Location: London, United Kingdom

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Saturday 2 June 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Project Officer, International Programs to support our Global Program Impact Director with project and general administrative assistance. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with experience supporting senior stakeholders to join a friendly team, and a dynamic and fast paced organisation working to reach the most marginalised and deprived children globally.

The role is initially offered on the basis of a 12 month fixed term contract, and part-time hours of 21/28 hours a week.

In this role you will support with the Director's project work, arrange meeting logistics, pre-briefs etc., organise international travel arrangements, support with expense claims, manage the Director's diary as required, and provide other general administrative support as required.

In order to be successful you will bring/be:

  • Experience of office administration/managing project activities, ideally within an international environment
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office with particular strengths in PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Sound judgement, and an ability to effectively prioritise and juggle the requirements of multiple stakeholders in a constantly changing environment
  • The ability to adopt a pro-active approach and offer solutions as appropriate
  • Experience of dealing with diary management and international travel arrangements
  • Experience of planning and organising meetings, with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, fluent in English, with an eye for detail
  • The ability to liaise and communicate effectively with a broad range of people at all levels, across different cultures and to act with credibility, discretion, tact and diplomacy.
  • Self- motivated with ability to work autonomously

We offer an annual salary of around £27Kpa, which would be pro-rated to reflect the contracted hours. Our benefits package includes the opportunity to join our pension scheme, life assurance, and 30 days annual leave.

Candidates available for an immediate start are preferred, and applications will be progressed upon receipt.

The organisation

We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Application information

Please apply online via our e-recruitment system, including details of your current remuneration and salary expectations in your Cover letter.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


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