Salary: £23,206 per annum, plus excellent benefits
Location: London, UK
Closing date: 22 March 2018
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly organised individual with a talent for building strong working relationships to provide comprehensive administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and to the Board of Trustees.
The role will also involve supporting the Chief Operating Officer with managing security for our staff globally, on data protection and organising staff strategy days.
Educated to at least undergraduate level, you will need to be an excellent communicator (both verbally and in writing), computer literate, enthusiastic about our organisational mission, comfortable with big challenging tasks and small, mundane ones, and able to calmly handle multiple tasks and projects at once.
Experience working in an international organisation and proficiency in languages would be a distinct advantage.
For the full job requirements, please read the job description.
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The deadline for applications is Thursday 22 March 2018 at 23:59 (UK time). Interviews will take place on the 4 and 5 April 2018.
As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a work permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.
While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.
About the Organization
International Alert (Alert), one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with over 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace, is currently seeking two talented and accomplished trustees to join our Board.
We work with local communities in over 25 countries from Lebanon to the Philippines to help them build peace. And we advise companies, governments and international organisations on how their policies and operations can better support peace.
Our three-part mission is to build a more peaceful world by:
- Working with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions;
- Shaping policies and practices to support peace; and
- Collaborating with all those striving for peace to strengthen our collective voice and impact.
We focus on the issues that influence peace such community relations, gender, the role of businesses, and ways to prevent violent extremism.