Administrative Assistant - Part Time

Location
Woking, Surrey
Salary
£18,000 - £22,000
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
07 Nov 2019
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Equal Measures 2030 (EM2030) is a unique cross-sector partnership of leading organizations from civil society and the development and private sectors. We work to ensure that girls' and women's movements, advocates and decision makers have the data they need, and in a format they can use, to guide and drive faster progress towards the gender equality commitments in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The partnership is a joint effort of organizations from civil society and the development and private sectors, including: Asia-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (Arrow), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CLADEM, Data2X, the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), KPMG International, ONE Campaign, Plan International and Women Deliver.

The Opportunity

Equal Measures 2030 seeks the support of a part-time Administrative Assistant (2 days per week) to support the internal coordination and administrative operations of the EM2030 Secretariat.

This role will be integral to helping us achieve our objectives through financial and administrative support, including travel, event and knowledge management coordination. You will work closely with the EM2030 Secretariat team as well as regional and country-based colleagues.

You will support the Head of Engagement and Operations with the work-planning and project management of the Secretariat, ensuring actions are clearly communicated and met by team members. You will also maintain the knowledge management systems and joint calendar for the team to ensure good cross-team sharing and planning

The Individual

We are seeking to appoint an organised and resilient individual. You will have strong administrative skills with experience of using finance systems and invoices such as SAP. This will come alongside the ability to use basic Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

You will have good people skills to liaise with colleagues across the organisation on behalf of the Secretariat as needed, including Facilities, Finance and HR, working in a collaborative and supportive way with a global team.

Fluency in English is essential and language skills in Spanish and/or French is desirable.

For a detailed job description of the role, please see:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/532qmcgb1wu6kry/Equal%20Measures%20-%20Admin%20Assistant%20JD.docx?dl=0

Location: Global Hub, Woking, Surrey

Type of Role: Permanent Part-time (2 days per week)

Reports to: Head of Operations and Engagement

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000

Closing Date: 7 November 2019

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

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