Team Assistant Standards Division
Start Date: A.S.A.P., 40 hrs p/w. (€ 30,000.- / € 33,000.- gross per year on full time basis)
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Contract: 1 year initially – extension by mutual consent
Position summary and job purpose
The post holder will perform a wide range of tasks in support of the Standards Division, enhancing the team’s capacity.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, general administrative support to the Standards Division to guarantee the smooth and reliable operation of the Standards Division, and specific administrative tasks to support the GRI Standards Report Registration System and the implementation of projects, as needed.
(S)he will report to the Director, Standards.
• Maintains GRI Standards Report Registration System including interactions with internal and external stakeholders
• Maintains a contact database for the Standards Division
• Ensures efficient ongoing admin support for the Standards Division
• Takes notes and follows-up on actions for internal and external meetings
• Arranges logistics for meetings, webinars, and teleconferences for the Standards Division and the GSSB (GRI’s dedicated standard-setting body)
• Processes travel reimbursements for external experts participating in GSSB projects
• Assists Standards Division members with travel arrangements
• Helps to set-up and manage internal processes for coordinating requests for Standards Division time and resources
• Conducts research and provides input to internal documents – in collaboration with the line manager – to enable discussion and decision-making by the Standards Division and the GSSB
• Updates internal and external online content on a regular basis, with support from the Communications team
• Other duties as required
Key competencies / Requirements
• 4-5 years of experience in a similar position
• Flexibility and an open attitude
• Highly organized; keen attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively under time pressure
• Strong communication and teamwork skills
• Proven experience in handling multiple tasks while delivering on specific commitments
• Near-native speaker level of written and spoken English, and preferably fluency in Dutch
• Demonstrated experience in supporting research and analysis
• Comfortable and proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and CRM solutions – preferably with advanced abilities
• Able to work in an international and multi-cultural setting
• Affinity with the mission and vision of GRI would be an advantage
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates, eligible to live and work in the Netherlands, are invited to submit their resume and letter of interest in English to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit an application is 12.00 noon (CET), 24th August 2018. GRI appreciates all expressions of interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
GRI, Attn. Human Resources
Visitors’ address: Barbara Strozzilaan 336, 1083 HN, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
T: +31 (0)20 531 00 00 www.globalreporting.org
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