Temporary contract (until 30th June 2012), part-time (17.5 hours per week), based in Brixton, South London
This is a great opportunity for a candidate who would like to further develop their administrative skills and other competencies, in a context of international development and young adult volunteering. This role requires a skilled and reliable administrator, with initiative and the ability to multitask. This is a very varied, hands-on administration role within the International Citizen Service (ICS) team. Being part of this small dynamic team gives you the opportunity to be involved in and take responsibility for many different administrative processes and other activities, and interact with a diverse range of people.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy office, meeting a wide range of administrative requests; developing and maintaining administrative systems; booking travel/flights and accommodation; working in a supportive and enabling role, and dealing with enquiries from the general public in a friendly, tactful, confident and diplomatic manner.
Solid office/administration skills are essential, as is excellent attention to detail and accuracy; organisation, prioritising and planning skills; problem solving skills and openness to learning, as well as initiative, enthusiasm, and a proactive approach.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also crucial and will enable the successful candidate to build working relationships with a culturally diverse workforce. The post holder will also use discretion and handle confidential information appropriately; have an entrepreneurial, results oriented and dynamic approach; and be committed to, and have sympathy and respect for Progressio’s purpose, vision and values, and cultural awareness and sensitivity in an inter-faith setting.
It is essential that you complete an application form in full, as very specific information is required and will be used to decide whether or not you will be short-listed for interview. Please note that CVs/resumes will not be considered.
For further information and an application form visit www.progressio.org.uk/jobs
Interviews: 19 or 20 March 2012
Please return the completed application form to: Recruitment@progressio.org.uk