JOB DESCRIPTION | Maternity Leave Replacement


EMPLOYER: International Catholic Center of Geneva (CCIG)
JOB TITLE: Secretary General ad interim
RESPONSIBLE TO: CCIG Board
STARTING DATE: June 2015
ENDING DATE: November 2015
ACTIVITY RATE: From 25% to 50% depending on the month concerned
PLACE: CCIG Office, rue de Varembé 1, 1202 Geneva (Switzerland)


JOB SUMMARY:
Implementation of projects and management of the CCIG secretariat.

ESENTIAL KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for providing logistical support for the organization of coordination meetings and training sessions for NGO representatives;
  • Research and Prepare package of information for training sessions in the field (including UN documents and other materials);
  • Perform miscellaneous office tasks and organizational duties, such as organization of Board meetings and Reception hours for members at the secretariat.
  • Communication (update of CCIG website, targeted information mailing lists).
  • Administrative tasks: coordination and supervision of Accountant’s work.

ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Fundraising: Maintain timely and consistent contact with current donors and potential donors.

 QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 EDUCATION:  

  1. Master’s degree in international relations or similar field.

EXPERIENCE:

  1. A minimum of two years’ experience in international NGOs’ environment.
  2. Knowledge of and experience in working with Catholic-inspired NGOs is highly valued.
  3. Experience in fundraising for international NGOs desirable.

SKILLS:

  • Proven ability to relate to international NGOs working in the Development and Human Rights.
  • Deep understanding of Advocacy work and its technique.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the UN system for the promotion and protection of human rights, including full understanding of implications of NGO participation.
  • In-depth knowledge of the functioning of the Universal Periodic Review, including direct experience in reporting process.
  • Knowledge of fund raising/development practices, standards, and reporting.
  • Understanding of Budgeting processes.
  • Personal computers, hardware, and software programs including; Word, Outlook, Excel.

COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Advanced oral and written communication in English and French.
  • Knowledge of Spanish as an asset.

PERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Work effectively without direct supervision.
  • Maintain flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments.

 To apply, please send your CV and Cover letter to: secretariat@ccig-iccg.org