JOB TITLE: Regional Office Executive Assistant
PROGRAMME: Tunis Regional Office
Closing Date: 21 August 2017
Directorate: Global Operations
Working Hours: 35
Salary: $36,604 plus benefits
As the Executive Assistant to the Tunis Deputy Regional Directors at Amnesty International, you will play an essential role in enabling the North Africa leadership to meet ambitious human rights objectives. You will be responsible for providing a range of high-level administrative and other support services to ensure the efficient running of the Deputy Directors Office. The two Deputy Regional Directors’ work should be effectively supported with the appropriate service, systems and processes to maintain high standards and facilitate monitoring and reporting on work undertaken. Alongside this, you will also provide full administrative and project management support to the office Team, whilst also contributing to the support of the MENA Management Team.
As the first point of contact for the Deputy Regional Directors, you will be a strong communicator and well organised, providing a high-level service to a range of stakeholders. You will be based in Tunis but in constant communication with relevant internal and external contacts in the MENA region, and other world locations, be detail-oriented, be able to work at pace and to juggle independently the broad requirements of a role at this level of seniority. You must demonstrate the political judgement and discretion to manage sensitive information in addition to the initiative and discipline necessary to working with conflicting priorities and complex activities within a short time frame on a daily basis. You will also have excellent administrative and financial skills with the ability to monitor budgets for individual programmes and the Deputy Regional Directors office as a whole. You also need to have strong inter-personal skills to secure access to high-level contacts with government officials, and other senior leaders in the public, private and NGO sectors. You are fluent in English, French and Arabic.
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:
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Provide high-level administrative support to the Regional Management Team and assist with administrative, logistical and coordination tasks of Amnesty International’s Tunis Regional Office
To provide comprehensive administrative support and coordination support to staff based in the Tunis Regional Office which enables the efficient operation of the office’s human rights work programme
The IS, which operates from a number of sites around the world, gathers and communicates accurate and action-oriented human rights information globally. We campaign for meaningful human rights change; enable effective human rights activism and work to persuade governments and other actors to uphold universal human rights standards. We provide strategic leadership, support and advice to the AI movement globally, fostering AI’s contribution, presence and public accountability throughout the world.
Reporting to Deputy Regional Directors, Tunis Regional
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Other key relationships Regional office staff, relevant IS teams and local logistical support services
This role acts as the first point of contact for the Deputy Regional Directors (DRDs) requiring the ability to exercise high standards of servicing to a range of stakeholders (internal to the Regional Office and the AI movement, media, governments, NGOs and beneficiaries of AI’s work, amongst others). The post holder must have an understanding of the work of the DRDs to enable him/her to offer executive support to them.
The post holder plays a key role in ensuring the Office of the Deputy Regional Directors achieves its goals by the effective and efficient management of the work of the Deputy Regional Directors.
Under the direction of DRDs:
Organise and coordinate meetings/events, including international meetings/events with a range of stakeholders; prepare and circulate agendas; arrange logistics and, assist in the preparation of reports or take minutes for meetings which the Deputies are responsible. At times, the post holder will need to source venues, accommodation, manage communications, reimburse expenses to visitors/participants and run the event on the day(s), coordinate output and follow-up activities etc.), as well as resolve any problems that are encountered with minimal support, in order to deliver professional, well run meetings/events that enable participants to achieve their objectives.
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