Entreprise/Structure: Amnesty International
Ville, Pays: Dakar, Sénégal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Non précisé
Expériences professionnelles demandées: Non précisé
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 22-06-2016
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
ABOUT THE ROLE:
As the Executive Assistant to the West and Central Africa Regional Director at Amnesty International, you will be responsible for providing a range of high-level administrative and other support services to ensure the efficient running of the Director Office. The Regional Director’s work should be effectively supported with the appropriate service, systems and processes to maintain high standards and facilitate monitoring and reporting on work undertaken. Reporting to the Finance and Office Manager, the Executive Assistant will also provide full administrative and project management support to the office Team, whilst also contributing to the support of the West and Central Africa management Team.
As the first point of contact for the Regional Director you will be a strong communicator, providing a high-level service to a range of stakeholders. You will be based in Dakar but in constant communication with relevant internal and external contacts in the West and Central Africa 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 Regional Director 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 bilingual in French and English.
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:
- more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
- more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.