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Administrative Support Officer

Washington D.C. (United States of America)

The Opportunity

You will support Plan’s advocacy work and facilitate Plan’s effective participation at the UN in New York, with responsibility for the coordination and management of all events, and responsibility for the managements of all administrative and travel arrangements for the UN New York office. You will also provide public relations and communications support to the Plan Office to the UN in New York.

The Person

In order to succeed in this role; you will have had demonstrable experience, exposure to working with the UN, Permanent Missions to the UN or CSO organizations to the UN is an asset. A good working knowledge of computer systems including Excel, Word and Outlook. Attention to detail is crucial in this post and you will be accurate and well organised. The ability to co-ordinate, plan and prioritise work effectively in order to meet deadlines will be required and remaining focused under pressure is important. You will have excellent communication and relationship building skills and demonstrate a calm and consistent approach to your work. The ability to speak one additional UN language is preferred but not essential.

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Location: New York, USA

Type of Role: Full time Permanent Position

Salary: Circa $50,000

Reports to: Head of Office and UN Representative

Closing Date: Sunday 3 December 2017

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: Plan International
  • Location: Washington D.C. (United States of America)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2017-12-03

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