Vacancy – Operations & Executive Administrator – ADM.202302

2 February 2023

Are you keen to work for the humanitarian sector and make a difference? Do you enjoy administrative work and is it important for you to deliver good quality support? Do you want to join a small and dynamic organisation? If you wish to contribute to the next steps of development of the CHS Alliance, we would love to hear from you.

The CHS Alliance is looking for their new Operations and Executive Administrator, a “service-oriented” person with strong organizational skills, who likes to deliver high quality admin support.

You will join a dynamic organisation influencing the sector towards greater accountability to people affected by crisis through the take up of Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS).

This role is part of the Operations Teams and an essential function for a smooth-running Secretariat.

What we expect from you
As the Operations and Executive Administrator, you will work under supervision of the Chief Operating Officer. Your tasks will be diverse, but your focus will be on Operations and Governance support, including meeting organization, travel arrangements, HR and IT administrative tasks, office management and executive support to the Senior Management Team.

You will find the full job description here.

As part of the CHS Alliance team, you commit to the CHS Alliance vision, mission, and values and commit to be personally and collectively responsible for upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.  This includes respecting the CHS Alliance’s Code of Conduct and the dignity of those whom the Alliance pledges to assist and with whom they have contact.

Terms and Conditions
Location:  Geneva
Time commitment: 80 to 100 % on an open-ended contract (with preference for 80%)
Salary: annual gross salary ranges from 71’083CHF to 81’237CHF, based on qualifications and experience
Start Date:  asap 

Important notice:
The CHS Alliance has a zero-tolerance policy towards the abuse of power, exploitation, bullying, harassment and discrimination and towards fraud and corruption.

As representatives of the CHS Alliance, staff behaviour must be seen to be of the highest standard and in keeping with the CHS Alliance vision, mission and aims. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. As part of these checks, the CHS Alliance is participating in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. The participation in this Scheme requires the CHS Alliance to seek information about candidate’s misconduct (including sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment) with any previous employers for at least the past five years.

How to apply
You shall submit your application by email to:
Applications shall include a CV and a motivation letter (no longer than 2 pages each). Please mention your name and the vacancy reference in the subject line.

Vacancy reference: ADM.202302 

Deadline for applications22 February 2023

Please expect the interviews to take place the week of 13 March 2023.