We are in an expansion phase, which has opened up many interesting job opportunities. Are you experienced in administration and service? Do you want to work in an international environment with colleagues all over the world? Then you might be the one we are looking for.
About the role
As Department Administrator for the Security and Innovation Department your main responsibility will be to provide administrative assistance to the team. You will also assist with follow-ups and evaluation of support given within different components of Security and Innovation Department.
Since this is an entirely new position you will also have the opportunity to be involved in the process of shaping the role and the working methods.
As Department Administrator you report to the Security and Innovation Department Director.
Your key activities will be to:
- Support in reporting and monitoring of support results given under the Emergency Fund
- Support in organising security related trainings and workshops in all the regions in cooperation with the team and regional departments
- Follow-up on all activities withing the department through evaluation and reports from beneficiaries
- Provide relevant reporting material to the Department Director in regard to the development and results of follow-ups
- Provide general administrative support to the department team
- Build and maintain a good relationship with key actors in the local, regional and international human rights community
As a person, you have a positive attitude towards tasks, colleagues, and partners and always tend to support and care for others and show a willingness to deliver solutions.
To follow instructions and adhere to the organisation's procedures and policies comes natural to you as well as monitoring your own performance against deadlines.
If you are also good at analysing numerical data and other sources of information to break them down into components, patterns, and relationships, we definitely believe that you will be successful in this role.
This position requires good verbal and written communication skills in English, meaning that you can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers possible without strain and that you can produce both clear and detailed text.
We assume that you share our values.
To be suitable for this role you have:
- Relevant post-secondary education in administration and business support or similar
- 1 - 3 years of relevant professional work experience with administration
- Experience or interest in working with community-based, informal groups, communities, charities, and NGOs, non-profits, media, human rights and/or civil society groups
- Great skills in Microsoft 365 (Teams, Outlook, PPT, Word)
Documented experience from working in a non-profit organisation is highly preferable. Other merits for the position are:
- Experience from working in an international organisation
- Experience from human rights work / volunteerism
- Additional language skills, such as Russian or Spanish
About the employment
This is a full-time permanent employment with a 6-month probationary, starting in November 2021 or according to agreement. As an organisation, we strive for diversity, and we see your background, experience and personality as a contribution to the organisation. You will be based in Stockholm, Sweden, at our Headquarters.
Please apply as soon as possible as we recruit on an ongoing basis, but no later than 1 November.
Local union representative: firstname.lastname@example.org (Unionen).
Civil Rights Defenders is a politically and religiously independent international human rights organisation. We defend people’s civil and political rights in some of the world’s most repressive regions. We partner with and support human rights defenders in more than 200 organisations in 30 countries on four continents. Together with our partners, we hold those in power accountable when people’s civil or political rights are violated. We also act as Sweden’s civil rights watchdog.
Civil Rights Defenders has around 70 staff members working in various functions towards our vision - a world of democratic societies in which we all enjoy our civil and political rights. Our headquarter is located in Stockholm, and we have eight branch-offices around the world. Learn more about our work at crd.org.