International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)

In order to support the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) Brussels-based Secretariat, we are now recruiting an Administration and Finance Officer (part-time). Please see below for more details on the role and on how to apply.


1. Job description
Purpose of the job: The Administration and Finance Officer will support administrative and financial issues to ensure the smooth running of the IDDC Secretariat.

Main tasks and responsibilities:
Office administration

  • Administering finances, and supporting the IDDC Treasurer and external accountant with bookkeeping
  • Maintaining the IDDC filing system and databases
  • Updating and developing administrative guidelines
  • Dealing with routine correspondence and telephone queries

Facilitation of meetings and events

  • Providing logistical support for meetings and events, including the IDDC General Assembly
  • Participating in meetings and networking when requested
  • Preparing and taking the minutes of IDDC meetings

Besides the responsibilities mentioned above, the Administrative and Finance Officer undertakes tasks as requested by the IDDC Coordinator.

Reporting structure: The Administration and Finance Officer reports to the IDDC Coordinator

Location: Brussels (Belgium)

Start date: from as soon as possible in 2015


2. Person specification

Profile and requirements:


  • IT skills: excellent knowledge and experience of MS Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and internet)
  • Fluent English, good knowledge of Dutch and/or French, other European languages an asset
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Self-motivation and self-organisation; ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a small and busy team; pro-active attitude
  • Highly skilled in administration
  • Numerate, with basic bookkeeping/accounting skills an advantage
  • Commitment to IDDC Values and Principles
  • Interest in and commitment to disability and development cooperation


  • Experience of working in an international non-governmental organisation/network
  • Knowledge of accessibility and inclusion
  • Prepared to travel occasionally within Europe


3. How to apply

Please send your application (letter of motivation and CV) including your desired salary to with the reference ‘IDDC Administrative and Finance Officer’ in the subject line.

Closing date for applications: 19 January 2015

Interview date in Brussels: 27 January 2015

IDDC operates an equal opportunities recruitment process. People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Please note, only candidates in possession of a valid work permit will be considered.

We regret that we will only be able to send a reply to candidates who have been short-listed for the interviews. We thank you for your understanding.