Company/Organization: 

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:

Essential

  • 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

Desirable

  • 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 applications@iddcconsortium.net 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.