Location: Prague, HQ
Starting date: asap – April 2022
Duration: 12 months with the possibility of extension to open the contract
People in Need (PIN) is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Central and Eastern Europe active in humanitarian and development aid, human rights and social inclusion. In 2021, more than 1700 employees worked in our Humanitarian and Development Aid Section in 23 countries (Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe). Our growing team in Prague (with a turnover of more than 90 million EUR per year) is looking for a new colleague to become a Regional Administrative Officer for Asia (RAO).
The RAO is responsible for providing high quality, flexible and effective programme administrative support to missions. He/she closely cooperates with the regional desks (Country Programme Coordinators) and with all country programmes and HQ support departments, especially Finance, HR, IT and logistics department.
Duties & Responsibilities:
ADMIN AND PROGRAMME SUPPORT for Nepal, Mongolia, Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar:
Meeting arrangements (venue, catering, technical support)
Supports internal coordination- scheduling and writing minutes of regional meetings, coordinating inputs to weekly standards, etc
Contracts (approval, signature, payment/follow up)
Ensures project documentation is archived fully, correctly and on time, communicates with staff on missions to address gaps
Provides support during the preparation of a concept note or project proposal process;
Reports to Fundraising Department
Helps maintain the databases and calendar of key events related to ongoing projects and proposals
Organizes study visits/training/other events in the Czech Republic: agenda, transportation, contracts, venue, catering, invitations, accompanying, feedback, lessons-learned
Unify and maintain the folders for archiving hard copies at HQ (with documents without unique numbers, e.g. boarding passes, timesheets, reports to the donors
Support to expatriate staff and Human Resources:
Onboarding – supports DO in the introduction to PIN, CP, procedures, tools, systems
Delivers practical training on SharePoint, ELO archive system, intranet, HQ structure
Checks fulfilment of e-learning requirements
Shares relevant webinars and resources with CP staff.
Collaborates with DO on website updates and beneficiary counts
Provides inputs to annual reports
Coordinates translation and fact-checking of press releases,
Supports logistics of journalist visits
At least one year’s experience in administration
Working within a humanitarian and/or development organization would be an advantage;
Organizational and problem-solving skills;
Excellent communication skills, including fluent spoken and written English, including exceptional report writing and editing skills.
Basic knowledge of Excel
Starting salary is based on the previous work experience and according to PIN salary scale 31 – 34 000 CZK
Background and professionalism of the largest Czech non-governmental organization
Interesting and creative work in an international environment
PIN supports professional and personal development
25 days of annual leave
3 days of sick leave
Home office upon agreement
Getting to know the organisation and colleagues from around the world – 2 weeks of Induction (now online)
Child daycare centre for employees’ children
Open and informal organizational culture
Psychological support and couching
Possibility to participate in interesting events we organize (e.g. One World international film festival)
Friendly colleagues with similar values
How to apply:
Are you interested in this position? Great. Send us your CV and short cover letter via our application form.
Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.
People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at: www.peopleinneed.cz/policies).