Team Coordinator, East and Southern Africa

United Kingdom - London (Global Support Office)

This vacancy is now closed

Description

About Us:

At MSI Reproductive Choices Reproductive Choices we are unapologetically pro-choice. We believe that every woman has the right to make choices about her own body and her own future. As one of the world’s leading providers of contraception and safe abortion care, we give women the means to do so. Across 37 countries, we provide high quality, safe services, and work with advocacy to create an enabling environment, so every client has safe access to services when and where they are needed. Because when a woman can determine her own future, she can contribute to creating a better, more sustainable future for everyone.

MSI Reproductive Choices is committed to creating an inclusive environment with a workforce which is representative of the communities we serve. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and give equal consideration to all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age. We are committed to promoting equality and safeguarding the welfare of all team members and clients, with a focus on vulnerable groups. 

The role

The main purpose of this role is to promote and ensure the smooth running of the region through providing a high level of administrative and logistical support to the ESA RST and the overseas partners. Your duties will be varied, ranging from developing effective office systems, acting as ESA point of contact with other teams and departments, organising internal team meetings and events, making travel arrangements by liaising with our travel partner, carrying out financial processes (raising purchase orders, making team salary allocations etc), assisting with the production of reports and proposals, managing mailing lists and all other administrative tasks.

About you

We want individuals who support our mission of eliminating unsafe abortion by 2030 and who work with us to build an enabling environment to increase access to safe services everywhere. We expect all team members to share our vision and commitment to achieving our mission whilst promoting equality and safeguarding the welfare of all clients and colleagues.

To succeed in this role, you must have:

  • Excellent IT skills, including advanced Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, internal intranet (SharePoint) and Microsoft Teams (recording calls etc.)
  • Good financial skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to manage heavy and fluctuating workload
  • Ability to manage conflicting demands from a large team
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Results orientated.

Skills:

  • Experience in team co-ordination or administrative role for a large team
  • Experience in working with statistical and financial data
  • Experience in IT troubleshooting
  • Experience in organisation of events/workshops.

Qualifications:

  • Secretarial/Administrative qualification.

Personal Attributes:

  • Committed to the protection of team members and clients, with a focus on vulnerable groups.
  • Able to role-model inclusive and culturally sensitive attitudes and behaviours.
  • General interest in international development and/or reproductive health issues.
  • Pro MSI Reproductive Choices philosophy of social enterprise and cost recovery.
  • Pro MSI Reproductive Choices philosophy of reproductive rights
  • Enthusiastic, positive and determined attitude.

For more information about the role, please view the job description and person specification on our website.

Location: London, WT1

Full-time: 35hrs

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £23,800 - £28,000

Closing date: Thursday 4th February 2021 (midnight GMT). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.

For internal staff applying from an MSI country programme, the role will be positioned within the existing salary structure of the country. Local terms and conditions of the country will apply.


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