Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she is free to pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.
The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI's Goal: The Prevention of Unwanted Births and its mission of ensuring the individual's right to: Children by Choice Not Chance.
The main purpose of this role is to promote and ensure the smooth running of the International Programmes Department through providing a high level of administrative and logistical support to the East and Southern Africa (ESA) team 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.
To succeed in this role, you must have: