Asistente de proyectos en la Vulture Conservation Foundation ~

20 de abril de 2024

Asistente de proyectos en la Vulture Conservation Foundation

 Oferta compartida por Joana Magalhaes en el Biogrupo

Vulture Conservation Foundation – Job Specification/Description:
Project Assistant (Full-time)
Job title
Project Assistant
Overall purpose of the job
To support mostly the Spanish projects of the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) on administrative tasks, notably on
1) administrative procedures related to the organization of international vulture transports, mostly from Spain (35% time)
2) organization of training seminars and events (35% time).
3) Other administrative procedures (30% time)
Full time 1 year contract, with potential renewal into fix-term contract
Reporting to
VCF Programmes Manager
The VCF is the leading organisation on vulture conservation in Europe and is now managing several large-scale projects, including EU-funded LIFE projects, in many different countries in Europe, with many actions and activities in Spain. The VCF is a Dutch foundation with a legal seat in Holland, and branches in Switzerland and Spain. The VCF project portfolio, activities and ambition have been steadily growing, and so has its team. This job position is meant to strengthen VCF administrative capacities in Spain.
Main duties & responsibilities
Organization of international transport of vultures

Assist the Programme Manager in communication with different authorities and rehabilitation centres in Spain to identify availability of vultures suitable for reintroduction projects.

Assist in communication with private rehabilitation centres.

Follow administrative procedures related to documents required for international animal transport (CITES and TRACES).

Provide support in organization of transport.

Support in communication activities related to the vulture transports.
Organization of events

Provide support in organization of events, mostly logistics (travel arrangements for participants, visas requests, accommodation bookings, etc.).

Support in communication activities related to the events.

Provide administrative support in preparation of events reports.
Administrative tasks

Provide administrative support to Programme Manager: setting up meetings, writing letters, managing calendars, drafting contracts, managing internal files.

Implement administrative tasks related to the VCF Spanish office (communication with the authorities, staff liability and prevention of labour risk insurance and preparation and filing of documents).

Provide administrative support in preparation of projects and reports.

Assist the Programme Manager in diverse administrative tasks.

Support communication activities in Spain.
Education - Skills - Experience required

Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience, namely administrative work related to the Spanish authorities, particularly environmental agencies and ministries.

Good knowledge on administrative processes in Spain.

Experience in organization of events.

Experience working in a non-profit setting.

Technical knowledge in using Microsoft Office 365.

Fluency in Spanish and English.

Ability to work in a team, be proactive and have initiative.

Passion for wildlife conservation issues

Available to travel.
Remote/Home-based in Spain, preferably in Extremadura, Andalusia or Madrid.
Salary and benefits
Approximately 1500€/monthly net, depending on experience.
Start Date
June 2024.
How to apply
Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to in one single PDF (please give your name to the pdf file).
Please include in the email subject: Project Assistant Application
Deadline: Sunday, 28 April 2024. Applications received after the closing date will be automatically discarded.

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