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Job Description

Compassion International's mission is to release children from poverty in Jesus' name. Through a holistic approach to child development, we blend physical, social, economic and spiritual care together. We do all of our work through partnerships with local, evangelical Christian churches. We primarily work though child sponsorship, with over two million children currently sponsored. In summary, Compassion is Christ-centered, church-based and child-focused. If you're interested, keep reading and apply below!

 

Position: Senior Administrative Assistant



This senior level administrative assistant, while maintaining strict confidentiality, collaborates with teammates to perform very skilled and detailed administrative work that directly advances the operations and objectives of the department served, providing a full suite of highly skilled support functions to a large work group and generally directly support a senior director. May act as the team lead for other support assistants.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Acts as an advocate for children. Understands and advances Christ's mandate to protect children. Raises awareness of the needs of children and takes active steps to help protect against neglect, abuse, and exploitation of children. Promotes the dignity, respect, positive treatment, potential of children in all circumstances. Encourages the involvement of others in helping children in need. Reports and appropriately supports responses to incidents of harm of children if they occur.
  • Performs skilled support work entering complex electronic data, researching, retrieving, and formatting information and data requiring highly specialized knowledge of the assigned work group.
  • Focusing on work product outcomes, and working as the work group process expert, may direct the tasks of other assistants or similar level staff and may serve as team lead.
  • Drafts and/or proofread records, documents, or forms and other correspondence on behalf of leader or department professional practitioners. Often schedules large and complex meetings, records meeting minutes, coordinates travel, welcomes and hosts visitors, and prepares agendas and itineraries.
  • Answers questions, explain processes, and correspond with people concerning specific and detailed information within the assigned department or work group. May directly oversee data report creation, tracking, and dissemination for the department or work group supported.
  • May perform support work such as answering phones, routing calls, conveying messages, and performing light manual labor such as delivering office supplies, arranging chairs, and placing refreshments or brochures and displays.
  • Often communicates with staff in other countries to facilitate processing of information or work product, follow-up on accuracy and process compliance, and ensure clear understanding between functions on major issues.
  • May administer programs requiring subject matter expertise within the disciplines of the work group supported, as well as gathering, evaluating and reporting on data related to the assigned department or client departments.
  • May order supplies or services, arrange for shipping or transportation, or provide other logistical services in accordance with standard practices and policies or direct the work of other staff to accomplish these tasks. May provide notary services as required.
  • May be involved with some facilities responsibilities such as the following: furniture adjustments, fixture assembly, installations, event set-up, deliveries, shipping, minor cleaning

 

 

Qualifications

 


Culture
  • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.
 
Education
  • High School Diploma Business Administration, Technology, or related discipline
 
Experience
  • Eight years experience working in an administrative position. Understanding or proficiency in the area supported may be required.

 

*Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above

 

 

Working Environment

 

Office – Standard Office Environment

 

 

Physical Demands

 

Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

 

 

Travel Requirements

 

No travel required for this role


How to apply


To apply, CLICK HERE: https://cutt.ly/hcbsfx0



The application deadline is April 15th. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1st or later.


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    16 Apr, 2021

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