SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 136 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility we are now looking for a committed: Finance and Administration Advisor (f/m), 27 hrs./week.
Location: International Office, Brussels/Belgium
As part of the Liaison and Advocacy (L&A) team, the Finance and Administration Advisor reports directly to the Head of Global Advocacy and in dotted line to the coordinator of the EU Institutional Partnership Department (IPD). She/he will be responsible and will ensure the running of human resources, finance and accounting, procurement and the general administration and logistics of the L&A and IPD teams in the Brussels Office. Occasional indirect support to other L&A locations - namely, Vienna and Geneva- is also required. She/he will liaise with relevant departments of the International Office (IO) - especially Finance and HR, as well as with SOS Children’s Villages organisations if and when necessary. She/he will formalise and regularly improve processes to best support the L&A and IPD teams on administrative and financial procedures in accordance with the SOS Children’s Villages International rules and the local laws. She/he will manage social, legal issues, IT and payroll in partnership with external service providers. She/he will occasionally facilitate the organisation of internal and external meetings/events – especially by providing logistic and administrative support.
Please note that applications will be reviewed and suitable candidates will be contacted for interviews on an ongoing basis. The position will remain open until filled.