Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.
This role is situated in the Programme Quality and Operations Division. It is part of the International Programme Operations team and will work closely with all divisions in the International Department and beyond.
About the role
To provide effective and efficient administrative and communications support to enable the smooth functioning of the London-based functions in the International Department, as well as support to the International Director and the Heads of Divisions. Take responsibility for effective communications and public relations liaison between the Director and all key contacts, both internal and external. Responsible for launching and initial administration of corporate emergency appeals as per the Humanitarian Handbook. To ensure that procedures are followed, and standards are met. Any other support as deemed relevant.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
All successful candidates will require either a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service certificate (DBS) as part of your clearance for commencing your role with us. Information will be forwarded to you by the HR team with your offer.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Give us an example of when you treated others with dignity and respect while recognising that they had different ideas and views to you
Tell us about a time when you were aware that you were not communicating effectively and you had to adapt what you were saying or how you were saying it.
Please give us an example of how you have taken account of the need to use resources economically and without unnecessary waste when planning and delivering your work