MSF would like to inspire an open and safe dialogue across the movement on all topics related to discrimination and injustice. We carry a strong sense of urgency to address DEI at all levels in the organization. As a result, a multitude of initiatives are currently being implemented across MSF in parallel .
With immediate effect, Operating Centre Amsterdam (OCA) is seeking a:
Senior Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Advisor (full time)
Objective of the position:
As Senior DEI Advisor you will advise the Staff Director and Operating Centre Amsterdam (OCA) Management Team (MT) on DEI for OCA’s global staff, and develop, and implement a strategic DEI road map in alignment with our staff vision and strategic plan. This role will also coordinate between the different DEI initiatives and committees within the OCA movement to create synergies and collaboration. It is line managed by the Staff Director.
Your main responsibilities will consist of:
Interaction with Internal & External stakeholders will include:
MSF is a civil society initiative that brings together individuals committed to the assistance of other human beings in crisis. As such MSF is by choice (Chantilly) an association. Each individual working with MSF does it out of conviction and commitment and is ready to uphold the values and principles of MSF.
As a DEI content expert, you are passionate about, and have good working knowledge of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion concepts – and a track record of implementing these. This also includes related fields like unconscious bias, intersectionality, cultural dimensions and communication theory in addition to “anti-racism” concepts and vocabulary.
You have the ability to prepare and facilitate meetings and workshops around sensitive subject matter, and the flexibility to adapt communication through self-, social and cross-cultural awareness; You are open, empathetic with keen emotional intelligence .
You have an understanding of (and working experience with) cultural differences and understand local contexts and display flexibility to adapt and support in local contexts and are willing to travel occasionally . This includes engaging with people with strong views, opinions and emotions.
You have project management skills and have successfully designed, led, implemented various DEI projects and initiatives in a senior capacity. You have at least 5 years relevant professional experience in a similar position , and a Bachelor’s (or similar) level of thinking.
You have an open and active mind-set, with strong communication skills, both verbal and written in English ( French, Spanish, Arabic, other languages are considered a plus ). Your strategic thinking ability will ensure the development and implementation of a DEI road map throughout OCA globally.
We Offer :
A challenging position within a stimulating, professional working environment in an international organisation.
We are flexible on where the job is based but with a strong preference for an MSF OCA location outside the Global North: Delhi, Amman and Nairobi. Relocation may be considered in line with company policies that apply (pending location).
For this full-time role, the salary (and benefits) is determined on relevant professional experience and are aligned with local policies depending on where the role is based. More details will be discussed during the selection phase.
MSF would like to inspire an open and safe dialogue across the movement on all topics related to discrimination and injustice. We carry a strong sense of urgency to address DEI at all levels in the organization. As a result, a multitude of…
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment . At Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Artsen zonder Grenzen , we are committed to an inclusive culture and we welcome applications from individuals of all genders, ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, races, religions, beliefs, ability status, and all other diversity characteristics. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, People of Color , LGBTQIA2S+ people and individuals with disabilities to apply.
If you are interested in this exciting role and would like to have additional information including the recruitment proces s, you can contact Linda Martens (Recruiter) linda .email@example.com
If you recognize yourself in this profile and meet the requirements, we welcome you to apply directly via our website via the ‘Apply’ button’ and upload a letter of motivation + Curriculum Vitae (in English) as one combined document . In your motivation letter, please give examples of recently implemented DEI initiatives/projects that you have led.
The closing date for this vacancy is 16th August at 23h59 CEST Amsterdam time.
Selection will be by means of two interviewing rounds, and a test/case may be part of the process. The first interview round is planned for week of 30th August 2021 and the 2nd interview may take place during week of 13th September 2021.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment . At Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Artsen zonder Grenzen , we are committed to an inclusive culture and we…