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Assistant Director-General (Operations)

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Blockchain & Climate Institute
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Londres, Angleterre, United Kingdom

Blockchain & Climate Institute


New
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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

The Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteers-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Director-General to join our Executive leadership team (preferably based in London, but not essential). The ideal candidate is driven and experienced, and looking to make a difference to international climate change governance.

This opportunity will bring the following advantages:

  • You will hone or learn new skills including research, presentation, writing, professional etiquette,
  • Your mind will be mentally stimulated, hence providing you a sense of purpose;
  • You will advance and boost your professional career by helping you to make professional connections and giving you real-world experience at the intersection between climate and emerging technologies; and
  • Help you develop long-lasting professional relationships with others. People who come together to make the world a better place forge close connection.


What will you be doing?

With support of three Executive Officers, your main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Executive Committee with preparation of monthly e-mail updates for the Advisory Board;
  • Coordinating the operations of Working Groups focusing on different climate policy areas;
  • Drafting and preparing all relevant documents before and after quarterly Advisory Board meetings;
  • Managing multiple calendars/diaries, meeting arrangements, conference calls and travel scheduling for the Director-General;
  • Developing and implementing operational policies and procedures under the instruction of the Director-General;
  • Managing all personnel matters among volunteers (e.g. probation period monitoring, reimbursement of authorised expenses); and
  • Managing other ad-hoc administrative activities, and project requirements as needed; general administrative duties in support of various projects (e.g. management of the organisation’s virtual drive), etc.


What are we looking for?

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent English writing skills, including the ability to develop effective working relationships, work flexibly across professional and operational boundaries, and communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders at all levels;
  • Proven ability to effectively multitask and prioritise work;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to follow instructions, respect authority and excellent reporting skills and follow up are a must; and
  • Excellent attention to detail and proactive attitude is an indispensable skill required for this role

General & Specialist Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office; and
  • Some knowledge on topics central to the BCI such as climate change, climate finance and blockchain technology preferred.

Education & Training:

  • Educated to degree level (second degree and/or professional qualification preferable , but not essential)

Relevant Experience:

  • At least five years of experience working in a similar role is essential, preferably acquired in a not-for-profit environment, the experience can be varied;
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office package, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint is essential to perform in this role.
  • Experience of building constructive relationships with stakeholders; and
  • Experience of working independently and with teams to drive forward projects using own initiative.

The Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteers-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.

We are looking to recruit a…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity

Location

Londres, Angleterre, GB

How to Apply

Candidates must submit their cover letter, CV and some English writing samples to the BCI Recruitment Team at recruitment@blockchainclimate.org.

Candidates must submit their cover letter, CV and some English writing samples to the BCI Recruitment Team at recruitment@blockchainclimate.org.

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