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Senior Administrative Officer

Blockchain & Climate Institute


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Published 2 months ago

Recurring
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 for a passionate volunteer who is looking to develop administrative and resource management experience through an exciting role at a forward-thinking climate think-and-do-tank. As part of the Executive Officer Grade and reporting to the Director-General and Chief of Staff, the Administrative Officers at the Director-General’s Office will provide executive-level administrative and secretarial support for the Director-General, Chief of Staff, Company Secretary and the Legal Advisors. 

Skills& Abilities

  • Excellent oral communication 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
  • Excellent English writing
  • Close attention to details
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to balance competing work demands 
  • Ability to support technology-enabled meetings e.g. video conferencing, Skype, digital conference calls
  • High attention to detail and proven experience of managing sensitive data
  • Conscientious but proactive approach
  • Solution orientated and confident style
  • Experience of working in high-pressure environment and delivering to tight deadlines

General &Specialist Knowledge

  • Advanced Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Basic knowledge of Air table and/or Trello
  • Some knowledge on topics central to the BCI such as climate change, climate finance and blockchain technology preferred.

Education &Training

  • Educated to degree level

Relevant Experience

  • Proven experience working in a similar role is essential, preferably acquired in a not-for-profit environment.
  • Experience of building constructive relationships with stakeholders; and
  • Experience of working independently and with teams to drive forward projects using their own initiative.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • To handle external correspondence for the Director-General;
  • To manage and monitor incoming and outgoing email correspondence, responding and redirecting mail items to directorate officers  as necessary, ensuring replies are issued within corporate deadlines and to standard;
  • To provide weekly press briefings for the Director-General;
  • To schedule high-level meetings for the Director-General, Chief of Staff and Company Secretary;  
  • To provide cover to Divisional Secretaries on an ad hoc basis;
  • To help ensure the smooth running of the Director-General’s Office;
  • To implement and manage new administrative processes where appropriate;
  • To undertake factual research as required; 
  • To support general resource management duties and occasionally help coordinate cross-divisional programmes; and
  • To support the Director-General during conferences and events. 


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 for a passionate…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity

How to Apply

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

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

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