London Office Co-ordinator
£22,500 per annum + London weighting + great benefits
Permanent, Full Time
World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.
Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.
Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.
Are you an active Christian, experienced in office administration? Are you innovative, customer focused and resourceful?
This is a fabulous opportunity to join World Vision. No day will be the same in this busy and varied role where you’ll be responsible for the smooth operation of World Vision UK’s London office. You will manage and deliver core services in an effecient, timely and professional manner, enabling staff working in the London office to carry out their functions effectively. You will act as the main point of contact for the Central Services team who are based at our Head Office in Milton Keynes.
Key responsibilities will include:
Managing the day to day operations of this busy office, including: support of colleagues and guests, facility support, stationery supplies and office post.
Managing Health & Safety, Welfare and Environmental systems to maintain full compliance.
First-line basic IT support
Acting as a keyholder and emergency out of hours contact support for offices and security
Work with users and maintain meeting rooms for conferences to agreed service levels
Provide support for our environmental standards and performance and work towards methods of improvement
Provide occasional supervision of contract/temporary staff and volunteers
Coordinate the provision of Devotionals and occasionally lead these sessions.
Educated to A level, you will need a proven track record of working in a busy and fast-paced office environment. You’ll need to be competent and experienced in using Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office365 Programmes. A working knowledge of Lotus Notes and Mitel telephone systems would be an advantage.
If you are an excellent organiser, have strong attention to detail and a warm, engaging, relational approach, this could be the ideal role for you.
You should also be passionate about applying your professional skills to help children living in poverty and if you are a qualified First Aider, experienced Fire Warden and Qualified Risk Assessor this would be ideal, though training will be provided where necessary.
As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension and free parking (MK only).
If you believe you have the right skills to succeed in this important role, then please click hereto view the full job description.
Please upload your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.
Closing date for applications:3rdFebruary 2019
Planned Interview Date:w/c 11thFebruary 2019.
Due to the expected volume of applicants we may not be able to send you a personal response but only communicate with you if your application is successful.
World Vision UK is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and have polices regarding flexible working arrangements including part time and job share.
As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.
No agencies please.