Executive Assistant NEXUS Secretariat New York

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1 Year Fixed Term Contract


Location: New York


IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all. We are a worldwide movement of national organisations working with and for communities and individuals.


The NEXUS initiative is aimed to support a group of cross-regional high-level government officials in ensuring the highest-level of support to gender equality and SRHR at crucial UN negotiations related with the Agenda 2030 and ICPD beyond 2014 follow up processes. Specifically, this initiative aims at bridging the political leadership gap at UN negotiations by providing tools, strategic policy analysis, technical support, and intelligence to a cross-regional intergovernmental group of SRHR champions to mobilize support for critical international processes. An independent unit, NEXUS supports political mobilization and coordination of government champions to support gender equality and SRHR in UN multilateral fora. 


You will have a proven track record of providing administrative, notetaking and office management support to senior executives with good coordination, planning and organizational skills supported by a degree in management, public administration, finance, business and/or a similar related field.  You will also need to have prior experience budget planning, monitoring, management and reporting.  Being able to work under pressure whilst being able to problem solve creatively and flexibly is a must.  Further information on the role can be found in the attached job description.


Please submit your resume with a cover letter to [email protected] if you wish to apply for this position.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.


Closing date: 15 January 2021


Applications are particularly welcome from candidates openly living with HIV/AIDS. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity.  Candidates must be legally allowed to work in the United States (no sponsoring).


IPPF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. 


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