Organization: World Organisation for Animal Health
Closing date: 20 Mar 2018
Position title – Administrative Assistant, Science and New Technologies Department (SNTD)
Salary: 2 000 Euros / month + benefits (salary exempt of French income tax, annual bonus)
Duration: 2-year contract – renewable according to performance
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is the intergovernmental organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide. The standards it develops for the trade of live animals and products of animal origin are recognized by the World Trade Organization as reference international sanitary rules (http://www.oie.int/fr/).
The OIE, then known as the « Office international des épizooties », was created on the 25th of January, 1924. Its Headquarters are based in Paris. It comprises 181 Member Countries and is present on all continents through 12 Representations or Bureaus in total.
Contributing to the objective of the Organisation to improve animal health and welfare throughout the world, the mission the Science and New Technologies Department (SNTD) is to collect and analyse, with the support of its 322 OIE Collaborating Centres and Reference Laboratories, the latest scientific information on animal diseases and to provide the scientific basis for OIE standards and guidelines.
Positioning and reporting
The Administrative Assistant will report to the Head of the SNTD, under the authority of the Deputy Director General in charge of International Standards and Science, and will work closely with the other administrative support staff in the Department.
The Administrative Assistant supports the daily administrative running of the SNTD, liaising with the rest of the Organisation and external parties to guarantee the smooth coordination of activities. The Administrative Assistant is also in charge of providing logistical support to the organisation and coordination of meetings managed by the Department.
Missions and activities
Provide general administrative support to the activities of the SNTD team:
Assist in the logistical management of events:
Provide support to the preparation of technical documents:
Qualifications and Experience
This post requires long hours in a seated position at a computer. Periodic overtime may occur in the preparation of events.
How to apply:
The OIE places high value on a multicultural and positive work environment.
The OIE is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications of all qualified candidates, irrespective of their ethnic origin, gender, opinions or beliefs.
This is a full-time position as an international civil servant based at the OIE Headquarters in Paris (France) that is available as soon as possible.
To apply, please click on the following link: https://goo.gl/CHLe4N and complete your application online by 20 March 2018 at the latest, including a cover letter identifying how you meet the qualifications, experience and skills listed above along with a supporting CV.
Should you have any questions/technical issues, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.