Build Change

Build Change
Founded in 2004, Build Change is a non‐profit social enterprise whose mission is to save lives in earthquakes and hurricanes. Build Change designs disaster-resistant houses and schools, trains homeowners, builders, engineers and government officials to build them, works with governments to develop and implement building standards, partners with the private sector to improve building materials quality and create jobs, and facilitates access to incentive-based capital for reconstruction and retrofitting by partnering with financing institutions and government subsidy programs. Build Change started its work in Aceh, Indonesia after the 2004 earthquake and tsunami and has since expanded to include programs in China, Haiti, Colombia, Guatemala, Nepal, and the Philippines. Build Change has trained
more than 27,850 people on earthquake-resistant design and construction techniques, guided 42 organizations in using homeowner-driven design, created over 12,300 jobs and provided technical assistance for almost 51,300 safer buildings, impacting an estimated 257,621 people.

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WORK FOR AN AWARD-WINNING NONPROFIT SOCIAL ENTERPRISE 

POSITION OPENING:               Administrative Assistant

   

Industry:

Non-Profit/International Development

Employer:

Build Change

Job Location:

Kathmandu

Start Date:

Immediately

 
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION
Founded in 2004, Build Change is a non
profit social enterprise whose mission is to save lives in earthquakes and hurricanes. Build Change designs safe buildings, trains homeowners, builders, engineers and government officials to build them, works with governments to develop and implement building standards, partners with the private sector to improve building materials quality and create jobs, and facilitates access to incentive-based capital for reconstruction and retrofitting by partnering with financing institutions and government subsidy programs. Build Change started its work in Aceh, Indonesia, after the 2004 earthquake and tsunami, and since has expanded to include programs in China, Haiti, Colombia, Guatemala, the Philippines and Nepal. Build Change has trained more than 27,850 people on earthquake-resistant design and construction techniques, guided 42 organizations in using homeowner-driven design, created over 12,300 jobs and provided technical assistance for almost 51,300 safer buildings, impacting an estimated 257,621 people.

  
POSITION DESCRIPTION 
Build Change is currently seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Administrative Assistant. This position requires an organized and competent professional to provide effective administrative and logistic support as per organizational policies, procedures and systems for smooth Front Office operations at the Country Office This position will report to Finance & Administration Manager

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 1.      Manage front desk operations

·         Professionally handle all incoming and outgoing telephone calls ensuring clear and effective communication

·         Receive visitors, screen their appointments and direct to concerned staff as advised

·         Receive mail and document and forward to the concerned persons (without opening the contents).

·         Oversight and monitor the daily staff attendance file and movement in coordination with HR department and forward monthly attendance sheets for further analysis and records.

 

2.      Provide effective office support services

·         Monitor the cleanliness of the office building cum premises and coordinate with cleaner if required

·         Follow up for office/GH utilities, telephone and post box and timely inform to Finance department.

·         Monitor and support Kitchen management

·         Maintain and update a log book (Tracking System) of incoming and outgoing documents

·         Record keeping for office stationery items

·         Prepare meeting minutes and disseminate to the concern persons

 

3.      Provide effective secretarial support for the Country Director

·         Receive and screen incoming calls and visitors as per priority and coordinate with Country Director accordingly. 

·         Undertake any assigned responsibility when delegate

 

4.      Undertake Responsibilities as assigned by Admin, Finance and HR Department Manager

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·      Bachelor’s Degree in Administration or in the relevant job domain.

·      At least 2 years' relevant work experience is required

·      INGO work experience preferred

·      Competency in written and spoken English and Nepali

·      Nepali Typing preferred

 

TO APPLY:

http://www.buildchange.org/about/careers/

Job Overview
Administrative / Management
1
0 NRs per hour
Contract
1+ years
B. Com./BBS
11 May, 17
06 Jun, 17
Lalitpur

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed daily and suitable candidates may be invited for test and interview prior to the closing date.

To apply:

Please note the application procedure mentioned above and apply accordingly.

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