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Senior Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer

Employer
Fauna & Flora International (FFI)
Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
Circa £45,000 per annum
Closing date
1 Aug 2021

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Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.

FFI is seeking an exceptional and talented individual to carry out the critical role of Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO within a well-established, dynamic, global conservation charity. Your responsibilities will include providing comprehensive executive support to the CEO, supporting the CEO in the management of key stakeholder relationships, managing CEO projects, and facilitating the nexus between the CEO and all facets of the organisation. You will also ensure the smooth running of the CEO office and manage other members of the CEO team.

You will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to develop positive, productive work relationships, as well as the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and act with tact and diplomacy at all levels. You will have the ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and have sound judgement on sensitive, confidential, urgent issues, whilst working under minimal supervision and in a fast-paced environment. Outstanding organisational and time management skills, a methodical, efficient approach, and a real attention to detail are essential for this role.  With a keen interest in conservation issues, you will be committed to and enthusiastic about FFI’s mission.  International experience and good experience working in a similar role are essential.

In return, we offer the opportunity to work for a ground-breaking organisation at the forefront of global conservation, with generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance, life insurance and salary exchange schemes.  Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants.

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 1 August 2021.

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