Vacancy Announcement: Short-term Logistics Support for the CSM Secretariat

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Recruitment of a Short-term Logistics Support for the Secretariat of the Civil Society Mechanism

The Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) for relations with the United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is recruiting for the period 1st September – 31st October 2016, a:

  • Logistics Support person (Location: Rome, Italy)

The requested person will be asked to support the CSM Secretariat in the organization of the upcoming CSM/CFS events in October such as: CSM Coordination Committee (13-14 October), CSM Forum (15-16 October), CSO participation in the CFS 42nd Session (17-21 October) and in the systematization of the CSM archive when events are concluded (24-31 October) by:

  • Providing the needed logistical support helping with: booking of flights and hotels, facilitate the release of Visas, reimbursement of participants expenses, registration to the CFS 42nd session;
  • Supporting the communication and information flows within the CSM members, CSM working groups participants, during the CFS/CSM meetings in Rome.
  • Systematising the CSM archives after the conclusion of the events
  • Preparing folders and meeting materials

The CSM is looking for a person who:

  • Is fluent in English. Knowledge of an additional language such as Spanish and French is an asset
  • Has good knowledge of excel and Apple OS
  • Is committed, responsible and proactive with good problem-solving skills
  • Has a proved working experience in the organization and preparation of meetings and events with peoples’ organisations and social movements
  • Is able to work in a multi-cultural environment and able to contribute harmonically to team work
  • Is Rome-based and able to adapt to a flexible working schedule
  • Preferably has knowledge of CFS or FAO context

Read the full announcement

Deadline for submission is 13 of July 2016