Schone Kleren Campagne / Clean Clothes Campaign is looking for an
OFFICE MANAGER (3 days per week)
Based in Amsterdam, starting around August 1st 2022
Schone Kleren Campagne/ Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers – most of them women – in the global garment and sportswear industry. The CCC global network consists of more than 230 trade unions and NGOs, both in consumer and production countries, which are committed to a shared Global Strategic Framework and collaborate in global working groups, as well as through national and regional coalitions. For more information on our recent campaigns and advocacy work, as well as our vision, mission and principles, you can visit https://cleanclothes.org/ or www.schonekleren.nl
We are looking for someone to manage the operational side of our office and assist with a number of crucial administrative and HR tasks. You will often be the face of the organisation and contact person for a variety of third parties, for email and phone inquiries, and for visitors.
You will be working closely with our HR Coordinator.
Tasks and responsibilities include:
Office reception service
Office and facilities management (including for CCC’s small Brussels office)
Managing CCC’s general email inbox
Logistical support for travel and events
Archiving and documentation management
Staff contact person for administration and HR-related policies
Miscellaneous administrative tasks
Experience in a similar position
Strong organisational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in English and Dutch
Good computer skills
Proactive, independent, accurate and flexible
Ability to stay calm under pressure
A plus would be:
Living in Amsterdam or nearby
Affinity with the goals of Schone Kleren Campagne/ Clean Clothes Campaign and willingness to learn about our work
A dynamic job in a non-hierarchical organisation in which all staff earn the same salary, within an inspiring international network.
A temporary contract of 1 year for 3 days (of 8 hours) a week. Upon satisfactory performance, a permanent contract will follow.
The salary level is set at € 3741,- on the basis of 36 hours a week (full-time) plus 8% holiday allowance. For this position this means € 2.494,- gross per month for 24 hours/week, plus the holiday allowance. Every year the salaries are adjusted for inflation. Please note that, due to our principle of equality, the salary is not negotiable.
A fully paid for pension plan, thirty-six euros net telephone allowance, general net allowance 1% of gross pay contribution towards trade union membership, reimbursement of commuting costs (up to a fixed amount) and an individual training budget.
5 weeks holidays plus the days between Christmas and New Year.
About Schone Kleren Campagne/ Clean Clothes Campaign:
The organisation hosts two teams: the International Office (IO), which supports the CCC global network, and the Dutch Schone Kleren Campagne (SKC), which coordinates CCC activities in the Netherlands. These two teams are supported by IT, HR, fundraising, grant management and finance specialists. Most employees work in the Amsterdam office, and some in the Brussels office. In total, the organisation employs twenty-six staff within one legal entity (the foundation, or Stichting Schone Kleren Campagne). The organisation has no executive director; decision-making is based on consensus and non-hierarchical principles, within a clearly defined framework of self-steering teams. The coordination of organisational matters is performed by a Cross Team Body.
CCC’s goals include being a diversity-based organisation in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. We would like to be a reflection of society and are looking for people with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences. CCC also aims to offer an accommodating environment and conditions to all employees (for example, adapted working hours and workplace, providing additional support, etc).
The candidate needs to have residence and work permit for the Netherlands. The position is based in Amsterdam.
Please send your CV and motivation letter – indicating where you saw this vacancy – to email@example.com no later than May 22nd 2022. The first round of interviews will be conducted in the week of May 30th 2022 in our office in Amsterdam.
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