Are you a highly organised person, methodical and able to use your initiative to ensure the smooth running of multiple programmes, projects and core work? Do you want to use your experience and enthusiasm for administration support the one of the UK’s leading human rights charities?

BIHR is looking for an enthusiastic and organised Programme Support Assistant to provide logistical and administrative support to programme, policy and practice work, and contributes to core functions of the organisation. You will be experienced in maintaining systems and processes which ensure the smooth running and delivery of events, resources and partnerships. This includes supporting our capacity-building and training programmes with services, advocates and regulators in health and social care, and handling the logistics for our national community outreach programme (the Human Rights Tour). You will have excellent communications with experience of managing relations with a range of external stakeholders including suppliers, clients and partners and making the most of marketing opportunities, using the telephone, face-to-face, email and social media.

You will be committed to working in a busy small team. Although based in London, BIHR works across the UK, this post may therefore involve some travel and overnight stays.

To apply for this post please read the job description and personal specification, and return the completed application form and equality and diversity form to vacancy@bihr.org.uk. CVs or cover letters will not be considered. Incomplete application forms will not be considered.

Completed applications must be received by 12 noon Monday 11th of May 2015.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted (in the week commencing 25 May 2015). If you have not heard from BIHR by 5 June please assume you have not been shortlisted. Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 8 June 2015.

Applications should be sent to Woody Faulkner by email to vacancy@bihr.org.uk marked “Programme Support Assistant Application [FIRST NAME, LAST NAME]” in the subject line. Please save and send your application form at a Word (or PDF file) called ProgSuppAss_FIRSTNAME_LASTNAME.