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Global Child Forum is hiring a Program Coordinator 

Are you passionate about creating events that are wellplanned down to every detail and thought through in their entirety, giving our delegates the best possible and most insightful experience? Do you, like we do, believe in the power of business to create a sustainable world for the benefit of children? Then perhaps you are the star we are searching for as our new Program Coordinator!  

Global Child Forum organizes global forums at the highest level and conducts research and analysis on children’s rights and business issues. Through innovative partnerships with companies and civil society, we provide knowledge on how children’s rights can be secured and integrated into business operations.  

Global Child Forum is currently recruiting a Program CoordinatorIn this position, you will be working together with Project Manager on the development, realisation and follow-up of our forums and other events, both globally and regionally.  

The position is an exceptional opportunity to work with children’s rights and corporate responsibility.  


Your assignment 
 

The Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Project Manager in the creation of our forums, events and other initiatives in order to influence the corporate sector to put children’s rights on the agenda 

Leveraging on the understanding of how business affects childrens lives, and with a passion for interaction and collaboration within different sectors, the Program Coordinator will assist with developing forums and events that are insightful, innovative and inspiring for an audience of high-level decision-makers primarily within the corporate sector.  

The assignment may entail being involved in several parallel projects.    

You will report to the Head of Forums & Outreach and you will work in close collaboration with the other teams within the organization.  

 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Project Manager in all phases of the project, from background analysis through fulfilment to follow-up and evaluation of global and regional forums, other events and activities; 
  • Assisting in the planning and development of the project in regards to time frame, budget and risk analysis in accordance with the project goal; 
  • Helping to manage the invitation processes, as well as the administration connected to participants and speakers; 
  • Booking meeting venues, arranging travels, ordering catering and handling all other occuring logistical issues; 
  • Upholding contacts with various stakeholders, such as suppliers, partner organizations and corporate representatives; 
  • Contributing to the communication efforts surrounding each event. 

 

Requirements

  • You have worked successfully with projects and have experience in assisting and coordinating specific parts of a larger project, such as high-level events and conferences; 
  • You are able to contribute to drive a project forward in accordance with an agreed timeplan and budget, with an eye for both the overall structure as well as the details; 
  • The position requires a positive and solution-oriented approach with a willingness to contribute to the team, work independently and take initiatives; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate and work with project stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and multi-cultural contexts; 
  • Well acquainted with Microsoft Office; 
  • Fluency in Swedish and English, both orally and written. 

 

Desirable

  • Knowledge and/or deep interest in international relations, humans rights and sustainability issues;  
  • Formal education within the field of project coordination, event or similar; 
  • Familiarity with the non-profit sector as well as international working experience; 
  • Knowledge of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Children’s Rights and Business Principles, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030; 
  • Experience working with Asana or other project management software; 
  • Additional language skills is a plus. 

We offer you a position in an evolving organisation with a number of dedicated, enthusiastic colleguesThis is a permanent, full-time position and will require some international travel. Our offices are located in Gamla Stan in Stockholm. 

Application information 

Does this sound appealing? Apply by submitting a cover letter and CV to jobs@globalchildforum.org no later than January 10, 2020 

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and the position might be filled before the end of the application date. 

 If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Eva Glückman, Head of Forums and Outreach, eva.gluckman@globalchildforum.orgFor questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Lisa Jensen, Head of Finance and HR, lisa.jensen@globalchildforum.org.   

 

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