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Administrative & IT Support Assistant

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City Barcelona
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 06/06/2011
Company Name European Forest Institute
Contact Name
Email kirsi.loisa@efi.int.
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The European Forest Institute (EFI) is an international organisation established by European States.
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The European Forest Institute (EFI) is an international organisation with 23 European member countries,
and over 120 Associate Member institutions. EFI headquarters  is located in Joensuu, Finland. EFI has
several offices across Europe and  is establishing a Policy Advice Office in Barcelona, Spain. The working
language of the Institute is English. EFI has  90 employees and the annual budget is about 10 million euros.
EFI is looking for an Administrative  & IT Support  Assistant to strengthen the administration of the new
Policy Advice Office.

Tasks and Responsibilities

The Administrative & IT Support Assistant is a member of the Administration Team providing support  in
general administrative tasks especially in IT support and  administration at the  Policy Advice Office in
Barcelona in closes cooperation with EFIMED and the Administration team at EFI Headquarters.
The main duties of the Administrative & IT Support Assistant include the following:
* Assisting in office maintenance and administration
* Reception of Policy Advice Office & switchboard
* Assisting in practical arrangements of events and visitors programmes
* Other highly varying tasks supporting staff members (e.g. PowerPoint presentations, copying,
mailings, invoices, bank statements)
* IT Support at Policy Advice Office
* Device and Program Installations
* Network maintenance


* a suitable background education (commercial or business college)
* fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish. Knowledge in Catalan will be an asset.
* computing skills: excellent command of Microsoft Office programmes
* high willingness to learn specific IT-solutions (e.g. intranet, software) used at EFI
* service attitude, flexibility and capability to work under pressure in a multinational working
* experience in secretarial and/or IT support works are an asset

Duty station

The Administrative & IT Support Assistant will be based at EFI Policy Advice Office in Barcelona, Spain and is
a member of the EFI Administration Team.

Employment conditions

The Administrative & IT Support Assistant will be an EFI staff member. The initial duration of employment
will be one year with a possibility of extension. EFI offers an inspiring, dynamic international and
multicultural working environment, varying duties and opportunities to learn new skills.Interested candidates are requested to send an application letter and CV by 6 June 2011, using our online application form.  If it is not possible for you to apply online please send your application to:  Human Resources Office, EFI, email: emi.pesonen@efi.int.

For more information about the post please contact Ms Kirsi Loisa, Head of Administration, phone +358-10-
773-4325, email: kirsi.loisa@efi.int.

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