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Policy and Administrative Assistant (m/f/d)

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Business, Support & Other
Location Germany (West) - Europe
Town/City Bonn
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 05/01/2022
Company Name Forest Stewardship Council
Contact Name Guille Garza
Telephone + 49 228 367 6618
Fax + 49 228 367 6665
Website Further Details / Applications
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FSC works to take care of our forests and those who rely on them: by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, forest workers’ safety, and much more. We achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests around the world are responsibly managed. For more information on FSC, visit our website at www.fsc.org.

To effectively meet the challenge of protecting the world’s forests, we are committed to ensuring we have the world’s most skilled people working with us. This commitment extends to everyone that works in FSC around the world: from those that lead the design of policies and standards, to those that roll out those same policies and standards on the ground, and to those that provide us with backbone to do our work.

Main Roles & Responsibilities


  • Handling contracts.  

  • Administering financial processes.  

  • Organizing logistics before, during and after in-person and virtual meetings. 

  • Supporting travel arrangements. 

  • Acting as central point of contact for external correspondence by mail, phone or e-mail. 

  • Supporting the bi-annual appointment process of PSC members.  

  • Duly filing relevant documents and organize the filing system. 

  • Additional tasks as agreed with the Director Policy Operations. 



  • To support PSU programmes and specific projects by the following activities as far as the primacy of administrative affairs allows and in coordination with the Director Policy Operations:  

  • research; 

  • administering databases; 

  • preparing, editing and disseminating communication materials and technical documents; 

  • preparing, conducting and following-up on meetings and events; 

  • support the liaising and coordination across FSC departments; 

  • administering and handling information requests by stakeholders.

Qualification, Experience and Skills

Education and Training: 

  • Vocational training or equivalent in a commercial occupation, qualification in office management, or degree in a relevant field, for example, languages. 

Working Experience, Style and Skills:  

  • At least 2 years of working experience in administration and/or office management (e.g. companies, public sector or NGOs). 

  • Good organizational skills. 

  • Ability to perform well while handling simultaneously a number of administrative and supportive functions. 

  • Solution and service-oriented attitude to work. 

  • A strong sense for diligence and accuracy. 


  • Fluency in English (spoken and written).  

  • Good command of Spanish and/or German is a plus. 

Computer Skills – good skills in the use of/experience with:  

  • The use of standard software packages (MS Office), especially Excel and Word.  

  • Adobe Acrobat 

  • Microsoft Teams and Sharepoint document libraries.

Communication Skills: 

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relations.  

  • Good verbal and written communication skills 

  • Active-listening skills. 

Terms and Conditions

  • Location: Bonn, Germany? 

  • Working Hours: Full time - 40 hours per week? 

  • Starting Date: as soon as possible.

How to apply

Please apply via our website. 

The deadline for applications is 05 January 2022.  

Please be informed, that by applying for this position you automatically accept our Data Protection Information on processing your personal data. 

We are looking forward to your application!

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