International Branch Yaounde
Established in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages is a dynamic social development organisationworking globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of orphaned andvulnerable children. SOS Children‘s Villages International is the umbrella organisation thatprovides support and guidance to SOS member associations in 133 countries worldwide.
We are recruiting a Bilingual Secretary to be based at our International Branch in Yaounde, andreporting directly to the Children's Villages International Representative.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES0 Responsible for handling and managing all incoming and outgoing calls.- Responsible for receiving mails and parcels and ensure that they are appropriately dispatchedwithout delay.- Responsible for providing secretarial support to the office, ensuring documents are done in goodquality and on a timely basis and there is a proper filing system for incoming and outgoing mailsand other documents.- Organize in collaboration with other staff all local/international workshops, travels and visits.0 Carry out all activities according to SOS Children’s Villages‘ policies and procedures.0 Handle SOS Children's Villages' Office public address mails.. In charge of work/residence permit for international staff.- Carry out translation work as per need.. Carry out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE. Bachelor Degree in Secretariat, LinguiitiCS (preferably bilingual series). Translation, PublicRelations, plus 03 years. exPerlenCE. or BTS/DUT plus 06 years’ experience.. Be fully bilingual In writing and speaking French and English.0 Demonstrate excellent communication skins,- Strong ability to work or exchange with people from multicultural and m l ' '. Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines. u trethnrc backgrounds.. High level literacy both in computer and Internet.. Knowledge and experience In translation will be a great asset.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Interested candidates who meet the selection requirements are requested to send their,curriculum vitae, a cover letter in French or English, and the names and contact details of threereferees, Including one recent employer.
Applications should be sent exclusively via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org before10th january 2017 latest. Title of the e-mail should be "Application Bilingual Secretary”.