The Bank for International Settlements is an international organisation which fosters international monetary and financial cooperation via wide-ranging banking, economic research and policy coordination activities.
The Bank for International Settlements is seeking a highly organised and efficient assistant to the Head of our Banking Department. We are an international organisation promoting global monetary and financial stability, and a bank for central banks. You will help further our mission by acting as a link between internal and external contacts and the Head of Banking.
The role requires you to coordinate and contribute to documents for internal committees and meetings of the BIS Board and related Board sub-committees. You will prepare documents (often confidential in nature) based on manuscripts, dictated notes or oral guidelines. You will also process incoming mail and deal with telephone queries and requests, and coordinate the line manager's schedule. In addition, you will organise business trips and official entertainment.
We look forward to meeting candidates with A-levels, a two-year secretarial diploma or equivalent. You will have excellent organisational, time management and computer (particularly Microsoft Office) skills. You should also have excellent communication skills in English and ideally German and French.
We offer a unique, highly rewarding, international work environment. You'll receive a competitive compensation package. And because of our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities.
Employment - Duration: 3 years
Contract type: Fixed-term
Application Deadline: 03/03/2019
The BIS's head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.