£23000 - £23584 per annum + benefits
Job description
EMPLOYER: British Red Cross
TITLE: Team Assistant (Logistics)
LOCATION: UK Office, London
CONTRACT: Permanent (full time)
SALARY: GBP 23,584 (including Inner London Weighting)

We are currently seeking a Team Assistant to join our International Logistics team within British Red Cross. The successful candidate will provide administrative support to our Logistics team, based at our central London office. As part of this exciting role the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be trained to participate in and provide support to our Logistics International Emergency Response unit.

The role of Team Assistant is to:
* Provide direct administrative and office support to the Logistics team
* Support the review of team budget ensuring compliance with BRC procedures and financial management systems
* Support and act as a focal point on internal and external information management
* Manage and support the filing of relevant team files
* Arrange travel bookings
* To support the management of the UKO inventory level
* Support recruitment processes

We're looking for someone with previous administration experience, excellent organisation skills and the ability to manage competing priorities along with a solution orientated approach. You'll also have the demonstrated ability to liaise and communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders at all levels and across cultures. An interest in Logistics and the international humanitarian context would be an advantage.

As part of the Logistics Team Assistant position you will have the opportunity to undergo training to join the Logistics Emergency Response Unit in an administrative capacity. This will require that once fully trained, the assistant be on call for one month per year for potential deployments in response to international emergencies. Information on the Emergency Response Unit and the JD can be found

For further detail on the position specifications and to apply online, please visit our website. In your application, please state why you think you have the necessary skills knowledge and experience to excel in this role.

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Please apply online via our website /Jobs.

For further information about this role or if you are unable to apply online please contact

You must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this role.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 30th of June 2019 (23:59 GMT)

For shortlisted candidates, an online test will take place 10th - 14th July.

Interviews will take place on Monday, July 22nd/Tuesday 23rd/Wednesday 24th 2019.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* 36 days holiday per annum/pro rata (including Bank Holidays)
* Up to 6% contributory pension
* Childcare vouchers

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The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.


As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes criminal records checks on all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Refreshed on: 18 June 2019
Closed date: 30 June 2019
Job ref: REQ0000025XD
Tags: Intl Development