London, Greater London
£17,500 per year
Part-time, Temporary, 12 months maternity cover
Job description

Play a vital role in supporting a range of projects as part of a small committed team in an organisation with global reach and impact.

  • Are you an experienced business support officer and professional administrator who has the initiative, confidence and organisational skills to tackle new challenges?
  • Are you interested in working for a global professional association with charity status in central London? 

Then we would like to hear from you.

This is a temporary contract for 12 months (Oct 2021-Oct 2022) to cover maternity leave. It is part time with 25 hours. We are open to exploring flexible work days across the week and there is some scope for remote working for part of the week.  

This role is instrumental in facilitating the smooth running of World Physiotherapy and supporting the work for the chief executive officer (ceo), deputy ceo, president, board members and key activities across a range of functions.

To be successful in this position you will need to be well organised, hard-working and flexible as this is a fast paced and challenging role, working to multiple deadlines. 

You will be able to work independently, manage your own workload and respond flexibly to the needs of the team and the wider organisation. You will be IT proficient (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ideally a CRM tool), have excellent written/verbal communication skills, demonstrable project administration experience and a high standard of customer service.

For further information, please review the job description and person specification.  The salary is  £17,500 for the part time hours (£25,000 pro rata). 

Diversity and inclusion

World Physiotherapy is committed to best practice in equality, diversity and inclusion, and to fostering an inclusive environment that reflects the membership it represents. Throughout its recruitment process, it seeks to ensure that all applicants are judged on their suitability for the post alone and that there is no unfair bias.

About World Physiotherapy 

Founded in 1951, World Physiotherapy (previously known as the World Confederation for Physical Therapy) is the sole international voice for physiotherapy, representing more than 670,000 physiotherapists worldwide through its 125 member organisations. World Physiotherapy operates as a non-profit organisation and is registered as a charity in the UK.

World Physiotherapy believes that every individual is entitled to the highest possible standard of culturally appropriate healthcare delivered in an atmosphere of trust and respect for human dignity, and underpinned by sound clinical reasoning and scientific evidence. It is committed to furthering the physiotherapy profession and improving global health through:

• encouraging high standards of physiotherapy research, education and practice

• supporting the exchange of information between World Physiotherapy regions and member organisations

• collaborating with national and international organisations 

World Physiotherapy operates with a staff team of fifteen people.

Application Instructions

Please provide a copy of your CV (maximum 2 sides A4) and a letter of application (maximum 2 sides A4), setting out your interest in the position and addressing how you meet the person specification and requirements of the position. Closing date 12:00 BST on 1 September 2021.
Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held via videoconference on Tuesday 7 September 2021.

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Posted on: 16 August 2021
Closed date: 01 September 2021
Tags: Admin, Project Management