Job Description


Title: Executive to Support Operations in Interamerican Scout Region


Location: Panama City


Responsible to: Regional Director of WSB- IAR


Internal Relations: Regional Director and other Staff at the WSB-IAR


Members of the Interamerican Scout Committee.


External Relations


Representatives of the National Scout Organizations in the Interamerican Scout Region.


NGOs and other youth organizations.


Professional bodies, consultants and government representatives.


Main Tasks:


Support the work (both on-site and remote) of the national teams of the NSOs , in order to promote organizational development and growth of each of them.


Collaborate in the design, organization, promotion and implementation of subregional and regional events both for youth and/or for adults.


Assist the national teams of the NSO in implementing regional and global policies, initiatives and programs from the regional and world level.


Cooperate with the directors of the Strategic Areas of the WSB-IAR ( Youth Programme, Adults in Scouting and Institutional Development) in the design, development, production and implementation of materials and experiences as well as the necessary research.


Promote the integration of the NSOs both in the Interamerican Region and in the World Scouting.


Promote and maintain ties of cooperation and communication with bodies and organizations in accordance with the directives issued by the Regional Director and the regional and global policies.


Maintain ongoing communication with both the Regional Director as the Directors in WSB-IAR.


Run all the directives given by the Regional Director of the OSM-RI.


Person Specification


Executive to Support Operations in Interamerican Scout Region World Scout Bureau Interamerica Support Centre, Panama City


Education


University degree or equivalent work experience. Essential


Ability to communicate fluently in the two official languages of Interamerican Scout Region: Spanish and English. Essential


Knowledge


Thorough knowledge of the policies of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, and Interamerican Scout Region. Essential


Complete knowledge of the organizational structure of WSB and world strategies. Essential


Complete knowledge or existing Regional Plan 2014-2016. Essential


Motivation


Ability to lead teams of staff and/or volunteers. Essential


Ability to work as a team member. Essential


Ability to work in inter-cultural a multi-cultural environment. Essential


Ability to work with a minimum of supervision. Essential


Practical skills


Abilities to use the Microsoft Office suite of functions. Essential


Ability to write reports, recommendations and policies in an under stable way to varying constituencies. Essential


Ability to make presentations. Essential


Personal


Available to travel throughout all of Interamerican Region. Essential


Adaptable to different working conditions. Essential


A good sense of humor, team spirit and stress control. Essential


Understanding of and commitment to the fundamental principles of Scouting. Essential


Previous experience in volunteer or professional positions in a NSO of WOSM. Desirable


Send Resume (Curriculum Vitae) in English and Spanish, Letter of reasons in English and Spanish and at least two letters of reference to: interamerica@scout.org before January 31, 2016.

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