Administrative job opportunity at the GBIF Secretariat

The GBIF Secretariat is recruiting a maternity replacement for an Administrative Assistant position

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The GBIF Secretariat, located in Copenhagen, is seeking a maternity replacement (12 month contract) for one of our Administrative Assistants to assist the Secretariat with its main administrative tasks.

Primary job tasks include travel arrangements, meeting logistics, minutes-keeping, project administration, and updating internal databases, reports and documents (details in full description).

The successful candidate should have an background in office administration, and 1-2 years of experience in a similar position.

The expected duration of contract is 12 months, starting in January 2018.

Applicants should submit their letters of interest including curriculum vitae in English by e-mail to by 12 November 2017.

Please refer to complete job ad for full description of tasks, requirements and application process. Enquiries concerning the position can be addressed to HR Manager Susanne Sheldon at

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