Management Assistant at The European Roma Rights Centre

Deadline: 18 March 2016
Open to: candidates experienced in providing administrative support and with proficiency in Microsoft Office
Remunerationwill be fixed in accordance with the education, experience, and demonstrated skills of the selected candidate


The The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is a dynamic public interest law organisation at the forefront of human rights advocacy on behalf of Roma throughout Europe. It serves as a legal resource centre for advocates working in this field. The ERRC pursues its objectives by engaging in litigation, research, monitoring and reporting, human rights education and international advocacy.

The ERRC seeks qualified applicants for the position of Management Assistant in Budapest, Hungary. The Management Assistant provides key support to management to ensure that the ERRC’s operations run smoothly and that the organisation’s Budapest-based management and staff have sufficient administrative support to carry out their vital tasks related to promoting Roma rights across Europe.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing organisational calendars to ensure identified priorities are addressed;
  • Ensuring that key documentation providing evidence of  staff presence (time-sheets) and activity ( reports) is produced, organised, and stored appropriately;
  • Assisting management in ensuring that electronic and paper filing systems (notably for legal files) are maintained in accordance with ERRC policies and practices;
  • Reminding staff of their responsibilities to adhere to operational policies and practices, to meet deadlines set by management and by external actors, and assists them in doing so;
  • Performing administrative tasks which assist the management in the fulfilment of their functions.


  • International candidates of any nationality;
  • Romani candidates are particularly encouraged to apply;
  • Experience providing administrative support;
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.);
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to organise a complex workload with multiple tasks;
  • Ability to work in English;
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse team;
  • Commitment to the promotion of Roma rights;
  • Knowledge of languages spoken by many Roma (desirable);
  • Significant experience living and working in a Romani community (desirable).


Remuneration will be fixed in accordance with the education, experience, and demonstrated skills of the selected candidate. The ERRC also offers a fringe-benefits package.

How to apply?

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, salary history, together with an English-language writing sample of work unedited by others and a list of three referees by email, to Hajnalka Nemeth: latest by 18 March 2016.

Only selected applicants will be contacted. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend a formal interview either in person or via Skype. The job offer will be conditional upon the receipt of satisfactory references.

For more information, please visit the official website.

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