Co-CEO Office Coordinator

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Location: This is a global role open to applicants based anywhere. You must have an existing right to work in the country you wish to be based. See JD below for more information.

Salary: Salaries are based on location. Please see our Global Salary Scales for more information on salaries payable in countries we are currently registered. This role will be paid at the rate for Grade D in these scales. If you are based outside these countries, we will confirm salary upon offer.  We do not negotiate on starting salaries.

Contract: This will be a permanent full-time post, but we are open to considering flexible working and job-share arrangements.

Reports to: Co-Chief Executive & Transformation Officers (Co-CETOs) (based in Kenya & the UK)

Closing date: 22 July 2024 5pm UK time


As an organisation that works with disability justice activists in Africa and Asia we are clear that lived experience of disability is hugely important to our mission. Priority for this role will be given to disabled people.  We want to see you at your best and so please let us know if there are any reasonable accommodations at all that we can make to the recruitment process to ensure that it works for you. We are also committed to ensuring that we continue to review and make accommodations throughout your employment with ADD.  


Job Purpose.

We are looking for a Co-CEO Office Coordinator to support ADD’s co-leadership Team, Fredrick Ouko and Mary Ann Clements.

The role will be responsible for running the office of the Co-CEOs and their internal communication and engagement across ADD managing the day-to-day operations so our Co-CEOs can focus more of their time on the strategic and external aspects of their roles.

This will mean leading on the project management of key projects and deliverables and helping to support strong internal communications with all of the leadership team and across ADD and doing so in a way that supports the inclusive culture and values that the organisation has committed to.

The role will also involve managing admin such as diaries and appointments, travel, handover as well as support with minute taking and other administrative tasks as they arise.

About you.

You love keeping people organised and relish keeping goals and priorities on track.

You are also passionate about transforming international development and believe in shifting power to activists and organisations in the majority world.

You understand that there are a lot of details that create unfairness and injustice in systems and can see your role as someone who can keep us organised as a way to play your role in bold transformation.

You are passionate about social justice and/or human rights, and you understand at least a little bit about disability justice.

You know how to get things done and initiate and manage your workload.

You will need to be as happy to support Fredrick and Mary Ann with communicating the changes ADD is making as well as with supporting them with the more routine and administrative aspects of the role.

Please see the job descriptions below for further information on the role and what is required.


How to apply

Interested applicants should send the following attachments by email:  

Please also send your answers to the following questions in no more than 1,000 words or in an audio or video recording of no more than 6 minutes. Please note these will be anonymised and reviewed before we look at the CVs of candidates (so please send as a separate document within the same email, but do not include your name on this document). Audio/video recordings will be transcribed before being shared with the recruiting panel to maintain anonymity.

Please send your application to: recruitment@add.org.uk by the closing date specified below.  

If you need an accessible format, please contact recruitment@add.org.uk and specify which format you require.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. We are unfortunately only able to reply to those shortlisted. 

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Borithy, a Cambodian man, Rose, a Tanzanian woman, Mary Ann, a white British woman and Shafiq, a Bangladeshi man and Sabina, a south Asian British woman stand either side of Fredrick, a Kenyan man who is seated in a wheelchair.

our people

From disability activists, to policy experts, our team is made up of talented, passionate professionals.

our transformation

We want disabled people to have greater access to funding and more power in deciding how this money is used to build powerful movements for positive change.