Pau Costa Foundation is now seeking an (1) ADMINISTRATIVE (part-time)

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Pau Costa Foundation (PCF) is a non-profit international organization advocating a profound change in the perception of landscape fire by the society, divulgating the knowledge on fire ecology, facilitating fire management at landscape level and bridging the gap between research, practitioners and society. It also aims to serve as information coordination platform and contact point to exchange and transfer knowledge in the field of fire ecology research and operational fire management. The PCF is seeking an (1) Administrative to reinforce its team and undertake Administrative and Financial tasks. All candidates will be assessed in relation to the items that are given below.

Tasks and responsibilities:

The Administrative will provide support in administrative and financial tasks, in particular:

  • Administrative and financial tasks related to European Projects
  • Management of national and international grants
  • Bookkeeper:
    - record the day-to-day financial transactions
    - trial balance
    - income statement
    - balance sheet
  • Budgeting and follow up
  • Supporting tasks for the communication area
  • Any other tasks (administrative, legal, HR) required by the management of the Foundation to support the executive team and the Board of Trustees

Minimum requirements of the candidate:

  • Proven record in administrative and financial management of European Projects
  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience in a similar position
  • A suitable background education related to the Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Excellent command of MS Office software, good computing skills and a willingness to learn specific IT-solutions (e.g. accounting program) used at PCF
  • Service attitude, flexibility and capability to work under pressure in a multinational working environment
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish, knowledge of any other European languages is an asset

Other requirements to consider:

  • Being a PCF Member - it will be positively considered as a merit
  • Driving license
  • Willingness and proactive attitude, work team capacity, good communicative and organizing skills, and ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to adapt to changes and dynamism required by the projects
  • Experience and/or knowledge in PCF key areas

Employment conditions:

  • Indicative duration of the position: the initial duration of employment will be 6 months (part-time employment) with a possibility of extension to a permanent contract (ongoing contract)
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Employment will start as soon as a suitable candidate is selected
  • Partially home-based and partially PCF Headquarters (Taradell, Spain)


The employee will be PCF staff member. Pau Costa Foundation offers an inspiring work environment, dynamic and international as well as multiple opportunities for professional growth and for learning new skills. All applications will be treated confidentially. Pau Costa Foundation reserves the right to select the appropriate person for this vacancy. Please, send your application with the Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to (subject 'Offer 2021/01') before 31st March 2021.

Note: 31st March is just a reference deadline. If applicable, a suitable candidate may be collected before this deadline.