mardi 22 février 2011

Manager Primadomus, Spain

Hiring Organization:
Stichting AAP

Position Description:
In this challenging and independent job you will be responsible for managing AAP Primadomus. You will be responsible for all activities as care giving to the animals, communication / Public Relations, influencing policymakers and all general management matters as Finance, Human Resources and Facility Management. Together with your small but closely involved team of paid workers and volunteers you will operate and further develop AAP Primadomus. Your job has a lot to offer: you will be the face and representative in Spain and Southwest Europe and will keep in touch with relevant parties, like local authorities and other governmental organizations in Spain. You are capable of communicating and building relationships with different parties: from suppliers to interest groups.
As a member of the management team of the AAP organization you contribute to the long term plans of our organization. You draw up year plans for Primadomus within the guidelines of the long term plans. You give account to the management in the Netherlands. Of course you will receive the necessary assistance from the Netherlands or from local advisors concerning ethology, food, veterinary business, but also staff matters and legal affairs.

In the beginning you will manage a small (international) team from 3 to 5 people and a few volunteers. This number may grow, depending on the further development of the size and range of activities in the future.

For this job we are looking for a pioneer who wants to take the responsibility to build the future of AAP Primadomus.

Affinity with animals and AAPs objectives * Higher vocational education and acting accordingly * Experience and/or knowledge of animal welfare * Experience in care giving of primates, preferably chimpanzees, is a preference * Experience in general management (a.o. Finance and Human Resources) * Spanish and English-speaking * Good social, executive abilities and communicative skills * Flexible attitude; capable of switching between actual practice and management * Driving licence

We are offering a challenging position with a great deal of responsibility in an open, international and professional organization in an environment where animals and humans come first. Your initial salary will vary between € 2.061,- and € 2.600,- per month plus 2 extra payments of the same amount (gross based on a 40 hours workweek), depending on age and experience, with a possible increments annually.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Free lunch

Application Deadline:

Contact Information:
Elly Koppers
Kemphaanpad 1
Almere 1305 AH

Telephone Number:
0031 36 5238787


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