Programme Assistant

Contract for an indefinite period
Online: 24 November 2022
Expiry date: 09/12/2022
Location: Europe, France


For more than 40 years, Action Education (formerly Aide et Action), an international association for development through education, has been ensuring access to quality education for the most vulnerable and marginalized populations, especially children, girls and women, so that they can control their own development and contribute to a more peaceful and sustainable world.

Because access to quality education helps to fight poverty and disease, limit climate change and build peace in a sustainable world, we promote lifelong learning. We therefore pay particular attention to early childhood care and education, access to and quality of education at primary and secondary levels, and vocational training and social inclusion.

Based on the values of dignity, inclusion and integrity, as well as on the principles of transparency, accountability and solidarity, and thanks to the support of our 51,500 donors, we are currently running 91 projects in 20 countries (in Africa, Asia, Haiti, Europe - including France) for almost
1.5 million children, youth and adults.


Within the International Programmes Department, the Programme Assistant's objective is to accompany and support the deployment of the activities of the Programmes and Research, Development and Innovation departments. He/she will report to the International Programme Director, who will monitor and evaluate his/her performance.

The main tasks will be to

- Carrying out the administrative and logistical tasks of the Programme Department and the Research, Development and Innovation Department
- Managing the cross-cutting files of the Programme Directorate
- Coordinating with the various departments.

Profile required

  • 2 years' experience in an executive assistant position preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills, listening skills, availability, humility, ability to work in a team and writing and communication skills
  • Computer skills (Internet, Google suite, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Fluent English


Desired start date: 1 January 2023
The position is based at Action Education's Paris office located at 53, boulevard de Charonne, 75011 Paris;
The activity related to this position may require mobility within the association's areas of intervention and outside of these areas in France and abroad.

Remuneration :
According to the salary scale of the association, luncheon vouchers of 9€ (paid at 60%) + health insurance (paid at 75%) and reimbursement at 50% of the transport ticket.

How to apply?

Please send your CV + covering letter to Marie-Catherine LINEL - HR Manager - [email protected] no later than Friday 9 December 2022