Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Lead (m/f/d)

Full-Time / Part-Time | Ärzte ohne Grenzen e.V.

Berlin, Germany | November 10, 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a private and independent international medical aid organisation. Diversity, open mindedness and mutual respect are of particular importance in our organisation. MSF provides medical aid in more than 70 countries worldwide.

The headquarters of the German section of MSF - Ärzte ohne Grenzen e.V. is in Berlin. In the headquarters, over 250 employees work in the fundraising, communications and engagement, finance and administration, human resources and project departments.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) LEAD (f/m/d)

  • Job Location: Berlin
  • Start Date: ideally 01.01.2024
  • Job Duration: 2 years (with possibility for permanent contract) 
  • Job Dimension: 80 - 100 %
  • Application Deadline: 14.11.2023

You will support MSF Germany’s Management Team (MT) in(EDI). You will coordinate the process of building up MSF Germany’s capacity and competency on EDI on cultural, structural and individual level in line with MSF Germany strategic ambitions. its overall responsibility for equity, diversity and inclusion

In your role you will

  • Promote the elimination of barriers that limit access, participation, permanence and promotion of any person in the organization, considering a broad range of characteristics, including gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, social background, age, religion, and ethnicity (non-exhaustive list)
  • Cooperate and collaborate closely with key stakeholders within MSF-Germany to support the implementation efforts of the EDI Project and lead strategically and conceptually to sustainable impact
  • Collaborate with and ensure alignment and cohesion of MSF-G efforts, and aspirations with different MSF DEI teams/committees
  • Work to embed EDI in further policies, processes, practices and mechanisms within MSF-G in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • Represent MSF-G within the MSF movement and develop synergies with other MSF sections
  • Support EDI dossiers managed by the MSF Operational Centre Amsterdam (maximum 20% of time allocated to it) and closely exchange best practices

You Have

  • Related bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; Equity studies or work experience in addressing inequities in specific contexts will be valued
  • At least 3 years of experience promoting EDI in organizations, including it in strategy development as well as guiding the implementation of EDI related activities within the context of organizational development
  • Exposure to international, multi-cultural work environments and deep understanding and passion on EDI issues
  • Excellent analytical skills and understand complex organizational contexts while finding creative solutions with all stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience analysing, interpreting, and presenting data
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Applications from individuals who self-identify as belonging to equity-seeking groups are encouraged

Our Offer

Financial benefits

  • Payment according to a transparent internal salary structure; in this position according to group 5 with full-time employment (40h/week) from 4.019 Euro to a maximum of 5.085 Euro, depending on the relevant professional experience
  • 13th salary, regular salary increases within the salary structure and annual inflation adjustment
  • Company pension plan after 24 months of seniority
  • Subsidy for job ticket
  • Subsidy for a sports membership at Urban Sports Club
  • Financial allowance for remote work and company laptop with additional accessories for mobile working

non-financial benefits

  • 30 days holidays plus days off on 12/24 and 12/31
  • Flexible working hours, remote work incl. possibilities to work up to 6 weeks per year from abroad within the EU
  • Wide range of internal training opportunities and annual external trainings budget

Additional benefits

  • Insights on international field projects through regular reports, presentations and exchange with colleagues
  • Opportunity to exchange ideas in our inspiring MSF Germany specific and international network and to help shape the future of the organizationA meaningful, varied job in a respectful and positive organizational culture where empowerment and team decision-making are valued

As an internationally operating organisation, we welcome diversity, open mindedness and mutual respect. In accordance with our values, we only analyze the professional qualifications in the applications, regardless of ethnical and social origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation or age of the applicant.

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