The Bank for International Settlements is a global forum for monetary and financial cooperation and a bank for central bank.
Promoting global monetary and financial stability.
The Legal Service of the BIS has an opening for a Multilingual Assistant at its headquarters in Basel. You will be reporting directly to the Deputy Head of the Legal Service. You will contribute to the smooth running of the unit by providing high-quality and timely administrative services to the members and management of the Legal Service. The position will comprise a wide range of activities, from drawing up correspondence and other texts to diary management and maintaining the Legal Service's files.
We would like to meet candidates with a diploma in office management from a reputable secretarial school. Relevant work experience, preferably in a multinational bank, law firm or international institution, would be a plus. You should be language-oriented, comfortable working with technology, able to multitask and customer service-minded. Excellent typing and language skills in English and German are essential (knowledge of French would be a plus).
We offer competitive conditions of employment and the chance to work in a unique, highly rewarding, international work environment. And because of our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities.
The BIS's head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance.