Office Manager (Geneva)

Position Summary

Global Footprint Network is an international non-profit that promotes a sustainable economy by advancing the Ecological Footprint, a tool that makes sustainability measurable. The Ecological Footprint has become one of the most widely used sustainability metrics in the world, the only tool that comprehensively measures human demand on the planet against what the planet can supply. It is increasingly used by governments and investors to guide decision making in a resource constrained world.

Global Footprint Network is seeking an experienced Office Manager to be based in the Global Footprint Network office located in Geneva, Switzerland. S/he will ensure the smooth functioning of the Global Footprint Network operations in Europe. The candidate will provide coordination and support functions for the Global Footprint Network team in Europe while effectively coordinating with the Brussels and Mediterranean Region offices. S/he will report to the VP of Operations, based in the head office in Oakland, USA.

Performance Profile

The main responsibilities of this position are as follows:

  1. Work closely with management and staff to implement administrative management policies
  2. Provide support, advise and analysis to the Geneva staff and Oakland operations in budgeting, financial management, office and staffing needs
  3. Oversee legal, safety, fiscal, and other office and staff compliance requirements
  4. Assist in implementing and improving (where required) routine general administration services

The main responsibilities will be:

Accounting/Financial Support

Human Resources

General Office Support


Personal Attributes

The following personal attributes are desired in all Global Footprint Network employees:

Salary And Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefit package is provided. Our collegial, open-plan office is located in the International Environment House which is close to Geneva downtown and enjoys good transit access.


Please send a cover letter, resume and salary history/ requirements to; subject line MUST include the term “Office Manager - Geneva.” 

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