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SIETAR Europa – Management and Operations Team Leader wanted

As part of the new structure of SIETAR Europa, The SIETAR Europa Board and Executive Officers are looking for a Management and Operations Team (MOT) Leader to work with us on a voluntary basis.

The role of the MOT is:
• While the SIETAR Europa Board prepares the annual strategic plan, the role of the MOT is to implement that plan.
• The work of the MOT is supervised by the Board. The Vice President is the contact person for the MOT.
• The Treasurer is the contact person for financial issues. He/She has to sign off on financial issues.
• The Office Manager is part of the MOT.

The Head/ Leader of the MOT (Day-to-day Manager)
• Puts together the management and operations team (MOT)
• Leads the MOT and its operations
• Implements the strategic plan of SEU
• Ensures that strategic objectives and plans are met
• Liaises with board and participates in, and contributes to board strategy meetings
• Shares information on a regular basis with the Board
• Collaborates with and reports to the Vice President of SEU
• Liaises with committee heads and supports the work of the committees
• Is informed about the status quo and the activities of national SIETAR organisations under the umbrella of SEU

Skills/Competencies:
• At least 7 years managing a team, project(s), company or business
• Affinity with the domain of intercultural education, training and research
• Intercultural sensitivity and experience of multi-cultural teams
• Leadership skills
• Strong planning and organisation skills
• Sense for innovation
• Ability to work virtually and with a multi-cultural team
• Very good English language skills (written, spoken)
• Good IT skills
• Ability to organise self and others
• Good project management and time management skills
• Able to multi-task
• Able to set up, structure data and manage processes
• Excellent communication skills
• Bring diverse experience to SEU organisation
• Team leadership skills


The Benefits of this Role with SIETAR Europa:
• Experience of working in an international organisation
• Working in a multicultural and virtual setting/team
• Contribute to the development of an international multi-cultural organisation
• Free access to SIETAR events in Europe
• Honorary member of SIETAR Europa for time in this position
• On completion of term, a testimonial from SIETAR Europa

The Position:
This is a voluntary position, it is estimated that it would require 20-30 hours per week. The timeframe for this voluntary position is recommended for a minimum period of 2 years. As it is a voluntary position, the candidate can leave at any time, however it is preferable to collaborate in this capacity for a minimum of 2 years with the possibility of extension.

Ideally, we are looking for candidates with a track record in managing a team, project or small company. Once the Head of the MOT is selected, that person will help put together the team. The team will be a group of individuals who will work with SIETAR Europa on a voluntary basis as interns.

Please note, this is a virtual position. The candidate will manage a virtual team, all meetings and communications with the team and the SIETAR Europa Board will generally be held in a virtual space using zoom and skype platforms. The SIETAR Europa Board meets face to face once a year, it is anticipated that the Head of the MOT will also be part of this meeting.


Interested candidates should send a CV plus a letter addressing why they believe they are suitable for this position to Ms Christine Longe at office@sietareu.org by 10 January 2018.


Thank you for your support and collaboration!
The SIETAR Europa Board and Executive Team

SIETAR EU – Management and Operations Team (MOT) Leader wanted

As part of the new structure of SIETAR Europa, The SIETAR Europa Board and Executive Officers are looking for a Management and Operations Team (MOT) Leader to work with us on a voluntary basis.

The role of the MOT is:
• While the SIETAR Europa Board prepares the annual strategic plan, the role of the MOT is to implement that plan.
• The work of the MOT is supervised by the Board. The Vice President is the contact person for the MOT.
• The Treasurer is the contact person for financial issues. He/She has to sign off on financial issues.
• The Office Manager is part of the MOT.

Read more…

SIETAR Europa Migration SIG: LinkedIn Group

Joe Kearns informs us the LinkedIn Discussion Group is now open for business.  In order to join the group you should click on this link
 and then request to be added to the group. Some of you from the Brussels meeting are already members. If you are already a member you will see that.
LinkedIn has changed its rules recently and you now must link to me, as group moderator, before you can join. If you are NOT already be connected to me, it will suggest you do so. Most of you are already connected to me.
Look forward to more activity from next week.

A closer look at integration

Sietar NL presents: January 10 – A film of Noureddine Erradi ‘DJEMAA EL FNAA’ will be showed
This film is a report on reverse integration: policy makers and city councilors with integration in their portfolio traveled to Morocco to experience for themselves what it feels like to integrate in another country. BREAKING NEWS: Noureddine Erradi is coming! He will open the event and will take part in the panel discussion. Read more…

Wanted: Management and Operations Team (MOT) Leader

As part of the new structure of SIETAR Europa, The SIETAR Europa Board and Executive Officers are looking for a Management and Operations Team (MOT) Leader to work with us on a voluntary basis.

The role of the MOT is:

  • While the SIETAR Europa Board prepares the annual strategic plan, the role of the MOT is to implement that plan.
  • The work of the MOT is supervised by the Board. The Vice President is the contact person for the MOT.
  • The Treasurer is the contact person for financial issues. He/She has to sign off on financial issues.
  •  The Office Manager is part of the MOT.

Read more…

Wanted: Management and Operations Team (MOT) Leader

As part of the new structure of SIETAR Europa, The SIETAR Europa Board and Executive Officers are looking for a Management and Operations Team (MOT) Leader to work with us on a voluntary basis.

The role of the MOT is:

  • While the SIETAR Europa Board prepares the annual strategic plan, the role of the MOT is to implement that plan.
  • The work of the MOT is supervised by the Board. The Vice President is the contact person for the MOT.
  • The Treasurer is the contact person for financial issues. He/She has to sign off on financial issues.
  •  The Office Manager is part of the MOT.

The Head/ Leader of the MOT (Day-to-day Manager)

  • •        Puts together the management and operations team (MOT)
  • •        Leads the MOT and its operations
  • •        Implements the strategic plan of SEU
  • •        Ensures that strategic objectives and plans are met
  • •        Liaises with board and participates in, and contributes to board strategy meetings
  • •        Shares information on a regular basis with the Board
  • •        Collaborates with and reports to the Vice President of SEU
  • •        Liaises with committee heads and supports the work of the committees
  • •        Is informed about the status quo and the activities of national SIETAR organisations under the umbrella of SEU

Skills/Competencies:

  • •        At least 7 years managing a team, project(s), company or business
  • •        Affinity with the domain of intercultural education, training and research
  • •        Intercultural sensitivity and experience of multi-cultural teams
  • •        Leadership skills
  • •        Strong planning and organisation skills
  • •        Sense for innovation
  • •        Ability to work virtually and with a multi-cultural team
  • •        Very good English language skills (written, spoken)
  • •        Good IT skills
  • •        Ability to organise self and others
  • •        Good project management and time management skills
  • •        Able to multi-task
  • •        Able to set up, structure data and manage processes
  • •        Excellent communication skills
  • •        Bring diverse experience to SEU organisation
  • •        Team leadership skills

The Benefits of this Role with SIETAR Europa:

  • •        Experience of working in an international organisation
  • •        Working in a multicultural and virtual setting/team
  • •        Contribute to the development of an international multi-cultural organisation
  • •        Free access to SIETAR events in Europe
  • •        Honorary member of SIETAR Europa for time in this position
  • •        On completion of term, a testimonial from SIETAR Europa 

The Position:

This is a voluntary position, it is estimated that it would require 20-30 hours per week. The timeframe for this voluntary position is recommended for a minimum period of 2 years. As it is a voluntary position, the candidate can leave at any time, however it is preferable to collaborate in this capacity for a minimum of 2 years with the possibility of extension

Ideally, we are looking for candidates with a track record in managing a team, project or small company. Once the Head of the MOT is selected, that person will help put together the team. The team will be a group of individuals who will work with SIETAR Europa on a voluntary basis as interns.

 

Please note, this is a virtual position. The candidate will manage a virtual team, all meetings and communications with the team and the SIETAR Europa Board will generally be held in a virtual space using zoom and skype platforms. The SIETAR Europa Board meets face to face once a year, it is anticipated that the Head of the MOT will also be part of this meeting.

Interested candidates should send a CV plus a letter addressing why they believe they are suitable for this position to Ms Christine Longe at office@sietareu.org by 10 January 2018.

Sietar EU Webinar Events Calendar 2018.

In 2017, more than 500 participants attended our 10 webinars – thank you very much! This coming year, the Events & Membership Committee has organised 11 webinars on many different subjects with speakers from many different countries and we hope that even more of you will attend in 2018.
  Recordings of our webinars can be found on our SIETAR Europa YouTube Channel here! We are constantly uploading past webinars as well! We also have a Global SIETAR Events calendar, don´t miss checking it out here! Next year’s calendar presents a wide range of themes from a truly international panel of presenters.

SIETAR Europa 2018 webinar program
 
•        January 12th  2018, Friday, at 18.00 – 19.00 pm (CET)
Speaker:          Dr. George Simons
Topic:              “What rhymes with time? Party with me (I’m 80 today) for terse verse & talk about the nature, nurture & DNA of the interculturalist”
 
•        February 7th  2018, Wednesday, at 16.00 – 17.00 pm (CET)
Speaker:          Lucy Fogarty & Mo Rajan
Topic:              “Facilitate a fun and engaging learning experience with interactive cartoon games”
 
•        March 22nd  2018, Thursday, at 18.00 – 19.00 pm (CET)
Speaker:          Helen Sayers
Topic:              “UBUNTU! The Spirit of Humanity: exploring the creative art of building bridges between communities, cultures, and hearts”
 
•        April 17th  2018, Tuesday, at 15.00 – 16.00 pm (CET)
Speaker:          R. Boyd Johnson
Topic:              “How to manage global research team successfully”
 
•        May 15th  2018, Tuesday, at 16.00 – 17.00 (CET)
Speaker:          Thomas Greenaway
Topic:              “Thinking about LGBTQ people in Intercultural Spaces”
 
•        June 8th  2018, Friday, at 18.00 – 19.00 pm (CET)
Speaker:          Michael Boyle
Topic:              “Companies are striving to be flexible and are surprised when they run
across difficulties. Maybe the problem is culture?
 
•        July 5th  2018, Thursday, at 15.00 – 16.00 pm (CET)
Speaker:         Fath E Mubeen
Topic:             “Religious persecution is on the rise: The substantive freedom is under global siege”
 
•        September 19th  2018, Wednesday at 14.00 – 15.00 pm (CET)
Speaker:          Sylvia Van Ziegert
Topic:              “Reinventing Global Leadership: Tools for a Volatile World”
 
•        October 12th  2018, Friday at 18.00 – 19.00 (CET)
Speaker:          Dr. Milton Bennett
Topic:              “The End of Relativism”
 
•        November 15th  2018, Thursday at 14.00 – 15.00 pm (CET)
Speaker:          Arjan Verdooren 
Topic:              “The TOPOI model and diversity competence – Cultures don’t meet,
people do”
 
•        December 10th  2018, Monday at 17.30 – 18.30 (CET)
Speaker:          Dr. Michelle J. Cummings-Koether
Topic:              “How psychological contracts work, and how they can influence the
success or failure of international assignments”

 

Sietar EU vacatures

SIETAR Europa is currently looking for volunteers for two of our committees
Do you want to work with a great, fun, inspiring team as part of a pan-European association of professionals in the field of intercultural education, training and research? Interested in staying abreast of the latest research and practices in the field, meeting fascinating people from a broad range of horizons around the world and participating in shaping the future?

  • Communication Committee
  • Events & Membership Committee:

If you are interested, please send your application explaining in one paragraph your motivation for joining our team, plus your CV or link to your LinkedIn-Profile.