Project Administrator


Beschrijving van de vacature


The Salvation Army The Netherlands

International Development Services (IDS)


Are you the connector we are looking for? The Salvation Army the Netherlands, International Development Services (IDS) is in search for a team member who does professional project and program support in collaboration with developing countries.


Optimal fit

Are your strengths connecting, facilitating and communication? Are you an expert in development, able to work independently with experience in developing countries? Possibly we are the employer you are looking for! We can offer you the possibility to excel in your strengths. We find effective job performance of great value in which you as Project Administrator can play a vital role. Work & Job-crafting are part of this process. We find it important that we can bring the best out of each other.


What you can offer us

You are a pro-active administrator, who gets energized by multi-tasking and can keep a helicopter view over many projects at the same time, changing context, strong in anticipating on changing structures and activities within your working area. A large work load, complex programmes and resource mobilisation do not scare you off.


You possess excellent administrative skills including the mastering of MS Office, work well under pressure, and is someone who is always looking for opportunities. You describe yourself as a development sector specialist and have the necessary overseas experience to bring to the table. Besides, you value quality, sustainable relations and have an eye for details that matter.

You are the stable person who is on top of progress we make in any project and program. But you will not be able to achieve this alone. Although you directly operate from a team in The Netherlands, you are also member of a virtual global team with members in many countries in the world. Thus the working international language is English. Next to modern communication tools to connect, you will in exceptional circumstances be asked to travel in order to facilitate implementation.

What we can offer you

We offer you a pleasant working environment in which you fulfill an important role. IDS has a relatively small core team (10 members), together with about 6 free-lance partners. We operate within an extensive organisational network. Our office is based in the city of Almere, The Netherlands. IDS has membership of a variety of platforms within the development and humanitarian aid branch, both national and international. We value co-creation.


Development and (on-the-job) training are an integrated part of our organisation to maintain knowledge as optimally as possible. With the emphasis on your talent and strengths we would like to look at your personal development and growth in the role of Project Administrator.

Next to that, we strive to give the necessary space for work-crafting and job-shaping. We believe that optimal usage of talents and competences lead to greater motivation and work pleasure. A possibility for mobile working can be discussed if the type of work allows it.

Then, a temporary contract for first instance 12 months, salary scale 8 (24 hrs - min. €2.544 / max. €3.624) with good secondary (and tertiary) working conditions conform to the ‘CAO Welzijn en Maatschappelijke Dienstverlening’ with the possibility of contract extension and permanent employment. As an employee you take part in the pension fund ‘Zorg en Welzijn’.

The Project Administrator at work

The Project Administrator is the administrative controller in project and program planning, execution and evaluation. This covers the development results, financial reporting and produced media materials for publication. The Project Administrator advises the Program Manager in the process of planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, as well as takes care of the project administration. This needs to happen in an effective and efficient manner, reaching the eventual goal that the partners will become more self-sustainable over time.


The result areas of the Project Administrator are:

  1. Continuation of the updating of the database.
  2. The handling of project information.
  3. The preparation of financial transactions.
  4. Networking, collaboration and the increasing/building of public support.
  5. General work activities.


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Please send us your application in writing with your motivation as to why you would think that you are suitable for this position, including your curriculum vitae. We would like to receive your application as soon as possible and before the closing date which is Wednesday May 30 (23h59) CET, 2018, which can be done via The first round of interviews will take place on Wednesday June 06, 2018.


For further information please contact Mr. Hans van der Graaf of the International Development Services Department, The Salvation Army, The Netherlands, Czech Republic and Slovakia Territory. Telephone number: 0031 (6) 238 124 00 or via