Operations Assistant

The Alicante ELLIS Unit Foundation is a newly created nonprofit private foundation headquartered in Alicante, Spain, devoted to scientific research on human-centric Artificial Intelligence. Hence, its name “The Institute for Human(ity) Centric AI” (IHCAI). It is part of the network of 34 ELLIS units.

This is an exciting time to join the IHCAI as it is in its early days and the Operations Assistant will have the opportunity to have impact in defining IHCAI’s HR processes and culture and making it grow.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

This is a position that would report to the Foundation’s Head of Operations, working in accordance with best practice in the management of non-profit Foundations. The candidate will perform support and administrative duties in three areas:

(1) Finance, accounting, banking, auditing, and budgeting;

(2) Purchasing, contracting, procurement, (including public tender processes) and risk management; and

(3) Payroll management, tax processes, annual audit, funding, reporting, and all other operational and administrative duties required to ensure the correct operation of the Foundation.

Additional responsibilities include:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Educational Background and Work Experience

Skills and Characteristics

WORKING AT THE ELLIS UNIT ALICANTE FOUNDATION

We are focused on hiring and developing great people, giving them autonomy, and maintaining high expectations to help team members grow. Our core values are:

COMPENSATION AND CONTRACT CONDITIONS

Compensation is commensurate with experience and education. The annual target salary range will be competitive and will depend on seniority and experience. This contract has a trial period of 4 months.

The ELLIS Unit Alicante Foundation offers an attractive working environment in Alicante, a Mediterranean city with mild year-long weather and outstanding quality of life. The Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in Spain.

START DATE

The Alicante ELLIS Unit Foundation seeks candidates who can start by January 31st, 2022, with the possibility of starting earlier.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please, send your CV and motivational letter to jobs@ellisalicante.org with the subject line: Operations Assistant Position

Partially funded by the Generalitat Valenciana Conselleria de Innovacion, Universidades, Ciencia y Sociedad Digital and the European Union European Regional Development Fund