SGAC is looking for a volunteer to become the lead for Logistics of SGAC Projects and Project Groups. The lead will work with and report to the Project Group Coordinators Joshua Critchley-Marrows and Morgane Lecas.
Deadline for applications: 25th March 2023
About the Project Groups
SGAC Project Groups (PG) operate as the largest international community of students and young professionals interested in the space sector. There are presently eleven PGs with a rapidly increasing membership base across all six global regions. Each PG is uniquely different, covering a majority of topics in the space sectors from space exploration and space technology to law and policy, diversity, and human rights. Each PG seeks to connect like-minded young professionals and students in their chosen field of interest, to deliver high-quality contributions to each specialization, and to help educate and develop the membership body to be future experts and leaders.
For more information on the group’s projects and activities, please check their webpages.
The Logistics lead is a volunteer who will support project coordination activities within SGAC, operating as part of the project coordination team. The Logistics lead will be expected to manage and coordinate HR communications in the recruitment of new PG Co-Leads. They will also support the review, interviewing and selection of new Co-Leads, as well as on-boarding processes.
In addition to matters concerning HR, their other responsibility will be to support PGs in the logistic management of their operations. A new SGAC PG member management system is being developed as part of SGAC online profiles. They will lead development, implementation and management of this system. They will also support the creation and updates of guiding documentation for PG management and coordination.
In summary, their duties will include but not be limited to:
- Management and coordination of HR communications in the recruitment of new PG Co-Leads.
- Assist PGs in the recruitment of internal teams, and monitor and support their internal structures.
- Support for new Co-Lead position application review, interview and selection.
- Support for on-boarding of new PG Co-Leads.
- Lead development, implementation and management of SGAC PG member management system through online profiles.
- Support creation of guiding documents for PG management and coordination.
- Management of the PG Zoom account.
- Oversee, in cooperation with the Project Coordination Team, the content and update of the PGs webpages.
Estimated time commitment: On average 4 hours per week
- SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website and below 34 years of age at the time of appointment
- Be a citizen of a United Nations Member State
- Be between 18 and 35 years old during the appointment
- Demonstrate leadership and teamwork experience
- Possess good communication skills in English and preferably in other United Nations official languages
- Possess a basic understanding of SGAC and the organisation’s Project Groups
- To have experience in a voluntary organisation. Experience in logistics and management would be appreciated but not essential.
- Have the necessary time to allocate to support in their development
PG Coordination Team members are appointed for a term of two years, and may serve two consecutive terms. The position will have a probationary period of 3 months.
This is your chance to help shape the future of the SGAC PGs. The PGs consist of a membership volume in the 1000s, with nationalities represented across the globe. You get to:
- Join a great team of young experts across all disciplines of the international space community
- Interact with senior-level leaders in the international space sector
- Work with the next generation of international space sector leaders in the world’s largest youth space network
- Access relevant space policy materials, documents, magazines, etc.
- Possibly be nominated for SGAC leadership awards
- Benefit from SGAC discounts on event registration for team members
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please complete our Vacancy Application Form by 25th March 2023 with the following documents as attachments:
- A Letter of Intent (maximum 1 page)
- Your CV (maximum 2 pages)
- List of three past experiences and how they have prepared you for this role (maximum 1 page)
Timeline for applications
|Applications Open:||1st March 2023|
|Applications close:||25 March 2023 23:59 GMT (17:59 MST)|
|Announcement of Successful Applicant:||Mid to End April 2023|