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Vacature Events Manager for the Administrative Unit of the Global Counterterrorism Forum bij UvA

The T.M.C. Asser Institute in The Hague is looking for an Events Manager for the Administrative Unit of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) with a can-do attitude who will be responsible for the seamless delivery of multiple activities of differing levels of complexity for a variety of national and international stakeholders. The individual will be highly proficient in written and spoken English and have superior organizational, intercultural and interpersonal skills.

What are you going to do

The Events Manager reports to the Head of Unit of the GCTF Administrative Unit and works closely with all other members of the team. You must be willing and able to work irregular hours when required and to undertake regular travel abroad (*international travel conditions permitting).


  • preparing, planning, organizing, delivering, following-up and reporting on GCTF-hosted activities (e.g., plenary, expert and coordination meetings, workshops, consultations) abroad and in the Netherlands. Tasks include, but are not limited to venue identification; registration processes; ongoing communication with participants; arranging logistical aspects such as transportation, catering, security, interpretation and accommodation; occasional note taking; and, maintaining correct financial records;

  • information management—creating, maintaining and updating relevant files and documents;

  • building and maintaining relationships with colleagues across the GCTF community and interacting with service providers (travel agencies, interpreters, caterers, etc.);

  • organizing and attending hospitality events related to GCTF-hosted activities;

  • contributing