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Switzerland: Consultancy: Better Business for Children Initiative & Capacity Building and Systems, Child Rights and Business team, PFP, Geneva, Switzerland, Home Based, 3 months

 Administracion, FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: Consultancy: Better Business for Children Initiative & Capacity Building and Systems, Child Rights and Business team, PFP, Geneva, Switzerland, Home Based, 3 months
Apr 142018
 

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 22 Apr 2018

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Hope

The new IMPACT Plan represents a culmination of work to redefine UNICEF’s narrative of business engagement – envisioning a bold new strategy to harness the power, reach and influence of business for children. PSE’s vision of better business for children inspires its delivery on the Plan’s business influence goals by promoting that business take sustainable action for child rights.

The most powerful way to deliver results for children is to change the very way in which business operates, and to leverage their considerable influence to deliver results for children. This could potentially reach over a billion children – delivering exponentially more impact than funding alone. For example, the ILO estimates that half a billion workers are employed throughout business supply chains globally – changing business practices on breastfeeding, WASH and family-friendly workplace (ECD) opportunities will help achieve these programme results. Similarly, not doing so can undermine achievements if programmatic solutions do not address the needs of poor working families around the world. This is why over 21 UNICEF country offices are today investing in approaches of business sustainability as a key strategy for achieving programme results. National Committees are also identifying this as an advocacy priority, recognizing NatCom business and their governments’ regulation of business impacts on children in programme countries.

Importantly, the work on the business audience pillar also emphasizes the environment in which business operates – so business is more than businesses; working with governments on standards and regulation and with major influencers of business – such as financial investors or industry bodies, and sustainability standards – is absolutely essential. Results at scale will not be achieved company by company, and it is this wider business environment which will influence business demand to engage on children.

In order to advance the Child Rights and Business agenda as a key ‘how strategy’ within UNICEF for achieving programme results for the children, the global CRB team will be implementing the following key actions:

1. Building the evidence – demonstrating the potential for results through responsible business2. Supporting the integration of CRB approaches where relevant in UNICEF planning3. Growing organizational capacity and systems to work on child rights and business.

The launch of the Better Business for Children Initiative provide a focus and platform to achieve the above three objective, creating the evidence base for business and for UNICEF, supporting embedding in planning, and the development of appropriate capacity and systems within the organization to deliver.

How can you make a difference?

Under the guidance of the Manager, Child Rights and Business at UNICEF, undertake the following activities:

Capacity and Systems Work: • Consolidate system to measure and report on global results of companies engaged, and children reached; including in relation to Salesforce, RAM KPIs and JSP process.• Support the consolidation of materials to support the systems and capacity building work plan including: segmentation exercise, mapping training and other capacity building opportunity and updating calendar of events, etc.

Roll-out of the Better Business for Children Initiative:• Event Management support for launch of event• Production of related communication materials about the initiative including brochure, website, video, PowerPoint, etc.)• Support the roll-out of the Better Business for Children initiative – global supply chains; and development of materials.• Finalization of trade mark.

Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

KEY DELIVERABLES• M&E system in place, and quarterly reporting on companies engaged and children reached. • Capacity building work plan documentation and materials collated and finalized.• Mapping on training and capacity building opportunities completed. • BBxC Website• BBxC Video on global supply chains

TIME FRAMEThe selected international consultant is expected to startas soon as possible in May 2018, for a period of 3 months.

REPORTINGThe incumbent will report to the Child Rights and Business Manager in Geneva.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Advanced university degree in communication, international development or related studies is required.
  • 1-2 years’ work experience would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of child rights and business is required.
  • Excellent writing skills is a must.
  • LOCATION AND EXPECTED TRAVEL

    The consultant will be home based; but will need to be based sometime in Geneva to support.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    View our competency framework at

    http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

    Remarks:

    Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered. Also, please mention the earliest date you can start. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=512266

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    Switzerland: Individual Consultant – Remote Field Support Officer / Help Desk / Convener for Community of practices

     Finanzas, FULL TIME, Hoteles, Servicio al Cliente, Telemarketing, Help Desk  Comments Off on Switzerland: Individual Consultant – Remote Field Support Officer / Help Desk / Convener for Community of practices
    Apr 062018
     

    Organization: UN Children’s Fund
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 12 Apr 2018

    UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

    Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

    And we never give up.

    1. Background:

    The global Child Protection Area of Responsibility (AoR) is the global level forum for coordination of child protection activities in humanitarian settings as part of the broader Global Protection Cluster (GPC). The group brings together NGOs, UN agencies, academics and other partners under the shared objective of ensuring more predictable, accountable and effective child protection responses in emergencies. The mandate of the CP AoR is to ensure quality and coverage of child protection services through inter agency coordination, headed by UNICEF, the cluster lead agency.

    The Child Protection AoR, along with Nutrition, Wash and Education clusters, provides a help desk function to augment deployable field support. Remote support is provided to members of coordination groups on technical issues, linking practitioners to resources and peer to peer support. CP AoR Annual Surveys in 2016 and 2017 of field level coordination groups indicate consistently high levels of appreciation for the outreach and support.

    Since the inception of the role, there have been significant refinements and advancements in the role. Recently instigated tracking of requests is being compiled in a quarterly update to identify global gaps in technical guidance and direct resources to locations most in need in order to boost efficiency. The help desk is then able to rapidly initiate a process of developing interim guidance to fill the gap. This was done, for example in 2017, in response to an identified gap in guidance for mobile programming, relevant to settings of mass displacement due to conflict. Responding in such a way is critical to UNICEF meeting cluster lead responsibilities and demonstrating leadership.

    Advancements have also included the establishment of language specific sub help desks to reach colleagues at regional levels who make up the majority of coordination groups, working in languages other than English. This is critical to reach local actors who are providing the majority of services. Arabic, Spanish and French help desks are being established, housed in local organizations and linked to UNICEF regional offices, for example in Colombia and Lebanon. This represents a global-led initiative to extend the reach and support of child protection services.

    The Global Help Desk will continue responding to global requests directly, which account for 25% of requests received. In addition day-to-day coaching and technical support will be provided to the regional help desks on all requests received, with due to significantly increase in terms of both number of countries as well as those who can access this service. Currently, national-level Country Coordinators in HC and some early warning contexts access the help desk; however, the language-specific help desks will widen the target audience to CP Coordination Group members at the national and sub-national level (average 40- 60 WG members per country) and include additional early warning countries where there will be greater focus on preparedness. The Global Help Desk will also facilitate and follow up on global referrals from language-specific help desks to global networks.

    2. Expected results:

    The purpose of this consultancy is to consolidate the position of the established Help Desk within the global level CP AoR team to provide field based child protection coordinators and coordination groups with technical assistance, mentoring, training and knowledge management services. Greater results and impact are expected as the help desk moves to a new level of global coverage and technical support, including rapid response to technical gaps identified through analysis, increased global reach to local actors, and an upgrade of communications mechanisms such as the UNICEF managed global website. The following expected results include details on tasks to be undertaken, although the evolving nature of this work and the high level of experience and expertise of the consultant may mean that, on the consultant’s or the CP AoR’s recommendation, tasks are modified or added, on mutual agreement.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILIITIES AND DELIVERABLES

    1. Engage the field-based coordinators and IMOs in peer to peer support, discussions and sharing of best practices through the Child Protection AoR Community of Practice (CoP)

  • Define the purpose, audience and goals of CP AoR Community of Practice and regularly assess if it is accomplishing its stated purpose
  • Facilitate the community of practice for field-based child protection coordinators and Information Managers through existing communication channels (google group, skype group and others); if other communication channels are required, liaise with the CP AoR Coordinators for approval – this will be maintained for some time after the language-specific help desks are first launched in mid 2018.
  • Provide tailored support for individual requests received through the Global Help Desk, including responses that require in-depth technical support, creating connections for peers/colleagues across countries to peer learning, assistance in locating and applying global guidance and country level examples, and other forms of support. Ensure coordination with the CP AoR RRT Regional Focal Point on requests.
  • Keep track of various learning opportunities and share F2F and online opportunities through the community of practice and with local help desks and support local help desks in becoming more integrated in learning opportunities for their language and/or within their region
  • For long term support identified through the Community of Practice, divert the requested support to the regional focal points and /or the Alliance WG/TF as applicable 
  • Maintain a log of the requests; conduct analysis of the inquiries’ nature and trends as well as gaps in available guidance, and, on a regular basis, present the key findings to the CP AoR Coordinators
  • Maintain the list of potential child protection coordinators, working closely with the RRT and CP AoR coordinators and add the new CP coordinators in the google group membership if there is an interest.
  • In order to ensure field coordination group needs and wishes are taken into account, promote field to global feedback on global guidance and act as liaison between global working group and field coordination groups to promote streamlined communication. Participate in and/or ensure familiarity with working groups/task forces, to stay up-to-date with and/or feed into global / regional initiatives, work plans, new resource development and roll-out, etc… in order to increase field – global connections and awareness.
  • 2. Train, coach, mentor, and supervise four local help desks in day-to-day as well as longer-term functions, such as strategic planning and evaluation:

  • In conjunction with the local help desks and regional offices, develop an information sheet and advertising scheme to launch the local help desks
  • Conduct help desk orientations for the 2 new help desks to start up later in 2018 (Spanish and Arabic have been trained in March & April 2018)
  • Develop improved request log tracking sheet for use by local help desks
  • Provide technical support, coaching, and oversight to language-specific help desks (4) on individual requests received through their help desk by reviewing draft responses, with particularly close monitoring and support in the first 3 – 6 months as help desks develop / become more familiar with the role, resources, networks, etc.
  • Provide outline of necessary report content and support each local help desk in organizing and completing their monthly analysis and report, providing feedback on successes and areas for improvement. On a regular basis, review analysis with each local help desk and relevant RRT regional focal point to determine learning and development needs for coordination groups per country/region.
  • Support local help desks in maintaining their language-specific and/or regional contact lists, with local coordination actors and CPiE experts.
  • Provide oversight and technical support to the Arabic, English (covering Southeast Asia, the Pacific, and East and Southern Africa), French, and Spanish Help Desks in organizing and maintaining their language-specific, decentralized communities of practice forums
  • Collaborate with the help desks to design newsletters and other news updates for use at the local level
  • Facilitate monthly calls with all four help desks to review successes and challenges across the help desks
  • Organize quarterly calls with the four help desks, help desk organization supervisors, and CP AoR team members to review and assess progress to date, identifying any recommendations or modifications per help desk
  • Assist with the design of a mid-project evaluation
  • 3. The Help Desk consultant will need to coordinate with a Web Design Consultant on revamping the existing Child Protection AoR website to promote greater user-friendliness, accessibility, and visibility of the CP AoR’s and UNICEF’s initiatives, products, and support to coordination groups. The new website is critical to ensure UNICEF delivers support services globally, including to local actors.

  • In collaboration with CP AoR Team, create and/or edit new written and visual content for the new websit
  • Update outdated but relevant content from the current websit
  • Develop and provide oversight on the website layout and feature
  • Re-organize and re-tag/classify essential resources and ensure linkages with existing resource centres
  • Collaborate with the Education Cluster to promote coherence across UNICEF-supported Clusters
  • Maintain the website upon completion of the new website by posting new resources, RRT mission highlights and achievements, country statistics and publications, learning opportunities, job opportunities, and other relevant content – after receiving approval from CP AoR Coordinator
  • Create, write, and disseminate the CP AoR Newsletter
  • 4. Support and/or manage the organization of high-quality training

  • Support the organization aspect of a training for coordinators, with content to be provided by the full AoR team, including the help desk
  • Support the organization of the CP AoR Retreat, including agenda-setting and facilitation support
  • In coordination with RRT Coordinators and IMOs, update, maintain and promote the starter pack for child protection coordinators
  • Provide recommendations on ways to address learning needs identified through help desk analysis of global and language-specific help desks, coordinating with CP AoR and other global thematic experts
  • 5. Support to the 2018 Annual Survey work

  • Lead the refinement and editing of the 2018 survey questions, working with the CP AoR team to get their inputs
  • Upload the final survey to the survey Monkey in English and French
  • Clean the data of the Annual Survey (requesting the Coordinators for correction) and compile the results of the 2018 Annual Survey
  • Present the survey results and analysis
  • Draft the final report of the survey
  • 6. Development of interim technical guidance when thematic global gap areas have been identified, while awaiting more formal guidance developed by the Alliance.  This will be similar to the Mobile Programming Key Considerations developed in 2017 and involves collaboration with field-based coordination groups and language-specific help desks.  This is critical to UNICEF fulfilling its role as cluster lead agency on child protection.

  • Based on identified gaps within the help desk analysis at both global and local levels, collaborate with relevant coordination groups and global bodies to develop interim resource compendiums and/or key considerations based on promising practices to date
  • Ensure translation in core languages and disseminate, tracking feedback receive
  • 3. Required qualifications and competencies:

    This term of reference requires the consultant to have very specific areas of knowledge and experience, along with key competencies. Both are outlined in the first list below:

    Essential

  • At least 8 years of experience in child protection in emergencies programming or child protection in emergencies coordination or related fields.
  • Experience of designing and delivering training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent understanding of the humanitarian architecture at global and field level and the transformative agenda
  • Proven ability to work independently and deliver results.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven coaching and mentoring skills
  • Familiarity with the work, working methods, and members of the CP AoR
  • Desirable

  • Established relationships with field based coordinators of child protection in several key emergency affected settings
  • Experience of coordination of child protection responses
  • Experience in designing and implementing knowledge management initiatives for the humanitarian sector
  • Experience in strategic planning, preferably in the area of capacity building
  • Experience of working in an NGO in a child protection or child protection coordination capacity
  • Experience of facilitation of child protection and child protection coordination training to interagency groups
  • Timeframe:

    Start date: 01 May 2018 (desirable) End date: 31 January 2019

    Cost:

    The consultant will be paid at an agreed monthly rate for 9 months (average of 21 days/month).

    Instructions for applicants:

    Please include a full CV and Financial Proposal to undertake the terms ofreference above. The financial proposal should be presented as a monthly rate (in US$). Applications submitted without a monthly rate will not be considered. Also, please mention the earliest date you can start. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=512142

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    Switzerland: Administrative and Finance Assistant (Global Forumon Migration and Development (GFMD))

     FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: Administrative and Finance Assistant (Global Forumon Migration and Development (GFMD))
    Mar 232018
     

    Organization: International Organization for Migration
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 08 Apr 2018

    Open to Internal and External Candidates

    Position Title : Administrative and Finance

    Assistant(GlobalForumonMigrationandDevelopment(GFMD))

    Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland

    Classification : General Service Staff, Grade G5

    Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

    Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

    Closing Date : 08 April 2018

    Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

    IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.

    Context:

    The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) is a voluntary, inter-governmental, non-binding and informal consultative process open to all Member States and Observers of the United Nations. Its purpose is to address the multi-dimensional aspects, opportunities and challenges related to international migration and its inter-linkages with development, to bring together government expertise from all regions, to enhance dialogue, cooperation and partnership and to foster practical and action-oriented outcomes at the national, regional and global levels.

    To provide administrative, logistical, and financial support to the Co-Chairs-in-Office, the GFMD Support Unit (SU) was established in 2008, hosted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). As host agency, IOM provides administrative support for the GFMD SU, which nevertheless remains strictly independent of IOM.

    Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Head, Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Support Unit (SU) and in close coordination with other staff members working in the SU, the successful candidate will provide financial and administrative support services and assistance to the GFMD Support Unit, the GFMD Co-Chairs-in-Office and Taskforce/Secretariat.

    Core Functions / Responsibilities:

    1. Assist in budget and financial management including maintaining records, administering the office petty cash, monitoring monthly transactions, submitting payment requests and keeping procurement records for monthly utilities, goods and other services used by the Support Unit or the GFMD Chair.

    2. Help keep track of GFMD international contributions, maintain records, write acknowledgement letters to donors and assist in preparing the financial and narrative reports to donors.

    3. Provide secretarial functions to the SU including answering phone calls, monitoring incoming and outgoing communications and preparing travel request and other admin support for the Head of SU and other duly authorized SU staff.

    4. Coordinate with relevant IOM offices that backstop the administrative, financial and logistical requirements of the GFMD Support Unit.

    5. Organize the logistics of GFMD preparatory meetings in Geneva, including coordination with the meeting venue and other service providers, follow up of attendance and preparation of participants’ list.

    6. Assist in supporting travel related process for GFMD funded delegates (thematic meetings, Forum Meetings, and others as may be required by the Chairmanship), including coordinating with concerned IOM offices and/or external service providers.

    7. Provide logistical and administrative support in the organization of the Forum meeting.

    8. Coordinate with SU staff and IOM colleagues on issues of office operations.

    9. Perform such other related duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience:

    Education

    • University degree in Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or a related field from an accredited academic institution with three years of relevant experience; or

    • Completed High school / Secondary school education with five years of relevant experience.

    Experience

    • Experience in accounting, financial reporting, budget tracking and general administrative duties;

    • Experience in facilitating international contributions and liaising with national, regional and international institutions in this regard;

    • Experience in drafting and preparing clear and concise correspondences;

    • Experience working in an international organization an advantage;

    • High level of computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word, Mail merge (or similar software applications);

    • Knowledge of SAP (PRISM) or related financial software system an advantage.

    Languages

    Fluency in English and French is required. Working knowledge of Spanish an advantage.

    Note

    Please be advised that this is a local position and as such only qualified candidates residing in

    Switzerland and holding a valid residence/ working permit will be considered.

    Desirable Competencies:

    Behavioral

    • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;

    • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;

    • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;

    • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;

    • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;

    • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;

    • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;

    • Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;

    • Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;

    • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;

    • Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

    • Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

    Other:

    Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

    Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

    Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. an

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 08 April 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

    For further information, please refer to:

    http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

    In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

    Posting period:

    From 21.03.2018 to 08.04.2018

    Requisition: VN 2018/02 (GS) – Administrative&FinanceAssistant(GFMD)(G5)-Geneva,Switzerland

    (55327357) Released

    Posting: Posting NC55327361 (55327361) Released

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    Switzerland: Head of Program – Specialized Care – Lausanne

     FULL TIME, Hoteles, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Switzerland: Head of Program – Specialized Care – Lausanne
    Mar 232018
     

    Organization: Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 21 Apr 2018

    Are you willing to bring true added value to the passionate work of helping children with heart diseases? Then you can be our next

    Head of Program – Specialized Care

    Terre des Hommes offers various responsibilities within the framework of this job, giving you the opportunity to make a difference in the life of children in circumstances of great vulnerability. Tdh has adopted its new Strategy 2016-2020 and Vision 2030, in which their ambitions in the field of health, and especially in those related to specialized care, are expected to grow. The Head of Program will play a key role in the development of this work and will be expected to make a contribution to the implementation of the Strategic Plan of the Foundation.

    General job description :

    The goal of the Head of Program is to strengthen the Specialized Health Care program so that it is able to respond to the growing service quality and protection requirements within the field of child transfers. The Head of Program will be in charge of the management of the program and the strategic framework of the team. He or she will initially lead the program according to the ambitions defined in the Vision Tdh 2030 by strengthening the current processes, developing the existent partnerships and making sure that the necessary financial backing for the activities is available. Afterwards, the Head of Program is expected to steer the expansion of the activities, in particular the reinforcement of the capacities in the countries of intervention.

    This position will therefore contribute to the enhancement of the tertiary care in Africa through the strengthening of the cooperation network between Northern and Southern hospital partners, the organization of surgical missions and the contributions to the development and follow-up of specialized care-related projects in the countries of origin.

    Function details:

    Management of the program

    • Rationalize the activities and processes at all stages, as well as aim at achieving excellence in all fields of activity

    • Supervise the operations in the country of intervention

    • Strengthen the projects in progress as well as develop new ones

    • Define the program indicators, create a dashboard, ensure the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation system and provide regular reporting

    • Actively contribute to the fund-raising efforts

    • Manage the funding and the budget for specialized care

    • In collaboration with the partners, define SOPs and guidelines

    Partnerships

    • Consolidate, develop and manage partnerships

    • Ensure a fluid communication among partners, donors, headquarters and delegations

    • Provide regular reports to the partners

    Strategical follow-up of resources

    • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator in charge of the management of the team, optimize the roles and responsibility perimeters according to the strategic priorities

    Profile:

    • Confirmed competencies in project management, preferably within the field of health

    • At least 5-year experience in fund raising and strategical resource management

    • Field experience in the humanitarian field, ideally in Africa

    • Ease at multitasking and multi-client environments

    • Network ONG, OI, financial backers in humanitarian environments are a great advantage

    • Excellent interpersonal capabilities in communication and negotiation

    • Proactive and enterprising spirit with strong ethical standards

    • Orientation towards the technological progress in the field of health

    • Very good knowledge of written and spoken French; fluent English is required

    • Swiss nationality or valid work permit

    Position Start Date : 1st of April 2018

    Duration : CDI

    Activity rate : 100%

    Location : Lausanne (Switzerland)

    Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled

    Child Safeguarding Policy:

    • Raising awareness within the Foundation on violence against children

    • Providing guidance to employees and others and defining expectations when it comes to preventing, raising, denouncing and responding to issues of child abuse

    • Reducing the risk of child abuse by selectively recruiting employees and others

    • Reducing the risk of child abuse by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children

    Procedure:

    Please postulate on our website: https://tdh.luceosolutions.com/recrute/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=1020&idpartenaire=20007

    We will only consider complete online applications corresponding to the required profile.

    Your application must include a complete CV and a covering letter. Additional documents such as diplomas and work certificates will only be required in case of an interview.

    If you are not shortlisted, your file will be destroyed by us, according to the rules on data protection.

    If you face difficulties in applying online, please contact our HR department: rh@tdh.ch

    Terre des hommes provides equal working conditions for men and women. Furthermore, for candidates with equivalent qualifications and for positions with responsibilities, applications from women are strongly encouraged.

    The recruitment and selection procedures of Terre des hommes reflect our commitment for child security and protection.

    What is Terre des hommes: https://vimeo.com/253387235

    How to apply:

    https://tdh.luceosolutions.com/recrute/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=1020&idpartenaire=20007

    We will only consider complete online applications corresponding to the required profile.

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    Ferienbetreuung gesucht – ev. auch unter der Woche Teilzeitbetreuung, Erlinsbach, Aargau

     FULL TIME, Hoteles, Mercadeo  Comments Off on Ferienbetreuung gesucht – ev. auch unter der Woche Teilzeitbetreuung, Erlinsbach, Aargau
    Mar 192018
     

    Wir suchen für unseren liebenswürdigen Königspudel Merlin eine Ferienbetreuung vom 21. Juli*8 bis 29. Juli*8. Merlin ist ein Hund mit gutem Grundgehorsam, versteht sich mit Kindern, Katzen und anderen Hunden (mit Rüden nur teilweise)….

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    Switzerland: Administrative/Finance Officer (60%)

     FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: Administrative/Finance Officer (60%)
    Mar 172018
     

    Organization: International Code of Conduct for Private Security Providers’ Association
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 21 Mar 2018

    Overview:

    The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers’ Association (ICoCA), founded in September 2013, is a multi-stakeholder initiative created to promote, govern and oversee the implementation of a Code of Conduct for private security companies that operate in complex environments. The objective of the Code is to promote increased respect for human rights and humanitarian law and to raise standards of operational conduct throughout the private security industry. Membership of the ICoCA includes states, private security companies, and civil society organisations. Together, these three ‘pillars’ form the Association’s General Assembly, with each pillar having equal representation in the Board of Directors. The ICoCA Secretariat, based in Geneva, Switzerland, carries out the Association’s principal implementation and oversight functions on behalf of the Board, including certification of Member companies, monitoring of their implementation of the Code, and the operation of a complaints mechanism.

    Main Responsibilities:

    · Further develop and implement administrative and financial management policies and procedures;

    · Oversee the Association’s accounts and payments in coordination with the Admin Assistant and the accounting firm;

    · Manage the grants budgets and related contractual agreements, including financial reporting for donors;

    · Coordinate the Association’s yearly budgeting process in cooperation with the Executive Director;

    · Support external auditors in carrying out their annual or project-based audits;

    · Support the Association in fundraising activities and in drafting new projects;

    · Support and train the team in activity-based budgeting and reporting;

    · Oversee the human resources functions for a small team (10 staff) such as hiring and induction of incoming staff, managing individual files, developing and implementing performance management and staff development procedures;

    · Act as the line manager of the Administrative Assistant;

    · Performs other tasks as directed by the Executive Director.

    Qualifications and Skills

    · Graduate qualification in Finance Management, Business Administration or a related field;

    · Minimum of 3-4 years of progressively responsible experience in Accounting and Finance Management;

    · Experience in writing project proposals and in managing grants, ideally within an NGO or an International Organization;

    · Human Resources Management skills would be an asset;

    · Fluent in English and French (excellent oral and writing skills);

    · Comprehensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and Accounting software;

    · Ability to proactively plan and implement work, including managing multiple priorities;

    · Familiarity with Swiss administrative and legal procedures;

    · Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relationships in a dynamic, multi-cultural environment;

    · Swiss or EU citizenship, or a valid work permit for Switzerland at the time of application, are a pre-requisite.

    Location: Principal location is at the ICoCA Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. Occasional travel is required for quarterly Board meetings.

    Start date: ideally beginning of April.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    How to apply:

    Individuals interested in this opportunity should send a CV and a one page motivation letter to: secretariat@icoca.ch

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    Switzerland: Intern

     FULL TIME, Hoteles, Marketing  Comments Off on Switzerland: Intern
    Mar 142018
     

    Organization: Cordoba Foundation of Geneva
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 21 Mar 2018

    Cordoba Foundation of Geneva (CFG):

    The Cordoba Foundation of Geneva is a Swiss non-governmental non-profit organization working on peace promotion. The CFG was established in Geneva in 2002 to foster research and dialogue on peace issues, and to promote exchange between cultures and civilizations. It focuses on tensions and polarizations in all societies where Muslims live, and aims to enhance theoretical and practical conflict transformation resources in Muslim majority countries.

    The CFG works with an extensive network of partners including think tanks, civil society organizations, research centers, foundations, governments, and individuals to initiate and support activities that build trust and favor mutual respect and reconciliation. The CFG provides a distinctive expertise, and a culturally sensitive approach in dealing with conflicts.

    The main programs of the CFG

    The CFG has a track record of programs, mediation initiatives and training interventions focused on the promotion of peaceful political participation of all sectors of society, including those with a religious reference. Many of these programs are jointly implemented by the CFG and the “Religion-Politics-Conflict” desk of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

    The main programs of the CFG are currently aimed at 1) Addressing the challenges to peaceful transition, including sectarian tensions, in the MENA region; 2) Encouraging peaceful interaction between communities in the Sahel; 3) Promoting political participation on North Africa; and 4) Preventing Violent Extremism in MENA and the Sahel region. By reinforcing mechanisms for the transformation of violent or potentially violent conflicts, especially those with a religious dimension, the overall objective of these programs is to contribute to peaceful coexistence between groups with different worldviews. They aim to enhance the capacity and networks of conflict transformation actors, develop a common and collective understanding of conflicts and support local transformation initiatives.

    Responsibilities:

    The CFG is seeking an Intern in Communications and Fundraising, to work with the Foundation for a period of three months.

    The Intern’s duties will include:

    • Further enhancing and implementing the CFG’s Communications Strategy.
    • Assisting the staff and the webmaster in keeping the website up to date, appealing and relevant.
    • Further developing and implementing the CFG’s Fundraising Strategy.
    • Managing and developing the different social network accounts of the Foundation.
    • Assisting in the organization of events, or other duties on an ad-hoc basis, if required.

    Requirements:

    • Second- or Third-year student in communication, marketing or similar. Knowledge in graphic design would be an asset;
    • Languages: Proficiency in English and French. Knowledge of Arabic would be a strong asset;
    • Excellent organizational skills, and close attention to detail;
    • Excellent knowledge of social network management;
    • Good knowledge in maintaining a website;
    • Creativity, independence and pro-activity are essential qualities for this position
    • Authorization to work in Switzerland.

    Availability:

    • For three months as from April 2018, full-time or close to full-time.

    Conditions:

    Please be aware that internships with the CFG are not paid, though a small stipend to help with lunch and transport may be provided.

    How to apply:

    If you wish to apply please send your CV (maximum 2 pages), and a cover letter to recruitment@cordoue.ch clearly stating “CFG Internship application”.

    The deadline for applications is March 21, 2018.

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    Switzerland: Spécialiste, mise en œuvre de l’Impact par le partenariat auprès du Fonds Mondial

     Diseño Grafico, Finanzas, FULL TIME, Gestion, Alta Direccion, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: Spécialiste, mise en œuvre de l’Impact par le partenariat auprès du Fonds Mondial
    Mar 142018
     

    Organization: Expertise France
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 25 Mar 2018

    Descriptif du projet :

    Mandatée par le ministère français de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères pour la mise en place de l’assistance technique française, sur financement MEAE, Expertise France recherche Spécialiste, mise en œuvre de l’Impact par le partenariat. Le Fonds mondial cherche en permanence à améliorer son fonctionnement. L’initiative « Impact par le partenariat – Transformation (ITP-T) » a été mise en place afin de réorienter à la fois les procédures opérationnelles internes et externes et les modes de travail afin d’optimiser l’impact et le rapport coût/efficacité des subventions du Fonds mondial. Le cadre de l’ITP-T présente une approche intégrée d’examen des performances et de réponses aux goulots d’étranglement, à la fois au niveau du pays et en interne, en travaillant en collaboration avec les partenaires.

    Le spécialiste, mise en œuvre de l’ITP-T , est chargé d’intégrer le cadre de cette initiative dans le fonctionnement courant de l’organisation. Le spécialiste supervise et gère l’exécution de l’ensemble du plan d’intégration, dans les délais impartis et conformément à l’ambition et aux objectifs de l’ITP-T. Au cours de la phase de transition vers un cadre intégré, le spécialiste est également responsable du soutien opérationnel pour les éléments clés du cadre de l’ITP-T, dont les portefeuilles pays et des systèmes organisationnels qui font l’objet d’examen de revue de leur performance.

    Descriptif de la mission :

    Le spécialiste, mise en œuvre de l’ITP-T, aura les responsabilités suivantes :

    Planification du changement

    Élaborer un plan complet d’intégration du cadre des partenariats dans le fonctionnement courant de l’organisation, en étroite collaboration avec l’équipe « efficacité opérationnelle »du Département « Solutions et appui pour le portefeuille de subventions » :

    · Veiller à ce que les enseignements tirés des projets pilotes et de la phase de conception soient bien connus au niveau de l’organisation et donnent lieu à une participation constructive ;

    · Transposer tous les changements nécessaires dans des orientations, des politiques, des processus, des procédures et des mandats ;

    · Identifier les interdépendances ;

    · Convenir des échéances et des ressources en tenant compte de priorités opérationnelles plus globales, des consultations avec les parties prenantes, des délais de signature et des étapes principales du plan de mise en œuvre de la stratégie.

    Coordination du changement

    Coordonner l’exécution du plan d’intégration de l’ITP-T en travaillant étroitement avec les équipes, départements ou divisions concernés :

    · Suivre les avancées du plan afin d’assurer le respect des délais et des attentes en matière de qualité ;

    · Appuyer les responsables des tâches en garantissant la participation des autres équipes, départements et divisions ;

    · Coordonner les mises à jour de statut et les contributions des responsables de tâches ;

    · Faire état des progrès, des risques et des problèmes au groupe de travail et au groupe commanditaire ;

    · Gérer la consultation sur les principaux produits ;

    · Travailler avec les responsables des tâches afin de garantir l’orientation nécessaire et les accords de la part du groupe de travail de l’ITP-T, du groupe commanditaire de l’ITP-T et d’autres organes de gouvernance.

    · Afin d’assurer le respect des délais de mise en œuvre du plan, en concertation avec le responsable d’équipe « efficacité opérationnelle », assumer le cas échéant, la responsabilité des tâches principales. Cela concerne notamment :

    · La réalisation d’analyses de référence ;

    · L’élaboration de procédures de référence ; et

    · La rédaction de directives, d’exigences politiques, de procédures et de termes de référence actualisés.

    Interdépendances

    Gérer les interdépendances avec les autres projets et initiatives afin de permettre des synergies et un travail collaboratif, à savoir :

    · Travailler étroitement avec l’équipe de coordination du changement de la Division « gestion des subventions » et avec les référents d’autres équipes, départements ou divisions afin de comprendre les changements en perspective

    · Suivre et gérer de manière proactive les potentielles interdépendances et collaboration.

    Enseignements tirés

    En étroite collaboration avec les équipes pays et le Département « assistance technique et partenariats », recueillir et communiquer les enseignements tirés de l’examen et du dialogue pays et des réunions du Comité d’examen du portefeuille :

    · Concevoir et mettre en œuvre une méthodologie afin de recueillir les commentaires ;

    · Gérer l’ensemble de la procédure, y compris les groupes de discussion associés, les enquêtes, etc. ;

    · Synthétiser et communiquer les principaux éléments visant une gestion des subventions plus efficace pour plus d’impact.

    Mise en place opérationnelle

    Apporter un soutien opérationnel sur les éléments clés du cadre de l’ITP-T pendant la phase de transition vers leur intégration dans le fonctionnement courant de l’organisation. Cela comprend la collaboration avec le secrétariat virtuel pour le Comité d’examen de portefeuille, afin de soutenir :

    · La planification des examens du portefeuille de pays et de l’organisation ;

    · La coordination de la planification de l’examen en rassemblant tous les participants et contributeurs concernés afin de garantir l’alignement entre les équipes, les départements et les divisions sur les problèmes majeurs et les contributions requises ;

    · La coordination et la contribution à la préparation des données, de l’analyse et des documents de présentation ;

    · La rédaction et la distribution des procès-verbaux des réunions afin de refléter les décisions principales.

    Projets pilotes

    Élaborer et coordonner les projets pilotes portant sur les éléments en cours de développement du cadre de l’ITP-T :

    · Élaborer le champ d’application, les mandats et les objectifs des projets pilotes

    · Obtenir un appui et une participation en interne ; et

    · Gérer l’ensemble de la procédure, y compris la coordination et l’assistance quotidienne.

    Gestion des parties prenantes et communication

    Coordonner et gérer la participation et la communication avec les parties prenantes internes et externes :

    · Élaborer et maintenir la participation des parties prenantes et le plan de communication ;

    · Préparer les rapports et les documents d’information et de présentation ; et

    · Assister aux réunions avec les parties prenantes.

    Qualifications :

    · Excellente maîtrise de l’anglais (courant) et du français. La maîtrise d’autres langues, notamment arabe, chinois, russe ou espagnol serait un atout.

    · Compétences exceptionnelles en gestion de projets et gestion du changement

    · Capacité d’analyse des données en utilisant Excel ou d’autres outils analytiques, et de présentation de ces dernières sous forme de graphique afin de guider la prise de décision

    · Excellente maîtrise de la communication écrite et orale

    · Solides compétences de présentation, notamment en travaillant avec PowerPoint

    · Expérience en animation d’équipe

    · Responsable instaurant une relation de confiance, ayant des expériences professionnelles avec des personnes issues d’horizons différents et à des niveaux hiérarchiques différents

    · Raisonnement structuré et critique pour résoudre les problèmes

    · Jugement sûr et décisions en temps opportun, en s’appuyant sur une analyse rigoureuse

    · Axé sur les résultats et la prestation de services

    · Capacité à effectuer plusieurs tâches et à organiser et gérer des priorités concurrentes afin d’obtenir des résultats dans des délais serrés

    · Sens de la diplomatie avec les personnes et capacités d’influence

    · Capable de traiter les ambiguïtés en faisant preuve de souplesse et d’adaptation

    · Gestion de projets

    · Encadrement de personnes

    · Esprit Fonds mondial

    Expérience professionnelle :

    · Diplôme universitaire supérieur en administration publique ou commerciale, en finance ou dans un autre domaine pertinent, ou formation professionnelle ou expérience de travail équivalent ;

    · Qualification en gestion de projets ou équivalence, ou expérience de travail notable dans des rôles de gestion de projets/gestion du changement.

    · Expérience en méthodologie de gestion de projets ;

    · Expérience de la mise en œuvre de changements organisationnels en utilisant des techniques de gestion du changement ;

    · Expérience de coordination du travail entre des équipes transversales ou des groupes de parties prenantes.

    · 5-7 ans d’expérience professionnelle, qui montre une progression des responsabilités dans des contextes opérationnels internationaux ou complexes souhaitable.

    · Connaissance du Fonds mondial et de son modèle de fonctionnement appréciable.

    Informations complémentaires :

    · Lieu de la mission : Fonds Mondial, Genève, Suisse

    · Durée de la mission : au plus 24 mois

    · Date de prise de fonction (susceptible d’être modifiée) : 01/06/2018

    · Type de contrat : contrat de travail de droit privé (les agents publics seront détachés auprès d’Expertise France pour la durée de la mission)

    · Rémunération établie d’après la politique de rémunération d’Expertise France : salaire de base + (le cas échéant) forfait famille + prime de technicité et d’expatriation + prise en charge des frais de logement et, le cas échéant, de gardiennage + prise en charge des frais de scolarité pour les enfants de moins de 21 ans accompagnant l’expert dans le pays de résidence + billets d’avion aller-retour adresse contractuelle – lieu de résidence, soit 1 aller initial, 1 aller-retour intermédiaire, 1 retour final + prise en charge des frais de déménagement et de visa* + Couverture sociale (CFE, mutuelle, prévoyance)

    How to apply:

    Par email: expert-ef@expertisefrance.fr

    Documents à fournir :

    · CV en français et anglais

    · Lettre de motivation rédigée en français et anglais

    Merci d’indiquer la référence SUI-CPREFM dans l’objet de votre mail de candidature.

    NB : Les candidat(e)s intéressé(e)s par cette opportunité sont invité(e)s soumettre leur dossier dans les meilleurs délais, Expertise France se réservant la possibilité de procéder à la présélection avant cette date.

    Le processus de sélection des manifestations d’intérêt se fera en deux temps :

    Dans un premier temps, une liste restreinte sera établie librement par Expertise France.

    Dans un deuxième temps, les candidate(e)s sélectionné(e)s pourront être convié(e)s à un entretien.

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    Frühstückskellner (m/w), Zermatt, Wallis

     FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Frühstückskellner (m/w), Zermatt, Wallis
    Mar 132018
     

    Seit*9 empfängt das Grand Hotel Zermatterhof illustre Gäste mit 5-Sterne-Komfort. Daran hat sich auch im 21. Jahrhundert nichts geändert. Das traditionsreiche Luxushotel in zentraler aber ruhiger Lage bietet Eleganz und modernen Komfort …
    Grand Hotel Zermatterhof – Turismo, Hostelería

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