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Switzerland: MSF Switzerland is recruiting an Emergency Coordinator (medical or para-medical)

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Jun 302018
 

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 15 Jul 2018

Context

To fulfill its mission of assistance to victims of conflicts, epidemics or natural disasters, MSF-Switzerland has created an emergency pool, of which members are experienced individuals capable of evaluating a situation, opening and coordinating projects. The post of emergency coordinator (medical or para-medical) reports to the Operations Department at headquarters in Geneva, and in particular to the Emergency cell. (If a coordination team is already present in the mission however, the E-Coordinator is responsible to that team first).

The candidate is expected to 1) work in all contexts set by the emergency desk and 2) have the flexibility to work in different positions including MEDCO, Ecoordo, FieldCo, Medical Referent 3) work in emergency contexts with regular cells and fill gaps in regular projects if need be.

Duty Station

All countries where the emergency desk opens activities, which require an urgent response. On call, the emergency coordinator should be available within 48 hours for rapid and short interventions. He/she is part of a core group of medicals, para-medicals and support staff responsible for responding to:

· exploratory missions

· epidemic outbreaks

· nutritional crises

· displaced populations and/or refugees’ camps

· surgical emergencies

· natural disasters

Job Description

· Implementation of and participation in exploratory missions and evaluations, on the request of Emergency Desk.

· Definition, implementation (or modification) of the operational strategy of an emergency intervention.

· Identification and management of the means necessary for the implementation of an emergency intervention.

· Coordination and supervision of volunteers (emergency) in the field.

· Specific Reports on the interventions.

· According to the decision taken by headquarters, the Emergency Coordinator (medical profile) can be asked to coordinate an activity, which is under the responsibility of a Head of Mission in the country where the section is already active.

· The Emergency Coordinator (medical profile) commits himself/herself to be available at any time, less than 48 hours maximum; he/she must be reachable in all circumstances.

· The Emergency Coordinator (medical profile) can be asked to intervene within the framework of certain MSF trainings and to take part in international meetings.

Necessary Profile

· The post is open to a person with a medical or para-medical profile

· Capacity to bring patient and public health at the chore of the operation strategy.

· Specific knowledge desired:

  • Emergency public health

  • Response to epidemics

  • Emergency vaccinations

  • Response to severely malnourished populations

  • Method of investigation, epidemiological monitoring

  • Significant experience in general coordination (profile Head of Mission, Medical Coordinator, Project Coordinator…)

  • Expertise in analyses of unstable contexts / crises situations

  • Capacity to quickly evaluate an emergency situation on ground and to propose an appropriate strategy of intervention

  • General knowledge of MSF in emergency management

· Fluency in French and English is essential; knowledge of another language is an asset (Arabic, Spanish and/or Portuguese in particular).

· Knowledge of information and communication equipment used by MSF.

· Leadership & capacity to make priorities

· Capacity of analysis of Context & program

· Capacity for coordination and organization.

· Diplomacy, broadminded spirit.

· Availability, flexibility and mobility.

· Capacity to negotiate and make decisions

· PSP training.

Required Conditions

· Expatriates with 24 months of field experience with MSF in a coordination role, who have had at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF Switzerland. Or expatriates from other humanitarian organisations, with 24 months of field experience in emergency contexts in a coordination role, who have carried out at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF Switzerland.

· Field-based contract for one year, renewable.

· Per-diem on the field at the time of interventions

· Salary according to MSF experience

· Duration of the direct interventions on the field: from 4 weeks to 3 months (certain flexibility is asked in the event of needs).

· The compensating rest in between 2 missions (in addition to 25 days of legal holidays) will be negotiated each time of return with the emergency desk in Geneva.

How to apply:

Applications (CV and a cover letter) to be sent to:

Marion Dunoyer Médecins Sans Frontières Suisse, 78 rue de Lausanne – Case postale 116 CH-1211 Geneva 21 – Switzerland

or by e-mail: Ecell.gva@geneva.msf.org

with the subject line – E POOL APPLICATION – ECOORDO MED

DEADLINE: 5PM 15th July 2018

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Switzerland: MSF Switzerland is recruiting an Emergency Pharmacist

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Jun 302018
 

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 20 Jul 2018

Context

To fulfill its mission of assistance to victims of conflicts, epidemics or natural disasters, MSF-Switzerland has created an emergency team, of which members are experienced individuals capable of evaluating a situation, start and coordinate the missions. The post of emergency pharmacist reports to the emergency coordinators at field level and/ or the coordination team in the capital and finally the Emergency Desk at headquarters level in Geneva.

The candidate is expected to 1) work in all contexts set by the emergency desk and 2) work in emergency contexts with regular cells and fill gaps in regular projects if need be.

Duty Station

All countries where the emergency desk opens activities, which requires an urgent response. On call, the emergency pharmacist should be available within 48 hours for rapid and short interventions. He/she is part of a core group of medicals, para-medicals, logisticians responsible for responding, amongst others, to:

· exploratory missions

· epidemic outbreaks

· nutritional crises

· displaced populations and/or refugees’ camps

· surgical emergencies

· natural disasters

Responsabilities

As the emergency medical supplies representative at mission level:

* He/she has for priority the continuous improvement of the medical supplies management in emergency contexts and guarantees answers, strategies and interdepartmental tools adapted to the evolution of the needs and the policies of intervention defined by the department of the operations.

  • During preparation phase:

Surveillance system through local contact (MoH, Central Medical Store, Pharmacy Directory,…) EPREP strategy and emergency response (including stock) in place (with and without MSF presence)

  • During detection phase:

Emergency coordination with MSF and external actors (crisis committee)

  • During response phase:

Exploratory mission: preparation for rapid assessments / Intervention according to the priorities defined and the strategy

  • During evaluation phase:

Evaluation of the intervention (strategy, justification, resources, results vs needs) / Modify the EPREP if needed / Hand over to MSF or MoH or others

Nature and activities

Emergency Preparedness Strategy

· Participate to the design of new emergency supply standards (processes, procedures, tools, etc…) according to validated strategy and support related implementations with the Emergency Supply Referent

· Participate to the definition of autonomous and decentralized e-stock content based on the market control (validation sources by Headquarter Pharmacist for medical local purchase if needed)

· Define the resources (medical needs) to respond to natural disasters and other emergency context on demand according to defined strategy

Definition, implementation and monitor internal medical supplies management in emergency contexts at all the level (field, capital, headquarter)

· Define the means, the roles and the responsibilities in term of pharmacy management in emergency context in interaction with the Med Supply of the MOSU

· Conceive a strategy of briefing / debriefing and training centred on three axes:

· Global medical supplies management

· Modular management by specific interventions (Hospital, Mobil Clinic, Vaccination, …)

· Management tools

· Apply the standard tools and techniques of management and information (software, workflow, monitoring, and tracking) provided by technical referent.

· Guarantee good practices in pharmacy management present on the fields and management tools used judiciously in emergency context

Perpetuation of the partnership with MSF Logistique

· Introduce and formalize links and operational reports (regular visits, planning and common data base, development of technical projects, conception of the emergency stock …).

· Compile all the field feed back of improvement of content of kits & modules

Human Resources

· Guarantee knowledge and competencies among the mission actors (training / mentoring / coaching of medical coordinator, pharmacy manager and associated hr setup);

Monitoring & Reporting

· Guarantee the release and availability of weekly / monthly reports (quarterly and yearly on demand) including follow-up of indicators and corrective actions;

· Field support reports.

Necessary Profile

· Medical or para-medical profile/pharmacist

· Knowledge and experiments in medical supply & pharmacies management

· Ability to synthesize and to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural people

· Very strong competences in data-processing tools, Computer literacy

· Experience with Isystock is an asset

· English and French are essential; knowledge of another language is an asset (Spanish, Arabic and/or Portuguese in particular)

· Available for a minimum of 12 months

· Experience MSF in emergency fields

· Experience in supervising, coaching and training.

· Professional and personal flexibility and adaptability

Conditions

· Expatriates with 12 months of field experience with MSF who have had at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF Switzerland. Or expatriates from other humanitarian organisations, with at least 12 months of field experience, who have carried out at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF Switzerland.

· Field-based contract for one year, renewable.

· Per-diem on the field at the time of interventions

· Salary according to MSF experience

· Duration of the direct interventions on the field: from 4 weeks to 3 months (certain flexibility is asked in the event of needs).

· The compensating rest in between 2 missions (in addition to 25 days of legal holidays) will be negotiated each time of return with the emergency desk in Geneva.

How to apply:

Applications (CV and a cover letter) to be sent to:

Marion Dunoyer – Médecins Sans Frontières Suisse, 78 rue de Lausanne – Case postale 116 CH-1211 Geneva 21 – Switzerland

or by e-mail: Ecell.gva@geneva.msf.org

with the subject line – E POOL APPLICATION – PHARMACIST

DEADLINE: 5PM 20th July 2018

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Jun 302018
 

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 15 Jul 2018

Context

To fulfill its mission of assistance to victims of conflicts, epidemics or natural disasters, MSF-Switzerland has created an emergency team, of which members are experienced individuals capable of evaluating a situation, start and coordinate the missions. The post of MD anesthetist reports to the emergency coordinators at field level and/ or the coordination team in the capital and finally the Emergency Desk at headquarters level in Geneva.

The candidate is expected to 1) work in all contexts set by the emergency desk and 2) work in emergency contexts with regular cells and fill gaps in regular projects if need be.

Duty Station

All countries where the emergency desk opens activities, which require an urgent response. On call, the MD anesthetist should be available within 24 hours for rapid and short interventions. He/she is part of a core group of medicals, para-medicals, logisticians responsible for responding, amongst others, to:

  • victims of conflict
  • displaced populations and/or refugees’ camps
  • surgical emergencies
  • natural disasters

Job Description

Responsabilities/Activities

To do assessment, recommendation of the anaesthesia/rea activities with the surgical team

To organize and to carry out the following activities:

1. Care to the patient

  • Pre-operative consultation that allows to meet the patient before his/her anaesthesia and to:

o Check the anaesthesia risk.

o Choose the best anaesthetic procedure.

o Stabilize and prepare the patient.

o Propose a pre-medication if needed (has to be exceptional).

o Obtain the formal approval of the patient.

o Possibility to cancel or postpone the surgery, after discussion with the surgeon.

  • Anaesthesia and per- (intra-) operative period:

o Provide the best comfort to the patient, by avoiding pain, anxiety, cold, etc.

o Facilitate and strength the surgical act, by providing the best anaesthetic management, in accordance with the surgical procedure and the patient.

o Keep the best homeostasis of the patient by constant checking, follow-up of the patient and correction of his/her vital functions if necessary.

  • Post-operative care:

o Assure the best security and comfort of the patient, directly after the surgery, up to complete wake-up of him/her.

o Organize and supervise the availability of a post-anaesthesia recovery room that can be locally adapted.

o Delegate the post-operative care to other staff that is able to follow the patient and to call the anaesthesiologist in case of problems.

o Referral of serious cases that will need special follow-up to the Intensive Care Unit, it is available in the project.

  • Other activities:

o Supervision of complicated medical cases.

o Reanimation, especially in Internal Medicine hospitalisation ward, Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Room.

o Depending of the project setting, be responsible of the Emergency and Intensive Care services.

  • Respect of MSF policies, guidelines, protocols and recommendations:

o Standard hygiene and sterilisation rules.

o Special precautions will be adapted in order to prevent dangerous exposure to HIV, TB, Syphilis and Hep B.

o Special attention as well, will be given to the waste management.

o Follow up of MSF protocols: antibiotic prophylaxis, post-operative pain management, thromboprophylaxis, Caesarean section, blood transfusion, etc.

o Transfusion is an essential component of anaesthesia management. It has to be prescribed only for life –saving reasons.

2. Management and organisation of the anaesthesia department

2.1. At hospitalization ward and operating department level.

  • Set up of a complete anaesthesia service, in order to follow the patient from the pre-operative period up to the complete recovery from anaesthesia.

  • Introduction and supervision of MSF guidelines and protocols for surgical procedures (emergent and elective) and follow-up.

  • In collaboration with the nurse/midwife and the surgeon/obstetrician, introduction of management tools: registers, post-operative observation sheets, data collection, surgical/anaesthetic patient file, operating department register, patient file, etc.

  • In collaboration with the nurse/midwife and the surgeon/obstetrician, evaluation and standardization of medical needs (material and equipment, introduction of new drugs), and with the logistician the needs in water and sanitation.

  • Organization with the surgeon/obstetrician of the operating program, and follow up of post operative patients in the hospitalisation ward..

  • In collaboration with the nurse/midwife, supervise the application of surgical rules regarding preparation and work of the operating department.

  • Definition of standard quantity of essential drugs, material, for the anaesthetic cupboard in operating room, recovery room and emergency stock. Follow up and analysis of the consumption of anaesthetic drugs, material, by using MSF management pharmacy tools. Regular inventory and order of these items should be done.

  • Supervision of the sterilization and maintenance of anaesthetic material.

2.2. At emergency room level

  • Introduction and supervision of resuscitation and reanimation protocols.
  • Introduction with the medical doctor and/or the responsible nurse/midwife of necessary standard MSF tools (registers, reference sheets, patient follow-up, data collection, etc.).
  • Organize with the surgeon, the medical doctor and/or the responsible nurse of a triage system of managing patients in the emergency department.
  • Participate, develop and organize with the surgeon, the medical doctor and/or the responsible nurse the emergency disaster response plan of the hospital adapted to the regional context.
  • Review and assess the charts of the severe patients seen by the doctors or nurses.
  • Develop a system for following up patients referred to other institutions for further management.
  • Participate and organise with the medical doctor and/or the responsible nurse/midwife of the needs in human resources, material, equipment and drugs at service level and the emergency trunk (ambulances).

2.3. At out-patient level

  • Organisation with the responsible surgeon/obstetrician, medical doctor and/or the nurse/midwife the anaesthesia pre-operative consultations for elective referral cases from the out-patient department.
  • Organize with the responsible OPD nurse the anaesthesia pre-operative consultation room with the needed materials and equipment for follow up of the surgical patients.

3. Recruitment, training and evaluation of national staff

  • Evaluation and reviewing of needs in anaesthesia and reanimation training for the medical doctors and nurses/midwifes (ABC, BLS, PTC, etc.).
  • Review the training needs of the staff in basic knowledge of medicine, such as hygiene, sterilization, waste management, hand washing, fluid management, reanimation, etc.
  • After evaluation of needs, training of medical doctors (also in the emergency department).
  • With the responsible nurse/midwife, support/collaborate during the training of the nurses/midwifes in pre-/per-/post- operative care (recognition of complication signs in the post-operative period, etc.).
  • Training of the emergency team and of the out-patient department in triage and in first aid activities.
  • Participation in the staff regular evaluations of the services he/she is in charge and fit the trainings to the needs and priorities.

4. Implementation of quality tools

  • Use of standard MSF protocols.
  • Supervision and control of surgical instruments, drugs and material.
  • Supervision of the sterilization procedures.
  • Implementation of MSF standard tools: anaesthesia file, transfusion file, operating department register.
  • Implementation and supervision of the use of the data collection system:

o Operating department register (that can be follow up by the OT nurse).

o Filling of the data in the digital MSF standard tool for data collection in collaboration with the surgeon/obstetrician.

· Internal investigation for each surgical death

5. Reporting

  • Collection and analysis of the medical data with the medical responsible (evaluation of care quality).
  • Monthly report to the medical responsible: handing the digital data tool and a written report.
  • End of mission report.

6. Other activities

  • Organise meetings with his/her team to discuss about problems related to the service organisation.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Participate in the elaboration of the annual action plan.

Necessary Profile

· Full and current registration/license with relevant professional body

· Desirable, two year experience as an anaesthetist. Having worked in MSF or other NGO’s and in developing countries is desirable. Diploma in tropical medicine or 2 years relevant experience in tropical medicine

· English and French are essential; knowledge of another language is an asset (Spanish, Arabic and/or Portuguese in particular)

· Available for a minimum of 12 months

· Experience MSF in emergency fields

· Ability to work under very basic conditions and diagnose without technical diagnostic equipment

· Experience in supervising, coaching and training.

· Professional and personal flexibility and adaptability

Conditions

· Expatriates with 12 months of field experience with MSF who have had at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF Switzerland. Or expatriates from other humanitarian organisations, with at least 12 months of field experience, who have carried out at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF Switzerland.

· Field-based contract for one year, renewable.

· Per-diem on the field at the time of interventions

· Salary according to MSF experience

· Duration of the direct interventions on the field: from 4 weeks to 3 months (certain flexibility is asked in the event of needs).

· The compensating rest in between 2 missions (in addition to 25 days of legal holidays) will be negotiated each time of return with the emergency desk in Geneva.

How to apply:

Applications (CV and a cover letter) to be sent to:

Marion Dunoyer – Médecins Sans Frontières Suisse, 78 rue de Lausanne – Case postale 116 CH-1211 Geneva 21 – Switzerland

or by e-mail: Ecell.gva@geneva.msf.org
with the subject line – E POOL APPLICATION – ANESTHESIST

DEADLINE: 5PM 15th of July 2018

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Jun 302018
 

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 15 Jul 2018

Context

To fulfill its mission of assistance to victims of conflicts, epidemics or natural disasters, MSF-Switzerland has created an emergency team, of which members are experienced individuals capable of evaluating a situation, start and coordinate the missions. The post of emergency Health Promoter reports to the emergency coordinators at field level and/ or the coordination team in the capital and finally the Emergency Desk at headquarters level in Geneva. The candidate is expected to 1) work in all contexts set by the emergency desk and 2) work short term in regular projects if need be.

Duty Station

All countries where the emergency desk opens activities, which require an urgent response. On call, the emergency Health Promoter should be available within 24 hours for rapid and short (maximum 3 months) interventions. He/she is part of a core group of medicals, para-medicals, logisticians responsible for responding, amongst others, to:

  • exploratory missions
  • epidemic outbreaks
  • nutritional crises
  • displaced populations and/or refugees’ camps
  • surgical emergencies
  • natural disasters

Job Description

· Depending on the type of project, implement HP activities:

o Analyse the conditions and local context and culture

o Analyse the needs, set up a strategy and identify the right HR and support for an adequate HP program

· Promote, design, set up and evaluate health promotion program

· Design pedagogical tools

· Adapt health promotion tools to the context

· Train and supervise national staff and if needed other organizations working in HP

· Coordinate HP activities and make the link between them

· To assure the right follow up and application of MSF guidelines (medical – WatSan)

· To identify with the medical and WatSan team the health risks and to prepare courses of action to reduce or to eliminate all or any of these risks.

· To participate as member of the MSF team in drafting project proposals in collaboration with the Medco and the Emergency coordinator

· To advise and inform the coordination team regarding the development, monitoring and assessment of the ongoing HP pro­grammes

· To participate to the medical reports, based on adequately compiled information on health promotion medical activities

Necessary Profile

· Experience in health promotion is required

· University qualification in social science, communication or health promotion preferred, or nurse
and/or social worker and/or psychologist with relevant experience in HP

· Significant experience in Emergency program

· Fluency in managing the process of group facilitation and listening skills; diplomacy.

· Good writing and computer skills.

· Organizational skills and ability to prioritize.

· Very good training skills.

· Analytical and organizational skills,

· English and French are essential; knowledge of another language is an asset

· Available for a minimum of 12 months

· Commitment to the aims and values of MSF

· Ability to cope with stress

· Ability to work well as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team

· Ability to organise and prioritise workload, using initiative when appropriate

· Willingness to work in unstable environments

· Diplomatic, flexible attitude and patience

· Having a healthy sense of improvisation

Conditions

· Expatriates with 12 months of field experience with MSF who have had at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF Switzerland. Or expatriates from other humanitarian organisations, with at least 12 months of field experience, who have carried out at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF Switzerland.

· Field-based contract for one year, renewable.

· Per-diem on the field at the time of interventions

· Salary according to MSF experience

· Duration of the direct interventions on the field: from 4 weeks to 3 months (certain flexibility is asked in the event of needs).

· The compensating rest in between 2 missions (in addition to 25 days of legal holidays) will be negotiated each time of return with the emergency desk in Geneva.

How to apply:

Applications (CV and a cover letter) to be sent to:

Marion Dunoyer – Médecins Sans Frontières Suisse, 78 rue de Lausanne – Case postale 116 CH-1211 Geneva 21 – Switzerland

or by e-mail: Ecell.gva@geneva.msf.org

with the subject line – E POOL APPLICATION – HEALTH PROMOTER

DEADLINE: 5PM 15th of July 2018

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Switzerland: Communications and Outreach Officer (60%)

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Jun 272018
 

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

Reporting to: Executive Director

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 challenging 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. The ICoCA’s members include states, members of the private security industry, and civil society organisations. Together, these three ‘pillars’ form the Association’s General Assembly, with each pillar represented equally on the ICoCA’s 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.

The Communication and Outreach Officer will spearhead the Association’s outreach and communications strategy, as well as help to develop and track the Association’s funding base among states and private foundations. The Officer will play a key role in ensuring that the ICoCA is reaching the right audience, using the right media, and will coordinate and manage the development and production of communications materials as well as facilitate opportunities for the Association to liaise with the media, public, Governments, the private sector and potential funders. In this capacity, the incumbent will work closely with the Executive Director, other Secretariat staff, and the Board of Directors.

Essential Job Functions:

· Develop and implement a media, communications and outreach strategy for the Association;

· Act as the media liaison for the Association, including the management of all media contacts and proposing opportunities for media and public engagement;

· Support the Executive Director, Board of Directors and ICoCA staff in engaging with the public, key constituencies, ICoCA membership and in devising strategic messaging and speaking points;

· Track, monitor and evaluate public events and media reports on the Association, and thematic and geographic areas of identified concern;

· Oversee the creation and distribution of press releases, newsletters and content for fundraising materials;

· Oversee the Association’s website and presence on social media; and

· Develop and execute consistent communication to cultivate and grow donor base.

Experience Requirements

· A minimum of 5 years’ related experience or training in communications and/or development.

· Previous experience managing communications with NGOs, international organisations or in the private sector, is preferred.

· An interest in business and human rights or humanitarian law and policy.

· A bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or a closely related field, including strong academic credentials, is preferred.

Skills Requirements

· Excellent (fluent) communication skills in English; both written and oral;

· Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills with exceptional attention to detail;

· Proven understanding of and expertise with print, broadcast and social media;

· Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities from various cultural and linguistic backgrounds in a tactful, pleasant and professional manner;

· Ability to work cooperatively with others in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment where the work space is often shared.

· Ability to work under pressure and to respond to media and Association deadlines.

· Working knowledge of French, Spanish, Arabic and/or Chinese is an advantage.

· 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, with some travel anticipated.

Duration: The position will be offered on a one-year contract which can be renewed dependent on performance and availability of funding.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Start date: ideally beginning of September 2018.

ICoCA is an equal opportunities employer that considers applications from all qualified candidates.

How to apply:

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

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Switzerland: ACAPS is hiring a new Technical Expert

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Jun 272018
 

Organization: Assessment Capacities Project
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 21 Jul 2018

ACAPS is recruiting a new Technical Expert to support the development of a core portfolio of skills and expertise in humanitarian assessment and analysis at ACAPS.

Generic responsibilities for this position are:

  1. Develop and implement a sound strategy for ACAPS assessment and analysis methodology, ensuring linkages and continual learning across ACAPS work streams and ACAPS institutional priorities.
  2. Raise the quality of ACAPS analysis.
  3. Contributing to conceptualising and managing strategic direction, maintaining strategic oversight of global developments and trends, and positioning ACAPS as a leading voice on humanitarian needs assessment and analysis worldwide.

This position is based in Geneva.

Please send your application before 21 July to jobs@acaps.org

How to apply:

For more information, download the full job description.

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Switzerland: Request for Proposals – Media Engagement Services

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Jun 222018
 

Organization: Interpeace
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 02 Jul 2018

About Interpeace

Interpeace is an international organization for peacebuilding. We were initially established in 1994 by the United Nations to develop innovative solutions to build peace. We have a proven and recognized approach to enable people to build lasting peace. Together with local partners, we jointly develop peacebuilding programmes. We help establish processes of change that connect local communities, civil society, government and the international community through our Track 6 approach. As a strategic partner of the United Nations, Interpeace is headquartered in Geneva and supports locally led peacebuilding initiatives in more than 21 countries in Latin America, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information about Interpeace, please visit www.interpeace.org

Background

Interpeace’s Global Engagement Unit (GEU) is responsible for the design, coordination and implementation support for a wide range of communications and external relations activities in order to position the organization’s expertise, mobilize resources and engage with the wider public on conflict-related issues in accordance with Interpeace’s Communication Framework. This includes frequent written publications and wider engagement with media. Interpeace regularly calls upon external service providers to bring in specific expertise and/or punctual communication support.

Interpeace seeks to contract an independent service provider to deliver a range of expertise and support to enhance the organization’s overall media engagement with an emphasis on Geneva.

Preparation and Submission of Proposals

Interpeace invites qualified service providers to submit a bid to provide the services described in the attached Terms of Reference, and which form an integral part of the present Request for Proposal (RFP).

The Bidder shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of its proposal, and Interpeace shall not be responsible or liable for those costs, whether direct or indirect, regardless of the conduct or outcome of the RFP, nor if the RFP is cancelled, altered or postponed for any reason. This includes, but is not limited to, any and all costs incurred for pre-proposal clarifications, oral presentations, site visits, and subsequent meetings and negotiations.

All offers shall be prepared in English. Offers shall comprise the following documents: 1. Technical Proposal

The Terms of Reference (ToRs) of the services requested by Interpeace can be found in Annex A. The technical proposal should include the following information:

A. Description of the service provider and the service provider’s qualifications, including

  • A list of experience in supporting communication efforts in the peacebuilding, mediation, security and conflict prevention field with an emphasis on the international Geneva environment;
  • A description of the providers’ ability to carry out a robust monitoring and alert services with an emphasis on the International Geneva environment;
  • A brief description of the provider’s capacity to organize and facilitate engagement with relevant media representatives in a time effective manner;
  • A description of the provider’s experience in reviewing, editing and drafting communication pieces on issues related to peacebuilding, mediation, security and conflict prevention with at least 3 extracts of past communication pieces or articles written by the provider in English and/or French.

B. Number of similar and successfully completed projects, number of similar projects currently underway. C. Proposed methodology, approach and implementation plan: The proposal should demonstrate the Proposer’s response to the Terms of Reference, identify the specific components proposed, how the requirements shall be addressed, demonstrate how the proposed methodology meets or exceeds specifications.

  1. Financial Offer

Your separate Financial Offer must contain an offer in Swiss francs and should specify an all-inclusive daily fee to cover the services to be provided as per the ToRs.

The cost of preparing a bid and negotiating a contract, including any related travel, is not reimbursable nor can it be included as a direct cost of the assignment.

All offers to provide the services described in this RFP must be submitted by e-mail to Alexandre Munafò, Head of Global Engagement by email (munafo@interpeace.org) by 2 July 2018. All submissions must indicate “Offer for Media Engagement Services” in the subject line.

Only proposals under consideration will be notified.

Participation in this RFP indicates acceptance of the terms and conditions provided.

Annex 1 Terms of Reference

Subject: Media Engagement Services

Main tasks and responsibilities

1. Monitoring and strategic opportunities alerts

The Provider will provide regular alerts and updates to Interpeace based on latest developments of the International Geneva and which can generate strategic opportunities for the organization in terms of positioning, resource mobilization and/or public engagement. This includes but is not limited to:

  • The presence in Geneva of high-level personalities of relevance for Interpeace and opportunities to meet;
  • Upcoming public or private events, including speaking opportunities for Interpeace’s leadership;
  • Relevant information or emerging interest from media representatives regarding a topic related to Interpeace’s field of work (country, thematic, policy).

2. Advice and support in the production of communication material

The Service provider will provide critical advice and support regarding the production of Interpeace communication materials. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Advising on the potential the media-friendly content of reports, stories or any other publication produced by Interpeace;
  • Suggestions on appropriate media channels and contacts to use to optimize the dissemination such material;
  • Taking part in editorial / engagement meetings to review possible news or engagement opportunities;
  • Drafting or reviewing media-friendly stories based on internal documentation available, such as reports, staff interviews, PAR material, etc.;
  • Drafting or reviewing press briefs or press releases;

3. Support in strategic networking and media engagement opportunities

The service provider will provide support for the expansion of Interpeace’s reach with media representatives in Geneva but also, when relevant, in other relevant places (regional hubs, capitals) with the objective of increasing media engagement opportunities. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Facilitating informal personal introductions and pitches to media representatives;
  • Back support and advice in the organization of press briefings or meetings;

Other contract modalities

Duration and scope

  • The contract will consist of a maximum average of 4 days per month. An initial contract will run until 31 December 2018.

Reporting and coordination

  • The service provider must be based in the Geneva region in order to attend meetings regularly at Interpeace’s headquarters;
  • The service provider will report to the Head of Global Engagement and will collaborate closely with the Global Communication Manager and other units, including the Director General’s office. S/he will coordinate on a weekly basis to define the scope of required deliverables and respective timeframes.
  • The service provider is free to accept, reject or suggest a modification of a requested task to guarantee that there is no conflict of interest or professional ethic issues arising out of his association with Interpeace under this contract.

Invoicing and payments

  • Together with its monthly invoice, the service provider will submit a short summary of tasks and deliverables completed together with a timesheet;
  • Invoices will be processed within one week after submission.

Required qualifications and skills

  • Holder of Master’s degree or equivalent;
  • At least 7 years of relevant professional experience in communication or media including on peacebuilding, mediation, security and conflict prevention topics;
  • Robust knowledge and network within the International Geneva environment including with relevant stakeholders in the peacebuilding, mediation, security and conflict prevention field as well as media representatives;
  • Excellent inter-personal and inter-cultural skills;
  • Fluent and excellent writing skills in English and French. Spanish is an asset;
  • Proactivity and ability to work under tight deadlines;
  • Legally registered as independent worker with the Swiss social security authorities.

How to apply:

All offers to provide the services described in this RFP must be submitted by e-mail to Alexandre Munafò, Head of Global Engagement by email (munafo@interpeace.org) by 2 July 2018. All submissions must indicate “Offer for Media Engagement Services” in the subject line.

Only proposals under consideration will be notified.

Participation in this RFP indicates acceptance of the terms and conditions provided.

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Betriebsmitarbeiter Catering (w/m) Aushilfe, Brugg

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Jun 172018
 

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Jun 172018
 

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Switzerland: Global WASH Coordinator

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Jun 132018
 

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 21 Jun 2018

Position Title : Global WASH Coordinator

Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 21 June 2018

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, 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 environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Congo, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

Context:

IOM has shown a systematic year on year growth of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programmes, assisting at least 3,750,000 people in 2016 with budgets in excess of 40million USD in 30 countries. Despite the scale of these programmes, and its lifesaving nature, there has been no global technical capacity to support WASH programming, and global engagement in WASH cluster and other relevant fora have been limited.

Institutionally WASH programming spans the departments of Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) for supply, construction and maintenance and Migration Health Division (MHD) for hygiene promotion components.

WASH Within DOE it spans programmes in all phases of response from Preparedness, to response and into recovery, stabilization and development programming.

Although being omitted from Migration Crisis Operational Framework (MCOF), the WASH sector of assistance is clearly an area of growth for IOM, a major opportunity to save more lives and livelihoods through larger programmes with greater level of technical oversight. This role will coordinate closely with the shelter and settlements team lead to provide increased quality of emergency response from stand-alone programmes to integrated responses. The role will include a significant percentage of field deployments to support operations at country level and ensure technical quality in response.

Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Director, Department of Operations and

Emergencies and the direct supervision of the Head, Preparedness and Response Division

(PRD), the successful candidate will be responsible to ensure that appropriate tools, policies and coordination arrangements may be introduced and disseminated within IOM. An important aspect of this post will also be IOM’s integration into global WASH fora, in particular those global coordination platforms coordinated by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in its role of global WASH cluster lead agency.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Liaise closely with shelter and settlements team, PRD/ Transition and Recovery Division (TRD) and MHD. Manage and develop an extended network of WASH staff within IOM, to form a virtual global team.

  2. Establish, develop and maintain links with IOM Country Offices which maintain WASH operations. Develop an IOM WASH community of practice and a global network of IOM WASH as well as support in the identification of staff through direct contacts or through the establishment of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with agencies.

  3. Represent IOM in the Global WASH Cluster and in other external and interagency fora as required.

  4. Act as a Global WASH Cluster Focal Point in IOM, delivering on the Global WASH cluster work plan. Engage in other relevant and productive activities of the Global WASH Cluster with the goal of enhancing inter-agency coordination and sectoral capacity.

  5. Facilitate inter-cluster coordination for IOM WASH operations.

  6. Be responsible for financial, administrative and programmatic oversight of global WASH projects and ensure that IOM standards and operating modalities are met, and that international best practice is adapted to IOM’s programmatic approach.

  7. Follow up on the reporting of WASH programming and ensure regular and proactive coordination with country level counterparts.

  8. Provide surge support to IOM operations as required, either in person or through support in identification of personnel. Identify and maintain linkages with IOM staff, external consultants and develop relationships with potential shelter individuals who can support operations in the future.

  9. Ensure timely review of WASH proposals, reports and other documentation developed by IOM country offices. Ensure that effective and timely support is provided to country level responses.

  10. Develop WASH proposals for IOM to enhance operations and to enable sectoral development.

  11. Develop, promote and disseminate research and thinking to enhance processes and delivery within the WASH sector.

  12. Substantively contribute to the development of, and maintain and implement a global IOM WASH strategy.

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in WASH related subject, such as Engineering, Public Health or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Extensive working experience in WASH programming;

• Extensive working experience in working with different international organizations (e.g. UN

agencies, INGOs, IOs, Donors, IFRC or ICRC) and humanitarian operations;

• Experience in cluster coordination and programme management;

• Extensive knowledge of current humanitarian issues with a particular focus on natural disaster-related emergencies, Disaster Risk Reduction and Rehabilitation/Recovery;

• Good knowledge of shelter-related technical guidelines and standards;

• Practical experience of operational cluster information management, shelter programme design, implementation and M&E, site planning, shelter design and basic construction management;

• Exceptional understanding of WASH policy, guidance and research;

• Advanced understanding of settlement level approaches to shelter; graphic design, basic web technologies and architectural drawing planning software;

• Advanced skills in site planning, basic WASH programme design and implementation;

• Practical knowledge of humanitarian reform and operational coordination and cluster information management.

Languages

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

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.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

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

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 21 June 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 08.06.2018 to 21.06.2018

Requisition: VN 2018/149 (P) – Global WASH Coordinator (P3) – Geneva Switzerland (55520537) Released

Posting: Posting NC55520539 (55520539) Released

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Switzerland: CONSULTANCY: DIGITAL COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT, Office based

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Jun 112018
 

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 21 Jun 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.

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR DIGITAL COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT

Communication Section, UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECARO)

Start date: 15 August, 2018

End date: 31 July 2019

Duration: 11.5 months

Location: Geneva, Switzerland at the UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office*

*Possible for this position to be home-based, but preference will be given to candidates who can work out of the UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional office in Geneva

Reporting to: UNICEF Communication Specialist, Communication Section, UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office

BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT

The UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECARO) seeks a bilingual (English and Russian) digital communication expert, where possible to based in Geneva, to manage and expand the Office’s digital communication channels.

UNICEF ECARO’s English language website www.unicef.org/eca was launched in early 2018 to serve as a primary channel of digital communication. The Office is now focused on leveraging this platform, as well as ECARO’s current social media channels to help achieve UNICEF’s advocacy goals in the Region. In parallel, the Communication Section is working to expand its digital presence among Russian-speaking audiences including through the launch of the Russian language version website and creation of relevant Russian language social media channels. Amplifying youth voices, and leveraging digital influencers and media from across the Region is also a related priority.

The purpose of this assignment is to strengthen the Regional Office’s digital presence in both English and Russian, including through amplifying the voices of young people and leveraging digital influencers. This work will be done alongside RO and Country Offices (COs) teams, young people in the Region and partners – all with the aim of achieving UNICEF’s advocacy objectives for children in Europe and Central Asia.

SCOPE OF WORK

The Digital Communication Consultant will be responsible for supporting the creation and crafting of compelling digital content to engage English and Russian language audiences in a dynamic, interactive and meaningful way to help achieve UNICEF’s advocacy objectives across the Region.

She/he will manage and plan the editorial calendar for the ECARO English website and social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and YouTube). This work will involve curating content from COs and editing this content for regional platforms. The Consultant will also assist to “regionalize” social media content created by UNICEF Headquarters to make it directly relevant and palatable for audiences in Europe and Central Asia. The Consultant will lead on building, launching and managing the Russian language version of the website, as well as drafting and implementing a Russian language digital outreach strategy. She/he will also be responsible for ongoing monitoring of digital key performance indicators (KPI) and web/social media analytics tools.

Working under the direct supervision of the Regional Communication Specialist, and guidance from the Regional Chief of Communication, the Digital Consultant will be fully provided with opportunities to be creative, innovative and drive new ideas.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

CONTENT PRODUCTION

– In collaboration with the RO Chief of Communication, Communication Specialist and ECA COs Communication leads, oversee the day-to-day updating and monitoringof the Regional Digital Editorial Calendar, ensuring it is aligned with regionwide and global priorities.

– Manage the UNICEF ECARO Website. This includes publication of new content, ensuring data/statistics are updated.

– Work with COs to write and edit human interest stories, photos essays, blogs and other digital materials (including advising on video production) for RO English and Russian web and social media channels in line with the Regional editorial calendar.

– Regularly come up with ideas for engaging social media content, especially those that include amplifying the voices of children and youth, working with relevant colleagues to assess feasibility. – Actively participate in meetings, helping guide digital editorial processes. – Help develop and implement informed, cross-platform social media and digital marketing strategies and support management to make informed decisions regarding digital strategy. – Monitor and moderate social media channels, flagging risk and opportunities to deepen engagement. – Identify new digital tools and best practices and how these can be most effectively applied to deepen engagement with supporters. – Keep track of efforts and activities of other UN agencies, nonprofits and competitors.

EXPANSION OF RUSSIAN LANGUAGE DIGITAL ASSETS

– Research and draft a Russian language digital outreach strategy. – Build and manage Russian language version of the UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional website. – Manage UNICEF’s Russian language social media accounts. – Liaise closely with Russian speaking COs to curate Russian language content. – Support on the coordination of Russian translation of UNICEF created content (social media packs, videos etc.)

DIGITAL INFLUENCER OUTREACH

– In collaboration with the RO Communication Specialist, undertake an assessment of regional digital influencers and online media. – Based on assessment findings draft outreach strategy for digital influencers and implement with RO Chief of Communication Chief and Communication Specialist. YOUTH ENGAGEMENT

-Help build “Youth” section of the UNICEF ECA RO website – in English and Russian – incorporating innovative tools such as U-Report and Voices of Youth.

MONITORING

– Monitor and measure digital key performance indicators as set out by UNICEF RO as part of the global KPIs.

– And other related tasks upon request.

QUALIFICATIONS

Fluency in both English and Russian languages (written and spoken) is highly desirable.

3+ years experience working on social media, digital marketing and editorial production for an NGO, global company or publishing outlet. Experience in developing and implementing social media or digital marketing strategies. Proven ability to write flawless copy in both English and Russian on tight deadlines. Proven copy editing skills in English and Russian. Adept at using a wide range of social media platforms. Experience of blogging and knowledge of best practices. Experience using Drupal or similar CMS a must. Knowledge of social media monitoring technology and can use social media measurement and listening tools. Experience using Google Analytics. Proven ability to manage multiple priorities within specified timeframes. Proven skills in communication, networking, strategic thinking, advocacy, negotiation, and ability to relate to a young audience. Strong awareness of social media communication behaviours in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia Region, including Russian speaking audiences. Consistently achieves high-level results, managing and delivering projects on-time. Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas. Awareness of best practices in user experience and design. Experience working for UNICEF an asset.

Bachelor Degree, ideally in social science, international affairs, marketing or communication. Masters preferred but not essential.

Remarks: Please indicate your monthly rate in USD to undertake this TOR. Applications without a proposed fee will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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=513650

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Switzerland: Intern – IBM/FMS-Visa Application Centre (VAC) Programme

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Jun 072018
 

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 18 Jun 2018

Position Title : Intern – IBM/FMS-Visa Application Centre (VAC) Programme

Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland

Classification : Intern, Grade OTHE

Type of Appointment : Internship, Three months

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 18 June 2018

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, 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.

Context:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and United Kingdom Visas and Immigration (UKVI) have embarked on a major change program designed to transform the way that they run their visa application system. IRCC and UKVI have implemented a Global Visa Application Centre (VAC) Network having awarded a seven-year contract to a partnership consisting of VFS Global (lead) and IOM (project partner). This VAC network will provide applicants with more convenient avenues for visa submissions and better access to enhanced administrative services, including capture of biometrics, all delivered in accordance with strict performance benchmarks and privacy requirements.

IOM’s Immigration and Border Management Division’s ongoing work in improving migration management includes developing Facilitated Migration Service (FMS) solutions for governments and migrants worldwide. Within the scope of this work, IOM already provides tailored VAC services. IOM operated VACs handle all of the time-consuming administrative tasks of the visa application process and work to ensure that only properly completed visa applications are submitted. Such outsourcing partnerships result in reduced costs and workloads for member states’ immigration offices and faster visa processing times and improved service standards for visa applicants. Perhaps most importantly, such partnerships enable immigration officers to make informed decisions based on complete information, while focusing on their core function; making visa decisions.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Project Officer – Global Visa Application Centre Programme and in accordance with the overall direction of the Global VAC Programme Manager, the intern will focus on supporting the team by helping with administrative tasks in the office.

The intern will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. Monitoring and overseeing the 45 CVAC Websites and ensuring that all approved changes are made in accordance with instructions from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

  2. Assisting with the preparation of online content for the upcoming CVAC Website revision in coordination with the Client Service Assistants (CSAs).

  3. Collecting all statistical data from IOM CSAs and populating appropriate templates on a timely basis for VFS and IRCC/UKVI.

  4. Assisting with the collection and preparation of clean data for the compilation of the monthly statistical reports and for the invoicing of biometrics from VFS by working in close cooperation with the CSAs and VFS.

  5. Assisting with the review and updating of security screening reports for staff.

  6. Assisting with the review and updating of annual security reports (ASRs), Business Continuity

Plan (BCP) and Premises Emergency Management (PEM) documents

  1. Assisting with the monitoring and collection of weekly reports and first time applicant statistics.

  2. Assisting with organizing and updating the shared drive.

  3. Monitoring and expediting on- and off-boarding procedures for staff changes in close coordination with the CSAs and VFS Service Desk.

  4. Undertake any other tasks as requested by the Project Officer or Programme Manager.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• University degree in Economics, International Relations, Business Administration, the Social

Sciences, Law, Development Studies, International Affairs or any related discipline;

Experience

• Computer literacy in MS Office especially MS Excel;

• Strong organizational skills;

• Ability to timely understand the Organization’s structure and portfolios;

• Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds;

• Proven ability to produce quality work accurately and concisely according to set deadlines;

• Practical experience of how to multi-task, prioritize and work independently;

Languages

• Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is highly desirable to translate website notifications and e-mails to the VAC network.

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

• 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.

Other:

Personal Development

The incumbent will acquire knowledge in the Immigration and Border Management Division. He/She will also gain in-site experience in working with an international organization.

Carte de Legitimation

The organization will obtain the ‘carte de legitimation’ for the duration of the internship for the selected candidate.

Note

• Applications from qualified female candidates are specially encouraged.

• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and additional queries will only be addressed if the candidate is shortlisted.

• Depending on experience and location, IOM provides a small monthly stipend to help offset costs; please consider the cost of living in Geneva, Switzerland prior to applying to any such internship position.

• No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 18 June 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 05.06.2018 to 18.06.2018

Requisition: INT2018/21-Intern-IBM/FMS-Visa Application Centre (VAC) Programme-Geneva,Switzer

(55514626) Released

Posting: Posting NC55514627 (55514627) Released

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