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Adjoint.e du Responsable du programme Enfants et Jeunes en Migration – Lausanne, Suisse

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Feb 262021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief
Closing date: 24 Mar 2021

Entrée en fonction : 15.06.2021

Durée : Contrat à durée indéterminée

Taux d’activité : 100%

Lieu de travail : Lausanne (Suisse)

Délai d’envoi des candidatures : Terre des hommes ne fixe pas de délai de candidature pour ce poste, le recrutement est ouvert jusqu’à ce que la position soit pourvue.

Tdh :

Terre des hommes (Tdh) est la plus grande organisation suisse d’aide à l’enfance. Depuis 1960, Tdh contribue à bâtir un avenir meilleur pour les enfants démunis et leurs communautés grâce à des solutions innovantes et durables. Active dans près de 40 pays, Tdh travaille avec des partenaires locaux et internationaux pour développer et mettre en place des projets sur le terrain qui permettent d’améliorer la vie quotidienne de plus de quatre millions d’enfants et membres de leurs communautés, dans les domaines de la santé, de la protection et de l’urgence. Cet engagement est financé par des soutiens individuels et institutionnels, avec des coûts administratifs maintenus au minimum.

Contexte :

Le but principal du poste d’Adjoint est de soutenir le développement et la bonne gestion du Programme « Enfants et Jeunes en Migration » (EJM) au niveau global et dans ses zones de mise en œuvre. Il s’agit essentiellement de renforcer la position de Tdh comme acteur de référence en matière de protection, autonomisation et intégration/insertion des enfants et des jeunes sur des routes ou espaces migratoires, dans des contextes de migrations forcées ou mixtes (réfugiés, déplacés internes).

L’adjoint.e doit pouvoir apporter aux membres de l’équipe – et aux autres secteurs du Département des Opérations (Programmes, Portfolios géographiques, expertises transversales) – une solide expérience dans la gestion de programme, une réelle expertise en matière de migration (volontaire, forcée, mixte) et une vaste expérience opérationnelle (notamment en termes d’assurance-qualité, guidance, recherche de fonds et gestion des connaissances).

Sous la supervision du Responsable de Programme (RP), en étroite collaboration avec les coordinateurs régionaux du programme et avec les responsables des autres secteurs Opérationnels et Supports au siège et dans les régions, l’Adjoint.e assurera les responsabilités suivantes :

Responsabilités :

  • Contribuer à l’élaboration et au pilotage de la stratégie du programme EJM à l’échelle globale
  • Assurer, conjointement avec le responsable du programme (RP), les coordinateurs régionaux et les équipes opérationnelles, la gestion, le développement et le déploiement du programme
  • Renforcer la qualité des projets rattachés au programme grâce à la mise en œuvre d’un système d’assurance et de contrôle qualité
  • Garantir l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre d’une stratégie de gestion des connaissances au sein du programme
  • Assurer une bonne coordination au sein de l’équipe du programme EJM et des relations de qualité avec les autres secteurs
  • Promouvoir et coordonner le développement et le déploiement sur le terrain de solutions innovantes à haute valeur ajoutée
  • Assurer la mise en œuvre, au niveau global et régional, des engagements de Tdh en matière de plaidoyer en faveur des EJM
  • Superviser, conjointement avec les responsables ou responsables adjoints des portfolios géographiques, la gestion du portefeuille de projets rattachés au programme EJM en MENA (gestion indirecte) et en Asie du Sud-est (gestion directe en l’absence d’un poste de Coordinateur régional)

Profil :

  • Formation : Diplôme universitaire supérieur (niveau master ou supérieur) en sciences sociales ou politiques, droit, économie, gestion, relations internationales, action humanitaire, développement, technologies de l’information et de la communication, ou expérience professionnelle équivalente. Un diplôme universitaire supérieur en études des migrations ou en gestion de projet/programme est un atout
  • Langues: Excellentes compétences orales et écrites en anglais (langue maternelle serait un atout) et en français (C1). Une excellente maîtrise de l’espagnol ou de l’allemand serait un atout
  • Expériences souhaitées : 7 ans d’expérience dans la coordination de programmes de protection ou développement (ONGs ou agences internationales) ou dans le domaine du plaidoyer. Expérience confirmée dans la rédaction de subventions et la recherche de financements institutionnels ou privés
  • Bonne connaissance des partenaires financiers
  • Une connaissance pratique et théorique de l’Asie du sud-est (problématiques de développement, migrations, protection des plus vulnérables) serait un atout
  • Expériences en matière de solutions numériques (data et digital security, digital marketing, data analysis), d’engagement communautaire et/ou de participation sociale (une expérience avec la Fab Foundation ou dans une « start up », ou le développement d’une entreprise privée ou d’un projet associatif serait un atout).
  • Maîtrise des outils de gestion et informatique courants : Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Prezzi, Power BI, Outlook, Sharepoint, Social Networks
  • Sens des responsabilités, autonomie, proactivité, agilité, capacité d’adaptation et de décision
  • Attitude collaborative et constructive à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur de son équipe, sens de l’écoute, du dialogue et du consensus
  • Excellentes compétences en communication (rédaction et présentation de qualité, contenu stratégique) et en réseautage
  • Exerce un leadership de cohérence et de résultat
  • Élabore des stratégies et des politiques de mise en œuvre

Code Global de Conduite et Politiques de la Gestion des Risques de Tdh :

  • S’engage à respecter le Code Global de Conduite et à reporter systématiquement toute violation au Code à travers la procédure de signalement de Tdh : éveiller les consciences au sein de la Fondation sur la violence et les abus, et les droits qui en découlent, à l’égard des enfants, des membres des communautés et de nos propres employés
  • S’engage à respecter les Politiques de la Gestion des Risques, incluant : les politiques de Sauvegarde (Politique de Sauvegarde de l’Enfant, Politique contre la Protection de l’Exploitation et des Abus Sexuels, Directive sur les Comportements Abusifs au Travail), Politique de Sûreté/Sécurité et Politiques Anti-Fraude/Corruption et de Prévention contre le Financement des Activités Criminelles
  • S’engage à réduire le risque d’abus en élaborant une culture de management ouverte et éclairée au sein de l’organisation et dans notre travail auprès des enfants et des communautés dans lesquelles nous intervenons

Nous vous offrons un travail passionnant et varié, utile et porteur de sens, au sein d’une équipe qui souhaite faire la différence pour des enfants en situation de grande vulnérabilité.

Avons-nous suscité votre intérêt ? Vous avez envie de relever ce défi ?

Procédure :

Merci de postuler directement en ligne : http://www.jobs.net/j/JIgTyOZK?idpartenaire=20007

Seuls les dossiers complets (CV + lettre de motivation) postés sur notre site officiel seront traités. Les documents supplémentaires (diplômes, certificats de travail, etc.) seront demandés ultérieurement. Nous contacterons uniquement les dossiers sélectionnés pour la suite du recrutement. En effet, en raison du grand nombre de candidatures reçues, il nous est difficile de répondre personnellement à chaque candidat. Merci pour votre compréhension.

Pour toute question, veuillez svp vous référer à la FAQ en dessous des annonces.

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How to apply:

Merci de postuler directement en ligne : http://www.jobs.net/j/JIgTyOZK?idpartenaire=20007

Seuls les dossiers complets (CV + lettre de motivation) postés sur notre site officiel seront traités.

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Senior Social Media Officer

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Feb 232021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 7 Mar 2021

Senior Social Media Officer
DER/Global Communications Service

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering a Temporary Assignment (TA) as a Senior Social Media Officer (P4) within its global Social Media Section, which is a geographically diverse team working from different time zones. The incumbent reports to the Head of Social Media, and is part of UNHCR¿s Global Communications Service (GCS), which sits within the Department of External Relations (DER).

Title: Senior Social Media Officer
Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland
Duration: 12 months

Organizational context

Social Media is one of UNHCR’s most important channels of public communications. UNHCR’s global Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat and TikTok channels have over ten million followers worldwide. Expert management of social media ¿ including UNHCR’s own global social media accounts ¿ is essential to meeting the objectives of the Global Communications Strategy and UNHCR’s broader objectives, including fundraising.

The global Social Media Team is responsible for developing and delivering the organization¿s social media strategy and managing its global accounts. It nurtures a diverse refugee-supporting community of tens of millions of people worldwide, leads on social media content partnerships, and provides strategic and operational support to UNHCR¿s leadership, national account managers, regional bureaus and partners.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in the day to day decision making and management of UNHCR¿s global social media accounts, creating content, engaging existing audiences and reaching new ones, in order to continue to build awareness and support for people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes because of war, violence or persecution.

UNHCR is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Every year, millions of men, women and children are forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and persecution. We are in over 125 countries, using our expertise to protect and care for millions.

The position

This role is responsible for the day-to-day management and overall content curation for UNHCR¿s global social media accounts. Daily tasks include oversight of the editorial calendar and decision making about the daily line-up with a focus on news and emergencies, using social listening to inform editorial choices, and ensuring daily conversations and audience insights are central to decisions about what to post, tweet, message and share.

The incumbent will have stellar copywriting skills, and is the team lead when it comes to articulating UNHCR messages in a clear, simple and accessible way that appeals to a variety of general public audiences across platforms. They will ensure our visual content formats, from social videos to graphics to photos, are accompanied with SEO copy, wording which can grab attention, inspire compassion and mobilize action. Where possible they will create action-orientated social content, working closely with the relevant Private Sector Partnerships and fundraising teams.

They will collaborate with members of the social media team on content creation, telling, sharing and amplifying stories that showcase the value and impact of UNHCR¿s work, ensuring they are centered on UNHCR values and the people we serve. They will also take the lead on a select number of special projects per year, such as World Refugee Day, or thematic campaigns. They will maintain an overview of community management, supporting the team members who carry out this task and making sure guidelines are regularly updated and strategic

Reporting to the Head of Social Media, the incumbent will stay on top of whether the team have access to the best social media management tools and software and are regularly trained on optimal use. They will also support the Head of Social and other members of the team with platform and content-specific strategies, providing analysis and recommendations based on audience insights, to nurture existing communities and engage new ones, in support of the Global Communications Strategy.

This role is the team focal point for reacting to and managing misinformation, disinformation, hate speech, imposter accounts and rumours relating to UNHCR and its work, working closely with the Crisis Communications Unit and Head of Social Media. Responsibilities include triaging and reporting problematic social media posts and accounts, providing advice to country-level social media managers, and liaising with platforms and stakeholders to improve reporting processes.

The incumbent will also work on paid social, liaising with the Digital Engagement Team on UNHCR¿s paid strategy for the global accounts, from ads to boosted organic content, and advising country operations on the best approach for their local channels. They will identify appropriate content for boosting, along with target audiences and A/B testing, maintain a steady process of clearance, ensure community management for ads is carried out, and also look for opportunities to link up paid and organic social and enhance the user journey for supporters.

Above all, the incumbent, along with the rest of the team, will be dedicated to ensuring a diverse, participatory and inclusive approach to how we talk about and represent affected people in social media, and all communications adhere to our ethical guidelines, working closely with teams across the Global Communications Service, as well as Private Sector Partnerships, Divisions and UNHCR¿s six regional Bureaux, to deliver on the above-mentioned responsibilities.

Qualifications and professional experience

Essential:

  • Care about humanitarian causes and UNHCR¿s mission to protect people forced to flee.
  • A university degree in social media, digital journalism, communications, digital marketing, media or a related field.
  • Minimum of six years¿ experience in social media and a track record of managing large branded corporate accounts, preferably for an international organization, as well as building and growing social media communities.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Extensive experience working with and on diverse social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Experience in social reporting, from analyzing metrics and adjusting your strategy and tactics accordingly, to making results-based recommendations.
  • A love of internet culture and a passion for social media trends, with the ability to keep up to date on best practices and apply and share that knowledge in your day-to-day work.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), design and presentation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, great time management skills, and proven ability to work in a highly organized way and meet deadlines.
  • Personable team player who thrives on working in a diverse team, and spending time every day engaging and building relationships in a digital workspace.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment and working with colleagues across different regions and time zones.

Desirable:

  • Fluency in a second language.
  • Experience of anti-bias training and a level of comfort in examining your own bias in the social content you create and the communication decisions you make.
  • Knowledge of creating and delivering social media strategies against set KPIs an asset.
  • Experience developing and conducting training workshops on social media and speaking about social media in relevant public forums.
  • Experience in or demonstrated knowledge of using paid advertising on social media platforms.
  • Experience working in an international non-profit context, and some knowledge of the UN system and the humanitarian community.

Location
The successful candidate will be based at UNHCR¿s Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to apply on the UNHCR career page at www.unhcr.org/careers by clicking on “Vacancies“ and entering job ID 24938.

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

Closing Date: 7 March 2021 (mid-night Geneva time).

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Financial Oversight Coordinator

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Feb 232021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 4 Mar 2021

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Financial Oversight Coordinator is the primary day-to-day link between external auditors (United Nations Board of Auditors) and UNHCR¿s management and staff both at Headquarters and in the Field. The incumbent plays an active role in ensuring that UNHCR¿s management addresses and responds to external audit recommendations in a timely manner with actions that effectively strengthen the Organization’s internal control system and business processes. The incumbent will also be entrusted with assisting in the coordination and implementation of the recommendations issued by other oversight mechanisms, as well as in addressing financial matters arising from various donors¿ reviews or in relation to donor funding agreements.

The Financial Oversight Coordinator will contribute to policy research, review, and will analyse and propose improvements to the existing financial management practices, for fraud prevention and detection and internal control mechanisms with the aim to ensure good functioning and integrity of the financial systems in UNHCR.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Coordinate UNHCRs external audit function to enhance the Organisation¿s control environment and financial management function and ensure the UNBOA has the information and tools needed to perform its function.

  • Prepare research and analysis on significant and recurring external audit matters for senior management, both at Headquarters and in the field.

  • Advise the supervisor and other managers on effective application of financial management policies and practices; and highlight weaknesses in the internal control system within UNHCR.

  • Develop and maintain working contacts with the external auditors to promote a favorable and efficient work environment, transparency and a high level of collaboration in order to ensure the effective delivery of audit work plans.

  • Act as the focal point within UNHCR for external audit matters and coordinate audit missions.

  • Ensure that appropriate and timely response is provided to the external audit recommendations, queries, documents and information requests addressed to UNHCR, inform Senior Management of the status of implementation of such recommendations and follow-up on the measures taken at corporate level in respect of external audit reports.

  • Ensure that appropriate and timely response is provided to the internal audit and other oversight recommendations addressed to the Division.

  • Provide information and analysis to DFAM management on audit recommendations related to financial and administrative management matters and their root causes.

  • Participate in regular meetings in relation to the status of oversight issues with, inter alia, auditors, Regional Bureaux, Divisions, IGO.

  • Contribute to the development of new or revised financial, accounting and administrative management policies, procedures, processes and systems at the corporate level, ensuring that these are addressing the needs and reflect the realities of the Organization and are line with IPSAS, UN Financial Regulations.

  • Contribute to development and improvement of the internal control system and the mechanisms related to the issuance of the annual Statement of Internal Control.

  • Together with the supervisor, prepare conference room papers, statutory reports and presentations for UNHCR¿s governing bodies (member states), including for informal consultations, on external audit reports and measures taken by the Organization in this respect.

  • Prepare analysis of the findings and contribute to formal responses in relation to financial audit matters raised as part of various reviews, verifications or due diligence exercises conducted by donors and other external parties.

  • Assist the supervisor in reviewing donor funding agreements and other administrative MOUs.

  • Contribute to the larger efforts and initiatives led by DFAM in respect of fraud prevention and detection within UNHCR, including in developing training materials, manuals for use by field offices and fraud risk assessments.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For P4/NOD – 9 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 8 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 7 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education

Finance; Business Administration; Accounting;

or other relevant field.

(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses

Auditing;

Accounting;

(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience

Essential

Minimum 7 years of previous job experience in the areas of administration, audit, finance or programme in UNHCR.

Good knowledge of the UN system, its rules, procedures and processes.

Good understanding of internal and external audit functions and objectives.

High level of understanding of UNHCR policies and activities and knowledge of internal control systems.

Clear judgment and tact in the frequent contacts within and outside UNHCR.

Excellent communication skills, and the capacity to communicate complex issues in easy to understand terms.

High ethical and professional standards.

Computer literate in MS Office applications.

Excellent drafting skills.

Desirable

Several years of field experience in UNHCR.

Good knowledge of UN Financial Regulations and Rules and UNHCR Financial Rules

Functional Skills

FI-Financial auditing

FI-International Auditing Standards

IG-Fraud prevention policy and activities

IG-Fraud risk assessment

CO-Drafting and Documentation

CO-Strategic Communication

(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements

For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply at www.unhcr.org/careers by clicking on ‚Vacancies‘ and entering job ID

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to apply at www.unhcr.org/careers by clicking on ‚Vacancies‘ and entering job ID 25090.

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

Closing Date

Please note that the closing date for vacancies advertised in this addendum is Thursday 4 March 2021 (mid-night Geneva time).

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ADVISER ON NEW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES OF WARFARE

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Feb 232021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 28 Mar 2021

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

Context

The Arms and Conduct of Hostilities Unit is part of the Legal Division. It leads the development and promotion of ICRC positions, strategies and activities in the field of the reaffirmation, clarification and development of International Humanitarian Law (IHL), with respect to the rules governing the conduct of hostilities, the use of weapons, including treaties prohibiting or regulating weapons of humanitarian concern, and new technologies of warfare. It represents the ICRC’s positions in bilateral discussions with government and military representatives and in multilateral fora and academic settings. It notably represents the ICRC in multilateral negotiations and proposes the development of new rules or standards related to the conduct of hostilities and to weapons in response to humanitarian consequences witnessed in ICRC field operations or which may result from new scientific and technical developments.

Purpose of the position

Acting as an in-house reference, the Adviser provides scientific and policy expertise to support the ICRC’s effects-based approach to weapons and IHL. The Adviser is responsible to monitor and analyse the technological developments, in particular with regard to digital technologies, that pertain to, or may be used as, means and methods of warfare, and the concern they raise, from a multidisciplinary perspective (humanitarian, technical, military, ethical, policy and legal), and to propose policy or other positions on these issues. The analysis of the development and use of new technologies of warfare, in particular digital ones, are a priority of the Unit, and of the Department as a whole.

Relationships

  • Internally, interacts with relevant colleagues, head of units and division at headquarter and in the field, including in particular with JUR, FAS, PROT, and DTD;
  • Externally, interacts with State officials including militaries, UN representatives, movement partners, civil societies representatives, academia, think tanks, civilian and military research centres, and tech. companies.

Main duties & responsibilities

The Adviser’s main responsibilities will be:

  • To follow technological developments that pertain to, or may be used as, means and methods of warfare, with a particular focus on digital technologies;
  • To analyse the foreseeable humanitarian impact of new technologies of warfare, in particular digital technologies, and the concern they may raise, from a multidisciplinary perspective (humanitarian, technical, military, ethical, policy and legal);
  • To provide scientific and other advice in support of an analysis of these new technologies of warfare under IHL and other relevant bodies of international law;
  • To propose and develop policy or other positions, with regard to new technologies of warfare;
  • To contribute to the ICRC’s reflection on the strategies to be followed in relation to the development of new technologies of warfare and the potential need to reaffirm, clarify or further develop IHL;
  • To contribute to shaping international debate and processes on new technologies of warfare with a view to advancing the ICRC’s objectives. In particular, to promote ICRC’s views and positions in a variety of fora, such as multilateral processes, discussions with States and militaries, meetings of experts, conferences, training seminars, etc.; to initiate and organise such discussions and meetings as appropriate;
  • To maintain and develop the ICRC multistakeholder network of multidisciplinary experts and organisations, including from government, military, civil society and relevant tech companies.

Training & experience

  • Expertise in new and developing weapons’ technologies, in particular, digital technologies used as weapons, means and methods of warfare (e.g. cyber operations, autonomous weapons, use of artificial intelligence for military purpose, etc.), and in their effects;
  • Experience in policy-making in the area of arms/weapons control or disarmament, and/or technology assessment and governance; experience of multilateral negotiations and other policy processes would be an asset;
  • University or equivalent training in science, science and technology, international relations, international law, and/or another field relevant to the analysis of developments in weapons, means and methods of warfare technologies, in particular digital ones;
  • Operational experience in the use of relevant weapon’s technology (cyber operations, autonomous weapons, AI, etc.) would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian law, arms control and disarmament treaties, and/or international instruments for the governance of weapons would be an asset;
  • Experience in organizing and successfully conducting expert meetings, workshop or other events, in person and online, with a variety of audiences and participants would be an asset;
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant professional experience.

Skills & qualifications

  • Well-developed research and writing skills with an ability to analyse, summarize and popularize technical aspects of new technologies;
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment and to work with concepts from other fields, in particular, legal concepts;
  • Excellent ability to communicate with diverse, lay and expert audiences, especially to present complex technical issues clearly and concisely;
  • Ability to represent the ICRC, especially in exchanging in an autonomous and efficient manner with specialized academics, technical experts, military personnel, diplomats and industry representatives;
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English. Knowledge of French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish or Arabic, at least passive, would be an asset;
  • Openness to dialogue and good interpersonal skills;
  • Proven ability to work in a team.

Additional information

  • Location: Geneva
  • Type of contract: Open-ended contract
  • Activity rate: 100%
  • Estimated start date: July 2021
  • Application deadline: Sunday, the 28th of March 2021

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

How to apply:

Apply through our career site here: https://bit.ly/3pAZB72

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Head of Income Management and Funding Analysis Unit, P4

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Feb 202021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 4 Mar 2021

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Donor Relation and Resource Mobilisation Service (DRRM), the Head of Income Management and Funding Analysis Unit (IMFA) will head a small team of international and local staff which tracks, analyses and reports on voluntary contributions from donors. The Unit produces analysis of the trends in donor funding and provides updates on global, regional and country funding situations. The Head of IMFA will provide expert guidance on the impact of the policies, procedures and systems on the transactions and related processes and procedures performed by DRRM and will support the work of DRRM and PSP in the implementation of IPSAS in relation to revenue recording and follow-up.

The incumbent will work closely with the Division of Strategic Planning and Results (DSPR) on global resource allocation and management issues including support to the work of Resource Planning and Management Board (RPMB) chaired by the Deputy High Commissioner and the Finance Committee led by the High Commissioner. S/he will work closely with the Division of Financial and Administrative Management (DFAM) on issues related to revenue recognition, donor reporting, and periodic audits. The incumbent will also guide the regional bureau/operations on the funding status and subsequent resource management issues in line with the prevailing Resource Allocation Framework (RAF).

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Oversee the provision and enhancements of systems to record donors¿ contributions in collaboration with DIST including establishing and improving a business intelligence system that provides timely funding updates as well as key information and analytics in support of fundraising and resource allocation.
  • Re-engineer business processes for income management and revenue recognition as well as donor reporting to ensure quality of data, and organizational transparency on funding and related performance on results in collaboration with DSPR, DFAM and DIST.
  • Support organizational resource allocations through the various in-house processes including Resource Allocation Process, notification of resource allocation decisions by the bureau and operations under the delegated authority given by RAF, and other resource allocations through RPMB.
  • Lead and coordinate on forecasting income to support provision of maximum OL budget without exposing the organization a financial risk.
  • Provide guidance and clarification on the interpretation of funding status, RAF on local funding sources, and subsequent resource allocation implications.
  • Oversee and undertake funding needs and gaps analysis of the operations in a structured manner.
  • Detect operations where implementation of earmarked contributions may potentially be problematic and take necessary measures so that obligations to the donors could be fulfilled and refunds to donors would be minimized.
  • Establish and review mechanisms for monitoring of donor requirements and reporting for improved efficiency and accuracy.
  • Introduce and communicate appropriate system and procedural changes including setting up clear guidance.
  • Ensure donors contributions are recorded properly by colleagues from different sections within DRRM as well as from PSP in Copenhagen and the Global Issue Unit in the Brussels.
  • Enforce compliance of policies on income management including policies on Indirect Support Cost, and acceptance and recognition of contributions.
  • Ensure proper monthly and year-end closure of accounts in collaboration with DFAM.
  • Supervise and coach staff under the direct supervision enabling access to learning and career development opportunities.
  • Handle other income-management tasks.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Minimum Qualifications
    Education & Professional Work Experience
    Years of Experience / Degree Level
    For P4/NOD – 9 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 8 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 7 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree
  • Field(s) of Education
    Business Administration, Finance, Information Management,
    Operations Management, or other relevant field.
    (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

    Relevant Job Experience

    Essential
    Minimum 7 years of relevant experience at the professional level, including leading a technical team. Proven experience in resource management especially at the global or regional level. Exposure to management and change initiatives in an international, decentralized and/or multinational environment, with specific experience implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) initiative within the UN system. S/he must also possess a proven ability to identify and implement system and process improvements. Excellent computer skills. Specifically, ability to turn data into insights, high level of proficiency in data analysis and presentation tools including MS Excel, Power BI, and Tableau. Good knowledge of ERP systems and UNHCR¿s Global Focus. Sound knowledge of UNHCR budget and RBM structure is a must.

    Desirable

    Familiarity with grant management in general and the contribution management module of MSRP in particular is highly desirable. Experience in business processes analysis and knowledge of optimization tools/programming is a plus.

    Functional Skills

    MG-Resource Management
    PG-Resource performance analytics and business intelligence
    PG-Funds management analysis
    PS-Fundraising databases and software
    ER-Donor Reporting and Related Tracking Systems
    DM-Data Analysis
    MG-Team motivation
    BU-UN/UNHCR Budgetary cycle
    (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

  • Language Requirements
    For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

Position Competencies

C001L3 – Accountability Level 3
C002L3 – Teamwork & Collaboration Level 3
C003L3 – Communication Level 3
C004L3 – Commitment to Continuous Learning Level 3
C005L3 – Client & Result Orientation Level 3
C006L3 – Organizational Awareness Level 3
M001L3 – Empowering and Building Trust Level 3
M002L3 – Managing Performance Level 3
M006L3 – Managing Resources Level 3
M005L3 – Leadership Level 3
M003L3 – Judgement and Decision Making Level 3
M004L3 – Strategic Planning and Vision Level 3
X002L3 – Innovation and Creativity Level 3
X001L3 – Analytical Thinking Level 3
X003L3 – Technological Awareness Level 3

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to apply at www.unhcr.org/careers by clicking on ‚Vacancies‘ and entering job ID 25103.

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

Closing Date

Please note that the closing date for vacancies advertised in this addendum is Thursday 4 March 2021 (mid-night Geneva time).

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Junior Evaluation Consultant

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Feb 202021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 3 Mar 2021

Job Information

Junior Evaluation consultant to work in the Evaluation Service of UNHCR, Geneva Organizational Setting and Work Relationships The Evaluation Officer consultant is situated in the Evaluation Service (ES) in UNHCR Headquarters Geneva. The Evaluation Service, commissions centralized evaluations covering vast areas and strategic themes that are important for the work of UNHCR. Working under the supervision of Snr Evaluation Officer(s), the post focuses on providing operational support to centralized evaluations. The Junior Evaluation Consultant will have to work across a wide gamut of stakeholders at multiple levels of the organization, including Headquarters Division of International Protection, Division of Resilience and Solutions, Division of Strategic Planning and Results, Division of Finance and Administration, Global Data Service Regional Bureaux and Country Officers. Some communication with other UN agencies, academic institutions, and civil society groups, participating in evaluation reference groups may also be necessary. All UNHCR personnel are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, all personnel are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR’s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

Support to evaluation management: • Provide ‘hands on’ evaluation-related technical and project management support to Evaluation Service colleagues on centralized evaluation planning and implementation. • Support Evaluation Service colleagues in the coordination, planning and implementation and of evaluation activities with consultants/ evaluation firms and relevant stakeholders • Contribute to evaluation reports, publications and other written material produced by the Evaluation Service. • Work with Evaluation Service colleagues to design and develop evaluation-related communication material to enhance awareness and utility of evaluation products • Support capacity building initiatives by the Evaluation Service, including the development of training material. • Perform and write up information from formative data analysis and background research to prepare evaluation concept notes and Terms of Reference. • Collate internal and external resources and analysis tools/systems that Evaluation Service colleagues and consultants/firms can use to facilitate better use of UNHCR’s corporate data and information management systems. • Contribute to enhancing technical quality of UNHCR’s evaluation methodologies, tools, and procedures regarding secondary data analysis of UNHCR operational and administrative data along with external data sources. Perform other related duties as required.

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

Advanced university degree in evaluation, social and economic development or related fields. Field(s) of Education Social Sciences Economics or other relevant field.

Certificates and/or Licenses (desirable)

Research & Evaluation Methods.

Relevant Job Experience

Essential:

• At least 3 years of relevant experience in evaluation research and management, preferably in a protection-related area of humanitarian or development operations. • Experience in programme/project management, monitoring or field research. • Understanding of evaluations, research methodologies and statistics. • Work experience in the UN, Inter-governmental or Government Agencies.

Desirable:

Formal qualification or certification in evaluation work. Substantial experience in a humanitarian or development context. Functional Skills Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc. MS-Research; MS-Analysis; MS-Data Collection and Analysis; Basic understanding of statistical software packages e.g. SPSS, SAS, Stata, R PO-Development/Evaluation of Humanitarian Operations; PO-Policy Development, Evaluation, Research, Publication;

Language Requirement

English – fluent – required

Other UN language – desirable

Location / Contract Period

Location: Geneva – UNHCR

Full-time for 11 months

Start date: as soon as possible

How to apply:

https://www.unhcr.org/admin/jobs/602cd3414/junior-evaluation-consultant-geneva-switzerland-closing-date-03-march-2021.html

Application:

Interested applicants* should submit their completed UNHCR Personal History Form (PHF) and motivation letter with the subject “Last, First Name, Junior Evaluation Consultant” to: hqevaser@unhcr.org. Please note that applications without the correct PHF form will not be considered. Applications will not be acknowledged. Short-listed applicants may be requested to participate in a video/ telephone interview, a written exercise. Only the successful candidate will be notified the outcome of the selection process. Personal History Forms (PHF) are available at:

https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11_UNHCR.docm https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11SUP_UNHCR.docm

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS is Midnight Geneva time Wednesday 03 March 2021.

*The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Senior Officer, Multilateral & IFI Partnerships

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Feb 202021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 5 Mar 2021

Job Purpose

Provide leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation to execute IFRC’s engagement with multilateral organisations and International Financial Institutions (IFI), to establish new strategic partnerships and increase income to reach the targets set in the IFRC 2021-2025 Plan and Budget. Representing IFRC in external engagement with partners and supporting senior leadership in key external dialogues.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Lead Partnership Development:

  • Explore/develop/manage new relationships with multilateral and IFI partners, in particular with:
    • development banks (World Bank and regional ones),
    • specialised funds (e.g.: Global Fund, GAVI, GCF), and
    • UN agencies;
  • Lead IFRC in dialogue, strategic meetings, events, and consultations with multilateral and IFI partners;
  • Stay abreast of relevant multilateral and IFI policies and decisions; ensure systematic analysis of funding trends, develop funding targets, and forecast income projections;
  • Provide key strategic advice and support to IFRC senior management including accompanying senior leadership and/or attending on their behalf high level meetings, and other strategic fora; prepare briefing notes, talking points and reports for such meetings;
  • Prepare tailored investment and partnership cases to target relevant prospects. Initiate, negotiate and renew MOUs, multi-year grants and partnership agreements.

Provide Investment Opportunities and Projects:

  • Develop and manage a system to regularly track new funding opportunities from multilateral and IFI partners, and widely share them within the relevant services of IFRC’s Secretariat and with regional offices;
  • Prepare tailored partnership prospects to target multilateral and IFI partners. Lead the negotiation of global MOUs, accreditations, multi-year grants, partnership agreements, and renewals, working across internal departments;
  • Anticipate the evolving funding landscape. Prepare and/or coordinate reports, analysis and updates on the results of partners’ engagement strategies;
  • Involve the Programme and Operations Division, and Regional Offices in the development of strategies;
  • Support the creation of global standard operating procedures with new partners, by negotiating a common ground between IFRC’s internal financial, legal and audit rules/regulations, and the ones of new partners;
  • Assist IFRC’s regional/country offices in the establishment of contacts with partners’ country/regional representation offices, including by travelling to relevant capitals and facilitate exploratory meetings by accompanying regional PRD colleagues.

Guide and support National Societies Capacity Building:

  • Support and accompany the exposure of National Societies to key local multilateral and IFI partners at the field level;
  • Ensure that key local multilateral and IFI partners at field level, receive regular visits and updates from PRD colleagues based in regional offices and from National Societies;
  • Support the negotiation of local partnership agreements, by facilitating the adaptation of global MOUs/agreements at the local level;
  • Support National Societies to better leverage their auxiliary status vis-à-vis their own Governments with the aim of increasing access to multilateral and IFI funding instruments.

Manage PRD Tools and Systems according to IFRC quality standards:

  • Supervise the effective stewardship of funds received from multilateral and IFI partners, by closely monitoring the progress and the performance towards deliverables in line with partner’s requirements; identify risks, and inform/alert senior management of the actions to be taken to mitigate risks;
  • In particular:
    • in collaboration with regional offices, closely monitor the process of timely/quality submission of concept notes, applications, and reports to multilateral and IFI partners;
    • closely follow-up the burn rate of projects funded by multilateral and IFI partners;
    • in collaboration with the Communications Department, ensure that appropriate levels of partners’ visibility is reflected in IFRC publications, website, media, and online;
  • Participate and/or lead partners’ evaluations, assessments, reviews and/or audits to ensure IFRC is adequately represented, and partners’ requirements are successfully met;
  • Monitor progress of the portfolio commitments to meet 2021-2025 Plan and Budget targets;
  • Register into, and manage the variety of web-based systems used by multilateral and IFI for communicating with the wider community of partners.

Contribute to an effective, high quality IFRC team:

  • Support the USG for Partnerships, the Director of PRD and team manager with regular progress reports on results against objectives and risk analysis;
  • Work in close consultation, and develop synergies with members of other units of the PRD team in Geneva and in the regions;
  • Pro-actively liaise with other relevant departments at IFRC’s Secretariat (e.g.: audit, finance, procurement) to improve and innovate the tools required to engage in new partnership.

Duties applicable to all staff:

  1. Actively work towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goals;
  2. Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles;
  3. Perform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager.
    Education

Required:

  • Degree in International Development, International Relations, Law or other relevant fields.

Experience

Required:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in leading multilateral partnerships and resource development functions at a global level for a national/international organisation;
  • Experience in partnering with development banks (World Bank and regional ones), specialised funds (e.g.: Global Fund, GAVI, GCF), UN agencies, and EC;
  • Proven track record in multilateral partnerships, and in achieving results by raising public sector funds at levels over CHF 10 million/year;
  • Experience managing partner and resource development relations in a context of humanitarian and/or development programmes.

Knowledge, skills and languages

Required:

  • Advanced knowledge of multilateral and IFI landscapes, priorities, policies, and financing instruments supporting humanitarian action and the attainment of the SDGs;
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate funding agreements, to structure financial instruments, and to navigate complex funding mechanisms;
  • Experience in communicating with high level partners and successfully navigating multilateral and IFI partner decision-making processes, funding instruments and requirements;
  • Outstanding networking, representational, communication and negotiation skills contributing to a client-focused culture. Ability to be proactive and persuasive;
  • Experience in identifying and articulating strategic issues, risks and priorities that need to be brought to the attention of senior management;
  • Proven ability to translate strategy into action;
  • Results-oriented and demand-driven individual; strategic thinker; entrepreneurial and hands on;
  • Track record in producing high quality work within short deadlines and ability to make effective, timely decisions;
  • High degree of discretion, tact and sensitivity in dealing with internal and external clients and stakeholders at all levels;
  • Ability to work within a multi-cultural, multilingual, multidisciplinary environment;
  • Fluency in Microsoft office tools;
  • Fluently spoken and written English;
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic).

Competencies and values

Core competencies:

  • Communication;
  • Collaboration and teamwork;
  • Judgement and decision making;
  • National society and customer relations;
  • Creativity and innovation;
  • Building trust.

***Values*:**

  • Respect for diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism;
  • Accountability.

How to apply:

Please apply through the IFRC website

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ICT Assistant (Programme Support and Resource Planning)

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Feb 192021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 3 Mar 2021

Open to Internal and External Candidates

Position Title : ICT Assistant (Programme Support and Resource Planning)

Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland

Classification : General Service Staff, Grade G6

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 03 March 2021

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:

Under the overall supervision of the Director, Division of Information and Communications Technology and direct supervision of the Senior Programme Manager (MiMOSA Ecosystem), the successful candidate will be responsible for the administrative support and resource planning for the operations of IOM’s global Migrant Management Operational Systems Application (MiMOSA). He/she will assist in the development and implementation of the unit’s resource mobilization and stakeholder engagement functions, support the donor reporting and fundraising actions, and assist in internal co-ordination. He/She will be responsible for the preparation of relevant project documents, monitoring, analysis of the budgets, strategic events planning for various projects within the ecosystem.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare the relevant project documents for fundraising for the system development projects and corresponding financial monitoring and periodic reports and coordinate the donor financial reports in accordance with IOM regulations and established procedures as well as specific donor requirements.

  2. Prepare, in coordination with the Programme Manager, the annual budget for the unit and in coordination with the relevant business unit focal points; prepare reports and documentation for the monitoring and oversight of the financial management for all activities including the financial expenditure and accountability.

  3. In coordination with the Migrant Solutions Project Managers, assist in the preparation of budgets for new projects and undertake financial analysis of projects.

  4. Review the monthly staff projectization to ensure staff salaries are allocated to the relevant budgets and undertake review and analyse project receivables versus expenditure making sure projects do not reach deficits and initiate timely remedial action if necessary.

  5. Coordinate with the IT Procurement Unit the purchase of IT equipment and Software licenses; and, prepare the relevant purchase and payment documents and coordinate for endorsement and track inventory of software licenses for the unit including renewals and termination, as necessary.

  6. Prepare and maintain the documentation required for vendor sourcing and outsourcing of projects for the unit and coordinate with relevant procurement units for the RFP processes

  7. Verify that the information on invoices/credit note(s) issued by vendors is correct and process for approval by the Supervisor. Forward approved invoices to financial units for further processing and respond to queries on the status of payment of invoices.

  8. Participate in stakeholder engagement meetings and workshops and provide administrative support

  9. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• A University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Management, Procurement and Logistics or any related field from an accredited academic institution with four years of professional experience; or

• Completed High school / Secondary school education with six years of relevant experience;

• Professional certification in any of the above fields such as CIPS, Prince 2, Project management is a distinct advantage.

Experience

• Advanced experience in computerized systems, such as MS Office suite and SAP/PRISM;

• Excellent knowledge of procurement and logistics rules and procedures in IOM or a similar organization;

• Experience in project management and regulations as per the Project Handbook.

Skills

• Excellent report writing, oral and written, communication skills and ability to build and maintain effective working relationships; and demonstrate excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills;

• Strong organizational skills and able to prioritize and effectively manage competing demands without any loss of quality or service;

• Knowledge of accounting system, software and procedures in IOM or a similar UN organization is an added advantage.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internal candidates of the Organization will be considered as first-tier candidates.

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

Please be advised that this is a local position and as such only qualified Swiss nationals or candidates residing in Switzerland or neighbouring France will be considered.

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

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 03 March 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 18.02.2021 to 03.03.2021

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: VN 2021 02 (GS) ICT Assistant (Programme Support and Resource Planning) (G6) Geneva, Switzerland (56864019) Released

Posting: Posting NC56864020 (56864020) Released

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Sustainable Energy Finance Intern

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Feb 192021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy
Closing date: 7 Mar 2021

BASE Open Position: Sustainable Energy Finance Intern

Location: Basel, Switzerland.

Schedule: Full-time

Duration: 6 months with the possibility of extension

Start date: As soon as possible

Deadline for applications: Sunday 7 March, 2021

A Swiss work permit or EU citizenship is a requirement.

About BASE

The Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE) is a Swiss not-for-profit foundation and a Specialised Partner of United Nations Environment. BASE was established in 2001 with the objective of mobilizing investment and finance into sustainable energy and climate change solutions. BASE is one of the few organization fully dedicated to develop innovative business models, smart financing and out-of-the box-approaches to drive investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and green solutions.

Description

We are seeking a dedicated sustainable energy finance intern to support BASE’s work on energy efficiency, renewable energy and climate change finance projects in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

The candidate will be responsible for conducting research and analysis, drafting reports and participating in stakeholder engagement efforts for sustainable energy finance projects; drafting project proposals to support BASE’s fundraising efforts; and supporting interactions with a wide range of experts and entities including development agencies, multilateral and national financial institutions, sustainable energy technology providers, enterprises and others. The role may involve some travel abroad.**

Professional requirements

  • A post-graduate university degree in a relevant field (sustainable energy systems, sustainable energy engineering, development economics, climate change, energy policy, climate finance, or similar). Masters and PhD holders (or international equivalents) are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Relevant professional experience in roles related energy efficiency, renewable energy, green investments, finance, climate change a strong advantage.

  • Experience in developing countries in Africa, the Middle East, Asia or Latin America a strong advantage.

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills in energy engineering, finance or economics a strong advantage.

  • Proven excellence in written and verbal communication.

  • Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in Spanish or French is a strong advantage. Fluency in other languages is also an advantage.

Personal attributes

  • A high degree of self-motivation, positive attitude, drive and the ability to contribute to a multi-cultural, team-based work environment.

  • Enthusiasm for, and commitment to international development work. Experience working in developing countries is a plus.

  • Strong networking capacity, and excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to multitask, work flexibly, creatively and under pressure in response to client needs or changing demands.

  • Extremely well organized. Highest ethical standards.

How to apply:

Application and Selection Process

Applications to be submitted electronically to: vacancies@energy-base.org prior to the deadline.

Please include the following documents in word or pdf format (applications should be a maximum of four pages):

  • Motivation letter briefly outlining your qualifications and experience as it relates to the position.

  • CV with name and contact details of 3 references

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Global Vaccination Coordinator

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Feb 132021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 25 Feb 2021

Position Title: Global Vaccination Coordinator

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P4

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

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 25 February 2021

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 work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. External female candidates:

  3. Candidate from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Luxembourg; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states of IOM and female candidates.

Context:

Under the direct supervision of the Director, Migration Health, and in collaboration with relevant units at Headquarters, Regional and Country Offices, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for coordination and management of IOM’s Global Vaccination Programme within the Migration Health Division (MHD).

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1.Conceptualize, plan, develop and coordinate IOM’s global strategy for providing high quality vaccination services worldwide.

2.Provide technical and operational guidance and advice to ensure up to date IOM Global Vaccination Programme implementation within the Migration Health Division (MHD) at all levels, including:

a. Reviewing, collating, documenting and analysing current IOM practices in performing vaccination programmes, including mass vaccination campaigns, developing global guidelines and assisting Country Office teams in developing country specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), in line with global recommendations.

b. Providing guidance on vaccine procurement, storage and distribution in collaboration with the Global Procurement Team and Country Offices and ensuring best practice and safe vaccine delivery is maintained across all MHD vaccination efforts.

c. Preparing training materials and conducting training of staff in implementing vaccination programmes and mass campaigns for IOM’s Migration Health projects.

d. Technically supporting Regional Vaccine Focal Points, Vaccine Coordinators and relevant Programme Managers to deliver a cohesive Global Vaccination Programme and expand services where needed, including assisting the Team in delivering the related public health efforts such as prevention of transmission of communicable diseases.

e. Developing reporting and analytical instruments to inform the performance and budget requirements of vaccination programmes, including contingency for outbreak preparedness and mop up mass vaccination campaigns.

f. Collaborating and coordinating with MHD at various levels (HQ, Regional and Country levels) and across disciplines (e.g. Migration Health Informatics, vaccination related research, health emergencies and operations, etc.) to develop and implement tools for tracking, monitoring, surveillance and evaluation of vaccination programmes.

g. Strengthening existing and developing new reporting and analytical instruments to enhance the performance and cost-effectiveness of the vaccination programmes.

h. Assisting in the development of surveillance systems and serve as a Focal Point in reviewing and coordinating clinical management of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) reports from the field vaccination programs.

i. Coordinating with MHD Communications Officer, MHD Regional Thematic Specialists and MHD Regional Vaccination Focal Points and Coordinators to develop vaccination Information, Education and Communication material (IEC) in addition to Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) and global communication strategies targeting migrants and other beneficiaries.

j. Working with Country and Regional Offices to monitor vaccine hesitation in migrant and displaced communities and develop targeted interventions to improve vaccine acceptance.

3.Global liaison on all vaccination and related matters, including:

a. Liaising closely with MHD staff, other Divisions and Departments at global, Regional and Country levels and act as the IOM Focal Point to ensure a coherent IOM approach and voice on the topic of vaccination, including briefings for IOM senior staff, communications with partners in and beyond the UN and Member States.

b. Establishing relevant internal and external partnerships in the implementation of vaccination activities across MHD and providing support during the implementation.

c. Strengthening collaborations and liaising with WHO, UNICEF, GAVI, UNHCR, Donors, CDC, Permanent Missions and representing IOM in various relevant interagency meetings, donor briefings and technical meetings.

d. Preparing and/or providing technical contribution to the analytical reports and papers which reflect and interpret relevant vaccination data and IOM knowledge, and experience on the topic.

4.Support Country Offices by visiting and reviewing vaccination efforts on the ground.

5.Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Medicine, Nursing, Social Sciences or Public Health from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with nine years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Minimum seven years of relevant international work experience in designing, delivering, and evaluating vaccination programmes with managerial responsibilities;

• Experience with supervising and managing the roll out of mass vaccination campaigns in fragile or humanitarian settings;

• Experience of advocating for and working with neglected populations, including refugees and/or migrants is highly desirable;

• Proven experience in liaising with governments and international and national public health entities, such as Ministries of Health, WHO, GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, John Snow, Inc (JSI).

Skills

• Proven abilities to produce written guidance (instructions, manuals, SOPs), reports and education materials;

• Knowledge of epidemiology and experience in data analysis;

• Strong technical/medical writing skills in English;

• Excellent understanding of global health policy and the key actors/stakeholders in the global vaccination arena.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English and working knowledge of French is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Spanish and/or Arabic is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

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.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members.

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

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 25 February 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 12.02.2021 to 25.02.2021

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: VN 2021 34 Global Vaccination Coordinator (P4) Geneva, Switzerland (56850839) Released

Posting: Posting NC56850840 (56850840) Released

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Senior Officer, Membership Coordination in Operations

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Feb 122021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 25 Feb 2021

Job Purpose

The Senior Officer, Membership coordination in Operations, will work under the guidance of the existing Senior Officer, Membership coordination as well as in collaboration with emergency operations personnel to implement IFRC’s strategy for membership coordination in emergency operations through providing guidance materials, advice and support on membership coordination approaches and initiatives. S/he will develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders, in particular with National Societies, identifying and cultivating opportunities to utilize the capacities and expertise of National Societies in shared leadership initiatives to maximise the effectiveness of the collective membership response to emergencies. She will also liaise with other teams within the secretariat to explore the ways in which enhanced membership coordination in operations can further the localization agenda- and especially the leadership role of the local National Society in the affected country. S/he will provide a full range of support to the USG in ensuring leadership, management and accountability of the division.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

This position is a part of Operational Movement and Membership Coordination team within the office of the USG NSD and Operations Coordination Division. The duties and responsibilities specified below contribute to the deliverables of the team.
Membership Coordination

  • Together with the Senior Officer responsible for membership coordination, implement the IFRC’s strategy for membership coordination.
  • Develop practical tools that strengthen coordination and locally led action in emergency operations, and liaise with other IFRC colleagues to develop supporting tools.
  • Coordinate the development of a clear mechanism that allows easy access on the big picture/perspective on what is happening in operations (in general and then in particular countries), allowing for further harmonization of existing tools and related analysis.
  • Provide comprehensive training, advice, and technical support to the IFRC regional, country cluster and country offices on membership coordination and shared leadership.
  • Promote, co-create, and implement shared leadership initiatives (reference centres and knowledge hubs, integration services, sharing human resources) to support emergency operations and increasingly use country support mechanisms to provide peer support to host National Societies.
  • Develop resource materials for National Society staff on membership coordination and shared leadership in operations and provide advice and support to National Societies as needed.
  • Undertake missions to other IFRC offices or operations when required to provide support to the IFRC and National Societies in implementing membership coordination approaches.
  • Build relationships with key IFRC and National Society stakeholders, Heads of Emergency Operations, Heads of International of National Societies, IFRC Regional, Country Cluster and Country level management to share best practices, learnings, and recommendations for improvements.
  • Promote the use of coordinated and simplified tools to enhance operational membership coordination- such as joint planning, and reporting tools, encouraging local leadership by the National Society in the country and including the development of indicators that track locally led coordination.
  • Promote the use of Country Support Teams in appropriate cases.
  • Support streamlining of data collection using new models of data capture (eg IFRC Go) based on the host National Societies’ strategies and plans. Consider simplified ways of capturing and visualising this data to reduce planning and reporting burdens.
  • Identify, simplify, and coordinate membership coordination initiatives (through MOUs, procedures, SoPs, templates etc)
  • Ensure appropriate linkages with the IFRC localisation team to explore effective ways to advance localisation through strengthening membership coordination. Review processes and outcomes of membership coordination to regularly assess the degree to which they align with localization principles.
  • Adjust procedures and practices if needed to better achieve the localisation objectives.
  • Assist in monitoring and reporting on progress in membership coordination and its impact on operational effectiveness.

Movement Coordination and Cooperation
As part of the OMMC team, provide support to the Strengthening Movement Coordination and Cooperation (SMCC) team when required, including by providing drafting and coordination support.

  • Provide support for National Society learning and leadership on SMCC, as relevant Internal Coordination and support to USG

As part of the OMMC team, provide full range of internal and external activities to support the Under-Secretary General, NSDOC in ensuring efficient and effective leadership, management, and accountability of the division. When requested, provide expertise and as necessary day-to-day research, drafting and editing for the preparation of briefing materials for the USG’s external and internal meetings.
Foster a collaborative working environment with colleagues in the Secretariat, Regions, National Societies, and external partners.

Education

  • Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in Public Relations, International Affairs, Social Sciences or any other relevant area

Experience

  • At least 5 years working experience in the humanitarian or development sector, with a focus on relationship management
  • Demonstrated professional credibility in the sector and experience working in a complex, international and cross-cultural environment
  • At least 3-year relevant experience working in a RC/RC National Society and/or Federation/ICRC.

Knowledge, skills and languages

  • Comprehensive knowledge of methodologies, systems and interventions enabling effective relationship management
  • Results oriented and demand driven individual, entrepreneurial, ability to lead in unprecedented and/or ambiguous situations.
  • Outstanding networking, representational, communication and negotiation skills. An ability to be proactive and persuasive.
  • Demonstrated track record in innovating, contributing to a learning culture, sharing knowledge and new approaches to engaging partners.
  • Professional credibility, able to work effectively at all levels across the organisation
  • Proven good judgment and ability to work with complete integrity and confidentiality
  • High degree of discretion, tact and sensitivity in dealing with internal and external clients and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to work within a multi-cultural, multilingual, multidisciplinary environment.
  • Fluently spoken and written English
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic)

Competencies and values

Values: Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability
Core competencies: Communication; Collaboration and teamwork; Judgement and decision making; National society and customer relations; Creativity and innovation; Building trust
Functional competencies: Strategic orientation; Building alliances; Leadership; Empowering others
Managerial competencies: Managing staff performance, Managing staff development

How to apply:

If you are interested, please apply on our website IFRC.org before Thursday 25th February at midnight Geneva time.

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Director, Financial and Administrative Management

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Feb 052021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 25 Feb 2021

Background

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 192 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Organizational Context

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with a network of 192-member National Societies. The overall aim of the IFRC is “to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.” The IFRC works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, health emergencies and other crises.

The IFRC is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (Movement), together with its member National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The work of the IFRC is guided by the following fundamental principles: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.

The IFRC is led by its Secretary General, and has its Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The Headquarters are organized into three main Divisions: (i) National Society Development and Operations Coordination (NSDOC); (ii) Global Relations, Humanitarian Diplomacy and Digitalization (GRHDD); and (iii) Management Policy, Strategy and Corporate Services (MPSCS).

The IFRC has five regional offices in Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, and the Americas. The IFRC also has country cluster delegations and country delegations throughout the world. Together, the Geneva Headquarters and the field structure (regional, cluster and country) comprise the IFRC Secretariat.

The Financial and Administrative Management Department (FAMD) falls under the Management Policy, Strategy and Corporate Services (MPSCS) Division. It is responsible for managing the overall budgeting, accounting, treasury, assets, financial reporting, and financial services operations of the Secretariat. FAMD also provides advice and support on financial matters, including financial policies and procedures, to other departments/divisions at the Secretariat Headquarters in Geneva and to offices in regions, clusters, and countries around the world.

The Director, FAMD, leads the Finance and Administration Team covering all financial areas. In particular, the Director, FAMD, provides strategic, operational, and programmatic support to the organization. He/she leads the organization’s global financial management team comprising the Financial Controller, the Budget and Analysis and Manager, and the Finance Information Systems and Processes Managers as direct reports as well as five regional Finance and Administration Managers as indirect reports. The Director, FAMD, may be requested to act as the chief financial spokesperson of the organization.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the USG-MPSCS, and with a dotted reporting line to the Secretary-General, the Director, FAMD, provides global leadership, strategic direction, and operational services for the effective and efficient management of Secretariat financial resources. He/she articulates and implements a strategic and operational framework relating to financial risk, planning, management, monitoring, reporting, operations, and control. In this connection, the Director, FAMD, also attends meetings of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and works with members of the Global Leadership Team (GLT) to agree on and articulate strategic and operational financial priorities to enable the achievement of the Federation’s mission.

The Director, FAMD, oversees the budgeting, accounting, treasury, assets, financial reporting and financial services operations of the Secretariat, including the following: (i) establishing policy; (ii) managing internal controls; (iii) preparing statutory accounts in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards; (iv) safeguarding the assets of the organization to minimize risk of financial loss; and (v) developing and maintaining costing systems and reporting tools to provide high-quality financial information and analysis that supports governance and management decision-making.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Governance:

  • Ensure that the Federation’s governance bodies (General Assembly, Governing Board, Finance Commission and Audit and Risk Committee) can discharge their statutory functions as these relate to Finance, Financial Contributions of National Societies, Budget, and Audit in accordance with the Constitution and Financial Regulations.
  • Build collaborative and effective relationships with all other key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the effective governance bodies of the IFRC, including serving as the Secretary to the Finance Commission.

Advice to the Secretary General directly or through the USG-MPSCS:

  • Advise the Secretary General in the discharge of his/her statutory functions as these relate to Finance, Budget, and Audit, in accordance with the Constitution and the Financial Regulations.

  • Advise the Secretary General, directly or through the USG-MPSCS, on strategic, operational, and financial risk matters, with a view to ensuring: a) Coherence and alignment between the organization’s objectives and its financial resources. b) Value for money from the effective and efficient administration of financial resources. c) Accountability and transparency regarding the management of financial resources.

Supporting Institutional Growth :

  • Participate in the growth of the Federation and of National Societies through: a) Analysis and development of strategy through engagement with stakeholders. b) Identification and materialization of new funding and service opportunities. c) Expansion of existing funding sources.

Leadership, Supervision and Capacity Building:

  • Lead, direct and motivate staff to ensure the highest level of performance in their respective areas of responsibility, ensuring quality service to operations globally.
  • Ensure that the global finance team is adequately resourced with competent personnel who are properly recruited, trained, and managed.
  • Provide technical management and leadership to a team of finance and administration managers in the field.
  • Proactively champion the relevant people priorities, including talent management and succession planning activities, and act as a mentor to staff.
  • Drive capacity building to strengthen National Society development in areas germane to finance and financial management.

Accountability and Transparency:

  • Provide regular management reports to allow budget managers to review, monitor and effectively manage cost centres and projects and make effective operational decisions.
  • Provide specific attention to the quality, completeness and accuracy of the data used in making financial decisions.
  • Provide timely, robust, accurate and reliable financial information to senior management, assisting them to interpret financial information and make decisions in the best interest of the organisation in line with strategy and in accordance with the Federation’s policies.
  • Oversee the preparation of statutory financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and oversee the external financial statement audit process.

Financial Strategy and Innovation:

  • Develop, implement, and communicate the financial strategy for the organization to ensure its sustainability.
  • Lead the development and implementation of fit-for-purpose innovative finance solutions appropriate for the Federation and its stakeholders.
  • Safeguard the financial balance of the IFRC to ensure its short- and long-term viability as well as the successful execution of its programs in accordance with its policies.

Financial Controls and Risk Management:

  • Develop and maintain financial systems and processes, ensuring they operate effectively and efficiently in support of core organizational objectives.
  • Safeguard and optimize the use of financial resources through the maintenance of an appropriate internal control environment, focusing on: a) Finance and accounting policies and procedures, which meet the needs of the organization. b) Effective budgetary control. c) Efficient and accurate financial systems. d) Effective oversight of investments as well as the bank and cash portfolio. e) Management of financial risks.
  • Oversee coordination of the budgeting process, including the preparation of program budgets.
  • Oversee the management and donor financial reporting processes.

National Society Development:

  • Provide analysis, advice and support on matters related to financial sustainability, policy, accountability, transparency, and governance vis-à-vis National Societies, as needed.

Administration, Insurances, Building and Office Services:

  • Ensure the management of all insurances and mail services as well as the effective and efficient acquisition, management and safeguarding of the Federation’s physical assets in accordance with the Federation’s policies. This includes the proper management of building and office services.

Meetings and Conference Services:

  • Ensure that IFRC statutory and other official meetings are organized and delivered to the expectations of stakeholders and that all essential corporate publications are translated in the required languages, as appropriate.

Library and Archive Services:

  • Ensure the proper management of the IFRC library and archive services.

Organizational Culture:

  • Embody the values of the organization and play an active role in strengthening the organizational culture.

Education

Required :

  • Recognised professional qualification in accounting (Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant or equivalent qualification).
  • Advanced university degree, preferably in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field.

Experience

Required :

  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant professional experience, including managing cross-functional teams in complex organizations in finance, disaster relief and international development.
  • Experience with governance processes, general management, budgeting, administrative and financial management of global membership organizations.
  • Track record in the design and application of management-for-results.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior financial management position.
  • Experience in addressing and supporting governing boards, audit, and risk committees etc.
  • Experience in preparation of financial statements under IFRS or equivalent recognized accounting framework (IPSAS, GAAP etc.).
  • Experience in managing and integrating complex services in a global environment.
  • Experience in process, procedure, and systems development.
  • Experience in treasury management.
  • Experience in working in a multinational, multicultural environment, either in a major commercial company or for an international organization.
  • Experience in humanitarian or other not for profit organization.

Preferred:

  • Experience in IFRC Secretariat and / or a Red Cross Red Crescent National Society.

Knowledge and Skills

Required:

  • Experience at Senior Management level in the formulation and development of strategy and policy.
  • Excellent networking, collaborative and teamwork skills at the Executive Management level
  • Service mindset together with effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to lead and collaborate with a team of people, delegate and produce results.
  • Strong influencing skills and exceptional professional credibility.
  • Ability to manage from a distance.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work at various or all levels of complexity.
  • Good computer skills – Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of complex financial systems and software including multi-currency accounting systems.
  • Knowledge of IFRC Secretariat Geneva financial systems and software (CODA; Business Objects and Apple).

Languages

Required:

  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Preferred:

  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic).

Competencies and values

Values:

  • Respect for diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism;
  • Accountability.

Core competencies:

  • Communication;
  • Collaboration and teamwork;
  • Judgement and decision making;
  • National society and customer relations;
  • Creativity and innovation;
  • Building trust.

Functional competencies:

  • Strategic orientation;
  • Building alliances;
  • Leadership;
  • Empowering others.

Managerial competencies:

  • Managing staff performance;
  • Managing staff development.

How to apply:

Please apply via IFRC website.

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