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Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist – International Consultant (Level II)

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Feb 262021
 

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Countries: Australia, China, India, Japan, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: World Food Programme
Closing date: 11 Mar 2021

Do you want to help delivering our mandate of Zero Hunger to have a diverse, inclusive and gender-balanced workforce ? We are hiring a Talent Sourcing Specialist and the opportunity is for you!

JOB TITLE: Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist

TYPE OF CONTRACT: International Consultant (Level II)

UNIT/DIVISION: Human Resources Unit

DUTY STATION: Bangkok, Thailand /or working remotely

DURATION: 3 months

ABOUT WFP

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to WFP is recognition that ending hunger is a critical first step towards global peace. WFP recognizes that one of the greatest contributions it can make to humanity is to provide a voice to the 690 million hungry people in the world. The Nobel Peace Prize gives us a platform to make their needs heard and to mobilize support for the assistance they need.

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for a full-time inclusive Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist to join our team on an initial 3-month contract. In this role, you will partner with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to craft recruitment strategies that will help WFP to hire local & international female talent. You will proactively assess Gender gaps for specialized and hard-to-fill roles for WFP’s Asia and Pacific regional operations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Your goals will be to create strong, diverse, gender balanced talent pipelines, design new strategies to increase hires from female and underrepresented groups. You’ll be responsible for partnering with recruiters and hiring managers for understanding the hiring needs and building the souring plan. You will create new approaches and ideas of sourcing methods and can demonstrate innovation in diverse candidate sourcing approach. Understand how inclusion, belonging, diversity, disability affect hiring processes and ensure greater, more equitable outcomes for women and underrepresented minorities.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Education: Minimum Bachelor degree in Human Resources Management, or other relevant field.

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 6 years of continuously progressive work experience in diversity talent sourcing in an international environment.
  • Full cycle recruitment and sourcing experience with focus on developing diverse pipelines of talent.
  • Experience developing complex search strategies to identify & attract diverse passive talent.
  • Advanced research/sourcing skills, social media and alternative search techniques.
  • Direct experience of sourcing for female talent for gender parity acceleration is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience hiring across Asia and Pacific region is preferable.

Languages:
Fluency (Level C) in both written and spoken English.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Thursday 11 March 2021, Midnight, Bangkok Time.

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WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination.

All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

How to apply:

To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply through the WFP careers website Click here

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HR Senior Officer

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Feb 242021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UNOPS
Closing date: 1 Mar 2021

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary of key responsibilities:

  1. Support to policy development and implementation
  2. Advisory Services
  3. Talent Acquisition and Administration
  4. Knowledge Building and Knowledge Sharing

1. Support to policy development and implementation

  • Contribute to HR policy development and corporate HR initiatives by assisting to generate and maintain data on trends, risks and opportunities and sharing local HR best practices.
  • Undertake assigned projects in support of the HR initiatives for the attainment of business objectives in line with the corporate HR strategy.
  • Generate strategic and operational workforce data for planning, including related statistical summaries and movements of UNOPS personnel within the relevant business unit/s.
  • Ensure appropriate mapping of HR business processes to enable efficient and effective services and workflows.
  • Communicate within authority HR policy changes and new HR initiatives to management and personnel, providing guidance as needed.

2. Advisory Services

  • Provide guidance on HR related systems and processes, including but not limited to, Recruitment, Contracts, Position Management, Benefits and Entitlements consistent with UNOPS rules and procedures.
  • Provide advice to personnel on HR services such as the performance appraisal process, learning & development activities, contracts, benefits, entitlements and remuneration and career development.
  • Under supervision of Regional HR Advisor, assist to provide guidance as needed on sensitive matters including grievances, potential violations in code of conduct, harassment, abuse, workplace disputes, performance improvement plans, complex employee relations matters, etc.
  • Encourage line management responsibility for implementation of HR policies and effective team management, providing guidance and coaching as needed. Foster the relationship between supervisors and personnel encouraging dialogue and two-way constructive feedback.
  • Collaborate with leadership to support institutional gender and diversity initiatives, providing education and advice on issues related to equity, compliance, inclusion, and diversity.

3. Talent Acquisition and Administration

  • Implement talent acquisition activities in line with UNOPS policies and processes covering Recruitment, Onboarding, Position Management, Job Classification, Performance Management, Learning and Development, Change Management, Salary and Benefits administration, Contract Administration, Succession Planning and Out-processing.
  • Under Regional HR Advisor guidance, oversee the administration of entitlements for all personnel and the efficient administration of contractual modalities, loans, exchanges, and secondments in the region. Inform and advise UNOPS and project personnel, consultants, partners on their conditions of service and entitlements according to their contract modality, expediting actions to facilitate their efficient, timely, and client-focused onboarding.
  • Oversee the provision of personnel reporting within the office, ensuring that systems and data are updated and in place.
  • Lead recruitment processes ensuring best practices are used for effective and efficient talent acquisition in line with UNOPS policy. Utilize and maintain recruitment plans, tools and policy guidance to efficiently and effectively recruit and retain a diverse workforce to meet the needs of the business objectives. Maintain personnel rosters.
  • Provide support in realignment exercises, including job fairs, to ensure timely competency elaboration, sourcing, selection, placement of required talent and transitions as well as due process.
  • In collaboration with Regional HR Advisor and Geneva HR colleagues, identify key talent areas and provide coherent, well-developed plans for obtaining, developing, and managing critical talent. Develop, utilize and recruitment plans, tools and policy guidance to efficiently and effectively recruit and retain a diverse workforce to meet the needs of the business objectives.
  • Liaise with Shared Service Centre units on all personnel administration matters.
  • Implement organizational changes and realignment exercises affecting personnel in UNOPS in accordance with UNOPS policy, ensuring personnel actions are taken in an efficient manner.
  • Partner with business units to take a lead role in engagement and work enrichment initiatives and development of annual training plans in collaboration with supervisors, HOSS and Regional HR Advisor (Learning Focal Point).
  • Facilitate the engagement and provision of high-quality results and services of the team through effective work planning, performance management, coaching, and promotion of learning and development.

4. Knowledge building and Knowledge sharing

  • Organize, facilitate and/or deliver training and learning initiatives for personnel on HR-related topics.
  • Contribute to HR knowledge networks and communities of practice by providing a collaborative synthesis of lessons learnt and dissemination of best practices in human resources management.
  • Collect feedback, ideas, and internal knowledge about processes and best practices and utilize productively.
  • Maintain HR analytic parameters and data.

You may find more information at https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=21252

Requirements

Education:

  • Advanced University degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, social or behavioural sciences is required.
  • OR a First University degree in Human Resources Management or related fields combined with 2 additional years of relevant experience may substitute for the advanced university degree.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of professional-level human resources management experience, including HR advisory services, in a major area(s) of human resources management (HR Contract Administration, HR Reporting, Recruitment or Organizational Design) in the United Nations, international, public or corporate organization at the national and/or international level.
  • Relevant experience in a multicultural setting is desirable. Some experience in UN system organizations preferably in a developing country is desirable.
  • Proficiency in the usage of computers and office software packages (Google Suite) is required. Knowledge and experience in web-based management systems is an advantage.

Languages:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French is required.
  • Working knowledge of another, official UN language is desirable (UN Languages are Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish).

How to apply:

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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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Software-Architekt/in ServiceNow, Kanton Zürich

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Feb 232021
 

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Head of Finance

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Feb 182021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Closing date: 18 Mar 2021

Head of Finance

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is a non-governmental organisation established in 1915, working worldwide for peace and security (www.wilpf.org for more information). WILPF International Secretariat has international offices in Geneva, New York City and London with an annual budget of approximatively CHF 7 million.

Job Purpose

The Finance Manager (FM)’s primary responsibility as the Head of Finance is to maintain the financial management of the organisation. The FM maintains the organisation budget, manages accounting and audits, oversees grants management and reporting, and supervises the finance team of 4 members. The FM has responsibility for financial strategy and management. The FM is the highest compliance authority of the International Secretariat for the Geneva office, in terms of financial regulations, and is part of senior management. As a priority project in 2021, the FM will have responsibility to procure and implement a new cloud-based Accounting System.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Change Management

  1. Procure and implement a new cloud-based Accounting System, including overall management of the process and delegating tasks including assessment of needs, design of transfer process, organise adaptation framework, design and implement training for staff, and conduct regular reviews. (This is a 2021 priority project, temporary in nature);
  2. Revise, develop and implement Financial Manual, Policies and Systems.

Financial strategy and management

  1. Develop and analyse information to assess the current and future financial status of the organisation;
  2. Develop financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk;
  3. Develop and implement improvements to the reporting system, accounting practices and internal processes and to maintain the financial health of the organisation and ensure compliance;
  4. Manage organisational cash flow and forecasting;
  5. Administer the payment process and authorise expenses to provide reasonable control.

Budgeting/Reporting

  1. Develop the annual organisational budget in consultation with the programme directors and WILPF NY office;
  2. Administer and review all financial plans and budgets, monitor progress and changes, and produce short-term projections;
  3. Produce accurate and timely financial reports, collate financial reporting materials for the various bodies of the organisation and several donors.

Grants Financial Management

  1. Supervise financial management of grants;
  2. Administer monitoring and reporting to donors;
  3. Provide financial planning & forecasting, fundraising support;
  4. Oversee capacity support to staff and sub-grantees.

Internal Control/Auditing

  1. Maintain an effective internal control environment. Improve the overall financial policy, procedure manual, for adequate financial controls to mitigate the risks;
  2. Implement the internal controls. Ensure that applicable laws, regulations and donor requirements or restrictions are complied with; manage and guide employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used;
  3. Oversee financial review and assessment regarding funds forwarded to partners;
  4. Review outgoing partner and section contracts (sub-grants);
  5. Coordinate and lead the annual audit process liaising with the auditor, programmes and donors;
  6. Lead project and grant audits liaising with the auditor, programmes and donors.

Accounting/Bookkeeping

  1. Maintain records of all financial transactions;

  2. Oversee bookkeeping for the Geneva office transactions;

  3. Oversee project/programme and grants accounting;

  4. Oversee monthly reconciliations and accounts reconciliations;

  5. Manage fixed assets for the purposes of financial accounting and safeguard through the maintenance of the Assets Register;

  6. Lead the preparation of yearly financial statements, work in close collaboration with CPA firm;

  7. Fulfils relevant taxation obligations of the organisation.

Other

  1. Work with the Standing Finance Committee (member of the SFC);
  2. Work with the Standing Committee of Risk Management (member of the SCRM);
  3. Work with the investment committee (member).

Interdependences and Reporting

  • FM reports to the Secretary General;
  • FM supervises the Grant and Finance Coordinators, Finance Associates, part time book-keepers and other Financial consultants;
  • FM works closely with the International Treasurer, the International Office Manager, Director of Global Programmes and programmes staff and the UNO Office Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Financial and staff management and planning skills;
  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting;
  • Knowledge of Swiss GAAP accounting principles and international accounting standards;
  • Working knowledge of Swiss legislation and regulations, and knowledge of US financial legislation and regulations is a plus;
  • Ability to interpret financial information to programmatic colleagues;
  • Proven financial report drafting ability;
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to communicate arguments clearly, logically and effectively;
  • Ability to set priorities, to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, working knowledge of French desirable;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to form and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;

  • Keen interest in WILPF‘s work;

  • Professionalism, commitment, and integrity.

Education and Experience

  • University degree in finance/accounting, business administration, public administration or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Previous relevant experience in NGOs or international organisations;
  • Experience in grant and team management;
  • Experience in applying and improving internal controls and processes;
  • Experience in committee work (preferably as a member of an oversight committee) is a plus.

CONDITIONS

Terms: Preferably full time position, part time negotiable.

Based in: For the first year the position shall be based in Geneva, Switzerland. After the cloud-based systems are implemented and if requested by the employee, there is the possibility to relocate the position, with travel to Geneva as required. This will then be done in agreement between WILPF and the employee.

Gross annual salary: range of 90’000 CHF (see note below)

Note: WILPF is currently conducting an Human Resources assessment expected to be completed mid-2021, aiming to review the current design and structure of WILPF Secretariat’s positions, aligning it with a revision of the remuneration and compensation package. The outcomes of this assessment could therefore impact the specificities of this position.

Start date: March 2021 ideally.

Other: Candidates interested in job sharing are also encouraged to apply as we envisage that this position could be split between the Financial Accounting and the Grants Management components.

How to apply:

Applications process:

Please submit your CV and cover letter to jobs@wilpf.org with “Application for Head of Finance position” in the subject for consideration.

Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.

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System Engineer IT 100 % (w/m/d), Bellach

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Feb 132021
 

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Development Officer for Individual Giving

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Feb 062021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: World Organisation Against Torture
Closing date: 19 Feb 2021

The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) is seeking to recruit a highly motivated, energetic and creative individual, with a commitment to human rights and strong networking and communication skills, to fill the new role of Development Officer for Individual Giving at the OMCT.

The position is a full-time position, eventually based in Geneva, Switzerland, but starting through telecommuting for the initial months due to Covid-19 restrictions currently in force. Part-time arrangments may be acceptable.

ABOUT THE OMCT

The OMCT is a leading international coalition of over 200 non-governmental organisations – the SOS-Torture Network – fighting against torture, summary executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and all other forms of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment around the world. The OMCT’s International Secretariat is based in Geneva with offices in Brussels and Tunis.

The OMCT is recruiting for a new position to develop and implement its fundraising from individuals and private sector entities. This position will be part of a small but dedicated Development and Donor Relations team with a friendly and supportive approach seeking to diversify and strengthen the OMCT’s donor base and long-term sustainability through new funding streams.

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Director of Development, in close coordination with the Secretary General, the Operations, Communications, and Programmes teams, and will be in contact with OMCT staff in all offices and locations. The post is expected to coordinate and lead the OMCT’s efforts primarily to fundraise from individual and private sector donors, but also to explore other innovative models for income generation for the OMCT in Switzerland and globally.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Consolidate and implement an organisation-wide strategy for raising funds from individual donors to enable the sustainable growth of the OMCT and its SOS-Torture Network worldwide;
  • Implement individual giving activities, including through a group of friends, special donor events, annual fund appeals, corporate donor platforms, sponsorships, and direct donor contact and cultivation;
  • Contribute to the creation of key fundraising tools and materials such as a case for support, annual fund appeals, planned giving, online fundraising and friendraising communications, etc.);
  • Coordinate and manage ‘back office’ capacities for use in fundraising activities (management of donor database, online fundraising capacities, etc.);
  • Develop a start-up strategy for major gifts prospects, and coordinate with the Secretary General and the Executive Committee Members and other friends for solicitation and cultivation of these prospects;
  • Coordinate development of new innovative fundraising initiatives, including online giving, organizing virtual events and (eventually) in-person fundraisers – all toward increasing and diversifying the OMCT’s friends, followers and supporters including younger activists;
  • Guide the development of compelling and creative presentations, communications and reports for individual donors and friends of the OMCT, and represent the OMCT in interfacing with Network Members, donors, service providers, and the broader public to ensure quality engagement;
  • Support and work seamlessly with the Development, Operations, Programmes and Communications teams on other relevant tasks or larger organisation-wide events and initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • University degree or other studies in the fields of fundraising, business administration, communications, project management, international affairs, or other related fields;
  • 5+years of professional experience with 2+ years of successful experience in fundraising from individuals, preferably in human rights, conflict-resolution, environment or humanitarian assistance organisations;
  • Excellent language skills, including superior writing, speaking and presentation skills in French (first) as well as in English, with the ability to write persuasively and to listen and inspire (fluency in German a strong plus).

COMPETENCIES EXPECTED

  • High ethical standards and proven commitment to core human rights principles and the protection from torture including of those most vulnerable to abuse;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, friendly, positive attitude, valuing rigor and attention to detail, working autonomously, with initiative, curiosity and a spirit of innovation;
  • Strong communication and networking skills to engage diverse audiences for individual or corporate giving;
  • Understanding of funding environments, needs, and markets especially in Geneva and Switzerland a plus;
  • Knowledge and use of Donor Management Programmes and Powerpoint important, as well as other common IT and data management tools, and experience with design software a plus;
  • Willingness to travel (once safe to do so again) for fundraising or trainings to cultivate new and maintain existing donor relationships and cooperation.

How to apply:

OMCT is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications (in English or French) including a cover or motivation letter and a CV with at least two references should be addressed to OMCT International Secretariat with the subject “Development Officer for Individual Giving”, and sent by email to applications@omct.org. No phone calls please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for applications: February 19, 2021.

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Metallbauer*in für Werkstatt und Lager (100%), Basel

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Feb 012021
 

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OFFICER, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND DATA SCIENCE

 FULL TIME  Kommentare deaktiviert für OFFICER, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND DATA SCIENCE
Jan 302021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 13 Feb 2021

Job purpose:

To provide a timely and reliable service to the IFRC network through the development and maintenance of quality information management and data collection, collation and analysis tools for disaster and crisis prevention, response and recovery. Specifically, the IM and Data Science Officer is accountable for the development and maintenance of system(s) to use Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing approaches to mine and analyse all types of data to support IFRC operational and strategic decision making at local (national), regional and global levels. The IM and Data Science Officer will mine relevant data from historical datasets, establish new Machine Learning frameworks, and support the analysis of trends and forecasting through the development of new risk models and other tools to inform operational planning and decision-making.

Job duties:

Data and Information Management Services

  • Act as technical focal point to IM focal points in each of the five IFRC Regional Offices and support with data science requests as necessary
  • Arrange IFRC data using multiple tools and build automation systems and frameworks
  • Identify gaps in the use of data science technologies for the IFRC and undertake to address the gaps where necessary
  • Extract data from the IFRC GO API and related IFRC data services to solve complex problems through creation of algorithms, indices and probabilistic models

Data and Information Management Capacity Improvement

  • Facilitate training and dissemination on data science standards, procedures and tools to IFRC secretariat and National Societies with the view of enhancing data and information management capacities
  • Oversee the development and delivery of data science training modules for stakeholders

Coordination and networking

  • Build functional networks and coordinate with RC/RC movement partners, NGOs, UN and other organisations, to ensure the IFRC is kept informed and up to date on best practices and emerging trends related to data science and information management, including through relevant IASC working groups
  • Work with IFRC colleagues to research and explore partnerships to expand IFRC access to relevant data sources – including historical statistical data, hazard trends and drivers of vulnerability, needs assessments, satellite imagery, remote sensing, media / social media

Technical lead for Data Science

  • Support the revision, implementation and monitoring of a workplan to improve and streamline the application of data science frameworks, tools and technologies for the IFRC network
  • Investigate and implement technological solutions to improve the collection, storage, and accessibility of data for the IFRC network
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Collaborate with RCRC partners on the harmonisation and alignment of data science frameworks, standards and approaches where appropriate

Education:

Required

  • University degree in relevant area or equivalent experience required
  • Technical training in information and data science

Experience:

Required

  • At least 3 years’ experience in data analytics and statistical modelling
  • Independent design and implementation of data science projects

Preferred

  • Experience working within the RC/RC Movement
  • Experience in strategy development, developing tools and guidance, providing technical assistance and in establishing and maintaining networks

Knowledge and skills:

Required

  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience in database interrogation and analysis tools, such as Hadoop and/or SQL
  • Intermediate to advanced programming skills in Python (arcpy, gdal, geopandas, pandas, scikit-learn) and/or R
  • Data schema modelling, database design and management expertise and writing SQL queries within RDBMS
  • Strong data editing, analysis and processing skills

Preferred

  • Probabilistic risk modelling or other relevant modeling approaches
  • Exceptional communication skills, in order to explain your work to people who do not understand the mechanics behind data science
  • Strong partnership building skills, demonstrated capacity to build functional networks

How to apply:

If you are interested, please apply on IFRC.org before Saturday 13th February midnight (Geneva time)

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Senior Evaluation Officer (P4)

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Jan 282021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 2 Feb 2021

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The Senior Evaluation Officer (P4) post is situated in the Evaluation Service in UNHCR Headquarters Geneva. Working under the supervision of the Head of Service, the post will focus specifically on strengthening the evaluation function in UNHCR, with a more rigorous and consistent evaluation quality assurance. This both at centralized levels, for evaluations commissioned by the Evaluation Service, as well as at decentralized level for evaluations commissioned by other UNHCR entities. This will require contributing to the development of guidelines and technical support for both centralized and decentralized evaluation, and to the design, commissioning, management and follow up of a range of different types of evaluative work undertaken by the Service. It will also include UNHCR¿s contributions to inter-agency evaluation initiatives and thereby require interaction with key external actors in the UN agency, donor, NGO and wider evaluation communities.

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

Accountability

  • Methodologies, procedures and process of the evaluation function are improved throughout the evaluation cycle (design, commissioning, management and follow-up).
  • Technical aspects (both quantitative and qualitative) of evaluations commissioned by UNHCR are improved through expert advice and guidance.
  • Institutional knowledge, understanding and ‚culture‘ of evaluation is strengthened.

Responsibility

  • Develop evaluation guidance and tools in key areas of the evaluation function.
  • Develop and initiate policy development for the evaluation function especially in key areas such as quality assurance.
  • Enhance the technical quality of UNHCR’s evaluation methodologies, tools and procedures.
  • Provide direction and input for workshops/staff development activities related to evaluation, both targeting staff at Headquarters and in the field, including through assuming the role of facilitator or resource person for training events.
  • Support the Head of ES in establishing strengthened evaluation policies and procedures, both within ES as well for evaluations, commissioned by other entities in UNHCR („decentralized“ evaluations“).
  • Provide guidance and expert advice on evaluations, commissioned by UNHCR Divisions, Regional Bureaux and/or Regional and Country Representatives, and engage in quality assurance activities.
  • Participate in conferences, seminars, and workshops relevant to UNHCR’s evaluation work
  • Contribute to the improvement of more evidence-based evaluations
  • Act as the evaluation manager for evaluations commissioned by ES.

Authority

  • Issue guidance and instructions to contractors, consultants and experts commissioned to undertake ES evaluations.
  • Under the guidance of the Head of ES, represent UNHCR at external meetings and fora on evaluation.
  • Represent ES in evaluation-related training, workshop and staff capacity development activities.
  • Inter-act with appropriate UNHCR entities with respect to the design, commissioning and management of the evaluation cycle.

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Advanced University Degree (i.e. Masters or equivalent) in Social Sciences, Economics, or Law.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience, of which at least eight years directly related to evaluations in humanitarian and/or development operations, programmes and projects.
  • Formal qualification or certification in evaluation work.
  • Proven track record as an evaluator of humanitarian or development operations, programmes and projects with an international organisation, NGO or consulting company.
  • Demonstrated expertise of evaluation standards, norms and good practices.
  • Field experience in a humanitarian or development organization in a monitoring and evaluation role or research capacity
  • Good understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods, statistics and evidence-based evaluation.
  • Knowledge of (inter-agency) humanitarian system and programmes, both in refugee as well as IDP-settings, in different geographical locations and operational contexts.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Advanced communication and representational skills.
  • Fluency in English, and the ability to write for publication with minimal editorial supervision.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

  • Good grasp of UNHCR refugee protection mandate, as well as its role and responsibilities for protection within the IASC cluster approach.
  • Advanced research skills and capacity
  • Working knowledge in a second UN language.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to apply at www.unhcr.org/carees by clicking on Vacancies and entering job ID 24502.

Closing date: 2 February 2021 (midnight Geneva time).

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).

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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Jan 282021
 

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Jan 222021
 

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Countries: Switzerland, Uganda
Organization: HEKS/EPER
Closing date: 28 Feb 2021

HEKS/EPER, Swiss Church Aid, is the aid organisation of the Protestant Churches of Switzerland and supports projects to combat hunger, poverty and injustice in 30 countries on four continents. HEKS/EPER also provides emergency relief for victims of natural disasters and armed conflict worldwide and supports the welfare and diaconal work of the Reformed Churches in Eastern Europe. In Switzerland, HEKS/EPER champions the rights and the integration of refugees and socially disadvantaged people.

Are you passionate about business development to improve social justice, particularly in Africa? HEKS/EPER is seeking to strengthen, increase and consolidate its performance with regards to grant acquisition and management with a focus on its Africa portfolio. With a view to providing additional and more targeted support to grant acquisition efforts, HEKS/EPER is looking to recruit an experienced, motivated candidate to take grant acquisition to the next level.

Regional Grant Acquisition Manager Africa, 80-100%

Your responsibilities:

  • Support country teams along the entire grant acquisition business cycle, including

    • Identification of donors and funding opportunities in line with HEKS/EPER’s global strategic goals and the country programs through donor mapping, opportunity screening and pro-active donor engagement.
    • Facilitating Go / No-Go discussions and decision-making.
    • Supporting / leading proposal development processes, incl. proposal writing as required.
    • Liaising with other teams (M&E, controlling/ finance, thematic advisory) during proposal development process.
    • Managing the selection and hiring of consultants.
    • Ensuring high quality and compliance of proposals with regards to content, structure and budget, as well as timely submission.
    • Support start-up of grant-funded projects, incl. facilitating kick off workshops.
    • Support country teams with donor reporting and compliance issues.
  • Donor relations

    • In coordination with Country Directors and HEKS/EPER HQ, engage with key donors.
    • Represent HEKS/EPER at external events for visibility and networking.
    • Conduct donor research, prepare donor briefings, develop communications material in collaboration with the HEKS/EPER communication department.
  • Capacity building/ knowledge management

    • Contribute to capacity building of HEKS/EPER and local partners’ staff on grant acquisition, donor compliance and other relevant topics.
    • Support organizational learning and knowledge management related to grant acquisition, incl. support to Grant Acquisition Community of Practice.
    • Contribute to HQ-level grants business data collection and analysis.

Your profile:

  • University degree in International Development, International Relations, Communication, Macro-Economics, or related field.
  • Min. 5 – 7 years’ professional experience in a grant acquisition/ institutional fundraising role in the international development and/or humanitarian aid sector; field experience a plus.
  • Proven track record of successful acquisition of grants from bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g. EU, SDC, USAID, UN agencies) and/or international foundations.
  • Previous work experience in International NGO, UN or donor agency.
  • Broad general knowledge of international development, humanitarian assistance and current trends in development policy and practice.
  • Familiarity with donor strategies, eligibility requirements, compliance and submission processes.
  • Excellent knowledge of project design (logframe, budget), Project Cycle Management (PCM).
  • Language skills: Excellent written and oral English (native speaker or C2) and solid French are mandatory; German, Spanish or Portuguese an asset.
  • IT skills: MS Office 365, SharePoint, online meeting tools, CRM.
  • Readiness to travel extensively to African country offices and internationally (up to 40%).

In addition, you pay attention to details and are able to deliver results within tight deadlines and manage competing priorities. You are an effective communicator and networker able to influence and engage with teams and stakeholders across different cultures.

We offer:

  • An opportunity to make a difference in this world
  • An interesting and challenging position in a dynamic international context
  • A competitive salary package, 5 weeks annual leave
  • Modern working conditions (flexible working hours, attractive parental leave policy)
  • Opportunities for continued professional development
  • A dedicated and multi-disciplinary team
  • A one-year, renewable contract
  • Duty station: HQ (Zürich or Lausanne, Switzerland) or Kampala, Uganda

How to apply:

Are you interested? We are looking forward to your complete application documents (CV and cover letter). Only online applications will be considered. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Preferred start date: as soon as possible.

Marisa Althaus-Vojta, Head of Grant Acquisition, is at your disposal for further information: +41 44 360 88 95.

For further information about HEKS/EPER, please consult our website https://en.heks.ch/.

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