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Switzerland: Individual Contractor: Intranet Communication Specialist, Planning Reporting Information Monitoring and Evaluation (PRIME) section, Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division, UNICEF, Geneva, Switzerland

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Dec 162018
 

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 21 Dec 2018

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

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

And we never give up.

For every child, Hope

The Private Fundraising and Partnerships Plan sets out the results and strategies that UNICEF will pursue to maximize resources and leverage the influence of the private sector, defined as the general public, civil society, business and private foundations and other social groups that influence decision-makers. The Private Fundraising and Partnerships Plan supports the UNICEF Strategic Plan 2018-2021 and other organizational strategies and frameworks.

In implementing this Plan, National Committees, UNICEF country offices and headquarters divisions will work together to expand strategic engagement with the private sector and advocate to advance child rights. Knowledge sharing, supported by collaborative tools and mechanisms to optimize the use and exchange of information and experience, is one of the key crosscutting enabling strategies in the Plan.

The PFP Intranet plays a central role in this endeavor as the key information source for National Committees and County Offices and daily work tool for PFP staff in Geneva.

How can you make a difference?

The Intranet Communication Specialist position will support the PRIME team in providing support to:

  • The Intranet Manager for the migration of the Intranet to the new communication site template delivered by the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) project,
  • Content publishers in publishing content and guiding them to follow best practices on the current Intranet and new site templates,
  • The PRIME team in publishing content and other responsibilities.
  • Main tasks:

    Working under the supervision of the Intranet Manager and closely with the Internal Communication Manager, the Intranet Communication Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

    Provide support for the migration of the PFP Intranet to the new site templates delivered by the ECM project:

  • Prepare the ground for the migration by computing analytics and reviewing content
  • Participate actively to the update of the information architecture to better meet the needs of the PFP audiences
  • Support the implementation of the updated information architecture to the new site templates delivered by the ECM project
  • Migrate top level pages, including improving their content when necessary
  • Provide ‘Help Desk’ function to answer Intranet publishing technical questions regarding the new site templates
  • Report issues to the Intranet Manager
  • Publish all the PFP policies, procedures and guidance on the Regulatory Framework Library:

  • Participate to the training on how to publish to the Regulatory Framework Library
  • Under the guidance of the PFP Change Manager and in close coordination with the Intranet Manager, migrate identified content from the PFP Intranet to the Regulatory Framework Library and update Intranet pages accordingly
  • As an interim solution until responsibilities within the PRIME team is defined, publish new or updated PFP policies, procedures and guidance on the Regulatory Framework Library
  • Provide support for the establishment of an Intranet strategy for PFP:

  • As part of the establishment of the updated information architecture, support the organization of an Intranet strategy workshop to define roles and responsibilities for the Intranet
  • In close coordination with the Intranet Manager, provide input to and review the draft Intranet strategy
  • Help identify stakeholders (content owners, publishers and any other relevant roles)
  • Provide support to the PRIME team in publishing content on the existing Intranet:

  • Assist in the publishing of content for the PRIME team, including news, announcements, meetings and events, infographics, videos or photos
  • Publish content as assigned by the Intranet Manager or the Internal Communication Manager
  • Provide temporary support to teams that do not have resources to publish on the Intranet
  • Provide publishing support to content publishers for the existing Intranet:

  • ‘Help Desk’ function to answer Intranet publishing technical questions
  • Guide content publishers in how to best publish and write content online following PFP’s Intranet editorial guidelines
  • Make regular quality check and reviews of Intranet content
  • Assist the Intranet Manager during the ‘How to publish on the Intranet’ training sessions
  • Attend the weekly ‘Intranet coffees’ to answer questions and requests from content publishers
  • Support in the gathering of quarterly analytics
  • When required, report change requests to the Intranet Manager
  • Deliverables:

  • Help conduct/or conduct 2 information architecture and governance workshops
  • Migrate landing pages from the top 8 first level entries to new site templates
  • Migrate at least 75 policies, procedures and guidance to the Regulatory Framework Library
  • Help conduct 40 intranet cafés, suggest focus and prepare content
  • Produce 40 quality reviews of the intranet
  • Create and publish 100 intranet pages as assigned by the Internal Communication Manager and Intranet
  • Manager
  • Update 150+ intranet pages
  • Assist with 30 needs analysis sessions
  • Assist the Intranet Manager with the ‘How to publish on the Intranet’ training sessions
  • Support the production of 4 quarterly analytical reports
  • Estimated duration of the contract and proposal:

    The consultancy will be from 21 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 (Part time, 3.5 days per week).

    Reporting:

    The Intranet Communication Specialist will report to the Intranet Manager who will provide overall supervision, direction and guidance.

    Working Conditions:

    The Intranet Communication Specialist will be based in Geneva, Switzerland.

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

  • First level university degree in information technology and web design with a solid background in public or internal communication.
  • At least 2 years of work experience is required. Proven experience in intranet migration and publishing
  • Solid experience in Office 365 range of products and SharePoint 2013 online
  • Experience with UNICEF and more particularly UNICEF intranet or digital workplace would be a strong asset
  • Good writing and editing skills in English; fluency in other UN languages would be an asset
  • Ability to work independently and to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience of working within UNICEF or other UN entities, familiarity with the work of UNICEF National Committees and/or private sector fundraising would be an asset.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    Besides fluency in written and spoken English, the following competencies are required:

    UNICEF Core Values:

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • UNICEF Core Competencies:

  • Communication (verbal and written)
  • Drive for Results
  • Working with People
  • UNICEF Functional Competencies:

  • Relating and Networking
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Technical Competencies:

  • Proficient in writing for the web and Intranet editorial experience
  • Experience in managing a complex information architecture
  • Knowledge of user experience
  • Technologies:

  • Advanced use and knowledge of SharePoint 2013 Online
  • Proficient in Yammer
  • Expertise in Office 365 offering
  • View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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

    UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

    Remarks:

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

    Taxation: UNICEF and the United Nations accept no liability for any taxes, duty or other contribution payable by the consultant and individual contractor on payments made under this contract. Neither UNICEF nor the United Nations will issue a statement of earnings to the consultant and individual contractor.

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

    Candidates not available to start latest 21 January 2019 will not be considered.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=518558

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    Switzerland: Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer

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    Dec 162018
     

    Organization: International AIDS Society
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 07 Jan 2019

    About the IAS:

    The mission of the International AIDS Society (IAS) is to lead collective action on every front of the global HIV response through its membership base, scientific authority, and convening power.

    Founded in 1988, the IAS is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members from more than 180 countries working on all fronts of the global AIDS response. Together, we advocate and drive urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV.

    The IAS is the steward of the world’s two most prestigious HIV conferences – the International AIDS Conference and the IAS Conference on HIV Science. These conferences have established a gold-standard meeting that convenes the world’s top scientists, civil society members and policymakers to jointly discuss the fight against HIV.

    We promote and invest in HIV advocacy and research on key issue areas through our strategic programmes, initiatives, and campaigns that advocate for urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV, including increased investment in HIV cure research; optimizing treatment and care for infants, children and adolescents with HIV in resource-limited settings; preventing and treating HIV-related co-infections; and expanding access to prevention, treatment and care for key populations at higher risk for HIV – such as men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender individuals – including protecting their human rights by combatting punitive laws and discriminatory policies.

    More information on IAS can be found at www.iasociety.org.

    Details of Employment:

    The Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Director, Communications. The position is full-time and open-ended to start as soon as possible.

    Purpose of the Position:

    The incumbent will play a senior role in the communications team, writing and content production for the organization and foregrounding advocacy approaches. We are looking for a savvy, seasoned, strategic communicator with a strong understanding of the scientific and political field of the HIV/AIDS and/or global health space.

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Lead development of IAS content, including blogs, speeches, press releases and publications
    • Generate compelling and creative content that can be used across all channels and platforms to highlight IAS’ membership work and perspectives
    • Provide strategic guidance to advance the IAS programme and advocacy portfolio
    • Map out key advocacy priorities for the organization and how to advance them forward with IAS membership
    • Monitor and identify key advocacy issues to proactively and reactively respond to and get involved in
    • Guide and execute communications and advocacy strategies that support and advance the work of IAS
    • Stay up to date on relevant political and research shifts in the field to navigate and position the IAS appropriately
    • Manage editorial planning and prioritization across all IAS departments, including all IAS programmes and conferences
    • Manage internal review processes and quality control of materials
    • Translate highly scientific materials to be easily understood across audiences, including development of key messaging
    • Write, edit and manage internal approvals of communications content, including press releases, statements, emails, blog posts and publications
    • Manage media monitoring and reporting to identify opportunities, track communications impact, and support overall brand management of IAS
    • Manage relationships and agreements with external partners and suppliers while maintaining timelines
    • Develop and manage external relationships and partnerships for strategic communications and marketing activities
    • Oversee all media logistics for IAS conferences, including media registrations, press conferences, media briefings, speaker outreach and on-site management
    • Support media relations, contacts management, outreach lists and media materials
    • Support social media content development in collaboration with the IAS Digital Producer.

    Academic Qualifications:

    • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in communications, journalism, public policy, public health or related field or a first-level university degree in combination with communications experience.

    Work Experience:

    • Advanced experience working on communications, policy and/or advocacy in HIV/AIDS research or global health more broadly
    • Background working on scientific research issues
    • Experience leading communications efforts for high-level events
    • Demonstrated experience working in an international context.

    Skills/Competencies:

    • Must have a firm understanding of the HIV/AIDS and/or the global health landscape
    • Technical and scientific knowledge of HIV/AIDS is a strong plus
    • Comfortable presenting to leadership and public audiences about the communications work of the IAS
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; a demonstrated ability to create persuasive and clear communications in all forms, for a variety of audiences
    • Strong organizational skills, coordination skills and ability to multi-task
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with meticulous attention to detail and tight deadlines
    • Knowledge of relevant international and domestic broadcast media, a keen sense of what makes and shapes the news, and the ability to make well-informed decisions in targeting appropriate media outlets and reporters
    • Stress tolerance and resilience, ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities
    • High-energy self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision but also knows when to ask for counsel
    • Ability to work well as a team member, as well as work independently.

    Languages:

    • Native English or full professional proficiency is a requirement
    • Knowledge of other languages is an asset.

    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to recruitment@iasociety.org by Monday 7 January 2019. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit will be considered.

    IAS employees are evidence-based, human rights-focused, inclusive and accountable partners in the HIV response. Candidates should display genuine commitment to IAS values (learn more here).

    The IAS is committed to recruiting and sustaining a skilled, effective, diverse and gender-balanced secretariat, and to the greater involvement of people living with HIV (GIPA) in all aspects of its work. People living with or affected by HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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    Switzerland: Stop TB Partnership – Communications Assistant

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    Dec 162018
     

    Organization: UNOPS
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 13 Jan 2019

    UNOPS hosts the Stop TB Partnership (STBP) Secretariat as of 1 January 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. The vision of the STP is to realize the goal of elimination of tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem and, ultimately, to reach a TB-free world by ensuring that every person affected by the disease has access to effective diagnosis, treatment and cure; stopping transmission of TB; reducing the inequitable social and economic toll of TB; and developing and implementing new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic tools and strategies. The STBP is uniquely positioned to support the development and further implementationof the current and future Global Plan, acting as a coordinator and catalyst for the range of partners engaged in the fight against TB.

    The Stop TB Partnership’s Communications and Design Team carry out a diverse range of activities in a busy and time-restricted environment. Projects and campaigns are mostly digital and online basedwith a strong element of social media, traditional press engagement, event coordination and partner relations. The Communication and Design Team is also involved in the creation of tools and style guides to support internal communications and to ensure a consistent external voice of the Partnership.

    Under the shared supervision of the Communications Team and the in-house Designer, the Communications Assistant will act in a support role for a wide range of communications activities, quickly responding to a variety of ad-hoc day-to-day tasks while organizing her/himself across longer term projects. The incumbent will also be expected to support the team in regards to certain trends of contemporary digital marketing, most noteably in social media, and have a clear grip of cause and effect in regards to performance of online activities.The role is based in Geneva, Switzerland, with need-based opportunity for travel.

    The Communications Assistant is expected to undertake the following key functions:

    1. Website

    • Update web pages and images when required, using content and revisions submitted by the Communications and Design Team and other STBP Staff.
    • Monitor the website to guard against errors, and provide ideas for improvement of UX and content.
    • Monitor website performance, audiences and impact through evaluative and analytical tools and the drafting of reports to keep the Communications Team up to date.

    2. Social Media

    • Draft visual content and copy for use across popular social media for review by the Communications and Design Team;
    • Social media listening – monitor the digital domain for mentions of STBP in social media and online news and create reports to keep the Communications Team up to date.
    • Keep abreast of social media trends and good practices and inform the team on such.
    • Support the team suggesting opportunities and strategies to improve STBP‘s social media toolbox and impact.
    • Use listening tools and alerts to inform the team of newsworthy content relevant to STBP for use in social media and other channels.
    • Use social media analysis tools to gain insight on STBP social media performance and audiences, and support with ideas to streamline outputs for better outcomes. Prepare evaluation reports to keep the team informed;

    3. Copywriting

    • Create basic drafts in English for news alerts, blogs, social media and campaign content for review by the Communication Officers
    • Proofread existing copy written by the Communications Team, other STBP staff and collaborating journalists and writers.

    4. Marketing emails

    • Support the team in their use of the email marketing tool (MailChimp). Help to develop compelling email alerts and newsletters.
    • Keep abreast of industry trends, styles and practices in email marketing to support the team on such.
    • Help to build email templates using pre-written texts and images.
    • Monitor email performance and prepare analysis reports.
    • Help to identify and segment current subscriber lists and provide ideas on strategical approaches to expand audience diversity and numbers.

    5. Digital Asset Managing

    • Manage the online STBP library of audio visual stock through a meticulous and straightforward labeling and management approach.
    • Safeguard the STBP branding and style guide by keeping an eye on STBP digital outputs.
    • Help to ensure content creation is in-line with the STBP editorial plan.
    • Support content sharing with STBP partners by striking up relationships with their communications, advocacy and marketing teams.

    6. Press

    • Help to update and expand the STBP press list through approaches to journalists, news desks and relevant publications.
    • Under the guidance of the Communications Team, oversee journalist inquiries.

    6. General Duties

    • Assist the Graphic Design Analyst in creating simple range of visuals to share on social media, website or Mailchimp.
    • Apply initiative and self-organisation in order to support a wide range of ad-hoc communications activities expected in a busy communications and design office.
    • Support the alignment of communications outputs and campaigns across all STP channels.
    • Support the Communications Team and Administrative Assistant in aspects of event coordination and country mission planning as needed.Any other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director in the interest of Stop TB Partnership and its mission.

    To qualify for the position, the ideal candidate should have:

    • A Bachelor degree in any subject related to development, communication or health with additional 2 years of experience.
    • Undergraduate degrees in Communications or related subjects and/or a technical professional License/Diploma in Communications and/or related subjects with additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of a University degree.
    • Additional formal training on communication would be considered an advantage.
    • Two (2) years experience in a communications or public relations environment ideally with an emphasis on digital marketing.
    • Proven background in basic development of creative and compelling digital content.
    • Robust understanding of social media methodology and trends.
    • Experience of using a Website CMS to update and edit a website.
    • Proven skills in basic monitoring, evaluation and analysis of digital marketing activities through industry standard tools would be considered a strong asset.
    • Familiarity with MS Office.
    • Ideally experience working within the development sector.
    • Appreciation of photography and design.
    • Experience with software for use in audio/visual content creation.
    • Familiarity with the Drupal Website CMS.
    • Experience in travelling to and operating within challenging environments.
    • And be fluent in English. Competency in other UN languages will be considered an asset.
      Contract Type, Level and Duration:

    Contract type: I**nternational Individual Contractor Agreement (IICA)**
    Contract level: IICA-1 (ICS-8 – P1 equivalent)
    Contract duration: Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’

    For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
    https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspx **

    How to apply:

    If you are interested, please apply through our system, the link to the vacancy is as per below:
    https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=16937

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    Switzerland: Recruitment Marketing Officer – Lausanne

     FULL TIME, Informatica, Sistemas, Internet, Marketing  Comments Off on Switzerland: Recruitment Marketing Officer – Lausanne
    Dec 142018
     

    Organization: Medair
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 13 Jan 2019

    Role & Responsibilities

    Manage Medair’s international recruitment marketing activities, attracting quality candidates for our internationally recruited staff (IRS) and GSO (Global Support Office) roles. Prepare high quality recruitment marketing communications to targeted markets, by ensuring the increasing reach of Medair promotion externally on key humanitarian, sector specific, professional and Christian websites, at relevant events, and within professional training institutions. Manage and develop recruitment contact networks from Medair alumni, public, church, and training networks as well as LinkedIn. Strong focus on building French-speaking candidate pool in Switzerland and internationally.

    Project Overview

    Medair GSO provides operational guidance for country programmes, along with both technical and compassionate support for our relief workers. Within our headquarters and affiliate offices, we are also responsible for promoting the work of Medair to the world, to raise and manage the funds needed to run our life-saving and sustaining programmes, and to recruit international and GSO staff.

    Workplace & Conditions

    Medair GSO, Lausanne, Switzerland.

    Swiss or eligible EU citizens, or those with a valid work permit for Switzerland, can apply.

    Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

    As soon as possible. Full time.

    Key Activity Areas

    Recruitment Communications & Networking

    · Coordinate sending vacancies to key publics in Medair’s main language groups (EN / FR / NL / DE).

    · Prepare inspiring and interesting content for email communications to differing audiences.

    · Manage the subscriber databases ensuring the right subscribers receive the right communications.

    · Search for key potential candidates in LinkedIn and Devex online databases as appropriate, preparing candidate lists for pre-selection for pro-active recruitment communications and follow-up.

    · Lead Medair recruitment networking by researching and contacting key church, training, professional group and partner organisations with a Swiss and International French bias.

    · In collaboration with GSO and Field HR officers, create brand-ready job announcements.

    · Promote Medair jobs on Medair website and on key external humanitarian / development / professional / Christian websites, in English and French.

    · Collaborate with team members to update and improve key information and content on the Medair recruitment website as well as the key external recruitment documents.

    · Support on key external website contracts and job postings packages.

    Recruitment Events

    · Lead, coordinate and prepare Medair attendance at relevant and targeted events.

    · Manage the logistics of each event, from start to finish (contacting organisers, building teams, preparing stand layout, ensuring professional follow-up with individuals and networks…).

    Social Media

    · Ensure Medair recruiting focused channels (LinkedIn, Twitter etc.) are regularly invested in with updates (videos, photos, stories) and inspirational and motivational recruitment content.

    Recruitment Resources

    · Help coordinating and preparing Medair recruitment related content resourcing in liaison with the communications teams and field communications officers.

    Recruitment Activity Analysis

    · Support the Recruitment Coordinator by preparing relevant monthly, quarterly and annual statistics (Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Campaign Monitor, Qlik based reporting).

    Recruitment Projects & Administration

    · Lead the implementation of international French focused recruitment activities.

    · Support the development of Medair recruitment projects, including the Alumni Network.

    · Recommend and integrate new recruitment activities into the ongoing recruitment strategy and plans.

    Affiliate Office Support

    · Develop sturdy recruitment support to affiliate offices as required, helping to research, target and implement relevant recruitment approaches.

    · Help providing answers to recruitment related queries from affiliates.

    · Follow-up regarding recommendations or affiliate communications related to specific applicants.

    · When appropriate, support affiliates at events in their region, especially for French-speaking audiences.

    Team Spiritual Life

    · Reflect the values of Medair with staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.

    · Work and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.

    · Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

    This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

    Qualifications

    · Business Administration / Communications qualification.

    · Strong working knowledge of English and French (spoken and written).

    Experience / Competencies

    · Two year’s minimum experience working in communications, marketing, or recruitment related fields.

    · Very good knowledge of Word and Excel. Powerpoint is an asset.

    · Ability to work well with database / internet tools.

    · Attention to detail, conscientious, trustworthy, effective and organized.

    · Sense of initiative and responsibility, strong ability to learn quickly.

    · Able to work independently and to lead projects autonomously and with other collaborators.

    · Capable of working in a multi-cultural environment.

    · Strong team player with a collaborative and servant spirit.

    How to apply:

    Before you apply

    Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

    a) Medair organisational values.

    b) Profiles sought and Benefits Package for Global Support Office Staff.

    Application Process

    a) go to our Current Vacancies page

    b) and apply for this vacancy (or another position that matches your profile).

    Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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    Switzerland: Reporting Associate (3 year Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Strategy)

     FULL TIME, Hoteles, Ingenieria Quimica, Servicio al Cliente  Comments Off on Switzerland: Reporting Associate (3 year Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Strategy)
    Dec 142018
     

    Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 19 Dec 2018

    Duty Station : Geneva HQ

    Duration : 01 January 2019 to 31 July 2019

    Contract Type : Individual Contractor (Local Recruitment)

    Fees : CHF 5,200 – CHF 6,100

    Closing date : 19 December 2018

    Applicant information: Please note that this is a Local recruitment vacancy (Geneva based) or within reasonable Commuting distance. The selected candidate will be subject to Swiss law- Relevant information can be found in the link below:-

    https://www.dfae.admin.ch/missions/mission-onu-geneve/en/home/manual-regime-privileges-and-immunities/introduction/Manuel-personnes-sans-privileges-et-immunites-carte-H/Non%20fonctionnaires%20et%20stagiaires.html

    BACKGROUND:

    The global compact on refugees envisages the development of a three-year strategy (2019 – 2021) ‘*to increase the pool of resettlement places, including countries not already participating in global resettlement efforts; as well as to consolidate emerging resettlement programmes, building on good practices and lessons learned from the Emerging Resettlement Countries Joint Support Mechanism (ERCM) and regional arrangements*.’ The final draft adds that the strategy will ‘also include complementary pathways for admission, with a view to increasing significantly their availability and predictability’.

    The strategy should promote a ‘whole-of-society’ approach and be a multi-stakeholder one that is anchored in an overall vision to expand resettlement and complementary pathways for refugees that are effective, strategic and complementary with a view to meet the increasing needs identified by UNHCR.

    UNHCR’s Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Service is leading the strategy development process which will be a multi-stakeholder and consultative one.

    OVERALL PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF ASSIGNMENT:**

    The contractor will give general assistance to the Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Service to support the Strategy Development process. Specific tasks that this is envisaged to encompass include the following:

    · Provide administrative support to the project team within the Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Service;

    · Organise a series of internal and external consultations, including by arranging venues, necessary equipment, assistance in the preparation of meeting documentation, including background papers and schedules;

    · Prepare and dispatch invitations to consultations to member States and other stakeholders;

    · Maintain and update a master list of stakeholders and their contacts, and track participation and prepare participants lists; Follow up with admin instructions and visa requirements if required;

    · Help to organize and provide logistical and administrative support to the Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement where the Strategy will be on the agenda;

    · Additional work may be assigned on an ad hoc basis by supervisor.

    MONITORING AND PROGRESS CONTROLS (REPORT REQUIREMENTS, PERIODICITY, FORMAT, DEADLINES):**

    Deadlines for individual tasks will be established with the supervisor. Monitoring will be ongoing.

    Definition of the Final Product (i.e. survey completed, data collected, workshop conducted, research documents produced, etc.

    · Internal and external consultations undertaken as part of the strategy development process;

    · List of stakeholders and participants for each meeting completed;

    · Meeting reports prepared as necessary.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

    Education:

    · Preferred: Bachelors’ degree or higher in one or more subjects related to refugee protection (international law, refugee law, international relations, refugee studies)

    Required Experience:**

    • At least one year of experience in a refugee context.

    LANGUAGE:

    · Excellent command of English

    · Good working knowledge of another UN language (preferably French) desirable

    How to apply:

    TO APPLY:**

    Qualified and interested applicants should submit the required documents listed below by e-mail to HQDIPVAC@unhcr.org referring in the subject title to – Reporting Associate (3 year Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Strategy) 21/RCPS/DIP/2018:

    · Letter of motivation, addressing each of the personal requirements in the vacancy notice;

    · Completed UN Personal History Form (P11) signed, including testimonials/degrees/certificates.

    • The UN personal History Form is mandatory;

    • P 11 forms are available on www.unhcr.org/recruit/p11new.doc

    • All application received without a P 11 will not be considered

    Geneva 10 December 2018

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    Switzerland: Senior Communications Officer, X Media Campaigning

     Creatividad, Diseño, Multimedia, FULL TIME, Marketing  Comments Off on Switzerland: Senior Communications Officer, X Media Campaigning
    Dec 142018
     

    Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 07 Jan 2019

    Background

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 191 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

    Do you want to help save lives and change minds as part the worlds largest humanitarian network? The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is a global membership organisation comprising National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world. Through 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and around 17 million volunteers, the IFRC network is present in virtually every community, reaching more than 160 million people every year with life-saving and life-changing support. The mission of the IFRC is to support National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to prevent and alleviate human suffering and promote human dignity around the world. We do this in line with our fundamental principles: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. Together, IFRC, National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) form the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. IFRC is served by a Secretariat based in Geneva, with regional and country offices throughout the world. The Secretariat’s headquarters is organized as three main business groups: Partnerships, Programmes and Operations; and Management Services. The Communications and Community Engagement Department is part of IFRCs Partnerships Division. The department comprises four teams including the X Media Campaigning team. Together, these teams advocate for local communities, vulnerable groups and people in need.

    Job Purpose

    You oversee the development, coordination and marketing of IFRC’s X media campaigns.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Implement IFRC’s global X media strategy

    • Lead on the development and implementation of global X media communication plans to achieve IFRC’s communications goals.
    • Conceptualize, supervise and coordinate the production of X media communication materials and assets to position IFRC as a global humanitarian leader and partner of choice.
    • Develop, execute and report on the impact of campaigns to promote IFRC’s advocacy and resource mobilisation priorities.
    • Develop, write, package and market content for IFRC’s X media platforms.
    • Identify channels, platforms and distribution chains for marketing X media content to audiences.
    • Coordinate and maintain a monitoring and analytics system to monitor and strengthen IFRC’s X media communications impact.

    Strengthen IFRC’s global communications approach

    • Partner with IFRC regions, countries and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to develop and execute X media campaigns.
    • Develop and maintain a strong network of X media professionals within IFRC, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the humanitarian sector.
    • Support the development and growth of platforms for IFRC and members to share multimedia assets, ideas, expertise and resources.

    Respond to communications opportunities and risks

    • Identify reputational risks and opportunities and provide advice on responding to new developments and issues.
    • Contribute to an effective, high performing IFRC team
    • Be flexible in your work definition according to the needs and priorities and improve team efficiencies and effectiveness within available resources.
    • Be a pro-active team member by anticipating needs and fostering a workplace culture that models proactivity, continuous improvement, innovation, high performance and value for money.
    • Foster a co-creative environment with colleagues in Geneva, regions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and an open and cooperative relationship with external actors.
    • Be prepared to ensure business continuity over irregular hours where needed.

    Education

    Required:

    • Degree in journalism, communications, marketing or related field Experience

    Required:

    • 7+ years in communications, advocacy or campaigning including social media strategy
    • A demonstrated track record in digital campaigning strategy

    Preferred:

    • 5+ years working in the international humanitarian or development sector or a related field

    Knowledge, skills and languages

    Required:

    • A track record planning and executing compelling cause-related campaigns
    • Ability to manage and coordinate in diverse cultural settings
    • Social and digital media strategy skills
    • Strong partner engagement skills including ability to rapidly build and extend professional networks
    • Analytical and strategic thinking
    • Outstanding written, oral and representational communication skills

    • Fluent spoken and written English

      Preferred:

    • Training, coaching and skills development skills

    • Multimedia production, AV and design skills

    • Strong command of a second IFRC language Competencies and values

    Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability

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

    How to apply:

    Please submit your application to IFRCjobs

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    Switzerland: DTM Data Scientist (Quality Control) Intern – Paid Internship (2 Positions)

     Administracion, FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: DTM Data Scientist (Quality Control) Intern – Paid Internship (2 Positions)
    Dec 142018
     

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

    I. Organizational Context and Scope

    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.

    The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has been IOM’s main operational tool for tracking and monitoring the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations since 2004. It has been systematically deployed in medium to large-scale humanitarian response operations in the last four years, including in all Level 3 emergencies. As of the end of 2015, DTM was active in 22 countries, tracking and monitoring over 14 million IDPs.

    The DTM Support Team, based in headquarters, assembles expertise in operations and coordination, methodology and concept development, mapping and Geographic Information Systems, statistical analysis, database and application system development, and data and information management. The support team has been critical in providing remote and onsite support to DTM field implementation. The team provides a full range of support from the initial development and setup to continuous support on operations, staff deployment, data management, mapping, database systems, and development of information products. At the global level, the team is also striving to enhance the DTM by working on a multitude of initiatives exploring further integration of innovative technologies, improving capacity building components, and designing more streamlined processes.

    Under the overall supervision of the Global DTM Coordinator and direct supervision of the Senior DTM Coordination Manager, the incumbent will be responsible and accountable for providing support to the activities and services provided by DTM support team in headquarters for DTM implementation in the field worldwide, in particular to support development and implementation of supplementary and interoperable systems for quality assurance and further improvement of global DTM data and analysis.

    II. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include the following tasks:

    1. Support in ensuring timely and accurate collection and databased storage. This includes hands on coding ensuring data collected is proofed to source, handling daily exceptions (changes to source data, process errors, verifying suspect data), applying industry standard methodologies, and tracking to operational metrics.

    2. Support in analyzing new assignments, developing scripts and tests to validate data, handling change requests and providing quick and efficient solutions to data sourcing issues.

    3. Support in building requirements, metadata, backup procedures, and process documentation, and overall management of dataset addition process.

    4. Works with various parts of the global DTM Support team to ensure that content is delivered on-time, regardless of system issues, and that the format and structure supports the operational requirements.

    5. Support in following up on exceptions and outliers associated with specific datasets. This may include via industry contacts, 3rd party verification, additional research, and modelling or related analyses.

    6. Support to formulate and maintain KPI for data quality, time management, and cost monitoring associated to be used across various parts of the global DTM Support team.

    7. Support on development of data queries for internal use as require, as well as one-time data pulls from database as requested.

    8. Ensure that the implementation of the information management systems and application adhere to IOM Data Protection Policy and Information Technology and Communication (ITC) Policies and Standards, including on system and data security.

    9. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    III. Competencies

    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies

    Behavioural

    Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility; ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team and with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds under tight deadlines; displays awareness of relevant technological solutions. Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services.

    Technical

    • Good data visualization skills on HTML5 or JavaScript environments, AngularJS, NodeJS, or D3 is a plus.

    · Strong SQL developer skills. Proficiency in Python 3 (preferable) or any other multi-purpose programming language.

    · Capability to transform ideas into algorithms and programming code/apps.

    · Excitement and interest in for spatio-temporal data and their relation with Big Data technologies, with an eagerness to jump in on day one.

    IV. Education and Experience

    Pursuing degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Analytics or related field; with relevant professional experience.

    · Experience in compiling, collecting, and analyzing data from different sources, structured and unstructured. Experience with Natural Language Processing and Sentiment Analysis is a plus.

    V. Language

    Required: Fluent in English

    Advantageous: Knowledge of additional UN language

    How to apply:

    For application details kindly follow this link: https://displacement.iom.int/vacancies/dtm-data-scientist-quality-control-intern-paid-internship-2-positions

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    Applicants to the IOM internship programme must, at the time of application, meet one of the following requirements:

    a) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

    b) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or

    c) Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within one year of graduation.

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    Switzerland: DTM Database Development Intern – Paid Internship

     Administracion, FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: DTM Database Development Intern – Paid Internship
    Dec 142018
     

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

    I. Organizational Context and Scope

    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.

    The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has been IOM’s main operational tool for tracking and monitoring the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations since 2004. It has been systematically deployed in medium to large-scale humanitarian response operations in the last four years, including in all Level 3 emergencies. As of the end of 2015, DTM was active in 22 countries, tracking and monitoring over 14 million IDPs.

    The DTM Support Team, based in headquarters, assembles expertise in operations and coordination, methodology and concept development, mapping and Geographic Information Systems, statistical analysis, database and application system development, and data and information management. The support team has been critical in providing remote and onsite support to DTM field implementation. The team provides a full range of support from the initial development and setup to continuous support on operations, staff deployment, data management, mapping, database systems, and development of information products. At the global level, the team is also striving to enhance the DTM by working on a multitude of initiatives exploring further integration of innovative technologies, improving capacity building components, and designing more streamlined processes.

    Under the overall supervision of the Global DTM Coordinator and direct supervision of the Senior DTM Coordination Manager, the incumbent will be responsible and accountable for providing support to the activities and services provided by DTM support team in headquarters for DTM implementation in the field worldwide, in particular to support further development and implementation of DTM global Central Data Warehouse (CDW) and other database and database management solutions.

    II. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include the following tasks:

    1. Support developing, testing and deployment of databases, software and other technology solutions (including. mobile applications) and compilation of business requirements, technical specifications, user and technical documentation and standards for DTM related applications.

    2. Support to ensure timely and efficient collection and analysis of DTM data through the provision of appropriate database tools and products.

    3. Support the further development, implementation and maintenance of global DTM central data warehouse and ensure effective and efficient dataflow from CDW to other system solutions, including GIS platforms and web application systems.

    4. Support in providing technical input and works from the database standpoint to the use of geographic data and administrative divisions in DTM database application systems

    5. Support and provide technical data and database management related recommendations into other DTM ongoing information management initiatives and partnerships.

    6. Technical support in the data collection processes, query, analysis and the overall data management activities to ensure the common data standards and structures are applied and data are managed properly throughout the data management cycle.

    7. Support development, deployment, maintenance, and management of various IOM database solutions and application systems as required.

    8. Support in documentation of relevant database systems and solutions being developed. This includes design documents, standard operating procedures, dataflows, and relevant training materials.

    9. Ensure that the implementation of the information management systems and application adhere to IOM Data Protection Policy and Information Technology and Communication (ITC) Policies and Standards, including on system and data security.

    10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    III. Competencies

    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies

    Behavioural

    Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility; ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team and with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds under tight deadlines; displays awareness of relevant technological solutions. Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services.

    Technical

    · Experience in programming using two or more of the following tools: MS SQL, MS Access, .NET framework (C#, VB.NET, C, etc.), Java, Javascript, Python.

    · Skills and experience in user interface development (GUI) including graphic design skills.

    · Skills and experience in mobile application development (Android studio, Xamarin, or other solutions).

    · Knowledge of ArcGIS and Arc Map is an advantage;

    · MCP certification in software development is an advantage.

    IV. Education and Experience

    a) University degree in information systems, computer science or a related field with concentration in database and application development;

    b) Experience in Database Information Systems development (SQL or Oracle).

    V. Languages

    Required: Fluent in English

    Advantageous: Knowledge of additional UN language

    How to apply:

    For application details kindly follow this link:https://displacement.iom.int/vacancies/dtm-database-development-intern-paid-internship

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    Applicants to the IOM internship programme must, at the time of application, meet one of the following requirements:

    a) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

    b) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or

    c) Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within one year of graduation.

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    Switzerland: DTM Big Data System Intern – Paid Internship

     Administracion, FULL TIME, Hoteles, Informatica, Informatica, Sistemas, Internet  Comments Off on Switzerland: DTM Big Data System Intern – Paid Internship
    Dec 142018
     

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

    I. Organizational Context and Scope

    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.

    The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has been IOM’s main operational tool for tracking and monitoring the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations since 2004. It has been systematically deployed in medium to large-scale humanitarian response operations in the last four years, including in all Level 3 emergencies. As of the end of 2015, DTM was active in 22 countries, tracking and monitoring over 14 million IDPs.

    The DTM Support Team, based in headquarters, assembles expertise in operations and coordination, methodology and concept development, mapping and Geographic Information Systems, statistical analysis, database and application system development, and data and information management. The support team has been critical in providing remote and onsite support to DTM field implementation. The team provides a full range of support from the initial development and setup to continuous support on operations, staff deployment, data management, mapping, database systems, and development of information products. At the global level, the team is also striving to enhance the DTM by working on a multitude of initiatives exploring further integration of innovative technologies, improving capacity building components, and designing more streamlined processes.

    Under the overall supervision of the Global DTM Coordinator and direct supervision of the Senior DTM Coordination Manager, the incumbent will be responsible and accountable for providing support to the activities and services provided by DTM support team in headquarters for DTM implementation in the field worldwide, in particular to support the development and implementation of global system components for DTM big data processing and analysis.

    II. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include the following tasks:

    1. Research, evaluate and recommend database and application system solutions and suggest best use case scenarios for big data processing and analysis.

    2. Research, evaluate and make recommendations on best practices regarding data management, data architecture and data design to ensure effective and efficient processes and quality of output in relation to big data processing and analysis.

    3. Work closely with development teams in designing and validating solutions for the suitable applications and their integration into the overall DTM global systems and platforms.

    4. Work closely with relevant technical teams to set up workplan, standards, and road maps in relation to big data information system integration and implementation.

    5. Evaluate and recommend management/monitoring tools for the recommended system solutions and regularly perform database health monitoring and diagnostics.

    6. In coordination with ICT unit, support in maintaining system performance and reliability as well as developing required effective and efficient backup and recovery procedures

    7. Ensure that the implementation of the information management systems and application adhere to IOM Data Protection Policy and Information Technology and Communication (ITC) Policies and Standards, including on system and data security.

    8. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    III. Competencies

    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies

    Behavioural

    Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility; ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team and with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds under tight deadlines; displays awareness of relevant technological solutions. Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services.

    Technical

    • Hands-on experience with Hadoop architectures (incl. YARN, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, HBase. Oozie, Spark)
    • Thorough understanding of the capabilities of Apache Hadoop distributions such as e.g. IBM, Hortonworks, Cloudera, or MapR and their integration options with traditional data warehousing and BI tools (such as e.g. Teradata, IBM DB2 / Netezza / DataStage / Cognos, Informatica, Ab Initio)
    • Understanding of Advanced Analytics technologies & solutions (incl. SPSS, SAS, R, Tableau, PowerBI, Qlikview)
    • Knowledge in in-depth knowledge of the technology for Big Data & Analytics- including the Hadoop Ecosystem, NoSQL approaches Advanced Analytics, Cognitive Computing and Cloud Data Management
    • Experience on HDFS, and the management, compilation and In-Database ETL operations of data coming structured and unstructured data..

    IV. Education and Experience

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) from an accredited academic institution, relevant professional experience an advantage.
    • Experience in the data warehousing and BI space (incl. SQL / Data Modelling, Data Integration, Data Governance)
    • Experience across systems integration, information management business analytics and architecture
    • Experience in data warehouse environment and knowledge of existing and emerging data integration approaches
    • Experience in data architecture – experience of designing and developing logical data models

    V. Language

    Required: Fluent in English

    Advantageous: Knowledge of additional UN language

    How to apply:

    For application details kindly follow this link:https://displacement.iom.int/vacancies/dtm-big-data-system-intern-paid-internship-3

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

    Applicants to the IOM internship programme must, at the time of application, meet one of the following requirements:

    a) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

    b) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or

    c) Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within one year of graduation.

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    Switzerland: DTM Web Development Intern – Paid Internship

     Administracion, FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: DTM Web Development Intern – Paid Internship
    Dec 142018
     

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

    I. Organizational Context and Scope

    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.

    The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has been IOM’s main operational tool for tracking and monitoring the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations since 2004. It has been systematically deployed in medium to large-scale humanitarian response operations in the last four years, including in all Level 3 emergencies. As of the end of 2015, DTM was active in 22 countries, tracking and monitoring over 14 million IDPs.

    The DTM Support Team, based in headquarters, assembles expertise in operations and coordination, methodology and concept development, mapping and Geographic Information Systems, statistical analysis, database and application system development, and data and information management. The support team has been critical in providing remote and onsite support to DTM field implementation. The team provides a full range of support from the initial development and setup to continuous support on operations, staff deployment, data management, mapping, database systems, and development of information products. At the global level, the team is also striving to enhance the DTM by working on a multitude of initiatives exploring further integration of innovative technologies, improving capacity building components, and designing more streamlined processes.

    Under the overall supervision of the Global DTM Coordinator and direct supervision of the Senior DTM Coordination Manager, the incumbent will be responsible and accountable for providing support to the activities and services provided by DTM support team in headquarters for DTM implementation in the field worldwide, in particular to support further development and implementation of DTM global web application platforms and information systems.

    II. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include the following tasks:

    1. Design and implement scalable system for report indexing and full text searching capabilities on DTM websites and other application systems as needed.

    2. Integrate indexing framework with existing web applications through the use of REST API and any other required system interface as per the overall system design.

    3. Support in documentation of corresponding workflow and process related to system development, deployment, and implementation.

    4. Assist with the design, development, and maintenance of the global DTM websites and platforms.

    5. Support and liaise with relevant DTM staff in the field to identify and design corresponding user interface requirements, workflows, and functionalities in relation to further development of DTM web application systems. This includes assisting in creating wireframes, storyboards and prototypes to propose options for implementation as required.

    6. Support in other data and database management related tasks as required.

    7. Provide technical support to DTM field implementation in identification of relevant solutions and requirements to web-based application needs in the field.

    8. Ensure that the implementation of the information management systems and application adhere to IOM Data Protection Policy and Information Technology and Communication (ITC) Policies and Standards, including on system and data security.

    9. Perform such duties as may be assigned.

    III. Competencies

    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies

    Behavioural

    Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility; ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team and with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds under tight deadlines; displays awareness of relevant technological solutions. Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services.

    Technical

    · Expert knowledge of C#, ASP .NET framework, Java, PHP and C#

    · Strong expertise and experience in Apache Lucene, Solr and any other rich document indexing and full text searching frameworks

    · Expertise in Content management system(CMS) mainly Drupal, WordPress and other related platforms

    · Experience in NoSQL database implementation

    · Knowledge of front end development frameworks like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, jQuery, AngularJS, NodeJs, is a plus.

    IV. Education and Experience

    · University degree in computer science or related field

    · A deep understanding and experience in rich document indexing and advanced full text search implementation

    V. Languages

    Required: English

    Advantageous: Knowledge of additional UN language

    How to apply:

    For application details kindly follow this link: https://displacement.iom.int/vacancies/dtm-web-development-paid-internship-geneva

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

    Applicants to the IOM internship programme must, at the time of application, meet one of the following requirements:

    a) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

    b) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or

    c) Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within one year of graduation.

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    Switzerland: Shelter/NFI and Logistics Consultant

     Contabilidad, Finanzas, FULL TIME, Hoteles, SHIFT  Comments Off on Switzerland: Shelter/NFI and Logistics Consultant
    Dec 142018
     

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

    I. Organizational Context and Scope

    IOM has played a major role in humanitarian shelter operations for many decades. IOM’s unique position as an intergovernmental organization allows it to work at scale in both natural disasters and conflict / complex contexts. In this capacity IOM works in both operations and coordination, and plays a strong role working with partners in support of national authorities.

    In 2017, IOM’s Shelter programs reached approximately 5.2 million people affected by various types of disasters in 49 countries; NFIs were distributed to over 950,000 households (HH), 26,808 HH received cash-based assistance, 45,330 shelters were repaired along with 53,400 newly built shelters and nearly 11,231 individuals received shelter trainings. Additionally, IOM had a significant coordination role in 25 shelter country coordination mechanisms and takes an active role in the global shelter cluster and the shelter sector. IOM has also been involved in the Logistics Cluster actively.

    Under the overall supervision of the Shelter and Settlements Specialist and the direct supervision of the Senior Shelter and Settlements Officer, the incumbent will focus on supporting the Shelter and Settlements team, IOM operations worldwide and other partners working in the logistics sector as well as shelter and settlements sector by helping through the duties and responsibilities detailed below.

    II. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    1. Support IOM Global Stocks Project; identification, planning, setting up and implementation of an IOM Global Warehouse facility, including prepositioning NFI (Non-Food Item) stockpile, to provide sufficient capacity to support response needs.

    2. Network and liaise where appropriate with IOM’s field colleagues, donors, Global Logistics Cluster and partner agencies to leverage common NFI pipeline service opportunities and on relevant shelter/logistics issues, tools and initiatives.

    3. Design and implement an online request tracking system for common NFI pipelines and IOM’s Global Stocks for emergency in coordination with relevant units.

    4. Work on specifications of core shelter materials and NFIs in close collaboration with IOM GPSU (Global Procurement and Support Unit).

    5. Update/Maintain the logistics catalogue in IOM’s Emergency Manual.

    6. Draft project/programme proposals according to IOM and donor formats, as well as policies and tools for IOM shelter and logistics programme staff in field offices.

    7. Develop best practices and lessons learned and define platforms for the comparison of experiences and contributions to policy, innovation, and strategic thinking.

    8. Assist the shelter team in the HQ in the development of strategies and resources, including database maintenance and information management.

    9. Support the capturing, storing and sharing of humanitarian knowledge; analyse information received from IOM’s field offices.

    10. Generate a number of relevant documents for IOM’s field offices, Shelter Cluster and Logistics Cluster stakeholders.

    11. Support in the content development and final graphical production of tools, documents and if required audiovisual presentations relating to Logistics, Shelter and Settlements in IOM operations.

    12. Deploy to the field in support to operations or for workshops.

    13. Perform such duties as may be assigned.

    III. Required Qualifications and Experience

    Education

    · Master’s degree in Logistics/Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Architecture, Law, Development Studies, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or

    · University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience.

    Experience

    • At least 3 years work experience in logistics related field; practical commercial/humanitarian experience in one of the logistics and ancillary sectors, construction, material control, transport and distribution management; experience in NFI distribution projects is an advantage.
    • Computer literacy, especially database tools;
    • Strong organizational skills;
    • Ability to timely understand the Organization’s structure and portfolios;
    • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds;
    • Proven ability to produce quality work accurately and concisely according to set deadlines;

    · Practical experience of how to multi-task, prioritize and work independently.

    IV. Languages

    Required: Fluency in English required.

    Advantageous: Working knowledge of French.

    V. Competencies

    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

    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

    · 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.

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates must submit updated CV and cover letter (in PDF format in one file only with name and surname) to ShelterRecruitment@iom.int adding Shelter/NFI and Logistics Consultant in the subject line, no later than Friday, December 21. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

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    Switzerland: Project Coordinator, Sub-Saharan Africa Division (100%)

     FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Switzerland: Project Coordinator, Sub-Saharan Africa Division (100%)
    Dec 112018
     

    Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 19 Dec 2018

    The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) seeks a Project Coordinator with security sector reform and governance experience as well as excellent project management skills to join the Sub-Saharan Africa team. This is a senior professional position for someone with at least 7 years work experience at an international level advising on or contributing to governance programmes in the context of developing or transitional states. The Project Coordinator will be based in Geneva, Switzerland, with frequent travel to Sub-Saharan Africa. The incumbent will have a comprehensive understanding of security sector reform and governance and is expected to make a substantive contribution to the DCAF programmes in support of the SSR processes in Sub-Saharan Africa, including support to state actors, civilian oversight bodies (parliament, civil society organizations, media), and legal reform.

    Primary responsibilities:

    • Coordinate the implementation of DCAF’s programmes in selected Sub-Saharan countries or regions.

    • Provide technical, strategic and policy advice to national stakeholders, and substantive input into at least two components of the programme.

    • Liaise and coordinate with relevant national and international stakeholders, including executive and legislative authorities, defense and security institutions, community leaders, civil society, media, EU, ECOWAS and other regional bodies, and the United Nations Country Team.

    • Supervise, monitor and evaluate project implementation, including data collection, internal or independent evaluations, course correction or iteration.

    • Monitor, measure and provide written reports of political developments and programme results in the project countries/regions.

    • Oversee execution of the approved budgets.

    • Independently plan, develop, coordinate and deliver capacity building for security institutions and oversight actors (ministries, parliament, human rights commissions, ombuds institutions, media, civil society organisations, universities, and any other relevant oversight stakeholder).

    • Explore new initiatives and develop donor relations.

    • Contribute to the Divisions strategic planning process.

    Candidates should meet the following criteria:

    • A minimum of seven years of professional experience working on governance projects in the context of states undergoing transition or democratic reform, preferably in sub-Saharan Africa.

    • Demonstrated experience working closely with legislatures, the executive, civil society and security institutions.

    • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise on SSR/G, including the provision of strategic steering advice to reform processes.

    • Experience delivering and facilitating workshops, seminars, consultations and capacity building activities.

    • Demonstrated experience in project planning and design, drafting proposals and related documents, budget management, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and donor reporting.

    • Experience liaising with donors, embassies, and international organisations in the field and headquarters.

    • Excellent communications skills, and a perfect command of written and spoken English and French.

    • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience mentoring staff.

    • Excellent organisation skills with strong attention to detail.

    • Advanced university degree (or equivalent) in international relations, peace, or security studies.

    • Familiarity with the UN, AU, ECOWAS, and other intergovernmental and/or regional organisations.

    • Availability and willingness to travel frequently to Africa, in particular West Africa.

    Position location: Geneva, Switzerland, with frequent travel to Africa and in particular to West Africa.

    Deadline for applications is 18 December 2018

    The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is dedicated to making states and people safer. Good security sector governance, based on the rule of law and respect for human rights, is the very basis of development and security. DCAF assists partner states in developing laws, institutions, policies and practices to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms based on international norms and good practices. Headquartered in Geneva, DCAF has a global portfolio and employs over 170 highly qualified international staff with operational activities in over 70 countries. DCAF is internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading centres of excellence for security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR).

    DCAF is committed to a diverse workplace free of discrimination. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For further information on DCAF, please visit our website: www.dcaf.ch.

    How to apply:

    Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to e-mail their CV with a cover letter explaining their interest and suitability for the position to the address below. Due to the high number of applications, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Administrative Assistant, Sub-Saharan Africa Division

    DCAF Geneva

    africa.programme@dcaf.ch

    Ref: PC Sub-Saharan Africa Division

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