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Switzerland: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

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Jan 182018
 

Organization: Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 02 Feb 2018

Organization:

FIND is an international non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, dedicated to R&D activities to expand and accelerate access to new diagnostic technologies, and to build global capacity for diagnostic testing for poverty-related diseases in low- and middle-income countries. FIND’s vision is a world where diagnosis guides the way to health for all people. The FIND team is devoted to driving the development, clinical trialing, and early implementation of innovative diagnostic solutions that can have a high impact on patient care and disease control in low-resource settings. The position will contribute to a growing performance measurement practice at FIND.

Overall Objectives:

The M&E Officer will have responsibility for all aspects of monitoring and evaluating FIND activities that are implemented by a diverse group of partner organizations.

The M&E Officer must be able to monitor progress of individual projects and assess the performance of programs comprised of multiple projects. In addition, he/she must be able to aggregate organization-wide data to monitor FIND’s progress against its own overall log frame and evaluate FIND performance overall. This work involves designing and managing studies that are either implemented by FIND staff or more commonly contracted to national and international consultants/partners. The position must also be able to provide strategic input into shaping organizational indicators for a full five year organization-wide strategy, and be able to develop and implement an M&E framework and log frames for the same.

He/she will report to the Director of Operations

Specific Responsibilities:

· Develop and refine log frames for projects that map to FIND organizational wide log frames and reporting needs, as well as project requirements

· Implement existing tools for data collection, storage, analysis and reporting, and develop new tools if needed for specific projects.

· Conduct data analysis to inform project management and contribute towards reporting of project data for internal and external purposes

· Be the focal person for routine data collection for projects and ensure this is carried out in a timely manner and in accordance with donors and FIND reporting requirements

· Write reports and analyse findings required for contributions and reporting

· Contribute toward programmatic, donor and organizational reports (requires report writing, analysis of findings etc.) in coordination with the relevant FIND staff member (either Head of Programme or Director of Operations).

· In addition, provide recommendations on planning and risk management at the project, programme and organizational levels.

· Develop close working relationships with all project participants and stakeholders; establish and maintain good working relations with the relevant partners, as well as other higher-level stakeholder groups.

· The M&E Officer will work closely with Programme teams to assess site/field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data.

Education and skill requirements/Desired qualifications and experience:

· Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Science, Statistics, Development or other

· related field is required

· 5 to 7 years of Monitoring and Evaluation experience (essential knowledge of Monitoring & Evaluation principles)

· Data analysis skills using Excel and/or statistical packages

· Project Management experience

· Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others especially in low income countries.

· Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Bilingual in English and capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in English

· Experience in working in the not-for-profit public health sector P

How to apply:

To apply:

Please mail a motivation letter and a detailed resume to hr@finddx.org.

Deadline to send your application: 2 February 2018

But don’t wait until the deadline! We will start screening right away and if we find the right person, we will stop searching.)

Please note that only applicants meeting the profile requirements will be personally contacted. Applications sent by recruitment agencies will not be considered.

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Switzerland: Gender-Based Violence Information Management Specialist

 Diseño Grafico, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Switzerland: Gender-Based Violence Information Management Specialist
Jan 112018
 

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 24 Jan 2018

ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING

The Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Information Management (IM) Consultant works as part of the GBV Area of Responsibility (AoR) Coordination Team within the GBV AoR based in Geneva. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), as a core member of the GBV AoR, has committed to support the strengthening of the information management capacity of the AoR. To that purpose the GBV AoR and IOM are seeking a GBV IM Specialist to act as the technical focal point for all GBV-related information management initiatives. In this role she/he will represent the GBV AoR within the major inter-agency groups and provide direct remote/in person technical support to GBV Sub-Cluster Coordinators and GBV Information Management Officers (IMOs) in the field.

JOB PURPOSE

The GBV IM Consultant will participate in all relevant GBV-related data initiatives and provide direct technical support to GBV colleagues in the field in collecting, analyzing, sharing, disseminating and using GBV-related data. She/he will represent the GBV AoR in inter-agency groups such as the Information Management Working Group (IMWG), the Protection Information Management (PIM)/Analysis Task Team, liaise with the GBVIMS InterAgency Group and other relevant groups as well as closely work with other clusters such as the Global Protection Cluster and the CP AoR, the CCCM and the Health Cluster, among others. Moreover, she/he will be responsible for ensuring that GBV risk indicators are collected and used in different tools such as the DTM to develop and rollout GBV AoR IM products and toolkits as well as develop best practice guidance for colleagues.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Specifically, the GBV IM Specialist is expected to:

  1. Substantively contribute to internal and external guidance and policy documents to ensure appropriate reflection of the GBV AoR’s work to address GBV in humanitarian contexts and to promote common messaging around the global response to GBV;
  2. Maintain awareness and promote the use of innovative GBV IM products, systems and methodology;
  3. Provide off- and on-site support to GBV Sub-Cluster Coordinators and GBV IMOs to develop and strengthen their GBV IM products, systems and processes through guidance and capacity development;
  4. Continue to rollout the GBV AoR IM Toolkit and continue collaboration with the GPC, CP AoR and other relevant actors to complete the finalization of a global protection IM Toolkit through consultation with colleagues at global and field level;
  5. Regularly update a repository of country information; collect best practices from countries;
  6. Nurture and further develop ongoing partnerships with CCCM/IOM to further integrate and analyze GBV risk indicators in the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM); mainstream GBV prevention and risk mitigation into CCCM and shelter; REACH partnership; etc.; whilst also providing aggregate GBV data to relevant partners for analysis.

  7. Contribute to improved use of DTM data, in particular DTM data, through researching existing analysis and reporting templates used at global and field level for DTM GBV information, and recommend analysis methodologies, templates and reporting tools based on best practices and identified opportunities.

  8. Strengthen linkages between the GBV AoR and the GBVIMS initiative, including the promotion and dissemination of tools, resources and best practices;

  9. Provide briefing and induction to GBV IM and GBV SC Coordinators surge deployees to ensure coherent, safe, and ethical GBV data management;

  10. Support the GBV Coordinators during the HNO HRP process by responding to IM questions and concerns, developing new indicators for the OCHA registry, and provide an annual guidance note for the GBV Sub-Clusters based on any changes in the requirements.

  11. Monitor emergency activations, staff deployment data and keep sub-cluster coordinator lists updated and utilise as a resource for GBV AoR information products.

  12. Coordinate IM support and follow-up with REGA deployments.

  13. Other tasks as assigned by the GBV AoR Global Coordinator or her designate.

Required Competencies:

i) Values: Exemplifying integrity; demonstrating commitment to the GBV AoR and the UN system; embracing cultural diversity; embracing change.

ii) Core Competencies: Achieving results; being accountable; developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen; thinking analytically and strategically, working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships; communicating for impact.

QUALIFICATIONS:

● Advanced University Degree or equivalent in gender studies, social anthropology, law and women’s rights, sociology, cultural studies, public health, demography, socio-economics, or other related field.

● 5 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the area of Gender-Based Violence gender equality, women’s empowerment, protection, and/or human rights of which 2 years at the international level in humanitarian context(s).

● Professional experience in IM and GBV for the humanitarian sector, including development of IM products, tools and processes.

● Effectively uses quantitative and qualitative analysis as well as visualization methods, software and ability to produce and disseminate regular IM products tailored to appropriate audiences.

● Familiarity with Excel, desktop publishing software and basic web management.

● Knowledge of the UN system, the Cluster Approach and the Transformative Agenda.

● Demonstrated understanding of the survivor-centered approach to GBV programming, particularly in the context of information management (i.e. GBVIMS training).

● Strong track record of programme monitoring and evaluation.

● Demonstrated skills in communication, and training and mentoring to GBV and non-GBV specialists in GBV IM standards and principles.

● Strong interest and motivation for inter-agency coordination.

● Fluency in English. Good working knowledge of French and/or Arabic is strongly encouraged.

How to apply:

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send a Cover letter and CV with “GBV Information Management Specialist” in the subject line to gagaz@unfpa.org and camado@iom.int by January 24, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Switzerland: Intern – UNHCR Emergency Preparedness Section

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Jan 062018
 

Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 14 Jan 2018

1. General Background

As part of the Division of Emergency, Security and Supply (DESS), the Emergency Preparedness Section is established to mainstream emergency preparedness throughout operations and at headquarters.

This internship offers a unique opportunity to work in the emergency team of UNHCR, in close contact with UNHCR Emergency Stand-by teams who are constantly deployed to emergency operations and to participate in global early warning as well as in depth analysis linked to risk of future situations of concern to UNHCR.

We seek a dynamic and driven individual with a strong interest in refugee issues, conflict and strong skills in political and conflict analysis for an unpaid internship of 6 months.

2. Purpose and Scope of Assignment

The intern will provide support to the Emergency Preparedness Team in:

1) Weekly horizon scanning and production of updates and analytic papers on early warning situations

2) Update and support the management of the High Alert List for Emergency Preparedness (HALEP)

3) Finalize the Preparedness Package for Refugee Emergencies (PPRE) currently under review.

4) Participate in meetings related to emergency preparedness and response

5) Support emergency task forces if required

6) Support the team in performing other tasks as required

4. Qualifications and Experience

a. Education (Level and area of required and/or preferred education)

  • Any of the following university degrees (preferably at master’s level): International Relations, International Politics, Development Studies, Emergency practice, Strategic studies, International Humanitarian Law or related. Specific studies/experience in political and conflict analysis an advantage.

b. Work Experience

  • Any relevant experience an advantage

  • Experience in research and drafting short, concise and specific reports – required

c. Key Competencies

  • English language proficient is required. Proficiency in other UN languages is considered an advantage.

  • Demonstrated writing skills in English. Writing must be of a very high standard.

  • Expert knowledge of the use of excel, word and able and willing to quickly learn to use new software are required

  • Knowledge of computer programming languages (html, css, sql, js) are an advantage.

Conditions:

The intern is expected to begin as of the 1st of February 2018 and be available for at least three months, although preference is for a longer internship (6 months).

The role is full time (40 hours per week) with 8 working hours per day Monday to Friday.

Please note that the terms of internship as defined by UNHCR practice, preclude payment of any kind.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit their letter of motivation (max 1 page), Personal History Form (P11), including testimonials/degrees/certificates to HQESHALEP@unhcr.org indicating “Emergency Preparedness Internship” in the subject of the email.

Only complete applications will be considered and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

P11 forms are available on www.unhcr.org/recruit/p11new.doc

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Switzerland: RESEARCH REPORTING OFFICER IN GENEVA

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Jan 062018
 

Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 02 Feb 2018

IMPACT / REACH

IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian think tank, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative, which was created in 2010 to facilitate the development of information tools and products that enhance the capacity of aid actors to make evidence-based decisions in emergency, recovery and development contexts. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in research design; data collection, management and analysis; GIS and remote-sensing. For more information visit: www.impact-initiatives.org and www.reach-initiative.org.

**
We are currently looking for a Research Reporting Officer to support the IMPACT Initiatives team in Geneva.**

Department: Research

Position: Research Reporting Officer

Supervisor: Senior Research Reporting Officer

Contract: Open ended

Start date: ASAP

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Overview

The Research Reporting Officer will be part of the IMPACT Research department, under the supervision of the Senior Research Reporting Officer. The Research Reporting Officer will be responsible for reviewing, editing and finalizing information products such as reports, situation overviews and fact sheets.

Tasks

This includes:

  • Verify and support the validation of all IMPACT / REACH research products.
  • Review products to ensure results are reported accurately, consistently and in line with research terms of reference and data collection tools, in close liaison with country team and HQ as appropriate.
  • Review products to ensure that narratives are coherent and clearly outlined; that research questions are addressed; and key indicators adequately visualized.
  • Provide constructive, clear and concise feedback to product drafters.
  • When requested, directly draft written outputs (reports, factsheets, profiles etc.) based on data collected from field teams.
  • When requested, conduct reviews of secondary data to complement, verify and triangulate primary data.
  • Ensuring that the output production stages in all research cycles, both at global and country level, comply with IMPACT / REACH procedures and guidelines
  • Tracking IMPACT/REACH research cycles progress and schedules in liaison with other IMPACT/REACH HQ departments and country offices
  • Report internally on updates about research cycles and related information products, on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Liaise with Grant Management and Communication focal points for project and communication follow ups
  • Provide additional information and support as and when required.

Requirements

Required

  • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master degree in relevant discipline (International Relations, Political Sciences, Social Research, Economics, Anthropology, Assessment, or similar)
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting in English
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, good working knowledge in Excel and basic knowledge in InDesign
  • Demonstrated quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills
  • Good understanding of data visualization best practices.
  • Familiarity with the humanitarian aid system
  • Attention to detail and commitment to producing high quality work
  • Openness to feedback and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and work in a fast paced, results oriented working environment.
  • Ability to work independently, with initiative, and strong capacity to work in intercultural team

Desired

  • Experience in assessments, monitoring & evaluations, especially in field research settings in an international context
  • Working knowledge with Adobe Software package (Illustrator, Tableau, InDesign).
  • Fluency in French.
  • Knowledge of other research and analysis related software such as R, SPSS, STATA, NVIVO, Atlas-ti, etc.

How to apply:

Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to jobs@impact-initiatives.org

Ref: 17/GEN/RESEARCH REPORTING OFFICER

Please indicate the reference in the subject line of your email

For more information, visit us at http://www.impact-initiatives.org

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Switzerland: Grants Manager, Capacity Building

 FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: Grants Manager, Capacity Building
Dec 292017
 

Organization: Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 21 Jan 2018

About UICC Capacity Building

Capacity Building is one of the three key pillars of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC’s work, alongside Advocacy and Convening. Through the development of specific capacity building initiatives and programmes, UICC seeks to strengthen the cancer community, supporting organisations to do a better job tomorrow than they already do today and increasing their impact. Within the Capacity Building portfolio, there are four key workstreams; leadership development; education and training; grants and fellowships; and regional engagement.

Summary of position

As part of the UICC Capacity Building team, UICC is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Grants Manager to oversee our unique SPARC capacity building grant and expand our overall grant portfolio.

The Grants Manager is responsible for implementation, planning, communication and partnership development.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee UICC’s grants portfolio, in particular, the ‘Seeding Progress and Resources for the Cancer Community (SPARC) Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge’, working closely with other UICC teams and external partners to ensure all activities are completed in a timely manner, within budget and to a high quality.
  • ​Develop and coordinate the writing of funding partners reports and proposals to expand the grant portfolio.
  • Sustain and further develop partnerships with the support of the Members and Partners team, serving as the primary point of contact for partners regarding the UICC grants portfolio.
  • Manage and monitor the grants budgets and contractual agreements, including quarterly review of expenditures and annual reporting for partners.
  • Ensure the alignment of the grants portfolio with the high-level capacity building plans and UICC priorities, and identify new strategic opportunities to develop the portfolio.
  • Work alongside the UICC communications team to promote the grants portfolio, including planning of communication activities and development of relevant resources and material, for both online and printed media.
  • Administer grant applications according to agreed timelines and deadlines, managing the review process and award documentation to ensure a rigorous selection of the highest quality applicants.
  • Provide and facilitate necessary oversight and support to successful grant applicants, ensuring where possible individual projects are in turn implemented within the specified timeframes, in budget and to a high quality.
  • Develop and enforce policies, guidelines and application processes related to UICC grants.
  • Review and improve grants processes, toward greater simplification, relevance, quality and cost effectiveness, supporting the development of a sustainable business model for all grants.
  • Liaise, manage and extend relationships with the reviewers, partners and collaborating institutions.
  • Identify and explore opportunities for cross-team collaboration within UICC to maximise impact of the grants and awarded projects.
  • Contribute to other initiatives of the capacity building team and UICC as requested, including World Cancer Day, the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit and the World Cancer Congress.

Skills and competencies

  • 7-10 years’ work experience in grants and projects management, or a related field, preferably in an organisation working internationally.
  • Graduate/Master’s degree in a related field (for example: health sciences, public health, international development, medicine, etc.) with familiarity and exposure to the field of cancer and non-communicable diseases preferred.
  • Ability to think strategically and contribute to high-level discussions regarding development of the grants portfolio.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong emotional intelligence, including demonstrated relationship management experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with strong verbal and written communications skills, and at ease representing UICC with external audiences.
  • Excellent ability to work independently, across cultures, with multiple stakeholders and changing circumstances to achieve deliverables.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with proven ability to work efficiently and effectively to meet tight and competing deadlines.
  • Experience in data management, with experience of working with a customised grant management system and administrative processes an asset.
  • Good knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); other languages are an asset.

How to apply:

Applications

Applicants should hold or be eligible for a Swiss work permit.

Send your CV and motivation letter explaining how you think your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position to careers@uicc.org

Deadline for applications: 21 January 2018

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Switzerland: Senior Compliance Officer, Subawards & Partnerships

 Administracion, Almacen, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial, Recursos Humanos  Comments Off on Switzerland: Senior Compliance Officer, Subawards & Partnerships
Dec 202017
 

Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 18 Jan 2018

This position can be based in New York, Geneva or London.

BACKGROUND:

Over the past 80 years, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has developed unparalleled expertise in responding to emergencies and helping uprooted communities to rebuild. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC’s mission is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. The International Rescue Committee UK is part of the IRC global network, which has its headquarters in New York and London. The IRC is on the ground in more than 40 countries, providing emergency relief and rebuilding lives in the wake of disaster. Through 28 regional offices in cities across the United States, the IRC also helps refugees resettle in the US and become self-sufficient. The IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and, most crucially, accountability to those we serve. The IRC is a tireless advocate for the most vulnerable.

Working in partnership with local and national civil society organizations is fundamental to the IRC’s mission to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. Effective local partnerships enable the IRC to pursue the strategic objectives set out in IRC 2020, resulting in more effective, responsive and durable assistance that reaches more people and produces better outcomes for our clients. Investing in local civil society organizations not only recognizes those organizations as allies in achieving the IRC’s core outcomes, but also as catalysts and drivers of change.

The Senior Compliance Officer of Subawards & Partnerships will contribute to IRC being a global leader in the humanitarian arena for partnerships by ensuring that the IRC Subaward &Partnership process: is executed in accordance with IRC statutory donors rules and regulations and the IRC Subaward Partner Management System (SPMS); builds the knowledge and capacity of IRC staff in developing, executing and monitoring mutually beneficial partnerships and; enhances and builds the capacity of partner organizations.

Major Responsibilities

  • Act as the compliance focal point for all IRC subawards managing a team that ensures robust subaward management, organization wide, by advising on internal policies and donor compliance as it relates to subawards;
  • Serve as IRC’s in-house SPMS/subaward expert and oversee the implementation of SPMS and providing technical support on the SPMS by helping country programs establish complaint subaward management systems;
  • Work in partnership with the SPMS Development Team on the completion and roll-out of the final chapters of SPMS and when complete, oversee the full transfer of SPMS to the AMU C&P Subaward/Partnership team for ongoing oversight and maintenance;
  • Work closely with the Sr. Director of Compliance and Policy, the AMU C&P Head of EU Donor Compliance and IRC stakeholders to ensure the ongoing refinement and regular updating of SPMS, keeping in mind practicality of implementation and major donor guidelines and consistent application of the SPMS;
  • Engage with field offices, regional teams, and technical units as needed to provide input and develop solutions on subaward matters including partner solicitations, partner evaluation and selection, and partner monitoring. Working through the OTIS system, conduct and oversee the review of all pre-subaward documentation and subaward instruments for compliance with donor and IRC policies and procedures;
  • Work with Program Development to design subaward guidance during the pre-award phase and as needed, provide pre-award assessment support during subaward-intensive proposals including dispatching staff when appropriate and funded;
  • Collaborate with AMU Compliance and Policy Donor experts in developing, consistently updating and rolling-out tools (including through multi-media), templates and guides for Subaward/Partner development, execution and management and ensure latest versions available on RescueNet;
  • Collaborate and contribute in the development of AMU’s C&P’s RescueNet pages and an Award Management System from the Subaward/Partnership perspective to ensure that it is compatible with IRC policy and includes SPMS as a component;
  • Advise senior leadership on the progress of subaward management throughout the organization and any major risks identified;
  • Trouble-shoot issues as they arise; respond to partnership questions/inquiries from donors/staff/partners with input, as necessary from the AMU C&P Donor specific Compliance Specialists;
  • Oversee the redesign of the SPMS Helpdesk into a service/incident tracking system and manage the SPMS Helpdesk – Subaward.helpdesk@rescue.org – providing advice and guidance, tracking issues of need to identify training, tool and resource needs.
  • Serve as a SME and work with the Enterprise Resource Process Management Team, Information Technology Team and the AMU Strategic Partnerships and Analytics Team in the integration of SMPS, all subawards and supporting documentation, etc., are searchable data points in internal tracking systems;
  • Working with the AMU Sr. Director of Compliance and Policy and the Director of Training and Curriculum, serve as the SPMS/subaward SME and lead or assist in the development, enhancement of and participate in SPMS trainings for all of IRC and partners (as necessary);
  • Directly supervise and mentor/train a field facing team of 1-2 staff who are responsible for providing exemplary global support in subaward management;
  • When necessary, as required by the Sr. Director of AMU C&P, assist in the review of new awards terms and conditions as well as other duties that may be assigned.

Key Working Relationships

Position reports to: AMU Sr. Director of Compliance and Policy

Position directly supervises: Compliance Officer, Subawards & Partnerships

Other Internal and/or external contacts: AMU Compliance and Policy staff, AMU Pillars, Ethics and Compliance Unit, Finance, IRC UK and other European offices, US Programs, Technical Units, and International Programs

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Admin, Finance, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred. Legal background a plus.
  • 7 – 10 years of relevant professional experience highly preferred work experience with US Government, UK Government, European Union, multilaterals (UN/WB) and Foundations
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in interpreting and applying statutory and regulatory language from awards and contracts from multiple donor type in order to develop partner facing subawards and Subcontracts.
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in Subaward Systems development and maintenance
  • Developed understanding of business and partnering standards required to create a high performing and accountable environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and prior experience working with a variety of donors – USG (USAID, HHS, DOS, etc.,), DFID, ECHO, EU, SIDA, etc. Specifically knowledge and ability to apply the FAR, 2 CFR 200, 22 CFR 228, DFID Smart Rules, EU and ECHO General Conditions and Special Conditions, etc.
  • Previous experience in developing donor compliant partnering tools, templates and trainings in multicultural setting
  • Previous experience with international non-profit organizations preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively and diplomatically negotiate with donors, partners and co-workers
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Solid organizational skills;
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment and prioritize accordingly;
  • Strong interpersonal skills: the ability to work productively both independently and in a team environment;
  • Flexible work attitude and ability to meet unexpected demands;
  • Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email/internet software.

Working Environment*:*

  • Standard office work environment with the ability to work independently and remote part time.
  • Ability to travel up to approximately 30% of time

How to apply:

Please apply on our site: https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=832

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Switzerland: Associate Conference & Exhibition Project Manager

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Dec 192017
 

Organization: International AIDS Society
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 09 Jan 2018

About the IAS:

Founded in 1988, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members from more than 180 countries. IAS members work on all fronts of the global response to AIDS, and include researchers, clinicians, policy and programme planners and public health and community practitioners on the frontlines of the epidemic.

The IAS organizes the world’s two most prestigious HIV conferences, each convened biennially in alternating years. The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health or development issue, and provides a unique forum for the intersection of science and advocacy. The IAS Conference on HIV Science brings together a broad cross section of HIV professionals and features the latest HIV science, with a focus on implementation – moving scientific advances into practice.

In addition, the IAS advocates 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 Associate C&E Project Manager position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the C&E Manager. The position is open-ended and full-time to start in February 2018.

Purpose of the Position:

The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Congress & Exhibition (C&E) department with the logistics/organization of the IAS/AIDS Conferences. He or she will work closely with a C&E Project Manager for each of the below listed projects as needed and requested by the C&E Manager.

Main Responsibilities:

The incumbent may manage and assist with the following projects:

  • AV – manage the overall AV project, including managing the supplier selection process, negotiating and contracting, specifications and process definitions, concepts and AV related floorplans, onsite management
  • Satellites – work closely with the satellite project manager to assist in the overall satellite application and coordination process, handle daily queries via the satellites inbox, function as the liaison between the satellite holder and the selected suppliers (build-up, AV, hostesses, etc.), be the point person for satellite holders onsite
  • IAS Satellites and Exhibition Tracker (ISET) – set up, test and manage the exhibition and satellite online ordering and tracking system (ISET), including working with the ICT department for the system set up, monitoring the orders, checking the invoices, liaising with the IAS finance department, and corresponding with satellite holders and exhibitors (including managing associated mailboxes), amongst other things. Additional tasks may be requested by the exhibition project manager in line with the planning of the exhibition
  • Registration – work closely with the registration, exhibition and satellite project managers to assist with the exhibitor, satellite, supplier and IAS registrations.

Perform any additional tasks requested by the C&E Manager.

*Duties are subject to change as the needs of the conference and organization evolve.

Academic Qualifications:

  • A degree in business, events or hospitality management, or a related field is favorable.

Work Experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in working with conferences, seminars, workshops, meetings, committees or events
  • Experience with AV projects in the conference or events industry
  • Experience working with event management or ordering systems
  • Experience working with sponsors and/or high-level partners, a plus
  • Experience working for international organizations or abroad, a plus.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Strong technical savvy
  • Advanced computer skills in the Windows environment (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Attention to detail
  • Be organized and systematic
  • Ability to work independently and handle many tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure, meet deadlines and occasionally work overtime
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Open-minded and a good team player.

Languages:

  • Fluent in English, knowledge of other languages is an asset.

How to apply:

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 Tuesday 9 January 2018. The interviews will take place as of 11 January 2018. 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 HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Switzerland: Fondation Terre des hommes TDH : Contrôleur/euse de gestion DAH – Lausanne

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Dec 102017
 

Organization: Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 08 Jan 2018

Afin de soutenir l’équipe de la Division d’Aide Humanitaire (DAH), nous recherchons pour notre siège à Lausanne, un/e

Contrôleur/euse de gestion DAH

Contexte :

Sous la supervision de Cheffe de Secteur Support Opération Division Aide Humanitaire et en étroite collaboration avec les missions et les autres services du siège, le/la collaboratrice/teur assure la bonne marche financière et comptable des projets/pays sur son domaine de responsabilité.

Nous vous offrons un travail passionnant et varié, utile et porteur de sens, au sein d’une équipe qui souhaite faire la différence pour des enfants en situation de grande vulnérabilité. https://www.tdh.ch/fr/travailler-chez-terre-des-hommes

Responsabilités principales :

Il garantit et contrôle en priorité la tenue régulière de la comptabilité et le suivi financier des contrats avec les bailleurs de fonds. Il informe ses supérieurs de tout dysfonctionnement et des solutions à mettre en place. Apporte support, conseil et formation en matière financière et administrative.
Il/elle participe à la réflexion et à la coordination de la mise en œuvre des programmes d’interventions et activités du département d’aide humanitaire.

Description de fonction :

  • Evaluer le système de procédures internes (finances, administration, logistique, RH), s’assurer de leur actualisation, leur adéquation avec les prérequis de la Fondation Tdh et de ses bailleurs ; veiller à leur mise en œuvre.
  • Assurer la qualité analytique de la comptabilité et le respect du cycle comptable.
  • Garantir le pilotage financier des contrats bailleurs et des fonds non attribués à disposition.
  • Identifier et informer des risques financiers présents et futures et proposer des recommandations ; veiller à l’équilibre financier.
  • Assurer le briefing/briefing, support et formation des collaborateurs terrain.
  • Exercer une autorité fonctionnelle sur le(s) Coordinateur(s) administratifs des missions à travers la validation de candidats lors des recrutements et le suivi du travail sur la mission.
  • Participer au suivi du système d’audit et contrôle interne. Appuyer les missions pour la préparation et suivi des audits bailleurs, statutaires et celles demandées par les autorités locales.
  • Valider des budgets liées aux nouvelles demandes de financement et potentielles modifications.
  • Valider le reporting financier destiné aux bailleur de fonds.
  • Participer à la mise à jour et développement des procédures et outils de gestion.
  • Gérer la trésorerie via l’envoi de fonds sur le terrain et le contrôle des paiements de la part des bailleurs de fonds.
  • Effectuer des missions terrain afin d’apporter un soutien administratif.
  • Participer à la diffusion d’une information financière fiable et précise.

Profil :

Compétences : Cette fonction demande la maîtrise des compétences fondamentales Personnelles, Sociales et Leadership (CPSL), Techniques et Méthodologiques (CTM)

  • Gère son temps et ses priorités, respecte les délais et se montre ponctuel
  • Communique de manière claire, concise et responsable
  • Répond de manière constructive à ses interlocuteurs
  • Exerce le rôle de conseil relatif à son domaine de spécialisation dans un esprit de partenariat
  • Connaît et respecte les règles et les processus des différents domaines relatifs à son activité
  • Contribue au développement des outils et méthodes utiles aux activités de son secteur
    Ainsi que les compétences spécifiques « Métiers » suivantes :

  • Connaissance du fonctionnement de l’audit et du contrôle interne.

  • Connaissance comptable approfondie.

  • Maitrise du fonctionnement des principales bailleurs d’aide humanitaire et leurs exigences financières et administratives.(ECHO, UE, OFDA, UNICEF…)

  • Compétence d’évaluer, d’analyser, d’améliorer/proposer des améliorations dans des procédures/outils.

  • Compétence de suivi et de collaboration avec des personnes travaillant dans le terrain et au siège (habilité à former, conseiller, contrôler, auditer )

  • Connaissances de SAGA et HOMERE fortement désirables. Maîtrise des outils informatiques, notamment niveau avancé de Excel.

  • Français et Anglais nécessaires.

  • Un diplôme supérieur avancé en comptabilité, commerce ou gestion/finance sera privilégié.

  • Min. 3 ans d’expérience comme Coordinateur Admin terrain ou Contrôleur de Gestion siège dans une ONG d’aide humanitaire.

Entrée en fonction : 5 février 2018

Durée : CDI 100%

Lieu de travail: Lausanne

Conditions :

Salaire (x13) fixé selon notre grille salariale et selon expérience, assurances sociales correspondante à celles d’une ONG suisse. Possibilités de formation continue et de développement personnel.

Procédure:

Seuls les dossiers postés en ligne, complets et correspondant au profil recherché seront traités.

https://tdh.luceosolutions.com/recrute/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=978&idpartenaire=20007

Votre candidature doit obligatoirement comprendre un CV complet et une lettre de motivation.

Une fois votre dossier posté, vous recevrez par courrier électronique un accusé de réception

automatique.

Si vous êtes présélectionné, un premier entretien aura lieu à notre Siège de Lausanne ou par Skype pour les candidats résidant hors Europe. Les frais de déplacements pour un premier entretien sont à la charge du candidat.

Les dossiers non retenus sont détruits par nos soins, suivant les règles sur la protection des données.

Si vous ne parvenez pas à poster votre dossier en ligne, merci de nous envoyer un mail en précisant à quelle étape le système dysfonctionne au département RH: rh@tdh.ch

Terre des hommes applique des conditions de travail égales entre hommes et femmes. Par ailleurs, à compétences équivalentes et pour des postes à responsabilités, les candidatures féminines sont vivement encouragées.

Les procédures de recrutement et de sélection de Terre des hommes sont le reflet de notre engagement pour l’aide et la protection de l’enfance.

How to apply:

Seuls les dossiers postés en ligne, complets et correspondant au profil recherché seront traités.

https://tdh.luceosolutions.com/recrute/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=978&idpartenaire=20007

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Switzerland: Finance Officer

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Dec 102017
 

Organization: International AIDS Society
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 07 Jan 2018

About the IAS:

Founded in 1988, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members from more than 180 countries. IAS members work on all fronts of the global response to AIDS, and include researchers, clinicians, policy and programme planners and public health and community practitioners on the frontlines of the epidemic.

The IAS organizes the world’s two most prestigious HIV conferences, each convened biennially in alternating years. The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health or development issue, and provides a unique forum for the intersection of science and advocacy. The IAS Conference on HIV Science brings together a broad cross section of HIV professionals and features the latest HIV science, with a focus on implementation – moving scientific advances into practice.

In addition, the IAS advocates 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 Finance Officer position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Director, Finance & Administration. The position is open-ended and full-time to start on 1 April 2018.

Purpose of the Position:

The incumbent will be responsible for all the accounts receivable (AR) activities; and will assist in grant management and financial reporting to donors.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform multicurrency bookkeeping (GL & analytical)
  • Responsible for recording of receivables
  • Monitor receivable accounts to ensure on-time payment of our invoices
  • Collaborate with Resource Mobilization & Development department (i.e. grant management: ensure that contract information is properly registered in the system)
  • Process reconciliation of receivables
  • Support P&L owners, assist in preparation of financial reports to donors
  • Prepare VAT returns in multiple jurisdictions
  • Assist with annual audit
  • Provide ad-hoc assistance, analysis and reporting as required by management.

Academic Qualifications:

  • A degree in business, commerce or other relevant education with a specialization in accounting/finance or comparable years of experience in the field.

Work Experience:

  • Significant years of experience in a similar position
  • Previous exposure working with different currencies.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Swiss GAAP
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel in particular)
  • Understanding of VAT principles is a must
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills, attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal skills, focus on client needs, foster teamwork
  • Proactive, ability to multitask, set priorities and meet deadlines.

Languages:

  • Advanced written and oral English & French communication skills are both essential for this position.

How to apply:

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 Sunday 7 January 2018. 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 HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Switzerland: Internship, UNHCR Ethics Office

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Dec 102017
 

Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 20 Dec 2017

Background information

Located in UNHCR Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland, the Ethics Office was established in June 2008 to assist the Secretary General and the High Commissioner in ensuring that all staff members observe and perform their functions consistent with the highest standards of integrity required by the UN Charter, staff regulations and rules, and relevant guidelines and policies.

UNHCR Ethics Office

The UNHCR Ethics Office has the following key responsibilities**:**

· Provide confidential guidance to UNHCR staff to ensure practical implementation of UNHCR’s policies, procedures and practices relating to ethical standards called for under the UN Charter, Staff regulations and rules and UNHCR’s Code of Conduct.

· Managing the UNHCR Code of Conduct and its annual refresher sessions in the Field and at Headquarters to foster an ethical culture in the Organization.

· Implementing the Policy against retaliation for reporting misconduct (Whistleblower).

· Coordinating the implementation of Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) in accordance with the UN Secretary General Bulletin

· Administering the United Nations Financial Disclosure Program

· Develop policies, guidelines, tools and training programs to implement Ethics Office mandate

The Ethics Office on an ongoing basis undertakes analysis of its achievements and conducts risk assessment in order to be more responsive and supportive to country level operations. It holds consultations with relevant Bureaus/Division/Units, with colleagues in the Field and at Headquarters on issues for which their inputs and experiences are required.

The Ethics Office is currently seeking the support of an intern. Interns can learn from a mentoring relationship through the vast activities of the Ethics Office and complement the expertise within the Ethics Office at UNHCR.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Intern

Under the immediate supervision of the Senior Ethics Advisor, the intern will perform the following functions:

Case management:

· Assist in preparing preliminary assessment and analysis of complaints by conducting researches to establish facts and verify accuracy of information in order to prepare for case reviews and draft initial response for review.

· Review and analyze responses and guidance provided by Ethics Office with the view of harmonizing and consistently providing guidance to personnel.

Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA):

· Assist in the research, implementation and follow-up of the Action Plan in response to the Secretary General’s 2017 report on “ special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and abuse: a new approach” (A/71/818)

Code of Conduct:

· Assist in developing training material for the 2017-2018 Code of Conduct, including the UNHCR Code of Conduct Facilitator’s Manual.

Policy and development of tools:

· Assist in the research, review and analysis of existing policies and documents produced by the Ethics Office and relevant Units and draft inputs from the ethics perspectives (PSEA, Fraud Prevention, Gifts Policy, etc.) and in developing advocacy and promotional tools on various themes in ethics

Training, outreach and Communication:

· Assist in briefing, training and webinar activities as well as in facilitating the Code of Conduct refresher session and/or Ethics Office as may be required and assist in updating Ethics webpage in the intranet.

Other duties:

· Perform other duties as required by the Office and provide debriefing and hand-over notes to Ethics team and relevant colleagues at the end of internship.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

· University studies completed preferably in law, international relations, social sciences or allied fields

· Experience or demonstrated strong interest in ethical issues or related fields

· Experience in training, awareness raising, and/or larger: strong communication skills

· Fluency in English (written and oral); another UN language is an asset

· Excellent drafting and communication skills

· Ability to work in a multicultural team

· Exposure to UN work is preferred

· Ability in using Excel, PowerPoint, Design tools and software.

· Flexibility and adaptability.

Duration:

1st February 2018- 31st July 2018 (6 months)

How to apply:

Send your motivation letter, your CV, a signed copy of the UN Personal History form (click here to get the form: P11 form) to ethicsoffice@unhcr.org indicating “Internship, UNHCR Ethics Office” in the subject line. We will not be in a position to consider incomplete applications.

Deadline for application: 20th December 2017.

Due to the high number of expected applications, UNHCR will only contact shortlisted applicants.

* Please be advised that there is no remuneration for UN internships. Click this link to know more about UNHCR’s internship policies.

* Please be informed that visas for Switzerland, if required, are under the responsibility of the intern.

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Switzerland: Associate Project Manager, HIV Programmes and Advocacy

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Dec 082017
 

Organization: International AIDS Society
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 03 Jan 2018

About the IAS:

Founded in 1988, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members from more than 180 countries. IAS members work on all fronts of the global response to AIDS, and include researchers, clinicians, policy and programme planners and public health and community practitioners on the frontlines of the epidemic.

The IAS organizes the world’s two most prestigious HIV conferences, each convened biennially in alternating years. The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health or development issue, and provides a unique forum for the intersection of science and advocacy. The IAS Conference on HIV Science brings together a broad cross section of HIV professionals and features the latest HIV science, with a focus on implementation – moving scientific advances into practice.

In addition, the IAS advocates 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 Associate Project Manager, HIV Programmes and Advocacy position will be based at the IAS Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Director, HIV Programmes & Advocacy. The position is open-ended and full time to start early 2018.

Purpose of the Position:

The IAS is seeking an Associate Project Manager to work within the HIV Programmes and Advocacy Department. The incumbent will support the project management and implementation of several IAS programmes, and provide overall administrative, financial and logistical support across a variety of thematic programmes.

Main Responsibilities:

Project specific activities

Towards an HIV Cure

· Contributing to the organization and programme development of the HIV Cure Academies in Uganda and South Africa, and the associated fellowship programme.

Generation NOW

· Contributing to the implementation and monitoring of a small grants programme to support grassroots projects focused on HIV and SRHR integration.

Industry Liaison Forum

· Participating in the organization of thematic roundtables on emerging topics in global health (e.g., regulatory pathways and clinical trial design for long-acting pre-exposure prophylaxis and vaccines).

· Performing a broad consultation of the biomedical industry on their perception of the WHO Prequalification Collaborative Procedure for Accelerated Registration.

HIV Co-Infections and Co-Morbidities

· Participating to the development of a needs assessment at the intersection of HIV with non-communicable diseases.

CIPHER

· Participating in the development and organization of the HIV Exposed and Uninfected Child Workshop at the IAS conferences.

Pre-conferences prior to the IAS conferences

· Providing programmatic, logistical and administrative support to pre-conferences prior to the IAS conferences.

Perform any additional tasks as requested.

Academic Qualifications:

· A degree in public health, development, international relations, biomedical sciences or a related field is favourable.

Work Experience:

· At least 2 years of experience in a similar position; preferably working in HIV or within another disease area of global health relevance

· Project management experience

· Experience organising logistics for conferences, workshops, and committee meetings

· Experience working in an international context

· Advocacy experience valuable.

Skills/Competencies:

· Basic understanding of global health challenges, including those specific to the HIV epidemic and related co‑infections and co-morbidities

· Ability to deal with numerous tasks simultaneously and prioritize

· Ability to work independently and take initiative

· Good time management, organizational skills and communication skills

· Meticulous attention to detail

· Customer-service attitude

· Ability to work under pressure in an international context

· Strong computer skills in the Windows environment (particularly Microsoft Excel).

Languages:

· Excellent written and oral English language communication skills (other UN languages a plus).

How to apply:

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 Wednesday 3 January 2018. 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 HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Switzerland: Traineeship in the Assistance Division

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Dec 072017
 

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 15 Dec 2017

The ICRC Assistance Division is a vast and rapidly growing operation that covers diverse areas of activity, i.e., health services, economic security, water and habitat and weapon contamination. To support its programs across the globe, there is a need to consolidate, transform and maintain its data for the purpose of transversal strategy-building and decision-making.
As a member of the division’s Data Management group, the post holder will contribute to the maintenance and management of data, reports and analyses. In addition, they will partner with the global Assistance community in the field and at headquarters in building meaningful and actionable Business Intelligence capability.

Main responsibilities

Day-to-day operations

  • Validate that data from various sources correspond to expectations and to the centralized Assistance data repository designated as the ‘single source of truth’

  • Monitor data quality in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness and collaborate with the Assistance Units, other divisions and the field to resolve data quality issues

  • Contribute to dashboard design and development, regular and ad hoc reports and analyses, including institutional reports

  • Support Assistance end users of the front-end tool, in headquarters and in the field

  • Coordinate with other projects that impact continuity of data and reporting processes

  • Prepare and process raw structured and unstructured data

Business Intelligence

  • Enrich BI-capability through additional data sources and new indicators

  • Produce and maintain a full and detailed data dictionary for a common understanding of measures

  • Improve data-related business processes through automation, where appropriate

  • Contribute to and maintain the support structure for data quality

  • Contribute to models and analyses with actionable insights

  • Participate in division and institutional efforts at Data Governance

Skills and qualifications

  • Fluency in English, French is a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information management, data science, mathematics, statistics or a similar technical field

  • Experience in humanitarian operations is a plus

  • Experience in data management, data mining or business intelligence is a plus

  • Strong knowledge of Excel and front-end tools (Tableau, QlikView)

  • Knowledge of RDB programming (SQL, Oracle Rdb) or statistical packages (SAS, SPSS) is a plus

  • Flexible, systematic, meticulous, proactive, with good relationship-building skills and a customer service mindset

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Conditions

  • Starting date: 1 February 2018

Contract
Recruited trainees will be offered a 12-month paid contract. Only individuals enrolled in higher education or who have recently completed their studies with less than one year professional experience after graduation (two years if experience is traineeships) are eligible for traineeships.
The position is based at ICRC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. No housing allowance will be granted.

How to apply:

To Apply

Interested candidates fulfilling the above criteria should send a letter of motivation and CV/Resume to Parima Davachi, mailto:pdavachi@icrc.org by 15 December 2017 (Subject: Traineeship – Assistance Division).

Do not send any documents other than the two listed above.
Late or incomplete applications, as well as those that do not meet the stated requirements, will not be considered. Owing to the high number of applications, no information relating to the selection process or responses to personal queries can be provided. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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