Global Crisis Response Platform intern

 FULL TIME, Leyes / Abogados  Kommentare deaktiviert für Global Crisis Response Platform intern
Feb 172021


Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 27 Feb 2021

I. Organizational Context and Scope

Under the general supervision of the Head of the Preparedness and Response Division, and reporting to the Business Analyst, GCRP, in close coordination with staff members in the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) and Donor Relations Division (DRD), the incumbent will be responsible for the provision of assistance and support for the Global Crisis Response Platform (GCRP) (

II. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Support to GCRP development

· Support the review of the funding received process and progress towards automation

· Support the development and initial implementation of GCRP-related reporting

· Support the development of capacity building initiatives to enhance the quality, reliability and consistency of CRPs and related funding received

· Support the process of collecting internal feedback on the GCRP

· Support other GCRP development-related tasks as required for other enhancements as they are identified

Support to Platform maintenance

· Support the process of updating the funding received figures on the GCRP, liaising with colleagues accordingly.

· Ensure IOM flash appeals are uploaded on the GCRP as soon as they are finalized, and verify whether flash appeals are aligned to relevant CRPs.

· When new CRPs need to be added to the GCRP, monitor and support the workflow process and conduct the final editorial review of new CRPs to ensure alignment with the IOM Style Guide and GCRP Guidance.

· Undertake a monthly review of inter-agency plans and maintain the list in IOM’s corporate system to facilitate the automation of data gathering.

· Liaise with relevant colleagues to flag any issues noted in relation to the Platform.

· Support other maintenance tasks related to the GCRP as required

Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

III. Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Master’s degree in International Relations, International Development, Political or Social Sciences and/or or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
  • University degree in the above fields.
  • Relevant field experience is a plus


  • Excellent writing and reviewing skills in English.
  • Knowledge of the crisis response sector, knowledge of IOM is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently.
  • Familiarity with web content creation and update, knowledge of Drupal an advantage
  • Experience working with international humanitarian/development organizations, non-governmental institutions/organizations.

IV. Languages




French and Spanish

V. Competencies (1)

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:


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

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

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

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level

· 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.

[1] Competencies and respective levels should be drawn from the Competency Framework of the Organization.

How to apply:

Intern must be in a similar time zone to Geneva, Switzerland.

Interested candidates are invited to share their CV and motivation letter to

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

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Head of the Philanthropy Unit

 Almacen, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica, Marketing  Kommentare deaktiviert für Head of the Philanthropy Unit
Feb 102021


Country: Switzerland
Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières en Suisse
Closing date: 28 Feb 2021


As part of the current fundraising strategy, MSF Switzerland is increasing its financial support from philanthropy by developing the engagement of different major donor targets (individual major donors, companies, foundations, municipalities, bequests and legacies). The Philanthropy unit is one of the three units of the „Fundraising team“ within the Communication and Fundraising department of MSF Switzerland. The Head of the Philanthropy Unit reports to the Deputy Director of Fundraising. As Head, you will supervise, coordinate and provide technical support for the daily work of the team composed of 13 salaried staff (5 in Geneva, 7 in Zurich and 1 in Lugano), including 3 coordinators, as well as interns and volunteers.

Your tasks

Elaboration of the overall strategy and the approach strategy for the different targets of major donors (individual major donors, companies, foundations, municipalities, bequests and legacies).

  • Within the scope of the MSF CH fundraising strategy, work alongside the Deputy Director of Fundraising and involve the Philanthropy team in the development of the fundraising strategy for the different major donor targets.
  • Define the overall objectives of fundraising from major donors: develop and coordinate actions to achieve the objectives defined in the plan of action in the short, medium and long term.
  • Define the means to be implemented to facilitate the approach and contact with major donors. Guiding the team in drawing up the annual action plan and forecasting expected annual income and expenditure budgets and ensuring budget monitoring.
  • Mobilise internal support and resources: involve the general management, the board, mobilise field actors (heads of project, programme managers, etc.) around fund-raising projects.
  • Ensure the monitoring of results and identify risks and actions needed to mitigate the impact on revenues.

Identification, qualification and development of major donors by target group (individual major donors, companies, foundations, municipalities, bequests and legacies).

  • Guide the team in identifying and qualifying major donors: define major donor targets according to affinities and proximity to MSF’s social mission, define the potential of major donors by using all the necessary data (database, magazines, web sources, articles, etc.).
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of requests/proposals for support adapted to major donors to secure their commitment: definition of objectives and action plans.
  • Manage a portfolio of major donors (implementation of prospection and cultivation activities) with an emphasis on personalised relationships (1 to 1) in order to ensure long-term support from major donors.

Management of the Philanthropy Unit Team

  • Support the team’s work through strategic and methodological inputs, encouraging and supporting innovations within the overall fundraising strategy.
  • Organise and optimise the team’s work by improving processes and procedures.
  • Identify, propose and ensure the implementation of tools to improve the efficiency of the team’s work.
  • Guide, advise and supervise team members in the implementation of their action plans.
  • Define the human resources (salaried employees, trainees, volunteers) and training needs necessary for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Propose synergies between members in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano. Encourage fund-raising good practices; enable transversal projects; facilitate internal meetings and promote exchanges and communication within the Philanthropy unit.
  • Manage the different aspects of human resources management: recruitment, annual appraisal interviews, relations with the human resources department. Contribute to the development of team members‘ skills by supporting, informing and training them, as necessary, and giving them the autonomy required to encourage innovation.
  • Represent the Philanthropy unit internally and externally.

Stay informed to innovate

  • Keep up to date with fund-raising innovative approaches and results of other organisations.
  • Keep abreast of new fundraising techniques in relation to the different targets of major donors so to be able to inject innovation. Propose and implement the most relevant ones.
  • Actively participate in the international platforms of the MSF movement.
  • Stay informed about MSF projects in the field.

Education and experience

  • University education or other advanced studies in the fields of marketing, communication or international relations.
  • MBA with a specialisation in marketing is an asset.
  • Multi-year experience in fundraising.
  • Experience in an activity directly related to Major Donors or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in coordination, management and team building, with an emphasis on delegation, autonomy and team building.


  • Ability to manage a team, with sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Ability to analyse and be proactive.
  • Very good knowledge of the Swiss economic and philanthropic world.
  • Knowledge of databases and CRM.
  • Ability to plan and organise on a long-term basis.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken French and English or excellent command of written and spoken German and English.
  • Italian is a strong asset.

Personal skills

  • Reactivity, empathy and availability in order to anticipate, understand and meet donors‘ expectations throughout their relationship with MSF.
  • Sensitivity and genuine interest to MSF’s mission and humanitarian issues.
  • Persuasive and negotiating skills focused on the donor’s needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and the ability to pass on knowledge with enthusiasm.
  • Ability and willingness to invest in team members’ development. Support them to improve their skills.
  • Strategic approach, ability to gather and analyse information, problem solving and decision making.
  • Rigour, transparency and a human approach to people management.
  • Flexibility.

Terms and conditions of employment

How to apply:

  • 100% open-ended contract
  • Based in Geneva or Zurich
  • Ideal start date: March-April 2021.
  • Availability for field visits.
  • 100% gross annual salary: from CHF 115’068.- to CHF 129’108.- (depending on equivalent experience and internal salary scale). TBC

How to apply

Applications (CV 2 pages max – cover letter 1 page max – French or English – max 5MB) Closing date for appolication is 28th February 2021,


Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.


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Consultant, Programme Management and Operations for the Peace dividend initiative

 FULL TIME  Kommentare deaktiviert für Consultant, Programme Management and Operations for the Peace dividend initiative
Jan 122021


Country: Switzerland
Organization: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Closing date: 19 Jan 2021

The Peace Dividend Initiative (PDI) aims to help ease tensions in conflict-affected areas by identifying and facilitating key peace-supporting economic opportunities and encouraging cooperation. The Initiative further aims to combat the shared threat posed by COVID-19 and provide livelihoods to those living and working in conflict-affected areas.

The consultant will have the following tasks:

  • Develop and curate of “The Hub”- a supportive network of peace practitioners, donors, academics and investors;
  • Develop and implement of a pilot “hub” activity;
  • Continue the development of the PDI business model;
  • Develop a network of potential business and investor supporters of PDI;
  • Manage the financial and donor reporting for the Initiative;
  • Handle the logistical, financial and accounting processes for PDI;
  • Develop new projects globally for the PDI with a focus on Africa and Middle-East and North-Africa.

The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Relevant university degree (international relations, politics, business);
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with issues related to economics and business processes;
  • Advanced understanding of geopolitics, peace and conflict issues, 2+ years field experience is desirable;
  • Ability to lead and manage a small team under tight deadlines;
  • Fluency in English, fluency in a second language, such as French or Spanish, is desirable.
  • The successful applicant should be:
  • Entrepreneurial, creative and innovative;
  • Flexible, detail-oriented, a fast-learner and a multitasker;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifying candidates must be registered as a consultant in their country of residence.

How to apply:

If you are interested and meet the qualifications described above, please send your resume (maximum 2 pages) with a short cover letter by the 19 of January 2021 to

Please indicate “PDI Consultant”, in the subject line of your e-mail.

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