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Switzerland: Communications Intern – Geneva

 FULL TIME, Marketing  Comments Off on Switzerland: Communications Intern – Geneva
Feb 142019
 

Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 01 Mar 2019

BACKGROUND ON IMPACT AND REACH

REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two International NGOs (IMPACT Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). REACH’s purpose is to promote and facilitate the development of information products that enhance the humanitarian community’s decision making and planning capacity for emergency, reconstruction and development contexts. REACH facilitates information management for aid actors through three complementary services: (a) need and situation assessments facilitated by REACH teams; (b) situation analysis using satellite imagery; (c) provision of related database and (web)-mapping facilities and expertise.

IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian NGO, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis and GIS. IMPACT was launched at the initiative of ACTED, an international NGO whose headquarter is based in Paris and is present in thirty countries. The two organizations have a strong complementarity formalized in a global partnership, enabling IMPACT to benefit from ACTED’s operational support on its fields of intervention.

We are currently looking for a Communications Intern to support our team in Geneva.

Department: Communications

Position: Communications Intern

Contract duration: 6 months

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Starting Date: ASAP

POSITION PROFILE

A. Supervision

Under the supervision of the Communications Officer, the Communications Intern will support in a variety of activities from content production to organisational support.

B. responsibilities

Amplifying the reach of IMPACT Initiatives by:

  • Supporting in the production of communication updates, such as newsletters and website articles;
  • Updating and curating the social media sites used by IMPACT and using monitoring tools such as Google Analytics and Facebook Insights to assess the development potential of the channels;
  • Supporting in media and partner relations by media monitoring;
  • Developing and fine-tuning communication and visibility material as well as supporting in the printing, ordering and distribution of these materials;
  • Support in the drafting of country or project specific communications and dissemination plans;
  • Keeping an eye on communication innovations, tools and approaches that could support the work done by IMPACT.

Strengthening the internal communication of IMPACT by

  • Supporting in the in preparation of materials for meetings and drafting minutes;
  • Supporting in the development of tools and templates for the use of teams in the HQ as well as in the field.

REQUIREMENTS

The person we are looking for:

  • Studies journalism, communications, design and/or social sciences or other relevant field and has an interest for the humanitarian field;
  • Is enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree;
  • Has strong writing, communications, publishing and editing skills;
  • Has excellent written and spoken command of English;
  • Has knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and online publishing (WordPress and social media platforms) and is willing to deepen these skills;
  • Is passionate about communications and innovative ways of sharing and creating information;
  • Has experience and a passion to learn of copy-writing, editing, marketing and humanitarian communications;
  • Is attentive to detail but also able to look at the “big picture”;
  • Is a team player, but also has the capacity to work independently;
  • Has the ability to work in a dynamic, multicultural environment and to meet deadlines.

How to apply:

How to apply

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

Ref: 19/GEN/COMINT01

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: Consultant Roster: Graphic Designers, Private Fundraising & Partnerships Division (PFP), Geneva, Switzerland

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Feb 122019
 

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 06 Mar 2019

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

To increase funding and to maximize supporter engagement UNICEF PFP communicates with the individual supporters, key influencers, businesses and governments around the world. The Division is responsible for generating income and support, whilst also advocating for children’s rights through these audiences and the Communication and Marketing section supports PFP in producing content to achieve the goals of the Private Sector IMPACT Plan 2018 – 2021.

How can you make a difference?

The Communication and Marketing section of UNICEF PFP seeks a Graphic Designer and information management professional to provide creative and compelling visual communication materials for different sections within the Division. The products produced will support the Global Brand Strategy and the Private Sector IMPACT Plan 2018 – 2021.

Scope of work and tasks

Under the direction of the UNICEF Design Specialist and the Design Assistant, the consultant will undertake the following tasks in accordance with UNICEF’s Global Brand Guidelines and Graphics Manual:

  • Design reports, brochures, toolkits, newsletters, fact sheets, briefing notes, and other such publications to support the sections within the Division to communicate their content in the most effective and compelling way, applying the UNICEF brand guidelines throughout for consistency and coherence.
  • Design infographics, data visualization and factographs for print and/or digital platforms, including the Division’s intranet and social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter).
  • Design and layout PowerPoint presentations, as requested.
  • Source quality and most suitable photo and videos from the UNICEF database in line with the global guidelines.
  • Design logo and vector illustrations, as requested.
  • Produce geographic maps of countries and regions using latest technology and most up to date maps, as requested.
  • Design posters and graphic materials to support events, campaigns and meetings, as requested.
  • Liaise and coordinate the printing production of certain publications and materials.
  • Design and produce motion graphics, as requested.
  • Meet with project sponsors to agree on creative brief, timelines and deliverables.
  • Deliverables

    Quality designed products for various UNICEF sections within PFP, as requested, completed in line with UNICEF brand requirements and delivered within specified deadlines.

    Travel

    The consultant may be required to travel to the UNICEF office in Geneva or other UNICEF offices to meet with project sponsors to discuss the creative brief and creative solutions.

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

  • University degree in graphic design or comparable academic qualifications
  • At least five years of professional graphic design experience
  • Good portfolio of design work
  • Ability to follow creative briefs and produce accurate artwork which is in line with the UNICEF brand guidelines
  • Experience of working for an international organization or an NGO is desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products, such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Good working knowledge of PowerPoint and other Office platforms
  • Ability to translate data into compelling infographics
  • Good working knowledge of Geographic mapping software such as GIS
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Good understanding of French and Spanish
  • Ability to deliver products on time and within budget
  • Experience of working with printing and production companies
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    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

    Consultants would be expected to provide all necessary equipment, hardware and software needed for completion of jobs assigned. Design services will be delivered on an on request basis and paid by daily rate upon successful completion of each assignment as certified by the requesting section. Payment may be done on a monthly basis based on submission of a monthly invoice.

    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.

    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.

    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=519756

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    Switzerland: Public Health Communications Officer

     FULL TIME, Recursos Humanos  Comments Off on Switzerland: Public Health Communications Officer
    Feb 122019
     

    Organization: International Organization for Migration
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 18 Feb 2019

    Position Title : Public Health Communications Officer

    Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland

    Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

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

    Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

    Closing Date : 18 February 2019

    Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

    UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

    non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

    IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

    1. Internal candidates

    2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

    Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People’s Democratic

    Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Eswatini,

    Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

    Context:

    Under the direct supervision of the Director, Migration Health Division (MHD) and in collaboration with the Head of the Media and Communications Division, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation and promotion of IOM’s MHD programmes communication strategy, with a focus on the largest set of activities, the global Health Assessment Programmes (HAP).

    Core Functions / Responsibilities:

    1. Develop and run a communication strategy that is closely aligned to the workflow of the Media and Communications Division (MCD) to enhance the understanding of and promote the work of IOM in the domain of migrant health. The communication strategy will be aimed at internal and external stakeholders, such as IOM divisions/departments, beneficiaries, clients, governments, UN agencies and other organizations, with an emphasis on the global IOM Health Assessment Programmes (HAPs):

    a. Review and analyse current communication channels, including the IOM websites (both global and country-specific), HAP portal, social media sites, information sheets, publications, MHD annual reviews, websites of receiving countries and embassies, visa facilitation services,

    and potentially, websites of UN and other agencies, as well;

    b. Identify communication gaps and propose potential solutions;

    c. Improve the above-mentioned visibility outlets of IOM HAPs, and other key MHD programme areas, in collaboration with relevant colleagues;

    d. Advise HAP-implementing Country Offices on communication strategies

    e. Develop a network of MHD communication focal points in all Regions; and, f. Develop standards of MHD promotional communications.

    1. Develop global and location-customizable promotional materials for HAPs as specified in point 1, ensuring there is a global approach to the presentation, appearance and overall standards of materials.

    2. Review the information for beneficiaries and clients provided during the health assessment process and the methods of delivery of this information and identify gaps; create a compendium of standard information/messages for different procedures (such as the initial information package, voice messages for call centres, instructions and visual aids, videos, information for travel and information on related IOM services, among others).

    3. In coordination with IOM health educators and counsellors, review Behaviour Changes Communication (BCC) activities within HAPs, conduct comprehensive analysis and develop a framework for the effective delivery of BCC.

    4. Work with IOM’s Community Engagement Team to support the development and dissemination of appropriate health communications and awareness raising resources for target communities in IOM Country Offices as needed.

    5. Development and dissemination innovative communications tools to collect and visualize feedback across IOM health projects.

    6. Initiate and prepare media activities, information campaign materials, public information and other communications for key health events, including conferences, trainings and UN international days.

    7. Improve the visibility and marketability of IOM MHD’s work, with the aim of enhancing the diversification of the Division’s portfolio and fostering new avenues for collaboration by preparing and disseminating media releases, and messaging to external stakeholders, including governments, employers and others.

    8. Train IOM staff on effective health-related communication standards and tools.

    9. Represent MHD in responding to external media and journalists. This also includes acting as focal point in the organization and managing communications and campaigns with other UN agencies, donors and partners.

    10. Ensure that communication and visibility activities within MHD are aligned with the IOM

    standards; coordinate media content with MCD.

    1. Develop a quality management system for communications in HAPs by identifying needs and proposing solutions.

    2. Work with the Migration Health Information Unit on regular updates of the HAP portal.

    3. Take the lead in the development of the health information package in MigApp, in close collaboration with the MigApp team.

    4. Work with the IOM Epidemiologist and Research Specialist to promote IOM’s research and

    IOM’s health programme accomplishments.

    1. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience:

    Education

    • Master’s degree in Communication, Media, Medicine, Public Health or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

    • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.

    Experience

    • At least seven years of work related to communications of which at least 4 years related to health.

    • Demonstrated experience in communications for health-related programme areas is mandatory.

    • Experience in the domain of public health and/or migrant health is a distinctive advantage.

    • Experience in social and behaviour change communication is a distinctive advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience with publishing software (InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop or others), web publishing software and social media is a distinct advantage.

    Languages

    Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage.

    Desirable 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 – behavioural indicators level 2

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

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

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

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

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

    Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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

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

    Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and

    communicates a clear strategic direction.

    Other:

    Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

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

    The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

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

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 18 February 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

    For further information, please refer to:

    http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

    In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

    Posting period:

    From 05.02.2019 to 18.02.2019

    Requisition: VN2019/30(P)-PublicHealthCommunicationsOfficer(P3)-Geneva,Switzerland (55818014) Released

    Posting: Posting NC55818015 (55818015) Released

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    Switzerland: Education and Training Intern

     FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Switzerland: Education and Training Intern
    Jan 112019
     

    Organization: World Federation of United Nations Associations
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 01 Feb 2019

    General Overview

    The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global nonprofit organization working for a stronger and more effective United Nations. Established in 1946, we represent and coordinate a membership of over 100 United Nations Associations and their thousands of members. We work to build a better world by strengthening and improving the United Nations, through the engagement of people who share a global mindset and support international cooperation – global citizens. Our organization has offices at the United Nations in both New York and Geneva and hosts interns in both locations. www.wfuna.org

    Programs DescriptionWFUNA’s Human Rights in Action (HRA): program is tailored to enhance youth activism. Launched in 2011, HRA has trained more than 175 youth who in turn impacted thousands of beneficiaries through locally implemented projects. The program leverages the human rights infrastructure in Geneva to deliver a unique training, followed by a project implementation phase. WFUNA collaborates the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to further amplify participants’ projects.

    – WFUNA’s Training Programs at the United Nations offer participants a unique chance to take part in training and educational activities at the United Nations. The Training Programs promote the participation of youth in the UN’s work.

    Position Description

    The Intern will provide support to the Officer in charge of educational programs and trainings, and participates to the general tasks of the office of WFUNA in Geneva.

    Key Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Assisting with trainings and educational events;
    • Drafting contents for educational events or trainings;
    • Helping with management and coordination of events;
    • Creating PPT and Prezi;
    • Assisting with the budget management and drafting reports;
    • Outreaching to potential sponsors, donors, and partners;
    • Assisting with grant applications.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Research on the different program-related topics;
    • Representing WFUNA at UN meetings and events, and sharing relevant information with interested UNAs;
    • Assisting with website management and contributing written materials to WFUNA’s website and social medias;
    • Attending sessions of the Human Rights Council and other UN agencies;
    • Office maintenance;
    • Preparing the daily news scan shared with all WFUNA staff and interns.

    Other Opportunities

    1. The WFUNA Secretariat office is located within the Palais des Nations, the United Nations building in Geneva. The Intern will have access to the United Nations building, conferences and events, and resources such as the UN Library.

    2. This position offers an excellent networking opportunity – the Intern will be able to make contact with UN staff, diplomats, UNA members, academics, and NGO representatives, and meet other interns from around the world who are working at the UN.

    Experience and Competencies Required

    • Background in education, domestic or international human rights, international relations or political science;
    • Fluency in English; knowledge of another UN language is a plus;
    • Previous conference management experience;
    • Good knowledge of PPT, Prezi, Salesforce and Illustrator;
    • Strong interest in the UN and its values;
    • Strong writing, drafting, public speaking and computer skills;
    • Flexibility, autonomy, curiosity and capacity to adapt to an international environment;
    • Involvement in student affairs, non-profit organizations and familiarity with the UN system is beneficial.

    Requirements

    • Current enrollment in university studies in a relevant field, such as education, international law or relations, or political sciences;
    • Valid work permit for Switzerland at the time of application.

    Starting date: Immediate or another mutually agreed date.

    WFUNA is committed to equality of opportunity and encouraged applications from all individuals regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, or ethnicity.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please send an email with a cover letter and a CV (2 pages maximum each) at internships.gva@wfuna.org with a copy to varenne@wfuna.org

    Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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    Switzerland: Research Reporting Officer – Geneva

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    Jan 092019
     

    Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 11 Jan 2019

    BACKGROUND ON IMPACT AND REACH

    REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two International NGOs (IMPACT Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). REACH’s purpose is to promote and facilitate the development of information products that enhance the humanitarian community’s decision making and planning capacity for emergency, reconstruction and development contexts. REACH facilitates information management for aid actors through three complementary services: (a) need and situation assessments facilitated by REACH teams; (b) situation analysis using satellite imagery; (c) provision of related database and (web)-mapping facilities and expertise.

    IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian NGO, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis and GIS. IMPACT was launched at the initiative of ACTED, an international NGO whose headquarter is based in Paris and is present in thirty countries. The two organizations have a strong complementarity formalized in a global partnership, enabling IMPACT to benefit from ACTED’s operational support on its fields of intervention.

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

    Department: Research

    Position: Research Reporting Officer

    Contract duration: Open ended

    Location: Geneva, Switzerland

    Starting Date: ASAP

    POSITION PROFILE

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

    Functions

    This includes:

    • Verify and support the validation of all IMPACT / REACH research products..
    • Review products to ensure results findings 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..
    • Support the review of products to ensure that core humanitarian principles are respected and findings are reported through a protection lens.
    • Provide constructive, clear, and concise and constructive feedback to product drafters..
    • When requested, directly draft written outputs (reports, factsheets, profiles briefs, etc.) based on data collected from field teams..
    • When requested, conduct reviews of secondary data to complement, verify and triangulate primary data..
    • Ensuring Ensure 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 follow-up.s
    • Provide additional information and support as and when required..

    REQUIREMENTS

    Required

    • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master’s degree in a 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, and good working knowledge in of Excel and basic knowledge in InDesign[KI1]
    • 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 fast-paced, results results-oriented working work environment..
    • Ability to work independently, with initiative, and strong capacity to work in an intercultural team.

    Desired

    • Experience in assessments, monitoring & evaluations, especially in field research settings in an international context.
    • Working knowledge with of the Adobe Creative Cloud Ssoftware package (Illustrator, Tableau, InDesign) and Tableau[KI2] .
    • Fluency in French.
    • Knowledge of other research and analysis related software such as R, SPSS, STATA, NVIVO, Atlas-ti, etc.

    How to apply:

    How to apply

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

    Please indicate in the subject line of your email:

    • The reference of the position: Ref: 19/HQ/RRO01

    • An indication of where you first found this vacancy: IMPACT website / Reliefweb / CAGI / Coordination Sud / Georezo / Universities’ career website / personal contact / other.

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

    [KI1]This is also in “Desired” below – can’t be in both

    [KI2]Tableau is not an Adobe product

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    Switzerland: Research Design Intern – Geneva

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    Jan 092019
     

    Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 11 Jan 2019

    BACKGROUND ON IMPACT AND REACH

    REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two International NGOs (IMPACT Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). REACH’s purpose is to promote and facilitate the development of information products that enhance the humanitarian community’s decision making and planning capacity for emergency, reconstruction and development contexts. REACH facilitates information management for aid actors through three complementary services: (a) need and situation assessments facilitated by REACH teams; (b) situation analysis using satellite imagery; (c) provision of related database and (web)-mapping facilities and expertise.

    IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian NGO, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis and GIS. IMPACT was launched at the initiative of ACTED, an international NGO whose headquarter is based in Paris and is present in thirty countries. The two organizations have a strong complementarity formalized in a global partnership, enabling IMPACT to benefit from ACTED’s operational support on its fields of intervention.

    We are currently looking for a Research Design Intern to join the IMPACT Initiatives team in Geneva, Switzerland.

    Department: Research

    Position: Research Design Intern

    Contract duration: 6 months

    Location: Geneva, Switzerland

    Starting Date: February 2019

    Remuneration: 1050 CHF/month

    POSITION PROFILE

    The Research Design Intern will be part of the IMPACT Research department, under the supervision of the Senior Research Design Officer. Based on these terms of reference and initial briefings, the selected candidate will develop upon the start of the internship a work-plan, which will be reviewed at regular intervals during the internship period and will serve as a basis for evaluation upon completion of the internship.

    Functions

    The Research Design Intern shall:

    • Track documents and tools, keeping databases up to date at all times.
    • Support country teams in implementing monitoring and evaluation of IMPACT research.
    • Construct and maintain databases, including indicator registry.
    • Participate in and contribute to meetings, including taking minutes.
    • Support with the review and development of research design materials and tools.
    • Support preparation of presentations and trainings.
    • Ensure accurate filing of program and research documents
    • Liaise with field teams and other HQ departments to facilitate close coordination and information sharing.
    • Provide other support to IMPACT / REACH Research Department as directed.

    Requirements

    Required:

    • Enrolled in an university program
    • Good academic qualifications, preferably a Master degree in relevant discipline (International Relations, Political Sciences, Social Research, Economics, Anthropology, Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation or similar)
    • Fluency in both oral and written English and French
    • Good working knowledge in Microsoft Office
    • 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.

    Desirable:

    • Familiarity with the humanitarian aid system
    • Experience in assessments, monitoring & evaluations, especially in an international context
    • Experience with research design, in particular development of methodologies, data analysis frameworks, indicators and questionnaires.
    • Experience with mobile data collection platforms.
    • Experience with programs under Adobe Creative Suite package (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop).

    How to apply:

    How to apply

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

    Please indicate in the subject line of your email:

    • The reference of the position: Ref: 19/HQ/RDI01

    • An indication of where you first found this vacancy: IMPACT website / Reliefweb / CAGI / Coordination Sud / Georezo / Universities’ career website / personal contact / other.

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

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