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Switzerland: Directeur exécutif

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Apr 182019
 

Organization: UNAIDS
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 17 May 2019

METTRE FIN À L’ÉPIDÉMIE DE SIDA À L’HORIZON 2030

L’ONUSIDA est un partenariat novateur des Nations Unies qui dirige et inspire le monde dans la réalisation de l’accès universel à la prévention, au traitement, aux soins et à l’appui contre le VIH et l’élimination de l’épidémie de sida à l’horizon 2030.

Pour diriger ce programme commun complexe et ambitieux sur le VIH / sida, en tant que chef de file de la riposte mondiale du système des Nations Unies contre le sida, L’ONUSIDA est à la recherche d’un Directeur exécutif doté d’une vision, d’une réflexion stratégique, d’une expérience mondiale, notamment d’une expérience pratique dans les régions fortement touchées par l’épidémie de VIH / SIDA, d’une grande capacité de gestion et d’une capacité prouvée à forger des partenariats.

1. PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILITÉS

Les compétences requises pour ce poste stimulant sont les suivantes :

Leadership stratégique :

  • Vaste expérience, idéalement plus de 18 ans, de succès dans la gestion et le leadership d’organisations complexes, qu’elles soient publiques, privées ou internationales ;

  • Bonne compréhension du système des Nations Unies et aptitude à diriger les efforts en vue d’une riposte plus efficace et plus coordonnée des Nations Unies à tous les niveaux ;

  • Leadership, vision et réflexion stratégique éprouvés avec une expérience confirmée ;

  • Vision claire de la riposte actuelle et future au VIH / SIDA, notamment dans les régions les plus touchées ;

  • Vision, compréhension et réflexion stratégique sur les défis et les opportunités de l’ONUSIDA ;

  • Connaissance approfondie de l’épidémie de VIH et de la riposte, ainsi que de l’expertise et de l’expérience et dévotion en matière de promotion de la santé publique, des droits de la personne et de l’égalité entre les genres ;

  • Solides compétences analytiques, créatives et techniques, expérience et aptitude à faire avancer le programme de surveillance des épidémies et d’utilisation efficace des ressources disponibles ;

  • Leader énergique doté de compétences politiques pour faciliter efficacement la mobilisation des ressources ;

  • Engagement démontré pour promouvoir la participation des personnes vivant avec le VIH ou affectées par le VIH ;

  • Sensibilité politique et culturelle, ainsi que compétences en matière de représentation externe, aptitude démontrée à établir des relations et à travailler de manière efficace et stratégique dans un environnement multiculturel ;

  • Excellentes compétences en communication et en plaidoyer à tous les niveaux, notamment avec les chefs d’État, les ministres, les chefs d’autres agences des Nations Unies et d’organisations internationales, les organisations de la société civile et du secteur privé, ainsi qu’avec le grand public ;

  • Aptitude confirmée à instaurer un climat de confiance et à favoriser la coopération entre divers groupes de partenaires ;

  • Leadership démontré dans la protection de l’intégrité, de la responsabilité et de la transparence ;

  • Compréhension des processus de gouvernance aux niveaux international et national ;

  • Réflexion stratégique sur l’appropriation et l’engagement des partenaires et des parties prenantes sur les questions de développement.

Gestion stratégique :

  • Compétence dans les processus de gestion et d’administration du personnel au sein d’organisations internationales, de secteurs publics ou privés, d’ONG ou de fondations privées ;

  • Expérience dans la gestion de l’appui aux efforts des pays pour accélérer la riposte au sida afin de mettre fin à cette épidémie d’ici 2030 ;

  • Aptitude confirmée à mobiliser efficacement des ressources ;

  • Aptitude confirmée à déléguer des fonctions efficacement ;

  • Aptitude confirmée à identifier et à développer les talents, à encourager la diversité et à encourager le travail d’équipe et la création d’équipes ;

  • Excellentes aptitudes interpersonnelles, sensibilité et respect envers la culture et le genre ;

  • Capacité à gérer le changement et l’innovation organisationnels, notamment à diriger les processus de transformation et de réforme de la culture de travail ;

  • Aptitude à lutter efficacement contre toutes les formes de harcèlement, de discrimination, d’intimidation et d’abus de pouvoir ;

  • Engagement à mettre en œuvre les principes fondamentaux du programme commun tels qu’énoncés dans les objectifs de l’ONUSIDA dans la résolution 1994/24 de l’ECOSOC et, plus récemment, dans la Déclaration politique de l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies sur le VIH / sida de 2016, la stratégie et le budget unifié de l’ONUSIDA 2016 – 2021, le Cadre unifié du budget, des résultats et des responsabilités (UBRAF), y compris le modèle opérationnel révisé du Programme commun de l’ONUSIDA.

Expérience internationale en santé et développement:

  • Expérience de travail sur des problèmes mondiaux ;

  • Excellente compréhension du travail dans les pays en développement, notamment des problèmes de mise en œuvre ;

  • Expérience et connaissances liées au VIH / sida ou à la santé publique aux niveaux international et national ;

  • Expérience et connaissance des processus de développement international et de politique publique ;

  • Expérience de travail avec de multiples secteurs pertinents, tels que les organisations internationales, les gouvernements, les ONG, la communauté scientifique et le secteur privé ;

  • Solides compétences linguistiques : capacité de travailler en anglais et/ou en français. La connaissance d’une autre langue officielle des Nations Unies serait un atout.

2. VALEURS ONUSIDA

  1. Engagement pour la riposte au sida

  2. Intégrité

  3. Respect de la diversité

3. COMPÉTENCES DE BASE

  1. Travailler en équipe

  2. Communiquer avec impact

  3. Mettre en application l’expertise

  4. Fournir des résultats

  5. Conduire le changement et l’innovation

  6. Être responsable

4. COMPETENCES MANAGÉRIALES

  1. Vision et réflexion stratégique

  2. Direction des équipes

  3. Gestion de la performance et des ressources

  4. Autonomisation et responsabilisation des autres

  5. Exercice d’un jugement sain

  6. Construction des relations et des réseaux

5. CONDITIONS POUR LE POSTE :

Salaire et avantages sociaux attractifs, à la hauteur du niveau de chef de secrétariat d’une organisation du système des Nations Unies. Le poste sera situé à Genève, en Suisse

6. INFORMATION COMPLÉMENTAIRES

L’ONUSIDA s’est engagé à promouvoir la diversité en termes de genre, de nationalité, de culture et de formation. Les candidates sont fortement encouragées à postuler. L’institution encourage et accueille la diversité géographique des candidats. Elle encourage les candidatures de personnes vivant avec le VIH. Elle encourage également les candidatures de personnes handicapées.

How to apply:

Les candidatures doivent comprendre un CV détaillé et une déclaration écrite décrivant l’aptitude et l’intérêt du candidat pour ce poste. Le processus de sélection et les entretiens avec les candidats se déroulant en anglais et/ou français, les candidats sont invités à soumettre leur candidature en anglais et/ou français.

Les demandes doivent être soumises en ligne à l’adresse : applicants-ED@unaids.org

Date limite de candidature : 17 mai 2019. Le comité de recherche se réserve le droit de prolonger la date limite.

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Switzerland: Executive Director

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Apr 162019
 

Organization: UNAIDS
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 17 May 2019

ENDING THE AIDS EPIDEMIC BY 2030

UNAIDS is an innovative United Nations partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, and ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

To lead this complex and challenging Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS, leader in the UN System’s global response to AIDS, UNAIDS is now seeking an Executive Director with vision, strategic thinking, global experience, including practical experience in areas heavily affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, management strengths, and proven ability to forge partnerships.

1. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The required competencies for this challenging position are:

Strategic Leadership:

  • Extensive experience – ideally more than 18 years – of successful management and leadership in complex public, private or international organization(s);
  • A good understanding of the United Nations system and ability to lead efforts for a more effective and coherent United Nations response at all levels;
  • Proven leadership, vision and strategic thinking with a proven track record;
  • Clear vision on the current and future response to HIV/AIDS, including in the most affected regions;
  • Vision, understanding and strategic thinking on the challenges and opportunities that face UNAIDS;
  • In-depth knowledge of the HIV epidemic and response as well as expertise and experience in promoting and commitment to public health, human rights, and gender equality;
  • Knowledge and appreciation of vulnerable groups and those affected by the HIV epidemic; – Strong analytical, creative and technical skills, experience, and ability to drive forward the agenda for epidemic control and effective use of available resources;
  • Energetic leader with political skill set to effectively facilitate resource mobilization;
  • Demonstrated commitment to promote involvement of people living with, or affected by HIV;
  • Political and cultural sensitivity, as well as external representation skills, with proven ability to relate and work effectively and strategically within a multicultural environment;
  • Excellent communication and advocacy skills at all levels, including with Heads of State, Ministers, heads of other UN agencies and international organizations, civil society and private sector organizations, as well as with the wider public;
  • Proven ability to build trust and confidence and foster cooperation among a diverse set of constituencies;
  • Demonstrated leadership in safeguarding integrity, accountability, and transparency;
  • Understanding of governance processes at the international or national level; and
  • Strategic thinking on ownership and engagement of partners and stakeholders on development issues.

Strategic Management:

  • Competence in staff management and administration processes within international organizations, public or private sectors, NGOs or private foundations;
  • Experience with managing support to country efforts to fast track the AIDS response to end AIDS by 2030;
  • Proven ability to effectively mobilize resources;
  • Proven ability to delegate effectively;
  • Proven ability to identify and nurture talent, to encourage diversity, and foster team work and team building;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cultural and gender sensitivity and respect;
  • Ability to manage organizational change and innovation, including leading transformation and reform processes in work culture;
  • Ability to effectively address all forms of harassment, discrimination, bullying and abuse of power; and
  • Commitment to implementing the core principles of the Joint Programme as articulated in the objectives of UNAIDS in ECOSOC resolution 1994/24 and, most recently, through the 2016 UN General Assembly Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, the 2016-2021 UNAIDS Strategy and Unified Budget, Results and Accountability Framework (UBRAF), including the revised operating model of the UNAIDS Joint Programme.

International Experience with Health and Development:

  • Experience in working on global issues;
  • Excellent understanding of working in developing countries, including implementation challenges;
  • Experience and knowledge related to HIV/AIDS and/or public health at the international and national level;
  • Experience and knowledge of international development and public policy processes;
  • Experience working with multiple, relevant sectors, such as international organizations, governments, NGOs, scientific community and the private sector; and
  • Strong language skills: ability to work in English and/or French. Knowledge of another United Nations official language would be an asset.

2. UNAIDS VALUES

  1. Commitment to the AIDS response

  2. Integrity

  3. Respect for diversity

3. CORE COMPETENCIES

  1. Working in teams

  2. Communicating with impact

  3. Applying expertise

  4. Delivering results

  5. Driving change and innovation

  6. Being accountable

4. MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES

  1. Vision and Strategic thinking

  2. Leading teams

  3. Managing Performance and Resources

  4. Developing and empowering others

  5. Exercising sound judgement

  6. Building relationships and Networks

5. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Attractive salary and benefits package, commensurate with the level of an Executive Director of a UN System organization. Position will be located in Geneva, Switzerland

6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

UNAIDS is committed to diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. It encourages and welcomes geographical diversity of candidates. It also encourages applications from individuals living with HIV. It equally welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities.

How to apply:

Applications should consist of a detailed CV and a written statement describing the applicant’s suitability for and interest in this position. As the selection process and interview of candidates will be conducted in English and/or French, candidates are invited to submit their application in English and/or French.

Applications should be submitted electronically to: applicants-ED@unaids.org

The deadline for applications is: 17 May 2019. The Search Committee reserves the right to extend the deadline.

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Switzerland: Recruitment Internship – Lausanne

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Apr 022019
 

Organization: Medair
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 30 Apr 2019

Role & Responsibilities

Implement Medair’s International recruitment strategy, sourcing candidates through various channels, planning screencalls, selecting ROC participants and ensuring the preparation of the ROC is completed in a timely manner. The Recruitment Intern provides administrative support for the recruitment partners, ensuring the smooth operation of the recruitment team tasks.

Project Overview

Medair’s global HR function supports the organisation in the implementation of world class humanitarian aid projects by ensuring that the organisation has adequate systems and structures to efficiently recruit and retain the right people.The HR function is also working on impacting Medair’s culture by creating and sustaining a work environment where our values are fully alive and staff is being cared of through a “people to people” model.

Workplace & Conditions

Medair Global Support Office (GSO), Lausanne, Switzerland.

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

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

June 2019. Full time. Fixed Term, usually 4-6 months contract.

Key Activity Areas

Recruitment Strategy

· Support and contribute to the development and implementation of the Medair recruitment strategy, policy and guidelines together with the Recruitment Team Leader, Recruitment Partners and Recruitment Assistant.

· Provides input into the analysis of recruitment activities to provide ROI statistics and improvement possibilities for recruitment targeting and results.

Selection process

· Deliver and use the selection process for new / vacant positions.

· Screen applications at the primary interaction level, and progress successful candidates through the subsequent application stages. Customer service based approach to candidates and staff.

· Have a customer service based approach towards candidates throughout process.

· Present participants for the ROC: pre-selected candidates for a job and selected candidates for Medair Talent pool (Post ROC). Work in conjunction with Rec P and Rec Assistant to invite to ROC.

Recruitment Database management

· Contribute to the management of the Medair recruitment database system and ensure it is kept up to date on candidate selection criteria and availability.

· Facilitate and promote use of the database and reports among all HR staff.

· Research and develop key contact information within the recruitment database to support recruitment activities and communications.

· Ensure data is utilised according to GDPR requirements.

ROC Support/Planning/ Delivery

· Plan and prepare all stages of the ROC (pre, during, after), including all preparation for participants and staffing needs.

· Ensure ROC preparation is complete, with administration, supplies and checklists completed before ROC, and restocked after ROC.

· Engage and support the ROC, incl. preparation, planning, communication, administration and continued improvement.

· Deliver quality support throughout the whole ROC process, including planning of dates in collaboration with the Rec TL, and in accordance with the GSO annual calendar.

Team Spiritual Life

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

· Recent graduate in HR or a related field.

· HR certification or Master in a related field of operation (optional).

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

Experience / Competencies

· Previous exposure to professional social networks (Linkedin, Xing…).

· Experience in supporting hiring managers, process-building, planning and execution, working under tight deadlines will be a plus.

· Knowledgeable with the Microsoft office Environment.

· Working experience with an HRIS is a plus.

· Experience with applicants tracking system.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Understanding of humanitarian sector is a plus.

· Ability to work and analyze data.

· Organization and time management skills.

· Driven and result-oriented with a positive attitude.

· Strong interpersonal skills.

· Ability to build strong and long term relationships.

Benefits Package provided to International Headquarters Internship Staff

· Salary of 1670 CHF/month at 100%.

· Holiday allocation.

· Accident, death and disability insurance coverage; health insurance for loss of earnings (> 6 months internship).

· Great working environment.

· The opportunity to work in an organisation where your contributions make a difference for the world’s most vulnerable.

How to apply:

Application Process – Internships

Before you apply, make sure you are fully committed to the Medair values.

· For this internship role, please apply through our website here.

· Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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Switzerland: Recruitment Assistant – Lausanne

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Apr 022019
 

Organization: Medair
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 30 Apr 2019

Role & Responsibilities

Implement Medair’s International recruitment strategy, sourcing candidates through various channels for Global Support Office and field positions, planning interviews, selecting Medair ROC (Relief & Recovery Orientation Course) participants and ensuring the preparation of the ROC is completed in a timely manner. The Recruitment Assistant provides input into the development of long-term recruiting strategies, supports the recruitment partners, nurtures trusting relationships with alumni and potential candidates and liaises with HR Partners to support internal talent promotion.

Project Overview

Medair’s global HR function supports the organisation in the implementation of world class humanitarian aid projects by ensuring that the organisation has adequate systems and structures to efficiently recruit and retain the right people.The HR function is also working on impacting Medair’s culture by creating and sustaining a work environment where our values are fully alive and staff is being cared of through a “people to people” model.

Workplace & Conditions

Medair Global Support Office (GSO), Lausanne, Switzerland.

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

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, open-ended contract.

Key Activity Areas

Recruitment Strategy

· Support and contribute to the development and implementation of the Medair recruitment strategy, policy and guidelines together with the Recruitment Team Leader and Recruitment Partners.

· Provides input into the analysis of recruitment activities to provide ROI statistics and improvement possibilities for recruitment targeting and results.

Selection process

· Deliver and use the selection process for new / vacant positions.

· Screen applications at the primary interaction level, and progress successful candidates through the subsequent application stages. Customer service based approach to candidates and staff.

· Present participants for the ROC: pre-selected candidates for a job and selected candidates for Medair Talent pool (Post ROC).

Head hunting

· Manage relationships with key potential candidates in Devex, LinkedIn or other online databases.

· Make candidate connections and build relationships to feeding into the recruitment process.

Emergency Response recruitment

· Provide support in the management of the Emergency Response Pool and email, ensuring interested and approved candidates are included and relevant selection criteria are up to date.

Recruitment Database management

· Contribute to the management of the Medair recruitment database system and ensure it is kept up to date on candidate selection criteria and availability.

· Facilitate and promote use of the database and reports among all HR staff.

· Research and develop key contact information within the recruitment database to support recruitment activities and communications.

· Ensure data is utilised according to GDPR requirements.

Relationship and Talent management

· Manage ongoing relationship with Alumni and candidates who have passed the ROC (maintain contact, match current and future opportunities identification with candidate availabilities).

· Contribute to relationship management in other Medair alumni networks (prayer, funding, Media…).

ROC Support/Planning/ Delivery

· Plan and prepare all stages of the ROC, including all preparation for participants and staffing needs.

· Engage and support the ROC, incl. preparation, planning, communication and administration.

· Be an active contributor in maintaining the quality in ROC management within rotating ROC teams.

· Deliver quality support throughout the whole ROC process, including planning of dates in collaboration with the Rec TL, and in accordance with the GSO annual calendar.

Innovation/changes

· Continually improve on key processes, policies, procedures and information systems, through problem solving and new initiatives, in collaboration with the HR colleagues and stakeholders.

· Engage and collaborate on assigned HR projects, track progress and deliver outputs on schedule.

Team Spiritual Life

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

· Bachelor degree in HR or a related field.

· HR certification or Master in a related field of operation (optional).

· Good English and French (oral & written).

Experience / Competencies

· Previous exposure to professional social networks (Linkedin, Xing…).

· Experience in supporting hiring managers, process-building, planning and execution, with deadlines.

· Knowledgeable with the Microsoft office Environment.

· Working experience with an HRIS is a plus. Experience with applicants tracking system.

· Experience as an HR generalist/ business partner will be a plus.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Understanding of humanitarian sector or previous position in an INGO is a plus.

· Ability to work and analyze data. Organization and time management skills.

· Driven and result-oriented with a positive attitude. Strong interpersonal skills.

· Ability to build strong and long term relationships.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values.

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

Application Process

a) go to our Current Vacancies page

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

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

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Switzerland: International expert – Institutional development (Planning and Research)

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Mar 302019
 

Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 03 Apr 2019

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is dedicated to improving the security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights. DCAF contributes to making peace and development more sustainable by assisting partner states and international actors supporting these states, to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms. It creates innovative knowledge products, promotes norms and good practices, provides legal and policy advice and supports capacity‐building of both state and non‐state security sector stakeholders.

DCAF’s Foundation Council comprises 62 member states, the Canton of Geneva and six permanent observers. Active in over 70 countries, DCAF is internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading centres of excellence for security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR). DCAF is guided by the principles of neutrality, impartiality, local ownership, inclusive participation, and gender equality. For more information please visit www.dcaf.ch

The DCAF’s Middle East and North Africa Division is working with the Capability, Accountability and Sustainability Programme (CASP) in Palestine.

CAPS is a UK funded programme of support to the Palestinian Security Sector. CASP will deliver improved financial and human resources management, policy-making capability, a more effective security sector complaints handling system, and increased internal accountability of Palestinian Authority Security Forces (PASF). This work is one stream of the UK’s Conflict, Security and Stability programme on the Middle East Peace Process (MEPP). The overall objective of the programme is “A contribution to the construction of conditions needed for successful negotiations resulting in a lasting 2 State Solution.” The Outcome of this project is: “A more capable, accountable, sustainable and inclusive PA security sector; and improved, more inclusive PA legitimacy and ability to govern.”

For our Middle East and North Africa Division, we are looking for a:

International expert – Institutional development (Planning and Research)

Location: Home based with two missions to Ramallah, Palestine

Starting date: The Mandate covers the period from 8 April 2019 to 30 June 2019

Duration: 15 days

The role

In close coordination with the Team Leader, the Senior Advisor and the local expert on Planning, the International Expert will support the methodology development of Planning and Research at the Ministry of Interior and all security services and commissions with a focus on identification of:

  1. Gaps and problems at the level of policies, systems and procedures as well as the level of implementation of existing policies, systems and procedures;

  2. Gaps that can be addressed by tailored training and empowering staff of each security institution.

The mandate consists of:

  • Providing technical assistance to the local expert over the course of the inception phase;
  • Supporting the local expert throughout the process of developing the methodology development;
  • Providing inputs in all documents produced by the local expert;
  • Developing a single intervention plan including: outputs, activities, time frame, defining roles and responsibilities, risk plan.

YOUR EXPERIENCE

Education, knowledge and experience

  • Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration or related fields;
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant work experience in strategic planning;
  • Previous experience in the oPt or other countries in the region;
  • Excellent command of oral and written English. Arabic is an asset;
  • Specific knowledge or experience in any of the aforementioned three points is an asset;
  • Experience in working in multicultural and interdisciplinary teams;
  • Experience in facilitating and drafting workshops;
  • Proven experience in developing an intervention plan including: outputs, activities, time frame, defining roles and responsibilities, risk plan;
  • Experience in facilitating workshops.

Skills

  • Excellent communication and drafting skills;
  • Proven problem-solving skills;
  • Strong planning and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and towards tight deadlines;
  • Cultural sensitivity;
  • IT skills, particularly in Word and Excel.

We offer:

  • a rewarding, dynamic and challenging work experience
  • the chance to be part of a multicultural team of supportive, hardworking and values-driven people
  • the chance to contribute to improving security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights

How to apply:

The proposal must be submitted before Wednesday 3 April 2019, 23:00 Geneva time, in an electronic version to DCAF email address (opmena@dcaf.ch) stating in the subject “International expert – Institutional development (Planning)”.

The proposal must contain the following elements:

  • Outline of methodology for the assignment (max. 1 page)
  • Cover letter (max. 1 page)
  • CV

DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.

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Switzerland: ACAPS is recruiting a new Analysis Team Leader in Geneva

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Mar 262019
 

Organization: Assessment Capacities Project
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 15 Apr 2019

The purpose of this position is to ensure that ACAPS analysis products are innovative, relevant, and high-quality, and in line with ACAPS strategic goals. The person in this position will provide direction for, grows and strengthen the trainee analyst team.

Role and responsibilities
Specific responsibilities:

  1. Team management, trainee/junior analyst mentoring
    a. Mentor and guide trainee analysts from recruitment to end of contract.
    b. Support, both administratively and professionally, trainee analysts throughout their ACAPS programme.
    c. Contribute to planning the composition and structure and activities of the team to meet needs as defined in mission/strategy.
    d. Review, adapt, and oversee trainee analysis team activities to ensure consistent and high-quality implementation of methodology and practice of analysis.
    e. Lead the recruitment process of analysts.
    f. Insure the performance appraisal and development plan management of the team.
    g. Encourage positive and professional team dynamics within the trainee analyst team.

  2. Product development
    a. Support and advise on conceptualisation, design and production of new
    information and analytical products and series to meet target
    audience/client needs.
    b. Review content of products for quality and depth of analysis and for clarity
    of messaging and communications, ensuring optimal use of data
    visualisation, mapping and infographics.
    c. Be responsible for maintaining an overview of ACAPS analytical products
    and production.
    d. Ensure ACAPS products adhere to and promote ACAPS mission/strategy;
    have consistent branding and identity; and follow a relevant, timely, and
    feasible production schedule.

  3. Editorial management:
    a. Consult and lead trainee analyst team to develop overall policy to meet mission/strategy demands.
    b. Participate in decision-making on editorial priorities and choices in production.
    c. Maintain regular contact with professional editors as necessary.

  4. Perform other duties in the organisation as appropriate:
    a. Available to support editorial review of Briefing Notes at short notice, including outside office working hours.
    b. Carry out language editing as emergency cover requires.
    c. Support the communication team.
    d. Other duties within own limitations as requested and authorised by Head of Programme.

  5. Operations and field support:
    a. May be required to support operations manager to undertake short field deployments and design and plan field methodologies for ACAPS field missions.
    b. Provide advice to colleagues in the field for primary and secondary data collection and needs analysis design.
    c. Support where necessary the writing and development of proposals.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit before 15 April 2019 the following documents via jobs@acaps.org

• Cover Letter describing previous experience in this area
• CV and personal history form

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Switzerland: Senior Access Manager

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Mar 232019
 

Organization: Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 23 Apr 2019

The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) is a not-for-profit research and development organization that addresses global public health needs by developing and delivering new or improved antibiotic treatments, while endeavoring to ensure sustainable access. Initiated and incubated through close collaboration between WHO and Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), GARDP is part of the implementation of the Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance that calls for new public-private partnerships for encouraging research and development of new antimicrobial agents and diagnostics.

GARDP’s mission is to work in partnership with the public and private sectors, to develop and deliver new treatments for bacterial infections where drug resistance is present or emerging, or for which inadequate treatment exists.

Purpose of the position

This position is responsible for supporting the development and operationalization of the sustainable access strategy for new antibiotics developed by GARDP. Together with the Program team and the GARDP Business Development team, the Senior Access Manager coordinates all sustainable access activities to support the launch and uptake of new antibiotics developed by GARDP, with a specific focus on Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).

Contribution

The Senior Access Manager turns the strategic intent into operational reality through the design, development and implementation of specific activities embedded into the R&D program. S/he plans, integrates and coordinates work to deliver a comprehensive sustainable access strategy and manage operational aspects of the delivery. S/he proposes strategic direction, resource requirements to his/her direct supervisor.

Scope of Work (Results)

His/her role affects delivery of the R&D programs (with STI as the initial priority) and success of the teams and directly impacts on the output of GARDP in the short to medium terms. Delivery of the R&D access objectives will be the responsibility of this role inputting into the program’s objectives under the overall accountability of the program leader.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership on access matters and conduct scoping activities to facilitate creation and implement of an overall sustainable access strategy for R&D programs
  • Coordinate the design, development and implementation of activities included in the sustainable access strategy for the R&D programs
  • Work with the R&D and BD teams to develop specific tools and ways of working to meet specific objectives and timelines related to sustainable access
  • Work with partners (i.e. WHO, countries, pharma partners) to ensure that countries adopt new GARDP-supported antibiotics in line with WHO’s guidance for the treatment and/or prevention of bacterial infections.
  • Support the BD team in quantifying disease burden and designing and executing market research in target territories.
  • Support the development of the program regulatory strategy
  • Maintain GARDP close engagement and alignment with key partners and stakeholders in the regions (e.g. WHO-SEARO, PAHO, National Control Programs, key opinion leaders and implementing agencies, etc…).
  • Alongside R&D team, jointly lead product launch by designing and implementation phase IV studies, implementation studies and adequate surveillance programs

Experience

  • Substantial experience working with introduction of new medicines and/or interventions designed to reduce the burden of disease

  • Significant experience working with/in LMICs, ideally with a focus on public health

  • Experience working for or with pharmaceutical companies desirable but not requisite

  • Proven track record of successfully managing project implementation in multi-stakeholder environments

  • Expertise in understanding of the global landscape of PDPs; common Access barriers and solutions; program implementation; supply chain mapping; drug quantification and tendering practices

  • Understanding of clinical development

Education

  • University degree in Public Health, Pharmacy, or Business Administration with a focus on healthcare products or technologies

    OR

  • University degree in Life Sciences with significant experience in similar role

Other Requirements

  • Fluency in English

  • Proficiency in local languages desirable

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Suite

How to apply:

  • Please submit your application using the online form
  • Deadline for application: Accepting applications until April 23rd 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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