Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
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 Design Intern to join the IMPACT Initiatives team in Geneva, Switzerland.
Position: Research Design Intern**
Supervisor: Senior Research Design Officer Duration: 6 months Start date: ASAP
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.
How to apply:
Please send, in English, your cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate the below reference in the subject line of your email.
REF: 17/GEN/RESEARCH DESIGNI NTERN
For more information, visit us at http://www.impact-initiatives.org
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 15 Jan 2018
Position Title : Migrant Protection and Assistance Specialist
Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P4
Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 15 January 2018
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:
(Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Maldives, Malawi,
Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa
The Migrant Assistance Division (MAD) has the institutional responsibility for overseeing policy and technical guidance to the field in assisted voluntary return and reintegration, counter-trafficking programming and general protection and assistance to migrants in a vulnerable situation, including migrant children. As such, MAD is built around practice areas comprising of: Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration, Countering Human Trafficking, Migrants in a Vulnerable Situation, Migrant Children, Sustainable Supply Chains, and Thematic Data and Analytics.
Under the direct supervision of the Senior AVM (Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants (AVM)) Specialist and the overall supervision of the Head of the Migrant Assistance Division, the successful candidate will contribute to advancing the Division’s migrant protection and assistance portfolio, which includes the counter-trafficking programmatic area and programmes that aim to address the rights and needs of other migrants in a situation of vulnerability, with a specific focus on migrant children and victims of trafficking and exploitation in times of crises.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in International Affairs, Political Science, Law, Human Rights, Development Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with nine years of relevant professional experience.
• Cumulative work experience in the field of counter trafficking, migration management and operational support;
• Good knowledge of IOM project development, and management;
• Strong computer literacy; Microsoft Office and Adobe suite;
• Experience in reporting and evaluation;
• Operational experience with respect to direct assistance and assisted voluntary return &
• Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions and
Fluency in English and French or Spanish is required. Working knowledge of a third IOM official language, a definite advantage.
• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;
• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
• Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
• Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;
• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
• Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
• Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
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 15 January 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to:
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.
From 02.01.2018 to 15.01.2018
Requisition: VN 2018/04 (P) – Migrant Protection&AssistanceSpecialist(P4)-Geneva,Switzerland
Posting: Posting NC55300324 (55300324) Released
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 19 Feb 2018
Civil Engineer (Generalist) Associate
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.
Each year, armed conflict disrupts millions of lives. The ICRC’s water and habitat activities ensure that people in conflict zones have access to water and create or maintain a sustainable living environment. Ultimately, this work reduces death and suffering due to habitat damage or disruption to water supplies.
The ICRC’s Water and Habitat Unit has five main areas of activity:
Water supply, storage and distribution
The post holder will be part of the Water and Habitat team and work within the ICRC Assistance Division at the headquarter level. He/she will participate in the development of the Unit’s activities by supporting the team in its day to day tasks and by developing technical standards, tools and guidelines.
Interest in humanitarian issues
The position will be a full-time paid traineeship of 12 months, based at the ICRC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
If interested, please fill the application form at the following link including CV with a motivation letter.
In case you can contact us at email@example.com.
How to apply:
To apply, please visit: https://www.icrc.org/en/document/traineeship-water-and-habitat-unit