Java Web Entwickler – Angular Front / Oracle DB, Luzern

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Senior Oracle Datenbank Administrator (w/m), Schweiz

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Switzerland: Senior Finance Officer

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Dec 232017

Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 09 Jan 2018


While cash-based interventions (CBIs) have been used in UNHCR operations for many years, the Agency has made a renewed institutional commitment to scale and institutionalize CBIs across its operations and institutional structure. As such, UNHCR has launched its CBI Strategy, together with guidance on specific CBI financial management and control to ensure that CBIs are mainstreamed across its operational structures so that the tools, systems, processes and procedures are able to accommodate and manage CBIs at par with in-kind. The Strategy sets out to achieve the institutionalisation of CBIs over a five year period. It builds upon three interdependent work streams with the following objectives:

1) Systematise and expand the use of CBIs across all operations, which focusses on building the capacity in the field to consider and deliver CBIs with financial transparency and accountability. 2) Mainstream CBIs across UNHCR¿s Divisions and Bureaux, which focusses on the necessary transformations within the UNHCR institutional structures and processes so that they are able to embrace CBIs. 3) Develop a portfolio of well-defined cash delivery arrangements, in collaboration with partners including the private sector.

The Senior Finance Officer (CBI) supports the CBI implementation of the institutionalization with particular relevance to the country roll-out of a bespoke CBI Financial Control Framework, to assess and review CBI systems design, processes and procedures, and its integration to Financial Service Providers (Bank/Mobile) to ensure CBI delivery with financial transparency and accountability. Specifically, the incumbent is primarily responsible for ensuring to structure and delivery of integrated CBI financial management with specific emphasis of the dedicated country roll-outs and in this capacity provides also extended support to the finance organization in the country and the Cash Programme, and will support financial management, its processes together with reporting, data analysis, communications, and the development of financial guidance in relation to financial control requirements.

The Senior Finance Officer (CBI) will receive overall guidance and direction from, and will directly report to the Head of Treasury and Cash Services, with dependency and co-ordination through the Cash Programme at UNHCR HQ. The UNHCR CBI Operational and Financial Guidelines apply, on the use of CBIs in Displacement Settings, the UNHCR Manual, and relevant UN and UNHCR programme, financial, budgetary, reporting regulations and rules will guide the work of the incumbent. S/he is also expected to stay abreast of new developments and challenges related to CBIs and actual roll-out of implementations in specific operations and countries, particularly with emphasis of financial management and control issues that arise at different levels throughout the implementation and within the broader CBI delivery in a particular setting, in order to feed these into the Cash Programme co-ordination, systems adaptation, processes and procedures, to enhance and provide contextual financial guidance together with financial reporting for CBIs .


  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) in Business Administration or Finance, or related fields plus minimum 8 years of progressively responsible experience in financial and associated risk management, accounting, reporting. Experience in integrated financial management and reporting in adherence to statutory requirements, and to international accounting standards (IPSAS). Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) plus 9 years or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) plus 7 years of previous relevant work experience may also be accepted.
  • Proven experience in overseeing financial management and control, integrated systems, processes and procedures in applying financial control framework, the standardization and automation thereof.
  • Relevant experience acquired in Cash Based Interventions devising financial traceability, together with structuring process flows for integration with budgeting, accounting, and reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing oversight and governance in Financial Risk Management, including review and assessment of CBI related regulatory compliance requirements in country.
  • Proven application of applying methodologies of financial risk management and substantiating financial service provider selection through technical evaluation of key performance criteria, standards and principles.
  • Experience in integrated ERP systems (preferably PeopleSoft/Oracle), including expertise in financial transactions, their execution through the designed process flows, and determine accounting treatment in compliance with the IPSAS.
  • Experience in Cash Based Intervention to implement a bespoke financial control framework to ensure CBI transparency and accountability.
  • Proven ability being able to set priorities in a considerate and service-oriented manner, under time pressure, with zero tolerance for error and inaccuracies.
  • Experience in facilitating and providing support in financial management to UNHCR operations directly at the field level throughout the roll-out of CBI.
  • Working knowledge of UN/UNHCR¿s financial regulations and rules and associated CBIs implementation relevance
  • Experience in devising compliance criteria in financial management and reporting.
  • Proficiency in English, including strong drafting skills and capacity to communicate complex cash management and associated risk management issues.


  • Good knowledge of the UN system and reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in organizing work effectively in a multi-functional team.
  • Exposure to UN Field operations and humanitarian operations
  • Working knowledge of French.

How to apply:

To apply please go to the UNHCR Careers page (, click on international vacancies and type in Job ID 14628.

To view all international vacancies please go to

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9 January 2018 (midnight Geneva time)

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Switzerland: Traineeship in the Assistance Division

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Dec 072017

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

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

Main responsibilities

Day-to-day operations

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

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

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

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

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

  • Prepare and process raw structured and unstructured data

Business Intelligence

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

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

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

  • Contribute to and maintain the support structure for data quality

  • Contribute to models and analyses with actionable insights

  • Participate in division and institutional efforts at Data Governance

Skills and qualifications

  • Fluency in English, French is a plus

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

  • Experience in humanitarian operations is a plus

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

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

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

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

  • Good verbal and written communication skills


  • Starting date: 1 February 2018

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

How to apply:

To Apply

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

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

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