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|[Saved] Switzerland: Chief Operating OfficerClosing date: 2017-05-15Organization: Global Apprenticeships Network Share|
|[Saved] Switzerland: Cluster leader - PeacebuildingClosing date: 2017-05-15Organization: Geneva Centre for Security Policy Share|
|[Saved] Switzerland: Personal Assistant (Intern)Closing date: 2017-05-30Organization: Flowminder Foundation Share|
|[Saved] Switzerland: Head of MarketingClosing date: 2017-06-19Organization: Medair Share|
|[Saved] Switzerland: Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)Closing date: 2017-08-18Organization: Medair Share|
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Switzerland: Chief Operating Officer
Closing date: 2017-05-15Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Global Apprenticeships Network
Closing date: 15 May 2017
The Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN) is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN) was established in 2013 in response to the global youth unemployment crisis and the need for business to ensure skills for the future. The GAN is an international coalition of committed companies, international organizations and employers federations that are dedicated to work- readiness programs with the ultimate goal of creating job opportunities for youth and a skills base that matches labour demand. The GAN depends on key strategic partnerships, e.g. EU, G20/B20, UN Global Compact, WEF, World Bank, etc. to deliver on its mandate.
GAN National Networks (GNNs) are the platform, on the ground, which allows the GAN to achieve concrete results. The GNNs essential role is to quantify commitments and root the GAN concepts within the national context catering to the distinct economic, cultural and institutional needs present at the national and local level. Currently, there are six GNNs in Turkey, Indonesia, Spain, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico. GNNs will be launched in Malawi, Netherlands, France, Costa Rica and Tanzania in 2017. There are requests to launch 30 more worldwide. The Chief Operating Officer will work closely with Executive Director (ED) to ensure the GAN delivers on its commitments and mandate and will serve as a deputy to the ED.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) will lead and implement business strategies, plans and procedures, which includes all internal and external operational activities. The Chief Operating Officer Director (COO) will maintain control of diverse business operations and secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.
Lead and manage the daily operations (Human Resources, Budget and Finance and General Administration of the organization which includes possible offices outside of Switzerland
Manage and oversee the statutory requirements for governance structures such as General Council, Management Board and Advisory Committees
Oversee the field structures GAN National Network in various locations
Establish policies that promote the organization s culture and vision
Assist in fundraising ventures including preparing budgets and human resources requirements
Represent the GAN at international meetings, industry-group conferences, professional associations, and other public and private venues.
Ensure reporting mechanisms (KPIs) are in place for monitoring country-level engagement and company commitments
Identify best practices and improve internal systems with an eye towards future needs and budget realities.
Mentoring, coaching; visible, approachable sounding board/resources
10 to 15 years in a senior management position in a private or public organization, foundation, or government agencies
Advanced degree in social sciences, administration or related area
Understanding of business functions such as HR, finance, marketing, law within a NGO environment
Track record in delivering superior results, commanding respect, and assuming leadership roles
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people public and private sectors from diverse backgrounds
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Passionate about GAN s mission and impact
Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings
Transparent, direct, with substance, imagination, creativity
Remain focused in the face of pressure, delivers against timelines, not intimidated by tasks/time limitation
Language skills: excellent written and spoken English and another language either Spanish, Arabic or French.
Ability to travel 40% of the time to provide on-site leadership for multi-state operating units and programs
How to apply:
Please send a CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Switzerland: Cluster leader - Peacebuilding
Closing date: 2017-05-15Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Geneva Centre for Security Policy
Closing date: 15 May 2017
Join us in transforming the world, one class at a time
The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) provides forward-thinking and innovative solutions for policymakers and organizations concerned with international affairs, peace and security in today s complex, globalized world. We are leaders in delivering executive education in global peace and security policy. More than 800 participants, from over 100 nations, from the public, non-profit and private sectors attend our courses every year. We are an international foundation with 51 member states from across the globe located in the state-of-the-art Maison de la paix at the heart of international Geneva. We are also recognised as a cutting-edge, dynamic and impactful platform that facilitates dialogue and exchangein support of peace, security and international cooperation (www.gcsp.ch).
At GCSP we pride ourselves on our multinational team of experts as well as an ever-growing alumni community of over 5500 international professionals with global influence.
Interested in joining our highly motivated and dedicated team? If you are entrepreneurial, results-driven and a team player that is committed to providing innovative ideas and making our stakeholders live a stunning experience, you may be our future:
Cluster Leader, Peacebuilding
As the Leader of the Peacebuilding Cluster at the GCSP, you will have a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in increasing our impact during an exciting growth phase.
As a core team member of the Leadership, Crisis and Conflict Management Programme you will be responsible and accountable for a cluster of work on Peacebuilding, which requires you to:
Lead, initiate, design and implement impact-oriented contributions to the Programme and GCSP (including courses, workshops, dialogue events, conferences, policy papers, conference reports);
Fundraise for project-related activities;
Initiate and contribute to the development of comprehensive and sustainable strategies towards achieving the Programme s objectives;
Contribute and represent the Programme and GCSP at events organised by GCSP partner organisations and institutions and attend other Programme and GCSP relevant conferences;
Represent the GCSP and maintain and develop a network of Programme and GCSP relevant experts;
Establish project budgets, identify funding sources and contribute to the financial management of projects;
Coordinate and support the administrative preparation, implementation and follow-up of Programme and project activities.
In addition, you will provide leadership and expertise across the GCSP and contribute to its mission and goals in an impartial and inclusive manner by fostering a stimulating multi-cultural learning environment.
How to apply:
You will have the following skills and competences:
At least seven to ten years of professional experience and demonstrable expertise in Peacebuilding, including field-based experience;
Experience in project, programme and course curriculum design, implementation and delivery within a professional and adult learning environment;
A demonstrated entrepreneurial mind-set and drive;
Access to a wide international network of experts;
Doctoral or Master s degree in a field directly relevant to the GCSP s area of interest and competence;
Excellent written and spoken English, French is an asset;
Swiss or EU national, or holder of a valid Swiss work permit.
If you recognise yourself in this ambitious challenge, we are eager to receive your full application file via www.jobup.chuntil 15 May 2017.
The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position from 1stJuly 2017 or at a date to be agreed upon. The GCSP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages applications of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.
Switzerland: Personal Assistant (Intern)
Closing date: 2017-05-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Flowminder Foundation
Closing date: 30 May 2017
Location:Geneva Impact Hub
Duration:4+ months, 40 hours per week
Salary: 1000 CHF per month
The Flowminder Foundation is a non-profit organisation registered in Stockholm, Sweden with a large staff contingent located in Southampton, UK. Our mission is to improve public health and welfare in low- and middle-income countries. The data we provide are global public goods. We work with governments, intergovernmental organizations and NGOs. Flowminder collects, aggregates, integrates and analyses anonymous mobile operator data, satellite, and household survey data. We often work with extremely large datasets, composed of billions of data points. Our analyses enable us to map the distributions, movements and characteristics of vulnerable populations in low- and middle-income countries. We help save lives by providing analyses and decision support to all relevant parties, based on the latest academic advances. Our work includes both research and operations, aimed towards having a concrete impact on vulnerable populations.
The Flowminder Foundation is offering unique internship positions to support our senior management team in our Geneva headquarters. Interns will support the Executive Director and key personnel in a range of activities including: administration, research, contract management, project management and event management. This position comprises a strong involvement in the Executive Director s daily activities, including organising travel, taking meeting minutes, researching information, and compiling briefings.
The ideal candidate for the Internship will possess:
A strong interest in our organisation and a desire to help us achieve our goals in improving lives.
A university level degree, or be in their final year of study for such a degree.
Excellent communication skills
Highly proficient written and spoken English
Good knowledge of French is a plus
Excellent organisational skills
Excellent punctuality, and time management skills
Good research skills
A sociable and personable nature
Computer literate and a fast learner
Ability to work independently and a good sense of initiative
A positive attitude and desire to learn
Dynamic, ability to work in fast past rapidly changing environments.
How to apply:
To apply for an internship at Flowminder please submit a covering letter and CV in ONE .pdf and name the file with your LAST NAME.
Please submit all applications only by email to careers+INTGVA0317@flowminder.orgstating INTGVA0317 in the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Switzerland: Head of Marketing
Closing date: 2017-06-19Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 19 Jun 2017
Role & Responsibilities
Responsible for the overall coordination, development, and delivery of all digital marketing, Swiss direct marketing, and private-audience engagement initiatives, primarily in Switzerland, but also internationally, exclusive of Medair affiliated countries. Actively collaborate and work with colleagues in other Medair offices, supporting them with core services and technologies, and finding ways to increase synergies. Coordinate the creation and execution of all marketing and fundraising campaigns and relevant activities.
Medair Headquarters (HQ) provides operational guidance for country programmes, along with both technical and compassionate support for our relief workers. Within our headquarters and affiliate offices, we are also responsible for promoting the work of Medair to the world, to raise and manage the funds needed to run our life-saving and sustaining programmes, and to recruit international and HQ staff.
Medair HQ, Lausanne, Switzerland
Starting Date / Initial Contract Details
July 2017. Full time, open-ended contract
Key Activity Areas
Lead print and digital marketing and Swiss direct marketing teams in communicating a strongly defined brand for Medair to its stakeholders and audiences.
Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of Medair s digital marketing strategy and Swiss direct marketing plans to sustain and continually increase the support from Medair s key audiences
Drive the integration of audience research and data, ensuring that regular research is undertaken to understand existing audiences better as well as to develop and grow new audiences.
Contribute to the preparation and revision of appropriate plans and policies that will result in effective fundraising and marketing of Medair and contribute to its future development. Ensure that guidelines, policies, processes, and procedures of all key activities are accurate and documented.
Deliver monthly progress reports and analyses of all marketing-related activities. Update the budgets for all related tasks and track the ROI of marketing initiatives.
Innovation & Change
Lead and inspire the team to stay alert by testing and adopting new trends, methods, products, and technologies that increase engagement from our key audiences. Work with the team to review and optimise ways and tools to increase team members effectiveness to deliver their objectives.
Team Leadership & Coaching
Create an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort. Encourage creativity, risk-taking, constant review, and improvement. Manage the daily workflow to ensure deadlines are reached and expectations are managed.
Effectively represent and manage the team in setting plans and goals within the context of the Medair organisational strategy and M&R strategy.
Assure that team members have the necessary skills and training to effectively participate on the team and deliver their objectives. Recognise and celebrate team-member accomplishments.
Supervise team and plans to ensure staff resources are available during planned events (campaigns) or unforeseen events (crises, emergencies, leave, and other absences).
Work collaboratively across the organisation to sustain good working relationships with internal stakeholders, teams in other Medair offices, and Medair country programmes around the world.
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 HQ prayer network.
This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.
Degree qualification in marketing communications, fundraising, or equivalent work experience.
Strong working knowledge of English and French (spoken and written).
Working knowledge of German (spoken and written) an asset.
Experience / Competencies
Minimum 5 years professional experience in a related field, ideally in a similar role.
Knowledge of project management tools (Jira or similar), web & social media tools.
Experience with CRM (Salesforce) and CMS (WordPress, Drupal, or ExpressionEngine).
Excellent knowledge of the principles of marketing communications, fundraising, and how to leverage this to generate relationships, income, influence, and impact.
Good project management skills. Able to plan ahead, monitor, and review activities and objectives.
Analytical thinking and strong capacity to draw recommendations.
Strong budget and project-cost management skills.
Strong people management skills. Ability to develop and inspire marketing communications teams in an NGO setting and apply marketing communications principles in this environment.
Quick to grasp new ideas, passionate about marketing trends and market evolutions.
Office work in a dynamic open-office environment. Some travel to visit Medair offices may be required.
Available to be mobilised to work outside of office hours in the event of a humanitarian emergency, natural disaster, or international conflict.
Ready to take part and be actively involved in the Crisis Management support or core team in the event of a security incident.
How to apply:
Before you apply, please ensure you are fully aware of the:
b) Profilessought for International Headquarters staff.
To apply, then:
a) go to our Current Vacanciespage
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.
Switzerland: Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)
Closing date: 2017-08-18Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 18 Aug 2017
Role and Responsibilities
If you have professional experience that matches one or more of the Medair sectorsbut you cannot see any current jobs that fit your profile, apply directly for the Medair ROC, our Relief and Recovery Orientation Course . We will try and match your profile to our upcoming field vacancy needs and if there is a good match, we will consider you for this or a future ROC. Everyone who works as an Internationally Recruited Staff in one of our field programmes must first successfully complete the ROC.
The ROC is an intensive experiential orientation to relief work with Medair. This 7 day course is held three/four times a year. The cost of the course is dependent on your relief experience. Participants experience the challenges of relief work through practical simulations and become familiar with Medair s values, projects, and country programmes. Each participant will be interviewed by a senior member of the Medair Human Resources team to evaluate the week and discuss their possible future with Medair in a field programme. The course is normally held in Switzerland or in Europe, occasionally in the United States.
ROC Course Location
Ballaigues, near Geneva, Switzerland
23rd September 30th September 2017
Closing Date for Applications
18th August 2017
Initial Contract Details
If a field contract is signed after the ROC, it normally ranges from (a minimum of) 12 months to 2 years
Medair is currently working in Afghanistan,D.R. Congo,Haiti,Iraq,Madagascar,Nepal, Myanmar, thePhilippines,Sierra Leone,Somalia,South Sudanand Syria (regional response in Lebanon and Jordan). Field contracts given will be based in one of these countries or any new programmes that Medair starts up.
Key Activity Areas
The ROC simulation includes practical exercises, research, and daily updates of changing field conditions and security bulletins.
Key Experience / Qualifications
Medair seeks a wide range of professionals with experience, qualifications and training in the following sectors:
- Minimum 1 year's professional experience in one of the sectors referred to above
- Relevant professional qualification; Post-graduate qualification in relief or development desirable
- Humanitarian, security, international development
- Senior management, project management, business administration
- Medical, nutrition, public health, tropical medicine
- Engineering, (civil, environmental)
- Construction (architecture, site management)
- Logistics / Supply Chain
- Human Resources
- Finance, accounting, grant management
- Communications, fundraising, marketing and media
- Information and communications technology (ICT)
Other Experience / Competencies
Standard ranges of experience and competencies required for Medair field positions:
Minimum 1 year's professional experience in one of the sectors referred to above
Project management and team management experience
Management experience desirable, especially in a relief environment
Experience at cross cultural communication techniques; Diplomatic and sensitive to cross cultural issues; Good negotiation skills, especially in the context of another culture
Clear verbal and written communication skills; Able to express views clearly
Experience in dealing with donors and government officials desirable
Experience in training/mentoring staff; Team player with strong relational skills
Committed to team-building, and to consultative and servant leadership
Planning, assessment and analytical skills
Report writing and proposal writing skills desirable
Good level of self-motivation, with a pro-active approach to work, problem solver, dynamic, mature
Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks
Capacity to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Ability to live and work in conflict and rural environment
Profiles sought for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) roles in the field
Professionals with 12 months or more relevant relief or development experience (Experienced Relief Workers).
Professionals with less than 12 months relevant relief or development experience (New Relief Workers).
Experienced professionals in a relevant Medair sector of expertise.
Overseas intercultural experience.
Fully committed to the Medair values; to reflect the vision and values of Medair with team members, local staff, and external contacts.
Strong working knowledge of English, spoken and written.
Working knowledge of French, spoken and written, for French-speaking field programmes.
Able to live and work in a multicultural team under difficult conditions.
Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, honesty, and physically fit.
Single or married (with no children under 18). If married, your spouse must also apply.
All potential candidates for field positions must successfully complete the Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC). Information, dates and related costs can be found via this link.
Benefits Package provided to all Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS)
Comprehensive briefing at our Swiss Headquarters, as well as an in-country briefing.
Security training for those going to insecure environments.
Accommodation, food, and transportation in-country.
Return flights to and from the country programme (one return flight for every year of service).
Rest and recuperation (R&R) leave (including travel, accommodation, and food).
Comprehensive medical and emergency rescue insurance, with up to 60 days post-assignment coverage, including debriefing.
Specific benefits for Experienced Relief Workers (IRS)
(Applicants with 12 months or more relevant relief or development experience)
A salary based upon the grade of the position and experience of the position-holder, starting from USD 1,700 per month.
Contribution matching programme for retirement savings.
Additional contract benefit allowance for those who commit to longer contracts.
Highly subsidised contribution to Medair ROC travel and accommodation costs.
Specific benefits for New Relief Workers (IRS)
(Applicants with less than 12 months relevant relief or development experience)
USD 300 per month.
As soon as 12 months relief work or its equivalent has been completed, a salary based upon the grade of the position, starting from USD 1,700 per month, and other experienced relief worker benefits.
The following are standard working conditions in our field programmes (specific locations may vary in their security situations):
Based in the capital or main base, or in field project locations.
Living standards are reasonably good and often the security situation is stable but this can change rapidly.
International staff are sometimes limited in their movements and social activities.
Some of the projects may be implemented in more remote and potentially insecure locations.
Field visits have basic living conditions, sometimes arduous travel and potentially high levels of insecurity.
How to apply:
Before you apply, please ensure you are fully aware of the:
* Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)(which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions)
Then to apply, go to the "Current Vacancies" page then:
apply for a Medair ROC(where we can try and match your competencies to our vacancy needs)
or apply for a field vacancy that matches your profile
Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CV s will be reviewed.Medair does not set closing / deadline dates for applications; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled.
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