Employment opportunities

A patrol of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in August 2016 in the Donetsk region.
A patrol of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in the Donetsk region in August 2016. © OSCE/Evgeny Maloletka

The Swiss Expert Pool for Civilian Peacebuilding (SEP) selects vacancies in international organisations based on Switzerland's thematic and geographic priorities and then proposes specialists with the corresponding profile to the organisation.

Current vacancies – SEP-sponsored positions

Adviser on Torture Prevention, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, in Warsaw (PDF, 269.8 kB)
Application Deadline: 03.02.2020

Gender Co-ordinator, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (PDF, 279.4 kB, English)
Application Deadline: 29.01.2020

Junior Professional Officer in Political Affairs, UN DPA – Mediation Support Unit in New York, Recruitment by cinfo
Application Deadline: 12.02.2020

Junior Professional Officer in Human Rights, UNOAU in Addis Ababa
Recruitment by cinfo
Application Deadline: 12.02.2020

Human Security Adviser for Syria, based in Beirut
the recruitment process starts soon

Special Assistant in Humanitarian Coordination to the Resident Coordinator (SARC) (PDF, 169.6 kB, English)
Secondment to Resident Coordinator (Myanmar) planned new job position the recruitment process starts soon

Special Assistant in Programme Management to the Resident Coordinator (SARC) (PDF, 136.2 kB, English)
Secondment to Resident Coordinator (Sri Lanka) planned new job position the recruitment process starts soon

Instructeur « expert civil » (homme ou femme) (titre temporaire)
mis à disposition de l’Ecole de Maintien de la Paix Alioune Blondin BEYE (EMPABB) à Bamako nouveau poste prévu, le processus de recrutement n'a pas encore commencé

Electoral Assistant, P3 or P4 (working title)
Secondment to UNDP in New York planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started

Conflict Senitivity Adviser
(working title)
Secondment to the UN Resident Coordinator, Libya planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started

Human Rights Officer (working title)
Secondment to UNJHRO/MONUSCO planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started

Professional (working title)
Secondment to the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement in Geneva planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started

Lawyer, P3 or P4 (working title)
Secondment to the Office of the Prosecutor, ICC International Criminal Court (ICC-CPI) The Hague, The Netherlands planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started

Professional “Human Rights at Borders” (working title)
Secondment to Frontex, Warsaw planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started

UNPOL
Planned secondment to MONUSCO, DRC
Application: ongoing
See: https://www.eda.admin.ch/civpol

UNPOL
Planned secondment to MINUSMA, Mali planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started
See: https://www.eda.admin.ch/civpol

UNPOL
Planned secondment to UNSOM, Somalia planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started
See: https://www.eda.admin.ch/civpol

UNPOL
Planned secondment to UNMISS, South Soudan planned new job position, the recruitment process has not yet started
See: https://www.eda.admin.ch/civpol

Junior Professional Officer
Direct contracted by OSCE

Junior Professional Officer on the Safe and Secure Management of Ammunition
UNODA in New York the recruitment process starts in March or April 2020 by cinfo (the start of assignment is desired in September / October 2020)

10 UN Youth Volunteers,
UNV, various duty stations. The recruitment process starts in September 2020 by cinfo (the start of assignment is desired in February / March 2021)

Current vacancies – positions not sponsored by the swiss expert pool

The positions below correspond with Switzerland's thematic and geographic policy priorities in peace and human rights but cannot be sponsored by the FDFA. The organisations directly recruit and employ the candidate. We kindly request you to send your application to the relevant organisation. Candidates can inform the SEP of their application.