Employment opportunities

On patrol with the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine.
A patrol of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in the Donetsk region. © 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

MT Human Dimension Co-ordination  (PDF, 248.7 kB, English)
Secondment to OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Donetsk
Application deadline: 15 December 2021

Deputy Head of Operations  (PDF, 248.4 kB, English)
Secondment to OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Kyiv
Application deadline: 21 December 2021

Monitoring Team Leader (PDF, 248.4 kB, English)
Secondment to OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Ukraine 
Application deadline: 22 December 2021

Police experts (PDF, 4.0 MB)
Various UN Missions
Application deadline: ongoing 

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Planned positions

Political Adviser
Secondment to the Office of the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group for the Coordinator of the Humanitarian Working Group of the Trilateral Contact Group, Ukraine

Peace and Development Specialist Burundi in Bujumbura (PDF, 166.0 kB)
Secondment to the UN Office of the Resident Coordinator

Several positions
Secondment to the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, OSCE

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. 

Application dossier

A complete application dossier contains the following documents:

  • Letter of application
  • Copies of diplomas and references
  • Curriculum vitae in English
  • SEF personal data sheet

For OSCE and EU applications with the documents requested in the job advertisement.

Unsolicited applications will not be considered.

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