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

Triple Nexus Adviser, RCO Juba, South Sudan  (PDF, 283.5 kB, English)
UN-Resident Coordinator’s Office, Juba
Deadline for application: 28.03.2021

Deputy Patrol Hub Leader (PDF, 277.8 kB, English)
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
Deadline for application: 07.03.2021

Senior Organized Crime Adviser (PDF, 282.7 kB, English)
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Deadline for application: 9 March 2021

Sekundierung als Expertin / Experte für «Small Arms and Light Weapons and Mine Action»
NATO / Bruxelles
Deadline for application: 17 March 2021

Détaché(e) en qualité de Chef(fe) Composante civil
Ecole de Maintien de la Paix Alioune Blondin BEYE /  Bamako, Mali  
Deadline for application: 17 March 2021

Junior Professional Officer “individual complaints at treaty body strengthening” OHCHR in Geneva (PDF, 128.7 kB, English)
Recruitment by cinfo
Deadline for Application: 28 March 2021

Junior Professional Officer in Human Rights, OHCHR in Tunis (PDF, 159.1 kB, English) 
Recruitment by cinfo
Deadline for Application: 28 March 2021

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Planned positions

Human Security Adviser for Burundi in Bujumbura
Start of assignment in Summer 2021, recruitment process has not yet started

Peace and Development Adviser (PDA)
Secondment to the Office of the Resident Coordinator in Islamabad, Pakistan

Peace and Development Specialist
Secondment to the Office of the Resident Coordinator in Táchira, Venezuela

Human Security Adviser for Sudan

Peace and Development Adviser Burundi in Bujumbura
Secondment to the Office of the Resident Coordinator

Peacebuilding Adviser Palestine
Secondment to the Office of the Resident Coordinator

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

Monitoring Officer, Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, OSCE

Junior Professional Officer (Human Dimension), OSCE

Junior Professional Officer on Gender OHCHR East Africa Regional Office in Addis Abeba (PDF, 111.9 kB, English)
Recruitment by cinfo 

Junior Professional Officer Assistant to the Special Rapporteur on Torture, OHCHR in Geneva (PDF, 126.7 kB, English)
Recruitment by cinfo

Junior Professional Officer Assistant to the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Assembly and Association in Geneva (PDF, 141.3 kB, English)
Recruitment by cinfo

Junior Professional Officer in Human Rights, Prevention and Sustaining Peace Section, OHCHR in New York (PDF, 129.3 kB, English)
Recruitment by cinfo

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. 

No current vacancies.

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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