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Helvetas  

Site: Switzerland, Bern

Helvetas is a civil-society organization committed to bringing about real change through cooperative partnership with people in developing countries. We are looking for motivated coworkers who want to take part in our efforts to effect change.

At Helvetas we practice an open organizational culture in a multicultural working environment in which coworkers can actively participate and celebrate successful missions together. We offer attractive continuing education and advanced training options so our coworkers can learn and develop both personally and in their professional capacity. We espouse a socially responsible and family-friendly personnel policy with maternity and paternity leave exceeding the statutory minimum, flexible working hours and various health promotion options.

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Helvetas

Social Media Manager:in (W/M/D) 80 - 100%

Switzerland, Zürich , Zürich

Helvetas ist eine Schweizer Organisation für internationale Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und humanitäre Hilfe. Unser Ziel ist eine gerechte Welt, in der alle Menschen selbstbestimmt in Würde und Sicherheit leben, die natürlichen Ressourcen nachhaltig nutzen und zur Umwelt Sorge tragen.Für unsere Marketing & Communications Abteilung suchen wir dich als Social Media Manager:in. Deine Challenge: du machst unseren Content kreativer und wirksamer, vergrösserst unsere Online-Community und stellst ein Influencer-Programm auf die Beine. DEINE AUFGABEN Du entwirfst und implementierst kreative Social-Media-Strategien, die unsere Markenbekanntheit boosten und unser Image schärfen.Du identifizierst, gewinnst und betreust passende Influencer:innen für Helvetas und machst unsere Mitarbeitenden zu Markenbotschafter:innen.Du organisierst Kampagnen auf Plattformen wie Instagram, Facebook und LinkedIn, die unsere Followers aktiv einbinden, Leads generieren und unsere Reichweite vergrössern.Du erstellst Text- und Video-Content und scheust dich auch nicht, vor und hinter der Kamera zu agieren.Du koordinierst den Gesamtauftritt von Helvetas in den sozialen Medien und arbeitest dafür auch Team-übergreifend mit Kolleg:innen in der Schweiz und in unseren Partnerländern.DEINE QUALIFIKATIONENDu hast einen Fachhochschulabschluss in Marketing oder Kommunikation oder eine vergleichbare Ausbildung.Du verbringst täglich systematisch Zeit auf Social Media – nicht nur aus privatem, sondern vor allem aus beruflichem Interesse.Du hast mindestens 5 Jahre Erfahrung im bzw. mit Social Media-Marketing.Erfahrung im Aufbau von Influencer-Beziehungen. Du weisst, wie man Beziehungen knüpft und pflegt – online wie offline.Du bringst Know-how als Content Creator mit. Du kannst schreiben und hast fortgeschrittene technische Skills sowie Plattform- und Tool-Kenntnisse, vor allem im Bereich Video.Du hast ein Verständnis von Performance Marketing und Social Media Kampagnen und verstehst es auch, sie zu analysieren und zu optimieren.UNSER ANGEBOTWir bieten dir eine Position, bei der du jeden Tag aufs Neue einen Beitrag leisten kannst für faire Chancen auf der ganzen Welt und die Möglichkeit, Teil eines engagierten Teams zu sein, das agile Zusammenarbeit und Eigeninitiative gross schreibt. Dich erwartet ein moderner Arbeitsplatz im Zentrum von Zürich in einem internationalen Umfeld und mit flexiblen Arbeitsbedingungen.Wir freuen uns auf deine komplette Bewerbung mit Motivationsschreiben, Lebenslauf und Zeugniskopien bis 16. Juni 2024 via unser Online Recruiting Portal.Bei Fragen zur Stelle hilft dir Christina Meyer, Co-Head Marketing and Fundraising, Tel: +41 44 368 65 65, gerne weiter und weitere Informationen findest du auf unserer Webseite www.helvetas.org.

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24/05/2024
Helvetas

Advisor Private Sector Development (F/M/D) 60-80%

Switzerland, Zürich , Zürich
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Helvetas is an organization specialized in development cooperation and humanitarian response, anchored in Switzerland. Our vision is a just world in which all people determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner.For our Skills, Jobs and Income team based in Zurich and Bern we are looking for a result-oriented and dynamic individual to join our organization as per October 1, 2024 or upon agreement.The Skills, Jobs and Income team provides advisory services to Helvetas programmes and to external clients. The thematic fields in this working area focus on private sector development, market systems, financial inclusion, vocational skills development and basic education. The Inclusive System Approach (ISA) (or Market Systems Development (MSD) approach) that creates business opportunities and skills that help poor and disadvantaged people gain access to jobs and a higher and more secure income, is key to our work.The advisor will support both Helvetas projects as well as external clients through thematic expertise in the following areas:Entrepreneurship promotion and business development for micro, small and medium enterprises in both farm and non-farm sectors.Agricultural value chains and market systems development for smallholders, targeting local as well as regional and export markets.Private sector engagement and facilitation of public-private partnerships.Inclusive Green Economic development for green job creation and green skills development. YOUR MAIN TASKSManage independently advisory mandates on the above topics from external clients.Providing technical and strategic advice on Private Sector Development and Private Sector Engagement to Helvetas programmes and projects in our partner countries and at Head Office.Support Helvetas projects and country programmes in key moments (planning of new projects or phases, reviews and evaluations).Lead or provide substantial inputs to acquisition processes, including proposal writing.Maintain client and partner contacts related to the working area for collaboration and acquisition.YOUR QUALIFICATIONSMaster's degree in economics, business administration, international development or any other area relevant to the position.At least 5 years of experience in international development cooperation with assignments that are thematically relevant, including long-term experience in the Global East / South in several countries and short-term consultancy experience for different clients.Proven experience working on topics such as entrepreneurship promotion, business development, market systems development, labour markets and agricultural value chains and green economy. Experience in vocational skills development is an additional advantage.Strong project management and client relations skills.Proven experience in project/mandate acquisition processes and excellent writing skills.Conceptual competencies, analytical strength, very good advisory and facilitation skills, intercultural and gender sensitivity.Excellent spoken and written English. Fluency in either German or French with a good understanding of the other language. Spanish or Portuguese is an advantage.Readiness to travel 4-5 times a year including to fragile contexts.OUR OFFERA fix-termed contract of two years with a possibility for extension.An interesting opportunity in a motivated team and attractive working conditions. You can expect working in an international environment and in a multicultural setting. The main workplace is Zurich or Bern (close to the respective main stations).We look forward to receiving your complete application including CV, motivation letter, diplomas and work certificates by June 9, 2024 via our online recruiting portal.For further information please contact Sabrina Würmli, Head Skills, Jobs and Income Team, +41 31 385 10 34 or visit our website www.helvetas.org. -->Apply now

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22/05/2024
Helvetas

Humanitarian Finance Manager (F/M/D) - 80-100%

Switzerland, Zürich , Zürich
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Helvetas is a Swiss organisation specialized in development cooperation and humanitarian response. Our vision is a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner.  Helvetas' humanitarian portfolio has been continuously growing in the past years. To strengthen humanitarian finance systems & procedures at country and institutional level we are looking for an experienced and agile humanitarian professional – being based in Bern or Zurich. The position serves for strengthening humanitarian operations by providing technical assistance to field programs in relation to financial processes, as well as by leading the development of institutional finance procedures & tools compliant with requirements of humanitarian programming. As member of the global finance team, the incumbent reports to the Head of International Finance, whilst closely coordinating with the Team Leader Humanitarian Response. Key functions of the position are as follows:1.    Finance management: Financial management for major humanitarian programs2.    On-site technical support: Support country teams in streamlining day-to-day financial operations for humanitarian response projects as well as establishing internal controls, compliance with regulations, and implementation of processes.3.    Systems Development: Lead development of institutional finance/Log procedures & tools compliant with requirements of humanitarian programming.4.    Rapid response: After a significant disaster, deploy as part of the response team to set-up administrative procedures, recruiting new finance staff etc The position requires frequent travel to fragile countries (approx. 50% of work time, with deployments lasting for several weeks) and significant flexibility. In 2024, a strong focus will be on supporting the Ukraine Response, our team is based in Kyiv and Kharkiv.  YOUR MAIN TASKSFinancial Management of selected humanitarian programs       Provide support to finance staff of country teams in relation to budgeting, monthly consolidations, financial reporting, commissioning of local audits.Ensure high quality of financial accounting and quality assurance.Support financial reporting to Donors and clients and review contracts and budget amendments.Roving operations support to country teams in relation to humanitarian finance procedures.Work with Country Directors and Field Finance Managers to ensure proper internal controls are in place and programs are in accordance with donor regulations.Support Country Finance teams in financial follow up, budgeting, and financial reporting.Train Field Finance teams and staff of partner organizations on specific finance topicsOn occasion, gap fill for a senior finance role in a country program.Development of Institutional Finance Procedures & Processes in relation to humanitarian programming requirementsTake lead role in the workstream for further development of institutional finance/procurement procedures adapted to requirements of humanitarian programming.Lead roll-out of new processes & tools incl training of finance staff in country offices and of partner organizations.Rapid response support in case of a sudden onset disasterAs a member of the Rapid Response Team member, deploy to disaster affected area to support local finance team in and/or lead setting up of admin/finance procedures.If required, lead and/or support recruitment and onboarding of new finance staff YOUR QUALIFICATIONSUniversity degree or equivalent in Finance / Business Administration. Experience in Logistics & Human Resource Management is a strong asset.Minimum of 5 years of professional experience abroad in Finance managerial positions for an International NGO in humanitarian contexts, including volatile environmentsProven experience in developing administrative policies, tools, and procedures for a humanitarian organization.Willingness to travel extensively & frequently, also at short notice, to volatile contexts.Strong interpersonal and communication skills; sensitive to cultural values and good listener.A flexible mind-set, combined with a structured way of working.Good command of English and French. Spanish is a strong asset.Advanced IT skills, especially 1C, Banana and/or Abacus accounting programsPreferable: Completed Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) course or readiness to do it.  OUR OFFERA contract for the duration of 2 years (extendable). Attractive working conditions and integration in dynamic teams and environments. Our offices in Bern and Zurich are both close to the main station.We look forward to receiving your complete application in English including motivation letter, CV, certificates and diplomas by May 30, 2024 via our online recruiting portal.For further information please visit our website www.helvetas.org.  --> Apply now

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13/05/2024