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Human Rights Associate (Swiss Youth Programme - UNYV)

Colombia, Bogota D.C., Bogotá - OHCHR

[United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)](https://www.ohchr.org/en/ohchr_homepage) helps protect and promote all human rights around the world. OHCHR upholds values that are the roots of peace and inclusion. It advocates practical solutions to fear and injustice, so governments protect the rights of all their people in line with international law. OHCHR monitors their policies and calls them out if they fall short.   OHCHR-Colombia has been present since 1997, it operates from the capital city, Bogotá, and nine field presences across the country. It implements a comprehensive strategy that includes: - Monitoring the human rights situation with a view to advising the authorities on the formu-lation and implementation of policies, programmes,andmeasures to promote and protect human rights, also in the context of violence and internal armed conflict, including through the presentation of annual reports on the human rights situation in Colombia to the Human Rights Council; - Cooperation and technical assistance and advice to the Government to promote respect and observance of human rights and international humanitarian law in Colombia; - Provision of technical assistance and advice to civil society and non-governmental human rights organizations and individuals, and; - Promotion of human rights to the general public and dissemination of information on inter-national human rights and humanitarian law standards.   Your tasks and responsibilities as Human Rights Associate: - Assist in conducting field missions in order to gather relevant information and promote change and impact to improve the human rights situation in Colombia; - Assist in receiving complaints and interviewing victims, witnesses of violations on human rights and breaches of international humanitarian law in one or more selected areas under the responsibility of the Office; - Assist in conducting research and analysis with respect to specific human rights and groups such as indigenous peoples and other ethnic groups in areas under the responsibility of the Office; - Provide support to the Human Rights Officers and Coordinator in the registration and analysis of cases of violations of human rights and breaches of international humanitarian law in the Office database, including proper legal qualification.   Part of the Talent programme ['Swiss Youth at the United Nations'](https://www.cinfo.ch/en/individuals/find-a-job/junior-professional-programmes/talent-programme-swiss-youth-at-the-united-nations-world-bank/talent-programme-swiss-youth-at-the-united-nations), this position is sponsored by the Peace and Human Rights Division (PHRD). This ensures that travel, relocation, life and health insurance costs are covered by the programme and a monthly living allowance is paid.   Please find the full job description here: For the programme: - Swiss nationality; - Master's degree in a relevant field (by end of October 2022); - Ideally 12 months of relevant professional experience (min. 3 months - max. 24 months); - Max. 28 years old at the start of the assignment (born on or after April 1, 1994); - Excellent command of English and 2 official Swiss languages (one active = C1/C2, one passive = A2/B1); - Interest in joining the international cooperation sector.   For this position: - Master's degree in human rights, international law, political or social sciences international relations or a related field; - Demonstrated interest and/or experience (ideally one year) in the area of protection of human rights and international humanitarian law; - Capacity of research, analysis, discussion, and drafting; - Strong communication skills (spoken, written, and presentational), including the ability to produce a variety of written reports in a clear, concise style, deliver training presentations to external audiences, to build/maintain effective partnerships; - Fluent in English and Spanish; - Driving license.   Please find more details in the full job description.     Important details regarding your application Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English (not more than 3500 characters, to be inserted in the pop-up window when you click on 'apply') - CV in English (the exact length and the % of your employments must be visible) - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents' - Copy of your driving license   Application deadline: 31 August 2022 First round of interviews carried out by cinfo: between 19 and 28 September 2022   The entire recruitment process takes about four months. The final selection is done by the host organisation based on cinfo's recommendation. Selected candidates will be informed by mid-December 2022. Find more information about the Programmes and the other 28 Talent Programme vacancies [here](https://www.cinfo.ch/en/20-one-year-positions-united-nations).     Any questions? Contact Saskia Zaugg and Sandrina Simoes, cinfo's Recruitment Specialists, [recruitment@cinfo.ch](../2022_Recruitment_Tools and Regulations/recruitment@cinfo.ch)   Are you interested in the programme and positions? Do you have specific questions concerning the process and how you can apply? Join us during our Live Q&A on Tuesday, 23 August at any time between 4.30 and 6.00pm [via this link.](https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19:meeting_OTEzZGNlOTMtMzc5MC00YTUwLThlNGYtNTY0MmRmNWJjZDhi@thread.v2/0?context={)

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02/08/2022 - 31/08/2022
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Project Officer (Investigation), P2

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The mission of IOS is to provide independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the Organization's operations. Within IOS, the Investigations unit's role is to analyze reports on alleged misconduct of WHO staff and to follow-upon allegations in a timely and predictable fashion, as well as to transparently share information on its work in an anonymized format with stakeholders.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Assist in developing appropriate tools and processesfor the analysis and tracking of reports received through WHO's Integrity Hotline;Liaise with the WHO Integrity Hotline service provider for day-to-day management tasks of the Hotline;Help in maintaining a tracking system and database for reported allegations of misconduct and ensure monitoring of end-to-end processes against relevant performance indicators;Conduct project support and management for the Investigations Operations team and for the Head, Investigations, as well as prepare regular performance reports that facilitate managerial decisions;Participate actively in the development of tools and standards to be used by the Investigation Operations team;Support the collection and verification of information under the supervision and in collaboration with the unit's investigators;Assist in the maintenance of an investigation archive according to professional standards for verification processes;Coordinate the organization of training events and peer-to-peer learning on investigation within the unit and beyond;Support the preparation and dissemination of anonymized information on investigation activities and performance against unit targets;Provide operational and logistics support for organizing investigation missions as required;Perform all other related duties as assigned.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential: First level university degree in law, criminal justice, public administration, or a related area relevant to the functions of the position.Desirable: An advanced university degree (Masters level or above) in any of the above-mentioned areas. Training or certification in the law of the international civil service as it relates to administrative investigations of staff fraud, harassment, and other misconduct. Experience Essential: At least 2 years of relevant professional experience.Desirable: Experience in roles supporting investigations of fraud, misconduct, harassment, sexual harassment,or sexual abuse; work experience in an UN environment. Exposure at the international level. Skills Excellent analytical skills and ability to analyze and manage processes. Good skills in project management. Some knowledge of investigation principles and their application. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Demonstrated report-writing skills. Maturity of judgment, confidentiality, tact, integrity and discretion. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Ability to apply IT technology.   WHO Competencies TeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsKnowing and managing yourself Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.Desirable:  REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 49,254 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3017 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.       ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: [http://www.who.int.](http://www.who.int./) - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the [WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) into practice. - WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.     This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center: - Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.ch - Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 

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11/08/2022 - 01/09/2022
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Knowledge Management Officer - Emergency (P-2)

Turkey, Istanbul, Istanbul - UNICEF

UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up. For every child, hope The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does ? in programs, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children's rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favouritism. To the degree that any child has an unequal chance in life ? in its social, political, economic, civic and cultural dimensions ? her or his rights are violated. There is growing evidence that investing in the health, education and protection of a society's most disadvantaged citizens ? addressing inequity ? not only will give all children the opportunity to fulfil their potential but also will lead to sustained growth and stability of countries. This is why the focus on equity is so vital. It accelerates progress towards realizing the human rights of all children, which is the universal mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, while also supporting the equitable development of nations. As emergencies become more frequent, the expectations towards UNICEF to deliver on the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action (CCCs) in a timely and effective manner will continue to increase. In close collaboration with the Regional KM Specialist, and in alignment with the regional implementation of UNICEF's KM Strategy, the Knowledge Management Officer (Emergency) will support country teams directly involved in the emergency response in the development and implementation of their knowledge management processes and implementation plans.  In collaboration with different regional sections, the Knowledge Management Officer will provide support to the team to ensure that the data is organized and packaged to be used in relevant regional information products, as well as to ensure that all feedback and inputs from country offices are systematically collected and addressed.How can you make a difference?The Knowledge Management Officer (Emergency) will support, as part of the UNICEF ECAR Emergency Situation Center, the response inside and outside Ukraine by contributing to work streams around knowledge and information management, incl. packaging and sharing of relevant information in a timely manner. He/She will be the main focal point to maintain and further develop the UNICEF ECARO SharePoint Platform for the Ukraine Crisis Response for Children (UNICEF Ukraine Crisis Response for Children).Key functions, accountabilities, and related duties/tasks - Support activities that facilitate knowledge sharing and the access to and use of knowledge related to the emergency response within the office and with external partners, when needed. - Maintain and develop new sections in the ?Humanitarian Response for Children Inside and Outside of Ukraine' information and knowledge management hub in SharePoint and other platforms as required. This includes working together with other sections/units to make sure that information is readily available and connected to other sites/workspaces related to the Emergency Response. - Develop and maintain similar emergency information and knowledge management hubs for any additional multi-country emergencies, as required. - Act as an information contact point, together with other members of the Emergency team, for information requests needs and questions. - Support the development of knowledge products related to the Emergency Response such as factsheets, briefing notes, FAQs, reports, good practices, lessons learned, etc. - Facilitate the liaison between the relevant teams and the regional programme response to ensure that available data is reflected in the regional information products, in collaboration with members of the team. - Collaborate and support the geospatial consultants in the development of maps to be used in different information products. - In collaboration with the Regional KM Specialist, provide support in the implementation of individual country KM implementation plans in support to the Emergency response, this includes providing tools, templates and guidance on how to capture, document and organize relevant knowledge. - In collaboration with the Regional KM Specialist, provide support to the design and maintenance of data visualization projects related to the Emergency Response. - Participate in KM working groups, network, and communities in the region associated to the Emergency Response. - In collaboration with ICTD colleagues, support the implementation of the ECM project for new country teams as needed, this include providing relevant training and support to staff regularly in accessing and managing documents, manage permission access to document libraries and provide support in the set-up of other KM uses of UNICEF technology. - Together with members of the Emergency Team, maintain list of focal points and essential contacts to facilitate timely and accurate information flow. To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? - A first-level University degree (Bachelor's) in International development, International Relations, Business Administration, or another relevant field is required. - A minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience in knowledge management, programme coordination, research or other relevant areas (information management, learning, community management, communication, M&E) is required. - Experience working with SharePoint and Drupal required. - Experience working with Power BI and other visualization software is an asset. - Experience with organizing webinars, from design to post-event analysis is desirable. - Knowledge of international development and humanitarian work is desirable. - Knowledge of programme monitoring in international development is an asset. - Excellent communication ability, especially for online publishing is required. - Basic ability with visual design is an asset. - Strong organizational, planning, and analytical skills. - Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tact, and discretion. - Takes ownership and initiative and can work both independently and effectively in a team environment. - Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills in interacting with colleagues at all levels. - Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and ability to establish harmonious working relations in a multicultural environment. - Proficiency in English, written and verbal, is required. Working knowledge of another official UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset. For every Child, you demonstrate? UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS). The UNICEF competencies required for this post are: Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)Works Collaboratively with others (1)Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)Innovates and Embraces Change (1)Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)Drive to achieve impactful results (1)Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)To view our competency framework, please visit here. UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements. This is a Temporary Appointment for an initial duration of 364 Days. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.  

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11/08/2022 - 15/08/2022
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Monitoring Officer - Data Analysis (P-1)

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - UNICEF

UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up. For every child, hope Significant escalation of the conflict in Ukraine has resulted in increased humanitarian needs and population displacement within and outside of the country. As the situation rapidly evolves, the conflict poses an immediate and growing threat to the lives and well-being of the country's 7.5 million children. UNICEF is rapidly scaling up its multi-sectoral response to the increasing humanitarian needs in Ukraine and among refugees in neighboring countries.In on-going humanitarian situations, strong performance monitoring is a core accountability and is essential to support effective response.  To ensure that an effective monitoring of the programme actions is in place, UNICEF ECA Regional Office seeks support from an experienced professional in the areas of planning, monitoring and evaluation that would provide expertise in Humanitarian Performance Monitoring, supporting the ECARO Programme Planning and Data team. How can you make a difference?Within the framework of regional Humanitarian Action for Children, the main purpose of the assignment is to support to the ECA Regional Office in data processing and analysis, management of humanitarian information management tools, facilitating effective HPM reporting. The incumbent will support the Regional Office to manage monitoring and reporting requirements, working closely with the Programme sections, Sr. Emergency Coordinator for Ukraine Crisis and the Programme Planning and Data section.Support to monitoring and reporting? In collaboration with the HPM Manager, provide support to country teams on the quality assurance of reported data, on the development of automatized data collection mechanisms and on the analysis of data to be used in all reporting products (SitRep, Factsheet, briefing notes, country reports, etc).? Systematically screen and cross-check data for internal and external reports, sitreps, information and communication material for accuracy and consistency, at both quantitative and narrative level.? Support information gathering and information flow across sections, programmes and countries and make sure data is accurate reflected and reported.? In coordination with relevant colleagues at regional level RTE team, ensure that all feedback and inputs from country offices to monitoring and reporting tools are systematically collected and addressed.? Support regional and country-level work streams relating to the compilation and reporting of collected data to inform regional reporting.? Produce Monthly Performance Monitoring visual reports and Highlights in line with the Online Performance DashBoard.? Manage the data produced at Sector Working Group level for different COs Provide Programme and Sector performance inputs in format and timely manner to other Knowledge Management/ programme colleagues to allow the creation of other products.? Support the HPM Specialist on products related to data management and analysis. Administrative support to the Sr. Emergency Coordinator for Ukraine Crisis ? Provide administrative support to the Regional Emergency Coordinator including the preparation of briefing materials for official trips or meetings, facilitate the processing of contracts for consultants when required, carries out transactions in VISION, and Organize official travel on behalf of supervisor. Database Management ? Provide support to the Child Protection team and other relevant colleagues in the RO and COs in the maintenance of the UNHCR-UNICEF Blue Dots database and partnerships to ensure that data is organized and packaged to be used in relevant regional products.  To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? - A first-level University degree (Bachelor's) in International development, International Relations, Business Administration, or another relevant field is required. - A minimum of one (1) year of relevant work experience in data analysis, programme coordination, research or other relevant areas (information management, learning, community management, communication, M&E) is required. - Knowledge of international development and humanitarian work is desirable. - Experience in Emergency context is an asset. - Knowledge of programme monitoring in international development is desirable. - Experience working with excel, Power BI and other visualization software is desirable. - Excellent written communication in English, especially for online publishing. - Basic ability with visual design is desirable. - Strong organizational, planning, and analytical skills. - Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tact, and discretion. - Takes ownership and initiative and can work both independently and effectively in a team environment. - Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills in interacting with colleagues at all levels. - Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and ability to establish harmonious working relations in a multicultural environment. - Proficiency in English, written and verbal, is required. Working knowledge of another official UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset. For every Child, you demonstrate? UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS). The UNICEF competencies required for this post are: Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)Works Collaboratively with others (1)Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)Innovates and Embraces Change (1)Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)Drive to achieve impactful results (1)Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)To view our competency framework, please visit here. UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements. This is a Temporary Appointment for an initial duration of 364 Days. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.  

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11/08/2022 - 21/08/2022
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Scientist (Epidemiology), P2

France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyon - World Health Organization

PURPOSE OF POSITION The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), is the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) and is based in Lyon, France. The Evidence Synthesis and Classification Branch (ESC) produces the WHO Classification of Tumours, the IARC Monographs on the Identification of Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans, and the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention. For each volume, IARC convenes international, interdisciplinary Working Groups of expert scientists to systematically review the pertinent scientific literature and to develop consensus evaluations and classifications. IARC selects these experts based on their knowledge and experience and the absence of real or apparent conflicting interests. The position is responsible for preparing for upcoming Monographs (vols. 133-135), which will be occurring over the next 24 months. The incumbent is also responsible for serving as rapporteur in the Human Cancer or Exposure Characterization Subgroups for these meetings, which are scheduled to take place starting March 2023. Under the direct supervision of Deputy head ESC branch and overall guidance of ESC branch head, the incumbent is responsible for: - Preparing for upcoming Monographs (vols. 133-135), which will be occurring over the next 24 months. - Serving as rapporteur in the Human Cancer or Exposure Characterization Subgroups for these meetings, which are scheduled to take place starting March 2023.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES - Before the Monographs meeting, assist in identifying key studies and experts to be considered for the meeting. - At the Monographs meeting, serve as rapporteur or co-rapporteur. This involves acting in the best interests of the programme while (a) working with the subgroup chair, subgroup members, and IARC staff to ensure tasks are completed on time; (b) recording text changes and verifying that revised drafts reflect these changes; (c) ensuring that the work produced by the subgroup conforms to standards; and (d) coordinating with the other rapporteurs to ensure that satisfactory progress is being made throughout the meeting. The incumbent also contributes to the preparation of manuscripts for scientific publications related to the programmes. - Before and as needed after the Monographs meeting, review the text and tables to ensure their scientific accuracy, coherence of text, tables and summaries and overall scientific clarity. This involves checking the final text from the meeting against the scientific literature, making corrections as necessary, and responding to queries from the editor. - With the guidance of the senior programme staff, respond to external inquiries about specific monographs or about the overall programme. This may involve giving presentations in English at national or international conferences about the findings of the Monographs meetings. - When serving as Responsible Officer (on an occasional basis), coordinate the preparation of a monograph and its associated meeting, including identifying the agent and experts, developing the outline and writing assignments for the monograph, coordinating the work of other team members, drafting the meeting summary, and overseeing quality control review of the monograph after the meeting. - Actively participate in IARC scientific meetings related to the programme. - Contribute to writing grants with a view to attracting research funding from competitive sources.   COVID-19 MEASURES Due to the evolving situation resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, and depending on work requirements, this position may be partly occupied remotely, from the home of the candidate selected in the region Lyon, according to the teleworking clause for force majeure currently in force as part of the IARC teleworking policy during this pandemic period.   WHO COMPETENCIES - Technical expertise - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting cultural differences - Communication - Producing results   FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of the scientific disciplines involved in carcinogenesis:  excellent knowledge of epidemiology and exposure assessment, with a working knowledge of toxicology and mechanisms of carcinogenesis. - Familiarity with the principles and execution of systematic review. - Ability to facilitate discussions and guide committees to produce scientific reports; to review manuscripts and tables for accuracy, and to integrate scientific information across multiple disciplines. - Familiarity with preparation of grant applications. - Proven scientific versatility and flexibility.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION Essential: PhD degree in epidemiology or closely related field. Desirable: -   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Essential:[] - At least two years of professional post-doctoral experience conducting, reviewing, or evaluating studies on epidemiology, in particular studies evaluating causal associations with cancer or other chronic diseases. - Experience reviewing carcinogenicity data across the spectrum of carcinogenic hazards: chemicals, complex mixtures, occupational exposures, physical agents including radiation, biological agents, and behavioural factors. - Scientific publication record in the field of epidemiology commensurate with the grade of the position.   Desirable: - Experience in guiding scientific committees, either as chair or rapporteur. - Experience working in a multi-disciplinary scientific unit. - Experience working in a diverse multi-cultural environment and/or with a variety of international experts or partners. - Experience in systematic review methodologies.   USE OF LANGUAGE SKILLS Expert knowledge of English is required; Basic knowledge of French or another UN language is desirable.   OTHER SKILLS (e.g. IT) - Familiarity with Internet tools for file-sharing and bibliographic software (e.g. EndNote, advanced features of PubMed). - Knowledge of MS Office 365 office suite.   REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 49,254 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1,309 per month for the duty station indicated above (subject to change). Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test and/or seminar presentation may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. IARC/WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to IARC/WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - WHO staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on IARC'S operations please visit: [www.iarc.fr](http://www.iarc.fr/) - IARC/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - IARC/WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - IARC/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Participating States are particularly encourage.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center: - Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.ch - Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 

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11/08/2022 - 31/08/2022
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Scientist (Toxicology), P2

France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyon - World Health Organization

PURPOSE OF POSITION The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), is the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) and is based in Lyon, France. The Evidence Synthesis and Classification Branch (ESC) produces the WHO Classification of Tumours, the IARC Monographs on the Identification of Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans, and the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention. For each volume, IARC convenes international, interdisciplinary Working Groups of expert scientists to systematically review the pertinent scientific literature and to develop consensus evaluations and classifications. IARC selects these experts based on their knowledge and experience and the absence of real or apparent conflicting interests. This position is critical to the function of the IARC Monographs Programme by providing up-to-date knowledge and skills in toxicology and molecular biology. The incumbent is responsible for preparing for upcoming Monographs (vols. 133-137), which will be occurring over the next 12-24 months. The incumbent is also responsible for serving as rapporteur in the Mechanisms Subgroups for these meetings, which are scheduled to take place starting February 2023. Under the direct supervision of the senior toxicologist and overall guidance of Deputy ESC branch head, the incumbent is responsible for: - Preparing for upcoming Monographs (vols. 133-137), which will be occurring over the next 12-24 months. - Serving as rapporteur in the Mechanisms Subgroups for these meetings, which are scheduled to take place starting February 2023.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES - Before the Monographs meeting, assist in identifying key studies and experts to be considered for the meeting. - At the Monographs meeting, serve as rapporteur or co-rapporteur for the Mechanistic Evidence subgroup. This involves acting in the best interests of the programme while (a) working with the subgroup chair, subgroup members, and IARC staff to ensure tasks are completed on time; (b) recording the consensus decisions of the Working Group and verifying that revised drafts reflect these changes; (c) ensuring that the work produced by the subgroup conforms to standards; and (d) coordinating with the other rapporteurs to ensure that satisfactory progress is being made throughout the meeting. The incumbent also contributes to the preparation of manuscripts for scientific publications related to the programmes. - Before and as needed after the Monographs meeting, review the text and tables to ensure their scientific accuracy, coherence of text, tables and summaries and overall scientific clarity. This involves checking the final text from the meeting against the scientific literature, making corrections as necessary, and responding to queries from the editor. - With the guidance of the senior programme staff, respond to external inquiries about specific Monographs or about the overall programme. This may involve giving presentations in English at national or international conferences about the findings of the Monographs meetings. - When serving as Responsible Officer (on an occasional basis), coordinate the preparation of a monograph and its associated meeting, including identifying the agent and experts, developing the outline and writing assignments for the Monograph, coordinating the work of other team members, drafting the meeting summary, and overseeing quality control review of the Monograph after the meeting. - Actively participate in IARC scientific meetings related to the programme, with a special focus on those relating to mechanistic evidence evaluation. - Contribute to writing grants with a view to attracting research funding from competitive sources.   COVID-19 MEASURES Due to the evolving situation resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, and depending on work requirements, this position may be partly occupied remotely, from the home of the candidate selected in the region Lyon, according to the teleworking clause for force majeure currently in force as part of the IARC teleworking policy during this pandemic period.   WHO COMPETENCIES - Technical expertise - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting cultural differences - Communication - Producing results   FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of the scientific disciplines involved in carcinogenesis:  excellent knowledge of toxicology and mechanisms of carcinogens, with a working knowledge of epidemiology and exposure assessment. - Familiarity with the principles and execution of systematic review. - Familiarity with IARC Monographs Preamble scientific principles and procedures and with the concept of the key characteristics of carcinogens as an organizing framework for mechanistic evidence evaluation. - Ability to facilitate discussions and guide committees to produce consensus scientific reports; to review manuscripts and tables for accuracy, and to integrate scientific information across multiple disciplines. - Familiarity with preparation of grant applications. - Proven scientific versatility and flexibility.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION Essential: PhD degree in toxicology, molecular biology or other closely related field (e.g. biomedical sciences, pharmacology, biochemistry, genetics or environmental science). Desirable: -   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Essential:[] - At least two years of professional post-doctoral experience conducting, reviewing, or evaluating studies in toxicology and/or molecular biology, in particular studies evaluating mechanisms of cancer or other chronic diseases. - Experience leading, developing and reviewing multi-author publications regarding carcinogenic hazards, including chemicals, complex mixtures, occupational exposures, physical agents including radiation, biological agents, and behavioural factors. - Scientific publication record in the fields of toxicology and/or molecular biology commensurate with the grade of the position. Desirable: - Experience in guiding scientific committees, either as chair or rapporteur. - Experience working in a multi-disciplinary scientific unit. - Experience working in a diverse multi-cultural environment and/or with a variety of international experts or partners. - Experience in systematic review methodologies   USE OF LANGUAGE SKILLS Expert knowledge of English is required; Basic knowledge of French or another UN language is desirable.   OTHER SKILLS (e.g. IT) - Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel. PowerPoint, Access). - Familiarity with Internet tools for file-sharing and bibliographic software (e.g. EndNote, advanced features of PubMed)   REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 49,254 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1,309 per month for the duty station indicated above (subject to change). Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test and/or seminar presentation may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. IARC/WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to IARC/WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - WHO staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on IARC'S operations please visit: [www.iarc.fr](http://www.iarc.fr/) - IARC/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - IARC/WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - IARC/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Participating States are particularly encourage.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center: - Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.ch - Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 

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11/08/2022 - 31/08/2022
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Scientist (Exposure), P2

France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyon - World Health Organization

PURPOSE OF POSITION The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), is the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) and is based in Lyon, France. The Evidence Synthesis and Classification Branch (ESC) produces the WHO Classification of Tumours, the IARC Monographs on the Identification of Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans, and the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention. For each volume, IARC convenes international, interdisciplinary Working Groups of expert scientists to systematically review the pertinent scientific literature and to develop consensus evaluations and classifications. IARC selects these experts based on their knowledge and experience and the absence of real or apparent conflicting interests. This position is critical to the function of the IARC Monographs Programme and has recently gained increased prominence with the amendment of the Monographs' Preamble, in the specialty of Exposure Assessment. Under the direct supervision of head of Deputy head ESC branch and overall guidance of ESC branch head, the incumbent is responsible for: - Preparing the upcoming Monographs meetings (vols. 133-135), which will be occurring over the next 15 months, and in particular. - Serving as Responsible Officer for meeting 135 which is scheduled to take place in October 2023. Participating in a Scientific Workshop on evaluating the impact of biases in cancer epidemiology studies, to be held in October 2022. - Serving as rapporteur in the Exposure Characterization Subgroup for all Monographs meetings scheduled to take place between March 2023 and October 2024.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES - Before the Monographs meeting, assist in identifying key studies and experts to be considered for the meeting. Help to organize the work of the experts in pre-meeting preparations. - At the Monographs meeting, serve as rapporteur or co-rapporteur for the Exposure Characterization subgroup. This involves acting in the best interests of the programme while (a) working with the subgroup chair, subgroup members, and IARC staff to ensure tasks are completed on time; (b) recording text changes and verifying that revised drafts reflect these changes; (c) ensuring that the work produced by the subgroup conforms to standards; and (d) coordinating with the other rapporteurs to ensure that satisfactory progress is being made throughout the meeting. The incumbent also contributes to the preparation of manuscripts for scientific publications related to the programmes. - Before and as needed after the Monographs meeting, review the text and tables to ensure scientific accuracy, coherence of text, tables and summaries, and overall scientific clarity. This involves scientific quality assurance review of the final text from the Working Group against the scientific literature, making corrections as necessary, and responding to queries from the editor. - Respond to external inquiries about specific Monographs or about the overall programme. This may involve giving presentations in English at national or international conferences about the findings of the Monographs meetings. - When serving as Responsible Officer, coordinate the preparation of a monograph and its associated meeting, including identifying the agent and experts, developing the outline and writing assignments for the monograph, coordinating the work of other team members, drafting the meeting summary, and overseeing quality control review of the monograph after the meeting. - Actively participate in IARC scientific meetings related to the programme. - Contribute to writing grants with a view to attracting research funding from competitive sources.   COVID-19 MEASURES Due to the evolving situation resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, and depending on work requirements, this position may be partly occupied remotely, from the home of the candidate selected in the region Lyon, according to the teleworking clause for force majeure currently in force as part of the IARC teleworking policy during this pandemic period.   WHO COMPETENCIES - Technical expertise - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting cultural differences - Communication - Producing results   FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of the scientific disciplines involved in exposure characterization for cancer hazard identification: excellent knowledge of exposure assessment, with a working knowledge of epidemiology, toxicology and carcinogen mechanisms. - Familiarity with the principles and execution of systematic review. - Ability to facilitate discussions and guide committees to produce scientific reports; to review manuscripts and tables for accuracy, and to integrate scientific information across multiple disciplines. - Familiarity with preparation of grant applications. - Proven scientific versatility and flexibility.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION Essential: PhD degree in industrial hygiene, exposure assessment, biology, chemistry, or closely related field. Desirable: -   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Essential:[] - At least two years of pre- or post-doctoral experience in conducting both quantitative and qualitative assessments of one or both of the following: - Exposure assessment in studies of human cancer, and/or - Exposure assessment in studies of biomarkers as pre-cancerous endpoints (i.e., the key characteristics of carcinogens; See https://monographs.iarc.fr/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Preamble-2019.pdf), related to occupational, environmental, dietary, and/or everyday-life exposures. - Experience collecting or reviewing exposure data across a wide spectrum of carcinogenic hazards including chemicals, complex mixtures, occupational exposures, physical agents including radiation, biological agents, and other factors. - Scientific publication record in the field of exposure assessment commensurate with the grade of the position. - Experience in guiding scientific committees, either as chair or rapporteur. - Experience in applying systematic review methodologies.   Desirable: - Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team. - Experience working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment. - Experience working in an international organization.   USE OF LANGUAGE SKILLS Expert knowledge of English is required; Basic knowledge of French or another UN language is desirable.   OTHER SKILLS (e.g. IT) - Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel. PowerPoint, Access). - Familiarity with Internet tools for file-sharing and bibliographic software (e.g. EndNote, advanced features of PubMed)   REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 49,254 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1,309 per month for the duty station indicated above (subject to change). Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test and/or seminar presentation may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. IARC/WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to IARC/WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - WHO staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on IARC'S operations please visit: [www.iarc.fr](http://www.iarc.fr/) - IARC/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - IARC/WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - IARC/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Participating States are particularly encourage.     This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center: - Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.ch - Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 

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11/08/2022 - 31/08/2022
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Intern

United Kingdom, England, London - European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Purpose of Job   The Equity Funds' Team is responsible for the EBRD's equity fund portfolio and works in a similar way to an institutional fund of funds manager. EBRD's support of private equity fund managers helps improve the supply of equity capital and accelerates the development and institutionalisation of the private equity in the region.    The EBRD has a portfolio of c. 120 active funds developed over a number of years. The Equity Funds Team is seeking to fill an initial 6 month internship position at the EBRD HQ in London or, depending on the prevailing Covid situation and EBRD approach at that time, remotely from the person's location within a Shareholder country of EBRD. The role of the Intern includes, but is not limited to, tasks to contribute to the project lifecycle (including due diligence, implementation and monitoring) and carry out analysis of the EBRD's portfolio of equity funds.     Accountabilities & Responsibilities    Working under the supervision of Equity Funds' team members, core responsibilities for this role may include, but may not be limited to, the following:   - Assistance in preparing documentation for new projects, for example, through background and information searches, carrying out integrity analysis and independent market research, assisting financial analysis or taking responsibility for a specific section in a submission document.  - Assistance with drafting documentation for existing projects, such as monitoring reports or data analytics (datasheets). - Review reports from fund managers and their underlying portfolio companies. - Prepare internal management documentation, including: database reporting, assistance with fair value process, preparation of ad hoc reports and briefing notes. - Provide support to Operation Leaders with ad hoc tasks associated with monitoring or developing projects.   Other tasks may include supporting team members on:   - Impact reporting ? develop an impact reporting grid and trial population of the same by a sample of funds.  Carry out feasibility study and analyse results. - Climate change ? review current practice of recording carbon emissions/savings amongst institutional limited partners. - Statistical analysis, for example: - Compile public and EBRD sources to show equity fund activity in the region by dry powder, fund focus, country and by any other classification as required.  Analyse the private equity gap. - Analyse movement of the portfolio returns in light of the economic performance of each country, the sector and the overall economic environment. - Carry out an analysis of the funds operating in the Bank's region and create market studies as required for each country or region to support new projects.  - Support data analysis on the EBRD's equity funds' portfolio in order to prepare presentations, panel discussions, general reports or briefing packs for internal or external consumption. - Support data analysis on the EBRD's equity funds' portfolio, including identifying outliers and trends for input into internal and external reports on private equity performance. - Reviewing and updating ILPA and other associations' principles and updating templates. - Any other ad hoc tasks as required.     Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications    Skills and experience - A graduate currently enrolled and working towards a further degree in economics, finance or engineering fields or a graduate with proven interest in emerging markets and private equity.   - Preferable to have knowledge and/or understanding of the fund-of-fund's business model and/or emerging markets private equity. - Excellent technical abilities and proven experience of computer systems and data manipulation skills.     - Developed analytical and numerical skills; ability for logical reasoning and accurate interpretation of data. - Ability to write well-structured and concise documents in English.  Fluent English both written and spoken.   Competencies and personal attributes - Strong team player, able to integrate into a small multi-national team and able to liaise independently with different departments within the Bank. - Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure, managing multiple tasks to meet varying deadlines.  - Analytical background with strong emphasis on being able to work under own initiative to carry out independent analysis. - Conscientious, reliable and flexible with a professional attitude and good communication skills. - Highly organised, able to prioritise and work independently asking questions where necessary.   Eligiblity - You are eligible to apply if you are a national of one of EBRD's shareholders or countries where the EBRD works.       What is it like to work at the EBRD?   Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in.    The EBRD environment provides you with: - Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in; - A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity; - An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.   Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center: - Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.ch - Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 

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11/08/2022 - 19/08/2022
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Junior Project Accountant / Controller (80-100%)

Switzerland, Basel-Landschaft, Allschwil - Swiss TPH - Schweiz. Tropen-und Public Health Institut

Das Schweizerische Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) ist ein weltweit renommiertes Institut auf dem Gebiet der globalen Gesundheit mit besonderem Fokus auf Länder mit niedrigen und mittleren Einkommen. Assoziiert mit der Universität Basel, verbindet das Swiss TPH Forschung, Dienstleistungen und Lehre und Ausbildung auf lokaler, nationaler und internationaler Ebene. Etwa 850 Personen aus über 80 Ländern arbeiten am Swiss TPH in Bereichen wie Infektionskrankheiten und nicht-übertragbare Krankheiten, Umwelt, Gesellschaft und Gesundheit, sowie Gesundheitssysteme und -programme. Wir suchen für unser dynamisches Team per sofort oder nach Vereinbarung eine*n:   Junior Project Accountant / Controller (80-100%)   Es erwartet Sie: - Anforderungs- und termingerechte Erstellung von Projekt(zwischen)-abrechnungen in verschiedenen Währungen - Koordination und Kontrolle der finanziellen Berichte von lokalen Projektpartnern im Ausland - Zeitnahes Projektbudget-Controlling nach dem 4-Augen-Prinzip (monatlich bzw. quartalsweise) - Unterstützung der Projektverantwortlichen bei der Eingabe von Projekten sowie bei Quartals-Budgetierungen - Mitwirkung beim Jahresabschluss - Koordination von Projektrevisionen im In- und Ausland - Reger Kontakt mit internen und externen Kunden - Abwechslungsreiches Tätigkeitsfeld und flexible Arbeitsgestaltung  Für diese spannende und verantwortungsvolle Position suchen wir eine engagierte und empathische Persönlichkeit, welche zudem folgende Eigenschaften und Qualifikationen mitbringt:  - Kaufmännische Ausbildung mit mindestens 5 Jahren Berufserfahrung im Finanzbereich, von Vorteil mit Fachausweis als Buchhalter oder Treuhänder, oder FH-/Uni Abschluss in Betriebsökonomie - Genaue und selbstständige Arbeitsweise sowie vertiefte Buchhaltungskenntnisse - Organisationsflair und geistige Beweglichkeit - Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift, gute Französischkenntnisse von Vorteil  Was wir Ihnen bieten:In dieser abwechslungsreichen und herausfordernden Position bieten wir Ihnen eine enge, vertrauensvolle und auf Loyalität basierende Zusammenarbeit. Ihre Fähigkeiten können Sie in einem internationalen Umfeld einsetzen und dabei spannende Menschen kennenlernen. Mit Ihrer sinnvollen Arbeit unterstützen Sie die Forschung sowie internationale Entwicklungszusammenarbeit.   Mehr Informationen zum Institut, zu den Mitarbeitenden und zu unserer Arbeit finden Sie in unserem Webauftritt unter: https://www.swisstph.ch/en/about/admin/finances/   Bitte reichen Sie Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen über unsere Onlineplattform ein:Bitte laden Sie Ihre kompletten Bewerbungsunterlagen über den unten stehenden Bewerbungsbutton respektive Link hoch inklusive:   - Motivationsschreiben - CV - Arbeitszeugnisse - Ausbildungsnachweise - Salärerwartungen   Bitte beachten Sie, dass wir ausschliesslich Direktbewerbungen durch unsere Onlineplattform berücksichtigen können. Bewerbungen via Post oder E-Mail sowie von Agenturen können daher nicht berücksichtigt werden. https://jobs.swisstph.ch/Jobs/All   Kontakt: Für weitere Auskünfte steht Ihnen Herr Deniz Goer, Co-Head of Finance & Accounting / Head of Project Accounting, gerne zur Verfügung: Tel. +41 (0)61 284 83 43 oder E-Mail: deniz.goer@swisstph.ch.Rahmenbedingungen:Vertragsbeginn: per sofort oder nach VereinbarungArbeitsort: Allschwil BLVertragsdauer: unbefristet Arbeitspensum: 80-100% Reisetätigkeiten: keine 

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11/08/2022
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Analyst

United Kingdom, England, London - European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Purpose of Job   The Analyst contributes to all phases of the project cycle, including project origination, structuring, execution, implementation and monitoring. The Analyst will take responsibility for the tasks assigned to him/her by the operation leader or more senior members of the project team, or more senior bankers, which may include undertaking comprehensive due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance, as well as effective post-signing implementation and monitoring. The Analyst carries out these tasks as part of a project team under the guidance of the operation leader or under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers.   This role will be offered as a 12 month short term contract.   Accountabilities & Responsibilities   Under the guidance of the operation leader or a more senior banker:   - Structuring and Execution   - Work as a project team member on transactions, contributing to all aspects of project structuring and execution, including comprehensive research and analysis of background materials, market information and financial performance data; analyse and evaluate potential risks related to the proposed project, including analysis of financial statements, preparing and updating financial models and financial projections; - Assist with the designing and processing of technical co-operation assistance, including preparation of terms of reference and internal approval documentation, to support the  related investment project or the related policy dialogue initiative; - As may be requested, assist with communication with other internal units of the Bank, clients and other stakeholders, at the operational level, such as preparing draft correspondence, presentations, and following up on internal emails; - Ensure that all tasks assigned to the Analyst are completed within the specified time frames to a high quality and in line with the policies, procedures and objectives of the Bank.   - Portfolio Monitoring, Value Creation and Reporting   - As requested by the operation leader or a Portfolio Manager, undertake assigned tasks relating to the implementation and monitoring of projects to which the Analyst is assigned as part of the project team, including compliance with project agreements and Bank procedures related to disbursement, monitoring of progress of the project and financial performance of the client, assessing evolving risk factors and monitoring and assessing covenant compliance; - As requested by the operation leader or more senior member of the project team, prepare timely and comprehensive draft monitoring reports and include recommendations for corrective actions where required and ensure these corrective actions and recommendations are brought to the attention of more senior team members; -  As may be requested by, and under the supervision of, a TC operation leader, assist with the effective implementation and monitoring of TC assignments including communication with TC client, monitoring of TC fund usage, preparation and filing of relevant TC progress and completion reports to support the TC operation leader to meet donor reporting requirements and operational objectives.   The responsibilities of the Analyst are designed to allow the Analyst to progressively undertake more complex tasks and build the scope of responsibilities based on acquired experience and expertise.     Qualifications & Skills / Experience & Knowledge   Qualifications and Skills: - Bachelor's degree. Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise. - Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable. - Quantitative/numerical skills are critical with the ability to interpret financial information and to design and use financial models. - Credit analysis skills, with the ability to interpret accounts, understanding local and international accounting principles and practice of credit analysis. - Computer literacy, conversant with Microsoft Office and spread sheet packages including financial analysis and modelling modules. - Good understanding of relevant systems and processes. - Ability to work effectively as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure. - Good written and oral communication skills in English. - Good command of Arabic and/or French languages is an advantage.   Experience & Knowledge: - Relevant financial industry experience from an investment or commercial bank, private equity firm, asset management firm, or auditing/financial consulting firm operating to international standards. - Exposure to the Financial Institutions sector would be an advantage. - Knowledge of and/or experience of working in SEMED countries (Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, West Bank & Gaza) would be an advantage.       What is it like to work at the EBRD?   Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in.    The EBRD environment provides you with: - Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in; - A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity; - An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.   Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.     This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center: - Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.ch - Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 

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10/08/2022 - 25/08/2022

Advocacy Coordinator (80%)

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - Peace Brigades International

Peace Brigades International (PBI) is the leading organization in the provision of unarmed protective accompaniment in regions of conflict since 1981. Its teams of international volunteers accompany individuals and organizations who promote and defend Human Rights, Justice and Peace around the world. Currently, PBI has projects in Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua/Costa Rica, Kenya, Nepal and Indonesia. PBI Switzerland supports the field projects by conducting advocacy work, recruiting field volunteers, fundraising, and by carrying out awareness-raising activities with the Swiss public.  PBI Switzerland has Consultative Status with ECOSOC. Our current Advocacy Coordinator is leaving her post at the end of October and we are looking for a qualified person to fill the vacancy. Vacancy Advocacy Coordinator Hours: 80% (32 hours/week) Gross monthly salary: between CHF 4,400 ? 5200, depending on age and experience (CHF 5,500 ? 6,500 pro rata, calculated at 80%) Location: Geneva Start Date: beginning of November 2022 or by mutual agreement Responsibilities - Conduct advocacy with international organizations and other international community representatives in Geneva - Maintain PBI advocacy and support networks in Geneva (principally with INGOs, diplomatic missions and the UN) - Monitor PBI projects and advocacy at international level - Organise speaking tours to Geneva by Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) Mission and nature of the position The coordinator will: - Ensure relationships are maintained  between PBI's field projects and international organisations in Geneva - Participate actively in discussions on protection mechanisms for HRDs and human rights, in particular with regard to the countries where PBI intervenes - Communicate written and oral recommendations to international institutions and organize side events with partner NGOs - Be responsible for strengthening PBI's support network in Geneva, in particular in relation to diplomatic missions, international organizations, partner NGOs and politicians - In close collaboration with the PBI office in Berne, organize and plan schedules for PBI-accompanied HRDs visiting Switzerland - Participate actively in meetings with government representatives and officials - Contribute to funding proposals and annual reports for the advocacy work of PBI Switzerland Person Specification Essential - Bachelor's /Master's degree (in social sciences, international law or a related field) - Experience in the area of Human Rights, Protection and international organizations - Good knowledge of UN human rights mechanisms (Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review, Special Procedures, etc.) - Excellent command of the Spanish and English languages, fluent in French - Able to communicate with a wide range of people, and a good public speaker - Proven responsibility and commitment - Availability and capacity to work independently and in networks - Demonstrable ability to synthesise - Perseverance  and attention to detail - Experience in facilitation Desirable - Field experience with a focus on Human Rights Protection is an advantage, especially with PBI - Good command of the German language Please send your complete application, consisting of a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and certificates in English, to Katia Aeby, Director of PBI Switzerland, by 31th August 2022: e-mail: [advocacy@peacebrigades.ch](mailto:candidature@peacebrigades.ch)  The interviews will take place on 5th September 2022 in Geneva. Due to work permit regulation in Switzerland, Swiss or EU citizenship or a valid work permit for Switzerland at the time of application are a pre-requisite. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Katia Aeby, Director of PBI Switzerland, (031 372 44 44).

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09/08/2022

Operational Communications Intern

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - médecins sans frontières suisse

Internships at MSF are part of an intra- or extra-academic course, or according to federal professional integration measures [lien Etat de Genève : engager un-e stagiaire](https://www.ge.ch/engager-personne-stage). A tripartite internship agreement is mandatory. Context & Mission Médecins Sans Frontières is an international, independent medical and humanitarian organization that provides care to populations in need, to people affected by natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, without discrimination and regardless of their race, religion, belief or political affiliation (MSF Charter). MSF is recruiting an Operational Communications intern who will be part of the Operational Communications team of the MSF operational centre based in Geneva (MSF OCG). The intern will help to strengthen the reputation and image of MSF in MSF OCG mission countries. Tasks and responsibilities - Responsible for researching and sending out a daily news media monitoring to MSF staff around the world, sharing key information about countries where MSF runs projects and as emergencies arise. - Translate texts, press releases and reports, and revise translations (French and English). - Take weekly meeting minutes and a monthly report on new communication initiatives, get them approved and share them internally. - Content creation for various MSF digital accounts and being co-responsible/supporting Strategic Communications Advisors in collaboration with MSF's communications team in countries of operations. - Provide regular research, monitoring and analysis on the reach of OCG MSF's operational communications initiatives. - Support the Strategic Communications Advisors in developing and implementing digital and cross media communication initiatives. - Help develop ideas and digital multimedia content. - Help ensure regular mapping and monitoring of influencers and MSF publications on key topics. - Contribute to articles, interviews and e-tools in coordination with the Strategic Communications Advisors. - Support the Strategic Communications Advisors in their initiatives. - Provide digital support to operational cells. Your profil - Have a tripartite internship agreement - Creativity and an innovate spirit - Ability to work independently - Strong command of English and French. Other languages a plus. - Graduate degree in media and communications, digital media, political sciences or public relations - Solid understanding of international media and online media - Good knowledge of MS Office and digital (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) - Editing and Multimedia skills an asset - Strong writing skills and a journalist's mindset Terms of employement - A tripartite internship agreement is mandatory - 6 to 12 months, according to internship agreement - Full time (40h/week) - Based in Geneva - Start date : October 20th 2022 - Gross monthly remuneration 2'000.- CHF To apply Please send a CV (2 pages maximum) and a cover letter (1 page maximum). Closing date for applications is September 4th, 2022. [APPLY HERE](https://medecinssansfrontieressuisse.recruitee.com/o/operational-communications-intern) All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality. Only successful candidates will be contacted.   At MSF, we are committed to an inclusive culture that encourages and supports the diverse voices of our staff members. We strive to create workplaces where teams of people with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, perspectives, ideas and experiences work together for the social mission of MSF to create better outcomes for our patients and the communities we work with. We welcome applications from individuals of all genders, ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, races, background, religions, beliefs, ability status, and all other diversity characteristics. MSF does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of discrimination or harassment, including sexual harassment. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo reference checks.

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09/08/2022 - 04/09/2022

Associate Program Officer (100%)

Switzerland, Basel-Stadt, Basel - swisspeace

For its Mediation Program, swisspeace is looking for a:   Associate Program Officer (100%)   Starting date: 1 October 2022 (or by agreement) Location: Basel, Switzerland   The swisspeace Mediation Program provides high-quality support to ongoing peace mediation and dialogue processes, giving advice to mediators and conflict parties, providing capacity building for civil society actors, and running inclusion formats. Our experts offer dialogue and mediation training and develops knowledge products based on critical reflections and lessons from peace mediation, negotiation, and dialogue processes. We conduct cutting-edge research aimed at influencing scholarly debates and informing peace mediation practice.   Your tasks: - Supporting swisspeace's work on Syria, in particular by facilitating the participation of civil society in the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva and other meetings - Conducting practice-oriented research on mediation-related topics - Contributing to mediation trainings run by swisspeace and partners - Supporting the organization and coordination of mediation support activities and events - Drafting and editing reports - Providing administrative and logistical support to the swisspeace Mediation Program   Your profile: - Masters' degree in a relevant discipline (peace studies, international relations, political sciences, social sciences or similar disciplines) - Between 1 and 3 years of work experience in mediation, peacebuilding or a related field - Excellent spoken and written English. Arabic, German, and French are assets - Knowledge of Syria and the region is an asset - Good research and drafting skills - Affinity for coordination, logistics and administrative tasks, organizational talent - Availability to travel   Our offer: - An interesting and challenging entry-level position in an attractive field of work with political relevance - Attractive working conditions and flexible office hours in Basel - A positive working atmosphere in a dynamic and international organization   Due to the Swiss regulations on the admission of foreign workers, only applicants with citizenship of Switzerland or of an EU/EFTA state can be considered for this position. We look forward to receiving your complete application in English, including motivation letter, CV, work certificates and diplomas by 28 August 2022. Please send your application to jobs@swisspeace.ch mentioning 'Associate Program Officer Mediation' in the subject. For further information please consult our website ([www.swisspeace.ch](http://www.swissspeace.ch))  or contact Katja Schwab by phone at +41 (0)61 551 56 26.

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08/08/2022

Fairtrade Trainee (Schweiz & Mosambik)

Switzerland, Bern, Bern - We Are Nyanja

Deine Chance in unserem Fairtrade-Startup: werde Nyanja Trainee!Du engagierst dich auf zwei Kontinenten: Bei deiner Reise nach Mosambik tauchst du tief in unser Projekt vor Ort ein und erlebst die Welt der Mango-Produzent*innen hautnah. Am Weihnachtsmarkt in der Schweiz übernimmst du eigenständig die Führung unseres Standes, leitest das Verkaufsteam und gewinnst neue Fans für unser Projekt - alles in zwei intensiven Monaten von Nov - Dez 2022.Plätze sind begrenzt, bewirb dich noch heute! Wir freuen uns, von dir zu hören :) Du bist:- extrem motiviert, Neues zu lernen und dich selbst weiterzuentwickeln - verantwortlich, selbständig und absolut zuverlässig- selbstbewusst, abenteuerlich, mutig- mental und physisch ausdauernd- gewinnend im Auftreten und hast eine positive Ausstrahlung- respektvoll gegenüber fremden Kulturen und anpassungsfähig- passioniert für fairen Handel und soziale Projekte und glaubst an die Sache!

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08/08/2022

Legal Intern

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - médecins sans frontières suisse

Internships at MSF are part of an intra- or extra-academic course, or according to federal professional integration measures lien Etat de Genève : engager un-e stagiaire. A tripartite internship agreement is mandatory. Context Médecins Sans Frontières is an international, independent medical and humanitarian organization that provides care to populations in need, to people affected by natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, without discrimination and regardless of their race, religion, belief or political affiliation (MSF Charter). Mission The Legal Intern provides legal support to the operations and headquarters for a better management of legal risk, with an additional objective of working on at least one legal dossier during the period of internship. The function is part of an academic course ('cursus intra ou extra académique') or a federal program on professional integration.  For this reason, placements as Legal Intern require a 3-party convention with the academic institute concerned. Tasks and responsibilities Legal Support (60% of the time) - Management of the database: - Collection of registration and renewal MOUs from departments or field; - Update of the tracking table; - Follow up on MoU renewals with the field. - Legal support in the field and at headquarters: - Review of commercial contracts, agreements and MoUs before signature; - Research and drafting of notes: - Various legal research under different legislations and drafting of legal memos and notes; - Thematic research on the contexts of intervention; - Drafting of memos. Administrative Support and Organization of the Department (20% of the time) - Preparation of field visits for OCG legal advisors: - Gathering of the necessary documentation (visit report, national laws, country analysis, etc.). - Organization of meetings: - Preparation of the agenda - Drafting of minutes - Management of the departmental database: - Collecting, filing and updating documents - Dissemination of tools created by the Legal Department - Update of monitoring tools (SHIELD, country table, matter files)  Legal Dossiers (20% of the time) - The Intern, during the period of internship (from 6 months to 12 months) is expected to work on a Legal Dossier. The dossier selected should combine (a) the legal needs of the Department, (b) academic requirements such as the need to complete a thesis and (c) if possible, a link to the future career of the Intern. - The topic needs to be selected within the first month of employment and agreed with the Legal Focal Point, ensuring that there is a clear deliverable (written report, thesis...). - The final deliverable MUST be presented to the Legal Department at the end of the period of employment Your profile - Have a tripartite internship agreement - University degree in law - Masters level (in progress or acquired) - Fluent English and French (written and spoken). - No specific requirements in terms of work experience but having had some form of employment in the past is considered an advantage. - Strong team spirit and ability to work in a multicultural environment - Ability to synthesize and analyse, autonomy, writing skills, precision, time management, responsiveness Terms of employment - A tripartite internship agreement is mandatory - 6 to 12 months, according to internship agreement - Full time (40h/week) - Based in Geneva - Start date : ASAP - Gross monthly remuneration 2'000.- CHF To apply Please send a CV (2 pages maximum) and a cover letter (1 page maximum). Closing date for applications August 21st 2022. APPLY HERE All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality. Only successful candidates will be contacted.   At MSF, we are committed to an inclusive culture that encourages and supports the diverse voices of our staff members. We strive to create workplaces where teams of people with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, perspectives, ideas and experiences work together for the social mission of MSF to create better outcomes for our patients and the communities we work with. We welcome applications from individuals of all genders, ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, races, background, religions, beliefs, ability status, and all other diversity characteristics. MSF does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of discrimination or harassment, including sexual harassment. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo reference checks.

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