We offer a wide range of exciting jobs – in development cooperation and humanitarian work as well as in our supporting roles such as fundraising, communication, HR, IT and finance. Regardless of your profession or career level, your commitment will help us to make children’s voices heard and to pursue our Global Strategy 2030 together, thus reaching the most disadvantaged children.

Our current vacancies:

Head of Awards Portfolio (100%)
In our dynamic International Programmes team you will be reporting to the Global Programmes Director and provide leadership to a team of dedicated Grants Managers (2-5) responsible for the efficient project cycle management of our donor awards.

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Intern International Programmes (100%), 9 Monate
In our dynamic International Programmes team you will support the proposal and report writing for institutional ad foundations donor grants and do contextual background research aimed at building strong geographical and programmatic knowledge of countries in which Save the Children operates.

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Programme Development Manager (100%)
In our dynamic International Programmes team, you will provide leadership in the development of child-focussed programmes across the emergency, recovery and development continuum.

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Assistant Global Programmes Director (100%)
You will be responsible to support the Global Programmes Director (GPD) in fulfilling his task to lead the International and National Programmes Departments.

Assistant Global Programmes Director (100%) pdf - 438,31 KB

Passion and quality

We value these attributes in our working life.

Working at Save the Children is challenging but also incredibly rewarding. At Save the Children, you work with talented, like-minded people and specialists who are committed to ensuring that all children survive, learn and are protected.

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Meaningful work As one of the world’s leading children’s rights organisations we offer highly meaningful work.

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Equality At Save the Children, nobody is discriminated against due to their origin, religion or gender.

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Global & local Save the Children is active in 120 countries and thus globally rooted. At the same time, our decentralised structure provides a local focus – Save the Children Switzerland is both a Swiss and a global organisation.

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Child safeguarding Our work is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. To protect children and teenagers, all employees are required to sign the Save the Children letter of commitment to the protection of children and to produce an up-to-date excerpt as well as a special excerpt from the Swiss criminal records.

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Progressive employment conditions Save the Children Switzerland attaches great value to a positive work climate and offers flexible annual working time, home office, 16 weeks of maternity leave and 2 weeks of paternity leave. We promote equal opportunities for women and men as well as reconciliation of work and family by offering part-time employment and a good work-life balance.

I look forward to receiving your application!