The success of the HD Centre's operations is dependent on the quality and the commitment of its Human Resources. Our team is made of individuals driven by meaningful objectives who find creative approaches to “getting things done”.
The HD Centre recruits professionals who have an entrepreneurial approach, are able to reflect on their work and are dedicated to making a difference in peace and mediation efforts. With a staff of more than twenty different nationalities and an equal number of men and women employees, the HD Centre offers a unique working environment in a challenging field.
Permanent and short-term career opportunities are posted below when they become available.
The HD Centre is willing to offers students an opportunity to acquire direct exposure and allow them to contribute to the organisation’s work through unpaid internships.
When internship positions become available, the HD centre will give preference to students undertaking degrees in political science, international relations, peace and conflict, human rights, humanitarian law or equivalent. Eligible candidates must also be fluent in English.
Knowledge in pre- and post-conflict situations, conflict resolution and peacemaking, with experience in researching, analysing and writing on political contexts will be strongly favoured.
Motivated students should send their resume together with an application letter by email to: hrmanager(at)hdcentre.org.
The HD Centre is seeking highly qualified and experienced individuals at mid and senior levels to be considered for future consultancy assignments in the wider Eurasia region, in particular Ukraine, Central Asia and the Caucasus. Assignments may be short, medium or long term and will require some travelling. In particular, we are seeking individuals with expertise and a proven track record in one or more of the following areas:
Depending on the assignment, the following range of tasks would typically be expected from a consultant (one or more):
If you are interested in future assignments and meet one or more of the described profiles, please send your application (maximum two pages) with a short introduction describing your availability and the type and duration of assignment you are interested in, before 31 July 2014 to hrmanager(at)hdcentre.org.
The HD Centre is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please visit http://www.hdcentre.org.
The HD Centre is currently looking for an:
Intern for its Communication and Fundraising department in Geneva
The intern will work for a six month period in close collaboration with the Communication Manager and the Head of donor relations, on a number of internal projects.
Her/his responsibilities will include:
The ideal candidate should meet the following criteria:
For practical reasons, applicants should hold a valid work/student permit for Switzerland or be a Swiss or EU citizen.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above described qualifications, please send your resume (maximum 2 pages) with a short cover letter by 17 August 2014 to hrmanager(at)hdcentre.org.
The HD Centre is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please visit www.hdcentre.org