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 internships. Each intern will be paid a stipend for the duration of their internship.
When 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 looking for an:
for its programme of work in the Central African Republic. Based in Bangui and reporting to the Project Manager, s/he will provide financial, administrative and logistical support. In particular, s/he will:
Qualifications: The relevant candidate should have at least three years of relevant international experience in an administrative support function, including accounting. Prior experience in the management of logistics and travel arrangements would be considered an asset. S/he should possess excellent spoken and written English skills, in addition to being fluent in French.
The successful applicant should also have prior experience of working in an international environment, independently but in co-ordination with relevant departments at headquarters.
If you are interested in this position, and meet all of the above-described qualifications, please send your resume (maximum 2 pages) with a short introduction before 21 October 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 looking for an:
Office Administration and Accounting Manager
for its programme of work in Mali and in the Sahel region. Based in Bamako and reporting to the Project Manager in Bamako as well as co-ordinating with the Francophone Africa regional Co-ordinator in Geneva, the Office Administration and Accounting Manager will ensure the smooth running of the HD Centre’s office in Mali with regards to logistics, finance, as well as general and personnel administration. In particular, s/he will:
Qualifications: The relevant candidate should have a university degree in finance and administration, as well as at least seven years of relevant experience, in a generalist function, managing accounting, personnel administration and logistics; prior experience of working in an international environment, independently but in co-ordination with relevant departments at headquarters; and knowledge of local labour laws as well as of the not-for-profit sector. Prior experience in payroll processing would be an asset. The successful candidate should possess strong command of written and spoken English, in addition to being fluent in French. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office suite is also required.
Personality: The successful candidate should be structured, flexible and detail-oriented. S/he should have excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. S/he should be a team player with solid communication skills.
If you are interested in this position, and meet all of the above-described requirements, please send your resume (maximum 2 pages) with a short introduction before 21 October to hrmanager(at)hdcentre.org.
The HD Centre is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please visit http://www.hdcentre.org