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Program Officer

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Helping Hand International
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Geneva, GE, Switzerland

Helping Hand International


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Published 16 days ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Program Officer

Helping Hand International Switzerland Branch

 

Background

Helping Hand International, established in 2016 in India, works on youth empowerment, capacity building, awareness advocacy, social activism, humanitarian engagements, and global partnerships for the SDGs. The Switzerland Branch was founded in November 2020, working under this main vision with specific focus on: equity (especially gender and race), access to policy making and justice, civil participation, health awareness (especially COVID-19), income generation, education, environmental protection, and promoting the mentality of peace and kindness towards fellow beings. Through local efforts and collaboration with global partners and other HHI branches, HHI New York contributes to rights protection, shared prosperity, and sustainable development via people-centered and result-focused initiatives. We are looking for a Program Officer to join our new team, together carrying out projects in the abovementioned thematic areas. This position reports directly to the President of the HHI Switzerland Branch, working in collaboration with the HHI Switzerland Global Partnerships and Communication Team.

 

Position: Program Officer

Duration: Open-ended; part-time

Payment: Unpaid volunteer

 

Primary Responsibilities:

·      Leading efforts in program design, implementation, and coordination on abovementioned thematic areas, with creative space to propose additional issues which HHI Switzerland should engage in.

·      Writing reports and analysis of programmatic activities.

·      Substantive inputs to the organization of events, especially online webinars.

·      Working in collaboration with other HHI branches in joint projects. 

·      Support to budget management as needed.

·      Assistance with recruitment as needed.

·      Other functions in support of the team as needed.

 

Required Qualifications:

·      3-5 years of demonstrated experience in program management and related functional areas, ideally at international level, with experience in NGO.

·      Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent work experience. 

·      Exceptional understanding of and interest in youth empowerment, human rights, humanitarian, sociopolitical, and SDGs-related issues, especially in Geneva.

·      Experience working with high-profile professionals, including government officials and international organizational leaders preferred. 

·      Excellent drafting, communication, organizational, and time management skills. 

·      Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 

·      Demonstrated ability to work well in a diverse team environment.

·      Excellent attention to details. 

·      English language proficiency required; proficiency in other languages are plus. 

·      Excellent computer skills, including MS Office and Google Suite.

 

Application submission tohhiswitzerland@gmail.com

Deadline: 15 December 2020

Helping Hand International Switzerland Branch

 

Background

Helping Hand International, established in 2016 in India, works on youth empowerment, capacity building, awareness advocacy, social activism, humanitarian engagements, and…

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Geneva, GE, CH

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Application submission tohhiswitzerland@gmail.com

Deadline: 15 December 2020

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