Switzerland: Strategy, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Organization: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 02 Apr 2018

The Mediation Support and Policy Team (MESU) provides operational support to more than 40 HD projects, and leads strategy, evaluation and learning across the organization. This includes supporting HD mediation efforts with access to analysis and expertise, facilitating peer reviews and peer-to-peer learning, as well as engaging with the wider mediation community on both policy and practice.

Under the MESU team, the Strategy, Evaluation and Learning Officer will:

  1. Provide operational support to HD’s project teams on process design and planning;

  2. Design, organise and facilitate project reviews, critical reflections, red-team processes and evaluations;

  3. Support the management of HD’s monitoring and evaluation, strategy, and project lifecycle frameworks;

  4. Contribute to the design and delivery of HD learning workshops and peer-to-peer learning platforms;

  5. Provide occasional executive support to HD senior management and the Executive Director;

  6. Provide support to diverse HD institutional networks and partnerships;

  7. Review and provide high-quality input to project proposals and reports;

  8. Draft and edit reports to senior management and briefing papers for operational teams;

  9. Contribute to the work of the Mediation Support and Policy team, including administrative, budgetary and logistics management.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • Advanced university degree in a discipline such as political science, law or international relations;

  • At least 6 years of relevant work experience, including field experience related to peace processes;

  • Highly developed facilitation skills to promote critical thinking and divergent analyses;

  • Mastery of the English language;

  • Proficiency in French would be an asset;

  • Strong writing and analytical skills;

  • Strong organisational skills, capacity to work autonomously and deliver timely results;

  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain relationships and communicate effectively across cultures.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV (maximum 2 pages) with a short cover letter by 2 April 2018 to hrmanager@hdcentre.org. Both CV and cover letter should be in one pdf document with your full name in the title.

HD is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit www.hdcentre.org.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV (maximum 2 pages) with a short cover letter by 2 April 2018 to hrmanager@hdcentre.org. Both CV and cover letter should be in one pdf document with your full name in the title.

HD is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit www.hdcentre.org.

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