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The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform is hiring!

GPP hires for three new positions in summer 2022

The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform is now hiring!

Following a year of transitions at the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, we are pleased to announce that we are now hiring for three new positions: the Geneva Peace Week Lead, Communications Coordinator, and Administration & Events Coordinator.  

The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform is a knowledge hub that connects the critical mass of peacebuilding actors, resources, and expertise in Geneva and worldwide. Founded in 2008, the Platform has a mandate to facilitate interaction on peacebuilding between different institutions and sectors, and to advance new knowledge and understanding of issues and contexts related to building peace. The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform is a partnership between five institutions; the Graduate Institute's Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP), DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance, the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP), Interpeace, and the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO).

There is no application deadline, rather each position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. If you think you are a good match for a position, please send your application to info@gpplatform.ch as soon as possible, following the instructions in the three descriptions linked above. 

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The duties and responsibilities of the Geneva Peace Week Lead are to:

  • Project-manage the implementation of Geneva Peace Week.
  • Coordinate the GPW Consortium of partner organizations in the strategic planning and orientation of GPW.
  • Lead the annual management cycle, overseeing the strategic planning, application process, coordination of GPW partner organizers, development of strategic partnerships, communications, and the implementation of key project milestones.
  • Lead on the substantive/thematic design of the GPW programme, in coordination with the Executive Coordinator and Community Management Lead.
  • Lead GPW's monitoring and evaluation process.
  • Recruit and supervise all temporary GPW staff.
  • Support Community Management initiatives together with the Project Lead, as time allows.

To learn more about the profile, advantages, and how to apply for the GPW Lead position, please click here.

 

The duties and responsibilities of the Communications Coordinator are to: 

  • Update and implement the communications strategy for a broad range of projects and events at the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, including an internal and external communications strategy for Geneva Peace Week.
  • Work with GPP’s programmatic teams to develop and disseminate both written and visual communications content (emails, graphics, videos etc) which communicate the substance of GPP’s work to broad audiences via social media and email newsletters.
  • Track the development of the core GPP workstreams, identifying opportunities for public engagement.
  • Lead the coordination of the Geneva Peace Week Digital Series, and develop links between the generated content and the ongoing communications strategy at the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform.
  • Maintain the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform and the Geneva Peace Week websites, using content management systems.
  • Support Community Management initiatives together with the project lead, as time allows.
  • In close collaboration with the GPP team, lead on the drafting of the Annual Report.
  • Ensure brand coherence and compliance with GPP and GPW’s branding guidelines.

To learn more about the profile, advantages, and how to apply for the Communications Coordinator position, please click here.

 

The duties and responsibilities of the Administration & Events Coordinator are to:

  • Coordinate administrative tasks for ongoing projects within the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, including Geneva Peace Week by acting as administrative focal point for HR, finance, contracting, IT, which includes: processing expense claims, honorarium payments for temporary staff, drafting of service contracts and hiring documents.
  • Coordinate event logistics for projects within the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, including Geneva Peace Week by organizing technical and logistical aspects.
  • Coordinate the participation of event organizers, speakers and attendees during each stage of the Geneva Peace Week management cycle.
  • Oversee the use of an event management platform for organizing Geneva Peace Week (application and review process, registration, programme development, virtual lobby, surveys etc).
  • Provide assistance for reporting, data entry, document drafting, editing, proofreading, follow-up and distribution of Geneva Peacebuilding Platform documents.
  • In direct coordination with the Executive Coordinator of the platform and in collaboration with the CCDP Coordinators, keep track of the budget implementation of the Platform, and prepare the financial reports.

To learn more about the profile, advantages, and how to apply for the Administration & Events Coordinator position, please click here.

 

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