On patrol with the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine.
A patrol of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in the Donetsk region. © OSCE/Evgeny Maloletka

Current vacancies – SEP-sponsored positions

Currently no job vacancies.

Planned positions

Fundamental Rights Specialist (PDF, 3 Pages, 345.7 kB, English) 
Seconded to Frontex in Warsaw (deployment is scheduled to begin in August 2024)

Senior Triple NEXUS Advisor in Kinshasa (working name)
Seconded to the office of the Deputy Special Representative/Resident Coordinator/ Humanitarian Coordinator (DSRSG/RC/HC)

Senior Advisor, Women, Peace, and Security 
Seconded to UN Women, Georgia Country Office, Covering also Armenia and Azerbaijan in Georgia

Advisor for WPS and Triple Nexus in Lebanon (working title)
Seconded to UN Women in Lebanon

Human Security Adviser for Democratization (Working title) in Warsaw

Junior Professional Officer in Human Rights
JPO Position at OHCHR in Geneva (the incumbent will working on the human rights defenders mandate), Recruitment by cinfo

UN Youth Volunteer positions 
(Next call for application: March, deployment is scheduled to begin in September 2024), Recruitment by cinfo

Election Observers (recruitment is planned for 2025 or 2026) (PDF, 8 Pages, 142.9 kB, English)

Current vacancies – positions not sponsored by the swiss expert pool

The positions below correspond with Switzerland's thematic and geographic policy priorities in peace and human rights but cannot be sponsored by the FDFA. The organisations directly recruit and employ the candidate. We kindly request you to send your application to the relevant organisation. Candidates can inform the SEP of their application.

Chief, Treasury and Extra-Budgetary Contributions, P4
OSCE / DMF, Treasury (Recruitment Q1/2024)

Senior Adviser, P3
OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, SEE and West Section (Recruitment Q1/2024)

Senior Election Adviser, P4
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Elections Department (Recruitment Q2/2024)

Senior Co-ordination Adviser, P4
OSCE / CTHB, Office of Special Rep/Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings (Recruitment Q2/2024)

Application dossier

A complete application dossier contains the following documents:

  • Letter of application
  • Copies of diplomas and references
  • Curriculum vitae in English
  • SEF personal data sheet

For OSCE and EU applications with the documents requested in the job advertisement.

Unsolicited applications will not be considered.

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Last update 26.02.2024


Swiss Expert Pool for Civilian Peacebuilding

FDFA Peace and Human Rights Division
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