Desk Officer Global Health

Desk Officer Global Health

CHF 116000 - CHF 170000 / year
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany in Geneva

  • Support the Permanent Mission’s health team, in particular with respect to UNAIDS processes and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (preparation, support and follow-up tasks for the German Chair)
  • Participate in, prepare and follow up on meetings of the PCB Bureau and the PCB, as well as meetings on other health-related issues (e.g. of the WHO)
  • Prepare and participate in meetings, conferences and events, draw up analyses and evaluate documents
  • Conduct research, write minutes and reports, etc.



  • university degree in Health, Social or Political Sciences,
  • several years’ professional experience, ideally in an international context (e.g. at international organisations)
  • experience in the sphere of health policy, with particular knowledge of Global Health and HIV processes
  • solid Microsoft Office skills


  • advanced proficiency in spoken and written German and English (CEFR C1/C2)
  • knowledge of French desirable (CEFR B1/B2)
  • strong ability to work in a team
  • physical and mental resilience

Additional desired qualifications:

  • basic knowledge in the spheres of finance and audit, risk management and human resource policies
  • experience in the spheres of social media and communication