Research Associate

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Multilateral Dialogue Konrad Adenauer Foundation Geneva


Tasks of the Research Associate would include:

  • Content conception, preparation and organisation of conferences, events and visitor programmes in close cooperation with the director
  • Independent elaboration of analyses on current developments in multilateral Geneva (mainly on global health topics)
  • Communication with offices and staff members  of global health organisations in Geneva as well as with other offices of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, members of parliament, partners worldwide and experts
  • Contribution to the extension of the expert data base of the programme
  • Support in presenting the office in social media

The following qualifications are expected:

  • A university degree in Public Health, International Relations, Economics, Political Science, Law or similar
  • A first professional experience in the areas of research, event and project management or in European or international institutions
  • Experience in one of the multilateral organisations based in Geneva is considered an advantage
  • Pronounced interest in international issues, in particular global health
  • Very good command of German and English, knowledge of French is preferable, knowledge of any other official language of the UN is considered an advantage
  • Good knowledge of MS Office

We expect:

  • Reliability and diligence
  • Organisational talent, communication skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Commitment to the goals and principles of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, independence and flexibility

We offer:

  • A one-year contract (with the perspective of an extension) for a full-time position with a local salary (based on the Echelle des Traitements of the Canton of Geneva)
  • Opportunity to work in a young and highly motivated team
  • Opportunity to contribute to the further development of a relatively new office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

We value the quality of opportunities and a family friendly environment. Candidates with disabilities and the same level of qualification are given special attention.