Career Opportunities

About GCERF’s career opportunities

GCERF is a new global organization with an exciting mandate. Now in its second year of operation, GCERF seeks to attract highly motivated and qualified staff who are keen to contribute to its growth and development. GCERF is currently working in Bangladesh, Kenya, Kosovo, Mali, Myanmar, and Nigeria.

We offer an open and multicultural work environment in Geneva with competitive salary and benefits. GCERF is committed to diversity within its workforce and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

Corporate Services Internship

GCERF is currently seeking several interns who would be given an opportunity to contribute to the further strengthening of GCERF’s resource management systems, including financial resources.

GCERF believes that interns make an essential contribution to its work and interns are invited to take part in all activities of the team they are part of and of GCERF in general. GCERF’s working language is English.

Internships would ideally last between six and twelve months. Interns are expected to be working full time. (Interns accrue leave just as employees do).

The proposed internships would ideally start 1 January 2017. An earlier start may also be considered.

Please download a full job description here.


Senior Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

GCERF is currently recruiting a Senior Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to (i) coordinate the development, introduction, and implementation of an integrated and institution-wide performance monitoring and evaluation framework; (ii) guide the design, introduction and optimisation of integrated performance management systems; (iii) and provide technical expertise, guidance, and support on performance monitoring and evaluation to colleagues in the GCERF Secretariat, as well as potential GCERF grantees and sub-grantees. This position is the first in this area within GCERF. Candidates should have at least twelve years of progressively more responsible experience at the national and international levels, working on the monitoring and evaluation of programme and project performance.

Please download a full job description here.

Deadline: 13 November 2016.


Senior Grants Officer

GCERF is currently recruiting several Senior Grants Officers to manage GCERF’s funding portfolio in designated countries, provide thematic and country expertise, guidance and support. Candidates should have at twelve years of experience working with multilateral, bilateral or development organisations, NGOs, foundations, or other non-profit grant-making entities, including a minimum of six years of field-based experience in at least two countries. Additional headquarters experience is an asset. Fluency in English is required. French is required for the Senior Grants Officer who will be working with French speaking countries. Working knowledge of other relevant languages will be an advantage.

Please download a full job description here.

Application deadline: Open until all open positions are filled.


Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF)