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.

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Senior Grants Officer (for Asia)

GCERF is currently recruiting a Senior Grants Officer for Asia region to manage GCERF’s funding portfolio in Bangladesh and potentially Myanmar, provide thematic and country expertise, guidance and support. Candidates should have at least 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 ideally in the Asia region. Additional headquarters experience is an asset. Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of other relevant languages will be an advantage.

Please download a full job description here.

Application deadline: Open until the position is filled.


Operations Unit Internship(s)

GCERF is currently recruiting several interns to support the grant making and management, research and communications of a specific regional team within the Operations Unit. Candidates should have an advanced university degree in International Affairs, Relations or Development, Business or Public Administration, Peace-building, Conflict Transformation, or a related field. Fluency in English is required. Internship Duration: 6- 12 months, on a full-time basis. A stipend of CHF 1,500 per month is provided.

Currently, one internship position in “East Africa&Balkans” team is still vacant. The positions in “West Africa” and “Asia” teams have been filled.

Please download a full job description here.

Application deadline: Open until all vacant positions are filled.


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