Emergency Operations Officer vacancy in Zurich apply now

Emergency Operations Officer vacancy in Zurich apply now.

Make a difference where it matters most.Terre des hommes is searching for a dedicated Emergency Operations Officer in Zurich, Switzerland.

Emergency Operations Officer vacancy in Zurich apply now

This pivotal role offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of humanitarian efforts, empowering lives in times of crisis.

Join Terre des hommes in Zurich and play a key role in making a positive impact on communities in need.

General Responsibilities

Under the responsibility of the Emergency Response Service Manager, the Emergency Operations Officer will be required to regularly travel to the field and is responsible for:

  •  Contributing to build the internal capacity in terms of response to emergencies via the provision of workshops and trainings in countries facing regular humanitarian crisis.

  •  Contributing to the development of institutional and philanthropic funding, including through the writing of project proposals.

  •  Contributing to the external and internal reporting and communication of the RED Unit.

  •  Contributing to the development of good practices and tools related to emergencies in terms of Quality and Accountability.


  •  Master’s or Equivalent diploma from a recognized university or school in international development, social sciences, development studies or any other related field (Bioforce is a plus)

  •  PMP or other diploma in project cycle management desired.

Experience & Competencies

  •  2 years experiences in the field in contexts of humanitarian emergencies or crisis.

  •  2-3 years experiences in an iNGO recognized in the field of emergencies.

  •  Management experience in securing and managing funds from institutional donors, such as ECHO, EU, UN agencies, SDC, DFID and USAID.

  •  Good understanding of program cycle management in emergencies, and protracted crisis environments.

  •  Experience strongly desired in implementing participatory approaches, and the promotion of gender and diversity as well as in the implementation of non-sensitive complaint reporting systems.


English and French essential.

German wish , Arabic is a plus.

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