Global Support Office

"I feel privileged to support our dedicated field staff and help them grow in their competencies. Working with them is inspiring."

Madeline W.B.

Senior Finance Officer

Supporting our programmes globally

Our Global Support Offices near Geneva, Switzerland provide leadership and support to our field programmes in the areas of management, information services, finance, logistics, communications & fundraising, human resources and more. Together, they help make a difference in the lives of more than 2.5 million people worldwide.

Benefits and profiles

We recruit professionals to work at our Global Support Offices who:

  • Are experienced professionals in one of Medair’s core sectors
  • Have overseas intercultural work experience, preferably field experience
  • Are fully committed to Medair values, will uphold them with all stakeholders, and will actively contribute to our culture as an organisation
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written)
  • Possess a working knowledge of French (spoken and written), when applicable
  • Possess a working knowledge of German (spoken and written), when applicable
  • Are able to work in multicultural teams under sometimes stressful conditions to meet tight deadlines
  • Exhibit strong character, are able to manage stress, are adaptable, are sensitive to other cultures and genders, and work with integrity
  • For field-facing roles, must be available to travel on occasion to field locations and have successfully completed the Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)
  • Must be Swiss or eligible EU citizens, or those with a valid work permit for Switzerland*

*For more senior and/or technical roles, some other nationalities may be eligible to apply.

Benefits

  • The opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and highly motivating team
  • The chance to work for a faith-based organisation where your contributions make a difference for the world’s most vulnerable

Plus:

  • Salary corresponding to position
  • Annual leave
  • Accident insurance
  • Death and disability insurance
  • Health insurance for loss of earnings
  • Matching scheme pension plan

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Our commitment to protect

Medair is committed to the protection of all beneficiaries, volunteers, staff, and partners in line with Medair’s core values—faith, accountability, hope, integrity, compassion and dignity—and particularly to the protection of children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices for the duration of their contract—during work hours and outside of working hours.