Project Officer

at International Campaign to Ban Landmines
Published September 21, 2023
Location Genève, Switzerland
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


The International Campaign to Ban Landmines – Cluster Munition Coalition (ICBL-CMC) seeks a highly motivated, well-organized person with an interest in humanitarian disarmament and a strong team spirit to provide overall operational, administrative, and project management support for the organization. The position is full-time and based in Geneva. The Project Officer will report to the ICBL-CMC Director.

The primary responsibilities of the position include:

Providing project management support for ICBL-CMC and Monitor grant awards, including tracking proposal requirements, reporting deadlines, and grant transfer requests
Supporting the preparation of reports to donors
Organizing invoice payments and accounting documentation
Assisting with the organization and implementation of the Investing in Action small grants project, including reviewing grant applications, preparing grant agreements, and preparing payments
In coordination with the Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor Manager and Editorial Team members, preparing contracts and payments for in-country researchers
Coordinating and overseeing all logistical tasks pertaining to conferences, special events, staff meetings, governance retreats, and missions, with the support of consultants and volunteers where needed
Coordinating the campaigner sponsorship program, including preparing and disseminating invitation and visa letters and arranging travel
Providing day-to-day administrative and logistical support for the ICBL-CMC office and team members
Acting as point of contact for incoming telephone or electronic communications
Recruiting and managing interns and volunteers, as required
Supporting the Director with any other tasks, as needed.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in political science, international relations, economics, law, or a related field with at least 4 years of relevant work experience
Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and other Office programs
Strong oral and written communication skills in English and French. Other languages would be an asset.
Ability to travel internationally, approximately twice per year
Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Highly organized, detail-oriented, and punctual, with an ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously
Desire to learn and take on a progressive level of responsibilities
Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision, but also able to function well within a team
Strong inter-cultural communication skills

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