SharePoint Officer

at Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance
Published April 24, 2022
Location Geneva, Switzerland
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  


DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance is dedicated to improving the security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, respect for human rights, and gender equality. Since its founding in 2000, DCAF has contributed to making peace and development more sustainable by assisting partner states, and international actors supporting these states, to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms. It creates innovative knowledge products, promotes norms and good practices, provides legal and policy advice and supports capacity‐building of both state and non‐state security sector stakeholders.


DCAF’s Foundation Council members represent over 50 countries and the Canton of Geneva. Active in over 70 countries, DCAF is internationally recognized as one of the world's leading centres of excellence for security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR). DCAF is guided by the principles of neutrality, impartiality, local ownership, inclusive participation, and gender equality. For more information visit and follow us on Twitter @DCAF_Geneva.


For our Resources Department, we are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to be our next:


Sharepoint Officer (work rate 50%)


Location: Geneva

Starting date: As soon as possible

Duration: 6 months fixed-term contract

The Role


Your role will be to provide Sharepoint support to end-users and to assist the Sharepoint manager during the migration to Sharepoint online including creation of new content.


You may also help with other tasks in relation to the digital workplace in the Microsoft 365 environment.


You will be reporting to the Sharepoint Manager within DCAF’s Resources Department.


Key areas of operation:


Support end-users on Sharepoint on-premises (helpdesk, content creation, site administration, managing permissions, troubleshooting workflows)

Assist during migration of on-premises content to Sharepoint online

Assist in other tasks relevant to the role

Your Experience


Excellent functional knowledge of Sharepoint on-premises and Sharepoint online

Good Functional knowledge of the M365 application suite (Teams, OneDrive, Forms, Planner etc.)

Experience in end-user support

Experience with Sharepoint migrations (Sharegate or other third-party software) is an asset

Experience with Nintex Forms and Workflow is an asset

Experience with Zoom and Teams rooms is an asset

Your Skills


Ability to interact with staff at all levels

Ability to manage multiple demands efficiently

Service oriented

Attention to detail

Excellent oral and written French and English



Swiss or EU citizenship or a valid work permit for Switzerland at the time of application is a pre-requisite

What we offer


a rewarding, dynamic and challenging work experience

the chance to be part of a multicultural team of supportive, hardworking and values-driven people

the chance to contribute to improving security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights


How to apply


If you think you are a good match for DCAF and the position advertised, please send your application with the subject heading “DCAF Sharepoint Officer job opening”, enclosing:


a one-page motivational statement in English describing your relevant experience and what you can bring to DCAF

a concise CV (maximum two pages)

DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.

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