Part-time course and event coordinator

Join us in transforming the world, one class at a time

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) provides forward-thinking and innovative solutions for policymakers and organizations concerned with international affairs, peace and security in today’s complex, globalized world. We are leaders in delivering executive education in global peace and security policy. More than 800 participants, from over 100 nations, from the public, non-profit and private sectors attend our courses every year.  We are an international foundation with 51 member states from across the globe located in the state-of-the-art Maison de la paix at the heart of international Geneva. We are also recognised as a cutting-edge, dynamic and impactful platform that facilitates dialogue and exchange in support of peace, security and international cooperation.

At GCSP we pride ourselves on our multinational team of experts as well as an ever-growing alumni community of over 5000 international professionals with global influence.

Interested in joining our highly motivated and dedicated team? If you are entrepreneurial, results-driven and a team player that is committed to providing innovative ideas and ensure our stakeholders enjoy a rich and rewarding experience, you may be our future:


Part-time course and event coordinator


As a core team member of the Global Support Group, you will be responsible and accountable for the efficient and highly qualitative coordination of various events, which includes:

Manage the whole logistics and administration of the courses / events, including:

  • Assist and liaise with Course Directors, speakers, participants, administration and management as well as other Course Coordinators.
  • Collect and provide relevant information related to the event to the Marketing team in order to ensure the promotion of the event.
  • Update the participants’ lists, collect various forms from participants and file participants’ data.
  • Collect and disseminate information related to courses and participants.
  • Organize catering, visits, transports, accommodation, opening/closing ceremonies.
  • Create files, folders, update databases, organize course material (cards, wifi accesses, lunch vouchers, folders, etc).
  • Organize, coordinate and carry through visits of GCSP.


In addition, you will provide leadership and expertise across the GCSP and contribute to its mission and goals in an impartial and inclusive manner by fostering a stimulating multi-cultural learning environment.

You will have the following skills and competences:

  • Agile, open-minded and proactive personality,
  • Committed to service excellence and client oriented,
  • Precise and rigorous
  • English speaking and minimum another European language
  • Flexible, ready to work with short notice and/or during irregular hours or week-ends
  • Ready to travel if requested


If you recognise yourself in this profile, we are eager to receive your full application file to until 15 December 2016.


The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position from January or at a date to be agreed upon.

The GCSP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages applications of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.