Junior Programme Officer, Security and Law Programme


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 120 nations, from the public, non-profit and private sectors attend our courses every year. We are an international foundation with 52 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 (www.gcsp.ch). Interested in joining our highly motivated and dedicated team? If you are entrepreneurial, results-driven and a team player, you may be our future:



Junior Programme Officer, Security and Law Programme

100% - 6 months contract


The incumbent will be will be working on executive education courses, events and projects on international law in the security realm. This will include thematic research, preparation of training materials, marketing and the organization of the events. More specifically:

  1. Execute specific research on issues assigned by the supervisor;
  2. Conceptualize and plan new projects;
  3. Support the design and implementation of courses and events;
  4. Organize and prepare training documents;
  5. Prepare updates and reports;
  6. Establish and maintain documentation and databases;
  7. Organize and attend both internal and external meetings;
  8. Contribute innovative ideas and thinking to the Security and Law Programme.

You will have the following skills and competencies:

  • Master’s degree in law, preferably with specialization in international law;
  • Experience in international affairs;
  • Good analytical capacities and rapid learning;
  • Strong editorial skills;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt and be creative;
  • Organised, reliable and resourceful;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Excellent command of English (spoken and written);
  • Swiss national or holder of a valid work permit.

If you recognise yourself in this challenge, we are eager to receive your full application file on human.resources@gcsp.ch until 23 June 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position on 1 September 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, please note that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.