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ALIPH is a Swiss foundation based in Geneva, with the status of an international organization. As the only global fund exclusively dedicated to the protection of cultural heritage in conflict areas, ALIPH supports concrete projects in the fields of prevention, emergency response and rehabilitation. To fulfill its mission, the foundation requires the financial support of States, foundations and private donors.

Project Manager

About the position

Under the authority of the Executive Director, the Project Manager coordinates grant applications, supports the evaluation process and monitors funded projects. He or she works collaboratively with other project managers, as well as the Administration and Finance Officer.

Key responsibilities

  • Contribute to the preparation of calls for projects
  • Act as applicants’ point of contact for enquiries pertaining to the application process
  • Contribute to the evaluation and pre-selection of funding requests (narrative and financial)
  • Coordinate and facilitate the work of the Scientific Committee and independent project review panels
  • Assist in the implementation of compliance, due diligence and risk assessment procedures
  • Draft grant agreements in accordance to ALIPH policies
  • Manage day-to-day administration of the grant management activities, including the tracking and review of interim and final reports (both narrative and financial)
  • Maintain and work with ALIPH’s online grant management platform
  • Produce internal and external reports on grants and projects
  • Develop and maintain scientific and technical databases
  • Contribute to the development of strategies to optimize the grantmaking process

Professional skills and experience

  • higher education (Master’s degree) in cultural heritage and/or the arts alternatively in law, political science or management with documented experience in cultural heritage
  • at least 3 years of experience in issues related to cultural heritage protection in conflict areas
  • proven experience and knowledge in grant management, including the financial, administrative and legal aspects of multi-year grant projects
  • strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities within a small organization, capacity to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • great interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work effectively with a variety of constituencies (governmental organizations, IO, NGOs, academia)
  • initiative and team spirit, with experience working in multicultural environments
  • proficient computer skills especially Excel and PowerPoint as well as database management
  • perfectly fluent in English, with a working knowledge of French. Sound working knowledge of Arabic would be a significant asset.

This position will provide exceptional professional experience to an individual bringing the right combination of skills, passion and constructive attitude.

Organization

International alliance for the protection of heritage in conflict areas (ALIPH)

Location

Geneva, Switzerland

GRADE

Junior professional (minimum of 3 years’ experience)

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter in English before 31 July 2019 to the following e-mail address: contact@aliph-foundation.org - mentioning "Project Manager" in the subject line.

Communications & Partnerships Officer

About the position

Under the authority of the Executive Director, the Communications & Partnerships Officer defines and carries out the communications policy and implements ALIPH’s fundraising strategy in liaison with the Administration and Finance Officer.

Key responsibilities

  • define ALIPH’s global communication strategy, programs and activities, in order to promote its action, strengthen its reputation and support the implementation of its fundraising policy
  • execute this strategy by using all necessary communication platforms (written support, audiovisual media, Internet...)
  • prepare content for ALIPH’s website and social media (Twitter, Facebook...)
  • define and set up communication and promotional materials (brochures...)
  • develop ALIPH's global press relations, coordinate responses to interview requests, prepare press releases, and organize press conferences whenever necessary
  • create and maintain a database of potential donors and develop a "fundraising kit" for them
  • draft and monitor the implementation of partnership agreements with donors
  • plan and implement promotional activities, including fundraising activities (gala dinners...)
  • coordinate the preparation of the annual report and other assessment documents regarding ALIPH’s action

Professional skills and experience

  • higher education (Master’s degree) in communication, marketing or political science, alternatively in cultural heritage and/or the arts with documented experience in communication
  • at least 5 years of experience in communications-related work or public relations (international organization or NGO, foundation, administration or company with an international vocation)
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • demonstrated professional experience in developing communication on diverse platforms, including Internet and social media
  • demonstrated professional experience designing, producing and publishing content, both printed and electronically
  • professional experience in fundraising and event planning
  • ability to define a strategy in terms of communication and partnerships
  • strong computer skills, including graphic design (InDesign, Photoshop)
  • initiative and team spirit, with experience working in multicultural environments
  • strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities within a small organization
  • open and curious personality, great interpersonal skills
  • bilingual in French and English. Knowledge of other languages, especially Arabic, would be a significant asset.

This position will provide exceptional professional experience to an individual bringing the right combination of skills, passion and constructive attitude.

Organization

International alliance for the protection of heritage in conflict areas (ALIPH)

Location

Geneva, Switzerland

GRADE

Intermediate professional (minimum of 5 years’ experience)

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter in English before 31 July 2019 to the following e-mail address: contact@aliph-foundation.org - mentioning "Communications & Partnerships Officer" in the subject line.