Operations Coordinator, Switzerland

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    3 weeks ago
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Over the past 80 years, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has developed unparalleled expertise in responding to emergencies and helping uprooted communities to rebuild. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.

The IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and, most crucially, accountability to those we serve. The IRC is a tireless advocate for the most vulnerable.

The Purpose of the Role:

Support the operations functions within the IRC Switzerland office and contribute to the effective management of our workspace.

Key Working Relationships

• Reports to Head of Facilities and Procurement, Europe

• Interim Head of Office, Switzerland

• Head of Finance, Belgium and Switzerland

• HR Associate, Switzerland

Key Accountabilities:

• Ensure physical presence at the Geneva Office

• Work with the Head of Facilities and Procurement, Europe, ensuring roll out of best operational practices

• Keeping the office tidy and functional – including the kitchen

• Replenishing catering supplies

• Ordering workspace supplies

• Sorting and distributing post.

• Own office management activities- including mail, deliveries, stationery and office supplies

• Sorting, distributing, and answering general emails and postal correspondence with customers and suppliers

• Processes expenses and invoices

• Willing to take on Fire Marshal and First aider duties

• Act as the Office Security Focal point

• Development and maintenance of Operations and Facilities Polices and document both physical and digital

• Adhoc administration tasks

• Management of all aspects for Health and Safety

• Administration of the local workspace booking system


• Proven experience working within an office environment and front-of-house preferred

• Able to work 5 days per week onsite at the Geneva office

• Geneva residency and having the right to work in Switzerland are essential

• Fluency in English and French are essential

• Good communication skills, both verbal and written

• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel and Office 365

• Proven problem-solving and customer service skills: the ability to successfully provide support to staff

• Professional telephone manner

• Excellent and accurate data entry skills

• Commitment to IRC’s values


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