DRC JIPS Finance, Grants and Admin Officer Jobs Switzerland 2024

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Danish Refugee Council Jobs 2024 – Switzerland International Jobs. Danish Refugee Council looking for “ JIPS Finance, Grants and Admin Officer”. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree may apply on or before 14-Jul-24.

Danish Refugee Council JIPS Finance, Grants and Admin Officer Jobs 2024

The Danish Refugee Council has published a job vacancy announcement on 24/06/2024 for qualified applicants to fill in the vacant post of JIPS Finance, Grants and Admin Officer to be based in , Switzerland.

Company Name: Danish Refugee Council

Job Title: JIPS Finance, Grants and Admin Officer

Duty Station: , Switzerland

Country: Switzerland

Application Deadline: 14-Jul-24

About the Company:

JIPS is an interagency service set up in 2009 and dedicated to support and bring governments, displaced persons, host communities and national and international actors together to collaborate to collect, analyse and use data to inform Durable Solutions for Internal Displacement. Co-hosted by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), JIPS’ Executive Committee further includes the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), and the Office of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of IDPs.

A globally recognized neutral broker, JIPS supports collaborative and responsible approaches to data collection and use in Internal Displacement contexts, with a particular focus on facilitating collaborative data processes (including a strong expertise on urban displacement), developing national capacities, informing and advancing durable solutions processes, and IDP statistics.

JIPS is a dynamic team that prioritises innovation, partnership, and professional development, building on a set of principles that guide both the content and approaches to its mandate being collaborative, human-centred, complementary, ethical, and transparent.


Under the day-to-day supervision of JIPS Grants & Budget Management Coordinator (GBMC), the Finance, Grants, and Admin Officer (FGAO) is mainly responsible for carrying out financial and administrative tasks required to ensure the effective budget, grant and administrative management of JIPS. This includes the maintenance of JIPS financial management tools and content in DRC’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (Dynamics), and support to budget follow-up processes, as well as financial reporting.



  • At least 5 years’ experience in a relevant field
  • University degree in finance or Business Administration or equivalent professional qualification
  • Fluency in English


  • Knowledge of ERP systems (previous experience with DRC Dynamics)
  • Fluency in French


All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment

Find the definition of DRC’s Core competencies here

Basic Advanced Expert
Striving for excellence
Taking the lead
Demonstrating integrity

¨Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.


The position is placed in Geneva, Switzerland within the JIPS HQ and DRC Geneva Representation office. This position will be placed at Employment Band H at 60% workload. You will be expected to work 3 days a week. DRC offers a competitive salary based on qualification and experience; approximate monthly gross salary is estimated to be from approximately 3’870 CHF at 60%. DRC does not pay any additional allowances (schooling, housing etc.). Estimated gross/net calculations can be found online, for instance: https://www.lohncomputer.ch/en/ Following Swiss regulations DRC offers accident and travel insurance. DRC staff pay tax and social security according to Swiss law and health insurance.

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button.

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. CV only applications will not be considered.

Applications close Sunday 14 July 2024

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In the light of this, women are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employee. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

However, please note that due to questions related to work- and residence permit Swiss nationals, citizen of Schengen-countries and applicants with existing work- and residence papers for Switzerland have a certain preference. Yet, we want to clearly state that the lack of above-mentioned specifications is not a ground for rejection of applications.


For further information about JIPS, please check www.jips.org. For additional information on the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.dk.

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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