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CEO ADRA Switzerland

The CEO of ADRA Switzerland is responsible for providing strategic, financial and operational leadership and will closely coordinate and work with the country office staff and report to the Chairman of the board and the regional director. He administers and supervises all aspects of ADRA’s country program, chairs ADCOM and reports to Board and General Assembly.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent the country organization in all contacts with agents of:
    • Government
    • Local donor agencies
    • SDA church administration and local churches
    • Diplomatic representations
  • Develop and coordinate strategy in consultation with local constituency and Regional Office
  • Ensure that all supported and/or implemented projects satisfy the contractual conditions laid down in project agreements
  • Take responsibility for human resource development which may include recruitment, in-service training, career development, evaluation and welfare of country office and volunteer staff
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate management service system
  • Ensure ADRA country office continuity by maintaining “Institutional Memory” through administration of document management systems, personnel records, staff overlap/mentoring and other pertinent information
  • Build appropriate synergies and active consultation between the Seventh-Day-Adventist Church and ADRA’s programs
  • Be available for speaking engagements at conference assemblies and Seventh-Day-Adventist churches and to meet with those who have special concerns or interests
  • Other duties as assigned by the board


Requirements and Preferred Qualifications

  • MA degree preferred in relevant development / emergency field
  • Leadership experience and high social competence
  • At least five years administrative work experience in the humanitarian sector, preferably in an ADRA country office
  • Teamplayer with high flexibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Languages
    • German native and French fluent oral and written or:
    • French native and German fluent oral and written
    • English fluent oral and written

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CEO ADRA Switzerland

5-10 Jahre
Master- / Diplom

Veröffentlicht am 01.06.2021

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