Job vacancies

The Swiss Embassy in Tel Aviv represents the interests of Switzerland in Israel and promotes political dialogue and cultural, economic and scientific cooperation between the two countries. It is also a consular center for Swiss nationals living in Israel.

The Embassy of Switzerland in Israel is looking for a 

Research and Project Officer

to complete its team by August 2024 or to be agreed.

About the position

The Research and Project Officer provides analysis on political, legal and economic affairs and administers projects in the field of dialogue and human rights. It is an ideal position to develop strong analytical, drafting, and project management skills in a very dynamic and international environment.

The position’s key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  •  political analysis on Israel’s domestic, regional and foreign policy; drafting of and contributing to political reporting; providing analysis and counsel on a wide range of political topics; 
  • legal analysis and counsel to the Embassy, namely on Israel’s legal and legislative system and issues of international humanitarian and international human rights law.
  • relevant information, analysis, and reporting on key economic developments and support to the promotion of Switzerland's economic interests in Israel;
  • facilitating meetings and organizing events; 
  • managing small-scale projects in the field of peace and human rights.

Experience and skills

  • University studies (Master) in law, international relations, political science, history or related fields.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Israel’s political and legal system. Work experience in the field of political and legal affairs or similar fields is an asset.
  • Excellent drafting, analytical and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Switzerland's political and legal system.
  • Fluency in Hebrew, English and at least one Swiss national language.
  • Strong social skills; team focus and enthusiasm to work in an inter-disciplinary and collaborative fashion with the entire Embassy team; demonstrated inter-cultural competence.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; excellent project and event management capacity.
  • Ability to think independently, to work well under pressure and flexibility in a fast-paced environment.

Job type: 80%-100%

Kindly send your application with a motivation letter and CV (in French, German, Italian or English) and any other relevant documentation by email to telaviv.employment@eda.admin.ch.

If you do not have Israeli citizenship, your work permit and/or legal status in Israel must be provided.

Deadline: 5 July 2024

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) regulary seeks qualified and motivated employees.

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