(Junior) Advisor Tourism Advisory Services (60-100%)

Our Tourism Advisory Services (TAS) team is offering expert advice in the field of sustainable tourism development to external and internal parties. Our team is managed out of the head office in Zurich but operates globally.

(Junior) Advisor Tourism Advisory Services (60-100%)

Contract type
Unlimited
Working location
Zürich
Place of work: Zurich, Bern, Homeoffice, Employment start: 01.01.22 or according to agreement

Tasks 

  • Collaborate in the acquisition and implementation of consulting services for internal and external customers in the fields of tourism advisory, training and/or research
  • Lead selected research assignments and coordination tasks
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of internal as well as project-specific knowledge management activities and learning modules
  • Contribute to the design of external communication through various media

Requirements

Professional experience:

  • Academic degree or relevant postgraduate studies in the field of tourism
  • Tourism professional with min. 2 years relevant working experience, and with specialization in thematic area such as e.g. tourism marketing.
  • Experience in knowledge management and transfer, and training development desired.
  • First international professional experience in an international context, ideally in development cooperation.
  • Understanding of and good network within the Swiss tourism industry desired.
  • First experience in coordination, management and leadership.

Skills and capabilities:

  • Proficiency in English and German indispensable; in addition, Spanish or French highly desired.
  • Highly structured person with fast comprehension and outstanding multitasking skills.
  • Ability to prioritize under high workload/time pressure, results-oriented thinking and decision making.
  • Proven coordination, networking and facilitation skills.
  • Professional and goal-oriented communication skills in a multicultural context and with different target groups.
  • Willingness, pleasure and ability to work in frequently changing team constellations.
  • Work permit for Switzerland or EU/EFTA citizenship.

Additional information

Swisscontact offers attractive working conditions in an international and multicultural context. We see our work as a joint effort in an agile organizational culture: mutual respect, trust, and teamwork. We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents: letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, diplomas and references

Contact: Doris Keller, HR Business Partner (doris.keller@swisscontact.org)

 

Swisscontact - Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation

We are a leading partner organisation for the implementation of international development projects. Founded in 1959 and registered under Swiss law, we are an independent non-profit organisation. We are politically and denominationally neutral.

Swisscontact offers attractive working conditions in an international and multicultural context. We see our work as ajoint effort in an agile organizational culture: mutual respect, trust and teamwork.

Swiscontact is a leading partner organisation for the implementation of international development projects. We are represented in 38 countries with over 1 200 employees. The foundation is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

Swiscontact promotes inclusive economic, social and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies.

  • We strengthen the competencies of people, improving their employability
  • We increase the competitiveness of enterprises, growing their business
  • We foster social and economic systems, promoting inclusive development

We believe that people, even in dire conditions have the ability and will to act and liberate themselves from the shackles of poverty. However, this is only possible in an enabling environment and level playing field.

Swisscontact stands for professional quality and high ethical standards in its activities.

Foundation
Founded in 1959 and registered under Swiss law, we are an independent non-profit organisation. We are politically and denominationally neutral.
Team
The abilities and readiness for action of our employees are decisive for our projects’ ability to achieve sustainable impact, as well as our long-term success. As an attractive employer, Swisscontact invests in a positive management and work culture. This is defined by our fundamental understanding of development intended to serve not only our beneficiaries in project countries but our employees as well.
Mission statement
We promote inclusive economic, social and ecological development  to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies. With this objective in mind, we offer the chance to economically and socially disadvantaged people to improve their lives on their own initiative.

(Junior) Advisor Tourism Advisory Services (60-100%)

Contract type
Unlimited
Working location
Zürich
Place of work: Zurich, Bern, Homeoffice, Employment start: 01.01.22 or according to agreement