Présence suisse dans les organisations multilatérales

Promotion of Swiss applications in the UN and multilateral development banks

When you apply for a job in a multilateral organisation, you are competing with professionals from all over the world. This means that your application has to stand out and convincingly match the requirements of the job. Let cinfo help you optimise your application and support you throughout the recruitment process.  

Our Services

Are you thinking about joining a multilateral organisation or advancing your career? We are here to guide and support you through all stages of the process.

Explore your career options

  • Insight Day
    Join a 1-day information and career orientation session to learn about working opportunities in international cooperation and meet with cinfo. 

  • Find vacancies on cinfoPoste, the Swiss portal for jobs in international cooperation.

  • Make your profile available to us in the talent pool
    Create your profile on the cinfoPoste job portal and join our talent pool to receive notifications of matching job opportunities.

  • Career advice & orientation
    Address your individual situation, questions and needs at a career session with one of our coaches.

Find practical information and tips

  • Working at the United Nations
    Learn about the organisation of the UN, the different UN agencies and the working environment.
  • Working at a Development Bank
    Everything you need to know about working for development banks and what you need to consider.
  • Blog articles
    cinfo regularly publishes interviews and testimonies from people working in multilateral organisations and financial institutions.

Network with employers and experts

  • Behind the Scenes - Series
    This is an online career chat with employers and professionals in international cooperation. 
  • Forum cinfo
    This is the Swiss career event for international cooperation. It connects professionals at all stages of their careers with a wide range of internationally active organisations.
  • Community “Swiss with Multilateral Organisations”
    cinfo provides a unique space for Swiss professionals working in multilateral organisations to address their needs, to network and to support each other.

We support you in preparing your application

  • Job application support
    Improve your application to convincingly match your profile with the selection criteria. 

Interview Training and Mock-Interviews

Get your application flagged

Application Flagging: When you get invited to the first round in the selection process (written test/interview etc) with one of cinfo’s focus multilateral organisations, we inform our focal points at the employer's HR department and as adequate our partners at the federal administration to support your visibility. Inform us about your upcoming interview: Upload a copy of the job vacancy and your application in your cinfoPoste Talent Pool profile and contact

Don’t have a cinfoPoste Talent Pool profile yet? This is how you create one

Exception -  Application flagging cannot be offered in the following cases:

  • You have applied to another than the 20 focus organisations
  • You have applied for General Service or Consultancy positions
  • You are not a Swiss national


Further support from cinfo

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Learn about trends, best practices and opportunities in the field of international cooperation. 

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Why go through cinfo

As a member state of the UN and a stakeholder in multilateral development banks, the Swiss Confederation is striving to increase the presence of Swiss professionals in various multilateral organisations. cinfo, the Swiss centre of competence for careers in international cooperation, has been mandated by the SDC and SECO to attract Swiss candidates and support highly promising candidates in application processes.

Our experienced HR advisors are in contact with the HR departments of the focus multilateral organisations as well as with the relevant specialists at SDC and SECO. Getting information and support from cinfo can therefore, increase your chances of success.

Networking with employers and experts

How can you get first-hand information from, and network with HR specialists, recruiters and experts?

Do not miss the Forum cinfo, the Swiss event on work and careers in international cooperation, and our "Behind the Scenes" event series. Some events are webinars, others take place in Switzerland or in the countries where the multilateral organisations are based.

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