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UBS Optimus Foundation

The purpose of the Foundation is the promotion of scientific and social life and work in the broadest sense as well as the support of needy persons, especially children, worldwide.

The Foundation is committed to the comprehensive well-being of children. It works to ensure that children and young people worldwide have access to education and can grow up in an environment free from violence and sexual exploitation. At the same time, the foundation supports targeted research to promote the health of the most disadvantaged population groups worldwide.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Good Health and Well-being
Quality Education
Gender Equality
Clean Water and Sanitation
Affordable and Clean Energy
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Responsible Consumption and Production
Climate Action
Life Below Water
Life on Land
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

We are the only foundation affiliated to a global wealth manager with experts in philanthropy. The UBS Optimus Foundation approach leverages our unique network. In our leadership role, we drive impactful charitable projects that provide groundbreaking solutions to the pressing issues facing our society. But we know that collaborative initiatives are needed to solve societal problems and achieve broad real-world impact.

... and why

Together we can make a difference – with your passion and our expertise. We know that one of the most effective strategies for economic growth is investing in the developmental growth of at-risk young children. It's by making these children educated, healthy and safe individuals that they can build the strong and stable societies that can grow their countries and economies out of poverty.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Agriculture et sylviculture
Banking et finance
Droits humains, droit et gouvernance
Monitoring et évaluation
Affaires politiques et maintien de la paix

Opportunities offered

Internships for students no
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals no
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities no
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Type of organisation

Acteur du secteur privé / fondation

Field(s) of activity

Coopération au développement
Aide humanitaire


Zurich, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation


Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Plus de 1000

Outside Switzerland:
Plus de 1000

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