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Swisscontact Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation

We are a leading organization in the implementation of international development projects.

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.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Quality Education
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

How we work

Our activities are based on two main topics:
• Vocational education and training, retraining and labour market integration constitute a focus of our activities.
• In business promotion, we focus our work on five fields with potential for sustainable development: tourism, trade, entrepreneurial ecosystems, green cities, and sustainable agriculture.

... and why

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.

We make an effective contribution to improve the framework conditions for sustainable development through the facilitation of access to skills, knowledge, markets, technologies and financial services.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Agricoltura e selvicoltura
Formazione e formazione continua
Gestione delle risorse umane
Tecnologia dell'informazione e della coomunicazione
Mass media e comunicazione
Monitoring e valutazione
Sviluppo del settore privato
Sviluppo sociale

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.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates yes
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities yes
See current vacancies on cinfoPoste

Type of organisation


Field(s) of activity

Cooperazione allo sviluppo


Zurich, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

Europa dell'Est e Asia centrale
America latina e Caraibi
Medio Oriente e Africa del Nord
Sud-est asiatico e Pacifico
Africa subsahariana
Europa occidentale e centrale

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Tra 50 e 200

Outside Switzerland:
Più di 1000

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