Junior Governance Associate


The CyberPeace Institute is an independent and neutral non governmental organization who works to enhance the stability of cyberspace by decreasing the frequency, impact, and scale of destructive cyberattacks. The Institute works in close collaboration with relevant partners to reduce the harms from cyberattacks on people’s lives worldwide and provide them assistance. By analyzing cyberattacks, the Institute exposes their societal impact, how international laws and norms are being violated, and advances responsible behavior to enforce cyberpeace.

Your Mission

We are looking for a Junior Governance Associate to join the CyberPeace Institute. As a member of the governance unit of the Institute, this Junior Governance Associate contributes to the effective management and smooth functioning of the institute. This position will support the governance operations of the Institute, from the communication, compliance and board engagement point of view. 

We are looking for candidates who wish to put their skills and knowledge at the service of the greater good. We are looking for committed and altruist individuals, with strong humanitarian values. If you want to support the most vulnerable, and if you wish to work in a demanding but yet challenging and rewarding environment, we are very excited to consider your application.

Your Responsibilities

Under the Leadership of the Head of Governance, the Junior Governance Associate will:

    • Support the organization of the Executive Board
    • Prepare relevant documentation
    • Produce regular reporting and debriefing
    • Provide daily support to the Head of Governance and the CEO (administration, travel arrangement, agenda, office management)
    • Produce regular reporting and debriefing
    • Produce background research, take minutes in English and French
    • Support the Institute’s internal communication
    • Support the Institute with the organization of meetings and events
    • Support in the production of communication materials (e.g. PPT presentations)
    • Track media requests and events

Your Experience, Skills and Attributes

  • Fluency in English, spoken and written
  • Fluency in French, spoken and written
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to engage and participate in the work of a small team
  • Commitment to work in NGOs – not for profit sector
  • Previous experience as administrative assistant, executive assistant or governance associate an asset
  • Studies relevant to responsibilities

Additional Information

  • Duration:  12 months (extendable)
  • Working rate: full-time (ideally) or 80%
  • Starting date: as soon as possible
  • Location: Geneva (physical presence required at the office)

Equal Opportunity

The CyberPeace Institute is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

When applying

Please provide the following:

        ➢ A CV in a pdf format
        ➢ A cover letter ​describing your motivation, in a pdf format

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We will only consider applications that comply with all the required enclosures and deadline submission. As much as we would like to respond to all applicants, we can only guarantee responding to candidates selected for the interview process. Thank you for your understanding.

We look forward to receiving your application and thank you for your interest in the CyberPeace Institute.