Strategy Development 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

Your role will be to take an inclusive approach by connecting resources and act as a force multiplier to the Institute’s mandate. You will provide active support in handling partnerships and collaborations with diverse stakeholders, including donors.

We are looking for creative, proactive, and hands-on avid learners whose aim is to further our mission to be more directly impactful on improving human security, dignity and equity and to being more contextually effective. We are an innovative team where ideas are always welcome.

Your Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Strategy Development and Partnerships Team to curate stakeholder management and to scout new funding and partnership opportunities
  • Provide input and support in:
    • Stakeholder and partnerships coordination
      • Regular update of the Stakeholder Engagement Strategy and related implementation
      • Curate relationship with existing stakeholders
      • Develop relationships with new stakeholders
      • Curate the regular communication with the Institute’s network
    • Public positioning and engagement coordination
      • Support the Institute’s participation to events with wide relevance for the overall Institute
    • Advisory Board engagement curation
      • Onboarding of new AB members
      • Organization of AB meetings
      • Regular communication management
      • Regular meetings preparation
    • Business development and fundraising
      • Support Institute’s business development mapping and planning across units and with externals
      • Draft concept note/briefings on new potential areas
      • Donor tracking update
    • Project Management
      • Support in implementation of project workstreams and related deliveries
      • Regular collaboration with partners
      • Project monitoring and metrics tracking
    • Strategic planning and reporting
      • Support function for the envisaged deliveries
      • Regular monitoring and update of Institute’s tools and metrics
    • High profile horizontal initiatives/activities
      • Support conference and event preparation and participation
      • Support the Institute’s positioning and engagement on key strategic cross- cutting topic areas (e.g. SDGs, ESG, responsible finance, cyber capacity building)

Your Experience, Skills and Attribute

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Studies in business administration/economics, marketing, international law, international relations, international development, international human rights, international security studies, cybersecurity, or related field
  • Fluency in English and French, spoken and written
  • Knowledge of full MS Office Package
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, flexible, detailed and organized
  • Demonstrated commitment to work in NGOs – not for profit sector

Additional Information

  • Duration: indefinite
  • Working rate: full-time
  • Starting date: anytime
  • Location: Geneva and/or remote (depending on the legislation in your country of residence)

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 submit your application here
  • Please provide the following:
    • A CV (2 pages max), in a pdf format
    • A cover letter (on page max) describing your motivation, in a pdf format

Please read carefully

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.