Our people

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Our employees explain what motivates them.

The Council of the Foundation is made up of representatives of volunteer networks as well as specialists in humanitarian work, public health, finance, law, marketing and economics.

The Supervisory Board's role is to oversee the organisation of the Foundation. It is also responsible for monitoring ongoing activities, administration, use of the Foundation's resources, risk management and regulation.

Meet the executive team that leads our staff in Lausanne, Zurich - and in more than 40 countries around the world.

All of Terre des hommes' around 2000 collaborators are committed to making the greatest possible positive impact on the lives of the world's children. We would like you to meet…

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Making an impact for children: Annual Report 2017
Our Values
The Terre des hommes Charter
Courage no. 60 - Kenya: Breaking the law of silence

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Job vacancies

  • 1 October 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Collaborateur/trice Relations Donateurs

    Terre des hommes (Tdh) est la plus grande organisation suisse d’aide à l’enfance. Depuis 1960, Tdh contribue à bâtir un avenir meilleur pour les enfants démunis et leurs communautés grâce à des solutions innovantes et durables. Active dans plus de 45 pays, Tdh travaille avec des...

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  • 2 December 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Chef de délégation

    En qualité de représentant de la fondation dans sa zone d’affectation, le/la Chef-fe de délégation en Haïti est garant du respect du mandat et des valeurs de la fondation Terre des hommes....

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  • 23 September 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Contrôleur de gestion

    Sous la supervision de la Responsable Financière des Opérations et en étroite collaboration avec les missions et les autres services du siège, le/la collaboratrice/teur assure la bonne marche financière et comptable des projets/pays sur son domaine de responsabilité. Il garantit et contrôle...

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  • 1 November 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Responsable régional IeDA - Dakar

    Le responsable régional de l’IeDA assurera l’impact régional des projets de santé numérique de Terre des hommes en Afrique. En tant que représentant de la Fondation, le responsable sera en charge de la gestion et réalisation d’un ensemble d’activités dans les domaines opérationnels,...

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  • 1 October 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Head of Programs

    In his/her capacity of representative of the Foundation, the Head of Program reports to the Country Representative and oversees Tdh programs in Juba and Yei. S/he works in close collaboration with the Support Departments (LOG, Finance and HR) and makes sure that communication and sufficient links...

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  • 23 September 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Grants and Reporting JPO

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  • 10 November 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Child Protection Manager - Juba

    The Child Protection Project Manager is working under the supervision of the Country Director in Juba and with the support of the child protection specialist in HQ. He/she is in charge of the direct implementation and supervision of the project. He/she manages directly two national staff: deputy PM...

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  • 29 September 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Medical Coordinator - Maiduguri

    Reporting to the Head of Programs, the Health Coordinator is the focal point for health programs in country and will ensure the implementation of high-quality health programming in communities where Tdh is present. The Health Coordinator is expected to spend a significant amount of time in field...

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