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 30 countries around the world.

Everyone at Terre des hommes is 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 2015.
Our Values
The Terre des hommes Charter
Courage n° 55 - New hope in the heart of the favelas

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Job vacancies

  • 15 August 2017 - Temporary contract - Lausanne

    Spécialiste Protection de l’enfance Urgence et Crise humanitaire H/F

    Le/la spécialiste humanitaire, auprès de la division d’aide humanitaire, agit en qualité de référent thématique dans son domaine de spécialisation tout en jouant un rôle opérationnel important, notamment lors d’ouvertures de missions....

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  • 20 July 2017 - Temporary contract - Yei

    Food Security and Livelihood Project Manager - Yei

    The FSL Project Manager is assisting and working under the supervision of the Field Coordinator based in Yei. He/She is in charge of the direct implementation and supervision of the Tdh FSL intervention in the region....

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  • 20 July 2017 - Temporary contract - Yei

    Finance, HR & Administration Manager - JPO Yei

    Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator and matrix management of the Admin Coordinator the Finance, HR and Administration Manager job is to carry out efficient administrative management of the projects and Tdh structure in Yei, minimizing financial and operational risks and ensuring...

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  • 20 July 2017 - Temporary contract - Yei

    Logistic Manager - JPO -Yei

    Under the direct supervision of the field coordinator and matrix management of the Logistics Coordinator, the main purpose of the position is to carry out efficient ...

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  • 15 July 2017 - Temporary contract - Shirqat

    Field Coordinator Shirqat

    The Field Coordinator will work in direct collaboration with the mission personnel and interface directly with the Country Representative, as appropriate for programme strategy, reporting and administration. (S)he will have direct access to confidential information, such as the general strategy of...

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  • 2 July 2017 - Temporary contract - Nairobi

    Country Representative - Kenya

    As a representative of the Foundation, the Country Representative leads, coordinates and manages all the activities linked to the Terre des hommes projects in his/her country of assignment: Network work, planning, checking and evaluation of the projects, fund-raising, human resources, finances and...

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  • 1 August 2017 - Permanent contract - Based in Jerusalem with frequent movements within Tdh activities areas

    Deputy Country Representative

    As a representative of the Foundation, the Deputy Country Representative leads, coordinates and manages all the activities related to any Terre des hommes' project being carried out in the country. ...

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  • 1 July 2017 - Permanent contract - Région AMLAT, basé au Panama ou Pérou

    Coordinateur/trice Régional AMLAT – Programme JUSTICE JUVENILE H/F

    Chaque coordinateur régional de programme est responsable de la conduite de son secteur à l’échelle de sa région (niveau régional, sous régional, national et local). Il/elle est le garant du respect des politiques, règlements et processus en vigueur dans le Fondation dans toutes les...

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