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.

All of Terre des hommes' almost 3000 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

  • 20 July 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Child Protection & Education in Emergencies Coordinator

    The Child Protection and Education in Emergencies Coordinator will be responsible for providing strategic direction and vision to the Tdh’s Child Protection and Education programming in Nigeria and will be responsible for the overall quality implementation....

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  • 1 July 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Child Protection and Education Project Manager - Maiduguri

    In term of Child Protection in Emergency (CPiE), the activities are divided in 5 main components:...

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  • 3 June 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Child Protection and Education Project Manager H/F

    The Child Protection and Education Project Manager is working under the management of the Field Coordinator, and under the technical supervision of the Child Protection and Education Coordinator in Iraq and the Humanitarian Child Protection Specialist in headquarters. He/She is in charge of the...

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  • immédiatement - Temporary contract -

    WASH Project Manager - Tal Afar H/F

    Tdh has been present in Iraq since 2014 with NFI distributions in Dohuk Governorate and in October 2015 launched unconditional cash assistance with the support of Swiss Solidarity. Since these first interventions, Tdh is now present in eleven districts (Anah, Al-Qa’im, Haditha, Tal Afar, West and...

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  • immédiatement - Temporary contract -

    Field Coordinator Tal Afar

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

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  • immédiatement - Temporary contract -

    Medical Supervisor

    A PHC manager is currently in charge of running the facility and coordinating the different teams. An additional resource, medical supervisor, is needed to support the work of the PHC manager notably when it comes to following up the doctors team (6 persons), training staff, creating/revising SOPs...

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  • 15 July 2019 - Temporary contract -

    Food Security and Livelihood Project Manager - Yei H/F

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

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  • 1 June 2019 - Permanent contract -

    Country Representative-Bangladesh

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