New vacancy!

New vacancy!


Executive Secretary

Executive Secretary at Swiss Alliance against Neglected Tropical Diseases (SANTD) and Swiss Malaria Group (SMG)

Join us in leading the fight against malaria and neglected tropical diseases. SANTD and SMG are uniting their operational efforts under one joint secretariat to maximize our impact on global health. We are looking for a dedicated Executive Secretary to steer this strategic consolidation and lead our initiatives into the future.

Location: Switzerland

Role: Guided by the boards of SMG and SANTD, you will manage the merging of two separate secretariats into one, plan and coordinate activities of both organizations, develop our networks, and monitor our impact. This role requires a blend of strategic vision and operational excellence, with a focus on fostering collaboration and innovation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy Development: Guide strategic alignment and development of new activities and campaigns.
  • Organizational Management: Oversee the consolidation of secretariats, ensuring smooth operation and administration.


  • Proven leadership in organizational management.
  • Strong strategic planning and communication skills.
  • Passion for global health.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, and in German or French (and good working knowledge in the other language)


  • A central role in groundbreaking global health initiatives.
  • Opportunity to shape Swiss engagement against malaria and neglected tropical diseases.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.

Interested candidates should apply with a CV and cover letter to Join us in making a global impact!