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MHPSS (Mental Health and Psychosocial Support) Advisor

Caritas Switzerland

Post Title: MHPSS (Mental Health and Psychosocial Support) Advisor

Duty Station: Remote with frequent travels to Ukraine

Supervisor / Reports to: Caritas Switzerland Head of Programs

Expected Start Date: 01 August 2023

Duration: Approx. 10 months, renewable upon the agreement of both parties

Expected Workload: Approx. 50 days


Caritas Switzerland (CACH) is one of the leading Swiss NGOs in the field of poverty reduction in Switzerland and abroad. International Cooperation programmes focus on humanitarian aid, income generation, climate change and migration. The Programme Ukraine Crisis Response is currently operating in Ukraine as well as in neighbouring countries providing emergency assistance to people affected by the conflict. Caritas Switzerland works through local implementing partners, taking the localization of aid approach in its response, and focus on bringing technical value-added specifically in the field of cash and markets, income, shelter, MHPSS as well as protection in addition to supporting partners in financial controlling and compliance standards.

Objectives of the Consultancy

The key objective of this consultancy will be to provide technical advice, support, and capacity building in support of local Caritas Partners’ implementation of MHPSS programmes in Ukraine. The Technical Advisor will play a critical role in ensuring that MHPSS programs are designed, implemented, and evaluated in accordance with international best practices and standards. Additionally, a key role of the Technical Advisor will be to conduct capacity building for the local Caritas partners (Caritas Ukraine and Caritas Spes) through the development and provision of technical guidance, resources, and training.

Please find more information in the job description downloadable in the original advertisement.

How to apply

cinfo is mandated with the recruitment of this position. Applications will only be accepted if complete* and submitted via the apply button in the advertisement on this website.

We strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible as we will close the advertisement as soon as we have sufficient eligible applications.

Candidates with previous work experience in humanitarian contexts, or familiarity with humanitarian contexts, will be given a preference.

*All applications must include the following 4 documents:

  1. A short cover letter with anoutline of your motivation for the application and a statement regarding your availability to travel to Ukraine on specific missions (to be copy-pasted in the window that will pop up after clicking on “apply”. No need for special formatting).
  2. A technical proposal demonstrating a track record related to similar contracts (max. 3 pages, pdf) consisting of the technical approach on how to conduct the assignment and deliverables, including an evaluation matrix outlining how the specific objectives will be assessed and the resources required.
  3. Financial bid: the total amount asked by the consultant detailing daily rates, communication costs, VAT/taxes, and other expenses necessary to complete the tasks in the ToR.
  4. A copy of the CV

If you have further questions, please contact Caroline Johnigk via [email protected].

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