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Organization and information system consultant (Project Head)

Workplace1211 Genève 4, Rue du Général-Dufour 24, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
DurationTwo-year externally funded contract, with possibility of renewal
Occupation rate
Job StartAs soon as possible

University of Geneva, Rectorate


As part of the expansion of its institutional management system, the University of Geneva seeks a Project Head to assist the University Presidency (Rectorate), especially for creating an information system dealing with scientific research and teaching activities.

The Project Head will be expected to work closely with the members of the University’s decision-making bodies.

Main duties :

  • Supporting the University Presidency, during the conception phase, in formalization and implementation of a new information system of academic performance indicators, required for the global institutional reporting and decision making process
  • Learning the elements of the existing information system in order to determine the strategic milestones to be met as regards decision-making IT
  • Setting out the functional requirements for the production of the statistics, reports and balanced scorecards necessary to assess the institution’s research and teaching activities
  • Evaluating the human and financial resources needed for the various stages of a given project
  • Providing planning, coordination, impetus and motivation for the various interdisciplinary groups involved
  • Promoting projects by means of targeted comunication to the parties concerned
  • Reporting on progress to management and controlling authorities


Training :

  • University education at the doctorate level, preferably in a scientific discipline, with a specialization in information systems and project management.

You have :

  • A background in scientific research and university teaching
  • A good knowledge of the various international systems of evaluation of academic performance (e.g. research and/or teaching assessment programmes in various countries, analyses of types of publications, ranking systems)
  • Confirmed experience as project head or business intelligence consultant
  • A flair for service and a knack with people, a gift for networking and negociation, the ability to work independently, team spirit and entrepreneurial talent
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills

We offer

We offer you a challenging position as assistant to the University Presidency, with strategic and operational responsabilities, in a stimulating environment.

Contact and Address

Dr. Stéphane Berthet



University of Geneva

Rue du Général-Dufour 24

1211 Geneva 4





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