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Facilities Management Specialist - Project Coordinator


  • Organization: WTO - World Trade Organization
  • Location: Geneva
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Architecture, Building and Property Management
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Application Deadline:



Grade 5

Job Category:


Contract Type:

Temp - Monthly

Monthly Salary:


The recruitment policy of the WTO is to seek to attract and retain staff members offering the highest standards of competence, efficiency and integrity. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the WTO gives full regard to merit and diversity.

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is seeking a Facilities Management Specialist – Project Coordinator in the Facilities Management Section of the Finance and Corporate Services Division.

The incumbent will be responsible for providing a wide range of technical coordination services in key areas of facilities and building management. This includes performing routine and specialized operational tasks while ensuring compliance with quality standards:

- assist in managing renovation projects; 
- monitor and report monthly on requests for ongoing interventions; 
- provide support in the preparation of technical and complex terms of references; 
- assist in the analysis of offers; carry out targeted research in the technical fields of the building; 
- source for specialised contractors; 
- manage external providers and ensure conformity of work; 
- conduct inspection rounds in buildings to report any anomalies found; 
- provide assistance in setting up major events.




- Completed secondary education.

Knowledge and Skills:

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

- Proficiency in using software such as Word and Excel.

- Ability to analyse technical documents.

- Expertise in CAD tools (such as ARCHICAD) is an advantage.

- Knowledge of Facilities Management best practices.

Behavioural Skills:

- Excellent organizational skills; ability to work under pressure and independently.

- Ability to perform multiple tasks, with anticipation and initiative

- Willingness to share information and ideas as a team

- Flexibility and adaptability; courtesy, tact and discretion.

Work Experience:

- Five years of relevant experience in the Facilities Management or related field.


- Fluency in French is required. 

- Working knowledge of English is desired.

Additional Information:

Only applications from nationals of WTO Members will be accepted.

The WTO may use various communication technologies such as video or teleconference for the assessment and evaluation of candidates. The recruitment process may also involve the use of various forms of testing, assessment centres, interviews and reference checks.

Applicants may be required to sit a written examination.

Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the closing date – Geneva (Switzerland) time – stated in the vacancy announcement.


The WTO is a non-smoking environment.

This vacancy is now closed.