Human Resources Intern

Corporate Services · Zurich, Zurich
Department Corporate Services
Employment Type Intern Contract (Full-time)
Minimum Experience Entry-level

BlueOrchard is a leading global impact investment manager and member of the Schroders Group. As a pioneering impact investor, the firm is dedicated to generating lasting positive impact for communities and the environment, while aiming to provide attractive returns to investors. BlueOrchard was founded in 2001, by initiative of the UN, as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide. Today, the firm offers impact investment solutions across asset classes, connecting millions of entrepreneurs in emerging and frontier markets with investors with the aim to make impact investment solutions accessible to all and to advance the conscious use of capital. Being a professional investment manager and expert in innovative blended finance mandates, BlueOrchard has a sophisticated international investor base and is a trusted partner of leading global development finance institutions. To date, BlueOrchard has invested more than USD 8bn across more than 90 countries. Over 215 million poor and vulnerable people in emerging and frontier markets received access to financial and related services with the support of BlueOrchard as of December 2020.


Become part of this unique success story and join our fast-growing company in Zurich, Switzerland as


                              Human Resources Intern


As part of the People & Development Team, you will have exposure to a wide variety of HR related tasks and projects and help creating an exceptional employee experience in a multi-cultural environment.


Key tasks

  • Support the team in all strategic HR initiatives;
  • Support core HR functions as well as manage administrative tasks (i.e. reporting, data entry);
  • Independently manage smaller projects or project streams.


Required skills and experience

  • Master’s degree, preferably with specialization in HR or related field;
  • Previous working experience in HR desirable;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Proficiency in English and German, French would be a plus.


Your personal profile

  • Well organized, trustworthy and hardworking, with ability to quickly contribute to a variety of tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Self-starter with strong work ethics and positive energy;
  • Proactive, result-driven, able to work in a fast-paced environment, flexible with “hands-on” approach and willingness to perform administrative tasks;
  • Excellent team player with high attention to detail.

 

What we offer

  • Work in a global and fast-growing company with a true commitment to its mission of fighting global poverty and climate change;
  • An entrepreneurial culture, offering multiple opportunities for learning and development;
  • A dynamic and multicultural team spread around the globe.

 

Preferred starting date: September 2021.

 

Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter via our https://www.blueorchard.com/about-us/careers/
Deadline for application is 15 August 2021.

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  • Location
    Zurich, Zurich
  • Department
    Corporate Services
  • Employment Type
    Intern Contract (Full-time)
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level