Only accepting applications from EU/Efta countries for this role (including UK). The Infrastructure manager is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and grounds work carried out across our property, Together with their team, they are responsible for the care of all KISC properties, machinery and buildings, as well as the IT hardware and network connections of the Centre (computer, phone, internet lines...) They will work closely with the KISC Foundation regarding the property, renovations and investments. We're looking for someone who can manage multiple projects, whilst focus on good people leadership.
- Should be at least 22 Years old
- Advanced written and verbal communication in English
- Holds a driving License
- Good understanding of German language, including the ability to communicate in German (or French)
Skills & Qualifications
- Proven experience in leadership & line management
- A background in a relevant area, such as technical systems or project management
- Experienced in external relationship management
As the World Scout Centre, we’re looking for someone with strong Scouting values and believes in the KISC Mission and Vision. You should be creative in problem-solving and ideally, you will also have some knowledge of the following: Technical systems. Construction. ICT.
- Responsible for the management and development of the Infrastructure team which includes the centre’s property, campsite, shop, IT services and all technical systems.
- Line management of 1 Grounds Manager, 1 Maintenance Manager and other helpers / short term project volunteers.
- Work together with the KISC Foundation to oversee bigger projects and renovations.
- Manage the budget lines related to Infrastrucutre (around 300'000 CHF)
Scope of decision making:
- You will report directly to the KISC Director.
- You will manage a department, including up to 4 volunteer staff leading their own areas.
- You will have an annual budget accountholder responsibility in the region of 300’000CHF.
- Accident Insurance (provided by the Centre): All staff are insured for accidents, both during work and private time throughout the duration of the contract.
- Private Liability Insurance (provided by the Centre): This insurance covers any damage caused by any staff to an object or person.
- Sickness Insurance (provided by the Centre): All LTS will get private sickness insurance if necessary. The deductible (amount each LTS has to cover per calendar year themselves) is, if nothing else mentioned, CHF 300.-. This insurance covers any treatment due to sickness.
- Social Insurance according to the Swiss Law (provided by the Centre): Every LTS must have Social Insurance according to the Swiss regulations. This includes invalidity insurance, maternity leave and old-age and survivors' insurance (OASI). More information will be given during training.
- A room in one of the shared flats in Kandersteg
- All meals at the Centre, both while at work and on days off
- 2 days off per week and 20 days of holidays per calendar year
- A Swiss Pass (50% discount card for transportation in Switzerland)
- Pocket money starting from 700 CHF per month
- Management and leadership training
- Administration of work permits
- Other benefits as detailed here on our website
- Citizens of EU/EFTA countries do not need a visa, and the Centre secures the necessary work permit.
- We may be abe to secure a visa for someone from the UK
- It is not possible for us to secure a visa for someone from a non-EU/EFTA country.
- The employment is dependent on securing the necessary special permission from the Swiss authorities.