Project Manager (100%) Ref. L2102005e

The SMG (Swiss Mission Fellowship) is one of the largest Swiss service organizations for worldwide mission work. Our company was founded in 1949 and works with around 120 partner organizations in around 90 countries. We search and select short and long-term employees for these partner organizations.


YWAM Basel is a non-profit organization that is part of a global and interdenominational Christian movement called Youth with a Mission (YWAM). Our focus is to train young people in diverse areas of mission. The organization focuses on living hospitality, networking, and serving private Swiss and international individuals and organizations. As a global organization we are networked with people from all over the world and maintain regular contact. (YWAM is a partner organization of the SMG.)


YWAM Basel is looking for a 100% Project Manager for the base in Basel to further develop the organization. The position is for a motivated person who is willing to act according to the basic principles and values of YWAM and invest responsibly in the development of the base in Basel.


What we offer:

  • Workplace in unique urban environment with border access to Germany and France
  • Inter-cultural and multi-lingual working environment
  • Working closely with international teams
  • Varied work with a wide range of activities
  • Development of new projects and continuing with existing projects
  • Cooperating and partnering with the national and international locations of YWAM
  • Cooperating with the "Seminars and Further Education" department
  • Working with youth and young adults
  • Working with leaders of local churches and communities
  • Disseminating information on current and future projects in churches and communities of the region
  • Mobilizing volunteers for projects
  • Be responsible for accounting and correspondence



  • Successful completion of the Discipleship Training School (DTS) with Youth with a Mission (YWAM)
  • Knowledge and implementation of the basic principles and values of YWAM
  • Graduation from the University of the Nations (Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Biblical Studies or Masters of Leadership).
  • Basic knowledge of pastoral care
  • Work experience within YWAM of at least 10 years
  • Required Languages: German, French and English - Spanish or Italian
  • Minimum age: 30 years
  • Team player; Leadership experience
  • Plays an instrument
  • Basic computer skills
  • Takes initiated and is hospitable
  • You are willing to establish your own personal supporter circle
  • Willingness to establish and maintain international relationships and contacts


The SMG offers:

  • Interview with suitability assessment on behalf of the partner organization
  • Employment according to Swiss labor law incl. social insurances
  • Support and supervision by SMG and partner organization on site
  • Comprehensive administration of donations incl. reporting


If you wanna know more about this position, please contact our Human Resources department and quote the reference number L2102005e.

Organisation SMG Schweizerische Missions-Gemeinschaft
Typ Job
Dauer Langzeitjob
Zeitraum Datum nach Absprache
Region(en) Weltweit
Land/Länder Schweiz
Berufsfeld Entwicklungs-Zusammenarbeit
Sprachkenntnisse German, English, French...
Anforderungen have a look to the job description
Mindestalter 30
Finanzierung You are willing to establish your own personal supporter circle.
Kontakt SMG HR department or Beat Leuthold, CEO
+41 52 235 32 52