Administrative Assistant

Vaccine Formulation Institute

Vaccine Formulation Institute

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Key information

The mission of the Vaccine Formulation Institute, created in 2012 is to develop adjuvants and vaccine formulations to prevent infectious diseases in all parts of the world on an open-access basis. VFI’s offices and laboratories are located in Geneva and Lausanne, in Switzerland, and VFI’s management team is located throughout Europe. VFI is a partner in several international consortia and programmes on vaccine development, contributing to Global Health with a specific focus on resource-constrained countries. Our collaborators include small to large commercial vaccine companies, academics and not-for-profit institutions. Our funders include the European Commission, the Coalition for Epidemics Preparedness Initiative (CEPI) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


  • Handling administrative requests
  • Organizing travels for VFI staff and consultants
  • Ordering office and laboratory supplies
  • Maintaining storage and laboratory inventories
  • Performing receptionist tasks
  • Supporting facility management
  • Supporting accounting by preparation of documents
  • Organizing and maintaining electronic filing system

Place of work will be Plan-les-Ouates (Switzerland)

Full-time or part-time employment will be considered

Deadline for applications is 15th March 2024. Please send your CV and cover letter in English, explaining your suitability for the position to using the subject line “J1_2024”.


  • Maria Lawrenz
  • Vaccine Formulation Institute

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