Put your passion for democracy—our universal human aspiration—into practice. Work with us and support democracy.

For more information about International IDEA's recruitment process, how to apply for a post or how to receive notifications when a position that matches your profile is advertised, visit our Careers Portal.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We seek to further diversify our people in terms of gender, sexual orientation, religion, culture and nationality. Our working language is English.


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Our working environment

Our people come from different parts of the world and have diverse backgrounds and cultures. We have a diverse team of more than 40 different nationalities dedicated to democracy building.

Our people offer a wealth of qualifications and experience, having worked for international organizations, governments, civil society, academia and the private sector.

This global mix of professionals allows for an open environment that is consistent with our mission and values. 

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Our culture

Every team contributes to the Institutional mission, and our values, policies and procedures orient our behavior within a predefined hierarchical structure. 

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Our core values, Integrity, Respect and Professionalism, are at the heart of what we do and stand for. 

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Diversity & Inclusion

We nurture all the different perspectives of our staff members and ensure equal access to opportunities and resources, irrespective of sexual orientation, ethnic group, gender, or disability, to mention a few.

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Gender Policy

We promote gender equality and ensure that our internal management systems, practices and work help to overcome inequalities. 

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