Application tips

We want to make it easy for you to find and apply for a job, which is why we give you some application tips. We have listed here also the most frequently asked questions.

How does the application process work?

Online Application

Telephone Interview

Personal Interview

Try-out day


What documents should I enclose with my application?

A carefully written, error-free application is the first step to success. Your application file consists of:

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • References
  • Education/continuing education certificates
  • Other certificates relevant to the job

How do I write my letter of motivation?

Your well worded letter of motivation should convince us.

Answer the following questions in your motivation letter:

  • Which specific position am I applying for?
  • Why am I applying?
  • Why do I want to work at SIGA?
  • Why do I want this job exactly?
  • What sets me apart from other applicants? What special traits do I bring to the position?
  • When is the earliest possible date I can start working at SIGA? What is my current notice period?
  • What are my salary expectations?

How should I design my CV?

A careful compilation of your CV is worthwhile. Observe the following rules:

  • Contact details: Address, email, telephone number
  • Tabular list of education and career path
  • First language (native language) and additional language skills
  • IT skills
  • Form issues: Clear design, completeness and relevance

What do I do before and during the job interview?

  • Get advance information on the company
  • Present yourself
  • Be authentic
  • Speak openly
  • Give examples
  • Feel good being with us

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Frequently asked Questions

How can I keep up to date with new job offers? How do I set up a job alert?

If there is currently no job that meets your expectations, you have the option of setting up a Job Alert subscription. You will then be informed about new vacancies. Simply register with your email.

How can I find out whether SIGA has received my application documents?

After you have completed and submitted the online application form, we will send a confirmation of receipt to your email address. If you have not received a confirmation, we have not received your application.

Unfortunately, I cannot apply via the online application form. Are there other application options?

Yes. You are welcome to send us your application documents by email to

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