Application tips

Follow these tips to improve your chances with SIGA.

How does the application process work?

Online Application

Telephone Interview

Personal Interview

Try-out day

Success

What documents should I include in my application?

A carefully written, complete, and proof-read application is your first step to success. Your application file includes:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Work references
  • Training and professional development certificates
  • Other certificates relevant to the job

What should I write in my cover letter?

It is important for us to know why you want this job. Your cover letter should answer the following questions:

  • What job am I applying for?
  • Why am I looking for a new job?
  • Why do I want to work for SIGA?
  • Why do I want this job in particular?
  • What skill-set could I bring to this job?

What should be in my CV? 

Take time to carefully prepare your CV; it will be worthwhile. Ensure it is concise, complete, and contains relevant information. This includes:

  • Contact information: address, e-mail address, telephone number
  • CV in tabular format detailing your qualifications and work experience
  • Native language and other language skills
  • Computer skills
  • Optional: professional photograph

What do I do before and during the interview?

  • Inform yourself about SIGA in advance
  • Consider how you’d like to briefly introduce yourself
  • Be authentic
  • Speak openly
  • Give us specific examples of your skills and abilities 
  • Write down any unanswered questions you may have

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Frequently asked Questions

How do I find out about new job openings?

Subscribe to the  Job Alert. You will be informed about new vacancies.

How do I know if my application documents were received by SIGA?

As soon as you have sent the online application form, you'll receive an e-mail from us confirming receipt. If you haven't received a confirmation, we haven't received the application.

I am unable to apply using the online application form. Are there other ways to apply?

Yes. Please send your application documents via e-mail to: hr@siga.swiss.

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