Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Closing date: 31 Jul 2018
Resident Project Coordinator, Sahel – Sub-Saharan Africa Division (100%)
The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) seeks a Resident Project Coordinator with strong security sector reform and governance experience as well as excellent project management skills to implement our programme in Mali and to contribute to DCAF’s project in the Sahel. This is a senior professional position for someone with at least 7 years work experience at an international level advising on or managing governance programmes in the context of developing or transitional states. The Resident Project Coordinator will be based in Bamako, Mali. The incumbent will have a comprehensive understanding of security sector reform and governance and is expected to make a substantive contribution to the DCAF programme in support of the SSR process, civilian oversight (parliament, civil society organizations, media), and legal reform.
Candidates should meet the following criteria:
Position location: Bamako, Mali.
Period of contract: 1 year, renewable.
How to apply:
Deadline for applications is 31 July 2018.
DCAF is dedicated to making states and people safer. Good security sector governance, based on the rule of law and respect for human rights, is the very basis of development and security. DCAF assists partner states in developing laws, institutions, policies and practices to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms based on international norms and good practices. Headquartered in Geneva, DCAF has a global portfolio and employs over 170 highly qualified international staff with operational activities in over 70 countries. DCAF is internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading centres of excellence for security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR).
DCAF is committed to a diverse workplace free of discrimination. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For further information on DCAF, please visit our website: www.dcaf.ch.
Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to e-mail their CV with a cover letter explaining their interest and suitability for the position to the address below. Due to the high number of applications, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Administrative Assistant, Sub-Saharan Africa Division
Ref: Gambia, Sub-Saharan Africa Division