Job Title: Two DCAF-ISSAT Internships (100% or 40% during term time and full-time during holidays optional)
Reporting to: Performance Management and Reporting Officer, DCAF-ISSAT
Application Deadline: When the positions are filled.
Start dates: The first internship commences as soon as possible and the second commences in late May/early June.
Length of contract: 6 months (subject to successful probation)
Stipend: 1200CHF (100%)
Background: The post holders will form part of the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) that consists of 23 staff drawn from a variety of specialisations to support strategic, successful and sustainable Security Sector Reform (SSR) interventions in post-conflict and transitional countries. ISSAT is a Division of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF). DCAF-ISSAT provides a deployable capacity to support its Members (which include 15 bilateral donors, and the AU, EU, OECD Secretariat, OIF, OSCE, UN, and the World Bank) with SSR interventions in conflict-affected and development environments.
DCAF-ISSAT works in partnership with governments, utilising principles based on international norms and standards as set out in the UN Secretary General’s report on SSR and frameworks such as the OECD DAC Handbook on Security System Reform (OECD 2007). DCAF-ISSAT has four service lines, namely Advisory Field Services, Capacity Development and Training, Knowledge Services, and Advocacy and Outreach.
The offer is also available in French: http://issat.dcaf.ch/fre/Partager/Les-offres-d-emploi/Offre-de-stage-DCAF-ISSAT.