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Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Mission to Montenegro is seeking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced candidates for the position of Project Assistant in the Security Co-operation and Governance Programme. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization, and seeks for candidates who meet the core values and competences of the organization.
Under the supervision of the Organized Crime Police Advisor, the incumbent carries out the following duties:
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he Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) seeks a Project Coordinator with strong security sector reform and governance experience as well as excellent project management skills to join the Sub-Saharan Africa team. This is a senior professional position for someone with at least 7 years work experience at an international level advising on or contributing to governance programmes in the context of developing or transitional states. The Project Coordinator will be based in Geneva, Switzerland, with frequent travel to Sub-Saharan Africa. The incumbent will have a comprehensive understanding of security sector reform and governance and is expected to make a substantive contribution to the DCAF programmes in support of the SSR processes in Sub-Saharan Africa, including support to state actors, civilian oversight bodies (parliament, civil society organizations, media), and legal reform.
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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 projects 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.
Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) est une Organisation Non Gouvernementale de solidarité internationale, à but non lucratif, apolitique et laïque. L’ensemble de ses personnels se mobilise au quotidien pour couvrir les besoins fondamentaux des victimes civiles mises en péril, marginalisées ou exclues par les effets de catastrophes naturelles, de guerres et de situations d’effondrement économique. L’objectif est d’aider les populations déracinées dans l’urgence, tout en leur permettant de regagner rapidement autonomie et dignité.L’Association mène environ 190 projets par an, dans les domaines de la sécurité alimentaire, la santé, la nutrition, la réhabilitation d’infrastructures, l’eau et l’assainissement et la relance économique. PUI intervient en appui à près de 7 millions de personnes dans 21 pays, en Afrique, en Asie, au Moyen-Orient, en Europe de l’Est, et en France.
Dans le cadre d’un remplacement, Première Urgence Internationale recrute pour son Département des Opérations un/une :Chargée/e de Programmes Mission Piloté par la Directrice des Opérations, le département des Opérations est composé de 6 desks géographiques, comprenant un/e Responsable Géographique et un/e à deux Chargé/es de Programmes par pôle.Le/la Chargé/e de Programmes est supervisé/e par un/e Responsable Géographique. Par délégation de celui/celle-ci, il/elle interagit avec les missions d’une part, les différents services et départements du Siège d’autre part, pour assurer l’élaboration des propositions de projets, le suivi, le contrôle et la coordination d’ensemble des Opérations pour atteindre les objectifs fixés, dans le respect du mandat de l’Association, et de ses procédures internes et externes.Le poste ouvert au recrutement est au sein du pôle Moyen-Orient et Europe, lequel regroupe les missions Ukraine, Afghanistan, Yémen, et Territoires Palestiniens Occupés.Principales activités
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Org. Setting and Reporting
These positions are located in United Nations (UN) Peace Operations. The Principal Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer reports to the Director, SSR, or in the absence of such a position, to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) or the Principal Deputy SRSG. The focus of these positions is on the provision of strategic advice in support of nationally owned SSR efforts and the overall leadership and management of an SSR capacity, including its programme, staff and budgetary resources. (The actual level of these posts varies according to the size, scope and complexity of the programme and its operations.)
Within delegated authority, the Principal SSR Officer will be responsible for the following duties. (These duties are generic and may not be carried out by all Principal SSR Officers):
•Provides strategic and technical advice to both national stakeholders and Mission/UNCT leadership on security sector-wide issues, with special emphasis on civilian oversight, management and coordination.
•Assists the SRSG in developing, formulating and promoting mission strategy, policy and proposals with respect to support of national SSR efforts.
•Seeks to find relevant solutions to meet host country SSR requirements; improves on existing frameworks; and offers new options to meet host country needs.
•Advises mission management on SSR policy and on the strategic planning, design, implementation, review and evaluation of SSR plans and programmes; assists in determining priorities and allocating resources.
•Serves as the Mission’s focal point on SSR, and as the Mission’s representative for government officials, bilateral and multilateral partners and other entities in this area; serves on relevant committees as required.
•Assists national efforts to mobilize and coordinate international assistance to security sector initiatives.
•Leads the delivery of coherent ‘one-UN’ support of national SSR efforts, together with all relevant Mission/UNCT interlocutors, including coordination of Mission-UNCT assistance. This should include initiating and subsequently chairing monthly Mission-UNCT SSR Working Group meetings.
•Oversees the team’s outputs to ensure that products meet UN high-quality standards, and that reports are clear, objective, based on comprehensive data, produced in a timely fashion and complying with the relevant mandates.
•Represents the SSR capacity and participates in international, regional or national meetings; provides programmatic/substantive expertise on an issue, or holds programmatic/substantive and organizational discussions with representatives of other institutions.
•Leads and supervises the organization of meetings, seminars, and other events on substantive issues; manages the substantive preparation and organization of such events.
•Provides leadership and overall management of an SSR capacity; formulates, develops and directs the implementation of the work programme; oversees programmed activities, ensuring appropriate coordination and integration with the Mission’s general mandate and all its components (in particular both the political affairs and justice/ROL components, but also communications and public information, legal affairs, policy and planning, disarmament, demobilization and reintegration, humanitarian, human rights, civilian police, and military components), as well as with other UN organizations, and international and national partners, as appropriate.
•Undertakes or oversees the programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the capacity, including preparation of budgets, reporting on budget/programme performance, evaluation of staff performance (PAS), interviews of candidates for job openings, evaluation of candidates and preparation of inputs for results-based budgeting.
•Recruits staff while making every effort to ensure geographical representation and gender balance.
•Manages, guides, develops, and trains staff under his/her supervision.
•Fosters teamwork and communication among staff in the team and across organizational boundaries.
•Leads the preparation of regular progress reports on UN security sector support for the consideration of senior Mission leadership, in coordination with Mission/UNCT, national and international partners.
•Reports on budget/programme performance and other substantive issues, particularly those presented in biannual and/or annual reports.
•Prepares substantive inputs to SSR position papers and reports for presentation to relevant bodies.
•Responds to requests and reporting requirements from the SSR Unit, OROLSI, DPKO.
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DCAF-ISSAT is looking for a SSR Advisor/Senior SSR Advisor who will be reporting to Head of ISSAT (with delegation to Heads of service lines (advisory field support (AFS), professional development and training (PDT), and advocacy & outreach and knowledge (OAK)), depending on the task), the SSR Advisor / Senior SSR advisor will work in relation to ISSAT’s mandates and activities across all of the service lines.
If you think you are a good match for DCAF and the position advertised, please send your application to ISSATrecruitment@dcaf.ch by 05th April 2018 with the subject heading “APPLICATION SSR/Senior SSR Advisor”, enclosing:
• a one-page motivational statement in English describing your story and what you can bring to DCAF
• a concise CV (maximum two pages)
An SSR Officer (SSRO) within ISSAT is a professional level, multidisciplinary profile, able to undertake activities related to Advisory Field Support (AFS), professional development and training (PDT), and advocacy & outreach and knowledge (OAK), including the development of operational tools in the area of SSR programme design, assessment and monitoring and evaluation. It is a demanding role with advocacy and outreach aspects to wide-ranging high-level departmental contacts within donor states, their staff overseas, international organisations and partner nations.
ISSAT SSROs are part of an in-house network called the “methodology cell”. This body is set up to contribute to the methodological development of ISSAT’s mandates and use ISSAT’s operational experience to update ISSAT’s approaches, produce knowledge products and tools and share with the wider community of SSR practitioners.
If you think you are a good match for DCAF and the position advertised, please send your application to ISSATrecruitment@dcaf.ch by 5 April 2018 with the subject heading “APPLICATION SSR Officer”, enclosing:
• a one-page motivational statement in English describing your story and what you can bring to DCAF
• a concise CV (maximum two pages)
Dans le cadre de ses activités de recherche, l’IRIS recrute un chercheur « Défense/sécurité/armement » et « Europe de la défense » pour renforcer son équipe.
La personne sera à même de remplir le spectre des activités de l’IRIS :
> Formation initiale en sciences sociales, droit, sciences politiques, histoire ou sciences économiques.
> Être enseignant-chercheur, docteur ou doctorant de préférence.
> Expérience de deux ans minimum en laboratoire universitaires, think tank, institution ou en entreprise, sur les questions de défense/sécurité/armement.
> Justifier d’activités d’enseignement.
> Connaissances des problématiques de défense et de sécurité (européenne en particulier), des questions stratégiques, des problématiques industrielles de défense.
> Capacité rédactionnelle et de travail en équipe, autonomie et prise d’initiatives.
> Goût pour l’enseignement et l’accompagnement des étudiants.
> Maîtriser le français et l’anglais. La maîtrise d’une troisième langue est souhaitable.
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Le GRIP, Groupe de recherche et d’information sur la paix et la sécurité (Bruxelles), désire engager Un(e) CHARGÉ(E) DE RECHERCHE En relations internationales, paix et sécurité, désarmement et contrôle des armements.
Il s'agit d'un contrat à temps plein pour une durée déterminée de douze mois du 1er avril 2018 au 30 mars 2019.
Participer aux travaux de recherche (collecte d’informations, analyse, rédaction et diffusion)
Contribuer à l’élaboration des nouveaux projets et à la recherche de financement Profil
Diplôme universitaire (Master) ;
Un réel intérêt pour les questions liées à la paix et la sécurité internationales ;
Adhésion aux projets et aux options fondamentales du GRIP
Bonne capacité de rédaction et respect des échéances ;
Très bonne connaissance du français et de l’anglais (langues de travail) ;
Excellentes connaissances des outils informatiques ;
Capacité de travailler en équipe.
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If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front row seat to the world stage, USIP is the place for you.
We are a nonpartisan institute chartered by Congress to tackle the world’s toughest problems. Working in conflict zones around the world, our staff advise and support the military, government officials and community leaders – to promote knowledge and practices that prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflict. To learn more about USIP programs and job openings go to https.org/about/careers. The Institute is Headquartered in Washington DC with staff working in 22 different countries, at any given time up to 20% of the staff could be deployed working in the field.
The Senior Project Officer (SPO) will support USIP on its Security Sector Training Reform project in Tunisia which will involve partnership and close coordination with Tunisian law enforcement training institutions to enact sustainable training reforms through pedagogical and managerial capacity building over the course of twelve months.
This project is in partnership with the USIP Academy (particularly its Curriculum and Training Design team based in Washington D.C.). The SPO will work closely with its members to ensure that USIP’s training experience and approach are incorporated throughout the project. The SPO will work out of Tunis and will report to the Project Lead and North Africa Regional Project Manager at the Tunis Hub.
The SPO will have proven subject matter expertise in pedagogy with experience in designing and delivering training to members of the public security sector. The SPO will help design training content aimed at enhancing Tunisia’s security sector training institutions and improving the quality and impact of their basic and in-service training.
The SPO will support the Project Lead in selecting and contracting Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in other specialties, such as communication and monitoring and evaluation, and will coordinate the SMEs’ trainings, ensuring consistency and quality assurance throughout the different project activities. The SPO will design and deliver certain trainings, in coordination with the USIP Academy Training and Curriculum Design team, and will also monitor produced training content to ensure that it respects and reflects USIP’s values and approach. The SPO is to ensure that all trainings during the 12-month project will enable local participants to develop skills, tools and action plans that contribute to reforming their own training systems.
The SPO provides overall support to the project by providing development and planning, financial management, and monitoring and evaluation as described in the following sections. The incumbent will also perform other duties as assigned.
This position requires familiarity with international contexts particularly those in transitional, democratizing countries and working with teams that are based in other countries and across multiple departments within an organization.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
All USIP contract and employee positions are contingent upon the favorable completion of a suitability background investigation.
HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application package by March 15, 2018 consisting of:
Only those applicants that are selected for further discussions will be contacted.
USIP is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of USIP to offer equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, political affiliations or belief, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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