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DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance is dedicated to improving the security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights. The Gender and Security Division (GSD) leads DCAF’s work promoting gender equality in security sector reform and governance by providing policy advice, conducting practical research and implementing operational projects. The Division has 11 full- and part-time staff members and we are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and creative individual to be the next Project Coordinator, Gender and Security (100%).
Under the supervision of the Head and / or Deputy Head of Division, the Project Coordinator (PC) will develop, lead, implement and coordinate complex projects for the Gender and Security Division, on policy development and applied research as well as operational, country-specific projects, working collaboratively with other DCAF Divisions and Units and external partners. The role may also involve coordinating gender assessments, policy and methodology analysis, leading training and capacity building activities and promoting gender mainstreaming throughout DCAF’s work. This position requires deep knowledge and expertise in gender and security, gender mainstreaming as well as strong interpersonal and project management skills.
For more information and application, please check out the Vacancy Note.
DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance is dedicated to improving the security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights. DCAF contributes to making peace and development more sustainable by assisting partner states and international actors supporting these states, to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms.
DCAF is seeking a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as the Head of the Middle East and North Africa Division (100%).
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Division sits within the Operations Department and has a significant portfolio of activities across the region, including those managed through field offices in Beirut, Ramallah and Tunis. The Head of the MENA Division is responsible for the strategic, operational and administrative management of the Division’s activities, relations with national and regional counterparts and provides leadership to a diverse team of over 45 highly qualified experts. Candidates should be committed to DCAF’s operational principles.
Building on the Divisions strong reputation as a trusted partner in the region the Head of Division would be expected to consolidate the existing programme and widen its thematic and geographic scope. S/he would be expected to reinforce DCAFs reputation as an impartial actor and provider of expert advice and guidance on security sector governance and reform (SSG/R). S/he would be expected to consolidate and enlarge DACF’s partner network through cooperation with national, regional and internationals partners.
The MENA division also manages a Trust Fund for North Africa, and a number of on-line security sector observatories focused on individual countries, the new Head of Division would be expected to build on such innovative initiatives to enhance DCAFs support to SSG/R in the region.
At an organizational level the new Head of Division would be expected to contribute to the overall development of the organization, take a leading role on the sharing of good practice across the organization, support the capacity development of staff and ensure the rigorous monitoring and evaluation of activities. S/he would be expected to broaden the donor base for DCAFs activities in the region and maintain the current high quality of donor reporting.
For more information and application details, please check the vacancy note.
Le ou la candidat(e) sélectionné(e) sera membre d'un panel d’experts internationaux indépendants qui conduiront une étude visant à tracer des perspectives sur la manière adéquate de concevoir une architecture de contrôle efficiente et adaptée aux caractéristiques politiques et administratives du Cameroun.
L’étude vise à définir, à partir d'une analyse approfondie du contexte politico-institutionnel du Cameroun, l'efficacité qui peut être attendue de l'architecture de contrôle des finances publiques à court et moyen terme, ainsi que les réformes nécessaires pour y parvenir. L’étude vise en outre à arrimer les institutions camerounaises en charge du contrôle des finances publiques aux normes nationales et internationales de contrôle.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence and take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law
The Delegate will act as an operational adviser for the delegation(s), tasked with supporting the development and implementation of engagement strategies with militaries and non-state armed groups to promote and influence legally compliant operations, whilst facilitating ICRC’s access and security.
The WPE Deputy Coordinator will lead the IRC’s WPE programs in establishing services to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls (VAWG) across 2-3 provinces, with the potential to also support a WPE mobile response embedded within an emergency team and advise emergency teams in Afghanistan to reduce the risks women and girls face when accessing short term emergency response programs. S/he will be responsible for providing management and technical support to the WPE team providing direct services; overseeing the management and operations of spaces for women and girls, such as a hospital facility or safe healing and learning space (SHLS); providing life-saving interventions and services including, GBV case management, psychosocial support, risk reduction activities, community outreach and engagement, and SRH services (including clinical care for survivors of sexual assault). The WPE Deputy Coordinator will work in close collaboration and coordination with the Health cluster, women’s organisations, child protection team, and the GBV sub cluster. S/he will be based in Kabul with regular travel to project sites and provide continuous remote technical support to the WPE teams to ensure that all interventions are implemented to meet international best practices. S/he will be responsible for budget and program development throughout the project cycles. The WPE Deputy Coordinator is responsible for the supervision of one WPE Manager and ensuring capacity building.
The role of the consultant will include working with the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) Academy to conduct a training needs assessment of management and in-service police officers. The ideal candidate should be flexible, have excellent communication skills and be able to apply participatory and interactive methodologies in training for adults.
Le Responsable Pays ou Country Officer (CO) est chargé d'étendre le processus de dialogue sur la justice et la sécurité au Niger, d'encadrer et d'assister les partenaires et les parties prenantes dans la mise en œuvre directe du projet et de renforcer l'appui aux approches collaboratives en matière de sécurité au niveau national. Le poste nécessite de développer sans cesse les relations avec les décideurs nationaux et les parties prenantes locales, la mise en réseau, la consultation, l’élaboration de stratégies nationales et l’assurance de la qualité de la mise en œuvre, tout en surveillant et en rendant compte des activités des projets JSD au Niger.Il s’agit d’une position locale basée à Niamey (Niger). Ce poste est sous la direction du coordinateur régional, qui est chargé de l’orientation stratégique globale des activités du JSD et de la création de partenariats avec les parties prenantes concernées, de la formation, du mentorat et de la formation des chargés de projet dans le pays, selon les besoins. Le responsable pays supervisera également un chargé de projet, qui guide les relations et coordonne les dialogues et les activités connexes au niveau local. De plus, le responsable pays travaillera également en étroite collaboration avec Washington DC, le personnel basé aux États-Unis et les autres CO du Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigéria, Sénégal et de la Tunisie.
Pour postuler à l'offre Responsable Pays (Country Officer), Dialogues sur la Justice et la Sécurité au Niger veuillez suivre le lien.
Since 2015 USIP has supported the Justice and Security Dialogue (JSD) processes in Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and Tunisia. The JSD aims to rebuild trust between communities and internal security services (police and gendarmerie) employing an adaptive problem-solving approach through a series of dialogues and activities addressing urgent security issues.
The Program Officer (PO) will support JSD work in 2-3 project countries. The position will be based in Washington DC but will include regular travel to project countries. The PO will report to the Senior Program Officer.
For more information about the vacancy Program Officer Justice and Security Dialogue, please follow the link.
ICRC delegates to the police and security forces (PGE Delegates) work as part of one or several ICRC delegations around the world depending on the number of countries they are tasked to cover. They are responsible for contributing to the dialogue between the ICRC Delegations and arms carriers (AC), notably, but not exclusively, Police and Security Forces, with the aim to enhance understanding of the ICRC's role and its operational procedures among these forces; and to support national efforts for the dissemination and integration of international human rights law and humanitarian principles.
For full details about the vacancy Delegate in charge of Relations with Police and Security Forces, please follow the link.
Nonviolent Peaceforce is looking for experienced protection officers to implement community-based violence reduction and prevention programming in various locations in South Sudan, in the context of an on-going civil conflict and extremely high levels of displacement. The Protection Officer will focus on women’s participation in peace and security and direct protection and prevention of sexual & gender based violence. Applications will be processed on a “rolling” basis.
For full details about the vacancy, Women's Protection Officer, please follow the link or read the announcement here.