Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Closing date: 31 Oct 2018
The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) 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. It creates innovative knowledge products, promotes norms and good practices, provides legal and policy advice and supports capacity‐building of both state and non‐state security sector stakeholders.
DCAF’s Foundation Council comprises 62 member states, the Canton of Geneva and six permanent observers. Active 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 guided by the principles of neutrality, impartiality, local ownership, inclusive participation, and gender equality. For more information please visit www.dcaf.ch
For our Sub-Saharan Africa Division, we are looking for a motivated and dynamic individual to be our next:
Programme Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa Division – 100%
The Sub-Saharan Africa Division (SSAD) Division sits within the Operations Department and has a significant portfolio of activities across the region, in particular in the Sahel/West Africa, including those managed through field offices in Bamako and Banjul. Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa is a priority for the organization and its activities in the region are focused on providing a contribution to the 2030 Agenda.
Location: Geneva, with extensive travel to the region
Starting date: 1st January 2019
The Programme Manager provides management oversight to multiple programmes and programme teams, and makes a substantive contribution to the effective achievement of the Division’s objectives. He/she leads the process of articulating programme frameworks, including Theories of Change, monitoring and evaluation components and budgets, and seeks to identify new project opportunities. The Programme Manager coaches, guides and contributes to the professional development of SSAD’s programme staff and articulates and shares lessons from SSAD’s work to the larger community of practice.
How to apply:
If you think you are a good match for DCAF and the position advertised, please send your application to email@example.com by 31 October 2018 with the subject heading “Programme Manager”, enclosing:
DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.