Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Closing date: 09 Nov 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
With a nine-person team, the Gender and Security Division leads DCAF’s work promoting gender equality by providing policy advice, conducting practical research and implementing operational projects.
For our Gender and Security Division, we are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and creative individual to be our next:
Project Coordinator, Gender and Security – 100%
Location: Geneva, with frequent travel to different regions of the world
Starting date: December 2018
Duration: Indefinite contract
Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, the Project Coordinator (PC) will lead in the development, implementation, and monitoring of complex projects for the Division and work collaboratively with other DCAF divisions. This position requires deep knowledge and expertise in gender and security, strong interpersonal skills, and good understanding of security policy.
Education, competencies and experience:
Personal competences and attitude:
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 9 November, 2018 with the subject heading “Project Coordinator”, enclosing:
DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.