Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Closing date: 31 Jul 2019
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. 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 63 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
DCAF’s Sub-Saharan Africa Division (SSAD) strives to strengthen citizen security in the Sub-Saharan Africa region by promoting the application of good governance principles. For our SSA Division we are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual to be our:
Finance Officer (80%)
Starting date: August 2 (starting date negotiable)
The Finance officer provides essential support to the effective management of the Division’s finances and project grants. Working closely with both the Head of Division and the Finance-admin Officer, the role requires a firm understanding of DCAF’s financial management practices, donor financial reporting requirements, and the principles of accountable grant management.
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 the 31st July 2019 with the subject heading “Finance Officer SSAD”, enclosing:
• A one-page motivational statement in English describing your relevant experience and what you can bring to DCAF
• A concise CV (maximum two pages)
DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.