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  • Assistant Director and Head of DCAF’s Resources Department

    The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is one of the world’s leading organizations in the area of justice and security sector reform (SSR) and justice and security sector governance (SSG). Headquartered in Geneva, DCAF has a global portfolio and employs a distinctly international and multicultural workforce of over 170 highly qualified staff. The organization is currently modernizing its resource management and business processes. In this context, we are seeking an experienced, dynamic and visionary individual to serve as Assistant Director and Head of DCAF’s Resources Department.

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  • Communications Manager

    Headquartered in Geneva, DCAF has a global portfolio and employs over 170 highly qualified international staff. The organization is currently reviewing its communications policy and is seeking an experienced, dynamic and visionary individual to serve as Communications Manager (Activity level 100%).

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  • Project Coordinator - Sub-Saharan Africa Division

    Job Title:       Project Coordinator, Sub-Saharan Africa Division

    Reporting to: Programme Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa Division

    Location:      Geneva, with requirement for overseas travel

    Deadline:       Applications accepted until 28 February 2017

    Background: The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is one of the world’s leading organizations in the area of justice and security sector reform (SSR) and justice and security sector governance (SSG). 

    DCAF is looking for an experienced, motivated, and flexible individual who will provide daily management and oversight of Security Sector Reform and Governance (SSR/G) projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Project Coordinator will work as part of a team, with responsibility for the design, planning, implementation, and/or monitoring of a diversity of field projects.

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  • Project Assistant - Sub-Saharan Africa Division

    Job Title:      Project Assistant, Sub-Saharan Africa Division

    Reporting to:Programme Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa Division

    Location:     Geneva, with requirement for overseas travel

    Deadline:      Applications accepted until 28 February 2017

    Background: The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is one of the world’s leading organizations in the area of justice and security sector reform (SSR) and justice and security sector governance (SSG). 

    DCAF is looking for an experienced, motivated, and flexible junior professional who will provide daily support to Security Sector Reform and Governance (SSR/G) projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. As part of a team, the Project Assistant supports the design, planning, implementation, and/or monitoring of a diversity of field projects.

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  • Research Assistant (50%) - Policy & Research Division

    DCAF’s Policy & Research Division is seeking a Research Assistant(50%). The successful candidate will assist in the implementation of the Policy & Research Division’s Programme on “Ombuds Institutions for the Armed Forces.” In particular, the research assistant will provide support to the International Conference of Ombuds Institutions for the Armed Forces (ICOAF).

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  • Project Officer (100%) - Policy & Research Division

    DCAF’s Policy & Research Division is seeking a Project Officer (100%). The successful candidate will develop, implement and manage policy research projects in the field of the Research Division’s Programme on “Democratic governance of the security sector.” While this programme comprises various activity areas such as parliamentary capacity building and intelligence accountability, the emphasis will be on projects related to ombuds institutions for the armed forces.

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  • Head of Middle East Desk (100%) - MENA

    DCAF is seeking a highly qualified person for the following position at its headquarters in Geneva: Head of Middle East Desk (100%).

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