Programme Manager Justice Sector Reform (100%)

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is dedicated to making states and people safer. Good security sector governance, based on the rule of law and respect for human rights, is the very basis of development and security. DCAF assists partner states in developing laws, institutions, policies and practices to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms based on international norms and good practices.

Headquartered in Geneva, DCAF has a global portfolio and employs over 170 highly qualified international staff with operational activities 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).

For our office in Tunis, we seek to recruit a highly motivated and qualified individual as:

Programme Manager – Justice Sector Reform (100%)

Location: Tunis, Tunisia

Starting date: As soon as possible

Duration: 24 months, renewable


Your mission

The Programme Manager is responsible for implementing assistance projects related to justice sector reform in Tunisia and more particularly to detention reform and independent institutions.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Advance the implementation of the prison administration related projects, according to work plan and budget

  • Evaluate any evolving need and contribute to the design and planning of new projects

  • Develop logical frameworks, work plans, budgets and monitoring and evaluation frameworks

  • Organise workshops and training courses

  • Report regularly to DCAF, the relevant authorities and donors

Your profile

  • An advanced university degree

  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in public sector reform or management, preferably within the fields of justice and prison administration

  • Proven track record in managing projects, preferably in the MENA region

  • Excellent command of French (written and spoken), very good command of English; knowledge of Arabic is an asset


Are you interested in joining us? Are you inspired by this position?

Please send your dossier with the reference «PMJT2017» to by 24 November 2017, including:

  • a one-page cover letter in English describing your story and what you would bring us

  • a CV (maximum length 2 pages)

  • the completed DCAF Application Form 

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