Head Of North Africa (Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces )

Employer:Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Location: Geneva

DCAF’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Division is seeking a highly qualified person for the following position: Head of North Africa Desk (100%).

Starting date: September 2015 or upon agreement

Reporting to the Head of Division, the Head of North Africa Desk will oversee the implementation of DCAF’s programme of work in North Africa. Tasks include:
Implementation of the MENA Division’s strategy in North Africa
Project management quality control (planning, execution and reporting)
Exchange of information between the various offices across the region
Managing relations with donors.

Professional experience of project management (minimum 5-8 years), in the field of governance, security and international development assistance
An advanced degree in development, security, international relations, business management or public administration
Excellent English and French (both written and spoken) – knowledge of Arabic or German would be an asset
Professional experience with Arab countries
Knowledge of security sector reform and -governance is an asset

Flexibility, including availability for frequent missions abroad
In possession of a valid work permit for Switzerland.

Candidates who fulfil the aforementioned criteria are invited to fill in the application form and send it along with their CV and a letter of motivation to xxxxxxx@dcaf.ch.

Please mention the code « PCNA2015 » in the subject line of your email. Only the candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for applications submission: 07 August 2015.