Mar 9, 2016

Project Officer | Performance Management and Reporting

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

ISSAT is a dynamic team, dedicated to enhancing the way in which the international community delivers its support to countries developing the way in which they provide security and justice to their citizens. We are looking for a performance management and reporting officer, who is motivated and committed to producing high quality work, and will support ISSAT’s approach to being a learning organisation. The position will initially be part-time (80%), with the potential to increase to full time (100%).


Monitoring of, and reporting on, ISSAT’s performance against its development goals and strategic objectives. This includes responsibility for tracking ISSAT’s performance indicators;
Collection and analysis of data across mandates and activities;
Providing briefings to teams deploying on what indicators they need to gather information on during the mission;
Monitoring and analysis for wider organisational performance;
Development of recommendations for ISSAT based on performance management data;
Responsibility for managing ISSAT’s inputs to DCAF’s RBM system;
Lead drafter for ISSAT’s annual report;
Lead drafter for additional regular reports to Governing Board Members, including co-ordination of inputs from ISSAT service leads;
Continuing development of ISSAT’s performance management and reporting system, with particular focus on harmonising/streamlining monitoring and reporting requirements where possible to improve efficiency;
Inputs for presentations for the annual ISSAT Governing Board meeting and lead on minutes;
Support to the development of ISSAT outreach material;
Proof reading/editing operational reports;
Any other relevant tasks or such other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by the Head of ISSAT in support of ISSAT activities.

The post holder must be proactive and have demonstrated an ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. They must able to work quickly and accurately with minimal supervision and have a proven track record in developing and implementing organisational performance management systems; experience of working in international development preferred;
Naturally analytical and experienced in compiling both qualitative and quantitative data;
Previous experience in organisational reporting, working to tight timescales, ideally for donor audiences. This should include explaining and presenting complex topics in ways that are easy to understand;
He/she must have good interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) and presentational skills, as well as the ability to network and liaise effectively.
Strong drafting skills in English and French; other languages (especially Spanish, Arabic or Portuguese) would be an asset;

ISSAT is committed to geographical and gender diversity.

How To Apply
Candidates meeting the requirements are invited to send their applications via email to: by close of business on Tuesday 15 March 2016. The application should include a cover letter, CV and example of a report that you have written.

Applications received after this date will not be accepted.

Please note that only candidates reaching the shortlist will be contacted.