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The Parliamentary Forum on Small Arms and Light Weapons is a global organization for parliamentarians with the objective of preventing armed violence and small arms and light weapons proliferation. The Forum Secretariat is located in Stockholm and its function is to implement programmes and activities and provide advisory and technical support as requested. The Programme Officer will support these activities under the supervision of the Secretary General of the Forum; the position includes travel to Africa and Latin America.
Closing Date: 9 March 2014
DCAF’s Africa Programme aims to contribute to the good governance of the Security Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa and to build expertise in the area of security sector reform and governance. DCAF is looking for a Project Assistant to support this programme’s work.
Closing Date: 15 March 2014
The Chief of Party will be responsible for in-country leadership on a three-year SIDA funded project to strengthen citizen’s access to justice in Liberia, conducted in partnership with the Government of Liberia. The COP is the focal point for coordinating administrative matters specific to the overall Carter Center presence in Liberia.
Closing Date: 15 March 2014 (5pm GMT)
Maxwell Stamp PLC is recruiting a team for an upcoming DFID programme in the DRC. The purpose of the project, among others, is to provide support for processes and approaches that address key reform agendas at the national level, including security sector reform.
Maxwell Stamp is looking for experts with at least 5 years’ experience working in fragile states, and in peacebuilding and security. Previous work in the DRC would be a considerable asset.
Closing Date: 17 March 2014
The Conflict Advisor will lead conflict analysis for Northern Nigeria, conducting robust and strategic conflict analysis of the region, and providing quality cross-cutting conflict advice and analysis for DFID programmes in Northern Nigeria, across the department’s governance, human development, and growth portfolios. He/she will be involved in programmes such as the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, and the Nigeria Security Sector Accountability Programme.
Closing Date: 17 March 2014
DAI is looking for a technical proposal writer to support project proposals for European Commission-funded projects in the areas of governance, justice reform, and civil society development.
Closing Date: 20 March 2014
The International Development Research Centre’s Governance, Security and Justice program funds research that addresses development challenges posed by insecurity, injustice and the abuse of power. The Program Leader will identify critical research issues; develop, manage and monitor a portfolio of high-quality projects that contribute to the program-level vision; and engage with external funding partners. He/she will also be responsible for a multidisciplinary team of professionals based in both Ottawa, Canada, and in IDRC’s regional offices in the developing world.
Closing Date: 30 March 2014
The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces’ Middle East and North Africa division seeks a highly qualified programme manager.
The successful applicant’s duties will include the following: managing and developing DCAF’s projects related to Libyan security sector reform, including designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects; conducting research on Libyan security sector governance; managing project staff; and liaising, coordinating, and negotiating with relevant stakeholders.
Closing Date: N/A
2. Consulting Opportunities
“Alert is requesting ‘Expressions of Interest’ from qualified and experienced Syria specialists for a three month research assignment, beginning April 1st 2014. We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the Syrian context, and knowledge of the evolving composition of civil society inside and outside of Syria and their capacities to affect peace and stability. In particular, we are looking for someone with advanced research expertise and experience of using research to develop programming ideas.
Educated to post-graduate degree level in a relevant subject, you will have proven experience working as an independent consultant with the ability to deliver high quality results within agreed timeframes. Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in Arabic is highly desirable. “
Closing Date: 9 March 2014.
Oxfam is looking to recruit an expert consultant for a study on governance, protection, and human rights in Goma. The project is intended to inform Oxfam’s activities in the area. One of the outcomes of the research project is a report that will focus on theoretical information, field-based research on the situation in Goma, and programmatic suggestions/recommendations.
Closing Date: 28 March 2014.