Child Rehabilitation and Reintegration Expert, Adam Smith International
Vacancy type: Associate Consultants
The role comprises:
-Advising on regional and global child protection frameworks, including the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
-Applying those frameworks to local conditions in conflict-affected states such as Somalia to ensure the sustainability of solutions
-Identifying solutions for improving the rehabilitation and reintegration of ex-child combatants by existing centres
-Leading implementation of those solutions and regularly monitoring their impact
-Working with or for UN institutions and other international organisations on these topics.
We are seeking advisers with a minimum of 10 years’ experience working with children in relation to rehabilitation and reintegration programming. Applicants should also have:
-An ability to work effectively with national and international organisations, including the UN, government officials and local NGOs
-A track record in designing solutions to complex problems and leading implementation of those solutions
Cultural sensitivity and personal empathy
-Experience of working in the politically complex and physically challenging environment of conflict affected countries.
The Senior Programme Manager is responsible for DCAF’s activities in Libya. His/her duties and responsibilities shall include the following:
-Manage and develop DCAF’s projects related to Libyan security sector reform, including designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects
-Liaise, coordinate and negotiate with relevant stakeholders, including executive and legislative authorities, police and security forces, community leaders, civil society, media and donors
-Manage project staff
-Conduct research on Libyan security sector governance
Closing Date: 31 March 2015
The purpose of this project is to increase the Government of Liberia’s capacity to prevent, investigate, and prosecute corruption, including within the justice sector, and to educate the public regarding the fight against corruption in Liberia. This project will primarily provide technical assistance and support to the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC). In addition, it will also support the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) regarding coordination with the LACC, and civil society and media organizations engaged in anti-corruption initiatives. This is a 5 year program.
The Anti-Corruption Investigation Advisor will provide daily technical assistance and skills transfer to the Manager of the LACC Investigation Unit, his/her Deputies, and line staff on criminal investigation. S/he will assist the LACC Investigations Unit in conforming to international standards, and build their capacity to develop corruption case prosecutions that result in convictions.
Closing Date: N/A
The EU will fund a large programme to provide to support the DRC’s civilian and military authorities in designing and steering the security sector reform process in order to strengthen governance and rule of law, combat impunity and foster just and lasting peace in the DRC. We are seeking fluent French speaking defence sector advisers with extensive experience in:capacity building; security and defence sector reform, including capacity building of ministries and civilian defence architecture; manpower planning and ‘right-sizing’ of defence organisations; legal and budgetary frameworks; strengthening the internal control and external accountability mechanisms in the security sector.
We are seeking advisers with a minimum of 10 years’ experience working in security sector reform or related fields. We are also looking for candidates with: Excellent written and spoken English and French language skills; Ability to interact comfortably with the full range of governmental representatives, from ministers to junior officials; Ability to work effectively in an international team; Extensive experience of working within fragile and conflict-affected states; Cultural empathy; Experience of working in central Africa is preferable; Familiarity with the history of the conflicts within DRC and the region, together with the political and military institutions of the DRC, would be highly valued.
Qualified candidates are welcome to submit a cover letter and a CV to JusticeAdvisers@adamsmithinternational.com with “DRC SSR Adviser” in the subject line.
Closing Date: N/A
SFCG is seeking an expert in SSR to manage and implement a multiyear and multi-provincial program aiming to strengthen the credibility, effectiveness and accountability of the Congolese Army in protecting populations in conflict-affected areas of the DRC in the short to medium term. The position will be responsible for all aspects of programmatic, financial and administrative coordination of the Provincial and National SSR portfolio, including determining appropriate implementing mechanisms to achieve the program’s strategic goals, serving as the primary program liaison for donors, partners and stakeholders in the province, overseeing provincial level planning, budgeting, and reporting/evaluations, and ensuring compliance with management and financial procedures. The position will report to the DRC Country Director as well as to the Deputy Director for Operations on operational matters. The working languages for this position are French and English.
Closing Date: N/A
Based in Dakar, Senegal, the successful candidate will research and produce reports on security, conflict, local politics, governance, social and development issues, analysing long and short-term challenges to stabilisation, security and development in Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso, and recommending measures to achieve these goals.
-Conducts extensive research into prevailing security, political and social conditions in Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso;
-Provides analysis and advice on key security issues facing Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire to promote stability, security and development;
-Prepares at least three detailed reports per year or the equivalent in briefing papers, setting out relevant research findings and policy recommendations;
-Carries out advocacy and media work to disseminate research findings and recommendations;
-Works closely and liaises with representatives of governments and international and local organisations in gathering information, seeking input and feedback, and supporting the distribution of Crisis Group reports and recommendations.
Closing Date: N/A
The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) is a South Africa-based civil society organisation working throughout Africa to bring creative African solutions to the challenges posed by conflict on the continent. ACCORD’s primary aim is to influence political developments by bringing conflict resolution, dialogue and institutional development to the forefront as an alternative to armed violence and protracted conflict.
The strategic objective of the Training Unit is to position ACCORD as a positive and constructive organisation to enhance the capacity of organisations and individuals in the areas of conflict management. The Unit works closely with other Units/Departments at ACCORD in order to collate information and generate this into desired training programmes to be implemented within ACCORD’s practical field experiences in mediating and intervening indifferent conflict situations on the continent.
Closing Date: N/A
The Senior Programme Officer for West Africa (SPO), joins the Regional Director for West Africa (RD) and the Regional Finance and Administration Manager (RFAM) as a member of the regional senior management team of the Interpeace Regional Office for West Africa. The RD and the SPO will provide co-leadership for all the existing and emerging programmes in West Africa. A strong collaborative and horizontal approach to programme delivery and reporting will be maintained between the RD, the SPO, the RFAM and the Programme Officers to ensure institutionalization rather than individualization of Interpeace’s efforts in the region. The SPO’s emphasis in this co-leadership position will be on Interpeace’s programmatic content. The SPO is responsible for ensuring that the work of Interpeace’s programmes in West Africa are coherent, well planned, and in line with the direction and commitments of Interpeace’s partners in the region. Together with the RD, the SPO will continually monitor and assess the West Africa programmes to ensure their effectiveness and adherence to agreed programme deliverables, budgets and general commitment to supporting locally owned, locally-driven peacebuilding initiatives.
Closing Date: N/A
2. Consulting Opportunities
The Security Governance Group (SGG) is a research and consulting firm headquartered in Kitchener, Canada that specializes in the security and governance dimensions of state building, peace building and post-conflict reconstruction. The SGG also provides eConferencing services to governments, academic institutions, and non-governmental bodies across the world.
Position Summary: Associates maintain an affiliation with the SGG and participate in tender responses, grant proposals and projects on an as-needed basis.
More information: http://www.secgovgroup.com/vacancy–associate