Location: The Hague
Application Deadline: 24 November 2015
The thematic unit Conflict & Fragility develops and implements multi-country and multi-regional projects according to Oxfam’s programmatic approach, in which campaigning, lobby/influencing, development programming, capacity building of Country Offices and partners, and delivery are combined. Within the thematic unit Conflict & Fragility, in the project team on Women Peace, Community Security and Security Sector Reform, we are looking for a policy lead to deliver on Oxfam’s ‘Securing Security’ programme.
Objective of the position
The objective of the position is to 1) develop multi-country and multi-regional programming in close cooperation with country teams, combining different approaches to Oxfam Novib’s ‘securing security’ programme (Community Security and Security Sector Reform), 2) link this to the Women, Peace and Security agenda, 3) carry out advocacy and (policy) influencing work in the Netherlands andcontribute to shaping Oxfam’s ‘Rights in Crisis’ campaign on conflict & fragility internationally, and 4) provide support to and strengthen capacity of Oxfam country offices and Oxfam partners on these issues. The geographical focus areas will include Afghanistan, Pakistan, The Horn and The Great Lakes region in Africa (HECA) and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Details and requirements of the position available at ReliefWeb.
More information and application procedure
Are you interested in this position? Send your application in English or Dutch in writing, including a motivation letter and curriculum vitae and mentioning reference number 5-1222 to email@example.com, to the attention of Hans van Steen, HR Advisor, no later than November 24, 2015. For further information about this position you can contact Floortje Klijn firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must be Nationals of a European Union member State or have a valid work permit for the European Union.
Adam Smith International has an established and rapidly growing portfolio of projects focussing on the justice and security sectors. In anticipation of future opportunities we are looking to expand our network of human rights experts with proven international advisory experience and an interest in taking up either short or longer term assignments. Applicants should have demonstrated experience of adopting a human rights-based approach to justice and security sector reform, including the delivery of training, briefings and capacity-building to justice and security sector stakeholders; conducting human rights audits, monitoring and evaluation; undertaking reviews of legislation, policies and procedures; and ensuring compliance with international human rights standards and relevant donor guidelines. Experience working in fragile, conflict-affected or complex political and security environments is particularly welcome.
Please send CVs to: email@example.com. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note that we are not currently looking to fill existing vacancies, but rather looking to hear from strong candidates in relation to opportunities expected to arise during the coming months.
2. Consulting Opportunities
Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
Application Deadline: Apply by 13 November 2015.
SSG Advisors is seeking candidates for a Mid-level Evaluation Consultant who will evaluate the effectiveness of the US State Department/INL-funded Palestinian Authority (PA) Security Sector Reform Program (SSRP) from 2007-2014. The Evaluation Consultant will provide direct support to the Team Leader/Senior-Level Evaluation Design Management Specialist. Requirements for the position are outlined below. The primary audiences for this evaluation will be the INL Office of Africa and the Middle East in Washington, the INL Section at the American Consulate General in Jerusalem and the US Security Coordinator.
The base period of performance of this project will be twelve (12) months beginning in mid-November 2015 and will involve working 35-50% time during the twelve-month period. The primary place of performance will be at SSG’s Washington, DC office, with travel to the West Bank for field activities and reporting.
Mid-level Evaluation Consultant - This individual shall have at least five years’ experience in the design, implementation and/or evaluation of security sector reform or related projects overseas. It is strongly preferred that the individual has security sector management experience, proven data collection and M&E experience, and previous work on US government-funded donor assistance projects. A Master’s degree in a field relevant to security sector activities is highly desirable. Professional experience in the Middle East region is also highly desirable. He/she must be fluent in English and have excellent writing and presentation skills. Fluency in Arabic is desirable, but not required.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org before November 13, 2015. Please include the exact email subject line: Mid-level Consultant PA SSRP. Please also send documents (cover letter and CV) in one PDF. The CV must include name, education, certification(s) if any, current security clearance level if any, technical skills, relevant training received within the past two (2) years, and details on current and relevant professional experience. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. SSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About the organization
SSG Advisors is an international consulting firm based in Burlington, Vermont, USA, that works with a variety of government and commercial clients on market-driven sustainable development solutions. Since 2005, we have completed assignments in more than 50 countries around the world.