International Programme Manager/Project Coordinator (100%)

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) assists partner states in developing laws, institutions, policies and practices to improve the governance of their security sector based on international norms and good practices. Headquartered in Geneva, DCAF has a global portfolio and employs over 170 highly qualified international staff with operational activities in over 70 countries.

For our office in Ramallah, we are looking for a highly motivated and qualified professional to be our next:

International Programme Manager/Project Coordinator (100%)

Location: Ramallah, occupied Palestinian territories (oPt)

Starting date: 1 March 2018 or as per agreement

Duration: unlimited

Your mission

  • Oversee a portfolio of projects with executive authorities and civil society, and supervise project staff

  • Manage projects through the entire project management cycle

  • Liaise and coordinate with relevant national and international stakeholders, including executive and legislative authorities, police and security forces, community leaders, civil society and media

  • Ensure timely and appropriate reporting

  • Support the Head of Office in all aspects relating to operational planning in the implementation of the country strategy

  • Represent DCAF in working meetings and donor meetings

  • Ensures high quality narrative and financial reporting, within established deadlines.

Your profile

  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar function, preferably in the MENA region

  • Proven track record in managing complex projects

  • Experience working with security and justice sector institutions and/or on change management and institutional reform

  • An advanced degree in a subject of interest to our Centre

  • Excellent command of English and preferably an ability to work in Arabic

  • Cultural sensitivity and familiarity with the Arab world

Are you interested in joining us? Are you inspired by this position?

Please send your dossier with the reference «PMRAM2018» to by 24 January 2018, including:

  • a one-page cover letter in English describing your story and what you would bring us

  • a CV (maximum length 2 pages)

  • the completed DCAF Application Form


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