Project Coordinator Yemen (100%)

Geneva | Geneva

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is an international organisation with 63 member states. We help our partners achieve good governance of the security and justice sector. We work with governments, parliaments, security and justice providers, international organisations, civil society and media to assist the development of transparent and accountable governance of the security sector.

We are seeking a highly qualified and flexible individual with strong communication, diplomatic and organisational skills for the following role at our headquarters in Geneva:

Project Coordinator Yemen (100%)

Your mission

  • Develop and implement projects, plans and budgets
  • Oversee all organisational, administrative and financial aspects of the projects
  • Ensure proper financial and narrative reporting
  • Organise meetings, workshops and training events for the region
  • Produce high-quality research on specific aspects of security and justice sector reform.
  • Monitor the political, conflict and security situation in Yemen and the region, and assess implications for project implementation.

Your profile

  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar function
  • Experience working with security and justice sector institutions and/or on change management and institutional reform
  • Proven track record in managing complex projects, preferably in the MENA region
  • An advanced degree in a subject of interest to our Centre
  • Excellent command of English and preferably an ability to work in Arabic
  • Familiarity with the political and social context of Yemen / the Arabian Peninsula

Location: Geneva, Switzerland, with frequent travel to the Arab region

Starting date: January 2017

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

Please send your dossier with the reference «*PCY2016*» to by

**2 December 2016:** * 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 to be downloaded from]( › About Us › Vacancies › Project Coordinator Yemen

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: DCAF - Democratic Control of Armed Forces
  • Location: Geneva | Geneva
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-02

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