Center For Civilians In Conflict Latest Recruitment (3 Positions)

Center for Civilians in Conflict’s mission is to improve protection for civilians caught in conflicts around the world. We call on and advise international organizations, governments, militaries, and armed non-state actors to adopt and implement policies, tools, and training to prevent civilian harm. When civilians are harmed we advocate for the provision of amends and post-harm assistance. We bring the voices of civilians themselves to those making decisions affecting their lives.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1. Program Assistant – Consultant

Requirements
Skills and Experience:
  • Undergraduate Degree in any Arts, Sciences or Social Sciences subject
  • Minimum 1-2 years relevant full-time work experience
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Written and oral communication skills (English). Hausa and Kanuri strongly desired.
  • Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proven administration skills.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize workload
  • Able to work independently and show initiative
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and engage with people at all levels
  • Passion for CIVIC’s subject matter and willingness to take on the responsibilities and duties as a key member of our team; and
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here for details and apply

2. Community Engagement Officer

Requirements
Qualification:
  • B.A. in International Affairs, Political Science, Social Sciences, or related area; Masters level preferred;
  • Minimum 5-7 years relevant full-time staff level work experience required, including work in active and/or recently active conflict zones and experience in community engagement, training, field research, advocacy, and project management;
  • Experience in northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region;
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic;
  • Passion for CIVIC’s subject matter and willingness to take on the responsibilities and duties as a key member of our team; and
  • English language fluency mandatory. Advanced proficiency in Hausa and Kanuri languages is required.
  • CIVIC is dedicated to developing its staff and supporting the growth of high potential individuals therefore the ideal candidate will be one who seeks constant improvement, understands how to manage change and looks towards creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Skills and Experience:

  • Well organized, collaborative, self-motivated, and able to conceptualize, manage, and plan their work even in unstable environments;
  • Deep knowledge of Nigeria including related to humanitarian and security issues;
  • In depth understanding of civilian protection issues in armed conflict;
  • Proven ability to think analytically and plan strategically, including setting objectives and identifying and capitalizing on opportunities for our work;
  • Ability to network extensively and build partnerships with community leaders and civil society organizations in sensitive political and security environments;
  • Effective in participatory facilitation, community organizing, advocacy, and leadership development;
  • Knowledge and experience in working in gender transformation and disability inclusive ways;
  • Poise, flexibility, discretion, and mature judgment to handle and respond appropriately and professionally in a complex atmosphere;
  • Willingness and experience working with security forces and understanding of the military/civilian/humanitarian spaces;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills; and
  • Skilled communicator, presenter, training facilitator, and bridge builder with communities in conflict, civilians, and security audiences.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here for details and apply

3. Training Officer, Northeast

Requirements
Skills Required:
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of full-time experience in several conflict environments – with specific experience in Nigeria and/or conflict-affected regions of Africa conducting training and carrying out other program work- including work in active and recently active conflict zones.
  • In-depth understanding of civilian protection issues in armed conflict with deep knowledge of Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region including related to the conflict with Boko Haram.
  • Experience in training security forces and participatory facilitation
  • Prior service in military, police, civil-defense, and/or peacekeeping preferred.
  • Experience of working with NGOs/CSOs/INGOs in a fast-paced environment is preferred.
Qualifications
  • B.A. in International Affairs, Political Science, African Studies, or related area; MA, MS, or JD preferred.
  • 5-7 years training and facilitation experience with police, military, or other security actors (peacekeepers).
  • Oral and written fluency in English, with Hausa and Kanuri languages preferred.
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Google Apps (email, calendar, etc.).
  • An excellent team player with a can-do attitude, maturity and demonstrable work ethic, and the ability to handle and respond appropriately and professionally in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Skilled communicator, presenter, training facilitator, and bridge builder with communities in conflict, civilians, and security audiences.
  • Strong writing and research skills.
  • Ability to think analytically and plan strategically, including setting objectives and identifying and capitalizing on opportunities for our work.
  • Passion for CIVIC’s mission and willingness to take on the responsibilities and duties as a key member of the Nigeria Team.
  • The successful candidate will have an active and curious mind, ability and desire to learn new skills and a sense of humor.

Application Closing Date 
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here for details and apply

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

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