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    Centre for Democracy & Development: Position Available

    Jul 17, 2017

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    Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD) is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to research, training and advocacy on issues of democratisation, development and human security in West Africa.
    We are recruiting to fill the position below:

    Job Title: Programmes Officer (Francophone)
    Job Description

    • This exciting and challenging position carries responsibilities for project development, management and implementation.
    • Other responsibilities include: fundraising, networking, research support and policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation, events organising and conference coordination.
    • Reporting to the Head of Programmes


    • The suitable candidate will hold a post-graduate degree in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Law or related field, experience of working in post-conflict or transition environment


    • Excellent IT and administrative skills, adaptability to new demands and changing circumstances, sound analytical and report writing skills, ability to translate strategic aims into practical plans, ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines as well as demonstrable experience of project management and multi-tasking.
    • Strong inter-personal and communication qualities will be coupled with teamwork skills and the candidate will have a good understanding of democratisation, international development and human security issues in the West Africa sub-region. Fluency in French is very important.

    Very Competitive.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward a one page Cover letter, a maximum 3 page resume and referees contact details to: [email protected]


    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • Only Electronically submitted applications will be entertained. Scanned applications will be disregarded.
    • Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant and Job Title of position applied for.


    Application Deadline: 22nd July, 2017.

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