West Africa Regional Programme Officer
Search for Common Ground's (SFCG) mission is to transform how people deal with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions.
With Headquarters in Washington DC and
Brussels, we design and implement multifaceted programs that aim to
resolve conflict and prevent violence.
We seek to help conflicting
parties to understand their differences and act on their
SFCG works in nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, including
Angola, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo,
Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Rwanda.
is adapted to the specific context and conflict in its country, and
all apply tools from SFCG's toolbox.
Media is a primary tool
utilized by all the programmes-radio, video, print, and drama.
Minimum 3 years work experience, preferably in conflict
resolution, development, or media.
Strong writing skills, including experience producing
proposals, reports, and other informational documents.
Experience with USAID, EU, and other donors.
Understand budgeting and other financial procedures.
Professional-level competency in French and English
(written and oral).
Experience working outside of country of origin preferred.
Ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural team.
Strong ability to multi-task and work independently.
Willingness to regularly travel on short notice around the
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Please send a letter of application and resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading: West Africa Regional
Applications must be received by August 30.
No phone calls, please.
See our web site West Africa Regional Programme Officer for full details of our work