Offres d'emploi, de stage ou de bénévolat


Internship
ISSAT-DCAF
Domaine Autre
Type Stage
Lieu ISSAT-DCAF
Taux 100 %

Internship

The post holder will form part of the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) that consists of 23 staff drawn from a variety of specialisations to support strategic, successful and sustainable Security Sector Reform (SSR) interventions in post-conflict and transitional countries. ISSAT is a Division of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF). DCAF-ISSAT provides a deployable capacity to support its Members (which include 16 bilateral donors, and the AU, EU, OECD Secretariat, OIF, OSCE, UN, and the World Bank) with SSR interventions in conflict-affected and development environments.  

As a Division within DCAF, the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) is dedicated to enhancing the way in which the international community supports security and justice reform projects. ISSAT annually undertakes numerous international missions in support of its bilateral and multilateral member countries and organisations. ISSAT offers a friendly and multi-cultural working environment in one of the world’s leading organisations in the field of peace and security.

Under the direction and supervision ofthe Performance Management and Reporting Officer, and other DCAF-ISSAT staff as appropriate, the post holder will:

  • Identify and upload resources, events, and jobs to the DCAF-ISSAT Community of Practice (CoP) online Resource Library
  • Manage basic tasks on the administrator side of the DCAF-ISSAT website;
  • Write a blog on a topic of SSR interest to the candidate;
  • Undertake background research on SSR general and specific country issues;
  • Support DCAF-ISSAT teams in preparing for field missions, events, activities;
  • Prepare materials for training workshops, seminars, conferences or other 
    DCAF-ISSAT or donor organised events;
  • Assist with administrative tasks as necessary for the fluid functioning of the team;
  • Any other assigned research tasks or such other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by the Head of ISSAT in support of team activities.

The post holder must be proactive and have demonstrated an ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. They must be able to work quickly and accurately with minimal supervision and have a proven track record in the production of high quality research material and data drawing on a variety of electronic and hard copy source materials. (S)he must have good interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and presentational skills, as well as the ability to network and liaise effectively. (S)he must be able to analyse issues quickly and effectively and produce required outputs to tight timescales. SSR is a fast developing field and it is necessary to monitor and retain currency in the latest thinking and developments. An interest in international relations and development issues, fundamental to the SSR concept, is highly desirable.

The position is open to Swiss/EU citizens as well as those in possession of a valid Swiss work permit until the end of the internship.  Students who are enrolled at a Swiss university or Institute for higher education are also eligible.

Candidates meeting the requirements are invited to email their CV (no more than two pages) with a one page Covering Letter in English addressing the selection criteria and availability to ISSATinternship@dcaf.ch

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Envoyez votre candidature par e-mail à l'attention de :
Lara Stoppini (ISSATinternship@dcaf.ch)
ISSAT-DCAF
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2E
1202 Geneva (Genève)
issat.dcaf.ch
Madame Lara Stoppini, Project Assistant
l.stoppini@dcaf.ch