Job Title: Criminal Justice/CVE Expert
Company: Creative Associates International
Job Type: Full Time
Experience: 5 years
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Field: Law / Legal
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Position Summary: – The Criminal Justice/CVE Expert will lead technical assistance efforts for ECOWAS staff members in criminal justice, countering violent extremism, and violence prevention. – The position will require the ability to conduct trainings, generate consensus among variety of stakeholders, and develop policy recommendations. – Previous experience working with multi-lateral organizations and/or in the West Africa region is preferred.
Reporting & Supervision: – The Criminal Justice/CVE Expert will report to the Program Director.
Primary Responsibilities: – Provides technical assistance to ECOWAS; – Develops and delivers trainings as needed; – Develops and/or modifies CVE and criminal justice tools based on capacity building needs; and – Provides policy and strategy recommendations to ECOWAS.
Required Skills & Qualifications: – Minimum of 5 years of experience in countering violent extremism, criminal justice, counterterrorism and/or crime & violence prevention; – Advanced degree in Counterterrorism, Security Studies and/or Criminal Justice; – Demonstrated experience in applying public health models of crime prevention, especially in developing countries; – Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering trainings; – Demonstrated experience working in West Africa, developing countries and/or multi-lateral organizations; – Experience in policy development; – Ability to relocate to Abuja, Nigeria; and – Fluency in French a plus.
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