Training Officer, Northeast at the Center For Civilians In Conflict (CIVIC)

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 position below:Job Title: Training Officer, NortheastLocation: Maiduguri, BornoTravel: Up to 40% required (domestic; frequent travel to Abuja)Reporting to: Senior Advisor, Training NigeriaSummaryCIVIC is seeking suitably qualified applicants for the position of Training Officer: Northeast Nigeria, who will be part of the CIVIC Nigeria program team.Along with the Senior Advisor, Training for Northeast Nigeria, you will develop and support CIVIC’s civilian protection and harm mitigation training and outreach capabilities projects in CIVIC’s portfolio.Job PurposeDevelop and support CIVIC’s civilian protection and harm mitigation training and outreachKey FunctionsWork with the program team to strategize and develop programs, finalize workshops and dialogue design, manage project design and implementation of Borno-based trainings and programs.Support advocacy of CIVIC’s core issues and recommendations to government, security, and community stakeholders, civil-military engagement, representation, and advocacy in Borno/Maiduguri/Northeast Nigeria.Support the design and implementation of trainings and workshops for the military, police, vigilante groups and other security actors in Borno state including scenario-based training programs for security forces engaged in operations.Support the creation of civil-military community dialogues in conflict-affected LGAs across Borno state.Identify new partnerships with like-minded CSOs, government agencies, and actors in the field and conduct desk and field research and assessments to inform fresh policy, practice, and training recommendations for diverse stakeholders to improve civilian protection.Research and draft publications (reports, briefing papers, blogs and articles etc.) and advocacy materials discussing CIVIC’s Nigeria work.Collaborations, Partnership, Networking and OutreachRepresent CIVIC with NGO networks and government stakeholders and promote effective collaborations and partnerships.Travel regularly with over CIVIC staff and alone) to Abuja and focus communities in Borno StatePerform other duties a required to further the organization's mission. 

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