The police programme in Africa operates in eleven country measures. On behalf of the Federal Foreign Office, the programme provides support to national and regional police institutions.
Activities include advising on police reform processes, organising training measures, providing technical equipment and performing renovation work for police infrastructure.
Field staff members work in the programme countries and assume responsibility for implementing the country measures. A coordination office in Berlin manages the project.
Responsibility for implementing the Nigeria country component, in consultation with the programme management in Berlin
Leading a team of national staff
Collaborating with and providing technical advisory services to the project partners
Providing support in the development of strategy and concept papers
Cooperating with other stakeholders in the sector
Engaging in information work and cooperation with the German mission abroad
University degree in the fields of governance, political science or criminology, or relevant police training and in-depth knowledge of police work
Many years of professional experience in advising on police reform processes or security sector reforms, as well as in policy and organisational advisory services
Sound knowledge of German and international development cooperation work, GIZ procedure and instrument security
Experience of working in the areas of peace and security outside Europe, preferably in Africa
Management experience is desirable
Ability to work in a team, great personal commitment, flexibility and resilience
Business fluency in English and a good command of German