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Hot Jobs: Criminal Justice/CVE Expert (Abuja)


Position Location: Abuja, Nigeria


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.



Apply online: https://rew21.ultipro.com/CRE1010/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*15183B466868B7D2

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