For more than a decade, One Earth Future has worked to solve complex problems at the root of armed conflict. Through its unique culture of iterative learning and improvement, OEF designs, tests, and partners to scale programs that help communities see problems in new ways and solve them collectively. With headquarters in Colorado and offices around the world, OEF operates as a portfolio of peacebuilding ventures, each with its own director, strategy, and budget. What holds them together is a common purpose: to provide an impartial platform for diverse stakeholders to form adaptive problem-solving networks for peace. More information is available at www.oneearthfuture.org ( http://www.oneearthfuture.org ).
ABOUT STABLE SEAS
Stable Seas, a program of One Earth Future, aims to eliminate the illicit maritime activities that finance and facilitate organized political violence around the world. It does this by engaging the international security community with novel and rigorous research on activities that further political violence, which may include piracy and armed robbery at sea, trafficking and smuggling in persons, illicit trades in various goods, and IUU fishing. Stable Seas is globally engaged, with major projects focusing on countering illicit maritime activity in Southeast Asia, the Western Indian Ocean, and the Gulf of Guinea. The team presently consists of five full-time employees based in Cape Town, Kuala Lumpur, and OEF headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado. More information is available at www.stableseas.org ( http://www.stableseas.org ).
Stable Seas is planning an intensive study of the threats to good maritime governance in the Gulf of Guinea region. This study will closely follow the template for the Stable Seas: Sulu and Celebes Seas report, which is available on our website. The project will evaluate the situation in the coastal countries which are party to the Yaoundé Code of Conduct: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. The position requires travel to the region in order to conduct interviews in both English and French and will also involve extensive desk research from Stable Seas’ home office in Broomfield, Colorado. The final product will be a comprehensive maritime security report of roughly 40,000 words, organized around issue chapters on nine maritime security issues.
Temporary, Salaried, Full-Time, 9-month position from July 2019 through March 2020, with the possibility of extension into a permanent position. To be located in Broomfield, CO with the exception of a 4-8 week secondment at the UNODC office in Abuja, Nigeria. Travel throughout West and Central Africa will occur during this secondment.
Africa Project Manager, Stable Seas
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES
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