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CPPBI maintains a relatively small core of permanent staff - approximately 12 People - and supplements this on an ongoing basis with contract staff, associates, consultants and interns. As and when positions become available they are advertised below.

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Manager: Knowledge Production Department

Based: Benin City, Nigeria
Closing date: Remains open until filled
Starting date: As soon as possible

Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Design and implement relevant knowledge management systems, research programmes and strategies for innovation and learning;
  • Build an effective and motivated team within CPPBI in order to drive the organisation's knowledge production agenda;
  • Build and maintain the profile of CPPBI's knowledge production and management internally and externally;
  • Provide editorial oversight over CPPBI's publications;
  • Manage the financial, administrative and human resource requirements of the CPPBI; and
  • Provide support to the overall institutional fund-raising requirements and needs.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Masters degree in Peace and Conflict Studies or related field (candidates with other related masters degrees and a proven requisite experience will be considered);
  • Eight to twelve years of progressively responsible experience in the field of Peace Building, Peace and Security, or International Relations;
  • Proven track record of multiple and diverse publications (e.g. book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles);
  • Experience working or engaging in policy-relevant research and information gathering and sharing;
  • Ability to conceptualise and analyse complex information of current and emerging peace and security issues;
  • Ability to identify new knowledge production areas and opportunities, and conceptualise these into project and funding proposals;
  • Three to five years experience in two or more of the following institutions: academia, civil society organization/NGO, government, inter-governmental organisation;
  • Experience in the conceptualization, management and implementation of research projects;
  • Attention to detail, ability to plan and prioritise work and meet deadlines to successfully deliver to a diversity of objectives and demands.
Manager Training Unit
Based: Benin City, Nigeria
Closing date: Remains open until filled
Starting date: As soon as possible
Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Train in the areas of conflict resolution, specifically Peacemaking, Peacekeeping and Peace Building.
  • Design and develop training curriculum as and when required.
  • Build an effective and motivated team within the Training Unit in order to drive the organization's training objectives.
  • Build and maintain the profile of CPPBI's training management internally and externally.
  • Provide oversight over projects embedded within the Training Unit.
  • Manage the financial, administrative and human resource requirements of the department; and.
  • Provide support to the overall institutional fund-raising requirements and needs.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Masters or equivalent in Peace and Conflict Studies or related field (candidates with proven requisite experience will be considered).
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of conflict management, peace and security, or international relations.
  • Over and above English, fluency in French will be an added advantage.
  • Experience and understanding of curriculum development.
  • Attention to detail, ability to plan and prioritize work and meet deadlines to successfully deliver to a diversity of objectives and demands.
How to apply

Applications must be addressed via email to: applications@cppbi.org stating job title/+your surname in the subject line.

To apply for this role, kindly attach your CV (in English) and a motivation letter (of 350 words or less) which summarizes how your profile aligns with the key requirements, skills and abilities of this role. Kindly send these to us as word files only.

After submitting your application you will receive an automatic confirmation. If you do not receive this (kindly check your spam folder as well), please contact CPPBI via applications@cppbi.org or via phone: +2348168580211.

Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted by CPPBI for follow-up