Call for Contribution
DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance is dedicated to improving the security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights. DCAF contributes to making peace and development more sustainable by assisting partner states and international actors supporting these states, to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms. It creates innovative knowledge products, promotes norms and good practices, provides legal and policy advice and supports capacity‐building of both state and non‐state security sector stakeholders.
DCAF’s Foundation Council comprises 63 member states, the Canton of Geneva and six permanent observers. Active in over 70 countries, DCAF is internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading centres of excellence for security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR). DCAF is guided by the principles of neutrality, impartiality, local ownership, inclusive participation, and gender equality. For more information please visit https://www.dcaf.ch/
The DCAF`s Police Program within the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) division is implementing a project “Police Assistance Project on Strategic Reform Capacities on the NPU (PSRC-NPU)”. This project is funded by the Global Affairs Canada - Peace and Stabilization Operations Program (PSOPs) and aims to strengthen the capacity of the Strategic Reform Unit (SRU) in advising the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) in planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing reform processes that integrate a gender perspective and enhancing NPU management capacity to implement these reforms.
DCAF`s ECA Division for the `Police Assistance Project on Strategic Reform Capacities for the National Police of Ukraine, (PSRC-NPU)` is looking for a service provider to support the PSRC-NPU in conducting a survey of gender matters within the NPU.
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine (no relocation or travel expenses will be covered)
Starting date: September 2021
Duration: up to 40-day service agreement
You will support the PSRC-NPU in conducting Gender Self-Assessment (GSA) of the National Police of Ukraine and other project-related activities, by ensuring the installation, setting up and the proper functioning of the information technology system (platform) for a survey of NPU personnel, collecting the dataset from the survey platform on a weekly basis (and more often upon request) and presenting it to the DCAF Team, troubleshooting any potential mistakes of the system in a timely manner.
- Review relevant project documentation and methodology.
- Install, deploy, set up, adapt and maintain survey platform.
- Create / adapt web-interface of the survey platform for the intranet (as deemed appropriate).
- Input survey questionnaire and sampling data into the survey platform.
- Run a test of the survey platform.
- Collect the dataset from the survey platform on a weekly basis (and more often upon request).
- Troubleshoot any potential misfunctioning of the system in a timely manner.
- Perform other tasks as appropriate.
- BA in information technology, data science or another relevant field.
- 3 years of prior experience of working as system administrator and/or performing similar tasks with databases
- Prior experience of working with survey software would be an asset
- Fluency in Ukrainian.
- Intermediate level of English.
- a rewarding, dynamic and challenging work experience
- the chance to be part of a multicultural team of supportive, hardworking, and values-driven people
- the chance to contribute to improving security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights
If you think you are a good match for DCAF and the position advertised, please send your application to email@example.com by September 11th, 2021 with the subject heading PSRC-NPU - IT Support Survey, enclosing:
- a short motivational statement in English describing your relevant experience and what you can bring to the project and the DCAF;
- a concise CV (maximum two pages) of the person(s) who will provide the services.
DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified service providers regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.
Individuals who seek to serve with DCAF in any individual capacity will be required, if short-listed, to complete a self-attestation stating that they have not committed, been convicted of, nor prosecuted for, any criminal offence and have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.
Please note that only those service providers that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.