Senior Programme Officer

The Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD)
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Job Description

The Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD) is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to research, training and advocacy on issues of democratisation, development and human security in West Africa, we are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Programme Officer


Job Description

  • This exciting and challenging position carries responsibilities for project development, management and implementation.

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Fundraising, networking, research support and policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation, events organising and conference coordination. Reporting to the Head of Programmes.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • The suitable candidate will hold a post-graduate Degree in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Law or related field, experience of working in post-conflict or transition environment,


  • Excellent IT and administrative skills;
  • Adaptability to new demands and changing circumstances;
  • Sound analytical and report writing skills;
  • Ability to translate strategic aims into practical plans;
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines as well as demonstrable experience of project management and multi-tasking.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication qualities will be coupled with teamwork skills and the post-holder will have a good understanding of democratisation, international development and human security issues in the West Africa sub-region.
  • Fluency in French is an advantage.

Very attractive.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their one page Cover letter, a maximum 3 page Resume and referees contact details by email.


  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Only Electronically submitted applications will be entertained. Scanned applications will be disregarded.
  • Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant and Job Title of position applied for.

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Job Summary
December 2, 2016
Offer Type
Minimum of 0years
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
December 15, 2017
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