Criminal Justice/CVE Expert in Abuja, Nigeria

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Security and Investigations
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

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.


  • Only finalists will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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