Program Dir, Children in Armed Conflict, Conflict Dynamics Intern'l

Conflict Dynamics International seeks an exceptional, highly-motivated and experienced Program Director to head its well-established Children in Armed Conflict Program.

This is a senior-level position within an innovative and impact-oriented organization, and the Program Director will be engaged in all aspects of the design and implementation of the Program. Specifically, the Program Director will lead a program of work designed to strengthen protection of children in situations of armed conflict, including through advancing accountability for serious violations of international law committed against children. The Program Director will also serve as a member of Conflict Dynamics’ Senior Management Team. The position is based at Conflict Dynamics’ principal office in Cambridge, USA, and will involve frequent travel.

Qualifications include:
Minimum of 12 years of professional experience working on issues relating to humanitarian affairs, preferably with emphasis on issues related to children and armed conflict and/or accountability, including direct field-level experience.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or Doctorate) in International Relations, International Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Affairs, or a related field.
Strong knowledge and understanding of child rights and accountability concepts, methodologies, and frameworks, and their application/implementation in conflict and post-conflict settings.

For a full description of responsibilities and qualifications, please visit our jobs page.

How to apply:

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Interested applicants should send a brief cover letter (1-2 pages) and a CV or resume by email to by the close of business July 1, 2017. The cover letter and email subject line should reference CAC Program Director position. Applicants must have pre-existing employment authorization in the United States. Interviews will be conducted during July 2017.

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