The Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) is looking to appoint a Senior Project Manager to coordinate the AU-GFCE project that aims to develop cyber capacity building knowledge modules to enable African countries to better understand cyber capacities and support them in strengthening their cyber resilience. The deadline for applications is Sunday, 24 January 2021.
Background on Global Forum on Cyber Expertise
Established in 2015, the GFCE is a multi-stakeholder community of more than 120 members and partners consisting of governments, IGOs, companies, academia and project implementers from all regions of the world. Its mission is to strengthen cyber capacity and expertise globally by being a pragmatic, action-orientated and flexible platform for international collaboration. The GFCE delivers its mission through coordination to avoid duplication of efforts and blind spots; knowledge sharing to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of projects; being a Clearing House to connect requests for assistance with offers of support; and identifying and filling knowledge gaps with the development of a global Cyber Capacity Building (CCB) Research Agenda. More information can be found on www.thegfce.org.
With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the GFCE, in partnership with the African Union (AU), aims to develop cyber capacity building knowledge to enable African countries to better understand cyber capacities and support them in strengthening their cyber resilience. Through a two-year collaborative project, the GFCE and AU aims to achieve the following outcomes:
The project will build on and utilize existing cyber structures, plans, expertise and capacities within the Africa region, as well as within the multi-stakeholder and international GFCE Community. The Senior Project Manager will therefore coordinate the GFCE’s efforts in realizing the outcomes of this project. The Senior Project Manager will work closely with the GFCE liaison officer in Addis Ababa and the GFCE Africa Program Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
Candidate profile: requirements, qualifications and skills
The successful candidate will have:
Place of employment
The Hague, with a flexible remote working policy.
How to apply
Please send a covering letter outlining your motivation in applying for the role, addressed to Ms. Marjo Baayen, GFCE Secretariat Director, plus your CV by 24 January 2021 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will be held starting from 25 January. Please ensure references are included on your CV as a reference check could be part of the selection procedure. Please note that relocation assistance will not be provided. For more information on this job opportunity, please contact Ms. Marjo Baayen via email@example.com. *The GFCE is an equal opportunities employer and accepts applications without distinction on the grounds of age, race, political, philosophical or religious conviction, sex or sexual orientation and regardless of disabilities, marital status or family situation