Monday, May 11, 2009

Star Radio wins “News and Information Station Award”

We congratulate Star Radio. Politics is always sensational for the listenership, but Star Radio seems to make time every week to discuss the vital natural resources issues. We enjoy you Star Radio, Keep up the good work!

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Sunday, May 03, 2009

Job Offer

West Africa Centre for Capacity Development (CENCAD)
Vacancy Announcement
By Apr 30, 2009, 17:00

The West Africa Centre for Capacity Development (CENCAD) is a sub-regional institution, based in Freetown with regional offices in Guinea and focal partners in Liberia. The purpose of the centre is to help develop the capacities of state and non-state actors and institutions to initiate more focus approaches to peace building, good governance and socio-economic development.

Provide expertise and develop skills of community, local, national and sub-regional actors to rebuild social system and productive structures, develop and implement gender sensitive and conflict responsive policies, programmes and projects for poverty reduction, small scale enterprise and agriculture development. CENCAD is implementing the project. ‘Increasing Government Accountability in Conflict Zones through Public Participation in Policy Making’ in partnership with Conciliation Resources, through a grant from DEFID Governance and Transparency Fund, and require the services of a Programme officer, a Project Officer and a Finance Administrator, who shall be based in Freetown and be responsible to the Executive

Director Duties:
· The Programme Officer’s duties include the coordination of project implementation, research and training of project staff, partner organization and community groups.
· Project officer’s duties include assisting the Programme Officer in the areas indicated above, monitoring and data collection.
· The Finance administrator shall be responsible for the overall accounting, book keeping and financial reporting.

Programme Officer and Project Officer: Master’s degree in Economic or relevant Social Science including knowledge of issues of governance, conflict transformation and policy analysis, with a minimum of 3 years working experience, or a Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

Finance Administration: A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and business administration with a minimum of 3 years working experience or HTC with a minimum of 5 years working experience.
Interested candidates are required to send a letter of application with a detailed CV, including 3 referees to the Executive Director of CENCAD, 18 Big Waterloo Street Freetown not later than 8 May 2009.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CENCAD is an equal opportunity institution. Due to the present staff composition priority will be given to female candidates in the case of equal qualification and experience.

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