Collectif des Associations Contre l’Impunité au Togo (CACIT) was founded in 2005 by committed members of civil society with the aim of improving the human rights situation in Togo. On an individual level, CACIT – in cooperation with partner organisations – accompanies victims of human rights violations with legal, economic and psychosocial means. In addition, CACIT’s work aims at improving the protection of human rights in general, strengthening good governance and fighting impunity for human rights violations.
You are located in Lomé, Togo
You will support CACIT in further professionalising its existing research centre in order to provide the public with even higher quality information on human rights violations and corruption cases.
In more detail, you would be responsible for the following:
- Inventory of research skills at CACIT and its partners and identification of new actors for research work at national, regional and international level.
- Participatory strategy development for the cooperation with these actors
- Conception and implementation of trainings on strategies, methods and documentary techniques of research work for the CACIT network.
- Documentation of research results and their dissemination in the CACIT network (online and print)
- Supporting the development of a fundraising strategy to ensure the financial security of CACIT’s research and human rights work.
- You have successfully completed a law degree (at least Master’s level, or comparable qualification)
- You have gained international experience in human rights work, preferably in an African context
- You are able to produce high-quality French texts for various formats and channels in a way that is appropriate for the media and the target groups
- In-depth experience in research work and knowledge transfer round off your professional profile
- Your ability for realistic self-assessment and self-reflection enables you to act both empathetically and professionally in an environment with a difficult human rights situation
Citizenship of a Member State of the European Union or Switzerland is required.
Benefits provided by Bread for the World and Dienste in Übersee
Bread for the World provides a framework in which the professionals of Dienste in Übersee share their knowledge and skills with people of another culture.
Supportive cooperation, mutual learning and intercultural exchange are enabled by:
- Individual preparation
- Three year contract with benefits in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act
- Job City Lomé