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African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF) Latest Recruitment – Job Ref: 51

AFRICAN POLICING CIVILIAN OVERSIGHT FORUM (APCOF) is a Not-for-Profit Trust working on issues of police accountability and governance in Africa.

Job Title: Project Officer
Job Location: Cape Town

APCOF is looking to recruit a Project Officer to join its core specialised team based at its office in Cape Town. The suitable candidate will have at least 2 – 5 years’ experience, have developed skills in the criminal justice sector and, ideally, in programme communication and media. Specifically, APCOF is looking for someone who has experience in:


  • The development and implementation of project plans to deliver on overall programme strategy and objectives.
  • The preparation of project budgets and narrative reports, as well as expense forecasts.
  • Research and writing skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • A degree in the criminal justice field, with
  • 2- 5 years experience in relation to policing issues
  • Experience in project implementation, management and fundraising
  • Administrative skills
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Experience in research, with a proven publications record
  • Experience in media and communication including both mainstream and social media

Applicants are required to send:

  • Curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications
  • One single-authored publication
  • Names and contact information of 3 referees

Send applications to: Helene van der Watt at

The closing date for the applications is 31 January 2019.

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