Border management expert

Bureau for Institutional Reform and Democracy GMBH

Job Summary

The Bureau for Institutional Reform and Democracy - BiRD GmbH is currently accepting applications for a Border Management Expert for the project Evaluation of the Programme “Border Management Africa “From Barriers to Bridges” - Support to the African Border Union Programme (AUBP)”.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

The Bureau For Institutional Reform And Democracy GMBH - BiRD’s, is an independent and privately owned consulting company providing first-class consulting and project management services, BiRD’s primary fields of activity cover key aspects of democratic governance and institutional strengthening - like rule of law, justice sector reform, parliamentary assistance and political party support, electoral assistance, human rights, support to state and non-state actors, and conflict prevention and peacebuilding - in developing and transition countries.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Master’s Degree in social/political sciences, law or related fields;
  • At least excellent knowledge of two of the following languages: English, French and/or (German);
  • Knowledge of West and/or East African local languages is an asset.

Professional Experience:

  • Proven experience in the field of border management;
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection;
  • Experience in conducting evaluations;
  • Experience in West and/or East Africa (esp.: Niger, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Benin, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda);
  • All experts must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on.


  • Only excellent experts meeting most or all of the above-mentioned criteria and having an excellent and verifiable record will be considered. Applications and updated CV's are accepted on a rolling basis.

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