Position details

Vacancy id VAC-7606
Job title VAC-7606 Political Affairs Officer
Location Tripoli
Apply by 05-Nov-2022
Start date 15-Nov-2022
Duration 2 months
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Bachelor's in University degree (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 10 year/s of demonstrable relevant Political or Social Science experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in Africa (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).
Fluent in Arabic (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

The Political Affairs Expert will deliver a comprehensive report to the following timeline, to be submitted to UNDP Project Manager and the UNSMIL Chief of Political Affairs Team.

Role objectives

Deliverable No. 1: “Mapping of armed groups”
Deliverable No. 2: “Political Dynamics in the West”
Deliverable No. 3: “Action Plan post June 2022”

Project reporting

to the  Project Manager

Key competencies

University degree (MA) in Political Science, Economics, Public Administration, or other development related areas

At least ten years of progressive experience in monitoring political activities;

At least five years of experience of working with the UN or internal organization in similar role;

Knowledge and understanding of relevant UN and UNDP policies and procedures,

Previous working experience in similar post-conflict environment for UN or the UNDP on political issues is highly desirable.

Excellent communication skills

Good knowledge of the Libyan electoral context

Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Good written and verbal communication skills

Team management


Further information


· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.