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African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF): Project Officer

Cape Town, South Africa

APCOF is a Not-for-Profit Trust working on issues of police accountability and governance in Africa. 

Project Officer Based in Cape Town, South Africa

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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 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.

Interested candidates must send a motivation letter highlighting your suitability to the role and a CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates

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