Principal (Security and Justice)
Coffey has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors and international organisations around the world including the UK’s Department for International Development, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, USAID, Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the EU and the United Nations. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability and security, good governance and economic growth, positively changing people’s lives.
The Principal (S&J) is a member of the Coffey GSJ Practice senior team working alongside the GSJ Practice Lead, the Principal (Governance) and Senior Managers. Together as a team, he or she is responsible for leading, managing and mentoring a team of 20+ in-house staff, and Associates, and overseeing in-country teams.
Working alongside the GSJ Practice Lead, Principals take responsibility for developing and delivering short, medium and long-term strategies to grow the Practice (by 15% -20% per year in revenue terms) and to diversify the client base. This role, in particular, will be responsible for developing and delivering (along with the Practice Lead) Coffey’s strategy in the area of security and justice.
We are seeking someone with extensive experience, expertise and deep technical knowledge of security and justice sector reform to support existing programmes and pursue new business.
He or she will have responsibility for building and maintaining relationships with existing clients and new clients (e.g. DFID, FCO, MOD, EU, DANIDA, UNDP or World Bank), as well as responsibility for building and maintaining a strong network of consultants, associates, partners, and NGOs within the international development and security and justice sectors.
This role would suit someone with a minimum of 10 years’ experience of security and justice programming, preferably within a government, international development or management consulting context. Direct experience of working with DFID and / or FCO is essential.