Period of implementation: July 2013-September 2016

Country – NIGER

Beneficiary – Ministry of Justice


The overall objective of the PAJED-II program is to: “Contribute to the consolidation of the rule of law and the strengthening of good governance in Niger”.

The specific objective of the PAJED-II program is to contribute to the reform and modernization of the judicial system in Niger, by strengthening its performance and improving the protection of human rights, particularly with regard to

  • Democratic governance aspects, contributing to the strengthening of the rule of law and democracy by improving the effectiveness of an independent, transparent and fair judicial institution, through components I and II of the program;
  • The fight against poverty through component III “Improving access to law and justice” which prioritizes actions to benefit the most disadvantaged categories, and component I “Framework for intervention of priority policies” which provides for developing the socio-economic integration of prisoners;
  • The protection of targeted vulnerable groups (women, minors, and the disabled) through Component I, which focuses on the protection of children at risk, in conflict with the law or not, and the improvement of prison conditions, and Component III, which aims to improve access to the law and justice for women, minors, and other categories of people subject to the law.


  • Diagnostic studies
  • Support for project management in line with the sectoral justice policy, including modernization of the intervention framework for priority policies, including, amongst others, the fight against cross-border crime and terrorism, strengthening the capacities of the security forces in the fight against serious crime, setting up the necessary infrastructure, and capacity building
  • Support for the reform process to improve access to the courts
  • Strengthening the prison administration in the exercise of its missions to secure prisons and humanize detention

Country: NIGER


Donors - EU

Sectors: Justice; Disadvantaged groups; Human rights.

Type of Activities: Training and capacity development; Projects/grant preparation and implementation; Studies and strategy elaboration.


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team ensures the availability, reliability, security and performance of the whole IT infrastructure for more than 1,800 users worldwide.

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IT Support Specialist (m/f/d) in the international development cooperation Bad Homburg (near Frankfurt am Main) / Full-time


 Be the first point of contact for any IT related queries and issues (by telephone, remote and onsite)
 Keep records and manage all requests in the ticketing system
 Provide first line support to our users by quick assessment of the nature and urgency of requests, resolving basic technical issues and routing more complex problems to the team responsible for resolution
 Diagnose issues ranging from environmental to software configuration, updates/bug fix and patches to ensure availability and stability
 Assist with user on- and off-boarding process (PC delivery and software installations)
 Manage access rights
 Support the IT workstations (hardware and software, MS Windows 10, Office 2016 and O365, SfB)
 Ensure all documentation is updated and maintained
 Assist with IT purchases (manage orders, delivery dates, complaints)
 Provide on-site IT support, if required; travelling to different locations in Germany and abroad


 Relevant degree in IT or completed vocational training in the IT sector
 Experience in an IT customer support role
 Excellent understanding of Windows platforms, operation systems and servers
 Good knowledge of the operational and support aspects of computer systems, hardware, software and peripheral equipment including but not limited to: Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM, Microsoft Exchange, experience with GPO, Powershell and SharePoint is an asset
 Analytic thinking, ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems
 A high level of personal commitment to task completion, with the ability to prioritize
 Great service orientation
 Good attention to details
 A good team player that uses opportunities for sharing knowledge and encourages others to be responsible for cooperation and open communication
 Very good German and English language skills and intercultural competence


 High emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility
 An international working environment in an exciting, not ordinary sector
 Supportive team spirit, colleagues who enjoy working together, mixing competence with the right amount of humour, and who are looking forward to having you in the team
 Short communication and decision making processes and a living “open doors” culture across all company levels
 The possibility to actively contribute to the future success of your department and develop yourself
 A reliable permanent position
 A wide range of benefits such as job ticket, job bike, gym membership support, VL, etc.