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Peace Building Expert/Conflict Transformation /


Job Titel: Peace Building Expert/Conflict Transformation / 

Salary Offer: As per Company Scale

Experience Level: Senior

Total Years Experience: 5

Deadline Date: September 28, 2019

Job Description


  • The Conflict Transformation /Peace Building Expert is responsible for daily operational performance of programmatic tasks of the CPS programme, documentation of programme implementation processes and lessons learned, smooth communication with team and partner organizations.


  • The Conflict Transformation /Peace Building Expert will work as part of a team:
  • Conceptualization and undertake conflict-sensitive conflict analysis including desk studies
  • Identify stakeholders in selected communities
  • Explore capacity development needs and develop and facilitate tailor-made trainings and workshops
  • Support the establishment of space, structures and strategies for peace dialogues
  • Communicate with partner organizations to facilitate smooth cooperation
  • Contribute to capacity building needs of partner organizations,
  • Contribute to planning, monitoring and evaluation of the CPS programme as well as documentation
  • Contribute to gender mainstreaming of the CPS programme

Job Requirement

Required Qualifications and Competences:

  • BA in Social Sciences or any other related field
  • Advanced degree preferred

Professional Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional work experience (with references) in peace building
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in conflict sensitivity/DNH, conflict analysis, alternative dispute resolution and dialogue processes
  • Skills to facilitate peace dialogues, workshops and trainings on conflict transformation,
  • Proven experience in supporting local initiatives including traditional leaders in conflict – transformation and -prevention
  • Working with Regional and Federal Government Institutions
  • Knowledge of land management practices is an asset

Other Qualifications

  • Strong team work and interpersonal skills
  • Coordination and networking skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills to prioritize workloads and tasks
  • Readiness and willingness to undertake extensive fieldtrips even under harsh conditions
  • Excellent proficiency in English (spoken and written)
  • Proficiency of Amharic is required and Afan-Oromo would be an asset

Excellent proficiency in MS Office Suite (word, excel, powerpoint, outlook)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable recent CV by mail to:

Note: –

Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position title ‘Peace Building expert #151’ in the subject line of your email application. Due to a large number of applications, we categorize applications with the vacancy numbers. Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.

We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications from qualified women are encouraged

Required Candidate: One


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