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The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.

AFSC have a vacancy for Consultancy – Mid-term evaluation of the Somalia Peace Program: Youth, Leadership and Peaceful Coexistence to be carried out within 12 days within the following key outputs:

  • A report capturing the assessment of progress made towards the intended outcome and of relevant outputs, lessons learned concerning best and/or less than ideal practices in producing outputs and achieving the outcome, and strategies and recommendations for continued AFSC Somalia Programming.

  • A comprehensive 3 years program proposal with budgets aligned to and consistent with identified strategies and recommendations and a strong focus on youth, peace and leadership development and aspects of advocacy and linkages between Somalia and the horn of Africa region.

    Essential attributes:

  • Extensive experience on needs assessment and conflict analysis
  • Knowledge of Somalia and itssocio-political context
  • Proven experience in formulation of strategic direction, program planning processes and proposal development
  • Experience of working on conflict transformation, youth, peace building and livelihood restoration programs
  • Excellent written and spoken English language

    Desirable attributes

  • Working knowledge of NGOs specifically faith-inspired
  • Knowledge of RPP (reflecting on peace and practice) methods
  • Knowledge of Somali languages (a team of two – with one who has knowledge of Somali language can be explored)

    If interested in the assignment, please send a CV, motivation letter, and names of 3 references (one being the most recent assignment) should be addressed to the undersigned on or before May 28, 2013.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    P.O. Box 66448 – 00800
    Nairobi, Kenya
    Or email: afscafricajob [at] yahoo.com

    The AFSC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    For more information and application, see: Country Representative

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