Catholic Relief Services Technical Advisor I – Peace building Jobs in Ethiopia

Catholic Relief Services Technical Advisor I – Peace building Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 219012

Category: Development and Project Management

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

About CRS: “Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations.

We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.”

In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958.

At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations.

CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio currently focusing on community-based food and livelihood security through activities in agriculture, health, peacebuilding, WASH, emergency relief, and savings and lending.

CRS is active in nearly all regions of Ethiopia: Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNPR), Somali, Benishangul Gumuz, Afar, and Dire Dawa Regions.

CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following position;

Position Title: Technical Advisor I-Peace Building

Duty Station: CRS/Addis Ababa Office

Employment Term: Indefinite term contingent upon funding of the program

Reports To: Senior Program Manager

Application Deadline: August 25, 2019

Job Summary:

As a member of the Peacebuilding program unit, you will provide technical lead for CRS peacebuilding activities in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable.

Your thorough and service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of CRS Ethiopia peacebuilding activities throughout the project cycle in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.
  • Develop tools and activities on build peacebuilding, conflict prevention and conflict resolution for different groups in
    the community.
  • Conduct conflict analysis and peacebuilding needs of communities in CRS intervention areas as may be required.
  • Support the preparation of high-quality reports as needed by the local government, donors, the region or headquarters.
  • Provide technical expertise in the development of concept notes and proposals for peacebuilding projects.
  • Identify capacity building needs and provide peacebuilding training as required for staff, beneficiaries, and partners.
  • Ensure the proper utilization of the project budget as per the DIP in line with CRS and donor financial guideline and procedure.
  • Develop tools/ methodologies to successfully mainstream peacebuilding in to different CRS programs and projects.
  • Develop/adopt standardized peace building curriculum for the different target audiences in collaboration with partners
  • Provide any support to peacebuilding, protection and partnership program unit as may be requested by the supervisor.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of peace building activities in-line with the CP priorities and CP strategy

  • Ensure the creation of strong partnership with the government Universities, local partners and other organizations involved in peace building activities.

    Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Conflict Studies, Political Sciences and International Relations, Law, Social Sciences

  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience on peacebuilding programs
  • Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, government, other peer organizations
  • Fluency in English and the local language
  • Able to work on a high level with Word, Power Point, and Excel
  • A previous experience in an international NGOs is a strong advantage

    Personal Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment with good interpersonal skills
  • Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment
  • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners and community members
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented

    How to Apply

    Please enter via to fill a form and attach your up-to-date CV before the application deadline, August 25, 2019.

    Applications should be submitted by August 25, 2019 up to 5:00 PM, late submission will not be accepted. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. Phone solicitations cannot be accepted. You will be contacted only if you are selected for written exam/interview.

    ** Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply**

    CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Catholic Relief Services Technical Advisor I – Peace building Jobs in Ethiopia

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