Danish Refugee Council Program Specialist- Conflict Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia

Danish Refugee Council Program Specialist- Conflict Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia


Overall Purpose of the Position

  • The Conflict Analysis specialist for Ethiopia & Djibouti leads DRC's efforts in strengthening its organizational capacity to systematically conduct and make use of conflict analysis to inform and shape conflict sensitive programming and advocacy.

  • The Conflict analysis specialist is expected to support ongoing monitoring and analysis of local conflict and security dynamics in all 8 DRC's areas of operation in Tigray, Gambella, Somali, Oromia, SNNPR, Addis Ababa and in Djibouti in close collaboration with the Area managers, technical sector leads, the CO security officer and will maintain a technical line with the Regional Conflict Analysis Coordinator

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strengthen organizational capacity to systematically identify need for, conduct and make use of conflict analysis to inform and shape conflict sensitive programming and advocacy

  • Ongoing monitoring and analysis of local conflicts and security dynamics in DRC’s areas of operation

  • Coordinate and carry out (as relevant) conflict analysis in all 8 areas where DRC operates.

  • Work with programme staff to review programme design in order to ensure conflict sensitive programming.

  • In collaboration with programme and M&E team, develop conflict-sensitive indicators and ensure close monitoring and analysis of the impact of interventions on key indicators related to conflict sensitivity.

  • Conduct trainings on conflict sensitivity for DRC staff across all locations and work with program staff to develop training materials for communities.

  • Identify conflict analysis needs, develop appropriate conflict analysis tools and guidelines, develop training materials for staff

  • Regular field visits to monitor adherence of programming to conflict sensitive approaches

    [All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.

  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

    Job Requirements

    Experience and Technical Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political, Sociology or social anthropology studies from a recognized institution.

  • Master degree in Peace and security studies or other area relevant with this post

  • Minimum of 5 years of humanitarian experience, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in conflict analysis or conflict management

    Experience in program development, management and monitoring mainly in the below areas

  • Conflict sensitivity, Conflict mitigation and Peace building, democracy and Governance.
    Proven experience in conducting research in different regions in Ethiopia

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective and working relations with staff members and other stakeholders.

  • Experience working in cross-cultural, multi-sector and remote environments.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to a rapidly changing operational environment

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post

  • We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies.

  • Please note that we receive applications up to May 17, 2020.

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