Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH Conflict Transformation / Peace Building Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH Conflict Transformation / Peace Building Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 221928

Category: Social Sciences and Community

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

Conflict Transformation / Peace Building Expert (Re-advertisement)

Internal/External Vacancy #151/2019

GIZ-CPS programme


As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes.

In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors.

Germany’s Civil Peace Service (CPS) operates in many regions around the world. It deploys trained peace experts who work with local partners in the long term.

In Ethiopia, the CPS takes a systemic approach to conflict transformation working across different sectors and on the local, regional and federal level.

In order to achieve its objectives, GIZ CPS it is looking for a Conflict Transformation/ Peace Building Expert to support the CPS Program Office in Addis Ababa.

Position: Conflict Transformation / Peace Building Expert –

Place of Work: Addis Ababa

Required Candidate: One

Application deadline: September 14, 2019


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:

  • Conceptionalize 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
    partners 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 Requirements

    Required qualifications, competences and experience

    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, power point, outlook)

    How to Apply

    Application procedure:

    Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or Email:

    Note: -

    Please make sure you mention the Vacancy Number ‘National Expert Nurse #146/2019’ in the subject line of your email application. Due to large number of applications we categorise 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

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH Conflict Transformation / Peace Building Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

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