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Conflict Advisor (based in Nairobi)

Peace Direct is looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to advise Peace Direct and its partners on the relevance and sensitivity of its programmes on the conflict in Somalia. In particular, the consultant will directly oversee the development of peacebuilding strategies, including necessary research, for an EU funded project in Kismayo, Somalia.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in field research and in high quality writing for publication. Experience of peacebuilding and of the Somalia context, are highly desirable. We are looking for someone who has excellent relationship building and facilitation skills with a wide range of people, can speak fluent Somali and will be able to travel and work effectively in Somalia, particularly in and around Kismayo.

This post is based in Nairobi. For more information, please see the attached job description and person specification. Only completed application forms will be accepted. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 4 July (UK time). Applications should be sent to recruitment@peacedirect.org.

 

Consultant required: strengthening local peacebuilding in Unity State, South Sudan

Peace Direct is an international NGO that works with local people to stop violent conflict and build sustainable peace. We support local organisations in ten countries around the world and advocate for locally led approaches to preventing conflict and building peace.

The overall aim of this consultancy is to identify competent and effective local peacebuilders in Unity State, South Sudan and work with them to help understand the obstacles and opportunities for local peacebuilding. For more information, see this document.

 

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