Deadline: 3 December 2020
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Peace & Community Cohesion Officer in Kuajok, South Sudan. The duration of this post is 12 Months.
UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Peace & Community Cohesion Officer will perform the following functions-
- Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of peace and community cohesion related activities
- Maintain regular communication and coordination with relevant partners, CSOs and local and national Government counterparts to ensure timely implementation of project activities.
- Facilitate and provide technical inputs for the implementation of peace and community cohesion related activities, enabling delivery of high quality outputs and activity results as per the PaCC project documents.
- Strengthen synergies with/between PaCC activities and work of other UNDP projects/UN Agencies/other relevant partners to ensure the achievement of integrated results.
- Support the strengthening/capacity development of local peace infrastructure and civil society partners
- Facilitate the strengthening of local peace infrastructure, such as peace committees, Council of Traditional Authorities and Leaders (COTAL) to encourage joint and inclusive and gender sensitive peace building approaches at the local level.
- Monitor and provide technical inputs /advice to the CSOs implementing parts of the UNDP’s Peace and Community Cohesion related work to ensure the achievement of result that are aligned to human rights and gender gender and conflict sensitive.
Identify capacity needs of local peace partners/structures and support the design and implementation of capacity development initiatives.
- Support gender and conflict mapping and analysis, monitoring and evaluation and lessons learned studies
- Promote community-led participatory conflict and context analyses to inform project programming.
- Monitor and assess activity progress against the project’s Annual Work Plan targets and indicators.
- Ensure the project lessons learned and best practices are captured, documented and periodically shared.
- Support identification of new entry points for PaCC activities that contribute to social cohesion and community security.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in political or social sciences, international development, conflict studies or other related field.
- 5 year’s of relevant professional experience at the national or international level in development work related to peace building and/or conflict transformation, preferably in post-conflict settings.
- Experience in working with CSOs to promote peace and reconciliation especially at the grassroots level preferred.
- Excellent command of common Microsoft Office programs is a requirement.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Written and spoken English is essential.
- Knowledge of Arabic is an added advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNDP.