Interpeace is an international organization for peacebuilding that supports locally led peacebuilding initiatives around the world. Interpeace tailors its approach to each society and ensures that the work is locally driven. Together with local partners and local teams, Interpeace jointly develops peacebuilding programmes and helps establish processes of change that connect local communities, civil society, government and the international community.
As a strategic partner of the United Nations, Interpeace is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and has offices around the world.
For more information about Interpeace, please visit www.interpeace.org
Position within the Organization
The Programme Advisor (PA) is a member of the Somali Programme Team (SPT) which supports the management and implemention of all Interpeace’s programmes in Somalia.
The Programme Advisor reports to the Country Coordinator.
Purpose and General Overview
The Programme Advisor (PA) is a key advisor to and member of the Somali Programme Team (SPT), advising on the overall strategic direction of the programme, enagaging in track 1 activties as well as advising the various members of the Somali team, the programme partners, and those associated with the lnterpeace Somalia Programme. He will also play a key role in shaping lnterpeace’s understanding of the contextual needs with a view of strengthening the overall Somali reconciliation and peacebuilding efforts.
The duties of the Programme Advisor cover 4 areas:
Duties and responsibilities
Advocacy, lobbying and relationship support
Programme Management and Development
Management – institutional coherence
Candidates with relevant qualifications, experience, a tertiary degree, and fluent in English and Somali, are invited to apply.
Relevant experience and qualifications may include:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application to [email protected] no later than 18 April 2021. “Programme Advisor Mogadishu” MUST BE included in the subject line of the application email to be considered. The application must include:
Have you ever been criminally convicted or subject to any criminal or administrative penalty by any competent authority? If yes, please specify:
Have you ever been terminated or separated (e.g. contract termination, dismissal, non-renewal) or subject to any disciplinary measure or sanction by your employer for fraud, harassment, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse?
Have you ever resigned while under investigation or during disciplinary proceedings?
I confirm the accuracy of the information provided, with the understanding that Interpeace will conduct reference checks to verify relevant information.
I understand that if any false or misleading information is provided in my application, or any material fact suppressed, I may not be employed, of if I am employed, I may be dismissed.
Interpeace values diversity among its staff and aims to achieve gender equality both through gender parity at all levels of the organisation and the promotion of a gender dimension in all its work. We welcome applications from women and men, and those with disabilities.
Please note that due to high volume of applications, ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.