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    The Life & Peace Institute (LPI) is an international centre that supports and promotes non-violent approaches to conflict transformation through a combination of research and action that entails the strengthening of existing local capacities and enhancing preconditions for building peace.

    Somalia Programme Advisor

     

    Position: Somalia Programme Advisor

    Location: Nairobi, with frequent travel to Somalia

    General Terms of Reference

    • Play a key role in the design, implementation, and monitoring of LPI’s Somalia Programme 2017-2020, including the development of new projects.
    • Provide methodological and technical support to LPI’s partners to strengthen their peacebuilding engagement (conflict analysis, conflict sensitivity etc.) and organisational development.
    • Maintains a solid and up-to-date understanding of dynamics in Somalia and the region, and proactively manages changes in the programme’s scope; identifies potential crisis and devises contingency plans.
    • Ensure regular presence and close accompaniment of LPI’s partners in the field as part of programme implementation; this requires frequent travel within Somalia.
    • Ensure timely and regular reporting on project implementation to the immediate line manager and contribute to donor liaison and reporting.
    • Actively contribute to the design and implementation of relevant participatory research products and/or policy engagement with a range of policy actors and influencers in Somalia and abroad.
    • Document “Success stories” and other information to contribute to organisational reporting and learning.
    • Liaise and collaborate with other peacebuilders, civil society and academia at local, regional and international levels.
    • Any other tasks as assigned by line manager.

    Work Relationships: Country Manager, Programme Manager, Finance & Admin Unit, LPI Partners, Kenya Programme team, Somalia Programme Advisors, Director of Programmes, Director of Global Policy, Global Comms Advisor.

    Education, knowledge and skills

    • Professional experience implementing peacebuilding and conflict transformation programmes.
    • Professional experience in participatory research design, development of tools, data collection, analysis and writing research outcomes and/or experience engaging policymakers and influencers at different levels (including drafting of policy briefs).
    • University degree in peacebuilding, development studies or other relevant fields (political and social sciences). Bachelor with relevant skills and experience (5+ years) may be considered. Master’s preferred.
    • Excellent analytical writer (English). Fluency in both spoken and written Somali language required.
    • Demonstrated interest in peacebuilding field and NGO experience a strong asset.
    • Able to travel to field locations across south central Somalia.
    • Balanced, mature personality with developed diplomatic/ interpersonal skills.
    • Able to cope with working in stressful environments.
    • Eager and flexible mind, willing to acquire new skills on the job.
    • The candidate does not require a work permit to work in Kenya.

    Method of Application

    Send a one-page letter detailing your qualifications and interests in the subject area and a full CV to nairobi@life-peace.org. Please state “Somalia Programme Advisor” as a reference in the subject line of the email. The deadline is 19th August 2018, at 23.00 EAT. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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