Advisor for GIS and land surveying for the mediation of land conflicts (m/f/x)   - Tenders Global

Advisor for GIS and land surveying for the mediation of land conflicts (m/f/x)  



Company presentation

For 60 years, AGIAMONDO (until 2019 AGEH) has been a reliable partner for development workers and a key source of specialist personnel for many church and other civil society organisations active in the field of international development cooperation work. As a state-recognised personnel service provider, we supply qualified Christian-oriented experts from all EU countries for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America or Central or Eastern Europe. Since being founded by Catholic associations and organisations in 1959, AGIAMONDO has supplied over 6,000 experts for development projects.

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AGIAMONDO is the personnel service of German Catholics for development cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (CPS), we offer professionals the opportunity for meaningful service in cooperation with local development actors. The CPS is a personnel program for violence prevention and peacebuilding in crisis and conflict regions. It works for a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Together with church and civil society partner organizations in Uganda, AGIAMONDO wants to contribute to the civil conflict resolution there and to the sustainable and just development of the country through peacebuilding measures.


The land department of the diocese of Moroto plays an important role in the challenging circumstances of the Karamoja region. Violent clashes regularly occur here due to resource discoveries, population growth and cattle rustling, which have a major impact on the daily lives of the Karamajong population. In this context, there is an urgent need for education on land rights issues. The Land Unit is particularly committed to protecting communal land through collective land titles in order to prevent land grabbing and secure people’s livelihoods.


To support our partner organization, we are looking for the next possible date a Consultant for GIS and land surveying for the mediation of land conflicts (m/f/x).



Your tasks

  • You will support the further training of employees of the Diocese of Moroto in dealing with land rights issues, particularly in the areas of land surveying, documentation of property claims and the use of geoinformation systems.
  • With your technical expertise in the above-mentioned areas, you will support the activities of the Land Department in non-violent conflict resolution, especially in the context of land conflict mediation.
  • You will strengthen the strategic planning of the activities of the Land Unit of the Diocese of Moroto.
  • You will support networking, coordination and cooperation between different actors working on land rights in the region.
  • You will be responsible for the proper spending and administration of CPS funds on the ground in accordance with donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO requirements. You will work in partnership with the land department of the Diocese of Moroto.



Your profile

  • You have a university degree in geography, agriculture, forestry, environmental or climate sciences, sustainable development or a comparable specialisation.
  • You are characterised by knowledge of land surveying and a confident use of geographic information systems (GIS).
  • You have experience of working outside Europe, ideally in Africa.
  • You are fluent in English and have a car driving licence.
  • Experience in organising and conducting training courses and workshops is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience in participatory methods of conflict management and transformation are a bonus.
  • You are an EU citizen or Swiss national and, as a member of a Christian church, you are committed to the goals and concerns of church development and peace work.


  • Individual and comprehensive preparation 
  • Three-year contract, social security and remuneration according to the Development Aid Act 
  • Further training in the country, language or other professional skills as well as coaching and supervision, individual counseling


Have we aroused your interest? Then apply via our online application portal.


More details

Working hours (%): 80-100%

Macro-area: Sub-Saharan Africa

Level of experience: Professional, 3 to 5 years

Area of work Definition: Documentation, Knowledge Management, Research, Analysis

Type of organisation: Foundations and Private Sector

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