Civil Peace Service (CPS) Advisor (m/f/d) - Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) - Tenders Global

Civil Peace Service (CPS) Advisor (m/f/d) – Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME)

  • Contract
  • Kenia
  • Posted 1 week ago

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in 120 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you’ve come to the right place.

Job description

The Civil Peace Service (CPS) is a program for violence prevention and peacebuilding in crisis and conflict regions. In Kenya, the CPS contributes to the transformation of violent conflicts in the context of social inequalities. The program supports civil society and governmental partner organizations that are committed to strengthening civil conflict transformation through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, the establishment of dialogue structures and psychosocial support services. Further, since 2014, CPS also works within the special initiative “Displaced Persons and Host Communities“. It focuses on reconciliation between (Internally) Displaced Persons and host communities, strengthening cooperation between displaced persons, host communities and government, as well as advocacy and legal awareness raising.
The advisor is responsible for project monitoring and evaluation. Further areas of focus are knowledge management regarding the overall programme implementation and its intended outcomes as well as the compliance with GIZ / CPS guidelines.

Your tasks

  • Support the CPS Coordinator and programme team regarding conflict sensitive planning, monitoring and evaluation (PME) of the CPS
  • Strengthen the capacity of the CPS Programme and its local partners in PME, by developing an overarching PME system.
  • Assist CPS partner organisations on a need’s basis regarding matters of PME, e.g., strategies of conflict transformation, knowledge management, conflict sensitive planning, et al.
  • Filing of project documentation into the CPS knowledge management system as well as assisting the CPS management in replying to queries regarding the project
  • Preparing proposals and reports to the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany
  • Review of partner proposals and reports according to the guidelines of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany
  • Enhance the capacity of the CPS programme and its local partners regarding conflict transformation methods and its best practices through knowledge transfer
  • Improve the integration of cross-cutting issues, such as Do No Harm, Human Rights and Gender Equality

Your profile

  • Degree in social sciences, peace and conflict management or related discipline. Trainings in PME are an advantage
  • Many years of work experience in the peace building and/or development sector, preferably abroad
  • Demonstrated work experience in PME, preferably in the peace building sector; knowledge of GIZ rules and regulations and CPS PME Guide is an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of German development policy and instruments as well as civil society sector
  • Very good analytical skills and solution orientation as well as high level of conflict sensitivity
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team
  • High level of frustration tolerance, flexibility as well as intercultural sensitivity
  • Business fluent in English; a good knowledge of German is an asset; willingness to learn Kiswahili

Location information

We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in Kenya.

The security situation is tense. Tailored security risk mitigation measures are in place for GIZ staff in country. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the county-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. GIZ runs a professional security risk management system in the field of deployment. The freedom of movement is restricted.

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GIZ’s Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.

Willingness to travel on a regular basis is required.

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About us

The basis for service as a development worker is the Development Workers Act (EhfG) and a comprehensive package of benefits based on it. This includes, among other things, targeted professional and personal preparation. We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, globally active development institution. Your competencies are in demand in an interdisciplinary team on site.

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued – regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, social background, age or sexual orientation.

We support equal opportunities and welcome applications from people with disabilities.

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