Civil Peace Service - CPS Worker for strategy development and networking (m/f/x)


Organization Name: AGIAMONDO
Location: Bogot√°, Colombia
Apply email: Not Specified
Start Date: 10 May 2024, 02:10 pm
Closing Date: 06 Jun 2024, 12:00 am

AGIAMONDO e.V. is the personnel service of the German Catholics for Development Cooperation. The Civil Peace Service (CPS) offers development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in Columbia, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures.

The Comisión de Conciliación Nacional (CCN) acts as a reconciliation commission within the unification process in various armed conflicts in the country. In doing so, it promotes respect for human rights and peaceful politics.

CCN is looking for a dedicated professional to support the team in Bogotá and advance the work in the regions through expertise in international peacebuilding.

Your tasks
You support the CCN and its partners with context and conflict analyses and develop proposals for peacebuilding measures.
You will contribute to the planning and implementation of an educational communication strategy for truth, reconciliation, conflict transformation and advocacy.
You support the regional pastoral offices in the development and implementation of strategies and processes in the area of reconciliation and peace.
You promote exchange and networking between regional pastoral offices and the CCN.
You will be responsible for the proper spending and administration of financial resources on the ground in accordance with donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO specifications. You will work in partnership with colleagues from the partner organization.

Your profile
You have a relevant university degree in a social science or humanities subject such as political science, sociology, anthropology, peace studies or a comparable discipline.
You have at least 5 years of professional experience in working with various civil society actors, ideally also with church structures.
You have expertise in conflict transformation mechanisms and analytical methods/conflict analysis. You are characterized by knowledge of best practices in peacebuilding in (post-)conflict countries.
You can look back on experience of working in conflict zones and have several years of experience abroad, ideally in Latin America.
Experience in communication/public relations, advocacy and political lobbying is desirable.
You are fluent in Spanish. A good command of English is an advantage. A driver's license and driving experience are mandatory.
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 the church's development and peace work.

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