VACANCY: Specialist in advocacy - Cameroon

Vacancy Summary

  • Organisation Type: Government / non profit
  • Sector: NGOs / Government
  • Field of Expertise: Specialist
  • Work Experience: 6-10 years
  • Benefits included: Accommodation, International insurance
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Mar 06, 2023
  • Vacancy closing date: Mar 26, 2023

Job Description

Specialist in advocacy work for internally displaced persons (m/f/x), Yaoundé, Cameroon

Specialist for interreligious dialogue and trauma work (m/f/x), Nairobi, Kenya

AGIAMONDO e.V. is the personnel service of German Catholics for development cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (ZFD), we offer professionals the opportunity for meaningful service in cooperation with local development actors. The ZFD 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 Kenya, AGIAMONDO aims to contribute to civil conflict transformation there through peacebuilding measures.

To support the interreligious peace work, we are looking for a Specialist in advocacy for internally displaced persons (m/f/x), Yaoundé, Cameroon

Your new role:
-You advise and support the advocacy work of the partner organization and thus contribute to peaceful coexistence as well as peaceful conflict resolution between IDPs and the original population.
-You will train your colleagues in participatory advocacy techniques and adult education.
-You support the creation of effective and sustainable advocacy campaigns.
-You will accompany the monitoring of the campaigns and support and train the monitoring teams in the different regions (traveling).
-You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds in the field according to donor guidelines and Agiamondo requirements. In doing so, you will work in partnership with the partner organization.

Your profile:

-You have a university degree in political, social or communication sciences; professional experience in the African context is advantageous.
-You bring practical knowledge of structuring and implementing lobby and advocacy campaigns.
-You have experience in refugee and IDP work.
-You enjoy empowering people in their activities, accompanying them in their further development and bring practical experience in adult education.
-You belong to a Christian church, can act appropriately in a church environment and identify with Christian values.
-You are a citizen of the EU or Switzerland and speak English and French very well.

What AGIAMONDO offers:

-Subsistence payments
-Social benefits
-Private insurance
-Personnel development
-Health care
-Cost coverage

Are you interested in becoming a Specialist in advocacy for internally displaced persons (m/f/x), Yaoundé, Cameroon? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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