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Team leader - Russian-speaking Conflict transformation expert (880 working days over 48 months), multi MEDA-MENA (Brussels, Belgium)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Contract:
Long-term
Deadline:
17/04/2020
Location:
multi MEDA-MENA (Brussels, Belgium)
Project:
EU4Dialogue: Supporting Understanding between Conflict Parties (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova)

SOFRECO in partnership with International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH, France) and German-Russian Exchange DRA (Germany) have been shortlisted for preparation of EU funded project "EU4Dialogue: Supporting understanding between conflict parties", covering Georgian Azerbaijan, Armenia and Moldova.


The overall objective of this EU-funded action is to contribute to the transformation of the unresolved conflicts in the Eastern Partnership region (Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan). The action will build on a regional, individual and multi-country approach, promoting EU best practices and ensuring compliance with human rights law, including on gender equality, and the new EU Strategy on Women, Peace and Security. Its specific objective is to establish an environment conducive to diffusing tension and fostering better understanding amongst the conflicting parties and stakeholders.


The project should start in July 2020 for an overall duration of 48 months.


QUALIFICATION

We are currently looking for a full-time Team Leader (minimum 880 working days over 48 months) with next profile:


Qualifications and skills


  • Master's Degree or equivalent diploma in Public Administration, Political and/or Social Sciences, International Relations or other relevant discipline;
  • In absence of a Master's Degree, relevant professional experience of at least 5 years to be added to the required general professional experience;
  • Excellent oral communication and drafting skills in English;
  • Working knowledge of Russian (speaking and understanding) is required;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Experience in dealing with sensitive files and interacting with high-level interlocutors.

General professional experience


  • Experience of at least 2 years in working with (or in cooperation with) EU institutions will be considered an asset, in particular on conflict transformation, confidence building and dialogue related processes in at least 2 projects.

 Specific professional experience


  • A minimum of 7 years post-graduate experience in the field of conflict transformation and conflict resolution or peacebuilding;
  • A minimum of 5 years of fieldwork experience in developing and/or fragile countries, including interacting with international and regional organisations and with civil society;
  • Work experience of at least 2 years in the field of confidence building, conflict transformation and dialogue gained in at least 2 projects.

The Team Leader/Project Manager will manage and coordinate the implementation of the contract. Her/his work time will be spent between the "operational base" in Brussels and missions in the field. If you are interested and available for this assignment, please share with us your updated CV. Only successful candidates will be invited for the interview.


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