Civil Peace Service (CPS) Advisor

at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX


Civil Peace Service (CPS) Advisor (m/f/d) on conflict sensitive land governance, Kampala, Uganda

Your tasks

Support mainstreaming of conflict sensitivity throughout all processes and projects of LANDnet Uganda
Facilitate capacity building for all LANDnet staff on conflict sensitive approaches as well as for target groups and partners of LANDnet and GIZ CPS
Advise LANDnet staff on creative and participatory adult training methods and develop training tools and methods in relation to conflict sensitive land governance
Support the development and implementation of a project on conflict sensitive land governance in Uganda, including strategy development, as well as the of trainings and education material
Support strategic planning and general organisational development of LANDnet
Support fundraising efforts to ensure the sustainability of the conflict sensitivity land governance project
Support networking and knowledge exchange with other GIZ CPS partners in Uganda
Your profile

University degree in the field of peace and conflict research, organisational development, sociology, law or comparable qualification
Expertise in advising partner organisations in different countries and flexibility to adjust to a new working environment
Working experience in participatory and needs-oriented planning and implementation of projects for peacebuilding and conflict transformation
Profound knowledge of conflict sensitivity methods and tools
Practical experience in the organisation and moderation of workshops and experience in participatory and creative adult training methods
Experience in fundraising and proposal development
Knowledge and experience in the field of land rights and conflicts in Africa is a strong advantage
Location information

Place of residence: Kampala

Climate: subtropical
Health care: good local medical facilities (hospitals, clinics and specialist doctors)
Shopping and other supplies: very good range of shops (almost European standard), many international restaurants
Travel to location: regular flights to Entebbe international airport
Schools and school fees: good international schools. The school fees are reimbursed according to the GIZ guidelines for development workers.
Other: Kampala is a family-friendly location with a large international community and a wide range of leisure opportunities
The security situation requires heightened vigilance. 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 working environment is subject to special restrictions on the freedom of movement. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself which forms of relationships are legally and socially accepted in the country of deployment.

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