• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : SECURITY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • University degree in social / political / law / cultural studies or comparable professional qualifications, if possible with a focus on peace and conflict studies. Several years of work experience in civil conflict management / peacebuilding in the region, experience as advisor in the civil peace service is desirable. Comprehensive knowledge and experience of conflict-sensitive steering and implementation of peacebuilding projects, including budget responsibility and team leadership. Proven experience in politically sensitive working contexts and in dealing with sensitive partner orientated negotiation processes. Knowledge and experience with approaches of psychosocial support for traumatized persons and groups are an advantage. High advisory skills, team orientation and intercultural sensitivity. In addition to fluent English and French, you also have fluent knowledge of German, both oral and written. High tolerance for frustration and a high degree of perseverance.

Job Description:

  • As a program coordinator, you build up and manage the new CPS program “Promotion of civil society cooperation and participation of young people in social processes as a contribution to violence prevention and peace building” by GIZ in Cameroon. The Cameroon CPS country program is part of the global CPS program. The program supports civil society organizations that are committed to the constructive non-violent dealing of conflicts and peacebuilding, as well as strengthening social cohesion in Cameroon. It aims to prevent the escalation of violence. The approaches of the CPS in Cameroon include the promotion of dialogue skills, the strengthening of civil society networks at all levels, as well as the promotion of the participation of young women and men in social and local political processes. The development of an offer of psychosocial support for CPS partner organisations and their target groups should promote the conscious and constructive dealing with stress and trauma and thus contribute to strengthening their resilience. In cooperation with the steering team program in Germany, you build a team of up to five seconded CPS advisors and national CPS specialists as well as national administrative staff. You will also shape the content-related collaboration with the future partner organizations. Your tasks Building up and management of the GIZ CPS program in Cameroon based on the approved project proposal and the CPS country strategy. Technical and disciplinary leadership of national and international CPS advisors; You support the selection of qualified staff and ensure their introduction and professional development in CPS. Budget management: financial planning and financial monitoring and ensuring the appropriated use of the CPS budget in order to guarantee financial reporting. Communication and coordination with the CPS program management in GIZ headquarters in Bonn, the GIZ country office and the German embassy in Yaoundé; Accompanying the CPS advisors and partner organizations in the impact-oriented planning and implementation of activities and in building up knowledge management processes based on professional quality standards. Elaboration and support of agreements with local partner organisations on cooperation and service provision. Networking and strategic coordination with other GIZ programs, state institutions, national and international organizations in the context of civil conflict management as well as coordination with the CPS programs of the AGIAMONDO and Bread for the World. You are responsible for the public relations and networking of the CPS program. For more information and how to apply, go to, https://jobs.giz.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=53065