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Peacebuilding Project Officer Full-time Job

2023-02-12 21:43   Social science and community   Gambēla   88 views
Job Details
566.53 to 625.10 Euro


Job Requirements

Competencies, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Personal qualities of integrity and commitment to ZOA’s mission; proactive, hands-on and confident communicator who will work positively and helpfully with programmes and operations colleagues in ZOA Ethiopia
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public administration and Management, Development studies, Peace building security and governance, International relations or related fields;
  • Minimum of at least three years’ experience in working on peace building project, governance issues with civil society;
  • Experience in projects planning, Implementation, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning;
  • Knowledge of the key issues and trends in Peace building and conflict resolution;
  • Past work experience in Gambella Regional State is desirable;
  • Ability to work independently as a part of a team to implement the project;
  • Proven analytical skills and ability to think strategically;
  • Fluency in English – written and verbal;
  • Ability to communicate in local languages is desirable;
  • Experience in Field data analysis packages;
  • Effective IT Skills (Microsoft Office);
  • Planning, narrative and financial reporting skills;
  • Communication, tact and negotiation skills;
  • Conceptual understanding of peace building and conflict resolution.
  • Good knowledge and understanding in demonstrating gender awareness and sensitivity and organization code of conduct;
  • Ability and willingness to work as a member of the team, with people of different cultural, and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations;



  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving results in line with ZOA core values;
  • Good knowledge of CHS and capacitate partners to work in adherence to CHS;
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved;
  • Creates a managerial environment in-country to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding.


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for self;
  • Widely shares personal vision for ZOA, engages and motivates others;

Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with own team, colleagues, members, donors and partners;
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength;
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions;
  • Willing to take calculated risks.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency;
  • Always acts in the best interests of children.

How to Apply

ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

 If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via Ethiojobs.net.

CV’s of no more than 3 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. It is our aim to inform all other candidates of their status in the recruitment process within 4 weeks after the vacancy has closed. An assessment may be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Please note that, as part of its recruitment process, ZOA carries out background and reference checks for all candidates. As ZOA participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme, all reference checks include a written questionnaire: the “Statement of Conduct”, which will be sent to past employers regarding Misconduct (such as sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment). 

"Women are highly encouraged to apply for the position"

Also we reserve the right to stop accepting applications before the end date if we find a suitable candidate.




Feb 21, 2023


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