Civil Peace Service (CPS) Advisor (m/f/d) for the SAUP Network

Kambodscha

Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in more than 130 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you've come to the right place.

  • Job-ID: V000047110
  • Location: Phnom Penh
  • Assignment period: 01/01/2022 - 02/29/2024
  • Field: Peace, Security and Emergency
  • Type of employment: full-time
  • Application deadline: 11/03/2021

Job description

The Civil Peace Service (CPS) is a global programme working on the prevention of violence and peacebuilding in crisis and conflict regions. The CPS regional programme Southeast Asian University Partnership for Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation (SAUP) supports three universities in Philippines, Timor-Leste and Cambodia developing curricula for peace and conflict studies. The CPS programme SAUP cooperates with the Center of Conflict Research of Philipps University in Marburg and is linked to the GIZ country offices, the CPS programme coordination is located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Your tasks

  • Strengthen the SAUP network through the development of (online) seminars, trainings, regular exchanges and integration of expertise to meet partner needs in areas such as virtual learning platforms, digital literacy, online safe spaces and internet security
  • Conceptualize and support sustainable structures for the SAUP network in both its digital and professional exchange
  • Advise and support on social media and marketing to promote the visibility of SAUP partners and the SAUP network
  • Effective knowledge management of best practices and lessons learned from SAUP partners
  • Digital Focal Person: manage, improve and coordinate external and internal communications flows between SAUP partners and global CPS

 

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in Media and Communication or comparable studies. 
  • Specialist knowledge and experience in development of tools and curriculum for blended/online learning in formal education as well as knowledge in the field of peace education and conflict transformation; Skills in media design, web applications, and content production are an advantage
  • Experience in developing (digital) network structures and digital literacy interventions as well as experience and skills about digital learning, knowledge transfer and management
  • Many years of practical peace work in post-conflict/conflict setting, preferably in Southeast Asia as well as experience in international project management
  • High level of communication, facilitation and presentation skills, experience in multi-actor partnerships
  • Regional knowledge and high intercultural competence, respect, empathy and experience in working in a resource limited/dormant environment
  • Flexibility, creativity and the ability to adapt to a very dynamic working environment with a high level of resiliency, patience with the ability in self-organization, structured and strategic thinking
  • Fluency in English

 

Location information

We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in Cambodia.

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. A contact person for security risk management is appointed at the local GIZ office. 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.

Further information on country-specific advice from the Federal Foreign Office at https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/.

Notes

GIZ's Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.

Willingness to travel on a regular basis is required.

For general questions from dependent partners about local employment - please contact: map@giz.de.   

A prerequisite for the conclusion of the agreement is the lifting of the restrictions currently in force in the company on the possibilities for travel and business trips in order to contain the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your succesful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails form our recruiting system as spam.

Driving licence is required.

Our benefits

To enable you to get ready for your assignment as a development worker and your outward journey, you will be given outward journey leave following your preparation time in Germany.As well as your basic living allowance, as a development worker you will also receive extensive additional benefits during your assignment (including a foreign service premium, family allowances, private group health insurance).Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network.We will cover a large portion of the childcare costs for dependent children under 14 who are accompanying you if your partner is not doing so and is not a development worker or integrated expert themselves. Most nursery and school fees are paid.You and the members of your family accompanying you will be covered by our health and liability insurance, while your family members will also benefit from accident insurance. In countries in crisis, we operate a comprehensive risk management system for your protection, which minimises personal dangers and risks.We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners.Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course.We will reimburse you for your rental costs based on the rent index for your country as well as paying you an equipment and furnishing allowance on top.As a development worker, you can use the project vehicle for trips to school or to visit a doctor or can receive a monthly lump-sum mobility allowance instead. The project vehicle can also be used for personal trips with your manager’s approval.

About us

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative and worldwide operating institution related to development policy. Your competencies and qualifications are demanded on the spot in an interdisciplinary team. You advise governmental and civil society organizations at local or municipal level. The Development Service of GIZ offers a comprehensive service package. It includes a specific technical and personal preparation. The basis for the deployment of specialists in the development service is the German Development Workers Act (EhfG).

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

Contact

Recruitment and Follow-on assignments Client Portal
+49 6196/79-3200
kundenportal-rueckfragen@giz.de
Job description

The Civil Peace Service (CPS) is a global programme working on the prevention of violence and peacebuilding in crisis and conflict regions. The CPS regional programme Southeast Asian University Partnership for Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation (SAUP) supports three universities in Philippines, Timor-Leste and Cambodia developing curricula for peace and conflict studies. The CPS programme SAUP cooperates with the Center of Conflict Research of Philipps University in Marburg and is linked to the GIZ country offices, the CPS programme coordination is located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Your tasks
  • Strengthen the SAUP network through the development of (online) seminars, trainings, regular exchanges and integration of expertise to meet partner needs in areas such as virtual learning platforms, digital literacy, online safe spaces and internet security
  • Conceptualize and support sustainable structures for the SAUP network in both its digital and professional exchange
  • Advise and support on social media and marketing to promote the visibility of SAUP partners and the SAUP network
  • Effective knowledge management of best practices and lessons learned from SAUP partners
  • Digital Focal Person: manage, improve and coordinate external and internal communications flows between SAUP partners and global CPS

 

Your profile
  • Master’s degree in Media and Communication or comparable studies. 
  • Specialist knowledge and experience in development of tools and curriculum for blended/online learning in formal education as well as knowledge in the field of peace education and conflict transformation; Skills in media design, web applications, and content production are an advantage
  • Experience in developing (digital) network structures and digital literacy interventions as well as experience and skills about digital learning, knowledge transfer and management
  • Many years of practical peace work in post-conflict/conflict setting, preferably in Southeast Asia as well as experience in international project management
  • High level of communication, facilitation and presentation skills, experience in multi-actor partnerships
  • Regional knowledge and high intercultural competence, respect, empathy and experience in working in a resource limited/dormant environment
  • Flexibility, creativity and the ability to adapt to a very dynamic working environment with a high level of resiliency, patience with the ability in self-organization, structured and strategic thinking
  • Fluency in English

 

Location information

We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in Cambodia.

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. A contact person for security risk management is appointed at the local GIZ office. 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.

Further information on country-specific advice from the Federal Foreign Office at https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/.

Notes

GIZ's Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.

Willingness to travel on a regular basis is required.

For general questions from dependent partners about local employment - please contact: map@giz.de.   

A prerequisite for the conclusion of the agreement is the lifting of the restrictions currently in force in the company on the possibilities for travel and business trips in order to contain the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your succesful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails form our recruiting system as spam.

Driving licence is required.

Our benefits
To enable you to get ready for your assignment as a development worker and your outward journey, you will be given outward journey leave following your preparation time in Germany., As well as your basic living allowance, as a development worker you will also receive extensive additional benefits during your assignment (including a foreign service premium, family allowances, private group health insurance)., Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network., We will cover a large portion of the childcare costs for dependent children under 14 who are accompanying you if your partner is not doing so and is not a development worker or integrated expert themselves. Most nursery and school fees are paid., You and the members of your family accompanying you will be covered by our health and liability insurance, while your family members will also benefit from accident insurance. In countries in crisis, we operate a comprehensive risk management system for your protection, which minimises personal dangers and risks., We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners., Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course., We will reimburse you for your rental costs based on the rent index for your country as well as paying you an equipment and furnishing allowance on top., As a development worker, you can use the project vehicle for trips to school or to visit a doctor or can receive a monthly lump-sum mobility allowance instead. The project vehicle can also be used for personal trips with your manager’s approval.
About us

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative and worldwide operating institution related to development policy. Your competencies and qualifications are demanded on the spot in an interdisciplinary team. You advise governmental and civil society organizations at local or municipal level. The Development Service of GIZ offers a comprehensive service package. It includes a specific technical and personal preparation. The basis for the deployment of specialists in the development service is the German Development Workers Act (EhfG).

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

Contact
Recruitment and Follow-on assignments Client Portal
+49 6196/79-3200
kundenportal-rueckfragen@giz.de