Civil Peace Service Advisor

GIZ Nepal

The registered offices of GIZ are in Bonn and Eschborn. In 2019, we generated a business volume of around EUR 3.1 billion. Our 22,199 employees, almost 70 per cent of whom are national staff, work in around 120 countries. As a recognised development service provider, we currently have 556 development workers in action in partner countries. Furthermore, in 2019, the…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive /
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    Job Level : Senior Level
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    Job Experience : 7+ Years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Mar 08, 2021

Job Description

GIZ’s Civil Peace Service (CPS) programme „Systematic strengthening and linking of local and national potentials for peace in a post-conflict phase” in Nepal aims at creating spaces for non-violent conflict transformation. It does so through support to community mediation, dialogue forums, Nonviolent Communication and theatre for conflict transformation. CPS further works with local actors to promote holistic approaches to Dealing with the Past, that promote justice, reconciliation and healing. Forum for Protection of Public Interest (Pro Public) is an Non-governmental-organization dedicated to the cause of public interest. The partnership between CPS and Pro Public aims to promote harmonious and peaceful society in Nepal by helping to strengthen Pro Public’s ongoing mediation program and support the transitional justice process through Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and restorative dialogue.

  • Facilitate trainings for provincial and local (non-)governmental actors
  • Facilitate or provide support for the regular meetings of the NVC practice group Nepal as well as the professional development of Nepalese NVC practitioners who are interested in becoming NVC trainers, including those registered as certification candidates with the Center for Nonviolent Communication
  • Facilitate Peace Education for creating a culture of peace and nonviolence in educational institutions and provide support in establishment of no-fault classrooms
  • Support strengthening the larger NVC community in Nepal by field visits and exploration of opportunities for continued international NVC trainings
  • Assistance for the implementation and expansion of Pro Public’s other peacebuilding programmes
  • Support advocacy processes in Pro Public
  • Contribute to conceptualizing and implementing infrastructures for peace like mediation, NVC, dialogue

Required Qualification & Experience

  • University degree in social work, social science, peace and conflict studies, psychology, economical science or a related field
  • Nonviolent Communication training experience and skills in Training of Trainers in NVC and minimum 50 hours of NVC training received by certified NVC trainers
  • International experience in healing and reconciliation and in working with participants who have experienced violence
  • Knowledge of Peace Education in creating culture of peace and nonviolence in education institutions. Knowledge of would be an advantage
  • Knowledge on Child Psychology, Effective Parenting and Emotional Intelligence and infrastructures for peace would be an advantage
  • Knowledge on mediation and dialogue facilitation in socio-political contexts would be an advantage
  • Ability to deal constructively with ambiguity and be a positive, flexible and constructive member of a team
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of Nepali language would be an asset or willingness to learn Nepali language

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