Germany: Planning officer in the Competence Centre for Peace and Emergency Aid

Organization: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Country: Germany
Closing date: 30 Aug 2018

For our operations in Eschborn/ Deutschland, we are looking for an

Planning officer in the Competence Centre for Peace and Emergency Aid

JOB-ID: P1533V004

Field of activity

GIZ implements projects that contribute to conflict resolution and peace. The Competence Centre for Peace and Emergency Aid in the Sectoral Department works in the context of conflict, violence and fragility. The competence centre provides advice on planning and implementing projects in the areas of ‘peacebuilding and crisis prevention’, ‘emergency and transitional aid’, ‘displacement and migration’, ‘reconstruction for crisis prevention/stabilisation’ and ‘disaster risk management’. In addition, the competence centre is responsible for managing technical knowledge, innovation and cooperation in these areas and ensures that methodological expertise is available within GIZ for dealing with conflict and fragility.

Your tasks

  • Preparing, designing and implementing projects relating to emergency and transitional aid and reconstruction for crisis prevention, also in conjunction with the special initiative on displacement and disaster risk management
  • Developing, drawing up and passing on concepts, methods and instruments in the area of transitional aid, especially at the interfaces to both humanitarian aid and long-term development cooperation
  • Handling knowledge management in the area of transitional aid and reconstruction for crisis prevention (e.g. regarding humanitarian aid, business continuity management, the special initiative on displacement and business development measures)
  • Participating in relevant internal and external sector networks
  • Maintaining and expanding cooperation with partners and relevant institutions

Your profile

  • University-level degree (master’s or diploma) in social or political sciences, for instance peace and conflict research
  • Several years of professional experience in planning and implementing projects in transitional aid, reconstruction for crisis prevention, disaster management or humanitarian aid
  • Excellent knowledge in at least one other specialist field: emergency and transitional aid, reconstruction for crisis prevention, humanitarian aid and disaster risk management
  • Knowledge and application experience relating to concepts and methods for working in conflict, violence and fragility (linking relief, rehabilitation and development (LRRD), do no harm, context and risk analysis, including peace and conflict assessment (PCA))
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills, commitment to the role of consultant/advisor and service orientation
  • Fluent in business German and English, good French language skills

Assignment period

11/01/2018 – 10/31/2021

If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 08/30/2018.

How to apply:

For further information: https://jobs.giz.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=39022

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