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UN Jobs in Sudan-Peacebuilding Advisor

Sudan

Opportunity Deadline

04/04/2023

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Job Description

2 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree, Master Degree
Sudan

About Organization

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, working in over 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality, and promote sustainable development. The UNDP supports countries in their efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a range of programs and initiatives focused on areas such as poverty reduction, democratic governance, climate action, and gender equality.

About UN Jobs in Sudan-Peacebuilding Advisor

According to the R-ARCSS, a Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU) was established in February 2020, which signaled a rekindled hope of putting South Sudan on the path to peace and development. Under Governance Cluster, Chapter 1, Article 1.10.1 of the R-ARCSS, the Republic of South Sudan was to have a Ministry of Peacebuilding. (1.10.2.6).

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The Ministry of Peace Building is charged with developing and putting into action institutions and policies that support social cohesiveness, peace, dialogue, nonviolence, and prevention of psychosocial problems and trauma healing in South Sudanese communities.

A peaceful, democratic, stable, and diversified society that upholds social fairness, freedom for everyone, and the peaceful resolution of disputes is the Ministry of Peace Building’s vision.

Responsibilities:

Give the South Sudanese Ministry of Peace Building technical recommendations to the government:

  • to effectively implement the National Peacebuilding Policy, the National Strategic Action Plan against Hate Speech, and the South Sudan Strategic Framework for Peacebuilding;
  • supplying technical assistance to UNDP and other international partners in the effective and efficient implementation of the Ministry’s 2023 annual work plan;
  • Provide technical support and advice on risk reduction, peacebuilding, and conflict prevention.

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Give South Sudan’s inclusion on the agenda of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) technical support:

  • To support the setting up of, and ensuring  the effective functioning of the Joint  Steering  Committee  and the Technical Working Group on Peacebuilding Coordination;
  • To strengthen the overall technical capacity of the Ministry of Peacebuilding to effectively deliver on is mandate and functions.

Create training that is unique to the context for local peacebuilders, including women, youth, chiefs, and elders:

  • oversee the creation, operationalization, and execution of project activities related to risk reduction and conflict avoidance, including potential initiatives to promote communication, inclusiveness, and trust-building, including in various recovery clusters, as appropriate;
  • To ensure that programming is sensitive to conflicts and tailored to the context and implementation environment, offer guidance and helpful support;
  • Contribute to the preparation of concept notes, project proposals and other project documents.

establishing and enhancing networks and collaborations with institutions from both the public and private sectors;

  • Support the Ministry of Peace Building senior leadership on engagements with national actors on peacebuilding matters; accompany these engagements as needed;

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  • Facilitate mapping and identifying opportunities for strategic partnerships with UNCT, donors, I/NGOs, CSOs, think tanks and the private sector;
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with national and local actors, and especially civil society, academia, local government organizations, women’s groups and youth groups engaged in conflict prevention/ peacebuilding work and support the design and facilitation of national multi-stakeholder processes as necessary;
  • Participate in and contribute to relevant meetings as requested; debrief senior management on critical issues that may undermine peace and stability.

fostering capacity building, education, and reflection with important partners

  • Encourage the Ministry of Peace Building’s staff to strengthen their skills in conflict sensitivity, conflict prevention, conflict mediation, and peacebuilding methods;
  • Create and oversee a methodology for strategic project execution adaption through reflection and learning;
  • Encourage the Ministry of Peacebuilding to think, learn, and strategically modify the implementation of its strategic plan.

UN Jobs in Sudan-Peacebuilding Advisor Requirments

Education:

  • a master’s degree in a related discipline, such as conflict resolution, international relations, peace studies, social sciences, public administration, or politics.
  • In lieu of a master’s degree, candidates with a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and an extra two years of relevant experience will be given due attention.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five years (Master’s degree) or seven years (Bachelor’s degree) of total relevant field experience, with a sizable portion coming from crisis- and conflict-ridden nations.

Languages:

  • It is crucial to be fluent in both written and spoken English. Arabic language proficiency is an advantage.

How to Apply?

  1. Create a profile: If you find a job opening that interests you, create a profile on the UNDP Careers website. You will be asked to provide personal and professional information, including your education, work experience, and skills.
  2. Apply for the job: Once you have created your profile, you can apply for the job by submitting your CV or resume, cover letter, and any other required documents.
  3. Wait for a response: After you have applied for the job, you will receive a confirmation email. The hiring manager will review your application and may contact you for an interview.

Note that the UNDP receives a large number of job applications, and the hiring process can be competitive. It’s important to tailor your application to the specific job you’re applying for and highlight your relevant skills and experience. Good luck with your job search!

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