Opportunity Board

This page is reserved to highlight external career and professional peacebuilding opportunities geared towards individuals. To share an opportunity on this board, please contact Adam Wolf at adam@allianceforpeacebuilding.org.

December 14th
Career Opportunities

The Henry L. Stimson Center (Stimson) is seeking a full-time Research Associate to support the Just Security 2020 Program through both research and administrative project activities. Learn more about the position here.

PartnersGlobal seeks a full-time Senior Advisor for Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL). Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Advisor will lead the organization’s efforts to create a cutting-edge MERL system and a vibrant learning culture. Learn more about the position here.

PartnersGlobal seeks a full-time Deputy Chief Financial Officer to provide leadership and direction to ensure the development of relevant financial information, and timely financial budgeting and planning and financial reporting for senior leadership, the board, and stakeholders. Learn more about the position here.

Peace Direct is seeking a dynamic Senior Program Development Officer to help increase the impact of their work, by working within their Program Development team to identify, apply and steward all their trust and foundation donors. This is an ideal role for someone with a passion for fundraising in international development who has been working in this field for a few years and is keen to progress to a more senior role. To learn more or apply, click here.

Peace Direct is seeking a dynamic Research Officer to help increase the impact of their work, by supporting their Policy and Research team to explore how best to support civil society organizations and efforts in fragile and conflict-affected states. This is an ideal role for someone with a passion for research who wants to make a real contribution to sustainable peace around the world. To learn more or apply, click here.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Logistician for Search Myanmar will proactively support to protect the team by planning and organizing logistics that will support operational and programmatic work for Social Cohesion for better service Delivery in Rakhine State. This position is based in Yangon with some potential travel to Rakhine State. Learn more about the position here.

The Carter Center seeks a Vice President (VP), Peace Programs who will be responsible for the overall direction, strategic planning, development, and implementation of initiatives aimed at advancing peace and fostering human rights in countries around the world, most commonly in poor and politically weak states. Learn more about the position here.

Creative seeks a Project Director for an upcoming USAID/OTI-funded project within its Political Transitions Practice Area. The Project Director works under general direction and performs specialized and complex work within their project area. Learn more about the position here.

The American Friends Service Committee is seeking a Grant Officer for their International Programs to be based in Philadelphia, PA. The Grant Officer, International Programs is responsible for building a portfolio of institutional donors on behalf of AFSC’s international programs and the Quaker United Nations Office in New York. Learn more about the position here.

Peace Catalyst International is seeking a Non-Profit Program Director. Peace Catalyst International is a non-profit organization focused on improving Christian-Muslim relations. This position is virtual/remote and is recommended for those who have experience in peacemaking work. To learn more or apply, click here.

The Conflict and Governance Advisor/Senior Advisor (CGA) provides technical leadership for Pact’s governance, peacebuilding, and integrated, multi-sector programs. The CGA will help drive learning across to Pact’s conflict-/post-conflict-related programming, while providing demand-driven technical assistance to their broader portfolio of governance programs. Learn more about the position here.

The Institute for War and Peace Reporting seeks a candidate to administer HR programs and services for all staff worldwide, including recruitment, benefits, and training for the US/UK/NL-based staff, expatriates, and third country nationals, ensuring compliance with labor law and IWPR policies and procedures. Learn more about the position here.

The United States Institute of Peace seeks a candidate to lead the development and planning, implementation, financial management, and public outreach for the Preventing Radicalization to Violence through Women and Youth Integration (PRV-W) project. Learn more about the position here.

The United States Institute of Peace seeks a candidate that will provide support to JSD’s work in 2-3 project countries, including the Burkina Faso judicial reform project. The position will be based in Washington DC but will include regular travel to project countries. Learn more and apply here.

FHI 360 seeks an interim director for their Global Education, Employment, and Engagement Business Unit to develop and manage a robust portfolio in a practice area with specific accountability for management, technical leadership, and business development. To find out more about the position or to apply, click here.

InternAction seeks a Senior Manager for their From Pledge to Action initiative to catalyze changes in policy, practice, and behavior in the aid sector that prevents and responds to sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment of and by NGO staff in development and humanitarian settings. Learn more about the position here.


Internship Opportunities

Search for Common Ground seeks an East Africa intern that will be an integral part of the Regional East Africa Team and will provide programmatic, logistical and administrative support to Search’s projects in the region. The intern will report to the Program Development Manager – East Africa. Learn more and apply here.

PartnersGlobal seeks an energetic and committed individual to join as a LAC Intern, working closely with the Latin America and Caribbean team to assist with programmatic support, proposal development, and communications and outreach. Learn more and apply here.

PartnersGlobal is looking for a dynamic individual to join them as a Global Initiatives Peacebuilding Intern to assist with the research, content development/adaptation and outreach. Learn more and apply here.

MBBI is seeking a volunteer to work closely with MBBI’s Communications and Operations Manager (COM). This is a great opportunity to use your communications strengths and gain experience in international peacebuilding and nonprofit operations. Learn more about the position here.

Under the guidance of the Regional Coordinator (RC), the Public Relations/Storytelling Intern will provide crucial written support of peacebuilding activities in Canada and the US by writing blog posts that elevate their voices and stories. Learn more about the position here.


Consultancies and Other Opportunities

The Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP) seeks a data visualization and analysis consultant. AfP is seeking a consultant skilled in research and visualization to conduct an analysis of potential countries that could be selected as part of the Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act (GFVRA), and create 1-2-page factsheet on each country. The goal of this work is to provide an easily understood visualization that shows how the US government has previously invested within selected candidate countries and what would change if the GFVRA were to be passed into law.

For further information and to apply, please review the Terms of Reference. The deadline for applications is December 14, 2018.

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six to nine-month fellowships with NGOs in Washington, DC, including the Alliance for Peacebuilding, focusing on arms control, conflict resolution, peace, and international security issues. For more information, click here.

Mercy Corps seeks a consultant to conduct a scoping study exploring external opportunities for Mercy Corps to engage in the technological space, including mapping the landscape of peace and technology risks, programming, and objectives; identifying potential partners operating in this space including other NGOs, think tanks, and academic institutions as well as donors; exploring how digital technology companies like Facebook, Google, and Twitter are engaging on this issue, including key gaps in their approaches to identifying, preventing, and managing risks; reviewing Mercy Corps’ relevant institutional capabilities; and generating recommendations about how Mercy Corps can best apply its technical capability and operational footprint to reduce the conflict risks of digital technology. To learn more or apply, click here.

The Quaker United Nations Office is seeking Programme Assistants for their offices in New York and Geneva. The Programme Assistant (PA) position is a one-year placement that gives a young person the opportunity to live and work in Geneva or New York, and contribute to QUNO’s work. The positions provide those individuals selected with an informal extension to their education in international issues. Learn more here.