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 Sarah Brown-Campello at sarahb@allianceforpeacebuilding.org.

October 9, 2019
Career Opportunities

The Director of Information Technology is responsible for creating the information technology vision for AFSC; determining and meeting the information and technological needs of the organization;  translating emerging technology into useful and cost-effective applications for advancing the mission and programs of AFSC; clearly communicating information about technology that includes but is not limited to providing: technical updates for managers, clarification of user expectations, regular communication with AFSC staff about the Information Technology Department’s plans and procedures, and assessments of new technology in relation to AFSC’s goals. Learn more about the position here.

The Project Officer will support delivery of CPCS funded projects, and management of financial and administrative processes associated with project delivery. Support for project delivery will focus on the Center’s work in the Middle East and North Africa, through management of a database of conflict dynamics in Yemen and activity organisation/reporting. Learn more about the position here.

The Strategic Communications Manager will focus on advancing the reputation and impact of PartnersGlobal and its programs by helping to develop and implement communication strategies and by providing strategic guidance and oversight to marketing, public relations and digital engagement efforts. This position will enhance brand identity, improve content and ensure consistency across platforms. Learn more about the position here.

The Senior Program Manager/Peace & Conflict Technical Expert is a leader within the organization who provides programmatic and technical oversight of a complex, dynamic portfolio currently focused on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The role interfaces with key members of the Partners Network, supporting their operations, strategic growth and organizational health. The SPM contributes to the design and implementation of PartnersGlobal’s Peace & Conflict programming by: developing project proposals; providing technical expertise and thought leadership; building partnerships with local and global organizations; and ensuring effective communications with donors. Learn more about the role here.

PILPG is seeking a legal professional with a minimum of five years’ experience in advocacy and civil society training on legal reform issues, preferably with some experience in Burma.  The Legal and Policy Advisor is based in Rangoon, with regular travel into the field. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and three references online. Learn more about this position here.

The Pro Bono Program Associate will assist with the overall management of pro bono resources within PILPG, including student contributions, as well as law firm and other institutional partnerships. To submit an application, submit a resume, cover letter, and three references online.

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the solicitation of new business development for PILPG, and will serve in a lead role to drive entire proposal lifecycles. This will involve researching, tracking, and assessing funding sources from the U.S. government, foreign governments, and private foundations to help position PILPG appropriately to respond to any new opportunities. To submit an application, submit a resume, cover letter, and three references online.

One Earth Future designs, tests, and partners to scale programs that help communities see problems in new ways and solve them collectively. The Program Specialist will work closely with the Associate Director to support project teams by providing research support as well as research and development to continually improve the methodology.

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IREX seeks a strategic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative Community Led Development Officer to advance IREX’s innovative Communities Thrive Initiative. As a partnership between IREX and READ Global, Communities Thrive advances an innovative, financially sustainable, and genuinely community-led model of empowering communities in diverge contexts to develop durable solutions to the problems they face.

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Search is seeking an experienced senior leader for an anticipated multi-year regional project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) targeting multiple countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. The project aims to identify risks and resiliences and meet the immediate and medium term atrocity prevention and response needs of religious and ethnic minority (REM) populations in Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen. This key personnel position reports to Search’s Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa. Location: Washington DC or Amman, Jordan.

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Search is seeking an experienced senior leader for an anticipated multi-year regional project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) targeting multiple countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. The project aims to identify risks and resiliences and meet the immediate and medium term atrocity prevention and response needs of religious and ethnic minority (REM) populations in Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen. This key personnel position reports to the Chief of Party.

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The Carter Center is seeking a consultant to conduct a final evaluation of a project funded by the U.K Department for International Development (DFID). As part of the Center’s overall aim to improve transparency and accountability in the extractive sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the project’s goal was to improve governance of the DRC’s extractive industries sector by increasing data accessibility, improving revenues management, and supporting more responsible, sustainable and equitable investment so that the sector can provide greater benefits to the Congolese people.

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EAI is currently recruiting for a New Business Development Team Leader to lead EAI’s business development efforts with multiple donors, including the United States Government (USAID, Department of State, and other USG Agencies), other foreign governments, multi-lateral institutions, foundations, and the private sector. This position will focus on developing new business intelligence, new business response strategies, and submitting winning proposals, requiring both strategic and tactical levels of support. Key responsibilities include identifying leads for future funding opportunities, recommending go/no-go decisions, and overseeing and preparing sound technical and cost proposal preparation of funding applications. The New Business Development Team Leader will work both internally across the organization as well as externally with donors and partners and is the day-to-day leader on business development for the organization. This position will mentor Country Offices and EAI HQ staff to strengthen their capacity in the development and execution of new business capture plans.

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EAI seeks a highly motivated Proposal Manager to support our business development efforts. Working with the New Business Development Team Leader, the Proposal Manager will support developing proposals for USAID, the US Department of State, foreign bi-lateral governments, multi-lateral institutions, foundations and corporate entities. This position establishes and ensures adherence to all proposal policies, procedures, and timelines to develop a submission of its technical and financial proposals and ensuring they are responsive, compliant, and always ranked within the competitive range and award. The Proposal Manager is also involved in preparatory efforts for bid pursuits, including developing partnerships and clients, tracking procurement opportunities, and providing guidance and/or participating in pre-bid intelligence.

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EAI seeks a Recruiter for full life-cycle recruitment for proposals, field projects, and headquarter positions. This person will be responsible for leading the full cycle of recruitment from the development of job descriptions to the identification and screening of qualified candidates for home office and field office positions. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual with demonstrated experience working and a global network in the following technical areas: peacebuilding, countering violent extremism, governance, gender equality, youth engagement, social and behavior change communications, and women’s empowerment. He/she will have experience working on bi-lateral and multi-lateral funded programs for US government agencies, including the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of State, as well as with the United Nations (UN), the Department for International Development (DfID) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He/she will be able to work effectively and respectfully with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

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This position works closely with those seeking and receiving grants, with PYM’s finance department and is responsible for the quality and timeliness of the grants process.

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The Young Friends Program Facilitator is responsible for creating spiritually grounded programs for a community of 9th-12th graders. The facilitator helps to steward a sense of community, safety, and meaningful relationships among the high school age Quakers (or Quaker-interested youth) and their integration into the life of the wider yearly meeting. We are looking for a reliable and engaging individual who values diversity.

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Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust (ASMHPT) in conjunction with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting seeks a Director of Development to oversee all fundraising functions for ASMHPT. We are looking for an ambitious and engaging individual that values diversity to contribute to the success of ASMHPT.

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We are looking for an energetic individual with excellent customer service and problem-solving skills to join our team.  This position is responsible for administrative tasks related to the operation of AMSHPT, management of the rental and visitor programs and promotion of ASMHPT to the public.

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The Impact Programs Specialist coordinates the design and implementation of Nuru’s holistic programming in Nigeria.

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This is an opportunity to put your database, systems and analytical skills to use, all in the knowledge you will be contributing to a more peaceful, positive world. The application deadline is Friday July 19th at 5pm.

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Internship Opportunities

Tanenbaum seeks an experienced audio and podcast Production Intern to support the development and productions of our podcast pilot initiative. The Podcast Production Intern will be responsible for shaping and creatively presenting one audio case study about a selected Peacemaker in Action.

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The Research Assistant will support USIP research, training and outreach on the prevention of election violence through data collection, analysis, and curriculum development for USIP courses.

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Consultancies and Other Opportunities

The Senior Evaluation Methods/Implementation Specialist will be responsible for managing the overall evaluation effort and ensuring all deliverables are provided in a timely manner and are of sound quality. They will be responsible for preparing the evaluation design, proposed methodology, and data collection instruments in coordination with team stakeholders.

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Resonance is currently seeking a Senior Evaluation Methods/Implementation Specialist for an upcoming Department of State (DOS) Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) task order to conduct a principles-based evaluation of DRL’s transitional justice and atrocity prevention portfolio.

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BBC Media Action requests proposals from research institutions, organisations and evaluators for an evaluation of our media development work in Iraq. The organisation, institution or individual will work with BBC Media Action to develop the intellectual conceptualisation of the approach, deliver a robust and rigorous methodological design, and provide ongoing technical expertise and advice (including training where necessary) to support the implementation of the evaluation. They will not be required to undertake the fieldwork of the evaluation which will be subject to a separate contract.

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Equal Access International is seeking to hire a passionate and highly skilled individual in digital and social media. They will manage the day-to-day of EAI’s social media and website updates; drive social media strategy including strategic SEO; is agile and proactive in creative content development. EAI is looking for someone who is highly skilled in creating owned channel strategies for social impact. Is able to produce creative content using a variety of design platforms and is a proactive strategist able to be self-motivated to come up with social media ideas and content approaches in a highly decentralized organization. EAI is looking for someone who is positive with a sincere interest in social impact ideally in an international context. EAI is looking for someone who has developed social media campaigns with success and has an approach to engaging communities to grow the relevance of social impact brands/ INGOs. It would be great if they had some experience with leading an online giving campaign. This person is a great writer, with attention to detail, can lead and deliver results by piloting new ideas, and is fluid in some design software. The consultancy will be initially six months at 20 hours a week with the potential for extension.

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