Culture of Conflict 1 cover pic small 2 Senior Project Manager (all genders)

Senior Project Manager (all genders)

  • Part Time
  • Berlin, Germany
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Berghof Foundation profile




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Berghof Foundation

About us

The Berghof Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization supporting people in conflict in their efforts to achieve sustainable peace through conflict transformation and peacebuilding. Headquartered in Berlin, the organization is run by a diverse team and works with local partners around the world.

Summary

The Berghof Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization supporting people in conflict in their efforts to achieve sustainable peace through conflict transformation and peacebuilding. Headquartered in Berlin, the organization is run by a diverse team and works with local partners around the world.

Overview of the position:

Hours: Part-time (80%)
Starting date: April 2024
Duration: limited contract until the end of June 2025 (15 months)
Location: Berlin, Germany
Department & reporting line: MENA Department, reporting to Head of Unit Yemen

Duties and responsibilities

  • You ensure timely, constructive and effective communication with donors, partners and stakeholders of the projects
  • Within the projects, you ensure activities are planned and delivered to a high standard and continuously monitor and analyse the dynamics of the conflict together with your team to adapt project activities for maximum impact
  • You ensure high-quality monitoring of the implementation of the projects and activities
  • You provide specific expertise on the context and/or peace process design, multi-stakeholder dialogues and multi-track approaches for the project team and wider Yemen Unit
  • You ensure constant development of the area of work, you draft concept notes, project proposals incl. activities and ensure that a consolidated plan for the entire project cycle incl. financial planning/forecasting is in place
  • You take over as deputy for your Head of Unit e.g. during times of absence
  • You are part of decision-making processes on project staffing and outside consultancies
  • You coordinate and cooperate with inhouse-crosscutting roles
  • You mentor and advise junior colleagues within your project scope
  • Frequent travel (also to high risk areas)

Your profile

  • You hold a Master degree (accred. Universities) within a relevant field such as Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, International Relations or similar
  • You have at least 6 years relevant work experience (project management and in mediation/ peacebuilding/ dialogue)
  • You have a proven positive history with managing and guiding/mentoring project teams
  • You contribute regional experience in the MENA region, and ideally on Yemen
  • You have experience in remote communication & cooperation, working in fragile contexts and diverse teams
  • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English and fluent Arabic (at least C1-level)
  • Professional skills in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Teams) complete your profile

Additional skills:

  • Strong ability to work with perseverance as part of a team as well as independently
  • Curiosity and strong empathetic/intercultural skills
  • Ability to work under time-pressure
  • You are co-responsible for the strategic fit of the developed concepts/proposal to Berghof’s organizational strategy

Your knowledge, experience & skills

  • Highly experienced and engaged community of practice
  • Transparent terms of compensation (TVöD Bund)
  • Highly relevant, insightful and challenging tasks
  • Confidence based flexible working hours
  • Flexibility regarding office vs. mobile working solutions
  • If needed – advisory services regarding visa matters and travel conditions
  • Agile mindset

Application procedure

The contract duration of the position is limited for 15 months, depending on the availability of project funds.

Please note that citizenship of a member state of the EU or valid residence status in the EU is a formal requirement.


Application procedure: Please submit your CV and cover letter as well as diplomas, certificates and references(letters or contact information) by 06.02.2024 (ending withend of business hours) through our online application system: https://www.berghof-foundation.org/en/about-us/work-with-us/jobs/
We welcome diversity and are happy to receive applications from people regardless of their ethnic, social and national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation and marital status.

Thank you!

We look forward to receiving your application!

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