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About the role
The role is essential to manage the United National Peace Building Fund (UNPBF) project on strengthening the role of women and LGBT people in the most conflict-affected departments in Colombia, tackling barriers of discrimination and exclusion, and supporting the transition from justice, memory and collective emotional reparations to catalyse pathways toward sustainable peace and enhance the influence of LGBT people, Afro-Colombian and indigenous women in decision-making, at the territorial and national level, advocating for social change and peace in territorial planning.
The role works within the International Programme role family and it is positioned in the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Programme. The role will coordinate and monitor the project, including the budget, supporting its implementation by Christian Aid and by partners, and ensuring compliance with UNPBF requirements and Christian Aid programme quality standards. The role works in close coordination with the programmatic and financial staff of CA in LAC and CA Ireland by promoting communication and joint actions.
You have experience in managing complex projects and contracts with institutional donors, including experience in administration and budget management. You have experience in application of monitoring and evaluation tools for donor reporting. Your expertise on project management includes inclusion, accountability, gender and power analysis, human rights. You are competent in the use of various planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning tools and methodologies, you are able to strengthen partner capacity. You have a sound knowledge of peacebuilding work, advocacy, and to build networks. You will have a degree in social sciences or related fields and good written and spoken English.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
Competency questions (if required)
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
1. Building Partinership
In the context of team work, please tell us about an occasion when you listened to and took on board fresh perspectives and views (could be in the form of negative feedback from colleagues, even if you initially disagreed with them.
2. Deliver results
Tell us about a previous work experience in which you planned, monitores and executed a project that delivered the expected results.
3. Steward resources
Please give us an example of a situation in whixh you felt you could not deliver what was expected of you and that you had to prioritize (for example, explaning how you made the decision on how to prioritize and what was the result).
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