How to apply
Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.
You will work within Saferworld’s Conflict Advisory Unit (CAU) within the PAC division. The CAU provides high-quality advisory support to influential external actors, whilst working with programmes and other teams across Saferworld to capture and promote learning and good practice on adopting conflict-sensitive approaches. We work closely with a range of external CAU partners including donor institutions, INGOs, CSOs, financial institutions and the private sector to support the uptake of more conflict-sensitive ways of working. The Adviser will:
The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of conflict sensitivity methodologies, approaches and best practices coupled with demonstrable experience, knowledge and understanding of international development, peacebuilding and conflict prevention, with particular expertise in supporting the integration of conflict sensitive approaches into development, humanitarian, peacebuilding or commercial programmes, initiatives or institutions. Particular skills and experience working either with humanitarian actors, including supporting the integration of conflict sensitive approaches into humanitarian action and engagement in humanitarian reform processes, or experience supporting local-level governance reform processes in conflict affected contexts would be an advantage. Experience of having worked in at least one of Saferworld’s regional contexts is key.