Pact seeks a Technical Advisor to provide technical advice and direction on conflict management, peacebuilding, early warning and response systems strengthening project/s in Ethiopia. The Technical Advisor will support Pact’s Strengthening Institutions for Peace and Development (SIPED) II and Conflict Early Warning and Rapid Response (CEWRR) projects through ongoing analysis of evolving landscapes to inform program strategy and implementation; provision of guidance on capacity development support provided to the Government of Ethiopia in close partnership with the new Ministry of Peace; and ensuring conflict sensitivity and incorporation of a do-no-harm approach throughout project activities. He/she will ensure that the program mirrors an OTI-light approach (Office of Transition Initiatives) to rapidly respond to emerging conflicts and expand the reach of the SIPED II project. He/she will build on the project’s goal of increasing the resilience of communities to manage conflict through geographical expansion coupled with response elements, such as grants under contract (GUCs), short-term technical assistance (STTA), trainings and consultations with key stakeholders that have an interest in the country’s transformational reform agenda. He/She will ensure successful functioning of project activities, development of technical tools and resources, annual work planning and budgeting, programmatic reporting, and sharing of insights and lessons learned with internal and external stakeholders, as appropriate.
Contextual Analysis and Strategy Development
External Engagement and Thought Leadership
Demonstrated technical experience in conflict, early warning and response, stabilization, including:
Required skills and qualifications:
Required Documents for Submission