CMI is seeking a Field Coordinator.
CMI (Crisis Management Initiative) is an independent, non-governmental organisation whose mission is to resolve conflicts and build sustainable peace. CMI contributes to conflict resolution through mediation, mediation support, dialogue and confidence-building processes. The organisation is incorporated in Finland, Belgium and South Sudan and has field offices in the Middle East, South East Asia, Africa and the Black Sea Region.
CMI supports the peaceful transformation of South Sudan into a stable, independent country. By facilitating a participatory dialogue process and providing a platform for debate, CMI seeks to build confidence between government authorities and youth influencers representing different sections of the South Sudanese society.
Working in close cooperation with local partners, CMI aims to deepen the youth influencers’ participation and ownership over shaping the future of South Sudan. In addition CMI is collaborating with South Sudan Peace Commission and looking into relevant new project opportunities to support the peaceful transformation of South Sudan into a stable country.
CMI is looking to hire a Field Coordinator (Consultancy contract) to work in close co-operation with the South Sudan project team in Juba.
The Field Coordinator handles the daily CMI office management in South Sudan and reports to CMI Project Manager based in Nairobi. S/he will be part of an international and active team of experts from different fields.
The position includes a wide range of tasks, for example:
The working location of the Field Coordinator is in CMI’s South Sudan office in Juba with some travel within South Sudan. CMI is recruiting the Field Coordinator as a locally hired consultant. The contract includes a housing allowance and work-related expenses. The starting date of the contract is preferably in December 2012 and the position is for a fixed period until 31 December 2013, with a possible extension.
We wish you to be a positive team player who enjoys keeping many strings in hand and does not get confused in a sometimes hectic work environment.
We wish that you
Please send your short application, together with a CV, contact details of three references and an expectation for a daily compensation (EUR/day) latest on October 22 by email with a reference "Field Coordinator" to applications(at)cmi.fi.
For more information about the project and this job please check the CMI website (http://www.cmi.fi/africa/south-sudan.html) or contact Mrs. Pia Weurlander tel.+254 732 283859, either on 15th October at 14–16.00 (Nairobi time) or on 16th October at 14–16.00 (Nairobi time).