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Conflict Mitigation and Community Reconciliation Consultant At CTG

CTG overview:
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
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Location: Katsina

Type: Consultancy

Career category: Administration/Finance

Years of experience: 5-9 years

Overview of position:
Working under the overall supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission & direct supervision of the Conflict Mitigation & Community Reconciliation Program Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating community engagement, communication & coordination in the context of conflict mitigation & community reconciliation efforts in the Local Government Areas (LGA’s) of Batsari, Danmusa, Jibia & Kankara respectively in Katsina state, by fostering dialogue, understanding & collaboration among community members & stakeholders. Support in the organization of a 1 quarter meeting with the state steering committee at the state level in Katsina in support of the implementation of the EU project “conflict mitigation & community reconciliation” project in Katsina, Nigeria.

Role objectives:
Identify & engage key community stakeholders, including community leaders, volunteers & relevant organizations, to establish & manage CRNs.
Maintain a comprehensive database of CRN members & their skills / resources.
Organize & facilitate regular CRN meetings, ensuring active participation & collaboration among members & 1 monthly meeting with the technical steering committee at the LGAs level & 1 meeting with the state steering committee at Katsina.
Develop and deliver training programs on conflict resolution, reconciliation & peacebuilding for community members including CRNs members & steering committee members at LGA.
Provide guidance & support to community members in developing conflict mitigation & reconciliation action plans.
Establish & maintain effective communication channels within the community, including community meetings, workshops & information sharing platforms.
Ensure timely dissemination of critical information related to conflict mitigation & reconciliation efforts.
Conduct conflict assessments & analyses to identify conflict triggers, dynamics & potential solutions.
Prepare & submit regular reports on conflict analysis findings, community initiatives & CRN activities.
Collaborate closely with local authorities, non governmental organizations & other stakeholders involved in conflict mitigation & reconciliation.
Facilitate coordination meetings & information sharing among relevant parties.
Perform any other task as required by the Project Manager.

Project reporting:
This role works under the overall supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission & direct supervision of the Conflict Mitigation & Community Reconciliation Program Manager.

Key competencies:
University Degree in Development, Social or Political Sciences, Conflict Management, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with 3 years of relevant experience working in a similar role or a High School Diploma in the above field with 5 years of relevant working experience.
Experience in coordination with other stakeholders.
Experience in project implementation & in the field of “conflict mitigation & community reconciliation” to address conflict, promote peace & enhance community reconciliation in the LGA’s.
Experience in conflict management & reconciliation is a plus.
Strong reporting skills.
Experience working in a complex crisis environment or a post conflict environment.
Experience in the application of good practice in project management such as participatory approaches & do no harm.
Demonstrate initiative & ability to work independently & as a member of a team to coordinate & / or lead the efforts to effectively meet M&E needs.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher & SharePoint.
Previous work experience in international organizations & companies would be an advantage.
Strong sense of details & accuracy in all matters.
Reliable, able to work under pressure, good organizational skills & drive for results.
Knowledge about peacebuilding be an advantage.
Knowledge of the UN system & ideally of our clients rules & regulations would be an advantage.
Fluency in English & Hausa is required.
Fluency in any native language spoken in northwest Nigeria is deisred.
Must be based in Katsina.
Inclusion & respect for diversity respects & promotes individual & cultural differences, encourages diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
Maintain high ethical standards & act in a manner consistent with organizational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgment in meeting day to day challenges.
Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimize results.
Delivering results produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
Managing & sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own actions & delegated work.
Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.

Team management:
This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

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