Earn over 8m monthly as Project Coordinator at Saferworld

Kampala, Uganda
(location in Nairobi, Kenya could also be considered)
: Project Manager,
Annual salary of
USD 37,671 – 41,628 gross
Saferworld and Sudan programme:
Saferworld is an
independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce
violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. We work with
civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and
support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy
development, and through supporting the actions of others. Saferworld has been
working in Africa since 1997, with a primary focus upon East Africa and the
Horn region. We have well-established programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia and
South Sudan. In addition, Saferworld supports regional and international
conflict prevention and security processes. Saferworld headquarters are in
London, with  offices in Nairobi, Kampala
and Juba.  Saferworld had previously done
work in Sudan on civil society support for conflict prevention and on issues of
small arms control. More recently, we have been developing initial scoping and
analysis work on conflict transformation issues in Sudan, on the premise that
both Sudan and South Sudan need to address their conflict and security
challenges if either country is to develop long-term peace and stability.
The Project Coordinator will contribute
to developing Saferworld’s Sudan programme, focusing on conducting  analysis and scoping of the conflict
transformation issues affecting the country and on building relationships with
key international and national stakeholders working on these issues.
Duties & Responsibilities:  
  • Lead
    in developing methodologies and systems for conducting on-going conflict
    analysis and sharing this with relevant actors
  • Build
    and maintain effective relationships with potential allies and
    stakeholders and with relevant Saferworld staff regionally and in London.
  • Lead
    (with Project Manager) in developing Saferworld’s advocacy strategy and
    contribute to the
  • development
    of the overall strategy for Saferworld’s Sudan programme
  • Implement
    activities and monitor expenditure
  • Contribute
    to developing options for further fundraising and reporting to existing
Skills & Experience:
  • At
    least 3 years’ experience implementing projects in the non-profit sector
    and relating to conflict-affected and logistically challenging
    environments, preferably in the East Africa region
  • Demonstrated
    experience in financial project management and donor reporting
  • Strong
    ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a range
    of actors
  • Ability
    to work in a team and also on his/her own
  • Willingness
    and ability to travel in the region
  • Experience
    in conducting conflict analysis and/or research on conflict and security
  • Experience
    of policy analysis and/or advocacy work
  • Master’s
    degree in conflict or security studies, peacebuilding or similar; or
    equivalent practical
  • experience
    on the issues
  • Good
    contextual knowledge of Sudan
  • Excellent
    communication and writing skills in English
  • Excellent
    Arabic language skills
  • Desirable
  • Understanding
    of conflict-sensitive approaches theory and tools
  • Knowledge
    of international and regional institutions relating to peace and security
and Conditions:
Annual Salary range: Annual
salary of USD 37,671 – 41,628 gross
Leave entitlement: 28 days
/ year
Benefits, as applicable
to Apply:
If interested in this job
vacancy, please send a detailed CV and cover letter describing how you meet the
requirements to Marie Aziz at recruitment@saferworld.org.uk
30th April 2013
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