Organization: Search for Common Ground
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 16 May 2018
We are over 600 strong worldwide. We believe in our mission to end violent conflict.
It’s our purpose- our call to action.
A Searcher understands our vision of a world where:
Respect for and cooperation with those we disagree with is considered the norm
A Searcher is a dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate individual, committed to our values.
With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, we implement projects from 55 offices in 34 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. You will be joining other highly motivated Searchers with a good team spirit and through commitment and dedication, have opportunities to grow.
We are searching for…
The Institutional Learning Team (ILT) sits at the heart of the organization. The Team comprises the Vice President of Programs, a Director of DM&E, four Regional DM&E Specialists, DM&E Coordinators/Associates, and the DME for Peace Project Manager, and is constantly growing.
ILT is a fun team to be part of and undertakes work that spans the full spectrum of projects in the organization. ILT works across every program at Search for Common Ground either on Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) related issues or on learning and cross-fertilization related themes.
The ILT associate is supervised by the Regional Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for East, Central and Southern Africa, Search Research Associate will support Search’s Research Work in Central Africa.
The ILT associate will be based in one of the Search for Common Ground Country office in DRC with frequent travels within the country. The ILT Research Associate should be ready to begin work, on site in Bukavu, Goma or Kalemie, in August 2018 and to commit to working for Search full-time in the Search for Common Ground on the basis of a year-long contract (with possibility of renewal).
The roles and responsibilities include:
The Research Associate will be responsible for supporting the quality of conflict analysis and conflict monitoring for a complex portfolio of about 20 projects in the DRC and in CAR. Working with the DME team in-country and the Regional Program Manager, the Research Associate will support the whole cycle of research, including planning, tool design, data collection and analysis, report writing and review. S/he will also support other special projects as needed.
The primary tasks and responsibilities of the ILT Research Associate for Central Africa will be to:
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
You meet the following qualifications:
How to apply:
Sound good? To apply, interested candidates should send the following items to our employment website here:
(1) Cover Letter and
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
In your cover letter, please clearly state which position you are applying to, why the position is of interest to you, what you can bring to it and what you hope to gain from it. Also, please include the date you can start work, the length of your availability (in months – please note that this position has the possibility for extension or renewal).
This position will close on 5/16/2018. We are looking to fill this position with the right candidate. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.