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Vacancy Announcement posted: 16/08/2018

 

Southeast Asia Regional Advisor

Starting date:                     From November 2018 (negotiable)
Application deadline:      15 September 2018
Location:                              Yangon, Myanmar

The PeaceNexus Foundation

PeaceNexus (www.peacenexus.org) is an operational foundation based in Switzerland. It provides a range of capacity building services with the objective of strengthening the effectiveness of organisations that play a role in building peace. Our service areas include: organisational development for peacebuilding champions; developing organisational capacities for conflict sensitivity and supporting inclusive dialogue with business to develop solutions to local peacebuilding challenges. We provide support to international partners as well as local partners in our focus regions of West Africa, Central Asia, Western Balkans and South East Asia.

In line with our 2018-2020 strategy, in Southeast Asia, we aim to ensure that key actors working on economic development in conflict-affected regions are able to do so in a way that is conflict sensitive and supports the peace processes. PeaceNexus has been supporting a range of partners in Myanmar since 2012 and will continue to focus on Myanmar within the region for the next three years, while exploring opportunities for broader regional programming.

Southeast Asia Regional Advisor

PeaceNexus seeks a Regional Advisor to support the development of its programme and partnerships in Southeast Asia, expanding upon partnerships that have focused on inclusive dialogue with business in Myanmar. Our partnerships aim to address local social tensions and increase companies’ contribution to bringing about a more peaceful and just society.  The Regional Advisor will be responsible for supporting the delivery of PeaceNexus’ strategic objectives in the region, in collaboration with PeaceNexus staff in headquarters. S/he will also be responsible for developing local staff and consultants to deliver high quality services to our partners in our service areas.

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