GIZ Nepal


About Us

GIZ has been active in Nepal since 1975 on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and opened its own office in the capital, Kathmandu, in 1979. At present 25 seconded staff and about 250 national staff, 9 CIM experts and 24 development workers, 6 of them working under the auspices of the Civil Peace Service (CPS), are working for it in Nepal. The goals of its work there are to reduce poverty, to ensure inclusive development and to improve the country’s economic and political framework. The priority areas of Nepalese-German cooperation are sustainable economic development and trade renewable energies and energy efficiency health.

Peace Advisor (Conflict Sensitive Journalism and Dialogue)

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Kathmandu
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Education Level Bachelors (Bachelor's Degree)
  • Province Province No. 3
  • Experience 2 years
  • Expiry date 2021-04-25

Job Description

  • Conceptualize a training curriculum for conflict sensitive journalism and media trainings and facilitate trainings on the same to identified partners and stakeholders
  • Capacity building of partners and stakeholders relating to conflict sensitivity, conflict transformation, dialogue and promotion of conflict-sensitive journalism on local, regional and national level
  • Support different partner organizations in initiating and implementing dialogue initiatives
  • Support and initiate networking and professional exchange of partner organizations and other peace organizations in the field of dialogue and conflict-sensitive journalism work in Nepal
  • Identify needs of support to CPS partner organisations with regard to external visibility, public relations and provide support based on their needs
  • Identify potential new partner organizations and new geographical areas in the area of conflict-sensitive journalism and conduct project appraisal missions together with the national peace advisor 

Job Specification

  • University degree in peace and conflict studies, journalism, media, communication, social work, social science, development studies, or related field
  • Expertise and practical experience in the areas of dialogue and / or conflict sensitive journalism/peace journalism
  • Expertise and experience with online media and digital communication tools as well as international working experience in conflict transformation and peacebuilding
  • Familiarity with project planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Professional experience in a (post-)conflict context and working experience in Asia; Nepal country experience with a focus on working in Terai is of added value
  • Experience in designing, conceptualizing, and facilitating trainings using innovative, creative and participatory methods
  • Fluency in English and the willingness to learn Nepali; German language skills are an asset

Location Information :

Please use the following link for information about living and working in Nepal.

The security situation requires heightened vigilance. Tailored security risk mitigation measures are in place for GIZ staff in country. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the county-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. GIZ runs a professional security risk management system in the field of deployment. The working environment is subject to special restrictions on the freedom of movement. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself which forms of relationships are legally and socially accepted in the country of deployment.

At the site of operation the particulate pollution occurs to be many time higher than the European acceptable limit. As part of the selection process and during the recruitment examination you will be informed of appropriate protective and behavioral measures.

Notes :

For general questions from dependent partners about local employment - please contact: map@giz.de

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.

GIZ's Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails form our recruiting system as spam.

You can get an overview of our benefits packages here.

A prerequisite for the conclusion of the agreement is the lifting of the restrictions currently in force in the company on the possibilities for travel and business trips in order to contain the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Apply Instruction

Interested candidates are requested to apply via the link https://jobs.giz.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=54329 by 25.04.2021.