Vacancy

PACIFIC CENTRE FOR PEACEBUILDING

“Creating a Just Peaceful and Sustainable Pacific”

Vacancy: Facilitator-Community Peacebuilding Program

The Pacific Centre for Peacebuilding (PCP) works with peacebuilders in the Pacific to transform, reduce and prevent conflict. Our vision is to create a just, peaceful, sustainable Pacific. We work to actively promote gender justice through inclusive decision-making, empowerment and participation. PCP has been operational for the last 9 years.

PCP is seeking an experienced Facilitator to manage the three year “Community Peacebuilding” program. This is a senior position in the organization and the incumbent will be working closely with Government institutions, multi-lateral stakeholders and diverse Fiji communities. The key responsibilities of the position include:

Facilitation: Training/Meeting/Counseling/Coaching and Mentoring Facilitation

  • Facilitate participatory training programmes and peace building processes
  • Attend and conduct facilitation and coaching sessions.
  • Oversee logistical components of meetings and workshops
  • Contribute to on – going reflection of facilitation practices within PCP.

Process Design and Resource Development

  • Design and develop workshop and peace building processes
  • Conduct collaborative research with the research officer to collect, build and share resources on peace building, conflict transformation, dialogue and reconciliation.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a resource bank of materials for use by PCP staff and partners in the Pacific Island region.
  • Participate in team planning, briefing and debriefing.
  • Prepare draft budget for workshops and projects for management approval.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Monitoring and conduct evaluation process
  • Prepare and submit financial acquittal reports.
  • Document and prepare progress and detail report on programmes and projects once completed.

Education & Experience

Degree, preferably in peace studies, conflict resolution counseling, sociology, gender studies or social work, and 5 years’ experience as a trainer/facilitator in conflict resolution/ transformation/ peace building work. Excellent communication and leadership skills and ability to work effectively in collaboration in diverse, social and cultural setting. Must have at least 5 years of supervisory experience

An attractive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with the level of responsibilities, experience and qualifications.

Applications with a resume and the names of 3 referees should be sent to the following address:

Applications close at 4pm on the 24th January, 2018.

“FACILITATOR-COMMUNITY PEACEBUILDING”

Pacific Centre for Peacebuilding

G.P.O. Box 18167

Suva

Or email PCP’s Program Manager: uate.tamanikaiyaroi@pcpfiji.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PACIFIC CENTRE FOR PEACEBUILDING

“Creating a Just Peaceful and Sustainable Pacific”

Vacancy: Program Associate – Restorative Justice Program

The Pacific Centre for Peacebuilding (PCP) works with peacebuilders in the Pacific to transform, reduce and prevent conflict. Our vision is to create a just, peaceful, sustainable Pacific. We work to actively promote gender justice through inclusive decision-making, empowerment and participation. PCP has been operational for the last 9 years.

PCP is seeking an experienced Program Associate-Restorative Justice to manage the three year “Strengthening Restorative Justice in Fiji” program. This is a senior position in the organization and the incumbent will be working closely with Government institutions such as the Fiji Correction Services, the Fiji Police Force and the Ministry of Education and other multi-lateral stakeholders. The key deliverables of the position include:

  • Promoting and enhancing the restorative justice program.
  • Coordinating and managing the implementation of the various activities under the RJ program
  • Interview Community Justice Forum Participants.
  • Facilitating Community Justice Forums.
  • Formulating resolutions/agreements and summary reports.
  • Developing workshop material.
  • Developing contextualized training curriculums
  • Conducting collaborative research in consultation with Executive Director and Program Manager
  • Compiling resources on peace building, conflict transformation, dialogue and reconciliation
  • Knowledge and understanding of Restorative Justice principles and processes
  • Knowledge of issues faced by individuals & communities experiencing offending and anti-social behavior
  • Experience of working in partnership with other professionals, agencies and community organizations
  • Understanding of Risk Assessment and Risk Management
  • Knowledge and experience of challenges and issues facing vulnerable and other disadvantaged groups.

 

Education & Experience

A degree in the field of the Social Sciences or Peace & Conflict Resolution studies is essential. A minimum of 5 years work experience as a trainer and/or facilitator and in monitoring and evaluation is required. The proven ability to write reports, case studies and emblematic stories as well as the ability to speak in the vernacular languages will be an added advantage.

 

The incumbent must:

  • Be able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Be self-motivated and be able to work on their own initiative
  • Have the ability to manage a demanding workload
  • Have the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with victims, young people, parents and workers from a range of cultural backgrounds
  • Have the ability to maintain clear records of work undertaken
  • Be computer literate

 

Salary and Benefits:

An attractive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with the level of responsibilities, experience and qualifications.

Applications with a resume and the names of 3 referees should be sent to the following address:

Applications close on the 4pm 24th of January, 2018

“PROGRAM ASSOCIATE RESTORATIVE JUSTICE”

Pacific Centre for Peacebuilding

G.P.O. Box 18167

Suva

Or email PCP’s Program Manager: uate.tamanikaiyaroi@pcpfiji.org

Pacific communities embracing a culture of peace, justice and non-violence