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Organisational consultant for networking (m/f/d), Bogotá, Colombia

 

On behalf of Bischöfliche Aktion Adveniat e.V. (Episcopal Action Adveniat), AGIAMONDO is looking for an

Organisational consultant for networking, Bogotá, Colombia

to start as soon as possible.

                    

 

 

Your new role

Adveniat e.V. is the relief organisation of the Catholic Church in Germany for people in Latin America and the Caribbean.
It supports the work of church institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean advocating for the rights of the poor, the persecuted and minorities, and works with these groups to find ways they can live with dignity. In Germany, Adveniat is committed to educational work that pursues the goal of solidarity with people living in poverty on the Latin American continent, as well as press and public relations work with a high level of professional expertise. Thus, in over 60 years of support, Adveniat has become an important partner for people in all countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and has established itself as a specialist for Latin America in Germany.

The partner organisation Cinep/Programa por la Paz (Cinep/PPP) employs around 50 people in the two central programmes “Conflict, State and Peace” and “Social Movements, Human Rights and Interculturality”. Cinep has a solid organisational structure and is linked to Adveniat through the promotion of individual projects, for example to the benefit of indigenous people in the Colombian-Venezuelan border region. Regular networking meetings are held to initiate joint learning processes and to promote a sharing of the developments in the region.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:

  • You will develop a criteria catalogue with skills requirements and identify the consultancy needs of organisations and project partners.
  • You will advise the project partners on organisational and personnel development.
  • You will advise and accompany project partners in the development, planning and execution of projects according to international standards and you will give workshops on planning and applying for KZE (German Catholic Central Agency for Development Aid) projects, monitoring and reporting.
  • You will expand the network of local consultants and facilitate their advanced qualification in specific areas.
  • You will inform Adveniat about developments in the regional/local context and provide support in the clarification processes between the partners and Adveniat.

Your profile

  • You have completed a university degree relevant to the field of development cooperation, such as humanities, social sciences or natural sciences, and have at least three years of professional experience in development cooperation in the areas of organisational development, participatory impact assessment and outcome-oriented PME (planning, monitoring, evaluation).
  • You bring methodological competence and practical experience in participation-oriented project design.
  • You have professional experience in consulting, capacity building, networking and lobbying.
  • You communicate very well in written and spoken Spanish.
  • You are an EU or Swiss citizen and a member of a Christian church.


What AGIAMONDO offer

  • Individual and thorough preparation
  • Three-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)
  • Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice

We look forward to receiving your complete online application in *PDF format (cover letter, Europass CV, references) by no later than 16/10/2022 via the Vacancies section of our website.

Corona - Information for applicants

Dear applicants,

Even in the current situation, we are happy to accept your application via the application portal. We are conducting the selection procedure online.
Preparatory work is taking place in person again in Cologne, in compliance with the applicable hygiene and distancing rules.

Please also read our current information on vaccinations.

Your contact person

Ms Sara Auth

Contact

AGIAMONDO e.V.
Ripuarenstrasse 8
50679 Köln