Social scientist for socio-ecological participatory research (m/f/x)

Your tasks

  • You will analyse and research the existing conflicts around the Atrato River, e.g. illegal mining, deforestation, fishing, land use and land conflicts.
  • You assess the implementation of the T622 ruling by various stakeholders and analyse the associated environmental and social consequences.
  • You will support discussions and negotiations with the government on the implementation of the T622 judgement.
  • You will contribute your expertise in the preparation of reports and analyses to support the victim groups supported by SIEMBRA in the areas of communication and advocacy.
  • You will contribute to the development of national and international advocacy strategies for SIEMBRA and the supported communities.
  • You will be responsible for the proper spending and administration of funds on the ground in accordance with donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO's specifications. You will work in partnership with the partner organisation

Your profile

  • You have a relevant university degree in a social science or humanities subject, such as environmental and sustainability sciences, political science, sociology or anthropology.
  • You have at least 3 years of international professional experience with a focus on socio-ecological issues in NGOs or social organisations.
  • Your methodological skills cover research processes on extractivism and/or socio-ecological conflicts and their impact on the community.
  • Experience in the development of, links between and input into environmental legislation and related action plans is an advantage for this position.
  • You will have a good knowledge of environmental conflicts, especially those related to water use (mining, fishing, erosion).
  • You have very good Spanish language skills.
  • You are an EU citizen or Swiss national and you identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace work.

Ihre Ansprechpartnerin

Frau Jacqueline Kallmeyer


Ripuarenstrasse 8
50679 Köln