EIP - European Institute of Peace

Climate and Environmental Peacemaking Analyst (Service Contract)

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Last update: Jun 6, 2023 Last update: Jun 6, 2023


Deadline: Jun 18, 2023 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Home Based Home Based
Job type:Contract, 4 to 12 months
Work experience: Min 4 years
Date posted:Jun 6, 2023


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Based in Brussels and active in over a dozen countries, the European Institute of Peace (www.eip.org) is an independent organisation working collaboratively with the parties to the conflict, those who represent people suffering from insecurity or at risk of violence, as well as European decision-makers and the conflict prevention, resolution and mediation community.

We provide practical experience, technical expertise, and policy advice on conflict resolution. We use a variety of tools to help us do this, including analysis, mapping and design of peace processes and agreements, facilitating policy discussions, and proposing practical engagement, for example through inclusive dialogue and mediation support. 

Are you captivated by our innovative approach to peace, and do you want to contribute to the mission of our institute? Do you share our vision for a world where people live in safety and peace because conflicts and grievances are resolved through inclusive dialogue and lasting political agreements?

We are looking for a Climate and Environmental Peacemaking Analyst to support Peace Practice and Innovation unit (PPI).

 You will

Analysis and Research:

  • Conduct an integrated climate and conflict analysis at the local level in Somalia. 
  • Support mapping of programmes and projects related to peacebuilding, environmental governance, and climate change adaptation implementing in the five Federal Member States of Somalia.  
  • Support additional research. 

Project implementation:

  • Support delivery of project activities, including workshops and output documents on environmental peacemaking.
  • Narrative reporting prepared and submitted on time and to specification, including analysis of results at output and outcome levels.
  • Support communications outputs.

Your skills and experiences

  • Education: Advanced university degrees (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, peace and conflict studies, environmental or climate science, and relevant discipline to environmental peacemaking. 
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience relevant to conflict-affected and fragile countries is a requirement, and experience in Somalia is an advantage.
  • Conflict analysis and research experience on the environmental and climate dimensions of peace and security is a requirement.
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (QGIS) and climate and conflict data management and visualisation is an advantage. 
  • Familiarity with the European Union’s framework for conflict analysis is an advantage, including European External Action Service (EEAS)’s Conflict Analysis Guidance Note and Council of Europe’s Concept for an Integrated Approach on Climate Change and Security. 
  • Demonstrated ability to research, analyse and synthesise data from a wide variety of sources and present the resulting information in a clear and concise format.
  • Demonstrated capacity to support peace processes and to tailor solutions to respond stakeholder needs.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Analytical thinking, planning, organizing and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints.
  • Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English is a requirement, other languages (Somali and Arabic) are an advantage.

What we are offering

  • Consultancy contract from July 2023 to December 2023.

Recruitment process

Closing date: 18/06/2023

Please submit your application using the webform 

Our hiring team will review all applications after the closing date of the vacancy. We will keep you posted afterwards on the status of your application. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview before a final offer.

EIP firmly believes that diverse perspectives are key to our work. Therefore we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusiveness. Your qualities and commitment are what matter to us, regardless of race, nationality, gender, age, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.