Country: South Africa
Organization: Institute for Justice and Reconciliation
Closing date: 22 Apr 2022

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is a think tank-cum-field practitioner organisation making niche contributions to issues of political and economic transition, peacebuilding & transformation, in South Africa, Africa and beyond. Founded in 2000, IJR has earned an international reputation for high-quality, evidence-based original research, sought-after policy input and in-depth reconciliation work at local, national and regional levels. The IJR’s vision is to build fair, democratic, inclusive and peaceful societies in Africa through carefully selected engagements and interventions. The IJR is a best practice NGO that seeks to implement in its own circles, the values it upholds for society. Its talented and committed staff members reflect the diversity of South Africa, and the African continent, as does its eminent Board of Directors.

For more information about us visit our website: www.ijr.org.za

In order to remain responsive to the demands of IJR’s work, the organisation is aiming to establish a consultant roster to ensure IJR has sufficient capacity available to implement its projects.

The IJR is therefore looking for consultants who are interested to become part of IJR’s consultant pool. Should projects arise where additional capacity is required, IJR would treat the roster as a preferred pool of consultants and send relevant requests immediately to this pool.

Skills and requirements

The IJR is looking for seasoned facilitators, peacebuilding and mediation practitioners, dialogue experts and researchers in the field of peacebuilding, reconciliation and transitional justice in Africa. It is imperative that consultants seeking to be included in the roster, have an in-depth understanding of the context they will offer their services in.

All consultants applying need to meet the following requirements:

8 to 10 years of experience in their respective field of work
In-depth understanding of one or more countries or regions in Africa
Ability to show a track record of working in the field
Up to date with the latest developments in the field
Ability to work with people and adapt to different contexts
Another language beyond English (will be an advantage)
Ability to facilitate/train/research
Ability to use online tools such as Zoom and Team
Expertise in a minimum of one of the following fields of work – peacebuilding, conflict management, mediation, democratisation, violent extremism, social cohesion, dialogue processes, reconciliation, transitional justice, mental health and psychosocial support, women, peace and security.

Application process

CLICK HERE TO APPLY if you are interested to become part of IJR’s consultant team, you will be required to upload your CV (max 4 pages) with contactable references and a motivational letter clearly stating your experience and outlining why you would like to become a service provider for the IJR, as well as your daily rate. Please explain in the letter which skills you will bring to the IJR and why you think you are a value-add to IJR’s team.

Applications close on Friday the 22nd of April 2022. Should you be selected to be part of the roster, the IJR will inform you. For questions and queries, please contact vacancies@ijr.org.za

How to apply:

Application process

CLICK HERE TO APPLY if you are interested to become part of IJR’s consultant team, you will be required to upload your CV (max 4 pages) with contactable references and a motivational letter clearly stating your experience and outlining why you would like to become a service provider for the IJR, as well as your daily rate. Please explain in the letter which skills you will bring to the IJR and why you think you are a value-add to IJR’s team.

Applications close on Friday the 22nd of April 2022. Should you be selected to be part of the roster, the IJR will inform you. For questions and queries, please contact vacancies@ijr.org.za

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