Based in Geneva
Starting date: October 2020
Temporary position of 3 months
The Oslo Forum is the leading international retreat for conflict mediation practitioners. Co-hosted by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) and the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Oslo Forum regularly convenes conflict mediators, peacemakers, high-level decision-makers and key peace process actors in a series of informal and discreet retreats. The Forum features an annual global event in Oslo as well as regional retreats in Africa and Asia. The Oslo Forum team also produces podcasts and publications that assist mediation practitioners in grappling with the challenges they encounter in their work and supports HD’s operations by conducting research to advance the debate on approaches to mediation processes.
The Project Associate will support the planning and organisation of the Oslo Forum retreats, podcasts and publications. In particular, s/he will:
The ideal candidate should meet the following criteria:
The Oslo Forum is a small team working in a stimulating international environment with frequent interaction with other in-house project teams and external partners. As part of the team, the Project Associate will be able to develop her/his personal and professional expertise, management skills and contacts in the field of armed conflict mediation. The future employee will gain direct exposure to all aspects of project work and to peace process actors from a variety of backgrounds.
If you are interested in the position and meet the above described qualifications, please send your resume (maximum 2 pages) and a short cover letter (with both documents in one pdf file) by 23 August 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HD is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please visit www.hdcentre.org.