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Search for Common Ground

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23 Décembre 2018 Il y a 3 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Droits de l’Homme

We are Searchers.
We are over 800 strong worldwide. We believe in our mission to end violent conflict.
It’s our purpose- our call to action.


A Searcher understands our vision of a world where:

  • Differences stimulate social progress, rather than precipitate violence
  • Respect for and cooperation with those we disagree with is considered the norm

A Searcher is a dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate individual, committed to our values. Shared Humanity. Empathy. Impartiality. Inclusivity. Courage. Hope. Humility. Audacity.

With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, we implement projects from 55 offices in 34 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. You will be joining other highly motivated Searchers with a good team spirit and through commitment and dedication, have opportunities to grow.

Search in Tunisia

Search for Common Ground’s (Search) mission in Tunisia is to promote the culture of dialogue and diversity through the involvement of all parts of society while building their capacities. Search works in Tunisia to help members of Tunisian society to address conflicts and differences constructively through
cooperation and dialogue. Search-Tunisia works across multiple channels, mainly with youth, CSOs, media actors, security forces, and local authorities to build the capacity of individuals and institutions to address challenges including differences and acting on common points. Through this approach and partnerships, Search-Tunisia has four main strategic objectives: (i) Promoting peace education; (ii) Fostering non-violent social dialogue; (iii) Enhancing participatory and inclusive governance; and (vi) Transforming Violent Extremism in Tunisia. More information about our Tunisia program can be found

We are searching for…

Search-Tunisia is looking to recruit a Project Manager for a new, exciting project that leverages mass media to promote democratic consolidation and youth leadership. Search strongly believes that fostering youth engagement in the political sphere holds the potential to develop a lifelong engagement in the democratic process and sustain Tunisia’s democratic transition. Based on this belief, Search and its production partner Ma’an network will produce a reality television program to increase young women and men’s interest in constructively participating in politics, peacefully engaging with their national and local
governments, and improving mutual understanding and trust, ultimately contributing to higher youth turnout in the 2019 elections in Tunisia.

Your contribution
The Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of programmatic, financial and administrative coordination of the project on behalf of Search, including determining appropriate implementing mechanisms to achieve the project’s strategic goals; serving as the primary program liaison for donors,
partners and stakeholders; overseeing planning, budgeting, and reporting; overseeing contracting with

Ma’an network, national and local partners; and ensuring compliance with management and financial procedures. The position will report directly and primarily to the Tunisia Program Director. The working languages for this position are French, Arabic and English.

The roles and responsibilities include:

  •  Provide technical leadership and support to other project staff, local and international partners, andmedia stakeholders participating in the implementation of the project.
  •  Develop and maintain updated work plans, project activities, and oversee the effectiveimplementation of planned activities to the highest results, in a timely manner and within budget.
  •  Prepare activities’ reports as well as quarterly narrative reports for donors, in compliance with Searchand donor requirements and in collaboration with Search’s MENA regional team and HQ.
  •  Oversee the management of project budget, prepare detailed activity budgets, and ensurecompliance with contract and donor guidelines in coordination with Search’s Administrative andFinancial Team.
  •  Conduct regular field visits, attending different project activities to ensure their quality, andcommunicating with key national and local stakeholders to create/maintain trust and engagement.
  •  Ensure project delivery is on track, while empowering local and national partners and enhancingnational ownership for longer-term sustainability.
  •  Support monitoring and evaluation work, in collaboration with Search’s Design, Monitoring andEvaluation Coordinator and Media & Communications Team and ensure data clarity, consistency and completeness.
  •  Assist with communication and visibility aspects of the project, in collaboration with Search’s Media & Communications Officer, through written material, photos, success stories, updated website, social media and traditional media.
  •  Lead training activities and provide support to trainers on the design of training materials.
  • Support the identification and preparation of contract agreements with consultants, experts or any contractors as needed for the project.
  • Support the administrative and logistical arrangements for the implementation of project activities.
  •  Ensure project activities are gender- and conflict-sensitive.
  • Maintain regular written and oral reporting to the Program Director and Country Director on key country and project issues.
  •  Contribute creative ideas for the development of technical and financial proposals to local and international donors to sustain the ongoing program.
  • Attend representational meetings with donors and ensure coordination with NGOs and other national and local actors working in the field of youth engagement, elections and media.
  •  Be engaged in the continuing development of the organization, its mission and its staff, through thesharing of experience and knowledge, particularly contributing to institutional learning.

As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other
duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.

Please note that:
● This position is available immediately.
● Women are particularly encouraged to apply

Duration: 12 month contract

Critères d'éligibilité

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, conflict resolution, media or related field.
  • At least five years’ experience managing related programs, preferably in Tunisia or in the region.
  • Strong project management skills covering different aspects such as activity planning and implementation, budget management, and partner coordination
  • Technical expertise in media and youth engagement would be a strong asset
  • Strong report writing and M&E skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with national and local partners
  • Ability to work with people at all levels, ranging from high-level officials to youth.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Professional-level competency in Arabic and French and/or English, both orally and in writing.
  • Willingness to regularly travel on short notice around the country.
  • Cultural sensitivity and strong interest in dialogue, peacebuilding and conflict transformation.
  • Excellent coordination, communication and networking skills.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism, creativity, and enthusiasm while working in a fast-paced, often challenging environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work through stringent deadlines with attention to detail, and coordinate and compile information from various sources
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Flexibility and capacity to adapt to evolving contexts
  • Team spirit and ability to collaborate with colleagues in an open and constructive way

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