S/he will provide technical guidance on Conflic Prevention and Peacebuilding issues within the overall “Peace” architecture of the GPN structure at the regional level, coordinating closely with the global teams, primarily the Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding and Responsive Institutions (CPPRI), as well as the Rule of Law, Security and Human Rights. S/he will represent UNDP in the wider peacebuilding and conflict prevention community of practice with a primary focus on the Arab States Region, including with UN system, bilateral partners, external experts, civil society, etc.
Under the supervision of the Governance and Peacebuilding Team Leader at the UNDP Regional Hub for Arab States and in collaboration with other Advisors and Specialists in the Regional Hub, HQ, Country Offices, Global Policy Centers, and rosters of external advisors, s/he is responsible for the provision of technical expertise and policy and programme advisory services to Country Offices, supports the implementation of the regional programme and, where appropriate, with key UN and external partners. S/he responds to requests from Country Offices under the guidance of the Regional Hub Manager, and the supervision of the Governance and Peacebuilding Team Leader, in collaboration with corporate support providers, such as the GPN Country Support Management Team, Crisis and Fragility Engagement and Policy Team and the SDG integrator Team.
Working to ensure quality and coherent policy and programme advisory services within their region and across other regions as well as alignment with the Strategic Plan, the Programme Advisor advances the credibility and recognition of the organization’s programmes in this thematic area. Key areas of focus include: sustaining peace, peacebuilding, working in situations of protracted conflict, promoting social cohesion, conflict and gender-sensitivity, preventing violent extremism and use of conflict analysis.