Director of Programs and Country Support

Principles for Peace

Job announcement

  • Place: Director of Applications and Nation Assist
  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Contract Sort: Full-time, open-ended
  • Reporting line: Govt Director
  • Cut-off date for purposes: 14 April 2024

The Director performs a vital position in setting the strategic path for the Division and overseeing its group. This division leads the country-level implementation of the Rules for Peace, the contextualization of peace measurement methodologies. It leads efforts in growing thematic instruments corresponding to playbooks and peace gaming. On this position, the Director offers steering and supervision to Program Managers, defining the priorities of their portfolios and allocating finances sources accordingly. The Director carefully collaborates with the Govt Director and the Director of Partnerships and Advocacy to make sure alignment between departmental actions and the broader objectives of Rules for Peace, together with facilitating engagement with the worldwide peacebuilding group.


a) Division Lead and Administration

  • Lead the Division in implementing the strategic priorities of the Rules for Peace Basis. This consists of main all programmatic work and enterprise improvement in shut collaboration with the partnership division and the Govt Director.
  • Handle a group of Program Managers, guaranteeing the division’s imaginative and prescient aligns with P4P priorities.
  • Function the programmatic result in operationalize P4P’s coverage supply, spearheading nation rollouts, programmatic instruments, and initiatives to operationalize P4P’s methods for selling peace.
  • Handle and maintain general duty for the division finances, allocating sources, setting priorities, and overseeing expenditures.
  • As delegated by the chief director, act as P4P’s main liaison for world peace initiatives, forging partnerships and collaborations with peace-focused organizations and related entities.
  • Assist P4P’s engagement with worldwide companions, advancing P4P’s narrative round peace engagement and bolstering world momentum in the direction of sustainable peace.
  • Lead proactive evaluation on rising subject peace challenges, providing entry factors emphasizing the Rules for Peace and selling shifts in world peace practices.

b) Operational Engagements

  • Work carefully with the Govt Director to raise P4P’s strategic positioning in national-level peacemaking dialogues and peace processes, fostering connections with nationwide and worldwide entities.
  • Collaborate with native and world companions, together with worldwide organizations and suppose tanks, to develop joint initiatives that align with the Rules for Peace.
  • Act as P4P’s main liaison for particular initiatives delegated by the Govt Director, forging partnerships and collaborations with different peace-focused organizations and related entities.

c) Nation Rollout and Programmatic Instruments

  • Supervise and advise on the event and execution of country-specific rollout methods and in-country work in cooperation with the division’s Program Managers and the Peace Measurement Advisor. This consists of the rollout of the P4P nationwide suggestions loop and participatory periodic assessment in shut collaboration with the World Administration group, guaranteeing they’re grounded in P4P’s strategic path, frameworks, instruments, and methodologies.
  • Lead enterprise improvement and signify P4P with governments of the international locations the place the P4P rollouts happen.
  • Supervise and help Program Managers on the work associated to the international locations of their portfolio and take part in missions and occasions as wanted to signify P4P World Administration.
  • Supervise the design and execution of information administration instruments and suggestions from subject operations and coverage engagement, working independently and together with different advisors to additional P4P’s mission and aims.
  • Supervise the event and implementation of PeaceGaming instruments, Playbooks, and Codes of Follow, guaranteeing their alignment with the Rules for Peace and efficacy in selling peace engagement understanding.
  • Lead the rollout of P4P’s instruments and codes of follow, together with representing and interesting in worldwide boards to advertise the uptake and utilization of P4P’s choices.

d)Partnerships and Useful resource Mobilisation

  • Increase and fortify strategic partnerships with world peace entities and donors to boost inter-organizational cooperation and construct new ones to extend materials, political, and monetary help for P4P’s initiatives and applications.
  • Work carefully with the Govt Director and Director of Partnership and Advocacy to develop and execute fundraising methods and techniques that make sure the group’s monetary stability and operations.
  • Oversee inside planning and programming frameworks in liaison with P4P groups, guaranteeing seamless execution and alignment of organizational objectives.

e) Further tasks:

The tasks and duties listed above aren’t exhaustive. The Director of Applications could tackle extra duties associated to his/her operate, degree of competence, and expertise based on P4P’s wants. S(he) could, for instance, perform or help the next actions:

  • Making certain alignment between the country-roll-out work and the P4P communication technique.

  • Assist revising, updating, and growing P4P’s insurance policies, pointers, manuals, and many others.

  • Assist capability improvement actions of P4Ps’ workers and companions within the fields of peacebuilding coverage and mediation, disseminating P4P’s methodologies and instruments.


  • Superior diploma in Peace Research, Worldwide Relations, Political Science, or a associated subject.

  • A minimal of 10 years of progressively accountable expertise, of which at the very least 7 years have to be in peacebuilding, battle prevention, sustainable improvement, and worldwide cooperation.

  • Demonstrated expertise translating insurance policies and methods into sensible options, steering, and advisory providers.

  • Robust political acumen and prior work expertise in politically intricate environments.

  • Sturdy negotiation and influencing capabilities, with a knack for constructing consensus and fostering productive working relationships. Prior coordination and technical advisory expertise are fascinating.

  • Glorious communication skills, together with public talking expertise.

  • Intensive expertise managing applications/undertaking design and implementation.

  • Proficient managerial abilities, with expertise in main multidisciplinary groups. An inherent progress mindset, entrepreneurial spirit, willingness to go above and past for mission success, flexibility, and adaptableness are important.

  • Means to work successfully in a start-up setting and adapt to altering calls for.

  • Glorious English communication abilities.


P4P believes that wage ranges must be set constantly, guaranteeing equal pay for equal worth, accountable use of sources, and at a degree that permits the group to be as aggressive as attainable.

Job dimension and contribution worth, native labor market, and necessities to draw and retain expertise in favorable circumstances are the primary elements that construction P4P’s compensation framework.

A employees member shall accrue 2.5 days of annual go away per 30 days for every month of service, equating to a most of 6 weeks of go away per 12 months.

Employees members are insured for retirement, incapacity, and loss of life by the state insurance coverage AVS and the pension plan supplied by a personal insurer (basis).

P4P entered right into a contract with a personal basis to offer satisfactory protection for retirement, incapacity, or loss of life. Particulars of this plan can be found on CIEPP’s on-line platform.

60% of the prices are coated by the employer and 40% by the worker.

P4P operates versatile work hours however requires that each one its employees can be found day by day in the course of the “core intervals” of 10.00h to 12.00h and 14.00h to 17.00h.

Workers are entitled to do business from home for someday per week.

Please be aware that P4P can not facilitate work permits for non-EU/EFTA nationals presently.


For those who search to affix an revolutionary and forward-thinking group with a real dedication to world peace and safety, the Rules for Peace Basis welcomes you. Embrace the chance to collaborate with numerous companions, affect realpolitik, and rework societies on the grassroots degree. Collectively, we will reshape the panorama of peace processes and forge a path to a extra peaceable world.

Come and be a driving pressure within the Rules for Peace Basis – the place innovation, collaboration, and lasting influence converge.

We worth variety and intention to realize gender equality, welcoming purposes from all backgrounds.

Methods to apply

Submit a canopy letter and resume/CV detailing related expertise and {qualifications} for this multifaceted position to [email protected] by the 14 of April 2024. Please embrace writing samples and references.

Please be aware that solely short-listed candidates might be contacted.

We reserve the correct to shut the place early if we take into account the quantity and high quality of purposes acquired to be ample.

Incomplete purposes or purposes acquired after the deadline might be disregarded. Solely shortlisted candidates might be contacted.

In case of incapacity, please point out any changes that may help you in attending the written check/ interview or enterprise this submit.

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