Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Civil Peace Service (CPS) Advisor (m/f/d) for PME in South-East Asia

For our operations in Phnom Penh/Cambodia, we are looking for an Civil Peace Service (CPS) Advisor (m/f/d) for PME in South-East Asia

Assignment period: 08/01/2024 - 09/30/2026 / full-time

Field of activity

The Civil Peace Service (CPS) is a global program working on the prevention of violence and peacebuilding in crisis and conflict regions. The CPS regional program Southeast Asian University Partnership for Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation (SAUP) supports universities in the Philippines, Timor-Leste and Cambodia in developing curricula for peace and conflict studies. The aim of the program is to support university partners  in building their capacities in curriculum design and contextualization by integrating best practices from local/traditional practices in non-violent conflict transformation. The position will focus on the implementation and further development of the PME (Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation) component of the program. The position is based at the SAUP hub in Phnom Penh with business trips to the Philippines and Timor-Leste.

Your tasks

As part of your service as a development worker, you will take on the following tasks: 

  • Continuous conceptual development of the PME system of the CPS SAUP program
  • Development and facilitation of planning processes with the team and partner organizations
  • Providing technical support to partner organizations in the practical implementation of the PM&E system together with the responsible national and international colleagues
  • Ongoing conflict-sensitive monitoring of the impact of the processes and results
  • Advise partner organizations in the integration of cross-cutting issues, such as Do No Harm, Human Rights and Gender Equality
  • Support  reporting requirements of CPS  
  • Systematization and sharing of lessons learned and best practices within the SAUP network

Your profile

  • Master’s in social sciences, Peace and Conflict Studies, Development, International Relations or any other relevant field
  • Practical professional experience in the field of impact-oriented PM&E and/or project management; preferably in the field of civil conflict transformation 
  • Experience in the application of participatory methods of adult education and facilitaton of workshops
  • knowledge and practice of conflict-sensitive methods such as the "do-no-harm approach or "reflecting on peace practice"
  • Work-related experience abroad, ideally in Southeast Asia
  • Strong intercultural competence as well as resilience and the ability to familiarize yourself with different contexts,
  • willingness for frequent duty trips in the region
  • Business fluent in English

About us

The basis for service as a development worker is the Development Workers Act (EhfG) and a comprehensive package of benefits based on it. This includes, among other things, targeted professional and personal preparation. We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, globally active development institution. Your competencies are in demand in an interdisciplinary team on site.

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, social background, age or sexual orientation.

We support equal opportunities and welcome applications from people with disabilities.

If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 05/12/2024.

You can find the full job advertisement and further detailed information in our job market on the GIZ job and career pages at, Job-IDV000058573.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Phnom Penh