Civil Peace Service - CPS Worker for strategy development and networking (m/f/x)

Bogotá, Colombia
Comisión de Conciliación Nacional (CCN)
3 Years
Civil Peace Service - CPS Worker for strategy development and networking (m/f/x)
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Your tasks

  • You support the CCN and its partners with context and conflict analyses and develop proposals for peacebuilding measures.
  • You will contribute to the planning and implementation of an educational communication strategy for truth, reconciliation, conflict transformation and advocacy.
  • You support the regional pastoral offices in the development and implementation of strategies and processes in the area of reconciliation and peace. 
  • You promote exchange and networking between regional pastoral offices and the CCN.
  • You will be responsible for the proper spending and administration of financial resources on the ground in accordance with donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO specifications. You will work in partnership with colleagues from the partner organization.


Your profile

  • You have a relevant university degree in a social science or humanities subject such as political science, sociology, anthropology, peace studies or a comparable discipline.
  • You have at least 5 years of professional experience in working with various civil society actors, ideally also with church structures. 
  • You have expertise in conflict transformation mechanisms and analytical methods/conflict analysis. You are characterized by knowledge of best practices in peacebuilding in (post-)conflict countries.
  • You can look back on experience of working in conflict zones and have several years of experience abroad, ideally in Latin America.
  • Experience in communication/public relations, advocacy and political lobbying is desirable.
  • You are fluent in Spanish. A good command of English is an advantage. A driver's license and driving experience are mandatory.
  • You are an EU citizen or Swiss national and, as a member of a Christian church, you are committed to the goals and concerns of the church's development and peace work.

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Our benefits - your impetus

We want you to feel good working with us:

Subsistence payments

12 subsistence payments (and a prorated 13th) are based on your degree, experience, marital status, and your obligations to support your dependants. Other allowances will be considered on an individual basis.

Social benefits

Social insurance includes statutory pension, accident and unemployment insurance as well as health insurance for you and the dependants accompanying you.

Private insurance

In addition to statutory insurance, we also take out private insurance including professional and personal liability as well as accident insurance.

Personnel development

Individual seminars including language and safety courses ensure your personal development and effectively strengthen your work on location.

Health care

We bear the costs for medical examinations, the health check beforehand and vaccinations to ensure you are perfectly prepared for your assignment.

Cost coverage

We bear the costs for rent and consumption. The pro-rata costs for furnishing your accommodation depend on the number of people living there.

"It gives me a good feeling when I see co-workers and partner organizations working together on difficult conflicts."

AGIAMONDO Co-worker about their daily work and life Kenia

Your work with AGIAMONDO and CCN

Responsible and challenging

AGIAMONDO e.V. is the personnel service of the German Catholics for Development Cooperation. The Civil Peace Service (CPS) offers development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in Columbia, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures.



The Comisión de Conciliación Nacional (CCN) acts as a reconciliation commission within the unification process in various armed conflicts in the country. In doing so, it promotes respect for human rights and peaceful politics.

CCN is looking for a dedicated professional to support the team in Bogotá and advance the work in the regions through expertise in international peacebuilding.

From the application to the preparation contract

How can I apply?

We will gladly accept your online application. You will receive feedback approximately 14 days after the application deadline.

What follows positive feedback?

We will invite you to the next available selection day. You will receive information about the procedure in advance.

What do the selection days involve?

Over the course of two days, we will provide you with specific information about the conditions and framework. We will also conduct selection interviews with you.

What happens after that?

If we consider you to be a good match for the assignment, we will request your consent to introduce you to the partner organisation. You will then receive a contract for the preparation period.

What does preparation include?

All specialists receive extensive training for 3 - 4 months in Cologne to prepare them intensively for their assignment.



Jacqueline Kallmeyer

Personnel Recruitment

+49 221 8896 -271

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