Peacebuilding advisor Stockholm

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Do you have skills in peacebuilding and conflict-sensitivity? Driven to assure knowledge in the organisation and among partners? Then you might be our new colleague!

Kvinna till Kvinna is looking for a professional to join our team of advisors in Stockholm. We coach, quality assure, network, and support our co-workers, managers, and partners across countries and programmes. We build on our total organisational experience as well as new practises. In 2021, Kvinna till Kvinna develops a new long-term strategy. For this journey we are looking for someone who wants to help us bring our long experience within peacebuilding and assure we excel in everchanging contexts in the future.

We offer an international, professional, and creative workplace. Want to join?

Deadline for applying: 7th of March

The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation has defended women’s rights since 1993. For every woman’s right to be safe and to be heard. Today we are one of the world’s leading women’s rights organisations, working directly in areas affected by war and conflict to strengthen women’s influence and power. We work closely together with over 100 local partner organisations across 20 countries to end violence against women, reach lasting peace and close the gender gap once and for all. The future is equal. And together, we are change.

About the job

You consolidate, develop, and share Kvinna till Kvinna’s experience and policy and practice within peacebuilding and conflict sensitivity.

You identify opportunities and suggests strategic and programmatic steps relating to Kvinna till Kvinna peacebuilding successes and practice.

You contribute to donor application and reporting related to the thematic.

You train, coach and digitally support teams, partners and stakeholders based on the organisation’s and your own knowledge.

You support teams mainstream the concept of conflict sensitivity across all operations.

The advisor, along with fellow-advisors, also contributes to a larger cross-regional programme, currently including 10 of Kvinna till Kvinna’s programme conflict-affected countries in South Caucasus, the Middle East and North Africa, Central Africa, and Western Balkans. This large programme includes components such as advocacy, knowledge management, networking, and practice sharing.

You will join the Method and Development Unit with approximately ten co-workers, with several thematic advisors and co-workers contributing to programme and method development as well as capacity building of individuals. The unit is a part of the Programme and Method department.

About you

You need to at least have

· Minimum five years of relevant work experience of which at least three from working with international development cooperation and civil society.

· Academic degree in relevant fields, such as political and social science, international relations, development studies, peace- and conflict studies, gender studies, human rights or law;

· Knowledge in peacebuilding and conflict sensitivity and experience from international development;

· Experience from programme and/or method development

· Experience from adult training programmes and coaching; 

· Fluency in English;

· Solid computer skills and experience, especially from the Office programmes;


· Knowledge of support to women’s rights organisations;

· Knowledge of and experience from monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management and networking;

· Experience of contributing to cross-regional programmes;

· Experience of developing digital trainings or content for e-learning platforms;

·  Experience from communications and advocacy work;

· Knowledge of and/or experience from working in any of Kvinna till Kvinna’s programme countries or comparative contexts;

· Fluency in French and Arabic.

Terms & conditions and what we offer

At Kvinna till Kvinna you will get a chance to be a part of an inspiring workplace with dedicated employees. At Kvinna till Kvinna we work to promote women’s rights in more than 20 war- and conflict-affected countries. Today we are over 130 professional, committed and responsible colleagues across four regions with a broad set of experiences and expertise. Together with brave partners across the world, we make a promise to always keep going for a peaceful and equal world for everyone.

Please also note that due to the nature of the work only women (legal and/or self-identified) applicants will be considered. Otherwise we strive for diversity.

This is a full-time position with a starting probationary period of 6 months. Access as soon as possible. The position is based in Stockholm and travel may occur. Goal-oriented working hours applies.


Send your application no later than 7th March by clicking the apply button.

You can chose to write the application in English or in Swedish. Please note that we only accept applications thru our job site.


If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact

For information on the recruitment process, please contact HR Officer

Representatives for the local unions:

Joyce Najm Widell, Akavia, and Ludmila Stefankova, Unionen

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