Student Assistant (all genders)

Working Student, Part-time · Berlin

Your mission
We are looking for a Student Assistant (all genders) in the framework of the project “Infrastructures for Peace and Environmental   Peacebuilding in Hirshabelle and Galmudug States, Somalia”, which contributes to the constructive transformation of the vicious cycle of conflict, climate change and environmental degradation. Requirement for this role is current enrollment at a university.
Overview of the position:
Hours: 20 hours per week (flexible)
Starting date: 15.6.2023
Duration: Limited contract until 31.12.2023
Location: Berlin, Germany
Your main tasks:
  •      Support project implementation in close cooperation with the team in Berlin and Mogadishu
  •      Coordinate with project team and partners regarding logistical, administrative and financial issues
  •      Assist in organising travels and events in coordination with project team
  •      Support documentation of project activities and report-writing
  •      Support to background research and to the preparation of briefing materials
Your knowledge, experience & skills
  • Currently enrolled in Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, International Relations, or similar
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Initial work experience in administration or project management in international settings
  • Knowledge of and/or regional experience in the Horn of Africa, particularly Somalia, is an asset
  • Ability to work under pressure and adjust to a very fluid project context
  • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English; German and/or Somali is an asset
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office Applications and ability to structure and visualize complexity  
  • Curiosity, passion, creativity and perseverance 
What you can expect from us
  • Highly experienced and engaged community of practice
  • Cooperative and dynamic team
  • Compensation 12€ per hour
  • Highly insightful and challenging tasks
  • Confidence-based flexible working hours
  • Flexibility regarding office vs. mobile working solutions
Application procedure: Please submit your CV and cover letter as well as diplomas, certificates and references by 05.06.2023 (end of business hours) through our online application system only.

We welcome diversity and are happy to receive applications from people regardless of their ethnic, social and national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation and marital status.
We look forward to receiving your application!
About us
The Berghof Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization supporting people in conflict in their efforts to achieve sustainable peace through conflict transformation and peacebuilding. Headquartered in Berlin, the organization is run by a diverse team and works with local partners around the world.
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