Open positions at LPI


Scoping Study on Post-conflict Reconstruction and Development in the IGAD Region – Consultancy

The study will assess existing Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD) policies, programmes and projects at the continental, regional and Member State level, carry out a mapping of relevant stakeholders, and identify gaps, challenges and opportunities. The study will provide the Horn of Africa’s Regional Programme (HARP) with sufficient background information and justifications to enable the Programme to make an informed decision on future PCRD interventions in the IGAD region as well as obtain sufficient data to inform the work of other stakeholders to participate in PCRD processes.

How to apply

Please see complete job description. Applicants are expected to submit their CV (detailing past experience in a similar study or projects) and both technical and financial proposals separately based on their understanding of the ToR by 10 August 2018.

The financial proposal shall specify the total sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e. whether payments fall in instalments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon output, i.e. upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. The financial proposal should include a breakdown of the total sum including:

* The daily rate of the professional fee with the required total number of billable days to complete the assignment.

* The required travel and accommodation costs.

* Breakdown of other reimbursable costs including project management costs, if any.

* Proposed costs must include all related taxes.

Applications (CV, technical and financial proposal as separate documents) should be submitted to: with the subject line: PCRD Scoping Study Proposal. In case of inquiry please contact Shewit Woldemichael:


Senior Policy Advisor – Horn of Africa Regional Programme (HARP)

The Senior Policy Advisor will be responsible for the effective implementation of LPI’s regional policy advocacy efforts and monitoring progress towards our policy goals, in close collaboration with the HARP Team Leader, HARP team, Head of Addis Ababa Regional Office and Director of Global Policy.

How to apply

Please see full job description. Please submit your application by 15 August 2018 to: Applications must be in English and include a detailed CV, a policy-focused writing sample (max. 10 pages) and a concise cover letter explaining why you should be hired as Senior Policy Advisor in LPI’s Horn of Africa Regional Programme.


[1] The Life & Peace Institute is an international and ecumenical centre that supports and promotes nonviolent approaches to conflict transformation through a combination of research and action that entails the strengthening of existing local capacities and enhancing the preconditions for building peace. LPI envisions a world where peace, justice and non-violent relations prevail through people’s active work and commitment. LPI has been active in making contributions towards achieving this goal since 1985. LPI works with a variety of local and regional partners in the Horn of Africa region, Somalia, Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia and in the Great Lakes region.