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Job opportunity 

Inter-religious Research and Relations Facilitator

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The ACTION Support Centre (ASC) is the Africa regional hub of a global network committed to positive action to transform conflict. The ASC aims to deepen a culture of people-to-people solidarity, strengthen the capacity of individuals and organisations using a variety of methods, be a resource for African wisdom and expertise that is able to respond effectively to the deep-rooted social conflicts across the continent and contribute effectively towards Africa’s renewal.

The ACTION Support Centre seeks to appoint a person who will play the role of Inter-religious Research & Relations Facilitator.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaison for the ASC with the Zanzibar Interfaith Centre, the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda and dialogue stakeholders on all project matters
  • Identifying new areas of work within the scope of Inter-religious dialogue
  • Coordination of research, dialogue and facilitated skills building and exchange identified by the ASC
  • Organisational Fundraising

Requirements:

  • Experience and ability to liaise with senior religious leaders across diverse faith groups.
  • Advanced degree in religious studies or related relevant field.
  • Background in inter-religious dialogue facilitation and cross-cultural communication.
  • Demonstrated outstanding process facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of inter-religious conflict and conflict transformation interventions on the continent.

Previous experience of working with faith-based leaders in Zanzibar or Uganda would be desirable.

To apply please forward your CV and a copy of your ID or Passport to otto@asc.org.za.

Please use Application – Inter-religious Research and Relations Facilitator” as your subject on the email.

Closing date: 31st April 2014 14h00 GMT+2

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


 

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