Field Consultant

The Shaikh Group
  • Location
    Northeast Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Nov 11

Position description

General overview:


TSG’s Track 2 Forum aims to build joint understandings and generate consensus between relevant stakeholders in northeast Syria on inclusive governance and security arrangements, as a basis for building stability and preventing future conflict in the region.


Key tasks:


1)     Support the Political Officer to identify key local stakeholders in northeast Syria for TSG to engage as part of its Track 2 Forum, including individuals from local civil society and the relevant authorities.

2)     Represent TSG inside northeast Syria, including through follow-up consultations with Forum participants and the relevant authorities.

3)     Provide regular progress update reports and monitoring reports to TSG.

4)     Provide logistical support to arrange visits by other members of the TSG team and to organise Forum meetings inside northeast Syria.

5)     Support the facilitation of Forum meetings, and bilateral consultations, including through taking detailed meeting minutes.


Period of employement : November 1st until February 28th 2022 (with possibly of extension)



Essential skills and experience:

1)     Previous experience working for an NGO in the fields of peacebuilding, dialogue, international development, stabilisation, or humanitarian work.

2)     Strong network of contacts in northeast Syria, including with the local authorities and with civil society.

3)     Logistical and operational experience, including previous experience arranging meetings or workshops.

4)     Experience in facilitating meetings or workshops.

5)     An ability and willingness to travel throughout northeast Syria.

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