Senior Dialogue Facilitator


Senior Dialogue Facilitator (m/f) for the Programme Dialogue, Mediation & Peace Support Structures


Main tasks:

In coordination with the Programme Director

  • Conceptualise and facilitate training workshops for different conflict stakeholders in political negotiations, peace mediation and conflict transformation
  • Conceptualise and implement dialogue workshops
  • Take over oversight functions and provide guidance to project managers
  • Liaise with donors and raise additional funds for specific tailor-made trainings & projects


  • Proven track record of training abilities in political negotiation, dialogue and mediation. A minimum experience of 5 years is mandatory
  • Track record of professional involvement in the negotiation/mediation field on track 1-1.5 level
  • Strong facilitation & communication skills
  • Experience of working with non-state armed groups
  • Master's degree in relevant field, such as peace and conflict studies, international relations, law or political science
  • Fluency in English is essential; fluency in Spanish and French are desirable
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently


Additional skills:

  • Strong empathetic skills to work with unconventional and demanding conflict actors
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Curiosity, passion, flexibility and perseverance



The full time position (40 hours/week) will be based in Berlin, Germany for a period of 24 months (extendable), starting as soon as possible.


Application procedure:

Please submit an updated curriculum vitae and a detailed statement about your skills and interests as well as diplomas, certificates and references (letters or contact information) through our online application system.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: Berghof Foundation
  • Location: Berlin
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education and Training
    • Conflict prevention
    • Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DD&R)
  • Closing Date: 2017-01-09

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