Policy Advisor Learning & Knowledge Management

Datum 21 feb. 2023
Vervaldatum 21 sep. 2023
Aantal uren 32
Plaats Utrecht
Betaald Ja
Organisatie PAX




PAX is the largest peace organization in the Netherlands. We work to protect civilians against acts of war, to end armed violence and to build inclusive peace. We work in conflict areas worldwide, together with local partners and people who, just like us, believe that everyone has a right to a dignified life in a peaceful society.

For our office in Utrecht, PAX is searching for a Policy Advisor Learning & Knowledge Management for 32 hours per week.

As a Policy Advisor Learning & Knowledge Management you will play an integral role in shaping PAX's learning and knowledge management initiatives. This role will be responsible for contributing to PAX's learning goals and enhancing the quality of our work to ensure that we remain relevant in the ever-changing and complex field of peacebuilding and justice.


Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Developing and supporting the implementation of the PAX Academy, a training facility for PAX staff and partners to enhance their professionalism;
  • Being responsible for the development and implementation of the learning ambitions of the Strengthening Civil Courage Alliance;
  • Advising on and supporting the planning, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (PMEL) process;
  • Developing a policy for codifying and disseminating knowledge and skills of PAX; documentation and codification of PAX's methodologies, best practices, and results;
  • Providing advice on the development and implementation of a knowledge management infrastructure.

We are seeking a candidate with:

  • A Master's degree in Learning & Development in Organizations and/or Knowledge Management;
  • Between 3-5 years of professional expertise in learning and/or knowledge management in an international NGO;
  • A strong analytical understanding of peacebuilding and conflict transformation;
  • Experience in using a broad array of tools and methodologies to facilitate learning and knowledge management;
  • Endorsement of PAX’s mission and values;
  • Eligibility to work in the EU.

We offer:

A position for 32 hours per week (0,89 fte) with starting date as soon as possible. We offer a dynamic and highly international working environment with committed and enthusiastic colleagues. Personal development opportunities are available.

The position is scaled in salary scale 10 according to the PKN employment conditions and ranges from € 2.711,13 to € 4.533,85 gross for a full-time position of 36 hours per week depending on experience.

In addition, we provide an 8.3% year-end bonus, 8% holiday allowance, and full reimbursement for 2nd class public transport commuting costs.


Procedure and information:

For further information about the position you can contact René Schoenmakers, Team Coordinator, via schoenmakers@paxforpeace.nl (with cc: to bierbrauwer@paxforpeace.nl).

Interested candidates matching the profile and requirements are requested to send their CV and a motivation letter (1 page) in English addressed to René Schoenmakers, solely by filling in the following Application form (nmbrshire.com).

Closing date for reactions to this vacancy announcement is Sunday the 12th of March 2023.

Interviews (first round) will be held online on Wednesday the 15th of March 2023.

PAX is an equal opportunity employer and encourages everyone with skills, passion and courage to participate. We invite applicants from all backgrounds, also with special needs, to apply for this position.

Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated.