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ADVISOR, HIV PREVENTION
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Pact is seeking an Advisor, HIV Prevention in Lusaka. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42- year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Position Purpose: The Advisor, HIV Prevention will directly support the COP in the design, roll-out and day-to-day management and implementation of community-based prevention interventions and related community strengthening activities. Key Responsibilities: Provide leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality and responsiveness of HIV prevention programming and service delivery. Advise on focused prevention with key affected populations (including girls age 15-24 years, men who have sex with men, sex workers, and people living with HIV) and social and structural change approaches to HIV prevention in Zambia (addressing gender roles and cultural norms, behavior change with multiple concurrent partners, and rights-based programming). Facilitate technical capacity assessments in efficacious, evidence-based HIV prevention among CSO partners and GRZ in order to identify gaps, technical capacity limitations, and priority technical assistance needs. Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of HIV prevention quality improvement activities. Develop and facilitate problem solving and action planning among CSO and GRZ stakeholders to address critical challenges and barriers to improving HIV prevention programming and service delivery. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's degree in Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field, with specific emphasis on community-level health promotion and/or education. Minimum seven years of experience in the ESA region designing and implementing large-scale community-level HIV prevention programs involving multiple stakeholders. Four of those years should be in a technical leadership/ management role for a project of similar size and complexity, including experience with direct supervision of professional staff. Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based and promising behavioral and structural HIV prevention interventions, best practices in community health interventions and linkage to services, and approaches to addressing gender issues relating to HIV prevention. Prior experience in building community competency and capacity for improving health and use of participatory methodologies for planning and implementing local-level activities. Excellent interpersonal, training, facilitation, team building and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships and to work collaboratively with host country government counterparts and civil society organizations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0039. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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GLOBAL DIRECTOR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C.

Pact is seeking a Global Director Capacity Development in Washington, DC. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. Program Advancement, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Working across Pact to ensure that Quality and Impact are central to everything that we do. Playing a key role in new business acquisition from pre-positioning to submission. Articulating Pact's expertise externally. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Vice President, Program Advancement, the Global Director Capacity Development is responsible for driving Pact's work in capacity development and ensuring that Pact remains at the cutting edge of thought leadership. Additionally the successful candidate will play a central role in growing the portfolio, focusing on quality and impact and ensuring that Pact's work is articulated externally. Key Responsibilities: Driving thought leadership of capacity development research and practice internally and externally. Manage a globally networked team of capacity development professionals to provide targeted and strategic technical assistance, facilitate networked learning among practitioners, and support adoption of high-quality and innovative practices in capacity development. Act as a conduit for ideas between Pact and external audiences, publishing and promoting Pact's work in different thematic areas and country contexts as appropriate. Lead the organization- wide implementation of standards/ values in capacity building. Support an integrated approach to capacity development that is infused throughout Pact's engagement with partner organizations. Ensure internal connectivity and networking for sharing and learning among Pact's capacity development practitioners. Support the capacity development of Pact's staff worldwide through the provision of training and professional development materials. Lead the development of cutting-edge materials around flagship approaches and tools for high-quality capacity development. Coordinate with Results and Measurement Team to implement a global learning agenda in support of learning and evaluation around the results of capacity development activities. Work closely with Opportunity Development to ensure high quality technical support throughout the project design and proposal development process, increasing Pact's success in acquiring additional and new sources of funding. Coordinate with Program Delivery Teams to provide technical assistance to implementation of priority capacity development initiatives. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Significant and demonstrated ability in driving and facilitating technical operations in multiple countries. Bachelor's Degree with 15 years of relevant experience. Experience in managing a global team. Demonstrated technical ability and experience in capacity development/ organizational development. Experience and willingness to play a key role in new business acquisition. Strong experience with a variety of statutory, foundations and corporate donors. Ability to work across a matrixed organization, often achieving results without decision making authority. Experience living and working outside of home country. Ability to travel 30% of time. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in pertinent area with 12 years of experience. Language skills in addition to English. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0036. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING DIRECTOR
MONROVIA, LIBERIA

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director for the anticipated, USAID- funded five-year Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI), which will strengthen multi-stakeholder partnerships to advocate for and monitor policy and accountability reforms. The program contributes to the overall goal of USAID/Liberia's civil society and media interventions by increasing the influence of citizens and media in the governance of public goods and services. Position Purpose: The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director will provide performance monitoring and evaluation of LAVI to include developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to performance monitoring and work plans. The ME&L Director will also provide technical assistance and training to LAVI staff and liaise with USAID/Liberia in ME&L design, modification and reporting. Key Responsibilities: Specific Duties: Assist partners to develop strong M&E systems that will allow accountability for programming to Pact and to the donor; Providing training and mentoring support to partners and staff to ensure the implementation of strong M&E systems; Assist with development of the Performance Management Plan for the project, including decision on and definition of key indicators, targets and systems for measurements; Assist the OVC Manager and COP to design the overall measurement system for the project to include outcome measures at the end of the project; Collect, aggregate, analyze and visual data for the project for reporting to Pact and to the donor. BASIC REQUIREMENTS: The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director will have: Prior experience in the monitoring and evaluation of policy reform or in capacity development, with demonstrated capabilities in methodologies appropriate to complex change processes and capacity development. Demonstrated capabilities in knowledge management and organizational learning. Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams. An advanced degree, Master's or higher in any the following or related fields: social science, management, international development, or monitoring and evaluation. A minimum of 10 years professional experience, with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a Sub-Saharan Africa. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0020. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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PROGRAM MANAGER II - MEAL (MONITORING, EVALUATION, ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEARNING)
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. Background: CRS has been working in CAR since 2007, with the main office in the capital Bangui and current field offices for a USAID-funded program in the provinces of Mbomou and Haut-Mbomou located in the cities of Obo, Zemio, and Rafai in the southeast of the country. CRS program portfolio includes: community-based early warning systems, food security, agriculture recovery, and peacebuilding, social cohesion and reconciliation. CRS is now expanding programming to respond to the emergency and early recovery needs of the people of CAR, who have been, and continue to be, severely impacted by the events in the aftermath of the coup of March 2013. With private funding, CRS is providing food assistance in southwestern CAR in partnership with Caritas Mbaiki, and is providing support to Caritas CAR, Caritas Bossangoa, Caritas Bouar and Caritas Bozoum for emergency response and management of multiple IDP camps and urban responses with populations ranging from hundreds of displaced to tens of thousands. Anticipated donor funding will expand similar program activities in these areas as well. Building on current experience, and in response to increasing intra-community violence (between Muslims and Christians, agriculturalists and pastoralists, and IDPs and residents), the country program is also prioritizing mainstreaming social cohesion and conflict mitigation programming throughout all sectors. CRS seeks a qualified candidate for PM II - MEAL and Communications Manager who will work under the Head of Programming (HoP) for all programming, except the USAID-funded SECC program that has a dedicated M&E Manager and Information Officer. Length of Assignment: Two to three years. The aim and primary responsibility of this position is to lead the technical and strategic Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) activities for the country program and communicate evidenced-based results internally to inform management and program decisions, and externally to donors and program participants for accountability. Primary Responsibilities: Support to strengthen the capacity of project and partner staff on MEAL in line with CRS global and donor standards; generate quality strategic monitoring and evaluation information in a timely manner to influence programming and decision making; promote program accountability, learning and sharing among staff, partners and stakeholders; assist the country program in the areas of advocacy, fund-raising and donor-relations through the development of creative and timely communications to targeted audiences; advance country program strategic objectives by supporting service delivery to communities through effective and innovative communications; ensures compliance with donor branding and marking plans. Specific Responsibilities: Design, develop and implement the MEAL system: Coordinate the design and development of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning (MEAL) system utilizing the standard CRS SMILER tool as well as other M&E guidance and tools. Ensure the establishment and improvement of the MEAL system according to CRS MEAL policies and procedures. Ensure the collection and analysis of accurate data (quantitatives and qualitatives), including data relative to the use of financial resources, to be used in decision-making for improved program performance. Ensure the reliable and accurate count of different categories of project participants based on the definitions and procedures of the Agency. Design, plan and conduct the baseline survey, analyze and publish results. Conduct performance evaluations in terms of relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the program. Identify the need for further studies and operational research based on the results of program performance evaluations, and conduct additional studies and operational research, as necessary. Actively participate in the design, implementation and analysis of final evaluation surveys in collaboration with external consultants. Ensure the visualization of the results and impact of programs with graphics, photos, videos and maps. Participation and Responsibility report: Ensure active participation of beneficiaries and other stakeholders in the MEAL process. Provide analysis and take into account the information needs of communities, project participants and other stakeholders in the MEAL system. Ensure transparent and effective targeting of project participants based on clear criteria and participatory methods. Design and develop an effective mechanism for collecting and responding to feedback from the communities and project participants. Facilitate the conduct of participatory community assessments, using the Appreciative Inquiry approach and the conceptual framework of Integral Human Development (IHD). Support communities in the design and implementation of their own system of monitoring and evaluation. Learning and knowledge management: Organize meetings/ workshops for critical thinking and learning to guide decision- making and action. Ensure the identification, documentation, sharing and adoption of best practices and lessons learned. Institutional Strengthening: Assist M&E Officers to implement MEAL plans and to facilitate evidence-based program decisions. Provide technical assistance (TA), when needed, and/or identify technical resources to assist in institutional strengthening activities. Identify partners' TA requirements through field visits and other means. Oversee the identification and, where appropriate, the management/ coordination of consultant(s), hired to provide TA to the country program. Organize and undertake MEAL capacity building activities such as trainings, workshops and other visits for learning. Linkages/ networking: Coordinate synergies between MEAL and other technical sectors of the program. Establish appropriate linkages especially with program partners. Represent the program in various forums and foster partnership with other stakeholders, particularly those supported by the USAID Mission. Communications: Develop an annual communication plan for CRS/CAR, outlining key messages that the country program wants to communicate to communities, donors, partners, peer NGOs, the government, CRS Headquarters, other CRS country programs and regions, private donors in the U.S. and U.S. Catholics more broadly. Document and package success stories to share with donors, CRS HQ and other audiences, as required. Create pro-active mechanisms (i.e., a bi-monthly donor newsletter) for reaching out to existing and potential donors with information about the country program. Create briefing materials. Manage production and editing of newsletters, reports and publications, as needed. Coordinate translation of documents in vernacular languages for various communities. Provide updated information for the CRS/CAR webpage on the agency website, as needed. Ensure CRS/CAR's adherence to donor branding and marking requests and guidelines. Programming and Management: Collaborate with all PQ units to document initiatives and successes. Provide technical support to communications initiatives being planned and undertaken by CRS/CAR's programming areas, such as the development of IEC material for communities. Provide technical support to the review of donor reports and publications, as needed. Advance the use of Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) within CRS programs. Manage, as needed, communications-related consultants, such as photographers. Work closely with other CRS/CAR program managers to ensure that communications, including branding, is included (and well-justified) in project proposals, and that any necessary budget provisions are made. Mentoring and Supervision: Work with program staff to develop and implement progressive but realistic staff development plans and annual performance plans using the CRS Performance Management System that are in line with country and agency strategic priorities. Provide necessary and timely feedback to all staff being directly managed; ensure program managers follow the same process for performance management of their direct reports. Champion effective and regular coaching of staff. Create a supervisory environment focused on achievement of results and embodiment of CRS values-based behaviors, in which constructive feedback is welcomed and appropriately provided and a team environment prevails. Build the capacity of programing staff in key project management principles, tools and approaches and ensure that these new skills are utilized on the job. Ensure the development of high-performing national program staff to assume greater levels of responsibility. Establish an annual internal training calendar for program staff; ensure that external training opportunities are fairly assigned to program staff and that training opportunities are maximized for the benefit of the programming team. Communicate and liaise effectively with field offices as needed to ensure effective program implementation. Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results. Serves with Integrity; Models Stewardship; Cultivates Constructive Relationships; Promotes Learning. Program Manager Competencies: These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Sets clear goals and manages toward them. Collaborates effectively with staff and stakeholders. Manages financial resources with integrity. Applies program quality standards to project design and organizational learning. Emergency Competencies: These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff working in emergencies to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results. Communicates strategically under pressure; Manages stress and complexity; Actively promotes safety and security; Manages and implements high-quality emergency programs. Supervisory Responsibilities: MEAL Officers in programs. Key Working Relationships: Internal: Head of Programming, Program Managers. External: Program Managers and M&E team, SARO and Headquarters; other official structures as appropriate. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in development, statistics or related studies. At least 3 years of professional experience leading MEAL systems. Demonstrated skills in all areas of MEAL and knowledge management related to development programs. Experience in working with USG-funded programs. Ability and proven experience transferring knowledge through formal and informal training. Experience in evidence- based M&E. Experience managing staff, budgets and planning processes. Excellent writing, editing and publication skills, including photography and videography. Excellent presentation and communication skills. Previous experience working in Africa preferred. Team-oriented and strong interpersonal skills. Strong group process design and facilitation skills. Flexibility and ability to motivate. MEAL Technical skills: Be able to design and develop efficient tools for collecting monitoring data based on program results framework. Be able to design and develop effective questionnaires for quantitative surveys and interview guides for qualitative studies. Be able to design and develop tools for storing and processing data from routine and survey data: Create and manage databases using Excel, Access Manager Base or other similar data management means. Create and effectively structure survey data files. Possess knowledge of advanced techniques for random sampling, including the estimation of sample size, the calculation of weights, the calculation of the estimation errors, and confidence intervals. Have advanced descriptive statistics and statistical inference knowledge (select and perform appropriate statistical tests to remove the evidence of differences between results or between groups (experimental and control). Master at least one statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, STATA or equivalent, preferred. Physical Requirements/ Environment: The position is based in Bangui, with national and international travel, as required - up to 40%; includes attendance at internal and external conferences and workshops, when requested. Travel within CAR includes areas with limited amenities. Foreign Language Required: Excellent English and French language oral and written communication skills required; knowledge of Sango or other local languages desired. Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position. Due to the environment of the job location, this position is a non-accompanied post. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. TO APPLY: Apply at https://www5.apply2jobs.com/CRS/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob &RID=2204&CurrentPage=1 EOE/M/F/D/V

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PROGRAM MANAGER I- C.A.R. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. Background: CRS has been working in CAR since 2007, with the main office in the capital Bangui and current field offices for a USAID-funded program in the provinces of Mbomou and Haut-Mbomou located in the cities of Obo, Zemio, Rafai, Bangassou and Bakouma in the southeast of the country. CRS expanded programming to respond to the emergency and early recovery needs of the people of CAR, who continue to be severely impacted by the events in the aftermath of the coup of March 2013. Field offices were established in Ouham province (Bossangoa) and Lobaye province (Boda). CRS program portfolio includes: food security, agriculture recovery, livelihoods/ cash assistance, shelter, community-based early warning systems, peacebuilding, and social cohesion and reconciliation. Job Summary: CRS CAR seeks a development professional with interest in resource mobilization to support creative and dynamic positioning for and pursuit of funding to meet urgent humanitarian and development needs. This position offers an opportunity to demonstrate initiative and leadership skills, and to help shape the direction of the country program. It is an excellent opportunity for program managers to cultivate an increasingly sought-after skillset for many senior-management positions, as well as for those interested in a career path within business development to take on a more strategic role. The BDS position will be responsible for identification and development of new funding opportunities and increasing CRS' capacity to respond to opportunities from a variety of donors. The BDS will be part of the CRS CAR program team, participating in cluster meetings presenting the activities of CRS and contributing to cluster strategy, supporting and coordinating long-term strategic growth as well as business development activities: growth planning, long-term positioning, intelligence gathering, capture planning and pursuit of new opportunities; and serve in appropriate roles on proposal teams. S/he will strengthen BD systems and use of BD tools within the country program in partnership with the BD Regional Technical Advisor (RTA) based in CRS' Central Africa Regional Office (CARO). This will include coordinating intelligence, and complying with existing CRS standards and templates for materials. The BDS will assist teams to design and produce concept papers and proposals reflecting agency-wide program quality principles, responding to donor interests and requirements, and based on robust contextual analysis on the ground. Finally, the BDS will liaise closely with the CRS PMs to learn about programming in the field offices, CARO Regional Technical Advisor for Business Development, and Deputy Regional Director for Program Quality. Specific Responsibilities: Resource Mobilization Action Plan (RMAP) Coordination: Implement the CAR RMAP, in close coordination with the Head of Programming. Under the leadership of the Country Representative and senior managers, develop and execute appropriate and effective growth and fundraising strategies. Develop and maintain CAR donor map for priority sectors. Liaise with HQ- based Resource Acquisition Department (RAD) to ensure that relevant information relating to strategic growth is disseminated across the country program. Work with regional and HQ staff to analyze CAR past performance by donor and sector, with an emphasis on public resource proposal submission, success rates and lessons learned. Conceptualize and oversee the production of appropriate marketing materials for the CRS portfolio in collaboration with programming and administrative staff; including project fact sheets, sectoral and/or geographic focus brochures, past performance documentation, and others. Identify Funding Opportunities and Prepositioning: Maintain a database of available technical consultants and TDYers across key programming sectors. Oversee maintenance of opportunity pipeline, proposal submission, and donor intelligence on CRS' online project information management system. Advise CAR leadership on upcoming opportunities, capture planning processes, and other initiatives to better position the country program to successfully compete. Collaborate with relevant country program and regional colleagues to maintain up-to- date past performance references across CAR's key programming sectors. Collaborate with CARO and RAD to maintain global past performance and corporate capacity statements, ensuring that CAR past performance and experiences are represented in these documents. Assist with positioning CRS as a leader in local partner institutional strengthening with potential donors highlighting concrete results and approaches; take actions to position CRS for specific opportunities that may arise. Lead research and identification of potential donors (foundations, embassies, bilateral organizations, INGOs, other non-traditional sources) and proactively monitor websites and listservs for useful information on donor priorities, requirements, and funding opportunities. Liaise with relevant CARO and HQ staff to keep them up to date on CRS' portfolio and upcoming funding opportunities; keep country program portfolio information updated on CRS website for communication and visibility purposes. Capture Planning: When significant funding opportunities are identified, work with relevant program teams to follow a capture planning process that will generate useful information for decision- making, assessing and improving preparedness and competitiveness, and building the foundation for a preliminary project design. Coordinate participation of regional and HQ staff to be prepared ahead of live funding opportunities. Develop specific plans for preparing to pursue key opportunities as they become known, coordinating closely with CAR leadership and regional staff on go/no-go analysis and decisions. Proposal and Concept Note Development: Leads and/or contributes to proposal development processes as appropriate to his/her experience and capacity, including writing, budgeting, review, and packaging. Develop PINs, concept papers and proposals in participation with program managers, donors and partners ensuring the use of CRS program quality tools. Assist with development of teaming agreements with potential partners. Support programming staff and potential local partners in the design of high quality programs through the use of CRS' standardized program quality and business development tools and frameworks. Collaborate with Head of Operations and Finance Manager to align management/ cost components of the proposal with CRS standards; donor regulation and guidelines. Develop strong internal review systems for project reviews before soliciting regional approval for submission, in collaboration with the Head of Programs and programming staff. Coordinate the submission of concept papers and proposals for review through the regional technical review process. Cluster participation: Participate in cluster meetings in program sectors engaged by CRS where there is no coordinator, liaising closely with Program Managers to ensure latest updates. Update 3Ws (who what where) tables with CRS data to ensure that CRS activities are known by the cluster members. With input from HOP and PMs contribute to the strategic direction of the clusters, and influencing funding decisions. Ensure voice from CRS is heard. Capacity-Building and Coordination with Agency Business Development Community: With support from CRS' global business development community, build the capacity of country program staff in proposal development, including use of CRS standard tools. Contribute to building capacity of local partners to access funding for programs. Identify relevant internal and external training and learning opportunities and share with country program staff. Participate in agency-wide business development community learning and knowledge management by sharing experience and lessons learned virtually. Lead After-Action Reviews of submitted proposals and pursue debriefs from funders on funding decisions to capture and document lessons learned in order to continually improve proposal processes. Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A. Key Working Relationships: Internal: Head of Programs, BD RTA, SECC Program Director, Program Managers, Country Representative, CARO RTAs for Health, Agriculture and MEAL, DRD/PQ; HQ RAD. External: Church and other Partner Organizations in CP, government ministries, UN Agencies, cluster coordinators, local bilateral institutions, other funding agencies, local/ international NGO offices. Personal/ Professional Skills: Strong team-player; Sound judgment and patient; Assertive, yet culturally sensitive; Strong interpersonal and networking skills; Efficient and highly productive; Excellent writing skills in English; Speaking and writing proficiency in French; Commitment to the Agency's mission. Program Manager Competencies: These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each program manager to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results. Sets clear goals and manages toward them; Collaborates effectively with staff and stakeholders; Manages financial resources with integrity; Applies program quality standards to project design and organizational learning. Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results. Serves with Integrity; Models Stewardship; Cultivates Constructive Relationships; Promotes Learning. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in business management, international development, or related field. Minimum 3 years of experience working in an emergency setting managing projects and/or resource mobilization. Understanding of relevant U.S Government funding strategies and guidelines, including proposal formats and requirements; similar experience with UN agencies and major foundation donors highly desired. Demonstrated capacity in establishing and maintaining strong working and representational relationships with international and local NGOs, donors, government officials, community organizations, and/or other stakeholders in international development. Experience developing project proposals in similar funding and operational contexts to those of CRS. Familiarity with gender concepts and their application in program design and implementation. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in strategic planning initiatives. Capacity to work closely with and understand local partner organizations. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; Microsoft Publisher preferred. Experience in staff development and local partner capacity preferred. Knowledge of CRS' program quality standards and Catholic Social Teaching principles preferred. Required Foreign Language: Native fluency in oral and written English, with proficient communication skills in French and intermediate writing skills in French. Required Travel: Approximately 35% within CAR, occasional travel within region. Physical Requirements/ Environment: The position is based in Bangui with occasional travel and to be available for up to 25% of travel to support country program proposal development processes. Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. TO APPLY: Apply at https://www5.apply2jobs.com/CRS/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob &RID=2218&CurrentPage=1. 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CHIEF OF PARTY
PRISTINA, KOSOVO

World Learning seeks a Chief of Party for the USAID-funded Transformational Leadership - Scholarships and Partnerships Program to be based in Pristina, Kosovo. Duration: 4 years. Position to be filled as soon as possible. Background: The purpose of the Transformational Leadership - Scholarships and Partnerships Program is to develop a cadre of leaders to drive significant change in Kosovo in priority economic, political, and social development areas. This high-profile program is part of a broader Transformational Leadership initiative and requires coordination with inter-related but separate projects. Key components of this program include: formation and capacity building of an Advisory Committee comprised of prominent stakeholders; strengthening university management and capacity in Kosovo; higher education scholarships for U.S. graduate studies and professional certificates; and partnerships between Kosovo and American universities. (See www.tlp-sp-usaid.org for further project details.) The Chief of Party will be a senior level professional with a proven track record of successfully managing international development and higher education projects. Reporting to World Learning headquarters in Washington, D.C., the Chief of Party will be in charge of overall program operations. Job Responsibilities: Provide overall leadership and direction, for a high profile program in Kosovo, ensuring a rigorously implemented program that complies with USAID donor regulations and local laws. Oversee program administration and operations, implementation, and fiscal management in close collaboration with key team members in Kosovo and WL headquarters. Coordinate overall communications with USAID/Kosovo, serving as Mission's principal contact and regularly updating donor on progression of programs. Manage all activities related to the Transformational Leadership Program Advisory Committee, the oversight arm for the project. Liaise with partner organizations, including US university partners and Kosovar higher education institutions to facilitate successful coordination and transparency of all activities and implementation of first-class sustainable higher education interventions. Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders in Kosovo, including attending outreach events, speaking engagements, and other stakeholder events. Work collaboratively with World Learning headquarters to solve problems and plan project activities, including providing timely updates of all situational and project developments. Write WL reports and edit consultant reports and other work products for USAID, ensuring highest quality of all deliverables. Work closely with DCOP to ensure effective implementation of the program. Manage and supervise team of local staff fostering a collegial work environment and excellent office morale. Build local WL staff capacity through engaged leadership and mentoring. Other responsibilities that may be assigned. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in relevant field. Minimum 7 years of senior management experience with education, academic exchange, or organizational performance improvement programs. Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations. Strong experience in managing development programs for results, comfortable operating cross-culturally. Proven record in designing, implementing and successfully delivering higher education projects, including higher education training and/or university partnerships. Strong skills in financial, program, and personnel management. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proven track record of donor coordination, and coordination with other donors and stakeholders. Excellent English fluency (oral and written). Strong team leadership capabilities. Ability to work with diverse groups of high-level stakeholders from government, higher education, donor, civil society, and private sector communities. Desired Qualifications: Experience as Chief-of-Party/ Country Director on a USAID- funded projects. Regional experience. TO APPLY: Please transmit: CV or resume; cover letter (in English) with the post title on the subject line explaining why you are best qualified for this position; and three references within the last 3 years with current contact information (phone, mail address and email address). Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and qualified candidates must apply as soon as possible. To apply: Please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. If you do not see the job you are interested in, please "search all." Only finalist candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please. Thank you.

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SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, STEVENS VIRTUAL EXCHANGE INITIATIVE
WASHINGTON, D.C.

The Eurasia Foundation is seeking a Senior Program Officer, Stevens Virtual Exchange Initiative in Washington, DC. Job Type: Full-time, contingent upon funding. The J. Christopher Stevens Virtual Exchange Initiative (Stevens Initiative) is a multi-lateral public-private partnership that seeks to strengthen engagement between young people in the Middle East and North Africa and in the United States as a lasting tribute to the legacy of Ambassador Chris Stevens. The Stevens Initiative will use technology and online tools to achieve the largest-ever increase in people-to-people educational exchanges between the US and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). EF is accepting applications for Senior Program Officer for the Stevens Initiative, funded by U.S. State Department's Bureau for Educational and Cultural Affairs. Under the supervision of the Stevens Initiative Director, the Senior Program Officer is responsible for overseeing the Initiative's grantmaking and facilitating a community of practice engaged in virtual exchange. DUTIES: Design and implement open grant competitions to support virtual exchange programming. Establish a system to monitor and evaluate all virtual exchange projects funded through the Stevens Initiative. Commission independent assessments of the virtual exchange projects supported by the Stevens Initiative. Facilitate communication and the articulation of best practices in a virtual exchange community of practice. Support the Director in liaising with the founders and donors of the Stevens Initiative. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in international development, public administration, political science, and/or another relevant field required. A minimum of 7 years of work experience in international exchange, international education, or related areas. Knowledge and experience with virtual exchanges strongly preferred. Previous international work experience in the MENA region required. Strong understanding and knowledge of USG funding regulations and sub grant management experience required. Experience with monitoring and program evaluation techniques. Proven ability to facilitate dialogue and work constructively with a diverse range of actors in a multi-cultural environment. Excellent speaking, writing, reporting and other communications skills. Fluency in Arabic preferred. TO APPLY: please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@eurasia.org with "SPOSTEVENS" in the subject line. Application Deadline: April 8, 2015. No calls please.

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PROJECT DIRECTOR III
WASHINGTON, DC OR DURHAM, NC

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates to serve as Project Director for an upcoming project funded by USAID. The position will be based in Washington, DC or Durham, NC and the expected duration of the position is five years. Availability of position is contingent upon issuance of a USAID cooperative agreement, and selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. The project will work with host country governments, other donors, implementing partners, and civil society to ensure that family planning and population issues are included in policies and programs as key to sustainable and equitable development and economic growth. By increasing commitment for multi-sectoral approaches (such as integrated population, environment, climate change, resilience, livelihoods, food security, water, economic growth, education, democracy, and governance) and by analyzing, synthesizing, and disseminating pertinent data and information, the project will increase both political and financial commitment for family planning. The Project Director will be responsible for providing technical leadership and management of the project. He/she will ensure the implementation and application of sound evidence based technical strategies, activities and best practices in line with the existing funder and FHI 360 rules and regulations. The Project Director will serve as the central point of contact for the project. He/she will be responsible for the successful implementation of the project, including achievement of program targets; submission of all program deliverables to USAID; and identification and resolution of issues and risks related to program implementation. He/she will oversee the development and monitoring of work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; and coordinate partner efforts in program implementation. He/she will be ultimately responsible for award management, including compliance with FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures for prime award management, sound financial monitoring and control, and subaward management. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Provide overall vision and leadership in all technical, program planning and management activities of the project. Ensure prudent management of project resources, and that resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI 360 and donor policies and procedures. Ensure program quality according to FHI 360 standards. Ensure the achievement of results of which FHI 360 is responsible under agreement with USAID. Ensure appropriate monitoring of subprojects to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals. Ensure production of timely and accurate financial and programmatic reports to FHI 360 and donors as required. Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 12 years of experience working in global health with at least three years' experience with managing policy, advocacy and/or communication projects. Master's degree or higher in public health, public policy, demography, communications, or related discipline. Up-to-date knowledge of current and emerging issues with regard to policy, advocacy, communications, and evidence-based best practices focused on population, family planning, and reproductive health. Demonstrated understanding of multi-sectoral or integrated development approaches including but not limited to: family planning and environment, climate change, resilience, livelihoods, food security, water, economic growth, education, democracy, and governance. Demonstrated results in strategically increasing both financial and political commitment for family planning and population health issues. Experience working with global development policy and advocacy audiences and influencing policy formulation at global, national, and decentralized levels. Knowledge of USG policies, procedures, and reporting requirements. Ability to travel internationally. Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders. Strong written and oral communication skills in English. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15495/project-director- iii/job?mobile=false&width=675&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1of fset=-300&jun1offset=-240.

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TECHNICAL OFFICER (HEALTH PROMOTION)
MANILA, PHILIPPINES

The World Health Organization seeks a Technical Officer, Health Promotion (P-4) in Manila. Duties: Manage the regional health promotion programme, and provide technical support for Health Promotion policies, programme development, implementation, and evaluation in the Region; Promote health in all policies, and provide technical support for development of healthy cities, other healthy settings, health impact assessment; and lifestyle risk factor intervention particularly promotion of healthy diets and physical activity. REQUIRES: Postgraduate degree in Medicine, Public Health, Health Promotion or Health Education is essential. Advanced postgraduate degree in a Public Health related field an asset. Seven years of experience in health promotion with international experience in health promotion, healthy cities and related areas are required. Work experience from an international organization highly desirable. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 4/20/15. Vacancy no: WPRO/15/FT149

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SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

FINCA International has posted an opening for a Senior Communications Specialist who will play an active part on FINCA's marketing communications and fundraising teams, helping to drive brand engagement and donations with compelling and consistent messaging and content. REQUIRES: University degree in communications, marketing, English or journalism, or equivalent work experience with relevant university degree in another area;*Master's degree preferred. At least 5-7 years of relevant experience as a communications professional, preferably in an international environment. Superior analytical/ writing/ marketing skills - with ability to be both engaging and nuanced; ability to make a complex story sound simple. For more information and to apply please visit villagebanking.org (click on Careers). Vacancy no: 1905

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GLOBAL DIRECTOR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT
WASHINGTON D.C.

Pact is seeking a Global Director Capacity Development in Washington, DC. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. Program Advancement, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Working across Pact to ensure that Quality and Impact are central to everything that we do. Playing a key role in new business acquisition from pre-positioning to submission. Articulating Pact's expertise externally. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Vice President, Program Advancement, the Global Director Capacity Development is responsible for driving Pact's work in capacity development and ensuring that Pact remains at the cutting edge of thought leadership. Additionally the successful candidate will play a central role in growing the portfolio, focusing on quality and impact and ensuring that Pact's work is articulated externally. Key Responsibilities: Driving thought leadership of capacity development research and practice internally and externally. Manage a globally networked team of capacity development professionals to provide targeted and strategic technical assistance, facilitate networked learning among practitioners, and support adoption of high-quality and innovative practices in capacity development. Act as a conduit for ideas between Pact and external audiences, publishing and promoting Pact's work in different thematic areas and country contexts as appropriate. Lead the organization- wide implementation of standards/ values in capacity building. Support an integrated approach to capacity development that is infused throughout Pact's engagement with partner organizations. Ensure internal connectivity and networking for sharing and learning among Pact's capacity development practitioners. Support the capacity development of Pact's staff worldwide through the provision of training and professional development materials. Lead the development of cutting-edge materials around flagship approaches and tools for high-quality capacity development. Coordinate with Results and Measurement Team to implement a global learning agenda in support of learning and evaluation around the results of capacity development activities. Work closely with Opportunity Development to ensure high quality technical support throughout the project design and proposal development process, increasing Pact's success in acquiring additional and new sources of funding. Coordinate with Program Delivery Teams to provide technical assistance to implementation of priority capacity development initiatives. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Significant and demonstrated ability in driving and facilitating technical operations in multiple countries. Bachelor's Degree with 15 years of relevant experience. Experience in managing a global team. Demonstrated technical ability and experience in capacity development/ organizational development. Experience and willingness to play a key role in new business acquisition. Strong experience with a variety of statutory, foundations and corporate donors. Ability to work across a matrixed organization, often achieving results without decision making authority. Experience living and working outside of home country. Ability to travel 30% of time. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in pertinent area with 12 years of experience. Language skills in addition to English. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0036. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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CHIEF OF PARTY
MONROVIA

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Chief of Party for the anticipated, USAID-funded five-year Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI), which will strengthen multi-stakeholder partnerships to advocate for and monitor policy and accountability reforms. The program will contribute to the overall goal of USAID/Liberia's civil society and media interventions by increasing the influence of citizens and media in the governance of public goods and services. Position Purpose: The Chief of Party (COP) will be the primary liaison with USAID/Liberia on technical matters and shall adjust programs and operations in response to USAID/Liberia technical direction. The COP shall be responsible for responding to the designated COR and USAID/Liberia's Contracting Officer. The COP shall also be responsible for ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the award. The COP primary responsibilities are aimed at providing overall leadership management and general technical direction of the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the award. This individual will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments. Key Responsibilities: Specific Duties: Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual work plans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with HQ and USAID requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grant making mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact HR policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Basic REQUIREMENTS: The COP will have: Demonstrated experience in working effectively with local civil society organizations, and capabilities in public sector reform and convening multi- stakeholder processes. Proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of donor-supported programs, with skills in high level strategic visioning and leadership, and preferably must have experience in managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple partner institutions. Strong communication skills, including interpersonal and in written and oral English. Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams. Advanced degree (master's or higher) in social sciences, international development, management, or a related field. A minimum of 10 years professional experience in development at a senior program management level, including direct supervision of professional and support staff. At least 5 years work experience in Sub-Saharan Africa; Liberia specific experience preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0019. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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OUTREACH AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, STEVENS INITIATIVE
WASHINGTON, D.C.

The Eurasia Foundation is seeking an Outreach and Communications Manager, Stevens Initiative in Washington, DC. Job Type: Full Time Position Contingent upon Funding. SUMMARY: The J. Christopher Stevens Virtual Exchange Initiative (Stevens Initiative) is a multi-lateral public-private partnership that seeks to strengthen engagement between young people in the Middle East and North Africa and in the United States as a lasting tribute to the legacy of Ambassador Chris Stevens. The Stevens Initiative will use technology and online tools to achieve the largest-ever increase in people-to-people educational exchanges between the US and the Middle East and North Africa. Under the supervision of the Stevens Initiative Director, the Outreach and Communications Manager is responsible for developing, executing, and evaluating the Initiative's strategic communications, marketing, and outreach plan. Primary activities include increasing the visibility of all activities under the Stevens Initiative and building the overall brand. DUTIES: Develop and execute a strategic communications, outreach, and marketing plan to effectively promote the Stevens Initiative brand. Oversee and manage the Stevens Initiative website including design, content and messaging strategy; manage all social media platforms and user engagement. Increase visibility of the Stevens Initiative to key audiences in the U.S and the Middle East; develop electronic communications, promotional materials, press releases, videos, and campaigns showcasing Initiative activities. Serve as lead point person with media and manage press relationships to ensure coverage of Initiative; cultivate relationships with journalists, bloggers, print and online media outlets. Support Stevens Initiative Director in maintaining and cultivating relationships with donors and strategic partners. Monitor and evaluate efficacy of communications, outreach, and marketing plan; analyze and report on metrics. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Media, Communications or a related field. 7-10 years relevant work experience; with in-depth knowledge of all social media platforms. Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines while producing high quality work. Familiarity with the Middle East and North Africa region preferable. Fluency in English required and knowledge of Arabic desired. Software Skills strongly desired: advanced MS Office; Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign and Photoshop), Emma email marketing and, WordPress, Drupal or similar content management system. Graphic design skills desired. TO APPLY: please send resume, cover letter, and other supporting materials to jobs@eurasia.org with OCMSTEVENS in the subject line. Application Deadline: April 3, 2015.

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CHIEF OF PARTY LIBERIA MEDIA DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
MONROVIA, LIBERIA

Equal Access International is seeking a Chief of Party to lead a 5-year, $10 million USAID Media Development Project in Liberia. The primary goal of the program is to increase Liberian citizens' access to independent and reliable information and empowerment to engage in well-informed public discussion of important issues of the day. The project will primarily focus on strengthening commercial media outlets and Community Radio stations and seeks to achieve the following results: Increased sustainability of media houses (both commercial and community radio stations); A plurality of voices represented in Liberian media; Improved quality of media, including wider adherence to professional standards of journalism; Strengthened normative-legal enabling environment for freer media; and Strengthened Information Commission to be able to respond rapidly to requests from citizens and media establishments. The Chief of Party will be based in Monrovia and provide overall leadership management and general technical direction of the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving results. This individual will be the primary liaison with USAID/Liberia on technical matters and responsive to its technical direction. Candidates must meet the following minimum REQUIREMENTS for this position: An advanced degree (master's or higher) in social sciences, international development, management or a related field. A minimum of 10 years professional experience in development at a senior program management level, including direct supervision of professional and support staff. At least 5 years developing country work experience preferred. Previous work experience in Sub- Saharan Africa, with long term work experience (5 plus years) preferred. Demonstrated experience in working effectively with media organizations, and capabilities in media development. Proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of similar-sized donor-supported programs, with skills in high level strategic visioning and leadership, and preferably must have experience in managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple partner institutions. Strong communication skills, including interpersonal and written and oral English. Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams. Equal Access International is a dynamic communications for social change non-governmental organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization to address the most critical challenges in the developing world. Each year we reach more than 90 million marginalized individuals and families with a variety of media and direct community engagement activities. Headquartered in San Francisco, our work spans the globe, with country offices in Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen. Equal Access' priority areas of impact are Media Strengthening, Youth Life Skills & Education, Agriculture & Economic Development, Health, Peacebuilding, Women and Girls' Empowerment, Civic Participation & Governance and Human Rights. Detailed information about our organization and programs is available at www.equalaccess.org. TO APPLY: please send a cover letter indicating your reasons for interest in the position and a resume to: jobs@equalaccess.org with "Chief of Party" in the subject line of the email. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Please apply by April 3, 2015. The position is contingent on funding. Project is expected to start no sooner than Summer 2015.

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DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY, ZAMBIA
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Pact is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party in Lusaka. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party is responsible for the directly assisting the COP in activity implementation and management. The DCOP shall have complementary technical skills and experience to the COP. The DCOP reports directly to the COP, and takes over leadership and oversight of the activity in the absence of the COP. Key Responsibilities: Serve as advisor to the Chief of Party; Oversee day-to-day execution of the project; Coordinate development, implementation, and reporting on all work plans; Work with Chief of Party and other team members to ensure that all project deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion; Ensure compliance with all donor, Pact, and project- specific policies; Assist in supervising and coordinating the sub-grant management process, including advice on assessing the programmatic potential of proposed grants, and establishing appropriate procedures for project funds; In collaboration with the Chief of Party, represent the project with the donor, the Zambian government, and national policy actors and maintain positive relations; Perform other duties as assigned; Perform all work safely and maintain a safe working environment. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree in public health, social/ behavioral sciences, or related field. Minimum five years of progressively increasing responsibility working in public health in the areas of health communication, promotion, and/or education, with an emphasis on HIV prevention. Demonstrated management skills, including relevant experience in direct supervision of professional staff; and Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships, and to work collaboratively with host government agencies, civil society and community-based organizations, and other donors. Depth and breadth of knowledge of and experience in HIV prevention and health behavior change. Strong organizational skills including task and time management. Preferred Qualifications: Proven leadership in the design, management, implementation and monitoring & evaluation of large and complex international donor- funded programs. Leadership roles in implementing USAID-funded projects strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience with gender and social inclusion (GESI) mainstreaming approaches strongly preferred. Knowledge of USAID policies and procedures preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0037. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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ADVISOR, HIV PREVENTION
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Pact is seeking an Advisor, HIV Prevention in Lusaka. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42- year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Position Purpose: The Advisor, HIV Prevention will directly support the COP in the design, roll-out and day-to-day management and implementation of community-based prevention interventions and related community strengthening activities. Key Responsibilities: Provide leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality and responsiveness of HIV prevention programming and service delivery. Advise on focused prevention with key affected populations (including girls age 15-24 years, men who have sex with men, sex workers, and people living with HIV) and social and structural change approaches to HIV prevention in Zambia (addressing gender roles and cultural norms, behavior change with multiple concurrent partners, and rights-based programming). Facilitate technical capacity assessments in efficacious, evidence-based HIV prevention among CSO partners and GRZ in order to identify gaps, technical capacity limitations, and priority technical assistance needs. Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of HIV prevention quality improvement activities. Develop and facilitate problem solving and action planning among CSO and GRZ stakeholders to address critical challenges and barriers to improving HIV prevention programming and service delivery. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's degree in Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field, with specific emphasis on community-level health promotion and/or education. Minimum seven years of experience in the ESA region designing and implementing large-scale community-level HIV prevention programs involving multiple stakeholders. Four of those years should be in a technical leadership/ management role for a project of similar size and complexity, including experience with direct supervision of professional staff. Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based and promising behavioral and structural HIV prevention interventions, best practices in community health interventions and linkage to services, and approaches to addressing gender issues relating to HIV prevention. Prior experience in building community competency and capacity for improving health and use of participatory methodologies for planning and implementing local-level activities. Excellent interpersonal, training, facilitation, team building and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships and to work collaboratively with host country government counterparts and civil society organizations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0039. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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DIRECTOR, MONITORING AND EVALUATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
ARLINGTON, VA OR LITTLE ROCK, AR

Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Director, Monitoring and Evaluation and Knowledge Management. Winrock is a recognized leader in international development with a focus on social and environmental issues. As a mission driven field-based organization, we believe that sustainable development is inclusive and that complex challenges require integrated solutions. We pride ourselves as a quality-driven organization with the desire for a continuous improvement in program results and processes and for a culture of accountability. The Director Monitoring and Evaluation and Knowledge Management (Director M&E/K) will play a key role in the standardization of Winrock's M&E protocols and procedures and translating M&E knowledge into usable information and practices. The Director M&E/K will partner with key organizational leaders and units to position Winrock as a thought leader by advancing our internal technical knowledge communities and facilitating the broad dissemination of Winrock's project results, M&E best practices and lessons learned. The Director M&E/K reports to the Senior Director of Major Programs & Project Management and should be available to travel approximately 20% of the time. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director M&E/K will lead Winrock's M&E initiatives, developing and improving systems, building capacity and creating mechanism to share M&E knowledge. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: Work with the Technical Units & Senior Management to establish key Winrock institutional metrics and a global system for tracking metrics that measures and synthesizes project results. Working with the Director, Project Management develop and roll out an M&E model and accompanying tools to be adopted by all projects, that takes into consideration Winrock's current and projected donor reporting requirements, incorporates data quality assurance mechanisms and is adaptable to field- based realities. Work directly on project M&E 50% of the time supporting or directly developing depending on need, the design and implementation of baseline, mid-term and end of project evaluations, surveys and other M&E components. Provide capacity building to field-based M&E teams. Share M&E best practices and lessons learned across the organization. Advance internal knowledge community engagement with Technical Units and other Winrock staff, using our internal SharePoint system for community engagement. Track progress of the implementation of M&E best practices and their project and/or organizational impact. Work with Senior Management and Executive Teams to disseminate Winrock's project results and best practices to external audiences and technical leaders, positioning Winrock as a knowledge expert. Establish common project based IT platforms for global knowledge sharing. Assess possibilities for innovative uses of global knowledge, working across Program and Operations. QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND: The Director M&E/K will be thoroughly committed to Winrock's mission and vision. S/he must have extensive experience in designing and implementing applied research and evaluation in a developing country context as well as experience developing and leading technical knowledge communities. Education: Advanced degree in international development, economics/ finance, math/ statistics, science or a related field, with at least 10 years of related experience. Experience: At least 10 years related experience that includes at least 5 years of experience conducting research or M&E in a developing country; preferably in an international development context. Experience creating technical knowledge communities at the organizational level. Knowledge/ Skills: Research. Expertise in applied quantitative and qualitative research methods and evaluation included but not limited to developing research protocols, managing ethical requirements of research, sampling, etc. Experience in Winrock's key technical areas is a plus. Knowledge Management: Demonstrated competence in concepts and issues in knowledge management processes and organizational learning approaches. Experience conveying these concepts through facilitated processes and activities to technical staff. Exceptional Written and Verbal Communication Skills: Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. S/he will have experience publishing and/or drafting M&E reports and experience presenting technical content to non-technical audiences. Must also have the demonstrated ability to communicate with people at various levels both internally and externally. Microsoft experience: Expertise in using the MS office suite (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) and SharePoint. Other Skills: Demonstrated solid analytical and leadership skills. An adept multitasker who is able to juggle competing priorities in a complex environment while ensuring quality output. A track record of professional innovation. English fluency is required, the ability to communicate in a second language is a plus. SALARY AND BENEFITS: The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits include life, disability and medical insurance; retirement; and other normal Winrock benefits. TO APPLY: Applicants should go to Jobs page at www.winrock.org to submit their application, cover letter and current resume. Position is open until filled. Candidates must not require sponsorship to work in the U.S. Winrock International is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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COMMUNICATION MANAGER, KONEKTE
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI

CLA / KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ADVISOR
LIBERIA

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY
LIBERIA

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION ABROAD
WASHINGTON, DC

EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM MANAGER
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ENGLISH LANGUAGE SERVICES & TESTING REPRESENTATIVE
SAUDI ARABIA

TECHNICAL OFFICER II
WASHINGTON, DC

EDITOR
MONSANTO, PORTUGAL

DIRECTOR, DIVISION FOR HERITAGE AND WORLD HERITAGE
CENTRE
PARIS

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
UNITED STATES

AFRICA OPERATIONS ASSISTANT, SMART CAMPAIGN
WASHINGTON, DC

ASSOCIATE, INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERSHIPS
CAMBRIDGE, MA

DEVELOPMENT EVENTS COORDINATOR
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OPERATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT, SMART CAMPAIGN
WASHINGTON, DC

RELATIONSHIP MANAGER - MIDWEST
CHICAGO

SPECIALIST - PLANNED GIVING
BALTIMORE, MD

WRITER, MAJOR GIFTS
BALTIMORE, MD

SENIOR RESEARCHER
WASHINGTON, DC OR NEW YORK, NY

DIGITAL ADVOCATE
NEW YORK

CONSULTANT
MIAMI

DONOR SERVICES GIFT PROCESSING MANAGER
BOSTON, MA

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

COMMUNICATION OFFICER
PANAMA

COMMUNICATIONS CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

INFORMATION OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

SENIOR STATISTICIAN
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR
ARLINGTON, VA

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

BUSINESS PROPOSAL CONTRACT ASSOCIATE
ARLINGTON, VA

MEDIA AND EVENTS SPECIALIST
MEDFORD, MA

HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS, NEW CLIMATE ECONOMY
WASHINGTON, DC OR LONDON, UK

DIRECTOR, ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

DEVELOPMENT DATABASE COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
NEW YORK

CHIEF OF SECTION, HIGHER EDUCATION
PARIS

WEBSITE OFFICER, RUSSIAN
NEW YORK

DIRECTOR, UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTRE
BOGOTA

COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANCY, DTC
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETS INSTITUTE
WASHINGTON, DC





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