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Copyright 2014. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.


PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
THE NETHERLANDS

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons seeks a Public Information Officer (P-3) in The Netherlands. Duties: Assist in the co-ordinating of the implementation of public diplomacy activities with States Parties, the chemical industry and relevant professional, academic and civil society groups to increase their awareness of, and support for, the OPCW and Chemical Weapons Convention. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in international relations, security studies, journalism, mass communications or related fields. A minimum of five years of professional-level experience in communications, public relations and/or public diplomacy with international and private sector organizations, policy institutes or NGOs, preferably in the sphere of arms control and international peace and security. Please apply online at https://www.opcw.org/PHFOnline/Welcome.aspx. Closing date: 12/5/14. Vacancy no: E-ERD/MPB/PIO/F0705/P-3/43/10-14

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

AMIDEAST has posted an opening for a Business Development Officer who is responsible for supporting the technical, cost and production activities of proposal development as well as ongoing budget review and approval. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree. 1-3 years of experience in proposal development with budget development a plus. Experience responding to USAID, Department of State and commercial solicitations. Proactive, self-directing work approach; High attention to detail. Strong communication, writing and organizational skills. For more information and to apply please go to www.amideast.org.

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GRASSROOTS ORGANIZER
REMOTE

Church World Service has posted an opening for a Grassroots Organizer. The main responsibilities will be to develop effective grassroots organizing and education efforts as directed by CWS advocacy priorities at the local, state and federal levels. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or higher in related field. A minimum of three years' experience in grassroots and community organizing, social justice work, immigrant and refugee rights, and/or campaigning. Familiarity with immigration and refugee issues and international humanitarian assistance. Experience working with immigrants and refugees on community projects. Must have experience conducting trainings and developing resources, planning events, managing a budget and working with partners from diverse faith traditions, immigrant and human rights organizations, and service providers. For more information and to apply please go to www.churchworldservice.org

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TECHNICAL TRAINING OFFICER
AMMAN, JORDAN

ICARDA has posted an opening for a Technical Training Officer in Amman. Duties: Responsible for coordinating and reporting on donor restricted capacity development programs and for providing technical support to ICARDA's training activities. REQUIRES: Master's Degree with 5-10 years' experience in capacity development and/or project management, preferably donor's project management. Experience in project technical and financial reporting. Experience in computerized programs, documentation and reports. Experience in e-learning and distance learning, preferred. Proficiency in written and spoken English including writing reports and articles and presenting in clear language with an effective logical structure. Good communicator with ability to establish effective relationships. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in teams. Experience in working with minimum supervision. Ability to be effective under pressure and extra hours when needed. Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point, Photoshop, Outlook) and other computer applications; databases, filing systems and general office equipment. Experience in working in an international, multi-cultural environment will be an advantage. TO APPLY: Please apply online at www.icarda.org/iea/ by 16 December 2014. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from women. Applications will be acknowledged, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR
NAIROBI, KENYA

Pact is seeking a Business Development Advisor in Nairobi. The mission of the WSTF is to function as a public finance corporation for pro-poor water sector development. Its current technical/ staffing capacities do not however strongly mirror this mission as evidenced by its challenges to uphold operational and financial efficiency. Business- oriented leadership mind-set is considered key to addressing these challenges. The purpose of the post is to bring more professional business and banking principles to the planning, operation and monitoring of WSTF's operations. Kenya's devolution process also creates extensive capacity building needs within counties, WSPs, service providers and other key partner institutions. The other part of the adviser's work will be oriented towards supporting systematic capacity building at all levels, especially on financial/ business management related issues, in order to assure financial sustainability of the developed services. Key Responsibilities: The Business Development Advisor will: General tasks in WSTF: Create awareness and strengthen capacities on business-like management in WSTF. Facilitate (together with WSTF's senior management) a comprehensive analysis of the efficiency of WSTF's operations and make proposal on the measures to improve efficiency. Support the development of WSTF's new financing modalities and their risk management measures including capacity assessment of county-level water service providers. Support the development of systems and promotion of new methods of planning, including strategic, business, management, corporate communications, and operational planning. Assist with the design and installation of management information systems in areas of finance, human resources, supply chain, auditing and legal services. County/ field level tasks: Support creating business like awareness and management capacities at county level institutions, especially WSPs. Assist and advise on procurements procedures and their developments. Support developing ways to engage private sector in developing, supporting and/or operating water services, including PPP schemes. Support developing cooperative model as community level service provider. Enhance efficiency, networking and cooperation of service providers. Support the development and implementation of capacity building programs at all levels. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience Requirements: At least Master's degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution. Experience in development and operation of funding institutions and mechanisms similar to WSTF and water sector. Experience and knowledge in development of business strategies, management information systems and implementing efficiency programmes. Experience and knowledge in planning and managing capacity building programs. These may include but not be limited to advising, mentoring, developing training programs, developing manuals and guidelines, etc. Preferred Qualifications: Well-developed institutional and business management analysis skills. Ability to work and communicate in an international environment and diverse cultures. Ability to develop innovative technical and financial solutions in different operating environments. Ability to work in multi-sector and multi-disciplinary teams. High skills in capacity building and skills transfer. Good report writing skills. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0139. 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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VICE PRESIDENT, OPPORTUNITY DEVELOPMENT
WASHINGTON, DC

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. The Opportunity Development team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart and innovative partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Growing and diversifying our revenue streams and discovering promising new economic models; Turning present and yet unimagined opportunities into revenue to fund our mission; Growing Pact's portfolio; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; and Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise. Position Purpose: The Vice President of Opportunity Development reports to the Chief Global Engagement and Strategy Officer and is a member of Pact's senior management team. The VP of Opportunity Development leads the organization's revenue generation in order to fund its mission to build empowered communities, effective governments and responsible private institutions that give people an opportunity for a better life. In this critical leadership position, the VP will facilitate team spirit and promote the organization and its culture through excellent internal and external relationships and communication. This position has responsibility for the design and implementation of a comprehensive development strategy that grows both restricted and unrestricted funding. This will require the coordination and integration of existing development efforts and initiatives with Pact's major donor - the US government - as well as development of new strategies to expand these efforts and engage with other donors including other bilaterals, multilaterals, foundations, corporations and other private donors. The Vice President, Opportunity Development will be a member of and an advisor to the senior management team and is expected to work cross-functionally to manage revenue development activities throughout Pact on a global scale. Key Responsibilities: Leadership: Inspire, champion and spread a culture of shared success that makes true our belief that every imaginable problem has a solution and that when we dedicate ourselves to pursuing it, our efforts will be rewarded with a better world. Partner in advancing the mission and serve as a standard bearer of organizational philosophies and behavioral competencies. Build and lead a highly competent team of skilled professionals. Strategy: Establish an overarching, comprehensive opportunity development strategy to increase restricted and unrestricted funds with cross-functional buy-in and support from other DC-based departments and our country offices with well- identified metrics to determine both short- and long-term success. This strategy will touch upon multiple avenues of revenue generation. Design and implement a realistic plan to accomplish organizational revenue targets. Position the organization for growth and prepare a diversified pipeline which offers a viable and sustainable long-term funding horizon. Build and maintain strong partnerships with all Pact departments and country offices. Business Operations: Develop effective policies and efficient procedures around resource development efforts. This includes assessing and evaluating current systems and - if needed - upgrading these systems to accommodate a growing range of donors. Cultivate, network and manage key relationships with donors in the US and abroad, gathering intelligence on upcoming funding opportunities. Cultivate, solicit, and steward support from corporate partners, family foundations, foundations, and high- net worth individuals to meet annual fundraising goals. Articulate Pact's value proposition and programs, researching and listening to corporate/ foundation needs and aligning programs to their interests, preparing grant proposals, and engaging corporate/ foundation staff and corporate/ foundation board members to cultivate and solicit support for Pact. Lead Pact's individual fundraising strategy and efforts. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; Demonstrated success in raising significant funds from various funding sources including, but not limited to: USAID, DFID, other US government agencies, other bilateral donors, multilateral donors, high-net worth individuals, corporations and foundations. Passion to expand Pact's nascent corporate and foundation donors and diversifying and growing Pact's private funding. Commitment to social justice, global development and Pact's mission and values. Proven ability to translate strategy into tactical implementation in the area of resource development. Knowledge of resource development tactics and strategies as well as direct experience executing within a global organization, preferably with the complexity of a multi-site and/or multi- functional structure. Skilled at working in a fast-paced environment. Evidence of successfully meeting ambitious targets. History of working effectively with senior leadership and Board members when required. Preferred Qualifications: 20 years of experience in progressively responsible business development leadership positions, or other relevant experience. Master's Degree. Demonstrated experience in building out a resource development division and/or implementation of a diversification strategy. Working knowledge of one or more of Pact's programmatic areas. Demonstrated familiarity with non-profit international development landscape. Experience in more than one country. Experience building, partnering and maintaining excellent relationships with a variety of donor organizations, corporations, foundations, etc. Curiosity, drive humility, passion and purpose. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0130. 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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PROJECT DIRECTORS
PAKISTAN

Management & Training Corporation's (MTC) innovative, forward-thinking attitude and culture have helped tens of thousands of people each year learn new academic, technical, and social skills to become more employable and productive citizens. MTC Economic and Social Development is seeking Project Directors to provide overall management, supervision, administration, and implementation of anticipated regional instructional training programs in Pakistan. Positions will be located in Karachi or Islamabad. The Director will be responsible for identifying issues and risks related to program implementation, and provide for appropriate program adjustments to ensure that deadlines and performance targets are met. The Director will serve as primary liaison with the client and maintain close communication through review sessions and ongoing updates on project process. S/he will oversee project budgets and ensure that all financial activity is carried out in accordance with annual budget allocations, donor and home office guidelines. S/he will supervise project staff and evaluate their performance. The Director will oversee the monitoring and evaluation of project implementation and deliverables, as well as report lessons learned and best practices related to the project delivery. Successful candidates will have experience managing donor-funded education and training programs, ideally with specific experience in one or more of the following areas: teacher training, curriculum development, TVET training, workforce development training, education capacity building, industry engagement, economic development, or instructional institution improvement. S/he may work in close collaboration with provincial and local level government counterparts focusing on training and education. Experience with building local institutional capacity in education and training highly desirable. QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in organizational development, education, economic development, training or a related field. At least 5 years Program Director or Chief of Party experience in a developing country context, preferably with Pakistan or regional experience. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and ability to work under pressure with limited guidance. Experience managing multi-activity programming, on time and on budget. Experience coordinating and collaborating with home office, local stakeholders, and clients is essential. Experience with donor-funded programs; Development bank experience preferred. Strong proficiency in English is required. Fluency in Urdu a plus. TO APPLY: Interested parties may apply online at: http://mtcjobs.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php. Only applicants that include a resume or CV shall be considered. Position closes on December 19, 2014.

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CORRESPONDENCE ANALYST
WASHINGTON, DC

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc. (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for a Correspondence Analyst, Executive Secretariat (ES), United States Agency for International Development. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position is located in the Executive Secretariat (ES) which facilitates and expedites the decision-making process within USAID and serves as the channel of communication between the Office of the Administrator/ Deputy Administrator and the Agency senior staff. The incumbent serves as a Correspondence Analyst responsible for providing support services in communications analysis, tracking, and quality control for the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, and other designated Senior Staff. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs Correspondence Review and Liaison Activities 60%: Attends daily scheduling meetings. Responsible for emailing the event information, with all pertinent background, to ES for assignment. Serves as the point person for receipt and appropriate disposition of all electronic briefing material, as well as for the daily talking points required for the Secretary of State's morning meeting. Serves as the liaison for National Security Council's Principal and Deputy Committee meetings. Conducts a technical review of USAID- related correspondence prepared for signature of organization executives to assure consistency with agency procedures on completeness, timeliness and format standards. Provides assistance to staff to ensure that the tailored responses to inquiries from agency clients or interest groups on special matters are appropriate and in compliance with executive preferences and policies. Ensures that background and supporting information is provided in correspondence package. Manages correspondence services for an organization with a mission that affects a wide range of operations in other agencies, a large segment of the public, or the business community. As necessary, coordinates with a variety of individuals inside and/or outside of the organization to determine the appropriate person for responding to incoming correspondence, based on personal knowledge of organizational programs, priorities, goals, and objectives. Assigns action responsibility to the appropriate bureau or independent office for the preparation of the (full) response, designating the information and coordinating offices and bureaus. Establishes a due date for final reply, taking into account the degree of urgency, the estimated time required for collecting the necessary information and drafting/ clearing the response. Provides the action organization any special instructions deemed necessary for completion of the assignment. Monitors preparation of the final reply to assure that the established deadlines are met. Provides assistance regarding substance, format, style, clearances and negotiates submission deadline changes, as appropriate. Reviews outgoing correspondence prepared for signature by the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, or other designated USAID official. Ensures that the proposed outgoing reply (1) is responsive to the questions or issues raised in the incoming correspondence; (2) adheres to Agency policies; (3) is clearly and concisely written in a style and tone deemed acceptable for the signing official; and (4) has been properly cleared throughout the Agency. Ensures that basic tracking and status information are input into the Agency Correspondence Tracking System, that overdue and problem cases are brought to the attention of the supervisor, that required records are kept, and that copies of actions are properly distributed to concerned officials and to the daily logs maintained for selected Senior Staff. Follows established policies and procedures to assist in the development and maintenance of relationships with client bureaus and independent offices. Provides assistance, as necessary, to client organizations in the preparation, clearance, and submission of timely responses to incoming correspondence to the Administrator and Deputy Administrator. Provides necessary training and information to staff of client bureaus and independent offices in the use of the Agency Correspondence Tracking System and the ES website. Research and Analysis Work 20%: Researches and/or analyzes unstable or uncommon administrative and/or program issues related to processing executive correspondence for the Administrator and Deputy Administrator. Develops recommendations for improvements to established procedures based on experiences encountered in the resolution of problems with client bureaus or independent offices. Identifies and Resolves Problems 20%: Independently researches and resolves problems of a common or immediate nature. Makes recommendations for and coordinates resolutions. Evaluates organization practices to identify problem areas related to USAID. Consults with administrative and clerical personnel to develop solutions for technical or procedural issues on correspondence administration. Prepares recommendations. Develops procedures to implement recommendations. OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS: Performs other duties as assigned. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The position requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of analytical experience (analysis, tracking, and quality control) OR a Master's degree and a minimum of 2 years of analytical experience (analysis, tracking, and quality control). Relevant work experience may include for example: public health, financial management, economics, information management, public relations, etc. Strong research, writing, and analytical skills are essential. Candidate must have strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Proficiency in the use of Google and the Microsoft Office Suite is required; experience in the use of data base applications is recommended. Candidates must be willing to work full-time. A Secret security clearance is required and must be obtained. Factor 1-7 Knowledge Required by the Position: (1) Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations; (2) Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents which affect the use of program and related support resources in the area studied; (3) Knowledge of the major issues, program goals and objectives, work processes, and administrative operations of the organization; (4) Knowledge and skill in adapting analytical techniques and evaluation criteria to the measurement and improvement of program effectiveness and/or organizational productivity; (5) Skill in conducting detailed analyses of complex functions and work processes; and (6) Interpersonal skills in presenting staffing recommendations and negotiating solutions to disputed recommendations. Factor 2-4 Supervisory Controls: The supervisor and employee develop a mutually acceptable project plan which typically includes identification of the work to be done, the scope of the project, and deadlines for its completion. Within the parameters of the approved project plan, the employee is responsible for planning and organizing, coordinating with staff and line management personnel, and conducting all phases of the project. The employee informs the supervisor of potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impact. Completed projects, evaluations, reports, or recommendations are reviewed by the supervisor for compatibility with organizational goals, guidelines, and effectiveness in achieving intended objectives. Factor 3-3 Guidelines: Guidelines consist of standard reference material, texts, and manuals covering the application of analytical methods and techniques and instructions and manuals covering the subjects involved. The employee uses judgment in choosing, interpreting, or adapting available guidelines to specific issues or subjects studied. Subjects studied may be covered by a wide variety of administrative regulations and procedural guidelines. The employee must use judgment in researching regulations and in determining the relationship between guidelines and organizational efficiency, program effectiveness, or employee productivity. Factor 4-4 Complexity: The work involves gathering information, identifying and analyzing issues, and developing recommendations to resolve substantive problems of effectiveness and efficiency of work operations in a program or program support setting. Issues, problems, or concepts are not always susceptible to direct observation and analysis. Difficulty is encountered in measuring effectiveness and productivity due to variations in the nature of administrative processes. Information about study topic is often conflicting or incomplete, cannot readily be obtained by direct means, or is otherwise difficult to document. Originality is required in refining existing work methods and techniques for application to the analysis of specific issues or resolution of problems. Factor 5-3 Scope and Effect: Plans and carries out projects to improve the efficiency and productivity of organizations and employees in administrative support activities. Identifies, analyzes, and makes recommendations to resolve conventional problems and situations. May be assigned portions of broader studies of largely administrative organizations or participate in the evaluation of program effectiveness at the operating level. May develop detailed procedures and guidelines to supplement established administrative regulations or program guidance. Completed reports and recommendations influence decisions by managers concerning the internal administrative operations. Factor 6-3 Personal Contacts: Contacts are with persons outside the agency which may include consultants, contractors, or business executives in a moderately unstructured setting. Contacts may also include the head of the employing agency or program officials several managerial levels removed from the employee when such contacts occur on an ad-hoc basis. Factor 7-2 Purpose of Contacts: The purpose of contacts is to provide advice to managers on non-controversial organization or program-related issues and concerns. Contacts typically involve such matters as identification of decision-making alternatives, appraisals of success in meeting goals; or recommendations for resolving administrative problems. Factor 8-1 Physical Demands: The work is primarily sedentary. Factor 9-1 Work Environment: The work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate controlled office. This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. CAMRIS International and IAP World Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. TO APPLY: Please submit your resume online at https://careers-camris.icims.com. Application Deadline: Open until filled. CAMRIS and IAP are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Classification: Program Officer
Department: Business Development
Immediate Supervisor: Vice President, Business Development

AMIDEAST is seeking a Business Development Officer in Washington, DC. Working with other members of the Business Development team, the Business Development Officer is responsible for supporting the technical, cost and production activities of proposal development as well as ongoing budget review and approval. Priority of tasks is determined based on deadline requirements.

Description of Responsibilities:
Proposal Support:
• Recruit for Chiefs of Party and other proposed program staff, including identifying new candidates, negotiating salaries and compiling all necessary documentation.
• Project descriptions- writing, gathering info from contracts and the field.
• Various proposal tasks as assigned- charts, formatting resumes, proposal assembly, etc.
• Research tasks as assigned on clients, projects, etc.
• Writing tasks as assigned- capability statements, etc.
• Prepare the quarterly Win/ Loss Report for the Board of Directors.
• Assist in managing the shared drive proposal files.

Budgeting Support:
• Review solicitation requirements and advise the proposal team and field offices on the interpretation of specific costing requirements in collaboration with the Senior Pricing Analyst.
• Assist in preparing proposal budgets in collaboration with proposal teams.
• Write cost notes.
• Assist in ensuring headquarters, regional and country support costs are appropriately represented within each budget submission.
• Ensure completion and accuracy of cost and certification related proposal forms for client submission.
• Assist with managing the budget approvals process for field office budgets, including information checks, etc.
• Other duties and responsibilities as needed/ assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline.
• 1-3 years’ experience working on USAID, Department of State proposals including recruitment of staff and writing proposal sections.
• 1-3 years’ experience working in budget/ spreadsheet design and analysis.
• 1-3 years’ experience in international development assistance program pricing (may be concurrent with preceding item).
• Experience responding to USAID, Department of State and commercial solicitations.
• Proactive, self-directing work approach; High attention to detail.
• Strong communication and organizational skills.
• Ability to work within deadlines and frequently shifting priorities.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
• Willingness to travel overseas.

Preferred:
• Work experience in an organization with a Middle East/ North Africa portfolio.
• Arabic and/or French language skills.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our online application system, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR
NAIROBI, KENYA

Pact is seeking a Business Development Advisor in Nairobi. The mission of the WSTF is to function as a public finance corporation for pro-poor water sector development. Its current technical/ staffing capacities do not however strongly mirror this mission as evidenced by its challenges to uphold operational and financial efficiency. Business- oriented leadership mind-set is considered key to addressing these challenges. The purpose of the post is to bring more professional business and banking principles to the planning, operation and monitoring of WSTF's operations. Kenya's devolution process also creates extensive capacity building needs within counties, WSPs, service providers and other key partner institutions. The other part of the adviser's work will be oriented towards supporting systematic capacity building at all levels, especially on financial/ business management related issues, in order to assure financial sustainability of the developed services. Key Responsibilities: The Business Development Advisor will: General tasks in WSTF: Create awareness and strengthen capacities on business-like management in WSTF. Facilitate (together with WSTF's senior management) a comprehensive analysis of the efficiency of WSTF's operations and make proposal on the measures to improve efficiency. Support the development of WSTF's new financing modalities and their risk management measures including capacity assessment of county-level water service providers. Support the development of systems and promotion of new methods of planning, including strategic, business, management, corporate communications, and operational planning. Assist with the design and installation of management information systems in areas of finance, human resources, supply chain, auditing and legal services. County/ field level tasks: Support creating business like awareness and management capacities at county level institutions, especially WSPs. Assist and advise on procurements procedures and their developments. Support developing ways to engage private sector in developing, supporting and/or operating water services, including PPP schemes. Support developing cooperative model as community level service provider. Enhance efficiency, networking and cooperation of service providers. Support the development and implementation of capacity building programs at all levels. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience Requirements: At least Master's degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution. Experience in development and operation of funding institutions and mechanisms similar to WSTF and water sector. Experience and knowledge in development of business strategies, management information systems and implementing efficiency programmes. Experience and knowledge in planning and managing capacity building programs. These may include but not be limited to advising, mentoring, developing training programs, developing manuals and guidelines, etc. Preferred Qualifications: Well-developed institutional and business management analysis skills. Ability to work and communicate in an international environment and diverse cultures. Ability to develop innovative technical and financial solutions in different operating environments. Ability to work in multi-sector and multi-disciplinary teams. High skills in capacity building and skills transfer. Good report writing skills. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0139. 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 TECHNICAL ADVISOR/ EXPERT IN INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS AND DEVOLUTION
NAIROBI, KENYA

Pact is seeking a Chief Technical Advisor/ Expert in Institutional Reforms and Devolution in Nairobi. Devolution and developing capacities of county governments and local level service providers will be cornerstones of development of most public services in Kenya, including water and sanitation services. As a part of a wider team, the CTA is expected to promote, guide and support the necessary reforms of WSTF strategies as well as support local level strategy development and capacity building. Most importantly the expert will support WSTF in negotiating with a variety of counties and other stakeholders and act as a negotiation advisor. This post is critical to the Programme since Kenya is in a transition process of implementing a decentralized governance system that demands innovative strategies for strengthening local-level institutions, policies and capacities. The counties only came into being on 1st July 2013. CTA's prior experience on decentralization process is therefore indispensable for the implementation of the Programme. Key Responsibilities: The Chief of Technical Advisor will: General tasks: Advise the Chief Executive Officer of WSTF, WSTF management, relevant ministry and senior county level officers in decision making on new strategies or methodologies to be developed. Support overall reform of WSTF's strategies toward the model based on county-level planning and implementation of water and sanitation services as well as water resources management. Support the ministry and WSTF in facilitating the overall political/ strategic process of devolving water services to the counties. Overall responsibility for: Monitoring the effective and efficient use of resources provided by the Governments of Finland and Sweden; Planning and managing the international and national short-term consultancy (ISTC) inputs including; i) development of TORs, ii) recruitment, iii) supervision and quality control of implementation and reporting; Quality assurance in preparation of the Annual Work Plans, the Annual Progress Reports, ISTC reports and other routine reports. Co- management responsibilities together with CEO of WSTF: Efficient communication with the Embassy of Finland/ Sweden, TA of other donors supporting WSTF, and other partners involved in implementation of the Programme. Ensuring, through participatory and collaborative working methods, the transfer of skills and knowledge among the WSTF and partner organizations. Assuring the quality of work when revising and finalizing the Programme document. Coordinating with TA-teams of other donors of WSTF and other partners. Technical advisory responsibilities for: Facilitating efficient exchange of international and national experiences in institutional, commercial and technical solutions of water related services. Support the preparation of capacity building strategies and programmes for the whole chain of operations, especially at management and county government levels. Developing capacity in WSTF for the efficient outsourcing of Programme activities to private sector/ civil society entities. Advising WSTF senior management in matters of corporate governance. In cooperation with other donor s/TA, support in developing an overall M&E system for the operations of WSTF (in coordination with BMA). Quality control in selection, planning and monitoring of the investment projects. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience Requirements: At least Master's degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution. Eight years of relevant experience in workforce development, livelihoods, and/or private sector development. Four years of relevant experience in Africa (or similar developing countries), experience in Ethiopia highly preferred. Experience and knowledge in facilitating or leading institutional development and policy/ strategy processes relevant to devolution in public services such as water supply. Experience and knowledge in developing and building capacities and competences at sector and county/ local government levels as well as facilitating cooperation between institutions, private sector, community organizations and donors. Experience and knowledge in development of approaches for rural water supply and sanitation services together with water resources management including alternatives, which may comprise of but not limited to municipality/ county managed water companies, public-private sector partnerships, and community-managed services e.g. water cooperatives. Experience as a Chief Technical Adviser/ Team Leader in planning and implementing development cooperation projects/ programmes and processes, leading multi-cultural teams and facilitating multi-donor cooperation. Experience in Project Cycle Management (PCM) and Results Based Management Approaches. Preferred Qualifications: Well-developed policy and institutional analysis skills. Good communication and facilitation skills. Ability to develop innovative institutional solutions in different operating environments. Ability to work in multi-sector and multi-disciplinary teams. Advanced skills in capacity building and skills transfer. Good report writing skills. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0140. 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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VICE PRESIDENT, OPPORTUNITY DEVELOPMENT
WASHINGTON, DC

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. The Opportunity Development team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart and innovative partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Growing and diversifying our revenue streams and discovering promising new economic models; Turning present and yet unimagined opportunities into revenue to fund our mission; Growing Pact's portfolio; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; and Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise. Position Purpose: The Vice President of Opportunity Development reports to the Chief Global Engagement and Strategy Officer and is a member of Pact's senior management team. The VP of Opportunity Development leads the organization's revenue generation in order to fund its mission to build empowered communities, effective governments and responsible private institutions that give people an opportunity for a better life. In this critical leadership position, the VP will facilitate team spirit and promote the organization and its culture through excellent internal and external relationships and communication. This position has responsibility for the design and implementation of a comprehensive development strategy that grows both restricted and unrestricted funding. This will require the coordination and integration of existing development efforts and initiatives with Pact's major donor - the US government - as well as development of new strategies to expand these efforts and engage with other donors including other bilaterals, multilaterals, foundations, corporations and other private donors. The Vice President, Opportunity Development will be a member of and an advisor to the senior management team and is expected to work cross-functionally to manage revenue development activities throughout Pact on a global scale. Key Responsibilities: Leadership: Inspire, champion and spread a culture of shared success that makes true our belief that every imaginable problem has a solution and that when we dedicate ourselves to pursuing it, our efforts will be rewarded with a better world. Partner in advancing the mission and serve as a standard bearer of organizational philosophies and behavioral competencies. Build and lead a highly competent team of skilled professionals. Strategy: Establish an overarching, comprehensive opportunity development strategy to increase restricted and unrestricted funds with cross-functional buy-in and support from other DC-based departments and our country offices with well- identified metrics to determine both short- and long-term success. This strategy will touch upon multiple avenues of revenue generation. Design and implement a realistic plan to accomplish organizational revenue targets. Position the organization for growth and prepare a diversified pipeline which offers a viable and sustainable long-term funding horizon. Build and maintain strong partnerships with all Pact departments and country offices. Business Operations: Develop effective policies and efficient procedures around resource development efforts. This includes assessing and evaluating current systems and - if needed - upgrading these systems to accommodate a growing range of donors. Cultivate, network and manage key relationships with donors in the US and abroad, gathering intelligence on upcoming funding opportunities. Cultivate, solicit, and steward support from corporate partners, family foundations, foundations, and high- net worth individuals to meet annual fundraising goals. Articulate Pact's value proposition and programs, researching and listening to corporate/ foundation needs and aligning programs to their interests, preparing grant proposals, and engaging corporate/ foundation staff and corporate/ foundation board members to cultivate and solicit support for Pact. Lead Pact's individual fundraising strategy and efforts. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; Demonstrated success in raising significant funds from various funding sources including, but not limited to: USAID, DFID, other US government agencies, other bilateral donors, multilateral donors, high-net worth individuals, corporations and foundations. Passion to expand Pact's nascent corporate and foundation donors and diversifying and growing Pact's private funding. Commitment to social justice, global development and Pact's mission and values. Proven ability to translate strategy into tactical implementation in the area of resource development. Knowledge of resource development tactics and strategies as well as direct experience executing within a global organization, preferably with the complexity of a multi-site and/or multi- functional structure. Skilled at working in a fast-paced environment. Evidence of successfully meeting ambitious targets. History of working effectively with senior leadership and Board members when required. Preferred Qualifications: 20 years of experience in progressively responsible business development leadership positions, or other relevant experience. Master's Degree. Demonstrated experience in building out a resource development division and/or implementation of a diversification strategy. Working knowledge of one or more of Pact's programmatic areas. Demonstrated familiarity with non-profit international development landscape. Experience in more than one country. Experience building, partnering and maintaining excellent relationships with a variety of donor organizations, corporations, foundations, etc. Curiosity, drive humility, passion and purpose. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0130. 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 OF PRINCIPAL AND PLANNED GIVING
REMOTE

Plan International USA is seeking a Director of Principal and Planned Giving. The Opportunity: Plan is one of the largest and oldest development organizations committed to advancing children's lives through education, protection, health, and access to full opportunities. Plan is in the midst of a five-year Strategic Planning initiative where it is looking carefully at where and how it can have the most impact on children's lives so they survive and thrive into healthy, productive adults. Plan is about impact - about making positive change for children, families, and communities in 50 countries around the world. Plan has dynamic leadership at the CEO, institutional, marketing, and philanthropy levels. The organization raised over $80 million last year in combined efforts through individual, corporate, foundations, and institutional fundraising. It is part of an $800M global federation. Quick facts about Plan: In 2013, Plan worked with 78 million children in 90,229 communities. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations. Plan's core values and team member experience make it a respectful and enjoyable environment in which to work. Staff is committed to seeing the vision come to life. Plan is poised for growth in the coming years. This unique opportunity is ideal for a creative and skilled professional who is inspired and challenged by opportunities for growth; is not afraid to take risks; and can secure principal and planned gifts, and lead planned giving department. The Director of Principal and Planned Giving has an exciting opportunity to manage the Northeast portfolio, guide and motivate colleagues and leadership volunteers in their fund raising efforts, as well as travel domestically and internationally, as needed. The position is designed to be remote; however there is flexibility as we have office locations in Warwick, RI and Washington, DC. Plan International USA Headquarters located in Warwick, Rhode Island, minutes from the city of Providence. This small city is home to world-class restaurants, community events, Brown University, and much more. The position reports to the Senior Director of Development. Position Summary: The Director of Principal and Planned Giving works closely with the Senior Director of Development, as well as other members of the Philanthropy Team to support Plan International USA's efforts to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward leadership ($100,000+) and major gift ($1,000- $99,999) donors. This position also supervises Plan's Bequest Administrator officer and ensures we have a strong planned giving strategy and giving vehicles. Main Responsibilities of the Job: Secure principal and planned gifts through written requests and face-to-face solicitations independently, with board volunteers, Plan program staff, or with members of Plan International USA's Executive Team. Supervise Bequest Administrator and work with team to integrate planned giving targets and prospects into their portfolios. Maintain a portfolio of 150 donors in varying stages of the cultivation/ solicitation/ stewardship cycle; establish a top 25 and bench of 50 next level donors for more personal attention. Serve as main point of communication to all donors in portfolio, ensuring timely communication, appropriate asks, regular follow-up, and donor engagement. Utilize SalesForce to help track all activities and donor responses. Responsible for donor tracking (prospect management) by maintaining accurate, up-to-date, detailed donor records and contact information. Work with the Prospect Researcher to identify leadership, principal and planned giving prospects. Create an individual donor development plan for each donor/ prospect in his/her portfolio; develop and implement long-term donor cultivation and solicitation strategies. Work with the Senior Director of Development as well as the Prospect Researcher to determine best ask based on prospect's interest, philanthropic goals and ability to give. Prepare proposals for principal and planned gift asks and regular program updates to donors; Prepare briefing memos for CEO, board or others engaged in donor meetings/ calls/ events. Establish and build volunteer leadership capacity for Plan in designated region to assist in raising Plan's profile and expand the number of supporters to Plan. Participate in professional associations/ events to increase awareness of Plan in private donor community. Partnering with the communications and marketing teams, ensure we have updated, compelling campaign materials to share with prospects, volunteer leadership and board. Work closely with Finance team. REQUIREMENTS: College degree and 10 years' experience in development with a strong practicing background in major gifts fund raising. Proven track record of securing large major and planned gifts; A track record of developing, organizing and executing a variety of successful cultivation activities, fund-raising and program events for varied audiences and purposes; Proven experience in leading and motivating volunteer committees to identify and cultivate leadership and major gift prospects; Outstanding people skills and excellent communication skills - both written and oral; Outgoing, confident and graciously persistent personality; Excellent problem-solving, time management and organizational skills; Ability to work as a team player, as well as function independently in remote office setting; Ability to maintain confidentiality; Ability to travel both domestically and internationally, as needed; In-depth knowledge of current trends in philanthropy; Working knowledge of various planned gift vehicles (annuities, trusts, etc.); Proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Proficiency in SalesForce. Success Factors: Ability to develop personal relationships with a variety of people in a variety of contexts; A high degree of comfort in dealing with individuals of influence and affluence; Ability to secure and increase contributions from major donors and prospects; Ability to represent both the programs and heart of Plan to external audiences; Superb organizational and multi- tasking skills; Demonstrated passion for fund raising and genuine interest in the international relief and development world; Comfortable making "cold calls" and regularly following-up with prospects and professional advisors. Able to set and meet revenue targets for Principal & Planned Gifts. TO APPLY: submit your cover letter and CV on-line at our website www.planusa.org/jobopps to Job Req # 2014-0297. Closing date: Open until filled.

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PROGRAM MANAGER, HEALTH
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA is seeking a Program Manager who will work as a member of the Water, Sanitation and Health Team and have technical/ management/ backstopping responsibility of grant-funded projects from a range of institutional, foundation and multilateral donors. The Program Manager will also be responsible for promoting technical quality in the implementation of Health projects and building the technical capacity of staff in Plan's field offices. S/he will participate in related research and documentation efforts and represent Plan at sector meetings and events. H/she will also contribute to the technical design of project proposals to institutional, foundation, and corporate donors. Main Responsibilities of the Job: The Program Manager will perform the following duties: Program Management and Support: (60%): Participate in the management/ backstopping of multi-year grant-funded projects, including providing technical and project management support for the assessment, management, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and compliance with donor rules and regulations; Identify project monitoring and evaluation needs on field programs and work with the M&E team in developing M&E action plans and work with the M&E team in supporting the documentation of effective practice and program impact related to Plan programs; Promote program quality by identifying field programs' technical needs and coordinating the necessary technical assistance; Represent Plan to donors, colleague agencies, government and the private sector when requested; Present results of implementation at international conferences and through international working groups; Participate in the development of organizational processes and procedures to ensure efficient operations of program implementation; and Participate in the development of multi-year funding proposals related to their areas of expertise. Prospecting and Proposal Development: (25%): Assists with the identification of potential business opportunities. Supports Business development team to fulfill donors' information requests. Works in collaboration with the BD team on Program Design. Provides technical input into institutional, corporate and foundation fundraising proposals sources based on priorities and strategies. Provides support to individual fundraising, as necessary. USNO Representation and Dissemination: (5%): Responds to requests for information from the field. Liaises with other staff members to share information regarding projects, to discuss field needs, and to develop strategies. Represents Plan to the international community in the U.S. through participation in key coalitions. Such representation may include speaking/ presenting on behalf of Plan, facilitating the attendance and participation of Plan field personnel, and networking with other attendees and presenters. Ensures coordination and information sharing across Plan USA and Plan International teams. Cross-functional facilitator: (10%): Provides bridge between the Program team and all other Plan USA teams to ensure that all opportunities are appropriately directed and followed through. Informs and educates IP team members in areas where their involvement would be beneficial based on the needs of the other Plan USA teams. As a member of the IP Team, where appropriate serves as the point person on the Program team to support these efforts. Staff management as requested. REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrated experience and expertise in proposal writing and business development processes, with preference given to candidates with USAID programming experience. Proven experience in the related field with preference for strong practical experience in a developing country (emergency or development). Experience in the management or backstopping of multi-year grant funded projects. Experience and/or demonstrable knowledge of key Team best-practices and approaches. Experience living/ working overseas in a developing country is a plus. Excellent representation, planning, and management skills. Ability and willingness to travel at least 25% of the time to designated countries, including in an emergency setting. Strong team player; and Strong report writing and presentation skills and fluency in written English. Foreign language proficiency either French or Spanish, a plus. Education and Experience: Master's Degree equivalent experience in Public Health or related field. At least five years professional experience in development organizations working on Health related projects, with increased management responsibilities. Work Environment: Typical office environment. Physical and mental demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. TO APPLY: please send cover letter and resume via our website www.planusa.org. Closing date is December 8, 2014.

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SENIOR MANAGER, FOUNDATION RELATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA is seeking a Senior Foundation Relations Manager who is a key member of the Foundation Relations team within the Business Development Unit of Plan International USA. The Manager will support the growth of the foundation funding portfolio of Plan USA by managing the cultivation of top priority US-based foundation prospects and donors, with particular focus on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Manager will be responsible for relationship building, grant proposals, and donor stewardship of assigned accounts. Funding secured from these accounts will contribute to a five-year strategy and revenue growth target for foundations, helping to diversify Plan USA's funding base and expand its work on behalf of children and communities worldwide. QUALIFICATIONS and Experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in philanthropy or fundraising required with demonstrated management responsibilities. Minimum of 2 years in international work or volunteer experience working overseas is strongly preferred. Previous employment at a US-based foundation such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, or significant responsibility for managing these accounts, is strongly preferred. MA in international development, public health, or a relevant field required. Believe passionately in Plan International's mission, vision and values. Strong working knowledge of international development. Experience within Plan International's programmatic sectors preferred. Strong working knowledge of the international development donor community, particularly foundations. Strong relationships and/or familiarity with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation preferred. Demonstrated success in achieving fundraising revenue goals, and closing six- and seven-figure private philanthropy grants. Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills. Grant proposal development experience required (from concept note to closure). Ability to think critically, objectively, analytically, and strategically. Attention to detail and timeliness in correspondence with donors and colleagues. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with an international staff, including colleagues from different functions/ cultures. Ability to maintain accountability and work independently while functioning as part of a cooperative and coordinated team. Previous experience supervising staff preferred. High level computer literacy. Able to speak a second language (French or Spanish) preferred. Ability to travel (domestically and internationally). TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume via our website www.planusa.org/jobopps. Closing date is November 30, 2014.

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EMERGING PROFESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP

The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is accepting applications at this time for its Emerging Professional fellowship component. Candidates must be citizens of either the United States or Russia, have proficiency in both English and Russian, and possess up to five years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas of expertise: Child Protection, Community Development, Education and Youth, Gender Equity, Higher Education, Migration, Protection of Flora and Fauna, Public Health, and Rule of Law. Fellows establish valuable professional connections and collaborate with experts in their field during a period of four weeks between February and April 2015. TO APPLY: For more information and application materials, please visit http://www.usrussiasocialexpertise.org/#fellowships. Application Deadline: November 23 at 3:59 PM EST (11:59 PM Moscow time).

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SENIOR MANAGER, FOUNDATION RELATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA is seeking a Senior Foundation Relations Manager who is a key member of the Foundation Relations team within the Business Development Unit of Plan International USA. The Manager will support the growth of the foundation funding portfolio of Plan USA by managing the cultivation of top priority US-based foundation prospects and donors, with particular focus on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Manager will be responsible for relationship building, grant proposals, and donor stewardship of assigned accounts. Funding secured from these accounts will contribute to a five-year strategy and revenue growth target for foundations, helping to diversify Plan USA's funding base and expand its work on behalf of children and communities worldwide. QUALIFICATIONS and Experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in philanthropy or fundraising required with demonstrated management responsibilities. Minimum of 2 years in international work or volunteer experience working overseas is strongly preferred. Previous employment at a US-based foundation such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, or significant responsibility for managing these accounts, is strongly preferred. MA in international development, public health, or a relevant field required. Believe passionately in Plan International's mission, vision and values. Strong working knowledge of international development. Experience within Plan International's programmatic sectors preferred. Strong working knowledge of the international development donor community, particularly foundations. Strong relationships and/or familiarity with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation preferred. Demonstrated success in achieving fundraising revenue goals, and closing six- and seven-figure private philanthropy grants. Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills. Grant proposal development experience required (from concept note to closure). Ability to think critically, objectively, analytically, and strategically. Attention to detail and timeliness in correspondence with donors and colleagues. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with an international staff, including colleagues from different functions/ cultures. Ability to maintain accountability and work independently while functioning as part of a cooperative and coordinated team. Previous experience supervising staff preferred. High level computer literacy. Able to speak a second language (French or Spanish) preferred. Ability to travel (domestically and internationally). TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume via our website www.planusa.org/jobopps. Closing date is November 30, 2014.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Are you seeking an employer with excellent salaries and benefits that include 40+ days of paid leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and much more? Well, look no further. AMIDEAST, a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa, has an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Officer in its Washington, DC office. Working with other members of the Business Development team, the Business Development Officer is responsible for supporting the technical, cost and production activities of proposal development as well as ongoing budget review and approval. Priority of tasks is determined based on deadline requirements. Description of Responsibilities: Proposal Support: Project descriptions: writing, gathering info from contracts and the field. Various proposal tasks as assigned: charts, formatting resumes, proposal assembly, etc. Research tasks as assigned on clients, projects, etc. Writing tasks as assigned: capability statements, etc. Prepare the quarterly Win/Loss Report for the Board of Directors. Assist in managing the shared drive proposal files. Budgeting Support: Review solicitation requirements and advise the proposal team and field offices on the interpretation of specific costing requirements in collaboration with the Senior Pricing Analyst. Assist in preparing proposal budgets in collaboration with proposal teams. Write cost notes. Assist in ensuring headquarters, regional and country support costs are appropriately represented within each budget submission. Ensure completion and accuracy of cost and certification related proposal forms for client submission. Assist with managing the budget approvals process for field office budgets, including budget reviews, math checks, cost verification, and etc. Assist in the development of budgets templates in response to specific requests from clients. Other duties and responsibilities as needed/ assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelor's degree. 1-3 years of experience in proposal development with budget development a plus. Experience responding to USAID, Department of State and commercial solicitations. Proactive, self-directing work approach; High attention to detail. Strong communication, writing and organizational skills. Ability to work within deadlines and frequently shifting priorities. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Willingness to travel overseas. Preferred: Work experience in an organization with a Middle East/ North Africa portfolio. Arabic and/or French language skills. TO APPLY: Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our on-line applicant tracking system, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE SERVICES & TESTING REPRESENTATIVE
SAUDI ARABIA

AMIDEAST is recruiting a professional to work on a rewarding project promoting and informing the public and academic institutions regarding English language, professional, and academic standardized assessments, delivering training, and supervising and organizing test administrations. This professional will: Represent AMIDEAST and test developer ETS in promoting ETS tests and products at student fairs and conferences and to clients. Use social media channels to promote testing and training services. Offer seminars and webinars to students on the TOEFL and the GRE tests. Conduct outreach to academic institutions and student groups. Complete a train- the-trainer program and lead workshops for English language teachers. Promote teacher workshops and other programs to attract attendance. Update contact databases and submit teacher workshop reports as well as trip reports and monthly program reports. Respond promptly and appropriately to questions and concerns from test takers and university staff on ETS assessment tools and products. Support the administration of standardized testing programs, ensuring prompt and effective client service, strong test security, cost-effective operations, and adherence to testing agency requirements as well as AMIDEAST policies and standards. Work with clients to resolve testing project- related problems. Ensure the integrity and professional character of AMIDEAST testing programs. Market tests and testing services to local institutions and companies. Manage computer-based and paper-based testing, including training and supervision of Testing Assistants and/or Proctors. Prepare monthly statistical reports to be submitted to HQ for each testing program. Track revenue and expenses for testing programs. Write reports as requested by clients and AMIDEAST. Respond to inquiries from testing candidates and organizations. Other duties, as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Education: A minimum of a B.A. in a related field; M.A. preferred. Experience in training students and working professionals. Experience/ Certificate as teacher of English as a second/ foreign language. At least two years of experience, including: Experience teaching English language and/or test preparation courses; Experience managing social media campaigns preferred; Experience working in customer service; Experience working with organizational/ administrative tasks; Experience working in a multicultural and multilingual environment; Experience working with international students or student networks preferred. Other qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication skills; Travel availability; Organizational skills, flexibility, taking responsibility and being able to work in a dynamic team; Knowledge of the country's higher education system. Languages: Fluent English; knowledge of Arabic preferred. PLEASE NOTE: An American citizen is required for this position. Relocation expenses are not covered. TO APPLY: Please apply online via our website, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/ . Please provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

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PROGRAM OFFICER, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
WASHINGTON, DC

Are you seeking an employer with excellent salaries and benefits that include 40+ days of paid leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and much more? Well, look no further. AMIDEAST, a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa, has an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Program Officer, in its Washington, DC office. This position will work with other members of the Business Development team, the Business Development Program Officer is responsible for supporting the technical, cost and production activities of proposal development as well as ongoing budget review and approval. Priority of tasks is determined based on deadline requirements. Description of Responsibilities: Proposal Support: Project descriptions - writing, gathering info from contracts and the field; Various proposal tasks as assigned - charts, formatting resumes, proposal assembly, etc.; Research tasks as assigned on clients, projects, etc.; Writing tasks as assigned - capability statements, etc.; Prepare the quarterly Win/ Loss Report for the Board of Directors; Assist in managing the shared drive proposal files. Budgeting Support: Review solicitation requirements and advise the proposal team and field offices on the interpretation of specific costing requirements in collaboration with the Senior Pricing Analyst. Assist in preparing proposal budgets in collaboration with proposal teams. Write cost notes. Assist in ensuring headquarters, regional and country support costs are appropriately represented within each budget submission. Ensure completion and accuracy of cost and certification related proposal forms for client submission. Assist with managing the budget approvals process for field office budgets, including budget reviews, math checks, cost verification, and etc. Assist in the development of budget templates in response to specific requests from clients. Other duties and responsibilities as needed/ assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelor's degree. 1-3 years of experience in proposal development with budget development a plus. Experience responding to USAID, Department of State and commercial solicitations. Proactive, self-directing work approach; High attention to detail. Strong communication, writing and organizational skills. Ability to work within deadlines and frequently shifting priorities. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Willingness to travel overseas. Preferred: Work experience in an organization with a Middle East/ North Africa portfolio. Arabic and/or French language skills. Salary will commensurate with experience. TO APPLY: Please apply online via our website, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/ . Please provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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