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Communication; & Exchange Positions


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TECHNICAL SPECIALIST, LITERACY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL READING
GOMBE, KINSHASA

FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Specialist, Literacy & Primary School Reading. The Literacy and Primary School Reading Specialist will provide technical leadership in the area of reading and writing skills development in primary schools. The Reading Technical specialist will be in charge of directing the design and implementation of reading curricula (scope and sequence) and reading materials for grades 1 to 4, in 3 Congolese languages and French. The core materials to create (and/or adapt) will include scripted lessons, student books and supplementary materials. The Reading Technical specialist will also provide guidance on reading-related materials for teacher training, coaching and community support. The Reading Specialist will collaborate closely with government officials, donors and other stakeholders. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or higher in one of the following fields: in reading education, curriculum and instruction, or elementary teacher education, or education with a reading focus; Working knowledge of linguistics and instructional design; At least 7 years of demonstrated technical expertise, with substantial developing country experience; Experience and expertise in overseeing the design of instructional materials for large-scale education programs required; Experience teaching in primary schools strongly preferred; Demonstrated technical expertise with literacy assessment, teaching and learning materials, and scripted lessons required; At least three years of demonstrated excellence in a management position, preferably including direct supervision of professional and support staff, and quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables is preferred; Ability to organize and conduct trainings and technical workshops related to literacy is preferred; Experience and skills related to policy-making and/or parent and community engagement preferred; Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French are required. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center athttp://www.fhi360.org/careers for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: visit https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15019/technical-specialist%2c- literacy-and-primary-school-reading/job. 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.

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STORY WRITER, PROMOTING JUSTICE PROJECT
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

MSI is seeking a Story Writer, Promoting Justice Project in Mexico. PROJUST carries out a number of activities that support the implementation of the accusatory system in Mexico. These activities are designed to achieve high impact results. The project has a strong monitoring and evaluation component that focuses on measuring, documenting and reporting on project achievements. One way this is accomplished is through success stories that demonstrate PROJUST's contributions and the corresponding outcomes toward shaping a more just criminal justice system in Mexico. The role of the Story Writer, as the title implies, is to identify and write compelling success stories that showcase such contributions and results. This is a short term assignment. QUALIFICATIONS: Specific experience producing communication products, such as newspaper articles, newsletters or success stories. Experience conducting interviews and writing up stories based on the information gathered. Superior verbal communication skills. Excellent attention to detail, factual and data accuracy. Degree in journalism, communications or related field. High level of initiative. Excellent writing and editing skills in English. Full command of the Spanish language. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MSI&cws=2&rid=4870

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, FANTA III PROJECT
WASHINGTON, DC

FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Communications Director, FANTA III Project. The Communications Director, FANTA III Project is responsible for the strategic planning and development of FANTA's communications materials, publications, and outreach and dissemination. The Communications Director, FANTA III Project leads the FANTA Communications Unit that is responsible for editing, creating, and repurposing content for dissemination to many audiences, including USAID, FHI 360, policy makers, governments, and NGOs working in international development. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in communications, nutrition, public health, and/or international development with an emphasis on information-related aspects; Master's degree strongly preferred. 10 years of relevant experience required, with at least 2 years of field-based experience in international development preferred. Strong interpersonal, analytical, writing, and oral presentation skills. Excellent problem solving and program management skills. Experience assessing knowledge sharing needs and identifying appropriate dissemination activities. Experience overseeing website development and content management. Experience in the use of new and emerging technology. Successful planning and management of events including webinars, meetings, conferences, and launches. Demonstrated leadership in building and sustaining positive working relationships and with various internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated experience managing a team to complete objectives/activities on time and within budget while meeting high quality standards and maintaining composure under tight deadlines. Fluent in English. Ability to travel internationally (up to 15% time). Applied Knowledge & Skills: Understanding and application of communications and knowledge management principles, practices, tools, and techniques, in the areas of strategic planning, materials development, and dissemination. Knowledge of technical and programmatic nutrition and international development issues. Outstanding interpersonal communication and management skills. Proven record with strategy development and implementation. Strong writing, editing, creative, presentation, and analytical skills. Ability to manage a diversified portfolio involving many individuals and deadlines. Ability to write for various audiences using a variety of styles such as technical, journalistic, and web-based program summaries. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center athttp://www.fhi360.org/careers for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: visit https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/14982/communications-director%2c- fanta-iii-project/job. 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, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

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PROGRAM 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 excellent employment opportunity for a Program Officer in its Washington, DC office. Responsibilities: This position provides support to the administration of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES). Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Oversee program recruitment efforts in 10 countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Serve as the liaison between partner organization(s) and AMIDEAST field offices; disseminating information, materials, and documents, responding to e-mail messages, and addressing on program support concerns. Support field offices with resources for orientation, pre-departure activities, re-entry workshops, and etc. Track program publicity and alumni activities to share with partner organizations, program funders (U.S. Department of State), and for publishing on the official YES programs website (www.yesprograms.org). Participate in monthly work meeting calls and/or in-person meetings with partner organizations to implement alumni programming, website development, and program development. Coordinate monthly "in-house" calls with AMIDEAST field staff to discuss program updates and important deadlines. Infrequent travel for YES consortium meetings and alumni activities. Arrange and submit program quarterly reports and alumni monthly reports. Assist with program and budget proposal submissions during the grant renewal/ rebid periods, as well as during AMIDEAST internal budget reviews. Represent AMIDEAST at meetings and program activities with sponsors and partners. Provide some program clerical support. Assume other special duties, activities, and responsibilities as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree plus two years' related experience. Excellent computer and social media skills. Ability to accept responsibility and work independently. Good problem-solving skills. Excellent written communication. Preferred: Previous Middle East experience/ international experience. Physical Requirements: This position requires sitting (75%), standing (10%), and walking (15%). Some additional physical requirements are as follows: Requires computer responsibilities involving extensive use of keyboard, mouse and monitor; May require sporadic and extensive copying responsibilities; May, on occasion, require some overtime hours. NOTE: This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the incumbent will perform other reasonable business-related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other managers when necessary. AMIDEAST reserves the right to change duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. TO APPLY: Please provide a resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our online application system, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/ . EOE/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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VICE PRESIDENT
NEW YORK, NY

Corkery Group Unlimited is seeking a Vice President in New York. Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. The Vice President (VP) serves as a senior professional leading the day-to-day planning and execution of high-impact health campaigns and communications strategies on behalf of our clients. The VP has a broad range of advocacy, communications and/or pharmaceutical industry experience, possesses extensive experience in strategic messaging and positioning, and has media/ stakeholder contacts in the health area. The VP also possesses superb diplomatic and client relations skills and has an energetic and flexible management style. The VP manages substantial portions of the firm's largest accounts or oversees smaller accounts with substantial autonomy, and provides guidance to other accounts as needed in the areas of infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, immunization, oncology, maternal and child health and water and sanitation. This is an ideal position for an intelligent, motivated and passionate senior communications professional who has a sophisticated understanding of health and media environments. The VP reports to a member of the senior management team (Senior VP or Executive VP). PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Account & General Management: Develops and manages projects related to every aspect of agency services, including strategies, implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing, timelines, material development and budgets. Holds responsibility for overall account relationships - serves as day-to-day contact. Provides strategic counsel to clients with minimal oversight and guidance from the senior management team. Creates and tracks project work plans and budgets to ensure timely completion and quality of client deliverables. Spends significant time drafting and editing client deliverables. Organizes and attends client meetings and leads on developing and delivering client presentations. Leads on top-tier reporter and media relationships and outreach. Leads project teams and ensures the agency's full resources are maximized. People Management: Manages and mentors the team's Senior Associates and junior staff. Participates in hiring, assessment and career development opportunities. Identifies professional development opportunities for team members and conducts staff reviews for direct reports. Financial & Administrative: Manages budget development and monitoring of financial performance. Responsible for overall workflow for projects, client deliverables and follow-up. Invoices clients in a timely manner. Contributes to the development of company revenue projections and shares responsibility for building and managing accounts for growth. Assists in preparing regular account check-ins with clients and presents accomplishments and plans for the next period. Responsible for business development with existing clients and supports new business efforts including presentations and lead identification. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: 7-10 years of experience in a PR, global health advocacy or communications setting with deep experience in healthcare, global health and/or pharmaceutical communications. Excellent writing and editing skills. Intelligent, strategic and creative thinker. Superb management skills - balancing discipline with flexibility. Capacity to motivate and inspire staff and colleagues. Political savvy and a strong sense of professional and personal ethics. Experience managing budgets. Entrepreneurial skill and ability to grow existing accounts and develop new ones. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints. Positive, energetic attitude; enthusiasm and dedication to exceptional work products; sense of humor. Experience developing digital and social media strategies essential. Corkery Group Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. ABOUT US: Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. TO APPLY: Please visit http://www.corkeryunlimited.com/careers/

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SENIOR ASSOCIATE
NEW YORK, NY

Corkery Group Unlimited is seeking a Senior Associate in New York. Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. The Senior Associate (SA) is an intelligent, passionate and experienced communications and advocacy professional with expertise in public health or medical issues and a sophisticated understanding of communications and public affairs. The SA is a capable project manager who handles a wide range of assignments, projects and client matters with a high degree of independence. The SA is expected to have a keen understanding of the health and medical landscape and experience working on relevant client issues such as infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, immunization, oncology, maternal and child health and water and sanitation. The SA is responsible for managing components of a large account or managing smaller accounts with guidance from senior staff. As an emerging leader, the SA will be responsible for behind-the-scenes account management and for the production and presentation of a range of communication materials including press releases, talking points, key message documents, strategy memos and presentations. The SA reports to a Vice President and assists senior staff in the management and development of junior staff. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Account & General Support: Develops and manages projects including strategies, implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing patterns, budgets and timelines. Independently manages major projects and/or smaller accounts, providing much of the day-to-day account support with assistance from junior staff. Drives development of creative concepts and leads teams in strategic programming. Generates a range of client materials, including memos, press releases, talking points, and backgrounders that require minimal edits; writes, edits and directs the production of brochures, presentations, reports and collateral materials. Develops effective digital and social media strategies for clients. Oversees media monitoring strategies and analysis of coverage for patterns and trends. Anticipates and provides valued input and assistance in developing solutions to client needs and problems. People Development & Initiative: Manages and mentors the team's Associates and Junior Associates. Participates in hiring, assessment and career development opportunities. Identifies professional development opportunities for team members and conducts staff reviews for direct reports. Delegates effectively and routinely seeks and shares information with colleagues. Uses talents of colleagues in problem solving and assists peers whenever possible. Continually seeks new ways to learn and improve and routinely contributes in team, staff and client meetings. Proactively works with managers to identify and address training, leadership and personal career development needs. Financial & Administrative: Develops accurate project budgets and monitors effectively. Oversees the development and distribution of invoices and activity reports. Follows up with clients on financial and other administrative issues. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: 4-7 years of experience in a PR, global health advocacy or communications setting with experience in healthcare, global health and/or pharmaceutical communications. Excellent research, writing and editing skills. Intelligent, strategic and creative thinker; Strong attention to detail; Initiative and ability to proactively manage projects with minimal supervision. Understanding of the health and medical landscape and communications practices. Project and budget management experience. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints. Positive, energetic attitude; enthusiasm and dedication to exceptional work products; sense of humor. Experience with digital and social media strategy. Corkery Group Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. TO APPLY: Please visit http://www.corkeryunlimited.com/careers/

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ASSOCIATE
NEW YORK, NY

Corkery Group Unlimited is seeking an Associate in New York. Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. The Associate plays an independent implementation role in client work and is responsible for the production of communications strategies, drafting communication documents and overseeing media monitoring. The Associate researches global health issues, manages event logistics and is responsible for drafting research, reports and presentations. The Associate strives to develop expertise in health and medical issues and communication strategies to serve our clients. The Associate reports to a Senior Associate and assists in the professional development of Junior Associates. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Account & General Support: Performs day-to-day account work which may include: drafting written materials, coordinating events, maintaining client and media contacts, managing projects performed with and by others and supervising junior associates. Liaisons with outside vendors (graphic designers, photographers, web developers) to develop client materials. Drafts documents such as client memos, backgrounders, summaries and collateral materials. Oversees media monitoring activities of junior staff and drafts and edits media summaries and analyses. Understands social media strategies and proposes effective tactics. Has working knowledge of graphics, printing, video and digital media. Implements or manages implementation of events, media briefings and media tours. People Development & Initiative: Works effectively in a team while building supervisory skills, including overseeing the day-to-day project work of Junior Associates. Demonstrates initiative in defining and proposing ways to advance the team, agency and/or client interests. Takes initiative in building professional skills and knowledge and works with manager to identify and address training and education needs. Participates actively in team and staff meetings and recommends solutions. Builds expertise in particular health and/or communication functional areas. Financial & Administrative: Understands and manages billing and activity reporting processes. Prepares activity reports. Completes timesheets daily and other administrative reports in a timely manner. Supports management of account budgets, accounting for the team's monthly activities, tracking deliverables, managing team calendars, schedules and other administrative duties as needed. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: 2-4 years of experience in a PR, global health advocacy or communications setting. Excellent research and writing skills. Intelligent, strategic and creative thinker. Passion for understanding and demonstrated interested in public health issues and trends. Well organized and detail oriented, capable of producing accurate documents quickly and comfortable doing so in a fast-paced environments. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Positive, energetic attitude; enthusiasm and dedication to exceptional work product; sense of humor. Experience with digital and social media strategy preferred. B.A. degree required. Corkery Group Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. TO APPLY: Please visit http://www.corkeryunlimited.com/careers/

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RESULTS AND MEASUREMENT OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Results and Measurement Officer. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of dignified living. 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 integrated 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. The Results and Measurement (R&M) team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Designing monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) into new projects. Supporting field-based staff to conduct rigorous and participatory assessments of outcomes and impact. Leading Pact's initiatives on global results reporting and learning related to our programming. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Global Director of R&M, the R&M officer provides monitoring, evaluation, results and learning support to Pact programs in countries worldwide. The position provides direct support for new business development, program start-up, quality assessment and improvement of on-going monitoring and all evaluations. The R&M Officer coordinates closely with Pact's technical teams and supports improved quality for Pact programs. Key Responsibilities: Provide technical support to the new business development team in the design of proposals including drafting logical frameworks, articulating theories of change, how the program will attain and measure its achievements, and M&E plans that use quality indicators and set ambitious but realistic targets. Provide start-up support to new projects, specifically to support the development of M&E plans, hiring of staff, and preparations for baseline assessments. Provide in-country training and mentoring support to offices on their M&E plans, outcome measures, data management strategy, data quality audits, and use of data for decision making. Provide technical assistance to country offices in the design of evaluations including developing terms of reference, designing tools, providing sampling guidance, data analysis guidance, assistance on how to manage and prepare for evaluations. Problem solve with country offices how to overcome measurement and reporting challenges to ensure quality outputs. Interface with and present to donors on project specific MERL activities, tools, and information & communication technologies (ICT). Serve as co-investigator on research and participate in the dissemination of findings through presentations and/or publications. Manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and foresee problems and complications and take action to resolve and mitigate them before they occur. Write complex documents such as M&E frameworks, literature reviews and evaluations in a timely manner with a high degree of quality. Assist Pact to roll out the use of innovative technologies such as GIS, mobile phones for data collection and techniques for visualizing data to improve MERL practice throughout the organization. Support the implementation of a centralized database for donors and the organization to measure its overall effectiveness. Conduct technical training in measurement to improve the capacity of MERL staff at the country office level to design, analyze, aggregate and use data for decision making. Form strategic relationships with individuals and agencies within the field of strategic information and understand the current trends in the field. Actively contribute resources and support to the R&M Community of Practice. Assist in the implementation of internal policies, guidance, and initiatives, and other activities as directed by the R&M Director. Travel up to 25% to support country programs and overall measurement tasks directly. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Strong working knowledge of MERL principles and resources, particularly for health programming. Strong data analysis and synthesis skills, especially around visual presentation of data. Skills in knowledge management, database organization and design; working knowledge of software packages commonly used for data analysis. Strong facilitation, teaching and coaching skills related to MERL. Ability to work independently and to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. Sound networking skills; ability to work collaboratively and collegially in teams. Ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with Pact staff, in donor organizations and in peer organizations. Proficiency in SPSS or STATA, Excel, Word, and other MS Office software required. Qualifications: Minimum of a Master's Degree in public health or a related field. At least 2 years of experience managing data for development programs and designing M&E systems. Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators and conducting program evaluations using mixed methods. One year of development experience in a low resource setting, two years preferred. Fluency in English and proficiency in at least one other language. Experience with evaluation using quasi experimental design preferred. Proficiency with qualitative analysis software or GIS systems (ArcGIS, Q-GIS, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0141. 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 DIRECTOR, PARTNER FOR LEARNING
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI

CARE is seeking a Program Director that will oversee the current education portfolio, principally the Partners for Learning" project funded by Qatar Foundation "Educate a Child" initiative and will be in charge of all future education and children-focused programming. Expected Travel: up to 20%; Language Requirement: English, French; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. S/he will provide strategic direction and leadership for planning, implementation, and scaling of the education and child-focused programs, overseeing all aspects (programmatic, financial, administrative, personnel). S/He will ensure that all program interventions are of a high quality and lead to measurable impact. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining and building strong relationships with donors and partners, overseeing the annual work-plan preparation, identifying external technical support needs, ensuring that appropriate data-driven management practices are being used in program implementation and the monitoring, evaluation, and learning systems are being used to measure impact and provide desired information. The Program Director position is a family accompanied post with a targeted start date for October 15, 2015 and an anticipated end date for October 30, 2018. Responsibilities: Complexity Management (Diverse Teams, Partners, context specific challenges requiring innovative thinking and solutions). Program Development, Quality and Learning (developing concept notes/contributing to the proposal development for further fundraising, key technical leadership in implementation, monitoring and learning, mainstreaming cross cutting themes). Donor & Partner Relations/ Cross- program Synergies/ Advocacy. Contribution to Country Office long-term programming ("project to program shift"). Emergency Preparation & Response as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in International Development or a relevant field; 8-10 years of progressive management experience in child protection, education, youth engagement/ empowerment, and/or related field; Sound understanding of development, education, and protection issues in Haiti is a plus; Experience leading quality monitoring, learning and evaluation; Previous experience integrating gender and other cross cutting themes into programming; Experience in designing, managing and implementing programs in complex and/or post emergency setting; Proven ability to work in partnership with other professionals and in the context of organizational alliances towards a common set of goals; Advocacy skills, including policy analysis, strategy development, and messaging skills; Demonstrated skills in program design (including proposal development), Project management skills, including operational planning and budgeting; Knowledge of CARE USA Human Resources, Procurement and Administrative policies, procedures, and guidelines is a plus; Strong communication, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop excellent relations with Haitian counterparts and donor officials; Excellent skills in written and spoken English and French, working knowledge of Haitian Creole language a plus. TO APPLY: visit http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2780. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN AND SOCIAL MARKETING SPECIALIST
JAKARTA, INDONESIA

Amec Foster Wheeler is looking into opportunities for work with international donor institutions and other USAID and USG funded initiatives to perform technical assistance services and is therefore in search of professionals to work on these potential projects. In anticipation of this opportunity Amec Foster Wheeler is seeking qualified experts for the Advocacy Campaign and Social Marketing Specialist position in Jakarta. Key Responsibilities: The Advocacy Campaign and Social Marketing Specialist serves as the lead technical specialist for successful implementation of Component 4. In this capacity, the specialist advises and supports the Chief of Party in the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to strengthen and sustain the efforts of civil society organizations advocating changes which support reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and the conservation of valuable biodiversity. In planning and executing this strategy, he/she must collaborate with and build upon the efforts of a host of other GOI, USG, internationally-assisted and civil society activities. He/she will furnish leadership and provide day-to-day direction of activities pertaining to the strengthening of advocacy through constituency and coalition building, as well by helping develop longer-term commitment to environmental values across the broader public. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Familiarity with polling techniques, the use of mass media and social networks to influence and gain public support, the negotiation and formation of alliances across interest groups, and/or working with existing mass organizations. Commitment to environmental values and a willingness to understand and contribute to forest conservation, climate change and biodiversity conservation programs. Familiarity with Indonesian culture and society or experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds and a willingness to learn about Indonesian society. Preferred: Strong preference will be given to candidates with a background in designing, implementing, and leading advocacy and lobbying campaigns and experience with social marketing, strategic communications, and/or behavior change communications. TO APPLY: Apply online at www.amecfw.com/careers. (Click Apply Now, then enter "6814" into the Keyword search field) or email resume to kelly.crook@amecfw.com. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR - KENYA YOUTH WORKFORCE PROGRAM
KENYA

IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally. We enable local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant society: quality education, independent media, and strong communities. To strengthen these sectors, our program activities also include conflict resolution, technology for development, women and youth. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $70 million and a staff of over 400 professionals worldwide. IREX employs field-tested methods and innovative uses of technologies to develop practical and locally-driven solutions with our partners in more than 100 countries. IREX seeks a Senior Technical Advisor for a Kenya Youth Workforce Program. The objective of the program is to enhance employment opportunities and the overall labor supply, whether wage employment or self- employment, for underemployed youth (ages 18-35) with primary or some secondary education, in focus geographic areas and sectors. The sectors for focus under this activity will include, but not be limited to: Service provision to agricultural value chains, such as machinery repair, pesticide application, mobile fodder cutting, milk trading, seedling nurseries, and greenhouse horticulture; Construction; Wholesale and retail trade; Machinery and vehicle operation and repair. The Senior Technical Advisor will provide technical leadership to the component focused on improving technical and vocational skills of youth participants. The position is contingent on funding. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Improve quality and market relevance of vocational and technical education eligible to target youth (including soft skills as well as hard technical skills). Develop and maintain partnerships with existing providers such as youth polytechnics, the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), informal apprenticeships and others. Increase youth participation/ enrollment in vocational and technical training or other learning relevant to target sectors, including employer- accepted certification such as NITA trade tests. Develop and lead activity focused on remedial literacy and numeracy for youth who have not completed secondary school using age-appropriate modes of educational delivery. Identify specific strategies and methodologies to engage youth who may have financial barriers to attendance and test taking. Collaborate closely with all other program components to ensure cohesive program implementation. Ensure activities and milestones are implemented on track and deliverables are of high quality. Contribute to the development of annual plans, work plans, and reports. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree or higher in one of the proposed sectoral or vocational education fields. At least ten years of relevant experience in leading organizational change and managing vocational training related to the field of expertise. Thorough knowledge and understanding of vocational education issues in Kenya. Experience relevant to the accomplishment of the cross- cutting objectives in the contract which include women, youth, cultural change, and sustainable partnerships with local and international organizations (both public and private). Proven ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with youth, community leaders, private sector, training institutions, and other stakeholders. Demonstrated, strong writing and oral presentation skills in English are required; the same skills in Kiswahili are highly desirable. Experience in implementing donor-funded programs; USAID experience a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated pro-active approach to problem solving. TO APPLY: Go to https://www.irex.org/careers/all-positions, click on the corresponding position and apply through our website. Please supply a resume and a cover letter with your application. No phone calls please. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

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PROJECT DIRECTOR, EDUCATION
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Project Director for its USAID-funded Room to Learn South Sudan (RtL) project. Location: Juba, South Sudan (with up to 40% travel to the field). Winrock is a recognized leader in U.S. and 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 learning organization that embraces continuous improvement in program results and processes and a culture of accountability. The Project Director will manage the Room to Learn (RtL) South Sudan USAID-funded education program for Winrock International. The Project Director will be responsible for implementing a high-quality, results-oriented education project that addresses equity, stability, access, quality, relevance, and community participation. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Project Director is responsible for overall project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of the requirements of the project. He/she will establish and maintain systems for project operations; ensure that all cooperative agreement deadlines are met and targets are achieved; maintain working relationships with project stakeholders (including sub-grantees and/or subcontractors); and oversee the preparation and submission of technical and financial reports to USAID. Specific responsibilities include: Provide overall technical expertise, strategic vision, and leadership on a number of areas, particularly the expansion of equitable basic education services in formal and non-formal settings, pupil and teacher well-being, and stability components of the project. Other technical areas include school improvement, gender equity and sensitivity, conflict-sensitive approaches, teacher training, early grade reading and numeracy, life-skills instruction/ activities, psychosocial well-being of learners and teachers, curriculum development, and learning outcomes. Act as primary liaison with USAID/South Sudan on all management and technical matters and maintain close communication with USAID through formal review sessions and by providing ongoing, informal updates of project progress. Facilitate project design, strategic planning, and implementation of project activities. Develop and oversee the project’s annual planning and high quality implementation of activities and deliverables in order to deliver impact within agreed timelines. Oversee project budget and ensure that all financial activity is carried out in accordance with annual budget allocations, Winrock policy, and donor guidelines. Provide technical assistance, support, and oversight to partners. Provide technical assistance, support, and information to national, state and local government officials, particularly the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. Provide technical assistance, support, and capacity development to Community-Based Organizations (including PTAs, School Management Committees, Boards of Governors, Community Mothers Groups and others). Ensure that the program is well-coordinated with other major education donors and programs in South Sudan, including the Global Partnership for Education and the Girls’ Education South Sudan. Represent the project and Winrock to donors, local and national government entities, the media, local NGOs, and the local business community and document successes, lessons learned and best practices related to education. Oversee monitoring and evaluation of project implementation and deliverables and coordinate external and impact evaluations. With support from field and home office staff, prepare and submit timely and accurate project, financial, and procurement reports to USAID and Winrock. Hire and supervise project staff and annually evaluate their performance. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidates will have strong and salient experience managing education programs in sub-Saharan Africa, with preference for relevant experience in conflict or post-conflict areas. Specific experience and specialization in at least three of the following is required: enrollment and retention; curriculum development; school improvements; non-formal education; teacher training; policy advocacy, community mobilization, gender-based violence; monitoring & evaluation (of education programs); psychosocial well-being. Significant USAID project management experience and leadership is highly desired. QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND: Education: Advanced degree (Master’s degree or higher) in education or international education, or other relevant advanced degree required. Certification, training, or experience in monitoring & evaluation. Management Experience: Enthusiastic and collaborative candidates who possess strategic vision and the willingness and ability to show results are encouraged to apply. Minimum 12 years of experience managing or supporting donor-funded programs (preferably USAID). Minimum 12 years professional experience in basic education including at least 5 years field experience in developing countries, including conflict-affected areas. At least 5 years’ experience working in developing countries, including work in complex, politically charged, unstable environments is crucial. Experience managing to the highest ethical standards international projects valued at $35 million or more. Management and implementation of complex, multi-activity programming, on time and on budget. Financial/ budget management, budget design, and complex grants program management facility is essential. Implementation of psychosocial well-being activities or other related activities desired. Orientation toward community-led and –owned programs is preferred. Experience targeting and reaching the most disadvantaged groups especially girls, the disabled, pastoralists, returnees and internally displaced people. Experience leading program design and strategic planning and implementing strategic plans. Expertise designing and implementing or overseeing monitoring & evaluation systems. Emphasis on building capacity of and empowering host-country people and institutions highly desirable. Capacity to build, motivate, and effectively supervise a diverse team of local and expatriate employees. Previous experience managing a large staff and implementing programs in multiple remote locations. Good track record working with and/or partnering with a variety of individuals and organizations, including senior US and host country government officials, international agencies, private sector companies, and donor organizations. Proven ability to demonstrate the highest level of ethical standards at all times; ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities while ensuring quality output. Skills: Fluent English language skills required. Additional language skills (Arabic or local languages) preferred. Facility with USAID regulations, policies, and procedures or those of an equivalently complex international government funding organization. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, conflict, and ethical management skills. Ability to coordinate with home office, stakeholders, and clients is essential. Excellent verbal and written communications skills; demonstrated ability to interact effectively and sensitively with multi-cultural staff, external donors and collaborators is essential. Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft). The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. TO APPLY: Applicants should go to http://www.winrock.org/page/careers-winrock and submit a current resume, cover letter and reference contacts to the attention of PDEDSS by September 15, 2015. Winrock would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted. EEOE/AA.

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RESULTS AND MEASUREMENT OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Results and Measurement Officer. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of dignified living. 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 integrated 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. The Results and Measurement (R&M) team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Designing monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) into new projects. Supporting field-based staff to conduct rigorous and participatory assessments of outcomes and impact. Leading Pact's initiatives on global results reporting and learning related to our programming. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Global Director of R&M, the R&M officer provides monitoring, evaluation, results and learning support to Pact programs in countries worldwide. The position provides direct support for new business development, program start-up, quality assessment and improvement of on-going monitoring and all evaluations. The R&M Officer coordinates closely with Pact's technical teams and supports improved quality for Pact programs. Key Responsibilities: Provide technical support to the new business development team in the design of proposals including drafting logical frameworks, articulating theories of change, how the program will attain and measure its achievements, and M&E plans that use quality indicators and set ambitious but realistic targets. Provide start-up support to new projects, specifically to support the development of M&E plans, hiring of staff, and preparations for baseline assessments. Provide in-country training and mentoring support to offices on their M&E plans, outcome measures, data management strategy, data quality audits, and use of data for decision making. Provide technical assistance to country offices in the design of evaluations including developing terms of reference, designing tools, providing sampling guidance, data analysis guidance, assistance on how to manage and prepare for evaluations. Problem solve with country offices how to overcome measurement and reporting challenges to ensure quality outputs. Interface with and present to donors on project specific MERL activities, tools, and information & communication technologies (ICT). Serve as co-investigator on research and participate in the dissemination of findings through presentations and/or publications. Manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and foresee problems and complications and take action to resolve and mitigate them before they occur. Write complex documents such as M&E frameworks, literature reviews and evaluations in a timely manner with a high degree of quality. Assist Pact to roll out the use of innovative technologies such as GIS, mobile phones for data collection and techniques for visualizing data to improve MERL practice throughout the organization. Support the implementation of a centralized database for donors and the organization to measure its overall effectiveness. Conduct technical training in measurement to improve the capacity of MERL staff at the country office level to design, analyze, aggregate and use data for decision making. Form strategic relationships with individuals and agencies within the field of strategic information and understand the current trends in the field. Actively contribute resources and support to the R&M Community of Practice. Assist in the implementation of internal policies, guidance, and initiatives, and other activities as directed by the R&M Director. Travel up to 25% to support country programs and overall measurement tasks directly. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Strong working knowledge of MERL principles and resources, particularly for health programming. Strong data analysis and synthesis skills, especially around visual presentation of data. Skills in knowledge management, database organization and design; working knowledge of software packages commonly used for data analysis. Strong facilitation, teaching and coaching skills related to MERL. Ability to work independently and to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. Sound networking skills; ability to work collaboratively and collegially in teams. Ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with Pact staff, in donor organizations and in peer organizations. Proficiency in SPSS or STATA, Excel, Word, and other MS Office software required. Qualifications: Minimum of a Master's Degree in public health or a related field. At least 2 years of experience managing data for development programs and designing M&E systems. Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators and conducting program evaluations using mixed methods. One year of development experience in a low resource setting, two years preferred. Fluency in English and proficiency in at least one other language. Experience with evaluation using quasi experimental design preferred. Proficiency with qualitative analysis software or GIS systems (ArcGIS, Q-GIS, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0141. 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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RESEARCH AND LEARNING SPECIALIST
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 is recruiting a Research and Learning Specialist for an anticipated global project that will support civil society organizations (CSOs) and independent media and labor organizations to ensure civil society participation and government transparency and accountability. The position is contingent upon award. Position Purpose: The Research and Learning Specialist will oversee the program's learning agenda, knowledge management systems and M&E, under the leadership of the Program Director. Key Responsibilities: The Research and Learning Specialist will: Lead the development of knowledge management procedures for the program; Liaise with partners and other stakeholders on the program's learning agenda; Ensure that program learning is documented and used to guide key decision making; Work with M&E staff to capture learning across the program; and Provide staff training and capacity building as required. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 5 years' progressively responsible experience in knowledge management, learning, research and monitoring and evaluation; Sound understanding of and experience with civil society and/or media strengthening programming; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; MA in political science, public policy, international development or a related field; Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in diverse country contexts; Experience fostering learning; Experience working in good governance programs; Experience integrating gender, marginalized populations and/or youth or working on programming where these areas are a key focus; and Fluency in a second language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0125. 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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CENTER DIRECTOR, LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN CENTER ON HEALTH SCIENCES INFORMATION (BIREME)
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) is searching for a Center Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME). BIREME's objective is the promotion of technical cooperation in scientific and technical health information with the countries and among the countries of the Region, aiming to develop the means and the capacities for the provision and the equitable access to the relevant and up-to-date scientific and technical health information, rapidly, efficiently and at adequate costs. The incumbent will be responsible for technical cooperation in health sciences information, knowledge management and scientific communication in the Region extensible to other regions as part of PAHO/WHO strategies, programmatic functions and work plans, within the Office of the Assistant Director, in close cooperation with other PAHO/WHO Entities and PAHO/WHO Representatives (PWR) as well as with regional and international agencies. REQUIRES: The successful candidate will have: A medical or bachelor´s degree in health sciences and a master´s or doctoral degree with emphasis on knowledge management/ transfer, knowledge communication, information systems or related fields from a recognized university. Thirteen years of combined national and international experience in the management, operation and technical cooperation on scientific information, research, knowledge management and evidence- based scientific communication programs, products and services concerned with public health, international cooperation and public health services. Very good knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish with a proficient working knowledge of English. Salary range: US$ 129,419.14 -US$ 139,309.63, net of income taxes. PAHO/WHO's compensation package includes dependency benefits, pension plan, health insurance scheme, and 30 days annual leave. Benefits for internationally recruited staff may include travel and removal expenses on appointment and separation, assignment grant, rental subsidy, and home leave. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates are invited to complete a personal history form on line at www.paho.org (Welcome/ Employment/ International/ Recruitment-Professional/ Category), Vacancy Number: PAHO/15/FT414 by 2 September 2015. Direct link: https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac- view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=31854&vaclng=en

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RESEARCH AND LEARNING SPECIALIST
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 is recruiting a Research and Learning Specialist for an anticipated global project that will support civil society organizations (CSOs) and independent media and labor organizations to ensure civil society participation and government transparency and accountability. The position is contingent upon award. Position Purpose: The Research and Learning Specialist will oversee the program's learning agenda, knowledge management systems and M&E, under the leadership of the Program Director. Key Responsibilities: The Research and Learning Specialist will: Lead the development of knowledge management procedures for the program; Liaise with partners and other stakeholders on the program's learning agenda; Ensure that program learning is documented and used to guide key decision making; Work with M&E staff to capture learning across the program; and Provide staff training and capacity building as required. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 5 years' progressively responsible experience in knowledge management, learning, research and monitoring and evaluation; Sound understanding of and experience with civil society and/or media strengthening programming; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; MA in political science, public policy, international development or a related field; Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in diverse country contexts; Experience fostering learning; Experience working in good governance programs; Experience integrating gender, marginalized populations and/or youth or working on programming where these areas are a key focus; and Fluency in a second language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0125. 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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