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Communication; & Exchange Positions


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PROJECT DIRECTOR III
WASHINGTON, DC OR DURHAM, NC

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

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TECHNICAL OFFICER (HEALTH PROMOTION)
MANILA, PHILIPPINES

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

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SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

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

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GLOBAL DIRECTOR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT
WASHINGTON D.C.

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

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CHIEF OF PARTY
MONROVIA

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

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

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

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CHIEF OF PARTY LIBERIA MEDIA DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
MONROVIA, LIBERIA

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

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DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY, ZAMBIA
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

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

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ADVISOR, HIV PREVENTION
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

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

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PSI DEVELOPMENT WRITER
ATLANTA, GA

CARE USA is looking for a Proposals, Stewardship and Information (PSI) Development Writer support CARE's fundraising efforts by gathering, writing and editing content (human interest stories, dollar handles, donor letters and communications, unrestricted fundraising appeals, emergency updates, etc.) that will result in optimal financial support for and understanding of CARE's work. On occasion, will also support the work of the PSI writer/ researchers by writing and/or supporting the production of restricted proposals and reports, primarily for individual and corporate donors. For Direct Response, the development writers will review mailings and appeals for accuracy and programmatic alignment. The writers will submit articles, features and raw content to the web team upon request to meet content needs. The development writer will also contribute to the creation and dissemination of communications related to fundraising priorities, such as factsheets. Together with the writer/ researchers, the development writers act as interpreters and analysts, gathering a wide array of information on CARE's programs worldwide and turning this information into donor- ready fundraising and information products. The development writer will also oversee CARE's annual human interest story contest, which annually generates raw materials for multiple fundraising and marketing efforts. A successful development writer will have strong writing skills, proven ability to work under pressure, and a broad knowledge of international development issues. Responsibilities and Tasks: Development Communications and other Writing/ Research Assignments; Collection and Dissemination of raw program content; Support restricted proposal and report development, primarily for individual and corporate donors. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree (International affairs, liberal arts or technical area). 1-2 years of professional writing experience or equivalent. Project management skills. Negotiating skills. Superior writing and research skills. Grants-writing proficiency. Proficiency in online databases and research tools. Conceptual knowledge of relief and development programming. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 604. 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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DIRECTOR, MONITORING AND EVALUATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
ARLINGTON, VA OR LITTLE ROCK, AR

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

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More Jobs In International Career Employment Weekly

Subscribers to International Career Employment Weekly will receive details on the following additional International Understanding; Education; Communication; Exchange vacancies, in the March 27, 2015 issue of ICEW:


COMMUNICATION MANAGER, KONEKTE
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI

CLA / KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ADVISOR
LIBERIA

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY
LIBERIA

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION ABROAD
WASHINGTON, DC

EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM MANAGER
AMMAN, JORDAN

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SERVICES & TESTING REPRESENTATIVE
SAUDI ARABIA

TECHNICAL OFFICER II
WASHINGTON, DC

EDITOR
MONSANTO, PORTUGAL

DIRECTOR, DIVISION FOR HERITAGE AND WORLD HERITAGE
CENTRE
PARIS

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
UNITED STATES

AFRICA OPERATIONS ASSISTANT, SMART CAMPAIGN
WASHINGTON, DC

ASSOCIATE, INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERSHIPS
CAMBRIDGE, MA

DEVELOPMENT EVENTS COORDINATOR
BOSTON, MA

OPERATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT, SMART CAMPAIGN
WASHINGTON, DC

RELATIONSHIP MANAGER - MIDWEST
CHICAGO

SPECIALIST - PLANNED GIVING
BALTIMORE, MD

WRITER, MAJOR GIFTS
BALTIMORE, MD

SENIOR RESEARCHER
WASHINGTON, DC OR NEW YORK, NY

DIGITAL ADVOCATE
NEW YORK

CONSULTANT
MIAMI

DONOR SERVICES GIFT PROCESSING MANAGER
BOSTON, MA

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

COMMUNICATION OFFICER
PANAMA

COMMUNICATIONS CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

INFORMATION OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

SENIOR STATISTICIAN
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR
ARLINGTON, VA

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

BUSINESS PROPOSAL CONTRACT ASSOCIATE
ARLINGTON, VA

MEDIA AND EVENTS SPECIALIST
MEDFORD, MA

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

DIRECTOR, ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

DEVELOPMENT DATABASE COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
NEW YORK

CHIEF OF SECTION, HIGHER EDUCATION
PARIS

WEBSITE OFFICER, RUSSIAN
NEW YORK

DIRECTOR, UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTRE
BOGOTA

COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANCY, DTC
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETS INSTITUTE
WASHINGTON, DC





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