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International Education; Understanding;
Communication; & Exchange Positions


Copyright 2015. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.


BIODIVERSITY CONSTITUENCY BUILDING AND COMMUNICATIONS 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. Pact seeks a Biodiversity Constituency Building and Communications Specialist for an anticipated global project that will support USAID and its partners to better integrate biodiversity for improved outcomes in conservation and other international development sectors. Expected results under this project include: integration of biodiversity and other development sectors in USAID supported by building the internal enabling environment and technical capacity with the Agency for integration; the evidence base for biodiversity and development integration improved and used by decision makers to influence development practice; and broader external constituencies identified and engaged to support integration. Position Purpose: The Biodiversity Constituency Building and Communications Specialist will be responsible for providing substantial technical direction, input and management of activities relating to biodiversity integration within USAID and engagement with external constituencies. In so doing, key champions and partnerships will be supported and leveraged to influence other sector actors, who in turn will support and catalyze actions to further biodiversity integration. Key private sector development partnerships will be examined and insights leveraged to advance the integration agenda. Support will be given to USAID's Forest and Biodiversity unit to incorporate behavior change, social marketing and paradigm shift expertise and knowledge into their approaches and strategies. Key Responsibilities: Specific Duties: Work with USAID to identify and ensure strategic engagement in international fora relevant to integration (including and beyond the traditional biodiversity realm) and identify key potential partners and allies to further the integration of biodiversity and development in multiple spheres. Lead in identifying communications audiences and messages. Oversee related activities, products and events. Form partnerships and build alliances for development, including with international donors, private sector actors, NGOs, and research bodies. Basic REQUIREMENTS: At least a Master's degree in international development, biodiversity conservation, ecology, economics, finance, sociology, anthropology, public administration, or other relevant field. At least 6 years (8-10 years preferred) experience in international development or closely related field, with experience working with projects in the developing world; Demonstrated management skills and experience sufficient to oversee major components of an integrated, multi-year project; Demonstrated ability to effectively form partnerships and build alliances for development, including with international donors, private sector actors, NGOs, and research bodies; Experience with analyses of influence pathways and developing strategic messaging and communications, and using data and evidence to persuade or influence; Substantial expertise in biodiversity and natural resources management as well as at least one of the following areas: global health, democracy and governance, global climate change, economic growth; and relevant language expertise (e.g., French, Spanish, Bahasa, or Portuguese, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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SR. PROGRAM OFFICER/ GUINEA PROGRAM DIRECTOR
CONAKRY, GUINEA

Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programs is seeking a Sr. Program Officer/ Guinea Program Director in Conakry. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), a five-year USAID-funded project supporting strategic health communication programs in developing countries, with an emphasis on capacity strengthening of country-based partners. HC3 has been tasked by USAID to assist with the communication aspects of the Ebola response and the secondary impacts of Ebola, including restoring basic health services, with particular emphasis on support to health communication programming in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The HC3 Guinea Program Director will provide overall project management, financial oversight and project reporting for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded HC3 project in Guinea under the guidance and mentorship of The West Africa Regional Director. The Country Program Director will liaise with the local Ministry of Health (MoH) and Guinean Ebola Response and MNCH counterparts as well as other implementing partners and donors focused on social and behavior change communication (SBCC), Ebola response and prevention, secondary impacts, as well as MNCH. Provide strategic leadership and vision to HC3 Guinea staff, including managing the startup of HC3 Ebola and MCH program activities in country and onboarding of new local and expat staff. Provide administrative, programmatic, and managerial oversight to all aspects of the program; coordinate effective implementation of program and research activities, including development of work plans and facilitate their timely implementation; develop program implementation budgets and monitor budget expenditures; manage and supervise local staff including relevant program partners. Make programmatic decisions and troubleshoot implementation challenges; oversee program data quality compliance, including developing data tracking systems and monitoring records to ensure program meets USAID audit standards; approve local financial transactions and manage and authorize expenditures from local bank accounts; supervise and approve all aspects of project procurement and logistics, including office infrastructure and vehicles; sub grant development, including compliance with programmatic objectives and Johns Hopkins University (JHU)/ USAID financial and administrative regulations. Identify appropriate opportunities to draw on the full range of activities in the HC3 portfolio. Liaise in-country with other HC3 partners, as appropriate. Submit timely program reports to USAID and JHU*CCP Headquarters on a quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis; disseminate program success stories and share information. Serve as a spokesperson and advocate, represent JHU*CCP and the HC3 Guinea project to the USAID mission in Conakry, donors, Government of Guinea, cooperating agencies, and others; develop new business opportunities for JHU*CCP as appropriate. Engage in the cross-fertilization of ideas and capacity-building across the West Africa Regional Program. Management and Supervision: Will provide technical support and oversight to all employees and consultants/ contractors working on the above. Coordinate with other senior program managers on strategic project management. Identify learning needs and coordinate learning sessions for program staff. Conduct staff appraisals as appropriate. This is a general description of the required job duties which does not included additional duties as assigned. This position will be based in Conakry, Guinea. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree (M.A., MHS, MPH, MBA) required. Five years senior-level field-based health development program management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Extensive experience in capacity building for health programming in Africa, and/or managing social and behavior change communication programs. Previous experience working with USAID funded projects, and familiarity with USAID policies and procedures. In- depth program experience in sub-Saharan Africa and experience in technical, financial and administrative oversight. Skilled manager with ability to oversee and motivate staff for sound, effective, evidence and results based programming. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public, and/or donors. Ability to work with and understand foreign currency exchanges. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to work in fast-paced dynamic environment with multiple partners. Flexible and independent. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A "can do" attitude, with the appropriate follow through. Required Language Skills: Fluent French and English. Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education. Preferred Qualifications: Ten years relevant experience. JHU Equivalency Formula:18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education required for the respective job. TO APPLY: To view a detailed job description and apply online, please visit http://jobs.jhu.edu and search using the 5-digit requisition number, 65202. Salary is competitive. We offer excellent benefits in a smoke-free/drug-free environment. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check. AA/EEOE. Direct Link to Posting: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=65202&view=sch.

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SR. RESEARCH DATA ANALYST/ RESEARCH MANAGER
CONAKRY, GUINEA

Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programs is seeking a Sr. Research Data Analyst/ Research Manager in Conakry. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), a five-year USAID-funded project supporting strategic health communication programs in developing countries, with an emphasis on capacity strengthening of country-based partners. HC3 has been tasked by USAID to assist with the communication aspects of the Ebola response and the secondary impacts of Ebola, including restoring basic health services, with particular emphasis on support to health communication programming in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The Research Manager will contribute to the research activities conducted as part of HC3 by providing substantial and important recommendations to the design and methodologies used by these studies and by taking primary responsibility for data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting on the findings from these studies. Individuals in the Research Manager position will require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in statistical analyses and/or quantitative or qualitative research methods. This role will support formative research, monitoring and evaluation for health communication projects that are part of the effort to control and prevent the spread of Ebola and promote maternal, neonatal, child health in Guinea. The Research Manager will serve as a member of the Johns Hopkins CCP Ebola Monitoring and Evaluation Team, provide technical assistance health communication monitoring and evaluation, assist in the recruitment and provide ongoing mentorship to any monitoring and evaluation consultants or staff that CCP hires in Conakry, assist the program team in translating research and evaluation findings into programmatic recommendations and, oversee the implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems on the ground in Guinea. Develop detailed data collection and analysis methodologies, including defining in detail data requirements, data sources and proper data collection procedures, e.g., appropriate data collection instruments, data coding, and databases. Develop and implement data collection quality assurance procedures to ensure data accuracy and the validity and reliability of the study results. Create, maintain and safeguard electronic databases and any other data collection files. Supervise data collection activities; more typically supervising locally hired staff to perform data collection activities using defined forms and methods (e.g., interview and group discussion guides, surveys questionnaires, format for secondary data collection and analysis from available sources). Using their knowledge of statistical and textual data analysis, perform qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis and interpretation of study data. Generate reports, charts, tables and presentations of the research findings. Use GIS methodologies when required. Facilitate the coordination of research, monitoring and evaluation activities at a national level for the Ebola response and its secondary impact. Serve as resource for research staff and field data coordinators regarding data issues; collection, entry, quality and transfer. Contribute to the writing of reports and any other type of publication. Present research findings at meetings when needed. Support the preparation of IRB protocols when needed. Train counterparts and in-country research consultants in appropriate research procedures. With the study PI, monitor compliance with human subjects research guidelines on all assigned projects. Must be able to travel to and within Guinea as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimally require Master's degree in related discipline, e.g. communication, public health or related behavioral science. Typically require PhD. One year related experience. Quantitative and qualitative research skills required; working knowledge of GIS desirable. One year related experience in research on health communication, health promotion or social marketing in international settings required. Required Language Skills: Fluent French and English. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. TO APPLY: To view a detailed job description and apply online, please visit http://jobs.jhu.edu and search using the 5-digit requisition number, 65075. Salary is competitive. We offer excellent benefits in a smoke-free/ drug-free environment. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check. AA/EEOE Direct Link to Posting: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=65075&view=sch

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REGIONAL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR
ACCRA, GHANA

CARE is seeking a talented Regional Strategic Partnership Director who is primarily responsible for leading a strategic approach to building and strengthening CARE's relationship with the key donors in West Africa which are aligned with Regional, sub regional and country offices program focus and strategy. Expected Travel: up to 40%; Language Requirement: English, French; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The position allows CARE to play an active role in a variety of important Regional-based arenas, building and managing stronger relations and partnerships with key Donors and regional and national representations with primary focus on United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), European Union (EU), and other relevant international development community. The Regional Strategic Partnership Director will report to the West Africa Regional Director and collaborate closely with Country office Leadership, Regional Management Team, CARE Member Partners' technical teams, Fund raising Teams, Policy and Advocacy, communication in identifying, developing, coordinating, and maintaining CARE's relationships and partnerships with Key Donors Representations at sub/regional and country level. The incumbent role will help support and strengthen CARE West Africa regional strategy to grow its donor resource base. Primary Responsibilities: Business intelligence gathering and planning; Strategic relationship management; Networking, communication and outreach; Capacity building; Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, International Development or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. No less than 8-10 years senior management experience in either/or both the non-profit and for-profit context. Experience working with and through Key Donors context and entities - with a strong and demonstrable working knowledge, connections and networks with USAID, DFID, EU, Danish International Dev't Agency (DANIDA), Norwegian Agency for Dev't (NORAD) etc. Experience in international development. Proven experience in results orientated relationship management, networking, marketing and intelligence gathering. Knowledge of DONOR rules and regulations. Experience with the wider Private Voluntary Organizations (PVO) community. Excellent interpersonal skills. Solid understanding of the competitive bids process and recruitment function. Ability to think strategically. Ability to work in a fast -paced and extremely time-sensitive environment (handle pressure). Strong oral & written skills. Excellent organization skills. Computer literacy (Microsoft). Self-starter. Ability to collaborate with a variety of people (team player). Ability to make decisions. Ability and desire to network, both within and outside of CARE. Flexibility. Sensitivity to deadlines. Intellectually curious. Thorough knowledge and understanding of international development issues and significant knowledge of key bureaus and offices in Donors regional representations. Excellent representational skills and ability to develop and provide well informed presentations about CARE for high-level audiences. Familiarity and ease with political environment of key Donors. Adaptability to a variety of contexts and situations. Skills using social media. Negotiation skills. Strategic thinker. Understand the importance of and experience with managing diversity. Ability to adapt and operate in range of contexts. TO APPLY: visit http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 592. 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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DONOR AND GRANTS COORDINATOR
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

CARE is seeking a talented Donor and Grants Coordinator to ensure that CARE South Sudan meets the expectations of donors and carries out agreed activities in compliance with donor agreements. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position promotes synergy and coordination between thematic and geographic teams, finance, and program support teams to ensure the development and submission of high quality reports. They coordinate the processes for centralizing financial and programmatic reporting including M&E and sub-awards data management. They build the capacity of Country Office and partner staff to develop reports, and to understand and meet donor requirements in implementation. They ensure that the Country Office's progress against its strategic directions and targets is measured and monitored, and its strategy adjusted as appropriate to ensure that CARE remains relevant and effective in South Sudan. They represent CARE South Sudan in assigned areas as designated including program and technical representation with donors. Primary Responsibilities: Reporting; Obtain, maintain and share grant information; Guide grant processes through project cycle; Systems and Capacity Development; Other tasks as required. PRIMARY SKILLS: Relevant University Degree. At least 5 years' experience working in a humanitarian or development setting. At least 5 years' experience with donor reporting. Experience with grant management. Excellent writing skills. People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner. Resilience/ Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Has experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts. Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills. Communications: Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of CARE. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills. Team player, with strong collaboration and advisory skills. Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE's core values and humanitarian principles. Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, participatory approach and sustainable development. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 593. 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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REGIONAL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR
ACCRA, GHANA

CARE is seeking a talented Regional Strategic Partnership Director who is primarily responsible for leading a strategic approach to building and strengthening CARE's relationship with the key donors in West Africa which are aligned with Regional, sub regional and country offices program focus and strategy. Expected Travel: up to 40%; Language Requirement: English, French; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The position allows CARE to play an active role in a variety of important Regional-based arenas, building and managing stronger relations and partnerships with key Donors and regional and national representations with primary focus on United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), European Union (EU), and other relevant international development community. The Regional Strategic Partnership Director will report to the West Africa Regional Director and collaborate closely with Country office Leadership, Regional Management Team, CARE Member Partners' technical teams, Fund raising Teams, Policy and Advocacy, communication in identifying, developing, coordinating, and maintaining CARE's relationships and partnerships with Key Donors Representations at sub/regional and country level. The incumbent role will help support and strengthen CARE West Africa regional strategy to grow its donor resource base. Primary Responsibilities: Business intelligence gathering and planning; Strategic relationship management; Networking, communication and outreach; Capacity building; Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, International Development or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. No less than 8-10 years senior management experience in either/or both the non-profit and for-profit context. Experience working with and through Key Donors context and entities - with a strong and demonstrable working knowledge, connections and networks with USAID, DFID, EU, Danish International Dev't Agency (DANIDA), Norwegian Agency for Dev't (NORAD) etc. Experience in international development. Proven experience in results orientated relationship management, networking, marketing and intelligence gathering. Knowledge of DONOR rules and regulations. Experience with the wider Private Voluntary Organizations (PVO) community. Excellent interpersonal skills. Solid understanding of the competitive bids process and recruitment function. Ability to think strategically. Ability to work in a fast -paced and extremely time-sensitive environment (handle pressure). Strong oral & written skills. Excellent organization skills. Computer literacy (Microsoft). Self-starter. Ability to collaborate with a variety of people (team player). Ability to make decisions. Ability and desire to network, both within and outside of CARE. Flexibility. Sensitivity to deadlines. Intellectually curious. Thorough knowledge and understanding of international development issues and significant knowledge of key bureaus and offices in Donors regional representations. Excellent representational skills and ability to develop and provide well informed presentations about CARE for high-level audiences. Familiarity and ease with political environment of key Donors. Adaptability to a variety of contexts and situations. Skills using social media. Negotiation skills. Strategic thinker. Understand the importance of and experience with managing diversity. Ability to adapt and operate in range of contexts. TO APPLY: visit http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 592. 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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DONOR AND GRANTS COORDINATOR
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

CARE is seeking a talented Donor and Grants Coordinator to ensure that CARE South Sudan meets the expectations of donors and carries out agreed activities in compliance with donor agreements. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position promotes synergy and coordination between thematic and geographic teams, finance, and program support teams to ensure the development and submission of high quality reports. They coordinate the processes for centralizing financial and programmatic reporting including M&E and sub-awards data management. They build the capacity of Country Office and partner staff to develop reports, and to understand and meet donor requirements in implementation. They ensure that the Country Office's progress against its strategic directions and targets is measured and monitored, and its strategy adjusted as appropriate to ensure that CARE remains relevant and effective in South Sudan. They represent CARE South Sudan in assigned areas as designated including program and technical representation with donors. Primary Responsibilities: Reporting; Obtain, maintain and share grant information; Guide grant processes through project cycle; Systems and Capacity Development; Other tasks as required. PRIMARY SKILLS: Relevant University Degree. At least 5 years' experience working in a humanitarian or development setting. At least 5 years' experience with donor reporting. Experience with grant management. Excellent writing skills. People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner. Resilience/ Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Has experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts. Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills. Communications: Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of CARE. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills. Team player, with strong collaboration and advisory skills. Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE's core values and humanitarian principles. Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, participatory approach and sustainable development. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 593. 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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ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT
TO BE DETERMINED

Internews is seeking an Organizational Capacity Development Consultant. Duration: 3 month period - flexible arrangement with some time in Kabul and some long distance mentoring. The Organizational Capacity Development Consultant will work with Salam Watandar - a national radio service providing news, information and entertainment to a network of 59 locally owned and operated radio stations in 34 provinces in Afghanistan. Salam Watandar is an independent, non-governmental organization, registered in Afghanistan. The consultant will conduct an organizational review to recommend changes to the organizational structure of the organization to ensure effectiveness and efficiency and future sustainability. He/she will revise and strengthen sound organizational procedures in HR, administration, finance, logistics including reviewing salary scales, job descriptions and performance management in accordance with Afghan laws. The position will be paid by Internews, but is seconded to our radio network partner nonprofit organization Salam Watandar. The position will report to the Internews Country Director in Afghanistan, but will work in close cooperation with the board of Salam Watandar. QUALIFICATIONS: At least ten years' experience in organization development management; Proven ability to develop and implement organizational systems and to train local staff in their implementation; Relevant academic background; At least 5 years supervisory experience, training and mentoring of local staff; Highly organized and systems-oriented; NGO experience required; Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal, and communication skills; Demonstrated decision- making, problem-solving, and team-building ability. TO APPLY: please visit https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH17/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=INTERNEWS&cws=1&rid =385

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COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

The World Trade Organization seeks a Communications Officer (Grade 6) in Geneva. Duties: Assist in preparing written communications, including speeches and articles, for the Director-General (DG) and senior management. Provide research and drafting support for all such communications. Assist in communications planning, including providing recommendations for events, as directed. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in a relevant topic. Minimum two years' relevant experience in international trade, or similar issues, at the national and/or international level. Experience writing speeches and/or articles for senior figures. TO APPLY: Please visit our website at http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/vacan_e.htm. Closing date: 3/10/15. Vacancy no: EXT/F/15-3

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ASSOCIATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
LOS ANGELES OR SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Church World Service has posted an opening for an Associate Development Officer. This position carries the primary responsibility for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of mid-level and mid major gifts from individuals and is a member of the CWS Funds Development Team headquartered at CWS's Elkhart (IN) Corporate Center. REQUIRES: Undergraduate degree in related field or related experience, including sales. Minimum three years of experience in multiple fundraising methods, Strong interpersonal and public verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively. She/he will have the ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Be able to take initiative and collaborate with staff at all levels. Previous employment and/or volunteer experience with a non-profit and/or faith-based organization is useful. For more information and to apply please go to www.churchworldservice.org.

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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION ABROAD
WASHINGTON, DC

AMIDEAST has posted an opening for an Director of Education Abroad. Position Classification: Professional; Department: Education Abroad; Immediate Supervisor: Vice President for Programs. POSITION SUMMARY: AMIDEAST's Education Abroad Programs department is responsible for the design and implementation of education abroad programs in the Middle East and North Africa for Americans. Working with professional staff at AMIDEAST Headquarters and in the field offices, the Director is responsible for the development, oversight and implementation of semester, academic year, summer, and customized education abroad programs for American undergraduate students. Programs also address other audiences, including secondary school and post-graduate students. Activities may extend to other areas from time to time. Primary responsibilities are indicated below. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptualize and develop AMIDEAST education abroad programs in the Middle East and North Africa for American students, educators, and others, in collaboration with AMIDEAST field and headquarters staff. Provide senior oversight and management of education abroad programs administered by AMIDEAST. Play a lead role in development of education abroad program proposals in response to requests from educational institutions, U.S. government agencies, and other program sponsors. Participate in budget development, monitoring, contracting, and reporting for education abroad programs. Develop marketing plans for education abroad; design and implement promotional activities/ strategies and monitor results. Represent AMIDEAST and exhibit/ promote its education abroad programs at conferences and other forums. Remain current on best practices in education abroad, and ensure that AMIDEAST-administered programs adhere to recognized standards. Develop program materials for use with AMIDEAST-administered education abroad programs. Participate in strategy discussions relating to educational outreach and education abroad. Manage the department's approach to safety and security and play a key role, in collaboration with other senior AMIDEAST staff, in managing emergency situations affecting students. Oversee and manage the work of headquarters education abroad staff members. Support other special projects as needed. Project a qualified appearance and cooperative attitude, maintain high ethical standards of confidentiality, ensure a professional representation at all times. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Master's degree in relevant field. Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience, including at least two years' in education abroad. Project management experience, including budget experience. Broad knowledge of the Middle East and North Africa. Academic study, employment, or extensive and substantive travel in the Middle East/ North Africa. Participation in and/or administration of study abroad programs. Excellent research skills. Strong computer skills (candidate should list experience with various software programs). Precise attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work under pressure. Excellent oral and written communication. Excellent interpersonal skills. Self-motivated and a team player. Effective multitasking and problem-solving skills. Flexibility and ability to shift priorities to meet tight deadlines. Ability to work independently and take responsibility. Strongly preferred. Spoken/ written Arabic and/or French proficiency. Professional writing and/or marketing experience. 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 visit https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/. Scroll to the Education Abroad Director job listing where you will be able to apply online. Once you create your account, you will need to upload your CV and a cover letter; include your salary requirements in your cover letter. EEO/AA.

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CONSULTANT, COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA RELATIONS & SCIENCE WRITING
PATANCHERU, HYDERABAD

ICRISAT is seeking a Consultant, Communications, Media Relations & Science Writing based at ICRISAT's Headquarters in Patancheru, Hyderabad. Responsibilities: Provide strategic direction and input into ICRISAT's marketing plan and priorities. Lead in developing highly creative and exciting ways to communicate the issues, solutions and peoples' views. Develop messaging and stories that bring complex and scientific issues to a broader audience and also be able to highlight the human stories in compelling ways. Achieve high level global media coverage. Be up-to-date with the latest communications tools and approaches to be able to create world-class and leading communications that capture audiences' attention. Develop and manage a variety of communication tools and activities to ensure ICRISAT's messages have a wide reach: website and blog; global mass media; social media; multimedia; newsletter; events; and communications products (e.g.: the Annual Report, flyers, corporate material and posters). Perform other marketing related functions assigned by the Director, Strategic Marketing and Communication. QUALIFICATIONS: Passionate and dedicated to ICRISAT's cause. Graduate of Mass/ Development Communication and/or Agricultural or Biological Sciences, preferably with a postgraduate degree in the Social Sciences Journalism and/or related fields. Minimum of ten years of relevant experience in communications. Excellent writing skills in English. Highly competent with latest communications tools including web, social and multimedia. Highly creative in producing world class and stand-out communications. Ability to manage communications initiatives and multiple tasks, lead a team and manage resources. Excellent skills to work with and build relationships with a variety of people from scientists, executives, and external professional. Consultancy Fee: An attractive all- inclusive lump sum consultancy fee will be paid. TO APPLY: Applicants should apply on or before 27 February, 2015, with a letter of motivation, latest Curriculum Vitae. Please CLICK on https://recruit.zoho.com/ats/Portal.na?iframe=false&digest=TqpHG2Zk8ZN*TuF.9KU VGrweAZrcZ29cswCUAhdMI4s- to submit your application. ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in increasing the participation of women on its staff. ICRISAT has a flexible approach to international appointments and welcomes dual-career couples.

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COMMUNICATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ADVISOR, SIFPO 2
WASHINGTON, DC

PSI seeks a Communication and Knowledge Management Advisor under the SIFPO2 project. Under SIFPO2, PSI strengthens capacity to deliver high-quality family planning (FP) and other health services to target groups and increase the sustainability of country level FP and other health programs. The Communication and Knowledge Management Advisor will contribute to sharing PSI's results and learning both internally and externally. This position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the SIFPO Deputy Director. RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage the production and dissemination of reproductive health related publications, including research papers, reports, and summaries to internal and external target audiences. Collect, analyze, write, edit and package, in a variety of formats, technical knowledge, lessons learned, and best practices for sharing with external target audiences. Draft, review, and copy-edit written materials, such as technical briefs and case studies. Design and develop presentations as needed. Coordinate technical consultations on key FP/RH topics in partnership with other PSI staff and partners. Provide general knowledge management and document management support to the RH department in order to strengthen technical support provided to PSI network members. Facilitate the development of content for and production of the RH department's quarterly technical update to PSI network members. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in public health, health communication or related field preferred. Minimum 4 years' experience developing and implementing health knowledge management programs. Experience with knowledge management, knowledge sharing, and health communication models and approaches. Experience in the reproductive health/ family planning field. Familiarity or experience with health knowledge and information dissemination through technology platforms. Excellent English communication skills, oral and written; French language skills are a plus. Experience working in a developing country. Creative thinker with a strong attention to details. Ability to work independently. Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks and short deadlines. Ability to travel up to 15% of the time. Successful candidates will be customer service oriented, exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills; have proven problem solving ability; be able to work efficiently and quickly under pressure; be able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks; and have the ability to work with minimal supervision and follow through on assignments. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest in international health and development issues. STATUS: Exempt, Level 6. TO APPLY: Please apply online at www.psi.org. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/9sjbmvs. PI88038861

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HEAD/SENIOR MANAGER - COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA RELATIONS AND SCIENCE WRITING
INDIA

ICRISAT seeks applications for Head/Senior Manager, Communications - Media Relations and Science Writing, to be based in ICRISAT's Headquarters, Hyderabad, India. The incumbent reports to the Director, Strategic Marketing and Communication. ICRISAT is a non-profit organization that helps empower poor people in the rural drylands of Africa and Asia to overcome poverty, hunger and malnutrition, through making agriculture profitable and sustainable. We achieve this through scientific advancements and working in partnership. ICRISAT, established in 1972 is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org. Responsibilities: Provide strategic direction and input into ICRISAT's marketing plan and priorities. Lead in developing highly creative and exciting ways to communicate the issues, solutions and peoples' views. Develop messaging and stories that bring complex and scientific issues to a broader audience and also be able to highlight the human stories in compelling ways. Achieve high level global media coverage. Be up-to-date with the latest communications tools and approaches to be able to create world-class and leading communications that capture audiences' attention. Develop and manage a variety of communication tools and activities to ensure ICRISAT's messages have a wide reach: website and blog; global mass media; social media; multimedia; newsletter; events; and communications products (e.g.: the Annual Report, flyers, corporate material and posters). Perform other marketing related functions assigned by the Director, Strategic Marketing and Communication. QUALIFICATIONS: The Person: Passionate and dedicated to ICRISAT's cause. Graduate of Mass/ Development Communication and/or Agricultural or Biological Sciences, preferably with a postgraduate degree in the Social Sciences Journalism and/or related fields. Minimum of ten years of relevant experience in communications. Excellent writing skills in English. Highly competent with latest communications tools including web, social and multimedia. Highly creative in producing world class and stand-out communications. Ability to manage communications initiatives and multiple tasks, lead a team and manage resources. Excellent skills to work with and build relationships with a variety of people from scientists, executives, and external professional. The Reward: This is an internationally recruited staff (IRS) position with an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package payable in US dollars. An attractive compensation will be offered to the right candidate. TO APPLY: Applicants should apply on or before 28 February, 2015, with a letter of motivation, latest Curriculum Vitae, and names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate's professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please click, https://recruit.zoho.com/ats/Portal.na?iframe=false&digest=TqpHG2Zk8ZN*TuF.9KU VGrweAZrcZ29cswCUAhdMI4s- to submit your application. ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in increasing the participation of women on its staff. ICRISAT has a flexible approach to international appointments and welcomes dual-career couples.

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SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, ECO PROJECT
ARLINGTON, VA

TRG is seeking a Senior Communications Specialist, ECO Project. Training Resources Group, Inc. (TRG) is an employee-owned consulting firm based in Arlington, Virginia. TRG provides organizational development and training services for U.S. government agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and private sector/ commercial clients. Project Background: USAID's Environmental Communication, Learning and Outreach (ECO) program began in October 2013. This program is part of the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment's (E3) ongoing efforts to meet USAID objectives in training, communication, knowledge management and facilitation needs in the Environment and Natural Resources Management (ENRM) and Global Climate Change (GCC) sector areas. The two primary ECO program objectives are (1) to provide USAID staff and the broader development community with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to design, implement, monitor and evaluate quality programs and (2) develop and enhance communications and information management systems that facilitate knowledge sharing and learning for improved development impact. ECO builds directly on the lessons learned and activities from the Capitalizing Knowledge, Connecting Communities (CK2C) contract (including the ENRM- Learning Initiative (ENRM-LI)) and the Office of Global Climate Change's Training, Outreach and Communications Task Order (GCC TOC). The work to be performed under this Task Order consists of the following four tasks: Task 1: Competency-based Training; Task 2: Knowledge Management; Task 3: Communications and Reporting; Task 4: Facilitation. Implementation of the activities under each task will occur simultaneously. The ECO implementation team is currently comprised of Training Resources Group, Inc. (TRG), Engility/IRG and Forum One Communications. Position Summary: The ECO Senior Communications Specialist will be the primary task manager for Task 3, and will facilitate and coordinate a team of communication staff and consultants (e.g. writers, graphic designers, copy editors) on specific communication tasks for USAID. He or she will be responsible for the day to day communications and reporting activities with the team's respective counterparts in USAID. Working closely with the Chief of Party and the Operations Manager and the communications team, he/she will coordinate, organize, and scope out all related communications activities. The Senior Specialist will coordinate with subject matter experts in Global Climate Change, Forestry & Biodiversity, Land Tenure & Resource Management and other environmentally related fields to develop communication and outreach products and events. Communication activities will include the production of fact sheets, case studies, success stories, and other communication and outreach materials. These resources will be produced and distributed via a range of media (e.g., print, web, social media), and may require quick-turn-around activities or products. The Senior Specialist will report to the Chief of Party and will work closely with the Operations Manager, as well as with other ECO Task Managers (Knowledge Management, Training and Facilitation) depending on the integrative nature of the communication products. International travel is expected to be extremely limited for this position. This position is dedicated to the ECO Project which is due to expire in September 2018. Primary Role and Responsibilities: Manage all communication and outreach activities under ECO, working closely with a team of internal staff and external consultants to provide strategic direction for publications and launch events. Advise and help conceptualize communication and outreach events (launch events, outreach efforts, communication strategies). Coordinate, oversee and review the development of communication products (i.e., fact sheets, case studies, success stories, reports and other publications). Manage client relations with USAID, and coordinate closely with Chief of Party and Operations Manager. Manage agreed upon budgets for each communication activity. Attend weekly ECO staff meetings. Provide strategic communications input in other task areas and project-wide conceptual conversations. QUALIFICATIONS, Abilities, and Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public policy, or related field. A minimum of 10-15 years of experience in a professional, strategic communications and messaging role. Excellent writing, editing, research and verbal communication skills. Experience with web communications (web sites, blogs, social media, etc.). At least five years of relevant management or supervisory experience. Excellent project management and organizational skills. Ability to work effectively both individually and as a member of a team. Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Excellent interpersonal skills. Preferred Skills and Experience: Master's degree in related field. Technical knowledge of environmental subject matter (e.g. climate change, biodiversity, and/or forestry, etc.) strongly preferred. Familiarity with writing styles and approval processes in a large organization. Familiarity with USAID or other related international organizations. Some international and/or development experience. TO APPLY: If you are interested in applying for this position, visit our website www.trg-inc.com to find out more information about our company. Please send your resume and an original cover letter to hr@trg-inc.com. Please put "ECO Senior Communications Specialist" in the subject line of your e-mail. Your cover letter should specifically discuss why you feel you are a good fit for this opportunity. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled. We will follow up with you should we feel that your background and experience meets the requirements of the position. No phone calls please. TRG is an equal employment opportunity employer M/F/D/V. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with TRG depends solely on your qualifications.

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COUNTRY DIRECTOR, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
ABU DHABI, U.A.E.

AMIDEAST is seeking a Country Director, United Arab Emirates. AMIDEAST is seeking the following: An American citizen or citizen of the UAE; Someone with experience living in the UAE and/or is very familiar with the culture. The Country Director will serve as AMIDEAST's senior representative in the United Arab Emirates, fostering positive relationships with key government officials, clients, partners, and donors; and overseeing the delivery of all AMIDEAST programs and services in the country to ensure consistency, quality, and a focus on client requirements. The incumbent will be responsible for managing all aspects of operations for AMIDEAST in the U.A.E., sustaining the existing program portfolio, and setting the direction for the expansion of programs and services. The incumbent must be an assertive self-starter who possesses strong entrepreneurial skills. Overall responsibilities for this position include managing office operations and finances, recruiting and training staff, and developing a diverse portfolio of programs and services which include scholarship and exchange program services for a variety of sponsors; education abroad programs for students from U.S. universities; and professional training services, including professional and management skills and English language training and test preparation courses. Providing standardized testing services to students and professionals is a prominent feature of the U.A.E. office portfolio and requires the incumbent to focus on managing relations with existing clients and on developing new standardized testing business with corporations, government entities, educational institutions, and individuals. AMIDEAST/UAE has its main office located in Abu Dhabi, and a secondary office located in Dubai. Regular in-country travel is an essential element of this position. DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Specific responsibilities of this Country Director position include, but are not limited to, the following: Coordinates all AMIDEAST activity in the field office and supervises staff and a core team of teachers and trainers supporting programs in the U.A.E. Sets the direction for the sustainability of existing core lines of business and develops new strategies and opportunities for continued growth throughout the country. Develops an annual plan and budget inclusive of new business development strategies. Responsible for the programmatic and financial monitoring of the annual plan and budget targets, and the creation of contingency options. Administers, coordinates and monitors the office's fiscal affairs in accordance with prescribed policies and procedures, including the preparation of budgets, and ensures timely and accurate financial reporting to AMIDEAST Headquarters. Functions include overseeing operating capital, contract budgets, and capital expenditures; cash management; foreign exchange; monthly accounting; procurement; and contract management. Directs the continued development of AMIDEAST human resources including setting strategies for hiring, staff development, promotion, salary and job classification structures, formal staff training and orientation, and performance management. Creates a learning culture within AMIDEAST and acts as a mentor for on-the-job growth. Develops and coordinates personnel policies and procedures in conjunction with the Human Resources Director at Headquarters. Ensures compliance with host country laws dealing with financial and human resource matters. Manages standardized testing programs and activities to ensure the provision of quality services, compliance with client regulations, and achievement of contractual commitments. Leads all business development activities for AMIDEAST in the UAE field office and identifies opportunities for growth. Maintains client, partner, and donor relationships to position AMIDEAST for capturing new business. In conjunction with Headquarters, develops proposals for submission to potential clients and sponsors, as required. Manages the marketing of all AMIDEAST's products and services, and develops new project ideas. Oversees the creation of all marketing literature and social media content and promotions in compliance with AMIDEAST branding policies. Develops strategies for implementing programs and services in an efficient and cost- effective manner. Oversees the preparation and submission to Headquarters of required reports including the compilation of accurate statistics for field office activities. Reports on educational, training, and economic developments in the U.A.E. Ensures that security and risk management policies and procedures are in place at field office facilities. Represents AMIDEAST by participating in public relations and outreach activities and by maintaining active membership in professional business and education associations, and at conferences, meetings, and workshops. Participates in professional conferences and in strategy-setting meetings with selected clients, as required. Projects a qualified appearance and cooperative attitude, and maintains high ethical standards of confidentiality in representing AMIDEAST to ensure professional representation at all times. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: A Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Education, or a relevant field. 7-10 years of management experience preferably in the Middle East/ North Africa region. Strong business development skills and experience in marketing educational, standardized testing, and professional development training programs and services. Demonstrated financial management skills. Demonstrated entrepreneurial skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of US higher education system. Work experience in the MENA region. Project design, proposal development, and budgeting experience. Strong organizational, supervisory and interpersonal skills. Ability to balance sensitive political and cultural issues and to develop a broad base of working relationships. Preferred: Advanced proficiency in written and spoken Arabic. Full-time work experience in the United Arab Emirates. Understanding: This job 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 executives when necessary. AMIDEAST reserves the right to change duties and responsibilities as needed. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. TO APPLY: Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our online applicant tracking system, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/ .

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SENIOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR
WATERTOWN, MA

Pathfinder International, a global leader in sexual and reproductive health and rights, is seeking a Senior Program Development Advisor. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, ensure availability of safe abortion and post-abortion care, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through all of our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve. Program Overview: The New Business Development department is responsible for developing new business opportunities for Pathfinder International and securing funding from governments and other multi-lateral donors such as United Nations agencies, the World Bank, the Global Fund, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and others. Position Purpose: The Senior Program Development Advisor will work with the New Business Development team, other headquarter departments, Washington DC based staff, Pathfinder country offices and partner organizations to develop or support the creation of high-impact and winning proposals, as well as provide technical assistance to Pathfinder country programs, as needed. The Senior Program Development Advisor, in collaboration with Director of New Business Development, will work to position Pathfinder before opportunities are announced by gathering critical country knowledge and staying up-to- date on donor trends and country priorities. The Senior Program Development Advisor will work closely with the proposal manager and cross-divisional teams to serve as technical lead and/or lead writer to develop an understanding of the proposal technical components requirement; identify win themes; write and/or review proposal outlines and logical frameworks; draft the entire, or selected technical sections of proposals; integrate the full proposal to ensure one coherent voice; write or review personnel, management, and institutional capability sections; and review final documents to ensure clarity, consistency, and responsiveness. The Senior Program Development Advisor will participate in capture planning and work with the proposal development teams on trips to the field to gather insight and context first-hand. The Senior Advisor will also provide technical assistance as needed to ongoing programs. Key Responsibilities: Leads and/or supports the research, writing, editing, formatting and proofreading of technical materials for proposals and concept papers to solicited and unsolicited opportunities from donor organizations, and governments including but not limited to: USAID, CDC, DFID, World Bank, etc.; Leads proposal strategy, design, writing, and review sessions throughout the life of the proposal; Writes, reviews, and contributes to proposal outlines and logical frameworks; Works with New Business Development team to prepare material for proposals, including interviewing experts and/or reviewing and revising text prepared by experts; Reviews proposal pieces and final text for clarity, consistency responsiveness to RFP requirements, in preparation for review process and final production; Coordinates with Pathfinder staff and partner organizations to ensure all technical documents are complete and adhere to Pathfinder style guidelines; Travels to the field to establish relationships with the client, potential partners and/or local staff, gathers operational information and country context, and analyzes the competitive environment for considering Pathfinder's differentiators; Develops broad knowledge of Pathfinder's programs in order to be able to reflect successes and win themes throughout the written proposal; Provides technical assistance in area(s) of expertise; Conducts reviews of secondary source information to inform concept development; Drafts technical and supporting documents as needed including capability statements, implementation plans, and management plans; and Attends and participates in new business development and capture meetings. Basic REQUIREMENTS: M.P.H., or equivalent experience in international relations, development, journalism, or a related field; Minimum of 15 of work experience in the international development field; Strong background, knowledge and understanding of several of Pathfinder's key areas of technical expertise: reproductive health, family planning, gender, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, HIV prevention, health systems strengthening; Minimum 8 years of proposal development experience for USAID and other USG agencies; Demonstrated success in writing USAID proposals; Excellent writing and editing skills; Ability to evaluate and synthesize relevant scientific and health-related data or information accurately, and to work collaboratively with other content area experts; Capability to create compelling text while maintaining technical accuracy and adhering to strict page limitations; Previous project design experience strongly preferred; Proven flexibility to handle changing priorities and managing multiple projects and deadlines efficiently and without compromising quality; Experience living or working in developing countries that aids in the understanding of program context, field realities, and technical needs preferred; and Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally. Preferred Qualifications: Strong interest in global reproductive health issues; Proficiency in second language is desirable. TO APPLY: apply online at http://www.pathfinder.org/about-us/careers/employment-opportunities/. Pathfinder International 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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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR
WATERTOWN, MA

Pathfinder International, a global leader in sexual and reproductive health and rights, is seeking a Program Development Advisor. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, ensure availability of safe abortion and post- abortion care, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through all of our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve. Program Overview: The New Business Development department is responsible for developing new business opportunities for Pathfinder International and securing funding from governments and other multi-lateral donors such as United Nations agencies, the World Bank, the Global Fund, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and others. Position Purpose: The Program Development Advisor will work with the New Business Development team, other headquarter departments, Washington DC based staff, Pathfinder country offices and partner organizations to support the creation of high-impact and winning proposals, as well as provide technical assistance to Pathfinder country programs, as needed. Under the guidance of the Sr. New Business Development Advisor, the Program Development Advisor will work to position Pathfinder before opportunities are announced by gathering critical country knowledge and staying up-to-date on donor trends and country priorities. The Program Development Advisor will work closely with the proposal manager and cross-divisional teams as technical lead and/or lead writer to develop an understanding of the proposal technical components requirement; identify win themes; write and/or review proposal outlines and logical frameworks; draft the entire, or selected technical sections of proposals; integrate the full proposal to ensure one coherent voice; write or review personnel, management, and institutional capability sections; and review final documents to ensure clarity, consistency, and responsiveness. The Program Development Advisor will participate in capture planning and work with the proposal development teams on trips to the field to gather insight and context first- hand. Key Responsibilities: Supports the research, writing, editing, formatting and proofreading of technical materials for proposals and concept papers to solicited and unsolicited opportunities from donor organizations, and governments including but not limited to: USAID, CDC, DFID, World Bank, etc.; In collaboration with Sr. New Business Development Advisor and Director of New Business Development, supports proposal strategy, design, writing, and review sessions throughout the life of the proposal; Writes, reviews, and contributes to proposal outlines and logical frameworks; Works with New Business Development team to prepare material for proposals, including interviewing experts and/or reviewing and revising text prepared by experts; Reviews proposal pieces and final text for clarity, consistency responsiveness to RFP requirements, in preparation for review process and final production; Coordinates with Pathfinder staff and partner organizations to ensure all technical documents are complete and adhere to Pathfinder style guidelines; Travels to the field to establish relationships with the client, potential partners and/or local staff, gathers operational information and country context, and analyzes the competitive environment for considering Pathfinder's differentiators; Develops broad knowledge of Pathfinder's programs in order to be able to reflect successes and win themes throughout the written proposal; Provides technical assistance in area(s) of expertise; Conducts reviews of secondary source information to inform concept development; Drafts technical and supporting documents as needed including capability statements, implementation plans, and management plans; and Attends and participates in new business development and capture meetings. Basic REQUIREMENTS: M.P.H., or equivalent experience in international relations, development, journalism, or a related field; Minimum of 6 of work experience in the international development field; Strong background, knowledge and understanding of several of Pathfinder's key areas of technical expertise: reproductive health, family planning, gender, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, HIV prevention, health systems strengthening; Minimum 3 years of proposal development experience for USAID and other USG agencies; Demonstrated success in writing USAID proposals; Excellent writing and editing skills; Ability to evaluate and synthesize relevant scientific and health-related data or information accurately, and to work collaboratively with other content area experts; Capability to create compelling text while maintaining technical accuracy and adhering to strict page limitations; Previous project design experience strongly preferred; Proven flexibility to handle changing priorities and managing multiple projects and deadlines efficiently and without compromising quality; Experience living or working in developing countries that aids in the understanding of program context, field realities, and technical needs preferred; and Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally. Preferred Qualifications: Strong interest in global reproductive health issues; Proficiency in second language is desirable. TO APPLY: apply online at http://www.pathfinder.org/about-us/careers/employment-opportunities/. Pathfinder International 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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CHIEF OF PARTY
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 March 15, 2015. The position is contingent on funding. Project is expected to start no sooner than Summer 2015.

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