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International Education; Understanding;
Communication; & Exchange Positions


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COMMUNICATIONS ANALYST
WASHINGTON, DC

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc. (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for a Communications Analyst, Office of Science and Technology, United States Agency for International Development (USAID/OST). GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The recruitment for this career ladder position will start at the GS 9 grade with promotion potential to a GS 11 grade. Exceptional performance at the GS 9 and the ability to show potential at the GS 11 must be shown during the candidate's one year performance review in order for the approval of the graduation from the GS 9 grade level to the GS 11 grade level. The GS9 position is a non-exempt position and the GS 11 position is an exempt position. Duties for a GS 9/11 will be separated by a "/". As an example "assist/ manages" signifies for a GS 9 the duty would be to "assist" whereas for a GS 11 the duty would be to "manage." USAID's Office of Science and Technology is seeking a Communications Analyst to design and implement a range of communications strategies intended to promote OST's programs and activities to a variety of audiences. The Office of Science and Technology (OST), an independent office reporting to the USAID Administrator, aims to transform USAID into a global leader in development by pioneering and scaling evidence-driven products and approaches that utilize science and technology to address development challenges. The goals of the OST are to: 1. Advance revolutionary, multi-disciplinary applied research; 2. Accelerate global understanding of complex development problems through data and analytics; and, 3. Source, select, incubate, and scale transformative products and processes/ approaches to improve the efficacy of development practices and reduce costs. The OST is one of the pillars of the USAID Forward reform agenda. The Communications Analyst is an integral part of the communications team, working with the Senior Communications Leadership, various programs in OST. The work of this position is essential to ensure consistent information coming from the Office of Science and Technology. The Analyst will serve as the lead on particular OST programs and will be responsible for implementing and contributing to the design and execution of the Office's communications strategy. The individual must be able to handle several tasks simultaneously, work quickly to meet competing deadlines, develop a solid understanding of Agency policy and guidelines, incorporate practices and procedures and develop a thorough understanding of the President's Initiative goals and initiatives. The individual must also gain a clear understanding of the role of the Senior Advisor for Communications and be prepared to serve as a primary backstop in his/her absence. Background: The Communications Analyst will be fully integrated into the OST team and work closely with partner bureaus and offices throughout the Agency as well as with contractor and sub-contractor partners that will be responsible for key communication deliverables. She/he will facilitate the development and implementation of an internal and external strategic communications strategy and implementation plan for each GCD. The communications tactics for each competition and prize will include supporting a series of events, launches, partner engagements and maintaining a robust, content rich online presence through a combination of blogs, reports, data publication, online community building, case studies, articles, newsletters, infographics, videos, social media etc. as well as hard copy marketing collateral that promotes the GCD innovations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist/ manage OST's online communications activities and proactively identify/ develop opportunities to promote technical programs through websites and traditional/ social media. Assist/ Manage internal and external websites, and serve as the primary point of contact for OST during the Agency web redesign process. Identify opportunities to promote products, announcements and key deliverables. Generate new content/ stories for IMPACT blog, Frontlines and other internal and external editorial channels, including various newsletters. Liaise with key technical and communications staff in OST, across the Bureau and throughout the Agency as well as at partner organizations to coordinate efforts. Coordinate media team for events/ announcements including implementation of strategy, pitch development, and wrap up reports. Assist/ Manage social media, including updates to relevant Facebook and Twitter, and identify ways to generate leads. Work closely with contractors on web and social media maintenance and upkeep. Creatively assist/ creatively guide the production of a suite of high quality, timely multimedia deliverables; manage relationships, contracts and deliverables, as required. Assist/ Manage the design, maintenance, content creation, and hosting of the website. Help manage members/ manage members of the OST team to plan events, host speakers, and generate online and print content. Assist with the/ Manage the implementation of communications activities around major events, conferences and relevant observance days. Help Lead/ Lead team in assisting in editorial and knowledge management activities, including developing press releases, fact sheets, Q&As, op-eds, speeches/ remarks and other collateral. Work closely with implementing partners to collect success stories and other materials that support USAID's work. Assist with the/ Manage internal and external communication requests for information, including scheduling requests, briefers, action memos and notes to the field. Contributes to building/ builds the OST brand by developing internal and external key messages, and marketing content for each communications product under the brand. Develop outreach and marketing tactics to reach partners, entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, other key audiences in the S&T community, and the general public. Other Duties: Develop and sustain robust communities of practice around each OST's activities. Initiate, strengthen, and maintain communications with USAID missions and other Agency Bureaus (both regional and technical) for each activity. Identify, cultivate and manage key relationships media contacts to provide external visibility for the programs within the international media market. Draft articles, case studies and reports and other marketing collateral that promote the GCD brand and celebrate the OST sourced innovations (Some of these efforts will involve packaging existing information (USAID-produced or otherwise), while others will require new content generation). Identify and key external activities relevant to OST (i.e. external conferences, seminars, online events and symposiums focused on science and technology for development). Support the Senior Advisor for Communications in cultivating relationships with external partners, LPA and USG communications counterparts to share information, cross-promote and collaborate on strategic efforts. Attend weekly Agency communications meetings, sere as key member, and collaborate on Bureau-wide activities. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: The position requires a college degree in related field. BA in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations and/or a related field. Master's degree is preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to integrate into a team. Minimum of 5-8 years of progressively responsible experience in communications/ public affairs capacity, preferably working in developing countries with demonstrated expertise in communications as it applies to health. Some PR agency experience a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills with concrete experience in strategic communications strategy design and execution. Knowledge and experience in overseeing the design and management of websites. Experience in developing and managing online campaigns and social media strategies. Previous experience in effectively addressing organizational objectives and strategic messaging through public outreach campaigns. Project management experience. Experience in employing traditional, digital and social media as an outreach and marketing vehicle. Experience in web site design, management, and/or content development. Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume, multi-client environment. Interest and/or experience in international development and experience working with USAID or on USAID projects is highly desirable. Ability to work with minimal guidance, prioritize work, and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines. Experience developing and maintaining relationship with media outlets and contacts. General knowledge and interest in global development issues including health, as well as interest in working for USG/public sector. Demonstrated ability in communications program implementation and execution. Proven record of excellent organizational, management and interpersonal skills. Ability and willingness to navigate within a large, complex federal agency to meet goals. Strong writing and editing skills. Willingness to travel internationally (up to 20% of time). US Citizenship required. Ability to obtain Secret Clearance. TO APPLY: This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. CAMRIS International and IAP World Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at https://careers-camris.icims.com. Application Deadline: Open until filled. CAMRIS and IAP are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL

The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's healthcare, has an excellent opportunity for an organized individual possessing fluency in a foreign language (preferably Spanish) and project management skills. This is a collaborative position that will forge Academy-wide international relationships with partners outside the United States, bridge departments throughout the Academy to coordinate international relationships and meetings, plus support the daily activities of the International Pediatric Association (IPA) and other partners. Responsibilities will include nurturing relationships with key partners from international pediatric societies and providing timely communication to staff members about relevant activities, meetings, and communications; act as key staff and provide management support for the IPA, including administrative support for the Executive Director, staff and organize annual meetings for various committees, develop and manage the IPA budget and financial reports, manage the membership program for IPA member organizations, and implement data and collection surveys of member organizations. Additional responsibilities include serving as a key staff contact for international activities at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE), including assisting international attendees at the meeting, developing agendas, and arranging meetings with AAP departments and international guests; manage meeting logistics for the NCE international reception and other events. REQUIRES: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in international studies, public health, business or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required; and at least 3 years' experience working in international programs and activities, including business development, relationship building, and event management. Experience working in an international health setting a plus. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, project management and PC skills (Microsoft Office) required; demonstrated skills with diplomacy, protocols and a good understanding of international culture and social practices. Fluency in a foreign language required, Spanish is preferred. Travel (up to 40%, nationally and internationally) and some weekend work required. The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, we are an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP was named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should reference position HR/IJO/495 when submitting their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, Fax# 847-228-5099 or E- mail: resumes@aap.org. http://www.aap.org EOE

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
ARLINGTON, VA

Carana has posted an opening for a Communications Manager. Responsibilities encompass internal and external messaging (including knowledge management and website), public relations and marketing, and public outreach. REQUIRES: Undergraduate degree in English, communications, journalism, or experience in a related field. Master's degree preferred. Minimum of 5 years of experience in brand, marketing, or communications industry. Experience in communications and marketing in a global context. Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, judgment, and respect for others. For more information and to apply visit www.carana.com. Vacancy no: 2014-1048

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SENIOR ASSOCIATE / STRATEGIC MONITORING AND DATA ANALYSIS
ARLINGTON, VA

ABT Associates has posted an opening for a Manager, Strategic Monitoring and Data Analysis (M/SMDA) who will support the Deputy Director for Results & Knowledge Management and the Project Director to update the project's performance monitoring framework and plan, to update the Program Indicator Reference Sheets for GMS indicators, and to communicate these to GMS staff, USAID and other audiences. REQUIRES: Master's degree in public health, monitoring and evaluation, statistics, organizational learning, knowledge management, international development, or related field. At least six years of experience with collecting, managing and analyzing and reporting on strategic information. Experience with statistical analysis of large data sets using statistical packages such as STATA, SPSS, SAS or similar statistical programs required. Experience with qualitative research and data analysis. Experience working in the Global Fund environment in strategic information, results analysis, risk management, M&E team, or website management strongly preferred. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 10383

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ESL TEACHER
SAUDI ARABIA

ESL teachers required for large learning institute in Saudi Arabia. Teachers will be teaching English to adult learners. Main Objective: The English Class Teacher will be responsible for teaching trainees in the Institute. Responsibilities & Duties: Revising Students' Study Records and acquisition cycles, which students pass through. Making sure that students make it on time for their sessions. Checking homework assigned for each lesson before staring the sessions. Preparing the Teaching Aids required for each lesson beforehand. Abiding by the techniques & instructions (available in the teaching manuals) for all teaching classes. Explaining the grammatical points required for students. Instructing students who are unable to comprehend the provided booklet drills. Helping students practice English and interact as much as they can. Inserting students' results into student record. Preparing interactive Social Club activities in advance. Abiding by the instructions and rules decided/ instructed by the management at any time. Start date - September 2014; Salary 16000SAR + generous benefits and bonuses. TO APPLY: Apply to ross@adeptsolutions.asia

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GH SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR
WASHINGTON, DC

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc. (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for a GH Senior Communications Advisor, Bureau of Global Health, United States Agency for International Development. BACKGROUND: The Bureau for Global Health (GH) is the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID's) (the "Agency") center of excellence and focal point in providing worldwide leadership and technical expertise in the areas of child and maternal health and nutrition, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, population, family planning and related reproductive health, and health systems. As such, the Bureau aligns resources with identified public health and development needs, and influences the global health priorities of the U.S. private sector, U.S.-based foundations, other donor organizations, host country governments, and host country civil society organizations. It also serves as the primary source of technical expertise and intellectual capital to the Agency and other U.S. foreign affairs agencies. The Bureau is the Agency repository for state-of-the-art thinking in biomedical, social science, and operations research and works to produce technical advances and innovations that can be disseminated and replicated at USAID Missions throughout the world. This position is in the Office of the Assistant Administrator (AA/GH) who serves as the principal advisor to the Agency and the Administrator on broad technical and operational matters relating to the mandate of the Bureau. The AA/GH directs and supervises the Bureau, approving projects and programs and allocating resources among the Offices. The Office has ultimate responsibility for the quality of the Bureau's programs and the capacity of its workforce. It provides leadership on the design, implementation, review, coordination, and evaluation of global health initiatives, programs, and activities. It also ensures that the activities of the Bureau complement and support the broader goals of the Agency and are in compliance with legislation and Agency rules and regulations. The Senior Communications Advisor will serve as a key external relations liaison within USAID's Bureau for Global Health. Within USAID, the Senior Advisor will work closely with the Assistant Administrator's Office for the Bureau for Global Health, communications officers assigned to the technical offices in the Bureau for Global Health, and staff in the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs. The Senior Advisor will be responsible for maintaining positive relationships and high-touch communication with key allies in the global health community (NGOs, think-tanks, advocacy organizations, universities, etc.). These groups should be viewed as powerful force multipliers that have the ability to amplify the message that US foreign assistance in health is making a positive impact. This position requires a strong knowledge of, and working relationship within the global health community. The Advisor will regularly monitor activities and dialogue within the community to advise on opportunities for USAID leadership to shape the conversation. In his/her capacity, the incumbent will also serve as the principal advisor on public engagements and messaging for the Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA/GH). The Agency promotes a new business model to deliver its dual objectives of achieving significant health improvements and creating an effective, efficient and country-led platform for the sustainable delivery of essential health care and public health programs. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Strategy and Message Development: Clear, strategic, and messaging focus on GH's two priority goals - Ending Preventable Child & Maternal Deaths (EPCMD) and an AIDS-Free Generation. In line with priorities, develop messaging and talking points for engagements that shape the public voice for our GH front office principals based on a sound understanding of the audience and USAID GH priorities. Develop clear messaging and channels for different stakeholders - advocates, civil society, congress, technical audiences, private sector, implementing partners, etc. Execution: Work with Bureau communicators and technical offices to develop and package information based on an understanding of information the community needs and where we want them to focus. Develop and execute messaging for the Bureau for Global Health. Work with individuals within USAID and other U.S. government agencies to develop internal and external messages key priorities. Ensure consistency of message in all communications products. Ensure each channel and group of stakeholders is approached regularly, with the right messaging, and with appropriate clarity of deliverables. Identify, set up, staff external speaking/ engagement opportunities for USAID health leadership (Assistant Administrator, Deputy Assistant Administrator), and technical experts with development policy community; universities, schools of public health and Foreign Service; grass-roots groups and service organizations. Organize special events to reinforce USAID's technical and implementation leadership role in global health. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: Degree (Master's preferred) in Marketing, Advertising or related-field. This candidate needs to have a strong strategic communications background - at least 10-15 years - either professional or academic or both with significant experience in the health sector, preferably global health. The incumbent should have some understanding of GH stakeholders and partners - both implementers and USG, etc. Also, incumbent should have press outreach and media relations experience. Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks and work well under the pressure of deadlines. Ability to research a diverse array of health related topics and distill the key messages in preparation for presentations. Ability to work cooperatively and strategically in a team environment with GH and Agency leadership, technical and administrative staff. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. US Citizen able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance. This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. TO APPLY: CAMRIS International and IAP World Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at https://careers-camris.icims.com. Application Deadline: Open until filled. CAMRIS and IAP are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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PROGRAM QUALITY AND LEARNING MANAGER
GOMA, DEM REP OF CONGO

CARE is seeking a talented Program Quality and Learning (PQ&L) Manager to drive the core functions of the program quality and learning unit in collaboration with the Assistant Country Director - Program (ACD-Program). Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: French and English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position will coordinate activities and efforts that aim at enhancing program quality and impact measurement in line with CARE DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) Strategic plan. The position will contribute on project and program design. S/he is facilitating reflective practice, learning and knowledge management, providing technical input during project and program design, monitoring and evaluation, identifying and facilitating program staff and partners skills development in all core functions of PQ&L. Primary Responsibilities: Proposal design and integration; Manages and coordinates PQ&L team; Promote reflective practice, learning and knowledge management; CO (Country Office) impact measurement system; Ensure organizational performance in basic PQ&L functions; Capacity building; Perform other duties assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Advanced degree in Social Science or related international development field. Proficiency in statistic and data analysis. Proficiency in qualitative research technics. At least 3 years' experience in monitoring and evaluation systems in particular related to livelihoods and Women Empowerment. Strong facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills. Experience in training and capacity building. Knowledge of data management systems. In depth knowledge of gender and diversity frameworks and gender in the project cycle. Fluent communication both in French and English. Experience in using appreciative inquiry methodologies. Understanding and operationalization of Rights Based Approaches and livelihoods frameworks. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 411. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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DEVELOPMENT (FUNDRAISING) OFFICER
BEIJING, CHINA

The Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, the Beijing Center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, is seeking to hire a Development Officer to support its fundraising and development efforts. This position will work closely with the Center's Director and staff, as well as Carnegie's development team in Washington, D.C. to develop and execute effective strategies for securing gifts of regional support; plan and execute development meetings and events in strategic Asian cities; and provide support for the development solicitations with the aim of meeting Carnegie's annual revenue goals. Primary responsibilities will include building and managing a major gifts prospect list for the Beijing center and Carnegie's regional efforts, performing prospect research and analysis on individuals and institutions, responding to requests for proposals and grant applications, drafting pitch and marketing materials, drafting biographies, and company snapshots for development purposes; drafting internal development reports; tracking and maintaining records of development activities; and helping to maintain the contact database. REQUIRES: 2-4 years' experience and bachelor's degree preferred. The position requires native-level English, familiarity and interest in Chinese language, excellent writing skills and strong attention to detail, understanding of nonprofits and fundraising, and an awareness of China's foreign policymaking environment and key global issues. The candidate should be highly professional, capable of managing multiple deadlines with a "can-do" attitude, and work well with others in a cross-cultural environment. TO APPLY: Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website: https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/128336.html.

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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 August 22, 2014 issue of ICEW:


EDUCATION MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST
NEPAL

GERMAN WEBSITE OPERATION MANAGER
SHANGHAI

TEACHER
HUADU GUANGZHOU

TEACHER
PANYU DISTRICT, GUANGZHOU

JUDICIAL ADVISOR
LIBYA

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
WASHINGTON, DC

MONITORING AND EVALUATION COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE
COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
MEDFORD, MA

ORGANIZATION LEARNING ASSOCIATE
ARLINGTON, VA

BUSINESS / SYSTEMS ANALYST
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST
WASHINGTON, DC

CHIEF OF TV AND RADIO SECTION, INFORMATION SERVICE
GENEVA

TEACHER
HUADU DISTRICT, GUANGZHOU

ENGLISH TEACHERS
WUXI, JIANGSU PROVINCE

OFFICE STAFF
FENGTAI DISTRICT, BEIJING

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, OUTREACH AND DIVERSITY
WASHINGTON, DC OR OAKLAND, CA

CHIEF OF PARTY FOR USAID-FUNDED SINDH COMMUNITY
MOBILIZATION PROGRAM
KARACHI, PAKISTAN

MULTIMEDIA PROJECTS MANAGER
PORTLAND, OR

SR. PROGRAM OFFICER, PROGRAM MANAGEMENT LEARNING
PORTLAND, OR

SR. MARKETING STRATEGIST
PORTLAND, OR

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT
PORTLAND, OR

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, ASIA REGION
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

PUBLICATION / EDITORIAL ASSOCIATEWASHINGTON, DC

TECHNICAL WRITER
WASHINGTON, DC

ADVISOR, CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLICATION SERVICES
WASHINGTON, DC

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
MANILA, PHILIPPINES

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL / REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR
ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
BANGKOK, THAILAND

HEAD OF UNIT (NEWS AND MEDIA)
NAIROBI

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
PARIS

LEARNING SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

PROGRAM OFFICER, FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT PROGRAM
WASHINGTON, DC

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND TALENT ASSOCIATE
SILVER SPRING, MD

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST II
WASHINGTON, DC

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL ASSOCIATE III
WASHINGTON, DC

DIRECTOR, NEW BUSINESS, INTERNATIONAL HEALTH DIVISION
BETHESDA, MD

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
BETHESDA, MD

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

INTERNATIONAL TRAINER
ASHGABAT, TM

BUSINESS ANALYST
WASHINGTON, DC





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