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Copyright 2016. 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.


SENIOR ADVISER, CHILD PROTECTION, PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
NEW YORK

UNICEF has posted an opening for a Senior Adviser, Child Protection, Planning & Management (P-5) in New York. The Senior Adviser, Child Protection (Planning & Management) is responsible for the delivery of timely and high quality corporate planning and reporting submissions for the section. He/she supports UNICEF systems for the allocation, timely implementation, monitoring, consolidation and reporting of results of global thematic funding by HQ, RO and COs against child protection priorities. REQUIRES: An Advanced University Degree (Master's) or higher in social sciences or other related field, preferably with some specialized training in development studies, monitoring and evaluation, or public administration. A minimum of ten (10) years of solid and responsible experience at national and international levels in strategic planning and programme formulation, design, management, monitoring and evaluation, research (including mixed methods) with particular interest in issues relating to child protection. Current expert knowledge of the latest developments and issues related to Child Protection is required. TO APPLY: send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, and a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting the vacancy number to: recruit.SSR@unicef.org. Vacancy no: 86259. Closing date: 7/6/16.

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SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

The World Health Organization seeks a Social Media Specialist (P-3) in Washington, DC. Duties: Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification. Provide technical guidance, information and support to technical entities to improve or expand the Organization's use of social media, ensuring that the Organization utilizes the most modern and up to date technologies available. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in strategic communication, journalism, media studies, digital media communication, advertising, or a related field from a recognized university. Seven years of combined national and international professional experience in social media network development, communication, journalism, advertising and creative writing, or a related field. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 7/11/16. Vacancy no: PAHO/16/FT364

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DATA ANALYST CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

The IDB's Department of External Relations is currently seeking to hire a Digital Analyst/ Journalist to work on continuous analysis of the digital landscape in order to produce periodic landscape and competitive intelligence reports as part of the Digital Media's team "Communication Intelligence" project. The Digital/ Journalist will work under the supervision of the Digital Strategy team leader and directly with the IDB's Analytics program to collect and analyze data, generate insights and produce monthly reports on identified geographic or topical priorities, ensuring consistency and accuracy of information, identifying opportunities, gaps and emerging trends, and communicating findings in a clear and visually engaging manner. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and two years of relevant professional experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Master's degree in journalism, marketing, communications, or other related field preferred. Languages: Perfect command of English or Spanish. Areas of Expertise: Data Analytics and solid understanding of how data is collected across different digital platforms. Strong Analysis and Reporting experience, a background in data science preferred. Knowledge of internet-based research including Boolean logic and search engine and database resources. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1600003174

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MANAGER - ORGANIZATIONAL PROGRAMS MANAGEMENT (OPM)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) is a nonprofit scientific organization founded in 1996 whose mission is to ensure the development of safe, effective, accessible, preventive HIV vaccines for use throughout the world. IAVI believes that our capabilities, partnerships and commitment position us to make meaningful impact in the field. IAVI continues to focus on AIDS vaccine development as the most effective long-term approach to ending the HIV epidemic. Ending the epidemic will also require innovation and an integrated approach across prevention and treatment efforts in line with the shifting epidemic. IAVI will contribute to the field by:
Establishing an integrated approach to HIV vaccine and prevention research and development, linking an understanding of at risk communities with the most potentially relevant interventions.
Bringing new capabilities and innovation to the field through novel collaborations to accelerate product development
Prioritizing approaches that have the greatest potential impact on HIV vaccine and prevention efforts towards diminishing and ultimately ending the epidemic

Our strategic focus revolves around four pillars namely: 1) Engaging the communities most at-risk of HIV infection; 2) Providing an integrated product development platform to accelerate the translation of promising concepts into HIV vaccine candidates for the field; 3) Investing in high potential discovery programs that could transform HIV vaccine development and beyond; 4) Generating supportive data and messages to drive policies and investments that will end the epidemic.

IAVI requires a high energy, highly organized manager to provide project management support to the Executive Office. The successful candidate will oversee the OPM function within the Executive Office, working across the organization to coordinate activities, manage special projects and research emerging topics and opportunities, including timely implementation and follow through on assignments emanating from the CEO and the Senior Management Team (SMT). The OPM will support the CEO for key external meetings and implementing Strategic Alliances by liaising with relevant program staff, developing appropriate materials and communicating outcomes of the meetings. The Senior Manager - OPM will attend and coordinate key leadership meetings, follow up and track tasks and project and communicate key actions and ensure stakeholders are briefed and brought into conversations as appropriate. In addition, the Senior Manager - OPM will prepare materials and presentations that may be needed for internal and external audiences and key meetings.

The Senior Manager, OPM must embrace the mission of IAVI and model its core values. To effectively perform in this position, she/he will need to develop the appropriate relationships and build credibility throughout the organization.

Specific Responsibilities:
The specific responsibilities and expectations of the Senior Manager, OPM include, but are not limited to, the following:
Manage weekly leadership team meetings and quarterly retreats, including agenda development, ensuring supportive content is prepared and communicating key outcomes and conducting follow up as needed to help track progress.
Develop a robust tracking framework to ensure implementation of leadership decisions and actions including providing data for the necessary dashboards and other reporting mechanisms
Support the CEO in external engagements and strategic alliances, ensuring appropriate materials are developed, teams are engaged and information is disseminated
Research emerging topics and opportunities on a wide range of global health related topics and help articulate IAVI's activities and value preposition for internal and external audiences.
Execute special projects for the EO
Help ensure leadership team decisions are communicated throughout the organization to ensure the teams are better able to accomplish their goals.
Developing engaging, visually-appealing presentations;

Job requirements:
Communicate flawlessly in both written and verbal form
Proven ability to operate within a matrix organization, preferably within a scientific, medical, or clinical research organization.
Comfortable with ambiguity and complexity. Innovative.
Excellent at managing relationships and operating within the formal and informal organizational structures, establishes relationships across departments, uses allies to build consensus and create results, is appropriately diplomatic, understands others roles and perspectives, can sell projects and ideas across the organization.
Self-starting, results-driven person with the necessary analytic rigor, stamina, and strength to represent her/his point of view objectively and to respond to numerous demands and challenges.
Sense of urgency - Prioritizes well, shows energy, reacts to opportunities, instills urgency in others, and consistently meets deadlines.
Capable of representing IAVI to a wide variety of audiences. Adjusts her/his writing to the audience and communicates complex messages and issues clearly.
Working knowledge and experience in project management desired but not mandatory.
Passionate about the mission of IAVI, enthused by the challenges confronting the organization and dedicated to achieving its goals.
Possesses a sense of humor. Works collaboratively to achieve results.

Job qualifications:
MSc, MPH or MBA required;
5+ years of professional experience at progressively senior levels.
Ability to understand and effectively communicate complex scientific concepts
Experience in a competitive, fast paced and global environment necessary.
Strong analytical skills, ability to reconcile initiatives with business strategies and goals.
Constituency-building skills and savvy.

IAVI operates as an intense mission driven organization trying to solve one of the most difficult and important scientific and policy challenges of our time, as a result passion for the mission is a critical attribute.

To apply: www.iavi.org

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EDUCATION STATISTICIAN
WASHINGTON, DC

The World Bank has posted an opening for an Education Statistician in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will be part of GPE's Monitoring and Evaluation Unit, reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Team Lead and, ultimately, to the GPE's Chief Technical Officer and Director of Strategy, Policy, and Performance. S/he will play a critical role in collecting, consolidating and analyzing key international education data to enable the unit to develop the Partnership's annual report on GPE's Results Indicators. REQUIRES: Master's degree in economics, statistics, education studies or a related discipline. At least five years of prior experience in the analysis of education policies, education sector programs, projects and initiatives in developing countries. Strong analytical and writing skills. Experience in the management and analysis of large databases. Knowledge of developing countries' condition related to statistics. Familiarity with education indicators derived from both administrative sources and household surveys. TO APPLY: Please visit www.worldbank.org. Closing date: 7/5/16. Vacancy no: 161337

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CHIEF OF SECTION, REPORTING AND VISUAL INFORMATION
NEW YORK

The United Nations seeks a Chief of Section, Reporting and Visual Information in New York. Duties: Provides policy guidance to the Chief of Branch, on conceptual strategy development and management of the implementation of overall strategies and intra and inter-divisional/departmental policies and procedures. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration or related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in public information, journalism, international relations, public administration or related area is required. International field experience in complex emergency settings is required. Experience in managing and motivating teams in multiple locations is required. Experience of project management in public communications contexts is desirable. Experience with the UN Common System or other international organizations is desirable. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 8/6/16. Vacancy no: 49287

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KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTS AND PARTNERSHIPS COORDINATION
WASHINGTON, DC

The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Knowledge Products and Partnerships Coordination in Washington, DC. The objective of this consultancy is to provide technical assistance to the coordination group in the areas of knowledge and dissemination, strategic partnership, internal relations and external dissemination. The position will also assist the office of the division chief in ear-marked assignment related with the activities of the esc program. REQUIRES: minimum of bachelor degree and 2 years of relevant experience. areas of expertise: local government/ public administration, urban planning, public relations, journalism and communications. skills: strong interpersonal and teamwork, proactive, results-oriented, creative professional that has worked with public and private sectors, international organizations and NGOs. Vacancy no: 1600003108. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.

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MONITORING, EVALUATION, RESEARCH AND LEARNING MANAGER
MBALE, UGANDA

FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Manager (MERL) for an anticipated USAID-funded integrated health services project in Eastern Uganda. The project will work to increase utilization of HIV / AIDS, MNCH, nutrition and TB services. Responsibilities: Lead the design and implementation of the project's monitoring and evaluation activities, including: development of the project's Performance Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL). Plan development and monitoring of project indicators; implementation of baseline, midterm and end line studies; oversight of data collection and analysis; synthesis of data and study outcome reports; quality assurance and auditing of data. Lead the design and implementation of the project's research activities, including operations research, performance evaluations, impact evaluations and/or rapid/special studies. Lead efforts to identify key research questions and develop studies that test innovative strategies for addressing improving the quality and uptake of key services by targeted populations. Lead a robust learning agenda, designing and implementing mechanisms for continuous learning, collaboration, and adaptation for project staff, partners, donors, host country government counterparts and other stakeholders. Oversee the dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to local, national and regional- level intergovernmental bodies, donors, partners and other stakeholders. Promote forums which facilitate collaboration, learning and action as a result of this information among these actors. Ensure that data from the project is fed into national health management information systems and promote its use among stakeholders for learning and policy development and programming. Build capacity of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts, and other stakeholders in program monitoring and evaluation, data collection and management, and research and learning methods. Ensure research implementation adheres to FHI 360 and international policies and standards and remains technically and ethically sound. Usher research protocols through FHI 360 Internal Review Board and national external review processes. Monitor and maintain relevant protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. Oversee a team of MERL staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members. Contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or its International Equivalent - Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field. 5-8 Years of relevant experience in management of large projects and/or programs. Has ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities. Proficient writing and verbal communication skills. Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office). Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language. Experience in specialized technical/medical field of study. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17098/monitoring%2c-evaluation%2c-researc h-and-learning-manager/job

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INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

The Inter-American Development Bank seeks an Instructional Design Contractual who will coordinate instructional activities for the preparation, delivery, and evaluation of MOOCs and SPOCs offered by the IDBx Program and provide technical expertise in this field. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in an area related to education/ instructional design and a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience. PhD preferred. Areas of Expertise: Experience in design, delivery and evaluation of online education programs for adults. Fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish language. High level of computer literacy (e.g. fully conversant with MS Office, some ability to use graphics software) and a willingness to expand knowledge and skills to new areas of computer literacy, like open source tools and e-Learning creation tools. Preference will be given to candidates with Knowledge of Open Source learning platforms such as Moodle, edX, and Open edX. Proficiency in MS SharePoint, MS Visio and e-Learning creation tools. Working knowledge of Portuguese or French is a plus. Vacancy no: 1600003109. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.

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DIGITAL CONTENT CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

The Inter-American Development Bank's Department of External Relations is currently seeking to hire a Bilingual Digital Content Contractual to work on the Bank's social media platforms in English and Spanish. The Digital Content Contractual will work under the supervision of the Digital Strategy team leader and work directly with the IDB's Social Media Editor to edit and plan all the content that is published in the IDB social media channels, ensuring consistency and accuracy of information, helping build and strengthen the Bank's corporate image in accordance with the IDB's communications strategy. The contractual will also help manage the IDB's communities on the social media platforms, including monitoring conversations and responding to queries. REQUIRES: Technical Studies or Associate Degree in journalism, marketing, communications, business, or other related field preferred and two years of relevant professional experience. Language: Perfect command of English or Spanish. Areas of expertise: Excellent writing/ editing, for digital use. Online Community management experience and knowledge about industry best practices. Solid understanding of current industry standards and techniques for digital content creation required. In-depth understanding of public policy issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Reporting, writing, editing, and translation skills. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1600003103.

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DIRECTOR, UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTRE
PRETORIA

The United Nations seeks a Director, United Nations Information Centre in Pretoria. Duties: Supervise and execute the work programme of UNIC Pretoria; co-ordinate the work carried out by the Centre; carry out programmatic and/or, administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the Centre, including preparation of budgets, assigning and monitoring of performance parameters and critical indicators, reporting on budget/ programme performance, recruitment of staff and evaluation of staff performance; manage, guide, develop and train staff under his or her supervision; foster teamwork and communication among staff in the information centre and across organizational boundaries. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in journalism, communication, public information, international relations or a related field is required. A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience, including four years at the international level, in public information, communication, journalism, international relations or related area is required. Experience in strategic communications; public speaking; and working with the media is required. Experience working in the political, social and economic context of the region of responsibility is desirable. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 7/10/16. Vacancy no: 59445

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