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FHI 360 is seeking qualified development professionals for the position of Country Program Director for Jamaica for an upcoming USAID funded LAC RSD Regional Workforce Development Program. This five year, multi-country program is designed to improve the capacity of higher education systems to produce graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to address the workforce needs in participating countries. The position will be located at the program site in Kingston, Jamaica. Regional travel (Central America and the Caribbean) may be required. The Country Program Director will ensure program quality in Jamaica, alignment and collaboration with other country programs, and implementation in accordance with USAID, FHI 360 and global standards. S/he will supervise program implementation and staff for country-based implementation in Jamaica, and will serve as the principle interlocutor with the USAID mission. The Country Program Director also will serve as the program's liaison with key stakeholders, including officials of the education and labor ministries, administrators and faculty members at select higher education institutions, and representatives from major public and private sector employers in each of the participating countries. S/he ensures the country program meets stated goals, is implemented according to approved work plans, meets scheduled deliverables, and realizes stated goals. The Country Program Director will establish and manage a small project team in Jamaica, modeling effective management and guiding all members of the program team to be mindful of good business practices, stewardship of U.S. government funds, and other compliance-related considerations. S/he, with support from a regional leadership team and a home office-based team, will assume a leadership role in coordination among various counterparts, stakeholder groups, partners and sub- recipients, and/or contractors in Jamaica. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree (Graduate Degree preferred) in a relevant field from an accredited university. At least 7 years of experience in managing and implementing higher education/ workforce development/ technical and vocational training activities in developing countries, and specifically in a senior manager position. At least three years of experience will be relevant to USAID or other donor-funded development activities in the Latin America region, preferably in Central American and/or Caribbean countries. Significant and recent experience in a leadership role on a donor funded activity relating to education and/or workforce development. Excellent management and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members. Effective diplomacy and outreach skills to establish and maintain positive working relationships with the host governments, local and regional stakeholders, USAID and other donors, and the international community (including other donor funded programs). Strong language skills (preferably bilingual in English and Spanish). We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: visit https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15730/country-program-director/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.



The United Nations Development Programme is seeking to establish a Roster of experts that would be comprised of vetted capable and qualified individuals who can provide specific graphic design services to UNDP-GEF teams. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or higher in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, Communications and/or Media, Web Design or other closely related field. At least 5 years of professional experience in communications layout, design and graphics skills. High quality professional portfolio demonstrating advanced skills and competence in graphics, design and illustration. Mastery of current graphic design practices and web production software, including Adobe CS5/CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver). Technical knowledge of web-based technologies that apply to web design such as HTML, Flash, and CSS is an advantage. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 10/21/15



MSI's Communications team is looking for passionate and creative digital specialists to manage and produce internal corporate communications and highlight international development results across our portfolio of projects and clients. The Communications team works with technical staff to develop content and manage the company's website and social media platforms, produce publications in various media formats, support trade fairs, events and internal communications. The Communications team also supports internal knowledge management and training. Project-related work ranges from designing publications, infographics and data visualizations, to producing interactive media, videos, eLearning modules, mobile, websites and web-based products. The most exciting tasks are those we haven't thought of yet; unique multimedia products to support today's development challenges. If you're a proactive individual who thrives working with a small, energetic team, this is an excellent opportunity to dive into digital media promoting MSI's international work. The positions require the ability to work on every aspect of content generation, from inception and creation to completion. Required QUALIFICATIONS: We are looking for candidates at all skill levels from recent college graduates to those with advanced degrees. Demonstrated experience creating digital content/campaigns. Demonstrated strong writing and communication experience regardless of position. Ability to harness new and existing digital platforms with ease to tell our story effectively. Bonus: Knowledge of international development; familiarity with USAID, State Department, and other international donors is a plus. Animation and/or video production skills. Please note: Applicants must be based in the DC area or willing to relocate; relocation package not offered for this position. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.



Teach, study, live and research in China while earning your Master's Degree at Concordia University Irvine! This is a Master's degree program that incorporates one- year salaried English teaching positions in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming and their neighboring cities. Compensation details are shown below. You will have three concentrations to choose from: International Business, International Education and International Development. Depending on your concentration choice, you will be placed in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming or their nearby cities. University name: Concordia University Irvine (CUI); Program name: Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) cui.edu/MaisChina. After a summer of intensive courses at our southern California campus, you leave for China and immediately start living, working and studying in China. MAIS prepares you to work in China, conduct research for your Capstone Project, and negotiate living on your own in a new culture. You will concentrate in International Business, International Education or International Development, and live in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming or their nearby cities, which are among China's most important historical, intellectual, cultural and financial centers. China Employment Benefits: Monthly salary (amount is dependent upon qualifications and placement locations); Housing or housing allowance; Legal work visa in China; Reimbursement of round economy class air ticket (China-US). QUALIFICATIONS for ideal applicants: Hold a bachelor's degree before cohort start in June 2016; Have a minimum 2.75 GPA; Are native English speakers or equivalent; Background clearance by FBI or equivalent for teaching/ interacting with students; Desire to teach in a new cultural settings; Are prepared to learn, serve, and lead; Possess cultural sensitivity, responsibility, diligence, resilience, independence, and ethical character. TO APPLY please go to: cui.edu/ApplyMAIS. To request additional info, please go to: cui.edu/MAISRequestInfo. For more info, visit our website at:cui.edu/MaisChina or call 9492143485 (US Pacific Standard Time). For more information on the program, please visit: cui.edu/MaisChina or look us up on Facebook: facebook.com/ConcordiaIrvineMAIS to find out what our current students are doing in China.



In a consortium response with PBLH International Consulting, World Learning currently seeks a Team Leader candidate for an active tender from the European Union titled: The Euro Challenge. The European Union's Delegation organizes events in the US aimed at deepening Americans' knowledge about the European economy and the euro. The Euro Challenge is an annual competition for US high school students (ninth and tenth graders, aged 14-16 years) to learn about the European Union, the European economy and the euro. Required QUALIFICATIONS and Skills: The Team Leader must show demonstrated experience in the field of education with a focus on financial and economic literacy. The Team Leader should offer a strong background with U.S. secondary school students and have extensive contacts with secondary schools teachers, administrators and curriculum designers. The Team leader must have project management experience, including oversight of recruitment and selection processes. Other desired qualifications of the Team Leader could include past experience working on EU-funded programs and/or familiarity with EU program, financial and reporting requirements. A post-graduate degree in education, business, finance and/or economics is highly desirable. Proposed Scope: From within the PBLH/World Learning consortium and supported by short-term technical support, the successful Team Leader candidate will support the National Coordinator of the annual Euro Challenge competition from 2016-2018. The National Coordination Team would be responsible in general for the following: Recruitment and registration of participants. Liaising with the EU Delegation, and with Euro Challenge Partners, e.g., EU Centers of Excellence at select US universities, regional Federal Reserve Banks, and other organizations. Planning the competition cycle. Conducting orientations to ensure that students and teachers understand the rules of the Euro Challenge and have access to the necessary resources and materials. The contractor will also prepare, maintain and distribute resources and materials. Arranging venue, catering, audiovisual resources, and other logistics for all competition-related events held in New York City. Disbursing funds as necessary to participating teams to cover expenses. Managing, developing, maintaining and upgrading the euro challenge website. Organizing videos and interviews of contestants. Developing and implementing a monitoring and evaluation plan to measure the success of the competitions. From within the National Coordination Team, the Team Leader will be specifically responsible for: Management and coordination of all services requested by the EU Delegation (in compliance with contractual specifications); Adhering to the deadlines established by the EU Delegation; Maintaining quality control; Handling the Consortium's administrative and financial concerns related to the performance of the Contract. TO APPLY: Please transmit CV and cover letter (in English) with the post title on the subject line explaining why you are best qualified for this position, and three references with contact information. CV should be in the standard EU format. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please. To Apply: Please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. In addition, please send your updated CV with the subject line: "EU Euro Challenge (USA) by e-mail to: development@worldlearning.org.



Are you seeking an employer with excellent salaries and benefits that include 40+ days of paid leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and much more? Well, look no further. AMIDEAST, a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa, has an excellent employment opportunity for a Program Officer in its Washington, DC office. The Program Officer for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program is a key member of the 14-person unit charged with managing the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in the Middle East and North Africa. This position will have the primary responsibility for student supervision caseload, a placement caseload of nominees, and supervision of an assistant and interns. The incumbent also will assume responsibilities that pertain to and require the involvement of the Fulbright unit as a whole. Therefore, the program officer must be organized, diplomatic and team-focused. RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage the placement and supervision of Fulbright students from the Middle East & North Africa in degree programs at U.S. universities; Communicate with students, State Department, field offices, Fulbright Commissions, U.S. Academic institutions and other agencies concerning program-related matters; Supervise Program Assistant and interns, assign work load as leader of student placement/ supervision team; Forecast student costs, develop individual grant budgets, approve grant payments and track student disbursements; Report quarterly student costs to Fulbright Commission on student costs; Negotiate admissions and financial aid opportunities on behalf of students; Promote the Fulbright Program to U.S. academic institutions through campus visits, presentations and other outreach efforts; Represent Fulbright and AMIDEAST at U.S. professional conferences; Travel domestically and to the region to assist with selection and pre-departure/ post nominations orientations; Contribute to department's social media and web pages; Contribute to program documents and manuals revisions; Draft statistical and narrative reports; Contribute to refining program operations and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: BA required, Master's degree preferred. Minimum of 3-4 years' experience in a student services environment. Previous supervisory experience. Experience with J-1 exchange visitor programs desired. Experience with U.S. graduate admissions desired. Ability to maintain and organize a large amount of detailed information (ex: budgetary and student related information). Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently. Proficiency with Windows environment, particularly MS Office. Familiarity utilizing Excel spreadsheets. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/ . Please provide a resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our online application system. EOE/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled



TRG, Inc. is seeking a Business Development Associate in Arlington. The Business Development Associate reports to the Director of Business Development to support all business development and marketing activities. The BDA is also responsible for on- going project management and support to existing clients. Primary Role and Responsibilities: Develop and produce letter proposals. Under the direction of the Director of Business Development and Project Managers, contribute to all aspects of the development and production of larger proposals such as those required for major contracts with US Government agencies and other large international organizations. Update descriptive materials used in proposals and marketing including staff resumes, qualifications summaries, and project descriptions. Serve as contract liaison under large, long-term subcontracts. Use spreadsheet software to produce accurate and thorough project and proposal budgets. Respond to inquiries about TRG products and services. Support the Director of Business Development, staff consultants, finance, and administrative staff in maintaining a customer-oriented approach to all client interactions. Serve as a point of contact and TRG representative for our clients. Manage all aspects of TRG's public courses. Research and draft TRG's marketing materials. Generate and update content for TRG's website in collaboration with TRG project managers and consultants. Develop in-depth understanding of TRG's work and stay abreast of new developments in TRG's client systems. QUALIFICATIONS, Abilities, and Education Requirements: 1-3 years' experience in proposal preparation for government contracts. An advanced (Master's degree or equivalent) degree in business, economics, international development or human resources or marketing. Experience with technical and cost proposal development processes and requirements for USAID- funded projects. Excellent verbal, analytical, and written communication skills. Strong computer skills including word processing and budget spreadsheets. Initiative, the ability to work independently, and great attention to detail. A superior customer orientation to maintaining strong relationships inside and outside the organization. Preferred Skills: Prior experience with Wordpress or other web development software. Experience in human resources, training and organizational development. Work experience and/or education in international development. TO APPLY: Apply ONLY at https://trg.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=15 with your cover letter and resume. Your letter should specifically address how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position. Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please. TRG is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability.



Are you seeking an employer with excellent salaries and benefits that include 40+ days of paid leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and much more? Well, look no further. AMIDEAST, a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa, has an excellent employment opportunity for a Communications Officer in its Washington, DC office. The Communications Officer will lead communications activities in support of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program administered by AMIDEAST. The Officer will be responsible for planning and developing content for the program's social media platforms, digital asset management system and its outreach materials. This position works to develop and strengthen the Fulbright social media presence across all Fulbright and AMIDEAST social media channels. It is imperative that applicants interested in this job have advanced knowledge and hands-on experience with social media platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, SlideShare, Instagram, etc.). They must also possess proven writing and editing skills and the ability to convey ideas in creative, clear, direct and lively style. Graphic design skills are a definite plus. REQUIRES: Like your peers competing for this opportunity, you will have a BA/BS degree in a related field and a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience and be a team player who can perform regular, detail-oriented duties while also being proactive and offering creative ideas for effective and engaging communication efforts. Provide copyediting and quality control for a variety of AMIDEAST Fulbright communications products. Ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing a social media plan and outreach strategy to raise awareness of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for the Middle East and North Africa. This person will also monitor and report on all strategic social media activities; manage virtual assets for submission to the AMIDEAST/Fulbright Digital Asset Management system and ensure compliance with Fulbright and Department of Sate communications policy. Successful candidate will manage the AMIDEAST Fulbright Alumni contact base to facilitate communication and impact data collection; coordinate social media planning for website, blog, Facebook and Twitter and contribute to report writing. TO APPLY: To review the entire position description for this job and to apply, please visit our website, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/ . Please provide a resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our online application system. EOE/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled



Pact is seeking a Global Proposal Editor (Donor Documents Editor). At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of dignified living. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 44-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. Reporting to the Director of Marketing + Communications, the Donor Documents Editor is responsible for ensuring proposals and project reports comply with donor regulations, adhere to Pact standards of quality and inspire engagement. A new position, the Donor Documents Editor works closely with Pact's worldwide Opportunity Development and Program Delivery teams. Key Responsibilities: Edit technical documents by reviewing content for lucidity, completeness, and effectiveness, performing substantive editing, copy editing, line editing and proofreading, and working with authors on rewrites, as necessary. Ensure consistency of style, graphics and layout, and enforce active, grammatically correct, typo-free language to result in clarity and engagement. Review documents against donor/ solicitation/ reporting requirements and Pact standards-of- quality checklist. Contribute to workflow improvements, standards of quality and Style Guide. Create compelling, innovative solicitation/ reporting approaches, where appropriate, including but not limited to highly interactive PDFs. Lead editorial development of designated donor reports. Generate graphics, call-outs, acronym lists, bibliographies and manage images. Design and compile document templates; create library of frequently used passages and briefs. Maintain version control. Coordinate final document release. Discern items of interest for feature story follow-up or social media posts, working with Content Editor. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors in English, journalism, publishing or other related fields. Minimum of 6 years of experience editing technical and/or proposal documents in an international development environment, with demonstrated results. Superlative grammar, editorial and proofreading skills. Strong communication, interpersonal and team-working skills. Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong critical-thinking skills, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Thorough knowledge of Chicago Manual and Associated Press styles. Knowledge of publishing workflows. Experience with USAID, DFID requirements. Familiarity with Adobe apps, including InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop and Acrobat Pro. Meets deadlines. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in related field. Fluency in French. Graphic design portfolio. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0126. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.



Pact is seeking a Business Development Officer in Washington, DC. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: The Business Development Officer (BDO) will be part of Pact's Opportunity Development team, contributing to Pact's business/ proposal development efforts. S/he will coordinate assigned proposals, contribute to research and trends analysis of donor funding, and support development of country-level business strategies. The BDO will report to a Senior Business Development Officer. Key Responsibilities: Coordinate the proposal development process for assigned proposals, ensuring that proposal meet funder specifications and deadlines as well as Pact's quality standards. Work with country representatives, technical leads, and other staff to conceptualize and design proposals for new projects and/or amendments to current projects. Monitor and diagnose situations that might negatively affect the quality of a proposal and take or propose necessary actions. Write sections of proposals and/or full proposals as appropriate; edit and proof-read proposals. Coordinate with grants and contracts and finance for budget review and approvals and to negotiate final awards with donors. Support bid decision-making conversations. Build a network of professional business contacts within Pact's industry; help coordinate teaming agreements, memoranda of understanding, and other institutional agreements with partners; and help negotiate partnership arrangements and budgets. Maintain accurate information about business development opportunities in internal databases and assist with analysis of proposal development data; maintain accurate and timely electronic files. Monitor and share information about new opportunities, donor funding trends, and relevant country information from outside sources of news. Serve as a point of contact for business development efforts for assigned countries, ensuring effective communication and collaboration with country representatives and field-based teams. Help identify training needs and help develop and deliver training' tailored to the needs of headquarters and field-based staff; help develop manuals, operating procedures, templates, guides, and other tools. Other related tasks, as needed. Basic REQUIREMENTS: BA and at least 6 years of relevant experience (or equivalent). Ability to travel internationally on short notice. Strong organizational, planning, and time-management skills. Strong interpersonal, team building, and communication skills. Excellent writing skills. Ability to multitask and problem-solve. Competence using common desktop applications, including MS Word, Excel, and Adobe. Fluency in English. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in international development. Experience in business development with international development NGOs and/or private companies. Experience developing proposals for and/or fundraising from bilateral/ multilateral donors, foundations, or corporations. Knowledgeable in one of Pact's technical areas (health, livelihoods, natural resource management, capacity development, governance, and engaging markets). Experience in leading the writing of proposals. Knowledge of the development context in Asia and Eurasia. Proficiency in a foreign language(s). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0123. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.



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


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