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CARE Mali seeks a Knowledge Management and Learning Coordinator to meet the challenge of advancing its Knowledge Management and Learning strategies and implementation. Expected Travel: up to 40%; Language Requirement: French and English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. S/he will work closely with the Assistant Country Director of Program Quality, Program Managers and Program M&E Coordinators to increase their capacity in the evidence - reflection - learning - application continuum. This includes strengthening current Country Office knowledge management and learning practices and strategies/ guidelines to improve evidence of impact and program quality overall. Reporting directly to the Assistant Country Director of Program Quality, the Knowledge Management and Learning Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that CARE's programming principles related to impact measurement and learning are maintained in the design, implementation and monitoring of programs and comply with CARE International norms and standards. As a key position to ensuring, strengthening and improving staff capacity in relation to KM and L functions and processes, the KM&L Coordinator will maintain regular contact (horizontal lines) with Program teams and in particular the M&E Coordinators for CARE Mali respective programs - currently Emergency, Education, Health and Governance, Women and Girls Empowerment and Food Security/ Climate Change Adaptation. This position will be based in Bamako, Mali with 35% of time expected for travelling to all regions in which CARE Mali operates, security context depending. Responsibilities and Tasks: Provide global oversight in Impact Measurement and Learning processes; Promote and guide Knowledge Management in the CO; Lead reflective practices for improving program quality; Inform Program Design; Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS (Know-How): Bachelor's degree in Social Science or equivalent in related fields. At least 5 years' experience in Monitoring and Evaluation (including both quantitative and qualitative analysis), leading Impact Measurement and Learning initiatives and/or teams. Experience working on a multi-cultural team, including local and international NGO partners. Proven leadership skills, capacity to liaise with and across different programs, staff and partners. Demonstrated experience in learning and reflective practices. Strong documentation and organizational skills. Oriented toward evidence based decision making, and documenting of decision processes. Experience in training and capacity building. Understanding and operationalization of Rights Based Approaches, UCPV/ livelihoods and gender frameworks. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and develop positive and effective working relationships. Excellent people skills with the ability to show empathy and maintain a sense of authority. Demonstrated critical thinker and problem solver. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and develop positive and effective working relationships. Oriented toward evidence based decision making, and documenting of decision processes. Excellent computer skills. Internet and email software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing. Language Skills: Fluent written and spoken English; Written and spoken French is important; Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents (both French and English). TO APPLY: apply online at 484. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.



CARE is seeking a talented Regional Emergency Communications Coordinator who will work closely with program and emergency staff of CARE country programs principally engaged in humanitarian programming with Syrians affected by the crisis to maximize positive media coverage, advocacy and fundraising opportunities for the regional refugee crisis and will support accountability by communicating the humanitarian situation and CARE's emergency operations and will support CARE International (CI) Communications Team and Regional Syria Response Team as requested with the development of communications materials and advocacy messages (in collaboration with their regional Advocacy counterpart) to promote consistent and coherent messaging across CARE. Expected Travel: up to 50%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. Primary Responsibilities: Media Relations, Communications and Internal Liaison, Training, Regional Support. PRIMARY SKILLS: Relevant university degree or higher education, preferably in journalism, communications/ PR, international development and/or relations or political science. People Skills; Performance Excellence; Integrity; Resilience/ adaptability and flexibility; Awareness and sensitivity of self and others; Work Style; Media Experience; Humanitarian Experience; Communication Skills; Photography/ Video and Computer Skills. TO APPLY: apply online at 485 Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.



World Learning has an immediate vacancy for a Beirut-based Deputy Chief of Party for Programs for the USAID-funded Improved Basic Education Services Program (IBESP) in Lebanon. Duration: 4 years. Reporting to the Chief of Party, this is a senior level technical position that will lead the project offices field operations. This position is for a Lebanese national or a resident of Lebanon. Background: IBESP will improve reading outcomes for primary-level public school students, strengthen Lebanese institutions to better direct and monitor education, and expand access to safe education for all children, including Syrian refugees. Primary Responsibilities: Oversees and provides guidance and support to Beirut- and field-based technical staff to implement program components, including support for early grade reading instruction, teacher training, and community outreach. Provides leadership and overall coordination, for the development of IBESP's annual work plan. Working closely with the COP, informs MEHE of best practices and lessons learned from field operations. Ensures adherence to management policies and procedures for quality assurance of trainings, reporting, information outreach and dissemination to stakeholders. Ensures quality assurance by using the Work Plan and PMP to track overall progress and results against each of the Intermediate Results. Serves as World Learning's alternate liaison to USAID, government counterparts, local organizations, and program partners when COP is unavailable. Maintains and strengthens cooperative relationships with key stakeholders. Ensures the timely and quality completion of all program technical deliverables and reports in accordance with USAID guidelines. QUALIFICATIONS: MBA or Master's degree from an accredited university in education, development, or additional experience in similar types of programs. At least 10 years of relevant technical management of large-scale, complex international development assistance programs in diverse geographic locations, including supervisory experience preferably with USAID. Strong interpersonal and training skills, with demonstrated cultural sensitivity and experience working with large and geographically dispersed teams. Previous experience with an international non-profit organization. Fluency in English, both verbal and written as well as fluency in Arabic is required. Knowledge of French preferred. 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. No telephone enquiries please. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and qualified candidates must apply as soon as possible. Please visit our website and click on the employment tab to submit your application. If you do not see the job you are interested in, please "search all." Please note, a resume and cover letter are required when applying to this position.



Pathfinder International is seeking a Director of Business Development in Watertown. Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. 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 services 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 Director of Business Development is Pathfinder International's senior staff responsible for developing new business opportunities and securing funding from governments and other multi-lateral donors (e.g., UN agencies, World Bank, Global Fund). The Director focuses effort on US Government donors - particularly USAID and CDC (which represent the majority of organizational funds). The Director reports directly to Pathfinder's Senior Vice- President. S/he identifies and negotiates strategic partnerships with international and local (i.e., target country) non-profit and for-profit agencies and organizations. S/he identifies major new funding opportunities, with a focus on large-scale RFA/RFPs (typically $20 million to $50 million). The Director works closely with other senior headquarters and field staff to make strategic decisions on funding affecting program strategic directions and partnering opportunities. S/he also manages the entire proposal development process, typically working on 3-5 major bids at any one time. The Director identifies skill sets needed to respond to each RFA/RFP, and assembles and leads multi- disciplinary teams composed of high level organizational managers and technical staff (from both inside and outside Pathfinder). S/he also works closely with headquarters financial management and contracting staff on budgeting and cost proposal development. The Director works with HQ departments and field staff to conduct strategic planning and represents Pathfinder to donors and outside agencies. S/he supervises a team of five staff as well as contracted consultants. Key Responsibilities: With the Senior Vice President, works with senior staff at headquarters and in the field to plan, conceptualize, and coordinate global program development activities. Leads Pathfinder's proposal development process including responses to competitive bids, focusing on US Government RFAs and RFPs. Plays a major role in program design. Utilizes extensive contacts and relationships with outside organizations to identify partnership opportunities. Negotiates partnerships with international and local organizations, develops Scopes of Work (SOWs), and reviews teaming agreements. Manages Pathfinder's involvement in Indefinite Quantity Contracts. Reviews and edits technical proposals for reproductive health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, and maternal and child health. Works closely with International Recruiter and HQ Human Resources Department to create job descriptions for new positions and recruit staff for competitive bids. Develops management and staffing plans for project proposals. Forms and coordinates multi-disciplinary teams composed of high level technical staff. Identifies outside consultants, develops SOWs, and manages consultants. Supervises a team of five staff as well as contracted consultants. Continually identifies and explores new donors and funding opportunities. With headquarters F&A Department, ensures that Cost Proposals are in line with Technical Proposals and adhere to donor regulations and RFA guidelines. Provide HQ representation for country programs to USAID, MOHs, international and local partners, other donors and organizations. Represents Pathfinder International at conferences and meetings, builds and strengthens relationships with partners, outside organizations and donors. Stays abreast of current issues, emerging trends and research in international family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and MCH. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree in related field preferred, or appropriate combination of Bachelor's Degree and significant relevant professional experience (including field experience). 5-10 years' experience working abroad, preferably on USAID-funded projects. End-to-end experience leading and developing USAID proposals, including a clear understanding of how to strategically read an RFP, key roles and responsibilities on a proposal development team, and proven capacity to deliver high quality, winning proposals. Strong knowledge of international family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health and other related issues. Excellent oral and written communication skills. In-depth knowledge of US Government donor agencies (e.g., USAID, CDC, State Department, etc.). Knowledge and experience with European Commission funding mechanisms, and those of other countries (e.g., DfID). Knowledge of the PEPFAR program. Knowledge of USG and USAID rules and regulations. Strong program management and staff supervision skills. Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects. Ability to establish solid working relationships with customers, program management, technical staff, and diverse staff in various other business areas of the organization. Ability to quickly and convincingly build a network of contacts in a relatively short period of time, often in new countries and missions. Ability to analyze and distill critical information from mission strategy statements, concept papers, etc. Accomplished networker with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex pursuits. Ability to speak across a range of technical issues that may be outside his or her personal area of expertise. Ability to exercise sound and timely judgment and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Able to set and work with demanding deadlines, inspire colleagues to adhere to deadlines, and adapt to changing work priorities to fulfill the organization's immediate and long-term needs. Advanced computer skills, especially with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) Adobe Acrobat (PDF software) to produce high-quality, well-formatted documents with tight turnaround times. Proven ability to establish strong, productive relationships with outside agencies. Excellent diplomatic skills and ability to perform well under extreme pressure. Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% time. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in writing proposals for US Agency for International Development (USAID), other US government agencies (i.e. CDC) and/or other donors highly desirable. Additional competency in French, Arabic, or Portuguese helpful, but not required. TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, please apply online at: 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.



World Learning is seeking applications for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to work in our Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning department in our Washington, DC Office. World Learning is an 80-year old global non-profit organization with operations in 77 countries. The International Development and Exchange Programs division manages short and long term training, academic and non- academic exchanges, capacity development, international visitors and youth programs in 16 countries. The position is based at our Washington, DC office and will report to the IDEP Operations Deputy Director for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning (MERL) department. This is a full-time professional level position. Working with the growing MERL team, the Monitoring and Evaluation specialist provides support to World Learning's International Development and Exchange Program (IDEP) Division units and field programs to ensure the highest quality monitoring and evaluation for better program management, accountability, learning and adaptation, and to document progress and success (our philosophy is that M&E is about management, performance improvement and learning, not research). We work with proposal, HQ project management and field teams to build their capacity in M&E through mentoring, training and direct technical assistance. The incumbent will be expected to work on program proposals, reviews, project start-up, provision of on- going support, data analysis and participation in other initiatives of the unit. This is a mid-level career professional position located in our downtown Washington, DC offices. As a learning institution, World Learning is committed to capturing, sharing and utilizing both individual and institutional knowledge and to developing its staff's skills in order to improve programming and overall institutional capacity. We seek individuals who will strengthen this commitment to move the organization forward. Specific Responsibilities and Duties: Under the direction of the Deputy Director, the incumbent will work in the following areas: Proposal Development (as part of the design and proposal preparation team to ensure proposals reflect results/ outcomes and have adequate measurement tools); start-up (development of performance monitoring plans upon award as part of capacity development of the Award team and to ensure draft M&E plan drafts meet deliverable deadlines); on-going support (including development of instruments and surveys, analysis and revision of M&E plans, as well as analysis support); on-going capacity building of HQ and field personnel in results frameworks, logical frameworks, indicator development, instrumentation and data analysis; evaluation (incumbent will take a lead role in this area as warranted by program needs, in design, developing scopes of work, overseeing contracted evaluators and analyzing results prior to data-information-knowledge release); and, organizational performance metrics (an internal initiative to establish, measure and analyze organizational mission-level outcomes). MERL's objective is performance improvement through strong M&E systems, organizational learning and knowledge management. As the team grows so may its portfolio and the incumbent will be one of the focal points as to the direction that portfolio takes. Desired Attributes: A logical and inquisitive mind that can deduce M&E from objectives and strategies; Creativity and Problem-solving Skills; Ability to work in, with and lead teams; Excellent writing skills; Ability to meet deadlines. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in an appropriate field or extended experience. At least 3 years of field experience in a management or M&E capacity. At least 5 years' experience working in monitoring and/or evaluation. Familiarity with donor M&E requirements (especially USAID and Department of State). Familiarity with standard M&E tools used in education, training and exchange (such as the Kirkpatrick Model), practical education M&E practices and CSO Institutional Development/ Capacity Building. Working knowledge of a foreign language a plus. Experience with survey systems (such as Survey Monkey of Google Drive) a plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel. Some experience with statistics helpful. TO APPLY: Please apply at A resume and cover letter with salary history is required for consideration. We will not be short listing applicants who do not include a cover letter with their salary information.



Pact is seeking a Chief Global Engagement and Strategy Officer/Executive Vice President in Washington, DC. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Chief Global Engagement and Strategy Officer contributes to realizing this purpose by: Co-leading the organization as part of the Executive Team; Growing and diversifying our revenue streams; Forging smart partnerships; Promoting the organization through marketing and communications; Influencing global decision makers through focused, relevant campaigns; Cultivating, harvesting and monetizing innovation and developing new products and services; Making the organization think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise. The Chief Global Engagement and Strategy Officer reports to the CEO, is an officer of the corporation and is a member of Pact's executive leadership team. In that senior leadership role, the position is jointly responsible for the overall success of the organization. In summary, the position is responsible for leading and overseeing: opportunity development (i.e. global resource acquisition); marketing and communications; corporate engagement; external affairs; and business intelligence and strategy. Summary of Main Areas of Authority: Leadership: Serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO; help move us from a transactional to a transformational organization; provide constructive dissonance in the forging and of ideas and decisions; Partner in advancing the mission and serve as a standard bearer of organizational philosophies and behavioral competencies; Inspire, champion and spread a culture of shared success that makes true our belief that every imaginable problem has a solution and that when we dedicate ourselves to pursuing it, our efforts will be rewarded with a better world; Engage with the Board of Directors to help them be successful leaders and partners. Strategy: Ensure that Pact thinks and acts strategically at all times; Ensure that we have - and use - the best business intelligence available to us; Ensure we set organizational goals and objectives; Develop annual operating plans; Measure our ability to meet our goals by establishing and tracking objectively verifiable metrics; Drive critical thinking, self-reflection, and innovation; Help turn failures into strategic lessons and successes. Opportunity Development: Turn present and yet unimagined opportunities into revenue to fund our mission; Diversify our revenue streams and discover promising new economic models; Grow the portfolio. Marketing and Communications: Facilitate creative internal communications that enables strategic and cultural alignment; Make those who we want to know us, know us for what we want to be known for, and take action to support us. Promote and Influence: Promote Pact as the preferred partner for our integrated approach to building local promise; Convene and influence decision makers and constituents in support of critical issues; Forge smart and productive partnerships that promote a shared sense of purpose and mission. Product Development: Help cultivate, harvest and monetize innovation; Create, package, promote and productize our approaches and tools. General: Provide guidance and oversight to current or potential subsidiaries; Define and promote data driven, evidence based decision making. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrated experience in progressively responsible management and leadership positions; Demonstrated familiarity with non-profit international development landscape; A committed and effective communicator with excellent English language, public speaking, written and verbal communication skills; Experience building, partnering and maintaining excellent relationships with a variety of donor organizations, corporations, foundations and others; Excellence in working effectively in/with diverse groups and independently; demonstrated initiative and creativity in problem solving; Track record in successfully and effectively managing complex global programs with the ability to leverage strengths across the organization; Ability and willingness to travel internationally; Curiosity, drive, discernment, humility, passion of purpose. Preferred Qualifications: Field experience. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at Requisition Number 14-0115. 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.



RTI's International Development Group (IDG) delivers advisory, technical and training services at the national, subnational, and local government levels, providing institutional development through the transfer of analytical tools and methods. We work in multidisciplinary teams that cut across traditional sector boundaries - including education, health, stabilization and governance, and economic growth. RTI seeks a Director, Business Development and Strategic Collaborations to play a leading role in developing our international development business and strategic client and partner relations in the United Kingdom. The successful candidate will combine business development and technical experience and expertise and build a relationship with the Department for International Development (DFID) that aligns with RTI's unique strengths and expertise as a scientific research institute and our commitment to international development. This position requires the right to work in the United Kingdom with the ability to travel internationally for extended periods as needed. Duties and Responsibilities: Serve as RTI's representative for DFID and UK-based partners; Identify new business and networking opportunities within DFID both in London and worldwide that aligns with RTI's strategy and technical expertise; Develop a deep understanding of DFID technical and operational agendas and strategies, highlight emerging trends, and create corresponding strategies to capture key opportunities; Develop and nurture long term relationships with strategic research and project implementation partners aligned with RTI's DFID business development strategy; Represent RTI at conferences, meetings, forums, events and other visibility efforts; cultivate opportunities for leadership roles in strategic forums and events for RTI; Collaborate closely with RTI's staff around the world to ensure business information is shared, analyzed, and acted upon in a timely manner; Travel internationally as necessary to cultivate key opportunities, build relationships and networks, and attend relevant events; Advise and support RTI's proposal preparation for DFID bids, to build RTI's capacity building in business development and market intelligence with client; Develop strong working relationships with key internal stakeholders to include, but not limited to project leaders and technical staff in the region, and RTI Business Development, Strategy and Communication teams across RTI. QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of 15 years of international development experience with a technical background in education, economic development, or health. Graduate degree in international development or equivalent professional experience in education, economic development, health or related fields. Recent or current active engagement with DFID, with key knowledge and contacts relevant to RTI interests. Demonstrated success building long-term business and technical relationships with clients, and developing knowledge and familiarity with business development opportunities and market analysis. Significant experience and success working with a variety of donors, clients, research institutes, universities, and other stakeholders. First rate written and spoken communication skills, networking, and presentation skills; ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships. Exceptional team worker, able to work with strategic priority leads and colleagues; ability to build and manage complex relationships with colleagues and external partners. Proficient computer and IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Detail oriented, highly organized, and work well under pressure in fast-paced and dynamic environment. Ability to work remotely with effective engagement in a globally matrixes environment. Confident, proactive attitude, and flexible approach that combines energy, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn; culturally sensitive and respectful. About RTI: RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis. Equal Opportunity Employer: We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Closing Statement: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found at TO APPLY: Qualified Candidates are invited to apply at



World Learning seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for the USAID-funded "Training for Pakistan Project." (2013-2017). Duration: approximately 2.5 years. Location: Islamabad, Pakistan. Recruitment is contingent upon USAID approval of the candidate. Qualified Pakistani nationals & international applicants will be considered. Please note that this is an unaccompanied post. Background: The USAID Training for Pakistan Project provides participant training and capacity development services to USAID/Pakistan's contractors, grantees, and partners, and at times to the Mission directly. The Project supports USAID development objective teams with training for Pakistani nationals, with training in Pakistan, in the US and in third countries. The Project also supports follow-on efforts such as an alumni organization. Chief of Party's Responsibilities: Provide leadership for all aspects of field-based project implementation and management and ensure the highest quality of programming and administration. Oversee management of field office in Islamabad, including operations, field office budget, finance, and supervision of approximately 20 Pakistan-based staff. Oversee coordination with USAID, implementing partners (including Government of Pakistan) and other stakeholders on training needs assessments, planning, implementation and evaluation of training programs. In collaboration with USAID Development Objective team representatives, plan and direct institutional diagnoses of USAID/Pakistan's partner organizations and develop annual training plans. Advise and educate partners and stakeholders on training policies and services offered by the Project. Oversee overall coordination with local subcontractors and partners. Oversee Project strategies for communications, performance monitoring and support. Ensure compliance with Pakistani law and contract provisions, including USAID's ADS 252 and 253, and ensure submission of routine reports, work plans and deliverables. Transfer knowledge to local staff; conduct annual staff performance reviews. Coordinate activities with World Learning and regularly report to headquarters. Travel in Pakistan as necessary. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree in management, international development, organizational development, or a related field (or career/ experience equivalent). Strong background in senior management of USAID-funded projects. Minimum of 10 years of international experience with capacity to manage large, complex programs in a multi-cultural environment, including significant staff supervision experience. Strong background preferred in training and capacity building and/or performance monitoring. Experience with organizational capacity building and performance improvement initiatives. Strong knowledge preferred in USAID participant training regulations (ADS 253). Senior management experience in Pakistan strongly preferred (candidates with relevant experience elsewhere will be considered). Skills in helping clients/ partners analyze problems and devise/ adopt solutions. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Availability for non-accompanied post. Ability to travel in-country. Urdu language skills a plus. TO APPLY: Please visit our website and click on the employment tab to submit your application. If you do not see the job you are interested in, please "search all." Please note, a resume and cover letter with "TFP COP" in the subject line explaining your qualifications for the position, and three references with contact information are required. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. No telephone enquiries please.



FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director, Communications. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Serves as a strategic communications advisor to executive and senior leadership as well as geographical/ sectoral service units and departments. Provides counsel to advance external communications efforts to include FHI 360's brand positioning and organizational visibility relative to FHI 360's mission, expertise, work, and results. In this capacity, oversees the development of communications objectives and strategies that translate into programs, campaigns and activities that support corporate marketing efforts as well as individual programs. In collaboration with FHI 360 management and a multi-disciplinary communications team, works across the full communications spectrum to strategize, develop, promote and maintain: corporate communications assets such as the FHI 360 website and various social media properties; communications materials, tools and promotional activities to distinguish corporate offerings and showcase specialty expertise; traditional and social media programs and initiatives; issues and crisis management activities; global visibility through conferences, events and other external fora; and special initiatives that utilize innovation and technology to advance thought leadership and expertise. Also manages internal communications, to include working with leadership and various corporate service departments to ensure timely communication to team members globally, as well as leading initiatives to build and sustain a strong staff culture. Responsible for various administrative and management functions, including participation in organizational leadership meetings; creation/ management of annual communications budget; selection, development and management of communications personnel; and selection and oversight of vendor relationships to serve communications needs. Accountabilities: Oversees the development and implementation of the organization's communication strategy, plans, project priorities, and aligns in alignment with corporate strategic plan and department plans. Directs media outreaches, press strategies, press releases, responds to inquiries and publicizing the organization's programs, activities, and community involvement. Establishes and maintains digital media and community relations. Develops and monitors budgets, operational plans, training, and policies and procedures to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the communications department. Creates and supports company business units with communication capacities, and ensuring a high international profile for their work. Serves on the Operations Management and Strategic Review Committees and other leadership teams as needed to provide expertise with strategic goals of the company. Identifies communications project priorities and introduces new innovations, technologies, and methods to improve quality and processes. Travel Requirements: 10%-25%. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or Related Field. Requires 10+ years of management in public relations or communications experience. Demonstrated experience in marketing and communications within public health or development. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO). Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with public relations and communications. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Ability to influence, motivates, negotiates and collaborates well with others. Certification in communications management or public relations is a plus. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: apply online at Vacancy no: 14432



AMIDEAST is recruiting a professional to work on a rewarding project promoting and informing the public and academic institutions regarding English language, professional, and academic standardized assessments, delivering training, and supervising and organizing test administrations. This professional will: Represent AMIDEAST and test developer ETS in promoting ETS tests and products at student fairs and conferences and to clients. Use social media channels to promote testing and training services. Offer seminars and webinars to students on the TOEFL and the GRE tests. Conduct outreach to academic institutions and student groups. Complete a train- the-trainer program and lead workshops for English language teachers. Promote teacher workshops and other programs to attract attendance. Update contact databases and submit teacher workshop reports as well as trip reports and monthly program reports. Respond promptly and appropriately to questions and concerns from test takers and university staff on ETS assessment tools and products. Support the administration of standardized testing programs, ensuring prompt and effective client service, strong test security, cost-effective operations, and adherence to testing agency requirements as well as AMIDEAST policies and standards. Work with clients to resolve testing project- related problems. Ensure the integrity and professional character of AMIDEAST testing programs. Market tests and testing services to local institutions and companies. Manage computer-based and paper-based testing, including training and supervision of Testing Assistants and/or Proctors. Prepare monthly statistical reports to be submitted to HQ for each testing program. Track revenue and expenses for testing programs. Write reports as requested by clients and AMIDEAST. Respond to inquiries from testing candidates and organizations. Other duties, as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Education: A minimum of a B.A. in a related field; M.A. preferred. Experience in training students and working professionals. Experience/ Certificate as teacher of English as a second/ foreign language. At least two years of experience, including: Experience teaching English language and/or test preparation courses; Experience managing social media campaigns preferred; Experience working in customer service; Experience working with organizational/ administrative tasks; Experience working in a multicultural and multilingual environment; Experience working with international students or student networks preferred. Other qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication skills; Travel availability; Organizational skills, flexibility, taking responsibility and being able to work in a dynamic team; Knowledge of the country's higher education system. Languages: Fluent English; knowledge of Arabic preferred. PLEASE NOTE: An American citizen is required for this position. Relocation expenses are not covered. TO APPLY: Please apply online via our website, . Please provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements.



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 exciting opportunity for a Business Development Program Officer, in its Washington, DC office. This position will work with other members of the Business Development team, the Business Development Program Officer is responsible for supporting the technical, cost and production activities of proposal development as well as ongoing budget review and approval. Priority of tasks is determined based on deadline requirements. Description of Responsibilities: Proposal Support: Project descriptions - writing, gathering info from contracts and the field; Various proposal tasks as assigned - charts, formatting resumes, proposal assembly, etc.; Research tasks as assigned on clients, projects, etc.; Writing tasks as assigned - capability statements, etc.; Prepare the quarterly Win/ Loss Report for the Board of Directors; Assist in managing the shared drive proposal files. Budgeting Support: Review solicitation requirements and advise the proposal team and field offices on the interpretation of specific costing requirements in collaboration with the Senior Pricing Analyst. Assist in preparing proposal budgets in collaboration with proposal teams. Write cost notes. Assist in ensuring headquarters, regional and country support costs are appropriately represented within each budget submission. Ensure completion and accuracy of cost and certification related proposal forms for client submission. Assist with managing the budget approvals process for field office budgets, including budget reviews, math checks, cost verification, and etc. Assist in the development of budget templates in response to specific requests from clients. Other duties and responsibilities as needed/ assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelor's degree. 1-3 years of experience in proposal development with budget development a plus. Experience responding to USAID, Department of State and commercial solicitations. Proactive, self-directing work approach; High attention to detail. Strong communication, writing and organizational skills. Ability to work within deadlines and frequently shifting priorities. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Willingness to travel overseas. Preferred: Work experience in an organization with a Middle East/ North Africa portfolio. Arabic and/or French language skills. Salary will commensurate with experience. TO APPLY: Please apply online via our website, . Please provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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