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Communication; & Exchange Positions


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PROJECT DIRECTOR, ALIVE & THRIVE-BIHAR
NEW DELHI, INDIA

FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Director, Alive & Thrive-Bihar. The Project Director - Bihar, will provide technical leadership, management, and coordination for A&T activities in the State. S/he will ensure technical excellence in the design, implementation, follow up and analysis of activities and will facilitate policy dialogue and partnerships with relevant sectors (health, ICDS, Jeevika) and programs (Ananya, B-TAST, etc.). S/he will support information exchange within an alliance of pro-IYCF institutions and foster links with appropriate NGOs, UN, bilateral and governmental agencies and academic institutions. S/he will monitor work- plans to ensure timely delivery of results. S/he will provide financial, administrative and managerial oversight. S/he will lead documentation and dissemination activities. The project is funded till May 30, 2017. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health Nutrition or equivalent degree in nutrition, public health, medical sciences, and/or pediatrics. A minimum of 10 years of experience in MIYCN/child health/nutrition related activities including behavior change communication, training and services delivery programs. Excellent written and oral English and fluency in Hindi. Excellent reputation in teamwork and facilitating dialogue and communications among diverse institutions and sectors. Demonstrated experience and high acceptability in working with government, NGOs and donors in Bihar/other states. Demonstrated experience in successfully working across sectors (other than health) with senior government authorities, academic experts, national health partners, preferably in Bihar. Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and the Internet. Ability to work independently, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities while communicating, connecting, and collaborating with HQ and field office staff, subcontractors, and a broad coalition of government, NGO, and international project partners. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent problem-solving skills. Excellent writing, editorial, and communication skills, including strong presentation skills to report results to major donors. Competency in behavior change communications. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; fluency in Hindi also very strongly preferred. 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: apply online at https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15776/project-director%2c-alive-%26-thrive-bihar/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.

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SENIOR ANALYST - SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL SKILLS ASSESSMENT
PARIS

The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development has an opening for an experienced project manager to lead a team of analysts and be responsible for managing contracts for the development and implementation of the programme of work. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree or equivalent in education, social sciences or any other relevant discipline. At least eight years' experience acquired in research, education, government and/or international organizations, in the conceptualizing, development and implementation of research projects in the field of education. Sound knowledge of and proven experience in the application of survey methodologies involving large scale and longitudinal surveys. Proven ability to plan, co-ordinate and supervise projects and ensure timely delivery to deliver them to schedule and budget. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 8/16/15. Job Number: 09549

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SENIOR PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, EDUCATION AND PROTECTION
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA welcomes applicants who are looking for an exciting new challenge in their career. This role is ideal for someone looking to make a difference in the world and wants their next job to be dedicated to supporting communities as they work to break the cycle of poverty. Plan USA is looking for people who want to join a dynamic and growing team, who aren't afraid to take risks, and who believe that failure is the forerunner of innovation. The role provides many opportunities to grow your experience in technical support and program management, including chances to travel and to be involved in all aspects of support for proposals and project implementation. The Senior Associate will be primarily responsible for providing day-to-day management support to the work of the Education and Protection team. S/he will help manage grants from a range of donors, provide technical support to project staff in the field, participate in research projects, coordinate and review program documents, contribute to business development and may be called upon to represent Plan at meetings and events. The Senior Associate works as a member of the International Programs Team and plays a critical role in helping to implement field based programs. This position reports to the Program Director for Education and Protection. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Management and Support: Supports grant implementation in the field; Provides support with work planning, monitoring and evaluation, risk analysis, budget management and other program management issues; Supports and coordinates donor reporting; Maintains central program files for Plan USA institutional grants; Manages communications with partners and donors as requested; Manages small donor grants under the direction and guidance of program managers. Technical Support: Provides technical support to projects in the area of child protection (including countering trafficking, GBV and promoting social protection) and education (including early childhood development, early grade reading and community participation in education); Works with Plan country office staff and other members of Plan USA team to identify country office capacity needs; Supports the development of research projects and assists with documenting key lessons learned. Representation and Communications: Assists in organizing and coordinating Plan's participation in major US conferences; Responds to requests for information from the field or from partners; Liaises with other staff members to share information regarding projects, discuss field needs and develop strategies; Represents Plan to the international development community in the U.S. which may include speaking/ presenting on behalf of Plan, facilitating the attendance and participation of Plan field personnel, and networking with other attendees and presenters. New Business Development: Provides technical input in the areas of education and protection for institutional, corporate and foundation fundraising proposals, based on Plan USA protection and education priorities and strategies; Supports business development team to communicate Plan's strategies and successes in protection and education, and to respond to donor information requests; Supports strategic planning in new business and partnering; Provides support to individual fundraising, as necessary. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES: Master degree in international relations, international development, education, human rights, or related field; Three to five years of experience developing and implementing education or protection programs in developing countries (Senior Program Associate); Good communications skills in written and spoken English; In- depth knowledge of use of spreadsheet (Excel), word processing (Word), and presentation (PowerPoint) software; Must have the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, work well under pressure and meet deadlines; Experience with project management; Experience with gender and women's issues a plus; Interest in Plan's mission and strategic objectives; Knowledge and experience of working on USAID initiatives preferred; French language skills preferred. Physical and Mental Demands: International travel is expected up to 25 percent of the time, sometimes with short notice. The successful candidate must be resilient, capable of maintaining a calm, professional focus under busy and time-sensitive conditions. In turn, Plan strives to create a flexible work environment that allows for compensatory time for extensive travel and the privilege to work remotely at times, in accordance with our policy. Work environment: Plan offers a collaborative and engaging work atmosphere with opportunities exchange ideas with a diverse and passionate workforce, as well as to take initiatives. Plan USA operates in accordance with its core values of Accountability, Passion, Integrity, Respect and Excellence ("AsPIRE"). Plan seeks to fill this position as quickly as possible. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via our website: www.planusa.org/jobopps. The closing date is July 22, 2015.

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ASSET DEVELOPMENT SERVICES COORDINATOR
PORTLAND, OR

Mercy Corps has posted an opening for an Asset Development Services Coordinator who will assist the Asset Development Program by helping to administer Individual Development Accounts to participants. This position will include the review of business plans and teaching of business classes in Russian. REQUIRES: Fluent written and spoken Russian language skills required. 1-2 years' experience administrative work, preferably with databases. Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word and Excel. Demonstrated experience with a diverse client base of low-income people and their needs. Grant writing and grant reporting skills. For more information and to apply please go online to www.mercycorps.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 219717-927

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
CAMBRIDGE, MA

WorldTeach seeks a visionary, entrepreneurial, globally-minded Executive Director to lead the institution at a time of opportunity. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this non-profit partners with governments and other educational organizations to place volunteer teachers in developing countries. WorldTeach aims to meet local needs of the host country, primarily in the English language, as well as to promote responsible global citizenship. As a 29 year old organization, WorldTeach is recognized as a leader in the field among non-profit international education volunteer programs and is known for its personalized support and training. In 2014, WorldTeach sent 340 volunteers to 19 different countries to serve primarily in its year-long program but also in its summer programs. Together, those volunteers impacted the education of over 60,000 students. Since the organization began, over 7,000 volunteers have served with WorldTeach in 26 countries worldwide. Total assets exceed $3 million with $2 million in reserves. The primary source of revenue is payments through in-country partner countries and volunteers. The organization is led by an 11-member Board with international development and international education expertise and is administered by 25 full-time staff, eight of whom are based in the U.S., as well as a cadre of interns in the Cambridge office. The core work of the next Executive Director is to set an ambitious, yet sustainable course for the future, by improving the outreach and communications strategy to attract more volunteers, fostering new partnerships, and expanding in-country placements, while also strengthening current relationships with ministries of education. This leader will also seek out innovative program development, refine its customer service delivery, and develop partnerships and key relationships with stakeholders from across the US and around the globe to engage with WorldTeach, while ensuring that the organization maintains a strong commitment to international education and volunteer training. The Executive Director is the principal spokesperson for WorldTeach both domestically and internationally. The successful candidate will be a strategic, entrepreneurial-minded individual with experience leading an organization or a division of an international development or international exchange focused organization. WorldTeach has retained the executive search firm, Isaacson, Miller, to assist in this important search. All inquiries, nominations/ referrals, and resumes with cover letters, should be sent electronically and in confidence to: Rebecca Swartz, Principal; Morgan Sharoff, Associate; Isaacson, Miller, 263 Summer Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02210. Go to www.imsearch.com/5454 for more information and to apply. WorldTeach is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of applicants in its search.

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, FOUNDATIONS
ATLANTA, GA

CARE is seeking a Director of Development, Foundations. Professional Foundations provide CARE with significant revenue with which we operate some of our most innovative programs. From smaller foundations that often provide catalytic funding for some of our most cutting edge programs to large foundations like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that share CARE's aspiration to leverage learning for impact, foundation partnerships and the revenue they generate are integral to CARE's goal of multiplying impact. Managing a foundations portfolio requires the ability to gain an in- depth knowledge of CARE's programming, approaches, and learning methodologies as well as a savvy and strategic external approach to generate and foster new connections for CARE. This position also requires political savvy to navigate CARE and influence the decisions of program or technical colleagues, country offices and other units. Finally, while creative, this individual must follow internal processes and procedures that ensure effective internal coordination as well as compliance with financial management principles. A member of the 4-person team focused on Foundations, this person will carry a diverse portfolio of program areas. In addition, they will be responsible for cultivating new foundation partners to further the team's goal of diversifying its overall portfolio. RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS: Prospect Research and Cultivation; Concept and Proposal Development; Donor Stewardship; Internal Networking and Communications; Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS (Know-How): Undergraduate degree; 5-7 years of experience in any combination of foundation fundraising, project design/ management; proposal writing; program advisory or field work; Demonstrated success in outbound, self- initiated prospecting and qualifying; Experience successfully reporting in a matrixed environment; Capacity to facilitate internal decisions across multiple stakeholders as required to produce content for proposals; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills; Experience in fundraising, foundation relations, cultivating and stewardship of donors; Experience working as part of a team; Evidence of strong analytic skills; Computer literacy, including facility with Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office applications; Project design/ proposal writing for foundations or comparable donors; Advanced editing skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2734. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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COMMUNICATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT DIVISION DIRECTOR
WASHINGTON, DC

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a dynamic Division Director for a full-time, three-year, fixed-term, exempt, renewable appointment in its Communications and Knowledge Management Division (CKM). The successful candidate will provide intellectual and managerial leadership to a professional team handling various aspects of the communications and knowledge management functions and will develop, refine, and enhance the implementation of IFPRI's overall strategy in these areas. The CKM Director will work closely with the Director General and the senior management team on global, strategic, and innovative communications approaches and priorities, contributing to IFPRI's mission of ending hunger and reducing poverty through the application of cutting-edge communications and knowledge management concepts and delivery. This position is based at IFPRI headquarters in Washington, D.C. Essential Duties: Develop, implement, and monitor Institute-wide effective and innovative communications strategies to increase the impact of IFPRI's research on reducing hunger and poverty. Identify IFPRI core messages and ensure consistency of messages across the Institute. Provide overall direction and management of the various functions within CKM including public affairs, publication and knowledge management. Provide strategic input into flagship communication and outreach products, and ensure they are produced, disseminated, and promoted to the highest standards. Closely follow the external environment with regard to public opinion/trends and significant public policy issues, to propose and develop communications solutions that support IFPRI's mission and maintain the Institute's comparative advantage. Work with IFPRI project leaders and external partners/ stakeholders to define and coordinate unified project, country and region-specific communications and knowledge management strategies and activities, and ensure maximum synergies. Support the IFPRI-led CGIAR research programs and coordinate with the CGIAR on mutual and relevant communications and knowledge management activities. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, International Relations, or other relevant field, or equivalent; Master's degree preferred. Minimum of 10 years demonstrated successful experience in managing the overall communications function of an international organization or company. Substantive experience with a research organization is highly desirable. Demonstrated experience successfully leading, managing, supervising and developing a multicultural team of communications professionals in diverse functional areas. Significant and demonstrated professional writing and editing experience. Excellent presentation and facilitation skills; solid foundation in successful negotiating techniques. Demonstrated experience in developing innovative approaches. Demonstrated ability in coaching senior leaders to become effective spokespeople for an organization's mission and programs. Willingness and ability to travel internationally, particularly to developing countries (15-20%). IFPRI is one of the international agricultural research institutes organized under the umbrella of CGIAR. The mandate of IFPRI is to identify and analyze alternative national and international strategies and policies for meeting world food needs in ways that conserve the natural resource base, with emphasis on low income and on the poorer groups in the countries. IFPRI offers a multicultural, collegial research environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits. IFPRI is an international and equal opportunity organization and believes that diversity of its staff contributes to excellence. We encourage women and developing-country professionals to apply. TO APPLY: Go to www.ifpri.org. Click on "Careers" and "Other" to link to Position # 15-139 Communications and Knowledge Management Division Director, CKM. Please complete online application, including a complete curriculum vitae and a detailed letter of interest. Also complete section requesting three references. For more information on IFPRI, visit our website at www.ifpri.org

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CHIEF OF PARTY
PRISTINA, KOSOVO

World Learning seeks a Chief of Party for the USAID-funded Transformational Leadership Program - Scholarships and Partnerships (TLP-SP) to be based in Pristina, Kosovo. Duration: 3.5 years. Background: The purpose of the TLP-SP is to develop a cadre of leaders to drive significant change in Kosovo in priority economic, political, and social development areas. This high-profile program is part of a broader Transformational Leadership initiative and requires coordination with inter-related but separate projects. Key components of this program include: overseeing an Advisory Committee comprised of prominent stakeholders; strengthening university management and capacity in Kosovo; managing higher education scholarships for US graduate studies and professional certificates; and overseeing partnerships between US universities and selected faculties of the University of Pristina. The Chief of Party will be a dynamic senior-level professional with a proven track record of successfully managing complex international development and higher education projects in sensitive environments. Reporting to World Learning headquarters in Washington, DC and working very closely with USAID, the COP will be in charge of overall program operations and will represent the TLP-SP to stakeholders and at public events. Job Responsibilities: Provide overall leadership and direction for the program in Kosovo with a focus on managing for results, working to a high standard, and fostering a climate of accountability and transparency. Oversee program administration, implementation, and fiscal management in close collaboration with key team members. Coordinate overall communications with USAID/Kosovo, serving as Mission's principal contact. Manage and supervise team of local staff fostering a collegial work environment of continuous growth and improvement and excellent office morale. Prepare high-quality reports and other work products for USAID. Develop and manage relationships with key high-level stakeholders. Manage all activities related to the Advisory Committee. Provide leadership to overall project operations and reporting, ensuring a rigorously implemented program that complies with USAID regulations and local laws. Liaise with partner organizations, facilitate successful coordination and transparency of all organizational and individual training and capacity building activities. Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders in Kosovo and with US university partners as their work relates to in-country capacity-building activities. Report regularly to World Learning headquarters, providing timely updates of all situational and project developments. Regularly update donor on progression of programs. Other responsibilities as assigned. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree. Minimum 15 years of senior management experience on development projects that include education, university partnership, academic exchange, and/or organizational performance improvement components. Minimum five years prior experience as Chief of Party on a complex donor-funded project, preferably USAID. Strong experience in designing, implementing, and delivering development programs for results. In-depth knowledge of USAID policies, rules, and regulations. Experience in and knowledge of Kosovo or the region. Strong skills in financial, program, and personnel management. Excellent communication skills, including significant public speaking experience. Strong interpersonal skills; comfortable operating cross-culturally. Strong and positive team leadership experience. Strong work ethic. Demonstrated success working with diverse groups of high-level stakeholders from government, higher education, donor, civil society, and private sector communities. English fluency. Position to be filled as soon as possible. TO APPLY: Please transmit: CV or resume; cover letter (in English) with the post title on the subject line explaining why you are best qualified for this position; and three references within the last three years with current contact information (phone, mail address and email address). This is a re- posting and if you had previously applied, it is not necessary to do so again. Thank you. To apply: please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. If you do not see this position listed, please "search all." Only finalist candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

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REGIONAL TECHNICAL ADVISOR II -BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
CENTRAL AFRICA

Catholic Relief Services is seeking a Regional Technical Advisor II -Business Development. Location: Position location is flexible, with frequent travel to the Central Africa region; Band: D; FLSA: Exempt; Reports To: Deputy Regional Director for Program Quality; Estimated Length of Service: 3-4 years. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. Background: The Central Africa Regional Office (CARO) covers nine countries: Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda and Togo. In line with Agency strategy, primary programming sectors in CARO are agriculture livelihoods, health, and emergency preparedness and response, and most programs use a peacebuilding and governance approach to meeting objectives in these sectors. To help acquire the funding necessary to meet needs in the countries we serve, CARO is seeking a Business Development Specialist to support country programs in prepositioning, capture planning and proposal development across the nine Central Africa country programs. The BD position is a member of both the regional Program Quality team and global Resource Acquisition community, and will be responsible for identification and development of new funding opportunities and increasing CRS' capacity to respond to opportunities from a variety of donors. Working closely with the Deputy Regional Director for Program Quality (DRD/PQ), other Regional Technical Advisors (RTAs), Heads of Programming, Country Representatives and the headquarter-based Resource Acquisition Department (RAD), the BD Specialist will be responsible for: supporting regional and country efforts in planning strategically, promoting and building capacity in business development best practices in Central Africa, researching current and potential donors, gathering and managing information to support pursuit of opportunities, providing support to Country Programs to ensure sound project design and proposals, writing proposals and monitoring progress towards the region's growth objectives. Key Responsibilities: Resource Mobilization Action Plan (RMAP) Coordination: Implement the CARO RMAP, in close coordination with the DRD/PQ, updating it as necessary; support Country Programs in development of country-level growth plans. Support Country Programs in the development of appropriate and effective growth and fundraising strategies, including the development of country program marketing materials linked to key donor interests and country strategies. Coordinate with country programs to develop and maintain Donor Maps for priority sectors. Liaise with HQ-based Resource Acquisition Department (RAD) to ensure that relevant information relating to strategic growth is disseminated to Country Programs and Regional Technical Advisors and appropriate follow-up is carried out. Work with country, regional and HQ staff to analyze CARO past performance by donor, sector and region, with an emphasis on public resource proposal submission, success rates and lessons learned. Identify Funding Opportunities and Prepositioning: Identify new funding opportunities (in collaboration with Country Programs, Regional Office and HQ Resource Acquisition Department) in line with CRS priorities. Maintain a database of available technical consultants and TDYers across all of CARO's key programming sectors. Oversee CARO country programs' maintenance of opportunity pipeline, proposal submission, and donor intelligence on CRS' online project information management system. Advise the region and Country Programs on upcoming opportunities, capture planning processes, and other initiatives to better position country programs to successfully compete. Collaborate with relevant Chiefs of Party, Heads of Programming, Regional Technical Advisors and others to maintain up- to-date past performance references across all of CARO's key programming sectors. Collaborate with the RAD to maintain global past performance and corporate capacity statements, ensuring that CARO past performance and experiences are represented in these documents. Capture Planning: Train Country Program staff on the benefits of and how to capture plan. When significant funding opportunities are identified, work with Heads of Programming and Country Program business development staff to follow a capture planning process that is will generate useful information for decision-making, assessing and improving preparedness and competitiveness, and building the foundation for a preliminary project design. Coordinate participation of other regional and HQ staff to support Country Program to be prepared ahead of live funding opportunities. Proposal Design/Development: Engage with Country Programs and provide guidance and recommendations to help decide whether or not to pursue potential funding opportunities. Review Country Program Project Idea Notes for competitiveness. Support Country Programs in identifying and acquiring necessary resources (human and financial) to successfully respond to funding opportunities. Assist with development and negotiation of teaming agreements with potential partners. Provide direct assistance to Country Program staff in planning and managing proposal processes in line with CRS' Technical/Cost Application Guidance (TAG/CAG) and ensuring the technical leads follow CRS Project Package I (ProPack I). Manage the proposal review process Agency and CARO guidelines and return timely, consolidated feedback to country programs. Collaborate with regional Management Quality and Finance staff to align management/cost components of the proposal with CRS standards; donor regulation and guidelines. Capacity-Building and Coordination with Agency Business Development Community: Build the capacity-building of regional and Country Program staff in proposal development, including use of Cost/Technical Application Guidance, ProPack, and other relevant tools. Conduct cross-regional TDYs to support Agency-wide business development support. Collaborate with the Resource Acquisition Department and Human Resources department, as well as Regional Technical Advisors and other relevant regional staff, to develop/refine appropriate staff development materials (training, distance learning, self-study) for capacity-building of field staff resource acquisition. This includes capture planning, proposal development, donor representation and basic elements of public donor compliance. Provide formal training and regular mentoring to staff responsible for business development at the Country Program level. Contribute to building capacity of local partners to access funding for programs. Identify relevant internal and external training and learning opportunities and share with regional/ country program staff. Participate in agency-wide business development community learning and knowledge management by sharing experience and lessons learned virtually. In coordination with Country Programs, initiate internal After-Action Reviews of submitted proposals and pursue debriefs from funders on funding decisions to capture and document lessons learned in order to continually improve proposal processes. Regional Growth Analysis: Monitor regional growth and provide regular updates, including the production of a semi-annual growth report, to regional and HQ senior management. Ensure CARO's business development pipeline data and proposal submission records in the agency's online information management system are complete, accurate, and utilized to analyze growth performance and to inform revenue forecasts. Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Serves with Integrity; Models Stewardship; Cultivates Constructive Relationships; Promotes Learning. Program Manager Competencies: These are rooted in the mission, values and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Sets clear goals and manages toward them. Collaborates effectively with staff and stakeholders. Manages financial resources with integrity. Applies program quality standards to project design and organizational learning. Key Working Relationships: Internal: CARO Regional Director, CARO Deputy Regional Directors for Program Quality and Management Quality, HQ Resource Acquisition Department (RAD),Regional Finance Officer, Regional Technical Advisors from CARO and other regions, CARO Country Representatives, CARO Heads of Programming, Country Program technical staff and program managers, Public Donor Liaison, HQ Program Impact and Quality Assurance (PIQA) Technical Advisors. External: Potential partners, collaborators and contractors (local and international), consultants. Personal Skills: Highly effective oral and written communication skills. Strong cross-cultural and interpersonal skills. Experience in facilitating the capacity building of diverse groups of colleagues, including partners. Ability to work effectively, achieve results, and provide mentoring and support as part of a virtual team collaborating with global, regional and Country Program staff. Strong team coordination skills. Able to multi-task and track multiple priorities/ deadlines simultaneously. Detail-oriented and committed to producing high quality work under tight deadlines. Strong analytical skills, creative and strategic thinker. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in international development, or related field. Five years of relevant professional experience, with at least 3 years working in Africa. Demonstrated success in proposal coordination with international and local partners using participatory processes. Proven proposal writing skills. Demonstrated experience using diverse, proactive strategies to competitively position his/her organization for new funding and productive institutional relationships; Substantial experience pursuing USAID RFAs and other USG cooperative agreement mechanisms required. Experience pursuing USAID RFPs, non-USG funding, and private sector shared-value opportunities highly desirable. Experience designing and implementing proposal development training. Familiarity with Agriculture Livelihoods, Health and Emergency programming areas. Knowledge of CRS programs and Catholic Social Teaching a plus. Foreign Language Requirement: Fluency in written and spoken English required; strong oral French language skills essential. Travel Requirement: This position requires the ability to travel up to 50% of time within the Central African Region. Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. TO APPLY: apply online at https://www5.apply2jobs.com/CRS/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob &RID=2124&CurrentPage=1 EOE/M/F/D/V

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AMIDEAST
WASHINGTON, DC

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 excellent employment opportunities in its Washington, DC office. TO APPLY: Please visit the career section of our website, noted below, to view the job descriptions for each position. Please provide a resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our website, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/. No phone calls please. EOE/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

COORDINATOR, EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAMS
WASHINGTON, DC

The Coordinator of Education Abroad is the key link between AMIDEAST Headquarters in Washington, DC and institutions sending students on AMIDEAST sponsored programs as well as with AMIDEAST field office staff members delivering programs in the Middle East and North Africa. REQUIRES: The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree and 3-5 years of relevant professional education abroad experience; academic study, employment, or extensive and substantive travel abroad, preferably in the Middle East/ North Africa; project management and budget experience as well as excellent computer, research and interpersonal skills. The person must be able to effectively multi-task; have the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment; meet tight deadlines and possess strong problem-solving skills. Excellent written and oral communication skill are also required.

PROGRAM ASSISTANT, EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAMS
WASHINGTON, DC

The person in this position will develop knowledge of education abroad programs and will provide general administrative support for senior and program staff. The Program Assistant provides key financial backstopping for AMIDEAST sponsored programs in the Middle East and North Africa. REQUIRES: To be considered for this opportunity, you will have to have a bachelor's degree; accounting or budgeting and database management experience. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented; have the ability to work well under pressure; be a self-starter and a team player. Excellent oral and written communication skills are also a requirement. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel are also a must in addition to excellent interpersonal skills.

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CHIEF OF PARTY
ARLINGTON, VA

UNITED NATIONS EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL
ORGANIZATION

CHIEF OF SECTION
PARIS

DIRECTOR OF OFFICE & REPRESENTATIVE
TO IRAQ
BAGHDAD, IRAQ

SPANISH EDITOR
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR PARTNERSHIP SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

ASSISTANT, INFORMATION & KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

ASSET DEVELOPMENT SERVICES COORDINATOR
PORTLAND, OR

SENIOR DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE, FOUNDATION RELATIONS
NEW YORK

DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICAL MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE
ARLINGTON, VA

MARKETING MANAGER
UNITED KINGDOM

NEW BUSINESS SPECIALIST I
BETHESDA, MD

TECHNICAL ADVISOR, NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

EDUCATION ABROAD COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

CHIEF, MEMBER STATES LIAISON AND PROTOCOL OFFICE
ROME

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, FOUNDATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR CONSULTANCY ROSTER
SARAJEVO

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
BANGKOK

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

TECHNICAL OFFICER I
DURHAM, NC

TECHNICAL ADVISOR I
WASHINGTON, DC

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE FOR ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST:
COMMUNICATIONS
BALTIMORE, MD

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND EXTERNAL
RELATIONS
BALTIMORE, MD

SENIOR WRITER, AID EFFECTIVENESS
WASHINGTON, DC

ADVISOR, EFFECTIVE AID PARTNERSHIPS
WASHINGTON, DC

RESEARCH COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

FACE TO FACE FUNDRAISING MANAGER
NEW YORK, NY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
SEATTLE, WA OR WASHINGTON, DC

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND DIGITAL MEDIA ASSOCIATE,
MALARIA VACCINE INITIATIVE
WASHINGTON, DC

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