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SENIOR MANAGER, FOUNDATION RELATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA is seeking a Senior Foundation Relations Manager who is a key member of the Foundation Relations team within the Business Development Unit of Plan International USA. The Manager will support the growth of the foundation funding portfolio of Plan USA by managing the cultivation of top priority US-based foundation prospects and donors, with particular focus on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Manager will be responsible for relationship building, grant proposals, and donor stewardship of assigned accounts. Funding secured from these accounts will contribute to a five-year strategy and revenue growth target for foundations, helping to diversify Plan USA's funding base and expand its work on behalf of children and communities worldwide. QUALIFICATIONS and Experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in philanthropy or fundraising required with demonstrated management responsibilities. Minimum of 2 years in international work or volunteer experience working overseas is strongly preferred. Previous employment at a US-based foundation such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, or significant responsibility for managing these accounts, is strongly preferred. MA in international development, public health, or a relevant field required. Believe passionately in Plan International's mission, vision and values. Strong working knowledge of international development. Experience within Plan International's programmatic sectors preferred. Strong working knowledge of the international development donor community, particularly foundations. Strong relationships and/or familiarity with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation preferred. Demonstrated success in achieving fundraising revenue goals, and closing six- and seven-figure private philanthropy grants. Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills. Grant proposal development experience required (from concept note to closure). Ability to think critically, objectively, analytically, and strategically. Attention to detail and timeliness in correspondence with donors and colleagues. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with an international staff, including colleagues from different functions/ cultures. Ability to maintain accountability and work independently while functioning as part of a cooperative and coordinated team. Previous experience supervising staff preferred. High level computer literacy. Able to speak a second language (French or Spanish) preferred. Ability to travel (domestically and internationally). TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume via our website www.planusa.org/jobopps. Closing date is November 30, 2014.

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PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP EXPERTS
WORLDWIDE

Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is calling for the qualified CVs of Public Private Partnership Experts for anticipated projects and future worldwide opportunities. The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Expert will provide technical and support resources to opportunities and projects within Crown Agents' core consulting sectors, namely Procurement Advisory Services. PPP Experts will be required to develop and submit deliverables per clients' specifications and the TOR of projects. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 7 or more years of experience in the field of complex PPP policy, design and implementation or capacity building, and be in possession of a related advanced degree. QUALIFICATIONS: Proven ability to develop and implement innovative solutions to training and skills development. Strong writing skills and prior work experience developing training material on PPP/ PFI related topics. Demonstrable prior experience training government officials and/or private sector investors and banks in PPP and PFI related topics. Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues and clients, including the ability to explain complex technical PPP solutions. Former related work history successfully reviewing and developing appropriate PPP guidelines and regulations; inclusive of reviewing and advising clients (both public and private sectors) on potential PPP projects. History of supporting governments with PPP procurements and contract management; history of supporting private companies in the PPP project proposals. Ability to work within defined timescales and meet strict deadlines. High level of competence with standard Microsoft office software and general computer literacy required. Ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the range of stakeholders involved in PPPs. Relevant Degree qualification in a business, finance, law, education & training, or international development related subject required. Advanced Degree qualification in a business, finance, law, education & training, or international development related subject desirable. TO APPLY: to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. Include your name, along with "#1493, Public Private Partnership Expert", in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.

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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND TALENT ASSOCIATE
SILVER SPRING, MD

Global Communities, formerly CHF International, has posted an opening for a Program Development and Talent Associate who reports directly to the Director of Development and Technical Services and contributes to new business development efforts by writing proposal sections, recruiting for specialists, performing research, corresponding with field offices, coordinating with partner organizations, providing administrative support, and assisting with other duties as assigned. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in related field. Experience writing proposals/ grants in an international non-profit organization preferred. Knowledge of donor proposal guidelines, specifically USAID. For more information and to apply please go to www.chfhq.org. Vacancy no: 2223

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NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
SAN DIEGO, CA

Project Concern International (DBA PCI), an international, public health, development and humanitarian assistance non-governmental organization (NGO), is seeking a grant proposal and resource development professional with superior writing, analytical and organizational skills. The New Business Development Officer (NBDO) is a permanent, full-time assignment, based at the PCI headquarters in San Diego, CA. The position reports to the Manager of the New Business Development Unit. The New Business Development Officer (NBDO), as a member of the New Business Development Unit (NBDU), is responsible for the following resource development functions: (1) proposal planning, development and submission; (2) resource development planning; (3) prospecting, positioning, relationship cultivation and donor stewardship; and (4) supporting NBDU systems, tools and trainings. Specifically, the NBDO, working in close coordination with Technical Officers, Country Program Directors and Operations Officers, as well as other NBDU staff, will coordinate and manage the development, compilation and submission of proposals, including: major US Government (USAID, USDA, etc.) and foundation submissions and other complex proposals; research, analyze and disseminate information on time-sensitive requests for applications (RFAs) as well as on potential private foundations/ donors for PCI's programs; and support the updating of the proposal submission module and donor contact records in Salesforce and other NBDU/PCI systems. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Proposal Planning, Development and Submission (50-65% LOE): In coordination with Technical Officers, Country Program Directors, Operations Officers and other staff, provides facilitative leadership in the development of program designs and their translation into winning proposals. Write and edit content for successful funding proposals, including development of multiple annexes/ attachments. Facilitate the effective coordination of complex proposal teams, including drafting and managing task lists and provision of clear communication for optimal coordination of the overall process. Facilitate and support the formalization of partnerships for PCI (MOU, teaming agreements, letters of commitment, etc.) and the recruitment of consultants and key personnel. Maintain proposal quality and total compliance with RFA/donor requirements, including timely submissions of electronic and hard copy applications. Manage document version control and sequencing of reviews, ensuring quality and timely submission. Facilitate debriefs for proposal teams and work to apply lessons learned to continuously improve the quality of future submissions. Pursuit Planning and Follow-up (10-15% LOE): Plan and lead implementation of Pursuit resource development workshops for assigned countries, technical sectors and PCI initiatives. Lead the follow-up process to ensure effective implementation of Pursuit plans, including tracking progress toward targets and scheduling regular check-ins with relevant field and technical staff to continually facilitate their engagement. Identify and implement resource development best practices and process improvements. Prospecting, Positioning, Relationship Cultivation and Donor Stewardship (15-20% LOE): Identify, track, analyze and share relevant US Government and private foundation and donor funding opportunities with appropriate staff. Provide analysis and recommendations for bid decisions, and facilitate timely Go/No-Go bid decision-making. Develop and contribute to targeted written materials to support PCI's positioning efforts with potential donors and partners. Contribute and as needed, lead to the development of donor reports, particularly for private donors, ensuring compliance with donor requirements and supporting PCI's positioning efforts to secure continued funding from current donors. Implement effective donor stewardship through correspondence, identifying opportunities for donor recognition, and other appropriate relationship cultivation efforts. NBDU Systems, Tools and Trainings (10-15% LOE): Capture, track and manage key donor information in Salesforce database, contributing to cross departmental efforts to improve the use of information (i.e. through information analysis, development of reports, trainings, etc.). Track and analyze past performance and "hit rates" on donor and proposal submissions to inform decision-making on setting future donor targets and proposal development (Pursuit) strategies. Monitor and report on the status of proposal submissions, including providing updates about proposals under review, pending submissions, recent funding obtained, submission hit rates, etc. Gather content from proposals, reports and correspondence with the field and adapt for various purposes, including proposals, promotional/ marketing pieces, board reports, etc. Lead new staff orientation and onboarding processes to orient each to their role in new business development. Special Initiatives and Other Individual Responsibilities (5-10% LOE): Oversee interns and temporary staff as needed. Contribute to, draft, edit and organize the development of content for ad hoc reports. Responsible for other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: May require domestic and international travel. May require occasional night and weekend work. May supervise staff. Required Experience: Bachelor's degree in social sciences, international development/ relations or public health or related field or Technical Training and 4+ years of additional relevant work experience. 4-6 years professional experience with a minimum of 2 years in a similar role. Superior writing and editing skills. Excellent interpersonal communication and coordination skills. Detail oriented and strong analytical skills. Demonstrated experience writing and coordinating grant proposals, preferably in international development, public health and/or disaster assistance/ relief. Demonstrated experience with US Government (USG) - including USAID, USDA, Department of State, DHHS - and private foundation funding mechanisms and solicitations. Demonstrated experience identifying and cultivating relationships with donors and their representatives that resulted in successful (funded) proposals. Demonstrated experience in the developing and reviewing budgets and budget narratives. Strong time management and organizational skills, including ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks independently. Ability to work independently as well as an integral part of a team. Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and electronic communication systems (Outlook, IM, Skype, etc.), and strong Internet research skills. Familiarity with database programs; experience working with Salesforce a plus. Desired Qualifications: Graduate work or degree in social sciences, international development/ relations or public health or related field. Bilingual English/ Spanish. Supervisory experience. TO APPLY: How to Apply: https://pciglobal- openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=201&compa ny_id=16566&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992273&aid=1

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COMMUNICATIONS & CONTENT MANAGER
ARLINGTON, VA

MSI is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, and innovative communications professional to support MSI's external marketing platforms. This position will report directly to the Senior Vice President for Strategic Communications and External Relations. S/he will be responsible for creating and managing content for the web and other communications products and marketing pursuits. S/he must be an outstanding manager of projects and a creative and precise writer/editor. S/he should have experience writing and editing various forms. S/he should be able to work within in a collaborative team setting and approach new and existing projects proactively. This is an excellent opportunity for a digital communications professional or international affairs communications specialist to promote MSI's international work. This position will require the ability to work in every aspect of content generation, from inception and creation to completion. Please note: Applicants must be based in the DC area or willing to relocate; relocation package not offered for this position. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree with at least seven years of relevant experience. A master's degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a related field preferred. Creative thinker and content creator that can simplify jargon or technical information into more understandable and interesting stories; comprehension of readability metrics is a plus. Ability to harness new and existing digital platforms with ease to tell our story effectively. Full comprehension of CMS software, especially WordPress, and understanding of HTML coding. Expertise in creating and analyzing social media platforms, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Hootsuite, Klout, ThingLink, SoundCloud, YouTube and more. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of international development; familiarity with USAID, State Department, and other international donors is a plus. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com.

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SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR
WASHINGTON, DC

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc. (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for a Senior Communications Advisor, Bureau of Global Health, Office of HIV/AIDS, United States Agency for International Development. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Senior Communications Advisor is responsible for managing and directing all internal and external communications for the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) within USAID's Global Health (GH) Bureau. USAID is one of the key implementing agencies of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a U.S. government initiative coordinated by the Department of State's Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC). Through OHA, USAID works closely with OGAC, other implementing agencies and partners as well as across the entire agency to contribute to PEPFAR's strategic priorities in response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic and goal of reaching an AIDS-free Generation (AFG). This is a senior level and highly visible position critical to the overall management and functioning of a very busy, large and dynamic office. The individual will work closely with senior leadership in OHA and the GH and Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) Bureaus to provide communications counsel and develop the agency's AFG communications strategy, ensuring that clear and consistent messages and information about the program are communicated in a proactive and timely fashion to both internal and external audiences. Externally, this position requires regular coordination across U.S. government agencies and with implementing partners, advocates, multilateral organizations, other key global health decision makers and the media. Internally, the position requires coordination across numerous offices and bureaus, and on occasion, with the Executive Office. The position also requires regular interaction with field staff responsible for country-specific outreach activities, and oversees a team assigned to managing day-to-day inquiries, information requests and implementation. DUTIES: Communications Strategy, Vision and Leadership: Develop and oversee implementation of annual strategic AFG communications plan; broaden awareness of GH's AFG programs both internally and externally; increase visibility across key stakeholder audiences. Develop calendar of events and oversee timeline and implementation. Key milestones include publication and report launches, data releases, conferences, observance days and high-level and end-of-project meetings that promote USAID's technical leadership and cultivate meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and other influencers. Identify internal and external challenges and emerging issues that require attention, rapid response and crisis communications. Work with leadership and staff to recognize opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them. Serve as a key member of the communications and senior management teams within OHA and LPA. Attend weekly and bi-weekly meetings. Identify linkages, key deliverables and opportunities where AFG messages can be amplified. Serve as a senior communications counselor to leadership. Operations: Message & Collateral Development: Provide strategic input and contribute to the development of AFG messages. Oversee creation of collateral and leverage internal and external communication channels, including social media, website and intranet, fact sheets, newsletters, country profiles, success stories, blogs and internal briefing documents to amplify and communicate those messages. Media and Stakeholder Relations: Exercise judgment to prioritize media and other external third-party stakeholder opportunities. Actively engage, cultivate and manage opportunities to ensure positive stories and media placements. Coordinate responses and oversee development of talking points, speeches, press releases, Q&As, presentations and other relevant materials. Manage relationship with HIV and AIDS advocates, and other key stakeholders, and identify opportunities for engagement with GH and OHA leadership. Budget and Planning: Oversee communications budget, working closely with contract/ activity managers to manage relationship with outside partner. Plan, project and track workplans. Guidelines & Processes: Contribute to agency-wide protocols around branding, clearances and other operations-related processes. Develop guidelines that communicate new protocols to staff, particularly around PEPFAR branding, approval processes and clearances of classified, internal documents. Event Planning: Work across the inter-agency, agency and GH to leverage AFG leadership and technical expertise for high-level and other relevant events and meetings. Oversee logistics and flow of activities. Information Requests: Ensure timely responses to internal and external information requests, including monthly reports, briefers, scheduling requests, and action memos designed for GH senior leadership and the Executive Office. Coordinate across GH on congressional and inter-agency inquiries. Staff Meetings: Provide direction on agenda for bi-weekly staff meetings for OHA and monthly AFG meetings for GH. Team Development and Coordination: Coordinate a communications team to support the development and execution of a the AFG communications strategy. Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality. Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basis. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: Dynamic senior communications professional with a minimum of 10-15 years of progressively responsible global experience. Preferred knowledge in the public health and/or international development sector. Desired Master's or required Bachelor's in a relevant discipline (public affairs, communications, journalism, public health) with equivalent work experience. Demonstrated expertise in strategic communication planning with ability to triage and monitor 'big picture' while attending to minute details. Ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences using the best distribution channels. A strong practitioner who thrives on a fast pace environment and managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently. Relationship builder with flexibility and finesse to 'manage by influence'. High energy, maturity and leadership with ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and implementation levels. Proven record of excellent organizational, management, and interpersonal skills; strong technical writing and editing skills. Willingness to travel internationally. US Citizenship required. Security Clearance Requested: SECRET. This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. TO APPLY: CAMRIS International and IAP World Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at https://careers-camris.icims.com. Application Deadline: Open until filled. CAMRIS and IAP are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
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 an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Officer in its Washington, DC office. Working with other members of the Business Development team, the Business Development 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 budgets 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. TO APPLY: Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our on-line applicant tracking system, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND LEARNING COORDINATOR
BAMAKO, MALI

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 http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 484. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
WATERTOWN, MA

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: http://www.pathfinder.org/about-us/careers/employment-opportunities/. 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.

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CHIEF GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT AND STRATEGY OFFICER/EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
WASHINGTON, DC

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 www.pactworld.org. 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.

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DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC COLLABORATIONS
UNITED KINGDOM, LONDON

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 www.rti.org/jobs. TO APPLY: Qualified Candidates are invited to apply at www.rti.org/job15602

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE SERVICES & TESTING REPRESENTATIVE
SAUDI ARABIA

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, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/ . Please provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

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PROGRAM OFFICER, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
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 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, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/ . Please provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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