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Democracy Building; Governance; Legal Reform; & Foreign Policy Jobs


Copyright 2014. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.


GENDER IN EMERGENCIES ADVISOR
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

CARE is seeking a Gender in Emergencies Advisor who will be the Country Office's focal point for ensuring these strategic objectives are followed and incorporated in all program planning and implementation. Expected Travel: up to 50%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. CARE and partners will promote gender- sensitive programming at all stages including targeting, prioritization, participation and monitoring. In addition, CARE and partners will endeavor to assess, design and implement appropriate actions to support men and women to cope with the specific challenges they endure. The position will be guided by the CI GIE Strategy and ensure that CARE South Sudan's approach to GIE is consistent with our global approach. The Gender Advisor will mainly focus on the programme of Peace Under Construction alongside with other country programmes to support and lead in gender issues. The Peace under Construction Programme will address strengthening local capacities for peace building and gender empowerment, improving government capacity and legitimacy and creating a peace-dividend for women and youth to eliminate the breeding ground for violent conflict and gender based violence and, thereby, laying the basis for structural poverty reduction in South Sudan. Primary Responsibilities: Ensure gender-sensitive programming across CARE's work; Capacity Building of staff and partners related to Gender Sensitivity; Contribute to gender sensitive program development; Coordination and Advocacy. PRIMARY SKILLS: Development studies and experience with organizational assessment and development. At least five years working in gender sensitive programming and gender in conflict environment or equivalent experience. Five to ten years of experience in not-for-profit organization with experience in complex emergency environments. Extensive experience conducting gender analysis and implementation of gender sensitive approaches. Experience in training and/or coaching of civil society organizations. Excellent communication and writing skills. Strong networking capability. Ability to organize and facilitate training sessions. Ability to develop capacity building frameworks and work plans. Experience in designing gender programs. Good analytical skills including data analysis and good reporting/ writing skills. Language - Arabic. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 488. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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PROGRAM OFFICER
NEW YORK

The Open Society Public Health Program seeks a full-time Program Officer in its New York office to lead work at the intersection of law and health. This position would support the use of legal strategies to advance the health and human rights of socially excluded groups. The Program Officer will be responsible for strategy development and grantmaking for PHP and for developing the connections between PHP and the broader priorities of OSF. Work is carried out independently/ under general supervision. REQUIRES: Law degree and four to five years of experience using legal strategies to advance human rights; Strong background advancing social justice through legal advocacy, including legal services, strategic litigation, human rights documentation and advocacy, and law reform; Commitment to using the law progressively to advance health and human rights objectives and interest in the intersection of human rights with access to medicines and palliative care; Knowledge of key organizations and networks active in the field of health and human rights; Experience working with non- governmental organizations and interest in organizational development; Experience in grant making or project management; Experience working globally and in multiple regions. Skills: Ability to work effectively and efficiently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, troubleshoot and follow projects through to completion, with strict deadlines and without loss of attention to detail, budget and reporting; Flexibility and adaptability to change; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Excellent organizational and analytical skills; Excellent interpersonal skills and sensitivity to cultural differences; Excellent computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office and experience with internet research and database management; Effectively work as a team member and independently, with a high-level of self-motivation and ability to set and meet goals; Show discretion and ability to handle confidential issues; Pleasant, diplomatic manner and disposition in interacting with colleagues and the general public. TO APPLY: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements by October 24, 2014 to: humanresources@opensocietyfoundations.org. Include job code PO-PHP in subject line. The Open Society Foundations is an equal opportunity employer.

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POLICY LIAISON ADVISOR
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

Concordis International has posted an opening for a Policy Liaison Advisor in Juba. Concordis International has been engaged in South Sudan and Sudan since 1999, facilitating dialogue between actors on different sides of conflict. In 2009, Concordis established an office in Juba to deepen our engagement in peace and conflict issues in South Sudan and Sudan. Since 2010 our work has focused increasingly on peacebuilding along the South Sudan-Sudan border, specifically within the context of cross-border migration. We do this by working with local communities on both sides of the borderline and simultaneously engaging high-level actors in South Sudan and Sudan to ensure the formation of policies and practices in the interest of local communities and overall peaceful relations between the two countries. The Policy Liaison Advisor will be responsible for the project's strategic communications, government liaison, advocacy of the key recommendations resulting from Concordis-facilitated dialogues, and analysis of national/ international developments relevant to the programme. This position is pivotal for the establishment and nourishment of key high-level relationships and overall program design to ensure continuity across activities and policy areas. The ideal candidate has considerable analytical and technical experience in peacebuilding, as well as diplomacy and policy development. This role offers the chance to contribute to policy development and cross-border peace processes. TO APPLY: For full details please go to our website recruitment page and download the full Job Description, person Specification and Application form. http://concordis-international.org/about-us/jobs- and-internships/. Send application form to hr@concordis-international.org. The closing date is 31st October 2014.

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CHIEF TECHNICAL ADVISOR - ELECTORAL REFORM PROGRAMME
DHAKA, BANGLADESH

The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Chief Technical Advisor, Electoral Reform Programme (P-5) in Bangladesh. The Chief Technical Adviser (CTA) under the supervision of the Country Director will provide high quality strategic advice to the Chief Election Commissioner on overall electoral matters. She/he will also provide strategic directions for the development of electoral policy and reform and the consolidation of institutional capacity of the ECB. The SEMB is a key pillar for the Governance Cluster of UNDP Bangladesh. The CTA will play an essential role as interlocutors to build synergies and enhance cooperation with other programmes and stakeholders. REQUIRES: Master's degree related to democratic governance and development such as political science, economics and other relevant areas of social science. A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience including of professional experience in senior programme/ project management in the field of elections. Proven capacity and experience in providing electoral advice in developing countries in transitional contexts. Prior experience in managing and coordinating multi-donor electoral assistance project (design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation). Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 10/31/14.

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SENIOR RESEARCHER
NEW YORK OR WASHINGTON, DC

Human Rights Watch has posted an opening for highly-qualified applicants for the position of Senior Researcher. REQUIRES: An advanced (graduate) degree in international relations, journalism, law, Latin American regional studies, social sciences and/or extensive experience in human rights or related work are required. Minimum five years' experience working on human rights or related issues, preferably in Latin America. Fluency in English and Spanish are required. For more information and to apply visit www.hrw.org/en/about/jobs/.

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GOVERNANCE AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR
BANGKOK, THAILAND

Pact is seeking a Governance and Institutional Development Advisor to provide lead technical direction and assistance for the design and implementation of the Mekong Partnership for the Environment project activities. The ideal candidate will advise the team on strengthening regional platforms, policy development, engagement with government stakeholders, and multi-stakeholder dialogue. S/he should be a team player, knowledgeable about environmental governance issues in the Lower Mekong Subregion, have a strong network, and produce high quality presentations and written material. MPE's goal is to advance informed dialogues between government, civil society organizations, and private sector stakeholders in Lower Mekong partner countries, on the anticipated social and environmental costs and benefits of large-scale regional development projects. Regional travel is required with this position. Responsibilities: Manage and oversee project design and implementation for all activities related to strengthening regional platforms, policy development, and engagement with government stakeholders. Collaborate closely with other team members and partners in the development of multi-stakeholder dialogues, public participation, and partnership building. Provide lead technical direction in activity planning to strengthen platforms and develop capacity for multi-stakeholder participation in development decision-making, including for example: advising regional bodies (e.g. ASEAN, MRC, ADB/GMS, LMI) on environmental standards and/or civil society engagement; building understanding of alternative development scenarios and perspectives; supporting and/or initiating multi-stakeholder advisory groups, task forces, issue hearings or assemblies; supporting action research on public participation in development decisions; and assisting development of private sector working groups. Participate in program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic progress reporting. Develop concept notes and scopes of work for activity design and implementation, and manage technical consultants as necessary. Contribute to staff training and capacity development. Serve as a Pact liaison to partners, government representatives, and other project stakeholders. Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, reporting and implementation for the sector activities. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated working experience in institutional strengthening, policy development, public participation, multi-stakeholder dialogues, engagement with regional platforms, and/or partnership building, particularly in the environmental/ natural resource management and/or infrastructure sector(s) in Asia, or experience with projects of similar scope. Minimum 10 years of work experience required. Proven experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of activities on similar-size international donor-supported programs, preferably USAID funded. A graduate degree (Master's Degree or higher) in Environmental science, public policy, environmental law, international relations, or a relevant field of study. Proven ability to communicate, coordinate and effectively facilitate constructive engagement with diverse stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations, academics, and private sector companies. Proven track record of success in managing, coaching, and mentoring staff in an international setting, particularly within non-profit organizations. Proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government, and international NGOs and local CSOs. Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders. A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. Fluency in English required. Proficiency in a local Mekong language is preferred. Knowledge of USAID program management policies and procedures is preferred. Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of the Lower Mekong Subregion strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0110. 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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GOVERNANCE AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR
BANGKOK, THAILAND

Pact is seeking a Governance and Institutional Development Advisor to provide lead technical direction and assistance for the design and implementation of the Mekong Partnership for the Environment project activities. The ideal candidate will advise the team on strengthening regional platforms, policy development, engagement with government stakeholders, and multi-stakeholder dialogue. S/he should be a team player, knowledgeable about environmental governance issues in the Lower Mekong Subregion, have a strong network, and produce high quality presentations and written material. MPE's goal is to advance informed dialogues between government, civil society organizations, and private sector stakeholders in Lower Mekong partner countries, on the anticipated social and environmental costs and benefits of large-scale regional development projects. Regional travel is required with this position. Responsibilities: Manage and oversee project design and implementation for all activities related to strengthening regional platforms, policy development, and engagement with government stakeholders. Collaborate closely with other team members and partners in the development of multi-stakeholder dialogues, public participation, and partnership building. Provide lead technical direction in activity planning to strengthen platforms and develop capacity for multi-stakeholder participation in development decision-making, including for example: advising regional bodies (e.g. ASEAN, MRC, ADB/GMS, LMI) on environmental standards and/or civil society engagement; building understanding of alternative development scenarios and perspectives; supporting and/or initiating multi-stakeholder advisory groups, task forces, issue hearings or assemblies; supporting action research on public participation in development decisions; and assisting development of private sector working groups. Participate in program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic progress reporting. Develop concept notes and scopes of work for activity design and implementation, and manage technical consultants as necessary. Contribute to staff training and capacity development. Serve as a Pact liaison to partners, government representatives, and other project stakeholders. Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, reporting and implementation for the sector activities. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated working experience in institutional strengthening, policy development, public participation, multi-stakeholder dialogues, engagement with regional platforms, and/or partnership building, particularly in the environmental/ natural resource management and/or infrastructure sector(s) in Asia, or experience with projects of similar scope. Minimum 10 years of work experience required. Proven experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of activities on similar-size international donor-supported programs, preferably USAID funded. A graduate degree (Master's Degree or higher) in Environmental science, public policy, environmental law, international relations, or a relevant field of study. Proven ability to communicate, coordinate and effectively facilitate constructive engagement with diverse stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations, academics, and private sector companies. Proven track record of success in managing, coaching, and mentoring staff in an international setting, particularly within non-profit organizations. Proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government, and international NGOs and local CSOs. Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders. A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. Fluency in English required. Proficiency in a local Mekong language is preferred. Knowledge of USAID program management policies and procedures is preferred. Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of the Lower Mekong Subregion strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0110. 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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DEPUTY COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE
MANILA, PHILIPPINES

The Asia Foundation is seeking a Deputy Country Representative for its office in Manila, Philippines. The Deputy Country Representative is a senior position, overseeing programs and operations funded by public and private donors. The Deputy Country Representative will be actively involved in all areas of the Foundation's operations, including financial, administrative, and personnel management, as well as help to oversee program development in the Foundation's core areas of assistance: Local Governance, Law & Human Rights, Conflict Management, Economic Reform, Persons with Disabilities, Electoral Reform, Education Policy, and Disaster Risk Reduction. The Deputy Country Representative also assists the Country Representative and the Senior Deputy Country Representative in representing The Asia Foundation with the Philippines government, public sector institutions, civil society partners, donors, diplomatic missions, and media. The Deputy is sometimes called on to support Program Directors in program design, monitoring, implementation, and reporting. REQUIREMENTS: Experience and Skills: Minimum seven years of progressively responsible professional experience, or the equivalent, in managing large international development programs and staff in Asia with private, public, bi-lateral or multi-lateral development institutions and/or non-profit organizations. Experience in human resource management, financial management and budget control, and strategic planning. Demonstrated management, team building, and supervisory skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong proposal and report writing ability. Proven fundraising ability. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Effective interpersonal and intercultural skills. Living and working experience in Asia. Preferred: Language proficiency in a Philippine language. Education and Technical Expertise: Graduate degree in relevant field. Technical expertise in one of the Foundation's core areas of assistance, as listed above. TO APPLY: Applications should be submitted by visiting our website: www.asiafoundation.org and selecting "Employment Opportunities." The application deadline is October 22, 2014. The Foundation offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.

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GOVERNANCE AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR
BANGKOK, THAILAND

Pact is seeking a Governance and Institutional Development Advisor to provide lead technical direction and assistance for the design and implementation of the Mekong Partnership for the Environment project activities. The ideal candidate will advise the team on strengthening regional platforms, policy development, engagement with government stakeholders, and multi-stakeholder dialogue. S/he should be a team player, knowledgeable about environmental governance issues in the Lower Mekong Subregion, have a strong network, and produce high quality presentations and written material. MPE's goal is to advance informed dialogues between government, civil society organizations, and private sector stakeholders in Lower Mekong partner countries, on the anticipated social and environmental costs and benefits of large-scale regional development projects. Regional travel is required with this position. Responsibilities: Manage and oversee project design and implementation for all activities related to strengthening regional platforms, policy development, and engagement with government stakeholders. Collaborate closely with other team members and partners in the development of multi-stakeholder dialogues, public participation, and partnership building. Provide lead technical direction in activity planning to strengthen platforms and develop capacity for multi-stakeholder participation in development decision-making, including for example: advising regional bodies (e.g. ASEAN, MRC, ADB/GMS, LMI) on environmental standards and/or civil society engagement; building understanding of alternative development scenarios and perspectives; supporting and/or initiating multi-stakeholder advisory groups, task forces, issue hearings or assemblies; supporting action research on public participation in development decisions; and assisting development of private sector working groups. Participate in program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic progress reporting. Develop concept notes and scopes of work for activity design and implementation, and manage technical consultants as necessary. Contribute to staff training and capacity development. Serve as a Pact liaison to partners, government representatives, and other project stakeholders. Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, reporting and implementation for the sector activities. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated working experience in institutional strengthening, policy development, public participation, multi-stakeholder dialogues, engagement with regional platforms, and/or partnership building, particularly in the environmental/ natural resource management and/or infrastructure sector(s) in Asia, or experience with projects of similar scope. Minimum 10 years of work experience required. Proven experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of activities on similar-size international donor-supported programs, preferably USAID funded. A graduate degree (Master's Degree or higher) in Environmental science, public policy, environmental law, international relations, or a relevant field of study. Proven ability to communicate, coordinate and effectively facilitate constructive engagement with diverse stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations, academics, and private sector companies. Proven track record of success in managing, coaching, and mentoring staff in an international setting, particularly within non-profit organizations. Proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government, and international NGOs and local CSOs. Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders. A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. Fluency in English required. Proficiency in a local Mekong language is preferred. Knowledge of USAID program management policies and procedures is preferred. Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of the Lower Mekong Subregion strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0110. 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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More Jobs In International Career Employment Weekly

Subscribers to International Career Employment Weekly will receive details on the following additional Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy vacancies, in the October 17, 2014 issue of ICEW:


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DEPUTY DIRECTOR
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DIRECTOR, ETHICS
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DISARMAMENT, DEMOBILIZATION AND REINTEGRATION OFFICER
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COUNSELLOR
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OFFICER, LOGISTICS PLANNING
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SENIOR ADVISER ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND BELIEF
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ASSOCIATE OFFICER ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND BELIEF
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DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF RESEARCH
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DIRECTOR
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GENDER ADVISOR
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SENIOR SPECIALIST, EMPLOYERS' ACTIVITIES
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DEPUTY DIRECTOR - PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND COMMUNICATION
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