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LPAC BAR ASSOCIATION/LEGAL PROFESSION EXPERT
LIBERIA

AMEX International has posted an opening for a qualified Bar Association/ Legal Profession Expert to provide technical assistance and skills transfer to the Executive Committee and technical staff of the LNBA. REQUIRES: A JD or equivalent level law degree from an accredited university in a common law country. Prior experience in bar association management and organizational development highly preferred. Experience with continuing legal education course and program development, and public communications and outreach development in developing countries, highly preferred. Must possess fluency in English, fully computer literate, and possess demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and inter-personal skills. For more information and to apply visit www.amexdc.com.

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SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR FOR MARKETS & LIVELIHOODS
NAIROBI, KENYA

CARE is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor for Markets and Livelihoods in Nairobi. Expected Travel: up to 40%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. CARE works in a variety of contexts from protracted crises to stable development settings and recognizes that a good comprehensive assessment of the underlying drivers of food and nutrition insecurity point to poverty, gender inequity, non-inclusive governance, poor adaptation to climate change and the inability to manage other economic and political shocks and stressors. The importance of each of these factors will vary by context. To address these drivers, CARE pursues a two-pronged approach that focuses on a sequence of 'nutrition-specific' and 'nutrition-sensitive' interventions. Both pathways address humanitarian responses to acute shocks as well as developmental interventions that strengthen capacities and institutions to achieve food and nutritional security. Both pathways progress from externally derived support during emergencies, to household and community-led solutions, to systemic policy and institutional support for food and nutrition security solutions. The Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) Unit leads CARE's work globally in this important area and has the overall goal of ensuring that households, women, and girls/ children realize just and sustainable food and nutrition security (CARE Food & Nutrition Security Strategy 2014-2019). To achieve this goal, the FNS Team has four strategic objectives with three cross-cutting themes: SO1: Increase capacity to prepare for, respond to, and adapt to climate change and economic and political shocks and stresses; SO 2: Strengthen sustainable smallholder agricultural systems to improve food and nutrition security for producers, workers and consumers; SO 3: Improve nutritional status of women, infants and children; SO4: Promote good governance and rights to ensure equitable and sustainable food and nutrition security for women and marginalized/ particularly vulnerable groups. The cross-cutting themes are: Promoting women's empowerment & gender equality; Promoting good governance and right to food; Promoting resilience. As a critical member of the matrixed FNS Unit and reporting directly to the Director Agriculture and Market Systems Team, the STA for Markets & Livelihoods will primarily: (1). Provide direct technical assistance and guidance in the area of Markets and Livelihoods to strategically-important Country, Regional and Global long-term projects and programs that contribute to the Food and Nutritional Security of CARE's identified impact groups. (2). Support the development of tools, systems, processes and approaches that continuously improve technical excellence and better coordination at the project, program and global levels in the area of integrated Markets & Livelihood development. (3). Contribute to the execution of the research, learning and advocacy themes prioritized by the FNS Unit through the projects and programs s/he supports as well as from his/her own experience and knowledge and learning from other parts of the organizations and in the sector in general. (4). Support resource mobilization efforts to advance CARE's work in the area of Food and Nutrition Security. Responsibilities and Tasks: Will provide direct technical assistance and guidance in the area of Markets & Livelihoods development to strategically-important Country, Regional and Global long-term projects and programs that contributes to the Food and Nutritional Security of CARE's identified impact groups. Support the development of tools, systems, processes and approaches that continuously improve technical excellence, impact, and better coordination at the project, program and global levels in the area of integrated Markets & Livelihood development as well as Food and Nutrition Security. S/he contributes to the execution of the research, learning and advocacy themes and plan prioritized by the FNS Unit. S/he will support resource mobilization efforts to advance CARE's work in the area of Food and Nutrition Security. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS (Know-How): Master's in relevant areas such as Economics, Business Administration, International Development, Agri-Business, Entrepreneurship, etc. 7-10 years' experience in international economic development or related field. Proven experience and track-record in enterprise development in an emerging economy context. Experience working with a wide-range of stakeholders to develop common agendas and action. Experience developing and applying organizational learning strategies into program design and implementation. Experience providing quality technical leadership and guidance to program implementation in an international and decentralized organization setting. Experience in representation with donors and external stakeholders and in fundraising. Substantial technical knowledge and field experience in the areas of market engagement, economic development, food security and women's empowerment/ gender equity. Experience in strategic communication and dissemination techniques. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English. Experience structuring and managing internal and external partnerships. Experience managing staff and consultants. Familiarity with research/ analytical skills. Experience building collaboration across and working with multi-sectoral and multi-cultural teams to drive results. Excellent partnership brokering, coordination and facilitation experience. Management and Leadership; Strategic Planning; Business/ Project Planning and Execution; Private Sector/ Enterprise Engagement and Development that benefit the poor and vulnerable population, especially women and girls. Value Chain Analysis and Development in agriculture and non-agriculture sectors with a gender lens. Proven ability to think critically and strategically and engage internal stakeholders to pursue common action. Excellent and Advanced verbal and written English skills, particularly communication and presentation skills for diverse audiences including conducting training events for adults and professionals. Professional connections with stakeholders spanning donors, academic institutions, NGOs and the private sector that can be leveraged to support FNS's work. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and operationalize program strategies. Advanced relationship-building skills. Fundraising. Strong and demonstrated experience in training and mentoring of adult learners and mid-level professionals. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities (multi-tasking) and drive results in a timely manner. Strong analytical, processes- and systems- orientation. Critical thinking and logical reasoning skills. Problem-solving and lateral thinking skills. Appreciates and comfortable with complexity and complex tasks. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 390. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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OPERATIONS DIRECTOR AFGHANISTAN - MIDDLE EAST & EUROPEAN REGION (MEER)
HERAT, AFGHANISTAN

World Vision is seeking an Operations Director Afghanistan - Middle East & European Region (MEER) in Herat. This is your opportunity to use your senior leadership and operations experience to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children. You can do this by joining World Vision (WV), a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being and protection of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice. The Operations Director Afghanistan - Middle East & European Region (MEER) will provide strategic and operational leadership in the development and implementation of all World Vision programming in Afghanistan. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Operations Director is a key player in organisational strategy development and leads in program development and implementation that positively impacts the lives of children and their communities in line with World Vision expectations, standards and commitments. We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: As a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), represent the Operations Department in the development of organisational strategies, policies, annual and long term business plans, and oversee the formulation of management plans for the Operations Department that contribute to the overall organisational goals, results and impact. Lead the process of identifying new programming directions consistent with WV Afghanistan's Strategy, and ensure good coordination between the program team and other departments. Ensure that the two key department units comprising Program Quality and Field Operations are managed effectively and efficiently. Establish and maintain effective relationships with WV Support Offices to strengthen engagement and increase funding levels to better address local needs of partner communities. REQUIRED SKILLS INCLUDE: Master's degree or equivalent in related field, or a combination of relevant schooling and work experience that demonstrates capacity as a strategic thinker, manager and problem solver. Proven track record in managing relationships with major donors that resulted in improved impact in communities and increased funding levels. Minimum 5 years in senior leadership and management positions within an NGO working in both relief and development. Ability to develop positive relationships with other departments (e.g. finance, HR) that result in improved efficiency, effectiveness and organisational performance. Evidence of ability to maintain work/ life balance and contribute to a positive environment living in a team house. Willingness to travel domestically and internationally in order to fulfil job requirements. Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of local language(s) an asset. If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of vulnerable children in the Middle East & Eastern Europe region, we'd love to hear from you. TO APPLY: Find the full description (https://jobs.wvi.org/webjobs.nsf/WebPublished/7491076F9CD4B4B788257CC30056E 396?OpenDocument) and apply online by the closing date 15 August 2014. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

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SENIOR ADVISOR - GENDER JUSTICE PROGRAM
AMMAN, JORDAN

CARE is seeking a Senior Advisor, Gender Justice Program in Amman. Expected Travel: up to 20%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. CARE has committed itself to building a common and consistent identity across the region, in a way that is consistent with CARE's global vision and mission, in a region that represents a nexus for the struggle for girls' and women's rights. In seeking to be the leading international organization that 'is committed to ensuring the rights of girls and women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region', CARE also acknowledges the need to work with regional stakeholders and to hold ourselves and others accountable to (and to be held to account by) the impact groups with whom we work. The MENA region is the most conservative region globally with respect to women's and girl's rights. In the 2012 Global Gender Gap Report, not only does the region rank the lowest, but it also shows the least progress in the last 10 years. As such, CARE's work on these issues, even in such complex and often volatile contexts that characterize the region, must also serve the organization's global commitment to gender equality and women's empowerment. In recognition of challenges and opportunities associated with humanitarian context and long term programming in the region, and as a result of recommendations made developed in the MENA regional strategy, it has been agreed that CARE will develop three programmatic theme teams within the MENA Region, one of which is centered on women's rights. The Senior Advisor, GJP/CM will frame and guide CARE's social and gender justice agenda throughout the MENA region as well as lead the implementation of the MENA vision and strategy in order to achieve the MENA region's strategic objectives by 2017. Responsibilities and Tasks: Develops knowledge, learning and sharing capacity at regional level that reflects CARE's commitment to the MENA Strategy. Builds strategic partnerships and bridges across the region/ convening spaces for dialogue. Leads regional advocacy efforts on issues of gender equality (GE) and women's empowerment (WE), as relevant to MENA, and contributes to CARE's Global Advocacy Agenda. Developing CARE's Regional Program Experience base. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in social sciences such as International development, foreign policy, public health, gender studies. Other formal training in gender studies, women studies or a research focus on issues related to the job. 5 years of experience in gender and empowerment program initiatives such as gender analysis and research, facilitation, program implementation and advocacy. 5-7 years' experience working on GE/WE within a INGO or activist setting. Strong experience in facilitating, managing or providing technical assistance to Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention and/or response programs. Proven track record in cultivation of partnerships and alliance building with key actors (working GE/WE programming) in the region. Ability to combine formal expertise on gender mainstreaming and gender equality with experiences of applications to specific humanitarian program sectors, plans and policies, and processes. Skilled coordinating networks and building synergies across teams. Strong knowledge and skills in applications of GBV guidelines. Excellent facilitation and consensus building skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=23 87. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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PROGRAM ASSOCIATE FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS AND OUTREACH
BALTIMORE, MD

Lutheran World Relief has posted an opening for a Program Associate for Legislative Affairs and Outreach who will focus on Congressional and other forms of outreach, legislative analysis and cooperation with peers around shared legislative priorities. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. At least 2 years of policy analysis, government relations and/or international relief and development work experience (graduate degree may help fulfill experience requirement). Ability to travel within the United States and globally, approximately 10% annually. A strong understanding of global health, agriculture development and/or humanitarian policy issues as related to developing countries and communities. Experience with policy analysis and issue advocacy on behalf of international relief and development agencies and/or prior work experience with a government agency, multilateral institution or equivalent engaged in the field of international relief and development. For more information and to apply visit www.lwr.org/jobs/index.asp.

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PROGRAM QUALITY ADVISOR
ETHIOPIA - ADDIS ABABA

CARE is currently seeking a Program Quality Advisor. Employee Duration: Active Full-Time. Type of Post: Accompanied - Family. Funding: Approved. Description: The purpose of the Program Quality Advisor position is to build the country office local staff capacity for program design and quality support functions. S/he also ensures that CARE's development and humanitarian programs and policy engagement in Ethiopia is fully in line with organizational policies and priorities, consistently meeting/ surpassing international humanitarian standards, and increasingly and effectively integrated with its efforts in recovery and development. The Advisor is expected to help CARE become a recognized and reliable leader in the integration and promotion of gender-specific analysis, design and implementation, ensuring that the specific vulnerabilities of women and girls are understood and addressed. The position holder will have a focused and targeted coaching and mentoring to members of the PQL and emergency unit as required to ensure the Country Office program design and technical assistance initiatives are in accordance with CARE Ethiopia's mission, strategic objectives and program approaches, and program/ project design tools and principles. S/he supports program teams in the design of new programs and preparation of proposals. The incumbent will be an integral member of CARE Ethiopia's Program Quality and Learning (PQL) team, reporting to the unit's coordinator and serving as the principal architect of organizational policy positions in the humanitarian arena, the principal guardian of humanitarian standards in its emergency interventions and the principal conceptual bridge-builder between/across CARE Ethiopia's emergency and developmental programming portfolios. Responsibilities: Program Design and Integration: Proactively represents CARE Ethiopia in external/internal discussion forums pertaining to her/his duties in a professional manner; Consults closely and cooperates with other sections in program department, with an emphasis on ensuring up-to- date emergency preparedness within the country office and optimal integration of disaster risk management into overall program; Establishes and maintain networks with government, donors and other stakeholders to ensure technical assistance supports on program design and other initiatives are well planned and adequately obtained for CARE Ethiopia; Keeps up to date with developments in humanitarian policy and programming, including good practice examples in-country and internationally, and ensure ongoing personal development and learning; Supports in identification and documentation of lessons learned and appropriate dissemination of same. Supports the LDM Unit to develop tools and strategies to promote learning, reflective practice and program quality around strategic directions. Ensure adequate monitoring, reporting to the CO and CARE in accordance with CARE International's humanitarian accountability framework, relevant SPHERE standards, and essential environmental mitigation measures. Ensure all programme personnel understand and carry out their duties in accordance with humanitarian principles, core values, the Code of Conduct and SPHERE. Learning and Networking: Proactively represents CARE Ethiopia in external/internal discussion forums pertaining to her/his duties in a professional manner; Consults closely and cooperates with other sections in program department, with an emphasis on ensuring up-to- date emergency preparedness within the country office and optimal integration of disaster risk management into overall program; Establishes and maintain networks with government, donors and other stakeholders to ensure technical assistance supports on program design and other initiatives are well planned and adequately obtained for CARE Ethiopia; Keeps up to date with developments in humanitarian policy and programming, including good practice examples in-country and internationally, and ensure ongoing personal development and learning; Supports in identification and documentation of lessons learned and appropriate dissemination of same. Supports the LDM Unit to develop tools and strategies to promote learning, reflective practice and program quality around strategic directions. Ensure adequate monitoring, reporting to the CO and CARE in accordance with CARE International's humanitarian accountability framework, relevant SPHERE standards, and essential environmental mitigation measures. Ensure all programme personnel understand and carry out their duties in accordance with humanitarian principles, core values, the Code of Conduct and SPHERE. Capacity Building: Design and oversee an ongoing emergency response capacity building strategy to ensure minimum standards (Sphere, HAF, etc.) are consistently applied in the implementation of all emergency interventions; Together with the other advisory staff in the team, undertakes a regular capacity needs assessment on relevant programmatic issues and develop a prioritized capacity building plan and coordinates with HR on staff related capacity building activities; Supports training and capacity building initiatives related to standards and good practices; Oversees the collection, compilation, development and dissemination of manuals and reading materials useful for program design initiatives and the implementation of sectoral and thematic areas and share with projects and program implementation units; Establishes a mechanism of planned technical support requests from projects and ensures proactive and coordinated Technical Assistance of the advisory staff in his/her unit. REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree in appropriate discipline-international affairs, public policy, law, development studies, etc., or equivalent combination of education and work experience At least six years' experience in international humanitarian policy and development programming, with at least three in Africa. Demonstrated ability to build capacity in cross-cultural contexts, including training experience. Project design skill. Research, analysis and writing skills of high standard. Design and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation systems. Firm belief in and commitment to promoting teamwork, gender equality. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 067. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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CHIEF OF PARTY
AFGHANISTAN

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID Health Sector Resiliency (HSR) project. HSR will support the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) to implement critical, sector-wide reforms and foster an increasingly sustainable and self-reliant Afghan health system. HSR will focus on the intersection of the health sector with governance, finance, and human resources, and will engage the public and private components of the health sector. This includes working with the MoPH to strengthen its systems at the central level and introduce innovative health systems strengthening activities at the subnational level. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include: Provide overall management and supervision of the project while ensuring compliance with USAID requirements, U.S. government regulations, and Chemonics policies and procedures; Provide technical leadership of the project, and identify and implement technical resources to support capacity development and sustainable institutional strengthening at the MoPH and central and provincial government offices as well as civil society and private sector organizations providing health care services; Liaise with senior host government counterparts, U.S. government and other donor programs, and other local development partners to coordinate activities and facilitate monitoring and reporting of program objectives and achievements; Supervise the project's technical assistance team with a focus on core results, achieving work plan targets, and timely implementation. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in international public health, public administration, organizational development, or related field; At least 10 years of progressively responsible international development experience in managing and implementing large, donor-funded public health programs, particularly in transitional and/or post-conflict countries; Demonstrated expertise in health systems governance, institutional strengthening, health sector financing and human resources management, public-private partnerships, capacity building and training, and citizen outreach programs; Ability to interact regularly and professionally with senior host-government counterparts on policy and other strategic planning issues; Previous chief of party experience preferred; Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity; Professional fluency in English speaking, reading, and writing required; Dari or Pashto proficiency desirable. TO APPLY: Send electronic submissions to AfghanistanHSR@chemonics.com by August 1, 2014. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Chief of Party - HSR" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check "I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements. Chemonics is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/29mhpzt

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