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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.


CHIEF TECHNICAL ADVISOR - RULE OF LAW AND JUSTICE
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Chief Technical Advisor, Rule of Law and Justice (P-5) in Bangui. The Rule of Law Advisor shall provide high-level policy advice to the relevant national counterparts, provide programmatic oversight, lead policy advocacy, and liaise with UN Agencies, Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society in the areas pertaining to the Rule of Law portfolio. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's Degree or equivalent) in law, criminology, human rights, human/ social sciences or other related field. At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, including at least five years in a senior position in an international development role in justice reform. Experience in managing and supervising projects aimed at developing the capacities of the justice sector. Experience of sector wide approaches to justice reform, including experience working with all of the major actors of the justice sector is required. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 11/14/14.

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LEGAL CONSULTANT
WEST BANK

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is seeking a Legal Consultant. Duties: Draft letters of protest to relevant authorities after investigating cases in consultation with other Agency staff or beneficiaries, including reviewing all relevant documentation; Monitor and follow-up, in coordination with other Agency staff, matters relating to the Agency's privileges and immunities, detained staff and other issues as they may arise. REQUIRES: University degree from an accredited educational institution in law or related discipline. A minimum of 2 years of experience as a lawyer, a legal counselor in a national or international organization, or a combination of such experience. Time spent in post graduate studies in law may be counted toward the experience required. Excellent command of spoken and written English. TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a completed UN Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF is available in PDF or MS WORD Format and can therefore be down-loaded or printed out. Completed PHF's and CV's can be sent by: email to: unrwa- ahr@unrwa.org or fax to: (+972 8) 677 7694 mail to: Head Recruitment Section, UNRWA/HQ Gaza via UNRWA HQ Amman, PO Box 140157, Amman 11814, Jordan. Closing date: 11/17/14.

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LEGAL OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

The World Intellectual Property Organization is seeking a Legal Officer (P-3) in Geneva. Duties: Assign work to and supervise the work of case managers. Provide guidance on issues arising in the management of cases; forward more complex issues to the supervisor. Review decisions and make recommendations to the supervisor for the purpose of inclusion in the Center's publicly available case-related information resources. REQUIRES: First-level university degree in law. At least six years of relevant professional experience including in intellectual property law or alternative dispute resolution in a law firm and/or department or agency. Good understanding of the policies and procedures for domain name dispute resolution. Practical understanding of the use of information technology in the context of dispute resolution processes. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. TO APPLY: you can download the application form from our website address, www.wipo.int. In all correspondence, please quote the vacancy announcement number. Application forms, duly completed and accompanied by a signed passport-size photograph, must reach WIPO by the closing date. Please address your application to the Engagements Section, WIPO, 34, chemin des Colombettes, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland; Tel.: (41.22) 338.91.11; Fax: (41.22) 338.98.20; e-mail: staffengagements@wipo.int. Closing date: 11/17/14. Vacancy no: WIPO/14/P3/FT0104

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DIRECTOR, GLOBAL HEALTH PRACTICE
VIENNA, VIRGINIA

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies. The company is seeking a Director for Global Health Practice to work in our Vienna, VA Home Office. The IBTCI Director is responsible for project direction and management; leading the technical direction of new business development and in close collaboration with the Health Practice Principal, the director will contribute to the development of analytical models and frameworks which will become IBTCI signature innovations. The Director will oversee and coordinate all activities carried out through active projects assigned to her in order to ensure the most effective use of client and project resources. She/he is the key point of contact with the client for day-to-day technical, program, and financial reporting matters for Washington-based projects. She/he will also serve as the conduit of information between the client and IBTCI's senior management team and Health Practice staff. Travel to the field is required and will be carried out on an agreed upon regular schedule. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The director will be responsible for: Overall operational, administrative and financial management of projects assigned to them, including supervision of home and field office staff. Contractual compliance and familiarity with the client's expectations as delineated in the contract and through incidental communications with IBTCI. Serving as the primary advocate, liaison, and support to the appropriate client operating unit. Assuring the quality of all products and services provided to the client. Providing support for technical meetings and working groups on maternal health, child health, environmental health, nutrition, health sector reform, and infectious diseases, as appropriate. Seeking out new business opportunities for the Health Practice through online searches and interpersonal relations. Serving as a technical lead on assigned proposals and task orders by preparing the written technical approach, managing overseas recruitment, and preparing proposal workplans and performance monitoring plans. Ensuring timely and complete project reporting (quarterly reports, annual reports, performance reports, etc.) as well as all required performance monitoring reports, work plans, financial reports, and other documents/ reports produced by active project. Representing IBTCI at professional conferences, workshops, meetings and other fora. Ushering the Health Practice and its consultant teams to embrace innovative methods for data visualization to enhance the presentation of its products and deliverables. Preparing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Active involvement as a member of professional working groups, committees related to monitoring and evaluation. Other tasks as assigned by IBTCI senior management and/or clients. QUALIFICATIONS: Education: An advanced degree (MPH, PhD, MD) in public health, international relations, economics, statistics, political science, public policy, or other relevant field is required. Desired Experience and Qualities: At least 10-15 years' professional work experience in international development as it relates to the relevant technical area. At least five years' experience in positions of project management and administration including experience in directing, managing, implementing, and evaluating large, complex projects. At least ten years' experience with working with a USG agency and/or international organization(s), as well as coordination of activities with a variety of organizations, including universities, development institutions, international organizations, and other donor and contract groups. Strong working knowledge of AIDAR and FAR regulations and their practical application. Outstanding written and oral communications skills. Ability to work with and be responsive to a wide range of client, staff and consultant personalities and requirements. Well-organized, attentive to detail, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Works well independently and in teams. Proactive in anticipating work requirements and problem solving. Committed to mentoring young professionals; and Mastery of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, statistical packages, and graphics programs (Microsoft Office); and experienced with using and researching the Internet. Language: Written and verbal fluency in English required; other foreign languages fluency as appropriate. TO APPLY: Please submit all application materials along with three references at the opportunities tab on our website www.ibtci.com.

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HEAD OF ECONOMY & PEACEBUILDING, PEACEBUILDING ISSUES PROGRAMME
LONDON

International Alert is seeking a Head of Economy & Peacebuilding, Peacebuilding Issues Programme in London. We are recruiting a hands-on leader to join our Peacebuilding Issues Programme (PIP), which consists of a team of experts focusing on research, advocacy and training, and on specific issues such as the economic aspects of peace, environment and climate change, governance and gender. The team generates thinking and ideas and delivers practical support on peacebuilding issues and methods. You will manage a team within PIP providing conceptual, strategic and practical leadership and support for Alert's work understanding economic factors of peacebuilding and influencing the economic policies and practices of governments, international organizations and businesses to ensure they are conflict-sensitive and conducive to peace. To be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent for applying a high-level conceptual analysis to generate practical ideas, and tailoring and communicating these to diverse audiences with authority and empathy. You have a proven track record of leading a team to develop and implement solutions that make a positive difference on specific political economy and conflict-sensitivity issues in fragile and conflict affected states and you possess a track record of developing successful strategies and project proposals. Having worked in at least one fragile and conflict-affected context for a minimum of two years, you will have at least five years' experience contributing to knowledge and understanding of political economy and peacebuilding. You will have two years or more experience of managing a team and at least two years of experience working with international institutions, businesses or governments on economic issues. For the full job requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short- listing), please visit http://www.international-alert.org/jobs. In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for. TO APPLY: please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to jobs@international- alert.org, both of which can be found under 'Downloads'. Please note we do not accept CVs and previous applicants need not apply. Closing date: Sunday 23rd November 2014. Interview dates: Initial telephone interviews will take place week commencing 8th December 2014.

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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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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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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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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 31, 2014 issue of ICEW:


PROJECT MANAGER, DEVATAR
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AID EFFECTIVENESS POLICY & ADVOCACY ADVISOR
WASHINGTON, DC

ANALYST, OPERATIONAL
MONSANTO, PORTUGAL

CHIEF, PEACEKEEPING INFORMATION MANAGEMENT UNIT
NEW YORK

PROGRAMME OFFICER
NEW YORK

HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER
GENEVA

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UNRWA OPERATIONS (PROGRAMMES)
GAZA

PROGRAMME OFFICER, PDS
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ASSOCIATE PARTNERSHIP OFFICER
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

EXTERNAL MEMBERS OF THE SANCTIONS COMMITTEE
WASHINGTON, DC

JUNIOR POLICY ANALYSTS
PARIS

TAX POLICY ANALYSTS
PARIS

REPRESENTATIVE
NAIROBI, KENYA

PROVINCIAL ADVISOR, CRRI
KARBALA, IRAQ

PROVINCIAL ADVISOR, CRRI
KIRKUK, IRAQ

MIDSTREAM OIL SECTOR ADVISORS, ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM
PROJECT
BAGHDAD

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE PROJECT CONSULTANT
LIMA SUR, PERU

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE REFORM
LIMA SUR, PERU

LEGAL EDUCATION REFORM ADVISOR
CAIRO, EGYPT

JUNIOR LEGAL OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

LEGAL OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

DIRECTOR HEALTH SYSTEMS GOVERNANCE AND FINANCING
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

PROGRAMME OFFICER
VIENNA

JUNIOR LEGAL ADVISER
PARIS

REPRESENTATIVE
TEHERAN, IRAN

PROGRAM OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

ICT PROJECT MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
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DIRECTOR, SOCIAL SECURITY DEVELOPMENT BRANCH
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

DEPUTY DIRECTOR
NEW YORK

DIRECTOR, ETHICS
NEW YORK

DISARMAMENT, DEMOBILIZATION AND REINTEGRATION OFFICER
NEW YORK

OFFICER, LOGISTICS PLANNING
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM





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