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


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COUNTRY DIRECTOR
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN

CARE is seeking a Country Director for Pakistan based in Islamabad. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English, Urdu would be an advantage; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Spouse; Funding: Approved; Expected start date: Summer 2015. The Country Director (CD) in Pakistan is CARE International (CI)'s legal representative in the country of her/his assignment. S/he leads CARE's strategy and operations in that country towards CARE's vision of "a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been eliminated and people live with dignity and security". More specifically, the CD drives for impact that benefits women and girls, addresses injustice and discrimination, and enhances the lives of poor and vulnerable communities. The CD provides strategic leadership and guidance to the Country Office team and to external partners to: ensure that CARE's role in the country continuously evolves for maximum impact and relevance to the environment; position CARE as a partner of choice and an influential voice in reducing poverty and social injustice. The CD is responsible for fulfilling the CI approved "Performance Standards of Country Offices". S/he oversees the development, funding and implementation of the Country Office (CO) program portfolio. S/he is responsible for adequate emergency preparedness and manages emergency programming and operations. S/he establishes and sustains productive relationships and political influence with government officials, donors and strategic partners. S/he leads the CO's fundraising strategy and ensures the CO's financial viability. An organizational citizen, s/he contributes to CI's global strategy, shares knowledge and supports the generation of evidence to inform CARE's global programming. The CD is also accountable for competent operational and risk management, including the proper management, well-being and safety of CARE staff and the proper stewardship of CARE's resources. The CD models and ensures systematic practice of CARE core values: Respect, Integrity, Commitment and Excellence. S/he also promotes Gender Equality and Diversity among CO staff and in programming. The CD models new ways of working and drives the teams toward the CARE 2020 vision, fostering innovation, holistic planning and programming and helping to build effective teams, coalitions and networks. S/he encourages on-going staff development to motivate and strengthen the teams' resilience in the face of change. With a focus on gender and governance CARE in Pakistan's goal is to empower marginalized women with a focus on health, education, economic empowerment and emergency programming. CARE works entirely with partners (civil society, private sector and government) in Pakistan. The CD would also have to ensure that projects deliver all the committed deliverables while simultaneously pursuing the longer-term impact goals of the country office and maintaining strategic and programmatic alignment with CARE's global strategies and in ensuring full compliance with the donor and CARE policies. The REQUIREMENTS include: Bachelor's Degree in related field. 6-8 years in senior management position in development field. Strategic and operational Management: Demonstrated experience in leading strategic and operational planning; Extensive conceptual skills including strategic analysis; Demonstrated management skills in a complex international setting. People/ Relationship Management: Demonstrated self-awareness, leadership and interpersonal skills; Strong human resource management skills including capacity building, coaching and conflict management; Experience supervising and developing a multi-disciplinary team in a cross-cultural setting; Demonstrated interest and ability to give feedback, develop, motivate and lead a diverse team to achieve; Demonstrated use of positive coping strategies in stressful environments. Financial Management: Experience in successfully managing various forms of partnerships with national and international NGOs, etc. Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts. Strong representation, influencing and negotiation skills. Ability to establish a learning culture within the CO and to facilitate knowledge sharing across CARE. External Relationships/ Fundraising Information/ Knowledge Management: Knowledge and experience with financial management as demonstrated by ability to: Manage a complex budget; Effectively follow-up on internal and external audit recommendations; Ensure donor compliance and reporting. The position is accompanied/ spouse only. Basic medical facilities are available, but for more advanced health care Bangkok is the nearest option. Given the political and security conditions, albeit interesting, Pakistan is a challenging country to work and it is essential that the CD is on top of security and risk analysis at all times and for that a good staff safety and risk management unit is in place coupled with the support of the Asia Regional Management Unit and the Asia Staff Safety Advisor. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 456. Application Deadline: 10/24/14. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER (MINERAL SECTOR GOVERNANCE)
ADDIS ABABA

The United Nations seeks an Economic Affairs Officer, Mineral Sector Governance (P- 3) in Addis Ababa. Duties: Monitors developments in the mineral sector at global, regional and national levels; Conducts research and analysis related to mineral sector governance to develop recommendations through the use of relevant tools and policy research methodologies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in earth science, economics, mineral law, development or related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in mineral policy research, analysis and formulation, especially as applied to mineral sector governance. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367-0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 11/23/14. Vacancy no: 14-ECO-ECA-36665-R-ADDIS ABABA (X)

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ASSOCIATE LEGAL OFFICER
PARIS

The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking an Associate Legal Officer (P-1/P-2) in Paris. The incumbent shall examine claims and protests against administrative decisions and contribute to the Unit's work in preventive action and Staff Regulations and Rules compliance. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (master degree or equivalent) in Law. A minimum of two (2) years of postgraduate experience in the legal field. At least one (1) year of experience in legal and/or human resources field at international level. Solid analytical skills and ability to speak and present effectively, concisely and persuasively. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and client-oriented service approach. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment. Closing date: 11/18/14. Vacancy no: HRM 202

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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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PROGRAMME MANAGER - OPERATIONS, FAMILY PLANNING ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT
LONDON

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is seeking a Programme Manager - Operations, Family Planning Accountability Project in London. Fixed Term project to end 2017 and subject to award. Salary 44,490 per annum plus excellent benefits. IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) for all. We are a world-wide movement of national organizations working with and for communities and individuals. IPPF anticipates being awarded a three to five year project with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) managing a civil-society consortium to ensure the commitments made at the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning (FP) are met at the national level in up to 10 Countries. In this exciting project, you will support the Project Director in leading a coalition of global organizations with delivery at national and local level via national partners and coalitions to accelerate Country level implementation. You will also be responsible for overseeing the operational management of this project. QUALIFICATIONS: You will have solid staff management experience of multi- disciplinary teams including virtual and matrix management across the globe, strong financial reporting experience and excellent partnership management on contracting and subcontracting, including compliance and due diligence. A strong background of having worked for Global, Multi-Country programme delivery in the international development sector ideally in health and sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes is essential as is experience of leading and co-ordinating international civil society coalitions, including facilitating a multiple-stakeholder international advisory panel. Familiarity with FP2020 or knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights is desirable. You will have excellent management and interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence, negotiate and network to effectively engage a range of stakeholders. You will also have experience in operational management of large global programs and experience with DFID will be desirable. Solid skills in partnership management and excellent budget management skills are needed as you will be managing and reporting on annual global budgets of $7m a year. You are fluent in English, (spoken and written) and French would be desirable. A degree or equivalent standard of education is essential; ideally in international development, international health, public policy or other social sciences. A post-graduate qualification is desirable. This role will involve international travel (up to 60 days a year). TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted in English and by application form. CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please see our website www.ippf.org or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ tel: +44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email jobs@ippf.org. Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. This post is subject to confirmation of funding. Closing date: Monday 13 October 2014 (noon). Interview dates: Wednesday 22 October 2014. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates openly living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. This is a post for which IPPF will, if necessary, apply for a work permit. The granting of work permits is subject to regulation by the Home Office.

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PROGRAMME OFFICER, GFMD SUPPORT UNIT
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

The International Organization for Migration is seeking a Programme Officer, GFMD Support Unit (P-4) in Geneva. The Programme Officer is involved in the administration of the GFMD Platform for Partnership (PfP) and the development and implementation of the GFMD communications and social media plan. S/he contributes to the preparation and organization of GFMD preparatory meetings in Geneva, thematic meetings and other GFMD initiatives. In coordination with relevant units, s/he organizes the recruitment of interns and short-term staff, including their initial selection, preparation of assignments and supervision. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Political or Social Sciences, Development Studies, Communications, Migration or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience. Experience in project development, implementation and management. Experience in liaising with government actors on national and international level. Experience in liaising with international organizations, preferably in the UN context. TO APPLY: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, referring to this advertisement. For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/pid/165. In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly filled in and submitted with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for applications. Closing date: 10/15/14. Vacancy no: VN2014/77(O)-EXT

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SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR - MATERNAL-CHILD NUTRITION
ATLANTA, GA

CARE is seeking a talented Senior Technical Advisor (STA) - Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition who will provide technical leadership for Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition (MICYN) to CARE's global efforts to improve nutritional outcomes, particularly for young children and women, improving survival, health and development, and breaking the intergenerational cycle of poverty. Expected Travel: up to 40%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The STA contributes to setting the strategic direction of the Unit, and brings a nutrition lens to food security and other nutrition sensitive programming taking place across CARE. Knowledge of the relationship between nutrition and Early Childhood Development (ECD) and the ability to integrate ECD programming and measurement into nutrition programs is advantageous. Primary Responsibilities: Technical and programmatic guidance and engagement; Management and supervision of staff; Build strategic partnerships; Support the Research, Knowledge and Learning team; Resource mobilization; As assigned by the Director, Nutrition Plus; Perform other duties assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: At least 8 years of field experience in international development work of which a minimum of 5 years of experience needs to be in nutrition and/or child health programs. At least 3 of those years technical or management position, overseeing international health programs and supervising professional staff. Experience in strategy development, program design, implementation and evaluation of Nutrition and Food Security programs in both facility and community settings. Significant experience working with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - funded programs and knowledge of the USAID regulations and reporting. Interpersonal and intercultural communications skills. Proven ability to work in partnership with other professionals and organizations. Demonstrated abilities in strategic planning, management, fund raising and oversight of complex program initiatives. Experience in program design, monitoring, research and evaluation, and in providing technical assistance to program implementers. Knowledge of and experience in social and behavior change, and gender issues as they relate to health and nutrition. Excellent skills in written and spoken English; ability to communicate knowledge in a manner appropriate to diverse audiences. Must be thoroughly versed through training and experience, in the theory and practice of maternal, infant and child nutrition and food security programs (includes knowledge of theories, formative research, program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, other program management skills and fund raising). TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 462. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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SAFETY AND SECURITY MANAGER
GAZIANTEP, TURKEY

CARE is seeking a talented Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) who is responsible for maintaining oversight of operational safety and security issues and implementing CARE safety protocols and procedures across CARE's field and program locations as they relate to CARE'S Syrian emergency response. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English, Arabic or Turkish desired but not required; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. This position is based in Turkey, with a significant period of time spent visiting field locations and providing support to other members of CARE's Emergency Response Team. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will coordinate with CARE's Emergency Team to ensure that staff are informed of security and safety issues, mentoring and where necessary building capacity to ensure that that staff understand and follow SOPs and local security procedures. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will report non-compliance issues to the Regional Safety and Security Manager and Country Representative. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will be the first responder to security incidents in his/hers operational areas, notifying other staff members, the Regional Safety and Security Manager and Country Representative of security incidents and initiating local contingency plans. Primary Responsibilities: Planning and preparation by monitoring the security environment in operational areas, updating and detailing risk assessment as required. Manage the implementation of SOPs and high levels of oversight for physical security issues at offices and guesthouses. Support in a crisis by being the first responder for any safety and security incident involving CARE staff or assets in their operational areas. Capacity development through training, coaching, and mentoring of CARE staff and Implementation Partners in accordance with implementation agreements and CARE code. Administration and support by briefing all new staff to operational area on local security conditions and protocols. Advise and report by preparing monthly situational report to the Regional Security Manager (RSM). Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree in a field related to humanitarian work or security management or equivalent field/ operational experience. 5 years' experience in assisting international organizations in developing countries to manage staff and program safety. 5 years' experience in working in an international organization. 5 years' experience in working in complex and hazardous environments. Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated supervisory ability, sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels. Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills. IT literate, MS - Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience in developing security related technical tools guidelines and systems. Interpersonal communication and proven written/ presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions. Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Middle East. Demonstrable expertise of Humanitarian risk management. Strong demonstrated inter-personal skills in a multi-cultural environment. Ability to make good judgment on staff safety and provide appropriate advice. Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions. Strong ability to analyze and understand complex situations and translate these into specific policy advice. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 453. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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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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INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501(c)4 trade association, seeks a Program Officer for its international energy regulatory programs. This position is for 12 months, with the possibility for extension depending on grant funding and performance. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The organization offers a generous benefits package. The candidate will work primarily on energy regulatory programs for Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor's or master's degree in Energy, Environment, International Relations, Public Administration or related field and 2-4 years professional experience is required. Experience with non-profit and USAID regulations and procedures highly desirable. In-country living experience in developing or transition country and proficiency in a foreign language is useful. Requires knowledge of energy sector and policy, familiarity with electricity and natural gas regulation highly desired. Strong experience in coordinating international and domestic workshops and meetings; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; experience managing delegations in developing countries; strong communication, analytical, computer and writing skills; ability to work well in both a team setting and individually. Previous program management experience and working knowledge of relevant exchange visitor (J-1) visa procedures very useful. International and domestic travel required (approx. 25% of time). Responsibilities: organizes international exchanges, meetings, training programs, conferences; design and develop interactive activity agendas on energy regulation; implements Monitoring and Evaluation Plan and writes associated reports for projects; delivers briefings (written and oral) to donor representatives regarding energy reform in the target countries; serves as a facilitator during activities; drafts correspondence, press releases; conducts research; maintain files & databases; coordinates logistical arrangements (travel, hotel, meals, visa, insurance, etc.); prepares financial/ expenditure documents, expense reports, and project budgets. Must be extremely proficient in Microsoft Office. Must be US citizen or have US work permit.TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Ms. Erin Hammel, Director, International Programs, NARUC, www.naruc.org/international, email: ehammel@naruc.org. No telephone calls. EOE

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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 years of work experience required is 10 years. 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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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

SECURITY SECTOR REFORM OFFICER
NEW YORK

CHIEF, EVALUATION TEAM
NEW YORK

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER
GENEVA

PROGRAMME OFFICER
ATHENS

OFFICER, ISR UNIT
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

DIRECTOR
MOSCOW, RUSSIA

EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

EVALUATION OFFICER
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

ENGAGEMENT & EVENTS ASSOCIATE, WOMEN'S INVESTMENT
NETWORK
WASHINGTON, DC

JUDICIAL REFORM LONG TERM LEGAL SPECIALIST
PHILIPPINES

BAR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT, LONG-TERM LEGAL SPECIALIST
MACEDONIA

BAR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT, SHORT-TERM LEGAL SPECIALIST
KYRGYZSTAN

OFFICER, INSPECTIONS
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
THE NETHERLANDS

ETHICS OFFICER
NEW YORK, NY

CHIEF OF UNIT
GENEVA

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER
ATHENS

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER
GENEVA

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

HEAD, CIS SECURITY SECTION
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER
BEIRUT

SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

CHIEF OF HUMAN SECURITY UNIT
NEW YORK

DRUG CONTROL OFFICER
VIENNA

DISARMAMENT, DEMOBILIZATION AND REINTEGRATION OFFICER
NEW YORK




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