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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.


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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HEAD SECURITY UNIT - HEADQUARTERS AND FIELD
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

The International Trade Center is seeking a Head Security Unit, Headquarters and field (P-5) in Geneva. The position will be responsible for the protection of staff in Headquarters and in field locations. He/she will serve as principal security adviser to Senior Management and to the Department Director. He /she will advise on all aspects of the safety and security of ILO staff, their eligible family members as well as premises, assets and ILO's programmes. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in Security Management or law enforcement, Political/ Social Science or International Relations, with focus on Security Management. At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in the military, police or security management of which at least seven at the international level. Demonstrated progressive experience in coordinating security operations, or in security administration and in managing multiple security units. Relevant experience in the UN. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.intracen.org/menus/itc.htm. Closing date: 10/12/14. Vacancy no: RAPS/3/2014/INTSERV/02

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EVIDENCE BUILDING TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
BALTIMORE, MD

Catholic Relief Services has posted an opening for an Evidence Building Technical Director. S/he is responsible for all activities within Objective 1 that will increase the generation and use of evidence through surveillance and research to inform strategic child welfare and protection programming for children affected by HIV and other adversities. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in public health, demography, health management, biostatistics, epidemiology, statistics or other relevant discipline, PhD preferred. Previous experience as Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning preferred; ability to think strategically and deliver results. Ten or more years of experience leading and implementing (operational) research, surveillance systems, implementation science, program monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management. For more information and to apply visit www.crs.org/about/careers/. Vacancy no: D1933

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PROGRAM OFFICER GENDER EMPOWERMENT
ATLANTA, GA

CARE is seeking a talented Program Officer for the Gender and Empowerment (GE) Unit who is responsible for programmatic, operational, financial and administrative support to the GE Unit. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. She/he will provide support for key operational and administrative areas of the unit, including: project tracking, communications and knowledge sharing, coordination of meetings and contribution to project reports, grant oversight, and planning. This position will also assist the team with general administration functions including procurement, human resource processes and coordination of major meetings. The Program Officer will actively support communications and knowledge management functions in the unit, particularly those related to project grants including internal websites. She/he will work directly with all the Gender and Empowerment Unit team members, and will collaborate with other units, departments and staff, including those in Programs Partnerships Learning and Advocacy (PPLA), Headquarters (HQ), Regional Management Units (RMUs) and Country Offices (COs). She/he will also be responsible for providing backstopping support to other programming initiatives in line with the GE priority areas and projects as necessary. This person will have overall knowledge and understanding of Gender and Empowerment programming and priorities, and will be able to represent the GE unit and its activities to other CARE departments and external agencies and individuals. Primary Responsibilities: Communications and Knowledge management; Logistical and operational support and coordination; GE unit membership; Pamodzi/ Financial and Grants management. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree in International Development, Gender Studies or a related area. 2-4 years' experience within a development or humanitarian organization. Ability to work in an adaptable and collaborative manner across different work functions and dynamic, international and intercultural teams within a complex organizational structure. Skills in cross-cultural communication with people with different levels of English proficiency. Excellent interpersonal/ team-building skills. Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English. Ability to communicate knowledge, ideas and issues in an appropriate manner to diverse audiences. Excellent planning, organizing and problem solving skills. Familiarity with developing and monitoring program budgets and tracking systems. Experience working with foundation funded projects and other donor agencies. Excellent skills in preparing documents for publication. Strong analytical skills. Project management skills, including planning and budgeting. Workshop coordination and facilitation skills. Attention to detail and follow-through on tasks. Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with Adaptive Planning and/or Peoplesoft, a plus. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 443. 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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PROGRAM MANAGER, LEARNING TOURS
WASHINGTON, DC

CARE is seeking a Learning Tours Program Manager who will support efforts to cultivate U.S. Congressional champions for improved policies and increased funding through CARE-sponsored travel to Africa, Asia and/or Latin America and follow-up education and advocacy. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. In order to develop U.S. champions for pro-poor policies, the project's two main strategies are to: 1) organize learning tours for Members of Congress and other influential individuals to developing countries and meet local leaders, and 2) conduct follow-up advocacy to maximize impacts on U.S. government policy and funding levels. In this role the Learning Tours Program Manager will coordinate between partner organizations and across many divisions, departments, regional management units and country offices within CARE. Responsibilities: Project Planning: Support tour planning processes including setting objectives; timeline; country selection; site selection; invitation strategy; domestic and in-country partner outreach; media preparation and strategy; and advance planning. Represent Learning Tours team internally and externally to build stakeholders for a successful tour. Tour Execution: Conduct advance trips to initiate in- country relationships and overall objectives on behalf of the project; manage delegation's needs and logistical matters on the tour; and coordinate as necessary at all stages of the tour to ensure success. Follow-up Advocacy: Work across departments and partner organizations as well as tour participants to develop and oversee the implementation of Individual Advocacy Plans (IAPs) for tour participants. Compile a range of compelling communications materials and conduct follow-up after a Learning Tour. Work closely with Citizen Advocacy, Government Relations, and other CARE staff to hand off tour participants to appropriate relationship managers. Represent Learning Tours on her/his assigned inter-disciplinary issue team with colleagues from across the Advocacy unit. She/he will contribute to a strategy around that issue, with a specific focus on engaging Learning Tour alumni, and will engage the rest of the team in implementing it. DESIRED SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in political science, international affairs, international development or a related field. Five years of professional experience or equivalent in relevant role. Experience managing projects in a complex, international organization. Experience with political and/or social change advocacy campaigns. Experience planning and managing Congressional delegation travel, advance work for political campaigns and/or other VIP travel overseas. Experience developing and managing partnerships and alliances. Knowledge of USG policies related to international development. General familiarity with U.S. tax laws and lobbying regulations related to nonprofit organizations. Comfortable getting things done without direct line management authority. Ability to remain calm under pressure. Advanced written and oral communication skills. Multiple language skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 438. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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ISAO OPERATIONS MANAGER
SANA'A, YEMEN

CARE is seeking a talented INGO (International Non-Government Organization) Safety Advisory Office (ISAO) Operations Manager dedicated to informing INGOs in Yemen on the safety and security context for the protection of their staff and assets and the continuation of programming. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English and Arabic an advantage; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The ISAO Operations Manager position will be responsible to maintain high standards across all of ISAO's services and project implementation, directly managing the operations analysts, thematic projects, and research projects, while at the same time broadening our network of contacts and being responsible for the conducting or facilitation of trainings and workshops. The operations manager will report directly to the ISAO project manager. ISAO is hosted by CARE International, though has separate offices in Sana'a and Aden. The Operations Manager is intended to strengthen the organizational capacity of ISAO through internal capacity building, the development of new products, the creation of relevant training modules and the institutionalizing of contextual knowledge on the country. Particular projects that would be managed include road profiling, GIS mapping support, thematic reports, governorate profiles, conflict mapping and ISAO's training mandate. Though ISAO has a Scope of Services approved by the INGO community, the operations manager will assess the needs of the INGO community to determine how ISAO can tailor its products to the most effective use - including the creation of new products and services. The position will also involve budgetary and reporting responsibilities for the various projects that he/she will manage. Primary Responsibilities: ISAO staff management in order to maintain and support the delivery of ISAO services to the INGO community in Yemen. Implementation of ISAO activities. Develop and maintain ISAO's training mandate for INGOs capacity building. Budget and component management. PRIMARY SKILLS: Master's degree in Development, International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, English or an equivalent or experience in research, INGO programming or security management. 5-7 years working in the humanitarian, development, research or similar such field. Applicants with uniquely a military or police background will not be considered. Demonstrable analytical and report writing skills. Experience in conducting training and facilitation of workshops. Advanced presentation and communication skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 430. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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WORLD LEARNING
UGANDA

World Learning, a global non-profit organization, (www.worldlearning.org) is actively seeking 2 key personnel: 1) Chief of Party, 2) Deputy Chief of Party for a USAID- funded Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. Expected duration: 5 years. Successful candidates will be based in Uganda and travel regularly throughout the country. Recruitment contingent upon successful award of the project. Uganda nationals are highly encouraged to apply. The USAID Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda program aims to improve health, nutrition, education and psychosocial wellbeing, and reduce abuse, exploitation and neglect among children and youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV (OVC) and other adversities in Uganda, particularly in the Eastern and Northern Regions. The program is one of several large-scale investments being made under USAID in Uganda and is expected to work in tandem (layer, integrate, sequence) with USAID's current and future programming in the region. TO APPLY: Please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. Please note, a resume and cover letter (with 3 professional references) are required when applying to this position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified candidates must apply ASAP as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. If you do not see the posting on our website, this means that a qualified candidate has been identified.

CHIEF OF PARTY
UGANDA

CHIEF OF PARTY'S ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The CoP will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID. S/he will manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree or higher in international development, business administration, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is required; experience living and working in Uganda is preferred. The CoP must have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise, as demonstrated by at least ten years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries, of which at least five years have been spent in the position of CoP or Deputy CoP of a large development program of equivalent size and scope. Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred. Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required. S/he must also have demonstrated international credibility as a leader on matters of the social service sector in developing countries. Experience working in East Africa is preferred. S/he must have experience interacting with government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. The CoP's experience and education shall be complementary to those of the Deputy Chief of Party.

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY
UGANDA

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY'S ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The proposed DCoP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program and manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree or higher in international development, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required. The DCoP must be experienced in addressing the challenges faced by children affected by HIV or otherwise living in adverse circumstances, as demonstrated by at least five years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries. Experience in Uganda is preferred. Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required. Experience with programming to address gender concerns and programming for very young children and adolescents/ youth required. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. Minimum of five years of experience living or working in a developing country is desirable; experience living and working in Uganda is preferred. The DCoP's experience and education shall be complementary to those of the CoP.

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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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NATIONAL DIRECTOR - WORLD VISION GUATEMALA
GUATEMALA

This is your opportunity to use your world-class leadership skills to play a key role in effectively improving the lives and futures of children and their families in Guatemala. In the role of National Director you will lead World Vision's operations in Guatemala. You will also be a significant contributor to the broader global efforts of World Vision, currently working in nearly one hundred countries, helping around 100 million people in their struggle for better lives and futures for themselves and their children. World Vision has been active in Guatemala for nearly 40 years, currently with a staff of around 500 people touching the lives of over 80,000 children. Our work primarily focuses on long term community development, empowering people to take charge of their futures and make their communities places free of need and full of promise for their children. We also work to protect and promote human rights, especially those of children. And we work with communities to minimize their exposure to disasters and making it easier to deal with them when they occur. We are looking for a visionary leader who can combine strong business disciplines with inspirational leadership skills in line with our Christian values and ethos. You will have a passionate desire to help others, especially children. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Engage and build strategic alliances with the government of the country, WV board, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non- governmental agencies, multilateral agencies, churches and media. Ensure high ministry quality and high impact in the field by leading in a way that the office is achieving its expected annual targets at all stages of the Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning (LEAP) cycle on a sustainable basis. Ensure all project proposals, reports, integrated audits, and ministry evaluations are reviewed at a proper level within the office and appropriate actions are implemented, to ensure that impact, accountability, and compliance. Ensure the highest standards of quality and accountability through compliance with World Vision policies and standards and international standards for emergency response, disaster mitigation, rehabilitation and development. Facilitate and be accountable for the execution and monitoring of strategies. Lead and manage WV Guatemala team in a way that facilitates a high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity; Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office. Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of and advocate for change in key issues within the specific context. Develop and implement an effective National Resource Development strategy and implementation plan to generate funds locally. SKILLS REQUIRED INCLUDE: Graduate degree in Social Sciences or Administration and related fields, and/or specialisation in development-related areas and/or an MBA. Good understanding of the political, social-economic and cultural context in Latin America. Experience in Advocacy and/or Development and/or Emergency and domestic/ international relief as one of major Ministries (Relief, Development, Advocacy), close familiarity with other two. Some experience in overseeing large government grant; its acquisition and donor engagement. Experience and/or understanding of Matrix management. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. Ability to work and travel extensively in country of assignment as well as internationally (approximately 20-25% of working time). If you believe you have the skills and leadership experience to fulfil this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of thousands of vulnerable children in Guatemala, we'd love to hear from you. Find the full description and apply online (https://jobs.wvi.org/webjobs.nsf/WebPublished/2C50AD2BD2D5D62888257C90006 DFB82?OpenDocument) by the closing date 30 Sep 2014. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

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MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL

The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's healthcare, has an excellent opportunity for an organized individual possessing fluency in a foreign language (preferably Spanish) and project management skills. This is a collaborative position that will forge Academy-wide international relationships with partners outside the United States, bridge departments throughout the Academy to coordinate international relationships and meetings, plus support the daily activities of the International Pediatric Association (IPA) and other partners. Responsibilities will include nurturing relationships with key partners from international pediatric societies and providing timely communication to staff members about relevant activities, meetings, and communications; act as key staff and provide management support for the IPA, including administrative support for the Executive Director, staff and organize annual meetings for various committees, develop and manage the IPA budget and financial reports, manage the membership program for IPA member organizations, and implement data and collection surveys of member organizations. Additional responsibilities include serving as a key staff contact for international activities at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE), including assisting international attendees at the meeting, developing agendas, and arranging meetings with AAP departments and international guests; manage meeting logistics for the NCE international reception and other events. REQUIRES: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in international studies, public health, business or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required; and at least 3 years' experience working in international programs and activities, including business development, relationship building, and event management. Experience working in an international health setting a plus. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, project management and PC skills (Microsoft Office) required; demonstrated skills with diplomacy, protocols and a good understanding of international culture and social practices. Fluency in a foreign language required, Spanish is preferred. Travel (up to 40%, nationally and internationally) and some weekend work required. The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, we are an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP was named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should reference position HR/IJO/495 when submitting their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, Fax# 847-228-5099 or E- mail: resumes@aap.org. http://www.aap.org EOE

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CHIEF OF UNIT
GENEVA

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER
ATHENS

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER
GENEVA

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

HEAD, CIS SECURITY SECTION
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

MANAGER - RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS CONDUCT
PARIS

LABOUR LAW AND INTERNATIONAL LABOUR STANDARDS
SPECIALIST
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

TECHNICAL OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

HEAD, LABOUR LAW AND REFORM UNIT
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

LABOUR LAW OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

LEGAL OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

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

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT FOR CONDUCTING ANALYSIS OF THE
COSTS OF THE LEGAL AID IN TAJIKISTAN
DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT TO SUPPORT FINALIZATION OF THE
JUDICIAL-LEGAL REFORM PROGRAMME IN TAJIKISTAN
DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN

HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER - WHS THEMATIC COORDINATION
OFFICER
NEW YORK

CONFLICT AND PEACE ADVISER
PARIS

WORLD LEARNING
UGANDA

CHIEF OF PARTY
UGANDA

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY
UGANDA

DIRECTOR, FINANCE & OPERATIONS
UGANDA

MONITORING, EVALUATION & LEARNING DIRECTOR
UGANDA

ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
UGANDA

RIGHTS AND LICENSING CONSULTANT
ROME, ITALY

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

JUDICIAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

CHIEF, CENTRAL PLANNING AND COORDINATION SERVICE
GENEVA

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL
NEW YORK

PROGRAMME OFFICER
GENEVA

MEDIATION CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

SUPPORT TO THE CIVIL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

CHIEF, CONFERENCE SUPPORT SECTION
VIENNA

SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

LEGAL OFFICER
NAIROBI

HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

PRINCIPAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK





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