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


Copyright 2016. 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.


DIRECTOR, BUREAU OF STRATEGIC PLANNING
PARIS, FRANCE

The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking a Director, Bureau of Strategic Planning (D-2) in Paris. The Director of the Bureau of Strategic Planning is responsible for the leadership and management of the Bureau and for formulating vision and coordination of programme and budgetary planning and monitoring, in liaison with Assistant Director-Generals, for both Headquarters Sectors and Field Offices, in line with the Organization's Medium-Term Strategy for 2014- 2021, the prevailing Programme and Budget and the emerging post-2015 development agenda. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in Public or Business Administration, International Affairs or related field. At least 15 years of progressively responsible professional experience in programme management, coordination, evaluation, budget and/or planning including substantial assignments of a regional and/or international nature. Several years of exposure to the requirements of international cooperation. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment. Closing date: 2/12/16. Vacancy no: BSP-001

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HEAD, HUMAN DIMENSION DEPARTMENT
SARAJEVO

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted an opening for a Head, Human Dimension Department (P-5) in Sarajevo. The Head of Mission (HoM), the Head, Human Dimension Department (HDD) will be responsible for advising both on programmatic issues and ensuring that their guidance and direction is reflected in programme implementation. He/she will be the Mission's primary interface with external interlocutors on HDD programmatic issues and be responsible for coordination with a wide range of international and domestic organizations. The Head, HDD holds delegated responsibility for the Mission's HDD programme budget and bears ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the HDD's work is relevant, effective and consistent with the Mission's mandate. REQUIRES: Citizenship of an OSCE participating State, excluding sole citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Advanced university degree in law, international relations, public policy, political or social sciences; A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible management experience preferably in an international environment, with a good established understanding of the complex political situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina and of the role of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina; Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications; Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; working knowledge of the local language is highly desirable. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html. Closing date: 2/24/16. Vacancy no: VNBAHP00746

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DIRECTOR
YANGON, MYANMAR

World Learning, a global non-profit organization, (www.worldlearning.org) seeks a Director for its "Institute for Political and Civic Engagement (IPACE)" project based in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). Duration: Initial contract until September 30, 2016 with additional one or more year extension (pending funding). Anticipated start date: April 1, 2016. Duties: Lead IPACE implementation and strategy development; Ensure that project deliverables are met and are of high quality; Serve as primary point of contact with the U.S. Embassy as well as World Learning's primary liaison to other donors and partner organizations in Burma; Supervise team of local and expatriate field staff and consultants; Write required project implementation and status reports; Oversee recruitment of local participants/students; Oversee training for local participants; Support local trainer preparation and training; Create and implement performance management plans; Manage field budget; Directly manage the creation of curriculum and design of IPACE courses and supervise and participate in course implementation; Serve, as needed, as trainer on selected courses; Keep abreast of Myanmar's changing operating environment (including political developments) as they effect the project and World Learning's Myanmar portfolio; Support new business development and provide occasional oversight and coordination of new in country initiatives as needed; Actively participate in project and portfolio-oriented outreach and project education efforts (blogs, tweets, webinars, etc.). QUALIFICATIONS: Five to seven years of international development project management experience related to civil society strengthening, civic education, conflict resolution/ peacebuilding, democratic development, advocacy, human rights, or related subjects; Familiarity with U.S. State Department, USAID, or other international donor rules and regulations; Demonstrated ability to cultivate effective working relationships with government officials, civil society leaders, political activists, development actors, media, and other stakeholders; Bachelor's Degree in International Affairs, Public Administration, Political Science, Conflict Resolution/Peacebuilding, or related field; master's degree preferred; Experience facilitating and conducting training; Strong organizational skills, responsive, detail-oriented; Ability to work independently without close supervision, to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and to work with personnel of varying backgrounds; Evidence of interpersonal/intercultural skills and sensitivity; Commitment to inclusive development programming that brings to bear the talents of women, youth, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT persons, and traditionally marginalized groups; Excellent English language oral and written communication skills; Ability to work successfully in a challenging operational environment. Desired qualifications: Experience with teacher training and course/class management; Familiarity with experiential learning approaches; Prior work experience in countries undergoing political transition; Prior experience in Burma or Southeast Asia; Burmese language capacity very helpful, but not required. Apply by 4pm Monday, February 15, 2016. To apply, go to http://www.worldlearning.org/connect/employment/. Open the job posting of your choice and click the "Apply" button. The system will guide you on how to register and submit your application.

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CHIEF OF PARTY
NIAMEY, NIGER

FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Chief of Party to be the project's senior supervisor in Niger and will oversee all aspects of program performance, both technical and managerial. The COP will be under the supervision of a Director level staff member from FHI 360's Civil Society and Peacebuilding Department (CSPD), with technical support from CSPD's lead technical advisor. The COP will serve as the project's principal contact point for USAID, and will also be the project's main contact for political stakeholders and civil society. The COP will supervise the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of all local staff and consultants. S/he will have overall responsibility in the areas of operations, administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, and financial accounting. Responsibilities: Serve as the official contact point and providing overall project management and strategic direction for the project; Oversee technical and operational functions for achieving the goals of the project; Provide financial management and accountability of all project deliverables; Supervise all project personnel, consultants, and other personnel as assigned; Monitor project activities for results and maintain frequent contact with the home office, informing about project progress and actual or potential problems; Prepare monthly activity schedules and project reports and submit them on time; Manage implementation of the Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plan; Oversee the development of the annual implementation plan, budgets, and other USAID deliverables; Provide USAID with progress reports and situational analyses and attend USAID trainings as requested; Ensure that managerial, administrative, and financial procedures comply with FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures and that the project is implemented according to FHI 360 business principles, policies and procedures; bring any issues of risk, liability, or fraud to the immediate attention of the appropriate staff at HQ; Serve as a primary point of contact with local government officials, NGOs, the media, and other project stakeholders in Niger and across West Africa; Ensure fundamental elements of safety and security management are fulfilled, including a basic level of training for all project staff. Lead meetings with actors from various sectors, including WASH and health, and contribute to the WASH and health objectives using evidence base and learning generated through the project. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or Masters highly preferred - in public administration, business administration, international relations or a related field; 12 years of experience managing donor-funded and/or other development programs related to democracy and governance, countering violent extremism, conflict mitigation, peacebuilding, and/or integrated development, with demonstrated experience leading a team to achieve development results; Experience managing USAID projects in complex, sensitive environments, and knowledge of USAID programming rules and regulations; Experience working in the Sahel; Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams required; Experience with grants programs; Fluency in French. Previous USAID Chief of Party or Program Director experience highly preferred. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16560/chief-of-party/job

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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 February 5, 2016 issue of ICEW:


DIRECTOR
YANGON, MYANMAR

PLANNING OFFICER (TC)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

HEAD, HUMAN DIMENSION DEPARTMENT
SARAJEVO

DIRECTOR, BUREAU OF STRATEGIC
PLANNING
PARIS, FRANCE

TEAM LEADER, OPERATIONS SUPPORT OFFICE AND FIELD
PROTECTION COORDINATOR
AMMAN, JORDAN

PROGRAMME OFFICER, PEACEKEEPING AFFAIRS
NEW YORK

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, POLITICAL AFFAIRS
NEW YORK

PRINCIPAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

SENIOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

PROGRAMME OFFICER
NEW YORK

SCL/SPH MHF PROJECT OPERATIONS CONTRACTUAL FOR
MESOAMERICAN HEALTH INITIATIVE
PANAMA

HEAD OF COMPETITION DIVISION- FINANCIAL AND ENTERPRISE
AFFAIRS
PARIS

DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

SENIOR HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER
GENEVA

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER
GENEVA

HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER
ABUJA

SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER, PARTNERSHIPS
BRUSSELS

SPECIAL ASSISTANT, POLITICAL AFFAIRS
MONROVIA

DEPUTY CHIEF OF SECTION, SECURITY SECTOR REFORM
NEW YORK

HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

OFFICER, OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

ASSOCIATE LEGAL OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER
GENEVA

INVESTIGATOR
NEW YORK

INVESTIGATOR
VIENNA

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

DIRECTOR, INVESTIGATIONS
NEW YORK

ASSOCIATE OPERATIONS OFFICER
NEW YORK

COORDINATION OFFICER
NEW YORK

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

CHIEF SECURITY AND SAFETY SERVICE
ADDIS ABABA





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