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DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

Pact is seeking a Deputy Project Director - seconded from Pact to CRS for 4Children. Please Note: There is a strong preference for applicants who are currently legally authorized to work in the U.S. Job Context: The 4Children (Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children) project is a five-year, global USAID-funded project that provides a central mechanism for bringing together the technical expertise needed to increase the capacity of program implementers and key actors within systems of protection, care and support and enable them to effectively address the unique and multi-faceted needs of children affected by the HIV epidemic. The 4Children project will improve the health and well-being of orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV and other adversities by supporting systems and structures at country and regional levels for promoting evidence-based interventions to protect against risk, interrupt cycles of vulnerability, and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation and contributing to overall improvements in quality of life and productivity in vulnerable children and their families. Job Summary: A growing evidence base demonstrates the important role that families and communities play in the development, safety and wellbeing of children. Through the 4Children project, multiple USAID initiatives will be implemented related to building the evidence base and improving child wellbeing through systems-strengthening with families, communities, and broader social-service structures. In concert with the guidance and oversight of the 4Children Project Director, the Deputy Project Director (DPD) will work as a member of the project's executive team, supervise key staff, prepare written documentation and manage day-to-day programmatic operations in relation to the project's key objectives. The DPD will be responsible for the technical leadership of the 4Children project and manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the 4Children project. The DPD is expected to be experienced in addressing the challenges faced by children affected by HIV or otherwise living in adverse circumstances. The Deputy Project Director's responsibilities include support of the Director in relation to all aspects of the project, as directed. In particular, this position involves day-to-day technical, supervisory and managerial leadership for programmatic activities in relation to the project's three objectives: Objective 1: "Build the Evidence Base": Enhancing the evidence base on child welfare and protection by expanding research and practice on evidence-linked interventions in multiple lower- and middle-income countries, including but not limited to research and practices related to child protection, case-management, family strengthening, and the capacity development of social workers and other child protection workers. Objective 2: "Putting Evidence to Practice" Scaling up evidence- based practices (EBPs) by building the capacity of systems, organizations and individuals for a future with resilient families and thriving children. This involves the assessment, adaptation, development and/or promotion of tools, resources and capacity building opportunities through in-person and technical learning mechanisms, to teach skills, improve knowledge or serve as work aids. Objective 3: "Supporting Quality and Sustainability" Help create a global enabling environment that is supportive of families and child safety, health and wellbeing by: a) leveraging existing expertise and strengthening child welfare and protection systems to prepare regional and local organizations to provide technical assistance (TA); b) potentially evolve into centers of excellence (COEs), c) ensuring that programs employ quality improvement (QI) approaches for service delivery, and d) advocating for protective legislation, policies and regulations. Overall Responsibilities: 1. Coordinate planning of project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to USAID's programmatic and financial rules and regulations, including the timely submission of annual work plans, PMPs, reports and other project deliverables. 2. Oversee the project's technical assistance and capacity building activities through the management of a roster of technical experts and STTAs of partners, ensuring the technical quality, timeliness and efficiency of these activities. 3. Supervise key personnel, consultants and oversee contractual relationships for the project's successful implementation. Maintain adequate staffing by helping to recruit, select, orient and train employees and persons filling temporary assignments; also by maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities. 4. Manage multiple, simultaneous initiatives - both short and long-term - that involve research, practice and knowledge- management. This includes but is not limited to the development and implementation of the 4Children research agenda in conjunction with key technical advisors and consortium members, i.e., to identify research gaps and promising practices. 5. Ensure sound management and deliverables of 4Children field support programs. Accomplish these project results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and assisting fellow employees; and by developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards. 6. Lead piloting of initiatives and scale up of successful pilot projects and ensure that the best practices and lessons learned generated by the project are documented and shared through effective channels globally. Help establish and fulfill strategic goals by gathering pertinent global and country-specific information; e.g. by identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing an appropriate course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes. 7. Create project feedback system to ensure that all staff and partners have different channels to provide feedback on project quality, responsiveness, and progress. Establish and maintain productive working relationships with donor representatives, 4Children consortium members, national level government ministries, USAID missions, United Nations national-level offices, academic institutions, prospective and current Centers of Excellence, and other organizations, technical experts, and senior-level advisors working in the area of family strengthening, child protection, social welfare, social service workforce development, social protection and HIV and AIDS. 8. Under the guidance of the Chief of Party, represent 4Children in workshops, conferences and meetings, ensuring ample representation with key stakeholders in all target countries. 9. Provide regular updates to partners, country program leadership, government, and non-government coordination bodies as requested. Undertake sensitive negotiations, as needed. 10. Deputize the Project Director (PD) in the PD's absence or as needed for quality assurance, project management, budget oversight, supervision and advocacy in relation to the implementation, research, and dissemination of project activities and results. 11. Report on activities as requested by 4Children project management, DCOF and USAID ad write or edit: Terms of reference, statements of work, field reviews, and activity reports; Draft work plans, operational plans, and technical tools, guidance or checklists; Project reports, case studies, literature summaries and peer reviewed articles related to project activities and research findings. Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Excellent management and supervisory skills; Ability to multi-task; Serves with Integrity; Models both leadership and Stewardship; Cultivates Constructive Relationships; Promotes Learning; Excellent communication skills in both writing (English) and orally. Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for supervising subject matter experts hired as consultants. Travel Requirements: 25-30%. Personal Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills in cross-cultural settings; Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment; Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines; Proven managerial and supervisory skills. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or higher in social work, social sciences or a closely related field. At least ten years of work experience in child welfare and protection, including at least three years working in a developing country. Senior-level management and supervisory experience of at least three years. Experience designing, implementing and managing complex, country level initiatives with multiple objectives in child welfare and protection systems, family strengthening and/or social service workforce initiatives in/for developing countries. Knowledge of and experiencing designing, implementing or managing programming that addresses alternative care, violence against children, and strengthening the social service workforce is highly desirable. Familiarity with and experience working positively with DCOF, USAID PEPFAR, United Nations agencies, local government, academic institutions and NGOs and CBOs. Solid knowledge of international child rights instruments and frameworks related to alternative care, social service workforce strengthening and violence against children. Strong oral communication and writing skills and with previous experience writing programming guidance, training manuals, reports and peer- reviewed articles. Strong relationship management and supervisory skills. Ability to travel extensively. Language Requirements: Fluency in written and spoken English; fluency in French preferred. Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with this position. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0150. 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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TECHNICAL ADVISOR, HEALTH
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA is seeking a Technical Advisor, Health who will be responsible for providing technical direction and management/ backstopping responsibility of grant- funded projects from a range of institutional, foundation and multilateral donors. S/he will work with the Washington, DC-based Water, Sanitation and Health Practice Team and field-based staff to oversee/ manage current projects; promoting technical quality in the implementation of projects and building the technical capacity of staff in Plan's field offices. The Technical Advisor will contribute to the technical design of project proposals to institutional, foundation, and corporate donors, publications and technical documents. S/he will participate in related research and documentation efforts and represent Plan at sector meetings and events. The incumbent should have technical experience in health to include reproductive health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, maternal health, service delivery and health systems strengthening programming in a developing country. S/he will engage with Plan's health technical network and contribute to publications and technical documents. This position reports to the Director, Health and is based in Washington, DC. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Professional advanced degree required, preferably an MPH or other related technical degree. Minimum five years of experience in in the health priority areas of nutrition, maternal/ child health and health systems strengthening programming in developing countries; minimum 3 years of specialized expertise. Resident field experience is a plus. Demonstrated experience in gender, child and women's issues, and the broad linkages between them and health programming. Significant demonstrated experience writing proposals and knowledge of donor funding procedures specifically USAID. Excellent oral communication and writing skills, interpersonal skills, computer skills and the ability to work in a team setting with people of different backgrounds. Ability to use initiative and independent judgment, identify and resolve problems, and strong negotiation skills. Ability to set priorities and work within deadlines. Ability to travel internationally, up to 35%. French or Spanish language skills preferred. TO APPLY: Closing date is February 20, 2015. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter through our website: www.planusa.org.

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TECHNICAL CONTRACTUAL - QUALITY ASSURANCE
WASHINGTON, DC

The Inter-American Development Bank requires a Temporary Contractual to help it achieve its objectives, particularly supporting the investigative team in ensuring accuracy, completeness, and consistency of all documents to be submitted to the Case Officer. REQUIRES: Degree in Law; 5 years of relevant work experience. Areas of Expertise: Investigations, compliance, litigation or other related areas. Languages: Proficient in English and Spanish; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French will be valued. Skills: Excellent analytical and communication skills, impeccable writing skills, excellent attention to detail. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1500000083

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PROJECT ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

International Medical Corps has posted an opening for a Project Assistant who will assist with the set of activities within the BBR project that specifically deals with training activities in Arabic for emerging partners (i.e., the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the League of Arab States) in the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. REQUIRES: Native fluency in Arabic (spoken and written), and proficiency in English; knowledge of French a plus. Bachelor's degree, preferably in international affairs or a related field of study. 1-2 years of professional work experience. Familiarity with humanitarian issues. Proficient in computer applications, especially with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. For more information and to apply please visit our website at www.imcworldwide.org and complete the online employment application form found under the tab "Work with IMC". Vacancy no: 14-905

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LEGAL DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

FINCA International has posted an opening for a Legal Department Coordinator who will play a critical role coordinating the efforts of the HQ/Global Legal Department while also providing critical legal and administrative support to the GC and the HQ Legal team. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree. 2 years in legal administrative support position preferred. Experience providing administrative support to attorneys/ law firms. Familiarity with legal document processing and requirements. Budget management experience. High degree of tact and diplomacy; sensitivity to cross-cultural issues. For more information and to apply please visit villagebanking.org (click on Careers). Vacancy no: 1848

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DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

Pact is seeking a Deputy Project Director - seconded from Pact to CRS for 4Children. Please Note: There is a strong preference for applicants who are currently legally authorized to work in the U.S. Job Context: The 4Children (Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children) project is a five-year, global USAID-funded project that provides a central mechanism for bringing together the technical expertise needed to increase the capacity of program implementers and key actors within systems of protection, care and support and enable them to effectively address the unique and multi-faceted needs of children affected by the HIV epidemic. The 4Children project will improve the health and well-being of orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV and other adversities by supporting systems and structures at country and regional levels for promoting evidence-based interventions to protect against risk, interrupt cycles of vulnerability, and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation and contributing to overall improvements in quality of life and productivity in vulnerable children and their families. Job Summary: A growing evidence base demonstrates the important role that families and communities play in the development, safety and wellbeing of children. Through the 4Children project, multiple USAID initiatives will be implemented related to building the evidence base and improving child wellbeing through systems-strengthening with families, communities, and broader social-service structures. In concert with the guidance and oversight of the 4Children Project Director, the Deputy Project Director (DPD) will work as a member of the project's executive team, supervise key staff, prepare written documentation and manage day-to-day programmatic operations in relation to the project's key objectives. The DPD will be responsible for the technical leadership of the 4Children project and manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the 4Children project. The DPD is expected to be experienced in addressing the challenges faced by children affected by HIV or otherwise living in adverse circumstances. The Deputy Project Director's responsibilities include support of the Director in relation to all aspects of the project, as directed. In particular, this position involves day-to-day technical, supervisory and managerial leadership for programmatic activities in relation to the project's three objectives: Objective 1: "Build the Evidence Base": Enhancing the evidence base on child welfare and protection by expanding research and practice on evidence-linked interventions in multiple lower- and middle-income countries, including but not limited to research and practices related to child protection, case-management, family strengthening, and the capacity development of social workers and other child protection workers. Objective 2: "Putting Evidence to Practice" Scaling up evidence- based practices (EBPs) by building the capacity of systems, organizations and individuals for a future with resilient families and thriving children. This involves the assessment, adaptation, development and/or promotion of tools, resources and capacity building opportunities through in-person and technical learning mechanisms, to teach skills, improve knowledge or serve as work aids. Objective 3: "Supporting Quality and Sustainability" Help create a global enabling environment that is supportive of families and child safety, health and wellbeing by: a) leveraging existing expertise and strengthening child welfare and protection systems to prepare regional and local organizations to provide technical assistance (TA); b) potentially evolve into centers of excellence (COEs), c) ensuring that programs employ quality improvement (QI) approaches for service delivery, and d) advocating for protective legislation, policies and regulations. Overall Responsibilities: 1. Coordinate planning of project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to USAID's programmatic and financial rules and regulations, including the timely submission of annual work plans, PMPs, reports and other project deliverables. 2. Oversee the project's technical assistance and capacity building activities through the management of a roster of technical experts and STTAs of partners, ensuring the technical quality, timeliness and efficiency of these activities. 3. Supervise key personnel, consultants and oversee contractual relationships for the project's successful implementation. Maintain adequate staffing by helping to recruit, select, orient and train employees and persons filling temporary assignments; also by maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities. 4. Manage multiple, simultaneous initiatives - both short and long-term - that involve research, practice and knowledge- management. This includes but is not limited to the development and implementation of the 4Children research agenda in conjunction with key technical advisors and consortium members, i.e., to identify research gaps and promising practices. 5. Ensure sound management and deliverables of 4Children field support programs. Accomplish these project results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and assisting fellow employees; and by developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards. 6. Lead piloting of initiatives and scale up of successful pilot projects and ensure that the best practices and lessons learned generated by the project are documented and shared through effective channels globally. Help establish and fulfill strategic goals by gathering pertinent global and country-specific information; e.g. by identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing an appropriate course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes. 7. Create project feedback system to ensure that all staff and partners have different channels to provide feedback on project quality, responsiveness, and progress. Establish and maintain productive working relationships with donor representatives, 4Children consortium members, national level government ministries, USAID missions, United Nations national-level offices, academic institutions, prospective and current Centers of Excellence, and other organizations, technical experts, and senior-level advisors working in the area of family strengthening, child protection, social welfare, social service workforce development, social protection and HIV and AIDS. 8. Under the guidance of the Chief of Party, represent 4Children in workshops, conferences and meetings, ensuring ample representation with key stakeholders in all target countries. 9. Provide regular updates to partners, country program leadership, government, and non-government coordination bodies as requested. Undertake sensitive negotiations, as needed. 10. Deputize the Project Director (PD) in the PD's absence or as needed for quality assurance, project management, budget oversight, supervision and advocacy in relation to the implementation, research, and dissemination of project activities and results. 11. Report on activities as requested by 4Children project management, DCOF and USAID ad write or edit: Terms of reference, statements of work, field reviews, and activity reports; Draft work plans, operational plans, and technical tools, guidance or checklists; Project reports, case studies, literature summaries and peer reviewed articles related to project activities and research findings. Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Excellent management and supervisory skills; Ability to multi-task; Serves with Integrity; Models both leadership and Stewardship; Cultivates Constructive Relationships; Promotes Learning; Excellent communication skills in both writing (English) and orally. Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for supervising subject matter experts hired as consultants. Travel Requirements: 25-30%. Personal Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills in cross-cultural settings; Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment; Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines; Proven managerial and supervisory skills. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or higher in social work, social sciences or a closely related field. At least ten years of work experience in child welfare and protection, including at least three years working in a developing country. Senior-level management and supervisory experience of at least three years. Experience designing, implementing and managing complex, country level initiatives with multiple objectives in child welfare and protection systems, family strengthening and/or social service workforce initiatives in/for developing countries. Knowledge of and experiencing designing, implementing or managing programming that addresses alternative care, violence against children, and strengthening the social service workforce is highly desirable. Familiarity with and experience working positively with DCOF, USAID PEPFAR, United Nations agencies, local government, academic institutions and NGOs and CBOs. Solid knowledge of international child rights instruments and frameworks related to alternative care, social service workforce strengthening and violence against children. Strong oral communication and writing skills and with previous experience writing programming guidance, training manuals, reports and peer- reviewed articles. Strong relationship management and supervisory skills. Ability to travel extensively. Language Requirements: Fluency in written and spoken English; fluency in French preferred. Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with this position. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0150. 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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NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SENIOR OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Natural Resource Management Senior Officer. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Advancement team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Feeding, integrating and replicating Pact's technical expertise across the organization; Setting standards for quality programming; Representing and marketing Pact's technical competencies externally; Supporting new business development and program design; Planning and overseeing the implementation of core competency capacity building investments in Pact's global program teams; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; Working collaboratively on cross-cutting technical issues. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Director of Governance, the Natural Resource Management Senior Officer is responsible for integrating key environmental priorities into Pact's programming. Pact's approach to NRM lies at the intersection between developing good local governance systems and creating sustainable livelihood alternatives. Pact's focus areas within NRM are environmental governance, climate change adaptation, land use planning, land rights and tenure, community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and capacity development of local, regional, and national environmental actors. Key Responsibilities: Lead the technical excellence of Pact in natural resource management and environmental governance, including developing an integrated approach. Provide intellectual leadership to Pact by staying abreast of trends and research findings and disseminating them to country offices and relevant communities of practice. Play a representational role for Pact in relevant forums and working with field offices to increase their representation in global, regional, and local events. Provide technical assistance to field offices so that they better understand and are better able to meet industry standards and expectations of donors. Document and disseminate best practices internally. Play a key role in defining new business development by leading the technical design on related projects, ensuring that all relevant proposals are technically sound and capitalize upon Pact's worldwide knowledge base. Network with donors to gather intelligence on up-coming funding opportunities. Help organize and lead a robust internal community of practice that ensures continuous learning across field offices as well as across all levels of Pact. Providing operational and administrative support to projects as needed; coordinating timely and comprehensive responses to country teams' requests and needs. Maintaining good knowledge of project issues, operations, and working environment. Traveling to country offices to provide support as needed. Other related tasks. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Documented success in fund raising; Experience in land use planning in Africa and/or SE Asia; Experience on climate change issues, including climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and sustainable alternative livelihoods creation; Relevant experience in environmental governance programming; Experience using approaches for analyzing and strengthening systems of development actors; Familiarity with USAID, DFID, EU and other bi and multilateral donors. Ability to travel internationally. Willingness to travel up to 40% of the year. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in environmental science, land use planning, environmental governance, sustainable management, or other relevant subject area, and at least 6 years of relevant experience. Experience in the area of institutional capacity-building in the environmental sector. Project management experience in Africa or SE Asia. Documented thought leadership within the development sector; publication of relevant journal articles or technical reports. A working knowledge of the mining sector, its environmental impacts, and rehabilitation practices. Fluent English and proficiency in at least one other language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0167. 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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MANAGER - FIELD OPERATIONS
SANA'A, YEMEN

CARE is looking for a Manager - Field Operations who will be based in Aden town and will report directly to the ACD Program Quality (ACD-PQ). Language Requirement: English, Arabic; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position is responsible for providing leadership, management and operational guidance to the program and program support teams at the field level. Specifically, s/he oversees the management of programs, financial and administrative functions and coordination of work between program and program support functions as well as among the different field teams and with local partners who work in the same geographical areas. The position will ensure best utilization of resources through implementation of efficient and effective management and compliance systems and provision of timely support and guidance to CARE's staff at the field level. In addition, this position will be responsible for ensuring program quality and effective program management, including coherence of programming within the specific program locations; oversight of field operations; representation and liaison with local authorities, partners and donors at the field level. Also the role will ensure proper implementation of CARE's programming principles, accountability systems, risk management and conflict sensitive programming at the field level. Responsibilities and Tasks: Ensure effective program planning, quality and management at the field level. Provide oversight and guidance to the finance, administration, IT, logistics and procurement support functions at the field level. Ensure effective supervision and management of Human Resources at the field level. Management of Safety and Security and conflict sensitivity at the field level. Liaison, Representation and communications at the field level. Any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS (Know-How): Post-graduate degree in development studies, social/ political sciences, and/or in a humanitarian related field. Demonstrated 5-7 years' experience with multi- sectoral development and humanitarian programming with an international NGO or UN agency. Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train program staffs and is also able to work in a changeable situation in a sensitive and participatory manner. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build and manage complex and diverse stakeholder relationships and develop harmonious teams in a cross cultural context. Ability to operate effectively under difficult circumstances including stress, security risks and not easy living conditions. Experience in capacity building. 5-7 years of proven management experience of teams and budgets. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic languages. Ability to produce high quality work and balance competing priorities within demanding timeframes. Excellent understanding of international humanitarian principles and standards, including conflict and gender sensitive programming methodologies. Experience in complex decision making and leading a multi-disciplinary, multi-national team under difficult circumstances. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 560. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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GANSO RESEARCH ANALYST
WEST BANK/GAZA, JERUSALEM

CARE is seeking a talented Gaza NGO Safety Office (GANSO) Research Analyst who will support the preparation and delivery of reports and briefings, edit and approve GANSO SMS and email alerts, and deliver capacity-building training to members. The analyst will support the Communications Assistants (CA) and assist in the administration and orientation of the team as deemed necessary. This position may be required to fill PD (Project Director) responsibilities in the absence of that position. Language Requirement: English. Primary Responsibilities: Research local/ national context to apply analysis to be disseminated for the benefit of Palestinian and International Non-Government Organizations (INGOs). Use knowledge and experience of analysis and other security management practices to build capacity within member agencies through training and awareness workshops. Maintain, strengthen and build upon GANSOs network of NGO, UN and other contacts in order to provide timely, reliable and relevant information and analysis to the INGO community. Maintain and build upon GANSO documentation, research articles and other sources for background to GANSO briefings and briefing notes. Carry out other duties as necessary or as requested by the Project Director. Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: A Bachelor's Degree in development, social/ political sciences or journalism with an emphasis on analytical writing. Demonstrated political/ social/ economic/ risk analysis skills. Exceptional English writing skills and research ability. Ability to work under pressure and against deadlines. Understanding of the history, politics and culture of the Middle East. Knowledge of INGO and UN security management systems. Arabic language capability. 3-5 years' experience working with NGOs preferably in a complex and/or conflict/ post-conflict setting. At least 2 years of experience writing analysis within an operational context, either in the NGO sector or an industry supporting the NGO sector. Comprehensive research capabilities. Experience of working in the Middle East and familiarity with the society and culture. Experience of working in a multi-cultural and diverse environment. Security management experience. Proven ability to conduct training sessions to a diverse audience. A proven ability to work independently or within a small team. Ability to build capacity within junior analysts and support professional development. Skilled in the use of all MS Office applications, especially Excel and Publisher. Excellent communication skills and an enthusiasm to learn. Experience of presentation and workshop facilitation. Training experience. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2557

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NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SENIOR OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Natural Resource Management Senior Officer. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Advancement team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Feeding, integrating and replicating Pact's technical expertise across the organization; Setting standards for quality programming; Representing and marketing Pact's technical competencies externally; Supporting new business development and program design; Planning and overseeing the implementation of core competency capacity building investments in Pact's global program teams; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; Working collaboratively on cross-cutting technical issues. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Director of Governance, the Natural Resource Management Senior Officer is responsible for integrating key environmental priorities into Pact's programming. Pact's approach to NRM lies at the intersection between developing good local governance systems and creating sustainable livelihood alternatives. Pact's focus areas within NRM are environmental governance, climate change adaptation, land use planning, land rights and tenure, community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and capacity development of local, regional, and national environmental actors. Key Responsibilities: Lead the technical excellence of Pact in natural resource management and environmental governance, including developing an integrated approach. Provide intellectual leadership to Pact by staying abreast of trends and research findings and disseminating them to country offices and relevant communities of practice. Play a representational role for Pact in relevant forums and working with field offices to increase their representation in global, regional, and local events. Provide technical assistance to field offices so that they better understand and are better able to meet industry standards and expectations of donors. Document and disseminate best practices internally. Play a key role in defining new business development by leading the technical design on related projects, ensuring that all relevant proposals are technically sound and capitalize upon Pact's worldwide knowledge base. Network with donors to gather intelligence on up-coming funding opportunities. Help organize and lead a robust internal community of practice that ensures continuous learning across field offices as well as across all levels of Pact. Providing operational and administrative support to projects as needed; coordinating timely and comprehensive responses to country teams' requests and needs. Maintaining good knowledge of project issues, operations, and working environment. Traveling to country offices to provide support as needed. Other related tasks. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Documented success in fund raising; Experience in land use planning in Africa and/or SE Asia; Experience on climate change issues, including climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and sustainable alternative livelihoods creation; Relevant experience in environmental governance programming; Experience using approaches for analyzing and strengthening systems of development actors; Familiarity with USAID, DFID, EU and other bi and multilateral donors. Ability to travel internationally. Willingness to travel up to 40% of the year. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in environmental science, land use planning, environmental governance, sustainable management, or other relevant subject area, and at least 6 years of relevant experience. Experience in the area of institutional capacity-building in the environmental sector. Project management experience in Africa or SE Asia. Documented thought leadership within the development sector; publication of relevant journal articles or technical reports. A working knowledge of the mining sector, its environmental impacts, and rehabilitation practices. Fluent English and proficiency in at least one other language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0167. 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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SENIOR ANALYST/TEAM LEADER AND TEAM MEMBERS
AFRICA

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including health, education, environment & economic development and crisis, conflict & governance. IBTCI is currently seeking a Senior Analyst/ Team Leader and Team members for a Performance Evaluation and Needs Assessment of Supporting Communities Affected by the Lord's Resistance Army in Central Africa program. The purpose of this study is to inform future programming in LRA-affected areas by: (1) assessing and mapping community needs, (2) testing the theory of change of existing and previous U.S.-funded C-LRA programming, and (3) providing program recommendations based on the first two tasks. The assessment will be conducted in the Central African Republic (CAR), eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and the Republic of South Sudan (RoSS). Exact RoSS community locations/ geographic scope will be determined by which areas can be safely accessed at the time of the assessment's launch. RESPONSIBILITIES: The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Coordination of and responsibility for all evaluation activities including data collection, monitoring, evaluation, implementation, report generation and other related tasks; Production and completion of an evaluation report in conformance with the scope of work, high-quality analysis, high writing quality and report integration; and Development of final evaluation report with quality assurance and timeliness of all deliverables. If applying for the Team Leader position, responsibilities include the above as well as: Development and finalization of the evaluation design, data collection strategy, and methodology, including evaluation instruments and other design elements; Overall management of the evaluation team and final products; Demonstrate strong communication, organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills; as well as work with minimal guidance, team player and well organized self-starter; and Demonstrate leadership, strategic thinking/ planning, management, presentation skills, strong multi- cultural, interpersonal and supervision skills. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated technical experience in at least one of the following sectorial areas: conflict, governance, information community technology, civilian protection, socio-economic, humanitarian assistance, youth and gender. An advanced degree (MA or PhD) in international development, international security, public policy, political science, economics or related area required. Senior candidates with a PhD must have a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience working with development and security actors in an international setting; senior candidates with an MA must have a minimum of 12 years of experience. Deep expertise in analytical research and/or monitoring and evaluation; Expertise in applying or interpreting geographic information systems (GIS); Experience working with a wide range of U.S. Governmental stakeholders (including Department of State and Department of Defense Personnel). Track record of working successfully with senior officials is essential. Security Clearance at the secret or top secret level is preferred. Previous experience as an evaluation Team Leader (at least three evaluations); and Previous experience with USAID-funded projects (highly desired). TO APPLY: Please submit all application materials at https://ibtci.devhire.devex.com/. No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer. If you encounter any technical issues please notify mjoran@ibtci.com.

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DIRECTOR - GLOBAL HEALTH PRACTICE
VIENNA, VIRGINIA

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

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PARALEGAL
MIAMI, FL

Church World Service has posted an opening for a Paralegal who will assist the Lead Paralegal, Managing Attorney and/or the Staff Attorneys in the preparation of the case files including compiling application packets in an accurate fashion by completing required accompanying documents and providing interpretation/ translation for attorney(s) and/or clients when necessary. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience. Previous work experience with asylum seekers, refugees, asylees, and immigrant entrants. Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheet, database and Web-based applications. Fluency in Spanish with strong writing skills in English required. For more information and to apply please go to www.churchworldservice.org.

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MULTIPLE POSITIONS
AFGHANISTAN

CHIEF OF PARTY
AFGHANISTAN

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY
AFGHANISTAN

MONITORING & EVALUATION SPECIALIST
AFGHANISTAN

GENDER SPECIALIST
AFGHANISTAN

SPICE MONITORING AND EVALUATION ASSISTANT
VAVUNIYA OR COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, SOCIAL BEHAVIOR & CHANGE
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR POLICY & ADVOCACY OFFICER
SEATTLE, WA OR WASHINGTON, DC

POLICY ANALYST, MALARIA CONTROL AND ELIMINATION
PARTNERSHIP IN AFRICA
SEATTLE, WA

LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, LEGAL AFFAIRS
SEATTLE, WA

ANALYST, LESSONS LEARNED
MONSANTO, PORTUGAL

DIRECTOR OF THE CONFLICT PREVENTION CENTRE / DEPUTY HEAD OF THE SECRETARIAT
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

GENDER AND CONSTITUTIONAL EXPERT
HOME-BASED

REPRESENTATIVE
EL SALVADOR, SAN SALVADOR

DIRECTOR, AFRICA I DIVISION
NEW YORK, NY

PROGRAMME PLANNING OFFICER
NEW YORK

LEGAL OFFICER
NEW YORK

DEPUTY REPRESENTATIVE
NEW DELHI, INDIA

SENIOR POLICY AND LEGISLATIVE SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

COMMUNITY PROJECT OFFICERS
TANGIERS, MOROCCO

ASSOCIATE II, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
WASHINGTON, DC

GOVERNANCE OF SUSTAINABLE CITIES ASSOCIATE II
WASHINGTON, DC

MEMBER STATE AUDIT OFFICER
LONDON, UK

SENIOR POLICY ADVISER, COUNTRY COORDINATOR, CIVIL SERVICE
AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
PARIS

HEAD OF THE PROCUREMENT SECTION
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

LEGAL COUNSEL
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

PROGRAMME PLANNING OFFICER
NEW YORK

LEGAL OFFICER
NEW YORK

SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

INVESTIGATOR
VIENNA

CHIEF OF PARTY AND DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY
NEPAL

CHIEF OF PARTY / SENIOR M&E SPECIALIST
NEPAL

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY / M&E SPECIALIST
NEPAL

SENIOR PROGRAM ASSISTANT FOR ASIA / PAKISTAN
WASHINGTON, DC

PROGRAM OFFICER FOR ASIA
WASHINGTON, DC

PROGRAM MANAGER FOR PAKISTAN
WASHINGTON, DC

PROGRAM OFFICER FOR EURASIA
WASHINGTON, DC

PROCUREMENT OFFICER - SEVERAL POSITIONS
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER, CHIEF OF
SECTION
PARIS

HEAD, ACCESSIBLE BOOKS CONSORTIUM SECRETARIAT
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

REPRESENTATIVE
BRAZIL

CHIEF ETHICS OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

DIGITAL FORENSIC INVESTIGATOR
NAIROBI

POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK

CHIEF, COMPETITION AND CONSUMER POLICIES BRANCH
GENEVA

DIGITAL FORENSIC INVESTIGATOR
NAIROBI





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