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U.S. LIAISON OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

The United Nations Development Programme seeks a US Liaison Officer. Duties: Enhance the profile of UN Women and its visibility among Washington, D.C.-based United States government agencies and non-governmental organizations, with particular focus on Congress, the United States Department of State and USAID through ongoing engagement with relevant offices, including those of Members of Congress and their staffers to enhance understanding of the relevance of the mandate and work of UN Women. REQUIRES: Master's degree or equivalent in political science, international relations, public policy, communications or a development-related area of study. Experience in advocacy and outreach with Washington, D.C.-based United States government agencies or non-governmental organizations is essential. Proven experience in government relations. Minimum eight to ten years of relevant experience. Excellent negotiating and communication skills and ability to mobilize support from a wide range of partners (public, including parliamentarians, private, academic, civil society, think tanks and business community leaders). Knowledge and experience working on women's empowerment and gender equality highly desirable. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 6/15/16.

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TECHNICAL OFFICER, LAW
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

The World Health Organization seeks a Technical Officer (P-3) in Geneva. Duties: Maintain a database of tobacco control legislation and regulations, including collecting existing national and subnational legislation. Review and assess all collected legislation and related information for the Global Tobacco Control Report (GTCR) according to existing criteria. REQUIRES: A first university degree in law with an emphasis in health legislation, health law or international law. Minimum of five years of relevant experience in tobacco control legislation especially relating to the implementation of the WHO FCTC, at least 2 years of which is at the international level. Experience in legislation for tobacco product regulation including health policy development and research, in the scientific or public health area with experience in health legislation, health law or international law. Closing date: 6/6/16. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference Vacancy no: HQ/16/NMH/FT298.

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PARALEGALS
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

The World Trade Organization is seeking to fill two positions of Paralegal, one each in the Appellate Body Secretariat and the Legal Affairs Division. The main role of the paralegal is to assist with dispute settlement activities. The paralegal may also be required to assist in other areas including preparing material for presentations, assisting in the preparation of legal opinions, briefing notes or legal publications, conducting basic research, and supporting depository and other archive functions. REQUIRES: Completion of secondary school or equivalent technical or commercial school; specialized training or proven expertise developed through experience working as a paralegal (or functional equivalent) is required. Further education or certification in paralegal studies will be an advantage. At least five years' experience working as a paralegal (or functional equivalent), preferably involved in litigation activities in a law firm, government or corporate legal office, or national or international judicial institution or quasi-judicial agency. TO APPLY: Please visit our website at http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/vacan_e.htm. Closing date: 6/8/16. Vacancy no: EXT/F/16-34

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SENIOR CAPACITY STRENGTHENING ADVISOR
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA

FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Capacity Strengthening Advisor in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The purpose of the project is to change social and gender norms to promote positive health behaviors and practices. The CPICI award will provide SBCC support and build local capacity for behavior changes needed to improve health outcomes in Family Planning/ Reproductive Health (FP/RH); Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH); Malaria; Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS); Tuberculosis (TB) and other selected health areas. The target populations of CPICI are women and youth. Responsibilities: The Senior Capacity Strengthening Advisor will oversee the capacity strengthening portfolio of work and direct the provision of technical assistance and training support to public and private organizations in an array of technical areas including social and behavior change communication (SBCC), organizational development, monitoring and evaluation, financial management and grant compliance, USG government regulations and agreement adherence, and a variety of health issues (maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (MNCAH); family planning (FP); malaria prevention, control and case management; Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS). He/she will take a lead in directing capacity strengthening efforts assisting partners in developing and implementing comprehensive SBCC activities at national, regional, local levels. Work will commence with organizational assessments and subsequent development of a tailored TA and support plan alignment to results of the assessment and proposed needs as defined both by the partner and USAID. This position is contingent upon funder approval of key personnel and availability of funds. Lead the design, delivery and monitoring of technical assistance provided toward strengthening SBCC, organizational, managerial, financial, compliance and systems and mutually identified needs for a number of local organizations and national and regional government of Tanzania. Assess the organizational systems and SBCC capacity of and develop technical assistance plans for the selected partners. Source and manage technical assistance providers to respond to requests in a timely and efficient manner. Guide and monitor implementation of activities to achieve the goals of the project, ensuring that required inputs are in place on time. Develop/refine the projects approaches, resources and learning around capacity strengthening Build staff capacity for capacity strengthening. Report on progress made against technical assistance plans as requested. Represent the project on relevant working groups. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or its international equivalent in organizational development, public health, education, social science or a related field. At least 8 years of experience in progressively increasing responsibility in design and managing complex, large capacity strengthening programs in developing countries involving multiple stakeholders. Excellent verbal and written communication Strong understanding and previous experience working with, advising and providing capacity strengthening to the Government of Tanzania and Tanzanian non-governmental organizations/civil society organizations (NGOs/CSOs) and private sector organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of capacity strengthening methodologies at the system, organization, and individual level. Demonstrated strong technical, programming and management skills Demonstrated experience working with the Government of Tanzania, NGO/CSOs and media, private and public sector and other stakeholders preferably in SBCC related areas. Professional training and experience with adult learning methods, training or facilitation, organizational capacity assessments, mapping and planning Proven ability to work as an effective team member Excellent oral/written communication skills in English and one or more additional languages a plus. Ability to set priorities while multi-tasking, and meet deadlines. Language requirements: English and one or more local languages This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16849/senior-capacity-strengthening-advis or/job.

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INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS PROJECT INITIATIVE

Do you have a great project idea or know other American and Russian citizens interested in tackling shared social challenges? The U.S.-Russian Social Expertise Exchange is now accepting applications for a new round of its Independent Professionals Project Initiative!

This competition is open to individuals interested in implementing socially oriented projects with benefit to both Russian and American societies. In partnership with a host organization in the opposite country, Independent Professionals will travel to their host country for 7-14 days to implement a collaborative project in the host country and upon return home.

Learn more on SEE website: http://www.usrussiasocialexpertise.org/#current- initiative-4 and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usrussiasocialexpertise/?fref=nf or Twitter: https://twitter.com/seeosoz.

Application Deadline: June 5, 2016, 11:59 PM EST (June 6, 6:59 AM Moscow Time)

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SOCIAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
BANGKOK

The United Nations seeks a Social Affairs Officer in Bangkok. Duties: Participates in the analysis of social development issues in gender related areas at the global, regional and national levels; undertakes empirical research and analysis of trends and developments and related policy issues relevant to the Division's mandate, projects and initiatives; recommends proposals for inclusion in reports to intergovernmental bodies, member states, etc. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in sociology, economics, other social science or related field is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in socio economic development, policy analysis, sociological research or related areas is required. Experience in advancing gender equality and women's empowerment at the regional or international level is desirable. Experience with gender mainstreaming is an asset. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367-0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 7/11/16. Vacancy no: 60545

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INVESTIGATOR
NEW YORK, NAIROBI

The United Nations seeks an Investigator in New York and Nairobi. Duties: Plans, organizes, conducts and manages investigations of alleged misconduct, malfeasance, mismanagement, fraud, corruption, waste of resources, sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and alleged violations of UN Rules, Regulations and pertinent administrative issuances. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in law, international law, criminal investigation, police studies or related fields. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in investigatory work is required. Experience with international investigation activities is desirable. Experience with an international or multilateral public institution is desirable. Closing date: 7/2/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference Vacancy no: 59952.

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SOCIAL AFFAIRS OFFICER, GENDER
BEIRUT

The United Nations seeks a Social Affairs Officer (Gender) in Beirut. Duties: .Proposes, designs and carries out substantive research projects analyzing key trends and changes in socio-economic structures and related issues (e.g., gender mainstreaming, gender issues, SCR 1325, violence against women, women participation, employment, SDGs, etc.) at global, regional and national levels; assesses implications and develops proposals with respect to gender equality and the empowerment of women. REQUIRES: Advanced University Degree (Master's degree or equivalent) preferably in gender studies, sociology, economics, other social science or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in socio economic development, policy analysis, sociological research or related area. At least three years of experience in gender issues in desirable. Closing date: 7/4/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference Vacancy no: 59565.

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ANALYTICAL SUPPORT FOR IMPACT EVALUATIONS & SOCIAL REPORT
WASHINGTON, DC

The Inter-American Development Bank seeks an Analytical support for Impact Evaluations and Social Report. The objective of this consultancy is to contribute to the economic analysis and implementation of impact evaluations and coordinate the thematic chapters of the Social Report. REQUIRES: 5 years of Masters or desirable PhD in Economics, Public Policy or related fields and a minimum of five years of related work experience. Excellent command of Spanish and English. Areas of Expertise: Economics, Public Policy, Education, Econometrics, with application preferably to Latin America and the Caribbean. Skills: Strong quantitative and analytical skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and work under high pressure. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail. Previous publications preferred. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1600002987

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HEAD OF PLANNING, PROJECT, PARTNERSHIP & ADVOCACY OFFICE
GAZA

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has posted an opening for a Head of Planning, Project, Partnership and Advocacy Office (P-4) in Gaza. The incumbent provides oversight and leads the Planning, Projects, Partnership and Advocacy Office (PPPAO), supporting projects' planning and integration over cross-cutting themes, pursues innovative avenues of cooperation for funding opportunities and leading advocacy efforts in the Field to promote the Palestinian refugees' needs. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree from an accredited educational institution in public or business administration, social or political science, project management, international development or relevant discipline. A minimum of eight years of relevant experience, specifically in planning, humanitarian programme or project management, resource mobilization, fundraising, partnership and donor relations, including a minimum of four years international experience at a management support, coordination or supervisory level, outside one's home country in a large governmental or international organization. Excellent command of written and spoken English. TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a completed UN Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF is available in PDF or MS WORD Format and can therefore be down-loaded or printed out. Completed PHF's and CV's can be sent by: email to: unrwa- ahr@unrwa.org or fax to: (+972 8) 677 7694 mail to: Head Recruitment Section, UNRWA/HQ Gaza via UNRWA HQ Amman, PO Box 140157, Amman 11814, Jordan. Closing date: 6/2/16. Vacancy no: 16-FO-GA-21

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