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


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OPERATIONS DIRECTOR AFGHANISTAN - MIDDLE EAST & EUROPEAN REGION (MEER)
HERAT, AFGHANISTAN

World Vision is seeking an Operations Director Afghanistan - Middle East & European Region (MEER) in Herat. This is your opportunity to use your senior leadership and operations experience to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children. You can do this by joining World Vision (WV), a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being and protection of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice. The Operations Director Afghanistan - Middle East & European Region (MEER) will provide strategic and operational leadership in the development and implementation of all World Vision programming in Afghanistan. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Operations Director is a key player in organisational strategy development and leads in program development and implementation that positively impacts the lives of children and their communities in line with World Vision expectations, standards and commitments. We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: As a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), represent the Operations Department in the development of organisational strategies, policies, annual and long term business plans, and oversee the formulation of management plans for the Operations Department that contribute to the overall organisational goals, results and impact. Lead the process of identifying new programming directions consistent with WV Afghanistan's Strategy, and ensure good coordination between the program team and other departments. Ensure that the two key department units comprising Program Quality and Field Operations are managed effectively and efficiently. Establish and maintain effective relationships with WV Support Offices to strengthen engagement and increase funding levels to better address local needs of partner communities. REQUIRED SKILLS INCLUDE: Master's degree or equivalent in related field, or a combination of relevant schooling and work experience that demonstrates capacity as a strategic thinker, manager and problem solver. Proven track record in managing relationships with major donors that resulted in improved impact in communities and increased funding levels. Minimum 5 years in senior leadership and management positions within an NGO working in both relief and development. Ability to develop positive relationships with other departments (e.g. finance, HR) that result in improved efficiency, effectiveness and organisational performance. Evidence of ability to maintain work/ life balance and contribute to a positive environment living in a team house. Willingness to travel domestically and internationally in order to fulfil job requirements. Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of local language(s) an asset. If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of vulnerable children in the Middle East & Eastern Europe region, we'd love to hear from you. TO APPLY: Find the full description (https://jobs.wvi.org/webjobs.nsf/WebPublished/7491076F9CD4B4B788257CC30056E 396?OpenDocument) and apply online by the closing date 15 August 2014. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

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SENIOR ADVISOR - GENDER JUSTICE PROGRAM
AMMAN, JORDAN

CARE is seeking a Senior Advisor, Gender Justice Program in Amman. Expected Travel: up to 20%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. CARE has committed itself to building a common and consistent identity across the region, in a way that is consistent with CARE's global vision and mission, in a region that represents a nexus for the struggle for girls' and women's rights. In seeking to be the leading international organization that 'is committed to ensuring the rights of girls and women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region', CARE also acknowledges the need to work with regional stakeholders and to hold ourselves and others accountable to (and to be held to account by) the impact groups with whom we work. The MENA region is the most conservative region globally with respect to women's and girl's rights. In the 2012 Global Gender Gap Report, not only does the region rank the lowest, but it also shows the least progress in the last 10 years. As such, CARE's work on these issues, even in such complex and often volatile contexts that characterize the region, must also serve the organization's global commitment to gender equality and women's empowerment. In recognition of challenges and opportunities associated with humanitarian context and long term programming in the region, and as a result of recommendations made developed in the MENA regional strategy, it has been agreed that CARE will develop three programmatic theme teams within the MENA Region, one of which is centered on women's rights. The Senior Advisor, GJP/CM will frame and guide CARE's social and gender justice agenda throughout the MENA region as well as lead the implementation of the MENA vision and strategy in order to achieve the MENA region's strategic objectives by 2017. Responsibilities and Tasks: Develops knowledge, learning and sharing capacity at regional level that reflects CARE's commitment to the MENA Strategy. Builds strategic partnerships and bridges across the region/ convening spaces for dialogue. Leads regional advocacy efforts on issues of gender equality (GE) and women's empowerment (WE), as relevant to MENA, and contributes to CARE's Global Advocacy Agenda. Developing CARE's Regional Program Experience base. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in social sciences such as International development, foreign policy, public health, gender studies. Other formal training in gender studies, women studies or a research focus on issues related to the job. 5 years of experience in gender and empowerment program initiatives such as gender analysis and research, facilitation, program implementation and advocacy. 5-7 years' experience working on GE/WE within a INGO or activist setting. Strong experience in facilitating, managing or providing technical assistance to Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention and/or response programs. Proven track record in cultivation of partnerships and alliance building with key actors (working GE/WE programming) in the region. Ability to combine formal expertise on gender mainstreaming and gender equality with experiences of applications to specific humanitarian program sectors, plans and policies, and processes. Skilled coordinating networks and building synergies across teams. Strong knowledge and skills in applications of GBV guidelines. Excellent facilitation and consensus building skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=23 87. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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PROGRAM ASSOCIATE FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS AND OUTREACH
BALTIMORE, MD

Lutheran World Relief has posted an opening for a Program Associate for Legislative Affairs and Outreach who will focus on Congressional and other forms of outreach, legislative analysis and cooperation with peers around shared legislative priorities. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. At least 2 years of policy analysis, government relations and/or international relief and development work experience (graduate degree may help fulfill experience requirement). Ability to travel within the United States and globally, approximately 10% annually. A strong understanding of global health, agriculture development and/or humanitarian policy issues as related to developing countries and communities. Experience with policy analysis and issue advocacy on behalf of international relief and development agencies and/or prior work experience with a government agency, multilateral institution or equivalent engaged in the field of international relief and development. For more information and to apply visit www.lwr.org/jobs/index.asp.

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SURVEY DESIGN SPECIALIST, LEGISLATIVE STRENGTHENING PROGRAM
ABIDJAN, CÔTE D'IVOIRE

MSI is seeking a Survey Design Specialist in Abidjan. Please note: Only Ivorian citizens are eligible for this position. The Survey Design Specialist will provide an approach for implementing survey research and expert panel elements of the Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP). S/he will work in collaboration with the Deputy Chief of Party. This is a one-year contract with the possibility of extension through 2017. REQUIRES: Expertise in survey design, and prior experience developing similar surveys. Experience monitoring and evaluating legislative strengthening programs. Excellent verbal and written French skills required. Bachelor's degree in statistics, mathematics, development, or other relevant field strongly preferred. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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PROGRAM OFFICER
OTTAWA, CANADA

A key part of Canada's foreign policy efforts, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) supports research in developing countries to promote growth and development. The result is innovative, lasting solutions that aim to improve lives and livelihoods. Join our team to put your ideas and knowledge to work to help solve some of the developing world's most critical challenges. IDRC is seeking a Program Officer, Information and Networks in Asia and Sub Saharan Africa - Term until August 2017 (with possibility of extension). Information and Networks in Asia and Sub Saharan Africa (INASSA) is a research initiative developed by IDRC and the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID). This new program of research represents a joint investment of CAD $15M million to build an evidence base on the connections between the growing use of digital information networks and economic growth, democratic reform and increased educational opportunities in the developing world. It also seeks to identify the most effective strategies for harnessing these opportunities in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. As the Program Officer, reporting to the Program Leader, a key member of a multi-disciplinary team, you will identify critical research issues such as the impact of the internet and other novel forms of communications technologies on political movements, learning, entrepreneurship and scientific production. You will also take the lead in developing, managing, monitoring and evaluating a portfolio of research projects in these areas. In particular, you will be implementing INASSA's communications and research uptake strategy, as well as supporting the design and implementation of INASSA's monitoring and evaluation activities. Another important responsibility will be taking the lead on knowledge translation and reporting on the program to DFID. Moreover, you would be expected to collaborate on flagship research activities within the areas of open education, digital activism, open government, online censorship and privacy, open science, intellectual property rights and/or digital inclusion. Overview of QUALIFICATIONS: PhD and a record of publication in an area of applied research related to information sciences, information society studies, telecommunications or communication studies preferably as applied to the developing world OR a Master's degree in a relevant discipline and significant work experience. This position requires three years relevant experience, which includes: Conducting and managing research projects from project design to project implementation and evaluation in developing regions; Establishing and building organizational partnerships, including reporting to funding organizations; Working in developing countries. Strong English language skills are required for this position. Strong knowledge of information society issues in developing countries. TO APPLY: For more information about this rewarding career opportunity and to apply, please visit our website at idrc.ca/careers. Application Deadline: July 28, 2014. Beyond the opportunity to work with people who are passionate about their work, we offer competitive salaries and extensive benefits including opportunities for professional growth, flexible work hours, employer-paid leave, a pension plan, and medical, dental, and life insurance coverage. IDRC is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from qualified women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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ADMINISTRATEUR DE PROGRAMME
OTTAWA, CANADA

Le CRDI, qui est un élément clé de la politique étrangère du Canada, appuie des travaux de recherche dans les pays en développement afin d'y favoriser la croissance et le développement. Il en résulte des solutions novatrices et durables qui ont pour but d'améliorer les conditions de vie et les moyens de subsistance. Faites partie de notre équipe et venez mettre vos idées et vos connaissances au service de la recherche de solutions aux grands défis auxquels les pays en développement font face. Information et réseaux en Asie et en Afrique subsaharienne - poste d'une durée déterminée jusqu'en août 2017 (avec possibilité de prolongation). Information et réseaux en Asie et en Afrique subsaharienne (IRAAS) est un programme conçu par le CRDI et le Department for International Development (DFID) du Royaume-Uni. Ce nouveau programme de recherche représente un investissement conjoint de 15 millions CAD et vise à constituer un corpus de données probantes qui mettra en évidence les liens qui existent entre l'utilisation croissante des réseaux d'information numériques et la croissance économique, la réforme démocratique et l'accroissement des possibilités en matière d'éducation dans les pays en développement. Il permettra aussi de déterminer les stratégies les plus efficaces pour exploiter ces possibilités en Asie et en Afrique subsaharienne. Relevant d'un chef de programme, l'administrateur de programme est un membre clé d'une équipe pluridisciplinaire. Il détermine les grandes questions de recherche comme l'impact d'Internet et des nouvelles formes de technologies de la communication sur les mouvements politiques, l'apprentissage, l'entrepreneuriat et la production scientifique. En outre, il assume la direction de l'élaboration, de la gestion, du suivi et de l'évaluation d'un portefeuille de projets de recherche dans ces domaines. En particulier, il est chargé de mettre en oeuvre la stratégie de communication et d'utilisation des résultats de recherche d'IRAAS et de participer à la conception et à l'exécution des activités de suivi et d'évaluation d'IRAAS. Une autre responsabilité importante est de prendre les devants sur le transfert des connaissances et la production de rapports sur le programme pour DFID. Par ailleurs, il est censé collaborer à des activités de recherche phares dans les domaines de l'éducation ouverte, du cybermilitantisme, du gouvernement ouvert, de la cybercensure, de la protection de la vie privée en ligne, de la science ouverte, des droits de propriété intellectuelle et (ou) de l'inclusion numérique. Survol des qualités recherchées: Un diplôme de doctorat et des publications antérieures dans un domaine de la recherche appliquée relié aux sciences de l'information, aux études de la société de l'information, aux télécommunications ou aux communications, de préférence dans le contexte des pays en développement, OU un diplôme de maîtrise dans un domaine pertinent et une expérience de travail appréciable. Ce poste exige trois années d'expérience pertinente qui comporte notamment. la direction et la gestion de projets de recherche, depuis leur conception jusqu'à leur exécution et leur évaluation, dans des pays en développement. l'établissement et la consolidation de partenariats, ce qui comporte entre autres à présenter des rapports aux organismes bailleurs de fonds. travailler dans des régions en développement. Ce poste exige une bonne maîtrise de l'anglais. Ce poste exige une connaissance approfondie des questions relatives à la société de l'information dans les pays en développement. Pour en savoir plus au sujet de ce poste et pour postuler, veuillez consulter le crdi.ca/emplois. Date butoir : le 28 juillet 2014. Outre la possibilité de travailler avec des gens qui sont passionnés par ce qu'ils font, le CRDI offre des salaires concurrentiels et un bouquet d'avantages sociaux appréciables, dont des occasions de perfectionnement professionnel, des horaires de travail souples, des congés payés, un régime de retraite et des protections d'assurance (soins médicaux, soins dentaires et vie). Le CRDI souscrit au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi et invite les femmes, les autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les personnes qui font partie des minorités visibles ayant les qualités requises à poser leur candidature.

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SENIOR DIRECTOR UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

CARE is seeking a talented Senior Director United States Government (USG) Relations. Expected Travel: up to 20%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The Senior Director USG Relations represents CARE USA at the highest levels of the US Government. The position allows CARE USA to play an active role in a variety of important Washington, DC-based arenas, building and managing stronger relations and partnerships with key parts of the US Government with a primary focus on United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Private Voluntary Organizations (PVO) and broader international development community. The Senior Director USG Relations will report to the Vice-President of Program, Partnership and Learning (PPL) and collaborate closely with technical teams, Competitive Bids Unit (CBU) and Policy and Advocacy Unit (PAU) and Office Of The President (OOP), regional and country office leadership and CARE Member Partners in identifying, developing, coordinating, and maintaining CARE's relationships and partnerships with the US Government. In partnership with technical teams, CBU and PAU, the Senior Director USG Relations will take the primary lead in managing and strengthening strategic relationships with key offices and bureaus across the US Government with a particular focus on those within USAID which are primarily aligned with CARE USA's program focus and strategy. The Senior Director USG Relations role will help support and strengthen CARE USA's strategy to stabilize and grow its USAID resource base. The Senior Director USG Relations will be responsible for the development of a relationship strategy in which a continuous level of engagement is maintained between CARE and USAID. The strategy will reflect: 1) identification of top priority US Government contacts and appropriate CARE counterparts, with a defined sequence of approaches to cultivate those key relationships; 2) defined goals and priorities for USAID engagement, based on US Government priorities and strategies relevant to CARE teams (fundraising, advocacy, technical teams, OOP, Regions, Country Offices, etc.); 3) generally coordinating and ensuring appropriate staff are regularly engaging their US Government counterparts and senior staff and providing the necessary feedback; 4) tracking and communicating information in relation to relevant US Government-hosted events; 5) promoting and representing CARE at relevant US Government-related events; 6) identifying and communicating US Government potential innovative engagement opportunities prior to their launch, and 7) assisting in the identification of strategic US Government funded and sponsored opportunities. The incumbent needs a combination of excellent problem solving, representation and presentation skills, a strong and varied program background and an ability to quickly grasp and communicate CARE's program work. This position builds lasting networks and strategic alliances (both internally within CARE HQ, regions and country offices and externally with the Washington, DC development community). The incumbent needs to be a "self-starter" who thinks strategically, acts diplomatically, can achieve valuable results with a high degree of autonomy, and has the capacity to provide leadership and vision. The incumbent is a member of the PPL senior management team. Primary Responsibilities: Strategic Relationship Management; Business Intelligence Gathering; Networking, Communication and Outreach; Capacity Building. REQUIRED SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, International Development or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. No less than 8-10 years senior management experience in either/or both the non-profit and for-profit context. Experience working with and through US Government context and entities - with a strong and demonstrable working knowledge, connections and networks with USAID and other parts of US Government; Experience in international development; Proven experience in results orientated relationship management, networking, marketing and intelligence gathering; Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations. Experience with the wider PVO community and InterAction. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 374. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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PROGRAM QUALITY ADVISOR
ETHIOPIA - ADDIS ABABA

CARE is currently seeking a Program Quality Advisor. Employee Duration: Active Full-Time. Type of Post: Accompanied - Family. Funding: Approved. Description: The purpose of the Program Quality Advisor position is to build the country office local staff capacity for program design and quality support functions. S/he also ensures that CARE's development and humanitarian programs and policy engagement in Ethiopia is fully in line with organizational policies and priorities, consistently meeting/ surpassing international humanitarian standards, and increasingly and effectively integrated with its efforts in recovery and development. The Advisor is expected to help CARE become a recognized and reliable leader in the integration and promotion of gender-specific analysis, design and implementation, ensuring that the specific vulnerabilities of women and girls are understood and addressed. The position holder will have a focused and targeted coaching and mentoring to members of the PQL and emergency unit as required to ensure the Country Office program design and technical assistance initiatives are in accordance with CARE Ethiopia's mission, strategic objectives and program approaches, and program/ project design tools and principles. S/he supports program teams in the design of new programs and preparation of proposals. The incumbent will be an integral member of CARE Ethiopia's Program Quality and Learning (PQL) team, reporting to the unit's coordinator and serving as the principal architect of organizational policy positions in the humanitarian arena, the principal guardian of humanitarian standards in its emergency interventions and the principal conceptual bridge-builder between/across CARE Ethiopia's emergency and developmental programming portfolios. Responsibilities: Program Design and Integration: Proactively represents CARE Ethiopia in external/internal discussion forums pertaining to her/his duties in a professional manner; Consults closely and cooperates with other sections in program department, with an emphasis on ensuring up-to- date emergency preparedness within the country office and optimal integration of disaster risk management into overall program; Establishes and maintain networks with government, donors and other stakeholders to ensure technical assistance supports on program design and other initiatives are well planned and adequately obtained for CARE Ethiopia; Keeps up to date with developments in humanitarian policy and programming, including good practice examples in-country and internationally, and ensure ongoing personal development and learning; Supports in identification and documentation of lessons learned and appropriate dissemination of same. Supports the LDM Unit to develop tools and strategies to promote learning, reflective practice and program quality around strategic directions. Ensure adequate monitoring, reporting to the CO and CARE in accordance with CARE International's humanitarian accountability framework, relevant SPHERE standards, and essential environmental mitigation measures. Ensure all programme personnel understand and carry out their duties in accordance with humanitarian principles, core values, the Code of Conduct and SPHERE. Learning and Networking: Proactively represents CARE Ethiopia in external/internal discussion forums pertaining to her/his duties in a professional manner; Consults closely and cooperates with other sections in program department, with an emphasis on ensuring up-to- date emergency preparedness within the country office and optimal integration of disaster risk management into overall program; Establishes and maintain networks with government, donors and other stakeholders to ensure technical assistance supports on program design and other initiatives are well planned and adequately obtained for CARE Ethiopia; Keeps up to date with developments in humanitarian policy and programming, including good practice examples in-country and internationally, and ensure ongoing personal development and learning; Supports in identification and documentation of lessons learned and appropriate dissemination of same. Supports the LDM Unit to develop tools and strategies to promote learning, reflective practice and program quality around strategic directions. Ensure adequate monitoring, reporting to the CO and CARE in accordance with CARE International's humanitarian accountability framework, relevant SPHERE standards, and essential environmental mitigation measures. Ensure all programme personnel understand and carry out their duties in accordance with humanitarian principles, core values, the Code of Conduct and SPHERE. Capacity Building: Design and oversee an ongoing emergency response capacity building strategy to ensure minimum standards (Sphere, HAF, etc.) are consistently applied in the implementation of all emergency interventions; Together with the other advisory staff in the team, undertakes a regular capacity needs assessment on relevant programmatic issues and develop a prioritized capacity building plan and coordinates with HR on staff related capacity building activities; Supports training and capacity building initiatives related to standards and good practices; Oversees the collection, compilation, development and dissemination of manuals and reading materials useful for program design initiatives and the implementation of sectoral and thematic areas and share with projects and program implementation units; Establishes a mechanism of planned technical support requests from projects and ensures proactive and coordinated Technical Assistance of the advisory staff in his/her unit. REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree in appropriate discipline-international affairs, public policy, law, development studies, etc., or equivalent combination of education and work experience At least six years' experience in international humanitarian policy and development programming, with at least three in Africa. Demonstrated ability to build capacity in cross-cultural contexts, including training experience. Project design skill. Research, analysis and writing skills of high standard. Design and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation systems. Firm belief in and commitment to promoting teamwork, gender equality. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 067. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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CHIEF OF PARTY, CIVIL SOCIETY AND MEDIA PROGRAM
MANDALAY, MYANMAR

Pact is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party for a project aimed at building the capacity of civil society and media organizations in Myanmar, and strengthening connections between civil society, media, and the government of Myanmar. This position is contingent upon award of funds. The Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for technical and administrative leadership of regional project activities. In addition, the Deputy Chief of Party will act as the secondary liaison to donors, the Government of Myanmar and other project stakeholders. RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for technical and administrative management of regional project activities, providing feedback and support to project team in its day-to-day operations. Assist in all aspects of project planning, including the production of annual work plans, operating budgets, etc. Oversee and monitor quality of organizational capacity development to local CSOs, using customized capacity building tools and approaches to ensure measurable impact. Provide administrative and programmatic support for management of grantees; lead the identification and administration of sub-grants to NGOs undertaking innovative initiatives. Ensure coordination of project with other initiatives in country, as well as coordination of different initiatives. Provide technical leadership grounded in the project's strategic objectives to ensure high-quality programming that meets or exceeds expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Adjust project strategy and approach in consultation with donor as needed according to shifting realities on the ground. Ensure that Pact provides high quality technical assistance to local partners. Conduct regular monitoring and mentoring visits to local partners. Establish processes that ensure iterative feedback and assistance to local partners. Ensure that all donor and Pact reporting requirements on program impact are met. Oversee project staff in helping implementing partners/ grantees establish reporting and tracking systems to provide key information in an efficient and timely manner. Ensure cost-effective use of Pact and donor resources. Closely manage project budget to meet expected results. Review and approve quarterly budgets and reports. Ensure effective coordination and communication between the technical team and other organizational departments. Act as Pact's liaison to donors, government ministries and partners. Represent Pact at conferences, working groups and meetings, including relevant organizational and external Communities of Practice. Maintain and expand on Pact's position as a thought leader in civil society strengthening in Myanmar and the wider Southeast Asia region. Provide regular written/ oral program progress updates as requested. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of seven years of professional management experience working on all aspects of civil society and media strengthening, including grassroots organizations, network development, national civil society capacity development, NGO legislation, CS advocacy and developing CS campaigns (demonstrated track record of success working on human rights, democratization and/or policy reform initiatives strongly preferred). A graduate degree (Master's Degree or higher preferred) in a related field of study, such as international development, political science, communications, law. Expertise in building the capacity of local organizations through customized tools and approaches, as well as technical and financial support. Proven track record of success in overseeing projects with strong sub-grant components. Proven leadership in the design, management, implementation and monitoring & evaluation of large and complex international donor-funded programs. Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, management, supervision and budgeting. Experience leading large projects funded by bi-lateral donors, such as USAID, DfID, AusAID, etc. Experience successfully implementing USAID projects strongly preferred. Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision to diverse stakeholders and lead multi-disciplinary teams. Proven track record of success in managing, coaching and mentoring staff in an international setting, particularly within non-profit organizations. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, international and local organizations. Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written. Strong knowledge of donor policies and procedures. Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental and development context of Myanmar and Southeast Asia strongly preferred. Fluency in English required. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0052. 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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COUNTRY DIRECTOR/PROJECT DIRECTOR, CHILD LABOR
MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA

Pact is seeking a Country Director/ Project Director in Medellin. This is a local hire and the chosen candidate will need to relocate on own expense, if necessary. There is a preference for Colombian candidates, but all interested parties are encouraged to apply. The Project Director/ Country Director is responsible for following areas: Project Director: Overall coordination and management of the Department of Labor's (DOL) Project to Reduce Child Labor in Colombia, The objective of the project is to reduce child labor, including by improving working conditions in the artisanal mining sector in Colombia. The Project Director is responsible for meeting the project's technical objectives, managing financial resources, managing program staff, managing partnering agreements, maintaining good working relationships with Government of Colombia officials and local partners, managing DOL deliverables and reporting, and ensuring a high-quality delivery of services. The Country Director's (CD) overall responsibilities include: Technical leadership; team management and mentoring; policy advocacy; security and safety leadership; donor, government and partner liaison; new business development; and oversight of programmatic and financial management and reporting. As Country Director, s/he is also responsible for setting strategic directions and developing the country portfolio. The Project Director/CD reports to the Regional Vice President. Specific Duties: Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands- on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in engaging with DOL and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual workplans and all other donor deliverables; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with HQ and donor requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to DOL, programmatic stakeholders, particularly at the national level (including other donors, civil society, networks, etc.) and the Government of Colombia, including relevant ministries. Manage all local subgrants and any grantmaking mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee activities. Provide technical and management guidance, training and mentoring to staff and partners to strengthen capacity for technical delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact HR policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Minimum QUALIFICATIONS: BA and at least 5 years of experience in a management capacity within project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of cooperative agreements and/or contract requirements (including meeting deadlines, achieving targets, and overseeing the preparation and submission of required reports). Demonstrable experience in establishing and maintaining systems for project operations across multiple sites and partner organizations. Experience working successfully with a wide range of stakeholders at the national, departmental and municipal levels, and engaging in coalition building and public-private partnerships promotion. Experience in a leadership role in implementing development projects in the areas of child labor, child welfare, mining or extractive industries, or other relevant areas. Ability to provide the financial management and oversight necessary to successfully execute a large-scale program. Fluency in both English and Spanish (both written and oral communication). Preference for: Advanced degree. In depth knowledge of USG donor regulations, systems and procedures, particularly DOL. Understanding of labor and mining issues, including child labor and OSH. Skills and Abilities: Behavioral Competencies: Strong in all areas. Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in one of Pact's technical areas or a support function. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: Requisition Number: 14-0070. 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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CHIEF OF PARTY, ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN, DRC
LUBUMBASHI, KATANGA

Pact is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of a large USAID OVC program in the DRC. Chief of Party will have primary responsibility for all aspects of program implementation and coordination with other programs, partners, and GDRC entities. The Chief of Party acts as the principal liaison with USAID and is the supervisor of all other program personnel. He/she will be based in Lubumbashi, Katanga. Specific Duties: Ensure high- quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual workplans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with HQ and donor requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grantmaking mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact HR policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Desired Skills: Fluency in both French and English. Not less than 10 years of relevant senior activity management experience managing large donor-funded, child- focused programs. No less than 5 years of experience in a range of child protection interventions/ approaches for vulnerable children in francophone Africa. Demonstrated experience pursuing child-level outcomes from household-level interventions. Demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries. Master's degree preferred in public health, social work, management or related field. Skills and Abilities: Behavioral Competencies: Strong in all areas. Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in one of Pact's technical areas or a support function. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0025.

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CHIEF OF PARTY
AFGHANISTAN

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID Health Sector Resiliency (HSR) project. HSR will support the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) to implement critical, sector-wide reforms and foster an increasingly sustainable and self-reliant Afghan health system. HSR will focus on the intersection of the health sector with governance, finance, and human resources, and will engage the public and private components of the health sector. This includes working with the MoPH to strengthen its systems at the central level and introduce innovative health systems strengthening activities at the subnational level. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include: Provide overall management and supervision of the project while ensuring compliance with USAID requirements, U.S. government regulations, and Chemonics policies and procedures; Provide technical leadership of the project, and identify and implement technical resources to support capacity development and sustainable institutional strengthening at the MoPH and central and provincial government offices as well as civil society and private sector organizations providing health care services; Liaise with senior host government counterparts, U.S. government and other donor programs, and other local development partners to coordinate activities and facilitate monitoring and reporting of program objectives and achievements; Supervise the project's technical assistance team with a focus on core results, achieving work plan targets, and timely implementation. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in international public health, public administration, organizational development, or related field; At least 10 years of progressively responsible international development experience in managing and implementing large, donor-funded public health programs, particularly in transitional and/or post-conflict countries; Demonstrated expertise in health systems governance, institutional strengthening, health sector financing and human resources management, public-private partnerships, capacity building and training, and citizen outreach programs; Ability to interact regularly and professionally with senior host-government counterparts on policy and other strategic planning issues; Previous chief of party experience preferred; Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity; Professional fluency in English speaking, reading, and writing required; Dari or Pashto proficiency desirable. TO APPLY: Send electronic submissions to AfghanistanHSR@chemonics.com by August 1, 2014. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Chief of Party - HSR" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check "I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements. Chemonics is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/29mhpzt

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