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FINANCE MANAGER, KYIV AMERICAN CENTER PROGRAM
KYIV, UKRAINE

The Eurasia Foundation is accepting applications for Finance Manager for the Kyiv American Center Program, funded by the U.S. Embassy. Job Type: Full-time, contingent upon funding. The American Center in Kyiv will support the foundation of U.S. public diplomacy in Ukraine and contribute to greater mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Ukraine. The Finance Manager will be responsible for the program's finance and administrative systems. DUTIES: Ensure all relevant EF, U.S. Embassy, and Ukrainian financial practice and reporting requirements are met. Ensure financial record-keeping is implemented consistently with established EF policies and procedures. Oversee the program budget and meet donor reporting requirements. Compile monthly financial reports for submission to EF headquarters and maintain all program financial records. Ensure program procurement is in compliance with EF policy, USG regulations and Ukrainian law. Ensure all costs incurred under the cooperative agreement are regularly tracked and analyzed. Coordinate with EF headquarters and Kyiv finance and administrative staff to ensure compliance with EF and donor policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration from an accredited university required; Master's degree preferred. At least 4 years of experience in financial management and/or project administration required; financial management and/or project administration experience with U.S. government-funded programs highly desired. Experience compiling and preparing financial and budget reports, analyzing budget trends, and monitoring funding levels. Familiarity with Ukrainian compliance agencies' reporting requirements. Experience ensuring compliance with donor financial requirements. Proficiency with financial management and accounting software; Sun and 1C preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Fluency in English and Ukrainian are required. TO APPLY: please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@eurasia.org with "FMAC" in the subject line. No calls please. Application Deadline: March 9, 2015.

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BUSINESS PROPOSAL CONTRACT ASSOCIATE
ARLINGTON, VA

Management Sciences for Health has posted an opening for a Business Proposal and Contracts Associate who assists in the development of competitive and unsolicited proposals for USAID, other governments' aid agencies, multilateral lending banks, international health organizations, and foundations. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field. Minimum 1 year of relevant experience. Ability to initiate and organize work, to establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, and to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality. For more information and to apply please go online to www.msh.org/careers/index.cfm. Vacancy no: 13-8041

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HR GENERALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

World Resources Institute (WRI) an environmental think-tank, has posted an opening for a dynamic HR professional who is motivated by process improvement, idea initiation and the perseverance to carry new ideas through to implementation. In this role; you will support the WRI's domestic and international operations; assisting managers and staff on interpretation of HR policies and procedures and helping to ensure successful implementation and completion of key processes, including the annual performance management cycle and benefits open enrollment. REQUIRES: 2-3 years overall experience as an HR Generalist, with experience working with international offices and developing countries. 4 year college degree in Human Resources or an equivalent major; preference given to a graduate level degree. Specialized certification for Human Resources Related area preferred. For more information and to apply visit www.wri.org/jobs.

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SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Senior Human Resources Officer in Washington, DC. Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Pact Human Resources team supports this mission, and Pact's culture, by fostering a worldwide work environment that inspires excellence through internal consulting, a focus on timely problem resolution and delivery of efficient, cost-effective and customer responsive programs. The Pact HR team seeks to focus its resources and efforts on the entire lifecycle of employee activities with ongoing attention to employee engagement, efficient and timely operations and compliance. Position Purpose: The Senior HR Officer provides practical, timely support, advice and direction to Pact staff on the full life cycle of HR activities. Activities and support include; expatriate allowances, HR policy and procedures interpretation, donor and legal regulations as well as provides support on employee relations as well as compensation and benefits practices. The Sr. HR Officer is the key point of contact for all expatriate employees and also serves to facilitate the timely engagement of Pact Country Offices for HR best practice activities. This position truly is a Generalist in its nature. Key Responsibilities: Expatriate Support and Global Mobility: Functions as the primary owner of global mobility administration for the full life-cycle of an expatriate from pre-assignment through post-assignment; Provides best in class support, service, guidance and contextual detail to expatriate, and HQ, staff for a variety of employment related questions, concerns and issues related to the full HR life cycle; Coordinates and facilitates on-boarding and off-boarding of expatriate staff; Manages and supports operational issues related to expatriate employees, including post related allowances, health and welfare and retirement plans, and others as identified; Maintains the Expatriate Employee Reference Guide and other governing documents to ensure all are current and in line with common practices and communicated to applicable staff on a timely basis. HR Operations - Employee life cycle: Raises HR- related issues with managers in a proactive and diplomatic fashion, identifying practical solutions and appropriate action plans; Reviews, revises and streamlines general HR procedures and forms to enhance efficiency and effectiveness; Collaborates with the Recruiting team to analyze and generate offers of employment, with a focus on applicability of Pact and donor policy as related to allowances and other applicable benefits; Utilizes outside resources in order to address employee issues and concerns as needed; Conducts exit interviews, identifying trends and recommending actions to address concerns; Develops and maintain periodic human resources reports for management, utilizing standard HR-related metrics; Develops, updates, implements and/or communicates personnel policies and procedures in compliance with standard HR practices, laws and regulations; Understands and is able to serve as back-up on all functions completed by the fellow Senior HR Officer, including payroll, HRIS, onboarding and off-boarding. International HR: Engages International Country Offices on a variety of HR issues and initiatives while providing clear guidance and communication related to labor law, comp and benefits, employee relations, etc.; Manage annual performance review process with country offices; Identifies areas for proactive engagement of local country with the goal to provide engaging HR service. Compliance: Conduct periodic internal audits to ensure compliance with IRS, DOL, ERISA, federal and state statutes and regulations; assist with compilation of statistics and material in support of affirmative action and various compliance requirements; Identifies avenues for communication and knowledge sharing via sharing tools and other innovative methods; Maintain all HR files (public and private) in easy-to-navigate electronic files, in compliance with document retention policies; Other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of eight years relevant Human Resources experience; Critical thinker with constructive approach to problem solving. Will have the ability to identify issues and opportunities, provide recommendations and solutions in order to reach consensus with multiple stakeholders; A focus and dedicated approach to providing effective customer service; Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information; Demonstrated cross- cultural competencies; Well organized with the demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment; Demonstrated ability to be professional, calm, flexible, resilient, solution oriented, and creative; Excellent oral and written communication and skills; Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Visio) as well as capacity to operate in databases including HRIS, etc.; Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%). Preferred Qualifications: Experience with USAID and/or other NGO operating in donor funded environment; Three years' experience with International Human Resources; PHR, SPHR, GPHR or other certification; Fluency in English and proficiency in one other language, preferably French. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0013. 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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HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST IN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Management Systems International seeks both long-term and short-term experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialists in Information Systems to assist government Ministries in developing systems for recruitment, personnel management and program performance monitoring. Responsibilities: Recommends and/or develops systems. Overseas installation of systems training and management. Automates HR processes and addresses computer issues. Review Ministry human resources and program performance management systems and make recommendations for systems improvements and strengthening. Provide project management leadership in implementing systems. Provides training and instruction. System to transfer knowledge management to additional Ministries. QUALIFICATIONS: Database management and system functions. HR information systems concepts, principles, and practices. Database design principles, methodologies, and approaches. Workforce and succession planning concepts, principles, and practices. Data structures and frameworks. Software application programs. HR program technical and functional requirements. Advanced degree in related field preferred. Demonstrated ability to achieve fast-paced results. Fluency in French. Fluency in Haitian Creole helpful. Availability for travel to Haiti. 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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DONOR AND GRANTS COORDINATOR
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

CARE is seeking a talented Donor and Grants Coordinator to ensure that CARE South Sudan meets the expectations of donors and carries out agreed activities in compliance with donor agreements. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position promotes synergy and coordination between thematic and geographic teams, finance, and program support teams to ensure the development and submission of high quality reports. They coordinate the processes for centralizing financial and programmatic reporting including M&E and sub-awards data management. They build the capacity of Country Office and partner staff to develop reports, and to understand and meet donor requirements in implementation. They ensure that the Country Office's progress against its strategic directions and targets is measured and monitored, and its strategy adjusted as appropriate to ensure that CARE remains relevant and effective in South Sudan. They represent CARE South Sudan in assigned areas as designated including program and technical representation with donors. Primary Responsibilities: Reporting; Obtain, maintain and share grant information; Guide grant processes through project cycle; Systems and Capacity Development; Other tasks as required. PRIMARY SKILLS: Relevant University Degree. At least 5 years' experience working in a humanitarian or development setting. At least 5 years' experience with donor reporting. Experience with grant management. Excellent writing skills. People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner. Resilience/ Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Has experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts. Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills. Communications: Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of CARE. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills. Team player, with strong collaboration and advisory skills. Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE's core values and humanitarian principles. Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, participatory approach and sustainable development. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 593. 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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DONOR AND GRANTS COORDINATOR
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

CARE is seeking a talented Donor and Grants Coordinator to ensure that CARE South Sudan meets the expectations of donors and carries out agreed activities in compliance with donor agreements. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position promotes synergy and coordination between thematic and geographic teams, finance, and program support teams to ensure the development and submission of high quality reports. They coordinate the processes for centralizing financial and programmatic reporting including M&E and sub-awards data management. They build the capacity of Country Office and partner staff to develop reports, and to understand and meet donor requirements in implementation. They ensure that the Country Office's progress against its strategic directions and targets is measured and monitored, and its strategy adjusted as appropriate to ensure that CARE remains relevant and effective in South Sudan. They represent CARE South Sudan in assigned areas as designated including program and technical representation with donors. Primary Responsibilities: Reporting; Obtain, maintain and share grant information; Guide grant processes through project cycle; Systems and Capacity Development; Other tasks as required. PRIMARY SKILLS: Relevant University Degree. At least 5 years' experience working in a humanitarian or development setting. At least 5 years' experience with donor reporting. Experience with grant management. Excellent writing skills. People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner. Resilience/ Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Has experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts. Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills. Communications: Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of CARE. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills. Team player, with strong collaboration and advisory skills. Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE's core values and humanitarian principles. Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, participatory approach and sustainable development. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 593. 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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SENIOR MANAGER, OPERATIONS AND FINANCE
KAOMA, ZAMBIA

Winrock is seeking a Senior Manager, Operations and Finance in Kaoma, Zambia. Department: Civil Society & Education (CSE); Reports To: Program Director. POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Manager, Operations and Finance will be responsible for the management and coordination of the program's operations and finances. This will include, but is not limited to, procurement, fleet management and travel, financial oversight, human resources, and subagreement management. Additional specifics on main responsibilities are included below. The Senior Manager, Operations and Finance will supervise an accountant, as well as a housekeeper and drivers. The Senior Manager, Operations and Finance will report to the Program Director. RESPONSIBILITIES: Procurement and Operational Management: Procurement of goods and services. Secure and analyze quotes, draft purchase orders, and service agreements based on existing templates, and oversee delivery of goods/ services. Ensure equipment is properly entered into project inventory report and vendor files are maintained, with assistance from staff as necessary. Office compound management: Ensure office infrastructure is operating smoothly, liaising with staff and vendors to maintain service agreements and ensure functionality of generator, electricity, water, internet, computers, printers, phone system, etc. Oversee and direct office supply purchases and stock management. Oversee office housekeeper. Office and staff security: Liaise with contracted security firm and office guards. Lead development and maintenance of project emergency response plan in coordination with Program Director and Home Office. Operational policies and procedures: Refine project's operational procedures as needed in coordination with Program Director and Home Office and troubleshoot areas of concern with staff. Ensure that sound internal control practices and ethics policy are implemented and abided by. Country registration: As necessary, liaise with local labor lawyers, Program Director, and home office staff to ensure that Winrock's country registration status and documentation is maintained. Manage the country registration file in the Kaoma office. Human Resources: Staff performance management: Monitor staff performance in coordination with Program Director, identifying capacity-building approaches as necessary and assisting Program Director with staff performance evaluation process. Personnel contracts/ file maintenance: Ensure that staff and consultant contracts are maintained and kept up to date. Liaise with Program Director and Home Office on staff compensation and benefits. Manage personnel files. Financial Management and Oversight: Oversight of project accountant. Directly supervise project accountant. Ensure that accountant's deadlines are met for monthly financial reports and funds requests, payroll processing, payment of taxes and other government levies, etc. Capacity-building: Provide financial training to accountant and staff as necessary. Financial Integrity: Ensure adherence to financial controls and generally accepted accounting principles. Ensure that project expenditures are carried out in accordance with approved budget, Winrock and donor policies, and local law. Budget management: Manage and track project spending and assist with budget realignments and financial forecasts as needed. Petty cash management: Ensure that the office petty cash is managed according to Winrock policies and financial controls. Serve as petty cash custodian if needed. Fleet Management and Travel Logistics: Oversight of project drivers. Directly supervise project drivers, ensuring that vehicles are utilized and maintained/ serviced in accordance with project's vehicle use policies. Management of vehicle files: Maintain files for vehicle logs and vehicle maintenance schedules/ forms. Travel coordination: Coordinate with staff on vehicle use/ schedules and ensure that staff respect travel policies on per diem, transport, and lodging. Help coordinate travel and logistics for trainings and events in Kaoma. Subagreement management: Compliance: Liaise with subrecipient organization(s) to ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements. Provide capacity- building training to subcontractor staff on financial and operational issues as needed. QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND: Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or other relevant field. Experience: At least seven years of experience in F&A/operational management, including a background in procurement, fleet management, human resources and staff management, and financial and administrative compliance. International development experience in a position similar to Senior Manager, Operations and Finance. Experience in the management of field offices. Skills: Ability to problem-solve, foster teamwork, and meet deadlines. TO APPLY: Applicants should send a current resume and cover letter to dgreen@winrock.org. The subject of the email should reference "Winrock Zambia Senior Manager, Operations and Finance." The deadline for applications is March 4th, 2015.

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FINANCE & HR ADMINISTRATOR

Orbis is seeking a Finance and HR Administrator. As a member of the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) team, the FEH Finance & HR Administrator is responsible for managing the financial details of the Flying Eye Hospital as well as serving as the HR Liaison between the global HR team and the FEH. S/He will support the Director of Aircraft Operations and the Medical Director in creating, following and updating the annual budget. In addition to its financial capacity, this role will be a supporting role to the operations and logistic implementation of Flying Eye Hospital programs and activities. This position requires up to 45 weeks of worldwide travel per year, mostly to developing countries. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's in Finance or other related field. Minimum 2 years relevant work experience, including accounting/ finance administration and administrative support responsibilities. Prior international work experience highly desirable. SKILLS & ABILITIES: Excellent interpersonal, communication, and diplomacy skills; the ability to interact effectively in person and in writing with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Exceptional tolerance to stress: ability to function effectively in a demanding, fast-paced, and constantly changing work environment. Solid analytic and problem solving skills; the ability to assess situations quickly and resolve them efficiently and effectively. Familiarity with Sage Financial, MIP or related financial software highly desirable. Oral and written fluency in English - working knowledge of a second language is a plus. Ability to travel to developing countries. This includes having no significant disqualifying factors that would preclude approval of entry visas in the countries on the Flying Eye Hospital travel schedule. For the complete job description, please visit: http://www.orbis.org/pages/finance-hr- administrator. TO APPLY go to: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15724762. Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a global organization we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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SR. MANAGER, ADVANCED LOGISTICS

Orbis is seeking a Sr. Manager, Advanced Logistics. As an essential member of the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) Planning team, the FEH Advanced Logistics Senior Manager is responsible for establishing the technical scope, organizational and logistics needs in support of the FEH programs and FEH related Hospital Based Programs (HBPs), supply chain management, aircraft maintenance and goodwill tours. The Senior Manager serves as a trusted adviser to the FEH Management team and acts in their place, as appropriate, including representing them in high level meetings and discussions. The Advanced Logistics Senior Manager is accountable for generating a resource plan that optimizes the planning and scheduling of resources at a reasonable cost and safety. S/he ensures seamless communications and coordination of logistical priorities, acts as a liaison between the FEH and local organizations such as Airport Management, Customs, Immigrations, Security, Ground handlers, Hotels, Transportation companies, etc. S/he collaborates with Orbis Headquarters and Orbis Country Offices in securing contracts and agreements with the local organizations in advance of an FEH program. The Advanced Logistic Manager will hand over the implementation of the plan, contract, schedules and all other necessary documentation & information to execute the plan to the Logistics & Administration Manager during the first week of each program. Upon completion of the handover, the Advanced Logistics Manager is deployed to the planning visit for other programs, tours, etc. In exceptional circumstances, s/he will support implementation of the plan and may stay on site for the entire duration of the program. In addition to advance planning visits, the Advance Logistics Manager supports goodwill tours, aircraft maintenance, restocking and long term parking. This position requires up to 45 weeks of worldwide travel per year, mostly to developing countries. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's in Logistics, Business Administration or other related field. Min. 5 years logistics, supply chain management and operational management experience. Demonstrated knowledge of aircraft operations management desirable. Experience with security and emergency planning and preparedness preferred. Previous international work experience required. SKILLS & ABILITIES: Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to strongly advocate for Orbis and its programs with stakeholders. Ability to plan extensively with ability to anticipate issues. Independent decision making ability. Ability to think on their feet with limited direction in the field. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and diplomacy skills: the ability to interact effectively in person and in writing with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Solid analytic and problem solving skills: the ability to assess situations quickly and resolve them efficiently and effectively. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Exceptional tolerance to stress: ability to function effectively in a demanding, fast-paced, and constantly changing work environment. Fluency in English - working knowledge of a second language is a plus. Ability to travel to developing countries, primarily without staff accompaniment. This includes having no significant disqualifying factors that would preclude approval of entry visas in the countries on the FEH travel schedule. For the complete job description, please visit: http://www.orbis.org/pages/senior-manager- advanced-logistics. TO APPLY: go to: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15725482. Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a global organization we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Senior Human Resources Officer in Washington, DC. Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Pact Human Resources team supports this mission, and Pact's culture, by fostering a worldwide work environment that inspires excellence through internal consulting, a focus on timely problem resolution and delivery of efficient, cost-effective and customer responsive programs. The Pact HR team seeks to focus its resources and efforts on the entire lifecycle of employee activities with ongoing attention to employee engagement, efficient and timely operations and compliance. Position Purpose: The Senior HR Officer provides practical, timely support, advice and direction to Pact staff on the full life cycle of HR activities. Activities and support include; expatriate allowances, HR policy and procedures interpretation, donor and legal regulations as well as provides support on employee relations as well as compensation and benefits practices. The Sr. HR Officer is the key point of contact for all expatriate employees and also serves to facilitate the timely engagement of Pact Country Offices for HR best practice activities. This position truly is a Generalist in its nature. Key Responsibilities: Expatriate Support and Global Mobility: Functions as the primary owner of global mobility administration for the full life-cycle of an expatriate from pre-assignment through post-assignment; Provides best in class support, service, guidance and contextual detail to expatriate, and HQ, staff for a variety of employment related questions, concerns and issues related to the full HR life cycle; Coordinates and facilitates on-boarding and off-boarding of expatriate staff; Manages and supports operational issues related to expatriate employees, including post related allowances, health and welfare and retirement plans, and others as identified; Maintains the Expatriate Employee Reference Guide and other governing documents to ensure all are current and in line with common practices and communicated to applicable staff on a timely basis. HR Operations - Employee life cycle: Raises HR- related issues with managers in a proactive and diplomatic fashion, identifying practical solutions and appropriate action plans; Reviews, revises and streamlines general HR procedures and forms to enhance efficiency and effectiveness; Collaborates with the Recruiting team to analyze and generate offers of employment, with a focus on applicability of Pact and donor policy as related to allowances and other applicable benefits; Utilizes outside resources in order to address employee issues and concerns as needed; Conducts exit interviews, identifying trends and recommending actions to address concerns; Develops and maintain periodic human resources reports for management, utilizing standard HR-related metrics; Develops, updates, implements and/or communicates personnel policies and procedures in compliance with standard HR practices, laws and regulations; Understands and is able to serve as back-up on all functions completed by the fellow Senior HR Officer, including payroll, HRIS, onboarding and off-boarding. International HR: Engages International Country Offices on a variety of HR issues and initiatives while providing clear guidance and communication related to labor law, comp and benefits, employee relations, etc.; Manage annual performance review process with country offices; Identifies areas for proactive engagement of local country with the goal to provide engaging HR service. Compliance: Conduct periodic internal audits to ensure compliance with IRS, DOL, ERISA, federal and state statutes and regulations; assist with compilation of statistics and material in support of affirmative action and various compliance requirements; Identifies avenues for communication and knowledge sharing via sharing tools and other innovative methods; Maintain all HR files (public and private) in easy-to-navigate electronic files, in compliance with document retention policies; Other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of eight years relevant Human Resources experience; Critical thinker with constructive approach to problem solving. Will have the ability to identify issues and opportunities, provide recommendations and solutions in order to reach consensus with multiple stakeholders; A focus and dedicated approach to providing effective customer service; Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information; Demonstrated cross- cultural competencies; Well organized with the demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment; Demonstrated ability to be professional, calm, flexible, resilient, solution oriented, and creative; Excellent oral and written communication and skills; Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Visio) as well as capacity to operate in databases including HRIS, etc.; Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%). Preferred Qualifications: Experience with USAID and/or other NGO operating in donor funded environment; Three years' experience with International Human Resources; PHR, SPHR, GPHR or other certification; Fluency in English and proficiency in one other language, preferably French. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0013. 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 DIRECTOR, FINANCE OPERATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Senior Director, Finance Operations. Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Pact Finance Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures partnerships with international departments to develop budgets, implement and manage financial control measures, establish policies and procedures and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and government and non-government requirements, and provides exceptional service to management and staff. The Department is dedicated to providing practical, consistent, and proactive support, direction and advice to management and employees in the areas of financial procedure, policy, best practice, budgeting, accounting, audit and planning to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Position Purpose: The Senior Director Finance Operations (SDFO) is responsible for overseeing the international finance and accounting function, the internal audit (risk improvement) function, Pact's business continuity and registration process and Pact's corporate liability insurance programs. S/he is responsible for advising, designing and maintaining compliance and accountability across Pact's field and headquarters operations, overseeing the standardization and consolidation of field financial data into the headquarters accounting system and the Internal Audit function. Key Responsibilities: Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations in the countries/ locations in which Pact has operations. Ensures that funder/ donor reports are prepared and filed accurately and in a timely manner. Ensures routine internal audits of PACT field offices and headquarters; manage and monitor remediation efforts that result from internal audits. Coordinates with the Director - Global I/T on the implementation and conversion of field accounting systems as appropriate to meet donor, regulatory and organizational needs. Fosters standardization and consistency across field offices as regards business processes and internal controls. Supports the field offices with required external audit/ review engagements (i.e. country-level, project specific and/or sub-recipient audits) and management responses and corrective action plans. Presents internal audit/ corrective action updates, full reports, or executive summaries to the Pact, Inc. audit committee and executive management. Assists with the start-up and close out of field offices. Assist field offices in developing terms of references for "agreed upon procedures" to procure in-country audit agencies to audit sub-grantees; provide recommendations to field offices on analysis of proposals received and final selection of audit agency. Establishes, implements, and manages internal anti-fraud programs (whistleblower hotlines) and review and investigate whistleblower reports or other suspicions of fraud. Provides oversight of reviews of Pact's internal control policies, headquarters and field office operations. Identifies total loss exposure and recommend corrective actions, and advises Pact on reporting to donors. Disseminates all internal control policies and procedures to headquarters and field offices. Develops and provides training, technical assistance, and support and guidance to all staff members of headquarters and field offices regarding compliance and internal audit issues. Provides training on ethics and compliance to Pact staff, grantees or partners, as requested. Addresses critical matters as requested by the Audit Committee or senior management. Reports regularly on compliance and accountability related activities and issues to the CEO and CFO and when necessary to the Board finance and audit committee. Manages Pact's corporate liability insurance programs. Ensures that business registrations are maintained. Other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: BA and at least 15 years of relevant experience (or equivalent). Ability and willingness to travel internationally, up to 50%. Preferred Qualifications: MBA. Experience working in non-profit and/or federal government accounting. Strong knowledge of OMB circulars. Direct audit experience of clients who are recipients of US federal awards. CPA/CIA certification. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0010. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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PROGRAM FINANCIAL ANALYST
WASHINGTON, DC

Are you seeking an employer with excellent salaries and benefits that include 40+ days of paid leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and much more? Well, look no further. AMIDEAST, a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa, has an excellent opportunity for a Program Financial Analyst, in its Washington, DC office. The person in this position will develop knowledge of each Advising and Test Project and will provide financial monitoring and accounting support for advising and testing programs at our Washington, DC based headquarters and field offices abroad. REQUIRES: To be considered for this challenging opportunity, you will have to have a bachelor's degree or equivalent with at least 2 years of work experience, including accounting, financial analysis and/or budgeting. As well as excellent written and spoken communication, problem solving skills and initiative. You must possess a precise attention to detail, excellent analytical and organizational skills as well as experience using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and charts for financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting purposes. A demonstrated ability to learn new, complex software is required. Considerable experience with financial software; Deltek Costpoint is preferred. Ideal candidate will be able to work independently as well as part of a team to monitor and analyze financial aspects and AMIDEAST testing and advising programs, prepare reports, forecasts and invoices for external clients as well as internal management, maintain testing program statistics including overseeing data collection, updating revenue, expense and monthly accrual information. Successful candidate will also oversee purchasing and sales processes including creation of sales orders, invoices, and purchase orders in CostPoint, forecast and review sales as well as revenue and expense projections based on past data and current trends. A working knowledge of educational advising services and standardized English language and workforce assessment tools and test is preferred. The ability to work within deadlines and frequently shifting priorities is also a necessity. TO APPLY: Please provide a resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our website, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/. No phone calls please. EOE

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SENIOR DIRECTOR, FINANCE OPERATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Senior Director, Finance Operations. Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Pact Finance Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures partnerships with international departments to develop budgets, implement and manage financial control measures, establish policies and procedures and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and government and non-government requirements, and provides exceptional service to management and staff. The Department is dedicated to providing practical, consistent, and proactive support, direction and advice to management and employees in the areas of financial procedure, policy, best practice, budgeting, accounting, audit and planning to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Position Purpose: The Senior Director Finance Operations (SDFO) is responsible for overseeing the international finance and accounting function, the internal audit (risk improvement) function, Pact's business continuity and registration process and Pact's corporate liability insurance programs. S/he is responsible for advising, designing and maintaining compliance and accountability across Pact's field and headquarters operations, overseeing the standardization and consolidation of field financial data into the headquarters accounting system and the Internal Audit function. Key Responsibilities: Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations in the countries/ locations in which Pact has operations. Ensures that funder/ donor reports are prepared and filed accurately and in a timely manner. Ensures routine internal audits of PACT field offices and headquarters; manage and monitor remediation efforts that result from internal audits. Coordinates with the Director - Global I/T on the implementation and conversion of field accounting systems as appropriate to meet donor, regulatory and organizational needs. Fosters standardization and consistency across field offices as regards business processes and internal controls. Supports the field offices with required external audit/ review engagements (i.e. country-level, project specific and/or sub-recipient audits) and management responses and corrective action plans. Presents internal audit/ corrective action updates, full reports, or executive summaries to the Pact, Inc. audit committee and executive management. Assists with the start-up and close out of field offices. Assist field offices in developing terms of references for "agreed upon procedures" to procure in-country audit agencies to audit sub-grantees; provide recommendations to field offices on analysis of proposals received and final selection of audit agency. Establishes, implements, and manages internal anti-fraud programs (whistleblower hotlines) and review and investigate whistleblower reports or other suspicions of fraud. Provides oversight of reviews of Pact's internal control policies, headquarters and field office operations. Identifies total loss exposure and recommend corrective actions, and advises Pact on reporting to donors. Disseminates all internal control policies and procedures to headquarters and field offices. Develops and provides training, technical assistance, and support and guidance to all staff members of headquarters and field offices regarding compliance and internal audit issues. Provides training on ethics and compliance to Pact staff, grantees or partners, as requested. Addresses critical matters as requested by the Audit Committee or senior management. Reports regularly on compliance and accountability related activities and issues to the CEO and CFO and when necessary to the Board finance and audit committee. Manages Pact's corporate liability insurance programs. Ensures that business registrations are maintained. Other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: BA and at least 15 years of relevant experience (or equivalent). Ability and willingness to travel internationally, up to 50%. Preferred Qualifications: MBA. Experience working in non-profit and/or federal government accounting. Strong knowledge of OMB circulars. Direct audit experience of clients who are recipients of US federal awards. CPA/CIA certification. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0010. 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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DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

CORPORATE LOGISTICS ASSOCIATE - DATA / DOCUMENT SYSTEMS
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION ASSOCIATE
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

GRANTS OFFICER
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

LOGISTICS AND PROCUREMENT OFFICER
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

LOGISTICS ASSOCIATE
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

DEVELOPMENT AND DATA SUPPORT COORDINATOR
PORTLAND, OR

ASSISTANT FINANCE OFFICER
PORTLAND, OR

FINANCE OFFICER, AGRIFIN
PORTLAND, OR

PROGRAMME ASSISTANT
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

OPERATIONS OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

REGIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OFFICER
PANAMA CITY, PANAMA

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
GENEVA

SENIOR FINANCIAL INFORMATION OFFICER
NEW YORK

INTERPRETER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, MARKETS INSTITUTE
WASHINGTON, DC

MEMBER STATE AUDIT OFFICER
LONDON, UK

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

FINANCE OFFICER
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

PROJECT MANAGER, BUDGET AND CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT,
ADMINISTRATION, LOGISTICS, RECRUITMENT
ARLINGTON, VA

CONTROLLER
WASHINGTON, DC

FULBRIGHT, PROGRAM ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

PROGRAM OFFICER, PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE PROGRAM
BETHESDA, MD

PROJECT MANAGER, GLOBAL
BETHESDA, MD

ASSOCIATE I/II, GLOBAL
BETHESDA, MD

ASSOCIATE RECRUITER, MENA / AFGHANISTAN
BETHESDA, MD

NEW BUSINESS SPECIALIST II
BETHESDA, MD

RECRUITER
WASHINGTON, DC

RECRUITING ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

DATA ANALYST
EL SALVADOR

SENIOR PROPOSAL RECRUITER
WASHINGTON, DC

AUDITORS / ACCOUNTANTS
UK

M&E GRANT MANAGERS
UK

FINANCE MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UNRWA OPERATIONS, ORGANISATIONAL
SUPPORT
WEST BANK

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

CHIEF OF SERVICE, PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
GENEVA

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
NEW YORK

REVIEWER TRANSLATOR
WASHINGTON, DC

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CONTRACTUAL
BARBADOS

HRD RESOURCE PLANNING ASSISTANT CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

REGIONAL OPERATIONS MANAGER
AFRICA

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT, DEVELOPMENT
SEATTLE, WA

INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING SERVICES TEAM LEADER, FINANCE
SEATTLE, WA

COST AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
SEATTLE, DC, OR SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

SENIOR ACCOUNTING OFFICER, FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
SEATTLE, WA

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

TEMPORARY FINANCIAL OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

DONOR RELATIONS ASSOCIATE
BALTIMORE, MD

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MANAGER
BALTIMORE, MD

REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGER FOR AFRICA, GRANTS
BALTIMORE, MD

DIRECTOR, INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
NEW YORK

SENIOR REVISER, SPANISH
NEW YORK

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
NEW YORK

HRD/LDV LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS PROGRAM
CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

OFFICE OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS DTC
WASHINGTON, DC

SUPPORT TO THE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT DIVISION DTC
WASHINGTON, DC

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ASSOCIATE SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ASSOCIATE SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

ASSOCIATE AUDITOR
PARIS

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES SECTION
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT CONSULTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

HRD/SRP INVESTMENT CONSULTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

CHIEF OF SECTION, LOGISTICS
NEW YORK

INTERPRETER, ARABIC
NAIROBI

TRANSLATOR, SPANISH
NAIROBI

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT
OFFICE
NEW YORK

CHIEF OF TRANSLATION SERVICE, ENGLISH
NEW YORK

INVESTMENT OFFICER EUROPEAN EQUITIES
NEW YORK

OFFICER, CATEGORY MANAGEMENT
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM





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