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Foreign Language Support Job Vacancies


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FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER
MALI

MSI is seeking a Finance and Administration Manager who will be responsible for managing the project's finances in accordance with USAID policies and for supervising the administrative functions of the Bamako office. Position is based in Bamako, Mali. REQUIRES: University degree in public administration, finance, management, or another relevant field required. At least 5 years of experience overseeing finances and grants on international donor-funded field projects required; USAID experience preferred. Fluent French required and good written and oral communication skills in English 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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SENIOR ASSISTANT (FINANCE)
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has an opening for a Senior Assistant with solid administrative experience, preferably in the finance area. If you have skills in developing and maintaining websites using Sharepoint, as well as proven ability to coordinate and plan work, this position is for you. REQUIRES: You will be required to have secondary education and vocational training in business administration, public administration, management information systems or related equivalent formal qualifications. You will demonstrate at least 5 years of professional administrative experience with 2 years within finance (processing transactions, managing accounts, policy implementation). Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit- wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Vacancy no: 140269. Closing date: 9/16/14.

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OPERATIONS
TANZANIA

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. (HJF) is seeking a Senior Operations Manager in Tanzania to support the Country Director with strategic leadership and management of the organization and to oversee the Operations and Administration, Contracts and Grants, Human Resource and Finance Departments. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services. He/She will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of a large and diverse program. The program is expected to expand, thereby recruiting additional staff, increasing the total number of staff to around two hundred. The incumbent will be expected to manage the operational needs to the growing program. Responsibilities: 1. In collaboration with the Country Director develop strong partnerships with Ministry of Health and Civil Society partners and stakeholders. 2. Maintain a strong and wide network with key partners and stakeholders as well regular communication with the USG/DOD/WRAIR team in Tanzania. 3. Work with the Country Director to develop strategies to problem-solve programmatic and operational challenges to promote successful programmatic implementation. 4. Ensure programmatic and operational compliance with grant rules and regulations, HJF policies as well as US and Tanzanian Laws. 5. Direct the development of country budgets in line with program plans and operational guidance. 6. With relevant country office staff monitor internal budget reports, prepare forecasts, conduct expenditure analysis. 7. Oversee the development and execution of sub-agreement and contracts. 8. Oversee the administration of Human Resource functions including development and implementation of HR policies, hiring, performance management and disciplinary actions. 9. Oversee and provide guidance for relevant staff for procurement procedures, administrative, logistical, transport, security, and risk management functions for the country office and 5 satellite offices. 10. Provide support to Program leadership in day-to-day administrative activities and operations. 11. The incumbent will be responsible for assessing current and future administrative staffing and training needs, recommending proposals to insure adequate staffing levels and staff training. 12. Ensure United States and Tanzanian Governments policies and regulations are followed. 13. Review current staffing levels with regard to appropriateness to support program activities, evaluate competitiveness in employment packages, and provide support to staff recruitment efforts. 14. Directs, coordinates, and conducts personnel actions and furnishes guidance and assistance as needed. 15. Oversee execution of agreements, contracts and legal issues with the assistance of MHRP HQ and HJF HQ staff as deemed necessary. 16. Provide oversight and accountability where appropriate for program financial, procurement, and contracting activities particularly supporting HJF MRI requirements. 17. Provides collaborative assistance to other program personnel and research scientists that require the incumbent's expertise. 18. Maintains a safe work environment with appropriate training of other personnel. 19. Supports a productive team environment. 20. Completes other projects as needed. REQUIREMENTS: 1. Demonstrated ability in leadership and management of a complex and multi-stakeholder organization. 2. Administrative program management experience in international settings. 3. Strong fiscal oversight and monitoring experience including advanced experience in managing program budgets according to USG guidelines and regulations. 4. Expert in managing procurement, finance, contracting, and administrative policies. 5. Demonstrated experience in successfully managing a project of similar size and complexity and proven capacity of supervising a multi-disciplinary team, including Directors and senior managers, technical experts and support staff. 6. Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility, diplomacy, intercultural communicative competence and respect for colleagues. 7. An ability to communicate effectively to include excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. 8. Ability to independently troubleshoot administrative tasks and challenges. 9. Worked as a leader and part of a team in a remote setting. 10. Advanced proficiency in English and computer literacy. Knowledge of Swahili language is an advantage. 11. Experience living in a rural African context highly desired. Education/ Requirements: Master's Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration Financial Management or Public Administration with professional accounting qualifications. Maximum Experience: Minimum of twelve years of comparable senior work experience, preferably at Director level that includes administration and operations management, human resource management, contract management, procurement, logistics and financial management with a minimum of seven years or more in an international setting preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa. Physical Capabilities: Incumbent will be expected to relocate to Tanzania and travel to Bethesda, Maryland (USA) on occasion as necessary to perform job duties. Supervisory Responsibilities/ Controls: Incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the HJFMRI Country Director as well as the MHRP Directors having oversight of the Program. Work Environment: May require working evenings and weekends. TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at http://www.hjf.org/careers/ click "Advanced Search" and enter job number 209375 in the Job Opening ID box. OR fax your resume to 240- 694-3151. Please specify title and job number on fax. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalent, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Vice President of Human Resources. HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER
SAN DIEGO, CA

ACCION has posted an opening for a Chief Credit Officer who is responsible for growing the organization's loan portfolio in a quality manner. Duties include maintaining bank and community relationships, conducting presentations, structuring new lending initiatives, supervision of lending team and loan approvals, and managing overall portfolio quality through sound management of collections, and credit loss mitigation/ recovery. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Preferred. Lending, credit analysis and related business experience required. Management/ Supervision experience required. Bilingual preferred. Collections experience required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Financial and quantitative skills required, including computer literacy. For more information and to apply visit www.jobs-accion.icims.com/jobs/intro. Vacancy no: 2014-1472

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SENIOR SUBGRANTS ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

The National Democratic Institute has posted an opening for a Senior Subgrants Assistant who plays an important role in providing Senior Subgrant Administrators assistance with their portfolios. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Minimum of two (2) years of experience in international grants administration or accounting. Previous experience with international nonprofit organization preferred. High level of attention to detail in all aspects of work responsibilities. Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff. Willingness to learn reading, analyzing and understanding government and organization rules and regulations. For more information and to apply visit www.ndi.org/current_openings.

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INTERNATIONAL PROPOSAL RECRUITER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking an International Proposal Recruiter. Department Overview: 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 Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures competitive compensation and benefits, 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 area of HR procedure, policy, best practice, employment rewards, benefits, and legislation to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Our services include full life cycle recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, total rewards management, training and development and employee engagement. The International Proposal Recruiter manages the recruitment process for Pact's responses to proposals. This position will partner with Pact's New Business Development and core proposal team in designing and implementing global sourcing and recruiting campaigns to attract and acquire diverse country nationals, expatriates, third country nationals and short-term technical assistance consultants for high level program positions. This position will serve as Pact's subject matter expert on proposal recruitment and build an exemplary network of skilled professionals both in and out of our sector. The International Proposal Recruiter will identify, evaluate and screen candidates who meet the required area of expertise and who will advance Pact's corporate mission and values. As part of Pact's recruitment team, the International Proposal Recruiter will report to the Recruitment Manager and work to build Pact's candidate pipeline, improve the efficiency of Pact's recruitment processes and systems and increase the presence and knowledge of Pact as a preferred employer. Key Responsibilities: Proactively source, evaluate, identify slates of candidates for USN, CCN and TCN positions associated with proposals and ensure that all donor and organizational staffing requirements are successfully completed for each funding opportunity within established deadlines; Collaborate with new business development, regional project stakeholders and technical experts to develop short and long-term strategic recruitment campaigns that meet proposal requirements; Participate in proposal-specific strategy sessions and apply knowledge gained to all aspects of the proposal recruitment efforts and review solicitations and technical proposals for staffing needs, structure and donor requirements; Work with hiring managers to develop job descriptions in accordance with the staffing plan; Generate effective and appropriate advertising campaign for positions, posting in newspapers, list-serves, on-line, trade publications, networks, etc. including internationally focused sources. Recommend creative and alternative advertising venues and strategies. Track and report on the effectiveness of strategy. Maintain candidate files within the internal recruiting database; Represent Pact at career fairs, professional conferences and other specific industry networking events; Establish a strong rapport with hiring managers at headquarters and international field offices to understand their strategic staffing needs, priorities, constraints and fill vacancies in a timely manner; Review online applications, evaluate qualifications of both internal and external candidates, conduct prescreen interviews to analyze candidate experience, fit, availability, interest level, salary requirements, and coordinate pre-employment tests as needed; Develop a short list and present qualified candidates to hiring managers in a timely manner; Guide hiring manager in identifying a balanced interview panel, designing an efficient and professional interview process, and preparing interviewers; Manage communications between applicants, hiring managers and others keeping all parties apprised of the status of each search; Synthesize interview feedback, share results with hiring manager, and assist hiring manager with final decisions. Provide candidates feedback on interview results as appropriate; Work with the hiring and HR Manager to determine titles and salaries, ensuring compliance with budget; Conduct reference checks, background checks, negotiating offers with selected candidates, preparing offer letters/ employment agreements for signature, and working with HR to ensure submission/ upload of all documentation required. Ensure that finalist is accurately informed of allowance and benefit package; Obtain required proposal documentation from candidates such as verification, Biographical data form, references, letters of commitment; and appropriate versions of CVs ensuring that all documentation complies with donor specifications, is complete and accurate; Serve as point of contact for key personnel after proposal submission and until a funding decision has been determined by the donor; At time of award, transition the hiring process functions to the appropriate HR manager to ensure a successful onboarding process; Proactively build Pact's talent pipeline and network of potential candidates by identifying, screening, interviewing and assessing candidates for future business development goals; Team with all recruiters to increase presence and knowledge of Pact as a preferred employer, discuss networking, sourcing and recruitment activities and strategies; Partner with HR team to identify creative alternatives and improve HR systems; Assist with domestic recruiting efforts as needed and other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of six years progressively responsible recruitment experience, three of which must include international proposal recruitment. Experience recruiting for USAID projects/ proposals, especially in Africa and Asia. In-depth knowledge of USAID and USG regulations for grants, contracts and other funding modalities. Excellent network of contacts globally that can be leveraged for recruiting efforts; ability to build and maintain solid relationships for recruitment purposes. Experience providing recruitment support for positions that are generated through the development of new proposals and concept notes that are funded by USG, multilateral and other bilateral donors. Proven track record of recruiting international talent to be based in developing nations strongly preferred. Exceptional history of recruiting and hiring high-quality individuals utilizing a full life cycle recruiting process including: developing recruitment strategies, creatively sourcing candidates, pre-screening, interviewing and assessing candidates and negotiating and finalizing job offers. Strong phone interviewing skills, networking, interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation/ attitude and demonstrated ability to communicate and develop effective business relationships with staff at all levels in the organization. Strong written, presentation/ verbal, analytic , problem solving, decision making and negotiation skills; Ability to create a unique sourcing strategy that utilizes the many resources available to recruiters, and a proven methodology for attracting hard to source candidates; Hands-on experience with applicant tracking system and the ability to grasp new technologies; Ability to travel internationally when needed (up to 20% annually). Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information. Demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment. Ability to consistently demonstrate professional, positive, calm, flexible, approachable attitude/ demeanor. Cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge of and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases including applicant tracking systems. Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in French preferred. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0095. 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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GLOBAL TALENT ACQUISITION MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Global Talent Acquisition Manager. 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 Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures competitive compensation and benefits, 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 area of HR procedure, policy, best practice, employment rewards, benefits, and legislation to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Our services include full life cycle recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, total rewards management, training and development and employee engagement. The Global Talent Acquisition Manager leads the Talent Acquisition Team and is responsible for the oversight and management of Pact's recruitment efforts to find the best and the brightest. The aim of the team is to attract, develop, retain and support Pact's global talent. Reporting to the VP of Global Human Resources, the Global Talent Acquisition Manager will ensure that Pact has state of the art talent acquisition policies, processes and programs and partner with colleagues to successfully implement in all Pact offices. He/she will ensure that the talent acquisitions efforts work toward Pact's strategic goals and organizational values. The Global Talent Acquisitions Manager will implement global sourcing and recruiting campaigns including designing and implementing effective strategies, building collaborative internal relationships and effective external networks. Working to attract and acquire high quality talent that makes Pact a recognized leader in the field, he/she will use creative and innovative approaches to build Pact's candidate pipeline, improve the efficiency of Pact's recruitment processes and systems and increase the presence and knowledge of Pact as a preferred employer. Key Responsibilities: Organize, plan and manage the entire life cycle of recruitment from sourcing candidates to on boarding utilizing the budgeted resources to deliver consistent and timely results; Develop and implement a global recruitment and talent strategy to support organizational mission, vision and goals; Drive improvements to global recruitment policies and processes to ensure streamlined, effective, and high quality services are delivered, and provide regular recruitment metrics and report on progress; Partner with VP of Global Human Resources to provide leadership with thoughtful, meaningful and creative metrics and the interpretation and application of the results; Oversee the application and use of a candidate database (UltiPro) of qualified professionals providing rapidly to talent management needs; Participate in proposal-specific and non-proposal talent strategy sessions and apply knowledge gained to all aspects of the recruitment efforts; Engage in workforce planning and forecasting organization-wide; collaborate with Business development and hiring managers to identify priority countries and programs and source talent in advance of open positions. Provide general recruitment and talent acquisition support, including defining job requirements and responsibilities, writing job ads and descriptions, posting open positions, conducting phone/ Skype interviews, screening resumes, coordination of interviews, background checking, researching new acquisition sources, and addressing general employment inquiries; Identify targeted advertising opportunities, design all recruitment forms and recruitment materials; Create and foster strong relationships with colleagues and partner with hiring managers to identify requirements and business needs. Provide coaching on sourcing and interview strategy; Conduct presentations and recruitment trainings to build leader skill and awareness of legal restrictions in talent acquisition techniques; Develop strategies and programs to attract talent and increase presence and knowledge of pact as a preferred employer; Ensure recruiters and hiring managers have a clear mutual understanding of staffing policies, practices, processes and priorities; Supervise Pact's recruitment team working by example to set high standards and outstanding leadership guidance offering on-going feedback and opportunities for development; Collaborate and liaise with Human Resources team on a variety of operational and strategic initiatives including; new hire processing of documentation, Affirmative Action Planning, Compensation and Job design and others as needed. Ensure compliance with OFCCP and USAID requirements for recruitment, proposals and project hires. Prepare and/or review offer letter/ employment agreements for signature. Proactively build Pact's talent pipeline and network of potential candidates by identifying, screening interviewing and assessing candidates for future business development goals and by creating a presence at career fairs, on-line and other virtual locations; undertakes all other duties and projects as may be assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of ten (10) years recruitment experience with a proven record of progression, two of which must include international development proposal recruitment. Three (3) or more years of progressive supervisory experience working in high volume recruiting environment. Familiarity working with OFCCP guidelines and implementing appropriate processes. Experience with USAID and international development industry (for-profit or non-profit). Experience coordinating and attending career fairs and other professional networking events. Strong interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation/ attitude. Strong written, presentation/ verbal, and negotiation skills. Experience using both internet recruitment sources and Applicant Tracking Systems. Ability to travel internationally when needed (up to 20% annually). Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information. 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. Cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge of and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in French. Experience with UltiPro. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0097. 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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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CEO
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking an Executive Assistant to the CEO. The Office of the CEO develops and implements Pact's strategy and oversees all operational and financial matters of the organization. The team consists of a small group of professionals dedicated to supporting Pact's CEO with decision making, day-to-day management of the organization, and execution of strategic priorities and initiatives. The Office of the CEO interacts with staff from a wide cross-section of the organization and leads many of the most high-profile projects the organization embarks upon. This office also supports the CEO with Board of Director engagement and communication as well as oversight of Pact's subsidiaries. Position Purpose: The Executive Assistant to the President and CEO is the first point of contact and as such plays a significant role in presenting the President and CEO's image to internal and external stakeholders. The Executive Assistant to the President and CEO has primary responsibility for providing a wide range of complex and confidential administrative support to the CEO and the office of the President and CEO. This position coordinates various activities and ensures that the department's day-to-day operation is efficient and effective. In addition, this position must provide excellent customer service, demonstrate initiative, take ownership of responsibilities, and complete projects with positive results. The Executive Assistant to the CEO will handle a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. The Executive Assistant to the CEO must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a busy executive, his complicated travel schedule, board meetings and interacting with other senior leaders. Key Responsibilities: Exhibits a total commitment to maintaining high quality service standards and demonstrates service excellence skills in dealing proactively with staff, board, partners, visitors, and all Pact contacts. Administration: Anticipate needs of the CEO and act as gatekeeper, understanding organizational, staff, board and donor priorities. Competently and professionally handle information that is sensitive, complex and confidential in nature. Coordinate and manage executive's complex schedule, exercising judgment, professionalism and tact. Arrange programs, events and conferences by identifying and selecting facilities and caterer, issuing information or invitations, coordinating travel, coordinating speakers, and controlling event budget. Schedule and coordinate extensive domestic and international travel, speaking engagements, conference calls and department, team and 1:1 meetings. Prioritize and manage information coming into and going out of the Executives' offices - circulate information appropriately, document and share with appropriate staff, external individuals and organizations. Compose and edit correspondence as authorized on behalf of the CEO, coordinate follow-up and outreach to key individuals and organizations. Prepare, review, track and process all expense reports and reimbursements on behalf of the office of the President and CEO. During absences, monitor all communications (email/ mail/ phone), forward to the appropriate staff person for action. Perform research on various issues, policies, donors, potential board concerns and organizations as required. Manage corporate credit card and handle all procurement for the office of the President and CEO. Answer route telephone calls, transmitting decisions and instructions and answering inquiries to aid executive in the resolution of routine matters. Receive and assist visitors, recommending other contacts for them, as appropriate. Remain knowledgeable of corporate policies, systems, organizational history, goals, philosophies and mission. Take minutes, compose and prepare confidential correspondence, reports and other complex documents. Ensure executive bios are updated and respond to requests for materials on executives. Board Liaison: Support all board activities including board committee meetings: preparation of materials/ board books, managing proceedings, minute taking, travel arrangements, lodging, meal planning, record keeping and follow-up. Plan and facilitate board member travel to headquarters and partner with field offices in handling all international travel logistics for international board meeting. Develop board and committee agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions for corporate meetings, with review by CEO and executive leadership team. Establish and maintain confidential executive filing systems, including board and board committee files and corporate governance policies; which permit timely and accurate reference to business matters. Develop, maintain and serve as the main point of contact for the board portal and maintain/ update all information, post all board material and relevant documents. Obtain and track information, photos and bios for all new board members. Design, prepare and conduct board orientation for new members - organizing staff participation. Oversee special events, assist with planning staff meetings and office celebrations. Perform other duties and special projects as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree and at least six (6) years of relevant experience (or equivalent) with 3 years supporting an executive. Minimum of two years supporting a board of directors. Proven track record in managing confidential information with discretion. Demonstrated strong analytical skills with ability to quickly interpret and organize data and information. Experience in project management with proven ability to multi-task and manage around changing priorities. Proven experience working effectively with employees at all levels. Preferred Qualifications: Strong communications skills, including the ability to make a presentation. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Good negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Strong understanding of budgets. Good experience in one of Pact's technical areas or a support function. Working knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. Competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0103. 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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INTERNATIONAL PROPOSAL RECRUITER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking an International Proposal Recruiter. Department Overview: 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 Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures competitive compensation and benefits, 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 area of HR procedure, policy, best practice, employment rewards, benefits, and legislation to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Our services include full life cycle recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, total rewards management, training and development and employee engagement. The International Proposal Recruiter manages the recruitment process for Pact's responses to proposals. This position will partner with Pact's New Business Development and core proposal team in designing and implementing global sourcing and recruiting campaigns to attract and acquire diverse country nationals, expatriates, third country nationals and short-term technical assistance consultants for high level program positions. This position will serve as Pact's subject matter expert on proposal recruitment and build an exemplary network of skilled professionals both in and out of our sector. The International Proposal Recruiter will identify, evaluate and screen candidates who meet the required area of expertise and who will advance Pact's corporate mission and values. As part of Pact's recruitment team, the International Proposal Recruiter will report to the Recruitment Manager and work to build Pact's candidate pipeline, improve the efficiency of Pact's recruitment processes and systems and increase the presence and knowledge of Pact as a preferred employer. Key Responsibilities: Proactively source, evaluate, identify slates of candidates for USN, CCN and TCN positions associated with proposals and ensure that all donor and organizational staffing requirements are successfully completed for each funding opportunity within established deadlines; Collaborate with new business development, regional project stakeholders and technical experts to develop short and long-term strategic recruitment campaigns that meet proposal requirements; Participate in proposal-specific strategy sessions and apply knowledge gained to all aspects of the proposal recruitment efforts and review solicitations and technical proposals for staffing needs, structure and donor requirements; Work with hiring managers to develop job descriptions in accordance with the staffing plan; Generate effective and appropriate advertising campaign for positions, posting in newspapers, list-serves, on-line, trade publications, networks, etc. including internationally focused sources. Recommend creative and alternative advertising venues and strategies. Track and report on the effectiveness of strategy. Maintain candidate files within the internal recruiting database; Represent Pact at career fairs, professional conferences and other specific industry networking events; Establish a strong rapport with hiring managers at headquarters and international field offices to understand their strategic staffing needs, priorities, constraints and fill vacancies in a timely manner; Review online applications, evaluate qualifications of both internal and external candidates, conduct prescreen interviews to analyze candidate experience, fit, availability, interest level, salary requirements, and coordinate pre-employment tests as needed; Develop a short list and present qualified candidates to hiring managers in a timely manner; Guide hiring manager in identifying a balanced interview panel, designing an efficient and professional interview process, and preparing interviewers; Manage communications between applicants, hiring managers and others keeping all parties apprised of the status of each search; Synthesize interview feedback, share results with hiring manager, and assist hiring manager with final decisions. Provide candidates feedback on interview results as appropriate; Work with the hiring and HR Manager to determine titles and salaries, ensuring compliance with budget; Conduct reference checks, background checks, negotiating offers with selected candidates, preparing offer letters/ employment agreements for signature, and working with HR to ensure submission/ upload of all documentation required. Ensure that finalist is accurately informed of allowance and benefit package; Obtain required proposal documentation from candidates such as verification, Biographical data form, references, letters of commitment; and appropriate versions of CVs ensuring that all documentation complies with donor specifications, is complete and accurate; Serve as point of contact for key personnel after proposal submission and until a funding decision has been determined by the donor; At time of award, transition the hiring process functions to the appropriate HR manager to ensure a successful onboarding process; Proactively build Pact's talent pipeline and network of potential candidates by identifying, screening, interviewing and assessing candidates for future business development goals; Team with all recruiters to increase presence and knowledge of Pact as a preferred employer, discuss networking, sourcing and recruitment activities and strategies; Partner with HR team to identify creative alternatives and improve HR systems; Assist with domestic recruiting efforts as needed and other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of six years progressively responsible recruitment experience, three of which must include international proposal recruitment. Experience recruiting for USAID projects/ proposals, especially in Africa and Asia. In-depth knowledge of USAID and USG regulations for grants, contracts and other funding modalities. Excellent network of contacts globally that can be leveraged for recruiting efforts; ability to build and maintain solid relationships for recruitment purposes. Experience providing recruitment support for positions that are generated through the development of new proposals and concept notes that are funded by USG, multilateral and other bilateral donors. Proven track record of recruiting international talent to be based in developing nations strongly preferred. Exceptional history of recruiting and hiring high-quality individuals utilizing a full life cycle recruiting process including: developing recruitment strategies, creatively sourcing candidates, pre-screening, interviewing and assessing candidates and negotiating and finalizing job offers. Strong phone interviewing skills, networking, interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation/ attitude and demonstrated ability to communicate and develop effective business relationships with staff at all levels in the organization. Strong written, presentation/ verbal, analytic , problem solving, decision making and negotiation skills; Ability to create a unique sourcing strategy that utilizes the many resources available to recruiters, and a proven methodology for attracting hard to source candidates; Hands-on experience with applicant tracking system and the ability to grasp new technologies; Ability to travel internationally when needed (up to 20% annually). Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information. Demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment. Ability to consistently demonstrate professional, positive, calm, flexible, approachable attitude/ demeanor. Cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge of and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases including applicant tracking systems. Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in French preferred. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0095. 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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GLOBAL RECRUITMENT MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Global Recruitment Manager. 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 Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures competitive compensation and benefits, 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 area of HR procedure, policy, best practice, employment rewards, benefits, and legislation to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Our services include full life cycle recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, total rewards management, training and development and employee engagement. The Global Recruitment Manager will be responsible for the oversight and management of Pact's recruitment efforts. Reporting to the VP of Global Human Resources, the Global Recruiting Manager will supervise the recruitment efforts and recruitment staff. He/she will manage the entire recruitment life cycle, develop and manage all recruitment policies, processes and programs. He/she will partner with colleagues in integrating outstanding recruitment practices. The Global Recruiting Manager will implement global sourcing and recruiting campaigns to attract and acquire high quality talent that makes Pact a recognized leader in the field. As the lead of Pact's recruitment team, the Global Recruitment Manager will build Pact's candidate pipeline, improve the efficiency of Pact's recruitment processes and systems and increase the presence and knowledge of Pact as a preferred employer. Key Responsibilities: Organize, plan and manage the entire life cycle of recruitment from sourcing candidates to on boarding utilizing the budgeted resources to deliver consistent and timely results; Develop and implement a global recruitment and talent strategy to support organizational mission, vision and goals; Drive improvements to global recruitment policies and processes to ensure streamlined, effective, and high quality services are delivered, and provide regular recruitment metrics and report on progress; Partner with VP of Global Human Resources to provide leadership with thoughtful, meaningful and creative metrics and the interpretation and application of the results; Oversee the application and use of a candidate database (UltiPro) of qualified professionals providing rapidly to talent management needs; Participate in proposal-specific and non- proposal talent strategy sessions and apply knowledge gained to all aspects of the recruitment efforts; Engage in workforce planning and forecasting organization-wide; collaborate with Business development and hiring managers to identify priority countries and programs and source talent in advance of open positions. Provide general recruitment and talent acquisition support, including defining job requirements and responsibilities, writing job ads and descriptions, posting open positions, conducting phone/ Skype interviews, screening resumes, coordination of interviews, background checking, researching new acquisition sources, and addressing general employment inquiries; Identify targeted advertising opportunities, design all recruitment forms and recruitment materials; Create and foster strong relationships with colleagues and partner with hiring managers to identify requirements and business needs. Provide coaching on sourcing and interview strategy; Conduct presentations and recruitment trainings to build leader skill and awareness of legal restrictions in talent acquisition techniques; Develop strategies and programs to attract talent and increase presence and knowledge of pact as a preferred employer; Ensure recruiters and hiring managers have a clear mutual understanding of staffing policies, practices, processes and priorities; Supervise Pact's recruitment team working by example to set high standards and outstanding leadership guidance offering on-going feedback and opportunities for development; Collaborate and liaise with Human Resources team on a variety of operational and strategic initiatives including; new hire processing of documentation, Affirmative Action Planning, Compensation and Job design and others as needed. Ensure compliance with OFCCP and USAID requirements for recruitment, proposals and project hires. Prepare and/or review offer letter/ employment agreements for signature. Proactively build Pact's talent pipeline and network of potential candidates by identifying, screening interviewing and assessing candidates for future business development goals and by creating a presence at career fairs, on-line and other virtual locations; undertakes all other duties and projects as may be assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of ten (10) years recruitment experience with a proven record of progression, two of which must include international development proposal recruitment. Three (3) or more years of progressive supervisory experience working in high volume recruiting environment. Familiarity working with OFCCP guidelines and implementing appropriate processes. Experience with USAID and international development industry (for-profit or non-profit). Experience coordinating and attending career fairs and other professional networking events. Strong interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation/ attitude. Strong written, presentation/ verbal, and negotiation skills. Experience using both internet recruitment sources and Applicant Tracking Systems. Ability to travel internationally when needed (up to 20% annually). Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information. 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. Cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge of and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in French. Experience with UltiPro. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0097. 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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GRANTS AND CONTRACTS OFFICER
NEPALGUNJ, NEPAL

Pact, has a call for consultants for a Grants and Contracts Officer in Nepalgunj. Duration: Expected duration of 6 months, contingent upon funding availability. Pact, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, is implementing a USAID-funded project, Sajhedari Bikaas, aimed at strengthening communities in the Mid- and Far- West Regions of Nepal. Pact requires technical support and capacity building for its Grants and Contracts staff based in Nepal, as well as partner organizations. The International Grants and Contracts Specialist will report to the Operations Manager in Nepalgunj, with interaction and support from the Agreement Management unit at headquarters in Washington, DC. This position is limited to U.S. citizens and is a consultancy with an expected duration of 6 months, contingent upon funding availability. Responsibilities: The consultant will strengthen the technical expertise and systems of Sajhedari Bikaas, and provide guidance and support for managing agreements with international, national, and district-based partners, including periodic travel to project areas. Specific responsibilities include: Assist and guide staff in full- cycle grants management activities, including solicitation, pre-award assessments, negotiation of awards, and modification of awards, monitoring awards, and close-out procedures. Provide routine training for staff on procedures and guidelines for grant and contract administration, including Grants under Contract (GUCs), Fixed Obligation Micro Grants (FOMGs), Firm Fixed Price Contracts, and other instruments. Assist staff to review and monitor grantee performance and reporting compliance. Provide guidance on compliance issues that arise during grant and sub-contract program implementation. Assist with the resolution of disputes. Provide regular training on policy guidance and interpretation for program staff, grantees, and sub-contractors. Review partner grants and management training procedures and make recommendations to strengthen, if necessary. Review grantee systems in line with contractual compliance. Ensure that partners receive timely, consistent, and ongoing capacity training on compliancy issues. Support staff in performing regular expenditure reviews of invoices, projections, and financial reporting. Oversee and ensure that both Pact and partners remain compliant with the terms and conditions of awards. Review, recommend, and enhance the ability to manage requests to re-budget when necessary. Assist in closeout of awards, including: review of final award inventories, review of final financial reports including the final advance reconciliation, ensure all performance and reporting actions are completed, and prepare property dispositions under contracts and grants received by Pact. Strengthen systems to monitor local consultant performance and reporting compliance. Review current systems and procedures, and make recommendations to strengthen effective and auditable post-award reviews to assure institutional and sponsor compliance, budgetary appropriateness, and compliance with governmental guidelines. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in accounting, finance, contracts/ grants management, business administration, law, or a related field required. Minimum of 5 years' experience in grants/ contracts management experience required. Experience in U.S. Government contracts/ grants/ financial management with firm knowledge of US Government regulations strongly preferred. Experience working under USAID contracts as well as issuing grants in accordance with ADS 303. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Previous international experience and demonstrated ability to work in a challenging and dynamic environment preferred. Excellent command of the English language, spoken and written. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0091. 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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More Jobs In International Career Employment Weekly

Subscribers to International Career Employment Weekly will receive details on the following additional International Program Administration & Foreign Language Support vacancies, in the August 22, 2014 issue of ICEW:


AWARDS MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR COST AND PRICING OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

PROJECT ASSOCIATE
MEDFORD, MA

SENIOR COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS SPECIALIST
MANILA, PHILIPPINES

FINANCE OFFICER & TEAM LEADER, LOANS AND GRANTS
ROME

CAREER DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
LONDON

HEAD, TERMINOLOGY, REFERENCES AND COMPUTER AIDS TO
TRANSLATION SERVICE
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
NEW YORK

FINANCE OFFICER
GENEVA

FINANCE OFFICER
NAIROBI

CHIEF OF DEBT AND DEVELOPMENT FINANCE BRANCH
GENEVA

SECTION HEAD (MANPOWER AND HUMAN RESOURCES)
LA SPEZIA, ITALY

CORPORATE PROCUREMENT SECTION ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR PROPOSAL RECRUITER
WASHINGTON, DC

SENIOR FINANCE SPECIALIST
USA

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT
PORTLAND, OR

COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST
LOS ANGELES, CA

SUBAWARD AND CAPACITY BUILDING SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

MANAGER, CONTRACTS
BETHESDA, MD

CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATOR
BETHESDA, MD

SENIOR PORTFOLIO MANAGER, PROGRAMME
MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
ROME

HEAD, CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT SERVICE
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

HEAD, TERMINOLOGY, REFERENCES AND COMPUTER AIDS TO
TRANSLATION SERVICE (STRAIT)
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

ASSISTANT, BUDGET
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

FINANCE SPECIALIST
NEW YORK

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

DIRECTOR, PEACEKEEPING FINANCING DIVISION
NEW YORK

SENIOR FINANCE AND BUDGET OFFICER
NEW YORK

DIRECTOR OF OFFICE SYSTEMS
WASHINGTON, DC

REVENUE ACCOUNTING MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

FINANCE ASSISTANT, FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT PROGRAM
WASHINGTON, DC

PART-TIME SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCE SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR
MIAMI, FL

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST
MIAMI, FL

INTERNATIONAL PROPOSAL RECRUITER
SILVER SPRING, MD

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND TALENT ASSOCIATE
SILVER SPRING, MD

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
NEW YORK

INTERPRETER (FRENCH)
VIENNA

ADMINISTRATIVE & FUND MANAGEMENT OFFICER
GENEVA

HEAD, STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING UNIT
NAIROBI

SENIOR RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OFFICER
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

PROGRAMME AND BUDGET OFFICER
THE NETHERLANDS

MIF FINANCIAL INCLUSION DEFINED TERM CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS SUPPORT CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

INTERPRETER
PARIS

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
NEW YORK

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, AFPS/FMS
NEW YORK

PROGRAMME BUDGET OFFICER
GENEVA

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC





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