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FINANCE OFFICER, INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA is seeking a Finance Officer who will be responsible for the financial management of the U.S. Government projects, as well as grants from other sources, such as Foundations, Corporations, and Multilateral Organizations. This position is responsible for ensuring accurate project financial tracking, recording and reporting to donors, and compliance with the organizational policies and donor requirements. The Finance Officer works closely with the Program Managers on all budget, finance and compliance matters such as forecasts, budget realignments, pipeline analysis, financial reports review, etc. The Finance Officer will play a key role in establishing necessary financial procedures and reinforcing internal controls. S/he will provide training and ongoing support to Plan USA staff and Country Offices in understanding donor financial compliance, identifying financial risks, and other best practices related to project financial management. This position is based in Washington, DC. Main Responsibilities of the Job: Financial Reporting: Prepares financial reports for assigned U.S. Government grants (including but not limited to Standard Form 425) and for grants where Plan USA is a sub-recipient of federal funds. Creates financial reporting templates and trains field office staff in their use. Requests and monitors receipt of monthly financial reports from Country Offices, Regional Offices, Plan USA and Plan's International Headquarters. Reconciles monthly field reports with the Grants Tracking System (GTS) and the General Ledger including the reconciliation of unliquidated advances. Prepares any required ad hoc reports for donors, e.g. prime requests for financial information, USAID mission requests for financial information, pipeline analysis, etc. Prepares and maintains internal documents to support donor financial reports. Reviews all project financial documentation for compliance, e.g. costs charged to grants and contracts including travel expense reports, consultant agreements, personnel allocation (time sheets), etc. Maintains up-to-date grant and contract files and assures appropriate documents are available, e.g. pre-approvals, agreements, sub- agreements, modifications, correspondences with the donors, etc. Financial Management: Works collaboratively with Program Managers to review and oversee project budgets, forecasts, and financial reports for donors and actively contribute to the project risk reviews. Monitors project "burn rate" against the total award budget and against the work plan budget. Discusses project financial performance with the Program Manager. Assures appropriate explanations for variances on budget versus expenditure reports and notifies the Program Manager/ Officer of any financial issues. Keeps track of Plan USA project covered costs in the donor budget to maximize cost recovery in accordance with the donor rules. Works closely with the field to resolve any financial related issues and follows up on open points to ensure they are resolved. Maintains up- to-date, accurate financial records on all grants in the field which credit Plan USA for revenue. Ensures the completion of financial closeout process for grants and contracts. Supports the Program Manager and field office staff on the project budget management throughout the life of the projects. Works with the Country Office and the Program Manager on budget realignments and modifications. Ensures timely submission to the donor/ prime. Monitors the status of the Obligation balance and works with the Program Manager and the Director of Compliance on requesting additional Obligations timely. Travels to the Country Office to provide support in preparation for audits and any other financial support necessary. Reviews internal and external audit reports and recommends solutions to audit findings. Assists Program Managers with the revenue projections for the organizational budget. Assists the project team in negotiations with the donor. Training: Actively contributes to the design and delivery of financial management training for the program staff at Plan USA. Supports field finance staff in the areas of fiscal management and financial reporting on assigned U.S. Government grants and contracts and other assigned grants. Participates in start-up workshops for new projects. Liaises with the Program Manager to identify field staff training needs to increase their capacity to manage U.S. Government funds. Other: Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor or other tasks coordinated through Supervisor for other members of Management. QUALIFICATIONS Needed to Be Successful in the Job: A demonstrated commitment to the mission of Plan. Skills, Knowledge, Abilities: Ability to work with minimal direction and to initiate activities and identify organizational needs related to responsibilities. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to maintain effective and satisfactory working relationships with people from diverse cultures across all levels of the organization. Superior analytical skills, attention to detail, and strong work ethics. Ability to maintain confidentiality of financial and other sensitive information. Capacity to work under pressure, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet inflexible deadlines. Familiarity with U.S. Government rules and regulations, particularly USAID Regulation 22 CFR 226, 22 CFR 228, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), AIDAR, and 2 CFR 230 (formerly OMB Circular A-122), and A- 133. Proficiency in computer software particularly Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Access, Word and accounting software packages. Thorough knowledge of and experience with financial reporting, especially with regard to U.S. Government. Knowledge of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and financial accounting standards. Working knowledge of French is desirable. Previous experience working with field staff preferred. Positive attitude, desire to be a part of a diverse team, and commitment to Plan USA's mission. Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/ Finance or related field. Master's degree is preferred. 5+ years of strong experience in accounting and financial management of U.S. government funding (e.g., USAID, DOS, DOL) and other donors' budget and regulatory compliance. Not-for-profit accounting experience. Field experience desirable. Physical and Mental Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Work Environment: Typical office environment. Travel will be required up to 40% annually. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our website, www.planusa.org/jobopps .Closing date for applications is November 30, 2014.

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PAYROLL SPECIALIST
NORTH CAROLINA

Futures Group has posted an opening for a Payroll Specialist to manage external payroll provider services across the USA and UK using established company procedures, ensuring timely and accurate generation of payroll, complying with statutory deductions, and managing the internal salary coding. REQUIRES: Degree in Finance, business or accounts administration. 3-5 years' experience in HR/Finance/ Accounting. Payroll experience preferred. Above average computer skills. Operating knowledge of Costpoint 6 and 7. Knowledge of payroll principles, practices, regulations and procedures. Knowledge of basic accounting practices and procedures. For more information and to apply visit www.futuresgroup.com (click on Careers). Vacancy no: 929

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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND TALENT ASSOCIATE
SILVER SPRING, MD

Global Communities, formerly CHF International, has posted an opening for a Program Development and Talent Associate who reports directly to the Director of Development and Technical Services and contributes to new business development efforts by writing proposal sections, recruiting for specialists, performing research, corresponding with field offices, coordinating with partner organizations, providing administrative support, and assisting with other duties as assigned. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in related field. Experience writing proposals/ grants in an international non-profit organization preferred. Knowledge of donor proposal guidelines, specifically USAID. For more information and to apply please go to www.chfhq.org. Vacancy no: 2223

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DIRECTOR, TALENT ACQUISITION
LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC

International Medical Corps has posted an opening for a Director of Talent Acquisition who is responsible for the development and implementation of recruitment processes for talent at all levels within the organization. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Administration, Psychology, Organizational Design, Human Resources, Management, Leadership or other related discipline and a minimum of eight years' experience working as a talent acquisition professional at a senior level. Minimum of three years' direct supervisory experience. Experience with international development work or emergency relief and humanitarian work preferred. Experience recruiting talent for hard to fill positions in developing countries experiencing dangerous and/or unhealthy circumstances. For more information and to apply please visit our website at www.imcworldwide.org and complete the online employment application form found under the tab "Work with IMC". Vacancy no: 14-769

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INVESTMENT OFFICER
OFFSITE

There is an opening for an Investment Officer with 5+ years' experience required. Salary range: Up to $642 daily, depending on salary history; Open period: Oct. 27 - Nov. 9, 2014; Position information: Consulting opportunity; Title: Development Credit Authority; Performance dates: On/about November 1, 2014 until September 15, 2015; Duty locations: Offsite; Position number: 20075. Background: DCA structures and issues partial credit guarantees to encourage private capital lending to creditworthy but underserved borrowers throughout the developing world. These guarantees, which can cover up to 80% of realized loss, enable USAID to leverage private sector wealth for sustainable economic development. Since 1999, over 400 DCA guarantees have unlocked approximately $3.2 billion in private debt across 72 countries. The guarantee is a flexible product that can be applied to a wide range of development projects and are available to virtually any type of lender seeking to deploy debt capital into the markets in which USAID programs operate. For each guarantee, an investment officer provides expert project structuring and risk assessment services to USAID field offices throughout the world and technical bureaus in Washington, DC. Scope of Work: The consultant will provide a variety of technical expertise consistent with the Agency's credit policies, including structuring DCA guarantees, developing complex project financing credit and cash flow models, conducting risk assessments, and producing and/or presenting to senior members within and outside the Agency. The consultant will specialize in structuring and assessing all facets of risks in the energy, infrastructure and project financing sectors. He/she will develop risk mitigating solutions that address major types of risks. Specifically, the consultant will: Originates, structures, and assesses DCA guarantees in collaboration with USAID's missions and other operating units. Cultivates relationships with a variety of external partners including investment funds, corporations, donors, and other private sector actors. Prepares and presents the investment proposal including analytical risk assessments to USAID's Credit Review Board. Evaluates and advises on financial markets and private business development, and on the formulation of the energy projects. Deliverables: Prepare the market assessment and risk assessment in accordance with the Microsoft Word and Excel templates provided by the Regional Team Lead. Meet with the partner financial institutions to originate, structure, and perform a risk assessment and other analysis as required in accordance with USAID's credit policies and procedures. Present the investment proposals to the Agency's Credit Review Board via telephone or in- person. QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a solid analytical skill set and diverse background in infrastructure, energy and project finance, including: 5+ years of experience in financial statement analyses; including significant financial analytical experience with emphasis on analyzing commercial banks and other types of financial institutions. Superior analytical, critical thinking as well as writing and communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal, problem solving and time management skills. Understanding of developing markets and the challenges working in the energy, infrastructure and project finance sectors. A degree in economics, business, international development or a related field. Willingness to travel internationally, sometimes under short notice. Proficiency in a language other than English such as French is a plus. Required Application Materials: The following application materials must accompany applications: CV, Three references, Writing sample. TO APPLY: Write Position #20075 on the subject line. Please submit all required documents listed above to Consulting@usaid.gov. Also include your salary history utilizing Form AID 1420-17 as part of your application. The form can be found at http://www.usaid.gov/forms. Only finalists will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please.

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SENIOR FINANCIAL SPECIALIST, GOVERNMENT AND OTHER DONORS
WASHINGTON, DC

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Financial Specialist, Government and Other Donors for our office in Washington, DC. The Senior Specialist prepares and submits financial reports for USG, GEF, World Bank, and NGO and other government donors to minimize risk for the organization, ensure financial compliance, track revenue, and demonstrate WWF's capacity to manage complex and high-risk donor funding. Serves as in-house expert on all government and other donor financial requirements; manages financial compliance for government, WWF-Network, and other donors from concept to closeout. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, public administration, or related field, or equivalent work experience required. 6 years' experience in financial management of government grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts required. Financial reporting experience for U.S. Government-funded projects is required. Working knowledge of 2CFR200 (formerly OMB Circulars A-122 and a-133) preferred. Knowledge of electronic spreadsheets, databases, and other accounting and budgeting software. Please apply on our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html. Vacancy no: 15035

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS
KERICHO, KENYA

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. (HJF) is seeking a Deputy Director for Administration and Operations - Kenya for the HIV Research program located in Kericho, Kenya. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP. Responsibilities: 1. Provide support to the HIV Program leadership (i.e. HIV Program Director and Deputy Directors) in the day-to-day administrative activities and operations. 2. Provide administrative oversight and support to the core administrative components and staff including, but not limited to, procurement, contracting, accounting, and human resources. 3. Serve as one of two senior level administrative positions (along with the Deputy Director for Operations) overseeing HJF Medical Research International in Kenya, the local entity through which HJF operates. 4. Provide administrative support to the HIV research program in all aspects of executing clinical research under the auspices of USMHRP and USAMRU-K. 5. Provide administrative support to the PEPFAR program in all aspects of partner services, ensuring communication and coordination of activities with the State Department, other USG agencies and the Kenya U.S. Liaison Office (KUSLO) at the US Embassy. 6. 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. 7. Ensure United States and Kenya Governments policies and regulations are followed. 8. Review and amend or design and develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) where appropriate administrative activities. 9. Review current staffing levels with regard to appropriateness to support HIV program activities, evaluate competitiveness in employment packages, and provide support to staff recruitment efforts. 10. Directs, coordinates, and conducts personnel actions and furnishes guidance and assistance as needed. 11. Oversee execution of agreements, contracts and legal issues with the assistance of the USAMRU-K Director of Finance and Administration, Kenya lawyers and HJF HQ legal department as deemed necessary. 12. Provide senior oversight and accountability where appropriate for HIV program financial, procurement, and contracting activities particularly supporting HJF MRI requirements. 13. Reports to USMHRP and USAMRU-K leadership on behalf of the HIV Program Director and Deputy Directors as necessary and appropriate for program operations. 14. Provides collaborative assistance to other program personnel and research scientists that require the incumbent's expertise. 15. Maintains a safe work environment with appropriate training of other personnel. 16. Supports a productive team environment. 17. Completes other projects as needed. REQUIREMENTS: Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated abilities in leadership and management of complex and multi-stakeholder organization. Administrative program management experience and training (preferably P.M.P.), in international settings. Expert in managing procurement, finance, contracting, and administrative policies. An ability to communicate effectively to include excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Ability to independently troubleshoot administrative tasks and challenges. Work as a leader and part of a team in a remote setting such as Kericho, Kenya. Education/ Requirements: Master's degree required in administration, and ability to meet requirements for a United States Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) position. Minimum Experience: 6-10 years related research administration, with experience in an international setting being preferable. Experience living in Africa highly desired. Physical Capabilities: Incumbent will be expected to relocate to Kericho, Kenya and travel to Nairobi as well as Rockville, Maryland (USA) on occasion as necessary to perform job duties. Supervisory Responsibilities/ Controls: Incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the USAMRU-K HIV Program Leadership (Director, Deputy Directors) as well as the USMHRP and USAMRU-K Directors having oversight of the HIV Program. Work Environment: Will require working evenings and weekends. TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at careers.hjf.org click "Advanced Search" and enter job number 209597 in the Job Opening ID box. 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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DIRECTOR, GRANTS, CONTRACTS & COMPLIANCE
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA is seeking a Director, Grants, Contracts & Compliance who serves as an expert on contracts and compliance with contracts, grants and other award provisions and audit requirements for all Plan institutional contracts, grants and awards including US Government, multilateral, corporate, and foundation awards. The Director, Grants, Contracts & Compliance is responsible for developing, implementing, and sustaining efficient and transparent internal controls to ensure compliance with government and private grants/ contracts. S/he is responsible for the organizational processes for award administration from proposal to close-out, ensuring full compliance with local laws, Plan USA and Plan Global policies, and donor rules and regulations. She/he will lead the revision of the organizational guidance documents and training materials in line with the new OMB "Super Circular." Main Responsibilities of the Job: Bid and Proposal Development: Establishes and maintains compliance policies and procedures for bid and proposal development. Participate in bid and proposal Go/No-Go meetings being a voice for finance and compliance considerations for the decision. Reviews RFA/RFPs/RFBs and signals to the organization any compliance, financial, and legal requirements that need to be addressed. Leads the proposal team on compliance matters during the preparation of bids and proposals including partner teaming agreements and negotiations, cost share commitments, and documentation for the business/ cost proposal (certifications, policies, manuals). Reviews and signs-off on bids and proposals for compliance issues and communicates to the appropriate senior staff members in addressing these issues. Ensures compliance/ legal issues are satisfactorily addressed and documents the risks taken by senior management. Client and Partner Management: Leads negotiations with donor/ prime on new awards/ subawards and contracts prior to their execution and modifications. Approves final agreements. Assists International Programs (IP) Team in the communications with Agreement Officers, Contract Officers and Grant staff of both donor and sub-recipient organizations on any contractual matters and administrative tasks such as waivers, exemptions, etc. Participates in kick-off meetings and represents Plan USA as a compliance lead. Drafts or reviews documents relating to grants/ contracts/ subs such as pre-teaming agreements, teaming agreements, subawards, etc. Monitors the process for subcontracts and subawards including pre-award assessments, subrecipient monitoring, and subgrant documents. Review final subagreements. Coordinates and develops Plan USA policies and procedures related to grant and contract requirements that affect the overall Plan organization. Serves as a technical resource to Plan USA and Country Offices in interpreting donor rules and regulations. Contract Drafting and Review: Drafts or reviews contracts including grant and second tier contracts where Plan USA is a party primarily as it relates to US Government funded contracts. Assists the Plan field offices set up systems, procedures and controls that are sufficient to manage contract funds. Advises management on rules, risks and other matters relating to contract-based funding. Exercises contract signing authority up to amounts authorized by management. Implementation: Focuses on ensuring that Plan has proper policies and procedures (financial, procurement, travel, HR, etc.) in place related to contractual compliance by developing, improving and revising policies in collaboration and partnership across departments to ensure integration and proper implementation. Develops and maintains accuracy of grants administration procedures manual covering full grant/ contract lifecycle from proposal to closeout. Reviews internal Plan International Grant Agreement Documents (GADs) for each award to ensure appropriate donor compliance requirements are contained in the document. Develops and maintains document management system for all contractual and compliance files. Keeps current on regulatory, contractual, legal and financial compliance requirements for all proposals, grants, contracts and communicate relevant changes appropriately within Plan. Reviews consulting agreements for the IP Team for compliance requirements. Assists Director of Finance, IP with annual A-133 audit. Develops responses to the donor/ prime on any audit findings and participates in resolution of the findings. Communicates with Global Assurance and Counter-Fraud Unit of Plan International on a regular basis. Develops monitoring tools for Program staff to review compliance issues during field travel - i.e. Compliance Checklists, Documentation review, etc. Reviews and approves award modification requests including budget modifications. Maintain all required compliance registrations and filings such as SAM, FFATA, Grants Solutions, etc. Provides guidance and advice on matters related with Plan USA and Plan International Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA). Keep up-to-date the Cost Share Guidance Document and provide on-going advice on cost share questions from the Country Offices. Assists in the development of a grants management database. Institutional Learning and Training: Lead the update of the training materials and Guidance Documents in line with the OMB's final rule to the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, more commonly known as the "Super Circular." Designs, delivers, and evaluates training to IP and field staff on specific compliance issues or regulatory changes related with proposal development, negotiation, project start up, grant administration, implementation, financial management, and closeouts. Travels to the field to lead compliance training on donor regulations. Coordinates opportunities for compliance training for other Plan USA and field staff. Other: Participate in the meetings across the organization that require Compliance input/ feedback (includes being a member of the internal, corporate-wide Compliance Committee). Success Indicators: A demonstrated commitment to children and their welfare. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of OMB Circulars, CFRs, FAR/AIDAR, and donor regulations, etc. Award management from donors like USAID (including OFDA), Dept. of State, Dept. of Labor is required. Other international development donor experience including multilateral, foundations and corporate is highly desirable. Extensive experience reviewing and analyzing grant agreements and contracts. Prior experience in indirect rate development, internal audit and grant financial management is highly desirable. Demonstrated experience in curriculum development, training delivery, and facilitation. Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and handle multiple simultaneous tasks and demands. Exceptional interpersonal skills, tact, patience, diplomacy, and appropriate assertiveness, as well as the ability to manage a variety of internal and external relationships. Ability to work in a diverse, multi-national and lingual work environment. Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and web-based applications. Experience working with databases and/or other tracking systems. Requires a proactive approach to acquiring a broad knowledge of the Plan Federation (structure, programs, and staff). Ability to travel internationally up to 20% annually as circumstances require. Education and Experience: A minimum of 10 years of progressive work experience in non-profit setting (or similar for-profit setting) overseeing and managing grants, cooperative agreements, contracts and compliance activities associated with projects funded by the U.S. government, multilaterals, and other institutional donors. Master's degree, preferably in Contract Administration, Accounting or Finance (equivalent combination of a Bachelor's degree and professional experience is acceptable). French, Spanish and/or other foreign language proficiency is desirable. Physical and Mental Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Work Environment: Typical office environment. TO APPLY: please visit www.planusa.org/jobopps. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing date is November 15, 2014.

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SENIOR PAYROLL/STAFF ACCOUNTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Senior Payroll/ Staff Accountant in Washington, DC. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The General Accounting/ Global Treasury Department, a unit of Financial Services under the Office of the CFO contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Payroll/ Staff Accountant is responsible for assuring the timely and accurate processing of payroll for domestic and expatriate employees. The Senior Payroll/ Staff Accountant will perform high level accounting and payroll duties, ensuring compliance with established procedures. S/he will support the needs of a rapidly growing company as the payroll subject matter expert and as an integral member of the Pact General Accounting team. This position also supports various A/P and G/L management duties. Partnering closely with Pact's Global Human Resources and Finance teams, this position works to improve efficiencies by implementing best practices while ensuring regulatory compliance and building excellent cross-functional relationships. Key Responsibilities: Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing for both US and expatriate employees by managing and reviewing semi-monthly/ monthly payrolls. Ensure compliance with statutory regulations, company policy, and internal SOX controls. Act as a business partner to the Global Human Resources team, providing guidance and support in the implementation of corporate initiatives. Act as the system administrator to payroll and timekeeping applications, such as PayExpert and Unanet, to ensure system performance, security and data integrity. Maintain validation tables; create ad hoc and routine reports using the report writing software. Provide ADP and Unanet system support pertaining to user access. Manage new system implementations related to payroll process. Perform user testing. Manage and coordinate expatriate employees' tax and immigration related matters in both host and guest countries. Respond to tax notices, wage orders, and governmental correspondences. Support various internal and external audits. Review and prepare for sign off quarterly and annual payroll tax filings. Review and reconcile quarterly payroll tax report (941). Responsible for the generation and posting of payroll related journal entries, performing account reconciliations of key payroll accounts and supporting month end close activities. Perform other AP and General ledger functions as assigned. Ad-hoc reporting and special projects as required by senior management. Basic REQUIREMENTS: BA/BS degree. Minimum of 4 years of payroll experience or comparable experience. Advanced knowledge of Excel and Budgeting. Proficient in MS Office Suite. Experience with financial management in nonprofit environments. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to research, analyze and reconcile data. Strong, concise written and oral communications skills. Excellent analytical skills and attention to details. Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and adapt to frequently changing priorities and work independently. Outstanding skill at working collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and third parties. Respect for maintaining confidentiality of sensitive data. Preferred Qualifications: Six years of experience managing the end to end payroll process, preferably for a non-profit with multiple international locations 200-500 employees. CPP Certification desired but not required. Experience managing expatriate payrolls and related expatriate allowances. Knowledge of multi-state tax and wage & hour laws. General knowledge of human resources, benefit administration and reporting principles and practices. Working experience using a web-based payroll and HRIS application, preferably ADP. Experience working with AP and General Ledger functions. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0119. 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 TALENT ACQUISITION OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking an International Talent Acquisition Officer in Washington, DC. Pact Overview: At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact's promises are fulfilled in partnership with local communities. Our integrated approach to building the capacity of local organizations, developing good governance and cultivating markets is carried out by individuals who adapt our expertise to their own environments and challenges. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. 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. Position Purpose: The International Talent Acquisition Officer supports Pact's fast-paced, full life cycle recruitment team; supporting headquarters, field offices and new business recruitment. This position will partner with Pact's Business Development and core proposal team in designing and implementing international sourcing and recruiting campaigns to attract and acquire expatriates, third country nationals and consultants for short-term technical assistance. The position will serve as Pact's subject matter expert on recruitment and build an exemplary network of skilled professionals. The International Talent Acquisition Officer will identify, evaluate, and screen candidates who meet the required area of expertise and who will advance Pact's mission and values. As an integral part of the Human Resources team, this position will serve as a strategic partner in advancing and meeting the organizations talent needs, improve recruitment processes and systems and increase the presence and knowledge of pact as a preferred employer. Key Responsibilities: Strategic Partnering: 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; Participate in strategy sessions and apply knowledge gained to all aspects of the recruitment efforts and review solicitations and technical proposals for staffing needs, structure and donor requirements. Proactively build Pact's talent pipeline and network of potential candidates by identifying, screening, interviewing and assessing candidates for future business development goals; Develop and maintain an international network of recruiters, contacts and candidates via proactive use of social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.). Business Development: 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 business development, regional project stakeholders and technical experts to develop short and long-term strategic recruitment campaigns that meet proposal requirements. 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. Global Recruitment: Work with hiring managers to develop job descriptions in accordance with the staffing plan, recommend creative and alternative advertising venues and strategies, determine titles and salaries, ensuring compliance with budget. Represent Pact with professionalism, enthusiasm and energy to sell the organization to prospective candidates; attend career fairs, networking events and conferences to promote Pact and deepen the pool of potential candidates. Provide information on company operations and employment opportunities to potential applicants. 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; 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. 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. 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. 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; Recommend system improvements to current recruitment processes to ensure streamlined, cost effective, high quality services are provided to hiring managers. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of six years relevant recruitment experience, three of which must include international recruitment, strong business development and proposal experience preferred. Possess a solid understanding of how to source, screen and recruit in overseas markets. Critical thinker, able to identify issues and opportunities, provide solutions and reach consensus with multiple stakeholders. Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information. Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%). Demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment. Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with hiring managers. 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. Excellent oral and written communication and representational skills. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases including applicant tracking systems. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with USAID and/or NGO project and proposal recruitment. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0109. 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 TALENT ACQUISITION OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking an International Talent Acquisition Officer in Washington, DC. Pact Overview: At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact's promises are fulfilled in partnership with local communities. Our integrated approach to building the capacity of local organizations, developing good governance and cultivating markets is carried out by individuals who adapt our expertise to their own environments and challenges. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. 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. Position Purpose: The International Talent Acquisition Officer supports Pact's fast-paced, full life cycle recruitment team; supporting headquarters, field offices and new business recruitment. This position will partner with Pact's Business Development and core proposal team in designing and implementing international sourcing and recruiting campaigns to attract and acquire expatriates, third country nationals and consultants for short-term technical assistance. The position will serve as Pact's subject matter expert on recruitment and build an exemplary network of skilled professionals. The International Talent Acquisition Officer will identify, evaluate, and screen candidates who meet the required area of expertise and who will advance Pact's mission and values. As an integral part of the Human Resources team, this position will serve as a strategic partner in advancing and meeting the organizations talent needs, improve recruitment processes and systems and increase the presence and knowledge of pact as a preferred employer. Key Responsibilities: Strategic Partnering: 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; Participate in strategy sessions and apply knowledge gained to all aspects of the recruitment efforts and review solicitations and technical proposals for staffing needs, structure and donor requirements. Proactively build Pact's talent pipeline and network of potential candidates by identifying, screening, interviewing and assessing candidates for future business development goals; Develop and maintain an international network of recruiters, contacts and candidates via proactive use of social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.). Business Development: 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 business development, regional project stakeholders and technical experts to develop short and long-term strategic recruitment campaigns that meet proposal requirements. 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. Global Recruitment: Work with hiring managers to develop job descriptions in accordance with the staffing plan, recommend creative and alternative advertising venues and strategies, determine titles and salaries, ensuring compliance with budget. Represent Pact with professionalism, enthusiasm and energy to sell the organization to prospective candidates; attend career fairs, networking events and conferences to promote Pact and deepen the pool of potential candidates. Provide information on company operations and employment opportunities to potential applicants. 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; 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. 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. 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. 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; Recommend system improvements to current recruitment processes to ensure streamlined, cost effective, high quality services are provided to hiring managers. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of six years relevant recruitment experience, three of which must include international recruitment, strong business development and proposal experience preferred. Possess a solid understanding of how to source, screen and recruit in overseas markets. Critical thinker, able to identify issues and opportunities, provide solutions and reach consensus with multiple stakeholders. Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information. Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%). Demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment. Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with hiring managers. 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. Excellent oral and written communication and representational skills. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases including applicant tracking systems. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with USAID and/or NGO project and proposal recruitment. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0109. 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 ACCOUNTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

The Institute for War and Peace Reporting is seeking a Grants Accountant in Washington, DC. Reports to: Accounting Manager; Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 per annum, dependent on experience; Deadline: October 31, 2014; Start Date: mid- November 2014. The Grants Accountant is responsible for the processing of field grant reports of US government and private sector grants. S/he coordinates the quarterly submission of reports to donors and is responsible for drawdowns and the review of cash advances from the field. S/he assists with the A-133 audit process and general ledger processing of grant related expenditures. Duties and Responsibilities: Review and process monthly field reports into the general ledger including necessary updates; Consult with program directors and related staff on post award issues such as applicable regulations, subcontract administration, extensions, re-budgeting, budget modifications and cost share requirements; Compile support for monthly Indirect Cost Allocation and related journal entry; Analyze and reconcile grant funds to the general ledger, creating any necessary journal entries; Reconcile general ledger accounts as assigned; Process contract billings as needed; Participate in monthly team meetings to review grant field reports and cash flow; Review and process field grant advances requests; Review grant- related invoices and other expenditures for compliance; Prepare quarterly SF 425 and other necessary reporting in support of government and other donor requirements, as required; Perform grant closeout functions; Manage the letter-of-credit relationship and complete drawdowns of project funds; Work with DRL to submit yearly NICRA for approval; Assist with the annual grant and operational budgeting process; Review grant coding on expenditures such as expense reports, invoice and contracts to ensure compliance and adherence to policies and procedures; Review and process sub award reports; Maintain grant budgets in MIP system and update as necessary; Manage drawdown reconciliations; Assist with the A-133 audit, including maintaining the SEFA report; Complete other tasks as required by the Accounting Manager. QUALIFICATIONS: BA in finance or accounting, or equivalent experience; Significant financial or cost-management experience; Significant experience within international development program operations; In-depth knowledge of USAID, DRL, and other international donor agencies; Comfortable in a team environment; Able to manage several major activities simultaneously; In-depth facility with financial software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing (packages include Microsoft Office, Sage MIP and Google Docs); Excellent problem-solving skills; Experience of preparing financial statements, budgets and forecasts; Firm foundation in accounting principles and financial reporting standards; Sub-contract and sub- agreement financial management experience; Experience within international non-profit organizations (larger than $5 million), as well as in a multi-office, multi-national environment; Demonstrated working style of collaboration with others who represent a wide range of interests and needs. TO APPLY: Please complete online application form: https://join.iwpr.net/job-form/?jid=2014-Grant_Acc-qf&slr=1

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SENIOR PAYROLL/STAFF ACCOUNTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Senior Payroll/ Staff Accountant in Washington, DC. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The General Accounting/ Global Treasury Department, a unit of Financial Services under the Office of the CFO contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Payroll/ Staff Accountant is responsible for assuring the timely and accurate processing of payroll for domestic and expatriate employees. The Senior Payroll/ Staff Accountant will perform high level accounting and payroll duties, ensuring compliance with established procedures. S/he will support the needs of a rapidly growing company as the payroll subject matter expert and as an integral member of the Pact General Accounting team. This position also supports various A/P and G/L management duties. Partnering closely with Pact's Global Human Resources and Finance teams, this position works to improve efficiencies by implementing best practices while ensuring regulatory compliance and building excellent cross-functional relationships. Key Responsibilities: Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing for both US and expatriate employees by managing and reviewing semi-monthly/ monthly payrolls. Ensure compliance with statutory regulations, company policy, and internal SOX controls. Act as a business partner to the Global Human Resources team, providing guidance and support in the implementation of corporate initiatives. Act as the system administrator to payroll and timekeeping applications, such as PayExpert and Unanet, to ensure system performance, security and data integrity. Maintain validation tables; create ad hoc and routine reports using the report writing software. Provide ADP and Unanet system support pertaining to user access. Manage new system implementations related to payroll process. Perform user testing. Manage and coordinate expatriate employees' tax and immigration related matters in both host and guest countries. Respond to tax notices, wage orders, and governmental correspondences. Support various internal and external audits. Review and prepare for sign off quarterly and annual payroll tax filings. Review and reconcile quarterly payroll tax report (941). Responsible for the generation and posting of payroll related journal entries, performing account reconciliations of key payroll accounts and supporting month end close activities. Perform other AP and General ledger functions as assigned. Ad-hoc reporting and special projects as required by senior management. Basic REQUIREMENTS: BA/BS degree. Minimum of 4 years of payroll experience or comparable experience. Advanced knowledge of Excel and Budgeting. Proficient in MS Office Suite. Experience with financial management in nonprofit environments. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to research, analyze and reconcile data. Strong, concise written and oral communications skills. Excellent analytical skills and attention to details. Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and adapt to frequently changing priorities and work independently. Outstanding skill at working collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and third parties. Respect for maintaining confidentiality of sensitive data. Preferred Qualifications: Six years of experience managing the end to end payroll process, preferably for a non-profit with multiple international locations 200-500 employees. CPP Certification desired but not required. Experience managing expatriate payrolls and related expatriate allowances. Knowledge of multi-state tax and wage & hour laws. General knowledge of human resources, benefit administration and reporting principles and practices. Working experience using a web-based payroll and HRIS application, preferably ADP. Experience working with AP and General Ledger functions. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0119. 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 TALENT ACQUISITION OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking an International Talent Acquisition Officer in Washington, DC. Pact Overview: At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact's promises are fulfilled in partnership with local communities. Our integrated approach to building the capacity of local organizations, developing good governance and cultivating markets is carried out by individuals who adapt our expertise to their own environments and challenges. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. 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. Position Purpose: The International Talent Acquisition Officer supports Pact's fast-paced, full life cycle recruitment team; supporting headquarters, field offices and new business recruitment. This position will partner with Pact's Business Development and core proposal team in designing and implementing international sourcing and recruiting campaigns to attract and acquire expatriates, third country nationals and consultants for short-term technical assistance. The position will serve as Pact's subject matter expert on recruitment and build an exemplary network of skilled professionals. The International Talent Acquisition Officer will identify, evaluate, and screen candidates who meet the required area of expertise and who will advance Pact's mission and values. As an integral part of the Human Resources team, this position will serve as a strategic partner in advancing and meeting the organizations talent needs, improve recruitment processes and systems and increase the presence and knowledge of pact as a preferred employer. Key Responsibilities: Strategic Partnering: 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; Participate in strategy sessions and apply knowledge gained to all aspects of the recruitment efforts and review solicitations and technical proposals for staffing needs, structure and donor requirements. Proactively build Pact's talent pipeline and network of potential candidates by identifying, screening, interviewing and assessing candidates for future business development goals; Develop and maintain an international network of recruiters, contacts and candidates via proactive use of social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.). Business Development: 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 business development, regional project stakeholders and technical experts to develop short and long-term strategic recruitment campaigns that meet proposal requirements. 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. Global Recruitment: Work with hiring managers to develop job descriptions in accordance with the staffing plan, recommend creative and alternative advertising venues and strategies, determine titles and salaries, ensuring compliance with budget. Represent Pact with professionalism, enthusiasm and energy to sell the organization to prospective candidates; attend career fairs, networking events and conferences to promote Pact and deepen the pool of potential candidates. Provide information on company operations and employment opportunities to potential applicants. 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; 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. 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. 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. 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; Recommend system improvements to current recruitment processes to ensure streamlined, cost effective, high quality services are provided to hiring managers. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of six years relevant recruitment experience, three of which must include international recruitment, strong business development and proposal experience preferred. Possess a solid understanding of how to source, screen and recruit in overseas markets. Critical thinker, able to identify issues and opportunities, provide solutions and reach consensus with multiple stakeholders. Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information. Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%). Demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment. Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with hiring managers. 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. Excellent oral and written communication and representational skills. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases including applicant tracking systems. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with USAID and/or NGO project and proposal recruitment. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0109. 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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SHARED SERVICES MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

Pact is seeking a Shared Services Manager in Washington, DC. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Shared Services department contributes to realizing this purpose by: Creating administrative policies and processes that enhance the efficacy of the office workflow and organizes resources around good ideas. Continuously realign aspects of the organization's support services to facilitate and reinforce the strategic initiatives. Building and maintaining a travel policy and process that adheres to regulations and at the same time supports the complex needs of employees required to travel. Planning events that celebrate, enhance and promote employee wellness, Pact culture, and partnerships. Supporting the flow and distribution of information accurately and efficiently. Position Purpose: The Shared Services Manager reports to the VP Global Human Resources and plays a critical role in efficient and effective daily operations of the DC Pact office. This position is responsible for guiding and supervising the Shared Services team and the associates activities related to office operations and facilities management, including procurement of supplies and equipment and contracts with outside vendors. Key Responsibilities: Leadership: Inspire, champion and spread a culture of shared success that makes true our belief that every imaginable problem has a solution and that when we dedicate ourselves to pursuing it, our efforts will be rewarded with a better world. Direct and supervise the Shared Services team of four employees. Administrative Operations: Recommend, draft and oversee administration policies and procedures, including, but not limited to facilities, travel, and office management. Direct and exercise oversight of inventory of all fixed assets assuring accordance with federal regulations. Develop and implement standards for file management (e-files, computer files, permanent files, etc.) including offsite/ onsite storage management in partnership with Agreement Management. Direct all internal day-to-day office procedures to ensure smooth and efficient operations including facility management, procurement of office supplies and space planning. Oversee and coordinate travel activities; including managing Pact's primary travel vendor. Direct and lead all items as they relate to facilities management including; lease management, telecommunications and data voicemail systems, office printers, building maintenance and construction management, mailroom management, printing and distribution of materials. Anticipate and plan contingencies for emergencies that may affect domestic office operations (e.g. long-term power failures, inability to access the office due to natural disasters or terrorists acts, etc.). Deliver ethical, professional, and effective purchasing services and support leveraging Pact's buying power through supplier management, contract negotiation, adoption of technologies and collaborative buying. Promote Pact's commitments to supplier diversity, the local business community, and the environment. Assist Agreement Management with the creation, and proper execution and document retention of all consultant agreements processed through HQ. Support and partner with the Human Resources Department in scheduling, creating and delivering new employee orientation and coordinating office set up. Direct and oversee the scheduling of conference rooms, space management for visitors. Manage an annual budget of over $500,000. Plan, coordinate and support office events and meetings including service of food and drink, installation and de-installation of events, and material preparation. Communicate all staff any announcements pertaining to building access, weather, holiday closings, etc. Performs other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree, or the equivalent. Driven by an honest desire to catalyze opportunities for people and handle conflicts in a constructive and supportive manner. Proven ability to choose the best course of action and make decisions in line with the strategic initiatives of the organization. Willingness to work on tasks outside of his/her comfort zone to get the job done. Proven track record in managing confidential information with discretion. Experience in project management with proven ability to multi-task and manage around changing priorities. Strong communications skills and ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Good negotiating and organizational skills. Strong understanding of budgets. Competence and proficiency using common desktop applications and internal systems. Preferred Qualifications: Six years of relevant experience in an office setting with minimum of 4 years in supervision. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0118. 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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DIRECTOR INTERNAL AUDIT
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