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Foreign Language Support Job Vacancies


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PROGRAMME ASSISTANT
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Programme Assistant (B-3/B-4) in Brussels. He/she is accountable for efficiently handling a wide range of support duties of an administrative and organizational nature. REQUIRES: have a bachelor degree or an equivalent professional experience; have at least 4 years' professional experience of administrative support duties; possess good organizational and project/ programme planning and implementation skills including, experience in project management, the organizing of events and in programme administration; possess knowledge of and experience in finance administration (i.e. budget and financial reporting). Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 10/9/14. Vacancy no: 140311

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
MONTPELIER, VT

The Institute for Sustainable Communities has posted an opening for a Director of Finance who is a member of the Finance and Operations Team and is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of high quality and efficient financial management systems that ensure financial compliance and accountability, minimize financial risk and facilitate financial planning. REQUIRES: Minimum Bachelor's degree in accounting, MBA preferred. CPA or International equivalent (ACCA) preferred. Seven to ten years in senior level accounting and financial management position with diverse accounting experience preferably in international context. Experience creating/ improving policies, procedures, automated systems, manuals and training end-users. Knowledge of accounting, budgeting and reporting software packages, excel and windows. For more information and to apply visit www.iscvt.org/who_we_are/jobs/. Vacancy no: 2014-1036

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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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HEAD, FIELD PROCUREMENT AND LOGISTICS OFFICE
DAMASCUS

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has posted an opening for a Head, Field Procurement and Logistics Office (P-4) in Damascus. The Head, Field Procurement and Logistics Office is responsible for the delivery of effective and efficient procurement and logistics services to meet and satisfy assessed programme needs across the broad spectrum of its regular, emergency and discrete project activities, as applicable. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master degree or equivalent) from an accredited education institution in a supply chain management discipline, business administration, public administration, commerce or related field. At least 8 years of experience in the application of the knowledge acquired from a relevant advanced degree (as stated above) with progressively responsible professional experience in procurement and logistics operations in large commercial or international organizations, of which at least five years at the international level, preferably in a developing country. TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a completed UN Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF is available in PDF or MS WORD Format and can therefore be down-loaded or printed out. Completed PHF's and CV's can be sent by: email to: unrwa-ahr@unrwa.org or fax to: (+972 8) 677 7694 mail to: Head Recruitment Section, UNRWA/HQ Gaza via UNRWA HQ Amman, PO Box 140157, Amman 11814, Jordan. Closing date: 10/2/14. Vacancy no: 14-FO-SA-47

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PROGRAM SUPPORT MANAGER - UNITY STATE
RUBKONA, SOUTH SUDAN

CARE is seeking a talented Program Support Manager who will be responsible for accounts, managing sub-office HR, helping, creating and monitoring sub-office administration budget, in collaboration with the Areas Programme Coordinator, Finance Officer and Assistant Country Director for Program Support (ACDPS). Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. S/he will be reporting to the ACDPS and serving as a member of the Sub-Office Management Team. This position's primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization's financial, HR, admin and logistic functions. Working with the management team, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices as well as protecting CARE assets. This position will also interact with program managers and ACDP. Primary Responsibilities: Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support at State level; Finance Functions; General management and leadership; Human Resources/ Administration/ Finance; Logistic Functions; Safety; Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Finance or related areas. Knowledge of contract management and knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management implementing best practices. Budget development and oversight experience. A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace. Knowledge of tax and other compliance implications of non-profit status. Excels at operating in an fast pace, community environment. Strong background and work experience in Finance, Admin and logistics. Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, and access. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Knowledge of tax and other compliance implications of non-profit status. Excels at operating in an fast pace, community environment. Excellent people manager, open to direction and Collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done. Persuasive with details and facts. Delegate responsibilities effectively. Excellent in staff capacity building. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 442 Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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ASSISTANT COUNTRY DIRECTOR, PROGRAM SUPPORT
GAZIANTEP, TURKEY

CARE is seeking an Assistant Country Director for Program Support (ACD/PS). Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The ACDPS provides leadership, direction and management of all Program Support (administrative and financial) activities in the Country Office (CO). A significant part of the ACDPS responsibility is the oversight of financial and administrative activities to reduce risk and ensure compliance with donor, CARE and accepted practices in these areas. In the CARE Turkey context, the ACD/PS is expected to be more hands-on and perform most of the routine tasks in preparing finance documents, getting necessary approvals and submitting these for authorization, payment and processing in PeopleSoft. These routine tasks are necessary as there is no finance staff working in CARE Turkey office at the moment except the ACD/PS. This situation might change in FY15 if the CO decides to implement Full Pamodzi and recruit and train national staff. In general: Administration: Manage, supervise and monitor all aspects of the CO's administrative activities based on CARE policies and procedures. Ensure that functions are implemented efficiently and cost-effectively and the services provided to projects are adequate. Provide coaching, mentoring and training to administrative staff to develop their skills and knowledge. Provide leadership to the CO as part of the senior management team in the areas of administration strategic planning and policy development. In addition, this position has the responsibility to account for CO administrative resources, ensuring the proper authorization for and use of the resources, and managing any risk of misuse or loss of the resources. Finance: Manage, supervise and monitor all aspects of the CO financial, accounting and budgetary systems based on CARE policies and procedures and generally accepted accounting practices. To include: the management and monitoring of journal and ledger entries, bank accounts and reconciliations, cash projection and control, intra-company accounts, staff pension, payroll, taxation and donor receipt of funds. In addition, this position has the responsibility to account for CO financial resources, ensuring the proper authorization for and use of the resources, and managing any risk of misuse or loss of the resources. The ACD/PS ensures that all CARE program support and financial functions are implemented efficiently and cost-effectively, providing high quality services and information to 'clients' at the CO, regional and headquarters level as appropriate, as well as donors and other stakeholders. The position requires the development of CO annual plans related to administration and finance and the management of annual objectives to completion. Additionally, the position requires the application of skills that promote staff development through team-building, coaching, mentoring and performance management. Primary Responsibilities: Senior Leadership; Administrative Management; Financial Management; Safety and Security. REQUIRED SKILLS: Master's Degree in relevant field with emphasis in financial management and/or analysis. A minimum 7 years in a senior management position in administrative and financial areas. Fluent in English. Information Technology skills and knowledge of management of financial software systems. Budgeting and financial management skills. Coaching, mentoring, training, facilitation, and team building skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 433. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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FINANCE DIRECTOR
YANGON, MYANMAR

Pact Myanmar is one of Pact's largest and most complex country programs, and coordinates a well-funded integrated community resilience program spanning multiple sectors including health, livelihoods and governance activities. Pact Myanmar is currently funded by USAID, Chevron and Coca Cola, and expects to grow in coming years as Myanmar enters a period of rapid development. We are looking for an energetic and driven finance professional to help lead our finance management and accounting operations in Myanmar. We welcome applications from expatriate and local finance professionals that fulfill all the job requirements. Anticipated Start Date: December 1, 2014.The FD is responsible for the overall management and provision of key support services operational accounting, financial reporting, auditing, sub-grant financial management and monitoring, and staff capacity building. The FD will ensure that all projects managed by Pact Myanmar are implemented as per contractual agreements and maintain a high standard for the quality and integrity of financial data. The FD will play an active role in the development and implementation of strategies and business policies. The successful candidate will be expected to play a meaningful role in leadership of the organization beyond the finance function through active participation on the Senior Management Team.S/he will be responsible for promoting effective communication and coordination between and among sections and departments within the division and Pact Myanmar. S/he will also maintain effective working relationships with key partners, donors and government representatives at all levels and will represent Pact Myanmar as and when required. The FD will also be expected to build the capacity of local staff with a view to grooming local professionals as future leaders of the Finance Department. Specific Duties and Responsibilities:1. Staff Management: Provide regular support and supervision to staff under direct line management. This includes (but is not limited to) the formulation of individual work plans (with agreed indicators of achievement) based on project work plans and/or job descriptions. It also includes regularly scheduled supervision and performance management meetings to assess progress against agreed outputs. Build the technical and managerial capacity of staff under direct line management and delegate tasks for the efficient performance of activities. In particular, build the capacity of the local Finance Manager to be a potential FD successor. As a key member of the senior management team, participate in the management of organizational policy and management decisions. Participate in staff recruitment, induction planning and formulation of staff personal development plans. Lead and coordinate the work plan of the Finance Department in coordination with relevant departments as necessary. Expected Results: Administration and Finance staff work-plan is developed and implemented (quarterly or annually); Ongoing capacity building and support of administration and finance staff under the direct line management. 2. General Financial Management: Establishes proper financial management systems and processes that provide accurate, current and complete disclosure of financial transactions. Provides oversight and support to the finance team: a) To ensure that all transactions are recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles supported by relevant and verifiable source documents. b) To ensure that disbursements are reviewed for allowability and properly allocated to projects. c) To ensure that monthly account reconciliations are performed and appropriate plans are put in place and executed, as applicable, to resolve unreconciled differences. d) To ensure the timely preparation and submission of a monthly financial report and supporting narrative on current project status, and documenting the monthly review of the financial performance of those activities under her oversight (including monitoring cash balances, subgrantee activities, and reviewing aged receivables and accrued liabilities). e) Vetting of the subaward matrix on a monthly basis with regard to obligations made and outstanding, reconciling advances and related liquidations of expenses with the accounting system and related grants reports, and ultimate financial oversight of subaward closeout and potential funds recovery. f) Drafting periodic non-USG donor reports and related invoices for DC review and approval prior to submission to the donor and in accordance with the agreed schedule. Monitor Pact Myanmar's annual budgets and long-term financial projections and make analysis available to relevant staff. Produce comprehensive budget management dashboards each month. Design and implement sound internal control system to safe guard assets, financial records and documents of the organization, and in compliant with Pact and donors rules and regulations. Ensure that cost share report is regularly updated and available for senior management and DC office and for reporting to the donor. Provide an analysis report to country Director and each program units about the status of the cost share. Monitor proper management of cash flow ensuring Pact Myanmar liquidity at all times. This includes preparation of cash flow forecasts on monthly and quarterly basis and planning for timely preparation and replenishment for partners and others. Supervise Pact Myanmar's computerized financial management and accounting system. Expected to keep abreast of developments in accounting and financial management software and practices. Review the Project Status Reports (PSRs) on a monthly basis, and provide the Country Director, COP, and other Program Managers and other relevant stakeholders with up-to-date financial status information and pipeline projections to ensure that project spending is in line with the budget and work-plan. Ensure the cooperation of the Finance Department with other departments/units and to prepare realistic financial forecasts and secure adequate and timely financing. Continuously evaluate the appropriateness of the existing financial management system and/or approaches and propose changes for improvement. Update Pact Myanmar financial policy and accounting procedures and ensure they are in line with the standard Pact Country Office Accounting Manual. Expected Results: Submitted financial report to DC office by the set deadline - with high quality and completeness. Financial reports and invoices for non-USG funded projects are prepared with high quality and submitted to DC office for review/approval in accordance with the reporting and invoicing schedule. Reduced frequency of cash request to DC office, preferably once a month while ensure that the projected cash sufficient enough to cover day-to-day operations. Internal control system including cash management are strengthen and improved. Project budget and country operational budget management is updated and the process is improved. Accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis for all Pact Myanmar project. Financial policies and accounting procedures is regularly updated (annually) to reflect with all changes made. 3. Coordination: Liaises and ensure good relationships with the all concerned ministries and is in compliance with all government requirements & regulations. Keeps updates Master Copies of all MOUs, Registration Documents, Letters of Permission and other related documents and ensures HQ office has updated versions. Meets and follows up on all permission requests (visas, permits, MOUs, etc.), in close coordination with the Deputy Country Director. Lead regular scheduled meetings with relevant members of the general accounting and grants & finance teams, participate in wider coordination meetings (as per the agreed organizational meeting schedule). In collaboration with other department heads, promote effective communication and coordination across the organizational structure and country programs. Promote coordinated monitoring visits to project sites, sub- offices and partners (as per agreed schedule with relevant departments (program, G&C, ...) Design, supervise, and approve 3 month action plans as answer to ICRs and audits of individual projects and Shared Country Office operations. Expected Results: Regular coordination meeting with Program and Grants & Contracts teams are scheduled and implemented. 4. Others: Represent Pact Myanmar in key internal and external meetings when required. Performs other duties as assigned by the Country Director. QUALIFICATIONS: Thorough knowledge of GAAP financial reporting along with USG contract terminology and policies with strong financial accounting, modeling and analytic skills to ensure accurate and timely reporting and analysis of information to management. Demonstrated knowledge of financial software and accounting systems for reporting purposes and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Outlook and other computer-based applications - QuickBooks and Microsoft Serenic Navigator a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to articulate results and recommendations of analysis to a variety of audiences within the organization (for example laterally across peers, and upward to senior management). Strong interpersonal skills ability to work across organizational boundaries. High energy, self-starter with drive and confidence to get tasks accomplished. Must be detail oriented, but can easily grasp the "big picture". Deadline oriented. Ability to work in a multicultural environment. An interest in international development a plus. Education and Experience Requirements: BA/BS (or equivalent) in accounting, finance or related field. Higher degree or certification preferable. Minimum of 5 years comparable financial management experience required; 10 years of directly related financial experience in conjunction with management experience may be considered. In addition, some international experience in human resource management, procurement and property management and office administration, preferably with an international non-profit organization, would be an added benefit. Ability to coordinate team and provide supervision and mentoring to multiple staff. Experience in financial management of US Government awards and subawards a must, preferably USAID. Experience with bilateral / multilateral donors a plus. Audit experience preferred. Professional experience in the region or knowledge/experience of similar setting is highly desirable. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0108. 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 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 AND CONTRACTS COMPLIANCE FINANCE OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA seeks a Grants and Contracts Compliance Finance Officer. The Finance Officer's 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. QUALIFICATIONS: 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: Candidates should send a cover letter and resume through www.planusa.org. Closing date is October 3.

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FINANCE DIRECTOR, PACT MYANMAR
YANGON, MYANMAR

Position Summary: Pact Myanmar is one of Pact's largest and most complex country programs, and coordinates a well-funded integrated community resilience program spanning multiple sectors including health, livelihoods and governance activities. Pact Myanmar is currently funded by USAID, Chevron and Coca Cola, and expects to grow in coming years as Myanmar enters a period of rapid development. We are looking for an energetic and driven finance professional to help lead our finance management and accounting operations in Myanmar. We welcome applications from expatriate and local finance professionals that fulfill all the job requirements. Anticipated Start Date: December 1, 2014. The FD is responsible for the overall management and provision of key support services operational accounting, financial reporting, auditing, sub-grant financial management and monitoring, and staff capacity building. The FD will ensure that all projects managed by Pact Myanmar are implemented as per contractual agreements and maintain a high standard for the quality and integrity of financial data. The FD will play an active role in the development and implementation of strategies and business policies. The successful candidate will be expected to play a meaningful role in leadership of the organization beyond the finance function through active participation on the Senior Management Team. S/he will be responsible for promoting effective communication and coordination between and among sections and departments within the division and Pact Myanmar. S/he will also maintain effective working relationships with key partners, donors and government representatives at all levels and will represent Pact Myanmar as and when required. The FD will also be expected to build the capacity of local staff with a view to grooming local professionals as future leaders of the Finance Department. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Staff Management: Provide regular support and supervision to staff under direct line management. This includes (but is not limited to) the formulation of individual work plans (with agreed indicators of achievement) based on project work plans and/or job descriptions. It also includes regularly scheduled supervision and performance management meetings to assess progress against agreed outputs. Build the technical and managerial capacity of staff under direct line management and delegate tasks for the efficient performance of activities. In particular, build the capacity of the local Finance Manager to be a potential FD successor. As a key member of the senior management team, participate in the management of organizational policy and management decisions. Participate in staff recruitment, induction planning and formulation of staff personal development plans. Lead and coordinate the work plan of the Finance Department in coordination with relevant departments as necessary. Expected Results: Administration and Finance staff work-plan is developed and implemented (quarterly or annually). Ongoing capacity building and support of administration and finance staff under the direct line management. 2. General Financial Management: Establishes proper financial management systems and processes that provide accurate, current and complete disclosure of financial transactions. Provides oversight and support to the finance team: a) To ensure that all transactions are recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles supported by relevant and verifiable source documents. b) To ensure that disbursements are reviewed for allowability and properly allocated to projects. c) To ensure that monthly account reconciliations are performed and appropriate plans are put in place and executed, as applicable, to resolve unreconciled differences. d) To ensure the timely preparation and submission of a monthly financial report and supporting narrative on current project status, and documenting the monthly review of the financial performance of those activities under her oversight (including monitoring cash balances, subgrantee activities, and reviewing aged receivables and accrued liabilities). e) Vetting of the subaward matrix on a monthly basis with regard to obligations made and outstanding, reconciling advances and related liquidations of expenses with the accounting system and related grants reports, and ultimate financial oversight of subaward closeout and potential funds recovery. f) Drafting periodic non-USG donor reports and related invoices for DC review and approval prior to submission to the donor and in accordance with the agreed schedule. Monitor Pact Myanmar's annual budgets and long-term financial projections and make analysis available to relevant staff. Produce comprehensive budget management dashboards each month. Design and implement sound internal control system to safe guard assets, financial records and documents of the organization, and in compliance with Pact and donors rules and regulations. Ensure that cost share report is regularly updated and available for senior management and DC office and for reporting to the donor. Provide an analysis report to country Director and each program units about the status of the cost share. Monitor proper management of cash flow ensuring Pact Myanmar liquidity at all times. This includes preparation of cash flow forecasts on monthly and quarterly basis and planning for timely preparation and replenishment for partners and others. Supervise Pact Myanmar's computerized financial management and accounting system. Expected to keep abreast of developments in accounting and financial management software and practices. Review the Project Status Reports (PSRs) on a monthly basis, and provide the Country Director, COP, and other Program Managers and other relevant stakeholders with up-to-date financial status information and pipeline projections to ensure that project spending is in line with the budget and work-plan. Ensure the cooperation of the Finance Department with other departments/ units and to prepare realistic financial forecasts and secure adequate and timely financing. Continuously evaluate the appropriateness of the existing financial management system and/or approaches and propose changes for improvement. Update Pact Myanmar financial policy and accounting procedures and ensure they are in line with the standard Pact Country Office Accounting Manual. Expected Results: Submitted financial report to DC office by the set deadline - with high quality and completeness. Financial reports and invoices for non-USG funded projects are prepared with high quality and submitted to DC office for review/ approval in accordance with the reporting and invoicing schedule. Reduced frequency of cash requests to DC office, preferably once a month while ensuring that the projected cash is sufficient enough to cover day-to-day operations. Internal control system including cash management are strengthened and improved. Project budget and country operational budget management is updated and the process is improved. Accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis for all Pact Myanmar project. Financial policies and accounting procedures are regularly updated (annually) to reflect all changes made. 3. Coordination: Liaise and ensure good relationships with all concerned ministries and is in compliance with all government requirements & regulations. Keeps updates and Master Copies of all MOUs, Registration Documents, Letters of Permission and other related documents and ensures HQ office has updated versions. Meets and follows up on all permission requests (visas, permits, MOUs, etc.) in close coordination with the Deputy Country Director. Lead regular scheduled meetings with relevant members of the general accounting and grants & finance teams, participate in wider coordination meetings (as per the agreed organizational meeting schedule). In collaboration with other department heads, promote effective communication and coordination across the organizational structure and country programs. Promote coordinated monitoring visits to project sites, sub- offices and partners (as per agreed schedule with relevant departments (program, G&C, ...). Design, supervise, and approve 3 month action plans and answer to ICRs and audits of individual projects and Shared Country Office operations. Expected Results: Regular coordination meeting with Program and Grants & Contracts teams are scheduled and implemented. 4. Other: Represent Pact Myanmar in key internal and external meetings when required. Performs other duties as assigned by the Country Director. QUALIFICATIONS: Thorough knowledge of GAAP financial reporting along with USG contract terminology and policies with strong financial accounting, modeling and analytic skills to ensure accurate and timely reporting and analysis of information to management. Demonstrated knowledge of financial software and accounting systems for reporting purposes and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Outlook and other computer-based applications - QuickBooks and Microsoft Serenic Navigator a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to articulate results and recommendations of analysis to a variety of audiences within the organization (for example laterally across peers, and upward to senior management). Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work across organizational boundaries. High energy, self-starter with drive and confidence to get tasks accomplished. Must be detail oriented, but can easily grasp the "big picture". Deadline oriented. Ability to work in a multicultural environment. An interest in international development a plus. Education and Experience Requirements: BA/BS (or equivalent) in accounting, finance or related field. Higher degree or certification preferable. Minimum of 5 years comparable financial management experience required; 10 years of directly related financial experience in conjunction with management experience may be considered. In addition, some international experience in human resource management, procurement and property management and office administration, preferably with an international non-profit organization, would be an added benefit. Ability to coordinate team and provide supervision and mentoring to multiple staff. Experience in financial management of US Government awards and subawards a must, preferably USAID. Experience with bilateral/ multilateral donors a plus. Audit experience preferred. Professional experience in the region or knowledge/ experience of similar setting is highly desirable. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0108. 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 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT RECRUITMENT OFFICER
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. 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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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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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CONTRACTUAL
BELIZE

CHIEF OF HEADQUARTERS AUDIT SERVICE
NEW YORK

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
GENEVA

CHIEF, CENTRAL PLANNING AND COORDINATION SERVICE
GENEVA

TRANSLATOR, CHINESE
NAIROBI

HUMAN RESOURCES SENIOR SPECIALIST, BUSINESS PARTNER
WASHINGTON, DC

PROCUREMENT CONTRACT SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

SR. ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
HAITI

MANAGER, BOARD RELATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC

PROGRAMME BUDGET OFFICER
NEW YORK

CHIEF, PROCUREMENT
VIENNA

ASSOCIATE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
NEW YORK





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