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Copyright 2016. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.


HEAD, TALENT ACQUISITION SERVICE
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Head, Talent Acquisition Service (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent will create and deliver global vision and strategy for talent acquisition and drive operations excellence in this area. He/she is responsible for running and further developing the activities of the Talent Acquisition Service for the NATO IS. He/she will be expected to assess and implement new thinking and modern techniques to meet the changing needs of the Organization. REQUIRES: have a university degree, preferably in Human Resources, Management or a related field; have at least 5 years' professional experience in Human Resources Management, particularly in the area of recruitment, in a civilian or military capacity; have professional experience managing a small team, programmes and related budgets; have a good knowledge of, and experience with, modern sourcing and assessment methods; possess strong business acumen and demonstrate ability to drive execution on deliverables. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference Vacancy No. 160270. Closing date: 8/1/16.

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HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
GENEVA

The United Nations seeks a Human Resources Officer in Geneva. Duties: Provide advice and support to managers and staff on human resources related matters. Prepare special reports and participates and/or lead special human resources project. Keep abreast of developments in various areas of human resources. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in public or business administration, human resources management, education, or related field. At least five years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administration or related area is required, of which at least three years in human resources management in international organizations. Experience in the application of United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations in an operational environment covering a wide range of human resources administration is desirable. Closing date: 8/8/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 61513.

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FOUR (4) DEVELOPMENT CREDIT AUTHORITY (DCA) FINANCIAL ANALYST CONSULTING POSITIONS
REMOTE

Visionary Consulting Partners seeks FOUR (4) Development Credit Investment Officers to support USAID's Development Credit Authority (DCA). Duties will be performed offsite. Performance starts on/about May 15, 2016 to September 30, 2016. The Development Credit Authority (DCA) structures and issues partial credit guarantees to encourage private capital lending to creditworthy but underserved borrowers throughout the developing world. These guarantees, which typically cover 50% of realized loss, enable USAID to leverage private sector wealth for sustainable economic development. Since 1999, the DCA has supported over 450 risk-sharing guarantees and has made available over $4.4 billion in private financing to more than 200,000 entrepreneurs around the world. The guarantee is a flexible tool 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: The selected candidate will join the DCA team in supporting the annual re-estimate process. Every year the financial condition of each active transaction in the DCA's portfolio must be reassessed to accurately provision for potential defaults (losses). As part of this process, the financial condition of each partner must be reviewed, analyzed and re-estimated. DCA seeks a consultant to perform financial statement analysis and re-estimate support.

EXPECTED DELIVERABLES INCLUDE: Re-estimate analyses will require the review of DCA partners' financial condition and will include the following steps to complete:
*Review and understand the auditor's opinion on the financial statements. If necessary, investigate qualified audit opinions.
*Search the internet for any reports of fraud or other wrongdoing.
*Spread the most recent financial data into the relevant re-estimate spreadsheet.
*Analyze the financial condition of the entity and provide a brief write-up of that condition, highlighting financial metrics of interest and including any changes from the prior year.
*Make a recommendation as to any change to the risk score based on the analysis.
*Discuss work with the DCA Office as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: The ideal candidate will possess the following:
*Knowledge of financial analysis and financial statements; *Ability to interact with USAID staff and clearly present the re-estimate findings; *Ability to read and interpret financial documents in SPANISH, French, or Portuguese is preferred; *Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; *Strong written and oral communication skills; and *Exceptional interpersonal, problem solving, and time management skills.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: The following application materials must accompany applications: CV and a writing sample - analysis of a financial institution's or other businesses' financial statements.

TO APPLY: Write Position # VCP-E3DC1508 or # VCP-E3DC1509 or # VCP- E3DC1510 or # VCP-E3DC1511 on the subject line. Please submit all required documents listed above to dca_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. Applications Accepted through July 25, 2016. Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC is a woman-owned, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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FINANCE ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

International Medical Corps has been operating in CAR since 2007, primarily in the north-eastern regions of Vakaga and Haute-Kotto. International Medical Corps remains one of only two international organizations providing health and protection assistance in each of these regions. International Medical Corps has also been supporting Sudanese refugee in Ouaka prefecture in the south of the country since 2010. As of 2014, International Medical Corps has expanded its areas of operation to include Bouca sub- prefecture in the north west and was chosen as UNHCR's implementing partner at an additional two refugee camps in the south, as well as an emergency response to the recent crisis in Bangui. Currently, IMC is managing programs in Vakaga, Ouham, Ouaka, Haute-Kotto and Haut-mbomou region implementing primary health care, secondary health care, nutrition, protection and mental health activities. This position will facilitate all internal and external interaction with the President and CEO. This position will create strategic appointments and meetings to assist the President and CEO in meeting the goals of the organization. RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation Accounting and Finance Management. Ensure compliance with the organization and donor regulations and procedures; establishing finance and supporting function policies, systems and procedures, and directing or performing their development, documentation, and implementation. Supervise and ensure that the day-to-day accounting operations and financial management functions in field offices are performed in accordance with internal policy and procedures. Review and account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts and control over payments. Suggests formats for financial reporting to aid financial statement users to better understand the contents of the reports for decision-making and strategic planning purposes. Ensures the maintenance of accurate records of financial transactions of the country office (main and field offices) in order to monitor financial status of all project activities. Manages the finance department of the country office to meet the financial reporting requirements of in- country management and Headquarters; This function includes ensuring that all financial reports are submitted on or before the deadlines set and contain relevant information for all the users of the financial reports. Directs the preparation of all financial reports for external purposes in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements. Maintains the organizations system of accounts ensuring all accounting data are updated, reconciled and fully supported. Oversee training of finance staff and provide technical support to country program and logistics. Supervise or prepare budgets. Present & facilitate review of actual to budget expenditures with Country Director and Site Managers. Provide recommendations for budget realignments as required. Make frequent visits to field offices provide training to finance staff on internal procedures and requirements. Human Resources Management. Supervise the human resource and administrative functions in field offices to ensure their smooth and effective operations. Supervise the oversight of staff personnel files inclusive of contracts, leave records and other paperwork required for employment in local context. Ensure compliance to local labor laws including contracts, compensation packages and working hours. Oversee the recruitment and selection of qualified program field staff, recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with supervisors. Collaborate with security officer/CD to maintain security of staff in the field locations. Make frequent site visits to facilities to ensure that appropriate care and training are being conducted and to offer support to field staff. Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff. Training/ Capacity Building. Determine training needs for finance and human resources staff. Train senior national staff to increase their responsibilities in order to build capacity and ensure sustainability of programs. Advocate and plan for professional development for expat and national staff. Working Relationships. Maintain frequent communication with Regional Finance Coordinator to ensure finance activities and objectives are communicated. Work with Country Director and Logistics staff to ensure the coordination of programs are within budgeted targets. Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to country activities. Interface with national government and relevant agencies to ensure compliance with varying government regulations. Representation. Serve as the principal liaison with donors on matters related to the program to ensure financial and programmatic accountability to donors. Establish and update contact details of potential donors in-country. Participate in donor meetings and communicate relevant information to HQ. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a college or university degree in Accounting or Business Administration; preferably a Master's degree. Fluency in English and French. Minimum 3-5 years managerial experience in a non-profit organization or equivalent experience, training and education. Extensive experience in the administrative and financial management of overseas programs at the management level. Experience in staff management and follow up. Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems, preferably Cost Point. Comprehensive knowledge and working experience with OFDA, ECHO, EU, DfID, UNHCR and other donors. Experience in developing and managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies. Skills and knowledge in program sustainability and capacity building, public-private partnerships and project monitoring and evaluation (both quantitative and qualitative methods). Strong writing and presentation skills. Proven capabilities in leadership required. Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills. Closing date: 31st July 2016. To apply: www.internationalmedicalcorps.org/career.

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PROCUREMENT CONTRACTUAL - DEFINED TERM CONTRACTUAL
WASHINGTON, DC

The Corporate Procurement Section of The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Procurement Contractual. The primary role is to conduct the procurement and contracting process for a wide range of services and goods (i.e. Information technology, real estate construction, consulting, among others); including RFP development, evaluation, contract drafting/ development and negotiation. Selected candidate will have demonstrated experience in end-to-end procurement processes and in developing supplier relationship programs. REQUIRES: Master's (or equivalent) degree in Business Administration, Procurement, Finance, Law, Project Management or other relevant field. C.P.M. and/or C.P.S.M (or ability to complete any of these certifications within a designated time period of hiring) is desired and a minimum of 10 years of experience. Written and oral proficiency in English and Spanish required. Strong writing skills are a must in both languages. Experience in the field of procurement, strategic sourcing, contract management or related experience. Ability to create and negotiate legally binding commercial contracts. Procurement and contracting experience in both US and Latin America desired. Knowledge of decision support tools and analytics is desirable. Familiarity with SAP ECC and SRM required. Vacancy no: 1600003145. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.

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BUDGET OFFICER
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Budget Officer (A-2/A-3) in Brussels. The incumbent is responsible for the financial planning, evaluation and budget execution of the divisional budget, notably the SPS Programme, with a yearly budget allocation of approximately 12 Mio Euro. He/she also oversees the budgetary management aspects of the DAT Programme of Work in coordination with the DAT Programme Coordinator. REQUIRES: have a university degree in accounting, finance, economics or business administration, or related field; have at least 4 years of professional experience in administration/ accounting and finance; have good knowledge and experience in the field of financial grant management of scientific and/or technology programmes and relevant subsidy mechanisms; have a high degree of computer literacy and be familiar with tools and concepts of financial management, such as ERP systems - preferably Oracle. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 7/10/16. Vacancy no: 160263

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DIRECTOR, FINANCE (PROGRAMS)
MBALE, UGANDA

FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Director, Finance (Programs) for an anticipated USAID-funded integrated health services project in Eastern Uganda. The project will work to increase utilization of HIV / AIDS, MNCH, nutrition and TB services. Responsibilities: Provide leadership to finance and operations aspects of the project, including general administrative processes, financial management, sub award management, accounting, and logistics. Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements, and Government of Uganda laws. Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets. Oversee and manage all sub award processes and grants programs under the project. Provide technical assistance to local partners on financial compliance and reporting. Manage project procurement processes. Review and approve recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to executive management team. Advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters. Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to USAID. Manage and liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial and administrative practices and records. Manage a finance and operations team in charge of budgeting, financial reporting, accounting, administration and procurement. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Related Field. Typically requires 10+ years of finance management experience. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English. Prior work in a non- governmental organization (NGO).CPA Certification preferred. To apply: To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17097/director%2c-finance-%28programs%29/ job

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PROCUREMENT OFFICER
NEW YORK

The United Nations seeks a Procurement Officer in New York. Duties: Plans, develops and manages all procurement and contractual aspects of projects of significant complexity related to worldwide procurement of diverse services and commodities (e.g., information technology, electronic equipment and instruments, vehicles, medicines, foodstuffs, building maintenance materials, office supplies, construction, furniture, sea and air charter, freight forwarding etc.), taking into account local economic and other conditions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in business administration, public administration, commerce, engineering, law or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, contract management, administration or related area is required. Experience in logistics and strategic freight forwarding is desirable. Closing date: 8/1/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 60136.

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INTERPRETER, ENGLISH
GENEVA

The United Nations seeks an Interpreter (English) in Geneva. Duties: Provides interpretation into English of speeches or statements given in French and Russian or Spanish. S/he services up to seven meetings per week (exceptionally eight), usually of no more than three hours. S/he may be assigned to sensitive meetings; routinely functions as team leader of all interpreters assigned to the same meeting. REQUIRES: A first level degree from a university or from an institution of equivalent status. A Master's degree is desirable. Must have passed the United Nations Competitive Examination for English Interpreters. At least five years of professional interpreting experience in international organizations, three of which would preferably have been within the United Nations System. Closing date: 8/4/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 61118.

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GRANTS MANAGER
SKOPJE, MACEDONIA

World Learning seeks a Grants Manager for an anticipated USAID-funded youth and civil society project. Per USAID contract requirements, the expected period of performance will be 2-5 years depending on candidate citizenship. Recruitment contingent upon successful award of the project. The Grants Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the grants under contracts program to be implemented under this project. Job Responsibilities: Administer and manage open competitions for sub-awards under a grants under contracts program; Manage grants/contracts procurement processes, specifically competitions, awarding, and monitoring, and close-out ; Build partner organizational capacity to manage funding from USAID; Responsible for day-to-day management of the grant-making mechanism; Manage the grants under contracts program budget and update spending pipeline on a regular basis; Prepare quarterly financial and activity reports for submission to the donor; Contribute to the development of annual project work plans for submission to the donor; Work closely with the Chief of Party, finance team, World Learning HQ support staff and compliance representatives, and other key stakeholders to develop and maintain the award mechanism. Management of Grants under Contracts Program: Ensure availability of funds before commencing solicitation processes for grants; Coordinate the preparation of solicitations including contributing to the writing and oversee the advertisement of the solicitations; Manage program overall work to ensure proper sub-grantee assessments, project start-ups, phase-ins/phase-outs, workshops, meetings, publication, communications, reporting, monitoring and/or evaluation activities all in compliance with program requirements; Determine selection criteria to USAID and determine the eligibility of applicants, and, in coordination with USAID, manage the review of proposals, and participate in the technical reviews; Work with project staff to ensure proper set up of project accounts, systems, and tools to monitor compliance with agreement terms and conditions; manage spending against budget; Ensure proper close out of projects in coordination with partner organization and project staff; Supervise daily administrative and program tasks of local project staff, as appropriate; Exercise financial oversight of the program and report to stakeholders, as necessary. Agreement/Compliance Issues: Monitor and facilitate overall compliance of sub-grantees' agreement implementation with donor and World Learning requirements; Conduct pre-award assessment to determine potential sub-grantees' level of risk and necessary mitigation required; Communicate with donor on compliance issues as necessary; Oversee the sub-grant award and subsequent modification processes; Provide guidance to project staff and sub-grantees on compliance with applicable US Government regulations; Oversee sub-grantees' requests for procurement approvals, as necessary; Provide guidance to all issues outside of standard policies and procedures in coordination with the donor. Capacity Development: Participate in the organizational capacity assessments of beneficiaries to determine current capacity in grants administration, and provide input in the development of capacity development plans; Participate in the organizational capacity assessments of partner organizations to determine current capacity in grant management, and provide input in the development of capacity development plans; Monitor overall sub-grantees' progress and performance (as per grant goals and objectives and the capacity development plans); Monitor partner organizations' progress and performance (as per grant goals and objectives and the capacity development plans); Strengthen sub-grantees' overall fiduciary responsibilities, governance and technical capacity in coordination with other technical staff. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in business administration, finance, law, or other related field; Minimum 5 years of experience in grant/ procurement management; Minimum 2 years of experience and familiarity with US Government grant/ procurement regulations; Proven experience of sub-award management under a US Government-funded program; Experience managing a "grants under contracts" mechanism highly desired; Commitment to inclusive programming that encourages full participation of individuals regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other marginalized status; Proven, excellent oral and written communication skills; English fluency required; Macedonian and/or Albanian language proficiency highly desirable. Please transmit: CV or resume not to exceed 2 pages; cover letter (in English) with the post title on the subject line explaining why you are best qualified for this position; and three references within the last 3 years with current contact information (phone, mail address and email address). Macedonian nationals are highly encouraged to apply. To apply, go to http://www.worldlearning.org/connect/employment/. Open the job posting of your choice and click the "Apply" button. The system will guide you on how to register and submit your application. While WL would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest and responses, only applicants who meet all requisite criteria and are shortlisted will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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CHIEF, TRANSLATION AND EDITORIAL SUPPORT SECTION
GENEVA

The United Nations seeks a Chief, Translation and Editorial Support Section (P-5) in Geneva. Duties: Provides guidance to the Chief of Service, on policy matters relating to the Section, including appointments, promotion, outreach, internships and training. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in humanities, languages, social sciences, business administration or management, or in a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in conference management or in the provision of language or language related services, including at least five years of experience in managing teams of at least five staff in international, regional or national institutions is required. Experience in Project Management would be an asset. Closing date: 7/28/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 16-CON-UNOG-57344-R-GENEVA (T).

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CAREER SERVICES AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS SUPPORT
WASHINGTON, DC

The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Career Services and Leadership Programs Support. As part of the strengthening in the planning and execution of deliverables of HRD/LDV, this Division is looking for a dynamic, detail-oriented, energetic individual with solid skills and experience to collaborate in the organization and administration of the Career Services platform within LDV, with the different leadership programs, and with budget execution. REQUIRES: minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible experience relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Languages: Good oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish. Areas of Expertise: Familiarity of IDB systems related to event planning and management. Understanding and knowledge of business planning and budget. Results- oriented personality with solid problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently and under pressure. Advanced knowledge of business applications (MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint). Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1600003077.

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RECRUITER II (STAFF & PROPOSAL)
WASHINGTON, DC OR DURHAM, NC

FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Recruiter II (Staff & Proposal). Duties: Recruits, interviews and recommends placement of candidates for professional and technical positions from both internal and external sources. This position involves heavy proposal recruiting as well as staff recruiting assignments. Develops effective working relationships with placement agencies, colleges, technical schools, and job fairs. Maintains effective working relationships with all levels of company management to ensure adequate coverage of personnel needs. Consults with management to identify and recommend the most qualified candidates. Extends offers to selected candidates and may arrange for relocation when necessary. Maintains an effective personnel advertising program as directed by management. Keeps informed of developments in such areas as wages and salaries, employee benefits, and general personnel practices. Qualifications: Requires a minimum of 6-8 years of professional recruiting experience, which includes proposal recruiting, preferably within an international development organization. Knowledge of government and/or donor requirements especially USAID as well as domestic and international recruiting markets. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients, and staff. Excellent interpersonal and time management skills and an ability to work with diverse teams, as well as meet sometimes tight recruitment deadlines. Ability to work with staff across the organization, both technical staff, project managers and field project teams. Strong oral and written communication skills in English. French, Spanish or Arabic a plus. Working experience with applicant tracking systems (iCims a plus). A Bachelor's degree or minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience and a Master's degree. Certification as Professional Recruiter (PRC) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) preferred. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16992/recruiter-ii-%28staff-%26-proposal% 29/job.

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CHIEF, CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT SERVICE
VIENNA

The United Nations seeks a Chief, Conference Management Service, in Vienna. Duties: Provide policy guidance and executive supervision to the Conference Management Service (CMS) and coordinate its operations with other divisions and programmes at UNOV and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Oversee the provision of the full range of conference services to the United Nations entities in Vienna, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and other client organizations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, finance, accounting, law, social sciences or related area is required. A minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible relevant experience in conference management, administration, financial management, budget or related field is required. Several years of experience in activities related to conference servicing in the United Nations system, in international organizations or at the international level are required. Closing date: 7/10/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference Vacancy no: 60284.

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