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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: 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:, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference Vacancy no: 60284.



The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking a Translator (Arabic) (P-3) in Paris. Duties: Translate in a timely manner, on-screen, official documents and material from English and French into Arabic for periodicals and publications, general or specialized (education, science, social and human sciences, culture, communication, administration, etc.); Carry out the requisite research or obtain the necessary reference materials; Compile in a timely manner, on-screen, summary and verbatim records of the governing bodies, subject to revision; When sufficiently experienced, and if required, translate on a self-revised basis, revise and edit on-screen documents drafted in Arabic, and participate in reading committees; Participate in the Unit's terminology work. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (at Master's level or equivalent) in languages, translation or a closely related field. At least three (3) years professional experience of translation in a governmental or international organization. Good knowledge of UNESCO's major fields of action (education, science, social and human sciences or culture and communication). Ability to work quickly and accurately, often under pressure. Ability to maintain good working relations in a multicultural environment and to work effectively in a team. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: Vacancy no: MSS318. Closing date: 6/12/16.



FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Finance and Administrative Director. The main functions will be to provide financial and administration oversight for all aspects of the project in accordance with USAID regulations. The individual will be responsible for budget forecasting, expenditure tracking, and financial analysis, as well as grant and contract management. Manages, administers, and directs the control of the budget, security policy, and administrative and human resources functions. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control and key administrative decisions, in concert with role on the senior management team. Selects, develops, and evaluates financial and operations management personnel to ensure the efficient and collaborative project support operations. Responsibilities: Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with a wide range of administration and finance issues. Reviews, provides input, and periodically updates operations, administrative, and financial office policy and protocols. Develops job descriptions for operational management positions and provides direct oversight to these personnel. Reviews and analyzes monthly financial reports regarding budgets- actual and forecast. Provides recommendations on financial projects and compliances and assists with development and management of internal financial audits. Participates and provides financial reporting for annual budget planning, pipeline analysis, audit reviews and assessments. Provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP). Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) may also be required. Review procurement requests and payment vouchers for purchasing of goods and services and for program activities, and assure that all disbursements or reimbursements are made in compliance with FHI policy and applicable to donor rules and regulations. Reviews security data with security manager and provides oversight and guidance in safety measures for all office staff. Supervises the management of the office and encourages a collaborative, cohesive working environment. Reviews implementing partner budgets for correctness and verify that budgets conform to FHI and donor regulations. Provide administrative, financial, accounting and other technical assistance as required to FHI staff and/or implementing agency staff. Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the Chief of Party. Must reside in Bangladesh for the duration of the project period. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor Degree (or higher) in management, business, accounting, finance, law, or other relevant subject. At least 5-8 years working experience in operations, finance, administration, and program management on similar, international, donor-funded programs. Past experience managing a financial analysis department is required. Excellent knowledge on USG rules and regulations. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate. Desired Qualifications: Ability to work well with others, including local and foreign colleagues, implementing agency and government staff. Fully knowledgeable about donor funding regulations and guidelines, particularly USAID. Extensive knowledge of and experience with accounts payable and receivable accounting systems. Extensive experience with accounting software, particularly Microsoft Excel. Proven skills in management, supervision and leadership. Ability to manage and work independently and efficiently. Ability to transfer knowledge and skills to staff and government and implementing agency partners on financial issues. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, to prioritize and respond in a timely manner. CPA Certification preferred. To apply: /job.



The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy is currently seeking a Finance Manager (Requisition #100578). Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance Manager will design, implement, and manage the financial operations for IIC and its newly created centers, within the United States and India. The Finance Manager manages all financial reporting and compliance for IIC and its centers, coordinating all US and India financial and programmatic grant reporting. In addition, the Finance Manager will oversee the Finance Specialist in India, and coordinates with team members, third-party accountants, auditors and lawyers, and partners to ensure accuracy and efficiency. By ensuring the completion and accuracy of these financial functions, the Finance Manager is directly contributing to the financial health of IIC and its centers.

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Policy or related field required
Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Policy or related field preferred
A minimum of 5-7 years of administrative, accounting, or financial analysis experience required
Expertise with federal and non-federal grant and contract policies in the US or India required
Experience working with local and/or international NGOs preferred
Knowledge of the University of Chicago's unique culture strongly preferred

Strong knowledge and application of various financial principles, practices, and applications including budgeting, financial planning, and financial reporting.
Strong organization and prioritization skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to research issues and propose solutions to problems
Ability to effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines
Ability to understand details contained within grant contractual language
Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel, the internet, and e-mail at the advanced level
Experience with University systems such as Business Objects, AURA, GEMS, BuySite, Workday or similar systems preferred
Ability to work with and meet the needs of diverse constituents

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information, please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Academic job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702- 5671 or email with their request. Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-1841 or email with their request.




The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy is currently seeking an Executive Director, (Requisition #100615). Reporting to the Faculty Director, the Executive Director for a new center on social and economic development in India will oversee all center activities in the US and India. The Executive Director will be responsible for building this new center into a leading place for innovative development work in India over a short timeline. The Executive Director will work with the Faculty Director to set high-level goals for the center, develop strategic plans, ensure that the center activities meet these goals, manage key strategic relationships, including the primary donor, and drive new opportunities to improve the overall impact of the center. The Executive Director will manage and oversee all center staff in the US and ensure that all India-based and US-based staff collaborate effectively to meet center goals. This position is grant-funded for up to three years with the potential for future renewal.

Bachelor's degree in Public Policy, Business or related discipline required
MBA or other relevant graduate degree strongly preferred
A minimum of 10 years of full-time professional work experience required
A minimum of 5 years direct supervision and team management experience required
Strong experience managing relationships with external stakeholders - donors, partners, etc.
Strong familiarity with and experience in the Indian government and private sector strongly preferred
Prior management and leadership experience managing teams required and adequately demonstrated
Experience in strategy, marketing, operations, human resources, professional development or entrepreneurial design preferred
Familiarity with nonprofit/NGO environments and knowledge of the University of Chicago's unique culture preferred
Experience working with international collaborators or teams preferred
Advanced MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required

Excellent skills in working both independently and as a team member
Able to earn trust in relationships with others by consistently demonstrating integrity (honesty, consistency, and reliability) and professional competence
Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with executive decision makers and influencers
Communicates regularly and effectively with team and strives to build positive team relationships
Excellent oral and written communication skills; very strong public speaking skills
Ability to work and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams across multiple organizations
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to remain courteous and professional at all times
Flexibility in working within a growing organization
Demonstrated ability to review and prioritize work independently and effectively
Ability to use appropriate resources and creativity to resolve issues
Demonstrated ability to be resourceful and creative when problem-solving
Ability to maintain calm and positive attitude and to work productively despite heavy workload, competing priorities, complex problems, and tight deadlines
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations/information with absolute discretion

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information, please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Academic job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702- 5671 or email with their request. Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-1841 or email with their request.




The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has posted an opening for a Human Resources Policy and Legal Officer (P-3) in Amman. The Human Resources Policy and Legal Officer (HRPLO) is primarily responsible for providing advice on human resources issues, incorporating international administrative law analysis that deals with staff grievances, harassment complaints and disciplinary cases, as well as supporting the development of human resources policies and issuances. REQUIRES: A university degree from an accredited educational institution in law. At least six years of relevant work experience, two of which should have been with an international organization, preferably on matters related to staff entitlements, appeals, grievances and/or employment/ labour law; as well as two years of international experience outside one's home country. Time spent in post-graduate (i.e., post bachelor) studies in international law or human resources management or a related field will be counted toward the experience requirement. Excellent command of spoken and written English. 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- 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: 6/3/16. Vacancy no: 16-HQ-AM-20



The United Nations Office for Project Services seeks a Deputy Director, Procurement Group (P-5) in Copenhagen. The role is responsible for providing procurement leadership and with the Director will lead relationship management (internal and external) and business development strategy. The Deputy Director plays a key role in relation to category management, contract management e-Commerce, procurement systems and analytics, as well as procurement innovation. REQUIRES: A Master's degree in a relevant field is mandatory. A minimum of 10 years of procurement experience in a large international and/or corporate organization. At least 5 years of leadership experience, including leading a procurement/ supply chain team and managing budgets. Minimum 3-5 years of private sector experience is required. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), via e-mail to Kindly indicate the vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line by e-mail). Closing date: 6/1/16. Vacancy no: VA/2016/B1201/9992.



FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Director of Finance and Administration. Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel. Responsibilities: The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) will work under the leadership of the Chief of Party. S/he is responsible for financial analysis, planning, and oversight to support effective financial management and implementation of the project. The DFA should have extensive experience in large and complex program financial and administrative management, including financial controls and audit, as well as reporting on accruals, pipeline, and contract and personnel management. Responsibilities include: Oversee the project operations including; but not limited to, human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance; Develop the financial capacities of all task orders under this award; Develop internal control measures for the award; Conduct internal and coordinate external financial audits for all task orders; Prepare budgets for annual work-plans and financial reports for USAID/Nigeria. Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, subaward and operations aspects of project; Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements; Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets; Advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters; Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners on financial compliance and reporting; Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to USAID; Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management; Supervise other project-based administrative, finance, procurement, administrative and contract & grants staff. Develops and implements process improvement plans for department to ensure financial controls and operational procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) in Business Administration, Finance or other relevant fields; Minimum twelve years managing and overseeing a complex project and budget; Progressive demonstrated experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance; Demonstrated ability for developing and managing large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards; Demonstrated experience managing logistics and/or supply chain management for the implementation of public health programs in low- and/or middle-income countries; Possess excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on team. Experience working as a member of high performance team; Relevant skills in automated accounting software systems and database spreadsheets; Experience building capacity in financial management of community-based organizations and implementing partners preferred; Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with NGO partners, community-based organizations and international donor agencies; Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of financial management expertise; Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow. To apply: https://jobs-



The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Civilian HR Manager (A-3) in Brussels. Duties: Developing and implementing civilian personnel policy and procedures, including contract policy and procedures for the participation of IMS NICs in support of NATO Out-of-Area Operations and assure their periodical review for continued effectiveness. REQUIRES: A minimum of 6 years' experience in HR in progressively responsible positions at managerial level, preferably in an international military organization comprising both military and civilian personnel and in-depth knowledge of modern HR concepts and theories. Working experience in the management of Performance Management systems. Good understanding of financial and accounting concepts. The incumbent must have a university degree level education, preferably in law, public administration, social sciences of equivalent discipline. Please apply online at Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 6/14/16. Vacancy no: 160230



Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for an Education Program Budget Analyst that will be embedded within USAID's Bureau Office of Education (ED) supporting the Program Team.

USAID's Office of Education (ED) in the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) supports the implementation of the USAID Education Strategy, which has the following strategic goals:

All Children Reading: improved reading skills for learners in the primary grades
Education in Crisis and Conflict: improved educational outcomes for children and youth living in crisis and conflict
Putting Education to Work: increased employment for youth; and
Higher Education Systems: strengthened capacity to achieve country development goals.

The Budget Analyst is responsible for all analysis, input, and deliverables associated with budgeting and financial management for the E3/ED portfolio and the more comprehensive education-sector portfolio. The Budget Analyst's focus assignments that cross organizational lines and well as areas of specialization within education. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: budget formulation oversight, budget execution oversight, program planning, and other duties as assigned.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Budget Formulation & Oversight

Serves as the technical authority on budget formulation for the office and sector. In this capacity, recommends and justifies the annual resource allocation for education program and operating expense budgets.
Interprets and assesses the impact of new and revised Congressional legislation on the formulation of education resource allocations.
Develops new methods and techniques for establishing resource planning parameters, frameworks and guidance to inform long-term and annual planning for the office and sector.
Analyzes funding against performance metrics and evaluations, and develops options and recommendations for the impact of performance outcomes on funding levels.
The incumbent analyzes ad hoc funding request and develops options and recommendations on requests that can be undertaken within existing resource levels and advices on the impact of efforts that require additional resources.

Budget Execution & Oversight

Analyzes final appropriations actions by the Congress, including appropriated amounts by budget account and earmarks and directives.
Performs budget execution work, in coordination with education and program office management, involving the most complex financial management and budgeting processes --including adapting budgetary policies, analytical methods, and regulatory procedures for use in ensuring consistency in the linkage between overall program budget and resource allocations and development priorities.
Listens to, works with, and advises education technical staff and management on budget-related items and requirements.

Other Budget and Financial Management Tasks

As an expert on long-term, strategic budgeting and financial management, recommends and participates in developing strategies for new programs, project designs, and other office and sector needs.
Reviews long- and short-range plans, resource projections, priorities, justifications, etc.
Makes recommendations on planning efforts that can be undertaken within existing resource levels and advises on the impact of efforts that require additional resources.
Initiates appropriate action and manages the preparation to ensure programs and documents are in compliance with USAID policies and procedures.
Plans, develops and presents budget materials for senior management in a way that is accessible to individuals with little budgeting expertise.
Pro-actively problem solves budgetary issues as they arise
Serves as the Office's resident expert in budgets, always "on call" for all questions and advice
Prepares various forms of data visualization of complex materials

Other Duties as Assigned

Is responsive to office demands as priorities shift.


Minimum of 2 years of professional experience managing large, complex budgets, preferably in the fields of international education or international development, 5 years preferred
Minimum of Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
Demonstrated commitment to producing outstanding work as a member of a growing, fast moving, hard-working team
Strong organizational and analytical skills; detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; and able to learn quickly under pressure
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to successfully and effectively liaise with people within and across departments in a multi-cultural environment; confident communicator with proven negotiation skills
Ability to work independently, resourcefully and to own initiative, with flexibility to changing priorities and an eagerness to learn under pressure
Experience with information management systems, data analysis, and data visualization
Experience identifying and communicating, in human terms, the stories contained within complex data
Experience identifying and communicating, in human terms, the stories contained within complex data


Interested applicants may apply directly to the Education Program Budget Analyst position @;jsessionid=F1AAC03870E360D CDBE984AC928F4733?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=8 57 or visit the Dexis career page to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at No phone calls.


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