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International Development and Assistance

Issue Dated June 12, 2015


Copyright 2015. 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.

TECHNICAL ADVISOR, CHILD SURVIVAL & BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATIONS WASHINGTON, DC
PSI is seeking an experienced, dynamic person to join a proactive high performing team to support and further develop its child survival portfolio. The position will be based in Washington, DC, USA with up to 40% travel and will report to Senior Child Survival Technical Advisor. QUALIFICATIONS: Relevant post-graduate degree with a strong communications focus (MPH, MBA, MA etc.); 2+ years' work experience in a technical or management capacity role; Sound technical knowledge of child survival issues in developing countries (Both policy and practice); Robust understanding of BCC theories of change; Familiarity with the international donor community, proposal writing and program design; Familiarity with fund raising/ proposal development; Demonstrated fund raising skills; Excellent writing and presentation skills; At least two years' experience working in developing countries; Strong attention to detail and ability to work well in a fast-paced environment. Fluency in written and spoken English. Proficiency in French an advantage. Population Services International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender identity, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status. TO APPLY: Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/bsr3mgz
****************************** WASHPLUS SENIOR SANITATION & INNOVATIONS ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
CARE USA is looking for a Senior Sanitation and Innovations Advisor who will be seconded by CARE to the FHI360 WASHplus Team based in Washington DC. WASHplus is a six-year (October 2010 - June 2016) cooperative agreement funded through USAID's Bureau for Global Health managed by FHI360 in partnership with CARE and Winrock International, joined by a diverse set of NGO, university, and private sector resource partners. WASHplus supports healthy households and communities by creating and delivering interventions with high impact for improvements in water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and indoor air quality (IAQ). As of May 2014, the WASHplus manages programs in six countries in Africa and one in Southeast Asia. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: French; Employee Duration: Secondment; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The Senior Advisor is CARE's representative on the WASHplus team with responsibility for CARE's budget of approximately $13m under WASHplus. His/her role is to provide guidance to WASHplus country programs in the design and implementation of community based activities, promote effective learning, lead sanitation and innovation across countries and program areas, promote linkages with partners and stakeholders, and support the WASHplus M&E research agenda. He/she is responsible for the development and quality maintenance of WASHplus sanitation and innovation activities, compliance with USAID environmental regulations, service delivery and sustainability. He/she is the WASHplus activity manager responsible for providing technical and administrative oversight to country programs in Mali (implemented by CARE) and Bangladesh (implemented by WaterAid). The Senior Advisor provides technical and administrative support to the WASHplus country program in Zambia (implemented by FHI360 and CARE). He/she is also expected to provide advice to USAID's Environmental Health Team on request as well as advocating for change in and influencing USAID's approach to WASH. In addition to contributing to WASHplus, this position is expected to actively participate as a member of the Water Team to advance CARE USA's global Water+ agenda. The Senior Advisor will contribute to the strategic direction of CARE's rural and urban sanitation programming, water supply infrastructure, development of social enterprises for provision of WASH services, and Water+ programming. S/he supports country offices responding to opportunities for new business from bi-lateral and private donors, particularly USAID and RFTOPs under the WADI IDIQ. This role will gradually expand as WASHplus draws to a close with the adviser becoming a full time member of the Water Team post June 2016 and potentially relocating from FHI360's office in Washington, DC to CARE USA's HQ in Atlanta, Georgia. Responsibilities and Tasks: General programmatic support to WASHplus; Technical and managerial oversight to CARE COs engaged in WASHplus; Support the Water Team's global Water+ agenda; Representation; Business development; Grant and staff management; Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS (Know-How): Master's degree in engineering, environmental sciences, international development, policy studies, public health, social sciences or economics. Ten years of previous professional experience in relevant fields, including experience in technical and/or managerial direction of WASH with specific focus on sanitation, with at least three of those years resident in developing countries. Experience in managing and/or working within consortia/ partnerships. Excellent strategic thinking skills as well as detailed knowledge of relevant WASH technologies and approaches, monitoring and evaluation and learning methods and approaches. Strong coaching and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to function in complex, changing environments, and to work with diverse groups as well as independently. Attention to detail. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2713. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY HARARE, ZIMBABWE
Pact seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded program that will increase access and quality of care and support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS that are offered through NGO-operated facilities, outreach and at the community level. The COP provides leadership, management, and strategic direction for the entire project. This position is responsible for guiding senior technical staff and for ensuring the responsiveness and quality of work along with efficient use of resources and achievement of results. The COP has the final authority within the project team for decisions related to technical, management, and resource allocation and personnel issues. In carrying out these responsibilities the COP works in partnership with USAID and national and local government agencies and officials, local national and community level organizations, international and local project partners, and project staff. This position is contingent upon funding. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Provide strategic direction and technical leadership to produce required project results and deliverable, and overall management of the operational, financial, and administrative aspects of the project. Function as the primary liaison between USAID, the Ministry of Health and Child Care, local organizations and other partners and stakeholders. Create management systems in line with Pact's standard operating procedures consistent with the needs of the project and USAID. Work with staff and partners to translate project goals and objectives into implementable strategies and plans. Direct and oversee planning and budgeting processes and preparation of quarterly and annual project activity reports. Monitor the progress and pace of project implementation, assuring that the full potential of the program is realized through the promotion of high quality work and internal cost control. Supervise the work and assesses the performance of all long- and short-term advisors, consultants, and staff. Clarify roles, delegate responsibilities appropriately to senior staff, and clearly communicate expectations for staff contribution to project activities. Maintain productive working relationships with USAID clients, project partners and key counterparts. Remain up to date on good practices and developments in HIV care and treatment in order to ensure program quality and impact. QUALIFICATIONS: Required minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in leading and managing multi-million dollar international development programs focused on HIV/AIDS. Required Master's level degree in medicine, public health, management, international development or a field of study related to the program scope of work. Experience managing NGO capacity building programs. At least seven (7) years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award contractual compliance, subaward management, and tracking project performance and costs via specific funding streams. At least five (5) of these years should be in public health programs of similar size and complexity. Strong preference for prior experience as Chief of Party with demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing programs with multiple implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries. Demonstrated experience supervising, managing and developing staff. Required fluency in English and strong communication skills. Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Zimbabwean nationals strongly preferred. In depth knowledge of USAID cooperative agreement rules and regulations. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0051. 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.
****************************** DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY, HIV CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAM HARARE, ZIMBABWE
Pact seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded program that will increase access and quality of care and support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS that are offered through NGO-operated facilities, outreach and at the community level. The DCOP provides technical and strategic leadership and oversight of all technical and programmatic aspects of the project. S/he collaborates with the COP to ensure that program objectives are met, all activities are responsive to the needs of the host country, and the program continues to advance and play a key role in contributing to Pact's programming in Zimbabwe. This position is contingent upon funding. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Lead the technical design and implementation of project strategies, create a realistic and donor-responsive timeline, and continuously evaluate project progress towards achieving organizational strategic goals. Be fully conversant on global best practices in HIV care and treatment to develop and adapt for the Zimbabwe setting. Provide technical leadership to project staff and partners in support of project objectives. Collaborate with headquarters and all partners to ensure programming aligns with Pact's organizational mission and vision and that project best practices and lessons learned are shared for organization-wide dissemination. Utilize a participatory approach to developing and updating the project strategic plan, ensuring programmatic directions are technically sound, evidence-based, and consistent with international standards. Oversee technical assistance and capacity building to local partners in support of a sustainable impact. Assist the COP in the successful programmatic and technical implementation of the project including the timely completion of high-quality work plans, accurate reports, and other mandated deliverables. Assist the COP in monitoring project progress vis-a-vis expected objectives, utilizing tools and methods developed by Pact, and ensuring effective usage of resources and compliance with donor requirements. QUALIFICATIONS: Required minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience in leading and implementing multi-million dollar international development programs focused on HIV/AIDS. Required Masters level degree in medicine, public health, management, international development or a field of study related to the program scope of work. Experience managing USAID-funded health programming. Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description. Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Comprehensive knowledge of the health context and structural issues in Zimbabwe including socioeconomic, institutional and policy issues that are related to essential services in HIV care and treatment. Zimbabwe national strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0052. 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.
****************************** SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER - HIV CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAM HARARE, ZIMBABWE
Pact seeks a Senior Technical Officer - Care and Treatment for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded program that will increase access and quality of care and support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS that are offered through NGO-operated facilities, outreach and at the community level. The Senior Technical Officer will directly support the Chief of Party (COP) in the design, roll-out and day-to-day management and implementation of care and treatment interventions. This position is contingent upon funding. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Provide strategic direction and technical leadership to produce required project results and deliverables, and overall management of the operational, financial, and administrative aspects of the project. Function as the primary liaison between USAID, the Ministry of Health and Child Care, local organizations and other partners and stakeholders. Create management systems in line with Pact's standard operating procedures consistent with the needs of the project and USAID. Work with staff and partners to translate project goals and objectives into implementable strategies and plans. Direct and oversee planning and budgeting processes and preparation of quarterly and annual project activity reports. Monitor the progress and pace of project implementation, assuring that the full potential of the program is realized through the promotion of high quality work and internal cost control. Supervise the work and assesses the performance of all long- and short-term advisors, consultants, and staff. Clarify roles, delegate responsibilities appropriately to senior staff, and clearly communicate expectations for staff contribution to project activities. Maintain productive working relationships with USAID clients, project partners and key counterparts. Remain up to date on good practices and developments in HIV care and treatment in order to ensure program quality and impact. QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field. Minimum seven years of experience in the Southern Africa region designing and implementing large-scale community-level HIV care and treatment programs involving multiple stakeholders. Four of those years should be in a technical leadership/ management role for a project of similar size and complexity, including experience with direct supervision of professional staff. Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based and promising HIV care and treatment interventions, best practices in community health interventions and linkage to services, and approaches to addressing gender issues relating to HIV care and treatment. Prior experience in building NGO and community competency and capacity for improving health and use of participatory methodologies for planning and implementing local-level activities. Excellent interpersonal, training, facilitation, team building and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships and to work collaboratively with host country government counterparts and civil society organizations. Required fluency in English and strong communication skills. Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Zimbabwean nationals strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0050. 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.
****************************** MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR, HIV CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAM HARARE, ZIMBABWE
Pact seeks a M&E Advisor for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded program that will increase access and quality of care and support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS that are offered through NGO-operated facilities, outreach and at the community level. The M&E Advisor will lead project monitoring, evaluation and research efforts. S/he shall develop monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting. Under his/her guidance, the project will utilize monitoring data to maximize program impact. This position is contingent upon funding. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and oversee the implementation of the project monitoring plan (PMP). Lead the development of relevant M&E tools and platforms, and provide M&E specific technical training, mentoring, and coaching to CSO partners. Provide leadership for all assessments (baseline, midline, endline) and research activities, including developing terms of reference and protocols for any externally commissioned MER work. Develop strong monitoring and evaluation data collection and analysis systems to ensure that program interventions are effective. Strengthen availability and use of high quality data for decision making at all levels of the project. Strengthen Pact and CSO partners' data management and quality improvement systems, ensuring that data is audit worthy and readily available. Where problems exist, support the identification of solutions. Lead and maintain a knowledge management system for the project, across all project components and partners. Contribute to program reports for submission to donor. Support program staff and senior management to use data to make informed and timely decisions related to program implementation. Remain up to date on good practices and developments in M&E of HIV care and treatment in order to ensure program quality and impact. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or higher in Public Health, Social Sciences, or other relevant discipline. Minimum five years working on monitoring, evaluation and research in the public health and HIV fields with progressively increasing responsibility. Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing rigorous quantitative and qualitative research, rapid appraisals, and methods for data analysis. Hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs in developing countries, and the ability to coach and train others in their use. Knowledge of M&E issues and indicator development for HIV prevention and service delivery strengthening related to HIV/AIDS. Familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements. Excellent report writing, analytical and oral presentation skills. Experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings. Demonstrated experience supervising, managing and developing staff. Required fluency in English and strong communication skills. Zimbabwean nationals strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0049. 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.
****************************** FINANCE AND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, HIV CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAM HARARE, ZIMBABWE
Pact seeks a Finance and Administration Director for an anticipated five-year USAID- funded program that will increase access and quality of care and support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS that are offered through NGO-operated facilities, outreach and at the community level. The Finance and Administration Director will be responsible for and serve as primary coordinator for all aspects of project finance, administration, compliance, and sub-grants management. He/she is expected to have both relevant financial and administrative management experience. Management support areas/ functions include finance, human resources, information technology, grants management, and procurement. This position is contingent upon funding. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Work with the Chief of Party (COP) on integrated management of all project finances to ensure effective use of resources in order to achieve program objectives in compliance with donor requirements. In collaboration with the COP, design, develop and adapt policies, guidelines and criteria for the management of project finances and sub-grants in accordance with Pact standards and donor regulations. Support the full cycle of grants management activities beginning from pre-award assessments, monitoring/compliance visits and close-out procedures. Provide technical assistance to staff and grantees on administrative policies and procedures for finance and grants management, including advising sub-grantees on financial accounting, reporting, procurement, and other compliance practices associated with the program. Work closely with headquarters to ensure compliance and effective and proactive fiscal management. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other relevant field, or a Bachelor's degree with 10 years' relevant experience. Eight years' experience in the management of large- scale, complex, international development assistance programs. Minimum 5 years' experience in: Financial planning and management, procurement, and operations management; Developing and managing large budgets; Managing a donor funded grants program. Minimum 3 years' experience in direct supervision of professional staff. In depth knowledge of USAID cooperative agreement rules and regulations. Required fluency in English and strong communication skills. Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office and accounting software. Zimbabwean nationals strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0048. 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.
****************************** CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR, HIV CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAM HARARE, ZIMBABWE
Pact seeks a Capacity Development Advisor for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded program that will increase access and quality of care and support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS that are offered through NGO-operated facilities, outreach and at the community level. The Capacity Development Advisor will be responsible for coordinating training, mentoring and technical support for local partners, NGOs and government institutions. Successful applicants will be responsible for the quality of the design and delivery of the program's capacity development activities and must ensure that such activities are implemented in compliance with all donor, Pact, and project- specific policies. He/she also will be responsible for developing a plan for the identification and dissemination of lessons learned from all NGO and network capacity building activities. This position is contingent upon funding. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Manage and oversee design, program implementation, and delivery of all technical and organizational capacity building-related activities for partners. Includes responsibility for the design and roll out of all organizational capacity building approaches and tools. Facilitate and conduct capacity assessments and analysis for networks and NGOs and facilitate the development of a programmatic approach to capacity building. Work closely with selected local partners to ensure adequate capacity and systems are built in various areas to improve governance structures, transparent internal control systems, and management of funds and technical abilities. Provide lead technical direction/ technical assistance in activity planning for strengthening the capacity of local organizations to deliver higher quality HIV care and treatment interventions. Participate in program M&E and periodic reporting related to capacity building. Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, and implementation for all capacity building activities. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 7 years of experience in capacity development of CSOs and/or government. Required Masters level degree in public health, management, international development or a field of study related to the program scope of work. Proven expertise in health systems strengthening, grants management, and developing the financial and functional capacity of organizations to improve sustainability and contribute to a vibrant, effective non-governmental sector. Knowledge of a wide range of capacity building techniques: Proficiency with activities, theories, methods and technology in capacity development field. Substantial demonstrated experience in building the capacity of NGOs. Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and the ability to perform and collaborate under challenging conditions. Strong coordination, communication, teamwork and planning skills, with proven ability to function effectively with multiple host-country counterparts. Strong planning, community mobilization and communication skills required. Required fluency in English and strong communication skills. Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Zimbabwean nationals strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0047. 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.
****************************** ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER, DEMOCRACY PROGRAM ATLANTA, GA
The Carter Center has posted an opening for an Administrative Manager who provides oversight of all administrative procedures within the Democracy Program. Assists the program Director to devise and implement administrative strategies for the program. Working closely with the program Director and Associate Directors, supervises the administrative and fiscal activities of the program, including inputs and contributions from staff, including Program Assistants, Program Associates, and others, regarding financial reports, elements of grant management, and the recruitment and contracting of consultants for field based operations. Assisted by Program Assistants and others, prepares operational, financial reports for the program. Ensures program policies and procedures, for Atlanta and field offices, are up to date, and staff receive training on administrative and operational procedures. Manages program inventory of equipment, including supervision of the ordering of supplies for use in Atlanta and the field. Creates and supervises the maintenance of program project management and data systems. May assist with the organization of meetings and events. Liaises closely with other departments in the Center on the financial and operational needs of the program, and may respond to external queries. Supervises two or more Program Assistants, interns, and volunteers. Performs related responsibilities as required. Occasional travel is required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Seven years of experience in office administration OR a bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field and three years of office administration or related experience. Two years of supervisory experience. Proficient with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications. TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, you must apply online: http://www.hr.emory.edu/eu/careers/. JOB # 52520BR
****************************** HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM ADVISOR MALAWI
OSC is seeking a Health Communications Program Advisor for a project in Malawi. Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides qualitative and quantitative research, technical assistance, and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional communications capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas. The Program Advisor will provide technical assistance in planning, developing, and implementing support to a government contract related to health communications. The Program Advisor will support each phase of program development, including planning, drafting, and editing proposal materials. The Program Advisor must have recent experience working in Malawi and should offer an in-depth understanding of the country, providing insight into the local context, particularly as it relates to issues of family planning, maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH), and other reproductive health topics. Knowledge of social and behavior change communications methodologies is required. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in relevant area, such as public health, health communications, or global health. Minimum 7 years professional experience designing and implementing comprehensive, research-driven communications campaigns for promoting health. Recent (last 3 years) experience working in Malawi. Proven proposal/ application writing skills for US government funded projects. Excellent research skills and ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources. Excellent writing and editing skills. TO APPLY: for consideration, please email aweinstein@oscltd.com providing your resume/CV and cover letter using the subject line: "Program Advisor - Malawi". OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY MALAWI
OSC is seeking a Chief of Party in Malawi. Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides qualitative and quantitative research, technical assistance, and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional communications capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas. The Chief of Party (CoP) will serve as the technical contract lead, responsible for the overall management of the project, including providing strategic leadership and technical direction, ensuring quality and timely reporting. The CoP will provide oversight of all activities under the contract, coordinating and maintaining relationships with USAID central and field project managers, technical officers, contracting officers, and the program COR. The CoP will also supervise all project technical and administrative staff for multiple projects/ tasks and groups of personnel at multiple locations. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to oversight of program management and technical direction, management of effective coordination with other initiatives, preparation and management of contract documentation, and overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects tasks and deliverables. The CoP will act as the primary liaison with USAID and key partner organizations. S/He ensures compliance with all contract requirements and performs duties in accordance with USAID rules and regulations. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in relevant area. Minimum 15 years of relevant international development experience managing donor-funded projects in the field of global health, climate change, or development communications. Ability to liaise and build strong working relationships with senior government officials, donor representatives, private sector companies, and community groups and leaders. Recent (last 3 years) experience in Malawi strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience in project design, development, and implementation. Demonstrated project management, leadership, and technical skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. TO APPLY: For consideration, please email aweinstein@oscltd.com providing your resume/CV and cover letter using the subject line: "Malawi Chief of Party". OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
****************************** HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATIONS (BCC) SPECIALIST MALAWI
OSC is seeking local resident BCC Specialists for a project in Malawi. Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides qualitative and quantitative research, technical assistance, and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional communications capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas. BCC Specialists will provide technical assistance in planning, developing, and implementation of health and climate change-related BCC activities for a government contract in Malawi. BCC specialists should be experienced in developing BCC strategies related to issues of family planning, maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH), and other public health topics. BCC Specialists will develop media and community mobilization strategies, ensure cohesion and integration of BCC objectives into all project interventions, participate in strategic and operational planning, collect and analyze data from BCC activities, and coordinate with regional and central offices in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of BCC activities. QUALIFICATIONS: Residence and ability to work in Malawi required. Fluency in both English and at least one local language (e.g. Chewa, Lomwe, etc.) strongly preferred. Degree in a relevant area, such as communications, sociology, anthropology, or related fields with experience in BCC and program management experience in the field of Community Health. Minimum 5 years professional experience designing and implementing comprehensive, research-driven BCC campaigns. Professional experience in creating communications campaigns related to public health, family planning, maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH), youth health education, or climate change. Experience working in collaboration with NGOs and international donors such as USAID. Experience in facilitation and training, and coaching/ mentoring. Excellent writing, editing, and interpersonal communications skills. Proficiency in computer Microsoft Office Suite (World, Excel, and PowerPoint) required. Proficiency in graphic design, audio, or video edit software preferred. TO APPLY: For consideration, please email aweinstein@oscltd.com providing your resume/CV and cover letter using the subject line: "Health BCC Specialist". OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
****************************** CLIMATE CHANGE BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATIONS (BCC) SPECIALIST MALAWI
OSC is seeking local resident BCC Specialists for a project in Malawi. BCC Specialists will provide technical assistance in planning, developing, and implementation of health and climate change-related BCC activities for a government contract in Malawi. Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides qualitative and quantitative research, technical assistance, and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional communications capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas. BCC specialists should be experienced in developing BCC strategies related to issues of climate change and the environment. BCC Specialists will develop media and community mobilization strategies, ensure cohesion and integration of BCC objectives into all project interventions, participate in strategic and operational planning, collect and analyze data from BCC activities, and coordinate with regional and central offices in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of BCC activities. QUALIFICATIONS: Residence and ability to work in Malawi required. Fluency in both English and at least one local language (e.g. Chewa, Lomwe, etc.) strongly preferred. Degree in a relevant area, such as communications, sociology, anthropology, or related fields with experience in BCC and program management experience in the field of Climate Change and environmental awareness. Minimum 5 years professional experience designing and implementing comprehensive, research-driven BCC campaigns. Professional experience in creating communications campaigns related to climate change, environmental awareness, food security, and other related issues. Experience working in collaboration with NGOs and international donors such as USAID. Experience in facilitation and training, and coaching/ mentoring. Excellent writing, editing, and interpersonal communications skills. Proficiency in computer Microsoft Office Suite (World, Excel, and PowerPoint) required. Proficiency in graphic design, audio, or video edit software preferred. TO APPLY: for consideration, please email aweinstein@oscltd.com providing your resume/CV and cover letter using the subject line: "Climate Change BCC Specialist". OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
****************************** DIRECTOR WASHINGTON, DC
The Organization of American States has posted an opening for a Director (P-4) in Washington, DC. Duties: Direct, lead and coordinate all the activities of the Office of the Secretariat of the General Assembly, the Meeting of Consultation, the Permanent Council, and Subsidiary Organs, dependency of the office of the Assistant Secretary General, in accordance with the legal system of the Organization. REQUIRES: First University Degree (Bachelor) in Law, International Affairs, Public Administration or related fields and 11 years of relevant experience in similar positions at national and/or international level Demonstrated managerial experience. Proficient in Spanish and English (read, write and communicate). TO APPLY: Applicants must submit electronically the following documents: OAS Application Form (Form 60); Cover Letter: describing the reasons for which you want to work at the General Secretariat of the OAS; and Resume (Curriculum Vitae). The documents must be submitted by e-mail as attachments to jobapplications@oas.org Subject: Vacancy number - Last name, First Initial. The application form is available at http://www.oas.org/EN/PINFO/HR/job.htm. Closing date: 6/20/15. Vacancy no: ST-EO/25/15
****************************** SANITATION AND HYGIENE TEAM LEADER ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
FHI360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Sanitation and Hygiene Team Leader for an upcoming Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project in Ethiopia. The project aims to accelerate the expansion of improved sustainable drinking water supply and sanitation access and improve hygiene behaviors while expanding sustainable agricultural use in the lowland regions of Ethiopia. This position will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Availability of position is contingent upon funding. The Sanitation and Hygiene Team Leader will be a senior member of the project team and work with regional and local NGO partners, government, community organizations, private sector and other stakeholders to accomplish sustained behavior change in sanitation and hygiene practices in three target regions through relevant strategies that address both demand and supply, as well as linkages to relevant sectors such as nutrition. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or higher in health communications, public health management, marketing, international development, or a related field. Experience in WASH with a minimum of 10 years' experience. Experience implementing Community led total Sanitation and Hygiene programming and training staff. Experience in behavior change materials development. Experience in project management. Demonstrated strong technical programming skills. Preference for experience in sanitation marketing. Preference for experience with USAID projects. Preference for work experience and/or history of living in Afar, Somali, or SNPPS region of Ethiopia. Proven ability to work as an effective team member. Demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills and experience working in collaboration with partners, donors and NGOs. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: Please apply https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15774/sanitation-and-hygiene-team-leader/job
****************************** EVALUATION SPECIALIST PAKISTAN
MSI is recruiting for a long-term Evaluation Specialist who will contribute to providing high quality, timely, and useful evaluation support services to USAID/Pakistan. The Evaluation Specialist is responsible for planning, managing and supporting evaluations, assessments and other studies and serves as a member of evaluation or assessment teams as necessary. S/he works under the direction of the Evaluation and Assessments Advisor and Senior Specialist. As a team member, s/he will guide and/or participate in team planning workshops, collecting and analyzing data, preparing findings, conclusions and recommendations and debriefing USAID/Development Objective (DO) Teams. The Evaluation Specialist will also participate in research, data analysis and learning support activities for specific DO teams to facilitate DO teams' learning and adaptive process. This is a full-time position based in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is expected to begin immediately and last through April 2020. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in economics, statistics, business or public administration, public policy or social sciences. Exceptional candidates with other degrees will also be considered. Minimum five (5) years of diverse experience in the field of development, including socio- economic research and/or monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in donor-assisted projects. Demonstrated project or team management ability. Excellent analytical and communication skills. Knowledge of quantitative and/or qualitative research methods. Experience working in complex environments. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY-DIRECTOR, MONITORING AND EVALUATION PROJECT SENEGAL
MSI is seeking a Chief of Party - Director in Senegal. The COP serves as the main point of contact between USAID/Senegal and the Contractor and reporting to both, and as such she or he focuses her or his efforts on the core services monitoring and evaluation services as well as management of this contract. REQUIRES: Experience planning and logistics for conduct of evaluation activities. Successful leadership in an intercultural team environment in a development context. Demonstrated experience supervision and staff development. Experience in the design and management of M&E systems for development projects. Thorough technical knowledge of monitoring, evaluation methods, and performance management, including, but not limited to, data collection and analysis, evaluation planning, evaluation design and management, and dissemination of evaluation results. Working experience in West Africa or similar developing country context. Required to have oral and written communication and presentations skills in French (equivalent to R4/S4 under the Interagency Language). Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** SENIOR EVALUATION SPECIALIST SENEGAL
MSI is seeking a Senior Evaluation Specialist who must oversee, recruit for, and participate in evaluations and assessments throughout the life of the contract. She or he will ensure that the short-term technical experts and team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess commensurate technical expertise. The USAID mission estimates that this project will implement as many as 50 evaluations and related studies over a period of five years. It is expected that the Senior Evaluation Specialist will also serve as evaluation team leader for some evaluations conducted under this contract. REQUIRES: A Master's Degree in a relevant field. A minimum of ten years of progressively more responsible experience in leading the monitoring, evaluation, and analysis of donor development projects. Skills in advanced research methods and sampling. Design and implementation of evaluations of development interventions. Design and field testing of data collection instruments (e.g., questionnaires and interview guides). Previous substantive experience working on an evaluation team. Previous experience working in Senegal is desirable. Required to have oral and written communication and presentations skills in French (equivalent to R4/S4 under the Interagency Language Roundtable scale) and English. USAID will verify language skills prior to and post. Project management skills. Previous experience serving as evaluation team leader is highly desirable. Strong interpersonal skills. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** PERFORMANCE MONITORING TEAM LEAD PAKISTAN
MSI seeks a long-term Team Lead for Peformance Monitoring led by a Performance Monitoring Advisor to whom the Performance Monitoring Team Lead will directly report. The Performance Monitoring Team Lead will serve as deputy to the Advisor and will be responsible for managing a staff of five to ten Performance Monitoring Specialists and Data/ Researcher Analysts and provide technical leadership on all matters relating to performance measurement, including but not limited to projects and activities incorporating results based management, logical frameworks, and planning and performance reporting. The Team Lead will work closely with the Advisor of Performance Monitoring and USAID/Pakistan's Program Management Unit (PMU) to provide high quality performance monitoring services and assistance to USAID/Pakistan's Development Objective (DO) Teams and implementing partners. This may include design of results frameworks, M&E plans and data collection plans and instruments; development, selection and operationalization of indicators; design and supervision of field monitoring for data verification, collection and analysis; and data quality assessments. The Team Lead for Performance Monitoring will play a lead role in research, data analysis and learning activities for DO teams to ensure that performance monitoring data and information contribute to DO teams' learning and adapting processes. This is a full-time position based in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is expected to begin immediately and last through April 2020. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or Ph.D. from an accredited institution. Minimum ten (10) years of experience with increasing responsibilities, including management of staff and/or teams of consultants. Minimum five (5) years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems for projects and programs, preferably for USAID projects and activities. Experience conducting site visits and activity verification and data quality assessments in multiple provinces of Pakistan. Proven skills in defining results/ outcomes statements and selecting performance indicators. Demonstrated experience designing consultant SOWs. Ability to synthesize large amounts of data into different formats (e.g., short summaries, presentations). Experience in providing technical assistance and training in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning and/or research methodologies. Ability to work with a variety of people from different backgrounds. Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English and Urdu. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY, MONITORING AND EVALUATION SUPPORT PROJECT DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
MSI is seeking a Chief of Party who is responsible for leading and managing the overall complex operations of the M&E Support project. The COP works closely with USAID/DRC's Program Office, Mission technical offices, staff and management from other USAID implementing partner operated activities, and representatives of the Government of DRC and other international donor stakeholders to ensure that USAID's assistance to DRC is informed by solid empirical evidence and analysis and that can be used by the Mission. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or PhD in a field relevant to development assistance, international affairs, political science, sociology, economics, business, public administration, organizational development, communications, or a closely related field. Minimum twelve (12) years of development professional experience working with issues related to planning, design, and performance management of international development assistance programs, preferably those funded by the USG. Experience working with previous U.S. government programs would be preferred but is not a requirement. Highly developed interpersonal communication, presentation, and negotiating skills. Strong understanding of multi-sectoral development theory. Thorough working knowledge of USG operations, regulations, policies, procedures and programs desirable. Deep familiarity with the DRC culture, society and development context or that of other similar countries in the region. Experience in comparable post-conflict countries an asset. Full fluency in both French and English required. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** SENIOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
MSI seeks a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (SMEA) to oversee all monitoring and evaluation, analysis and assessment activity throughout the life of the project. The SMEA will ensure the efficacy of M&E methods and the integrity of data. A strong background in monitoring, data analysis, and implementation of performance evaluations of development assistance programs and experience in the application of statistical methods is desirable. In addition, the selected individual will have substantial evaluation (both performance and impact evaluation) design expertise, and experience in performance monitoring and evaluation in complex environments. REQUIRES: Master's degree in international development, economics, statistics, research methods, political science, public policy, social science or a related field is required. Minimum ten (10) years demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, and similar research. Experience with evaluation methodologies, population based surveys, performance management plan development, participatory data collection methods and protocols. Knowledge of, and experience with, data quality verification techniques for large development projects. Written and spoken fluency in English and French is required. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** PROJECT OFFICER MEDFORD, MA
Management Sciences for Health has posted an opening for a Project Officer who provides management support to Country Portfolios in the Center for Leadership and Management (CLM). The Project Officer works closely with staff in the field and the home office in the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of activities in assigned countries and/or projects. REQUIRES: Bachelors' degree or equivalent experience. 4-6 years or 2-4 years with a Masters' degree. Previous financial management coursework and/or experience preferred. Project management. Fluency in English and French required (written and oral). For more information and to apply please go online to www.msh.org/careers/index.cfm. Vacancy no: 13-8267
****************************** WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE
The World Resources Institute has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.wri.org/jobs
PATHWAY TO PARIS CLIMATE ADAPTATION ASSOCIATE WASHINGTON, DC
The World Resources Institute has posted an opening for an Associate with expertise and experience in climate change adaptation and the United Nations global climate change negotiations. The associate will support adaptation elements of WRI's efforts to promote an ambitious, effective, and equitable global climate change agreement under the United Nations during 2015. REQUIRES: Strong understanding of climate, environment and international development issues. Strong understanding of climate change adaptation concepts and terminology. Minimum 3-5 years of progressive professional work experience related to climate change, development, or international climate policy. Degree in environmental studies, international relations, economics, or similar. Master's or PhD preferred. Significant relevant professional experience may substitute for a post-graduate degree.
CLIMATE POLICY RESEARCH ANALYST WASHINGTON, DC
The Analyst will help TRAC-Policy projects improve understanding of national and global ambition for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and use data and analysis to inform and influence a diverse set of international climate policy stakeholders. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in Environmental Policy, Environmental Studies, Engineering, the Natural Sciences, Public Policy, or related field; Master's Degree preferred. Strong understanding of GHG emissions data, as well as some familiarity with data common to relevant sectors (energy, forests, agriculture, etc.). Familiarity with national and international climate change and energy policies. Minimum 1-2 years of relevant full time work experience in related role and subject matter.
NATURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR WATER RESEARCH ANALYST II WASHINGTON, DC
The Research Analyst II will be a key GIS technician and nature for water subject matter expert and will contribute to the development of high quality research products that are designed to influence targeted audiences. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, water, forestry or similar required; Master's degree preferred. Minimum 2-3 years of relevant full time work experience. Expertise with GIS analysis and spatial imagery. A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent qualitative and/or quantitative research and writing skills.
ASSOCIATE I, GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS, DATA ANALYSIS, AND WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT WASHINGTON, DC
The Associate will be a key subject matter expert and will facilitate program management and contribute to the development of high quality research products that are designed to influence targeted audiences. REQUIRES: Master's in water or environmental-related field. Minimum 3-5 years of full-time work experience in relevant field, with program implementation and project management experience. Advanced proficiency in ArcGIS, MS Excel, and Python. Proficiency in graphic design software (e.g., Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator) with an ability to produce high quality maps for publication.
****************************** FINANCIAL SECTOR ECONOMIST MANILA, PHILIPPINES
The Asian Development Bank seeks a Financial Sector Economist in Manila. Duties: Provide technical inputs to support the development of financial sector policy and strategies in developing member countries (DMCs) within broad policies and objectives. Contribute actively to the identification, development, processing, implementation and administering of loans and other projects. Ensure economic soundness and consistency with policies and strategies to further development in the financial sector and improve access to financial services, with supervision for critical tasks. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Economics, preferably with specialization in the financial sector or other related specialized fields. At least 8 years' relevant experience within the finance sector with exposure in full project cycle in a professional capacity. International experience working in several countries. Provide application of expertise within a specific area, or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within one area. Able to utilize and share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB community. To apply please visit our website at http://www.adb.org/Employment/Professional/default.asp. Closing date: 6/19/15. Vacancy no: ADB-HR-15-0378
****************************** SENIOR RURAL SOCIOLOGIST ROME, ITALY
The Food and Agriculture Organization has posted an opening for a Senior Rural Sociologist (P-5) in Rome. Duties: leads, or participates in, multidisciplinary teams to assist governments in the identification and preparation of investment operations in the fields of FSNARD, NRM and CCM/A, and participate in pre-appraisal and appraisal missions; leads, or participates in, multidisciplinary teams for the implementation support and the preparation of final evaluation of investment operations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in sociology, social development, anthropology, rural development or a closely-related field. Ten years of relevant experience in rural sociology in the context of FSNARD, NRM and CCM/A, including in the design, implementation and/or evaluation of agricultural and rural development investment programmes in developing countries and/or countries in transition. Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese or Russian. TO APPLY: visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and complete the on-line application. Closing date: 6/19/15. Vacancy no: IRC2867
****************************** HEALTH POLICY ANALYSTS PARIS
The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development is looking for one or more Health Policy Analysts to work on various projects in the Health Division. The successful applicants will work in a dynamic team of economists, health policy experts and statisticians to develop policy advice on how to improve the performance of health systems. They will work on a number of projects, reflecting country policy interests and the programme of work of the Health Division. The successful candidates will have a strong background in applying economic concepts to health or in analyzing health policies. S/he should have experience in running complex projects and working independently. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in economics, health policy or other relevant discipline. A minimum of 3-7 years of experience of applied research and analysis in the area of health policy, acquired in a national administration, international organization, university or research centre. Experience in collecting, interpreting and analyzing health statistics. Strong quantitative skills would be particularly desirable. Experience in working on health issues in different countries would be an asset. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 6/23/15. Job Number: 09921
****************************** NATIONAL ADAPTATION PLANS (NAPS) COUNTRY SUPPORT SPECIALIST BANGKOK, THAILAND
The United Nations Development Programme has posted an opening for a National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) Country Support Specialist in Bangkok. Under the guidance of the Lead Technical Specialist, the NAPs specialist will contribute to country dialogue, gaps assessment, technical training, and knowledge generation related to the NAP process. The NAPs specialist will also support development of potential bankable projects in consultations with the government and UNDP. REQUIRES: Master degree or above in international economics or development, public policy, international relations, environmental policy, or closely-related field. A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in the fields of climate change adaptation and mitigation, climate change finance, project formulation and management, and/or international development. Experience working with and delivering support to developing country governments. Sound understanding of sustainable human development, environmental management issues, adaptation, vulnerability and impacts of climate change, and other related sustainable human development issues. Experience working in Africa, Asia Eastern Europe and/or Latin America. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 6/26/15.
****************************** SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The International Trade Center is seeking a Senior Business Development Officer (P-4) in Geneva. Duties: Provide support to EC with its business development and resource mobilization efforts, including keeping abreast of major donor's initiatives and advise the Enterprise Competitiveness (EC) section on possible contribution and potential programmes to be developed, while providing technical inputs to ensure alignment of new initiatives with ITC's corporate strategy and programmatic approach. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree in business administration, management, economics or a related field. A minimum of seven years professional experience in project or programme management, administration or related areas. Experience in the development, monitoring and implementation of cross-functional projects and programmes with excellent programme management skills, preferably in the context of private sector development. Experience in preparing budgets and financial reports. Specific experience in a business development role in international organizations is highly desired. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.intracen.org/menus/itc.htm. Closing date: 6/26/15. Vacancy no: ITC/VN/10/2015
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. 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 the Appropriate Vacancy No.
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER GENEVA
An Economic Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Conducts policy-oriented research on international trade including new and emerging issues of particular interest to developing countries, trade policy formulation and implementation, the international trading system, including multilateral and regional trade negotiations, services economy and trade, by developing or drawing on economic databases and qualitative, quantitative information. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics or related area. A minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis in trade policy and international trading system, multilateral and regional trade negotiations of interest to developing countries is required. Closing date: 7/26/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-UNCTAD-43025-R-GENEVA (R)
SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Programme Officer (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Coordinating the establishment, operationalization and reporting on the work of the United Nations Monitoring Mechanism. Directs in-depth review of existing monitoring mechanisms currently in place, including identifying their scope, methodology, coverage, strengths and weaknesses as well as their potential complementarities with the United Nations monitoring mechanism. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in economics, development economics, business administration, public policy or related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area, including experience in Africa's economic development, research and analysis, policy formulation and statistical analysis, is required. Closing date: 7/25/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-OSAA-43297-R-NEW YORK (R)
EVALUATION OFFICER VIENNA
An Evaluation Officer (P-3) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Provide substantive support to the development of the UNODC normative standards and evaluation tools, such as the evaluation handbook, guidelines, templates, etc. in accordance with the international standards and best practices as identified by the General Assembly, other UN relevant organs and offices, including the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) and ensures adequate involvement of UNODC Member States as per established guidelines. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's Degree or equivalent) in evaluation, statistics, social sciences, economics or other relevant discipline is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in evaluation including at the international level is required. Comprehensive experience in and knowledge of United Nations policies, procedures and operations is highly desirable. Experience in conducting strategic analysis of evaluations on a meta-level is desirable. Experience in developing results based management systems is desirable. Closing date: 7/25/15. Vacancy no: 15-MPA- UNODC-42958-R-VIENNA(G)
****************************** INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE
The International Labour Office seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Please visit ILO's e-Recruitment website at: erecruit.ilo.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST YAOUNDE, CAMEROON
An Enterprise Development Specialist (P-4) is sought in Yaounde, Cameroon. The Specialist will be responsible for providing technical advisory services at the sectoral or programme level in the field of entrepreneurship and management; advising on the preparation and updating of ILO strategies, programmes, research and analysis; and offering technical advice on the design, implementation and evaluation of time-bound projects aiming to provide specific forms of support to ILO constituents in connection with Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCP). REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in business administration, social sciences, industrial management or a related field. Eight years' experience at the national level or five years at the international level in industrialized and/or developing countries in the field of enterprise and management development, including the development, design and negotiation of technical cooperation projects. Closing date: 6/21/15. Vacancy no: RAPS/2/2015/AF/02
EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST DAR-ES-SALAAM, TANZANIA
An Employment Specialist (P-4) is sought in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Based on sub regional and country priorities, the candidate will assist in the development of strategies and comprehensive employment policy frameworks for the sub region and countries covered. S/he will develop and technically backstop programmes and projects with employment and labour market related components. The specialist will promote the inclusion of the employment agenda in the DWCPs in the countries covered. Furthermore the position will provide inputs into the Ouga+10 debate at a regional level as well as into the Sustainable Development Goal process. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in economics, development studies, public finance, or social sciences with demonstrated expertise in the relevant technical field of Employment and Labour Market. Eight years' experience at the national level or five years at the international level in Employment and Labour Market programmes and strategies. Experience in the use of quantitative methods, in the design and management of international projects on employment and labour market related issues would be an advantage. Closing date: 6/21/15. Vacancy no: RAPS/2/2015/AF/04
ECONOMIST GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
An Economist (P-4) is sought in Geneva. The position is located in the Policy Assessment unit and will contribute to the analysis of labour market policies at a thematic, regional and country specific level, including overseeing and carrying out macro- and micro-econometric evaluations that help assess the labour market and social impacts of different strategies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in the field of economics. Specialization in labour-related economics would be considered an asset. Eight years' experience at the national level or five years' at the international level in undertaking research in labour market and social issues. Demonstrated experience with macro- and micro-econometric techniques, especially those related to undertaking policy assessments. Demonstrated experience in drafting high-quality research papers and reports. Closing date: 6/21/15. Vacancy no: RAPS/2/2015/RESEARCH/02
****************************** INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.
DEVELOPMENT EFFECTIVENESS CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The objective of the consultancy is providing services to OMJ's Development Effectiveness cluster. The contractual will be supporting the activities of the DE team with impact evaluations and other development effectiveness subjects. Most of the contractual activities are related to impact evaluations and the analysis of operational documents to ensure compliance with the Bank and the Office of Evaluation's evaluability standards. REQUIRES: The candidate must have at least a Bachelor's degree in Economics, Public Policy, or International Development, however Master's degree is preferred. The candidate must have at least three years of experience in impact evaluations activities. Languages: English and Spanish. Areas of Expertise: Research, data collection, data analysis and knowledge of impact's evaluation procedures. It's desired that the candidate have some experience with STATA and some completed coursework in microeconomics, demography, program design, research design and econometrics. Vacancy no: 1500003718
PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The objective of this consultancy is to provide leadership support to CDH in its efforts to successfully design, implement and monitor private sector development projects. More specifically, the consultant will have to participate in, and/or lead initiatives ultimately aiming at making the private sector portfolio a success. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in business administration, economics or related fields plus 2 years of total combined experience including internships. Ability to produce business plans, and economic and financial reporting. Experience in developing countries, particularly Haiti, strongly desired. Languages: English and French required. Spanish and Haitian Créole strongly desired. Areas of expertise: International development, finance and economics. Vacancy no: 1500003763
****************************** INVESTMENT SUPPORT OFFICER ACCRA, GHANA
The Food and Agriculture Organization has posted an opening for an Investment Support Officer (P-4) in Accra. Duties: Participates in, and eventually leads multidisciplinary teams to assist governments in the identification and preparation of investment operations in the fields of FSNARD, NRM and CCM/A, and participates in pre-appraisal and appraisal missions; Participates in, and eventually leads multidisciplinary teams for the implementation support and the preparation of final evaluation of investment operations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in economics, agricultural economics, agricultural sciences, environmental sciences, agribusiness management, natural resource management, irrigation and drainage engineering, rural infrastructure engineering, social sciences or a related field. Seven years of relevant experience in conducting agricultural/ rural sector/ subsector analytical studies, and/or in planning. TO APPLY: visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and complete the on-line application. Closing date: 6/24/15. Vacancy no: IRC2882
****************************** INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
The International Monetary Fund seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to apply online at https://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/db/index.htm
ECONOMIST / SENIOR ECONOMIST KUWAIT
There is an opening for an experienced senior economist to enhance our CEF-based economics and finance faculty. Prime tasks include teaching of selected courses delivered by the IMF, involvement in curriculum development, and conducting research in support of the CEF's training activities, and series of seminars and conferences. REQUIRES: Candidates should have strong analytical skills in macroeconomics or finance, at least five years of practical experience with analyzing economic issues and providing policy advice, especially in emerging and developing countries, as well as substantial experience and interest in teaching. Experience in providing advanced training to public sector officials in applied macroeconomic policy issues, finance and econometrics would be highly desirable. Applicants should have a demonstrated capacity to conduct high-quality research, and preferably a Ph.D. degree in economics and finance. Excellent teaching and communication skills and experience in Arabic and English are essential. Closing date: 6/23/15. Job Number: 1500278
PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ADVISORS AFRICA
The Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund is looking for qualified candidates to fill positions as Public Financial Management (PFM) Advisors to be based in Africa. The Advisors will provide technical assistance on a wide range of PFM areas including: the legal, regulatory, and institutional framework for budgeting and public financial management; budget preparation and formulation, and medium- term expenditure frameworks; program and performance budgeting and management. REQUIRES: A university degree or equivalent qualification (at least at master's level), preferably in economics and/or accounting. Strong oral and written communication skills (including electronic media), and experience in preparing presentations using software such as PowerPoint. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, maintain effective and cooperative relations with national authorities as well as donors, and handle sensitive issues with discretion in a multicultural environment. Ability to manage the work of short-term PFM experts. Experience in organizing and conducting training courses and workshops would be an advantage. Job Number: 1500535. Closing date: 6/19/15.
****************************** *GENDER AND PROTECTION ADVISOR GAZIANTEP, TURKEY
CARE is seeking a talented Gender and Protection Advisor who will be the Country Office's primary focal point for ensuring that protection and gender equality objectives are mainstreamed and that relevant capacities are built to enable gender sensitivity and gender transformative practice. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English, Arabic desired; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. S/he will be responsible for developing clear strategies on gender and protection with special attention to strengthening psychosocial wellbeing and will lead in the implementation of these. S/he will work directly with partners to build capacities and provide technical advice/ supervision to implementing staff and volunteers. She will monitor the impact of the implementation of the gender and protection strategy of the project and the impact of capacity building activities. S/he will also work closely with program staff to embed protection, gender sensitive and transformative approaches within design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes. This position will ensure alignment of these strategies and actions to CARE International's Syrian Response Gender Emergencies Strategy and CARE's global gender equality commitments. Protection activities will be guided by the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and the IASC Guidelines on Gender-based Violence (GBV) Interventions in Humanitarian Settings and the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. S/he will work closely with the CARE UK Senior Advisor for Protection and Gender in Emergencies and the CARE Austria Psychosocial Advisor. Primary Responsibilities: Ensure protection mainstreaming and gender sensitivity across CARE's work; Capacity Building of CARE and partners; Program design and technical advice on psychosocial support programs; Coordination and program development. PRIMARY SKILLS: Master's Degree in Gender Studies, Social Work, International Relations, Conflict transformation, Development studies, or related discipline. A bachelor's degree will be acceptable only if the candidate can demonstrate sufficient experience in gender and protection programming in conflict settings. Eight years of experience working on gender and protection issues in humanitarian contexts, including experience of field-level management of complex humanitarian response and resilience programs; and all phases of the project/ program cycle. Proven experience of successful capacity-building of humanitarian field staff and partners on gender and protection concepts, theory and practice. Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English. Ability to work in multi-cultural team. Excellent communication and writing skills. Strong networking capability. Ability to organize and facilitate training sessions. Ability to develop capacity building frameworks and work plans. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2707. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT, AFRICA WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Regional Vice President, Africa in Washington, DC. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery and Country Office teams contribute to realizing this by: Ensuring effective project management through supporting project startups, implementation, reporting and financial and human resource management as well as closeouts. Portfolio coordination - Providing a leadership role in the regional portfolio teams in DC, and organize monthly calls for the portfolio team with each country office. Working with country teams to develop, refine and pursue their strategies by leveraging technical knowledge (our own and others), researching, and analyzing potential partners and opportunities. Grow and diversify - contributes to scoping, pre-positioning and proposal development with Opportunity Development. Knowledge sharing and learning: PD enhances communication between country offices and DC, to ensure better understanding of the diverse operating environments and program approaches. External relations: Participating in the development conversation by attending events, hosting meetings, and reaching out to potential partners and donors. Position Purpose: The Regional Vice President (RVP) reports to the Chief Global Program Officer (CGPO) and is responsible for driving and coordinating all activities within the Africa region and ensuring regional and global synergy. S/he prioritizes the management of the Africa Country Directors (CDs) ensuring each country has developed work plans and country strategies Scorecards and are held accountable to them. S/he is responsible for ensuring that Pact's activities are implemented on-time, on budget, with high-quality products and services, and to the full satisfaction of the sponsoring organization, and that all programs are in alignment with Pact policies and guidelines. S/he works to identify new business opportunities that are consistent with Pact's strategic priorities. Key Responsibilities: Leadership: Serve as trusted leader, help move Pact from a transactional to a transformational organization; As Pact's senior leader for the region, partner in advancing the mission and serve as a standard bearer of organizational philosophies and competencies; Represent Pact in the region to a wide range of private and public actors, acting as an advocate for Pact; Inspire, champion and spread a culture of shared success that makes true our belief that every imaginable problem has a solution; Strengthen the Pact brand through application of brand identity and contributing to efforts to communicate Pact's values, approaches and global impact; Assist Regional Directors and country management teams to coordinate marketing and promotion of Pact within the region; Represent the region at Pact Board meetings (at least two Board meeting per year). Strategic Implementation: As Pact regional leader, maximize strategic coordination, synergy and learning among Pact's country programs in collaboration with Program Delivery, Program Advancement, Opportunity Development, Communications, HR, Finance, Grants and Contracts and IT leadership; Significantly contribute to the cultivation of establishing strategic alliances and partnerships with current and potential donors working in the region; Promote and support Pact's efforts to nurture innovation and strengthen Pact's cutting edge programmatic, grant making, finance, monitoring, evaluation and learning, and operations performance in full cooperation with organizational leaders; Ensure that Country Directors have in place a country strategy and workplans and to hold CDs accountable for targets, directly or in collaboration with Regional Directors; Promote inter-regional and global learning through regional exchanges and peer program reviews, in collaboration with Program Advancement and Program Delivery leads. Program Delivery: Identify with country teams, key management and technical priorities for country programs and recommend courses of action to either fill gaps or address problems accordingly; Ensure that the Regional Directors develop and reach key program delivery targets across the region, select Country Directors who will drive and deliver on Pact's strategic vision ensuring high quality, timely and on budget program delivery; Oversee country performance reviews and provide critical feedback to country management teams on how program approaches, management and standards can be strengthened and improved, in collaboration with other leaders; Work with Regional Directors to lead country management teams to ensure they are aware of, have access to, and are using information, tools and support, and apply standards to maintain quality program, monitoring, evaluation and learning, grant making, finance and operations performance; Support global and country efforts to improve the consistency of management practices and ability to mitigate risks; Ensure the development of an ethos of effective implementation and good financial and administrative practices; Oversee the regular review of relevant reports, evaluations and other internal and external resources (including the tacit knowledge of individuals) as necessary to utilize Pact expertise and experiences for improving program implementation; Ensure strong collaboration between Pact DC and regional compliance, finance and grant functions in their interaction with country programs. New Business Development: Assist country programs to identify and develop new business opportunities within the region and ensure access to technical assistance in proposal development as needed. Attend weekly Opportunity Development bid review meeting. Other Responsibilities: Perform other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: BA and at least 20 years of relevant experience (or equivalent). Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in a relevant field; Demonstrated experience and success in a progressively responsible program management leadership position with field and international non-profit experience; Proven track record of success in managing large complex projects in overseas settings; Expertise in creating and managing country office budgets and annual targets; Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, both participant-level and donor- level; Demonstrated capability in strategic visioning, planning and agency representation; Experience working with a variety of international donor organizations; Fluency in English and proficiency in at least one other regionally relevant language; Ability and willingness to travel internationally, up to 50%. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0090. 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.
****************************** *PROGRAMS TEAM LEADER / A2J PROJECT MANAGER JUBA
Pact is seeking a Programs Team Leader/A2J Project Manager in Juba. 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 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 exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The South Sudan country office contributes to realizing this purpose by giving communities the skills to sustain peace and be in charge of their development. Pact South Sudan envisions empowered, accountable, responsive and productive communities and public, private and civil society sectors, inspired by their actions to secure sustainable peace, development, good governance and social justice. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Country Manager, the Programs Team Leader/A2J Project Manager position has two main roles: As Programs Team Leaders, the successful candidate is responsible for the timely and effective implementation of all programs in South Sudan through oversight of and mentoring to the individual Project Managers. Overall responsibilities include: programmatic management; technical and team management oversight; donor, government and partner liaison; new business development; and oversight of programmatic and financial management and reporting. S/he will oversee the implementation of all programs/ projects, develop future programs and foster integration and synergy among the various programs. S/he will support the Country Manager in representing Pact's work with the donor community and other stakeholders in the region. S/he directly supervises all Project Managers (2-4). As the Project Manager (PM) for the US Department of State, INL-funded Access to Justice Program, the successful candidate will be responsible for overall program oversight and meeting the project's objectives, interfacing directly with the donor and managing staff. The PM will be responsible for developing and maintaining good working relationships with host government officials, local and international partners, local community groups, and other stakeholders. The PM bears ultimate responsibility for ensuring that direct project activities and the sub-grantees meet USG and program requirements. S/he will supervise the Deputy Project Manager. Key Responsibilities: A2J Program Leadership and Management - 65%: Line-manage and provide mentoring and coaching for the Deputy Project Manager and provide leadership for all staff involved in the development and implementation of projects and programs. Ensure proper implementation of Pact's performance management systems for direct reports. This can include: proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback, and coaching and identifying necessary staff development needs for direct reports; Ensure supervision of field office activities. This includes support and oversight for hiring and management of field staff, subcontractors and consultants, detailed workplan development, technical training and mentoring of staff as required, and other standard implementation activities; Provide oversight on financial management and procurement; Facilitate planning, quality assurance and supervision of program monitoring, evaluating, and reporting; Ensure oversight of delivery, management, and monitoring of sub-grants; As applicable, make periodic visits to field sites, to monitor the status of project activities. Develop donor reports, communications materials and project evaluations in collaboration with the MERL department. Technical and Management oversight of NCSO and other projects-30%: Provide technical and management support to the NCSO project, through direct supervision of the Project Manager; Coordinate the timely deployment of financial and human resources across all support departments for program success and attainment of desired results/ indicators. Oversee the overall program management cycle (planning to evaluation), ensuring that projects and programs are delivered to the highest quality and meet Pact and Donor standards and requirements. Ensure that proper program monitoring and evaluation systems are in place. Ensure that all project deliverables are met in a high quality, cost effective and timely fashion. Provide oversight with the design and implementation of activities with partners, beneficiary groups and other stakeholders; Regularly report on project status to the Country Manager and Pact DC portfolio team; Develop synergies among all Pact programs, and ensure linkages between the Programs, MERL, Grants, Operations, and Finance teams. Networking, Coordination and New Business Development - 5%: Ensure strong cooperation and collaboration with partners, donors, government, and other key stakeholders as a base for building/ maintaining/ expanding a sustainable country program. Coordination with appropriate external stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, and implementation; Contribute to proposal development efforts in cooperation with the Country Manager and Opportunity Development. Other: Perform other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in international development, law or related field required; Minimum of five (5) years of project management experience. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in international development, law or related field. Experience managing large scale USG funded project(s); demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with USG policies, rules, regulations, and procedures; Experience managing complex, multi-partner programs, especially in conflict and post- conflict environments; Experience in access to justice, rule of law and/or justice sector interventions in transitional societies; Demonstrated skills in strategic and program planning; Demonstrated skills in negotiating with partners at a strategic and contractual level and proven skills in diplomacy; experience building capacity of local NGOs; Fluent English language skills, both written and spoken; Experience working in a developing country; experience in Sudan/ South Sudan is a plus. Willingness to travel to very remote parts of South Sudan. Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Consistently works within internal process and procedures and ensures others do the same. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Ability to focus and achieve results. Project Management: Excellent planning and resource management skills; Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences; Ability to problem-solve complex issues; Ability to multitask with ease and grace, balancing and adapting to frequently changing priorities; Advanced negotiating and conflict resolution skills; High proficiency in managing budgets. Technical Skills: Knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations; High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems; General understanding of development challenges and operating environments. People Management: Experience in supervising staff, including effective delegation and/or task/ role assignment and providing honest feedback and accountability for performance. Ability to mentor others and model successful management techniques and approaches. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0057. 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.
****************************** *CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR MBABANE
Pact is seeking a Capacity Development Advisor who develops and implements capacity development strategy for the Pact Swaziland office and funded projects. The Capacity Development Advisor coordinates the implementation of capacity support to all Pact partners, including designing or adapting capacity development tools, systems, assessment methodologies, and providing direct support to partners in the areas of governance, leadership, human resources, policy development, Board development, communications, and sustainability planning. The Capacity Development Advisor leads advocacy and networking related components for Pact Swaziland and among partners. Core Values: Pact employees embrace the following core values as representatives of the institution: all people have a right to participate in decisions affecting their lives; gender equity is mandatory for social transformation; resources are allocated in a transparent manner, guided by accountability to our clients and Pact's role as steward of resources intended for the poor; diversity in background, gender and age strengthen our capacity to be wise managers of public and private funds; teamwork and collaboration shape our day-to-day working relationships; innovation and risk taking to achieve impact and broad scalable results drive strategic priorities; gathering and sharing information are primary roles for all employees; staff growth and advancement are a priority, including training and professional skills development to increase knowledge and competence and to stay abreast of new developments, especially in technology; a healthy balance between work and life outside of work must be maintained for work satisfaction and fulfillment. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Programming: Develop and implement a capacity development strategy for the Pact Swaziland office and funded projects. Coordinate the implementation of capacity support to all Pact partners. Design or adapt capacity development tools, systems, and assessment methodologies for implementation in Swaziland that are cost effective and efficient. Provide direct support to partners in the areas of governance, leadership, Board development, human resources, policy development, communications, external relationships, resource mobilization, and sustainability planning. Provide comprehensive, customized, and documented mentoring and technical assistance to partners. Manage the capacity development components of the Umbrella Grants Management project, including coordination and support of civil society Global Fund activities. Lead advocacy programmatic components for Pact Swaziland, including supporting partners to strengthen advocacy capacity and implement effective advocacy programming. Lead organizational development assessments and guide partners in the development of prioritized institutional strengthening plans. Consolidate assessment results across the cohort of partners to identify and analyze organizational capacity patterns and identify new strategic directions for capacity development support. Update Partner implementation plans to ensure that all capacity development priorities are documented and progress tracked over time. Regularly share capacity development information, articles, tools, and resources with partners. Develop training materials and conduct dynamic organizational development trainings customized to the individual needs of partners. Monitor, evaluate, and report on the impact of capacity development interventions, exploring ways to deepen understanding of the degree to which interventions lead to enhanced HIV service delivery. Lead implementation of innovative capacity development interventions and reporting formats. Document effective capacity development approaches, methodologies and activities for sharing as best practices with the broader Pact world. Conduct periodic review/ mapping of the technical and organizational strengths/ assets that exist among the Partners so that best practices and expertise can be exchanged locally. Actively participate in regular Partner Update meetings with the Pact Swaziland Programs Team. Provide strategic inputs into the overall capacity development program component, recommending adaptations based on ongoing lessons learned. Through internal processes and use of consultants develop and field test new and improved technical methodologies, tools and other products and services. Regularly interface with Pact Swaziland Programs Teams to ensure smooth coordination of programmatic and technical assistance. Networking, Coordination, and Collaboration: Lead Pact Swaziland's coordination and networking support activities related to civil society coordination in Swaziland. Work closely with Pact Swaziland MER Advisor to develop processes for measuring the impact of Pact's interventions. Ensure Pact's activities are complementary to efforts of other donors and those of other regional NGOs and public sector regional organizations. Remain informed of new developments in capacity and organizational development through participation in forums with international and sister agencies. Maintain close communication with Pact Regional and global staff on capacity development innovations. Participate in capacity and organizational development related conferences and workshops as appropriate and network with OD specialists. Regularly document and disseminate best practices in organizational strengthening. Maintain the e-filing system of shared network drives, saving all relevant information to the designated location. Respond to information requests from partners in a timely manner. Participate in Pact's Capacity Development Community of Practice forum and contribute to documentation and development of new and existing capacity development and specifically OD methodologies within Pact. Program Design, Management, and Oversight: Assist with the development of annual work plans, performance monitoring plans (PMPs), and reports for submission to and approval by donors. Assist the Country Director in developing and supporting the implementation and monitoring of the Country Office Strategy and other organizational initiatives. As a member of Management, participate in strategic planning and monitoring efforts for the program. Provide supportive supervision to staff working on organizational development issues and/or as needed. Education and Experience REQUIREMENTS: Relevant Master's degree with practical experience in implementing capacity and organizational development programs. Minimum of 3 years of experience in successful organizational development capacity development of civil society organizations in Africa. Proven skills in development organizational capacity of partners in implementing HIV/AIDS programs. Previous experience working with USAID funded programs and knowledge of USAID regulations. Previous experience with and knowledge of Global Fund programming highly preferred. Experience developing and leading innovative capacity and organizational development technical trainings. Knowledge and Experience in conducting capacity development assessments. QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of community-based HIV/AIDS programming with a special focus on HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa including knowledge of some of the following: HIV prevention (SBCC, HTC), OVC impact mitigation, care, and/or treatment. Diplomacy and negotiation skills that demonstrate ability to collaborate and coordinate with a range of stakeholders and complex priorities. Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage a variety of activities concurrently. A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high profile, fast-paced environment. Ability to communicate technical issues effectively and persuasively. Fluency in English for day-to-day communications and excellent English writing and presentation skills. Knowledge of additional languages useful. Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through training and mentoring. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects effectively, think analytically and take initiative in solving problems. Demonstrated skills in working with multinational groups and fostering collaborative relationships across multiple organizations. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation systems. Ability to work under pressure and yet deliver effectively. This job description summarizes the responsibilities assigned to the position; however it does not contain an all-inclusive list of responsibilities. Periodically, employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0060. 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.
****************************** *FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR ATLANTA, GA
CARE is seeking a talented Finance Administrator who will encompass half of duties related to the Treasury Unit. In that regard, this position is responsible for processing all incoming mail to the treasury unit drop box for bank deposit. This includes donor and non-donor checks, cash and credit cards. This position will also route white mail received in Treasury and will serve as the cash management liaison for country offices check deposits. Additionally, the position will assist with management of Treasury- related documents including the scanning and uploading of bank statements and analysis statements, as well as filing and archiving of paper documents. Furthermore, the incumbent will provide back-up support to the International Treasury Specialist for cash management duties including the reviewing and processing of transfers in PeopleSoft Cash Management. The other 50% of this position encompasses Payroll- related responsibilities. This position will be responsible for filing local, state, and federal payroll tax returns. Responds to questions from regulatory agencies. This position is also responsible for monitoring and reviewing all compensation allowances administered by CARE's international country offices and recording the data in the HRIS system. This position will file payroll documents and assist in data entry. Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. Primary Responsibilities: Treasury Services; Sort, batch and code checks; Deposit checks, process credit cards; Support cash management responsibilities; Perform other duties as assigned, including filing and archiving documents; Payroll; Payroll tax; Other payroll duties. PRIMARY SKILLS: Associate's degree. 2-3 years working in a fast paced operational environment. Microsoft Office proficiency, strength in Excel, Word, and Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer service skills. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to successfully handle multiple priorities. Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines. Ability to work on teams. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2692. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *VICE PRESIDENT NEW YORK
Corkery Group Unlimited is seeking a Vice President in New York. Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. The Vice President (VP) serves as a senior professional leading the day-to-day planning and execution of high-impact health campaigns and communications strategies on behalf of our clients. The VP has a broad range of advocacy, communications and/or pharmaceutical industry experience, possesses extensive experience in strategic messaging and positioning, and has media/ stakeholder contacts in the health area. The VP also possesses superb diplomatic and client relations skills and has an energetic and flexible management style. The VP manages substantial portions of the firm's largest accounts or oversees smaller accounts with substantial autonomy, and provides guidance to other accounts as needed in the areas of infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, immunization, oncology, maternal and child health and water and sanitation. This is an ideal position for an intelligent, motivated and passionate senior communications professional who has a sophisticated understanding of health and media environments. The VP reports to a member of the senior management team (Senior VP or Executive VP). PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Account & General Management: Develops and manages projects related to every aspect of agency services, including strategies, implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing, timelines, material development and budgets. Holds responsibility for overall account relationships - serves as day-to-day contact. Provides strategic counsel to clients with minimal oversight and guidance from the senior management team. Creates and tracks project work plans and budgets to ensure timely completion and quality of client deliverables. Spends significant time drafting and editing client deliverables. Organizes and attends client meetings and leads on developing and delivering client presentations. Leads on top-tier reporter and media relationships and outreach. Leads project teams and ensures the agency's full resources are maximized. People Management: Manages and mentors the team's Senior Associates and junior staff. Participates in hiring, assessment and career development opportunities. Identifies professional development opportunities for team members and conducts staff reviews for direct reports. Financial & Administrative: Manages budget development and monitoring of financial performance. Responsible for overall workflow for projects, client deliverables and follow-up. Invoices clients in a timely manner. Contributes to the development of company revenue projections and shares responsibility for building and managing accounts for growth. Assists in preparing regular account check-ins with clients and presents accomplishments and plans for the next period. Responsible for business development with existing clients and supports new business efforts including presentations and lead identification. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: 7-10 years of experience in a PR, global health advocacy or communications setting with deep experience in healthcare, global health and/or pharmaceutical communications. Excellent writing and editing skills. Intelligent, strategic and creative thinker. Superb management skills - balancing discipline with flexibility. Capacity to motivate and inspire staff and colleagues. Political savvy and a strong sense of professional and personal ethics. Experience managing budgets. Entrepreneurial skill and ability to grow existing accounts and develop new ones. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints. Positive, energetic attitude; enthusiasm and dedication to exceptional work products; sense of humor. Experience developing digital and social media strategies essential. HOW TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to careers@corkeryunlimited.com. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. Please include "Vice President" in the subject line. Corkery Group Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. ABOUT US: Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. As part of the Creston Unlimited family of strategic communications companies, we draw on resources and expertise across the healthcare spectrum, including market research, digital and search, medical education and professional advertising services. We've created an environment where our people and agencies easily work and create together around the world, extending our reach across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. http://www.corkeryunlimited.com/
****************************** *EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT NEW YORK
Corkery Group Unlimited is seeking an Executive Vice President in New York. Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. The Executive Vice President (EVP) serves as the most senior counsellor driving the vision and direction of the Agency and leading a diverse client portfolio working with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. The EVP mentors and leads an agency team, developing business, staff and delivering on the company's financial targets. This is an ideal position for an intelligent, motivated and passionate senior communications professional who has a sophisticated understanding of global health, digital and media environments. We are seeking an EVP to spearhead and drive strategic communications, media relations and issue advocacy on behalf of our clients especially focused in ensuring some of the most urgent health and development issues receive global attention in the areas of infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, immunization, oncology, maternal and child health and water and sanitation. The EVP reports to the President of Corkery Group Unlimited and is a member of the Executive Management Team. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Agency Leadership: Shares overall leadership responsibility as part of the Executive Team setting the vision, strategic direction and solution creation for the Agency. Drives the development of Agency capabilities and practice areas including representing the Agency at external events (domestic & international). Identifies trends and issues that will affect our industry and our business. Develops networks and resources for the Agency to ensure new business development opportunities and continued access to key industry leaders. Collaborates with agency senior leadership to initiate and lead strategies that result in meeting Agency annual financial targets and key performance indicators (KPIs) established in the annual business plan. Leads development of half year and annual business planning. Collaborates with Creston Unlimited partner agencies, identifying opportunities for shared business and drawing on available expertise across disciplines and geography. Client Leadership: Leads, retains and grows high-profile health accounts and achieves business goals. Establishes strategic direction and vision; meets and exceeds client goals and expectations. Maintains Agency senior presence and contribution with clients. Negotiates sensitive issues with clients. Extends client development beyond initial assignments. Regularly reports to Agency leadership on client health and issues; defines and implements solutions. Staff Development: Manages and mentors account staff. Reinforces and expands account staff skills, setting standards for quality of work; oversees quality control. Oversees individual staff development - including identification of growth potential, growth path, and compensation. Contributes to the development of staff training programs. Collaborates with SVPs in trouble shooting challenging or new situations/ opportunities. Documents and understands employee satisfaction; responds to feedback. Increases pool of qualified candidates - including new hires, consultants, specialists. Business Development: Builds and maintains high- level contacts with current and prospective clients and other business and project partners to drive active new business pipeline. Identifies and pursues new business leads; manages new business plan development process; pitches, proposals, presentations. Actively participates in long-term planning of Agency and its partner agencies within the Creston Unlimited network. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: 15+ years of leadership experience in a PR, global health advocacy or nonprofit communications with deep experience in healthcare, global health and/or pharmaceutical communications. Diversity of communications strategy expertise including crisis communications and all aspects of digital/ social communications. Proven ability to drive organizational growth, drive profitability; track record of developing new client relationships and business opportunities. Strong account management skills and balance discipline with flexibility. Excellent leadership and talent skills, including the ability to recruit, retain, manage, coach, motivate and inspire colleagues, staff and effectively lead a team. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints. Positive, energetic attitude; enthusiasm, dedication to exceptional work product and strategic thinking and a sense of humor. HOW TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to careers@corkeryunlimited.com. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. Please include "Executive Vice President" in the subject line. Corkery Group Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. ABOUT US: Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. As part of the Creston Unlimited family of strategic communications companies, we draw on resources and expertise across the healthcare spectrum, including market research, digital and search, medical education and professional advertising services. We've created an environment where our people and agencies easily work and create together around the world, extending our reach across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. http://www.corkeryunlimited.com/
****************************** *ASSOCIATE NEW YORK
Corkery Group Unlimited is seeking an Associate in New York. Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. The Associate plays an independent implementation role in client work and is responsible for the production of communications strategies, drafting communication documents and overseeing media monitoring. The Associate researches global health issues, manages event logistics and is responsible for drafting research, reports and presentations. The Associate strives to develop expertise in health and medical issues and communication strategies to serve our clients. The Associate reports to a Senior Associate and assists in the professional development of Junior Associates. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Account & General Support: Performs day-to-day account work which may include: drafting written materials, coordinating events, maintaining client and media contacts, managing projects performed with and by others and supervising junior associates. Liaisons with outside vendors (graphic designers, photographers, web developers) to develop client materials. Drafts documents such as client memos, backgrounders, summaries and collateral materials. Oversees media monitoring activities of junior staff and drafts and edits media summaries and analyses. Understands social media strategies and proposes effective tactics. Has working knowledge of graphics, printing, video and digital media. Implements or manages implementation of events, media briefings and media tours. People Development & Initiative: Works effectively in a team while building supervisory skills, including overseeing the day-to-day project work of Junior Associates. Demonstrates initiative in defining and proposing ways to advance the team, agency and/or client interests. Takes initiative in building professional skills and knowledge and works with manager to identify and address training and education needs. Participates actively in team and staff meetings and recommends solutions. Builds expertise in particular health and/or communication functional areas. Financial & Administrative: Understands and manages billing and activity reporting processes. Prepares activity reports. Completes timesheets daily and other administrative reports in a timely manner. Supports management of account budgets, accounting for the team's monthly activities, tracking deliverables, managing team calendars, schedules and other administrative duties as needed. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: 2-4 years of experience in a PR, global health advocacy or communications setting. Excellent research and writing skills. Intelligent, strategic and creative thinker. Passion for understanding and demonstrated interested in public health issues and trends. Well organized and detail oriented, capable of producing accurate documents quickly and comfortable doing so in a fast-paced environments. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Positive, energetic attitude; enthusiasm and dedication to exceptional work product; sense of humor. Experience with digital and social media strategy preferred. B.A. degree required. HOW TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to careers@corkeryunlimited.com. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. Please include "Associate" in the subject line. Corkery Group Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. ABOUT US: Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. As part of the Creston Unlimited family of strategic communications companies, we draw on resources and expertise across the healthcare spectrum, including market research, digital and search, medical education and professional advertising services. We've created an environment where our people and agencies easily work and create together around the world, extending our reach across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. http://www.corkeryunlimited.com/
****************************** *SENIOR ASSOCIATE NEW YORK
Corkery Group Unlimited is seeking a Senior Associate in New York. Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. The Senior Associate (SA) is an intelligent, passionate and experienced communications and advocacy professional with expertise in public health or medical issues and a sophisticated understanding of communications and public affairs. The SA is a capable project manager who handles a wide range of assignments, projects and client matters with a high degree of independence. The SA is expected to have a keen understanding of the health and medical landscape and experience working on relevant client issues such as infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, immunization, oncology, maternal and child health and water and sanitation. The SA is responsible for managing components of a large account or managing smaller accounts with guidance from senior staff. As an emerging leader, the SA will be responsible for behind-the-scenes account management and for the production and presentation of a range of communication materials including press releases, talking points, key message documents, strategy memos and presentations. The SA reports to a Vice President and assists senior staff in the management and development of junior staff. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Account & General Support: Develops and manages projects including strategies, implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing patterns, budgets and timelines. Independently manages major projects and/or smaller accounts, providing much of the day-to-day account support with assistance from junior staff. Drives development of creative concepts and leads teams in strategic programming. Generates a range of client materials, including memos, press releases, talking points, and backgrounders that require minimal edits; writes, edits and directs the production of brochures, presentations, reports and collateral materials. Develops effective digital and social media strategies for clients. Oversees media monitoring strategies and analysis of coverage for patterns and trends. Anticipates and provides valued input and assistance in developing solutions to client needs and problems. People Development & Initiative: Manages and mentors the team's Associates and Junior Associates. Participates in hiring, assessment and career development opportunities. Identifies professional development opportunities for team members and conducts staff reviews for direct reports. Delegates effectively and routinely seeks and shares information with colleagues. Uses talents of colleagues in problem solving and assists peers whenever possible. Continually seeks new ways to learn and improve and routinely contributes in team, staff and client meetings. Proactively works with managers to identify and address training, leadership and personal career development needs. Financial & Administrative: Develops accurate project budgets and monitors effectively. Oversees the development and distribution of invoices and activity reports. Follows up with clients on financial and other administrative issues. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: 4-7 years of experience in a PR, global health advocacy or communications setting with experience in healthcare, global health and/or pharmaceutical communications. Excellent research, writing and editing skills. Intelligent, strategic and creative thinker. Strong attention to detail. Initiative and ability to proactively manage projects with minimal supervision. Understanding of the health and medical landscape and communications practices. Project and budget management experience. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints. Positive, energetic attitude; enthusiasm and dedication to exceptional work products; sense of humor. Experience with digital and social media strategy. HOW TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to careers@corkeryunlimited.com. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. Please include "Senior Associate" in the subject line. Corkery Group Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. ABOUT US: Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world's most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public.
****************************** *TECHNICAL ADVISOR, ICTFORAG WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Advisor. Are you ready to build a world-class, technology-infused agriculture practice at a global international development organization? FHI 360's TechLab is seeking a leader in agriculture who is excited about the opportunity to infuse appropriate technology into the farming and business practices of smallholder farmers, increasing their ability to adapt to the impacts of climate change, increase food security for vulnerable populations, and improve livelihoods. You will be responsible for building FHI 360's expertise and visibility in the ICTforAg sector, and will have the freedom to develop the sector strategy, focusing on three core areas: new business development, technical assistance, and thought leadership. You will bring a strong understanding of agricultural market actors, value chains, and systems thinking. In this effort, you will be supported by the scale and reach of FHI 360's global staff of practitioners, as well as the TechLab team, FHI 360's development technology unit. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or its International Equivalent in a related field. 5+ years of relevant experience in management of large projects and/or programs. 10 years of experience supporting agricultural practitioners through the deployment of technology is preferred, but experience primarily in ICTs or agriculture will be considered. Experience in Sub- Saharan Africa and Asia a major plus. Business development experience with USAID and other international donors required. Demonstrated understanding of facilitation and market systems thinking. Demonstrated ability to work with and coordinate multi- sectorial teams with diverse skills, perspectives, and geographic emphasis. Strong presentation skills. Ability to travel internationally (up to 30%). Ability to work in high pressure situations with hard deadlines. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Has ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities. Proficient writing and verbal communication skills. Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office). Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English (with additional language fluency preferred). We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15276/technical-advisor%2c-ictforag/job.
****************************** *MANAGER - CORPORATE SERVICES MYANMAR
The International Rice Research Institute has posted an opening for a Manager, Corporate Services in Myanmar. Roles and Responsibilities: 1. Responsible for all Regional Office related financial planning, controls and reporting; 2. Risk Management; 3. Governance and Administration Management; 4. Human Resource (HR); 5. Information Technology. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. A college/ university level degree in Business Management or equivalent experience. 2. At least 5 years of management or administrative experience in a managerial capacity. 3. Strong background in accounting, finance, and budgets with human resources preferred. 4. Exposure to international organization/ enterprise. TO APPLY: Check full jobs and apply at : http://jobs.irri.org or copy and paste this link to your browser : https://goo.gl/eKXVny.
****************************** *PROGRAM OFFICER II WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Program Officer II to provide technical assistance and support to assigned programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. Job Summary: Provides technical assistance and support to program(s), including contributing to, writing and reviewing work plans for assigned portfolio of programs; collect, compile, and analyze information relevant to programs. Provides administrative and project backstopping support, including: support communication efforts related to program management and implementation; troubleshooting, coordinating travel arrangements; monitoring program activities; and helping write, review, and translate reports on a quarterly basis as needed. Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Work with project manager to develop/ review work plans, prepare presentations, and support other program-related tasks and deliverables. Tracks performance against budget and project pipelines, project timelines, objectives, and deliverables. Facilitates communication by answering partner inquires and monitoring project websites. Designs, implements, and coordinates specific program activities and may conduct research to achieve program goals. Works with Project Manager and assists with developing budgets, proposals, managing grants, project materials, and information. Documents and shares project accomplishments, challenges, and lessons learned among internal and external partners. Serves as the liaison for internal units, such as finance, contracts, centers, etc. Supports program/ project teams administratively and technically to provide high quality deliverables to clients. Develops reports, briefing papers, press releases, and presentations as necessary for one or multiple projects/ programs. Ensures timely implementation, and monitors project activities against work plans. Identifies resource development opportunities and supports development of proposals; assists with budgeting and writing proposals. Provides technical input to projects, including monitoring and evaluation. Supervises and mentors staff and provides training on systems, policies, and regulations. International or Domestic (US) Program Development or Program management preferred. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in a related field. Typically requires a minimum of 5-8 years' experience with program management, US Government rules and regulations. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English and Spanish. Prior team lead experience preferred. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15519/program-officer-ii/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY PAKISTAN
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Financial Market Development project located in Pakistan. The COP is responsible for the implementation, programmatic direction and leadership of a highly complex and strategic project to successful outcome of all project deliverables. The COP will ensure responsiveness to the client and other stakeholders, be engaged in work planning, monitoring and evaluation, budgeting, performance management, strategic communication, and new business opportunity activities. This position reports to Senior Programs Manager, EGAT and will be based in Pakistan. QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible, related experience required. Master's Degree in finance, economics or business. Substantial experience in advocacy for reform with government officials and a track record of successful negotiations with state agencies, often with dissenting opinions, leading to consensus. Experience working in and knowledge of the socio-economic and political climate as well as the cultural and historical context within the region, specifically Pakistan, is preferred. Experience overseeing activities involving financial market development specifically in relation to debt markets, regulatory and policy reform and capacity building. Fluency in English is required; multilingual ability is preferred. Previous experience as a proactive manager with a strong reputation for delivering measurable results and developing good collaborative working relationships with counterparts, other implementing partners and international organizations or donors. TO APPLY: to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. Include your name, along with "COP - Pakistan", in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.
****************************** CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
Church World Service has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply please go to www.churchworldservice.org
*CUBAN / HAITIAN PROGRAM CASEWORKER MIAMI, FL
The Program Caseworker will perform initial reception, processing and resettlement of entrants upon their release to Church World Service. REQUIRES: College degree or 3 years of relative work experience. Minimum of one year's previous work experience in refugee or immigrant-related services, providing familiarity with US refugee and/or immigration issues and terminology. Experience working with church-based organizations or other direct social service providers preferred.
*EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST PART TIME - SPANISH LANCASTER, PA
The Employment Specialist is responsible for providing employment assessment, job counseling, job placement, employment-related translation and interpretation services, and case management to eligible clients in the Employment Program of CWS/Lancaster. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or 2 years' experience in refugee resettlement. Previous work experience and interest in refugee resettlement or other direct social services. Ability to provide culturally sensitive counseling and case management is required.
****************************** DAI
DAI has posted an opening for the following positions. For more information and to apply please visit www.dai.com/washington/careers.php
*ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR / DIRECTOR, PROJECT DELIVERY TEAM, GLOBAL BETHESDA, MD
This position has full technical, financial, and compliance responsibility for a portfolio of projects addressing economic growth in Global. S/he ensures quality programming and achievement of development outcomes and is accountable for profit and loss performance of projects. REQUIRES: Knowledge of USAID Programs and Regulations. Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in client management. Business Development experience (prior experience with Proposal management, Championing or Writing USAID proposals). Vacancy no: 2031
*ASSOCIATE I/II, MENA / AFGHANISTAN BETHESDA, MD
This position in the Project Delivery Team works with a field team to provide operational support for a project in MENA/Afghanistan region, contributes to new business efforts, and work with other projects regionally if needed. REQUIRES: Minimum of 2 years of relevant administrative or technical professional experience and a bachelor's degree or a master's degree. Strong administrative skills and attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to travel to the Middle East and possibly other regional travel, including Iraq or Afghanistan, on short- term assignments for DAI projects. Vacancy no: 2028
****************************** *RESEARCH FELLOW(S) MANILA
The Asian Development Bank is seeking Research Fellow/ Fellows to lead in the conduct of economic research and contribute substantially to the production and dissemination of research outputs and publications. The position(s) will provide policy advice to middle to top level policymakers and government officials in the Asia-Pacific region. The specializations required are macroeconomics and financial sector regulation and development, including focus on SME finance and infrastructure financing; or microeconomics, including urbanization. Familiarity with advanced econometrics and macroeconomic modelling would be an advantage. To apply please visit our website at http://www.adb.org/Employment/Professional/default.asp. Closing date: 6/12/15.
****************************** *RESEARCH ECONOMIST GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Trade Organization seeks a Research Economist (Grade 6) in Geneva. Duties: Preparing economic and trade policy analysis, including contributions to the World Trade Report, specific research projects and other divisional activities. Providing technical information, upon request, to other parts of the Secretariat, including policy briefings, dispute settlement support and committee-related work. REQUIRES: A PhD or advanced degree in economics or related subjects is required. Minimum 2 years' relevant experience, which may include experience gained in an academic institution. Excellent knowledge of international trade economics as well as a familiarity with the WTO system and its agreements. Proven policy-oriented research and analytical skills. TO APPLY: Please visit our website at http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/vacan_e.htm. Closing date: 6/16/15. Vacancy no: EXT/F/15-23
****************************** *SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The International Trade Center is seeking a Senior Business Development Officer (P-4) in Geneva. Duties: Provide support to EC with its business development and resource mobilization efforts, including keeping abreast of major donor's initiatives and advise the Enterprise Competitiveness (EC) section on possible contribution and potential programmes to be developed, while providing technical inputs to ensure alignment of new initiatives with ITC's corporate strategy and programmatic approach. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree in business administration, management, economics or a related field. A minimum of seven years professional experience in project or programme management, administration or related areas. Experience in the development, monitoring and implementation of cross-functional projects and programmes with excellent programme management skills, preferably in the context of private sector development. Experience in preparing budgets and financial reports. Specific experience in a business development role in international organizations is highly desired. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.intracen.org/menus/itc.htm. Closing date: 6/18/15. Vacancy no: ITC/VN/09/2015
****************************** *IICA REPRESENTATIVE MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture has posted openings for IICA Representatives. The Institute's Representatives provide leadership in agricultural technical cooperation and policy activities through the four instruments of action and in coordination with national, provincial and municipal authorities, and with public, private, academic, educational and non-governmental organizations in each of our 35 member countries. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or preferably Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences, natural resources, economics or agricultural economics, business or public administration. At least 7 years professional experience at the senior or middle level in the management and administration of technical activities in the fields of agricultural or rural development. For more information and to apply visit http://www.iica.int/Eng/infoinstitucional/Pages/empleo.aspx. Closing date: 6/20/15. Vacancy no: 03/2015
****************************** *PROGRAMME MANAGER COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
The International Organization for Migration has posted an opening for a Programme Manager (P-3) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Duties: Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the administrative and operational activities of the programme in close coordination with the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and participating missions. Lead in mobilizing co-funding for the programme under the guidance of RO Bangkok and Resource Management Officers (RMO) from participating missions. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Economics, Law, Political or Social Sciences, Management or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience. International experience in managing, developing and implementing programmes related to labour migration, employment, social development or related fields. Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities, as well as with international institutions. Previous experience of working in Asia, specifically the Colombo Process countries. Familiarity with SDC donor procedures a definite advantage. TO APPLY: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, referring to this advertisement. For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/pid/165. In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly filled in and submitted with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for applications. Closing date 6/11/15. Vacancy no: SVN2015/64(P)-INT
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. 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 the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER SANTIAGO
An Economic Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in Santiago. Duties: Develops socio-economic databases and qualitative information necessary for studies and analysis of fiscal data in particular. Interprets, applies and, as necessary, adapts econometric models to determine trends, patterns and relationships and to analyze the effects of fiscal policies and assumptions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics or related field is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area is required. A minimum of two years of experience in writing reports in economic issues related to fiscal policy and investment is desirable. Closing date: 7/20/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-ECLAC-43298-R- SANTIAGO(G)
*HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER GENEVA AND MANAMA
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer (2 posts), (P-3) is sought in Geneva and Manama. Duties: Serves as a policy officer, advising UNEP, and particularly the UNEP Coordinator for the Disasters and Conflicts Sub-programme, on overall policy direction in the region on specific issues; and, more generally, reviewing and providing advice on a diverse range of policy issues in the region related to humanitarian affairs as they relate to the environment. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in environment or development related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Closing date: 7/20/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA- UNEP-43362-R-MULTIPLE D/S (R)
*ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, GREEN ECONOMY ADDIS ABABA
An Economic Affairs Officer, Green Economy (P-4) is sought in Addis Ababa. Duties: Monitors economic developments relevant for inclusive green economy/ growth in Africa, and identify recurrent and emerging issues of concern to the United Nations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area. Experience in policy-oriented research, including research/ analytical work in green economy or green growth related areas in the context of Africa is highly desirable. Closing date: 7/19/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-ECA-42951-R-ADDIS ABABA(G)
*ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER BRASILIA
An Economic Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in Brasilia. Duties: Monitors economic developments in a defined area and identifies recurrent and emerging issues of concern to the United Nations. Designs and conducts studies of selected issues in economic development and draft resulting reports. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics or related field is required. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area is required. Experience in International Trade, Economic Development, Macroeconomics, Industrial and Technological Policies or Sustainable Development is highly desirable. Experience in working with Brazil and its economy would be an asset. Closing date: 7/19/15. Vacancy no: 15- ECO-ECLAC-43330-R-BRASILIA(G)
****************************** INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
The International Fund for Agricultural Development seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Applicants should send an IFAD personal history form to vacancy@ifad.org.
*JUNIOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICER, OFFICE OF PARTNERSHIP AND RESOURCE MOBILIZATION ROME
A Junior Professional Officer, Office of Partnership and Resource Mobilization (P-2) is sought in Rome. The objective of the position is to support the overall goal of the Partnership and Resource Mobilization Office to strengthen IFAD's outreach and partnership performance and to ensure innovative, efficient, and effective resource mobilization and supplementary and trust fund management. The selected candidate will play a key role in brokering and supporting private sector partnerships, in line with IFAD's private sector engagement and partnership strategies. REQUIRES: Minimum Master's Degree in subject related to international relations, development policy, economics, business law, and/or advanced professional qualification in partnership development/ resource mobilization related- discipline. Minimum of 2 to maximal 4 years in a relevant field. Some working experience on rural development issues in IFAD borrower countries will be an advantage. Experience in data-base administration and capacity to organize records and data into meaningful profiles for effective reporting. Closing date: 6/14/15. Vacancy no: 1367
*JUNIOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICER, POLICY AND TECHNICAL ADVISORY DIVISION ROME
A Junior Professional Officer, Policy and Technical Advisory Division (P-2) is sought in Rome. The JPO will assist in supporting the implementation of the gender policy, with specific attention to strengthening aspects of targeting and gender mainstreaming in IFAD-supported operations, developing knowledge management products, capacity building, policy dialogue and developing partnerships. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in subjects related to Rural Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, International Development Studies, Gender Studies preferred. Two to up to 4 years practical experience in fields related to the job description. Some working experience on pro-poor and gender equality issues in developing countries would be an asset. Closing date: 6/14/15. Vacancy no: 1368
****************************** *ENERGY ANALYSTS, ENERGY TECHNOLOGY POLICY - FOSSIL FUELS PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development is currently recruiting one or more energy supply technology analysts to assist with its energy technology policy modelling and quantitative analysis activities. We are seeking to recruit an Energy Analyst for fossil energy technology, with the possibility of additional positions in the areas of power generation and electricity systems to be filled in the near future. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in a relevant discipline such as economics, engineering, physical sciences or a related area. Three to seven years' experience of work in quantitative analysis of issues related with energy supply and use and/or technologies for energy supply, transformation and end-use of fuels, including development and use of quantitative models. Experience analysing national and international policy issues relating to energy and energy supply technologies and, especially, of the impact of technology developments on energy supply availability, costs and environmental impacts. Experience and knowledge of the upstream oil and gas markets and/or of the use of fossil fuels in industry would be an advantage. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 6/14/15. Job Number: 09920.
****************************** *DIRECTOR, GLOBAL HEALTH VIENNA, VIRGINIA
International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over eighty-five countries and has implemented over one hundred and fifty projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including education, health, economic growth, democracy & governance, and agriculture. IBTCI has a major focus in conflict/ post-conflict and transitional settings. Quality and integrity form the foundation of our values. IBTCI is seeking an experienced and motivated Director, Research and Evaluation to support its growing global health portfolio. This position will be based primarily in our Vienna, VA Headquarters with some time in its downtown Washington, DC satellite office. U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency required. RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will work within IBTCI's Global Health Practice Area in a dynamic environment. As an integral member of this small business, the Director will have opportunities to hone in on a range of technical, managerial, and business development skills and to demonstrate leadership and innovation. Following are his/her responsibilities: Technical: Design (or provide technical assistance in the design of) program evaluations; research methodologies; instruments and tools; and performance monitoring systems for health projects. Lead and support the review of technical deliverable's for global health research and evaluations. Conduct health project evaluations, assessments, or policy studies in the field. Conduct data analysis of impact evaluation results. Provide research and evaluation capacity building services. Prepare and present technical papers at conferences, meetings, and workshops. Prepare manuscripts for publication. Business Development: Implement new business development opportunities for the global health practice. Lead or serve as a team member in proposal preparation activities. Prepare technical sections of proposals. Represent IBTCI in business development with partners or clients. Assist program staff with consultant recruitment for proposals and technical assistance activities. Management: Strategic oversight for contract implementation including oversight of logistical and operational aspects of contracts. Quality control for contracts and work products submitted by consultants. Budget management and oversight for contracts. Facilitate development of consultant and sub-contractor scopes of work for contracts and purchase order agreements. Manage relationships with U.S. and internationally-based consultants and sub-contractors. Provide management backstopping for consultant teams in the field. Managing Global Health Practice resources in project implementation. Represent IBTCI in project implementation meetings with partners or clients. Serve as primary US-based point-of-contact for clients, as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, International Affairs, Public Policy; Public Administration, Business Administration and/or Statistics/ Social Research; doctoral degree desired but not required. Minimum of 10 years' experience in providing global health technical assistance of foreign assistance or donor projects. Seven to 10 years of experience in providing technical assistance in the evaluation of foreign assistance programs. Demonstrated experience in quantitative and qualitative study design including large- scale surveys, and analytical techniques for development programs is essential. Expertise in designing and conducting impact evaluations, performance evaluations and operations research and training on such. Demonstrated experience in quantitative analyses using SPSS, STATA and/or other analytical software packages including qualitative analytical software packages such as Atlas.ti or NVivo. Demonstrated experience in global health with in-depth knowledge of at least one of the following programmatic areas: HIV/AIDS, maternal, neonatal, and child health, reproductive health and family planning, nutrition, malaria or other infectious diseases, non- communicable diseases, and/or health systems strengthening. Experience working on USAID-funded projects and USAID Evaluation Policy. Field experience leading the research and evaluation of global health programs. Experience in financial and contract management desired. Strong oral and written communication skills required. Ability to effectively work in teams and embrace participatory approaches. Capacity to work in a fast-paced work environment on multiple tasks. Takes pride in the quality and integrity of his/her work. Demonstrable results oriented, flexible and problem solving skills. Fluency in written and spoken English required; fluency in a second language desired, especially French, but not required. TO APPLY: Please submit all application materials (CV, cover letter, references, and an original writing sample) at https://ibtci.devhire.devex.com/. Any questions please contact yinanli [AT] ibtci [dot] com. No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination of race, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We are an E-verify employer.
****************************** *EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT 1 ARLINGTON, VA
Winrock International is seeking an Executive Assistant I in Arlington, VA. Reports to: Vice President, External Affairs; Unit: External Affairs (Communications and Business Development). The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Vice-President, External Affairs (VPXA). This includes coordinating closely with External Affairs team members, other units and field offices as well as external stakeholders. Additionally, the role will lead and develop special projects that strengthen Winrock's brand with key stakeholders and promote a culture of impact, engagement and trust. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Administrative: Provide administrative support for the Office of the Vice-President, External Affairs. Develop and manage the schedule of the VPXA, coordinating with the schedules of Executive and Senior Management. Ensure VPXA is prepared and present at scheduled meetings by: coordinating with appropriate staff to ensure that VPXA has all relevant meeting materials; attending meetings for the VPXA and ensuring that there are clear agendas and action items. Arrange all travel-related logistics; including obtaining visas, airline tickets, and hotel reservations. Manage workflow for the VPXA ensuring timely responses to requests, meeting deadlines, and follow up on status of outstanding actions. Develop and manage internal communications protocols within the External Affairs Group. Conduct research, prepare reports, and develop confidential materials as requested. Maintain and manage filing systems; answer routine correspondence and telephone inquiries. Perform other duties as assigned. Special Projects: Develop and disseminate stories of global impact through social media, video, images and corporate websites. Work with cross-functional teams to strengthen global internal communications and a culture of trust, including supporting company-wide meetings and presentations. Initiate new projects that will strengthen Winrock's digital presence and overall brand experience in order to attract and diversify talent, funders and key stakeholders. Support, develop and lead new projects within External Affairs to help identify opportunities, strengthen key relationships and win new business. QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND: Education: Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, humanities, political science or business or equivalent experience. Skills/ Experience: One to three years administrative experience; strategic communications and/or journalism experience preferred; Microsoft Office and CRM proficiency is critical. Ability to work rapidly and accurately under pressure; must meet deadlines; excellent command of the English language; discretion in handling confidential information essential; ability and willingness to get the job done; team player. Considerable knowledge, capacity and passion for story-telling and brand building through social and new media channels. Ability to work independently, and to organize, coordinate and effectively process work assignments, while maintaining attention to detail. With minimal supervision, manage high volume work flow efficiently. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities. Ability to manage stressful and demanding workload. Ability to anticipate administrative support and stakeholder communications needs required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Impeccable organizational skills with high attention to detail. TO APPLY: Applicant should apply by using the following link: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1053122&B_ID=83&fid=1&Adid=&ssbgcolor=FFFFFF &SearchScreenID=1111&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2&InternalJobCode=106625+
****************************** *EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO VICE PRESIDENT ATLANTA, GA
CARE is seeking a talented Executive Assistant to Vice President, Fundraising and Marketing who is responsible for providing a wide range of administrative support. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The executive assistant handles communications within CARE and with numerous outside contacts and vendors including board members, donors and other important CARE stakeholders. Therefore, this position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to integrity and confidentiality. The Executive Assistant works independently providing administrative support on a daily basis to the Vice President and when prioritized provides support to the Fundraising & Marketing leadership team as well. This position operates in a fast paced, high stress, and dynamic environment. It maintains and enhances high levels of support in wake of increasing levels of complexity and growing scope of coverage and sophistication. This position also requires constant interaction with the office of the CEO, the executive management team, the executive assistants of the executive management team and the fundraising and marketing leadership team to resolve a variety of challenges in order to meet the growing and changing needs of the organization. Primary Responsibilities: Following- up and coordinating timely submission of reports, other documents, to include: Organizing all confidential documentation & personnel files for Director; Assisting in the preparation of the budget & monitoring & evaluating expenditures; Managing requests for office supplies, placing requisitions, maintenance agreements, vendor contracts, and ensuring proper coding of all pertinent paperwork; Preparing travel requests and arrangements; Preparing TERs for expenditure and petty cash reimbursement; Coordinating conferences and meetings and taking notes; Providing assistance with workshop logistics to include RSVP's, establishing conference facility staff, assisting with workshop mailings and tracking workshop related travel arrangements; Managing general administration and coordinating support for the department; Implementing efficient and effective office procedures and systems; Preparing agendas and conference materials; Organizing appointments, itineraries, conference calls and travel arrangements; Tracking vacation and sick leave and sending inter-departmental email when employees call in sick; Coordinating with Mailroom Staff on the stocking of supplies; Filing and compiling information; Research, faxing and copying; Sorting and distributing incoming and inter-departmental mail to the division. PRIMARY SKILLS: High school diploma or equivalent. 3-5 years executive administrative, office management for relevant experience. Strong time management, prioritization and planning skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; good document editor. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Excellent Relationship Builder. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2690. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *DIRECTOR - GOVERNMENT RELATIONS WASHINGTON, DC
CARE is seeking a talented Director of Government Relations (DGR) to lead CARE's efforts to influence US government policies and funding, overseeing a team responsible for delivering CARE's position on key priorities and positions to the US Congress and the Administration, and with peer organizations and coalitions in Washington. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: THIS POSITION IS PENDING DONOR APPROVAL. S/he serves on the Advocacy department's Senior Management Team (SMT) where s/he helps shape and manage the implementation of Policy Advocacy Unit's (PAU) strategic and annual operating plans. Primary Responsibilities: Staff management - supervises, leads, guides, mentors and supports the Government Relations (GR) team. Serves as a member of the Advocacy SMT and contribute to the overall achievement of the strategic goals of the unit. Directs the creation and implementation of advocacy strategies in support of the organization's policy agenda with Congress, the Administration and other key actors. Develops and manages the execution of an advocacy strategy for one of advocacy's priority areas of focus. Ensures the timely submittal of accurate lobbying reports as necessary. Leads efforts to develop strategic partnerships with like-minded organizations in order to help achieve CARE's advocacy agenda. Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Master's degree in International Relations, Public Policy or a related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience. 7-10 years government relations and/or congressional experience. 3-5 years international development and relief experience. 3- 5 years hands-on management and budgeting experience. Demonstrated skill in policy advocacy/ legislative work with Congress and Administration. Knowledge and solid understanding of international development and relief issues. Solid knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding international and foreign assistance policies and programs. Thorough understanding of legislative/ executive branch processes, including budget and appropriations. Advanced oral and written communication skills. Proven skill in management of staff and budgets. Leadership of cross-divisional teams. Planning, organizing and managing complex organization initiatives. Strong interpersonal skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2693. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *POLICY ADVISOR, CLIMATE CHANGE WASHINGTON, DC
Oxfam America has posted an opening for a Policy Advisor who will strengthen and enhance Oxfam America's advocacy and engagement on climate change mitigation focused on the food and beverage industry with the aim to reduce emissions from agriculture from deforestation and land use change, driven primarily by large-scale palm oil, soy, and sugarcane plantations, as well as emissions generated from inputs and production. REQUIRES: Master's degree in environmental studies, international studies, or a development-related discipline, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Background in development policy and agriculture policy is desired. Three to five years of related work experience. Experience and knowledge regarding climate change and agriculture, particularly in connection with development, gender, agriculture, and other related issues. For more information and to apply visit www.oxfamamerica.org/whoweare/jobs/available-positions.
****************************** *ATTORNEY GENERAL KOSRAE STATE, FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
Kosrae State Government is seeking an Attorney General. This is a cabinet level position in the Kosrae State Government. Kosrae is one of the 4 states making up the FSM. It is a two year contract position. The Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the State of Kosrae, providing legal advice to the Executive Branch and representing the State of Kosrae in State and National Courts. The AG directly supervises a staff of 2 attorneys and 1 or more paralegals, with additional secretarial and support staff, as well as liaising closely with the Kosrae Police Department. Role and Responsibilities: Provide legal advice issues to the Government of the State of Kosrae, and where necessary draft legal opinions, on a wide variety of issues. Draft contracts and review all State contracts. Represent the State of Kosrae in National and State Courts in criminal, civil and appellate matters. Attend all cabinet meetings. Advise the Government on international treaty and foreign aid issues. Supervise and coordinate work activities of staff attorneys and paralegals. Assist the professional development of staff and assist staff in preparing to sit the FSM Bar exam. Review, revise and where necessary draft legislative measures and when requested testify before Legislative Committees. REQUIRES: Law Degree from a common-law jurisdiction. Current license to practice law in one or more state or national jurisdictions. Must have a minimum of five years legal experience. Must take and pass the Kosrae State Bar Exam as soon as practical. Must be willing to take and pass the FSM Bar Exam and be admitted to the FSM Bar within 12 months. Two years' experience as a supervising attorney preferred. Criminal law trial experience an asset. Experience providing legal services/ advice to a state or local government preferred. Department level budget development, implementation and supervision experience an asset. Preferred Skills: Preference given to a fully qualified FSM citizen or national. Superior written and spoken English language experience. Basic computer technical competence or maintenance skills or familiarity with web site development and maintenance are assets. Prior experience living in Micronesia, the Pacific Region, or another developing nation is an asset. TO APPLY: Application by email: Mr. William Palik: wpalik@yahoo.com. For Additional Information Email ag.kosrae@gmail.com.
****************************** *PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNICAL IMPLEMENTATION SPECIALIST MEXICO
Abt Associates has posted an opening for a Project Management Technical Implementation Specialist who will help ensure that MEPP carries out the increased workload effectively and efficiently by ensuring high quality technical implementation of activities, including technical review of deliverables, representing MEPP at partner and counterpart meetings, and drafting reports. REQUIRES: B.A. in business, finance, economics, political science, international relations, public policy or equivalent. Master's Degree preferred. Five years of experience in project management, client relations, and or public policy activities. Applied experience in international development projects preferred. Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills. Fully bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 22661
****************************** *SURVEY STATISTICIAN, FANTA III PROJECT WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Survey Statistician, FANTA III Project in Washington, DC. The Survey Statistician works with the Survey Methods Advisor, the Deputy Director for Global Leadership, and the Global Leadership Team to provide a broad range of technical guidance related to the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of USAID-supported nutrition, food security, and HIV programs. In particular, the Survey Methods Specialist supports activities sponsored by the USAID Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) and the USAID Bureau of Food Security (USAID/BFS). Lead the drafting of an updated FANTA Sampling Guide for Population-Based Surveys in support of USAID/BFS baseline, midterm and final evaluations of Feed the Future (FTF) Implementing Mechanisms (IMs). Oversee the development of an online sample size calculator to accompany the updated FANTA Sampling Guide for Population-Based Surveys in support of USAID/BFS baseline, midterm and final evaluations of FTF IMs. REQUIRES: Master's degree and at least 10 years of relevant work experience or a PhD degree and at least 5 years of relevant work experience. Advanced degree in statistics, epidemiology, demography, applied mathematics, evaluation research, economics, geography, sociology, anthropology, or other related field. Training in survey sampling and/or quantitative survey methods required. Training in qualitative research using focus groups and in-depth interviews considered an asset. Experience with mixed methods research and evaluation, including survey sampling methods, quantitative and qualitative program evaluation, and field experience collecting data in a resource- constrained environment. Experience with USAID projects, including USAID FFP Development Food Assistance Projects (formerly known as FFP Title II Food Security programs), highly desirable. Expertise in carrying out quantitative, population-based household surveys, including the selection of a probability-based sample, the development of protocols for data collection, and the use of appropriate analytic methods to account for complex sampling designs. Expertise in carrying out qualitative research, including the use of focus groups and in-depth interviews in a developing country setting considered an asset. Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to facilitate professional relationships and interact effectively with clients, colleagues and counterparts including representatives from USAID, host country government, team members, implementing partners, research institutions, and other technical organizations. English fluency is essential; French, Spanish, or Portuguese ability preferred. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at http://www.fhi360.org/careers for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/14890/survey-statistician-%2c-fanta-iii- project/job
****************************** *PROJECT MANAGER WASHINGTON, DC
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Project Manager to be based in Washington, DC for an anticipated 2-year USAID project. The Project Manager will put in place and manage a professional and transparent program logistics solution under a US Government funded program for the warehousing of packaged and bulk humanitarian food aid commodities in order to respond rapidly to humanitarian food aid requirements. The project Manager will operate as the lead and subject matter expert and will be responsible for the successful performance of all material movements related to program objectives. QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's Degree in Business with emphasis in Supply Chain Management, Transportation and Logistics, Sales and Marketing or International Business preferred. Minimum 10 years of experience in transportation logistics and warehousing operations. Minimum 5 years of multimodal logistics planning and management experience, with strong experience in international logistics, including port/ customs operations and compliance. Detailed knowledge of operational procedure regarding air, ocean, import/ export business. Experience with storage and protection of food commodities; managing local drayage and inland transport commodities, obtaining local country agricultural document and clearance preferred. Prior USAID experience preferred. Proven skill in leading and managing high-performing teams, including experience managing teams remotely. Proven negotiation and client relationship skills. Fluency in written and spoken English required. TO APPLY to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. Include your name, along with "15-50A Project Manager", in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.
****************************** *POLICY ADVISOR, CLIMATE CHANGE WASHINGTON, DC
Oxfam America has posted an opening for a Policy Advisor who will strengthen and enhance Oxfam America's advocacy and engagement on climate change mitigation focused on the food and beverage industry with the aim to reduce emissions from agriculture from deforestation and land use change, driven primarily by large-scale palm oil, soy, and sugarcane plantations, as well as emissions generated from inputs and production. REQUIRES: Master's degree in environmental studies, international studies, or a development-related discipline, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Background in development policy and agriculture policy is desired. Three to five years of related work experience. Experience and knowledge regarding climate change and agriculture, particularly in connection with development, gender, agriculture, and other related issues. For more information and to apply visit www.oxfamamerica.org/whoweare/jobs/available-positions.
****************************** *DIRECTOR, FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE WASHINGTON, DC
ACDI/VOCA has posted an opening for a D.C.-based Director of Food Security & Agriculture who will serve as a subject matter expert and technical focal point within ACDI/VOCA's Project Management Department. He/she delivers managerial and technical assistance in project implementation and assists in developing tools, resources and staff necessary to deliver targeted interventions with a focus on small farm production, household nutrition and community based food security approaches. REQUIRES: A master's degree in international development, agriculture, finance, economics, or other related field, with a minimum of seven years' work experience of progressively responsible contract/ agreement management in international development with a focus on managing food security and/or Feed the future project components required (overseas work in international development preferred). Candidates must have a proven track record in business development related to food security, Feed the Future programming, and/or small scale agricultural development. For more information and to apply go to www.acdivoca.org, click on join us. Vacancy no: 15-0019
****************************** *SENIOR TECHNICAL SPECIALIST - LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SILVER SPRING, MD
Global Communities has posted an opening for a Senior Economic Development Specialist who leads the development and implementation of new projects in local economic development and workforce development programming; generates new business; writes proposals; provides leadership to the group; and builds in-house technical support capacity for current field programming. REQUIRES: Master's degree Economics, MBA, or related field. Minimum 8 years of experience in a progressively more broad field capacity, to include international development field management, business development and writing proposals for development programs. International development experience to include managing multi-million dollar USAID funded programs in developing countries, specifically managing economic development programs, and extensive experience writing proposals for international development programs. For more information and to apply please go to www.chfhq.org. Vacancy no: 2279
****************************** ABT ASSOCIATES
ABT Associates has posted openings for the following positions. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com
*ASSOCIATE / CLIMATE ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCE SPECIALIST BETHESDA, MD
The International Economic Growth (IEG) Division has posted an opening for a Senior Analyst with expertise in climate change adaptation and resilience. S/he will apply general and specialized knowledge of principles, concepts and business operations in adaptation for developing countries. REQUIRES: M.S. degree in environmental science, natural resources management, public policy and/or a related field. At least 7 years of relevant experience. Experience supporting USAID and multi-lateral development projects is required. Strong knowledge and field experience with USAID's Climate-Resilient Development Framework and in designing, managing and supporting climate change adaptation activities in diverse developing-country contexts, including urban and rural settings. Vacancy no: 24121
*PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNICAL IMPLEMENTATION SPECIALIST MEXICO
The Project Management Technical Implementation Specialist will help ensure that MEPP carries out the increased workload effectively and efficiently by ensuring high quality technical implementation of activities, including technical review of deliverables, representing MEPP at partner and counterpart meetings, and drafting reports. REQUIRES: B.A. in business, finance, economics, political science, international relations, public policy or equivalent. Master's Degree preferred. Five years of experience in project management, client relations, and or public policy activities. Applied experience in international development projects preferred. Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills. Fully bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Vacancy no: 22661
****************************** *ADVISER, TRADE STRATEGY AND COMPETITIVENESS GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The International Trade Center is seeking an Adviser, Trade Strategy and Competitiveness (P-3) in Geneva. Duties: Manage and assume responsibility for the development and implementation of selected projects/ programmes or parts thereof, review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and propose corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow up action. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in development studies, economics, business administration or equivalent. A minimum of five years of progressive and successful experience in trade and export development with the private or public sector, preferably in a multi-cultural environment. Experience of working in LDCs, developing and transition countries in the context of export strategy development and export competitiveness, considered an asset. Experience in project development and/or management. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.intracen.org/menus/itc.htm. Closing date: 6/11/15. Vacancy no: ITC/PVN/07/2015
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, SUSTAINABLE FOOD WASHINGTON, DC
World Wildlife Fund seeks a Senior Program Officer, Sustainable Food in Washington, DC. Duties: Develops, manages, and implements program priorities for WWF-US's collaborative supply chain relationships related to US agriculture. Leads development of supply chain initiatives designed to reduce negative environmental impacts and supports measurable improvements in row crop production, namely that of corn and soy, but including wheat, alfalfa, potatoes, rice, among others. Responsible for coordinating activities with major corporate partnerships and platforms related to US agricultural production and related supply chains. REQUIRES: A Master's degree in natural resource management, agronomy, business or related areas is required. 5 years' experience working within the US agricultural sector a must. Technical expertise of production issues and approaches to solving environmental challenges is critical. Familiarity with supply chain dynamics, corporate social responsibility and industry best practices is required. Knowledge of and experience in NGOs is preferred. International experience and knowledge of global trade issues highly preferred. Please apply on our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html. Vacancy no: 15086
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. 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 the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*CHIEF OF THE POLICY AND ANALYSIS BRANCH NEW YORK
A Chief of the Policy and Analysis Branch (D-1) is sought in New York. Duties: Provide policy advice, through the Director of the Division, to the Under-Secretary-General and senior officials in the Department and the Organization on substantive, policy and analytical aspects of the work of the Division on sustainable development issues, and follow up to Agenda 21, the World Summit on Sustainable Development and the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), the Samoa Pathway, the post-2015 development agenda and the sustainable development goals, as well as other related UN activities. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in sustainable development, economics, public policy, natural resources management, social sciences or related area. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible professional experience in policy oriented work in a broad range of sustainable development issues, ten years of which must be at the international level, either in the public or private sector, is required. Experience in supervision, including organizing, managing and leading a team conducting sustainable development policy research is required. Closing date: 7/14/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-DESA- 42028-R-NEW YORK(G)
*ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Economic Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: He/she will monitor the implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the decade 2011-2020, assess socio-economic performance of LDCs against the internationally agreed development goals, including those contained in the Programme and in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, undertake research and analysis of the development trends in LDCs. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, development studies, international relations or in a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles related to the work of the Office of the High Representative, of which at least 3 years should be at multilateral/ international levels, is required. Closing date: 7/13/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-OHRLLS-43077-R-NEW YORK (R)
*PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER (2 POSTS) GENEVA AND MANAMA
A Programme Management Officer (2 Posts), P3, is sought in Geneva and Manama. Duties: Serves as a policy officer, advising UNEP, and particularly the UNEP Coordinator for the Disasters and Conflicts sub- programme, on overall policy direction in the region on specific issues; more generally, reviewing and providing advice on a diverse range of policy issues in the region related to humanitarian affairs as they relate to the environment. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in environment or development related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-UNEP-43179-R-MULTIPLE D/S (R). Closing date: 7/13/15.
*HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Supports the development of policy related to humanitarian action and prepares or contributes to the preparation of policy positions for OCHA on these issues. Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues; organizes preparatory and follow-up work, including inter-agency technical review meetings to support analysis, policy development work and decision-making on important issues. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Experience in developing policy related to humanitarian action is required. Closing date: 7/13/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-43173-R-NEW YORK (X)
*PROGRAMME COORDINATION OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Coordination Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Assist in the drafting, revision and development of guidance, lessons learned and best practice material in support of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the Department of Field Support (DFS). REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics, political science, social science, international relations or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration, research, policy development, political affairs or international affairs, public administration, operations management or a related area is required. Experience working on change management or organizational learning is desirable. Closing date: 7/12/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-DPKO- 41429-R-NEW YORK (R)
****************************** *DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR, SUSTAINABLE NETWORKS LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
The International Planned Parenthood Federation has posted an opening for a Deputy Project Director, Sustainable Networks (SIFPO2) in London. Fixed term project to 12 May 2019. Competitive salary in excess of £64,610 per annum plus excellent benefits. IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all. We are a world-wide movement of national organizations working with and for communities and individuals. With international travel, you will lead the successful technical and operational implementation of a multi- year global project with the overall goal to increase access to and use of high quality, affordable family planning (FP) and other health information, products and services. You have significant experience in FP/RH programme management in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, including programmes implemented by both the public and private sectors. You are experienced in the development/ implementation of FP policies, programmes and service delivery approaches in an operational context and have proven experience of technical leadership in FP, particularly as it relates to programme design and implementation, advocacy efforts and analysis of needs and gaps. Experience in health systems strengthening is desirable, as is experience in gender integration and/or youth health programming. Experience of managing or supporting USAID funded initiatives, and demonstrated understanding of donor relations and reporting, especially with USAID, are essential. You have experience building technical capacity of local organizations or NGOs in developing countries, with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and partners. You must have strong staff management skills and experience, including global/ virtual management of multi-disciplinary teams. You have excellent analytical, project management, budget management and IT skills, with the ability to manage your time to meet tight deadlines. Fluent English, with strong written and verbal communication skills, is essential; French is desirable. You should have a Master's degree, or equivalent education/ knowledge, in public health, a clinical discipline, or social sciences relevant to health and FP. TO APPLY: CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please see our website www.ippf.org or contact HR, Tel +44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email jobs@ippf.org Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. No agencies please. Closing date: Monday 8 June 2015. Interviews: Thursday 18 June 2015. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. This is a post for which IPPF will, if necessary, apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship (work permit). The process is subject to regulation by UK Visas and Immigration.
****************************** *SENIOR MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER, SUSTAINABLE NETWORKS LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
The International Planned Parenthood Federation has posted an opening for a Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Sustainable Networks (SIFPO2) in London. Fixed term project to 12 May 2019. Competitive salary in excess of £44,490 per annum plus excellent benefits. IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all. We are a world-wide movement of national organisations working with and for communities and individuals. With international travel, you will provide leadership and technical assistance to lead the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for a multi- year global project with the overall goal to increase access to and use of high quality, affordable family planning (FP) and other health information, products and services. You have a track record in the evaluation of multi-country programmes including the design and implementation of performance monitoring plans. Knowledge of SRH issues, with particular emphasis on FP, in developing countries is essential, as is experience of working under United States Agency for International Development (USAID) co-operative agreements and reporting requirements. You must have demonstrated experience in the development, analysis and use of routine M&E systems to improve programme performance, together with experience in developing research and M&E data collection tools and methodologies, data quality procedures, and capacity building materials. You have a proven ability to analyse quantitative and qualitative data and are highly numerate with strong IT skills to include advanced Microsoft Excel skills and experience with statistical packages (SPSS, STATA). Fluent English is essential, as are excellent writing and interpersonal skills to train others and report on programme results. A second language is desirable, as is a track record of publications. You must be results-driven with excellent time management skills and have the ability to work independently and as part of multi-country teams. A postgraduate degree (to Masters level), or equivalent standard of education, in social sciences, public health or economics/ health economics with strong training in M&E of programmes is essential. TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted in English and by application form. CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please see our website www.ippf.org or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ Tel: + 44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email jobs@ippf.org. Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. No agencies please. Closing date: Monday 8 June 2015. Interview date: Tuesday 23 June 2015. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. This is a post for which IPPF will, if necessary, apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship (work permit). The granting of work permits is subject to regulation by UK Visas and Immigration.
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PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. PSI has programs in 67 countries. For more information, please visit www.psi.org. PSI Zimbabwe is a registered Trust working hand-in-hand in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) and a network of local implementing partners. PSI/Zimbabwe is a large, complex platform implementing programs in HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Malaria Prevention and Control, and Child Survival. In addition to male and female condom social marketing, the HIV program includes large scale Testing and Counseling, Voluntary Male Circumcision, ART provision and post-test support services-all increasingly integrated with sexual and reproductive health services including family planning and cervical cancer screening. With a 2015 annual budget of approximately $40M USAID, the primary donors include USAID, DfID, the Global Fund, the BMGF, the Dutch and, in the future, UNITAID. PSI Zimbabwe believes in achieving outstanding results through attracting, nurturing and retaining the best talent. Over the years the organization has built a team of highly competent staff, comprised of over 450 Zimbabweans with two expatriates. Zimbabwe is a family friendly posting. The Sr. Technical Advisor builds the capacity of PSI staff into increasingly advanced line management roles and provides high-level technical expertise to the PSI/Zimbabwe platform and programs. The Sr. Technical Advisor offers guidance and assistance in technical program design and implementation (with a focus on integrated clinical service delivery) and research monitoring and evaluation, with a focus on facilitating a culture of routine data analysis and interpretation for programmatic decision-making. S/he contributes to platform strengthening and staff professional development and may be pitched as key personnel on current or future projects, depending on donor demands. This Harare-based position supervises up to 4 direct reports, and informs programs worth $40M/year operating in hundreds of fixed and outreach sites and partners nationwide. This position is key personnel on an existing program, so requires donor approval. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Strengthen technical program quality and cost effectiveness: Inform technical program design according to local and global best practices and oversee routine internal and external quality assurance to ensure program technical compliance with local and global quality standards. Facilitate platform compliance with technical areas of PSI network quality standards. 2. Promote strong technical implementation and program management: Transfer skills to senior staff in HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health program management to ensure successful implementation of HIV Testing and Counseling, ART and post-test care and support, sexual and reproductive health services including family planning, STI management, cervical cancer screening, and violence against women and girls services. Facilitate cross-program annual work planning and reporting, routinely monitoring unit costs and effectiveness of program product and service delivery according to PSI, Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) and Donor expectations. Strengthen the team in the areas of fundraising, technical program design and implementation and donor management. 3. Facilitate a culture of using routine evidence for timely programmatic decision-making: Working hand-in-hand with Regional Research and M&E focal points, manage platform research and M&E teams to strengthen and integrate platform M&E systems, aligning with PSI Global DHIS2 initiatives and streamlining a complex network of indicators, data capture and reporting systems. Oversee the platform annual research plan development and implementation, strengthening the capacity of the platform research and M&E teams in operations research and process evaluation. Facilitate data analysis and interpretation across the evidence and program teams, and support the development and submission of timely technical reports, expenditure analyses, case studies, abstracts, publications, presentations, etc. 4. Represent technically at the highest levels: With the senior technical team, represent PSI's programs and technical approaches in highest level local and international technical working groups, stakeholder meetings, etc., liaising regularly with donor, GoZ, partner and PSI global and regional technical teams. Inform national or international technical thinking, strategies and standards, staying current with global and local best technical practices, and anticipating the direction of future donor and public health trends. 5. Contribute to platform strengthening: Working with the Country Representative, strengthen the capacity of the platform to actively develop new program areas and to solicit incremental donor funding. Assist the senior team in developing technically sound proposals and cost efficient budgets. Participate in platform strategic planning and follow-up action plans to keep the strategic plan alive, and contribute technical expertise to the platform Executive Team and institutional Board meetings. 6. Strengthen staff capacity and facilitate professional development: Supervise direct reports according to platform HR guidelines and procedures. Mentor assigned staff, including setting and reviewing annual performance and professional development goals, conducting periodic performance and learning reviews, and providing routine coaching. Leveraging PSI's performance and learning system and a mix of formal training and on-the-job coaching strengthen the capacity of the platform technical staff, including succession planning and grooming staff at all levels into more senior line and donor management roles. Develop and implement/ facilitate formal and informal training programs, capacity building STTA. 7. Lead Donor and Program Management (TBD): Depending on the demands of current or future donor-funded projects, this position could be pitched as key personnel responsible for technical program design and implementation or senior program management. Working with senior technical staff, represent PSI/Zimbabwe to donor counterparts, ensuring project compliance with donor, PSI and GoZ rules and regulations. Create and accurately manage project budgets, oversee quality of internal and external reporting and lead teams in the execution of relevant project deliverables. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's in Public Health with 10+ years practical clinical and public health work experience in the areas of HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health technical program design and implementation. MD/PhD preferred. At least eight years of experience working in clinical and health programming in a developing country. Minimum 5 years senior staff management experience and a demonstrated affinity for working through others and strengthening the capacity of teams to assume higher levels of responsibility over time. Demonstrated expertise in designing/ implementing integrated HIV/SRH clinical service delivery programs. Demonstrated experience managing USAID and/or DfID funded programs and familiarity with other international donors such as Global Fund and private foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Familiarity with social marketing and behavior change communication. Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills, including operations research and familiarity with M&E system design and use of evidence for programmatic decision-making. Strong proven writing skills and expertise in proposal writing. Fluency in English. The successful candidate will have a natural orientation towards capacity building, and be willing to "work themselves out of a job" over time. S/he will be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have: excellent communication, analytical, interpersonal and cross- cultural skills. S/he has a passion for private sector approaches to development; and a proven ability to produce results under limited supervision. STATUS: Exempt, Level 5. TO APPLY: apply online at http://www.psi.org. Population Services International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender identity, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/z59mb8p
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The Food and Agriculture Organization has posted openings for Investment Operations Experts in various locations. The incumbent will work under the overall technical supervision of the Service Chief and/or the supervision of a TCI Officer, in close collaboration with the FAO Representation in the relevant country. The consultant will provide technical expertise and capacity development for the design of investment operations, in collaboration with country stakeholders and cooperating partners, to mobilize resources for FSNARD, NRM and CCM/A, and implementation support and evaluation of investment operations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in economics, agricultural economics, agricultural sciences, environmental sciences, agribusiness management, natural resource management, irrigation and drainage engineering, rural infrastructure engineering, social sciences or a related field. Seven years of relevant experience in conducting agricultural/ rural sector/ subsector analytical studies, and/or in planning, design, supervision of agricultural and rural investment operations, including elaboration of feasibility studies and implementation of agricultural and rural investment operations in developing countries and/or countries in transition. Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese or Russian. TO APPLY: visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and complete the on-line application. Closing date: 7/5/15. Vacancy no: IRC2869
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The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. 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 the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*COORDINATOR, BIODIVERSITY ECOSYSTEMS BRANCH NAIROBI
A Coordinator, Biodiversity Ecosystems Branch (D-1) is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Develop and oversee the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Component of the Ecosystem Management Programme. Develop, design and advocate concepts of the programme. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in natural resources management, environmental management or other relevant related area is required. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in programme/ project management in the field of natural resources management, or related field is required. At least five years' experience at the international level and three years in a supervisory capacity is required. Experience with the GEF is desired. Closing date: 7/7/15. Vacancy no: 15- PGM-UNEP-43064-R-NAIROBI (X)
*ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER PARIS
An Economic Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in Paris. Duties: Provide support to daily operation and management of the Secretariat of the International Resource Panel and be responsible for planning, executing and overseeing relevant initiatives and activities. This includes preparing concept notes, proposals and documents and organizing meetings in relation to the development, implementation and monitoring of initiatives and activities. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in environmental, economic or social sciences or related area. A minimum of five years of work experience in integrated resource management and/or environmental assessment, dealing specifically with environmental and economic aspects, is required. Proven expertise and experience in preparing assessment reports is an advantage. Closing date: 7/6/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-UNEP-42051-R-PARIS (X)
*SENIOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER, CHIEF OF SECTION NEW YORK
A Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Chief of Section (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Provides authoritative technical and policy advice to the Director/ Deputy Director of the Division on programmes, projects and issues of significant impact on humanitarian, emergency relief and disaster response/ management efforts. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Humanitarian experience in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is desirable. Management experience at a senior level is desirable. Closing date: 7/5/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-42516-R-NEW YORK (R)
*SENIOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER, HEAD OF OFFICE BANGKOK
A Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Head of Office (P-5) is sought in Bangkok. Duties: Provides authoritative technical and policy advice to senior management in OCHA and other agencies in the UN system, Resident Coordinators (RC)/Humanitarian Coordinators (HC), Member State officials, international and regional organizations on programmes, projects, international response services and tools, and issues of significant impact on humanitarian, emergency relief and disaster response/ management efforts. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Five years of relevant experience at the international level is required. Closing date: 7/4/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-42834-R-BANGKOK (X)
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