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International Development and Assistance

Issue Dated March 13, 2015


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DIRECTOR OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM NEW YORK CITY, NY
The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) is an international non-profit organization specializing in the field of transitional justice. ICTJ works to help societies in transition address legacies of massive human rights violations and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights. JOB DESCRIPTION: The position description is a guide to the critical duties and essential functions of the job, not an all- inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands and work environment conditions. Position descriptions are reviewed and revised to meet ICTJ's changing needs, at the sole discretion of management. PRIMARY FUNCTION/ PURPOSE: This position is responsible for designing, developing and ensuring the implementation of ICTJ's Criminal Justice program, which focuses on supporting and strengthening national capacities to investigate, prosecute and try international and/or serious crimes. The Director of the Criminal Justice program will report to the Director of Programs and will be responsible for supervising and managing other ICTJ Criminal Justice staff and consultants. The Director of the Criminal Justice Program will be expected to travel, as necessary, to various countries where ICTJ is engaged, both to ensure the highest quality of our work in support of domestic prosecutions of international/ serious crimes and to provide direct technical assistance to stakeholders. S/he will work closely with ICTJ's Heads of country office and other Thematic Directors to ensure strong coordination in advancing the work. S/he will assist in the development of research and the dissemination of knowledge on criminal and transitional justice issues, especially which result from work in the field. S/he will ensure that information and analysis generated by ICTJ's Criminal Justice program is not only shared throughout the organization, but also disseminated externally so as to impact the field as a whole. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Program: Conceptualize and design the work plans of ICTJ's Criminal Justice program in collaboration with pertinent staff and ensure their effective implementation and monitoring. Work closely with ICTJ's country offices, national judicial and prosecutorial authorities and civil society groups in identifying priorities, and support implementation of approved actions. Manage the Criminal Justice program, including advising and liaising with other thematic programs to create - in close coordination with ICTJ in-country programs - opportunities to strengthen domestic justice systems for the prosecution of international and/or serious crimes. Conduct needs assessments and provide technical assistance in support of competent national authorities to advance the prosecution of international and/or serious crimes, and strengthen civil society actors who work on criminal justice issues in transitional contexts. Respond to requests from other ICTJ programs and units to enhance criminal justice-related information, recommendations, etc. in their work. This may require research, analysis, and collaborative drafting. Influence governmental and multilateral organizations to adopt appropriate policy or actions to strengthen domestic jurisdictions for the criminal prosecution of international and/or serious crimes. Follow developments in transitional justice and related criminal justice initiatives in specific contexts, as requested. In conjunction with the country head and/or Deputy Program Director, develop and maintain relevant in-country contacts with partner organizations, donors and policy-makers. Contribute to the overall work of ICTJ as a team player with professionalism, integrity and commitment, and participate in other ICTJ program activities, including assessment missions, evaluations, etc., as requested. Writing and Research: Develop, supervise and provide quality control for all publications initiated by the Criminal Justice Program. Review and ensure high quality standard for related written products initiated by country offices. This may include commissioned expert papers; operational manuals; educational modules for ICTJ programs; reporting documents; thought pieces; etc. Work with the ICTJ's Research Unit to help develop criminal justice related projects. Perform research and writing tasks to critically analyze criminal and transitional justice interventions and approaches, including both theoretical and comparative research and writing for ICTJ publications, as agreed in work plan, with time earmarked for this purpose. Management: Ensure effective implementation and management of criminal justice projects, including monitoring and evaluation, as defined in ICTJ's DME plan. Oversee all administrative aspects of the Criminal Justice program, including timely internal reporting, donor narrative and review of financial reporting. Lead the selection, evaluation and other personnel matters involving the Criminal Justice program staff and consultants. Manage the allocation of resources for the Criminal Justice program, contribute to development of the program's budget and monitor expenditures. Represent the Criminal Justice program in ICTJ's management structures. Fundraising: With the support of the ICTJ's Development Department, conduct fundraising activities for the Program and maintain contacts with relevant donors. With the support of ICTJ's Development Department, draft grant applications and grant reports on criminal justice-related activities for ICTJ donors. Participate in formulating other proposals and in the discussion of proposed new activities, as requested. Networking and Outreach: Develop partnerships and effective communication with local civil society, government institutions, peer international NGOs, donor countries and foundations, and international stakeholders with a view to strengthening pertinent local and international advocacy. In close coordination with ICTJ Communication Unit, conduct media work on main criminal justice themes, including interviews and op-eds, subject to internal approval processes. Work and liaise with international and domestic justice professionals. Develop and maintain good working relationships with justice institutions, civil society organizations and victims groups. Represent the ICTJ Criminal Justice program externally. POSITION SCOPE: Duties involve a wide variety of complex, changing situations, requiring a high degree of conceptual ingenuity and initiative. The Director of the Criminal Justice program is required to have extensive and authoritative knowledge of criminal law, human rights and international criminal law, as well as demonstrated practical experience with the same. Incumbent must be able to envisage policies and practices to advance the investigation and prosecution of international and/or serious crimes in national jurisdictions challenged by legacies of gross human rights violations. The incumbent will also help drive the process of increasing ICTJ's status as a learning organization and the leading international transitional justice organization. PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITY: Designs, coordinates and executes a program and oversees components performed by others within ICTJ or by outside consultants, agencies, etc. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Develops budgets for specific projects under her/his charge, as needed. CONTACTS: Reports to the Director of Programs; regularly interacts with other management staff, thematic program directors and heads of country programs to present and discuss work plans and priorities, and coordinate implementation. Incumbent also has contacts with grantees, funders, outside agencies, consultants, vendors and other business-related outside parties, all of which have a major impact on the image, reputation and operational well-being of the ICTJ. SUPERVISION: Supervise program staff, consultants and technical experts, and contributes to decisions regarding their selection. Perform their evaluation. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education: A degree in Law is required. A post-graduate degree in criminal law, international law, human rights or comparative law is highly desirable. Experience: Ten years or more of relevant experience in national and/or international settings, with a demonstrated commitment to the field. Related Skills or Knowledge: A clear understanding of the practical and technical challenges of national prosecutions in post repression and post-conflict settings; Ability to understand political and technical barriers to domestic investigations and provide effective technical advice; Experience working in the field in relevant circumstances either as part of a national justice system (prosecutor, judge or other legal official), or experience working in a national context dealing with human rights violations/ serious crimes, or otherwise providing technical assistance in a related circumstance is highly desirable; generalist knowledge of transitional justice and/or experience is desirable; Experience in project and staff management; Ability to liaise effectively with civil society and victims' organizations; Must possess strong analytical and drafting skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required, including public speaking experience; Proficiency in French, Spanish or Arabic is highly desirable; Proficient with the use of computers, including MS Office Applications; Willingness to engage in substantial international travel; Good team leader and team player; Ability to multi-task, work quickly under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines; A good sense of humor is a plus. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMAND: International travel will be required (25-30% of time). Essential functions are typically performed in an office setting with a low level of noise. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. LOCATION: Position is located in New York City. HOW TO APPLY: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@ictj.org (include DIR-CJ in the subject line); or by fax to 646 786 3434. Position open until filled. The ICTJ is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer strongly committed to hiring and retaining a diverse and internationally representative staff.
****************************** EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE THE HAGUE
The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) is an international non-profit organization specializing in the field of transitional justice. ICTJ works for a world without atrocity and repression, pursuing acknowledgment, accountability and reform in the wake of human rights abuses. Subject to discussion, the post may commence on a part-time basis for a period of three to six months. The post will be offered subject to a probation period of six months. This position description is a guide to the critical duties and essential functions of the job, not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands and work environment conditions. While management will retain discretion on final decisions, every effort will be made to make this decision through a process of dialogue and consultation with the employee concerned. PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE: Permanently based in The Hague office, the position is a mix of administrative and substantive work. The candidate will be prepared to work on both aspects enthusiastically and efficiently. The substantive role, representing the office and conducting and managing research under supervision will focus on a broad variety of issues in the transitional justice field. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY: Assist the Vice President in conducting and managing research and analysis projects, including directing and supervising interns. Leading in preparing materials and logistics for conferences, courses and meetings under the direction of the Vice President. Conduct day to day running of the office under supervision of the Vice President. Attend meetings and represent office under direction of the Vice President. Act as assistant to the Vice President in managing his meeting and travel schedule, including organization of all relevant details. The post may involve travel with the Vice President to other European capitals and beyond if deemed necessary. POSITION SCOPE: Duties are routine with occasional variation. Incumbent operates at times within basic or commonly used procedures and guidelines, but must often take initiative and solve problems and implement systems individually. Work will be guided and checked frequently by the supervisor. PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITY: Provide support to the Vice President through day-to-day activities. Provide information to NY HQ regarding travel, calendar and activities of the Vice President. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible for taking reasonable care of property, equipment and other assets, and makes routine, relatively low-cost expenditures. CONTACTS: Incumbent has regular contact with NY HQ and with clients, funders, government officials, NGOs, academics, vendors and other agencies. SUPERVISION: No supervisory responsibilities. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education: A Master's degree in international relations or international law, or imminent likelihood of one. Experience: 3-5 years employment experience. Experience in government or NGO sector in international law and/or international relations or human rights, or transitional justice. Related Skills or Knowledge: Writing and editing experience, analytical skills. Experience with internet research and report-writing. Interest in human rights issues, world politics and justice. Strong organizational skills along with the ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills; other relevant languages desirable (e.g., French, Spanish, Arabic). TO APPLY: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@ictj.org (include EA-HAGUE in the subject line). Closing Date: March 13, 2015, with applications reviewed on a rolling basis. The ICTJ is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer strongly committed to hiring and retaining a diverse and internationally representative staff.
****************************** STATE COORDINATOR EASTERN EQUATORIA EASTERN EQUATORIA, SOUTH SUDAN
The December clashes in Juba quickly spread across the country, claiming thousands of lives. An estimated 708,900 people have been reported as internally displaced. As of 10 March, about 75,300 of them had sought refuge in United Nations (UN) bases. According to UNOCHA's 10 March 2014 situation report, an estimated 214,904 people have sought refuge in neighboring countries. The UN as well as organizations working across the country note that thousands more may still be hiding in the bush. The States most affected by the fighting are Unity, Upper Nile, Jonglei, Eastern and Central Equatoria. CARE has had a long term presence in each of the 3 States that are currently still in conflict and has shifted gear from long term development and recovery programming to immediate humanitarian programming in response to the huge needs. CARE largest program is in Unity, followed by Jonglei and the smallest program is in Upper Nile. Our main intervention sectors are in Health, Livelihoods, Nutrition and WASH. Over the next 6-12 months we expect to be primarily focused on humanitarian response, followed by hopefully recovery and development programming in 2015 if the situation allows. CARE is looking for a State Coordinator who will aim to ensure high quality implementation of CARE's program in Eastern Equatoria State in the most effective manner possible, in particular to make every effort to ensure that the Program objectives/ outputs are achieved according to the work plan, the donors' requirement and within the contracted project period. The main responsibilities for the post are: Project design & implementation; Program support & security; Contract and financial management; Personnel management; External relations. QUALIFICATIONS (Know- How): Minimum relevant Master's degree or graduate with significant relevant experience. At least 7 years' experience working in conflict/ post conflict context, preferably in Africa. At least 4 years' experience in a program management setting, with demonstrated experience in line managing staff. Experience in managing a program of similar size/ complexity. Demonstrated experience in gender analysis and women's empowerment. Demonstrated experience in humanitarian programming in conflict environments. Strong understanding of humanitarian accountability and M&E. Demonstrated experience in program assessments, problem analysis and program design. Demonstrated experience working within insecure environments. Team player, who is able to develop strong collaborative relations across the organization, in both the program and program support departments. Strong advisory skills and proven ability to support field teams to improving the quality of programming. Strong gender and conflict analysis skills, and the ability to articulate and design programs using rights based approach. Preferably the incumbent also has a strong grasp of CARE's Unifying Framework for understanding the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability. Proven budgeting and financial management skills. Ability to develop and articulate program ideas related to Peace building, governance and civil society. Demonstrated ability to advise and coach field staff. Ability to work and live under difficult conditions. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 598. 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.
****************************** WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM ADVISOR KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
The Asia Foundation/ Women Empowerment Program/ Afghanistan seeks an advisor to provide technical assistance and support for a three year project funded by the Royal Netherlands Embassy of Afghanistan to implement Support for Non-State Justice Providers and Advocates for Peace in Afghanistan project. The Support for Non-State Justice Providers and Advocates for Peace in Afghanistan project contains two complementary components which will focus on: 1) enhancing the efficacy and responsiveness of the informal justice sector within Kunduz province - with a focus on the protection and promotion of women's rights - by building the capacity of non-state justice providers and strengthening coordination between state and non-state justice mechanisms; and 2) establishing community-based Advocates for Peace Groups (APGs) in four provinces (Kunduz, Parwan, Bamyan and Balkh) committed to acting as agents for resolving conflicts at the local level and promoting inclusive and participatory strategies to mitigate conflict and promote peace and social reconciliation. The two components of the project have been designed to contribute to the long-term goal of stabilizing Afghanistan using a 'bottom up' approach, through enhanced access to justice and the promotion of inclusive and meaningful peacebuilding strategies. The objectives of the project include: 1) Developing the capacity of non-state justice providers in Kunduz province, particularly in relation to enhancing their ability to understand legal concepts and protect and promote women's rights; 2) Enhancing coordination between State and non-state justice sector providers in Kunduz province; 3) Establishing community-based APGs and building their capacity to resolve local- level disputes and promoting social reconciliation and sustainable peace in four provinces; and 4) Fostering linkages between relevant stakeholders to promote synergy in peacebuilding and social reconciliation efforts. The expected results of the Support for Non-State Justice Providers and Advocates for Peace in Afghanistan project include: Increased knowledge of relevant national laws and principles of human rights among non-state justice sector actors and increased capacity among these providers to analyze conflicts and mediate cases to aid in resolving disputes in a just and equitable manner; Easier access among women to the non-state justice sector as both claimants and agents of change, and greater sensitivity to women's rights among informal justice providers, leading to more satisfactory resolution of women's disputes; Strengthened coordination between the state and non-state justice sectors at the local level in order to facilitate increased access to justice and the speedy and just resolution of disputes; Increased linkages and understanding between the state and non-state justice providers cognizant of the fact that improved understanding promotes improved access to justice for all Afghans. Increased stability within communities through the promotion of reactive, proactive and participatory strategies to manage conflict and mitigate its consequences at the local level. Composition of the Project: The International Advisor will be an integral part of the "Dutch Project" team, which consists of a national Project Manager, a national Project Officer and a national Project Assistant. The Women Empowerment Program (WEP) includes multiple projects with multiple donors, which are coordinated and managed by a national Program Manager. To the extent that the WEP Program Manager is responsible for the overall monitoring of and support to all WEP projects, including the "Dutch Project", the Program Manager is also a part of the "Dutch Project" team and will work closely with the International Project Advisor, who will also coordinate with the Director of the WEP and the Deputy Country Director whose portfolio includes the WEP. Key Duties and Responsibilities: 1. In close collaboration with the WEP Program Manager and the "Dutch Project" team assist in the implementation, oversight and monitoring of all activities and deliverables under the "Dutch Project". Implementation, oversight and monitoring incorporates the following: maintaining donor relations; mentoring "Dutch Project" team staff to build capacity in report writing and other skill sets required for successful completion of this project, take the lead in preparation of quarterly donor reports and other written work as required; assisting in the analysis and use of the results of two surveys/ mapping exercises to be conducted by implementing partners, said results to be used to 'inform and shape' activities of the project; working with the "Dutch Project" team to complete the three year work plan; collaborating with the "Dutch Project" team to ensure quality of timely deliverables pursuant to the three year work plan; collaborating with the WEP Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to ensure that project activities are being monitored for impact. 2. Assist the WEP Director to represent the project at all levels and forums to stakeholders, including donors, the Afghan Government, project partners, and internal staff. 3. Provide support as required in appropriate technical and coordination aspects of the 'Dutch project' activities. 4. Work with the project team to develop work plans, project plans budgets as required. 5. Represent the WEP Director, the Program Manager and/or the Project Manager during their absences from the project. 6. Ensure that areas of synergy identified in the development of the project proposal with other Dutch funded implementers in Kunduz, including GIZ, UNAMA and UN Habitat, are maintained. 7. Provide detailed advice and models reflecting successful links between non-state and state justice sectors to the "Dutch Project" team and implementing partners in relation to activities to be completed. 8. Build capacity of the "Dutch Project" team in substantive subject matter related to informal and formal justice linkages and concepts related to peace making and peacebuilding initiatives related to the activities of the project. 9. Assist as required in the draft training materials related to legal concepts, mediation, etc., to be 'transferred' to jirga members and training materials related to conflict resolution and peace building to be shared with Advocates for Peace Groups. 10. Ensure that in all activities, women and youth, targeted as specific beneficiaries, are included to the extent possible. 11. Assist the "Dutch Project" team in the formulation of the national level conferences to be conducted under both components and where required, lead the efforts to collaborate with other stakeholders (i.e., UNDP JHRA, World Bank) in the formulation of these two national level conferences. 12. Assist Project Manager in the recruitment of external consultants as required. 13. Provide support to the WEP Director as requested. Minimum REQUIREMENTS: Education: Candidates must have an advanced degree (or a Bachelor's degree with 6-8 years of experience) in International Development, Law, Public Policy or related degree. Experience: At least three to five years' experience working in post-conflict countries (previous Afghanistan experience preferred). Extensive substantive knowledge of traditional dispute resolution (TDR) or alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms and integrating traditional and modern conflict resolution (i.e., formal justice systems). Extensive substantive knowledge of conflict sensitivity issues, peace-making, peace-building and restorative justice issues. Demonstrated familiarity with gender equity issues in Afghanistan or in a similar context. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience in project implementation; Excellent oral and written communications skills in English; Practical experience administrating international, donor-funded programs; Strong computer skills, including ease and skill in using MS Office package and Windows applications; Experience working as a 'team member' with national staff, identifying areas where staff require additional support and mentoring to build capacity and improve skill sets; Maturity, sound judgment and commitment to the objectives of the project. TO APPLY: The Asia Foundation offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. To apply please submit your application directly by visiting our website at www.asiafoundation.org/about/employment/ and selecting "Regular Employment." Please place your cover letter and resume in one document and submit it as an attachment. We will only consider applicants who apply online and provide a cover letter along with their resume. In addition, to be considered an applicant must submit their application prior to the deadline of 5:00 PM PST on March 18, 2015. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V. No phone calls, please.
****************************** FINANCE MANAGER, KYIV AMERICAN CENTER PROGRAM KYIV, UKRAINE
The Eurasia Foundation is accepting applications for Finance Manager for the Kyiv American Center Program, funded by the U.S. Embassy. Job Type: Full-time, contingent upon funding. The American Center in Kyiv will support the foundation of U.S. public diplomacy in Ukraine and contribute to greater mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Ukraine. The Finance Manager will be responsible for the program's finance and administrative systems. DUTIES: Ensure all relevant EF, U.S. Embassy, and Ukrainian financial practice and reporting requirements are met. Ensure financial record-keeping is implemented consistently with established EF policies and procedures. Oversee the program budget and meet donor reporting requirements. Compile monthly financial reports for submission to EF headquarters and maintain all program financial records. Ensure program procurement is in compliance with EF policy, USG regulations and Ukrainian law. Ensure all costs incurred under the cooperative agreement are regularly tracked and analyzed. Coordinate with EF headquarters and Kyiv finance and administrative staff to ensure compliance with EF and donor policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration from an accredited university required; Master's degree preferred. At least 4 years of experience in financial management and/or project administration required; financial management and/or project administration experience with U.S. government-funded programs highly desired. Experience compiling and preparing financial and budget reports, analyzing budget trends, and monitoring funding levels. Familiarity with Ukrainian compliance agencies' reporting requirements. Experience ensuring compliance with donor financial requirements. Proficiency with financial management and accounting software; Sun and 1C preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Fluency in English and Ukrainian are required. TO APPLY: please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@eurasia.org with "FMAC" in the subject line. No calls please. Application Deadline: March 9, 2015.
****************************** PROJECT DIRECTOR, STEVENS VIRTUAL EXCHANGE INITIATIVE WASHINGTON, DC
The Eurasia Foundation seeks a Project Director for the Christopher Stevens Virtual Exchange Initiative, a multilateral public-private partnership that will strengthen engagement between young people in the Middle East and North Africa and in the United States as a lasting tribute to the legacy of Ambassador Chris Stevens. Job Type: Full-time (contingent on funding). The Stevens Initiative will use technology and online tools to achieve the largest-ever increase in people-to-people educational exchanges between the United States and the Middle East and North Africa. Through intensive, structured online engagements between youth at various education levels, the Stevens Initiative will equip more than one million youth with the skills and capacities they need to succeed in the 21st century and lessen the potential for global misunderstanding. DUTIES: Provide strategic oversight for all Stevens Initiative activities (programmatic support, research and evaluation and coordination of partnerships and major stakeholders). Serve as primary point of contact to USG and other Stevens Initiative donors. Expand and coordinate partnerships with the private sector, civil society, academia and foundations. Ensure fiscal management in accordance with applicable federal regulations. Launch and oversee an open grant competition to support virtual exchange programming. Oversee a comprehensive evaluation strategy to identify existing and track emerging best practices for virtual exchange. Oversee all communications, outreach and marketing activities to promote the Stevens Initiative. Supervise staff; providing professional development and coaching to achieve program objectives and goals. Oversee reporting to donors; ensure compliance with all financial and reporting requirements. QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of 10 years of experience managing and implementing complex youth education and engagement programs. At least 5 years of experience managing and implementing programs in the Middle East and North Africa. A master's degree in international development studies, education or related field. Strong understanding of USG grant regulations; experience implementing programs funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Experience working and collaborating with diverse stakeholders including foreign governments, private sector, educational institutions and civil society groups. Experience with international exchanges; understanding of virtual exchange platforms and operating models. Demonstrated technological literacy (social media applications; online learning platforms; online marketing tools, content strategy). Strong leadership skills, ability to manage and motivate teams. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in English required; proficiency in Arabic preferred. TO APPLY: please send resume, cover letter, and other supporting materials to jobs@eurasia.org with "PDSTEVENS" in the subject line. Application Deadline: April 3, 2015.
****************************** NATIONAL DIRECTOR, ALBANIA & KOSOVO ALBANIA AND KOSOVO
World Vision is seeking a National Director, Albania & Kosovo. This is your opportunity to use your world-class leadership skills to play a key role in effectively improving the lives and futures of children and their families in Albania & Kosovo. In the role of National Director, Albania & Kosovo, you will provide overall strategic and operational leadership for World Vision (WV) Albania & Kosovo. The National Director strategically leads, develops and directs the implementation of all aspects of the WV Ministry as an effective member of the Partnership in line with Twin Citizenship principles to ensure high Ministry quality and high impact in the field, and is accountable for all aspects of WV's work in the country. You will ensure that WV's ministry is directly contributing to the sustained well-being of children and the fulfillment of their rights within families and communities. The National Director will represent WV to all donors, project partners, other WV Partnership offices and divisions, local government, church representatives and non-governmental organizations serving according to given Power of Attorney. The National Director ensures alignment with Micro Finance Institutions (MFI) (both for Albania and Kosovo MFIs) through participation in MFI Board and other Governance structures. We are looking for a visionary leader who can combine strong business disciplines with inspirational leadership skills in line with our Christian values and ethos. You will have a passionate desire to help others, especially children. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Leadership and Strategy for National Offices (NO): Provide leadership to leaders: specifically to the NO Senior Managers and direct reports. Ensure there is a documented NO strategy, Ministry (pillar) strategies, Technical Approaches and operating plans with clear, measurable targets. Promote WV's Vision, Mission, Core Values and key Partnership Standards and practices among staff and partners and ensure these are the foundation of the office strategy and work. National Office (NO) Performance Management: Ensure excellent standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organization, which includes inspiring and maintaining high standards of work and clear accountability to stakeholders. Ensure adequate resources are acquired and managed to meet and enable quality program implementation; Specifically contribute to the further development and implementation of an alternative resource development strategy. Advocacy and Representation: Represent WV and build strategic alliances with the government of Albania and Kosovo, the Middle East & Eastern European Region (MEER) office, the WV Board, MFI Boards, donor agencies, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media. Documentation and Reporting: Report to region and external stakeholders on a regular basis; participates in the strategic and operational coordination mechanisms (internal and external). Visit work locations regularly, assess the progress of implementation and provide progress report to the Regional Leader. SKILLS REQUIRED INCLUDE: University degree or qualification in a relevant subject with a focus on leadership, team management, project management or other relevant skills. 10 years of proven experience, including programming with International NGOs/UN. Proven visionary and strategy abilities. A mature Christian with sound values and principles. Experience in Development and Advocacy programs; good understanding of humanitarian industry. Proven experience in overseeing large Government grants, major private donors and/or complex multi sectorial operations. Strong team building and coaching experience. Politically astute and well developed diplomatic skills (dealing with host government, donors and staff and WV Partnership). Proven skills in negotiation and ability to handle multiple demands from many stakeholders (networking). Innovator and calculated risk taker. Fluent in English (written and oral) is required. The role of ND Albania & Kosovo requires the ability to work in a post-communist environment having operations spread across two countries. Ability to work in multi-faith and especially Muslim contexts and to engage in interfaith relations and dialogue is essential. Familiarity with diverse Christian denominations and particularly Orthodoxy and Catholicism necessary. If you believe you have the skills and leadership experience to fulfil this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of thousands of vulnerable children in Albania & Kosovo, we'd love to hear from you. TO APPLY: Find the full description and apply online by the closing date 20 March 2015. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.
****************************** DIRECTOR OF TRADE GABORONE, BOTSWANA
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Director of Trade for an anticipated USAID-funded Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub Project located in Gaborone, Botswana. The Director of Trade will provide expert guidance while sharing best practice knowledge in order to improve regional trade and investment activities. QUALIFICATIONS: At least 10 years of experience, preferably within the SADC region, in international trade policy. A Bachelor's degree or international equivalent in a relevant discipline such as business, economics, or law required. Master's Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional experience. Experience in researching and implementing public-private partnerships to leverage funding and in-kind support. Demonstrated ability to identify and address barriers to investment and trade. Experience in trade policy and international trade law with a robust understanding of Southern African regional trade subtleties; prior experience and knowledge of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreements is preferred. Demonstrated understanding of SADC institutional architecture and SADC member states in terms of agricultural development issues, regional trade, socio-economic realities, and regional and national trade policies, and their relationship to relevant continental economic and governance institutions (e.g. AU, COMESA). A strong understanding of the enabling environment issues that countries face in the Southern Africa Region. TO APPLY: to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. Include your name, along with "15-28A Director of Trade", 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.
****************************** TECHNICAL MANAGER, YOUTH POWER SUB TASK ORDER ARLINGTON, VA
MSI is seeking a Technical Manager in Arlington. US work authorization is required. Relocation costs will not be covered. In close collaboration with MSI's Technical Director, this position is responsible for solidifying a user-friendly Youth Tool Kit (YTK) to inform and empower youth-serving organizations around the world to assess their own context and design solutions for their own needs. Existing tools (i.e., EQUIP 3, DAP, Youth Map) will be incorporated into this toolkit. The duration of this assignment will cover four to five years and consist of three phases: Phase 1: YTK Design/ Adaptation; Phase 2: YTK Piloting; and, Phase 3: YTK Refinement, Dissemination and Sustainability. REQUIRES: Master's degree in international development, social science, economics, business administration or relevant field. Minimum of four years' experience managing international development programs related to any/all of the following: youth development, monitoring & evaluation, analytics (conducting macro-based multi-sectoral assessments), and building the capacity of civil society or local governments. Demonstrated experience successfully managing or technically supporting complex USAID (preferred) State Department, or other international donor projects in high-profile programs. Excellent interpersonal skills including demonstrated leadership and team-building experience. Strong writing skills in English (writing sample may be requested). Demonstrated capacity to be successful in a high-performance setting that requires multi-tasking, clarification of needs, managing stress, and high expectations. The ability to travel if required, particularly in conflict zones. Fluency in English required; additional fluency in other languages preferred (particularly French, Arabic, or Spanish). 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
****************************** TRANSPORT SPECIALIST GABORONE, BOTSWANA
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Transport Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub Project located in Gaborone, Botswana. The Transport Specialist will support the projects efforts to implement trade and transport facilitation measures. This will include strengthening SADC Secretariat and Member State compliance with requirements and recommendations of applicable regional and international trade agreements and improving corridor management. Responsibilities include conducting and facilitating WTO Trade Facilitation Needs Self-Assessment for SADC countries that request assistance, implementing Corridor Performance Management Systems; and researching and advising on best practices for port management, border crossings, and time and cost to trade information. QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in business, transportation and logistics, international trade or other relevant fields; Master's Degree in a related field desired. Minimum three years proven working experience in transportation, corridor management or trade agreements. Minimum three years developing country work experience, particularly under U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); work experience in SADC member countries preferred. Experience in trade policy and international trade law with an understanding of Southern African regional trade subtleties; experience with WTO Trade Facilitation Agreements is preferred. Demonstrated understanding of SADC institutional architecture and SADC member states in terms of regional trade, socio-economic realities, and regional and national trade policies, and their relationship to relevant continental economic and governance institutions (e.g. AU, COMESA). A strong understanding of the enabling environment issues that countries face in the Southern Africa Region. Experience with Corridor Management and implementing Corridor Performance Management Systems (CPMS). Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze business processes, information systems, organizational policies, and human resources to determine weaknesses in processes and propose changes. Must demonstrate personal attributes such as loyalty and integrity in addition to being resourceful and flexible, which is inherent in this position. Ability to live and work in Gaborone, Botswana. TO APPLY: to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. Include your name, along with "15-28B Transport Specialist", 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.
****************************** RESEARCH LEAD, RESEARCH AND EVALUATION WASHINGTON, DC
ThinkWell Global seeks a Research Lead, Research and Evaluation. Responsibilities include: Process documentation of voucher program; Provide technical and managerial oversight to ThinkWell's research projects around the world. Directly perform research work, both quantitative and qualitative, and prepare documentation for publication. Collaborate effectively with various partners and donors. Oversee regular/ contracted staff. Contribute to seeking/ securing funding for ThinkWell's desired research projects. TO APPLY: Interested candidates please send resumes to mrodriguez@collaborativedev.com
****************************** SENIOR POLICY/INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST RWANDA
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Senior Policy/Institutional Development Specialist for the USAID Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth Project (PSD-AG) in Rwanda. The Senior Policy and Institutional Development Specialist will lead a group of long term and short term technical advisors to work on Objective One of the PSD-AG project: to assist the GoR to Increase Private Sector Investment. Objective One will include the development and implementation of a clear roadmap for attracting and supporting private investment, including clear definition of roles and responsibilities within the GoR to improve the enabling environment and work with potential investors from their expression of investment interest to the implementation of the investment. The Senior Policy and Institutional Development Specialist will also be expected to include a number of systemic and/or cross cutting issues that are critical to achieving this objective, including gender-equitable solutions to improved productivity and competitiveness, integration of youth and sustainable natural resource management that supports productivity improvements. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Quantitative Social Science or other relevant degree is required. 15 years of progressively responsible experience in the area of trade, investment framework development is highly desirable. Working experience with host country public agencies and ministries as well as with private sector advocacy organization is desirable. Demonstrated experience in policy reform process facilitation, public-private dialogue and institutions coalition building in rural economies is desirable. Working experience on policy research and policy advocacy coordination and support to both public and private business and related civil society organizations is desirable. Working experience and familiarity with agricultural development and policy issues in the African context, agriculture sector strategies and investment plans is desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication in English is desirable. TO APPLY: to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. Include your name, along with "14-23I Senior Policy Specialist", in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagents.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.
****************************** END OF PROJECT EVALUATION TEAM MEMBER NAIROBI, KENYA
MSI has an opening for a Team Member who shall conduct an end-term performance evaluation of the FIRM program. Findings and recommendations will inform USAID and other stakeholders on what has worked, what has not worked, and why. The evaluation will also guide design of anticipated similar programs in future. The period of performance of this task order will start from April-June 2015. The evaluation will focus on all the 22 Feed the Future (FTF) counties distributed across the country. Primary data collection will, however, be undertaken in a sample of counties. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in International Development, Economics, Finance, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management or relevant social science field preferred. Five (5) years' experience in evaluation design, including the selection of data collection methods on a question-specific basis and development of a detailed data analysis plan. Knowledge of financial service models for small and medium enterprises; value chains and/or projects in clean and renewable energy is preferred, but not required. Field experience with: Quantitative survey research including design of surveys, development of structured and semi-structured interview and/or observation instruments. Qualitative Survey research experience, Structured or semi-structured group interviews and/or focus groups, including the creation of written instruments and transcripts for same; content analysis and other techniques for coding and transforming group/open-ended data into analyzed information; qualitative data analysis software (NVIVO or alternative) and/or case study documentation experience; transformation of qualitative data into a quantitative form that can be merged with other quantitative data in a mixed methods analysis. Superior writing ability, including evidence of an ability to structure evaluation reports in a way that logically and transparently lays out empirical findings, conclusions and recommendations in relation to evaluation questions. Applied experience, preferred, with non-experimental theory testing techniques for examining program/ project effects (baseline reconstruction, outcome mapping, outcome harvesting, general elimination method (modus operandi), contribution analysis, lagged regressions and/or others). 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.
****************************** END OF PROJECT EVALUATION TEAM LEADER NAIROBI, KENYA
MSI has an opening for a Team Leader who shall conduct an end-term performance evaluation of the FIRM program. Findings and recommendations will inform USAID and other stakeholders on what has worked, what has not worked, and why. The evaluation will also guide design of anticipated similar programs in future. The period of performance of this task order will start from April-June 2015. The evaluation will focus on all the 22 Feed the Future (FTF) counties distributed across the country. Primary data collection will, however, be undertaken in a sample of counties. QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in International Development, Economics, Political Science, Statistics or relevant social science field preferred. Knowledge of financial service models for small and medium enterprises; value chains and/or projects in clean and renewable energy is preferred, but not required. Prior USAID evaluation experience. Evaluation design experience, including the selection of appropriate data collection methods on a question specific basis and development of a detailed data analysis plan. Basic social science research skills and basic statistics, including strong data visualization skills consistent with USAID expectations. Familiarity with and ability to apply a range of data collection methodologies covered by USAID TIPS. Field experience that includes at least some but not necessarily all of the following: Survey research experience, including development of structured and semi-structured interview and/or observation instruments, by hand and using mid-size survey aids such as EPI Info from CDC; sample size determination for specific confidence levels and confidence intervals; selection and use of other survey data (and other large data set) entry and analysis software (SPSS or alternative). Structured or semi-structured group interviews and/or focus groups, including the creation of written instruments and transcripts for same; content analysis and other techniques for coding and transforming group/open-ended data into analyzed information; qualitative data analysis software (NVIVO or alternative) and/or case study documentation experience; transformation of qualitative data into a quantitative form that can be merged with other quantitative data in a mixed methods analysis. Applied experience with non-experimental theory testing techniques for examining program/ project effects (baseline reconstruction, outcome mapping, outcome harvesting, general elimination method (modus operandi), contribution analysis, lagged regressions and/or others). Familiarity and experience with impact evaluation (experimental and quasi-experimental designs and associated tools: (power analysis; propensity score matching; regression discontinuity) preferred, including experience with USAID performance evaluations conducted by MSI. 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 STRATEGY AND RESOURCES OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
PSI is looking for a Chief Strategy and Resources Officer to think strategically about our future and execute the plan to get there. You'll be overseeing strategic initiatives, leading a range of teams from the programmatic side to health areas, and partnering closely with our new business teams to bring in new funding to PSI. We're looking for a leader who can think big (both near and long term) but who also understands the importance of getting the details right. For more information and to apply visit www.psi.org/jobs.
****************************** 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
DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INTEGRATION MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
This position provides the exciting opportunity to build on and scale up over ten years of on-the-ground change in sustainability, transportation, and urban development in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, and Turkey through capturing, analyzing, and packaging knowledge for different audiences in the fast-changing and increasingly important context of cities. REQUIRES: Master's degree in planning, urbanism, or economic/ urban development with an excellent understanding of transport, land use, climate & energy, water, vulnerability, and governance. At least 15 years of relevant experience in relevant field. Demonstrated experience crafting multi-sector strategies and projects that unify and define a clear and effective approach. Ability to synthesize multiple approaches and fields related to urbanization, particularly in less developed countries.
BOARD LIAISON WASHINGTON, DC
WRI has posted an opening for a Board Liaison to work directly with the President and Vice President for Institutional Strategy & Development to manage the activities of its distinguished international Board of Directors and support increased board member engagement in the organization. REQUIRES: Strong candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience. This position requires excellent writing, research, organizational, and communication skills, as well as exceptional interpersonal and diplomatic skills. The successful candidate will have experience working at an executive level and/or engaging executive-level individuals, and have a track record of working with a wide range of individuals in a collaborative manner. S/he must be able to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality. Experience with board affairs, fundraising and/or communications is a plus.
TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH ANALYST WASHINGTON, DC
EMBARQ has posted an opening for a full-time Transportation Research Analyst to provide research, data analysis and other support to its Integrated Transport team which conducts global research on sustainable transport and urban development, and supports Cities Network projects in Mexico, Brazil, Turkey, India, and China. REQUIRES: Master's degree in transport planning/ engineering, or urban/ regional planning with a focus on transportation. Previous coursework, work experience, internships or papers in urban transportation planning are desirable. Strong quantitative, analytical, and research skills.
ENERGY, CLIMATE & FINANCE ASSOCIATE I WASHINGTON, DC
The Associate will develop research and provide writing and project management support to the Energy and Climate team, which contributes to research and project implementation in the areas of energy, climate change and finance related to cities and urban transport. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in finance, municipal finance, urban and regional economics, urban energy policy, transport planning, urban/ regional planning, or environmental science. PhD in finance, economics, urban planning, or environmental science preferred. Demonstrated excellent written and spoken communication skills. Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese and/or Mandarin is preferred. At least 4-7 years of relevant professional experience (at least 3 years if PhD) in conducting finance or economic analyses in the field of sustainable low-carbon urban development, either in a project implementation or research capacity in a developing country.
****************************** WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
The World Trade Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Please visit our website at http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/vacan_e.htm
DIRECTOR GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Director (Grade 11) is sought in Geneva. The Director is responsible for devising the administrative and resource management policies of the Organization, overseeing their implementation and advising senior management. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree with specializations in finance and accounting. At least fifteen years' of relevant professional experience, including several years of senior level experience in a comparable organization (international organization, public sector or non-profit organization, or equivalent). Proven experience in the financial management of an organization. In-depth knowledge of several areas of financial management principles and practices, including strong knowledge of IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards) standards, budgeting, accounting and financial risk management. Closing date: 3/23/15. Vacancy no: EXT/F/15-8
TRADE POLICY ANALYST GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Trade Policy Analyst (Grade 6) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Assisting in organizing all Ministerial Conference and General Council processes and meetings, including providing close support to the respective Chairpersons. Assisting in servicing the Ministerial Conference and General Council and all related activities and coordinating with the Trade Negotiations Committee - TNC, and negotiating and other bodies. Assume responsibility for specific aspects of this work, as assigned. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in international relations, economics, law or another relevant field. Minimum two years' relevant professional experience at the national or international level. Good knowledge of the economic, legal and/or political theory and principles underlying the relevant WTO Agreements and system. Knowledge of and experience at national and/or international levels in the field of WTO law and practice, as well as horizontal knowledge and experience in the Marrakech Agreements is necessary. Closing date: 3/17/15. Vacancy no: EXT/F/15-5
****************************** 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.
HEAD, ESCAP SUBREGIONAL OFFICE FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL ASIA ALMATY
A Head, ESCAP Subregional Office for North and Central Asia (D-1) is sought in Almaty. Duties: Acts as the representative of ESCAP in the North and Central Asian subregion, including promoting the active participation of member governments in the subregion in the work of ESCAP. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, social sciences, or related field. Ph.D. degree is desirable. A minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience, including several years of experience at the international level, in economic and social analysis, poverty reduction, policy formulation and implementation, and programme management is required. Closing date: 4/24/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-ESCAP-40945-R-ALMATY (ALMA ATA) (R)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER GENEVA
An Economic Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in Geneva. The incumbent assumes responsibility for the research and advisory services for the Section/ Branch. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, international trade, standardization or related areas. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible relevant experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation in the field of international trade and/or market access. Experience in the conduct of economic assessments and impact analyses using modern analytical tools, software and databases and with technical cooperation projects is required. Closing date: 4/24/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-UNCTAD-39734-R-GENEVA (R)
PROGRAMME OFFICER ATHENS
A Programme Officer (P-3) is sought in Athens. Duties: Collaborate with participating countries, donors and stakeholders to ensure the expressed governmental needs; Ensure the exchange of information between project co-executing agencies and partners so that activities are executed in an integrated manner. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in environmental studies, economics, engineering, public administration or related disciplines. At least five years of progressively responsible work in a field associated with this post is required; work experience at international level preferably in the Mediterranean region is desirable. Closing date: 4/24/15. Vacancy no: 15- PGM-UNEP-38390-R-ATHENS (E)
PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NAIROBI
A Programme Management Officer (P-3) is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Research and analyze data relevant to proposed projects on identified priority areas and themes of the Nairobi Convention Programme of Work. Collaborate with colleagues and government officials to identify project possibilities. Review and analyze project proposals for suitability. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree (Master's or equivalent) in environmental science/ natural resources management applied to the marine environment/ resources. A minimum of five years working experience in programme management in natural resources and fundraising activities. Experience in outreach activities is essential. Familiarity with Regional Seas and previous work experience in the United Nations System and with Regional Seas governments and project management is an asset. Closing date: 4/24/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM- UNEP-38642-R-NAIROBI (E)
CHIEF, COUNTRIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SECTION BANGKOK
A Chief, Countries with Special Needs Section (P-5) is sought in Bangkok. Duties: Leads the work on the formulation, organization and management of mandated programmes of sustainable development analysis and the formulation of possible development strategies, policies and actions for adoption by the international community for the least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS) and fragile states in Asia and the Pacific region. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, finance, international trade, development economics, public economics or related area is required. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and technical analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes in the LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, or related areas, is required. Experience working in economic development issues of LDCs, LLDCs, and SIDS in the Asia-Pacific region is required. Closing date: 4/21/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-ESCAP-40090-R-BANGKOK (R)
HUMAN SETTLEMENTS OFFICER NAIROBI
A Human Settlements Officer (P-4) is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Developing work plans, in line with the UN- HABITAT Medium-term Strategic Plan 2014-2019; (b) Monitoring the implementation of work plans; (c) Ensuring the effective and efficient execution of land related projects and programmes. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in land management, geography, economics, urban planning, engineering, law or related area. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in land related projects and programmes with at least two years' experience at the international level. Proven experience in human settlements development fields, projects/ programmes design and implementation with the UN or other international agencies will be an asset. Closing date: 4/21/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-UNHABITAT-38448-R-NAIROBI (R)
****************************** ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
The Asian Development Bank seeks candidates for the following positions. To apply please visit our website at http://www.adb.org/Employment/Professional/default.asp.
DIRECTOR MANILA, PHILIPPINES
The Director will serve as a member of the senior management team of ADB's Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD), with specific responsibility for leading the department's Investment Funds and Special Initiatives Division (PSIS), which is responsible for PSOD's asset management and institutional investment activities, including private equity funds, customized investment vehicles, and other special initiatives in support of overall ADB goals. REQUIRES: Master's Degree, or equivalent, relevant to the assigned area. At least 15 years of relevant professional experience and proven track record of success in such areas as asset management, private equity funds, investment banking, commercial banking and/or the capital markets. Deep knowledge of Asia's capital markets. Experience in analyzing all aspects of investment proposals including the design, negotiation and structuring of investments as well as a successful track record of monetizing investments in funds and investee companies. Closing date: 3/20/15. Vacancy no: ADB-HR-15-0131
HEALTH SPECIALIST MANILA, PHILIPPINES
The Health Specialist will undertake analytical, thematic and sector work in the health sector. Identify, develop, process and administer loans, technical assistance (TAs) projects, and non-lending products and services (NLPS) in the health sector. Contribute to the development of health sector policy in developing member countries (DMCs). REQUIRES: Master's degree, or equivalent, in Economics (preferably with specialization in Health Economics), Health or related fields. At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in the health sector and in project administration. International experience working in development in several countries. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Closing date: 3/20/15. Vacancy no: ADB- HR-15-0133
****************************** ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks applicants for the following positions. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en
OIL MARKET ANALYST PARIS
The IEA is recruiting an oil market analyst to work in the Oil Industry and Markets Division (OIM) in the IEA's Directorate of Energy Markets and Security (EMS). The selected candidate will be part of a close-knit team that generates forecasts and analysis of the oil market under demanding deadlines. S/he will work on the IEA's monthly Oil Market Report (OMR) and the annual Medium Term Oil Market Report (MTOMR) and will provide general support work for the functioning of the division. REQUIRES: A university degree in chemical engineering, economics, international relations or other relevant disciplines. Minimum 3-7 years' experience in oil-industry and market analysis, with expertise in the downstream sector. Policy experience with exposure to energy questions in government and/or industry. Demonstrated experience in quantitative data analysis and in developing analytical methodologies. Proven skills in working with databases, spreadsheets and word-processing software. Closing date: 3/25/15. Job Number: 09742.
ENERGY ANALYST - EMERGENCY POLICY DIVISION PARIS
The selected candidate will act as a desk officer with lead responsibility for several IEA member and partner countries liaising with relevant officials in those countries about emergency response and policy issues, and energy security more generally. This will include liaising appropriately with contacts in the event of an oil supply crisis and supporting the Secretariat's preparations for a potential collective action. S/he will be the topic lead monitoring latest research and developing insightful analysis for energy security issues. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in in economics, business studies, applied statistics, political science or relevant technical subjects. Three to seven years' experience working on aspects related to oil supply security. Broad understanding of energy security in gas and/or electricity would be an advantage. Three to seven years' experience working within government administrations or international multilateral organizations to understand the key priorities of member countries' delegates. Closing date: 3/22/15. Job Number: 09738
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, WOMEN AND CHILDREN'S HEALTH MILLWOOD, VA
Project HOPE is seeking a Senior Program Officer, Women and Children's Health in Millwood. This position functions as the leading technical role for the portfolio of Women's and Children's Health programs and provides leadership, strategic direction, and technical guidance throughout the institution. Responsible for helping to expand the scope of Project HOPE's Women's and Children's Health portfolio through support of existing projects and proactively seeking opportunities for new programs. Provides technical assistance and works to improve the quality and impact of on-going programs and expert advice regarding program design and program content for new Women's and Children's Health initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of MPH required. At least five years' experience in managing international women & children's health programs, including direct implementation of health projects, with demonstrated experience as resource person for program monitoring in the area of Maternal and Child Health while focusing on community level programs where beneficiaries are linked to available health services and health education. Experience in area of behavior change leading to improved health outcomes for women and children is expected. Familiarity with TB, HIV/AIDS, Economic Strengthening or Chronic diseases is a plus. TO APPLY: Please apply using the following link: https://projecthope.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=82.
****************************** *BIODIVERSITY CONSTITUENCY BUILDING AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
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. Pact seeks a Biodiversity Constituency Building and Communications Specialist for an anticipated global project that will support USAID and its partners to better integrate biodiversity for improved outcomes in conservation and other international development sectors. Expected results under this project include: integration of biodiversity and other development sectors in USAID supported by building the internal enabling environment and technical capacity with the Agency for integration; the evidence base for biodiversity and development integration improved and used by decision makers to influence development practice; and broader external constituencies identified and engaged to support integration. Position Purpose: The Biodiversity Constituency Building and Communications Specialist will be responsible for providing substantial technical direction, input and management of activities relating to biodiversity integration within USAID and engagement with external constituencies. In so doing, key champions and partnerships will be supported and leveraged to influence other sector actors, who in turn will support and catalyze actions to further biodiversity integration. Key private sector development partnerships will be examined and insights leveraged to advance the integration agenda. Support will be given to USAID's Forest and Biodiversity unit to incorporate behavior change, social marketing and paradigm shift expertise and knowledge into their approaches and strategies. Key Responsibilities : Specific Duties: Work with USAID to identify and ensure strategic engagement in international fora relevant to integration (including and beyond the traditional biodiversity realm) and identify key potential partners and allies to further the integration of biodiversity and development in multiple spheres. Lead in identifying communications audiences and messages. Oversee related activities, products and events. Form partnerships and build alliances for development, including with international donors, private sector actors, NGOs, and research bodies. Basic REQUIREMENTS: At least a Master's degree in international development, biodiversity conservation, ecology, economics, finance, sociology, anthropology, public administration, or other relevant field. At least 6 years (8-10 years preferred) experience in international development or closely related field, with experience working with projects in the developing world; Demonstrated management skills and experience sufficient to oversee major components of an integrated, multi-year project; Demonstrated ability to effectively form partnerships and build alliances for development, including with international donors, private sector actors, NGOs, and research bodies; Experience with analyses of influence pathways and developing strategic messaging and communications, and using data and evidence to persuade or influence; Substantial expertise in biodiversity and natural resources management as well as at least one of the following areas: global health, democracy and governance, global climate change, economic growth; and relevant language expertise (e.g., French, Spanish, Bahasa, or Portuguese, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER / GUINEA PROGRAM DIRECTOR CONAKRY, GUINEA
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programs is seeking a Sr. Program Officer/ Guinea Program Director in Conakry. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), a five-year USAID-funded project supporting strategic health communication programs in developing countries, with an emphasis on capacity strengthening of country-based partners. HC3 has been tasked by USAID to assist with the communication aspects of the Ebola response and the secondary impacts of Ebola, including restoring basic health services, with particular emphasis on support to health communication programming in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The HC3 Guinea Program Director will provide overall project management, financial oversight and project reporting for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded HC3 project in Guinea under the guidance and mentorship of The West Africa Regional Director. The Country Program Director will liaise with the local Ministry of Health (MoH) and Guinean Ebola Response and MNCH counterparts as well as other implementing partners and donors focused on social and behavior change communication (SBCC), Ebola response and prevention, secondary impacts, as well as MNCH. Provide strategic leadership and vision to HC3 Guinea staff, including managing the startup of HC3 Ebola and MCH program activities in country and onboarding of new local and expat staff. Provide administrative, programmatic, and managerial oversight to all aspects of the program; coordinate effective implementation of program and research activities, including development of work plans and facilitate their timely implementation; develop program implementation budgets and monitor budget expenditures; manage and supervise local staff including relevant program partners. Make programmatic decisions and troubleshoot implementation challenges; oversee program data quality compliance, including developing data tracking systems and monitoring records to ensure program meets USAID audit standards; approve local financial transactions and manage and authorize expenditures from local bank accounts; supervise and approve all aspects of project procurement and logistics, including office infrastructure and vehicles; sub grant development, including compliance with programmatic objectives and Johns Hopkins University (JHU)/ USAID financial and administrative regulations. Identify appropriate opportunities to draw on the full range of activities in the HC3 portfolio. Liaise in-country with other HC3 partners, as appropriate. Submit timely program reports to USAID and JHU*CCP Headquarters on a quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis; disseminate program success stories and share information. Serve as a spokesperson and advocate, represent JHU*CCP and the HC3 Guinea project to the USAID mission in Conakry, donors, Government of Guinea, cooperating agencies, and others; develop new business opportunities for JHU*CCP as appropriate. Engage in the cross-fertilization of ideas and capacity-building across the West Africa Regional Program. Management and Supervision: Will provide technical support and oversight to all employees and consultants/ contractors working on the above. Coordinate with other senior program managers on strategic project management. Identify learning needs and coordinate learning sessions for program staff. Conduct staff appraisals as appropriate. This is a general description of the required job duties which does not included additional duties as assigned. This position will be based in Conakry, Guinea. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree (M.A., MHS, MPH, MBA) required. Five years senior-level field-based health development program management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Extensive experience in capacity building for health programming in Africa, and/or managing social and behavior change communication programs. Previous experience working with USAID funded projects, and familiarity with USAID policies and procedures. In- depth program experience in sub-Saharan Africa and experience in technical, financial and administrative oversight. Skilled manager with ability to oversee and motivate staff for sound, effective, evidence and results based programming. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public, and/or donors. Ability to work with and understand foreign currency exchanges. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to work in fast-paced dynamic environment with multiple partners. Flexible and independent. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A "can do" attitude, with the appropriate follow through. Required Language Skills: Fluent French and English. Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education. Preferred Qualifications: Ten years relevant experience. JHU Equivalency Formula:18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education required for the respective job. TO APPLY: To view a detailed job description and apply online, please visit http://jobs.jhu.edu and search using the 5-digit requisition number, 65202. Salary is competitive. We offer excellent benefits in a smoke-free/drug-free environment. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre- employment background check. AA/EEOE. Direct Link to Posting: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=65202&view=sch.
****************************** *SENIOR RESEARCH DATA ANALYST / RESEARCH MANAGER CONAKRY, GUINEA
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programs is seeking a Sr. Research Data Analyst/ Research Manager in Conakry. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), a five-year USAID-funded project supporting strategic health communication programs in developing countries, with an emphasis on capacity strengthening of country-based partners. HC3 has been tasked by USAID to assist with the communication aspects of the Ebola response and the secondary impacts of Ebola, including restoring basic health services, with particular emphasis on support to health communication programming in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The Research Manager will contribute to the research activities conducted as part of HC3 by providing substantial and important recommendations to the design and methodologies used by these studies and by taking primary responsibility for data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting on the findings from these studies. Individuals in the Research Manager position will require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in statistical analyses and/or quantitative or qualitative research methods. This role will support formative research, monitoring and evaluation for health communication projects that are part of the effort to control and prevent the spread of Ebola and promote maternal, neonatal, child health in Guinea. The Research Manager will serve as a member of the Johns Hopkins CCP Ebola Monitoring and Evaluation Team, provide technical assistance health communication monitoring and evaluation, assist in the recruitment and provide ongoing mentorship to any monitoring and evaluation consultants or staff that CCP hires in Conakry, assist the program team in translating research and evaluation findings into programmatic recommendations and, oversee the implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems on the ground in Guinea. Develop detailed data collection and analysis methodologies, including defining in detail data requirements, data sources and proper data collection procedures, e.g., appropriate data collection instruments, data coding, and databases. Develop and implement data collection quality assurance procedures to ensure data accuracy and the validity and reliability of the study results. Create, maintain and safeguard electronic databases and any other data collection files. Supervise data collection activities; more typically supervising locally hired staff to perform data collection activities using defined forms and methods (e.g., interview and group discussion guides, surveys questionnaires, format for secondary data collection and analysis from available sources). Using their knowledge of statistical and textual data analysis, perform qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis and interpretation of study data. Generate reports, charts, tables and presentations of the research findings. Use GIS methodologies when required. Facilitate the coordination of research, monitoring and evaluation activities at a national level for the Ebola response and its secondary impact. Serve as resource for research staff and field data coordinators regarding data issues; collection, entry, quality and transfer. Contribute to the writing of reports and any other type of publication. Present research findings at meetings when needed. Support the preparation of IRB protocols when needed. Train counterparts and in-country research consultants in appropriate research procedures. With the study PI, monitor compliance with human subjects research guidelines on all assigned projects. Must be able to travel to and within Guinea as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimally require Master's degree in related discipline, e.g. communication, public health or related behavioral science. Typically require PhD. One year related experience. Quantitative and qualitative research skills required; working knowledge of GIS desirable. One year related experience in research on health communication, health promotion or social marketing in international settings required. Required Language Skills: Fluent French and English. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. TO APPLY: To view a detailed job description and apply online, please visit http://jobs.jhu.edu and search using the 5-digit requisition number, 65075. Salary is competitive. We offer excellent benefits in a smoke-free/ drug-free environment. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check. AA/EEOE Direct Link to Posting: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=65075&view=sch
****************************** *REGIONAL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR ACCRA, GHANA
CARE is seeking a talented Regional Strategic Partnership Director who is primarily responsible for leading a strategic approach to building and strengthening CARE's relationship with the key donors in West Africa which are aligned with Regional, sub regional and country offices program focus and strategy. Expected Travel: up to 40%; Language Requirement: English, French; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The position allows CARE to play an active role in a variety of important Regional-based arenas, building and managing stronger relations and partnerships with key Donors and regional and national representations with primary focus on United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), European Union (EU), and other relevant international development community. The Regional Strategic Partnership Director will report to the West Africa Regional Director and collaborate closely with Country office Leadership, Regional Management Team, CARE Member Partners' technical teams, Fund raising Teams, Policy and Advocacy, communication in identifying, developing, coordinating, and maintaining CARE's relationships and partnerships with Key Donors Representations at sub/regional and country level. The incumbent role will help support and strengthen CARE West Africa regional strategy to grow its donor resource base. Primary Responsibilities: Business intelligence gathering and planning; Strategic relationship management; Networking, communication and outreach; Capacity building; Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, International Development or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. No less than 8-10 years senior management experience in either/or both the non-profit and for-profit context. Experience working with and through Key Donors context and entities - with a strong and demonstrable working knowledge, connections and networks with USAID, DFID, EU, Danish International Dev't Agency (DANIDA), Norwegian Agency for Dev't (NORAD) etc. Experience in international development. Proven experience in results orientated relationship management, networking, marketing and intelligence gathering. Knowledge of DONOR rules and regulations. Experience with the wider Private Voluntary Organizations (PVO) community. Excellent interpersonal skills. Solid understanding of the competitive bids process and recruitment function. Ability to think strategically. Ability to work in a fast -paced and extremely time-sensitive environment (handle pressure). Strong oral & written skills. Excellent organization skills. Computer literacy (Microsoft). Self-starter. Ability to collaborate with a variety of people (team player). Ability to make decisions. Ability and desire to network, both within and outside of CARE. Flexibility. Sensitivity to deadlines. Intellectually curious. Thorough knowledge and understanding of international development issues and significant knowledge of key bureaus and offices in Donors regional representations. Excellent representational skills and ability to develop and provide well informed presentations about CARE for high-level audiences. Familiarity and ease with political environment of key Donors. Adaptability to a variety of contexts and situations. Skills using social media. Negotiation skills. Strategic thinker. Understand the importance of and experience with managing diversity. Ability to adapt and operate in range of contexts. TO APPLY: visit http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 592. 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.
****************************** *DONOR AND GRANTS COORDINATOR JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN
CARE is seeking a talented Donor and Grants Coordinator to ensure that CARE South Sudan meets the expectations of donors and carries out agreed activities in compliance with donor agreements. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position promotes synergy and coordination between thematic and geographic teams, finance, and program support teams to ensure the development and submission of high quality reports. They coordinate the processes for centralizing financial and programmatic reporting including M&E and sub-awards data management. They build the capacity of Country Office and partner staff to develop reports, and to understand and meet donor requirements in implementation. They ensure that the Country Office's progress against its strategic directions and targets is measured and monitored, and its strategy adjusted as appropriate to ensure that CARE remains relevant and effective in South Sudan. They represent CARE South Sudan in assigned areas as designated including program and technical representation with donors. Primary Responsibilities: Reporting; Obtain, maintain and share grant information; Guide grant processes through project cycle; Systems and Capacity Development; Other tasks as required. PRIMARY SKILLS: Relevant University Degree. At least 5 years' experience working in a humanitarian or development setting. At least 5 years' experience with donor reporting. Experience with grant management. Excellent writing skills. People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner. Resilience/ Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Has experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts. Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills. Communications: Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of CARE. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills. Team player, with strong collaboration and advisory skills. Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE's core values and humanitarian principles. Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, participatory approach and sustainable development. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 593. 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.
****************************** *DEPUTY COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, PROGRAMS ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR
Population Services International is seeking a Deputy Country Representative, Programs in Antananarivo. RESPONSIBILITIES: Include, but not limited to: Direct Malaria, Child Survival, Reproductive Health and HIV/STI departments in the planning and implementation of all programmatic activities in accordance with workplans, evidence based research, and platform strategic plan. QUALIFICATIONS: Significant programmatic and managerial experience in one or more of the following areas: reproductive health/ family planning and neonatal care, malaria prevention and treatment, child survival & development (including nutrition), WASH, HIV/STI prevention. Strong project management skills (knowledge of Microsoft Project would be a plus). Demonstrated experience in integrating evidence based research into programs. At least five years' work experience in a developing country. MPH required, other relevant degrees are bonus. Knowledge of international development and health issues. Familiarity and experience in dealing with the international donor community - particularly the Global Fund and USAID, and UN Agencies a plus. Excellent bilingual writing and presentation skills. Fluency in English and French. 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/ysbp52y
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY LIBERIA, MONROVIA
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party. Project Description: The Liberia Voice and Accountability Initiative (LAVI) will be a 5-year, USAID-funded project that aims to strengthen linkages among Liberian stakeholders engaged in similar issues, build the organizational capacity of local civil society organizations (CSOs) to engage the government on issue-based reforms, and develop the local market for capacity development services. FHI 360 seeks a Chief of Party (COP) to provide overall management and technical direction to project activities. The COP will be the primary liaison between the project and USAID/Liberia, will ensure responsiveness to the client, and will oversee the delivery of high-quality technical assistance to project beneficiaries, ensuring an integrated vision among components and actors. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results. Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization's requirements. Provide direction on senior-level policy and technical dialogue with the Ministry of Health and other government ministries and units, working in staff as appropriate. Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program. Ensure the timely and complete submission of all performance reports and responses to donor requests for performance, success stories, and financial information for the program. Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion. Ensure compliance with all donor-related, organization's, and program-specific policies. Supervise and mentor all senior management staff. Provide managerial oversight to all project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with the organization's and USG regulations. Oversee the sub-contract and sub-grant cycle from pre-award to close-out including solicitation processes, pre-award, award, monitoring and close-out of sub-awards based on donor regulations, policies, and procedures. Respond to issues that arise during sub-award/ contract, and award program implementation including but not limited to financial reporting, issuing modifications, oversight of compliance with terms and conditions and resolution of disputes, and resolving audit (financial and/or general performance) findings. Provide oversight for the project's financial management systems and ensure that they are in line with the organization's policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations. Ensure preparation and submission of complete and accurate financial reports and cash requests to organization's HQ and USAID. Oversees project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, sub- awards and lead the preparation of budget amendments/ modification for negotiation with donor. Review and monitor program budgets vs. actual expenditures including Life of Project (LOP) and Field office Financial Reports and Monthly Expense Reports received from the organization's headquarters. Recruit, supervise, mentor, and motivate project team which includes staff from the organization and international and national partners. Actively work on team- building to ensure productive staff. Oversee execution of the organization's personnel policies and ensure that policies and procedures are clearly communicated to staff, and are respected. Liaise with donor personnel, including the COTR and Contracts on funded activities. Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with government federal and regional entities to support project implementation. Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project. Liaise with headquarters Technical Team, Contracts & Grants, Finance, and Compliance staff to monitor donor regulations and policies for changes affecting the program. Ensure effective communication across the entire project with team and relevant stakeholders. This includes (1) providing regular briefings and updates to relevant parties (e.g., supervisors) (2) facilitating regular team meetings to share information across project components and (3) contribute to positive and smoothly functioning relationships with external partners, including international partners and national implementing partners. Coordinate with other donor implementing partners on common objectives and activities, as needed. Maintain a strong and wide network with key partners and stakeholders in assigned area, and ensure that the project is represented on appropriate steering and advisory groups. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or its International Equivalent in Knowledge/ Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/ Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Typically requires a minimum of 15+ years with project management experience. Typically requires a minimum of 5+ years of Chief of Party experience on government funded sector and/or value chain development projects. Demonstrated experience in multi-sector project management and implementation. Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/ international in scope. Excellent management, communication, and organization skills are required. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Experience operating in insecure environments. Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO). We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Liberia is currently experiencing an Ebola outbreak and position may require travel to outlying counties and communities throughout Liberia. Potential candidates are highly encouraged to consider all health and safety precautions before submitting an application of interest. If you are selected to fill the position, you will be required to attend a safety and security training and comply with all FHI 360 policies and procedures at all times. 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, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: visit https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15265/chief-of- party/job. Vacancy no: 15265.
****************************** *SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Senior Human Resources Officer in Washington, DC. Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Pact Human Resources team supports this mission, and Pact's culture, by fostering a worldwide work environment that inspires excellence through internal consulting, a focus on timely problem resolution and delivery of efficient, cost-effective and customer responsive programs. The Pact HR team seeks to focus its resources and efforts on the entire lifecycle of employee activities with ongoing attention to employee engagement, efficient and timely operations and compliance. Position Purpose: The Senior HR Officer provides practical, timely support, advice and direction to Pact staff on the full life cycle of HR activities. Activities and support include; expatriate allowances, HR policy and procedures interpretation, donor and legal regulations as well as provides support on employee relations as well as compensation and benefits practices. The Sr. HR Officer is the key point of contact for all expatriate employees and also serves to facilitate the timely engagement of Pact Country Offices for HR best practice activities. This position truly is a Generalist in its nature. Key Responsibilities: Expatriate Support and Global Mobility: Functions as the primary owner of global mobility administration for the full life-cycle of an expatriate from pre-assignment through post-assignment; Provides best in class support, service, guidance and contextual detail to expatriate, and HQ, staff for a variety of employment related questions, concerns and issues related to the full HR life cycle; Coordinates and facilitates on-boarding and off-boarding of expatriate staff; Manages and supports operational issues related to expatriate employees, including post related allowances, health and welfare and retirement plans, and others as identified; Maintains the Expatriate Employee Reference Guide and other governing documents to ensure all are current and in line with common practices and communicated to applicable staff on a timely basis. HR Operations - Employee life cycle: Raises HR- related issues with managers in a proactive and diplomatic fashion, identifying practical solutions and appropriate action plans; Reviews, revises and streamlines general HR procedures and forms to enhance efficiency and effectiveness; Collaborates with the Recruiting team to analyze and generate offers of employment, with a focus on applicability of Pact and donor policy as related to allowances and other applicable benefits; Utilizes outside resources in order to address employee issues and concerns as needed; Conducts exit interviews, identifying trends and recommending actions to address concerns; Develops and maintain periodic human resources reports for management, utilizing standard HR-related metrics; Develops, updates, implements and/or communicates personnel policies and procedures in compliance with standard HR practices, laws and regulations; Understands and is able to serve as back-up on all functions completed by the fellow Senior HR Officer, including payroll, HRIS, onboarding and off-boarding. International HR: Engages International Country Offices on a variety of HR issues and initiatives while providing clear guidance and communication related to labor law, comp and benefits, employee relations, etc.; Manage annual performance review process with country offices; Identifies areas for proactive engagement of local country with the goal to provide engaging HR service. Compliance: Conduct periodic internal audits to ensure compliance with IRS, DOL, ERISA, federal and state statutes and regulations; assist with compilation of statistics and material in support of affirmative action and various compliance requirements; Identifies avenues for communication and knowledge sharing via sharing tools and other innovative methods; Maintain all HR files (public and private) in easy-to-navigate electronic files, in compliance with document retention policies; Other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of eight years relevant Human Resources experience; Critical thinker with constructive approach to problem solving. Will have the ability to identify issues and opportunities, provide recommendations and solutions in order to reach consensus with multiple stakeholders; A focus and dedicated approach to providing effective customer service; Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information; Demonstrated cross- cultural competencies; Well organized with the demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment; Demonstrated ability to be professional, calm, flexible, resilient, solution oriented, and creative; Excellent oral and written communication and skills; Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Visio) as well as capacity to operate in databases including HRIS, etc.; Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%). Preferred Qualifications: Experience with USAID and/or other NGO operating in donor funded environment; Three years' experience with International Human Resources; PHR, SPHR, GPHR or other certification; Fluency in English and proficiency in one other language, preferably French. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0013. 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 / HOUSEHOLD ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING DIRECTOR KINSHASA, DRC
Pact is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party/ Household Economic Strengthening Director. This position is contingent based on contract award. Position summary: The Economic Strengthening/ Livelihood Specialist will provide technical leadership to the development of strategies, guidelines and manuals, and rolling out of these to ensure that community members and households caring for vulnerable children have increased and ongoing capacity to meet their basic needs. The post holder will lead the design, planning and implementation of technical interventions to improve household livelihood and asset base to meet basic needs of children and support self-reliance. In order to improve the enabling environment in the country, the position holder will network, share and coordinate with all stakeholders of in the DRC including micro and small enterprise development agency, microfinance institutions, Cooperative Agencies, and other government units. He/She will ensure that the OVC Project interventions are performed as planned and to bring about the desired impact through monitoring, evaluation, research and documenting lessons learned. The position will be based in Kinshasa. Specific duties and responsibilities: Leads the development of strategies, approaches, systems and guidelines to ensure that households caring for highly vulnerable children have increased capacity to meet the basic needs of children and supports self-reliance. Defines and executes economic strengthening models, standards, elaborates steps to meet the standards, and mobilizes support. Defines and executes economic strengthening monitoring systems and development of tools to track progresses. Advises the project leadership consortium partners issues related to livelihood improvement/ economic strengthening for better decision making. Meets and works with policy makers such as government officials to facilitate better understanding and coordination among the actors in improving policy environment for Livelihood improvement for highly vulnerable families and children including the development of microenterprise development strategy. Takes a leading role in the organization of national and international level workshops on economic strengthening related areas. Organizes and facilitates presentations, reports and other documentation on related training events and field program operations. Ensures that implementation of field programs proceeds according to approved plans and in accordance with set standards and guidelines. Liaises and coordinates with Pact country and home office technical specialists and program team for integration, synergy and technical support. Works with Project Results and Measurement team to undertake project to identify indicators, conduct baseline studies, annual reviews, midterm assessments and final evaluations. Reviews project assessment reports, compiles and shares lessons for further improvement and for future considerations. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in child development, social work, social sciences or related field. At least 10 years of experience in the design, management, monitoring, and evaluation of comprehensive, community-based OVC programming, social services system strengthening, and household economic strengthening. Demonstrated leadership, strategic planning, and technical skills in programming for orphans and vulnerable children with a focus on improving children's health, nutrition, education, protection, psychosocial well-being, and care as well as addressing household economic and food security. At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in household economic strengthening interventions. Three years of mid-to-senior level experience in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating programs for children infected or affected by HIV, with particular experience in child and youth development programs (e.g. OVC, Early Childhood Development, adolescent reproductive health, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0027. 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.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY, ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN, DRC LUBUMBASHI, KATANGA
Pact is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of a large USAID OVC program in the DRC. Chief of Party will have primary responsibility for all aspects of program implementation and coordination with other programs, partners, and GDRC entities. The Chief of Party acts as the principal liaison with USAID and is the supervisor of all other program personnel. He/she will be based in Lubumbashi, Katanga. Specific Duties: Ensure high- quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual workplans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with HQ and donor requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grantmaking mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact HR policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. QUALIFICATIONS: Fluency in both French and English. Not less than 10 years of relevant senior activity management experience managing large donor-funded, child-focused programs. No less than 5 years of experience in a range of child protection interventions/ approaches for vulnerable children in francophone Africa. Demonstrated experience pursuing child-level outcomes from household-level interventions. Demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries. Master's degree preferred in public health, social work, management or related field. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0025.
******************************* *GOVERNANCE AND COMPLIANCE SENIOR ADVISOR GREAT LAKES REGION
Pact is seeking a Governance and Compliance Senior Advisor. Under the supervision of the Regional Program Director, the Governance and Compliance Sr. Advisor supports program activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi and other countries in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. This senior role is of pivotal importance to Pact's programs in the Region, particularly those in Pact's Mines to Markets portfolio. The Sr. Advisor will have a key role in Pact's work in conflict-free mineral supply chains, including the ITRI Tin Supply Chain Initiative (iTSCi), contributing to the integrity and assurance of project work in this space. Tasks will include, but are not limited to: Supporting the iTSCi Regional Director with strategic planning, political engagement, media engagement and other external relations. Supporting the iTSCi Reporting & Data team with following-up on incidents and infractions of the mineral traceability and due diligence system. Carrying out feasibility studies and contributing to Political Economy Analyses as required. Reviewing, updating and supporting the implementation of country-level security plans for the Region; facilitating training on security issues as needed; supporting the Regional Senior Program Director in liaising with Pact HQ on security. Coordinating and communicating between project managers on key issues relating to incident protocols and reporting, security measures, communications standards. Representing Pact and iTSCi as required in local, national, regional and international forums. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with HQ and donor requirements, policies and regulations. Basic REQUIREMENTS: BA and at 8/10 years of relevant experience (or equivalent). Willingness and ability to be posted in the Great Lakes Region. Fluent in English and French with excellent communication and writing skills. Experience of working in the Great Lakes Region and a willingness to undertake extensive fieldwork, often in challenging conditions. Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree. Experience and demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain complex systems and procedures involving multiple implementation sites, multiple partners and diverse beneficiaries. Diplomacy and negotiation skills that demonstrate ability to collaborate and coordinate with a range of stakeholders and complex priorities; conflict resolution skills; a strong appreciation of the importance of confidentiality, critical evaluation, and their relevance to security. Background in foreign policy, political economy analysis, regional security, investigative journalism, or other relevant areas. Demonstrate strong behavioral competencies including the ability to exercise discernment, share success, take action with conviction, keep Pact's promises and provide inspiration. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0012. 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.
****************************** *COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER BEIJING, CHINA
The Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, the Beijing office of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, is seeking to hire a Communications Manager to run the communications team. Responsibilities will include working with the Center scholars and supervising the communications team to design and implement events, outreach, and engagement strategies with stakeholders including government, academic, media, and policymakers. Position will also review and promote all center content including publishing on the center's bilingual websites, electronic mailings, and promotion across social and traditional media platforms. Other duties include working to develop the long-term programming of the center to support fundraising and development efforts. REQUIRES: The ideal candidate will be a near-native English speaker with conversational Mandarin; must hold at least a bachelor's degree, preferably in communications, international affairs, political science, or public policy; and have approximately five years of experience in communications. Experience working in China and within China's policy and NGO community, will be highly regarded. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with excellent attention to detail who has the ability to motivate and lead a team, is extremely well organized, and is capable of both multitasking and managing multiple deadlines. The ability to work well with others in a cross-cultural and professional office environment is essential. A high degree of interpersonal skills, good judgment, the ability to manage expectations, lead and enfranchise a cross-cultural team, and deliver results in a fast-paced working environment is a must. This position will manage and supervise approximately four staff members and report directly to the Director of the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center. TO APPLY: please submit your English resume/CV and a cover letter detailing your interest and experience to https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/189256.html.
****************************** *MANAGING DIRECTOR, GLOBAL ENGINEERING PROGRAMS WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA
Purdue University's College of Engineering invites applications for the position of Managing Director of Global Engineering Programs (GEP). The College of Engineering is in the midst of a period of remarkable growth (CoE_Strategic_Growth_Plan) where global impact is a key goal. The GEP helps the College towards this goal by developing international research and engagement programs for its faculty and staff and by improving the global competency of its students through productive study abroad experiences. The Managing Director of GEP is responsible for growing international research and engagement programs for the College of Engineering. This includes: helping the College grow R and D funding for international development from federal/ international agencies/ philanthropic organizations; helping grow engineering faculty research collaboration overseas (Europe, Asia, Latin America etc.) by leveraging external funding opportunities; and developing other strategic international partnerships such as for capacity building etc. The Managing Director liaises with corporations, foundations, governments, NGOs, international bodies, as well as Units within Purdue to lay a foundation for international project partnership. The Managing Director alerts engineering faculty to relevant calls for proposals for international development R and D as well as international research collaboration opportunities from federal and international agencies and foundations. The Managing Director works closely with faculty PIs and other Units across the University to assemble large multi-PI proposals in international development or other international partnerships. The Managing Director is expected to travel domestically and internationally for meetings with partners/ sponsors/ funding agencies, project design/ monitoring/ evaluation, and conferences/ seminars. The Managing Director also supervises the GEP's Innovation in International Development Lab (I2D Lab) which aims to grow R and D funding in global development and foster a community of Engineering faculty and students working in technology driven social/ market-based innovation for grand challenges in global development (energy access, healthcare, water and sanitation, labor-saving innovation, disaster relief, information and communication technologies for economic development) with priority international partners. The managing director will supervise and mentor the 2D Lab staff and manage relationships with its international partners. The Managing Director will provide leadership and supervision in organizing special events, create reports and other documentation as needed and work with development to raise external funds for the GEP/I2D Lab. The Managing Director reports to the Associate Dean for Global Engineering Programs and is considered part of the GEP leadership. REQUIREMENTS: The candidate must have a graduate degree (MS/MBA or PhD) with at least one degree in Engineering, Science, Agriculture Management, International development, Peace studies, Foreign policy or related fields and must have a minimum of five years relevant work experience in some of the following areas: developing and managing international partnerships, grant writing and assembling large-scale proposals, managing large-scale interdisciplinary research projects, working in international relief and development, closely interacting with funding agencies in global development (USAID/ philanthropic organizations), interacting with agencies that fund research collaboration between US and overseas partners, and fundraising activities. Fluency in a major foreign language is a plus. Founded in 1869 as a land- grant university, Purdue is a world renowned research university with some 39,000 total students and 3,000 faculty. Located in West Lafayette, Indiana about one hour north of Indianapolis and 2 hours south of Chicago, Purdue is known both nationally and internationally for its premier engineering programs with high rankings, top faculty, amazing facilities and famous alumni. TO APPLY: All applicants must apply via Purdue's online recruitment system. No other applications will be accepted. Online application: http://bit.ly/1DmScwE Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. TO APPLY: Candidates may apply online at: www.purdue.edu/careers and reference Job #1500279.
****************************** *MARY JANE LEADER - EVALUATION, LEARNING AND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP ATLANTA, GA
CARE is seeking a Mary Jane Leader - Evaluation, Learning and Research Fellowship to assist the team in generating learning and evidence from CARE's existing Sexual Reproductive and Maternal Health (SRMH) programs of what works for improving the sexual, reproductive and maternal health of women and girls. Expected Travel: up to 50%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Fellow-Pay; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. As CARE's SRMH program needs and priorities change throughout a project cycle, the specifics of a fellow's scope of work would depend on timing and opportunities available. Fellowship scopes could include: rigorous research or analysis of existing program data for publication in a peer-reviewed publication; in-depth documentation and assessment of learning from a given program or approach; economic analysis to support scale-up of an intervention; or adaptation and development of tools and training materials. Deliverables from a fellowship could include a research paper for submission to a peer-reviewed journal or an in-depth evaluation brief, which would be shared widely across CARE and externally at the conclusion of the fellowship. Primary Responsibilities: Assist with the analysis of the Maternal Health Alliance end-line data and publish papers; Design an evaluation of the initiatives surrounding scale-up of the CARE's Community Score Card (CSC) in Malawi or conduct a cost analysis; Develop an adaptation of the CSC approach for adolescents and evaluate its effectiveness; Develop training materials that could be used by our CSC technical experts to spread this innovation and assess its implementation; Requires one year commitment. PRIMARY SKILLS: Given the technical understanding and capacity required for such a fellowship, target candidates include recent graduates from a masters or doctoral program in public health, international development or similar field of study; or early- to mid-career evaluation researchers, statisticians or economists. Fellowship would be located in CARE's headquarters (Atlanta, Georgia or Washington, DC) and Fellows would need to be able and willing to spend extended periods of time in CARE country offices. Candidates must be able to work independently and lead projects with minimal direction. Excellent research and writing skills are required. Candidate must demonstrate experience with either qualitative or quantitative analysis, as well as experience writing technical publications. Experience in analysis of data related to sexual, reproductive and maternal health preferred. Experience in writing publications for peer-reviewed journals preferred. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 581. 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.
****************************** *TECHNICAL ADVISOR, ICTFORAG WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Technical Advisor. TechLab is seeking an ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) for Agriculture Advisor to work closely with FHI 360 projects and staff focusing on adapting to the impacts of climate change and variability, food security, nutrition and sustainable rural livelihoods to integrate information communications technologies to improve access to information and direct services. With a strong understanding of facilitation and systems thinking to catalyze the use of ICTs among market actors, s/he will be responsible for building FHI 360's visibility and expertise in the ICTforAg sector. This job will focus on three core areas: new business development, technical assistance, and thought leadership. QUALIFICATIONS: 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, or experience in either agriculture or ITC. Experience in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia strongly preferred. Experience working with USAID and other international donors required. Demonstrated understanding of facilitation and market systems thinking. Demonstrated ability to work with multi-sectoral teams; Strong presentation skills; Ability to travel internationally; 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. TO APPLY: visit https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15276/technical-advisor%2c-ictforag/job. Vacancy no: 15276.
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY, EVALUATION, MONITORING, & SURVEY SERVICES PROJECT VIETNAM
MSI is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party for the Evaluation, Monitoring, and Survey Services project funded by USAID/Vietnam. This five-year Hanoi-based project will assist the USAID Vietnam Mission to design and carry out various evaluations, monitoring surveys, and performance management studies. The project will also provide monitoring and evaluation training to Mission staff and implementing partners. The Deputy Chief of Party/ Monitoring and Evaluation Program Manager will serve as the M&E program Manager and provide direct support for the technical, administration, and managerial operations of the VEMSS program. The position provides key support to the Chief of Party on all management areas under her/his direct supervision. REQUIRES: A minimum of 8 years of professional experience with at least five (5) years of experience in the management and administration of development assistance activities is required. Proven leadership, management and supervisory skills supporting complex activities involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions. Experience working on USAID or other donor-funded social and economic development programs. Experience working in complex environments involving multiple organizations, with a demonstrated ability to work with and build productive relationships with senior USAID and other donor officials, Government of Vietnam officials, and project implementing agencies. Experience in performance monitoring and evaluation. Experience in providing training related to monitoring and evaluation services is desired, but not required. Demonstrated ability to direct and oversee the work of M&E teams that may come from diverse backgrounds, experiences, genders, and cultures. Experience in providing technical quality control over M&E related services, including reviewing proposed evaluation methodologies, implementing agency monitoring and reporting systems and overseeing surveys. An ability to manage work plans and lead meetings with senior government officials. Master's degree in business or financial administration, monitoring and evaluation, public policy or social science research, international cooperation/ international development, or a related field (or 8 years of relevant experience in lieu of a master's degree). Fluency in Vietnamese and strong written and oral communications skills in English. Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural development context in Vietnam. 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, M&E SUPPORT PROJECTS VARIOUS COUNTRIES
MSI is currently seeking candidates for Chief of Party Roles for several upcoming M&E support projects. The COP will be responsible for providing overall leadership management of the entire program, as well as administrative, financial and technical oversight. S/he will be responsible for ensuring the completion of all tasks and objectives designated by the client. QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of ten years of experiencing managing projects in developing countries. Experience managing M&E programs. Project management experience in East and/or West Africa or LAC region preferred. Post-conflict environment experience is desired. Strong technical expertise in leading evaluations and overseeing monitoring activities. An advanced degree in international development, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field. Demonstrated writing and presentation ability. A proven ability to successfully lead an intercultural team in a development context. Fluency in a second language such as French or Spanish strongly preferred. Only candidates who have been selected for consideration will be contacted with more information regarding upcoming or current projects. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com.
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY, EVALUATION, MONITORING, & SURVEY SERVICES PROJECT VIETNAM
MSI is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party for the Evaluation, Monitoring, and Survey Services project funded by USAID/Vietnam. This five-year Hanoi-based project will assist the USAID Vietnam Mission to design and carry out various evaluations, monitoring surveys, and performance management studies. The project will also provide monitoring and evaluation training to Mission staff and implementing partners. The Deputy Chief of Party/ Monitoring and Evaluation Program Manager will serve as the M&E program Manager and provide direct support for the technical, administration, and managerial operations of the VEMSS program. The position provides key support to the Chief of Party on all management areas under her/his direct supervision. QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of 8 years of professional experience with at least five (5) years of experience in the management and administration of development assistance activities is required. Proven leadership, management and supervisory skills supporting complex activities involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions. Experience working on USAID or other donor-funded social and economic development programs. Experience working in complex environments involving multiple organizations, with a demonstrated ability to work with and build productive relationships with senior USAID and other donor officials, Government of Vietnam officials, and project implementing agencies. Experience in performance monitoring and evaluation. Experience in providing training related to monitoring and evaluation services is desired, but not required. Demonstrated ability to direct and oversee the work of M&E teams that may come from diverse backgrounds, experiences, genders, and cultures. Experience in providing technical quality control over M&E related services, including reviewing proposed evaluation methodologies, implementing agency monitoring and reporting systems and overseeing surveys. An ability to manage work plans and lead meetings with senior government officials. Master's degree in business or financial administration, monitoring and evaluation, public policy or social science research, international cooperation/ international development, or a related field (or 8 years of relevant experience in lieu of a master's degree). Fluency in Vietnamese and strong written and oral communications skills in English. Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural development context in Vietnam. 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.
****************************** INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS
International Medical Corps has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply please visit our website at www.imcworldwide.org and complete the online employment application form found under the tab "Work with IMC".
*FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOODS ADVISOR LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC
The FSL Advisor is responsible for providing technical support to International Medical Corps country teams in order to successfully design and implement high quality humanitarian food security and livelihoods programs; surge and desk support for new emergency FSL programs; and emergency preparedness and capacity building. REQUIRES: Master's degree required in rural development, agriculture, Crop science economics, social development or other relevant fields. At least 6 years or more of international experience in food security and livelihoods programs, cash transfers, food/ seed voucher programs, and food aid management, including experience in emergency response, recovery, and long term-development following natural and manmade disasters. Vacancy no: 14-995
*MANAGER, EMERGENCY INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC
The Manager, Emergency Information & Analysis provides support for International Medical Corps' emergency operations worldwide and is responsible for building the information and analysis program and managing Emergency Information & Analysis Officers, as well as developing, producing, and disseminating an array of information products to International Medical Corps staff, donors, the international humanitarian community, and the public. REQUIRES: Master's degree in international affairs or related discipline. 4 to 6 years of work experience. Minimum of 3 years of information management and writing/ editing experience with international donor programs, Peace Corps, NGOs, or a donor government. A minimum of two years of supervisory experience required. Vacancy no: 15-120
*OFFICER, EMERGENCY INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC
The Emergency Information & Analysis Officer provides support for International Medical Corps' emergency operations worldwide and is responsible for developing, producing, and disseminating an array of information products to International Medical Corps staff, as well as informing donors, the international humanitarian community, and the public. REQUIRES: Master's degree in international affairs or related discipline. 2 to 4 years of work experience. Minimum of 1 year of information management and writing/ editing experience with international donor programs, Peace Corps, NGOs, or a donor government. Fluency in one or more foreign languages. Vacancy no: 15-121
*SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER WASHINGTON, DC
The Senior Project Manager has management and administrative oversight of the project, ensuring that the project's objectives and compliance requirements are met and the budget adhered to. REQUIRES: Degree in international affairs or similar (Master's degree preferred). Experience with the development of training materials and methodologies preferred. Extensive knowledge of the international humanitarian architecture, specifically in relation to the cluster approach, humanitarian leadership, and humanitarian funding mechanisms, as well as a breadth of HQ and field experience. 5-10 years' experience managing projects domestically and/or internationally. Vacancy no: 15-006
****************************** MERCY CORPS
Mercy Corps has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply please go online to www.mercycorps.org/jobs
*ADVISOR, EARLY ECONOMIC RECOVERY WASHINGTON, DC
The primary focus of the Advisor is to lead development of Mercy Corps' capacity in market-based emergency response and early economic recovery programming. REQUIRES: Master's degree preferred, with 5+ years of previous work experience in international development and emergency response. Preferred 2+ years of field-based experience in emergency response and/or CTP. Strong knowledge of market-based emergency response, early economic recovery, CTP, and market assessments, experience leading an EMMA preferred. Demonstrated success in proposal development and donor cultivation. Vacancy no: 219516-927
*VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR PORTLAND, OR
The Volunteer Coordinator will play an integral role in implementing communication protocol, orientation and onboarding, and facilitating a positive volunteer experience. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in social sciences, communication or related field. 2-3 years of successful work experience in this or related field. Prior experience working with or coordinating volunteers for public non-profit preferred. Prior experience creating and implementing volunteer programs and training preferred. Vacancy no: 219515-927
****************************** 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.
*SENIOR PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER GENEVA
A Senior Programme Management Officer (P-5) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Lead regional and country-level work planning and budgeting in collaboration with the UNDP Country Office (CO) and government colleagues. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, business/ public administration, social studies, environmental studies, agronomy or forest management. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area is required. At least 5 years at a senior managerial position in a national administration. Experience from regional or international environmental organizations or networks required. Closing date: 4/14/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-UNEP- 38737-R-GENEVA (E)
*EVALUATION OFFICER NEW YORK
An Evaluation Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: scope, plan, develop and lead inspection or evaluation assignments of the United Nations Secretariat's funds and programme activities, including programme evaluations (i.e., in-depth evaluations of individual programmes, departments or other organizational units) and thematic evaluations (i.e., evaluations of topics that cut across multiple programmes, departments or other organizational units), and carry out all the tasks involved in the assignments, which may include provision of guidance to external consultants and other evaluation staff. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in social sciences, public administration, programme evaluation or in a related field, preferably with emphasis in international affairs and/or development. A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in both carrying out and managing programme and thematic inspections and evaluations or related field. Experience in leading and managing inspection and evaluation teams is desirable. Experience in preparing, managing and conducting impact evaluations is desirable. Closing date: 4/11/15. Vacancy no: 15-MPA-OIOS- 37563-R-NEW YORK
*ASSOCIATE POPULATION AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
An Associate Population Affairs Officer (P-2) is sought in New York. Duties: Assists in developing and maintaining databases on demographic indicators, population and development indicators, population policy information and indicators or information on other population-related issues. REQUIRES: An Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in demography, or in sociology, statistics or economics with an emphasis on demography or related field. A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in population analysis and research or related area is required. Experience with complex statistical databases and analysis of census and survey microdatasets is desirable. Experience applying indirect demographic estimation techniques is desirable. Closing date: 4/11/15. Vacancy no: 15-POP-DESA-39487-R-NEW YORK (X)
****************************** *WATER AND SANITATION DIVISION DTC WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a contractual who will provide managerial, technical and communications support to the activities of the AquaFund based on the Bank's DC Headquarters. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or equivalent and two years of relevant professional experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. The contractual should be fluent in Spanish and English, with excellent oral and written communication skills. Areas of Expertise: academic background in economics, international affairs, management, public policy or engineering, or related fields; experience with the IDB Group system or other multilateral organizations; experience in the documentation and systematization of projects' implementation and reporting tools; experience in the water and sanitation sector preferably in Latin America and the Caribbean. Skills: Ability to undertake tasks without direct supervision, be proactive, have people skills and capacity to create team work are strongly recommended. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1500000800
****************************** *TECHNICAL PROGRAMME OFFICER LONDON, UK
The International Maritime Organization has posted an opening for a Technical Programme Officer (P-3) in London. Working under the general supervision of the Director, and the immediate supervision of the Senior Deputy Director, Subdivision for Protective Measures, Marine Environment Division, bearing in mind that the tasks associated with the post are also relevant to the Subdivision for Implementation, the incumbent will perform a variety of duties related with the work of the Division and provide technical expertise associated with a number of activities. REQUIRES: A minimum of five years' work experience, preferably on an international level, in maritime or environmental administration or a relevant industry dealing with marine and/or atmospheric environment protection. University degree in maritime administration, naval architecture, marine science or marine engineering. Excellent written and spoken English is essential. Knowledge of other working languages of the other UN working languages would be an asset. TO APPLY: please complete the IMO Personal History form and submit it. Print out a copy of the Personal History form, and sign it. The completed form should be sent, by mail or e-mail, with a covering letter to: Human Resource Officer, Recruitment & Staff Development IMO, HR Services 4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR United Kingdom Fax no: +44 20 7587 3210 E- mail: bnayna@imo.org. Closing date: 3/11/15. Vacancy no: V.N. 15-01
****************************** *CHIEF MACROECONOMIST EGYPT
The African Development Bank has posted an opening for a Chief Macro Economist. The main objective is to recruit a resident macro economist to be based at the Bank's Egypt Field Office (EGFO) to monitor closely the economic situation in Egypt and to be able to respond quickly and efficiently through policy dialogue as well as diagnostic and knowledge products. REQUIRES: At least a Master's degree in in Economics (preferably Macroeconomics/ Econometrics) or a related development field. A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant professional experience in the area of macroeconomic analysis and Public Finance preferably gained in a multilateral development institution or a development oriented institution. Demonstrable understanding of Africa's economic development challenges and broad understanding of bilateral and multilateral donors' approaches to economic reforms. TO APPLY: Applicants will only be considered if they submit (preferably electronically, to: recruit@afdb.org) a fully completed Personal History Form (PHF), available from the Bank's web site, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating date of birth and nationality. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Closing date: 3/13/15. Vacancy no: ADB/15/20
****************************** FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION
The Food and Agriculture Organization has posted openings for the following positions. TO APPLY: visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and complete the on-line application
*NATURAL RESOURCES OFFICER, WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION BANGKOK, THAILAND
A Natural Resources Officer, Water Resources Development and Conservation (P-3) is sought in Bangkok. Duties: researches and analyzes technical, social, economic, environmental, institutional, and technology related information, data and statistics and/or related policy issues to support the delivery of programme products, projects and services; produces a variety of technical information, data, statistics and documents as well as technical input for reports and web pages. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in water resources or agricultural engineering or related subjects with specialization in water resources, civil engineering or irrigation. Five years of relevant experience in the field of water development and management at international level. Working knowledge of English, and limited knowledge of French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese or Russian. Closing date: 3/12/15. Vacancy no: IRC2778.
*DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF SUPPORT TO DECENTRALIZATION ROME, ITALY
A Director, Office of Support to Decentralization (D-2) is sought in Rome. Duties: ensure policy coordination of DO presence, structure and resources; assist in the establishment of offices and negotiation/ renegotiation of Host Country Agreements; identify candidates for the positions of Heads of DOs; monitor recruitment and mobility of Heads of Dos. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree in a field related to the work of the Organization. Extensive senior level professional experience and proven track record in the fields related to the mandate of the Organization. Demonstrated professional competence and management/ strategic leadership of a high level. Demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively with a diverse team of people of different national and cultural backgrounds in an international setting. Closing date: 3/13/15. Vacancy no: IRC2782
*CHIEF, ASIA AND THE PACIFIC SERVICE ROME, ITALY
A Chief, Asia and the Pacific Service (D-1) is sought in Rome. The Service Chief will liaise with cooperating partners, governments, FAO Decentralized Offices (DOs) and technical units for the planning and implementation of the work programme in Asia and the Pacific Region, in line with FAO's Strategic Framework, Medium-term Plan and biennial Programme of Work and Budget. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in economics, agriculture sciences, rural infrastructure engineering, environmental sciences, natural resources management, public services management, business administration or other closely related fields. Extensive relevant professional experience in FSNARD sector studies and reviews, policy and strategy development, identification, formulation, implementation support and evaluation of investment projects and programmes in developing and/or transition countries, including significant field experience. Knowledge of the policies and operational procedures of major IFIs and other development partners such as the GEF. Closing date: 3/13/15. Vacancy no: IRC2784.
****************************** *SENIOR TECHNICAL SPECIALIST, GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT ROME
The International Fund for Agricultural Development seeks a Senior Technical Specialist, Global Engagement (P-4) in Rome. The Senior Technical Specialist, Global Engagement will support the operations of a team of professionals who contribute to the work of the Global Engagement function. S/he is a senior expert and knowledge builder in his/her thematic specialization who provides technical expertise (i) to the cluster's effort in defining 3-year corporate priorities for global policy engagement and (ii) to the development of corporate strategies for engagement in global policy debates. REQUIRES: Advanced University Degree in management, policy, international development, agricultural economics or any other related subject. Rural development and social science is an asset. At least 8 years' of progressively relevant professional experience including experience within an international financial institution, development cooperation agencies and/or the United Nations system. Understanding global issues in the field of development. Demonstrated experience of policy influence and campaigning. TO APPLY: Applicants should send an IFAD personal history form to vacancy@ifad.org. Closing date: 3/16/15. Vacancy no: 1345.
****************************** *M&E / KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT OFFICER, R4D DILI, TIMOR LESTE
The International Labour Office seeks an M&E/ Knowledge Management Officer, R4D (P-3) in Dili. The M&E/ Knowledge Management Officer will be responsible for the implementation of the R4D M&E Framework and M&E Plan. He/she will also be responsible for the development and implementation of the R4D Knowledge Management and Communication Strategy. He/she will also have a supporting role in designing and implementing the architecture of the performance management and monitoring arrangements for R4D. This includes monitoring and assessing the progress and performance - against agreed indicators and/or work plans - related to R4D's immediate objective, scheduled inputs, planned activities, targeted outputs and established procedures, processes and standards (including quality standards). REQUIRES: University degree with demonstrated expertise in development studies, business management, international development, economics, social science or a related discipline. Three years' relevant working experience at international level in the field of M&E, preferably including experience in M&E in the (rural) roads sector in developing countries and experience and understanding of knowledge management (including management information systems) and communications in a development context. Familiarity with the ILO and its work with tri-partite partners will be an advantage. TO APPLY: Please visit ILO's e-Recruitment website at: erecruit.ilo.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures. Closing date: 3/16/15. Vacancy no: JAKARTA/2015/01.
****************************** ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
The Organization For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks applicants for the following positions. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en
*SENIOR POLICY ANALYST - MONITORING AND MANAGING FOR DEVELOPMENT RESULTS PARIS
The successful candidate will be responsible for bringing together the Directorate's work on monitoring, management for results and evaluation into a more coherent framework. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in economics, political science, management or similar field. A minimum of eight years' relevant work experience in international development, preferably working on results-based management and monitoring approaches to development co-operation. Proven experience with analytical work related to results monitoring and management in the development field and strong expertise in indicators and monitoring systems. Experience in monitoring partnerships and behavior change in development co- operation and expertise in designing technical and political approaches to measuring multi-stakeholder performance in development. Closing date: 3/15/15. Job Number: 09729.
*POLICY ANALYST - MANAGING FOR DEVELOPMENT RESULTS PARIS
The successful candidate will contribute to the work on enhancing the impact of development co-operation through improved evidence in the context of the 2015-16 Programme of Work and Budget, and to managing for results in development co- operation. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in economics, political science, management or similar field. A minimum of three, preferably five years' relevant experience working in international development, and preferably working on results based monitoring and management. Proven experience with analytical work related to results monitoring and management in the development field and strong expertise in indicators and monitoring systems. Superior command of results management concepts and familiarity with results systems, including current international trends and development agency practice. Closing date: 3/15/15. Job Number: 09728.
*POLICY ANALYSTS - PEER REVIEWS PARIS
There are openings for Policy Analysts to join a dynamic team responsible for writing the six reviews delivered annually by the Review, Evaluation and Engagement Division of the Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD). The Development Assistance Committee peer reviews support three main objectives: (i) monitoring and assessing members' policies and programmes (to determine effectiveness and results); (ii) identification of best practice; and (iii) mutual learning from shared experience and improved coordination. The Policy Analyst will also contribute to the peer review learning process, to development of methodology and to other key reports such as the annual Development Co-operation Report. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in development, international relations, political science, public administration or public policy, law, economics, or development economics. A minimum of three, preferably five years' practical experience in a national or international aid agency or in a relevant institution, preferably both at headquarters and in the field. Practical experience assessing, analysing and reporting on development agency projects, programmes or institutional performance. Closing date: 3/15/15. Job Number: 09727.
****************************** UNICEF
UNICEF has posted openings for the following positions. TO APPLY: send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, and a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting the vacancy number to: recruit.SSR@unicef.org.
*DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PROGRAMME DIVISION NEW YORK
UNICEF, the world's leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Deputy Director, D-1, Programme Division in New York. Under the overall guidance of the Director of the Programme Division, responsible for setting and monitoring division-wide work plan and performance standards, resource utilization effectiveness. Ensures optimal and strategic support from PD to the work of Regional and Country Offices and to organization wide capacity building efforts for equity-focused programming. Provides strategic support for internal management initiatives and liaison with other Divisions on joint initiatives. REQUIRES: Post-graduate university degree in social sciences, solid experience in development planning, management, public administration or related fields. Minimum thirteen years of work experience with a substantial period at a senior management level. Proven, successful experience in planning and management of social development programmes at country or regional level. Closing date: 3/10/15.
*DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SUPPLY CHAIN, SUPPLY DIVISION NEW YORK
UNICEF, the world's leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Deputy Director, D-1, Supply Chain, Supply Division. Purpose: Supports the Director in the management of Supply Division. Leads the planning, coordination and management of Supply Division operations in support of UNICEF country programmes and procurement services, including to help ensure efficient operations, value for money and healthy markets. Works closely with programmes and partners to ensure the integration of supply in programme strategies, product innovation and technical guidance. Coordinates Supply Division's engagement with global partnerships, such as GAVI, GFATM, UNITAID, etc. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree, preferably in Business Administration, Pharmacy, Public Administration or Law. Thirteen years of progressively responsible managerial experience with international, governmental or commercial organizations, with significant focus on operations. Specialized knowledge in procurement, markets and/or health products would be an asset. Closing date: 3/10/15.
****************************** *FINANCE & HR ADMINISTRATOR
Orbis is seeking a Finance and HR Administrator. As a member of the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) team, the FEH Finance & HR Administrator is responsible for managing the financial details of the Flying Eye Hospital as well as serving as the HR Liaison between the global HR team and the FEH. S/He will support the Director of Aircraft Operations and the Medical Director in creating, following and updating the annual budget. In addition to its financial capacity, this role will be a supporting role to the operations and logistic implementation of Flying Eye Hospital programs and activities. This position requires up to 45 weeks of worldwide travel per year, mostly to developing countries. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's in Finance or other related field. Minimum 2 years relevant work experience, including accounting/ finance administration and administrative support responsibilities. Prior international work experience highly desirable. SKILLS & ABILITIES: Excellent interpersonal, communication, and diplomacy skills; the ability to interact effectively in person and in writing with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Exceptional tolerance to stress: ability to function effectively in a demanding, fast-paced, and constantly changing work environment. Solid analytic and problem solving skills; the ability to assess situations quickly and resolve them efficiently and effectively. Familiarity with Sage Financial, MIP or related financial software highly desirable. Oral and written fluency in English - working knowledge of a second language is a plus. Ability to travel to developing countries. This includes having no significant disqualifying factors that would preclude approval of entry visas in the countries on the Flying Eye Hospital travel schedule. For the complete job description, please visit: http://www.orbis.org/pages/finance-hr-administrator. TO APPLY go to: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15724762. Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a global organization we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
****************************** *SENIOR MANAGER, ADVANCED LOGISTICS
Orbis is seeking a Sr. Manager, Advanced Logistics. As an essential member of the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) Planning team, the FEH Advanced Logistics Senior Manager is responsible for establishing the technical scope, organizational and logistics needs in support of the FEH programs and FEH related Hospital Based Programs (HBPs), supply chain management, aircraft maintenance and goodwill tours. The Senior Manager serves as a trusted adviser to the FEH Management team and acts in their place, as appropriate, including representing them in high level meetings and discussions. The Advanced Logistics Senior Manager is accountable for generating a resource plan that optimizes the planning and scheduling of resources at a reasonable cost and safety. S/he ensures seamless communications and coordination of logistical priorities, acts as a liaison between the FEH and local organizations such as Airport Management, Customs, Immigrations, Security, Ground handlers, Hotels, Transportation companies, etc. S/he collaborates with Orbis Headquarters and Orbis Country Offices in securing contracts and agreements with the local organizations in advance of an FEH program. The Advanced Logistic Manager will hand over the implementation of the plan, contract, schedules and all other necessary documentation & information to execute the plan to the Logistics & Administration Manager during the first week of each program. Upon completion of the handover, the Advanced Logistics Manager is deployed to the planning visit for other programs, tours, etc. In exceptional circumstances, s/he will support implementation of the plan and may stay on site for the entire duration of the program. In addition to advance planning visits, the Advance Logistics Manager supports goodwill tours, aircraft maintenance, restocking and long term parking. This position requires up to 45 weeks of worldwide travel per year, mostly to developing countries. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's in Logistics, Business Administration or other related field. Min. 5 years logistics, supply chain management and operational management experience. Demonstrated knowledge of aircraft operations management desirable. Experience with security and emergency planning and preparedness preferred. Previous international work experience required. SKILLS & ABILITIES: Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to strongly advocate for Orbis and its programs with stakeholders. Ability to plan extensively with ability to anticipate issues. Independent decision making ability. Ability to think on their feet with limited direction in the field. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and diplomacy skills: the ability to interact effectively in person and in writing with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Solid analytic and problem solving skills: the ability to assess situations quickly and resolve them efficiently and effectively. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Exceptional tolerance to stress: ability to function effectively in a demanding, fast-paced, and constantly changing work environment. Fluency in English - working knowledge of a second language is a plus. Ability to travel to developing countries, primarily without staff accompaniment. This includes having no significant disqualifying factors that would preclude approval of entry visas in the countries on the FEH travel schedule. For the complete job description, please visit: http://www.orbis.org/pages/senior-manager-advanced- logistics. TO APPLY: go to: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15725482. Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a global organization we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
****************************** *PROCUREMENT MANAGER, SUPPLY CHAIN
WASHINGTON, DC
Axios is recruiting for a Procurement Manager, Supply Chain for an upcoming global health supply chain project. The project will procure and provide health commodities to partner countries and provide assistance to improve countries' management of the supply chains. The Procurement Manager, Supply Chain is a core function within the overall program structure, providing technical and programming guidance and support to strengthen implementation across countries with a focus on HIV, Malaria, and Reproductive Health commodity procurement and supply chain strengthening. The successful candidate for this position will have in-depth knowledge of supply chain management systems in low- and middle-income countries, and specialized expertise in one or more specific supply chain functions, procurement, warehousing, and/or transport. S/he will support the work of program staff at headquarters and at country and regional mission programs. S/he will exercise independent judgment in planning and carrying out tasks, in serving USG priorities at critical technical and policy forums, in resolving problems and conflicts, and in taking steps necessary to meet deadlines. S/he will report to the Director and in conjunction with the Director, will oversee the global supply chain program. The position is based in the Washington, DC metro area. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Proven skill in leading and managing a large high-performing team of senior managers and technical specialists. Ability to work with U.S. and foreign governments and cooperating partners in implementing complex programs. Ability to make informed decisions for contracting and product selection. Together with health sector specialists, undertake quantification and forecasting (Q&F) for health-related products. Develop, implement and update procurement plans for health commodities including costing, reporting, scheduling for USAID approval and internal follow up of procurement and contracting activities. Review specifications and terms of reference to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with quality standards. Solicit and evaluate tenders to ensure overall competitiveness, quality and conformity to specified requirements. Ensures compliance with USAID procurement guidelines. Prepare (and/or update) and submit a Quality Assurance Plan for health commodities. Ensure that procured health products comply with international and national standards. Set appropriate controls for proper tracking of goods from transport and handling to final destination. Monitor suppliers' performance with respect to the quality and timely delivery of goods and services. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree in supply chain management, international development, public health, or a related discipline or a BA and an additional five years of work experience. A minimum of seven years international experience strengthening supply chain systems in low- and middle-income countries, preferably for global health programs. Substantive knowledge of and experience working in the USAID operating environment, including Agency programming and procedures in Washington and in the field. Professional certification(s) in procurement, logistics, and/or other relevant fields. Knowledge of or experience with global health partners who work on supply chain (WHO, UNICEF, GFATM, GAVI, etc.). Open professional style, blending teamwork and participation with leadership and individual initiatives; a can-do orientation and service mind set; and effective team building skills and ability to work in diverse teams to achieve results. Excellent oral communication and writing skills; ability to deeply understand technical details and effectively communicate strategic insights to leadership. Proficiency in a second foreign language is preferred. Willingness to travel to USAID-supported countries, up to 20%. US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency. TO APPLY: Please apply at http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=AXIOS&cws=1&rid=15 by March 20, 2015. No telephone inquiries please. Axios is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. EOE - Minorities/ Females/ Disabled/ Veterans.
****************************** *FINANCE DIRECTOR NAIROBI, KENYA
CARE is seeking a talented Country Office (CO) Finance Director who is to develop, manage and administer the CO plans for proper recording, documentation, control, monitoring and reporting of financial operations in compliance with CARE and donor rules & regulations. Expected Travel: up to 50%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. S/He provides oversight of the day-to-day financial operations at the CO level and is accountable for organizing and providing high level quality financial services to CO programs, projects and units staff. S/He works closely with the Shared Services Center (SSC) and Regional Management Unit (RMU) and CO senior management to ensure appropriate financial support and resources are available. S/He ensures a partnership is developed and nurtured between Finance, Program and other program support units in the CO. The CO Finance Director profile includes: very strong accounting and financial management knowledge, analytical skills, attention to details, ability to work effectively under time pressure, very strong business partnering skills with ability to influence CO senior staff, team player, proactive individual with ability to offer structured guidance, ability to ensure that the right priorities are set for the CO finance team, proven experience in training finance and non-finance staff, proficiency in English. The CO Finance Director position has direct reporting line to the Country Director with dotted lines to SSC (i.e. Finance and Accounting Director or designee) and RMU (i.e. Deputy Regional Director for Program Support). S/He is an integral member of the CO senior management team. Responsibilities and Tasks: Financial System Operations Management and CO Data Processing; Staff Management and Development, Talent Management and Capacity Building; Quality Review and analysis of financial report to support management decision making in the CO; Compliance and Control functions; General CO oversight and other duties. QUALIFICATIONS (Know- How): Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management or equivalent. Seven (7) to ten (10) years as Finance Controller or Finance Manager in country office environment. Ten (10) years' experience in not-for-profit financial, budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, grants/ contract management and business management in developing countries. Thorough knowledge of financial and accounting practices and procedures. Solid accounting systems experience and thorough understanding of financial accounting, reporting, grants and contract management processes. Facilitation skills to conduct training sessions for small, medium and large sized groups. Solid analytical skills, problem solving and experience with major donor audits (e.g. USAID, EU, etc.). Strong oral and written communication skills; Customer focused while handling multiple priorities. Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards. Good leadership, coaching and negotiation skills. Ability to work on teams, work at detailed level and understand the larger picture. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word. Proficiency in using financial software applications. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 589. 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.
****************************** *PROJECT MANAGER MATERNAL AND NEONATAL HEALTH BIKITA DISTRICT, ZIMBABWE
SolidarMed is seeking a Project Manager Maternal and Neonatal Health, Bikita and Zaka District. Contract Type: Fixed term appointment (minimum three years); Place of Assignment: Silveira, Bikita District, Zimbabwe (with frequent dislocations to the other district and the country office in Masvingo as well as occasional travels to Harare and other sites). Start of duties: 01 March 2015, with a certain flexibility. Purpose of the position: Manage and implement SolidarMed's Maternal and Neonatal Health project in Zaka and Bikita District; Coordinate with project partners and link stakeholders; Lead policy dialogue, knowledge exchange and networking in the area of maternal and neonatal health and in coordination with the Country Coordinator and promote and/or conduct operational research. The SolidarMed country program: SolidarMed implements a thriving country program in the Districts of Zaka and Bikita, Masvingo Province and will start in a third district in the same province in 2015. Currently, the program consists of the following components: Maternal and Neonatal Health: Decentralized HIV and TB diagnosis, treatment and care; Hospital assistance Musiso and Silveira Mission Hospitals; Operational research and policy dialogue. Key tasks and responsibilities as project manager Maternal and Neonatal Health: Assume the implementation, overall management and further development of the SolidarMed project "Maternal and Neonatal Health;" Support the District health directorate with quality assurance and scaling up of services and evidence-based interventions for improvements in maternal and neonatal health, and with the piloting of new strategies; Ensure coordination and effective communication with partners and stakeholders; Ensure adequate use of all aspects of project cycle management tools; Apply scientific evidence, promote lessons learned, network with research organizations and participation in research programs. Coordinate with stakeholders such as the Provincial Health Directorate, Ministry of Health, other NGO's, community groups etc. This position is not a clinical position, but includes participation in clinical mentoring and bedside teaching. Apply project management tools such as budget control, planning, monitoring and review (Project Cycle Management) as well as reporting. Contribute to fundraising (by writing the annual Project Description) and the strategic development of the project. To best fit into our active, interdisciplinary team we expect the following QUALIFICATIONS: Physician with clinical and public health working experience in the area of maternal and neonatal health in a developing country, preferably Africa. Expertise in the area of PMTCT. Degree in public health. Sound experience in Project Cycle Management (including participatory planning, logical framework, report writing). High social competence, intercultural sensitivity, communication skills and networking capacity; Interest in knowledge sharing and scientific exchange; Ability to assume responsibility and leadership within a team with flat hierarchies; At least basic knowledge of the principles of operational research; Solid computer skills: MS office suite (WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint) and Internet; Willingness to live in a safe, rural, remote area of Africa. You are dynamic, hands on and develop initiatives. Language skills: Excellent English (written and spoken); German would be an asset. We offer: SolidarMed offers an attractive benefit package, professional development opportunities and stimulating linkages with competence networks. Rural African setting. Family posting possible, but no international schools available. SolidarMed is a medium size NGO, dynamic, flexible and with a clear vision. It is linked to bilateral organizations, universities, and other NGOs. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. Further information can be obtained by calling Dr. Pfeiffer at SolidarMed or sending an email to jobs@solidarmed.ch. TO APPLY: Applications are accepted in electronic format only, and with the reference "Project Manager MNH Zimbabwe " Please also mention how you heard about the job posting (if internet, please mention on which site). Please send your application with CV (including your age and a photo) and a short letter of motivation to: jobs@solidarmed.ch. Contact: SolidarMed Luzern, Obergrundstrasse 97, CH - 6005 Luzern, Tel.: +41 / 41 310 66 60, www.solidarmed.ch
****************************** *PROJECT MANAGER PRIMARY HEALTHCARE, WITH FOCUS ON MCH AND TB/HIV BUTHA BUTHE, LESOTHO
SolidarMed, a medium size Swiss NGO, dynamic, flexible and with a clear vision is seeking a Project manager primary healthcare, with focus on MCH and Tb/HIV. Project Information: The project Health First Lesotho aims at improving access to integrated primary health care services at selected health centres, with focus on MCH and Tb/HIV through clinical mentoring, capacity building, and management support. Implemented in close collaboration with the District Health Management Team of Butha Buthe, the project aims at establishing good quality decentralized services and improving the continuum of care with a link to referral district hospitals. Due to Lesotho's disease burden, the thematic focus is on TB, HIV and maternal and child health. The project is embedded into the SolidarMed country strategy, which includes complementary targeted support of the hospitals in the programme area, as well as applied action research. In addition, SolidarMed staff is closely involved in policy dialogue at different levels, applied action research and further project development. Place of Assignment: Butha Buthe, Lesotho; The position includes frequent travels to Maseru (about 2 hours' drive) and the other project site in Thaba Tseka District. Start of duty: February 2015, with flexibility; Employment: 100 % (full time); Contract type: Fixed term appointment: minimum of three years with the possibility of contract extension. Desired QUALIFICATIONS: Physician with at least 3 years of working experience. Degree in public health. Working experience in a low income country, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa. Clinical expertise in the area of Mother and Child Health; understanding of the TB and HIV epidemic. Applied knowledge in project cycle management and report writing (English). Interest in operational research, scientific exchange, knowledge sharing and data management; experience in this area would be an asset. Valid driving licence. Personal flexibility and preparedness to live in a remote rural place with frequent dislocations to the other project site and the capital Maseru. The position comes with a mix of managerial (planning, coordination, networking, reporting etc.) and clinical (mentoring, coaching, on the job teaching) tasks. We are looking for a hands-on person, socially competent, with clinical and public health competence, not afraid of organizing and implementing. Language Skills: Fluent English (written, spoken); German language skills would be an asset. We offer: A professionally run, interesting health program in an African setting; An attractive salary and benefit package; Professional development opportunities and linkages with competence networks; Family posting in a rural but safe African setting; A motivated team with flat hierarchies. TO APPLY: Applications are accepted in electronic format only. Please send your application (reference "Project Manager Health First Butha Buthe, Lesotho") with CV including your age, a short letter of motivation with indication of possible starting date and a photo to: jobs@solidarmed.ch. Please also mention how you heard about the job posting (if internet, please mention which site). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. You can obtain further information by sending an email to Dr. Karolin Pfeiffer: k.pfeiffer@solidarmed.ch
****************************** *SENIOR MANAGER, OPERATIONS AND FINANCE KAOMA, ZAMBIA
Winrock is seeking a Senior Manager, Operations and Finance in Kaoma, Zambia. Department: Civil Society & Education (CSE); Reports To: Program Director. POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Manager, Operations and Finance will be responsible for the management and coordination of the program's operations and finances. This will include, but is not limited to, procurement, fleet management and travel, financial oversight, human resources, and subagreement management. Additional specifics on main responsibilities are included below. The Senior Manager, Operations and Finance will supervise an accountant, as well as a housekeeper and drivers. The Senior Manager, Operations and Finance will report to the Program Director. RESPONSIBILITIES: Procurement and Operational Management: Procurement of goods and services. Secure and analyze quotes, draft purchase orders, and service agreements based on existing templates, and oversee delivery of goods/ services. Ensure equipment is properly entered into project inventory report and vendor files are maintained, with assistance from staff as necessary. Office compound management: Ensure office infrastructure is operating smoothly, liaising with staff and vendors to maintain service agreements and ensure functionality of generator, electricity, water, internet, computers, printers, phone system, etc. Oversee and direct office supply purchases and stock management. Oversee office housekeeper. Office and staff security: Liaise with contracted security firm and office guards. Lead development and maintenance of project emergency response plan in coordination with Program Director and Home Office. Operational policies and procedures: Refine project's operational procedures as needed in coordination with Program Director and Home Office and troubleshoot areas of concern with staff. Ensure that sound internal control practices and ethics policy are implemented and abided by. Country registration: As necessary, liaise with local labor lawyers, Program Director, and home office staff to ensure that Winrock's country registration status and documentation is maintained. Manage the country registration file in the Kaoma office. Human Resources: Staff performance management: Monitor staff performance in coordination with Program Director, identifying capacity-building approaches as necessary and assisting Program Director with staff performance evaluation process. Personnel contracts/ file maintenance: Ensure that staff and consultant contracts are maintained and kept up to date. Liaise with Program Director and Home Office on staff compensation and benefits. Manage personnel files. Financial Management and Oversight: Oversight of project accountant. Directly supervise project accountant. Ensure that accountant's deadlines are met for monthly financial reports and funds requests, payroll processing, payment of taxes and other government levies, etc. Capacity-building: Provide financial training to accountant and staff as necessary. Financial Integrity: Ensure adherence to financial controls and generally accepted accounting principles. Ensure that project expenditures are carried out in accordance with approved budget, Winrock and donor policies, and local law. Budget management: Manage and track project spending and assist with budget realignments and financial forecasts as needed. Petty cash management: Ensure that the office petty cash is managed according to Winrock policies and financial controls. Serve as petty cash custodian if needed. Fleet Management and Travel Logistics: Oversight of project drivers. Directly supervise project drivers, ensuring that vehicles are utilized and maintained/ serviced in accordance with project's vehicle use policies. Management of vehicle files: Maintain files for vehicle logs and vehicle maintenance schedules/ forms. Travel coordination: Coordinate with staff on vehicle use/ schedules and ensure that staff respect travel policies on per diem, transport, and lodging. Help coordinate travel and logistics for trainings and events in Kaoma. Subagreement management: Compliance: Liaise with subrecipient organization(s) to ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements. Provide capacity- building training to subcontractor staff on financial and operational issues as needed. QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND: Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or other relevant field. Experience: At least seven years of experience in F&A/operational management, including a background in procurement, fleet management, human resources and staff management, and financial and administrative compliance. International development experience in a position similar to Senior Manager, Operations and Finance. Experience in the management of field offices. Skills: Ability to problem-solve, foster teamwork, and meet deadlines. TO APPLY: Applicants should send a current resume and cover letter to dgreen@winrock.org. The subject of the email should reference "Winrock Zambia Senior Manager, Operations and Finance." The deadline for applications is March 4th, 2015.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY AND DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY LIBERIA
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID Strategic Analysis Activity located in Liberia. TO APPLY to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. Include your name, along with "15-23A Chief of Party" or "15-23B Deputy Chief of Party", 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.
*CHIEF OF PARTY LIBERIA
Specific Responsibilities: Provide overall project vision, technical leadership and management. Achieve program results efficiently, timely and in compliance with USAID, US Government policies and procedures. Serve as the main point of contact for the contract with the USAID Mission, implementing partners, other donors, the Government of the Republic of Liberia. Lead the work planning, progress, oversight, operations, its implementation by working through motivated mentored staff. Provide expertise on the project's learning, knowledge and adaptive management driven, and analytical activities. Oversee project management systems for finance and administration, logistics, human resources and strategic operation. Ensure the completion of time reports, evaluation, analyses, assessments, and deliverables that meet USAID quality control/ assurance standards. Ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the Contract. QUALIFICATIONS: At least 8 years professional experience working with issues related to planning, design, and performance management of international development assistance programs, preferably those funded by the USG. Must have a Masters or a Doctorate in a field relevant to development assistance, international affairs, political science, sociology, economics, business, public administration, organizational development, communications, or a closely related field. Able to efficiently manage a complex program, including the recruitment and supervision of long and short-term staff and consultants for work required under this contract, and to interact professionally with senior Mission, Embassy and GOL officials. 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 Liberian culture, society and development context or that of other similar countries in the region. Experience in comparable post-conflict countries an asset.
*DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY LIBERIA
Specific Responsibilities: Provide support, leadership and technical expertise to overall management of the Liberia Strategic Analysis (LSA) project. Develop resources to create, capture, organize, translate, share, and apply knowledge to improve USAID Liberia's programs. Build capacity for adapting to new learning and changes in context through effective approaches. Coordinate knowledge sharing and strategic learning to speed innovation and bring new innovations to mission's programmatic work in country. Serve as the lead senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) advisor to the LSA. Provide leadership and guidance on the overall monitoring and evaluation, and help make Mission's IPs become learning and adaptive partners for all USAID's assistance efforts in Liberia through creating strategic sub/mini IP internal and strategic learning/KM activities. Provide thorough leadership by supporting strategic learning and knowledge management. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of five 5 years professional work experience managing complex donor-funded international development capacity building or training activities. Significant expertise in monitoring, evaluation, and/or project design and analytical work as well as the related reporting to an international donor. Master's Degree or Doctorate in a field relevant to development assistance, international affairs, political science, sociology, economics, business, public administration, organizational development, communications, or a closely related field. The selected individual must be computer literate and possess excellent reading, writing, and communication skills.
****************************** *SUPPLY AND DELIVERY COORDINATOR WOERDEN, THE NETHERLANDS
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Supply and Delivery Coordinator for a project with The Partnership for Supply Chain Management in our Woerden office in The Netherlands. The Supply Delivery Coordinator is responsible to monitor and expedite the delivery from vendors to Global Fund Principal Recipients and verify their compliance to the purchase order. Coordinate worldwide shipments of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, ensure the compliance with import/ export documentation requirements and define corrective action in case of irregularities. The supply & delivery activities are carried out as per standard operating procedures (SOP's), either in-house SOPs and/or those determined by the Global Fund. REQUIRES: A Bachelor degree in logistics, management, public health, business or other related area. A minimum of 3 years' experience in transport and logistics (international freight forwarding, import/ export regulations including Inco terms and custom clearance procedures). Fluency in English and French is required. Excellent written/ verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work in a team with diverse cultural backgrounds. Solution oriented with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency and meeting tight deadlines. Demonstrated competence with Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Project and Power Point. Preferably advanced user level of MS Excel. Proven ability to work both independently, as well as part of a team. Experience in the Health/ Pharmaceuticals procurement sector a plus. Team player who is also able to work independently and handle conflicting priorities while maintaining consistent, quality performance standards. TO APPLY: to this position, please email your CV and cover letter to careers@crownagents.com, including your name, along with "15-25 Supply Delivery Coordinator, Netherlands" 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. Candidate must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the Netherlands. 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.
****************************** *FIELD LOGISTICS OFFICER BEKAA, LEBANON
MSI is seeking a Field Logistics Officer in Lebanon. In coordination with the Program Development Officer (PDO), the Field Officer and the Grants Specialist, the Field Logistics Officer will be responsible for supporting Lebanon Community Resilience Initiative (LCRI) project activity implementation teams with administrative, procurement, logistical and operational needs. The FLO must be a resident of Central or North Bekaa, and the bulk of her/his work will take place in those areas, though she/he will be required to come to Beirut at least once per week for coordination meetings. QUALIFICATIONS: University degree in Social Sciences or related field. Strong networks and ties within communities of the Bekaa. Ability to handle multiple priorities, events, projects and accurately report on progress. Must be able to communicate in spoken and written English and be fluent in Arabic. Experience working in community development preferred. Experience working in such roles with USAID projects, specifically OTI, is highly desirable. 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.
****************************** *FIELD MONITOR, PROTRACTED RELIEF AND RECOVERY OPERATIONS KENYA
MSI is seeking to hire one Kenyan Field Monitor. The Field Monitor will be responsible for carrying out the field visits, conducting a series of program monitoring and verification visits of WFP Protracted Relief and Recovery Operations (PRRO) activities and drafting and disseminating monitoring reports in consultation with EA/FFP. The period of performance will be six months, starting March 2015. The candidate may be given longer term opportunities. Responsibilities: Conduct a series of program monitoring and verification visits of WFP PRRO. Design a methodology and monitoring plan. Carry out interviews within homes, at community gatherings, at project sites, at food distributions, with implementing partner staff and other stakeholders and with non-beneficiaries. Write field reports. Participate in multi-agency assessment. QUALIFICATIONS: At least 2 years of related and progressively responsible work experience. Bachelor's degree relevant to food security and food aid program management (Agriculture, Nutrition, International Development or Economics). Relevant Master's is desirable. Willingness to regularly undertake extensive field work assignments, in rough conditions. Experience with USAID or similar donors. High proficiency in both written and spoken English. Basic computer skills to include knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and email and internet fluency. Ability to work cooperatively in teams and multicultural environments. Experience in Qualitative and Quantitative research or field monitoring. Good communication skills and a solution seeking attitude. 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.
****************************** *DIRECTOR, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT & QUALITY NAIROBI, KENYA
Adeso is seeking a qualified and committed individual to join it's team as Director, Program Development & Quality. The core function for this position is the leadership and management of the Program Development and Quality Unit, which provides technical and program development support to Adeso Country Programs. TO APPLY: visit http://adesoafrica.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Vacancy-Announcement-Director-Program- Development-Quality.pdf
****************************** 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
*REGIONAL DIRECTOR, U.S. PROGRAMS NEW YORK, NY
The Regional Director, US Programs leads the assigned US-based locations of the Immigration and Refugee Program in achieving programmatic excellence across all areas of operation. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in relevant area required; post graduate degree preferred. A minimum of five years management experience required; experience as a local resettlement agency director preferred. Strong verbal and written communications skills required and ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with partners. Experience in budgeting and knowledge of financial reports.
*CASEWORKER PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA
This position is primarily responsible for assisting eligible refugee applicants prepare the best possible case file for an interview with an Officer of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for final adjudication. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in a related field of study, or 4 years of related work experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree is required. Master's Degree preferred. Casework or previous resettlement experience is preferred. Second language an advantage; Somali, French, Amharic, Kinyarwanda or Arabic preferred. A thorough understanding of current refugee country conditions is required to maintain a high performance standard.
****************************** GLOBAL COMMUNITIES
Global Communities has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply please go to www.chfhq.org
*PROGRAM ASSOCIATE - TEMPORARY FOR 3 MONTHS SILVER SPRING, MD
Global Communities has posted an opening for a Program Associate to work on a temporary full-time basis. The Program Associate will support the Office of Humanitarian Assistance with program administration and program development efforts. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree and related experience preferred. Excellent written and oral communications skills. Ability to interact with all levels of staff in a professional manner. Works well under pressure with tight deadlines. Able to work in a team environment. Fluency in English, written and oral. Abilities in a second language preferred. Vacancy no: 2249
*ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL OFFICER - MONITORING & EVALUATION SILVER SPRING, MD
Global Communities has posted an opening for an Associate Technical Officer to support its Office of Knowledge Management and Evaluation at the Headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. This is a temporary full-time position through September 30, 2015. REQUIRES: BA required. Related experience in international development monitoring and evaluation or knowledge management. Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis including research methods. Proficiency in Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required. Knowledge of STATA, Share Point and Office 365 a plus. Vacancy no: 2251
*SENIOR ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING SPECIALIST SILVER SPRING, MD
The Senior Organizational Learning Specialist promotes innovation, technical skill enhancement, and quality standards and measurements within the organization. S/he turns technical content into useful products and training, creates systems to access and retrieve it, and strategies to disseminate it; assists with the development and technical implementation of new projects; and ensures program development needs are met. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in International Development or related field. Minimum 8-10 years of related experience including international development field management and experience writing proposals for development programs. Demonstrated command of national and international practices across various fields of specialization. Demonstrated understanding of best practices, and proven ability to stay abreast of and adapt to emerging approaches. Demonstrated ability to design projects and write successful proposals to a variety of donors. Vacancy no: 2253
*MONITORING & EVALUATION OPERATIONS SPECIALIST SILVER SPRING, MD
The M&E Operations Specialist works with the International Operations teams and field staff to ensure the use of quality M&E systems, processes and standards throughout the organization and the life cycle of programs. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree. Minimum of 2-5 years of related experience working in Monitoring and Evaluation within an international development context. Knowledge of/interest in foreign assistance programming and Results-Based Performance Monitoring. Experience developing and using standard M&E tools to collect and store quantitative and qualitative data. May include PMPs, surveys, beneficiary databases, interviews and focus groups. Familiarity with management systems and processes. Vacancy no: 2252
****************************** WORLD WILDLIFE FUND
World Wildlife Fund seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply on our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html
*LEAD SCIENTIST - OCEANS WASHINGTON, DC
This position, which is based in Washington, DC, serves as the leading scientific expert on marine science for WWF-US, and as a key technical advisor to the WWF Network. The incumbent advises WWF-US on cutting-edge, and policy-relevant science to support the development of strategies and investments for ocean conservation; conducts critical marine conservation science; remains current on scientific developments to support innovative approaches to ocean conservation at global, continental, eco- regional, and local scales; provides leadership and management of the Science staff of the Oceans Goal; tracks progress on achieving the overall the Oceans goal; and leads and supports fundraising efforts. REQUIRES: Doctorate in a relevant area of marine science as applied to natural resources, including broad graduate training in ocean sciences, marine or conservation biology, or other field of oceanography or highly relevant discipline is required. Must possess a minimum of 10 years' experience in a field of marine science related to ocean conservation as well as experience leading collaborative ocean conservation research projects, and integrating science to conservation strategies. Demonstrated experience fundraising for, and leading, major donor-funded projects is needed. Broad knowledge in the fields of ocean biodiversity conservation and expertise in a particular area of marine science is required. Vacancy no: 15065
*DEPUTY DIRECTOR, RESPONSIBLE FORESTRY AND TRADE WASHINGTON, DC
The Deputy Director will lead the WWF-US team that engages with North American- based companies and trade associations to catalyze responsible wood and paper sourcing through WWF's Global Forest & Trade Network-North America program (GFTN-NA) and other strategic initiatives. Leads development and implementation of GFTN-NA strategy, recruits new companies into GFTN-NA, manages selected company relationships, oversees budgets, workplans, and reporting processes, and ensures adequate program funding. REQUIRES: Position requires 8 years work experience and demonstrated success in in improving responsible supply chain management with or within the private sector. A Bachelor's Degree is required. An MBA or Master's Degree in a relevant field such as Forest Products Trade, Supply Chain Management, Corporate Sustainability, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Policy, or Economics preferred. Thorough knowledge and understanding of forest or other commodity supply chain management and trade, product certification, sustainable supply chain best practices and corporate environmental responsibility required. Knowledge of forest certification preferred. Proven ability to effectively represent and inspire action around high-visibility programs. Vacancy no: 15062
****************************** 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 SERVICE, PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT GENEVA
A Chief of Service, Programme Management (D-1) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Coordinate teams working on initiatives across DTIE and other UNEP Divisions; Represent the DTIE Director in various advisory boards of finance related initiatives; Develop and update strategies and action plans in the area of public and private finance, including climate finance and oversee their implementation. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Finance, Business Administration or Environmental/ Resource Economics or related area. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience relating to finance, investment, insurance, economics and environment, of which five years should be at the international level, especially in the context of the nexus between the public and private sector. Closing date: 4/10/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-UNEP-40328-R-GENEVA (X)
*POPULATION AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Population Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Provides substantive support on population issues to intergovernmental bodies, such as the Commission on Population and Development, the Economic and Social Council, the General Assembly or the regional commissions. This activity includes preparing reports or inputs for reports to intergovernmental bodies, attending meetings, preparing summary reports on meetings, assisting in the organization of panels or round tables. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in demography, sociology, statistics, economics or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in population analysis and research or related area is required. Experience in migration analysis and research at the international level is desirable. Experience in using statistical and database software, in particular MS Excel and MS Access is desirable. Closing date: 4/10/15. Vacancy no: 15-POP-DESA-40083-R-NEW YORK(G)
*STATISTICIAN NEW YORK
A Statistician (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Organizes, designs, plans and carries out the collection, evaluation, analysis, compilation and dissemination of statistical data by selecting methods of data collection, selecting and implementing methods for checking collected data, and selecting and implementing appropriate methods for data processing for incorporation into databases. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in statistics, mathematics, demography, economics, sociology or related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of statistical data or related area is required. Experience with complex statistical databases and analysis of census and survey microdatasets in the field of population is desirable. Experience developing and implementing Bayesian hierarchical models and programming in the R software language are desirable. Closing date: 4/7/15. Vacancy no: 15-STT-DESA-39488-R- NEW YORK (X)
*SENIOR PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NAIROBI
A Senior Programme Management Officer (P-5) is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Liaise with internal and external partners to identify relevant and eligible project concepts; Consult and advise on project proponents on how to revise concepts to respond to issues raised by the peer reviewer or other reviews. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in natural resources management, environmental sciences, environmental economics or closely related field. A doctorate degree would be an added advantage. A minimum of ten (10) years working experience in integrated natural resources management, sustainable agriculture and rural development in developing countries is required. A proven track record of resource mobilization for sustainable natural resources management initiatives is highly desirable. Closing date: 4/6/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-UNEP-38939-R- NAIROBI (X)
*HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Serves as a senior policy officer; advises on overall policy direction on specific issues; and, more generally, reviews and provides advice on a diverse range of policy issues related to safeguarding humanitarian principles and ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance and the linkages with other related areas (e.g. human rights). 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 seven years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Field experience in emergency situations is desirable. Closing date: 4/6/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA- 40107-R-NEW YORK (X)
*PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER PARIS
A Programme Management Officer (P-3) is sought in Paris. In line with the UNEP Programme of Work, deliver outputs which support design and implementation of public policies, private sector actions and investments and consumer choice. Implement and continue to develop UNEP's work programme on sustainable tourism. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in environmental sciences, management, engineering, sustainable development, economics or planning or related area is required. A minimum of five years of experience in environmental projects/ programme management, preferably in the tourism sector. Experience working with or for governments, inter-governmental organizations, NGOs, foundations or charities is an added advantage. Closing date: 4/6/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-UNEP-35163-R- PARIS (E)
****************************** INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.
*TECHNICAL SUPPORT IMPACT EVALUATIONS WASHINGTON, DC
The objective of this consultancy is to provide technical support in the assurance of: The delivery of planned operational, corporate and technical products and services of SPD/SDV that support, directly or indirectly the work of the Bank in the region. The improvement of the communication of our corporate results and of our knowledge products both internally and externally beyond the development community. REQUIRES: Master's degree, PhD degree preferably in Economics, Public Policy, International Development or related field. At least five years of experience in relevant professional and academic experience in program evaluation, applied economics and development economics. Proficient in English and Spanish. Areas of Expertise: Professional experience as evaluation and research team leader in at least one of the following fields: productivity, innovation, business climate, microfinance, labor and trade. Fully proficient computer skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and, particularly in the Stata software package. Vacancy no: 1500000723
*JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW WASHINGTON, DC
The Junior Research Fellow will work with INT researchers and will perform the following activities: assist researchers in the preparation of research papers, reports and presentations. Identify, compile and organize databases. Perform econometric and statistical analyses. Prepare literature reviews. Participate in academic discussions on research findings. REQUIRES: graduate or undergraduate students in Economics. Master's Degree in Economics (with strong quantitative background) preferred, in which case undergraduate degree may be in any field. Applied research in applied microeconometrics, preferably with trade and industry data, at a recognized university or research center. Strong knowledge programming in Stata and other econometric packages such as R. Languages: Bilingual English and Spanish (oral and written). Vacancy no: 1500000710. Closing date: 3/31/15.
*TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT OF THE CANADIAN FUND FOR UNIVERSAL LEGAL IDENTITY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN CCR WASHINGTON, DC
The Consultant will enhance the technical quality of all activities financed by the CCR, by providing overall technical advice to the operations, management, evaluation and dissemination of Fund activities. REQUIRES: International consultant with a master's degree in Economics, Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Science, Business Administration or related fields. A minimum of 5 years' experience in topics related to civil registry and legal identity. Experience in the public sector in a LAC country is highly desirable. Other qualifications: impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills; and strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Language skills: Fluent in English and Spanish. Vacancy no: 1500000692
****************************** *PROGRAM FINANCIAL ANALYST WASHINGTON, DC
Are you seeking an employer with excellent salaries and benefits that include 40+ days of paid leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and much more? Well, look no further. AMIDEAST, a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa, has an excellent opportunity for a Program Financial Analyst, in its Washington, DC office. The person in this position will develop knowledge of each Advising and Test Project and will provide financial monitoring and accounting support for advising and testing programs at our Washington, DC based headquarters and field offices abroad. REQUIRES: To be considered for this challenging opportunity, you will have to have a bachelor's degree or equivalent with at least 2 years of work experience, including accounting, financial analysis and/or budgeting. As well as excellent written and spoken communication, problem solving skills and initiative. You must possess a precise attention to detail, excellent analytical and organizational skills as well as experience using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and charts for financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting purposes. A demonstrated ability to learn new, complex software is required. Considerable experience with financial software; Deltek Costpoint is preferred. Ideal candidate will be able to work independently as well as part of a team to monitor and analyze financial aspects and AMIDEAST testing and advising programs, prepare reports, forecasts and invoices for external clients as well as internal management, maintain testing program statistics including overseeing data collection, updating revenue, expense and monthly accrual information. Successful candidate will also oversee purchasing and sales processes including creation of sales orders, invoices, and purchase orders in CostPoint, forecast and review sales as well as revenue and expense projections based on past data and current trends. A working knowledge of educational advising services and standardized English language and workforce assessment tools and test is preferred. The ability to work within deadlines and frequently shifting priorities is also a necessity. TO APPLY: Please provide a resume, cover letter and salary requirement via our website, https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/. No phone calls please. EOE
****************************** *DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION ABROAD WASHINGTON, DC
AMIDEAST has posted an opening for a Director of Education Abroad. Position Classification: Professional; Department: Education Abroad; Immediate Supervisor: Vice President for Programs. POSITION SUMMARY: AMIDEAST's Education Abroad Programs department is responsible for the design and implementation of education abroad programs in the Middle East and North Africa for Americans. Working with professional staff at AMIDEAST Headquarters and in the field offices, the Director is responsible for the development, oversight and implementation of semester, academic year, summer, and customized education abroad programs for American undergraduate students. Programs also address other audiences, including secondary school and post- graduate students. Activities may extend to other areas from time to time. Primary responsibilities are indicated below. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptualize and develop AMIDEAST education abroad programs in the Middle East and North Africa for American students, educators, and others, in collaboration with AMIDEAST field and headquarters staff. Provide senior oversight and management of education abroad programs administered by AMIDEAST. Play a lead role in development of education abroad program proposals in response to requests from educational institutions, U.S. government agencies, and other program sponsors. Participate in budget development, monitoring, contracting, and reporting for education abroad programs. Develop marketing plans for education abroad; design and implement promotional activities/ strategies and monitor results. Represent AMIDEAST and exhibit/ promote its education abroad programs at conferences and other forums. Remain current on best practices in education abroad, and ensure that AMIDEAST- administered programs adhere to recognized standards. Develop program materials for use with AMIDEAST-administered education abroad programs. Participate in strategy discussions relating to educational outreach and education abroad. Manage the department's approach to safety and security and play a key role, in collaboration with other senior AMIDEAST staff, in managing emergency situations affecting students. Oversee and manage the work of headquarters education abroad staff members. Support other special projects as needed. Project a qualified appearance and cooperative attitude, maintain high ethical standards of confidentiality, ensure a professional representation at all times. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Master's degree in relevant field. Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience, including at least two years' in education abroad. Project management experience, including budget experience. Broad knowledge of the Middle East and North Africa. Academic study, employment, or extensive and substantive travel in the Middle East/ North Africa. Participation in and/or administration of study abroad programs. Excellent research skills. Strong computer skills (candidate should list experience with various software programs). Precise attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work under pressure. Excellent oral and written communication. Excellent interpersonal skills. Self-motivated and a team player. Effective multitasking and problem-solving skills. Flexibility and ability to shift priorities to meet tight deadlines. Ability to work independently and take responsibility. Strongly preferred. Spoken/ written Arabic and/or French proficiency. Professional writing and/or marketing experience. NOTE: This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the incumbent will perform other reasonable business- related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other managers when necessary. AMIDEAST reserves the right to change duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. TO APPLY: Please visit https://apply.amideast.org/ATS_CLIENT/. Scroll to the Education Abroad Director job listing where you will be able to apply online. Once you create your account, you will need to upload your CV and a cover letter; include your salary requirements in your cover letter. EEO/AA.
****************************** *CONSULTANT MIDDLE EAST
Axios is seeking a Consultant to join an expanding international team in the Middle East. Be part of a dynamic and forward looking team. Develop and implement access strategies for emerging markets and related consulting assignments to existing and new pharmaceutical and other relevant clients. Duties and Responsibilities: A variety of responsibilities will be requested in operational and strategic initiatives, including some or all of the following: Work as a team member/ leader on a broad range of consultancy projects such as: Developing market access strategies for emerging markets; Designing patient assistance programs; Evaluating the economic value of specific program scenarios aimed to increase access of patients to treatment; Setting pricing strategies. Ensure the smooth execution of projects through the management of assigned project teams and external consultants in project countries. Conduct face-to-face stakeholder interviews in assigned project countries. Successfully manage client relationships. Assist the Axios regional team in engaging new clients. Work with project teams on building strong, long term relationships with existing clients. Assist in developing and managing relationships with key national and international stakeholders, ensuring that Axios' strategy is aligned with stakeholder priorities. Communicate and coordinate with stakeholders and Axios management team in proactively identifying and resolving issues. Assist in the design and implementation of new projects. Assist in account planning and proposal writing. Relationships: Report to the Global Strategy Director. Work closely with Project leaders and their teams including in-country and HQ staff. Develop excellent relationships with Clients as well as governmental agencies, NGOs, patient communities and other key stakeholders. Core Competencies: Results orientation, Project management, Problem solving, Customer focus, Initiative. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree with a major in science, economics, or a social science. Additional specialization in public health and/or epidemiology. 2-5 years' professional experience in a pharmaceutical company or public health environment. Experience in statistical analysis. Experience in a Healthcare Consulting environment is essential. Proven Project Management experience. Advanced competency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint. Competency in statistical software such as SAS or STATA would be an advantage. Fluent in written and oral English. Job Circumstances: This is a full time position that will be based in Middle East - Turkey or Dubai. Flexibility in working hours is essential. Frequent travel internationally. TO APPLY: Apply to careers@axiosint.com. Please apply with cover letter.
****************************** *DEPUTY COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN
PSI seeks entrepreneurial, results-driven candidates for the position of Deputy Country Representative (DCR) in South Sudan. PSI/South Sudan works in the malaria, child survival and WASH sectors, distributing and marketing a range of health products alongside communications campaigns to promote the adoption of healthy behaviors. The Deputy Country Representative will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of all programmatic activities. This position is based in Juba and reports to the PSI South Sudan Country Representative. The expected start date is July. This position is contingent on funding and is anticipated to be a 2 year posting. RESPONSIBILITIES: Include, but not limited to: Provide technical and program management oversight over WASH, Malaria, Child Survival, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Sales and Marketing departments. Employ innovative approaches to achieve health impact and lead planning and implementation of all programmatic activities in accordance with logframes, donor deliverables and platform's strategic plan; Manage and mentor program technical advisors to ensure donor deliverables are met. In collaboration with CR, ensure continued strong relations with donor, government, NGO, and commercial entities. Lead new business development initiatives, especially the technical development of proposals. Quality assurance of all internal and external reporting. TO APPLY: Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/zc75v22.
****************************** *COMMUNICATIONS & KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ADVISOR, SIFPO2 WASHINGTON, DC
PSI seeks a Communication and Knowledge Management Advisor under the SIFPO2 project. Under SIFPO2, PSI strengthens capacity to deliver high-quality family planning (FP) and other health services to target groups and increase the sustainability of country level FP and other health programs. The Communication and Knowledge Management Advisor will contribute to sharing PSI's results and learning both internally and externally. This position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the SIFPO Deputy Director. RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage the production and dissemination of reproductive health related publications, including research papers, reports, and summaries to internal and external target audiences. Collect, analyze, write, edit and package, in a variety of formats, technical knowledge, lessons learned, and best practices for sharing with external target audiences. Draft, review, and copy-edit written materials, such as technical briefs and case studies. Design and develop presentations as needed. Coordinate technical consultations on key FP/RH topics in partnership with other PSI staff and partners. Provide general knowledge management and document management support to the RH department in order to strengthen technical support provided to PSI network members. Facilitate the development of content for and production of the RH department's quarterly technical update to PSI network members. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in public health, health communication or related field preferred. Minimum 4 years' experience developing and implementing health knowledge management programs. Experience with knowledge management, knowledge sharing, and health communication models and approaches. Experience in the reproductive health/ family planning field. Familiarity or experience with health knowledge and information dissemination through technology platforms. Excellent English communication skills, oral and written; French language skills are a plus. Experience working in a developing country. Creative thinker with a strong attention to details. Ability to work independently. Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks and short deadlines. Ability to travel up to 15% of the time. Successful candidates will be customer service oriented, exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills; have proven problem solving ability; be able to work efficiently and quickly under pressure; be able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks; and have the ability to work with minimal supervision and follow through on assignments. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest in international health and development issues. STATUS: Exempt, Level 6. TO APPLY: Please apply online at www.psi.org. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/9sjbmvs. PI88038861
****************************** *SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Senior Human Resources Officer in Washington, DC. Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Pact Human Resources team supports this mission, and Pact's culture, by fostering a worldwide work environment that inspires excellence through internal consulting, a focus on timely problem resolution and delivery of efficient, cost-effective and customer responsive programs. The Pact HR team seeks to focus its resources and efforts on the entire lifecycle of employee activities with ongoing attention to employee engagement, efficient and timely operations and compliance. Position Purpose: The Senior HR Officer provides practical, timely support, advice and direction to Pact staff on the full life cycle of HR activities. Activities and support include; expatriate allowances, HR policy and procedures interpretation, donor and legal regulations as well as provides support on employee relations as well as compensation and benefits practices. The Sr. HR Officer is the key point of contact for all expatriate employees and also serves to facilitate the timely engagement of Pact Country Offices for HR best practice activities. This position truly is a Generalist in its nature. Key Responsibilities: Expatriate Support and Global Mobility: Functions as the primary owner of global mobility administration for the full life-cycle of an expatriate from pre-assignment through post-assignment; Provides best in class support, service, guidance and contextual detail to expatriate, and HQ, staff for a variety of employment related questions, concerns and issues related to the full HR life cycle; Coordinates and facilitates on-boarding and off-boarding of expatriate staff; Manages and supports operational issues related to expatriate employees, including post related allowances, health and welfare and retirement plans, and others as identified; Maintains the Expatriate Employee Reference Guide and other governing documents to ensure all are current and in line with common practices and communicated to applicable staff on a timely basis. HR Operations - Employee life cycle: Raises HR- related issues with managers in a proactive and diplomatic fashion, identifying practical solutions and appropriate action plans; Reviews, revises and streamlines general HR procedures and forms to enhance efficiency and effectiveness; Collaborates with the Recruiting team to analyze and generate offers of employment, with a focus on applicability of Pact and donor policy as related to allowances and other applicable benefits; Utilizes outside resources in order to address employee issues and concerns as needed; Conducts exit interviews, identifying trends and recommending actions to address concerns; Develops and maintain periodic human resources reports for management, utilizing standard HR-related metrics; Develops, updates, implements and/or communicates personnel policies and procedures in compliance with standard HR practices, laws and regulations; Understands and is able to serve as back-up on all functions completed by the fellow Senior HR Officer, including payroll, HRIS, onboarding and off-boarding. International HR: Engages International Country Offices on a variety of HR issues and initiatives while providing clear guidance and communication related to labor law, comp and benefits, employee relations, etc.; Manage annual performance review process with country offices; Identifies areas for proactive engagement of local country with the goal to provide engaging HR service. Compliance: Conduct periodic internal audits to ensure compliance with IRS, DOL, ERISA, federal and state statutes and regulations; assist with compilation of statistics and material in support of affirmative action and various compliance requirements; Identifies avenues for communication and knowledge sharing via sharing tools and other innovative methods; Maintain all HR files (public and private) in easy-to-navigate electronic files, in compliance with document retention policies; Other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree; plus a minimum of eight years relevant Human Resources experience; Critical thinker with constructive approach to problem solving. Will have the ability to identify issues and opportunities, provide recommendations and solutions in order to reach consensus with multiple stakeholders; A focus and dedicated approach to providing effective customer service; Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information; Demonstrated cross- cultural competencies; Well organized with the demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment; Demonstrated ability to be professional, calm, flexible, resilient, solution oriented, and creative; Excellent oral and written communication and skills; Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Visio) as well as capacity to operate in databases including HRIS, etc.; Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%). Preferred Qualifications: Experience with USAID and/or other NGO operating in donor funded environment; Three years' experience with International Human Resources; PHR, SPHR, GPHR or other certification; Fluency in English and proficiency in one other language, preferably French. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0013. 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/HOUSEHOLD ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING DIRECTOR KINSHASA, DRC
Pact is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party/ Household Economic Strengthening Director. This position is contingent based on contract award. Position summary: The Economic Strengthening/ Livelihood Specialist will provide technical leadership to the development of strategies, guidelines and manuals, and rolling out of these to ensure that community members and households caring for vulnerable children have increased and ongoing capacity to meet their basic needs. The post holder will lead the design, planning and implementation of technical interventions to improve household livelihood and asset base to meet basic needs of children and support self-reliance. In order to improve the enabling environment in the country, the position holder will network, share and coordinate with all stakeholders of in the DRC including micro and small enterprise development agency, microfinance institutions, Cooperative Agencies, and other government units. He/She will ensure that the OVC Project interventions are performed as planned and to bring about the desired impact through monitoring, evaluation, research and documenting lessons learned. The position will be based in Kinshasa. Specific duties and responsibilities: Leads the development of strategies, approaches, systems and guidelines to ensure that households caring for highly vulnerable children have increased capacity to meet the basic needs of children and supports self-reliance. Defines and executes economic strengthening models, standards, elaborates steps to meet the standards, and mobilizes support. Defines and executes economic strengthening monitoring systems and development of tools to track progresses. Advises the project leadership consortium partners issues related to livelihood improvement/ economic strengthening for better decision making. Meets and works with policy makers such as government officials to facilitate better understanding and coordination among the actors in improving policy environment for Livelihood improvement for highly vulnerable families and children including the development of microenterprise development strategy. Takes a leading role in the organization of national and international level workshops on economic strengthening related areas. Organizes and facilitates presentations, reports and other documentation on related training events and field program operations. Ensures that implementation of field programs proceeds according to approved plans and in accordance with set standards and guidelines. Liaises and coordinates with Pact country and home office technical specialists and program team for integration, synergy and technical support. Works with Project Results and Measurement team to undertake project to identify indicators, conduct baseline studies, annual reviews, midterm assessments and final evaluations. Reviews project assessment reports, compiles and shares lessons for further improvement and for future considerations. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in child development, social work, social sciences or related field. At least 10 years of experience in the design, management, monitoring, and evaluation of comprehensive, community-based OVC programming, social services system strengthening, and household economic strengthening. Demonstrated leadership, strategic planning, and technical skills in programming for orphans and vulnerable children with a focus on improving children's health, nutrition, education, protection, psychosocial well-being, and care as well as addressing household economic and food security. At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in household economic strengthening interventions. Three years of mid-to-senior level experience in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating programs for children infected or affected by HIV, with particular experience in child and youth development programs (e.g. OVC, Early Childhood Development, adolescent reproductive health, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0027. 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.
****************************** *CHILD PROTECTION DIRECTOR KISANGANI, DRC
Pact seeks a Child Protection Director for a prospective five-year, USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) care and support program. The aim of the project is to reduce child vulnerability through Household Economic Strengthening (HES) among highly vulnerable families. In addition, the program will seek to strengthen local ownership of and capacity in OVC and HES programming. The Child Protection Director will provide technical leadership to ensure high-quality OVC programming that meaningfully and measurably improves the well-being of vulnerable children and their families. The Child Protection Director will support CSO partners and government stakeholders to operationalize OVC and Child Protection policies and frameworks, including the National Action Plan for OVC. The Child Protection Director will work closely with the HES Child Protection Director to develop, implement, and monitor OVC program quality assessment and improvement activities. The Child Protection Director will have expertise in comprehensive, family and community-based programming for orphans and vulnerable children with a focus on improving children's health, nutrition, education, protection, psychosocial well-being, and care as well as addressing household economic and food security and will have experience working with Congolese organizations serving OVC and the DRC government at all levels. He/she will liaise with relevant national, provincial, and local government (including Social Affairs, Labor, Justice, Youth, Gender, Children and Families, among others). He or she will be based in Kisangani, Orientale Province. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide technical leadership in OVC program design, implementation, and evaluation in order to achieve positive child and family outcomes. Lead OVC program quality assessment and improvement efforts, facilitating quality assurance activities with CSO partners in order to identify gaps, technical capacity limitations, and priority technical assistance needs. Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of OVC program quality improvement activities. Oversee the planning, coordination, and delivery of OVC technical assistance to CSO partners. Facilitate problem solving and action planning among CSO and DRC stakeholders to address critical challenges and barriers to improving child health, education, nutrition, psychosocial, and protection outcomes. Collaborate with HES Child Protection Director to design, implement, and evaluate HES activities that improve child and family well-being. Ensure the use of child and family data to inform decision-making and appropriate programmatic adjustments/ improvements. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in social work with a minimum of 5 years' experience on technical and managerial positions; Master's degree in social sciences or public health preferred. Experience with child protection programming, early childhood development, or household economic strengthening; Technical knowledge of community-based care programs and experience with OVC programming is highly desirable. Proven experience in networking, strong communication skills and good interpersonal relations. Proven leadership and inter-personal skills for effective team work; as well as the ability to work independently on a frequent basis, taking initiative, managing a variety of activities concurrently, and delivering outputs on schedule. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0028. 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.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY, ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN LUBUMBASHI, KATANGA
Pact is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of a large USAID OVC program in the DRC. Chief of Party will have primary responsibility for all aspects of program implementation and coordination with other programs, partners, and GDRC entities. The Chief of Party acts as the principal liaison with USAID and is the supervisor of all other program personnel. He/she will be based in Lubumbashi, Katanga. Specific Duties: Ensure high- quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual workplans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with HQ and donor requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grantmaking mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact HR policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. QUALIFICATIONS: Fluency in both French and English. Not less than 10 years of relevant senior activity management experience managing large donor-funded, child-focused programs. No less than 5 years of experience in a range of child protection interventions/ approaches for vulnerable children in francophone Africa. Demonstrated experience pursuing child-level outcomes from household-level interventions. Demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries. Master's degree preferred in public health, social work, management or related field. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0025.
******************************* *DIRECTOR, BUSINESS OPERATIONS WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Director, Business Operations 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 Business Operations Director contributes to realizing this by: Taking what might be complicated, distant and daunting and making it simple, understandable and workable; Advancing operational character, enabling country office to make decision, make impact and adjust to unforeseen circumstances - built around promoting local solutions and driven by data; Finding ways to fulfill our intent for openness, transparency and accessibility of knowledge and information, rather than control, restriction and containment; Ensuring cross organizational collaboration, shared success and joint action. Position Purpose: The Director of Business Operations reports to the Chief Global Programs Officer, is a member of the Management Council and leads the organization in setting, streamlining and realizing business processes and workflow improvements. The successful candidate is a thinker and doer with outstanding communications skills and proven experience in global business operations. The Director will work closely with Pact's Planning, Accountability and Learning department, Management Council, Country Directors and senior leadership to promote standardization, efficiency and effectiveness, enhanced compliance, mutual sharing of best practices and lessons learned and capacity building of operational leaders and teams. Key Responsibilities: Business Process Improvement: Provide direction, guidance and overall leadership and support to all program teams, country offices and portfolio teams on business operations in service of delivering on our promise to deliver on time, on budget and meeting stated objectives. Build and mainstream processes and support mechanisms that enable synergy, efficiency, continuity and effectiveness in our programs. Apply rigor and creativity in the development, application and maintenance of organizational standard operating procedures. Measure our ability to meet our goals by establishing and tracking objectively verifiable metrics. Forge smart and productive partnerships that promote a shared sense of purpose and mission. Build and conduct, in collaboration with relevant departments, orientation, ongoing skill building and guidance on best in class business processes to ensure staff excellence, compliance and accountability. Ensure our programs are supported to design, build and implement the most effective, quality and impactful programs imaginable. Monitor industry trends, network with Business Operations professionals in the non-profit sector and share literature, best practice, and innovative ideas for maximizing operational effectiveness. Inspire, champion and spread a culture of shared success that makes true our belief that every imaginable problem has a solution and that when we dedicate ourselves to pursuing it, our efforts will be rewarded with a better world. Integrate and translate the efforts of other support/ enabling units. Establish, manage and regularly report on operational objectives, key performance indicators, and standardize business processes and metrics across Pact's global operations. Utilize economic, financial, and organizational data to build business cases for major initiatives. Lead complex high-impact negotiations involving significant business risks. Other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in related field and at least ten (10) years of relevant experience (or equivalent). Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in business administration or international relations. Experience and/or certification in business operations and project management best practices (i.e. PMP). Experience in complex non-profit international development organization with demonstrated ability in business operations, administration, visioning, planning, and effective execution. Proven ability to multi-task and manage around changing priorities. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Demonstrated initiative and creativity when solving problems and managing conflict. Demonstrated strong analytical skills with ability to quickly interpret and organize data and information. Experience managing teams of culturally diverse employees in a global environment and working effectively at all levels of the organization. Strong understanding of budgets. Extensive knowledge of various donor regulations and expectations. High level competence using common desktop applications and internal data systems. Curiosity, drive, discernment, humility, passion of purpose. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0009. 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 DIRECTOR, FINANCE OPERATIONS WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Senior Director, Finance Operations. Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Pact Finance Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures partnerships with international departments to develop budgets, implement and manage financial control measures, establish policies and procedures and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and government and non-government requirements, and provides exceptional service to management and staff. The Department is dedicated to providing practical, consistent, and proactive support, direction and advice to management and employees in the areas of financial procedure, policy, best practice, budgeting, accounting, audit and planning to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Position Purpose: The Senior Director Finance Operations (SDFO) is responsible for overseeing the international finance and accounting function, the internal audit (risk improvement) function, Pact's business continuity and registration process and Pact's corporate liability insurance programs. S/he is responsible for advising, designing and maintaining compliance and accountability across Pact's field and headquarters operations, overseeing the standardization and consolidation of field financial data into the headquarters accounting system and the Internal Audit function. Key Responsibilities: Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations in the countries/ locations in which Pact has operations. Ensures that funder/ donor reports are prepared and filed accurately and in a timely manner. Ensures routine internal audits of PACT field offices and headquarters; manage and monitor remediation efforts that result from internal audits. Coordinates with the Director - Global I/T on the implementation and conversion of field accounting systems as appropriate to meet donor, regulatory and organizational needs. Fosters standardization and consistency across field offices as regards business processes and internal controls. Supports the field offices with required external audit/ review engagements (i.e. country-level, project specific and/or sub-recipient audits) and management responses and corrective action plans. Presents internal audit/ corrective action updates, full reports, or executive summaries to the Pact, Inc. audit committee and executive management. Assists with the start-up and close out of field offices. Assist field offices in developing terms of references for "agreed upon procedures" to procure in-country audit agencies to audit sub-grantees; provide recommendations to field offices on analysis of proposals received and final selection of audit agency. Establishes, implements, and manages internal anti-fraud programs (whistleblower hotlines) and review and investigate whistleblower reports or other suspicions of fraud. Provides oversight of reviews of Pact's internal control policies, headquarters and field office operations. Identifies total loss exposure and recommend corrective actions, and advises Pact on reporting to donors. Disseminates all internal control policies and procedures to headquarters and field offices. Develops and provides training, technical assistance, and support and guidance to all staff members of headquarters and field offices regarding compliance and internal audit issues. Provides training on ethics and compliance to Pact staff, grantees or partners, as requested. Addresses critical matters as requested by the Audit Committee or senior management. Reports regularly on compliance and accountability related activities and issues to the CEO and CFO and when necessary to the Board finance and audit committee. Manages Pact's corporate liability insurance programs. Ensures that business registrations are maintained. Other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: BA and at least 15 years of relevant experience (or equivalent). Ability and willingness to travel internationally, up to 50%. Preferred Qualifications: MBA. Experience working in non-profit and/or federal government accounting. Strong knowledge of OMB circulars. Direct audit experience of clients who are recipients of US federal awards. CPA/CIA certification. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0010. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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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.
*DIRECTOR, INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT NEW YORK
A Director, Investment Management (D-2) is sought in New York. The incumbent is responsible for implementing asset allocation as approved by the Representative of the Secretary-General and taking decisions on the purchase and sale of investments in accordance with investments strategies defined by the RSG and the investment criteria established by the General Assembly (i.e. safety, profitability, liquidity and convertibility); recommending investment policy and strategy to the Representative of the Secretary-General for the Investments of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund and to the Investments Committee, composed of independent financial experts. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business management, economics, finance, banking or portfolio investment management or related field is required. A minimum of fifteen (15) years of proven progressively responsible practical experience in the management and/or supervision of investments. Closing date: 3/31/15. Vacancy no: 15-INV-UNJSPF-38429-D-NEW YORK (R)
*CHIEF OF BRANCH GENEVA
A Chief of Branch (D-1) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Formulates and implements the substantive work programme of the Science, Technology and Information Communication Technologies Branch under his/her supervision. Oversees the management of activities undertaken by the Branch, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and coordinates work in the different areas both within the Division and Department, and with other organizations of the United Nations System, as appropriate. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent), preferably at the PhD level, in economics, engineering, business or public administration. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in the areas of science, technology, innovation and ICT for development. Closing date: 3/31/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-UNCTAD-39833-R-GENEVA (R)
*ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER BANGKOK
An Economic Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in Bangkok. Duties: Assists in the planning and implementation of transport policies and programmes on innovative technologies including intelligent transport systems (ITS) and the role and contribution of innovative technologies to more efficient and sustainable transport outcomes. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in transport, economics or a related field is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic and social principles, in transport planning, gained through involvement with industry, governments, international organizations or universities and research organizations is required. Closing date: 3/31/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-ESCAP-39747-R-BANGKOK(G)
*STATISTICIAN BANGKOK
A Statistician (P-3) is sought in Bangkok. Duties: Organizes, designs, plans and supports the collection, evaluation, analysis, compilation and dissemination of statistical data by selecting methods of data collection, selecting and implementing methods for checking collected data, and selecting and implementing appropriate methods for data processing for incorporation into databases to support the regional platform for monitoring and accountability for the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in statistics, mathematics, economics, sociology or related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of statistical data or related area. A strong record of authorship of analytical/ statistical reports or publications in international journals is highly desirable. Experience working in a national statistical system is an advantage. Closing date: 3/31/15. Vacancy no: 15-STT-ESCAP-40375-R-BANGKOK(G)
*SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER PORT OF SPAIN
A Sustainable Development Officer (P-4) is sought in Port of Spain. Duties: Provides substantive backstopping to informal and formal meetings and conferences, including proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations on sustainable development issues. REQUIRES: Master's degree in environmental sciences, sustainable development or environmental economics is required. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in sustainable development is required. At least seven years of experience in research, policy analysis and management of technical assistance projects is required. Closing date: 3/30/15. Vacancy no: 15- ECO-ECLAC-39181-R-PORT OF SPAIN(G)
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