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International Development and Assistance

Issue Dated March 18, 2016


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

FRENCH SPEAKING POLIO CONSULTANT CONAKRY, GUINEA

McKing Consulting Corporation (McKing) is a veteran-owned professional services corporation offering innovative management consulting support to the Federal and state government and non-profit organizations. McKing operates full service project offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Rockville, Maryland. McKing with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking to identify a French Speaking Polio consultant for an assignment in Conakry, Guinea. The polio consultant will provide technical assistance in coordination with the Ministry of Health, district health officials, WHO and UNICEF. Duties will include: • 60% - Support the planning and implementation of outbreak response immunization activities in Siguri and Kankan Districts of Kankan Province, including microplanning revision, vaccinators and supervisor selection and training, social mobilization planning and implementation • 10% - Provide independent monitoring reports to the National and Provincial polio program teams on observations from the field, with recommendations for strengthening outbreak response, during supplementary immunization activities March- June 2016; • 15% - Support district and provincial officials in Kankan province to strengthen active case surveillance as requested by assistance in training of district surveillance officials, data collection and review, and spot checks at facility level for evidence of active case surveillance; • 15% - Provide technical assistance to the implementation of the national plan to successfully switch from tOPV use to bOPV use in the routine immunization program by the end of April 2016, including support to finalization of tOPV stock inventory at district and provincial level, training for vaccine management and disposal, and data collection. Additional Information: • The consultant will be based in Conakry, Guinea from start of assignment through December 2016 with frequent travel to Siguri and Kankan districts. • Only candidates fluent in writing and speaking French will be considered. • Candidates must have prior experience supporting Polio. To apply, please submit a CV/ resume and cover letter to tcharles- rennie@mcking.com. McKing Consulting Corporation is an equal employment employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
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CHIEF OF PARTY - MODERATE VOICES OF PEACE OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO OR NIAMEY, NIGER

The Moderate Voices of Peace project is an anticipated 5-year, USAID-supported media messaging and communications cooperative agreement that will cover Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger, with an expansion to Cameroon in Year 2. A continuation of Equal Access' ongoing peace and tolerance work in these countries, the goal of the anticipated project is to amplify moderate voices of peace and tolerance as part of a broader effort to reduce vulnerability to violent extremism in the Sahel. Specific objectives include: 1. Strengthening positive local narratives. 2. Increasing dialogue and exchange on CVE and peace concepts. 3. Expanding access to information. 4.Promoting citizen/government dialogue. 5. Enhancing regional collaboration among media actors. The Chief of Party will be based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso or Niamey, Niger. This individual will serve as the lead manager responsible for overall program implementation and quality control, including technical leadership, management of human resources, physical assets, financial oversight and communications. She/he will also be responsible for representing the program to the government officials, other donors, local partners and the media. The position is contingent on funding and final award by USAID. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Leads technical design and activity implementation across four countries in line with project work plans and M&E plan. • Manages progress toward meeting project objectives, developing solutions to keep activities on track and providing overall guidance and direction focusing technical staff on achieving agreed upon targets and long-term strategic objectives. • Oversees all project staff. In coordination with other senior project managers, recruits, hires and trains new employees in line with USAID rules and regulations, Equal Access' internal policies, and local labor laws. • Provides overall financial oversight for a $15-25 million budget. • Represents Equal Access International and the project to donors, partners, other INGOs, beneficiaries, the media and other stakeholders, ensuring enhanced collaboration and multiplying project results. • Guides the creation of relevant project deliverables, including but not limited to, M&E plan, work plans and other technical documents and reports. QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in media development required. Additional experience in peace promotion, countering violent extremism and/or governance preferred. • 10+ years of experience in a senior management/ leadership position, ideally as Chief of Party or Deputy Chief of Party, with a strong reputation for developing excellent collaborative working relationships with counterparts, other INGOs and donors. • A demonstrated track record of progressively responsible managerial experience implementing complex, donor-funded projects with multiple activities, preferably with experience managing a project of $10 million or more. • A minimum of eight years of experience managing public or private sector media, peace promotion, countering violent extremism or governance related programs, preferably including previous experience in West Africa. • Graduate degree in a relevant social, technical or political (e.g., communications, public administration, business administration, international relations, etc.). • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated pro-active approach to problem solving. • Excellent written and oral communications skills. • Professional fluency in English and French required. About Equal Access Equal Access International is a dynamic communications for social change non- governmental organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization to address the most critical challenges in the developing world. Each year we reach more than 90 million marginalized individuals and families with a variety of media and direct community engagement activities. Headquartered in San Francisco, our work spans the globe, with country offices in Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen. Equal Access' priority areas of impact are Media Strengthening, Youth Life Skills & Education, Agriculture & Economic Development, Health, Peacebuilding, Women and Girls' Empowerment, Civic Participation & Governance and Human Rights. Detailed information about our organization and programs is available at www.equalaccess.org. To Apply Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information via email to mvpjobs@equalaccess.org with "COP/MVP" in the subject line by April 30, 2016. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. EOE M/F/D/V . NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY - MODERATE VOICES OF PEACE OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO, N'DJAMENA, CHAD OR NIAMEY, NIGER

The Moderate Voices of Peace project is an anticipated 5-year, USAID-supported media messaging and communications cooperative agreement that will cover Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger, with an expansion to Cameroon in Year 2. A continuation of EA's ongoing peace and tolerance work in these countries, the goal of the anticipated project is to amplify moderate voices of peace and tolerance as part of a broader effort to reduce vulnerability to violent extremism in the Sahel. Specific objectives include: 1. Strengthening positive local narratives. 2. Increasing dialogue and exchange on CVE and peace concepts. 3. Expanding access to information. 4. Promoting citizen/ government dialogue. 5. Enhancing regional collaboration among media actors. The Deputy Chief of Party/Program Director will be based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, N'djamena, Chad or Niamey, Niger. This individual will oversee the implementation of all technical activities in accordance with the work plan and oversee long-and short- term technical staff and consultants. The position is contingent on funding and final award by USAID. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Leads all technical activities under the direction and guidance of the Chief of Party. • Ensures technical activities are delivered in accordance with the annual work plan and meet associated targets and goals. • Contributes to relevant technical deliverables, including but not limited to, work plans, M&E plan and technical documents and reports. • Represents project with donor, partners, national authorities and other key stakeholders in the West African media sector. • Supervises and manages related technical staff, including short-and long-term staff and short-term consultants, in accordance with organizational policies and applicable laws. Supports recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training new staff. • Cultivates and strengthens relationships with local partner organizations, other media sector and development programs, private sector partners and national authorities. QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience in media development required. Additional experience in peace promotion, countering violent extremism and/or governance preferred. • 7+ years of experience managing public or private sector media, peace promotion, countering violent extremism or governance related programs, preferably including previous experience in West Africa. Relevant experience as a media practitioner considered. • Degree in communications, journalism, social sciences, international studies, management or related field. • Previous management experience on a USAID or other donor-funded projects in West Africa. • Demonstrated understanding of USAID and other approaches to media development, in particular those focused on gender integration and sustainability. • Experience interfacing with local partner organizations, other media sector and development programs, private sector partners and national authorities. • Experience managing and building the capacity of staff and local beneficiaries and groups. • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated pro-active approach to problem solving. • Excellent written and oral communications skills. • Professional fluency in English required. About Equal Access Equal Access International is a dynamic communications for social change non- governmental organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization to address the most critical challenges in the developing world. Each year we reach more than 90 million marginalized individuals and families with a variety of media and direct community engagement activities. Headquartered in San Francisco, our work spans the globe, with country offices in Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen. Equal Access' priority areas of impact are Media Strengthening, Youth Life Skills & Education, Agriculture & Economic Development, Health, Peacebuilding, Women and Girls' Empowerment, Civic Participation & Governance and Human Rights. Detailed information about our organization and programs is available at www.equalaccess.org. To Apply Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information via email to mvpjobs@equalaccess.org with "DCOP/MVP" in the subject line by April 30, 2016. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. EOE M/F/D/V NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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MONITORING, EVALUATION, RESEARCH AND LEARNING MANAGER - MODERATE VOICES OF PEACE OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO OR NIAMEY, NIGER

The Moderate Voices of Peace project is an anticipated 5-year, USAID-supported media messaging and communications cooperative agreement that will cover Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger, with an expansion to Cameroon in Year 2. A continuation of Equal Access' ongoing peace and tolerance work in these countries, the goal of the anticipated project is to amplify moderate voices of peace and tolerance as part of a broader effort to reduce vulnerability to violent extremism in the Sahel. Specific objectives include: 1. Strengthening positive local narratives. 2. Increasing dialogue and exchange on CVE and peace concepts. 3. Expanding access to information. 4. Promoting citizen/government dialogue. 5. Enhancing regional collaboration among media actors. The Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Manager will be based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso or Niamey, Niger. This individual will set up and manage the project's M&E system and activities, with particular emphasis on documenting learning from interventions, communities and events, and helping to adapt new project approaches based on that learning. The position is contingent on funding and final award by USAID. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Sets up and manages overall project M&E system and activities; ensures quality data collection, analysis, and reporting. • Sets up and maintains a system for identifying, documenting and communicating lessons learned across all program countries and staff. • Contributes to research on media and CVE for a broad, international audience based on project learning. • Oversees M&E staff, including short-and long-term staff and short-term consultants, in accordance with organizational policies and applicable laws. Supports recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training new staff. • Contributes to relevant project deliverables, including but not limited to, M&E plan, work plans and other technical documents and reports. • Reviews program progress reports and drafts evaluation progress reports. • Assists in market research efforts. • Cultivates and strengthens relationships with local partner organizations, other media sector and development programs, private sector partners and national authorities. QUALIFICATIONS: • 5+ years project M&E experience, preferably with USAID- funded development projects in West Africa. • Degree in social sciences, statistics, international development or related field. • Familiarity with West African media sector and/or CVE in West Africa. • Experience researching, delivering research products, and communicating research results to a broad, international audience. • Experience building close working relationships with local partner organizations, other development programs, private sector partners and national authorities. • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated pro-active approach to problem solving. • Excellent written and oral communications skills. • Professional fluency in English and French required. About Equal Access Equal Access International is a dynamic communications for social change non- governmental organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization to address the most critical challenges in the developing world. Each year we reach more than 90 million marginalized individuals and families with a variety of media and direct community engagement activities. Headquartered in San Francisco, our work spans the globe, with country offices in Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen. Equal Access' priority areas of impact are Media Strengthening, Youth Life Skills & Education, Agriculture & Economic Development, Health, Peacebuilding, Women and Girls' Empowerment, Civic Participation & Governance and Human Rights. Detailed information about our organization and programs is available at www.equalaccess.org. To Apply Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information via email to mvpjobs@equalaccess.org with "MERL Manager/MVP" in the subject line by April 30, 2016. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. EOE M/F/D/V NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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SENIOR SOCIAL SECTOR SPECIALIST MANILA, PHILIPPINES

The Asian Development Bank is seeking a Senior Social Sector Specialist at its headquarters in Manila, Philippines. JOB PURPOSE: Lead in identifying, developing, implementing and administering social sector programs and projects, technical assistance (TA), and non-lending products and services (NLPS). Provide technical inputs to the development of social sector policy, programs and projects and necessary inputs on divisional work. Work within broad policies, objectives, principles and goals. Work within general policies, principles and goals, working directly with clients. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: • Supervisor: Director, Human and Social Development Division (SEHS). • The following staff positions may be supervised by the incumbent: - National Staff - Administrative Staff. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree, or equivalent in public sector management, economics, social sector or other related fields. University degree in public sector management, economics, social sector or other related fields, combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Work experience: • Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level. • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, including as project leader in the preparation and implementation of social sector policies, programs and projects. • International experience working in several countries, preferably including ADB DMCs. Technical knowledge: • Significant expertise within a specific area of ADB's operations (economic, sector or thematic), or breadth across multiple areas with in- depth knowledge within one area. • Credible expert in field of expertise with recognized ability to lead projects and to share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB and development community. • Ability to lead projects and to share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB community. • Familiarity with ADB processes and procedures in public sector operations. People and leadership skills. • Able to perform effectively as a mission leader or team lead, exercising supervision, coordination, and planning responsibilities over a multi-disciplinary team/unit. • Able to mentor team members, providing guidance and advice on project or technical-related matters. • Able to act as a team member. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: For more details and to apply, visit https://adb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=160149. Deadline for applications is on 21 March 2016. We encourage diversity in our workforce and support an inclusive work environment. Women are encouraged to apply. This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply. Applications received in response to previous posting will be considered together with applications received in response to this advertisement. The vision of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and based in Manila, Philippines, ADB's multicultural staff come from about 67 members. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package. While the position advertised is for the ADB headquarters, staff must be prepared to serve in any location outside Manila, Philippines at the discretion of Management. Applicants must be nationals of one of ADB's member countries.
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CHIEF OF PARTY, NEPAL MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING PROJECT KATHMANDU, NEPAL

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high- quality, cost- effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today's most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field. CAMRIS' clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research. For more information on CAMRIS International please visit www.camris.com. CAMRIS seeks a highly energetic and forward thinking Chief of Party for our USAID/Nepal Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Project. The MEL Project supports achievement of USAID/Nepal's Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) development objectives by assisting the Mission in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating and learning from more rigorous monitoring and evaluation of development activities. This includes designing and implementing both quantitative and qualitative evaluations and assessments, as well as providing expert analysis and technical assistance to USAID/Nepal's programs. The MEL project has three major components: Component 1: Support greater rigor and coherence in USAID/Nepal's M&E efforts. Component 2: Design and conduct analyses, evaluations, surveys, studies, and assessments Component 3: Support improved knowledge management. Responsibilities: The Chief of Party (COP) shall be responsible for providing strategic, technical, and operations leadership for MEL Project, while working closely with MEL project and CAMRIS headquarters staff. The COP shall collaborate with USAID/Nepal's Program Office, expanded M&E team, Development Objective Teams, and other COPs managing USAID projects to ensure that the MEL support is meaningful and useful to the Mission and partners. The COP is responsible for ensuring the quality of all technical work under this contract. S/he must be able to oversee performance and impact evaluations, monitoring support, and capacity building activities, ensuring that every deliverable exceeds client expectations. • Provide leadership on the project by proactively engaging USAID, partners, and MEL team members to provide useful M&E support. This involves deep collaboration with the Mission and partners to identify, design, and implement high quality M&E support. • Identify adjustments in scope and operations to ensure that the project adapts to changes in need and context. • Quality assurance and responsiveness on all aspects of the MEL lifecycle including design, data collection, analysis, reporting, and learning. • Serve as the primary point of contact to USAID Contracting Officer's Representative and Contracting Officer. • Ensure timely submission of all deliverables. • Supervise and empower all technical and administrative staff on the project. • Collaborate closely with CAMRIS headquarters technical and operations staff. • Champion the use of CAMRIS' systems and processes, and identify adjustments as needed. • Represent the Nepal MEL team at local, regional and international meetings, as required. QUALIFICATIONS: • An advanced degree (PhD preferred) in a field relevant to M&E of USAID/Nepal activities such as economics, public policy, international relations, statistics, political science, health, education, agriculture, etc. • Minimum of 10 years of leadership experience focused on MEL activities for international development projects. This includes past experience as team lead on complex performance and/or impact evaluations. • Program implementation experience a plus. • Demonstrated capacity in evaluation good practice, including utilization focused evaluation, participatory approaches to evaluation, and evaluation ethics. • Subject matter expertise in democracy and governance, agriculture, early grade education and/or public health a plus. • Deep experience developing useful and feasible indicators/measures and associated data collection/analysis strategies for both monitoring and evaluation activities. • Deep M&E methods experience, (including sampling strategies), and demonstrated capacity to oversee quantitative and qualitative analysis. • Past experience leading data quality assessments. • Must be able to quickly and effectively assemble and manage interdisciplinary, multicultural and gender balanced teams. • Past experience identifying and implementing knowledge management systems to foster learning. • Demonstrated knowledge of United States Government rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project and program compliance and reporting.
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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR / DIRECTOR (ENERGY), MC-301-3B/3A WASHINGTON, DC

The Millennium Challenge Corporation seeks an Associate Director / Director (Energy), MC-301-3b/3a, based in Washington, DC. Job Announcement Number: MCC-1641356-16-59-DCO-DE. SALARY RANGE: $83,000.00 to $163,529.00 / Per Year. OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Tuesday, March 29, 2016. SERIES & GRADE: MC-0301-14/15. Full Time - Permanent Position. WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens. SECURITY CLEARANCE: Secret. JOB SUMMARY: This position is located in the Division of Infrastructure, Environment and Private Sector, Department of Compact Operations (DCO), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). As the Associate Director/Director (Energy), you will participate in, and direct, a variety of complex and critical assignments associated with the development and implementation of energy projects under MCC's Millennium Challenge Compacts (Compacts). Specifically, you will: Lead, and participate in, the development of energy projects under the Compacts by conducting, among others: technical assessment of constraints analyses, root cause analyses, concept notes and concept papers; collection and analysis of data and information to finalize energy projects; coordination with consultants on feasibility assessments and other appraisal of energy projects (including those relating to project viability and implementability); drafting portions of the internal decisional documents such as the investment memorandum, and supporting such documents with appropriate analyses and supporting studies. Lead, and participate in, the implementation of energy projects under the Compacts through, among others, the use of appropriate project management tools to track implementation progress, as well as anticipate, identify and mitigate various implementation risks. Work concurrently as a member of multiple multi-disciplinary country teams consisting of a combination of MCC staff, consultants and contractors overseeing energy project development and implementation while interacting with complex political, environmental and social (including health and safety as well as gender and social inclusion), economic and other variables affecting the development and implementation of energy projects under Compacts. Report on project-related implementation risks, providing input to risk management plans and risk analyses for MCC management. Prepare relevant documentation and reports, and maintain the required databases during implementation of projects. Perform other tasks as assigned from time to time. QUALIFICATIONS: To qualify for pay band 3b you must meet the following: Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4a (GS-13) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as: assisting, or participating in, the development and implementation of (i) energy sector infrastructure projects through scoping, scheduling, budgeting and/or contract administration, among others, while engaged in various stakeholder management (whether in generation, transmission, distribution, distributed generation in off-grid regions, or gas-to-power), and/or (ii) energy sector reform projects addressing the relevant policies, laws, regulations, institutions and practices, and/or (iii) energy utility turnaround projects (whether through traditional technical assistance or introduction of private sector participation in the form of management contracts, leases, affermages, concessions or other). Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. The first cutoff for review and referral of applications is March 15, 2016. If no selection is made, applications of qualified applicants received after the cutoff date will be referred to the selecting official until the closing date or a selection is made. Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance. To obtain more information and to apply, go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/431286000.
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Catholic Relief Services seeks a Relationship Manager. Responsibilities: Provide support for the SE team in the recruitment, organization, training, and engagement of advocacy partners, groups, and networks focused on addressing global solidarity issues and CRS advocacy priorities, including active participation in the CRS/USCCB Catholics Confront Global Poverty (CCGP) initiative, policy issue briefings, advocacy skills trainings, advocacy actions by telephone/text/ email, and DC or district visits with members of Congress and staff. Contribute to the formulation and implementation of the CRS Southeast regional strategy and program plans, with particular attention to advocacy-related organization and engagement in the SE region. Developing and implementing, in collaboration with the SE staff, a SE region Advocacy plan, reviewed annually, to identify and correlate SE strategic dioceses, CRS advocacy targets, and appropriate opportunities for advocacy actions. Contribute to the development, monitoring and evaluation of the CRS Southeast Region strategy and annual action plans, with particular attention to their experience with assigned dioceses, CRS program areas, and assigned CDTs. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree. Master's degree strongly preferred in Divinity, Theology, Pastoral Studies or Religious Education, International Development, public administration, public policy, communications or other area relevant to this CRS position. Written and spoken English fluency. Spanish fluency preferred. In-depth knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching and its practical application, contemporary Catholic Church issues and trends; knowledge of the structure of the Catholic Church in the U.S. and demonstrated ability to work within its culture. Diocesan experience desirable. Demonstrated ability to work with clergy, religious and lay leadership within the Catholic Church, as well as leadership in other Catholic institutions, organizations and agencies. Significant experience of living and working in the Southeast, and thorough understanding of pastoral, cultural, social and political realities in the region, preferred. 5-10 years relevant experience in formation, education, and/or pastoral ministry, with specific skills and experience related to assigned program areas. Lived (work, study, travel) cross-cultural experience in developing countries beneficial. Demonstrated ability to develop and apply adult learning principles and practices Experience in organizing and leading workshops and retreats; effective public speaking and presentation skills required. Broad knowledge of international issues, particularly related to the developing world. Experience in developing multi-media informational, educational and/or training materials helpful. Experience with relationship management systems (Salesforce) desirable. Extensive knowledge of the Agency, US Operation's programs and cross-departmental relationships, desirable Physical Requirements /Environment: Requires ability to travel at least 30% of time in the U.S., primarily within the Southeast region. Occasional international travel may also be required. Candidates should apply through the following link: https://www5.apply2jobs.com/CRS/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJ ob&RID=2838&CurrentPage=1
****************************** WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST CRYSTAL CITY, VA
IntraHealth is seeking a Workforce Development Specialist to work on the USAID- funded Global Health Supply Chain project. The Specialist would provide the effective transfer of skills, knowledge and technology for improved and sustained performance through technical assistance. S/he will conduct the coordination with relevant stakeholders in the provision of assistance to build the capacity and capabilities of national systems. Along with relevant global and national-level stakeholders, s/he will identify and select strategies for building human resource capacity while considering the context for the capacity development, including all other initiatives. S/he will also identify short-term technical assistance needs and find ways of meeting these, and monitor and report on short-term technical assistance assignments. International travel, approximately 30% of the time. REQUIRMENTS: Master's Degree in public health, health policy, supply chain management, instructional design, or a related field 6+ years' experience in conducting the design, development, and evaluation of training approaches, curricula, courses, and products to build the capacity of individuals in a wide variety of health logistics and health commodities fields Experience in implementing projects focused on health systems strengthening, capacity building of local governments, and supply chain management. Experience facilitating country, regional, and global coordination of planning and implementation of activities. Fluent in written and spoken English. Fluency in Spanish and/or French preferred. For more information: http://www.intrahealth.org/section/careers or apply online at https://goo.gl/i1ulG4
****************************** INFORMATION SYSTEMS (HIS) ADVISOR - TECHNICAL ADVISOR II/III ARLINGTON, VA
Assignment: Two Year Fellowship | GHFP-II-P5-193 .The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The Health Information Systems (HIS) Advisor (Advisor) will be a member of the Health Informatics Team in the Strategic Information, Evaluation and Informatics (SIEI) Division in the Office of HIV/AIDS within USAID's Bureau for Global Health. Broad responsibilities will include providing technical guidance to USAID, interagency partners, Ministries of Health, and implementing partners in the design, development, improvement, and maintenance of information systems that strengthen health service quality, effectiveness, and efficiency. The Advisor will work closely with and receive technical guidance from the SIEI Division Chief as his/her onsite manager. REQUIRED: Master's degree or higher in Computer Sciences, Management Information Systems (MIS), public health or a related social science field. Extensive knowledge and experience in federal information systems development, such as the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Clinger-Cohen, FedRamp, among others. Extensive knowledge of health information technology and public health IT standards including, semantic, exchange, privacy/security, etc. and applications, including EMRs, laboratory information systems (LIS), DHIS, HIE, and others. Demonstrated experience managing the full software development life-cycle of mid- to large-sized projects (i.e. crossing multiple program areas and conflicting needs; requiring integration of multiple non-standardized applications or business processes; and requiring complex reporting and communication at the agency and executive level) with minimal supervision. Extensive knowledge and experience with applying general software development lifecycle (SDLC) and project management best practices methodologies, i.e. Agile, PRINCE2, RUP, etc. Proven experience with managing the development or sourcing of health information systems that are currently in use. Proven ability to oversee the design or modification of sophisticated computer applications to meet data collection and reporting requirements. Substantial knowledge and experience with common relational databases, i.e. SQL, MySQL, Oracle, etc., and a good understanding of extracting, transferring and transforming data (ETL). Active user and proponent of Open Source solutions. Proven ability to develop rapport and effective working relationships with USG, host ministry, national and international working partners at all levels, local organizations, and other program partners, highly desirable. Technical expertise with health information system/information technology (HIS/IT) and results oriented analysis. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to travel internationally. US citizenship required. In addition to the above, the position requires the following at each level: TECHNICAL ADVISOR II- 5 years' experience in public health informatics or in software project management including designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining health information systems in large-scale program activities, with at least two (2) years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting. SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR III - 10 years' experience in project management including designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining health information systems in large-scale program activities, with at least three (3-5) years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting. TO APPLY : All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II's online recruitment system at https://www.ghfp.net/recruitment/, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by April 5, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.
****************************** TECHNICAL OFFICER III WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Technical Officer III. This candidate will support FHI 360's work in Botswana. Knowledge of and experience with HIV care and treatment programs is mandatory. The candidate will support all aspects of the work in Botswana, including providing technical expertise, fiscal oversight, and report writing. Strong project management skills and attention to detail are required. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field. Typically requires 8+ years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16701/technical-officer-iii/job
****************************** RESEARCH ASSOCIATE II DURHAM, NC
FHI 360,s a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Research Associate. The ideal candidate will have experience in conducting research with adolescents and young people and/or expertise in maternal, newborn, and child health. Familarity with NIH-related research would be preferred. Attention to detail is required. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Typically requires 5-8 years of research or evaluation experience with manuscripts, and study implementation. Excellent writing skills required. Experience writing proposals. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. spreadsheets, analytical software and other technology required. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English. Related prior work experience preferred. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16735/research-associate-ii/job
****************************** PROJECT ADVISOR, STRENGTHENING INTEGRATED DELIVERY OF HIV/AIDS SERVICES ABUJA, NIGERIA
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Project Advisor, Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) The SIDHAS project is a five-year PEPFAR program that aims to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner. The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). As part of the Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) Senior Team, the Project Advisor performs a wide variety of complex programmatic, technical, and communication/reporting functions. Duties will include coordinating and finalizing a variety of administrative and operational reports; participating in the development, implementation, and documentation of administrative policies, procedures, and programs. A primary responsibility will be serving as a liaison with USAID and other external stakeholders. As part of this role, the Advisor will have frequent communication with SIDHAS departments and staff, sub-awardees and relevant outside agencies, as well as FHI360 HQ. The Project Advisor reports directly to the SIDHAS Chief of Party. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or its international equivalent in Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences, International Development, Human Development or a related field. 11+ years of experience in a specialized technical/medical field of study. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of complex international public health programs. Knowledge of policies, rules and regulations of major donors, including USAID. Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Proven ability to communication effectively, both in writing and orally; demonstrated ability to independently prepare reports, briefings, correspondence and memoranda. Demonstrated experience in the preparation of a variety of programmatic, administrative and financial reports. Ability to work independently to meet deadlines under steady pressure and multiple priorities. Exercises good judgment and maintains confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports. Demonstrated ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Demonstrated competence in the operation and use modern office equipment including a computer and various software packages. Demonstrated experience in performing responsible and difficult organizational and office management and administrative functions showing independent judgment and personal initiative. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection. Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities. Ability to travel in Nigeria up to 25%. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16713/project-advisor%2c-strengthening-in tegrated-delivery-of-hiv-aids-services-%28sidhas%29/job
****************************** DIRECTOR, PREVENTION, CARE & TREATMENT ABUJA, NIGERIA
FHI 360,s a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Director, Prevention, Care & Treatment to provide technical and management leadership in HIV prevention, care and treatment, TB and Integrated Medical Services and develop technical strategies and oversee their design and implementation for FHI 360 Nigeria programs ensuring the appropriate application of theory and best practice to the design and implementation of public health interventions. QUALIFICATIONS: MBBS/MD/PHD or similar degree with ten years professional public health experience including at least five years specialized experience in HIV/AIDS care in developing country settings plus at least four years management experience. Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above. Possession of an MPH is required. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required. Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16707/director%2c-prevention%2c-care-%26- treatment/job
****************************** TECHNICAL ADVISOR I ACCRA, GHANA OR WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Technical Advisor I / Clinical Advisor to provide technical and scientific leadership to those designing and implementing technical strategies, programs or tools in the clinical management of HIV/AIDS. Provides technical advice based upon expertise and knowledge of evidence- based methods and strategies, current practice, and established operational and research standards to ensure quality and rigorous design. Builds capacity in country-level, regional or global program staff. Assesses current technical, scientific, managerial and operational efficiencies at the program, regional, or global levels as appropriate. May be required to coordinate and work with a diverse group of organizations, such as; the Ministry of Health, district health staff, international and national development partner organizations, and the USAID mission in order to complete work. QUALIFICATIONS: MD is required. Master's of Public Health (MPH) or other Master's Degree in relevant field is desired. 8-10 Years of relevant experience in management and technical guidance of large public health projects and/or programs. Solid knowledge of standards for HIV Clinical Care, operational processes and procedures. , work and task flow. Has ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities. Proficient writing and verbal communication skills. Familiarity with PEPFAR programs in Sub-Saharan Africa is strongly desired. Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office). Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluency in French or Portuguese desirable. Experience in specialized technical/medical field of study. Travel Requirements: 20% - 35%. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16528/technical-advisor-i/job
****************************** TECHNICAL OFFICER, COMMUNITY-BASED FAMILY PLANNING WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Technical Advisor, Community-based family planning. Description: The provision of contraception to women seeking to forgo or delay childbearing is a key strategy to reduce maternal, child, and newborn mortality. Community-based family planning (CBFP) and the integration in contraceptive services into maternal and child health and non-health programs is critical to expanding access to contraception. Complications of pregnancy and child birth are the leading cause of death among adolescents in low and middle income countries, make this group a priority for these efforts. The primary responsibility of this position is to advance FHI 360 CBFP and FP integration portfolio by: 1) providing technical assistance to Ministries of Health, collaborative agencies with in-country implementers in low and middle income countries ; 2) conducting in-country assessments to determine programmatic and research needs; 3) drafting/reviewing/ updating technical guidance documents including service delivery guidelines, job aids, and curricula; 4) preparing for and facilitating workshops 5) synthesizing programmatic experiences and assessment results, presenting at domestic and global conferences and publishing manuscripts as appropriate 5) providing global scientific leadership by staying current of evolving technical standards, guidelines, program developments, and new research findings; 6) coordinating work with implementers and funders at the global, regional, and local level: and 7) participating in proposal development efforts and protocol development of new research studies. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or its international equivalent in Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences, International Development, Human Development or a related field. A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in management of large projects and/or programs In-depth knowledge of family planning and community-based programs. Knowledge of other reproductive health topics, including maternal and newborn health, HIV, reproductive health, malaria, and tuberculosis. Youth expertise, desired. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders. Has ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Positive attitude and can communicate with staff and clients in an articulate and professional manner. Excellent analytic and problem solving skills. French language fluency is required. Needs minimal supervision, can manage high volume work flow. Ability to travel up to 25%. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16651/technical-officer%2c-community-base d-family- planning/job
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY, STRENGTHENING INTEGRATED DELIVERY OF HIV/AIDS SERVICES ABUJA, NIGERIA
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Chief of Party, Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS). The Chief of Party (COP) leads the project and is responsible for achieving the project's vision and strategy, directing the project technical team, and managing critical relationships with national and international partners and other key stakeholders. The COP has overall programmatic and fiscal responsibility for the project, including achieving project results, effectively communicating accomplishments, making financial reports, and ensuring compliance with all US government and the organization's regulations. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or its International Equivalent - 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; fluent in host country language. Experience operating in insecure environments. Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO).Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on West Africa preferred. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16712/chief-of-party%2c-strengthening-int egrated-delivery-of- hiv-aids-services-%28sidhas%29/job
****************************** REGIONAL PROGRAM ASSISTANT - EASTERN CARIBBEAN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO-ANY
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Regional Program Assistant - Eastern Caribbean. The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative, programmatic and logistical support duties to the LINKAGES/Eastern Caribbean program and will serve as a resource for administrative and operational assistance. S/he will prepare documents; compile records; organizing and maintain files; post information. S/he will also collect and verify data and will summarize and reconcile information in support of LINKAGES activities and other programs as needed. This position will oversee the administrative needs of the LINKAGES programs in each of the four Eastern Caribbean countries, including significant coordination with program staff based in Trinidad & Tobago and Suriname and sub- granted community based organizations in each country. QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Bachelor's Degree preferred. 1-2 years of experience in international development or program backstopping. Interest and experience in technology for development, mobile financial services, and real time data. Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite software. Prior work experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO) or other professional office setting. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with partners and staff. Energetic and collaborative team player. Ability to speak a foreign language preferred. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16668/regional-program-assistant---easter n- caribbean/job
****************************** SENIOR REGIONAL TECHNICAL ADVISOR FOR THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO-ANY
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Senior Regional Technical Advisor, Eastern Caribbean (Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Bahamas, Barbados), for the USAID-funded project, Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program. LINKAGES is implemented by FHI 360 in partnership with Pact, IntraHealth International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and conducts a range of activities to reduce HIV transmission among key populations (KP) - sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs - and improve their enrollment and retention in care and treatment across the HIV cascade. LINKAGES will accelerate the ability of governments, key population leaders, organizations working with key populations, and private-sector providers to plan and implement services that reduce! HIV transmission among key populations and their sexual partners and extend the lives of those already living with HIV. The key elements of the FHI 360-led team's strategic and technical approach are: Identifying key populations and locales and comprehensively assessing risk, Diagnosing "leaks" and revealing access barriers within the HIV services cascade, Scaling up "what works" while innovating to ensure the most strategic use of resources and access to newly emerging technologies, Addressing structural barriers and transforming local KP organizations, Ensuring interventions are sustainable over the long term, and Supporting the mainstreaming of human rights, gender and competency and capacity development. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters level degree in Public Health (preferred) or related field or equivalent. At least 8 years of demonstrated key population group technical expertise, with substantial HIV prevention, care, and treatment experience with female sex workers, and/or men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals. At least 8 years of demonstrated excellence in a senior level technical advisor and leadership position, preferably in an international development context and working with key population groups. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (and Dutch language skills preferred). Previous experience in Eastern Caribbean is strongly preferred. Proven skills in the implementation of HIV prevention, care, and treatment projects for female sex workers, and/or men who have sex with men, and transgender persons in the Eastern Caribbean or other countries in the region. Knowledge of processes for developing and implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs with key population groups in the Eastern Caribbean. Understands the HIV-related needs of key population groups in Eastern Caribbean, including female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals and has worked to support and implement activities to reduce stigma and discrimination. Design, implementation, and management of HIV public health/international development programs funded by USAID. Proven skills in mentoring, leadership and networking. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations in Eastern Caribbean. Ability to manage and complete numerous tasks with a high degree of organization and limited resources. Experience working with civil society organizations to plan and implement HIV and/or health-related activities. Experience of proactively identifying risk, addressing issues and appropriately communicating these to the project staff and USAID. Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different organizations and cultures. Experience identifying, designing and brokering public-private partnerships. Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality. Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16597/senior-regional-technical-advisor-f or-the-eastern- caribbean/job
****************************** DIRECTOR, HEALTHY ATHLETES WASHINGTON, DC
The Director of Healthy Athletes oversees all event-based and year-round programming in the 7 "disciplines" making up the global Special Olympics Healthy Athletes program. Healthy Athletes provides health exams, education, services, and care at no charge to Special Olympics athletes. To date, Healthy Athletes has provided 1.5 million exams to athletes in 127 countries. This position oversees a team of staff, consultants, and a global network of health professional volunteers in implementing event-based and year- round programming in Health Promotion (healthy lifestyles), MedFest (pre- participation sports physicals), FUNfitness (physical therapy assessment and education), Special Smiles (oral health and hygiene), Special Olympics Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes (vision), Healthy Hearing (audiology), and Fit Feet (podiatry). This position is responsible for planning, execution, evaluation, quality improvement, and partnership development. To view the full job description and/or to apply online, please visit this link: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15099931&t=1
****************************** SENIOR DIRECTOR, GLOBAL HEALTHY PROGRAMS WASHINGTON DC
The Senior Director, Health Programs leads a team of approximately 30 staff and consultants in planning and implementing all ongoing health programming, including Healthy Athletes, Healthy Communities, World Games health programming, and other activities. In 2014, this included 922 Healthy Athletes events, 22 Programs engaged in Healthy Communities projects, and an annual budget of approximately $7M in cash and $18M in value-in-kind donations. To view the full job description and/or to apply online, please visit this link: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15127461
****************************** 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 BRANCH, PROGRAMME PARIS
A Chief of Branch, Programme is sought in Paris. Duties: Provide strategic guidance and technical support on the development and operationalization of the SLCI Branch. Develop a strategy to secure broad stakeholder engagement in the SLCI Branch and the implementation of its programmes at global, regional and national levels. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in sustainable development, public policies, economics, social development, and/or environmental studies is required. Fifteen years work experience in the area of environment and sustainable development, out of which at least 7 years at international level is required. Familiarity with the SCP policies, development policies and policy integration processes in both developed and developing country contexts is desirable. Experience in developing countries is an advantage. Closing date: 4/15/16. Vacancy no: 52017
PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Management Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Participate in the development, implementation, strengthening and evaluation of projects funded through the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) by: (i) identifying human security priority areas and implementing human security operational tools; (ii) liaising with and strengthening the quality of concept note submissions by the applying organizations; (iii) drafting comments on concept notes submitted to the UNTFHS in line with the Guidelines of the UNTFHS. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international development, political science, economics, international relations or a related field is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme management or related area is required. Experience working on human security and its application into project/ programme activities is desired. Closing date: 4/15/16. Vacancy no: 55555.
****************************** 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
FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY POLICY OFFICER FIJI
A Food and Nutrition Security Policy Officer - (FIRST Programme) (P-4) is sought in Fiji. Duties: To provide comprehensive policy analysis services and the development of specialized tools, methodologies, systems and/or databases to support the planning, implementation and monitoring of a strengthened enabling environment for food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in agricultural economics, development economics, food security and nutrition and/or sustainable agriculture or a related field. Seven years of relevant experience in food security and nutrition and/or agriculture and rural development policy analysis, including policy assistance and capacity development. Experience of working on food and nutrition security or agricultural development in one or more Pacific Island Countries. Excellent working knowledge of English. Closing date: 3/16/16. Vacancy no: IRC3232
FIELD PROGRAMME OFFICER ANKARA, TURKEY
A Field Programme Officer (P-4) is sought in Ankara. Duties: Develops, implements and evaluates assigned programmes/ projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/ project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; ensures follow-up actions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in agriculture, economics, social science related field to areas of FAO. Seven years of relevant experience in agricultural development and/or technical cooperation or emergency project planning/ formulation/ implementation. Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian. Closing date: 3/16/16. Vacancy no: IRC3234.
****************************** POLICY ANALYST - RESULTS IN DEVELOPMENT CO-OPERATION PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development is looking for an experienced Policy Analyst to contribute to enhancing the impact of development co- operation through improved evidence, 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, for this particular position preferably at least five years' relevant experience working in international development, and preferably working on results-based decision-making. Proven experience with the use of results information at multiple levels (from project via country and theme to corporate and international levels) and for multiple purposes (accountability, communication, policy-making, planning, learning and quality-assurance). 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. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 3/17/16. Job Number: 10455
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY - M&E PROGRAM BANGLADESH DHAKA, BANGLADESH
International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and donor agencies in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) across diverse sectors including health, education, economic growth, humanitarian assistance, stabilization and democracy & governance. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work. Respect and integrity are the basis of our core values. Position Description: IBTCI is seeking Chief of Party (COP) candidates to lead the USAID-funded Accelerating Capacity for Monitoring and Evaluation (ACME) activity in Bangladesh. The primary purpose of ACME is to develop and implement an M&E system for Development Objectives 2 (Feed the Future) and 4 (Global Climate Change). This is a full time position, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The position is open immediately for a long-term assignment concluding in February 2018. Responsibilities: The Chief of Party's responsibilities include, but are not limited to: •Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID/Bangladesh; •Overall project leadership and management, and for setting and ensuring compliance with high standards of administration, quality assurance, public relations, and client relations; •Collaborate with the Mission to establish clear lines of communications between all stakeholders for all activities; •Meet regularly with USAID/Bangladesh to support program implementation, team building and early identification of problems or issues; •Oversee the design and implementation of all project activities, including supporting other team members on tasks as and when needed, and is directly accountable for all project results to the USAID CO and COR, and to the Home Office Project Director; •Oversee the development and ensure the quality and timely delivery of all program deliverables; •Monitor and report the budget/burn rate, and oversee the execution of cost control measures; •Oversee staff development and mentoring; •Manage major subcontractors; •Serve as primary point of contact with the Home Office and update the Project Director through scheduled weekly Skype/phone calls and status reports; •Overseeing the management of local expenses; •Providing regular updates to track finances throughout the contract and submitting regular project expense reports; •Managing project staff and resources to ensure tasks and deliverables are completed at specified deadlines and levels of effort; •Managing all project resources and equipment; •Overseeing the performance of local subcontractors to ensure tasks are met as specified; •Leading all aspects of client engagement at USAID/Washington and in the field. QUALIFICATIONS: •At least 10 years of experience in management and monitoring and evaluation programs, particularly of agriculture, food security, natural resources management, climate change (adaptation and mitigation) projects in developing countries, is required. •Master degree in Business Administration, Economics, Statistics or a related field is required. Ph.D. is desirable. •The candidate must have demonstrated experience in working with senior government officials, private sector, and civil society for USAID or other donor development programs. •Demonstrated skills in problem solving, consensus building and coordination of diverse group of stakeholders e.g. various implementing partners, USAID etc. is preferred. •Strong leadership skills and experience in managing large interdisciplinary teams, as well as working in politically sensitive contexts. •Experience in establishing M&E systems, overseeing program start- up and close-out, and hiring, training, and supervising local personnel is preferred. •Language: The candidate must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English (FSI 4 level) skills. •South Asian recent work experience preferred. Applications: To apply, please visit https://ibtci.devhire.devex.com/. No phone calls please. Only final candidates will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination of race, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We are an E-verify employer.
****************************** *LECTURER - INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
The Sydney School of Public Health is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with broad global health knowledge to teach into the Master of International Public Health and to conduct relevant research in developing countries. Great opportunity to join one of Australia's leading public health schools. Develop your teaching and research profile in international public health. Full-time fixed term for three years, remuneration package: AU$114K-$135K which includes base salary AU$96K-$114Kp.a., leave loading and up to 17% superannuation. The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7500 permanent staff, supporting over 52,000 students. The Sydney School of Public Health comprises a network of individuals, research groups and centres that offer a wide range of educational and research opportunities in a variety of public health associated areas of study. There are 1000 students enrolled in post-graduate coursework degrees and over 200 PhD students. One of the largest programs offered by the School is the Master of International Public Health. International public health is concerned with public health in low- and middle-income countries. Our staff have extensive experience working in many countries in Asia and Africa, including Bangladesh, China, India, Kenya, Myanmar, Tanzania and Uganda. The Master of International Public Health covers control of communicable and non- communicable diseases and maternal and child health, all underpinned by the principles of quantitative and qualitative research methods, project management, health policy and health systems strengthening. We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer with broad global health knowledge to teach into the Master of International Public Health and to conduct relevant research in developing countries. In this role you will: •teach into the Master of International Public Health, including taking on unit of study co-ordination responsibilities and providing support to other unit co-ordinators; •teach into other teaching programs in the School that are related to your skills and experience; •develop and conduct relevant research projects in developing countries, and produce and contribute to research publications, presentations and grant applications; •develop and maintain linkages with organisations (including development agencies) working in international public health. To succeed in this role you will have: •a PhD (or be close to completion of a PhD) in an area relevant to international public health; •research experience in international public health in developing countries; •demonstrated ability to develop and lead a research project; •a track record in peer reviewed publications; •coursework teaching experience at postgraduate level in international public health; •experience with unit of study or course coordination (desirable); •experience working in public health in developing countries; •demonstrated broad global health knowledge; •a post-graduate coursework degree in public health (e.g. MPH) (desirable); •excellent communication and time management skills and demonstrated ability to work with and across collaborative teaching and research teams. All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by reference number 2469/1115 for more information and to apply. CLOSING DATE: 11pm 29 March 2016. The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.
******************************* *SENIOR INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - SMART AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SAFETY BEIJING, CHINA
The United Nations Office for Project Services seeks a Senior Industry Development Officer - Smart Agriculture and Food Safety in Beijing. The main responsibility of the post is to lead in the promotion of the Asia-Pacific Agricultural & Food Safety Industrial Demonstration Zone by creating international attention and exposure on a global scale to attract the required industries, research and development centres, think- tanks and organizations. REQUIRES: An Advanced University Degree (Master's or equivalent) in Agriculture, Food Safety, Business Administration, Project Management, or other relevant discipline. A minimum of 5 years of business development/ investment promotion/FDI and/or marketing and branding in the agriculture, food safety related industries is required. Solid networking experience in relevant agriculture/ food safety industries to support research and outreach. At least 2 years of project management experience in business promotion in either public or private sector organizations. Experience in Strategic Analyses and Planning. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), via e-mail to vacancies@unops.org. Kindly indicate the vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line by e-mail). Closing date: 4/16/16. Vacancy no: VA/2016/B5511/9494
****************************** *EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TUCSON, ARIZONA
The National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade (NatLaw) seeks a dynamic leader to serve as its next Executive Director. This is an excellent opportunity to lead one of the world's foremost commercial law centers. NatLaw uniquely combines the research and policy attributes of a think tank, with the practical skills required to turn its policy recommendations into law and regulations, including drafting international instruments, uniform laws and domestic laws, compiling and advocating for best commercial practices, and training the scholars, judges, and practitioners involved in the application of these laws and practices in the Americas, Asia, and Africa - all with the goal of using commercial law reform to promote global economic development. To learn more about NatLaw and the job description visit: http://natlaw.com/careers
****************************** *PRODUCER / PUBLIC RELATIONS OPERATOR NORWAY
The Sámi Dáiddaguovddás Foundation (hereby SDG) is the leading center for contemporary art in Sápmi. The center is housed in newly refurbished premises in Karasjok and have exhibition and project activity nationally and internationally. SDG is searching for a committed, independent and structured employee. You must be flexible and efficient, have the capabilities to innovate, take initiative and responsibility. It is assumed that the applicant has higher artistic expertise, either documentable long experience and / or education in communication and production. The position includes mainly exhibition and project management, and dissemination of the centre's activities. Duties will include writing applications and reports, implementation and monitoring of exhibitions and projects, work closely with artists, external partners and other employees. Participation in other activities at the center that is not in the main workspaces is presumed. Requirements for QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with reference from production and communication work; Knowledge of contemporary art; Relevant higher education; Good oral and written presentation skills in Norwegian and English. Sami-speaking is encouraged to apply. Basic computer skills. We can offer a positive and informal environment, diverse and independent tasks. Wages in accordance with agreement. The position may accede imminent, and is a one-year commitment with the possibility of extension. Applications with CV post@samidg.no, tag subject field "position wanted". Deadline: April 1, 2016. Further information about the position can be obtained from the Chairman Bente Geving, telephone 996 49 062 and director Hjørdis Kurås, telephone 468 40 958.
****************************** *QUALITY ASSURANCE & STRATEGY MANAGER HARGEISA, SOMALILAND
World Vision seeks a Quality Assurance and Strategy Manager to develop, lead and promote an enhanced culture of learning and discipline in the skills and practices of Quality Assurance (QA), Humanitarian Accountability, Knowledge Management and Strategy throughout World Vision Somalia. The QA & Strategy Manager will develop and implement an organization-wide strategy in Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DM&E), including quality program development, monitoring and reporting. The QA & Strategy Manager will also provide capacity building and coaching to program staff to help them move through the donor program/project cycle. In addition, the Manager will provide leadership to the QA/DME team. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: A Master's Degree related to the science and practice of community development, program design, statistics and evaluation. At least 5 years' experience managing people and programs in an international NGO context. Extensive experience and recognized expertise in the full range of evaluation theories, models and tools, and ability to adapt, contextualized and apply appropriately to all project scenarios. Proven track record as a staff and community trainer and capacity builder in DM&E using a wide variety of training methods, facilitation and capacity building strategies, and organizational development. Thorough understanding and experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, including comparative random sampling, questionnaire and survey design, data entry and analysis, and the application of these methods to project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation standards in key technical sectors. High-level expertise in Results-Based management, Logical Framework Analysis, and Result- Based Performance Monitoring and Evaluation. Ability to link professional, academic and community-based learning models. Appraisal/ Participatory Learning & Action, PEP, Appreciative Inquiry, etc. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, facilitation skills. Complete compatibility with WV's Mission, ethos, policies and Core Values. A strong aptitude for organizational change, participatory and servant leadership, innovation, learning, team building. Keen sense of justice and gender equity. Experience in adhering to/working with HAP, Sphere Standards and international humanitarian standards. Full ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross- culturally sensitive. Full computer and Internet skills including MS Office for word processing, graphic presentation. Strong understanding of systems design and implementation protocols. Strong inter-personal skills, and proven team-player. Proven ability to manage competing priorities. Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff with varied skill sets. Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities. Cross cultural sensitivity, balanced worldview, emotional maturity and the ability to cope with stressful work conditions. Travel: Considerable amount of travel is required. Reference 3145-17N24105. Application Deadline Date: 17 March 2016. See more at: https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/somalia/programme-effectiveness/quality-assurance-and- strategy-manager/4301#sthash.TFHh5WQZ.dpuf
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY KYIV, UKRAINE
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Project Director/ Chief of Party. Job Summary: Lead complex e-governance project aimed at reducing corruption through increased availability and usability of official data, improved availability of government services for citizens, and increased transparency of government procurements. Supervise technical and administrative staff. Plan, direct and coordinate technical and operational activities to ensure that project goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed timeframes and funding parameters and in compliance with USAID regulations and FHI 360 policies. Provide technical leadership in the open data, e-procurement and e-services components of the project. Establish and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters. Collaborate with relevant technical specialists and stakeholders beyond the project to ensure coordination of materials and communication message strategies and avoid gaps and overlaps. Oversee monitoring and evaluation of project indicators and knowledge management activities; as well as the project's financial and technical reporting requirements. Ensure effective collaboration with related USAID-funded democracy and governance projects in Ukraine. Coordinate with any partner organization specializing in 3 main areas of activity; open data, e-procurement and e-services. Serve as key representative of project with USAID/Ukraine government counterparts and partners. QUALIFICATIONS: BA required; advanced degree in related field preferred. At least 10 years' experience managing anti-corruption, e-governance and/or open data projects, preferably donor-funded international development projects. Strong technical knowledge of the role of open data and technology in increasing transparency and decreasing corruption. Strong analytical skills rooted in familiarity with management of international development programs. Demonstrated experience managing complex development projects, preferably in the areas of anti-corruption and open data. Outstanding professional reputation and have strong demonstrated interpersonal, written, and oral presentation skills. Experience managing projects in compliance with USAID rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team on activities of similar scope and size ($10-25million). Experience managing 15 or more technical and administrative staff; past experience as a USAID Chief of Party preferred. Experience collaborating with government ministries and officials, NGOs and donors, and community-based institutions, preferably in Ukraine. Excellent leadership, interpersonal and relationship building skills. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, technical and operational staff, and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance Experience working and living in Eastern Europe, especially the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and preferably in Ukraine. Professional Written and Spoken English; Ukrainian and/or Russian Language skills desired. Advanced Excel and Microsoft office skills. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16705/chief-of- party/job
****************************** *TECHNICAL ADVISOR, WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Technical Advisor, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for the upcoming Growth through Nutrition Activity in Ethiopia. The Technical Advisor, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) will be responsible for overseeing the quality of all WASH interventions funded through the Growth through Nutrition Activity. S/he will be responsible for achievement of expected WASH outcomes and integration of WASH into nutrition and agriculture activities. The Advisor will work with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Advisor to coordinate and systematically disseminate lessons-learned with other USAID-funded WASH activities. QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in a relevant field of study, e.g. civil or environmental engineering, public health, international development, economics, business administration). Minimum of seven years of experience in the WASH sector, in areas related to successful Activity implementation such as provision of technical expertise for WASH, demand creation, and sanitation marketing. Demonstrated experience building private sector capacity to provide WASH products and services, highly desirable. Demonstrated experience building local government capacity to install, rehabilitate, and maintain water systems, highly desirable. Prior experience in the Ethiopian WASH sector, preferably including experience with national level coordination under the One WASH Program (OWNP). Preference for experience with USAID projects. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16702/technical-advisor%2c-water%2c-sanitation-and-hygiene- %28wash%29/job
****************************** *INTERNATIONAL RECRUITER ARLINGTON, VA
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks a motivated and hardworking International Recruiter to join our team at our Arlington headquarters office. As a member of the Proposal Development Team, the recruiter will work closely with individuals throughout the company to source and select candidates for a wide variety of short and long-term positions globally. This position is focused on proposal recruitment with occasional assistance to project and headquarter positions as needed. Responsibilities: Manage full-cycle recruiting efforts for a variety of international technical positions for proposals including screening CVs, contacting candidates, scheduling and conducting interviews, checking references, background checks, and closing the recruitment process in coordination with other departments. Provide guidance to hiring managers on developing position descriptions for active and expected positions, source candidates, create key qualifications summaries, write/edit resumes and develop skills matrices in accordance with RFP or client requirements. Serve as "the face of the organization" to applicants and organizations during interviews, career fairs and partner meetings. Use creative judgment to explore various avenues of attracting candidates with rare skill sets, particularly in the field of monitoring and evaluation, such as researching associations, networking, job boards or local papers. Gather and verify candidate biodatas. Work with project managers to establish rates for consultants and prepare contracts for final agreement. Prepare mobilization paperwork for candidates. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in international studies or a related field. Minimum one (1) to three (3) years of recruiting for USAID proposals or projects. Experience with other donors is welcome. Experience recruiting for conflict or post-conflict zones preferred. Some exposure to and interest in monitoring and evaluation. Exposure to and understanding of modern issues in international development; and an appreciation of cultural sensitivities and differences. Ability to be flexible and shift recruitment efforts based on any changes in priorities. Demonstrated ability using applicant tracking systems. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and superior professionalism required. Candidates should have outstanding organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work effectively on multiple projects with competing deadlines. Proficiency in additional languages is preferred. Deadline April 1, 2016. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *FAMILY PLANNING SPECIALISTS, EVALUATION OF FAMILY PLANNING AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PAKISTAN
Only citizens of Pakistan are eligible for this position. MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks a Family Planning Specialist to participate in a mid-term performance evaluation of the USAID/Pakistan Family Planning and Reproductive Health (FP/RH) project. The FP/RH is a five-year cooperative agreement awarded in 2013 and implemented by the Marie Stopes Society (MSS) in partnership with the Health and Nutrition Development Society (HANDS), Creative Social Marketing Pakistan Ltd. (CSM) and Marie Stopes International. The project aims to improve family planning and reproductive health services in the targeted areas. The evaluation will produce conclusions and recommendations that will help USAID/Pakistan and the implementing partner improve effectiveness and efficiency in the remaining years of the project. The evaluation will also identify innovations, best practices, poor performing activities, and lessons learned to guide the design of future similar programs. The assignment is expected to require about 42 days of work, approximately half of which would be in field areas of Sindh. Qualifications: A Master's degree in public health, social sciences, or a related field. Demonstrated expertise in the field of family planning and reproductive health. At least seven (7) years of experience designing, implementing, and/or evaluating public health, family planning and reproductive health and/or maternal and child health care projects in Pakistan. Experience in Sindh preferred. Familiarity with USAID and USAID evaluation policy. Excellent analytical and personal communication skills. Excellent English writing skills. Deadline: April 1, 2106. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *ELECTRONIC PROCUREMENT TEAM LEAD UKRAINE
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks an Electronic Procurement Team Lead. Job Summary: Manage a medium-sized team to ensure wide scale implementation of electronic procurement in Ukraine, which will include increasing the technical capacity, development of normative acts, analysis and documentation of best practices, and extensive training of both public sector and civil society. Oversee the development and maintenance of an electronic procurement solution, and support the full-scale role out to all parts of the national and local government. Provide capacity building and professionalization of the public procurement profession in Ukraine, including issues of public sector planning for intended procurement needs and budget allocations; public procurement reform; and electronic procurement methods. Contribute to public awareness campaigns on the role of electronic procurement in reducing corruption and offering savings to the public budget. Oversee linkages of the use of an electronic procurement system to improving Open Data. Qualifications: Master's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/ Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. 8 years of experience in areas of governance, policy, public administration, or related areas; 3 of which include implementing public procurement reform programs with a focus on electronic procurement, preferably in the Central and Eastern Europe region. Clear understanding of technology issues related to electronic procurement as well as the required legislation, policy and practices for successful implementation. Experience providing training of public sector and civil society counterparts in areas of public administration, preferably procurement. Experience specific to Central and Eastern Europe, preferably in Ukraine. Fluency in English required, fluency in Ukrainian preferred. Apply at: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16724/electronic-procurement-team-lead/job
****************************** 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 BRANCH, PROGRAMME PARIS
A Chief of Branch, Programme is sought in Paris. Duties: Provide strategic guidance and technical support on the development and operationalization of the SLCI Branch. Develop a strategy to secure broad stakeholder engagement in the SLCI Branch and the implementation of its programmes at global, regional and national levels. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in sustainable development, public policies, economics, social development, and/or environmental studies is required. Fifteen years work experience in the area of environment and sustainable development, out of which at least 7 years at international level is required. Familiarity with the SCP policies, development policies and policy integration processes in both developed and developing country contexts is desirable. Experience in developing countries is an advantage. Closing date: 4/15/16. Vacancy no: 52017
*PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Management Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Participate in the development, implementation, strengthening and evaluation of projects funded through the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) by: (i) identifying human security priority areas and implementing human security operational tools; (ii) liaising with and strengthening the quality of concept note submissions by the applying organizations; (iii) drafting comments on concept notes submitted to the UNTFHS in line with the Guidelines of the UNTFHS. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international development, political science, economics, international relations or a related field is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme management or related area is required. Experience working on human security and its application into project/ programme activities is desired. Closing date: 4/15/16. Vacancy no: 55555.
****************************** 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
*FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY POLICY OFFICER FIJI
A Food and Nutrition Security Policy Officer - (FIRST Programme) (P-4) is sought in Fiji. Duties: To provide comprehensive policy analysis services and the development of specialized tools, methodologies, systems and/or databases to support the planning, implementation and monitoring of a strengthened enabling environment for food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in agricultural economics, development economics, food security and nutrition and/or sustainable agriculture or a related field. Seven years of relevant experience in food security and nutrition and/or agriculture and rural development policy analysis, including policy assistance and capacity development. Experience of working on food and nutrition security or agricultural development in one or more Pacific Island Countries. Excellent working knowledge of English. Closing date: 3/16/16. Vacancy no: IRC3232
*FIELD PROGRAMME OFFICER ANKARA, TURKEY
A Field Programme Officer (P-4) is sought in Ankara. Duties: Develops, implements and evaluates assigned programmes/ projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/ project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; ensures follow-up actions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in agriculture, economics, social science related field to areas of FAO. Seven years of relevant experience in agricultural development and/or technical cooperation or emergency project planning/ formulation/ implementation. Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian. Closing date: 3/16/16. Vacancy no: IRC3234.
****************************** *POLICY ANALYST - RESULTS IN DEVELOPMENT CO-OPERATION PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development is looking for an experienced Policy Analyst to contribute to enhancing the impact of development co- operation through improved evidence, 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, for this particular position preferably at least five years' relevant experience working in international development, and preferably working on results-based decision-making. Proven experience with the use of results information at multiple levels (from project via country and theme to corporate and international levels) and for multiple purposes (accountability, communication, policy-making, planning, learning and quality-assurance). 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. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 3/17/16. Job Number: 10455
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY SENEGAL-DAKAR
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 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Chief of Party. Description: The purpose of this anticipated five-year project is to improve reading outcomes of children in early grades of public school and the equivalent grades in daaras in the following regions in Senegal: Diourbel, Fatick, Kaffrine, Kaolack, Louga, Matam and St. Louis. Interventions will be aligned with the following three outcomes 1) Early grade reading instruction in public primary schools and daaras improved; 2) Delivery systems for early grade reading instruction improved; and 3) Parents and community engagement in early grade reading improved. Job Summary / Responsibilities: The Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for overall aspects of program implementation and performance, both technical and managerial. The COP will manage the Deputy Chief of Party, Director of Finance and Administration, and technical team, with overall responsibility for overseeing coordination across results areas, coordination of decision making across key stakeholders, and supervision of partner organizations. S/he has overall responsibility for the development of the vision, strategy, and technical direction of the project. S/he leads planning and implementation of work plans to ensure quality results. The COP will have overall responsibility in the areas of technical quality, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, operations, administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial accounting, and overall client satisfaction. Responsibilities include: Responsible for daily oversight and direction of project activities. Develop and maintain positive relations with Ministry of Education officials and other government counterparts, USAID, local organizations and program partners. Build capacity of public and private sector institutions to ensure local ownership and sustainability of project activities. Communicate regularly with USAID to provide updates and progress reports. Oversee planning and implementation of project activities, including reporting, tracking of Performance Monitoring Plan and implementation of the project work plan; Supervise project technical and operations teams. Supervise the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of all local staff and consultants. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree (or foreign equivalent; PhD or EdD is preferred) in education, education policy and planning, public/ business administration, international relations, other social sciences, or a similar relevant field. Minimum of 12 years' experience managing complex international and donor-funded development projects, preferably with USAID; At least 5 years of experience in the education sector in West or Central Africa; Demonstrated experience in project design, policy dialogue, strategic planning and implementation, education reform and national-level quality improvement. Experience managing early grade reading programming is required; experience in teacher professional development and community engagement preferred. Must have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, work across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines. Excellent oral and written communication skills in French are required. Proficiency in oral and written communication in English preferred. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. Apply at: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16360/chief-of-party/job
****************************** *MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR DAKAR, SENEGAL
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor. The purpose of this anticipated five-year project is to improve reading outcomes of children in early grades of public school and the equivalent grades in daaras in the following regions in Senegal: Diourbel, Fatick, Kaffrine, Kaolack, Louga, Matam and St. Louis. Interventions will be aligned with the following three outcomes 1) Early grade reading instruction in public primary schools and daaras improved; 2) Delivery systems for early grade reading instruction improved; and 3) Parents and community engagement in early grade reading improved. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) required in education, public policy, economics, statistics, or related field that includes research or evaluation methodology and statistics training. Must have a demonstrated track record to successfully monitor program results and indicators of reading acquisition and community engagement. Must have eight years of designing, monitoring and evaluating programs, of which at least four years must be of education related activities. Must have knowledge of USAID reporting and data quality requirements. Technical familiarity with relevant monitoring and evaluations methods. Excellent oral and written communication skills in French are required. Proficiency in oral and written communication in English preferred. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Access and Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft) as well as other database and statistical applications (SPSS, SAS or STATA). To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16389/monitoring-and-evaluation-advisor/job.
****************************** *AFRICA MANAGING DIRECTOR EASTERN OR SOUTHERN AFRICA
Firelight Foundation invests capital and human capacity in African community-based organizations working within their own communities to build smart, sustainable, and potentially scalable solutions to the challenges faced by children and youth. We invest in these community organizations so that they can build and realize their own visions of sustainable change and true potential for children, youth, and community. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Africa Managing Director will be responsible for the success of Firelight Foundation's reputation, relationships, operations, team, strategy, programmatic work, impact and other activities in Africa. As a member of the Firelight Executive Team and the leader of Firelight's operations in Africa, the Managing Director will be responsible for ensuring strategic and impactful design, delivery, quality control and evaluation of Firelight's programs, activities and portfolio of grants. In order to continue Firelight's success as an enabler of philanthropic capital to community organizations in Africa, the Managing Director will also be jointly responsible for fundraising for Firelight's grantees, programs and capacity building. The role will be responsible for building and guiding a talented Africa-based four-person team and incorporating them into a unified cross-continental operation with locations in California and Africa - a supportive team with shared goals, objectives and approaches. The Managing Director will be the most senior external face of the Firelight Foundation in Africa, representing the organization to governments, influencers, donors, networks and community organizations and keeping an eye on key trends in the community-based development sector. Responsibilities: Lead Firelight's Programs: Along with colleagues on the Learning and Evaluation team, the Finance Team and the Fundraising Team, develop Firelight's overall goals and strategies for programs, activities, operations and impact in Africa. Oversee the planning, development and effective delivery of Firelight's programs, activities and grants in accordance with the organization's overall mission and goals and the objectives set by our major funding partners. Understand the systems in which Firelight and its grantees operate, in order to build and maintain Firelight's capacity to look at systemic change as a fundamental outcome for our grantees and their programs. Develop and implement both annual and multi-year budgets, operating plans and staffing structures to support Firelight's programs, activities and grants in Africa. In conjunction with the Learning and Evaluation Team, develop and implement community-based evaluation frameworks to assess the strengths of programs, activities and grants and to identify areas for change and improvement. With the Learning and Evaluation team, the Finance Team and the Fundraising Team, develop and implement effective reporting and documentation of data and stories to support Firelight's grantees, programs and activities. Monitor keys trends in the thematic and geographic areas in which Firelight works and propose new ideas or initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization. Lead Firelight's Capacity Building and Sustainability Programs for Grantees: Build on and strengthen Firelight's existing approach to capacity building for grantees, including internal capacity in areas like budgeting, transparency and leadership as well as external capacity in areas such as social accountability and community engagement. Build on and strengthen Firelight's existing approach to sustainability for community-based organizations, including areas such as earned income, mixed-model investments, community contributions and community-based philanthropy. Build and guide the networks, leadership skills, mentoring and capacity building that our grantees need to be impactful in their day-to-day work and to thrive beyond Firelight's funding. Identify opportunities for Firelight and its grantees to share learnings and best practices with key audiences. Lead Firelight's Africa-based Team: Build, lead and inspire a small but effective team of Program Officers and staff in Africa. Along with the members of the Firelight Executive Team, develop and maintain effective systems, structures and processes that will enable great teamwork across Firelight staff. Resource Development: As a key member of the Fundraising Team, identify and engage potential philanthropic investors - including foundation and individual donors - in Firelight's programs, activities and grantees in Africa. Work with the Fundraising Team to develop effective funding proposals, updates, reports and presentations for foundation or institutional donors. Identify ways in which Firelight could be further contributing to sustainable, community-led development in Africa by engaging additional resources for our grantees - past, present and future. Build and host impactful site visits for current and potential Firelight donors. Represent Firelight at local, regional, national and international forums to share breakthroughs, innovations, mistakes or best practices. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Alignment with Firelight's approach and values, including a deep capacity to work with and for community-based organizations in Africa. Commitment to realizing the incredible potential of community-based organizations and effective community-based leadership as pathways to long-term social change in Africa. Demonstrated management skills that foster teamwork and encourage individuals/teams to work cooperatively, effectively and impact fully with others to strategize, set goals, make decisions and execute their work in ways that enhance our combined effectiveness. Proven effective leadership and the capacity to positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization as a whole and its desired impact. Commitment to realizing the incredible potential of Africa's children and youth and an understanding of and experience in addressing the challenges impacting them. Demonstrated expertise in working with communities in Africa and in community-based approaches to change, especially for children and youth. Demonstrated experience in understanding systems-level change in Africa, preferably at the community-based level. Strong Africa-based network, as well as the gravitas and skills to engaging key high-level stakeholders and build on that network on behalf of Firelight. At least 15 years experience in managing a multi-disciplinary team and operation, including experience in strategic planning, budgeting, staffing, employee management, goal setting, monitoring and reporting. Capacity to manage staff remotely while maintaining the positive camaraderie and collegiality that is inherent to Firelight, within the Africa team and between the Africa and U.S. based teams. Proven creativity and innovation in work and management, including the capacity to develop and pitch new and unique ways to improve the operations, activities and impact of the organization and to create new opportunities for its work. Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain relationships - to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization. Proven focus on stakeholder needs including the ability to anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external stakeholders - from grantees to donors - and to meet or exceed their expectations. Ability to maintain a fairly rigorous schedule during travel; ability to travel up to 50% of time. Preferred: Fluency in one or more local languages spoken in Tanzania, Malawi, or Zambia. Application Process: Send updated CV and cover letter to careers@firelightfoundation.org. Please enter your full name with surname, then first name, in subject line of the e-mail. This position is open until filled. Only persons short- listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
******************************* *INTERNATIONAL HEALTH ECONOMIST VIETNAM
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks an International Health Economist/Economist, Evaluation of the USAID/Vietnam "Community Links Program Activity," "Vietnam Monitoring and Survey Services (VEMSS) Project," Responsibilities: Conduct desk review of existing documents (program descriptions, annual work plans and reports, etc.); Develop the technical protocol for the costing exercise, and data collection tools (proven best practices or sound methods should be used); Prepare the presentation summarizing proposed methods, and present to USAID/Vietnam mission; Develop the field data collection plan , in coordination with the overall evaluation work plan; Conduct and oversee fieldwork process, including data collection and stakeholder meetings and interviews; Perform data analysis; Develop a presentation on key findings, and draft report; Review comment/inputs from USAID staff and related stakeholders, and finalize the cost component report. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or PhD level, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant discipline (i.e. Economics). Degree in health economics is preferred. Demonstrated 10 years' experience in conducting cost analysis for development programs- experience in costing of public health programs is preferred. Excellent personal communication and English writing skills. Ability to produce quality work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Experience working in complex environments. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *COMMUNICATION OFFICER, OSCE
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), seeks a Communication Officer. The position is with the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. Responsibilities: Under the supervision of Project Manager, and in co-ordination with another Project Officer, the incumbent performs the following: is responsible for communication issues during the implementation of the project to increase project visibility and maximize the impact of ODIHR's intervention in OSCE participating States: 1) prepares the communication and visibility plan for project implementation; 2) oversees the work of external experts to build the website of the project; 3) co-ordinates the implementation of the communication and visibility plan with the OSCE press office and ODIHR's Public Affairs Unit; 4) liaises with all project staff to ensure that project activities have visibility; represents the Project Manager and ODIHR project at seminars, meetings and conferences as appropriate, and reports back on all developments relevant to ODIHR; produces relevant background documents, talking points and speeches and accompanies Project Manager during those events; prepares, organizes and is responsible for implementing component(s) of project activities in accordance with the implementation plan ensuring compliance with all contractual obligations towards the donor and with the OSCE common regulatory framework (in particular, organizes meetings, seminars, workshops, roundtables and conferences). Regularly reviews progress in project implementation, including adherence to budget limits. Identifies experts, develops implementation plans and timetables, elaborates details of agendas; reviews the work of experts against the terms of reference of the contract. Manages the work of Administrative Assistant; monitors, analyses, advises and recommends action to the Project Manager on political and policy related issues with respect to the project areas assigned; performs other related duties, as required. QUALIFICATIONS: University Degree in a subject related to the topic of the project (such as public relations, journalism, project management, law, human rights, social sciences, international relations, etc); At least six years of progressively responsible and relevant professional experience in the field of project management for development assistance; prior experience in dealing with EU and/or other internationally-funded projects; Management experience; Experience in providing policy and political advice in international organizations; as well as experience in designing and implementing communication and visibility strategy; Established solid analytical skills; Proven track record dealing with major donors and monitoring the implementation of donor agreements for multi-million euro projects; Prior experience of co-operation with international organizations at the field and headquarters level; Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications; Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of language(s) spoken in the project's geographical area or that of a group of people that the project is supporting is desirable; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national, ethnic and cultural backgrounds; Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities. How to Apply? If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment. Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/who/83
****************************** *DEPUTY PROGRAM MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT MERIDA INITIATIVE MEXICO CITY
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. seeks a Deputy Program Manager, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Merida Initiative. Project Summary: The Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) in Mexico City, Mexico, requires professional and administrative support services in support of the Merida Initiative. Required services include project management, business operations, engineering, security consulting, quality assurance, procurement and contracts, logistics and administrative assistance. To meet these requirements, the offeror shall provide the services and personnel as described in the task order's statement of work. Only United States citizens are eligible for this position. Responsibilities: Serve as the in-country deputy project manager and be responsible for the implementation and management of the program for the duration of this task order. Reports to the Program Manager. Responsible to the CO and the COR for all task order specific performance issues in country. Responsible for action pertaining to all in-country personnel, licensing, visa and performance issues. Meet at least weekly with the COR and in country program personnel as required. Advise and assist DoS and INL customers regarding the technical scope of the task order and all task orders. Provide all reporting information required. QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years of project/ program management experience. Eight (8) years of professional experience. Strong organization and interpersonal skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT LEAD ARLINGTON, VA
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks a full time Knowledge Management Lead. The Knowledge Management Lead will lead MSI's efforts to roll out and institutionalize a companywide knowledge management approach, including the deployment of a knowledge management portal (KMP) which will increase MSI staff's global access to resources. The Knowledge Management Lead will work with a wide variety of stakeholders to facilitate the adoption of new behaviors that will allow increased knowledge exchange across the organization. The successful candidate will be a dynamic leader, dedicated to problem solving and customer service. This position reports to the Head of Knowledge Management & Information Systems, and works in collaboration with a group of subject matter experts and an in-house systems development team. QUALIFICATIONS: Eight years or more of demonstrated experience with knowledge management, organizational learning, special libraries, or related field. Masters degree in related field strongly preferred. Able to work collaboratively with subject matter experts, information users and learners. Ability to define and set priorities, work in a timely manner, and be self-motivated with a capacity and willingness to learn. Experience independently drafting, editing and publishing content and strategic communications preferred. Experience working with a software development team to identify issues and enhance system performance. Experience facilitating or guiding a team or organization through the adoption of new technology or other initiatives preferred. Experience with international development or aid work is not required. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATION ADVISOR ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Advisor to develop SBCC strategies and training materials, and conduct trainings that promote consistent nutrition/ consumption behaviors for the anticipated Growth through Nutrition Activity. The incumbent will improve nutrition, WASH, and agriculture-related practices through innovative SBCC strategies that sustainably bring about positive behavior change. The SBCC Advisor work at the national, regional, and woreda levels with government and private sector businesses to incorporate appropriate nutrition objectives and indicators into agricultural production programs. He/she will provide global scientific leadership by staying current of evolving technical standards, guidelines, and program developments in area of expertise. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in health communications, public health management, social sciences, international development, or a related field. S/he has at least 7 years of experience in relevant areas. Knowledge and experience in health education and behavioral change communication is required. A minimum of 5 years experience of leadership and management of relevant projects. Experience in developing and implementing a behavioral change communication strategy, focusing on creating demand for community and facility-based health services. Experience in designing and implementing at least two health (Nutrition, Water/Sanitation, RMNCH and/or livelihoods) projects that include a strong behavior change communication component. Guiding and providing technical assistance to project/host country government staffs working on Social Behavioral Change Communications projects. Experience in developing behavioral change communication tools and materials. Experience in monitoring and evaluation of health projects and implementation research experience. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16672/social-and-behavior- change-communication-%28sbcc%29-advisor/job
****************************** *NUTRITION ADVISOR ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Nutrition Advisor. to provide overall technical director for nutrition interventions under the anticipated Growth through Nutrition Activity. The Advisor will play the lead role in guiding the implementation of technically sound and innovative approaches, in close collaboration with Government of Ethiopia stakeholders, to increase optimal nutrition, WASH, and agriculture behaviors, improve the quality of nutrition services, build nutrition capacities of frontline health and agriculture works, strengthen nutrition competencies in agriculture and health teaching institutions, and strategically incorporate nutrition objective into multi-sector polices. The Nutrition Advisor will report to the Chief of Party and will closely coordinate activities with the WASH Advisor and Agriculture/Livelihood Advisor. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters (MSc) in Nutrition or related field, with an emphasis on community nutrition, public health nutrition, SBCC, or other relevant sub-specialty. Minimum of seven years (7) of experience designing and implementing multi-sector nutrition programs. Demonstrated significant expertise providing technical assistance to project/ host country government staff working on nutrition and SBCC activities. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide range of partners with varying interests and priorities in the fields of nutrition, health agriculture, humanitarian assistance, resilience, and WASH. Prior experience in the Ethiopian nutrition sector desirable, preferably including experience with national and sub-national level coordination under the National Nutrition Program (NNP). Field experience in the prevention of malnutrition and under- nutrition and a strong understanding of nutrition and related policies, strategies and programs. Excellent inter-personal, communications and facilitation skills. In-depth understanding of the GOE structure at national, regional and local level. Travel Requirements: 10%-25%. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16671/nutrition- advisor/job
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Chief of Party for an upcoming, USAID-funded comprehensive social and behavior change communication (SBCC) program. Availability of the position is contingent upon issuance of a USAID Request for Applications, and selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. The COP will provide overall vision and leadership for the project; develop annual work plans and ensure successful implementation; and assume technical and management responsibility for all project personnel, including consultants. He/she will be the primary liaison for the project with USAID, other donors and institutions, implementing partners, technical agencies and other stakeholders, ensuring alignment and harmonization with other programming where appropriate, including public / private sector partnerships. He/she will be responsible for the successful implementation of the project, including achievement of program targets; submission of all program deliverables to USAID; and identification and resolution of issues and risks related to program implementation. He/she will oversee the development and monitoring of work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; and coordinate partner efforts in program implementation. He/ she will be ultimately responsible for award management, including compliance with FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures for prime award management, sound financial monitoring and control and sub award management. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in public health or other related area, or bachelor's degree with at least five years additional relevant experience; 10+ years demonstrated experience in the design and monitoring of effective, evidence- based social and behavior change programming, including demonstrated experience with community-based and innovative methods; 5+ years of demonstrated experience in the management of a complex project; Demonstrated leadership success in: achieving project objectives, the use of community level and innovative approaches in SBCC or other related sectors. Demonstrated knowledge/experience of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation. Solid and up to date knowledge of current and emerging issues, strategies, and evidence in SBCC and HIV, family planning, malaria, gender and/or other health areas. Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders. Strong written and oral communication skills in English. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16467/chief-of-party/job
****************************** *CHIEF OF BRANCH, POPULATION STUDIES BRANCH NEW YORK
The United Nations seeks a Chief of Branch, Population Studies Branch in New York. Duties: Formulates and implements the substantive work programme of the sections within the Branch under his/her supervision, namely the Population Estimates and Projections Section, the Population and Development Section, and the Mortality Section. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in demography, or in a related field such as sociology, statistics or economics with an emphasis in population. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in the field of demography, population analysis and research or related area is required. Experience in planning and executing a work programme and managing a team is required. Experience in analyzing demographic data and overseeing the preparation of reports on population patterns, trends and policies is desirable. 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. Closing date: 4/14/16. Vacancy no: 52910.
****************************** INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.
*IFD/CMF SUPPORT TO PROGRAM COORDINATION ENERGY EFFICIENCY FINANCING STRATEGIES TTC WASHINGTON, DC
The objective of the consulting assignment is to support the IFD/CMF Division in the overall program coordination of the project RG-X1258 by overviewing the quality control of work being undertaken by other consultancies underway, and provide technical backstopping to client NDBs, implementing financing strategies for energy efficiency. REQUIRES: Undergraduate degree and master's degree in economics, energy, finance, engineering, environmental science, or related quantitative sciences. At least five years of relevant work experience in energy and energy efficiency projects in Latin America and the Caribbean region, particularly with experience in project management. Excellent knowledge of and significant work experience in project development and management. Excellent knowledge of and at least 3 years of work experience in green finance/ energy products, preferably acquired in Latin America and the Caribbean. Excellent knowledge of and significant work experience with financial intermediaries and instruments. Excellent writing abilities and both oral and written communication skills; proven ability to convey complex notions and prepare clear, concise, and relevant reports. Vacancy no: 1600000814
*IFD/CMF TECHNICAL CONSULTANCY FOR A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND OUTREACH EXPERT WASHINGTON, DC
A contractual with particular expertise on knowledge management and green finance, particularly on energy efficiency, is required to support the generation and dissemination of knowledge on the lessons learnt by NDBs in the design and implementation of Energy Efficiency financing strategies both at the national and regional levels. REQUIRES: University and Post graduate degrees in Journalism, economics, finance, engineering, environmental sciences or a related discipline. At least five years of relevant working experience with knowledge management and outreach. Out of this working experience, at least one year should have taken place in an international working environment. Excellent knowledge and relevant work experience in project development and management. Excellent understanding of demand-side energy efficiency projects. Knowledge of financial instruments to promote green finance. Vacancy no: 1600000786
*IIC STRATEGY, PLANNING & INNOVATION SENIOR OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
The Corporate Strategy & Planning Senior Officer will report to the Division Chief of Strategy and Innovation and will participate in the preparation of the IIC's Strategy, the multi-year Business Plans, as well as its monitoring and reporting. REQUIRES: An advanced degree (at least Master's, MBA, or equivalent) in business administration, public policy, development studies, economics, political science or other relevant field. At least 6+ years of relevant professional experience in implementing and executing complex and diverse array of strategy and planning services, preferably in an international environment. Aptitude for working with data/ statistics is a must. Understanding of client needs and challenges, of different country/ regional areas, market idiosyncrasies, and drivers of change in Latin America and the Caribbean. Proven solid experience in a similar role in an investment firm or bank would be desirable. Candidates should possess a clear understanding of the operational work of the IIC or similar multilateral institution as well as an understanding of the operational frameworks of public sector in multilateral institutions. Vacancy no: 1600000731
*INT/TIU AMERICAS BUSINESS DIALOGUE CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The candidate is expected to support TIU in its three main areas of work: Support of loan and technical assistance operations, development of applied and high quality and applied operational knowledge and organization and implementation of international trade and investment fora. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in Law, Economics, Business Administration, Public Policy, or related field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience. Proficiency in English and Spanish. Fluency in Portuguese or French is specially desired. Areas of Expertise: International policy-oriented or consulting environment in the fields of international trade, law, economics or public policy. Experience in the origination, negotiation, administration and evaluation of development projects with multilateral development banks will also be valued. Experience in the technical design and implementation of international trade and investment fora will also be valued. Vacancy no: 1600000710
*IIC DIVISION CHIEF OF FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES SEGMENTS WASHINGTON, DC
The Division Chief will be responsible for leading a team of Investment Officers ("IOs") with specific expertise in the financial intermediaries' space whose role will be to originate and execute sustainable projects with significant development impact throughout the deal cycle including origination, due diligence, structuring and documentation. REQUIRES: An advanced degree (at least Masters, MBA, or equivalent) in economics, development studies, finance, business administration, engineering, or other relevant field. Experience in management positions in the public or private sectors would be highly valued. At least 10 years of relevant experience, with 7 years at the senior leadership level. Language Skills: Oral and written professional proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is preferable. Vacancy no: 1600000655
*IIC INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LEAD OFFICER ENERGY SECTOR WASHINGTON, DC
The Lead Officer will maintain the responsibility for customer relationship and engage product experts in areas such as debt capital markets, equity and quasi equity instruments, financing solutions for funds, resource mobilization and technical cooperation, as well as with the other organizational units of the IIC and the IDB, as deemed necessary. The ultimate objective will be to offer innovative solutions to clients, attract third party funds and enhance the financial and non-financial additionality of transactions. REQUIRES: An advanced degree (at least Master's, MBA, or equivalent) in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, International Development and/or other relevant fields. Specialization in energy development and/or transaction management is desirable. At least 10+ years of relevant professional experience in loan origination, structuring or portfolio management with a proven track record of working with both equity and debt participations. Experience in the energy sector is highly valued, particularly in areas such as renewable energy as well as Oil & Gas. Understanding of client needs and challenges, market idiosyncrasies, and drivers of change in Latin America and the Caribbean shall be highly valued. Proven experience in a similar role in an investment firm, bank or energy company would be desirable. Strong financial modeling/ valuation and analytical skills will be considered a plus. Vacancy no: 1600000771
*TREASURY & RISK LEAD SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank is currently looking for a talented and seasoned professional to implement initiatives and work programs in the area of investments and/or derivatives. The candidate will lead the development of innovative and effective risk management solutions to support the Bank's treasury risk management activities in a highly complex and dynamic financial market environment. S/he will, individually or as project team leader, implement work programs and projects to strengthen the framework for measuring, assessing and managing treasury risks. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, or a related discipline. Additional Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation preferred. Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in Treasury, capital markets, portfolio management, or in managing risks of fixed income and derivative portfolios; outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, with a clear ability to add value to the risk management process through creative thinking and in-depth and disciplined analyses. Vacancy no: 1600000960. Closing date: 3/15/16.
*FINANCIAL CONTROL AND OPERATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT LEAD SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank is seeking a talented and experienced professional to lead the team in charge of monitoring the operational risks related to corporate processes, and to support risk management initiatives and programs of the Bank. REQUIRES: Master's degree in finance, business administration, and/or systems. CPA, CIA, CISA certifications preferred. Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience (preferable with an international financial institution) in developing and implementation of Operational Risk Management frameworks, assessment of internal control systems and/or Sarbanes Oxley (SOX). Proven knowledge and experience in the implementation of risk monitoring and reporting systems. Vacancy no: 1600001012. Closing date: 3/15/16.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY SENEGAL-DAKAR
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 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Chief of Party. Description: The purpose of this anticipated five-year project is to improve reading outcomes of children in early grades of public school and the equivalent grades in daaras in the following regions in Senegal: Diourbel, Fatick, Kaffrine, Kaolack, Louga, Matam and St. Louis. Interventions will be aligned with the following three outcomes 1) Early grade reading instruction in public primary schools and daaras improved; 2) Delivery systems for early grade reading instruction improved; and 3) Parents and community engagement in early grade reading improved. Job Summary / Responsibilities: The Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for overall aspects of program implementation and performance, both technical and managerial. The COP will manage the Deputy Chief of Party, Director of Finance and Administration, and technical team, with overall responsibility for overseeing coordination across results areas, coordination of decision making across key stakeholders, and supervision of partner organizations. S/he has overall responsibility for the development of the vision, strategy, and technical direction of the project. S/he leads planning and implementation of work plans to ensure quality results. The COP will have overall responsibility in the areas of technical quality, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, operations, administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial accounting, and overall client satisfaction. Responsibilities include: Responsible for daily oversight and direction of project activities. Develop and maintain positive relations with Ministry of Education officials and other government counterparts, USAID, local organizations and program partners. Build capacity of public and private sector institutions to ensure local ownership and sustainability of project activities. Communicate regularly with USAID to provide updates and progress reports. Oversee planning and implementation of project activities, including reporting, tracking of Performance Monitoring Plan and implementation of the project work plan; Supervise project technical and operations teams. Supervise the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of all local staff and consultants. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree (or foreign equivalent; PhD or EdD is preferred) in education, education policy and planning, public/ business administration, international relations, other social sciences, or a similar relevant field. Minimum of 12 years' experience managing complex international and donor-funded development projects, preferably with USAID; At least 5 years of experience in the education sector in West or Central Africa; Demonstrated experience in project design, policy dialogue, strategic planning and implementation, education reform and national-level quality improvement. Experience managing early grade reading programming is required; experience in teacher professional development and community engagement preferred. Must have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, work across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines. Excellent oral and written communication skills in French are required. Proficiency in oral and written communication in English preferred. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. Apply at: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16360/chief-of-party/job
****************************** *MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR DAKAR, SENEGAL
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor. The purpose of this anticipated five-year project is to improve reading outcomes of children in early grades of public school and the equivalent grades in daaras in the following regions in Senegal: Diourbel, Fatick, Kaffrine, Kaolack, Louga, Matam and St. Louis. Interventions will be aligned with the following three outcomes 1) Early grade reading instruction in public primary schools and daaras improved; 2) Delivery systems for early grade reading instruction improved; and 3) Parents and community engagement in early grade reading improved. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) required in education, public policy, economics, statistics, or related field that includes research or evaluation methodology and statistics training. Must have a demonstrated track record to successfully monitor program results and indicators of reading acquisition and community engagement. Must have eight years of designing, monitoring and evaluating programs, of which at least four years must be of education related activities. Must have knowledge of USAID reporting and data quality requirements. Technical familiarity with relevant monitoring and evaluations methods. Excellent oral and written communication skills in French are required. Proficiency in oral and written communication in English preferred. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Access and Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft) as well as other database and statistical applications (SPSS, SAS or STATA). To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16389/monitoring-and-evaluation-advisor/job.
****************************** *AFRICA MANAGING DIRECTOR EASTERN OR SOUTHERN AFRICA
Firelight Foundation invests capital and human capacity in African community-based organizations working within their own communities to build smart, sustainable, and potentially scalable solutions to the challenges faced by children and youth. We invest in these community organizations so that they can build and realize their own visions of sustainable change and true potential for children, youth, and community. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Africa Managing Director will be responsible for the success of Firelight Foundation's reputation, relationships, operations, team, strategy, programmatic work, impact and other activities in Africa. As a member of the Firelight Executive Team and the leader of Firelight's operations in Africa, the Managing Director will be responsible for ensuring strategic and impactful design, delivery, quality control and evaluation of Firelight's programs, activities and portfolio of grants. In order to continue Firelight's success as an enabler of philanthropic capital to community organizations in Africa, the Managing Director will also be jointly responsible for fundraising for Firelight's grantees, programs and capacity building. The role will be responsible for building and guiding a talented Africa-based four-person team and incorporating them into a unified cross-continental operation with locations in California and Africa - a supportive team with shared goals, objectives and approaches. The Managing Director will be the most senior external face of the Firelight Foundation in Africa, representing the organization to governments, influencers, donors, networks and community organizations and keeping an eye on key trends in the community-based development sector. Responsibilities: Lead Firelight's Programs: Along with colleagues on the Learning and Evaluation team, the Finance Team and the Fundraising Team, develop Firelight's overall goals and strategies for programs, activities, operations and impact in Africa. Oversee the planning, development and effective delivery of Firelight's programs, activities and grants in accordance with the organization's overall mission and goals and the objectives set by our major funding partners. Understand the systems in which Firelight and its grantees operate, in order to build and maintain Firelight's capacity to look at systemic change as a fundamental outcome for our grantees and their programs. Develop and implement both annual and multi-year budgets, operating plans and staffing structures to support Firelight's programs, activities and grants in Africa. In conjunction with the Learning and Evaluation Team, develop and implement community-based evaluation frameworks to assess the strengths of programs, activities and grants and to identify areas for change and improvement. With the Learning and Evaluation team, the Finance Team and the Fundraising Team, develop and implement effective reporting and documentation of data and stories to support Firelight's grantees, programs and activities. Monitor keys trends in the thematic and geographic areas in which Firelight works and propose new ideas or initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization. Lead Firelight's Capacity Building and Sustainability Programs for Grantees: Build on and strengthen Firelight's existing approach to capacity building for grantees, including internal capacity in areas like budgeting, transparency and leadership as well as external capacity in areas such as social accountability and community engagement. Build on and strengthen Firelight's existing approach to sustainability for community-based organizations, including areas such as earned income, mixed-model investments, community contributions and community-based philanthropy. Build and guide the networks, leadership skills, mentoring and capacity building that our grantees need to be impactful in their day-to-day work and to thrive beyond Firelight's funding. Identify opportunities for Firelight and its grantees to share learnings and best practices with key audiences. Lead Firelight's Africa-based Team: Build, lead and inspire a small but effective team of Program Officers and staff in Africa. Along with the members of the Firelight Executive Team, develop and maintain effective systems, structures and processes that will enable great teamwork across Firelight staff. Resource Development: As a key member of the Fundraising Team, identify and engage potential philanthropic investors - including foundation and individual donors - in Firelight's programs, activities and grantees in Africa. Work with the Fundraising Team to develop effective funding proposals, updates, reports and presentations for foundation or institutional donors. Identify ways in which Firelight could be further contributing to sustainable, community-led development in Africa by engaging additional resources for our grantees - past, present and future. Build and host impactful site visits for current and potential Firelight donors. Represent Firelight at local, regional, national and international forums to share breakthroughs, innovations, mistakes or best practices. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Alignment with Firelight's approach and values, including a deep capacity to work with and for community-based organizations in Africa. Commitment to realizing the incredible potential of community-based organizations and effective community-based leadership as pathways to long-term social change in Africa. Demonstrated management skills that foster teamwork and encourage individuals/teams to work cooperatively, effectively and impact fully with others to strategize, set goals, make decisions and execute their work in ways that enhance our combined effectiveness. Proven effective leadership and the capacity to positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization as a whole and its desired impact. Commitment to realizing the incredible potential of Africa's children and youth and an understanding of and experience in addressing the challenges impacting them. Demonstrated expertise in working with communities in Africa and in community-based approaches to change, especially for children and youth. Demonstrated experience in understanding systems-level change in Africa, preferably at the community-based level. Strong Africa-based network, as well as the gravitas and skills to engaging key high-level stakeholders and build on that network on behalf of Firelight. At least 15 years experience in managing a multi-disciplinary team and operation, including experience in strategic planning, budgeting, staffing, employee management, goal setting, monitoring and reporting. Capacity to manage staff remotely while maintaining the positive camaraderie and collegiality that is inherent to Firelight, within the Africa team and between the Africa and U.S. based teams. Proven creativity and innovation in work and management, including the capacity to develop and pitch new and unique ways to improve the operations, activities and impact of the organization and to create new opportunities for its work. Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain relationships - to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization. Proven focus on stakeholder needs including the ability to anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external stakeholders - from grantees to donors - and to meet or exceed their expectations. Ability to maintain a fairly rigorous schedule during travel; ability to travel up to 50% of time. Preferred: Fluency in one or more local languages spoken in Tanzania, Malawi, or Zambia. Application Process: Send updated CV and cover letter to careers@firelightfoundation.org. Please enter your full name with surname, then first name, in subject line of the e-mail. This position is open until filled. Only persons short- listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
******************************* *SENIOR NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES ADVISOR, TECHNICAL ADVISOR ARLINGTON, VA
Position With: Infectious Disease Division, Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development. Assignment: Two Year Fellowship | GHFP-II-P5-191. The Senior Neglected Tropical Diseases Advisor (Senior Advisor) will serve on the NTD Team within the Infectious Diseases Division of the Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition in the Bureau for Global Health. S/he will receive direction from the NTD Team Leader and will serve as a member of the NTD Team, working closely with NTD Team technical advisors and health staff in USAID regional bureaus and missions. The Senior Advisor will support the technical excellence of USAID programs by coordinating appropriate technical assistance to country-level programs and ensuring cross-learning between countries. The Senior Advisor will engage with USAID country missions and regional offices and other US Government agencies (USG) to ensure appropriate collaboration. The Senior Advisor will also participate in monitoring any constraints to implementation and identifying solutions. S/he will participate in global meetings focused on coalition building, donor coordination and advocacy. RESPONSIBILITIES: Providing appropriate technical assistance to USAID/ Washington and field-based programs for the review of grant applications, country- level work plans, and in support of NTD program implementation in USAID-supported countries. Providing technical assistance to Ministry of Health programs and implementing partners to ensure adherence to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines in support of achieving the WHO 2020 disease specific targets. Country level technical assistance will be primarily for countries in Francophone Africa. Serving as the lead technical resource in one or more cross-cutting program areas, such as monitoring and evaluation, behavior change and communications, alternative financing mechanisms and/or expanding into new disease areas; Leading the evaluation and establishing guidance and best practices for the portfolio in the specified area(s). Liaising, participating and coordinating with other donor agencies, implementing partners, working groups and advocacy groups in global NTD coalition building and advocacy efforts. Developing and disseminating NTD communication materials (fact sheets and press releases)towards these efforts. Facilitating communication and coordination with USAID missions and partner agencies in implementing NTD activities to maximize resources and program progress. Liaising with other USAID regional and technical bureaus with investments that reinforce the USAID's NTD program goals and objectives to identify and develop coordinated efforts or initiatives that accelerate progress towards NTD control and/or elimination. Monitoring ongoing country-level activities under the NTD portfolio such as disease mapping, training, mass drug administration, surveillance and/or morbidity management, including travel to visit field activities. Participating in the planning, budgeting and reporting of results from the NTD portfolio. Preparing, presenting and disseminating materials, briefings, reports, etc. for colleagues, Bureau, Agency leadership, and other partners. Providing technical advice to USAID regional bureaus and missions involved in NTD. International and domestic travel approximately 30%. REQUIRED: Master's degree or higher in public health or a related social science field. Minimum ten (10) years' experience designing, implementing, and/or evaluating public health activities and programs and at least three (3)years' experience in an international or resource- challenged setting. Minimum of five (5) years working with NTD programming. Experience with coalition building and coordination across a diverse set of stakeholders atthe regional and/or global levels. Experience with program and sector wide monitoring and evaluation preferred. Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environment. Demonstrated organizational skills. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Strong team and networking skills. Ability to work under pressure.Ability to travel internationally. Proficiency in French is required. US citizenship or US permanent residency required. TO APPLY: All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II's online recruitment system at https://www.ghfp.net/recruitment/, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by March 18, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.
****************************** *VP / DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS WASHINGTON DC
Do you believe that everyone deserves access to affordable, quality healthcare? Are you driven by creativity, bold ideas, and disruptive innovation? Are you inspired by exceptionally talented, diverse, impact-oriented colleagues? Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth, fast-paced environment? Then consider a job with ThinkWell. We are an emerging health systems development organization that is currently in a major growth phase. We are looking for an executive to provide technical vision and management to our overall portfolio. The ideal candidate brings proven program management experience, a strong understanding of health systems strengthening, and a solid global reputation. The candidate should have strong relationships with funding organizations to support ThinkWell's business development efforts. Most importantly, the candidate should be a 'builder'-- enthusiastic to shape the growth of a cutting-edge enterprise that represents the next generation of development assistance. This is a senior position, based in Washington DC, reporting to the CEO. In consultation with the CEO, s/he will be responsible for managing the overall technical direction and growth of ThinkWell. The incumbent will play a senior representational role with clients, partners, donors, and other stakeholders. View the full job description and apply through our websiteat:https://jobs-thinkwell.icims.com/jobs/1047/vice-president-director-of- programs/job
****************************** *HEALTH SYSTEMS / HEALTH FINANCING MANAGER WASHINGTON DC
Do you believe that everyone deserves access to affordable, quality healthcare? Are you driven by creativity, bold ideas, and disruptive innovation? Are you inspired by exceptionally talented, diverse, impact-oriented colleagues? Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth, fast-paced environment? Then consider a job with ThinkWell. We are an emerging health systems development organization that is currently in a major growth phase. We are looking for top talent to both manage health systems engagements as well as provide direct technical support to clients. The successful candidate will have hands-on design and implementation experience in multiple countries in areas such as: health financing policy and strategy, health purchasing mechanisms, and resource tracking and mobilization. The ideal candidate will have strong relationships with funding organizations and prime contractors to support ThinkWell's business development efforts. The incumbent should be prepared both to work independently on engagements, and at other times to be leading and managing a team. The candidate will understand how to remotely support field-based programs and staff, striking the balance between mentorship, technical assistance, and accountability. The candidate should be a 'builder'--enthusiastic to shape the growth of a cutting-edge enterprise. Please view the full job description and apply on our website at:https://jobs- thinkwell.icims.com/jobs/1034/health-systems-health-financing-manager/job
****************************** *HEALTH FINANCING ANALYST / SENIOR ANALYST WASHINGTON DC
Do you believe that everyone deserves access to affordable, quality healthcare? Are you driven by creativity, bold ideas, and disruptive innovation? Are you inspired by exceptionally talented, diverse, impact-oriented colleagues? Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth, fast-paced environment? Then consider a job with ThinkWell. We are an emerging health systems development organization that is currently in a major growth phase. We are looking for top talent to work on our global portfolio of health financing projects. The candidate should have hands-on design and implementation experience in multiple countries in areas such as: health financing policy and strategy health purchasing mechanisms, resource tracking and mobilization. The candidate should also expect to support ThinkWell's business development efforts by supporting proposal development. The incumbent should be prepared to both work solo on smaller engagements, as well as part of a team on larger ones. The ideal candidate will understand how to work effectively with field-based programs and staff who are located in remote locations. The ideal candidate should be a 'doer'-- enthusiastic to shape the growth of a cutting-edge enterprise. Please view the full job description and apply on our website at:https://jobs- thinkwell.icims.com/jobs/1049/health-financing-analyst-senior-analyst/job
****************************** *SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST ARLINGTON, VA OR WASHINGTON, DC
RTI is currently accepting applications for the position of Program Development Specialist (RTI Title: Senior Business Development Specialist 1) to support our work in international education. The Program Development Specialist is responsible for a broad range of administrative and operational activities in support of RTI's work in international education. Under the supervision of the Senior Program Development Specialist in the International Education (IE) Division. S/he will provide programmatic and logistical support to the IE Division by developing, managing and supporting proposal and project systems, supporting proposal efforts, coordinating staff meetings and events, supporting recruitment, and meeting other program needs as they arise. This position can be based in RTP or Washington, DC. A bachelor's degree in education, international relations, or related field with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience; advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience highly desired. Minimum of one year of experience supporting the development of proposals. To see full job description and to apply go to the RTI website at: www.rti.org/job16727. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY KATHMANDU, NEPAL
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Chief of Party for their Civil Society and Peacebuilding Department (CSPD) supports citizens to mobilize effectively to influence policy, improve lives, and build peace. CSPD works with civil society to increase its credibility, visibility and effectiveness by building its capacity to: Engage with local government to increase its responsiveness to citizen needs; Solve community problems, engage youth in civic affairs, and provide needed services to citizens; Advocate for social justice, democratic reforms, human rights, and effective policies; Produce media, including online, radio, and television content, to promote social dialogue and tolerance; and Promote peaceful solutions to conflict and support peace negotiations. CSPD currently seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Support to Civil Society in Nepal initiative that aims to strengthen the enabling environment for Nepali civil society, enhance the capacity of Nepali civil society organizations (CSOs) to collaboratively and constructively engage in policy advocacy, and support broad-based, cross-sectorial civil society initiatives that monitor and demand great effectiveness and accountability in public service delivery. The COP will serve as the project's principal contact point for USAID and will be the project's main in-country contact for government counterparts, donors, local partners, and other stakeholders. The COP will oversee all aspects of program performance, both technical and managerial, and ensure that procedures are established and adhered to for activity development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, procurement, budgeting, and financial accounting. S/he will supervise the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of local staff and consultants. The COP will provide overall supervision of implementing partners and beneficiary communities, ensuring timely progress against schedules, achievement of deliverables, and quality of results. The COP will also oversee development and approval of project deliverables. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters or higher degree in social sciences, international development, management, or a related field; Minimum ten (10) years of experience in development at a senior program management level, including direct supervision of professional and support staff; At least five (5) years developing country work experience preferred; Proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of donor-supported programs, with skills in high level strategic visioning and leadership, and preferably experience in managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple partner institutions; Experience managing USAID projects (preferably as a Chief of Party) in complex, sensitive environments, and knowledge of USAID programming rules and regulations; Demonstrated ability to develop and foster relationships with local counterparts, civil society organizations, donors, and donor- funded implementers; Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in English, fluency in Nepalese is a plus; Demonstrated experience in working effectively with local civil society organizations, and capabilities in policy advocacy and convening multi-stakeholder processes; Experience with grants programs, particularly in managing grants to partner organizations in South Asia, highly preferred; Demonstrated experience with capacity building and support of civil society organizations; Experience working in South Asia required; long-term work in Nepal preferred; knowledge of development, political and civil society issues in Nepal, and knowledge of active Nepalese counterparts, individuals and organizations desired; Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams required. Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360. Selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. To apply:https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15380/chief-of-party/job
****************************** *FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR KATHMANDU, NEPAL
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Finance and Administrative Director for the anticipated five-year, $15 million USAID Civil Society and Media Strengthening Program in Nepal. Duties: Oversee financial management, accounting, grants administration, and human resource management activities. Monitor and update the program's budget, informing decisions regarding the allocation and use of resources. Supervise a Finance Manager, Operations and Procurement Manager, and a Grants Manager. Ensure all project activities are compliant USAID's and FHI360's policies, practices, and procedures. Assist with high-quality, timely, and complete submission of financial reports. Work closely with the COP and DCOP to provide final decision making on program implementation as it relates to finance and administrative functions. Provide leadership in financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit reviews and assessment processes. Keep abreast with the latest trends in financial accounting and share learning with project finance and administrative staff. Develop capacity of team performance and drive for excellence. Possess broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with a wide range of finance issues. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in advanced management or finance from an accredited university. Five years of senior management/leadership experience in finance and administration management experience. Excellent management and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members. Fluency in Nepali and English with excellent writing skills. Experience with gender equality and social inclusion. Experience with USAID-funded programs. Strong preference for a Nepalese national. Preferred fluency or familiarity with minority languages spoken in Nepal. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15493/finance-and-administrative-director/job
****************************** *MONITORING & EVALUATION ASSOCIATES, PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SUPPORT CONTRACT ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks two mid-level M&E Associates to provide assistance on technical M&E-related assignments to support all four performance components throughout the lifecycle of the contract. Responsibilities: Support the Senior Advisors in managing, coordinating, and implementing activities related to performance management of USAID-funded programs and projects, including the development of results frameworks and logic models. Participate in monitoring and verification activities of USAID projects and perform other technical duties as assigned. Assist with identifying performance indicators, conducting data quality assessments, developing data collection instruments, collecting and analyzing data, and writing reports. Work closely with PERFORM staff members, who are the primary liaisons between USAID/Pakistan's DO/CCO teams and the project. Support the Senior Advisors in providing the learning agenda technical assistance to the mission's DO/CCO teams and support the coordination of all PERFORM tasks for those teams. Support coordination of monitoring site visits, DQAs, evaluations, assessments, and special studies. Assist in identifying consultants for short-term M&E, performance management, and research assignments. Assist in delivering client-oriented products that support performance management and learning, and provide flexible assistance to the mission's needs as they evolve over the life of the contract. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in international development, policy studies, social sciences, public administration, or a related disciple is required. 4-5 years of experience in development assistance projects. Familiarity with the basics of different M&E techniques used in international development, with experience working on USAID-funded projects preferred. Knowledge of international best practices on project design, implementation, evaluation and learning. Familiarity with USAID M&E protocols preferred. Demonstrated skills in M&E frameworks, indicator development, systems development and report writing preferred. Flexibility, creativity, and the ability to maintain a rapid and demanding pace of work. Strong writing and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment. Experience working in challenging overseas environments preferred. Fluency in both written and spoken English required. To apply: Please visit our website: www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *EVALUATION AND TRADE FACILITATION SPECIALIST BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZAMBIA, MALAWI, AND NAMIBIA
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks an Evaluation AND Trade Facilitation Specialist to support the design and implementation of an assessment survey for USAID on the costs and benefits of selected trade facilitation measures (TFMs) in the Southern Africa Region. The objective of the assessment survey is to provide guidance to USAID/Southern Africa in their oversight of future trade facilitation-related activities. These research activities are undertaken through USAID's E3 Analytics and Evaluation Project, for which MSI is the lead implementer. Note: Only Botswanan, South African, Zambian, Malawian, and Namibian citizens are eligible for this position. Responsibilities: Conduct desk research and provide inputs to inform the design of the survey instrument and other aspects of the assessment methodology. Work with the assessment team leader and/or deputy team leader to pre- test the survey instrument and make recommendations based on the pre-test results. Identify points of contact for identified respondent categories to carry out the survey. Coordinate with and oversee a local logistician for interview scheduling, logistics, and note taking. Carry out research and analysis based on the approved methodology for the review; this may include reviewing and analyzing secondary documents, and carrying out key informant interviews based on the approved instrument in the individual's country of expertise. Capture notes from interviews in clear English, and share with the assessment team leader in a previously-agreed format. Participate in presentations to USAID regarding findings and recommendations from the review. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a minimum of Master's Degree in International Trade Law, Economics, or a related field of study. Proven knowledge of applied economic analysis. Extensive understanding of local context and key stakeholders related to trade facilitation in one of the following countries: Namibia, Malawi, Zambia, South Africa, and Botswana. Local candidates from one of those countries are strongly preferred. Sound knowledge of regional economic integration particularly in Southern Africa. Familiarity with the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), and the Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU). Familiarity with USAID programs and policies, preferred. Professional fluency in English including speaking, writing, and reading. Proven experience in administering surveys and/or semi-structured interviews. Excellent analytical and report writing skills. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *LOCAL RESEARCHERS / LOGISTICIANS BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZAMBIA, MALAWI, AND NAMIBIA
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks candidates to serve as short term roles as Local Researchers and Logisticians in Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, and Namibia. MSI anticipates that one Local/ Researcher/ Logistician candidate per country will be recruited to support the design and implementation of two distinct but related studies: 1) a final performance evaluation of the USAID Southern Africa Trade and Competitiveness Program (the "Southern Africa Trade Hub," or SATH), and 2) an assessment survey for USAID on the costs and benefits of selected trade facilitation measures (TFMs) in the Southern Africa Region. The primary purpose of the final performance evaluation is to gather and synthesize information regarding the SATH project's performance to date and assess achievements versus expected results. The objective of the assessment survey is to provide guidance to USAID/Southern Africa in their oversight of future trade facilitation-related activities. Note: Only Botswanan, South African, Zambian, Malawian, and Namibian citizens are eligible for this position. Responsibilities: Schedule interviews, and confirm appointment times, dates, and locations with potential respondents. Make travel arrangements for field team before and during fieldwork including booking hotels, identifying and arranging ground travel, and providing other logistical support. Support data collection activities in a professional and consistent manner. Carry structured survey interviews and semi-structured key informant interviews as directed by Team Leader/ Deputy Team Leader. Take notes during interviews and conduct structured observation of meetings, project sites, and activities, in collaboration with other team members. Provide detailed reporting of collected data in the format required by the Team Leader. Participate in team planning meetings and debrief team mates daily. Provide input to the analysis of the research team's data. Conduct follow up research as necessary and feasible. Undertake other relevant tasks required for the successful completion of the assignment. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in social sciences or equivalent work experience in related field. Two (2) years of experience supporting and/or participating in program evaluations or other field research using qualitative and quantitative data collection methods. Experience in note-taking during key informant interviews, group interviews or focus group discussions. Experience in collecting data using structured survey questionnaires. Excellent writing, reading, and speaking skills in English. Proficiency in relevant local languages a plus. Familiarity withUSAID programs and an understanding of the USAID Evaluation Policy preferred. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *PROGRAM OFFICER BARBADOS AND BAHAMAS, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Program Officer. Responsibilities: The Program Officer provides technical assistance and support to programs. Collects, complies, and analyzes information relevant to programs. Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution. Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Develops/ Reviews work plans, prepares presentations, and supports other related program objectives and deliverables. Suitably qualified candidates openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of the key populations affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors required and Master's Degree highly preferred in Knowledge/ Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Minimum of 5 + years' experience with program management, cross- cultural communications, US Government rules and regulations. Substantial experience using computerized information systems. Demonstrated experience working with key populations in Barbados. Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Prior team lead experience preferred. Demonstrated leadership experience preferred. Strong knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with program design. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent and demonstrated program and project management skills. Ability to influence and collaborate with others. Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.Travel:50%. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16637/program- officer---barbados-and-bahamas/job
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY NEPALGUNJ, BANKE, NEPAL
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for the anticipated five-year, $15 million USAID Civil Society and Media Strengthening Program in Nepal. Based in Kathmandu, the Western districts, and the earthquake-affected districts of Nepal, the program will aim to strengthen the enabling environment for Nepali civil society and media, enhance the capacity of Nepali Civil Society Organizations (CSO) to collaboratively and constructively engage in policy advocacy, and support broad-based, cross-sectoral initiatives that monitor, report, and demand greater effectiveness and accountability in governance and public service delivery. QUALIFICATIONS: Relevant advanced degree(Master's Degree) from an accredited University. Experience engaging Nepali CSOs and media organizations, providing advocacy and organizational development support, engaging government, and working for policy reform. Knowledge of diverse international best practices related to civil society strengthening, media development, advocacy, and policy. Experience with grants management, operations, and donor compliance. Fluency in Nepali and English with excellent writing skills. Excellent management and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members. Strong experience with gender equality and social inclusion, including work with youth, women, Dalit, Janajati, and Madhesi groups. Experience with USAID-funded programs, preferably in the democracy and governance space. Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360. Selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15381/deputy-chief-of-party/job
****************************** *LINKAGES BEHAVIOR CHANGE AND COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR COTE D'IVOIRE-ABIDJAN
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a LINKAGES Behavior Change and Communications Advisor to work on the USAID-funded project, Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program. LINKAGES is implemented by FHI 360 in partnership with Pact, IntraHealth International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and conducts a range of activities to reduce HIV transmission among key populations (KP) - sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs - and improve their enrollment and retention in care and treatment across the HIV cascade. LINKAGES will accelerate the ability of governments, key population leaders, organizations working with key populations, and private-sector providers to plan and implement services that reduce HIV transmission among key populations and their sexual partners and extend the lives of those already living with HIV. The key elements of the FHI 360-led team's strategic and technical approach are: Identifying key populations and locales and comprehensively assessing risk. Diagnosing "leaks" and revealing access barriers within the HIV services cascade. Scaling up "what works" while innovating to ensure the most strategic use of resources and access to newly emerging technologies. Addressing structural barriers and transforming local KP organizations. Ensuring interventions are sustainable over the long term. Supporting the mainstreaming of human rights, gender and competency and capacity development. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters level degree in Public Health, Communications or related field or equivalent. 8 years of demonstrated behavior change communication, mobilization and advocacy key population group technical expertise, with substantial HIV prevention, care, and treatment experience with female sex workers, and/or men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals using mobile technology and implementing communications activities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 5 years of demonstrated excellence in a technical advisor and leadership position, preferably in an international development context and working with key population groups. Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English. Experience with U.S. government rules and regulations and experience working in an international NGO/PVO environment desirable. Previous experience in Sub-Saharan Africa is strongly preferred; Cote d'Ivoire experience is a plus. Proven skills in the implementation of SBCC driven HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs for female sex workers, and/or men who have sex with men, and transgender persons in Cote d'Ivoire or other countries in the region. Knowledge of processes for developing and implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs with key population groups in Cote d'Ivoire. Understands the HIV-related needs of key population groups in Cote d'Ivoire, including female sex workers, and/or men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals and have worked to support and implement activities to reduce stigma and discrimination. Design, implementation, and management of public health /international development programs funded by USAID. Proven skills in mentoring, leadership and networking. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations in Malawi. Ability to manage and complete numerous tasks with a high degree of organization and limited resources. Experience working with civil society organizations to plan and implement HIV behavior change communication activities including condom and lubricants distribution. Experience of proactively identifying risk, addressing issues and appropriately communicating these to the project staff and USAID. Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different organizations and cultures. Experience identifying, designing and brokering public-private partnerships. Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality. Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed. Knowledge of PEPFAR programming and reporting preferred. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16188/linkages- behavior-change-and-communications-advisor/job
****************************** 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.
*YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM, ASSIGNMENTS IN OPERATIONS DEPARTMENTS MANILA, PHILIPPINES
There are openings for the Young Professionals Program. Duties: To provide assistance in executing ADB's main instruments comprising loans, technical assistance (TA), grants, advice, and knowledge. Complete assigned tasks that are generally non-routine within clearly defined standards. REQUIRES: A university degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Transport Management, Urban and Regional Planning, Environment, Public Management, or Engineering; preferably at postgraduate level or its equivalent. At least 3 years of relevant professional experience. Experience in any of the following fields: agriculture, rural development and food security, education, energy, environment, financial sector development, gender equity, governance and public management, health, public-private partnership, regional cooperation and integration, social development and poverty, transport, urban, and water operations. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Closing date: 3/19/16. Vacancy no: 160041
*INVESTMENT SPECIALIST, INFRASTRUCTURE MANILA, PHILIPPINES
There is an opening for an Investment Specialist (Infrastructure) in Manila. Duties: Support the origination, development, due diligence, approval and implementation of private sector infrastructure financing projects to contribute to ADB's overall mission of reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. REQUIRES: Master's degree, or equivalent, in Business Administration, Finance, or related fields. At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in the financing of private sector infrastructure (particularly project financing or PPPs but including corporate financing in core fields of ADB focus), including hands-on experience in originating loans, guarantees and/or equity transactions, managing due diligence, financial modeling, mitigating credit and other risks, negotiating term sheets and finance documentation and related project (and corporate) finance activities. Specific and relevant experience in emerging market financing and investments, preferably in Asia and the Pacific. Closing date: 4/1/16. Vacancy no: 160056
*INVESTMENT SPECIALIST, INSTITUTION MANILA, PHILIPPINES
There is an opening for an Investment Specialist (Institution) in Manila. Duties: Support the origination, development, due diligence, approval and implementation of private sector projects (with a focus on bank and nonbank financial institutions) to contribute to ADB's overall mission of reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. REQUIRES: Master's Degree, or equivalent, in business administration, finance, or related fields; or University degree and at least 5 years ADB work experience. At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in private and finance sector, including hands-on experience in processing loans, analyzing credit risks, structuring loan and other debt as well as equity related transactions, syndicating term loans and related banking activities, or capital markets (swaps, bond) experience. Credit skills, sound understanding of debt financings and capital markets. Equity or Merger & Acquisitions (M&A) background. Closing date: 4/1/16. Vacancy no: 160053
*INVESTMENT SPECIALIST, EQUITY MANILA, PHILIPPINES
There is an opening for an Investment Specialist (Equity) in Manila. Duties: Support the origination, development, due diligence, approval and implementation of commercially- oriented private equity investment opportunities (both fund and direct co-investments originated by investee funds) that support ADB's development objectives for the private sector and overall goal of reducing poverty. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in finance, business administration or equivalent. At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in investment banking, private equity, or management consulting. Direct investing experience with a private equity fund, fund of funds, institutional investor, sovereign wealth fund, or similar entity, with a focus on equity and quasi-equity investments preferred. Strong practical experience in structuring, negotiating and monitoring fund investments and direct co-investment transactions, preferably in a fund of funds context. Strong understanding of and experienced in building financial models for valuations and financial returns analysis. Closing date: 4/1/16. Vacancy no: 160057
*INVESTMENT SPECIALIST, PORTFOLIO MANILA, PHILIPPINES
There is an opening for an Investment Specialist (Portfolio) in Manila. Duties: The candidate will be working directly with clients, taking responsibility for a number of designated accounts within the Portfolio Management Division's (PSPM) overall portfolio of debt, equity and other investments in infrastructure projects, corporates, financial institutions and private equity funds in developing Asia. The candidate will act as relationship and portfolio manager and will supervise and coordinate the work of team members and support staff. REQUIRES: Master's Degree, or equivalent, in business administration, finance, or related fields, preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent. At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in commercial financial institutions, including hands-on experience of project administration as well as experience in structuring and processing loans and equity investments for projects, corporates and financial institutions, analyzing credit risks, syndicating financial transactions, exit from equity investments and related banking activities. Proven strong credit skills and client-facing experience in transaction origination. International experience working in development in several countries. Closing date: 4/1/16. Vacancy no: 160050.
****************************** INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.
*PRIVATE SECTOR SENIOR ECONOMIC CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The Private Sector Senior Economic Contractual will use informed empirical and strategic analysis to create research and other knowledge products that identify potential areas/ sectors where collaborative efforts between the IDB and the IIC can maximize development impact and exploit the relative comparative advantages of each organization. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Economics or similar field. PhD Desirable and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in economic research, economic monitoring and economic data analysis exploring private sector issues related to finance and development. Languages: Oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus. Strong quantitative skills and the ability to model trends and forecast demand in sectors relevant to IIC operations like agribusiness, climate change, financial markets, infrastructure, energy, and SMEs. Collaborative and ability to work well in teams. Ability to collect and aggregate large amounts of publicly available data using automated procedures. Vacancy no: 1600000552
*RESEARCH DEPARTMENT CONTRACTUAL - RESEARCH FELLOW WASHINGTON, DC
Contractuals will assist RES researchers in the production of the department's knowledge products. REQUIRES: The program is open to recent graduates (3 years or less) or current students in recognized universities or accredited institutions who are under 33 years of age by the 1st of January of the year when the contract will begin. (Or 38 years of age for the diversity groups defined in the Bank's Young Professionals Diversity Program). Master's degree in economics, public policy, or related field preferred and relevant professional experience in applied research at a recognized university, research center, or government agency. Candidates should have a strong quantitative background (e.g., econometrics, programming). Strong background in econometrics, mathematics, and statistics. Experience in applied econometric methodologies. Experience with econometric packages such as Stata, MATLAB, R, or EViews. Advanced programming level preferred. Prospects of engaging in doctoral- level studies preferred. Vacancy no: 1600000452. Closing date: 3/7/16.
*DSP/DCO PRIVATE SECTOR ECONOMIC CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The Economic Contractual will use informed empirical and strategic analysis to create research and other knowledge products that identify potential areas/ sectors where collaborative efforts between the IDB and the IIC can maximize development impact and exploit the relative comparative advantages of each organization. REQUIRES: Master's degree in in Economics or similar field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in economic research, economic monitoring and economic data analysis exploring private sector issues related to finance and development with experience in economic research, economic monitoring and economic data analysis exploring private sector issues related to finance and development. Language: oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus. Strong quantitative skills and the ability to model trends and forecast demand in sectors relevant to IIC operations like agribusiness, climate change, financial markets, infrastructure, energy, and SMEs. Vacancy no: 1600000551
*IIC SOVEREIGN / NON-SOVEREIGN GUARANTEE COORDINATION SENIOR OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
The Senior Officer coordinates the alignment and integration of middle and back office functions to ensure SG-NSG cooperation and coordination at all levels of the organizations. Coordinates efforts with other functional units of IDBG with responsibilities related to SG/NSG coordination, such as, programming and budgeting, and operational instruments. REQUIRES: An advanced degree (at least Master's, MBA, or equivalent) in economics, development studies, business administration, political science or other relevant field. At least 6+ years of relevant experience in implementing and executing strategy and programming in international organizations. Knowledge of private and public sector issues and processes a must. Experience with SG-NSG coordination mechanisms that are directly tied to the objectives and goals of the IIC, within a culture of innovation. Knowledge and/or experience in Latin America and the Caribbean. Language Skills: oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus. Vacancy no: 1600000459
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The Inter-American Development Bank seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.
*SENIOR CREDIT RISK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND FUNDS CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The IIC is searching for excellent Credit Risk contractual to support and provide independent technical risk assessments of IIC's transactions with financial institutions and funds (including loans, subordinated exposures, guarantees, and other financial instruments), identifying sensitive areas and issues to be addressed by various business areas of the IIC, and providing advice on potential solutions and alternatives. Structured finance experience is desirable. REQUIRES: Master's degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant field. CFA designation desirable. At least 12 years of relevant professional experience in a credit risk-related function, preferably within a similar role at a peer institution, financial services provider, regulatory or rating agency, and/or professional services firms. Languages: Oral and written professional proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French desirable. Proven track-record in analyzing financial institutions and funds, identifying critical issues, and building best practices into the core design, execution and supervision of structured and diverse projects with a wide range of clients of different sizes and segments. Vacancy no: 1600000570
*SENIOR CREDIT RISK CORPORATE PROJECTS CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The IIC is searching for an excellent Credit Risk contractual with proven experience in the assessment of corporate transaction structure, security, and pricing at all phases of the project cycle to support the origination, execution and monitoring of sustainable projects with significant developmental impact. The contractual will support and provide independent technical risk assessments of IIC's corporate transactions, identifying sensitive areas and issues to be addressed by various business areas of the IIC, and providing advice on potential solutions and alternatives. Experience in the agricultural sector is desirable. REQUIRES: Master's degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant field. CFA designation desirable. At least 12 years of relevant professional experience in a credit risk-related function, preferably within a similar role at a peer institution, financial services provider, rating agency, and/or professional services firms. Languages: Oral and written professional proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French desirable. In- depth understanding of typical credit risks of corporate transactions. Proven knowledge and hands-on experience in credit risk management techniques, assessment of financing and legal structures, structuring of financing transactions, analysis of financial statements and debt repayment capacity, financial modeling, and sensitivity/stress testing analysis, as well as applying industry best practices in terms of economic capital and expected loss calculation. Vacancy no: 1600000569
*SENIOR CREDIT RISK PROJECT FINANCE CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The IIC is searching for an excellent Credit Risk contractual with proven experience in the assessment of project financing structure, security, and pricing at all phases of the project cycle to support the origination, execution and monitoring of sustainable projects with significant developmental impact. The support and provide independent technical risk assessments of IIC's project finance transactions, identifying sensitive areas and issues to be addressed by various business areas of the IIC, and providing advice on potential solutions and alternatives. REQUIRES: Master's degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, or other relevant field. CFA designation desirable. At least 14 years of relevant professional experience in a credit risk-related function, preferably within a similar role at a peer institution, financial services provider, rating agency, and/or professional services firms. Languages: Oral and written professional proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French desirable. In-depth understanding of typical credit risks of project finance transactions. Vacancy no: 1600000566
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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.
*STATISTICIAN NEW YORK
A Statistician is sought in New York. Duties: Assist in the planning, management and supervision of the work of the Section. Initiate, coordinate and support the preparation and dissemination of general compilations of socio-economic statistics and indicators, including the Statistical Yearbook (SYB), the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) and the MBS online, the World Statistics Pocketbook, UN data and special compilations and databases for reports to inter-governmental bodies, as required. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in statistics, mathematics, economics, sociology, or related field. A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of statistical data or related area is required. Editorial or related experience in statistical compilation and dissemination is required. Experience in managing teams and supervising individuals is required. Closing date: 4/7/16. Vacancy no: 54913
*DIRECTOR, ENERGY DIVISION BANGKOK
A Director, Energy Division is sought in Bangkok. Duties: Formulates and implements the substantive work programme of the Energy Division. Oversees the management of activities undertaken by the Division, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the different areas both within the Division and with other Divisions of ESCAP, and with other organizations of the United Nations System, as appropriate. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in energy, engineering, sustainable development, economics, development, business or public administration, finance, law, political science, social sciences or related area. Ph.D. degree in any of the above fields is desirable. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in the field of energy related to energy security, energy efficiency, renewable energy, access to energy services, energy economics, gender and energy, transboundary power trade, energy trade (coal, oil and gas), advanced energy technologies or related field. Experience in leading and managing a sizable work unit is required. Closing date: 4/4/16. Vacancy no: 55128
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