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International Development and Assistance

Issue Dated August 14, 2015


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CHIEF OF PARTY, CENTRAL ASIA REGION KAZAKHSTAN
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party, Central Asia Region. Description: The overall goal of the Activity is to increase use of evidence-based government- and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services by people living with HIV and key populations: People living with HIV, people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. By providing targeted technical assistance to the government and NGO sector to reach the populations driving the HIV epidemic, this Activity will ultimately contribute to reducing the number of new HIV infections and reducing HIV-related deaths in Central Asia. Responsible and accountable to USAID and FHI 360 for the Project Team's work and achievements. Manages relations with regional donors/ partners to maximize collaboration and synergy. Leads and directs the development and implementation of the project. Plans and directs project schedules and monitors budget/ spending. Monitors the project/ program from initiation through delivery. Organizes project(s) activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Working Conditions: Must reside in Kazakhstan for the duration of the project, and be willing to travel throughout the Central Asia Region up to 40% of the time. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Responsible for overall management, oversight and reporting on the activity and accountable for achieving agreed results. The COP: Ensures program quality according to USAID, FHI 360 and global standards. Ensures the achievement of results for which FHI 360 is responsible under agreement with the donor: Increased access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations; Improved quality of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations; More robust mechanisms for social partnerships with CSOs in HIV/AIDS advocacy and service delivery; Ensures that project resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures. Oversees production of timely and accurate financial and programmatic reports to USAID and FHI 360 as required. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Reviews project proposals and plans to determine scheduling, budget, procedures, staffing, and allotment of resources needed for projects. Develops proposals and researches sources for funding projects. Establishes work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies. Provides guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve project goals. Participates in the strategic development of methods and techniques with executive management. Establishes, serves and maintains partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters. Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team- work. Responsible for induction of project staff, ensuring their familiarity with mandate values, quality standards, policies and program objectives and their individual responsibilities in upholding these standards and policies. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of ten years of experience managing international public health programs, with at least five of those years related to designing, implementing and managing HIV- focused projects. A minimum Master's degree in public health, management, or relevant field. Preferred work experience in former Soviet Union, preferably in Central Asia. Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills required. Russian language skills advantageous. Experience in managing of complex programs, staff and program budget. Strong communication skills to collaborate with host country governments, donors, civil society and private business to move the program forward and leverage resources. Demonstrated ability to achieve results in restrictive development operating environments. Willingness to travel up to 40% of the time. Experience working with ministries of health and non-governmental organizations (NGO). Experience with government and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people living with HIV in Central Asia, especially with key populations: people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. 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. Prior experience with USAID-funded Projects or similar international donor funded programs is preferred. Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models. Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices with project management, process development and execution. Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong consultative skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for successful completion of projects. Ability to motivate, influence, and collaborates with others. Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, district government officials, and where appropriate, donor representatives. TO APPLY: We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY KAZAKHSTAN
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party, Central Asia Region. The overall goal of the Activity is to increase use of evidence-based government- and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services by people living with HIV and key populations: People living with HIV, people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. By providing targeted technical assistance to the government and NGO sector to reach the populations driving the HIV epidemic, this Activity will ultimately contribute to reducing the number of new HIV infections and reducing HIV-related deaths in Central Asia. The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) is responsible for supporting overall management and providing technical leadership and supervision of project activities to increase use of evidence- based government- and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services by people living with HIV and key populations. The DCOP will provide technical oversight and direction to the design and delivery of all HIV/AIDS and service-related activities targeted at reducing HIV/AIDS related deaths in central Asia. Provide lead technical direction/ technical assistance in activity planning to ensure activities are aligned with international and regional best practices. Oversee quality assurance of all program activities. Ensure adherence to timelines, submission of deliverables and production of quality products and services. Lead program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic reporting as related to in coordination with team. Represent the program with donor, partners and other key stakeholders. Working Conditions: Must reside in Kazakhstan for the duration of the project, and be willing to travel regionally as necessary. Willingness to travel up to 60% of the time. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Responsible for supporting overall project management and providing technical leadership and supervision of project activities. Support quality assurance of activities in accordance with USAID, FHI 360 and global standards. Provide technical leadership in design, development, planning, implementation; and capacity- building of HIV programming. Work closely and collaboratively with government, sub-partners, regional associations, technical working groups and other relevant stakeholders to achieve the aims of the program. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with donor/client organizations, relevant government agencies, bilateral and other NGOs as appropriate. Oversees the development strategies and tools for the design and implementation of activities, as well as other HIV-related activities and capacity development activities requested by stakeholders. Manage the delivery of technical assistance to all partners. Provide oversight and linkages between technical activities across geographies to ensure coordinated efforts. Prepare and report on activities through presentations, talks, written program deliverables and other means to advance program work. Participate in key technical working groups/ meetings as necessary. Supports the achievement of project results. Supports the establishment of work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies. Provides guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve project goals. Participates in the strategic development of methods and techniques with executive management. Provides technical leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work. Works closely with Chief of Party and management team to ensure successful implementation of the program. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in public health or the social sciences or a minimum of seven years working in a technical leadership role, with at least five years in HIV prevention, care and treatment. Experience and/or knowledge of PEPFAR Blueprint for an AIDS-Free Generation, and WHO and UNAIDS HIV goals and targets related to a concentrated epidemic. Preferred work experience in former Soviet Union, preferably in Central Asia. Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills. Russian language skills required. Strong communication skills to collaborate with host country governments, NGOs and private sector. Demonstrated ability to achieve results in restrictive development operating environments. Strong reporting, monitoring, evaluation, budget and financial management skills; and Willingness to travel up to 60% time. Experience with government and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people living with HIV in Central Asia, especially with key populations: people living with HIV, people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men Experience with integration of TB/HIV and STI services, and continuous quality improvement. 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. Prior experience with USAID-funded Projects or similar international donor funded programs is preferred. Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models. Substantial experience in at least 7 of the following technical areas: syringe programs; substitution therapy; counseling and testing; Positive Prevention; social and behavior change communications; gender; the use of epidemiology and data in program design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding key populations and HIV/AIDS in assigned areas. Strong management and leadership experience with proven experience leading a diverse team of professionals. TO APPLY: We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** KYRGYZ REPUBLIC COUNTRY DIRECTOR KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Kyrgyz Republic Country Director. The overall goal of the Activity is to increase use of evidence-based government- and NGO- provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services by people living with HIV and key populations: People living with HIV, people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. By providing targeted technical assistance to the government and NGO sector to reach the populations driving the HIV epidemic, this Activity will ultimately contribute to reducing the number of new HIV infections and reducing HIV-related deaths in Central Asia. The Kyrgyz Republic Country Director is responsible for the overall management, oversight and reporting on the Activity in Kyrgyzstan and accountable for achieving agreed results. Working Conditions: Must reside in the Kyrgyz Republic for the duration of the project, and be willing to travel regionally up to 60% of the time. Job Summary/ Responsibilities: Ensures program quality in the Kyrgyz Republic according to USAID, FHI 360 and global standards. Ensures the achievement of Kyrgyz Republic specific results for which FHI 360 is responsible under agreement with the donor: Increased access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations; Increased access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations: Improved quality of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for key populations; More robust mechanisms for social partnership with NGOs in HIV/AIDS advocacy and service delivery. Provide technical oversight to the development, planning, implementation and delivery of programming in the Kyrgyz Republic. Work closely and collaboratively with government, sub- partners, regional associations, technical working groups and other relevant stakeholders within the Kyrgyz Republic to achieve the aims of the program. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with Kyrgyz Republic based donor/ client organizations, relevant government agencies, bilateral and other NGOs as appropriate. Ensures that project resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures. Plans, directs, and coordinates Kyrgyz Republic activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Establishes country work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies. Establishes, serves and maintains partnerships in the Kyrgyz Republic with internal and external stakeholders on project matters. Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work. Manages development of and monitors work plans and budgets. Coordinates partner efforts in program implementation. Ensures appropriate technical, programmatic, financial and resource development supports leveraging additional donor funds into the project. QUALIFICATIONS: Higher education (Medical Doctor is preferable). A minimum of seven years working in a technical leadership role, with at least five years in HIV prevention, care and treatment. Preferred work experience in former Soviet Union, preferably in Central Asia. Fluency in English required. Russian and Kyrgyz language skills required. Strong writing and presentation skills. Considerable experience in working with host country governments, NGOs, and private sector to move the program forward and leverage resources. Demonstrated ability to achieve results in restrictive development operating environments. Strong reporting, monitoring, evaluation, budget and financial management skills; and Willingness to travel up to 60% time. Experience working with ministries of health and non-governmental organizations (NGO). Experience with government and NGO-provided HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people living with HIV in Central Asia, especially with key populations: people who inject drugs, prisoners, sex workers and men who have sex with men. Experience with integration of TB/HIV and STI services, and continuous quality improvement. 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. Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models. Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for successful completion of projects. Ability to motivate, influence, and collaborates with others. Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, district government officials, and where appropriate, donor representatives. TO APPLY: We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** PROJECT COORDINATOR / EPIDEMIOLOGIST ROCKVILLE, MD; RTP, NC
The Applied Public Health Research (APHR) program in the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division of RTI International (RTI) is currently seeking a Project Coordinator/ Epidemiologist with international research experience to assist with the implementation of domestic and global health projects including but not limited to global health security, infectious disease surveillance, cancer research, and public health technical assistance. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with country- based team to ensure timely and high-quality implementation of the study. The candidate may conduct periodic site visits to domestic or international project sites to assess, train, and provide guidance and capacity building. We are seeking an enthusiastic team player who enjoys contributing to group success. Responsibilities: Assist with coordination of multiple research projects/ study protocols, globally and domestically. Assist with obtaining ethical approvals from RTI and field sites. Develop study materials including data collection forms, procedures manuals, instructional materials, etc., for implementation of data collection, data entry, monitoring and evaluation. Develop training plans and materials; assist with training of field staff. Develop reporting tools to better monitor and evaluate study implementation and train local staff on the use of the tools. Manage correspondence and project communications. Communicate with field staff in the targeted countries to monitor and evaluate study progression. Track and monitor subcontractor invoices. Liaise with internal departments such as procurement, finance, accounts payable, and informational technology services. Collaborate with RTI and site investigators to develop publications. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in epidemiology, public health, nursing, medicine or other health-related field with a minimum of 1 year of related experience; 3-4 years of related experience preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills (cover letter required). Experience in project management and developing and delivering training. Ability to travel internationally for 1-2 week periods. Strong attention to detail. Proven history in publication development. Desired Qualifications: Experience working in various locations in Africa. Oral and written communication skills in French or other languages preferred. Experience developing proposals for government contracts. Ability to complete tasks and deliverables within tight timeframes and during periods with competing priorities; highly organized. Ability to work successfully on multidisciplinary teams. About RTI: RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis. TO APPLY: apply at www.rti.org/jobs. Equal Opportunity Employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here. Closing Statement: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found at www.rti.org/jobs
****************************** DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR, SUSTAINABLE NETWORKS LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
The International Planned Parenthood Federation has posted an opening for a Deputy Project Director, Sustainable Networks (SIFPO2). This is a fixed term maternity cover contract. Competitive salary in excess of £65,192 per annum plus excellent benefits. IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all. We are a world-wide movement of national organisations working with and for communities and individuals. With international travel, you will lead the successful technical and operational implementation of a multi- year global project with the overall goal to increase access to and use of high quality, affordable family planning (FP) and other health information, products and services. REQUIRES: You have significant experience in FP/RH programme management in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, including programmes implemented by both the public and private sectors. You are experienced in the development/ implementation of FP policies, programmes and service delivery approaches in an operational context and have proven experience of technical leadership in FP, particularly as it relates to programme design and implementation, advocacy efforts and analysis of needs and gaps. Experience in health systems strengthening is desirable, as is experience in gender integration and/or youth health programming. Experience of managing or supporting USAID funded initiatives, and demonstrated understanding of donor relations and reporting, especially with USAID, are essential. You have experience building technical capacity of local organisations or NGOs in developing countries, with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and partners. You must have strong staff management skills and experience, including global/ virtual management of multi-disciplinary teams. You have excellent analytical, project management, budget management and IT skills, with the ability to manage your time to meet tight deadlines. Fluent English, with strong written and verbal communication skills, is essential; French is desirable. You should have a Master's degree, or equivalent education/ knowledge, in public health, a clinical discipline, or social sciences relevant to health and FP. TO APPLY: CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please see our website www.ippf.org or contact HR, Tel +44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email jobs@ippf.org. Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. No agencies please. Closing date: Monday 31 August 2015. Interviews: Tuesday 22 September and Wednesday 23 September 2015. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. This is a post for which IPPF will, if necessary, apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship (work permit). The process is subject to regulation by UK Visas and Immigration.
****************************** SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE
CARE is seeking a Senior Program Officer that will ensure that grants are managed effectively through appropriate and timely reporting and detailed communication with key stakeholders. Expected Travel: up to 20%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. S/he will facilitate program development and resource acquisition with high standards of appropriateness, timeliness, and effectiveness. S/he will provide the final review of all proposals and concept notes prior to submitting to donors. S/he will coordinate, encourage and facilitate the documentation of promising practices and lessons learned. Primary Responsibilities: External engagement by Strengthening CARE's Networking and Coordination, Pre-proposal/ opportunity tracking, Proposal development, Post-submission, Grant Start-Up, Grant Implementation. PRIMARY SKILLS: At least a degree in Social Sciences, community development, project management. A minimum of three to five years' experience working with an NGO or UN agency, or equivalent, is preferred. Good experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation. Working experience in Freetown. Must be able to relate and represent CARE to major program partners, in a highly professional manner. Computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point. Fluent written and spoken English. Ability to work independently and as a team player. Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE's core values and principles. Ability to operate effectively in stressful situations, including working overtime. Gender awareness and cultural sensitivity. Good time management and problem solving skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2741. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACTORS WASHINGTON, DC
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a U.S. government agency whose mission is to provide assistance that reduces poverty through economic growth in developing countries that demonstrate a commitment to just and democratic governance, economic freedom, and investments in their citizens. Currently, the Department of Compact Operations (DCO), a unit of MCC, is seeking two full time Personal Services Contractors (PSCs): Director, Transport and Vertical Structures (TVS) and Director, Vertical Structures (VS). DCO, through its Division of Infrastructure, Environment, and Private Sector (IEPS) is responsible for the development and oversight of MCC's infrastructure investments (which account for two-thirds of the agency's portfolio), private sector development programs and partnerships, and the environmental and social performance of all MCC projects. As PSCs, the Directors of TVS and VS shall serve as DCO's lead representatives on issues related to TVS and VS projects. The Directors of TVS and VS participate in a variety of complex and critical assignments associated with the management and oversight of the design, development, and implementation of TVS and VS projects in MCC Compacts. Our model is defined by principles of selectivity, country ownership, transparency, and a focus on results. Our values identify who we are and what is important to us. MCC's values are CLEAR - Collaboration, Learning, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. We select contractors that will embody and uphold these values. Below please find a brief description of the full time PSC positions: Director, Transport and Vertical Structures (TVS); Compensation Range: $114,993.00 - $161,158.00; Announcement Numbers: MCC-15- RFQ-0203; Contract Period of Performance: One year (2,087 hours per year); renewable for up to four years. The Director of TVS Directs and/or participates as a member of multi-disciplinary country team consisting of a combination of MCC staff, consultants and contractors overseeing country programs involving projects in one or more of the following TVS sub-sectors: roads (i.e., multilane highways, primary roads, secondary roads, rural roads, urban roads, road operations and maintenance), airports, ports, railways, multimodal transport, trade facilitation and other transportation infrastructure, as well as vertical structures including (but not limited to) schools, health centers, housing, terminals, and other building facilities. Director, Vertical Structures (VS); Compensation Range: $114,993.00 - $161,158.00; Announcement Numbers: MCC-15-RFQ-0023; Contract Period of Performance: One year (2,087 hours per year); renewable for up to four years. The Director of VS Directs and/or participates as a member of multi-disciplinary country team consisting of a combination of MCC staff, consultants and contractors overseeing country programs involving projects in one or more of the following VS facilities: schools, technical and vocational training centers, higher educational buildings, terminal buildings, laboratories, hospitals, health centers, housing, animal care facilities, offices, visitor centers, courts, power houses, sanitation facilities, as well as commercial and agricultural processing facilities. Please note: These are NOT job openings to be an employee of the U.S. Government. TO APPLY: For additional duties, qualification requirements and instructions on how to apply, go to the federal business opportunities (FBO) website. Director, Transport and Vertical Structures: www.fbo.gov OR https://www.fbo.gov/spg/MCC/MCCMCC/MCCMCC01/MCC-15-RFQ- 0203/listing.html. Director, Vertical Structures: www.fbo.gov OR https://www.fbo.gov/spg/MCC/MCCMCC/MCCMCC01/MCC-15-RFQ-0023/listing.html. Selection of a PSC will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences. MCC provides reasonable accommodation to contractors with disabilities.
****************************** FUNDRAISING, PARTNERSHIPS & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
CARE is looking for a Fundraising, Partnerships and Communications Director who is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of a robust and effective fundraising, partnerships and communications strategy for CARE International UK (CIUK). Employee Duration: Active Full-Time. This includes all aspects of the way the organization presents itself externally and internally, through its fundraising, marketing, communications and information materials and activities. As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), the Director will be directly involved in the development and implementation of organization wide annual, and longer term strategic plans, as well as participating in the evolution of CARE International global strategies and initiatives. Responsibilities and Tasks: Lead, manage, motivate, monitor and support fundraising, communications and partnerships staff in order that they are fully supported to deliver organizational and team objectives. Overall responsible and accountable for the development and implementation of a fundraising and communications strategy for CIUK, in line with its strategic plan and overall organizational objectives. Take full responsibility and accountability for the department's income and other targets, including agreeing objectives with heads of departments and monitoring and performance managing to ensure that these objectives are achieved. For the use of data to analyze the relative effectiveness of various fundraising methods and reallocating resources accordingly. For the preparation of an annual departmental budget and operating plan, and to monitor progress against agreed objectives. As a member of the SMT, to participate in the budgeting and monitoring processes for the whole organization. For brand strategy and profile raising for CIUK, including developing overall brand and profile strategy; and ensuring CARE's communications output is consistent with its agreed domestic and international brand values and positioning, reflects its key messages, and supports all areas of its work. Oversee the development of an external influencing strategy for CIUK, in conjunction with the Head of Communications, Programme & Policy Director and the Head of Advocacy. As a member of CARE's Senior Management Team, to participate in the development of organization wide policies and direction. As a participant in Board meetings to ensure that CARE's governance structure is kept informed and appropriately involved, and that policy decisions are implemented, monitored and reported on. As a member of the in CARE International Fundraising and Branding Sub Committee, to work on global fundraising and marketing initiatives, including the development of a shared strategy as well as the development and implementation of agreed global policies and initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS (Know-How): Honor's Degree or equivalent. Strong strategic marketing, financial planning and budgeting and analyzing data skills. Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels. Strong leadership and management. Ability to lead a team of experts. A track record of successful fundraising, including achieving ambitious targets and securing large grants. An ability to work as part of a team, and manage relationships throughout the organization. Able to develop and manage a good working relationship with Board members. Ability to influence, persuade and negotiate with very senior individuals across different fields. Excellent understanding of the principles of all fundraising activities, specifically direct marketing, corporate and trust fundraising, legacies and major gifts. Experience of developing, pitching and winning major contracts (£1 million plus). An understanding of campaigning, PR and communication issues and the impact they can make. Conversant with current charity act regulations and charitable sector issues relevant to the post. A thorough understanding of the UK charitable sector, and a clear recognition of the interdependence of fundraising and communications. Persuasive and convincing. TO APPLY: apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2768. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** CENTER DIRECTOR, LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN CENTER ON HEALTH SCIENCES INFORMATION (BIREME) SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) is searching for a Center Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME). BIREME's objective is the promotion of technical cooperation in scientific and technical health information with the countries and among the countries of the Region, aiming to develop the means and the capacities for the provision and the equitable access to the relevant and up-to-date scientific and technical health information, rapidly, efficiently and at adequate costs. The incumbent will be responsible for technical cooperation in health sciences information, knowledge management and scientific communication in the Region extensible to other regions as part of PAHO/WHO strategies, programmatic functions and work plans, within the Office of the Assistant Director, in close cooperation with other PAHO/WHO Entities and PAHO/WHO Representatives (PWR) as well as with regional and international agencies. REQUIRES: The successful candidate will have: A medical or bachelor´s degree in health sciences and a master´s or doctoral degree with emphasis on knowledge management/ transfer, knowledge communication, information systems or related fields from a recognized university. Thirteen years of combined national and international experience in the management, operation and technical cooperation on scientific information, research, knowledge management and evidence- based scientific communication programs, products and services concerned with public health, international cooperation and public health services. Very good knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish with a proficient working knowledge of English. Salary range: US$ 129,419.14 -US$ 139,309.63, net of income taxes. PAHO/WHO's compensation package includes dependency benefits, pension plan, health insurance scheme, and 30 days annual leave. Benefits for internationally recruited staff may include travel and removal expenses on appointment and separation, assignment grant, rental subsidy, and home leave. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates are invited to complete a personal history form on line at www.paho.org (Welcome/ Employment/ International/ Recruitment-Professional/ Category), Vacancy Number: PAHO/15/FT414 by 2 September 2015. Direct link: https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac- view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=31854&vaclng=en
****************************** ACTIVITY MANAGER FOR CHANGE MANAGEMENT KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. With pro- forma 2013 annualized scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 employees in more than 50 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW. We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path. Additional information can be obtained from our website at www.amecfw.com. Role Overview: Amec Foster Wheeler is delivering a contract that provides technical assistance in the development of a Road Authority, Road Fund, and Transportation Institute within the Afghanistan government's Ministry of Public Works (MOPW). This contract began in September 2014 and will conclude in August 2017. Based on project evolution and the intensity for more change management expertise, we seek an Activity Manager (AM) to immediately fill a full-time assignment based in Kabul for the next two years. This position is a full-time position, based in a hosted controlled work compound in Kabul that has been in existence for nearly 10 years and can support over 300 persons. Travel outside of Kabul will not be allowed. All Amec Foster Wheeler standard and US Government approved benefits and allowances will be provided throughout the full term of this contract. Interested qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. The successful candidate will work as an Amec Foster Wheeler employee or consultant within Amec Foster Wheeler's program leadership team which in addition to the Chief of Party, will include Activity Managers in the areas of Road Authority and Road Fund. Key Responsibilities: The AM will report to the lead Amec Foster Wheeler Project Manager and will be responsible for overall program planning, management and policy dialog required to lead and/or support all activities under this technical assistance contract. The position requires adept knowledge of the Afghan government system, its ministries and MOPW in particular. QUALIFICATIONS: The Activity Manager must demonstrate the following minimum qualifications: At least 15 years of increasingly responsible international assignments in Transport Sector development and related training with past/ present assignments; experiences must be both in Afghanistan and several other countries. Must be a senior program manager and bring a wealth of program and project experience with a wide range of technical knowledge. Must have experience in Transport sector institutional reform, and have worked in other countries for the establishment of entities similar to those proposed under this contract; experience with road maintenance management and road financing is beneficial. Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of relevant issues, such as: Transport and road planning, design, construction, and maintenance; Transportation safety; Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC); Managing institutional and contractor's capacity building subprograms; Developing transport policy, organizational development, human resource management, and procurement of materials; Logistic support and managing projects in post-conflict areas; Experience in Organizational Change and Restructuring. If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you. TO APPLY: Apply online at www.amecfw.com/careers or email resume to Kelly.crook@amecfw.com. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws. By submitting your resume, you consent to Amec Foster Wheeler Americas Limited sharing this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.
****************************** SENIOR ADVISOR, MONITORING, EVALUATION, RESEARCH AND LEARNING, MALAWI HIV PREVENTION AND OVC PROGRAM LILONGWE, MALAWI
Pact seeks a Senior Advisor- Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) for a five-year USAID-funded program that will provide HIV prevention services and care services for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) at the community level. The program will focus on the adoption of positive sexual and healthcare-seeking behaviors and social norms among priority groups at risk for transmission. The MERL Advisor will provide overall leadership and oversight for project monitoring, evaluation and learning. S/he will lead the monitoring of data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting ensuring that data is audit worthy and incorporated into program reports for submission to USAID. Under his/her guidance, the project will utilize monitoring data to maximize program impact. This position is contingent upon funding. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and oversee the implementation of the project monitoring plan (PMP). Lead the development of relevant M&E tools and platforms, and provide M&E specific technical training, mentoring, and coaching to CSO partners. Develop strong monitoring and evaluation data collection and analysis systems to ensure that program interventions are effective. Strengthen availability and use of high quality data for decision making at all levels of the project. Strengthen Pact and CSO partners' data management and quality improvement systems, ensuring that data is audit worthy and readily available. Where problems exist, support the identification of solutions. Lead and maintain a knowledge management system for the project, across all project components and partners. Contribute to program reports for submission to donor. Support program staff and senior management to use data to make informed and timely decisions related to program implementation. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in public health, demography, sociology, biostatistics, psychology or a related field. Terminal degree preferred. At least ten (10) years of experience in monitoring, evaluating and research related to public health programs, with at least 3 years of experience with USAID or PEPFAR HIV-related programming. Demonstrated experience in HIV/AIDS program target setting and reporting for at least three (3) years. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience and familiarity with research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems in developing countries. Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. Working experience in Malawi; Malawi national preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0034. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** COUNTRY DIRECTOR / CHIEF OF PARTY, TANZANIA DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
Pact is seeking a Country Director/Chief of Party in Tanzania. PLEASE NOTE: This is a temporary position which will end March 31, 2016. Please only apply if you are interested in a temporary position, as this position is unlikely to be extended. Department Overview: For over 10 years, Pact has implemented development projects and programs in Tanzania in HIV/AIDS, OVC, livelihoods, and governance with a funding from a range of donors, including USAID, Global Fund, Hilton Foundation, World Bank, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and UNICEF, among others. Pact currently implements USAID's Pamoja Tuwalee program (2010-2016) the successor to Jali Watoto, working alongside the government of Tanzania to operationalize the National Costed Plan of Action for Most Vulnerable Children. Additional programming includes the Hilton Foundation's Early Childhood Development Project (2014-2016), expanding ECD support across Pact's Pamoja Tuwalee 10 focus regions and 62 districts, and the USAID-funded Sauti za Watanzania program in collaboration with JPHIEGO supporting economic strengthening and community and government engagement with key populations for the prevention of HIV. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Regional Director, the Country Director/ Chief of Party has two main roles: First, the successful candidate as Country Director is responsible for the timely and effective implementation of all programs within Tanzania. Overall responsibilities include: technical leadership; team management and mentoring; policy advocacy; donor, government and partner liaison; new business development; and oversight of programmatic and financial management and reporting. As Country Director s/he is also responsible for setting strategic directions and developing the country portfolio. S/he must also ensure that systems are in place and being properly implemented, ensuring that all Pact's activities and programs are in alignment with Pact policies and guidelines. The CD oversees the proper stewardship of resources as well as the well- being and safety of Pact staff. S/he is responsible for all senior representation work with the local government, the donor community as well as other stakeholders in the country. Second, the successful candidate as Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the Pamoja Tuwalee project. The COP is responsible for meeting the project's technical objectives, managing financial resources, managing program staff, managing partnering agreements, maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners, managing donor reporting and ensuring a high-quality delivery of services. Key Responsibilities: Chief of Party - Pamoja Tuwalee (75%): Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual workplans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with HQ and donor requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grantmaking mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact HR policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Country Director (25%): Program and new business development: Oversee country office programming to ensure the effective and efficient delivery and implementation of projects and are in line with Pact's and donors' standards for program quality. Serve as team leader charged with the day-to-day execution of the program; undertake the timely deployment of financial and human resources for program success and attainment of desired results/ indicators. Ensure that all project deliverables are met in a high quality, cost effective and timely fashion. Ensure that Pact continues to develop and strengthen programs based on strategic analysis of the local country context. Generate financially viable program pipeline in line with Pact strategy and assist in identifying and securing funding for those programs. Involve relevant CO and Pact DC program, grants, management and other staff in identifying and pursuing new business opportunities. Ensure that proper program monitoring and evaluation systems are in place. Promote a learning environment within the country office that facilitates two-way learning with various stakeholders. Facilitate and/or participate in learning communities and task forces. Coordinate/ arrange all technical and capacity development assistance and training activities under the program. Document and disseminate methodologies and results that can inform the wider Pact community (such as evaluation documents, consultant reports, workshop reports, etc.). Share and promote these resources through a variety of means (including e-mail, brown bags, the Intranet, etc.). Coordinate in-country marketing and promotion of Pact. Ensure strategic growth for Pact in line with strategic plan and/or theory of change. As applicable, make periodic visits to field sites, to monitor the status of projects. Strategic Planning: Participate in Pact worldwide strategic planning processes. Lead the preparation and implementation of a high quality country-office strategic plan appropriate for the local and regional context, complementary to government & donor development plans and in line with Pact's overall vision and mission. Develop the plan in an inclusive and participatory process. Ensure understanding of strategic plan and approaches by all staff and key stakeholders. Ensure strategic plan is properly monitored and modified as required. Oversee the development of an annual operating plan that is drafted in an open and participatory manner and is line with the strategic plan. Oversee periodic review of the operating environment and adjust strategic plan accordingly. Networking, Alliance Building and Collaboration: Ensure strong cooperation and collaboration with partners, donors, government, and other key stakeholders as a base for building/ maintaining/ expanding a sustainable country and regional program. Coordinate and collaborate with Pact DC and Pact's regional staff. Promote similar collaboration amongst local Pact staff. Contribute strategically, through participation, in relevant, existing forums in building a vibrant civil society sector and influencing policy. Maintain and expand senior external relations with government, community, civil society, and international stakeholders. Represent local Pact operations to Pact DC. Assure smooth flow of information from Pact DC to staff and vice versa. Finance, Administration, Grants and IT: Provide oversight for all administrative and financial operations to support the programs. Consistently monitor the country office's financial position and ensure the best use of available resources. This includes overseeing the development and review of country office annual budget and project budgets, oversight of financial transactions and reports, maximizing cost recovery from restricted grants. Maintain up to date understanding and adherence to Pact's policies and procedures amongst all country office staff. Ensure adequate internal controls are in place to protect the country office's financial and non- monetary assets and to ensure the resources are used in accordance with donor terms and conditions. Review and follow-up on internal and external audit recommendations. Ensure the country office operations are conducted in accordance with all statutory and tax requirements. Oversee an efficient, transparent grants making process under the program; assure timely and high-quality monitoring of and reporting by sub grantees. In coordination with Pact DC, negotiate contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and their modifications or extensions. Oversee the work of the implementing partners and monitor for compliance with sub agreements or subcontracts. Human Resources: In cooperation with Pact HR, oversee the management and development of country office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce and promote an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Provide proper supervision and management for all direct reports and oversee the establishment and functioning of a strong, effective senior leadership team. Ensure timely and quality inputs by staff and consultants. Ensure strong human resource strategies and systems are in place and are properly implemented in areas such as recruitment, staff development, and performance management. Ensure appropriate workplace policies to ensure fairness and equity are developed and used (e.g. policies related to HIV/AIDS, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, etc.). In cooperation with Pact HR, oversee the establishment and regular review of compensation package to ensure competitiveness. Actively promote staff wellness by monitoring country office organizational health and taking corrective actions as needed. Ensure the proper implementation of Pact's performance management system for direct reports. This can include: proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback and coaching and identifying necessary staff development for direct reports. Oversee the recruitment and orientation of new senior staff. Support continued growth of local staff through strategic, deliberate internal capacity building. Ensure levels of authority and responsibility are clearly defined, understood and followed within the country office. Invest in consistent team building to increase cohesion between staff in all geographic areas of the country. Lead the management of Security and Safety Administration by developing and updating a staff and asset security plan in line with the local context and in alignment with Pact DC security guidance; keeping key Pact staff abreast of any security issues, as they arise. Other: Perform other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in international development or related field required; Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant experience. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in international development or related field. Technical experience in OVC programming or related field. Experience managing large scale donor funded project(s); demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with managing donor policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Experience in development programming in the areas of health, governance, and/or capacity development. Experience working with local partners, subgranting and procurement processes. Demonstrated skills in strategic and program planning. Fluent English language skills, both written and spoken. Experience working in a developing country; experience in Tanzania is a plus. Willingness to travel within Tanzania. Leadership: Sets strategic vision for the country office. Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Consistently works within internal process and procedures and ensures others do the same. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Ability to focus and achieve results. Project Management: Excellent planning and resource management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve complex issues. Ability to multitask with ease and grace, balancing and adapting to frequently changing priorities. Advanced negotiating and conflict resolution skills. High proficiency in managing budgets. Technical Skills: Knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. General understanding of development challenges and operating environments. People Management: Experience in supervising staff, including effective delegation and/or task/ role assignment and providing honest feedback and accountability for performance. Ability to mentor others and model successful management techniques and approaches. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0143. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** SENIOR SPECIALIST, RESULTS AND MEASUREMENT WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Senior Specialist, Results and Measurement. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of dignified living. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42- year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables integrated solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The R&M Senior Specialist in collaboration with the R&M Director and R&M team will provide support to strengthen organizational and staff capacity to manage effective monitoring, evaluation, research and learning systems and will contribute to the development and implementation of Pact's global R&M agenda. Key Responsibilities: Support Global Efforts to Collect and Manage Data/ Forward Knowledge Management. In collaboration with the R&M Director, support and promote the use of data and knowledge management within the Pact. Help design, maintain, keep current and train others on the use of Pact's institutional Database Systems. This includes, but is not limited to: DevResults Enterprise site and project sites; R&M Intranet Site and Jive sites; Mobile Technology Platforms; Be conversant in a variety of software including (but not limited to): SPSS, Excel, Nvivo, Microsoft CRM, Microsoft Access, SharePoint, Salesforce, Skype, and spatial analysis tools (ArcGIS); Provide synthesis and visualization of Pact data for use in program design, new business development, and organizational learning. Support Country Programs in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL): Support program start-up in MERL - ensure program teams have templates, frameworks, policies and tools for MERL plans, systems design (R&M Module 1), data quality systems (R&M Module 2), project evaluations (R&M Module 3), and mobile technology (R&M Module 4). Collaborate with country teams and headquarters staff on MERL activities. Ensure that Pact obtains and warehouses all critical R&M program documents, donor reports, MEPs, logical frameworks, data sets, project evaluation documents (baseline, did-term, final) & data quality audits. Support project close out as needed. Support for R&M in New Business Development: Contribute to proposal development, both design and budget components, for monitoring, evaluation, learning and research. Support R&M policy implementation in new business efforts. Strategy and Institutional Policy and Guidance: Contribute to implementation of R&M within Pact's Global Strategy and the R&M Vision for program monitoring, evaluation and learning. Promote Pact's R&M policies and help develop further R&M guidance as needed, ensuring core policies, guidance documents and descriptions are updated and disseminated. Support R&M Logistics: Provide logistics support and manage HQ procedural support for R&M consultants and R&M meetings. Other duties as assigned by the R&M Director. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree and 1+years of international development experience. Formal education in International Development/ Public Policy/ Public Health or related field. Strong working knowledge of M&E principles, tools, and resources. Strong data analysis and synthesis skills, especially around visual presentation of data. Skills in knowledge management, database organization and design; working knowledge of software packages commonly used for data analysis. Strong facilitation, teaching and coaching skills related to MERL. Ability to work independently and to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. Sound networking skills; ability to work collaboratively and collegially in teams. Ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with Pact staff, and staff in donor organizations and peer organizations. Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0142. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** RESULTS AND MEASUREMENT OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Results and Measurement Officer. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of dignified living. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables integrated solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Results and Measurement (R&M) team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Designing monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) into new projects. Supporting field-based staff to conduct rigorous and participatory assessments of outcomes and impact. Leading Pact's initiatives on global results reporting and learning related to our programming. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Global Director of R&M, the R&M officer provides monitoring, evaluation, results and learning support to Pact programs in countries worldwide. The position provides direct support for new business development, program start-up, quality assessment and improvement of on-going monitoring and all evaluations. The R&M Officer coordinates closely with Pact's technical teams and supports improved quality for Pact programs. Key Responsibilities: Provide technical support to the new business development team in the design of proposals including drafting logical frameworks, articulating theories of change, how the program will attain and measure its achievements, and M&E plans that use quality indicators and set ambitious but realistic targets. Provide start-up support to new projects, specifically to support the development of M&E plans, hiring of staff, and preparations for baseline assessments. Provide in-country training and mentoring support to offices on their M&E plans, outcome measures, data management strategy, data quality audits, and use of data for decision making. Provide technical assistance to country offices in the design of evaluations including developing terms of reference, designing tools, providing sampling guidance, data analysis guidance, assistance on how to manage and prepare for evaluations. Problem solve with country offices how to overcome measurement and reporting challenges to ensure quality outputs. Interface with and present to donors on project specific MERL activities, tools, and information & communication technologies (ICT). Serve as co-investigator on research and participate in the dissemination of findings through presentations and/or publications. Manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and foresee problems and complications and take action to resolve and mitigate them before they occur. Write complex documents such as M&E frameworks, literature reviews and evaluations in a timely manner with a high degree of quality. Assist Pact to roll out the use of innovative technologies such as GIS, mobile phones for data collection and techniques for visualizing data to improve MERL practice throughout the organization. Support the implementation of a centralized database for donors and the organization to measure its overall effectiveness. Conduct technical training in measurement to improve the capacity of MERL staff at the country office level to design, analyze, aggregate and use data for decision making. Form strategic relationships with individuals and agencies within the field of strategic information and understand the current trends in the field. Actively contribute resources and support to the R&M Community of Practice. Assist in the implementation of internal policies, guidance, and initiatives, and other activities as directed by the R&M Director. Travel up to 25% to support country programs and overall measurement tasks directly. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Strong working knowledge of MERL principles and resources, particularly for health programming. Strong data analysis and synthesis skills, especially around visual presentation of data. Skills in knowledge management, database organization and design; working knowledge of software packages commonly used for data analysis. Strong facilitation, teaching and coaching skills related to MERL. Ability to work independently and to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. Sound networking skills; ability to work collaboratively and collegially in teams. Ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with Pact staff, in donor organizations and in peer organizations. Proficiency in SPSS or STATA, Excel, Word, and other MS Office software required. Qualifications: Minimum of a Master's Degree in public health or a related field. At least 2 years of experience managing data for development programs and designing M&E systems. Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators and conducting program evaluations using mixed methods. One year of development experience in a low resource setting, two years preferred. Fluency in English and proficiency in at least one other language. Experience with evaluation using quasi experimental design preferred. Proficiency with qualitative analysis software or GIS systems (ArcGIS, Q-GIS, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0141. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** RESEARCH AND LEARNING SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact is recruiting a Research and Learning Specialist for an anticipated global project that will support civil society organizations (CSOs) and independent media and labor organizations to ensure civil society participation and government transparency and accountability. The position is contingent upon award. Position Purpose: The Research and Learning Specialist will oversee the program's learning agenda, knowledge management systems and M&E, under the leadership of the Program Director. Key Responsibilities: The Research and Learning Specialist will: Lead the development of knowledge management procedures for the program; Liaise with partners and other stakeholders on the program's learning agenda; Ensure that program learning is documented and used to guide key decision making; Work with M&E staff to capture learning across the program; and Provide staff training and capacity building as required. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 5 years' progressively responsible experience in knowledge management, learning, research and monitoring and evaluation; Sound understanding of and experience with civil society and/or media strengthening programming; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; MA in political science, public policy, international development or a related field; Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in diverse country contexts; Experience fostering learning; Experience working in good governance programs; Experience integrating gender, marginalized populations and/or youth or working on programming where these areas are a key focus; and Fluency in a second language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0125. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** DIRECTOR, DISASTERREADY.ORG, CORNERSTONE ONDEMAND FOUNDATION LOS ANGELES, CA
The CSOD Foundation is currently seeking a highly entrepreneurial, strategic, and collaborative Director to expand the impact and reach of DisasterReady.org. The Director will be responsible for evolving and overseeing the strategy for this innovative effort and delivering on the Foundation's goal to strengthen the organizational capacity of the NGOs in the sector by helping to address the training and development needs of the global humanitarian workforce. This senior level position will work closely with the network of partner organizations around the world that advise and inform this effort as well as with the other members of the Foundation team. The Director will report directly to the Executive Director of the Foundation. Suggested QUALIFICATIONS: 5+ years of demonstrated leadership in the humanitarian/NGO sector and in staff development. Experience working and building relationships with NGOs and government agencies on collaborative initiatives. 3+ years of entrepreneurial experience establishing and managing a startup initiative or program. Passion for and understanding of organizational capacity building. 5+ years of managing teams to achieve bold visions; leveraging scrappy and resourceful tactics to succeed even in the face of resource constrained environments. Strong relationship management skills with experience in effectively facilitating collaborations with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders. Experience with fundraising efforts, including having identified and enlisted corporate sponsors, foundation support, and/or public sources of funding. Outstanding oral and written communication skills with the ability to oversee communications designed to present a compelling case for the initiative to a variety of constituents. Steady, composed, and confident demeanor, with an unassuming and humble disposition. Keen understanding of organizational dynamics and respect for the need to secure the buy-in of colleagues in major decisions as well as the ability to navigate toward strategic goals within a dynamic institution that may be balancing competing projects and priorities. Ability to travel globally required. TO APPLY: If you're ready to explore careers at the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, please forward your resume and cover letter to us at careers@csod.com.
****************************** PROJECT ASSISTANT WASHINGTON, DC
ACDI/VOCA has posted an opening for a D.C.-based Project Assistant who will work with Project Coordinators and Project Managers in an administrative role on various projects and proposals. REQUIRES: A bachelor's degree in international development, business, agriculture, finance, economics or a related field is required, as is previous exposure to international development topics and current affairs. Candidates must have experience in an administrative capacity; have strong oral, written, analytical and organizational skills; possess budget and analytical capabilities; and be proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and the use of the internet as a research tool. Fluency in English required. Fluency in French and/or Spanish required. For more information and to apply go to www.acdivoca.org, click on join us. Vacancy no: 15-0030
****************************** CHEP CASEWORKER / DATA ENTRY MIAMI, FL
Church World Service has posted an opening for a CHEP Caseworker. Duties: Provide orientation on life in Miami and local refugee services to newly arrived parolees in accordance with the terms of the Parolee Orientation Program contract. REQUIRES: Associate Degree in related field, or two to four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of one year's previous work experience in refugee or immigrant-related services, providing familiarity with US refugee and/or immigration issues and terminology. For more information and to apply please go to www.churchworldservice.org.
****************************** SENIOR POLICY / INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST RWANDA
Crown Agents has posted an opening for a Senior Policy/ Institutional Development Specialist who will lead PSDAG contributions to and support of GoR development and implementation of a private sector agriculture and agribusiness investment framework. Ensure that the investment framework reflects extensive GoR inter-agency and private sector consultations and inputs. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Quantitative Social Science, Agribusiness, Business Administration or other relevant degree is required. Excellent English verbal and written communication skills required. Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in the area of agricultural development, agribusiness, trade and investment, or any combination thereof is required. Previous investment framework development experience is highly desirable. Experience working with host country public agencies and ministries as well as with private sector advocacy organizations is desirable. For more information and to apply please go to http://www.crownagentsusa.com/Jobs/Current-Vacancies.aspx.
****************************** COUNTRY PROGRAMME MANAGER ROME
The International Fund for Agricultural Development seeks a Country Programme Manager (P-4) in Rome. The CPM is accountable for the IFAD core values of integrity, transparency, and equity in the management of assigned IFAD programmes. The CPM's accountabilities/ key results also include advocacy for and enhancement of national government programmes that improve the access of poor rural people to natural resources; agricultural technologies; financial services; markets; employment opportunities and enterprise development. The CPM additionally promotes capacity building of the rural poor in terms of the skills required for their participation in national and local policy and programming processes. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree from an accredited institution in rural development, agriculture, economics, rural finance, development policy or other job related fields. Eight years of progressively responsible international experience in international organizations, rural development/ financial institutions or government services in the area of implementation and supervision of agricultural development or rural development programmes, of which at least 2 years' experience working in an international organization. Experience must include project design, development, implementation and evaluation. TO APPLY: Applicants should send an IFAD personal history form to vacancy@ifad.org. Closing date: 8/24/15. Vacancy no: 1380
****************************** DEPUTY DIRECTOR - TRADE AND AGRICULTURE DIRECTORATE PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development has posted an opening for a highly experienced executive with extensive public policy experience and strong economic skills who will support the Director in providing intellectual leadership and strategic direction to leverage the Directorate's comparative advantages within the OECD and globally. As a key member of the senior management team of the Organisation, s/he will contribute to advancing the strategic orientations of the Secretary-General in the field of trade, food, agriculture and fisheries. S/he will work closely with the Director and the other members of the management team in TAD, providing guidance and support for the work of the four policy communities it serves: the Trade Committee, the Committee for Agriculture, the Fisheries Committee, and the Participants to the Export Credit Arrangement. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in economics or another relevant discipline. Extensive senior-level experience in economic and policy analysis, preferably acquired in a national government or international organization. Experience in policy analysis, development or advisory services and management of economic and policy research programmes. Extensive knowledge of public policy processes, related institutional arrangements, and the substantive policy issues in the areas of trade, food, agriculture and fisheries. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Job Number: 10054. Closing date: 9/18/15.
****************************** ECONOMIST WASHINGTON, DC
The World Bank has posted an opening for an economist who will provide data and analytics support to the T&I Global Practice and work under the guidance of the Lead Economist of the Global Practice. REQUIRES: An MA or PhD in economics, public policy (or equivalent) and a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience. Possesses a demonstrated track record of working with economic and sectoral data and analytical tools and models to conduct economic analyses and produce user-friendly written outputs; understands underlying statistical concepts. Working to develop an integrated view across all facets of the T&I sector. Understands policy making process; distills operationally relevant recommendations/ lessons for clients. TO APPLY: Please visit www.worldbank.org. Closing date: 8/31/15. Vacancy no: 151534
****************************** HEAD, FIELD PROCUREMENT AND LOGISTICS OFFICE DAMASCUS
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has posted an opening for a Head, Field Procurement and Logistics Office (P-4) in Damascus. The Head, Field Procurement and Logistics Office is responsible for the delivery of effective and efficient procurement and logistics services to meet and satisfy assessed programme needs across the broad spectrum of its regular, emergency and discrete project activities, as applicable. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master degree or equivalent) from an accredited education institution in a supply chain management discipline, business administration, public administration, commerce or related field; Additional study, course-work or training in the areas relevant to supply chain management, procurement and/or a recognized qualification in procurement and logistics is preferable. At least 8 years of experience in the application of the knowledge acquired from a relevant advanced degree (as stated above) with progressively responsible professional experience in procurement and logistics operations in large commercial or international organizations, of which at least five years at the international level, preferably in a developing country. Proven record of delivering procurement programmes and services. TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a completed UN Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF is available in PDF or MS WORD Format and can therefore be down- loaded or printed out. Completed PHF's and CV's can be sent by: email to: unrwa- ahr@unrwa.org or fax to: (+972 8) 677 7694 mail to: Head Recruitment Section, UNRWA/HQ Gaza via UNRWA HQ Amman, PO Box 140157, Amman 11814, Jordan. Closing date: 8/23/15. Vacancy no: 15-FO-SA-35
****************************** INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTER
The International Trade Center is seeking candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.intracen.org/menus/itc.htm
ASSOCIATE MARKET ANALYST GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
An Associate Market Analyst (P-1) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Contribute to the development and update of the MAcMap data content and analytical functionalities in line with beneficiaries' market access analysis needs. REQUIRES: University degree in economics, business administration, trade, statistics, international relations or related field. A minimum of 2 years professional experience in economics, trade statistics, business analysis for web applications or international trade. Advanced English or French with an intermediate knowledge of the other. Knowledge of other UN official languages is an asset. Closing date: 8/23/15. Vacancy no: ITC/PVN/10/2015
PROJECT MANAGEMENT ADVISER - SITA GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Project Management Adviser - SITA (P-3) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Participates in the implementation and evaluation of SITA; monitors and analyzes project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area. Closing date: 8/23/15. Vacancy no: ITC/PVN/11/2015
****************************** PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, ADAPTATION & RESILIENCE WASHINGTON, DC
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Program Associate for Adaptation and Resilience. The program associate will join an exciting new partnership between WWF and leading climate scientists to develop climate-informed conservation, development and humanitarian strategies and activities. Under the direction of the Senior Director, works to support program goals and objectives through conducting research and analysis, organizing information and materials, drafting reports, proposals and presentations, and assisting with project management, policy development and analysis. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree required. Must have at least two years of experience, preferably with conservation, international development or humanitarian work. Organizational and analytical skills. Experience providing administrative support to a team is highly desirable. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and activities. Please apply on our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html. Closing date: 8/21/15. Vacancy no: 16004
****************************** NATURAL CAPITAL ANALYST WASHINGTON, DC
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Natural Capital Analyst. This position is focused on supporting WWF's work on Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services, managing and deploying internal geospatial resources and supporting internal Geographic Information Systems (GIS) operations while advancing spatial analysis in our conservation projects. The analyst will advance knowledge of natural capital and ecosystem services and support select projects, perform spatial analysis, curate ecosystem spatial data and provide spatial analysis expertise to conservation projects at various scales. REQUIRES: A graduate degree in Geography, Natural Resources Management, Ecology or related field. At least five years' experience with spatial ecology, spatial analysis of natural capital is required. Knowledge of biodiversity conservation, or natural resources management as well as an understanding of international conservation issues is required. At least 5 years' experience with the following is required: Spatial ecology, spatial analysis of natural capital and ecosystem services feeding into land use planning. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and methods for manipulating, processing and analyzing spatial data including modeling, GPS data collection and land cover mapping. Applying GIS and spatial analyses to conservation; excellent knowledge of GIS software including ESRI software. Please apply on our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html. Vacancy no: 16005
****************************** 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.
STATISTICIAN NEW YORK
A Statistician (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Initiates and co-ordinates the development of appropriate methods for obtaining relevant data; Ensure the quality of collected data for accuracy, consistency and comparability. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in statistics, mathematics, economics or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience at the national/ international level in the areas of cost-of-living measurement and international comparison of prices and related statistics. Closing date: 9/26/15. Vacancy no: 15-STT-ICSC- 45523-R-NEW YORK (R)
PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Management Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Develops and implements the UN Secretariat's Business Continuity Management (BCM) strategy in the frame work of the Organizational Resilience Management (ORM) system, monitors and reviews its application and continuously revises the relevant documents; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties and ensures follow-up actions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business continuity management, crisis/ disaster management, business administration, international relations or a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience, of which at least four (4) years in the field of business continuity management, emergency or crisis management. Experience in business continuity management within a UN organization, is desirable. Closing date: 9/25/15. Vacancy no: 15- PGM-DM OCSS-44885-R-NEW YORK (X)
STATISTICIAN BANGKOK
A Statistician (P-4) is sought in Bangkok. Duties: Plans, designs and implements regional programmes in support of strengthening national statistical capacity. Plans and conducts normative and analytical work in selected areas of statistics. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in statistics, mathematics, economics, sociology or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of statistical data, with in-depth and expert experience in one or more domains of population, social, economic or environmental statistics is required. Closing date: 9/21/15. Vacancy no: 15-STT- ESCAP-44544-R-BANGKOK(G)
****************************** DEVELOPMENT FINANCE EXPERT HOME-BASED, WITH TRAVEL TO YANGON AND NAY PYI TAW, UPON REQUESTS, MYANMAR
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Development Finance Expert. The objectives of this assignment is to conduct the Phase I. Development Finance Assessment, in close consultations with the FERD/MNPED and various key stakeholders, including relevant government departments, international development partners, local and international NGOs and the private sector. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in economics, finance, statistics, political science, or any other relevant field. A minimum of 7 years' experience in the areas such as public finance management, development effectiveness, and national/ sub-national planning. Proven record of research/ analysis work with a focus on domestic and international financial resources. Demonstrated knowledge in the flows of different sources of development finance. Experience in leading research/ analysis work in partnership with a government. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 8/28/15.
****************************** *PROGRAM OFFICER - STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS ATLANTA, GA
CARE USA has an opportunity for a talented Program Officer - Strategic Partnerships to provide critical research and administrative support to the Strategic Partnerships team to help ensure the success of CARE's corporate and foundation partnerships. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The ideal candidate will possess not only experience in both administrative and research roles, but have the passion and drive to be part of a successful fundraising team at an International Development organization. Primary Responsibilities: Conduct and manage extensive research on current and prospective foundations and corporate donors. Prepare reports, internal briefings, presentations and other support materials to assist Relationship Managers with donor engagement and outreach. Provide grants management support and leadership as needed. Lend overall administrative support to the Strategic Partnerships team. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's degree plus minimum of 2 years in a similar research/ support position. Sound knowledge of research processes, applications and tools. Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel. Ability to write basic correspondence and capacity statements. Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information/ data. Experience in budgeting and research. Ability to work independently and at a fast pace. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2761 Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY, CARING FOR CHILDREN AND EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve health and social well-being outcomes for children affected by HIV and AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening health, education, livelihood and protection interventions at district and community levels. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Regional Director, the Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the project. She/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. The COP position requires political savvy, as she/he will interact at a high level with numerous Government of Tanzania institutions and senior government officials as well as United States government agencies. Key Responsibilities: Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual work-plans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with Pact and USAID requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grant making mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact human resources policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Basic REQUIREMENTS: At least seven years' experience in managing complex OVC programs, social services programs, and/or public health programs of similar scope and size is desired. At least ten years' experience as senior staff in at least three of the following areas: child protection, economic strengthening, social protection, education, health and nutrition including HIV/AIDS care and support; social service systems strengthening; quality improvement/ quality assurance; M&E; and operations research preferred. At least five years international experience in development, managing, overseeing, or evaluating comprehensive social services programs of similar size and complexity, with USAID experience preferred. At least five years demonstrated skills and experience in partnership building, especially with the Government of Tanzania, donors, private sector, NGO and local community organizations. At least ten years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub-award management, and tracking project performance and costs. Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. At least a Master's Degree in business or public administration, social sciences, public health, or a related field required. Strong management and communication skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain effective interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0128. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania program that aims to improve health and social well-being outcomes among HIV-impacted vulnerable children and youth by strengthening their families and increasing their utilization of high-quality health/HIV, education, livelihood, and protection services . This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Chief of Party, the DCOP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program, ensuring the implementation of high-quality, evidence-based interventions, and management a team of senior staff and sub-partners to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all activities and products generated under the project. The DCOP will also lead and oversee program monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Key Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee the quality of all technical activities, providing direction, feedback and support to ensure success. Ensure program adherence to internationally accepted technical norms and standards of practices. Provide input into and assure that all donor reporting requirements on program impact are met and assist implementing partners/ grantees in setting up reporting and tracking systems to provide such information in an efficient and timely manner. Facilitate continuous quality assessment and improvement and ensure that program best practices are documented and disseminated throughout the program cycle. Lead development of program research and learning agenda and ensure robust program monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). Ensure effective coordination and communication and standards of practice among each partner organization. Ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of Pact and USAID resources. Ensure provision of management support and technical assistance to grantees on program design, budget/work plan development, and M&E planning. Provide regular written/oral program progress updates, as requested. Establish and manage Pact's local technical training activities. Ensure that the most up-to-date information regarding the programs or initiatives is shared via a range of mechanisms: including reports, newsletters, and the Internet. Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the COP. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's degree or higher in Public Health, Child/Youth development, Social Work, International Development or a related field is required (PEPFAR experience preferred). At least ten years' experience designing and implementing children, adolescents, youth and other vulnerable families development programs in sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania preferred. At least five years of experience as a Deputy Director or senior manager of health or HIV/AIDS care, support, and prevention activities. Demonstrated experience implementing and managing program in resource constrained countries. Demonstrated experience producing quality English- language communications products, such as progress reports, case studies, and research protocols. Experience interacting with developing country government, international organization, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives, and senior level government officials. At least three years of experience working with USG cooperative agreements or contracts in senior program management capacity. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with civil society organizations and host country government counterparts. Preferred Qualifications: Skills and Abilities: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem- solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in OVC, Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth programming with proven results. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0131. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *DIRECTOR OF MONITORING AND EVALUATION DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Director of Monitoring and Evaluation for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve the welfare and protection of children affected by HIV/AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening social services systems and structures at the county and community levels to improve care and support of OVC. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: The Director of Monitoring and Evaluation will report to the COP and is responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation plan and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts. He/she will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement and overall data management. He/she will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, and promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learned. He/she will support all the technical staff in M&E functions and will manage M&E staff on the project. Key Responsibilities: Assist the OVC Manager and COP to design the overall measurement system for the project to include outcome measures at the end of the project. Assist partners to develop strong M&E systems to track programming to share with Pact and the donor. Providing training and mentoring to partners and staff to ensure the implementation of strong M&E systems. Assist with development of the M&E Plan for the project, including decision on and definition of key indicators, targets and systems for measurements. Collect, aggregate, analyze and present data about the project for learning and reporting to the donor. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A master's degree in a relevant discipline, such as M&E, Informatics, Demography or any advanced degree in a related discipline. At least seven years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for complex programs in developing countries, preferably in Africa. Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of rigorous qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation studies to IRB standards. A firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs. Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g. service integration and performance against each result area). Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project's activities and support project supervision. Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on activities and study results. Experience of managing and evaluations of USAID or PEPFAR funded programs. Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVCs, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0130. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *FINANCE AND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve the welfare and protection of children affected by HIV/AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening social services systems and structures at the county and community levels to improve care and support of OVC. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the COP, the Finance and Operations Director is responsible for all financial and administration matters within the project, including managing financial systems, generating financial reports, tracking expenses, administering sub-awards, managing finance and operational issues and staff at headquarters and supporting staff in district offices. Key Responsibilities: General Financial Management: Design and implement systems and procedures following Pact standards adapted to handle specific country constraints and conditions, yet ensuring effective internal controls and minimizing risks. Supervise the finance team in reviewing cash receipts and disbursement transactions such as but not limited to travel, advances and liquidations of sub-grantee expenses, and vendor transactions - ensuring adequacy of supporting documents and appropriate cost accounting allocations. Work with the relevant Departments (Programs, M&E, etc.) on integrated management of all project finances to ensure effective use of resources in order to achieve program objectives in compliance of all donor requirements. Provide training and/or guidance to field staff on Pact policies, procedures and requirements; donor guidelines, procedures and requirements; rules and regulations. Review monthly Financial Reports from field programs for completeness and accuracy; ensure appropriate budget approvals, and submit to HQ Finance department. Sub-award Management: In collaboration with the Agreements Management Department, design, develop, and adapt policies, guidelines and criteria for the management of sub-recipient and subcontractor financing using the Pact worldwide standards for the conditions and constraints of the specific country. Oversight of and coordination with the grants unit as well as training/ mentoring of staff where necessary in the financial management of the programs' grant agreements with local and international NGO's. Supervise regular site visits by finance staff to conduct site visits to audit partner transactions matching expenditures to adequate supporting documentation. Support financial management of sub-grants including processing advances/ liquidations, monitoring/ compliance visits and close-out procedures. Equip staff to provide technical assistance to local NGO's in the area of financial management and sub contract compliance. Coordinate with other Departments for training/ mentoring of sub-grantees where necessary in the administration of the program's sub-agreements with partners. Budgeting and Financial Planning: Oversight of budget preparation, processes, and management in conjunction with the relevant program managers, including the development and review of relevant standard costs and scales for the programs. Track expenditures and provide justification for allocations and reclassification, when required. Approve journal vouchers and ensure accurate, current, and complete entries into the financial management system including ensuring adequate supporting documentation. Assist in development and tracking of budgets for field programs. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Must have a Master's of Finance and a CPA or relevant accounting degree from a recognized University or equivalent. Ten years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, auditing or financial management or equivalent; Ten years of experience with related programs or projects; Knowledge of applicable USAID/USG rules and regulations; Ability to set-up financial regulation systems with partner organizations to ensure efficient and accurate disbursement of funds; Evidence of excellent interpersonal, management and team development experience; Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVCs, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0129. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *RESEARCH AND LEARNING SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact is recruiting a Research and Learning Specialist for an anticipated global project that will support civil society organizations (CSOs) and independent media and labor organizations to ensure civil society participation and government transparency and accountability. The position is contingent upon award. Position Purpose: The Research and Learning Specialist will oversee the program's learning agenda, knowledge management systems and M&E, under the leadership of the Program Director. Key Responsibilities: The Research and Learning Specialist will: Lead the development of knowledge management procedures for the program; Liaise with partners and other stakeholders on the program's learning agenda; Ensure that program learning is documented and used to guide key decision making; Work with M&E staff to capture learning across the program; and Provide staff training and capacity building as required. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 5 years' progressively responsible experience in knowledge management, learning, research and monitoring and evaluation; Sound understanding of and experience with civil society and/or media strengthening programming; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; MA in political science, public policy, international development or a related field; Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in diverse country contexts; Experience fostering learning; Experience working in good governance programs; Experience integrating gender, marginalized populations and/or youth or working on programming where these areas are a key focus; and Fluency in a second language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0125. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *ICT4D ADVISOR, BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST BETHESDA, MD
ABT Associates has posted an opening for a Business Systems Analyst who will provide technology and business consulting services to the company's diverse portfolio of international development projects. REQUIRES: Possess knowledge about the field of international development as a discipline and profession; candidates with at least 6 months of direct, full-time work experience inside a developing country with a focus on technology, data collection, and/or data visualization strongly preferred. Adept at identifying and drawing connections between project needs and potential technology solutions. Have capacity to adapt and thrive in diverse, unfamiliar, and challenging situations (e.g. navigating various project sites in developing countries, etc.). Possess knowledge of key tools and platforms prevalent in ICT4D engagements (e.g. ODK, CommCare, DHIS, DevResults). Proficient at learning new technologies and effectively incorporating into the work environment. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 26301
****************************** *PROJECT MANAGER II, LINKAGES LUANDA, ANGOLA
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of the Angola Project Manager 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) Initiative. This position will be based in Luanda, Angola. The Project Manager is the senior member of the LINKAGES staff and will provide technical and management leadership to the LINKAGES project in Angola. The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to ensure successful implementation of the LINKAGES work plan and achievement of the project's targets and goals. The position will be based in Luanda, Angola. Angola nationals and candidates currently based in the region are encouraged to apply. 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: Master's level degree in Public Health (preferred) or related field. At least 8 years of demonstrated key population group technical expertise, with substantial HIV prevention, care, and treatment experience with female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and/or transgender. At least 5 years of demonstrated excellence in a senior level technical advisor and leadership position, preferably in an international development context and with key populations. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Portuguese. Previous experience in Africa is strongly preferred; Angola experience is advantageous. Proven skills in the implementation of HIV prevention, care, and treatment projects for female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and/or transgender persons in Angola. Knowledge of processes for developing and implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs with the above mentioned key population groups in Angola. Understands the HIV prevention, care and treatment-related needs of key population groups in Angola. Applied understanding of addressing the structural barriers - including stigma and discrimination - that affect comprehensive HIV service uptake. Design, implementation, and management of public health/ international development programs funded by USAID. Proven skills in management, mentoring, leadership and networking. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations in Angola. 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 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, strengthening, designing and brokering a range of partnerships including public-private partnerships. Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality. Excellent English oral and written communication; fluency in Portuguese is advantageous. Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY, please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15433/project-manager- ii%2c-linkages/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE / SENIOR CLIMATE CHANGE DEVELOPMENT ECONOMIST BETHESDA, MD
ABT Associates has posted an opening for a Principal Associate who will be a managerial, technical, business development leader primarily contributing to Abt's climate change, development and economic technical capabilities. S/he will also be a sales leader who takes responsibility for generating and managing a multi-million dollar revenue base annually. REQUIRES: Master's degree and a minimum of 15 years' experience in developing countries leading and conducting economic analyses of climate change actions, especially for adaptation. Highest level of proven technical expertise and sought out as an expert within and outside the Company. Requires significant experience in project management, business development and client relationship management. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 26581
****************************** *INDIA INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE, VENTURE LAB WASHINGTON, DC
Accion has posted an opening for an India Investment Associate, Venture Lab. S/he will support all aspects of Venture Lab, including deal sourcing, analysis/ diligence, transaction closing/ process management, and post-investment support to investee companies. REQUIRES: Passion for entrepreneurship and market-based solutions to poverty. Strong strategy, research and analysis skills and intrinsic business acumen. Advanced computer/web skills including Word/Excel/ PowerPoint, Salesforce, and social media. Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high performing team environment, and ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Outstanding relationship management skills and ability to earn the respect of Accion colleagues, investors and enterprises. Existing network within impact investing, VC or financial inclusion a plus. For more information and to apply visit www.jobs- accion.icims.com/jobs/intro. Vacancy no: 2014-1492
****************************** *SENIOR ADVISOR FOR EVALUATION US
Adventist Development & Relief has posted an opening for a Senior Advisor for Evaluation. Duties: Manages evaluations of ADRA International USG funded programs; Manages and conducts needs assessments and baseline surveys for ADRA International programs and review or prepare evaluation designs submitted in new proposals. REQUIRES: Master's degree in statistics, social sciences or a related discipline. 5 + years' experience in international development, including 3+ years' experience in monitoring and evaluation of large scale field-based health, nutrition or food security projects. Experience in training and facilitation, working with multiple countries and/or organizations on monitoring and evaluation issues. Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation in USG supported projects in particular. For more information and to apply got to www.jobs-adra.icims.com/jobs/intro. Vacancy no: 356
****************************** *PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE / SENIOR CLIMATE CHANGE DEVELOPMENT ECONOMIST BETHESDA, MD
ABT Associates has posted an opening for a Principal Associate who will be a managerial, technical, business development leader primarily contributing to Abt's climate change, development and economic technical capabilities. S/he will also be a sales leader who takes responsibility for generating and managing a multi-million dollar revenue base annually. REQUIRES: Master's degree and a minimum of 15 years' experience in developing countries leading and conducting economic analyses of climate change actions, especially for adaptation. Highest level of proven technical expertise and sought out as an expert within and outside the Company. Requires significant experience in project management, business development and client relationship management. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 26581
****************************** *INDIA INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE, VENTURE LAB WASHINGTON, DC
Accion has posted an opening for an India Investment Associate, Venture Lab. S/he will support all aspects of Venture Lab, including deal sourcing, analysis/ diligence, transaction closing/ process management, and post-investment support to investee companies. REQUIRES: Passion for entrepreneurship and market-based solutions to poverty. Strong strategy, research and analysis skills and intrinsic business acumen. Advanced computer/web skills including Word/Excel/ PowerPoint, Salesforce, and social media. Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high performing team environment, and ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Outstanding relationship management skills and ability to earn the respect of Accion colleagues, investors and enterprises. Existing network within impact investing, VC or financial inclusion a plus. For more information and to apply visit www.jobs- accion.icims.com/jobs/intro. Vacancy no: 2014-1492
****************************** *SENIOR ADVISOR FOR EVALUATION US
Adventist Development & Relief has posted an opening for a Senior Advisor for Evaluation. Duties: Manages evaluations of ADRA International USG funded programs; Manages and conducts needs assessments and baseline surveys for ADRA International programs and review or prepare evaluation designs submitted in new proposals. REQUIRES: Master's degree in statistics, social sciences or a related discipline. 5 + years' experience in international development, including 3+ years' experience in monitoring and evaluation of large scale field-based health, nutrition or food security projects. Experience in training and facilitation, working with multiple countries and/or organizations on monitoring and evaluation issues. Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation in USG supported projects in particular. For more information and to apply got to www.jobs-adra.icims.com/jobs/intro. Vacancy no: 356
****************************** *PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE / SENIOR CLIMATE CHANGE DEVELOPMENT ECONOMIST BETHESDA, MD
ABT Associates has posted an opening for a Principal Associate who will be a managerial, technical, business development leader primarily contributing to Abt's climate change, development and economic technical capabilities. S/he will also be a sales leader who takes responsibility for generating and managing a multi-million dollar revenue base annually. REQUIRES: Master's degree and a minimum of 15 years' experience in developing countries leading and conducting economic analyses of climate change actions, especially for adaptation. Highest level of proven technical expertise and sought out as an expert within and outside the Company. Requires significant experience in project management, business development and client relationship management. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 26581
****************************** *DIRECTOR OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT - AFRICA50 AFRICA
The African Development Bank has posted an opening for a Director of Project Development. This position is responsible for originating and leading the development of infrastructure projects in Africa, with a view to providing projects for Africa50 to invest in and finance. The person will need to interact with and balance the interests of government officials, private sector capital and infrastructure providers, contractors and other multi-lateral lenders, and work closely with the Director of Project Finance. REQUIRES: Experience of and a successful track record in developing infrastructure projects in emerging markets, including all financial aspects. Experience of current trends, developments, and theories in finance and development of infrastructure around the world. Skills to foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships. TO APPLY: Applicants will only be considered if they submit (preferably electronically, to: recruit@afdb.org) a fully completed Personal History Form (PHF), available from the Bank's web site, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating date of birth and nationality. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Closing date: 8/31/15.
****************************** *EMERGING AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES INITIATIVE'S OPERATIONS CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Consultant. The objectives of this consulting assignment is to provide technical and operative support to the ESCI Coordinating Team in the implementation of the Initiative's methodology, as well as any other activities related to the deployment of the ESCI Program in the Region (i.e., knowledge products, dissemination, events, action plan execution, etc.). This position will in principle support the work of the IFD Sector Coordinator working in Central America, the Caribbean and Venezuela. REQUIRES: Master degree in urban planning, architecture, or urban economics, or related field is required, and a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Languages: Spanish and English required. Portuguese or French a plus. Areas of Expertise: Urban planning, Design and Implementation of Urban Projects preferable with international funding or related fields. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1500005130
****************************** INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
The International Fund for Agricultural Development seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Applicants should send an IFAD personal history form to vacancy@ifad.org.
*EVALUATION ANALYST ROME
An Evaluation Analyst (P-5) is sought in Rome. The Evaluation Analyst is responsible for analytical support to the full evaluation cycle of work. The Evaluation Analyst's accountabilities/ key results include: Project-level Evaluations, Corporate and Country-level Evaluation Team Member, Peer Reviews, Knowledge Management. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree from an accredited institution in statistics, economics, econometrics and operation research, rural development, or related disciplines. At least two (2) years progressively responsible professional experience in evaluation, project or country programme design, supervision, or statistical analysis related to development interventions. Previous work experience with International financial institutions, United Nations Specialized Agencies, Programmes or Funds, and development cooperation agencies would be an asset. Experience in evaluation would be a strong asset. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Working knowledge of another official language (Arabic, French, or Spanish) is desirable. Closing date: 8/16/15. Vacancy no: 1376
*SENIOR EVALUATION OFFICER ROME
A Senior Evaluation Officer (P-4) is sought in Rome. The Senior Evaluation Officer leads Country Programme Evaluations (CPEs) and project evaluations. The Senior Evaluation Officer's accountabilities/key results are: Evaluation Management, Country Programme Evaluation, Impact Evaluation, Project Evaluation, Knowledge Management/ Evaluation Capacity Building. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in Economics, Agriculture, Rural Development, Finance, Management, Public Policy, Social Sciences or related studies. At least eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in international development cooperation with focus on agriculture and rural development or natural resources management; a significant part of the 8 year experience must be in evaluation. Work experience should include experience in agriculture and rural development, in multilateral or bilateral aid organizations, financial institutions, or government services. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Working knowledge of another official language (Arabic, French, or Spanish) is desirable. Closing date: 8/16/15. Vacancy no: 1377
****************************** INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE
The International Labour Office seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Please visit ILO's e-Recruitment website at: erecruit.ilo.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
*SPECIALIST IN WORKERS' ACTIVITIES BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
A Specialist in Workers' Activities (P-4) is sought in Budapest. The Specialist in Workers' Activities will be responsible for providing technical advisory services in the field of workers' activities to the ILO Offices and assisting workers' organizations in their efforts to provide their members with improved/new services, thus extending their representation and their capacity to become strong, relevant, independent and representative organizations, able to fulfil their roles and responsibilities in the promotion of workers' interests, in line with the principles of ILO standards. He/she should keep the ILO informed of the concerns, interest and perspectives of workers' organizations and keep the workers' organizations informed of the work the ILO does, as well as promoting their participation in tripartite or bipartite initiatives in line with 2002 ILC Resolution concerning tripartism and social dialogue. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree with demonstrated expertise in the relevant technical field. At least eight years professional experience at the national level, or five years' experience at the international level in trade union organizations. Closing date: 9/4/15. Vacancy no: CALL/P/2015/18
*SENIOR SPECIALIST, EMPLOYERS' ACTIVITIES PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
A Senior Specialist, Employers' Activities (P-5) is sought in Port Of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The work of the Senior Employer Specialist is to act as an interface between the ILO, EOs and the employer community in the sub-region concerned and to develop and maintain good working relations with them. More particularly, he/she is to help business representative organizations meet the needs of enterprises more effectively. Finally, the Senior Employer Specialist should be able to articulate the views of employers within the ILO so that their priorities and concerns are taken on board in the formulation and implementation of ILO policies and programmes and also to be able to communicate ILO policies and programmes to the employer community. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in economics, business administration, law, social science or related subject. At least ten years professional experience, with at least five years' experience in senior management positions in employer organizations or other business organizations and/or comparable experience in HR/IR or technical cooperation management functions with practical experience of working with employer organizations. Closing date: 9/4/15. Vacancy no: CALL/P/2015/19
****************************** *IMF RECRUITMENT MISSION MIDDLE EAST
In October 2015 the IMF will visit countries in the Middle East region (Saudi Arabia and UAE) to use as hubs to conduct preliminary interviews for employment in Washington, DC. Candidates in the region who have a background in a full range of professions including Economists, Lawyers, and professionals in Finance, HR, IT and Communications are encouraged to apply. Experienced economists are responsible for monitoring and assessing economic sectors and providing economic policy advice and technical assistance related to the IMF's work, including all macroeconomic and financial sector issues (e.g.: fiscal and public financial management, exchange rate and debt and management, macro-financial risks and policies across low income, emerging and advanced economies). REQUIRES: Successful candidates should have a graduate degree, preferably at the PhD level, in macroeconomics, financial economics or related fields, plus 2 to 6 years of relevant professional experience in macroeconomic analysis, policy formulation, and proficiency with quantitative modeling and econometric packages. All experienced economist positions require strong analytical skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Selected candidates should demonstrate strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills to advise senior government officials on technical issues. Candidates should have an interest in, and aptitude for, working in a multicultural organization. TO APPLY: Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to apply online at https://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/db/index.htm. Job Number: 1500715. Closing date: 8/31/15.
****************************** *ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER BANGKOK
The United Nations seeks an Economic Affairs Officer (P-3) in Bangkok. Duties: Works with socioeconomic databases and qualitative information necessary for regular and ad hoc analysis of regional digital connectivity trends and challenges. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, social sciences or related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience at the international level in development policy, research and analysis, policy formulation, economic research and analysis, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area is required. Experience in analyzing trends and policy challenges emerging in the digital economy and knowledge societies is desirable. Experience in analyzing ICT infrastructure markets, mapping socio-economic data and/or in managing geographic information systems is an advantage. 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: 9/18/15. Vacancy no: 15- ECO-ESCAP-45030-R-BANGKOK (T)
****************************** ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks applicants for the following positions. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en
*POLICY ANALYSTS - REGULATORY GOVERNANCE IN MEXICO / LATIN AMERICA PARIS
The Regulatory Policy Division in GOV is looking for Policy Analysts with expertise in regulatory policy and substantial experience in the application of regulatory policy, to support the work on regulatory improvement policy with Mexico and Latin America, generally. The selected persons will assist the federal government of Mexico, several Mexican states and municipalities, and other Latin American countries, to develop and implement good regulatory practices. This will involve practical engagement with governments to implement regulatory policy and governance in the federal, state or municipal context. The role will also involve producing analytical/ diagnostic reports, recommendations, conducting capacity building activities, and follow up on policy implementation to enhance regulatory policy and governance. REQUIRES: A university degree, preferably at an advanced level, in economics, law, public policy or political science. Three to seven years' practical experience in dealing with regulatory management and governance issues at national or international level, ideally with a regulatory oversight body, sectoral regulator, international organization, consulting body or an academic institution. Excellent understanding of the range of issues in policy and political economy that impact on public governance and competitiveness in various country contexts. Closing date: 8/20/15. Job Number: 10051.
*JUNIOR ENERGY ANALYST PARIS
The IEA is recruiting a junior energy analyst to assist with the development of the energy efficiency market report, the Agency's Policies and Measures database (PAMs) and the wider work of the Unit. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree(s) in a relevant discipline (e.g. economics, engineering, mathematics, relevant applied sciences, statistics), preferably with a quantitative energy efficiency specialization. A minimum of two years' experience in applied policy and/or economic analysis, preferably within an energy context. Excellent understanding of the energy efficiency sector (energy efficiency polices, policy and market barriers, programme design and evaluation, end-use efficiencies, consumer behavior) and its development. Closing date: 8/23/15. Job Number: 10049.
*POLICY ANALYSTS - ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING & COMBATING TERRORIST FINANCING PARIS
Secretariat is looking for Policy Analysts to contribute to its work on anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing (AML/CFT) issues. Key areas of work include assessments of AML/CFT measures of countries against the revised FATF Recommendations and development of FATF policy papers. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law, public policy, finance or international relations. At least three, preferably five or more, years' relevant work experience in drafting policy and undertaking analytical activities in AML/CFT or related field(s). At least three years' experience working in the public sector (i.e., for a national government or international organization). At least three years' experience working in an international setting (i.e., doing international work for a national government, international organization, or in the private sector). Job Number: 10046. Closing date: 8/23/15.
****************************** *TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ADVISOR, PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DIVISION WASHINGTON, DC
The Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF is looking for well-qualified technical assistance advisors to fill headquarters-based (in Washington, D.C.) contractual positions in FAD's two Public Financial Management Divisions. The selected candidate will provide technical assistance on public financial management (PFM) matters to IMF member countries, and will supervise the technical assistance work of experts based in member countries and/or at the IMF's Regional Technical Assistance Centers. REQUIRES: Applicants should hold a university degree or equivalent qualification relevant to the above duties; possess excellent written and oral communication skills in English, and have experience in project management. Capacity to deliver written and verbal technical assistance in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic and/or Russian would be a plus. Applicants should also possess excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work as part of a team, an aptitude to effectively transfer technical knowledge and maintain effective and cooperative relations with national authorities and donors, as well as capacity to handle sensitive issues with discretion in a multicultural environment. Experience in organizing and conducting training courses and workshops would be an additional advantage. TO APPLY: Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to apply online at https://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/db/index.htm Closing date: 8/25/15. Job Number: 1500721.
****************************** *ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR / DIRECTOR FOR PRIVATE SECTOR WASHINGTON, DC
Millennium Challenge Corporation is seeking an Associate Director/Director for Private Sector. Salary Range: $83,000.00 - $161,176.00. The Associate Director/ Director for Private Sector is a member of the Finance, Investment and Trade Practice Unit (FIT) of the Infrastructure, Environment and Private Sector (IEPS) Division of Department of Compact Operations (DCO). The Director for Private Sector will identify and collaborate with private sector partners, country partners, donor organizations, and non- governmental organizations on efforts to further the objectives of MCC and compact programs. This includes identifying opportunities to leverage private sector knowledge and resources to enhance impact from MCC-funded programs; providing technical leadership on public-private partnerships, enterprise development, business climate, financial services, and other projects designed to catalyze private investment; leading country-specific outreach to the private sector on partnership and investment opportunities related to MCC compacts; and identifying expertise, innovations, sustainable business models, shared value approaches, and technologies within the business community that could benefit MCC partner countries and contribute to the objectives of MCC investments. Our model is defined by principles of selectivity, country ownership, transparency, and a focus on results. Our values identify who we are and what is important to us. MCC's values are CLEAR - Collaboration, Learning, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. We recruit staff that will embody and uphold these values. FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO https://www.mcc.gov/pages/jobs View Vacancy Announcement Numbers: MCC-1456858-15-73-DCO-DE
****************************** *SENIOR MARKETS AND TRADE ANALYST WASHINGTON, DC
Chemonics seeks a senior markets and trade analyst with expertise in agricultural market and food security analysis to support the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) III project. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET III) is the world's premier provider of high quality food security analysis and famine warning. This $200 million five-year activity (2012-2016) will collaborate with international, regional, and national partners to provide timely and rigorous analysis and early warning of potential, emerging, and/or evolving food security issues, informing the appropriate humanitarian response. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include: Provide technical oversight for the FEWS NET project's annual reports on regional staple food supply and market outlook. Liaise with markets and trade (M&T) staff and database manager to assure the timely publication of the Price Watch, Price Watch Annex, and Price Bulletins, monthly publications examining trends in staple food markets in countries FEWS NET monitors. Work with the M&T advisor to provide technical oversight for the project's markets fundamentals reports and suite of methodologies and tools; assist the M&T advisor in implementing activities for FEWS NET. Liaise with the FEWS NET database manager, M&T team, and Kimetrica (a FEWS NET partner) to enhance the functionality of various data domains, including online and offline analytical tools. Liaise with FEWS NET field staff and partners from non-presence and external countries to ensure the timeliness of data flows. Provide technical assistance and guidance to home office and field office teams on market and policy analysis relevant to food insecurity, early warning, and food assistance decision support. Conduct literature reviews, analyze data, and draft reports on market trends and policies in close collaboration with members of the Washington, D.C. and field technical teams. Liaise with research institutions to support commodity market-related research on food security and early warning. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in agricultural economics or a closely related field. Formal academic training in commodity market analysis required. Five years of experience in agricultural market analysis in developing countries. Two years of field experience in one of the five FEWS NET regions preferred (Central America and the Caribbean, Southern Africa, East Africa, West Africa, and Central Asia). Experience using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze agricultural markets. Experience building and using large databases of socio-economic data. Expertise in using SPSS, STATA, SAS, or similar software. Expertise in using reference management software (Zotero, EndNote). Strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience drafting and presenting analytical documents in a clear and concise manner for a general audience. Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a close-knit and collaborative multidisciplinary and multicultural team. Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity. Fluency in written and spoken English required. Proficiency in French, Spanish, Arabic, or Portuguese preferred. TO APPLY: Apply through our Career Center at https://www1.apply2jobs.com/Chemonics/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.SearchJobs by August 20, 2015. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
****************************** *COUNTY HEALTH COORDINATOR - GUIT UNITY, SOUTH SUDAN
CARE is seeking a Guit County Health Coordinator that will be responsible for developing, planning, organizing, implementing, coordinating and monitoring the Health Pool Fund project in Guit County. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. They will ensure the high quality implementation of health program in the County in the most effective manner possible. He/she will: coordinate the County Health Department and Health outreach community management structures capacity building initiatives; and liaise with the CHD in ensuring program activities ensure that essential health services are delivered in Guit County. As a member of the senior management team in the county, he/she will at all times ensure that the organization is represented in a way that reflects CARE values. Primary Responsibilities: Strategic and Operational management support for Guit County (Contributing towards CARE South Sudan Strategic and Operational Objectives); Financial/Asset Management; Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning; Human resource management and development; Financial Management; Representation, liaison and coordination; Project Administration. PRIMARY SKILLS: Degree in Medicine (Medical Doctor, Clinical Officer, Nurse, Midwife); Public Health or related subjects area. At least 4 years program management experience. Demonstrated experience: in humanitarian programming in conflict environment; living and working in insecure environment. Demonstrated experience in program design and development. Demonstrated experience in gender analysis and women's empowerment desired. At least 7 years' experience working in conflict/ post conflict context, preferably in Africa desired. Public Health qualification. Team player, able to develop strong collaborative relations across the organization in both program and support departments. Budgeting and financial management for a project. Ability to advise and coach field staff especially in terms of technical health issues. Ability to work and live under difficult conditions. Preferably the incumbent also has a strong grasp of CAREs Unifying Framework for understanding the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2733. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *PROGRAM OFFICER ATLANTA, GA
CARE is seeking a Program Officer that will be responsible for providing the office of the Vice President (VP) of Program, Partnerships and Learning (PPL) with a wide range of administrative support. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The Program Officer will be primarily focused on maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of operations within PPL by providing professional administrative and financial support to the PPL VP office and facilitating necessary action within PPL. The Program Officer is charged with coordinating the activities of the PPL VP's Office and facilitating communication with other staff. These activities include coordinating meetings, calendar and travel arrangements; and drafting and consolidating correspondence, notes, reports and summaries. Additionally, the Program Officer will handle special projects and strategic initiatives within PPL as needed, represent PPL at selected meetings, and organize divisional events. A key responsibility will be to serve as liaison and manage the flow of information between the PPL VP office and divisional staff, other CARE divisions, and external constituencies. This position will provide the incumbent with a valuable opportunity to gain a wide-scale overview of CARE's programmatic work across all of the technical teams in our Program, Partnerships and Learning Division. Primary Responsibility: General Administrative Support to the office of the Vice President of Program, Partnership and Learning and the Senior Management Team (SMT); Manage PPL Communications; Meeting Management; Budget and Vendor Management; Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree. Two or more years of professional experience in a similar position within CARE or another international development organization addressing issues related to poverty. Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; ability to quickly learn other applications. A working knowledge or understanding of CARE's mission and related development issues, or ability to quickly learn. Ability to handle calls from all levels, inside and outside of CARE, with professionalism and confidentiality. Ability to assist with budget preparations and on-going analysis. Proven meeting planning skills- ability to arrange workshops, small group conferences and divisional meetings. Self- starter, proactive, flexible, reliable, highly organized, able to handle multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines. Ability to function in complex, changing environments, and to manage and work with diverse groups as well as independently. Attention to detail. TO APPLY: visit http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2753. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *LIVELIHOODS ADVISOR FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE
CARE is seeking a Livelihood Advisor that will be responsible for providing guidance and technical assistance on CARE's livelihoods component of CARE's emergency response in CARE Sierra Leone. Expected Travel: up to 20%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Short Term Contract; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. Under the supervision of Chief of Party, the incumbent will undertake situation/ contextual assessment, design programs in light with the assessment, and provide technical and managerial oversight. This position is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design and implementation of the livelihoods and food security components of CARE's emergency response. S/he will need to co- ordinate with other team members and CARE staff, especially, logistics, health and technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response. Primary Responsibility: Facilitate Regular Assessment; Monitoring & Evaluation; Oversight Quality Program implementation; Coordination & External Relations; Documentation & Report Writing; Provision of Support. PRIMARY SKILLS: University Degree in Nutrition, Food security and Livelihoods related fields. Agriculture degree. 5 years' experience in the nutrition and/or food security sector applied in emergency response operations. Proven ability to develop and foster external organizational relationships and applied representation skills. Experience working in conflict settings/ insecure environments. Experience in design and implementation of M&E and Early Warning systems. Experience in Market Analysis using either: participatory methods, Decision Tree Tool/MIFIRA. In depth technical understanding of the complexities of food aid management (warehousing, logistics, distribution). In depth understanding of implementing cash & vouchers responses. Clear understanding of the potential risks of cash/ voucher responses related to commodity price inflation and food access - as well as strengths. An understanding of the Coping Strategies Index. An understanding of the role of response analysis in the project cycle. In depth understanding of local/ regional procurement of food aid in order to: stabilize an existing commodity pipelines; address seasonal hunger gaps; provide a rapid emergency response. Strong technical skills in food security, nutrition or related fields. TO APPLY: visit http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2754. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *LIVELIHOOD PROJECT MANAGER FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE
CARE is seeking a Livelihood Manager that will be responsible for the overall programmatic, administrative, human resources and financial aspects of planning, implementing and monitoring livelihood initiatives in Sierra Leone. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. S/he will need to co-ordinate with other team members and CARE staff, especially logistics, health and technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective program. S/he will need to ensure response to immediate food security issues with simultaneous consideration of longer term livelihoods needs and possible scenarios. S/he will take a very active role in technical co-ordination, support and advocacy with other stake holders and technical agencies relevant to the sector. Primary Responsibility: Assessment; Program Design; Response Management and Implementation; Information and Co-ordination; Human Resources and Administration. PRIMARY SKILLS: University Degree in Nutrition , Food security and Livelihoods related fields. Minimum of 5 years of progressively relevant professional working experience in Nutrition, Food security and Livelihoods related activities. While all specialists will need to have a good understanding of the linkages between livelihoods and nutrition, they will usually have a focus on either livelihoods or nutrition. Ensure cross cutting health issues related to nutritional status are regularly monitored. Working experience in Freetown. 3 years' experience in the nutrition and/or livelihoods sector applied in emergency response operations. All specialists must have a thorough understanding of the: Situation Analysis using the Integrated Livelihoods Phase Classification (IPC). Program design using different modalities of Cash transfer and voucher programming; The Operational Guidance for Emergency Relief Staff and Program Managers; Harmonized Training Package; CARE's EPP and Livelihoods specific Contingency Planning processes; CARE HAF and Sphere Livelihoods and Nutrition Standards. All Livelihoods & Nutrition specialists must be familiar with key donor relevant regulations including: FFP (e.g. Reg.11 and PA2M), OFDA (e.g. new guidelines), ECHO (e.g. single form & cash/voucher guidelines), and WFP. TO APPLY: visit http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2755. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *OVC TECHNICAL OFFICER DURHAM, NC OR WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Technical Officer. The OVC Technical Officer will be responsible for knowledge management activities that will contribute to enhance the quality and effectiveness of programs for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and advance FHI 360's technical leadership in this area. The OVC Technical Officer will work with technical oversight from the Technical Advisor for Vulnerable Children and Youth. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors or masters in social work, family studies or child/ youth development or related fields, masters level preferred. At least 3 years of experience in OVC programming. Knowledge management experience highly desirable. Understanding of and familiarity with research utilization. Ability to analyze and synthesize published literature and prepare reports. Field experience in a developing country highly desirable (preferably in Africa). Able to communicate verbally and in writing in an articulate and professional manner. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. To apply, please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15857/ovc-technical- officer/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *TEAM LEADER, NASA CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION STUDY BANGLADESH
MSI is seeking a Team Leader who will be the chief party responsible for technical rigor, study design, data quality oversight and data collection instrument development for the anticipated evaluation. S/he will work closely with MSI home office for purposes of coordination and team management. QUALIFICATIONS: At least 10 years' experience in econometric modeling and conducting cost/benefit assessments, preferably in the context of disaster risk management and/or climate change mitigation. Experience conducting research on developing countries. A master's level degree stressing applied research is required, Ph.D. preferred. Demonstrated experience in leading research teams is a must, including the development of survey research instruments. Demonstrated experience in conducting or facilitating interviews with key informants, groups and households is required. Familiarity with Bangladesh, or climate change issues effecting South Asia more generally, is a plus. Familiarity with NASA's applied sciences teams, the SERVIR program, or GIS software's use in climate policy is a plus. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *SPECIALIST, LABOR MARKET INFORMATION SYSTEM HARMONIZATION AND COORDINATION ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Specialist, Labor Market Information System Harmonization and Coordination. In order to facilitate the implementation of the LMIS-HCF, FHI 360 through the USAID AUP program is recruiting an LMIS Specialist who will be seconded to the AUC. The ideal candidate will have expert technical knowledge of labor statistics and economics as well as strong management and interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively with diverse actors across the African continent. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in statistics, with focus on labor statistics and economics, social science, economics, and/or other science is highly preferred. Bachelor's degree is required. Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience in labor market information systems development (labor statistics, labor market data analysis, and labor software). At least 3-5 years of management experience and proven supervisory ability as well as technical leadership to establish and maintain effective working relationships as both a team member and a team leader. At least 5 years of experience in international organization preferably including Regional Economic Communities. Experience working with a diverse set of stakeholders at regional and international levels. Experience coaching and delivering capacity building training, as well as designing trainings. Ability to identify clients' needs and develop appropriate solutions, and establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients. Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate, implement and review own work plan and those under supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for gender and diversity. Proven ability to write and speak concisely and clearly and communicate effectively. Ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations on key issues by formulating positions, articulating options concisely, and making and defending recommendations. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: please visit https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15822/specialist%2c-labor-market- information-system-harmonization-and-coordination/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *OPERATIONS COORDINATOR ARLINGTON, VA
Management Sciences for Health has posted an opening for an Operations Coordinator who is responsible for two distinct activities, firstly for coordinating and disseminating operational information and systems to the project at large and serving as the international travel coordinator for the Program Management Office (PMO), and secondly, supporting the senior management team in preparing, monitoring and reporting on the projects annual work plans. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree; previous experience with travel preferred. Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet competing deadlines with attention to detail and quality. Demonstrated competence in word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications. English fluency required. For more information and to apply please go online to www.msh.org/careers/index.cfm. Vacancy no: 13-8364
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PSI has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.psi.org/jobs
*ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN WASHINGTON, DC OR GUATEMALA
There is an opening for an Associate Program Manager to help us provide support to PSI's social marketing programs in the Latin America and Caribbean region. REQUIRES: someone with strong business and analytical abilities (especially with numbers) and the belief that "the devil is in details". An ideal candidate has worked in the private sector with focus on start-up projects or social businesses. Experience with marketing, particularly around new product development, testing, and implementation as well as working on and leading marketing technical support is a plus. Master's degree in a relevant subject (MBA, MIA, etc.) strongly preferred; however, equivalent experience may suffice. At least two years' experience developing/ evaluating financial reports (from a business or donor angle), experience working in a start-up, or marketing and brand management with a preference for fast moving consumer goods.
*SENIOR ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER WASHINGTON, DC
PSI has posted an opening for a Senior Associate Program Manager for the Malaria and Child Survival department (MCSD). This position will handle the program management aspects of several centrally funded grants. REQUIRES: We're looking for someone who has a master's degree in a relevant subject (MBA, MIA, etc.) or the equivalent experience. But more importantly we want someone who knows the ins & outs of PSI (or can pick it up quick) because they've got two plus years office experience or managing programs in the field. You've got knowledge of USAID and others in the international donor community. Ideally you've got two years' work experience in a developing country.
****************************** *CONTRACTUAL TO SUPPORT NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BANKS IN GREEN FINANCE WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank has posted an opening for a Consultant. This consultancy requires particular expertise on the knowledge of climate change mitigation and practices by local financial institutions in promoting green finance. And in-depth understanding of climate change, sustainable energy and green finance issues in the LAC Region. The purpose of support is to provide quality control of work being undertaken by other consultancies underway and provide technical backstopping to client NDBs. REQUIRES: University and Masters' degrees in economics, energy, finance, environmental engineering, or a related discipline. At least ten (10) years of relevant working experience in the LAC Region with development of energy new financial products, climate finance and green financial instruments. Substantive experience and record of accomplishment in project management of climate change and sustainable energy projects in public and private sector in the LAC Region. Previous work with international organizations/ multilateral institutions and in the LAC region is strongly preferable. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1500004885
****************************** ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks applicants for the following positions. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en
*STATISTICIAN(S) - GENERIC VACANCY PARIS
The OECD is launching a recruitment campaign for Statistician(s) to cover the full cycle of statistical activities from data collection, data management and analysis, to data dissemination for specific statistical subject matters. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree or equivalent, preferably in statistics, economics, mathematics, or a scientific field and a good knowledge of statistical databases and information technology (including basic programming). Experience in the production and/or use of statistics including documentation on sources, definitions, coverage, methodology, reliability and comparability gained in an international or national statistical office. Experience in the analysis of complex macro- and micro-level data. Experience in statistical concepts and applied econometric techniques. Closing date: 9/15/15. Job Number: 10034
*POLICY ANALYST - TRADE UNION ADVISORY COMMITTEE PARIS
TUAC is looking for a Policy Analyst to work on Economic, Employment and Social Policy issues. The selected person will report to the General Secretary of TUAC. S/He will assume responsibilities in the following areas, which mirror key issues at the OECD level: Economic Policy, Employment Labour and Social Affairs, and Social Security and Health Policy. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree or equivalent qualification in economics is desirable. Three or more years' experience working in the trade union movement on economic policy issues, preferably in both a national and an international setting. Closing date: 8/16/15. Job Number: 10042
****************************** *SENIOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
The United Nations seeks a Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-5) in New York. Duties: Manages the Strategic Planning, Communications and Outreach Team of the WHS, including planning, prioritizing and coordinating the work carried out by the different functional areas under his/her responsibility including the coordination of regional consultations; the launch of an interactive web-platform for online consultations; resource mobilization; communications, outreach and advocacy. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Five years of relevant experience at the international level is required. Experience in resource mobilization, communications, outreach and advocacy within a humanitarian context is required. Management experience at a senior level 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: 9/6/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-44042-R-NEW YORK (X)
****************************** *NATHAN ASSOCIATES ARLINGTON, VA
Nathan Associates seeks candidates for three senior level positions within our International Practice in Arlington, VA. TO APPLY: for any of these positions, please conduct a keyword search of the specific title in our consultant database (http://curaportal.mindscope.com/NATHAN04053_cura/aspx/jobsearch.asp) and follow the application steps at the bottom of the job description. If you have already registered in our database, please logon via our returning consultant page (http://www.nathaninc.com/Careers/Resources/UpdateProfile ). For all positions permanent US work authorization is required. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Nathan Associates Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.
*SENIOR ECONOMIST, INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS PRACTICE ARLINGTON, VA
The successful candidate should have a passion for applied economics and will serve several functions: provide thought leadership to IDE, identify new business development opportunities and generate new business, ascertain growth opportunities for IDE, provide technical assistance to economic development projects, supervise ongoing international projects; and develop and mentor junior economists in the IDE unit. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in economics or finance, Ph.D. preferred. Minimum 15 years of experience working on applied international development issues and conducting country and/or regional analysis in a government, industry or academic setting. Experience in project management including oversight of the identification and fielding of technical experts. Extensive experience working on donor-funded (preferably USAID) projects. 5+ years professional field experience in a developing country setting. Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in a pertinent foreign language. Expertise in trade capacity building and business enabling environment reform.
*MANAGING DIRECTOR, ECONOMIC POLICY & GOVERNANCE UNIT ARLINGTON, VA
Reporting to the VP, International Development Economics, the MD will primarily be responsible for identifying and pursuing business opportunities drawing on the firm's reputation in applied economics, economic development, and public financial management and leveraging expertise in other practice areas. S/he will lead junior economists and support staff and oversee a portfolio of long-term projects that provide technical assistance in PFM, economic policy reform, and analysis to developing countries. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in economics with training in international economics, development, public finance, or financial economics. 10+ years of experience working on projects funded by donor agencies. Experience in business development, proposal management, and substantive proposal writing. Short- term consulting experience in developing countries. Experience in two or more of the following areas: macroeconomics, microeconomics, fiscal policy/tax administration, banking/finance, or governance. Foreign language skills preferred.
*PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE FOR TRADE FACILITATION (TF), INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS ARLINGTON, VA
Travel required to the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Responsibilities include leading proposal preparation and management, preparing reports for clients, developing proprietary TF tools/methodologies, serving as project director, building internal TF capacity. Applicants must be self-directed and demonstrate an aptitude to work in a team environment, both as a leader and team player, and possess excellent management, communication, business development, and proposal and project management skills. Required QUALIFICATIONS: MBA, M.A., or M.S. degree in relevant field. 12+ experience in customs and trade facilitation, preferably with donor-funded projects in developing countries. Previous experience working in developing countries preferred. Experience in project management and/or new business development. Experience in trade facilitation issues, including customs, border management, and transit issues. Proficiency in French, Arabic or Spanish preferred.
****************************** *SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR EDUCATION AND PROTECTION WASHINGTON, DC
Plan International USA welcomes applicants who are looking for an exciting new challenge in their career. If you are eager to make a difference in the world and want your next job to be dedicated to supporting communities as they break the cycle of poverty, this Senior Director role may be for you. We are looking for people who want to lead and grow a diverse and growing portfolio and be part of a dynamic and committed team, and who are not afraid to take risks. If you are a strong leader with extensive USAID project and business development experience in education and protection, we look forward to hearing from you. Position Summary: The Senior Director has overall responsibility for the performance of Plan USA's Education and Protection Practice Area. S/he will execute USNO's strategic vision and link it to new business and program implementation opportunities. This position is responsible for growing the market share with USG, multilateral, foundation, and corporate funders to maximize Plan revenue and influence in the education and protection fields. The Sr. Director will provide technical direction and management oversight to ensure the successful implementation of Plan's multi-country grant-funded project portfolio; organize and supervise a team of in-house technical specialists from across the organization; engage with Plan's Federation-wide education and protection network; represent Plan at technical conferences, symposia, etc.; lead related research and documentation efforts; and develop strategic partnerships with other USAID implementing organizations. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Sr. Director will bring knowledge of global best practices, incorporate innovative approaches to education, and build synergies with protection and resilience. The Education and Protection Practice as a whole focuses on quality education, literacy, community engagement in education, literacy, teaching, early childhood care and development, inclusion, gender based violence, and systems and support for OVC at all levels. The Senior Director works collaboratively with the Business Development Unit (BDU), Plan country offices (CO) and regional offices (RO), and practice team members to identify, track, design and write proposals; and contributes to recruitment of key personnel, scoping trips, partnership development, and intelligence gathering. This full-time, benefitted position reports to the Senior Vice President, International Programs and is based in the Washington, D.C. office. Roles and Responsibilities: Technical Leadership: Responsible for the overall quality of technical leadership and services. Ensures the practice staff work closely with the Plan network of country and regional offices and projects within the USNO portfolio to capture technical achievements, lessons learned, and best practices to create growth and impact. Works collaboratively with Plan's Individuals, Marketing and Corporations (IMC) team and the Senior Advisor for Policy and Program Outreach to create an outreach and information dissemination plan which builds Plan's technical reputation and competitive position through staff participation in conferences, seminars, social media and the press. Business Development and Growth: In collaboration with the BDU, foundation and corporate teams identifies and assesses technical capabilities and funders' trends that inform annual new business plans and technical requirements for proposal support. Participates in setting bidding priorities. Leads the development of a multi-year, multi-client plan to expand Plan's work in the practice's technical areas, focusing on products and services that address local needs in consultation with country offices and regional offices and to respond to donor demands. Responsible for cultivating and maintaining a network of viable COP candidates for USG bids and projects. Provides leadership in marketing the practice's portfolio and supports marketing and sales plans undertaken by IMC and BDU. Participates in building recognition of Plan International USA's brand and reputation as a thought leader by participating in public relations, advocacy, marketing, and social media events and campaigns and requiring the same of his/her team. Provides leadership and coordinates Plan's response to all technical elements of proposals - including technical design and reviews. Contributes significantly to funding opportunity identification, intelligence gathering, donor liaison, and partnership development. Responsible for growing and maintaining strategic client relationships with donors and partners, and serving as a senior technical point of contact with donors and the Plan Federation. Project Management: Coordinates with the COs and ROs and the Senior Manager, Operations and Director of Finance, IP to ensure effective and efficient project management including the financial, technical and management performance as measured through project revenue, project impact, and feedback from the client. Encourages a work culture of excellence, integrity and accountability. Talent Management: Exercises overall responsibility for the performance of all staff engaged in the practice. Ensures the effective utilization of the staff on project, proposal and thought leadership initiatives. Ensures the career development of staff. Holds team members accountable for setting performance and development goals and providing consistent feedback for their employees. Participates in talent management processes to identify, develop and retain high potential employees. Ensures staff has the required training and skills to successfully carry out their work. Qualifications: Education and Experience: Minimum of Master's Degree in relevant discipline required; PhD degree preferred. 10+ years professional experience with demonstrated evidence of increased leadership and management responsibilities. 3+ years overseas experience strongly preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A rich technical and management background and experience in education and protection related fields. Advanced knowledge of international development and field-based programming. Knowledge of and networking with the U.S. development community, both in the U.S. and in the field. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills, including working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Skills in building consensus and integrated work teams. Strong consultation and facilitation skills. Strong project management skills. Problem identification and resolution skills; ability to balance interests of varied stakeholders. Ability to travel internationally. Ability to use initiative and independent judgment. Ability to set priorities and work with deadlines. Knowledge of a foreign language (French or Spanish) a plus. Physical and Mental Demands: International travel is expected, sometimes with short notice. The successful candidate must be resilient, capable of maintaining a calm, professional focus under busy and time-sensitive conditions. In turn, Plan strives to create a flexible work environment that allows for compensatory time for extensive travel and the privilege to work remotely at times, in accordance with our policy. Work environment: Plan offers a collaborative and engaging work atmosphere with opportunities exchange ideas with a diverse and passionate workforce, as well as to take initiatives. Plan USA operates in accordance with its core values of Accountability, Passion, Integrity, Respect and Excellence ("AsPIRE"). TO APPLY: Plan seeks to fill this position as quickly as possible. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via our website: www.planusa.org/jobopps. The closing date is August 14, 2015.
****************************** *NUTRITION SPECIALIST VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks a Nutrition Specialist (P-4) in Vienna. As a team member reporting to the Section Head, the Nutrition Specialist will formulate and implement nutrition projects to combat malnutrition in all its forms in IAEA Member States. REQUIRES: Doctorate Degree in nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, physiology or a related field. Minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience in nutrition, including at least 5 years of experience with nuclear techniques in nutrition and experience with nutritional interventions in developing countries. Experience with international project coordination. Teaching experience an asset. Recent publications in international peer reviewed journals and/or other relevant publications. Fluency in written and spoken English. Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish an asset. Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A- 1400 Vienna, Austria. Closing date: 9/1/15. Vacancy no: 2015/0232
****************************** *RESIDENT TAX ADMINISTRATION ADVISOR, AFRITAC SOUTH PORT LOUIS, MAURITIUS
The Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is seeking to recruit a Resident Tax Administration Advisor to be based at the Southern Africa Technical Assistance Center (AFRITAC South or AFS), based in Port Louis, Mauritius. The Advisor will assist AFS member countries in the development and implementation of tax administration reforms. REQUIRES: The technical skills and qualifications required for this position include a high level of knowledge in the areas of: (1) legislative and regulatory environment for tax administration; (2) organization, strategic planning and management of a tax administration agency; (3) the use of information technology to support effective and efficient tax administration operations and management; (4) a wide range of tax administration technical procedures and controls; (5) policies and activities in the fields of tax audit, compliance, and enforcement; and (6) international best practices in tax administration. TO APPLY: Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to apply online at https://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/db/index.htm. Job Number: 1500632. Closing date: 8/15/15.
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