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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated October 31, 2014


Copyright 2014. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.
HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISER, CAPACITY BUILDING CO-ORDINATOR WARSAW
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted an opening for a Human Rights Adviser in Warsaw. Duties: Identifying, developing and implementing capacity building programmatic activities and projects on key human rights areas of concern for/with government authorities, NHRIs, non-governmental organizations and OSCE structures and missions. REQUIRES: University degree in law, political science, international relations, or social sciences, with a specialization in human rights; possession of an advanced university degree in a related field is desirable. A minimum of six years of progressively responsible and relevant professional experience in the field of human rights, including experience at the international level and preferably in an advisory function. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing capacity building activities, including experience in designing and implementing projects. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html. Closing date: 11/6/14. Vacancy no: VNODIP00504
****************************** DEPUTY DIRECTOR, CHILD AND YOUTH PROTECTION AND EDUCATION NEW YORK
The IRC seeks a seasoned manager with an outstanding track record leading programs for children and youth in conflict, post-conflict and disaster-affected settings for a new Deputy Director position within the Child and Youth Protection and Development Technical Unit. The Deputy Director's primary responsibility will be to ensure that the technical support provided by the CYPD to IRC's programs around the world is effective and efficient, responsive to context, and based on or generating evidence about what works for children and youth. The Deputy Director will ensure that the three existing technical teams in education, child protection and youth & livelihoods are cohesive, motivated and structured in a way that will create efficiencies and success. S/he will represent the IRC's children's programs in both internal and external high- level forums, events and meetings, and will support the Senior Director to establish new partnerships and increased funds for IRC's child and youth programs. TO APPLY: Please apply online at: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=11092
****************************** DIRECTOR OF SURVEY RESEARCH BANGLADESH
Democracy International (DI) seeks a Director of Survey Research to design and manage its existing and future research activities. DI is implementing USAID's Democratic Participation and Reform program, which seeks to promote broader participation in Bangladeshi Political parties, especially by women and young people, to encourage support for internal political party reform, to strengthen the capacity of parties to access and utilize information, and to improve the environment for more responsive politics. The applicant must have experience designing and managing public opinion polls in challenging environments. The applicant should have experience working with political parties and should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the political and governance use of public opinion research. In addition to design and implementation of survey instruments, the applicant will manage the research department of Democracy International's Bangladesh offices. The successful candidate will also have experience working internationally, preferably on a political party or civil society program. Qualified candidates will be flexible, culturally sensitive, and practical leaders with strong management and interpersonal skills. TO APPLY: For additional details and to apply visit: https://jobs.democracyinternational.com/jobs/329123.
****************************** COUNTRY DIRECTOR LIMA, PERU
Innovations for Poverty Action seeks a Country Director based in Lima, Peru to oversee Peru-Bolivia-Paraguay country programs. This position provides a unique opportunity to be closely involved in policy-relevant research and to work with top academics and policy makers. Country Directors oversee multiple impact evaluations at a time in a range of sectors, including education, financial inclusion and enterprise development, and health. REQUIRES: a Master's degree in international affairs, international public policy, development economics, field related to international economic development. A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience. Requires excellent communication skills in both English and Spanish. TO APPLY: Interested candidates, please apply online at www.poverty-action.org
****************************** HEAD OF ECONOMY & PEACEBUILDING, PEACEBUILDING ISSUES PROGRAMME LONDON
International Alert is seeking a Head of Economy & Peacebuilding, Peacebuilding Issues Programme in London. We are recruiting a hands-on leader to join our Peacebuilding Issues Programme (PIP), which consists of a team of experts focusing on research, advocacy and training, and on specific issues such as the economic aspects of peace, environment and climate change, governance and gender. The team generates thinking and ideas and delivers practical support on peacebuilding issues and methods. You will manage a team within PIP providing conceptual, strategic and practical leadership and support for Alert's work understanding economic factors of peacebuilding and influencing the economic policies and practices of governments, international organizations and businesses to ensure they are conflict-sensitive and conducive to peace. To be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent for applying a high-level conceptual analysis to generate practical ideas, and tailoring and communicating these to diverse audiences with authority and empathy. You have a proven track record of leading a team to develop and implement solutions that make a positive difference on specific political economy and conflict-sensitivity issues in fragile and conflict affected states and you possess a track record of developing successful strategies and project proposals. Having worked in at least one fragile and conflict-affected context for a minimum of two years, you will have at least five years' experience contributing to knowledge and understanding of political economy and peacebuilding. You will have two years or more experience of managing a team and at least two years of experience working with international institutions, businesses or governments on economic issues. For the full job requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short- listing), please visit http://www.international-alert.org/jobs. In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for. TO APPLY: please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to jobs@international-alert.org, both of which can be found under 'Downloads'. Please note we do not accept CVs and previous applicants need not apply. Closing date: Sunday 23rd November 2014. Interview dates: Initial telephone interviews will take place week commencing 8th December 2014.
****************************** OXFAM AMERICA
Oxfam America has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.oxfamamerica.org/whoweare/jobs/available-positions
PROJECT MANAGER, DEVATAR PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA
The Project Manager oversees project staff and budgets in line with the project objectives to ensure quality outcomes. The Project Manager leads in the formation and implementation of project strategy. REQUIRES: Advanced degree or equivalent in development sector subjects, business or Information technology. Minimum 3 years professional experience in a related field, including a relevant social justice or political environment and at least 2 years in an administration/ management position. Excellent communications skills, particularly writing and public speaking. Ability to contribute to the success of project teams as either a leader or team-member. Ability to effectively organize and communicate in multi-cultural environments.
AID EFFECTIVENESS POLICY & ADVOCACY ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
A key element of this role will be to lead & implement the aid effectiveness team's launch in early 2015 of new research and advocacy materials on how Official Development Assistance (ODA) can better support citizen accountability efforts and reduce corruption. REQUIRES: Bachelors' degree in Political science, public policy, Development Studies or related field, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Five to seven years of experience working in policy and advocacy towards the US government, with a demonstrated record of accomplishment; Experience working in public campaigning, whether in the political, corporate or non- profit sectors; A demonstrated commitment to social justice and human rights and democratic governance.
****************************** ANALYST, OPERATIONAL MONSANTO, PORTUGAL
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Analyst (Operational) (A-2) in Monsanto. The Analyst (Operational) will provide analytical and research skills and contribute to the analysis and reports produced by JALLC. REQUIRES: University degree in International Studies, History, Social sciences, Political Science, Public Administration, Law, Operations Research, Military Studies or related discipline and 3 years function related experience. 3 years' practical experience of research or analysis; Track record applying analytical techniques to problem solving; Experience working in project teams; Experience of writing project reports. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 11/9/14. Vacancy no: JALLC-A2-1
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
CHIEF, PEACEKEEPING INFORMATION MANAGEMENT UNIT NEW YORK
A Chief, Peacekeeping Information Management Unit (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Head and manage the work of the Peacekeeping Information Management Unit. Support the Chief of Staff in ensuring effective integration and management of DPKO and DFS and Field Missions in the area of Information Management and records management. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in archival, information science, information management , social science or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in information management, modern archives management, record keeping or related area is required. Experience with UN or international standards on information security classification is desirable. Experience in peacekeeping information management is desirable. Closing date: 12/12/14. Vacancy no: 14-IMA-DPKO-37759- R-NEW YORK (R)
PROGRAMME OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: provides substantive and programmatic support to the Director in discharging his/her responsibilities. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, human resources management, law, or social sciences. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in programme management, policy, legal, administration, human resources management or related field is required. Experience drafting/ editing reports and correspondence and editing the writing of others is required. Closing date: 12/12/14. Vacancy no: 14-MPA-DM-37794-R-NEW YORK(G)
HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER GENEVA
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in Geneva. The Humanitarian Affairs Officer will identify potential candidates for humanitarian coordination leadership positions in the field (UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator posts) and thereby facilitate the enlargement of the Humanitarian Coordination Pool; secure endorsement by relevant Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) bodies of policy papers on key normative issues relating to the humanitarian coordination leadership function; and contribute to the outreach and advocacy activities of the Unit on issues relating to the humanitarian coordination leadership function. 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. minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, international development, or peacekeeping operations both at Headquarters and in the field, of which at least five years at the international level is required. Closing date: 12/8/14. Vacancy no: 14-HRA-OCHA-37484-R-GENEVA (X)
****************************** DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UNRWA OPERATIONS (PROGRAMMES) GAZA
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has posted an opening for a Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations (Programmes) (P-5) in Gaza. The Deputy Director will contribute to the Field's strategic and operational plans and budgets, guide and direct specialist staff, respond to emerging needs, manage staff performance and ensure optimal use of resources. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree from an accredited educational institution in political science, social science, public or business administration, or international relations supplemented by studies in management (where required). At least 10 years of experience in programme management including at least six years managing large-scale, multi-sector programmes in a large governmental or international organization, working internationally outside one's home country. Significant experience in managing large teams. Excellent command of written and spoken English. TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a completed UN Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF is available in PDF or MS WORD Format and can therefore be down-loaded or printed out. Completed PHF's and CV's can be sent by: email to: unrwa-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: 11/12/14. Vacancy no: 14-FO- GA-55
****************************** INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks candidates for the following positions. 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.
PROGRAMME OFFICER, PDS VIENNA, AUSTRIA
A Programme Officer, PDS (P-3) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Under the overall guidance of the Director of PACT and the direct supervision of the Section Head PACT Programme Design Section (SH-PACT PDS), the Programme Officer, PDS contributes knowledge and professional skills to the development and implementation of PACT programmatic activities in the overall context of the IAEA's technical cooperation efforts. This involves close cooperation with the TC Regional Divisions in the gathering and coordination of demand for PACT services raised by Member States, in particular through the establishment and renewal of Country Programme Frameworks (CPFs). REQUIRES: University degree in international development, public health, public/ business administration or management. Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme development and management, preferably in an international setting and with a focus on health development. Previous experience in the development of professional service offerings and/or programme design, monitoring and evaluation highly desirable. Closing date: 11/11/14. Vacancy no: 2014/144.
ASSOCIATE PARTNERSHIP OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
An Associate Partnership Officer (P-2) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of PACT and the Senior Health Systems Strengthening Specialist, the Associate Partnership Officer provides support to the strategic, need- driven, results-oriented and coordinated approach to the establishment and strengthening of partnerships with WHO and other implementation partners. The Associate Partnership Officer supports active liaison with relevant internal and external stakeholders within the IAEA; the integration of implementation partnerships into pertinent PACT strategies (including on resource mobilization and outreach and communication); and assisting in positioning PACT implementation partnerships within an overall, comprehensive cancer control framework that takes into account activities implemented through the TC programme and the Division of Human Health (NAHU). REQUIRES: University degree in management, public health, social sciences, international relations or another relevant field. Minimum of two years of experience in the development and management of technical cooperation or development-related programmes, preferably in the area of health. Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of any other official IAEA language (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) highly desirable. Closing date: 11/11/14. Vacancy no: 2014/146.
****************************** EXTERNAL MEMBERS OF THE SANCTIONS COMMITTEE WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks Members of the Sanctions Committee who are responsible, under the scope of IDB Group's Sanctions Procedures, as well as other applicable anticorruption policies and rules, for determining whether, in the case of an appeal, a preponderance of the evidence supports a finding that a party has engaged in a Prohibited Practice. In case of an appeal, such evidence is provided to the Committee by each of the IDB Office of Institutional Integrity and parties who are subject to the proceedings of the Sanctions Committee. The Sanctions Committee imposes sanctions on parties that it determines have engaged in a Prohibited Practice. REQUIRES: Master's in law, corporate compliance, international procurement, auditing, forensic accounting or equivalent advanced degree in related field. Minimum of 10 years of related professional experience in law, anti-corruption and institutional integrity, international procurement, auditing, or related fields, with 5 years at an international level. Direct experience with operations and systems within other international development institutions is desirable. Language: Oral and written fluency in English and Spanish is required. Knowledge in Portuguese or French is also desirable. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1400006581. Closing date: 11/6/14.
****************************** 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
JUNIOR POLICY ANALYSTS PARIS
We are looking for Junior Policy Analysts to contribute to work by carrying out desk research, drafting, field mission preparation and participation, communication and event organization. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in public administration, public policy, economics, political economy, public law or a related discipline. One to two years of experience in research and analysis, preferably in the domain of public administration management or legal activities, in a national government, academic institution, civil society organization and/or an international institution. Experience in dealing with multiple stakeholders, organization of events and missions, horizontal activities in an international context. Experience of working in a national administration, would be an advantage. Closing date: 11/8/14. Job Number: 09517
TAX POLICY ANALYSTS PARIS
We are currently seeking Tax Policy Analysts to contribute to our work on both Exchange Of Information on Request (EOIR) and Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI). As members of a small team of professionals, the successful candidates will be involved in a variety of activities including the preparation of peer review reports for EOIR and AEOI, the development of Terms of Reference and Methodologies for reviews and the provision of training and technical assistance to member jurisdictions to enable them to implement the standards and to benefit from the new environment of transparency. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree, or equivalent, in law or other relevant disciplines (e.g. economics) preferably with a specialization in taxation and/or taxation policy. A minimum of three years' experience in international tax law or administration, providing advice to governments on international tax policy or administration issues and/or experience as a tax examiner/ advisor. Experience of complex tax projects involving different inter-organizational and/or inter-governmental stakeholder groups. Closing date: 11/8/14. Job Number: 09525.
****************************** REPRESENTATIVE NAIROBI, KENYA
UNICEF, the world's leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Representative (D-1) in Nairobi, Kenya. Under general supervision by the Regional Director, responsible for overall development, formulation, conception and management of UNICEF Country Programme of Cooperation (Medium to large size CO), approved by the Executive Board. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines. Thirteen years of relevant professional work experience. Experience in programme/ projects management. Building strategic alliances and partnerships and resource mobilization. International and Developing country work experience and field work experience. TO APPLY: send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, and a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting the vacancy number to: recruit.SSR@unicef.org. Closing date: 11/10/14.
****************************** *POLICY LIAISON ADVISOR JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN
Concordis International has posted an opening for a Policy Liaison Advisor in Juba. Concordis International has been engaged in South Sudan and Sudan since 1999, facilitating dialogue between actors on different sides of conflict. In 2009, Concordis established an office in Juba to deepen our engagement in peace and conflict issues in South Sudan and Sudan. Since 2010 our work has focused increasingly on peacebuilding along the South Sudan-Sudan border, specifically within the context of cross-border migration. We do this by working with local communities on both sides of the borderline and simultaneously engaging high-level actors in South Sudan and Sudan to ensure the formation of policies and practices in the interest of local communities and overall peaceful relations between the two countries. The Policy Liaison Advisor will be responsible for the project's strategic communications, government liaison, advocacy of the key recommendations resulting from Concordis-facilitated dialogues, and analysis of national/ international developments relevant to the programme. This position is pivotal for the establishment and nourishment of key high-level relationships and overall program design to ensure continuity across activities and policy areas. The ideal candidate has considerable analytical and technical experience in peacebuilding, as well as diplomacy and policy development. This role offers the chance to contribute to policy development and cross-border peace processes. TO APPLY: For full details please go to our website recruitment page and download the full Job Description, person Specification and Application form. http://concordis-international.org/about-us/jobs-and- internships/. Send application form to hr@concordis-international.org. The closing date is 31st October 2014.
****************************** *GENDER IN EMERGENCIES ADVISOR JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN
CARE is seeking a Gender in Emergencies Advisor who will be the Country Office's focal point for ensuring these strategic objectives are followed and incorporated in all program planning and implementation. Expected Travel: up to 50%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. CARE and partners will promote gender- sensitive programming at all stages including targeting, prioritization, participation and monitoring. In addition, CARE and partners will endeavor to assess, design and implement appropriate actions to support men and women to cope with the specific challenges they endure. The position will be guided by the CI GIE Strategy and ensure that CARE South Sudan's approach to GIE is consistent with our global approach. The Gender Advisor will mainly focus on the programme of Peace Under Construction alongside with other country programmes to support and lead in gender issues. The Peace under Construction Programme will address strengthening local capacities for peace building and gender empowerment, improving government capacity and legitimacy and creating a peace-dividend for women and youth to eliminate the breeding ground for violent conflict and gender based violence and, thereby, laying the basis for structural poverty reduction in South Sudan. Primary Responsibilities: Ensure gender-sensitive programming across CARE's work; Capacity Building of staff and partners related to Gender Sensitivity; Contribute to gender sensitive program development; Coordination and Advocacy. PRIMARY SKILLS: Development studies and experience with organizational assessment and development. At least five years working in gender sensitive programming and gender in conflict environment or equivalent experience. Five to ten years of experience in not-for-profit organization with experience in complex emergency environments. Extensive experience conducting gender analysis and implementation of gender sensitive approaches. Experience in training and/or coaching of civil society organizations. Excellent communication and writing skills. Strong networking capability. Ability to organize and facilitate training sessions. Ability to develop capacity building frameworks and work plans. Experience in designing gender programs. Good analytical skills including data analysis and good reporting/ writing skills. Language - Arabic. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 488. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** *SENIOR RESEARCHER NEW YORK OR WASHINGTON, DC
Human Rights Watch has posted an opening for highly-qualified applicants for the position of Senior Researcher. REQUIRES: An advanced (graduate) degree in international relations, journalism, law, Latin American regional studies, social sciences and/or extensive experience in human rights or related work are required. Minimum five years' experience working on human rights or related issues, preferably in Latin America. Fluency in English and Spanish are required. For more information and to apply visit www.hrw.org/en/about/jobs/.
****************************** *CHIEF TECHNICAL ADVISOR - ELECTORAL REFORM PROGRAMME DHAKA, BANGLADESH
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Chief Technical Advisor, Electoral Reform Programme (P-5) in Bangladesh. The Chief Technical Adviser (CTA) under the supervision of the Country Director will provide high quality strategic advice to the Chief Election Commissioner on overall electoral matters. She/he will also provide strategic directions for the development of electoral policy and reform and the consolidation of institutional capacity of the ECB. The SEMB is a key pillar for the Governance Cluster of UNDP Bangladesh. The CTA will play an essential role as interlocutors to build synergies and enhance cooperation with other programmes and stakeholders. REQUIRES: Master's degree related to democratic governance and development such as political science, economics and other relevant areas of social science. A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience including of professional experience in senior programme/ project management in the field of elections. Proven capacity and experience in providing electoral advice in developing countries in transitional contexts. Prior experience in managing and coordinating multi-donor electoral assistance project (design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation). Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 10/31/14.
****************************** *PROVINCIAL ADVISOR, CRRI KARBALA, IRAQ
MSI is seeking a Provincial Advisor who will work with local government in their respective provinces, facilitating linkages between the project, the GOs, and other partner entities such as NGOs. The Advisor will also provide technical assistance to the partner GO in the fields of strategic planning, project planning, project management, and more. QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of education with a minimum of a BA/BS degree in Economics, Finance, Public Administration, or other relevant field is required. Additional professional certifications or training will be viewed favorably. Minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience in a professional, technical, or administrative management field is required. In-depth understanding of the designated province, its governance structures, communities, and recent flows and effects of IDPs populations. Full fluency in Arabic and English in speaking, reading, and writing is required. Documented prior experience working for or with the GoI entities (particularly the relevant GO) is extremely beneficial. Prior experience with USG projects is highly desirable. Professional knowledge of USG compliance requirements is desirable. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *PROVINCIAL ADVISOR, CRRI KIRKUK, IRAQ
MSI is seeking a Provincial Advisor who will work with local government in their respective provinces, facilitating linkages between the project, the GOs, and other partner entities such as NGOs. The Advisor will also provide technical assistance to the partner GO in the fields of strategic planning, project planning, project management, and more. QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of education with a minimum of a BA/BS degree in Economics, Finance, Public Administration, or other relevant field is required. Additional professional certifications or training will be viewed favorably. Minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience in a professional, technical, or administrative management field is required. In-depth understanding of the designated province, its governance structures, communities, and recent flows and effects of IDPs populations. Full fluency in Arabic and English in speaking, reading, and writing is required. Documented prior experience working for or with the GoI entities (particularly the relevant GO) is extremely beneficial. Prior experience with USG projects is highly desirable. Professional knowledge of USG compliance requirements is desirable. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *MIDSTREAM OIL SECTOR ADVISORS, ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM PROJECT BAGHDAD
MSI is implementing the Iraq Administrative Reform Project (Tarabot). Tarabot is currently seeking a number of short- or long-term consultants to serve as Midstream Oil Sector Advisors to the Government of Iraq. The Midstream Oil Sector Advisor is expected to provide analyses, advice, and solutions to representatives from the GoI Ministry of Oil (MoO) as well as the management of Tarabot. Work includes a variety of complex analyses and creative problem-solving focused on issues facing the MoO, particularly in its midstream operations (piping, storage, transport management, export/ wholesale marketing). The advisor will be required to establish and maintain relationships with high-level GoI counterparts. These positions are based in Baghdad, Iraq. QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced university degree in engineering, procurement or other technical discipline. 10+ years of experience in the oil and gas sector, with emphasis on project management, procurement, and supply chain management. Previous work experience in oil and gas industry in the Middle East/ North Africa region. Full fluency in English, written and spoken, is required. Proficiency in Arabic is advantageous but not required. Professional PSCM qualification (MCIPS) or equivalent is preferred. Knowledge of international oil sector supply chain management systems, such as Ariba, Backbone, SAP and the MS software suite, SharePoint, Access, etc. is beneficial. 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
****************************** ABA RULE OF LAW INITIATIVE
The ABA Rule of Law Initiative has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit http://www.abanet.org/rol/opportunities/ opportunities-home.shtml
*CRIMINAL PROCEDURE PROJECT CONSULTANT LIMA SUR, PERU
ABA ROLI Peru has posted openings for two consultants (Main Consultant and Project Consultant) to assist in the development of a local implementation plan for criminal procedure reform in the judicial district of Lima Sur. REQUIRES: Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Accounting, or similar field; Studies in public management related to justice administration; At least five (5) years of general work experience in the field of public administration.
*CRIMINAL PROCEDURE REFORM LIMA SUR, PERU
ABA ROLI Peru has posted openings for consultants (Main Consultant and Project Consultant) to assist in the development of a local implementation plan for criminal procedure reform in the judicial district of Lima Sur. REQUIRES: Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Accounting, or similar field; Graduate level studies in Business Administration; Five (5) years of professional work experience; Experience developing at least two (2) management strategy and/or operational processes for either the public or private sector.
*LEGAL EDUCATION REFORM ADVISOR CAIRO, EGYPT
The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative has posted an opening for a Legal Education Advisor (LEA) to coordinate technical assistance to law schools, including training and other technical guidance. REQUIRES: 10 years of experience as a law school administrator, professor, clinical professor, or as a continuing legal education program manager or trainer. At least 3-5 years practical experience in participatory teaching methodologies, curriculum, and course development.
****************************** ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES
The Organization of American States has posted openings for the following positions. TO APPLY: Applicants must submit electronically the following documents: OAS Application Form (Form 60); Cover Letter: describing the reasons for which you want to work at the General Secretariat of the OAS; and Resume (Curriculum Vitae). The documents must be submitted by e-mail as attachments to jobapplications@oas.org Subject: Vacancy number - Last name, First Initial. The application form is available at http://www.oas.org/EN/PINFO/HR/job.htm
*JUNIOR LEGAL OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
A Jr. Legal Officer (P-01) is sought in Washington, DC. Within the delegated authority provide legal advice on specific laws, rules and regulations as well as in reference to specific documents (e.g. treaties, agreements, policies, etc.) in response to questions and queries; provide interpretation of GS/OAS legal documents, policies, provisions and procedures. Assist in all stages of development of technical and legal documents, policies, procedures and guidelines in the area of work taking into account the OAS rules and policies and the UN system practices; conducing background research/ studies and preparing reports; as assigned, assist in the preparation of drafts of legal documents/ policies; draft amendments and/or revisions of official documents, manuals and related texts. REQUIRES: First University Degree (Bachelor) in Law or a related field issued by a duly accredited institution and 1 year of relevant experience, including internship(s) in similar positions at national and/or international level. Desirable: Experience or knowledge of the OAS mandates and priorities as related to the area of work and/or the dynamics of the Inter-American agenda and system. Experience at the international level, preferably in an international public organization. Experience in judicial structures and procedures. Case management and preparation; litigation experience. Closing date: 10/31/14. Vacancy no: ST-EO/82/14
*LEGAL OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
A Legal Officer (P-02) is sought in Washington, DC. Duties: Provide legal advice to the General Secretariat, and OAS organs, agencies, and entities on specific laws, rules and regulations as well as in reference to specific documents (e.g. treaties, agreements, policies, etc.) in response to questions and queries; provide interpretation of GS/OAS legal documents, policies, provisions and procedures. Participate in all stages of development of technical and legal documents, policies, procedures and guidelines in the area of work taking into account the OAS rules and policies and the UN system practices; conducing background research/ studies and preparing reports; as assigned, prepare drafts of any legal documents/ policies; develop procedures of document's approval and for obtaining signature. REQUIRES: First University Degree (Bachelor) in Law issued by a duly accredited institution and 4 years of relevant experience in similar positions at the national and/or international level OR Advanced University Degree (Master) in the field listed above and 2 years of relevant experience. Desirable: Experience or knowledge of the OAS mandates and priorities as related to the area of work. Specialization in international and/or administrative law. Experience in judicial structures and procedures. Case management and preparation; litigation experience. Closing date: 10/31/14. Vacancy no: ST-EO/83/14
****************************** *DIRECTOR HEALTH SYSTEMS GOVERNANCE AND FINANCING GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Health Organization seeks a Director Health Systems Governance and Financing (D-2) in Geneva to lead and spearhead the development of innovative approaches for improving systems of governance and health financing in order to facilitate increased health coverage with required health services and with financial risk protection. REQUIRES: Post graduate degree in economics, health economics, health financing, health law, business administration, or measurement-and-evaluation. At least 10 years of progressive experience at international level in health policy and system development, high-level analysis of data, development of health systems governance and/or economics and health financing programmes of which at least 5 years at a senior level. The work experience must include 10 years of interacting with high-level officials (government, multilateral and bilateral agencies), scientists, and supporting ministries in assessing health governance and/or financing questions and developing policy options. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 11/14/14. Vacancy no: HQ/14/HQ/FT540.
****************************** *PROGRAMME OFFICER VIENNA
The United Nations seeks a Programme Officer (P-4) in Vienna. Duties: Service the Carpathian Convention, including the preparation of relevant documents. Maintain administrative and functional arrangement for the operation of the project management office in Vienna. REQUIRES: Advanced university degrees in environmental law as well as international relations. A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of international environmental policies and internal environmental law. Experience in dealing with Governments. Familiarity with the formulation and management of UN programmes is highly 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: 12/5/14. Vacancy no: 14-PGM- UNEP-35414-R-VIENNA (X)
****************************** *JUNIOR LEGAL ADVISER PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development is looking to recruit a Junior Legal Adviser whose work will focus on internal and institutional matters, and may be called upon to work on matters relating to public international law and/or other specialized areas of the law. REQUIRES: A basic and advanced university degree in law. A specialized degree in the law of international organizations and/or in the field of labour law would be considered as an asset. A minimum two years' proven practical experience in a position focusing on the above mentioned areas, and in particular in the field of the law of international organizations and staff litigation. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 11/2/14. Job Number: 09508
****************************** *REPRESENTATIVE TEHERAN, IRAN
UNICEF, the world's leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Representative, P-5, Teheran, Iran. Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Regional Director, responsible for overall development, formulation, conception and management of UNICEF Country Programme of Cooperation (small to medium size CO), approved by the Executive Board. Represents the Executive Director in all aspects of UNICEF's co-operation with the Government/ Country Office. Collaborates as part of the UNCT in this regard. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Governance, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines. Ten years of relevant professional work experience. Experience in programme/ projects management and building strategic alliances and partnerships/ resource mobilization. International and Developing country work experience and field work experience, including experience in Middle/ High Income Country settings. Background/ familiarity with Emergency. Rights-based and Results-based approach and programming in UNICEF. TO APPLY: send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, and a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting the vacancy number to: recruit.SSR@unicef.org. Closing date: 11/3/14.
****************************** *PROGRAM OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Intellectual Property Organization seeks a Program Officer (P-3) in Geneva. Duties: Undertake research, including through survey initiatives, to analyze needs of countries for cooperation programs, particularly with regard to the modernization of their intellectual property (IP) systems, implementation of WIPO-administered treaties and development and promotion of the use of IPRs. REQUIRES: First-level university degree in law, international relations, development studies, economics or another relevant discipline. At least six years of relevant professional work experience including experience working in an IP institution or other institution responsible for development cooperation policies and procedures. Experience working in the Latin American region and in formulating, designing, implementing and evaluating country and region-specific development projects and cooperation programs. TO APPLY: you can download the application form from our website address, www.wipo.int. In all correspondence, please quote the vacancy announcement number. Application forms, duly completed and accompanied by a signed passport-size photograph, must reach WIPO by the closing date. Please address your application to the Engagements Section, WIPO, 34, chemin des Colombettes, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland; Tel.: (41.22) 338.91.11; Fax: (41.22) 338.98.20; e-mail: staffengagements@wipo.int. Closing date: 11/5/14. Vacancy no: WIPO/14/P3/FT097
****************************** *GOVERNANCE AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR BANGKOK, THAILAND
Pact is seeking a Governance and Institutional Development Advisor to provide lead technical direction and assistance for the design and implementation of the Mekong Partnership for the Environment project activities. The ideal candidate will advise the team on strengthening regional platforms, policy development, engagement with government stakeholders, and multi-stakeholder dialogue. S/he should be a team player, knowledgeable about environmental governance issues in the Lower Mekong Subregion, have a strong network, and produce high quality presentations and written material. MPE's goal is to advance informed dialogues between government, civil society organizations, and private sector stakeholders in Lower Mekong partner countries, on the anticipated social and environmental costs and benefits of large-scale regional development projects. Regional travel is required with this position. Responsibilities: Manage and oversee project design and implementation for all activities related to strengthening regional platforms, policy development, and engagement with government stakeholders. Collaborate closely with other team members and partners in the development of multi-stakeholder dialogues, public participation, and partnership building. Provide lead technical direction in activity planning to strengthen platforms and develop capacity for multi-stakeholder participation in development decision-making, including for example: advising regional bodies (e.g. ASEAN, MRC, ADB/GMS, LMI) on environmental standards and/or civil society engagement; building understanding of alternative development scenarios and perspectives; supporting and/or initiating multi-stakeholder advisory groups, task forces, issue hearings or assemblies; supporting action research on public participation in development decisions; and assisting development of private sector working groups. Participate in program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic progress reporting. Develop concept notes and scopes of work for activity design and implementation, and manage technical consultants as necessary. Contribute to staff training and capacity development. Serve as a Pact liaison to partners, government representatives, and other project stakeholders. Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, reporting and implementation for the sector activities. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated working experience in institutional strengthening, policy development, public participation, multi-stakeholder dialogues, engagement with regional platforms, and/or partnership building, particularly in the environmental/ natural resource management and/or infrastructure sector(s) in Asia, or experience with projects of similar scope. Minimum 10 years of work experience required. Proven experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of activities on similar-size international donor-supported programs, preferably USAID funded. A graduate degree (Master's Degree or higher) in Environmental science, public policy, environmental law, international relations, or a relevant field of study. Proven ability to communicate, coordinate and effectively facilitate constructive engagement with diverse stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations, academics, and private sector companies. Proven track record of success in managing, coaching, and mentoring staff in an international setting, particularly within non-profit organizations. Proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government, and international NGOs and local CSOs. Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders. A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. Fluency in English required. Proficiency in a local Mekong language is preferred. Knowledge of USAID program management policies and procedures is preferred. Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of the Lower Mekong Subregion strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0110. 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.
****************************** *CONFLICT ADVISOR SUPPORT POSITION, MONITORING & EVALUATION SUPPORT PROJECT SOUTH SUDAN
MSI is seeking a Conflict Advisor Support Position which will reinforce the work of Mission Conflict Advisor in providing guidance and support to USAID/South Sudan implementing partners, widening understanding of conflict sensitivity through training, regular engagement and follow up, and complement continued research and analysis. This is a long-term assignment expected to last one year, with the possibility of extension. The position is principally located in Juba, with travel throughout South Sudan as circumstances permit. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Conflict Studies or related field. Strong background in the practical application of conflict sensitivity integration. Experience in understanding the conflict drivers present in South Sudan. Experience and training on mainstreaming 'Do No Harm' principles and approaches. Experience in Africa, preferably South Sudan. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Fluency in spoken and written English. Familiarity with USAID and/or other international development donors. Excellent research, data collection, analytical, project management and writing skills strongly preferred. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY PAKISTAN
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Chief of Party for an upcoming USAID- funded Support of Privatization Activity project in Pakistan. Specific Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership, overall project management, and quality assurance oversight. Act as main point of contact for USAID/Pakistan and the Privatization Commission. Work in close coordination with partner-country officials to identify, assess, and fill technical gaps. Supervise expatriate and local short-term experts, with an eye to ensuring completion of tasks and successful achievement of objectives. Liaise with and advise senior-level partner-country officials and stakeholders. QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in Economics, Business, Law, or related field. At least 10 years of relevant experience providing technical expertise on privatization projects. Experience working in countries where similar privatization efforts have been undertaken is required. Experience working in Pakistan strongly preferred. Past experience as Chief of Party or Team Leader on donor-funded projects highly preferred. TO APPLY: to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com, including your name, along with "14-89A Chief of Party" in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to- know basis only.
****************************** *PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, EDUCATION AND INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING WASHINGTON, D.C.
World Learning is seeking a Program Associate, Education and Institutional Strengthening in Washington, DC. The Education and Institutional Strengthening Unit develops and implements programs in basic education, vocational and higher education, teacher training and capacity development. Projects in this unit are primarily USAID- funded and are implemented in over 30 countries. In collaboration with Senior Education Staff, the Program Associate is directly involved in development and management of global education and capacity development projects with a particular emphasis on vulnerable and underserved populations. This position will work specifically on an education improvement program in Lebanon as well as programs in other locations. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in International Relations or a related field, Master's Degree preferred. Two or more years of professional experience (internship and/or employment). Strong administrative skills; Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and multi task. Ability to work as a team player and adapt to quick changing situations. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong research, proposal writing and program development skills. Ability to work independently but know when to ask for advice. Advanced foreign language abilities in at least one major language other than English is preferred. Experience living, working or studying abroad strongly desired. Experience working with or in conflict affected states preferred. TO APPLY: Please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. If you do not see the job you are interested in, please "search all." Please note, a resume and cover letter are required when applying to this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Closing date: 5pm October 30, 2014. World Learning is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
****************************** *ICT PROJECT MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR WASHINGTON, DC
The National Democratic Institute has posted an opening for an ICT Project Management Coordinator in Washington, DC. As a member of the ICT team, coordinate vendor relationships, software development contracts and technology projects. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree; coursework in political science, international studies and/or computer science preferred. Four (4) years of related work experience including some combination of technology and organizing, political or governmental experience. Experience in international development environments preferred. For more information and to apply visit www.ndi.org/current_openings.
****************************** *DIRECTOR, SOCIAL SECURITY DEVELOPMENT BRANCH GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The International Labour Office seeks a Director, Social Security Development Branch (D-1) in Geneva. The incumbent collaborates closely with other managers and staff members in the implementation of the cross-branch development and production goals of the ISSA Programme and Budget, in particular the Centre for Excellence. The incumbent participates in the strategic decision-making of the ISSA and provides technical input to the development of the ISSA programme of activities. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in public management or other relevant field or equivalent education acquired notably through work experience. More than 15 years of both managerial and technical experience in social security administration and significant international experience. Excellent knowledge of one official language of the ISSA (English, French, German, Spanish) and good working knowledge of a second. Working knowledge of a third language would be an advantage. TO APPLY: Please visit ILO's e-Recruitment website at: erecruit.ilo.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures. Closing date: 11/2/14. Vacancy no: TC/2014/ISSA/03
****************************** 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.
*DEPUTY DIRECTOR NEW YORK
A Deputy Director (D-1) is sought in New York. The Deputy Director will oversee the management of activities undertaken by the Division, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the different areas both within the Division and Department, and with other organizations of the United Nations System, as appropriate. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international affairs, political science, business or public administration, finance, accounting, law, social sciences, or related area. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience including at the international level, in emergency management, disaster relief coordination, humanitarian assistance, human resources management, administration, financial management, budget or related field. Managerial experience, including in inter-organizational relief coordination, in emergency situations in the field locations is required. Closing date: 11/28/14. Vacancy no: 14-HRA-OCHA-37308-R-NEW YORK (X)
*DIRECTOR, ETHICS NEW YORK
A Director, Ethics (D-2) is sought in New York. Duties: Direct and coordinate the work of the Ethics Office in the implementation of a responsive and coherent policy for fostering a culture of ethics, transparency and accountability. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent) in public or business administration, with a significant focus on public sector or administrative ethics, corporate ethics, human resources management, labour relations, industrial psychology, law, or other relevant field. Over 15 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of public administration, involving public sector ethics, business ethics, human resources management, law, or anti-corruption programmes is required. International experience is desirable. Closing date: 11/25/14. Vacancy no: 14-ETH-ETHICS OFFICE-37595-D-NEW YORK(G)
*DISARMAMENT, DEMOBILIZATION AND REINTEGRATION OFFICER NEW YORK
A Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Act as a Focal Point for DDR components for 2-3 missions, responsible for planning, support to implementation and evaluation. Participate in DPKO and Integrated Task Force planning meetings for the establishment of a new peacekeeping mission with a potential DDR component. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social sciences, management, international economics, international relations, law, or a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in disarmament, demobilization and reintegration or related area. Experience working within peacekeeping, peace-building or development programmes operations is desirable. Closing date: 11/25/14. Vacancy no: 14-ROL-DPKO-37641-R-NEW YORK (X)
****************************** *OFFICER, LOGISTICS PLANNING BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer, Logistics Planning (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent is responsible for the development, planning, coordination, research and evaluation of all aspects related to the logistics planning domain in the NATO Defence Planning Process (NDPP), logistics force planning and coordination and logistics planning with non-NATO nations. He/she contributes to the implementation of the NATO Logistics Vision and Objectives in such a way that Logistics planning is adequately integrated into it. REQUIRES: hold a university degree from an institute or recognized standing or equivalent qualification; have at least 7 years' professional experience in operational logistic planning matters, such as supply, maintenance, movement, transportation and operation, with a strong knowledge of the doctrinal and practical aspects of operational logistics; have a good knowledge of the NATO Defence Planning Process; have a good knowledge of NATO affairs, including the organization, basic rules and processes, and major topics of the day. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 11/7/14. Vacancy no: 140324.
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