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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated August 29, 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.
PROGRAM QUALITY AND LEARNING MANAGER GOMA, DEM REP OF CONGO
CARE is seeking a talented Program Quality and Learning (PQ&L) Manager to drive the core functions of the program quality and learning unit in collaboration with the Assistant Country Director - Program (ACD-Program). Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: French and English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position will coordinate activities and efforts that aim at enhancing program quality and impact measurement in line with CARE DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) Strategic plan. The position will contribute on project and program design. S/he is facilitating reflective practice, learning and knowledge management, providing technical input during project and program design, monitoring and evaluation, identifying and facilitating program staff and partners skills development in all core functions of PQ&L. Primary Responsibilities: Proposal design and integration; Manages and coordinates PQ&L team; Promote reflective practice, learning and knowledge management; CO (Country Office) impact measurement system; Ensure organizational performance in basic PQ&L functions; Capacity building; Perform other duties assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Advanced degree in Social Science or related international development field. Proficiency in statistic and data analysis. Proficiency in qualitative research technics. At least 3 years' experience in monitoring and evaluation systems in particular related to livelihoods and Women Empowerment. Strong facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills. Experience in training and capacity building. Knowledge of data management systems. In depth knowledge of gender and diversity frameworks and gender in the project cycle. Fluent communication both in French and English. Experience in using appreciative inquiry methodologies. Understanding and operationalization of Rights Based Approaches and livelihoods frameworks. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 411. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** STATE COORDINATOR MALAKAL, SOUTH SUDAN
CARE is seeking a talented State Coordinator whose aim is to ensure high quality implementation of CARE's program in Upper Nile State in the most effective manner possible. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time. In particular to make every effort to ensure that the Program objectives/ outputs are achieved according to the work plan, the donor's requirement and within the contracted project period. Primary Responsibilities: Project design and implementation; Program support and security; Contract and financial management; Personnel management; External relations. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum relevant Master's degree or graduate with significant relevant experience. At least 7 years' experience working in conflict/ post conflict context, preferably in Africa. At least 4 years' experience in a program management setting, with demonstrated experience in line managing staff. Experience in managing a program of similar size/ complexity. Demonstrated experience in gender analysis and women's empowerment. Demonstrated experience in humanitarian programming in conflict environments. Strong understanding of humanitarian accountability and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). Demonstrated experience in program assessments, problem analysis and program design. Demonstrated experience working within insecure environments. Team player, who is able to develop strong collaborative relations across the organization, in both the program and program support departments. Strong advisory skills, and proven ability to support field teams to improving the quality of programming. Strong gender and conflict analysis skills, and the ability to articulate and design programs using a rights based approach. Preferably the incumbent also has a strong grasp of CAREs Unifying Framework for understanding the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability. Proven budgeting and financial management skills. Ability to develop and articulate program ideas related to Peace building, governance and civil society. Demonstrated ability to advise and coach field staff. Ability to work and live under difficult conditions. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 406. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** SENIOR MONITORING & EVALUATION SPECIALIST MALI
MSI is seeking a Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist who will be responsible for leading technical work related to performance monitoring and evaluation under this contract. S/he must be able to design and lead performance evaluations, Logical Framework and Performance Monitoring Plan development indicator selection, survey design, qualitative research design, special studies and assessments conducted under this contract. QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy, Statistics, Political Science, or other relevant field. Thorough understanding of monitoring and evaluation on international development projects, USAID-funded in particular. Demonstrated experience creating and managing performance monitoring plans. Experience implementing detailed, organized, timely, accurate M&E programs. Demonstrated ability to design and lead performance evaluations. Experience leveraging performance monitoring data for improving ongoing project management. Designing and field testing surveys and other data collection instruments. Familiarity with USAID and/or other international development donors. Fluent French required and good written and oral communication skills in English 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.
****************************** SENIOR NATIONAL SECURITY COUNSEL NEW YORK OR WASHINGTON, DC
Human Rights Watch has posted an opening for a Senior National Security Council for its US Program to investigate, analyze, and advocate against human rights abuses related to US national security laws, policies and practices. REQUIRES: A law degree, and expertise in international law, are required. Minimum 7-9 years of practical experience relevant to complex projects involving international human rights, humanitarian, and criminal law is required. Extensive knowledge of human rights, international humanitarian law, and national security issues in the US is required; deep commitment to human rights is required. For more information and to apply visit www.hrw.org/en/about/jobs/.
****************************** INFORMATION AND M&E MANAGER, STRENGTHENING INTEGRITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM I INDONESIA
MSI is seeking an Information/M&E Manager who reports to the Chief of Party (COP) and provides periodic feedback on measureable achievements towards targets. In the event of project slippage regarding these targets, this Manager will offer early warning that will trigger rethinking and adjustment of the project plan. This is a full time position based in Jakarta. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge of USAID M&E, communications, and reporting requirements with at least three years' experience managing M&E systems for USAID programs. University degree in communications, project management, business, or equivalent. Excellent oral and written English. Ability to strictly adhere to deadlines. Ability to travel throughout Indonesia. Good writing ability, especially success stories. Experience with governance programs; good understanding of Indonesia's governance situation 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
****************************** POLICY PLANNING AND COORDINATION EXPERT GEORGIA
MSI is seeking a Policy Planning and Coordination Expert. The USAID Good Governance in Georgia (G3) Program is generally tasked to improve transparency and accountability at all levels of government in Georgia, thereby reducing opportunities for corruption. It is expected to strengthen citizens' abilities to combat corruption and put into place stronger mechanisms that prevent opportunities for corruption to develop. For a maximum total 33 days of effort (29 working days in-country; 4 travel days) the Policy Planning and Coordination Expert working in close coordination with the senior management of the Chancellery of the Government of Georgia. REQUIRES: 7-10 years of experience in policy planning, strategic planning and analysis, including practical experience in consultancy on policy planning/ strategic planning. Proven experience in conducting similar types of activities identified in this statement of work. Experience with technical assistance projects in Central and Eastern European countries is essential. Graduate degree in public administration. 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
****************************** MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALISTS MALI
MSI seeks Monitoring & Evaluation Specialists to support the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in a wide range of technical activities under the upcoming USAID/Mali Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Platform. Technical responsibilities will vary depending on the skills of each Specialist. These will be full time, five year positions based in Bamako, Mali. REQUIRES: A master's or higher university degree in economics, public policy, statistics, political science, public policy, or other relevant field. Experience in performance monitoring, including: indicator development, data collection and reporting. Experience participating on evaluations teams for performance evaluations. Familiarity with USAID policies related to evaluation and performance management. Knowledge of best practices regarding gender integration in program design and evaluation. Fluent French required and good written and oral communication skills in English 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
****************************** SENIOR RESEARCHER NEW YORK OR WASHINGTON, DC
Human Rights Watch has posted an opening for a Senior Researcher who will help develop and implement a research and advocacy agenda and strategies to improve respect for human rights in the region. 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/.
****************************** MEDIATION CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Mediation Contractual who will assist the Mediation Secretary in providing the services offered by the Office of Mediation. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or Licenciatura preferably related to Law, Human Resources, ADR or other relevant discipline. Language: Excellent communications skills in both English and Spanish. Minimum of five years of relevant experience. Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills with excellent command of Spanish and English, orally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to inspire trust, and demonstrate high personal integrity. Demonstrated ability to listen to others, correctly interpret messages, and respond appropriately. Proven record of organizing or developing new services or processes. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1400004577
****************************** NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
DIRECTOR OF PLANNING BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
A Director of Planning (A-6) is sought in Brussels. The incumbent is responsible for the conduct of NATO Defence Planning, including the development and adoption of Capability Targets and the conduct of the regular Capability Reviews. He/she is responsible for the conduct of the PARP. He/she leads a staff of 24 people in two sections and organizes and supervises their work and, together with its other members, provides staff support to the Defence Policy and Planning Committee (DPPC) on all Defence Planning matters. REQUIRES: hold a university degree from an institute of recognized standing or equivalent qualification; have at least 10 years of experience in progressively responsible posts - most recently at senior level - in a national administration or in an inter-governmental institution, dealing with defense planning, defense reform and defense capacity building; have a background and experience that will allow him/her to be a credible and authoritative interlocutor with national staffs at levels up to and including Ministerial level. Closing date: 9/19/14. Vacancy no: 140275
SUPPORT TO THE CIVIL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
A Head (A-5) is sought in Brussels. The incumbent will oversee support to the Civil Emergency Planning Committee (CEPC) by ensuring the implementation and coordination of Alliance policies in the area of civil preparedness, including assistance to the military. He/she will ensure the alignment of CEP with the broader Alliance strategic priorities, policies and objectives. He/she will lead facilitation efforts, direct the provision of advice and policy recommendations to the Planning Groups (PGs) and working groups under the CEPC. He/she will lead efforts to collect, analyze and communicate information on national planning activity targeted at the effective use of civil resources during emergency situations and in accordance with Alliance objectives. REQUIRES: possess a university degree; have no fewer than 10 years' recent experience executing similar duties, with at least 3 years in a personnel and project management capacity; have broad awareness of the organization of national civil emergency planning in disaster management or crisis response operations; have knowledge of civil emergency planning at NATO. Vacancy no: 140272. Closing date: 9/18/14.
****************************** PRINCIPAL CIVIL AFFAIRS OFFICER FIELD MISSIONS
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Principal Civil Affairs Officer (D-1) for Field Missions. The purpose of this job opening is to generate a list of qualified candidates for inclusion in the Principal Civil Affairs Officer roster. Contributes to the development of the strategic vision for the overall Mission and UN effort, and ensures that Civil Affairs work is clearly conceptualized in support of this, in line with the evolving situation on the ground and in accordance with the DPKO/DFS Civil Affairs Policy Directive. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in social sciences, political science, international relations, public administration, anthropology, law, economics or related area. A minimum of 15 years of experience in political science, social sciences, international relations, law, public administration, economics, civil affairs, conflict resolution and mediation, programme development, stabilization activities, public administration or related field. A minimum of three years spent in a field setting with UN Peacekeeping Operations, UN Funds or Programmes, National or International NGOs, international bilateral organizations, etc. is required. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 9/8/14.
****************************** TECHNICAL OFFICER, LEGISLATION AND REGULATION MANILA, PHILIPPINES
The World Health Organization seeks a Technical Officer, Legislation and Regulation (P-4) in Manila. Duties: Build country and regional capacity for strengthening policies and legal frameworks. Develop and update regional monitoring of legislative and regulatory actions as well as violations at the country level. Support the development mechanisms to integrate Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative into country legislative and regulatory systems including health facility accreditation and licensing. REQUIRES: University degree in law and postgraduate degree in a relevant field are essential. Postgraduate degree in law or equivalent and/or Master's degree in public health or equivalent an advantage. Minimum of seven years' experience in public health law with some international experience. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 9/10/14. Vacancy no: WPRO/14/FT442
****************************** 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, CONFERENCE SUPPORT SECTION VIENNA
A Chief, Conference Support Section (P-5) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Plan and oversee the management of the Section's functions as Secretariat of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and its three protocols, as well as of the open-ended working groups established by the COP. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in public administration, law, criminal justice, international relations or related area, is required. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in law, criminal justice, international relations or related field, is required. Experience in providing advisory services to governments at the national and international levels in areas related to drug control and crime prevention, including transnational organized crime issues, is required. Experience in programme management and conceptualization of programme implementation, is highly desirable. Closing date: 10/14/14. Vacancy no: 14-DRU-UNODC-36974-R-VIENNA(G)
SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Political Affairs Officer (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Formulates political affairs strategies with a view to supporting the work of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (C-24), Bureau and Chair during its sessions and inter-sessional periods; develops options for a vision or direction for decolonization work; proposes policy directives and plan of action for immediate and long range solutions to political decolonization problems including constitutional and electoral matters, in general and in specific geographical areas related to the 17 Non-Self-Governing Territories (NSGTs) under the purview of the C-24. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) degree in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, conflict resolution or related area. Direct experience in diplomacy at the international level within the Caribbean and the Pacific region is desirable. Closing date: 10/14/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPA-36819-R-NEW YORK(G)
POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Gathers, selects and analyses information contained in communications and publications received from different sources, including the press. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration or other related. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in providing substantive support to the Security Council or its subsidiary organs is desirable. Closing date: 10/13/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPA-36823-R-NEW YORK (R)
LEGAL OFFICER NAIROBI
A Legal Officer (P-3) is sought in Nairobi. The Legal Officer will be responsible for providing legal assistance to the persons included in the scope of the administration of justice as defined by GA resolution 63/253 on 'Administration of Justice in the United Nations'. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Law, emphasis on Administrative, Employment, Criminal or International Law is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in Law, preferably Administrative, Employment, Civil and Criminal Law, including legal analysis, research and writing is required. Litigation experience and one year of work experience appearing before courts and tribunals is required. Experience at the international level is desirable. Closing date: 10/12/14. Vacancy no: 14-LEG-OAJ-36723-R-NAIROBI (X).
HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian policy developments, disaster relief/ management or emergency situations in assigned country/ area. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, international law, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Experience in international humanitarian law is required. Experience in drafting policy or legal documents is required. Experience providing legal and policy advice, at international or national level, is desirable. Closing date: 10/12/14. Vacancy no: 14- HRA-OCHA-36471-R-NEW YORK (X)
PRINCIPAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Principal Political Affairs Officer (D-1) is sought in New York. Duties: Responsible for executive direction of peacekeeping operations and field missions, monitoring the development and progress of the most difficult and highly active operations, involving a diversity of interests and numerous parties in situations requiring innovative approaches. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political or social sciences, international relations, law, history, economics, public administration or business administration or related field. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required. At least 12 years of international experience and two years of experience in United Nations peacekeeping in the field or other field experience is required. Closing date: 10/10/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPKO-35897-R- NEW YORK (X)
****************************** *COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE SOUTH KOREA
The Asia Foundation is seeking a Country Representative (CR) to oversee and manage its office in the Republic of Korea. The CR is the senior-most Foundation employee in Korea and leads all programs, operations and external relations there in accordance with Foundation strategies and policy guidelines. The CR is responsible for managing all aspects of the Foundation's work in Korea, including the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of program activities; financial management, administration, and security; the direction, supervision, and evaluation of employees; fundraising and diversification of donor support; and the development of effective working relationships with the host government, donors, partner agencies, diplomatic missions, national and international institutions, and the media. The CR reports to the Senior Director for Field Representation and Operations and the Executive Vice President/ Chief Operating Officer. In terms of programming responsibilities, the CR leads the Foundation's engagement with the Korean international aid community on Official Development Assistance (ODA) policy and aid effectiveness; and develops and implements plans for securing Korean funding for Asia Foundation programs in South and Southeast Asia. The CR also develops and administers programs to further productive U.S.-Korea relations and regional cooperation in Northeast Asia. In addition to its work in the Republic of Korea, the Foundation may engage with the DPRK through a modest program of dialogues and exchanges. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum ten years of progressively responsible professional experience, or the equivalent, in international development and foreign affairs in Korea or elsewhere in Asia with private or public, bi-lateral or multi-lateral development institutions or non-profit organizations. Demonstrated executive management leadership; proven skills in managing host country relationships and partnerships; a track record in development assistance policy, planning and administration; and a grounding in foreign affairs. Excellent professional and academic credentials, with an in-depth knowledge of development issues and with extensive practical background in international development assistance and foreign affairs. Successful experience in fund raising, including designing and managing resource mobilization campaigns, donor cultivation and stewardship, and proposal preparation. Knowledge of and professional experience in Korea. Language proficiency in Korean highly desirable. Doctorate or Master's degree, in a field related to Foundation interests. The Foundation offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. TO APPLY: Applications may be submitted directly by visiting The Asia Foundation website: www.asiafoundation.org and selecting "Employment Opportunities". The application deadline is August 29, 2014. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. For information on The Asia Foundation, please visit our website: www.asiafoundation.org. No phone calls please.
****************************** *RESIDENT DIRECTOR GEORGIA
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a Resident Director to implement programs to build the technical skills of elected officials at the national and local levels in several areas to enhance the accountability and effectiveness of elected bodies. Specific areas of focus include 1) improving communication and coordination between elected officials and party structures at the national and local levels; 2) increasing the capacity of individual members, party factions and coalitions to develop, debate and oversee implementation of public policy; and 3) expanding communication with constituents and citizen groups. Other program elements within this portfolio include helping partners design and implement activities to expand the participation of women and other historically disadvantaged groups. In addition, supporting public opinion survey research and international election monitoring activities will continue to be important components of the NDI Georgia program. This position will be based in Tbilisi, and may require travel throughout the country. This position will have supervisory responsibility for the design and implementation of all NDI programs in Georgia. The Resident Director will also represent NDI to the government of Georgia, the US Embassy and USAID, Swedish Embassy and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs). In addition, the NDI Resident Director will serve as the Lead Coordinating Partner (LCP) to USAID to facilitate coordination among USG implementers funded under this award. Candidate will also be responsible for the overall management of the office, to include financial and human resource management. Close coordination will also be expected with NDI-Washington, including day-to-day contact with the Washington-based staff that provides oversight for field activities. Primary Responsibilities: Oversee, in collaboration with Tbilisi-based staff, the design and implementation of NDI's programs and consultations with parliamentarians and councilors, parliamentary staff, civic and governmental/ political leaders; Provide day-to-day management and oversight of local and expatriate professional and support staff in the field office; Maintain relationships with key partners in civil society, government and the donor community; Oversee the development, review and timely submission of program-related materials, including regular reports that describe activities, measure and evaluate program results, and report on political developments in Georgia that may affect program outcomes; and Ensure adherence to NDI-DC, donor/ funder and as applicable, Georgian government policies and procedures, ensuring the integrity of all financial transactions. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a field of study related to political science, public administration, international development, or international affairs; graduate degree highly preferred. Minimum fourteen (14) years substantive political experience, including working for elected legislative and/or parliamentary bodies, political parties and politically active non-governmental organizations. Familiarity with survey research a plus. Experience in program management, especially implementing USAID-funded programs. Candidates should possess solid performance management background, including program planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation skills to ensure management for development results. Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior political and civic leaders as well as members of the donor and diplomatic community. Ability to work with competing political groups and understand complex political dynamics is key. Ability to communicate skills and experience to others as a trainer, advisor and consultant. Excellent interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability for public speaking, writing and reporting in English. Experience in living and working overseas and an ability to work in a transitioning political environment is highly desirable, particularly previous experience in former Soviet/ Eastern bloc countries. Experience with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, etc.) strongly desired. Comments: Applicants must be willing to travel to Washington at their own expense for an interview. Salary is commensurate with experience. A generous benefits package is provided, including an in-country housing allowance. Employment is contingent upon approval by USAID. Contingent on funding, position is available mid-summer 2014. TO APPLY: Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. NDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/cgfhtzw
****************************** *GENDER EXPERTS WASHINGTON, DC
Plan International is seeking Gender Experts for upcoming Task Orders under the USAID funded Advancing the Agenda of Gender Equality (ADVANTAGE) IDIQ. We are seeking mid-level and senior-level experts with experience in the following areas: Gender Integration Training, Gender Monitoring and Evaluation, and/or Gender Analysis. Plan International is a global organization that works side by side with communities in 50 developing countries to end the cycle of poverty for children and their families. Plan works at the community level to develop customized solutions and ensure long-term sustainability. Our solutions are designed up-front to be owned by communities for generations to come and range from clean water and healthcare programs to education projects and child protection initiatives. Across program areas, Plan's activities are guided by a Child-Centered Community Development (CCCD) approach, which is rights-based, holistic, gender-sensitive, and inclusive. TO APPLY: please visit our website http://www.planusa.org/jobopps.
****************************** *EARLY GRADE READING COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION PROJECT NEPAL
Plan is an international, child centered community development organization without political or religious affiliation. Plan works with children, sponsors, communities, partner organizations, donors and governments in 70 countries around the world. Plan has been working in Nepal since 1978. Plan Nepal is seeking to recruit competent, committed, self-motivated and enthusiastic candidates for the project positions below, subject to USAID funding. About the Project: Early Grade Reading (EGR) Project: Plan is seeking candidates for an upcoming USAID Early Grade Reading Community Mobilization Project in Nepal. The primary purpose of this project will be to implement community mobilization activities to improve the reading abilities of grades 1-3 public primary students in Nepal through the National Early Grade Reading Program. The project will focus on Community Mobilization to increase literacy, Safe Schools and Youth Engagement. The position is contingent upon award of the project by the donor. TO APPLY: Qualified and interested Nepali candidates are requested to submit an application and the most recent Curriculum Vitae, with names of 3 references. The full application may be dropped off at Plan Nepal Office at Shree Durbar, Pulchowk OR mailed to Plan Nepal's P.O. Box 8980 OR emailed directly to nepal.vacancy@plan- international.org by 1 September, 2014. Only short listed candidates will be notified for written test & interview. All candidates applying for the Chief of Party position should submit an application through the Plan International Website at https://career5.successfactors.eu/career?company=PlanInt. Plan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Plan strongly encourages women applicants and applicants from Dalit, Madhesi, Janajati, marginalized ethnic groups and offers proactive support and capacity development for female staff and staff from marginalized group. Plan Nepal reserves the rights to cancel vacancy announcements without assigning any reason whatsoever. Plan will not entertain solicitations for any position and candidates who do so may be disqualified. Plan takes active measures in recruitment and employment practices to ensure children are protected.
*CHIEF OF PARTY NEPAL
Key responsibilities: Provide technical and managerial oversight and leadership for the project. Ensure technical quality of the program and provide an integrated vision among different components and partners. Ensure efficient management of financial resources, including the review and approval of program budgets and monitoring of expenditures. Oversee management, delivery, and monitoring of sub-grants. Supervise program monitoring, evaluation, and reporting and ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables as required by the donor. Serve as a principal liaison with relevant ministries, USAID, project partners and stakeholders, and other donors to ensure effective program implementation and to build lasting relationships. Assure full compliance with all USAID, Plan, and other fiduciary regulations. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Master's Degree in relevant field (Education, International Development, Social Sciences, etc.), PhD preferred. Minimum of 10 years of relevant program management and supervisory experience in the international development field. Minimum of eight years of experience in managing large programs focused on education, community-based development. Significant experience in managing USAID-funded programs (minimum 5 years) at a senior level. Experience preventing, addressing, and monitoring gender-based violence (GBV) and background/ qualifications in gender transformative programming & gender analysis preferred. Previous Chief of Party/ Project Director experience. Knowledge of and experience with USG and USAID rules and regulations. Familiarity with the Nepal education system including early grade reading challenges, youth and community engagement in education. Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local partners, government officials, donor representatives, and international staff. Excellent English oral and written communication skills, knowledge of Nepali preferred. Work experience in Asia, prior experience in Nepal highly preferred. Job Description for the Chief of Party can be downloaded from Plan International Website (plan-international.org/about-plan/jobs). All candidates applying for this position should submit an application through the Plan International Website at https://career5.successfactors.eu/career?company=PlanInt
*COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION ADVISOR NEPAL
Key responsibilities: Serve as the technical lead on all community outreach and mobilization activities. Conduct social mobilization campaigns that will inform parents and communities on the importance and value of reading and household support for students reading. Engage disadvantaged populations, including out of school youth and children with disabilities, in reading practice outside of school. Work with students, teachers, school administrators, and parents to improve school- and community-level policies and tools for preventing, addressing, and monitoring gender-based violence (GBV) and associated bullying. Develop an advocacy network, community action plan, and pilot the Doorways manuals in Nepal. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Master's Degree in Education, International Development, Social Science or relevant field. Minimum 8 years of experience in progressively responsible, working with communities on social mobilization activities & issues related to education, preferably in Nepal. Minimum 3 years of significant experience with USAID funded projects (ideally in a senior technical position) highly preferred. Experience in preventing, addressing and monitoring gender-based violence (GBV) and background in gender transformative programming and gender analysis preferred. Excellent English oral and written communication skills; Fluency in Nepali.
*EDUCATION ADVISOR NEPAL
Key responsibilities: Serve as the technical lead on all Early Grade Reading activities. Equip School Management Committees (SMCs), Community Learning Centers (CLCs) and Parents Teachers Associations (PTAs) with tools to track individual household support on reading, monitor school attendance of both teachers and students, and monitor school timetables and use of instructional time. Organize and promote school- based fairs that will showcase students' gains in reading ability. Work with students, teachers, school administrators, and parents to improve school- and community-level policies and tools for preventing, addressing, and monitoring gender-based violence (GBV) and associated bullying. Organize and promote school-based fairs that will showcase students' gains in reading ability and give parents the opportunities to test the reading skills of their children through random selection of text, spelling bees, and reading competitions. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Master's Degree in Education or relevant field. Minimum 8 years of experience in progressively responsible, working with early grade reading activities, preferably in Nepal. Minimum 3 years of significant experience with USAID funded projects in a senior technical position highly preferred. Experience in preventing, addressing and monitoring gender- based violence (GBV) and background in gender transformative programming and gender analysis preferred. Knowledge of or previous experience working with the Government of Nepal (GoN) to improve the reading abilities of grades 1-3 public primary students in Nepal through the National Early Grade Reading Program. Excellent English oral and written communication skills; knowledge of Nepali highly preferred. Prior work experience in Nepal highly preferred.
*MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST NEPAL
Key responsibilities: Develop and manage project M&E systems and ensure programme quality. Lead the design and implementation of M&E methodologies for project studies. Lead the development, implementation and review of the project M&E plan and annual M&E work plan. Conduct supervisory visits to field sites. Supervise and oversee M&E consultants hired for baseline, mid-term and end of project evaluations. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Master's Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or relevant field. Minimum 8 years of experience in research, planning and monitoring of grant-funded projects. Minimum 5 years of significant experience on monitoring and evaluation with USAID funded projects. Experience in developing and implementing comprehensive M&E systems for grant-funded projects. Knowledge of ADS 203 - USAID performance monitoring and evaluation. Excellent English oral and written communication skills, knowledge of Nepali highly preferred. Work experience in Asia, work experience in Nepal highly preferred.
*FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR NEPAL
Key responsibilities: Oversee overall financial management of the project, including all accounting, reporting and control activities. Administer all grants, contracts, and procurement in compliance with USAID rules and regulations. Monitor actual grant expenditures against approved donor line items and obligated amount, and develop budget modification as needed. Administer all grants, contracts, and procurement in compliance with USAID rules and regulations. Lead and supervise the preparation of all financial reports to the donor. Educate and train relevant project and partner staff on USAID's rules and regulations. Work closely with the Plan International USA home office and Plan Nepal Country Office staff on internal and external financial reviews and audits as required. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Master's Degree in Business Administration, Finance or relevant field. Minimum 10 years of experience in financial management of large international development programmes. Minimum 8 years of demonstrated record of excellence in financial management of USAID projects. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and USAID financial and other key rules and regulations including USAID CFR, OMB Circulars, and A-133 audits. Demonstrated knowledge of USG reporting requirements and management rules and regulations. Excellent English oral and written communication skills, knowledge of Nepali highly preferred. Excellent computer application skills, particularly in Excel and Word.
****************************** *PROJECT TO ADDRESS EXPLOITATIVE CHILD LABOR ETHIOPIA
Plan International is a global organization that works side by side with communities in 50 developing countries to end the cycle of poverty for children and their families. Plan works at the community level to develop customized solutions and ensure long-term sustainability. Our solutions are designed up-front to be owned by communities for generations to come and range from clean water and healthcare programs to education projects and child protection initiatives. Across program areas, Plan's activities are guided by a Child-Centered Community Development (CCCD) approach, which is rights-based, holistic, gender-sensitive, and inclusive. About the Project: Plan International is seeking candidates for an upcoming U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) Project to Address Exploitative Child Labor in Ethiopia. This is a $10,000,000 four year project that seeks to address exploitative child labor by helping youth ages 14 to 17, with a focus on female youth, develop marketable skills to secure decent work that is appropriate for their age and serve as leaders in their communities. The project will promote education and vocational training opportunities for youth and also will seek to enhance livelihoods and access to social protection programs for youth and their households. TO APPLY: Qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit an application and the most recent Curriculum Vitae, with names of 3 references. The full application may be emailed directly to is PIErecruitment@plan- international.org by September 12, 2014. Only short listed candidates will be notified for written test & interview. For candidates applying to the Project Director position please submit an application through our website at https://career5.successfactors.eu/career?company=PlanInt. Plan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such qualified and competent female candidates are encouraged to apply. Further, qualified Ethiopian nationals including those living in the diaspora are additionally encouraged to apply. Plan takes active measures in recruitment and employment practices to ensure children are protected. All positions are contingent upon award.
*PROJECT DIRECTOR ETHIOPIA
Key responsibilities: Provide technical and managerial oversight and leadership for the project. Ensure technical quality of the program and provide an integrated vision among different components and partners. Ensure efficient management of financial resources, including the review and approval of program budgets and monitoring of expenditures. Oversee management, delivery, and monitoring of sub-grants. Supervise program monitoring, evaluation, and reporting and ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables as required by the donor. Serve as a principal liaison with relevant ministries, USDOL, project partners and stakeholders, and other donors to ensure effective program implementation and to build lasting relationships. Assure full compliance with all USDOL, Plan, and other fiduciary regulations. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Minimum of five years of experience in project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of cooperative agreement (including meeting deadlines, achieving targets, and overseeing the preparation and submission of required reports), preferably in Ethiopia. Experience in a leadership role in implementing development projects involved in education and vocational training opportunities for youth, livelihoods and/or social protection. Experience in managing USG funded programs and previous Project Director experience highly preferred. Knowledge of and experience with USG and USDOL rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to implement projects with rigorous timelines and deliverables and to track program quality through donor approved monitoring and evaluation systems. Familiarity with the Ethiopian labor laws and/or familiarity with the labor systems and labor challenges in East Africa. Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local partners, government officials, donor representatives, and international staff. A strong understanding of gender-aware and gender transformative programming preferred. Fluency in English required. Knowledge of Amharic preferred. Work experience in East Africa, prior experience in Ethiopia highly preferred. Job Description for the Chief of Party can be downloaded from Plan International Website (plan-international.org/about-plan/jobs).
*MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER ETHIOPIA
Key responsibilities: Develop and manage project M&E systems and ensure program quality. Lead the design and implementation of M&E methodologies for project baseline studies, assessments, evaluations, research, and other studies. Lead the development, implementation and review of the Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (CMEP). Articulate anticipated results, indicators, outcomes, and qualitatively and quantitatively monitor progress toward achievement of same. Propose and implement learning approaches to ensure timely adjustment of project activities and to inform future program development (i.e. through annual work plans). Develop project-wide mechanisms to measure and document progress on indicators and achievement of targets, as well as lessons learned and best practices. Disseminate project results to local stakeholders, including children and youth. Collaborate with program staff, relevant government agencies, and other stakeholders to collect and analyze data from project activities, and secondary data as relevant, to inform project progress and development of annual plans. Conduct supervisory visits to field sites - including those of sub-grantees - to observe, monitor, and provide guidance and support to ensure that quality data is collected and analyzed regularly and effectively. Produce timely and high quality M&E reports, and contribute to development of regular performance reports. Collaborate with M&E consultants hired for baseline, mid-term, and end of project evaluations and ensure that their work is of high quality and produced within agreed upon deadlines, where applicable. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Minimum of five years professional experience in a position responsible for implementing M&E activities on bilaterally funded development projects. Bachelor's degree in statistics, demographics, social sciences, international development, economics, or related field. Master's degree, or Bachelor plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics, or economics, are preferred. Experience designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems. Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, collaborative target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans. Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and direct experience with data collection and analysis. Experience in planning and managing surveys, developing and refining data collection tools, and data quality assessments. Experience managing and providing ongoing training of M&E field officers. Proven ability to prepare clear, concise reports with graphics; extraordinary attention to detail. Experience on education, livelihoods, and social protection and/or child labor projects, integration of gender into project M&E, and with DOL indicators. Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Amharic preferred. Work experience in East Africa, particularly in Ethiopia, highly preferred. Minimum 8 years of experience in progressively responsible, working with communities on social mobilization activities & issues related to education, preferably in Nepal. Minimum 3 years of significant experience with USAID funded projects (ideally in a senior technical position) highly preferred. Experience in preventing, addressing and monitoring gender-based violence (GBV) and background in gender transformative programming and gender analysis preferred. Excellent English oral and written communication skills; Fluency in Nepali.
*LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST ETHIOPIA
Key responsibilities: Manage aspects of the project related to promoting community engagement and leadership opportunities for youth. Lead the development of project work plans, ensuring that targets are met and project outcomes are achieved. Lead the design, oversight, and monitoring of youth leadership activities. Recruit and manage community engagement and youth leadership staff as needed for project implementation. Contribute detailed and accurate written inputs to fulfill project technical and financial reporting requirements. Coordinate with partners, sub-grantees, government agencies, international and local NGOs, schools, and community-based organizations on project activities as needed. Participate in relevant coordination meeting to present project activities, ensure coordination with other projects, and assure highest quality of project implementation. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Master's Degree in Education or relevant field. Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership position responsible for developing youth leadership interventions. Experience with youth development, community engagement, and leadership skills training. Experience with projects that promote youth leadership development. Understanding of positive youth development and a strong understanding of gender- aware and gender transformative programming preferred. Experience working successfully with government agencies and private organizations engaged in promoting youth engagement and development. Experience working with relevant government agencies and civil society organizations. Fluency in Amharic required. Knowledge of English preferred.
*SOCIAL PROTECTION SPECIALIST ETHIOPIA
Key responsibilities: Manage aspects of the project related to improving access to social protection programs for youth and their households. Lead the development of project work plans, ensuring that targets are met and project outcomes are achieved. Lead the design, oversight, and monitoring of social protection activities. Recruit and manage social protection staff as needed for project implementation. Contribute detailed and accurate written inputs to fulfill project technical and financial reporting requirements. Coordinate with partners, sub-grantees, government agencies, international and local NGOs, schools, and community-based organizations on project activities as needed. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership position responsible for developing social protection interventions. Experience with the technical aspects of programs that seek to mitigate the impact of economic shocks, promote equity, and reduce poverty. Experience with projects that promote social protection, including improving access to health insurance, cash transfer programs, scholarships, and public works programs. Understanding of social protection issues. Experience working successfully with government agencies and private organizations engaged in the provision of social protection services. A strong understanding of gender-aware and gender transformative programming preferred. Fluency in Amharic required. Knowledge of English preferred.
*VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND EDUCATION SPECIALIST ETHIOPIA
Key responsibilities: Manage aspects of the project related to promoting education and vocational training opportunities for youth. Lead the development of project work plans, ensuring that targets are met and project outcomes are achieved. Lead the design, oversight, and monitoring of vocational training and education activities. Recruit and manage vocational training and education staff as needed for project implementation. Liaise with the donor and government officials as needed. Contribute detailed and accurate written inputs to fulfill project technical and financial reporting requirements. Coordinate with partners, sub-grantees, government agencies, international and local NGOs, schools, and community-based organizations on project activities as needed. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership position responsible for coordinating vocational training and/or education interventions, including student assessment, teacher training, educational materials/ curriculum development, educational management, educational monitoring and information systems, and labor market analysis. Experience in managing projects to address issues related to vocational training and secondary education, including access to higher education. Understanding of special educational needs of youth removed from hazardous working conditions when they enter/ return to school or are provided with alternative education services. Experience working with vulnerable youth ages 14 to 17 and their households, preferably in Ethiopia. Experience working successfully with the Ministry of Education and other relevant government agencies. A strong understanding of gender-aware and gender transformative programming preferred. Fluency in Amharic required. Knowledge of English preferred.
*YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND LIVELIHOODS SPECIALIST ETHIOPIA
Key responsibilities: Oversee overall financial management of the project, including all accounting, reporting and control activities. Manage aspects of the project related to enhancing livelihoods for youth and their households. Lead the development of project work plans, ensuring that targets are met and project outcomes are achieved. Lead the design, oversight, and monitoring of youth employment and livelihood activities. Recruit and manage youth employment and livelihoods staff as needed for project implementation. Contribute detailed and accurate written inputs to fulfill project technical and financial reporting requirements. Coordinate with partners, sub-grantees, government agencies, international and local NGOs, schools, and community-based organizations on project activities as needed. Participate in relevant coordination meeting to present project activities, ensure coordination with other projects, and assure highest quality of project implementation. Core QUALIFICATIONS & Experience: Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership position responsible for developing youth employment and livelihood interventions and the technical aspects, including life skills training, microfinance programming including savings-led methodologies micro-insurance, micro-franchising, village savings and loan programs, financial literacy, adult literacy, employment generation, alternative/ additional income generation, youth apprenticeships, internships, job placement support, pre-employment skills training, entrepreneurship, occupational safety and health training, and labor market analysis. Experience in projects promoting livelihood interventions and youth employment in Ethiopia. Understanding of child labor issues in Ethiopia. Experience working successfully with government agencies and private organizations engaged in promoting improved livelihoods for households and youth employment programs, including private vocational training programs. Experience working with relevant government agencies, civil society organizations, employers, and unions. A strong understanding of gender-aware and gender transformative programming preferred. Fluency in Amharic required. Knowledge of English preferred.
****************************** *REAGAN-FASCELL DEMOCRACY FELLOWS PROGRAM WASHINGTON, DC
The National Endowment for Democracy is accepting applications for the Reagan- Fascell Democracy Fellows Program. Dedicated to international exchange, the Reagan- Fascell Democracy Fellows Program offers five-month fellowships to leading democracy activists, journalists, and scholars from around the world. During their time in residence at NED's International Forum for Democratic Studies, fellows reflect on their experiences and consider lessons learned; conduct independent research and writing; engage with colleagues and counterparts in the United States; and build ties with a global network of democracy advocates. The program is intended primarily to support practitioners and scholars from developing and aspiring democracies; distinguished scholars from established democracies are also eligible to apply. Projects may focus on the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural aspects of democratic development and may include a range of methodologies and approaches. Fellows work full-time on their projects and receive a monthly fellowship payment, health insurance, travel assistance, and research support. The program does not fund professional training, fieldwork, or students pursuing a degree. A working knowledge of English is required. TO APPLY: Apply online by October 15, 2014 for Fellowships in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. http://fellowships.ned.org/applications/
****************************** *LEGAL OFFICER MONTPELLIER, FRANCE
CGIAR is seeking a Legal Officer in Montpellier. Primary purpose of the position: Reporting to the CGIAR Consortium General Counsel, the Legal Officer will provide legal and intellectual property guidance and expertise, and coordinate the implementation of the CGIAR Principles on the Management of Intellectual Assets, and their Guidelines, to ensure the sound management of intellectual assets in the CGIAR. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in intellectual property law. Background (MSc or BSc) in agricultural sciences strongly desired. Minimum of 8 years of experience in international transactions and IP in the agricultural/ biological field. Excellent knowledge of intellectual property law and licensing as applied to agriculture, environment and genetic resources, and good understanding of seed systems. Experience in negotiating and drafting complex legal agreements. Excellent communication and reporting/ drafting skills in English. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated self-direction, judgment, and initiative. Fast learner. Proficiency in relevant software packages (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Desirable competencies and qualifications: Background (MSc or BSc) in agricultural sciences strongly desired. Working knowledge of French and/or other major languages. Terms and conditions: The Legal Officer will be based in Montpellier, France, and will be contracted by the CGIAR Consortium for a period of three years (renewable). Relocation package and education grant (for children that do not speak French) available. Compensation will be attractive and commensurate with the level of expertise and experience. Travel will be expected. TO APPLY: Candidates are invited to send their applications by e-mail to Consortium-HR@cgiar.org. The Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centres is committed to providing an attractive, multicultural and international work environment that reflects the values of teamwork, gender equality, and respect for diversity, with a competitive compensation and benefit package.
****************************** *JUDICIAL ADVISOR LIBYA
The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative has posted an opening for a Judicial Advisor to provide technical assistance to the Secretariat of the Libyan Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) and to assist the SJC with the development of a training program for Libyan public prosecutors and their support staff. REQUIRES: Must have a Juris Doctorate degree and at least 10 years of relevant experience. Must have at least 10 years of experience in administration of judicial systems or judicial education, experience in civil law jurisdictions a plus. Previous experience building the capacity of judicial actors through the development of training curricula and evaluation of training effectiveness. Fluency in written and spoken English is required, knowledge of Arabic a plus. For more information and to apply visit http://www.abanet.org/rol/opportunities/ opportunities-home.shtml
****************************** NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTE
The National Democratic Institute has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.ndi.org/current_openings
*SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER FOR SOUTHERN AND EAST AFRICA WASHINGTON, DC
The Program Director will manage NDI's democratic development programs in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in International Relations or related subject; graduate degree desired. Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in international development, community organizing, political campaigns, organizational development, legislative affairs, or impressive experience at NDI.
*PROGRAM OFFICER / SR. PROGRAM OFFICER FOR YEMEN WASHINGTON, DC
The PO/SPO will focus primarily on providing administrative and programmatic support to NDI's Yemen country office and programs, which include political party development; electoral process strengthening; public opinion research; legislative strengthening; women and youth political participation; civil society development and citizen engagement initiatives. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree, preferably in International relations or related subject; graduate degree preferred. A minimum of four years (Program Officer) or six years (Senior Program Officer) relevant work experience in international development, community organizing, political campaigns, organizational development or legislative affairs. Demonstrated knowledge and competency in one or more areas of NDI's functional programs. Demonstrated experience in public opinion research.
*PROGRAM OFFICER: LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN WASHINGTON, DC
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs has posted an opening for a Program Officer on the Latin America and the Caribbean Team to support country staff, senior program officers and the regional director in the day-to-day activities of planning, designing and implementing programs related to strengthening political parties, civic organizations, election bodies, local governments and legislatures. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree, preferably in International Relations, Political Science or a related field; graduate degree preferred. Minimum of four (4) years (Program Officer) experience in international development, community organizing, political campaigning, organizational development or legislative affairs. Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff, U.S. and foreign government personnel and NGO community.
****************************** *CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks a Chief Information Security Officer (P-5) in Vienna. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), reporting to the IAEA's Director of Information Technology/ Chief Information Officer (CIO), and with an indirect reporting relationship to the Central Security Coordinator (CSC), is accountable for the creation, implementation, and oversight of strategies and programs designed to reduce and mitigate information security risk across the Agency to a level tolerable to the organization. The role will establish and lead an enterprise-wide information security and assurance function, ensuring that confidentiality, integrity, and availability requirements of information systems and assets are identified and managed appropriately. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field of study or equivalent. A business certification, such as an MBA, or other business-related qualification is preferred. Professional certification, such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, or other information security credentials, is preferred. A minimum of ten years of experience leading comparable information risk, security and governance teams, transforming functions and changing culture. Experience with carefully managing budgets to deliver demonstrable value. Experience with leading the response to incidents, crises, and investigations with sensitivity, tenacity, and a focus on detail. 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: 9/1/14. Vacancy no: 2014/103
****************************** *PRINCIPAL CIVIL AFFAIRS OFFICER FIELD MISSIONS
The United Nations Development Programme is seeking a Principal Civil Affairs Officer (D-1). The United Nation Secretariat maintains rosters of qualified and available candidates to fill anticipated job openings in peacekeeping operations, special political missions, and other field operations. The purpose of this job opening is to generate a list of qualified candidates for inclusion in the Principal Civil Affairs Officer roster. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in social sciences, political science, international relations, public administration, anthropology, law, economics or related area. A minimum of 15 years of experience in political science, social sciences, international relations, law, public administration, economics, civil affairs, conflict resolution and mediation, programme development, stabilization activities, public administration or related field. A minimum of three years spent in a field setting with UN Peacekeeping Operations, UN Funds or Programmes, National or International NGOs, international bilateral organizations, etc. is required. A minimum of seven years should be in a management position with responsibility for developing and implementing a strategic programme with both personnel and resource management responsibilities. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 9/8/14.
****************************** *HEALTH SYSTEMS ADVISER (LEGAL) GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Health Organization seeks a Health Systems Adviser, Legal (P-5) in Geneva. Duties: Develop tools/ methodologies to assess National Health Policies, Strategies and Plans (NHPSP) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) legal frameworks (laws, rules and regulation, regulatory mechanisms, institutions and procedures); assess the legal feasibility of NHPSP reform processes towards UHC. REQUIRES: An advanced-level university degree in law or an academic field relevant to the position. At least 10 years of experience in the area of administrative, constitutional or international law with academia, law firms, governments and/or international organizations. Experience in legal frameworks and sectoral reforms in countries (in more than one country and preferably in the health sector). Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 8/29/14. Vacancy no: HQ/14/HIS/FT433
****************************** 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.
*LEGAL OFFICER NEW YORK
A Legal Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Review contested administrative decisions; Obtain comments and other information from management on the contested decisions; Conduct extensive legal research, provide detailed analysis of assigned matters and, as required, prepare background materials and summaries of issues; Take the lead to resolve disputes by identifying options to resolve the dispute, when appropriate. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international or administrative law or closely related area. At least seven years of progressively responsible experience in law, at least three of which in international and administrative law, are required. At least one year experience in the application of regulations and rules, policies, procedure and decision-making processes of an international organization is required. Closing date: 10/7/14. Vacancy no: 14-LEG-DM-36441-R-NEW YORK (T)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NAIROBI
A Political Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Assess trends which might affect the political situation and the political impact of intra-regional issues, such as terrorism, piracy and drug-trafficking; recommend solutions/ possible action by the United Nations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related field. Experience on issues and challenges affecting East Africa or Horn of Africa, or the Great Lakes region required. Closing date: 10/7/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-UNON-36544-R-NAIROBI (X)
****************************** *ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING PARIS
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking an Assistant Director-General. Under the authority of the Director-General, the Assistant Director-General is responsible for the leadership and management of the Bureau of Strategic Planning and for providing strategic vision and coordination of programme and budgetary planning and monitoring, in liaison with Programme Assistant Director- Generals, for both Headquarters Sectors and Field Offices, in line with the Organization's Medium-Term Strategy for 2014-2021, the prevailing Programme and Budget and the emerging post-2015 development agenda. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree or equivalent professional experience in Public Administration, International Affairs or any of UNESCO's fields of competence. Extensive and relevant professional experience in senior leadership/ executive positions, in management, coordination, evaluation, budget and/or planning including substantial assignments of a regional and/or international nature. Several years of exposure to the requirements of international cooperation. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment. Closing date: 10/4/14. Vacancy no: BSP 001
****************************** *E T CONSULTANT WASHINGTON, DC
The World Bank has posted an opening for a Consultant who will use i2 suite of tools in conjunction with the new Case Management System (CMS) to help build and enhance existing INT data repositories to ensure that relevant information is available and analyzed to achieve operational results. Develop and maintain an iBase database with link to CMS. Analyze and visualize information for reports as well as queries using i2 Analyst Notebook. REQUIRES: A Master's degree or equivalent in the areas of law, criminal justice, criminology, business or public administration, accounting, information technology, journalism, or other relevant area, and a minimum of 4 years' experience in a relevant field. Expertise with i2 Analyst Notebook and iBase Designer, and familiarity with Intellishare intelligence sharing software platform. Experience using commercial online data sources such as Westlaw, Factiva, Lexis Nexis and Dun & Bradstreet to prepare analytical and investigative reports. TO APPLY: Please visit www.worldbank.org. Closing date: 9/5/14. Vacancy no: 140843.
****************************** *OFFICER, INTEGRATED AIR AND MISSILE DEFENCE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer, Integrated Air and Missile Defense (A-3/A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent will assist in the further development of political-military considerations related to NATO IAMD, including working with nations and the NMAs to develop policy and guidance. The post holder will also assist in providing political-military advice on IAMD-related issues addressed in partnership formats. He/she will provide politico-military advice as necessary on IAMD-related documents prepared by the NMAs and other originators as required. REQUIRES: hold a university degree or equivalent relevant professional experience; have at least five years' professional experience working for an international organization or a national administration, with a focus on defense policy and international relations; have extensive knowledge of modern air and missile defense systems' capabilities, operations and organization; have a broad knowledge of political-military aspects of IAMD within the NATO and multinational contexts; demonstrate the capacity for independent conceptual analysis of issues affecting the Alliance's development of an IAMD capability, and contribute effectively as a member of a team. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 9/12/14. Vacancy no: 140258
****************************** *LEGAL OPERATIONAL OFFICER (ASSOCIATE / SENIOR ANALYST) WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Legal Operational Officer. The paralegals will provide support to the Legal Department's Non-Sovereign Guaranteed Operations Division (LEG/NSG), which advises the Bank and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) on matters relating to private sector and non-sovereign guaranteed (NSG) lending, guarantee and equity transactions in the region. REQUIRES: Bachelor' degree. Paralegal or legal studies highly desirable. 2-4 years of experience as a paralegal, preferably in transactional work. Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to draft financing and legal documentation in English and preferably also Spanish. Additional ability to draft and edit documentation in Portuguese and/or French is desirable. Excellent organizational skills, including record-keeping and project planning, with a strong results orientation, and high level of attention to detail. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1400004591
****************************** *LOCAL EVALUATION CONSULTANT ETHIOPIA
International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including education, health, economic growth and democracy & governance. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work. Respect and integrity are the basis of our core values. PROJECT SUMMARY: IBTCI is currently seeking two (2) local evaluation consultants for a Performance Evaluation of the USAID Supported community based Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) Project in Ethiopia. The community based PMTCT program has been implemented in Addis Ababa and 4 regional states including Amara, Tigray, SNNPR and Oromia. The purpose of the performance evaluation is to determine the effectiveness of the CPMTCT program with specific objectives: (1) To build the capacity of regional, zonal and woreda level health bureaus to support and manage community based PMTCT. (2) Assess the contribution of the community based PMTCT program to avail integrated MNCH/PMTCT services. (3) Investigate the contribution of the community based PMTCT program impact increasing demand for PMTCT services. (4) Analyze data, findings and project documents to describe what worked best as Community based PMTCT practice and what did not, and draws lessons learned. The period of performance for this Evaluation is approximately from September - December 2014. Minimum QUALIFICATIONS include: At least 5 years of experience in managing and evaluating HIV/AIDS related programs in Ethiopia; Experience designing both qualitative and quantitative evaluation methodologies; Experience performing data collection and analysis; Knowledge of Ethiopia's healthcare system and structures (Federal Ministry of Health, Regional Health Bureaus, Regional HIV/AIDS offices, etc.); Experience and understanding about the issue of gender disparity in health and problems surrounding Ethiopian women to access healthcare services; Experience in PMTCT/MNCH. Specific tasks include: Develop/ edit data collection tools; Perform data collection; Manage and analyze and code data as needed; Make presentations about the evaluation and represent the evaluation team; Other duties as required by the team leader. TO APPLY: Please send an updated CV to recruiting@ibtci.com with the subject line "Local Evaluation Expert - USAID/Ethiopia". No phone calls please. Only final candidates will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.
****************************** *PROGRAM MANAGER - PEACE UNDER CONSTRUCTION JONGLEI, SOUTH SUDAN
CARE is seeking a Program Manager, Peace Under Construction in Jonglei. Expected Travel: Greater than 50%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The successful candidate will provide overall vision, leadership, and guidance of the project internally, with project staff, and externally with, host governments, Netherlands Government in role of donor, and stakeholders. The PM shall have principal responsibility for overall project management and technical operations to ensure that project tasks are completed and that project objectives are successfully met. S/he will lead the team and serve as the primary point of contact with the donor in South Sudan regarding implementation of activities and management matters relating to the agreement. S/he will have overall responsibility for assuring that all assistance provided under the agreement, whether by international or local experts/ personnel, is technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed; and for adequately managing and supervising the work of all experts/ personnel. S/he will be the primary point of contact for information on the progress and current status of all activities under the agreement and will establish appropriate mechanisms to ensure that activity progress and specific implementation concerns are regularly and promptly reported. Finally, s/he will manage the preparation and presentation of all proposed implementation plans and reports. The PM will lead planning and implementation of project overseeing all aspects (programmatic, financial, administrative, personnel). Ensure that all project interventions are of a high quality and lead to measurable impact. This includes, but is not limited to, overseeing the annual work plans preparation, identifying external technical support needs, ensuring that appropriate management practices are being used in project implementation and the Monitoring and Evaluation systems are being used to provide timely management information. Ensure that all project resources are being used efficiently, effectively and transparently towards meeting project objectives. Organize project implementation meetings with project staff to follow-up on project progress, recommend as required corrective measures to address problem areas. The position is based in Panyagor, Jonglei State, South Sudan and requires regular visits to the 2 project states (Jonglei and Upper Nile) where implementation will occur. The incumbent will report to the Jonglei state coordinator. Responsibilities and Tasks: Program Management; Supervise and build capacity of project staff; Liaise with CARE Nederland and other CI members and local government, and stakeholders; Program Development, Advocacy and Research; Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in International development. At least 5 years of experience working in community development in humanitarian setting. Ability to meet multiple deadlines under pressure. Minimum 2 years in senior management position. Proven capacity to effectively manage and mentor staff with various levels of skills and experience. Ability to collaborate with people and organizations of diverse background. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills. Experience monitoring and reporting on peace building/ conflict reduction grant activities. Experience in designing, managing and implementing emergency programs. Demonstrated skills in leadership and management in a complex international setting. Solid experience in staff supervision and development. Familiar with humanitarian issues in conflict settings. Experience of project management through remote management. Experience and demonstrated understanding of quantitative and qualitative M&E and analysis methods. Demonstrated financial management experience. Good project management skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 400. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** *SENIOR GENDER SPECIALIST AMMAN, JORDAN
ICARDA is recruiting a Senior Gender Specialist for immediate availability. This position will lead the gender research at ICARDA and in particular the gender component of the Dryland Systems CGIAR Research Program (CRP). The Dryland Systems CRP is one of the CGIAR research programs which aims to improve the livelihoods of rural communities in dry lands through reducing vulnerability of the most marginal agricultural production systems to climatic and market variations, and sustainable intensification of agro-ecosystems with higher production potential. The Gender Specialist will lead, facilitate and support capacity building and efforts to mainstream gender in all program activities and facilitate the development of mechanisms to monitor the performance of different research themes with regard to gender. REQUIRES: PhD in Social Sciences (e.g. Sociology, Social Anthropology, Gender in Development, Rural Development Studies, Education, Economics, Human Geography, or related fields). 5-10 years of relevant experience in gender in rural development in developing countries. A proven research record on gender research in agriculture with quantitative and qualitative analytical methods, and a track record in mainstreaming and integrating gender in agriculture research. An established international publication record related to the position, including in ISI peer-reviewed publications. Knowledge of current issues regarding gender in agricultural and rural development. Demonstrated experience in successful fund raising. Familiarity with different stages of the project/ program cycle (design, implementation, supervision, monitoring and evaluation, reporting). Demonstrated ability to develop and manage multiple partnerships. Strong English language skills, both written and spoken (proficiency in Arabic and/or French is an advantage). Willingness to travel frequently, often to rural areas in developing countries. The initial contract will be for 3 years, of which the first year will be probationary period. Subsequent employment is decided based on the merit and productivity of the staff member, and continued need for the position. TO APPLY: Please apply online at www.icarda.org/iea/ by 4 September 2014. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from women. Applications will be acknowledged, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
****************************** *PROJECT COORDINATOR (TEMPORARY) DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
Church World Service is seeking a Project Coordinator who will oversee the design and implementation of a 12-month pilot project to increase urban refugees' self-reliance in Cameroon, Rwanda and Tanzania. The position will supervise the work of project officers in each of the three project locations, develop training and case management tools for use in the pilot, and assess the impact and replicability of the approach using data collected from project participants. (Hiring for this position is expected but will be subject to funding approval). QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in a related field (e.g., Social Work, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law); Master's Degree is preferred. Four years of work experience in a related field required with a minimum of two years supervisory experience required. Experience in the development/ design of training materials and/or case management materials required. Prior work experience in workforce development or small business development is preferred. TO APPLY: Please visit the link below to view full description and apply directly online to this position. http://www.cwsglobal.org/employment/project-coordinator-urban-refugee-self- reliance.html.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY FOR USAID-FUNDED SINDH COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION PROGRAM KARACHI, PAKISTAN
International Relief and Development (IRD) is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for its USAID-funded Sindh Community Mobilization Program (CMP). This program supports the Government of Sindh (GOS) in Pakistan, including its Department of Education and Literacy (DOEL) to implement community mobilization methodologies for education, and demand-driven, gender-sensitive and child-centered increased girls' education. IRD implements CMP activities in targeted geographic areas in the Sindh Province in close collaboration with target communities and with the DOEL and the Department of Health. The COP will be responsible for overall project management and impact, and for external representation and coordination with USAID, project partners, stakeholders, and other donors. The COP is also responsible for project activity oversight to ensure quality work and compliance with contractual obligations and results, and will, where appropriate, provide technical assistance to partners. This position is located in Karachi, Pakistan. REQUIRES: Ten years of professional experience in the implementation of basic education and/or community mobilization programs; at least five years in a large, complex developing country context. Minimum seven years' COP or project director experience leading large-scale programs with public/ private partnerships, replication, and institutionalization of project activities across institutions. Minimum five years' experience in management and administration of large-scale international donor technical assistance projects requiring skills in strategic planning, supervision, and budgeting. Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multi- disciplinary teams. Proven strong communication skills, interpersonal and written, skills, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the contract. Must be completely proficient in English; knowledge of Urdu not necessary, but strongly preferred. Direct work experience with countries with similar educational profiles to Pakistan, and ideally in Sindh, Pakistan. Advanced degree in education and/or relevant field. Preferred Skills & Experience: Demonstrated knowledge of USAID best practices, guidelines, and reporting requirements. Demonstrated knowledge of the Pakistan primary and secondary education system. Success Factors: Strong presentation, communication, organizational, and analytical skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with the capacity to work individually and as part of a team. Proven ability to work productively in a multicultural environment. Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen to and respect colleagues. Experience working in Pakistan. Travel Requirements: Up to 25%. Physical Requirements: Normal Office Conditions. TO APPLY: Please apply to this COP position on the IRD career website, at: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH13/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=50F8A6A958796AB55856B31AC33A E191.NA10_primary_jvm?org=IRDDC&cws=1&rid=1306
****************************** *DESK OFFICER - MIDDLE EAST & NORTH CAUCASUS WASHINGTON, DC
International Medical Corps has posted an opening for a Desk Officer who works in close collaboration with the Regional Coordinator and the Regional Team to effect a good management, development, supervision, and support of International Medical Corps' Country Programs within a Regional Desk portfolio. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of relevant work experience or Master's degree (e.g. Public Health, Social Work, International Relations, Business Administration, International Development, etc.) plus 1-2 years of relevant experience required. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret USG/EU/UN donor regulations and requirements. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management and field programs. For more information and to apply please visit our website at www.imcworldwide.org and complete the online employment application form found under the tab "Work with IMC". Vacancy no: 14-556
****************************** *M&E ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
Futures Group has posted an opening for a M&E Advisor who will be responsible for overall project oversight and management, including contributing to specific monitoring and evaluation activities for this project, such as strengthening the national M&E system for orphans and vulnerable children; building capacity of national and subnational partners to use information in decision-making; and contributing to service mapping, secondary data analysis and monitoring of referral systems. REQUIRES: Minimum of a Master's degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Health, Public Policy/ Administration or related field. At least 5 years of experience in any combination of the following: 1) designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation of formal and informal health and/or social welfare systems; 2) community and/or national health/ social welfare and vulnerable children programs and; 3) design and implementation of research studies for complex programs in developing countries. Experience in health, HIV/AIDS, orphans and vulnerable children, and/or social welfare. For more information and to apply visit www.futuresgroup.com (click on Careers). Vacancy no: 857
****************************** 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.
*DIRECTOR, PEACEKEEPING FINANCING DIVISION NEW YORK
A Director, Peacekeeping Financing Division (D-2) is sought in New York. Duties: Establish policies, procedures and methodology for estimating resources requirements for peacekeeping operations. Prepare and present the Secretary-General's annual budget, performance reports and other mandated reports to the legislative bodies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in management, accounting, finance, economics and business administration or related area. Over fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in financial and/or programme management. Experience and demonstrated performance in managing finance or budgeting teams in the United Nations or other inter-governmental organization or public sector entity is highly desirable. Closing date: 9/29/14. Vacancy no: 14-FIN-DM OPPBA-35723-D-NEW YORK (R)
*PROGRAMME OFFICER GENEVA
A Programme Officer (P-4) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Develops, implements and evaluates scientific and technical programmes and projects related to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions and the decisions of parties. Researches, analyzes and presents scientific and technical information relevant to the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata conventions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in physical or environmental sciences, public policy, business or public administration, law or related area. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in chemical safety or waste management or related field. Closing date: 9/29/14. Vacancy no: 14-PGM-UNEP-33673-R-GENEVA (X)
*CHIEF OF SERVICE NEW YORK
A Chief of Service (D-1) is sought in New York. Duties: Serve as key interlocutor with the Fund's Advisory Board and plan, lead and coordinate the work of the Fund. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, public policy, law, journalism or related field. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in fields relating to democracy, governance, institution building and/or strengthening, political and parliamentary affairs and reforms, and/or human rights issues is required. Closing date: 9/26/14. Vacancy no: 14-PBA-DM- 35758-R-NEW YORK (X)
****************************** 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 ANALYST, INVESTMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT PARIS
There is an opening for a Policy Analyst to support and further expand the work programme of the OECD Investment Committee on Investment for Development and Infrastructure Investment. The selected candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Managers in charge of Investment for Development and Infrastructure Investment within the Investment Division of the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs. The candidate will contribute to the development of the infrastructure investment work of the Investment Division, including forthcoming projects on long-term investment in infrastructure. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in economics or law, preferably with courses relevant to infrastructure investment (cost-benefit analysis, energy policy, etc.). At least three years' experience in the field of infrastructure investment policy and PPP development, preferably in an international organization or in a national administration. Experience in dealing with governmental institutions and different stakeholders (business organizations, trade unions, NGOs) at high level, especially in Africa and Asia. Experience with managing projects (including implementation but also preparation, advocacy, budgeting and reporting), and with leading teams in multi-cultural contexts. Closing date: 8/31/14. Job Number: 09386.
*JUNIOR POLICY ANALYST - WATER GOVERNANCE INITIATIVE PARIS
There is an opening for a Junior Policy Analyst to contribute to the activities of the Programme through desk research, drafting, coordination, communication and event organization. In particular, the selected person will carry out thematic work, provide support to policy dialogues, and handle the operational tasks of the OECD Water Governance Initiative, a multi-stakeholder network of around 100 delegates from public, private and non-profit sectors gathering twice a year in a Policy Forum. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in the field of public policy or a related discipline. Knowledge of the water sector, country reforms and key issues in the Global Water Agenda. One or two years of experience working in a government or intergovernmental organization in the field of public policy, preferably in relation to water policy. Proven experience to deal with multi-stakeholder settings, horizontal activities and international contexts. Closing date: 8/31/14. Job Number: 09384.
****************************** NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*DIRECTOR OF THE STO COLLABORATION SUPPORT OFFICE PARIS, FRANCE
A Director of the STO Collaboration Support Office (A-6) is sought in Paris. In particular, the CSO Director is expected to assume the necessary leadership to enable the most effective ways for NATO and Partner Nations to use their research and development capabilities to the common benefit of the NATO Community. REQUIRES: At least 10 years of experience in Science and Technology, some of which must have been in a management capacity including: Organizational management experience, particularly with respect to planning, programming and budgeting; Demonstrated creative ability and ingenuity to devise original solutions to complex technical and management problems frequently involving international relations; A broad knowledge of Science and Technology organizations and programmes and related scientific and military activities within NATO and the NATO Member Nations; Some experience as a spokesperson for the scientific and technical community in dialogue with the representatives of the military-user community. Closing date: 9/12/14. Vacancy no: CSO-GXX-0010/2015
*OFFICER, BUILDING INTEGRITY BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
An Officer, Building Integrity (A-3) is sought in Brussels. The main functions of the Officer will include: programme management (to include financial reporting and the development of practical tools to support programme implementation) of Building Integrity; assisting in the drafting of reports and documents for NATO Committees. REQUIRES: possess a degree from a university or from an institute of recognized standing, preferably in political science, international relations or another relevant discipline; have at least 4 years' experience in working on foreign/ security/ defense affairs for an International Organisation or a national administration; be familiar with NATO policies and instruments related to partnership and cooperation; possess excellent drafting skills. Closing date: 8/29/14. Vacancy no: 140241
****************************** 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.
*PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAMME OFFICER NEW YORK
A Partnerships Programme Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Support the development of peacekeeping partnerships, policy development and guidance in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the Department of Field Support (DFS). REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international relations, law, business administration, management, economics or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area. At least one year of experience in a UN field mission or peacekeeping operation is required. Experience developing partnerships with UN and non-UN actors as well as experience working with UN Member States is required. Closing date: 9/22/14. Vacancy no: 14-PGM-DPKO-35246-R-NEW YORK (X)
*HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER (PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT) NEW YORK
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Programme Management (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Serves as a senior policy officer; to advise the Director on overall direction on specific issues; and, more generally, reviews and provides advice on a diverse range of issues related to the work of the Division, including safeguarding humanitarian principles and ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance and the linkages with other related areas. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Humanitarian field experience is desirable. Experience of working directly with and advising senior management is desirable. Closing date: 9/21/14. Vacancy no: 14-HRA-OCHA-36501-R-NEW YORK (X)
*POLITICAL / ELECTORAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political/ Electoral Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Analyses political and related events within assigned area with a view to provide early warning advice to ASG/USG or Head of Mission. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration or other related are. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in policy development within the United Nations System is desirable. Closing date: 9/21/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPA-36212-R-NEW YORK (R)
*CHIEF, POLICY AND BEST PRACTICES SERVICE NEW YORK
A Chief, Policy and Best Practices Service (D-1) is sought in New York. Duties: overseeing the work programme of PBPS and advising the Director of the Division on programmatic priorities; providing substantive direction and oversight on peacekeeping knowledge management and institutional learning, policy planning and doctrine development activities as well as on thematic advisory functions under the purview of PBPS; supervising the development of analytical and concept papers and policy options to address challenges in peacekeeping, based on lessons identified and good practices. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, law, public administration, social science or related areas. A minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience in Political Affairs, International Relations, Diplomacy, Law, Public Administration or related areas. At least five years of experience in the United Nations, other international organizations or diplomatic service is required. Experience in UN peacekeeping is required. Closing date: 9/19/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPKO-35437-R-NEW YORK (R)
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