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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated January 22, 2016


Copyright 2016. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.
COMMUNITY-ORIENTED POLICING ADVISOR
MOROCCO
Community-Oriented Policing Advisor - Morocco. AMEX holds a contract in Tangier, Morocco with the U.S. Agency for International Development. We urgently seek a Community-Oriented Policing Advisor as a full-time position there, with benefits. Position Description: Leadership position in a three-year USAID program is designed to promote community safety and security in northern Morocco along two tracks: police strengthening, and building capacity of civil society and local government. The Advisor reports to the program's Chief of Party, and serves as primary liaison with police in the cities of Tangier and Tetouan, as well as with the Moroccan national security structure. This USAID program is designed to promote community-oriented policing through strengthening relationships among local police, local government, civil society organizations and communities, as well as through building police capacity. overall impact objectives also include prevention of crime, violence, and socio-political instability through building capacity and resiliency of community associations. Advisor works closely with program team of Moroccan professionals. Required Skills of candidates: Languages: Fluency in English & French; proficiency in Arabic & Spanish strongly preferred. It is ESSENTIAL to be completely fluent in spoken and written French since you must converse with a wide variety of Moroccans in French. You will converse with other project staff in English and French. Proficiency in written and spoken Arabic is strongly preferred to converse with some Moroccans. Proficiency in spoken Spanish is a plus, to converse with some Moroccans. You will be interviewed in all these languages. But if you are NOT fluent in French and English, do not apply! Previous experience working with international development and/or foreign assistance programs. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Strong curriculum development and training experience. Knowledge of Moroccan culture and politics strongly preferred. Understanding of and experience with international and national security concerns and approaches in the Middle East and North Africa region preferred. Education: Advanced degree required, though sufficient additional experience can substitute. Experience: Minimum of 7 years of experience associated with community- oriented policing, with progressively increasing responsibility. To Apply: Email your most current and complete resume, a cover letter indicating your earliest starting date and any other information you wish to impart, and a completed AMEX application form to resumes@amexdc.com using the subject Morocco. Reply as quickly as possible since the best applicants will be interviewed as soon as they are identified. Interviews will take place in either the USA or in Morocco, in person or by Skype.
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PROGRAM MANAGER, GOVERNANCE AND EMERGENCIES
WASHINGTON, DC

Plan International USA is part of the Plan International Federation, a global organization that works side by side with communities in over 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 health care programs to education projects and child protection initiatives. For more information visit, www.planusa.org. General Description of the Role Plan International USA is seeking a candidate who will work closely with the Director and has previous experience with the following functions: Governance programming (such as civil society engagement, fragile state programming, post- conflict programming) Managing U.S. Government donor-funded programs. Experience with proposals and fundraising. Excellent writing skills. Experience in Disaster Risk Management programming is preferred but not required. The Program Manager also works closely with other Resilience Practice team members, and preferred candidates and must be a strong team player and willing to roll up their sleeves and get the job done. The Program Manager will assist with the development and implementation of Plan's Resilience strategy, and work with Plan colleagues at Regional and Country Office levels to support the implementation and growth of the organization's US Government funded Governance and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) programs. Responsibilities. Participate in developing and backstopping Plan's institutional Governance portfolio; Participate in backstopping of Plan's DRM project portfolios; As part of Resilience team, lead pursuit of institutional funding, with a focus on U.S. Government donors (including USAID, U.S. State Department); Support engagement with IH, ROs, and COs on Governance programming, practice, policy development, and initiatives; Collaborate with Plan Marketing teams in the development of Governance and DRM-related individual funding efforts and communications pieces; Represent Plan in USG-focused DRM and Governance events and fora. Knowledge, Skills, Ability. Significant fundraising experience, including preparation of technical and cost applications for USAID and other USG donors. Experience in USG-supported Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG) programming. Demonstrated experience leading the backstopping of USG-funded projects, including knowledge of USG rules and regulations for grant-funded awards. Willingness and ability to learn DRM programming. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Ability to engage collaboratively within diverse groups. Superior problem solving skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks, tight deadlines, and priorities. Ability to exercise sound judgment, make and communicate good decisions. Willingness and ability to liaise with other teams and team members. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Education and Experience. Master's Degree in relevant field required (International Development, Public Administration, Public Health, WASH, Agriculture) or Bachelor's and 3-5 years of experience in a relevant field, such as Relief operations or Logistics. Minimum of 3 years of experience managing/backstopping USAID or U.S. State Department projects. Significant overseas work experience in relief or development is highly desirable. Experience with USG- funded Governance programming highly desirable. French and/or Spanish proficiency preferred Physical and Mental Demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Annual travel up to 40%, primarily international. Our Offer to you Plan is a child-centered community development organization working with communities in over 50 countries to end the cycle of poverty for children and their families. We invite our staff to embrace Plan's mission, working in partnership with management, peers, donors, and other supporters in an effort to make lasting change for children and families around the world. We aspire to five core values that help us define our culture and to inform our business decisions: Accountability, Passion, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence - AsPIRE. Plan expects all staff to exhibit and embrace these values in every part of their work lives. We are committed to adhering to Plan's Child Protection Standards and protecting the wellbeing of children in any situation that may arise. The protection of children is everyone's responsibility. Plan offers opportunities for growth and development through internal and external training opportunities. We value the ideas and opinions of staff at any level and provide forums in which those can be shared with others. Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted. You must be legally authorized to work in the US. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. As an international child centered community development organization, Plan is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with. Plan believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community. How to apply: Plan seeks to fill this position as quickly as possible. Interested and qualified applicants based in the US should submit a cover letter and resume via our website: http://www.planusa.org/jobopps
******************************* SENIOR ADVOCACY ADVISOR ON THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
NEW YORK
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Senior Advocacy Advisor on the Sustainable Development Goals (P-5) in New York. The SDG Senior Advocacy Advisor will support the Executive Director (ED) in the delivery of her functions, specifically with regard to high-level advocacy efforts and catalyzing change, including through the development and dissemination of evidence-based knowledge products in support of the integration of the GEWE targets of the SDGs into policies, programmes, and budgets at global, regional, and national levels. Further, the SDG Senior Advocacy Advisor will support the implementation of commitments made under the Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up for Gender Equality (Step it Up) campaign, which has garnered concrete pledges from governments to support the full implementation of the GEWE dimensions of the SDGs. REQUIRES: Master degree (or equivalent) in gender issues, political affairs, international relations, social sciences, communications or journalism or related fields. 10 years of relevant experience with particular expertise in large scale advocacy and campaign design and management, as well as marketing as related to gender and/ or development issues. Familiarity with the SDGs and post-2015 development agenda required. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 1/22/16.
****************************** DEPUTY DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC INFORMATION
WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Deputy Director, Strategic Information. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of the Deputy Director Strategic Information for the USAID-funded project, Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Initiative. LINKAGES is implemented by FHI 360 in partnership with Pact, IntraHealth International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and conducts a range of activities to reduce HIV transmission among key populations (KP) - sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs - and improve their enrollment and retention in care across the HIV cascade. LINKAGES will accelerate the ability of governments, key population leaders, organizations working with key populations, and private-sector providers to plan and implement services that reduce HIV transmission among key populations and their sexual partners and extend the lives of those already living with HIV. The key elements of the FHI 360-led team's strategic and technical approach are: Identifying key populations and locales and comprehensively assessing risk; Diagnosing "leaks" and revealing access barriers within the HIV services cascade; Scaling up "what works" while innovating to ensure the most strategic use of resources and access to newly emerging technologies; Pulling down structural barriers and transforming local KP organizations; Ensuring interventions are sustainable over the long term; and Supporting the mainstreaming of human rights, gender and competency and capacity development. Responsibilities: Work with the LINKAGES Project Director to ensure that key population service delivery programs are well monitored and evaluated, with appropriate indicators of success, impact measurements, and communication of results to the donor, government, and partners. Provide SI/M&E technical leadership on key population groups, lead the SI unit team's capacity building efforts for field programs and civil society organization partners, and transfer SI/M&E technical capacity to local partners. Advise on appropriate monitoring designs and strategies for government systems that improve tracking of results of key population group service delivery across the HIV cascade. Develop and/or coordinate performance monitoring plans that reflect work plans and their indicators including M&E system, QA/QI, surveillance, data analysis and data use to as determined by the LINKAGES program. Manage M&E activities related to the performance of programs, including M&E design; selection and measurement of appropriate indicators; development of appropriate M&E recording and reporting forms and mechanisms; data quality assurance processes and systems; database maintenance; appropriate data analysis; and appropriate dissemination or results. Lead and participate in quality assurance and improvement exercises, including standards settings, regular measurement of performance according to those standards, and collaborative reviews to assess quality. Lead and participate in programmatic monitoring for improved key population group service delivery results. Work with relevant stakeholders to enhance data use in advocacy and in decision-making related to optimal strategies and interventions. Represent LINKAGES at senior level meetings and conferences. Develop and monitor budgets involving strategic information activities. Report regularly to the LINKAGES Project Director on progress and status of LINKAGES activities at headquarters and in all field offices. Stay current and up to date on all aspects of PEPFAR 3.0 programming and reporting. Lead and collaborate with partners to present and publish results of evaluations and special studies at relevant conferences and in peer-review journals. QUALIFICATIONS: Post-graduate degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. At least 10 years of experience in providing technical assistance in or conducting and/or leading monitoring and evaluation work, quantitative or qualitative research, or implementation science studies in international settings preferred. At least 5 years of demonstrated key population group technical expertise, with substantial HIV SI experience with FSW, PWID, MSM and TG essential. Familiarization with USAID and PEPFAR 3.0 data streams and performance monitoring plans essential. Demonstrated capacity building and partnership experience essential. Experience with U.S. government rules and regulations and experience working in an international NGO/PVO environment preferred. Previous work in partnership with major donors and stakeholders including USAID, UN agencies, Gates Foundation, World Bank and Global Fund preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with monitoring and evaluation, quality assurance, special quantitative and qualitative studies, implementation science, social network analyses, size estimations, surveillance, and data monitoring and audit systems related to key population groups and program service delivery. Understands the HIV-related needs of key population groups, including female sex workers, men who have sex with men, PWID and transgender individuals and has worked to support and implement SI activities that reduce stigma and discrimination. Excellent and demonstrated organizational and presentation skills. Excellent and demonstrated project management and capacity building skills. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations. Excellent organizational, supervisory, leadership and managerial skills. Ability to provide strategic leadership and advice to team, exchange information and collaborate with colleagues and peers within and outside the organization/project. Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality. Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed. To apply: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16517/deputy-director%2c-strategic-information/job
****************************** POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
NEW YORK
The United Nations seeks a Political Affairs Officer in New York. Duties: Advises the Assistant Secretary-General, Office of Operations. Department of Peacekeeping Operations (ASG/OO/DPKO) and the Under-Secretary-General, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (USG/DPKO), Integrated Operational Teams (IOTs) and peacekeeping-led field missions on integrated and mission-specific planning issues, and supports planning exercises both in Headquarters and the field. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, history, international relations, public policy/ administration, law or related field. A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required. Strategic planning experience in an inter- departmental and inter-agency context is highly desirable. Background and experience in peacekeeping operations planning is desirable. Closing date: 2/26/16. 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 Vacancy no: 52490.
****************************** DEPOSITARY AND LEGAL OFFICER ROME
The International Maritime Organization is seeking a Depositary and Legal Officer (P- 3) in Rome. The incumbent is responsible for depositary functions with respect to international instruments deposited by Governments with the Secretary-General and any legal matters related thereto. REQUIRES: A minimum of five years of professional experience with drafting and editing legal-related documentation. Experience in international law and treaty law would be an advantage. Master's degree in Law from an accredited academic institution. A high level of proficiency in English (oral and written) is essential. Ability to understand French and Spanish will be an asset. TO APPLY: please complete the IMO Personal History form and submit it. Print out a copy of the Personal History form, and sign it. The completed form should be sent, by mail or e-mail, with a covering letter to: Human Resource Officer, Recruitment & Staff Development IMO, HR Services 4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR United Kingdom Fax no: +44 20 7587 3210 E-mail: bnayna@imo.org. Closing date: 1/30/16. Vacancy no: VN 15-12.
****************************** CAPACITY BUILDING EVALUATION CONSULTANT VIENNA
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted an opening for an expert who will work under the supervision of the Project Support Officer at the FSC Support Section in the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre. The overall objective of the assignment is to develop means of evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the capacity building/ awareness raising activities within the scope of the OSCE Documents on Small Arms and Light Weapons and Stockpiles on Conventional Ammunition. The purpose is to provide the project managers with tools to effectively assess the impact of the capacity building/ awareness raising activities. REQUIRES: Master degree in sociology, business, education, international relations, law or any other relevant field. A minimum of ten years of relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), results based management (RBM), strategic planning and M&E related capacity building. Experience in evaluating capacity building projects, preferably those that are related to the field of weapons and ammunition would be desirable. Demonstrated ability to assess complex situations in order to succinctly and clearly distil critical issues. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html. Closing date: 2/1/16. Vacancy no: VNSECC01086
****************************** SENIOR POLICY OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
The World Bank has posted an opening for a Senior Policy Officer in Washington, DC. Duties: Provide effective intellectual and strategic leadership on key issues concerning GEF institutional policy and strategy within PPO and for the GEF as a whole. Coordinate and lead the preparation of key GEF institutional policies and strategies. REQUIRES: Must have a Master's degree (advanced degree) in economics, public administration or related fields and at least 8 years of relevant experience. A solid track record of leading the preparation of policies and strategies relating to institutional or process management and/or environmental/ natural resource issues. Proven strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong command of the English language, both oral and written. Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment and willing to embrace new ideas. TO APPLY: Please visit www.worldbank.org. Closing date: 2/1/16. Vacancy no: 160010
****************************** ASSOCIATE LEGAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Intellectual Property Organization has posted an opening for an Associate Legal Officer (P-2) in Geneva. Duties: Assist in planning and preparing drafts of legal documents related to copyright and related rights, including papers, studies, memoranda, correspondence, and others as requested. Assist in drafting legislative advice related to international and national copyright and related rights protection, particularly with respect to WIPO administered copyright and related rights treaties, including those that are not yet in force, and assist in providing requested advice to WIPO Member States on these topics. REQUIRES: First-level university degree in law. At least three years of relevant professional experience in the field of intellectual property law and practice in the public or private sector as a bar qualified lawyer. TO APPLY: you can download the application form from our website address, www.wipo.int. In all correspondence, please quote the vacancy announcement number. Application forms, duly completed and accompanied by a signed passport-size photograph, must reach WIPO by the closing date. Please address your application to the Engagements Section, WIPO, 34, chemin des Colombettes, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland; Tel.: (41.22) 338.91.11; Fax: (41.22) 338.98.20; e-mail: staffengagements@wipo.int. Closing date: 2/4/16. Vacancy no: WIPO/16/P2/FT003
****************************** ASSOCIATE INFORMATION OFFICER THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS
The International Court of Justice has posted an opening for an Associate Information Officer (P-2) in The Netherlands. The Associate Information Officer is responsible for collecting, collating and analysing data with a view to developing targeted information products; manages the Department's databases (text and multimedia) on a day-to-day basis and makes proposals for their further development; assists the Information Officer in the design, implementation and dissemination of information products, and in the development of communication activities. REQUIRES: university degree in law and/or journalism, with a specialization in public international law or international relations; at least four years of work experience, preferably in an international setting, in public international law or in journalism, public relations and communication, with a specialization in public international law and/or international relations; knowledge of protocol. TO APPLY: applicants are requested to send a duly completed United Nations Personal History Form and a supporting letter for the attention of the Registrar. Clearly indicate the title and number of the vacancy concerned. All applications should be sent to: Registrar, International Court of Justice, Peace Palace, 2517 KJ The Hague, Netherlands, Fax No: + 31-70-364 99 28, Email: recrutement-recruitment@icj-cij.org. Closing date: 2/1/16. Vacancy no: 2015/14.
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Political Affairs Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Provides effective integrated strategic, policy, and operational backstopping support to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) in the areas of disarmament, demobilization and reintegration, security sector reform, justice, corrections, police, and weapons and ammunition management, particularly on issues related to the political negotiations, operational and technical support, including sharing of lessons learned; planning, recruitment, including the identification of short-term expertise required, resource mobilization, and reporting. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) degree in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or related fields. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in political analysis of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is required. Experience in advisory and managerial capacity is desirable. Closing date: 3/6/16. Vacancy no: 53420
HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER GENEVA
A Human Rights Officer is sought in Geneva. Duties: Plans and coordinates activities related to thematic and country mandates on human rights, including from a gender perspective. Conducts substantive research and analysis of human rights issues/ events and assesses their impact on the human rights situation in assigned region or country and pertaining to assigned topics. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations, social sciences or related area. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, political affairs, international relations, law or related field. Experience in the area of women's human rights and/or gender issues is desirable. Closing date: 3/6/16. Vacancy no: 53498
INVESTIGATOR NEW YORK
An Investigator is sought in New York. Duties: Responds to requests for operational support from the Director and Deputy Directors, including supporting investigation and post investigation activities, such as planning organizing, conducting and managing investigations of cases of alleged misconduct, malfeasance, mismanagement, waste of resources, abuse of authority, or violations of the Organization's Rules and Regulations and Administrative Issuances. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law, international law, criminal investigation, police studies or related fields. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in investigatory work including criminal and/or administrative investigations is required. Experience in investigation management and administration together with supervisory functions is required. Experience with an international or multilateral public institution is desirable. Closing date: 3/4/16. Vacancy no: 47592
INVESTIGATOR VIENNA
An Investigator is sought in Vienna. Duties: Plans, organizes, conducts and manages investigations of cases of alleged misconduct, malfeasance, mismanagement, waste of resources, abuse of authority or violations of UN Rules, Regulations and pertinent administrative issuances; Leads and supervises a team or teams of investigators; coordinates and facilitate investigative activities of team members. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law, international law, criminal investigation, police studies or related fields. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in investigatory work including criminal and administrative investigations is required. Experience in investigation management and administration together with supervisory functions is required. Closing date: 3/4/16. Vacancy no: 50231
POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Performs the functions of Desk Officer for a certain number of countries under the purview of Africa II Division (Central, North and West Africa). 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 degree) 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, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required. Experience providing support to a field operation at the international level in Africa is desirable. Closing date: 3/4/16. Vacancy no: 52914
****************************** ECONOMISTS / POLICY ANALYSTS - PUBLIC SECTOR INNOVATION PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks Economists/ Policy Analysts. The selected candidates will lead substantive sets of research including designing research plans, carrying out desk research, preparing and administering data collection questionnaire; drafting reports; preparing and contributing to the development of new analytical frameworks to support reviews and development of indicators. They will help organize and participate in field missions, etc. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in social science or public management/ administration, economics, law or applied sciences. A multidisciplinary educational background would be an advantage. Three to seven years' practical experience conducting research and analysis to make sound policy recommendations. Experience in multidisciplinary public governance issues would be an advantage. Knowledge of data analysis and/or experience in public policy evaluation is an advantage. Excellent understanding of the range of policy and political economy issues that impact on public governance issues in various country contexts. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 1/25/16. Job Number: 10336
****************************** PUBLIC MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST MANILA, PHILIPPINES
The Asian Development Bank seeks a Public Management Specialist in Manila. Duties: Provide technical inputs to support public sector management policy and strategies in developing member countries (DMCs) within broad policies and objectives. Contribute actively to identification, development, processing, implementation and administering of loans and other projects. Ensure economic soundness and consistency with policies and strategies to further development of public financial management and local governance finance, with supervision for critical tasks. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy, Public Administration or other related fields. At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in public sector management, economic or sector policy formulation, economic and social sector analysis, regional cooperation, or related areas as well as project processing and administration. International experience working in several countries, including developing countries. To apply please visit our website at http://www.adb.org/Employment/Professional/default.asp. Closing date: 1/29/16. Vacancy no: ADB-HR-16-0006
****************************** INSPECTOR-GENERAL ROME, ITALY
The Food and Agriculture Organization has posted an opening for an Inspector-General (D-2) in Rome. The Inspector-General independently designs, organizes and directs a coordinated programme of internal oversight of the programmes and operations of the Organization, in particular its risk management, control and internal governance processes, through internal audit and investigation. REQUIRES: Advanced University Degree in Auditing, Accounting, Law, Business or Public Administration or Management. A first level University Degree may be considered for applicants with certification from an internationally recognized auditing and accountancy body such as the Institutes of Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Accountants or Internal Auditors or equivalent in other national systems. Extensive experience in a complex oversight function at the international level, of which at least 10 years at an executive level. High level and progressively responsible professional experience in a large organization with use of state-of-the-art auditing and management techniques based on advanced information technology. TO APPLY: visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and complete the on-line application. Closing date: 2/2/16. Vacancy no: IRC3098
****************************** *COUNSELLOR FOR STRATEGIC FORESIGHT
PARIS
The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development is looking for a Counsellor for Strategic Foresight who, as part of the OECD Secretary-General's cabinet, will strengthen the capacity to identify new trends, anticipate, analyze and prepare future work; will contribute to enhance knowledge and awareness of the Organization's external environment; and optimize coordination and coherence with relevant international organizations. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree or equivalent in economics, political science, sociology or other relevant discipline. Recognized as a leader in innovative thinking, with proven and extensive knowledge of several policy areas. Experience at a senior level of policy making acquired in a national administration, international organisation or think tanks with global reach. Proven ability to identify emerging issues; experience in prospective studies and methodologies. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 1/31/16. Job Number: 10323
****************************** *CONSULTANT- COMMUNITY FEEDBACK MECHANISM (CFM) CASE STUDY YANGON
The United Nations Office for Project Services 3MDG Fund is seeking a Consultant to undertake a Case Study of Community Feedback Mechanisms used by its implementing partners (IPs). This role represents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the 3MDG's Health for All team and work closely with diverse stakeholders. REQUIRES: A Master's degree in political science, social science, public health, or other related field relevant to the above duties with 7 years of professional field experience in a context relevant to this position. A minimum 7 years of relevant experience in the area of social development, beneficiary accountability, and community engagement in a development context is required. At least 2 years previous experience in implementing projects related to community feedback mechanisms, in the Myanmar context is required. 2 years in a good knowledge of civil society in Myanmar is required. At least 2 years writing and analytical skills is required. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), via e-mail to vacancies@unops.org. Kindly indicate the vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line by e-mail). Closing date: 1/27/16. Vacancy no: VA/2015/B5506/9215
****************************** 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, INVESTIGATIONS NEW YORK
A Director, Investigations is sought in New York. The incumbent is responsible for the Division's strategic and operational plans and for the management of staff and activities to ensure the achievement of performance goals and the optimal use of resources. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law, international law, criminal investigation, police studies or related fields. Over 15 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative and/or criminal investigations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, fraud, corruption and other financial and procurement related investigations of which 5 years must be at the management level. Experience in managing a large diverse group of investigators and in planning, coordinating, and directing complex investigations is required. Experience with international investigation activities is desirable. Closing date: 2/28/16. Vacancy no: 51498
*ASSOCIATE OPERATIONS OFFICER NEW YORK
An Associate Operations Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Monitors political, military, police, humanitarian, logistics and other relevant developments in assigned DPKO peacekeeping, peace-building and special political missions. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics or a related field, or political science, international relations, history or a related area is required. A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in project/ programme management, administration, political science, international relations or related area is required. Experience in an operational and/or peacekeeping environment is desirable. Experience with crisis management, particularly as applied in an Operations Room context is highly desirable. Closing date: 2/27/16. Vacancy no: 48441
*COORDINATION OFFICER NEW YORK
A Coordination Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Reviews and monitors activities in the country or region assigned, in consultation with the relevant DPKO regional divisions and other offices; assesses national and regional political and other trends, and their impact on relevant peacekeeping operations; recommends solutions/ possible action by the United Nations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, diplomacy, international law or other related field. Seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, communications, law, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required. A minimum of three years of experience working in a front office providing substantive policy advice and support to senior level UN officials or equivalent in national service is required. Closing date: 2/26/16. Vacancy no: 52314
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Advises the Assistant Secretary-General, Office of Operations. Department of Peacekeeping Operations (ASG/OO/DPKO) and the Under-Secretary-General, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (USG/DPKO), Integrated Operational Teams (IOTs) and peacekeeping-led field missions on integrated and mission-specific planning issues, and supports planning exercises both in Headquarters and the field. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, history, international relations, public policy/ administration, law or related field. A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required. Strategic planning experience in an inter-departmental and inter-agency context is highly desirable. Background and experience in peacekeeping operations planning is desirable. Closing date: 2/26/16. Vacancy no: 52490
*CHIEF SECURITY AND SAFETY SERVICE ADDIS ABABA
A Chief Security and Safety Service is sought in Addis Ababa. Duties: Directs and manages the Security and Safety Service of the United Nations office at Addis Ababa, REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in social/ political science, law, criminal justice or business administration, or related area. A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in security, risk or disaster management in the public or private service areas, such as national security, military or police, or in a corporate environment is required. Senior command or management experience in the public or private or corporate sector is required. International field experience in the UN Security Management System is desirable. Closing date: 2/25/16. Vacancy no: 52676
****************************** UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has posted openings for the following positions. TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a completed UN Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF is available in PDF or MS WORD Format and can therefore be down-loaded or printed out. Completed PHF's and CV's can be sent by: email to: unrwa-ahr@unrwa.org or fax to: (+972 8) 677 7694 mail to: Head Recruitment Section, UNRWA/HQ Gaza via UNRWA HQ Amman, PO Box 140157, Amman 11814, Jordan.
*DIRECTOR OF UNRWA OPERATIONS, WEST BANK JERUSALEM
A Director of UNRWA Operations, West Bank (D-2) is sought in Jerusalem. The Director of UNRWA Operations acts as UNRWA's representative in the West Bank where s/he directs UNRWA's programmes, operations and resources including education, health, relief and social services, and microfinance rendered for a population of more than 750,000 registered Palestine refugees. S/he is also responsible for all programme support functions (finance, human resources, procurement & logistics, construction & engineering, general administration and public information). REQUIRES: An advanced university degree from an accredited educational institution, in political science, social science, public or business administration, or international relations, supplemented by in-depth knowledge of Middle East geo-political realities and its socio-cultural implications. At least 15 years of increasingly responsible professional and managerial experience, of which at least 10 years should have been in a large governmental or international agency dealing with community programs or similar programmes to UNRWA's, and some time spent in a senior position at international level outside one's home country. The incumbent must have a high level of skill in management of broad programmes, political decision making and negotiating, security and risk management, as well as a demonstrated tolerance to frequently changing and highly charged situations. Closing date: 1/23/16. Vacancy no: 15-FO-WB-63
*DIRECTOR OF SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT AMMAN
A Director of Security and Risk Management (D-1) is sought in Amman. The Director of Security and Risk Management has a substantial level of autonomy in execution of responsibilities. S/he will work with field teams in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Gaza and the West Bank to ensure that organizational security practices and procedures are responsive to the context, based on acceptance models, tailored to the security environment, and known to staff. S/he will ensure that security plans and measures are current and appropriate to changing security environments. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree from a recognized university in security and risk management including in military and/or Police College and senior military command and staff courses, or any related discipline. At least 15 years of progressive professional experience in security management of which a minimum of ten years should have been at an international or senior management level. Excellent command of written and spoken English. Closing date: 1/26/16. Vacancy no: 15-HQ-AM-65
*HEAD OF DONOR RELATIONS AND PROJECTS SUPPORT OFFICE BEIRUT, LEBANON
A Head of Donor Relations and Projects Support Office (P-3) is sought in Beirut. The Head of Donor Relations and Projects Support Office will lead the Donor Relations and Projects Support Office and participate in developing and maintaining effective relations with key donors in the Lebanon Field and monitor the implementation of a Lebanon Field portfolio of projects funded by these donor countries and institutions. REQUIRES: A university degree from an accredited educational institution in political science, international relations, business or public administration, law, economics, development or humanitarian studies or a related discipline. At least six years' experience in international cooperation project management in the context of donor governments or international non-governmental organizations, as well as at least two years of international experience outside one's home country. Sound knowledge of UN system and humanitarian and development assistance programs. Closing date: 1/31/16. Vacancy no: 15-FO-LB-62
*LEGAL OFFICER, PROTECTION JERUSALEM
A Legal Officer (Protection) (P-3) is sought in Jerusalem. The Legal Officer (Protection) focuses on providing international law input and advice to Headquarters and all Fields on a wide range of issues, in particular protection issues arising in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. The post leads the coordination of the Agency's engagement with the international human rights system. REQUIRES: A university degree from an accredited educational institution in law, preferably with specialisation in public international law and preferably also with some further specialization in international human rights law. At least six years' experience as a lawyer in the United Nations, other international organization, in government service, the commercial/private sector or NGO, including a period of experience in public international law. Excellent command of written and spoken English. Closing date: 1/31/16. Vacancy no: 15-HQ- JR-61
****************************** UNITED NATIONS EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking applicants for the following positions. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment.
*ASSOCIATE PROGRAMME SPECIALIST, NATURAL SCIENCE PARIS
An Associate Programme Specialist, Natural Science (P-1/P-2) is sought in Paris. Duties: Provide assistance to the Secretary of IHP in the logistical organization and practical management of the statutory bodies of the IHP, including the administrative running of its sessions (Council and Bureau meetings) in compliance with the UNESCO's manual of rules and practices as well as with the Statutes and Rules of Procedure of the Intergovernmental Council of IHP. REQUIRES: Advanced university Degree in Communication, Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, History), Administration, Political Sciences or related area. At least 2 years of experience in the planning and organization of intergovernmental scientific meetings and international scientific conferences including the participation of policy makers. At least 2 years in the development, management and implementation of water communication programmes/ projects. Closing date: 1/25/16. Vacancy no: SC 440
*ASSOCIATE PROGRAMME SPECIALIST PARIS
An Associate Programme Specialist (P-1/P-2) is sought in Paris. The incumbent will contribute to the coordination, development, management and evaluation of activities related to the improvement in the fight against the illicit trafficking in cultural property and the assistance to Member States in the effective implementation of the 1970 Convention on the means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. REQUIRES: University degree in the field of social and human sciences, culture and humanities, heritage law or related areas. At least 2 years relevant professional experience in the area of culture, Humanities, or Cultural Heritage including at least one year in an international environment. Experience in implementing and managing programmes and/or projects in the field of culture. Closing date: 1/25/16. Vacancy no: CLT 006
****************************** *SENIOR ADVOCACY ADVISOR ON THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS NEW YORK
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Senior Advocacy Advisor on the Sustainable Development Goals (P-5) in New York. The SDG Senior Advocacy Advisor will support the Executive Director (ED) in the delivery of her functions, specifically with regard to high-level advocacy efforts and catalyzing change, including through the development and dissemination of evidence-based knowledge products in support of the integration of the GEWE targets of the SDGs into policies, programmes, and budgets at global, regional, and national levels. Further, the SDG Senior Advocacy Advisor will support the implementation of commitments made under the Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up for Gender Equality (Step it Up) campaign, which has garnered concrete pledges from governments to support the full implementation of the GEWE dimensions of the SDGs. REQUIRES: Master degree (or equivalent) in gender issues, political affairs, international relations, social sciences, communications or journalism or related fields. 10 years of relevant experience with particular expertise in large scale advocacy and campaign design and management, as well as marketing as related to gender and/ or development issues. Familiarity with the SDGs and post-2015 development agenda required. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 1/22/16.
****************************** *WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR ANALYST, INCLUSIVE GROWTH DIAGNOSTIC EXERCISE PAKISTAN
MSI will provide technical assistance to USAID/Pakistan to complete an Inclusive Growth Diagnostic (IGD) exercise. The IGD approach analyzes secondary data to identify the factors that foster increased investment and entrepreneurship and determines the major constraints to growth. The exercise will help USAID/Pakistan adjust its programming to address the key constraints to economic growth. The Women Entrepreneur Analyst will collect secondary data on women's entrepreneurship in Pakistan and analyze the data, along with other secondary sources, to determine the general characteristics of women entrepreneurs and the factors that constrain their growth and contribution to broader economic growth in Pakistan. The PERFORM team will support the work of a USAID/Pakistan team that is already working on the IGD. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Master's Degree (Ph.D. preferred) in economics (microeconomic focus), public policy, business, political science, or related field, with at least Master's level coursework in applied statistics or econometrics. Experience and facility with empirical economic analysis - ideally of large data sets - including exploratory data analysis and causal modeling. Knowledge and experience analyzing women's economic participation in Pakistan. Excellent written presentation skills, including native ability to read and write English. Experience with analyses of economic growth and the associated policy recommendations (e.g., growth diagnostics, growth strategies, country economic memoranda). Knowledge of and experience with economic development in Pakistan, with an emphasis on women's issues in particular. Knowledge of and experience with development assistance organizations (e.g., donors, implementing organizations). Experience with IGDs and STATA highly preferred but not required. 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
****************************** *CAPACITY BUILDING MANAGER, SPICE COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
MSI is seeking a Capacity Building Manager who will report to the Deputy Chief of Party, and collaborate closely with the Capacity Building team in Colombo Sri Lanka. This will be a full time position for one year based in Colombo with substantial travel to SPICE partner organizations and USAID's direct grant partners within the country. The Manager will be responsible for delivering on MSI's commitment to USAID under the capacity building component targeted at identified civil society organizations in Sri Lanka. The interventions will focus on institutional and programmatic capacity building and will include organizational development activities in the areas of, administrative and financial systems, governance and leadership development, strategic planning, media and communication strategies, and M&E and gender integration. The Manager will be responsible for: Overseeing the design, development, and implementation of organization capacity enhancement intervention among selected civil society organization. Implementing capacity building support based on needs identified using systematic tools, and building on the lessons and reviews of interventions to be carried out. Implementing the capacity development activities directed by USAID for development grantees. Sourcing the required capacity building support from reputed individuals and organizations with a proven track record in Sri Lanka. Commissioning, coordinating and evaluating the provision of the support, identified above that are provided through consultants and capacity building partners. Ensure gender considerations are incorporated into all capacity building interventions. Work with the SPICE M&E team to monitor and analyze progress and adjust capacity building programs as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences or a related field. Seven (7) years' direct experience in capacity building or organizational development. Familiarity with organizational development practices and tools. Knowledge of individuals and institutions in country that provide organizational development services and experience working with them. Experience working in field locations in the provinces preferred. Fluency in English and one national language required; proficiency in a second national language desired. A good understanding of and commitment to gender and diversity considerations. Experience in working on USAID funded projects and programs. 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
****************************** *COUNSELLOR FOR STRATEGIC FORESIGHT PARIS
The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development is looking for a Counsellor for Strategic Foresight who, as part of the OECD Secretary-General's cabinet, will strengthen the capacity to identify new trends, anticipate, analyze and prepare future work; will contribute to enhance knowledge and awareness of the Organization's external environment; and optimize coordination and coherence with relevant international organizations. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree or equivalent in economics, political science, sociology or other relevant discipline. Recognized as a leader in innovative thinking, with proven and extensive knowledge of several policy areas. Experience at a senior level of policy making acquired in a national administration, international organisation or think tanks with global reach. Proven ability to identify emerging issues; experience in prospective studies and methodologies. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 1/31/16. Job Number: 10323
****************************** UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has posted openings for the following positions. TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a completed UN Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF is available in PDF or MS WORD Format and can therefore be down-loaded or printed out. Completed PHF's and CV's can be sent by: email to: unrwa-ahr@unrwa.org or fax to: (+972 8) 677 7694 mail to: Head Recruitment Section, UNRWA/HQ Gaza via UNRWA HQ Amman, PO Box 140157, Amman 11814, Jordan.
*LEGAL OFFICER JERUSALEM
A Legal Officer (P-3) is sought in Jerusalem. The Legal Officer, as part of the team is responsible for providing legal counsel to the Director of UNRWA Operations, West Bank. REQUIRES: A university degree from an accredited educational institution in law, with specialisation in either of the following branches of law: international, administrative/ public, employment or commercial law; Licensure to practice law in any jurisdiction. At least six years' of progressively responsible legal experience, in a national or international organization, including at least two years at the international level, outside one's home country; Candidates will be judged on their overall familiarity and professional experience with international law, human rights law, contracts and commercial law, administrative law, employment law and criminal and civil procedure. Closing date: 1/23/16. Vacancy no: 15-FO-WB-58
*PRINCIPAL LEGAL OFFICER, INTERNATIONAL LAW JERUSALEM
A Principal Legal Officer, International Law (P-5) is sought in Jerusalem. The Principal Legal Officer (International Law) is responsible for developing strategies to promote and implement, and for providing advice and training on, relevant public international law, including international human rights, humanitarian and refugee law and UN law, particularly: the status and mandate of the Agency, privileges and immunities and related responsibilities of the Agency and its personnel, and humanitarian principles, contractual and procurement matters, the Agency's regulatory framework and administrative law issues. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree from an accredited educational institution in law with specialization in international law, preferably also with some specialization in contract law, commercial law, administrative law or employment law. At least 10 years' experience as a lawyer in the United Nations, other international organization, government service, the commercial/ private sector or NGO, including a period of experience in public international law and three years at a senior level. Excellent command of written and spoken English. Closing date: 1/31/16. Vacancy no: 15-HQ- JR-59
*SENIOR PLANNING, PARTNERSHIP AND ADVOCACY COORDINATOR BEIRUT, LEBANON
A Senior Planning, Partnership and Advocacy Coordinator (P-5) is sought in Beirut. The Senior Planning, Partnership and Advocacy Coordinator leads the Field Office's work on operational partnerships, donor relations, advocacy with key stakeholders, public information and internal communication as well as planning, monitoring and reporting. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree from an accredited educational institution in public or business administration, social or political science, advocacy, project management or international development. A minimum of ten years of practical experience in the application of the principles of the theoretical knowledge acquired in public or business administration, social or political science, advocacy, project management or international development, including at least six years at supervisory and management level in a large governmental or international organization as well as at least two years of international experience outside one's home country. Excellent command of written and spoken English. Closing date: 1/31/16. Vacancy no: 15-FO- LB-60
****************************** *COORDINATOR GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Health Organization is seeking a Coordinator (P-6) in Geneva. Duties: Implementation of the WHO resource mobilization strategy; Coordination of the Global Resource Mobilization Coordination Team (GRMCT); Fostering and strengthening of relationships and dialogue with partners and contributors. REQUIRES: Master's degree from a recognized university in the field of development studies/ management/ international relations/ public health/ economics or other social or health sciences. At least 10 years of experience in fundraising/ resource mobilization or related fields such as external relations/ international relations/ communications/ public relations, and experience in management and administration of which at least five years should be in fundraising. Considerable experience in writing and editing. Please visit WHO's e- Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 1/24/16. Vacancy no: HQ/15/DGO/FT668
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*CHIEF OF SERVICE, SECURITY SECTOR REFORM NEW YORK
A Chief of Service, Security Sector Reform is sought in New York. Duties: Formulates and implements the substantive work programme of the SSR Unit. Oversees the management of activities undertaken by the SSR Unit, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the different areas both within OROLSI and DPKO, and with other organizations of the United Nations System, in particular through the Inter-agency SSR Task Force, as appropriate. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, international relations, security sector management or related area is required. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in security sector reform or related fields is required. Closing date: 2/14/16. Vacancy no: 50583
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER LOME
A Political Affairs Officer is sought in Lome. Duties: participating in the drafting of project documents focusing on peace, security and/or disarmament in Africa; elaborating draft terms of reference and job descriptions for project staff and consultants. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social sciences, international law, management, economics, business administration, finance, international economics, development or other relevant fields. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in international security, disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation is desirable. Closing date: 2/15/16. Vacancy no: 47087
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