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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated June 12, 2015


Copyright 2015. 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.
SUPERVISING ATTORNEY NEWARK, NJ
American Friends Field Service has posted an opening for a Supervising Attorney who is responsible for: Supervision and support of Legal Services Staff; direct legal representation; participation in statewide and nationwide advocacy activities; participation in immigrant rights program services; participation in program planning, strategic direction and development activities. REQUIRES: Admission to a state bar required. Five years' experience with immigration law and procedures, with experience working with low-income immigrants and survivors of domestic violence. Minimum one year supervisory experience. Fluency in written and oral English and Spanish. Strong written and oral communication skills including public speaking. For more information and to apply please go to www.afsc.org. Closing date: 6/19/15.
****************************** DIRECTOR WASHINGTON, DC
The Organization of American States has posted an opening for a Director (P-4) in Washington, DC. Duties: Direct, lead and coordinate all the activities of the Office of the Secretariat of the General Assembly, the Meeting of Consultation, the Permanent Council, and Subsidiary Organs, dependency of the office of the Assistant Secretary General, in accordance with the legal system of the Organization. REQUIRES: First University Degree (Bachelor) in Law, International Affairs, Public Administration or related fields and 11 years of relevant experience in similar positions at national and/or international level Demonstrated managerial experience. Proficient in Spanish and English (read, write and communicate). TO APPLY: Applicants must submit electronically the following documents: OAS Application Form (Form 60); Cover Letter: describing the reasons for which you want to work at the General Secretariat of the OAS; and Resume (Curriculum Vitae). The documents must be submitted by e-mail as attachments to jobapplications@oas.org Subject: Vacancy number - Last name, First Initial. The application form is available at http://www.oas.org/EN/PINFO/HR/job.htm. Closing date: 6/20/15. Vacancy no: ST-EO/25/15
****************************** CLIMATE FINANCE ASSOCIATE WASHINGTON, DC
The World Resources Institute has posted an opening for a Climate Finance Associate II who will be a key subject matter expert and will facilitate program management and contribute to the development of high quality research products that are designed to influence targeted audiences. REQUIRES: Familiarity with international financial institutions (including development finance institutions) and global financial governance. Familiarity with international climate policy processes such as the UNFCCC negotiations and/or international climate funds, including the Green Climate Fund. Experience on clean energy finance in developing countries, including on clean energy-focused funds or financial mechanisms, vehicles, and/or specific transactions. Experience in sustainable finance particularly in developing or managing projects, integrating sustainability into business operations, or developing 'green financing' mechanisms or instruments. Graduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as finance, business, public policy, development economics, or environmental law or policy. For more information and to apply visit www.wri.org/jobs.
****************************** SECTOR EXPERT, PARLIAMENTARY STRENGTHENING PROGRAM NAIROBI, KENYA
MSI is seeking a Sector Expert in Nairobi. Under this task order, Sector Experts shall work on the PSP final performance evaluation including a desk review of all relevant project documents (e.g., the activity description, quarterly and annual reports, etc.), field based data collection, data analysis and participate in report writing. The period of performance of this task order is estimated to be from early July to late-September, including six to eight weeks of field work approximately from mid-July to early- September. The main objective of this final performance evaluation is to provide USAID information relevant to the design of a new/follow-on project. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Political Science, International Development, Governance, and/or related social science field. Expert knowledge and minimum seven (7) years of experience in conducting external performance evaluations. Prior USAID evaluation experience; evaluation design experience, including the selection of appropriate data collection methods on a question specific basis and development of a detailed data analysis plan; basic social science research skills including basic statistics, strong data visualization skills consistent with USAID expectations; familiarity with and ability to apply a range of data collection methodologies covered by USAID TIPS. Field experience that includes at least some, but not necessarily all of the following: Qualitative research including design of a tools, specifically development of structured and semi-structured interview and/or observation instruments. Qualitative research experience, particularly in conducting structured and semi-structured individual and group interviews and/or focus groups, including the creation of written instruments and transcripts for same; content analysis and other techniques for coding and transforming group/open-ended data into analyzed information; qualitative data analysis software (MAXQDA or alternative) and/or case study documentation experience; transformation of qualitative data into a quantitative form that can be merged with other quantitative data in a mixed methods analysis. Superior writing ability, including evidence of an ability to structure evaluation reports in-line with USAID expectations and in a way that logically and transparently lays out empirical findings, conclusions, and recommendations. 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
****************************** TEAM LEADER, PARLIAMENTARY STRENGTHENING PROGRAM NAIROBI, KENYA
MSI is seeking a Team Leader in Nairobi. Under this task order, MSI's Team Leader shall lead the PSP final performance evaluation including a desk review of all relevant project documents (e.g., the activity description, quarterly and annual reports, etc.), field based data collection, data analysis and report writing. The period of performance of this task order is estimated to be from early July to late-September, including six to eight weeks in Kenya approximately from mid-July to early-September. The main objective of this final performance evaluation is to provide USAID information relevant to the design of a new/follow-on project. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Political Science, International Development, Governance, and/or related social science field. Expert knowledge and at least 7 years of experience in conducting (preferably leading) external performance evaluations. Prior Kenyan and/or East African regional experience preferred. Prior USAID evaluation experience; evaluation design experience, including the selection of appropriate data collection methods on a question specific basis and development of a detailed data analysis plan; basic social science research skills including basic statistics, strong data visualization skills consistent with USAID expectations; familiarity with and ability to apply a range of data collection methodologies covered by USAID TIPS. Field experience that includes at least some, but not necessarily all of the following: Qualitative research including design of tools, specifically development of structured and semi-structured interview and/or observation instruments. Qualitative research experience, particularly in conducting structured and semi-structured individual and group interviews and/or focus groups, including the creation of written instruments and transcripts for same; content analysis and other techniques for coding and transforming group/open-ended data into analyzed information; qualitative data analysis software (MAXQDA or alternative) and/or case study documentation experience; transformation of qualitative data into a quantitative form that can be merged with other quantitative data in a mixed methods analysis. Superior writing ability, including evidence of an ability to structure evaluation reports in-line with USAID expectations and in a way that logically and transparently lays out empirical findings, conclusions, and recommendations. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY, MONITORING AND EVALUATION SUPPORT PROJECT DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
MSI is seeking a Chief of Party who is responsible for leading and managing the overall complex operations of the M&E Support project. The COP works closely with USAID/DRC's Program Office, Mission technical offices, staff and management from other USAID implementing partner operated activities, and representatives of the Government of DRC and other international donor stakeholders to ensure that USAID's assistance to DRC is informed by solid empirical evidence and analysis and that can be used by the Mission. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or PhD in a field relevant to development assistance, international affairs, political science, sociology, economics, business, public administration, organizational development, communications, or a closely related field. Minimum twelve (12) years of development professional experience working with issues related to planning, design, and performance management of international development assistance programs, preferably those funded by the USG. Experience working with previous U.S. government programs would be preferred but is not a requirement. Highly developed interpersonal communication, presentation, and negotiating skills. Strong understanding of multi-sectoral development theory. Thorough working knowledge of USG operations, regulations, policies, procedures and programs desirable. Deep familiarity with the DRC culture, society and development context or that of other similar countries in the region. Experience in comparable post-conflict countries an asset. Full fluency in both French and English 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
****************************** SENIOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
MSI seeks a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (SMEA) to oversee all monitoring and evaluation, analysis and assessment activity throughout the life of the project. The SMEA will ensure the efficacy of M&E methods and the integrity of data. A strong background in monitoring, data analysis, and implementation of performance evaluations of development assistance programs and experience in the application of statistical methods is desirable. In addition, the selected individual will have substantial evaluation (both performance and impact evaluation) design expertise, and experience in performance monitoring and evaluation in complex environments. REQUIRES: Master's degree in international development, economics, statistics, research methods, political science, public policy, social science or a related field is required. Minimum ten (10) years demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, and similar research. Experience with evaluation methodologies, population based surveys, performance management plan development, participatory data collection methods and protocols. Knowledge of, and experience with, data quality verification techniques for large development projects. Written and spoken fluency in English and French is 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
****************************** PROCUREMENT OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-test-ban Treaty Organization seeks a Procurement Officer (P-4) in Vienna. Duties: Be responsible for the planning, development and management of procurement and contractual aspects of strategic and complex projects related to CTBTO worldwide procurement of services, equipment and supplies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in public or business administration, law, economics or a related field. At least seven years of relevant working experience in the field of procurement of services, equipment and supplies (in particular contracts negotiation), three years of which should have been at the international level. UNDP or UK CIPS (certificate in Purchasing and Supplying) Level 3 or equivalent would be an advantage. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English essential. Working knowledge of one of the other official languages of the CTBTO Preparatory Commission is an asset. Additional study or training in accounting or law is an asset. When applying, please quote the vacancy announcement number and complete the CTBTO Personal History form. Please visit www.ctbto.org to apply. Closing date: 7/6/15. Vacancy no: VA166-27-2015.
****************************** NATIONAL ADAPTATION PLANS (NAPS) COUNTRY SUPPORT SPECIALIST BANGKOK, THAILAND
The United Nations Development Programme has posted an opening for a National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) Country Support Specialist in Bangkok. Under the guidance of the Lead Technical Specialist, the NAPs specialist will contribute to country dialogue, gaps assessment, technical training, and knowledge generation related to the NAP process. The NAPs specialist will also support development of potential bankable projects in consultations with the government and UNDP. REQUIRES: Master degree or above in international economics or development, public policy, international relations, environmental policy, or closely-related field. A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in the fields of climate change adaptation and mitigation, climate change finance, project formulation and management, and/or international development. Experience working with and delivering support to developing country governments. Sound understanding of sustainable human development, environmental management issues, adaptation, vulnerability and impacts of climate change, and other related sustainable human development issues. Experience working in Africa, Asia Eastern Europe and/or Latin America. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 6/26/15.
****************************** 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 PROGRAMME OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Programme Officer (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Coordinates the work of the Interdepartmental/Inter-agency Task Force on African Affairs to ensure coherent and coordinated UN system-wide support for Africa's socio-economic development, peace and security, including NEPAD programme. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, development economics or related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area, including experience in both analytical and policy oriented work on the nexus between peace and security and development in Africa, is required. Experience in coordinating interdepartmental work on peace, security and development is desirable. Experience in working on NEPAD programme is desirable. Closing date: 7/27/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-OSAA-43300-R-NEW YORK (R)
SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER NAIROBI
A Senior Legal Officer (P-5) is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Serve as a recognized expert and direct programme/ projects in national environmental law, including MEAs implementation, environmental rule of law and the law of natural transboundary resources. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law, environmental law or related fields. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in the field of environmental law, including legal analysis, research and writing. Closing date: 7/26/15. Vacancy no: 15-LEG-UNEP-41493-R- NAIROBI (X)
CHIEF OF SERVICE, FIELD SUPPORT NEW YORK
A Chief of Service, Field Support (D-1) is sought in New York. The Chief of Service is responsible for leading and directing the implementation and delivery of programmed activities of the Service in a timely manner; s/he supervises, manages and directs the work of the Service including the Training and Development Section, the Information Management Section, the Critical Incident Stress Management Section and the Aviation Risk Management Unit. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in social sciences, management, security or related field. At least fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in security management, humanitarian, political or peacekeeping operations is required. A minimum of 5 years' experience at the international level is required. Closing date: 7/25/15. Vacancy no: 15-SEC-DSS-40500-R-NEW YORK (X)
HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Serves as a policy officer; advise on overall policy direction on specific issues, including UN integration and integrated planning, peacekeeping and peace building, the transition from relief to development and civilian capacity development; and, more generally, reviews and provides advice on a diverse range of policy issues related ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian protection and assistance and the linkages with other related areas such as those described above. 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. Experience in drafting policy documents and providing policy advice is required. Experience in issues related to the protection of civilians in armed conflict and or international humanitarian law is desirable. Closing date: 7/25/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-43157-R-NEW YORK (X)
****************************** INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE
The International Labour Office seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Please visit ILO's e-Recruitment website at: erecruit.ilo.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
ILO LIAISON OFFICER YANGON, MYANMAR
An ILO Liaison Officer (P-5) is sought in Yangon. The ILO Liaison Officer for Myanmar is the ILO representative in Myanmar and as such is responsible for management of all resources allocated to the office and maintaining the image and reputation of the ILO in this country. The position serves as programme manager of ILO activities in Myanmar and ensures that ILO tripartite constituents are provided with high-quality, timely, well-coordinated and integrated services responsive to their needs and tailored to their realities. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law, economics, political or social science or other relevant area. At least ten years of professional experience in the implementation and management of development programmes and/or field operations, including in the area of labour and social policies and at least five years at the international level. Considerable experience in a managerial role. Field experience would be an advantage. Experience within the United Nations System would be an advantage. Closing date: 6/25/15. Vacancy no: CALL/P/2015/12
LEGAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Legal Officer (P-2) is sought in Geneva. The incumbent will be required to participate in all tasks within the competence of JUR, including preparing legal opinions, drafting legal documents and formulating legal advice on the application and interpretation of administrative and policy matters. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in law, or its equivalent, preferably with specialization in international, constitutional or administrative law; familiarity with labour law would be an advantage. Minimum of one year of national or international legal experience. Closing date: 6/21/15. Vacancy no: RAPS/2/2015/JUR/01
****************************** *PROGRAMS TEAM LEADER / A2J PROJECT MANAGER JUBA
Pact is seeking a Programs Team Leader/A2J Project Manager in Juba. At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The South Sudan country office contributes to realizing this purpose by giving communities the skills to sustain peace and be in charge of their development. Pact South Sudan envisions empowered, accountable, responsive and productive communities and public, private and civil society sectors, inspired by their actions to secure sustainable peace, development, good governance and social justice. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Country Manager, the Programs Team Leader/A2J Project Manager position has two main roles: As Programs Team Leaders, the successful candidate is responsible for the timely and effective implementation of all programs in South Sudan through oversight of and mentoring to the individual Project Managers. Overall responsibilities include: programmatic management; technical and team management oversight; donor, government and partner liaison; new business development; and oversight of programmatic and financial management and reporting. S/he will oversee the implementation of all programs/ projects, develop future programs and foster integration and synergy among the various programs. S/he will support the Country Manager in representing Pact's work with the donor community and other stakeholders in the region. S/he directly supervises all Project Managers (2-4). As the Project Manager (PM) for the US Department of State, INL-funded Access to Justice Program, the successful candidate will be responsible for overall program oversight and meeting the project's objectives, interfacing directly with the donor and managing staff. The PM will be responsible for developing and maintaining good working relationships with host government officials, local and international partners, local community groups, and other stakeholders. The PM bears ultimate responsibility for ensuring that direct project activities and the sub-grantees meet USG and program requirements. S/he will supervise the Deputy Project Manager. Key Responsibilities: A2J Program Leadership and Management - 65%: Line-manage and provide mentoring and coaching for the Deputy Project Manager and provide leadership for all staff involved in the development and implementation of projects and programs. Ensure proper implementation of Pact's performance management systems for direct reports. This can include: proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback, and coaching and identifying necessary staff development needs for direct reports; Ensure supervision of field office activities. This includes support and oversight for hiring and management of field staff, subcontractors and consultants, detailed workplan development, technical training and mentoring of staff as required, and other standard implementation activities; Provide oversight on financial management and procurement; Facilitate planning, quality assurance and supervision of program monitoring, evaluating, and reporting; Ensure oversight of delivery, management, and monitoring of sub-grants; As applicable, make periodic visits to field sites, to monitor the status of project activities. Develop donor reports, communications materials and project evaluations in collaboration with the MERL department. Technical and Management oversight of NCSO and other projects-30%: Provide technical and management support to the NCSO project, through direct supervision of the Project Manager; Coordinate the timely deployment of financial and human resources across all support departments for program success and attainment of desired results/ indicators. Oversee the overall program management cycle (planning to evaluation), ensuring that projects and programs are delivered to the highest quality and meet Pact and Donor standards and requirements. Ensure that proper program monitoring and evaluation systems are in place. Ensure that all project deliverables are met in a high quality, cost effective and timely fashion. Provide oversight with the design and implementation of activities with partners, beneficiary groups and other stakeholders; Regularly report on project status to the Country Manager and Pact DC portfolio team; Develop synergies among all Pact programs, and ensure linkages between the Programs, MERL, Grants, Operations, and Finance teams. Networking, Coordination and New Business Development - 5%: Ensure strong cooperation and collaboration with partners, donors, government, and other key stakeholders as a base for building/ maintaining/ expanding a sustainable country program. Coordination with appropriate external stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, and implementation; Contribute to proposal development efforts in cooperation with the Country Manager and Opportunity Development. Other: Perform other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in international development, law or related field required; Minimum of five (5) years of project management experience. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in international development, law or related field. Experience managing large scale USG funded project(s); demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with USG policies, rules, regulations, and procedures; Experience managing complex, multi-partner programs, especially in conflict and post- conflict environments; Experience in access to justice, rule of law and/or justice sector interventions in transitional societies; Demonstrated skills in strategic and program planning; Demonstrated skills in negotiating with partners at a strategic and contractual level and proven skills in diplomacy; experience building capacity of local NGOs; Fluent English language skills, both written and spoken; Experience working in a developing country; experience in Sudan/ South Sudan is a plus. Willingness to travel to very remote parts of South Sudan. Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Consistently works within internal process and procedures and ensures others do the same. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Ability to focus and achieve results. Project Management: Excellent planning and resource management skills; Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences; Ability to problem-solve complex issues; Ability to multitask with ease and grace, balancing and adapting to frequently changing priorities; Advanced negotiating and conflict resolution skills; High proficiency in managing budgets. Technical Skills: Knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations; High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems; General understanding of development challenges and operating environments. People Management: Experience in supervising staff, including effective delegation and/or task/ role assignment and providing honest feedback and accountability for performance. Ability to mentor others and model successful management techniques and approaches. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0057. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** *GENDER AND PROTECTION ADVISOR GAZIANTEP, TURKEY
CARE is seeking a talented Gender and Protection Advisor who will be the Country Office's primary focal point for ensuring that protection and gender equality objectives are mainstreamed and that relevant capacities are built to enable gender sensitivity and gender transformative practice. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English, Arabic desired; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. S/he will be responsible for developing clear strategies on gender and protection with special attention to strengthening psychosocial wellbeing and will lead in the implementation of these. S/he will work directly with partners to build capacities and provide technical advice/ supervision to implementing staff and volunteers. She will monitor the impact of the implementation of the gender and protection strategy of the project and the impact of capacity building activities. S/he will also work closely with program staff to embed protection, gender sensitive and transformative approaches within design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes. This position will ensure alignment of these strategies and actions to CARE International's Syrian Response Gender Emergencies Strategy and CARE's global gender equality commitments. Protection activities will be guided by the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and the IASC Guidelines on Gender-based Violence (GBV) Interventions in Humanitarian Settings and the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. S/he will work closely with the CARE UK Senior Advisor for Protection and Gender in Emergencies and the CARE Austria Psychosocial Advisor. Primary Responsibilities: Ensure protection mainstreaming and gender sensitivity across CARE's work; Capacity Building of CARE and partners; Program design and technical advice on psychosocial support programs; Coordination and program development. PRIMARY SKILLS: Master's Degree in Gender Studies, Social Work, International Relations, Conflict transformation, Development studies, or related discipline. A bachelor's degree will be acceptable only if the candidate can demonstrate sufficient experience in gender and protection programming in conflict settings. Eight years of experience working on gender and protection issues in humanitarian contexts, including experience of field-level management of complex humanitarian response and resilience programs; and all phases of the project/ program cycle. Proven experience of successful capacity-building of humanitarian field staff and partners on gender and protection concepts, theory and practice. Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English. Ability to work in multi-cultural team. Excellent communication and writing skills. Strong networking capability. Ability to organize and facilitate training sessions. Ability to develop capacity building frameworks and work plans. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2707. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *OPEN CALL FOR TECHNICAL PROPOSAL WRITERS, FRENCH SPEAKERS WORLDWIDE
ChildFund International is seeking a range of Child Protection, HIV/AIDS, Sexual Reproductive Health, Livelihoods, WASH, Early Childhood Development and Education subject matter experts for short-term technical proposal writing assignments. Candidates must be native French speakers with the ability to write proposals in French. This person should have the ability to work effectively both individually and as a member of a team. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a relevant field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience serving as a lead technical writer on donor proposals for the European Commission and/or USAID. Experience with child focused program implementation is preferred. Demonstrated ability to serve as technical writer on donor proposals is preferred. Native fluency in written and spoken French. Experience living and/or working in West Africa is preferred. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, develop, and produce written and research products. TO APPLY: The applicants will need to apply here: https://app.betterinterviews.com/careers/ChildFundInternational/vacancies/4720.
****************************** *ASSOCIATE PROGRAM OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
The International Development & Exchange Programs of World Learning has an immediate opening for an Associate Program Officer. The Associate Program Officer serves as overall point of contact, conduit, and desk officer back-stopper for assigned World Learning civil society and governance projects and activities. S/he works collaboratively with World Learning field and headquarters staff as well as partners and donors to ensure that projects are effectively supported, promote information exchange and internal learning, and to support new program development. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree and three years of related work experience or Master's Degree plus two years related work experience. Experience implementing or backstopping USAID or US Department of State funded projects. Experience with budget preparation. Excellent oral and written English language communication skills. Familiarity with MSWord, Excel, Power Point. Energetic and strong team player. Detail oriented with excellent organizational ability. Strong cross-cultural and communications skills. Commitment to full inclusion of people with disabilities, LGBT+, religious minorities, ethnic minorities, youth, indigenous people, and both women and men in World Learning's work. Ability to work independently and within a team. Desired Qualifications: Second language proficiency. Experience living and working in developing or transitional countries. Experience with programs related to civic education, policy or community advocacy, inclusive development, and/or civil society sector development. Experience developing funding proposals to US government or other bi-lateral/ multi-lateral funders. Ability to travel internationally. TO APPLY: Please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. If you do not see the job you are interested in, please "search all." Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Please note, a resume and cover letter are required when applying for this position. Qualified applicants must apply as soon as possible as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Once a qualified candidate has been identified, this position will be closed. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in joining World Learning. World Learning is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
****************************** *SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT YANGON, MYANMAR
World Learning seeks to recruit a subject matter expert (SME) to design and start-up the "Organizational Development in Civil Society" in Yangon with IPACE and work hand- in-hand with Myanmar national trainers to (a) lead coursework in Myanmar language and (b) build their knowledge and capacity in this technical sector. Anticipated Period of Performance: July 20 - August 29, 2015 (course implementation and TOT on-site July 27 - August 15). The SME will lead development of an intensive, multi-week course (anticipated period of six weeks, 50 hours of coursework) on organizational development basics. In this role, the SME will work with IPACE trainers (who are Myanmar nationals) to start-up course implementation through intensive training of trainers (ToT). This would require working with IPACE trainer/s in the classroom during course implementation to introduce course materials to students and ensure trainers are well versed in course content so that they may assume responsibility for course instruction in future. IPACE plans to offer two sections of the "Organizational Development in Civil Society" course (approximately 20-25 students each section; 40- 50 total), requiring the SME to lead two sections of the course with co-trainers. World Learning envisions the "Organizational Development in Civil Society" course will focus on the needs of advocates and civil society representatives, and create a learning approach that is "hands on" and practitioner based. Most iPACE participants represent small- to medium-sized organizations that are struggling to expand their organizations in response to increased activity/ opportunities/ donor funding. Or they are talented leaders struggling to get their organizations/ groups off the ground. Deliverables: Design one six-week course (approximately 48-50 hours total) on "Organizational Development in Civil Society" implemented with IPACE at American Center in Yangon. In class course instruction of "Organizational Development in Civil Society" course in two sections; approximately 16 hours of in-class instruction per week (8 hours for each section) while in Yangon. Full course curriculum, including all modules and attendant materials, submitted as a course training manual. Final report on course implementation with recommendations for program improvement, follow-on course options or activities, etc. QUALIFICATIONS: Native English speaking and writing skills required. Knowledge of OD best practices for CSOs in developing contexts. Knowledge of Myanmar's civil society and governance environment strongly preferred. Prior training and ToT experience preferred, with experience in designing and conducting intensive courses designed for political and civil society activists in transitioning democracies. Flexibility to teach according to varying course schedules for course start-up at IPACE. Period of Performance & Level of Effort: World Learning proposed a start date in Yangon of July 20 with a course start date of July 27. World Learning will discuss level of efforts in more detail with the select SME. TO APPLY: Interested persons should send their CVs to IPACE@state.gov by June 13, 2015.
****************************** *PROGRAM OFFICER III WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 seeks a Program Officer III to provide program management support to our governance, peacebuilding, and civil society programs in Latin America and the Caribbean and to support business development efforts for the Department. The Program Officer III is responsible for liaising with field offices and staff, providing operational and logistical support to field staff and activities, managing backstopping and support tasks, and providing technical inputs on programming as needed. The position is based in our Washington DC office. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in a related field. At least eight years of experience in international development program support, management, and/or implementation. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong and demonstrated program/ project management skills. Ability to problem-solve and implement corrective action as needed. Ability to prepare reports and provide information to management in a timely matter. Experience with USAID programs preferred. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and Spanish. Bachelor's degree or its international equivalent in international development, international affairs, or related field. Master's degree preferred. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. TO APPLY: apply online at https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15520/program-officer-iii/job
****************************** *PARALEGAL DURHAM, NC
Church World Service has posted an opening for a Paralegal. The primary purpose of the CWS Durham Paralegal is to provide administrative support to the CWS Durham Immigration Legal Services Program, and assist BIA Accredited Representatives in providing eligibility screenings, application completion, and follow-up services, to eligible refugees, asylees, lawful permanent residents (LPRs), and other immigrants eligible for the Central American Minor (CAM) Refugee Program. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience. The successful candidate will have previous work or volunteer experience with asylum seekers, refugees, asylees, and other immigrants. At least one year (or two academic semesters) of experience as a paralegal or intern in a law office or non-profit legal services environment is preferred. For more information and to apply please go to www.churchworldservice.org.
****************************** *OFFICER, GLOBAL HEALTH POLICY AND ADVOCACY LOS ANGELES, CA OR WASHINGTON, DC
International Medical Corps has posted an opening for a Global Health Policy and Advocacy Officer who will work as part of the Domestic and International Affairs team to advocate on behalf of global health and nutrition policy and ensure that International Medical Corps' expertise is utilized in the development and implementation of U.S. government policy and priorities. REQUIRES: Master's degree in international relations, public health, or related field preferred. Three to five years of experience in federal policy in a congressional office, government relations department of an organization, or related setting. Two to three years of experience working on humanitarian and/or global health issues; previous experience working with the U.S. Congress and demonstrated knowledge of the legislative and appropriations process. 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: 15-243.
****************************** *LEGAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The International Telecommunication Union seeks a Legal Officer (P-2) in Geneva. Duties: Prepare and review drafts of contracts, agreements, MoUs and project documents. Conduct legal research, provide analysis of cases of jurisprudence and prepare studies, briefs, legal documents and correspondence on issues of administrative, commercial, international (public and private) and intellectual property law. REQUIRES: University degree in law or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education, with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of a university degree in one of the fields above. At least three years of progressively responsible experience in a legal service. TO APPLY: Submit the complete application with personal history form to the Head of the Human Resources Administration Division, Administration and Finance Department, at the following address: International Telecommunication Union Place des Nations, CH-1211 Genève 20, Suisse recruitment@itu.int. Closing date: 7/20/15. Vacancy no: 7P-2015/SG- JUR/EXTERNAL/P2
****************************** *STAFF OFFICER, MULTI-NATIONAL INTERACTION AND COLLABORATION NORFOLK, VA
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Staff Officer, Multi-National Interaction and Collaboration (A-2) in Norfolk. Duties: Facilitate and coordinate Nation Engagement Team visits, Chiefs of Transformation (COT) workshops and Chiefs of Transformation Conference (COTC). Implement nations support activities regarding Transformation, Action items from COTC or COT Workshop. REQUIRES: University Degree and 2 years function related experience. Sound communication skills to brief and staff complex issues up to 3 star. High diplomacy, persuasion and motivational skills together with a sound understanding of national sensitivities. The ability to apply a process-based method for effective task management. The ability to analyze problems in situations where no precedent exists but general policy and goals are defined. Quickly determining and executing a course of action using constructive thinking and judgment. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 6/30/15. Vacancy no: TSC FEN 0150
****************************** *SENIOR VERIFICATION COORDINATION OFFICER THE NETHERLANDS
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons seeks a Senior Verification Coordination Officer (P-4) in The Netherlands. Duties: Coordinate and align the input from the Heads of Branches. Analyze issues and risks that may affect overall implementation of division objectives and identify possible remedies. Prepare sensitive correspondence on behalf of the Director of Verification. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in a relevant field, e.g.: international relations/ studies, disarmament/ military, law, natural science or engineering (ideally chemistry), management, business administration. At least 7 years of professional experience in a relevant field (or at least 9 years with a first level degree, or at least 13 years with equivalent or specialized training). Expert knowledge of analysis/ review - primarily related to international treaty obligations or technical (ideally chemical) industry. Experience in developing guidelines & effectively communicating these for implementation. Please apply online at https://www.opcw.org/PHFOnline/Welcome.aspx. Closing date: 7/2/15. Vacancy no: E-VER/SVCO/F0204/P-4/17/04-15
****************************** *PROGRAMME MANAGER COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
The International Organization for Migration has posted an opening for a Programme Manager (P-3) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Duties: Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the administrative and operational activities of the programme in close coordination with the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and participating missions. Lead in mobilizing co-funding for the programme under the guidance of RO Bangkok and Resource Management Officers (RMO) from participating missions. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Economics, Law, Political or Social Sciences, Management or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience. International experience in managing, developing and implementing programmes related to labour migration, employment, social development or related fields. Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities, as well as with international institutions. Previous experience of working in Asia, specifically the Colombo Process countries. Familiarity with SDC donor procedures a definite advantage. TO APPLY: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, referring to this advertisement. For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/pid/165. In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly filled in and submitted with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for applications. Closing date 6/11/15. Vacancy no: SVN2015/64(P)-INT
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER NAIROBI
The United Nations seeks a Senior Programme Officer (P-5) in Nairobi. Duties: Takes the lead to develop, implement and evaluate assigned programmes/ projects in the field of international environmental law; directs subordinates in programme/ project development, implementation, monitoring and assessment; directs review of relevant documents and reports; identifies priorities, problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and initiates follow-up actions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international law, international relations, environmental management, or a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, preferably in the field of the environment. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 7/20/15. Vacancy no: 15-MPA- UNEP-41457-R-NAIROBI (X)
****************************** INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
The International Fund for Agricultural Development seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Applicants should send an IFAD personal history form to vacancy@ifad.org.
*JUNIOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICER, OFFICE OF PARTNERSHIP AND RESOURCE MOBILIZATION ROME
A Junior Professional Officer, Office of Partnership and Resource Mobilization (P-2) is sought in Rome. The objective of the position is to support the overall goal of the Partnership and Resource Mobilization Office to strengthen IFAD's outreach and partnership performance and to ensure innovative, efficient, and effective resource mobilization and supplementary and trust fund management. The selected candidate will play a key role in brokering and supporting private sector partnerships, in line with IFAD's private sector engagement and partnership strategies. REQUIRES: Minimum Master's Degree in subject related to international relations, development policy, economics, business law, and/or advanced professional qualification in partnership development/ resource mobilization related-discipline. Minimum of 2 to maximal 4 years in a relevant field. Some working experience on rural development issues in IFAD borrower countries will be an advantage. Experience in data-base administration and capacity to organize records and data into meaningful profiles for effective reporting. Closing date: 6/14/15. Vacancy no: 1367
*JUNIOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICER, POLICY AND TECHNICAL ADVISORY DIVISION ROME
A Junior Professional Officer, Policy and Technical Advisory Division (P- 2) is sought in Rome. The JPO will assist in supporting the implementation of the gender policy, with specific attention to strengthening aspects of targeting and gender mainstreaming in IFAD-supported operations, developing knowledge management products, capacity building, policy dialogue and developing partnerships. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in subjects related to Rural Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, International Development Studies, Gender Studies preferred. Two to up to 4 years practical experience in fields related to the job description. Some working experience on pro-poor and gender equality issues in developing countries would be an asset. Closing date: 6/14/15. Vacancy no: 1368
****************************** *DIRECTOR, GLOBAL HEALTH VIENNA, VIRGINIA
International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over eighty-five countries and has implemented over one hundred and fifty 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, democracy & governance, and agriculture. IBTCI has a major focus in conflict/ post-conflict and transitional settings. Quality and integrity form the foundation of our values. IBTCI is seeking an experienced and motivated Director, Research and Evaluation to support its growing global health portfolio. This position will be based primarily in our Vienna, VA Headquarters with some time in its downtown Washington, DC satellite office. U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency required. RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will work within IBTCI's Global Health Practice Area in a dynamic environment. As an integral member of this small business, the Director will have opportunities to hone in on a range of technical, managerial, and business development skills and to demonstrate leadership and innovation. Following are his/her responsibilities: Technical: Design (or provide technical assistance in the design of) program evaluations; research methodologies; instruments and tools; and performance monitoring systems for health projects. Lead and support the review of technical deliverable's for global health research and evaluations. Conduct health project evaluations, assessments, or policy studies in the field. Conduct data analysis of impact evaluation results. Provide research and evaluation capacity building services. Prepare and present technical papers at conferences, meetings, and workshops. Prepare manuscripts for publication. Business Development: Implement new business development opportunities for the global health practice. Lead or serve as a team member in proposal preparation activities. Prepare technical sections of proposals. Represent IBTCI in business development with partners or clients. Assist program staff with consultant recruitment for proposals and technical assistance activities. Management: Strategic oversight for contract implementation including oversight of logistical and operational aspects of contracts. Quality control for contracts and work products submitted by consultants. Budget management and oversight for contracts. Facilitate development of consultant and sub-contractor scopes of work for contracts and purchase order agreements. Manage relationships with U.S. and internationally-based consultants and sub-contractors. Provide management backstopping for consultant teams in the field. Managing Global Health Practice resources in project implementation. Represent IBTCI in project implementation meetings with partners or clients. Serve as primary US-based point-of-contact for clients, as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, International Affairs, Public Policy; Public Administration, Business Administration and/or Statistics/ Social Research; doctoral degree desired but not required. Minimum of 10 years' experience in providing global health technical assistance of foreign assistance or donor projects. Seven to 10 years of experience in providing technical assistance in the evaluation of foreign assistance programs. Demonstrated experience in quantitative and qualitative study design including large- scale surveys, and analytical techniques for development programs is essential. Expertise in designing and conducting impact evaluations, performance evaluations and operations research and training on such. Demonstrated experience in quantitative analyses using SPSS, STATA and/or other analytical software packages including qualitative analytical software packages such as Atlas.ti or NVivo. Demonstrated experience in global health with in-depth knowledge of at least one of the following programmatic areas: HIV/AIDS, maternal, neonatal, and child health, reproductive health and family planning, nutrition, malaria or other infectious diseases, non- communicable diseases, and/or health systems strengthening. Experience working on USAID-funded projects and USAID Evaluation Policy. Field experience leading the research and evaluation of global health programs. Experience in financial and contract management desired. Strong oral and written communication skills required. Ability to effectively work in teams and embrace participatory approaches. Capacity to work in a fast-paced work environment on multiple tasks. Takes pride in the quality and integrity of his/her work. Demonstrable results oriented, flexible and problem solving skills. Fluency in written and spoken English required; fluency in a second language desired, especially French, but not required. TO APPLY: Please submit all application materials (CV, cover letter, references, and an original writing sample) at https://ibtci.devhire.devex.com/. Any questions please contact yinanli [AT] ibtci [dot] com. No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination of race, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We are an E-verify employer.
****************************** *DIRECTOR - GOVERNMENT RELATIONS WASHINGTON, DC
CARE is seeking a talented Director of Government Relations (DGR) to lead CARE's efforts to influence US government policies and funding, overseeing a team responsible for delivering CARE's position on key priorities and positions to the US Congress and the Administration, and with peer organizations and coalitions in Washington. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: THIS POSITION IS PENDING DONOR APPROVAL. S/he serves on the Advocacy department's Senior Management Team (SMT) where s/he helps shape and manage the implementation of Policy Advocacy Unit's (PAU) strategic and annual operating plans. Primary Responsibilities: Staff management - supervises, leads, guides, mentors and supports the Government Relations (GR) team. Serves as a member of the Advocacy SMT and contribute to the overall achievement of the strategic goals of the unit. Directs the creation and implementation of advocacy strategies in support of the organization's policy agenda with Congress, the Administration and other key actors. Develops and manages the execution of an advocacy strategy for one of advocacy's priority areas of focus. Ensures the timely submittal of accurate lobbying reports as necessary. Leads efforts to develop strategic partnerships with like-minded organizations in order to help achieve CARE's advocacy agenda. Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Master's degree in International Relations, Public Policy or a related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience. 7-10 years government relations and/or congressional experience. 3-5 years international development and relief experience. 3- 5 years hands-on management and budgeting experience. Demonstrated skill in policy advocacy/ legislative work with Congress and Administration. Knowledge and solid understanding of international development and relief issues. Solid knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding international and foreign assistance policies and programs. Thorough understanding of legislative/ executive branch processes, including budget and appropriations. Advanced oral and written communication skills. Proven skill in management of staff and budgets. Leadership of cross-divisional teams. Planning, organizing and managing complex organization initiatives. Strong interpersonal skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid= 2693. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *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/.
****************************** *ATTORNEY GENERAL KOSRAE STATE, FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
Kosrae State Government is seeking an Attorney General. This is a cabinet level position in the Kosrae State Government. Kosrae is one of the 4 states making up the FSM. It is a two year contract position. The Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the State of Kosrae, providing legal advice to the Executive Branch and representing the State of Kosrae in State and National Courts. The AG directly supervises a staff of 2 attorneys and 1 or more paralegals, with additional secretarial and support staff, as well as liaising closely with the Kosrae Police Department. Role and Responsibilities: Provide legal advice issues to the Government of the State of Kosrae, and where necessary draft legal opinions, on a wide variety of issues. Draft contracts and review all State contracts. Represent the State of Kosrae in National and State Courts in criminal, civil and appellate matters. Attend all cabinet meetings. Advise the Government on international treaty and foreign aid issues. Supervise and coordinate work activities of staff attorneys and paralegals. Assist the professional development of staff and assist staff in preparing to sit the FSM Bar exam. Review, revise and where necessary draft legislative measures and when requested testify before Legislative Committees. REQUIRES: Law Degree from a common-law jurisdiction. Current license to practice law in one or more state or national jurisdictions. Must have a minimum of five years legal experience. Must take and pass the Kosrae State Bar Exam as soon as practical. Must be willing to take and pass the FSM Bar Exam and be admitted to the FSM Bar within 12 months. Two years' experience as a supervising attorney preferred. Criminal law trial experience an asset. Experience providing legal services/ advice to a state or local government preferred. Department level budget development, implementation and supervision experience an asset. Preferred Skills: Preference given to a fully qualified FSM citizen or national. Superior written and spoken English language experience. Basic computer technical competence or maintenance skills or familiarity with web site development and maintenance are assets. Prior experience living in Micronesia, the Pacific Region, or another developing nation is an asset. TO APPLY: Application by email: Mr. William Palik: wpalik@yahoo.com. For Additional Information Email ag.kosrae@gmail.com.
****************************** *PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNICAL IMPLEMENTATION SPECIALIST MEXICO
Abt Associates has posted an opening for a Project Management Technical Implementation Specialist who will help ensure that MEPP carries out the increased workload effectively and efficiently by ensuring high quality technical implementation of activities, including technical review of deliverables, representing MEPP at partner and counterpart meetings, and drafting reports. REQUIRES: B.A. in business, finance, economics, political science, international relations, public policy or equivalent. Master's Degree preferred. Five years of experience in project management, client relations, and or public policy activities. Applied experience in international development projects preferred. Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills. Fully bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. For more information please go to www.abtassociates.com. Vacancy no: 22661
****************************** *LEGAL OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-test-ban Treaty Organization seeks a Legal Officer (P-4) in Vienna. Duties: Provide legal advice on the interpretation of staff and financial regulations and rules, common service arrangements, disciplinary and appeals or other committees set up to deal with personnel issues and represent the Legal Service on such internal bodies, meeting with representative of other organizations on matters of mutual interest or cooperation. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in international law or a related field of law. At least seven years relevant working experience in the legal field gained in a legal department of an intergovernmental organization, national administration or by working in a law firm two years of which should preferably have been in an international environment. The eligibility to apply for admission to the practice of law is an advantage. When applying, please quote the vacancy announcement number and complete the CTBTO Personal History form. Please visit www.ctbto.org to apply. Closing date: 6/26/15. Vacancy no: VA182-25-2015
****************************** 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 SECTION, POLITICAL AFFAIRS GENEVA
A Chief of Section, Political Affairs (P-5) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Research and analyze political developments in international and regional affairs and their inter-relationship with developments in the UN system. Identify trends and potential challenges and contribute to the formulation of United Nations policy in this regard. Keep the DG informed on political issues of relevance to his mandate and provide policy advice in this regard, proposing options and providing recommendations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent) in international relations, political science, social sciences, communications or other relevant discipline. Ten years of progressively responsible work in international relations, political affairs or related area, including three years of experience at the international level in fields requiring political analysis, provision of policy advice and helping senior officials to articulate policy, are required. Closing date: 7/14/15. Vacancy no: 15- POL-UNOG-42726-R-GENEVA(G)
*CHIEF, OFFICE OF STAFF LEGAL ASSISTANCE NEW YORK
A Chief, Office of Staff Legal Assistance (P-5) is sought in New York. The Chief is responsible for the management and proper functioning of the programme of legal assistance to staff members in the system of administration of justice at the United Nations, including in administrative and disciplinary proceedings as well as proceedings before the United Nations Dispute Tribunal and the United Nations Appeals Tribunal. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in law, including legal analysis, research and writing, is required. Knowledge of and experience in judicial structures and procedures is required. Practical experience in giving legal advice in the areas of administrative or employment law is required. Litigation experience in civil litigation or administrative law litigation or employment law litigation is required. Managerial experience, including in managing lawyers and in managing a legal practice or office, is required. Closing date: 7/13/15. Vacancy no: 15-LEG-OAJ-42767-R-NEW YORK(G)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Reviews and monitors activities in the country or region assigned; assesses trends which might affect the political situation and the political impact of intra-regional issues such as refugees and natural resources; recommends solutions/ possible action by United Nations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution, political affairs or related area. Experience working on international political or development management issues is desirable. Closing date: 7/13/15. Vacancy no: 15-POL-DPKO-42943-R-NEW YORK (R)
*HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Supports the development of policy related to humanitarian action and prepares or contributes to the preparation of policy positions for OCHA on these issues. Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues; organizes preparatory and follow-up work, including inter-agency technical review meetings to support analysis, policy development work and decision-making on important issues. 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 five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Experience in developing policy related to humanitarian action is required. Closing date: 7/13/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-43173-R-NEW YORK (X)
*PROGRAMME COORDINATION OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Coordination Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Assist in the drafting, revision and development of guidance, lessons learned and best practice material in support of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the Department of Field Support (DFS). REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics, political science, social science, international relations or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration, research, policy development, political affairs or international affairs, public administration, operations management or a related area is required. Experience working on change management or organizational learning is desirable. Closing date: 7/12/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM-DPKO- 41429-R-NEW YORK (R)
****************************** 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, INTER-GOVERNMENTAL POLICY SECTION NEW YORK
A Chief, Inter-Governmental Policy Section (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Provides policy guidance to the Chief of Branch, on conceptual strategy development and management of the implementation of overall strategies related to humanitarian normative frameworks and relevant inter-governmental policies and processes. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in humanitarian affairs, political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics or a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development or other related area. A minimum of three years of experience related to inter-governmental processes is required. Experience in the areas of international affairs and/or intergovernmental cooperation is required. Experience in negotiating documents is desirable. Closing date: 7/7/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-42897-R-NEW YORK (X)
*SENIOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER, CHIEF OF SECTION NEW YORK
A Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Chief of Section (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Provides authoritative technical and policy advice to the Director/ Deputy Director of the Division on programmes, projects and issues of significant impact on humanitarian, emergency relief and disaster response/ management efforts. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Humanitarian experience in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is desirable. Management experience at a senior level is desirable. Closing date: 7/5/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-42516-R-NEW YORK (R)
*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. 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: 7/5/15. Vacancy no: 15-LEG-DM-42934-R-NEW YORK (R)
*SENIOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER, HEAD OF OFFICE BANGKOK
A Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Head of Office (P-5) is sought in Bangkok. Duties: Provides authoritative technical and policy advice to senior management in OCHA and other agencies in the UN system, Resident Coordinators (RC)/Humanitarian Coordinators (HC), Member State officials, international and regional organizations on programmes, projects, international response services and tools, and issues of significant impact on humanitarian, emergency relief and disaster response/ management efforts. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Five years of relevant experience at the international level is required. Closing date: 7/4/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-42834-R-BANGKOK (X)
****************************** *OPERATIONS PLANNING AND SUPPORT MANAGER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Intellectual Property Organization seeks an Operations Planning and Support Manager (P-4) in Geneva. The incumbent's role is to provide operational support to the Division, with a view to improving the efficiency and the quality of its work. The main focus of the incumbent's work will be on the examination component. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree or equivalent degree certified by competent authority, in engineering, business administration or other relevant field. At least 9 years of professional work experience, including several years exposure to managing sizeable teams and process improvement/ workload planning issues. 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: 7/8/15. Vacancy no: WIPO/15/P4/TA051
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