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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated October 3, 2014


Copyright 2014. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.
GOVERNANCE AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR BANGKOK, THAILAND
Pact is seeking a Governance and Institutional Development Advisor to provide lead technical direction and assistance for the design and implementation of the Mekong Partnership for the Environment project activities. The ideal candidate will advise the team on strengthening regional platforms, policy development, engagement with government stakeholders, and multi-stakeholder dialogue. S/he should be a team player, knowledgeable about environmental governance issues in the Lower Mekong Subregion, have a strong network, and produce high quality presentations and written material. MPE's goal is to advance informed dialogues between government, civil society organizations, and private sector stakeholders in Lower Mekong partner countries, on the anticipated social and environmental costs and benefits of large-scale regional development projects. Regional travel is required with this position. Responsibilities: Manage and oversee project design and implementation for all activities related to strengthening regional platforms, policy development, and engagement with government stakeholders. Collaborate closely with other team members and partners in the development of multi-stakeholder dialogues, public participation, and partnership building. Provide lead technical direction in activity planning to strengthen platforms and develop capacity for multi-stakeholder participation in development decision-making, including for example: advising regional bodies (e.g. ASEAN, MRC, ADB/GMS, LMI) on environmental standards and/or civil society engagement; building understanding of alternative development scenarios and perspectives; supporting and/or initiating multi-stakeholder advisory groups, task forces, issue hearings or assemblies; supporting action research on public participation in development decisions; and assisting development of private sector working groups. Participate in program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic progress reporting. Develop concept notes and scopes of work for activity design and implementation, and manage technical consultants as necessary. Contribute to staff training and capacity development. Serve as a Pact liaison to partners, government representatives, and other project stakeholders. Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, reporting and implementation for the sector activities. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated working experience in institutional strengthening, policy development, public participation, multi-stakeholder dialogues, engagement with regional platforms, and/or partnership building, particularly in the environmental/ natural resource management and/or infrastructure sector(s) in Asia, or experience with projects of similar scope. Minimum 10 years of work experience required. Proven experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of activities on similar-size international donor-supported programs, preferably USAID funded. A graduate degree (Master's Degree or higher) in Environmental science, public policy, environmental law, international relations, or a relevant field of study. Proven ability to communicate, coordinate and effectively facilitate constructive engagement with diverse stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations, academics, and private sector companies. Proven track record of success in managing, coaching, and mentoring staff in an international setting, particularly within non-profit organizations. Proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government, and international NGOs and local CSOs. Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders. A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. Fluency in English required. Proficiency in a local Mekong language is preferred. Knowledge of USAID program management policies and procedures is preferred. Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of the Lower Mekong Subregion strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0110. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** PROGRAMME MANAGER - OPERATIONS, FAMILY PLANNING ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT LONDON
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is seeking a Programme Manager - Operations, Family Planning Accountability Project in London. Fixed Term project to end 2017 and subject to award. Salary 44,490 per annum plus excellent benefits. IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) for all. We are a world-wide movement of national organizations working with and for communities and individuals. IPPF anticipates being awarded a three to five year project with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) managing a civil-society consortium to ensure the commitments made at the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning (FP) are met at the national level in up to 10 Countries. In this exciting project, you will support the Project Director in leading a coalition of global organizations with delivery at national and local level via national partners and coalitions to accelerate Country level implementation. You will also be responsible for overseeing the operational management of this project. QUALIFICATIONS: You will have solid staff management experience of multi- disciplinary teams including virtual and matrix management across the globe, strong financial reporting experience and excellent partnership management on contracting and subcontracting, including compliance and due diligence. A strong background of having worked for Global, Multi-Country programme delivery in the international development sector ideally in health and sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes is essential as is experience of leading and co-ordinating international civil society coalitions, including facilitating a multiple-stakeholder international advisory panel. Familiarity with FP2020 or knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights is desirable. You will have excellent management and interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence, negotiate and network to effectively engage a range of stakeholders. You will also have experience in operational management of large global programs and experience with DFID will be desirable. Solid skills in partnership management and excellent budget management skills are needed as you will be managing and reporting on annual global budgets of $7m a year. You are fluent in English, (spoken and written) and French would be desirable. A degree or equivalent standard of education is essential; ideally in international development, international health, public policy or other social sciences. A post-graduate qualification is desirable. This role will involve international travel (up to 60 days a year). TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted in English and by application form. CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please see our website www.ippf.org or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ tel: +44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email jobs@ippf.org. Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. This post is subject to confirmation of funding. Closing date: Monday 13 October 2014 (noon). Interview dates: Wednesday 22 October 2014. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates openly living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. This is a post for which IPPF will, if necessary, apply for a work permit. The granting of work permits is subject to regulation by the Home Office.
****************************** SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR - MATERNAL-CHILD NUTRITION ATLANTA, GA
CARE is seeking a talented Senior Technical Advisor (STA) - Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition who will provide technical leadership for Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition (MICYN) to CARE's global efforts to improve nutritional outcomes, particularly for young children and women, improving survival, health and development, and breaking the intergenerational cycle of poverty. Expected Travel: up to 40%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. The STA contributes to setting the strategic direction of the Unit, and brings a nutrition lens to food security and other nutrition sensitive programming taking place across CARE. Knowledge of the relationship between nutrition and Early Childhood Development (ECD) and the ability to integrate ECD programming and measurement into nutrition programs is advantageous. Primary Responsibilities: Technical and programmatic guidance and engagement; Management and supervision of staff; Build strategic partnerships; Support the Research, Knowledge and Learning team; Resource mobilization; As assigned by the Director, Nutrition Plus; Perform other duties assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: At least 8 years of field experience in international development work of which a minimum of 5 years of experience needs to be in nutrition and/or child health programs. At least 3 of those years technical or management position, overseeing international health programs and supervising professional staff. Experience in strategy development, program design, implementation and evaluation of Nutrition and Food Security programs in both facility and community settings. Significant experience working with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - funded programs and knowledge of the USAID regulations and reporting. Interpersonal and intercultural communications skills. Proven ability to work in partnership with other professionals and organizations. Demonstrated abilities in strategic planning, management, fund raising and oversight of complex program initiatives. Experience in program design, monitoring, research and evaluation, and in providing technical assistance to program implementers. Knowledge of and experience in social and behavior change, and gender issues as they relate to health and nutrition. Excellent skills in written and spoken English; ability to communicate knowledge in a manner appropriate to diverse audiences. Must be thoroughly versed through training and experience, in the theory and practice of maternal, infant and child nutrition and food security programs (includes knowledge of theories, formative research, program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, other program management skills and fund raising). TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 462. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** SAFETY AND SECURITY MANAGER GAZIANTEP, TURKEY
CARE is seeking a talented Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) who is responsible for maintaining oversight of operational safety and security issues and implementing CARE safety protocols and procedures across CARE's field and program locations as they relate to CARE'S Syrian emergency response. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English, Arabic or Turkish desired but not required; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. This position is based in Turkey, with a significant period of time spent visiting field locations and providing support to other members of CARE's Emergency Response Team. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will coordinate with CARE's Emergency Team to ensure that staff are informed of security and safety issues, mentoring and where necessary building capacity to ensure that that staff understand and follow SOPs and local security procedures. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will report non-compliance issues to the Regional Safety and Security Manager and Country Representative. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will be the first responder to security incidents in his/hers operational areas, notifying other staff members, the Regional Safety and Security Manager and Country Representative of security incidents and initiating local contingency plans. Primary Responsibilities: Planning and preparation by monitoring the security environment in operational areas, updating and detailing risk assessment as required. Manage the implementation of SOPs and high levels of oversight for physical security issues at offices and guesthouses. Support in a crisis by being the first responder for any safety and security incident involving CARE staff or assets in their operational areas. Capacity development through training, coaching, and mentoring of CARE staff and Implementation Partners in accordance with implementation agreements and CARE code. Administration and support by briefing all new staff to operational area on local security conditions and protocols. Advise and report by preparing monthly situational report to the Regional Security Manager (RSM). Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree in a field related to humanitarian work or security management or equivalent field/ operational experience. 5 years' experience in assisting international organizations in developing countries to manage staff and program safety. 5 years' experience in working in an international organization. 5 years' experience in working in complex and hazardous environments. Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated supervisory ability, sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels. Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills. IT literate, MS - Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience in developing security related technical tools guidelines and systems. Interpersonal communication and proven written/ presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions. Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Middle East. Demonstrable expertise of Humanitarian risk management. Strong demonstrated inter-personal skills in a multi-cultural environment. Ability to make good judgment on staff safety and provide appropriate advice. Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions. Strong ability to analyze and understand complex situations and translate these into specific policy advice. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 453. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** M&E/RESEARCH SPECIALIST, AFRICA TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FALLS CHURCH, VA
MSI seeks an experienced mid-level development professional with experience in program performance measurement and monitoring and evaluation (M&E). The position will provide monitoring, evaluation, and research support to the MSTAS Project. S/he will provide M&E and knowledge management support in the fields of economic development and trade. This is a full time position based in Falls Church, VA. The project will run until October 2015, with three option years. REQUIRES: Master's degree in statistics, economics, public policy, data analysis or related area with 8-10 of experience required. Knowledge of USAID M&E procedure is essential, with 6- 8 years of demonstrated experience required. At least three years of experience in quantitative monitoring and reporting performance of projects or activities related to development in developing countries, strongly preferred and African experience preferred. At least three years of experience in using gender-based indicators (not solely sex disaggregation), gender analysis and gender-sensitive project monitoring, strongly preferred. At least three years of experience in building, populating, and utilizing databases for reporting and analysis purposes, strongly preferred. Demonstrated strong ability and extensive experience with cost effectiveness, cost benefit analysis, and general equilibrium modeling and analysis. Excellent writing and communication skills. 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.
****************************** M&E AGRICULTURE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH, NUTRITION, HEALTH, EDUCATION, COMMUNICATION AND GOVERNANCE SPECIALISTS MALI
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking mid-to-senior level M&E Agriculture and Economic Growth, Nutrition, Health, Education, Communication and Governance Specialists for the USAID Mali Performance Monitoring & Evaluation Platform project in Mali. Roles & Responsibilities: Specialists will contribute to the development and implementation of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning platform for USAID/Mali. In addition to having a strong technical background, technical specialists will be accomplished team players with experience working on diverse teams that achieve successful implementation of all deliverables, including work plans, M&E frameworks, M&E capacity assessment/ capacity building plans, Performance Management Plans and annual performance reports, cost benefit analysis, process evaluation reports, and other periodic analyses, reports, and maps. These are full-time positions based in Bamako, Mali for 5 years. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree with a focus on research in a relevant field, such as international development or other social or physical sciences. A minimum of seven years of leadership experience in a specified technical area; experience with monitoring and evaluation in that technical area is a plus. Experience with economic growth, climate change, nutrition, health, governance or education programs. Experience developing and conducting M&E training workshops preferred. Experience developing and leading M&E institutional capacity building programs for local and international NGOs preferred. Experience with population-based surveys preferred. TO APPLY: to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com, including your name, along with "14-87F Technical Specialists" in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.
****************************** PROGRAMME OFFICER, GFMD SUPPORT UNIT GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The International Organization for Migration is seeking a Programme Officer, GFMD Support Unit (P-4) in Geneva. The Programme Officer is involved in the administration of the GFMD Platform for Partnership (PfP) and the development and implementation of the GFMD communications and social media plan. S/he contributes to the preparation and organization of GFMD preparatory meetings in Geneva, thematic meetings and other GFMD initiatives. In coordination with relevant units, s/he organizes the recruitment of interns and short-term staff, including their initial selection, preparation of assignments and supervision. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Political or Social Sciences, Development Studies, Communications, Migration or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience. Experience in project development, implementation and management. Experience in liaising with government actors on national and international level. Experience in liaising with international organizations, preferably in the UN context. 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: 10/15/14. Vacancy no: VN2014/77(O)-EXT
****************************** POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
The United Nations seeks a Political Affairs Officer (P-4) in New York. Duties: Reviews and monitors activities in the country or region assigned; assesses trends which might affect the political situation; 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 related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in knowledge management, lessons learning, and policy analysis and development is required. Experience in mission planning and interagency coordination is desirable. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 11/11/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL- DPA-37137-R-NEW YORK (X)
c ****************************** TECHNICAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Health Organization seeks a Technical Officer (P-3) in Geneva. Duties: Manage the creation and maintenance of a database of tobacco control legislation and regulations, including collecting existing national and subnational legislation. Review and assess all collected legislation and related information for the report according to existing criteria. REQUIRES: University degree in law with an emphasis in health legislation, health law or international law. Minimum of five years' experience, at least one year of which at the international level, in law and health policy development and research, in the scientific or public health arena. Experience in database creation and maintenance. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 10/9/14. Vacancy no: HQ/14/NMH/TA119
****************************** *PROGRAM OFFICER GENDER EMPOWERMENT ATLANTA, GA
CARE is seeking a talented Program Officer for the Gender and Empowerment (GE) Unit who is responsible for programmatic, operational, financial and administrative support to the GE Unit. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. She/he will provide support for key operational and administrative areas of the unit, including: project tracking, communications and knowledge sharing, coordination of meetings and contribution to project reports, grant oversight, and planning. This position will also assist the team with general administration functions including procurement, human resource processes and coordination of major meetings. The Program Officer will actively support communications and knowledge management functions in the unit, particularly those related to project grants including internal websites. She/he will work directly with all the Gender and Empowerment Unit team members, and will collaborate with other units, departments and staff, including those in Programs Partnerships Learning and Advocacy (PPLA), Headquarters (HQ), Regional Management Units (RMUs) and Country Offices (COs). She/he will also be responsible for providing backstopping support to other programming initiatives in line with the GE priority areas and projects as necessary. This person will have overall knowledge and understanding of Gender and Empowerment programming and priorities, and will be able to represent the GE unit and its activities to other CARE departments and external agencies and individuals. Primary Responsibilities: Communications and Knowledge management; Logistical and operational support and coordination; GE unit membership; Pamodzi/ Financial and Grants management. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree in International Development, Gender Studies or a related area. 2-4 years' experience within a development or humanitarian organization. Ability to work in an adaptable and collaborative manner across different work functions and dynamic, international and intercultural teams within a complex organizational structure. Skills in cross-cultural communication with people with different levels of English proficiency. Excellent interpersonal/ team-building skills. Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English. Ability to communicate knowledge, ideas and issues in an appropriate manner to diverse audiences. Excellent planning, organizing and problem solving skills. Familiarity with developing and monitoring program budgets and tracking systems. Experience working with foundation funded projects and other donor agencies. Excellent skills in preparing documents for publication. Strong analytical skills. Project management skills, including planning and budgeting. Workshop coordination and facilitation skills. Attention to detail and follow-through on tasks. Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with Adaptive Planning and/or Peoplesoft, a plus. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 443. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** *INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501(c)4 trade association, seeks a Program Officer for its international energy regulatory programs. This position is for 12 months, with the possibility for extension depending on grant funding and performance. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The organization offers a generous benefits package. The candidate will work primarily on energy regulatory programs for Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor's or master's degree in Energy, Environment, International Relations, Public Administration or related field and 2-4 years professional experience is required. Experience with non-profit and USAID regulations and procedures highly desirable. In-country living experience in developing or transition country and proficiency in a foreign language is useful. Requires knowledge of energy sector and policy, familiarity with electricity and natural gas regulation highly desired. Strong experience in coordinating international and domestic workshops and meetings; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; experience managing delegations in developing countries; strong communication, analytical, computer and writing skills; ability to work well in both a team setting and individually. Previous program management experience and working knowledge of relevant exchange visitor (J-1) visa procedures very useful. International and domestic travel required (approx. 25% of time). Responsibilities: organizes international exchanges, meetings, training programs, conferences; design and develop interactive activity agendas on energy regulation; implements Monitoring and Evaluation Plan and writes associated reports for projects; delivers briefings (written and oral) to donor representatives regarding energy reform in the target countries; serves as a facilitator during activities; drafts correspondence, press releases; conducts research; maintain files & databases; coordinates logistical arrangements (travel, hotel, meals, visa, insurance, etc.); prepares financial/ expenditure documents, expense reports, and project budgets. Must be extremely proficient in Microsoft Office. Must be US citizen or have US work permit.TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Ms. Erin Hammel, Director, International Programs, NARUC, www.naruc.org/international, email: ehammel@naruc.org. No telephone calls. EOE
****************************** *EVIDENCE BUILDING TECHNICAL DIRECTOR BALTIMORE, MD
Catholic Relief Services has posted an opening for an Evidence Building Technical Director. S/he is responsible for all activities within Objective 1 that will increase the generation and use of evidence through surveillance and research to inform strategic child welfare and protection programming for children affected by HIV and other adversities. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in public health, demography, health management, biostatistics, epidemiology, statistics or other relevant discipline, PhD preferred. Previous experience as Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning preferred; ability to think strategically and deliver results. Ten or more years of experience leading and implementing (operational) research, surveillance systems, implementation science, program monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management. For more information and to apply visit www.crs.org/about/careers/. Vacancy no: D1933
****************************** *HEAD SECURITY UNIT - HEADQUARTERS AND FIELD GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The International Trade Center is seeking a Head Security Unit, Headquarters and field (P-5) in Geneva. The position will be responsible for the protection of staff in Headquarters and in field locations. He/she will serve as principal security adviser to Senior Management and to the Department Director. He /she will advise on all aspects of the safety and security of ILO staff, their eligible family members as well as premises, assets and ILO's programmes. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in Security Management or law enforcement, Political/ Social Science or International Relations, with focus on Security Management. At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in the military, police or security management of which at least seven at the international level. Demonstrated progressive experience in coordinating security operations, or in security administration and in managing multiple security units. Relevant experience in the UN. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.intracen.org/menus/itc.htm. Closing date: 10/12/14. Vacancy no: RAPS/3/2014/INTSERV/02
****************************** *PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT OFFICER LEBANON
MSI is seeking a Program Development Officer in Lebanon. Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Party (COP), the Program Development Officers (PDO) will be responsible for designing and implementing program activities in North Lebanon and the Bekaa Valley for the Lebanon Community Resilience Program (LCRP). The position is based in Beirut and will require frequent travel to North Lebanon or the Bekaa Valley. REQUIRES: The successful candidate will be able to drive quick results and gradually work without direct supervision. He/she will exhibit organizational skills, attention to detail, personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility, and problem-solving skills. Further desired qualifications are as follows: University degree in Social Sciences and/or community development or, alternatively, combination of related education and professional experience. A minimum of three years of experience working in project development and implementation, preferably related to community development and/or post-conflict issues. Experience working with political transition programs is an advantage. Ability to follow and implement administrative and financial control procedures. Knowledge of program planning and implementation. Advance knowledge of all Microsoft Windows programs (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and FrontPage). Spoken and written English fluency is essential. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGEMENT ADVISOR, DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE PROGRAM PARAGUAY
MSI is seeking a Senior Program Management Advisor which is a full-time resident position at the head project offices in Asuncion. This Advisor provides guidance, coaching and training to the PDG management and staff in the application of USAID policies and procedures to build their capacity and to ensure compliance with USG requirements. REQUIRES: At least 5 years of experience in program management, project administration, contracts, and financial administration for USAID contracts and/or cooperative agreements. Senior-level experience in project compliance with USG and USAID contracting requirements. Experience training staff in project management, administration, contracts and financial systems/ procedures. Project experience in Latin America. Fluency in Spanish and English required. Master's degree in business, public administration, development studies or other related fields preferred. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
****************************** HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Human Rights Watch has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.hrw.org/en/about/jobs/
*SENIOR RESEARCHER NEW YORK OR WASHINGTON, DC
There is an opening for a Senior Researcher to 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.
*SENIOR NATIONAL SECURITY COUNSEL NEW YORK OR WASHINGTON, DC
Human Rights Watch has posted an opening for a Senior National Security Counsel for its US Program to investigate, analyze, and advocate against human rights abuses related to US national security laws, policies and practices. REQUIRES: A law degree, and expertise in international law, are required. Minimum 7-9 years of practical experience relevant to complex projects involving international human rights, humanitarian, and criminal law is required. Extensive knowledge of human rights, international humanitarian law, and national security issues in the US is required; deep commitment to human rights is required.
****************************** *HEAD OF PROGRAMME GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The United Nations Office for Project Services seeks a Head of Programme (P-5) in Geneva. The Head of Programme has overall day-to-day management oversight and responsibility for UNOPS GVAC programme delivery activities to its partners, with special attention given to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) in the health sector. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) preferably in business/ commerce, economics, management, international affairs, political science, development studies or related area. At least 10 years with master's degree or 12 years with first university degree of progressively responsible experience in an international programme management which includes leading roles in managing projects. Extensive experience in the area of client relationships, business development and marketing, in working with a network of development clients and agencies at the senior level. 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: 10/5/14. Vacancy no: VA/2014/B5007/5852
****************************** *REGIONAL PROGRAMME ADVISER PANAMA
The UN Population Fund has posted an opening for a Regional Programme Adviser (P- 5) in Panama. The Programme Adviser provides strategic programming and policy and related technical support and coordination to ensure that the Fund's programmes policies and external relations in the region are firmly placed in the context of: the ICPD Programme of Action; national development processes and frameworks; the continental agenda, the global development agenda; the achievement of the MDGs; and the process of UN reform. REQUIRES: Post-graduate University Degree or equivalent in public health, medicine, sociology, demography, gender, economics, international relations, international development, public administration, management or other related field. 10 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in development programmes, of which seven years at the international level. 10 years progressively responsible national and international professional experience in sexual and reproductive health, population and development, gender, advocacy, management and evaluation. TO APPLY: Please apply online: http://www.unfpa.org/employment/vacancy.html. Vacancy no: 2649. Closing date: 10/3/14.
****************************** *DIRECTOR GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Trade Organization seeks a Director (Grade 11) in establishment and implementation of a divisional work plan; implementation of the consistent, transparent application of HR policies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in human resources management, law, business administration, occupational psychology, industrial/ public/ organizational management, or in another discipline with relevance to human resource management, in an international multicultural setting. At least 15 years of professional experience in senior roles in the operation of an international organization or a public administration. An understanding of the operational needs of the WTO is valued as much as HR expertise. TO APPLY: Please visit our website at http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/vacan_e.htm.
****************************** 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.
*SECURITY SECTOR REFORM OFFICER NEW YORK
A Security Sector Reform Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Develops, implements and evaluates assigned programmes/ projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/ project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; ensures follow-up actions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in security sector management, international relations, business administration or a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in the area of security sector reform (SSR) or related area. Experience in SSR at the sector-wide level is required. Experience in the coordination, development and implementation of SSR programmes and projects in post-conflict contexts is desirable. Closing date: 11/9/14. Vacancy no: 14-ROL-DPKO-37035-R-NEW YORK (O)
*CHIEF, EVALUATION TEAM NEW YORK
A Chief, Evaluation Team (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Develop, manage and implement a coordinated DPKO/DFS mission and headquarters evaluation programme. Provide advice to the senior management of both DPKO and DFS, through the Director of the Division, on evaluation issues and related matters in field missions and headquarters. REQUIRES: A minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the core activities of peacekeeping such as political affairs, military affairs, policing, rule of law, administration or other areas related to peacekeeping operations is required. Experience in managing and leading teams is required. Experience with performance evaluation of organizational units is required. Closing date: 11/4/14. Vacancy no: 14-MPA-DPKO-36440- R-NEW YORK (X)
*HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER GENEVA
A Human Rights Officer (P-3) 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. 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 or law. Closing date: 11/4/14. Vacancy no: 14-HRI-OHCHR-36453-R- GENEVA (X)
*PROGRAMME OFFICER ATHENS
A Programme Officer (P-3) is sought in Athens. Duties: Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/ projects, etc. with an emphasis on the monitoring and assessment of the State of the Mediterranean Ecosystem; monitors and analyzes programme/ project development and implementation. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, environmental management, public administration or related fields. A minimum of 5 years of active working experience in environmental policy development and involvement in international political diplomacy. Policy analysis, drafting and issue integration skills within different themes and communities of practice. Closing date: 11/3/14. Vacancy no: 14-PGM- UNEP-36193-R-ATHENS (X)
****************************** NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*OFFICER, ISR UNIT BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
An Officer, ISR Unit (A-3) is sought in Brussels. Act as the primary staff officer within the ISR Unit for delivery of NATO's JISR capability development strategies within the context of NATO's JISR task force. This will be achieved under the guidance of both NATO's DI's Head of ISR and NATO's JISR Capability Area Manager and involves close cooperation with Allied Command Transformation, the International Military Staff, Allied Command Operations and includes both NATO Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) and Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) capabilities. REQUIRES: hold a Master's degree from an institute of recognized standing in the field of political science/ international relations; have at least 3 years' recent, relevant experience and an excellent knowledge of NATO's ISR strategic policy approach and Capability Development activities in terms of both ongoing programmes and future requirements; fully comprehend and be able to utilize the NATO Defense Planning Process to achieve ISR Capability Development aims. Closing date: 10/23/14. Vacancy no: 140309
*DIRECTOR MOSCOW, RUSSIA
A Director (A-5) is sought in Moscow. Under the responsibility of the Head, Engagements Section, the incumbent is responsible for promoting understanding of and support for NATO policies and programmes in Russia. He/she, together with local staff and the support of the Contact Point Embassy, implements North Atlantic Council (NAC) policy and priorities, plans events and evaluates the effectiveness of NATO activities in Russia or with Russian audiences. REQUIRES: possess a degree from a university (Master's level or above) or from an institute of recognized standing in a relevant discipline (political or social sciences; international relations; journalism/ public relations/ public diplomacy; law; etc.); have at least ten years of relevant professional experience with relevant managerial experience; have excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing, and be able to draft clearly and concisely in at least one of NATO's official languages (English/ French) all types of documents (memos, backgrounders, speaking points, reports etc.) required in the post. Closing date: 10/20/14. Vacancy no: 140308.
****************************** INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A- 1400 Vienna, Austria.
*EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
An External Relations Officer (P-3) is sought in Vienna. Under the general supervision of the Chief Coordinator, and as a member of the DGOC team, the External Relations Officer provides advice, liaison and support to policy development, coordination and implementation. The External Relations Officer assists in research and analysis, review and clearance of various reports and correspondence. REQUIRES: University degree in political science, international relations, communication studies or a related field. Minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional working experience in international relations and/or policy making. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of another UN official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) an asset. Closing date: 10/14/14. Vacancy no: 2014/117
*EVALUATION OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
An Evaluation Officer (P-4) is sought in Vienna. Under the general supervision of the Director of OIOS, the Evaluation Officer conducts evaluations of IAEA projects and programmes and participates in the development and updating of evaluation methods and procedures in OIOS. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in social science, political science, engineering, economics, or another relevant advanced degree. Minimum of seven years of professional experience. Minimum of five years of recent experience related to evaluation. Experience in field work, project management or programme implementation. Experience with results-based management, knowledge management and organizational change projects an asset. Work experience in a multicultural setting an asset. Fluency in spoken and written English. Closing date: 10/14/14. Vacancy no: 2014/124
****************************** *WORLD LEARNING UGANDA
World Learning, a global non-profit organization, (www.worldlearning.org) is actively seeking 2 key personnel: 1) Chief of Party, 2) Deputy Chief of Party for a USAID- funded Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. Expected duration: 5 years. Successful candidates will be based in Uganda and travel regularly throughout the country. Recruitment contingent upon successful award of the project. Uganda nationals are highly encouraged to apply. The USAID Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda program aims to improve health, nutrition, education and psychosocial wellbeing, and reduce abuse, exploitation and neglect among children and youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV (OVC) and other adversities in Uganda, particularly in the Eastern and Northern Regions. The program is one of several large-scale investments being made under USAID in Uganda and is expected to work in tandem (layer, integrate, sequence) with USAID's current and future programming in the region. TO APPLY: Please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. Please note, a resume and cover letter (with 3 professional references) are required when applying to this position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified candidates must apply ASAP as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. If you do not see the posting on our website, this means that a qualified candidate has been identified.
*CHIEF OF PARTY UGANDA
CHIEF OF PARTY'S ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The CoP will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID. S/he will manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree or higher in international development, business administration, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is required; experience living and working in Uganda is preferred. The CoP must have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise, as demonstrated by at least ten years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries, of which at least five years have been spent in the position of CoP or Deputy CoP of a large development program of equivalent size and scope. Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred. Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required. S/he must also have demonstrated international credibility as a leader on matters of the social service sector in developing countries. Experience working in East Africa is preferred. S/he must have experience interacting with government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. The CoP's experience and education shall be complementary to those of the Deputy Chief of Party.
*DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY UGANDA
DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY'S ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The proposed DCoP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program and manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree or higher in international development, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required. The DCoP must be experienced in addressing the challenges faced by children affected by HIV or otherwise living in adverse circumstances, as demonstrated by at least five years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries. Experience in Uganda is preferred. Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required. Experience with programming to address gender concerns and programming for very young children and adolescents/ youth required. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. Minimum of five years of experience living or working in a developing country is desirable; experience living and working in Uganda is preferred. The DCoP's experience and education shall be complementary to those of the CoP.
****************************** *PROGRAM MANAGER, LEARNING TOURS WASHINGTON, DC
CARE is seeking a Learning Tours Program Manager who will support efforts to cultivate U.S. Congressional champions for improved policies and increased funding through CARE-sponsored travel to Africa, Asia and/or Latin America and follow-up education and advocacy. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Family; Funding: Approved. In order to develop U.S. champions for pro-poor policies, the project's two main strategies are to: 1) organize learning tours for Members of Congress and other influential individuals to developing countries and meet local leaders, and 2) conduct follow-up advocacy to maximize impacts on U.S. government policy and funding levels. In this role the Learning Tours Program Manager will coordinate between partner organizations and across many divisions, departments, regional management units and country offices within CARE. Responsibilities: Project Planning: Support tour planning processes including setting objectives; timeline; country selection; site selection; invitation strategy; domestic and in-country partner outreach; media preparation and strategy; and advance planning. Represent Learning Tours team internally and externally to build stakeholders for a successful tour. Tour Execution: Conduct advance trips to initiate in- country relationships and overall objectives on behalf of the project; manage delegation's needs and logistical matters on the tour; and coordinate as necessary at all stages of the tour to ensure success. Follow-up Advocacy: Work across departments and partner organizations as well as tour participants to develop and oversee the implementation of Individual Advocacy Plans (IAPs) for tour participants. Compile a range of compelling communications materials and conduct follow-up after a Learning Tour. Work closely with Citizen Advocacy, Government Relations, and other CARE staff to hand off tour participants to appropriate relationship managers. Represent Learning Tours on her/his assigned inter-disciplinary issue team with colleagues from across the Advocacy unit. She/he will contribute to a strategy around that issue, with a specific focus on engaging Learning Tour alumni, and will engage the rest of the team in implementing it. DESIRED SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in political science, international affairs, international development or a related field. Five years of professional experience or equivalent in relevant role. Experience managing projects in a complex, international organization. Experience with political and/or social change advocacy campaigns. Experience planning and managing Congressional delegation travel, advance work for political campaigns and/or other VIP travel overseas. Experience developing and managing partnerships and alliances. Knowledge of USG policies related to international development. General familiarity with U.S. tax laws and lobbying regulations related to nonprofit organizations. Comfortable getting things done without direct line management authority. Ability to remain calm under pressure. Advanced written and oral communication skills. Multiple language skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 438. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** *ISAO OPERATIONS MANAGER SANA'A, YEMEN
CARE is seeking a talented INGO (International Non-Government Organization) Safety Advisory Office (ISAO) Operations Manager dedicated to informing INGOs in Yemen on the safety and security context for the protection of their staff and assets and the continuation of programming. Expected Travel: up to 10%; Language Requirement: English and Arabic an advantage; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The ISAO Operations Manager position will be responsible to maintain high standards across all of ISAO's services and project implementation, directly managing the operations analysts, thematic projects, and research projects, while at the same time broadening our network of contacts and being responsible for the conducting or facilitation of trainings and workshops. The operations manager will report directly to the ISAO project manager. ISAO is hosted by CARE International, though has separate offices in Sana'a and Aden. The Operations Manager is intended to strengthen the organizational capacity of ISAO through internal capacity building, the development of new products, the creation of relevant training modules and the institutionalizing of contextual knowledge on the country. Particular projects that would be managed include road profiling, GIS mapping support, thematic reports, governorate profiles, conflict mapping and ISAO's training mandate. Though ISAO has a Scope of Services approved by the INGO community, the operations manager will assess the needs of the INGO community to determine how ISAO can tailor its products to the most effective use - including the creation of new products and services. The position will also involve budgetary and reporting responsibilities for the various projects that he/she will manage. Primary Responsibilities: ISAO staff management in order to maintain and support the delivery of ISAO services to the INGO community in Yemen. Implementation of ISAO activities. Develop and maintain ISAO's training mandate for INGOs capacity building. Budget and component management. PRIMARY SKILLS: Master's degree in Development, International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, English or an equivalent or experience in research, INGO programming or security management. 5-7 years working in the humanitarian, development, research or similar such field. Applicants with uniquely a military or police background will not be considered. Demonstrable analytical and report writing skills. Experience in conducting training and facilitation of workshops. Advanced presentation and communication skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 430. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** *LEGAL EDUCATION REFORM LONG-TERM LEGAL SPECIALIST TAJIKISTAN
The ABA Rule of Law Initiative has posted an opening for a Legal Specialist who will support the implementation of legal education reform activities in cooperation with university law faculties in Tajikistan, engaging both students and professors in building practical skills and knowledge. REQUIRES: JD or LLM and experience practicing law or in a legal academic environment required. Experience teaching in law school or in a clinical legal education program required, as well practical experience in participatory teaching methodologies, curriculum, and course development. Prior experience in international development in the field preferred. Must be willing to commit to at least three months of service; and Fluency in English required; ability to speak basic Russian or Tajik language preferred/ welcome. For more information and to apply visit http://www.abanet.org/rol/opportunities/ opportunities-home.shtml.
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAM ASSISTANT: WOMEN'S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION WASHINGTON, DC
The National Democratic Institute has posted an opening for a Senior Program Assistant to strengthen NDI's women's political participation programs. This person will assist regional teams to design and implement programs, create new materials to support programs and manage special projects, as needed. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree preferably in international relations, political science, public policy or gender studies; graduate degree preferred. Demonstrated coursework and/or internships in international development, political party development, community organizing, political campaigns, organizational development, legislative affairs, or equivalent experience at NDI. Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience is required. For more information and to apply visit www.ndi.org/current_openings.
****************************** *ENGAGEMENT & EVENTS ASSOCIATE, WOMEN'S INVESTMENT NETWORK WASHINGTON, DC
PSI has posted an opening for an Engagement & Events Associate who will be responsible for supporting the WIN initiative, a ground-breaking philanthropic and advocacy initiative aimed at catalyzing the next wave of social investors setting out to improve the health and rights of girls and women worldwide. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in a related field; Master's degree preferred. At least two to three years' experience in a non-profit organization. Events planning and coordination experience required. Field experience and language skills preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; SalesForce and WealthEngine experience preferred. For more information and to apply visit www.psi.org/jobs.
****************************** ABA RULE OF LAW INITIATIVE
The ABA Rule of Law Initiative has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit http://www.abanet.org/rol/opportunities/ opportunities-home.shtml
*JUDICIAL REFORM LONG TERM LEGAL SPECIALIST PHILIPPINES
The Legal Specialist will support the implementation of the JUSTICE program, including grant reporting, monitoring and evaluation, research, and other responsibilities in coordination with the Country Director. REQUIRES: Must have JD. Prior experience working internationally preferred. Strong administrative and communication skills required. Excellent writing skills. Be willing to commit to 9 months of service or more; and Fluency in English speaking, reading, and writing required.
*BAR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT, LONG-TERM LEGAL SPECIALIST MACEDONIA
The Legal Specialist will work together with the Macedonian Bar Association (MBA) to develop a strategic plan for the MBA. REQUIRES: Must have experience as a bar executive or working on bar capacity development. JD and experience practicing law preferred. Prior experience running USG or other donor funded programs in the field preferred. Strong managerial, administrative, and communication skills required. Must be willing to commit to six months of service; and Fluency in English required.
*BAR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT, SHORT-TERM LEGAL SPECIALIST KYRGYZSTAN
The Legal Specialist will support activities that build the organizational management and capacity and financial management and sustainability of the new unified, national bar association. REQUIRES: Must have experience as a bar executive or working on bar capacity development. JD and experience practicing law preferred. Prior experience running USG or other donor funded programs in the field preferred. Strong managerial, administrative, and communication skills required. Must be willing to commit to at least 10 weeks of service; and Fluency in English required; ability to speak basic Russian language preferred/ welcome.
****************************** *OFFICER, INSPECTIONS BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer, Inspections (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent, under the direction of the Branch Head, coordinates and participates in a programme of survey visits and security inspections in NATO, and non-NATO, nations and organizations, both military and civilian. The post requires sound knowledge of personnel and physical and industrial security, security of information and Communication and Information Systems (CIS), security policy and procedures. REQUIRES: have a degree from a university or establishment of similar standing; possess substantial knowledge of and senior level experience (more than 5 years) in planning, monitoring and implementing protective security programmes in a government department or a higher military headquarters; possess sound knowledge of personnel, physical, document security and CIS Security requirements; be familiar with the NATO Organisation and NATO security policy and procedures; possess general knowledge of the political situation affecting NATO. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 10/8/14. Vacancy no: 140201.
****************************** *SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER THE NETHERLANDS
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons seeks a Senior Political Affairs Officer (P-4) in The Netherlands. Duties: Draft high-quality speeches for the Director-General and Deputy Director-General, which are attuned to the strategic objectives of the OPCW and to specific audiences, as well as statements for meetings of the Conference of States Parties and Executive Council. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree in International Relations, Political Science, Legal Studies or equivalent. A minimum of seven years of related experience in multilateral diplomacy or an international organization, including drafting briefings and speeches/ statements for senior officials with an advanced degree, or nine years with a first level degree. Experience in delivering presentations and organizing seminars/ workshops. Please apply online at https://www.opcw.org/PHFOnline/Welcome.aspx. Closing date: 11/2/14. Vacancy no: E-ERD/GRB/SPAO/F0143/P-4/42/07-14
****************************** 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.
*ETHICS OFFICER NEW YORK, NY
An Ethics Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: advise UN staff on the UN's PaR policy and internal UN grievance mechanisms; conduct preliminary review of UN staff PaR requests and draft prima fade case findings; develop management recommendations, where appropriate; engage with UN internal justice system bodies on retaliation cases. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law, public, administration, human resources management or related area. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in law, corporate compliance, organizational ethics, staff misconduct and investigation, employee relations or other related field. Experience in field missions and in implementing whistle blower protection is desirable. Closing date: 11/3/14. Vacancy no: 14-ETH-ETHICS OFFICE-36661-R-NEW YORK(G)
*CHIEF OF UNIT GENEVA
A Chief of Unit (P-4) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Managing the overall meetings programme of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) covering Human Rights Council (HRC) and its mechanisms and the human rights treaty bodies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in public administration, law, social sciences, international relations or other related disciplines. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience with documents and/or meeting management, of which at least five years in the United Nations. Substantive experience and knowledge of the United Nations documentation and meeting rules and practices are required. Good knowledge of the intergovernmental human rights machinery and procedures is highly desirable. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of relevant United Nations databases and applications, such as eMeets, iDRITS/eDoc/gDoc, ODS, is an asset. Closing date: 11/3/14. Vacancy no: 14-HRI- OHCHR-35693-R-GENEVA (X)
*PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER ATHENS
A Programme Management Officer (P-3) is sought in Athens. Duties: Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/ projects, etc. with an emphasis on the monitoring and assessment of the State of the Mediterranean Ecosystem; monitors and analyzes programme/ project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, environmental management, public administration or related fields. A minimum of 5 years of active working experience in environmental policy development and involvement in international political diplomacy. Policy analysis, drafting and issue integration skills within different themes and communities of practice. At least 2 years of experience in developing countries desirable. Closing date: 11/3/14. Vacancy no: 14-PGM-UNEP-36193-R-ATHENS (X)
*HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER GENEVA
A Human Rights Officer (P-3) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Provides Secretariat support to the following human rights treaty bodies as required: Human Rights Committee, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Committee on the rights of Persons with Disabilities, Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Committee against Torture, Committee on the Rights of the Child, Committee on Migrant Workers, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Committee on Enforced Disappearances and Meeting of the Chairpersons of human rights treaty bodies, SubCommittee on the Prevention of Torture. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law, political science, international relations preferably with specialization in human rights. At least 5 years of progressively responsible work experience at national and international levels in the human rights or related fields. Closing date: 11/3/14. Vacancy no: 14-HRI-OHCHR- 36979-R-GENEVA (R)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Review and monitor activities in Africa, especially countries in the Great Lakes Region, Southern, Eastern and the Horn of Africa; Assess trends which might affect the political and security situation and the political impact of intra- regional issues such as conflicts, migration and refugee flows, drug control and natural resources; recommend 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 other related area. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. At least four years of diplomatic and political experience in conflict prevention, peace-making, peace-building, or mediation is required. Experience working on Horn of Africa, Great Lakes and/or Southern Africa issues is desirable. Experience in the preparation of talking points, Security Council briefings and General Assembly reports is desirable. Closing date: 11/1/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPA-36925-R-NEW YORK (R)
****************************** *HEAD, CIS SECURITY SECTION BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Head, CIS Security Section (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent, under the direction of the Branch Head, will be responsible for coordinating the development of the NATO policy on CIS Security and producing the related documentation. He/she will also be responsible for offering support to NATO Nations, civil and military bodies as well as to Non-NATO Nations and International Organisations (NNN/IO) in all instances where close cooperation is required. This would include coordinating the conduct of surveys in the field of CIS Security and the security accreditation of CIS handling NATO information. REQUIRES: possess a degree from a university or establishment of similar standing; possess at least 5 years' experience in the field of CIS Security, preferably in a National Security Authority, or another government department having similar responsibilities, of a member Nation; possess substantial knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and monitoring CIS Security policy, including security accreditation processes; possess demonstrated experience in providing advice and guidance on CIS Security, including programme/ project implementation, security accreditation of CIS and inspections. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 10/3/14. Vacancy no: 140246
****************************** 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.
*ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER BEIRUT
An Economic Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in Beirut. Duties: Develops politico-economic databases and qualitative information necessary for specified recurrent or ad hoc assignments on the ramifications of conflict in the Middle East and their spill-over effects. Interprets, applies and, as necessary, adapts advanced quantitative analysis methods, including econometric models to determine trends, patterns and relationships and to analyze the effects of conflict in alternative policies and assumptions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, political economy, political science or related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in political economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area. Experience in utilizing advanced quantitative tools, including modelling, and in analyzing trends and impacts of conflict on development is desirable. Closing date: 10/28/14 Vacancy no: 14-ECO-ESCWA-37170-R-BEIRUT(G)
*SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Political Affairs Officer (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Formulates political affairs strategies; develops a vision or direction for work; proposes policy directives and plan of action for immediate and long range solutions to political problems in general and in specific geographical areas; identifies emerging issues pertaining to the mandates of the unit; analyses implications and makes recommendations on possible strategies and measures. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) degree in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in a UN peacekeeping operation is desired. Experience working in an Integrated Operational Team is highly desirable. Political affairs experience in or on Africa is desirable. Closing date: 10/27/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPKO-36822-R-NEW YORK (X)
*CHIEF OF HUMAN SECURITY UNIT NEW YORK
A Chief of Human Security Unit (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Provides policy guidance to the Executive Office of the Secretary-General, the Special Adviser to Secretary-General on human security and the Advisory Board on Human Security on conceptual strategy development and management of the implementation of overall strategies and intra and inter-divisional/ departmental policies and procedures REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in public/ business administration, international relations, international law or related area. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in public/ business administration, programme/ trust fund management, multi-agency projects or related field. Experience with human security and its application at the local and national level is desirable. Experience in donor relations, fundraising, and resource mobilization is desirable. Closing date: 10/26/14. Vacancy no: 14-MPA-DM-36943-R-NEW YORK (X)
*DRUG CONTROL OFFICER VIENNA
A Drug Control Officer (P-3) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Advise government officials and international and regional bodies on control measures for narcotic drugs under the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, economics, international relations, law, political science, statistics, public administration, pharmacology, pharmacy or related field, is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in drug control activities, crime prevention, law enforcement, prosecution, criminal justice, international relations or related area is required. Experience in the United Nations common system organizations, other international organizations or national drug regulatory authority responsible for the implementation of the international drug control treaties is desirable. Closing date: 10/26/14. Vacancy no: 14-DRU-UNODC-36940-R-VIENNA(G)
*DISARMAMENT, DEMOBILIZATION AND REINTEGRATION OFFICER NEW YORK
A Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Participate in DPKO and Integrated TaskForce planning meetings for the establishment of a new peacekeeping mission with a potential DDR component. Provide technical assistance to peace negotiations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social sciences, management, international economics, international relations, law, or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in disarmament, demobilization and reintegration or related area. Experience working within peacekeeping, peace-building or development programmes operations is desirable. Closing date: 10/26/14. Vacancy no: 14-ROL-DPKO- 36358-R-NEW YORK (X)
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