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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy

Issue Dated October 10, 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.
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 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.
The Asia Foundation is seeking a Deputy Country Representative for its office in Manila, Philippines. The Deputy Country Representative is a senior position, overseeing programs and operations funded by public and private donors. The Deputy Country Representative will be actively involved in all areas of the Foundation's operations, including financial, administrative, and personnel management, as well as help to oversee program development in the Foundation's core areas of assistance: Local Governance, Law & Human Rights, Conflict Management, Economic Reform, Persons with Disabilities, Electoral Reform, Education Policy, and Disaster Risk Reduction. The Deputy Country Representative also assists the Country Representative and the Senior Deputy Country Representative in representing The Asia Foundation with the Philippines government, public sector institutions, civil society partners, donors, diplomatic missions, and media. The Deputy is sometimes called on to support Program Directors in program design, monitoring, implementation, and reporting. REQUIREMENTS: Experience and Skills: Minimum seven years of progressively responsible professional experience, or the equivalent, in managing large international development programs and staff in Asia with private, public, bi-lateral or multi-lateral development institutions and/or non-profit organizations. Experience in human resource management, financial management and budget control, and strategic planning. Demonstrated management, team building, and supervisory skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong proposal and report writing ability. Proven fundraising ability. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Effective interpersonal and intercultural skills. Living and working experience in Asia. Preferred: Language proficiency in a Philippine language. Education and Technical Expertise: Graduate degree in relevant field. Technical expertise in one of the Foundation's core areas of assistance, as listed above. TO APPLY: Applications should be submitted by visiting our website: and selecting "Employment Opportunities." The application deadline is October 22, 2014. The Foundation offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.
****************************** COUNTRY DIRECTOR ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN
CARE is seeking a Country Director for Pakistan based in Islamabad. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English, Urdu would be an advantage; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Accompanied - Spouse; Funding: Approved; Expected start date: Summer 2015. The Country Director (CD) in Pakistan is CARE International (CI)'s legal representative in the country of her/his assignment. S/he leads CARE's strategy and operations in that country towards CARE's vision of "a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been eliminated and people live with dignity and security". More specifically, the CD drives for impact that benefits women and girls, addresses injustice and discrimination, and enhances the lives of poor and vulnerable communities. The CD provides strategic leadership and guidance to the Country Office team and to external partners to: ensure that CARE's role in the country continuously evolves for maximum impact and relevance to the environment; position CARE as a partner of choice and an influential voice in reducing poverty and social injustice. The CD is responsible for fulfilling the CI approved "Performance Standards of Country Offices". S/he oversees the development, funding and implementation of the Country Office (CO) program portfolio. S/he is responsible for adequate emergency preparedness and manages emergency programming and operations. S/he establishes and sustains productive relationships and political influence with government officials, donors and strategic partners. S/he leads the CO's fundraising strategy and ensures the CO's financial viability. An organizational citizen, s/he contributes to CI's global strategy, shares knowledge and supports the generation of evidence to inform CARE's global programming. The CD is also accountable for competent operational and risk management, including the proper management, well-being and safety of CARE staff and the proper stewardship of CARE's resources. The CD models and ensures systematic practice of CARE core values: Respect, Integrity, Commitment and Excellence. S/he also promotes Gender Equality and Diversity among CO staff and in programming. The CD models new ways of working and drives the teams toward the CARE 2020 vision, fostering innovation, holistic planning and programming and helping to build effective teams, coalitions and networks. S/he encourages on-going staff development to motivate and strengthen the teams' resilience in the face of change. With a focus on gender and governance CARE in Pakistan's goal is to empower marginalized women with a focus on health, education, economic empowerment and emergency programming. CARE works entirely with partners (civil society, private sector and government) in Pakistan. The CD would also have to ensure that projects deliver all the committed deliverables while simultaneously pursuing the longer-term impact goals of the country office and maintaining strategic and programmatic alignment with CARE's global strategies and in ensuring full compliance with the donor and CARE policies. The REQUIREMENTS include: Bachelor's Degree in related field. 6-8 years in senior management position in development field. Strategic and operational Management: Demonstrated experience in leading strategic and operational planning; Extensive conceptual skills including strategic analysis; Demonstrated management skills in a complex international setting. People/ Relationship Management: Demonstrated self-awareness, leadership and interpersonal skills; Strong human resource management skills including capacity building, coaching and conflict management; Experience supervising and developing a multi-disciplinary team in a cross-cultural setting; Demonstrated interest and ability to give feedback, develop, motivate and lead a diverse team to achieve; Demonstrated use of positive coping strategies in stressful environments. Financial Management: Experience in successfully managing various forms of partnerships with national and international NGOs, etc. Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts. Strong representation, influencing and negotiation skills. Ability to establish a learning culture within the CO and to facilitate knowledge sharing across CARE. External Relationships/ Fundraising Information/ Knowledge Management: Knowledge and experience with financial management as demonstrated by ability to: Manage a complex budget; Effectively follow-up on internal and external audit recommendations; Ensure donor compliance and reporting. The position is accompanied/ spouse only. Basic medical facilities are available, but for more advanced health care Bangkok is the nearest option. Given the political and security conditions, albeit interesting, Pakistan is a challenging country to work and it is essential that the CD is on top of security and risk analysis at all times and for that a good staff safety and risk management unit is in place coupled with the support of the Asia Regional Management Unit and the Asia Staff Safety Advisor. TO APPLY: apply online at 456. Application Deadline: 10/24/14. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** ASSOCIATE LEGAL OFFICER PARIS
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking an Associate Legal Officer (P-1/P-2) in Paris. The incumbent shall examine claims and protests against administrative decisions and contribute to the Unit's work in preventive action and Staff Regulations and Rules compliance. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (master degree or equivalent) in Law. A minimum of two (2) years of postgraduate experience in the legal field. At least one (1) year of experience in legal and/or human resources field at international level. Solid analytical skills and ability to speak and present effectively, concisely and persuasively. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and client-oriented service approach. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: Closing date: 11/18/14. Vacancy no: HRM 202
The United Nations seeks an Economic Affairs Officer, Mineral Sector Governance (P- 3) in Addis Ababa. Duties: Monitors developments in the mineral sector at global, regional and national levels; Conducts research and analysis related to mineral sector governance to develop recommendations through the use of relevant tools and policy research methodologies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in earth science, economics, mineral law, development or related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in mineral policy research, analysis and formulation, especially as applied to mineral sector governance. Apply online at: 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:, Fax: 1- 917-367-0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 11/23/14. Vacancy no: 14-ECO-ECA-36665-R-ADDIS ABABA (X)
****************************** OVE/OVE RESEARCH FELLOW 2015 WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Research Fellow who will work under the guidance of senior staff on evaluations of the Bank's programs and activities, including project evaluations, corporate evaluations, and sector and thematic evaluations. Work ranges from assembling, analyzing and presenting core evaluative information to preparing specific analytical pieces and background papers as inputs to evaluations led by senior staff. REQUIRES: Candidates should have recently completed (within three years or less) a Master's degree or higher in Economics, Public Policy or a related field and possess some relevant work experience. Proficiency in English and Spanish/ Portuguese, strong oral and written communication skills, and strong analytical skills (including proficiency in the use of qualitative and quantitative techniques and standard statistics/ econometric software packages) are required. Excellent team work and an ability to work in a multi-cultural environment are also important. Apply online at Vacancy no: 1400005929. Closing date: 10/20/14.
****************************** GENDER ADVISOR ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA
GHFP is seeking a Technical Advisor II: Gender Advisor (GHFP II-P3-131) in Arlington, VA. Assignment: Two year fellowship. The Gender Advisor (Advisor) will be based in the Policy, Evaluation and Communication (PEC) Division, one of four divisions in the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) in USAID's Bureau for Global Health (GH). PEC creates the enabling environment for sexual and reproductive health (RH) with a focus on family planning (FP). PEC works with partners within USAID and externally to: 1) Promote effective FP advocacy, policy, financing, and governance; 2) Collect, analyze, and evaluate data for evidence-based decision making; and 3) Develop and implement communication efforts to influence attitudes, norms, and behaviors of beneficiaries and providers. The Gender Advisor will be part of the PRH Gender Team supporting technical leadership and serving as a point person for all gender-related issues across all 4 Divisions in PRH. The Advisor will also participate in the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG). S/he will seek to understand and address gender norms and inequalities across FP programming (e.g., research, data collection and analysis, policy and advocacy, service delivery, social and behavior change communication), with a particular focus on gender-based violence and child marriage, reproductive empowerment, and male engagement as supportive partners and FP users. The Advisor will also contribute to the overall goals of the Office and the Division through participation in PEC Division projects and activities. S/he will work closely with PRH and GH Gender Advisors and receive day-to-day guidance from the PRH Gender Team Leader. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or higher in public health or a related social science field. Minimum five (5) years' experience in FP/RH, with at least two (2) years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting. Minimum five (5) years' experience in gender integration, program development/ implementation and/or research (including monitoring & evaluation). Demonstrated understanding of FP/RH related gender equality and equity, gender-based violence, engaging men, and/or women's empowerment more generally and reproductive empowerment more specifically. Demonstrated knowledge of gender integration in one or more of the key areas of FP/RH programming, such as policy, social and behavior change communication, private sector engagement, supply chain, expanding method choice, capacity building, and/or research in support of FP programming (e.g., formative assessment, rigorous evaluation, monitoring and evaluation). Support for gender integration along PRH's 5 focus areas: Method Choice, Social Behavior Change Communication, Family Planning Workforce, Total Market Approach, and Product Availability. Ability to conceptualize, plan, guide, and implement work. Strong communications skills and ability to present information clearly in English, both verbally and in writing. Experience with USAID programming, budgeting, and evaluation functions and procedures both in USAID/Washington and in USAID missions is desirable. Proficiency in French is desirable. Experience in leading training workshops and public speaking preferred. Flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environment. Ability to travel internationally 2-4 times per year for approximately 2-3 weeks at a time. Ability to work well with multiple stakeholders. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team and effectively cross-culturally. Adept at handling politically sensitive issues. Ability to prioritize work responsibilities and to handle multiple tasks at once. US citizenship or US permanent residency required. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary based on commensurate experience and earnings history. The Public Health Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package including professional development programs. TO APPLY: All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II's online recruitment system at, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by October 24, 2014 by 5:00 pm Eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
The International Labour Office seeks a Senior Specialist, Employers' Activities in Moscow, Russian Federation. The work of the Senior Employer Specialist is to act as an interface between the ILO, EOs and the employer community in the sub-region concerned and to develop and maintain good working relations with them. More particularly, he/she is to help business representative organizations meet the needs of enterprises more effectively. Finally, the Senior Employer Specialist should be able to articulate the views of employers within the ILO so that their priorities and concerns are taken on board in the formulation and implementation of ILO policies and programmes and also to be able to communicate ILO policies and programmes to the employer community. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in economics, business administration, law, social science or related subject. At least ten years professional experience, with at least five years' experience in senior management positions in employer organizations or other business organizations and/or comparable experience in HR/IR or technical cooperation management functions with practical experience of working with employer organizations. TO APPLY: Please visit ILO's e-Recruitment website at: The system provides instructions for online application procedures. Closing date: 10/19/14. Vacancy no: CALL/P/2014/13
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks applicants for the following positions. Please apply online at
The Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs (DELSA) is looking for one or more dynamic Economist(s) to conduct analytical and methodological work on data and policies related to social and employment issues, such as, Family and child policies, Gender issues, or Youth transitions from school to work and related policies. Work could also cover the structure of social protection systems, mechanisms of delivery of social services, social housing issues, and social policies targeted at groups or persons with complex needs at risk of poverty or social exclusion in OECD countries, emerging economies and selected developing countries. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in economics or social policy with a strong foundation in quantitative analysis. A PhD/doctorate would be an advantage. At least 3 years of research and work experience in one or several areas covered in the social policy division. Experience with micro and macro data sets. International experience in analytical activities, through studies and internships, would be an advantage. Good organizational skills, ability to work effectively on the basis of general instructions and with minimum supervision. Closing date: 10/16/14. Job Number: 09480.
We are looking for a dynamic and highly competent Deputy Director with strong corporate communication skills and extensive management experience who, under the Director's supervision, will provide strategic direction and intellectual leadership to the Directorate. As a key member of the senior management team of PAC and the Organisation, s/he will be asked to support and advance the strategic orientations of the Secretary-General, and will be required to take a leadership role in the conception and implementation of a corporate external communication strategy that is coherent with these orientations. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in communication, business and administration or international relations. Extensive senior-level experience, gained in an international organization, a national administration, a private sector company or a communication agency, working on issues and policies falling within the Directorate's area of activity. Proven leadership on corporate communication issues at an international level. Closing date: 10/19/14. Job Number: 09478.
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 or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ tel: +44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email 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.
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 462. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
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 453. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
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,
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, including your name, along with "14-87F Technical Specialists" in the subject line. Visit our website at 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.
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: 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: 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:, 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: Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 10/9/14. Vacancy no: HQ/14/NMH/TA119
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 443. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
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,, email: No telephone calls. EOE
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 Vacancy no: D1933
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 Closing date: 10/12/14. Vacancy no: RAPS/3/2014/INTSERV/02
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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, MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
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, MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
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Human Rights Watch has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit
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.
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.
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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
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The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: 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:, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply online at Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
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
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 or mail applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A- 1400 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
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
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 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: 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:, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)

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