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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated March 18, 2016


Copyright 2016. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.

SENIOR SOCIAL SECTOR SPECIALIST MANILA, PHILIPPINES

The Asian Development Bank is seeking a Senior Social Sector Specialist at its headquarters in Manila, Philippines. JOB PURPOSE: Lead in identifying, developing, implementing and administering social sector programs and projects, technical assistance (TA), and non-lending products and services (NLPS). Provide technical inputs to the development of social sector policy, programs and projects and necessary inputs on divisional work. Work within broad policies, objectives, principles and goals. Work within general policies, principles and goals, working directly with clients. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Supervisor: Director, Human and Social Development Division (SEHS). The following staff positions may be supervised by the incumbent: - National Staff - Administrative Staff. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree, or equivalent in public sector management, economics, social sector or other related fields. University degree in public sector management, economics, social sector or other related fields, combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Work experience: Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level. At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, including as project leader in the preparation and implementation of social sector policies, programs and projects. International experience working in several countries, preferably including ADB DMCs. Technical knowledge: Significant expertise within a specific area of ADB's operations (economic, sector or thematic), or breadth across multiple areas with in- depth knowledge within one area. Credible expert in field of expertise with recognized ability to lead projects and to share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB and development community. Ability to lead projects and to share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB community. Familiarity with ADB processes and procedures in public sector operations. People and leadership skills. Able to perform effectively as a mission leader or team lead, exercising supervision, coordination, and planning responsibilities over a multi-disciplinary team/unit. Able to mentor team members, providing guidance and advice on project or technical-related matters. Able to act as a team member. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: For more details and to apply, visit https://adb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=160149. Deadline for applications is on 21 March 2016. We encourage diversity in our workforce and support an inclusive work environment. Women are encouraged to apply. This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply. Applications received in response to previous posting will be considered together with applications received in response to this advertisement. The vision of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and based in Manila, Philippines, ADB's multicultural staff come from about 67 members. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package. While the position advertised is for the ADB headquarters, staff must be prepared to serve in any location outside Manila, Philippines at the discretion of Management. Applicants must be nationals of one of ADB's member countries.
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CHIEF OF PARTY, NEPAL MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING PROJECT KATHMANDU, NEPAL

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high- quality, cost- effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today's most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field. CAMRIS' clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research. For more information on CAMRIS International please visit www.camris.com. CAMRIS seeks a highly energetic and forward thinking Chief of Party for our USAID/Nepal Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Project. The MEL Project supports achievement of USAID/Nepal's Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) development objectives by assisting the Mission in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating and learning from more rigorous monitoring and evaluation of development activities. This includes designing and implementing both quantitative and qualitative evaluations and assessments, as well as providing expert analysis and technical assistance to USAID/Nepal's programs. The MEL project has three major components: Component 1: Support greater rigor and coherence in USAID/Nepal's M&E efforts. Component 2: Design and conduct analyses, evaluations, surveys, studies, and assessments Component 3: Support improved knowledge management. Responsibilities: The Chief of Party (COP) shall be responsible for providing strategic, technical, and operations leadership for MEL Project, while working closely with MEL project and CAMRIS headquarters staff. The COP shall collaborate with USAID/Nepal's Program Office, expanded M&E team, Development Objective Teams, and other COPs managing USAID projects to ensure that the MEL support is meaningful and useful to the Mission and partners. The COP is responsible for ensuring the quality of all technical work under this contract. S/he must be able to oversee performance and impact evaluations, monitoring support, and capacity building activities, ensuring that every deliverable exceeds client expectations. Provide leadership on the project by proactively engaging USAID, partners, and MEL team members to provide useful M&E support. This involves deep collaboration with the Mission and partners to identify, design, and implement high quality M&E support. Identify adjustments in scope and operations to ensure that the project adapts to changes in need and context. Quality assurance and responsiveness on all aspects of the MEL lifecycle including design, data collection, analysis, reporting, and learning. Serve as the primary point of contact to USAID Contracting Officer's Representative and Contracting Officer. Ensure timely submission of all deliverables. Supervise and empower all technical and administrative staff on the project. Collaborate closely with CAMRIS headquarters technical and operations staff. Champion the use of CAMRIS' systems and processes, and identify adjustments as needed. Represent the Nepal MEL team at local, regional and international meetings, as required. QUALIFICATIONS: An advanced degree (PhD preferred) in a field relevant to M&E of USAID/Nepal activities such as economics, public policy, international relations, statistics, political science, health, education, agriculture, etc. Minimum of 10 years of leadership experience focused on MEL activities for international development projects. This includes past experience as team lead on complex performance and/or impact evaluations. Program implementation experience a plus. Demonstrated capacity in evaluation good practice, including utilization focused evaluation, participatory approaches to evaluation, and evaluation ethics. Subject matter expertise in democracy and governance, agriculture, early grade education and/or public health a plus. Deep experience developing useful and feasible indicators/measures and associated data collection/analysis strategies for both monitoring and evaluation activities. Deep M&E methods experience, (including sampling strategies), and demonstrated capacity to oversee quantitative and qualitative analysis. Past experience leading data quality assessments. Must be able to quickly and effectively assemble and manage interdisciplinary, multicultural and gender balanced teams. Past experience identifying and implementing knowledge management systems to foster learning. Demonstrated knowledge of United States Government rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project and program compliance and reporting.
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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR / DIRECTOR (ENERGY), MC-301-3B/3A WASHINGTON, DC

The Millennium Challenge Corporation seeks an Associate Director / Director (Energy), MC-301-3b/3a, based in Washington, DC. Job Announcement Number: MCC-1641356-16-59-DCO-DE. SALARY RANGE: $83,000.00 to $163,529.00 / Per Year. OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Tuesday, March 29, 2016. SERIES & GRADE: MC-0301-14/15. Full Time - Permanent Position. WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens. SECURITY CLEARANCE: Secret. JOB SUMMARY: This position is located in the Division of Infrastructure, Environment and Private Sector, Department of Compact Operations (DCO), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). As the Associate Director/Director (Energy), you will participate in, and direct, a variety of complex and critical assignments associated with the development and implementation of energy projects under MCC's Millennium Challenge Compacts (Compacts). Specifically, you will: Lead, and participate in, the development of energy projects under the Compacts by conducting, among others: technical assessment of constraints analyses, root cause analyses, concept notes and concept papers; collection and analysis of data and information to finalize energy projects; coordination with consultants on feasibility assessments and other appraisal of energy projects (including those relating to project viability and implementability); drafting portions of the internal decisional documents such as the investment memorandum, and supporting such documents with appropriate analyses and supporting studies. Lead, and participate in, the implementation of energy projects under the Compacts through, among others, the use of appropriate project management tools to track implementation progress, as well as anticipate, identify and mitigate various implementation risks. Work concurrently as a member of multiple multi-disciplinary country teams consisting of a combination of MCC staff, consultants and contractors overseeing energy project development and implementation while interacting with complex political, environmental and social (including health and safety as well as gender and social inclusion), economic and other variables affecting the development and implementation of energy projects under Compacts. Report on project-related implementation risks, providing input to risk management plans and risk analyses for MCC management. Prepare relevant documentation and reports, and maintain the required databases during implementation of projects. Perform other tasks as assigned from time to time. QUALIFICATIONS: To qualify for pay band 3b you must meet the following: Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4a (GS-13) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as: assisting, or participating in, the development and implementation of (i) energy sector infrastructure projects through scoping, scheduling, budgeting and/or contract administration, among others, while engaged in various stakeholder management (whether in generation, transmission, distribution, distributed generation in off-grid regions, or gas-to-power), and/or (ii) energy sector reform projects addressing the relevant policies, laws, regulations, institutions and practices, and/or (iii) energy utility turnaround projects (whether through traditional technical assistance or introduction of private sector participation in the form of management contracts, leases, affermages, concessions or other). Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. The first cutoff for review and referral of applications is March 15, 2016. If no selection is made, applications of qualified applicants received after the cutoff date will be referred to the selecting official until the closing date or a selection is made. Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance. To obtain more information and to apply, go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/431286000.
****************************** OFFICER BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent will assist the Head, Crisis Response Systems and Exercises (CRSE) Section in the preparation of advice and recommendations to the Council Operations and Exercise Committee (COEC) and associated bodies, with regard to lessons identified, the Situation Centre, as well as in the scheduling, planning and conduct of related high- level crisis management exercises at the political/ military strategic level. This may also include the maintenance, revision and operation of the NATO Crisis Response System (NCRS), and the maintenance and improvement of operating procedures for crisis management at NATO Headquarters (HQ). REQUIRES: have a university degree or equivalent; have a broad knowledge and understanding of current international events, crisis management and conflict resolution; have at least 5 years of in depth experience at the strategic level in the crisis management field; have recent experience in coordinating political-military activities. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 4/8/16. Vacancy no: 160089
****************************** DIRECTOR OF OFFICE AND UNESCO REPRESENTATIVE TO MOROCCO, ALGERIA, MAURITANIA AND TUNISIA RABAT
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking a Director of Office and UNESCO Representative to Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and Tunisia (D-1) in Rabat. The Director of the UNESCO Office in Rabat will manage the multidisciplinary programme of this Cluster Office and provide intellectual, strategic and operational leadership in planning and implementing activities responding to the priority needs of the Member States of the Cluster (Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and Tunisia) in all UNESCO's fields of competence (education, the sciences, culture and communication and information). This also will include the effective and efficient management of the Office's human resources, administration and operations, in line with the Organization's policies and procedures, including effective internal controls. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in a discipline related to UNESCO's mandate, public or business administration or international relations. At least ten (10) years of progressive professional experience at the appropriate management level within the United Nations system or within other international or national institutions, including a wide experience in development issues related to UNESCO's areas of competence, in association with national and international organizations. Experience in advocacy, resources and partnership mobilization. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment. Closing date: 3/22/16. Vacancy no: 5MABSP0001RP
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
DIRECTOR, ESCWA CENTRE FOR WOMEN BEIRUT
A Director, ESCWA Centre for Women is sought in Beirut. Duties: Leads and provides substantive input for the preparation of the Centre's publications and reports for presentation to intergovernmental bodies such the Commission on the Status of Women, the biennial sessions of the Commission and its subsidiary technical Committee on Women, regional and national expert group meetings, seminars and training workshops. REQUIRES: Advanced University Degree (Master's degree or equivalent) preferably in one or more of the following disciplines: women & gender studies, sociology, anthropology, law, economics, international relations, or related field (PhD preferred). A minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of women and gender issues including management of programmes related to women- specific and gender issues and/or high level research and analysis of gender issues and their relevance to development at the national and regional levels, as well as experience in programme and project planning, management and supervision of a team, budgeting, analysis and implementation. Closing date: 4/15/16. Vacancy no: 52353
PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Management Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Participate in the development, implementation, strengthening and evaluation of projects funded through the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) by: (i) identifying human security priority areas and implementing human security operational tools; (ii) liaising with and strengthening the quality of concept note submissions by the applying organizations; (iii) drafting comments on concept notes submitted to the UNTFHS in line with the Guidelines of the UNTFHS. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international development, political science, economics, international relations or a related field is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme management or related area is required. Experience working on human security and its application into project/ programme activities is desired. Closing date: 4/15/16. Vacancy no: 55555.
PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Management Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Assist the Chief of PPCU in conducting substantive and policy research related to the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS). Conduct policy research and analysis and prepare studies, briefs, reports and correspondence as directed by the Chief Policy, Planning and Coordination Unit. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in international relations, political affairs, security or military studies, management or law. At least five years of progressively responsible experience at professional level in policy development or working as a substantive advisor in the office of a senior UN, international or public official and/or as a Special Assistant (dealing with substantive programmes of work) to a senior public official is required. Experience with intelligence management, security management, political/ security information analysis is desirable. Closing date: 4/15/116. Vacancy no: 48000
****************************** *EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TUCSON, ARIZONA
The National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade (NatLaw) seeks a dynamic leader to serve as its next Executive Director. This is an excellent opportunity to lead one of the world's foremost commercial law centers. NatLaw uniquely combines the research and policy attributes of a think tank, with the practical skills required to turn its policy recommendations into law and regulations, including drafting international instruments, uniform laws and domestic laws, compiling and advocating for best commercial practices, and training the scholars, judges, and practitioners involved in the application of these laws and practices in the Americas, Asia, and Africa - all with the goal of using commercial law reform to promote global economic development. To learn more about NatLaw and the job description visit: http://natlaw.com/careers
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY KYIV, UKRAINE
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Project Director/ Chief of Party. Job Summary: Lead complex e-governance project aimed at reducing corruption through increased availability and usability of official data, improved availability of government services for citizens, and increased transparency of government procurements. Supervise technical and administrative staff. Plan, direct and coordinate technical and operational activities to ensure that project goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed timeframes and funding parameters and in compliance with USAID regulations and FHI 360 policies. Provide technical leadership in the open data, e-procurement and e-services components of the project. Establish and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters. Collaborate with relevant technical specialists and stakeholders beyond the project to ensure coordination of materials and communication message strategies and avoid gaps and overlaps. Oversee monitoring and evaluation of project indicators and knowledge management activities; as well as the project's financial and technical reporting requirements. Ensure effective collaboration with related USAID-funded democracy and governance projects in Ukraine. Coordinate with any partner organization specializing in 3 main areas of activity; open data, e-procurement and e-services. Serve as key representative of project with USAID/Ukraine government counterparts and partners. QUALIFICATIONS: BA required; advanced degree in related field preferred. At least 10 years' experience managing anti-corruption, e-governance and/or open data projects, preferably donor-funded international development projects. Strong technical knowledge of the role of open data and technology in increasing transparency and decreasing corruption. Strong analytical skills rooted in familiarity with management of international development programs. Demonstrated experience managing complex development projects, preferably in the areas of anti-corruption and open data. Outstanding professional reputation and have strong demonstrated interpersonal, written, and oral presentation skills. Experience managing projects in compliance with USAID rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team on activities of similar scope and size ($10-25million). Experience managing 15 or more technical and administrative staff; past experience as a USAID Chief of Party preferred. Experience collaborating with government ministries and officials, NGOs and donors, and community-based institutions, preferably in Ukraine. Excellent leadership, interpersonal and relationship building skills. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, technical and operational staff, and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance Experience working and living in Eastern Europe, especially the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and preferably in Ukraine. Professional Written and Spoken English; Ukrainian and/or Russian Language skills desired. Advanced Excel and Microsoft office skills. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16705/chief-of- party/job
****************************** *ELECTRONIC PROCUREMENT TEAM LEAD UKRAINE
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Electronic Procurement Team Lead. Job Summary: Manage a medium-sized team to ensure wide scale implementation of electronic procurement in Ukraine, which will include increasing the technical capacity, development of normative acts, analysis and documentation of best practices, and extensive training of both public sector and civil society. Oversee the development and maintenance of an electronic procurement solution, and support the full-scale role out to all parts of the national and local government. Provide capacity building and professionalization of the public procurement profession in Ukraine, including issues of public sector planning for intended procurement needs and budget allocations; public procurement reform; and electronic procurement methods. Contribute to public awareness campaigns on the role of electronic procurement in reducing corruption and offering savings to the public budget. Oversee linkages of the use of an electronic procurement system to improving Open Data. Qualifications: Master's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/ Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. 8 years of experience in areas of governance, policy, public administration, or related areas; 3 of which include implementing public procurement reform programs with a focus on electronic procurement, preferably in the Central and Eastern Europe region. Clear understanding of technology issues related to electronic procurement as well as the required legislation, policy and practices for successful implementation. Experience providing training of public sector and civil society counterparts in areas of public administration, preferably procurement. Experience specific to Central and Eastern Europe, preferably in Ukraine. Fluency in English required, fluency in Ukrainian preferred. Apply at: https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/16724/electronic-procurement-team-lead/job
****************************** *OFFICER BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent will assist the Head, Crisis Response Systems and Exercises (CRSE) Section in the preparation of advice and recommendations to the Council Operations and Exercise Committee (COEC) and associated bodies, with regard to lessons identified, the Situation Centre, as well as in the scheduling, planning and conduct of related high- level crisis management exercises at the political/ military strategic level. This may also include the maintenance, revision and operation of the NATO Crisis Response System (NCRS), and the maintenance and improvement of operating procedures for crisis management at NATO Headquarters (HQ). REQUIRES: have a university degree or equivalent; have a broad knowledge and understanding of current international events, crisis management and conflict resolution; have at least 5 years of in depth experience at the strategic level in the crisis management field; have recent experience in coordinating political-military activities. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 4/8/16. Vacancy no: 160089
****************************** *DIRECTOR OF OFFICE AND UNESCO REPRESENTATIVE TO MOROCCO, ALGERIA, MAURITANIA AND TUNISIA RABAT
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking a Director of Office and UNESCO Representative to Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and Tunisia (D-1) in Rabat. The Director of the UNESCO Office in Rabat will manage the multidisciplinary programme of this Cluster Office and provide intellectual, strategic and operational leadership in planning and implementing activities responding to the priority needs of the Member States of the Cluster (Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and Tunisia) in all UNESCO's fields of competence (education, the sciences, culture and communication and information). This also will include the effective and efficient management of the Office's human resources, administration and operations, in line with the Organization's policies and procedures, including effective internal controls. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in a discipline related to UNESCO's mandate, public or business administration or international relations. At least ten (10) years of progressive professional experience at the appropriate management level within the United Nations system or within other international or national institutions, including a wide experience in development issues related to UNESCO's areas of competence, in association with national and international organizations. Experience in advocacy, resources and partnership mobilization. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment. Closing date: 3/22/16. Vacancy no: 5MABSP0001RP
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*DIRECTOR, ESCWA CENTRE FOR WOMEN BEIRUT
A Director, ESCWA Centre for Women is sought in Beirut. Duties: Leads and provides substantive input for the preparation of the Centre's publications and reports for presentation to intergovernmental bodies such the Commission on the Status of Women, the biennial sessions of the Commission and its subsidiary technical Committee on Women, regional and national expert group meetings, seminars and training workshops. REQUIRES: Advanced University Degree (Master's degree or equivalent) preferably in one or more of the following disciplines: women & gender studies, sociology, anthropology, law, economics, international relations, or related field (PhD preferred). A minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of women and gender issues including management of programmes related to women- specific and gender issues and/or high level research and analysis of gender issues and their relevance to development at the national and regional levels, as well as experience in programme and project planning, management and supervision of a team, budgeting, analysis and implementation. Closing date: 4/15/16. Vacancy no: 52353
*PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Management Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Participate in the development, implementation, strengthening and evaluation of projects funded through the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) by: (i) identifying human security priority areas and implementing human security operational tools; (ii) liaising with and strengthening the quality of concept note submissions by the applying organizations; (iii) drafting comments on concept notes submitted to the UNTFHS in line with the Guidelines of the UNTFHS. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international development, political science, economics, international relations or a related field is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme management or related area is required. Experience working on human security and its application into project/ programme activities is desired. Closing date: 4/15/16. Vacancy no: 55555.
*PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Management Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Assist the Chief of PPCU in conducting substantive and policy research related to the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS). Conduct policy research and analysis and prepare studies, briefs, reports and correspondence as directed by the Chief Policy, Planning and Coordination Unit. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in international relations, political affairs, security or military studies, management or law. At least five years of progressively responsible experience at professional level in policy development or working as a substantive advisor in the office of a senior UN, international or public official and/or as a Special Assistant (dealing with substantive programmes of work) to a senior public official is required. Experience with intelligence management, security management, political/ security information analysis is desirable. Closing date: 4/15/116. Vacancy no: 48000
****************************** *INTERNATIONAL HEALTH ECONOMIST VIETNAM
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks an International Health Economist/Economist, Evaluation of the USAID/Vietnam "Community Links Program Activity," "Vietnam Monitoring and Survey Services (VEMSS) Project," Responsibilities: Conduct desk review of existing documents (program descriptions, annual work plans and reports, etc.); Develop the technical protocol for the costing exercise, and data collection tools (proven best practices or sound methods should be used); Prepare the presentation summarizing proposed methods, and present to USAID/Vietnam mission; Develop the field data collection plan , in coordination with the overall evaluation work plan; Conduct and oversee fieldwork process, including data collection and stakeholder meetings and interviews; Perform data analysis; Develop a presentation on key findings, and draft report; Review comment/inputs from USAID staff and related stakeholders, and finalize the cost component report. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or PhD level, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant discipline (i.e. Economics). Degree in health economics is preferred. Demonstrated 10 years' experience in conducting cost analysis for development programs- experience in costing of public health programs is preferred. Excellent personal communication and English writing skills. Ability to produce quality work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Experience working in complex environments. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *DEPUTY PROGRAM MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT MERIDA INITIATIVE MEXICO CITY
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. seeks a Deputy Program Manager, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Merida Initiative. Project Summary: The Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) in Mexico City, Mexico, requires professional and administrative support services in support of the Merida Initiative. Required services include project management, business operations, engineering, security consulting, quality assurance, procurement and contracts, logistics and administrative assistance. To meet these requirements, the offeror shall provide the services and personnel as described in the task order's statement of work. Only United States citizens are eligible for this position. Responsibilities: Serve as the in country deputy project manager and be responsible for the implementation and management of the program for the duration of this task order. Reports to the Program Manager. Responsible to the CO and the COR for all task order specific performance issues in country. Responsible for action pertaining to all in-country personnel, licensing, visa and performance issues. Meet at least weekly with the COR and in country program personnel as required. Advise and assist DoS and INL customers regarding the technical scope of the task order and all task orders. Provide all reporting information required. QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years of project/ program management experience. Eight (8) years of professional experience. Strong organization and interpersonal skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT LEAD ARLINGTON, VA
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks a full time Knowledge Management Lead. The Knowledge Management Lead will lead MSI's efforts to roll out and institutionalize a companywide knowledge management approach, including the deployment of a knowledge management portal (KMP) which will increase MSI staff's global access to resources. The Knowledge Management Lead will work with a wide variety of stakeholders to facilitate the adoption of new behaviors that will allow increased knowledge exchange across the organization. The successful candidate will be a dynamic leader, dedicated to problem solving and customer service. This position reports to the Head of Knowledge Management & Information Systems, and works in collaboration with a group of subject matter experts and an in-house systems development team. QUALIFICATIONS: Eight years or more of demonstrated experience with knowledge management, organizational learning, special libraries, or related field. Masters degree in related field strongly preferred. Able to work collaboratively with subject matter experts, information users and learners. Ability to define and set priorities, work in a timely manner, and be self-motivated with a capacity and willingness to learn. Experience independently drafting, editing and publishing content and strategic communications preferred. Experience working with a software development team to identify issues and enhance system performance. Experience facilitating or guiding a team or organization through the adoption of new technology or other initiatives preferred. Experience with international development or aid work is not required. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *EXECUTIVE SECRETARY WASHINGTON, DC
The Organization of American States has posted an opening for an Executive Secretary (D-2) in Washington, DC. The Executive Secretary shall be responsible for supporting the IACHR in the fulfillment of its mandate for the promotion and protection of freedom of human rights in the Americas. REQUIRES: University degree in law or other relevant social science issued by a duly accredited institution. Advanced degree or other specialized studies in the area of international human rights law. More than 15 years of relevant professional experience at the national and international level involving, inter alia, interaction with senior government officials, intergovernmental or nongovernmental organizations. Proficiency in English and Spanish. Desirable: Working knowledge of the other two languages of the OAS (French and Portuguese). TO APPLY: Applicants must submit electronically the following documents: OAS Application Form (Form 60); Cover Letter: describing the reasons for which you want to work at the General Secretariat of the OAS; and Resume (Curriculum Vitae). The documents must be submitted by e-mail as attachments to jobapplications@oas.org Subject: Vacancy number - Last name, First Initial. The application form is available at http://www.oas.org/EN/PINFO/HR/job.htm. Closing date: 3/23/16. Vacancy no: LT EO/01/16
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*LEGAL OFFICER ADDIS ABABA
A Legal Officer is sought in Addis Ababa. Duties: advise clients on issues relating to appeals against administrative decisions and the imposition of disciplinary matters; Represent and litigate on behalf of clients before the United Nations Dispute Tribunal and the United Nations Appeals Tribunal; Prepare written and oral submissions to these bodies and ensure that they meet procedural requirements. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Law, emphasis on Administrative, Employment, Criminal or International Law is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in law, preferably administrative, employment, civil and criminal law, including legal analysis, research and writing is required. Experience in litigation and judicial structures and procedures, with at least one year of professional experience of having appeared as an advocate/ litigator before a court or tribunal is desired. Closing date: 4/11/16. Vacancy no: 55769
*LEGAL OFFICER - AD LITEM - UNITED NATIONS DISPUTE TRIBUNAL NEW YORK
A Legal Officer, Ad Litem - United Nations Dispute Tribunal is sought in New York. Duties: Review of submissions to the Tribunal to ensure that they meet procedural requirements and identifying, where applicable, cases that are amenable to informal resolution, such as third party conciliation or mediation, to be brought to the attention of a judge for possible referrals to the Mediation Division in the Office of the Ombudsman. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Law or related area. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in law, preferably administrative law or related area is required. At least two years of that experience at the international level, preferably in an international public organization is desirable. Experience in judicial structures and procedures is desirable. Closing date: 4/11/16. Vacancy no: 55773
*LEGAL OFFICER- UNITED NATIONS APPEALS TRIBUNAL NEW YORK
A Legal Officer, United Nations Appeals Tribunal is sought in New York. The Legal Officer will be responsible for providing substantive, technical and administrative support to the judges of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal in the adjudication of cases. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in law, preferably administrative, employment or public international law, including legal analysis, research and writing is required. Experience at the international level is desirable. Experience in judicial structures and procedures, and civil litigation is desirable. Closing date: 4/11/16. Vacancy no: 55772
*PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER NEW YORK
A Public Information Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Takes the lead in strategy, planning, development and implementation of large, complex communications campaigns on peacekeeping related matters; works with the Department of Peacekeeping Operations to develop ways to implement campaigns and to incorporate the campaign messages and themes into all relevant events and products. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in public information, journalism, international relations, public administration or related area is required. Experience of managing peacekeeping related websites, developing social and digital media strategy and handling media relations is desirable. Experience in dealing with peacekeeping matters generally is desirable. Closing date: 4/10/16. Vacancy no: 54521
****************************** 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, DEFENCE PLANNING BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
An Officer, Defence Planning (A-4) is sought in Brussels. The individual in this post is required to produce comprehensive, factually consistent and correct reports on the defence and security related plans and policies of individual Allies, drawing on, and rationalising inputs from, a number of specialists. In the context of the PARP, the individual is required to analyse, report and advise on the defence and security-related plans and policies of assigned partner countries. He/she will assist in the development of policy and practice in facilitating consultation and information exchange and, where possible, coordination among nations, both at NATO HQ and between capitals, to enable them to share best practices and lessons learned with regard to defence planning and transformation issues as well as multinational cooperation in developing capabilities. REQUIRES: have attended a NATO or national military staff college or equivalent, or hold a university degree; have a very good knowledge of the NDPP and of national defence planning processes; have at least five years of national or international experience (preferably both) in the field of defence planning, evidenced through previous posts which he/she has held; have experience in the preparation of military (land, maritime, or air force) force plans and associated financial, manpower and procurement planning. Closing date: 3/23/16. Vacancy no: 160085
*OFFICER, CATEGORY MANAGEMENT BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
An Officer, Category Management (A-2) is sought in Brussels. The Officer, Category Management, under the supervision of the Head, Procurement, is responsible for overseeing and managing the procurement and contractual aspects related to a portfolio of goods and services required for the maintenance and operation of the New NATO HQ, while ensuring the required quality and standards as well as legal compliance and adherence to NATO's financial and procurement regulations. The role of the Officer, Category Management is to develop and implement enterprise-wide sourcing strategies that lead to higher levels of supplier quality and lower cost of ownership for products and services. REQUIRES: possess a university degree in any of the following domains: commerce, trade, purchasing, supply, economics, management, law, business administration or engineering; have at least 3 years' procurement and contracting experience, which must include at least 2 years of experience as category manager or senior procurement manager, preferably, in services, non-manufacturing, or public sectors; be at least Level 3 Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) certified or possess an equivalent level of qualification granted by a national professional association. Closing date: 3/25/16. Vacancy no: 160095
****************************** INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs.
*INT/TIU AMERICAS BUSINESS DIALOGUE CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The candidate is expected to support TIU in its three main areas of work: Support of loan and technical assistance operations, development of applied and high quality and applied operational knowledge and organization and implementation of international trade and investment fora. REQUIRES: Master's Degree in Law, Economics, Business Administration, Public Policy, or related field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience. Proficiency in English and Spanish. Fluency in Portuguese or French is specially desired. Areas of Expertise: International policy-oriented or consulting environment in the fields of international trade, law, economics or public policy. Experience in the origination, negotiation, administration and evaluation of development projects with multilateral development banks will also be valued. Experience in the technical design and implementation of international trade and investment fora will also be valued. Vacancy no: 1600000710
*IIC STRATEGY, PLANNING & INNOVATION SENIOR OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
The Corporate Strategy & Planning Senior Officer will report to the Division Chief of Strategy and Innovation and will participate in the preparation of the IIC's Strategy, the multi-year Business Plans, as well as its monitoring and reporting. REQUIRES: An advanced degree (at least Master's, MBA, or equivalent) in business administration, public policy, development studies, economics, political science or other relevant field. At least 6+ years of relevant professional experience in implementing and executing complex and diverse array of strategy and planning services, preferably in an international environment. Aptitude for working with data/ statistics is a must. Understanding of client needs and challenges, of different country/ regional areas, market idiosyncrasies, and drivers of change in Latin America and the Caribbean. Proven solid experience in a similar role in an investment firm or bank would be desirable. Candidates should possess a clear understanding of the operational work of the IIC or similar multilateral institution as well as an understanding of the operational frameworks of public sector in multilateral institutions. Vacancy no: 1600000731
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY KATHMANDU, NEPAL
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Chief of Party for their Civil Society and Peacebuilding Department (CSPD) supports citizens to mobilize effectively to influence policy, improve lives, and build peace. CSPD works with civil society to increase its credibility, visibility and effectiveness by building its capacity to: Engage with local government to increase its responsiveness to citizen needs; Solve community problems, engage youth in civic affairs, and provide needed services to citizens; Advocate for social justice, democratic reforms, human rights, and effective policies; Produce media, including online, radio, and television content, to promote social dialogue and tolerance; and Promote peaceful solutions to conflict and support peace negotiations. CSPD currently seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Support to Civil Society in Nepal initiative that aims to strengthen the enabling environment for Nepali civil society, enhance the capacity of Nepali civil society organizations (CSOs) to collaboratively and constructively engage in policy advocacy, and support broad-based, cross-sectorial civil society initiatives that monitor and demand great effectiveness and accountability in public service delivery. The COP will serve as the project's principal contact point for USAID and will be the project's main in-country contact for government counterparts, donors, local partners, and other stakeholders. The COP will oversee all aspects of program performance, both technical and managerial, and ensure that procedures are established and adhered to for activity development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, procurement, budgeting, and financial accounting. S/he will supervise the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of local staff and consultants. The COP will provide overall supervision of implementing partners and beneficiary communities, ensuring timely progress against schedules, achievement of deliverables, and quality of results. The COP will also oversee development and approval of project deliverables. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters or higher degree in social sciences, international development, management, or a related field; Minimum ten (10) years of experience in development at a senior program management level, including direct supervision of professional and support staff; At least five (5) years developing country work experience preferred; Proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of donor-supported programs, with skills in high level strategic visioning and leadership, and preferably experience in managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple partner institutions; Experience managing USAID projects (preferably as a Chief of Party) in complex, sensitive environments, and knowledge of USAID programming rules and regulations; Demonstrated ability to develop and foster relationships with local counterparts, civil society organizations, donors, and donor- funded implementers; Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in English, fluency in Nepalese is a plus; Demonstrated experience in working effectively with local civil society organizations, and capabilities in policy advocacy and convening multi-stakeholder processes; Experience with grants programs, particularly in managing grants to partner organizations in South Asia, highly preferred; Demonstrated experience with capacity building and support of civil society organizations; Experience working in South Asia required; long-term work in Nepal preferred; knowledge of development, political and civil society issues in Nepal, and knowledge of active Nepalese counterparts, individuals and organizations desired; Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams required. Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360. Selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15380/chief-of-party/job
****************************** *EVALUATION AND TRADE FACILITATION SPECIALIST BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZAMBIA, MALAWI, AND NAMIBIA
MSI, a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world, seeks an Evaluation AND Trade Facilitation Specialist to support the design and implementation of an assessment survey for USAID on the costs and benefits of selected trade facilitation measures (TFMs) in the Southern Africa Region. The objective of the assessment survey is to provide guidance to USAID/Southern Africa in their oversight of future trade facilitation-related activities. These research activities are undertaken through USAID's E3 Analytics and Evaluation Project, for which MSI is the lead implementer. Note: Only Botswanan, South African, Zambian, Malawian, and Namibian citizens are eligible for this position. Responsibilities: Conduct desk research and provide inputs to inform the design of the survey instrument and other aspects of the assessment methodology. Work with the assessment team leader and/or deputy team leader to pre- test the survey instrument and make recommendations based on the pre-test results. Identify points of contact for identified respondent categories to carry out the survey. Coordinate with and oversee a local logistician for interview scheduling, logistics, and note taking. Carry out research and analysis based on the approved methodology for the review; this may include reviewing and analyzing secondary documents, and carrying out key informant interviews based on the approved instrument in the individual's country of expertise. Capture notes from interviews in clear English, and share with the assessment team leader in a previously-agreed format. Participate in presentations to USAID regarding findings and recommendations from the review. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a minimum of Master's Degree in International Trade Law, Economics, or a related field of study. Proven knowledge of applied economic analysis. Extensive understanding of local context and key stakeholders related to trade facilitation in one of the following countries: Namibia, Malawi, Zambia, South Africa, and Botswana. Local candidates from one of those countries are strongly preferred. Sound knowledge of regional economic integration particularly in Southern Africa. Familiarity with the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), and the Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU). Familiarity with USAID programs and policies, preferred. Professional fluency in English including speaking, writing, and reading. Proven experience in administering surveys and/or semi-structured interviews. Excellent analytical and report writing skills. To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY NEPALGUNJ, BANKE, NEPAL
FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for the anticipated five-year, $15 million USAID Civil Society and Media Strengthening Program in Nepal. Based in Kathmandu, the Western districts, and the earthquake-affected districts of Nepal, the program will aim to strengthen the enabling environment for Nepali civil society and media, enhance the capacity of Nepali Civil Society Organizations (CSO) to collaboratively and constructively engage in policy advocacy, and support broad-based, cross-sectoral initiatives that monitor, report, and demand greater effectiveness and accountability in governance and public service delivery. QUALIFICATIONS: Relevant advanced degree(Master's Degree) from an accredited University. Experience engaging Nepali CSOs and media organizations, providing advocacy and organizational development support, engaging government, and working for policy reform. Knowledge of diverse international best practices related to civil society strengthening, media development, advocacy, and policy. Experience with grants management, operations, and donor compliance. Fluency in Nepali and English with excellent writing skills. Excellent management and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members. Strong experience with gender equality and social inclusion, including work with youth, women, Dalit, Janajati, and Madhesi groups. Experience with USAID-funded programs, preferably in the democracy and governance space. Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360. Selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. To apply: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15381/deputy-chief-of-party/job
****************************** *EVALUATION OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks an Evaluation Officer (P3) in Vienna. As a member of a team reporting to the Director of OIOS, the Evaluation Officer conducts evaluations to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the Programme Evaluation function. The Evaluation Officer is expected to act according to the standards of ethical conduct for evaluators. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree in social science, political science, engineering, economics, or another relevant discipline; an advanced university degree would be an advantage. In-depth knowledge of evaluation design, data collection and analysis. In-depth knowledge of modern management concepts (quality management, results-based management, project management). Minimum of five years of relevant experience related to evaluation, in field work, project management or programme implementation. Minimum of two years' experience at the international level. Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria. Closing date: 3/21/16.
****************************** *STRATEGIC COORDINATION OFFICER, NDPP BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Strategic Coordination Officer, NDPP (A3/A4) in Brussels. The incumbent is responsible to facilitate an appropriate link of all DI-supported planning disciplines (Armaments, Consultation, Command & Control (C3), Aviation and Air and Missile Defence) to NATO's overall Defence Planning efforts. He/she will work towards ensuring consistent engagement across all NATO Defence Planning Process (NDPP) steps on common matters concerning such planning disciplines. REQUIRES: have a higher education degree from a university of recognized standing; have at least 5 years of relevant experience and a good knowledge of defense planning; have a good knowledge of NATO's methods and structures and a good understanding of capability planning of NATO member Nations; have a capacity for independent conceptual analysis on defense planning related issues; be able to draft quickly, clearly and concisely, give convincing presentations, and negotiate at senior level. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 3/18/16. Vacancy no: 160066.
****************************** *IIC SOVEREIGN / NON-SOVEREIGN GUARANTEE COORDINATION SENIOR OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Senior Officer who coordinates the alignment and integration of middle and back office functions to ensure SG-NSG cooperation and coordination at all levels of the organizations. Coordinates efforts with other functional units of IDBG with responsibilities related to SG/NSG coordination, such as, programming and budgeting, and operational instruments. REQUIRES: An advanced degree (at least Master's, MBA, or equivalent) in economics, development studies, business administration, political science or other relevant field. At least 6+ years of relevant experience in implementing and executing strategy and programming in international organizations. Knowledge of private and public sector issues and processes a must. Experience with SG-NSG coordination mechanisms that are directly tied to the objectives and goals of the IIC, within a culture of innovation. Knowledge and/or experience in Latin America and the Caribbean. Language Skills: oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1600000459
****************************** 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.
*ENERGY DATA ANALYST VIENNA, AUSTRIA
An Energy Data Analyst (P-2) is sought in Vienna. Duties: To assist Member States in elaborating their sustainable energy strategies by building capacity in Member States in the area of understanding the costs of nuclear energy, and through comparative assessment studies on the potential role and integration of different energy technology options. REQUIRES: University degree (or equivalent) in engineering, energy or environmental economics. At least 2 years of relevant experience. One year of experience at the national level and one year at international level is an asset. Fluency in written and spoken English essential. Working knowledge of official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) and asset. Closing date: 3/21/16. Vacancy no: 2016/0117
*ENERGY PLANNER / ECONOMIST VIENNA, AUSTRIA
An Energy Planner/ Economist (P-4) is sought in Vienna. Duties: To assist Member States in elaborating their sustainable energy strategies; to build capacity in Member States in the area of energy-environment planning; to ensure that the IAEA's energy system analytical tools are well maintained and regularly enhanced/ updated; to conduct comparative assessment studies on the potential role of different technology options including nuclear power, for sustainable energy development; and to develop pre- feasibility and feasibility studies for introduction of nuclear power. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (or equivalent) in energy economics, energy and environmental policy analysis, industrial economics, operations research, or a related field of study of direct relevance to nuclear energy analysis and economics. At least 7 years of working experience in analysis and modelling of energy and electricity markets, complex energy infrastructure development, energy and sustainability indicators. Solid experience in energy system analysis and technology dynamics. Extensive experience in the application of advanced statistical methods and mathematical analysis. Extensive experience in contributing to, or participating in, international projects. Closing date: 3/21/16. Vacancy no: 2016/0118
****************************** 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.
*STATISTICIAN NEW YORK
A Statistician is sought in New York. Duties: Assist in the planning, management and supervision of the work of the Section. Initiate, coordinate and support the preparation and dissemination of general compilations of socio-economic statistics and indicators, including the Statistical Yearbook (SYB), the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) and the MBS online, the World Statistics Pocketbook, UN data and special compilations and databases for reports to inter-governmental bodies, as required. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in statistics, mathematics, economics, sociology, or related field. A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of statistical data or related area is required. Editorial or related experience in statistical compilation and dissemination is required. Experience in managing teams and supervising individuals is required. Closing date: 4/7/16. Vacancy no: 54913
*CHIEF, BUILDINGS UNIT GENEVA
A Chief, Buildings Unit is sought in Geneva. The incumbent is responsible for architectural design, constructions, alterations, space planning, furnishing and maintenance of buildings and grounds. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Architecture, Engineering or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in managing construction and renovation projects of large office facilities is required. Experience in managing and implementing large scale space planning exercises is an asset. Experience in commissioning and handover of construction projects is desirable. Experience in Facilities Management of heritage buildings would be an asset. Closing date: 4/7/16. Vacancy no: 51433
*PROGRAMME OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Officer is sought in New York. Duties: Overall coordination of the handover of the refurbished complex between CMP and FMS; monitors and analyzes 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 business administration, management, economics or a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration, facilities management or related area. Experience in facilities management or construction management is required. Experience in project/ programme planning and coordination is highly desirable. Experience with Building Management Systems is desirable. Closing date: 4/7/16. Vacancy no: 55656
*PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER GENEVA
A Programme Management Officer is sought in Geneva. Duties: Participates in the design, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/ projects and their strategic development. Monitors and analyzes programme/ project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, international policy or development or in a related area. At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in programme or project management is required. In-depth knowledge of the structures of the UN and other bodies, substantive knowledge in the field of environmental economics or related area is desirable. Closing date: 4/5/16. Vacancy no: 50691
*DIRECTOR, ENERGY DIVISION BANGKOK
A Director, Energy Division is sought in Bangkok. Duties: Formulates and implements the substantive work programme of the Energy Division. Oversees the management of activities undertaken by the Division, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the different areas both within the Division and with other Divisions of ESCAP, and with other organizations of the United Nations System, as appropriate. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in energy, engineering, sustainable development, economics, development, business or public administration, finance, law, political science, social sciences or related area. Ph.D. degree in any of the above fields is desirable. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in the field of energy related to energy security, energy efficiency, renewable energy, access to energy services, energy economics, gender and energy, transboundary power trade, energy trade (coal, oil and gas), advanced energy technologies or related field. Experience in leading and managing a sizable work unit is required. Closing date: 4/4/16. Vacancy no: 55128
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