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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated August 7, 2015


Copyright 2015. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.
CHIEF OF PARTY, CARING FOR CHILDREN AND EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve health and social well-being outcomes for children affected by HIV and AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening health, education, livelihood and protection interventions at district and community levels. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Regional Director, the Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the project. She/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. The COP position requires political savvy, as she/he will interact at a high level with numerous Government of Tanzania institutions and senior government officials as well as United States government agencies. Key Responsibilities: Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual work-plans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with Pact and USAID requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grant making mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact human resources policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Basic REQUIREMENTS: At least seven years' experience in managing complex OVC programs, social services programs, and/or public health programs of similar scope and size is desired. At least ten years' experience as senior staff in at least three of the following areas: child protection, economic strengthening, social protection, education, health and nutrition including HIV/AIDS care and support; social service systems strengthening; quality improvement/ quality assurance; M&E; and operations research preferred. At least five years international experience in development, managing, overseeing, or evaluating comprehensive social services programs of similar size and complexity, with USAID experience preferred. At least five years demonstrated skills and experience in partnership building, especially with the Government of Tanzania, donors, private sector, NGO and local community organizations. At least ten years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub-award management, and tracking project performance and costs. Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. At least a Master's Degree in business or public administration, social sciences, public health, or a related field required. Strong management and communication skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain effective interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0128. 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.
****************************** DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania program that aims to improve health and social well-being outcomes among HIV-impacted vulnerable children and youth by strengthening their families and increasing their utilization of high-quality health/HIV, education, livelihood, and protection services . This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Chief of Party, the DCOP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program, ensuring the implementation of high-quality, evidence-based interventions, and management a team of senior staff and sub-partners to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all activities and products generated under the project. The DCOP will also lead and oversee program monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Key Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee the quality of all technical activities, providing direction, feedback and support to ensure success. Ensure program adherence to internationally accepted technical norms and standards of practices. Provide input into and assure that all donor reporting requirements on program impact are met and assist implementing partners/ grantees in setting up reporting and tracking systems to provide such information in an efficient and timely manner. Facilitate continuous quality assessment and improvement and ensure that program best practices are documented and disseminated throughout the program cycle. Lead development of program research and learning agenda and ensure robust program monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). Ensure effective coordination and communication and standards of practice among each partner organization. Ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of Pact and USAID resources. Ensure provision of management support and technical assistance to grantees on program design, budget/work plan development, and M&E planning. Provide regular written/oral program progress updates, as requested. Establish and manage Pact's local technical training activities. Ensure that the most up-to-date information regarding the programs or initiatives is shared via a range of mechanisms: including reports, newsletters, and the Internet. Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the COP. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's degree or higher in Public Health, Child/Youth development, Social Work, International Development or a related field is required (PEPFAR experience preferred). At least ten years' experience designing and implementing children, adolescents, youth and other vulnerable families development programs in sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania preferred. At least five years of experience as a Deputy Director or senior manager of health or HIV/AIDS care, support, and prevention activities. Demonstrated experience implementing and managing program in resource constrained countries. Demonstrated experience producing quality English- language communications products, such as progress reports, case studies, and research protocols. Experience interacting with developing country government, international organization, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives, and senior level government officials. At least three years of experience working with USG cooperative agreements or contracts in senior program management capacity. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with civil society organizations and host country government counterparts. Preferred Qualifications: Skills and Abilities: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem- solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in OVC, Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth programming with proven results. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0131. 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.
****************************** DIRECTOR OF MONITORING AND EVALUATION DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Director of Monitoring and Evaluation for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve the welfare and protection of children affected by HIV/AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening social services systems and structures at the county and community levels to improve care and support of OVC. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: The Director of Monitoring and Evaluation will report to the COP and is responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation plan and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts. He/she will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement and overall data management. He/she will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, and promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learned. He/she will support all the technical staff in M&E functions and will manage M&E staff on the project. Key Responsibilities: Assist the OVC Manager and COP to design the overall measurement system for the project to include outcome measures at the end of the project. Assist partners to develop strong M&E systems to track programming to share with Pact and the donor. Providing training and mentoring to partners and staff to ensure the implementation of strong M&E systems. Assist with development of the M&E Plan for the project, including decision on and definition of key indicators, targets and systems for measurements. Collect, aggregate, analyze and present data about the project for learning and reporting to the donor. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A master's degree in a relevant discipline, such as M&E, Informatics, Demography or any advanced degree in a related discipline. At least seven years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for complex programs in developing countries, preferably in Africa. Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of rigorous qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation studies to IRB standards. A firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs. Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g. service integration and performance against each result area). Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project's activities and support project supervision. Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on activities and study results. Experience of managing and evaluations of USAID or PEPFAR funded programs. Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVCs, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0130. 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.
****************************** RESEARCH AND LEARNING SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact is recruiting a Research and Learning Specialist for an anticipated global project that will support civil society organizations (CSOs) and independent media and labor organizations to ensure civil society participation and government transparency and accountability. The position is contingent upon award. Position Purpose: The Research and Learning Specialist will oversee the program's learning agenda, knowledge management systems and M&E, under the leadership of the Program Director. Key Responsibilities: The Research and Learning Specialist will: Lead the development of knowledge management procedures for the program; Liaise with partners and other stakeholders on the program's learning agenda; Ensure that program learning is documented and used to guide key decision making; Work with M&E staff to capture learning across the program; and Provide staff training and capacity building as required. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 5 years' progressively responsible experience in knowledge management, learning, research and monitoring and evaluation; Sound understanding of and experience with civil society and/or media strengthening programming; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; MA in political science, public policy, international development or a related field; Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in diverse country contexts; Experience fostering learning; Experience working in good governance programs; Experience integrating gender, marginalized populations and/or youth or working on programming where these areas are a key focus; and Fluency in a second language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0125. 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.
****************************** CONTRACTING OFFICER AMMAN, JORDAN
FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Contracting Officer I in Amman, Jordan to support the USAID Local Enterprise Support Program (LENS) - a five-year project to encourage the long-term economic growth and development potential of underserved Jordanian communities by empowering local communities to design and implement collaborative local economic development (LED) initiatives and by supporting the vitality and competitiveness of micro and small enterprises (MSEs). Supervised by the Portfolio Management Team (PMT) leader in FHI 360 headquarters, the position holder will provide direct support and expertise to LENS to ensure the efficient administration of subawards in accordance with FHI 360 and donor policies and procedures. S/he will provide professional expertise in enhancing staff capacities to design, manage and administer subawards totaling approximately $10M for LENS. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field (with at least 24 credit hours of business, law, accounting or contract management course work at the University level). Minimum of 5 years' experience in a contracting position in either the Federal Government acquisition system or a non-governmental organization. At least 3 years of negotiating experience and direct management of contracts and other agreements. Advanced knowledge of USAID rules and regulations including but not limited to 22 CFR 226, 2 CFR 200, 2 CFR 700, 22 CFR 228, ADS 303, ADS 302, FAR and AIDAR. Relevant software skills to include spreadsheet and database software and Management Information Systems. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. TO APPLY: please visit https://jobs- fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15956/contracting-officer/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** GENERAL COUNSEL, AFRICA50 AFRICA
The African Development Bank has posted an opening for a General Counsel who will direct the legal and compliance activities of Africa50's business, including those activities relating to Africa50's operations to ensure that the business is in compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements. This includes working with the business teams in managing the legal resources on individual transactions. REQUIRES: Qualifications and practice or experience in Civil and/or Common Law. Admission to a bar. Knowledge and Experience of compliance matters in financial institutions. Experience of current trends, developments, and theories in finance and legal matters, and infrastructure development in Africa. Skills to foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships. Ability to recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the organization, including funding organizations, the Board of Directors, governments, and employees. TO APPLY: Applicants will only be considered if they submit (preferably electronically, to: recruit@afdb.org) a fully completed Personal History Form (PHF), available from the Bank's web site, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating date of birth and nationality. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Closing date: 8/31/15.
****************************** NATIONAL GENDER AND PEACEBUILDING SPECIALIST MOGADISHU, SOMALIA
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a National Gender and Peacebuilding Specialist. Under direct supervision of the Head of UNDP Gender Unit and in close collaboration with the Project Coordinator on Gender and Peacebuilding, the national Gender and Peace Building Specialist will play a key role in ensuring the implementation of the project and achievements of results in accordance with the Results Framework. REQUIRES: University degree in social sciences, gender/ women's studies or any other relevant field. A minimum of 3 years' experience, preferably in a conflict setting. Demonstrated experience in working in gender-related and/or peacebuilding projects, with a focus of project implementation and/or coordination, project monitoring and reporting. A minimum of 2 years' experience in gender mainstreaming and coordinating activities in implementing partners, including government ministries, and NGOs. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 8/28/15.
****************************** DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL VIENNA
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted an opening for a Director, Office of the Secretary General (D-1) in Vienna. Duties: Assisting the Secretary General in co-ordinating the work of other Departments and, where relevant, organization-wide; Assisting the Secretary General in implementing sound financial management and performance based programming budgeting organization-wide. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in political science, international relations, law, public administration or a related field. A minimum of twelve years of progressively responsible experience, including seven years at management level, in a governmental, intergovernmental or international organization. Administrative and up- to-date management training and experience. Experience in the diplomatic service; political sensitivity, mature judgment and strong analytical and negotiation skills. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html. Closing date: 8/31/15. Vacancy no: VNSECP01039
****************************** LEGAL COUNSEL GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Health Organization seeks a Legal Counsel (D-2) in Geneva. Duties: Provides timely, politically sensitive, high-quality and practically sensible legal advice to the Director-General and the Secretariat, and, when appropriate, WHO's governing bodies and contractual partners. REQUIRES: Postgraduate degree in law, with specialization in public international law and/or the law of international institutions. At least 15 years of extensive international experience involving the management of a multinational team and financial resources, as well as the implementation and application of law, with particular emphasis on international law and the law of international organizations. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 8/25/15. Vacancy no: HQ/DGD/15/FT379
****************************** 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.
PRINCIPAL LEGAL OFFICER NEW YORK
A Principal Legal Officer (D-1) is sought in New York. The incumbent's principal functions include: preparing, coordinating and supervising research activities on various complex and topical subjects of international law requiring a wide range of multi-disciplinary approach and understanding of their policy implications, legal publications and documentations for the International Law Commission, Sixth Committee, special and ad hoc committees; providing substantive servicing to the International Law Commission, Sixth Committee, special and ad hoc committees, assisting the Chair and the Bureau of these bodies with organization, planning and conduct of the meetings. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law or related area. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience, including in supervisory positions, in the field of public international law is required. Extensive experience and a thorough understanding of the UN system is desirable. Experience in management and supervision of staff in a multicultural institution is highly desirable. Closing date: 9/18/15. Vacancy no: 15-LEG-OLA-44578-R-NEW YORK (R)
SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Political Affairs Officer (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Develops a vision and direction for the team's work and creates the conditions to allow its implementation. Provides substantive guidance to the members of the team on a daily basis, particularly carrying out research and analysis on peace and security issues related to the geographical area assigned. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations or related field. A minimum of ten years of experience in political science, international relations, conflict resolution or related area is required. Experience in political analysis in the Americas region, at the national and international levels, is required. Experience with the practices and procedures in conflict resolution in an international organization is required. Closing date: 9/18/15. Vacancy no: 15- POL-DPA-44951-R-NEW YORK(G)
LEGAL OFFICER ATHENS
A Legal Officer (P-3) is sought in Athens. Duties: Contribute to the planning and implementation of the programme of work of the Secretariat related to the effective functioning of the Compliance Committee of the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols. This includes the timely preparation of pre-session, in-session and post-session documents as well as supporting the Committee on the implementation and follow up of its decisions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Public International Law or International Environmental Law or related area is required. Minimum 5 years of professional experience is required, of which 3 or more in international organizations and/or government service in the areas of environmental international law, national implementation of environmental treaty obligations, including legal analysis, research and writing on matters related to Public International Environmental Law is desirable. Closing date: 9/18/15. Vacancy no: 15-LEG-UNEP-42373-R-ATHENS (E)
****************************** ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks applicants for the following positions. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en
POLICY ANALYSTS - REGULATORY GOVERNANCE IN MEXICO / LATIN AMERICA PARIS
The Regulatory Policy Division in GOV is looking for Policy Analysts with expertise in regulatory policy and substantial experience in the application of regulatory policy, to support the work on regulatory improvement policy with Mexico and Latin America, generally. The selected persons will assist the federal government of Mexico, several Mexican states and municipalities, and other Latin American countries, to develop and implement good regulatory practices. This will involve practical engagement with governments to implement regulatory policy and governance in the federal, state or municipal context. The role will also involve producing analytical/ diagnostic reports, recommendations, conducting capacity building activities, and follow up on policy implementation to enhance regulatory policy and governance. REQUIRES: A university degree, preferably at an advanced level, in economics, law, public policy or political science. Three to seven years' practical experience in dealing with regulatory management and governance issues at national or international level, ideally with a regulatory oversight body, sectoral regulator, international organization, consulting body or an academic institution. Excellent understanding of the range of issues in policy and political economy that impact on public governance and competitiveness in various country contexts. Closing date: 8/20/15. Job Number: 10051.
SENIOR POLICY ANALYST - PUBLIC GOVERNANCE (LAC REGION) PARIS
We are looking for a Senior Policy Analyst with extensive experience in applied policy analysis, public administration reform or justice reforms, including in the LAC region. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in law, economics, applied sciences, social science or public management/ administration. Eight to ten years' experience in leading and conducting research and policy analysis in order to make sound policy recommendations in public governance and/or justice sector reforms in LAC countries, preferably acquired in a national or international administration, including in LAC country. Experience in implementing public administration and/or justice sector reforms in a national or sub-national administration. Job Number: 10048. Closing date: 8/19/15.
PROJECT MANAGER - ANTI-CORRUPTION NETWORK, EASTERN EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA PARIS
The ACN is looking for two Project Managers to assume responsibility for activities relating to the organization of country monitoring under the ACN Istanbul Action Plan, Thematic Studies, the ACN Steering Group meetings and projects, and other ACN activities. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree, preferably in law, public administration or political science. A minimum of three, preferably five years of relevant experience with legal and policy reforms in the area of criminal justice, law enforcement and anti-corruption, preferably in a national administration, or on an international project. Extensive experience in the Eastern European region, including experience working with governmental bodies, such as legislative, executive or law enforcement bodies, will be an important advantage. Closing date: 8/19/15. Job Number: 09886
POLICY ANALYSTS - ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING & COMBATING TERRORIST FINANCING PARIS
Secretariat is looking for Policy Analysts to contribute to its work on anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing (AML/CFT) issues. Key areas of work include assessments of AML/CFT measures of countries against the revised FATF Recommendations and development of FATF policy papers. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law, public policy, finance or international relations. At least three, preferably five or more, years' relevant work experience in drafting policy and undertaking analytical activities in AML/CFT or related field(s). At least three years' experience working in the public sector (i.e., for a national government or international organization). At least three years' experience working in an international setting (i.e., doing international work for a national government, international organization, or in the private sector). Job Number: 10046. Closing date: 8/23/15.
****************************** *PROGRAM DIRECTOR, JUDICIAL EDUCATION EGYPT
The ABA Rule of Law Initiative has posted an opening for a Judicial Education Program Director who will support the Country Director in implementing a program on judicial education. REQUIRES: Must have JD and at least 7-10 years of relevant legal experience; Expertise in judicial education; Prior experience implementing US government technical assistance programs and training programs preferred; Knowledge of the justice sector, the legal system and political context in the Middle East and North Africa Region a plus; Demonstrated planning, problem-solving, and program development skills required. For more information and to apply visit http://www.abanet.org/rol/opportunities/ opportunities-home.shtml.
****************************** *EUROPE LIAISON THE HAGUE
The World Resources Institute has posted an opening for a WRI Europe analyst who would support WRI's institutional presence in Europe and the WRI Europe Director. The position will include connecting WRI programs to potential partners and donors within Europe, organizing visits by WRI senior staff to Europe and enhancing WRI's profile amongst key governments and international institutions. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree, with preference for degrees in public policy, economics, political science, environmental studies or related field. At least 2-3 years of work experience in a relevant field. Demonstrated passion for WRI's mission, including a working knowledge of key issues within WRI's portfolio. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Fluency in oral and written English required. For more information and to apply visit www.wri.org/jobs.
****************************** *LEGAL CONSULTANT (GENERAL LEGAL AFFAIRS) ROSTER MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
The Food and Agriculture Organization is looking for individuals interested in short- term assignments with relevant education and experience, of varying levels of experience, to support the work of LEGA in the provision of oral and written advice in areas of public international law, including administrative law, within the framework of the FAO Basic Texts and the decisions adopted by the FAO Governing Bodies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in Public International Law, Law of International Organization or other areas of law relevant to the functions of the General Legal Affairs Service. Working knowledge (oral and written ability) in English and working knowledge of a second official FAO working language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish). Experience in working for an intergovernmental organization such as FAO would be an asset. Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable. Good computer/word processing skills. TO APPLY: visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and complete the on-line application. Vacancy no: IRC2952. Closing date: 9/30/15.
****************************** *ANTI-CORRUPTION COORDINATION SPECIALIST LIBERIA
MSI is seeking an Anti-Corruption Coordination Specialist in Liberia. Please note: Only Liberian citizens are eligible for this position. Position Summary: Provide technical assistance and support to ensure that LACC is formulating, coordinating, and leading the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy including producing a NACS progress report for dissemination to key stakeholders. Provide support and technical assistance to LACC to ensure it is actively chairing the National Integrity Forum and developing more productive, cooperative and collaborative relations with other GOL integrity agencies. In consultation with LACC and the Governance Commission, develop a MOU between the NACSC and NIF. Provide technical assistance and support for key legislative and public affairs activities under the Commissioner for Education and Prevention in areas such as managing relationships with the legislature, and creating and implementing LACC's communications strategy and policies. Support for the drafting and passage of more effective anti-corruption legislation. Support the LACC to assist GOL ministries, agencies and commissions to implement legally mandated corruption prevention and transparency enhancing systems, and assist with their improvement, including through regulatory development. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in political science, organizational development or public administration or in similar fields; Law degree preferred. Minimum five (5) years' experience of similar experience in support of government agencies. Experience working on USAID or other donor-funded projects. Deadline for applying for this position: August 15, 2015. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com.
****************************** *OVC TECHNICAL OFFICER DURHAM, NC OR WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Technical Officer. The OVC Technical Officer will be responsible for knowledge management activities that will contribute to enhance the quality and effectiveness of programs for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and advance FHI 360's technical leadership in this area. The OVC Technical Officer will work with technical oversight from the Technical Advisor for Vulnerable Children and Youth. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors or masters in social work, family studies or child/ youth development or related fields, masters level preferred. At least 3 years of experience in OVC programming. Knowledge management experience highly desirable. Understanding of and familiarity with research utilization. Ability to analyze and synthesize published literature and prepare reports. Field experience in a developing country highly desirable (preferably in Africa). Able to communicate verbally and in writing in an articulate and professional manner. We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions. To apply, please visit: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15857/ovc-technical- officer/job. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
****************************** *GENDER SPECIALIST, MOZAMBIQUE MONITORING AND EVALUATION MECHANISM AND SERVICE MOZAMBIQUE
MSI is seeking a Gender Specialist who will lead gender technical design for all key project components, including knowledge management, performance monitoring, performance and impact evaluations, and sharing lessons learned and best practices. Responsibilities: Supervise implementation to ensure effective and culturally appropriate methods are used to capture accurate, timely and useful data from ongoing programs. Guide development of reports, PowerPoint presentations, on-line media, etc. to share lessons learned and best practices in women's empowerment and gender equality for diverse audiences and stakeholders. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum five (5) years' work experience in programming for women's development or gender with skills and abilities working with women in Mozambique or similar environment. Deep understanding of women's and gender equality issues in Mozambique both at national and local levels. The candidate must have an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of gender mainstreaming strategies and methodologies and of gender dynamics and complexities and cultural issues/ constraints in facilitating women's participation in development. Expertise in strategic gender planning, gender analysis, gender budgeting, preparing/ conducting gender impact assessments, and gender mainstreaming is highly desirable. S/he shall have an ability to develop and interpret monitoring results of gender-sensitive indicators. As a gender specialist, s/he will have demonstrated experience in identifying areas where gender issues are likely to arise and plan strategically to ensure gender inclusion in activity design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. Familiarity with key policies and stakeholders related to women's and gender equality issues in Mozambique (local and international governmental and non-governmental actors). A substantial understanding of gender equality with knowledge of relevant international and national gender and human rights instruments, conventions and legislation is highly desirable. Evaluation, data collection and analytical skills required. Fluent English and Portuguese is required. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com.
****************************** NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTE
The National Democratic Institute has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.ndi.org/current_openings
*PROGRAM ASSISTANT FOR ELECTION AND POLITICAL PROCESSES WASHINGTON, DC
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs has posted an opening for a Program Assistant to work with NDI's regional teams, country teams, local partners and international partners to advance electoral integrity, promote accountability and encourage citizen engagement in electoral processes. The Program Assistant would work with fellow members of NDI's Election and Political Processes Team to support election observation programs and support international initiatives that promote democratic elections and standards for election observation, including the Global Network of Domestic Election Monitors (GNDEM) and Open Election Data Initiative (OEDI). REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree, preferably in International Relations, Political Science or a related field; graduate degree preferred. Demonstrated coursework and/or internships in international development, community organizing, political campaigning, organizational development, legislative affairs or related subject.
*M&E OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs has posted an opening for an M&E Officer to support its Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning team. Under the guidance of the M&E Director, the M&E Officer will support regional and field staff in using M&E tools and processes for program design, start-up and management. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in International Relations or related subject; graduate degree preferred. A minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience in international development programs, community organizing, political campaigns, organizational development or legislative affairs. Familiarity with donor M&E requirements, including USAID. Experience designing sound M&E strategies as part of the proposal development process for the promotion of democracy, social justice, conflict mitigation, gender equity and/or the inclusion of marginalized groups.
****************************** ABA RULE OF LAW INITIATIVE
The ABA Rule of Law Initiative has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit http://www.abanet.org/rol/opportunities/ opportunities-home.shtml
*STAFF ATTORNEY BAHRAIN
There is an opening for a Staff Attorney who will assist Program Director and Legal Specialists to develop, implement and manage ABA's programs in Bahrain and the Gulf. REQUIRES: Law degree. Fluency in Arabic and excellent written and verbal English language skills, Bahraini resident or experience living in the region strongly preferred. Excellent computer skills - MS Office Suite (Word, Excel). Minimum of 3 years' work experience. Background in rule of law, international development, legal reform and/or judicial reform, preferred.
*SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER, MENA WASHINGTON, DC
There is an opening for a Senior Program Manager, MENA in Washington, DC. Duties: Region-wide programmatic, financial and operational responsibilities; Manages/ supervises program staff; May serve as primary manager of specialized programs; Responsible for program development, including writing grant proposals; Visits region to assess programs; Assists in managing donor relations. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a JD and at least 4 years' experience; Experience in working with USG funded programs; Experience or knowledge of legal reform issues in region; Language proficiency required or extremely helpful; Management experience required; Extensive travel.
****************************** *CHIEF, GOVERNING BODIES OFFICE ROME
The International Fund for Agricultural Development is seeking a Chief, Governing Bodies Office (P-5) in Rome. The Chief, Governing Bodies Office has principal responsibility for the overall substantive planning and organization of the formal and informal sessions of IFAD's governing bodies. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree from an accredited institution in international relations and diplomacy, political science, management, public relations, communications or related field. At least ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in working on administrative and policy issues in an international setting, with a particular focus on diplomatic relations, substantive organization of multilateral meetings, conferences and seminars, research, analysis and writing. Experience in a multi-cultural organization or national organization providing support on a global scope is an advantage. TO APPLY: Applicants should send an IFAD personal history form to vacancy@ifad.org. Closing date: 8/9/15. Vacancy no: 1375
****************************** *HEAD, PUBLIC AFFAIRS THE NETHERLANDS
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons seeks a Head, Public Affairs (P-5) in The Netherlands. Duties: Serve as the Spokesperson for the OPCW and the main point of contact with the media, research institutes, non-governmental organizations, support centres and the general public; provide advice and guidance on media engagement to other staff in the Organisation. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in International Relations, Political Science, Journalism or Communications. At least 10 years of related experience in media, public relations and corporate use of social media and other community-building communication tools. Please apply online at https://www.opcw.org/PHFOnline/Welcome.aspx. Closing date: 9/6/15. Vacancy no: E-ERD/MPB/HPA/P-5/F0157/40/06-15
****************************** *DISPUTE SETTLEMENT LAWYER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Trade Organization seeks a Dispute Settlement Lawyer (Grade 9) in Geneva. Duties: Deliver substantive legal advice and assistance to Appellate Body Members and other lawyers and serve as team leader in less complex disputes or as co- leader in complex disputes. Conduct or direct research on complex and/or novel legal issues and direct the preparation of legal opinions on legal issues by more junior lawyers in the context of appeals. Deliver legal advice and assistance to adjudicators ensuring consistency with WTO law and jurisprudence while taking into account systemic implications. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in law, including studies in international trade law and public international law. Studies in international economics would be an advantage, as would a license or eligibility to be licensed to practice law in at least one municipal jurisdiction. At least eight years' relevant practical work experience as a lawyer, preferably including government, academic or private sector experience in national or international trade-related litigation. Experience working with others in teams to produce a coherent group product, and experience leading teams. Work experience with international or national courts or adjudicative bodies would be an asset. TO APPLY: Please visit our website at http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/vacan_e.htm. Closing date: 8/11/15. Vacancy no: EXT/F/15-36
****************************** *OFFICER, POLICY COORDINATOR BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer, Policy Coordinator (A-3/A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent, under the direction of the Head of the Security Policy Section, coordinates the development, review and amendment of the NATO security policy and, to this end, acts as the Secretary of the Security Committee. He/she also plays a major role in conducting inspections in NATO Nations and civil and military bodies as well as surveys in Non-NATO Nations and International Organizations (NNN/IO). Additionally he/she will provide NNN with advice and practical support on NATO security requirements in the context of the various cooperation activities with NATO (e.g. Membership/ Partnership Action Plans). REQUIRES: have a degree from a university or establishment of similar standing; possess at least five years' experience in policy coordination and development, preferably in the National Security Authority or in another government security department of a NATO member Nation or organisation with similar responsibilities; possess sound knowledge of and substantial experience in planning, monitoring and implementing protective security programmes in a government department, a higher military headquarters or similar organizations. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 8/24/15. Vacancy no: 150282
****************************** *MEDIATOR PARIS
The OECD is seeking a Mediator to facilitate, in coordination with a second Mediator already in place, the amicable settlement of individual disputes and relational conflicts within the Organisation and support the Organization's process of informal conflict resolution. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree, preferably in mediation, conflict resolution, social sciences, industrial relations, human resources management, psychology, or law, or equivalent substantive work experience. Recognized training, qualifications and registration in the field of mediation would be expected. Substantive professional experience of mediating amicable settlement of workplace disputes between employers and employees and between individual employees within a company or a national or international administration and particularly of mediation expertise, or in the context of judiciary procedure, preferably of an international and multicultural character. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date 8/17/15. Job Number: 09938.
****************************** ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO-OPERATION IN EUROPE
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted openings for the following positions. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html
*ADVISER ON GENDER ISSUES VIENNA
An Adviser on Gender Issues (P-3) is sought in Vienna. The Adviser on Gender Issues will provide programmatic expertise and follow-up in the thematic area of mainstreaming gender in OSCE programmes, projects and activities, in particular those dedicated to the OSCE Human Dimension such as Rule of Law, Anti-Trafficking in Human Beings, Democratization, Human and Minority Rights and Tolerance and Non- Discrimination and those specifically related to combating violence against women and the empowerment of women through mentoring. REQUIRES: First-level university degree in gender studies, women's studies, social sciences, political sciences, law studies, human rights or relevant related field. A minimum of six years of professional experience in gender issues, human rights in relation to gender equality, combating violence against women, and/or women's empowerment. Solid experience in programme management in bi- or multilateral development organizations, including field operations; awareness of international texts and conventions related to gender equality, concepts of technical co-operation. Closing date: 8/10/15. Vacancy no: VNSECP01034
*HEAD, CONFERENCE SERVICES VIENNA
A Head, Conference Services (P-5) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Planning meetings, conferences and events to be held in and outside Vienna; allocating and co-ordinating available resources for optimal provision of conference, documentation and language services; advising on the preparation of the agenda and on the procedures for conducting meetings. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in Business or Public Administration, International Relations, Law or Other related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible professional experience at the international level in international organizations or public administration, conference management and/or other related fields. Professional experience in corporate and financial project management and financial planning. Diplomatic negotiations skills and tact in dealing with delegations of participating States and host country authorities. Closing date: 8/9/15. Vacancy no: VNSECP01033.
****************************** *OPERATIONS ANALYST WASHINGTON, DC
The World Bank has posted an opening for an Operations Analyst in Washington, DC. Duties: Using desktop resources, assist in conducting integrity due diligence including conducting desk research and preparing initial reports with findings, provision of analysis and summaries of clients and documents, research information needed for project assessment and maintain and update records for assigned projects for which MIGA's guarantee support is being considered. REQUIRES: Master's degree in relevant field, combined with minimum 2 years of experience, or advanced degree in professional discipline, e.g., law, economics, finance, auditing and accounting, business administration, information sciences or equivalent. Experience in working with an international development agency is a plus. Track record conducting desktop due diligence on a wide range of private sector companies and related parties, projects and sectors, particularly in developing economies, and of assessing integrity risks in relation to international norms. TO APPLY: Please visit www.worldbank.org. Closing date: 8/12/15. Vacancy no: 151399
****************************** 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.
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Reviews monitors and analyses political and strategic developments and emerging peace and security issues, in particular in relation to conflict prevention, preventive diplomacy, peacemaking and peacebuilding; assesses the political impact of intra- regional issues such as refugees, drug control and natural resources; recommends solutions/ possible action by United Nations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international economics, international law or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, international law, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in policy planning, including policy analysis and development, is required. Closing date: 9/8/15. Vacancy no: 15-POL-DPA-44266- R-NEW YORK (R)
*SENIOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Manages the Strategic Planning, Communications and Outreach Team of the WHS, including planning, prioritizing and coordinating the work carried out by the different functional areas under his/her responsibility including the coordination of regional consultations; the launch of an interactive web-platform for online consultations; resource mobilization; communications, outreach and advocacy. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Five years of relevant experience at the international level is required. Experience in resource mobilization, communications, outreach and advocacy within a humanitarian context is required. Management experience at a senior level is desirable. Closing date: 9/6/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-44042-R-NEW YORK (X)
****************************** *NATHAN ASSOCIATES ARLINGTON, VA
Nathan Associates seeks candidates for three senior level positions within our International Practice in Arlington, VA. TO APPLY: for any of these positions, please conduct a keyword search of the specific title in our consultant database (http://curaportal.mindscope.com/NATHAN04053_cura/aspx/jobsearch.asp) and follow the application steps at the bottom of the job description. If you have already registered in our database, please logon via our returning consultant page (http://www.nathaninc.com/Careers/Resources/UpdateProfile ). For all positions permanent US work authorization is required. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Nathan Associates Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.
*SENIOR ECONOMIST, INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS PRACTICE ARLINGTON, VA
The successful candidate should have a passion for applied economics and will serve several functions: provide thought leadership to IDE, identify new business development opportunities and generate new business, ascertain growth opportunities for IDE, provide technical assistance to economic development projects, supervise ongoing international projects; and develop and mentor junior economists in the IDE unit. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in economics or finance, Ph.D. preferred. Minimum 15 years of experience working on applied international development issues and conducting country and/or regional analysis in a government, industry or academic setting. Experience in project management including oversight of the identification and fielding of technical experts. Extensive experience working on donor-funded (preferably USAID) projects. 5+ years professional field experience in a developing country setting. Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in a pertinent foreign language. Expertise in trade capacity building and business enabling environment reform.
*MANAGING DIRECTOR, ECONOMIC POLICY & GOVERNANCE UNIT ARLINGTON, VA
Reporting to the VP, International Development Economics, the MD will primarily be responsible for identifying and pursuing business opportunities drawing on the firm's reputation in applied economics, economic development, and public financial management and leveraging expertise in other practice areas. S/he will lead junior economists and support staff and oversee a portfolio of long-term projects that provide technical assistance in PFM, economic policy reform, and analysis to developing countries. Required QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in economics with training in international economics, development, public finance, or financial economics. 10+ years of experience working on projects funded by donor agencies. Experience in business development, proposal management, and substantive proposal writing. Short- term consulting experience in developing countries. Experience in two or more of the following areas: macroeconomics, microeconomics, fiscal policy/tax administration, banking/finance, or governance. Foreign language skills preferred.
*PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE FOR TRADE FACILITATION (TF), INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS ARLINGTON, VA
Travel required to the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Responsibilities include leading proposal preparation and management, preparing reports for clients, developing proprietary TF tools/methodologies, serving as project director, building internal TF capacity. Applicants must be self-directed and demonstrate an aptitude to work in a team environment, both as a leader and team player, and possess excellent management, communication, business development, and proposal and project management skills. Required QUALIFICATIONS: MBA, M.A., or M.S. degree in relevant field. 12+ experience in customs and trade facilitation, preferably with donor-funded projects in developing countries. Previous experience working in developing countries preferred. Experience in project management and/or new business development. Experience in trade facilitation issues, including customs, border management, and transit issues. Proficiency in French, Arabic or Spanish preferred.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY, CARING FOR CHILDREN AND EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve health and social well-being outcomes for children affected by HIV and AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening health, education, livelihood and protection interventions at district and community levels. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Regional Director, the Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the project. She/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. The COP position requires political savvy, as she/he will interact at a high level with numerous Government of Tanzania institutions and senior government officials as well as United States government agencies. Key Responsibilities: Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the program's strategic objectives and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements. Participate in the technical and programmatic design of award and partner programs; represent Pact in negotiating with donors and partners. Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual work-plans; guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports. Ensure the cost-effective use of Pact resources. Ensure compliance with Pact and USAID requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grant making mechanisms, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and Pact policy; coordinate and/or conduct monitoring visits to grantee programs. Provide training and mentoring to partners to strengthen capacity for technical service delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. Recruit and directly supervise local project staff in line with Pact human resources policies; Oversee the management and development of project office human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce, an effective leadership team, and an organizational culture where Pact's values are practiced. Basic REQUIREMENTS: At least seven years' experience in managing complex OVC programs, social services programs, and/or public health programs of similar scope and size is desired. At least ten years' experience as senior staff in at least three of the following areas: child protection, economic strengthening, social protection, education, health and nutrition including HIV/AIDS care and support; social service systems strengthening; quality improvement/ quality assurance; M&E; and operations research preferred. At least five years international experience in development, managing, overseeing, or evaluating comprehensive social services programs of similar size and complexity, with USAID experience preferred. At least five years demonstrated skills and experience in partnership building, especially with the Government of Tanzania, donors, private sector, NGO and local community organizations. At least ten years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub-award management, and tracking project performance and costs. Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. At least a Master's Degree in business or public administration, social sciences, public health, or a related field required. Strong management and communication skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills, and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain effective interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0128. 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.
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania program that aims to improve health and social well-being outcomes among HIV-impacted vulnerable children and youth by strengthening their families and increasing their utilization of high-quality health/HIV, education, livelihood, and protection services . This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Chief of Party, the DCOP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program, ensuring the implementation of high-quality, evidence-based interventions, and management a team of senior staff and sub-partners to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all activities and products generated under the project. The DCOP will also lead and oversee program monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Key Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee the quality of all technical activities, providing direction, feedback and support to ensure success. Ensure program adherence to internationally accepted technical norms and standards of practices. Provide input into and assure that all donor reporting requirements on program impact are met and assist implementing partners/ grantees in setting up reporting and tracking systems to provide such information in an efficient and timely manner. Facilitate continuous quality assessment and improvement and ensure that program best practices are documented and disseminated throughout the program cycle. Lead development of program research and learning agenda and ensure robust program monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). Ensure effective coordination and communication and standards of practice among each partner organization. Ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of Pact and USAID resources. Ensure provision of management support and technical assistance to grantees on program design, budget/work plan development, and M&E planning. Provide regular written/oral program progress updates, as requested. Establish and manage Pact's local technical training activities. Ensure that the most up-to-date information regarding the programs or initiatives is shared via a range of mechanisms: including reports, newsletters, and the Internet. Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the COP. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A Master's degree or higher in Public Health, Child/Youth development, Social Work, International Development or a related field is required (PEPFAR experience preferred). At least ten years' experience designing and implementing children, adolescents, youth and other vulnerable families development programs in sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania preferred. At least five years of experience as a Deputy Director or senior manager of health or HIV/AIDS care, support, and prevention activities. Demonstrated experience implementing and managing program in resource constrained countries. Demonstrated experience producing quality English- language communications products, such as progress reports, case studies, and research protocols. Experience interacting with developing country government, international organization, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives, and senior level government officials. At least three years of experience working with USG cooperative agreements or contracts in senior program management capacity. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with civil society organizations and host country government counterparts. Preferred Qualifications: Skills and Abilities: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem- solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in OVC, Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVC, and/or Youth programming with proven results. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0131. 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.
****************************** *DIRECTOR OF MONITORING AND EVALUATION DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact seeks a Director of Monitoring and Evaluation for the proposed USAID-funded five-year Caring for Children and Empowering Young People of Tanzania to improve the welfare and protection of children affected by HIV/AIDS by building the capacity of households to provide for children under their care and strengthening social services systems and structures at the county and community levels to improve care and support of OVC. This position is contingent on award. Position Purpose: The Director of Monitoring and Evaluation will report to the COP and is responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation plan and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts. He/she will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement and overall data management. He/she will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, and promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learned. He/she will support all the technical staff in M&E functions and will manage M&E staff on the project. Key Responsibilities: Assist the OVC Manager and COP to design the overall measurement system for the project to include outcome measures at the end of the project. Assist partners to develop strong M&E systems to track programming to share with Pact and the donor. Providing training and mentoring to partners and staff to ensure the implementation of strong M&E systems. Assist with development of the M&E Plan for the project, including decision on and definition of key indicators, targets and systems for measurements. Collect, aggregate, analyze and present data about the project for learning and reporting to the donor. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A master's degree in a relevant discipline, such as M&E, Informatics, Demography or any advanced degree in a related discipline. At least seven years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for complex programs in developing countries, preferably in Africa. Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of rigorous qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation studies to IRB standards. A firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs. Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g. service integration and performance against each result area). Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project's activities and support project supervision. Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on activities and study results. Experience of managing and evaluations of USAID or PEPFAR funded programs. Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. Preferred Qualifications: Leadership: Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations. Deep understanding of Pact's strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good. Consistently works within internal process and procedures. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives. Project Management: Strong planning and time management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Ability to problem-solve difficult issues. Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities. Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in developing and managing a budget. Technical Skills: Strong experience in Child Protection, Health/HIV, OVCs, and/or Youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations. High competence using common desktop applications and internal systems. People Management: Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback. Ability to mentor others. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0130. 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.
****************************** *RESEARCH AND LEARNING SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Department Overview: Pact is recruiting a Research and Learning Specialist for an anticipated global project that will support civil society organizations (CSOs) and independent media and labor organizations to ensure civil society participation and government transparency and accountability. The position is contingent upon award. Position Purpose: The Research and Learning Specialist will oversee the program's learning agenda, knowledge management systems and M&E, under the leadership of the Program Director. Key Responsibilities: The Research and Learning Specialist will: Lead the development of knowledge management procedures for the program; Liaise with partners and other stakeholders on the program's learning agenda; Ensure that program learning is documented and used to guide key decision making; Work with M&E staff to capture learning across the program; and Provide staff training and capacity building as required. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 5 years' progressively responsible experience in knowledge management, learning, research and monitoring and evaluation; Sound understanding of and experience with civil society and/or media strengthening programming; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; MA in political science, public policy, international development or a related field; Fluency in English, strong writing and presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in diverse country contexts; Experience fostering learning; Experience working in good governance programs; Experience integrating gender, marginalized populations and/or youth or working on programming where these areas are a key focus; and Fluency in a second language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0125. 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.
****************************** *SENIOR ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE DIRECTOR WASHINGTON, DC
Futures has posted an opening for a Senior Organizational Change Director to support the design and implementation of projects related to health systems strengthening worldwide, with a particular focus on lower and middle income countries. REQUIRES: A Master's Degree or higher in public health, business management, organization development or related advanced degree. A minimum of ten years' experience in addressing issues of leadership in general and by women specifically, organization development, management of health systems and services, policy, planning and health governance in developing countries. Expert knowledge in the design and implementation of programs related to leadership in general and by women specifically, organization development, management of health systems and services, policy, planning and health governance systems and demonstrated international credibility as a leader in these issues. For more information and to apply visit www.futuresgroup.com (click on Careers). Closing date: 8/14/15.
****************************** *GENDER MAINSTREAMING KNOWLEDGE AND MONITORING CONSULTANT WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Gender Mainstreaming Knowledge and Monitoring Consultant. The main objective of the consultancy is to support the implementation, monitoring and dissemination of the results of the GAP 2014-2016. The contractual will also participate in the preparation and dissemination of knowledge products on emerging gender issues in LAC. REQUIRES: Postgraduate degree in the social sciences, economics, international development, or other relevant field. Minimum 2 years of professional experience working on social and economic development issues; previous knowledge of gender issues, desirable. Strong writing and editing skills. Advanced expertise in MS Excel and PowerPoint. Facility with performing detail- oriented tasks, and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1500004902
****************************** *SENIOR EVALUATION OFFICER MOZAMBIQUE
MSI seeks a Senior Evaluation Officer to oversee evaluation, analyses and assessments throughout the life of the activity, including data collection, design of evaluation methodologies and participatory data collection methods and protocols, as well as data quality verification techniques. She/he will also be responsible for the design, quality development and production of all evaluations reports and any assessments, population based surveys and studies including the testing of the development hypotheses, where feasible. This will include the design of the evaluation methodology and participatory data collection methods and protocols for both performance and IEs. Working with other Key Personnel, the Senior Evaluation Officer will ensure that short- and long-term evaluation team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in the field of international development or international relations, economics, political science, public policy, statistics, and/or other relevant field. Documented academic or professional training in evaluation design and methods. Minimum eight (8) years of progressively more responsible experience in the design, management, and implementation of evaluations (impact and performance), analyses and assessments, including the designing of the evaluation methodology, designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative methodologies, conducting population based surveys, developing participatory data collection methods and protocols, conducting data analysis, and utilizing data quality verification techniques for large development projects. Excellent data analysis skills including good command of statistics, sampling methodologies, and statistical analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, etc. Experience in the gender dimensions of evaluations. Extensive experience drafting and finalizing evaluation reports. Experience providing group (of various sizes) and one-on-one training and mentoring on evaluation- related subjects. Familiarity with USG policies, preferably USAID policies, related to evaluation management. Familiarity with a diverse set of USAID programing (i.e., health, agriculture, education, governance). Fluent English; working knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish is acceptable. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. Closing date: 8/16/15.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY MOZAMBIQUE
MSI is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who is responsible for leading and managing the overall complex operations of the MMEMS project. The COP works closely with USAID/Mozambique's Program Office, Mission technical offices, staff and management from other USAID implementing partner-operated activities, and representatives of the Government of Mozambique and other international donor stakeholders to ensure that USAID's assistance to Mozambique is informed by solid empirical evidence and analysis that can be used by the Mission. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in the field of international relations, economics, political science, public policy, management, and/or other relevant field. Minimum ten(10) years of experience in international development, including experience and technical knowledge in designing, managing and evaluating multi-million dollar development projects. Minimum five (5) years of experience must be as a COP or senior field management experience such as Project Director, Regional Director or Country Director roles, demonstrating professional interaction with senior U.S. and foreign government officials. Minimum six (6) years of experience working on donor-funded mechanisms. Experience managing and supervising long-term field staff, administrative aspects of a field office(s), and short-term U.S., third country, and local experts. Familiarity with USG policy related to evaluation and performance management. At least 5 years of work experience in sub-Saharan Africa. Demonstrated ability to manage personnel, funds, and resources for multi-year, multi-task projects. Experience working on a similar M&E mechanism, especially in Africa desired. Work experience in Mozambique desired. Fluent English; working knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish is required. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. Closing date: 8/16/15.
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY, MOZAMBIQUE MONITORING AND EVALUATION MECHANISM AND SERVICE MOZAMBIQUE
MSI is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party whose responsibility will be to provide support, leadership and technical expertise to the overall management of the Mozambique Monitoring and Evaluation mechanism and Service Project. In addition to providing key support to the Chief of Party on all management areas under his/her direct supervision, the successful candidate will serve as the senior M&E Advisor to the MMEMS project. A strong background in monitoring, evaluability assessments, and analysis is required. Experience with the application of statistical methods and the implementation of development assistance program performance evaluations is essential. In addition, the selected individual will have substantial evaluation (both performance and impact evaluation) design expertise, and experience in performance monitoring and evaluation in complex environments. This position will be based in Quelimane and will manage two field offices. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in international relations, economics, political science, public policy, management, and/or other relevant field. Minimum of eight (8) years professional work experience managing complex donor- funded international development capacity building or training activities. Technical knowledge and experience in the design, implementation, and management of monitoring, evaluation, and performance management, including (but not limited to) indicator development, data collection and analysis, data quality assessments, performance reporting, evaluation design, evaluation planning, and management/dissemination of evaluations. Progressively more responsible experience in the design, management, and implementation of evaluations (impact and performance), analyses and assessments, including the dosing of the evaluation methodology, designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative methodologies, conducting population based surveys, developing participatory data collection methods and protocols, conducting data analysis, and utilizing data quality verification techniques for large development projects. Minimum five (5) years of work experience in sub-Saharan Africa, and minimum three (3) years of total work experience in Mozambique. Minimum three (3) years of experience must be as a DCOP or field management experience such as Project Director or Regional Director preferred. Experience with creating and managing performance tracking systems. Experience leveraging performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project/ activity management. Recent experience, within the past year, using technological innovations for M&E programming, such as tablets, smartphones, evaluation applications, etc. Experience using GIS as an M&E tool. Experience in the gender dimensions of monitoring and evaluation. Experience working in, managing, and/or supervising a field office(s), long-term field staff and short-term U.S., third country, and local experts desired. Extensive experience in report writing and providing quality report and evaluation presentations. Demonstrate knowledge of USG policies related to evaluation and performance management. Professional working knowledge of English; fluency in Portuguese. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. Closing date: 8/16/15.
****************************** *MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALISTS MOZAMBIQUE
MSI seeks Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists to be a full-time and integral member of the technical planning team. They will manage the monitoring and evaluation system for the overall project and advise implementing partners in all aspects of monitoring and evaluation. They will coordinate the development and implementation of M&E plans and training of implementing partners, identify technical assistance needs, assist with identifying training resources as appropriate, and manage the management information system for the project. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's in international development, economics, statistics, research methods, political science, public policy, social science or a related field is required. Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, and assessments. Experience with evaluation methodologies, population based surveys, performance management plan development, participatory data collection methods and protocols. Knowledge of, and experience with, data quality verification techniques for large development projects. Familiarity with a diverse set of programming (i.e., health, agriculture, education, governance). Some experience using technological innovations when conducting monitoring, such as tablets, smartphones, evaluation-related software applications, etc. Spoken and written ability in both English and Portuguese is required. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. Closing date: 8/16/15.
****************************** *SENIOR MONITORING OFFICER MOZAMBIQUE
MSI seeks a Senior Monitoring Officer to oversee program monitoring and reporting across multiple activities and programs. She/he will work with Key Personnel and other stakeholders (i.e., partners, Mission staff) providing oversight of monitoring functions, such as, the creation of performance indicators, development of activity and project M&E plans, setting of targets, collection of program data, assessment of data quality, analyses of data, reporting, and impact. This will include providing trainings to various stakeholders on results-based management and creating effective monitoring indicators, plans, processes, and systems to improve performance monitoring. Working with other Key Personnel, the Senior Monitoring Officer will ensure that short- and long-term monitoring team members (including M&E Specialists and field support staff) recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise. QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's (or higher) degree in the field of international relations, economics, political science, public policy, statistics, and/or other relevant field. Academic or professional training in performance monitoring design and implementation, including data collection and analysis. Minimum eight (8) years of progressively more responsible experience in the design and management of indicators, M&E plans, performance targets, data quality assessments, data collection, analysis, and reporting. Providing guidance in the development and updating of performance management plans (PMPs). Experience with creating and managing performance indicator tracking systems/ databases. Experience using performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project/ activity management. Experience in the gender dimensions of monitoring. Extensive experience in drafting indicators. Experience providing group (of various sizes) and one-on-one training and mentoring on monitoring- related subjects (i.e., results-based management). Familiarity with USG policies, related to performance monitoring. Familiarity with a diverse set of programming (i.e., health, agriculture, education, governance), one of which must be health or agriculture. Fluent in English; working knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish is acceptable. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. Closing date: 8/16/15.
****************************** *PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks a Programme Management Officer (P- 3) in Vienna. Under the supervision and guidance of the Section Head, the Programme Management Officer develops and manages programmes and projects in the area of nuclear technology based on Member States' development needs. REQUIRES: Advanced University Degree in management, social sciences, science and technology, or international relations. Minimum of five years of experience in the development and management of technical cooperation programmes, preferably in the nuclear field. Fluency in written and spoken English essential. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) an asset. 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: 8/15/15. Vacancy no: 2015/0210
****************************** *RESIDENT TAX ADMINISTRATION ADVISOR, AFRITAC SOUTH PORT LOUIS, MAURITIUS
The Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is seeking to recruit a Resident Tax Administration Advisor to be based at the Southern Africa Technical Assistance Center (AFRITAC South or AFS), based in Port Louis, Mauritius. The Advisor will assist AFS member countries in the development and implementation of tax administration reforms. REQUIRES: The technical skills and qualifications required for this position include a high level of knowledge in the areas of: (1) legislative and regulatory environment for tax administration; (2) organization, strategic planning and management of a tax administration agency; (3) the use of information technology to support effective and efficient tax administration operations and management; (4) a wide range of tax administration technical procedures and controls; (5) policies and activities in the fields of tax audit, compliance, and enforcement; and (6) international best practices in tax administration. TO APPLY: Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to apply online at https://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/db/index.htm. Job Number: 1500632. Closing date: 8/15/15.
****************************** *BUILDING INTEGRITY (BI) TEAM OFFICER BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer (A-1) in Brussels. The incumbent will support the Policy and Programme Team (PPT) within the Integration, Partnerships and Cooperation Directorate (IPCD). Working with the Building Integrity (BI) Team, the incumbent's principal duties relate to the planning and implementation of BI activities and updating of BI tools. This includes working with nations to arrange venues and local administrative arrangements, preparing financial commitments and travel arrangements as well as the documentation for expert visits, seminars and conferences. REQUIRES: possess a university degree, preferably in political science or international relations; have at least 2 years' experience in planning and delivery of capacity building programmes; including knowledge of financial management and budgeting; have experience working on foreign/ security/ defense affairs for an International Organisation or a national administration; have experience in organizing large scale international events. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm- asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 8/9/15. Vacancy no: 150254
****************************** *ASSOCIATE PROGRAMME OFFICER, ROMA AND SINTI ISSUES WARSAW
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted an opening for an Associate Programme Officer, Roma and Sinti Issues (P-2) in Warsaw. Duties: Monitoring and analyzing the human rights situation of Roma and Sinti in the OSCE area; identifying emerging challenges and trends, as well as particular situations that have the potential for tensions or crises situations and proposing the ODIHR response where immediate action is required; Providing advice and expertise on development, implementation and evaluation of policies, programmes and projects implemented by national and local authorities addressing Roma and Sinti. REQUIRES: First level university degree in law, political science, sociology or social science, public administration, international relations of other related field. At least four years of progressively responsible professional experience at national and international levels in human rights, public policy, Roma and Sinti or related field (either in governmental, international organization or NGO). Proven experience in human and minority rights, in Roma and Sinti issues or other vulnerable groups; familiarity with national, regional and international policies and initiatives addressing Roma and Sinti. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html. Closing date: 8/27/15. Vacancy no: VNODIP00544
****************************** *EVALUATOR PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development is looking for an experienced Evaluator to join its In-depth Evaluation (IDE) function to help implement a rolling programme of evaluations of the OECD's substantive committees and programmes. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in economics, sociology, political science or related subjects, or the equivalent experience in public administration. Minimum of eight years' experience in policy and programme evaluation across a variety of sectors and policy fields including in a supranational and international context. Knowledge of an online survey software would be an asset. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 8/23/15. Job Number: 10023.
****************************** *SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER, EQUALITY AND NON- DISCRIMINATION GENEVA
The United Nations Office for Project Services seeks a Senior Programme Officer, Equality and Non-Discrimination (P-4) in Geneva. The incumbent will work with the Programme Manager to deepen and widen the department's programmatic work on equality and non-discrimination in sanitation and hygiene through a combination of policy analysis and dialogue with government partners and civil society, knowledge management including research into use, strategic networking and training for improved practice. REQUIRES: Master's degree or equivalent required in social sciences, human rights law, gender studies, development studies, international relations, public health or related area. Seven (7) years of relevant work experience required in equity and human rights related issues in development. At least 3 years in a developing country in Africa or Asia, in a development context is desirable. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), via e-mail to vacancies@unops.org. Kindly indicate the vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line by e-mail). Closing date: 8/9/15. Vacancy no: VA/2015/B5007/7936
****************************** 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.
*HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER GENEVA
A Human Rights Officer (P-3) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Participates in training activities on the work of treaty bodies; Services meetings of those committees that are mandated to examine individual complaints and inquiries; Drafts summaries of incoming complaints and inquiries, recommendations for decisions on interim measures of protection as well as final decisions on the merits of complaints. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law, 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: 9/5/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRI-OHCHR-44570-R- GENEVA (R)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: monitor the development and progress of operations, including relations between the parties, troop/ police contributors, governments, regional organizations; identify and respond to changes, problems, incidents. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration or other related. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in a peacekeeping operation or other relevant field operation in a civilian capacity (non-uniformed) as described under the minimum work-experience is desirable. Closing date: 9/1/15. Vacancy no: 15- POL-DPKO-43723-R-NEW YORK (R)
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*CHIEF, HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY SERVICE NEW YORK
A Chief, Human Resources Policy Service (D-1) is sought in New York. Duties: Formulating and implementing the substantive work programme of the Human Resources Policy Service, including in relation to administrative law, human resources policy development, conditions of service and compensation; ensuring that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the different areas both within OHRM, and with other organizations of the United Nations system, as appropriate. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law, business or public administration, human resources management or related fields in social sciences. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience and management in human resources management including in human resources policy development and international administrative law, of which at least eight years should be at the international level in a multi-cultural environment is required. Experience with intergovernmental bodies is required. Closing date: 8/30/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRE-DM-44621-R- NEW YORK(G)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Reviews monitors and analyses political and strategic developments and emerging peace and security issues, in particular in relation to conflict prevention, preventive diplomacy, peacemaking and peacebuilding; assesses the political impact of intra- regional issues such as refugees, drug control and natural resources; recommends solutions/ possible action by United Nations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international economics, international law or related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, international law, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in policy planning, including policy analysis and development, is required. Experience in drafting policy documents, analytical notes and reports is required. Closing date: 8/29/15. Vacancy no: 15-POL-DPA-44263-R-NEW YORK (R)
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