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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated September 12, 2014


Copyright 2014. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.
NATIONAL DIRECTOR - WORLD VISION GUATEMALA GUATEMALA
This is your opportunity to use your world-class leadership skills to play a key role in effectively improving the lives and futures of children and their families in Guatemala. In the role of National Director you will lead World Vision's operations in Guatemala. You will also be a significant contributor to the broader global efforts of World Vision, currently working in nearly one hundred countries, helping around 100 million people in their struggle for better lives and futures for themselves and their children. World Vision has been active in Guatemala for nearly 40 years, currently with a staff of around 500 people touching the lives of over 80,000 children. Our work primarily focuses on long term community development, empowering people to take charge of their futures and make their communities places free of need and full of promise for their children. We also work to protect and promote human rights, especially those of children. And we work with communities to minimize their exposure to disasters and making it easier to deal with them when they occur. We are looking for a visionary leader who can combine strong business disciplines with inspirational leadership skills in line with our Christian values and ethos. You will have a passionate desire to help others, especially children. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Engage and build strategic alliances with the government of the country, WV board, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non- governmental agencies, multilateral agencies, churches and media. Ensure high ministry quality and high impact in the field by leading in a way that the office is achieving its expected annual targets at all stages of the Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning (LEAP) cycle on a sustainable basis. Ensure all project proposals, reports, integrated audits, and ministry evaluations are reviewed at a proper level within the office and appropriate actions are implemented, to ensure that impact, accountability, and compliance. Ensure the highest standards of quality and accountability through compliance with World Vision policies and standards and international standards for emergency response, disaster mitigation, rehabilitation and development. Facilitate and be accountable for the execution and monitoring of strategies. Lead and manage WV Guatemala team in a way that facilitates a high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity; Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office. Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of and advocate for change in key issues within the specific context. Develop and implement an effective National Resource Development strategy and implementation plan to generate funds locally. SKILLS REQUIRED INCLUDE: Graduate degree in Social Sciences or Administration and related fields, and/or specialisation in development-related areas and/or an MBA. Good understanding of the political, social-economic and cultural context in Latin America. Experience in Advocacy and/or Development and/or Emergency and domestic/ international relief as one of major Ministries (Relief, Development, Advocacy), close familiarity with other two. Some experience in overseeing large government grant; its acquisition and donor engagement. Experience and/or understanding of Matrix management. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. Ability to work and travel extensively in country of assignment as well as internationally (approximately 20-25% of working time). If you believe you have the skills and leadership experience to fulfil this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of thousands of vulnerable children in Guatemala, we'd love to hear from you. Find the full description and apply online (https://jobs.wvi.org/webjobs.nsf/WebPublished/2C50AD2BD2D5D62888257C90006 DFB82?OpenDocument) by the closing date 30 Sep 2014. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.
****************************** GOVERNANCE AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR BANGKOK, THAILAND
Pact is seeking a Governance and Institutional Development Advisor to provide lead technical direction and assistance for the design and implementation of the Mekong Partnership for the Environment project activities. The ideal candidate will advise the team on strengthening regional platforms, policy development, engagement with government stakeholders, and multi-stakeholder dialogue. S/he should be a team player, knowledgeable about environmental governance issues in the Lower Mekong Subregion, have a strong network, and produce high quality presentations and written material. MPE's goal is to advance informed dialogues between government, civil society organizations, and private sector stakeholders in Lower Mekong partner countries, on the anticipated social and environmental costs and benefits of large-scale regional development projects. Regional travel is required with this position. Responsibilities: Manage and oversee project design and implementation for all activities related to strengthening regional platforms, policy development, and engagement with government stakeholders. Collaborate closely with other team members and partners in the development of multi-stakeholder dialogues, public participation, and partnership building. Provide lead technical direction in activity planning to strengthen platforms and develop capacity for multi-stakeholder participation in development decision-making, including for example: advising regional bodies (e.g. ASEAN, MRC, ADB/GMS, LMI) on environmental standards and/or civil society engagement; building understanding of alternative development scenarios and perspectives; supporting and/or initiating multi-stakeholder advisory groups, task forces, issue hearings or assemblies; supporting action research on public participation in development decisions; and assisting development of private sector working groups. Participate in program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic progress reporting. Develop concept notes and scopes of work for activity design and implementation, and manage technical consultants as necessary. Contribute to staff training and capacity development. Serve as a Pact liaison to partners, government representatives, and other project stakeholders. Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, reporting and implementation for the sector activities. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated working experience in institutional strengthening, policy development, public participation, multi-stakeholder dialogues, engagement with regional platforms, and/or partnership building, particularly in the environmental/natural resource management and/or infrastructure sector(s) in Asia, or experience with projects of similar scope. Minimum years of work experience required is 10 years. Proven experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of activities on similar-size international donor-supported programs, preferably USAID funded. A graduate degree (Master's Degree or higher) in Environmental science, public policy, environmental law, international relations, or a relevant field of study. Proven ability to communicate, coordinate and effectively facilitate constructive engagement with diverse stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations, academics, and private sector companies. Proven track record of success in managing, coaching, and mentoring staff in an international setting, particularly within non-profit organizations. Proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government, and international NGOs and local CSOs. Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders. A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. Fluency in English required. Proficiency in a local Mekong language is preferred. Knowledge of USAID program management policies and procedures is preferred. Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of the Lower Mekong Subregion strongly preferred. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0110. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
****************************** MANAGER - RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS CONDUCT PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks a Manager, Responsible Business Conduct. The selected candidate's key responsibility is to develop the OECD's work on the Guidelines, including through managing the regular meetings of National Contact Points and the work assisting MNEs to improve business practices throughout the supply chain. The work is carried out in a multinational and multicultural environment and includes working with OECD member countries as well as emerging markets and developing countries. The selected candidate will interact with senior policy-makers, business sector, workers' and civil society representatives, academics and stakeholders worldwide, engaged in developing standards of responsible business conduct and monitoring their implementation. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law and/or economics or equivalent experience in the areas of corporate governance, investment law or corporate social responsibility. At least eight years' experience working in business, government or academia on business law or equivalent regulatory issues. Experience working with international stakeholders would be an advantage. Experience in project and staff management. Demonstrated analytical skills, as well as the ability to organize and to summarize complex material, encompassing empirical data. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 9/28/14. Job Number: 09431.
****************************** HEAD, CIS SECURITY SECTION BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Head, CIS Security Section (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent, under the direction of the Branch Head, will be responsible for coordinating the development of the NATO policy on CIS Security and producing the related documentation. He/she will also be responsible for offering support to NATO Nations, civil and military bodies as well as to Non-NATO Nations and International Organisations (NNN/IO) in all instances where close cooperation is required. This would include coordinating the conduct of surveys in the field of CIS Security and the security accreditation of CIS handling NATO information. REQUIRES: possess a degree from a university or establishment of similar standing; possess at least 5 years' experience in the field of CIS Security, preferably in a National Security Authority, or another government department having similar responsibilities, of a member Nation; possess substantial knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and monitoring CIS Security policy, including security accreditation processes; possess demonstrated experience in providing advice and guidance on CIS Security, including programme/ project implementation, security accreditation of CIS and inspections. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 10/3/14. Vacancy no: 140246
****************************** MANAGER - RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS CONDUCT PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks a Manager, Responsible Business Conduct. The selected candidate's key responsibility is to develop the OECD's work on the Guidelines, including through managing the regular meetings of National Contact Points and the work assisting MNEs to improve business practices throughout the supply chain. The work is carried out in a multinational and multicultural environment and includes working with OECD member countries as well as emerging markets and developing countries. The selected candidate will interact with senior policy-makers, business sector, workers' and civil society representatives, academics and stakeholders worldwide, engaged in developing standards of responsible business conduct and monitoring their implementation. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law and/or economics or equivalent experience in the areas of corporate governance, investment law or corporate social responsibility. At least eight years' experience working in business, government or academia on business law or equivalent regulatory issues. Experience working with international stakeholders would be an advantage. Experience in project and staff management. Demonstrated analytical skills, as well as the ability to organize and to summarize complex material, encompassing empirical data. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 9/28/14. Job Number: 09431.
****************************** INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE
The International Labour Office seeks candidates for the following positions. TO APPLY: Please visit ILO's e-Recruitment website at: erecruit.ilo.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
LABOUR LAW AND INTERNATIONAL LABOUR STANDARDS SPECIALIST PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
A Labour Law and International Labour Standards Specialist (P-4) is sought in Port Of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The Specialist will consider all legal and practical aspects of international labour standards, with a view to strengthening and improving the application and dissemination of such standards at all levels. The Specialist will be called upon to participate in all areas pertaining to international labour standards as well as the drafting of labour laws and their follow up. Given the specific needs of the sub- region, the legal specialist will also act as a focal point for one cross-cutting issue or priority theme. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law with demonstrated expertise in labour or international law. Eight years' of professional experience in labour or international law at the national level or six years at the international level. Closing date: 9/21/14. Vacancy no: RAPS/3/2014/AM/02
TECHNICAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Technical Officer (P-3) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Provide technical support to the ILO constituents and field staff on the design, implementation and evaluation of projects and programmes related to the promotion and advancement of cooperative enterprises and other SSEEOs, including capacity building of cooperative enterprises (e.g. My.COOP package), integration of cooperative enterprises and other SSEEOs into value chains, and the formulation or revision of cooperative policy and legislation. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in a relevant technical field, e.g. economics, political science, sociology, international relations, business management. At least three years' experience at the national level and two years at the international level. Demonstrated experience in working with cooperative enterprises and other SSEEOs and in the design of technical cooperation projects and supporting their implementation would be a considerable advantage. Closing date: 9/21/14. Vacancy no: RAPS/3/2014/ENTERPRISES/01
HEAD, LABOUR LAW AND REFORM UNIT GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Head, Labour Law and Reform Unit (P-5) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Plan, lead, manage and coordinate the work of the Labour Law and Reform Unit, defining priorities in line with the overall vision of the Department, and monitoring and evaluating their implementation. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law with specialization in labour law and labour relations. Ten to fifteen years' practical experience of which at least seven years at the international level in labour law and labour relations. Demonstrated experience in the formulation of legal opinions and in providing high-level labour law advisory services. Closing date: 9/21/14. Vacancy no: RAPS/3/2014/GOVERNANCE/01
LABOUR LAW OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Labour Law Officer (P-3) is sought in Geneva. The Labour Law Officer will be primarily delivering advisory services to Member States and assisting tripartite constituents in assessing and, where necessary, framing or revising their national labour laws. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law, particularly in a civil law system. Minimum of five years' practical experience at the national level or at least two years at the international level in labour law and labour relations. Proven experience in research work and in drafting in the field of labour law and labour relations. Field experience, and/or knowledge of ILO International Labour Standards principles and procedures, and/or Occupational Safety and Health legislation would be an advantage. Closing date: 9/21/14. Vacancy no: RAPS/3/2014/GOVERNANCE/03
LEGAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Legal Officer (P-2) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Participate in activities relating to the technical assistance provided to member States concerning the ratification of international labour Conventions and their effective implementation. Identify relevant legal texts in order to maintain the NORMES databases up to date. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in law. Minimum of one year of national or international experience. Closing date: 9/21/14. Vacancy no: RAPS/3/2014/NORMES/02
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER BEIRUT
An Economic Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in Beirut. Duties: Develops politico-economic databases and qualitative information necessary for specified recurrent or ad hoc assignments on the ramifications of conflict in the Middle East and their spill-over effects. Interprets, applies and, as necessary, adapts advanced quantitative analysis methods, including econometric models to determine trends, patterns and relationships and to analyze the effects of conflict in alternative policies and assumptions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, political economy, political science or related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in political economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area. Experience in utilizing advanced quantitative tools, including modelling, and in analyzing trends and impacts of conflict on development is desirable. Closing date: 10/28/14 Vacancy no: 14-ECO-ESCWA-37170-R-BEIRUT(G)
SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Political Affairs Officer (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Formulates political affairs strategies; develops a vision or direction for work; proposes policy directives and plan of action for immediate and long range solutions to political problems in general and in specific geographical areas; identifies emerging issues pertaining to the mandates of the unit; analyses implications and makes recommendations on possible strategies and measures. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) degree in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in a UN peacekeeping operation is desired. Experience working in an Integrated Operational Team is highly desirable. Political affairs experience in or on Africa is desirable. Closing date: 10/27/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPKO-36822-R-NEW YORK (X)
CHIEF OF HUMAN SECURITY UNIT NEW YORK
A Chief of Human Security Unit (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Provides policy guidance to the Executive Office of the Secretary-General, the Special Adviser to Secretary-General on human security and the Advisory Board on Human Security on conceptual strategy development and management of the implementation of overall strategies and intra and inter-divisional/ departmental policies and procedures REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in public/ business administration, international relations, international law or related area. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in public/ business administration, programme/ trust fund management, multi-agency projects or related field. Experience with human security and its application at the local and national level is desirable. Experience in donor relations, fundraising, and resource mobilization is desirable. Closing date: 10/26/14. Vacancy no: 14-MPA-DM-36943-R-NEW YORK (X)
DRUG CONTROL OFFICER VIENNA
A Drug Control Officer (P-3) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Advise government officials and international and regional bodies on control measures for narcotic drugs under the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, economics, international relations, law, political science, statistics, public administration, pharmacology, pharmacy or related field, is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in drug control activities, crime prevention, law enforcement, prosecution, criminal justice, international relations or related area is required. Experience in the United Nations common system organizations, other international organizations or national drug regulatory authority responsible for the implementation of the international drug control treaties is desirable. Closing date: 10/26/14. Vacancy no: 14-DRU-UNODC-36940-R-VIENNA(G)
DISARMAMENT, DEMOBILIZATION AND REINTEGRATION OFFICER NEW YORK
A Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Participate in DPKO and Integrated TaskForce planning meetings for the establishment of a new peacekeeping mission with a potential DDR component. Provide technical assistance to peace negotiations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social sciences, management, international economics, international relations, law, or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in disarmament, demobilization and reintegration or related area. Experience working within peacekeeping, peace-building or development programmes operations is desirable. Closing date: 10/26/14. Vacancy no: 14-ROL-DPKO- 36358-R-NEW YORK (X)
****************************** UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
The United Nations Development Programme seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/.
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT FOR CONDUCTING ANALYSIS OF THE COSTS OF THE LEGAL AID IN TAJIKISTAN DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN
The International Consultant will ensure the provision of development services and products (commensurate with the scope of the Programme) meeting the set quality and time standards. The Consultant will be expected to conduct analysis of the costs of the legal aid and present detailed recommendations on elaboration of financial framework to the State Working Group responsible for the development of the law on state guaranteed legal aid which operates under the guidance of the Ministry of Justice. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's Degree or equivalent) preferably in Public Administration, law, management or other relevant discipline. Extensive experience in providing consultation to countries in transition in legal aid and/or rule of law areas (at least 15 years). Successful practical experience in writing and conducting analysis/ review of policy/ strategic documents on legal aid including experience in planning and conducting surveys, studies on cost benefit analysis. Closing date: 9/25/14.
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT TO SUPPORT FINALIZATION OF THE JUDICIAL-LEGAL REFORM PROGRAMME IN TAJIKISTAN DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN
The International Consultant will be responsible to assist in review of the draft of JLRP developed by the working group and provide detailed recommendations concerning legal and judicial reform. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's Degree or equivalent) preferably in Public Administration, law, management or other relevant discipline. Extensive experience in providing consultation to governments of transition countries related to judiciary policy and legal reform and/or rule of law (at least 15 years). Successful practical experience in writing and conducting analysis/ review of policy/ strategic documents in Justice Sector including experience in planning and conducting surveys, studies, etc. Good knowledge of post-Soviet context is required. Tajikistan specific development experience would be a strong advantage. Closing date: 9/25/14.
HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER - WHS THEMATIC COORDINATION OFFICER NEW YORK
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Humanitarian Affairs Officer. Duties: Supports the Thematic Coordinator on Theme Three of the Summit: "Transformation through Innovation" on the conceptualization of the thematic work of the team and plans and facilitates the work of the Thematic Team members. Analyses and synthesizes work taking place across the humanitarian system on the focus theme of the Thematic Team. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, humanitarian assistance in complex emergencies, or emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage. Closing date: 9/22/14.
****************************** *MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's healthcare, has an excellent opportunity for an organized individual possessing fluency in a foreign language (preferably Spanish) and project management skills. This is a collaborative position that will forge Academy-wide international relationships with partners outside the United States, bridge departments throughout the Academy to coordinate international relationships and meetings, plus support the daily activities of the International Pediatric Association (IPA) and other partners. Responsibilities will include nurturing relationships with key partners from international pediatric societies and providing timely communication to staff members about relevant activities, meetings, and communications; act as key staff and provide management support for the IPA, including administrative support for the Executive Director, staff and organize annual meetings for various committees, develop and manage the IPA budget and financial reports, manage the membership program for IPA member organizations, and implement data and collection surveys of member organizations. Additional responsibilities include serving as a key staff contact for international activities at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE), including assisting international attendees at the meeting, developing agendas, and arranging meetings with AAP departments and international guests; manage meeting logistics for the NCE international reception and other events. REQUIRES: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in international studies, public health, business or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required; and at least 3 years' experience working in international programs and activities, including business development, relationship building, and event management. Experience working in an international health setting a plus. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, project management and PC skills (Microsoft Office) required; demonstrated skills with diplomacy, protocols and a good understanding of international culture and social practices. Fluency in a foreign language required, Spanish is preferred. Travel (up to 40%, nationally and internationally) and some weekend work required. The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, we are an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP was named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should reference position HR/IJO/495 when submitting their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, Fax# 847-228-5099 or E- mail: resumes@aap.org. http://www.aap.org EOE
****************************** *DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONALS AFGHANISTAN
The Aga Khan Development Network has posted openings for Development Professionals. S/he will work with AKDN agencies on: Strategy and policy development; Media and public affairs; Monitoring, analysis and review of current affairs; Review and communication of key programme initiatives; General management and operations; Liaise and network with multiple stakeholders; Programme Development. REQUIRES: An advanced degree preferably at the Master's Level: this might be in law, public policy, management, international relations, political science, or the social sciences. Prior experience in a supervisory capacity in managing staff would also be highly desirable. At least five to seven years of related experience in legal practice, public relations, finance, development, international relations, journalism, or a communications position preferably with some experience in an international context. A solid educational ability to carry out research and analysis. For more information and to apply go to www.akdn.org. Closing date: 9/13/14.
****************************** *ASSOCIATION / LEGAL PROFESSION EXPERT LIBERIA
AMEX International has an opening for a qualified Bar Association/ Legal Profession Expert to provide technical assistance and skills transfer to the Executive Committee and technical staff of the LNBA. REQUIRES: A JD or equivalent level law degree from an accredited university in a common law country. Prior experience in bar association management and organizational development highly preferred. Experience with continuing legal education course and program development, and public communications and outreach development in developing countries, highly preferred. Must possess fluency in English, fully computer literate, and possess demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and inter-personal skills. For more information and to apply visit www.amexdc.com.
****************************** *ANTI-CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION ADVISOR LIBERIA
AMEX International has posted an opening for a qualified Anti-Corruption Investigation Advisor to provide technical assistance and skills transfer to the Executive Committee and technical staff of the LNBA. REQUIRES: Professional-level knowledge in multiple areas of investigative techniques are preferred, including inquiry; data collection and analysis; search; inspection; surveillance techniques; record and document examination and analysis; tracking of assets; tasks such as working with appropriate agencies to freeze bank accounts; and custody or control of a suspect under investigation. Previous work experience with high-level enforcement agencies, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation or a major metropolitan police department is highly desirable. For more information and to apply visit www.amexdc.com.
****************************** *CONFLICT AND PEACE ADVISER PARIS
The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development seeks an Adviser who will be an experienced and senior expert with a track record of engaging with high level stakeholders in international organizations and partner governments. The Adviser will be able to lead thinking on conflict and fragility issues, including global policy debates, development practice and contributing to on-going processes such as the New Deal. The selected candidate will also support work-streams emerging from international forums, particularly INCAF and its associated Task Teams. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in political science, law, development studies, economics or another relevant area. A minimum of three years' experience in a national government or international organization working in a field relating to conflict/ fragility in developing countries. Knowledge of approaches to fragility including the New Deal for Fragile States and the international Peace-building and State-building goals. Experience working with diverse and senior level stakeholders, including government Ministers and leaders of international organizations. Please apply online at https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en. Closing date: 9/21/14. Job Number: 09425.
****************************** *WORLD LEARNING UGANDA
World Learning, a global non-profit organization, (www.worldlearning.org) is seeking 5 key personnel: 1) Chief of Party, 2) Deputy Chief of Party, 3) Director, Finance & Operations, 4) Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Director, and 5) Economic Strengthening Technical Director, for a USAID-funded Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. Expected duration: 5 years. Successful candidates will be based in Uganda and travel regularly throughout the country. Recruitment contingent upon successful award of the project. Uganda nationals are highly encouraged to apply. TO APPLY: Please visit our website www.worldlearning.org and click on the employment tab to submit your application. Please note, a resume and cover letter (with 3 professional references) are required when applying to this position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified candidates must apply ASAP as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. If you do not see the posting on our website, this means that a qualified candidate has been identified.
*CHIEF OF PARTY UGANDA
CHIEF OF PARTY'S ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The CoP will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID. S/he will manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or higher in international development, business administration, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is required; experience living and working in Uganda is preferred. The CoP must have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise, as demonstrated by at least ten years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries, of which at least five years have been spent in the position of CoP or Deputy CoP of a large development program of equivalent size and scope. Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred. Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required. S/he must also have demonstrated international credibility as a leader on matters of the social service sector in developing countries. Experience working in East Africa is preferred. S/he must have experience interacting with government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. The CoP's experience and education shall be complementary to those of the Deputy Chief of Party.
*DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY UGANDA
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The proposed DCoP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program and manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or higher in international development, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is required. The DCoP must be experienced in addressing the challenges faced by children affected by HIV or otherwise living in adverse circumstances, as demonstrated by at least five years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries. Experience in Uganda is preferred. Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is required. Experience with programming to address gender concerns and programming for very young children and adolescents/ youth required. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. Minimum of five years of experience living or working in a developing country is desirable; experience living and working in Uganda is preferred. The DCoP's experience and education shall be complementary to those of the CoP.
*DIRECTOR, FINANCE & OPERATIONS UGANDA
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The proposed Finance and Operations Director will oversee all financial and operational matters within the project, including managing financial systems, generating financial reports, tracking expenses, administering sub-awards, managing finance and operational issues and staff at HQ and supporting staff in district offices. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or higher in accounting, finance, business management or a related field is required. S/he must have at least three years of experience managing the finances and operations of a project this size and at least two years administering sub-grants comparable to those under this award. The candidate must have strong demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is also desirable.
*MONITORING, EVALUATION & LEARNING DIRECTOR UGANDA
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The proposed Finance and Operations Director will oversee all financial and operational matters within the project, including managing financial systems, generating financial reports, tracking expenses, administering sub-awards, managing finance and operational issues and staff at HQ and supporting staff in district offices. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or higher in accounting, finance, business management or a related field is required. S/he must have at least three years of experience managing the finances and operations of a project this size and at least two years administering sub-grants comparable to those under this award. The candidate must have strong demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is also desirable.
*ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING TECHNICAL DIRECTOR UGANDA
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: The proposed Economic Strengthening Technical Director will have responsibilities for all activities associated with improving the economic stability of households caring for OVC. Master's Degree or higher in social sciences or social work, or a closely related field is required. S/he must have at least three years of experience designing, implementing and managing household economic strengthening initiatives in/for developing countries. Experience in leveraging private public partnerships is preferred. Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required. Two years of experience living or working in a developing country is desired.
****************************** *RIGHTS AND LICENSING CONSULTANT ROME, ITALY
FAO's Office for Corporate Communication (OCC), based in Rome, Italy, requires the services of a consultant to perform rights and licensing activities related to the Organization's publishing programme and other knowledge outputs. The consultant would work within OCC's Library and Publications Branch, liaising with the Legal Office as and when required. REQUIRES: University Degree, preferably related to publishing or legal affairs. A minimum of three years of experience in a scientific, technical or other relevant publishing sector, including knowledge of print and digital rights and licensing management. Working level (with excellent written command) of English, and Intermediate level of French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese or Russian. TO APPLY: visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment- access/en/ and complete the on-line application. Closing date: 9/20/14. Vacancy no: VA-OCCP-1401-CNS
****************************** *PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks a Programme Management Officer (P-3) (two posts) 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. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Good knowledge of written and spoken French desirable. Knowledge of another official IAEA language (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish) an advantage. 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: 9/26/14. Vacancy no: 2014/113.
****************************** *CONSULTANT, SUPPORT TO GLOBAL POLICY AND TECHNICAL FUNCTIONS OF ILC ROME
The International Fund for Agricultural Development seeks a Consultant in Rome. The role of the Consultant is to support the Programme Manager, Global Policy, and in collaboration with the other members of the secretariat and regional coordination units. REQUIRES: Graduate degree in a relevant discipline, with at least three years' post- qualification relevant experience at the professional level. Knowledge of policy and programme issues, trends, and approaches in promoting secure and equitable access to and control over land for women and men living in poverty. A deep understanding of human rights, and knowledge of international and regional instruments, structures and organizations used for promotion and protection of tenure rights. Self-motivated and able to work effectively with a multi-cultural environment. Experience of interacting effectively with the full range of stakeholders on land policy, including multilateral agencies, governments and land-users. TO APPLY: Applicants should send an IFAD personal history form to vacancy@ifad.org. Closing date: 9/12/14. Vacancy no: 1313
****************************** *PROGRAM OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Intellectual Property Organization is seeking a Program Officer (P-3) in Geneva. Duties: Undertake research, including through survey initiatives, to analyze needs of countries for cooperation programs, particularly with regard to the modernization of their intellectual property (IP) systems, implementation of WIPO- administered treaties and development and promotion of the use of IPRs. Undertake technical consultancy assignments to national IP offices to benchmark existing systems to assess technical assistance needs. REQUIRES: First-level university degree in law, international relations or another relevant discipline. A minimum of six years of operational experience in an intellectual property institution or other institution responsible for cooperation policies and procedures. Experience in working with relevant regional and international IP institutions. Knowledge of social and economic development and IP systems in Caucasian, Central Asian and Eastern European Countries. Sound knowledge of project management methodologies. TO APPLY: you can download the application form from our website address, www.wipo.int. In all correspondence, please quote the vacancy announcement number. Application forms, duly completed and accompanied by a signed passport-size photograph, must reach WIPO by the closing date. Please address your application to the Engagements Section, WIPO, 34, chemin des Colombettes, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland; Tel.: (41.22) 338.91.11; Fax: (41.22) 338.98.20; e-mail: staffengagements@wipo.int. Closing date: 9/12/14. Vacancy no: WIPO/14/P3/FT091
****************************** *OPERATIONAL SUPPORT OFFICER VIENNA
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted an opening for an Operational Support Officer (P-3) in Vienna. Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director for Operations Service, the Operational Support Officer's main responsibilities lie in the field of operational planning and implementation, including the development and exchange of lessons learned/ best practices related to operational issues. REQUIRES: First level university degree in political science, international relations, or related field. A minimum of six years of progressively responsible professional experience in operational planning and implementation with a government agency, a national or international organization or a non-governmental organization; experience working in an international environment and/or in the field is a distinct asset. Demonstrated ability to analyze experience and international practice in order to develop and report on best practices in the field of operational planning. Thematic expertise in one or more fields of conflict prevention, conflict resolution, crisis management or post-conflict rehabilitation, and familiarity with relevant international efforts in the field(s) of thematic expertise. Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html. Closing date: 9/18/14. Vacancy no: VNSECP00929
****************************** 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 and monitors activities in the topics assigned; assesses relevant trends. Analyses political and related events within assigned area with a view to provide early warning advice to the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs. 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 seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Closing date: 10/21/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-ODA-36839-R-NEW YORK (R)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Reviews and monitors activities in the topics assigned; assesses relevant trends. Analyses political and related events within assigned area with a view to provide early warning advice to the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs. 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 seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Closing date: 10/21/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-ODA-36839-R-NEW YORK (R)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Reviews and monitors activities in the topics assigned; assesses relevant trends. Analyses political and related events within assigned area with a view to provide early warning advice to the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs. 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 seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Closing date: 10/21/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-ODA-36839-R-NEW YORK (R)
*JUDICIAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Judicial Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. The Judicial Affairs Officer will be responsible for providing advice, guidance and support to DPKO on judicial and legal systems issues. REQUIRES: Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law. A minimum of seven years' experience as a practicing lawyer, prosecutor, judge, legal consultant, or international legal assistance advisor is required. Experience providing technical legal assistance for the development or reform of legal or judicial institutions in a transitional, developmental or post-conflict setting outside the applicant's own country of nationality is required. Closing date: 10/21/14. Vacancy no: 14- ROL-DPKO-37008-R-NEW YORK (X)
*CHIEF, CENTRAL PLANNING AND COORDINATION SERVICE GENEVA
A Chief, Central Planning and Coordination Service (D-1) is sought in Geneva. The incumbent formulates and implements the substantive work programme of the Central Planning and Coordination Service (CPCS). Oversees the management of activities undertaken by the Service, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the different areas within the Division, with UNOG's Division of Administration, and with the Department of General Assembly Affairs and Conference Management (DGACM), as well as other organizations of the United Nations System, as appropriate, especially those organizations to which the Division provides conference services. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, international affairs, languages, law, management or related area. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience at the international level in conference management, administration, budget, financial management, human resources management, programme and project management or related field. At least two years of which must include direct experience with provision of conference services in a multilateral environment. Closing date: 10/20/14. Vacancy no: 14-ADM-UNOG-36744- R-GENEVA(G)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Reviews and monitors activities on the agendas of the Security Council and its subsidiary bodies related to the maintenance of international peace and security and assesses trends which might affect the political situation and the political impact of intra-regional issues such as sanctions, refugees, drug control and natural resources. 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 seven years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in the provision of substantive support to the Security Council and/or its subsidiary organs is desirable. Closing date: 10/19/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPA- 36877-R-NEW YORK(G)
*SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL NEW YORK
A Special Assistant to the Under-Secretary-General (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Directly assist the Under-Secretary-General in conducting his/her responsibilities as the Head of the Office and a senior official of the United Nations Secretariat. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, international relations or other related field. Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible working experience in the areas of economic analysis, economic and social development, programme management and international relations, of which at least five years should be at multilateral/ international levels. Experience of working with various agencies, funds and programmes and other international organizations at all levels is desirable. Closing date: 10/18/14. Vacancy no: 14-ECO- OHRLLS-35761-R-NEW YORK (R)
*PROGRAMME OFFICER GENEVA
A Programme Officer (P-3) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/ projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/ project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree or equivalent in business administration, management, political science, international relations, international development or a related field. Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management issues in complex situations, of which at least three years in human rights, humanitarian, development or closely related areas at the international level within the UN system. Closing date: 10/18/14. Vacancy no: 14-PGM-OHCHR-36372-R- GENEVA (X)
****************************** *PROGRAM QUALITY AND LEARNING MANAGER GOMA, DEM REP OF CONGO
CARE is seeking a talented Program Quality and Learning (PQ&L) Manager to drive the core functions of the program quality and learning unit in collaboration with the Assistant Country Director - Program (ACD-Program). Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: French and English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position will coordinate activities and efforts that aim at enhancing program quality and impact measurement in line with CARE DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) Strategic plan. The position will contribute on project and program design. S/he is facilitating reflective practice, learning and knowledge management, providing technical input during project and program design, monitoring and evaluation, identifying and facilitating program staff and partners skills development in all core functions of PQ&L. Primary Responsibilities: Proposal design and integration; Manages and coordinates PQ&L team; Promote reflective practice, learning and knowledge management; CO (Country Office) impact measurement system; Ensure organizational performance in basic PQ&L functions; Capacity building; Perform other duties assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Advanced degree in Social Science or related international development field. Proficiency in statistic and data analysis. Proficiency in qualitative research technics. At least 3 years' experience in monitoring and evaluation systems in particular related to livelihoods and Women Empowerment. Strong facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills. Experience in training and capacity building. Knowledge of data management systems. In depth knowledge of gender and diversity frameworks and gender in the project cycle. Fluent communication both in French and English. Experience in using appreciative inquiry methodologies. Understanding and operationalization of Rights Based Approaches and livelihoods frameworks. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 411. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** *STATE COORDINATOR MALAKAL, SOUTH SUDAN
CARE is seeking a talented State Coordinator whose aim is to ensure high quality implementation of CARE's program in Upper Nile State in the most effective manner possible. Expected Travel: up to 30%; Language Requirement: English; Employee Duration: Active Full-Time. In particular to make every effort to ensure that the Program objectives/ outputs are achieved according to the work plan, the donor's requirement and within the contracted project period. Primary Responsibilities: Project design and implementation; Program support and security; Contract and financial management; Personnel management; External relations. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum relevant Master's degree or graduate with significant relevant experience. At least 7 years' experience working in conflict/ post conflict context, preferably in Africa. At least 4 years' experience in a program management setting, with demonstrated experience in line managing staff. Experience in managing a program of similar size/ complexity. Demonstrated experience in gender analysis and women's empowerment. Demonstrated experience in humanitarian programming in conflict environments. Strong understanding of humanitarian accountability and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). Demonstrated experience in program assessments, problem analysis and program design. Demonstrated experience working within insecure environments. Team player, who is able to develop strong collaborative relations across the organization, in both the program and program support departments. Strong advisory skills, and proven ability to support field teams to improving the quality of programming. Strong gender and conflict analysis skills, and the ability to articulate and design programs using a rights based approach. Preferably the incumbent also has a strong grasp of CAREs Unifying Framework for understanding the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability. Proven budgeting and financial management skills. Ability to develop and articulate program ideas related to Peace building, governance and civil society. Demonstrated ability to advise and coach field staff. Ability to work and live under difficult conditions. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 406. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
****************************** *SENIOR MONITORING & EVALUATION SPECIALIST MALI
MSI is seeking a Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist who will be responsible for leading technical work related to performance monitoring and evaluation under this contract. S/he must be able to design and lead performance evaluations, Logical Framework and Performance Monitoring Plan development indicator selection, survey design, qualitative research design, special studies and assessments conducted under this contract. QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy, Statistics, Political Science, or other relevant field. Thorough understanding of monitoring and evaluation on international development projects, USAID-funded in particular. Demonstrated experience creating and managing performance monitoring plans. Experience implementing detailed, organized, timely, accurate M&E programs. Demonstrated ability to design and lead performance evaluations. Experience leveraging performance monitoring data for improving ongoing project management. Designing and field testing surveys and other data collection instruments. Familiarity with USAID and/or other international development donors. Fluent French required and good written and oral communication skills in English preferred. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com.
****************************** *SENIOR NATIONAL SECURITY COUNSEL NEW YORK OR WASHINGTON, DC
Human Rights Watch has posted an opening for a Senior National Security Council for its US Program to investigate, analyze, and advocate against human rights abuses related to US national security laws, policies and practices. REQUIRES: A law degree, and expertise in international law, are required. Minimum 7-9 years of practical experience relevant to complex projects involving international human rights, humanitarian, and criminal law is required. Extensive knowledge of human rights, international humanitarian law, and national security issues in the US is required; deep commitment to human rights is required. For more information and to apply visit www.hrw.org/en/about/jobs/.
****************************** *INFORMATION AND M&E MANAGER, STRENGTHENING INTEGRITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM I INDONESIA
MSI is seeking an Information/M&E Manager who reports to the Chief of Party (COP) and provides periodic feedback on measureable achievements towards targets. In the event of project slippage regarding these targets, this Manager will offer early warning that will trigger rethinking and adjustment of the project plan. This is a full time position based in Jakarta. QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge of USAID M&E, communications, and reporting requirements with at least three years' experience managing M&E systems for USAID programs. University degree in communications, project management, business, or equivalent. Excellent oral and written English. Ability to strictly adhere to deadlines. Ability to travel throughout Indonesia. Good writing ability, especially success stories. Experience with governance programs; good understanding of Indonesia's governance situation a plus. 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
****************************** *POLICY PLANNING AND COORDINATION EXPERT GEORGIA
MSI is seeking a Policy Planning and Coordination Expert. The USAID Good Governance in Georgia (G3) Program is generally tasked to improve transparency and accountability at all levels of government in Georgia, thereby reducing opportunities for corruption. It is expected to strengthen citizens' abilities to combat corruption and put into place stronger mechanisms that prevent opportunities for corruption to develop. For a maximum total 33 days of effort (29 working days in-country; 4 travel days) the Policy Planning and Coordination Expert working in close coordination with the senior management of the Chancellery of the Government of Georgia. REQUIRES: 7-10 years of experience in policy planning, strategic planning and analysis, including practical experience in consultancy on policy planning/ strategic planning. Proven experience in conducting similar types of activities identified in this statement of work. Experience with technical assistance projects in Central and Eastern European countries is essential. Graduate degree in public administration. 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
****************************** *MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALISTS MALI
MSI seeks Monitoring & Evaluation Specialists to support the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in a wide range of technical activities under the upcoming USAID/Mali Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Platform. Technical responsibilities will vary depending on the skills of each Specialist. These will be full time, five year positions based in Bamako, Mali. REQUIRES: A master's or higher university degree in economics, public policy, statistics, political science, public policy, or other relevant field. Experience in performance monitoring, including: indicator development, data collection and reporting. Experience participating on evaluations teams for performance evaluations. Familiarity with USAID policies related to evaluation and performance management. Knowledge of best practices regarding gender integration in program design and evaluation. Fluent French required and good written and oral communication skills in English preferred. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
****************************** *SENIOR RESEARCHER NEW YORK OR WASHINGTON, DC
Human Rights Watch has posted an opening for a Senior Researcher who will help develop and implement a research and advocacy agenda and strategies to improve respect for human rights in the region. REQUIRES: An advanced (graduate) degree in international relations, journalism, law, Latin American regional studies, social sciences and/or extensive experience in human rights or related work are required. Minimum five years' experience working on human rights or related issues, preferably in Latin America. Fluency in English and Spanish are required. For more information and to apply visit www.hrw.org/en/about/jobs/.
****************************** *MEDIATION CONTRACTUAL WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Mediation Contractual who will assist the Mediation Secretary in providing the services offered by the Office of Mediation. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or Licenciatura preferably related to Law, Human Resources, ADR or other relevant discipline. Language: Excellent communications skills in both English and Spanish. Minimum of five years of relevant experience. Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills with excellent command of Spanish and English, orally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to inspire trust, and demonstrate high personal integrity. Demonstrated ability to listen to others, correctly interpret messages, and respond appropriately. Proven record of organizing or developing new services or processes. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1400004577
****************************** NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*DIRECTOR OF PLANNING BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
A Director of Planning (A-6) is sought in Brussels. The incumbent is responsible for the conduct of NATO Defence Planning, including the development and adoption of Capability Targets and the conduct of the regular Capability Reviews. He/she is responsible for the conduct of the PARP. He/she leads a staff of 24 people in two sections and organizes and supervises their work and, together with its other members, provides staff support to the Defence Policy and Planning Committee (DPPC) on all Defence Planning matters. REQUIRES: hold a university degree from an institute of recognized standing or equivalent qualification; have at least 10 years of experience in progressively responsible posts - most recently at senior level - in a national administration or in an inter-governmental institution, dealing with defense planning, defense reform and defense capacity building; have a background and experience that will allow him/her to be a credible and authoritative interlocutor with national staffs at levels up to and including Ministerial level. Closing date: 9/19/14. Vacancy no: 140275
*SUPPORT TO THE CIVIL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
A Head (A-5) is sought in Brussels. The incumbent will oversee support to the Civil Emergency Planning Committee (CEPC) by ensuring the implementation and coordination of Alliance policies in the area of civil preparedness, including assistance to the military. He/she will ensure the alignment of CEP with the broader Alliance strategic priorities, policies and objectives. He/she will lead facilitation efforts, direct the provision of advice and policy recommendations to the Planning Groups (PGs) and working groups under the CEPC. He/she will lead efforts to collect, analyze and communicate information on national planning activity targeted at the effective use of civil resources during emergency situations and in accordance with Alliance objectives. REQUIRES: possess a university degree; have no fewer than 10 years' recent experience executing similar duties, with at least 3 years in a personnel and project management capacity; have broad awareness of the organization of national civil emergency planning in disaster management or crisis response operations; have knowledge of civil emergency planning at NATO. Vacancy no: 140272. Closing date: 9/18/14.
****************************** UNITED NATIONS
The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*CHIEF, CONFERENCE SUPPORT SECTION VIENNA
A Chief, Conference Support Section (P-5) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Plan and oversee the management of the Section's functions as Secretariat of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and its three protocols, as well as of the open-ended working groups established by the COP. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in public administration, law, criminal justice, international relations or related area, is required. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in law, criminal justice, international relations or related field, is required. Experience in providing advisory services to governments at the national and international levels in areas related to drug control and crime prevention, including transnational organized crime issues, is required. Experience in programme management and conceptualization of programme implementation, is highly desirable. Closing date: 10/14/14. Vacancy no: 14-DRU-UNODC-36974-R-VIENNA(G)
*SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Senior Political Affairs Officer (P-5) is sought in New York. Duties: Formulates political affairs strategies with a view to supporting the work of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (C-24), Bureau and Chair during its sessions and inter-sessional periods; develops options for a vision or direction for decolonization work; proposes policy directives and plan of action for immediate and long range solutions to political decolonization problems including constitutional and electoral matters, in general and in specific geographical areas related to the 17 Non-Self-Governing Territories (NSGTs) under the purview of the C-24. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) degree in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, conflict resolution or related area. Direct experience in diplomacy at the international level within the Caribbean and the Pacific region is desirable. Closing date: 10/14/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPA-36819-R-NEW YORK(G)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Political Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Gathers, selects and analyses information contained in communications and publications received from different sources, including the press. 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, conflict resolution or related area. Experience in providing substantive support to the Security Council or its subsidiary organs is desirable. Closing date: 10/13/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPA-36823-R-NEW YORK (R)
*LEGAL OFFICER NAIROBI
A Legal Officer (P-3) is sought in Nairobi. The Legal Officer will be responsible for providing legal assistance to the persons included in the scope of the administration of justice as defined by GA resolution 63/253 on 'Administration of Justice in the United Nations'. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Law, emphasis on Administrative, Employment, Criminal or International Law is required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in Law, preferably Administrative, Employment, Civil and Criminal Law, including legal analysis, research and writing is required. Litigation experience and one year of work experience appearing before courts and tribunals is required. Experience at the international level is desirable. Closing date: 10/12/14. Vacancy no: 14-LEG-OAJ-36723-R-NAIROBI (X).
*HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian policy developments, disaster relief/ management or emergency situations in assigned country/ area. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, international law, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area. Experience in international humanitarian law is required. Experience in drafting policy or legal documents is required. Experience providing legal and policy advice, at international or national level, is desirable. Closing date: 10/12/14. Vacancy no: 14- HRA-OCHA-36471-R-NEW YORK (X)
*PRINCIPAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NEW YORK
A Principal Political Affairs Officer (D-1) is sought in New York. Duties: Responsible for executive direction of peacekeeping operations and field missions, monitoring the development and progress of the most difficult and highly active operations, involving a diversity of interests and numerous parties in situations requiring innovative approaches. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political or social sciences, international relations, law, history, economics, public administration or business administration or related field. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required. At least 12 years of international experience and two years of experience in United Nations peacekeeping in the field or other field experience is required. Closing date: 10/10/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-DPKO-35897-R- NEW YORK (X)
****************************** *RESIDENT DIRECTOR GEORGIA
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a Resident Director to implement programs to build the technical skills of elected officials at the national and local levels in several areas to enhance the accountability and effectiveness of elected bodies. Specific areas of focus include 1) improving communication and coordination between elected officials and party structures at the national and local levels; 2) increasing the capacity of individual members, party factions and coalitions to develop, debate and oversee implementation of public policy; and 3) expanding communication with constituents and citizen groups. Other program elements within this portfolio include helping partners design and implement activities to expand the participation of women and other historically disadvantaged groups. In addition, supporting public opinion survey research and international election monitoring activities will continue to be important components of the NDI Georgia program. This position will be based in Tbilisi, and may require travel throughout the country. This position will have supervisory responsibility for the design and implementation of all NDI programs in Georgia. The Resident Director will also represent NDI to the government of Georgia, the US Embassy and USAID, Swedish Embassy and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs). In addition, the NDI Resident Director will serve as the Lead Coordinating Partner (LCP) to USAID to facilitate coordination among USG implementers funded under this award. Candidate will also be responsible for the overall management of the office, to include financial and human resource management. Close coordination will also be expected with NDI-Washington, including day-to-day contact with the Washington-based staff that provides oversight for field activities. Primary Responsibilities: Oversee, in collaboration with Tbilisi-based staff, the design and implementation of NDI's programs and consultations with parliamentarians and councilors, parliamentary staff, civic and governmental/ political leaders; Provide day-to-day management and oversight of local and expatriate professional and support staff in the field office; Maintain relationships with key partners in civil society, government and the donor community; Oversee the development, review and timely submission of program-related materials, including regular reports that describe activities, measure and evaluate program results, and report on political developments in Georgia that may affect program outcomes; and Ensure adherence to NDI-DC, donor/ funder and as applicable, Georgian government policies and procedures, ensuring the integrity of all financial transactions. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a field of study related to political science, public administration, international development, or international affairs; graduate degree highly preferred. Minimum fourteen (14) years substantive political experience, including working for elected legislative and/or parliamentary bodies, political parties and politically active non-governmental organizations. Familiarity with survey research a plus. Experience in program management, especially implementing USAID-funded programs. Candidates should possess solid performance management background, including program planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation skills to ensure management for development results. Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior political and civic leaders as well as members of the donor and diplomatic community. Ability to work with competing political groups and understand complex political dynamics is key. Ability to communicate skills and experience to others as a trainer, advisor and consultant. Excellent interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability for public speaking, writing and reporting in English. Experience in living and working overseas and an ability to work in a transitioning political environment is highly desirable, particularly previous experience in former Soviet/ Eastern bloc countries. Experience with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, etc.) strongly desired. Comments: Applicants must be willing to travel to Washington at their own expense for an interview. Salary is commensurate with experience. A generous benefits package is provided, including an in-country housing allowance. Employment is contingent upon approval by USAID. Contingent on funding, position is available mid-summer 2014. TO APPLY: Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. NDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/cgfhtzw
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The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.
*LEGAL OFFICER NEW YORK
A Legal Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. Duties: Review contested administrative decisions; Obtain comments and other information from management on the contested decisions; Conduct extensive legal research, provide detailed analysis of assigned matters and, as required, prepare background materials and summaries of issues; Take the lead to resolve disputes by identifying options to resolve the dispute, when appropriate. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international or administrative law or closely related area. At least seven years of progressively responsible experience in law, at least three of which in international and administrative law, are required. At least one year experience in the application of regulations and rules, policies, procedure and decision-making processes of an international organization is required. Closing date: 10/7/14. Vacancy no: 14-LEG-DM-36441-R-NEW YORK (T)
*POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER NAIROBI
A Political Affairs Officer (P-3) is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Assess trends which might affect the political situation and the political impact of intra-regional issues, such as terrorism, piracy and drug-trafficking; recommend solutions/ possible action by the United Nations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related field. Experience on issues and challenges affecting East Africa or Horn of Africa, or the Great Lakes region required. Closing date: 10/7/14. Vacancy no: 14-POL-UNON-36544-R-NAIROBI (X)
****************************** *ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING PARIS
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking an Assistant Director-General. Under the authority of the Director-General, the Assistant Director-General is responsible for the leadership and management of the Bureau of Strategic Planning and for providing strategic vision and coordination of programme and budgetary planning and monitoring, in liaison with Programme Assistant Director- Generals, for both Headquarters Sectors and Field Offices, in line with the Organization's Medium-Term Strategy for 2014-2021, the prevailing Programme and Budget and the emerging post-2015 development agenda. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree or equivalent professional experience in Public Administration, International Affairs or any of UNESCO's fields of competence. Extensive and relevant professional experience in senior leadership/ executive positions, in management, coordination, evaluation, budget and/or planning including substantial assignments of a regional and/or international nature. Several years of exposure to the requirements of international cooperation. TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment. Closing date: 10/4/14. Vacancy no: BSP 001
****************************** *OFFICER, INTEGRATED AIR AND MISSILE DEFENCE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer, Integrated Air and Missile Defense (A-3/A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent will assist in the further development of political-military considerations related to NATO IAMD, including working with nations and the NMAs to develop policy and guidance. The post holder will also assist in providing political-military advice on IAMD-related issues addressed in partnership formats. He/she will provide politico-military advice as necessary on IAMD-related documents prepared by the NMAs and other originators as required. REQUIRES: hold a university degree or equivalent relevant professional experience; have at least five years' professional experience working for an international organization or a national administration, with a focus on defense policy and international relations; have extensive knowledge of modern air and missile defense systems' capabilities, operations and organization; have a broad knowledge of political-military aspects of IAMD within the NATO and multinational contexts; demonstrate the capacity for independent conceptual analysis of issues affecting the Alliance's development of an IAMD capability, and contribute effectively as a member of a team. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 9/12/14. Vacancy no: 140258
****************************** *LEGAL OPERATIONAL OFFICER (ASSOCIATE / SENIOR ANALYST) WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a Legal Operational Officer. The paralegals will provide support to the Legal Department's Non-Sovereign Guaranteed Operations Division (LEG/NSG), which advises the Bank and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) on matters relating to private sector and non-sovereign guaranteed (NSG) lending, guarantee and equity transactions in the region. REQUIRES: Bachelor' degree. Paralegal or legal studies highly desirable. 2-4 years of experience as a paralegal, preferably in transactional work. Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to draft financing and legal documentation in English and preferably also Spanish. Additional ability to draft and edit documentation in Portuguese and/or French is desirable. Excellent organizational skills, including record-keeping and project planning, with a strong results orientation, and high level of attention to detail. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1400004591
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