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Democracy Building; Governance; Foreign Policy


Issue Dated February 13, 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.
DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY - HOUSEHOLD ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING DIRECTOR KINSHASA, DRC
Pact is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party/ Household Economic Strengthening Director. This position is contingent based on contract award. Position summary: The Economic Strengthening/ Livelihood Specialist will provide technical leadership to the development of strategies, guidelines and manuals, and rolling out of these to ensure that community members and households caring for vulnerable children have increased and ongoing capacity to meet their basic needs. The post holder will lead the design, planning and implementation of technical interventions to improve household livelihood and asset base to meet basic needs of children and support self-reliance. In order to improve the enabling environment in the country, the position holder will network, share and coordinate with all stakeholders of in the DRC including micro and small enterprise development agency, microfinance institutions, Cooperative Agencies, and other government units. He/She will ensure that the OVC Project interventions are performed as planned and to bring about the desired impact through monitoring, evaluation, research and documenting lessons learned. The position will be based in Kinshasa. Specific duties and responsibilities: Leads the development of strategies, approaches, systems and guidelines to ensure that households caring for highly vulnerable children have increased capacity to meet the basic needs of children and supports self-reliance. Defines and executes economic strengthening models, standards, elaborates steps to meet the standards, and mobilizes support. Defines and executes economic strengthening monitoring systems and development of tools to track progresses. Advises the project leadership consortium partners issues related to livelihood improvement/ economic strengthening for better decision making. Meets and works with policy makers such as government officials to facilitate better understanding and coordination among the actors in improving policy environment for Livelihood improvement for highly vulnerable families and children including the development of microenterprise development strategy. Takes a leading role in the organization of national and international level workshops on economic strengthening related areas. Organizes and facilitates presentations, reports and other documentation on related training events and field program operations. Ensures that implementation of field programs proceeds according to approved plans and in accordance with set standards and guidelines. Liaises and coordinates with Pact country and home office technical specialists and program team for integration, synergy and technical support. Works with Project Results and Measurement team to undertake project to identify indicators, conduct baseline studies, annual reviews, midterm assessments and final evaluations. Reviews project assessment reports, compiles and shares lessons for further improvement and for future considerations. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in child development, social work, social sciences or related field. At least 10 years of experience in the design, management, monitoring, and evaluation of comprehensive, community-based OVC programming, social services system strengthening, and household economic strengthening. Demonstrated leadership, strategic planning, and technical skills in programming for orphans and vulnerable children with a focus on improving children's health, nutrition, education, protection, psychosocial well-being, and care as well as addressing household economic and food security. At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in household economic strengthening interventions. Three years of mid-to-senior level experience in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating programs for children infected or affected by HIV, with particular experience in child and youth development programs (e.g. OVC, Early Childhood Development, adolescent reproductive health, etc.). TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0027. 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.
****************************** CHILD PROTECTION DIRECTOR KISANGANI, DRC
Pact seeks a Child Protection Director for a prospective five-year, USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) care and support program. The aim of the project is to reduce child vulnerability through Household Economic Strengthening (HES) among highly vulnerable families. In addition, the program will seek to strengthen local ownership of and capacity in OVC and HES programming. The Child Protection Director will provide technical leadership to ensure high-quality OVC programming that meaningfully and measurably improves the well-being of vulnerable children and their families. The Child Protection Director will support CSO partners and government stakeholders to operationalize OVC and Child Protection policies and frameworks, including the National Action Plan for OVC. The Child Protection Director will work closely with the HES Child Protection Director to develop, implement, and monitor OVC program quality assessment and improvement activities. The Child Protection Director will have expertise in comprehensive, family and community-based programming for orphans and vulnerable children with a focus on improving children's health, nutrition, education, protection, psychosocial well-being, and care as well as addressing household economic and food security and will have experience working with Congolese organizations serving OVC and the DRC government at all levels. He/she will liaise with relevant national, provincial, and local government (including Social Affairs, Labor, Justice, Youth, Gender, Children and Families, among others). He or she will be based in Kisangani, Orientale Province. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide technical leadership in OVC program design, implementation, and evaluation in order to achieve positive child and family outcomes. Lead OVC program quality assessment and improvement efforts, facilitating quality assurance activities with CSO partners in order to identify gaps, technical capacity limitations, and priority technical assistance needs. Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of OVC program quality improvement activities. Oversee the planning, coordination, and delivery of OVC technical assistance to CSO partners. Facilitate problem solving and action planning among CSO and DRC stakeholders to address critical challenges and barriers to improving child health, education, nutrition, psychosocial, and protection outcomes. Collaborate with HES Child Protection Director to design, implement, and evaluate HES activities that improve child and family well-being. Ensure the use of child and family data to inform decision-making and appropriate programmatic adjustments/ improvements. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in social work with a minimum of 5 years' experience on technical and managerial positions; Master's degree in social sciences or public health preferred. Experience with child protection programming, early childhood development, or household economic strengthening; Technical knowledge of community-based care programs and experience with OVC programming is highly desirable. Proven experience in networking, strong communication skills and good interpersonal relations. Proven leadership and inter-personal skills for effective team work; as well as the ability to work independently on a frequent basis, taking initiative, managing a variety of activities concurrently, and delivering outputs on schedule. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0028. 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.
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY, ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN LUBUMBASHI, KATANGA
Pact is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of a large USAID OVC program in the DRC. Chief of Party will have primary responsibility for all aspects of program implementation and coordination with other programs, partners, and GDRC entities. The Chief of Party acts as the principal liaison with USAID and is the supervisor of all other program personnel. He/she will be based in Lubumbashi, Katanga. Specific Duties: 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 workplans; 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 HQ and donor requirements, policies and regulations. Act as liaison to relevant donors and the local government. As relevant, manage all local grantmaking 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 HR 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. QUALIFICATIONS: Fluency in both French and English. Not less than 10 years of relevant senior activity management experience managing large donor-funded, child-focused programs. No less than 5 years of experience in a range of child protection interventions/ approaches for vulnerable children in francophone Africa. Demonstrated experience pursuing child-level outcomes from household-level interventions. Demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries. Master's degree preferred in public health, social work, management or related field. TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number: 14-0025.
******************************* DIRECTOR WASHINGTON, DC
The Organization of American States is seeking a Director (P-5) in Washington, DC. Duties: Advise the Executive Secretary for Integral Development and, as required, the Secretary General and Assistant Secretary General, on all aspects of administrative issues pertaining to the operation of the Department of Social Inclusion, establishing and/or recommending work plans, operational and strategic policies and procedures towards the optimal utilization of technical, human and financial resources and their implementation, as well as the focalization of partnerships for development actions and cooperation in line with the OAS mandates, priorities, objectives and needs. REQUIRES: First University Degree (Bachelor) in Political or Social Science, International Affairs or Relations, Business Management, Law, Public Administration, Economics and/or Financial Management, or a related field issued by a duly accredited institution and 15 years of relevant experience in similar position(s) at national and international levels. Ability to effectively work using Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, and Excel), and other software applicable to the area of work. Proficient in English and Spanish (read, write and communicate). TO APPLY: Applicants must submit electronically the following documents: OAS Application Form (Form 60); Cover Letter: describing the reasons for which you want to work at the General Secretariat of the OAS; and Resume (Curriculum Vitae). The documents must be submitted by e-mail as attachments to jobapplications@oas.org Subject: Vacancy number - Last name, First Initial. The application form is available at http://www.oas.org/EN/PINFO/HR/job.htm. Closing date: 2/23/15. Vacancy no: LT- EO/04/15
****************************** OFFICER, CATEGORY MANAGEMENT BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer, Category Management (A-2) in Brussels. The role of the Officer, Category Management is to develop and implement enterprise-wide sourcing strategies that lead to higher levels of supplier quality and lower cost of ownership for products and services. The Officer, Category Management is responsible for developing an enterprise-wide view and strategy of targeted categories by periodically conducting a spend analysis to track changing category spend volumes and characteristics, capturing and developing business requirements to enable best value, and managing sourcing and contract management processes to ensure the achievement of panned benefits. REQUIRES: possess a university degree in any of the following domains: commerce, trade, purchasing, supply, economics, management, law, business administration or engineering; have at least 3 years' procurement and contracting experience, which must include at least 2 years of experience as category manager or senior procurement manager, preferably, in services, non-manufacturing, or public sectors; be at least Level 3 Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) certified or possess an equivalent level of qualification granted by a national professional association. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit- wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 3/6/15. Vacancy no: 150006.
****************************** CIVIL SOCIETY SPECIALIST, GLOBAL FOREST WATCH WASHINGTON, DC
The World Resources Institute has posted an opening for a Civil Society Specialist who will be responsible for developing and executing strategies to promote broad uptake and use of GFW by civil society. The position will bridge and foster collaboration between the Global Forest Watch team (in WRI's Forest Program) and the Environmental Democracy Team (in WRI's Governance Program). REQUIRES: An undergraduate degree with adequate course work around natural resource management and governance, NGOs, NGO management, communications and messaging, and community development. At least 3-5 years of relevant professional experience. Demonstrated knowledge of civil society organizations, including NGOs, networks of NGOs, particularly in tropical developing countries. Good inter-personal skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-national context and team. Experience in mobilizing civil society and/or communities around public interest issues as well as through evidence based advocacy. For more information and to apply visit www.wri.org/jobs.
****************************** LEGAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Intellectual Property Organization seeks a Legal Officer (P-3) in Geneva. The main role of the incumbent is to provide information to and formulate legal advice for the Offices of Contracting Parties and the users of the Madrid System. REQUIRES: First-level university degree in law. At least six years of professional experience in the field of intellectual property in the public or private sector, including in the field of trademarks at the international level. Experience of working with the Madrid System. Experience with legal research projects in the field of trademarks and ability to present research results in a clear and understandable manner. 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: 2/23/15. Vacancy no: WIPO/15/P3/FT012
****************************** PEPFAR DEPUTY COORDINATOR GABORONE, BOTSWANA
Comforce has posted an opening for a PEPFAR Deputy Coordinator. Duties: Receives assignment directions from the PEPFAR Country Coordinator on providing day-to-day coordination in implementing PEPFAR. Coordinates and facilitates the development of planning , budgeting, and reporting to the Office of Global AIDS Coordination (OGAC); serves as primary expert on annual Country Operational Plan (COP) development for interagency team; disseminates and explains guidance to PEPFAR team; and coordinates with agencies to ensure implementing partners understand annual requirements. Reconciles budgets with available resources throughout the COP planning process, and ensures annual budgets are appropriately implemented across the USG PEPFAR agencies according to the approved COPs. As assigned by the PEPFAR Country Coordinator, responds to OGAC and PEPFAR headquarters' routine and ad hoc requests for information and reports in a timely manner. Interfaces with the USG agencies to ensure timely submission of all PEPFAR documents including the COP, the Annual Program Results (APR), and all other required documentation and reporting. Coordinates an inter-agency monthly gender task team and serves as an advisor on PEPFAR gender and prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) programs. Prepares and disseminates periodic internal and external updates/ status report on PEPFAR in Botswana. Keeps agencies on track for interagency efforts such as reprogramming, results reporting, etc. and provides all requisite related documentation to OGAC. Documents interagency decisions, drafts minutes and action memos. Supports public diplomacy efforts led by the Embassy's Public Affairs Office. Five to Eight years of progressive, professional-level experience at the program management level with some background in HIV and AIDS is required. Should have a proven track record coordinating and communicating with large teams across organizational structures and managing complex processes. REQUIRES: Master's-level degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Public Policy, Social Science or related field is desirable. Experience living and working in developing countries, including coordination of activities with host governments, non-governmental organizations, and other donors, is desired. Experience with health, preferably gender and prevention of gender based violence programs in the Africa region is highly desirable. Two or more years' experience in monitoring and evaluation of health or HTV/AIDS programs is desired. Excellent written and spoken English at native speaker level. Strong computer and writing skills with proven ability to produce concise well written reports and high quality presentations in Word, Excel, and Power Point. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV to resumes@ctsglobalusa.com
****************************** CHIEF OF PARTY, LIBERIA STRATEGIC ANALYSIS ACTIVITY LIBERIA
MSI is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who is responsible for leading and managing the overall complex operations of the LSA project. The COP works closely with USAID/Liberia's Program Office, Mission technical offices, staff and management from other USAID implementing partner operated activities, and representatives of the Government of Liberia and other international donor stakeholders to ensure that USAID's assistance to Liberia is informed by solid empirical evidence and analysis and that can be used by the Mission. QUALIFICATIONS: At least 8 years development professional experience working with issues related to planning, design, and performance management of international development assistance programs, preferably those funded by the USG. An MA or PhD in a field relevant to development assistance, international affairs, political science, sociology, economics, business, public administration, organizational development, communications, or a closely related field. Experience working with previous U.S. government programs would be preferred but is not a requirement. Highly developed interpersonal communication, presentation, and negotiating skills. Strong understanding of multi-sectoral development theory. Thorough working knowledge of USG operations, regulations, policies, procedures and programs desirable. Deep familiarity with the Liberian culture, society and development context or that of other similar countries in the region. Experience in comparable post- conflict countries an asset. 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: 4/6/15.
****************************** DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY, LIBERIA STRATEGIC ANALYSIS ACTIVITY LIBERIA
MSI is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party's (DCOP) whose responsibility will be to provide support, leadership and technical expertise to overall management of the Liberia Strategic Analysis (LSA) project. The DCOP shall be responsible for reporting requirements, day to day project administration and serving as the senior M&E advisor for project. The DCOP will also support the Mission's staff (particularly Mission's CLA Advisor) in accessing strategic learning tools, as well as in providing guidance and support to the project's evaluation services component including but not limited to monitor and evaluate activities to create knowledge mobilization, and knowledge management mechanisms. The selected individual will have substantial project design expertise. The DCOP will reside in country for the duration of the contract, with authority to act in the absence of the Chief of Party. REQUIRES: A minimum of five (5) years professional work experience managing complex donor-funded international development capacity building or training activities. MA or PhD in a field relevant to development assistance, international affairs, political science, sociology, economics, business, public administration, organizational development, communications, or a closely related field. Significant expertise in monitoring, evaluation, and/or project design and analytical work as well as the related reporting to an international donor. Must be computer literate and possess excellent reading, writing, and communication skills. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com. Closing date: 4/6/15.
****************************** DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL STRATEGIC ENGAGEMENT WASHINGTON, DC
The World Resources Institute has posted an opening for a Director of Global Strategic Engagement for the New Climate Economy program who will be responsible for designing and implementing the global influencing plan for the project. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, with preference for degrees in law or business. At least 15 years of work experience in climate change, public policy, or sustainable development. At least 10 years of experience in program leadership with expertise in international programs preferred. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Strong commitment to combatting climate change. For more information and to apply visit www.wri.org/jobs.
****************************** EXPERT - NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Intellectual Property Organization seeks an Expert, National Intellectual Property Strategy Development in Geneva. The expert would review the main national policy objectives and the implementing instruments, their interface, if any, with the intellectual property system, assess the national intellectual property system, its laws, institutions, its relevance and use by innovators and creators and engage with key stakeholders. Through this process, the expert is expected to gain an in-depth understanding of the working of the intellectual property system in the country so as to be able to formulate appropriate recommendations on how it may be strategically used for achieving national development aspirations. REQUIRES: Experience in providing advisory services on intellectual property law, administration, mechanisms for its exploitation for economic, social and cultural benefit, the use of intellectual property as a strategic value adding tool and the use of the intellectual property system as a policy mechanism for achieving development objectives. Experience in providing advisory services on the management of intellectual property rights; the proper identification, protection, management and commercialization of intellectual property rights by enterprises, research organizations, universities and other producers of knowledge. 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: 6/30/15. Vacancy no: WIPO/15/N/A/ICS010
****************************** 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
HEAD OF SECTION / SENIOR ADVISER THE HAGUE
A Head of Section/ Senior Adviser (P-5) is sought in The Hague. Duties: Supervising the work of the HCNM Section dealing primarily with Central and South Eastern Europe; Establishing country-specific priorities, objectives and strategies for the Section together with the political and legal advisers of his/her team; Serving as the first line supervisor for Section staff members and reviewing/ approving all documents produced by the Section. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in Political Science, International Relations, International Law, Public Administration or other relevant fields. A minimum of ten to twelve years of progressively responsible professional experience in dealing with minority issues and human rights, international relations, public administration or other related fields, including at least three to five years at the international level. Demonstrated management skills and experience leading small teams with knowledge of management and strategic planning concepts. Thorough knowledge of international relations, diplomacy, European security issues, international law and human rights. Closing date: 2/28/15. Vacancy no: VNHCNP00075
DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF THE REPRESENTATIVE ON FREEDOM OF THE MEDIA VIENNA
A Director, Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media (D-1) is sought in Vienna. Duties: Organizing and managing the team of RFoM, including reporting lines, procedures, respecting deadlines, and the pro-active planning of office activities; Co- ordinating the work of the Representative with OSCE institutions, field operations, other international organizations and international media NGOs; co-ordinating with the Secretary-General and the Chairmanship when required. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in communications, political science, international relations, journalism or a related field. A minimum of twelve years of progressively responsible experience, including at management level, in a governmental, intergovernmental or international organization. Extensive media and/or communications experience. Experience in the promotion/ protection of human rights, especially in the freedom of expression field, profound knowledge of and proven adherence to international standards in that respect. Closing date: 3/10/15. Vacancy no: VNSECP00972
****************************** 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.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT OFFICE NEW YORK
An Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact Office (D-2) is sought in New York. Duties: Oversees and has overall responsibility for the governance of the Global Compact, including regular updates to the Global Compact Board as one of its ex-officio members and oversight over implementation of the Board's decisions and recommendations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in economics, business or public administration, finance, accounting, law, social sciences or related area. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in project management, administration or related area with relevance to the UN Global Compact's programmes and mandates, including leading multi-stakeholder initiatives and multi-lateral processes, is required. Experience with managing critical and high-profile corporate affairs issues with relevance for the advancement of a stakeholder engagement process is required. Closing date: 3/23/15. Vacancy no: 15-ECO-GCO-39021-D-NEW YORK (T)
SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER NAIROBI
A Senior Programme Officer (P-5) is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Formulate policy advice to the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director and Secretary of Governing Bodies in support of the work of UNEP's governing bodies; formulate strategies and focus on the work of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) and its subsidiary organs; timeframe and documentation needs. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international relations, international law, political sciences, public administration and environmental sciences or related field is required. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in international relations, policy analysis, international law, public administration or a related area. Extensive knowledge on inter- governmental and multi-lateral negotiations and processes is asset. Closing date: 3/23/15. Vacancy no: 15-MPA-UNEP-38013-R-NAIROBI (X)
****************************** *PROGRAM QUALITY AND LEARNING MANAGER GAZIANTEP, TURKEY
CARE International in Turkey (CARE) is providing humanitarian assistance to people affected by the Syria crisis. In doing so, it often works with national implementing partners whilst employing a combination of direct and remotely managed approaches. CARE has so far reached over 250,000 people in Northern Syria affected by the crisis as well as over 15,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey with humanitarian assistance. CARE is seeking a Program Quality and Learning Manager with particular expertise in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning, to ensure high quality programming in Syria and Turkey. Expected Travel: up to 20%; Employee Duration: Active Full- Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The position will report to the Assistant Country Director for Programs and be based in Gaziantep with travel to project sites in Turkey. The position will focus on the following core result areas: Monitoring, evaluation and accountability to beneficiaries across our country portfolio. Ensure that gender equality objectives are incorporated in all program planning and implementation. Manage the delivery of high quality technical support in CARE Turkey's core sectors including Food Security and Livelihoods and WASH. Facilitate reflective practice, learning and knowledge management. Support program design. The REQUIREMENTS include: Master's Degree in Development studies or International Relations. At least 8 years of experience in working in a conflict context managing humanitarian assistance programs. At least 5 years' experience in managing program quality functions. Experience in establishing M&E and accountability systems in a remote programming context. At least 5 years extensive experience conducting gender analysis and implementation of gender sensitive approaches. At least 5 years' experience in developing a strong team in a complex environment. Technical skills in monitoring, accountability and program design. Technical skills in gender equality programming. Desire candidates with Arabic speaking skills. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 566. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *SAFETY AND SECURITY MANAGER GAZIANTEP, TURKEY
CARE is seeking a talented Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) who is responsible for maintaining oversight of operational safety and security issues and implementing CARE safety protocols and procedures across CARE's field and program locations as they relate to CARE'S Syrian emergency response. This position is based in Turkey, with a significant period of time spent visiting field locations and providing support to other members of CARE's Emergency Response Team. Employee Duration: Active Full-Time; Type of Post: Unaccompanied; Funding: Approved. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will coordinate with CARE's Emergency Team to ensure that staff are informed of security and safety issues, mentoring and where necessary building capacity to ensure that staff understand and follow SOPs and local security procedures. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will report non-compliance issues to the Regional Safety and Security Manager and Country Representative. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will be the first responder to security incidents in his/hers operational areas, notifying other staff members, the Regional Safety and Security Manager and Country Representative of security incidents and initiating local contingency plans. Primary Responsibilities: Planning and preparation by monitoring the security environment in operational areas, updating and detailing risk assessment as required. Manage the implementation of SOPs and high levels of oversight for physical security issues at offices and guesthouses. Support in a crisis by being the first responder for any safety and security incident involving CARE staff or assets in their operational areas. Capacity development through training, coaching, and mentoring of CARE staff and Implementation Partners in accordance with implementation agreements and CARE code. Administration and support by briefing all new staff to operational area on local security conditions and protocols. Advise and report by preparing monthly situational report to the Regional Security Manager (RSM). Perform other duties as assigned. PRIMARY SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree in a field related to humanitarian work or security management or equivalent field/ operational experience. 5 years' experience in assisting international organizations in developing countries to manage staff and program safety. 5 years' experience in working in an international organization. 5 years' experience in working in complex and hazardous environments. Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated supervisory ability, sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels. Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills. IT literate, MS - Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience in developing security related technical tools guidelines and systems. Interpersonal communication and proven written/ presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions. Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Middle East. Demonstrable expertise of Humanitarian risk management. Strong demonstrated inter- personal skills in a multi-cultural environment. Ability to make good judgment on staff safety and provide appropriate advice. Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions. Strong ability to analyze and understand complex situations and translate these into specific policy advice. TO APPLY: apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2 565. Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. CARE USA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
****************************** *CHIEF OF PARTY, TEAM LEADER, CIVIL SOCIETY STRENGTHENING KATHMANDU, NEPAL
Pact is seeking a Chief of Party (COP), Team Leader, Civil Society Strengthening in Kathmandu. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Nepal team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise. Position Purpose: Pact is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming USAID-funded civil society strengthening project in Nepal. The COP will be responsible for the technical leadership and administrative oversight of the project and will act as the primary liaison to the donor, the local government, and other project stakeholders. The COP will report to the Pact Nepal Country Director. This position is contingent upon award of funds. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for the overall technical direction of the project and management of project activities, providing direction and support to project team. Provide technical leadership to ensure high quality programming to achieve project results. Serve as Pact's liaison to donors, the government, and partners. Oversee project planning (i.e. development of work plans and operating budget) and reporting (i.e. review and approve periodic budgets and reports). Manage project budget to meet expected results, ensuring cost-effective use of Pact and donor resources. Provide administrative and program support for management of grantees, including identification and administration of sub-grants to local NGOs. Ensure that Pact provides high quality technical assistance to local partners; conduct regular monitoring and mentoring visits to local partners. Ensure that donor and Pact reporting requirements on program impact are met. Oversee project staff in helping partners/ grantees establish reporting and tracking systems to provide key information in an efficient and timely manner. Oversee and monitor quality of organizational capacity development to local organizations, using customized capacity building tools and approaches to ensure measurable impact. Ensure close coordination with other relevant initiatives in country. Represent Pact at conferences, working groups, and meetings to support Pact's thought leadership in civil society strengthening in Nepal and the region. Provide regular written/ oral program progress updates as requested. Perform other duties as assigned. Basic REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of seven years of professional experience managing civil society strengthening programs, including managing grants and contracts to partner organizations in South Asia. Demonstrated ability to work with civil society partners in implementing complex programs. Proven experience managing and implementing civil society programs in countries with limited political space. Master's degree or higher in a relevant field, such as international development, political science, law, or management. Fluency in English. Preferred Qualifications: Experience managing civil society programs in Nepal strongly preferred. Knowledge of the political and social context in Nepal. Experience in capacity development of civil society organizations, including technical, organizational, and financial capacity development. Experience managing bilaterally funded grants and contracts. Experience supporting civil society at various levels to carry out effective policy advocacy initiatives. Experience in overseeing monitoring and evaluation of development projects. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 15-0007. 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.
****************************** *COORDINATOR, WOMEN'S INVESTMENT NETWORK WASHINGTON, DC
PSI has posted an opening for a Coordinator who will focus on supporting PSI's ground-breaking philanthropic and advocacy initiative aimed at catalyzing the next wave of social investors setting out to improve the health and rights of girls and women worldwide. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience. A minimum of 1-2 years' work experience in an office setting, preferably in an administrative role for a complex and fast-paced organization, interacting intensively with internal and external contacts. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; SalesForce, Lawson, WealthX and WealthEngine experience preferred but not required. Experience setting priorities and meeting deadlines while balancing the needs of providing support for senior executives, including calendar management, travel arrangements, and event planning coordination. For more information and to apply visit www.psi.org/jobs.
****************************** *FIELD SECURITY OFFICER DAMASCUS
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is seeking a Field Security Officer (P-3) in Damascus. The Field Security Officer (FSO) is responsible for advising on and operationalizing all aspects of UNRWA security and risk management, crisis readiness and preparedness in the Field. The FSO serves as a principal Advisor and assists the Field Director in the execution of his/her security responsibilities in the Field. The FSO ensures UNRWA's participation in the UN Security Management System and supports UNRWA's compliance with Minimum Operating Residential Security Standards (MORSS) requirements. The FSO also maintains close co-operation with UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS), Agency Funds and Programmes Security Officer(s). REQUIRES: A university degree from an accredited educational institution preferably in political/ social science, international relations, law enforcement and/or business management with a focus on security management. A minimum of six years of progressively responsible experience in security management with the UN Security Management System (UNSMS) or International Organization (IO) Security Management or International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) Security Management and/or experience in police or military, of which 2 years should be at the international level outside one's home country. Progressively responsible practical experience at the field/ country level in moderate to high risk security environments within UNSMS, IO security management, INGO Security Management. Fluency in spoken and written English. TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a completed UN Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF is available in PDF or MS WORD Format and can therefore be down-loaded or printed out. Completed PHF's and CV's can be sent by: email to: unrwa-ahr@unrwa.org or fax to: (+972 8) 677 7694 mail to: Head Recruitment Section, UNRWA/HQ Gaza via UNRWA HQ Amman, PO Box 140157, Amman 11814, Jordan. Closing date: 2/14/15. Vacancy no: 15-FO-SA-03
****************************** *TECHNICAL ADVISOR II, GENDER WASHINGTON, DC
FHI 360 currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Advisor, Gender. Duties: Provide robust technical assistance on gender integration to global health, global education teams, as well as other technical areas such as economic development and civil society, during proposal development, project implementation, and monitoring and evaluation processes. Conduct gender analyses and prepare reports; conduct project level gender strategies. Work closely with gender specialists at project level to build capacity and generally support their work and activities. Serve as a lead technical writer on gender-specific proposals, and/or proposals with large gender components, based within the Gender Department as well as in collaboration with other technical and geographic areas at FHI 360. Provide field-based short-term or long-term technical assistance to projects housed within the Gender Department as well as FHI 360's other technical and geographic areas, including attending meetings with key donors, monitoring project implementation, providing training for staff and beneficiaries, and providing ongoing oversight and guidance during project implementation. Provide guidance at project level on monitoring and evaluation tools for gender. Support organizational gender mainstreaming activities. REQUIRES: Master's Degree or its International Equivalent in Knowledge/ Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/ Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Fields. 8-11 years of technical experience in education, health, behavioral, or social sciences or related field. Knowledge and experience in specific technical area. Informed of current program developments in division/ unit/ technical area. Years of work experience that demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of technical issues. Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities. Experience in specialized technical/medical field of study. Ability to travel at least 30%. TO APPLY: apply online at https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/15244/technical- advisor-ii%2c- gender/job?mobile=false&width=675&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&ja n1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240. Vacancy no: 15244
****************************** *FACILITY SECURITY OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
AMEX International, Inc., a small international development firm located in Washington, DC, seeks a Facility Security Officer (FSO) for its office. This FSO will manage and direct security for Department of Defense classified contracts. Position responsibilities include implementation, management and direction of security for corporation/ facility. FSO duties include the following: Security management and oversight of classified contracts in accordance with National Industrial Security Program and other applicable government directives. Creates, executes and monitors company security policies and procedures to safeguard national security information/ equipment and company/ customer intellectual property. Develops and oversees implementation of procedures relating to building/ office access control, personnel security and incoming and outgoing visitor control and badging. Maintains personnel security clearance records for employees and consultants using Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS). Principal point of contact to Defense Security Services (DSS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation for personnel and facility security matters. Advises senior management of Federal security regulations and procedures. Processes employee security access requests with various government agencies. Assists personnel in initiating background investigation paperwork (including fingerprinting) using Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP) software via JPAS. Conducts Security Education, Training and Awareness Program: indoctrinations, debriefings, annual refresher training, and foreign travel, espionage, cyber security and special assess briefings. Issues courier authorizations. Information systems security certification and accreditation oversight. Works with Contracts and Operations to ensure compliance with contract/ subcontract security requirements. Creates DD 254's when needed. Issues classification guidance to subcontractors. Participates in proposal process, as needed, to evaluate security requirements and our ability to meet them. Prepare and implement operations security (OPSEC) plans. Maintains paperwork for facility clearance and DSS annual assessment, including regular self-inspections. Responds to government surveys. Maintains security documentation and files in accordance with DSS requirements. Conducts investigations, prepares reports and implements corrective actions. Must maintain at least a Secret Level Security Clearance. Must complete FSO Training within 3 months of employment. TO APPLY: send your most current and complete CV or resume, a 1420 form, and a skills summary form to resumes@amexdc.com using FSO in the subject line. Please apply by February 13 or sooner. The forms can be found on the amexdc.com AMEX website.
****************************** *STTA IDP PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT IRAQ
MSI is seeking a Consultant who is responsible for providing training and technical assistance to IDP situation managers from four Iraqi Governors' Offices. This assistance will be a cross-functional mix of strategic planning, participatory planning, and stakeholder outreach all through the lenses of disaster/IDP management. This is a Baghdad-based Short Term Technical Assistance (STTA) assignment of up to 20 working days. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in International Development, Public Administration, Urban Planning, or other relevant field. At least 7 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience in a related professional, technical position. Additional relevant training or professional certifications in emergency management, disaster management, and community development will be viewed favorably. Field experience working with government officials in Iraq or the MENA region overall. Extensive knowledge of the history and context of IDPs and refugees in the MENA region, including on-the-ground approaches adopted by donors and host governments in other cases in the region. Prior experience with donor assistance projects is highly desirable. Excellent communication skills (written and oral presentation) in both Arabic and English are required. Well-versed in all facets of the Microsoft Office suite of software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 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 OFFICER: CENTRAL AND WEST AFRICA WASHINGTON, DC
The Program Officer will work with members of the CEWA team in the management, planning, design, implementation and monitoring of democracy support programs with political parties, civic organizations and legislatures in (Burkina Faso). REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in political science, international relations, law, international development or related subject; graduate degree preferred. A minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience in international development, community organizing, political campaigns, organizational development, legislative affairs, or equivalent experience at NDI. Experience designing and writing project proposals and work plans. Experience in results-oriented program design, strategic planning, and program evaluation techniques preferred.
*PROGRAM ASSISTANT: CENTRAL AND WEST AFRICA WASHINGTON, DC
This position will work with members of the CEWA team in the planning, design, implementation and monitoring of democracy support programs with political parties, civic organizations and legislatures (Burkina Faso). REQUIRES: Demonstrated course work and/or internships (Program Assistant) in international development, community organizing, political campaigns, or legislative affairs. Bachelor's degree required in international relations, political science or a related field; graduate degree preferred. Basic knowledge in program management, monitoring and evaluation. Fluency in English and French (spoken and written) required; ability to produce clear, grammatically correct written translations from English to French and French to English.
****************************** WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION
The World Intellectual Property Organization seeks applicants for the following positions. 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
*SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Senior Legal Officer (P-4) is sought in Geneva. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Head, Policy and Law Section. He/she provides legal advice on complex HR-related matters, including formal conflict resolution and the application and interpretation of the Staff Regulations and Rules, policies and procedures. The incumbent also provides a substantive contribution to the review and development of HR policies and procedures. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law. At least nine years of relevant professional experience in the area of law, including in an intergovernmental organization. Excellent communication skills with the ability to argue clearly and logically in written and oral form. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to respect deadlines. Ability to work with minimum supervision. Closing date: 2/16/15. Vacancy no: WIPO/15/P4/FT008
*DIRECTOR GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
A Director (D-1) is sought in Geneva. Duties: Provide advice on policy issues, manage oversight of, and coordinate with Member States and users on issues relating to: WIPO's Global IP Systems (the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), the Madrid System on Marks, the Hague System on designs, the Lisbon System on appellations of origin, and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center); Global Infrastructure, and Global Issues. Provide expert input to the development and implementation of Organization-wide strategies and policies, and assist the Director General to manage the relevant participation in, and implementation and evaluation of, Organization-wide strategies and policies. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in law, international relations, public administration, or other relevant field. At least 15 years of relevant professional experience including in the areas of international diplomacy, policy formulation and administration at the national and international levels. Experience at a senior advisory level. Closing date: 2/16/15. Vacancy no: WIPO/15/D1/FT007
****************************** *OFFICER BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks an Officer (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent is responsible for assisting the Director, Nuclear Policy in the execution of following, tasks, including in his role as Chairman (or Acting Chairman): Prepare and support NPG Ministerial meetings; Support HLG and HLG Ad Hoc Working Groups; Plan, prepare and chair NPG Staff Group meetings; Support Joint Theatre Surety Management Group (JTSMG) Meetings; Plan, organize and support NATO Nuclear Policy Symposium and Nuclear Consultation Meetings for Permanent Representatives; Plan, prepare and conduct ABLE STAFF Exercise; Support other Nuclear Exercises (STEADFAST NIMBUS); Deliver policy lectures at NATO School Oberammergau, Allied staff courses and similar. REQUIRES: possess a university degree, preferably with a specialization in political science, international affairs or defense policy, or have an equivalent high-level military (e.g. general staff) education; have at least 4 years of experience with Dual Capable Aircraft (DCA) operations; be able to demonstrate in- depth knowledge and have at least 4 years of experience in the field of nuclear deterrence, policy and planning, including nuclear weapon employment aspects. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 2/24/15. Vacancy no: 15008
****************************** *DEPUTY CHIEF, RULE OF LAW UNIT WARSAW
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted an opening for a Deputy Chief, Rule of Law Unit (P-3) in Warsaw. Under the supervision of the Chief, Rule of Law Unit, the successful candidate will provide expert advice with respect to rule of law and human dimension issues and contribute to the development of programmes and policy options, including the development and implementation of rule of law projects. REQUIRES: First level university degree in law. Strong knowledge of public international law, constitutional law and comparative legal systems; knowledge of human rights and democracy-building issues. A minimum of six years of professional work experience in law, rule of law development or public administration, including at least three years of experience specifically in rule of law development in a country in transition to democracy. Managerial experience in multi-cultural environment. Demonstrated experience in designing, planning and implementing project activities; demonstrated experience in project management. Knowledge of the functioning of political institutions and government offices. Political intuition; strong organizational and analytical skills; resourcefulness, initiative and maturity of judgment. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment. Closing date: 2/12/15. Vacancy no: VNODIP00514.
****************************** *HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER GENEVA
The United Nations seeks a Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-4) in Geneva. Duties: Serves as a senior policy officer; advises on overall policy and operational direction on specific issues related to cluster and inter-cluster coordination; and, more specifically provides the Secretariat function for the Global Cluster Coordinators Group. Prepares GCCG meetings, and undertakes a number of global and field-level cluster and inter- cluster related activities, including guidance development and training, designed to enhance the functioning of the cluster system. 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. Minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/ emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area is required; at least four (4) years of that experience must be at the international level. Field experience in emergency situations (e.g. complex emergency, natural disaster etc.) is required. Experience in coordinating global and field-level cluster and inter-cluster related activities is desirable. Relevant experience in the UN common system and OCHA is desirable. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367-0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 3/14/15. Vacancy no: 15-HRA-OCHA-39569-R-GENEVA (X)
****************************** *MANAGER - FIELD OPERATIONS VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-test-ban Treaty Organization seeks a Manager, Field Operations (P-4) in Vienna. Duties: Produce Programme and Budget Performance Reports; Compile work programme for the Division of Administration and develop budget to implement the programme. Responsible for monitoring implementation of programme and budget for the division; Actively support the chief in the development and compilation of Programme and Budget proposals. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in business or public administration, finance, accounting, economics or related field. At least seven years of relevant working experience in the field of budget planning and administration, financial management and/or accounting and financial reporting which should include at least four years in an international setting and at least two years of supervisory experience. Two or more years of experience of working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. When applying, please quote the vacancy announcement number and complete the CTBTO Personal History form. Please visit www.ctbto.org to apply. Closing date: 2/27/15. Vacancy no: VA262-01-2015.
****************************** *TECHNICAL ADVISOR, HEALTH WASHINGTON, DC
Plan International USA is seeking a Technical Advisor, Health who will be responsible for providing technical direction and management/ backstopping responsibility of grant- funded projects from a range of institutional, foundation and multilateral donors. S/he will work with the Washington, DC-based Water, Sanitation and Health Practice Team and field-based staff to oversee/ manage current projects; promoting technical quality in the implementation of projects and building the technical capacity of staff in Plan's field offices. The Technical Advisor will contribute to the technical design of project proposals to institutional, foundation, and corporate donors, publications and technical documents. S/he will participate in related research and documentation efforts and represent Plan at sector meetings and events. The incumbent should have technical experience in health to include reproductive health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, maternal health, service delivery and health systems strengthening programming in a developing country. S/he will engage with Plan's health technical network and contribute to publications and technical documents. This position reports to the Director, Health and is based in Washington, DC. Skills and QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Professional advanced degree required, preferably an MPH or other related technical degree. Minimum five years of experience in in the health priority areas of nutrition, maternal/ child health and health systems strengthening programming in developing countries; minimum 3 years of specialized expertise. Resident field experience is a plus. Demonstrated experience in gender, child and women's issues, and the broad linkages between them and health programming. Significant demonstrated experience writing proposals and knowledge of donor funding procedures specifically USAID. Excellent oral communication and writing skills, interpersonal skills, computer skills and the ability to work in a team setting with people of different backgrounds. Ability to use initiative and independent judgment, identify and resolve problems, and strong negotiation skills. Ability to set priorities and work within deadlines. Ability to travel internationally, up to 35%. French or Spanish language skills preferred. TO APPLY: Closing date is February 20, 2015. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter through our website: www.planusa.org.
****************************** *DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Pact is seeking a Deputy Project Director - seconded from Pact to CRS for 4Children. Please Note: There is a strong preference for applicants who are currently legally authorized to work in the U.S. Job Context: The 4Children (Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children) project is a five-year, global USAID-funded project that provides a central mechanism for bringing together the technical expertise needed to increase the capacity of program implementers and key actors within systems of protection, care and support and enable them to effectively address the unique and multi-faceted needs of children affected by the HIV epidemic. The 4Children project will improve the health and well-being of orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV and other adversities by supporting systems and structures at country and regional levels for promoting evidence-based interventions to protect against risk, interrupt cycles of vulnerability, and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation and contributing to overall improvements in quality of life and productivity in vulnerable children and their families. Job Summary: A growing evidence base demonstrates the important role that families and communities play in the development, safety and wellbeing of children. Through the 4Children project, multiple USAID initiatives will be implemented related to building the evidence base and improving child wellbeing through systems-strengthening with families, communities, and broader social-service structures. In concert with the guidance and oversight of the 4Children Project Director, the Deputy Project Director (DPD) will work as a member of the project's executive team, supervise key staff, prepare written documentation and manage day-to-day programmatic operations in relation to the project's key objectives. The DPD will be responsible for the technical leadership of the 4Children project and manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the 4Children project. The DPD is expected to be experienced in addressing the challenges faced by children affected by HIV or otherwise living in adverse circumstances. The Deputy Project Director's responsibilities include support of the Director in relation to all aspects of the project, as directed. In particular, this position involves day-to-day technical, supervisory and managerial leadership for programmatic activities in relation to the project's three objectives: Objective 1: "Build the Evidence Base": Enhancing the evidence base on child welfare and protection by expanding research and practice on evidence-linked interventions in multiple lower- and middle-income countries, including but not limited to research and practices related to child protection, case-management, family strengthening, and the capacity development of social workers and other child protection workers. Objective 2: "Putting Evidence to Practice" Scaling up evidence- based practices (EBPs) by building the capacity of systems, organizations and individuals for a future with resilient families and thriving children. This involves the assessment, adaptation, development and/or promotion of tools, resources and capacity building opportunities through in-person and technical learning mechanisms, to teach skills, improve knowledge or serve as work aids. Objective 3: "Supporting Quality and Sustainability" Help create a global enabling environment that is supportive of families and child safety, health and wellbeing by: a) leveraging existing expertise and strengthening child welfare and protection systems to prepare regional and local organizations to provide technical assistance (TA); b) potentially evolve into centers of excellence (COEs), c) ensuring that programs employ quality improvement (QI) approaches for service delivery, and d) advocating for protective legislation, policies and regulations. Overall Responsibilities: 1. Coordinate planning of project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to USAID's programmatic and financial rules and regulations, including the timely submission of annual work plans, PMPs, reports and other project deliverables. 2. Oversee the project's technical assistance and capacity building activities through the management of a roster of technical experts and STTAs of partners, ensuring the technical quality, timeliness and efficiency of these activities. 3. Supervise key personnel, consultants and oversee contractual relationships for the project's successful implementation. Maintain adequate staffing by helping to recruit, select, orient and train employees and persons filling temporary assignments; also by maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities. 4. Manage multiple, simultaneous initiatives - both short and long-term - that involve research, practice and knowledge- management. This includes but is not limited to the development and implementation of the 4Children research agenda in conjunction with key technical advisors and consortium members, i.e., to identify research gaps and promising practices. 5. Ensure sound management and deliverables of 4Children field support programs. Accomplish these project results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and assisting fellow employees; and by developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards. 6. Lead piloting of initiatives and scale up of successful pilot projects and ensure that the best practices and lessons learned generated by the project are documented and shared through effective channels globally. Help establish and fulfill strategic goals by gathering pertinent global and country-specific information; e.g. by identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing an appropriate course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes. 7. Create project feedback system to ensure that all staff and partners have different channels to provide feedback on project quality, responsiveness, and progress. Establish and maintain productive working relationships with donor representatives, 4Children consortium members, national level government ministries, USAID missions, United Nations national-level offices, academic institutions, prospective and current Centers of Excellence, and other organizations, technical experts, and senior-level advisors working in the area of family strengthening, child protection, social welfare, social service workforce development, social protection and HIV and AIDS. 8. Under the guidance of the Chief of Party, represent 4Children in workshops, conferences and meetings, ensuring ample representation with key stakeholders in all target countries. 9. Provide regular updates to partners, country program leadership, government, and non-government coordination bodies as requested. Undertake sensitive negotiations, as needed. 10. Deputize the Project Director (PD) in the PD's absence or as needed for quality assurance, project management, budget oversight, supervision and advocacy in relation to the implementation, research, and dissemination of project activities and results. 11. Report on activities as requested by 4Children project management, DCOF and USAID ad write or edit: Terms of reference, statements of work, field reviews, and activity reports; Draft work plans, operational plans, and technical tools, guidance or checklists; Project reports, case studies, literature summaries and peer reviewed articles related to project activities and research findings. Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Excellent management and supervisory skills; Ability to multi-task; Serves with Integrity; Models both leadership and Stewardship; Cultivates Constructive Relationships; Promotes Learning; Excellent communication skills in both writing (English) and orally. Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for supervising subject matter experts hired as consultants. Travel Requirements: 25-30%. Personal Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills in cross-cultural settings; Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment; Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines; Proven managerial and supervisory skills. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or higher in social work, social sciences or a closely related field. At least ten years of work experience in child welfare and protection, including at least three years working in a developing country. Senior-level management and supervisory experience of at least three years. Experience designing, implementing and managing complex, country level initiatives with multiple objectives in child welfare and protection systems, family strengthening and/or social service workforce initiatives in/for developing countries. Knowledge of and experiencing designing, implementing or managing programming that addresses alternative care, violence against children, and strengthening the social service workforce is highly desirable. Familiarity with and experience working positively with DCOF, USAID PEPFAR, United Nations agencies, local government, academic institutions and NGOs and CBOs. Solid knowledge of international child rights instruments and frameworks related to alternative care, social service workforce strengthening and violence against children. Strong oral communication and writing skills and with previous experience writing programming guidance, training manuals, reports and peer- reviewed articles. Strong relationship management and supervisory skills. Ability to travel extensively. Language Requirements: Fluency in written and spoken English; fluency in French preferred. Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with this position. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0150. 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.
****************************** *LEGAL DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR WASHINGTON, DC
FINCA International has posted an opening for a Legal Department Coordinator who will play a critical role coordinating the efforts of the HQ/Global Legal Department while also providing critical legal and administrative support to the GC and the HQ Legal team. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree. 2 years in legal administrative support position preferred. Experience providing administrative support to attorneys/ law firms. Familiarity with legal document processing and requirements. Budget management experience. High degree of tact and diplomacy; sensitivity to cross-cultural issues. For more information and to apply please visit villagebanking.org (click on Careers). Vacancy no: 1848
****************************** *PROJECT ASSISTANT WASHINGTON, DC
International Medical Corps has posted an opening for a Project Assistant who will assist with the set of activities within the BBR project that specifically deals with training activities in Arabic for emerging partners (i.e., the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the League of Arab States) in the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. REQUIRES: Native fluency in Arabic (spoken and written), and proficiency in English; knowledge of French a plus. Bachelor's degree, preferably in international affairs or a related field of study. 1-2 years of professional work experience. Familiarity with humanitarian issues. Proficient in computer applications, especially with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. For more information and to apply please visit our website at www.imcworldwide.org and complete the online employment application form found under the tab "Work with IMC". Vacancy no: 14-905
****************************** *TECHNICAL CONTRACTUAL - QUALITY ASSURANCE WASHINGTON, DC
The Inter-American Development Bank requires a Temporary Contractual to help it achieve its objectives, particularly supporting the investigative team in ensuring accuracy, completeness, and consistency of all documents to be submitted to the Case Officer. REQUIRES: Degree in Law; 5 years of relevant work experience. Areas of Expertise: Investigations, compliance, litigation or other related areas. Languages: Proficient in English and Spanish; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French will be valued. Skills: Excellent analytical and communication skills, impeccable writing skills, excellent attention to detail. Apply online at https://enet.iadb.org/jobs. Vacancy no: 1500000083
****************************** *MULTIPLE POSITIONS PAKISTAN
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Chief of Party, Resident Advisor- Government Debt Planning & Management, and a Resident Advisor- Debt Capital Markets for an anticipated USAID-funded Financial Market Development Activity located in Pakistan. TO APPLY to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. Include your name, along with "15-12A Chief of Party", "15- 12B Resident Advisor- Government Debt Planning & Management" or "15-12C Resident Advisor- Debt Capital Markets" in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.
*CHIEF OF PARTY PAKISTAN
QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or higher qualification in finance, economics, or business. At least 15 years of progressively responsible experience implementing large development programs. Experience overseeing multiple activities involving financial market development specifically related to debt markets, regulatory and policy reform and capacity building. Experience in advocacy for reform with government officials. Demonstrated ability to negotiate with state agencies. Experience in developing countries is required; experience in Pakistan is preferred.
*RESIDENT ADVISOR, GOVERNMENT DEBT PLANNING & MANAGEMENT PAKISTAN
QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or higher qualification in finance, economics, or business. At least 10 years of experience in government debt issuance and government bond market development. Experience carrying out debt policy program design and implementation and making policy recommendations. Demonstrated ability to prepare a comprehensive master plan for a government debt strategy. Experience with international development agencies or international financial institutions in the Asia/ South Asia and Pacific region is preferred, with experience in Pakistan strongly preferred.
*RESIDENT ADVISOR, DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS PAKISTAN
QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or higher qualification in finance, economics, or business. At least 10 years of experience in government debt issuance and government bond market development. Experience strengthening and deepening domestic debt markets. Ability to prepare and implement a comprehensive master plan for building a robust debt capital market. Demonstrated experience strengthening and capacity building of government institutions. Experience building consensus among various stakeholders, including relevant government bodies and private sector stakeholders. Experience with international development agencies or international financial institutions in the Asia/ South Asia and Pacific region is preferred, with experience in Pakistan strongly preferred.
****************************** *PROGRAMME COORDINATION OFFICER NEW YORK
The United Nations seeks a Programme Coordination Officer (P-4) in New York. Duties: Develops, implements and maintains the knowledge management and guidance systems in DPKO and DFS; monitors and analyzes programme development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; ensures follow-up actions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international relations, social sciences, business administration, management, economics or a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, coordination, knowledge management, policy development or related area is required. At least one year of experience with a United Nations peacekeeping or other similar field operation is desirable. Experience in drafting analytical reports and policy briefings is desirable. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 3/13/15. Vacancy no: 15-PGM- DPKO-38798-R-NEW YORK (R)
****************************** *DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Pact is seeking a Deputy Project Director - seconded from Pact to CRS for 4Children. Please Note: There is a strong preference for applicants who are currently legally authorized to work in the U.S. Job Context: The 4Children (Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children) project is a five-year, global USAID-funded project that provides a central mechanism for bringing together the technical expertise needed to increase the capacity of program implementers and key actors within systems of protection, care and support and enable them to effectively address the unique and multi-faceted needs of children affected by the HIV epidemic. The 4Children project will improve the health and well-being of orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV and other adversities by supporting systems and structures at country and regional levels for promoting evidence-based interventions to protect against risk, interrupt cycles of vulnerability, and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation and contributing to overall improvements in quality of life and productivity in vulnerable children and their families. Job Summary: A growing evidence base demonstrates the important role that families and communities play in the development, safety and wellbeing of children. Through the 4Children project, multiple USAID initiatives will be implemented related to building the evidence base and improving child wellbeing through systems-strengthening with families, communities, and broader social-service structures. In concert with the guidance and oversight of the 4Children Project Director, the Deputy Project Director (DPD) will work as a member of the project's executive team, supervise key staff, prepare written documentation and manage day-to-day programmatic operations in relation to the project's key objectives. The DPD will be responsible for the technical leadership of the 4Children project and manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the 4Children project. The DPD is expected to be experienced in addressing the challenges faced by children affected by HIV or otherwise living in adverse circumstances. The Deputy Project Director's responsibilities include support of the Director in relation to all aspects of the project, as directed. In particular, this position involves day-to-day technical, supervisory and managerial leadership for programmatic activities in relation to the project's three objectives: Objective 1: "Build the Evidence Base": Enhancing the evidence base on child welfare and protection by expanding research and practice on evidence-linked interventions in multiple lower- and middle-income countries, including but not limited to research and practices related to child protection, case-management, family strengthening, and the capacity development of social workers and other child protection workers. Objective 2: "Putting Evidence to Practice" Scaling up evidence- based practices (EBPs) by building the capacity of systems, organizations and individuals for a future with resilient families and thriving children. This involves the assessment, adaptation, development and/or promotion of tools, resources and capacity building opportunities through in-person and technical learning mechanisms, to teach skills, improve knowledge or serve as work aids. Objective 3: "Supporting Quality and Sustainability" Help create a global enabling environment that is supportive of families and child safety, health and wellbeing by: a) leveraging existing expertise and strengthening child welfare and protection systems to prepare regional and local organizations to provide technical assistance (TA); b) potentially evolve into centers of excellence (COEs), c) ensuring that programs employ quality improvement (QI) approaches for service delivery, and d) advocating for protective legislation, policies and regulations. Overall Responsibilities: 1. Coordinate planning of project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to USAID's programmatic and financial rules and regulations, including the timely submission of annual work plans, PMPs, reports and other project deliverables. 2. Oversee the project's technical assistance and capacity building activities through the management of a roster of technical experts and STTAs of partners, ensuring the technical quality, timeliness and efficiency of these activities. 3. Supervise key personnel, consultants and oversee contractual relationships for the project's successful implementation. Maintain adequate staffing by helping to recruit, select, orient and train employees and persons filling temporary assignments; also by maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities. 4. Manage multiple, simultaneous initiatives - both short and long-term - that involve research, practice and knowledge- management. This includes but is not limited to the development and implementation of the 4Children research agenda in conjunction with key technical advisors and consortium members, i.e., to identify research gaps and promising practices. 5. Ensure sound management and deliverables of 4Children field support programs. Accomplish these project results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and assisting fellow employees; and by developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards. 6. Lead piloting of initiatives and scale up of successful pilot projects and ensure that the best practices and lessons learned generated by the project are documented and shared through effective channels globally. Help establish and fulfill strategic goals by gathering pertinent global and country-specific information; e.g. by identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing an appropriate course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes. 7. Create project feedback system to ensure that all staff and partners have different channels to provide feedback on project quality, responsiveness, and progress. Establish and maintain productive working relationships with donor representatives, 4Children consortium members, national level government ministries, USAID missions, United Nations national-level offices, academic institutions, prospective and current Centers of Excellence, and other organizations, technical experts, and senior-level advisors working in the area of family strengthening, child protection, social welfare, social service workforce development, social protection and HIV and AIDS. 8. Under the guidance of the Chief of Party, represent 4Children in workshops, conferences and meetings, ensuring ample representation with key stakeholders in all target countries. 9. Provide regular updates to partners, country program leadership, government, and non-government coordination bodies as requested. Undertake sensitive negotiations, as needed. 10. Deputize the Project Director (PD) in the PD's absence or as needed for quality assurance, project management, budget oversight, supervision and advocacy in relation to the implementation, research, and dissemination of project activities and results. 11. Report on activities as requested by 4Children project management, DCOF and USAID ad write or edit: Terms of reference, statements of work, field reviews, and activity reports; Draft work plans, operational plans, and technical tools, guidance or checklists; Project reports, case studies, literature summaries and peer reviewed articles related to project activities and research findings. Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Excellent management and supervisory skills; Ability to multi-task; Serves with Integrity; Models both leadership and Stewardship; Cultivates Constructive Relationships; Promotes Learning; Excellent communication skills in both writing (English) and orally. Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for supervising subject matter experts hired as consultants. Travel Requirements: 25-30%. Personal Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills in cross-cultural settings; Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment; Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines; Proven managerial and supervisory skills. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree or higher in social work, social sciences or a closely related field. At least ten years of work experience in child welfare and protection, including at least three years working in a developing country. Senior-level management and supervisory experience of at least three years. Experience designing, implementing and managing complex, country level initiatives with multiple objectives in child welfare and protection systems, family strengthening and/or social service workforce initiatives in/for developing countries. Knowledge of and experiencing designing, implementing or managing programming that addresses alternative care, violence against children, and strengthening the social service workforce is highly desirable. Familiarity with and experience working positively with DCOF, USAID PEPFAR, United Nations agencies, local government, academic institutions and NGOs and CBOs. Solid knowledge of international child rights instruments and frameworks related to alternative care, social service workforce strengthening and violence against children. Strong oral communication and writing skills and with previous experience writing programming guidance, training manuals, reports and peer- reviewed articles. Strong relationship management and supervisory skills. Ability to travel extensively. Language Requirements: Fluency in written and spoken English; fluency in French preferred. Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with this position. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0150. 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.
****************************** *NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SENIOR OFFICER WASHINGTON, DC
Pact is seeking a Natural Resource Management Senior Officer. Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Advancement team contributes to realizing this purpose by: Feeding, integrating and replicating Pact's technical expertise across the organization; Setting standards for quality programming; Representing and marketing Pact's technical competencies externally; Supporting new business development and program design; Planning and overseeing the implementation of core competency capacity building investments in Pact's global program teams; Contributing to the organization's ability to think and act strategically at all times; Working collaboratively on cross-cutting technical issues. Position Purpose: Reporting to the Director of Governance, the Natural Resource Management Senior Officer is responsible for integrating key environmental priorities into Pact's programming. Pact's approach to NRM lies at the intersection between developing good local governance systems and creating sustainable livelihood alternatives. Pact's focus areas within NRM are environmental governance, climate change adaptation, land use planning, land rights and tenure, community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and capacity development of local, regional, and national environmental actors. Key Responsibilities: Lead the technical excellence of Pact in natural resource management and environmental governance, including developing an integrated approach. Provide intellectual leadership to Pact by staying abreast of trends and research findings and disseminating them to country offices and relevant communities of practice. Play a representational role for Pact in relevant forums and working with field offices to increase their representation in global, regional, and local events. Provide technical assistance to field offices so that they better understand and are better able to meet industry standards and expectations of donors. Document and disseminate best practices internally. Play a key role in defining new business development by leading the technical design on related projects, ensuring that all relevant proposals are technically sound and capitalize upon Pact's worldwide knowledge base. Network with donors to gather intelligence on up-coming funding opportunities. Help organize and lead a robust internal community of practice that ensures continuous learning across field offices as well as across all levels of Pact. Providing operational and administrative support to projects as needed; coordinating timely and comprehensive responses to country teams' requests and needs. Maintaining good knowledge of project issues, operations, and working environment. Traveling to country offices to provide support as needed. Other related tasks. Basic REQUIREMENTS: Documented success in fund raising; Experience in land use planning in Africa and/or SE Asia; Experience on climate change issues, including climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and sustainable alternative livelihoods creation; Relevant experience in environmental governance programming; Experience using approaches for analyzing and strengthening systems of development actors; Familiarity with USAID, DFID, EU and other bi and multilateral donors. Ability to travel internationally. Willingness to travel up to 40% of the year. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in environmental science, land use planning, environmental governance, sustainable management, or other relevant subject area, and at least 6 years of relevant experience. Experience in the area of institutional capacity-building in the environmental sector. Project management experience in Africa or SE Asia. Documented thought leadership within the development sector; publication of relevant journal articles or technical reports. A working knowledge of the mining sector, its environmental impacts, and rehabilitation practices. Fluent English and proficiency in at least one other language. TO APPLY for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Requisition Number 14-0167. 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.
****************************** *GENDER AND CONSTITUTIONAL EXPERT HOME-BASED
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Gender and Constitutional Expert. Working in close consultation with the Constitutional and Access to Justice Advisor of UN Women, the consultant will be responsible for producing four fact sheets that present the qualitative and quantitative dimensions of constitutional provisions on four clusters of criteria. Not exceeding two pages, each fact sheet will be supported by appropriate info graphics where needed and will be presented in a manner that would be easily accessible and understandable among a range of users - academics, policy makers and practitioners. REQUIRES: Master's level degree in Law, political science or international development. At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in research and constitutional analysis in the relevant area of work. Ability to develop creative ideas and to present complex concepts and data. Sound knowledge of international standards on human rights, women's rights and related instruments. Experience with UN Intergovernmental processes including those related to women's empowerment, gender mainstreaming and gender equality. Experience of working with multi-stakeholder organizations is essential: governments, CSOs, and the UN/ multilateral/ bilateral institutions. Please apply online at http://jobs.undp.org/. Closing date: 2/26/15.
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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.
*DIRECTOR, AFRICA I DIVISION NEW YORK, NY
A Director, Africa I Division (D-2) is sought in New York. Duties: Directs, guides, supervises and coordinates the work of the Division, delegates appropriate responsibility and decision-making authority. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international relations, international law, social sciences or related area. Over fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in international political affairs or related area, preferably in an international organization, is required. Five years of field experience in Africa, particularly in a sub-region under the Division is required. Managerial experience at the senior level is required. Experience in mediation of conflicts is required. Closing date: 3/3/15. Vacancy no: 15- POL-DPA-39710-D-NEW YORK (R)
*PROGRAMME PLANNING OFFICER NEW YORK
A Programme Planning Officer (P-4) is sought in New York. The Programme Officer will develop, monitor, and analyze support requirements for coordinated support to field missions in the initial start-up, crisis, transition, and downsizing phases of a Mission. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, public administration, engineering, law, programme management related to field support in peace operations, or a related field is required. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or a related area is required. Experience, in the provision of support operations or in an area associated with peace operations is desired. Experience in analytical and situational awareness functions in complex environments is desirable. Closing date: 2/28/15. Vacancy no: 14-MPA-DFS-38629-R-NEW YORK (X)
*LEGAL OFFICER NEW YORK
A Legal Officer (P-3) is sought in New York. Duties: Prepares or assists with the preparation of international law seminars and symposia, lectures on various legal issues at such events. Handles a range of issues related to international law, including the interpretation and application of constitutive, legislative and other instruments governing United Nations activities and operations, in consultation with senior Legal Officers. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in law is required. Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international law is desirable. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in law, including legal analysis, research and writing is required. Experience in public international law at the national or international level is required. Experience in drafting international law background papers with emphasis on the progressive development of international law and its codification is required. Closing date: 2/28/15. Vacancy no: 14-LEG-OLA-39074-R-NEW YORK (R)
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