Oct 17, 2017

Philippines: Consultant: Technical Expert for the preparation of a brief on behalf of UNICEF highlighting the impact of climate change on the children in the Philippines

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 21 Oct 2017

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Major Tasks

  • Prepare a detailed outline and structure for brief that sets out the brief’s objectives, table of contents and section headings.
  • Prepare a draft brief for consultation and validation.
  • Prepare a factually correct and informed brief with an accompanying summary for advocacy and key programmatic responses.


  • An outline and structure of the brief. The main points of the brief should be clearly evident in the table of contents and section headings
  • A brief that is no more than 30 pages in length, succinct, well written and carefully proof read
  • A two page summary of key highlights and recommendations from the brief.

Qualifications and Competencies of Successful Consultant

  • Advanced degree (Master’s or higher) in Law
  • Bachelor’s degree related to environmental science, natural science or climate change.
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in one or a combination of Law, Environmental/Natural Science, Climate Science, Human Rights and/or Child Rights.
  • Familiarity with the Philippine context and the impacts of environment and climate change in the country, as well as the institutional set up for climate change action and policy.
  • Have a strong human rights background and knowledge of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Previous experience of working with national human rights institutions an asset.
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in local language an asset.


Qualified candidates are requested to complete an online candidate profile in http://ift.tt/1lY2I6v by21 October 2017. Only applications sent through the e-recruitment portal under Job Number: 508031 will be considered.

All candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, and the duly filled P 11 form which can be downloaded from our website at http://ift.tt/NeSsE3 indicating three (3) previous supervisors. Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate to undertake the terms of reference above. Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

Only shortlisted consultants will be contacted.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://ift.tt/2zeZqVc

Senegal: Editor/Writer (Consultancy) - Planning and Monitoring Evaluation Unit - WCARO

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Senegal
Closing date: 26 Oct 2017

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Purpose of the Assignment

The overall objective of this consultancy is to establish a standby arrangement with at least 2 English and 2 French writers and editors to be available at short notice to assist with the writing and copy editing of documents in English or in French – with a focus on improving overall structure, clarity and style that conforms to the UNICEF Style Book.

The contract will specifically include the following services:

  • Copy editing and copy writing of technical documents;
  • Writing of documents based on reports, studies and notes provided by UNICEF
  • Proof-read, write and edit original copy and content on UNICEF-related activities and programme, such as:
  • Reports and publications, such as annual corporate reports, brochures, meetings reports etc.
  • Key messages and briefs on programme issues.

Assignment Tasks / Expected Deliverables

Description of assignment: Editing or develop, formatting and finalisation documents for review and final clearance by the supervisor of the consultancy. This includes compliance with the UNICEF style and branding guidelines, grammatical accuracy, factual accuracy and coherence.

The deliverables for each assignment and scope will be discussed, clarified and agreed in writing before the onset of each assignment.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate


  • University degree in communication studies, journalism, social sciences or a related arts and humanities field;
  • Additional training in proofreading and editorial writing an asset.

Years of relevant experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of proven experience (both at national and international levels) in writing and editing reports and other communication materials in English or French ;
  • Good interpersonal skills, including initiative, flexibility and patience
  • Organizational and coordination skills;
  • Computer proficiency including Internet and Microsoft office;
  • Ability to work independently and to meet tight deadlines to deliver products on time;
  • Fluency in English (oral and written) or French (oral and written), preferably both
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the international development environment and related reporting styles and requirements)
  • Significant experience in writing, editing and proof-reading original content for a wide range of formats and media.
  • Significant experience with social and development issues relevant to UNICEF’s work.
  • Ability to deliver timely and high quality products under tight deadlines.

Competencies of Successful Candidate

To view our competency framework, please click here.

Consultants interested in the above assignment should submit application, accompanied by profile, expression of interest and a cover letter.

In additional to application and Curriculum Vitae (CV), interested applicants are required to submit two samples of previous work that remonstrated ability to edit/write.

Please indicate your proposed professional fee at daily rate in US Dollars.

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://ift.tt/2zuhyet

Jordan: Programme Officer, Social Protection, NO-A (Temporary Appointment - 364 days), Open to Jordanian Nationals Only

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

Purpose for the job:

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist Social Protection, the Cash Transfer Officer will work in the Social protection team and be responsible for coordination and accountability, knowledge management and administrative management of the programme.

How can you make a difference?

Coordination and Accountability

  • Coordinate Hajati field activities: Programmatic visits, data quality assurance measures and all accountability related tasks.
  • Work in concert with UNICEF sections (i.e.: Child Protection, Education, Youth) to develop and update Hajati and Makani programme tools
  • Contribute in developing and implementing an Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) framework applicable to both Hajati and Makani programme
  • Ensure constant flow of data and information related to complaints and feedback to the Bayanati team
  • In partnership with the Bayanati team develop a Bayanati module for tracking complaints responses and corrective measures for the Hajati programme

Knowledge Management

  • Support in data collection supervision for sound data quality assurance for targeting, baseline and monitoring data collections
  • Conduct regular operational reviews to identify areas of poor performance, and identify solutions
  • Support in data analysis to update programme tools such as the Minimum Expenditure Basket, particularly concerning the child specific needs
  • Develop information products such as GIS maps and visual data analysis
  • Contribute in writing donor reports, policy briefs and other relevant documents as required by the supervisor.


  • Ensure overall administrative management of implementing partners contracts and maintain the shared section archive with the produced documentation
  • Manage the beneficiary list coming from bayanati and make sure it is shared with the bank after internal UNICEF due diligence
  • Maintain a fruitful relationship with the bank
  • Ensure that monthly payments are delivered by the bank in a timely manner
  • Provide required troubleshot support to beneficiaries to access their payments.
  • Ensure full implementation of UNICEF monthly cash transfer payment process as per the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Represent UNICEF in relevant technical coordination meetings
  • Provide guidance and supervision to two field assistants

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education: University degree in Social Sciences, Political Science, Statistics or related field,

Experience: One year ofprofessional work experience in cash transfer programming, social protection and/or social policy, monitoring and evaluation, programme management is required.Proven experience indeveloping country contextwith humanitarian organization is an asset.

Proficiency inworking with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, knowledge of technical software such as SPSS/STATA, ArcGIS or QGIS,Open Data Kit (ODK) and Kobo is an asset.

Experience in data collection and data quality assurance is strong asset. Good experience of Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) and/or Core Humanitarian Standards frameworks is an asset.

Language requirement: Fluency in English and Arabic required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://ift.tt/2kT2Ieg

Malawi: Malawi- Country Director

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Acción contra el Hambre España
Country: Malawi
Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Action against Hunger is an international non-governmental, private, apolitical, non-religious and non-profit organization created in 1979. Its goal is to combat hunger and dangerous situations that threaten men, women and children. Currently 500 expats and more than 5,000 employees are working for Action against Hunger in more than forty-six countries working in projects concerning four areas of focus: nutrition, health, food security and water and sanitation.

The Action against Hunger network is looking for a SharePoint Technical Manager, for our offices in Madrid.


The general objective for this position is to provide full oversight, management of departments, and strategic leadership for the Action Against Hunger in Malawi. This is linked closely with representation, negotiation, and partnership building, with a primary focus on identifying and consolidating programming to fill the gaps in the sectors of intervention where Action Against Hunger can have the most positive impact for vulnerable communities in Malawi. The mission relies on the Country Director as the focal point for all endpoint decision making, for legal representation, and for negotiation and cooperation with government, donor, and other stakeholders.


  • Objective 1: Strategy and Project Cycle Management

    Designs, in coordination with his/her team, Desk Officer and HQ, ACF’s strategy of intervention in the country in line with ACF International Strategy. ACF’s Spain general strategy and the legal framework of the organization.

Monitors the political, socio-economic and humanitarian context and informs about it through specific minutes and/or ad hoc reports as appropriate

  • Objective 2: Mission Management: Logistics, HR, and Finance, Team Management and Leadership

    Oversees the Logistics and Administrative departments who has overall responsibility for the mission’s financial, administrative and logistics tasks.

The CD is responsible to ensure that ACF’s financial control and risk management procedures are being used and respected.
Coordinates and follows up on activity planning of all the mission’s Coordination Team members

Defines together with HQ and his/her team the organization chart of ACF Malawi mission

  • Objective 3: Security Management
    Together with the Log Department, assesses on a daily basis the security situation through active information gathering and monitoring

  • Objective 4: External Relations

    Develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders, such as donors, authorities, international and local organizations, counterparts, beneficiaries, the press and other external actors related to ACF activities

  • Objective 5: Government Representation and Compliance
    Oversee and ensure the compliance of all internal processes for accountability and transparency to donors, stakeholders, and the government.


  • University Degree in international relations, humanitarian development, social sciences, or other related field. Postgraduate degree in International Cooperation/Development (desirable)
  • Knowledge of ACF sectors of work (Nutrition, Food Security, Agriculture, WASH, or DRR)
  • Minimum 5 years progressively in INGO management/coordination (Country Director level)
  • Experience within ACF International network (mandatory)
  • Familiarity with the social, cultural, political and economic context of Malawi/Southern Africa (desirable)
  • Broad knowledge of humanitarian and development issues
  • Knowledge of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning processes
  • Experience of working in a highly competitive environment
  • Tertiary knowledge of Action Against Hunger technical sectors and programming (desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience with Kit Log, SAGA, Gespra, No Hunger Forum, and other internal tools (desirable)
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
  • Adaptability to and tolerance of stressful conditions and ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Languages: English (Mandatory) Spanish, French, Local languages (chechewe) considered added value
  • IT and specific systems: Full working knowledge of all Microsoft office applications (experience with Office 365 a plus)
  • Position requires visits to offices in Blantyre, Chikwawa, and other locations as the mission expands. International mobility mandatory for regional meetings and HQ meetings


We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

· Formal work contract: 12 months

· Base: Lilongwe.

· Salary: from 35.015,03 € to 43.415,03 € gross per year according to candidate’s previous experience (according to standard list of Action Against Hunger - Spain). Action Against Hunger - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.

· Action Against Hunger - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.

· Up to 20% additional remuneration depending on the position’s context and responsibilities (according the grading scale set by Action Against Hunger)

· House and maintenance covered by the organization (including per diem): package estimated according to the destination.

· Travel costs to and from the mission.

· 25 working days of paid leave per year.

· Break: additional rest period, including travel cost to a reference area and economic help of 215€.

· Health, repatriation, travel and life insurance covered by the organization.

· Extra per month and per child (Under 18 years old): from 100€ to 225€ monthly (according to standard list of Action against Hunger - Spain).

How to apply:

We will only consider the candidacies received by our online service. Please click in the following link to accede to the service:


Note. - Given the urgency of this position, the vacancy may close before the deadline. For more information about this position, visit our Website http://ift.tt/tOqrta in case of not find it published here means that the selection process has been closed.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Data Management and List Building Officer

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Amnesty International
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Data Management and List Building Officer


We offer an opportunity to join our Global Fundraising and Engagement (GFE) department, which is part of our International Secretariat (IS) and is responsible for delivering our global growth objectives in the area of fundraising and mass engagement.

We are looking for a data officer responsible for data management and list building to join our Supporter Engagement (SE) team inside GFE, which is focused on international membership growth as well as building digital and engagement analytics capacity across Amnesty country and regional offices around the world.


  • Formulate and implement techniques for quality data collection and integration
  • Support the acquisition and supporter relationship teams with automated, fast and consistent list building and list management across data sources and systems silos
  • Support the analyst team with production of consistent, sanitized integrated data streams from multiple sources and channels


This role is for an initial 6-month term, with the possibility of extension.


An experienced data engineer and list manager, you will be comfortable manipulating a wide range of data formats, including csv, xml, json, etc. Preferably, you will be familiar with the format and specifications of various API-s exposed by Google Analytics as well as various Facebook API-s (Graph, Ad Insights, Live, etc.).

You'll understand the challenges of priority setting and resource allocation in complex global organizations, and will rely on excellent analytical and communication skills to capture and present the business intelligence senior leaders will rely on to make tough decisions.


  • Education - Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related experience required
  • Experience - Demonstrable experience building integrated multi-sourced data pipelines. Experience in list building as part of direct marketing teams is a plus. Understanding of direct marketing and fundraising principles is a plus.
  • Technical Skills - All of the following should be familiar to you and you should be comfortable using them - Javascript, JSON, XML, csv, any data integration suites
  • Teamwork - Ability to working closely with business teams to ensure data solutions are aligned with business needs and are of high quality
  • Communication - Ability to communicate in non-technical terms key analytic insights and key operational issues


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

  • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
  • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the wonderful work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

For further information on our benefits, please visit http://ift.tt/2fZx8Ya


If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click 'Apply for this Role' below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work.)

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://ift.tt/2xL618R

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Head of Mission – DRC programmes

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Geneva Call
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Appel de Genève/ Geneva Call is a neutral and impartial humanitarian non-governmental organization that engages with armed non-State actors (ANSAs) to promote their respect for international humanitarian norms in armed conflicts and other situations of armed violence, in particular regarding the protection of civilians. Geneva Call is registered as a Foundation under Swiss law. It carried out programs in 17 countries in 2017.


Under the supervision of the Head of Africa region, and in close cooperation with the operations coordinator, the post holder is responsible for the implementation of Geneva Call projects ensuring appropriate human and financial resources and adequate structure in DRC. The duty place is in Goma with trips to the field and to Kinshasa. Her/ His main responsibilities are:

  • Design a country strategy based on needs analysis;
  • Plan, manage, follow-up and develop projects, in full respect of donors guidelines and GC internal Rules and Regulations;
  • Participate to the fundraising, liaising with donors represented at field level;
  • Ensure the general management and supervision of structure, goods and staff;
  • Ensure the GC team operates with clear security guidelines and procedures;
  • Ensure the acceptance of Geneva Call among stakeholders in the territory covered by the office;
  • Represent the organization.



  • Analyse the global humanitarian situation (needs, coverage, gaps…) in the concerned country, focusing on the protection issues faced by the civilian population;
  • Design a country strategy proposal along with a work plan.**Program Implementation**

  • Design and implement with his team, relevant Geneva Call’s projects according to Geneva Call’s strategy and operational procedures;

  • Ensure timely delivery of appropriate reporting;

  • Monitor the implementation of programme’s activities to ensure that outputs, outcomes and expected results are achieved, the budget is respected, and donor requirements are fulfilled.

  • Prepare, coordinate and participate to field missions.**Fundraising and donors**

  • Represents Geneva Call;

  • Identify context-based fundraising opportunities;

  • Ensure fundraising at field level (proposal drafting, submission);

  • Liaise with donors during projects implementations;

  • Ensure timely delivery of appropriate reporting towards donors.

  • Monitors donors Rules and Regulations evolution. Security

  • Monitor the security situation vis-à-vis projects and mitigates risks as necessary;

  • Design security rules and procedures for his/her region in line with Geneva Call global security framework;

  • Establish security rules and procedures when they are approved by HQ;

  • Prepare, coordinate and participate to field missions.
    Contacts and networking

  • Actively contribute to the external representation of Geneva Call to key interlocutors (political authorities; military and security forces; civil and community leaders) through representation / participation in meetings, active networking;

  • Participate with his team to the humanitarian coordination forums (protection clusters, Head of Missions forum…);

Internal Communication/Reporting

  • Manage safe-keeping of information and knowledge, including filing, for the projects;

  • Manage the flow of information for the projects, both internally and externally, ensuring the proper formats, procedures and mechanisms are followed; HR/ Administration/ Logistics HR/Administration/Logistics

  • Manage a field structure of 5 to 7 people in Goma according to Geneva Call operational strategy and with the support of relevant departments;

  • Ensure the means and goods are used, following Geneva Call Rules and Regulations;

  • Contribute to the identification of staffing needs, assist in recruitment and selection processes (including coaching and evaluating) of field staff.

Main Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of relevant field experience in a humanitarian organization working in conflict areas.
  • Experience in developing and managing field structures; a prior experience as Head of mission is an asset;
  • Experience in managing security in volatile environments;
  • Advanced degree in international relations or International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law, political science or a related experience;
  • Strong ability to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and skills with experience of negotiation with weapon bearers and other stakeholders. Demonstrable experience of engaging with ANSAs would be an asset;
  • Ability to work under pressure and in conflict-affected settings, and to handle numerous tasks simultaneously;
  • Willingness to work independently and with minimum supervision, and as a part of a multicultural team;
  • Strong organizational and reporting skills;
  • Excellent command of English and French. Swahili and other local languages is a strong asset ;
  • Demonstrable computer literacy, including the MS package;

Conflict of Interest

Any candidate affiliated to or openly supporting one or more interest groups contrary to the principles and values of the Foundation, or whose previous activity could cause difficulties for the safety of women and men co-workers at Geneva Call will be excluded from this selection process.


  • Full time position, 100 %
  • Fixed-term contract (Mission-based contract 2 years with a possible extension of 1 year)
  • The position is based Goma, DRC with regular field missions and travels to Kinshasa and other countries as required).
  • Preferred starting date: As soon as Possible.
  • Compensation package according to the position.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearance.

How to apply:

Online applications (letter of intent and CV in PDF format), ref.: “HoM-DRC” must be sent by 31 October at the latest to: hr-vacancies@genevacall.org. Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process. Your application will be treated confidentially.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Chief Operating Officer

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Conciliation Resources
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 06 Nov 2017
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Location: London-based able to travel internationally if required.
  • Salary: From £62,771.01 plus 9% employer pension contribution
  • 25 days annual leave + 3 Christmas office closure days + UK public holidays
  • Closing date: 9am UK Time 6 November 2017
  • Interviews: W/C 20 November 2017

We are seeking a motivated, inspiring and dedicated Chief Operating Officer to be based in Conciliation Resources’ London office to work with our Organisational Support Team leads, currently comprising of:

  • Finance
  • Fundraising
  • HR and Operations
  • IT
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for shaping, implementing and strengthening Conciliation Resources’ financial strategy and resource management, regulatory compliance and organisational processes. The Chief Operating Officer is a member of the Executive Management Team leading and managing organisational support teams, ensuring they have well developed strategies and work plans that deliver impact and support learning.

The ideal candidate would demonstrate:

  • Experience of managing financial systems, overseeing team members in working to budget, and successfully managing an annual departmental budget

  • Extensive management and leadership experience, including working with a Board of Trustees, with skilled and knowledgeable peers in a non-governmental organisation or other relevant sector.

  • Considerable experience of working across the organisational support team portfolio and supporting and developing colleagues that lead their respective areas of work.

  • Comprehensive experience in finding practical responses to operational challenges and supporting others to do the same.

The Chief Operating Officer is an integral role in Conciliation Resources’ organisational leadership, contributing to our development as a dynamic, innovative and reflective organisation.

How to apply:

For full details please visit our website: http://www.c-r.org/jobs

Austria: Monitoring and Evaluation Policy Advisor/ Project Manager

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: International Centre for Migration Policy Development
Country: Austria
Closing date: 01 Nov 2017

Vacancy Announcement VA17P105V01

Monitoring & Evaluation Policy Advisor/ Project Manager

Posting date: 17 October 2017

Deadline for applications: 1 November 2017

Duty station: Vienna, Austria

Start date: 1 January 2018 or sooner

Contract duration: 2 years, with the possibility of extension

Eligible nationalities: All

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), an international organisation with its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, is looking for qualified candidates to fill the above-mentioned position.

The Policy Advisor/Project Manager has experience of working in a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) role in an international development cooperation setting and knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines and tools for M&E, especially impact evaluation. S/he advises on and practically applies this knowledge to migration, migration governance and other related public policy contexts, and engages with a wide range of actors to develop and promote effective strategies and approaches. S/he keeps abreast with trends and issues in his/her field of work, with specific focus on migration and development indicators at the level of the EU and the UN. S/he builds and maintains networks and partnerships in the field of work, participates in policy discussions, and supports internal knowledge management and lessons learnt on M&E methods across ICMPD’s activities.

The Policy Advisor/Project Manager will also fill the function of project manager; s/he will be responsible for managing a 3 year project to support the operationalisation of the M&E framework for the North Africa Window of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. S/he will lead and coordinate the work a team of project staff and consultants to together deliver support services and training on M&E. S/he will ensure that all project activities, outputs and recommendations are of high quality, delivered according to plans and available resources, as far as possible exceed the expectations of the donor and project stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Policy Advisor/Project Manager will form part of the Policy Team in the Directorate for Policy, Research and Strategy and report to the Head of Unit. S/he will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Manage the delivery of day-to-day project activities independently, including the effective delegation of tasks within the project team.
  • Organise and coordinate the organisation of project activities, and ensure that inputs, content and outputs are produced timely, according to work plan and ICMPD’s quality standards. Track and monitor implementation and take corrective action as required.
  • Closely coordinate implementation of all aspects of the project with the donor. Establish, maintain and facilitate cooperation with project stakeholders to ensure that the scope and direction remain relevant for achievement of the intended results.
  • Manage the project budget according to approved project documentation and work plan, in line with ICMPD’s rules and procedures as well as the contract. Monitor and analyse budget execution, and prepare budget revisions as needed.
  • Plan and coordinate project communication activities and materials, and ensure that reporting on project progress and results is timely, of high quality and carried out in accordance with donor agreements.
  • Lead and supervise the project team consisting of ICMPD staff, long-term and short-term experts ensuring that the team works according to the project work plan and produces timely and qualitative outputs.
  • Ensure that the project contributes to ICMPD’s knowledge base: share information and disseminate results and lessons learnt. Prepare materials, contribute to internal discussions and draft inputs for blogs, social media and websites.
  • Study M&E and migration policy issues and areas of strategic interest for ICMPD, in particular for the project. Analyse and makes sense of issues and draw analytical conclusions. Work collaboratively and actively communicate ideas, concepts and approaches, and stimulate internal exchange and discussion on M&E.
  • Monitor public and expert-level discussions on M&E in relation to ICMPD’s work, in particular in the EU and UN. Interpret changes in policies, strategies and approaches, and identify and analyses emerging issues. Keep track of outcomes of major events and conferences in the field of work.
  • Formulate M&E policy advice and inputs to migration policy processes and migration governance initiatives, including through written materials.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other international organisations, government agencies, NGOs, academia and expert networks on M&E issues. Exchange and share information with external stakeholders on ICMPD’s M&E-related activities and findings though various means and forms of communication and events.
  • Translate lessons learnt into the formulation of new projects. Identify and develop ideas for new M&E projects.
  • Support the development of overall ICMPD strategies by providing M&E advice and preparing inputs to strategy documents. Contribute to formulation of ICMPD’s organisational goals, partnerships and communications strategies.
  • Participate in and provide inputs to assessment and evaluations.

Essential Qualifications


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s level) in the social sciences or similar fields.
  • Training in monitoring and evaluation methods.


  • At least 5 years of experience in developing and/or implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks in the context of international development, as well as minimum 3 years of project or programme management responsibilities.
  • Experience of working in or with an international organisation and knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines and tools for monitoring and evaluation, especially impact evaluation.
  • Experience of working in an M&E role related to migration is of particular relevance.
  • Experience in data collection methodologies and analysing quantitative and/or qualitative data.
  • Experience in the management of networked project teams and experts.
  • Previous work experience in or with North Africa (or the Middle East) is desirable.
  • Experience in knowledge management or communication is an asset.

Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Technical knowledge and expertise in M&E methods and approaches, in particular in the context of international development cooperation.
  • Excellent project cycle management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy; proficiency in data management systems is an asset.
  • Knowledge of development processes and planning, as well as migration dynamics, in particular in the North African context.
  • Excellent oral and written command of English is required, as well as working knowledge of French. Working knowledge of Arabic is an asset.
  • Good organisational skills including managing conflicting priorities and working with tight deadlines. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Diplomacy, tact and negotiation skills, coupled with a drive to achieve results.
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues from different cultural and professional backgrounds. Well-developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible and sensitive in demanding situations.

ICMPD Core Values

  • Commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.


ICMPD offers an attractive remuneration package, and participation in the ICMPD Provident Fund and Health Insurance Scheme. Additional benefits include six weeks’ annual leave and, where applicable, a dependency rate.

How to apply:

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application in English through the ICMPD online recruitment system at http://ift.tt/28Zx2fD by midnight (CET) of the closing date specified above. For this purpose, candidates will first need to register with the ICMPD website. Once the relevant data has been entered, candidates will be able to apply for vacancies.

Please note that in the course of the online application, the motivation letter and personal CV must be uploaded in the EuropeAid format in English. The CV template is available for download at http://ift.tt/29hTpve. In your cover letter you are expected to detail your motivation to apply for this post and indicate with examples how you meet the requirements listed in this vacancy announcement.

All applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in this vacancy announcement. Applications received after the published deadline, and offline applications submitted via email, fax or post, will not be considered.

Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Tests and interviews will tentatively be held weeks 47 and 48.


For enquiries and/or technical support, please contact ICMPD at recruitment@icmpd.org.

General Information

ICMPD retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer a contract with a modified job description or for a different duration, or to offer a contract at a lower grade.

Frequent travel to medium and/or high risk areas may be required for the execution of the duties of this position.

ICMPD is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity.

France: France : Stagiaire Audit interne – Paris

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: ACTED
Country: France
Closing date: 17 Nov 2017

Département : Audit

Contrat : Stage

Pays : France

Durée 6 mois

Ville : Paris

Date de démarrage : 01/09/2017

Présentation d'ACTED

Depuis 1993, l’association de solidarité internationale ACTED répond aux besoins humanitaires des populations dans les situations de crise et au respect de leur dignité, tout en favorisant et mettant en œuvre des opportunités pour un développement durable, en investissant dans les potentiels de l’Homme.

ACTED s’engage à répondre aux urgences et à développer la résilience face aux situations de crise, à co-construire une gouvernance effective, et à promouvoir une croissance inclusive et durable.

Nous œuvrons sur le dernier kilomètre de l’action humanitaire. Notre mission est de sauver des vies et de répondre aux besoins essentiels des populations dans les zones les plus difficiles d’accès. ACTED développe et met en œuvre des programmes à destination des populations les plus vulnérables qui souffrent de violences, des conflits, de catastrophes naturelles ou d’une situation de pauvreté endémique. L’approche d’ACTED dépasse la réponse d’urgence, avec un engagement dans le développement durable et l’accès des communautés aux moyens de subsistance.

ACTED met en œuvre plus de 490 projets par an auprès de 11 millions de bénéficiaires dans 35 pays, pour un budget de 190 millions d’euros en 2015. Nos équipes sont composées de 300 employés internationaux et 4300 staff nationaux.

Description du pays

Le siège d’ACTED s’est installé à Paris en 2000 dans le but de coordonner les interventions de l’organisation à l’échelle mondiale.

Le siège fait aussi office de point de convergence pour la Direction d’ACTED, à savoir la Directrice Générale, le Directeur du Développement et les quinze membres du Conseil d’Administration.

Description du poste


Suivi des mécanismes de contrôle interne

  • Accompagner la mise en place effective des systèmes, règles et procédures, dans une approche qualité mais aussi dans une perspective d’audit bailleur externe;
  • Rassembler, compiler et analyser les informations financières, logistiques et administratives ;
  • Participation à l’analyse des risques, au suivi et à la mise en œuvre des recommandations formulées et agrées.
  • Suivi de l’audit interne

Participer au développement de la méthodologie d’audit interne pour ACTED ;

  • Suivi de l’audit externe

Assurer la préparation des audits externes et assister les auditeurs

  • Suivi des procédures

Participer au renforcement des systèmes, règles et procédures de contrôle interne, en s’appuyant sur les procédures internes existantes et sur les règles et lois applicables définies par les bailleurs de fonds institutionnels ;

  • Reporting interne

En lien avec le Responsable Audit, améliorer et suivre les mécanismes de reporting et de suivi des systèmes de contrôle interne ;

  • Suivi du département

Participation à l’animation du réseau des contrôleurs interne pays

  • Suivi des plans d’action établis par les Auditeurs régionaux et/ou le Responsable Audit pendant leurs missions terrain


  • Esprit de synthèse et goût prononcé pour les chiffres et l’analyse.
  • Ouverture, motivation et attitude positive.
  • Approche rigoureuse et méticuleuse du travail.
  • Capacités de formalisation et d’écriture.
  • Sens de l’analyse et capacité à proposer des solutions aux problèmes rencontrés.
  • Faire preuve de flexibilité, de dynamisme, d’autonomie.
  • Bon relationnel et force de proposition.
  • Intérêt pour les programmes d’aide d’urgence et de développement internationaux.
  • Formation : Ecole de commerce, Cursus universitaire Finance / Contrôle de Gestion / Statistiques, Audit, Sciences Po, MBA
  • Niveau d'études requis : BAC+3/5
  • Excellent niveau en anglais, écrit et parlé (contacts quotidiens avec les équipes locales)
  • Connaissance des problématiques de contrôle interne et d’audit.
  • Sensibilisation aux théories, standards, procédures et techniques d’audit.
  • Capacité de communication et de reporting.
  • Disponible 6 mois (stage ou année de césure, pas d’alternance)


  • Indemnité de stage 554 € par mois
  • Tickets Restaurant
  • Remboursement de 50% du titre de transport

How to apply:

Merci de nous faire parvenir votre candidature en français : CV, lettre de motivation à l’adresse suivante : jobs@acted.org


Administrative Officer

UN Job Vacancy

Level : P-3
Job ID : 86814
Job Network : Management and Administration
Job Family : Administration
Department/Office : United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station : MANAMA
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 10/17/2017
Deadline : 11/30/2017

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