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France: Un Comptable paie -Support (H/F)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Country: France
Closing date: 05 May 2017

Company Description:

Créée en 1979, Action contre la Faim (ACF) est une organisation non gouvernementale internationale qui lutte contre la faim dans le monde. Sa charte des principes humanitaires - indépendance, neutralité, non-discrimination, accès libre et direct aux victimes, professionnalisme, transparence - fonde son identité depuis plus de 35 ans. Sa mission est de sauver des vies en éliminant la faim par la prévention, la détection et le traitement de la sous-nutrition, en particulier pendant et après les situations d’urgence liées aux conflits et aux catastrophes naturelles. Action contre la Faim coordonne ses programmes autour de 5 domaines d’activités : nutrition et santé - santé mentale et pratiques de soins - sécurité alimentaire et moyens d’existence - eau, assainissement et hygiène - plaidoyer. En 2015, Action contre la Faim est venue en aide à plus de 13,6 millions de personnes dans 46 pays à travers le monde.

Job Description:

Au sein du service comptabilité, sous la responsabilité de l’Adjoint comptabilité, vous aurez pour mission de gérer les comptes liés à la paie. Plus précisément, vous serez en charge de :

Profil:

Pour accéder à ce type d’emploi, il est nécessaire d’être titulaire d’une formation en Finances de type BTS Comptabilité. Une expérience professionnelle d’au moins 4 ans sur un poste similaire est souhaitable.
Vous êtes reconnu pour vos capacités d’organisation, votre rigueur et votre diplomatie. Vous savez faire preuve d’écoute et êtes capable de vous adapter rapidement. Vous appréciez et êtes motivé(e) par le travail en équipe.


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South Sudan: Logistics Expert (m/f)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Welthungerhilfe
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 14 Mar 2017

The aim of the job is to support the Head of Logistics in the overall management of the Logistics Office and in ensuring that Welthungerhilfe’s and Donors’ logistics guidelines/policies are consistently applied within the South Sudan programme implementation.

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Information Management Officer

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-3
Job ID : 75235
Job Network : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Job Family : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Department/Office : Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Duty Station : AMMAN
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/14/2017

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Papua New Guinea: Senior Coordinator, Outreach and Communications

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Coffey
Country: Papua New Guinea
Closing date: 22 Mar 2017
  • Key Senior Coordinator role with the long standing Australia Awards program
  • Relationships and stakeholder oriented role
  • Port Moresby based, Non-ARF role
  • Start date as soon as possible

The Program

Australia Awards – Papua New Guinea is designed to promote knowledge, leadership and enduring ties between Australia and PNG. It aims to build knowledge and skills to address PNG’s economic and development challenges through international scholarships to Australia, and the provision of in-PNG scholarships.

It offers the next generation of leaders in Papua New Guinea opportunities to acquire professional and technical knowledge and skills relevant to the priorities of the Government of PNG. The program fosters people-to-people links between Australia and PNG and ensures opportunities are provided for women, people with disabilities and people from remote locations. The Awards program focuses on supporting alumni to use their skills, knowledge and networks to drive change and innovation.

Australia Awards – PNG includes three study options:

  • Australia Award Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study primarily postgraduate courses in Australia;
  • Australia Awards Fellowships – Papua New Guinea (short courses) for Papua New Guineans to undertake study in Australia, receiving an Australian qualification; and
  • Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study in PNG to meet critical workforce gaps.

To deliver Australia Awards outcomes, there are four streams: Australia Awards; PNG and Pacific Awards; Outreach and Alumni; and Professional Development and Partnerships. Australia Awards – PNG is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

The Position

The Australia Awards PNG (AAPNG) Outreach and Communications Senior Coordinator is responsible for supporting AAPNG to achieve its objectives through the development and implementation of a communications strategy. This strategy will incorporate outreach communications and public diplomacy strategies and activities.

The role develops the strategic and tactical approaches in attracting quality applications; attracting, retaining and engaging with alumni, communicating impacts of the program, and managing the program’s digital platforms.

This role will assist in building and maintaining positive relationships with the Australian High Commission, including the Public Diplomacy team, GoPNG agencies, PNGAAA and other organisations to raise awareness of AAPNG and to generate support and commitment.

The role is also responsible for ensuring that all communication that is distributed by AAPNG is brand compliant and of a high standard.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in communications, journalism, international relations or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant experience or training. Experience in public diplomacy and communication strategies, digital media, event management, brand compliance and the provision of technical advice is required. Candidates will have demonstrated experience in managing a small team, have high level inter-personal and communication skills, stakeholder management skills combined with strong computer skills with InDesign, Publisher and a variety of website applications.


How to apply:

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position, please visit http://ift.tt/13QN2uC and search for the job reference number 495180

Applications close 22 March 5.00pm (PNG time)

This position is based in Port Moresby. Remuneration is competitive but does not include a housing allowance. For further enquiries please contact: internationaldevelopment@coffey.com.

This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.


Thailand: Consultant – Administrative Assistant (Health)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 14 Mar 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.

Work Assignment:

In support of the EAPRO Health section workplan, the consultant will undertake the following work assignments:

1) To perform all administrative tasks required for preparation of workshops and meetings, which will include:

a) Coordinating with other program staff to ensure complete logistics arrangements for the conferences to be hosted or organized by the unit, including production of workshop materials, facilitate booking of hotel accommodations, and transportation for the participants;

b) Prepares conference/meeting/workshop venues; communication requirements (e.g. internet, phone, and e-mail), invitation to participants, make arrangements for meals; and registration.

2) To perform other routine administrative, logistics and secretarial work as may be assigned by the team, this includes but not limited to:

a) Coordinating contract initiation for individuals and institutions required by section and ensuring the deliverables against the contract;

b) Ensuring accurate documentation required for travel, including preparation and submission of requests for travel authorization and requests for country visas;

c) Ensuring feasible arrangements for transportation, accommodation, and appointments;

d) Ensuring complete and organized filing of administrative-and program-related materials, correspondence and other official documents;

e) Ensuring the timely payment to vendors as agreed;

f) Coordinating with common service unit in processing required administrative support.

3) To support budget planning and monitoring per annual workplan and to produce periodical financial reports for section programme monitoring and donor reporting.

4) To perform collection and processing of data related to development and/or subject-matter activities and prepare background material, working papers and tables for briefing and review sessions as may be required by section.

Estimated Duration of Contract: March – December 2017

Deliverables:

Monthly progress report

Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • Minimum undergraduate education with at least 5 years-experience in office administrative functions, willingness to learn
  • Experience of working in UNICEF and/or UN system is preferred
  • Strong experience in providing logistical support for travel, events and meetings
  • Highly proficient inEnglish and Thai communication skills
  • Thai Nationals
  • Decision-Making: strong problem-solving abilities, takes initiative, drives for results, ability to prioritize work, communicates problems and proposes solutions, as appropriate, organized
  • Execution: Sense of urgency and responsibility, meets deadlines, flexible work style, ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure, detail oriented
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Internet search skills, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, proposed monthly professional fee in THB, availability and full contact information of minimum 3 references by 14 March 2017.

FORM P11.doc

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Only short listed candidates will be notified.


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/2lndG77


Thailand: Legal Intern for Research and Policy Team

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: ECPAT International
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 17 Mar 2017

ECPAT International

Vacancy Notice

Position: Legal Intern for Research and Policy Team

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Duration: Six Months

Start date: Mid-May 2017

Reports to: Research and Policy Associate

Grading: INTERN

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE INTERNSHIP

The ECPAT International internship programme is designed to provide an opportunity to eligible candidates to contribute to and learn about child protection issues, particularly children’s rights to live free of sexual exploitation. Interns are eligible to participate in the ECPAT International Secretariat activities. Interns are expected to carry out the duties assigned to them under the responsibility of the designated supervisor(s).

PRIMARY TASKS

  • Research, collect and analyse information on national laws and legal procedures related to the sexual exploitation of children (SEC) in ECPAT target countries. This includes identifying amendments and changes, identifying good practices, researching case law and national level child rights mechanisms on sexual exploitation of children in prostitution, child sexual abuse material, trafficking of children for sexual purposes and sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism;
  • Research, collect and analyse information on preventive measures, coordination and cooperation mechanisms and child and youth participation measures on the selected countries in relation to SEC;
  • As requested, review other ECPAT publications and materials to strengthen texts related to legal and research frameworks;
  • Assist ECPAT International with translation and proofreading of publications and other documents;
  • Other tasks as assigned;
  • On an informal and as-needed basis, assist with other ECPAT regional and thematic programmatic tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Degree in Law with a focus in international law and/or human rights or equivalent;
  • Strong research and writing skills;
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information into concise formats;
  • Experience in working with human rights and social development issues specifically as they relate to the rights of children;
  • Exposure to children’s rights or other social issues;
  • Fluency in English.

Desirable

  • Ability to communicate effectively in major languages used by members of the ECPAT network e.g. Spanish and/or French;

  • Acceptable level of knowledge of international legal standards relating to sexual exploitation of children;

  • Previous exposure to children’s rights or other social activities.

INTERNSHIP CONDITIONS

A modest stipend of 10,000 Bath/month (around $285 USD) will be made available to the intern who is not sponsored by other organisations or institutions. All other costs related to the internship, i.e., travel, passport, visa or living costs in Bangkok, are to be borne by the intern or his/her sponsoring institution or organisation.


How to apply:

To apply, please e-mail your CV and cover letter, with your name and the position title in the subject line to vacancy@ecpat.net

For further information on the application process, please visit:

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Thailand: Editorial Research Intern for Research and Policy Team

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: ECPAT International
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 17 Mar 2017

ECPAT International

Vacancy Notice

Position: Editorial Research Intern for Research and Policy Team

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Duration: Six Months

Start date: Mid-May 2017

Reports to: Research and Policy Associate

Grading: INTERN

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE INTERNSHIP

The ECPAT International internship programme is designed to provide an opportunity to eligible candidates to contribute to and learn about child protection issues, particularly children’s rights to live free of sexual exploitation. Interns are eligible to participate in the ECPAT International Secretariat activities. Interns are expected to carry out the duties assigned to them under the responsibility of the designated supervisor(s).

PRIMARY TASKS

  • Input into ECPAT publications and materials to strengthen texts related to sexual exploitation of children through further literature reviews;
  • Assist ECPAT International with editing, formatting and copy-editing of publications and other documents;
  • Perform proofreading, fact-checking and editorial research, including ensuring that publications and documents are accurate, error-free, and consistently follow ECPAT’s style guidelines.
  • As requested, research, collect and analyse information/secondary data on the sexual exploitation of children in ECPAT target countries or for thematic reports;
  • Support the updating of ECPAT research related databases and the posting of relevant ECPAT research information on the organization’s intranet;
  • Help produce Executive Summaries for ECPAT thematic reports and Country Monitoring Reports;
  • Identify opportunities and support the dissemination of ECPAT research publications;
  • Other tasks as assigned;
  • On an informal and as-needed basis, assist with other ECPAT regional and thematic programmatic tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Master’s Degree in relevant fields which include, but are not limited to, journalism, communication, English, publishing, international affairs and media studies;
  • Strong editing, proofreading and writing skills;
  • Ability to pay close attention to details;
  • Experience in working with human rights and social development issues specifically as they relate to the rights of children;
  • Native English speaker;
  • Fluency in French.

Desirable

  • Acceptable level of knowledge of international legal standards relating to sexual exploitation of children;
  • Previous exposure to children’s rights or other social activities.

INTERNSHIP CONDITIONS

A modest stipend of 10,000 Bath/month (around $285 USD) will be made available to the intern who is not sponsored by other organisations or institutions. All other costs related to the internship, i.e., travel, passport, visa or living costs in Bangkok, are to be borne by the intern or his/her sponsoring institution or organisation.


How to apply:

To apply, please e-mail your CV and cover letter, with your name and the position title in the subject line to vacancy@ecpat.net

For further information on the application process, please visit:

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Vanuatu: School Infrastructure Planning Specialist

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Coffey
Country: Vanuatu
Closing date: 17 Mar 2017

Vanuatu Education Support Program (VESP)

School Infrastructure Planning Specialist

  • Opportunity to contribute to the education sector in Vanuatu
  • Up to 120 days in two or three inputs
  • Based in Port Vila, Vanuatu

The Program

The Vanuatu Education Support Program (VESP) is supporting the Government of Vanuatu’s goals of improving education quality, providing more equitable access to education and ensuring a well-managed education system. The program is currently focused on improving literacy and numeracy outcomes for children in the early years of primary education. VESP is supported by donor partners under a Joint Partnership Arrangement between the Governments of Vanuatu, Australia and New Zealand.

Coffey through VESP is seeking applications for the position of School Infrastructure Planning Specialist to join this program.

The Position

The School Infrastructure Planning Specialist will assist the Ministry of Education and Training to bring together the different components of a National School Development Plan as a pillar of the new 10 year Vanuatu Education Sector Strategy (VESS). The specialist will support the Policy and Planning Directorate through the consultative process to develop the plan and implementation strategy. The plan will include a justified and agreed process to rationalise the provision of schools in a way that maximizes Vanuatu’s limited resources while providing fair and equitable access for children to a quality basic education.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified and will demonstrate relevant experience in the development and implementation of manageable school infrastructure development plans in a development context. Experience in a highly dispersed environment with limited resources is preferred. Experience working in diverse teams and in mentoring professional colleagues is required for success and previous work experience in the Pacific is highly desirable**.**


How to apply:

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit http://ift.tt/13QN2uC click on ‘career opportunities’ and search for the job reference number 495181

For further enquiries please contact internationaldevelopment@coffey.com

Applications close 5.00pm (Port Vila time) 17 March 2016

This Program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.


WASH Specialist

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: CARE Canada
Closing date: 26 Apr 2017

CARE Canada recruiting a WASH Specialist on a 6-month (extendable) contract to replace a member of the team who is departing; advert can be found here.

The role is home-based, full-time deployable positions on the RRT who will deploy around 65% of their time to support CARE’s humanitarian responses globally.


How to apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at http://ift.tt/2lQXn5Q. Please contact Kevin Dunbar at kevin.dunbar@care.ca for any questions.


United States of America: Consultancy - Junior Web Developer (UI/UX), ICTD New York

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 15 Mar 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

UNICEF's ICT DIvision requires a UI/UX Developer to support the KM Applications team in the design and development of web pages using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and in the creation of web graphics using the Adobe Creative Suite.

Assignment Tasks

  • Write client-side code (e.g. JavaScript) to get and manipulate data from Web.
  • Provide support in developing/enhancing web pages look and feel using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Create screen mock ups for websites and applications.
  • Create web graphics/images for websites and applications.
  • Perform systematic testing of developed applications.
  • Assist in other web design/development-related tasks, as requested by the team/unit manager or section chief.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

Education:

  • Bachelors or Engineering Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent professional experience. Graduating students in their final semester will be considered.

Experience:

  • Experience in implementing designs and other front-end developments tasks using HTML 4/5, CSS 2/3, and JavaScript working with back-end developers.
  • Experience in using front-end design frameworks such as Bootstrap; JavaScript frameworks like JQuery and AngularJS.
  • Experience with working in projects using .NET, CSOM, JSOM, and Rest APIs
  • Experience in wireframes and high-fidelity comprehensive mock-ups for web & mobile platforms and custom applications using the Adobe creative suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) or similar software
  • Ability to be self-starter and to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a team as well as independently in a multi-cultural and gender-sensitive environment.

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/2lm9q7P


United States of America: Consultancy - IT Assistant, ICTD New York

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 07 Mar 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

UNICEF's ICT Division is seeking a candidate with good IT analytical skills and some SharePoint experience to serve as IT Assistant for a period of two (2) months.

Assignment Tasks

  • Create and maintain Intranet/Extranet content and provide technical assistance to SharePoint users. This includes the creation of web parts, tables, views and other SharePoint features, as well as layout editing and customization.
  • Respond to and assign Customer support calls for the ICTD-KMS-Intranet unit. Provide assistance and guidance to users of applications and websites. Maintain an online knowledge base and resource center of best practices, techniques, tips, FAQs, and previously provided solutions to applications and websites.
  • Perform systematic testing of SharePoint and custom applications. Create and maintain detailed report of issues/problems encountered during the testing. Conduct end user training on usage and administration of SharePoint sites.
  • Assist the IT Officers, Intranet and the Chief, KMS with other ad hoc analytical or reporting tasks. Assistance in data analysis and extraction as required.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

Education

University degree, preferably in computer science, technical web development, communications, design or other relevant field is required.

Experience

  • Working experience in MS SharePoint 2013/O365, good understanding of and ability to work with core SharePoint features ie. document libraries, lists, webparts, workflows, metadata, taxonomy, search, site settings and configuration, user administration.
  • Prior experience with testing custom applications is an asset
  • Good working knowledge of standard office software, tools and technologies
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.

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/2lm9hBj


Switzerland: Administrative Officer, P-2, Common Services, Geneva, Switzerland, # 18721

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 13 Mar 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.For every child, Results…UNICEF National Committees work locally to promote children's rights, raise funds to support our work, and provide visibility to children's issues worldwide. As the Administrative Officer, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of administrative services including asset management and maintenance of the UNICEF Geneva Common Services Unit.

Decisions made in the areas of administrative services and facilities management have an impact on all staff. Decisions made on financial transactions, administrative arrangements and applications of conditions of service affect the appropriate utilization of funds, effective management of the office, and ensure cost-effectiveness and well-being of staff.

How can you make a difference?

  • Ensure a comfortable and secure working environment for all staff members including contribution to staff security issues.
  • Maintain Asset Management Records for UNICEF Geneva property.
  • Act as Secretary of the Contracts Review Committee (CRC)
  • Ensure appropriate management of distribution and warehousing services for Geneva office
  • Review contractual arrangements with suppliers of goods and services for Common Services Operations.

To qualify as a champion, for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master's or higher) in Social Sciences, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or a directly-related technical field(s) is required. *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with four (4) years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • A minimum of(2)two years of relevant professional experience in at the national or international levels, in finance, budget, and/or administration is required.
  • Previous hands on experience in a supervisory/managerial capacity is desirable.
  • Previous experience in finance and procurement functions in the UN will be an asset.
  • Prior knowledge of UNICEF systems and processes would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English and French (verbal and written) is 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.

This position is classified as "rotational" which means the incumbent is expected to rotate to another duty station upon completion of their tour of duty.

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/2lw0EoI


Gender in Emergencies Specialist

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: CARE Canada
Closing date: 26 Apr 2017

With support from CARE-USA we’re recruiting a full-time Gender in Emergencies Specialist for a 1-year contract, advert can be found here.

The role is home-based, full-time deployable positions on the RRT who will deploy around 65% of their time to support CARE’s humanitarian responses globally.


How to apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at http://ift.tt/2lQXn5Q. If any interested candidates have questions they can get in touch with Kevin Dunbar at kevin.dunbar@care.ca directly.


Programme Assistant

UN Job Vacancy



Level : G-5
Job ID : 69905
Job Network : Economic, Social and Development
Job Family : Programme Management
Department/Office : Department of Peacekeeping Operations
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/29/2017

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CHIEF OF UNIT, INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

UN Job Vacancy



Level : F-6
Job ID : 71091
Job Network : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Job Family : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Department/Office : Field Missions
Duty Station : Field Locations
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/29/2017

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INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER - ICT SECURITY

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-3
Job ID : 71099
Job Network : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Job Family : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Department/Office : Field Missions
Duty Station : Field Locations
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/29/2017

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS OFFICER - INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-3
Job ID : 71104
Job Network : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Job Family : Telecommunications Technology
Department/Office : Field Missions
Duty Station : Field Locations
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/29/2017

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SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-5
Job ID : 73980
Job Network : Political, Peace and Humanitarian
Job Family : Political Affairs
Department/Office : Department of Political Affairs
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/13/2017

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HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) - 2 Posts [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-3
Job ID : 74473
Job Network : Management and Administration
Job Family : Human Resources
Department/Office : Office of Human Resources Management
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/13/2017

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Information Management Officer

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-4
Job ID : 74903
Job Network : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Job Family : Information and Telecommunication Technology
Department/Office : Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Duty Station : BANGUI
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/14/2017

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Public Information Officer (Managing Editor) [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-4
Job ID : 75306
Job Network : Public Information and Conference Management
Job Family : Public Information
Department/Office : Department of Public Information
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 2/28/2017
Deadline : 3/7/2017

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Wholesale Energy Policy Intern job in Brussels, Belgium

NGO Job Vacancy



The European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) promotes competition, transparency and open access in the European energy sector. We build trust in power and gas markets across Europe, so that they may underpin a sustainable and secure energy supply a...

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United States of America: Security Management Unit Associate

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Chemonics
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 06 Mar 2017

Chemonics seeks an associate to support the Supply Chain Solutions Security Management Unit (SMU). This position will be based in Crystal City and will report into the Global Safety and Security Department (GSSD) within the Executive Division. The associate will be responsible for supporting country teams within the Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) project, liaising with external clients and contractors, handling internal operational issues to include backstopping and support of field security staff, and contributing to new business efforts. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include

  • Provide day-to-day support to SMU team, improving, monitoring and promulgating assessments, emergency action and business continuity plans, standards, procedures, and training for Chemonics employees, scheduling and drafting meeting agendas, and background materials

  • Coordinate with country teams on staff fielding processes, phone tracking and coordination, gathering and archiving security assessments, emergency action plans, and reports from the field teams

  • Support and communicate with field security teams; research and recommend solutions to resolve a variety of field office issues, including security-related personnel and financial matters, as appropriate

  • Monitor, assess, and analyze regional security trends through open-source reporting and assist in drafting relevant security alerts and updates for dissemination to internal clients

  • Provide basic technical security information to support projects, new business efforts, Chemonics’ knowledge base, practice networks, and other work products, as requested by supervisor and colleagues

  • Liaise with home-office support departments on contract-related procurements, accounting, personnel, publications, travel, and other issues to offer recommendations as needed

  • Use judgment and understaning of Chemonics policies and relevant contract and legal regulations to process payment requests, expense reports, and complete required internal forms

  • Establish and maintain home-office SMU project files and keeps filing system list updated; copy and properly file all correspondence and documents

  • Assist in recruitment of short-term and long-term staff by identifying and recommending a short list of candidates to consider for assignments

  • Provide support for new business efforts through identifying, supporting, and reviewing security services for travelers; writing and reviewing technical security input for new business proposals; and preparing project security budgets for proposals with direction and input from the SMU manager and director

  • Participate on proposal teams to provide research, writing, costing, coordination, and/or preparation of marketing materials produced by the new business unit

  • Develop effective working relationships with professionals, professional associations, and institutions domestically and internationally, working in the substantive fields germane to risk management and business continuity

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of work experience required; master's degree preferred

  • Minimum one year of administrative and/or technically relevant work experience preferred, with ability to handle simple, routine tasks and operational issues

  • For internal applicants, temporary employees and associates are eligible to apply

  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills preferred, with experience in risk analysis or security operations a plus

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing

  • Willingness to travel and work abroad in less developed countries that are medium to high-threat environments for at least 4-8 weeks per year

  • Strong administrative skills, knowledge of MS Office applications, and attention to detail

  • Ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Experience living or working in developing countries preferred

  • Fluency in a foreign language, especially French, preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity


How to apply:

Application instructions:
Apply through our Career Center at http://ift.tt/QsCA08 by March 6, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.


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Bangladesh: Livestock Technical Lead

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Organization: Land O'Lakes International Development
Country: Bangladesh
Closing date: 09 Mar 2017

Livestock Technical Lead

Bangladesh FTF Nutrition Activity

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Background:

Land O’Lakes International Development is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose vision is to be a global leader in transforming lives by engaging in agriculture and enterprise partnerships that replace poverty with prosperity, and dependency with self-reliance. We leverage Land O’Lakes, Inc.’s near-century of history by engaging in international agriculture and economic development programs, implementing more than 280 programs in 80 countries since 1981.

Project Description:

Land O’Lakes International Development is currently seeking a Livestock Technical Lead for a USAID-funded Feed-the-Future Nutrition Activity in Bangladesh. The project will improve the nutritional and health status of women, adolescents and children under 5 in the Feed the Future Zone of Influence by focusing on (1) increased consumption of nutritious, diverse, and safe diets by rural households; (2) increased social and economic empowerment of women and adolescents; and, (3) improved access to and adoption of improved water, sanitation and hygiene practices.

Position Summary and Primary Responsibilities:

The Livestock Technical Lead will support the overarching technical approach for the agriculture-focused nutrition activities. This position will oversee activities related to the nutrition-sensitive homestead food production (agriculture and small livestock) sector, including work in improving dietary diversity and diet quality with a focus on the first 1,000 days. Specifically, this position will oversee new and innovative ways to engage households in livestock production (to include at least one of the following: poultry, dairy, fish, goats or sheep), and training individuals on animal health and husbandry. This individual will coordinate with partners on WASH, BCC and other project activities. In addition, this individual will coordinate with the project senior management to integrate and coordinate activities between livestock and vegetable production, and its link to markets, employment, nutritious food production, and WASH components.

Specific duties and areas of responsibility include:

1. Technical

  1. Support the start-up, implementation, monitoring and adaptation of nutrition-sensitive livestock activities to improve access to and use of nutritious food through behavior change and the diversification of food production.
  2. Train and oversee partners, agricultural extension officers and community volunteers who deliver household outreach and group training.
  3. Regularly travel to field site locations in to lead the start-up, manage implementation, and in coordination with M&E staff, the monitoring of project activities.
  4. Build staff capacity for livestock focused activity design, implementation and monitoring.
  5. Oversee and contribute to the design of assessments in order to guide program design, implementation, monitoring and adaptation.
  6. Develop technical materials, in collaboration with technical advisors and possibly outside consultants, to further project activities, objectives and results.

2. Operational

  1. Provide timely and accurate written and verbal reporting.
  2. Contribute to project strategic planning and to well-written, focused project reports, annual implementation plans, success stories and other written products.
  3. Ensure high quality project implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  4. Make regular field visits to monitor project quality and collect data.
  5. Collaborate with M&E staff to ensure that collection and analysis of data is accurate, rigorous and incorporated into project implementation.
  6. Coordinate with other Nutrition and Agriculture Project Officers in work planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting, and adaptation.

3. Representation and Coordination

  1. Participate in technical working groups and liaise with other project implementing organizations.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

· MSc in agriculture, small livestock and aquaculture production with 5+ years or Bachelor’s degree in animal production or a related field with 7+ years;

· Minimum of 7 years of relevant field experience with an international organization in agriculture and livestock programming.

· Strong technical grasp of livestock, environmental safeguards strategies, and natural resource management.

· Experience, knowledge and skills in improved livestock production.

· Experience in agribusiness development preferred.

· Demonstrated experience in project and time management.

· Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs and community-level actors, stakeholders and beneficiaries.

· Experience applying and knowledge of the design, implementation and best practices for promoting behavior change and adoption of improved practices and technologies in agriculture and livestock programming, including training of trainer activities and development of training materials.

· Significant knowledge of livestock, food security, nutrition and gender issues in Bangladesh, particularly the FTF zone of influence including Dhaka, Barisal and Khulna divisions.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations and independently.

· Familiarity and understanding of donor policies and procedures is a plus.

· Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

· Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English required.

Please note only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O'Lakes enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce.

If you are interested for the position please apply through the following e mail address.

recruit.bangladesh@idd.landolakes.com

Closing Date: 09 March 2017


How to apply:

http://ift.tt/2lTIgqx


Democratic Republic of the Congo: Responsable de projet Wash - RDC

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Organization: Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 27 Mar 2017

Poste : Responsable de projet WASH - RDC

Date de début : ASAP

Lieu d’affectation : Kongolo - RDC

Type de contrat : CDD

Durée du contrat : 6 mois, renouvelable

Niveau de sécurité : Sensitive (2/4)

A propos 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.

Descriptif pays

Nombre de projets : 13

Nombre de zones : 4

Nombre de salariés nationaux : 197

Budget annuel (EUR) : 7.67 M Euros

Nbr de salariés internationaux : 14

Nbr de bénéficiaires : 251 280

Contexte du poste et principaux défis

La République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) demeure ébranlée par les conséquences de décennies de guerre civile. En situation précaire, les déplacés souffrent d’insécurité alimentaire chronique ou de maladies liées au manque d’accès à l’eau, l’hygiène et l’assainissement. Face à cette situation, ACTED œuvre avec des interventions d’urgence visant à aider les plus vulnérables, tout en soutenant le relèvement du pays.

Rôle et principales responsabilités

Objectifs :

Garantir que le projet est mis en œuvre de manière ponctuelle et professionnelle, selon les objectifs et indicateurs, en accord avec les conditions des donateurs et les besoins des bénéficiaires.

Descriptif du poste :

  1. Planification des projets

  2. Suivi de mise en œuvre des projets

  3. Administration et gestion opérationnelle de mise en œuvre projet

3.1. Finances

3.2. Logistique

3.3. Administration/RH

3.4. Transparence

3.5. Sécurité

  1. Relations externes

  2. Contrôle qualité

  3. Rapports

Qualifications et compétences techniques requises

Au moins deux ans d’expérience terrain en gestion de programme et coordination, de préférence en gestion de programmes d’eau et d’assainissement.

Connaissance du système d’aide et habilités à comprendre le système des donneurs et des gouvernements

Excellente expression oral et écrite

Capacité à coordonner et gérer une équipe et des projets

Capacité à travailler de manière indépendante et créative sur le terrain et en capital

Travail en équipe et capacité à créer un esprit d’équipe

Forte habilité à travailler dans un contexte interculturel

Habilité à travailler sous pression

La connaissance d’une langue locale et/ou régionale est un plus

Conditions et avantages

Salaire defini en fonction de la grille des salaires ACTED

Living allowance mensuelle

Logement en Guest House et nourriture pris en charge par ACTED

Billets d’avion pris en charge par ACTED

Sécurité sociale, Mutuelle et rapatriement pris en charge par ACTED


How to apply:

Envoyez votre candidature (CV + lettre de motivation + références) à jobs@acted.org avec pour objet Ref: PMW/RDC/SA


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Practicing Cash Transfer Programming Through Scenario Based Exercises- Consultancy

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Organization: Cash Learning Partnership
Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

The Humanitarian Leadership Academy and the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) are committed to making knowledge and learning on cash transfer programming (CTP) accessible to a wide range of stakeholders. Cash programming has emerged as a key area of need following scoping undertaken as well as in discussions with a number of organisations who have signalled increasing demand for this learning.

The Academy has engaged already with CaLP in order to host their comprehensive learning programmes about cash transfer programming on its learning platform Kaya (http://ift.tt/2mq4Kmj). The learning programme includes different modules targeting three main professional profiles (senior manager, technical staff, operations staff) and are a mix of self-directed, self-paced online learning and face to face training.

The Academy and CaLP would like to co-create a learning package to complement existing learning content. This package will focus on practicing skills and knowledge acquired in the other modules of the learning programme; it will be composed of scenario-based exercises and titled Practicing Cash Transfer Programming Through Scenario Based Exercises.

Module Descriptions

The learning package is open to any learners interested in cash-transfer programming and will not require any pre-requisites for doing it. However, we expect that the likely users will be humanitarian staff working at different levels of cash transfer programs, and who have engaged with other learning initiatives within the cash transfer sector.

The main learning objective for the learning package is to practice and consolidate knowledge and skills on cash transfer programming with particular reference to coordination, monitoring and adaptation, contracting financial services.

It will be composed of three scenario-based exercises:

  1. Coordinating Multi-Sector Cash (30 mins)
  2. Adapting CTP programmes (30 mins)
  3. Assessing and Contracting Financial Service Providers (30 mins)

Primary Objective of the consultancy

The consultant will review existing face to face courses and other source materials, and working closely with the instructional designer, will develop the e-learning storyboards. The consultant will also review the logic, graphics and content of the training at both alpha and beta development stages.

Please download the TOR to learn more about the methodology and key deliverables for this consultancy in our page here : http://ift.tt/2llr7o3

Essential profile of the consultants:

The consultants/team should have the following essential skills and knowledge:

  • Technical experience and knowledge of cash transfer programming, especially in current good practice.
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of the following key issues: coordinating CTP, multi-sector CTP, Protection issues in CTP programmes, working with FSPs
  • In particular we are looking for a team that includes operational expertise in CTP, relating to logistics and finance functions
  • Knowledge and experience in developing training and capacity building materials.
  • The ability to communicate technical subject matter (in a written and oral form) to people with varying technical knowledge and skills.
  • Familiarity with CaLP, including existing CaLP training materials and CaLP aims and objectives
  • Knowledge of development of e-learning content and storyboarding
  • Experience of developing branching scenarios for e-learning would be an advantage (but not essential)

How to apply:

Expressions of interest:

CaLP is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified consultants or teams of consultants to undertake this work. CaLP will be especially keen to hear from teams of consultants with a mix of profiles relating to these specific subject matters.

Interested applicants are expected to submit a proposal with the following components: a Technical proposal (no more than 3 pages) and a financial proposal.

Application Procedures

Expressions of Interest must be sent to the CaLP Global Administration Officer at administrator@cashlearning.org no later than 5pm on Wednesday 8th March

Any additional clarifications on the consultancy should be addressed to the CaLP Technical Project Manager, Stephanie Roberson at:

technicalprojectmanager@cashlearning.org

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers with capacity to undertake the above activities.

NOTE: CaLP reserves the right to review applications and interview suitable applicants as they are received and may award the consultancy to a suitable candidate before the end of the advertisement period.


Kenya: Economic Policy Manager, Economic Growth - Kenya Investment Mechanism

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Organization: Palladium International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Apr 2017

Palladium seeks an Economic Policy Manager for the anticipated USAID funded Kenya Investment Mechanism project (KIM). The goal of KIM is to focused on facilitating significant investment in the following sectors in Kenya; Power/Clean Energy; Nutrition/WASH; Regional Cross-Border Trade; Youth Activities; Agribusiness and Municipal Finance PPPs.

Duration: 5 years Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Role and Responsibilities

The Economic Policy Manager is responsible for ensuring that Palladium focuses on removing barriers that impede the objectives of its capital mobilization efforts. The following are the responsibilities of the Economic Policy Manage:

  • Together with other USAID implementing partners, identify and put in place strategies to reform policies, or to remove barriers from existing policies/tools impeding capital mobilization towards the target value chains.
  • Hire and supervise technical expertise to draft new policies, or refine existing policies in ways that will unleash capital towards the target value chains.
  • Conduct outreach with regional and national government entities and private sector and non-governmental stakeholders involved with policy reform relevant to the target value chains.
  • Support the design of public awareness activities.

  • Advanced degree in economics, law, business administration, public policy or related field.

  • Prior experience in a senior level position working on financial and investment policy, preferably in Kenya or East Africa regions

  • Diplomatic skills and proven ability to work effectively with government and private sector stakeholders

  • Fluency in English required

Position Requirements

  • Advanced degree in economics, law, business administration, public policy or related field.
  • Prior experience in a senior level position working on financial and investment policy, preferably in Kenya or East Africa regions
  • Diplomatic skills and proven ability to work effectively with government and private sector stakeholders
  • Fluency in English required

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://ift.tt/2lloD92


United States of America: Senior Associate, Business Development

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Palladium International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 28 Mar 2017

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

The Senior Business Development Associate will be a member of the Business Development Department supporting the business development efforts of the Palladium practice areas, with a primary focus on proposal coordination. S/he helps to take an opportunity through the pipeline from identification to submission. S/he focuses on overall planning, writing select proposal/pre-proposal pieces, and coordinating the internal team and partner inputs for bid efforts, and also assists in broader bid preparation and production aspects.

Responsibilities

Coordination

  • Works closely with capture managers to successfully manage proposal efforts and resources, including timeline and action planning, identification of needed proposal team members, internal/external meeting support, efficient communications, and organization of proposal component folders/files
  • Has lead responsibility for coordinating select proposals (including preparing tailored calendars, checklists, instructions, templates, and outlines), and monitoring progress
  • Performs analysis of RFP/A requirements and continually works to promote and ensure compliance
  • Guides proposal team through necessary department-level processes and corporate-level reviews and decisions, adhering to established policies and protocols
  • Ensures vital flow of communication and task management between practice areas, capture manager, departments, partners, and other parties involved in the proposal process
  • Helps facilitate evolution and documentation of proposal strategy, such as competitive analysis, developing win themes and technical approach, visioning needed personnel, and selecting teaming partners
  • Leads final technical and cost proposal production and submission, and coordinates post-submission debriefs
  • In close coordination with the Pricing and Value Analytics and Contracts/Operations Departments, helps support cost/business proposal development as appropriate

Writing / Editing

  • Writes expressions of interest, corporate capability statements, personnel and management sections, past performance references, biographical sketches and other proposal components; strategically enhances/positions resume content
  • Edits and coordinates technical proposal sections as they develop (including managing file traffic/turnaround time, and close liaison with technical staff)
  • Reviews and edits submissions from partners, ensuring their inputs meet specified requirements and expected level of quality

Other Key Job Aspects

  • Maintains timely data on assigned opportunity pipeline
  • Carries out business intelligence research to help position company/guide strategic planning; Researches and analyzes funding trends among key donors/clients
  • Supports liaison with and efforts to build positive relationships with other international development organizations and a range of international donors
  • Develops depth of understanding of practice area staff and projects, and helps facilitate proactive and responsive business development department support

Requirements

  • Three or more years of previous experience in proposal development required
  • Experience with USAID/other international donors highly preferred
  • Proven ability to successfully manage the full proposal development process
  • Demonstrated organizational and writing skills and attention to detail are essential
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines, with multiple/simultaneous bid efforts, and across time-zone challenges
  • Background in international health and/or democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, or food security preferred
  • Languages a plus
  • Bachelors or Masters degree (degree relevancy a plus)

How to apply:

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


Guinea: Conseiller de Informatique / Demande et Utilisation de Données

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Palladium International
Country: Guinea
Closing date: 07 Mar 2017

Renforcement du Système d'Information Sanitaire en Guinée

MEASURE Evaluation travaille en collaboration avec d'autres pays de renforcer leurs systèmes pour générer des informations de santé de haute qualité utilisées pour la prise de décision. En Guinée, le besoin actuel est d'accélérer les efforts menés par le pays pour améliorer et renforcer le Système National d'Information Sanitaire (SNIS) sur la plateforme de DHIS 2. MEASURE cherche un conseiller pour soutenir le renforcement des activités SNIS autour de la demande et de l'utilisation des données (DUD).

  • Mener des activités de MEASURE Evaluation Guinée dans le domaine de DUD, travaillant étroite avec le Directeur du Projet, l'équipe technique et les homologues du gouvernement
  • Collaborer avec les ministères et les partenaires de développement pour élaborer les réunions d'examen les données au niveau central et régional, le bulletin trimestriel de SNIS et des autres produits de retour d'information, des stratégies de plaidoyer, et un plan de gestion du changement de SNIS communauté ;
  • Fournir l'assistance technique en DHIS 2 aux tous les types des formations sanitaires dans la région de projet ;
  • Contribuer aux efforts d'obtenir, analyser et visualiser les données dans les façons qui répondent aux besoins d'information des utilisateurs ciblés de données dans le système sanitaire ;
  • Adapter le matériel de MEASURE Evaluation et Palladium au contexte local ;
  • Concevoir et animer des ateliers au niveau National, Régional et Préfectoral ;
  • Signaler les résultats du projet et concevoir des études de cas basées sur les activités du projet.

  • Un License avec une spécialisation académique en l'information technologique, l'informatique ou la statistique ;

  • Une Maîtrise avec une spécialisation académique en l'information technologique, l'informatique, la santé publique, les biostatistiques ou dans un domaine connexe est fortement préféré ;

  • Un minimum de huit années d'expérience dans un aspect des systèmes de gestion d'information ou des systèmes d'information sanitaires en Guinée ou un autre contexte d'un pays en développement;

  • Connaissance du système de santé de Guinée et expérience de travail avec le Ministère de la Santé (niveau central, régional ou préfectoral), USAID et PEPFAR

  • Compréhension des Systèmes de Routines del'Information Sanitaire ;

  • Expertise des logiciels des normes d'échange d'informations sanitaires et des outils de visualisation de données ;

  • Aptitude démontrée à rassemble, analyser, interpréter, et présenter des données aux décideurs ;

  • Capacité à obtenir la participation active des parties prenantes, gérer les attentes,aussi bien que planifier et coordonner les tâches et livrables avec les autres parties du projet ;

  • Expérience dans la prestation de formations, d'encadrement et de mentorat avec les succès dans le renforcement des capacités dans d'autres ;

  • Fortes compétences en écriture, capacité à synthétiser l'information dans un rapport cohérent ;

  • Excellentes aptitudes en communication interpersonnelle, y compris la capacité de travailler en collaboration étroite et de façon intégrée avec une équipe multidisciplinaire ;

  • Aptitude à prendre des initiatives à produire des résultats attendus;

  • Des expériences ou missions similaires seront considérées comme des avantages ;

  • Les compétences en français et en anglais écrites et orales sont requises ;

  • Les candidats guinéens sont préférés


How to apply:

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


Kenya: Risk Mitigation Manager, Economic Growth - Kenya Investment Mechanism

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Palladium International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Mar 2017

Palladium seeks a Risk Mitigation Manager for the anticipated USAID-funded Kenya Investment Mechanism Project. The goal of KIM is to mobilize capital in agriculture and livestock value chains, clean energy, and water, focusing on country-led investment, cross-border trade, youth, and entrepreneurship. The Risk Mitigation Manager will be responsible for managing the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Development Credit Guarantee (DCA) program in Kenya, and ensuring high utilization rates of the guarantee tool among DCA partners.

Duration: 5 years Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Role and Responsibilities

  • Supervise implementation of USAID's DCA program in Kenya, including monitoring utilization rates, developing reports, measuring impact of guarantee utilization on target populations, and providing recommendations to FIs to improve the use and impact of the DCA guarantee tools.
  • Develop presentations, impact briefs and stories from the field related to USAID's DCA program.
  • Assist the broader KIM team design and operationalize other risk mitigation schemes that will significantly expand finance and investment to the target value chains.
  • Assist in the design and delivery of training programs for participating financial institutions to increase their utilization of DCA and other risk mitigation tools.
  • Monitor guarantee utilization among beneficiaries of other USAID implementing partners and develop recommendations to increase utilization if necessary..

  • Master's degree business administration, finance, international development, agricultural economics, or related field of study (or a Bachelor's degree and twelve years of similar experience);

  • Five to eight years or more of managing development finance programs in a developing country context.

  • Proven experience working with or managing guarantee funds (USAID DCA guarantee fund experience preferred) or other financial risk mitigation tools.

  • Experience organizing and/or delivering adult education training programs in a developing country context.

Position Requirements

  • Master's degree business administration, finance, international development, agricultural economics, or related field of study (or a Bachelor's degree and twelve years of similar experience);
  • Five to eight years or more of managing development finance programs in a developing country context.
  • Proven experience working with or managing guarantee funds (USAID DCA guarantee fund experience preferred) or other financial risk mitigation tools.
  • Experience organizing and/or delivering adult education training programs in a developing country context.

How to apply:

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


United States of America: Manager, Business Development

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Palladium International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 28 Feb 2018

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

The Business Development Manager will be a member of the Business Development Department supporting the business development efforts of the Palladium practice areas, with a primary focus on proposal management. S/he helps to take an opportunity through the pipeline from identification to submission. S/he focuses on overall planning, writing select proposal/pre-proposal pieces, and managing the internal team and partner inputs for bid efforts, and also oversees broader bid preparation and production aspects.

Responsibilities

Management & Coordination

  • Works closely with capture managers to successfully manage proposal efforts and resources, including timeline and action planning, identification of needed proposal team members, internal/external meeting support, efficient communications, and organization of proposal component folders/files
  • Motivates large and diverse proposal-specific teams to produce high-quality, compliant materials within tight timeframes.
  • Responsible for managing select proposals (including preparing tailored calendars, checklists, instructions, templates, and outlines), and monitoring progress
  • Performs analysis of RFP/A requirements and continually works to promote and ensure compliance
  • Guides proposal team through necessary department-level processes and corporate-level reviews and decisions, adhering to established policies and protocols
  • Ensures vital flow of communication and task management between practice areas, capture manager, departments, partners, and other parties involved in the proposal process
  • Helps facilitate evolution and documentation of proposal strategy, such as competitive analysis, developing win themes and technical approach, visioning needed personnel, and selecting teaming partners
  • Manages final technical and cost proposal production and submission, and leads post-submission debriefs
  • In close coordination with the Pricing and Value Analytics and Contracts/Operations Departments, supports cost/business proposal development as appropriate
  • Serves as a steward of business development processes and supports training of business development associates; helps guide staff new to business development
  • May supervise one or more business development staff

Writing / Editing

  • Writes expressions of interest, corporate capability statements, personnel and management sections, past performance references, biographical sketches and other proposal components; strategically enhances/positions resume content
  • Edits and manages technical proposal sections as they develop (including managing file traffic/turnaround time, and close liaison with technical staff)
  • Reviews and edits submissions from partners, ensuring their inputs meet specified requirements and expected level of quality

Other Key Job Aspects

  • Creates meaningful relationships with potential partners for purposes of productive collaborations, and freelance consultants to maintain a pool of responsive and available support.
  • Carries out and presents business intelligence research to help position company/guide strategic planning; Researches and analyzes funding trends among key donors/clients
  • Develops depth of understanding of practice area staff and projects, and helps facilitate proactive and responsive business development department support
  • Maintains timely data on assigned opportunity pipeline
  • Represents the company at external events and relevant industry gatherings

Requirements

  • Five or more years of previous experience in proposal development required
  • Experience with USAID/other international donors
  • Proven ability to successfully manage the full proposal development process
  • Demonstrated organizational and writing skills and attention to detail are essential
  • Ability to manage and delegate effectively; previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines, with multiple/simultaneous bid efforts, and across time-zone challenge
  • Background in international health and/or democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, or food security preferred
  • Experience facilitating meetings preferred
  • Languages a plus
  • Bachelors or Masters degree (degree relevancy a plus)

How to apply:

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


Guinea: Conseiller de Informatique / Demande et Utilisation de Données

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Palladium International
Country: Guinea
Closing date: 07 Mar 2017

Renforcement du Système d'Information Sanitaire en Guinée

MEASURE Evaluation travaille en collaboration avec d'autres pays de renforcer leurs systèmes pour générer des informations de santé de haute qualité utilisées pour la prise de décision. En Guinée, le besoin actuel est d'accélérer les efforts menés par le pays pour améliorer et renforcer le Système National d'Information Sanitaire (SNIS) sur la plateforme de DHIS 2. MEASURE cherche un conseiller pour soutenir le renforcement des activités SNIS autour de la demande et de l'utilisation des données (DUD).

  • Mener des activités de MEASURE Evaluation Guinée dans le domaine de DUD, travaillant étroite avec le Directeur du Projet, l'équipe technique et les homologues du gouvernement
  • Collaborer avec les ministères et les partenaires de développement pour élaborer les réunions d'examen les données au niveau central et régional, le bulletin trimestriel de SNIS et des autres produits de retour d'information, des stratégies de plaidoyer, et un plan de gestion du changement de SNIS communauté ;
  • Fournir l'assistance technique en DHIS 2 aux tous les types des formations sanitaires dans la région de projet ;
  • Contribuer aux efforts d'obtenir, analyser et visualiser les données dans les façons qui répondent aux besoins d'information des utilisateurs ciblés de données dans le système sanitaire ;
  • Adapter le matériel de MEASURE Evaluation et Palladium au contexte local ;
  • Concevoir et animer des ateliers au niveau National, Régional et Préfectoral ;
  • Signaler les résultats du projet et concevoir des études de cas basées sur les activités du projet.

  • Un License avec une spécialisation académique en l'information technologique, l'informatique ou la statistique ;

  • Une Maîtrise avec une spécialisation académique en l'information technologique, l'informatique, la santé publique, les biostatistiques ou dans un domaine connexe est fortement préféré ;

  • Un minimum de huit années d'expérience dans un aspect des systèmes de gestion d'information ou des systèmes d'information sanitaires en Guinée ou un autre contexte d'un pays en développement;

  • Connaissance du système de santé de Guinée et expérience de travail avec le Ministère de la Santé (niveau central, régional ou préfectoral), USAID et PEPFAR

  • Compréhension des Systèmes de Routines del'Information Sanitaire ;

  • Expertise des logiciels des normes d'échange d'informations sanitaires et des outils de visualisation de données ;

  • Aptitude démontrée à rassemble, analyser, interpréter, et présenter des données aux décideurs ;

  • Capacité à obtenir la participation active des parties prenantes, gérer les attentes,aussi bien que planifier et coordonner les tâches et livrables avec les autres parties du projet ;

  • Expérience dans la prestation de formations, d'encadrement et de mentorat avec les succès dans le renforcement des capacités dans d'autres ;

  • Fortes compétences en écriture, capacité à synthétiser l'information dans un rapport cohérent ;

  • Excellentes aptitudes en communication interpersonnelle, y compris la capacité de travailler en collaboration étroite et de façon intégrée avec une équipe multidisciplinaire ;

  • Aptitude à prendre des initiatives à produire des résultats attendus;

  • Des expériences ou missions similaires seront considérées comme des avantages ;

  • Les compétences en français et en anglais écrites et orales sont requises ;

  • Les candidats guinéens sont préférés


How to apply:

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Guatemala: Workforce Dev/Employment Specialist - Guatemala Economic Opportunities

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Palladium International
Country: Guatemala
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

The USAID/Guatemala Creating Economic Opportunities (CEO) project (5 years, $50-75M) will support economic growth, private sector development, competitiveness and job creation in Guatemala. It is anticipated to begin February 2017, and include activities related to investment promotion, workforce development, and improvement of the business enabling environment. The Workforce Development and Employment Specialist will lead a project component and oversee several staff members.

  • Provide technical direction to component staff and consultants
  • Build capacity of technical and vocational training and employment programs
  • Develop alliances between educational institutions and the private sector for training and employment programs
  • Identify gaps between supply and demand in the labor force

  • Master's degree in business administration, education, international development, or other related field

  • Ten years of experience in the workforce development programs, human resources, or technical/vocational education and training.

  • Demonstrated experience in working with the private sector on employment or education programs

  • Extensive knowledge of Guatemalan education and training institutions, labor market needs

  • Experience working in youth employment preferred

  • Professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken Spanish required, working knowledge of English preferred

  • Prior experience on USAID programs preferred


How to apply:

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United States of America: Consultancy - Help Desk Analyst – Move, Add & Change, ICTD New York

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 15 Mar 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

Under the supervision of the Senior Help Desk Assistant, IT Operations, the Help Desk Analyst is responsible for providing Local Help Desk second line support to NYHQ users (approx. 1200 users) at all NYHQ locations (UNICEF House, 633 Third Avenue and UNICEF warehouses located in Secaucus, NJ). He/she is responsible for diagnosing and resolving Help Desk calls related to IT applications or processes redirected from the Customer support, and escalating them to Local Help Desk third line or SME support in a timely manner. The Help Desk Analyst will also provide work on migration projects related to new technologies as requested by the supervisor and provide support and guidance to users.

Assignment Tasks

Provision of Second User Support

1. Handle (MAC) Move, Add and Changes second Line functions:

  • Answer telephone and create calls (New Installs) as needed
  • Assist in receiving Purchase Orders and create calls as needed
  • Check "Computer Installs" emails and ensure all calls are registered
  • Maintain status tables, reports and inventory data base
  • Research problems using data and information provided
  • Document common problems and solutions

2. Answer calls based on information provided by users and scripts/process provided by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

3. Support roll out and implementation of system

4. Work with HD First/Second Line to identify correct procedures and solutions in a timely manner

5. Communicate regularly:

  • To First/Second HD Analyst solutions identified
  • With users to keeping them informed of call status
  • With SMEs to speed up the process – as specified by Supervisor

6. Manage escalations according OLA/SLA from:

  • Users
  • HD 1st/2nd Line and SME

7. Maintain documentation repository of relevant information for use by end users

8. Perform any other relevant duties requested by supervisor

9. Assist with PSB task and equipment disposal.

Technical support and maintenance of hardware and software

1.Perform monitoring and inspection:

  • UNICEF personal computers, printers and laptops/notebooks
  • Installations, relocations, de-installations of computers
  • Loading of UNICEF's standard operating systems and applications software onto computers
  • Setting up network access
  • Maintaining and repairing hardware no longer under warranty
  • Configuring and upgrading computer peripherals (e.g. modems, PC cards, internalupgrades)
  • Tracking computer equipment warranty and non-warranty status information to ensure equipment still under warranty is serviced only by the vendor.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

Education

High School degree and strong computer skills required.

Experience

  • A+ Certification or equal experience
  • Strong knowledge of Windows 7/8.1/10 OS
  • Strong PC troubleshooting skills
  • Strong knowledge of Productivity Applications
  • Fundamentals of networking (NT)
  • Experience with NT basic support
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Lotus Notes, Internet, FTP and Intranet applications
  • Working knowledge of UNICEF environment isdesirable
  • Knowledge of Global Help Desk software will be considered an advantage.

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/2llq4V8