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    Clinical Director
    Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit organization based in Boston, MA, whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Through service delivery, training, advocacy and research, PIH works globally to bring the benefits of modern science to those most in need and to serve as an antidote to despair. PIH has programs in Haiti, Peru, Guatemala, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Burundi, Kazakhstan, the Dominican Republic, and Boston.

    IMB, PIH’s sister organization in Rwanda, has the goal of supporting the Rwandan Ministry of Health at the district and national levels, to improve the health and promote the rights of the people of Rwanda by ensuring universal access to high quality, comprehensive care.

    Overall Responsibilities:

    The Clinical Director will supervise the implementation of IMB’s clinical activities across three districts in Rwanda. S/He will be responsible for:

    contributing to the overall strategy of the organization as a member of the senior management team;
    managing and mentoring IMB district-based doctors, clinical program leaders, and other clinicians, providing technical expertise and support;
    liaising with government partners on the district and national levels;
    building relationships with donors, visiting clinicians, and other NGO partners.
    The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, organized, and diplomatic. S/He should have extensive clinical and program management experience, along with a proven commitment to social justice.

    Specific responsibilities:

    IMB leadership

    - Collaborate with members of the IMB senior management team, in order to:

    *develop a clear mission, vision; and strategy;
    ensure that activities are in line with the overall strategy of the organization;
    *make major policy decisions;
    *achieve consensus on day-to-day decisions that require senior management approval.

    - Lead by example, embodying the values of IMB, including: doing whatever it takes to provide the highest level of service to our patients; treating every member of our organization and community with equal respect and dignity; fostering a sense of generosity and teamwork; and working patiently, yet persistently, to accompany our government partners to achieve our shared goals.

    - Participate in inpatient rounds in the three district hospitals on a regular basis (at least once monthly) in order to build relationships with our partners; stay connected to the core of our work; and identify patient care and systems issues on which IMB and our partners can collaborate to address.

    - Represent IMB in meetings with our government partners (including the Ministry of Health and district leadership) and with the NGO sector.

    - Communicate regularly with PIH headquarters to coordinate activities across country programs.

    Program management

    - Coordinate IMB clinical program activities across districts and at the Ministry of Health level.
    - Clearly define working relationships for each program, both within IMB and with the Ministry of Health, through an organizational structure and clear program descriptions.

    - Supervise and mentor the IMB program doctor in each district to ensure the implementation of clinical programs is progressing appropriately in each district, and to build the doctors’ capacity to provide cross-sites management to clinical programs. Meet regularly with IMB doctors and be highly responsive via e-mail and phone to ensure smooth coordination across programs and districts.

    - Work with and through the IMB doctors building the capacity of IMB clinical program managers through:

    formal trainings and regular mentorship
    regular check-ins with clinical program managers;
    provision of feedback and support where appropriate.
    - Supervise clinical program managers to accomplish the following:

    *set strategic program goals and develop clear annual workplans that fit within and advance the overall IMB strategy;
    *set clear and realistic metrics for success for each program, at each level of the health sector;
    *develop clear monthly and quarterly reports to show progress on metrics and workplans.

    Building relationships with our partners

    - Build and maintain relationships with our government partners, including the district health unit, hospital medical directors, and health center leaders. This includes:

    meeting formally with each hospital’s leadership along with district-based IMB doctors to discuss clinical program advancement and challenges at least twice per month, through a joint clinical committee;
    participating in hospital rounds or other clinical care in all three districts on a monthly basis;
    communicating with the Ministry of Health’s district health unit and district pharmacy leaders to identify and work towards relevant clinical goals;
    communicating and collaborating with all district-based IMB clinicians on the above clinical activities.
    - Meet regularly with our partners in the central Ministry of Health and represent IMB in government-convened Technical Working Groups where applicable.

    Building relationships with donors, visitors and NGO partners

    - Meet regularly with donors to help bring additional resources to IMB.

    - Work with the management team to contribute to grant proposals and reports to current and potential donors.

    - Meet regularly with NGO partners to build relationships and collaborate on projects.

    - Communicate regularly with PIH headquarters to recruit visiting clinicians and ensure they have productive and mutually beneficial experiences
    - Work actively to help “build the movement”— mentoring and acclimating volunteers and visitors to the project.

    Qualifications:

    - English proficiency required; French or Kinyarwanda proficiency strongly preferred.

    - Medical doctor with at least 5 years of post-graduate training and/or clinical experience.

    - 5 years of experience in managing projects and supervising teams across multiple sites, including developing and managing strategies, work plans, performance metrics and budgets.

    - Genuinely enjoys working collaboratively with a diverse team.

    - Prior work experience in resource-poor settings preferred.

    - Computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet programs including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

    - Strong communication, writing and presentation skills.

    - Proven ability to exercise good judgment and diplomacy.

    - Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple assignments, prioritize work flow, adapt to fluctuating workload, and meet deadlines.

    - A commitment to health and social justice.

    How to Apply:

    To apply for this position, please visit our website at Partners In Health.

    Clinical Management Associate
    Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit organization based in Boston, MA, whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Through service delivery, training, advocacy and research, PIH works globally to bring the benefits of modern science to those most in need and to serve as an antidote to despair. PIH has programs in Haiti, Peru, Guatemala, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Burundi, Kazakhstan, the Dominican Republic, and Boston.

    IMB, PIH’s sister organization in Rwanda, has the goal of supporting the Rwandan Ministry of Health at the district and national levels, to improve the health and promote the rights of the people of Rwanda by ensuring universal access to high quality, comprehensive care.

    Overall Responsibilities:

    The IMB Clinical Management Associate will support the IMB Clinical Director and clinical leadership team with the implementation of clinical programs. In particular, the Clinical Management Associate will focus on supporting the Clinical Director on all workstreams (particularly for finance, communications, operations and strategy);

    building program management capacity with clinical program leaders through formal and informal trainings;
    ensuring smooth cross-district coordination and operations.

    The successful candidate will develop tools and processes to facilitate efficient management practices, providing mentorship as appropriate for clinical program managers and partners in the Ministry of Health at all levels.

    Qualified candidates will have experience managing a team of professionals in a for-profit or non-profit organization in a developing world setting. It is imperative that the candidate have strong interpersonal skills, coordinating with a host of managers and directors s/he does not directly manage. Success is predicated on forming high-trust relationships with colleagues, providing cogent advice, and being persistent.

    Ability to commit 2 years is preferred.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    Support Clinical Director

    - Support Clinical Director and clinical leadership team to manage the administration of clinical programs, including: coordination, communication, finance and administration.
    - Support Clinical Director in reviewing and analyzing clinical programs’ reports on program performance metrics, status of activities as compared to work plan, and actual spending as compared to budget in order to anticipate, identify, and address potential challenges.
    - Support Clinical Director’s engagement with key partners, donors, and government partners on all administration, management, and finance issues.
    - Assist Clinical Director in preparing, writing and editing reports; help prepare abstracts and manuscript submissions to professional journals.
    - Support coordination of clinical and cross-cutting programs, helping to ensure interdepartmental clinical priorities and projects steadily move forward.
    - Other special projects as assigned by Clinical Director.

    Build Clinical Program Management Capacity

    - Facilitate program management by supporting clinical staff to develop strategic goals, and to create work plans and budgets.
    - In close collaboration with M&E team, ensure each manager or coordinator has defined, clear and applicable performance metrics for their program, and that they are being monitored on a regular basis and part of the decision-making process.
    - Assist program staff to gather and analyze clinical, programmatic and financial data used in management reports for improved decision-making.
    - Ensure communication across programs runs smoothly, including planning meetings, providing frequent updates and ensuring information is appropriately shared throughout the organization, both within IMB and with colleagues in Boston.
    - Develop the managerial capacity of program managers through one-on-one coaching and implementation of management training curricula that are directly applicable to managers’ daily work.
    - Work with IMB government partners – district health unit, hospital, and health center leaders— to improve managerial capacity and implement new systems [e.g. pharmacy supply chain issues, financial reporting, planning].
    - Support clinical leadership and managers more generally with major projects as necessary.

    Cross-site coordination and operations
    - Travel frequently to each of three districts of Rwanda that IMB supports.
    - Coordinate district-based clinical activities across three districts, disseminating best practices.
    - Support quality improvement initiatives across the district hospitals—particularly with respect to supply chain and paramedical services.

    Requirements:

    - MBA or equivalent graduate degree with 3 years of work experience in management, finance or consulting, or Bachelor’s degree with 4-5 years of applicable work experience.
    - Medical, clinical or public health background strongly preferred.
    - English fluency required; French proficiency strongly preferred.
    - High degree of proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint.
    - Strong communication, writing and presentation skills.
    - Experience with financial management and analytical skills.
    - Proven ability to exercise good judgment and diplomacy.
    - Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple assignments, prioritize work flow, adapt to fluctuating workload, and meet deadlines.
    - Prior experience working in resource-poor settings preferred.
    - Willingness to travel frequently within country, and work long hours.
    - Genuine gratification with working in a collaborative team atmosphere.
    - Ability to commit 2 years is preferred.
    - Commitment to social justice.


    How to Apply:

    To apply, please visit our website at Partners In Health.


    Senior Global Climate Change Economist
    Climate Change Adaptation and Water Resources
    SENIOR GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMIST

    Tetra Tech ARD (Tetra Tech ARD, a Tetra Tech company) is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Senior Global Climate Change Economist candidates for a USAID funded program on Climate Change Adaptation and Water Resources. The principal purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance and analyses to Agency bureaus and field missions to support implementation of effective global climate change activities and programs as they related to water resources management. This long-term program will be based in Washington, D.C. and will require periodic international travel. The Climate Change Economist may be a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. or a part-time position requiring frequent travel to Washington, D.C. in addition to international travel.

    Responsibilities:
    -- Conduct economic analyses of costs and benefits of climate change policies;
    -- Assist host countries in developing global climate change financing schemes;
    -- Developing improved policy options and enhancing adoption and implementation of improved policies;
    -- Provide technical leadership for and supervision of consultant staff;
    -- Make verbal or written presentations to a wide variety of audiences as requested by the COTR;
    -- Establish and maintain productive and positive relationships with USAID, other US government agencies, international government officials, multilateral and bi lateral donor organizations, and local partners.

    Requirements:
    -- Educational requirements include at least a Master’s degree in economics, environmental policy, water/natural resource management, or other climate change related field of study;
    -- A minimum of five (5) years of international technical experience in the area of global climate change economics, and other relevant technical areas;
    -- Prior successful experience working on USAID-funded project(s) or similar donor funded projects;
    -- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, especially in working across cultures;
    -- English proficiency required with advanced proficiency in Spanish, French, or Portuguese language preferred;
    -- Geographic experience in Africa, Asia, or Latin America is required; experience in small island state and/or glacially- dependent countries preferred
    -- U.S. citizenship or valid U.S. work permit required.

    To Apply:
    Please email full, current CV in reverse chronological format to vladimir.stradnic@tetratech.com referring to ACC GCCE in the subject line or fax to V. Stradnic at 1-802-658-4247. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.

    Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations—in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Senior Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change Specialist
    Climate Change Adaptation and Water Resources
    SENIOR ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND CHANGE SPECIALIST

    Tetra Tech ARD (Tetra Tech ARD, a Tetra Tech company) is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Senior Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change Specialist candidates for a USAID funded program on Climate Change Adaptation and Water Resources. The principal purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance and analyses to Agency bureaus and field missions to support implementation of effective global climate change activities and programs as they related to water resources management. This long-term program will be based in Washington, D.C. and will require periodic international travel.

    Responsibilities:
    -- Conduct climate vulnerability and adaptation assessments;
    -- Work with stakeholders to understand and identify adaptation options;
    -- Integrate resilience to climate change into project design and redesign;
    -- Provide technical leadership for and supervision of consultant staff;
    -- Make verbal or written presentations to a wide variety of audiences as requested by the COTR;
    -- Establish and maintain productive and positive relationships with USAID, other US government agencies, international government officials, multilateral and bi lateral donor organizations, and local partners.

    Requirements:
    -- Educational requirements include at least a Master’s degree in water or natural resource management, environmental science, or other climate change related field of study;
    -- A minimum of five (5) years of international technical experience in the area of adaptation to climate variability and change, preferably as applicable to water resources;
    -- Prior successful experience working on USAID-funded project(s) or similar donor funded projects;
    -- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, especially in working across cultures;
    -- English proficiency required with advanced proficiency in Spanish, French, or Portuguese language preferred;
    -- Geographic experience in Africa, Asia, or Latin America; experience in small island states and/or glacially- dependent countries preferred;
    -- U.S. citizenship or valid U.S. work permit required.

    To Apply:
    Please email full, current CV in reverse chronological format to vladimir.stradnic@tetratech.com referring to ACC SACVC in the subject line or fax to V. Stradnic at 1-802-658-4247. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.

    Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations—in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Project Director - Egypt
    Freedom House supports the spread of freedom and democracy throughout the world through research, effective advocacy, and programs directly supporting frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World. With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, we are supporting the right of every individual to be free.
    Freedom House seeks a Director to be based in Cairo for its project to support a democratic transition in Egypt.

    Position Summary: The Project Director will lead a Freedom House project to promote civic engagement, youth participation, new media, and human rights (including women's rights) in Egypt. S/he will be responsible for program development and implementation; providing technical assistance and training; financial management; staff supervision; oversight of office management; building and maintaining partnerships with Egyptian civil society and human rights organizations; public relations, and fundraising.

    We offer great benefits including: • 100% employer-paid health, dental and vision Insurance, emergency evacuation • 100% employer-paid R&R leave for expatriates which includes cost of air travel to and from home of record for employee and dependents • Round the clock residential security provided and paid for by employer • Round trip air fare for employee and dependents to work location • Life Insurance, long term disability coverage & accidental death and dismemberment, • Housing allowance plus relocation allowance • Paid vacation leave, Paid holidays, • And much more……

    Applications are due April 8, 2011. The position is contingent upon funding. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. If any candidate does not have all required information, he or she will not be considered. Candidates are also requested to state where they viewed the job advertisement in their applications.

    Qualified and Interested applicants Please send a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: recruiting@freedomhouse.org or fax to (202) 822-3893, Attention: HR. Dept., referencing 2011-012 Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE M/F/D/V


    Qualification:
    • 7-10 years experience with civil society and/or human rights • Experience providing technical assistance to local organizations in Arab countries • University degree required; graduate degree preferred. • Knowledge of democracy and human rights issues • Knowledge of US Government grant requirements and regulations • Fluency in English (oral and written) required • Arabic language skills strongly preferred • Strong track record in project and staff management • Demonstrated initiative

    Operations and Administration Assistant
    Organization: Control Arms Secretariat
    Location: New York City (Midtown East)
    Contact information: jobs@controlarms.org

    The Control Arms coalition is an international campaign that has been working since 2003 for tough controls on the international arms trade in order to reduce human suffering. This is an exciting moment in the campaign’s development, as formal negotiations are now underway at the United Nations toward the conclusion of an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).

    We are looking for talented and committed individuals who can help to drive forward the international campaign, and provide support to our growing network. You will have great leadership skills, be experienced in working with multi-cultural and multi-lingual networks, and possess the drive, passion and commitment to see campaigns make a real difference.

    Purpose of the Control Arms Secretariat
    To serve the responsibilities and role of coordinator and facilitator for the Control Arms coalition – a global civil society campaign fighting for tough legally-binding arms control that will prevent irresponsible arms transfers in order to save lives and protect livelihoods. The new Control Arms Secretariat will lead and implement the coalition’s operations, activities and strategies, and serve and support the members and the bodies of the coalition in their efforts to effectively advocate and campaign for a strong ATT. This includes supporting work at the national, regional and international levels.

    Positions Available:

    3. Operations and Administration Assistant
    Part-time, 20 hours per week

    Job description
    The Operations and administration assistant will be responsible for all operational and administrative support for the new Control Arms Secretariat. This post will report to the Coordinator of the Control Arms Secretariat.

    Responsibilities:
    Oversee general operations and logistics for the coalition, including: travel and meetings arrangements for Secretariat staff; travel and supporting Control Arms Steering Board meetings; and leading support and coordination of members at international meetings and conferences, especially at UN, with travel, hotels, per diems, accreditation, NGO presentations, etc.
    Provide the Coordinator with operational support, including in fundraising efforts (such as grant writing and reporting, as well as related administrative tasks), perform general office support duties (train and manage interns and volunteers, etc.)
    Ensure and liaise as needed so that administrative support is efficiently rendered by host organization and/or interns.

    Qualifications/Person Specification

    Required:
     University degree.
     Experience in civil society, government or international organization environment.
     Relevant experience in operational and administrative work.
     Excellent communication and writing skills.
     Fluent oral and written communication skills in English – and ideally another language.
     Understanding of, and experience in, multicultural environments with a diverse range of geographical, language, gender, religious and cultural backgrounds.
     Complete computer literacy, including email, internet, word processor and spreadsheets.

    Salary: Up to $20,000 (for half time) with benefits.
    Length of contract: One year, with possibility of renewal.
    Apply by: April 11, 2011
    Start date: As soon as possible.

    To apply: Interested applicants should email cover letter, a detailed CV/resumé, and three references. Only applicants who fulfill the aforementioned requirements will be considered, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Send to jobs@controlarms.org

    Candidates must demonstrate eligibility – or ability to rapidly gain eligibility – to legally work in the United States (citizenship, “green card”/work permit). Minorities are urged to apply, as Control Arms highly encourages diversity.

    Communications and Campaign Officer
    Organization: Control Arms Secretariat
    Location: New York City (Midtown East)
    Contact information: jobs@controlarms.org

    The Control Arms coalition is an international campaign that has been working since 2003 for tough controls on the international arms trade in order to reduce human suffering. This is an exciting moment in the campaign’s development, as formal negotiations are now underway at the United Nations toward the conclusion of an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).

    We are looking for talented and committed individuals who can help to drive forward the international campaign, and provide support to our growing network. You will have great leadership skills, be experienced in working with multi-cultural and multi-lingual networks, and possess the drive, passion and commitment to see campaigns make a real difference.

    Purpose of the Control Arms Secretariat
    To serve the responsibilities and role of coordinator and facilitator for the Control Arms coalition – a global civil society campaign fighting for tough legally-binding arms control that will prevent irresponsible arms transfers in order to save lives and protect livelihoods. The new Control Arms Secretariat will lead and implement the coalition’s operations, activities and strategies, and serve and support the members and the bodies of the coalition in their efforts to effectively advocate and campaign for a strong ATT. This includes supporting work at the national, regional and international levels.

    Positions Available:

    2. Communications and Campaign Officer

    Job description
    The Communications and Campaign Officer will oversee all communications, campaigning and operational matters for the new Control Arms Secretariat, including performing the role of network contact point and support officer for members worldwide. This post will report to the Coordinator of the Control Arms Secretariat.

    Responsibilities:
    Communications
    Ensure efficient communications with and between the component structures of the Control Arms coalition – members, regional and thematic Working Groups, Steering Board and Secretariat. This will include keeping the membership updated on Steering Board deliberations, and the Steering Board abreast of global campaigning activities.
    Develop and disseminate Control Arms’ monthly bulletin/update – requesting submissions, compiling, drafting, editing and distributing to membership and external partners.
    Effectively manage the further development and maintenance of the Control Arms website, both regarding content and information technology, by posting updates, news and implementing new features – including the use of social media tools.
    Develop and facilitate communication systems that ensure Control Arms campaigning strategies and activities are based on the views of its membership.

    Campaign
    Develop, together with the Coordinator, a global campaign strategy for the Control Arms coalition – drafting internal documents envisioning objectives, targets, activities, messaging, visual identity, etc. – ensuring that strategy includes and implements a robust social media component to further mobilization and participation in Control Arms campaigns.
    Ensure the effectiveness of the Control Arms global campaign strategy through coordinated and successful national campaigning – facilitating, encouraging, supporting and advising members’ national campaigning activities and strategies.
    Support increased impact of the Control Arms campaign through drafting, coordination of sign-off, and distribution of advocacy, information and campaigning tools and materials to all members of the coalition.
    Network
    Serve as main point of contact for the Control Arms coalition, responding to contacts and queries from members, governments, international organizations, other civil society and media on policy, strategy and operational matters.
    Facilitate and serve as central hub for the coalition’s regional and thematic Working Groups, ensuring coordinated decentralization and breadth of Control Arms efforts.
    Review and approve membership applications to the Control Arms coalition, in consultation with the relevant regional Working Group, as well as membership record-
    keeping, such as a database of Control Arms members for monthly update and general communications.
    Outreach to civil society organizations worldwide to ensure continued growth of the campaign through new members of the coalition.

    Qualifications/Person Specification

    Required:
     University degree in international affairs, or relevant social science plus professional experience.
     A minimum of three years experience in civil society, government or international organization environment, preferably in the disarmament, arms control, human rights or humanitarian fields.
     Experience with international NGO coalitions and networks.
     Excellent communication, writing and networking skills.
     Fluent oral and written communication skills in English as well as in at least one other language – preferably Spanish, French or Arabic.
     Understanding of, and experience in, multicultural environments with a diverse range of activists (geographical, language, gender, religious and cultural).
     Complete computer literacy, including email, internet, website development, and social media.
     Available to travel internationally.

    Desired:
     Knowledge of security/disarmament issues, and diplomacy/UN system.
     Fluency in additional UN languages.

    Salary: Up to U$50,000, based on experience, with benefits.
    Length of contract: One year, with possibility of renewal.
    Apply by: April 11, 2011
    Start date: As soon as possible.

    To apply: Interested applicants should email cover letter, a detailed CV/resumé, and three references. Only applicants who fulfill the aforementioned requirements will be considered, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Send to jobs@controlarms.org

    Candidates must demonstrate eligibility – or ability to rapidly gain eligibility – to legally work in the United States (citizenship, “green card”/work permit). Minorities are urged to apply, as Control Arms highly encourages diversity.

    Coordinator
    Organization: Control Arms Secretariat
    Location: New York City (Midtown East)
    Contact information: jobs@controlarms.org

    The Control Arms coalition is an international campaign that has been working since 2003 for tough controls on the international arms trade in order to reduce human suffering. This is an exciting moment in the campaign’s development, as formal negotiations are now underway at the United Nations toward the conclusion of an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).

    We are looking for talented and committed individuals who can help to drive forward the international campaign, and provide support to our growing network. You will have great leadership skills, be experienced in working with multi-cultural and multi-lingual networks, and possess the drive, passion and commitment to see campaigns make a real difference.

    Purpose of the Control Arms Secretariat
    To serve the responsibilities and role of coordinator and facilitator for the Control Arms coalition – a global civil society campaign fighting for tough legally-binding arms control that will prevent irresponsible arms transfers in order to save lives and protect livelihoods. The new Control Arms Secretariat will lead and implement the coalition’s operations, activities and strategies, and serve and support the members and the bodies of the coalition in their efforts to effectively advocate and campaign for a strong ATT. This includes supporting work at the national, regional and international levels.

    Positions Available:
    1. Coordinator

    Job description
    The Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the Control Arms Secretariat fulfills its functions, serving as the global coordinating and facilitating body of the Control Arms coalition’s advocacy, campaign and media efforts. The Control Arms Coordinator will manage a small office and will be responsible for reporting to the Control Arms Steering Board – which provides strategic direction and oversight on behalf of the coalition.

    Responsibilities:
    Coordinate the Control Arms coalition’s global work on advocacy and campaigning.
    Ensure effective coordination and increased advocacy and campaign impact of the Control Arms coalition through communication and distribution of information, resources, advocacy and campaigning tools to all members of the Control Arms coalition, as well as within and between the membership, the public, partner organizations, and governments.
    Respond to contacts and queries from governments, civil society and media on policy, strategy and operational matters.
    Represent the Control Arms coalition to the global media and in public fora, as well as with policy makers, diplomats and stakeholders.
    Develop, together with Steering Board, the Control Arms coalition’s strategic and operational plans, reporting periodically on their progress.
    Ensure effective logistics and convening of Steering Board meetings – as well as facilitating communication between the membership and the Steering Board.
    Manage and help recruit a small staff, both locally and “virtually”, including interns. Lead support and development for Secretariat staff.
    Oversee the coalition’s fundraising and donor liaison work, as well as the production of financial and narrative reports, managing and accounting for funds received by the Control Arms coalition, providing accurate and comprehensive financial and narrative reports to donors and the Steering Board.
    Ensure the financial sustainability of the Control Arms coalition to ensure it is solvent, compliant, effective and efficient.

    Qualifications/Person Specification

    Required:
     Strong team leader and sound manager, with experience in personnel and budget management.
     Track record of successful campaign planning and implementation, including strong strategic skills
     Graduate degree in international affairs or relevant social science – or equivalent practical experience.
     Significant work experience in civil society, government or international organization environment in the disarmament, arms control, human rights or humanitarian fields.
     Excellent communication, writing, public speaking, presentation, networking and diplomatic skills.
     Strong lobby and representation skills (ability to interact with government officials at a senior level).
     Fluent oral and written communication skills in English as well as in at least one other language – ideally Spanish, French or Arabic.
     Knowledge of arms control/security/disarmament issues, and diplomacy/UN system.
     Excellent ability to engage and lead team-work in multicultural settings with a diverse range of activists (geographical, language, gender, religious and cultural).
     Complete computer literacy.
     Availability for extensive international travel.

    Desired:
     Knowledge of the Arms Trade Treaty process and/or conventional arms export controls.
     Experience with international NGO coalitions and networks.
     Knowledge of digital and social media.
     Fluency in additional languages.

    Salary: Up to U$75,000 based on experience, with benefits.
    Length of contract: One year, with possibility of renewal.
    Apply by: April 11, 2011
    Start date: As soon as possible.

    To apply: Interested applicants should email cover letter, a detailed CV/resumé, three references, and a sample of publication or media work. Only applicants who fulfill the aforementioned requirements will be considered, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Send to jobs@controlarms.org

    Candidates must demonstrate eligibility – or ability to rapidly gain eligibility – to legally work in the United States (citizenship, “green card”/work permit). Control Arms highly values diversity in applications for this post.

    Resettlement Support Center (RSC) Processing Supervisor
    Processing Supervisor
    Duty Station : Damak, Nepal
    Classification : Official, Grade P2
    Type of Appointment : Fixed-term, one year with possibility of extension
    Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
    Closing Date : 08 April 2011
    Reference Code : VN 2011/ 08 (O) - EXT

    Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of
    migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental
    partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.
    It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
    General Functions:
    Under the overall supervision of the RSC Manager and direct supervision of the RSC
    Deputy Manager, the successful candidate will be based in Damak and will be responsible
    in managing the day-to-day RSC processing activities.


    In particular he/she will:
    1. Provide daily management and supervise RSC case processing activities.
    2. Oversee staff performance to ensure efficiency, high quality work and accurate
    completion of activities.
    3. Respond to inquiries from and provide guidance and feedback to staff under supervision
    in accordance with Worldwide Refugee Processing System (WRAPS), Citizenship and
    Immigration Services (CIS,) Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) and RSC
    guidelines.
    4. Ensure correct input of RSC records into the WRAPS database.
    5. Handle urgent and sensitive cases directly and ensure efficient processing.
    6. Use reports to monitor pipeline and take appropriate action to tackle any existing
    backlog.
    7. Follow-up with Refugee Processing Center (RPC) as needed.
    8. Follow-up with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on cases
    deferred for further clarification, long-standing cases on hold, or inactive/withdrawn
    applications as needed.
    9. Coordinate relevant statistics of workflow under direct supervision for the purpose of
    generating weekly activity and other reports for management consideration.
    10. Update staff under direct supervision of changes in workflow and/or procedures and
    provide additional training as required.
    11. Represent RSC Damak at meetings and prepare briefings, trainings, background
    information and unit updates (as needed.)
    12. Assist with interviewing and selecting new staff under direct supervision. Maintain leave
    schedule of staff under supervision and duly sign their leave requests.
    13. Alert the RSC Deputy Manager of any non-compliance of staff under direct supervision
    as well as areas of concern and suggest possible improvements in order to properly
    support the overall development of RSC Damak.
    14. Report regularly to RSC Deputy Manager and RSC Manager on relevant activities,
    problems and solutions.
    15. Maintain and ensure confidentiality of all RSC matters.
    16. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
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    Desirable Qualifications:
    Education and Experience
    a) Completed university degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably in
    Social Science, International Relations, Regional Studies/ related discipline, or an equivalent
    combination of training and experience; b) two years of experience in the United States
    Refugee Admissions Programme (USRAP,) particularly Resettlement Support Center
    activities.
    Competencies
    a) Excellent communication and report writing skills; b) strong analytical skills,
    strategic and creative thinking; c) strong knowledge of WRAPS; d) proven ability to
    supervise and direct staff; e) proven ability to work in remote areas; f) ability to work
    effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional
    backgrounds; g) personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility, drive for results; h)
    demonstrated gender awareness and gender sensitivity; i) strong level of computer literacy
    particularly in ME Office software package and other database applications.
    Languages
    Thorough knowledge of English.
    NOTE:
    1. The tenure of contract of staff members holding a regular contract will remain
    unchanged.
    How to apply:
    Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment
    system, by April 08, 2011 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
    For further information, please refer to: IOM - How to Apply
    In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly filled
    in and submitted with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for
    applications.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application
    in your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.


    OPEN TO INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES
    IOM has a proactive recruitment policy to increase the representation of nationals of nonrepresented
    member states. Qualified applicants from the following countries will be
    favorably considered:
    Angola, Armenia, Bahamas, Belize, Benin, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central
    African Republic, Cyprus, Congo, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Gabon, Gambia,
    Guinea, Honduras, Jamaica, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malta,
    Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Slovenia, Somalia,
    Swaziland, Timor Leste, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Yemen
    Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

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