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  1. kilimasera

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    [h=2]Tuesday, June 21, 2011[/h][h=3]African Barrick Gold Vacancies[/h]
    Barrick Gold is a leading international gold mining company, with a portfolio of twentyseven operating mines and seven advanced exploration and development projects, located across five continents. African Barrick Gold is the largest gold mining company in Tanzania with four operating gold mines, Bulyanhulu, North Mara, Tulawaka and Buzwagi.

    Contracts Manager

    Based in Johannesburg in the Regional Office, the incumbent will ensure the establishment of contracts for the mine sites in Tanzania and South Africa to optimise the spend and embed processes to remain compliant. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, he/she will also develop and maintain contract templates, as well as develop and promote the contract process to all Supply Chain staff and end users
    within the company.
    Candidates must hold a degree in Business, Finance, Logistics and/or Purchasing and 5 years' experience in Procurement and Contracts Management. A demonstrated understanding of Supply Chain operations, Contract Management, Sourcing for Capital, Services, Direct Purchasing and Stock Management within the supply operations of large resource or utilities operations and an understanding of Process Improvement Methodologies are needed. Applicants must either be qualified or experienced in Inventory Management processes and the interface with Warehouse Management. Supervision and leadership skills or aptitude completes the profile.

    Systems and Compliance Manager

    Reporting to the Director: Environmental Management, African Barrick Gold, the incumbent will be based in Johannesburg and will provide leadership in establishing a culture of continual improvement
    in environmental performance within African Barrick Gold (ABG) as well as ensure that environmental management is fully integrated into the operations during the complete lifecycle of the mine, from design
    to post closure. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the implementation of African Barrick Gold's standards, procedures and guidelines at a regional level through the design and development
    of environmental systems. In addition, this role is responsible for the maintenance of compliance management systems and for all internal and external environmental performance reporting.
    To be successful, candidates need a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline aligned to environmental science or environmental engineering and a minimum of 8 years' demonstrated experience in a senior environmental professional position. Postgraduate qualifications in Environment are preferred, whilst management experience would be advantageous. The ability to advise and communicate at various levels of the organisation and work under pressure is essential, along with proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Project, etc), database and management system software.

    Mine Water Specialist

    From a Johannesburg base, reporting to the Director: Environmental Management, this role will provide expertise and leadership in water management matters in African Barrick Gold's operations in Africa and assist site personnel with the development of surface and groundwater management plans and database systems for all Africa sites. In addition, the successful candidate will develop and implement water management strategies to minimise the use and contamination of water and implement site water and waste load balances in collaboration with company specialists.
    Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or higher tertiary qualification in Hydrology, Geohydrology or a related discipline and at least 10 years' experience. An advanced degree is preferred and knowledge of Goldsim or similar models and EQUIS would be advantageous. A significant depth of technical experience in water management is required, preferably in the mining sector. Exposure to the practicalities of water management in the international arena will be to the candidate's advantage. He/she must be able to work and live in South Africa.

    Commodity Specialists

    The role, based in Johannesburg, will be responsible for establishing, maintaining and executing Forward Pricing Agreements (FPA/contracts) for the different mine sites, liaising with sites and acting on their requirements. The incumbent will facilitate discussions to establish FPA requirements, issue RFPs (Request for Proposals) to suppliers/the market and evaluate tenders based on required guidelines. In addition, he/she will perform tender analyses, consider all aspects of the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Model when awarding contracts for the purpose of reducing cost per ounce and/or improving effectiveness and efficiency of production and complete Forward Pricing Agreement (FPA) or Supplier Terms of Reference (STOR) after site approval.
    Interested persons must have a relevant degree or diploma and a minimum of 5 years' working experience in a similar role with a good understanding of all Supply Chain activities. Previous experience
    in the mining industry and a good understanding of products and markets relating to the mining industry would be advantageous. Advanced Excel knowledge is a must for this position, whilst sound knowledge of Word and Access is essential.

    Corporate Health & Safety Manager

    Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the incumbent (based in Johannesburg) will develop, implement and direct Occupational Health and Safety policies and programmes for all of African Barrick Gold
    established and developing properties. Further duties include leading development, compliance and public and governmental interface on OHS issues for the region and providing functional guidance to
    OHS professionals at all operations, projects under development and closed/reclamation properties. In addition, there will be extensive interface with site operations management, executive management,
    outside consultants and regulatory agencies.
    A Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, such as Mining, Metallurgy, Geology or Occupational Health and Safety and a minimum of 10 years' experience in the OH&S field with general oversight of OHS programmes, regulations and practices are the minimum requirements
    for this role. An advanced degree is preferred, whilst experience in a management position, the mining industry and dealing with State and federal/national regulatory agencies is vital. Clear and effective communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, flexibility when working in a team environment, persistence and
    the ability to drive change and work under pressure will also count in the applicant's favour.

    Note: All positions will require regular travel into Africa.
    The positions will attract competitive salary packages, which will include excellent benefits.
    Applicants are invited to submit their CVs (indicating the position title in the subject line) via e-mail to: applyafrica@barrick.com

    African Barrick Gold has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. We offer equal employment opportunities to qualified men and women.
    If you are not contacted within thirty (30) days of the closing date, you should consider your application unsuccessful.

    Short-listed candidates may be subject to any of the following:
    l Security clearance
    l Competency assessment
    l Physical capability assessment
    l Reference checking.
    Please forward applications before 21 June 2011.

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    Labels: African Barrick Gold

    [h=3]Head of Clinical Unit: Urology[/h]
    Kimberley Hospital Complex
    Head of Clinical Unit: Urology
    Salary: R959 208 per annum (inclusive package) (Ref. Health/KHC/1164)

    • An appropriate qualification that allows for registration with the HPCSA as a Specialist in a normal speciality or a recognised
    • A minimum of 3 years’ appropriate experience as a Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as a Specialist in a normal
    speciality or in a recognised sub-speciality.

    • Render comprehensive, quality care to patients
    • Effectively manage service with regard to administrative functions
    • Optimally supervise, instruct and train junior personnel, including Registrars
    • Render outreach and support services to other levels of care in our drainage areas
    • Participate in academic activities at undergraduate and postgraduate level as required, including outside the Department
    • Participate in continuing medical education, as required by the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

    Enquiries: Dr L Koning, tel. (053) 802-2147.

    Note: The Northern Cape Provincial Administration is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

    The following documents must be submitted: • Application for Employment Form (Z83), obtainable from any Government department • Certified copies of highest educational qualifications and registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa and ID document.

    Candidates will be subject to personnel suitability checks, which include verification of qualifications, reference checking and criminal record and credit checks, as directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration.

    All applicants must please note that should written notification not be received within six weeks of the closing date of post/s, it can be assumed that short-listing, interviews and appointments have already been carried out. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.

    The following applications will not be considered: • Faxed/e-mailed applications • Applications without a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications, ID and driver’s licence.

    The Department reserves the right to fill or not to fill the positions.

    Please forward your application, together with your detailed Curriculum Vitae, stating the reference number and the post for which you are applying, to: Human Resource Management: Kimberley Hospital, Private Bag X5021, Kimberley 8300 for attention: Mr K Mokgosi.

    Closing date:
    1 August 2011.

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    On behalf of our client Red Mamba Security Services- Mombasa we would like to tap the talent of a highly efficient Recruitment and Training Officer-Re-advertised. The candidate should have the following:

    * Holder of A level. Academic qualifications.
    * Strong background in private security firms.
    * MUST have worked with reputable private security firms in Kenya and held a senior rank in training and recruitment for at least 5 years.
    * MUST have a driving licence with Minimum 5 year’s experience.

    Key responsibilities will include:-

    * Recruitment of competent and mature security officers.
    * Carrying out background checks on the recruited security officers.
    * Carrying out training before recruitment and maintaining continuous training programs for the security team.
    * Constantly planning and ensuring the recruitment cycle is complete and balanced and that relevant trainings are performed.
    * Supervision of the security teams on deployment.

    Salary is negotiable based on each candidate’s unique background.

    Qualified and interested candidates may apply online:


    Applications Deadline 24th June 2011 Attention Brayan.

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    PHONE: 0202616209, 0729318583, 0720262271


    On behalf of our client Red Mamba Security Services- Mombasa we would like to tap the talent of a highly efficient Marketing Coordinator-Re-advertised. The candidate should have the following;

    * MUST be holders of Diploma and above in sales and marketing.
    * MUST have worked in similar position in a reputable private security firm in Kenya.
    * MUST have an experience of minimum 5 years in related sales.
    * MUST have driving licence with an experience of minimum 5 years.

    Key responsibilities will include:-

    * Self drive marketing coordination.
    * Marketing of the security guard services, guards training guard dog services and alarm services.
    * Conduct extensive market research and gather information on current business area.
    * Constantly be in search for new business opportunities and help with the company’s business strategy.


    There is basic salary plus commissions.

    Qualified and interested candidates may apply online:


    Applications Deadline 24th June 2011 Attention Brayan.

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    PHONE: 0202616209, 0729318583, 0720262271


    On behalf of our client a Medical Hospital based in Mombasa we would like to tap the talent of a highly efficient Nurse-Female. The candidate should have the following;

    * Diploma in Nursing
    * Should be in possession of a valid practice license.
    * Registered nurse with Kenyan Nurses.
    * Preferably Muslim.
    * At least 4 years experience in a busy hospital.

    Key responsibilities will include:-

    * Day to day management of patients.
    * Administration and support to the Doctors in charge.
    * Guidance and counseling of patients in the health unit

    Qualified and interested candidates may apply online: jobs@tmskenya.com

    Applications Deadline 24th June 2011 Brayan.

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    [h=2]Monday, June 20, 2011[/h][h=3]Fellow, Energy and National Security[/h]
    Organization:Council on Foreign RelationsLocation:United States (Washington, DC)Website:www.cfr.orgCompensation:Based on education and experienceContact Information:Human ResourcesPhone:212-434-9400Email:humanresources@cfr.org[h=5]Description:[/h]Council on Foreign Relations Human Resources Office 58 E. 68th St., New York, NY 10065 FAX: (212) 434-9893 humanresources@cfr.org www.cfr.orgPOSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
    Title: Fellow, Energy and National Security
    Location: Washington, DC Office
    Salary: Based on education and experience
    Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent national membership organization, publisher of Foreign Affairs, and a nonpartisan center for scholars dedicated to producing and disseminating ideas so that individual and corporate members, as well as policymakers, journalists, students, and interested citizens in the United States and other countries can better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other governments.
    The Council on Foreign Relations has recently launched a major new project on energy and national security. The project, which is funded for three years, will conduct and sponsor research on the intersection of energy and national security with a particular (but not exclusive) focus on oil and gas. It will also convene experts and policymakers to discuss issues involving energy and national security. The project will be led by Michael Levi, currently CFR's David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, and by a new fellow. It will also include several adjunct fellows, and draw on work by scholars from outside CFR.
    The new fellow will be expected to help set overall direction for the project, conduct original research and writing, solicit and oversee commissioned research and writing, and convene workshops and other events. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a scholar who is interested in security and economics to shape and contribute to a broad new effort to illuminate one of the most discussed, but least well understood, areas of U.S. foreign policy.
    The major responsibilities of the fellow will include (but are not limited to):
    • Writing and publishing papers (and shorter pieces) that assess issues at the intersection of energy and national security, including economic, military, and other challenges, as well as policy options for addressing vulnerabilities.
    • Commissioning, supervising, and editing papers by non-CFR experts on challenges and opportunities at the intersection of energy and national security.
    • Organizing and leading workshops and roundtables for CFR members, officials, and experts in the area of energy and national security.
    • Meeting with administration officials, members of Congress, and their staffs to brief them on findings and recommendations of the project on energy and national security.
    • Interacting with CFR's distinguished membership and participating in Council programs and activities.
    • Educating a broader public audience through media interviews and public speaking.
    • PhD in International Relations, Political Economy, Economics, Political Science, or related social sciences field, with high academic achievement
    • Postdoctoral experience strongly preferred, but not required
    • Expertise on energy (specific expertise on oil preferred)
    • Strong writing credentials
    Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above contact information. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

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    [h=3]CPD Research Fellowship[/h]
    Organization:USC Center on Public DiplomacyLocation:(Los Angeles)Website:http://uscpublicdiplomacy.orgCompensation:$2,000 StipendContact Information:Naomi LeightPhone:213-740-9340Email:leight@usc.eduApply online:Click here to apply online for this position >>[h=5]Description:[/h]The Center is now accepting applications from scholars and practitioners of public diplomacy for the 2011-2013 term. Selected from a competitive pool of international applicants by a review committee, CPD Research Fellows will be expected to oversee a substantive research project that that will yield at least two outputs, including one publication for the CPD Perspectives on Public Diplomacy series. The second output could consist of a blog series for the CPD Blog, or another type of product which the Fellow develops with CPD.Three non-resident fellows will be named every year, each serving a two-year term.
    Applications are due by close of business on Monday, August 1, 2011.
    *Please note that USC students and faculty are ineligible for the non-resident CPD Research Fellowship.
    [h=5]Qualification:[/h]Applicants are accepted from locations globally, as this fellowship is non-resident.CPD welcomes proposals for examining both contemporary and historical public diplomacy conducted anywhere in the world.
    Research proposals should have direct relevance to public diplomacy issues. The topics may be contemporary or historical and are not limited to any geographic region.

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    [h=3]Reconnaissance Advisor, Angola[/h]
    Organization:ACDI/VOCALocation:Angola (Angola)Website:www.acdivoca.orgContact Information:Lars VolzPhone:202-000-0000Email:lvolz@acdivoca.org[h=5]Description:[/h]Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 90 projects in 40 countries and revenues of $124 million.Reconnaissance Advisor, Angola
    We are currently seeking a Reconnaissance Advisor for a consultancy in Angola focused on enhancing agriculture-led economic growth and food security through improving agricultural policy, productivity, and market linkages. This short-term assignment will involve work in Angola and follow-up reporting responsibilities. The Reconnaissance Advisor will gather detailed information on potential value chains and geographic targets, establish contact with potential partners, and substantively frame ACDI/VOCA's technical strategy. Due to processing times and logistics, applicants must be in possession of a valid and current Angolan visa.
    • Identify, arrange and hold meetings with key stakeholders in relevant regions.
    • Gather information in the field on potential target value chains, drawing from value chain experience to assess and identify specific opportunities.
    • Meet with key stakeholders such as donors, the Government of Angola, other implementing companies, industry association representatives, and private sector actors to identify key private sector actors, lead firms, and associations for possible collaboration.
    • Contribute to proposal preparation, including technical writing.
    • Produce a detailed report of all in-country work.
    • Provide feedback and support to Headquarters leads.
    • 8 years of relevant experience identifying value chain and market opportunities for donor-funded projects.
    • Master's degree in international development, agriculture, economics, or other relevant subject preferred.
    • Demonstrated technical strategy and proposal preparation experience.
    • Previous experience with USAID-funded programs.
    • Proven ability to successfully liaise will government representatives, local organizations, donor agents, possible partners, and other relevant stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in value chain assessment and proposal preparation
    • Fluency in English required, Portuguese language highly desired.
    • Candidates must be in possession of a valid and current Angolan Visa.
    Please apply online at Join Us. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.

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    [h=3]Chief Operating Officer[/h]
    Organization:LandesaLocation:United States (Seattle, WA)Website:Landesa | Rural Development InstituteContact Information:Jill LindmeierPhone:206-441-4144Email:info@waldronhr.comApply online:Click here to apply online for this position >>[h=5]Description:[/h]Landesa, formerly Rural Development Institute (RDI), works to secure land rights for the world's poorest people. Having worked to help secure land rights for more than 100 million families in more than 40 countries, Landesa partners with developing countries to design and implement laws, policies, and programs concerning land that provide opportunity, further economic growth, and promote social justice.The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will ensure organizational performance, against both the annual budget and long term strategy, in the following areas: finance and accounting, information technology, legal, human resources, and global support services. Overseeing an operating budget of $10 million, the COO will manage three direct reports, including the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Information Technology and Systems (ITS) Director, and the Global Human Resources (HR) Director. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the COO will be a key strategist on the Leadership Team, ensuring global organizational infrastructure to accommodate continued growth and geographic expansion.
    The successful candidate will be passionate and driven by Landesa's mission and core values of respect, collaboration, impact, dedication and learning. This team player will have senior-level management experience in accounting, finance, and operations with an understanding of international non-profit business models. With the ability to think strategically and creatively, this visionary will need experience identifying problems and implementing solutions. He/ She will be a big picture thinker while remaining organized and calm when under pressure. As a spokesperson for international operations, this individual will show sensitivity and the ability to establish respect, credibility and trust in multi-cultural settings.
    [h=5]Qualification:[/h]The candidate should have a minimum of 15 years related work experience in relevant positions of increasing scope and responsibility. Proven experience working for an international organization in a similar capacity is highly desired. International development work, with international field office experience a plus. A Bachelors degree in finance, accounting, business administration or a related field is required. An advanced degree in business, finance or a related field is preferred.For immediate consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to info@waldronhr.com by 6/27/11. For more information, please contact Tom Waldron or Jill Lindmeier at 206.441.4144.
    For more information please see our position specification: HTTP://WWW.WALDRONHR.COM/IMAGES/FILES/LANDESA_COO.PDF

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    [h=3]Communications Intern[/h]
    Organization:Creative LearningLocation:United States (Washington, DC)Website:http://www.unofficialambassadors.comContact Information:Eric SmallbergPhone:2025519053Email:erics@creativelearning.org[h=5]Description:[/h]Paid summer 2011 Communications Intern Position AvailableCreative Learning, (Creative Learning) a Washington-DC based not-for-profit, seeks a full-time Intern from mid-June through August 26, 2011 for the America's Unofficial Ambassadors program (America's Unofficial Ambassadors). This program seeks to encourage and facilitate American volunteer and community service in the Muslim World. A key part of this initiative is outreach and communication with potential volunteers as well as potential donors. The Communications Intern will play an integral role in supporting and implementing AUA's Outreach Plan. The Intern will work in a team environment and have an excellent opportunity to build his or her experience. This internship is a full-time (40 hours per week) position based out of Creative Learning's office in Washington D.C. It includes a stipend of $1000 for the successful completion of the summer-long position.
    Objective: The Communication Intern will support Creative Learning's AUA goals of raising the awareness of 10,000 Americans to the concept of volunteering in the Muslim World and encouraging 1,000 Americans to commit to a week of service in the Muslim World.
    Responsibilities: Intern will report to the Program Officer to complete communications and support tasks that will include:
    • Organizing and updating the AUA database of contacts
    • Supporting social media outreach by creating original blog, Facebook, and Twitter posts
    • Editing the blog posts of AUA volunteers and team members
    • Developing and organizing materials needed for meetings and community events
    • Supporting the publication of e-newsletters and other communication materials as well as creating video stories, as appropriate
    • Researching prospective potential stakeholders at universities, foundations, and government agencies.
    • Excellent writing, Internet research, and Excel skills
    • High proficiency in social media tools, such as Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter, and MyEmma
    • Strong organizational skills, time-management skills, and attention to detail
    • Self-motivated with a positive attitude, team-oriented ethic, and the desire to work in an entrepreneurial and proactive setting
    • Commitment to the AUA program's mission and goals
    • Experience in new media, design or layout (preferred, but not required)
    • The candidate should be a current junior, senior, or recent graduate, interested in a career in Communications or International Development
    Creative Learning is located in Friendship Heights in Washington, DC. Please send letter of interest and resume to: Eric Smallberg. E-mail to EricS@creativelearning.org. EOE.

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    [h=3]Project Director, Mexico[/h]
    Organization:Freedom HouseLocation:Mexico (Mexico City)Website:www.freedomhouse.orgContact Information:Shannon CroweEmail:recruiting@freedomhouse.orgApply online:Click here to apply online for this position >>[h=5]Description:[/h]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. Position Summary:The Project Director will lead the implementation of a project that seeks to strengthen the capacity of both Mexican government and civil society organizations to protect human rights defenders and journalists at risk. The Project Director will drive the programmatic strategy, deliver technical assistance and design trainings on topics such as risk assessments, protection and security strategies, promotion of responsible and professional journalism, documenting attacks on human rights defenders. The position is based in Mexico City, with occasional international travel and regular in-country travel, and reports to the SPM based in Washington, DC
    • Bachelors degree in related field, Masters degree preferred
    • 7-10 years experience working with civil society and/or human rights
    • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish
    • Proven experience working with governmental mechanisms for the protection of journalists
    • Experience providing technical assistance to local organizations in Latin America
    • Knowledge of democracy and human rights issues, with special emphasis on protection for human rights defenders and journalists
    • Knowledge of US Government grant requirements and regulations preferred
    • Demonstrable skills in writing effective grant proposals and reports
    • Grant management experience, ideally with both USG and private-funded projects
    • Proven success in managing a diverse range of external partnerships
    • Strong track record in project and staff management
    Some duties and responsibilities
    • Conceptualize and design program strategies and activities
    • Provide technical assistance and advice to government entities and civil society organizations on issues related to security for human rights defenders and journalists
    • Create training manuals for human rights defenders and conduct targeted trainings on security and protection for human rights defenders and journalists through in-country seminars, workshops, and online trainings
    • Develop advocacy initiatives to promote support for efforts to protect human rights defenders and journalists in Mexico
    • Lead the monitoring and evaluation process, and writing of program reports to ensure completion of program objectives
    • Financial and administrative management of the program, staff supervision and general office operations
    • Represent Freedom House before counterparts in country and abroad, and the donor community
    We offer great benefits including
    • 100% employer-paid health, dental and vision Insurance
    • 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 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
    • And so much more...................
    Qualified and Interested applicants
    Please send a resume, and cover letter with salary requirements to: recruiting@freedomhouse.org or fax to (202) 822-3893, Attention: HR. Dept., referencing: 2011-038 Project Director Mexico. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE M/F/D/V

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    [h=3]Senior Economic Development Officer[/h]
    Organization:Women for Women InternationalLocation:United States (Washington, DC)Website:www.womenforwomen.orgApply online:Click here to apply online for this position >>[h=5]Description:[/h]PURPOSEThe Senior Economic Development Officer will report to and work with the Economic Development Specialist by acting as the HQ lead on project implementation and assisting in identifying income generation opportunities for program participants and graduates. The Senior Economic Development Officer will work with the Economic Development Specialist to help build the skills of the Country Office staff.
    This position requires approximately 50% travel to the Country Offices.
    Program Design
    • Lead the development of project implementation plans, timelines, and budgets for income generation projects.
    • Guide colleagues in the Country Offices through this process as a capacity building effort.
    Program Implementation and Management
    • Assure that timelines, budgets, and other tools are used for efficient and effective project management.
    • Write progress reports and donor reports.
    • Monitor project spending against budget.
    • Guide colleagues in the Country Offices through these processes as a capacity building effort.
    Communication & Teamwork
    • Communications with Country Offices
    • Communications w/Executive Director of Global Programs
    • Communication w/ colleagues
    • Accepts constructive feedback
    • Positive attitude
    • Judgment
    • Work ethic
    • Initiative/Proactive problem solving
    • Commitment and respect for Women for Women International's mission and values
    • Discretion with sensitive materials
    • BA degree in economics, international development, or related field.
    • At least five years' experience in development work.
    • Development experience overseas, a long-term posting.
    • A focus on beneficiaries.
    • Analytical ability and experience with budgeting.
    • Demonstrated skills in creating project implementation plans and guiding their completion.
    • Excellent English writing skills.
    • Master's degree.
    • Experience with agribusiness.
    • Experience with cooperatives.
    • Understanding of conflict environments.
    • Knowledge of a foreign language, preferably French or Swahili.
    We encourage all interested applicants to submit the following application materials: up-to-date resume, cover letter, and 2-3 page unedited writing sample through WfWI's Career Portal and our online application system @ https://womenforwomenintlcareers.silkroad.com under the Current Opportunities tab. Please note that applicants who make it to the interview round will be expected to take a writing test.
    We do not accept resume/applications sent to our human resources email box.
    Only short listed applicants will be invited to interview. No telephone inquiries please.
    Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants will be contacted directly to schedule an interview. Applicants who make it to the interview portion of recruitment will be expected to take an in-house writing test.
    Please respect our "no phone calls" policy.
    Non-US citizens applying for regular positions based in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
    Women for Women International provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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    [h=3]Program Officer - GDPA Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation[/h]
    Organization:Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationLocation:United States (Seattle, WA)Contact Information:Human ResourcesApply online:Click here to apply online for this position >>[h=5]Description:[/h]Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people-especially those with the fewest resources-have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, the foundation is led by CEO Jeff Raikes and co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.The Global Development Program seeks to increase opportunities for people in the developing world to overcome hunger and poverty. Today, nearly 2.5 billion people in the developing world live on less than $2 a day, and more than 1 billion live on less than $1 a day. We believe that solutions are within reach-and that progress is possible on a large scale, even in very poor countries. We have focused on areas with the potential to be: effective in addressing a problem that has received limited attention and has potential for significant breakthrough, scalable in terms of being ultimately able to reach hundreds of millions of people and sustainable in terms of long-term operations and financing. The Global Development program consists of 5 program teams:
    1. Agriculture;
    2. Financial Services for the Poor;
    3. Global Libraries;
    4. Water Sanitation and Hygiene; and
    5. Policy and Advocacy & Special Initiatives.
    The MLE Program Officer under the direction of the Deputy Director will work across the Global Development Policy and Advocacy (GDPA) team to meet the vision and expectations for results measurement, learning and evaluation. This vision includes helping the GDPA team to
    1. establish a clear definition of success for the strategy;
    2. define and track interim output and outcome indicators;
    3. identify key strategic decisions to be informed by MLE; and
    4. design and facilitate evaluations of the team's key assumptions and learning questions to inform those strategic decisions.
    The MLE program officer will also be responsible for creating a manageable and actionable approach to collecting data from grantees; aggregating the results in a meaningful way for both program and senior leadership; and establishing processes for the team to review and reflect upon the findings. The candidate must be a demonstrated leader and self-starter with practical experience in monitoring and evaluating interventions in the policy, advocacy, and communications fields.Responsibilities:
    • Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Policy and Advocacy, work with program staff to develop and implement a strategy-level MLE plan for the Global Development Policy and Advocacy team to track its progress, test key assumptions underlying its strategy, improve strategy implementation, and assess the strategy's overall effectiveness.
    • Work independently and in collaboration with members of the GDPA team and other foundation teams to support the development and implementation of program advocacy goals, including in the areas of sanitation, financial inclusion, and agriculture.
    • Support program, external relations, and policy and advocacy officers with grant level monitoring and evaluation and by providing technical guidance on the development of sound results frameworks, relevant indicators and appropriate methods of data collection and analysis.
    • Develop, make and manage "learning" grants on key learning questions at strategy or initiative level.
    • Oversee and design evaluation contracts.
    • Support and inform strategy reviews with key findings.
    • Continuously stay abreast of the leading thinkers and trends in policy and advocacy evaluation , establishing a network of quality consultants upon which the team may draw upon for partnership and learning.
    • Work closely with our Communications team and Policy and Government Affairs teams to coordinate MLE efforts and share findings.
    • Take on other program-related efforts as needed.
    [h=5]Qualification:[/h]Seven or more years of professional experience in performance measurement or areas closely aligned with measuring and monitoring policy and advocacy impact.
    Advanced degree in social sciences or a relevant field required.
    Track record of success in improving measurement and evaluation in a complex organizational setting.
    Evidence of thought leadership on monitoring, learning and evaluation, preferably related to advocacy and policy.
    Practical experience with a wide range of measurement approaches, from qualitative to rigorous evaluation (such as RCTs).
    Practical experience in running policy, advocacy or communications programs.
    Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
    Strong project management and consultative skills.
    Ability to manage by influence.
    Outstanding written and oral communication skills for diverse audiences.
    Demonstrated ability to translate technical concepts into common sense language.
    Demonstrated capacity and initiative to solve problems with energy and positive attitude.
    Demonstrated success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities in a highly dynamic environment.
    Demonstrated ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, diplomacy and good humor, particularly as part of a complex team effort.
    A deep commitment to the overall mission of the foundation, its programs, and an approach consistent with the foundation's guiding principles.
    Ability to travel occasionally to assist in program related discussions and events.
    Scope of work will require residency or relocation to the Seattle, Washington area.As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive background check.
    To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar: http://gatesfoundation.contacthr.com/20068050

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    [h=3]Agricultural Economist/Market Analyst[/h]
    Organization:Fintrac IncLocation:United States (Washington, DC)Website:www.fintrac.comContact Information:Walter JosephsPhone:202-462-8475Email:best_recruit@fintrac.com[h=5]Description:[/h]As a senior member of the Washington D.C.-based analytical team, the Agricultural Economist/Market Analyst will conduct primary and secondary research on commodities markets in USAID Title II recipient countries and relevant regional markets. The Analyst will assess market and commodity trends that may impact food aid distribution and monetization in developing countries (particularly sub-Saharan Africa), including the appropriateness of specific commodities for monetization and distribution to avoid negative impacts on local markets.[h=5]Qualification:[/h]The successful candidate will have an advanced degree in a relevant field (minimum Master's degree - PhD preferred) in agricultural economics, agribusiness, or applied economics. He/she should also have directly relevant work experience in market analysis in the context of developing countries. Minimum 8 years of relevant experience. Experience with major donor organizations involved in food aid (e.g., USAID, USDA, WFP) is highly preferred, as is at least 2 years of field work experience in a developing country, preferably sub-Saharan Africa. Knowledge of best sources of import, export, and production figures for commodities relevant for Bellmon analysis preferred. Up to 25% international travel required. Proficient French required; other language qualifications are a plus. The position calls for an analytical thinker, a creative problem solver, and a strong writer.The successful candidate will also function well within a close-knit and collaborative team environment.
    Please submit a CV and cover letter to best_recruit@fintrac.com, with subject line “Agricultural Economist/Market Analyst" by July 1, 2011.

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    [h=3]Human Resources Assistant[/h]
    Organization:Women for Women InternationalLocation:United States (Washington, DC)Website:www.womenforwomen.orgApply online:Click here to apply online for this position >>[h=5]Description:[/h]PURPOSEThis position is responsible for assisting the Senior Human Resources Manager in all personnel-related areas to include coordination of benefits, payroll and human resources administration. The Assistant will produce reports, and will provide general administrative support for the Human Resources Department.
    Business and Human Resources Management
    • Assist the Senior Human Resources Manager with the benefit plans (to include health/dental insurance, long-term disability, Metro/parking transportation programs, gym enrollment and life insurance) by enrolling new staff, maintaining accurate participant databases and monitoring and processing monthly premium billings for approval.
    • Ensure that all new hire paper work is complete and delivered in a timely fashion.
    • Assist in the “onboarding” of new hires (to include general introductions and introduction to office).
    • Initiate and facilitate IT setup for all incoming staff.
    • Aid recruitment process for open positions (to include posting job vacancies online via WfWI's Online Career Portal and/or external career sites; training staff on Open Hire, WfWI's recruitment software, as necessary). Update Recruitment Activity Summary based on postings.
    • Key employee information into ADP PayExpert as needed, such as new hires, taxes, status changes, PTO accruals and terminations and produce payroll memo based on this information.
    • Maintain and manage personnel records and other departmental files.
    • Produce employment verifications and reference checks, when requested.
    • Maintain I-9 Files, review and update as necessary.
    • Run Patriot Act scans for all country offices, including the US.
    • Maintain and manage intern personnel records. Ensuring that all intern paperwork is complete and up to date. Provide computer generated reports bi weekly on intern activity.
    • Respond to questions regarding the Intern Program, and provide overview of WFWI mission and campaigns for the Intern Onboarding process.
    • Compose official visa support letters for any traveling staff and/or WfWI affiliates.
    • Cover front desk responsibilities in the absence of Receptionist (lunch coverage regularly).
    • Regularly respond to correspondence in Human Resources inbox.
    • Special projects/reports/research, as needed.
    • Ensures that all employee relations issues are appropriately elevated to manager.
    • Productivity/Time management – makes sure all deadlines are approved and met.
    Teamwork/Internal Communication
    • Communication w/ internal customers (staff)
    • Trouble shooting on behalf of internal customers
    • Communication with manager
    • Participation/Contribution to department initiatives
    • Ensures that all HR information remains confidential
    Communication & Teamwork
    • Communication, listening, & availability
    • Seek out Resources on Own
    • Solicits additional information (ex. If more detail needed, doesn't understand, etc)
    • Team building/Motivation
    Professional Skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Computer skills
    • Writing skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Strategic thinking
    • Creativity / Out of the box thinking
    • Analytics
    • Accepts constructive criticism
    • Positive attitude
    • Discretion, maturity, poise, and judgment
    • Work ethic
    • Initiative/Proactive problem solving
    • Organization citizenship & respect for values/policies
    • Bachelor's degree required.
    • 1-2 years previous Administrative experience required
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to interact with diverse audiences - sense of humor, creative and friendly.
    • Extensive computer skills (especially Microsoft Word, Excel and the Internet) and word processing and data entry skills.
    • Strong attention to detail, typing skills and proofreading skills required.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure without close supervision.
    • Professional attitude toward work and in contact with staff and visitors. Strong customer service skills.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
    • Self motivated and goal/deadline oriented.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Desire to learn
    • Strong commitment to working with women and women's issues.
    We encourage all interested applicants to submit the following application materials: up-to-date resume and cover letter through WfWI's Career Portal and our online application system @ https://womenforwomenintlcareers.silkroad.com under the Current Opportunities tab.
    We do not accept resume/applications sent to our human resources email box. Only short listed applicants will be invited to interview. No telephone inquiries please
    Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants will be contacted directly to schedule an interview.
    Please respect our “no phone calls” policy.
    Non-US citizens applying for regular positions based in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
    Women for Women International provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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    [h=3]Resident Director-Liberia[/h]
    Organization:National Democratic InstituteLocation:Liberia (Monrovia)Website:www.ndi.orgApply online:Click here to apply online for this position >>[h=5]Description:[/h]Programmatic
    • Oversees and supports the day to day implementation and management of NDI's programs in Liberia by providing overall structure and guidance for all program and activity concepts, design, strategy, objectives, results and indicators.
    • Develops new programmatic strategies and activities, as appropriate, based on changing political conditions and in response to needs articulated by partners and/or funders.
    • Identifies national staffing and consultant assignments in support of all initiatives.
    • Works with DC-based staff on the development of proposals and concept papers.
    • Directs the drafting of field-based reports, work-plans and other written materials.
    • Ensures the timely submission of monthly program reports and monitoring and evaluation data.
    • Serves as main point of contact with funders on all program matters and fosters relationships with potential donors to identify new program opportunities.
    • Builds and maintains relationships with key partners, including the leadership and members of the legislature and other branches of government, civil society representatives, donors, other stakeholder groups and individuals.
    • Provides regular updates to DC-based team on political/security situation and other program related matters.
    • Holds regular meetings with the Resident Director of Finance and Administration regarding program budgets and adherence to financial systems and policies.
    • Reviews and approves monthly financial reconciliation statements in consultation with the Resident Director of Finance and Administration before submission to the DC office, ensuring accurate posting and description of all costs.
    • Ensures compliance with both NDI and donor financial regulations and the enforcement of procedures that guarantee the integrity of all financial transactions.
    • Ensures the utilization of sound financial, office and personnel management systems.
    • Serves as primary bank signator for finance approvals, wire transfers, checks and cash, along with Director of Finance and Administration.
    Personnel Management
    • Engages staff in short-term and long-term goal-setting for appropriate program areas.
    • Assigns and guides staff in overall areas of programmatic responsibility to ensure full utilization of staff capacity and talent.
    • Identifies professional development opportunities for collaboration and cross-training for national staff, as appropriate.
    • Actively includes staff in all phases of planning, implementation, assessment, reporting and recommendations processes.
    • Actively identifies and facilitates external experiential opportunities for staff.
    • Bachelors degree in International Relations or related subject; master's degree preferred. Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement.
    • Solid legislative background with a minimum of 14 years experience in all aspects of program management, including office operations and fiscal and human resources.
    • Familiarity with and/or experience implementing democracy and governance programs, as well as USAID, European, or other bi- and multi-lateral funding mechanisms.
    • Knowledge of, comparative experience in, and/or experience developing and implementing legislative programs.
    • Experience in program design, strategic planning and monitoring and evaluation.
    • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment, preferably in Africa, and the ability to operate in challenging political environments.
    • Proven ability to manage budgets and to lead and manage a multi-national staff effectively.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, and networking skills, and a demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
    • Outstanding ability to effectively transfer skills and experience to others as a trainer, advisor, and consultant.
    • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve problems with flexibility and patience.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with all levels of staff, US and foreign government personnel, members of donor organizations, funders, and policy makers.
    • Excellent oral communications skills to effectively present information, respond to questions, and communicate skills and experience to others as a trainer, advisor and consultant.
    • Strong negotiating and managerial skills.
    • High degree of organization and attention to details.
    • Demonstrable effectiveness in program, financial and personnel management.
    • Ability to analyze political work, define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions and the ability to think innovatively.
    • Seasoned budget and accounting skills.
    • Working knowledge of PC-based word processing and spreadsheet applications.
    • Ability and willingness to travel to locations which are often remote and difficult to reach.
    • Proven dedication to the principles of universal human rights and democracy building.
    • Working knowledge of PC-based work processing and email technology.

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    [h=3]Consultant for a study on the uptake of health services by the Roma community and general population using the same facilities, Home Based with missio[/h]
    Albania is considered a low HIV prevalence country. It has been estimated that HIV prevalence in Albania is < 0.1% which follows the low prevalence pattern of South Eastern European Countries. As of December 2010, there are 408 HIV reported cases, 123 of which females.. More than 90 % of these infections occurred due to sexual contact (82% heterosexual and 10% homo-bisexual), and the most affected age group is people between the ages of 25 and 44 years. It is widely accepted that these data underestimate the scale of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Albania, and do not represent the real number of people infected with HIV.
    The country's specific socio-economic condition and the regional context of HIV/AIDS influence the vulnerability and the risk for rapid spread of HIV/AIDS epidemic, particularly among most-at-risk populations. Furthermore, the results from the repeated bio-behavioural surveillance studies in 2005 and 2008 indicate that high risk behaviours are still present among most-at-risk populations. Members of Roma community are considered a vulnerable group towards HIV/AIDS as compared to the rest of the population for a number of reasons. First, the poverty and mobility are well known risk factors associated with increased vulnerability towards HIV/AIDS. As a consequence, many Roma children live as street children and get involved in beggary and/or sex work. Second, the segregation, the discrimination and the low social cohesion contributes to poor education and lack of access towards preventive messages and efforts shaped for the general population. Third, there exist more “specific” exposures such as the reported earlier start of the sexual life due also to early marriages, increased number of sexual partners and higher uptake and use of drugs, including injecting drugs. It is for all these reasons that Roma people are considered a vulnerable group towards HIV/AIDS and dealt with separately in the context of the National Strategy for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control
    Two Bio-BSS studies have been conducted among Roma community.
    The results show that one-third is younger than 24 years, more than one-third has never attended school, and 94% have been married. Two out of three female Roma married before the age of 16, and one in three had their first sexual experience between the ages of 10 and 14. These background characteristics indicate that HIV/STI vulnerability among female Roma may be increased by their early sexual initiation and early marriages and not having been exposed to prevention programs that are provided through the school system.
    Despite the fact that the majority of respondents know where to obtain condoms, only 2% use condoms consistently with a regular partner, but 36% use condoms with non-regular partners.
    HIV/STI knowledge among the Roma was frequently less than that in the General Population, except for a few indicators. For example, fewer Roma had heard about STIs when compared with the General Population. Among those who had heard of STIs, however, knowledge about symptoms was similar among the two groups. Also, many knew that confidential HIV testing was available in Tirana, but only 3.5 % had been tested.
    There is an increase on the number of services (funded by GFATM, Government and other international institutions) provided to vulnerable population such as Roma community. VCT centers have been established in 12 prefectures offering services to general population. Although the number of VCT is expanding the number of people using this service is still very low. The preventive activities have closely worked with Roma NGOs, establishing good communication with these organizations such as: the Roma Active Albania, Romani Bact, Amarodrom dhe Qendra e Gruas per Zhvillim, Romet per Integrim, Shprese per te Vaferit.
    The last DHS undertaken in Albania showed a disproportion on knowledge and attitudes regarding prevention among the general Albanian population. Based on this study 26% of women and 40% of men know where to get tested on HIV but only 2% of women and 3% of men have been tested on HIV and know their results. Based on the same study 83 % of women and 68% of men perceives the service at health facilities at least good (respectively 34% and 21% as very good) which reinforce that low uptake of services may not rely on the low quality and professionalism of those serving. The findings indicate that about half of women (49 percent) and 88 percent of men with an STI or symptoms of an STI did not seek any treatment or professional medical advice for the infection.
    Main Objective of the study
    The aim of the study is to suggest to the technical and political officials the best how the service facilities can fulfill the needs of the targeted population surpassing the behavioral barriers
    The study would focus on why the services are not approached by the population and also how and what should they change to reach their target population. The following angles will be part of the study:
    • Evaluation of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health services provided to Roma communit.y
    • Qualitative study which will target population needs, behavioural elements which affect the uptake of services.
    • Evaluate the possibility to match the request/needs (1) and service providers (2) and recommend the best way to improve the service provision and the way to provide them with effect to prevention, treatment and care.
    The study will be directed to primary health services settled nearby Roma population settlements serving Roma and general population nearby.
    Objective of the assignment:
    The objective of the consultancy is to drive and facilitate the work of the national team of experts to choose the right methodology/ies, implementation timelines, evaluation of findings and finalize the study on understanding the uptake of services by Roma community and general population sharing the same services.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    Draft and finalize the methodology/ies for the study including rationalities. This task will include:
    • Desk Review - Evaluation of studies on Roma in Albania to better understand the background and evaluate methodologies used in the past studies with the same or similar target population.
    • The international consultant will discuss and rationalize with the national team of experts the possible methodologies. Rationalities of using one methodology over the other should be clearly stated. The national team and international expert should identify potential sources of data which can be used, either alone or in conjunction with other sources of data. A consensus regarding methodology/ies to be used should be reached.
    • For (a) and (b): The UNJT on HIV/AIDS and the team of experts will make available national studies related to the IDU and MSM. The international consultant should map all the methodologies used in the past studies, evaluate them and suggest them to the national team of experts for discussion
    Finalize the Work Plan (frame) of the study detailing the activities that will guide its implementation. This Work Plans should include specific tasks required to undertake and finalize the study. The work plan will be drafted by the national team of experts and will be presented to international consultant. The final work plan should be agreed among national team of experts and international consultant.
    Finalized study tools as questionnaires, focus groups etc which will be used during the study. Consult with national team and finalize the study tools as questionnaires, focus group directions, survey techniques based on the methods to be used,. These tools will be drafted by the national team of experts. The international consultant should revise and suggest/comment. Finalized agreed tools will be presented and will be used for the survey based on the agreed work plan.
    Analyses of findings and preparation of the study report. The international consultant should review of the data elaborated by the national team based on the suggested and agreed methodology and provide the summary report with findings. She/he should consolidate and finalize the study report. The international consultant should incorporate any feedback received by the UNJT members or NAP in Albania into the final report.
    • Desk review study report including evaluation of methodologies
    • Finalized Work Plan of the study detailing the activities
    • Finalized study tools as questionnaires, focus groups etc which will be used during the study
    • Final study report
    Performance indicators
    • Consultant's performance will be evaluated against the following criteria: quality of the products delivered, timeliness, responsibility, initiative and communication.
    Timeline and implementation arrangements
    • The consultancy will last 10 days. The time schedule include: nine home-based, four days in country mission.
    Activities and number of days & location (total 10 days)
    • Desk review study report including evaluation of methodologies (1 day - home based)
    • Finalize the Work Plan (frame) of the study detailing the activities (4 days - in country mission)
    • Finalize study tools as questionnaires, focus groups etc which will be used during the study (2 days - home based)
    • Final study report (3 days - home based)
    • Ability and skills to work in team and facilitate the team process.
    • Knowledge of the regional or country context will be an asset.
    • Knowledge of UN context/priorities.
    • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
    • Good analytical and drafting skills
    • Good negotiating skill
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Computer proficiency;
    Required Skills and Experience
    • Minimum 7 years of professional experience on qualitative and quantitative research.
    • Extended experience in qualitative research methods, HIV research in the past on most at risk or vulnerable population an asset.
    • Experience in conceptualization, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of research methodologies;
    Application Evaluation Process
    Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the Cumulative Analysis methodology [weighted scoring method], where the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
    • Responsive/compliant/acceptable
    • Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
    Technical Criteria weight; [70%]
    Financial Criteria weight; [30%]
    The following criteria will be used in Technical Evaluation:
    • Demonstrates proven achievements in the area of electoral assistance and/or women political participation and/or democratic governance.
    • Proven ability and experience in research coordination and writing research reports.
    Only Individual Consultants obtaining a minimum of 70% of the obtainable points of 100 points in technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. UNDP is applies fair and transparent selection process that would take into account both the technical qualification of Individual Consultants as well as their price proposals. The contract will be awarded to the candidate obtaining the highest combined technical and financial scores. UNDP retains the right to contact references directly. Due to large number of applications we receive, we are able to inform only the successful candidates about the outcome or status of the selection process.
    Qualified candidates are requested to apply online via this website. The application should contain:
    • Cover letter stating your interest in and qualifications for the advertised position. Please paste the letter into the "Resume and Motivation" section of the electronic application.
    • Financial Proposal – daily fee in USD (Please add in the "Resume and Motivation" section)
    • Filled P11 form (blank form can be downloaded from
    http://www.undp.org.al/index.php?page=bus_center/vacancies )
    ; please upload the P11 instead of your CV.
    Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials.
    UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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    [h=3]Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant, Johannesburg[/h]
    The UNDP regionalization and practice architecture framework document issued in February 2008 defines the functions of the Regional Service Centres including support to the implementation of the Regional Programme. In line with this policy, the Regional Bureau for Africa East and Southern Africa manages a significant number of its 2008-2011 Regional Programmes from the Regional Service Centre for East and Southern Africa (RSC-ESA).
    In order to ensure effective and efficient monitoring, evaluation and reporting on both the implementation and impact of regional projects managed from the RSC ESA an integrated support evaluation function is required. This assignment is located in the RSC ESA Africa Regional Bureau, within the Evaluation Advisory Unit.
    UNDP subscribes to the overarching United Nations goal of reducing extreme poverty and hunger by half by 2015. It supports the efforts of partner countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and other development results primarily through its role as a global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build better lives. While emphasizing national ownership and capacity development, UNDP helps countries develop and share solutions to challenges in key strategic development areas. As resident coordinator of United Nations operational activities at the country level, UNDP promotes effective coordination of United Nations system support to national priorities.
    Evaluation in UNDP provides an objective assessment of contributions to development results, through assessing its programmes and operations, including advocacy, advisory services, knowledge management, technical assistance, coordination and partnerships. Evaluation addresses what works and why, as well as what does not work, and unintended outcomes. This will support accountability, inform decision-making and allow UNDP to better manage for development results. Evaluation will improve learning and knowledge for development among UNDP and its partners. Engagement of all key stakeholders will enhance capacity or evaluation as well as its utility. The strengthening of knowledge-management systems, learning groups and communities of practice will increase access to knowledge and enhance knowledge-sharing, collaboration and innovation.
    Overall, all managerial/leadership functions of the Evaluation Advisor will be performed in an integrated and team relationship with the other Units of his Regional Service Centre of assignment and in conformity with UNDP's accountability framework.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Develop tools and processes that support quality programme and project development that focus on results. The Results Matrix must provide a basis for the development of Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks.
    • Participates in the training of RSC staff in the use of RBM as a design, management, monitoring and evaluation tool. Good programme/project design ought to be understood as a pre-condition for effective management, monitoring and evaluation at the project level. Ensure that monitoring and reporting is supported by related normative tools, such as templates, guidelines and manuals, following best practices set up at comparable international organizations and in compliance with UNDP corporate requirements. In close cooperation with and under the guidance of the Regional Advisor test and consistently improve or update respective RBM and Monitoring tools and ensure that they are user-friendly, digitalized and interlinked with project planning and evaluation processes.
    • Ensure that RBM design requirements and standards for monitoring and reporting are internalized by UNDP at sub-regional, and project levels. Build up processes, tools and instruments, in close coordination with respective regional projects to ensure that a proper and consistent modality of knowledge transfer is established.
    • Ensure that findings from monitoring and reporting exercises are of high quality and are communicated to internal and external stakeholders effectively. Support regional project managers in monitoring and reporting on programmes/projects and ensure that these projects are in compliance with UNDP cooperate requirements.
    • In close cooperation with the Regional Evaluation Advisor and respective RSC units facilitate quality assurances function. This entails setting up monitoring and reporting systems clear quality standards, including the consistent use of the RBM performance measures and ensuring that these are known to and used by respective managers and practice leaders.
    Provide timely support to regional project managers on monitoring and evaluation.
    • Contribute to the UNDP system-wide exchange of experiences, best practices in the area of strategic planning and result-based management.
    • Assist in the preparation of materials and documents to be used for training purposes.
    • Organize, coordinate and prepare RSC and regional projects progress reports.
    • Performs other reporting duties as required.
    • Very good knowledge of RBM, monitoring, reporting and evaluation, technical cooperation assistance and demonstrated ability to provide effective advice on RBM concepts and approaches relevant to programme and project design, management, monitoring and reporting; good understanding of ATLAS.
    • Ability to ensure adequate preparation of high-quality reports and effective guidance with respect to key reporting elements.
    • Knowledge and understanding of theories of change, concepts and approaches relevant to development.
    • Knowledge of policies and practices in development in the international arena as well as the mandates of the United Nations Development Programme.
    • Solid research, analytical and facilitation skills.
    Planning and Organizing:
    Proven ability to:
    • Develop working goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.
    • Plan own work and that of others in a team, manage conflicting priorities and to use time efficiently.
    • Organize and coordinate the preparation and implementation of complex activities, outputs and outcomes.
    • Proven ability to monitor progress against milestones and deadlines.
    • Support regional project managers to develop and implement M&E frameworks.
    • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills in English, including the ability to draft/edit reports and communications to various clients and to articulate ideas in a clear and concise manner.
    • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
    • Actively seek to improve projects or services; offer new and different options to solve problems or meet programme and client needs; ability to promote and persuade others to consider new ideas.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including tact and negotiating skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnership and working-relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.
    • Effective communication skills both oral and written.
    • Knowledge of other UN official languages is an asset.
    • Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnership and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.
    Client Orientation:
    • Establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect.
    • Identify clients' needs and match them to appropriate solutions.
    • Monitor ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems.
    • Keep clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects.
    Technological Awareness:
    • Keep abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office.
    • Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks.
    • Shows willingness to learn new technology.
    Required Skills and Experience
    • Advanced university degree (Masters degree or equivalent)
    • Or first degree with at least 7 years relevant experience in economics, political science, business or public administration, development studies, evaluation, international relations or related field.
    • Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible working experience in development or technical cooperation, in an international organization, foreign service or related field with a focus on effective programme design and management.
    • Experience in results-based management, monitoring and evaluation and experience at field level is highly desirable
    • Fluency in written and spoken English.
    UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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    [h=3]Field Operations Officer, Leidschendam, Netherlands[/h]

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    [h=3]Carbon Finance Specialist, Washington[/h]
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    [TD]Job #[/TD]
    [TD]Job Title[/TD]
    [TD]Carbon Finance Specialist[/TD]
    [TD]Job Family[/TD]
    [TD]Washington, DC[/TD]
    [TD]International Hire[/TD]
    [TD]Job Posted[/TD]
    [TD]Closing Date[/TD]
    [TD]Language Requirements[/TD]
    [TD]English [Essential]; French [Desired]; Spanish [Desired][/TD]
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    [TD]Background / General description[/TD]
    [TD]The Carbon Finance Unit of the World Bank has contributed significantly to the establishment of carbon markets and to the facilitation of market access of developing countries. The operational business includes asset/project development and purchases of emission reductions from projects in developing countries and economies in transition. The World Bank’s carbon finance business has contributed through methodology development, pioneer transactions and capacity building to the development and the broadening of the scope of the project-based mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol, CDM (Clean Development Mechanism) and JI (Joint Implementation). It has been instrumental in developing new approaches to carbon crediting such as Programmes of Activities (PoAs). Beyond CDM/JI the Unit undertakes already technical work and capacity building in new areas such as reduced emissions from deforestation and degradation and potential new market mechanisms. The existing project portfolio of the Carbon Finance Unit includes 160 projects and programs reflecting commitments of $1.7 billion in 10 carbon funds toward the purchase of more than 200 million tones carbon dioxide equivalent emission reductions. Projects are located in developing countries and economies in transition and cover a broad spectrum of sectors and technologies, including energy generation, energy distribution and energy demand, waste management, manufacturing industry, extraction industries, chemicals, transport, forestry and agriculture. With the establishment of a new generation of carbon facilities this project pipeline will increase further over time in particular in the area of programmatic approaches (PoAs). The Policy and Methodology Team (PMT) of the Unit advices the operational business on regulatory policy and methodology requirements for CDM and JI projects and undertakes quality control of the CDM/JI project documentation including Project Design Documents and Monitoring Plans. The PMT advises in the project selection and development and provides quality assurance services to ensure compliance with the regulatory process. Team members work closely with their counterparts in the operational and regional teams to achieve successful validation, registration and verification of CDM/JI projects. PMT members closely observe the regulatory process and contribute to its development and improvement by leading the development of new methodologies, interacting with the regulatory agencies and participating in the international regulatory and policy debates. This includes writing of policy and methodology notes and leading work on related reports and studies. PMT is organized by sectoral competencies. This position is for energy sector projects with a focus on energy efficiency and renewable energies. The position includes participating in the dialogue of the Carbon Finance Unit with the regional and sectoral energy specialist in the World Bank in developing methodological approaches and projects in support of carbon finance projects and programs in the energy sector.
    [TD]Duties and Accountabilities[/TD]
    [TD]• Follow up of the UNFCCC regulatory processes relevant to the energy sector, in particular the decision making of the CDM Executive Board. • Interpret and apply the CDM and JI modalities and procedures and their application to carbon finance operations of the energy sector. • Taking over of a portfolio of 30+ existing energy CDM projects in various stages of the project cycle for methodology and regulatory policy support. • Review CDM Project Design Documents, Monitoring Plans, validation and verification reports. S/he will advise the operational team and project entities in complying with regulatory requirements and undertake quality assurance reviews of projects and portfolios. • Communication with project entities, consultants and designated operational entities (DOE) associated with carbon finance projects. • Contribute to the policy work of the PMT and prepare short notes on relevant policy and regulatory issues. • Contribute to training, outreach, knowledge management and capacity development programs in support of regulatory compliance of carbon finance projects. • Work with regional teams in the bank, on need basis, on assessing the mitigation potential for the bank lending projects and their potential to claim carbon credits. • Over time he/she is supposed to take over on new tasks as to work on approaches to standardization of baselines for energy sector projects, including the development of new methodologies.
    [TD]Selection Criteria[/TD]
    [TD]• Advanced degree in engineering, energy, economics, environmental studies and related fields. • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Carbon Finance and/or project related energy sector work. • Excellent knowledge of the UNFCCC regulatory process and at least 3 years of experience working with CDM methodologies and regulation. • Experience in developing and implementing CDM projects/programs in the energy sector and experience of working with clients in developing countries is a plus. • In-depth understanding of the energy sector based on academic education and/or working experience, in particular in the areas of energy industries, renewable energy, and energy efficiency. • Demonstrated ability and willingness to translate complex and technical CDM methodological and procedural requirements into CDM projects and their documentation. • Strong analytical skills and command of quantitative and statistical methods for the calculation of expected emission reductions from projects, performing financial analysis and applying survey and sampling procedure in project monitoring. • Organized, methodical and conscientious approach to work, strong attention to detail and effective verbal and written communications skills. • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams within a matrix structure, to operate in fast changing dynamic environment and to work sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues. • Effective verbal and written communications skills and excellent command of English, command of additional languages such as French and/or Spanish are a plus. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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    [h=3]Senior Communications Officer, Washington[/h]
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    [TD]Job Title[/TD]
    [TD]Senior Communications Officer[/TD]
    [TD]Job Family[/TD]
    [TD]Washington, DC[/TD]
    [TD]International Hire[/TD]
    [TD]Job Posted[/TD]
    [TD]Closing Date[/TD]
    [TD]Language Requirements[/TD]
    [TD]English [Essential][/TD]
    [TD]Appointment Type[/TD]
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    [TD]Background / General description[/TD]
    [TD]The External Affairs Vice Presidency (EXT) manages strategic communication and relationships with key stakeholders for the World Bank Group. EXT’s overall mandate is to increase understanding and support for the Bank Group’s mission both at the global and country levels, and to leverage the Bank Group's development impact through effective communication, advocacy, diplomacy and issues management. The Corporate Communication unit (EXTCC), within EXT, manages strategic communications with the Bank’s key stakeholders. The unit works to increase understanding and impact of the Bank Group’s mission through effective communications, representation, and issues management. The unit has four teams: Media, Broadcast, Web, and Internal Communications. EXTCC is now recruiting a Senior Communications Officer to take a key role in working with the EXTCC Media Team lead to coordinate and produce EXTCC’s work, augmenting the unit’s ability to consistently communicate timely, clear, and compelling World Bank Group messages to key audiences.
    [TD]Duties and Accountabilities[/TD]
    [TD]The Officer will: help coordinate EXTCC’s support and advice to colleagues in the World Bank’s regions and networks on communications plans and products; work with these colleagues to ensure the highest quality editorial output consistent with the World Bank’s poverty reduction mission and mandate, and both lead and work with others to develop and monitor high visibility communications campaigns, with primary charge of a set of issues in the overall communications portfolio. The officer will contribute to development of a range of communications products including press releases, talking points and communications plans to ensure they will provide maximum value to senior Bank leadership. The candidate must have a proven track record of coordinating diverse sets of inputs in a timely manner. S/he must show substantial and diverse experience in the main facets of communications and public affairs, and demonstrate impeccable writing, editing, research and presentation skills, a sound grasp of development issues, and the ability to produce results on deadline as part of a multicultural team. The successful candidate will also have strong skills and experience in journalism or public affairs and the capacity to work with reporters to provide timely access to accurate information on the Bank and its work. S/he will also have a proven understanding of managing reputational risk issues, including the ability to identify, analyze and manage red flags. The successful candidate will have a sophisticated understanding of the broad range of communications tools and outreach options and a pragmatic approach to effective delivery and follow through with extensive experience in design and implementation of global communications strategies and a proven track record of results. The job involves frequent interaction with communications counterparts across the World Bank Group, as well as with senior management. The Senior Communications Officer will report to the Media Team lead. The Senior Communications Officer’s main responsibility is to coordinate communication planning around a range of issues. The officer will also be required to write and edit a range of communications products to ensure they are clear, concise and compelling. S/he will:Take the lead role in working with the Media Team lead to ensure Bank-wide coordinating of communications plans and strategies to reflect the vision and strategic direction as defined by senior Bank leadership.
    Use an extensive knowledge of the Bank’s core development operations and policies to engage with counterparts across the institution to offer strategic advice on communications planning and outreach approaches and provide timely analysis of risks and opportunities in consultation with communications colleague across the Bank.
    Exercise ongoing editorial judgment to ensure all communications products to be used by senior Bank leadership are of the highest quality and standards, including editing and writing press releases, talking points and briefing notes, op-eds, letters to the editor, and speeches for senior management.
    Develop and monitor high visibility communications plans and activities that require the coordination of multiple team’s equipment, facilities and other resources.
    Take the lead in strategy and program development, and editorial coordination for diverse and highly complex communication campaigns of major significance for the Bank’s reputation.
    Anticipate critical communications issues and contribute to formulating and writing the Bank’s public position on such critical issues.
    Work with the broadcast and multimedia teams to ensure consistency of messages and, as needed, work with reporters to provide rapid responses to media inquiries.
    Understand and have the ability to analyze risk issues and develop strategies and programs to help mitigate and ensure accurate communications around these issues.
    Candidate should possess a strong desire to effectively communicate for results.

    [TD]Selection Criteria[/TD]
    [TD]A successful candidate would typically have an advanced degree in Communications, Public Affairs, Journalism, Marketing, Marketing communications, Social Marketing, or related fields, plus 8 years of relevant experience OR, a BA plus about 13 years of relevant experience.
    Excellent writing, editing, and research skills and an ability to quickly produce quality, engaging, and crisp documents and presentations.
    Superior written and spoken English. Knowledge of another major language used by the World Bank would be an advantage.
    Strong knowledge of and practical experience in a range of communications planning and implementation approaches such as campaign management, opinion research, media operations, message targeting, and marketing communication.
    Experience working with top-shelf media on high-profile and or sensitive issues.
    Solid conceptual, research and analytical skills, with an ability to think strategically and rapidly synthesize information from varied sources into concise conclusions and recommendations.
    Familiarity with online writing techniques including writing editing for web and broadcast media.
    A firm understanding of the World Bank’s mission and a sound knowledge of disciplines relevant to development work.
    In-depth knowledge of national and international trends, political-economic issues, and conditions and developments related to assigned areas.
    Demonstrated experience in persuasive writing and on strategic and development issues.
    Ability to work under stress and to juggle multiple tasks on tight deadlines.
    Demonstrated willingness to assist others and perform whatever tasks are necessary to help the team achieve its goals.
    Strong interpersonal skills and excellent team player
    Ability to deal sensitively in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues. - Proven track-record in acting as spokesperson and getting stories placed in top-tier media. - Working with top-shelf media on high-profile and or sensitive issues. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

  2. njiro

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    thanks for the good work. Keep it up