UN Women: Junior Writer/Editor, Office of the Executive Director - New York (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 04:56
Application Deadline: 7 October 2014
Post Level: National Consultant
Categories: Forestry Jobs

Consultant for Adapting a Toolkit for Coalition Building - Cairo (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 04:56
Application Deadline: 8 October 2014
Post Level: National Consultant
Categories: Forestry Jobs

Legal Expert for Coalition Building - Cairo (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 04:56
Application Deadline: 8 October 2014
Post Level: National Consultant
Categories: Forestry Jobs

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Directeur Pays-République Démocratique du Congo (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 04:01
Organization: Women for Women International
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 01 Nov 2014

Aperçu de l'organisation
Dans les pays touchés par les conflits et la guerre, Women for Women International soutient les femmes les plus marginalisées de gagner et économiser de l'argent, d'améliorer la santé et le bien-être, influencer les décisions dans leur maison et de la communauté, et se connecter à des réseaux de soutien. En utilisant les compétences, les connaissances et les ressources, elle est capable de créer un changement durable pour elle-même, sa famille et la communauté.

Depuis 1993, Women for Women International a servi plus de 407 000 femmes dans huit pays touchés par le conflit, notamment en Afghanistan, en Bosnie-Herzégovine, la République démocratique du Congo, l'Irak, le Kosovo, le Nigeria, le Rwanda et le Soudan du Sud.

Objectif

Women for Women International (WfWI) cherche à embaucher un directeur de pays pour diriger le bureau de pays de La République Démocratique du Congo. WfWI a travaillé en RDC depuis 2004 et fournit actuellement des compétences sociales, la formation de l'homme et des compétences économiques et commerciales à environ 70,000 femmes par an. Un modèle de financement dynamique comprend l'appui des gouvernements bilatéraux, des fondations et des fonds non affectés.

Sommaire du poste

Le Directeur Pays est le représentant officiel et leader de WfWI en RDC. Le Directeur Pays façonne la vision et de la stratégie pour le bureau de pays, offrant une grande surveillance de niveau sur tous les domaines de la mise en œuvre des programmes et les opérations. Il / elle est responsable pour la recherche des financements, le plaidoyer et l’établissement des partenariats stratégiques. Il / elle dirige une équipe de 70 personnes dans un bureau principal à Bukavu et deux sous-bureaux, et est responsable de la sécurité des employés de WfWI et de la protection des biens ou actifs.

Les opérations de WfWI en République Démocratique du Congo représentent un budget annuel de 6 millions de dollars et sont financées autant par les ressources internes de WfWI que par les contributions de DfID, Bloomberg Philanthropies, UNHCR and autres donateurs.

En tant que représentant officiel et leader de WfWI - RDC le candidat retenu devra avoir la capacité de représenter habilement autour des priorités organisationnelles et programmatiques de l'organisation pour les donateurs et les partenaires tout en menant une réflexion stratégique et la planification. Il / elle aura démontré sa capacité à renforcer les capacités du personnel et bâtir une équipe solide et engage dans la promotion des droits des femmes. Il / elle devra avoir un engagement fort dans la promotion des droits des femmes, la capacité à communiquer efficacement tant à l'écrit et à l'oral et à exploiter avec succès dans des environnements instables et difficiles.

  • Leadership et développementprogrammatique
  • Diriger la conception et la mise en œuvre de tous les programmes
  • Assurer que toute la collection des données, le suivi et l'évaluation et les rapports sur tous les aspects du programme sont menées en temps opportun et selon les normes les plus élevées possibles.
  • Identifier les interventions qui nécessitent un suivi et une évaluation supplémentaire, et d'inspirer l'équipe du programme à analyser le processus du programme et de l'impact grâce à des enquêtes, la recherche qualitative, et d'autres mécanismes.
  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les cadres supérieurs sur tous les aspects de la programmation afin d'assurer l'efficacité et la reddition de comptes et d'élaborer des approches programmatiques novatrices pour aider les femmes marginalisées à améliorer leur vie.
  • Traduire ces idées de programmes dans des propositions complètes, avec des budgets et des cadres logiques, en collaboration avec l'équipe de collecte de fonds au siège.
  • Opérations, de gestion financière et des ressources humaines:
  • superviser la planification et la budgétisation annuelle pour le bureau de pays, en collaboration avec le personnel local et HQ.
  • Développer et maintenir les plans de sécurité des bureaux de pays pour assurer la sécurité du personnel et des actifs.
  • Assurez-vous que la dotation en personnel des bureaux de pays est maintenue à un niveau approprié et en respectant le budget.
  • recruter et retenir les meilleurs talents pour l'équipe de direction.
  • Assurer le coaching et monitoring du personnel Mentor et s'assurer que les systèmes de gestion des performances sont correctement mises en œuvre par tous les gestionnaires.
  • Assurer une gestion efficace des subventions, l'utilisation du budget et la réalisation des objectifs annuels.
  • S'assurer de la conformité des bureaux de pays de toutes les procédures et politique de l’organisation et des bailleurs.
  • Participer à l'élaboration de la stratégie de l'organisation et le bureau de pays selon les besoins.
  • Le fundraising etreprésentation
  • cultiver et établir des nouvelles relations avec les bailleurs de fonds.
  • Développer et maintenir des relations de travail avec les partenaires locaux et internationaux, les organismes gouvernementaux compétents et des dirigeants communautaires.
  • Représentation de l'organisation à un public extérieur et les parties prenantes.Qualifications:
  • Minimum de 10 ans d'expérience de travail, idéalement dans le secteur des OING / ONG, dont au moins 5 ans à un niveau managérial.
  • Expérience de vie et de travail en RDC ou les pays voisins des grands lacs
  • Licence ou équivalent le diplôme d'études supérieures de maîtrise dans un domaine pertinent (ou de plus de 15 ans d'expérience au lieu de diplôme d'études supérieures).
  • Expérience confirmée de la gestion d'équipes de plus de 60 membres du personnel dans un style participatif.
  • Compréhension avérée et l'expérience des questions de genre et un engagement prouvé à lutter contre les inégalités entre les sexes dans tous les domaines dans les programmes et au sein de l’organisation
  • Familiarité avec la gestion des budgets, rapports financiers, conception des projets des fondations privées et les bailleurs
  • Excellentes compétences organisationnelles et administratives.
  • Forte communication interpersonnelles, une passion de travailler avec des autres et des compétences dans le renforcement du travail en équipe.
  • Solides compétences en résolution de problème et d'analyse.
  • Capacité à prioriser les tâches et gérer son temps efficacement.
  • Haut niveau de maturité et de sensibilité culturelle.
  • La connaissance du contexte politique, économique et sociale de la RDC.
  • Solides compétences en informatique dans MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint et des applications de messagerie.
  • Maîtrise de l'anglais et Français écrit et parlé est nécessaire. Connaissance de Kiswahli est un atout
  • Volonté et capacité de voyager à l'intérieur de la RDC et à l'étranger si nécessaire.
  • un sens de l'humour et de la passion à promouvoir l’empowerment des femmes

How to apply:

Seuls les candidatsprésélectionnés seront invités à une entrevue. Pas de demandes de renseignements téléphoniques s'il vous plaît.

Women for Women International offre l'égalité des chances et de traitement juste et équitable en matière d'emploi à toutes les personnes sans distinction de race, de couleur religion, le sexe, l'origine nationale, l'âge, le handicap, l'appartenance politique, l'état matrimonial ou l'orientation sexuelle.

Categories: Forestry Jobs

Iraq: Country Director, Iraq (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 03:57
Organization: Women for Women International
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 01 Nov 2014

Organizational Overview

In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.

Since 1993, Women for Women International has served more than 407,000 women in 8 conflict-affected countries, including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Job Summary

Women for Women International (WfWI) intends to establish an office and initiate programs for marginalized women in northern Iraq, based out of Erbil. WfWI aims to serve the indigenous population, displaced Iraqis from southern Iraq, and displaced refugees from Syria. During Phase One (six months), the Country Director is responsible for establishing and maintaining relations with government officials, setting up the office infrastructure, hiring staff, determining the most appropriate programmatic interventions, and initiating program delivery. During Phase Two, the CD will continue to grow and maintain the operation and program per normal operating procedures. Applications will be accepted initially for Phase One, with the possibility of extension into Phase Two.

During both phases of operation, the Country Director is the official representative and leader of Women for Women International in northern Iraq. The Country Director shapes the vision and strategy for the Country Office, providing high level oversight over all areas of program implementation and operations. He/she conducts fundraising and advocacy, and cultivates strategic partnerships.

As the official representative and leader of WfWI in northern Iraq, the successful candidate will have the ability to adeptly represent the organizational and programmatic priorities of the organization to donors and partners while leading strategic thinking and planning. He/she will have demonstrated ability to build the capacity and counsel junior employees as well as manage team members. S/he will need to have a strong commitment to women’s issues, ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, and operate successfully in unstable and challenging environments.

Duties and Responsibilities

Programmatic Leadership and Development*:*

  1. Provide strategic oversight to the design and successful implementation of all programs offered by Women for Women International including rights and life skills training, cash transfers, and business and vocational skills training.
  2. Ensure that all data collection, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on any aspect of the program is conducted in a timely manner and in line with WfWI and donor policies procedures and grant agreements.
  3. Identify interventions that require additional monitoring and evaluation, and inspire the program team to analyze program process and impact through surveys, qualitative research, and other mechanisms.
  4. Work closely with the senior managers on all aspects of programming to ensure efficiency and accountability and to develop innovative programmatic approaches to help marginalized women improve their lives.
  5. Translate these program ideas into proposals, complete with budgets and log frames, in collaboration with the fundraising team in HQ.

Operations, Financial Management, and Human Resources*:*

  1. Oversee annual planning and budgeting for the country office in collaboration with the local staff and HQ.
  2. Develop and maintain country office security plans to ensure safety of staff and assets.Ensure that country office staffing is maintained at appropriate level and within budget.
  3. Recruit and retain outstanding talent for the Senior Management Team.
  4. Mentor staff and ensure that performance appraisal systems are implemented properly by all managers.
  5. Ensure effective grant management, budget utilization and fulfilment of annual targets.
  6. Ensure country office compliance with all organizational policies, procedures and program guidelines.
  7. Participate in strategy development for the organization and the country office as required.

Fundraising and Representation*:*

1.Develop fundraising opportunities and cultivate new donor relationships.

2. Develop and maintain working relationships with local and international partners, relevant government agencies and community leaders.

3.Lead and represent the organization to external audiences and stakeholders.

Skills and Qualifications

· Minimum of 10 years work experience ideally in the INGO/NGO sector, of which at least 5 years at a Managerial level. Experience living and working in Northern Iraq or the region preferred.

· Master's Degree or equivalent post-graduate qualification in relevant field (or 15+ years’ experience in lieu of advanced degree).

· Demonstrated experience of managing teams of 10 or more staff members in a participatory style.

· Demonstrable understanding and experience of gender issues and proven commitment to addressing gender inequalities in all key areas of responsibility.

· Familiarity with managing budgets, financial reporting, grant writing and reporting.

· Excellent administrative and organizational skills.

· Strong interpersonal, communication and teambuilding skills.

· Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently.

· High level of maturity and cultural sensitivity.

· Knowledge of the political, economic and social context of Northern Iraq.

  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email applications.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of Kurdish and/or Arabic is an asset.
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Northern Iraq to program sites and internationally as required.

How to apply:

Application Instructions:**All interested candidates should complete an employment application; submit an updated CV, cover letter including contact information for 3 professional references at: **[https://careers-womenforwomen.icims.com](https://careers-womenforwomen.icims.com/ or to erbiljobs@womenforwomen.org (with Country Director Erbil in the Subject line).

Application deadline:Applications will be considered on a rolling basis; we are seeking to fill this position as quickly as possible.

Only short listed applicants will be invited to interview. No telephone inquiries please.

Categories: Forestry Jobs

Indonesia: Country Program Finance and Admin Manager - Indonesia (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 02:11
Organization: Cardno Emerging Markets
Country: Indonesia
Closing date: 17 Oct 2014

​The Australia–Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons (AAPTIP) is a five-year (2013–2018) AU$50 million initiative of the Australian aid program that aims to reduce the incentives and opportunities for trafficking of persons in the Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) region.

AAPTIP builds on Australia’s long-term support for programs to strengthen the criminal justice response to human trafficking in Asia. These programs include the Asia Regional Cooperation to Prevent People Trafficking (ARCPPT; 2003–2006), and the Asia Regional Trafficking in Persons (ARTIP; 2006–2013) project.

AAPTIP focuses on the prosecution pillar of anti-trafficking at the national and regional level. Support will be provided to the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC), and partner countriesCambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

AAPTIP will strengthen the criminal justice response to trafficking by: enhancing regional and national investigative and judicial cooperation on trafficking cases; strengthening legislative frameworks; providing adequate support for victim-witnesses; and expanding the evidence base for policy development and decision-making.

Summary of Role
The Country Program Finance and Administration Managers’ primary responsibility is to ensure that all required financial and administrative systems are in place, and effectively used, to ensure efficient and effective support is provided to Trafficking in Persons’ Working Groups (TWGs) and visiting AAPTIP advisers. This includes ensuring that all necessary financial and other administrative records are kept and reports provided in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities

Specific Duties
The activities that the Country Program Finance and Admin Manager for Indonesia will undertake are:

  • Establish all required financial management, administrative and human resource management systems in the country office to support effective resource management, service delivery, accountability/audit and reporting requirements;
  • Ensure all country office staff understand and comply with financial management and administrative system requirements, including through provision of appropriate training;
  • Maintain and quality-assure all financial and administrative processes and records, including through regular financial and administrative audits;
  • Provide all required financial and administrative data / reports to the Country Program Coordinator and the Regional Finance and Administration Manager as required;
  • Ensure compliance with DFAT core policies, including but not limited to Disability and Child Protection Policy; and
  • Other duties as directed by the Country Program Coordinator.

For more information, please download the Terms of Reference.

Other Requirements

​Core Competence Required

  • Demonstrated experience in financial management, preparing budgets and expenditure reports;
  • Demonstrated experience in human resource management, including recruitment, contracting and ongoing personnel performance management;
  • Demonstrated ability to administer aid funded project finances; and
  • Good interpersonal, team work and communication skills and able to maintain good relationships with colleagues and external counterparts and stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • A post-secondary or tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, such as financial management, accounting, or public administration is desirable.
Employee Benefits

​This position is a*locally engaged position**.* The salary package for this position is from AU$1,303 to AU$2,192. The specific rate will depend on the successful candidate’s skills and experience and is inclusive of financial benefits/allowances such as medical insurance, 13th month salaries where applicable and other local labour law requirements.


How to apply:

​To apply for this position please email applications that address the Core Competencies and a current CV, quoting "CPFAM - Indonesia" in the subject line to the Recruitment Manager at aaptip.recruitment@cardno.com. Please also provide 2 professional referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Successful applicants may be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

Closing date for applications is the 17 October 2014.

Categories: Forestry Jobs

Pakistan: Consultancy – Chilli Technical Advisor (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 02:00
Organization: Cardno Emerging Markets
Country: Pakistan
Closing date: 19 Oct 2014

The Market Development Facility (MDF), an Australian Government initiative, invests in innovative businesses to stimulate economic growth in a number of countries across the Asia Pacific region.

MDF is currently seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Chilli Technical Advisor (CTA) to work closely with one of our partners, the National Foods Limited (NFL), in Pakistan. This advisor will identify the gaps between chilli growing practices in the chilli growing area and the best production practices to increase the production of aflatoxin-controlled chilli to increase chilli export.

Key Responsibilities
Specific services would include an assessment of chilli growing practices by visiting chilli farms and meeting with chilli farmers in Kunri, Sindh, Pakistan. The CTA will develop recommendations for the improvement of practices and introduction of new chilli varieties that could meet export standards of the NFL. He/she will train the field agents of NFL on the application of best chilli production practices and may also need to provide support for the implementation of the recommendations. The CTA will also visit chilli processing and storage facilities and develop recommendations for improvement, if any.

Other Requirements
The appointment is for an initial term of approximately 12 days, commencing around mid-November 2014. The timeframe may vary depending on date of commencement and satisfactory performance.

For more information please download the Terms of Reference

Employee Benefits
Adviser Remuneration Framework Classification: Short term B3


How to apply:

Further information can be obtained from www.marketdevelopmentfacility.org/current-opportunities or by calling +679 3100272.

Applications (including CV and cover letter) should be emailed to recruitment@cardnoMDF.org. Please quote ‘Chilli Technical Advisor’ in the subject line.

The deadline for submission of applications is 19th October, 2014.

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Short Term Prosecutorial Adviser (ASEAN Region) (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 00:58
Organization: Cardno Emerging Markets
Closing date: 27 Oct 2014

The Australia–Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons (AAPTIP) is a five-year (2013–2018) AU$50 million initiative of the Australian aid program that aims to reduce the incentives and opportunities for trafficking of persons in theAssociation of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) region.

AAPTIP builds on Australia’s long-term support for programs to strengthen the criminal justice response to human trafficking in Asia. These programs include the Asia Regional Cooperation to Prevent People Trafficking (ARCPPT; 2003–2006), and the Asia Regional Trafficking in Persons (ARTIP; 2006–2013) project.

AAPTIP focuses on the prosecution pillar of anti-trafficking at the national and regional level. Support will be provided to the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC), and partner countries Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

AAPTIP will strengthen the criminal justice response to trafficking by: enhancing regional and national investigative and judicial cooperation on trafficking cases; strengthening legislative frameworks; providing adequate support for victim-witnesses; and expanding the evidence base for policy development and decision-making.

Summary of Role
The Short Term Investigations Adviser will assist the Regional Prosecutorial Adviser with the implementation of the AAPTIP Regional and National work plans in program countries with a specific focus on assistance to prosecutors to improve the effective and ethical prosecution of trafficking in persons cases.

Duration
Short term inputs over 3 years. (100 days per year in the ASEAN region and 20 days per year home-based) to commence in January 2015.

Specific duties to be undertaken:

  • Provide technical advice to prosecutors and relevant administrative officers in the strengthening of prosecuting unit structures, policies and procedures, including the development, implementation and refinement of case preparation and case management practices, oversight and review mechanisms;
  • Develop materials and oversee the delivery of TIP training for prosecutors;
  • Provide technical assistance, mentor and coach prosecutors on the effective and ethical prosecution of TIP cases;
  • Develop and deliver advanced technical training and guidelines in relation to trafficking and the prosecutorial role;
  • Ensure compliance with DFAT core policies, including but not limited to Disability and Child Protection Policy;
  • In coordination with DFAT, liaise with whole-of-government partners including AGD, AFP and DFAT on issues relevant to criminal justice sector capacity building coordination and harmonisation, and other initiatives focussing on anti-human trafficking; and
  • Other duties as directed by the Team Leader.

Core Competence Required

  • Experience working as a prosecutor of serious crimes cases, including human trafficking;
  • Experience in the provision of advice to prosecutors on counter-trafficking in persons;
  • Demonstrated capacity to interact with counterparts in a developing country context, in a culturally appropriate manner whilst providing capacity building and mentoring support;
  • Demonstrated capacity to understand, apply and provide advice to counterparts on the application of contemporary gender and human rights principles;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills complemented by excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Competent information technology skills.
  • Qualifications
  • Experience working in a developing country context in an advisory capacity is highly desirable;
  • Experience working in both civil law and common law systems and an understanding of the investigative, prosecutorial and judicial implications of each is highly desirable; and
  • Post-secondary or tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline are desirable.

For more information, please download the Terms of Reference.

Adviser Remuneration Framework

This position has been classified under the Adviser Remuneration Framework as Discipline D Job Level 3. For further information on the Adviser Remuneration Framework, please visit:
http://aid.dfat.gov.au/publications/pages/3994_1809_6357_1618_6763.aspx


How to apply:

To apply for this position please email applications that address the Core Competencies and a current CV, quoting Short Term Prosecutorial Adviser (ASEAN Region) to the Recruitment Manager at aaptip.recruitment@cardno.com. Please also provide two professional referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Successful applicants may be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

Closing date for applications is 27 October 2014.

Categories: Forestry Jobs

Short Term Investigations Adviser (ASEAN Region) (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 00:55
Organization: Cardno Emerging Markets
Closing date: 27 Oct 2014

The Australia–Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons (AAPTIP) is a five-year (2013–2018) AU$50 million initiative of the Australian aid program that aims to reduce the incentives and opportunities for trafficking of persons in theAssociation of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) region.

AAPTIP builds on Australia’s long-term support for programs to strengthen the criminal justice response to human trafficking in Asia. These programs include the Asia Regional Cooperation to Prevent People Trafficking (ARCPPT; 2003–2006), and the Asia Regional Trafficking in Persons (ARTIP; 2006–2013) project.

AAPTIP focuses on the prosecution pillar of anti-trafficking at the national and regional level. Support will be provided to the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC), and partner countries Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

AAPTIP will strengthen the criminal justice response to trafficking by: enhancing regional and national investigative and judicial cooperation on trafficking cases; strengthening legislative frameworks; providing adequate support for victim-witnesses; and expanding the evidence base for policy development and decision-making.

Summary of Role
The Short Term Investigations Adviser will assist the Regional TIP Investigations Advisers with the implementation of the AAPTIP Regional and National work plans in program countries with a specific focus on assistance to law enforcement agencies to improve the effective and ethical investigation of trafficking in persons, and related cases. Assistance will be provided through home based and in-country work to a maximum of 100 days per year.

Duration
Short term inputs over 3 years. (70 days per year in the ASEAN region and 30 days per year home-based) to commence in January 2015.

Location
ASEAN Region

Specific Duties

  • Provide technical advice for the development, implementation and refinement of investigative practices and investigative oversight and review mechanisms;
  • Provide assistance with the development of guidelines and standard operating procedures on the investigation of TIP cases;
  • Provide advice to investigative personnel in the technical aspects of investigations, including multi-agency and transnational investigations;
  • Assist with the development and delivery of training programs for law enforcement;
  • Ensure compliance with DFAT core policies, including but not limited to Disability and Child Protection Policy;
  • In coordination with DFAT, liaise with whole-of-government partners including AGD, AFP and DFAT on issues relevant to criminal justice sector capacity building coordination and harmonisation, and other initiatives focussing on anti-human trafficking; and
  • Other duties as directed by the Team Leader.

For more information, please download the Terms of Reference.

Core Competence Required

  • Experience working as an investigator of serious crimes cases, including human trafficking;
  • Demonstrated capacity to interact with counterparts in a developing country context, in a culturally appropriate manner whilst providing capacity building and mentoring support;
  • Demonstrated capacity to understand, apply and provide advice to counterparts on the application of contemporary gender and human rights principles;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills complemented by excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Competent information technology skills.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in a developing country context in an advisory capacity is highly desirable;
  • Experience working in both civil law and common law systems and an understanding of the investigative, prosecutorial and judicial implications of each is highly desirable; and
  • Post-secondary or tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline are desirable.

Employee Benefits
This position has been classified under the Adviser Remuneration Framework as Discipline D Job Level 3. For further information on the Adviser Remuneration Framework, please visit:
http://aid.dfat.gov.au/publications/pages/3994_1809_6357_1618_6763.aspx


How to apply:

To apply for this position please email applications that address the Core Competencies and a current CV, quoting Short Term Investigations Adviser to the Recruitment Manager at aaptip.recruitment@cardno.com. Please also provide two professional referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Successful applicants may be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

Closing date for applications is 27 October 2014.

Categories: Forestry Jobs

Short Term Information Technology Adviser (ASEAN Region) (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 00:53
Organization: Cardno Emerging Markets
Closing date: 27 Oct 2014

The Australia–Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons (AAPTIP) is a five-year (2013–2018) AU$50 million initiative of the Australian aid program that aims to reduce the incentives and opportunities for trafficking of persons in theAssociation of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) region.

AAPTIP builds on Australia’s long-term support for programs to strengthen the criminal justice response to human trafficking in Asia. These programs include the Asia Regional Cooperation to Prevent People Trafficking (ARCPPT; 2003–2006), and the Asia Regional Trafficking in Persons (ARTIP; 2006–2013) project.

AAPTIP focuses on the prosecution pillar of anti-trafficking at the national and regional level. Support will be provided to the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC), and partner countries Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

AAPTIP will strengthen the criminal justice response to trafficking by: enhancing regional and national investigative and judicial cooperation on trafficking cases; strengthening legislative frameworks; providing adequate support for victim-witnesses; and expanding the evidence base for policy development and decision-making.

Summary of Role
The Short Term Information Technology Adviser (STITA) will provide technical assistance and advice to criminal justice agencies in relation to IT requirements and specifications for data collection and the management of data systems. The STITA will conduct needs assessments, developing user requirements and specifications, developing tender documents (if required) and providing a quality assurance role where IT systems development is tendered and subsequently rolled-out. Assistance will be provided through home based and in-country work to a maximum of 50 days per year.

Duration
Short term inputs over 3 years. (30 days per year in the ASEAN region and 20 days per year home-based) to commence in January 2015.

Location
ASEAN Region

Specific Duties

  • Assist the Philippines with an assessment of the current Philippines Anti-Trafficking Database (PATD) and provide recommendations in terms of the IT specifications and hardware and software needs for the upgrading of the PATD;
  • Draft proposal for tender for the upgrading of the PATD. Assist with the tender process and in selecting the preferred tenderer;
  • Monitor and assess the quality of delivery of the services as per tender;
  • Assess the implementation of the PATD and produce and submit an assessment report;
  • Scoping the needs for the information system requirements and developing recommendations for other program countries;
  • Other activities are likely necessary depending on the recommendations and agreement of the way forward;
  • Other duties as directed by the Team Leader.

The full Terms of Reference can be found here: Terms of Reference

Core Competence Required

  • Experience in conducting needs assessment, developing user requirements, and technical specifications for information management solutions in low technology and low capacity environments is critical;
  • The preferred consultant will have previously undertaken a quality assurance role to ensure the delivery of high-quality and appropriate information systems;
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing strategies to ensure sustainable information systems and practices is essential;
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering training to users.
  • Demonstrated capacity to interact with counterparts in a developing country context, in a culturally appropriate manner whilst providing capacity building and mentoring support;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills complemented by excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Competent information technology skills.

Qualifications

  • Experience in setting up computerized databases for criminal justice agencies;
  • Experience working in a developing country context in an advisory capacity is highly desirable; and
  • Post-secondary or tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline are desirable.

Adviser Remuneration Framework
This position has been classified under the Adviser Remuneration Framework as Discipline B Job Level 3. For further
information on the Adviser Remuneration Framework, please visit:
http://aid.dfat.gov.au/publications/pages/3994_1809_6357_1618_6763.aspx


How to apply:

To apply for this position please email applications that address the Core Competencies and a current CV, quoting the relevant job title to the Recruitment Manager at aaptip.recruitment@cardno.com. Please also provide two professional referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Successful applicants may be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

Closing date for applications is 27 October 2014.

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Short Term Training Of Trainers Adviser (ASEAN Region) (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 00:49
Organization: Cardno Emerging Markets
Closing date: 27 Oct 2014

The Australia–Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons (AAPTIP) is a five-year (2013–2018) AU$50 million initiative of the Australian aid program that aims to reduce the incentives and opportunities for trafficking of persons in theAssociation of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) region.

AAPTIP builds on Australia’s long-term support for programs to strengthen the criminal justice response to human trafficking in Asia. These programs include the Asia Regional Cooperation to Prevent People Trafficking (ARCPPT; 2003–2006), and the Asia Regional Trafficking in Persons (ARTIP; 2006–2013) project.

AAPTIP focuses on the prosecution pillar of anti-trafficking at the national and regional level. Support will be provided to the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC), and partner countries Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

AAPTIP will strengthen the criminal justice response to trafficking by: enhancing regional and national investigative and judicial cooperation on trafficking cases; strengthening legislative frameworks; providing adequate support for victim-witnesses; and expanding the evidence base for policy development and decision-making.

Summary of Role
The Short Term Training of Trainers Adviser will provide technical assistance and advice to program countries on the integration of TIP training programs into the curriculums of training institutions for law enforcement, prosecutors and the judiciary, including the delivery of TOT courses to develop the knowledge and skills of trainers to deliver the training programs in future. Assistance will be provided through home based and in-country work to a maximum of 55 days per year.

Duration
Short term inputs over 3 years (35 days per year in the ASEAN region and 20 days per year home-based) to commence in January 2015.

Location
ASEAN Region

Specific Duties

  • Conduct training needs analysis and developing training programs for law enforcement, prosecutors and judges in collaboration with subject matter experts in the AAPTIP team:
  • Develop and deliver TOT training programs;
  • Assist Regional TIP Investigation Advisers, the Regional Prosecutorial Adviser, the Regional Justice Process Adviser and other Advisers with the development of coaching and mentoring guidelines/programs and on-the job training programs that includes assessment processes;
  • Ensure compliance with DFAT core policies, including but not limited to Disability and Child Protection Policy;
  • In coordination with DFAT, liaise with whole-of-government partners including AGD, AFP and DFAT on issues relevant to criminal justice sector capacity building coordination and harmonisation, and other initiatives
  • focussing on anti-human trafficking; and
  • Other duties as directed by the Team Leader.

The full Terms of Reference can be found here: Terms of Reference

Core Competence Required

  • Experience working as a prosecutor of serious crimes cases, including human trafficking;
  • Minimum of ten years practical experience developing and delivering TOT training programs to criminal justice practitioners, preferably in the ASEAN region;
  • Experience conducting training needs analysis and curriculum development in criminal justice agencies;
  • Experience in developing and delivering training programs based on adult learning principles and incorporating participative training methods;
  • Experience in developing and implementing coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training in criminal justice agencies.
  • Substantial experience in developing and implementing assessment processes for formal and informal training (coaching/mentoring programs) and training others to conduct assessments;
  • Demonstrated capacity to interact with counterparts in a developing country context, in a culturally appropriate manner whilst providing capacity building and mentoring support;
  • Demonstrated capacity to understand, apply and provide advice to counterparts on the application of contemporary gender and human rights principles;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills complemented by excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Competent information technology skills.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in a developing country context in an advisory capacity is highly desirable;
  • Experience working in both civil law and common law systems and an understanding of the investigative, prosecutorial and judicial implications of each is highly desirable; and,
  • Post-secondary or tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline are desirable.

Adviser Remuneration Framework
This position has been classified under the Adviser Remuneration Framework as Discipline B Job Level 3. For further information on the Adviser Remuneration Framework, please visit:
http://aid.dfat.gov.au/publications/pages/3994_1809_6357_1618_6763.aspx


How to apply:

To apply for this position please email applications that address the Core Competencies and a current CV, quoting the relevant job title to the Recruitment Manager at aaptip.recruitment@cardno.com. Please also provide two professional referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Successful applicants may be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

Closing date for applications is 27 October 2014

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International - Urban Development Specialist (Re-advertisement) (source: Asian Development Bank)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-09-30 00:00
Leverage on technical knowledge to identify, develop, implement, and administer loans, technical assistance (TAs) projects, and non-lending products and services (NLPS) in the urban sector, with particular focus on urban water supply and sanitation, and environmental improvement in the developing member country (DMC). Contribute to the development of policy on the urban sector in the DMC. Work with broad policies and objectives, working directly with clients, with supervision for critical tasks. (Closing Date: 14 October 2014)
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Malawi: Senior Programme Manager (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:25
Organization: Banja la Mtsogolo
Country: Malawi
Closing date: 03 Oct 2014

SENIOR PROGRAMME MANAGER

BACKGROUND

Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM) is a Malawian Non-Governmental Healthcare Organisation (NGO) established in 1987. BLM provides quality Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare including HIV/AIDS information and interventions. BLM exists to improve quality of life in Malawi through Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Services. BLM serves over 800,000 clients annually and makes a significant contribution to national family planning objectives. The organisation has national coverage, operating through 31 clinics, over 460 outreach sites and a network of 100 private franchisees.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested individuals to fill the vacancy of Senior Programme Manager (Lilongwe based).

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

The Senior Programme Manager is responsible for overall programme/project and financial management support and management, and technical capacity building to individual programme/project implementation teams. The position supports the achievement of BLM programme goals through project grant coordination; follow up on grant compliance by implementing units, preparation of quality, accurate and timely qualitative and quantitative reports, and resource mobilization.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A.Project Management:

· Facilitate and manage the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of grant funded programs/ projects;

· Ensure effective project team structures, clarity of roles and responsibilities among the project teams, and effective coordination and communication between team members;

· Ensure that all the requirements for approved projects are complied with;

· Ensure that all relevant staff are trained on BLM grant management systems, proposal development and report writing;

· Provide training to relevant BLM staff on specific donor requirements, including contract details;

· Collaborate and follow up with project implementing units to ensure quality donor reports are submitted;

· Plan, share and monitor reporting timelines with all relevant parties, ensuring reports are submitted on time;

· Liaise with relevant donors, partners and stakeholders as appropriate;

· Communicate relevant information from donors with regard to the grants to all teams, managers and directors as appropriate;

  • Ensure proper documentation of proposals, reports and other relevant data related to the grant activity.

B.Financial Management:

· Utilize financial information to analyze and manage project budgets and reporting requirements;

· Review monthly financial expenditure reports with project leads and initiate corrective action as required;

· Approve budget modifications within authority and prepare requests for revisions to donors;

· Facilitate, with project leads, the timely preparation of project/activity-based costed work plans.

C.Resource Mobilization

· Facilitate strategic planning and new partnerships;

· Keep abreast of the development of national policies, laws, strategic directions and the general situation in the field of Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS and suggest program adjustments

· Contribute to the proactive development of new concept papers and project proposals (technical and financial)

· Monitor donor trends and lead on identifying new funding avenues accordingly.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

· Bachelors degree in Management, Finance, Public Health, International Development or related field (Masters degree in related field preferable)

· At least 5 years directly relevant experience, possibly working in international organizations, NGOs/Multi-lateral or Bi-lateral funding organizations in similar positions

· Excellent program/project and financial management skills – an ability to work with numbers, spread sheets

· Excellent leadership and people management skills

· Excellent English language communication skills (verbal and written)

· Strong analytical and problem solving skills

· Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

· Previous exposure to public health service delivery programming (family planning experience highly desirable)

· Monitoring and Evaluation experience

· Strong work ethic and ability to meet deadlines

LENGTH OF CONTRACT:

TWO YEARS RENEWABLE


How to apply:
Please submit a covering letter explaining your suitability and motivation, along with your Curriculum Vitae with references to:

banja.recruitment@gmail.com

CLOSING DATE:

October 3, 2014 - Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short listed on a regular basis and we may offer the post before the closing date.
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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Chief Financial Officer, DRC (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:16
Organization: Save the Children
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 10 Oct 2014

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.

We are currently recruiting for an upcoming project in the DRC valued at $10M a year, over a five year period through CDC/PEPFAR. The primary focus for this critical program is to increase population access to comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in order to decrease HIV/AIDS associated morbidity and mortality and contribute to the successful control of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the DRC, with a particular focus on the following two provinces: Kinshasa and Katanga.

Responsibilities

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report directly to the Chief of Party for this CDC funded project in DRC, and will be responsible for all operational functions of the project, including accountancy, finance, budget management, sub-awards, procurement, human resources and office management. This position is grant funded. The CFO is responsible for overseeing project finances and other critical operational duties for the integrated program funded by PEPFAR. Under the leadership of the Chief of Party, the CFO will supervise all grant management and reporting on grant performance as well as provide financial and technical management to ensure best use of resources by preparing sound budgets, monitoring project expenses, and ensuring timely preparation of financial reports. S/he will also ensure the grant is administered according to donor regulations and policies. This requires close liaison with the finance, budget and financial planning departments of all partners, Save the Children as well as CDC.

Qualified candidates should possess the following:

  • Master’s degree or higher in business administration, finance, accounting, audit, or related field is required.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant experience with a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience with an international NGO or an international organization
  • Demonstrated experience working with international donors, especially CDC and PEPFAR.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and techniques required
  • Demonstrated experience working in environments where meeting multiple deadlines is essential.
  • Demonstrated experience developing innovative solutions to finance, accounting and operational issues
  • Experience specifically with US government donor agencies and familiarity with USG rules and regulations strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting softwares
  • Must be fluent both in French and English

Please note that this position is contingent upon funding from the donor.


How to apply:

To apply, please visit the website: www.savethechildren.org under the Careers page, and select "Search US Jobs" and then choose location as "Africa - Flexible." Please visit the website for more information. EOE

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World: Latin American Spanish Translator at Beyond Violence (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:15
Organization: Beyond Violence
Country: World
Closing date: 07 Oct 2014

Latin American Spanish translator at Beyond Violence (unpaid - worldwide)

Do you have experience or enthusiasm for translating texts from English into Latin American Spanish? Do you have a passion for combating violence in the world bit by bit as part of a global movement? Then Beyond Violence is precisely the organisation you will be interested in!

Beyond Violence is centered around a web platform which seeks to engage people across countries and continents in the promotion of non-violent conflict transformation. Through online petitions, forum discussions, digital conferences, and many more ways we are impacting decision makers and key local actors to put down weapons and solve conflict through negotiation and dialogue.

Our Requirements

· High self-motivation and organizational skills

· Good level of English

· Knowledge of Latin American Spanish

· Passion for peace, non-violence, dialogue and understanding

· Proactive use of email communication and Skype

· Ability and willingness to commit up to 10 hours per week

· Good internet connection

· Working experience in translation or development is a plus

Your responsibilities

· Translating various kinds of texts that appear on our website from English into Latin American Spanish.

· Cooperating your tasks with the translation team manager.

· Manage your time sufficiently to work the hours that you want to contribute (estimated 2-10 hrs per week).

What we offer

· Opportunity to gather practical work experience in translation.

· Letter of recommendation or reference for your future employer.

· An informal structure and freedom to complete tasks in your own style.

· Being part of an innovative and quickly expanding movement - be part of creating change.

· Flexible working hours – as an unpaid position we expect you to only contribute the time you are able and willing to.

· Cooperation with inspiring and engaging activists and campaigners from all over the world.

· Experience in building up a non-profit organisation in a relaxed, cooperative, and intercultural work environment.


How to apply:

We look forward to your application

Please send your CV and cover letter to hr@beyondviolence.org . We look forward to hearing from you soon! For more information about Beyond Violence please visit www.beyondviolence.org or find us on Facebook and Twitter “@Beyond_Violence”

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World: Fundraising Deputy Manager at Beyond Violence (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:14
Organization: Beyond Violence
Country: World
Closing date: 06 Oct 2014

Deputy Fundraising Manager at Beyond Violence (unpaid-worldwide)

Are you familiar with fundraising strategies in the non-profit sector? Are you eager to share your experience with us? Are you diligent, organised and do you have ideas about how to raise our financial base? Are you not afraid to take on responsibility? Do you have a passion for combating violence in the world bit by bit as part of a global movement? Then Beyond Violence is precisely the organisation you will be interested in!

Beyond Violence is centered around a web platform which seeks to engage people across countries and continents in the promotion of non-violent conflict transformation. Through online petitions, forum discussions, digital conferences, and much more, we are impacting decision-makers and key local actors to put down weapons and solve conflict through negotiation and dialogue.

Your responsibilities

· Actively participating in fundraising activities

· Research new fundraising opportunities

· Participating in online Skype meetings with fundraising manager and other team leaders

· Responding to emails and requests in timely manner

· Coordinating your task with fundraising manager

· Building of effective team of fundraisers

· Managing your time effectively in order to complete your tasks within the hours that you want to contribute (estimated at 10 hrs per week)

Our requirements

· High self-motivation and organisational skills

· Good level of English

· Knowledge of fundraising for NGOs and willingness to learn more

· Passion for peace, non-violence, dialogue and understanding

· Proactive use of email communication and Skype

· Ability and willingness to commit up to 10 hours per week

· Good internet connection

· Working experience in fundraising and/or development is a plus

What we offer

· An informal structure and freedom to complete tasks in your own style

· An internet-based organisation that means you can work from anywhere in the world

· Being part of an innovative and rapidly expanding movement - be part of creating change

· Flexible working hours – as an unpaid position we expect you to only contribute the time you are able and willing to

· Cooperation with inspiring and engaging activists and campaigners from all over the world

· Experience in building up a non-profit organisation in a relaxed, cooperative, and intercultural work environment

· Letter of recommendation or reference for your future employer


How to apply:

We look forward to your application

Please send your CV and cover letter to hr@beyondviolence.org. We look forward to hearing from you soon! For more information about Beyond Violence please visit www.beyondviolence.org or find us on Facebook and Twitter “@Beyond_Violence”.

If you are not able to commit sufficient time for this position but are still willing to assist us with fundraising for peace – please get in touch! We can discuss your involvement and will find ways for you to become involved.

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Afghanistan: Deputy Chief of Party - Finance, Admin & Compliance (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:11
Organization: Counterpart International
Country: Afghanistan
Closing date: 31 Dec 2014

Counterpart International is a global development organization that empowers people and communities to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. For nearly 50 years, Counterpart has been forging partnerships with communities in need to address complex problems related to economic development, food security and nutrition, and building effective governance and institutions.

For more information visit www.Counterpart.orgSUMMARY: Counterpart International is seeking a Finance, Compliance, and Admin DCOP for its 5-year, USAID funded, Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP). This is a full time position based in Kabul, Afghanistan. With the support and under the supervision of the Chief of Party (COP) and HQ team, the Finance, Compliance, and Admin DCOP will be responsible for all aspects of financial project management as well as coordination of all financial activities, especially management of the sub-granting process. S/he should have a fluency and experience in the areas of: financial management, accounting practices, accountability, negotiations, auditing, as well as USAID rules and regulations governing all aspects of financial and administrative management and oversight of the program. S/he will ensure quality funding application and donor reporting submissions; and donor and sub-grant compliance across all programs, as well as control of all program finances.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Through close collaboration with the Counterpart Headquarters Team and the COP, the Finance, Compliance, and Admin DCOP will:

• Establish financial management systems, procedures and controls and review them on a regular basis to ensure compliance, transparency and effective utilization of resources.
• Oversee all financial transactions and reporting; calculate and pay employee salaries and taxes as well as other tax reporting.
• Lead the collection of all audit requests. Liaise with HQ and field staff to ensure all documents and materials is promptly sent and fulfill all of the auditors’ requests.
• Lead accounting and finance staff that create, organize and maintain all financial vouchers along with necessary back up documentation, and record all transactions in QuickBooks with minimal errors. Review all financials before presenting to the COP for approval and submission to HQ.
• Manage program budget and oversee all financial disbursements and procurement ensuring compliance with all US government regulations and Counterpart policies.
• Supervise day-to-day operations of the finance and grants and operations teams, focusing on mentoring them and building their capacity.
• Monitor program burn rate and support the development and improvement of pipelines, burn trackers, accruals and spending projections. Work closely with HQ staff (Finance and Grants, Contracts and Compliance) to fully utilize and interpret all current reports, as well as create new reports/tools and improve current reports/tools.
• Ensure timely submission of all financial reports, records, files and cash requests to COP, Counterpart headquarters, and USAID.
• Oversee development of key HR policies and personnel manual, and ensure their adherence to local labor laws.
• Ensure that the sub-grants to local CSOs and any other sub-grantees are implemented as per program objectives, design and USAID sub-grants regulations:
• Maintain an up to date sub-grant manual for the program;
• Design and issuance of RFAs;
• Short-list and evaluate of grant applications; including letters of interest, budgets, and full proposals;
• Negotiate with potential grantors and finalizing agreements;
• Monitor all grantees to ensure the proper implementation of sub-grant activities;
• Grant close-out procedures;
• Ensure that both Counterpart and USAID rules and regulations are adequately understood and adhered to by all sub-grantees;
• Provide training and technical assistance in financial management to local sub-grantees.
• Monitor procurement, purchase orders and payment requests to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, as well as with USAID regulations; and
• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A university degree in business administration, accounting, and finance or related subject or be a certified accountant is required.
• Minimum of six (6) years of experience working with international NGOs in a similar capacity. Prefer multi-faceted background which closely matches the duties of this position (experience with finance, administration and compliance).
• Previous work experience in Afghanistan and a demonstrated understanding of the social, political, economic and international dynamics that would impact the program.
• Minimum four (4) years of experience as a finance manager, specifically working with a high volume of small sub-grants and international donor agencies, preferably USAID.
• The candidate should have fluency and experience in the areas of: grants management (in the forms of cost reimbursable grants, fixed obligation grants, and contracts) and have a working understanding of grant regulations, particularly USG.
• The candidate should have extensive understanding of accounting practices and procedures, such as keeping all documents organized and audit ready.
• Ability to work under pressure and maintain accuracy with a very demanding workload and in a culturally sensitive environment.
• Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and QuickBooks accounting software.
• Strong interpersonal skills, able to work effectively with civil society organizations, donor staff, project staff, and other beneficiaries.
• Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills, ability to work well in a team environment.
• Professional written and oral fluency in Dari and/or Pashto is preferred; fluency in English is required.

  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

How to apply:

http://www.counterpart.org/working-with-us

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Uganda: Volunteer Counselling Psychologist (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:09
Organization: HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 10 Oct 2014

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

  • Degree in Counseling Psychology. Masters degree preferred or equivalent;

· Working experience in providing psychotherapeutic interventions to children, adults and families in individual and groups settings;

· Knowledge and experience in trauma counseling, marriage and family therapy desirable;

· Knowledge of human rights doctrine and child rights and prevention and response to SGBV issues required;

· Experience in capacity building including facilitation of community - based training and advocacy, awareness raising on SGBV issues a plus;

· Fluency in English a must. Knowledge of Kiswahili and French a plus;

· Computer literacy essential with working knowledge of MS Office;

· Good knowledge of Kampala and its environs;

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Skilled at working as a member of a team.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to info@hiasuganda.org

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United States of America: CONSULTANT - Nutrition and Health Specialist (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:05
Organization: Counterpart International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 31 Dec 2014

JOB SUMMARY:

The Technical Specialist for Nutrition and Health will provide technical support to program teams both in the field and at the headquarters office implementing Counterpart’s nutrition and health portfolio. At an institutional level the Specialist will analyze existing programs and provide recommendations on program improvement and program development strategy. At a program level, the Specialist will provide technical support to various projects through developing tools, implementation strategies, and training for staff and partners. Technical assistance will be delivered through travel to the field as well as remote support on an ongoing basis and in close coordination with the headquarters backstopping teams. In terms of business development, the Specialist will provide input in the program design process. The individual selected will report to the Director of the Program Quality and Learning (PQL) Unit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Conduct a comprehensive assessment of CPI’s health and nutrition portfolio contextualized in terms of current technical and funding trends and produce a report with recommendations on how to move CPI’s Program Quality and Learning Agenda forward in the sector
• Provide technical assistance in the area of nutrition and behavior change communication (BCC) to CPI projects both in person and remotely
• Develop strategies and tools for the design of specific technical components primarily in nutrition, food security, health, and behavior change communication
• Provide technical input on start-up, reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and other program implementation activities as needed to ensure technical soundness of programs
• Lead BCC and Care Group capacity building efforts and adaptation of the methodologies to project contexts
• Capture, document and refine relevant knowledge products per Program Quality and Learning Agenda
• Represent Counterpart International at sector related events as needed and in coordination with PQL Director.
• Travel to Counterpart International field offices and intervention locations for delivery of technical assistance to programs

QUALIFICATIONS:

• MS/MA/MPH with 7 years of relevant experience with international development programs
• Minimum of 5 year of program experience in nutrition, food security, health, and behavior change communication
• Knowledge of Care Group structure and implementation
• Demonstrated ability to lead projects, set priorities, and plan, implement and monitor successful program activities
• Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and to design and conduct interactive training
• Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the socio-political issues in assigned geographical areas, particularly West Africa
• Overseas field experience required
• Excellent written and communication skills
• Proficiency in Excel, Word and database management;
• Knowledge of relevant current affairs and sector trends strongly preferred
• English fluency required; foreign language skills in French, Spanish, Russian or Arabic strongly preferred.


How to apply:

http://www.counterpart.org/working-with-us

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Iraq: Finance & Grants Manager (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:02
Organization: Save the Children
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 14 Oct 2014

Prime responsibilities:

Financial Accountability:

  • Provide a high standard of financial accounting in emergency programmes, ensuring compliance to local statutory law and Save the Children accounting policies.
  • Ensure accounting systems, policies, internal controls and procedures are quickly established for the
  • collection of accurate, complete and timely financial data (e.g.: budgets, forecasts, expenditure, commitments, payroll, and delegation of authority).
  • Manage the cash flow to ensure timely and secure transfer of funds to meet programme needs, liaising with local bankers as required.
  • Provide the necessary checks and balances to ensure that money is spent effectively, efficiently and in line with donor requirements.

Financial Planning:

  • Support budget holders to produce quality budgeting information.
  • Ensure all relevant stakeholders are involved in the budgeting process.
  • Prepare management reports for budget holders to monitor budgets on a regular and timely basis.
  • Provide advice/training to budget holders on budget management and phasing.

Grant Management:

  • Prepare donor financial reports and proposal budgets.
  • Ensure all donor requirements are complied with and that proposals and reports are submitted on time.
  • Advise on how to best to utilise a programme's funding portfolio.
  • Build and maintain relationships with the local representatives of donor organisations and finance staff of similar organisations.

Control & Supervision:

  • Take appropriate steps to minimise the risk of fraud or theft.
  • Ensure the security of all cash and assets (e.g.: regular cash and bank reconciliation, fixed asset and inventory physical checks).
  • Work in close collaboration with other members of Save the Children team on all aspects of the emergency response as required.
  • Recruit, train and manage finance staff and/or work closely with existing country finance staff & ensure a good handover at end of mission.
  • Carry out inductions and staff trainings for finance procedures, donor requirements etc.
  • Ensure that Save the Children's commitment to improving quality and accountability in humanitarian

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: 'snasir.39053.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com'

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