UN Women: HR Specialist ? Human Resources Information System - New York (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Wed, 2015-07-29 00:26
Application Deadline: 17 August 2015
Post Level: P-4
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UN Women: Systems Development Specialist (ERP) - New York (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Wed, 2015-07-29 00:26
Application Deadline: 17 August 2015
Post Level: P-3
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Programe Analyst (EVAW & WEE) - New Delhi (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Wed, 2015-07-29 00:26
Application Deadline: 9 August 2015
Post Level: SB-4
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Women, Peace and Security Intern - New York (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Wed, 2015-07-29 00:26
Application Deadline: 10 August 2015
Post Level: Intern
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Programme Assistant - New Delhi (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Wed, 2015-07-29 00:26
Application Deadline: 9 August 2015
Post Level: SB-3
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International Consultant on Institutional Capacity Assessment, and Programme Development - Monrovia, LIBERIA - Monrovia (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Wed, 2015-07-29 00:26
Application Deadline: 30 July 2015
Post Level: International Consultant
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UN Women: Correspondence and Editorial Associate, Office of the Executive Director - New York (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - Wed, 2015-07-29 00:26
Application Deadline: 30 July 2015
Post Level: GS-7
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Iraq: Benefits Administrator (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:07
Organization: Qandil
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 31 Jul 2015

QANDIL is a Swedish non-profit, non-political, non-religious humanitarian aid organization founded in 1991 in Stockholm. Having continuously operated in the Kurdistan Region ever since, QANDIL’s main priorities of work are in construction and infrastructure, refugee and IDP initiatives, WASH, capacity building. With an annual budget of $15- $20 million, QANDIL is currently UNHCR’s biggest implementing partner in Kurdistan Region.

Job Description:

The Benefits Administrator will be a highly qualified, professional, and confidential person who will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day processing of QANDIL’s benefit programs to the staff. Tasks will include enrollment of new employees, changes, terminations, insurance claims, and disability. S/he will update employee records and answer employee questions in a timely manner, giving the highest level of integrity to the staff, including the privacy of their personal insurance and health files.

Main responsibilities:

· Act as the Focal Point to communicate between QANDIL staff and the private insurance company.

· Keep employees well informed about their benefits: Medical/Health and Life/Accidental Insurance.

· Design and administer the staff database and their benefits, and keep the staff informed of any changes.

· Analyse and prepare benefits packages and assess the performance and responsiveness of the service provider(s).

· Enrol new staff and meet with them regularly to explain policy coverage and benefits, costs to staff, etc.

· Process billing and resolve discrepancies with the insurance provider(s) to ensure all eligible staff are insured.

· Consult with the insurance company on insurance procedures and follow legal guidelines to ensure compliance.

· Develop a friendly and easily traceable database of benefits for all staff and their eligible family members.

· Compile relevant medical and supporting documents from staff and submit to the insurer for timely processing.

· Maintain “Employee Files” up-to-date, including banking details for direct deposit of reimbursement, etc.

· May be asked to assist the HR Manager in other HR- and administration-related work of the department.

Requirements:

· A bachelor’s degree in business management, administration or other relevant field.

· Excellent communication and negotiation skills in verbal and written English.

· Good speaking and writing skills in Kurdish and Arabic is a big advantage.

· Equivalent experience in HR and benefits administration will be considered a plus.

· Deal with all staff in a professional manner, with the highest level of confidentiality to their medical documents and matters of personal privacy. Exposing confidential health information of staff may lead to immediate termination of the contract and other legal proceedings if necessary.

· Female candidates are encouraged to apply.


How to apply:

APPLY: Interested applicants must send their most recent CV and a cover letter to recruitment@qandil.organd the Subject line must read:**Benefits Administrator**

NOTE:Applications not meeting the specified minimum requirements or received after closing date may not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Evaluation may include a written test in addition to the interview.

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Aruba (The Netherlands): Intern/Project Assistant: Central and Eastern Europe (Fall 2015) (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:04
Country: Aruba (The Netherlands), Bulgaria, United States of America
Closing date: 27 Aug 2015

Intern/Project Assistant: Central and Eastern Europe (Fall 2015)

The National Democratic Institute for Internaltional Affairs (NDI) invites all qualified candidates to apply for a full-time paid internship in a dynamic, fast-paced organization that promotes democracy worldwide. The position offers a window into the field of international development work, with challenging opportunities for those wishing to explore a career in the expanding realm of international relations. The intern will work with the Central and Eastern Europe team to provide programmatic and administrative support to the regional team’s initiatives in the Balkans.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Gathering reports from various news sources on the countries of the CEE region;
  • Drafting cover memos and editing regular field reports, proposals, and other documents as needed;
  • Preparing program briefing materials for NDI trainers and field representatives;
  • Assisting with administrative tasks such as scanning, photocopying, and preparing for seminars;
  • Contributing research on subjects such as civic education/organizing, NGO development and political party building; and
  • Attending workshops, lectures and other events within and outside of NDI.

Required Skills:

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in international affairs, political science or a related field; recent graduates are also welcome to apply;
  • Available full-time (40 hours/week);
  • Interest in/knowledge of political issues and/or of Central and Eastern Europe;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Efficiency, organization skills and a high level of attention to detail;
  • Able to work independently and as part of a group;
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously; and
  • Computer knowledge skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, and Google applications.

Comments:
This is a paid internship. The anticipated start date for this position is June 1, 2015. Please include both a resume and a cover letter with your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The application deadline is August 9, 2015.
Non-US citizens applying for internships and entry-level positions based in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require employer sponsorship.
NDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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How to apply:

Apply Here:http://www.Click2Apply.net/kyr4psn8j2

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South Africa: REGIONAL CONSULTATIVE PROCESS COORDINATION (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:02
Organization: Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Germany
Country: South Africa
Closing date: 01 Sep 2015

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Title of the ActionRegional Consultation with Pastoralist and livestock breeders CSOs - Towards better policies in support of pastoralism

Area of intervention Eastern and Southern Africa

Length of Project (Months) 18 months

1.Introduction

VSF Germany is an international Non Governmental Organization, providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. In the region, VSF Germany implements activities in South Sudan, the Sudan, Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia. With support in animal health, agriculture, marketing, food safety but also with developing the capacity of communities and governmental institutions, initiating peace building and conflict resolution, and working with women we work towards food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities.

VSF Germany is part of a network called VSF International.

VSF International is a network of 11 non-profit organisations working in over 40 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia to support small-scale livestock keeping and agriculture. The members of the VSF International network coordinate their actions at geographical level, pool their resources and share their experiences and know-how, contributing in such way to reinforce the capacities of each of them as well as their partners. They act collectively to advocate in favour of small-scale family farming, livestock keeping and animal health, serving pastoral and rural populations.

In the framework of this project VSF Germany, VSF Belgium, AVSF, VSF Spain and VSF Italy are working together in a research and advocacy project co-funded by IFAD aiming at organizing regional consultations with pastoralists and livestock breeders CSOs, in order to promote better policies in support of pastoralism.

Five regions have been identified for the scope of the present project, and each partner of the VSF consortium will coordinate one regional consultation: VSF Germany in Eastern and Southern Africa on the basis of a solid presence in the region, with local operational offices and established implementing partnership with local stakeholders.

It is estimated that today nearly 200 million[1] mobile pastoralists around the world generate food and incomes for their communities, and contribute to biodiversity conservation and to climate change mitigation. Pastoral systems are sustainable low-input systems that are extremely adaptable to the particular environment and to the specific socioeconomic conditions. Yet, pastoral communities are often marginalized, lacking political recognition and proper political and institutional support. As a result, they are often confronted with difficult access to natural resources and with insecure land and water tenure rights, which in some cases can cause conflicts. In addition people in pastoral areas often lack proper infrastructure, they have limited access to markets and to basic services generally scant and distant.

Several studies highlight the main contributions of pastoralism and their challenges worldwide. However, the evidence remains scattered, and doesn’t translate into adequate policy support. At the same time, several important pastoralist’ declarations[2] have been drafted and should be seen as important steps forward in gaining recognition for the pastoralist’ way of life. They need therefore to be pushed forward through international and national policy influencing agendas.

Parallel to that, at regional level various initiatives are already in place that aiming at strengthening the pastoralist civil society (in Eastern Africa CELEP is grouping together a large number of pastoralist actors and supporting NGOs among others). Finally, the recently launched FAO-led project Pastoralism Knowledge Hub, aiming at increasing the capacity of pastoralist organisations to participate in decision-making processes, is trying to empower pastoralist civil society.

Despite all these efforts, the gap between policymakers and pastoralists and mobile indigenous communities remains. The present consultation process, therefore, builds on existing initiatives and tries to close the gap by producing practical recommendations for effective policies and programmes, and strengthening the advocacy potential of local CSOs and their networks.

2.Purpose of the assignment

A participatory and inclusive consultative process shall take place between October and January using a set of tools and methodology previously defined in order to reach as many pastoralist groups as possible and in coordination and synergies with ongoing initiatives and projects of VSF Germany and its partners. The consultation process shall culminate in a regional event which will take place by January.

The overall consultation process framework will be developed at global level and it will be up to the regional consultant to adapt the tools in order to tailor them on the regional context.

The assignment is thus articulated in the following phases:

  • Regional contribution to the global Mapping of stakeholders (pastoralists CSO, policy makers, ongoing initiatives at regional & global levels)
  • Implementation of surveys at community level in compliance with the framework given at international level (through written, oral or online questionnaires, direct or phone interviews, community workshops…)
  • Organisation of a regional gathering with a participation of at least 20 pastoralists CSOs representatives
  • Documentation of the regional consultation process through overall reporting and case studies in compliance with the framework provided at international level

3.Objectives of the assignment

This assignment is a key component of the global project implemented by VSF Germany, VSF Belgium, AVSF, VSF Spain and VSF Italy under the coordination of VSF International. This global initiative co-funded by IFAD is a research and advocacy project aiming at organizing regional consultations with pastoralists and livestock breeders CSOs, in order to promote better policies in support of pastoralism. In particular operational messages that would feed the Special Session on Pastoralism and the Farmer Forum in Rome in February 2016.

Five regions have been identified for the scope of the present project, and each partner of the VSF consortium will coordinate one regional consultation.

VSF Germany is responsible for the consultation process in Eastern and Southern Africa.

4.Deliverables

The consultant will write and produce a precise final report (maximum 25 pages) written in simple and understandable English. The draft report is to be shared and discussed with the VSFG during debriefing time. Comments and inputs from the VSFG will be included in the final report.

The following report format to include:

  1. Cover page: (Title of the evaluation with the title of the action, names and logos of the donor and implementing partner, Consultants’/firms name and address, dates of the evaluation and the report)
  2. Table of contents, executive summary (a maximum of 4 pages), main report including the findings, conclusions, lessons learnt and recommendations.
  3. Annexes
  4. Terms of Reference;
  5. List of persons / organizations consulted;
  6. List of literature and documents consulted;
  7. List of sites visited;
  8. Examples of case studies
  9. List of abbreviations

More specific information on the documentation requirement will be clarified at contract level.

Further works or revisions of the report may be required if it does not meet the requirements of the TOR, if there are factual errors, including incomplete reports, or if the report is not of acceptable standards. The final report must be drawn up in 4 hard copies and 4soft copies.

5.Consultation methodology

The regional consultation methodology will be as much participatory as possible. It will follow guidelines with criteria and standards developed at international level that will be used in the various consultation processes in order to fit into a common and harmonised framework which will provide comparable results in every region? region by region The information gathered through the consultation process has to be organized around 5 main clusters: access to natural resources and secure land-use rights, availability of infrastructure, climate change adaptation and mitigation, nutrition and food security, livestock-based livelihoods/market opportunities for animal products (meat, milk, wool and fibres, leather, manure, etc.). A gender perspective will be mainstreamed in all the clusters by assuring the different roles played by gender and age groups at household and community level are well understood (on decision making, economic and political power, influence over assets and resources, etc.) and the interest of the different gender and age groups are well represented in the consultation process.

6.Consultant’s profile

The proposed activities require an outstanding expert, able to spearhead this process in a vast area (Eastern and Southern Africa) in a relatively short time. We will assign the task to a person of widely recognized experience in the field of pastoralism. The coordination between this expert and other stakeholders many others (including VSFs’ staff and advisors present in the area among others) will contribute to reinforce the outputs. Inputs will arrive from the field teams involved, as well as the local partners and many other CSOs, CBOs, professional organisation, etc. The competencies of the advisor must include:

· Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel (or similar software)

· Fluency in English

· Strong established networks and experience in the pastoralist setting in Eastern and Southern Africa

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Ability to overcome obstacles and work under time pressure

[1] The figure refers to nomadic and transhumant pastoralists. If extensive agro-pastoralists are included, the number rises very sharply. World Initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism, WISP: http://www.iucn.org/wisp/pastoralist_portal/pastoralism/

[2] N’Djamena and Nouakchott pastoralist declaration (2013); Kiserian pastoralist declaration (2013); Mera Pastoralist Women Declaration (2010); Segovia pastoralist declaration (2007).


How to apply:

Expression of Interest

Any person/firm interested in undertaking this assignment should send an expression of interest comprising:

a) Technical proposal; (maximum 3 pages) including the regional methodology and work plan to comply with the requirements of the assignment

b) Financial proposal:

c) CV of the person(s) to carry out the actual work/evaluation

d) Applications to be submitted to VSF-Germany admin_hr@vsfg.org not later than 1st of September 2015 COB.

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Mozambique: Behavior Change Communications (BCC) Team Leader, Mozambican Nationals (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:56
Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
Country: Mozambique
Closing date: 05 Aug 2015

Established in 1992, Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides qualitative and quantitative research, technical assistance, and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional communications capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas.

OSC seeks well-qualified applications for a senior level Behavior Change Communications (BCC) Team Leader with experience in Mozambique.

The principle task of the Behavior Change Communications (BCC) Team Leader is to develop and implement an integrated BCC strategy to increase the use of modern family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) products and services by target local populations. Specific tasks will include:

  • Manage the implementation of a formative research study in target regions to serve as the foundation of the project’s BCC strategy
  • Ensuring the implementation of the project’s BCC strategy in all target regions
  • Coordinating logistics (tools, materials, supports, equipment) for training activities and all other BCC interventions at the central and regional level
  • Developing BCC training curricula for local partners
  • Managing the collection of data for annual and quarterly reports
  • Participating in the preparation of annual work plans, quarterly reports, and annual reports
  • Creating monthly cash requests for BCC activities and tracking expenditures
  • Monitor collection and analysis of BCC activity data
  • Represent the project to international and local partners

The BCC Team Leader’s role will also act as the manager for the three BCC Experts located in the project’s regional offices of Gaza, Sofala, and Zambezia. The BCC Team Leader will serve as the point of contact for the BCC Experts’ human resources and administrative needs, will oversee the BCC Experts’ activities, and will conduct supervisory visits to the regional offices to build the capacity of the BCC Experts and assist them in implementing communications interventions, including:

  • Training local partners in BCC techniques and in the evaluation of communications campaigns
  • Creating local communications campaigns involving local opinion leaders and other influential community members
  • Implementing BCC interventions specifically targeting youth

The BCC Team leader will collaborate with other project staff and local partners and the central and regional level as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences
  • Minimum ten years experience in coordinating and implementing BCC campaigns in Mozambique
  • Professional experience creating public awareness campaigns related to family planning, specifically modern contraception, HIV, and STIs
  • Experience providing training in BCC to local partners
  • Ability to create and analyze data bases
  • Experience developing monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Portuguese
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Must be Mozambican national
  • Experience working with local health actors such as Agente Polivalenter Elementar or *activistas*an advantage
  • USAID experience desired

How to apply:

For consideration, please email resume/CV and cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com) using the subject line: BCC Team Leader.

OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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Nutrition Program Manager - International Medical Corps - Cameroon (source: The Communication Initiative Network)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:48
VACANT POST - BASIC INFORMATION Organisation:  International Medical Corps Location: 

Cameroon

Reference Number (optional):  15-728 Application Deadline (optional):  August 28, 2015

15-728: Nutrition Program Manager

BACKGROUND

International Medical Corps, a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs, seeks candidates for the position of Nutrition Program Manager in Cameroon.  

Submission Instructions: 

How to apply:

To officially begin the application process, qualified candidates please go to our career page http://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/careers.aspx , noting where you noticed the position you are applying for and complete the online employment application form.

“International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.”



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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Head of Evidence (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:45
Organization: Start Network
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 23 Aug 2015

The Start Network is seeking someone who has the gravitas and experience to manage a range of senior stakeholders, who can oversee the development of appropriate infrastructure, and who has a reputation and standing in the humanitarian system. They need someone who is prepared to ensure that the evidence generated by the Start Network is accurate, honest, and authentic.

This role reports to the Start Network Director and would suit a leader in a space of practice that is bounded by the following terms: monitoring, evaluation, learning, feedback, evidence, information management, humanitarian financing, capacity building and systems

This role is based in the United Kingdom, with time in London and travel outside the UK. It is a 12 month contract with the possibility of extension. Must have the right to work in the UK, however The Start Network would consider a long-term consultancy arrangement for this post.

About You

  • Significant experience of creating, implementing new and innovative M&E tools for the humanitarian sector with ability of challenging organisations on their MEL evidence.
  • Significant experience of working in a monitoring & evaluation and accountability function in an emergency setting with practical experience of developing monitoring and evaluation systems in rapid-onset responses.
  • Demonstrable understanding of quality, effectiveness and accountability initiatives in the humanitarian sector.
  • Extensive knowledge of current trends and developments related to MEL.
  • Significant experience of working in a programme management department in the humanitarian sector.
  • Significant experience of planning and undertaking evaluations including developing TORs in humanitarian contexts
  • Experience of promoting collaborative approaches for cross-organisational learning

Key Skills and Qualities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and relationship building skills in order to deal tactfully and sensitively with a wide range of people in a large organisation, very often at a distance
  • Collaborative
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills in order to understand the range and content of the programmes’ work and provide practical solutions to operational challenges
  • Proven ability to manage a dispersed team
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills
  • A flexible and initiative-taking attitude with the ability to manage and prioritise an unpredictable workload
  • Autonomous
  • Familiarity with online platforms and working remotely

Desirable

  • A second language preferably French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic
  • A higher degree in NGO management or humanitarian-related studiesApplications are welcome until the closing date of 23rd August 2015 at midnight GMT.

How to apply:

To apply for this post, please follow the guidelines on the website – http://oxfordhr.co.uk/job/head-of-evidence/ –complete our online application form and submit the following information, preferably in MS Word:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae (of no more than 2-3 sides of A4)
  • A detailed statement (of no more than 2-sides of A4) explaining why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you suitable.

(Please look at “Advice for Candidates” on the Oxford HR website for hints on how to write a successful CV and statement).

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Thailand: Development Specialist (Temporary Cover) - 4 months (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:38
Organization: Fortify Rights
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 16 Aug 2015

www.fortifyrights.org

Position: Development Specialist (Temporary Cover)

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Contract:4 months

Start Date:September 1, 2015

Compensation:Monthly Stipend

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:

Fortify Rights is a non-profit, nongovernmental organization that works toprevent and remedy human rights violations. The organization investigates human rights violations, engagespeople with power, and strengthens responses to abuses through trainings and collaborative support for human rights defenders.Fortify Rights currently works in Southeast Asia and is a registered organization in Switzerland and the United States. Founded in 2013, Fortify Rights began its work in Myanmar. The long-term vision of Fortify Rights is to replicate its two-person country-based model in countries beyond the Asia Pacific region in order to work closely with human rights defenders and communities to strengthen human rights throughout the world.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position is to provide cover for the essential duties of the role of Fortify Right’s Development Specialist during a planned absence. The role will give vital support to the Executive Directors on issues of funding, quality control and compliance, donor relations and administration. Reporting to the Executive Directors, s/he will be responsible for monitoring grant compliance and ensuring the production of quality periodic donor reports and other reports, will support on proposal and fundraising processes as requested and provide any needed communications and administrative support to the Executive Directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

§ In coordination with the Executive Directors, ensure existing grant management systems are maintained and support in fostering positive relationships with institutional and private donors.

§ Ensure that donor timelines and deadlines are monitored and managed, and met for proposal development and compliance.

§ In collaboration with Fortify Rights staff, ensure that high quality donor reports and associated documents are produced and submitted within grant deadlines.

§ Provide support to Executive Directors to produce project proposals, fundraising/communications briefs and contribute to other fundraising processes as requested.

§ Take the lead on producing monthly internal Directors Reports on the work of Fortify Rights

§ Develop a sound understanding of Fortify Rights’ work and projects to be able to professionally represent the organization to donors and other external actors.

§ Support the Executive Directors with any other administrative tasks to support the smooth running and efficiency of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Essential

§ Must be already based in Bangkok, Thailand

§ Fluency in written and spoken English required.

§ Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

§ Excellent writing, organizational, administrative and time management skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a flexibly structured team. Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication, and experience in a multi -ethnic team.

§ Experience working with donors and writing reports and/or fundraising proposals

Desirable

§ Post-graduate degree in relevant fields, with work experience in fund management, project design, development, and monitoring within an international context.

§ General understanding of human rights and humanitarian law.

§ Experience working with a complex donor portfolio, writing quality proposals and reports to institutional donors and foundations, and providing organizational representation to donors and potential donors.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

§ To be discussed with shortlisted candidates


How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV and a short cover note to fortify.rights@fortifyrights.org. We may shortlist before the closing date advertised due to the urgency of the recruitment. Kindly note: this is a volunteer position and candidates must make their own arrangements and be based in Bangkok for the period of the assignment.

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United States of America: Lifeline Intern (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:37
Organization: Freedom House
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 28 Aug 2015

Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, effective advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net,*and*Nations in Transit. With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, we support the right of every individual to be free.

Position Summary

The Freedom House led Lifeline Embattled CSO Assistance Fund is a consortium of 7 INGOs that provides emergency financial assistance to CSO under threat or attack, and rapid response advocacy grants targeting broader threats to civil society and freedom of association and assembly. Lifeline supports CSOs that protect human rights or act in a watchdog capacity and has a donor steering committee of 17 governments.

The Intern will provide support for the administrative, logistical and programmatic aspects for Lifeline. She/he will have the opportunity to assist the Lifeline team to counter the rising trend of governments directly threatening civils society leaders and enacting restrictive legislation impacting freedom of association and assembly. Anticipated learning outcomes include: Basic understanding of how human rights advocacy is coordinating among International NGO consortia; basic understanding of diplomatic engagement on human rights in a variety of national and international settings; basic understanding of digital security techniques; practical administrative, logistical, and programmatic implementing of a large scale grant; basic understanding of monitoring and evaluation techniques for a large-scale grant. This intern position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the Project Director for Emergency Assistance Programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in human rights
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with program team
  • Excellent research, analytical, writing, and organizational skills
  • Experience with preparing financial documents preferred
  • Experience handling sensitive information in a secure and confidential manner preferred
  • Language skills including Arabic, French, Russian and Spanish preferred

Some Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support for the administrative, logistical, and programmatic aspects of project implementation
  • Provide research assistance for programs and proposal development
  • Assist with editing/writing proposals, reports, press releases, and briefing books
  • Prepare financial forms and contracts as needed
  • Maintain files and databases, help develop and produce promotional materials
  • Monitor and developing Lifeline-related updates on mainstream news sites, blogs, and social media sites
  • Communicate via secure email, VoIP and chat with field staff, consultants and local CSO partners
  • Assist with organizing events and meetings in DC and abroad related to FH programs
  • Other related duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Essential functions are typically performed in an office setting with a low level of noise. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job. It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder may differ from those outlined in the job description and that other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job. Freedom House may add, change, or remove essential and other duties at any time.


How to apply:

Qualified and Interested Applicants:

We invite qualified candidates to submit an online application and upload a resume and cover letter to:

https://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FREEHOUS&cws=1&rid=192

For Mobile users ONLY:

https://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=FREEHOUS&cws=39&rid=192

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

Only candidates authorized to work in the U.S. without any restrictions need apply.

EOE M/F/D/V

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MHPSS Program Coordinator - International Medical Corps - Guinea (source: The Communication Initiative Network)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:33
VACANT POST - BASIC INFORMATION Organisation:  International Medical Corps Location: 

Guinea

Reference Number (optional):  15-423 Application Deadline (optional):  August 28, 2015

15-423: MHPSS Coordinator

BACKGROUND

International Medical Corps, a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs, seeks candidates for the position of MHPSS Coordinator in Guinea.   

Submission Instructions: 

How to apply: Please go to: MHPSS Coordinator and follow the instructions for applying online. 

 “International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.”



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Myanmar: M&E and MIS Officer (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:31
Organization: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 07 Aug 2015

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) has been in the business of participatory, integrated and sustainable development for 55 years. Its strong focus on community-managed development has generated models on participatory approaches in various development themes and contexts in Asia and Africa. For this, both IIRR and its founder, Dr. Y. C. James Yen, have received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Participatory Development and International Understanding respectively.

As outsiders we can help, but the driving force for innovation and change must come from our communities. IIRR’s approach to community-managed development focuses on two tenets of development long before they became established as fundamental ideas in the field of development management: participatory development and sustainable development. IIRR does its work in learning communities where it promotes people-centred and sustainable development process that enables all people to attain their full potential and to live lives of quality and dignity.

IIRR is joined by the Community Development Association (CDA), a local NGO that has been implementing development projects in Myanmar on issues affecting rural communities. CDA utilizes community capacities to implement basic community development interventions through the involvement of existing support services. It promotes sustainable community capacity building, mobilization, participation and inclusion.

IIRR and CDA have been invited to submit a proposal to support the Regional Township cluster in Ngazun and NyaunU in Mandalay and Lewe in Nay Pyi Taw. This requires competent, creative and committed individuals - those with “strength of character”- (as envisioned by our founder YC James Yen) to learn in depth the true requirements of participatory and sustainable development.

These positions are based in these three townships. Together with the DRD at the Townships, IIRR and CDA will provide you the necessary support for you to successfully carry out your tasks and responsibilities.

Nationals of Myanmar, this is your chance to actively contribute to the development of your country!

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR NATIONAL COMMUNITY DEMAND DRIVEN PROGRAM

M&E and MIS Officer

General Description

The M&E and MIS Officer will support the Township DRD in monitoring project activities at the community level and training project staff and community facilitators to carry out M&E and train community committees. S/he will regularly visit project sites and prepare monthly and quarterly monitoring reports.

Key responsibilities

· Support DRD in reviewing monthly sub-project monitoring reports. · Assist and supervise data entry into the project Management Information System (MIS), including checking the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of data and report submissions. · Provide on-the-job monitoring training to DRD staff and community facilitators. · Carry out frequent monitoring visits to sub-projects under implementation. · Identify and alert DRD to any emerging project implementation issues. · Together with DRD M&E officers, provide M&E training for community facilitators, village tract project support committees, village committees and village volunteers. · Support the monitoring sub-committees of the village development support committees in undertaking their duties. · Support DRD in preparing the quarterly township progress reports and presentations that are accurate, analytical, reliable and timely. · Monitor and report upon handling of grievances.

Requirements

  • Academic degree in economics, public policy, political science, information technology or other related field.
  • At least three years of experience in monitoring and evaluation and MIS, preferably under development projects.
  • At least five years of relevant M&E and MIS experience.
  • Have networking and partnership development skills and experience.
  • Have training and facilitation skills and is knowledgeable of various participatory tools.
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills in English and Myanmar languages.
  • Can effectively work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural work environment
  • Have strong planning and organizational skills
  • Must be able to obtain, analyze and evaluate a variety of information; organize, interpret and present it in meaningful oral or written form for varied audiences and provide solid analysis leading to sound decision-making. Excellent interpersonal and team working skills and a high degree of computer literacy are preferred.

How to apply:

Candidates should submit (1) a letter of interest; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) contact information (telephone, email); and (4) three letters of references with address and contact email/phone numbers not later than August 7, 2015 to:

Email: humanresources@iirr.org

We will respond to short-listed candidates only.

IIRR is an equal opportunity employer.

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