UN Women: Internal Communications Specialist - New York (source: UNIFEM)

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Application Deadline: 4 May 2015
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UN Women: Special Assistant to the Director, Policy Division - New York (source: UNIFEM)

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UN Women: Administrative Assistant - New York (source: UNIFEM)

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Intern - Gender, Trade and Development Cooperation (China-Africa) - NEW YORK (source: UNIFEM)

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Programme Specialist - Bangkok (source: UNIFEM)

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55936 UNWOMEN Communications Officer (for Indonesian Nationality Only) - Jakarta (source: UNIFEM)

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Kenya: Technical Advisor II, Workforce Development (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - 21 hours 16 min ago
Organization: FHI 360
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 24 May 2015

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Technical Advisor

Project Description:

The Technical Advisor – Workforce Development and Livelihoods will work collaboratively with the key stakeholders to design and implement workforce development and demand-driven livelihoods interventions for youth and their households. This position requires comprehensive understanding of and experience in the areas of market systems development, livelihoods, and skills development, with strong capacity building skills. The position will be based in Kenya, most likely in Nairobi.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership in workforce development and livelihoods with expertise including (but not limited to): market systems or value chain development, rural economic development, and skills training.
  • Provide technical guidance in design, development, planning, implementation, and capacity building for workforce development and livelihoods components of programs.
  • Provide technical assistance to partner organizations on workforce development and demand-driven livelihoods concepts and principles.
  • Collaborate with other technical specialists and stakeholders beyond the project to ensure coordination of materials and communication message strategies and avoid gaps and overlaps.
  • Help develop, maintain, and follow the indicators set in the work plan for workforce development.
  • Work with M&E Advisor to monitor and evaluate the progress and impact of these activities.
  • Document project results and impacts in various forms, including success stories, lessons learned, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
  • 8-11 Years of experience in education, health, behavioral, or social sciences or related field.
  • Knowledge and experience in specific technical area.
  • Informed of current program developments in division/unit/technical area.
  • Years of work experience that demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of technical issues.
  • Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Experience in specialized technical/medical field of study.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.


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United States of America: Project Director, Adolescents 360 - (Location TBD)* (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:45
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 24 May 2015

*PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.

PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. PSI has programs in 67 countries. For more information, please visit www.psi.org.*

PSI seeks an experienced Project Director to plan and coordinate all activities for an estimated $30 million regional project for Adolescent Reproductive Health beginning in October 2015.

The Project Director should have significant leadership, management, and international development experience particularly in sub-Saharan Africa; a demonstrated track record in successfully managing donor and partner relations; a strong interest in private sector and innovative approaches to development; and experience successfully implementing family planning programs centered around increasing both demand and access to voluntary contraceptive services. This position location is to be determined and will coordinate teams in 3 countries within sub-Saharan Africa, reporting to the Director for Family Planning and Reproductive Health.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the design and implementation of multi-country, comprehensive adolescent reproductive health program under the Adolescents 360 program in partnership with the Gates Foundation, partners and other key stakeholders.
  • Ensure project deliverables are achieved on time and to the highest standard
  • Manage sub-contract development and negotiations
  • Ensure the effective use and coordination of the Gates Foundation resources and the compliance of the financial systems and controls following the Foundation’s standards.
  • Develop country specific implementation plans including timelines and assigned roles and responsibilities in partnership with local stakeholders
  • Lead internal and external program planning and reporting including annual work planning with sub award partners.
  • Provide technical leadership to user-centered behavior change communication activities and private sector FP/RH service delivery.
  • Provide effective guidance and support to technical members of the in country management teams and staff assigned to the project.
  • Ensure high-quality periodic reporting in line with the Gates Foundation and PSI requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters degree in public health, social sciences, international development, business, or related field
  • 8+ years experience in the implementation and management of international development projects with a preference for sub-Saharan Africa
  • Experience implementing standardized programs across multiple countries and managing teams in multiple countries from a distance
  • Exceptional managerial and operational experience, preferably managing complex multi-national, donor funded activities involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions
  • Strong experience working in international health, especially on adolescent FP/RH supply and demand side interventions, including private sector and community based approaches.
  • Experience testing innovative project interventions
  • Willingness to travel approximately 30% during the life of the program with higher levels likely in the first year.
  • At least four years of experience living or working in a developing country is highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with managing Gates Foundation projects is preferred
  • Fluency in English required

STATUS:

  • Exempt
  • Level 5

*Contingent upon funding.\
APPLY ONLINE at http://www.psi.org

  • Population Services International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender identity, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.*

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Sudan: Resident M&E Program Manager/Senior Program Manager: South Sudan (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:43
Country: Sudan
Closing date: 24 May 2015

Resident M&E Program Manager/Senior Program Manager: South Sudan

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is seeking to hire a Resident M&E Program Manager/Senior Program Manager to support a forthcoming community engagement program in South Sudan. The position is based in Juba, South Sudan. A commitment of three years is expected for this position. This position is contingent upon the availability of funding for NDI’s programs in South Sudan and donor approval of personnel. This position is anticipated to start in August/September 2015.
Competitive candidates should have demonstrated international experience in designing and monitoring international development projects in complex environments. The Resident Senior/Program Manager for M&E will work with South Sudanese staff and national and international experts to implement community engagement programs, provide technical input on project evaluations, and assist grantees and contractors with M&E activities. The Resident Senior/Program Manager for M&E will report to NDI's Resident Director (COP) for South Sudan.
Background
NDI implemented programs from 2004 - 2014 to enhance democratic development in Sudan and South Sudan, working with local civil society groups seeking to improve democratic institutions. NDI anticipates conducting a multi-year program to mobilize communities around priority issues for their area and to help communities to develop plans to address those issues. Through a multi-step development cycle, NDI’s program will promote community resilience to conflict and crisis, improve the capacity of local civil society groups to respond to community needs, and strengthen the community members ability to address problems through a participatory process. The Resident Senior/Program Manager for M&E supports the Resident Director (COP) by performing the duties listed below.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the design and implementation of performance monitoring plans and work plans in cooperation with the Resident Director and other senior staff;
  • Develop indicators of success and methods of measurement and conduct baseline assessments based on the program's objectives;
  • Develop tools for collecting information necessary to monitor and evaluate program activities such as surveys, interview and focus groups; identify relevant secondary sources of information; trains staff to use these tools/sources; and oversees the collection of M&E data;
  • Collect data on program results and impact and, based on this information, prepare and submit regular reports in accordance with internal and external reporting requirements;
  • Coordinate reporting required for South Sudan through the Southern East Africa (SEA) and Program Coordination teams in DC;
  • Train and assist program staff to identify and highlight achievements of stated objectives and outcomes;
  • Assist program staff to produce publications for key civic, political, and donor audiences that illustrate best practices, lessons learned, success stories and the value of NDI's program in South Sudan;
  • Ensures that M&E findings and reports are effectively shared with appropriate regional and functional teams;
  • Analyzes program priorities and timelines to ensure that they are realistic and achievable.
  • Coordinate the regular flow of information regarding program activities to NDI's head office, donors, partners, stakeholders, and program staff;
  • Contribute information for memos to NDI/DC management and Board of Directors.
  • Participate in a continuous assessment of program partners and participants to gather input for current and future program needs;
  • Participate in, and contributes to, South Sudan team meetings by providing updates and guidance on performance monitoring issues and prepares monthly field reports for distribution within NDI;
  • Assist in developing proposals for future programs; and
  • Undertake other responsibilities as directed to meet the fluid needs of NDI's program in South Sudan.

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelors Degree required in International Relations, Public Administration, Nonprofit Management, or a related field; Master's Degree preferred;
  • Minimum eight (8) years of overall experience for the Program Manager and ten (10) years of overall experience for the Senior Program Manager level in managing monitoring and evaluation for international projects (preferably in post conflict environments and/or in Africa);
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience working in transitional situations;
  • University degree in public administration, M&E, political science, management or a related field.
  • Previous experience with USAID funded projects a plus;
  • Experience with evaluation tools and methods such as surveys, interviews, focus groups, and research from secondary sources;
  • Excellent writing skills, including experience writing and editing reports, proposals, and publications;
  • Excellent oral communication skills to effectively present information and respond to questions, particularly in a training environment;
  • Ability to develop monitoring and evaluation mechanisms that are appropriate for the political context and programming in South Sudan;
  • Familiarity with USAID regulations and reporting requirements and methodology;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with a diverse staff;
  • Comfortable leading all M&E efforts for the team;
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision; capacity to work both independently and as a member of a team;
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems as they arise and manage time effectively
  • Ability and willingness to travel to regional locations, which are often remote and difficult to reach;
  • Knowledge of Google applications, PC-based word processing, database and spreadsheet applications, and e-mail technology; and
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required, Arabic language added advantage.

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.

To apply for this position, please visit NDI's website at www.ndi.org/careers.
Job Location:
Juba, South Sudan
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular

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Sudan: Resident Director (Chief of Party): South Sudan (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:41
Country: Sudan
Closing date: 24 May 2015

Resident Director (Chief of Party): South Sudan

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking to hire a Resident Director/Chief of Party (COP) to support a forthcoming community engagement program in South Sudan. A commitment of three years is expected for this position. This position is contingent upon the availability of funding for NDI’s programs in South Sudan and donor approval of personnel. This position is anticipated to start in August/September 2015.
Competitive candidates should have demonstrated international experience in managing large scale development projects, designing and implementing community engagement projects and mobilizing local civil society groups for action. The Resident Director/COP will report to NDI's Southern and East Africa Regional Director.
Background

NDI has been actively engaged in democratic development in Sudan, and later South Sudan, for over 10 years, working with local groups seeking to improve democratic institutions. NDI anticipates conducting a multi-year program to mobilize communities around priority issues for their area and to help communities develop plans to address those issues. Through a multi-step development cycle, NDI’s program will promote community resilience to conflict and crisis, improve the capacity of local civil society groups to respond to community needs, and strengthen the community members’ ability to address problems through a participatory process.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee program design, implementation, and evaluation in relation to program goals;
  • Manage/oversee local and expatriate staff structure and individual performance, evaluation, promotion/discipline;
  • Coordinate with domestic and international partners in the implementation of joint programming;
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with elected officials, political leaders, government officials and civil society groups in Cambodia, as well as the US Embassy, USAID, implementing partners, and local/international non-governmental organizations;
  • Ensure adherence to NDI Washington, DC and South Sudan policies and procedures, as well as to funder/donor regulations, ensuring the integrity of all financial transactions;
  • Report on program activities and political developments in South Sudan that may affect program outcomes to the Washington, DC-based staff on a regular basis; and
  • Oversee the development, review and timely submission of program-related materials, including regular reports that measure and evaluate program results.

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of fourteen (14) years of overall experience in the promotion of democracy and good governance; a minimum of ten (10) years of this should be in community development programs, civic engagement/civil society, public administration, institutional development or related technical areas, grants management, and political/civil-sector institutional capacity building; and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience working closely with and supporting local communities in transitional situations;
  • A graduate degree in a field of study related to international development, political science, management or international law or other relevant field;
  • Experience managing and implementing USAID-funded international development programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior political leaders, parliamentarians, civil society organizations and members of the donor and diplomatic community;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and managerial skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with all levels of staff, U.S. and foreign government personnel, members of donor organizations, funders, and policy-makers;
  • Experience in results-oriented program design, strategic planning, and program evaluation;
  • Proven capacity to meet program goals while managing financial, administrative, and security responsibilities;
  • Experience managing multiple subawards to local organizations;
  • Sound political and negotiation skills; experience working on civil society and media capacity building is highly desirable;
  • Superior oral and written communications skills to effectively present information in a clear and persuasive manner in English; Arabic language added advantage;
  • Ability to live and work in a challenging political environment;
  • Exceptional analytical skills for interpreting complex program and political issues;
  • Ability to adjust programmatic activities based on changing political circumstances and in response to needs articulated by local partners and program stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively and closely with donors;
  • Working knowledge of Google-based applications such as Drive or other cloud-based online information management systems, and PC-based word processing and spreadsheet applications; and
  • Experience in living and working overseas, particularly previous experience in Africa, preferably in a post-conflict environment.

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.

To apply for this position, please visit NDI's website at www.ndi.org/careers.

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Sudan: Resident Community Engagement Senior/Program Manager: South Sudan (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:39
Country: Sudan
Closing date: 24 May 2015

Resident Community Engagement Program Manager/Senior Program Manager: South Sudan

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is seeking to hire a Resident Community Engagement Program Manager/Senior Program Manager to support a forthcoming community engagement program in South Sudan. The position is based in Juba, South Sudan. A commitment of three years is expected for this position. This position is contingent upon the availability of funding for NDI’s programs in South Sudan and donor approval of personnel. This position is anticipated to start in August/September 2015.
Competitive candidates should have demonstrated international experience in designing and implementing community organizing projects and mobilizing local civil society groups for action. The Resident Senior/Program Manager will work with South Sudanese staff and national and international experts to implement community engagement programs, provide technical input on advocacy campaigns, and manage NDI’s contractors and grantees. The Resident Senior/Program Manager will report to NDI's Resident Director (COP) for South Sudan.
Background
NDI implemented programs from 2004 - 2014 to enhance democratic development in Sudan and South Sudan, working with local civil society groups seeking to improve democratic institutions. NDI anticipates conducting a multi-year program to mobilize communities around priority issues for their area and to help communities to develop plans to address those issues. Through a multi-step development cycle, NDI’s program will promote community resilience to conflict and crisis, improve the capacity of local civil society groups to respond to community needs, and strengthen the community members ability to address problems through a participatory process.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage subgrantees/contractors to ensure implementation of program is in line with the agreement/contract and that they are meeting their programmatic, reporting, and financial deliverables as set out in the obligating documents.
  • Work in coordination with DC-based staff to ensure that relevant expenditures in strict accordance with USAID rules and regulations as well as NDI accounting procedures; and
  • Develop and maintain program budgets;
  • Manage a team of up to ten South Sudanese staff;
  • Train/mentor South Sudanese staff on managing contracts/grants as part of their capacity development, this includes reviewing and approving deliverables, monitoring budgets, and writing scopes of work;
  • Identify capacity building needs of supervised staff and work with them to develop capacity building strategies;
  • Coordinates the hiring of program-specific staff as appropriate; manage and evaluate performance of program support staff;
  • Develop program concepts and approaches and guide strategic discussions on the design and implementation of community engagement activities that use local civil society organizations to conduct issue mapping and project implementation;
  • Ensure that state-based field teams are kept up-to-date on program activities and needs;
  • Work with other Resident Program Managers to create opportunities for harmonization of NDI programming across program components and geographic areas;
  • Collecting data on program results and impact;
  • Tracking NDI's progress on work plan activities and objectives;
  • Submit regular reports (bi-weekly, quarterly) in accordance with internal deadlines; and
  • Respond to requests for information from headquarters and other departments in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and analyze political events in South Sudan for inclusion in Resident Directors briefings, meetings, and for use in monthly and quarterly reports;
  • Build and maintain relationships with USAID, subcontractors/grantees, key government officials, civil society actors, and other stakeholder groups.

Required Skills and Education:

  • Minimum eight (8) years of overall experience for the Program Manager level and ten (10) years of overall experience for the Senior Program Manager in community development, civic engagement and education activities, advocacy, civil society, institutional development or related technical areas (preferably in a post-conflict environment or in Africa,, previous experience working with U.S. government regulations is a plus), grants management and civil society consortium institutional capacity building;
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience supporting governments in transitional situations
  • Minimum five (5) years civil society grants management;
  • Experience in civil society outreach, relationships, and partnerships in advancing organizational mission and recognizing opportunities for collaboration;
  • University degree in international development and law, political science, civil society, management or other related field;
  • Minimum of three years experience managing contractors and grantees under USAID-funded contracts or cooperative agreements preferred;
  • Living or working experience outside of the U.S. preferred especially in extremely challenging political environments especially Africa and/or experience working in conflict or immediate post-conflict environments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with all levels of staff, U.S. and foreign government personnel, members of donor organizations, funders, and policy makers;
  • Proven analytical skills for interpreting complex program and political issues and to think innovatively and introduce new concepts;
  • Ability to lead, inspire and motivate staff where results are clearly beneficial;
  • Ability to communicate skills and experience to others as a trainer, advisor and consultant as well as experience in organizing and conducting trainings and workshops;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively present information, respond to questions and negotiate outcomes;
  • Experience in creation and/or management of program budgets;
  • Knowledge of Google applications, PC-based word processing, database and spreadsheet applications, and e-mail technology;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required, Arabic language added advantage.

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.
Job Location:
Juba, South Sudan
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular

To apply for this postition, please visit NDI's website at www.ndi.org/careers.

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Swaziland: Associate, Malaria (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:36
Country: Swaziland
Closing date: 24 May 2015

Since 2002, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, CHAI (formerly the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative), has been assisting developing countries in implementing large-scale, integrated HIV care, treatment, and prevention programs. CHAI is currently active in Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, and Eastern Europe. In support of national HIV/AIDS programs, CHAI provides technical assistance, mobilizes human and financial resources, and facilitates the sharing of best practices across projects. CHAI has also negotiated agreements with leading pharmaceutical companies that have lowered the cost of HIV/AIDS and malaria diagnostics and treatment in the developing world by 30-90%.

The Malaria Associate will support Swaziland’s drive towards malaria elimination. As a core member of the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s (CHAI) country team in Swaziland, the Malaria Associate will work closely with the Malaria Program Manager to provide comprehensive support to the Swaziland National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) of the Ministry of Health (MoH) in developing and executing new strategies to fully eliminate malaria.

The Associate must be a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding problem-solving, managerial, analytical, and communication skills. The Associate must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence. The position will be based in Swaziland with travel within the country and in the region expected.

This position is based in Mbabane, Swaziland, and reports to the Malaria Program Manager.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**

  • Provide assistance to the NMCP in the development and implementation of the national malaria elimination strategy, monitoring and evaluation plan, and operational plans.
  • Identify key impediments to the successful execution of the malaria elimination strategy and achievement of key programmatic targets and work with the NMCP and partners to develop solutions to rapidly address these bottlenecks.
  • Explore the utilization of new tools and interventions to eliminate malaria and develop operational plans and other materials to support the implementation of these tools.
  • In collaboration with the Malaria Program Manager and CHAI’s in-country leadership, develop and manage relationships with the MoH, other relevant ministries, regional institutions, and key partner organizations in support of the country’s national malaria elimination goal.

TECHNICAL AREAS OF SUPPORT:

  • Support the NMCP to fortify all data collection, data management, data verification systems to ensure data systems meet WHO requirements for malaria elimination certification
  • Provide assistance to the NMCP to analyze malaria surveillance data and, based on results, support the investigation of high-risk localities to determine transmission factors and provide guidance to reduce transmission potential and improve elimination interventions
  • Support the implementation of passive and active surveillance systems that identify all malaria infections and facilitate the collection of key data on malaria cases
  • Assist the NMCP in the development of innovative strategies to rapidly identify imported cases and reduce the potential for those cases to cause onward transmission
  • Provide assistance to the NMCP on entomological surveillance, foci investigation and other vector control strategies designed to complement NMCP’s core vector control interventions
  • Support the NMCP with technical support and guidance to the IRS team to ensure effective implementation of spraying activities
  • Provide support in the implementation of community-based information, education and communication (IEC) activities related to malaria prevention and treatment seeking behaviour

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Exceptional problem solving skills and quantitative and qualitative analytical capabilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships in a challenging multicultural environment

  • Ability to manage numerous work streams simultaneously

  • Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations

  • Ability to work independently on large, demanding projects

  • High level of proficiency in relevant computer applications, particularly Excel, Powerpoint and Word

ADVANTAGES:

  • At least 2-3 years of work experience
  • Experience living and working in Southern Africa
  • Experience working with African governments and institutions
  • Experience in working with malaria and/or other infectious diseases/surveillance systems
  • Experience in data analysis and database design, coding and implementation with background in SQL

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Liberia: Project Start-Up Consultant Liberia (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:34
Country: Liberia
Closing date: 24 May 2015

Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization, with a mission to measurably improve the health of poor and vulnerable people in the developing world by influencing their behavior, principally through social marketing of family planning and health products and services, and health communications. PSI has programs in more than 60 countries and works in malaria, HIV, reproductive health, child survival, and tuberculosis. PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. For more information, please visitwww.psi.org

Duration: April 30 - June 13 (38 working days in Monrovia)

PSI/Liberia, in partnership with International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Global Communities, has won the USAID-funded Partnership for Advancing Community-Based Services (PACS) award. PSI’s role in this project is to support the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare’s ability to promote healthy behaviours through direct technical support for behaviour change methods at the central and county levels.

PSI/Liberia is recruiting a consultant to lead the project start-up phase of this 5-year project while key personnel are put in place. Key responsibilities include:

  • Acting as the PSI/Liberia point-of-contact with the IRC and Global Communities country teams
  • Ensuring award documents are received and understood by PSI implementing staff
  • Working closely with the MOH’s Health Promotion Division to ensure their support of PSI’s technical assistance
  • Securing partnership agreements with the MOH and other key government agencies
  • Setting up three small field offices in Bong, Lofa, and Nimba counties
  • Participating in the recruitment and training of project staff
  • Working with the M&E manager to ensure baseline KAP and market mapping studies are initiated
  • Leading project start-up logistics such as vehicle purchase, office rental, communications for field teams
  • Assist with recruitment and training of in-country personnel
  • Facilitating internal communication to promote full understanding of project by all PSI staff during period of transition for PSI/Liberia office
  • Liaising with Regional Support Teams at PSI/Washington to follow internal and contractual policies and procedures and provide frequent updates on activities in Liberia
  • Liaising with Technical Support Teams at PSI/Washington to facilitate any needed technical support

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Project start-up experience for USAID-funded, large-scale, multi-year grants
  • Experience coordinating implementation activities with government agencies
  • Ability to accurately and articulately convey PSI’s expertise and interests to stakeholders
  • Diplomacy and tact
  • Experience starting up field offices in a developing country
  • At least 5 years of experience directly implementing health programmes in a developing country
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Fluency in English
  • Immediate availability

**
APPLY ONLINE at http://www.psi.org**

Population Services International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender identity, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Swaziland: Volunteer Analyst, Drug Access Team (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:28
Country: Swaziland
Closing date: 24 May 2015

Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a trusted advisor to governments worldwide, helping them transform the way they provide health services. CHAI emphasizes a sustainable and integrative approach to national program strengthening founded on a close partnership with government with the objective of building national capacity.

One of the hallmarks of the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is simultaneous and intensive engagement on the demand and supply sides of the market to improve access to medicines and diagnostics for patients in developing countries. CHAI’s Drug Access Team (DAT) works to address supply-side barriers to access and to foster a healthy marketplace to ensure the sustainable supply of essential medicines at lower prices; CHAI’s country teams partner with national governments to strengthen the systems required to deliver treatment.

CHAI Swaziland is seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical ability, and communication skills for the position of Volunteer Analyst on CHAI Swaziland Access Program. Working across the Access team, the Volunteer Analyst will be responsible for quantitative analysis relating to improvements in supply chain, data integrity, market intelligence, forecasting and planning.
Job Requirements

  • Analyze HIV and TB treatment and testing data to inform improved drug practices
  • Analyze relevant drug consumption and morbidity data to support Ministry of Health (MoH) forecasting and quantification
  • Support the cost and operational analyses for introducing new HIV and TB drugs or treatment regimens
  • Conduct analyses to ensure access to the best prices and efficient use of resources across laboratory and pharmaceutical supply chains
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Bachelor’s degree/tertiary degree in business or health-related field
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience required (ideally with increasing responsibilities & demonstrated career progression), with preference for experience in business or public health-related analysis and modeling
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills, including experience with MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to navigate complex government processes and favorably influence decision-making in a professional and collaborative manner
  • Demonstrated ability to perform consistently at a high level in unstructured, high-pressure situations
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently and flexibly with a strong commitment to excellence and limited supervision
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English

Advantages:

  • Experience living and/or working in developing countries
  • Management consulting or other relevant private and public sector experience
  • Experience working in procurement and supply chain management

PI89807329


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United States of America: New Business Development Unit Coordinator (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:26
Organization: Project Concern International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 24 May 2015

Job Description The New Business Development Unit (NBDU) Coordinator is based at the International Office (IO) and provides strategic support to the NBDU to facilitate communication and effective coordination between NBDU, other PODD units—Operations Unit, Technical Services Unit, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (M&E) — the field, and the Development Department, with a particular focus on the areas of: (1) Proposal and Program Report Development; (2) Information Management and Dissemination; (3) Donor Stewardship and Relationship Cultivation; and (4) General Support Duties. The NBDU Coordinator directly supports research and analysis on new funding opportunities and donor prospects, specifically in support of programs. The NBDU Coordinator works in coordination with other PODD support positions to maximize efficiency of all PODD efforts, and to ensure that all department functions related to donor and partner relationships are fully supported, especially during peak times.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Proposal Development Support (25%-40%)

  • Drafting, formatting, editing and finalization of proposal or report content and attachments.
  • Setting up meetings and calls in support of proposal teams, program design workshops/plans; taking and distributing meeting notes.
  • Supporting repackaging of existing proposals for different donors.

2. Program Reporting Support (10-20%)

  • Supporting the maintenance of the donor reporting system (monthly reminders, report tracking tool and filing, creating report templates, etc.), including anticipating key donor deadlines, acting as first reviewer on assigned reports and working with program and field staff to prepare quality submissions .
  • Making recommendations to improve and take maximum advantage of the program reporting process, in terms of both efficiency and quality of information; supporting efforts to proactively utilize reports to build donor relationships and prepare for grant submissions for follow-on support, especially with private (non-USG) donors.

3. Information Management and Dissemination / Key Information Systems (15-20%)

  • Supporting maintenance of and proactively strategizing on the streamlining and improved utilization of all NBDU-relevant information systems and reports to inform strategic decision-making on funding opportunities; cultivation of key relationships (Donor Relationship Module/CRM, Talent Database); and strategic tracking of program information (i.e. Capacity Materials Database) and other databases as needed.
  • Assisting with data entry and retrieval into/from key information tracking systems and databases, and supporting the design and creation of relevant reports, including but not limited to NBDU and Operations quarterly reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Supporting documentation and sharing of key program achievements as requested for internal and external audiences, drawing upon program information databases, recent proposals and reports.

4. Donor Stewardship and Relationship Cultivation (20-30%)

  • Supporting NBDU efforts to gather information about potential donors or partners, research new funding opportunities and target prospects, analyze grant/funding application guidelines and summarize analysis for dissemination.
  • Maintaining record entry and ongoing quality assurance processes in the Donor Contact Relationship database ensure accuracy of information entry to ensure maximum value for multiple uses and applications.
  • Coordinating with NBDU and Development to design and produce relevant reports to support donor stewardship.
  • Developing/revising marketing materials and capabilities statements for partnership cultivation; organizing and continually updating capacity materials and similar program documentation.
  • Supporting annual report mailing, especially for programs (PODD) donor and partner contacts.

5. Other Support Duties (10%)

  • Supporting development of PODD tools and orientation materials/trainings.
  • Conducts research and prepares presentations on topics as requested, using Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint, Prezi and other similar programs.
  • May support ongoing recruitment and vetting processes for consultants to support PODD units with proposals, reports, workshops and other deliverables.
  • Coordinate with PODD Administrative Assistant to ensure adequate coverage of administrative support to all members of PODD (travel and meeting preparation, scheduling, mailings, check requests, photocopying, printing, filing, purchasing, etc.) and field offices as requested.
  • Covers the front desk as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Parameters/Special Responsibilities Required

  • May require overtime during peak periods.
  • May require local travel.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant technical training with 3 additional years of work experience.
  • 2 to 3 years of professional experience.
  • Excellent communication skills including writing, verbal and interpersonal relations and cross-cultural communication required.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, detail-oriented, including ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks independently, and work in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to take initiative, develop/propose solutions, anticipate actions, and to use creative means to complete tasks.
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a team, taking guidance and input from a variety of staff and willingness to learn from and respond to constructive criticism.
  • Excellent computer skills including word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (intermediate level Excel or better preferred), presentations (PowerPoint), and graphics - familiarity with database programs a plus
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Written and spoken Fluency in English (required) and Spanish (preferred).

How to apply:

Apply Here: https://pciglobal-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=301&company_id=16566&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992349&level=levelid2&levelid2=36344&startflag=3

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Swaziland: Associate, Drug Access Team (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:23
Country: Swaziland
Closing date: 24 May 2015

One of the hallmarks of the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is simultaneous and intensive engagement on the demand and supply sides of the market to improve access to medicines and diagnostics for patients in developing countries. CHAI’s Drug Access Team (DAT) works to address supply-side barriers to access and to foster a healthy marketplace to ensure the sustainable supply of essential medicines at lower prices, while CHAI’s country teams partner with national governments to strengthen the systems required to deliver treatment.

CHAI Swaziland is seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical ability, and communication skills for the position of Drug Access Associate on the CHAI Swaziland Access Program. Reporting to the Access Program Manager, the Associate will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks, from quantitative analysis to collaborating with stakeholders to gain consensus on proposed recommendations. The Associate must be well versed in the costs, efficacy and side effects of diverse drug regimens and formulations. Working with other Access team members, the Drug Access associate will be expected to initiate work plans to address these issues rapidly and with limited guidance.

Job Requirements

  • Liaise with various disease programs (e.g. Swaziland National ART Program and National TB Control Program) to identify areas of engagement relating to improvements in supply chain, data integrity, market intelligence, forecasting and planning
  • Coordinate CHAI Access team’s technical assistance to the Ministry of Health (MoH) Central Medical Stores (CMS), to ensure coordinated and complementary support across HIV, PMTCT, TB and Malaria
  • Provide technical assistance for analyses on the roll-out of new country guidelines and uptake of new formulations and develop interventions to overcome identified barriers to the roll out of these formulations
  • Strengthen the capacity of the MoH to utilize robust forecasting practices across HIV, PMTCT, TB, Malaria and other essential medicines, including linking these forecasts to MoH tenders and orders on a regular basis
  • Provide technical assistance to CMS on resolving pharmaceutical procurement and supply chain-related challenges that act as barriers to the access of ARVs and TB medications
  • Support the expansion of the Data Management Unit (DMU) from HIV to other disease areas (PMTCT, TB, Malaria and Essential Medicines) and increase the skills set within the DMU staff on data quality and order validation
  • Improve systems that ensure the availability of ARVs, TB and other essential medicines at the central and facility level, and support the implementation of a sustainable process for data and commodity management
  • Remain current on relevant information about ARVs, TB, Malaria and other essential medicines, including globally recommended regimens, dosing, toxicities, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Bachelor’s degree/tertiary degree required in business or health-related fields
  • Minimum of three years of professional experience required (ideally with increasing responsibilities & demonstrated career progression), with preference for experience in business or public health-related analysis and modeling
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills, including experience with MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to navigate complex government processes and favorably influence decision-making in a professional and collaborative manner
  • Demonstrated ability to perform consistently at a high level in unstructured, high-pressure situations
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently and flexibly with a strong commitment to excellence and limited supervision
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English

Advantages:

  • Experience living and/or working in developing countries
  • Management consulting or other relevant private and public sector experience

PI89806874


How to apply:

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United States of America: Education in Emergencies Consultant with Travel for 15 Days (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Fri, 2015-04-24 21:13
Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 08 May 2015

Background:

UNICEF seeks a consultant to support its Education in Emergencies (EiE) work streams to fulfil Core Commitments to Children in humanitarian situations and achieve objectives as set out in the 2014-2017 Strategic Plan.

UNICEF is currently developing a Basic Package on Risk Informed Programming which will include guidance and practical tools to support country offices to (1) identify hazards and threats (2) assess risks (3) apply risk-informed approaches to planning and programming. The education sector will be contributing to this package to advance outcomes against 2014-2017 Strategic Plan. The Peace building, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA) has in recent years developed and implemented conflict analyses that led to the design of conflict-informed education programmes in fragile and conflict-affected countries. Good practices related to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation have also been developed and implemented in many country programmes, helping to bridge humanitarian and development approaches. There is a need to review, update and consolidate these thematic resources as a key step in contributing to the Basic Package on Risk Informed Programming as well as Education’s expanded package.

By assisting in technical assistance and capacity development activities, the consultant will contribute to headquarters support to country offices with on-going emergencies, as well as any new crises, over the next 5.5 months.

Purpose:

Under the supervision of the Education in Emergencies Specialist, the Consultant will provide specialized technical assistance to UNICEF’s Education Section through participation in the EiE hub. UNICEF requires support in consolidating its approach to Risk Informed Programming that will include content related to Disaster Risk Reduction, Peace building, Climate Change Adaptation, violence prevention and humanitarian response.

Location:

The consultancy will be based in the NY headquarters office, but the consultant will travel for a total of 15 days to support the Stand-by Partners training; regional/country training, and Education Cluster training.

Timeframe:5.5 months

Start date:22 May 2015 End date:19 November 2015

Key competences, technical background, and experience required:

  • Advanced degree in international development, education or a related field

· Minimum 2 years of Junior-level professional and technical experience in international development field related to Education in Emergencies

· Demonstrated experience in training and development of technical guidance

· Knowledge of Needs Assessments, Disaster Risk Reduction, Peace building and/or Child Protection highly desirable

· Experience working in complex crises and fragile states desirable

· Strong analytical, organizational and writing skills

  • English is required; French is an asset.

How to apply:

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send their submissions to pdconsultants@unicef.orgwith subject line:

“Education in Emergencies Consultant”by 08 May 2015, 5:00pm EST.

Applications must include:

· Cover letter,

· CV, and

· P-11 form (http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/P11.doc )

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above. Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

*Please see deliverables in attached chart.

UNICEF is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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