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International Engineering & Computer System Support Jobs 


Issue Dated May 13, 2011

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Copyright 2011. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher. 

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ENGINEERING OFFICER

AFGHANISTAN

 

Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm 

based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical 

assistance. In 2008, MSI joined Coffey International, Ltd., becoming part of Coffey 

International Development, a global international development consulting firm. 

Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,400 development professionals 

worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects 

worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries including 

Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia.  Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and 

field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic 

management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human 

development and natural resource management.  For more information on MSI, please 

visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.  During the last year, USAID has 

undertaken a nearly unprecedented staffing increase as they added hundreds of new 

positions to the mission in Afghanistan and around the world.  MSI is proud to partner 

with USAID on this effort, and has been working closely with AID since 2009 to 

support this massive recruiting effort.  USAID and MSI are looking for strong 

development and technical professionals for positions based in Kabul as well as 

throughout the regions of Afghanistan.  This exciting staffing increase will directly 

support USAID's mission to promote the rapid transition of Afghanistan to a more 

stable and productive state, and to promote democracy, rule of law, and sustainable 

economic and social development that is responsive to the Afghan citizens' needs.  

These Foreign Service Limited positions offer a competitive salary and benefits 

package, including substantial uplifts for post differential and danger pay.  All positions 

are unaccompanied and require US Citizenship.  The Engineering Officer will provide 

the full range of engineering analysis and support services involving the planning and 

implementation of USAID programs and full proposed activities.  Contracts are one 

year to start, renewable up to five years.  Salary: $65,413.00-118,552.00 USD/year.  

Grade and Series: FS-0301-02/03.  Responsibilities: Provide the full range of 

engineering analysis and support services involving the planning and implementation 

programs and proposed activities, including preparing portions of key USAID 

documents such as the Country Strategic Plan (CSP), the Annual Report, and the 

Congressional Budget Justification.  Provide strategic and technical advice to USAID, 

development partners, and implementing partners on infrastructure policies and issues.  

Prepare and present engineering reports (i.e. bid proposals, deeds, environmental impact 

statements, etc.)  Provide guidance to other USAID staff to resolve technical 

infrastructure problems.  Support the contracting activities for AVE and D/B activities, 

construction management and services and project management activities, direction of 

construction, operations and maintenance activities at project sites.  Provide support to 

the technical leadership of an engineering program of national scope and impact.  

Supervise and mentor junior regional and national engineering staff; develop and 

monitor staff work plans.  QUALIFICATIONS: U.S. citizenship required.  Candidates 

with dual citizenship would need to renounce secondary citizenship.  Candidates must 

be able to obtain security and medical clearances.  Knowledge of and experience in the 

application of engineering principles, practice, policy and techniques.  Licensed 

engineer with Bachelor's Degree, 7+ years of experience, 3+ years relevant experience 

in developing countries.  Physical Qualifications: Due to the rugged nature of these 

positions, all candidates will need to meet minimal physical requirements in order to 

perform daily responsibilities in Kabul, and most especially in the field.  Civilians 

working in communities are required to wear 30-40 pounds of body armor/ helmet on a 

daily basis, as well as carry their daypack and water, usually in a backpack weighing an 

additional 8-10 pounds.  All personnel working in the field are required to walk over 

uneven and rocky terrain over long distances.  This includes field patrols of 5 miles or 

more to meet with local community members; these field patrols typically occur 2-3 

times per week.  Generally, personnel will be on their feet 5-6 hours per day.  

Transportation by armored vehicles will be used.  Personnel working in the field are 

required to embark and disembark from such vehicles, which have high clearances and 

limited individual space to sit and maneuver.  Clearances may be up to four feet off the 

ground, there will be high step rails and/or ladder-type steps, and doorways may be 

smaller than those of commercial vehicles.  Living conditions are austere.  At many 

field posts, bedding consists of canvas cots with mosquito netting.  Field environment is 

challenging.  Desert temperatures often reach 100-105 degrees Fahrenheit in the 

summer.  Personnel will be exposed to intense sunlight for several hours at a time.  

Also, temperatures at night and can become very cold; field personnel must take 

precautions against frostbite.  At times, field personnel may be required to evacuate 

quickly from an area under their own power due to security concerns.  Additional 

Afghanistan and Pakistan openings are expected soon.  TO APPLY: For full position 

descriptions and to apply to these openings, please visit our website: 

www.msiworldwide.com.  Only candidates who have been selected as finalists will be 

contacted. No phone calls, please. 

 

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PROGRAMMER ANALYST

AFGHANISTAN

 

Chemonics International seeks a programmer analyst for the USAID-funded Regional 

Afghan Municipalities Program for Urban Populations - South project that works to 

create effective, democratic, and gender-sensitive municipal governance in southern 

Afghanistan. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference 

in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include: Assist the systems 

architect and database developer in writing interfaces using Service Oriented 

Architecture methodology to the geographical information, land registration, revenue 

collection, and accounting systems.  Write advance-level programs in VB.NET and 

ASP.NET.  Develop and maintain applications written in Microsoft Access and develop 

functional specifications.  QUALIFICATIONS include: Minimum two years of SQL 

development on SQL2005 and above.  Minimum five years of experience in writing 

advance VB.net application.  Ability to write code in Microsoft Access with GIS, 

VMW, Visio, and Service Oriented Architecture preferred.  Demonstrated leadership, 

versatility, and integrity.  Advanced experience in Microsoft Office products.  English 

fluency required.  TO APPLY: Please send electronic submissions of CV and cover 

letter to RUS_IT at chemonics.com by May 20, 2011. No phone calls please. Finalists 

will be contacted.

 

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INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS

 

International Medical Corps has posted openings for the following positions.  For more 

information and to apply please visit our website at www.imcworldwide.org and 

complete the online employment application form found under the tab "Work with 

IMC".

 

SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER LEAD

SANTA MONICA, CA

 

The Senior Software Developer Lead is an Information Technology Professional who 

leads and oversees the design, development, implementation and/or upgrades of 

Information Systems. REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or software 

engineering.  Master's Degree.  Microsoft Certified Application Developer preferred.   

Developing architecture and software for distributed systems (12+ years).  Database 

driven applications and schema design (12+ years).  Vacancy no: 11-135.

 

SHAREPOINT ADMINISTRATOR

SANTA MONICA, CA

 

The SharePoint Administrator manages all aspects of International Medical Corps 

SharePoint environment, including design, architecture, availability, reliability, 

performance, monitoring and security of the portal.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree in 

Computer Science or Software Engineering.  Master's Degree Preferred.  Microsoft 

Certified Application Developer preferred.  1. 5 to 10 years' experience working with 

SharePoint Platforms (with recent experience using MOSS 2007/2010) in an 

administrative capacity.  Strong understanding of MS SharePoint Architecture (MOSS 

2007/2010). Vacancy no: 11-134

 

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR

VIENNA

 

The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-test-ban Treaty 

Organization is seeking an Information Technology Coordinator (P-5) in Vienna.  

Duties: Work closely with key users in the relevant divisions and sections to define their 

operational strategy, guide the strategic planning and development of business 

technology activities leading to the elaboration of future business processes, products 

and services in close cooperation with IT entities throughout the Organization to 

facilitate delivery; build relationships and create synergies across the PTS to enable 

cost-effective and innovative IT solutions.  REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in 

Computer Science/ Engineering or related field or discipline.  At least 10 years 

progressively responsible experience in planning, design, development, implementation 

of information systems and/or IT infrastructure, preferably part of which should have 

been in an international environment.  Proven experience of successful IT project 

management and four to five years of leadership responsibilities is essential.  TO 

APPLY: When applying, please quote the vacancy announcement number and complete 

the CTBTO Personal History form. Please visit www.ctbto.org to apply.  Closing date: 

6/27/11.  Vacancy no: VA297-27-2011. 

 

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INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

 

The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks candidates for the following positions.  

Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail 

applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A-

1400 Vienna, Austria.

 

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

A Knowledge Management Specialist (P-3) is sought in Vienna.  As part of a team led 

by the Head of the Nuclear Knowledge Management Unit, the Knowledge Management 

Specialist provides guidance and inputs to the formulation, development and 

implementation of the IAEA's activities in nuclear knowledge management, ensuring 

synergies and cooperation with other IAEA programmes, based on best practices and 

knowledge obtained through new partnerships and networks.  REQUIRES: University 

degree, preferably in a nuclear discipline or natural sciences.  At least five years of 

working experience in an area related to information and/or knowledge management, 

including involvement at the international level.  Previous involvement in education or 

training.  Previous work in the context of nuclear knowledge management an advantage.  

Closing date: 5/31/11.  Vacancy no: 2011/031. 

 

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

A Knowledge Management Specialist (P-4) is sought in Vienna.  The Knowledge 

Management Specialist builds on experience in knowledge management and conceptual 

design of knowledge bases to maintain and further develop the knowledge management 

systems through collection and verification of nuclear information provided by Member 

States as well as relevant open source scientific and technical information from internet 

resources.  REQUIRES: Advanced university (or equivalent) degree in natural science/ 

technology or information management.  At least 7 years working experience in the 

efficient and effective handling of knowledge in scientific and technical environments.  

Experience in advanced information services, in data quality evaluation and in subject 

classification; detailed knowledge in organizing information resources. Closing date: 

5/31/11.  Vacancy no: 2011/032. 

 

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MS SOFTWARE UPGRADE TRAINING, CONSULTANCY

VIENNA, AT

 

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has posted an opening for an 

MS Software Upgrade Training Consultant.  Duties: Assessing the learning 

requirements, objectives, desired results and constraints and identifying specific training 

needs; Developing and testing the "MS Upgrade Guide for OSCE End-user" that will be 

used as a training material during the half-day MS End-user training conducted by the 

OSCE IT staff. The "MS Upgrade Guide for OSCE End User" should reflect the 

purpose of the software upgrade, tasks the staff/user will complete with the software, 

how does it differ from previous versions or products it is replacing, common problems 

staff/users may encounter, security issues related to the software, instructions should 

include examples of actual OSCE templates that staff will be using for their documents.  

REQUIRES: University degree in information technology or related field; a Microsoft 

certification would be an asset.  A minimum of five years of IT professional technical 

and training experience in designing and delivering the customized learning solution, 

which should be a classroom courses and training materials.  Fully proficient in 

Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Windows 7.0.; knowledge of Novell/GroupWise 

would be an asset.  Professional fluency in English with excellent communication and 

drafting skills; knowledge of other OSCE working languages would be an asset.  TO 

APPLY: Please apply online at http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html.  Closing 

date: 5/25/11.  Vacancy no: VNSECC00562

 

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AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

 

The African Development Bank has posted openings for the following positions. TO 

APPLY: Applicants will only be considered if they submit (preferably electronically, to: 

recruit at afdb.org) a fully completed Personal History Form (PHF), available from the 

Bank's web site, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating date of 

birth and nationality. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities 

employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

PRINCIPAL IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT & DELIVERY OFFICER

AFRICA

 

A Principal IT Service Management & Delivery Officer (PL-4) is sought in Africa.  

Duties: Manage the implementation, adoption and maintenance of ITIL principles 

within CIMM Department and particularly in CIMM2.  Develop, implement and 

maintain a Service Level Management process that includes a Service Catalogue, 

Service Level Agreements (SLA), Operational Level Agreements (OLA) and regular 

service reviews with IT Infrastructures' customers.  REQUIRES: Minimum of a 

Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.  

Minimum of six (6) years of experience in IT relevant professional area.  ITIL Service 

Management qualification required: Intermediate Level Certifications in Service 

Strategy/ Service Design/ Service Transition/ Service Operation/ Continual Service 

Improvement.  Closing date: 5/29/11.  Vacancy no: ADB/11/073.

 

SENIOR STORAGE ENGINEER

AFRICA

 

A Senior Storage Engineer (PL-5) is sought in Africa.  Duties: Administer all Storage 

Area Networks taking care of Daily Storage Operation work which includes but is not 

limited to: project support, SAN & LUN configuration, troubleshooting, performance 

and tuning; Maintain updated SAN documentation and asset management; Capacity 

planning for all SAN technology.  REQUIRES: Minimum Master's degree in Computer 

Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or related field.  Minimum of 

five (5) years of experience in systems engineering, data center, storage management.  

Clearly understanding the advantages, limitations and applications of the storage 

technologies such as but not limited to: Direct-Attached Storage, Disk-to-disk-to-tape, 

iSCSI, Magnetic tape, Network-attached storage (NAS), Redundant array of 

independent disks (RAID), Storage area network (SAN).  Closing date: 5/29/11.  

Vacancy no: ADB/11/074

 

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DEPUTY SECRETARY, INTERNATIONAL HYDROLOGICAL PROGRAMME, 

SENIOR PROGRAMME SPECIALIST IN HYDROLOGICAL SCIENCES 

PARIS, FRANCE

 

The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking a 

Deputy Secretary, International Hydrological Programme, Senior Programme Specialist 

in Hydrological Sciences (P-5) in Paris.  Duties: Act as Deputy Secretary of the 

international Hydrological Programme and assist the Director of the Division in the 

smooth planning and management of IHP.  Coordinate the organization of the sessions 

of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme and its 

Bureau, including the preparation of the working and information documents, and the 

follow-up of the implementation of their decisions; coordinate the evaluation of the 

various programmes.  REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (preferably at doctorate 

level) in hydrological sciences and/or water resources engineering/ management.  

Studies in the field of water related environmental and/or economic assessment would 

be an asset.  10 to 15 years of progressively responsible relevant experience in the field 

of water resources, of which at least 5 years acquired at international level, preferably 

within intergovernmental organizations.  Working experience in the international 

scientific cooperation, particularly with international water resources programmes and 

NGOs, preferably in several regions of the world including development countries.  TO 

APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following 

website: http://www.unesco.org/employment. Closing date: 6/26/11.  Vacancy no: SC-

419

 

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*SCIENCE ADVISOR

 

AIR is currently looking for energetic and knowledgeable Advisors in basic science for 

both short and long term assignments. The Science Advisor(s) will be responsible for 

working with teachers at the middle school level and lower to promote new ways of 

science instruction in public schools in the MENA region.  The American Institutes for 

Research is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in 

the world.  AIR's International Development Program seeks to enhance the capacity of 

developing countries to improve their quality of life through education and social 

development.  Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most 

effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For us, making the world a 

better place is not wishful thinking. It is the goal that drives us.  QUALIFICATIONS: 

The specific requirements are: Master's degree in biology, chemistry, environmental 

science, early grades science, computer science, or any science field taught at the lower 

grade level with 5+ years of relevant work experience to include a combination of 

classroom teaching at the primary or secondary school level, teacher training, and 

providing technical assistance in science curriculum development. PhD preferred.  

Experience working in a development project can be useful but is not a requirement.  

Demonstrated proficiencies in writing, conceptualizing, and analyzing.  Ability to work 

efficiently in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.  Strong knowledge of 

the education sector, stakeholders and local challenges in the MENA region.  Fluency in 

Arabic and English required.  Candidates from any country will be considered.  TO 

APPLY: AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including a fully 

funded retirement plan, generous paid time off, subsidized garage parking, tuition 

assistance, and more.  For more information, please visit our website at ww.air.org.  To 

apply, please go to http://jobs-airdc.icims.com and conduct a job title search. Job 6514  

EOE.

 

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*MATH ADVISOR

 

AIR is currently looking for an energetic and knowledgeable Mathematics Advisors for 

both short and long term assignments. The Math Advisor will be responsible for 

working with teachers at the middle school level and lower to promote new ways of 

math instruction in public schools in the MENA region.  The American Institutes for 

Research is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in 

the world. AIR's International Development Program seeks to enhance the capacity of 

developing countries to improve their quality of life through education and social 

development.  Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most 

effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For us, making the world a 

better place is not wishful thinking. It is the goal that drives us.  QUALIFICATIONS: 

Master's degree in mathematics, education or a related field with 5+ years of relevant 

work experience to include a combination of classroom teaching at the primary or 

secondary school level, teacher training, and providing technical assistance in math 

curriculum development. PhD preferred.  Experience working in a development project 

can be useful but is not a requirement.  Demonstrated proficiencies in writing, 

conceptualizing, and analyzing.  Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment 

with minimal supervision.  Strong knowledge of the education sector, stakeholders and 

local challenges in the MENA region.  Fluency in Arabic and English required.  

Candidates from any country will be considered.  TO APPLY: AIR offers an excellent 

compensation and benefits package, including a fully funded retirement plan, generous 

paid time off, subsidized garage parking, tuition assistance, and more.  For more 

information, please visit our website at ww.air.org.  To apply, please go to http://jobs-

airdc.icims.com and conduct a job title search. Job 6513.  EOE.

 

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*DIRECTOR, GRAPHIC SERVICES

BALTIMORE, MD

 

Catholic Relief Services has posted an opening for a Director for Graphic Services who 

will manage a high-quality print design and production service for direct marketing, 

fundraising, education, advocacy and public awareness programs and materials.  

REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree in fine arts or related field; Master's Degree preferred.  

Seven to ten years' experience in creative and production work including experience 

with non-profit clients.  Proven knowledge in direct marketing techniques.  Proven 

experience as a graphic designer and art director.  For more information and to apply 

visit www.crs.org/about/careers/.  Vacancy no: D346. 

 

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OXFAM AMERICA

 

Oxfam America has posted openings for the following positions.  For more information 

and to apply visit www.oxfamamerica.org/whoweare/jobs/available-positions

 

*SHELTER SETTLEMENT AND WASH COORDINATOR 

PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI

 

The Shelter Settlement and WASH Coordinator will design and oversee the 

implementation and refinement of the Shelter Settlement and Wash Program to achieve 

significant program impacts.  REQUIRES: Master's Degree in one or more of the 

following: Urban Planning, Architecture, Civil Engineering or Construction. Bachelor's 

degree holders with eight or more years of experience will be considered. The ability to 

work collaboratively with colleagues in advocacy, communications and donor relations 

is essential.  A minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in Urban 

Planning, construction/ architecture, field program management with local and 

international development and donor agencies and/or NGO is required.

 

*TEMPORARY TECHNICAL RESEARCHER

BOSTON, MA

 

An opening is posted for a Temporary Technical Researcher to use Geographic 

Information System (GIS), statistical software (STATA), and Excel to organize, 

analyze, and present the monitoring information system (MIS) data on the Saving for 

Change program.  REQUIRES: Bachelors' degree in computer science, economics, or 

relevant field.  Highly proficient in Excel and STATA.  Ability to analyze quantitative 

data.  Experience working with large amounts of data.

 

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*MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

VIENNA

 

The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-test-ban Treaty 

Organization seeks a Maintenance Engineer (P-3) in Vienna.  Duties: Organize and 

implement maintenance activities for facilities of the International Monitoring System 

(IMS), including corrective and preventive maintenance, overhauls, replacements, and 

coordination with equipment providers, station operators, and other contractors.  

Perform IMS station troubleshooting, conduct on-site visits to inspect, maintain or 

repair installations as needed, and prepare related reports.  REQUIRES: University 

degree in electrical engineering, system engineering, geophysics, nuclear science/ 

engineering or a related field.  At least five years relevant working experience in data 

acquisition systems; computer technology, computer interfacing and networking, 

communication technology, power systems.  Experience in maintenance of installations 

in harsh/ remote environments and of computer-based systems, preferably in a UNIX 

environment; Work experience within national or international monitoring networks is 

desirable.  When applying, please quote the vacancy announcement number and 

complete the CTBTO Personal History form. Please visit www.ctbto.org to apply.  

Closing date: 6/20/11Vacancy no: VA27-25-2011

 

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INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

 

The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks candidates for the following positions.  

Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail 

applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A-

1400 Vienna, Austria.

 

*TEAM LEADER

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

A Team Leader (P-4) is sought in Vienna. The Team Leader contributes to a results-

oriented programmatic response to Member States' priorities in the application of 

nuclear technologies to meet their development goals related to water resources.  

REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Ph.D.) in physics, chemistry or 

geochemistry.  At least 7 years of working experience in the operation/ use of tritium 

analysis systems and/or dual-inlet mass spectrometers for hydrogeological research. 

Experience in statistical analysis of analytical data and laboratory inter-comparisons. 

Experience and skills as a supervisor/ mentor, working with junior staff/ technicians to 

operate laboratory facilities and use of analytical data for isotope hydrology.   Closing 

date: 5/30/11.  Vacancy no: 2011/034

 

*NUCLEAR TRADE ANALYST

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

A Nuclear Trade Analyst (P-4) is sought in Vienna.  The Nuclear Trade Analyst 

contributes to the Unit's activities by enhancing information acquisition, analysis and 

evaluation. He/she strengthens the consolidated State evaluation process using his/her 

expertise in national and global nuclear related trade and trade controls, in accordance 

with departmental objectives.  REQUIRES: University degree in relevant technical 

studies, social sciences or business; given the specificities of the field, equivalent 

qualification relevant to trade and export controls developed through training and other 

competencies acquired through experience within a commercial or national or 

international authority environment.  At least 7 years of practical experience, including 

5 years of recent experience in nuclear related trade, export controls or customs 

activities associated with nuclear or dual use items and services for civilian or military 

applications.  Recent experience in nuclear related fuel cycle or non-proliferation issues 

in the industry or international/ government service. Closing date: 5/31/11.  Vacancy 

no: 2011/033.  

 

*SENIOR SAFEGUARDS ANALYST

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

A Senior Safeguards Analyst (P-5) is sought in Vienna.  As a member of a team led by 

the Section Head, the Senior Safeguards Analyst: develops and evaluates new 

safeguards concepts and approaches; supports operations in implementation issues of all 

kinds; analyses the application of traditional and integrated safeguards to various fuel 

cycle facility types, including cost effectiveness; provides technical support for State 

and safeguards approach evaluations; serves as a task officer for Member State Support 

Programme (MSSP) tasks; and prepares working documents for consideration within 

the Department of Safeguards and by international consultant and advisory groups. 

REQUIRES: Advanced university (or equivalent) degree in engineering, physical 

science, mathematics, or other nuclear related disciplines.  At least 10 years of working 

experience in the nuclear field, preferably including experience in systems analysis, 

applying safeguards policies, and developing and evaluating nuclear safeguards 

concepts and methods.  Experience in organizing and conducting working groups and 

Technical Meetings.  Closing date: 5/30/11.  Vacancy no: 2011/036. 

 

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*PROGRAMME OFFICER

SOUTH EAST ASIA 

 

The Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development has posted an opening 

for a Programme Officer (A-2) to take responsibility for the analysis of energy 

developments in South East Asia. The selected candidate will also be responsible for 

building effective dialogue and co-operation in these regions.  REQUIRES: An 

advanced university degree(s) in relevant disciplines such as economics, international 

relations, science, statistics, econometrics, physical science or engineering.  Three to 

seven years' experience working on energy issues. Experience in organizing activities in 

or with the NIS. Familiarity with global energy policy, in particular of the energy 

policies of IEA and NIS countries. Good knowledge of the regions involved, 

particularly Indonesia and Thailand.  Experience of working with committees would be 

an advantage.  Please apply online at 

http://erecruit.oecd.org/servlets/iclientservlet/erecruit/?ICType=Panel&Menu=ROLE_A

PPLICANT&Market=GBL&PanelGroupName=ER_VIEW_JOBS&RL=&target=main  

Vacancy no: 3962.  Closing date: 5/22/11. 

 

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*ITU AREA REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE CARIBBEAN

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS

 

The International Telecommunication Union seeks an ITU Area Representative for the 

Caribbean (P-5) in Bridgetown.  Duties: Identification and supervision of 

implementation and monitoring of projects.  Provision of expert assistance in the fields 

of Information Technologies and Universal Service/ Access.  Collection, circulation and 

exchange of information on matters pertaining to development of telecommunications 

and their rational use, and the activities of ITU in these fields.  Organization and 

participation in meetings or seminars and undertaking of other duties in connection with 

the development of telecommunications that may be assigned to him/her by the 

Regional Director, ITU Regional Office for the Americas or by ITU Headquarters.  

REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in telecommunications engineering or a 

related fields (science/ engineering, electrical/ electronic engineering), with some 

specialization in telecommunications.  At least ten years of progressively responsible 

experience of project management or administrative experience of telecommunication 

development and assistance activities in UN system, including at least five at the 

international level. Experience of working in, or association with, ITU 

telecommunication development activities would be an advantage. Experience in the 

field of information technologies and universal service/ access acquired in a 

telecommunication administration or private operating agency.  TO APPLY: Submit the 

complete application with personal history form to the Head of the Human Resources 

Administration Division, Administration and Finance Department, at the following 

address: International Telecommunication Union Place des Nations, CH-1211 Genève 

20, Suisse recruitment at itu.int   Closing date: 5/17/11.  Vacancy no: 

 ITU/BDT/2011/P11

 

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*PRINCIPAL BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING OFFICER

AFRICA

 

The African Development Bank has posted an opening for a Principal Business 

Continuity Planning Officer (PL-4) in Africa.  Duties: Identify and conduct ongoing 

assessment of risks that could disrupt the Group's activities, using appropriate risk 

analysis methodologies and tools to determine internal threats, points of vulnerability of 

information processes and systems that can be exploited and cause disruptions leading 

to the discontinuity of Bank services in all Bank sites (headquarters in Abidjan, 

Temporary Relocation Agency (TRA) in Tunis, and all Field Offices).  REQUIRES: 

Master's or Engineering degree in: Risk Management/ Information Technology/ 

Information Security/ Business Administration or in an appropriate discipline with at 

least 6 years of professional experience including 4 in business continuity management 

and emergency relief agencies in banks or financial institutions; Business Continuity 

Planner Certification (ABCP/CBCP) is an added advantage.  TO APPLY: Applicants 

will only be considered if they submit (preferably electronically, to: recruit at afdb.org) a 

fully completed Personal History Form (PHF), available from the Bank's web site, and 

attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating date of birth and nationality. 

The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female 

candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  Closing date: 5/14/11.  Vacancy no: 

ADB/11/051

 

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*SCIENCE WRITER/ EDITOR

ALEPPO, SYRIA

 

ICARDA is seeking a Science Writer/ Editor to write/ edit a range of publication 

including technical reports, journal articles, general-audience articles, posters, and 

brochures.  Main responsibilities: Write/ edit and supervise production of both technical 

and non-technical publications and web content, related to the activities and 

achievements of ICARDA, including reports to donors; Write syntheses and briefings 

that summarize research results for various non-research audiences, such as policy 

makers; work with researchers to create tools and useful materials for ICARDA key 

audiences, derived from research program outputs.  Supervise production team and 

manage network of external editors.  Any other responsibilities assigned by the Head of 

the Unit.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in science or journalism or relevant 

experience (Master preferred); At least five years of practical experience in scientific 

and technical writing or journalism, both print and electronic, demonstrated by 

published work and participation in professional activities.  Experience or ability to 

manage a publishing workflow and to manage a production team of in-house and 

external suppliers for editing, layout and printing.  Ability to work with scientists of 

different disciplines in a multicultural environment and meet tight deadlines.  A 

problem-solving and service oriented approach to work.  Excellent command of written 

and spoken English.  TO APPLY: Please apply online at www.icarda.org/iea/ by 22 

May 2011.  We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from 

women.  Applications will be acknowledged, but only shortlisted candidates will be 

contacted.

 

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*CEREAL PATHOLOGIST, POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW

ALEPPO, SYRIA

 

ICARDA is seeking a Cereal Pathologist, Post-Doctoral Fellow to implement research 

related to host plant resistance to hemi-biotrophic and necrotrophic cereal pathogen, 

cereal disease epidemiology (disease monitoring, pathogen population dynamics, 

physical factors to disease development, etc.) and integrated management of wheat and 

barley diseases.  Main responsibilities: Assist in development and implementation of 

collaborative research with international, regional and national pathology programs.  

Train and mentor technical staff and scientists at ICARDA and NARS.  Participate in 

regional cereal disease monitoring endeavors.  Publish research results in international 

journals and technical manuals.  Regular travel, mainly to countries in West Asia, 

Central Asia and East and North Africa.  Assist/ develop research proposals for 

potential donors.  REQUIRES: PhD in plant pathology, fungal population genetics or 

related fields.  Experience in conventional and molecular research methods in cereal 

pathology.  Good knowledge of fungal genetics and plant breeding.  Research 

experience in foliar and soil borne diseases (fungi and nematodes) of wheat and barley.  

Excellent knowledge of experimental design and data analyses related to plant 

pathology and resistance breeding.  Experiences in cereal improvement.  Proven 

evidence of publication in ISI Thompson peer-reviewed refereed journals.  Ability to 

conceptualize complex systems involving different disciplines/ areas like crop 

modeling, GIS and molecular marker techniques.  Integrate himself/ herself into an 

interdisciplinary team of breeders, molecular geneticists, agronomists, seed 

technologists and others.  Good command of English, spoken and written.  Good 

command and proven experience with the use of database systems.  TO APPLY: Please 

apply online at www.icarda.org/iea/ by 22 May 2011.  We are an equal opportunity 

employer and encourage applications from women.  Applications will be 

acknowledged, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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*DATABASE/ IT MANAGER

TANZANIA

 

MSI is looking for a Database/IT Manager to provide overall database and IT design, 

procurement and management services.  He/she will design and manage the database 

used to store and analyze performance data, lead technical aspects of procuring IT 

services for project website development, internal networking, and mobile phone/SMS 

data transmittal services.  He/she will step in to solve IT challenges as they arise in 

project implementation.  Responsibilities: Oversight of all project IT functions.  Design 

and implementation of project and program database.  Provide technical input in 

procuring IT services.  Oversee IT service provision to ensure quality and timeliness.  

Manage website.  Ensure seamless IT linkages within the project.  QUALIFICATIONS: 

Extensive experience in IT system design and maintenance.  Experience with database 

design and implementation.  At least five years' experience managing IT applications in 

an office environment.  Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will 

be contacted. No phone calls, please.  TO APPLY: please visit our website: 

www.msiworldwide.com. 

 

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UNITED NATIONS

 

The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: 

https://jobs.un.org/Galaxy/Release3/info/guide.aspx?lang=1200. If you are a UN staff 

member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal 

System reports at the time of application to email: staffing at un.org, Fax: 1-917-367-

0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.

 

*ASSOCIATE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION OFFICER

MULTIPLE DUTY STATIONS

 

An Associate Geographic Information Officer (P-2) is sought in multiple duty stations.  

Duties: Engage in the timely preparation, maintenance and provision of geographic 

information and maps in support of the mission's operations; Collect, process and 

evaluate geographic data including vector, raster and thematic data; Compile large-scale 

operation maps and small-scale briefing/ report maps; Conduct terrain analysis studies 

and prediction of the effects of terrain, weather and situation on the mission's 

operations.  REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in 

geographic information science, cartography, geography, remote sensing and/or related 

fields.  At least two years of progressively responsible experience in geographic 

information or related fields required. Knowledge and practical experience of the 

following GIS software is required: ArcGIS and ERDAS Imagine. Experience in 

practical GIS applications is essential. Experience in spatial database management is 

desirable. Closing date: 5/14/11.  Vacancy no: 11-IMA-PMSS-425202-R-MULTIPLE 

D/S 

 

*GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION OFFICER

MULTIPLE DUTY STATIONS

 

A Geographic Information Officer (P-3) is sought in multiple duty stations. Duties: 

Takes responsibility for the timely preparation, maintenance and provision of 

geographic information and maps in support of the mission's operations; Coordinates 

the collection, processing, evaluation and dissemination of geographic data; Conducts 

geographic/ terrain analysis studies and prediction of the effects of terrain, weather and 

situation on the mission's operations.  REQUIRES: Advanced university degree 

(Master's degree or equivalent) in cartography, geography, geographic information 

systems (GIS), computer sciences and/or related fields.  At least 5 years of 

progressively responsible experience in geographic information (e.g. geographic 

information applications, geographic database management, geographic/ terrain 

analysis, cartography and mapping, image processing, GPS and surveying) or 

information technology (IT) or related fields is required.  Closing date: 5/14/11.  A 

Vacancy no: 11-IMA-PMSS-425204-R-MULTIPLE D/S 

 

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*HEAD OF SECTION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, CULTURE AND 

COMMUNICATIONS 

MONTREAL, CANADA

 

The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is seeking a Head 

of Section, Science and Technology, Culture and Communications (P-5) in Montreal.  

The incumbent is responsible for the successful execution of the Science and 

Technology, Communication, and Culture Programmes (SCC). He/She is responsible 

for the activities leading to dissemination of data on an internationally comparable basis 

and associated methodological development. He/She provides policy and expert advice 

on a range of statistical issues related to the SCC programmes. The post holder will be 

responsible for achieving a globally recognized impact for the UIS in these sectors 

through survey specification, analysis, standard setting, measurement and other related 

activities.  REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in 

the field of statistics, mathematics, economics or other related disciplines including 

training in basic and applied statistics or similar quantitative studies; 10 to 15 years of 

progressively responsible relevant professional experience, including at least 5 years at 

the international level, in the planning, directing and designing of a programme to 

compile, process and disseminate statistical data or in developing and advising on 

statistical analysis and methodology; Knowledge of statistical and international policy 

issues related to Science, Culture and/or Communication.  .  TO APPLY: Candidates 

wishing to apply for this post should do so through the following website: 

http://www.unesco.org/employment.  Closing date: 6/14/11.  Vacancy no: 

1CAUIS0992ST 

 

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INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

 

The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks candidates for the following positions.  

Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail 

applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A-

1400 Vienna, Austria.

 

*UNIT HEAD

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

A Unit Head (P-4) is sought in Vienna.  Reporting to the Head of the Customer Services 

Section, the Head of the Services Delivery Unit provides operational leadership in the 

planning, delivery and improvement of service desk support and IT Training, ensuring 

an efficient and effective response to IT performance issues and that the service 

provided is in line with SLAs while maintaining a customer focused approach. 

REQUIRES: University degree in Computer science, information management or 

related field.  At least 7 years of experience in customer care and user support and 

troubleshooting technical issues in an enterprise environment.  At least 5 years of 

experience managing an IT service desk and staff supervision.  Fluency in written and 

spoken English, and working knowledge of another official IAEA language (Arabic, 

Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish).  Closing date: 5/17/11.  Vacancy no: 2011/029.

 

*ANALYTICAL CHEMIST

SEIBERSDORF, AUSTRIA

 

A Analytical Chemist (P-3) is sought in Seibersdorf, Austria.  Reporting to the 

Laboratory Head, the Analytical Chemist plays a major role within the Nuclear Material 

Laboratory (NML), preparing and processing accountancy samples of nuclear fuel 

materials using chemical techniques, as well as preparing secondary controls and 

standards used throughout the NML and in other facilities under safeguards (e.g. the 

OSL). The Analytical Chemist optimizes or develops chemical procedures so as to 

continually improve final measurement performance and timeliness, and reduce the 

production of radioactive waste.  REQUIRES: University degree in analytical chemistry 

or a related field.  At least 5 years' experience in an analytical laboratory processing or 

measuring samples with actinides (U, Pu, Np, Am).  At least two years of that 

experience should preferably be in an international environment.  Fluency in spoken 

and written English. Working knowledge of German is desirable.  Closing date: 

5/17/11.  Vacancy no: 2011/028. 

 

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*ITU AREA REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE CARIBBEAN

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS

 

The International Telecommunication Union seeks an Area Representative for the 

Caribbean (P-5) in Bridgetown.  The incumbent is responsible for the promotion of 

telecommunications development by means of technical cooperation and technical 

assistance activities in the countries assigned to him/her.  REQUIRES: Advanced 

university degree in telecommunications engineering or a related fields (science/ 

engineering, electrical/ electronic engineering), with some specialization in 

telecommunications.  At least ten years of progressively responsible experience of 

project management or administrative experience of telecommunication development 

and assistance activities in UN system, including at least five at the international level. 

Experience of working in, or association with, ITU telecommunication development 

activities would be an advantage. Experience in the field of information technologies 

and universal service/ access acquired in a telecommunication administration or private 

operating agency.  A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for 

three years of working experience.  TO APPLY: Submit the complete application with 

personal history form to the Head of the Human Resources Administration Division, 

Administration and Finance Department, at the following address: International 

Telecommunication Union Place des Nations, CH-1211 Genève 20, Suisse 

recruitment at itu.int.  Closing date: 5/17/11.  Vacancy no:  ITU/BDT/2011/P11

 

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

DePaul University 990 W. Fullerton #4102

773-325-7973

 

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