[Intstuds10] ICEW - International Understanding; Education; Communication; Exchange - 9/9

Warner, Mallory MWARNER3 at depaul.edu
Thu Sep 8 14:07:09 CDT 2011


International Understanding; Education;
Communication; Exchange 

Issue Dated September 9, 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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SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC

 

RTI International is seeking applicants for the role of Senior Business Development 

Specialist to serve as part of RTI's Global Health Group (GHG).  The Global Health 

Group is an expanding group at RTI which currently has a staff of 450 with work in 

over 20 countries, including two regional offices in Nairobi, Kenya and Bangkok, 

Thailand.  GHG implements broad-based programs in HIV/AIDS, malaria prevention 

and vector control, neglected tropical disease control, reproductive health, maternal 

child health, health systems strengthening, health governance, health policy and other 

related fields.  RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, 

dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.  Our 

staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and 

businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, 

education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international 

development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory 

and chemistry services.  The Senior Business Development Specialist will provide 

support to the Global Health Group (GHG) in the design and implementation of 

strategies to grow RTI's global health business.  The major focus of the position will be 

to support the Group's business positioning and proposal development efforts.  This 

position is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and reports to the Vice 

President (VP) of Business Development, Marketing and Communications.  Major 

responsibilities of the position include: Business Development Responsibilities: Manage 

the new business development process for GHG including: Management of opportunity 

tracking systems.  Facilitation of new business development and "bid board" meetings.  

Support to regional teams' efforts to plan for new business opportunities; implement 

best practices for pre-proposal (capture); identify and secure potential partners; develop 

teaming and pre-teaming agreements; analyze competition; and identify consultants.  

Serves as point of contact for all new business development tracking and coordination 

with business partners for proposal development.  Serve as proposal leader and/or home 

office backstop for GH bids.  Contribute to task order management functions, including 

liaising with partner organizations; preparing scopes of work for consultants and 

subcontractors; etc.  Consultant Management: Build and manage pool of high-quality 

technical consultants available for pre-proposal and proposal writing.  Facilitate 

development of scopes of work; processing of agreements and expense reports.  Interact 

and network with potential partners, competitors, and major international health groups 

to keep up on the latest developments in global health programmatic and funding trends.  

Marketing Responsibilities: Support efforts to raise RTI's profile and market programs 

in health with current and potential clients and other external stakeholders.  Under the 

direction of the VP, Business Development, Marketing and Communications, support 

the internal and external marketing  needs of the Global Health Collaborative.  As 

directed, serve as representative for GHG at relevant and strategic conferences, 

meetings, and other events.  QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree 

and 9+ years' experience working in USAID program management and/or proposal 

development.  Prior experience in business development (including technical proposal 

development, proposal leadership) targeting USAID and/or other donors.  Prior 

experience successfully managing and leading the proposal development process; 

additional experience writing technical proposals preferred.  Knowledge of USAID 

procurement process, cooperative agreements, and contracts.  Flexibility and ability to 

handle multiple tasks and work collaboratively with others.  Ability to interact 

effectively with senior staff, external clients and stakeholders.  Fluency in English 

required; additional fluency in one or more of the following languages is preferred: 

Spanish, French or Portuguese.  Strong oral and written communications skills.  Strong 

computer skills; Microsoft Office Applications.  Willingness to travel frequently.  TO 

APPLY: If interested in this position, please apply by visiting, www.rti.org/job13574.  

For more information about RTI's work in global health, visit www.rti.org/globalhealth.  

Equal Employment Opportunity.  We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.  

Specific information regarding the laws that are designed to protect you against 

discrimination relating to your legal right work in the US can be located at the 

employment portal www.rti.org/jobs.  RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify 

program, for specific information on this program please visit our employment portal at 

www.rti.org/jobs.

 

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MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC

 

RTI International is seeking applicants for the role of Communications Specialist to 

serve as part of RTI's Global Health Group (GHG).  The Global Health Group is an 

expanding group at RTI which currently has a staff of 450 with work in over 20 

countries, including two regional offices in Nairobi, Kenya and Bangkok, Thailand.  

GHG implements broad-based programs in HIV/AIDS, malaria prevention and vector 

control, neglected tropical disease control, reproductive health, maternal child health, 

health systems strengthening, health governance, health policy and other related fields.  

RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to 

improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.  Our staff of more 

than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in 

more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and 

training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, 

economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry 

services.  The Communications Specialist will manage a variety of internal and external 

communications activities for the Global Health Group in support of business 

development, marketing, and global health program development.  This position is 

based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and reports to the Vice President (VP) 

of Business Development, Marketing and Communications.  Major responsibilities of 

this position include: Responsibilities: Develops and implements annual internal/ 

external communication plans for the GHG Group.  Ensures consistent messaging and 

positioning in GHG communications materials.  Develops strategies for effectively 

communicating important organizational initiatives internally and externally; Ensures 

information is effectively disseminated to field staff.  Proactively documents project 

activities, results, success stories, and tools to be used for proposals, conferences, 

project briefs, marketing brochures and the GHG web and intranet site.  Manages the 

collection of GHG photographs, presentations conference documents, etc.  Collaborate 

with technical staff to write content for project briefs, marketing brochures, external 

website and intranet site and GHG newsletter.  Writes talking points and speeches, news 

releases, promotional video scripts, presentations and reports for the GH EVP and 

senior staff members in GHG who are representing RTI in public forums.  Leads media 

relations for GHG in coordination with the Office of Public Relations and Corporate 

Communications.  Supports and assists in coordination and communication of GHG 

public events.  Contributes to proposal development by writing corporate capabilities 

and past performance sections.  Develops project branding and marketing plans and 

ensures project compliance.  Submit required project reports to the DEC.  Facilitates 

meeting of technical domain groups to ensure effective communication and proactive 

planning across GHG's Regional Integrated Health Teams.  QUALIFICATIONS/ 

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, communications, 

or related field plus 10 years' experience required.  Highly qualified candidates with a 

Master's degree and 6 years of experience will be considered.  Prior experience working 

in communications or marketing for international development organizations required.  

Experience working with USAID and other donor-sponsored (such as DFID, AusAID, 

Gates Foundation, DOD and CDC) global health programs is desirable.  Experience 

developing communications strategies, branding and marketing plans, and corporate 

capability statements.  Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of 

internal and external clients.  Ability to interpret organizational objectives into 

communications that are consistent and clear to employees in multinational 

organization.  Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills; ability to 

translate and simplify complex concepts to communicate effectively with various 

audiences.  Proven flexibility to handle changing priorities and managing multiple 

projects and deadlines effectively and efficiently.  Ability to generate and deliver 

executive-level presentations.  Knowledge of Associated Press style.  Proficiency in the 

use of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Experience 

with SharePoint or other Knowledge Management databases is desirable.  Ability to 

travel as needed.  TO APPLY: If interested in this position, please apply by visiting, 

www.rti.org/job13573.  For more information about RTI's work in global health, visit 

www.rti.org/globalhealth.  Equal Employment Opportunity.  We are proud to be an 

EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.  Specific information regarding the laws that are designed 

to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right work in the US can be 

located at the employment portal www.rti.org/jobs.  RTI participates in the US 

Government E-Verify program, for specific information on this program please visit our 

employment portal at www.rti.org/jobs.

 

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PRESIDENT

WASHINGTON, DC

The National Council for International Visitors is seeking a President in Washington, 

DC.  The National Council for International Visitors (NCIV) is a nonprofit membership 

association whose mission is to promote excellence in citizen diplomacy. NCIV's 

membership includes individuals, national program agencies, and more than 90 

organizations in communities throughout the United States.  Headquartered in 

Washington, DC, NCIV marked its 50th anniversary in 2011. NCIV provides 

leadership, training, and support services to members who design and implement 

professional programs and offer home hospitality for more than 4,500 foreign leaders 

and specialists who visit the United States each year for short-term professional 

development and consultation under the aegis of the U.S. Department of State 

International Visitor Leadership Program, and for participants in other exchange 

programs.  The President of NCIV is responsible for the overall day-to-day 

management and leadership of the organization and the conduct of NCIV's affairs.  The 

President provides vision and leadership, and in concert with the Board of Directors, 

develops plans and goals for the future of NCIV.  The President represents NCIV and 

its member interests to the public and government, advocates on behalf of the 

International Visitor Leadership Program and other exchanges, and promotes the 

professional development of those within the NCIV network.  Minimum 

REQUIREMENTS: At least ten (10) years of management experience with an 

international organization or non-profit membership organization; Ability to grow and 

engage the network, striving for mutigenerational leadership to assure future success; 

Strong time management and supervisory skills; Ability to set organizational priorities 

and delegate responsibilities; Ability to strengthen existing partnerships and develop 

new relationships with organizations that have compatible missions; Strong 

understanding of the reporting and grant oversight requirements for working with 

government funds; Experience managing an organization's annual budget; 

Demonstrated experience in the international arena; Ability to develop and implement a 

grassroots advocacy strategy; Experience as a spokesperson, working with print, 

broadcast and new media outlets; Excellent written communication and public speaking 

skills.  TO APPLY: Full position description and information on how to apply available 

online at www.nciv.org.  No calls please.  

 

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CHIEF OF PARTY

TIMOR-LESTE

 

Chemonics International seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID-funded 

Development Scholarships and Higher Education Program in Timor-Leste. The 

program aims to provide training and technical services to strengthen the base of 

skilled, high-performing professionals for a diverse set of institutions. We are looking 

for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around 

the world.  Responsibilities include: Provide overall leadership, management oversight, 

and technical direction to the program; Create and implement a strategic, long-term 

programmatic vision; Oversee project work planning, budgeting processes, performance 

management, and strategic communications; Supervise technical and administrative 

staff; Serve as the program's key liaison with USAID, international, regional and 

national partners, and other donors.  QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in a 

relevant field.  Minimum seven years of experience in management of higher education, 

participant training, or scholarship programs.  Experience in a technical leadership or 

project management role on a USAID-funded project preferred.  Demonstrated ability 

to liaise and foster strong relationships with government officials, nongovernmental 

organizations, donors, leaders at higher education institutions, and other stakeholders.  

Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.  Fluency in English required.  TO 

APPLY: Send electronic submissions to TimorLesteEdu at chemonics.com by 

September 13, 2011.  Please provide a cover letter and resume.  No telephone inquiries, 

please.  Finalists will be contacted. 

 

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MALARIA TECHNICAL & COMMUNICATION ADVISOR 

WASHINGTON, DC

 

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted 

through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc., (IAPWS), to 

recruit and hire qualified individuals for Malaria Technical & Communication Advisor, 

Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development.  The 

Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition Division (HIDN) of USAID's Bureau for 

Global Health is charged with the technical leadership for and management of programs 

in infectious diseases including tuberculosis, malaria, and neglected tropical diseases; 

maternal and child health; nutrition; and health systems strengthening. The Office seeks 

a Malaria Technical and Communication Advisor to focus primarily on malaria and 

provide technical guidance and communication liaison support to the President's 

Malaria Initiative (PMI).  ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Malaria Technical 

and Communications Advisor position has a 75%-100% level of effort based in 

Washington, DC in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Office of Health Infectious 

Diseases and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health at USAID.  The Advisor has 

responsibility to ensure the coordination and development of the PMI Annual Report to 

Congress and reflects the Initiative's core management principles of transparency and 

accountability.  The following are the major responsibilities of the position: Malaria 

Technical Information and Communications (70%): Lead the PMI Annual Report to 

Congress process, including coordination and development of the report to accurately 

document PMI's progress, achievements and outputs, including writing/ editing sections 

of the report content and chapters; Manage technical information and data collection 

from all PMI countries to inform the annual report as well as the PMI information 

management system and liaise with interagency partners and stakeholders in the 

process, including PMI country teams. Develop data collection tools, analyze 

information, present country results and inform on policy issues; Coordinate the PMI 

response, in collaboration with the HIDN Communication Lead, to Congressional, 

Agency and public inquiries on PMI and USAID malaria programs.  Review and 

coordinate to ensure PMI publications and communication materials are technically 

sound, accurate and reflect PMI technical approaches and strategies; Assist with 

developing PMI presentations, briefers, speeches, etc. for PMI Coordinator, Deputy 

Coordinator and senior staff for relevant PMI and malaria technical and 

communications content; and Disseminate relevant technical and program information 

and communications to PMI Coordinator, Deputy Coordinator, and program staff as 

appropriate.  Documentation and Reporting (15%): Keep abreast of new developments 

and emerging issues in malaria that affect USAID's technical priorities via literature 

review, attendance at technical meetings and workshops, and participation in relevant 

training events.  Formulate recommendations for the malaria team's responses to these 

developments and share with colleagues, bureau leadership, and missions.  Work with 

and provide technical and analytical support to the PMI interagency M&E team, 

assisting with the writing, editing and technical input of the M&E impact series reports.  

Country Support (15%): As needed, provide technical and backstopping support to one 

of the PMI focus countries to assist with annual malaria operational planning and 

implementation of activities.  REQUIREMENTS: The contractor must have: Master's 

degree in either public health, international health, international relations, social 

sciences, or related degree.  Prefer ten years' experience in designing, implementing, 

and managing malaria and/or other health programs in developing countries, preferably 

in Africa.  Thorough working knowledge and demonstrated experience managing, 

editing and writing program reports or journal articles of a programmatic, technical or 

scientific nature.  Demonstrated technical leadership, policy experience, and problem 

solving skills working on complex projects in a highly sensitive environment required.  

Knowledge of USAID programs, procedures, and systems for program design, 

procurement, logistics, management and monitoring.  Excellent leadership, 

communications and interpersonal skills to work effectively with a broad range of USG 

personnel and international partners. Demonstrated ability to work in a team 

environment and to communicate technical health and policy information to both health 

and non-health audiences.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and 

proven ability to communicate quickly, clearly and concisely - both verbally and in 

writing in English.  Good working knowledge of French is highly desirable.  Computer 

skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Access.  Willingness and ability 

to travel internationally.  U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency (i.e., green card 

holder) required.  This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve 

the right to make no selection or award.  CAMRIS International and IAP World 

Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.  TO APPLY: 

Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com.  CAMRIS and IAP are Equal 

Opportunity Employers EOE M/F/D/V

 

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RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS AND DISSEMINATION (C&D) 

SPECIALIST/WRITER

ROCKVILLE, MD

 

NOVA Research Company has an immediate need for a Research Communications and 

Dissemination (C&D) Specialist/ Writer to work onsite at the National Cancer Institute 

in Rockville, Maryland.  Duties will include writing and preparing fact sheets, feature 

articles, brochures, audiovisual presentations, talking points and other materials 

intended to convey cancer health disparities research to a broad range of diverse 

audiences. Web-based communications and science writing experience also desired.  

REQUIRES: Bachelor¹s degree required; Master's preferred.  Excellent written 

communication skills, including ability to independently compose communications 

using appropriate tone, grammar, and language that are clear concise, persuasive, and 

consistent with C&D policies and programs.  Excellent verbal communication skills, 

including the ability to effectively and persuasively communicate with individuals, and 

the ability to listen effectively.  Proficiency using advanced functions of Microsoft and 

social media applications.  Experience designing and formatting print and other 

communications for mass distribution.  Ability to work in harmony with a highly skilled 

team.  TO APPLY: Please email cover letter and resume to: jobs at novaresearch.com; 

Fax: (301) 951-7249. EOE/AA employer www.novaresearch.com.

 

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CSO ADVOCACY SPECIALIST

N'DJAMENA, CHAD

 

MSI is seeking a CSO Advocacy Specialist in Chad.  MSI expects the consultant to 

develop and deliver training workshops to CSOs in Chad designed to strengthen their 

advocacy skills. The workshops will train the participants on advocacy methodology, 

tools and strategies, allowing them to build on their experiences and local context 

knowledge to successfully implement grants. In addition, the consultant will train the 

beneficiaries on the identification of issues/ problems, relevant stakeholders and 

appropriate advocacy tools and strategies that should be used to address the identified 

problems. The participants will also learn about a range of standard and non-standard 

advocacy/ social partnership strategies, including for example, using the media; letter 

writing; lobbying decision-makers; educating the public through public awareness 

campaigns; organizing constituency groups, public events and competitions; conducting 

research; building coalitions and creating networks with other group, among others.  

REQUIRES: 5-8 years' experience in Civil Society training and capacity building, 

especially in advocacy development and public procurement, revenue monitoring and 

natural resource management along EITI conventions.  5-8 years' experience with 

training design, delivery and facilitation.  Fluency in English and French.  Experience 

working in Francophone Africa.  Ability to travel.  Trainings will take place in 

N'Djamena, Chad. Preparation can be done remotely. Period of performance will be 

during October 2011. The total Level of Effort should not exceed more than 30 days, 

with a total of 12 days in the field.  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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TVET TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

INDONESIA

 

MTC International Development is seeking long-term or short-term Workforce/ 

Vocational Specialist for an anticipated program in Indonesia.  The Workforce/ 

Vocational Specialist will be responsible for overseeing the development of work 

related programs and training.  Such workforce-related experience to include: curricula 

development for work-based training; teacher training; facilities upgrades; development 

of national skills standards; conducting gaps or labor market analyses; conducting large 

scale work experience programs; developing demand-driven workforce programs in 

partnership with employers; familiarity with vocational and employability skills 

development. S/he will work in close collaboration with national and local level 

government counterparts focusing on labor systems or workforce development, as well 

as relevant local organizations.  The successful candidate will also be familiar with 

SMEs, entrepreneurial programs and creative approaches to workforce development.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, Master's and PhD degrees are preferred, and 

at least 5 years of experience working on education/ training and/or workforce projects 

outside of the U.S.  Extensive experience working in Indonesia is a plus.  Experience as 

a team member or consultant for technical vocational projects or workforce 

development projects in a developing, or transitioning country.  This should include 

experience in a variety of labor market environments, such as: construction, textiles, 

agriculture and food processing, computer operations, tailoring, electronics, automobile 

and truck repair, hospitality/ food service, or tourism.  Excellent communication skills, 

both written and oral, and be able to work under pressure with limited guidance.  

Experience with donor-funded programs; USAID or Millennium Challenge Corporation 

experience preferred.  TO APPLY: Interested parties may apply online at:  

www.mtctrains.com/employment-opportunities.  Only applicants that include a resume 

or CV shall be considered.  Position closes on October 31, 2011

 

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OUTREACH COORDINATOR

IRAQ

 

MSI is seeking an NPM Outreach Coordinator who will strengthen the communication 

and outreach capabilities of the Iraqi Prime Minister's Office and the Council Minister 

Secretariat.  S/he will work closely with Iraqi counterparts to build staff capacity, and 

will report to the Team Leader, National Policy.  Responsibilities: Strengthen the 

communication and outreach capabilities of the Prime Minister's Office and the Council 

of Ministers, and the Presidency Office in carrying out their responsibilities in 

developing national policies; Organize focus groups discussions with universities, 

businesses, media and NGOs regarding their role in national policy formulation; 

Organize roundtable discussions between official policy drafters from central and 

provincial governments and non-official actors regarding national policy formulation; 

Develop a network of domestic resources for policy analysis and research via 

universities, private sector, and MOP's COSIT; Communicate IDSC's standard 

operating procedures (SOP) to provinces in reviewing NDP projects being 

implemented, and assist organizing meetings between PM and governors as required by 

Article 45 of Law 21 of 2008; Other tasks as requested by the Team Leader for National 

Policy Management.  QUALIFICATIONS: Substantial communications experience, 

preferably with experience developing communications strategies for government.  

Strong capacity building orientation and experience training local counterparts in 

communications strategies and methods.  Degree in communications, public 

administration or other related field preferred.  Knowledge of Arabic and/or previous 

work experience in Iraq desired.  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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CHIEF OF PARTY

KAMPALA, UGANDA

 

Creative Associates is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that 

specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic 

transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Creative seeks qualified 

candidates for Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming early grade literacy, health 

education and Education Systems project in Uganda.  REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 

a Master's degree in education or related field; Minimum of 10 years' experience in 

implementing and managing education improvement programs in developing countries; 

Familiarity with USAID policies and procedures.  TO APPLY: Please apply online at 

http://www.creativeassociatesinternational.com.  Please submit all electronic 

submissions by 10/10/11.  No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.  If 

you experience any technical difficulties during the application process, please send an 

email to recruitment at creativedc.com.  Creative Associates International is an Equal 

Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/V/D

 

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

ASHGABAT, TURKMENISTAN WITH FREQUENT TRAVEL TO KAZAKHSTAN

 

IREX seeks applicants for the position of Program Director for a portfolio of USAID- 

and private-donor-funded technology for development programs in Central Asia. These 

programs provide educators and students with ICT access and training, professional 

networking opportunities, pedagogical support and direction, and technical assistance. 

The programs serve as a platform for conceiving and implementing innovative 

approaches to institutional challenges through the use of ICTs.  Candidates must be well 

organized, able to work independently, skilled at handling multiple tasks, able to meet 

deadlines, work in stressful situations, and willing to travel within Central Asia.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree or equivalent experience in development studies, 

public administration, education or Eurasian studies.  At least four years' experience 

working in international development, including significant experience working on 

USAID programs.  Strong program and fiscal management and leadership experience.  

Prior work experience in development programs in the former Soviet Union and 

familiarity with the educational system.  Excellent interpersonal and organizational 

skills.  Fluency in English and Russian required.  TO APPLY: Go to 

http://www.irex.org/careers and click on Current Openings.  Then click on the 

corresponding position and apply through our website.  Please supply a resume and a 

cover letter with your application.  No phone calls please.  EOE 

 

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DIRECTOR, SPECIAL INITIATIVES / DIRECTOR, LUTHERAN MALARIA 

INITIATIVE

BALTIMORE, MD

 

Lutheran World Relief has posted an opening for a Director, Special Initiatives in 

Baltimore.  This position would be responsible for the management, partner relations, 

systems coordination and decision making related to the day-to-day operations and 

activity benchmarks of the Special Initiatives effort (LMI) at an operations director 

level.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree required.  Master's degree in business/ leadership/ 

management related field preferred.  At least 4 years higher level management 

experience in a closely related field.  Proven success in managing fundraising 

campaigns and/or constituent engagement.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and 

constituent management related software.  For more information and to apply visit 

www.lwr.org/jobs/index.asp

 

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MANAGER OF CORPORATE AND FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIPS

MONTPELIER, VT

 

The Institute for Sustainable Communities has posted an opening for a Manager of 

Corporate and Foundation Partnerships responsible for staffing the Corporate & 

Foundation Relations program. The Manager's duties include preparation of proposals 

and reports, prospect management, research, and strategic and operational planning 

within the institutional advancement department.  REQUIRES: Undergraduate degree in 

a relevant field.  Three to five years demonstrated successful experience and 

effectiveness in corporate and foundation fundraising including research, relationship 

building, grant writing, and budgets.  Computer proficiency, including use of 

fundraising database management systems.  Superior writing and editing skills and 

verbal communication.  For more information and to apply visit 

www.iscvt.org/who_we_are/jobs/

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

WASHINGTON, DC

 

World Resources Institute has posted an opening for a dynamic, highly motivated 

person to join the Development team as Program Coordinator for Individual Giving. 

This position will play a critical role in helping to meet WRI's annual unrestricted 

fundraising goal by developing, implementing, and growing WRI's individual giving 

program - including direct mail, online fundraising, Combined Federal Campaign, and 

managing the stewardship and acknowledgement process for all individual donors.  

REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree and 2-3 years of fundraising experience (ideally within 

an individual giving program.  Outstanding verbal and written English language skills.  

For more information and to apply visit www.wri.org/jobs.

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

 

The ABA Rule of Law Initiative has posted an opening for a Program Manager who 

manages programs in Papua New Guinea; responsible for program and business 

development including writing grant proposals and making new donor contacts; makes 

field-based visits to assess programs and manage funder relations.   REQUIRES: 

Bachelor's Degree from four-year College or University. Management and/or 

supervisory experience, preferably in an association or non-profit setting to include 

analytical problem solving ability, and programmatic and policy development; some 

research and writing skills, substantive budgeting experience; meeting planning 

experience a must; fundraising experience is preferred. A Bachelor's degree and 4 years 

work experience is required.  For more information and to apply visit 

http://www.abanet.org/rol/opportunities/ opportunities-home.shtml

 

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COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

BOSTON, MA

 

ACCION has posted an opening for a Communications Specialist who will support 

external marketing and communications by managing offline marketing channels and 

contributing to the overall marketing strategy of the organization.  REQUIRES: 

Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or 

related field.  Talented and experienced copy writer and editor, with acute attention to 

detail and proven ability to write for broad audiences.  Five to seven years of relevant 

work experience.  For more information and to apply visit www.jobs-

accion.icims.com/jobs/intro.  Vacancy no: 2011-1262.

 

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FUNDRAISING OFFICER 

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks a Fundraising Officer (P-3) in Vienna.  As a 

team member led by the Head of the PPO, the Fundraising Officer contributes 

knowledge and professional skills to the management and good stewardship of current 

PACT donors using a donor database, research and identification of new prospective 

donors, preparation of supporting materials for fundraising packages, and the drafting 

and development of joint fundraising proposals for PACT Model Demonstration Sites 

(PMDS), regional cancer training networks, and other PACT priority programmes and 

operational needs.  REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in public/ business 

administration, international development or management.  Minimum of five years of 

experience in fundraising, preferably in the UN system, international NGO or another 

international setting related to development and/or human health.  Demonstrated 

experience in programme/ project design, proposal writing for institutional donors, 

project monitoring and implementation, report writing and submission to donors.  

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.  Closing date: 10/4/11.  Vacancy no: 2011/097

 

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COMMUNICATION & RESOURCE MOBILIZATION OFFICER

AFRICA

 

The African Development Bank has posted an opening for a Communication & 

Resource Mobilization Officer (PL-5/PL-4) in Africa.  Duties: Review the AWF 

communication plan.  Implement or supervise the implementation of communication 

tools: newsletter, leaflets, booklets, posters, films, etc., ensuring AWF corporate 

identity.  Update and develop AWF website, including writing, editing and content 

management.  REQUIRES: A minimum of a Master's degree in communication or any 

related field.  At least 5 (PL-5) or 6 (PL-4) years of professional working experience in 

a related field of work (e.g., communication, fund raising).  Extensive experience 

interacting with bilateral and multilateral donors.  Excellent written and verbal 

communications skills in English and/or French with a working knowledge of the other.  

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: 9/23/11.  Vacancy no: ADB/11/TA011

 

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*SENIOR TECHNICAL WRITER (CONSULTANT)

SINGAPORE

 

Central Asia Development Group is seeking a Senior Technical Writer for a full-time/ 

contract position based in Singapore. A leading engineering and development group, 

Central Asia Development Group (CADG) is committed to driving lasting change in 

some of the most volatile regions in the world. CADG specializes in international 

development services, aid management, agricultural project development, large-scale 

civil and ground works engineering, and land and air transportation services to enrich 

the lives of local communities. Duties:  Serve as Technical Team Leader on CADG's 

Proposal Development Team, providing strategic technical guidance on overall proposal 

design and presentation, with an eye toward being technically competitive and adding 

value to the donor.  Reviewing RFAs/RFPs to understand technical requirements and 

donor expectations.  Lead the technical input. Working with the Proposal Development 

Team, Finance Technical Staff and Consultants to ensure proposals are developed in 

accordance with CADG's quality standards. Reviewing and editing the final technical 

proposal. Required QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate has previous experience 

working as a technical lead for writing RFPs for USAID, DFID or equivalent.  

Advanced degree preferably in international in Economics and/or development-related 

field of study.  Strong knowledge of and experience with large USAID programs related 

to stabilization, community development and/or social behavioural change 

communication in fragile economies. Minimum of 10 years experience in relevant work 

experience: technical strategy design and proposal writing/ editing preferably with a 

technical specialization in stabilization, community development and/or social 

behavioural change communication in developing countries. Strong technical writing, 

reviewing and editing skills with experience in Africa, Afghanistan/ Pakistan, Middle 

East programs preferred.  Track record of successful proposal writing for USAID and/or 

USG-funded programs.  Solid writing and oral communication skills.  Ability to work 

well under pressure in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and multiple 

deadlines. To apply, please submit applications to hr at central-asia.net.  Thank you.

 

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*WRITER/EDITOR 

CHAPEL HILL, NC

IntraHealth International currently seeks a writer/ editor to join its communications 

team. A successful candidate will bring a commitment to sharp, polished writing and 

keeping deadlines; versatility in writing and editing for different audiences; and 

experience or a strong interest in international health work. S/he will also possess a 

driving intellectual curiosity, a desire to learn, a sense of narrative and news-worthiness, 

and will be a team player with a solid work ethic. Ideally, s/he would be a self-starter 

and a problem-solver with a critical eye, who can give and receive constructive 

feedback and appreciate the stronger product that can come out of an iterative process 

of drafting and redrafting.  This position is responsible for researching, writing, editing, 

copyediting, and proofing text for the organization's website and blog as well as other 

communications products, as needed. This position will work with other teams, 

including program managers, to create text that captures and promotes the 

organization's news and successes, particularly related to its programs abroad. Over 

time, this position will be expected to become increasingly well-versed and engaged in 

the IntraHealth's technical areas and country activities.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's 

Degree in a related field, journalism preferred or four years of experience or an 

equivalent combination of education and experience.  Excellent writing skills including 

experience with writing web content.  Experience editing and copyediting preferred but 

a willingness to learn also a plus.  Ability to meet deadlines a must.  Experience or 

strong interest in international development a plus.  Strong organizational skills and 

attention to detail.  Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, 

familiarity with PDF/Adobe Acrobat Professional.  Can handle occasional stress and 

occasional long hours.  Ability to work effectively in a team-based structure.  French 

and/or Spanish language skills a plus.  This is a position with IntraHealth International 

in Chapel Hill, NC.  TO APPLY: For immediate consideration, please apply by visiting 

https://www6.ultirecruit.com/INT1028/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=267. 

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MERCY CORPS

 

Mercy Corps has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and 

to apply please go online to www.mercycorps.org/jobs

 

*DONOR RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE - RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

PORTLAND, OR

 

The Donor Relations Representative provides compassionate, personal and timely 

customer service to Mercy Corps donors, promoting donor loyalty and generating 

fundraising revenue.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent in a 

related field.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite in general.  At least 1 year 

experience with customer service, hospitality or inbound/ outbound call centers.  At 

least 1 year experience responding to customer complaints.  Vacancy no: 217686-927 

 

*GLOBAL ENVISION PROGRAM MANAGER

PORTLAND, OR

 

The Global Envision Program Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Global 

Envision website and internship program.  REQUIRES: 3+ years' experience/ 

background in international development, economics or related activity.  Staff 

management experience desired.  Experience in online marketing, online production or 

related activity.  Strong program management skills including budget development and 

management.  Vacancy no: 217661-927 

 

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*DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

WASHINGTON, DC

 

The National Democratic Institute has posted an opening for a Development Manager 

who will coordinate and implement major fundraising campaigns and activities with the 

goal of building the Institute's unrestricted assets. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree 

required; advanced degree preferred.  Eight (8) years overall experience required with a 

minimum of five (5) years of progressive work experience in political fundraising, 

public relations, non-profit management or related field, with particular experience 

working for international organizations, and a minimum of three (3) years of direct 

management experience, with demonstrated leadership ability.  Demonstrated 

experience in successful fundraising, including experience in annual giving and event 

planning.  For more information and to apply visit www.ndi.org/current_openings.  

Vacancy no: 217248-851 

 

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MANAGEMENT SCIENCES FOR HEALTH

 

Management Sciences for Health has posted openings for the following positions. For 

more information and to apply please go online to www.msh.org/careers/index.cfm

 

*BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

US

 

The Business Development Manager plays a key role in all aspects of new business 

acquisition at MSH.  REQUIRES: Master's degree with significant experience in public 

health, health care management, international development, or public policy. 

Experience in managing the development of technical proposals to funding agencies 

active in international development, preferably in international health.  Ideally 

significant work experience in one or more developing countries.  Excellent 

interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to manage proposal processes and team 

relationships to ensure effective collaboration by various contributors to the process, 

including contributors from multiple offices/ units of the organization.  Vacancy no: 12-

4229.

 

*ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

CAMBRIDGE, MA

 

The Online Communications Associate contributes to the development and 

implementation of MSH's communications strategy.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or 

equivalent professional work experience in communications, marketing, or similar field.  

Minimum 2 years' experience.  Experience working in International Development, 

Global Public Health or related non-profit sector.  Strong writing, copyediting, and 

formatting skills required.  Vacancy no: 11-4172

 

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*SENIOR MEDIA OFFICER - BROADCAST AND AUDIOVISUAL SERVICES 

(RECRUITMENT MISSION TO TUNISIA, SENEGAL, GHANA, NIGERIA, 

KENYA, ZAMBIA AND SOUTH AFRICA)

 

The International Monetary Fund is planning a Global Recruitment Mission to Tunisia, 

Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia and South Africa during the month of October 

2011.  The International Monetary Fund is looking to hire an experienced and highly 

motivated individual to manage its growing broadcast and audio visual services team. 

The position requires an individual capable of managing and leading a diverse group of 

staff responsible for providing live and prerecorded broadcast television programming, 

feature video news stories, still imaging news photography, and facilities audio visual 

services.  TO APPLY: Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to apply online 

at https://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/db/index.htm.  Job Number: 1100648.

 

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*INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE TRAINING CONSULTANT

PRISTINA, CS

 

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe is seeking an International 

Language Training Consultant in Pristina.  The OSCE Mission in Kosovo will 

implement a project aimed at enhancing the language, interpretation and translation 

skills of local-level public service interpreters/ translators in Kosovo.  Consultants in the 

field (an international consultant and two local consultants) will train local level public 

service interpreters/ translators in topics that include, but not exclusive of, interpretation 

skills and techniques, grammar and special terminology used in their daily work.  

REQUIRES: Advanced university degree, preferably to PhD level, in language 

interpretation/ translation skills and techniques.  Between 5 and 10 years of 

demonstrable professional experience of expertise and experience teaching 

interpretation and translation.  Fluency in English; knowledge of Serbian and/or 

Albanian would be considered as an asset.  Experience of workshop facilitation.  TO 

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

date: 9/12/11.  Vacancy no: VNKOSC01249.

 

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*ASSISTANT PROGRAMME SPECIALIST 

PARIS, FRANCE

 

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

Assistant Programme Specialist (P-1/P-2) in Paris.  The incumbent will assist and serve 

in the global coordination of EFA. He/She will contribute to the collaboration and 

building partnerships with key EFA stakeholders, including the private sector and civil 

society. This involves contributing to analytical and strategic work on how to strengthen 

the efficiency of these partnerships.  REQUIRES: Advanced university degree 

(Master's degree or equivalent) in education, social sciences, international relations or 

related fields.  2 to 4 years of professional experience in the field of education, of which 

preferably one year acquired at the international level.  Very good knowledge of the 

international development agenda, particularly in the field of Education for All (EFA). 

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

following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment.  Closing date: 10/17/11.  

Vacancy no: ED-651 

 

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*COORDINATOR, MAJOR GIFTS

WESTPORT, CT

 

Save the Children is seeking a Coordinator, Major Gifts in Westport.  Reporting to the 

Senior Director of Major Gifts, the Coordinator will support the Major Gifts fundraising 

staff, coordinate fundraising logistics, help to execute MG strategic initiatives and 

operational activities, collaborate with the Performance Management team to manage 

budgets and utilize best operational practices to ensure fundraising, marketing and all 

administrative efforts run effectively.  Responsibilities: Support Major Gift fundraisers 

to ensure high team performance and efficient interdepartmental collaboration; Work 

with the Director of Councils to ensure Council events and logistics are well supported; 

Responsible for pipeline and budget reporting for Major Gifts; Assist with budget 

forecasts; Assist in the execution of Major Gift Logistics and operations; Administrative 

tasks, meetings and retreats, travel plans, emergency fundraising coordination; 

Assignments for Major Gifts department as needed.  REQUIREMENTS: BA required. 

2-3 years' work experience preferred in fundraising department or non-profit experience 

a plus.  Experienced user of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).  

Knowledge of Raiser's Edge a plus.  Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal 

communication skills.  Ability to work in cross cultural environment.  Independent 

problem-solver and decision maker.  Excellent organizational and time management 

skills.  Ability to work under pressure and multi task.  Employee Type: Full time.  Save 

the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs 

in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in 

the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their 

lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In 2010, we 

improved the lives of over 64 million children in need in the United States and around 

the world. Our goal is to reach more than 74 million children annually by the year 2012. 

 Join our dedicated and diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.  

Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive 

salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an 

employee assistance program, generous time off and much more.  We are an equal 

opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, 

Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.  TO APPLY: Apply online: 

www.savethechildren.org

 

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*DIRECTOR, NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, PROPOSAL PRICING

WASHINGTON, DC

 

Save the Children is seeking a Director, New Business Development, Proposal Pricing 

in Washington, DC.  This position provides functional assistance and leadership in the 

cost and pricing area of new business development, assisting Save the Children to 

secure large-scale, multi-million dollar grant and contract funding from USAID and 

other public institutional donors. The Director leads the development of the proposal 

team's costing strategy for specific proposal initiatives and oversees all aspects of cost 

proposal development, including analysis and oversight of partner budgets.  

Responsibilities: Assist Country offices in pursuing new funding opportunities by 

serving as the cost and business proposal lead on proposal terms; Develop cost pricing 

strategy; Analyze cost data; Review partner budgets and negotiate cost matters; Comply 

with donor requirements; Develop budgets; Strengthen capacity of Country and 

Technical office staff to develop business proposals; develop training materials and 

deliver trainings on specific cost proposal elements.  REQUIREMENTS: BA and 

minimum 8-10 years' experience with non-profit organizations, preferably international 

non-profits.  6-8 years' experience in preparing cost/ business proposals with different 

cost-pricing structures.  Experience managing USAID grant and contract solicitations.  

Master's degree and fluency in a second language such as French or Spanish preferred.  

Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in Excel.  Knowledge of OMB circulars, FAR 

and AIDAR.  Well organized, able to multi-task.  Strong quantitative skills; Detail 

oriented.  Able to work under pressure, team player, excellent communication skills, 

excellent writing skills.  Employee Type: Full time.  Save the Children is the leading 

independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, 

including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats 

children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their 

health, education and economic opportunities. In 2010, we improved the lives of over 

64 million children in need in the United States and around the world. Our goal is to 

reach more than 74 million children annually by the year 2012.  Join our dedicated and 

diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.  Save the Children 

provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching 

retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance 

program, generous time off and much more.  We are an equal opportunity organization 

dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and 

Integrity.  TO APPLY: Apply online: www.savethechildren.org

 

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*SHORT TERM TECHNICAL EXPERT

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

 

Chemonics seeks short-term experts in human and institutional capacity development, 

organizational assessment, team-building, and performance monitoring systems to 

provide consulting services for anticipated USAID Human and Institutional Capacity 

Development projects in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, and Sudan (as well as non- 

Critical Priority Countries). We seek development professionals equipped with strong 

training experience to assist in improving the organizational effectiveness of USAID 

partner organizations including host-country institutions. We are looking for individuals 

who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in international development, organizational 

development, or relevant field; Minimum five years of professional experience working 

on USAID capacity development programs working in complex and dynamic work 

environments; Experience interacting with senior government officials in politically 

sensitive environments; Experience working with diverse organizations conducting 

performance assessments and monitoring based on the Performance Improvement (PI) 

model; Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) or Certified Professional in Learning 

and Performance (CPLP) preferred; Experience working in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, 

or Sudan or similar environment; Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity; 

Fluency in English required; other relevant foreign language ability strongly preferred.  

TO APPLY: Send electronic submissions to HICD at chemonics.com by September 30, 

2011. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.  

 

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*CHIEF OF PARTY

ETHIOPIA

 

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the five-year, USAID-funded Reading for 

Ethiopia's Achievement Developed (READ) Technical Assistance project. READ, in 

collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Regional State Education Bureaus, and 

Colleges of Teacher Education and universities, will develop reading and writing 

curriculum and training materials that focus on eight main local languages and English 

for primary classrooms (grades 1-8).  The project aims to increase achievements in 

education excellence and improve access to quality education. Responsibilities include: 

Provide overall technical direction and management oversight of project activities and 

operations, including project work planning and performance management; Serve as the 

key project liaison with USAID, project partners and stakeholders, and other donors and 

project implementers; Provide technical assistance to partners, including the Ministry of 

Education, Regional State Education Bureaus, Colleges of Teacher Education, and 

partner universities; Ensure compliance with contractual obligations, project 

performance, and results reporting; Travel to various regions in Ethiopia.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced graduate degree in psychology, education, or related 

fields preferred, but not required.  Minimum 10 years of experience in the successful 

implementation of primary education programs including reading, writing, curriculum 

development, and capacity building.  Several years of experience in multiple 

international contexts preferred.  Proven leadership and ability to lead capacity 

development and primary education programs across institutions in international 

contexts, and to develop vision among diverse partners and multidisciplinary teams.  

Experience administering similar international donor technical assistance projects, 

including demonstrated skills and success in strategic planning, management, 

supervision, and budgeting.  Experience with language technology, community-based 

campaigns, and co-curricular activities preferred.  Knowledge of Ethiopian primary 

education challenges, opportunities, and issues preferred.  Fluency in English and strong 

interpersonal and communication skills required.  TO APPLY: Please send resume and 

cover letter to EthiopiaEdCOP at chemonics.com no later than September 16, 2011.  No 

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*COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION DIRECTOR

WASHINGTON, DC

 

IFPRI (www.ifpri.org) seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty in developing countries. It carries 

out research, capacity strengthening, and policy communications to develop those solutions and catalyze policy 

action. We are currently seeking a Division Director for our Communications Division. The successful candidate will 

provide intellectual and managerial leadership to a professional team handling various aspects of the 

communications function and will develop, refine, and enhance the implementation of IFPRI's overall 

communications strategy.  DUTIES: Develop, implement, and monitor Institute-wide effective and innovative 

communications strategies to increase the impact of IFPRI's research on reducing hunger and poverty.  Closely 

follow external environment with regard to significant policy issues/ trends to develop appropriate communications 

solutions that support IFPRI's mission.  Work with project leaders and external stakeholders to define and 

coordinate unified project and region-specific communications strategies and activities.  Coordinate with the CGIAR 

on mutual and relevant communications activities.  REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Master's degree in Communications or 

relevant field.  Minimum 7 years relevant experience managing an organization's overall communications function.  

Demonstrated communications and marketing expertise with significant professional writing and editing 

experience.  Strong leadership and management skills.  Demonstrated ability in coaching senior leaders to become 

effective spokespeople.  Experience developing innovative approaches.  Ability to travel several times per year.  

IFPRI is an equal-opportunity organization and believes that the diversity of its staff contributes to its excellence. 

Applications from women and developing-country professionals are encouraged.  TO APPLY: www.ifpri.org click 

"Careers" - "Research Positions" - "Position #11-184, Communications Division Director, COM" Please complete the 

online application, including a complete curriculum vitae and three references. 

 

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*COUNTRY DIRECTOR

CAUCASUS

 

Internews Network is seeking a Country Director candidate for one of its offices in the 

Caucasus to manage Internews' media development portfolio. The Country Director 

will be hired on a full-time basis and will be based in the Caucasus.  The Country 

Director will be responsible for overseeing the overall portfolio implementation and 

management.  QUALIFICATIONS: Fluency in English and Russian and/or Central 

Asian language.  Computer literacy in both English and Russian and/or Central Asian 

language.  Experience working in region.  Experience writing & reporting for grants 

(especially USAID).  Aptitude with mechanical and electronic equipment.  Journalism 

education or experience.  Experience managing an office with 4 to 10 people.  Some 

accounting experience.  Relevant university degree.  TO APPLY: Interested candidates 

meeting the qualifications should forward a cover letter and resume to 876-in(at) 

internews (dot) org (re-write in standard format), placing "CD-CAU-IN" in the subject 

line. EOE M/F/D/V

 

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*JUDICIAL TRAINING PROGRAM MANAGER

SRI LANKA 

 

MSI is seeking an experienced Program Manager to be responsible for the overall 

development and implementation of the judicial training component of this project.  

Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the Judicial Training Program Manager will 

be responsible for assisting in the design and implementation of pre-service and 

continuing education judicial training programs, in partnership with the Sri Lanka 

Judicial Training Institute and Ministry of Justice.  S/he will work closely with the 

Chief of Party and the Sri Lanka Judicial Training Institute to assess training needs and 

effectiveness, identify gaps and deficiencies in the current training programs, develop 

modern and interactive course curricula and teaching methodologies, as well as create 

mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the judicial training 

programs being implemented.  REQUIRES: Degree in law required.  Minimum of 10+ 

years of work experience in the rule of law/ justice sector preferred.  Experience 

designing and/or conducting training programs for judges is required.  Demonstrated 

experience in utilizing interactive and Train-the-Trainer teaching methodologies.  

Experience developing and implementing donor-funded technical legal assistance 

projects in judicial reform is ideal.  Experience working in the justice sector with 

government officials, judicial institutions and judges in Sri Lanka is preferred.  Fluency 

in Sinhala or Tamil.  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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*OUTREACH MANAGER, JUDICIAL TRAINING PROJECT

SRI LANKA

 

MSI is seeking an Outreach Manager in Sri Lanka.  Under the supervision of the Chief 

of Party, the Outreach Manager will be responsible for the project communications 

strategy and the development of project outreach materials.  S/he will also work closely 

with the Judicial Services Commission and Judicial Training Institute to develop 

organizational publications and information distribution mechanisms, as well as work 

with the Legal Aid Commission to develop their outreach strategy.  REQUIRES: 

Degree in journalism, communications or related field preferred.  5+ years' experience 

in journalism, public relations/outreach, or media programming.  Experience in creating 

and producing outreach, promotional and publicity materials.  Demonstrated experience 

designing and maintaining organizational and/or project websites.  Excellent writing 

skills; prior report writing experience preferred.  Ability to multi-task and be 

responsible for media-related events and program-related outreach products.  Prior 

experience on USAID-funded projects, including knowledge of USAID marking and 

branding regulations preferred.  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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*MANAGER, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

WASHINGTON, DC

 

Futures Group International has posted an opening for a Manager of Corporate 

Communications who is responsible for running the Corporate Communications 

department, including internal and external communications.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's 

degree required; Master's degree preferred or an equivalent combination of education, 

training and expertise.  Individual must be a strong communicator, have excellent 

written, presentation, oral communications and interpersonal skills.  Individual must be 

able to think creatively and strategically, have excellent judgment, be responsive, work 

quickly and resourcefully, plus be able to work in a challenging and changing 

environment.  For more information and to apply visit www.futuresgroup.com (click on 

Careers).  Vacancy no: CEO072011

 

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*SENIOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

WASHINGTON, DC

 

International Medical Corps has posted an opening for a Senior Program Development 

Officer in Washington, DC.  Duties: Supports strategic planning processes for 

organizational growth; Analyzes US Government and other institutional donor 

solicitations and makes strategic recommendations to the PD Team and the 

organization.  REQUIRES: Ability to travel 25% to write proposals as part of proposal 

response team.  Experience in designing and writing winning programs and proposals to 

various USG donors or Foundations.  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".  Vacancy no: 11-338.

 

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IRC

 

The International Rescue Committee has posted openings for the following positions. 

For more information and to apply please go online to www.ircjobs.org.  

 

*WRITER/ SENIOR MESSAGING OFFICER

NEW YORK, NY

 

The Senior Writer, External Relations, will be responsible for articulating, 

strengthening and managing IRC's brand to build visibility, engage new audiences, and 

deepen donor loyalty.  REQUIRES: College/ University degree in advertising, creative 

writing, communications or relevant discipline; MA preferred.  Minimum 8 years' 

professional experience writing for multiple channels and editorial formats: print, video, 

online; excellent interviewing, research, reporting and writing skills; samples required.

 

*TECHNICAL WRITER CONSULTANT

NEW YORK, NY

 

The Technical Writer will prepare regular (at least weekly) status reports, and work 

closely with the Deputy Vice President of International Programs on project 

management timelines and deliverables.  REQUIRES: 5+ years of experience in writing 

technical documentation for complex software applications.  Business process analysis 

skills and experience.  Proven track record of extracting information from technical 

subject matter experts and system specifications and translating that information for 

various end users.

 

*SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR DIGITAL MARKETING

NEW YORK, NY

 

The International Rescue Committee, a global humanitarian aid organization, has posted 

an opening for an experienced manager of a complex digital operation to supervise and 

grow their digital initiatives. The primary responsibility is the rescue.org website and 

related initiatives including the fromharmtohome.org site, the iRescue site and IRC's 

nascent but growing mobile presence.  REQUIRES: Experience in managing technical 

and creative teams.  Experience managing a complex digital operation.  Experience with 

online fundraising or commerce.  Experience in digital media and/or online advocacy a 

definite plus.

 

*RESEARCH ANALYST

NEW YORK, NY

 

The Research Analyst is responsible for providing senior staff, board directors, strategic 

marketing staff, communications staff, front-line fundraising units, and US Programs 

offices with high-quality donor research, quantitative and qualitative analysis, 

marketing research, and strategic input for board committee meetings, donor meetings, 

donor cultivation, events, and strategy planning.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree; 

Master's degree is a plus.  2-3 years' work experience with prospect/ donor research in 

the non-profit fundraising field OR 2-3 years of related work experience (background in 

legal/ financial research or library science may be a suitable substitute).  

 

*FINANCIAL EDUCATION SPECIALIST

TUCSON, AZ

 

The Financial Education Specialist organizes and provides group and individual training 

opportunities to help refugees learn the basics of managing personal and family 

finances, building and protecting financial assets, and planning for the future.  

REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; Demonstrated skills in 

teaching or training; Previous experience as a volunteer; Experience training and 

supervising volunteers is a plus.

 

*EMAIL/ ONLINE DATABASE MANAGER

NEW YORK, NY

 

The Email/ Online Database Manager is responsible for managing the External 

Relations department's email list generation, logistics and delivery/ testing of email 

communications, and email and other online reporting.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree 

and minimum 3 years of internet related work experience, preferably in online 

fundraising, advocacy or marketing.  Solid experience with customer relationship 

management (CRM) databases, web-based content management systems (CMS), and 

email delivery software; specific familiarity with Salesforce, Silverpop, PIDI and 

Raiser's Edge a great plus.

 

*DIRECT RESPONSE COORDINATOR

NEW YORK, NY

 

The Direct Response Coordinator provides administrative and logistical support to the 

unit in our efforts to acquire, renew, steward and upgrade donors.  REQUIRES: 

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.  1-2 years' work experience in direct 

response, marketing, communications or other related field.

 

*DATA REVENUE PROCESSING MANAGER

NEW YORK, NY

 

The Data/ Revenue Processing Manager will maintain and analyze data relating to US 

Programs Department constituents in the organization's primary donor database, and 

respond to requests for information.  REQUIRES: Bachelor's Degree OR equivalent 

work experience.  3 to 4 years of work experience in a fundraising, non-profit or 

bookkeeping/ finance environment.  Excellent computer skills: facility with MS Word, 

Excel, Access, and email/ internet software. Facility with advanced Excel features a 

plus.

 

*CULTURAL ORIENTATION PROGRAM ASSISTANT

BALTIMORE, MD

 

The Cultural Orientation Program Assistant will assist the Cultural Orientation 

Coordinator to design, develop and deliver structured training sessions to refugees on 

topics as diverse as financial management, housing, transportation, education, local 

resources in order to aid them in their journey towards self-sufficiency.  REQUIRES: 

Experience or demonstrated interest in designing, developing, and/or delivering training 

presentations, preferably in a multicultural context.  Ability to communicate and work 

effectively as a team member in a multicultural environment.

 

*AFTER SCHOOL SITE COORDINATOR - SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM

NEW YORK, NY

 

The Site Coordinator will play a crucial role in ensuring a smooth flow of daily 

operations of the Spotlight Program, effective on-site office management, and 

maintenance of communication between the IRC's Youth Program staff, Spotlight 

instructors, the school, parents, and students.  REQUIRES: Current Bachelors of 

Education or Social Work student, or Master's student in Education, Social Work, or 

related discipline.  Experience with programming for adolescents reading below grade 

level and immigrant youth.  Experience working in a school or after school setting 

preferred.

 

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*POLICY ANALYSTS - INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

PARIS

 

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

for Policy Analysts.  Duties: Contribute to forward planning, and directly engage in 

project management, including of resources and contracts.  Help to build and maintain 

project networks of experts/ consultants, participating systems and organizations.  

Identify potential stakeholder partnerships and foundation funders, develop contacts 

with them, and where appropriate build concrete methods of collaborative work and 

funding.  REQUIRES: An advanced university degree in the social sciences, education, 

or related fields.  Three to seven years' experience working in research, innovation or 

policy analysis, preferably in education, learning or social innovation.  A track record of 

project management, preferably involving international experience with different 

countries, states or systems.  Experience of working or negotiating with grant-giving 

foundations will be an advantage.  Please apply online at 

https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/joblist.ftl?lang=en.  Job Number: 07845.  

Closing date: 9/15/11. 

 

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*COMMUNICATION OFFICER

ROME, ITALY

 

The Food and Agriculture Organization is seeking a Communication Officer (P-3) in 

Rome.  The incumbent will contribute to fulfillment of the Branch's role as guardian of 

the FAO corporate brand and generator of public support for FAO and its objectives.  

REQUIRES: University Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Business 

Administration or a subject related to the work of the Organization.  Five years of 

experience in designing, developing and managing large-scale multilingual websites 

and social media channels.  Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and 

limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian.  TO APPLY: 

Send your application to: V.A 2585-OCE, Chief, OCER, ADM213e 06/10, FAO Viale 

delle Terme di Caracalla 00153 Rome ITALY, Fax No: +39 06 57055555, E-mail: VA-

2585-OCE at fao.org.  Closing date: 9/8/11.  Vacancy no: 2585-OCE

 

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*WEB EDITOR

VIENNA

 

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe is seeking a Web Editor (P-

3) in Vienna.  The incumbent will be responsible for defining and managing the content 

of the OSCE public website and other OSCE online presences, including social media 

and multimedia publishing platforms.  REQUIRES: First-level university degree in 

humanities, journalism, communications, political science and/or international relations.  

Six years of professional experience in writing and editing in English; ability to draft 

and summarize texts; knowledge of other OSCE working languages would be desirable.  

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  Extensive 

experience with content management systems for large and complex websites as well as 

knowledge of web standards.  Familiarity with multimedia publishing tools and 

technologies would be an asset.  TO APPLY: Please apply online at 

http://www.osce.org/employment/13108.html.  Closing date: 9/12/11.  Vacancy no: 

VNSECP00589

 

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*SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER 

PARIS, FRANCE

 

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

Photographer (P-3) in Paris.  Duties: Oversees the editing and selection of all photos for 

accession into the Organisation's database system while maintaining the photo policies 

in the Organization. She/he will be responsible for visually documenting and illustrating 

the challenges, trends and action of UNESCO and will also be responsible for the 

accuracy of the sources and content of pictures while paying great attention to the 

content of the photo products as they can reflect positively or negatively on the image 

of UNESCO.  REQUIRES: University degree in Journalism, Media Studies, 

Information, Communication, Graphic Design or in any of UNESCO's areas of 

competence. Training in photography or visual presentation would an asset.  4 to 7 

years of experience in photographic shooting and editing. International experience 

would be an advantage.  Experience in using both conventional and digital technologies 

as well as photo editing, portrait lighting and photo transmissions; Demonstrated 

knowledge of troubleshooting technical issues in graphic files for pre-press and 

printing.  TO APPLY: Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through 

the following website: http://www.unesco.org/employment. Closing date: 10/10/11.  

Vacancy no: BPI-037 

 

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*SPEECHWRITER

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

 

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Speechwriter (A4) in Brussels.  The 

speechwriter conducts background research and drafts speeches, articles, media 

messages and other written material for the Secretary General, Deputy Secretary 

General and, in appropriate cases and when time permits, other senior NATO officials.  

He/she will also undertake, as required, analytical work on specific strategic and 

political issues pertinent to the Alliance, as well as provide public briefings on NATO's 

current political agenda.  REQUIRES: possess a university degree from an institute of 

recognized standing or equivalent qualification; have at least 5 years' relevant 

professional experience; possess speechwriting experience; have good knowledge of 

international security, defense and foreign affairs.  Please apply online at 

http://www.nato.int/structur/recruit/index.htm. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.  

Closing date: 9/30/11.  Vacancy no: A 51(2011).  

 

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*CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

WASHINGTON, DC

 

The World Bank has posted an opening for a Chief Information Officer in Washington, 

DC.  The position demands substantial World Bank experience together with an 

understanding of the on-going internal reforms and related financial, systems renewal, 

administrative and corporate business processes. Additionally, the incumbent needs to 

balance the Bank's corporate needs for flexibility, unit/VPU specific business 

requirements with the cross-cutting need for organized knowledge/ information under 

the framework of applicable Bank strategic priorities, policies and guidelines. 

REQUIRES: Master's degree with a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience or 

PhD and minimum 12 years of relevant experience preferred.  Ability to effectively lead 

and motivate teams of technical and non-technical staff members while creating an 

environment of openness and trust.  TO APPLY: Please visit www.worldbank.org.  

Vacancy no: 111545.  Closing date: 9/11/11.

 

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*PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

MILLWOOD, VA

 

Project HOPE currently has an employment opportunity for a Program Development 

Specialist.  Join a highly professional, innovative, international team that is committed 

to making a difference in the health of people around the globe.  Project HOPE, The 

People-to-People Health Foundation, is a US-based international non-profit 

organization offering a health services around the world for more than 50 years. Today, 

Project HOPE is recognized as one of the world's leading organizations devoted to 

long-term solutions in health.  The Program Development Specialist (PDS) will 

participate in business development strategy; develop proposal storyboard following the 

strategic approach, coordinate with the proposal writers in the HOPE HQs., field 

offices, with subcontractors and consultants for timely completion of high quality 

technical proposal and write sections of the proposal.  She/he will prepare proposal 

outline, edit the proposal and ensure that the technical proposals follow the strategic 

approach and the outline including page limit and is totally responsive to the 

procurement document. The PDS will work with the Cost Proposal Specialist to ensure 

that the budget is consistent with the technical proposal and the Program Coordinator to 

ensure that past performance reference and institutional capacity statements are relevant 

to the project. She/he will also conduct background research of the procurements and 

related issues and analyze the competition. The PDS will work with the Communication 

and Development Division to integrate Gifts in Kind (GIK) in the proposal development 

process and development and implementation of a communication strategy to promote 

HOPE's technical competency. The PDS will take lead in networking with the health 

technology community and help infuse technological innovations into HOPE proposals.  

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. As a member of the business development team, 

the Program Development Specialist will participate in business development strategy 

that will include selecting priority countries and positioning HOPE for particular bids. 

This will also include conducting life cycle analysis of current bilateral and central 

projects, in collaboration with the field offices and Global Health.  2. The PDS will 

develop storyboard for every proposal following the strategic approach and proposal 

outline including determining length of each section.  3. The PDS will coordinate with 

all proposal writers, within Project HOPE (HQs and the field offices), with the 

subcontractors and the consultants and ensure that the proposals are completed on time 

and comply with the strategic approach and outline.  4. Conduct background research of 

the project as well as technical issues and the competition.  5. Identify all program 

activities in the proposal that have budget implications and work with the Cost Proposal 

Specialist to ensure that those are addressed.  6. Work with the Program Coordinator to 

ensure that the institutional capacity and the past performance references are relevant to 

the project.  7. In order to integrate GIK with the Global Health program, the PDS will 

work with the GIK team to identify appropriate GIK for every project proposal. 8. In 

order to market the technical expertise of Project HOPE, the PDS will work with the 

strategic communication team to develop and implement appropriate communication 

strategy and communication materials.  9. The PDS will take lead in networking with 

technology groups to explore possibility of infusion of technology in public health 

programs. 10. Perform any other responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President of 

Business Development.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must have 

five years of experience in preparing proposals and must have a business degree, 

preferably an MBA and/or MPH. Preferred experience in the US government's 

procurement process and regulations.  TO APPLY: Please submit an online application 

via our website, www.projecthope.org or email resume to recruitment at projecthope.org.  

http://www2.recruitingcenter.net/clients/projecthope/publicjobs/controller.cfm

 

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*PROGRAM OFFICER, GFTN

WASHINGTON, DC

 

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a 

Program Officer for its Global Forest & Trade Network (GFTN). The Program officer 

will serve as a Communications Manager and will be responsible for implementing 

GFTN's global communications strategies.  REQUIRES: A Bachelor's degree or 

equivalent experience in marketing or communications is required. A minimum of three 

years relevant experience and proven ability to produce copy for external 

communications on demand and under tight deadlines is also required. Thorough 

understanding of communications and program marketing strategy, desktop publishing 

software, and online marketing and communications tools is needed to be successful.  

TO APPLY: visit our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html.  

Vacancy no: 12038.

 

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Mallory A. Warner, M.A.

International Studies Academic Advisor

International Studies Program

DePaul University 990 W. Fullerton #4102

773-325-7973

 

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