Senior Education Manager at IRC, Turkey

Deadline: Ongoing

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Education Manager in Antakya, Turkey.

The Senior Education Manager will be responsible for the overall implementation and management of the SHLS and other education programs inside Syria.

The IRC responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.

Key job Responsibities

Senior Education Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Manage all IRC education and SHLS activities inside Syria under the supervision of the CYPD Coordinator.
  • Develop and monitor clear work plans for education activities in coordination with the SHLS Senior Officer and staff in the field.
  • Support the CYPD Coordinator in managing the budget of education activities, this includes developing spending plans, monitor expenses and anticipate under spent/overspent.
  • Supervise the overall implementation of education activities through effective direct management of SHLS Senior Officers and CYPD Manager.
  • Ensure that all education activities are ongoing and implemented according to IRC policies, including distributions of materials, enrollment of students, parents – teachers meetings, etc. etc.
  • Develop work plans, distributions plans and update them regularly.
  • Proactively anticipates and plan for new materials’ needed in the schools.
  • Supervise the overall process of hiring new teachers, following IRC policies.
  • Raise and supervise the staff in any purchase requests for any school materials (furniture, school kits, stationary, etc. etc.)
  • Compile and develop monthly and weekly plans and any other reports according also to donors’ requirements.
  • Provide support to the CYPD Coordinator in planning, drafting reports, arranging trainings and documenting activities.
  • Build the capacity of SHLS staff through daily mentoring, guidance and trainings.
  • Support the recruitment and induct any new education staff member.
  • Backstop the CYPD Coordinator through participating in key internal and external meetings: BvAs meetings, Education Cluster, donor meetings, etc. etc.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to SHLS staff in Syria.
  • Work together with the M&E Senior Officer in order to compile qualitative and quantitative data for donors’ reports.
  • Develop and analyze new assessments for education, or any other data regarding schools’ management, in order to increase the quality of activities or select new sites of intervention.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the CYPD Coordinator.

Eligibity Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Academic degree in Education or related field.
  • Minimum four years’ experience working in education management or related field.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in working for an NGO (local or international) in a management position (Senior Officer and above).
  • Excellent understanding of education in emergencies.
  • Experience in managing large teams (minimum 3 people).
  • Experience in budget management, drafting of proposals and donor reports.
  • Confident communicator, excellent negotiations skills.
  • Very well organized and with good reporting mechanisms.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Works well in teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Excellent Computer skills: MS Word and Excel.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is required.
  • Knowledge of child protection is an asset.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit IRC

Director of Finance and Compliance at IRC, DR Congo

Deadline: Ongoing

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Director of Finance and Compliance, DR Congo.

The IRC aims to save lives, to strengthen Congolese institutions and to reinforce social cohesion through carefully designed and professionally-implemented programs.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

Director of Finance and Compliance will perform the following functions-

  • The Director of Finance and Compliance has overall fiscal management responsibility of the IRC DRC Provincial Offices (Kinshasa, Katanga, North & South Kivu). As a member of IRC DRC Senior Management Team, the Director of Finance & Compliance will guide and oversee the work of the finance unit, and will liaise with the Regional Controller, Regional Director and the Directors of Programs and Operations on financial and budgetary matters.
  • Based in Kinshasa, the Director of Finance and Compliance will report directly to the DRC Regional Director and will work closely with, Senior Finance controller, Chief Accountant,  Provincial Finance Controllers, the Partnership Coordinator, the Grants team , the Directors of Programs & Operations and also the Provincial and Technical Directors.
  • Develops, coordinates and implements plans for the control, monitoring and reporting of financial operations to include controllership, treasury, operational budgets and grants.
  • Ensures that all financial information is consolidated on time and provided to the Country Director and Regional Director as appropriate for analysis and dissemination.
  • Participates in strategic planning meetings, regional meetings, senior management meetings as requested and when available.
  • Ensure sub grants and risks are managed in compliance with organization and donor policies.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of a plan to minimize the country’s foreign exchange exposure to currency gains and losses.
  • Provides guidance to and overall supervision of the IRC DRC Finance team.
  • Travels to DRC provincial offices to provide technical assistance and performs oversight visits of field offices.
  • Providing technical support to Provincial Controllers including guidance on compliance issues.
  • Ensures timely dissemination of new initiatives and policies to the field and monitoring of implementation.
  • Assists Director level personnel and HR staff with the recruitment of high quality finance staff by conducting interviews and providing assessment on candidates’ technical abilities.
  • Works closely with the other Directors and Provincial Controllers to develop and monitor annual operating budgets and budget updates.
  • Oversees the preparation of grant proposal budgets in IRC and donor formats.
  • Ensures grant proposal budgets are based upon an overall operating budget and that shared program costs are included to an adequate level.
  • Performing final financial review of the proposal document prior to approval and submission to IRC Headquarters, IRC UK office and/or donors.

Eligilibty Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance – Masters Degree, CPA or CA a plus;
  • Minimum five years progressive finance/accounting experience in the non-profit sector, with at least three years of experience working internationally in the same capacity as head of finance for a large country program (with funding portfolio ranging from US$30 million plus).
  • Previous work experience with a major general ledger software package – experience with SUN and Vision Accounting Software preferred.
  • Proven knowledge of US Government, European and UN donor regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships.
  • Solid organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Flexible work attitude: the ability to work productively in a team environment & independently and ability to meet unexpected demands and deal effectively with competing priorities and proactively support country Office management.
  • Strong Computer skills: facility with MS Word, Excel, various accounting software.
  • Able to travel to field offices.
  • Demonstrated excellence in human resource management, particularly in a multi-cultural environment, including techniques for staff development, training, motivation, and discipline.
  • Demonstrated excellence in multi-tasking, time management, and flexibility.
  • Fluent in English and French languages.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit IRC.

Development and Special Events Manager at Jhpiego, USA

Deadline: Ongoing

The Johns Hopkins University (Jhpiego) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Development and Special Events Manager at Los Angeles, California US.

The Development and Special Events Manager performs a variety of professional functions to assist the Development Office’s strategy with fundraising and donor cultivation on the West coast.

Jhpiego is an international, nonprofit health organization, working with health experts, governments and community leaders to ensure high-quality health care for their people.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

Development and Special Events Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Ensure a steady stream of new prospects to be cultivated to support Jhpiego’s mission in concert with the Development Office in Baltimore.
  • Coordinate and implement the annual Los Angeles Laughter Is the Best Medicine gala dinner and other fundraisers.
  • Manage heavy calendar of activities, requiring interaction with Los Angeles Advisory Board members and internal and external stakeholders, as well as consultants, to coordinate a variety of complex executive meetings and fundraising events on the West coast.
  • Research and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents to maintain clean profiles of our West coast donors in our database; prepare background documents as necessary.
  • Provide administrative support for the Development Office as needed and submit expense reports.
  • Provide and design budget, financial tracking and invoicing and work with the Development team in Baltimore to ensure timely submission of invoices and expense reports.
  • Manage consultants and coordinate contracts for the Development Office.
  • Provide word processing and prepare PowerPoint presentations and similar documents to introduce prospects to Jhpiego work worldwide.
  • Plan internal meetings including reserving venues for events, preparing meeting agendas and coordinating other logistics.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Assist with international and domestic fundraising events as needed.
  • Maintain consistent open communications with the Development Office and its staff and serve as Jhpiego liaison of on the West coast.

Eligilibty Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • 5–10 years of demonstrated progressively responsible management experience in Development.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations or related field.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly motivated, energetic, independent self-starter with strong service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and work with little direction (very Important).
  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to interact with staff in a fast-paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.
  • Knowledge of the fields of Development and Fundraising.
  • Ability to design and produce articles for desktop publishing to include multimedia presentations, charts, reports, invitations, announcements, etc.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Experience in information management, communications and dissemination.
  • Strong computer skills with expertise in the use of databases/spreadsheets and ease with using technology to create administrative efficiencies; and an interest in staying technically current and mastering new software or university online systems.
  • Strong Microsoft applications knowledge (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of marketing, international development or women/gender issues a plus.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit Jhpiego.

Deputy Chief of Party at Jhpiego, Malawi

Deadline: Ongoing

The Johns Hopkins University (Jhpiego) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Deputy Chief of Party in Malawi.

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will manage the day-to-day management and human resources for an upcoming USAID integrated health project.

Jhpiego is an international, nonprofit health organization, working with health experts, governments and community leaders to ensure high-quality health care for their people.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Deputy Chief of Party will perform the following functions-

  • Provide day-to-day programmatic oversight for the strategic planning of activities in support of the project goals and objectives, including the determination of project priorities and appropriate technical initiatives.
  • Coordinate the work of all team members to ensure effective technical assistance and the smooth implementation of activities.
  • Advise Malawian counterparts on technical issues and participate in relevant advisory and/or working groups with counterparts and partner institutions.
  • Provide leadership in the design of interventions to include community mobilization and engagement, ensuring that interventions are technically sound, evidence-based, include high impact practices and are sustainable.
  • Represent Jhpiego and the project in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations.
  • In close collaboration with the COP, coordinate and monitor all human, financial and material resources of the project to ensure successful implementation.
  • Facilitate the annual work planning process in close collaboration with USAID Malawi, Ministry of Health, COP, project Technical Directors.
  • Guide the analysis, synthesis and reporting of project outputs and results in close collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor.
  • Mentor, support, supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts in concert with project goals to ensure rapid and sustainable results.
  • Provide guidance and capacity building activities in collaboration with key staff, to subcontractors and subgrantees and coordinate activities with other agencies.
  • Ensure resources for project implementation are available.
  • Work with finance and project staff to develop and track project budgets.
  • Work closely with Jhpiego home office staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation.
  • Ensure technical compliance with USAID technical reporting requirements.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced degree in public health, health administration, international health or a related field.
  • 8+ years’ project management experience (of which at least half is in a senior management position) in large, multi-year international health sector development projects (approximately $10M per year) that have implemented successful activities in areas such as maternal, newborn and child health, family planning/reproductive health, malaria, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), health systems strengthening.
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID missions, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, PVOs, the private sector and other donors.
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID projects, regulations, compliance and reporting; eight years as a senior manager on USAID projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in building capacity with the public sector, civil society, and private sector.
  • Previous supervisory experience of professional staff.
  • Management, training or clinical background in maternal, newborn and child health, family planning/reproductive health, or health systems strengthening.
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying best practices and adapting them to project realities.
  • Previous experience working in Malawi, with intimate understanding of local health system and health systems strengthening, family planning/reproductive health, and maternal, neonatal and child health care gaps and opportunities, and solid relationships at government agencies.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to travel nationally.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit Jhpiego.

Program Manager- Food, Nutrition and Agriculture at Counterpart International, USA

Deadline: Ongoing

The Counterpart International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Manager-Food, Nutrition and Agriculture based in Arlington, USA.

The Program Manager- Food, Nutrition and Agriculture will oversee the implementation of Counterpart programs in the practice areas of food security, nutrition, and agriculture.

The Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community by equipping individuals, organizations and communities to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Program Manager- Food, Nutrition and Agriculture will perform the following functions-

  • Manage the successful implementation of technical, financial, and administrative activities of programs in the areas of food security, nutrition, and agriculture.
  • Provide technical support to the field teams in the areas of food security, nutrition, and agriculture.
  • Reviews program technical products for quality. Stay abreast of new technical developments and best practices and serve as a technical resource. Support field offices on existing tools and leading the development of innovative, effective, country-appropriate approaches and best practice.
  • Develop, review, track progress against program work plans and performance monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Capture, distribute, and promote program best practices, lessons learned, success stories and impacts in other programs and across the organization.
  • Ensure compliance with local laws; Counterpart policies and procedures; and donor rules and regulations.
  • Maintain regular communications with field to stay current on program activities; facilitate communications between HQ and field; and proactively identify and troubleshoot problems.
  • Manage program budgets and prepare financial projections. Monitor and analyze program pipelines and burn reports on a monthly basis. Track program expenditures against budget and obligated funds.
  • Prepare budget realignments and/or modifications to existing awards.
  • Review and process consultant invoices, field cash advances, expense reports, and other program billable costs. Closely collaborates with field team, finance and administration, and program staff in conducting proactive financial backstopping and budget tracking.
  • Write and edit program quarterly, annual and other regular reports for timely submission to donors.
  • Draft relevant sub-agreements, grants, consulting agreements, vendor agreements, and other documents needed for the implementation of program activities. Monitor and manage the execution of sub-agreements, grants, consulting agreements, vendor agreements, and other contracts for the delivery of goods and services.
  • Contribute to new business development activities as needed. Provide technical contributions and review on proposals as requested.
  • Prepare outreach materials, program highlights for donors, stakeholders, key decision makers, and other interested audiences.
  • Engage in professional forums, workshops, events related relevant to the programs. Represent Counterpart at conferences and other events.
  • Supervise commodity management and commodity ledger reporting. Coordinate and track commodity shipments in coordination with logistics vendors.
  • Oversee the monetization process. Monitor sales and report commodity loss, as appropriate.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to junior staff.
  • Manage the start-up and close-out of programs, and ensure prompt resolution of outstanding issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in international development, public policy, public health, or combination of education and experience in relevant field.
  • Minimum of 8 years of program management experience in areas of food security, nutrition, and agriculture.
  • Familiarity with USDA/USAID, or other international donor rules and regulations required.
  • Experience in program start-ups, close-outs and budget monitoring.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, sound judgment and tact, ability to work in multi-cultural and lingual settings.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure with attention to detail.
  • French proficiency preferred.
  • Willingness to travel to program countries.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit Counterpart International.

Community Resiliency Program Manager at Counterpart International, Dominican Republic

Deadline: Ongoing

The Counterpart International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Community Resiliency Program Manager based in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

The Community Resiliency Program Manager will join a team to implement the Coastal Community Climate Change Resiliency Framework in the Dominican Republic.

The Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community by equipping individuals, organizations and communities to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Community Resiliency Program Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Lead programmatic efforts supporting Counterpart’s partners to implement activities that support the three objectives of the Resiliency Framework, which include enabling the policy environment, empowering and mobilizing communities, and creating opportunities for youth in marine biology and conservation.
  • Implement community climate resiliency assessments, providing technical assistance and guidance to local organizations and leaders.
  • Contribute to the capacity development of local organizations by ensuring that Counterpart’s Organizational Capacity Development (OCD) best practices are adapted to the local context and institutionalized as appropriate. Topic areas include but not limited to: financial management, procurement, human resources, program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, outreach and communication, to enhance their ability to promote climate resiliency.
  • Facilitate communication, cooperation and linkages between institutional partners to ensure alignment in their activities supporting the three objectives of the Resiliency Framework.
  • Engage the for-profit private sector to partner in the Framework.
  • Support the Country Representative in strategic partnership development, coordinating and communicating effectively to achieve best results.
  • Promote and support projects in rice and fish value chains; sustainable fishing practices; coral reef gardening; experiential learning strategies; blue carbon initiatives; and other activities promoting resiliency that apply sound science, community participation, income generation and sustainability.
  • Facilitate communication between government officials, communities and private enterprises to foster additional support for climate resiliency programming.
  • Contribute to grant-seeking, new business and proposal development as needed.
  • Train trainers through capacity building strategies using curricula, workshops, and other instruments.
  • Ensure that social inclusion strategies (gender, youth, other disenfranchised groups) are integrated into all capacity building tools, methodologies and activities.
  • Write program reports to headquarters and the donor (in English).
  • Document successes, challenges, and lessons learned and synthesize them to both contribute to smarter programming and share with Counterpart and project donors through regular program reports.
  • Promote and Increase the participation of educational institutions by co-facilitating the nation-wide implementation of youth opportunities created through the framework with partners.
  • Contribute to building a national strategy for blue carbon mitigation and adaptation including local and national awareness of mangrove and reef climate resilience efforts in adaptation and mitigation through interactions with educational and policy-making institutions, as well as with the private sector, including presentations, workshops, round tables, and media promotion.
  • Frequent travel within the DR required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced degree in marine biology, environmental science, conservation, community development or a related sector.
  • A minimum of five years of demonstrated experience planning, implementing, and evaluating programs
  • Experience in rural communities, organizational development and/or community mobilization.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and organizational skills.
  • Training/Presentation skills: A high level of interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable facilitating dialogue and presenting in front of diverse audiences.
  • Facilitation skills: Ability to work well in a team environment, able to work effectively with cooperative groups, donors, project staff, and other beneficiaries.
  • Commitment to social inclusion, demonstrated experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office—Word, Powerpoint, Excel—and use of the Internet.
  • English and Spanish fluency required.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit Counterpart International.

Research Director, New Climate Economy at World Resource Institute, USA

Deadline: Ongoing

The World Resource Institute (WRI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Research Director, New Climate Economy based in Washington DC, USA.

The WRI is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Research Director, New Climate Economy will perform the following functions-

  • Demonstrates intellectual leadership in identifying key opportunities for NCE research, and developing and implementing work programmes.
  • Identifies the data and methods needed to produce robust, unbiased research to support the NCE programme.
  • Manages and strategically deploys the expertise of NCE researchers and engages partner organizations to deliver a comprehensive research program and provide research-related support for NCE engagement activities.
  • Supervises multiple junior researchers in coordination with the wider Executive Management Team.
  • Oversees the NCE peer review process, including coordinating feedback from Global Commissioners, relevant experts, and partner and associated organizations.
  • Coordinates with NCE’s Strategic Engagement team to deliver relevant briefings for major international events or country visits.
  • Presents NCE’s research at national and international events and through bilateral meetings with relevant decision-makers.
  • Serves on the program’s Executive Management Team, providing strategic advice to the Program Director on overall program delivery and research needs.
  • Contribute to NCE’s strategy development, partnership development, and fundraising proposals (presentations, narratives, budgets).
  • Oversees the work of Financial and administrative staff in either London or Washington, DC.
  • Contributes to fund-raising efforts and development of maintenance of relationships with foundations, governments, and individual donors.
  • Provides oversight of the research spending and budgets.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A post-graduate qualification in economics, environmental economics, public policy or another relevant discipline (in-depth knowledge of energy and climate finance/investment issues is strongly preferred).
  • At least 15 years’ experience demonstrating extensive, world-class and deep knowledge of relevant issues and organizations.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical research skills.
  • Substantial program management experience, including in senior management roles and a demonstrated ability to coordinate across teams and research partners in multiple countries.
  • Experience of working with government and philanthropic donors.
  • Exceptionally good communication and interpersonal skills, and comfortable working with high-level decision-makers.
  • Detail-oriented and organized thinker who can juggle multiple, competing priorities.
  • Ability to travel when needed.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK or USA.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit WRI.

Indonesia Forests and Landscapes Restoration Lead at World Resource Institute, Indonesia

Deadline: Ongoing

The World Resource Institute (WRI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Indonesia Forests and Landscapes Restoration Lead based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The WRI is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Indonesia Forests and Landscapes Restoration Lead will perform the following functions-

  • Ensure timely execution and delivery of all project deliverables and objectives, managing technical staff and monitoring the project budget.
  • Contribute to the development of WRI Indonesia’s strategy for restoration, working toward the achievement of WRI’s global restoration objectives.
  • Manage one or more staff based at project field sites to achieve project objectives and deliverables.
  • Interpret and analyze media developments related to forest and landscape restoration and other natural resources issues.
  • Lead and participate in meetings and conferences with key stakeholders.
  • Work with WRI Global M&E team to establish a project-specific monitoring and evaluation system based on existing needs and capacity, further improve it over time to meet various donors and reporting requirements.
  • Contribute to grant reporting requirements.
  • Supervise subgrant projects conducted by partners in remote geographies.
  • Identify and engage with relevant civil society groups at the national and regional level.
  • Support and promote the institutional development of WRI Indonesia as needed.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Masters degree in forestry, agriculture, international development, environmental science, public policy, political science, or other relevant fields.
  • Professional experience of minimum 5 years in natural resources-related fields.
  • Experience managing projects in non-profit, governmental or private sector settings.
  • Very strong writing and research skills, excellent academic performance, as well as high level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with or interest in Indonesian natural resources issues.
  • Experience in reviewing and analyzing Indonesian law and government regulations.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation is a plus.
  • Experience and proven ability to communicate effectively with Indonesian government officials.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to remote parts of Indonesia, as well as some regional and international travel.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team, and work under tight deadlines.
  • High integrity, passion for sustainable development, and good sense of humor preferred. Familiarity or proficiency using GIS software is a plus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written English and Indonesian.
  • Legal ability to work in Indonesia.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit WRI.

Reporting Associate at UNDP, Syria

Deadline: 4 November 2015

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Reporting Associate, based in New York, USA.

UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Reporting Associate will perform the following functions-

  • Develop UNDP mid-year, annual and thematic reports in addition to donors’ reports according to agreed upon templates and forms (write-up, analysis, progress on indicators, success stories);
  • Develop monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc reports to reflect progress and achievements of UNDP programmes in Syria;
  • Contribute to the development of programmes and activities’ indicators with concerned UNDP staff and present results accordingly;
  • Ensure adequate communication with the programme team to collect necessary information;
  • Ensure communication with UNDP field offices on reporting requirements and collection of needed focusing on results-based reporting;
  • Support the Early Recovery specialist in collecting and presenting relevant data on early recovery and livelihoods needs and priorities and support the project proposals development necessary for resource mobilization efforts;
  • Develop the UNDP and donors’ fact sheets based on the information collected from the field;
  • Prepare situation reports on particular focus/thematic areas (such as disability, female-headed households, youths) to be used for planning, advocacy and resource mobilization purposes;
  • Support the development and documentation of UNDP and donors’ success stories;
  • Participate in field visits, meeting with partners, stakeholders and beneficiaries in order to capture progress of activities in the field and identify success stories;
  • Develop case studies based on successful implementation of UNDP’s thematic field interventions for learning and replication purposes.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor degree in social studies, law, development planning and management and/or other related field;
  • Four years of experience with practical experience in reporting, editing and research;
  • Excellent command of English and Arabic – with the capacity to write to a high standard in both English and Arabic;
  • Excellent writing skills with a strong aptitude for writing analytical and results based reports.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit UNDP.

Management Officer at World Health Organisation, Switzerland

Deadline: 10 November 2015

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Management Officer based in Geneva, Switzerland.

The WHO is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Management Officer performs the following functions-

  • Advising and supporting the ADG and Department Heads on all non-technical aspects of operational planning, management and administration.
  • Guiding and supporting staff in the cluster in performing their administrative and managerial duties.
  • Ensuring staff are given adequate training, thus ensuring that they understand their responsibilities.
  • Promoting staff knowledge with regard to WHO financial, procurement and HR rules and regulations as well as policies and procedures.
  • Serving as the focal point in the cluster responsible for the administration of proposals and donor agreements assuming a coordinating and certifying role, working closely together with the Planning, Resource Coordination and Performance Monitoring department (PRP).
  • Promoting a culture of consistent compliance with rules and regulations as well as ethical behavior, best suited to instill trust by key stakeholders such as donors and Member States for WHO activities.
  • Creating an environment in the cluster that promotes and supports the implementation of the best management practices, which are aligned with the overall changes in management/administrative roles, responsibilities and practices in WHO globally.
  • Leading the effective and efficient implementation of the WHO internal control framework in the cluster and reporting any major discrepancies to the ADG and the relevant functional leads in the General Management cluster (GMG). In particular, the incumbent is expected to work closely with budget, finance, programme, HR, procurement and administrative staff within the cluster via the authority of the ADG and actively liaise with relevant departments in the GMG cluster.
  • Promoting a culture of regular performance appraisal and feedback by supporting managers and staff throughout the performance management cycle, and by monitoring the process.
  • Assisting and advising the ADG and other senior managers in the cluster on managerial issues, organizational development and design, general administration and projects relevant to the mandate of the cluster.
  • Supervising staff reporting to the management office.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced-level university degree in business administration, human resources management, economics, social sciences or a closely related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of practical experience relevant to the position, with increasing levels of managerial responsibility, of which a minimum of 5 need to have been gained in an international context.
  • UN and/or WHO work experience.
  • Experience at regional / country level.
  • Experience in change management and organizational development.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of French would be an asset.

How to Apply                                                                                                                                  

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.