The consultant will contribute to establish and strengthen UNICEF Rwanda’s performance monitoring system through development of a database, data collection template and IPs capacity building. The consultant will also closely work with the national DevInfo consultant in terms of building a database and PCA mapping exercise.
This consultancy will be guided by the UNICEF Humanitarian Performance Monitoring Tools and Guideissued in August 2012.
The specific steps of this consultancy include:
Produce the concept note that describes the overall monitoring framework, dataflow, database architecture and data collection and verification process as well as a PowerPoint presentation for UNICEF Staff/IPs for an orientation purpose.
Review all the log frames committed by active PCA partners, UNICEF Rwanda EW/EA Performance Monitoring Indicators List and UNICEF new strategy (former MTSP) indicators Categorise performance indicators according to type, frequency of reporting and MORES bottlenecks.
Design data collection tools (by using the UNICEF Senegal CO example) and monthly/quarterly summary reporting format that is well aligned with the existing reporting system (RAM and Di Monitoring). The process takes place in close consultation with the programme sections and IPs.
Design and build a performance monitoring database in collaboration with the DevInfo consultant.
Coordinate and facilitate the first data collection process by organising an orientation and training session for the concerned IPs.
Tsamota Good Governance (TGG) Ltd is seeking a Junior project officer to join its Implementation Unit and support the Project Director (PD) in managing the donor funded contracts the company implements.
The junior project officer will be supporting the PD with the day to day administration, logistics and remote co-ordination of projects Tsamota is implementing, providing admin and filing support to programme and coordination staff.
The position is based in the Tsamota Good Governance Office in Brussels.
The junior project officer will be part of the Tsamota Good Governance Branch and will report to the TGG Manager.
Due to the size and complexity of the projects, there is a need for a proactive junior project officer to support the implementation and backstopping services.
The candidate TGG is looking for will be:
Supporting senior team members in preparing procurement processes for services and goods as per Tsamota policies and procedures
Supporting timely documents collection and filing
Ensuring that the fixed assets register & the inventory lists is reviewed and updated regularly and physical verification is carried out as per schedule
Arranging the flights, accommodation and visas for all Tsamota staff and contractors
Supporting the monthly reconciliation of the experts’ work plans and time sheets vis a vis contractual obligations
The ideal candidate must have:
University degree in International Cooperation / Political Sciences / Business Administration / Economy / Law
Previous experience of at least 2 years in administrative and basic financial EU service contract and grants tasks
Excellent organisational & planning skills
Previous experience as Admin Officer or Admin Manager
Excellent computer skills of Ms Word, Excel, e-mail, internet & file and data backup systems
Fluent English – Good French and/or Arabic / Russian /Dari/ Pashto will be considered an asset
Please remember that only candidates in possession of a valid work permit or possessing the right to live and work in Belgium will be considered for the post.
The WASH Advisor is responsible for overall program technical advising supervision, administration and oversight of RI’s Syria Response WASH projects based in Turkey.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES:
Provide quality control of WASH interventions.
Build the capacity of RI and RI’s partner(s) staff in WASH implementation.
Oversee and ensure quality implementation of teaming partner and other actors involved in the program, including needs assessment and technical handling of water treatment plants through a remote management modus operandi.
Contribute to monitoring, evaluating and documenting progress of program implementation against indicators are being followed.
Advise Program Director regarding activity progress and make recommendations for course correction if necessary.
Provide overall guidance and direction focusing on program team to achieve agreed targets and long-term strategic objectives.
Maintain effective communication with donors and other organizations operating in Turkey, for coordination and partnership opportunities.
Participate in NGO sector coordination groups and identify areas for coordination and collaboration.
Identify new program opportunities through rapid assessments and proposal development inputs and writing as indicated.
Deliver consultancy report at end of assignment.
Perform other duties as needed.
This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
Master’s degree in a relevant field or Bachelor’s degree with commensurate work experience.
Minimum of two years professional experience in lead management implementing emergency response programs in a conflict setting.
Minimum of five years professional experience in the WASH sector.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic planning skills required.
English is required, with strong writing ability; Arabic is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently.
Excellent time management skills and resourcefulness with strong attention to detail.
J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO) evolved as an organization since its inception in January 2010, transitioning from an emergency to a development context. Hence, the need for J/P HRO’s structure to adapt accordingly in order to support new monitoring and reporting needs, as well as efficiency imperatives. J/P HRO is seeking for One “Sr. Engineering & Construction Program Manager” for the Engineering & Construction Department based in Delmas.
The Sr. Engineering & Construction Program Manager will direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the activities of all J/P HRO’s neighborhood rehabilitation initiatives. S/he has oversight over projects led by the Engineering & Construction Project Managers (such as micro planning with the construction of new houses and small infrastructures, retrofits or damaged houses, water treatment points and distribution, demolition and rubble removal, etc.) and follows the overall development, implementation, scale-up, monitoring and reporting activities of these projects. S/he will provide professional and technical assistance to the Engineering & Construction team on all engineering & construction issues and will coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies. The Program Manager will also work closely and manage relationships with a variety of stakeholders including external partners and vendors. S/he will be responsible for timeliness and meeting requirements of the deliverables within the scope of the redevelopment projects.
• Assume management responsibility for assigned services and activities of J/P HRO’s Engineering & Construction programs ensuring that each project meets its specific objectives and defined standards • Manage the budget of all Engineering & Construction projects • Monitor and evaluate the different projects to ensure conformance with expected requirements, cost, and timeline • Work with project teams to control project scope and continue to review work effort on a regular basis ensuring that all project activities are within planned scope • Identify risk factors early and work with the Project Managers to mitigate such risks • Ensure the delivery of weekly progress reports by the Redevelopment team • Lead the selection process of contractors for Engineering & Construction projects • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and partner organizations • Facilitate collaboration among J/P HRO team members and external vendors and stakeholders • Other activities as assigned by the Director of Programs
Qualifications and Experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil or Structural Engineering preferred) or Architecture; significant experience in construction management can be accepted in lieu of a related degree • Master’s degree in business administration (desirable) • At least 5 years of experience in project management, of which at least 2 are in managing large-scale projects • Experience in urban redevelopment work • Experience working in early recovery contexts (desirable) • Recognized project management certification (desirable)
How to apply:
N.B: Interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Please mention the "position applied for" as subject of your email. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
To apply for this position please submit your application including motivation letter, resume and copy of diplomas to the Human Resources Department before April 9th, 2013 at 17, Rue Maurice Latortue , Delmas 48 or email@example.com
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking aProcurement Specialistfor the Supply Chain Management System in our Arlington office.
Crown Agents is an international development company employing over 600 personnel worldwide with a presence in more than 40 countries, subsidiaries in 12 countries, and permanent staff working on the ground in 22 corporate offices in Africa, Asia Latin America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Crown Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients in customs and trade facilitation, public financial management, procurement, logistics, and health systems strengthening.
Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of Crown Agents, provides direct technical assistance, capacity development, and procurement services to stimulate economic growth, establish good governance, and improve health outcomes across the developing world. Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Department of State (DOS), and the Gates Foundation.
CA-USA is a subcontractor to the Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM) on the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) contract for USAID as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. SCMS strengthens or establishes secure, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable supply chains capable of meeting the care and treatment needs of people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. In coordination with in-country and international partners, SCMS assists programs to enhance their supply-chain capacity, ensuring that accurate supply-chain information is collected, shared, and used. SCMS provides quality, affordable, health care products to those who need them.
Role & Responsibilities
To provide a professional procurement service to the SCMS project; ensuring that SCMS procurement policies and operating procedures are followed in the purchasing of quality assured commodities to target timescales at a competitive price.
To purchase health goods and equipment in compliance with aid donor regulations, end user requirements and appropriate procedures and standards of ethical procurement, through the following:
Clarify specifications with client/technical specialists to fully understand requirement.
Identify sources to meet specifications using international sources.
Ensure all commodities meet quality standards and pass USG/FDA tests of Quality, Efficacy and Safety.
Coordinate procurement activities of SCMS in liaison with CA UK and in country teams.
Contribute to the request for waiver process.
Contribute to Registration database, appraise supplier performance and manage the relationship with suppliers.
Prepare and issue tender documents.
Evaluate tenders taking into consideration relevant criteria and ability to comply with terms and conditions.
Make recommendation and confirm order with the in country client through Project Management Office.
Negotiate cost reductions with suppliers as appropriate.
Prepare contract orders.
Liaise with supplier/Shipping Coordinator as necessary to ensure timely collection from suppliers, shipping and delivery.
Check supplier invoices and arrange payment.
Resolve post contract complaints and issues.
To maintain an on-going relationship with the client and all stakeholders, keeping them informed, responding to needs and developing solutions.
Any other duties as appropriate to the position, as requested
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required.
Professional procurement certification desired.
Fluency in English required; Knowledge of Spanish, French, or Portuguese desired.
Legal ability to work in USA is required.
Three or more years related procurement experience desired.
Interest, knowledge, or training in international development.
Experience with the procurement of medical commodities desired.
Must demonstrate personal attributes such as loyalty and integrity in addition to being resourceful and flexible, which is inherent in this position.
A demonstrated background in procurement utilizing the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) desired.
How to apply:
To apply to this position, please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, including your name, along with“14-29 Procurement Specialist” in the subject line. Visit our website atwww.crownagents.comfor more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
Candidate must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the United States.
Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.
dTS is looking for a Deputy Director for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) who can function as strong technical leader, effective manager, and has very good understanding of the client (Department of State) and CVE programs. This position is a full time appointment until August 28, 2014 with the possibility of an extension.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The Deputy Director for CVE will provide technical oversight and quality assurance for the design and implementation of a countering violent extremism evaluation.
The Deputy Director, working under the direction of the Project Director, will provide the project team with subject-matter expertise in CVE programming with the goal of ensuring CVE expertise is reflected in the project’s evaluability assessments, country based evaluation plans, project summative findings, and recommendations.
The Deputy Director will provide field based technical assistance, which will include assisting with the design and implementation of evaluations with sampling and data collection methods, assisting with the management and training of local survey firms for data collection & data entry, providing data analysis, and writing sections of reports.
Provide home office based support in conducting elaborate literature reviews to prepare short reports and inventories, assist the Project Director and Deputy Director for Evaluations in designing evaluation plans, questionnaires, and conduct virtual meetings and interviews with stake holders and analyzing and reporting on the findings.
Provide home office support to team leader and program manager in locating and selecting consultants and subcontractors for implementing evaluations, write scopes of work for various evaluations and personnel, review technical deliverables from consultants.
Assist the project team with preparing project related reports and updates to the client.
Provide project management support as needed.
Represent dTS at partner and client meetings, and other public events.
Qualifications and Education Requirement:
Master’s degree required in relevant field of study.
At least 15 years of experience with substantial experience focused on designing, directing, managing, implementing or evaluating projects aimed to address violent extremism, radicalization, counterterrorism, conflict/post-conflict, or related fields.
Strong understanding of USG policy on countering terrorism and countering violent extremism.
Experience working on Department of State and USAID projects.
An active secret clearance or eligibility to quickly obtain a secret clearance is required.
Ability to travel internationally as part of evaluation teams for approximately 30% of the time.
How to apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter with the position title in the subject line to recruitment (at) onlinedts (dot) com.
Founded in 1979, Trickle Up (TU) empowers people living in extreme poverty to take the first steps out of poverty, providing them with resources to build livelihoods for a better quality of life. TU partners with local agencies to serve marginalized groups including indigenous populations, scheduled castes and particularly vulnerable people within those groups such as women, single mothers, widows and people with disabilities. TU has a strong gender focus and currently 98% of participants are women.
TU's core capacities are rooted in the CGAP/Ford Foundation “Graduation Approach,” a proven global initiative that links elements of safety nets, microfinance and livelihoods in a carefully sequenced intervention. Graduation components include livelihood and household management training, regular household coaching, the use of cash transfers to jump-start or expand livelihood activities, savings group formation for financial inclusion and building social capital, and building partnerships to increase access to information and public services. TU also excels at building the capacity of international organizations and community-based organizations, including Disabled People’s Organizations, to respond to the specific needs of marginalized individuals and households. TU prioritizes rigorous monitoring and evaluation of program impact, utilizing participatory methods to ensure learning and the accountability and long-term integrity of its programs
Trickle Up, headquartered in New York City, with regional offices in India, Guatemala and Burkina Faso. Seewww.trickleup.org for more information.
TU’s Asia Regional office was established over eight years ago and is now poised for attaining significant scale. TU has significant evidence on the Graduation approach and is now ready to leverage the success of this model. The Asia Regional Representative (ARR) will play a critical role in this process in leading a high-performing team and outstanding partners to chart a course to scale. This includes collaboration with larger government actors, foundations, and the establishment of an Indian presence with a clear model for growth and impact.
The Asia Regional Representative (ARR) leads the India office to achieve Trickle Up India’s program strategy and to meet the overall strategic goals of the organization. The ARR has ultimate responsibility for leadership and representation, program development, monitoring and evaluation, and ensuring the work of the India team reflects Trickle Up’s mission and values and aligns with the organizational strategic plan.
Public and private partnerships are critical for Trickle Up's strategy for scale. The ARR must excel in expanding and diversifying the office’s resource base by securing public/private partnerships. The ARR is responsible for ensuring high program quality in the region; providing the proper stewardship of resources consistent with Trickle Up principles, India office policies, strategies, procedures, and donor requirements; and ensuring Trickle Up India meets all regulatory, human resources, financial reporting, and other requirements outlined by the Indian government and other agencies.
Trickle Up values the contribution of its regional leadership to global discussions and initiatives that improve the organization's program quality and impact worldwide. The ARR is expected to be a thought leader in these discussions and a contributor to global initiatives.
Develop linkages with other international and national NGOs and key government agencies active in livelihood development and/or working with extremely vulnerable and marginalized populations.
Develop and foster relationships with multilateral, national and local funders.
Increase visibility of Trickle Up in India through participation in strategic alliances and key events and publications.
In conjunction with HQ, create and execute an appropriate communications plan.
Develop and foster relationships with Indian Board members and ensure their expertise and networks enrich the establishment our Indian office.
Identify potential funding partners and pursue resource mobilization for country activities
In partnership with HQ staff, develop a wide donor base for the country program, particularly targeting foundations, bilateral, and multilateral organizations.
Prepare and update fundraising and other materials for TU India use.
Contribute to international events and processes including strategic planning, policy development, and fundraising events as required.
Promote the organizational culture and values as described in TU’s strategic plan in which staff communicate clearly and openly, are reflective, innovative, mutually accountable, collegial, cooperative, trusting, results-oriented, and committed to learning.
Provide strategic vision and guide the development of the India Office.
Ensure the appropriate organizational structure to achieve organizational goals.
Develop and maintain a country strategy, including a program plan supported by an organizational and fundraising model to ensure long-term organizational impact.
Ensure compliance with all Trickle Up policies and procedures and all applicable Indian laws and regulations.
Ensure partner relationships are strategically managed and program implementation results in desired outcomes, through the agreement and implementation of MoUs and project documents.
Ensure that TU’s operations compliance with all of TU’s policies and procedures, and that all reporting is completed in with quality in a timely fashion.
Manage organizational operational plan for TU India, delegating responsibility to staff and monitoring variance reporting and contingency planning.
Responsible for the implementation of the organizational security policy in India.
Ensure that program development leads to greater impact for people living in ultrapoverty and adapts to research and learning and external trends among development actors.
Human Resource Management:
Recruit, hire, train, and supervise staff in India.
Ensure the training of relevant staff in all aspects of Trickle Up’s livelihood development program.
Ensure Human Resource policy in performance planning and review are met.
Provide regular coaching to staff and ensure staff development plans are prepared and implemented.
BA/BS in international development or related field; MA/MS in Development Management, or related field.
Minimum 8-10 years of field-based experience in India:
Substantive development-related experience in the area of livelihood and/or poverty alleviation programming
Substantive experience working with vulnerable and excluded populations at the grassroots level, with a strong gender perspective
Demonstrated experience in establishing large-scale joint projects with government entities and large NGO partners.
Large, multi-year grant management experience with international donors
At least three years of experience in an executive/director position in a development organization.
Demonstrated experience in partnering with grassroots NGOs
Experience working in Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha
Experience with a rights-based framework and social protection policies
Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrated understanding of social and economic development concepts, policies, and experiences relevant to India and State implementation mechanisms of the same
Strong experience in poverty alleviation and livelihoods programming
Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills, and an ability to shift between diverse contexts with relative ease
Strong analysis, writing, and presentation skills
Technical understanding of rural livelihood activities in developing country contexts (e.g. small-scale agriculture, livestock rearing, petty trading, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to manage results and developing a high performing team
Strong team building abilities
Ability to provide constructive feedback as well as guidance
Flexibility and a sense of humor
Ability and willingness to travel to rural communities, at times with availability of only very basic amenities
Ability and willingness to travel globally
Strong written and oral communication skills in English
Fluency in both written and spoken Hindi and Bengali and Oriya a plus
Experience in utilizing web-based organizational management systems for planning and financial analysis
Salary and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits for this full-time position. The successful applicant will join a dynamic, passionate, multicultural team deeply committed to the alleviation of extreme poverty. Trickle Up promotes a collegial, high-performing organizational culture in which staff communicate clearly and openly, and are reflective, innovative, and mutually accountable.
How to apply:
Please fill out the attached application (in English). Click https://trickleup.recruiterbox.com/jobs/31829 and follow the instructions to upload your CV and the application file (both in English) as indicated. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until May 9, 2014. Please, no phone calls.
Trickle Up is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and extend equal opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Division:Media, Technology, & Civil Society Division
IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally. We enable local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant society: quality education, independent media, and strong communities. To strengthen these sectors, our program activities also include conflict resolution, technology for development, women and youth.
Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $70 million and a staff of over 400 professionals worldwide. IREX employs field-tested methods and innovative uses of technologies to develop practical and locally-driven solutions with our partners in more than 100 countries.
Summary of Position
IREX seeks a part-time intern to provide programmatic, financial and administrative support for IREX's media development and governance programs in the MTCS division. IREX's work with local partners advances media professionalism, sustainability, sound media laws, and the local institutions that support independent media and journalists. IREX works across all media - television, radio, online, print, and mobile. Recognizing the shift to interactive and multiplatform media and the role of citizen journalists, IREX works to provide and integrate new technologies that democratize the flow of information. IREX is seeking an intern available to work a minimum of 20-30 hours a week, though the schedule is flexible. An hourly stipend will be provided. This internship is open immediately.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assist with coordination of MTCS project(s)
Assist with financial tracking, payments and reporting
Assist with administrative aspects of MTCS project(s)
Other duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications:
The intern must be very well organized, able to work independently, skilled at handling multiple tasks, able to adhere to deadlines, able to work in a team environment, have a proactive approach, and excellent attention to detail. Other qualifications:
Excellent computer skills, including Excel
Excellent administrative skills
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Interest in international development, particularly in media and governance
How 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. If you are creating a new profile you need to do so and then go back in to apply for a position.