United States of America: Geographic Information Specialist

Organization: Macfadden
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 09 Nov 2018

Key Internal Interfaces: OTI COR, OTI Partners, OTI Data Analysis Team (DAT), Various FPD PLI, and OMD colleagues

Key External Interfaces: Agency partners

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide geospatial services to USAID/OTI in support of program management, analysis, planning, and advocacy as a member of the Data Analysis Team (DAT).
  • Communicate the geographic operating picture of USAID’s international development work primarily in assigned countries through the acquisition, production, and provision of geospatial data and cartography.
  • Collaborate closely with USAID client, implementing partner field staff, and with peers in U.S Government agencies, the humanitarian community, academic, and private sectors.

Essential Functions

  • In areas of leadership, the Geographic Information Officer would be responsible for advancing the Data Analysis Team’s (DAT) work in that area by providing vision, organizing tasks, and identifying opportunities for engaging colleagues.

Country Lead/Support

  • Provide deliverables and technical solutions for specific country teams.

Technical Facilitation

  • Provide support and participate in technical solutions. Engage individuals and office groups on how to successfully use visualizations to more effectively communicate information.
  • Expand in office capacity for visual and multimedia products by seeking out new software, strategies, and techniques.
  • Implementation of data visuals, and use of graphics in outreach and advocacy in close partnership with the Graphic Design team.

Education/Experience

  • B.A. /B.S. Degree in Geography, Information Technology or similar discipline required.
  • 4-6 years providing GIS support to, including internships and advanced course work, USAID or other federal agencies or related organizations.

Minimum experience required by the contract:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 years of work experience; or
  • Less than BS/BA with 10 years of relevant experience
  • MS/MA/MB with 6 years of relevant experience
  • JD/ABD with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Ph.D. with 4 years of relevant experience

Skills

  • Expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), both proprietary and open source cartographic design, image processing, graphic editing, databases, and standard office applications.
  • Extensive experience, using, creating, manipulating, and refining spatial and other types of data from a wide array of sources, including prior experience compiling metadata.
  • Experience cleaning, parsing and refining geospatial and other types of data from a wide array of sources.
  • Experience creating web maps using web-mapping APIs such as MapBox, Carto, and Arc Online
  • Experience working with different programming languages and the ability to build scripts to automate complex processes such as Python, BASH, and other scripting languages.
  • Experience working with graphic design software including the Adobe Design Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop) for cartographic and data visualization production.
  • Familiarity testing, training, and advising on technology platforms and applications. (Ex. data collection/survey tools, communication platforms, visualization and analysis engines)
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work on several projects simultaneously and manage workload independently.
  • Position requires the ability to work in high pressure situations occasionally exceeding normal business hours with the potential for domestic and overseas travel.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Preferred: International experience and foreign language skills are preferred.

U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored security clearance.

How to apply:

Geographic Information Specialist

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France: Researcher Data Analysis Project – Forensic Activities

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: France
Closing date: 22 Oct 2018

Introduction

The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law. The ICRC Regional delegation in France, within the framework of its forensic activities hereby requesting a tender from you or your company for the following service:

Objective of the consultancy

Missing persons in relation to migration presents a unique humanitarian challenge. Identifying human remains – either rescued from the ocean or washed ashore – is extremely complex because of the lack of information associated with the unidentified bodies. While in normal circumstances, a family member would open a tracing request with the ICRC to search for a missing relative, cases of missing persons in relation to migration requires a reversed approach – the search must begin with an unidentified body and the family must then be traced. This “reverse tracing” is a new challenge which requires the ICRC to develop an innovative tool which can link unidentified remains with families. To address the challenge, the ICRC has designed a pilot initiative in collaboration with an experienced research team from the Calculus Institute of the Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires (CONICET), Argentina. The first of its kind, this initiative seeks to explore how the wealth of existing data on migration, both within and external to the ICRC, can be better mined and applied to assist positively solving cases of missing and unidentified migrants in Africa and Europe. The ICRC Regional Delegation in Paris seeks a researcher to assist in various activities related to this project for a period of six months.

Expected activities

The consultant will spend six months to meet the above objectives.

  • Assist the Data Analysis project including but not limited to, identifying data holders within civil society organizations, liaising with several groups and establishing data sharing proposals and agreements following ICRC data protection regulations, among others. 
  • Prepare internal and external reports/briefings and concept papers related to the synergy between the Data Analysis project and other initiatives aiming at improving the ICRC capacity to trace missing migrants.
  • Assisting in research on issues related to humanitarian forensic action applied to migration and specifically involving the exploitation of data.
  • Assisting in drafting progress reports on the Data Analysis project and related activities to this project.
  • Assisting with tracking progress of various innovation initiatives directly related to the Data Analysis project. 
  • Assist in other activities relevant and linked to the Data Analysis project.

Working relationships

During the term of the mission, the consultant prepares a work plan in agreement with the Transregional Forensic Coordinator. Such plan will cover main activities contemplated in the project and is also flexible enough to incorporate unforeseen tasks emerging from the project. The Consultant will liaise regularly and directly with the ICRC’s Regional Forensic Coordinator to keep him updated on the progress of the various tasks, by email or by phone, but always with written summary.

Reports and Follow up

Upon completion of the mission and prior its end, the Consultant is expected to submit a concise report briefly outlining the activities carried out during the mission, as well as recommendations on the way forward to attain longer-term objectives.

Qualifications and experience

• Master/Degree in sociology, anthropology, political science or law. • Fluency and working knowledge of English; French and/or Italian and/or Spanish is an asset. • Proven knowledge on the subject of migration, migration data sources, organizations involved in the migration file. • Experience in data collection, big data analysis is an asset. • Excellent writing and synthesis skills; familiar with preparing proposals, project briefings and reports. • Knowledge of the work of the ICRC and other humanitarian organizations within the migration, file an asset.

Price and Payment terms Prices offered have to be final, expressed as a monthly rate.^Currency: Euro Indicate prices without VAT. If VAT included, please specify (rate). Payments will be done in three times. First payment after two months, upon reception and validation of invoice. Second payment after four 4 months of work, upon reception and validation of invoice. Third payment within 30 (thirty) banking days from the date of recep-tion of the final report and invoice. All payments are done done by bank transfer. The con-sultant agrees to provide his / her registration or tax number and bank details.

Start and end of service The Consultant will start the service upon signature of the contract, for a total duration of work of six (6) full months.

Obligations of the consultant The Consultant shall carry out its contractual obligations to the best of its abilities and with all due care and diligence. The Consultant follows the ICRC security rules in respective location and adhere the code of conduct.

General Conditions All conditions not mentioned herein shall be governed by the ICRC General conditions for consulting contracts. Acceptance of the contract entails the waiving by the Consultant of its General Conditions of Sales, if any. ICRC is not liable to provide any explanation for its final selection of the Consultant

How to apply:

All offers must be in English and sent, before the closing date, by e-mail to: par_logtender_services@icrc.org

All offers submitted after the specified closing date are ineligible.

All offers received will be held in confidence.

Offer changes by Consultant must be received in writing prior to the closing date and must indicate that it is a revised tender.

Only the shortlisted Consultants will be notified of the result of the selection process.

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Malawi: Pharmacist

Organization: Partners in Health
Country: Malawi
Closing date: 09 Nov 2018

Position Description Overview:

  • Provide technical support to the clinical team in pharmaceutical management, capacity building, stock ordering management and clinical care.
  • Participate in and contribute to team initiatives at a cross site level.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support ongoing development of APZU Pharmacy team by providing management and supervision to Pharmacy Technicians, Assistants, Attendants and other support staff throughout MoH/PIH Pharmacies, and other satellite Pharmacy sites.
  • Ensure accurate medical consumption data is available from all end users, and supporting the medical team in making accurate medical forecasts to facilitate the international medical order process as per the routine schedule.
  • Provide standards and advice to APZU Medical team in Clinical Pharmacy, including the following:

    • Treatment protocol development
    • Clinical Formulary management
    • Administration and prescribing guidance
    • Dispensing protocols
  • Work collaboratively with the MoH Pharmacy Team, supporting internal weekly orders, monthly physical inventories, and the district wide Central Medical Stores’ order.

  • Work with Operations Team to provide technical advice and technical sign off on pharmaceutical procurement; including supplier assessments and selection, and participates in the local procurement committee when needed.

  • Work with PIH Warehouse Team to ensure medications are always appropriately stored with respect to cold chain, safe storage etc. and participates in clinical inventory when needed.

  • Implement minimum standards for pharmaceutical storage across all health facilities across Neno District and conducts quarterly supervision visits to each health centre.

  • Ensure compliance with international, local and PIH standards and collaborating with Pharmacy Staff to develop tools for safe storage, management and dispensing of controlled drugs e.g.:

    • Rolling out the use of PIH/MoH Controlled Drugs registers at all facilities’ stocking controlled drugs.
    • Developing dispensing standards for morphine suspension use within the Palliative Care setting.
  • Work with PIH Chronic Disease lead to ensure zero stock out days of chronic care medications across PIH Integrated Chronic Care (IC3) clinic,

  • Lead training and education sessions for Non-Communicable Disease staff on pharmaceutical aspects of care like inhaler technique training, and when applicable roll out the PIH Electronic Dispensing application.

  • Work with primary health care staff at Dambe Health Centre to enhance existing pharmacy services, rolling out supervised first dosing of antimalarial medications, tracking of drug consumption to the end user and implementing dispensing protocols.

  • Exercise good judgment and excellent routine communication with APZU clinical leadership, by highlighting concerning trends in consumption or pharmaceutical use; identifying budget or procedural concerns related to pharmaceuticals and consumables; and supporting the clinical and operations teams to implement and enforce best practices around clinical products.

  • Build and maintaining positive relationships with all members of staff, and contacts within and outside of the organization

  • Represent PIH/APZU at relevant meetings at the local, district and national level when assigned.

  • Collaborat with International Pharmacy Team on cross site projects as needed from time to time

Required Qualifications, Experience and Expertise:

  • BSc. Degree in Pharmacy
  • High ethical and professional standards to patients and employees
  • If Malawian, active registration with the Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board of Malawi by the time of the agreed to job start date. If non Malawian, active registration with a body of equal nature as the Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board of Malawi by the time of the agreed to job start date.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in an extensive Pharmacy setup
  • Deep knowledge on drugs, medical procedures and therapies
  • Interest in social medicine and health inequalities required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • High level of initiative
  • Ability to avoid all dual relationships with patients (any personal, financial, business, social or sexual relationship or other activity outside the context of the traditional doctor-patient relationship).

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE:

Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Through service delivery, training, advocacy and research, PIH works globally to bring the benefits of modern science to those most in need and to serve as an antidote to despair. PIH has programs in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Burundi, Kazakhstan, the Dominican Republic, and Boston.

PIH began working in Malawi in 2007, where today we support the Ministry of Health (MOH) to serve a catchment area of about 165,000 people through 11 health centres and two hospitals in partnership with our sister organizations. Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo (APZU) is in Neno District and we seek to recruit suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions:

How to apply:

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Etude de base sur les femmes Défenseuses des Droits Humains en RDC (Nord et Sud Kivu)

Organization: Protection International
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 15 Oct 2018

Protection International http://protectioninternational.org/ travaille avec les défenseurs des droits humains sur une approche globale et adaptée de la protection et la sécurité, qui repose sur trois piliers : (1) renforcer les capacités des défenseurs afin qu’ils gérèrent eux-mêmes leur protection, (2) promouvoir l’accomplissement par les autorités de leur responsabilité de protéger, et (3) engager d’autres individus et institutions ayant un intérêt positif dans la protection des défenseurs des droits humains font plus ou mieux, et ceux ayant un intérêt négatif à respecter les droits des Défenseurs des Droits Humains.

· Justification de l’étude de base

Protection International mène cette étude de base sur la sécurité et la protection des femmes défenseuses des Droits Humains (DDH) du Nord et Sud Kivu en RDC pour que son appui réponde aux besoins spécifiques de sécurité et de protection pour les femmes DDH.

L’étude de base fournira à PI une identification des besoins spécifiques. L’étude sera l’occasion de faire une révision des outils internes existants, et de définir des outils nécessaires tels que les indicateurs de politique et de programmation qui peuvent être développés dans son programme mis en œuvre en RDC dans les prochaines années.

L’étude de base vise à examiner la pertinence du soutien ainsi que des réponses apportées par différents acteurs et partenaires par rapport aux besoins de protection exprimés par des femmes DDH. L’étude permettra à Protection International de s’assurer que les projets à mettre en œuvre dans l’avenir sont correctement centré sur les besoins et questions spécifiques des défenseuses.

Le/a consultant(e) fournira à PI des orientations et conseils pour renforcer la réponse sexospécifique pour la protection globale des défenseurs des droits humains. Pour ce faire, il obtiendra l’implication des organisations (locales et internationales) travaillant sur la défense, la promotion et la protection des droits humains au Nord et Sud Kivu. L’étude de base se réalisera sur la base des normes internationales et de manière participative.

· Objectifs de l’étude de base

  • Évaluer l’ampleur des violations sexospécifiques subies par les femmes DDH dans le cadre de leur travail, en identifier le contexte ainsi que les acteurs (cartographie des acteurs existants);

  • Identifier les mécanismes, les pratiques et les attitudes qui ont contribué positivement à la protection et la sécurité des femmes DDH par les acteurs, les communautés locales ainsi que les organisations ;

  • Évaluer le niveau des ressources allouées et dépensées pour l’intégration de la sécurité des femmes DDH au sein des organisations ;

  • Fournir une base de référence sur le nombre de défenseuses des droits humains, leurs caractéristiques, leurs besoins, les défis rencontrés et les besoins à relever pour une bonne protection des femmes DDH au Nord et Sud Kivu.

  • Analyser et réviser les outils didactiques existants sur la sécurité des femmes DDH.

  • Identifier les indicateurs permettant de mesurer la prise en compte du genre.

· Méthodologie

L’étude utilisera une méthodologie participative, qui comprendra une auto-évaluation collective et individuelle par le biais d’enquêtes, de revue documentaire, d’entretiens avec le personnel et les organisations partenaires de PI, d’ateliers et de discussions de groupe. Tout au long de cette étude, le/a consultant(e) devrait tenir compte des données objectives et des perceptions du personnel quant à la réalisation de la protection des femmes DDH.

Deux domaines clés d’analyse :

I. Les questions de protection des femmes DDH dans le contexte des organisations de la société civile, et l’expertise existante en matière de protection et sécurité :

  • Contexte de travail des organisations, leurs relations avec les questions de genre et le débat actuel sur la protection des femmes DDH et les initiatives existantes;

  • Expertise, compétence et initiatives existantes en matière de renforcement des capacités du personnel dans le domaine de la protection en générale et des femmes en particulier.

II***. Gestion des connaissances au sein des équipes et perception externe de la protection des DDH/Femmes dans l’image publique et l’intervention externe des organisations***:

  • Gestion interne de l’information et des connaissances sur les questions de protection ;

  • Les initiatives en faveur de l’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes DDH dans l’analyse des risques et la mise en place des protocoles de sécurité ;

  • Le matériel didactique existant et sa pertinence sur la question du genre ;

  • L’intégration de l’approche de la protection des femmes dans l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre des programmes et services tenant compte des aspects sexospécifiques ;

  • Perception des réalisations (mécanismes, pratiques et attitudes qui ont permis d’obtenir des résultats positifs)

· Produits livrables

-Un rapport comprenant :

  • But, objectifs et enjeux de l’étude de base

  • Explication de la méthodologie utilisée et de la portée (et des limites) de l’étude

  • Présentation détaillés et analyse des résultats (20 pages maximum)

  • Conclusions claires, en référence aux questions de recherche

  • Un ensemble complet, cohérent et concrètement applicable de recommandations pouvant faire l’objet de mesures concrètes

  • Une liste des organisations et personnes interrogées, lieux visités, questionnaire, guide d’entrevue, brefs résumés des ateliers ou entretien.

  • Matériel de diffusion (matériel de présentation, notes d’orientation)

  • Ressources consultées

  • Un résumé, qui peut être utilisé indépendamment (2 pages maximum)

-Suggestion d’indicateurs pouvant mesurer la prise en compte de l’aspect genre (sur la bases des projets existants et à venir).

-Analyse et recommandations pour la révision du matériel didactique,

· Calendrier et budget

Durée totale de l’étude : 2 mois

Date souhaité de début de l’étude : 20 Octobre 2018

Échéancier :

-Esquisse : 15 novembre 2018

-Rapport préliminaire : Le 10 Décembre 2018.

-Rapport final d’étude de base : Le 20 Décembre 2018

Budget : Un montant maximum de 10.000€ tous les frais compris (y compris les frais de déplacement, assurance sur la base de coûts réels et raisonnables).

Qualifications requises de l’étude de base :

  • Expérience solide dans la conduite d’études participatives sur le genre,

  • Expérience des ONG Nationales ou internationales de défense des droits humains ;

  • Bonne connaissance des concepts de sécurité et protection,

  • Solides compétences en matière de formation et d’animation ;

  • Maitrise du français et capacité à travailler en anglais (atout)

  • Compréhension des besoins spécifiques des femmes DDH ;

  • Disponibilité pour voyager au Nord et Sud Kivu (RDC).

How to apply:

Intéressé(e)? Merci d’envoyer une offre avant le 15 octobre 2018 en précisant les détails suivants :

  • Brève explication de la compréhension de l’étude de base et de la méthodologie proposée (max. 3 pages).
  • CV;
  • Coordonnées de deux références ;
  • Budget détaillé et calendrier des activités.

A l’adresse mail : recruitment@protectioninternational.org mentionnant dans le sujet “Consultance Etude de Base Genre”. Merci d’indiquer votre nom dans le CV comme suit “Maria_Smith_CV.doc. “

Les offres soumises seront évaluées sur une base continue.

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Bangladesh: Database Management Officer

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Bangladesh
Closing date: 09 Oct 2018

Position Title : Database Management Officer

Duty Station : Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 09 October 2018

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Czech

Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Emergency Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Develop, implement and maintain an integrated mechanism for data collection using but not limited to, the Open Data Kit (ODK) platform and Kobo toolbox as a set of assessments tools.

  2. Identify, develop, implement, and support technology solutions for Information Management and database system related support for all IOM Bangladesh mission in line with ITC policies and standards.

  3. Assist IMS Officer in the supervision of data management activities including the collection, submission, quality control mechanisms and the transfer of data from an ODK server (MySQL) to NPM server (SQL).

  4. Support in designing solutions to integrate, centralize and automate data and information management within the program for enhanced achievement of displacement related data.

  5. Develop and maintain MySQL and SQL Servers.

  6. Support and assure the integrity and availability of mission-wide data systems, including proper backup/restore systems, data validation and security procedures.

  7. Provide support to reporting data and data analysis.

  8. Develop specific program guidelines and procedures related to information systems, including required data collection instruments and manuals to be used for field level data collection exercises and ensure that these are correctly implemented.

  9. Support in the training of staff involved in data entry and data processing to ensure proper maintenance and quality of different information and database needs.

  10. Supervise NPM Senior Database Manager assistant and provide guidance to enumerators and field officers.

  11. Provide technical support to the IOM programme coordinators, on the design and implementation of ODK, Kobo or similar platforms.

  12. Provide user support and the system training to the staff on ODK, Kobo or similar platforms and the appropriate databases.

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• At least one year of experience using the following tools: Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Visual Studio (ASP .NET C#), SQL Server. Experience in the development and implementation of population database systems (such as registrations, census or surveys);

• Minimum one year of experience in systems analysis and development, data modelling and

SQL programming;

• Minimum one year of experience in develop and maintaining data system with ODK/Kobo;

• Previous experience in humanitarian emergency context;

• Previous experience in the region or country is an advantage.

Languages

Fluency in English is required.

Desirable Competencies:

Values

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural

differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 09 October 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 03.10.2018 to 09.10.2018

Requisition: SVN 2018/244 (P) – Database Management Officer (P2) – Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

(55677131) Released

Posting: Posting NC55677154 (55677154) Released

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United States of America: Intern – focusing on data systems and analysis

Organization: United Nations Population Fund
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 15 Oct 2018

Background

The Humanitarian and Fragile Context Branch (HFCB) is the core unit within UNFPA tasked with providing guidance and support to the organization on humanitarian programming and operations. UNFPA is seeking an intern to assist in guidance and support functions ranging from policy and standards development, providing assistance in emergency financing and operations, emergency preparedness, disaster risk reduction, capacity building, and partnership-coordination.

Tasks and responsibilities

  1. Support all aspects of UNFPA’s humanitarian preparedness and emergency response portfolio. This may include supporting two online data portals (emergency fund and fast-track procedures) and the development and maintenance of a data framework for emergency funding analysis.
  2. Support the formulation of humanitarian financing trends analysis notably UNOCHA Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), including reporting on UNFPA’s humanitarian spending and collect good practices.
  3. Assist in updating humanitarian operations policy, guidelines, and tools, and provide any support in preparation of annual reports accordingly.
  4. Attend and assist in monthly meetings and prepare associated reports.
  5. Respond to requests from UNFPA’s Country and Regional offices.
  6. Undertake any other duties as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Advanced university degree (M.A) in social sciences, international development, or related field, or active enrollment in a Master’s programme.
  2. A mix of qualitative and quantitative skills, including advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.
  3. Field experience in humanitarian settings (preferred).
  4. Fluency in English, knowledge of another UN language is an asset.

Learning Elements

Upon completion of the assignment, and depending on its duration, the Intern should:

  1. Have an increased understanding of the UN system
  2. Understand UNFPA’s general mandate and policies, especially in humanitarian settings and emergency preparedness
  3. Have learned UNFPA technical language and working procedures
  4. Be able to write and formulate technical documents
  5. Have networked with partners, country and regional offices,
  6. Be able to work as a team member in a multicultural setting

How to apply:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to thwin@unfpa.org with subject line “Application: Humanitarian Intern” by October 15, 2018. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Preference will be given to candidates with immediate availability.

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Kenya: Data Analyst – Geospatial Focus

Organization: Kimetrica
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 12 Oct 2018

About Kimetrica

Kimetrica is a social enterprise with a mission to increase the effectiveness of spending in the social sector. We provide software to support evidence-based humanitarian decision-making and learning. We help governments and non-profit organisations increase the impact and efficiency of their social investments, enhance accountability, manage critical risks, and build donor or taxpayer confidence.

About the Position

Kimetrica is seeking a mid level data analyst with strong Python skills and strong experience in geospatial analysis, to join Kimetrica’s Data Lab. You will manage a team of analysts focused on analysis of climate, economic, environmental and health conditions in developing countries and fragile states. You will be able to lead the development of spatial data resources and production of meaningful map products for policy makers. You are will be familiar with a range of remote sensing data sources and be equally competent with handling raster and vector data.

In addition to strong geo-spatial analysis tools, you will have the ability to think strategically, identify critical data gaps, and define strategies, tools and processes for improving our acquisition, management and analysis of data resources.

Current projects are focused on analysing human conditions in conflict-affected populations and evaluating interventions. This is an opportunity to influence policy-making in leading international institutions for the benefit of some of the World’s most vulnerable communities.

This position will require flexibility and a strong desire to work with others and a globally-dispersed team to assist with the development of key deliverables.

Scope

The position will develop accurate, meaningful and high impact analysis based on deep data resources. Specifically, the Data Analyst will:

· Develop Python scripts for geo-spatial analysis and document methods;

· Manage data acquisition, normalization, cleaning and analysis processes;

· Liaise with the relevant project managers to understand their GIS requirements;

· Produce high quality cartographic products with assistance from graphic designers as needed;

· Develop and implement strategies for improving access to and management of data resources, particularly of geo-spatial data;

· Manage data archives and metadata; and

· Liaise with software developers to ensure that methods conform to best practices;

· Track tasking and code commits in Git.

Key Qualifications

· Graduate degree in a discipline with a strong statistical focus;

· 3+ years experience in GIS and geospatial analysis;

· Experience managing large datasets and excellent understanding of metadata

· Good working knowledge of Python including Geopandas and other geospatial libraries;

· Sharp analytical skills and problem-solving abilities;

· Ideally, strong cartographic skills;

· Strong organizational skills and ability to think proactively and strategically;

· Experience with Git an advantage;

· A desire to make a positive impact on the World.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with the candidate’s capabilities and experience. At Kimetrica, you will work alongside innovative thinkers at the forefront of developing new methods and technologies for humanitarian and development decision making. You will find a place where you can apply your skills to address some of the world’s most challenging problems, in an environment where intellectual curiosity forms a common thread among our technical and management teams.

The position is Nairobi based.

We offer the following:

Highly competitive salary package

Health, Dental, Optical and Life insurance

Generous vacation (24 days per year), holiday, and sick leave

Friendly and stimulating working environment

Major opportunities for career growth and on-the-job learning

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter with salary requirements to andrew.pasini@kimetrica.com. Please include in the subject line of your email “Data Analyst: Geospatial Focus.” Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Agricultural Crops Technical Advisor – Consultant

Organization: Rise Against Hunger
Closing date: 22 Oct 2018

Organizational Background:

Rise Against Hunger is driven by the vision of a world without hunger. Our mission is to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable and by creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources. RAH has a growing portfolio of programs aimed at eliminating chronic hunger and malnutrition around the world through sustainable community development that addresses the drivers of food insecurity. We are committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of ending hunger by 2030.

Rise Against Hunger aims to increase agricultural production and incomes through programs promoting improved agricultural methods, business skills, and market access. Our programming helps smallholder farmers build resilience to the shocks and stresses of climate change by promoting ecological approaches to agriculture as well as diversification.

Our Practice Area advisory team, comprised of short-term technical assistance (STTA) from various consultants, provides technical leadership to our overall strategy, and the design and implementation of projects.

Portfolio Description and Background:

The agricultural crops technical advisor will provide technical leadership and support to the assessment and design of food and fodder crop market system development projects. The position will play a key role in pursuit of strategic new business opportunities aligned with RAH’s focus on food and fodder crops, holistic ag/livelihood portfolio strategies, and RAH’s overall strategic goal.

The initial focus of this consultancy is working in collaboration with other subject matter experts to develop a multi-year strategy for Rise Against Hunger’s Empowering Communities portfolio, which strives to create food security by supporting increased accessibility of food through improved post-harvest storage and processing, strengthened agricultural value chains, and policies that support smallholder farmers. Following the creation of the multi-year strategy, the consultant will participate in the assessment and design of new food and fodder crop projects through 2019, as well as assist with technical writing for proposals and other funding opportunities. The initial consultancy term will be for three months with potential for iterative term renewals for six months at a time.

This role would include:

  • Driving the food and fodder crop strategy;

  • Providing technical support to field projects in implementation;

  • Supporting related strategic partnerships;

  • Collaborating on project design and implementation; and

  • Overall thought leadership in agricultural crop programming.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research/assessment of the food and fodder crops market systems in priority countries;

  • Prioritization and analysis of key economic opportunities for inclusive growth including:

  • Financial modeling of on and off-farm crop-based business opportunities;

  • Economic opportunities and barriers to women and youth engagement in on and off farm business opportunities;

  • Estimation of economic losses due to spoilage/post-harvest losses;

  • Evaluation of food and fodder supply chains; and

  • Systems for quality-based payment programs;

  • Identification of change agents and lead firms followed by development of partnerships, with these local/national/international public and private market actors;

  • Design of technical approaches and specific interventions to support inclusive markets, which benefits smallholder producers as well as other actors in the system, particularly climate smart approaches;

  • Identification of innovative, evidence-based approaches to agricultural crops market development and potential scaling up strategies; and

  • Serve as a technical contributor in internal and external project design meetings;

  • Proposal writing in areas of technical expertise;

  • Technical backstopping of current programs, which may include:

  • Review of and input to technical manuals;

  • Participation in quarterly meetings with project staff, as relevant;

  • Provide in-country technical assistance and/or develop SOW for external technical assistance.

Level of Effort and Duration

The initial consultancy term will be for six months with potential for iterative term renewals for six months at a time. This consultancy will not exceed 40 LOE days per annum.

Reporting & Supervision:

Reports to the Food Security and Livelihoods Manager based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Position Location: Remote (consultant’s home location), with the occasional travel to Raleigh, NC and to overseas project sites.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in agriculture, agribusiness, agricultural economics, or relevant field;

  • A minimum of seven years of experience in technical assessment, design and implementation of agricultural development projects in West Africa, South Asia, Southern Africa, Haiti or the Philippines;

  • Prior experience leading food and fodder market assessments, prioritization of interventions and project design for large-scale projects;

  • Strong understanding of private sector-led approaches to food and fodder market system development;

  • Detailed understanding of role of agricultural crops in household resilience, particularly in vulnerable communities;

  • Experience in building agriculture service delivery systems, (extension, inputs, and private sector services businesses) around food and fodder crop production and processing;

  • Demonstrated experience in networking with donors, government officials and the private sector;

  • Demonstrated experience in proposal development and writing for federal and large foundation donors (e.g., USDA, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, etc.);

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop collaborative relationships; and

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Prior living and working experience in one or more of the following areas/regions: West Africa, South Asia, Southern Africa, Haiti or the Philippines;

  • Senior experience in agricultural crop production interventions;

  • Experience in making food and fodder markets and market systems sustainable at scale;

  • Experience making agricultural crop development approaches more gender responsive;

  • Experience in fragile environments preferred; and

  • Flexibility and the ability to build internal capacity at Rise Against Hunger and among implementing partners.

How to apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to cnguyen@riseagainsthunger.org. Please indicate Agricultural Crops Technical Advisor in the subject line.

*To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

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Ireland: Programme Knowledge and Learning Adviser

Organization: Concern Worldwide
Country: Ireland
Closing date: 21 Oct 2018

Job Title: Programme Knowledge and Learning Adviser.

Reports to: Director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning.

Liaises with: SAL Technical Advisers, Regional Directors, Desk Officers, Emergency Directorate staff, Advocacy Team, Communications & Web teams, Country office programme staff. Other Concern functions and offices, as necessary on Knowledge Management. Alliance2015 counterparts.

Job location: Dublin with occasional travel to Concern’s countries of operation.

Pay Band: Pay Band 5: €44,669 – €52,552
Contract: Two year fixed term contract with possibility of extension.

Job Purpose: To support the design, development and implementation of high quality organisational learning and knowledge management functions, processes and systems in Concern.
Key Responsibilities:
Knowledge Management

  1. Facilitate and support the design, development and use of suitable knowledge management/sharing systems and their components.
  2. Keep up to date the Knowledge Exchange portal internally and on the Concern external website.
  3. Facilitate the development and production of the internal Knowledge Matters publication, a compilation of evidence and learning from Concern’s programme work.
  4. Assist in the quality assurance of programme evaluations
  5. Support the coordination and quality assurance of programme webinars.
  6. Produce any necessary guidelines for management and sharing of programme knowledge across Concern.
  7. Keep abreast of the latest developments in Knowledge Sharing, with a special focus on the development, humanitarian and advocacy work of international NGOs and keeping key manager informed of same.
  8. Support programme focused staff with advice related to compliance with GDPR.

Learning

  1. Incentivise and support the documentation of learning among Concern programme staff, through provision of guidance to home and field based programmes staff in accordance with adult learning, organisational learning and Results Based Management principles.
  2. Periodically, help to distil Concern learning through various types of filtering and distillation of learning, e.g. meta-analysis of evaluations or annual reports etc.
  3. Periodically and in conjunction with key advisers, help to distil external learning to get it into forms that render it more useful to programme teams in designing new programmes and writing up key proposals.

Research

  1. Support the strategic management of research activities in Concern through coordination and support as required by key SAL managers, e.g. compilation list of research currently being undertaken, posting research outputs on the Knowledge Exchange, quality assurance of adherence to agreed processes etc.
  2. On request, assist in distilling learning from relevant research and share across the organisation.
  3. Support to the identification of key research questions and to the analysis of data from the research data Concern has gathered or has access to.

Other:

  1. Liaise with Alliance2015 partners and other organisations of significance for Concern and support sharing of information, research projects and other relevant initiatives in Concern’s interest.
  2. Serve as SAL liaison or contact point with Human Resources on areas such as induction and e-learning modules.
  3. Travel to Concern country offices to provide support in areas of expertise, depending of demand.

Skills and Experience Required:
Essential:
• Educated to Master’s Degree level in Development/Humanitarian Studies or similar.
• Experience with systems of knowledge management and sharing in an international organisation, preferably an international NGO.
• In-depth knowledge of PM&E principles and systems, the Managing for Development Results and Results Based Management agendas and how these can be applied, especially in contexts of weak education levels.
• Understanding of humanitarian principles and practice and the implications of a humanitarian mandate.
• Strong analytical skills with ability to distil key findings and learning from longer documents, both Concern’s and external.
• Proven research skills and understanding of research methods.
• Strong writing skills with the ability to be clear, well-structured and succinct.
• Ability to be consistent and diligent in basic knowledge management tasks with minimum supervision and adhering to high standards of quality assurance/compliance.
• Proven ability to facilitate the generation, distillation and capture of learning for sharing and use by others.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to operate as part of a team as well as working independently.
Excellent spoken and written English.

Desirable:
• At least two years working in developing countries or on support to developing country programmes.
• Experience working in an advisory role or function.
• Experience in a humanitarian context.
• Solid understanding of at least one ‘technical area’ from: food security, agriculture, nutrition, health, WASH or education.
• Knowledge of Data Privacy issues and GDPR regulations.
• Excellent written French.
• Experience of working with a range of Knowledge Management, INGOs and PM&E systems.
• Experience with relevant capacity building and skills development initiatives.

To apply: CVs should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application.
Concern is an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all section of the community.

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.

Your Personal Data
During this job application, you will provide Concern with your personal data. Concern takes its responsibilities towards this personal data very seriously and is committed to complying with all relevant data protection legislation.

Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on ensuring that the name of any employee or volunteer (existing or new), does not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated List).
Any offer of employment (either paid or voluntary) with Concern Worldwide will only be made following a successful clearance check being conducted on the applicant and such checks may be updated periodically during the course of the period of employment.

By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists

In certain circumstances, donors may request that personal data relating to employees to work on the activities that they fund be provided directly to them – so that they can perform their own counter terrorism checks. This may involve transferring some basic personal data outside the EEA. It will be a condition of your employment contract that Concern be allowed to share this information with institutional donors for these purposes.
For additional information please consult our web site or contact the Human Resource Division in our Head Office.

You have certain rights under data protection legislation. For more information on how to exercise those rights please visit www.concern.net/about/privacy

Please only apply for this position if you are satisfied with the proposed processing of your personal data as outlined above.

How to apply:

CVs should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net

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Aruba (The Netherlands): Information Management Intern

Organization: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
Country: Aruba (The Netherlands)
Closing date: 14 Oct 2018

Contract duration: Fixed-term 4-6 week contract (full-time)

Projected start date: 22 October, 2018

Reports to: Associate Project Manager/Information Management Officer

About HOT

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is a US-based NGO and global community of thousands of volunteers working together to use maps and open data for humanitarian response and the Sustainable Development Goals. As the world’s preeminent participatory mapping NGO, HOT has fostered a global mapping community composed of more than 130,000 people with ground operations in eight countries. During crisis, HOT rallies this global network to create the maps and data that enable responders to reach those in need.

HOT is soliciting CVs of applicants for positions in Aruba for an anticipated project supporting UNHCR and the Government of Aruba. Goals of the project include rapid population estimation, profiling of migration / populations of concern (including migration related to the Venezuela crisis) and mapping access to key social services related to protection issues.

About the Position

This position will support a workstream related to gathering, analyzing, and reporting on data related to a rapid population estimation and profiling exercise. The intern will, in addition to co-designing data collection methods and instruments, support data analysis and information product design. This includes statistical and qualitative analysis of household survey data, producing infographics, print and web maps, data visualizations (charts/graphs), and reports. The candidate selected will work closely with another team responsible for managing data collection and survey operations.

This individual will ensure that data is up to date, correctly attributed and openly accessible, to facilitate the creation of comprehensive, highly detailed common operational datasets, population estimates, and protection profiles for populations of concern.

S/he may also support monitoring and evaluation, ensuring that outputs and outcomes of project activities are appropriately captured in order to provide accurate, nuanced reporting to project partners. The intern will involve management and manipulations of data across platforms, and require inclusion of responsible data practices for working with sensitive data.

Responsibilities

  • Support development of household surveys using mobile tools such as OpenDataKit (ODK) and Kobo Collect.

  • Help organise and manage survey forms and resulting data sets conduct initial analysis of the data.

  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data sets using statistical software and GIS tools.

  • Assist in creating data products such as web and print maps and infographics which integrate open geospatial data / OpenStreetMap with household survey quantitative and qualitative data sets.

  • Communicate about project activity, including assisting with regular blogs posts and (social) media updates as required.

  • Assist with production of detailed reports and presentations incorporating above outputs.

  • Adapt to changing project priorities and support other duties as assigned.

About You

Required:

  • Care deeply about the mission: passionate about humanitarian / development work demonstrated through prior professional or volunteer experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (Preferred)

  • Experience in GIS and geospatial data analysis

  • Experience with mobile survey tools including OpenMapKit, OpenDataKit (ODK), Kobo Collect, X-form building

  • Experience running training sessions, workshops or teaching

  • ICT and information management skills and eagerness/ability to learn new technologies.

  • Strong communication skills, including advanced written and spoken English

  • Qualitative and quantitative analytical skills using statistical software or programming languages

  • Proven ability to work independently and lead activities, complete deliverables with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated understanding of open source culture and ethos across cultural contexts

  • Able to travel 100%

Additional desirable skillsets:

  • Experience working in or knowledge of complex refugee and migration situations

  • Clear vision of participatory data collection methods and community involvement, preferably using OpenStreetMap

  • Experience with OpenStreetMap tools, such JOSM and iD

  • Experience with open source GIS tools such as QGIS

  • Experience working with business intelligence/reporting tools such as PowerBI

Conditions:

  • Volunteer basis, with allowances below.

  • During country deployment:

  • Allowance provided to cover all transport, meals and accommodation.

  • Corporate insurance covering medical emergencies. **

How to apply:

To apply, please fill in the linked to this posting. Please make sure to follow through to the 2nd part of the form to upload CV/Cover Letter (in one document).

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Aruba (The Netherlands): Mapping Supervisor (2 Positions)

Organization: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
Country: Aruba (The Netherlands)
Closing date: 14 Oct 2018

Contract duration: Fixed-term 1 or 2 month contracts (full-time)

Projected start date: November 2018

Reports to: Associate Project Manager

About HOT

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is a US-based NGO and global community of thousands of volunteers working together to use maps and open data for humanitarian response and the Sustainable Development Goals. As the world’s preeminent participatory mapping NGO, HOT has fostered a global mapping community composed of more than 130,000 people with ground operations in five countries. When major disaster strikes anywhere in the world, HOT rallies this global network to create the maps and data that enable responders to reach those in need.

HOT is soliciting CVs of applicants for positions in Aruba for an anticipated project supporting UNHCR and the Government of Aruba. Goals of the project include rapid population estimation, profiling of migration / populations of concern (including migration related to the Venezuela crisis) and mapping access to key social services related to protection issues.

About the Position

Mapping Supervisors will lead HOT’s field data collection activities on the project in close coordination with the Associate Project Manager and Project Managers. This includes assisting with in-person training, providing into into the design of field data collection, and supervising the work of up to 5 surveyors.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Associate Project Manager/Trainer and Project Managers in organizing and facilitating OSM trainings, workshops, and awareness sessions

  • Organize large-scale data collection campaigns in coordination with partner organizations

  • Implement data collection forms using OpenDataKit Collect, OpenMapKit and other mobile data collection tools

  • Provide technical guidance and expertise on participatory mapping and OpenStreetMap

  • Supervise data collection in an entire district with a team of up to 5 surveyors

  • Assist in project report writing and translation as necessary

  • Communicate regularly with community members and partners regarding the mapping project and progress, and provide feedback dialogue with management team

  • Submit progress reports as requested, and assist in producing project deliverables

  • Other duties as assigned

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field with one year professional experience. In lieu of a completed degree, the candidate should have at least three years of relevant work experience

  • Experience with OpenStreetMap tools, such JOSM and iD, QGIS

  • Experience with mobile survey tools including OpenMapKit, OpenDataKit (ODK), Kobo Collect, Field Papers and X-form building

  • Strong ICT and information management skills and eagerness/ability to learn new technologies

  • Ability to collaborate with and take guidance from project leadership and staff

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Strong communication skills, including advanced written and spoken English

  • Spanish or Papiamento language skills

  • Proven ability to work independently and complete deliverables with minimal supervision

  • Able to travel 100%

Additional desirable skillsets:

  • Experience working with GIS and other mapping platforms strongly preferred

  • Experience in disaster response, open data or open source strongly desired

  • Sector expertise in disaster risk reduction, public health, or water, sanitation, & hygiene

  • Experience running training sessions, workshops or teaching

Conditions:

  • Assignment on contractor basis. Salary determined by HOT pay scales.

  • Aruba work authorization preferred. For applicants residing outside Aruba, HOT may consider providing housing costs on an exceptional basis.

  • Food allowance and housing provided for all candidates while staying away from home.**

How to apply:

Please complete the form linked to this posting. Make sure to continue and complete the second part of the form and upload your CV/Cover Letter (in one document).

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Switzerland: Geospatial Analyst

Organization: Human Rights Watch
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 02 Nov 2018

FIXED-TERM FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
Geospatial Analyst
Program Department
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Program Department of Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking a full-time geospatial analyst to provide remote sensing, GIS and field data collection support for research on violations of international human rights and humanitarian law. This position is fixed-term for two years, with the possibility of extension, and reports to the director of geospatial analysis, based in the Geneva Office. The preferred location for this position is Geneva, Switzerland, but other locations will be considered.

Responsibilities:

  1. Work with Researchers in HRW’s geographic and thematic divisions to assess their satellite data and analysis needs for ongoing and future projects;
  2. Provide training and technical support to Researchers for field data collection, including the use of mobile apps and geographically-enabled devices;
  3. Select and order satellite data from commercial providers and scientific agencies;
  4. Process and transfer satellite and related geospatial datasets into the organization’s internal and cloud-based servers;
  5. Conduct primary research with active and passive satellite and drone sensor data using a range of remote sensing methods, including photointerpretation, pixel and object-based classification, coherence change detection and related fuzzy modelling and regression routines;
  6. Produce photogrammetric products, including orthomosaics, DTMs and 3D site models from drone and field imagery;
  7. Script Python code for specialized image and vector research applications;
  8. Conduct spatiotemporal analysis of both field and satellite-derived vector datasets;
  9. Work with HRW’s Communications and Publications Divisions on the design and public release of geospatial research products, including maps, satellite imagery and related geographic datasets;
  10. Support Deep Learning / AI projects on remotely sensed data;
  11. Support the design and implementation of online mapping projects and services;
  12. Support the collection and processing of unstructured social media data sources for geospatial modelling, verification and related forensic activities;
  13. Evaluate quality and potential relevancy of geographic datasets from external agencies and local human rights partners;
  14. Review and evaluate planned and newly launched satellite sensors for potential research applications;
  15. Conduct academic and industry literature reviews on relevant geospatial topics;
  16. Participate in relevant technical and human rights meetings and conferences; and
  17. Perform other duties, as required.

Qualifications:

Education: A bachelor’s or technical college degree in remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS) or equivalent industry studies, is required; An advanced (graduate) degree is desirable.

Experience: A minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience is required.

Related Skills and Knowledge:

  1. Proficiency, experience and/or familiarity with the following technical software and tools is desirable, but it is not required or expected that applicants have all the skills and knowledge described below:
    • ESRI ArcGIS software;
    • ENVI/IDL, ERDAS IMAGINE or equivalent remote sensing software packages;
    • PYTHON scripting, familiarity with ArcGIS API for Python;
    • Photointerpretation of very high-resolution satellite data;
    • ArcGIS Server and Online;
    • Cloud-based analytical tools and services, including Google Earth Engine;
    • Photogrammetric software including Pix4D;
    • Deep Learning and AI applications;
    • Commercial and scientific satellite sensors (multispectral and SAR); and
    • IMINT, GEOINT concepts.

  2. An understanding of the principles of analysis of satellite images and willingness to learn new skills is required.

  3. The ability to multi-task effectively, including having strong planning and organizing skills, and ability to work well under pressure are required.

  4. The ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision and work independently as well as function as a member of a diverse team with staff in multiple locations globally is required.

  5. Proficiency in English (CEFR C1 / C2) is required. Proficiency in other languages is highly desirable.

  6. Ability to explain verbally and in writing complex technical subjects clearly, compellingly and respectfully to non-specialist audiences, including colleagues, policymakers, and the public is desirable.

  7. Experience working with non-governmental or intergovernmental organizations is desirable.

  8. A demonstrated interest and activity in international human rights is desirable.

Duration: Initial fixed-term employment for a two-year period. Renewable dependent upon availability of continued funding.

Salary and Benefits: HRW seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits. HRW offers a relocation assistance package and will assist employees in obtaining necessary work authorization, if required; citizens of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.

Human Rights Watch is strong because it is diverse. We do not discriminate in hiring practices and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all abilities, ages, gender identities and expressions, national origins, races and ethnicities, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, and those with criminal records to apply. We welcome all kinds of diversity. Our employees include people who are parents and nonparents, the self-taught and university educated, and from a wide span of socio-economic backgrounds and perspectives on the world. Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.

How to apply:

How to Apply: Please apply immediately by visiting our online job portal at https://www.hrw.org/careers and attaching a letter of interest and CV or resume. No calls or email inquiries, please. Only complete applications will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application submission, please email recruitment@hrw.org. Due to the large response, application submissions via email will not be accepted and inquiries regarding the status of applications will go unanswered.

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South Sudan: Consultant – Multi Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) – Juba*

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 18 Oct 2018

Position Title : Consultant – Multi Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) – Juba*

Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan

Classification : Consultant, Grade OTHE

Type of Appointment : Consultant, Three months

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 18 October 2018

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context:

Organizational Structure of IOM Migration Health Division:

IOM’s work in emergencies is guided by the Migration Crisis Operational Framework (MCOF), which was developed at the request of IOM Member States, pursuant to their growing interest in the migration consequences of crisis situations, and adopted during the 101st Session of the IOM Council in 2012. As one of the 15 sectors of assistance within the MCOF, health support is an integral part of IOM’s overall humanitarian response.

The IOM South Sudan Health Programme started in 2009. With the ongoing violence that started December 2013, IOM is increasing its emergency health response operations and where appropriate integrates health activities in multi-sectoral approaches (e.g. with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Shelter, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Protection) in conflict affected sites, ensuring coordination as well as information sharing with respective government authorities as well as with the Health, CCCM, Shelter and Protection Cluster partners. Key IOM interventions to support the Government of South Sudan, the Ministry of Health and partners include the following but not limited to; enhancing access to primary healthcare services for Internal Displaced Peoples (IDPs) and affected communities particularly in hard-to-reach locations and those living in temporary shelters through static and mobile health clinics, support to recovery of local health systems through transition and post crisis phase, facilitating health referrals to hospitals or to partner agencies, provision of medicines and medical supplies as well as contributing to existing early warning and disease outbreak surveillance mechanisms.

Under the overall guidance direct supervision of the IOM South Sudan Migration Health Program coordinator and, under the technical guidance of the emergency Migration Health officer, the incumbent successful candidate will be accountable for conducting the implementation of the Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) in specific locations in South Sudan.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Overall Objective

The main objective of the survey is to collect statistically sound, internationally comparable estimates of key indicators that are used to assess the health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), HIV, nutrition situation of Wau, Malakal and Bentiu POC residents.

Specific Objectives

  1. To estimate the coverage of health interventions (e.g. measles and Penta 3 vaccinations and vitamin A supplementation).
  2. To retrospectively estimate the levels of crude and under five mortality rate.
  3. To estimate the prevalence of acute malnutrition (wasting and oedema) among children aged 6 to 59 months.
  4. To assess WASH and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) knowledge and practices in the population.
  5. To assess the pattern of perceived morbidities in children 6 to 59 months of age and in adults.
  6. To assess health seeking behavior and Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) on common morbidities and prevention methods.
  7. To estimate Incidence of top morbidities.

Main Tasks related to the job

  1. Develop the MICS survey protocol (methodology, questionnaires, tools, and guidelines) and present to partners/stakeholders (e.g. ministries, UN Agencies, etc.).
  2. Develop survey implementation Plan and timeline.
  3. Provide technical and managerial support to the direct implementation of the MICS survey.
  4. Recruit and train enumerators and necessary staffs for the survey.
  5. Oversee each stage of the survey process and ensure that the MICS protocols and standards are followed, more specifically during training and field supervision visits.
  6. Communicate regularly with the IOM MHU Programme Coordinator, responding to all MICS related issues in a timely manner.
  7. Provide progress reports on MICS activities to the IOM MHU office on a monthly basis.
  8. Ensure that survey data are entered and analysed timely.
  9. Present draft report for comments by MHU before submitting the final survey report.
  10. Ensure that all survey related documents and deliverables (questionnaires, manuals, expert reports, final report, datasets, etc.) are properly archived throughout the survey process.
  11. Participate in all MICS Steering and Technical Committee meetings.
  12. Ensure that lessons learned, problems, and good practices are documented throughout the MICS process and rapidly shared with the IOM Programme Coordinator through all means available.
  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Tangible and measurable output of the work assignment

  1. Weekly written progress update of activities to IOM;

  2. Survey protocol.

  3. MICS draft report and presentation to the health and Nutrition cluster.

  4. MICS final report.

  5. Soft and/or hard copy of raw data.

Realistic delivery dates and details as to how the work must be delivered:

  1. Develop protocol and field test survey questionnaire – within two weeks of start date
  2. Conduct survey and finalize data collection at all sites – within 8 weeks of the start date
  3. Data cleaning and first draft report submission – within 10 weeks of start date
  4. Presentation of survey findings to stake holders and final report submission afterwards – within 12 weeks of start date
  5. Presentation of survey findings to different clusters and stakeholders and submit final report – within 12 weeks of start date. **

Performance indicators for evaluation of results (value of services rendered in relation to their cost relation to their cost)
**

  1. Protocol developed and field tested -– 15%

  2. Cconduct survey and finalize data collection at all sites – 50%

  3. Data cleaning and first draft report submission – 15%

  4. Presentation to stake holders and final report submission – 20%

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• University degree in Social Sciences, Demography, Statistics, Epidemiology or any other related technical field from an accredited academic institution is required.

Experience

• At least five years’ experience in the coordination and/or management of quantitative household surveys (prior MICS or Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) coordination experience highly desirable);

• Strong computer skills and strong expertise in statistical analyses (familiarity with data processing and data analysis software, particularly SPSS);

• Training experience and ability to organize and facilitate training and presentation;

• Experience in data analysis and survey report writing;

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

• Familiarity and previous experience of working in South-Sudan highly desirable and/or in the region;

• Ability and willingness to travel extensively in-country.

Other competencies:

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and to establish harmonious and effective relationships both within and outside the organization

• Demonstrated leadership, managerial and supervisory ability

Languages

Excellent oral and written communications in English. Knowledge of Arabic and/or one of regional languages is an advantage.

Note

*This position has frequent travel to three IOM Project Sites – Bentiu, Wau and Malakal

Desirable Competencies:

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values

• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences;

encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators

• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Other:

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 18 October 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 05.10.2018 to 18.10.2018

Requisition: CON 2018/52 – Consultant – MultiClusterIndicatorSurvey(MICS)- Juba*, South Sudan

(55679345) Released

Posting: Posting NC55679358 (55679358) Released

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Crisis Tracker Data Assistant, Part-time

Organization: Invisible Children
Closing date: 02 Nov 2018

Position Title: Crisis Tracker Data Assistant

Employment Status: Part-time, hourly rate

Location: Washington, D.C. (preferred) or remote

Direct Supervisor: Director of Research and Policy

About Invisible Children and the Crisis Tracker

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Invisible Children (IC) is an international non-profit organization working to end violent conflict and exploitation facing our world’s most isolated and unprotected communities. We partner with local visionaries in volatile conflict zones to build community-led initiatives and drive global policy change to end violent conflict and ensure communities have the safety they deserve. When Invisible Children was founded in 2004, our primary aim was to hasten an end to the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) crisis in central Africa and support the lasting recovery of communities in the region targeted by the LRA and other armed groups. Our comprehensive approach to the LRA crisis has integrated every level of intervention, from direct partnerships with local communities to advocacy campaigns targeting international policymakers.

Over the course of 12 years working with remote communities in central Africa, we have contributed to significant progress in ending the LRA crisis, while refining and adapting our programs to address violence perpetrated by a number of armed groups and other destabilizing forces threatening the central Africa region. IC’s current work focuses on developing innovative and sustainable solutions to regional insecurity and armed group violence. In recent years, this has included the exploration of community-based initiatives and conflict analysis to address the intersection of human security and illicit wildlife trafficking in the central Africa region.

The Crisis Tracker is a geospatial database and reporting project managed by IC which aims to track incidents of violent conflict in the tri-border region encompassing eastern Central African Republic, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and southwestern South Sudan. Launched in 2011 as the LRA Crisis Tracker, the project was renamed as the Crisis Tracker in September 2018 to better reflect the breadth of conflict dynamics covered by the project. Through publication of regular reports and sharing of collected data, the Crisis Tracker aims to help overcome the current deficit of relevant and timely information related to armed group activity and to support improved policy and protection responses.

Position Summary

Invisible Children is seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Crisis Tracker Data Assistant to assist with gathering, entering, revamping, and analyzing conflict data so that the tool can report on violence in central Africa in a way that will lead to better humanitarian response and more accurate conflict analysis. In particular, this work will help IC securely and thoroughly document information about children and adults who are abducted by, and/or escape from, armed groups such as the LRA. This documentation will play a critical role in supporting efforts by IC and other stakeholders in the region to ensure that armed group escapees receive proper care and are safely reunited with their families. It may also contribute to future transitional justice initiatives.

Responsibilities

● Using information provided by IC’s early warning system and other sources, enter data into IC’s secure online database create incident reports for armed group attacks involving civilians, with a particular focus on incidents involving abductions and escapes;

● Evaluate data and past emails to draft profiles of individual abductees and escapees;

● Use context clues to connect incident reports with escapee and abductee records;

● Create profiles of armed group escapee/missing person profiles using historical data;

● Miscellaneous data entry and data cleaning;

● Assist in the identification of trends in violence, particularly abductions, by armed groups.

Required skills/experience

● Fluency in English (oral and written);

● Proficiency in MS Excel and/or Google Sheets;

● Attention to detail and accuracy;

● Efficient organization skills;

● Proactive;

● Ability to learn and master new software and programs;

● Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Preferred skills/experience

● Proficiency in French (written);

● Proficiency with Salesforce;

● Familiarity with humanitarian and civilian protection issues in the tri-border region of CAR, DRC, and South Sudan.

Time Commitment

5-8 hours per week. Ideally, the Data Assistant’s schedule will be flexible in order to enter data on armed group incidents soon after they are reported.

Duration

Six months with the opportunity for renewal.

Hourly rate

$20-$30/hour, depending on qualifications.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, submit your CV and a cover letter via email to agroth@invisiblechildren.com no later than November 2, 2018. Please include “Data Assistant Application” in the subject of the email.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

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Switzerland: INTERN – INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, I (Temporary Job Opening) JOB ID: 104744

Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 29 Nov 2018

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the UN Secretariat department responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to complex emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA also ensures that there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.
Located within the Information Management Branch (IMB), the Field Information Services (FIS) section is responsible for strengthening the information management capacity of OCHA in both disaster preparedness and response. In particular, the principal roles of FIS are to: facilitate the effective strategic management of OCHA’s field information domain, i.e. the range and volume of information that OCHA acquires, generates and disseminates; provide coordination and leadership in the application of information management in disaster preparedness and response, helping to assure that the information resources and information management expertise required by OCHA to function effectively in emergencies is available; and build sustainable partnerships in advance of disasters that directly contribute to the predictable exchange of information in emergencies.
This internship will be based in Geneva, Switzerland, and the intern will be under the general guidance and direct supervision of manager situated within the section of assignment. The internship is being offered for a minimum period of three (3) months, with a possibility of extension up to a maximum period of six (6) months, with a commencement date ranging from December 2018 through January 2019.

Responsibilities

In general, the intern will support OCHA in fulfilling its mission to coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention; and facilitate sustainable solutions.
Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and duties may include but are not limited to assisting with the design and preparation of studies on humanitarian technology and innovation; support building mobile applications; designing training materials; supporting various aspects of graphic design for info-graphics, UI/UX (user-interface/ user-experience) design and video editing; assisting in humanitarian data analysis; supporting GIS/mapping/BI projects and; performing other tasks requested by the supervisor.

Competencies

CREATIVITY: Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
TECHNOLOGICAL AWARENESS: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
TEAMWORK: works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
  • Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation from an academic programme.
    Applicants who are unable to commence the internship within one year of graduation shall not be accepted.
    The University degree must be in the area of political science, social science, geography, business administration, information technology, information systems, mobile development or in a related field.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional working experience for participation in the Programme though any academic and/or practical experience in humanitarian affairs issues including humanitarian coordination, computer science, information management, information systems, or information architecture is desirable. Familiarity with data management (e.g. Excel) and/or content management tools (e.g. Drupal) would be an asset.
Applicants should be computer literate in standard software applications; have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations, a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter and; have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another United Nations official language (Arabic, Chinese, Russian Spanish) is an advantage.

Assessment

Candidates will be assessed based on their Personal History Profile (PHP). Individual interviews may be conducted by the Hiring Manager directly for further consideration. A complete online application (e.g. cover note and PHP) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The cover Note must include:
-Title of degree you are currently pursuing;
-Graduation date (when will you be graduating from the programme);
-IT skills and programmes in which you are proficient;
-Explanation why you are the best candidate for the internship position.
In your PHP, be sure to include all past work experience, if any; IT skills and three (3) references. Due to high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

Special Notice

Applicants are encouraged to apply for internships which relate directly to their studies and/or skills and expertise. Applicants are asked to please indicate preferences which best match her/his suitability and do so carefully to enhance the value of the internship for both the intern and the receiving United Nations (UN) Secretariat department/ office.
A person who is the child or sibling of a staff member shall not be eligible to apply for an internship at the UN Secretariat. An applicant who bears to a staff member any other family relationship may be engaged as an intern, provided that he or she shall not be assigned to the same work unit of the staff member nor placed under the direct or indirect supervision of the staff member. For purposes of this advertisement, “child” means (i) the child of a staff member; (ii) the child of the spouse of a staff member (e.g. stepchild); and (iii) the spouse of a child of a staff member or a staff member’s spouse (e.g. son- or daughter-in-law). “Sibling” includes the child of both or either parent of a staff member and the child.
In line with the UN Internship programme, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs-(OCHA) internship provides a framework by which students from diverse academic backgrounds gain exposure to the work of the UN through assignment to offices within the Secretariat. The Programme endeavours to attract qualified students, offering them an opportunity to enrich their educational experience through exposure to the work of the Organization. Equally, it provides the Office with the assistance of students specialized in various professional fields. The internship is an unpaid and full-time opportunity and the intern must adhere to the established official weekly working hours of the duty station where it is based with one hour for a lunch break.
Qualified individuals may apply directly to this and other opportunities with the UN Secretariat at https://careers.un.org
For more information on the Programme, please visit https://www.unog.ch

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

How to apply:

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Jordan: Short – Term Consultancy : Situational Analysis of Child Labour in Jordan.

Organization: Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 22 Oct 2018

Terre des hommes (Tdh) Jordan delegation is seeking to contract a national expert or a team of experts that display the human, ethical and technical capacities to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the situation of child labour in Jordan.

I. Organization and Context background information

Created in 1960, the Foundation of Terre des hommes Lausanne (Tdh) mission is to defend and promote the rights of children, in humanitarian as well as development contexts. Today, Terre des hommes Foundation is the largest non-governmental organization (NGO) for children’s aid in Switzerland. Tdh implements projects and programs in more than 40 countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Syria. Over the last fifty years, Terre des hommes has developed several programmes, in two core areas: healthcare and child protection. Every year, Tdh offers sustainable solutions and a better future for over one million children and their relatives by focusing on two levels:

  • through field intervention worldwide for children, whereby projects are carried out under our own management or in partnership with local organizations;

  • as an ambassador for children’s rights in Switzerland and throughout the world, through advocacy campaigns that promote the fundamental rights of children as contained in the Convention on the Rights of the Child adopted by the UN in 1989.

Tdh Jordan was established in 2007 in response to the Iraqi refugee crisis. Since then the Migration program has evolved into responding to various emergencies that have afflicted the country at different periods in time, including the Syrian refugee crisis. In 2011 the organization established an Access to Justice program, focused on protecting the rights of children in conflict with the law aiming to orient the justice stakeholders towards a more child friendly and protective juvenile justice system.

Currently Tdh works with the Syrian refugees in the Emirates Jordanian camp (EJC), urban Syrian refugees and vulnerable host communities through several child focused interventions, covering geographical areas of Amman, Zarqa, Irbid, Mafraq and Jerash. Tdh partners with governmental and civil society actors to protect the rights of children in detention centers and to advance the implementation of law on the protection of children in conflict with the law in Jordan.

As of to-date Tdh Jordan has developed a Theory of Change (TOC) around enhancing the resilience of children, families, communities and protection systems, and has a long term country strategy 2018-2020 aiming to strengthen the CP system in Jordan through four main strategic directions:

  • empowering vulnerable children, families and communities

  • partnering with formal and informal actors to enhance multi-sectorial coordination and collaboration

  • improving access to quality CP services for all children

  • structuring for forward thinking

Child labour, child marriage, violence against children and prevention of violent extremism amongst youth are four priority child protection issues to be tackled across the migration and access to justice programme of Tdh Jordan.

II. Child labour in Jordan

Since the onset of the Syria crisis, child labour is considered a growing phenomenon in Jordan as a negative coping mechanism of vulnerable families and children to survival. The ILO 2016 National Child Labour Survey found that over 75,000 children are engaged in some form of economic activity, almost 2% of the total number of children[1]. According to the same report most children work in either agricultural or domestic services capacities, though some, mostly boys, undertake more hazardous work, including working on construction sites or in factories.

The most prevalent driver of child labour is considered family economic hardship. Refugee families in Jordan are faced with high poverty levels, increased rent costs, worsening living conditions due to the protracted nature of the Syria crisis. In 2016, TDH conducted an assessment on child labour in Irbid, Amman, Azraq and Jordan Valley (pre-identified as highly affected areas). The results of this assessment confirmed that poverty and the need for family survival are the main factors leading to child labour with the majority of children (89% of Jordanians) and (99% of Syrians) citing this as a reason to work.

While there have been some reports focused on the situation of child labour in Jordan and in particular related to the welfare of Syrian refugee population, there is a general lack of validated information about the prevalence and magnitude of the situation in the country.

Hence, Tdh Jordan is planning to conduct a situational analysis of child labour phenomenon in Jordan, as a follow up of the Rapid Assessment on Child Labour (2016) inquiry.

III. Objective and deliverables of the assignment

The purpose of the study is to provide an overall analysis of the situation of child labour in Jordan and more specifically:

  • To provide an analysis of the prevalence of working children (both children involved in child labor, those involved in hazardous work) including hidden forms of child labor;

  • To collect information on the profile of working children, siblings and their families including but not limited to:

o their nationality and demographic composition (details by age/sex/ethnicity/marital status/disability status/orphanhood/literacy and educational status);

o classification by type of work/sector of economy, earnings and weekly hours of work;

o reasons for not attending school/reasons for working;

  • To identify the prevailing sectors of economy, forms of child labour and geographic distribution of the phenomenon per region/governorate and district in Jordan;

  • To analyze the push and pull factors of child labour in Jordan and its underlying causes leading to the persistence of child labour;

  • To identify the specific child protection and wellbeing risks related to engagement of children in child labour in Jordan;

  • To analzye the extent to which the current services and social protection system in Jordan is responding to the needs of the working children, conduct a mapping of actors and existing actors and identify the gaps;

  • To provide recommendations at the programme, policy and service provision level on how to respond to child labour phenomenon in Jordan.

IV. Study methodology

The study methodology will be primarily secondary data review and qualitative in nature, but will not exclude some quantitative analysis. The working methods for this study involve, but are not limited to; desk review, key informant interviews, FGDs and quantitative data analysis. Secondary data should be gathered to the extent possible from various sources in English and Arabic, including the appropriate government ministries and other studies.

Consultant(s) are expected to carry out the desk review first, based on which the qualitative study questions and data gathering tools will be further revised and validated.

The study should cover geographical locations in the north, centre and south of Jordan, however the specific geographical areas of focus for the purpose of the study will be selected following the desk review phase, in consultation with Tdh programme team.

The consultant team should propose appropriate research methods as part of their proposal. Tdh will provide significant input throughout all the process of this assignment.

V. Key deliverables

The following deliverables are expected from this assignment:

  • The study methodology, tools and instruments;

  • Desk review assessment report with specific recommendations for the qualitative study, including specific geographical areas of focus;

  • Electronic and hard files with all the raw data collected during the assignment;

  • Log of analyses carried out during data analysis and report writing phase;

  • Facilitate a 1 day learning workshop/debriefing session to present the draft findings of the review to Tdh staff and other stakeholders and to gather feedback needed to finalize the report.

  • Final report in English which must include, but is not limited to the following sections:

a. Executive Summary

b. Background

c. Objectives

d. Study Methodology(to include locations; questionnaire design and development; training; field work; data entry and processing; data analysis; limitations to the study)

e. Desk Review analysis and recommendations

f. Findings and conclusions presented in narrative and tables/graphs

g. Recommandations (policy and programmatic level)

h. Annexes (to include references, questionnaire, etc)

Note : All items described in the deliverables above should be in English language.

VI. Modalities and Timeline

The situational analysis is expected to be carried within a period of 7 weeks between 1stof November – 15th December 2018.

A precise timeframe is to be proposed by the consultant or the team of consultants, together with a detailed methodology. The available budget for this consultancy is 7000 JOD.

Tdh Jordan will cover all the transportation and the logistical support for the data collection and setting up of meetings in the framework of this assignment.

I. Requirements for the expert

The expert or the team of experts should meet the following conditions, qualifications and experience:

  • Master Degree in economic, social sciences, child labor, development studies or related field;

  • Knowledge and experience of working with INGOs in Jordan and in Middle East countries with strong understanding of social and child protection issues;

  • Thorough knowledge of and experience in quantitative data analysis as it relates to child labor;

  • Experience with using participatory approaches;

  • Experience in conducting field research using qualitative and quantitative methods;

  • Experience in consolidating and analyzing data, writing reports and in making

  • recommendations;

  • Ability to analyze and present complex data in a clear and understandable format;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Ability to manage the available time and resources and to work to tight deadlines;

  • Available for the whole period of the study;

  • Thorough knowledge of issues related to child labor, refugee population and humanitarian context in Jordan and Middle Eastern countries.

  • Proficiency in English and Arabic.

II. Application procedure

The application should contain the following information:

  • CV of the expert or group of experts

  • Company profile (if applicable)

  • Cover letter

  • Example of relevant work

  • Proposed methodology for the study

  • Timeline and confirmation of availability on the set period of time

  • Financial plan for the consultancy including number of days needed for the completion of the entire assignment.

III. Ethical considerations

The consultant/consulting agency must sign the Terre des hommes Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct and be willing to adhere to its principles and expected practices. If a breach of the policy or code of conduct takes place the consultancy will be terminated immediately without any financial burden on Tdh.

IV. Disclaimer on copyright, data protection

All documents, project designs, drawings, data and information shall be treated as confidential and shall not without the written approval of Tdh be made available to any third party. In addition, the consultant(s) formally undertakes not to disclose any parts of the confidential information and shall not, without the written approval of Tdh be made available to any third party. The utilization of the report is solely at the decision and discretion of Tdh. All the documents containing both raw data/materials provided by Tdh and final report, both soft and hard copies are to be returned to Tdh upon completion of the assignment. All documentation and reports written as, and as a result of the research or otherwise related to it, shall remain the property of Tdh. No part of the report shall be reproduced except with the prior, expressed and specific written permission of Tdh.

The expert or the team of experts will work under the leadership of the Quality & Accountability (Q&A) department of Tdh Jordan delegation with the support of the Q&A department in Headquarters, with the technical support of the Transversal Protection Sector in Headquarters and of the Middle East North Africa zone.

How to apply:

The interested applicants should submit the complete application – Please refer to the ***application procedure* -** to the human resources department at the e-mail**:** *syaseen@tdh.ch naming the application email title (SACL/NAME OF APPLICANT) no later than (Wednesday / October 22nd, 2018)*

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Switzerland: Deputy Head of Protection of the Civilians Unit

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 24 Oct 2018

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian protection and assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

Purpose

Under the Operations Directorate and within the Protection Division, the Protection of Civilians unit provides guidance on complex protection issues pertaining to all categories of populations of concern to the ICRC; it gives strategic and operational support to field delegations and other headquarters’ units in the following areas of activity: child protection, internal displacement, migration, conduct of hostilities/use of force and community-based protection. The unit is also responsible for the production of methodological and policy guidance documents in its areas of expertise. The Unit promotes good practices and develops and delivers global training on enhancing the protection of civilians.

The Deputy Head of Unit supports in developing and guiding the ICRC’s protection of civilian population strategy and in ensuring that all related activities are aligned with the Protection Division’s objectives, the regional strategic frameworks and the field delegations’ priorities. For the unit, s/he is in charge of operationalizing the protection of civilians’ strategy/vision with the field. S/he leads the development and dissemination of new tools, methodologies and approaches (including the Protection of Civilian in emergencies concept as well as digital/data considerations) to improve the overall protection response in the field. S/he provides specialist protection advice in relation to the conduct of hostilities and use of force and guides the field on protection engagement with state and armed non-state actors. S/he has managerial responsibilities for some of the team members in the unit. S/he is in charge of the unit in the absence of the Head of Unit.

Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities

Operational support

  • Provide targeted support to delegations in the analysis and definition of their strategic priorities and operational multidisciplinary responses to enhancing the protection of civilians.
  • Monitor protection-related developments in key priority contexts to effectively contribute to the work of operations in designing prevention and protection responses in emergencies. Ensure that the ICRC’s ambitions and approaches with respect to enhancing the protection of civilians in emergencies are relevant, clearly communicated and actively supported across the Institution.
  • Maintain regular interactions with colleagues in other divisions and units (e.g. operations, assistance, policy and legal departments, prevention, communication, digital transformation), the Regions, as well as with the Protection Heads of Sector (geographic divisions, e.g. Africa, Americas, Asia, Eurasia, NAME) and mobilize their efforts and ensure their involvement in the protection reflection and response as relevant.
  • Advise the ICRC’s operations (HQ, regional and field delegations) on specific issues related to the protection of civilians during the conduct of hostilities and law enforcement operations. Includes, the strengthening of field and HQ engagement strategies and an evidenced-based dialogue with authorities and armed non-state actors.
  • Support the results-based approach to monitoring and evaluation of of protection programming in collaboration with team members and related colleagues involved in protection and prevention activities. Support a result-based protection approach to protection
  • Serve as an active member of relevant internal working groups on diverse issues of institutional importance such as sexual violence, explosive weapons in populated areas, health care in danger, urban violence, etc.
  • Draft reports including situation reports, assessments, background documents, briefing papers, talking points and other relevant protection-specific documents.
  • Brief and debrief key staff assigned to priority protection of civilian contexts.

Data management and new technologies

  • In collaboration with the Data Management Unit, develop and adapt data management tools and methodologies to enhance analysis and improve protection responses in the field.
  • Responsible for the design, testing and integration of new digital solutions and approaches that may enhance ICRC’s protection of civilians’ response in the field.
  • As the unit’s focal point for all matters related to data management and evidence-based analysis, develop tools and regularly liaise with the Protection Data Unit, the new Digital Transformation & Data division, and the Innovation team to ensure a coherent and coordinated approach.

Support to policy development, communication and humanitarian diplomacy efforts

  • Develop the institutional reflection on issues related to enhancing the protection of civilians with a view to influence policy discussions and the broader debate, and inform ICRC’s policy orientations.
  • Provide technical review of position papers and strategic documents submitted by other units and external partners, including NGOs, UN agencies, and other organizations.
  • In coordination with the HoU, contribute to profiling the ICRC and its work on the protection of civilians publicly, including by initiating and/or supporting the production of public reports/ brochures/ online documents.
  • Assist the HoU to maintain and develop the network of interlocutors (UN agencies, NGOs, think tanks, academics) active on the protection of civilians. Identify and pursue partnering opportunities in areas

Capacity building and People management responsibilities

  • Manage the Protection of Civilians in emergencies pool.
  • Support HR managers with the identification and deployment of protection of civilians experts.
  • Directly manages 3 of the Unit’s advisers and the associates, and acts as the protection technical referent for the relevant regional positions and data analysts (includes GIS & Satellite imagery) in HQ and the field.
  • Replaces the Head of Unit when absent.

  • Keep ICRC staff updated of relevant developments on the protection of civilians and facilitate their access to key internal and external documents, including by organizing information sessions, webinars, and newsletters.

  • In collaboration with the Protection Training unit, ensure the delivery of relevant institutional trainings (e.g. Protection of Civilians consolidation course). Support regional protection trainers in developing contextualized sessions on protection of civilian’ related issues.

  • Support methodological development, as well as the collection and promotion of good operational practice regarding protection of civilian issues. Produce guidance documents and tools.

  • Ensure the revision and updating of relevant training modules and e-learnings

Relationships

  • Internally, interacts within the other units of the Protection Division (Detention, Data, Global Affairs, Restoring Family Links, and Forensics), with the legal department, the assistance division, the communication teams, the policy and humanitarian diplomacy teams, as well as with the Regions and with the Delegations in the field.
  • Externally, interacts with other humanitarian organizations and think tanks working on the protection of civilians.

Certifications / Education required

  • University degree or equivalent in relevant subject (including but not limited to: international law, economics, international relations, anthropology.)
  • Excellent English. French, and a third ICRC working language (Arabic, Spanish or Russian) a strong asset.
  • Good data analysis and management skills.

Professional Experience required

  • 10-15 years of professional experience, including 5-7 years in the protection domain.
  • Solid field experience in conflict-settings.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams of varied nationalities and cultural backgrounds.

Desired profile and skills

  • Strong conceptual and practical understanding of protection issues and approaches in humanitarian contexts, including the constraints, sensitivities and risks associated with such work.
  • Sound understanding of Protection of Civilians related issues, notably the conduct of hostilities, use of force and dialogue with authorities/ armed carriers.
  • Experience in the use of new technologies for humanitarian response (dynamic mapping tools, data management, crowdsourcing, etc.).
  • Proven analytical skills and strategic thinking, ability to apply professional and ethical standards to data collection and analysis processes.
  • Experience in undertaking research, monitoring and documentation of human rights/humanitarian violations.
  • Experience in developing and disseminating new methodologies.
  • Proven experience in the provision of technical advice and support to field programs, and ability to design and conduct training sessions for various types of audiences
  • Ability to work independently as well work as a team player – supporting other departments is essential.
  • Creative and innovative, ability to rapidly conduct pilot projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including high-level interpersonal, influencing, negotiation and representational capabilities (long listed candidates will be asked to provide a recent writing sample)

Additional information

  • Location : Geneva
  • Type of contract : Open-ended
  • Activity rate : 100%
  • Length of assignment : 4 years
  • Estimated start date : ASAP
  • Application deadline : 24.10.2018

How to apply:

Click on the link to apply: http://bit.ly/2y6UaUC

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United States of America: Data Specialist, Health System Strengthening, GHSC-PSM

Organization: Chemonics
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 26 Oct 2018

Chemonics seeks a Data Specialist in support of the Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project within the Warehouse and Distribution unit on the Health System Strengthening team. The GHSC-PSM project is the primary vehicle through which USAID 1) procures and provides health commodities, 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain, and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives.

As part of the Warehouse and Distribution team within the Health Systems Strengthening team, the Data Specialist will support the GHSC-PSM project by providing technical assistance on warehouse and distribution activities. The Data Specialist will support analysis of warehouse and distribution operations, in relation to inventory analysis, inventory turnover, volumetric flow, distribution analysis, routing and scheduling etc. The Data Specialist will conduct data cleaning, processing and analyses efforts in a prompt, consistent, reliable, and repeatable manner. The Data Specialist will also work to strengthen data systems to promote data use, quality, access, and transparency that enable GHSC-PSM to deepen and broaden analysis capabilities. This position will work closely with other teams in Health System Strengthening, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Communications, Global Supply Chain, Commodity Security, and other teams to access, analyze, and communicate to support data-driven decision to enhance commodity efficacy and security, optimize in-country warehouse networks, and increase efficiencies of warehousing and distribution operations. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Please note, the successful candidate would not be expected to start in this position until January 2019.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support warehouse and distribution analyses by using existing methods and tools to respond to support both ad-hoc and larger warehouse and distribution activities (e.g. Optimization, Costing Analysis)

  • Adapt or develop repeatable methodologies and tools to respond to new types of data analysis requests

  • Investigate anecdotal evidence using rigorous and structured quantitative methodologies

  • Conduct exploratory data analysis to identify underlying trends and opportunities for further analysis

  • Collaborate with GHSC-PSM in-country team, M&E, Data Quality, and other teams to ensure consistency and reliability in reporting

  • Pursue innovative approaches, technologies, and uses for supply chain data

  • Identify opportunities for automation, streamlining, and continual improvement in data systems

  • Communicate findings effectively with internal and external stakeholders using data analysis, visualization, through written and verbal communication, and other formats as appropriate

  • Advocate for evidence-based decision making in headquarters, field offices, and USAID

  • Promote use, transparency and accessibility of data

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in job relevant field required

  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain, Operational Research, Data Analytics, or related field preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years of job-related work experience

  • Supply chains, operational research and data analysis experience preferred

  • Demonstrates maturity, dependability, integrity, ethical behavior, and excellence in all work assignments

  • Demonstrated experience in programming for data science using Python, R, SPSS or STATA

  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel, with VBA skills preferred

  • Business Intelligence software (e.g. Tableau) skills strongly preferred

  • Competence with statistical analysis packages (e.g. R, STATA), including regression analysis and modelling, is a plus

  • Ability to clearly and convincingly communicate complex findings to non-technical audiences verbally, in writing, and with visuals

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize, solve problems creatively, and work under tight deadlines

  • Ability to work across teams

  • Ability to travel and work abroad in less developed countries for at least 4 to 8 weeks a year

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

  • Fluency in English required, proficiency in secondary language preferred

How to apply:

Apply through our Career Center at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=2778 by October 26, 2018. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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Sri Lanka: Geographic Information System (GIS) & Data Management Analyst

Organization: UNOPS
Country: Sri Lanka
Closing date: 15 Oct 2018

UNOPS office in Sri Lanka provides technical, operational and administrative support to 4 countries in the South Asia region: Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. UNOPS work in this region focuses on the construction and operation of high-quality sustainable infrastructure, sustainable procurement, project management for host governments, development partners and UN agencies.

UNOPS’ work in Sri Lanka focuses on the construction and operation of high-quality sustainable infrastructure and sustainable procurement, project management, timely provision of services, and the use of most relevant technologies. Such projects provide social and economic benefits to vulnerable populations across the country and contribute to poverty eradication. This includes construction of schools, hospitals, water networks, urban sewerage and drainage facilities, harbors and anchorages, waste management facilities, climate change mitigation, as well as a range of “soft” support in Capacity Building, operations and maintenance of public assets, local governance, etc.Under its broader reconciliation and transitional justice agenda, the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) through the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation intends to construct permanent housing units for conflict affected and displaced people of the Northern and Eastern Provinces. Given the urgent need for housing in order to facilitate the return and resettlement of conflict-affected families, this project is a crucial step towards national reconciliation.

Within the context of the Government’s commitment towards reconciliation and sustainable development for the populations in the Northern and the Eastern parts of the country, the objective of the project is to design and construct 25,000 housing units. The project led by United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) will bridge recent relief activities implemented by GoSL and other humanitarian partners with a long-term development focus anchored in the concept of self-reliance and resilience.

UNOPS is entrusted to implement the project for construction of 17,000 permanent houses for conflict affected displaced families in the Northern & Eastern province in Sri Lanka by GoSL. It is agreed to implement this project in five districts namely Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaithivu, Trincomalee & Batticaloa.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Senior Program Manager (SPM), the GIS & Data Management Analyst will provide support in information management system/database design and GIS interface for UNOPS and supports the development and deployment of Field Sight, a remote supervision application, in coordination with the Nepal Hub.

GIS and Data Management

  1. Liaise and follow-up with the service provider to ensure the design of the required information management system is functional for the coordination of 17,000 Houses (specifically to support the monitoring of the construction of 5,500 houses allotted to UNOPS).
  2. Provide technical input in managing the established information management system during the course of the project
  3. Collect all relevant information to support the management of the daily operation of the GIS and Data Management project office.
  4. Tracking UNOPS delivery, identifying potential problems and notify the service provider for remedial action.
  5. Assist with input for the Initial and Final reports on the implementation and lessons learned with recommendations.
  6. Travel throughout the implementation region as required upon missions / activities and provide assistance where necessary.
  7. Compile, draft and distribute regular progress reports for the SPM/CD
  8. Other tasks assigned by the SPM.

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FieldSight**
FieldSight is a technological platform developed by UNOPS as part of the Nepal Innovation Lab that enables supervision and quality assurance for remote project sites. FieldSight helps personnel in the field monitor project sites using mobile technology, and helps project managers review projects, analyze data, and make adjustments in real time.

Through the delivery of educational guides, the creation and deployment of customized field assessments, and the ability to provide targeted feedback to specific sites and issues, FieldSight facilitates ongoing engagement between central offices and field sites, enabling monitoring, quality assurance, coaching, and capacity building. Serving as a central repository for data from multiple sites and projects, FieldSight also helps organizations to review progress across projects, regions, and countries.

Targeted at organizations in the development and humanitarian sectors, FieldSight is an open- source platform that anyone can use to improve quality and project delivery.The incumbent will also be required to support in the following using Fieldsight:

1. Coordinate with and support teams using FieldSight:
a. Supports teams in all phases of using FieldSight, including device configuring, using, and monitoring the system.
b. Maintain regular communication with teams.
c. Track engagement and communication with existing and potential teams.
d. Respond to team needs and asks as needed.

2. Configure and manage the FieldSight system on behalf of teams:
a. Facilitate training to the team on the supervision regime that includes the assessments, forms, and education materials needed to supervise or monitor a project.
b. Work with Fieldsight team to configure FieldSight based on the supervision procedure.
c. Adjust and update FieldSight for teams as necessary based on feedback from the field.

3. Support Fieldsight team in the trainings to Fieldsight users
a. Maintain, and update a set of training materials as required to support staff at all levels to use the different features and functionalities of FieldSight in collaboration with the team.
b. Assist to deliver training sessions to teams in central offices and in the field.

4. Use FieldSight to analyze project data and to generate reports:
a. Collaborate with the team to work in the FieldSight platform to analyze project progress on behalf of teams and clients.
b. Generate reports on progress and status of sites for the Project Manager, Project Coordinator, donors, and other key stakeholders.
c. Identify issues or challenges that are emerging from the field submissions collected in the platform and notify them to the service provider accordingly.
d. Work with FieldSight data in other applications, including GIS and MS Excel, to identify in-depth analysis.

5. Monitor the implementation of FieldSight and report on progress and outcomes:
a. Collect feedback on the use and implementation of FieldSight from clients, teams, and other FieldSight partners.
b. Collate and report on key issues, challenges, and bugs associated with FieldSight.
c. Communicate to software developers about bugs and other issues.
d. Maintain a list of potential features that need to be added or changed.
e. Meet with and report to the SPM (and Country Director) as required.

6. Supply Chain Monitoring:
a. Digitize the RIR form and collect information whenever materials are delivered in the field.
b. Draft a similar form at the supplier level to support the tracking mechanism.

How to apply:

The post is open to Sri Lankan nationals only.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=16498#1

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Lead writer, gender and diversity expert for Everyone Counts report (2019)

Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 17 Oct 2018

Background

Since 2010, IFRC developed the Federation-wide data bank and reporting system (FDRS) that enables the collection of data from National Societies. FDRS is designed to collect data on key indicators from Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies (NS) that reflect their human and financial resources as well as their reach (disaster response and early recovery, health, development and social services).

The Everyone Counts report (ECR) is a flagship publication of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies based mainly on data collected through the Federation-wide databank and reporting system (FDRS).

To date, the IFRC has published three ECR:

· ECR 2014: the report included a purely statistical analysis of the first complete data set of self-reported National Society data from 2012.

· ECR 2015: the report included and analysed data from different areas of work (FDRS, health, disaster management, disaster risk reduction, human resources, etc.) and aligned with Strategy 2020 by setting out the broad achievements in each of our signature areas: managing and reducing disasters, tackling disease and promoting health and a culture of non-violence and peace.

· ECR – March 2018 Issue: the report included a deep statistical analysis of the FDRS 2012-2016 longitudinal dataset. The report offered insights into trends such as spontaneous volunteering and on how volunteer numbers rise and then stabilize following a major disaster. There are also chapters on National Society “per million” indicators and how they are affected by population and the Human Development Index, and on the importance of disaggregating data by sex and age.

FDRS data is also published and visualized in a web application (http://data.ifrc.org/fdrs/) that was launched on 1st February 2017.

Scope of work

In light of the success of the Everyone Counts Report – March 2018 issue in raising awareness around the importance of evidence-based practice in humanitarian action, IFRC wishes now to promote the use of inclusion and diversity statistics to inform humanitarian response.

The 2019 issue of Everyone Counts aims to show the power of disaggregated data as an inclusive tool and to demonstrate how to leverage Sex Age and Disability disaggregated data (SADDD) to accelerate most vulnerable people’s inclusion.

The report will present in-depth analysis of disaggregated FDRS and secondary data, as well as case studies.

More details are available in this draft concept note.

More specifically, the consultant will:

· Review analysis of FDRS data from 2012 to 2017. In this regard, the consultant will coordinate closely with the FDRS team of data analysts who have collected, and validated the data, and who can provide extensive analysis support.

· Draft overall narrative analysis, solicit inputs and feedback and finalize draft by 31 January 2019.

· Prepare all materials for official launching, including presentation slides, core messages and findings.

· Liaise closely with IFRC production team, conduct post production review (Feb-Mar 2019) to ensure report is consistent following proof reading, translation and layout.

· Contribute towards reviewing the current framework of KPIs and broadly assess the way these have been used in practice, including their validity, utility, strengths, and limitations as part of a recommendations section of the report.

The outcome of the consultancy will be in the shape of a new issue of the Everyone Counts report 2019 to be disseminate across the IFRC. The report will also inform future data collection exercises.

Consultancy requirements

The consultant must be

· Strongly familiar with the Red Cross / Red Crescent,

· Strongly familiar with Gender and Diversity issues in humanitarian and development settings,

· Experienced in the management of quantitative and qualitative data for the humanitarian sector.

· Familiar with IFRC’s strategic direction (Strategy 2020) and its underlying values, objectives and programmes, including the ability to connect the technical aspects with the conceptual and communications/advocacy dimensions.

The consultancy outcome – in terms of a written report “Everyone Counts” – must be delivered by 31 March 2019.

The consultant will report to the FDRS Coordinator who will be responsible for providing all necessary access, background information, and facilitating any necessary consultations with stakeholders.

Timeframe

20-day consultancy during the period 1st Nov 2018 – 31 Mar 2019

Fees This is a Geneva/home based consultancy with no additional per diem payable.

How to apply:

If you are interested, please apply here before Wednesday 17 October.

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United States of America: Research and Program Analyst, RH&FP

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 01 Nov 2018

Title: Research and Program Analyst

Department: Family Planning and Reproductive Health

Based in Washington, DC

Up to 30% international travel

Reports to the Principal Investigator, CM4FP

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

The Consumer’s Market for Family Planning (CM4FP) study will be a new research project designed to provide relevant, high quality evidence on the consumer’s perception of the family planning market in two countries, Nigeria and Kenya. The design of CM4FP draws on the designs of the FPwatch project for family planning and the ACTwatch project for malaria (http://www.actwatch.info/). The project will collect longitudinal survey data from two sources. Four rounds of data will be collected from all outlets providing family planning products in selected project areas, in order to learn about family planning commodity and service delivery availability, price, and market share. Four rounds of data will also be collected from women living in the project areas, via household-based surveys, in order to learn about family planning use, access, and perception of the supply market. The two datasets will be linked in order to explore local supply and demand interaction. The census-based approach of collecting data from all outlets in the project areas will also be compared to the approaches employed by other large-scale surveys such as PMA2020 and the DHS, in order to understand its benefits and limitations.

PSI seeks a Research and Program Analyst for the CM4FP research project, who will support the Principal Investigator in leading the monitoring, management and analysis of survey data while also maintaining project management responsibilities such as budget tracking and donor reporting. The Research and Program Analyst loves data – cleaning, analyzing, managing, organizing, presenting and disseminating – loves the power of data and enjoys helping others learn how to use data, particularly for decision–making. The Analyst is also very detail oriented, loves organization, and loves seeing a project through to successful completion within the agreed timeline and budget.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to provide input to the design of research and data collection, monitor data quality, write and execute analysis plans, conduct independent analysis, communicate methods and results, and ensure that the wheels of the program are running smoothly and efficiently. Proficiency in STATA is a must and experience in family planning is highly desirable.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

  • Provide statistical inputs for CM4FP protocol development, including sample size calculations, analysis plans, and data cleaning and quality management
  • Provide remote and in-country support for data collection activities
  • Monitor the quality of incoming data and help trouble shoot issues
  • Lead team of data analysts to clean all incoming data, working within a strict timeline for turnaround of analysis-ready datasets
  • Oversee annual program reporting to the donor
  • Responsible for timely and high-quality project knowledge management
  • Monitor expenditures against budgets
  • Identify innovative ways for sharing and communicating study findings to a range of national and international stakeholders

What are we looking for?

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.

Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.

Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.

Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.

Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt

Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Master’s degree and 3+ years of professional experience in public health, epidemiology, demography, econometrics, or other related field
  • Knowledge of statistical methodologies for quantitative research including analysis of survey data and longitudinal data
  • Demonstrated experience in cleaning, managing and analyzing complex quantitative data using STATA required
  • Experience developing and carrying out analyses to answer targeted questions, including compiling and managing data and interpreting and sharing results
  • Experience with implementing electronic data collection is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated project management experience required
  • Experience in the field of family planning and reproductive health highly desirable
  • Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • References will be required
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position

STATUS

  • Exempt

Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. Curious about your status? Please log into your iCIMS account to find out.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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United States of America: Demography and Health Technical Advisor

Organization: Global Health Fellows Program
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 20 Mar 2017

Global Health Fellows Program
Technical Advisor II: Demography and Health Technical Advisor

Policy, Evaluation and Communication Division, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development
Location: Arlington, VA
Assignment: Two year fellowship
GHFP-II-P6-241

The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

GHFP-II’s goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency’s immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual work planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available.

Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency’s ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health.

BACKGROUND:

The Policy, Evaluation and Communication (PEC) Division within the Bureau for Global Health’s (GH) Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) creates the enabling environment for family planning. The PEC division works with partners within USAID and externally in order to promote effective family planning advocacy, policy, financing, and governance (policy); collect, analyze, and evaluate data for evidence-based decision making (evaluation); develop and implement communication efforts to influence attitudes, norms, and behaviors or beneficiaries and providers (communication). PEC provides technical leadership, strategic direction, and implementation oversight, support to field missions, partner coordination, and performance tracking for family planning, especially as a component of Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths. PEC also provides technical input for evaluation efforts across the population, health and nutrition sector.

INTRODUCTION:

The Demography and Health Technical Advisor (Advisor) serves in the PEC Division within the Office of Population and Reproductive Health in the Bureau for Global Health. The Advisor will contribute to the Global Health Bureau’s family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) program by providing technical support in the design, implementation, and evaluation of data collection, monitoring, and data use efforts supported through PRH. S/he will support the FP/RH program broadly and the PEC Division specifically by participating in the team tasked with managing the GH’s flagship survey program, and the Demographic and Health Surveys Program (DHS). The Advisor will receive overall programmatic guidance from both the Senior Demographer of the Office of PRH, as well as the management team lead—the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR)—of the DHS Program.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Demography and Health Technical Advisor will be responsible for:

DHS Program (45%):

· Participating as a member of the team tasked with managing the DHS Program contract, by contributing to the monitoring of the DHS contract’s technical and financial performance, and participating in planning activities regarding direction of the DHS Program.

· In collaboration with the DHS COR, providing technical and management support to the DHS Program on issues related to demography or FP/RH such as: developing and refining indicators; improving data collection and analysis to measure current and emerging issues; identifying innovative tools and techniques to meet data needs, improving data quality, and/or allowing for complex analyses; identifying and prioritizing research needs; and facilitating DHS data dissemination and use.

· Providing technical backstopping and support for DHS Program activities in selected countries.

· Traveling to support DHS planning, monitor DHS field activities, and facilitate DHS data use for evidence-based programming.

Office of Population and Reproductive Health (27%):

· Responding to the Office and Bureau demography and FP/RH information requests, through analyses of DHS and other data.

· Developing accurate interpretations and effective technical presentations for non-technical audiences, through the use of data visualization.

· Participating in technical collaborations with Global Health Data Collaborative, Track20, PMA2020, and other family planning data and measurement activities.

· Collaborating with Missions to assist with monitoring and evaluation (M&E), as needed, including the identification of data needs, promotion of data use, and provision of FP/RH measurement guidance.

Country Team (10%):

· Serving on country support team(s) as Country Lead, Alternate Country Lead, or FP point person.

· Traveling to assist the country team’s Mission, as needed.

Team support (10%):

· Providing technical advice to the management team supporting the inter-agency agreement with the US Census Bureau on an as needed basis.

· Collaborating with colleagues on development of scientific papers and presentations, particularly as related to priorities of the Office and/or the DHS Program.

· Participating in relevant working groups or global leadership priorities.

International and domestic travel approximately 15%.

TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (7%)

· Keeping abreast of literature and latest developments in the fields international FP/RH programming and measurement, demography, data visualization, and population-based household survey methodology.

· Deepening knowledge of monitoring and evaluation as it relates to FP/RH efforts.

· Participating in interagency and intra-agency working groups as appropriate to the scope of work.

· Participating in professional continuing education and skills training within the purview of GHFP-II.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in demography, public health, or a related field, PhD preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in the design and implementation of national population-based surveys and/or in monitoring and evaluation in the international health field, with at least two (2) years’ experience in an international or resource challenged setting.

· Demonstrated experience in the analysis of survey data, particularly DHS data.

  • Advanced analytical skills and knowledge of demography and statistics, including multivariate techniques, and M&E methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to present analytic findings tailored to various audiences.

· Familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods and their application in low-income countries.

· Knowledge of population, family planning and reproductive health programming.

· Knowledge of child health, HIV/AIDS, and infectious diseases desirable.

· Knowledge of and experience in project design, implementation, and evaluation.

· Strong program management skills, especially as it relates to work plans, budgeting, results reporting, etc.

  • Familiarity with USAID assistance programs preferred.

· Excellent verbal and writing skills.

· Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

· Spanish or French language skills desirable.

  • Ability to travel internationally.
  • US citizenship or US permanent residency required.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary based on commensurate experience and earnings history. The Public Health Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package including professional development programs.

TO APPLY:

All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II’s online recruitment system at https://www.ghfp.net/recruitment/, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by March 20, 2017 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer. wfybEOC

How to apply:

TO APPLY:

All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II’s online recruitment system at https://www.ghfp.net/recruitment/, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by March 20, 2017 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Consultant pour lAnalyse des Mdias, USAID/DRC Solutions for Peace and Recovery, Rpublique Dmocratique du Congo

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 29 Mar 2017

Consultant pour l’Analyse des Médias, USAID/DRC Solutions for Peace

and Recovery, République Démocratique du Congo

Profil d’Entreprise : Management Systems International est une entreprise de développement international basée à Washington DC avec plus de 35 ans de contribution aux résultats dans le monde de développement. Nous travaillons dans des environnements en crises tels que le Pakistan, l’Afghanistan, le Sud Soudan et l’Iraq. MSI emploie plus de 800 experts dans les domaines de la gestion publique, du suivi et évaluation, de la gouvernance et l’anti-corruption à travers le monde entier. Pour plus d’informations sur MSI, veuillez consulter notre site web à www.msiworldwide.com. MSI est récemment devenu une entreprise de Tetra Tech.

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Résumé du Projet : **
Le but du projet Solutions pour Paix et Rétablissement (SPR), qui sera mis en œuvre dans l’est de la RDC (Nord-Kivu et Sud-Kivu), est d’accroitre la cohésion sociale par l’inclusion des femmes et des groups marginalisés. SPR fournira également l’USAID/RDC avec la capacité de répondre aux opportunités dynamiques et uniques pour renforcer la paix, prévenir ou aider à la reprise d’un conflit dans les zones qui sont stratégiquement importants pour la stabilité de l’est de la RDC.

**** A noter : Le poste est réservé aux citoyens du RDC ****

Description du Poste :
SPR recherche actuellement d’expressions d’intérêt des candidats qualifiés réaliser une analyse des médias pour identifier les programmes de radio sur la paix, l’inclusion sociale et/ou la résolution des conflits à Bukavu, Goma, Kabare, Kalehe, Masisi, Walikale et Walungu pour les études du niveau de base du projet SPR.

Livrables :

  • Des fiches remplies avec les informations des programmes de paix, l’inclusion sociale et/ou la résolution des conflits dans les territoires indiqués ci-dessus. Ces fiches devront être signées et cachetés par le responsable avec les numéros des téléphones et adresses emails.
  • Report finale qui comprendra :
  • Le nom du Programme et de la station radio qui le diffuse.
  • Fréquences de diffusion (quotidienne, hebdomadaire, mensuelles etc)
  • Durée de diffusion du programme.
  • Liste de toutes les stations par territoires.
  • Types de station radio (privées ou communautaire)

Responsabilités :

  • Conduire les interviews de face-à-face avec les responsables de stations radios, prises des photos avec les présentateurs des programmes sur la paix, l’inclusion sociale et/ou la résolution des conflits (s’ils sont présents au moment de l’interview).
  • Identifier les principales radios commerciales et l’une des principales radios communautaires ayant des programmes sur la paix et/ou la gestion des conflits dans chacun des 7 territoires du Nord Kivu et du Sud Kivu suivants : Bukavu, Goma, Kabere, Kalehe, Masisi, Wailekale, et Walungu.
  • Pour chaque radio, rencontrer la personne en charge des programmes sur la paix et/ou la gestion des conflits et identifier :
  • Le nombre total de programmes sur la paix et/ou la gestion des conflits.
  • La fréquence de diffusion de chaque programme (e.g. quotidien, mensuel, hebdomadaire, etc.)
  • La période ou durée de diffusion de chaque programme (e.g. de façon ininterrompue depuis combien de mois/ans, chaque mois de juillet et aout depuis combien d’ans, chaque année scolaire depuis combien d’ans, etc.)
  • Rédiger un rapport comprenant les données collectées.

Qualifications :

  • Diplôme universitaire dans un domaine pertinent comme le développement international, sciences politiques, géographie, sociologie, droit, études des femmes ou tout autre domaine pertinent. Un diplôme d’études supérieures (MA, MPA, MS, MBA) est préféré.
  • Une expérience prouvée et réussie d’au moins deux ans de travail dans la conduite d’évaluations ou analyses auprès d’acteurs de la société civile, communautaires, du secteur privé ou public.
  • Démontrer une connaissance et compréhension approfondie du contexte géographique, politique, et opérationnel dans le Sud Kivu et le Nord Kivu.
  • Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles et de communication interculturelle.
  • Expérience et capacité à anticiper les problèmes opérationnelles, les changements de contexte, et à respecter les délais.
  • Maitrise du français, du swahili, et d’au moins une langue locale parlée au Nord Kivu ou au Sud Kivu.
  • Une expérience dans le secteur de la gestion des conflits, cohésion sociale, paix, ou développement communautaire, ou avec des radios commerciales ou communautaires, est désirable.
  • Excellente compétences informatiques (Word, Outlook) pour la rédaction des rapports.

Seuls les candidats retenus pour une entrevue seront contactés. Aucun appel téléphonique, s’il vous plaît.

MSI est un employeur d’anciens combattants de l’EEO / AA / ADA.

Pour postuler: S’il vous plaît visitez notre site Web, www.msiworldwide.com

Media Analysis Consultant, USAID/DRC Solutions for

Peace and Recovery, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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Project Summary: **
The goal of the Solutions for Peace and Recovery (SPR) program, to be implemented in eastern DRC (North Kivu and South Kivu), is to increase social cohesion through inclusion of women and marginalized groups. SPR will also provide USAID/DRC with the ability to respond to dynamic, time-sensitive, and/or unique opportunities to reinforce peace, prevent or assist in the recovery from conflict in areas that are strategically important to the stability of eastern DRC.

**Please note: Citizens of the DRC are encouraged to apply.

Position Summary:
SPR is currently seeking the services of a consultant to carry out a media analysis to identify radio programs on peace, social inclusion, and conflict resolution in Bukavu, Goma, Kabare, Kalehe, Masisi, Walikale, and Walungu for baseline studies for the SPR project.

Deliverables:

  • Completed files with information on peace, social inclusion, and resolution of conflict programs in the territories indicated hereabove. These files should be signed and organized with the telephone numbers and email addresses of each respective organization/contact.
  • A final report which will include:
  • The name of the program and the radio station which releases it.
  • The frequency of diffusion of the program.
  • The duration of the program
  • A list of all stations by territory
  • The type of radio station (private or community)

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct face-to-face interviews with points of contact of radio stations, taking photos with the presenters of programs on peace, social inclusion, and conflict resolution if they are present at the moment when the interview takes place.
  • Identify principal commercial radio programs and one of the community radios holding programs on peace and or the management of conflict in each of the following seven territories in North and South Kivu: Bukavu, Goma, Kabere, Kalehe, Masisi, Wailekale, and Walungu.
  • For each radio, encounter the person in charge of programs on peace and management of conflicts and identify:
  • The total number of programs on peace and/or management of conflicts.
  • The frequency of each program (e.g., weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.)
  • The period or the duration that each program has been disseminated (e.g., in an uninterrupted fashion for how many years/months, each month of June/July for how many years, each school year for how many years, etc.)
  • Produce a report including all information collected.

Qualifications:

  • University degree in a relevant field such as international development, political science, geography, sociology, law, women’s studies or other relevant field. An advanced degree (MA, MPA, MS, MBA) is preferred.
  • Proven track record and success with at least two years of work in conducting evaluations or analyses of civil society, community, or public/private sector actors.
  • A good understanding of the geographic and operational context in South and North Kivu.
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural competencies.
  • Experience with and capacity to anticipate operational questions, changes in context, and to respect deadlines.
  • Fluent in French and Swahili, and at a minimum one other local language spoken in North or South Kivu.
  • Experience in the conflict management sector, social cohesion, peace, or community development, or with commercial or community radios, is desirable.
  • Experience working with reporting software (e.g., Word, Outlook).

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Consultant pour Les Femmes dans les Gouvernances, USAID/DRC Solutions for Peace and Recovery, Rpublique Dmocratique du Congo

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 29 Mar 2017

Consultant pour Les Femmes dans les Gouvernances, USAID/DRC

Solutions for Peace and Recovery, République Démocratique du Congo

Profil d’Entreprise : Management Systems International est une entreprise de développement international basée à Washington DC avec plus de 35 ans de contribution aux résultats dans le monde de développement. Nous travaillons dans des environnements en crises tels que le Pakistan, l’Afghanistan, le Sud Soudan et l’Iraq. MSI emploie plus de 800 experts dans les domaines de la gestion publique, du suivi et évaluation, de la gouvernance et l’anti-corruption à travers le monde entier. Pour plus d’informations sur MSI, veuillez consulter notre site web à www.msiworldwide.com. MSI est récemment devenu une entreprise de Tetra Tech.
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Résumé du Projet : **
Le but du projet Solutions pour Paix et Rétablissement (SPR), qui sera mis en œuvre dans l’est de la RDC (Nord-Kivu et Sud-Kivu), est d’accroitre la cohésion sociale par l’inclusion des femmes et des groups marginalisés. SPR fournira également l’USAID/RDC avec la capacité de répondre aux opportunités dynamiques et uniques pour renforcer la paix, prévenir ou aider à la reprise d’un conflit dans les zones qui sont stratégiquement importants pour la stabilité de l’est de la RDC.

**** A noter : Le poste est réservé aux citoyens du RDC ****

Description du Poste :
SPR recherche actuellement d’expressions d’intérêt des candidats qualifiés pour établir le niveau de base de nombre des femmes dans les structures officielles de gouvernance au niveau local et dans les structures de gouvernance traditionnelle à Bukavu, Goma, Kabare, Kalehe, Masisi, Walikale, et Walungu pour le projet SPR. Le consultant conduira les interviews de face-à-face avec les responsables de chaque structure étudiée, prises des photos avec eux (s’ils sont présents au moment de l’interview)

Livrables :

  • Des fiches remplis avec les informations sur le nombre de femmes dans les structures formelles de gouvernance au niveau local (territoires, localités, et villages) et leurs emails/téléphones.
  • Des fiches remplis avec les informations sur le nombre de femmes dans les structures de gouvernance traditionnelles (parmi le notable) ainsi que leurs contacts (numéros de téléphone et email si possible).
  • Report finale sur le nombre de femmes dans les structures de gouvernance formelles et traditionnelles, qui comprendra :
  • Le nom des territoires, localités, et villages où les données sont recueillies.
  • Cordonnées (nom et numéro de téléphone) du responsable de chaque structure étudiée.
  • Pourcentage global de femmes dans les structures officielles de gouvernance au niveau local.
  • Pourcentage global de femmes dans les structures de gouvernance traditionnelle.
  • Des citations remarquables avec des photographies tirées de structures de gouvernance formelle et traditionnelle.

Qualifications :

  • Diplôme universitaire dans un domaine pertinent comme le développement international, sciences politiques, géographie, sociologie, droit, études des femmes ou tout autre domaine pertinent. Un diplôme d’études supérieures (MA, MPA, MS, MBA) est préféré.
  • Une expérience prouvée et réussie d’au moins deux ans de travail dans la conduite d’évaluations ou analyses basés sur le genre avec la société civile, le secteur privé ou public.
  • Démontrer une connaissance et compréhension approfondie du contexte géographique, politique, et opérationnel dans le Sud Kivu et le Nord Kivu.
  • Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles et de communication interculturelle.
  • Expérience et capacité à anticiper les problèmes opérationnelles, les changements de contexte, et à respecter les délais.
  • Maitrise du français, du swahili, et d’au moins une langue locale parlée au Nord Kivu ou au Sud Kivu.
  • Une expérience dans le secteur de la gestion des conflits, cohésion sociale, paix, ou développement communautaire est désirable.
  • Excellente compétences informatiques (Word, Outlook) pour la rédaction des rapports.

Seuls les candidats retenus pour une entrevue seront contactés. Aucun appel téléphonique, s’il vous plaît.

MSI est un employeur d’anciens combattants de l’EEO / AA / ADA.

Pour postuler: S’il vous plaît visitez notre site Web, www.msiworldwide.com

Women in Governance Consultant, USAID/DRC Solutions for

Peace and Recovery, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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Project Summary: **
The goal of the Solutions for Peace and Recovery (SPR) program, to be implemented in eastern DRC (North Kivu and South Kivu), is to increase social cohesion through inclusion of women and marginalized groups. SPR will also provide USAID/DRC with the ability to respond to dynamic, time-sensitive, and/or unique opportunities to reinforce peace, prevent or assist in the recovery from conflict in areas that are strategically important to the stability of eastern DRC.

**Citizens of the DRC are encouraged to apply

Position Summary:
SPR is currently seeking the services of a consultant to establish a baseline of the number of women in formal local governance structures and in traditional governance structures in Bukavu, Goma, Kabare, Kalehe, Masisi, Wailekale, and Walungu, DRC. The consultant will conduct face-to-face interviews with the leader of each structure surveyed and take photographs (if the leader is present at the time the consultant is conducting the survey).

Deliverables:
The consultant will complete the following deliverables over the course of the consultancy:

  • Provide a list of the total number of women in formal local governance structures (and their contact details) in the above-named areas.
  • Provide a list of the total number of women in traditional governance structures (and their contact details) in the above-named areas.
  • Provide a report on the number of women in formal local governance structures and in traditional governance structures, which includes:
  • Name of territories, localities, villages/towns where data collected.
  • Contact information (name and telephone number) of leader of each structure surveyed.
  • Overall percentage of women in formal local governance structures.
  • Overall percentage of women in traditional governance structures.
  • Notable quotes with photographs from formal and traditional governance structures.

Qualifications:

  • University degree in a relevant field such as international development, political science, geography, sociology, law, women’s studies or other relevant field**.** An advanced degree (MA, MPA, MS, MBA) is preferred.
  • Proven track record of 2 or more years conducting gender assessments or analysis of civil society, private, or public sector.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and understanding of geographical, operational, and political context in North and South Kivu.
  • Experience and ability to anticipate changes in context, operational issues, and to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication.
  • Fluency in French and Swahili and at least one additional local language spoken in North or South Kivu
  • Experience in women’s empowerment, peace-building, social cohesion, or community development is desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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India: Regional Business Systems Analyst and Monitoring Advisor, Asia

Organization: Population Services International
Country: India
Closing date: 26 Mar 2017

Regional Business Systems Analyst and Monitoring Advisor, Asia

Location: preference for Delhi, India; other locations within region negotiable

Up to 50**%** regional/international travel

Reports to the Technical Director, Asia Region with dotted line to Deputy Director, Evidence for Implementation

Be Part of Something Powerful and Different

Are you a management consultant with a hunger to contribute beyond the bottom line? A business analyst looking to put your skills to work on behalf of the people who need them most? If so, we’ve got a GREAT opportunity for you!

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (better known as “PSI”), a global health non-profit. We aim to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy and plan their families by marketing affordable health products and services (think mosquito nets, condoms, HIV testing and more). We are a $640m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 60 countries. Check out www.psi.org for more on what gets us out of bed in the morning.

Join us!

PSI seeks a Business Systems Analyst and Monitoring Advisor for Asia to provide support to PSI’s global mission. The Regional Business Systems Analyst and Monitoring Advisor (BSA/MA) will provide strategic leadership, capacity building support, and technical assistance to PSI projects and underlying business systems in the Asia region. The BSA/MA will be expected to work across multiple levels of the organization and may be involved in various activities from defining strategy to scoping out requirements for projects to creating system architecture to supporting continuous improvement in technology and processes. Flowing from systems analysis, the successful candidate will ensure that strong MIS are designed and meaningful indicators are measured, facilitating better decision-making and stronger programs.

Reporting to the Technical Director, Asia Region, the post is part of the larger Asia Regional Technical Team providing technical support to the countries in Asia in which PSI operates. This position is expected to be based in Delhi, India.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Regional Business Systems Analyst collaborates across PSI countries (often called “Network Members”) to accomplish the following:

Business Process Improvement

  • Interview stakeholders to elicit, analyze and document functional and non-functional requirements for information system projects, including those using mobile applications
  • Formulate solutions that meet the Network Members’ business requirements and scope.
  • Analyze existing business processes to identify gaps and areas of improvement. Focus on process deconstruction, design and process improvement
  • Document as-is and to-be process scenarios, the differences between both, and the implementation plan necessary for the organization to adopt the to-be process
  • Participate in root cause analysis to recommend product enhancements or other appropriate actions to improve productivity for both the business units and IT

MIS

  • Design and implement dashboards for the presentation and analysis of routine data
  • Provide guidance on use of mobile health technologies for the collection and utilization of monitoring data, and their integration into program delivery
  • Develop and implement MIS and data quality assessments
  • Actively support the development and implementation of PSI’s global Management Information System (DHIS2)

Monitoring & Evaluation Oversight, Capacity Building, and Dissemination

  • Oversee development and improvement of M&E plans and logical frameworks as part of new business development or project start-up/revision.
  • Build capacity among country-level monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and MIS staff to (i) effectively elicit requirements from system users (ii) design and oversee data collection systems/processes, and (iii) analyze, interpret and disseminate results
  • Provide technical supervision of country-level staff, as appropriate
  • Review and determine budgets for delivery of technical assistance to Network Members
  • Serve as the liaison between technical departments in PSI headquarters and Asia Network members

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, management information systems, computer science, or aligned work experience
  • At least 3 years of experience identifying and documenting business requirements at multiple levels, and across complex projects that impact several systems and functional areas
  • Ability to learn quickly, understanding organizational interdependencies and potential impacts to project planning or implementation
  • Experience with database management and MIS design/configuration, preferably DHIS2
  • Ability to develop partnerships with internal senior management, external donors, and NGOs
  • Experience managing multiple projects and teams in a variety of environments
  • Proven experience successfully building capacity in and mentoring information systems staff
  • Excellent analysis and writing skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English required

Preference will be given to candidates with work experience in low-income countries, work in public health, and knowledge of social marketing. Familiarity with donor-funded international development projects a major plus. The preferred repertoire of desired expertise/skills aslo includes:

  • Experience in Agile development
  • Ability to document process flows using UML with a process flow tool like MS Visio or PowerPoint
  • Documented experience working on enterprise solutions utilizing CRM or ERP solutions
  • Experience with mobile health technologies
  • Experience developing learning materials

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 7

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status

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Kenya: Consultancy for Corporate Philanthropy Research in Kenya

Organization: Aga Khan Foundation
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

1. Background and Context

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) has been working in East Africa since 1974 and pursues innovative solutions to the seemingly intractable problems that lead to poverty. AKF is managing a robust and expanding portfolio of multi-sectoral initiatives that includes programmes in sustainable economic development, education, early childhood development, health, nutrition and civil society strengthening.

2. About the Project

The Aga Khan Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are together supporting a four-year project (2014-2018) called Yetu Initiative. Yetu means “Ours” in Kiswahili, and the Initiative is supporting Kenyans to come forward and say, “These are our concerns, these are our solutions and these are our contributions.” Yetu is working to strengthen Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to cultivate a culture of community philanthropy. Community philanthropy occurs when citizens take lead in addressing their community’s needs by mobilizing their own capital, including both financial and non-financial resources. Community philanthropy enhances local ownership and empowerment, reduces donor dependency, and creates greater and more sustainable impact.

The Yetu Initiative is supporting Kenyan CSOs to develop a “Community of Practice” that strengthens their assets and capacity and supports them to build trust. Building trust between CSOs and the communities they serve provides a lasting foundation of local support into the future. Yetu believes that by improving communication and capacity, CSOs can encourage more support for their missions and better demonstrate that they have successfully used that support to impact issues that their communities care about.

Yetu Initiative is working on building local civic engagement capacity through three objectives;

1) Build at least 8 alliances between CSOs, Foundations, and businesses that mobilize at least $1 million in assets for local development needs;

2) Improve the organizational capacity of 200 Kenyan CSOs, enabling stronger development outcomes;

3) Improve the Kenyan cultural and technological environment for community philanthropy.

3. Purpose of the study

Beyond the routine monitoring and evaluation of project activities, research and learning is one of the pre-eminent themes running throughout all components of the Yetu Initiative. Therefore, in addition to the three programmatic objectives, the Yetu Initiative is contributing to the existing body of knowledge on the potential of community philanthropy as a mechanism for; enhancing local ownership and control over development priorities, strengthen organizational sustainability, reduce donor dependency and thereby result in greater development impact. Specifically, this study will focus on the assessment of the landscape of corporate giving in Kenya. The study will also assess whether there have been any factors that have prevented business organisations in Kenya from substantially contributing to local community development through the practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). [1]CSR can be defined as the duty of the companies to the development of its stakeholders, and to the avoidance and correction of any negative consequences caused by business activities.

4. Justification for the study

This study will focus on establishing the key drivers and deterrents to corporate giving to local CSOs by business organizations in Kenya. The findings will broadly inform CSOs on how to engage with businesses and the private sector to catalyse corporate giving. This is an instrumental strategy for the Yetu Initiative to capacity build local CSOs and enable them tap into local corporate giving for fund raising. The study will also provide pertinent information on the landscape of corporate giving in Kenya to different stakeholders involved in community philanthropy.

5. Study Objectives

The basic question that this study aim to address is ‘what is the state of corporate giving in Kenya’? Therefore, this study will generally assess the landscape of corporate giving in Kenya. Specifically, the study will:

  1. Map out the players in the corporate community philanthropy in Kenya
  2. Assess the processes and criteria employed by corporates in Kenya for determining the CSOs and projects to support, thematic areas for support and resource allocation
  3. Establish the key drivers and deterrents of corporate giving to local CSOs in Kenya

6. Scope of study

The study will examine a number of business or private sector institutions which includes corporate and SMEs operating in Kenya. The institutions will be drawn from various sectors.

The institutions will include:

  • Multinationals & local companies listed in the Nairobi Securities Exchange
  • Small & Medium Enterprises drawn from Top 100 SME Companies (initiative by Nation Media Group)-Will include key companies that may not be listed.
  • Multinational, Regional or National (Not listed on the NSE) e.g. GE, Unilever, Microsoft

These corporates will cut across various sectors including:

  • Information, Communication and Technology (ICT Sector)
  • Finance and Banking Sector
  • Pharmaceutical and health Sector
  • Industrial and manufacturing sector
  • Retail Sector
  • Extractives Sector
  • Transport and infrastructure sector
  • Agriculture sectorTourism and hospitality sector
  • Building and construction

Key Study Questions

  1. Who are the players in the corporate community philanthropy in Kenya and their annual contributions?
  2. What are the factors contributing to the rise of corporate foundations?
  3. What processes and criteria are employed by corporates in Kenya in determining the CSOs and projects to support or thematic areas for support and who makes the decisions on giving?
  4. How do corporates allocate CSR resources [financial budgets, in-kind giving (products, services, volunteering)]?
  5. What CSR activities are currently ongoing in Kenya and how are the local CSOs involved in them?
  6. What is the perception of the role of CSOs by corporate foundations?
  7. How do companies align their CSR with their business strategy or development needs?
  8. How do companies align their CSR with the global SDGs?
  9. Who is in charge of corporate responsibility within the different companies and what are their qualifications?
  10. How do corporates engage their employees in the CSR processes within and without their institutions and the CSOs or projects they implement?
  11. What strategies are used by corporates in measurement and reporting on their giving?
  12. What is the sustainability and vision of corporate giving in Kenya?
  13. How are regulations/policies on Corporate Responsibility in Kenya employed by corporates? Are they aware of the them and implementing them.

Scope of work

  1. Undertake review of key Yetu Initiative documents, philanthropy related documents and corporate /business documents
  2. Design study and sampling
  3. Design quantitative and qualitative data collection tools and review where deemed necessary
  4. Develop and present the inception report and review where deemed necessary.
  5. Carry out data collection using the agreed tools
  6. Carry out a comprehensive analysis of the data gathered in line with study objectives
  7. Validate data with the reference group and other stakeholders
  8. Present findings to AKF and its key stakeholders.
  9. Finalize the evaluation report, print and disseminate to stakeholders.

7. Reference Group

The Yetu Initiative has reached out to a pool of like-minded partners with interest and experience in corporate philanthropy to constitute a core team that will drive the study This will be the Reference Group for the study. The partners are expected to bring in their expertise in corporate philanthropy as well as pool in resources to enable implementation of the study.

Yetu will also be involved with a wider network of stakeholders from its Community of Practice and other associations and networks involved in community philanthropy in Kenya.

8. Research Methodology

The study will employ a mixed methods cross-sectional design to enable collection of both quantitative and qualitative data sequentially. This approach assumes that the collection of various types of data will provide a deeper understanding of the research problem posed. The qualitative open-ended interviews will be used to collect detailed views from the corporates and to define more clearly some of the reasoning behind how corporates structure the philanthropy process. The quantitative aspect will employ a questionnaire to collect data mainly on trends. The study will also involve a comprehensive desk review of secondary information (including research reports, media publications, social media chats and blogs) to augment the primary findings.

9. Deliverables

The consultant will prepare and deliver the following deliverables within agreed timelines

a) An inception report with the proposed study design, methodology, samples, tools and procedures for data collection and plan for data analysis.

b) First and second draft of the study report in soft copy for review by AKF Yetu Initiative.

c) A final study report in MS Word, plus relevant appendices

d) An MS PowerPoint summary of the study report

e) All datasets in MS Excel or MS Access

f) All instruments used in the data collection

10. Study Timelines

The timelines of the study will be from early March to mid -April 2017 a duration of 45 days (including final report submission)

11. Payment Schedule

The financial proposal should include study costs including daily consultant rates and total consultancy fees. The consultancy payments will be made in tranches depending on milestone deliverables especially on the reports.

12. Consultants Requirements

The consultant is expected to meet the minimum requirements outlined below:

  • Must have an advanced degree preferably a post graduate degree in social sciences, development or business related course.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in donor mapping research, local philanthropy research or implementation in Kenya.
  • Must have carried out corporate philanthropy research within the last 3 years in Kenya
  • Data management skills and must be conversant with qualitative and quantitative analysis soft wares including SPSS and N-Vivo
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Provide 3 references for corporate philanthropy studies conducted

[1*] An Institutional Analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility in Kenya, Judy Muthuri and Victoria Gilbert*

How to apply:

1. Submission Details

All interested consultants/firms are requested to submit their proposals via email to yetuinitiative@akfea.org by 10th March, 2017 with the email title ‘Yetu Corporate Philanthropy Research’. The submissions will include:

1) Technical proposal (not exceeding 15 pages): The technical proposal should reflect the consultants/firm’s understanding of the TORs and how they will undertake all the tasks outlined in the Scope of Work.

  • The consultant/firm will also provide a detailed plan of specific activities and timetable for carrying out the assignment
  • Resumes of proposed lead consultant and team with relevant experience and references. Note: The lead consultant mentioned in the proposal is expected to steer the study with no replacements.
  • Firm’s application must include all copies of statutory requirements.

2) Financial Proposal: The consultant/firm shall propose a realistic cost estimate for this assignment, including a breakdown of the budget and justification of expenses. The budget shall include only those costs that can be directly attributed to the activities proposed. This should be submitted separately from the Technical Proposal.

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Guatemala: Investigador/Analista de Informática Forense

Organization: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala
Country: Guatemala
Closing date: 22 Feb 2017

RESPONSABILIDADES PRINCIPALES
El/La Investigador(a)/Analista de Informática Forense implementará estrategias, técnicas y planes de investigación y análisis de información, según le sea asignado. El/La Investigador(a)/Analista de Informática Forense reportará a la Jefatura de la Sección de Informática Forense.
FUNCIONES PRINCIPALES
• Realizar las investigaciones y análisis de información de casos, procesos o proyectos que se le asignen.
• Realizar extracciones forenses digitales a diferentes sistemas y equipos informáticos (Computadores, Servidores, dispositivos de red), teléfonos celulares, tabletas digitales o cualquier dispositivo de almacenamiento externo, utilizando para ello herramientas forenses como FTK, Encase, UFED, Raptor, Caine, etc.
• Realizar análisis de información de la evidencia digital mediante la utilización de equipos y software forenses (FTK, Encase, UFED).
• Administrar las herramientas informáticas y analíticas que le sean asignadas por la Jefatura del Departamento de Investigación y Litigio.
• Crear protocolos necesarios para la correcta recolección, conservación y almacenamiento de evidencia digital.
• Coadyuvar con los equipos de investigación y otros analistas en la adecuada recolección, evaluación, procesamiento, análisis y diseminación de la información de los diversos casos, procesos o proyectos, especialmente en aquellos que se requiera el manejo de la evidencia digital.
• Realizar informes técnicos, informes contextuales, temáticos y desarrollar los proyectos que se le asignen.
• Orientar y asesorar a los encargados de las investigaciones a las que se incorpore con base en los resultados objetivos de sus análisis.
• Digitar información en las bases de datos que se requieran con base en las funciones asignadas.
• Realizar análisis de información de documentos, desplegados o registros telefónicos, reportes de transacciones, o cualquier otro documento, formato o información de interés.
• Utilizar herramientas informáticas analíticas de visualización de la información para eventos, relaciones telefónicas, relaciones de personas, utilización de mapas geográficos, etc.
• Participar en reuniones informativas y procesos de planificación y desarrollo del Departamento de Investigación y Litigio, o de la Sección que se le requiera, asignándosele responsabilidades adicionales a los casos de investigación.
• Revisar y analizar documentos seleccionados y aportados por otros equipos, y determinar la información esencial que debe ser procesada y analizada.
Términos de referencia
TÍTULO:
Investigador/Analista de Informática Forense
UNIDAD ORGANIZACIONAL:
Sección de Informática Forense
NIVEL:
P-2
DURACION:
1 año, con periodo de prueba de 3 meses
FECHA DE REVISION :
Febrero 2017
FECHA DE INICIO:
De preferencia inmediata
• Elaborar notas, informes y estudios concisos y complementarios sobre las investigaciones y análisis de información.
• Conducir o apoyar investigaciones y análisis adicionales requeridos por la Jefatura del Departamento.
• Testificar en la Corte, Tribunales de Justicia o ante cualquier autoridad en caso de ser requerido.
• Servir como perito o técnico de análisis de información (contextual, técnica, telefónica, etc.) y de informática forense en la Corte, Tribunales de Justicia o ante cualquier autoridad exponiendo la metodología, conclusiones y cualquier otro aspecto de sus informes o productos analíticos según sea requerido.
• Realizar las funciones administrativas que le sean asignadas para la implementación de las políticas y procedimientos del Departamento de Investigación y Litigio.
• Informar de forma oportuna a la Jefatura del Departamento de Investigación y Litigio de todos sus análisis en las investigaciones y análisis de información de casos, procesos o proyectos que se le asignen.
• Velar por que todas las políticas, instrucciones, circulares, reglamentos, etc. emitidos por la Jefatura del Departamento, el Comisionado o la Comisión en general se cumplan.
COMPETENCIAS
• Profesionalismo: Conocimiento de metodologías y fuentes de investigación, incluidas fuentes electrónicas de Internet, intranet y otras bases de datos. Destreza en la identificación y análisis de problemas/temas y participación en la resolución de los mismos. Experiencia en la interacción y enlace con analistas, investigadores, policía y otros profesionales. Habilidad para trabajar dentro de estrictos plazos de tiempo y bajo presión y estrés. Habilidad en planificar su propio trabajo y la del equipo a que pertenece, y manejar las prioridades que pudieran ser conflictivas. Deberá incorporar la perspectiva de género respetando la participación equitativa de mujeres y hombres en todas las áreas de trabajo. Deberá ser discreto y respetuoso de los procedimientos de seguridad.
• Comunicación: Se comunica en forma oral y escrita con claridad y eficiencia; tiene la habilidad de escuchar a otros, interpretar los mensajes correctamente y responder apropiadamente a los mismos; formula preguntas para clarificar y demuestra interés en tener una comunicación abierta. Tiene la habilidad de preparar y presentar informes en forma comprensible.
• Trabajo en equipo: Trabaja en colaboración con colegas en el logro de objetivos organizacionales; solicita datos valorando las ideas y la experiencia de los demás y está dispuesto a aprender de la experiencia de los demás; pone las prioridades del equipo antes de las personales; apoya y actúa de acuerdo con la decisión final del grupo, incluso cuando tal decisión podrían no reflejar enteramente su opinión; comparte el reconocimiento de los logros del equipo y comparte las responsabilidades por los fracasos del mismo. Es capaz de trabajar como parte de equipos multidisciplinarios y multiculturales.
• Planificación y organización Desarrolla objetivos claros consistentes con las estrategias acordadas; identifica actividades y tareas prioritarias; se ajusta a las prioridades como sea necesario; destina el tiempo y los recursos apropiados para completar su trabajo; prevé los riesgos y está preparado para eventualidades; supervisa y ajusta los planes y acciones como sea necesario; administra el tiempo de forma eficiente.
• Responsabilidad: Asume responsabilidad de sus cometidos; entrega los resultados de su trabajo del cual es responsable en el tiempo, coste y estándares de calidad estimados; opera de acuerdo a los reglamentos y regulaciones de la Organización; apoya al equipo, supervisa y asume las responsabilidad por la delegación de asignaciones; toma responsabilidad personal por sus limitaciones y las de la unidad de trabajo, si aplicase.
• Capacidad tecnológica: Está al día de la tecnología disponible; entiende la aplicabilidad y limitaciones de la tecnología al trabajo de la oficina; busca activamente aplicar tecnología a las tareas apropiadas; muestra disposición de aprender nueva tecnología. Practica en uso de Raptor, Helix, Spada, Caine y conocimiento de los estándares y normas internacionales utilizados para el manejo de la evidencia digital (ISO IEC 27037, RFC 3227, regulaciones internacionales como la IOCE, etc.), conocimiento avanzado en sistemas operativos de Microsoft, Linux y Mac OS redes de computadores, equipos de seguridad informática, normas técnicas internacionales en el sistema de gestión de seguridad de la información (ISO 27001), conocimiento avanzado en el manejo de Bases de datos, procesadores de texto, hojas de cálculo, presentaciones e infografía y sistemas de grabación digital y analógica.
REQUISITOS
Educación
Título universitario avanzado (Maestría o equivalente) en Ingeniería de sistemas computacionales y/o Ingeniería electrónica o carrera universitaria afín. Certificaciones en el uso de herramientas de extracción y análisis de evidencia digital tales como FTK, Encase, UFED, etc.
Experiencia laboral
Experiencia responsable y progresiva mínima de cinco (5) años con título de Maestría o seis (6) con título de licenciatura, preferentemente en el sector justicia, policía u otras entidades, en la obtención, preservación, análisis y manejo de evidencia digital y administración de información, y en trabajos en cooperación con fiscalía, policía, y/o agencias de inteligencia.
Amplia experiencia en haber conducido, completado o apoyado complicadas y prolongadas investigaciones/análisis criminales de manera satisfactoria utilizando herramientas de adquisición y análisis forense. Se podrá dar preferencia a los candidatos que demuestren un conocimiento amplio de la realidad sociopolítica de Guatemala.
Idiomas
Fluidez del idioma español (Oral y escrito) para el trabajo profesional.

How to apply:

La descripción relevante del puesto se encuentra adjunta. Las personas interesadas deberán enviar la aplicación únicamente a través de la dirección de correo electrónico reclutamientocicig@un.org no más allá del miércoles 22 de febrero 2017 mencionando el nombre del puesto en el asunto del correo electrónico (con los siguientes documentos adjuntos):

  1. Carta de Interés.

  2. Formulario de Antecedentes Personales CICIG completo y firmado**.** ( http://www.cicig.org )

  3. Funcionarios/as del sistema de Naciones Unidas escanear copia de su última evaluación de desempeño (PAS por sus siglas en ingles) (Opcional)

Notas importantes:

· Postulaciones sin Carta de interés y Formulario de Antecedentes Personales CICIG no podrán ser consideradas.

· Postulaciones recibas después de la fecha limite (22/02/17) no serán consideradas.

· Adjuntar únicamente los documentos indicados y en formato word o pdf que sumen menos de 10 mb por correo.

· Para más información ingresar a nuestra página web en Oportunidad de Empleo http://www.cicig.org

La Cicig tiene como objetivo lograr una representación equitativa de mujeres y hombres para todas las actividades, por lo que las solicitudes de candidatas son especialmente alentadas.

La consideración de los/as candidatos/as será equitativa, sin discriminación de raza, religión, idioma, opinión o posición social o circunstancia.

La Cicig se reserva el derecho de no hacer designaciones, a hacerlo con un grado inferior, o términos de referencia modificados, previa información.

La Cicig no tendrá obligaciones adicionales ante la eventual finalización o expiración de las actividades. La naturaleza de la Cicig es temporal y el ejercicio de las actividades se sujeta a dicha particularidad.

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Netherlands: Team Leader and Project Manager

Organization: Netherlands Red Cross
Country: Netherlands
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

The Netherlands Red Cross helps to strengthen resilience of vulnerable people exposed to hazards and crisis situations and we respond to disasters and conflicts to save lives and alleviate suffering. In the Netherlands we do this with more than thirty thousand volunteers and internationally through technical assistance, supplies and financial aid. Together we act before, during and after natural and man-made disasters to meet the needs and to improve the lives of vulnerable people.

We do this without regards to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinion. Our seven principles guide our humanitarian work: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

510 is a self-organizing data innovation initiative of the Netherlands Red Cross. Our vision is that smart use of (big) data will help towards faster and more (cost) effective humanitarian aid at a global level. Contributing to open data, data analyses and capacity building in governments and NGOs are essential to increase the understanding of humanitarian data. We want to shape the future of humanitarian aid by converting data into understanding, and to put it in the hands of humanitarian relief workers, decision makers and people affected, so that they can better prepare for and cope with disasters and crises.

510 has opened a vacancy for a:

Team leader and Project Manager

(The Hague, 32-40 hours p/w)

Purpose of the position

To ensure that the vision and mission of 510 are translated into innovation projects by leading a diverse team of data experts in successfully implementing these projects. The Humanitarian Data Team Lead will ensure that 510 is adequately sourced with volunteers, students and staff to accomplish its goal and is responsible for the daily management of the team. This person also actively participates and contributes to the 510 projects. This position reports to the Strategic Lead – 510 initiative.

Background

The 510 initiative was established early 2016 and has grown since into a team of 26 core and project staff, graduates, students, trainees and volunteer data experts with diverse backgrounds. The team is developing data and digital solutions for both international and domestic humanitarian aid. Our main results are published on 510.global.

510 works together with all departments of the Netherlands Red Cross, as well as with different teams in the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), other Red Cross National Societies, Universities in The Netherlands and abroad, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), national governments and through the Dutch Coalition for Humanitarian Innovation (DCHI) with other NGOs and businesses.

Most work of 510 is project based. The team lead will lead team members who work on projects on their own, or in small teams. The team lead will also participate in projects.

We work in virtual teams using a fully digital collaboration environment, which enables us to bridge time differences and physical distances and to continuously work together on some of the most difficult humanitarian challenges. However, we also greatly value the opportunity to work together in a face-to-face setting, which is possible in our office in The Hague.

We invite data literate, bright and creative people, with a hands-on mentality and technical skills to join our team. All our team members should be highly self-motivated to improve the way humanitarian aid is delivered.

Responsibilities

Team leadership responsibilities

§ Lead and manage a cohesive, multi-disciplinary team of staff, graduates, students and volunteer data experts. Recruit and guide new volunteers, graduates and trainees when needed.

§ Motivating the team, getting the best out of everyone.

§ Evaluate progress with each team member on a regular basis, and organize a team retreat twice a year.

§ Contribute to the further development and dissemination of the 510 vision and mission.

§ Identify humanitarian challenges and opportunities for 510 by engaging with internal and external stakeholders, in meetings and working groups.

Technical project management responsibilities

§ Provide technical leadership in the relevant areas of some of the projects that are not yet at the scale for which a project manager can be recruited.

§ Proactively informing clients about the status of their projects

§ Contribute to data projects where your own technical skills and competencies are of value.

§ Perform and oversee administrative tasks, such as handling invoices and contract handling.

Stakeholder management

§ Develop and maintain good relationships with internal and external stakeholders or clients with whom we partner, or for whom we are implementing projects.

§ Promote team achievements, both internally and externally, by co-writing blog posts and a newsletter, publishing on social media and reaching out to our partners in person.

§ Lead – and support in – writing proposals for donors or other parties who wish to collaborate with us.

Profile candidate

**
Qualifications**

Essential:

§ A University degree in preferably science, technology, engineering or mathematics (e.g. computer science, econometrics, artificial intelligence, (applied) mathematics, (applied) physics, astronomy, technology management),

§ Track record showing the capacity to use data to improve processes, operations and decision-making.

§ Living in – or willing to move to – the Netherlands (on own expenses).


Skills and experience***

Essential:

§ At least 3 years of professional experience in a managerial role for 10+ team members.

§ Demonstrable interest in humanitarian aid

§ Experience in bridging the gap between end users in an organization and a team of technical experts from different disciplines

§ Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor

§ Experience in building and managing relationships with internal and external partners.

§ Experience in developing and leading a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team.

§ Tact, discretion, and the ability to work harmoniously in a team.

§ Demonstrable experience in project management and in the development of project proposals.

§ Experience in financial management and budgeting up to at least € 100.000.

§ Excellent command of the Dutch and English language (written and verbally).

Desirable:s

§ Work experience in an international development or humanitarian setting.

§ Working level French

§ In depth experience in any of the following subject matters: data analysis, data visualization, machine learning, data literacy, or programming.

Competencies

§ Committed to customer excellence.

§ Flexibility and ability to work under pressure.

§ Self confidence

§ Strong listening and feedback skills

§ Being able to communicate clearly and concisely (written and verbally)

§ Being trustworthy.

We offer

§ A full time appointment (based on 32-40-hour work week) for one year, with the possibility of extension depending on performance.

§ A flexible and human centred working environment in an international environment with a variety of international organizations.

§ Well balanced employment conditions with space for initiative and development.

Remuneration: the salary scale level is set at 12 as mentioned in the CAO, depending on education level and experience. (min. € 3,581.35until max. € 4,778.76 gross per month on the basis of full time employment)

How to apply:

Please send your resume in English and letter of motivation with reference to Annemieke van Teeffelen before 19 February 2017 using http://werkenbij.rodekruis.nl/nl/Vacature/Solliciteren/75725

For more information about the position, you can contact Maarten van der Veen at mvanderveen@redcross.nl.

An initial assessment of candidates short-listed is part of the selection procedure.

For more information of the work of the Netherlands Red Cross please go to www.rodekruis.nl and www.rodekruis.tv. NLRC on Facebook: Facebook.com/rodekruis and Twitter: Twitter.com/rodekruis. For more information on 510. Visit www.510.global , facebook.com/510global and twitter.com/510global.

Acquisition for this vacancy will not be appreciated

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India: Data Management Support Specialist – Infectious Disease Outbreaks – India

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: India
Closing date: 23 Feb 2017

Dexis Consulting Group, a leading international development firm based in Washington D.C., is seeking candidates for several Data Support Specialist positions on an anticipated upcoming multi-year New Delhi -based U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) supported activity designed to respond to infectious disease outbreak response and recovery. Specialists will provide the data management, data analysis and date quality support, as described below, in affected regional areas, such as New Delhi, Amritsar, Ludhiana; Lucknow, Patna, Jaipur; Mumbai Indore, and Bhopal.

Responsibilities

  • Participate as a member of the international Ebola response team and assist CDC in their efforts to provide overall expert technical support to the host country government laboratory and epidemiologic data activities being supported through collaborative response and recovery efforts by CDC, the government, and international partners. This may include development of strategies to improve the quality of data
  • Collaborate closely with CDC and the in-country response team, coordinating laboratory and epidemiologic data management activities with detection, prevention, care and treatment program areas
  • Analyze data from assessments conducted in priority areas and work with team leads to incorporate appropriate activities/strategies into work plans; activities will be related to Ebola surveillance, suspected outbreak case investigation, care and monitoring, outbreak investigation and response planning/implementation, epidemiological data analysis, and routine immunization services
  • Maintain and manage an up-to-date and accurate database that is used for describing the outbreak and doing epidemiological data analysis
  • Work closely with government and other CDC lab partners and epidemiologists to improve data quality
  • Maintain and run SAS program(s) to clean and merge data. Manage and analyze data for risk assessments
  • Work with team leads to track progress towards implementing specific priority country work plans
  • Conduct periodic analyses of current epidemiologic data related to outbreaks, and surveillance and priority areas
  • Provide technical assistance as needed to CDC India in other areas of data management (EQA) programs, studies, etc
  • Coordinate, facilitating and participate in meetings sponsored by CDC Country Office and international outbreak response partners
  • Travel to Amritsar, Lucknow, and Mumbai, India to analyze data from suspected outbreak cases

Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications

  • Master’s Level Degree in Public Health Sciences, Epidemiology, or related field
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience, with progressive responsibility in working with epidemiology and laboratory information systems and providing data management solutions
  • Three years of experience in coordinating multi-agency public health programs at regional, national, sub national, local levels, international experience preferred
  • Experience in International public health, disease surveillance (active and passive), and outbreak and case investigations
  • Working knowledge of SAS, SPSS, Excel, Microsoft Access
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, experience in development of strategic documents, briefing documents, and reports
  • Level IV speaking and writing proficiency in English
  • Language proficiency in Hindi and Marathi preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English with various groups (Speaking, Reading and Writing)

With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and other multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

Please submit your resume to: CDCopportunities@dexisonline.com with “India Task Order” in the subject line

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Jordan: Field Monitor

Organization: World Vision
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 22 Feb 2017

World Vision International – Jordan:

Join us and be part of a global relief, development and advocacy NGO, dedicated to work with children, families & communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision International was established in 1950 & operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. We are committed to the protection of children and we do not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment types (full time, freelance, consultancy…etc) is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
For more information, please visit www.wvi.org

Position Title: Field Monitor

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To conduct distributions, monitoring and reporting on all commodity/Cash distributions according to World Vision FPMG Standards.

Major Responsibilities:

Planning:

  • Ensure proper planning of monitoring the project activities.

  • Ensure that all the required documents for planning have signed and filed.

Assessment:

  • Take part of Assessments done by WV Jordan.

  • Work closely with M&E department on the assessments and supervise enumerators for data collection.

Monitoring:

  • Ensure adherence to WV policies and standards.

  • Monitor Projects activities during the implementation phase.

  • Collect and Document beneficiaries’ feedback about the project.

Distributions:

  • Ensure that all distributions for food and non-food items are conducted in an orderly proper and acceptable manner as per World Vision International, Donor and Community standards.

  • Managing the crowd control in the Distribution sites

  • Ensure a proper registration of beneficiaries.

  • Work-closely with Accountability Department by providing the key information.

Field Reports:

  • Do all field reports and complete all the standard forms (Good Receive note, Distribution Report, Field Visits Report, Waybills, Beneficiaries List, Loss Reports).

Commodity Accounting:

  • Ensure that all commodities in custody of field team are properly accounted for.

Information Provision and coordination:

  • Ensure that proper information provision for the project is done to the implementing partner(s), beneficiaries and communities and maintain good coordination with Stakeholders.

Other Duties:

  • Perform Other duties as required

Education:
Education level should be a minimum of bachelor’s degree.

Experience:

At least 2 years of previous experience in commodities and field assessments

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Good Team Player, willingness to learn, self-starter and ability to work with little supervision
  • Dedicated to the humanitarian cause
  • Good command of oral and written English. Experience in community mobilization, commodity programming and management in logistics.

Core Capabilities:

• Achieving quality results and service
• Practicing accountability and integrity
• Communicating information effectively
• Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly
• Understanding the Humanitarian industry
• Understanding WV’s mission & operations
• Practicing continuous innovation & creativity
• Learning for growth and development
• Maintaining work/life balance
• Building collaborative relationships
• Practicing gender & cultural diversity
• Influencing individuals & groups

If you are Jordanian and meet our requirements, please submit your resume with a covering letter via Akhtaboot.

HOW TO APPLY:

How to apply:

If you are Jordanian and meet our requirements, please submit your resume with a covering letter to:

hrd_wvj@wvi.org

Please write “Field Monitor – WVJ” in the E-mail subject line.

Successful candidates only will be notified for the interview.

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Philippines: Consultant for Leyte Needs Assessment

Organization: American Red Cross
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 24 Feb 2017

1. Summary

1.1. Purpose: The American Red Cross (ARC) Philippines Delegation working in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) seeks a qualified consultant to lead an assessment of unmet needs in Leyte Province in the Post-Haiyan Recovery environment in support of an ongoing strategic planning process undertaken by the ARC Philippines Delegation and PRC. The consultant will provide a better understanding of currently unmet needs in the Typhoon Haiyan affected areas of Leyte Province and will draw from existing data on stakeholder capacities and interests to provide recommendations for sustainable and impactful Preparedness and Post-Recovery programming in Leyte Province to be supported by the ARC Philippines Delegation in partnership with the PRC.

1.2. Commissioner: This Terms of Reference (TOR) has been commissioned by the ARC Philippines Delegation.

1.3. Audience: ARC Philippines Delegation Senior Management, ARC Regional Senior Management, ARC NHQ Senior Management, PRC Leyte Chapter Senior Management, PRC NHQ Senior Management

1.4. Duration of consultancy: Up to 20 working days

1.5. Estimated dates of consultancy: March 13 – April 07, 2017

1.6. Location of consultancy: Tacloban and Manila, Philippines

2. Background

The American Red Cross (ARC) established a delegation in the Philippines in early 2014 following the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. Prior to this the ARC primarily provided disaster relief and disaster management support from a distance. Following Haiyan, ARC was able to support the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and other movement actors in helping them reach their strategic targets in integrated Haiyan programming. ARC is interested in continuing this strong and mutually beneficial partnership with the PRC and has recently signed a five-year memorandum of understanding.

3. Purpose and Scope

The ARC Philippines Delegation is currently undertaking a strategic planning process with the purpose of determining how best to support the PRC in the implementation of their own, newly approved strategic plan. The ARC Philippines Delegation Strategic Plan will also provide direction to the delegation in spending remaining Typhoon Haiyan resources in affected areas of Leyte Province in preparing for future disasters while sustaining Haiyan recovery results. At the conclusion of this process, ARC Philippines Delegation will have a five-year plan, endorsed by PRC that will guide its work from July 2017 to June 2022. The strategic planning process will use basic planning methodologies including secondary data review, primary data collection including key stakeholder interviews, stakeholder survey, and focus group discussions; as well as various analytical tools such as a SWOT and stakeholder workshops to review the various pieces of the plan as they come together. The process will be participatory and will comprehensively look at needs, interests, resources, and capacities to make informed decisions on the Delegation strategy going forward. The consultant will be expected to work collaboratively with targeted staff from PRC who will assist in the assessment and design process under the leadership and guidance of the consultant and the ARC Country representative.

4. Timeframe

The consultant is expected to complete the deliverables within the allotted 20 working days with local travel within Manila and throughout Leyte Province. A detailed work breakdown should be outlined in applicant’s Proposal Brief but should follow a work flow similar to the following:

  • Inception Report
  • Desktop Review – Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Guidelines, SWOT Analysis, Stakeholder Analysis, RCRC Movement Program Evaluations, RCRC Movement Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Operation Meta-Evaluation, PRC Strategic Plan
  • Key Informant Interviews – Manila – PRC
  • Key Informant Interviews – Manila – ARC, IFRC, PNS
  • Key Informant Interviews – Leyte – PRC
  • Key Informant Interviews – Leyte – MLGU
  • Key Informant Interviews – Leyte – BLGU
  • Key Informant Interviews – Leyte – ARC, IFRC, PNS
  • Key Informant Interviews – Leyte – External NGOs
  • Validation Workshop
  • Recommendations Workshop
  • Presentation of Findings and Recommendations

5. Deliverables

The deliverables will be as follows:

  • Inception Report – March 17, 2017
  • Summary Report of Unmet Needs in Post-Recovery Leyte – April 07, 2017
  • Summary Report of Recommendations for PRC led Preparedness / Post-Recovery Programming in Leyte – April 07, 2017

6. Qualifications

  • Post graduate degree relating to social research, monitoring & evaluation, or program management
  • Demonstrated experience conducting qualitative data analysis
  • Demonstrated experience synthesizing disparate data sources
  • Demonstrated writing abilities in English
  • Familiarity with Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Operation
  • Familiarity with Red Cross Red Crescent Movement
  • Extensive professional experience in Disaster Risk Reduction, Livelihoods, Shelter, Health, WASH, etc.
  • Extensive professional experience in programmatic planning and design including budgeting
  • Extensive professional experience leading collaborative planning events
  • Fluency in English required, knowledge of Tagalog is advantageous

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their application material by February 24, 2017 to the following email: jobs.prc.ttl@gmail.com. The application should include:

  1. Proposal Brief (max 2 pages)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Reference Sheet
  5. Rate Sheet
  6. Employer Contact SheetThe proposal brief should include a short explanation of high-level activities proposed by the candidate and should be limited to a maximum of 2 pages in length. The cover letter and curriculum vitae should concisely summarize prior experiences relevant to the aforementioned TOR. The reference sheet should include at least three professional references. The rate sheet should include daily rates for the previous 12 months of work. The employer contact sheet should include employer contact information for verification of daily rates shown in the rate sheet. We thank you in advance for understanding that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the next step in the application process.

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India: Data Management Support – India

Organization: QED Group
Country: India
Closing date: 23 Feb 2017

To satisfy the overall objectives of CDC India and international collaboration responsibilities, the contractor will provide technical assistance, consultation and support services to the EBOLA response and recovery efforts in India for epidemiologic and laboratory information system/programs and data management methods for clinical and diagnostic data. The contractor will be based in New Delhi and will be assigned to provide data management support for one of three highly affected areas (New Delhi, Amritsar, Ludhiana); (Lucknow, Patna, Jaipur ); (Mumbai Indore, and Bhopal).

Responsibilities

  • Participate as a member of the international EBOLA response team and assist CDC in their efforts to provide overall expert technical support to the host country government laboratory and epidemiologic data activities being supported through collaborative EBOLA response and recovery efforts by CDC, the government and international partners. This may include development of strategies to improve the quality of data.
  • Collaborate closely with CDC and the in-country response team, coordinating laboratory and epidemiologic data management activities with detection, prevention, care and treatment program areas.
  • Analyze data from assessments conducted in priority areas and work with team leads to incorporate appropriate activities/strategies into work plans; activities will be related to EBOLA surveillance, suspected EBOLA case investigation, care and monitoring, EBOLA outbreak investigation and response planning/implementation, epidemiological data analysis, and routine immunization services.
  • Maintain and manage an up-to-date and accurate database that is used for describing the outbreak and doing epidemiological data analysis.
  • Work closely with government and other CDC lab partners and epidemiologists to improve data quality.
  • Maintain and run SAS program(s) to clean and merge data. Manage and analyze data for risk assessments.
  • Work with team leads to track progress towards implementing specific priority country work plans.
  • Conduct periodic analyses of current epidemiologic data related to EBOLA, outbreaks, and surveillance and priority areas.
  • Provide technical assistance as needed to CDC India in other areas of data management (EQA) programs, studies, etc.
  • Coordinate, facilitating and participate in meetings sponsored by CDC Country Office and international Ebola Response partners.
  • Travel to Amritsar, Lucknow, and Mumbai, India to analyze data from suspected Ebola cases.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Level Degree in Public Health Sciences or related field
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience, with progressive responsibility in working with epidemiology and laboratory information systems and providing data management solutions
  • Three years of experience in coordinating multi-agency public health programs at regional, national, sub national, local levels, international experience preferred
  • Experience in International public health, disease surveillance (active and passive), and Outbreak and case investigations
  • Working knowledge of SAS, SPSS, Excel, Microsoft Access
  • Excellent communication and writing skills. Experience in development of strategic documents, briefing documents, and reports.
  • Level IV speaking and writing proficiency in English
  • Language proficiency in Hindi and Marathi preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English on a daily basis with various groups (speaking, reading and writing)

How to apply:

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Go to https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1300/data-management-support—india/job
  2. Complete the online application.
  3. Attach your resume.
  4. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  5. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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Haiti: Information Managment Coordiantor – Haiti – x2

Organization: Oxfam Intermón
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

Closing Date: Tuesday 14th February 2017

Salary: Competitive package

Contract Type: 4 month fixed term contract (extendable to 6 months)

Hours:

Location: Haiti

This is an urgent recruitment for a high priority humanitarian response. For this reason, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and priority will be given to those who are available to travel to Haiti immediately. Please indicate your availability in your application. Interviews and offers may take place before the closing date

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. As an Oxfam employee, you will join a team of professionals that is part of the international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice.

There are two identical positions the first in the South Department based in Les Cayes and the second in Grand’Anse Department based in Jérémie. Each post will require 25% of time based at National level to support the National coordination (prepare national coordination meeting, compilation and analysis of data).

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Respond to the WASH Sector partner’s needs for information.

  • Adapt existing in-country information management approaches for collecting, analysing and reporting WASH sector activities and resources, and identifying information gaps.

  • Establish and maintain information databases that consolidate, analyse and report/disseminate information critical to decision making.

  • Maintain monthly reporting from WASH sector partners, including 5Ws (‘Who does What, Where, When and for Whom?’ databases).

  • Support the estimation of spatial and temporal gaps, overlaps and coverage of WASH Sector activities and projects.

  • Work with WASH sector group partners to identify information gaps at national and sub-national levels and propose ways to bridge those gaps

  • Use GIS mapping for map production and geographic data management.

  • Adopt and promote the use of global standards for information management for inter-operability.

  • Manage flows of information and dissemination in an appropriate way, including website management.

  • Manage an inventory of relevant documents on the humanitarian situation.

  • Support the development and analysis of needs assessment and monitoring programmes.

  • To provide information management leadership in assessments and monitoring, including joint assessments and training.

  • Lead on the preparation of SitRep inputs with emphasis on WASH sectorial plans, targets and achievements.

  • Develop and strengthen information management capacity through the training.

  • At both national and a sub-national sector WASH meetings, the post holder will ensure that there is effective communication, reporting, engagement and coordination between the two levels

Ensure there is implementation of activities to support adequately gender promotion through the project implementation.

We are looking for:

Essential

  • Fluent in French and English.

  • Understands key technical issues for the sector leads sufficiently well enough to be able to: engage with partners in the sector groups; understand their specific information management needs.

  • Understands uses and adapts the tools, mechanisms and processes developed as part of Humanitarian Reform.

  • Demonstrates commitment to Humanitarian principles and Sphere standards.

  • Communicates, works and networks effectively with a wide range of people to reach broad consensus on a well-coordinated response, and demonstrates leadership where required.

  • Thinks and acts strategically and ensures that sector activities are prioritised and aligned within an agreed strategy.

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel or MS Access (e.g. pivot tables and functions); proven technical expertise for managing data capture and storage, for analysing diverse datasets, and presenting information in understandable tables, charts, graphs and reports; knowledge of establishing and managing basic websites (e.g. UNOCHA’s Humanitarian Response platform); proven skills in using GIS and map-making packages, and in web design and software development are an asset.

Applications must be submitted through the Oxfam website. For further information about the role and to apply please go to: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/5369/description

All applications must be submitted in English and include an English CV.

To find out more about the work we do at Oxfam GB, kindly follow the link below:

http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/blog/2015/10/best-job-in-the-world

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted through the Oxfam website. For further information about the role and to apply please go to: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/5369/description

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United States of America: Knowledge Management and Research Application Team Leader, Breakthrough-RESEARCH

Organization: CAMRIS International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 02 Mar 2017

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

CAMRIS International is seeking a Knowledge Management and Research Application Team Leader for the anticipated Breakthrough-RESEARCH contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Note: This position is contingent on contract award.

Background and Purpose

The purpose of the Breakthrough-RESEARCH project is to increase the practice of priority health behaviors and enabling social norms, including gender norms, for improved health and development outcomes, with an emphasis on FP/RH, HIV/AIDS, MNCH, and malaria. This purpose will be achieved through the integration of proven SBC interventions in health and development programs worldwide. Breakthrough-RESEARCH will closely coordinate with its sister project, Breakthrough-ACTION, to achieve this shared purpose. Specifically: Breakthrough-RESEARCH will work to disseminate and advance research around SBC technical areas and interventions in which existing evidence is considered insufficient, while Breakthrough-ACTION will work to increase coverage of, and innovate based on, investments in SBC programming that already have significant evidence.

The Knowledge Management and Research Application Team Leader will focus directly on increasing use of proven SBC interventions in health and development programs. S/he will be responsible for developing systems to aggregate, synthesize and share SBC evidence from a broad range of implementers, to monitor and evaluate dissemination efforts, and to solicit and use feedback from end users.

  • A master’s degree in public health, communication, or a related field.
  • At least seven years’ experience in a knowledge management role related to development programming, preferably in a research to practice context.
  • At least five years’ experience interpreting research for programmatic audiences and sharing this information via a range of media, including social media.
  • Demonstrated expertise and technical leadership in at least one of the project’s priority health areas (FP/RH, HIV/AIDS, MCH, malaria), gender, or youth.
  • Experience developing communication plans and strategies.
  • Experience managing and supporting communities of practice.

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Turkey: Consultant: Statistical Research

Organization: Norwegian People’s Aid
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 22 Nov 2016

Terms of Reference – Statistical Research Consultant for the Norwegian People’s Aid Development Programme (Syria)

1. Background

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is a politically independent membership-based organisation working in Norway and in more than 30 countries around the world. Founded in 1939 as the labour movement’s humanitarian solidarity organisation, NPA aims to improve people’s living conditions and to create societies that are more just and more democratic.

NPA’s work is organised into four main activities: Long-term development cooperation (including humanitarian assistance in times of crisis), mine and explosive clearance, first aid and rescue services, and refugee, asylum and integration work in Norway. NPA adopts a partnership approach to long-term development work (including humanitarian assistance) and commits to support the capacity development of partners in the process of undertaking the work.

Since 2013 NPA has been responding to the crisis in Syria. From 2015 NP has been piloting a development project utilising public opinion poll surveys and focus group discussions. This project is implemented through a partnership framework. The management of partners is undertaken from neighbouring countries and the development and application of rigorous remote monitoring mechanisms is critical. The rapidly changing context in northern Syria means that programming has to be flexible and responsive, without sacrificing quality and accountability.

NPA is seeking to commission an external consultant to take role as a short-term Statistic Research Consultant for a pilot project.

2. Purpose and scope of the work

The purpose of consultancy is to build capacity of NPA staff and partners, as well to support and ensure the quality of the project implementation.

The consultant will:

· Provide capacity building (training, mentor/coaching) for staff and partners who are engaged in the project on survey design, analysis and reporting;

· Assess and assist partner data collection process and data analysis, in terms of the following criteria: accuracy, sampling appropriateness and proportion, relevance of results;

· By the end of each month, based on data collected by partners and inputted by NPA staff, provide a statistical report for the on-going project data collection, and aggregated reports as required;

· Set and provide GIS mapping information from data collected by partners;

· Assist in other analysis and reporting as required.

3. Outputs

a) Work Plan: This document will operationalize and direct the consultant services. It will describe how the service will be executed, thus refining and elaborating upon the terms of reference; it will be approved by NPA senior management and act as an agreement between parties for how the consultancy will be conducted. The work plan will include the following elements:

  • Level of expectations for quality services

  • Roles and responsibilities

  • Capacity Building methodology

  • Information collection and analysis methods from partners

  • Reporting formats

  • Day by day work plan and time-frame for deliverables

b) Analysis and Reporting: The consultant will:

  • Review survey instruments

  • Develop an appropriate database

  • Design and apply an appropriate analysis methodology to the data set(s)

  • Provide a monthly and aggregated reports based on the database and results framework/indicators for the project

c) Capacity building plan for staff and partner on statistical data for monitoring and evaluation: The consultant will:

  • Assess the capacities of NPA staff and partners

  • Develop capacity development benchmarks

  • Design and deliver a systematic programme of capacity building for NPA staff and partners

4. Time Frame and deadlines

The evaluation is expected to take a total of 12 weeks spread over 6 months.

The work is expected to commence from the 1st December 2016.

5. Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Strong statistic background education and high level experience, particularly with statistical programs (i.e. SPSS, SAS, Minitab)

  • Relevant university degree (Masters preferred) in a field such as development studies, economics, marketing, and a minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, or Research and Data Management.

  • Proven knowledge of the range of applicable qualitative and quantitative research methods to project monitoring and evaluation, market research and opinion polls.

  • Ability to synthesise complex information and present it in simple language.

  • Excellent written and verbal English and Arabic language skills.

  • Knowledge and experience of the Syria crisis essential, and experience with remote management modalities preferred.

  • Experience working in a multi-cultural and/or international work environment.

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative; a high level of commitment to delivering quality results in a timely manner.

  • Strong ICT and GIS mapping skills preferred.

6. Ethics:

Due to the dynamic situation in which NPA and its partners operate, as well as the potentially life threatening nature of the issues involved, it is essential that the consultant adhere to strict ethical and security guidelines. Consultants have to demonstrate they are keenly aware of particular ethical and security issues that arise from working in this specific environment, including protection of local communities and the need for vigilant data handling and management.

7. Management of the consultant

The Consultant will be directly managed by the Development Programme Manager or delegated staff, with support from the Head of Development Programmes and Country Director.

How to apply:

8. How To Apply

Proposals must include:

  • A cover letter of no more than 2 pages providing an introduction to the consultant, their relevant experience with reference to the Terms of Reference, and examples of previous work and their availability for the assignment.

  • A brief proposal of no more than 3 pages outlining the consultants’ understanding of the task and suggested methodologies with explanation and justification.

  • A 1-page budget, inclusive of fees and all anticipated costs.

  • A detailed CV, including relevant contactable references.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a skype/phone interview during the week beginning the 22nd November 2016.

Applications should be sent no later than the 22nd November 2016 to the Head of Development Programmes, at SimonW@npaid.org with cc to NPA HR : HRiraqsyria@npaid.org

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Myanmar: Myanmar Research Coordinator

Organization: Farsight Services Limited
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 29 Nov 2016

A full-time position coordinating and reporting on fieldwork research projects in Myanmar. This is most suitable for someone with at least 3 years of experience combining fieldwork data collection, analysis and report-writing for international audiences. You will be based in Myanmar and play a key role developing our mission to deliver social impact in the country.

– Application deadline: 29 November 2016 –

Download TOR and application instructions

Job description

We have been implementing projects in Myanmar for the past two years. We are recruiting a Research Coordinator to anchor our program development in Myanmar by providing insights and evidence to guide us and our donors. We are expanding in Myanmar and intend this role to develop with us as we do so.

The ideal candidate will be motivated by achieving social impact. You will combine Farsight’s comparative advantages with needs in Myanmar. This means working with our Program Managers to develop research projects, executing these and producing publications suitable for external stakeholders. Beneficiaries of your work include international organizations, national governments and civil society. You will be capable of delivering finished products for these stakeholders with minimal quality control interventions from your colleagues.

Responsibilities

Your primary responsibilities are to:

  • Work with our Program Managers to design research projects, contributing your expertise and liaising with international and local stakeholders to define purposes and methods.
  • Develop research plans and budgets.
  • Recruit and support personnel to assist research project implementation.
  • Lead development of data collection tools, such as survey questionnaires.
  • Lead writing of analytical reports.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations of findings, for example via our website, through publications or in person.

How to apply:

– Application deadline: 29 November 2016 –

Download TOR and application instructions

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Cambodia: RESEARCH ASSISTANT Behavior Change Campaign

Organization: Friends-International
Country: Cambodia
Closing date: 27 Nov 2016

Are you passionate about protecting the rights of children and young people? Are you interested in creating a campaign that can protect more children globally? Then join us!

You will be joining the multi-disciplinary team of Friends-International (FI) comprised of over 600 professionals committed to creating innovative social services for youth, children and families worldwide.

What will you do?

As a Research Assistant, you will be working alongside our Monitoring & Evaluation and Communications teams to support them in creating a campaign that will tackle issues of institutionalization of children. We launched “Do Not Create More Orphans” campaign back in 2015 in order to raise public awareness of the downsides of institutionalization of children in orphanages even though appropriately 77% of these children have at least one living parent. This campaign, which targets English-speaking audiences, generated ripple effects internationally. (See http://www.thinkchildsafe.org/thinkbeforedonating/)

For the next 18 months, we’re stepping up our campaign by targeting specific donor segments in Cambodia and abroad to achieve measurable behavior change.

Your mission will be to assist in research prior to the new campaign and coordination of this new multi-faceted advocacy campaign with other institutional partners.

Your responsibilities as a RESEARCH ASSISTANT will include:

• Stakeholder mapping

• Implement baseline surveys using semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions

• Assist in analyzing survey results and compiling a formative research report

• Assist in implementing campaign strategy with the Communications team and the ChildSafe Movement team

About you:

• You are a dynamic team worker who is passionate about advocating for children and families

• You have experience conducting primary research, such as focus group discussions, semi-structured interviews, market surveys

• You have background in media and communication strategies

• You have excellent communication skills and are comfortable speaking in front of groups

• You are fluent in written and spoken English

• You are ideally already based in Phnom Penh

You will be based in our Headquarters in Phnom Penh and you can commit to the project for at least 3 months. This position carries a stipend commensurate with experience.

About us:

Friends-International is a social enterprise that works with marginalized urban children and youth, their families and communities, to help them become independent and productive citizens of their country. We drive an innovative network of government and non-government organizations working together to solve the problems children and youth face worldwide. The objective is to significantly improve the quality and impact of services to marginalized urban children and youth and related groups through an effective network of internationally recognized organizations. We have developed a holistic social integration cycle that is based on individual and community needs to achieve best practice methods directly or in collaboration with partners.

How to apply:

Join us by:

Submitting your cover letter with a CV to hr@friends-international.org with the caption subject: Research Assistant before 27 November, 2016

Friends-International is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will be selected based on merit

The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Friends-International’s Child Protection Policy

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Jordan: Econometrician/Statistician – Jordan

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 21 Nov 2016

  1. BACKGROUND

It is notoriously difficult to know or understand how well-off or how poor refugee families are. They differ in their skills, capacities, assets, and vulnerabilities. Some brought savings with them or benefit from remittances, and others are under economic strain. Factors such as gender, age and disabilities have also affected refugees’ self-reliance in Jordan as well as access to services and assistance. Moreover, given the limited access to livelihood opportunities, many refugees have entered a cycle of poverty, being more exposed to a series of protection risks, and sometimes resorting to negative coping strategies.

Humanitarian actors are committed to ensuring that programmes reach vulnerable refugees according to their specific needs and socioeconomic status. This applies to camp residents as much as it does to non-camp settings. Therefore, organizations in Jordan’s refugee camp settings need to develop a process and a mechanism that, among other things, will measure whether families in the camp are impoverished or not. This will help direct assistance and services in the most effective and equitable way whenever needed. To this end, a Task Force composed of sector-leads and NRC will be formed in each identified camp, and will work in collaboration with the Consultant in each location.

The Consultant will be hired through NRC to work within an inter-agency team, and will lead the design of processes and mechanisms to predict the socioeconomic status of families in Zaatari and Azraq camps, as well support the design of a Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) according to the information gaps identified in each camp following the analysis of existing data sets.

  1. ASSIGMENT OBJECTIVES

Under the supervision and guidance of the above mentioned Task Forces, led by UNHCR, the Specialist will review existing vulnerability assessment frameworks, targeting criteria, assessment results, available data sets and data collection methodologies in Jordan and similar humanitarian contexts. The Specialist will facilitate participatory consultations with the refugee community and key informants in order to develop a qualitative understanding on what factors influence poverty and wealth of refugee families in the camp.

Based on her/his analysis, the Consultant will identify information gaps and will determine which data has to be collected through a HIES in order for he/she to conduct exploratory analysis and determine the most relevant methodologies to measure the socioeconomic status of refugee families in Zaatari and Azraq camps. In close coordination with the Task Forces, the Specialist will work together with UNHCR assessment partner for designing tools to be used during the necessary data collection exercise/s. Moreover, he/she will work together with UNHCR information and data management teams to ensure that designed tools are compatible with UNHCR systems such as proGres and RAIS.

Once data is collected and complete, the Consultant will clean and treat the data and conduct exploratory data analysis on income and expenditure patterns.

Scope of work and deliverables:

The consultant will undertake the following for both Zaatari and Azraq camps:

  1. In close consultation with UNHCR staff, the Task Forces and sector-leads, prepare a detailed methodology and workplan for the assignment which will be reviewed and adjusted on a monthly basis

  2. Maintain the Task Forces, sector-leads and UNHCR staff updated on all the developments;

  3. Liaise and consult with the key VAF members on technical advice and sharing of experience and best practices;

  4. Desk review to assess the potential methods to use for socio-economic stratification of the population into quartiles. This desk review will include current methods employed including the VAF and WB in poverty mapping, proxy means test, principal components analysis, multidimensional poverty analysis;

  5. Undertake all relevant activities to data field collection including:

  6. Facilitate participatory consultations with the refugee community in order to seek their inputs for designing the methodology to measure socioeconomic status of refugee families in the camps;

  7. Based on desk review, identify information gaps, and design the needed research tools (HIES) in close collaboration with UNHCR’s assessment partner, particularly stratification and sampling strategy;

  8. Design a sampling strategy;

  9. Train enumerators;

  10. Program the survey into mobile platform data collection tool;

  11. Develop the model to predict the welfare of families in the camps (subjected to the above point);

  12. Based on the findings, and if a modeling approach is appropriate, identify a set of options for viable proxies for poverty/wealth (e.g. income, expenditure, assets).

  13. Cleaning and Analyzing the data in Stata;

  14. Running agreed upon analysis to test different variables and methods for robustness for poverty assessment;

  15. After review of results and agreement on the methodology, generate a wealth score into four quartiles for each household;

  16. Generate final report and present preliminary findings on overall welfare in the camps;

  17. DURATION AND ASSIGMENT DUTY STATION

The duration of the assignment will be between 88 and 132 work days over 6 months depending on the agreed work plan. The duty stations will be Zaatari and Azraq camps, Jordan. Daily transportation from Amman to the camps will be organized by NRC. The consultant will report administratively to NRC but will be under the direct supervision of UNHCR for the outputs of the consultancy. The Consultant is expected to carry out his/her functions from NRC and UNHCR premises. Office space and equipment will be provided by NRC.

D. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

All applicants must address each selection criteria detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

Education:

  • Advanced university degree (Masters or PhD) in statistics, economics/econometrics, social science or related area with excellent quantitative research skills.

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in designing and implementing quantitative research projects within humanitarian and/or development contexts;
  • Extensive experience in designing quantitative and econometric tools and conducting analysis;
  • Extensive experience in analyzing large data sets;

· Five years’ experience in applied econometric analysis for poverty assessments and ideally for targeting exercises;

  • Experience leading on data collection for a Randomized Controlled Trial is preferable.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Arabic is an asset.

Competencies:

  • Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks related to the project;
  • Well-organized and with strong coordination skills;
  • Problem-solving attitude;
  • Focuses on result and responds positively to feedback;
  • Consistently approaches work with a constructive attitude;
  • Delivers quality outputs under pressure;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • Shares knowledge and experience.
  • Strong interest and exposure to development and humanitarian issues, especially in the area of poverty assessments.

  • REMUNERATION

The position will be remunerated based on a daily lump-sum. The lump-sum will include all travel to and from home country (if living outside of Jordan), accommodation while in Jordan, equipment, phone calls and any costs associated with undertaking the Scope of Work. Non-resident income tax rate is 10% and is to be deducted from the contract amount and paid by NRC to the tax department. For Jordanian nationals/residents, the tax is 5%. An income tax clause has to be included in the contract with the percentage that will be deducted and paid to the tax department. NRC also provides the consultant with the receipt (proof of payment) within 1 month. Tax at 10% will be deducted from any payment and so should be included in the lump sum. The successful candidate will receive his/her payment following clearance of the pre-agreed milestones.

  1. APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested consultants must submit their application through the Webcruiter website by 22nd November 2016.

  • Motivation Letter, setting how specifically how the applicant meets the recruitment criteria and comments in the TOR and key considerations in their approach.
  • A lump-sum daily cost in USD including all costs and 5%/10% tax depending on which is applicable.
  • Completed application form.

How to apply:

https://www.webcruiter.no/WcMain/advertviewpublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=3256769212&company_id=23109900…

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South Sudan: Call for CVs (Consultancy Service): Conducting a Human Resource Capacities Assessment

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 23 Nov 2016

BACKGROUND

In 2011, South Sudan inherited one of the weakest migration and border management regimes in the world, which opened the country to illegal cross-border activities. Weak border management practices and limited capacity at borders further opens avenues for transnational criminal organisations, traffickers and smugglers to entrench themselves within the country. Migratory movements in the South Sudan context are also mixed in nature, consisting of various categories of migrants that include refugees, asylum seekers, job seekers, business investors and entrepreneurs, migrant workers and their family members, as well as those in an irregular situation (victims of human trafficking and smuggling). Therefore, better information and skills in border management are needed to address the migration challenges of irregular migrants using South Sudan as a transit and destination route.

Since 2012 up to date the Directorate Nationality, Passports and Immigration (DNPI) officers have received migration management training from IOM. This training ranges from training of trainers courses, border management, use and maintenance of the Migration Data Analysis and Information System (MIDAS) and interagency as well as cross border cooperation. At the same time IOM continues to provider equipment to the department and is working towards operationalizing the Immigration Training Centre.

RATIONALE

Since training started being provided to DNPI there has never been a baseline established on the skill levels of the officers to determine what type and level of training they require. As the officers continue to receive equipment such as the MIDAS system it is important that they have some basic knowledge on their operation such as basic IT skills, language proficiency and basic literacy. Therefore, it is important to carry our an assessment to determine the literacy levels as well as other skills to support the training unit and DNPI in general to develop a training curriculum and annual programme for capacity building of its officers.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives for the human resource capacity assessment are as follows:

  1. To ascertain the skills base of officers using a representative sample agreed upon with the DNPI;

  2. To determine the competency levels of officers;

  3. To identify the skills gaps;

  4. To develop a two year Skills Development & Training Strategy;

SCOPE OF WORK

The successful service provider/consultant will be expected to perform the following functions:

  1. Conduct competency assessment through intensive consultations and use of data collection tools for the agreed representative sample of officers;

  2. Identify competency gaps for sample respondents;

  3. Develop informed skills profile for the DNPI and recommendations for a training programme.

Upon appointment the successful service provider/consultant shall produce the following;

  1. Review the survey methodology including the survey tools already developed by DNPI.
  2. Train enumerators on ethical data collection techniques;
  3. Conduct data gathering exercise at selected sites identified in collaboration with DNPI;
  4. Supervise data entry process and lead the data analysis work;
  5. Present the findings of the assessment in a report to IOM and DNPI; and
  6. Validate the findings.

PROJECT DELIVERABLES

The service provider/consultant will be expected to deliver the following:

  1. A comprehensive human resource capacity assessment report clearly articulating the gaps as well as the skills profiles for the representative sample officers in DNPI;

  2. Recommendations for a two year skills development and training programme:

PROPOSED TIME FRAME

The appointed service provider is expected to have completed the project within three (3) months from the date of project initiation.

COMPETENCIES AND EXPERTISE REQUIREMENTS

The service provider/consultant should possess the following competencies and requirements;

  1. Advanced university degree in business administration, organization development and change management or a combination of any other relevant degree/diploma and work experience;

  2. Extensive knowledge and experience in the Human Resource Development field;

  3. Required analytical and technical skills;

  4. Knowledge of the public sector legislation and processes;

  5. Successful completion of similar projects;

  6. Ability to meet time frames;

  7. IOM functional competencies required: Effective communicator, successful negotiator, active learner, team player, and cross-cultural facilitator; and

  8. Consultants can apply as individuals or legally registered institutions

How to apply:

Interested candidates are required to send a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae with their credential documents to: vss@iom.int

When you send your application through email, please make sure to put the title of the position on the “Subject line”.

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Kenya: Kenya Research & Policy Lead

Organization: Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Nov 2016

Department: WSUP Kenya

Duration: Full-time: 40 hours per week

Salary: WSUP offers competitive compensation package (gross annual) from KES 3,500,000 to 4,000,000 based on relevant experience inclusive of other admissible organizational benefits.

WSUP Kenya are seeking a Research & Policy Lead to coordinate WSUP’s sector influence and research activities in Kenya. The Research & Policy Lead will develop and implement WSUP Kenya’s sector influence strategy from 2016-2020, providing key support to the Country Programme Manager. In conjunction with WSUP’s Evaluation, Research and Learning (ERL) team based in London, the Research & Policy Lead will design and manage the organisation’s research-into-policy programme from 2016-2020. The successful candidate will coordinate WSUP’s research and research-into-policy efforts, as well as the Kenya team’s ongoing sector influencing/advocacy work, ensuring cohesion between WSUP Kenya and WSUP London regarding research and sector influence.

Application deadline: 25th November 2016

Interview date: December 19th 2016

How to apply:

To apply please visit our website here.

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Jordan: Health Care Cost Study at MoH

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 27 Nov 2016

Assignment

To support Ministry of Health to conduct a detailed health care cost study at MoH facilities analysis for both Jordanians and Syrians with an aim to inform policy decision makers on health care cost, and provide options for financing arrangement and modalities for including vulnerable populations in national health and social protection scheme.

To support Ministry of Health/ Health economy Directorate to build their capacities in conducting various health economics and financing studies (costing, economic modelling for simulating various financing arrangements options) and educate them about Universal Health coverage Schemes.

Location

Home and Jordan (may include travel to camps and host community)

Estimate number of working days

up to 19 week (95working days) over 6 months contract duration period

Reporting to

Primary supervision by Chief Health and Nutrition with technical support from Chief Social Policy

  1. BACKGROUND

Jordan is an upper middle-income country that has made considerable progress in improving the health of its population. The Government of Jordan (GoJ) is committed to sustaining these improvements going forward even as the country copes with the ramifications of the global economic downturn, the influx of refugees as a result of instability in the region, and epidemiological shifts such as an increase in the burden of non-communicable diseases (DAI 2015). In 2015, GoJ adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, which includes the goal of achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030 (United Nations 2015). The UHC vision is to ensure that everyone has access to needed healthcare services regardless of their place in society and without getting into financial ruin (WHO 2015). Improving health equity is therefore a critical priority for GoJ and its development partners (GoJ 2015). Several policy reform options for modernizing health sector were suggested such as PHC strengthening, review of cost and assess barrier to access to services by those receiving no financial protection, harmonization of benefit package (and its costing) across main public health insurance programmes.

UNICEF commissioned an equity and health financing study which applied the health equity lens to four topics: (1) trends in household health spending and catastrophic health spending, (2) the distribution of healthcare services delivered by government facilities across wealth quintiles, (3) inequality in utilization of maternal and child health services (MCH) across socio-economic groups, and (4) healthcare utilization and health spending patterns among Syrian refugees. One of the main recommendations of the study was to increase health insurance coverage which will reduce out-of-pocket (OOP) health spending, ensuring financial risk protection for all.

Furthermore, it proposed that GoJ needs to articulate a clear plan for how the country will bring more people into financial risk pooling arrangements, increase the percentage of services covered by the benefit package, and reduce the amount of co-payment. Overall, the UNICEF study and other recent health financing reviews provide a wealth of ideas and data to guide this discussion (World Bank 2014, DAI 2015).

Attracting those who are uninsured from the bottom two quintiles (Jordanian) and other vulnerable segments (other nationalities) into the Ministry of Health (MoH) scheme through partial subsidies seems like a promising way to increase coverage and reduce fragmentation of risk pools. The study also suggests that the 2014 policy change, which increased the cost of health services at MoH facilities for refugees, has reduced access and increased catastrophic health expenditure for refugee households. Bringing these households into the main health system, including the MoH insurance scheme, through full or partial subsidies to cover their insurance premiums will go a long way in reducing financial barriers to access for this vulnerable segment of the population and provide a sustainable approach to catering for their health needs. Evidence gap identified during the above study was to obtain appropriate cost data and conduct detailed simulation of cost and cost analysis.

  1. JUSTIFICATION

UNICEF Jordan is increasingly engaged in supporting health financing and policy related in Jordan to address inequitable health service access by the most vulnerable children and women. UNICEF will support the Government of Jordan to achieve its goal of achieving Universal Health Care (UHC) by 2025. In this context, UNICEF Jordan seeks consultant support in order to support Ministry of Health to conduct detailed costing analysis on how to integrate refugees into existing schemes (CIF) which contributes to UHC in Jordan.

  1. OBJECTIVES

The core objectives of this consultancy are the following:

  1. To conduct & assess current cost of health care services at MoH facilities for Jordanian and Syrian refugees[1] and estimate the cost of providing health care (through CIF or any other modalities),
  2. To provide projections (simulation model) for various options for financing arrangements and modalities to include

  3. those who are uninsured from the bottom two quintiles (Jordanian) into the Ministry of Health (MoH)/RMS scheme through partial subsidies

  4. those other vulnerable segments (Syrians in particular) into existing scheme through full subsidies from donors

  5. To support Ministry of Health/ Health economy Directorate to build their capacities in the following subjects:

  6. Conducting costing and financing studies in the health care sector

  7. How to develop simulation models /schemes for financing arrangement and modalities

  8. Educate MoH about Universal Health coverage Schemes in similar countries

  9. SCOPE OF THE WORK (WORK ASSIGNMENT)

Specific tasks (scope of the work) to be undertaken

The specific tasks for the consultants in collaboration with MoH technical team include the following:

  1. Inception phase: Max 15 page

  2. A review of literature and reports and studies on (i) how other countries have approached the integration of vulnerable populations (refugees, non-insured, and those in informal sectors) into existing national scheme with a focus on the following countries: Turkey, Thailand, Philippines, Mexico, and other Middle Income and MENA (middle east, north Africa) countries, as well as Refugee settings/context, (2) simulation models that reflect differential financial and operational arrangements of a scheme that incorporate vulnerable populations,

  3. A methods paper development (the key analytical questions that are to be answered during costing, list of data to be collected and its sources (data framework and data list), the technical approach and methods of data analysis and analysis framework that will be employed, possible data collection challenges and methods of overcoming data challenges, simulation model framework and its component and simulation methods which will be used for the study, and a work plan detailing activities and timelines),

  4. Synthesize key elements of the costing studies (purpose of the study, agency that implemented it, time period, data sources used, key outputs/findings, key assumptions, etc.).

  5. Data Collection phase:

  6. Clearly articulate the services that comprise cost of care for Syrians by levels of care (community, primary, secondary and tertiary),

  7. Identify, collect and review published (grey, peer reviewed) costing studies that have been undertaken in Jordan in the past 10 years including but not limited to (i) the costing and expenditure study supported by the WHO/UNHCR/WB/USAID; (ii) the private sector costing exercise conducted by the USAID-funded project; (iii) insurance and costing analysis done by UNHCR and UNRWA for Syrians/Iraqi/Palestinian refugees; (iv) pricing and costing study of government services and functions,

  8. Identify, collect and review costing data to undertake a costing analysis of health/medical are services for Jordanians as well as refugees taking into accounts key inputs (human resources, infrastructure, supplies, operations and maintenance etc.) by levels of care,

  9. Identify key gaps in available costing data that need to be addressed in the future.

  10. Cost analysis, scenario building and simulation and Preliminary Report (max 30pages) writing:

  11. Undertake costing analysis of health/medical care services for Jordanians and Syrians,

  12. Develop methodology of average costing of health services at MoH facilities in collaboration with MOH team and get the methodology approved,

  13. Make assumptions to develop scenarios look for substitutes for the data gap, or use proxy data from similar country context (if needed). Also, Identify key gaps (if exciting )in available costing data that need to be addressed in the future ,

  14. Develop 3-4 options (scenario building and run a model to simulate a few scenarios for comparison) and per capita and overall cost for

  15. integrating non-insured Jordanians into MoH/RMS scheme,

  16. Integrating refugees into existing schemes and establishment and implementation/running of cross-subsidy equity health care fund scheme for Syrian refugee (as part of UHC/MOH reform).

  17. Conduct model alignment with full scale ex ante projections for a period in the past and adjustment of the model on the basis of it.

  18. Show how the proposed options add marginal costs compare to the existing approach (direct service provision model). This should include projections regarding refugee population growth and coverage, changes in epidemiological patterns, expressed population needs, cost of health system strengthening activities, and other macro-economic factors; develop projections for the costs of implementing the cross-subsidy equity health care fund scheme for Syrian refugees (provide 3-4 scenarios using different underlying assumptions about population dynamics, macroeconomic factors etc.)

  19. Validation of the findings: Coordinate, arrange stakeholder validation workshops, prepare and present preliminary findings to the MOH committees and stakeholders. Validate data/findings and collect inputs from MOH and stakeholders.

  20. Reanalysis and Final report writing phase: Reanalysis (based on inputs collected above) of models and costs, Report writing and submission of the Draft Report, Draft Final Report, and Final report with excel file with the cost models, and a revised PPT for high level partners to UNICEF after incorporating validation workshop results and inputs from stakeholders. Final presentation of the Final results to the stakeholder and high level MoH committee and submit final report.

Tasks

End Product

Time frame (range)

Milestone

Working teams

1.Review of existing literature on costing, health financing related studies submit draft Inception report (max 15 pages) ( data collection methods, data collection tools for costing analysis, work schedules)

  1. Review of literature and reports and studies on (see above Section 4 SCOPE OF WORK

  2. Methods paper development

  3. A draft inception report (proposal for costing study at the MoH facilities) and approval of the proposal/inception report including its methodology ((UNICEF in collaboration with MOH technical team )

  4. Synthesize key elements of the costing studies

2weeks (home-based)

By January 16

(UNICEF & MoH team (4 senior health economists and 4 junior health economics unit staffs)

2.Inception visits, technical committee and stakeholder consultation, and final Inception Report

  1. Inception visits, stakeholder consultation on methods,

  2. Conducting a capacity building workshop (A) costing and financing studies in the health care sector and how health care costing and financial analysis can benefit improvement of UHC schemes in other similar contexts

  3. Preliminary data collection on basic prices and costs from key facilities

  4. presentation of inception report, including agreed methodology in consultation with stakeholders

  5. finalization of inception report

3 weeks (Jordan In-country TA support in collaboration with MoH health economics unit )

Combined with below data collection phase

By end of February

(UNICEF & MoH team)

  1. Data collection visits phase

  2. Conduct capacity building workshop (B) for MOH teams to finalize data collection tools, data collection and validation methods.

  3. Field visit to Amman and collection of costing study data from stakeholders and sites in collaboration with MoH team.

  4. Data entry and validation of data simultaneously.

5 weeks (Jordan-in-country TA support, time for staying in Jordan will vary per each consultant) NOTE: Some data analysis will start during this phase.

By mid April

(UNICEF & MoH team)

4.Interpretation and analysis, cost analysis phase

  1. Costing data analysis in collaboration with MOH health economists

  2. Prepare a draft preliminary report which includes costing data analysis results and findings of costing study (without simulation) (30pages max)

4 weeks (Satellite TA support for data analysis jointly with MoH)

By mid May

(UNICEF & MoH team)

5.model/scenario building and validation of findings

  1. Design and conduct capacity building workshop(C) on how to develop simulation models/schemes for financing arragenemtns and modalities.

  2. Develop powerPoint presentation materials for the stakeholder consultation

  3. Prepare for at least three workshops (different levels of MOH facilities and with MOH officials and stakeholders) for scenario building and analysis/simulation excersize

  4. Prepare presentation of simulation /scenario analysis results and preliminary report findings at validation/ stakeholder consultation with MOH technical team and high level committee members.

  5. Coordinate and arrange validation and stakeholder workshops (D)at 2 levels (central high level decision authorities, mid/high-level managers)

  6. Conduct and participate in validation/stakeholder consultation workshops (D)(in-country)

  7. Validate data/findings of both costing analysis and model simulation results and collect inputs from MOH/HHC and stakeholders

2 weeks In-country TA support

By end May

(UNICEF & MoH team)

6.Re-analysis, Final report writing , final PPT (satellite presentation of the final report/results) and excel models

  1. Reanalysis of models and costs (based on inputs collected above)

  2. Draft Final Report writing and submission of the Draft Report

  3. Revise Draft Final report and produce 2nd DRAFT Final Report

  4. Revise 2nd DRAF Final report and make FINAL report, and excel file with the cost models, and a revised PPT for high level partners to UNICEF after incorporating validation workshop results and inputs from stakeholders

  5. Disseminate and make final presentation of the Final results to the stakeholder and high level MoH committee workshop (E)

3 weeks (home based)

By end June

TOTAL

19 working weeks over 6 months (contract period)

  1. EXPECTED DELIVERABLES (See details per each deliverables in Section 4 and 5)

  2. Draft Inception Report

  3. Final Inception Report (15 pages) after data collection

  4. Cost study at MoH facilities for the year 2015

  5. Draft and Final Preliminary Report: In English, (max 30 pages)

  6. A PowerPoint presentation (PPT) for validation workshop detailing the proposed scenario emerging from the study and expert committee, costing analysis results, and synthesis of available costing information

  7. Conduct series of workshops (A, B, C, D, E) at different stages for capacity building, validation, consultation and dissemination purposes.

  8. A Microsoft Excel file with the cost models, and a PPT of high-level consultation results

  9. Final Report (1st Draft Final, 2nd Draft Final report, and FINAL Final Report)

  10. REALISTIC DELIVERY DATES AND DETAILS ON HOW THE WORK MUST BE DELIVERED

(19 working weeks) over 6 months during the contract period (See SCOPE OF WORK Section4, and EXPECTED DELIVERABLES Section 5).

  1. OFFICIAL TRAVEL INVOLVED

  2. Multiple international travel to Jordan Amman for international consultants and home-based work during the non-travel contract period. Details of travel frequency will be discussed in detail in consultation with MoH health economics team. On average 4-5 visits per consultant is expected during the course of contract period.

  3. Study visit for the Planning Administration/Health Economy Directorate team to one of the countries that have integrated of uninsured &vulnerable populations into their existing national health insurance schemes will be pursued during this contract period. A separate arrangement will be sought for this learning study visit through partnership with MOH, WHO, JICA, KOICA and/or World Bank. The purpose of this visit is to extend the team’s perspectives of the existing systems, to learn from the experience of similar countries and to foster an understanding of the experiences made with integration of uninsured & vulnerable populations into their existing national health insurance and health care financing schemes, including the implementation, effectiveness and impact of this integration on the national health system.

  4. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE

Consultant Qualifications

We envision a team of consultants (both internationals) undertaking the tasks described here in close coordination, collaboration and partnership with Health Economics Team within the Ministry of Health Jordan. The required qualifications and experience for each are listed below.

Lead consultant: One Health Financing Expert (international)

  1. At least a master’s degree in Public Health, Health Economics, Health Systems or other relevant field
  2. At least 7 years of experience working on health economics, financing, costing of health programs in similar countries, and health policy
  3. In-depth knowledge of the Jordanian health financing system and key stakeholders
  4. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills required for high level engagement with government ministries, departments and agencies, development partners and other stakeholders
  5. Good writing and presentation and capacity building skills, and ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences

Costing Expert(s) (one Local and/or one international, who will be closely working with economists/costing specialists of MoH):

  1. At least a master’s degree in Economics, Accounting, or other such relevant field
  2. In-depth understanding of Jordan’s health economics and financing issues/context, key principles and methods for costing health programs, policies and services
  3. At least five (5) years relevant experience working on costing studies in the health sector
  4. Prior experience conducting costing studies
  5. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills required for high-level engagement with government ministries, departments and agencies, development partners and other stakeholders.
  6. Good writing and presentation skills, capacity building skills, and ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences

  7. PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR EVALUATION OF RESULTS

Proposed timelines for completion of activities are met and deliverables submitted on time with good quality.

  1. FREQUENCY OF PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

    Performance reviews will be conducted after completion of each task activity. Interim progress reporting meetings will be held every two weeks by skype-conference (or face-to-face) between contracted agency, UNICEF and the High Health Council to update progress.

  2. CALL FOR PROPOSALS

An applicant to this consultancy should submit at least two sample work reports for each consultant, publications in relevant field, cover letter, CVs, and a Proposal with a detailed description of the following and ate least two sample works (publication, consultancy report etc..):

Section A: Technical Component

This section will include all technical background information and methodologies that are proposed to carry out the desired activities.

Section B: Timetable (Schedule)

This section should include a proposed time schedule/delivery schedule. An action plan specifying the timeframe with various milestones and activities should be included under this section.

Section C: Technical Capability Statement

This section should include an experience statement describing the contractor’s relevant experience, qualifications and professional background of the staff (team) members that will have primary responsibility of the project

Section D: Financial Offer

A proposed daily rates of the consultant should be mentioned. The financial offer (this section) should be submitted on a separate page from the Technical Capability and Schedule information.

  1. INDICATION OF HEALTH STATEMENT AND CERTIFICATE OF GOOD HEALTH HAS BEEN RECEIVED PRIOR TO SIGNING THE CONTRACT

    (for consultants/individual contractors traveling with UNICEF or working in UNICEF Office)

  2. UNICEF RECOURSE IN CASE OF UNSATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE

    Standard UNICEF contractual penalties will apply.

  3. INDICATION THAT THE CONSULTANT/INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR HAS RECEIVED A COPY OF THIS DOCUMENT OR. ALTERNATIVELY, AN EXPERT OF RELEVANT PROVISIONS INCLUDING THOSE CONCERNING LEGAL STATUS, OBLIGATIONS AND TITLE RIGHTS.

  4. CONDITIONS

  5. Cost of data collectors/analysts for eight (four senior and four junior) MOH health economists throughout 6 months period and workshop participation costs to be budgeted in financial proposal by the consultant team. Venue fees and meals for the workshops (A-E) will be covered by UNICEF directly.

  6. The contractor will work on its own computer(s) and use its own office resources and materials in the execution of this assignment. (a request will be made to MOH to allow UNICEF consultants to be based at MOH building) The contractor’s fee shall be inclusive of all office administrative costs

  7. International travel and airport transfers (where applicable) will be covered in accordance with UNICEF’s rules and tariffs, cost of all travels should be included in financial proposal, including terminal costs.

  8. Local travel arrangements should be made by consultants and necessary transportation costs should be included in financial proposal.

  9. Flight costs will be covered at economy class rate as per UNICEF policies.

  10. Please also see UNICEF’s Standard Terms and Conditions attached.

[1] Registered and non-registered refugees

How to apply:

In reference to the above mentioned subject, we are pleased to invite your kind to our Request for Proposal no. 2016-9128634 Health Care Cost Study at MoH (Re-Advertise). You are kindly requested to submit your best proposal “Technical & Financial” (**IN SEPARATE E-MAILS, ONE FOR TECHNICAL PROPOSAL, ONE FOR FINANCIAL PROPOSAL. IF THE TECHNICAL PROPOSAL INCLUDES ANY PRICING OR NUMBERING, YOUR PROPOSAL WILL BE INVALIDATED**) to JORDANBIDS@UNICEF.ORG ONLY no later than 11:59AM Amman Time on 27.NOVEMBER.2016, otherwise it will be considered as not valid.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. Please note that any inquiries related to this request for proposal will be acceptable through e-mail ONLY and will not be considered through phone calls.

  2. Please note that latest date to receive inquiries will be 15.NOVEMBER.2016.

Thanks.

P.S. Only proposals received through JORDANBIDS@UNICEF.ORG will be valid, any proposals received through any other e-mail will be INVALIDATED.

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Lebanon: Web Developer Consultant, BALADI CAP Project, Lebanon

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 04 Dec 2016

Web Developer Consultant, BALADI CAP Project, Lebanon

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Proposal Summary: The Building Alliances for Local Advancement, Development and Investment Project (BALADI) aims to improve public service delivery at the local and regional level promote community participation in local governance decision-making, increase access to reliable and affordable public services, and support participatory and accountable local governance. The goal of BALADI is to achieve sustained and broad-based economic growth by engaging with municipal government institutions, Lebanese-registered grassroots organizations, and businesses. The BALADI CAP Project is a 5-year, USAID-funded project that will complement and bolster the activities of the BALADI Project by providing organizational capacity assessments and capacity-building assistance to local civil society organizations selected to support partner municipalities in the implementation of joint municipal/CSO projects.

Please note: Only Lebanese citizens are eligible for this position.**

Position Summary: BALADI CAP is currently in the process of designing a Knowledge Management Portal that will include interactive phases of all its activities, trainings, results and other communication material. The Knowledge Management Portal will be the virtual venue to access all BALADI CAP training and coaching and mentoring material. The Consultant will be expected to finalize the work in up to 15 working days within a period of two months (between December 2016 and January 2017).

Responsibilities: BALADI CAP is soliciting the short-term services of a professional web developer consultant to conduct the following tasks:

  • Liaise and coordinate with BALADI CAP’s team to develop a Scope of Work for the Request for Proposal (RFP) that will be issued to design and implement a BALADI CAP Knowledge Management Portal.
  • Design a Request for Proposal (RFP), in collaboration with BALADI CAP, to be issued by December 2016-January 2017 to interested Web Design service providers (Companies) in Beirut to solicit their services for Web Design of a BALADI CAP Knowledge Management Portal.
  • Be present and assist in a Q&A Session to be held to interested Service Providers.
  • Be a member of an Evaluation Committee to select winning candidates (service providers) to design a BALADI CAP Knowledge management Web Portal.
  • Participate in drafting the Technical Section of the Contract with the winning Web Designer Service Provider.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science/Graphic Design/Web Development or related majors.
  • More than 7 years of experience in web design consulting.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic language.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95838281

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/t5g9t9gm66

How to apply:

Apply Online

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Niger: Consultant – Information/Database Assistant

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Niger
Closing date: 15 Nov 2016

Position Title : Consultant – Information/Database Assistant Duty Station : Niamey, Niger Classification : Consultant, Grade OTHE Type of Appointment : Consultant, 3 months with possibility of extension Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible Closing Date : 15 November 2016

Reference Code: CON 2016/32

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context:

For the past years, Niger has been one of the main countries of transit for migrants crossing West Africa. IOM has been present in Niger since 2006 and has recently started monitoring these mixed migration flows coming from various countries in the region. The drivers of these current mixed migration flows include instability and conflict, social, economic and demographic inequalities, environmental degradation, rights abuses, weak governance and failed migration and asylum systems. The nature of the migration flows is similarly mixed, including persons in need of international protection, economic migrants, vulnerable migrants whose journeys are organized by exploitative migrant smuggling and human trafficking networks. In view of this situation, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is expanding its data collection activities at flow monitoring points in Niger and in the West Africa region Under the direct supervision of the Information Management Officer and in close coordination with the program managers, protection unit and media and communication unit the Information/Database Assistant will be responsible of the following activities, according to IOM’s procedures:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. In close coordination with the Information Management Unit and the Operations Unit in IOM Niger, manage the databases registering migrants at the IOM transit centers.
  2. In coordination with the operations team, track migrants’ arrivals in the transit center and ensure they are registered in the IOM database.
  3. Train and supervise the staff registering and profiling the migrants and ensure data entry is accurate, reliable and respects IOM’s data protection principles.
  4. Coordinate the entry of information gathered about migrants into the IOM databases in the transit centers. Ensure the relevant units receive information from the databases in a timely fashion for operational purposes.
  5. Ensure the data entry is up to date within all units and support with data entry where necessary.
  6. Support field teams in timely and accurate data collection through trainings, supervision and field visits when necessary.
  7. Assist in the development and implementation of the IOM Information Management and DTM Strategies in Niger.
  8. Design other databases and auxiliary systems for existing or new programs and projects within IOM Niger, as required.
  9. Participate in reinforcement of the IM skills of IOM Niger staff members.
  10. Ensure of proper archiving/saving of the data collected and of the maintenance of the equipment used in the field as per established procedures.
  11. Perform other duties as they might be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education • University degree in Mathematics, Science, Statistics, Information Technology or Computer Science or alternatively, an equivalent combination of related education and professional experience.

Experience • Minimum one year of experience using two or more of the following tools: Office, Access, Visual Basic, Java, ASP, SQL or Oracle. • Experience in the development and implementation of population database systems (such as registrations, census or surveys). • Experience with Windows Server software (NT/2000) in a multi-site environment, TCP/IP, MS Office, data analysis with Excel, ESRI ArcGIS. • Experience in working in remote environments • Experience in managing and training data entry staff.

Languages Fluency in French is required. Working knowledge of English is an advantage.

Desirable Competencies: Behavioral • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others. • Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility; • Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation. • Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; • Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

Other: • IOM will cover travel expenses to/from the place of duty. • Before commencing work, the Consultant will be required to submit a statement of good health signed by a certified medical doctor, including confirmation that the Consultant’s vaccinations required for the country or countries to which travel may be required are up to date. • IOM only covers the Consultant against occupational accidents and illnesses under the Compensation Plan (CP), free of charge, for the duration of the assignment. IOM does not provide evacuation or medical insurance for reasons related to non-occupational accidents and illnesses. The Consultant is responsible for his/her own medical insurance for non-occupational accident or illness.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 15 November 2016 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period: From 02.11.2016 to 15.11.2016

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Partnerships and Projects Officer

Organization: Humanitarian Leadership Academy
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 21 Nov 2016

Salary: £30,000 – £33,000 pa

London – with up to 40% international travel

2 year fixed term contract

As Partnerships and Projects Officer you will build and manage established partnerships and projects to increase the reach and success of the academy’s activities overseas, building humanitarian response capacity in some of the most vulnerable locations in the world.

The mission of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy is to empower people around the world to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries. The Academy works with the humanitarian sector and new partners from the private sector, academia and the technology industry to help communities become more resilient in the face of disaster and give them the training and skills to respond to crises in their own countries.

As Partnerships and Projects Officer you will support the Partnerships and Project Manager (PPM) in the roll out of a brand new flexible project pool of officers and consultants to provide support on key cross-organisational initiatives and learning projects and partnerships. You will manage several established partnerships with stakeholders, coordinating the initiation of projects, project documents, templates and processes. You will also:

  • Manage specific learning, knowledge and/or evidence-related projects from inception to conclusion on an assignment-by-assignment basis, working across various teams and regions
  • Undertake projects relating to organisational excellence as required by the Global Operations Team, on an assignment-by-assignment basis, including providing surge capacity support to new Academy Centres
  • Support the PPM in working with the Academy’s M&E Manager and MEAL officers in Academy Centres to capture, analyse and share learning from existing partnerships, ensuring that we continually learn and adapt our partnership approach
  • Support the development of material to be used internally and externally to promote cross sector partnerships and projects, including capturing successes and failures of Academy partnerships
  • Promote the Academy’s partnership and project management principles and support the PPM in rolling these out across the global teams and the Academy Centres.

To be successful you will have proven experience in both project management and partnership management. You will have experience of using project management tools to maximise long-term work plans and outputs and you may hold a recognized project management accreditation. You will have worked with partners before and will understand the journey partners are taken through and will be able to communicate with partners professionally as the Academy’s representative with them. You will also have:

  • An understanding of how to develop and deploy Gantt charts, risk registers and dashboards or other management information records
  • Basic budgeting and financial management skills
  • Strong organisation skills with the ability to prioritise between a range of important activities
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to draft correspondence, project documents and minutes
  • The ability to succinctly summarise an issue and communicate the required action via various teleconference mechanisms and face to face
  • Previous experience working with multi-partner projects, particularly those involving partners from different sectors.

Experience of working overseas and the ability to communicate in French and/or Arabic is desirable.

The Humanitarian Leadership Academy is kindly hosted by Save the Children UK

Closing date: 21 November 2016

How to apply:

To apply please visit our website via the link below:
https://jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancy/partnerships-and-projects-officer-2834/2860/description/

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Syrian Arab Republic: Information Management Officer

Organization: iMMAP
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 30 Nov 2016

iMMAP is looking for an Information Management Officer (IMO) for a 3 month position Syria. The IMO will assist in mapping the assistance coverage, analyze and report the gaps. They will work directly with the Coordination Advisor.

Responsibilities

  • Collect and consolidate data from various partners, prepare and submit reports on regular basis;
  • Manage, analyze, document data and information from INGOs interventions in N-East Syria;
  • Map assistance coverage in Al-Hasakeh, analyze and report the potential gaps;
  • Produce, share maps illustrating scale/coverage of assistance;
  • Record, document and share coordination meeting minutes;
  • Maintain data bases, provide data entry if required;
  • Establish and maintain filing and documentation system accessible for humanitarian partners working in Al-Hasakeh;
  • Assist Coordination Advisor in various coordination tasks, as required;
  • Adhere to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals;
  • Conduct herself/himself both professionally and personally in respect to humanitarian principles and INGOs code of conduct;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • At least 3 years of work experience, including experience in data management, information management or any other related field is a must;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s preferred;
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods;
  • Excellent skills in Excel are a must;
  • Knowledge of a database such as MS Access and statistical analysis software such as SPSS or other similar programs, required;
  • Demonstrated attention to details, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members is required;
  • Demonstrated skills in GIS mapping software such as ArcGIS;
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing, analyzing and reporting;
  • Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel, as well as with project partners and community members;
  • Excellent in written and spoken English, Arabic and Kurdish will be an advantage; and,
  • Good writing and reporting skills.

Critical Success Factors:

The successful Information Management Officer will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated attention to details, will be committed to work long hours in field conditions, with limited access to resources. S/he will have excellent computer skills, will be able to comfortably communicate in English (both in writing and speaking). S/he will be highly motivated, with initiative and capable to work without direct supervision. S/he will be willing to conduct field travels and work in ethnically and culturally diversified team.

For more information and to apply visit us on Linkedin

How to apply:

For more information and to apply visit us on Linkedin or www.immap.org

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Pakistan: Note Taker, Public Opinion and Communication Activities (POCA) Project, Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM), Pakistan

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Pakistan
Closing date: 01 Dec 2016

Note Taker, Public Opinion and Communication Activities (POCA)

Project, Performance Management Support Contract

(PERFORM), Pakistan

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
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Project Summary: **
In May 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five-year contract to Management Systems International (MSI) to provide performance management support to USAID-sponsored development programs throughout Pakistan. The Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM) serves as a centralized management support mechanism that provides services in (1) monitoring, (2) evaluation, (3) assessment, and (4) learning support. PERFORM provides data and information to help USAID/Pakistan project managers improve results through better implementation, design, and learning, enabling it to better target its programming and achieve its goals and objectives.

Please note: Only Pakistani citizens are eligible for this position.**

Position Summary:
MSI is seeking one (1) qualified Note Taker to document and transcribe the responses of in-depth interviews (IDIs) of major opinion leaders as part of the monitoring of USAID/Pakistan’s public outreach and communication activities (POCA). In September 2015, USAID/Pakistan awarded a three-year contract to a leading advertising firm to develop and implement a communications strategy to raise awareness about USAID’s development assistance, improve perceptions of the United States, and help Pakistanis understand the relationship between USAID and the US government. The communication campaign will run on major media channels including TV, radio, digital media, and newspapers. The first mass media campaign aired from August through September 2016, and a second campaign will run from November-December 2016.

USAID Pakistan has requested PERFORM to assess the effectiveness of the USAID communications strategy. One component of this assessment is to solicit the opinions of 10 key influencers in Pakistan from the government, business, religious, and media sectors.

The purpose of the IDIs is to understand the narrative of the opinion leaders regarding USAID and its development assistance in Pakistan. The Note Taker will work under the supervision of the Interviewer during the field work and transcriptions. The period of performance for this activity is estimated to be from mid-November 2016 – early January 2017. The Note Taker and Interviewer are expected to travel to various locations in Pakistan to conduct the interviews.

Responsibilities:

  • Take comprehensive and high quality notes of each IDI.
  • Transcribe and translate notes to English in accordance with the required format.
  • Modify transcribed translations based on feedback from the interviewer and PERFORM Assignment Manager.
  • Participate in development of the data collection instrument, data analysis, PowerPoint debrief to USAID, and report writing.
  • Assist with other tasks necessary to successfully complete the assignment.

Qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in media studies, communication, social sciences, or a related field.
  • At minimum of three (3) years of experience conducting interviews, and taking and transcribing notes from Urdu to English.
  • Experience preparing PowerPoint presentations and drafting reports, particularly for USAID.
  • Excellent analytical, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and produce quality work.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

Candidates that have a real or potential conflict of interest in this evaluation will not be considered for this assignment. MSI will require a written statement to this effect before formal engagement on this assignment. Conflict of interest in this context includes, but is not limited to: close and/or family relations with the individuals that are related to the project, financial interest in the implementing organization(s) or grantees, current or previous experience with the project being evaluated or the USAID requesting office, etc.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95799023

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/bcx32ywhrm

How to apply:

Apply Online

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Jordan: Research and Translation Internship

Organization: Humanitarian Research Services
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 11 Dec 2016

HRS seeks four research and translation interns for Spring 2017. These interns will assist HRS researchers with translation of interview transcripts and assessments, data entry, corroboration of data points via open source research, and the compilation of daily reports on different regions in Syria. Interns will be trained in a number of software systems. The position is based in Amman, Jordan, from February to May.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced competency in written MSA and colloquial Arabic

  • Previous experience living, studying and/or working in the Middle East

  • Ability to spend the spring in Amman, Jordan

  • An interest in the Syrian conflict

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting independent research projects

  • Prior experience/ familiarity with the humanitarian sector

  • Interest in/experience with qualitative data collection and cleaning

  • Prior knowledge of Syria and the Syrian conflict

How to apply:

To apply, please address your cover letter and CV to info@hrs-i.org by 11 December, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Kindly note that HRS does not provide compensation for internships at this time.

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Groupe de chercheur(se)s/centre de recherche Recherche sur Femmes, Genre et Extrémisme violent en Tunisie

Organization: Oxfam
Closing date: 10 Nov 2016

ONU Femmes, l’entité des Nations Unies pour l’égalité des sexes et l’autonomisation des femmes et OXFAM lancent un Appel à consultation pour recruter un bureau d’étude /Groupe de consultants pour effectuer une Recherche sur Femmes, Genre et Extrémisme violent en Tunisie : entre défis sécuritaires et justice de genre

I. Objectifs de la recherche

Objectif général : Cette recherche doit permettre de décortiquer et comprendre les implications de l’extrémisme violent en Tunisie dans une perspective genre. Ces connaissances serviront au développement des programmes et des politiques publiques inclusifs et holistiques visant à prévenir l’extrémisme violent. La prévention de l’extrémisme violent devrait avoir un impact positif sur les droits des femmes qui sont de plus en plus limités par les menaces à la sécurité et la ” securitisation» des stratégies d’intervention gouvernementale.

Objectifs spécifiques :

Identifier les facteurs (*push and pull factors*) expliquant l’engagement des femmes/filles et des hommes/garçons dans des actions et/ou des organisations prônant l’extrémisme violent ;

Examiner/analyser le(s) processus amenant les femmes/filles et les hommes/garçons à s’engager activement dans des actions et/ou des organisations prônant l’extrémisme violent selon une perspective genre ;

Identifier les implications de la violence extrémiste sur la vie des hommes et des femmes dans l’espace public et privé (conséquences de la militarisation de l’espace public et des politiques sécuritaires, conséquences sur la vie privée des femmes et des hommes, etc.) ;

Produire des données qualitatives probantes à même d’informer les politiques nationales de paix et sécurité afin qu’elles adressent le causes profondes du phénomène de l’extrémisme violent à travers une approche sensible aux relations de genre et aux besoins des femmes/filles et garantissant l’accès égal aux droits des citoyennes/citoyens;

Elaborer une méthodologie de recherche de référence pour la conduite de recherches/études sur l’extrémisme violent dans d’autres pays dans la région MENA et ailleurs

Pour les termes de référence complet, voir en ligne : https://goo.gl/QXcZlD

How to apply:

Modalités de soumission de la candidature
Dans le cadre de cette recherche, les soumissions collectives sont fortement encouragées (coordinateur + autres membres de l’équipe de recherche). Cependant, les candidatures individuelles pourront être acceptées.
Tout dossier de soumission (collective ou individuelle) devra contenir :

  • Le(s) CV détaillés de l’équipe de recherche avec précision du (de la)coordonnateur (trice) (et une note succincte présentant l’institution dans laquelle s’inscrit cette équipe si pertinent)
  • Une note méthodologique succincte (max 5 pages) précisant comment serait menée la recherche.
  • Une proposition financière (les 2 phases) incluant : les honoraires, les déplacements (transport, hébergement, etc.), les équipements nécessaires (papeterie, impression de questionnaires, etc.) les frais de communication.
  • Au moins 2 attestations de références de projets de recherche pertinents menés
    Les dossiers de candidature devront être envoyés par e-mail à mco.maghreb@unwomen.org et jobsmaghreb@oxfamnovib.nl avant le 10 novembre 2016 à 22h en mettant la référence de l’appel : REF : TUN/UNW/2016 /031 – Candidature Recherche WPS » en objet.
    Merci de noter que seules les personnes présélectionnées seront contactées. En cas de réserve, il est possible qu’il soit demandé que l’un des membres de l’équipe soit changé.

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Somalia: Field-based Integrated Emergency Response Assessment in Somalia

Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 10 Nov 2016

1. BACKGROUND

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an,independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 30 countries throughout the world. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and its sister organization DDG has been providing relief, humanitarian community safety, and early recovery/development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief. Danish Demining Group (DDG) aims to recreate a safe environment where people can live without the threat of landmines, unexploded ordinances and small arms and light weapons. These goals can be effectively advanced through cooperation and joint action with other organization as well as with integration of operations and programs with its sister organization, the DRC.

In Somalia, DRC is providing relief and development services using a human rights framework, aiming at supporting IDPs, returnees and host communities affected by conflict and natural disasters. Currently, the main sectoral programms include; Food Security and Livelihoods; NFI/Shelter; WASH and Infrastructure; Protection and Advocacy; Community-Driven Recovery and Safety; as well as Emergency Response on a case-by-case basis. DRC HoA & Yemen 2016 Strategic Program Document is aimed at ensuring synergy and complementarity of all humanitarian interventions in the region.

Integrated Emergency Response Assessment

For more than two decades, Somalia has experienced violence, conflict and lawlessness, which has exacerbated poverty and hardship, undermined social and economic development, and made it challenging for the international community to address humanitarian and development priorities. Long-standing conflicts, drought and floods have disrupted livelihoods, and food security coping mechanisms, with repeated failure of crops, diminishing water resources and water quality, depleted livestock, rising food prices and deteriorating purchasing power. Today, about 4.9 million people — or 40 per cent of the population— are in need of life-saving or livelihoods assistance. More than 1.1 million people remain internally displaced and have been waiting for too long for durable solutions to stop their ordeal. An estimated 308,000 children under the age of 5 years are acutely malnourished, with 56,000 of them facing death if not treated. Some 1.7 million children lack access to education and risk abduction, abuse and recruitment into armed groups. Forced evictions, discrimination, violation of children’s rights and gender-based violence remain pervasive.

Civilian protection challenges persist therefore. Many IDPs continue to face a high risk of forced evictions, discrimination, violation of children’s rights and persistent gender-based violence. While work on a comprehensive solutions strategy for IDPs is underway, conflict and insecurity continue to raise protection concerns and to cause suffering and even new displacement.

Recurrent shocks and poor access to services continue to require a strong focus on community resilience. Over the last year, Somalia was hit by a series of shocks, among them conflict which displaced over 40,000 people, the influx of 30,000 refugees and returnees from the Yemen crisis and the El Niño phenomenon, which affected some 145,000 people through drought and flooding. As the majority of Somalis depend on subsistence farming and pastoralism for their livelihoods, seasonal shocks such as flooding and drought continue to cause critical humanitarian needs on a regular basis, with an impact on the already weak economy.

Over the past year, improvements have been registered in almost all of the key sectors in Somalia. This has been due to concerted efforts of the various humanitarian actors in the country, Regional governments; efforts of the Somali Federal Government (SFG) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), and affiliate forces engaged in restoring security situation in various parts of the country.

Despite the remarkable improvements in the humanitarian situation in the country, some of the country’s most vulnerable populations remain in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection. This is the situation not only among those who reside in south/central region, but there are thousands of affected populations that are in dire situation who are extremely food insecure and have limited access to basic needs in other parts of the country such as those affected by the recent droughts in Somaliland, Puntland and parts of South Central Somalia. This assessment is designed to identify the main humanitarian and protection gaps of those affected by natural and man-made disasters and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) mainstreaming opportunities, which will inform design, planning and implementation of DRC integrated emergency response program and link relief recovery development.

2. PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSESSMENT

To analyze the main humanitarian intervention needs, gaps and DRR mainstreaming opportunities, with a special focus on strategic decision-making for integrated emergency response and link relief recovery development. This will inform program design and planning of programmes in Somalia. The thematic areas to be covered in this assessment are; Livelihood and Food Security, Shelter/NFI, WASH, Protection and DRR. Specifically, the assessment should come up with the following:

· Document a contextual analysis of the current humanitarian situation in assessment target areas , identifying risks of vulnerability to the affected population, needs, and explore gaps in humanitarian coverage, recommending programmatic interventions in emergency relief and sustainable recovery, with suggested activities for DRR mainstreaming/programming in the selected areas;

· Document Impact of the natural and manmade conflicts on the vulnerable people both household and community levels, assessing how it affects the economy of the community support and traditional governance structures.

· Identification of challenges and opportunities of humanitarian actors for addressing gaps towards inclusive service provision;

· Assess the affected community basic infrastructures and how the recurrent droughts affected the coping mechanisms, come up with a comprehensive understanding of the socio-economic and environmental context of area to assist the targeting and different needs of each community.

3. SCOPE OF CONSULTANCY

The assessment will be conducted in selected areas in Somalia and will be guided by the objectives, sectors and cross-cutting issues of interest. Specific locations will be selected from South-Central Zone (includes Mogadishu IDP Settlements, Baidoa, Dollow, Dhobley, Kismayo, Beletweyne, Luuq & Belethawa), Puntland; Somaliland (Awdal, Toghdeer, Sool and Sanaag regions) and Puntland (possible areas to include Garowe, Gardo, Baran, Erigavo and Bosaso). Accessibility to some of these suggested districts, to non-Somalis, may be dependent upon the security situation at the time of the field visit, and travel must be pre-approved by the DRC Safety Advisors. Applicants must explain how they plan to access the places in their expressions of interest.

3.1 Key tasks with list of ‘key activities’, under each responsibility.

  • Develop an Inception Report detailing among other things; the process and methodologies to be employed to achieve the objectives of this consultancy as stated above. It should include all assessment tools, and important time schedules for this exercise, and be presented to DRC for review and further inputs, before going to the field.

  • Undertake desk review of the relevant secondary studies conducted by other partners, Cluster and DRC

  • Design, develop, critique (with DRC team) and refine data collection tools.

  • Conduct a comprehensive field based project evaluation [using both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods]

  • Carry out data collection, entry and analysis and write up the final evaluation report based on DRC inputs into the draft version.

3.2 Methodology

It is envisioned that the assessment will be conducted using a combination of methodologies through primary and secondary data from reliable and relevant sources. The consultant will however, in consultation with DRC, design an appropriate and comprehensive methodology to conduct the assessment. The methodology should ensure an area-wise analysis and presentation of findings based on the objectives and by sectors stated above. The methodology may include but is not limited to review of existing information on infrastructures, collecting quantitative and qualitative data from returnees, government line ministries, service providers and community members etc.

3.3 Key deliverables/outputs

  • Inception Report– The inception report will be a scoping exercise for the assessment and will include the proposed methodologies, data collection and reporting plans with draft data collection tools such as interview guides, the allocation of roles and responsibilities within the team, a timeframe with firm dates for deliverables, and the travel and logistical arrangements for the team. This is expected a maximum of four days after signing of the contract.

  • Debriefing meetings / Feedback to Area Managers at field levels – The consultant will report his/her preliminary findings to the DRC’s Area Managers, and DRC Monitoring and Evaluations Officer before leaving the field.

  • Draft Report – A draft report, identifying key findings, conclusions, recommendations for the current and future operation, and take in consideration the outputs of the debriefing session. This will be reviewed by DRC for initial feedback.

  • Final report – The final report (max 40 pages, excluding the preliminary pages and annexes), will contain a short executive summary (max 3 pages) and a main body of the report covering a description of the assessment methods and limitations, the background of humanitarian issues – specific to DRC’s sectors (for each of the districts), the findings, interventions, conclusions, lessons learned, clear recommendations (which includes assessment of risks/ humanitarian access). Recommendations should be specific, feasible, and in line with DRC’s strategic mandate.

The report should also contain appropriate appendices, including a copy of the ToR, cited resources or bibliography, a list of those interviewed and any other relevant materials. The final assessment report will be submitted one week after receipt of the consolidated feedback from DRC. The report should be Five (5) Hard-cover-bound copies and soft copy in two (4) CD- ROMs in pdf version.

4 DRC/DDG’s responsibilities

The consultant will report to the DRC Program Development and Quality Manager and closely coordinate field activities with the MEAL Manager. The Regional Emergency Advisor will provide support on a case to case basis. DRC staff in the evaluation areas will provide necessary support to the team, as may be needed. The Consultant may provide updates on progress as requested.

DRC will provide the following to the lead consultant:

§ Transport to and from the field.

§ All necessary project documents as requested by the consultant

§ Travel Insurance, where applicable

§ Accommodation, including meals, for consultant (where necessary)

§ Pay consultancy fees at a mutually agreed rate

The terms and conditions of service will follow DRC terms of consultancies. Payment will be done according to the finance procedures of DRC/DDG.

5 Reporting Arrangements

The consultant shall work under the direct supervision of DRC Somalia Program Development and Quality Manager with technical oversight by Regional Emergency Advisor and admistrative oversight of the Deputy Country Director, Somalia Program.

6 DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT

It is anticipated that the assessment will take 21 days from the date of signing the Contract, The Consultant/Consultancy firm should develop a feasible costed work plan/activity schedule covering an approximately 21 days and submit as integral part of the proposal for this consultancy.

7 EXPECTED PROFILE OF CONSULTANT

· Have an Advanced degree in Development Studies, Social sciences or other relevant fields.

· Demonstrable experience in leading assessment of humanitarian programs responding to major disasters, with specific emphasis on WASH, Shelter and NFIs, DRR, Livelihood and Food Security and Protection;

· Demonstrable experience in leading evaluations using Participatory Impact Assessment (PIA) approaches

· Knowledge of strategic and operational management of humanitarian operations and proven ability to provide strategic recommendations to key stakeholders;

· Strong analytical skills and ability to clearly synthesize and present findings, draw practical conclusions, make recommendations and to prepare well-written reports in a timely manner;

· Demonstrated experience in both quantitative and qualitative data collection and data analysis techniques, especially in emergency operations;

· Experience, knowledge and clear understanding of Somalia’s humanitarian context;

· Good interpersonal skills and understanding cultural sensitivities;

· Readiness to travel to and across Somalia and conduct direct standard assessment activities.

Assessment and award of Consultancy

DRC will evaluate the proposals and award the assignment based on technical and financial feasibility. DRC reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal received without giving reasons and is not bound to accept the lowest or the highest bidder. Only those shortlisted will be contacted. Any subcontracting of the consultancy will not be accepted.

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk.

8 TERMS & CONDITIONS

The consultant should be willing to work in the target areas of South Central Somalia, where security allows. The consultant may have his/her own team to work with and then they will entirely be under the jurisdiction of the consultant and at no time will DRC/DDG be held responsible for them.

9 General

Commitments: DRC/DDG has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability committments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.DRC/DDG.dk/HAF.4265.0.html)

How to apply:

10 APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants who meet the required profile are invited to submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) to DRC. The EoI should include:

· A suitability statement including CV of participating consultants with details of qualifications and experience.

· Technical proposal that summarizes understanding of the TOR, methodology and tools to be used.

· Work-plan clearly indicating the activity schedule.

· Financial proposal providing cost estimates and consultancy fees.

· Contacts of three organizations that have recently contracted you to carry out similar assignment.

· The foreseen work plan for the days. Daily consulting rate is negotiable, although will be commensurate to DRC consultancy terms and standards.

Applications should include CVs, Technical proposal, Work plans, and financial proposal all to be uploaded on the DRC recruitment portal https://drc.dk/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies

Please forward the expression of interest, in English and marked ‘Integrated Emergency Response Assessment in Somalia’ no later than 10th November 2016.

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United States of America: Research Associate, Malaria

Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 30 Nov 2016

Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems around the world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other illnesses. Based on the premise that business oriented strategy can facilitate solutions to global health challenges, CHAI acts as a catalyst to mobilize new resources and optimize the impact of these resources to save lives, via improved organization of commodity markets and more effective local management. By working in association with governments and other NGO partners, CHAI is focused on large scale impact and, to date, CHAI has secured lower pricing agreements for treatment options in more than 70 countries. In addition, CHAI’s teams are working side-by-side with over 30 governments to tackle many of the largest barriers to effective treatment and care.

Malaria is one of the world’s most important causes of illness, death, and lost economic productivity. Over the past decade, dramatic increases in donor funding have facilitated scale-up of effective interventions to prevent, diagnosis, and treat malaria. This investment has successfully reduced the burden of malaria in many settings, and some countries have begun planning to eliminate it altogether. CHAI’s global malaria program provides direct management and technical support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease.

Countries of the Mesoamerica and Hispaniola region have committed to eliminate malaria by 2020. To reach this target, countries will need to rapidly detect and effectively treat infections, to identify and aggressively target areas where malaria transmission persists, and to coordinate efforts closely to ensure movements of people and parasites do not jeopardize success. Achievement of this goal across Mesoamerica and Hispaniola will bring the world one step closer to global malaria eradication. CHAI is supporting malaria programs in Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Haiti, and Dominican Republic to strengthen surveillance systems, devise targeted and evidence-based plans, successfully implement these plans, scale-up interventions in high-risk and hard-to-reach populations, and to coordinate activities regionally.

Overview of Role:

CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong public health research experience and analytical skills. This individual will support surveillance, analytic, and mapping activities related to malaria elimination efforts. The Research Associate will focus on supporting countries of Mesoamerica and Hispaniola while working with a number of individuals on CHAI’s Global and Regional Malaria Teams and therefore, will need to possess strong communication and organizational skills. Emphasis will be placed on translating epidemiological evidence to malaria programs and other government partners in country. Further, it is expected that the Research Associate will need to partner with other academics and public health agencies to ensure CHAI’s research is complementary and not duplicative.

Location of placement may be change to a Central America location.

  1. Performing scientific literature review as needed;
  2. Supporting the implementation of new surveillance platforms for improved data collection, data management, analysis and data visualization;
  3. Assisting to monitor and evaluate the performance of new surveillance platforms;
  4. Supporting operational research projects (e.g. assisting with background research, survey design, implementation etc.);
  5. Organizing and merging available data;
  6. Assessing the quality and suitability of available data for analysis;
  7. Conducting descriptive analyses of epidemiological and entomological data;
  8. Analyzing geographic data with GIS software including mapping malaria incidence and intervention coverage;
  9. Translating results to national and sub-national government partners to support evidence-based decision making;
  10. Assisting government partners to develop evidence-based policies and plans;
  11. Synthesizing results and communicating them internally and externally at international venues;
  12. Disseminating findings through high-quality presentations, reports, and publications; and
  13. Any other tasks identified.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related field strongly preferred; or Bachelor’s degree minimum with equitable experience
  • 1+ years of work experience with responsibilities including quantitative data analyses;
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet applications;
  • Ability to carry out advanced statistics using relevant software (e.g. R, STATA);
  • Experience working with geospatial data (shapefiles, rasters etc.) in Google Earth, QGIS, ArcGIS and/or other relevant software;
  • Knowledge of major global infectious disease problems;
  • Ability to work independently in unstructured settings and to adapt to new environments and challenges;
  • Enthusiasm for applying research methods to solve global health problems;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills; and
  • Fluency in Spanish

Advantages:**

  • Knowledge of malaria
  • Experience working and communicating with government officials and multilateral organizations;
  • Experience working with surveillance platforms (e.g. DHIS2), data collection tools (e.g. ODK) and/or data visualization applications (e.g. Tableau);
  • Experience living or working in resource-limited countries;
  • Experience working remotely with a decentralized team; and
  • Willingness to travel (25-50% of time).

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PI95799608

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Pakistan: Interviewer, Public Opinion and Communication Activities (POCA) Project, Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM), Pakistan?

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Pakistan
Closing date: 30 Nov 2016

Interviewer, Public Opinion and Communication Activities (POCA)

Project, Performance Management Support Contract

(PERFORM), Pakistan

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
Project Summary: In May 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five-year contract to Management Systems International (MSI) to provide performance management support to USAID-sponsored development programs throughout Pakistan. The Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM) serves as a centralized management support mechanism that provides services in (1) monitoring, (2) evaluation, (3) assessment, and (4) learning support. PERFORM provides data and information to help USAID/Pakistan project managers improve results through better implementation, design, and learning, enabling it to better target its programming and achieve its goals and objectives.

Please note: Only Pakistani citizens are eligible for this position.**

Position Summary:
MSI is seeking one (1) qualified Interviewer to conduct 10 in-depth interviews (IDIs) of major opinion leaders as part of the monitoring of USAID/Pakistan’s public outreach and communication activities (POCA). In September 2015, USAID/Pakistan awarded a three-year contract to a leading advertising firm to develop and implement a communications strategy to raise awareness about USAID’s development assistance, improve perceptions of the United States, and help Pakistanis understand the relationship between USAID and the US government. The communication campaign will run on major media channels including TV, radio, digital media, and newspapers. The first mass media campaign aired from August through September 2016, and a second campaign will run from November-December 2016.

USAID Pakistan has requested PERFORM to assess the effectiveness of the USAID communications strategy. One component of this assessment is to solicit the opinions of 10 key influencers in Pakistan from the government, business, religious, and media sectors.

The purpose of the IDIs is to understand the narrative of the opinion leaders regarding USAID and its development assistance in Pakistan. The interviewer will be assisted by a Note Taker that will assist in the development of the questionnaire and interview guide, record the interview responses, transcribe the notes, and assist with data analysis and report writing. The Interviewer will supervise the Note Taker during the field work and transcriptions. The period of performance for this activity is estimated to be from mid-November 2016 – early January 2017, and the Interviewer and Note Taker are expected to conduct the interviews in various locations throughout Pakistan.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the data collection instrument, which will consist of a closed and open ended questionnaire, and interview guide.
  • Pilot test the data collection instrument and revise it accordingly.
  • Orient the Note Taker who will accompany the Interviewer to all the IDIs.
  • Supervise the data transcription process to ensure the transcriptions are clear and capture the details of the interview to facilitate analysis.
  • Ensure that interviews take place in a timely fashion, per the workplan.
  • Analyze the interview data and prepare and deliver a PowerPoint brief of the interview findings for USAID/Pakistan.
  • Prepare a draft report of the methodology and findings of the interviews.
  • Assist with other tasks necessary to successfully complete the assignment.

Qualifications:

  • At least a Master’s degree in media studies, communication, social sciences, or a related field.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of experience developing data collection instruments, conducting interviews and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Experience preparing PowerPoint presentations and drafting reports, particularly for USAID.
  • Excellent analytical, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and produce quality work.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

Candidates that have a real or potential conflict of interest in this evaluation will not be considered for this assignment. MSI will require a written statement to this effect before formal engagement on this assignment. Conflict of interest in this context includes, but is not limited to: close and/or family relations with the individuals that are related to the project, financial interest in the implementing organization(s) or grantees, current or previous experience with the project being evaluated or the USAID requesting office, etc.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95799088

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How to apply:

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Ukraine: Data Analyst Excel CRM (Ukrainian nationals only)

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Ukraine
Closing date: 14 Nov 2016

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs.

NRC is currently looking for Data Analyst Excel CRM in Severodonetsk.

Requirements:

  • VBA experience.
  • Experience with GIS software is a plus.
  • MySQL, JavaScript, PHP is a plus.
  • SuiteCRM/Sugar CRM experience is a plus.
  • Solid background in Excel skills,- V-lookups, pivot tables and Access skills.
  • English level knowledge – upper intermediate.

Required Behavioral competencies:

  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Working with people.
  • Analyzing.
  • Coping with change.
  • Handling insecure environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain banaficiary Database and related procedures.
  • Ability to articulate technical details, identify and analyse complex data sets.
  • Develop and implement data collection systems and other techniques that optimize statistical efficiency and uphold data quality(Kobotoolbox).
  • Be able to demonstrate a logical mind set, strong communication skills and be able to show fast-paced accuracy.
  • Produce weekly and monthly reports and adhoc reports as requested.
  • Train program teams in relation to Database processing and utilization.
  • Implement and maintain a filing system for program related documentation.
  • General follow up of the NRC routines in relation to project documentation.
  • Receive information from program Technical Specialists with consequent entry of the data into the Database.
  • Ensure regular monitoring and check up of the entered data with actual Beneficiary Intake Forms.
  • Ensure proper filing and archiving of the Beneficiary Intake Forms.
  • Ensure that Database applications, data storage and regular backups are configured and maintained.
  • Implement and update a data disaster recovery plan (back up).
  • Ensure installation and maintenance of protection services (anti-viruses and firewalls).
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the project inventory.
  • Perform any other tasks as requested by Programme Development Manager.

We offer

Commencement: November 2016

Salary/benefits: According to NRC country policy

Duty station: Severodonetsk.

PLEASE SEND YOUR CV IN ENGLISH

Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 14/11/2016

Candidate may be selected before the deadline.

How to apply:

http://rabota.ua/company2938123/vacancy6421996

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South Sudan: LWF Refugee and Host Community Program Needs Assessment Consultancy in East Nile and Ruweng States of South Sudan

Organization: Lutheran World Federation
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 12 Nov 2016

Background

The Lutheran World Federation, World Service (LWF/WS) South Sudan Program was newly established in 2004 and has been providing humanitarian assistance (emergency/relief, rehabilitation and development work) to refugees and other vulnerable communities to enable them meet their basic human rights and needs in line with its vision, mission statements, and core values. The LWF/WS South Sudan Program is operational in Jonglei, Ruweng and East Nile States. In both East Nile and Ruweng States, LWF is implementing refugee support interventions in the counties of Maban and Panrieng, respectively. In Maban, LWF has been operational since September 2012 and the interventions in Ruweng state commenced in 2014. The refugee program focuses mainly on Education and Child and Youth Protection interventions with some livelihood and peace building activities.

East Nile State – Maban County

Maban County in East Nile State of South Sudan has had an influx of refugees from Sudan’s Blue Nile state South Sudan’s East Nile state was hosting 128,452 registered refugees by June 2016. These are refugees who fled fighting in mainly Blue Nile state of the Sudan and have taken refuge in Maban County of East Nile since September 2012. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and a number of other humanitarian agencies provide assistance to the refugees who are settled in four camps namely Yusuf Batil, Doro, Gendrassa and Kaya. LWF/WS operation in Maban is focusing in three camps of Batil 40,369, Kaya 24,552 and Gendrassa 17,160 registered refugees as of June 2016.

LWF intends to continue expanding the coverage of the refugee program in East Nile to the host community around the refugee camps. The host community in Maban also presents a case of many needy families whose traditional coping mechanisms have been interrupted due to continued crisis in Maban County and neighboring counties. Over 9431 people have been displaced in Maban, Bunj area and in the vicinity of the refugee camps. These people left everything behind and are in dire need of protection to cope with the new developments around them including the deterioration of the security context. There is need to enhance the productive relation between the host community and refugees by extending improved services to the host community living in Maban County especially in the vicinity of the refugee camps. This is expected to reduce possible hostility between the two communities.

Ruweng State – Panrieng County

Ruweng State currently hosts refugees in two camps of Pamir and Ajuong Thok with Yida as a transit camp where only basic lifesaving and emergency support is provided. By June 2016, there were 40693 refugees in Ajuong Thok and 500 in Pamir, while Yida had an estimated 61,231 refugees. Relocation of refugees from Yida to Pamir has been continuing with the plan from the government of South Sudan to relocate all refugees from Yida by 2017. LWF South Sudan intends to extend the coverage of its activities to the host community residing in the vicinity of the two camps and also to the cattle camps within the county.

Purpose of the Assessment

LWF South Sudan would like to commission an assessment in the two areas to inform the unmet needs of the refugees, host community and IDPs in Maban and Panrieng Counties. This undertaking should be linked to the LWF Country Strategy 2016-2017 with a clarion call of “*Not Again! Countering the Loss of Another Generation in South Sudan*”. 2016 is the first year of the implementation of the Country Strategy and currently LWF is planning for its 2017 programs in Maban and Panrieng Counties and requires planning data that are up to date that will address existing data gaps. The information from the assessment will not only support LWF’s efforts of fundraising for the two program areas targeting refugees, host communities, IDPs in the vicinity of the refugee programs, and cattle camps, but will also be expected to provide recommendations on how best key strategies to expand host communities and IDPs activities to foster productive relationships with the refugee will be designed. The assessment is also intended to ensure that the real needs of those affected are strategically addressed in the design of the projects, bench marks are established upon which monitoring of the program progress, outputs and outcomes/impacts can be based upon and in establishing planning data base that LWF can periodically update to inform planning and design of projects in the future.

Focus and Scope

In East Nile – Maban County, the assessment will be conducted in the three camps of Yusuf Batil, Gendrassa and Kaya refugee camps and among the IDPs and the host community around the camps where LWF has been providing education and Child and Youth Protection activities. In Panrieng County, the assessment will be undertaken in Ajuong Thok and Pamir refugee camps and host communities residing in Payams closer to the refugee camps and also the cattle camps within the County.

The assessment will cover a number of activities to be carried out by the Consultant. These will include:

  1. Review of LWF project documents to gain deeper understanding of the LWF’s education, Child and Youth Protection, livelihoods and peace building activities to facilitate drawing lessons learnt and best practices from past projects. This will as well provide other sources of information available on refugees, IDPs and the host community for use in the design of the intervention logic and future proposal development process in the two program areas.

The document review should guide in the identification of the existing data that may require updating, most recent planning data that are available and data gaps that the assessment is expected to address. Data collected and presented at document review level MUST reflect gender and age concerns and provide estimates of affected population disaggregated by demographic cohorts of Infants (0-3yrs); Children of school going age (3-6 yrs. and 7-13yrs and 14-17yrs); Adults (18-49 years); and the Elderly (≥ 50 years) with details and analyses of the situation of these categories of the population. In the analysis and presentation of the situation of the affected individuals, households, community and their status of their resilience to withstand, adapt and to quickly recover from stresses and shocks should be succinctly analysed and presented.

  1. Development/identification of participatory methodologies for the assessment and data collection tools.

The data collection tools developed should be sensitive to the capacity of LWF South Sudan technical teams who will support the consultant with the data collection exercise. Data generated from the assessment MUST provide details on the methods used, the respondents consulted (Men, Women, youth, children, the elderly, institutions etc.), the dates data were collected – to include other relevant information on the assessment methods. In particular, and as already indicated above, the assessment MUST focus on gender and age concerns and provide estimates of affected population disaggregated by demographic cohorts of infants (0-3yrs); children of school going age (3-6 yrs. and 7-13yrs and 14-17yrs); adults (18-49 years); and the elderly (≥ 50 years) with details and analysis of the situation of these categories of the population. In the analysis and presentation of the situation of the affected individuals, households, community and the country (South Sudan), the status of their resilience to withstand, adapt and to quickly recover from stresses and shocks should be succinctly analysed and presented.

  1. Compilation of a succinct needs assessment report that encompasses item 1 and 2 above under Focus and Scope Section with recommendations to inform innovative development of future projects and the proposed strategies on creation of synergies in Education, Child and Youth Protection, Livelihood and Peace building projects. The report should reflect to the Core Humanitarian Standard and also observe other South Sudan Contextualised standards e.g. INNEE

  2. Development of a one-year master log – frame based on livelihood, Education and Child and Youth Protection priorities identified in the needs assessment exercise for both Maban and Panrieng refugee program to include the desired links on host community and one that guides LWF in further development of future intervention logics and proposals to varied donors supporting the refugee program.

Methodology

Mixtures of participatory methods should be used in the execution of this assignment:

· A briefing session in the country office in Juba with the Deputy Program Coordinator in charge of the refugee program, the PMER Coordinator and the Program Coordinator for update on the refugee program, technical status, clear understanding of the assessment and expectations, and on security before the commencement of field work. A similar briefing will be provided by the LWF/WS program by the team leaders in Panrieng and Maban field offices.

· A pre-field assessment period should be committed to review LWF refugee program documentation in the previous years and other relevant sources of information to guide the consultant in identification of relevant data that require updating, data gaps and in preparation of the data assessment tools.

· The data collection exercise should be participatory and include two or three selected LWF staff in each location. The consultant will mentor the selected LWF staff to assist in the data collection exercise. Other organisations implementing similar and or related work in the camps and in the host communities, IDPs and government stakeholders should be consulted for their views where needed.

· The assignment will observe LWF consent guidelines when interacting with children and will ensure the views of children are reflected in the assignment. The consultant will sign LWF Code of Conduct on sexual exploitation and abuse. Security and safety plans will be shared prior to the assessment.

· Compilation of the needs assessment report that should not exceed 25 pages with details on existing up to date data, new information and referenced to the sources and dates, key respondents etc. The report should include recommendations on among others – best strategies to include host communities and refugees in the future program.

· The report is expected to include brief profile of the host communities, IDPs and refugees; their specific unmet needs that LWF could consider addressing; opportunities for productive interaction/relationship; identification of which payams will be considered as ‘host’ and innovative ideas and ‘durable solutions’ in the recommendations for LWF to consider.

· Development of a one year master log-frame based on priority needs for use by LWF in planning and design of donor proposals. A template to guide in the development of the log frame will be provided

Reporting lines

This consultancy will be under the direct supervision of the LWF/WS Deputy Program Coordinator in charge of the refugee program in Juba and or her designate. At field level in South Sudan, the consultant will be supervised by the Team Leaders in the two locations of Maban and Panrieng.

Responsibilities

The Consultant’s responsibilities will include:

· Development a competitive quality technical proposal with details on a time frame for the assignment and daily consultancy fee for consideration by LWF. This will inform the basis upon which a consultant is selected

· Documents review and compilation of up to date data on the status of refugees, host community and IDPs livelihoods, education and Child and Youth Protection problems/ needs

· Development of assessment tools

  • Field assessment with refugees, host community and IDPs and a cross section of LWF staff and other key stakeholders in the two program areas.
  • A Power Point debriefing in Juba on emerging outcomes from the assessment
  • Documentation of a detailed assessment report and a master log-frame considering what could be implemented in 2017 based on the findings and recommendations

LWF South Sudan will coordinate the provision of necessary technical, logistical and management support to the consultant.

  • LWF will provide transportation and accommodation during field visit,
  • LWF will provide the consultant with all the necessary background information/documents including Gender and Resilience Markers guidelines; Log Frame template etc.
  • LWF/WS Juba, Maban and Panrieng teams will undertake some critical mobilisation pre prior to the consultants’ field visit. The field teams will create awareness among the local authorities and key respondents to be consulted at country and or refugee camps on the assessment exercise

· Working space, including other office support facilities / services (i.e. photocopying, printing, internet connection, and Power Point presentation facilities while in Juba and or at field level will be provided by LWF.

Work Plan and Time Frame

The time frame for this consultancy will be 23 working days

  • Desk study/document review and development of tools, briefing and travels – 5 days
  • Field level pre-testing and assessment in Maban and Panrieng – 12 days
  • Data analysis, report writing and log frame development – 6 days

Deliverables

The key outputs will be:

  • A set of data collection tools and methodologies
  • A detailed 25 pages Needs Assessment Report with recommendations which, among others, includes direction on how best LWF can devise strategies to include host communities and IDPs activities in the refugee program interventions in Maban and Panrieng Counties, including clear linkages in Education, Child and Youth Protection and livelihood for the targeted communities (host, refugees, IPDs and cattle camps)
  • A one year master Log Frame based on priorities identified by the assessment among the refugees and IDPs/Host community residing in the vicinity of the refugee camps in Maban and Panrieng Counties Including the cattle camps in Panrieng County

Financial Proposal

The consultant will present a financial and technical outline proposal as one proposal

Consultant specification

One Consultant (Male or Female) will be engaged for this assignment. The prospective consultant (individual and or firm is expected to have an appropriate blend and balance of skills in Program/Project Management, research/assessment skills, data analysis, English language (spoken and Written) and strong interpersonal skills.

Qualifications and skills of the consultants should include:

· A Master’s degree in Education and or social science or development studies from a recognised university.

· A minimum of eight years’ experience in the field of Education with exposure to assessments and particularly Education in Emergencies (EiE)

· Experience in a similar undertaking in the refugee programming context and or managing refugee and host community support interventions is a key requirement.

· Experience with community-led, participatory and rights based approaches (RBAs) and CHS.

· Experiences in the ECHO/EU, SIDA, BPRM, UNHCR donor requirements

· Experience in development of log-frames

  • Excellent report writing, communication and Power Point skills.
  • Good human relation skills in relating to sensitive local communities with generally low educational background.
  • Good understanding and sensitivity to security dynamics, the cultural and socio-economic context of South Sudan will be an added advantage

How to apply:

“LWF is committed to child safeguarding policy to ensure we keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse”.

Submission of Technical proposal

Qualified and interested consultants are required to submit a six page technical proposal demonstrating the consultant’s understanding of the assignment and its objectives, brief interpretation of the assessment methodology, a clear and comprehensive work plan outlining the major activities and implementation time schedule amongst other relevant information and a financial proposal with details on daily consultancy fee not later than 12th Nov 2016. The actual consultancy will commence on the 20th Nov 2016.

All application should be addressed to lwfssd.consultancy@gmail.com

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Haiti: Consultation Nationale pour la production d’une cartographie sur le secteur des énergies renouvelables en Haïti

Organization: UN Women
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

Contexte

En Haïti, les inégalités socio-économiques et de genre constituent un facteur aggravant de la pauvreté multidimensionnelle. Les disparités de revenu entre les hommes et les femmes, ainsi que la participation limitée des femmes dans la vie publique et politique en sont des manifestations. Les femmes haïtiennes sont au centre de la dynamique économique du pays, notamment dans l’entreprenariat, l’économie sociale & solidaire (ESS) et l’économie informelle ; pourtant elles sont confrontées à des défis pour accéder de manière égale aux ressources et aux opportunités.

L’accès aux services sociaux de base, notamment à l’eau, l’assainissement, l’énergie sont une preuve de l’accès inégal aux ressources entre les différentes couches de la société. Selon les données de la Banque mondiale (BM, 2012), juste 37,9% des haïtiens et haïtiennes ont accès à l’électricité, ceci est le taux le plus bas dans la région de l’Amérique Latine et Caraïbes où la moyenne est 96,4% en 2012. L’utilisation de tout type d’énergie constitue un défi pour la société haïtienne et pour l’environnement. Des interventions ciblant l’amélioration de l’accès à l’énergie, notamment aux énergies renouvelables, constituent une opportunité pour répondre aux enjeux et défis dans la matière. D’ailleurs, la situation reste particulièrement précaire pour les populations plus pauvres et vulnérables vivant dans les zones éloignées et en milieu rural.

L’autonomisation économique des femmes et filles, notamment leur accès aux ressources et aux opportunités constitue un des principaux axes d’intervention contenus dans la stratégie pays 2014-2016 d’ONU Femmes. Conscient des enjeux nationaux dans le domaine, ONU Femmes cherche à renforcer le rôle déterminant que les femmes et filles sont appelées à jouer dans la production, gestion et accès aux énergies renouvelables en Haïti. Pour ce faire, un(e) consultant(e) national(e) sera recruté(e) dans le but i) d’élaborer une cartographie des acteurs et interventions dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables ; et de ii) contribuer à la production d’un document de programme sur l’entreprenariat féminin et l’accès aux énergies en Haïti.

I. Objectifs de la consultation

Le but général de cette consultation est de produire une analyse de genre des interventions dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables, ceci à travers le développement d’une cartographie et d’un document programmatique focalisé sur le rôle des femmes dans ce secteur en Haïti

Il s’agit plus particulièrement de :

· Développer un état de lieux / cartographie des interventions des acteurs impliqués dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables en Haïti.

· Contribuer à la production d’un document programmatique contenant une analyse genre des constats compilés dans la cartographie, ceci en lien avec l’autonomisation économique des femmes et plus particulièrement l’entreprenariat féminin.

II. Responsabilités

Phase 1 : Etat des lieux

· Compiler les informations clés concernant la nature de principales actions dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables, ainsi que leurs approches d’intervention et les acteurs impliqués

· Produire une cartographie des interventions et acteurs qui travaillent dans le domaine en Haïti

· Faire un diagnostic rapide de la prise en compte du genre dans les interventions répertoriées (principales tendances), ainsi que dans les discours des différents acteurs en jeu.

Phase 2 : Analyse des données

· Sur la base des principaux constats de l’analyse de la situation, développer un document de programme focalisé sur le rôle de l’entreprenariat féminin dans l’amélioration de la gestion et l’accès aux énergies renouvelables en Haïti

· Faire un diagnostic de la prise en compte du genre dans les documents cadre de planification en matière des énergies renouvelables et produire des recommandations ;

Résultats attendus

· Une cartographie des principales actions, approches d’interventions et acteurs impliqués dans le domaine est disponible et fait ressortir les atouts et écarts dans la prise en compte du genre ;

· Le rôle des femmes et filles dans la production et gestion des énergies renouvelables, plus particulièrement de l’entreprenariat féminin est renseigné et fait l’objet d’un document programmatique

Livrables

  • Un rapport analytique (en français) contenant la cartographie des actions, approches d’intervention et acteurs impliqués dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables en Haïti, ainsi que les principaux constats concernant la prise en compte du genre

· Un document de programme sur l’entreprenariat féminin et les énergies renouvelables en Haïti ;

Compétences de base et techniques

  • Faire preuve d’intégrité et agir conformément aux valeurs et à l’éthique des Nations unies ;

· Faire preuve de sensibilité et d’adaptabilité face aux différences entre individus (sexe, âge, etc.) ;

· Faire preuve d’un esprit analytique et de force de proposition ;

· Respecter la confidentialité et l’éthique professionnelle ;

· Démontrer d’excellentes aptitudes de communication orale et écrite ;

· Maîtriser de l’outil informatique, les logiciels courants et autres applications informatiques

Qualifications et expériences requises

· Etudes universitaires (niveau maitrise de préférence) en développement, Etudes du genre, action humanitaire ou dans un domaine lié à cette consultation (20 points)

· Au moins 5 ans d’expérience dans la conception et mise en œuvre de programmes/projets dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables et/ou le développement durable (30 points)

· Expérience confirmée dans le domaine de l’égalité de genre/*gender mainstreming.* L’expérience dans le domaine de l’entreprenariat féminin ou l’autonomisation économique des femmes sera un atout (15 points)

· Compétences dans la production d’études/analyses de situation, diagnostics (état des lieux et autres études) (15 points)

· Excellente maitrise de la langue française et connaissance de l’anglais. La connaissance du créole haïtien sera un atout (10 points)

· Bonne connaissance du contexte haïtien ou d’autres contextes similaires, notamment dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables (10 points)

How to apply:

Dossier de candidature

Le dossier de candidature comportera les éléments suivants :

1. Proposition technique faisant ressortir les points suivants (70 %) :

a. La compréhension du mandat ;

b. Une brève présentation de l’approche méthodologique (y compris les outils de collecte et analyse des données) envisagée et de l’organisation de la mission ;

c. Un calendrier d’activités ;

d. Un curriculum vitae.

2. Proposition financière (30 %) :

3. Honoraire journalier du consultant

(Les coûts liés aux honoraires seront déterminés en fonction de la grille des Nations Unies).

Option de soumission :

Option 1 : Par courrier

Adresse 13, Rue Stephen, Musseau, Pétion-Ville HT6140.

Si ce mode de soumission est choisi, les dossiers de candidatures devront être envoyés sous pli fermé et la seule mention sur l’enveloppe externe devra être la mention ” CANDIDATURE pour la production d’une cartographie dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables en Haïti ».

Option 2 : Par courrier électronique

Adresse email : info.haiti@unwomen.org avec comme objet ” CANDIDATURE pour la production d’une cartographie dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables en Haïti ».

Si ce mode de soumission est choisi, seulement les deux offres (technique et financière) doivent être envoyées comme deux fichiers séparés. Toutefois, les offres financières devront être codées et seul(e)s les consultant (es) dont les offres passeront l’étape technique seront contacté(e)s pour qu’ils/elles envoient le code pour ouvrir leurs offres financières.

En cas de non-respect de ces instructions, ONU Femmes ne pourra en aucun cas être tenu responsable si la proposition est égarée ou si elle est ouverte prématurément.

N.B : La date limite pour le dépôt des candidatures est le 4 novembre 2016, 4:00 PM

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

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Bangladesh: RFP for Selection of surveyor for bulk wheat survey at Chittagong Port

Organization: World Vision
Country: Bangladesh
Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

World Vision International in Bangladesh is humanitarian not for profit organization is importing 40,650MT of wheat (bulk) donated by the United States Government through United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for monetization in Bangladesh There are two vessels, we expect the first vessel “LIBERTY GRACE” US Flag carrying approximately 20,330MT, ETA is 2nd week of December 2016 Another vessel “LIBERTY GLORY” US flag will carry 20,320MT, ETA is 2nd week of January 2017 at the port of Chittagong. Both the ship will carry commodities for CARE Bangladesh and Helen Keller International in mixed hatches (no segregation of commodity). The surveyor will be recruited by World Vision Bangladesh on behalf of USDA.

The purpose of the survey is to conduct outturn cargo discharge and delivery survey according to USDA requirements at the port of Chittagong, which will be discharged to government silo under controlled by Controller, Movement and Storage (CMS), Food Department, Chittagong. Please note that we therefore require surveys of the following:

a) Load and Light Draft survey for mother and lighter vessel

b) Storage facilities at port for total cargo

c) Continuous monitoring of discharge activities at port

d) Record physical quality of the commodity in hatch

e) Record hatch conditions on arrival of the ship and during discharge

Please note that survey for storage at the port will not be there at Chittagong port but it is incumbent upon vessel Owners to arrange railcars/facility for direct loading. Discharge is basis thru B/L full berth terms with no demurrage, dispatch or detention. So, if Owners do not arrange rail cars/facility then the vessel must wait or come up with a creative alternative, like discharging cargo into a cheaper “storage vessel” at the port. If the service provider does not follow the tender document practices, it will be not allowed to claim the survey fee’s amount, the payment will be made only after the report is accepted by USDA

USAID independent survey regulations apply as articulated in Regulation 11 (https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1866/Regulation%2011.pdf).

How to apply:

Interested bidders can collect the full set of RFP documents from Mr. Ruhul Mobin, Supply Chain Manager, Nobo Jatra Program through email at: ruhul_mobin@wvi.org.

All proposals must be submitted not later than November 13, 2016, 1600 hours.

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Haiti: Cartographe / Spécialiste SIG / GIS Specialist (Haitian National)

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 08 Nov 2016

MSF- B recrute pour le projet communautaire et watsan (contrôle des vecteurs) pour la prévention des
arboviroses et du choléra / MARTISSANT

1 SPÉCIALISTE SIG (SYSTÈMES D’INFORMATION GÉOGRAPHIQUE)
Présente depuis plus de 20 ans en Haïti, Médecins Sans Frontières est une organisation médicale humanitaire internationale, indépendante, qui apporte une assistance médicale à des populations aux prises avec des crises menaçant leur survie:
principalement en cas de conflits armés, mais aussi d’épidémies et de pandémies ou de catastrophes naturelles.

OBJECTIFS DU POSTE :
Le Spécialiste SIG doit organiser le système d’information géographique du projet et développer des produits cartographiques et/ou analyses spatiales des activités MSF. Il/Elle sera en soutien pour toute activité médicoopérationnelle (équipes de promotion santé, eau et assainissement, logistique, sécurité, épidémiologie, etc.)
Le Spécialiste SIG sera soutenu et dirigé par le Référent SIG (aussi connu comme l’Unité GIS) pour les aspects techniques de son travail. Ses tâches comprennent mais ne sont pas limitées à :

  • Une liaison avec l’équipe afin d’identifier les besoins en SIG et de développer les produits SIG appropriés
  • La gestion du développement, du contrôle de qualité et la reproduction des produits dans des formats
    adaptés aux clients
  • Employer et promouvoir les normes de données et de cartographie.
  • Identifier, collecter et intégrer des ensembles de données externes dans le référentiel de données MSF.
    Tenir à jour et développer des thèmes et des couches pour une utilisation en SIG.
  • Analyser et comparer des ensembles de données séparés afin de créer des produits analytiques
  • Gérer la formation et le développement de compétences du personnel concernant les outils cartographique
    de base, telle que Google Earth et l’usage du GPS.
  • Compléter, améliorer et tenir à jour une cartographie de base des activités du projet communautaire
  • Digitaliser les aires de santé dans les zones d’intervention de MSF-CH.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    COMPETENCES ET EXPERIENCES REQUISES
    Diplôme ou formation universitaire en lien avec les Systèmes d’Information Géographiques
    Forte expérience pratique dans l’usage des Systèmes d’Information Géographiques (SIG), notamment du
    logiciel ArcGIS.
    Expérience essentielle dans la saisie, l’entretien et la gestion de la collecte de données ainsi que dans le
    développement de base de données SIG
    Expérience professionnelle chez MSF ou d’autres ONG souhaitable
    Résultat et sens de la qualité. Travail d’équipe et coopération. Adhésion aux principes MSF
    Accepter de travailler en situation difficile, souplesse du comportement et gestion de son stress
    AUTRES
    Etre de nationalité Haïtienne
    Le candidat doit être libre de tout autre engagement professionnel au moment de son recrutement
    HORAIRES ET MODALITES DE TRAVAIL : Moyenne Hebdomadaire de 48 Heures Maximum.
    POSTULER

How to apply:

Le dossier composé d’une lettre de motivation, d’un CV mis à jour, des attestations de travail et des copies des diplômes sont à remettre pour le Mardi 8 Novembre 2016 à 15h00 au plus tard avec intitulé ” Spécialiste SIG » :
Soit dans une enveloppe fermée avec mention au Bureau de MSF-B à Martissant 25 ou à la
Coordination MSF/B : adresse 7, rue Borno, Pétion Ville
Soit par e-mail : MSFOCB-Martissant-Admin@brussels.msf.org
SEULS LES CANDIDATS PRESELECTIONNES POUR UN ENTRETIEN SERONT CONTACTES

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Gender Situation Analysis: Indonesia and India Terms of Reference

Organization: Girl Effect
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 15 Nov 2016

Consultancy: Indonesia and India Gender Situation Analysis Consultancy

Consultancy reporting lines: Director, Gender Strategy

Contract: 2.5 months, up to 40 days

About Girl Effect

Girl Effect is a creative social business determined to positively impact the lives of adolescent girls and break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. We work at the cutting edge of the international development and media sectors, and have built a culture that is entrepreneurial and fast-paced.

We are a unique organisation, bringing together a diverse group of people from the private and not-for-profit sectors with expertise in media brands, international development, digital, evidence, gender, programme implementation and more.

Girl Effect began as a movement to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty, by unleashing the full potential of adolescent girls. Championed by the NIKE Foundation in collaboration with multiple partners, we set out to get the world to stop seeing girls as part of a global poverty problem and to see them instead as co-creators of new solutions. We created a movement and helped put girls at the centre of the agenda; the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals focus on girls like never before.

In September 2015, Girl Effect became an independent new organisation focused on driving measurable change in girls’ lives, with continued support from the NIKE Foundation and multiple partners. With a new CEO from the global creative industry and an ambitious strategy, Girl Effect is pioneering a brand platform approach to social norm change for adolescent girls living in poverty. By creating a new normal for girls, the intergenerational cycle of poverty can be disrupted.

Our mission? We exist to create a new normal with and for girls.

What We Do

We build mass media brands, with mobile interactivity and networks, that engage girls and key influencers in their lives to effect social norm change; breaking down barriers that prevent girls from accessing the services and support they need to progress. By doing this, we enable girls to have a voice in determining their future.

It’s a fresh approach to development, but one that is gaining ground and is supported by investors and collaborators from every sector.

Based in London, we have powerful brand platforms in Ethiopia and Rwanda, and ambitious plans to launch new brand platforms in Malawi, Nigeria, Indonesia and India by 2017. In partnership with Facebook, we also have a mobile platform, Girl Effect Mobile, live in over 40 countries in 24 languages. Find out more by visiting our website: www.girleffect.org

Context of the Consultancy

Girl Effect will be launching operations in Indonesia and India by 2017. In order to inform country strategy, including setting country change objectives for our products, Girl Effect is commissioning a gender analysis of the country landscape for India[1] and Indonesia. The gender analysis will be a desk review, drawing upon existing quantitative and qualitative data and key informant interviews.

This piece of work will provide a snapshot of gender dynamics in the country, to generate a general understanding of the situation of girls and the institutions, people, norms that influence her. This work will inform the thematic focus of Girl Effect’s work in the country, including decisions on targeting (age, etc), country change objectives and regional focus.

Girl Effect will be commissioning a second phase of this work, a deep-dive qualitative piece on the lives of girls understanding themes of agency. This desk review will inform the design of this second piece of work by identifying key themes for further exploration and gaps in the existing knowledge base.

Girl Effect has developed a Theory of Change that outlines pathways to girls empowerment, see Annex 1 for further details.

Research Questions

a. Understanding the girl (aged 10-19)

· What types of vulnerabilities impact the lives of girls?

· How is adolescence understood for girls and boys? What signals entry into adolescence? How do girls experience different stages of adolescence (early, middle, late)?

b. Understanding girl’s reality

· What are girls’ experiences in relation to Girl Effect’s impact areas (health, safety, education, economic empowerment)?

· What are the drivers, barriers and enablers in relation to these impact areas? How is this different/the same for boys? How is this different/the same for different groups of girls and boys?

· What are the key programmes, institutions, supply-side services, stakeholders influencing the lives of girls in relation to these impact areas and girls’ empowerment more generally? [2]

· What are girls’ experiences of agency (in relation to value, voice, connections)? How does this interact with the impact areas (health, education, safety, economic empowerment)? How is this different/the same for boys? How is this different/the same for different groups of girls and boys?

c. Understanding underlying gender norms

· What are the underlying gender norms and roles influencing the above (in relation to value, voice, connections and Girl Effect’s impact areas of health, education, safety, economic empowerment)? Are girls and boys valued differently? How so? What are the social expectations placed on girls and boys?

· What are the risks to girls and boys when challenging traditional gender norms?

· What resources do girls have access to(?) compared to boys? Who controls these resources?

· What are dominant understandings of masculinities?

· Who are the key influencers in the lives of girls? Who are the gatekeepers/powerbrokers in the lives of girls?

· How is the relationship between boys and girls? Girls and parents/gatekeepers/powerbrokers?

· Who challenges gender inequality and how? How do boys, men and women perpetuate inequitable and equitable gender norms?

The gender analysis will also inform the following:

· What the in-depth qualitative research should cover and which areas need a deeper dive

· Initial recommendations for country change objectives, targeting and regional focus

Methodology

The gender analysis will be based on a comprehensive desk review, including key informant interviews. The review will include qualitative as well as quantitative data (e.g. from DHS).

Key Deliverables

· Inception meeting with Girl Effect to discuss and agree the detailed methodology for the research

· Inception report reviewed and agreed with Girl Effect

· Draft report on the research findings for Girl Effect review and feedback, for each country

· A summary brief (in PowerPoint) containing highlights from the research, for each country

· Final report (one for each country), including a 4-page executive summary, no longer than 40 pages. The report will include recommendations on key areas that Girl Effect should investigate further in future qualitative research and initial recommendations for priority areas for country change objectives.

· Dashboard/database of key findings that can be updated on a regular basis by Girl Effect staff as new research emerges.

· Dissemination meeting to Girl Effect staff

· Dissemination meeting during onboarding of qualitative research partner

Consultancy oversight

The consultancy will be overseen by the Director, Gender Strategy who is based in Girl Effect’s London office.

Required skills and experience

· A Master’s Degree or equivalent in international development, sociology, political science, gender

· Deep understanding of and experience working in India and Indonesia

· Strong background in gender analysis and social norms

· Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing

Annex 1:

Girl Effect’s Theory of Change

Our Theory of Change provides a map of how we think change happens and our objective to shape a ‘new normal’ and ultimately a new reality for girls. This new reality is a world in which girls have agency², are healthy, safe, economically

secure and educated (our impact). We know that girls’ agency (understood as value, voice and connections) is central to girls having access to and control over these assets. To achieve this impact, Girl Effect understands the need for changes to happen at different levels – for girls themselves, for adolescent boys, for girls’ families, communities and the wider environment.

As a first step, this means reframing the way girls are seen, how their needs are understood and how girls are valued across these different levels, supported by robust research and learning. This reframing is a process to positively change awareness, beliefs and attitudes and ultimately behaviours, both for girls themselves and those around them (intermediate outcomes). This will help shape a ‘new normal’ in which girls are able to take action on issues important to them, both individually and collectively through their social networks (outcomes) with other girls and with wider youth networks.

The importance of an enabling environment. To enable girls to take action in their own lives we are cautious not to expect girls to do this alone, but recognise that alongside the step of girls becoming confident, informed and connected, with self esteem, aspirations, skills and voice, we need to influence adolescent boys, families

and communities in order to shift discriminatory gender norms. Engagement with girls’ wider communities helps to create an environment where those in power are more likely to value and understand the issues important to girls and

support their meaningful participation in society. These changes will be reinforced by girls becoming more visible and active in the public eye through a more positive portrayal of girls in popular culture – both directly through our branded products and through others engaging with these products. This will be enabled by our efforts in partnership

with others to increase girls’ access to media and technology, and will be further amplified by decision makers who increasingly support girls to play a greater role in society.

The importance of working with strategic partners. We recognise that whilst we reach boys, family members and the wider community through our brand presence, content and networks, our brands are primarily focused on girls – and

increasingly youth – and the changes we aim to achieve for them. As such, we believe it is essential to work with progressive partners who can leverage our brands, content and products in order to achieve long-lasting outcomes for girls through engagement with adolescent boys, girls’ families and communities. We also recognise the

importance of these partners in mobilising girls to engage with decision makers to advocate for their needs and rights and see value in influencing media organisations to portray girls more positively. This way of working allows us to adapt

our brands and content to achieve the maximum possible impact to create a multiplier effect across societies and generations.

Key assumptions underpinning our work:

  1. An integrated and multi-sectoral approach to change, with multiple activity strands that address the demand and supply side of reframing the value of girls and create a ‘new normal’ for girls, is the most effective way to achieve positive impact on complex issues affecting them.

  2. Branded media platforms are capable of shifting discriminatory individual and collective attitudes and gender norms and contribute to behaviour change.

  3. Brands add value to individual interventions, amplify their impact and have the potential to quickly reach a critical mass.

These three assumptions inform our organisational learning framework.

[1] Note: Girl Effect has conducted an initial landscape analysis of India in 2015. It is expected that this consultancy will build on this work.

[2] Note: Girl Effect drives demand to existing supply-side services. Therefore, it is important for Girl Effect to understand what types of services do and do not exist.

How to apply:

How to apply

· A proposed methodology to meet the research objectives

· A preliminary work plan (reflecting your own availability)

· Budget detailing consultancy days

· Examples of similar work

Submissions to be emailed to Katherine Nichol (Katherine.nichol@girleffect.org) with “Indonesia and India Gender Analysis” in the subject line of the e-mail, on or before 15 November. Proposals may be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Myanmar: Consulting Opportunity “Carry out a Labour Market Survey for Young People of Landless/Marginal Famers Households from Bogale Township”

Organization: World Vision
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 11 Nov 2016

Terms of Reference for a Consulting Firm

World Vision Myanmar

Purpose of consultancy

Carry out a Labour Market Survey for Young People of Landless/Marginal Famers Households from Bogale Township

Type

International and National

Name and title of person with operational responsibility:

Christophe Loubaton, Chief of Party, LIFT Projects

Period of Consultancy:

November 2016 to February 2017

  1. BACKGROUND

Myanmar is a country in transition, having recently held its first democratic elections in 20 years. With these elections has come an opening up of the country as many sanctions by other countries have been lifted. The economy has been changing rapidly and will most likely continue to do so for the foreseeable future. It is therefore important, when looking at economic sectors, to consider the probable changes which will come as borders continue to open up, trade relations normalize and investments accelerate.

Myanmar is primarily a rural country which relies heavily on its agricultural sector as a source of national income. Agriculture, hunting and forestry are the largest employers in the country accounting for half of total employment. Manufacturing employs only about 6% of economically active population. The remainder of the population is employed in the low-end service sector which is mainly divided between trade/repairs (10.5%), miscellaneous productive activities (7.9%) and renting and business activities (7.1%).

Average farm size in Myanmar is 6.7 acres which is moderate by regional standards. Poor households have smaller land holdings than less-poor households with 4.4 and 7.3 acres respectively. Because of the importance of the agricultural sector in Myanmar, small farm size is correlated to poverty.

Landlessness is found in 50% of the population which consider their primary occupation as agriculture. They are mostly employed as casual workers and tend to be poorer than land owning households.

World Vision Myanmar is implementing a project titled “Growing Livelihoods in Bogale” funded by the Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) for three years which aims to improve the economic status, nutritional outcomes, and resilience of landless and vulnerable HHs in 30 villages in Bogale Township, Ayeyarwady Division. This is aligned with LIFT’s overall purpose of increasing livelihood resilience and nutrition of poor people in Myanmar, and Delta priorities of increasing economic opportunities for landless poor and addressing vulnerabilities. This project will be implemented from September 2015 to December 2018.

  1. PURPOSE

The purpose is to understand the labour market and business opportunities in the Bogale township are and in Yangon City which is vital for demand-driven TVET and Technical Non Formal Education (TNFE) interventions. Therefore, a comprehensive labour market survey will form the basis for different TVET and TNFE interventions and facilitate understanding of important elements, from skill areas with market demand to the types of jobs and employment opportunities available. The survey will also assess potential TVET and TNFE providers and training institutions to find out their capacity and capability to offer quality skills training and professional courses demanded in the market.

To this end, World Vision Myanmar intends to undertake a labour market survey that covers the Bogale townships and selected villages and Yangon City to inform the opportunities for employment/self-employment for young people that are members of landless and marginal farmer households. World Vision Myanmar is looking for consulting firms or research institutes with significant relevant experience and skills to undertake this survey. The result of the survey is expected to become a basis for development of relevant provision of marked-demanded skills training.

  1. OBJECTIVES:

The objectives of this consulting assignment are to identify the major constraints facing job-seekers and potential entrepreneurs from landless/marginal farmer households and to understand where growth, and jobs growth is most likely to occur. This assessment will form the foundation for the outputs on training for jobs and entrepreneurship. All findings will be disaggregated by gender.

The objectives of this assessment are:

Ø Analyze the economic activities of Bogale township, its relationships with other urban centers and how this affects the market opportunities for employment/self-employment

Ø Assess the education and skills levels of young people (ages 15 to 25) living in selected villages of Bogale Township and their capacity/constrains to engage in the labor markets and self-employment in Bogale area and in Yangon city

Ø Identify type of jobs that are available in main markets (Bogale Township, Delta region, Yangon City) that can be filled by TVET/TNFE graduates, with a special focus on highly demanded skills

Ø Find out skill gaps in the market; this should be classified into:

a) Specific type of jobs available and locations.

b) Level of skill required, including attention to aspects of gender and location, initial educational attainment required

Ø Identify the key training courses appropriate for youth living in Bogale villages

Ø Identify TVET/TNFE service providers present in Bogale Township and Yangon in relation to the provision of identified market-demanded courses.

Ø Suggest improvements to existing curricula or suggest development new curricula for developing demanded skills

Ø Assess the importance of accreditation of trainees to engage in the labor market

Ø Identify opportunities for apprenticeship or on the job training with private sector actors in the Bogale township, Delta Region and Yangon city

Ø Identify trends in any key employment-creating sectors in the region

Ø Find out the potential for small business creation for youth living in selected villages of Bogale Township.

  1. SCOPE OF WORK

The consulting firm will:

Ø Assess the capacity of TVET/TNFE service providers to carry out trainings for the identified courses and to provide a detail of their constrains. This with a particular focus on:

a) Center capacity: training classrooms, machines, washing and sanitary facilities, suitability of center location, etc.

b) Instructors: Experience, level of education, trained or untrained, etc.

c) Working relation with GoUM and whether accredited by the government.

d) Specifically, find out the capacity gaps for the provision of higher technical skills in order to establish pathways to higher education

Ø Identify private sector actors that can provide on the job trainings and apprenticeship opportunities for at least 100 trainees in Bogale Township and in Yangon

Ø Identify potential constrains in the Myanmar context that hinders a dynamic labor market, especially for women

Ø Identify other economically significant sectors where skills deficiencies might constrain future employment and economic growth.

Ø Visit and hold discussions with private employers to find out their attitude towards provision of internships, and identify ways to create stronger linkages with TVET graduates.

Ø Identify companies in Bogale, Ayeyarwaddy Region and Yangon City that can provide jobs to vulnerable youth from Bogale Township villages

Ø Identify challenges faced by TVET graduates in getting employment, especially females, and provide relevant recommendations and ways of creating decent work for females.

Ø Advice on innovative trades that are in demand

  1. METHODOLOGY

The consultant/consulting firm is expected to come up with the best approaches for undertaking this labor market survey. However, the following guiding principles should be taken into consideration:

Ø Desk review of secondary data including project documents, assessments, evaluations and previous labor market surveys.

Ø Gender disaggregated focus group discussions with youth in selected villages of Bogale Township

Ø Interviews with private sector employers, TVET/TNFE centers, relevant government ministries, industries, consultants/consulting firms that have done research/assessments in Myanmar, LIFT, IOM, ILO.

Ø Extensive mapping of gender disggregated labor market needs through primary data collection.

Ø Directly interviews with key staff undertaking the project.

Ø Meetings with companies that have job opportunities for youth in Bogale Township, other Ayeyarwaddy townships and in Yangon city

Consultant/consulting firm is exected to

  1. DELIVERABLES

Ø Deliverables of the service will be assessed and approved as per the objectives, scope and methodology described above.

Ø Inception report in the initial 2 weeks: detailing the methodology including the main research methods, the sampling framework, proposed sources of data, procedures for data collection and analysis, and a draft but detailed table of contents. The proposed research tools will be discussed and approved by World Vision Myanmar before data collection commences.

Ø Report on the findings of the labor market assessment with recommendations for the implementation of technical skills development and entrepreneurship

a) The report will have substantive sections that mirror the bulleted list of 3 and 4, plus a section that describes data sources used for the report

Ø An annex to the report will contain a list of contacts, informants and organizations consulted (both public and private)

Ø Desk research summary document, highlighting key market sectors and related statistics

Ø An electronic copy of all data collection tools and the labor market study data set.

Ø A presentation summarizing the findings

  1. EXPERIENCE OF CONSULTING FIRM AND ASSGINED STAFF

Ø Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in research and labor market studies.

Ø Assigned staff should have post-graduate degree in Social Sciences, Business, Economics, Statistics or related field.

Ø Technical expertise in assessing issues of labor market demand and supply and the ability to draw strong and valid conclusions.

Ø Strong knowledge of TVET programs is essential.

Ø Strong background and experience in data collection and analysis.

  1. LOGISTICS

WVM can assist with logistics for the timely completion of this consultancy, including:

Ø Domestic travel arrangements

Ø Field visits

Ø Accommodation

Ø Visa assistance

Ø Identification of enumerators/interviewers

Needs for support on these items should be reflected in the proposal and will be part of the proposal evaluation.

  1. PROPOSAL AND BUDGET:

Proponents should submit a proposal with a detail implementation plan, describing the methodology and tools to be used in the Labor Market Assessment as well as a schedule, starting on December 7th.

Along with the proposal, interested Consulting Firms should submit a detailed budget including level of effort for each staff, staff fees; transportation & accommodation costs and others necessary to carry out this consultancy service. It is preferred that Myanmar nationals are part of the team as WVM will have limited capacity to provide support staff for international consultant. erm

How to apply:

Closing Date: 11th November, 2016 – Myanmar Standard Time

Interested applicants should submit a proposal including consulting service cost with a resume/CV attached to Htee_Khu_Shi@wvi.org with subject line, “**Provide technical support to M&E team involved in livelihood and financial inclusion projects**”. Submission deadline via email is 11th November, 2016 before 5 pm,

no late submission will be considered.

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Poland: Consultant: Ensuring an Enabling Environment for Civil Society as it Relates to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Organization: Community of Democracies
Country: Poland
Closing date: 17 Nov 2016

About the Community of Democracies

The Community of Democracies (CoD) is an international organization that drives the global democracy agenda through common action. It was established in 2000 to bring together governments, civil society and the private sector in the pursuit of a common goal: supporting democratic rules and strengthening democratic norms and institutions around the world.

The Permanent Secretariat of the Community of Democracies (PSCD) is seeking a consultant to write a research-based study and provide recommendations on “The Importance of Ensuring an Enabling Environment for Civil Society as it Relates to the Sustainable Development Goals.”

The activity is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) and aims to support the work of the CoD’s Working Group on Enabling and Protecting Civil Society.

1. Specifications:

a. Title of the study:

“*The* Importance of Ensuring an Enabling Environment for Civil Society as it relates to the Sustainable Development Goals”

b. Context:

Enabling and protecting civil society is a critical element in fostering pluralistic, inclusive, and democratic societies, but is increasingly under threat in many countries around the globe. Civil society is a vehicle for civic participation in the development and implementation of government policies and programs, holding governments to account, and ensuring and delivering sustainable development results. Civic space, which encompasses the fundamental freedoms of expression, association, and peaceful assembly, is being limited through repressive legislation and regulations that unduly restrict civic freedoms.

These include anti-terror laws that limit freedom of expression, public order laws that limit the right to peaceful protest, laws that stigmatize civil society groups as “foreign agents”, laws that create bureaucratic hurdles to receive funding, and laws that restrict freedom online. In addition to formal measures and their corresponding penalties (imprisonment, fines, etc.), informal actions are also increasing: harassment, intimidation, demonization, and bureaucratic burdens.

Yet, while numerous cases of negative impacts of restricting the application of fundamental freedoms on human rights civil society organizations and more traditional development organizations are recorded, there is relatively little research on how this affects a state’s development. There is also a need to examine the argument for enabling and protecting civil society; civil society can play a positive and significant role in the realization of sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Finally, there is a need to look at how sustainable and equitable development depends on respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms and the existence of an independent civil society with the ability to organize itself and engage effectively in multi-stakeholder fora and decision-making processes.

Case studies should, among others, explore the questions as to whether the economic development we are currently witnessing in regions such as sub-Saharan Africa could be strengthened and made more equitable and stable with increased respect for civil and political rights and freedoms. Case studies should also focus on whether denying basic political rights to disadvantaged groups, making it impossible for them to engage peacefully on issues of relevance to them (such as access to resources), results in conflict, leading to instability and the reversal of development gains and inequitable development (e.g. Zimbabwe). The research should also consider more positive cases, like Brazil, where disadvantaged groups took advantage of guaranteed civil and political rights and organized, thus making it possible for them to peacefully assemble and dialogue with government to seek greater influence and access to resources. This case would profit from more in-depth exploration.

c. Objective and description of the study:

The aim of the study to be developed under the auspices of the Community of Democracies’ Working Group on Enabling and Protecting Civil Society (WG EPCS), is to address the linkage between human rights and an enabling environment for civil society – as secured by the respect for and protection of the fundamental freedoms – and the successful realization of the SDGs.

The study is expected to:

  • Broaden the argument in favour of ensuring an enabling environment for civil society by providing evidence of how civil society can play a positive and significant role in the realization of the SDGs, and more generally in economic and social development; and how, by guaranteeing fundamental freedoms, governments can improve their country’s development and ensure that the SDG’s are met at the national level;
  • Support an in-depth argument with a selection of best practices and case studies as to why an enabling environment for civil society is crucial for sustainable, stable and equitable development, including regarding how various types of CSOs contribute to social and economic development;
  • Include recommendations, based on analysis of best practices, as to what steps/actions governments should take with regards to protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms for civil society engagement crucial to secure economic and social development as well as guidance and recommendations on how to use the SDGs as an entry point to demanding governments address fundamental freedom and human rights issues in their country.

Furthermore, the outcome of the research is also expected to:

  • If relevant and substantiated based on the outcome of the research, to provide additional arguments supporting human rights/democracy organizations’ advocacy efforts to highlight the potential negative development-related consequences of targeting the civil society and restricting civic space to rights-restricting regimes;
  • Contribute to the increased understanding of the relationship between basic rights and enabling environment for CSOs; and country economic and social development to advancing CoD work in its “Democracy & Development” priority activity area, and establishing a clear link between this priority area and “Strengthening Civil Society”, that will in turn feed into inter alia technical assistance provided by the CoD.

The study is not to overlap with current efforts by the CoD PSCD to develop and carry out a joint UNDP-CoD-OGP project aimed at developing the supplementary indicators for SDG Goal 16 nor with the TAP Network Goal 16 Toolkit that provides guidance on the nongovernmental stakeholders and governments engagement regarding planning, implementation, follow-up and accountability of Goal 16. Instead, the study should focus on providing reliable evidence to convince governments that an enabling environment for civil society is necessary to ensure sustainable economic and social development, and thus have a direct effect on the fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030.

2. Duties and Responsibilities of the Consultant:

The contracted consultant is expected to:

  • Develop a research methodology to be approved by the Chair of the WG EPCS Chair and PSCD;
  • Undertake necessary research, including conducting a series of interviews with NGO representatives (50% international NGOs, 50% local/national NGOs, particularly in the countries chosen for the case study sections), including members of the International Steering Committee (ISC)[2], to ensure that their perspective and suggestions are reflected in the study. Please note that PSCD does not bear the responsibility to arrange interviews required as part of the research;
  • Write the study on “The Importance of Ensuring an Enabling Environment for Civil Society as it relates to the Sustainable Development Goals” along the specifications outlined above;
  • Share the first draft and present the preliminary research findings and recommendations either during a face-to-face meeting or a conference call to the members of the ISC and WG EPCS – to seek their comments and input before submitting the final version to the PSCD;
  • Lialise with PSCD staff, WG EPCS Chair’s team and with other members of the WG EPCS.

3. Qualifications:

  • Completed university degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably in development field, social science, economics, or other relevant discipline;
  • At least 7 years of professional experience, preferably in the field of democracy/civil society or similar, with prooved track record of completed research and publications or unpublished analytical papers;
  • Professional fluency in English;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Proficient with MS Office suite.

4. Tentative timeframe:

It is anticipated that the assignment will commence at the latest, on December 1, 2016, and will be completed not later than, Friday, 28 April 2017. The following timeline is to be observed:

  • The consultant should send the first complete version of the study by e-mail to PSCD no later than 24 February 2017 at 12:00 hours (Warsaw time) [first version study delivery deadline];

  • The PSCD will transmit its observations and comments to the expert by March 10, 2017, at the latest;

  • Between February 24, 2016 – March 24, 2016, the first version of the study is to be consulted with the WG EPCS during the conference call in February OR during the face to face meeting of the WG EPCS in early March 2017, subject to availability of additional funding to cover the cost of consultant’s attendance of the face-to-face meeting in Geneva;

  • The consultant should deliver the final study no later than 17 April 2017 at 12:00 hours (Warsaw time) [final study delivery deadline];

  • The PSCD will either accept and validate the study within seven (7) working days, and no later than April 26, 2017, or will transmit its observations and comments to the consultant, who then will have five (5) working days to submit the revised version. In the case of major changes, subject to PSCD’s consent, the time for revision can be extended to 10 working days.

5. Transmission of the first version and final study

The first version and final Study should be transmitted to the PSCD’s Working Groups Coordinator, Beata Faracik, by e-mail in Word and PDF format.

6. Remuneration:

The remuneration for research and developing a study is set at 7500 USD, inclusive of all taxes. The price shall be all inclusive and shall cover all the costs borne by the consultant in performance of the order, including VAT and all forms of overheads (i.e. interviews, research tools, possible administrative fee) except travel and accommodation for any and all official presentations taking place in the framework of the WG EPCS meetings.

How to apply:

To apply for the consultant position at the PSCD, please submit your cover letter, CV and at least one research-based writing sample (maximum of 3) you have authored to bfaracik@community-democracies.org.

Please state the following text in the subject field: “Grant 1310-WG EPCS study Consultant (your first and last name)”

In your CV and cover letter please add the following:

”I hereby authorize your organization to process the attached personal information strictly for the purposes of job recruitment pursuant to the Act on Protection of Personal Data of 29 August 1997 (Journal of Laws No. 133 Item 883).”

The closing date for receiving applications is November 17, 2016.

Late submissions will not be considered.

Applicants residing abroad should be prepared for interviews via Skype.

Requests for clarifications can be directed to Beata Faracik (bfaracik@community-democracies.org)

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Kenya: DATA ASSISTANT

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

REPORT TO: DATA OFFICER

PURPOSE:

The Data Assistant will be responsible for maintaining patient files within the site in a good chronological order as advised from time to time.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Management of the filing system at the facility;

· Maintenance of files to ensure they are in good order:

· Retrieve and file documents as requested from time to time:

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

Academic Qualifications:

Formal Secondary Education

Professional Qualifications:

None

Experience:

1 – 2 years’ experience

How to apply:

How to Apply:

Kindly send your application, cover letter and current CV with the names of three professional referees to hr@mgickenya.org on or before 4th November, 2016 with subject: DATA ASSISTANT

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Kenya: DATA OFFICER

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

REPORTS TO: FACILITY IN CHARGE AND M&E SPECIALIST

PURPOSE:

The Site Data Officer will be responsible for patient health records and patient files within the site. The role will include updating IQCare and generating facility reports.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Management of the filing system at the facility;

· Data reconstruction and computerization from source documents as required;

· Data entry and updating of data management tools and routine data in the IQCare database;

· Data quality assessments for CCC patient records;

· Compile monthly facility reports (e.g. MOH 711, MOH 731), upload to DHIS and share with SCHMT as required;

· Facility level data analysis and implementation of DDIU strategies; and

· Disseminate monthly and quarterly reports to the facility multi-disciplinary team.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

Academic Qualifications:

College Diploma with a specialization in Health Records and Information, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Public Health Informatics, Statistics or Mathematics

Professional Qualifications:

None

Experience:

1 – 3 years’ experience

How to apply:

Kindly send your application, cover letter and current CV with the names of three professional referees to hr@mgickenya.org on or before 4th November, 2016 with subject: DATA OFFICER

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Research Analyst

Organization: Other Solutions Consulting
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 18 Nov 2016

OTHER SOLUTIONS Consulting is seeking a Research Analyst to join our growing analysis department. The position will be a paid internship of 6 months, with the possibility of extension after this period subject to performance and review.

Position: Research Analyst

Line manager: The Research Analyst will be line managed by the head of OTHER SOLUTIONS Consulting‘s Analysis Department and the Managing Director.

The following constitutes a guideline of the tasks involved:

Administrative tasks

  • Formatting and proofreading of documents
  • Developing visual tools for economic and geopolitical analysis
  • Supporting with the organisation of ad-hoc events

Knowledge and Skills

  • Undergraduate and Masters Degree in a field related to International Relations or lnternational Security required.
  • Strong knowledge of West Africa.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Excellent command of writing and communication in English and French.
  • Other languages e.g. Arabic, Tamazigh, Haussa not essential but preferred.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong organistaional skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver products to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work with a team and autonomously.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Research and Analysis

One of the major aspects of this role is geopolitical and security analysis. As such, the Research Analyst will regularly be expected to gather and record data, produce documents, and present the outcome of the research both in writing and orally.

  • Analysis of contexts where OTHER SOLUTIONS Consulting is present/has interest + on a need basis and as decided by OSC
  • Analysis of specific incidents to inform clients
  • Daily Context Monitoring
  • Delivery of Presentations to clients and OSC team
  • Analysis of Political Risk
  • Developing and maintaining communication with sources on the ground
  • Conduct a mapping exercise to identify new markets
  • Prepare reports, best practices and follow-up documents in relation to our activities
  • Supervised interactions with clients
  • Organisation of training resources and sessions
  • Work with selected partners and experts to draft the background documents for marketing tools
  • Support the Analysis Team by framing common analysis documents, or when needed replacing an analyst and produce docs on other regions.
  • Representation as a spectator or as a participant to events
  • Supporting the office on a needs basis
  • Possibility to be deployed on the field on short notice

Any other activity, as agreed with the Employee’s line manager, which can reasonably fall within the Analyst’s remit.

OTHER SOLUTIONS Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

How to apply:

Applicants interested in joining our analyst team should submit a cover letter and CV applying for the position to contact@othersolutions.eu

Interviews will be held at our London office, in the weeks following the closing date.

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Kenya: Knowledge Management and M&E Manager

Organization: Adam Smith International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Knowledge Management and M&E Manager

Period of Performance

Start date: 01 December 2016

End Date: 31 November 2017

Home Location: Nairobi

Background

The Somalia Stability Fund is a multi-donor fund working towards a peaceful, secure, and stable Somalia. It offers Somali stakeholders a source of multi-year funding that can respond to local needs and opportunities. Its aim is to provide sustained support over the longer term to local process of building stability in Somalia, and to help areas become stable over the medium-term whilst building their linkages to a national framework.

It seeks to be flexible, and to respond to the context as it evolves, addressing priorities and approaches developed by local stakeholders. The Stability Fund aims to address the security, development and political drivers of conflict to achieve the following outcomes:

  1. Legitimate, viable governance structures that are able to make and enforce rules locally; and

  2. Existing and emerging conflicts are brought to conclusion and risks of future conflicts are mitigated.

The SSF is guided by key principles of local ownership and sustainability. It is committed to high-quality programming. This entails investments that:

  • generate and use high quality evidence on Somalia, and adapt in light of it;

  • build on the organizational capacity of its investees/partners;

  • foster partnerships between Somali and International organizations;

  • deliver value for money; and

  • deliver lasting and meaningful impact

The Fund seeks to promote innovative and diverse investments that enhance local capacity, support local priorities, and contribute towards peace and stability in Somalia. As a learning organization, it invests directly in understanding the Somali context, political and conflict dynamics, and the impact of its investments.

Purpose

As the Fund grows in complexity and size, SSF will have a robust Knowledge Management and Communications Unit (KMCU) responsible for all aspects of Fund and Investment level monitoring, evaluation, reporting, learning and communications. The Knowledge Management & M&E Manager will supervise the four-member KMCU, lead learning and capacity building efforts for staff and SSF partners, oversee enhancements to the Knowledge Management Database, and develop and enforce the SSF II Results Framework.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Results Framework Development

  • Lead revisions and adaptation of the SSF II results framework and Theory of Change, in coordination with DFID, in order to ensure that it is aligned with the overall SSF II Strategy and emerging learning.

  • Monitor progress, support impact evaluation and ensure that the results framework remains relevant vis-à-vis emerging evidence and learning.

Coordination

  • Through the Team Leader, coordinate closely with DFID, the Secretariat Office (SO) and the SSF Fund Manager team on all issues related to knowledge management, learning, reporting and communications.

  • Enable the Team Leader to facilitate information sharing to support the SO policy advisors and Conflict advisor.

  • Ensure that feedback from the SO on evolving strategy informs implementation

Investment Performance & Learning Plan

  • Lead implementation of the SSF II Investment Performance & Learning Plan, including M&E guidelines, tools and systems for SSF and its partners

  • Review Investee reports, and ensure key results and learning are captured and easily accessible on the Knowledge Management Database

  • Provide oversight and support to the Performance & Learning Management Analyst and the M&E and Database Manager

  • Develop tools and enhance Investment Managers capacity to track and report on investment performance and learning of their respective portfolios

  • Lead Monthly, quarterly and annual report development with Team Leader support and guidance

  • Coordinate closely with the Gender Advisor, to ensure gender is integrated into all aspects of SSF investment design, M&E and reporting.

Learning

  • Manage the SSF learning log, and contribute to ASI Somalia learning log, including implementing actions agreed against each learning

  • Organize Learning Forums for Investees and SSF staff to share information

  • Coach, guide and mentor SSF team and partners as needed

  • Lead capacity building for staff and investees on all aspects of M&E and Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA); and, in coordination with experts, lead thematic training on gender, conflict sensitive programming (Do No Harm), Value for Money (VfM) assessments and other themes based on need

  • Ensure all M&E and learning systems and approaches are applied consistently across the SSF core team and partners

  • Identify capacity gaps and develop TORs to draw upon additional Short Term Technical Assistance to deliver training to SSF staff and investees

  • Ensure evidence gathered through research feeds into programming and that SSF investment adapt to the evolving strategy of SSF II.

  • Enrich the SSF II strategy with input from SSF investments and learning from implementation experience

Communicating Learning & Results

  • Develop communications products and in order for the Team Leader to share information on learning to a wider audience in addition to SSF partners and donors

  • Coordinate the deliverables and support expected from the Communications Specialist and the Communications Advisor

Oversee Research to Measure Outcome and Impact

  • Provide quality assurance and guidance for Investee Baseline and End-line research

  • Oversee thematic impact evaluations to generate a body of evidence to inform future investment and programming decisions

  • Develop TORs, manage procurement and selection of research firms to measure SSF’s overall outcomes and impact.

  • Manage research and M&E firms selected for specific work streams

Deliverables

  • SSF Learning Log

  • Semi-annual Learning and Capacity Building training plan

  • Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Reports

  • Results Framework including log frame updated annually

  • Annual Thematic and Regional Learning Documents

  • Other Deliverables as requested by the Team Leader

Reporting

The Knowledge Management and M&E Manager will report to the SSF II Team Leader.

Qualifications

  • Minimum ten years’ experience managing monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management for large complex projects

  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences

  • Minimum seven years’ experience leading research aimed at measuring outcome and impact level change

  • 5 years’ experience in Somalia or other Fragile and Conflict Affected Country

  • Substantive knowledge and prior experience working on governance, stabilization or peacebuilding programs

  • Fluency in Somali highly desirable but not required.

How to apply:

All applications to be sent by email to admin.africa@adamsmithinternational.com

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Haiti: Coordinateur programme aménagement urbain – Port–au-Prince – HAITI – H/F

Organization: Croix-Rouge Française
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 17 Nov 2016

Contexte du poste

La Croix-Rouge française (CRF) est intervenue dans les camps de déplacés dès 2010 en menant des distributions de secours d’urgence (articles non alimentaires, abris, camionnage d’eau et lutte contre le choléra). Dès 2013, son intervention s’est transformée vers une approche d’autonomisation des services de base afin de renforcer la capacité de la population déplacée à autogérer les services disponibles dans ses espaces de vie jusqu’à ce qu’une solution durable soit identifiée pour fermer ou formaliser les sites.

A cet effet, elle a mis en oeuvre, avec le soutien de la Croix-Rouge américaine, un programme d’autonomisation de 8 camps dans les communes de Delmas et de Port-au-Prince entre novembre 2013 et juin 2015.

La CRF, en partenariat avec la Croix-Rouge canadienne, a développé une proposition de projet visant à étudier les possibilités d’urbanisation du quartier Villambetta abritant le camp Villambetta. La proposition a été validée par le gouvernement canadien, en juillet 2015. Ce projet comporte 3 résultats à savoir : améliorer l’intégration du camp Villambetta dans le plan urbain de Port-au-Prince, améliorer et assurer la sécurisation des infrastructures, les accès aux routes, les espaces publics et les services du camp pour une intégration durable et améliorer la résilience des résidents des camps et des communautés voisines.

Le projet s’appuie sur différents partenaires dont les principaux sont l’OIM et l’Unité de Construction de Logements et de Bâtiments Publics (UCLBP), l’agence du gouvernement haïtien en charge de la reconstruction des logements. La Croix-Rouge canadienne mettra en oeuvre un projet similaire sur le camp de Radio Commerce.

Le Poste

Fonction

Le coordinateur programme aménagement urbain aura pour fonction de :

  • Coordonner la mise en oeuvre du programme camps/planification urbaine sur la commune de Port-au-Prince en appuyant la formalisation et l’identification de solutions durables pour la réinstallation des personnes vivant dans les camps de déplacés ciblés, ainsi qu’appuyer les bénéficiaires dans la gestion des services de base
  • Coordonner la mise en oeuvre du programme avec la Croix-Rouge canadienne
  • Assurer la coordination avec les acteurs du Mouvement CR, les agences humanitaires, les institutions et les autorités locales et nationales
  • Assurer le développement et le suivi de partenariats opérationnels avec des acteurs externes qui seront intégrés sur des activités spécifiques de la programmation camp
  • Assurer la veille et travailler en coordination avec les autres acteurs techniques impliqués dans les camps afin de couvrir les besoins prioritaires des populations et d’éviter la duplication de l’aide sur un même site de personnes déplacées.
  • Assurer le développement stratégique et opérationnel de la programmation camp de la CRF, notamment autour de la thématique ” formalisation/transformation » des camps
  • Travailler en coordination avec les autres secteurs d’activités de la CRF
  • Travailler en étroite coordination, et dispenser un appui technique si besoin aux équipes de la CR canadienne dans la mise en oeuvre de leur projet sur le thématique camp
  • Coordonner les responsables thématiques dont il/elle a la charge et assurer la transversalité des interventions par une approche multisectorielle

Lien hiérarchique

Travaille sous la responsabilité directe du chef de délégation. L’équipe opérationnelle est composée d’un coordinateur programme aménagement urbain, de 3 délégués expatriés et 2 responsables projets nationaux.

Liens fonctionnels

Pour mener à bien sa mission, le coordinateur programme aménagement urbain devra collaborer avec les différents référents techniques au siège (bureau RRC (Réduction des Risques de Catastrophes), bureau EHASA/construction sur les aspects lies à l’eau, l’assainissement, la gestion des déchets, l’habitat et la relance économique et le bureau de soutien psychosocial au siège de la CRF. en charge de l’accompagnement du projet.
Coordination / coopération
Pour mener à bien sa mission, le coordinateur programme aménagement urbain, appuyé par son équipe devra se coordonner et coopérer avec :

  • La communauté et les parties prenantes des camps ciblés et des quartiers avoisinants
  • La Société National Hôte (Croix-Rouge haitienne)
  • Le(s) partenaire(s) opérationnel(s) choisi(s) et plus particulièrement pour le volet relance économique
  • Les autorités correspondantes
  • Les institutions étatiques, ONG, les Nations Unies, et autres interlocuteurs externes sur sa zone de responsabilité
  • La FICR (Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge) et les Sociétés Nationales Partenaires (dont la Croix-Rouge canadienne, implémentant un projet similaire sur le camp Radio Commerce)
  • Les différents acteurs des tables sectorielles spécifiques aux problématiques liées aux camps

Responsabilités

  • Élaboration de la planification opérationnelle et développement de la stratégie du programme camp
  • Identification et coordination des partenaires du projet
  • Garantie de la qualité des opérations mises en oeuvre
  • Représentation et coordination avec les autres acteurs présents
  • Supervision, suivi et évaluation du programme
  • Gestion administrative / RH et logistique des programmes
  • Gestion de l’information et reporting

Le profil du candidat

Eléments de profil

Formation : Bac +3 ou Bac +5 en aménagement du territoire/urbanisme/géographe et en gestion de projet
Compétences et expériences indispensables et/ou appréciées

  • Expérience humanitaire requise de 4 ans minimum dans des organisations humanitaires
  • Bonne maîtrise des outils méthodologiques et approches du M&E (exemple : méthodologie d’enquête)
  • Expérience dans la gestion de partenariat
  • Expérience en coordination avec des autorités nationales
  • Expérience en programme intégré/multisectoriel utilisant une approche communautaire
  • Expérience de travail en contexte camp/quartier défavorisé
  • Excellente capacités rédactionnelles et d’analyse
  • Maîtrise de l’informatique (pack office, SIG…)
  • Compétences en management
  • Excellente coordination et gestion de l’information
  • Patience et bonne autonomie et capacité de travailler sous pression
  • Bonnes capacités d’analyse et de reporting
  • Compétences en urbanisation/aménagement du territoire
  • Connaissance ou expérience du Mouvement Croix-Rouge vivement souhaitée
  • Expérience de travail en Haïti
  • Connaissances basiques en WASH, ainsi que dans les domaines réduction des risques (RRC) et de la protection (psychosociale) et de la relance économique
  • Expérience de projet dans des contextes péri-urbains
  • Connaissance de logiciel de cartographie, de saisie et analyse d’enquête (Sphinx)

Langues

  • Français et anglais courants indispensables (à l’écrit et à l’oral)
  • Créole haïtien est un plus

Résumé :

  • Lieu de la mission: Port- au-Prince
  • Durée de la mission: 04 mois
  • A pourvoir: novembre 2016
  • Date limite de dépôt de candidatures : le 04/11/2016
  • Statut : expatrié

La Croix-Rouge française se réserve la possibilité de clore un recrutement avant la date d’échéance de l’annonce et de dépôt des candidatures. Merci de votre compréhension.

Pré-requis :

  • Passeport d’une validité supérieure à 6 mois au moment du départ prévu ;
  • Carnet de vaccinations à jour / aptitude à voyager.

Pour mieux connaitre le mouvement Croix-Rouge et Croissant-Rouge, nous vous invitons à suivre deux formations en ligne, gratuites et accessibles à tous.

La réalisation de ces formations constitue un plus dans votre candidature :

W.O.R.C. (World of Red Cross and Red Crescent) : cette formation en ligne est consacrée aux principes fondamentaux et au fonctionnement du Mouvement Croix-Rouge et Croissant-Rouge. A travers 12 modules elle aborde des sujets tels que l’origine et l’histoire du mouvement, ses principes fondamentaux, l’emblème, la Fédération internationale, le CICR et les sociétés nationales. Elle est destinée à tous : volontaires, salariés, adhérents ou aux personnes désirant en savoir plus sur le plus grand mouvement humanitaire au monde.

Stay Safe, quant à elle, est destinée à tous les personnels amenés à effectuer des missions internationales au nom de la Fédération ou d’une société nationale de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge. Le cours a pour objectif de développer une culture commune de la gestion de la sécurité au sein du Mouvement. Elle permet ainsi une meilleure compréhension des principales menaces et risques que courent les acteurs humanitaires sur le terrain et propose des solutions pour en limiter l’impact. Vous trouverez ces cours sur la Plate-forme d’apprentissage e-learning ouverte à tous de la Fédération Internationale de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge en cliquant sur le lien suivant : https://ifrc.csod.com/client/ifrc/default.aspx

How to apply:

Postuler directement sur le site de la CRF

http://emploi.national.croix-rouge.fr/fe/tpl_croixrouge02.asp?newms=jj&id=71864&newlang=2

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Georgia: National Experts on Social Science Research (Georgia)

Organization: Democracy Reporting International
Country: Georgia
Closing date: 30 Oct 2016

Position title: National experts on social science research (short-term)
Contract Period: November – December 2016
Contract Days (indicative): 6-13 days per researcher
Start Date: 2 November 2016

Background. With funding from the German Foreign Office, Democracy Reporting International (DRI) and the Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA) are implementing a project “Strengthening political pluralism in Georgia”. The aim of the project is to contribute to strengthening of political pluralism in Georgia by fostering an impartial facts-based debate on the problem of political polarisation.

Polarisation along the political party lines is a long-standing problem in Georgia. The high level of polarisation has been singled out as a serious problem by the European Union, Council of Europe and the OSCE. While Georgia’s progress in building democracy is widely recognised, the widespread polarisation of public and political life remains a critical obstacle to its consolidation, and carries a price for political stability and management capacity and efficiency of the state.

Georgian civil society organisations are struggling to respond effectively to this challenge. In a nine-month fact finding project, DRI and GYLA are aiming to jointly advance the knowledge on the causes and effects of the political polarisation in Georgia, by working together on areas such as:

• Fact finding and analysis on the subject of political polarisation through discussion, research, media monitoring and comparative international inputs.
• Enabling the public debate about political polarisation in Georgia, through publication briefing papers, media materials and other reports.
• Development of strategies and tools to be employed by the civil society to overcome extreme political polarisation.

Assignment objective and research tracks. The project is currently seeking qualified Georgian short-term experts to conduct research on the following tracks:

Expert I – Mapping existing studies: Conduct an assessment research that will map out and assess the existing studies by Georgian and international experts on the subject of political polarisation in Georgia. The study should also include a comprehensive yet brief review of relevant reports and statements by international organisations (such as the EU, the OSCE, the Council of Europe, USAID and others) and international media (6 working days).

Expert II – Mapping negative effects of political polarisation: Conduct research on the negative effects and costs of extreme political polarisation in Georgia. The set of criteria and indicators of extreme political polarisation will be developed jointly with GYLA and DRI. The study should contain case studies and concrete examples and manifestations of polarisation in Georgia’s public and political life (13 working days).

Expert III – Assessment of the legal and political system. Conduct an analysis and assessment of Georgia’s constitutional and legal system set up with a view to identify specific institutional arrangements and aspects of the political-legal system that are contributing to political polarisation (10 working days).

Assignment details and expert role. The selected experts will carry out the following tasks under the supervision of DRI and GYLA’s project team:

• Propose an analytical framework and brief methodology for each of the above studies to be validated by DRI and GYLA.
• Conduct research and present the first draft to DRI and GYLA for commenting and feedback. After DRI and GYLA input and comments, the experts will integrate proposed changes and deliver the final draft of the study.
• Be available for Skype and in-person meetings and consultations with DRI and GYLA and international experts engaged in the project.
• Be available for a presentation of their research results at the project concluding event in Tbilisi in mid-December 2016.

The exact level of the expert’s input, as well as the methodology and format for each study will be agreed with GYLA and DRI prior to the start of the assignment. All studies must be drafted and presented in English or Georgian.

Dates and duration of assignment: The assignment must start as soon as possible. Delivery date for all studies will be agreed with DRI and GYLA and should be no later than 1 December 2016.

Location: The experts will work from their home base.

Qualifications:

• A university degree or higher in political science, law, economics, human rights, political science or another social science discipline.
• At least 7 years of relevant work experience in academia, think tanks or civil society organisations, including demonstrated experience of researching and publishing on Georgia’s political landscape with a focus on political parties and the country’s media landscape.
• A very good knowledge and access to the national political parties, academia and/or civil society.
• A proven record of drafting high quality analytical publications in English and/or Georgian.
• Experience of working in politically sensitive environments.
• Highly fluent or native speaker level in Georgian, fluency in English highly desirable.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send the following documents to n.baghashvili@gyla.ge AND europe@democracy-reporting.org:

• An updated CV, including a list of relevant publications;
• A brief cover letter;
• A brief concept note outlining the proposed methodological approach.

Please include “Local experts on social science research – Georgia” in the subject line and indicate for which of the positions you are applying for (e.g. Expert II).

The closing date for applications is 30 October 2016. The roles may be filled before the deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Kenya: Information & Database Officer

Organization: AECOM International Development Inc.
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 08 Nov 2016

Objective

The Information and Database Officer is a local national position and will be responsible for program information and database management for TIS+. Under the direction of the Senior Governance and Strategic Communication Advisor and Deputy Chief of Party, s/he will support communications’ activities such as development of success stories and data management for the TIS+ PIKA database.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

· Working closely with the Senior Activities Officer, and Senior Governance and Strategic Communication Advisor and relevant Program Development Officers to identify activities contributing to success stories under TIS+.

· Manage production of project marketing materials such as success stories, multimedia production, presentations, and strategy rationale briefs in collaboration with program staff.

· Train staff on communication tools available to capture “transforming lives” stories incorporated into the TIS+ weekly reporting.

· In coordination with the TIS+ Senior Activities Officer and Senior Governance and Strategic Communication Advisor, support data management for the TIS+ PIKA (Activities) database; help ensure activity files are well drafted and in good order and financial and M&E data is entered into each activity file in an accurate and timely manner.

· Support periodic report production, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual TIS+ reports, as well as other reporting documents, as required. Support information gathering, report writing, report editing and document finalization.

· Ensure communications products from the TIS+ program and local partners are compliant with USAID branding and marking plan.

· Collaborate with other public relations, media and communications partners under the TIS+ program as required including interface with local, regional and national media outlets.

· In coordination with the TIS+ Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist, support management of M&E data and database; ensure data is properly compiled and input into TIS+ systems in a timely manner.

· Under the leadership of the Senior Governance and Strategic Communication Advisor and DCOP, IDO officer is responsible for updating the database, maintaining reports & files generated from the database such as grant clearance forms, in collaboration with the Senior Activities Officer.

· Ensures sharing with staff and uploading TIS+ database backend to one source weekly, with links provided to USAID in a timely manner.

· Perform such other duties as may be assigned

Reporting:

The Information and Database officer will report to the Deputy Chief of Party.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in communications, information, media, international relations/affairs, political science, management, or a related field.

· 2 years’ experience working in an information management capacity in international development or a similar field, preferably with a focus on Somalia or another complex environment;

· 2 years’ experience in complex report production, preferably in international development;

· Fluency in written and spoken English, and strong English writing skills;

· Strong organizational skills, and proven capacity to work well against tight deadlines;

· Experience working on USAID programs strongly desired;

· Experience working on an international development program for Somalia strongly desired.

How to apply:

LEVEL OF EFFORT:

1 year with possible extension upto 3 years.

Applications and detailed CV to be sent by 08 November, 2016. Send your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@somtisplus.com

(Clearly state Information & Database Officer – Nairobi, Application on the Subject Line). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Kenya: IT Project Manager

Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 06 Nov 2016

Job Description

Job Title: IT Project Manager

1. General Background of Project or Assignment:

1. a Background

UNHCR collects, analyses and publishes data on refugees and asylum seekers. It publishes this data externally on individual data portals that provide data and statistics on refugees globally as well as on specific crises such as the Mediterranean, Yemen, South-Sudan, Burundi and Syria among others. These portals host data that is used by internal and external stakeholders towards advocacy, programme design and implementation for UNHCR and partners. Currently no regional portal on refugee protection in the context of mixed migration exists for the Horn and East Africa.

1.b Concept

UNHCR has an operational presence in each of the countries in East and Horn of Africa and a Regional Service Centre in Kenya, which seeks to develop and launch a regional data portal on refugee protection in the context of mixed migration. Data is collected and analysed at the national level using different methodologies and tools. UNHCR now seeks to develop web applications for data collection, analysis and information sharing at a national and regional level in a standardized manner to strengthen its regional analysis, which would then be shared externally via a data portal. Data collection would serve assessment and analysis needs at the regional and national levels.

2. Overall purpose and scope of the position

The selected candidate will work with UNHCR global Information Management team to establish the desired portal. Specifically:

· Design and develop an Information Management platform for UNHCR in the Horn and East Africa on refugee protection and mixed migration

· Design mobile data entry, collection and analysis applications; a regional database to store information, and a web portal to publish the information. Advise on procurement of equipment, system requirements to collect and store the data in a confidential and secure manner.

· Build linkages with existing data collection tools in UNHCR to include in regional data analysis.

· Train staff on the use and functionality of the applications within UNHCR and for partners, liaising with internal Information Management units in UNHCR as relevant.

· Any other web based related tasks as necessary.

Deliverables:

· Design and create mobile applications to collect and compile data.

· Electronic design of data collection tools.

· Design and create Information portal, to host Public Information products.

3. Desired Skills and Experience

· Experience in designing information management systems, mobile application development e.g. Kobo forms and/ other ODK platforms.

· A background in education and knowledge of educational technology will be an advantage;

· 5 years of proven experience with various distributed ICT Systems and Networks, preferably in a development settings with limited to no bandwidth settings;

· HTML, JAVA 2E, JAVA, CSS, iOS/android development/mobile skills.

· SQL Server and My SQL; Cartodb, Highcharts

· Data visualization skills

· D3.js and Java Script, python

· Excellent team work and problem solving skills; Solid writing skills

· Exceptional abilities in multi-tasking effectively, managing own workload and balance competing priorities, reporting lines and deadlines;

· Basic understanding of protection and confidentiality of information.

· Excellent English language skills; coordination and communication skills.

· Advanced interpersonal skills he/she must be able to relate well with others

· Fluency in English

4. Core competencies

  1. Innovation and Creativity – Generates innovative and creative solutions to problems that contribute to Organizational and inter-agency effectiveness. Tries different and novel ways of approaching work to create added value in the services provided.

  2. Critical Thinking and Judgment – Uses data, experience, and good judgment to make sound decisions and devise effective solutions to problems. Assesses and manages risk in own work.

  3. Knowledge sharing – Actively develops and shares knowledge, leverages expertise to improve organizational effectiveness and add value within sphere of influence.

  4. Collaboration and Influence – Encourages teamwork and cooperates with others to achieve mutually beneficial results.

Duration: 6 months

Interested candidates are requested to please submit a cover letter and a resume to the following address: kenrhhr@unhcr.org by 06 November 2016.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to please submit a cover letter and a resume to the following address: kenrhhr@unhcr.org by 06 November 2016.

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Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the): Programme Support Officer

Organization: HALO Trust
Country: Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the)
Closing date: 11 Nov 2016

The Programme Support Officer (PSO) is responsible for information management and operational support to our UXO clearance and Survey teams in Laos. You will be the direct line manager for our GIS, logistics and fleet teams comprising nine personnel and responsible for the efficient and accurate managing of data and stores, managing records and databases. The role is varied and will adapt to the needs of the programme.

The programme is seeking an independent, innovative and enthusiastic candidate who ideally has experience of working on systems and in support of operations. Experience of working in challenging and remote locations is desirable.

You will be based in Sepon, Savannakhet Province with monthly stand-down/time off normally being spent in Vientiane. Travel for liaison may be required.

The HALO Laos Programme employs 250 staff and conducts UXO survey and clearance in remote areas in Savannakhet Province in Laos. Our operations produce a significant amount of data which requires QC, analysis and to be reported on to national authorities and our donors. We have a fleet of 30 vehicles and deploy and camp in remote locations. Our teams need logistical support and the care and consumption of supplies requires diligent oversight.

You will directly be contributing to the survey and clearance of UXO in one of the most contaminated countries in the world helping us achieve our goal of eliminating the threat to lives and livelihoods posed by Explosive Remnants of War.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Operational Support Unit – GIS/IM

· Manage the workplan, deployment and personnel of the GIS team

· Prepare monthly statistics reports as needed, and keep programme manager up to date on progress against project targets

· Provide QM of the data management process, including data collection and entry to IMSMA

· Oversee and lead developments in information management in the programme and ensure problems are identified and resolved

· Direct line manager of the 4 GIS staff. Manage any personnel issues, performance, development and team work

· Develop technological innovations

Logistics

· Work closely with the Office Manager to manage the workplan and personnel of the logistics team

· Monitor the logistics systems and conduct regular checks and QC

· Work with the procurement team to assist with timely purchase of supplies

· Manage the purchase and import of items, travelling if necessary and arranging the necessary paperwork

· Develop the logistics database to encompass all stores

· Research and implement stock control systems

Fleet

· Manage the workplan of fleet personnel and vehicle servicing plans

· Oversee repair works to HALO vehicles (principally internal)

· Take action on fuel reports and spare parts reports

· Implement a new spare parts store database

· Manage bulk spare part orders and their import

· Ensure all HALO vehicles have the necessary paperwork and manage the import of any new vehicles

Other

· Manage and prepare for relevant internal and external visits to the programme

· Develop national capacity

· Draft written reports as needed, for internal and external use

· Carry out any other duties as directed to meet project standards and operational requirements.

· Work with HQ Communications and other programme staff to identify compelling stories, helping to gather and help develop content to raise awareness of the programme.

· Create and manage imagery for the programme.

· Develop and prepare programme publications, including presentational materials such as brochures, briefing documents and displays

· Opportunities to develop and manage other projects on the initiative of the PSO

REQUIREMENTS

· Experience of working internationally and in remote locations desirable

· Strong IT skills, proficient in Microsoft Access and Excel

· Strong data analysis skills and experience

· Experience with GIS desirable although not essential

· Experience of managing logistics systems desirable

· Ability and motivation to work in a challenging environment and to live and work in close proximity to others

How to apply:

https://the-halo-trust.workable.com/jobs/363611

To apply, please use the following link:

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Iraq: MEL Manager – Data and Information Management – Iraq

Organization: Mercy Corps
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 20 Nov 2016

PROGRAM/ DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:
Mercy Corps works in places of transition, where conflict, disaster, political upheaval, or economic collapse present opportunities to build more secure, productive, and just communities. Providing emergency relief in times of crisis, we move quickly to help communities recover and build resilience to future shocks, and promote sustainable change by supporting community-led and market-driven initiatives. Recognizing both the great potential and the complex challenges faced by the Middle East, since 1989 Mercy Corps has been implementing a range of humanitarian assistance and development programs tailored to the specific needs of the region and of those communities where we work.
Mercy Corps has worked across Iraq’s 18 governorates since 2003, implementing relief and development programming, more than a third of which has focused on the specific needs of refugees and displaced persons. Mercy Corps Iraq current goal is to work with new and existing civil society, public and private sector partners to meet immediate and long-term needs by strengthening communities’ ability to rebuild amidst increasing crisis. Mercy Corps Iraq focuses on (1) a relief-to-resilience pathway to meet the needs of conflict-affected communities leveraging agency expertise in conflict management and civil society development (2) a humanitarian response that empowers conflict-affected populations to meet their own needs (3) partnering with conflict-affected adolescents to address their diverse needs, promoting leadership and linkages with civil society.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager for Information and Data Management is an important position in the Mercy Corps Iraq Program Performance team, which provides technical leadership to advance Mercy Corps’ principles, policies and best practices in program development, program management, and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL), through the provision of guidance, tools, resources, capacity building and technology. This position serves as a bridge between country-level MEL staff and portfolio and programmatic MEL teams. S/he will lead the development and oversight of all data and information management systems across all programmatic sectors. The development and set up of the data management structure and necessary database(s), support clear and efficient data flow, and strengthening mobile data collection processes will take up the majority of this person’s time for at least the first 6 months. The MEL manager will ensure an effective and smooth transition to more effective data management thus freeing up time and resources to focus on data analysis.
S/he will be responsible for cross-cutting programmatic information management, monitoring and evaluation, ensuring that information collected is analyzed, reflected upon, used to improve ongoing programs, and is incorporated into consistently high quality reports and proposal development. In coordination with sector managers and team members, s/he will be responsible for developing, coordinating, maintaining and constantly improving the nation-wide MEL system, as well as implementing an internal M&E and ICT capacity building strategy that trains and mentors MEL staff and promotes a culture of learning through effective data management and utilization.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Technical Leadership
• Provide leadership and training in the development of information management systems, M&E tools, survey design, methodology, data analysis, and other services as may be required for program monitoring and evaluation.
• Assist in the recruitment of competent M&E program staff and organize the program teams to perform M&E activities. Build the capacity of all relevant team members to develop and maintain an excellent M&E system, including the reflection on and analysis of program monitoring data.
• Provide guidance, recommendations, supervision, and leadership to ensure that the MEL data systems meet the needs of programs, managers, and senior leadership.
• Address shortfalls in monitoring, evaluation and information management that affect program implementation.
• Ensure programs use the necessary M&E systems and tools to inform and improve each individual program, as well as feed into a broader country-level data management system and country strategy.
• Coordinate with Mercy Corps’ HQ-based Program Performance team and HQ and regional Technical Support Unit (TSU) to guide process of ex-ante, ex-post and midterm evaluation, from the design, implementation and documentation phases.
Management of Data and Information Systems
• Develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive information management system to more accurately collect, monitor, and verify program activities.
• Work with the MEL and program teams to identify data collection needs including analysis plans.
• Manage all data collection, including setting up dashboards and prepping data for analysis. Conduct comprehensive data analysis, including using data visualization techniques and statistical analysis software as needed.
• Provide guidance, recommendations, and leadership on data management and analysis to ensure data use and learning and integral to M&E systems and meet the needs of Programs Managers and Country Leadership
• Review project/program reports to ensure that reports contain accurate, clear, and high-quality data.
• Refine program and operational reporting templates to facilitate the acquisition, aggregation and flow of information in programs.
• Develop database(s) as part of the information management system that meet the data management and analysis needs for each sector while meeting data security standards

Team Management
• Oversee data officers. Provide guidance and training regarding all data and infomormation management systems.
• Build the capacity of all relevant team members to develop and maintain an excellent M&E system, and promote a culture of learning through systematic analysis of program data.
• Strengthen the knowledge management repository with best practices in M&E and ICT and ensure that it is accessible to all staff and partners.
• Promote accountability, communicate expectations, and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews. Supervise, hire and orient new team members as necessary.
• Work closely with Program Managers, Human Resources and Finance to ensure that M&E skills are incorporated into all program position descriptions and positions are budgeted for.
• Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.

Internal and External Coordination
• Strengthen linkages with other internal resources, including the Digital Library, Hub, Connect, and Slack to enhance organizational learning where relevant to Program Performance.
• Provide support to and coordinate between all offices and programs in all aspects of Program Performance and data management in country.
• Participate in M&E-related working groups and maintain close working relationships with MEL counterparts in other relevant international NGOs, and local NGOs and associations in Iraq.

Accountability to Beneficiaries: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Organizational Learning: As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve – we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Data Officers, Data Managers
ACCOUNTABILITY:
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director
WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: Program Sector Managers, Program Managers, MEL Managers, Reporting & Communications Officers, Finance, and Operations teams. Coordinates with HQ Program Performance team and the Technical Support Unit.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
• BA/S or equivalent in IT or Information Management or a related field required; coursework in data management and statistical analysis.
• 3 – 5 years of active database and information management work experience in development programming required; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in M&E and skilled in qualitative and quantitative data analysis of projects in environments with limited to no access.
• Background in data management and information systems and digital data collection required.
• Strong background in database development for international development programs.
• Excellent computer skills, including expertise in: Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, SPSS, Access, mySQL, STATA and any other statistical packages, ARCGIS or other mapping software.
• Previous experience living and working in challenging or insecure environments.
• Proven ability to work productively with a variety of stakeholders to run participatory processes and meet tight deadlines with an emphasis on producing quality products.
• Experience with a range of institutional donors such as ECHO, GAC, USAID/OFDA, DRL, UNICEF, UNHCR, and DFID.
• Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public – preferred.
• Commitment to local capacity building and the ability to engage local stakeholders in the project design and implementation.
• Fluency in spoken and written English. Arabic or Kurdish skills are beneficial.

SUCCESS FACTORS:
The successful candidate will have an ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel both in a technical advisory and training capacity and will also have an ability to support programmatic objectives with timely and meaningful information. A data-focused (data-savvy) perspective is crucial to success and the ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills and pay impeccable attention to detail. A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and process information in support of changing program activities is essential, as is a extremely high professional standard of M&E and reporting and a willingness and ability to ensure compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures. The candidate must be willing to travel regularly to Mercy Corps project sites to provide oversight and guidance as needed.

LIVING /ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
This position is based in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq and is unaccompanied. This location is eligible for hardship allowance and R&R breaks. Travel within Iraq is required to support Mercy Corps Iraq’s offices and programs. This will include the Iraqi Kurdish Region, Center and South Iraq. Living conditions are in group housing: water, electricity and internet are present with some cuts.

Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps’ policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

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Italy: REACH ENUMERATOR

Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
Country: Italy
Closing date: 31 Oct 2016

BACKGROUND ON IMPACT AND REACH

IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian think tank, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative, which was created in 2010 to facilitate the development of information tools and products that enhance the capacity of aid actors to make evidence – based decisions in emergency, recovery and development contexts. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis, GIS and remote – sensing. For more information visit: www.reach-initiative.org.

We are currently looking for a REACH Enumerator to support our new project Analysis of migration trends and profiles of children migrating to Europe

Department: REACH

Position: REACH Enumerator – Migrant Project

Contract duration: 6 months

Location: Palermo and Catania, Italy

Starting Data – ASAP

SUPERVISION

The Enumerator will report to and be under the direct supervision of the REACH Field Coordinator based in Catania, Italy.

POSITION PROFILE

Summer 2015 marked an unprecedented spike in migration towards Europe, with thousands of asylum seekers travelling through the Balkans on a daily basis until the imposition of travel restrictions in February and March 2016. Since then, migrants and asylum seekers have continued to arrive Europe: through the Balkans by increasingly relying on smugglers and illegal routes; and through Italy by using of the dangerous Central Mediterranean sea crossing from Libya. Many migrants have also found themselves stranded in Europe after the imposition of the new travel restrictions, in fear of deportation and increasingly resorting to illegal travel.

IMPACT, through its REACH initiative, has been working in the Western Balkans since November 2015 to collect and provide information to decision – makers and humanitarian actors responding to the migrant crisis. Building on its work so far, REACH will launch a new program focusing on migration t rends and patters, needs of migrants and intentions, with a focus on Greece and Italy, and managed directly by IMPACT global team in Geneva.

FUNCTIONS

Reporting to the Field Coordinator in Catania the Enumerator will be responsible for the implementation of REACH’s data collection in the field.

The role will entail going to migrant reception centres and potentially informal gathering places (incl. squats and other urban areas) of migrants and refugees across the country and interviewing child migrants on the basis of predefined questionnaires. Interviews may take the form of both filling out one-by-one questionnaires on mobile phone devices (provided) or open-ended group discussions with migrants with notes taken on hand. Extensive training on these data collection methods will be provided, however, after initial supervision and guidance, prospective candidates must feel confident to go to migrant centres alone.

This role requires strong interpersonal skills, as enumerators will be required to approach children and teenagers for interview who may be in a very tense environment. For this reason, preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate previous experience of working with children and/or teenagers in difficult environments. Further, the role requires solid negotiation skills in negotiating access and maintaining good working relationships with reception centre authorities (enumerators will be supported in gaining formal authorisation to enter the centres).

The office of the organisation will be located in Catania, Italy, however, enumerators are required to be based either in Palermo and Catania. In addition, data collection is likely to take place across Sicily and potentially other Southern regions. As such, enumerators should be available to travel upon request; any car travel will be reimbursed.

TASKS

The Enumerator will be responsible for:

Primary data collection

  • Conduct face to face interviews and group discussions with children/teenagers in reception centres

  • Ensure anonymity of respondents and develop relationship of trust and safe space during data collection exercise with respondents

  • Accurate recording of data collected

  • Provide daily feedback to the Field Coordinator regarding any challenges faced during data collection (incl. tool development, stakeholder and respondent management)

Representation of the organisation

  • Liaise and maintain good relationships with the management of migration centres to ensure access

  • Develop good relationships with members of the migrant community

Data management support

  • Ensure the reliability of the primary data by supporting Field Coordinator with data cleaning and triangulation of findings

  • Be available to follow up on missing/incongruent information, as required

REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Working knowledge of Italian

  • Fluency in at least one of the following languages: Arabic, English, French

  • Strong representation and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Previous experience working with children/teenagers

  • Ability to operate in a cross – cultural environment requiring flexibility

  • Drivers licence and confidence to drive alone in the city & countryside

  • Availability to travel across Sicily and Southern Italy on a regular basis

  • Ability to work independently and confidence to go alone to migrant reception centres

  • Computer literacy to be able to work on smart phone based data collection applications

  • Valid work permit

Desirable:

  • Demonstrated interest in quantitative and/or qualitative research skills

  • Academic background in Migration studies

  • Previous work experience in migration, ideally, in the refugee crisis response either as part of an NGO or volunteer

How to apply:

Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to jobs@impact-initiatives.org Ref: 16 / ITA/ENMP

Please indicate the reference in the subject line of your email. For more information, visit us at http://www.impact – initiatives.org

Please, note that the selected candidate will be legally contracted by IMPACT in-country implementing partner.

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Nigeria: Health Assessment Consultant

Organization: FHI 360
Country: Nigeria
Closing date: 11 Nov 2016

Health Assessment Consultant

FSC #: 980000.022-06

Length of Time: 4 weeks**

Location: Northeastern Nigeria

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development and humanitarian challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

REQUIRED SERVICES

FHI 360 is seeking a Health Assessment Consultant to meet with representatives from donor organizations, UN agencies, NGOs, the Nigerian Government and other stakeholders to understand the sector landscape, actors and gaps in Abuja and Northeast Nigeria (Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states). The ideal candidate will have the ability to conduct field assessments to understand sectoral needs in specific locations, develop a statement of needs and technical approaches to meeting the needs, and work with FHI 360’s Cost & Pricing team to construct a budget that reflects the technical design.

Deliverables:

The following deliverables will be expected as the culmination of the four-week consultancy:

  • Write-ups of meetings with Health actors
  • Field assessment report
  • Technical design with technology and drawing, as appropriate
  • Detailed budget
  • Staffing plan
  • Implementation schedule/work plan

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please provide the following items with your submission:

  • Cover letter/Letter of Interest
  • Current CV
  • 2-3 professional references we may contact who can speak to past experience of similar projects
  • Proof of international health and SOS insurance

DESIRED CANDIDATE/FIRM PROFILE

The ideal Contractor will possess the following skills:

  1. Health Expertise
  2. Experience in proposal development and project implementation
  3. Professional experience in humanitarian relief and fragile states
  4. Highly organized

SUBMIT DOCUMENTATION to (only electronic submissions and no phone calls, please)

Caitlin Carroll, ccarroll@fhi360.org

Program Officer, Integrated Development

Disclaimers and FHI 360 Protection Clauses

  1. FHI 360 will not compensate offerors for preparation of their response to this solicitation.
  2. Issuing this solicitation is not a guarantee that FHI 360 will award a consulting agreement.
  3. FHI 360 reserves the right to issue a consulting agreement based on the initial evaluation of offers without discussion.
  4. FHI 360 may choose to award subcontracts to more than one offeror for specific parts of the activities in the solicitation.
  5. FHI 360 may request from short‐listed offerors a second or third round of either oral presentation or written response to a more specific and detailed scope of work that is based on a general scope of work in the original solicitation.
  6. FHI 360 has the right to rescind a solicitation, or rescind an award prior to the signing of a contract due to any unforeseen changes in the direction of FHI 360’s client, be it funding or programmatic.
  7. FHI 360 reserves the right to waive any deviations by offerors from the requirements of this solicitation that in FHI 360’s opinion are considered not to be material defects requiring rejection or disqualification; or where such a waiver will promote increased competition.
  8. Data produced under this solicitation belongs to FHI 360. Any distribution of data must first have written authorization from FHI 360 or its designated representative.

How to apply:

SUBMIT DOCUMENTATION to (only electronic submissions and no phone calls, please)

Caitlin Carroll, ccarroll@fhi360.org

Program Officer, Integrated Development

https://consultants-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17606/health-assessment-consultant/job

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Central African Republic: AVIS DE RECRUTEMENT DES STAGIAIRES NATIONAUX

Organization: Tetra Tech
Country: Central African Republic
Closing date: 24 Oct 2016

PROJET DROITS DE PROPRIÉTÉ & DÉVELOPPEMENT DU DIAMANT ARTISANAL II (DPDDA II)

AVIS DE RECRUTEMENT DES STAGIAIRES NATIONAUX
TITRE: Stagiaires SIG
LIEU : Centre de Gestion des Informations Géo-Scientifiques et des Statistiques Minières (CGIGSM) de la Direction Générale des Mines – Bangui
POSITION : Stagiaires
DUREE : Trois (03) mois avec possibilité de renouvellement.
Tetra Tech (www.tetratechintdev.com ), un bureau d’étude basé aux Etats Unis d’Amérique œuvrant dans le développement international, a reçu un fonds du Gouvernement Américain à travers l’Agence des Etats Unis d’Amérique pour le Développement International (USAID) dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du projet DPDDA II en République Centrafricaine. Le projet appuie techniquement le Secrétariat Permanent du Processus de Kimberley en Centrafrique (SPPK-RCA) et la Direction Générale des Mines et de la Géologie dans le but de promouvoir la consolidation de la paix, la résolution des conflits et la cohésion sociale et soutenir le rétablissement de la chaîne légale de diamants sans conflit dans les zones conformes.

Dans le but de renforcer les systèmes d’information servant d’aide à la prise de décision au niveau du Ministère des Mines, de l’Energie et de l’Hydraulique, le Secrétariat Permanent du Processus de Kimberley, a obtenu le soutien technique et financier du projet DPDDA II pour engager trois (3) stagiaires nationaux, un (e) géomaticien(ne), un (e) informaticien (e) administrateur en système et réseaux. Le soutien du DPDDA II est défini dans la Tâche no. 1.1.1 du Plan de Travail Annuel (PTA): ” Réaménagement et renforcement de la capacité institutionnelle et technique du Centre de Gestion des Informations Géo-Scientifiques et des Statistiques Minières (CGIGSM) du Ministère des Mines et de la Géologie ».

Aperçu général des postes
Sous la supervision générale du Directeur Général des Mines et de la Géologie, la supervision technique générale du Secrétaire Permanent du Processus de Kimberley et directe du spécialiste de la base de données de DPDDA II, Prospert Yaka Maide :

A- Le Statisticien chargé de l’analyse statistique réalisera les activités suivantes :
• Collecter toutes les données sur les indicateurs production et de commercialisation du Ministère des Mines, de l’Energie et de l’Hydraulique ;
• Participer activement à la préparation des différents outils de collectes des données ;
• Participer à la mise en place d’une banque de données pour une bonne gestion des interventions dans le cadre des différentes activités et projets du Ministère des Mines ;
• Assister le responsable du Centre de Gestion des Informations Géo-Scientifiques et des Statistiques Minières (CGIGSM) dans la gestion et le suivi de la banque de données et veiller scrupuleusement à leur mise à jour régulière
• Veiller à la fiabilité et l’exhaustivité des données collectées et participer à l’élaboration des rapports techniques trimestriels exigés et selon le canevas du Processus de Kimberley ;
• Consolider les rapports mensuels d’avancement des collectes de données reflétant toutes les composantes ;
• Elaborer les rapports trimestriels et annuels sur les collectes des données ;
• Former et sensibiliser les acteurs engagés dans la collecte et l’utilisation des données ;
• Assister l’équipe du SPPK, de la DGMG et du projet DPDDA II dans l’exécution d’autres tâches qui pourraient lui être confiées.

Profil :
• Diplôme de niveau BAC + 3 en Statistique, Démographie, Planification, en Sciences Sociales et disciplines connexes ;
• Avoir une connaissance dans la collecte des données économiques, financières ou sociales ;
• Bonne compréhension des politiques sectorielles et des pratiques dans le secteur minier
• Bonne connaissance du cadre réglementaire du Système de Certification du Processus de Kimberley.

B- L’informaticien en maintenance informatique sera chargé de :
• S’assurer du bon fonctionnement des postes de travail, des logiciels et des périphériques des utilisateurs et, en cas de panne, être en mesure de poser le diagnostic ;
• Contribuer à l’amélioration de la compréhension de gestion des bases des donnés, des logiciels statistiques, ainsi qu’aux résolutions des différentes contraintes et défis liés à sa mise en œuvre ;
• Effectuer un transfert de compétences envers les agents et cadres du SPPK et du CGIGSM à travers des formations et/ou accompagnement nécessaires pour assurer une bonne appropriation locale de l’ensemble du système mise en place ;
• La définition et la mise en œuvre d’une politique de sécurité informatique ;
• L’élaboration de la documentation du réseau et des procédures ;
• Le transfert de compétence à travers la formation d’administrateurs et d’utilisateurs ;
• L’appui dans toutes autres tâches relevant des attributions d’un ingénieur informaticien réseau.

Profil spécifique
• Avoir une connaissance en : – Bases de données et Outils Oracle (Oracle 7, 8, 9, 10G, SQL Server 200, Access – Visual Basic, MySQL Front) ;
• Programmation internet ;
• Système d’exploitation : Windows 9X, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003, Server 2008, Linux ;
• Langages de programmation : SQL, PL/SQL, XML, C-C++, Visual Basic, WinDev 7, 9 et 10 ;
• Réseaux Informatiques : TCP/IP, administration réseau intranet ;
• Sécurité : Antivirus, pare-feu ;
• Suite Office : Maîtrise de la suite office (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher et PowerPoint, etc.) ;
• Autres : logiciel d’analyse de données statistiques (SPIS, etc.)

C- Le Géomaticien a pour mission principale l’acquisition, la production, la gestion et l’exploitation de l’information géographique. Il assure ou supervise le développement et la maintenance des bases de données géographiques et d’outils géomatiques utilisés. Il sera aussi responsable du développement d’un pôle de connaissances basé sur le stockage de données et le module de récupération pour les données de base qui vont contribuer à une planification efficace, au suivi, à la mise en œuvre des activités, à l’évaluation et à la prise de décision, à tous les niveaux. Ainsi, il sera chargé de :
• Convertir et produire des données géospatiales numériques à partir de cartes, de données satellites et de données d’enquête pour une application plus large dans différents secteurs de développement;
• Renforcer les capacités des techniciens dans l’application de la technologie géo-spatiale et la diffusion des connaissances.
• Développer des outils d’analyse et des données géospatiales pour le développement minier ;
• Effectuer les relevés de terrain et collecter des données géographiques.
• Acquérir des données auprès de partenaires externes. Valider la qualité des données et les corriger si nécessaire. Élaborer et structurer les données acquises.
• Structurer et intégrer les données dans le SIG.
• Mettre à jour et maintenir une base de données géographique ;
• Réaliser des opérations complexes d’analyse spatiale et statistique.
• Identifier, analyser et interpréter les données et les résultats d’analyse.
• Assurer la mise à disposition des données auprès des utilisateurs et diffuser des données géographiques ou cartographiques sur des réseaux d’information.
• Élaborer des outils de modélisation et de simulation, d’aide à la décision.
• Rédiger des synthèses écrites.
• Produire des cartographies thématiques ou de synthèses en fonction des besoins.
• Réaliser des atlas sur des thématiques variées.

Profil :
• Titulaire au moins d’un diplôme universitaire BAC+3 dans le domaine Scientifiques, Informatique, et de la Nouvelle Technologie en Système d’Information, ou diplôme équivalent ;
• Connaissances en systèmes d’informations géographiques, en photointerprétation et en télédétection.
• Connaissance des logiciels courants en SIG (ArcView, ArcGIS, QGis…)
• Connaissance des logiciels de traitement d’image (IDRISI, ERDAS,…)
• Connaissance en matière de relevés GPS et de leur intégration au SIG.
• Bonne connaissance en système de gestion de bases de données (Access, Oracle, SQL SERVER). Maitrise de l’environnement Microsoft : Windows 8 10, VS 2010, Windows Server 2008, Bonne connaissance en système de gestion de bases de données (Access, Oracle, SQL SERVER). Language : C, SQL , VBA, Visual Basic, MapBasic, PL/SQL
• Bonne connaissance en cartographie assistée par ordinateur.
• Bonne connaissance sur les outils de numérisation des documents.

Autres qualifications Requises pour tous les postulants:
Les candidats doivent avoir:
• Justifier d’une connaissance dans l’artisanat minier. La connaissance du Système de Certification du Processus de Kimberley est un atout ;
• Etre capable de travailler en équipe et sous pression ;
• Excellente maîtrise du français. La maîtrise de l’anglais est un atout ;
• Bonne capacité de rédaction des rapports techniques.
• Pour la réalisation de leurs missions, les stagiaires s’appuieront sur ses termes de référence et les spécifications mises à sa disposition.

How to apply:

POUR POSTULER :
Les candidats intéressés doivent soumettre leur candidature uniquement par E-mail à l’adresse suivante : prospert.yaka-maide@pradd2.org au plus tard le lundi 24 octobre 2016 à 13 heures 30 mn.

Le dossier de candidature devra comporter :
• Une lettre de motivation précisant le poste et expliquant les qualifications individuelles pour ce poste (en format word) ;
• Un CV à jour au format chronologique inverse, à partir de l’expérience la plus récente (en format word) ;
• Trois références d’enseignants ;

Tout dossier incomplet sera purement et simplement rejeté. Aucun appel téléphonique ne sera accepté.

Tetra Tech milite pour l’égalité de diversité et de genre dans ses opérations. Nous encourageons les candidatures féminines et des groupes ethniques et culturels minoritaires.

Le Coordonnateur National
Prospert YAKA MAÏDE

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Producer Mapping Expert

Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Closing date: 02 Nov 2016

THE EAST AFRICA TRADE AND INVESTMENT HUB (the Hub)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS (IC)

The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub) is the U.S. Government’s flagship project under the presidential Trade Africa initiative, launched in 2013 to boost trade and investment with and within Africa. The Hub’s strategy is geared towards attracting and facilitating new investments and technology to promote trade within the East African Countries and other global markets especially the U.S under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). This will lead to the creation of new jobs and increase the region’s competitiveness.

The Hub invites qualified consultants (individuals) a proven record in the implementation of a regional agricultural development programmes, buyer profiling, market linkages and export/buyer mission in East Africa region and beyond) to provide 50 days level of effort . The consultant is to assess and map produce or commodity aggregation centers and quantifying the volumes and quality of the selected commodities (rice, dry beans, green grams, chick peas and pigeon peas) in order to use this information to facilitate regional and international buyer missions that will help local producer’s access sustainable regional and export markets**.**

The role of the Mapping expert will be to:

  1. Carry out an in depth secondary data analysis of production and trade statistics of selected commodities in the EAC region to locate major production regions

  2. Collect and document information relating to each warehouse, geo reference, type of warehouse (isolation from pests, protected from vagaries of weather), type and variety of commodity, stocks available, quantity, packaging, storage system etc.

  3. Using a well-developed criterion, identify and select warehouses and stores that have adequate volumes and the right quality to participate in buyer missions.

  4. Develop a production and harvesting seasonality calendar for each warehouse, showing peak and low seasons, with attendant volumes

  5. Identify and map key buyers/traders/exporters in EAC and internationally who will participate in the buyer mission

  6. Prepare a detailed inception report which will include work plan/schedule of activities and explicit methodology for carrying out the assignment within one week after commencement of the assignment.

  7. Data collection, stakeholder consultations and report writing

  8. Submission of interim report for review and feedback

  9. Presentation of the 1st Draft in a validation meeting with selected partners

  10. Presentation and submission of the final report incorporating comments and feedback

Eligibility:

  1. Track record of experience in conducting agricultural marketing and buyer linkages through supporting smallholder farmer aggregation mechanism, market and business linkages for a period of not less than 10 years

  2. Developing and or executing agricultural marketing projects including strategies for smallholder farmer’s inclusion in staples food commodities trade in East Africa for a period not less than 10 years;

  3. Demonstrate evidence of undertaking similar projects successfully and provide references for each project

  4. Excellent stakeholder mapping, analytical, reporting and presentation skills

  5. Familiarity with the Agriculture Sector developmental issues, policy, planning, institutional and socio-political context in the region and especially in EAC.

  6. Demonstrated experience having worked closely with regional organizations/associations in areas such as staple foods value chain development, market analysis and linkages with buyers/private sector and a deep understanding of staple foods market systems

Detailed Scope of Work – Producer Mapping Exercise

Title: Mapping of Commodity Aggregation Centers and Warehouses to Facilitate Buyer Missions in East Africa for Rice, Cowpeas, Green Grams, Pigeon Peas, and Chickpeas.

About the Hub

The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (The Hub) is the U.S. government’s flagship project under the presidential Trade Africa initiative, launched in 2013 to boost trade and investment with and within Africa. The Hub partners with East African and U.S. businesses to attract investment needed to transform the East African private sector into vibrant global trading partners. Improving the region’s trade competitiveness, encouraging the diversification of exports beyond natural resources, and promoting broader, more-inclusive economic growth will lead to a more food secure and resilient East African Community.

The goal of the Hub is to deepen regional integration, increase the competitiveness of select regional agricultural value chains, promote two-way trade with the U.S. under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and facilitate investment and technology to drive trade growth intra-regionally and to global markets. The Hub achieves these ends by working with the private sector and local governments to find practical solutions for trade and investment constraints that lead to a pro-investment environment. It also builds awareness of opportunities for African and U.S. firms to increase trade, expand business partnerships, and invest in East Africa.

In support of the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future, the Hub looks to increase access, availability and utilization of East African-grown staple foods in the region. It supports regional initiatives that improve market information, increase access to inputs, and reduce non-tariff barriers that can hinder trade across borders. This assignment is therefore in response to the need to identify and map out commodity aggregation centres/warehouses in the EAC region with a view to linking them to regional and export markets through buyer missions.

Introduction, Background and Justification

Agriculture is a core sector and pillar in the EAC integration process. It is predominantly the main stay of EAC economies and livelihoods. The sector contributes as much as 42% in Burundi, 24% in Kenya, 32% in Rwanda, 28% in Tanzania and 25% in Uganda to the Partner State Gross Domestic Products (GDPs). The East Africa Community (EAC) has enormous potential, not only to feed itself and eliminate hunger and food insecurity, but also to be a major play­er in global food markets.

Smallholder produce aaggregation process unlocks value, increases profitability, fosters inclusion and decreases risk. Aggregation brings together small holder farmers and buyers to achieve economies of scale, create market signal and provide access to adjacencies to reduce friction with third party ecosystem partner marketplace such as financial services. Cited as one of the most important frameworks for powering smallholder farmers, aggregation in agriculture has the potential to empower local agricultural communities across global markets in developed economies as well as emerging economies such as Africa.

Call for Expression of Interest

The Hub is looking for an individual consultant to assess and map produce or commodity aggregation centres and quantifying the volumes and quality of the selected commodities which are rice, dry beans, green grams, chick peas and pigeon peas in order to use this information to facilitate regional and international buyer missions that will help local producers access sustainable regional and export markets. Execution of the assignment requires an individual expert with the right combination of skills, knowledge and proven technical competencies in the implementation of a regional agricultural development programmes, buyer profiling, market linkages and export/buyer mission.

Interested individuals should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to undertake the assignment. The successful consultant will be expected to prepare a detailed inception report which among others will include work plan, schedule of activities and explicit methodology for carrying out the assignment within one week after commencement of the assignment.

Objective of the Assessment

The broad objective of the assignment is to carry out a mapping exercise of the selected produce or commodity aggregation centres, stores, and/or warehouses in the EAC region to assess the quality and quantity of the stored commodities. Selected produce include: rice, cowpeas, green grams, pigeon peas, and chickpeas. The mapping exercise will be used to facilitate buyer missions as a market linkage activity and increase regional trade in staple foods.

Activities

This assignment will involve the following tasks and activities:

  1. Carry out an in depth secondary data analysis of production and trade statistics of selected commodities in the EAC region to locate major production regions
  2. Collect and document information relating to each warehouse, geo reference, type of warehouse (isolation from pests, protected from vagaries of weather), type and variety of commodity, stocks available, quantity, packaging, storage system etc.
  3. Using a well-developed criterion, identify and select warehouses and stores that have adequate volumes and the right quality to participate in buyer missions.
  4. Develop a production and harvesting seasonality calendar for each warehouse, showing peak and low seasons, with attendant volumes
  5. Identify and map key buyers/traders/exporters in EAC and internationally who will participate in the buyer mission
  6. Prepare a detailed inception report which will include work plan/schedule of activities and explicit methodology for carrying out the assignment within one week after commencement of the assignment.
  7. Data collection, stakeholder consultations and report writing
  8. Submission of interim report for review and feedback
  9. Presentation of the 1st Draft in a validation meeting with selected partners
  10. Presentation and submission of the final report incorporating comments and feedback

Geographical coverage

This assignment will cover the five EAC member countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. The consultant is expected to travel to all the commodity production and aggregation regions in each country. Country level bilateral and development partners will be consulted in the course of the work.

Methodology and approach

It is expected that the consultant will develop and submit a proposed methodology and approach for carrying out this assignment. As a minimum, the methodology should include inception process and meetings, field data collection and analysis. The consultant is expected to liaise with country level grains/staples development projects and organizations such as East Africa Grain Council, , Agricultural Market Development Trust (AGMARK), Cereal Growers Association (CGA), Kenya Agricultural Value Chain Enterprises (KAVES), Nafaka, public and private sector organisations, relevant NGOs in each country, farmer producer organisations, staple foods buyers/exporters, processors and consumers etc. The Consultant is expected to use checklists, questionnaires and other data collection methods to be proposed in the application.

Preliminary findings of the study will be presented to the agriculture/ agribusiness team for review and feedback, upon which the subsequent draft report will be shared through a validation meeting with selected stakeholders. The final report will be produced and submitted to the hub after feedback and validation process has been completed

Expected Deliverables

It is expected that the following deliverables will be realized:

  • Calendar and contact sheet of stakeholder interviewed (template to be provided)
  • A detailed inception report (template to be provided)
  • Outline for drat report
  • Draft report
  • Final report detailing results of the profiling of warehouses, list of interviewees, list of buyers etc.
  • Raw questionnaires and the raw and processed data.
  • Calendar

The overall assignment will be undertaken between the months of November and December a 2016. It is expected to take approximately 50 days level of effort (LOE), split between inception phase, field data collection phase and final reporting phase.

Technical Direction

The study will be undertaken under the supervision of the Hub’s Director for Agriculture and Agribusiness or the designate.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications to procurementTIH@eatradehub.org by Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 11.59AM East African Time.

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Kenya: Consultancy for rapporteur services for a consultative workshop

Organization: Pact
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 28 Oct 2016

Consultancy for rapporteur services for a consultative workshop: Accelerating effective country level programme management and implementation of sex workers programmes.

Background

The international AIDS community has embraced the ambition of ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. In June 2016 193 countries endorsed the Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: “On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS epidemic by 2030”. In the declaration countries commit to seize the new opportunities provided by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to accelerate and scale up the fight against HIV and end AIDS to reach the targets set in the declaration.

These ambitious goals cannot be achieved without focused efforts to improve implementation and rapidly scale up HIV services. Efforts to reach the 90-90-90 targets need to be sustained and HIV prevention efforts must be reinvigorated if the world is to achieve the global fast-track target of reducing the number of new HIV infections to fewer than 500,000 by 2020. The UNAIDS strategy 2016-2021 asserts that populations that are underserved and at higher risk of HIV will be key to ending the AIDS epidemic. A scaled up response reaching all populations with high HIV incidence with more and better focused and tailored interventions is needed while ensuring that people are not further stigmatized by the approach and modalities through which these focused approaches are implemented.

Sex workers are one of the key populations most affected by HIV since the beginning of the epidemic. In both concentrated and generalized epidemics, HIV prevalence is considerably higher among sex workers than in the general population. HIV prevalence among sex workers in the ESA region exceeds 40 percent in several countries, which makes sex workers in the region one of the populations most affected by HIV world-wide. Sex workers often intersect with other populations such as men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender people and people who inject drugs (PWIDs). Sex workers often find themselves in unsafe working conditions, encounter increased barriers in negotiation for condom use, and challenges in accessing health and HIV services. In addition, sex workers often have little control over these factors because of social marginalization and the criminalization of sex work in countries. Violence, alcohol and drug use in some settings also increase vulnerability and risk. Within countries there are considerable differences in progress and barriers in terms of the delivery of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services for sex workers. Countries are seeking best practices and technical support in how to strengthen the capacity of national partners to plan, implement, and monitor and evaluate evidence and rights based HIV programmes for sex workers. This includes assessing the most effective HIV responses, and implementing them efficiently and at scale.

UNFPA, UNAIDS, Linkages in partnership with African Sex Worker Alliance (ASWA) will convene a South – South exchange/ capacity building to accelerate effective country level programme management and implementation for sex workers programme in the ESA region on the 14th -18th November 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. This will bring key participants from selected priority countries to facilitate knowledge and experience sharing while leveraging the region’s efforts to improve its HIV programs for sex workers. This is also an attempt revitalize efforts that scale up evidence and rights based HIV services that empower sex workers within the context of the fast track approach.

GOAL/Purpose

The purpose of this consultancy is to contract a rapporteur to produce a comprehensive report for the consultative workshop for South – South exchange/ capacity building for sex workers programmes in an effort to accelerate effective country level programme management and implementation in the ESA region.

OBJECTIVES:

This consultancy’s main objectives are:

1. Rapporteur services for the South to South consultative meeting to be held on 14th -18th of November 2016 in Nairobi Kenya.

2. Produce a comprehensive report from the South to South consultative meeting that incorporate inputs/comments from all partners.

EXPECTED RESULTS (OUTPUTS)

The expected outputs from this consultancy are:

  1. First draft of the report from the South to South consultative workshop

  2. Final edited version of the report after incorporating inputs/comments from key partners

PROCESS/TASKS/SCOPE OF SERVICES

The consultant will need to undertake the following tasks in order to achieve the above-mentioned objectives:

1. Rapporteur for the consultative meeting to be held on 14th -18th of November 2016

2. Produce a first draft of the report from the consultative meeting for review to Pact and other relevant partners

3. Incorporate inputs/ comments received from Pact and key partners

4. Produce and submit a final edited version of the report from the consultative meeting

The above tasks are illustrative and the consultant will be expected to build on these as needed in order to ensure the assignment is completed to the expected standards. He/she is encouraged to consult regularly with Pact staff for any clarification or assistance to further inform the products from this assignment.

KEY Deliverables:

The Consultant will submit a final consultative workshop report as a deliverable at the end of the assignment:

SUPERVISION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

The Consultant will be supervised by the Brian White, Senior Technical Advisor Pact, Linkages.

PERIOD OF CONSULTANCY

This consultancy is expected to take a total of seven days, five days for the actual workshop and two days to finalize the report writing process.

assurance of confidentiality

All deliberations relating to this consultancy, including all information collected from various meetings/documents shall be kept confidential and shall not be divulged to any third party either verbally or in writing or in any other form.

APPLICANT SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The consultant should have the following educational qualifications, skills and experience:

  1. Master’s degree in Health/ Development and doctoral degree will be an advantage;
  2. Excellent writing skills in English and analytical skills to condense the meeting discussions into a report without losing its core essence.
  3. At least 10 years of international work experience in the field of Health/ Development;
  4. Demonstrated technical expertise in HIV and AIDS epidemic and its response in particular on HIV combination prevention;

LOGISTICS AND PROCEDURES

The Consultant will be responsible for covering his/her transport costs for any travel required to meet with Pact staff within Nairobi. If the consultant requires office space from where to work, the same can be arranged with Pact to allocate space at the Pact office. Pact will support with printing and communication (email, telephone, and fax) costs where these arise during the assignment.

Submission requirements

Submit the following documents with their expression of interest for this consultancy:

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Signed Bio-data form

  • Copy of the most recent consultancy contract

  • At least three references (could be included in the CV)

  • Propose plan to perform the consultancy’s assignment (This should be included activities; methodologies and time frame)

  • Sample Report

How to apply:

Submit the EOI to kenyahr@pactworld.org by 28thOctober 2016 quoting Rapporteur Services on the subject line.

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Turkey: Research Officer (Arabic-speaking)

Organization: Adam Smith International
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 21 Oct 2016

Note: Only candidates fully bilingual in Arabic and English (oral and written) will be considered.

Project Description

The Access to Justice and Community Security (AJACS) programme aims to enable people in opposition-controlled Syria to experience increasingly effective accountable and transparent services, which are delivered on a progressively formalized basis by civilian-led institutions; in increasingly resilient partnership with the communities.

Purpose of the Position

To provide support to the research efforts within the Research unit of the AJACS program through data analysis, technical support, and oversight of field research activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

– Oversee the collection of atmospherics data from community counterparts, Field Officers for AJACS

  • Develop and manage the implementation of research activities for AJACS, under the supervision of the Research Manager.
  • Support and coordinate with local partners as needed to ensure that any future program implementation is on schedule, and that partners adhere to program and AJACS donor regulations and guidelines.
  • Communicate with local partners on reporting, monitoring and evaluation of activity implementation; results and other possible follow up activities.
  • Manage the efficient and timely delivery of all deliverables (atmospherics, Requests for Information, Critical Impact Reports, etc.).

  • Provide support to the thematic research and programme evaluations

  • Desk review of key project documents as an input to the research concept.

  • Coordinate with the Research Manager in the development of the tools for alignment and quality assurance purposes.

  • Work with AJACS component teams to collect, analyse, and synthesize data for all program deliverables.

  • Research, write, and edit Requests for Information, Critical Impact Reports, atmospherics reports, and other deliverables.

  • Ensure the deliverables are quality assured before it is submitted to the Research Manager.

  • Assure timely submission of all deliverables.

Qualifications and Experience

· Advanced degree (Master’s Degree is desirable) in related international development field, with specific focus area on Information Management, Project Management, or other relevant academic background (essential)

· Minimum of 3 years of monitoring, evaluation, and research experience (essential)

· Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in both Arabic and English.

Skills

· Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis

· Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations

· Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others

  • Strong personal organization, interpersonal and communication skills

· Bilingual in English and Arabic

· Experience working on U.S. Government or European Union-funded programs preferred.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our website: http://bit.do/cKZen

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South Africa: Regional Program Quality Lead

Organization: Oxfam
Country: South Africa
Closing date: 21 Oct 2016

Job Purpose

The Regional Programme Quality Lead works with country, regional and global teams to improve program quality – providing leadership, coordination and strategic support on program design, planning, monitoring, evaluation, learning, knowledge and partnerships in long-term development, humanitarian and influencing interventions.

Key Responsibilities:

· Strategic programme quality resourcing including coordinating programme quality processes and initiatives and ensuring that synergies are leveraged.

· Providing Country programme quality support, guidance and prioritization.

· Designing and leading the delivery of proactive strategic regional programme quality capacity building plan, capacity building initiatives.

· Providing technical advisory support for the larger strategic programme initiatives in the region.

· Coordinating the corporate processes and reporting at regional level.

· Engaging with sector peers, partners and allies on the basis of the knowledge that Oxfam is generating to influence the sector.

How to apply:

To find out more about this role and how to apply on line please visit our web job pages using the INT2910 number at: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs

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International Consultant(s) for DRM Mapping and Program Development

Organization: UN Women
Closing date: 24 Oct 2016

Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action globally. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

UN Women is building up its work in support of governmental authorities and civil society organizations to prepare for, prevent and respond to natural disasters and the effects of climate change. Research has shown that women and girls are disproportionately affected by disasters due to the multiple discriminations that they face. Following the 1991 cyclone in Bangladesh, the female death rate within the age group 20-44 was 71 per 1,000, compared to 15 per 1,000 for men. Similarly, in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, more than 70 per cent of the fatalities from the 2004 tsunami were women and when Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar in 2008, 61 per cent of the fatalities were women.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk reduction 2015-2030 recognized the gender dimension of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the need to do more to ensure that women and girls’ needs and engagement are more effectively integrated in DRR and disaster risk management (DRM).

Understanding gender equality and gender dynamics in DRR and DRM, and consequently mainstreaming gender components into policy instruments, decision making processes, planning and budgeting processes and overall development processes related to DRR/DRM is very important to reduce the gendered impact of climate change and disaster risks and enhance the adaptive capacities of women and their communities. UN Women together with other UN agencies, especially UNDP, is working with governments, local civil society and women activists, to mainstream gender in DRR/DRM.

UN Women has developed a global flagship Program on disaster risk management, titled Addressing Gender Inequality of Risk in a Changing Climate. The DRM flagship programme is aligned with Goal 4 of UN Women’s Strategic Plan and is intended to contribute to the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk reduction 2015-2030. UN Women is now seeking to localize the flagship program to several countries in the Europe and Central Asia region including Serbia, Tajikistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina and FYR Macedonia.

Over the past several years, Europe and Central Asia have become more prone to natural disasters. In Tajikistan, approximately 150 small- to medium-scale disasters occur annually, affecting at least 10,000 people per year. The country is located along a seismic rift and has some of the world’s largest glaciers, increasing the country’s vulnerability to flooding, mudslides, rock falls, avalanches, landslides and earthquakes. The physical infrastructure (e.g. roads, power lines, water systems) is old, poorly maintained, and under constant threat from hazards. Infrastructure repair or replacement costs are often beyond the government’s capacity to pay. In Serbia since 2014 there have been repeated floods, droughts, and landslides, resulting not just in physical and infrastructure losses, but also in decreases in women and men’s rights protection and well being. Similarly, FYR Macedonia have been affected by floods since 2014, with the most recent one in August 2016 leading to 21 deaths.

Gender disaggregated data that can demonstrate how disasters effect women and girls differently from the rest of the population is rarely available. In the immediate aftermath of the Tajikistan floods in April-May 2014, UN Women initiated a rapid assessment of women’s vulnerability, needs and priorities in the context of natural disasters which found that rural women have extremely limited access to timely and sufficient information that would allow them to reduce disasters’ risks and consequences. The assessment of disaster-affected districts provided data on the nature of risks and the distinct vulnerabilities of men and women, boys and girls; on disasters’ impacts, as well as sex-disaggregated data on loss and damage; to contribute to a better understanding of the relationship between gender equality and DRR. In Serbia in 2014 a Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) was conducted and incorporated a gender chapter which did a monetized assessment of the physical and future-income losses that women were likely to bear. The Serbian government now plans to localize the assessment methodology to prepare for future natural disasters. UN Women is supporting this work and efforts of several local municipalities to engage in gender sensitive disaster risk planning and response. In FYR Macedonia, the PDNA is being currently being conducted in 7 relevant areas 1) Housing, land, settlements; 2) Livelihoods; 3) Water and sanitation; 4) Roads &municipal infrastructure; 5) Emergency response; 6) Early warning, flood management and flood prevention and 7) Macroeconomic/fiscal impact. UN Women is helping ensure that the gender perspective is considered in all these areas.

UN Women Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Regional Office is now seeking to hire three international consultants to help localize the UNW Flagship program, to develop a multi-country program document on DRR for the region based on our existing and past programming and to contribute to a capacity building training module for governmental and NGO counterparts in the region. This will include a review of what UN Women has done to date on DRR in the ECA region, a mapping of existing DRR resources in 3-4 countries, validation and further elaboration of findings through field research in several countries – Tajikistan, Serbia, FYR Macedonia and potentially Bosnia-Herzegovina. The consultancy should conclude with the preparation of a multi-country program document for UN Women. The international consultant will be assisted by local researchers who are familiar with the context, language and have access to key local stakeholders.

The international consultants should have significant expertise in gender equality, women’s empowerment and human rights in disaster risk reduction contexts. They will also possess strong analytical and programme development capacities in order to formulate the mapping report and a multi-country programme to be piloted in 2017. The consultants should rely on the assessment, analysis, action points and theory of change developed for the DRM flagship programme, and the draft global program that is currently being finalized, to facilitate the delivery of the DRM flagship-programme’s goal, outcomes and outputs in several countries of Europe and Central Asia.

Duties and Responsibilities

The consultants will work under the direct supervision of the Governance, Peace and Security Policy Advisor at the UN Women Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (UN Women ECA RO), overall guidance of UN Women ECA RO Director, and in close cooperation with relevant UN Women offices in the field.

He/she will be responsible for the following specific tasks:

  1. Conduct a desk review of policies, programmes, and efforts to date on DRR/DRM and the extent to which they integrate gender in Tajikistan, Serbia, FYR Macedonia (and possibly Bosnia-Herzegovina). Deliver a detailed inception report that will include information on overall good practices on gender responsive DRR/DRM and an analysis of UN Women ECA offices’ experience/practices of DRM related work to date (based on a review of existing assessments and reports). Identify potential gaps, and opportunities for policy and programming.

  2. Taking into account the results of the desk review and identified gaps and opportunities, conduct and draft a study on DRR/DRM and gender, which will include:

  3. A review of national disaster preparedness and response documents; as well as on interagency DRM related policies, assessments and studies in Tajikistan, Serbia and FYR Macedonia to confirm assumptions about existing gaps and needs to improve the integration of gender into national DRR/DRM efforts.

  4. A mapping of current (national/international) providers of DRR/DRM programming and policy and its incorporation of gender issues; an analysis of providers’ capacities and roles in view of possible future partnerships with UN Women, joint work and stronger coordination

  5. An assessment of the effectiveness and relevance of existing practices/lessons/challenges on integrating gender into DRM efforts at the country level;

After the research is completed country chapters should be drafted to capture all the information collected, propose actions based on a clear vision for integrating gender equality into DRR/DRM efforts and support the integration of gender perspectives into the overall strategic planning, design and programming efforts of various UN Agencies, and to support of UN Women’s potential work and development of priorities in the area of DRM/DRR;

  1. Use the analysis and findings as a resource to develop recommendations and draft a regional program document for future UN Women programming in ECA in line with UN Women’s humanitarian programming and its corporate flagship programme initiative on Addressing the Gender Inequality of Risk. The program should rely on the existing theory of change, and should include an assessment of gender gaps, suggested strategy and partnerships, a results and resources framework, Implementation and management arrangements, and an indicative budget. The document should propose a resource mobilization strategy to fundraise for the programme implementation

Depending on needs and capacities, the consultant may assist in developing a DRR and gender capacity building training module for local counterparts working in government and NGOs.

The Consultants will spend approximately 12 days total in Serbia and FYR Macedonia, and another 5-7 days in Tajikistan. He/she will work closely with national consultants who will prepare meetings and briefing documents. Due to limited availability of time and resources, qualitative data collection methods such as focus group discussions and key informant interviews will be prioritized. The assessment will also draw on relevant information from secondary sources that may be useful including existing needs assessments, reports, analysis, statements and available data.

Key Deliverables:

A research plan, a desk review of existing resources in national contexts, to deliver an inception report that defines existing gaps and needs on integrating gender into national disaster risk reduction efforts in the targeted countries (possibly like this) : 5 days

Research Plan and the Inception Report not longer than 25 pages that includes: desk review of policies, programmes, and efforts on DRR/DRM, identification of gaps and needs of integrating gender into national disaster risk reduction efforts.

After on the ground field work: a study on DRR/DRM that includes: an assessment of existing practices on integrating gender into DRM efforts at the country level and overview of good practices on gender responsive DRM, SWOT analysis exercise of the current DRM programming/actions and mapping of key stakeholders for the process. : 25 days

A multi country program document on DRM in line with the UN Women FPI on Addressing Gender Inequality of Risk : 15 days

Payment schedule:

25% of the amount specified in the Financial Proposal may be disbursed upon submission and approval of the inception research plan, the next 50% will be paid once the country based DRM/DRR study is approved; and the final 25% will be will be transferred following the approval of the final program document and certification by the UN Women Hiring Manager at the Istanbul Regional Office. Please note that no funds for travel will be paid up front.

Competencies

Core values/ guiding principles:

Integrity:

  • Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

Professionalism:

  • Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.

Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core Competencies:

Planning & Organizing:

  • Develops clear goals in line with agreed strategies, identifies priorities, foresees risks and makes allowances accordingly.

Organizational Awareness:

  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment.

Teamwork:

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Accountability:

  • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and delivers outputs in accordance with agreed time, cost and quality standards.

Functional Competencies:

  • Familiarity with the work of UN Women and other multilateral, academia, bilateral and civil society development partners.

  • Technical experience in gender, land, and climate-change.

  • Strong understanding of programme development and results-based management including monitoring and evaluation.

  • Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints, and to work independently and exercise good judgment.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and operate effectively across thematic areas.

  • Openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

Master’s degree in social sciences, gender studies, public administration, international relations, international law, public policy, or a field relevant to the TOR requirements. Ph.D preferred.

Experience:

  • A minimum of eight years of professional policy and/or programming experience, mapping experience is highly desirable.
  • 5 years experience in gender and disaster risk reduction, resilience and disaster risk mitigation.
  • 5 years experience in conducting research and analysis in these or related fields.
  • Experience in programming in these fields in Europe and/or Central Asia.
  • Experience in developing project documents in the broad thematic area.
  • Experience in developing capacity building-training courses in the broad thematic area.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Experience with UN Women or another UN agency highly desirable.

Language:

Fluency in English (written and oral)

Application procedure:

The following documents should be submitted as part of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials:

  • Cover letter to include a brief overview about which of your previous experiences makes you the most suitable candidate for the advertised position.
  • Examples of previous work relevant to the requirements of this ToR, including web links, references or copies of written work
  • Methodological proposal including the proposed methodology for collecting evidence and scope of research
  • Financial Proposal (Specifying a total lump sum amount in USD for the tasks specified in this Terms of Reference). The financial proposal shall include a breakdown of this lump sum amount (daily rate and number of anticipated working days, travel tickets, per diems and any other possible costs. Travel costs should include about 20 days of research in Serbia, FYR Macedonia and Tajikistan).
  • P11 and CV including past experience in similar assignments; can be downloaded at http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment, a signed copy should be submitted

How to apply:

Please follow this link:https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=69053

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Liberia: Tax Administration Expert

Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Country: Liberia
Closing date: 28 Oct 2016

1. Project Background:

The Revenue Generation for Governance and Growth (RG3) project will build the capacity of targeted Government of Liberia (GOL) institutions, particularly the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) and the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), to improve domestic revenue mobilization in Liberia. RG3 will support MFDP to develop the capacity to formulate sound, predictable, and fair revenue policies. It will also support the LRA to enhance its ability to effectively, efficiently, and transparently implement those policies and carry out its revenue collection mandate. Lastly, it will work with the GOL, private sector, and civil society to strengthen consultation, education, and engagement on taxes and their benefits with an aim to building tax morale, increasing voluntary compliance, and fostering greater trust between taxpayers and the government.

2. Role’s Purpose:

The objective of this assignment is to conduct a quick assessment of the e-Filing and e-Payment readiness, including:

· High-level Needs Assessment and IT Environment Study covering MIS tiers: hardware, networking, software, people (organizational and human resources) and tasks (BPMN, internal and external actors’ information flows)

· High-level decomposition of the “As-Is” Enterprise Architecture (EA) scenario for provision of services by LRA.

· Drafting To-Be Enterprise Architecture (EA) scenario in liaison with RG4 subject matter experts (SMEs) providing for Gap Analysis (identification of existing, missing and update needed) of information flow and identification of high-level business processes (aka Descriptive level of Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) for e-filing, e-payments, mobile payments and back-office reconciliation.

· In liaison with as per TADAT and LRA draft a high level Working Schedule to address the identified Gaps utilizing best practice and taking into consideration local conditions. The modernization recommendations shall address Business, Application and Technology layers of the LRA Enterprise Architecture (EA).

· Review and design Systems Performance Monitoring Indicators for the LRA systems to provide for business continuity.

Deliverables

The Tax IT Expert will be responsible for the following deliverables:

• E-filing and e-payment Needs Assessment and IT Environment Study, including recommendations on addressing critical needs.

• High-level LRA As-Is/To-Be Enterprise Architecture (EA) Review

• Initial systems performance monitoring indicators

• Selected contributions to benchmarking study

• Power point presentations on findings

• Annual high level work plan for LRA to address critical needs

How to apply:

Please apply via DAI’s website at: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=2844

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Ghana: Technical Advisor–Evidence & Knowledge Management

Organization: IMA World Health
Country: Ghana
Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

IMA World Health is seeking applications for an Evidence & Knowledge Management Lead for an anticipated DFID-funded violence against women and girls (VAWG) opportunity in Ghana. The Preventing Violence Against Girls (PVAAG) program aims to contribute to the long-term reduction in the prevalence of VAWG as well as to strengthen the evidence base on what works to mitigate violence against adolescent girls (aged 10-19) in Ghana. The Evidence and Knowledge Management Lead will be responsible for leading operations research aimed at producing knowledge and evidence on the drivers and effects of VAWG against adolescent girls and “what works” to tackle this. She/he reports directly to the Team Leader and will advise the Implementation Team, providing technical direction for project implementation and ensuring the project meets stated goals, expected results, and reporting requirements.

Duties:

  • Lead qualitative (formative) research to inform curriculum development for the safe spaces and pilot test and iterate the curriculum as appropriate.
  • Lead qualitative (formative) research to inform the content (branding, messages, characters) for the social norms component of the program.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to determine possible areas for further research to strengthen the evidence base on violence against adolescent girls.
  • Develop materials (e.g. curriculum) to be developed for use in challenging harmful attitudes and behaviors.
  • Ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of IMA World Health and DFID resources.

The position requires a competent and experienced person with the following attributes:

  • A minimum of a university degree in Gender Studies, International Development, Global Health, or a related field is required; Advanced degree in relevant field is strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of X years experience working with programming in contexts similar to Ghana; experience working in West Africa and particularly Ghana will be strongly preferred.
  • A thorough understanding of the drivers of VAWG, in Ghana and/or the region, will be an asset.
  • A professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Ghanaian nationals are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

All interested parties should apply for this position through the IMA career page by using the following link: https://imaworldhealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/473106.html

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United States of America: Knowledge Management Specialist

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 30 Oct 2016

Dexis is seeking an experienced Knowledge Management Specialist to provide internal and external knowledge management services to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The work location for this position will be in Washington, DC and relevant field offices. This is a full time contract position. The start date for this position is immediate.

Responsibilities

  • Develop knowledge management strategies for external stakeholders
  • Assess and improve internal data and learning materials dissemination strategies for internal users
  • Create data visualizations and informational products from complex data sets for technical and general audiences
  • Evaluate knowledge management (KM) strategy effectiveness

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in international relations, political science, international development, communications, or related field
  • At least five (5) years of experience with strategic learning, knowledge management, organizational development, at least three of which must be in an international development context

  • Skilled facilitation of groups, meetings, and events both online and in-person

  • At least three (3) years of supervisory experience

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency required

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and working in nearly 90 countries in FY 2015 for USAID and the Department of State, Dexis supports US federal agencies in the areas of program monitoring and evaluation, program learning, and program support. We are not only one of the fastest growing firms in international development, we are rated among the highest among our peers on employee-reviewed sites.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces

How to apply:

Please apply online here – http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=960

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Kenya: Regional Technical Director – Infomatics & Analytics (USAID Kenya/West Africa)

Organization: BroadReach
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Oct 2016

Company Description:

BroadReach is seeking Technical Director candidates for a regional USAID position/program (BAA for Sustainable Development in Africa to improve health outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by disrupting current models of healthcare, changing how and why data/information is collected, analyzed and then used to achieve results.).

Job Description:

The Regional Technical Director- Informatics/Analytics will report to the Program Director and be responsible for the management of the informatics, analytics Teams’ projects/deliverables and ensuring that performance requirements are met.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the execution of informatics and technology strategy for shared cloud-based and local informatics platforms to support the organization’s informatics solutions for its partnerships, clients and partners
  • Overseeing the implementation and maintenance of a network security function to ensure the integrity and privacy of the company’s data and computing environment and protect its investment in technology
  • Providing recommendations and strategic technical guidance on health informatics, governance, and data analytics to the Program Director for approval
  • Building and managing department teams and oversee research and development, as well as project management
  • Establishing data management lifecycle standards and ensuring adherence to USAID and other donor requirements
  • Providing technical guidance and input for annual work-plans, reports, and other deliverables
  • Performing technical liaison, on behalf of the program with USAID, regional entities, partners and other stakeholders, MOH and other Government of Kenya officials, and staff at BroadReach headquarters in Cape Town, SA
  • Liaising with USAID/AFR and other stakeholders to set up and conduct regular technical assistance and site support visits to provide mentorship and training to USAID/AFR staff in areas of data collection, collation and reporting and resolve problems identified in order to improve the quality of data reported
  • Providing leadership and technical support specifically for development of national and local level communication and advocacy campaigns and approaches leveraging national and community level partnerships
  • Analyzing and documenting data process flows using standard BRHC process documentation approaches, with the objective to identify areas presenting bottle-necks or where process strengthening will improve quality and/or increase capacity
  • Developing close working relationships, partnerships, and facilitating coordination with the regional health entities, relevant Ministries of Health, USAID-funded partners, and other stakeholders and partners, including non-USG donors
  • Continuous analysis of data in databases, reports and registers for purposes of knowledge discovery, identification of errors and the potential causes of those errors
  • Oversee quality assurance protocols for technical deliverables to ensure they meet high standards
  • Engaging informatics and analytics staff in formulating and implementing practices and processes that ensures that identified gaps and errors are resolved efficiently and effectively
  • Mentoring, guiding and training site staff at each supported site, ensuring that data capturers and other staff responsible for data quality are adequately trained in the data processing procedures and the tools used to perform their duties

Required qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Public Health, Computer Science, Data Management, Informatics, Global/Public Health Informatics or other related field. (Master’s degree in similar areas is highly preferred.)
  • 7+ years’ work experience in a monitoring and evaluation reporting role with the MOH in Kenya (and or regional country)
  • 5+ years of experience with BI tools, database management and data pipeline management
  • Experience of directly managing a team and supporting multiple work teams
  • Ability to work with large data sets and develop processes that extrapolate the data in an efficient manner
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize diverse information into manageable pieces
  • Demonstrated ability moving into problem-solving mode in response to challenges
  • Success working and thriving in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment effectively managing multiple priorities with tight deadlines
  • Solid understanding of the USG international development health industry and performance analytics
  • Ability to network effectively at all levels and influence without direct management oversight
  • Demonstrated strength in problem solving and analytics and capable of driving insight to action
  • Knowledge and experience with Donor funding reporting, highly preferred
  • Understanding of Health Information Systems, informatics, Analytics, and HIV/AIDS programs/healthcare systems in resource-limited settings advantageous, a plus
  • Willingness and ability to work in and travel to rural, low-resource settings
  • Advanced MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • English is the spoken and written language- other Africa languages preferred

HOW TO APPLY:

PLEASE – NO PHONE CALLS.

To apply to this position, please go to www.brhc.com and click on “Contact”, “Careers” and ”**View All Jobs.”** Then select “Technical Director – Informatics/Analytics” to create your online application. You can also go directly to the job to apply by clicking the following link:

https://broadreach.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=263. Please be sure to include the following information with your application:

· Cover Letter

· Bio/Resume

We appreciate your interest in BroadReach, however, we only contact short-listed candidates. If we do not contact you, please know we will keep your resume on file for other relevant opportunities in the near future.

BroadReach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

www.brhc.com x

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY:

PLEASE – NO PHONE CALLS.

To apply to this position, please go to www.brhc.com and click on “Contact”, “Careers” and ”**View All Jobs.”** Then select “Technical Director – Informatics/Analytics” to create your online application. You can also go directly to the job to apply by clicking the following link:

https://broadreach.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=263. Please be sure to include the following information with your application:

· Cover Letter

· Bio/Resume

We appreciate your interest in BroadReach, however, we only contact short-listed candidates. If we do not contact you, please know we will keep your resume on file for other relevant opportunities in the near future.

BroadReach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

www.brhc.com x

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Myanmar: National Research Consultant

Organization: Population Services International
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 10 Nov 2016

National Research Consultant

Strategic Research & Evaluation

Term: 1 month

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Partner with us!

Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Strengthening Private Sector Malaria Case Management and Surveillance to Accelerate Malaria Elimination in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam (GEMS) is a four-year project being implemented in the Greater Mekong Subregion, with a primary investment outcome of increased coverage of private sector engagement for malaria testing, treatment, and reporting according to national policies in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam. The project aims to increase capacity of the private sector in malaria service provision, malaria case management, and malaria case reporting in order to strengthen malaria surveillance systems and accelerate progress towards national malaria elimination goals within each of the four countries.

The project aims to achieve the primary investment outcome through delivering three intermediate investment outcomes:

  • Increased appropriate case management of suspected malaria cases within private sector service delivery points and worksites, including mapping service provision, provider training, routine provider supervision, and strengthening private sector supply chains for malaria commodities.
  • Increased reporting of suspected and confirmed cases by private sector service delivery points and worksites into national information systems, including establishing reporting systems using DHIS2 for data management and visualization, promoting data use, case investigation, and reactive case detection.
  • Improved evidence base for decision making on effective strategies for private sector engagement and surveillance systems strengthening, including generating and disseminating evidence, and contributing to regional molecular surveillance.

The Strategic Research & Evaluation team helps PSI figure out “what works.” We fill the evidence gaps around effectiveness of marketing and health service delivery strategies to influence global health policy and practice. The SRE team will take the lead on conducting a process evaluation to provide insight into how the program is changing testing, treatment, tracking practices in the private sector, and how this in turn influences the elimination agenda and progress in the region. The process evaluation will consist of key informant interviews (KIIs) with key program stakeholders. The KIIs will be conducted in Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam.

We are looking for 4 National Research Consultants who are excited about qualitative research methods to take the lead on conducting KIIs within Cambodia, Myanmar, Lao PDR, and Vietnam, as well as ensuring data quality and submission of results to SRE. There will be one consultant for each country (Cambodia, Myanmar, Lao PDR, and Vietnam).

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

Lead qualitative data collection, ensure quality of data collection and cleaning, and coordinate submission of data to SRE:

  • Conduct key informant interviews, either in-person or over the phone
  • Transcribe and translate audio recordings of interviews
  • Coordinate with other project consultants to ensure quality of data collection, transcription, cleaning, and translation
  • Ensure timely submission of audio files and transcribed data to PSI research team
  • Review and provide feedback to support interpretation of analyzed findings

What are we looking for?

The basics

  • You have a Master’s degree or higher in public health, sociology, economics, or other related discipline
  • You have 3- 5 years of demonstrated experience fielding qualitative research studies in low resource settings
  • You have experience conducting and transcribing semi-structured interviews.
  • You have demonstrated ability to maintain data quality procedures and generate high quality data.
  • You have the ability to work independently and adhere to timelines
  • You are proficient in English.
  • You are fluent in one or more of the following languages: Khmer, Lao, Burmese, or Vietnamese.
  • You have the ability to travel to remote areas (including plantations and forested areas).

What would get us excited?

Experienced in the field: You have familiarity with malaria elimination strategies in mainland Southeast Asia.

Timeline:

Work is expected to begin in November 2016, with an expected completion date by mid-December 2016.

Expected Output:

Clean transcripts of key informant interviews, following protocol for data collection and management.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/h2cz2tst8d

How to apply:

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United States of America: Research and Metrics Advisor II

Organization: Pathfinder International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 11 Nov 2016

Program Overview

Pathfinder’s Research and Metrics Unit (RMU) provides technical assistance to field offices to design and oversee project performance monitoring, compliance, management information systems, assessments and evaluations, , operational and other implementation science studies, protocols and instruments, analysis plans, while ensuring adherence to ethical data collection standards. Every Advisor is responsible for ensuring that we plan for and collect appropriate, relevant, high-quality data and use it for program learning and action. The team’s expertise lies in developing organizational standards, SOPs, methods, measures, and tools to enable programs to collect and use meaningful qualitative and quantitative data. All of these efforts aim to provide program managers and technical advisors with high quality data in ways that can inform their decisions. The Unit is also growing its competencies in knowledge exchange and structured learning activities to help facilitate the use of data for decisions and action. The high-energy, fast-paced, highly analytic and collaborative Research and Metrics team is multidisciplinary with expertise in public health, sociology, epidemiology, biostatistics, management, design thinking, and qualitative research methods.

Position Purpose

The Research and Metrics Advisor II is responsible for collaborating with other Unit members to develop and implement Pathfinder’s Research and Learning strategy and work plan, which includes responsibilities related to performance monitoring, compliance and data quality, data use, knowledge exchange, and implementation science and learning. His/her main responsibility is to provide direct assistance to field staff in country offices and projects to ensure sound and high quality performance monitoring, compliance and data quality, data use, knowledge exchange, and implementation science and learning is designed and carried out. The Advisor will work closely with field staff to enable projects to fulfill their performance management and reporting responsibilities using meaningful data, and provide evidence for program learning. This involves gaining a full understanding of PI programs with which he/she works and may involve development of new tools for data collection, communication with other HQ and field staff, planning for and selecting consultants and providing targeted training as needs arise. S/he is also responsible for collaborating with other Unit staff to design operations and other research studies.

Key Responsibilities

Works with designated Pathfinder International Country Office and project staff to:

  • Develop sound M&E, Research and Learning plans for project proposals, including appropriate selection of final project indicators and data sources, and M&E team work plan to ensure effective implementation. This may include responding to questions from donors.
  • Conceptualize, develop and implement appropriate system(s) for collecting monitoring and evaluation data to enable each project to report to stakeholders and use data to track achievement of goals and objectives, make programmatic decisions and take necessary actions.
  • Create and adapt data collection tools, as appropriate, including monitoring tools and forms, survey questionnaires, key informant interview schedules, facility assessment and supervision tools, and training materials.
  • Provide thought leadership to countries and the RMU team related to designing mixed-method, quasi-experimental studies, calculating sample size, identifying appropriate research methods and tools, and conducting descriptive and inferential analysis using appropriate software tools.
  • Assist project staff to develop and implement monitoring and evaluation standards, guidelines, procedure manuals and data management guidelines for their office/projects.
  • Mentor project staff to design and/or oversee implementation of project household surveys and other data collection tasks. This may include developing survey protocols and terms of reference for consulting firms, critically reviewing consultant reports and other deliverables, assisting with ethical clearance procedures.
  • Provide support and guidance to other members of the RMU team, including orientation to Pathfinder processes and materials, as appropriate, and review of documents written by team members.
  • Initiate new guidance documents and other materials to improve M&E knowledge and skill development across the organization.

The research and metrics advisor will also work with Unit staff at headquarters to:

  • Develop and implement Pathfinder’s Research and Learning strategy and related policies, guidelines and standard procedures
  • Draft M&E, Research, and Learning plans for proposals and review proposals from the data collection and evaluation perspectives.
  • Disseminate Pathfinder International standards and operating procedures, as appropriate.
  • Provide relevant training to Pathfinder staff, as needed.
  • Develop resources and tools for Pathfinder staff and projects, as needed.
  • Assist project staff to disseminate information on Pathfinder project results and findings through written reports, conference presentations and publications.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Basic Requirements

  • An advanced degree (Master’s minimum, DrPH/PhD preferred) in demography, epidemiology, statistics, social sciences or related field.
  • At least 6-8 years of progressively responsible experience in monitoring and evaluating FP, RH, HIV and/or other health programs.
  • Experience living and working in a developing country highly desired.
  • Advanced training and demonstrated experience in quantitative research methods, especially applied statistics and inferential analysis; training in mixed methods, or health economics is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with various constituencies including donor agencies and local partners.
  • Experience designing performance monitoring and/or conducting mixed-method studies in the areas of reproductive health/family planning, HIV/AIDS, post-abortion care, adolescent health or quality improvement preferred.
  • Experienced user of software packages, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and at least one statistical software package (EPI-INFO, STATA, SPSS, SAS or similar).
  • Demonstrated success with packaging and presenting data to a wide range of stakeholders for decision making and action.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English required; fluency in French is a plus.
  • Proven ability to work independently and with attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven team player.
  • Ability to work well with people from different cultures.
  • Ability to travel extensively (approximately 35% time).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in designing and conducting mixed-methods studies, costing studies
  • Experience in designing health management information systems
  • Knowledge of USAID, PEPFAR, and other donor reporting guidelines and requirements.
  • Experience in use of data for program management and decision-making.

How to apply:

http://www.pathfinder.org/about-us/join-our-team/

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South Sudan: Request for Proposal for conducting context analysis of Juba’s Urban and Peri-Urban Areas, South Sudan

Organization: World Vision
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 18 Oct 2016

1. Introduction

I. Background

In the past 3 years, the capital city of the newest country in the world, Juba, South Sudan, has faced conflict related emergencies causing massive displacement and loss of livelihood with its community. Despite the signing of the peace agreement in August 2015, the city is still highly prone to human made disasters such as the recent clashes in July 2016. OCHA reports that approximately 12,500 people remain displaced due to the recent fighting in Juba, with 11,338 people still seeking shelter at the UNMISS bases in Tongping and UN House and a further 1,250 IDPs seeking shelter at the Don Bosco collective center in Gumbo[1].

In Juba, the majority of the population is living below the national poverty line and the weakening of the South Sudanese Pound (SSP) against the United States Dollar (USD) has further worsened the situation. Humanitarian agencies have been responding to the urgent needs of people affected by the conflict in Juba mainly in the Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites where the IDPs are settled in the UN bases. According to the latest Food Security Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) report about 4.3 million people in South Sudan are food insecure as compared to 3.8 million who were food insecure during the same period in the previous year (April 2015). During the lean season (May – July 2016) the number of severely food insecure people was projected to rise to 4.8 million individuals. This figure accounts for over 40% of the country’s population. Of those 4.8 million food insecure people, it is estimated that 20.2% (about 319,516 people) are residing in Central Equatorial, particularly in Juba and its periphery[2].

As a result of the latest events and continued volatility, the food security situation in Juba is extremely unstable, particularly among the most vulnerable, as a result of disrupted markets (looting of shops/stores resultant in high food prices, low stocks of basic commodities e.g. cereals); insecurity along the Juba-Nimule trade route; and continued diminishing household purchasing power as the local currency depreciates further against the US dollar. The disruption to trade in Juba is also causing a scarcity of hard currency, which implies reduced food imports. Moreover, some households were looted during the fighting and they have reported total losses of their domestic and productive assets. Thus, the number of people in Juba and the surrounding area in need of immediate humanitarian assistance is on the rise. Although some IDPs have returned back to their houses, 12 500 remain displaced as of July 2016. These IDPs have limited or no shelters and hygiene facilities present, resulting in an incredibly vulnerable population that requires immediate assistance with both food and non-food items.

As the world steadily becomes urban, the UN report on World Urbanization Prospects projects that more than 50 percent of the world’s population will be dwelling in cities and almost all the growth of the world’s population between 2000 and 2030 is expected to be absorbed by the urban areas of less developed regions[3]. This movement to urban areas is due to the ability of the urban area to provide number of socio-economic opportunities for jobs and income generation. On the other hand, the urban areas are becoming increasingly risky places to live especially for the low income residents which is being caused by varies factors contributing to urban vulnerability. While the definition of urban area may vary from place to place and country to country, complex, the urban context is volatile, and little information about it exists. However, urban areas are built through systems and structures that overlap and are inter-dependent and therefore easily impacted by each other

II. Purpose of the Study

As the humanitarian need grows in the Juba urban and Peri-urban areas, UN agencies, INGOs and local NGOs are stepping up their response to the urban humanitarian crisis. However urban response programming still presents a significant and urgent challenge for humanitarian actors[4]. It is against this background that World Vision South Sudan (WVSS) proposes to undertake a “context analysis study of Juba’s urban and Peri-urban areas” in order to establish a clear profile of the city and its connections to surrounding areas through analysis of the political, economic, environmental, social context as well as the technological challenges and opportunities to inform urban program options that will effectively and sustainably reduce poverty and build resilience. The context analysis will enable WV and other humanitarian partners planning to respond to the needs of populations outside the PoC to be well informed and effectively respond to the needs of Juba’s urban and peri-urban populations. World Vision defines urban as the municipality of Juba as defined by government administrative boundaries, which includes urban and Peri-urban areas.

III**. Objective of the Study**

The main aim of this study is to ensure that programming in Juba urban areas is informed by all of the contextual factors that might affect implementation and sustainability. Thus, the question that this research seeks to address is:

· What is the nature of the vulnerability in Juba’s urban and Peri-urban areas?

World Vision South Sudan is specifically seeking to identify and answer the following key research objectives:

  1. Who are the most vulnerable in Juba and where are they located?
  2. What are the political factors that impacts their resilience[5]?
  3. What are the economic factors that impact resilience?
  4. What are the environmental (physical) factors that impact resilience?
  5. What are the social factors that impact resilience?
  6. What are the technological challenges that impact resilience?
  7. What opportunities are available for people to build resilience?
  8. What appropriate programming strategies could be recommended that would increase resilience of the vulnerable groups?
  9. What are the lessons learnt during the data collection process

2. Research Methodology

The consultant (and/or Team of consultants) will outline the specific research methodology for the context analysis study in the proposal.

The research should include but not limited to the following approaches:

  • Socio-cultural analysis
  • Economic analysis
  • Livelihood analysis
  • Coping strategies analysis
  • Stakeholders and partner analysis
  • Systems analysis
  • Resilience thinking
  • Political economy analysis

A desk review of no more than five pages will also be part of the research methodology in order to better inform the data collection and analysis.

3. Limitations

Consultants should be aware of the following challenges that may arise in the evaluation:

  1. Data collection: Information will mostly be collected from non-English speakers. If tools need to be translated into the local language, this will take additional time and resources. Further discussion of this can be done between WVSS Program development and Quality Assurance (PDQA) staff and the consultant. WV will provide translators.
  2. Security: The security situation might be a hindrance to the research process as this could limit meetings and travelling within the region. This may also delay the delivery of final product.

4. Authority and Responsibility

The context analysis will be led by a team of external consultants with strong background and experience in the area of political science, urban planning and design, refugees and IDPs, development studies and/or programming work with NGOs or the UN in emergency, development or rehabilitation contexts. The consultant will work with project team and quality assurance team in undertaking the assignment starting from the desk review throughout to producing the final report.

5. Team Members and Roles

Consultant’s Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit to World Vision the technical and financial proposal of the research including methodology to be used, work plans and schedules for the data collection aspect of the assignment for review and feedback by World Vision.
  • Design data collection tools
  • Conduct a five page desk review of the relevant secondary data
  • Conduct entry and exit debriefing with staff and key stakeholders at the World Vision South Sudan National Office
  • Prepare and submit drafts of the context analysis to World Vision for review and feedback
  • Submit final research paper in soft copy.

World Vision’s Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review and approve the research tools and methodology
  • Brief stakeholders about the purpose of the research
  • Provide all the necessary support to the consultant to ensure timely completion and compliance with international research standards
  • Arrange all the required logistics including the hiring of enumerators and transport for the data collection
  • Assist in organizing meetings with identified stakeholders and community members
  • Prepare and effect payment for the consultant upon completion of the assignment.

6. Partners

The main partners in this research exercise will include: WVSS Project Staff, including direct project staff, DM&E / PDQA, Supply Chain, Response Manager / Operations and Security (in Juba). External partners will include collaborative UN and INGO agencies UNICEF, Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC). Community volunteers, community members, local authorities (Juba City Council, County Commissioners, Payam Administrators, Chiefs, community leaders, etc.), and any other relevant parties as recommended.

Research Partner

Role

QA team

  • Review survey design, tools and research paper
  • Facilitate data collection

Supply Chain

  • Hiring of consultant

Support Office (SO)

  • Review TOR
  • Review research methodology
  • Review draft reports.

RRC

  • Facilitate ease of entry to communities and relevant stakeholders

Juba Town Council

  • Facilitate the identification of the city and its boundaries in mapping out areas for the data collection

Community Leaders

  • Facilitate consultant’s acceptance into the community
  • Facilitate community mobilization for targeted population for focus group discussions

UN and INGOs

  • Share identified secondary data for desk review

Consultant

  • Provide service in designing, data collection, reporting as stated in the ToR.

7. Team Advisors

This research will be led by an external consultant. Technical support will be provided by the WVSS PDQA team, and the Juba Response team leader. The Urban Technical Advisor for Global Humanitarian Emergencies Affairs, WVI will also provide expertise on urban programming.

8. Logistics Accommodation and transport: to be arranged by WVSS;

Translators, drivers, facilitators, office space, printing of materials i.e. questionnaires to be arranged by WVSS;
Point persons in the field: QA coordinator-Response and M & E Assistant;
Security: WVSS will provide security briefing. The consultant is required to have attended security training (e.g.: Clarity, HEAT, etc.)
Internal and external travel: all internal travel costs will be at WVSS charge; external travels to and from home country should be included in the consultant’s financial proposal. Activity

Duration Timeline
1 :Designing of qualitative data collection tools, identification of relevant documents for desk review and desk review -5 days 20 – 26th October 2016
2 :Inception meeting with WVSS , 27 October, 2016
3: Training and Data Collection -8 days, 27 October – 3 November , 2016
4 :Exit meeting with WV -1 day, 4 November, 2016
5: Data analysis and report writing -9 days, 7 – 14 November 2016
6: Draft report submitted ,15 November, 2016
7: Review of draft research report by WV- 4 days, 15 – 18 November, 2016
8: Submission of final research report ,23 November, 2016

9. Products

  1. Entry Meeting: Consultant will meet WV staff and present their work-plan for discussion and be briefed on logistics and any other technical related issues.
  2. De-brief presentation: During the exit interview, consultants will be expected to do short Power Point presentation of initial findings as well a review of the data collection process including lessons learnt. Nice.
  3. Final reports: The consultant will be required to produce a draft report. First, the draft report will be submitted to the WVSS office on an agreed date for review and then a final report (Ms Word, Excel files to be put in PDF as well) will be submitted according to the research timeline. The report will have the following structure:

a. Cover page

b. Table of Contents

c. Acknowledgements

d. Glossary

e. Introduction

f. Executive summary

g. Introduction/Background

h. Methodology

i. Findings

j. Conclusion and recommendations

k. Good Practices and Lessons learnt from the research process

l. Appendices (to include copies of all tools, list of enumerators, research timeline including all KII and FGD participants and discussion transcripts (as many pages as necessary- please reference the annexes in the report, but include them in a zip file as separate documents.

Note that this research paper will be published and shared with in the following platform and partners:

  • All relevant clusters and working groups operating in Juba
  • UN agencies
  • INGO and other local NGOs
  • WV partnership
  • Learning platforms such as Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP)

10. Budget

The budget for the evaluation will cater for the following costs, which will be covered by the organization.

  • Consultant’s fee including international flight cost for the consultant team
  • Accommodation (full-board) in South Sudan for the consultant team
  • Transportation in the field (fuel & vehicle rentals)
  • Payment for enumerators
  • Stationaries for data collection

The following costs will not be covered by the organization and should be factored into the consultancy and related fee which the consultant will submit with the application.

  • Costs for data handling, entry and processing
  • Communication cost
  • Report writing and printing
  • Any medical expenses by the consultant during the assignment

11. Documents

The consultant will be facilitated to obtain relevant documentation to support the desk review of secondary information. The consultant is encouraged to identify any other sources for appropriate additional information they may need in the proposal.

12. Lessons Learned

The lessons learnt by the research team must be documented and shared with the WVSS quality assurance team so that they may be taken into consideration for future studies. The documentation of these lessons will be vital for reflection, growth and continued improvement as well as the fulfillment of donor requirements. The lessons must be drawn from the research processes used, which are likely to include, but not limited to, HH survey, key informant interviews, focus group discussions, study observations and secondary data reviews.

13. Appendices

Consultant selection criteria

  1. The proposals will be evaluated according to the following criteria;
  2. Technical and financial proposal: Financial proposal must have a breakdown of expenses that will make up the amount proposed. (30%)
  3. Proposed personnel for the assignment (refer to point “e” below): (25%)
  4. Corporate capability: as indicated by previous assignments carried out. (10%)
  5. Demonstrated experience with contactable references in urban planning and development, urban studies, gender studies, political science, and anthropology, international relations, development studies, refugee or IDP studies (skills and experience at Masters Level or above). Experience with hands-on programming work with NGOs or the UN in emergency, development or rehabilitation contexts will be an added advantage: (25%)
  6. The consultant is required to have attended security training (e.g.: Clarity, HEAT, etc.) (10%)
  7. In-depth knowledge of the social-cultural, economic, and political context of South Sudan is an added advantage.

[1] South Sudan | CCCM | Update #20:09 Aug – 15 Aug 2016

[2] April 2016 IPC Update

[3] UNEP Cities and Urban Vulnerability in the context of Urban al Management

[4] ‘Understanding the nature and scale of urban risk in low – and middle – income countries and its implications for humanitarian preparedness, planning and response’ Dodman et. al (2003)

[5]Urban resilience is defined as: ‘the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and

Systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience’ (da Silva in the City Resilience Framework as, 2014, p.3).

[6] Days include Saturday and Sunday.

How to apply:

How to apply:

Interested and eligible bidders are invited to send the following documents by email to

sdno_scmquotations@wvi.org starting from 5th of October, 2016. *Bids close on 18th of October, 2016* at 5pm (East African Time). Please quote “***Context analysis of Juba’s Urban and Peri-Urban Areas”*** in all your correspondences. WVSS reserves the right to accept or reject part or all of any or all bids. Documents to include in the bid include:

  1. Technical and financial proposal
  2. Resume of proposed consultants
  3. Sample of previous work
  4. References

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Haiti: Administrateur de Base de Donnes Ministre de lEconomie et des Finances (MEF) – Port-au-Prince, Hati, Database Administrator Ministry of Econom

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 06 Nov 2016

Administrateur de Base de Données – Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances (MEF) – Port-au-Prince, Haïti

Profil d’Entreprise:
Management Systems International est une entreprise de développement international basée à Washington DC avec plus de 35 ans de contribution aux résultats dans le monde de développement. Nous travaillons dans des environnements difficiles tels que le Pakistan, l’Afghanistan, le Sud Soudan et l’Iraq. MSI emploie plus de 800 experts dans les domaines de la gestion publique, du suivi et évaluation, de la gouvernance et l’anti-corruption à travers le monde entier. Pour plus d’informations sur MSI, veuillez consulter notre site web à www.msiworldwide.com. MSI est récemment devenu une entreprise de Tetra Tech.

Le Centre de Formation et d’Encadrement Technique (CFET) est une firme privée spécialisée en Gestion et Développement des Ressources Humaines fondée le 1er Octobre 1988. CFET a pour mission de contribuer à l’amélioration de la performance des travailleurs et de faciliter l’accès à des professionnels talentueux dont les compétences répondent aux besoins et aux codes d’éthique professionnelle.
CFET en partenariat avec Management Systems International (MSI) gère le programme KONEKTE de l’USAID afin de donner une Assistance Technique au Gouvernement Haïtien.

Résumé du Projet:
Lancé par USAID en novembre 2012, KONEKTE (KONesans E Konpetans TEknik) est un programme de trois ans conçu pour assister le gouvernement Haïti à augmenter les capacités au sein des ministères haïtiens en identifiant et plaçant des conseillers expérimentés aux postes clés. KONEKTE est un partenariat entre une firme haïtienne de ressources humaines et développement, Centre de Formation et d’Encadrement Technique (CFET), USAID et le Gouvernement d’Haïti (GOH) qui vise à renforcer les capacités locales pour créer une Haïti plus stable et viable. Le partenaire principale de KONEKTE au sein du GOH est l’Office de Management et des Ressources Humaines (OMRH). KONEKTE travaille en étroite collaboration avec l’OMRH pour identifier des conseillers de haut niveau à travers un processus de recrutement transparent et compétitif qui accorde la priorité aux compétences spécialisées des Haïtiens et de la diaspora haïtienne. Chaque Conseiller est placé dans un Ministère pour combler un écart de compétence. De plus, en accord avec les objectifs de l’initiative ” USAID Forward », KONEKTE renforce la capacité de l’OMRH pour pouvoir assurer la pérennité des acquis de KONEKETE quand le programme arrive à sa fin.

La Direction Générale (DG) du MEF est le maître d’œuvre chargé de la mission. La DG a organisé un groupe opérationnel comprenant 10 agents du Ministère et relevant de plusieurs Directions générales et organismes associés au Ministère. Ce groupe opérationnel ou comité de projet est spécifiquement en charge de la définition et de la mise en œuvre du Schéma Directeur Informatique. Le groupe opérationnel est dirigé par un chef de projet nommé par Monsieur le Directeur Général.

L’expert conduira la mission sous la direction du chef de projet du groupe opérationnel et sous la supervision de Monsieur le Directeur Général. L’équipe AMOA appuie les travaux du groupe opérationnel. La mission d’Assistance à la Maitrise d’Ouvrage (AMOA) a démarré le 1erAvril 2015 et elle est assurée par deux experts.

Description du Poste:
L’Office de Management et des Ressources Humaines (OMRH) de concert avec le Ministère des Finances avec l’appui technique de KONEKTE, un programme financé par l’USAID, recrute un Administrateur de Base de Données pour renforcer l’Unité Informatique (UI) et la transformer en une véritable Direction des systèmes d’Information (DSI).

**A noter: A compétence égale, la préférence sera donnée aux professionnels haïtiens**

USAID/Haïti a le droit d’annuler ce poste à tout moment**

Date d’Echéance: 19 octobre 2016

Lieu et Durée du Poste :
Le poste aura une durée de 18 mois. L’Administrateur de Bases de Données sera basé(e) au Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances (MEF), Port-au-Prince, Haïti et sera sous la supervision du Directeur Général.

  1. CONTEXTE GÉNÉRAL

Suite au tremblement de terre survenu le 12 Janvier 2010, les infrastructures informatiques du MEF ont partiellement été détruites. Un très important travail de reconstruction a été réalisé et le niveau de service d’avant le séisme a maintenant été atteint et même dépassé.

Il convient maintenant d’avancer et de progresser vers un système informatique plus intégré et plus fiable, dans un environnement marqué par la mise en œuvre de la stratégie et le plan d’action pour la réforme des finances publiques, adoptés par le gouvernement depuis mai 2014.

L’Unité Informatique (UI) du Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances (MEF) est en charge de tous les développements informatiques du Ministère y compris les projets d’infrastructures liés aux divers réseaux propriétés du Ministère. Dans ce contexte, un schéma Directeur Informatique (SDI) a été produit qui permet de planifier les développements informatiques sur une période de 5 années (2014-2019).

La mise en œuvre du SDI doit rapidement être envisagée afin de garantir une mise en place rapide des diverses solutions informatiques prévues tout en respectant la planification sur l’horizon d’application du Schéma Directeur. Parmi les préconisations du SDI figure le renforcement de l’Unité Informatique (UI) et sa transformation en une véritable Direction des systèmes d’Information (DSI).

II. JUSTIFICATION

La fonction publique haïtienne est caractérisée par un manque de professionnalisme dû à l’absence de politiques publiques, de normes, de procédures et d’outils de gestion nécessaires l’organisation et au développement de ses structures. La dotation en personnel et les nominations en particulier ne se font pas conformément à un cadre clairement défini, ce qui conduit au recrutement de ressources humaines dans des conditions inappropriées. Le processus recrutement soumis à des pressions extérieures contribue à faire de la fonction publique un instrument politique marqué par des faiblesses structurelles, la démotivation des cadres et par conséquent l’inefficacité. Il s’évidente que les services fournis par cette fonction publique ne correspondent pas aux attentes de la population.

La création en 2005 de l’OMRH a été une réponse à la nécessité d’élaborer des politiques publiques en ce qui a trait à la rationalisation recrutement et au renforcement des structures de la fonction publique. L’OMRH charge de piloter ce vaste programme de réingénierie institutionnelle offre un encadrement aux ministères et organismes autonomes leur permettant de mettre en œuvre leur plan de reforme sectoriel en matière de gestion des ressources humaines.

Six années plus tard, cette démarche a pris tout son sens à la suite de l’initiative prise par le gouvernement haïtien de réactiver l’OMRH en le rendant pleinement fonctionnel par la dotation de ressources nécessaires pour remplir sa mission qui consiste, entre autres, à piloter les programmes de reforme dans les ministères et les institutions appartenant à la fonction publique.

Cet appui destiné à la MEF est de pour renforcer l’Unité Informatique et de la transformer en véritable Direction des Systèmes d’Information (DSI) par le recrutement d’un Administrateur de Base de Données. Il s’agit d’une mission limitée dans le temps. A l’issue de cette Mission le Ministère MEF désignera un membre du personnel administratif qui sera en charge de la poursuite de la mission et de sa continuité opérationnelle.

L’un des objectifs consistera à consolider le département chargé de l’Exploitation des applications informatiques déployées à travers le Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances. La mise en œuvre du Schéma Directeur Informatique ainsi que le renforcement des différentes entités du MEF généreront le déploiement d’un nombre important d’applications métiers et de nouveaux outils d’infrastructure informatiques. Ces applications impliqueront l’utilisation quotidienne de bases de données. Il incombe pour le Ministère de garantir la disponibilité en temps réel et la qualité des données par l’entretien permanent de ces bases de données.

Il s’agit notamment de bases de données qui constituent le Back Office des applications sur lesquelles reposent essentiellement une grande partie des principales fonctions du ministère de l’Economie et des Finances et qui regroupent notamment l’ERP/IFMIS, la GED et d’autres applications transversales dont la Direction des Systèmes d’Informations (DSI) doit assurer les conditions d’Exploitation optimales.

Il en résulte une priorité de ce poste d’Administrateur de Base de Données que de garantir la qualité et la disponibilité continuelle des données.

III. PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILITES (100 % DU TEMPS)

L’Administrateur de Base de Données, dans le cadre du MEF peut être perçu comme l’un des piliers sur lesquels reposent le département d’Exploitation. A ce titre ces objectifs principaux seront entre autres de :

  • Définir des standards de base de données en accord avec les responsables des SI ;
  • Instaurer des bonnes pratiques à l’usage des équipes de développement ;
  • Concevoir et Modéliser les bases de données ;
  • Assurer le support Technique et l’Assistance aux informaticiens et aux utilisateurs ;
  • Administrer et maintenir les bases de données.
  • Administrer le référentiel des données

Globalement, l’administrateur bases de données conçoit, gère et administre les systèmes de gestion de bases de données ; il garantit la cohérence, la qualité, la sécurité et l’accessibilité permanente des informations.

Il effectue également une veille technologique afin d’anticiper les évolutions et de maintenir l’adéquation des performances et des spécificités des bases de données tout en restant dans la ligne stratégique globale SI du ministère. Afin d’atteindre les objectifs définis, l’Administrateur de bases de données s’adonnera à un ensemble d’activités liées aux fonctions du poste. Ces fonctions sont les suivantes :

  1. Conception et modélisation de bases de données ;

  2. En étroite collaboration avec l’architecte SI, mettre en place des standards en ce qui concerne les bases de données, préconiser des bonnes pratiques à usage des équipes de développement ;

  3. Effectuer les choix d’implémentation des bases de données dans le respect du cahier des charges et en collaboration avec les différents acteurs des projets (chef de projet, architectes, intégrateurs, consultants ERP, experts informatique décisionnelle…) ;

  4. Définir de manière optimale les paramètres de la base de données ;

  5. Définir des règles de sécurité (physique et logique) des données ainsi que des normes d’utilisation des bases ;

  6. Modéliser la base et concevoir les tables et les clefs ;

  7. Prendre en compte les spécificités internes (directions ou entités internes au MEF comme demandeuses) ou externes (tout partenaire direct ou indirect interagissant avec le SI du MEF) en collaboration avec l’architecte infrastructures en ce qui concerne notamment la taille de la base (capacity planning). ;

  8. Administration et maintenance des bases de données et des référentiels des données ;

  9. Créer les bases et implanter les données sur les supports physiques ;

  10. Dimensionner les serveurs ;

  11. Garantir la disponibilité et la qualité des données par le maintien et l’amélioration des performances (tuning) et fonctionnalités (en améliorant leur automatisation, optimisant les traitements et les requêtes, les paramétrages…) ;

  12. Suivre les statistiques des performances d’accès aux objets des bases de manière à assurer ainsi le tuning ;

  13. Gérer les montées en charge (suivi de la volumétrie…) sur l’aspect accès aux données ;

  14. Administrer les autorisations d’accès pour les utilisateurs ainsi que les problématiques de sécurité des données avec le responsable sécurité dans l’esprit de la Politique de Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information (PSSI) ;

  15. Gérer des migrations de version et d’une manière générale gérer la configuration ;

  16. Mettre à jour les programmes et corriger ses éventuels bugs (passer des patches) et donner son aval avant les mises en production ;

  17. Préconiser des dispositifs de sauvegarde (backup) à réaliser par les services d’exploitation pour assurer l’intégrité de l’ensemble des données des bases, notamment, l’archivage et la purge des données ;

  18. Définir des normes qualité et élaborer des tableaux de bord pour en assurer le suivi ;

  19. Assurer le suivi des outils de supervision et étudier l’ensemble des incidents survenus afin de comprendre leur gravité et leurs origines ;

  20. Élaborer et exécuter les procédures et programmes de test, lors des migrations ou à la suite d’un incident ;

  21. S’assurer que les sauvegardes sont bien effectuées (en allant faire des tests dans un centre de back up) et contrôler les mouvements sur les données ;

  22. Assurer la récupération des données et la remise en condition opérationnelle des bases de données (disaster recovery) suite à incident grave.

  23. Support technique et assistance aux informaticiens et aux utilisateurs ;

  24. Assurer le support aux développeurs et aux techniciens d’exploitation ;

  25. Assister la MOA sur le plan technique en développant la maîtrise des outils ;

  26. Mettre un support technique de niveau 2 à la disposition des utilisateurs et définir les procédures d’intervention afin de résoudre les éventuels problèmes ;

  27. Intervenir immédiatement en cas d’incident limitant les performances des bases de données ou l’accès aux informations.

  28. Contrôle des bases de données et Veille technologique

  29. Assurer une veille technologique afin de maintenir l’adéquation des performances et des spécificités des bases de données aux besoins des directions métier du ministère ;

  30. Suivre et contrôler les évolutions de version des bases existantes pour faire évoluer les bases de données ;

  31. Tester et valider les systèmes de gestion de bases de données dans le cadre de migrations ou d’évolution technologique ;

  32. Définir les normes et standards d’utilisation et d’exploitation des systèmes de gestion de bases de données ;

  33. Assurer la mise à jour de la documentation sur la structure de la base, et les procédures d’exploitation et de production ;

  34. Présenter de nouveaux produits ou de nouvelles versions au Responsable d’Exploitation et au Responsables de Développement ;

IV. QUALIFICATIONS ET EXPERIENCES REQUISES

  1. Qualifications et compétences techniques : Détenir une maîtrise. BAC + 5 (master) spécialisée en informatique et/ou télécoms, sécurité des systèmes informatiques et des réseaux ; École d’ingénieurs (informatique, télécoms, généralistes) ; La certification de qualification professionnelle (CQP) administrateur de bases de données serait un plus ; Bonne connaissance du système d’information global, de l’architecture du SI et des applications déjà en exploitation dans le Ministère serait un plus.

  2. Expérience de travail : Plus de 7 ans d’expérience professionnelle ; Directeur de Base de Données. ; Ingénieur d’études et de développement ; Administrateur ou ingénieur systèmes et réseaux ; Administrateur réseaux.

  3. Expériences Spécifiques : Avoir déjà une expérience de 5 ans en tant qu’Administrateur système et Réseaux ; Avoir participé à l’intégration de logiciels de type ERP.

  4. Compétences personnelles : D’une manière générale, en termes d’activités, l’Administrateur de bases de données devra mettre en exergue sa polyvalence, son ouverture d’esprit et sa réactivité dans les domaines de gestion de projets informatiques. Capacité à travailler dans une équipe multidisciplinaire et sous pression. Les personnes choisies pour ce poste doivent pouvoir accompagner les cadres du MEF dans les ministères, les organismes et les services déconcentrés sur tout le territoire national. Des compétences avérées dans la négociation et la préparation des réunions techniques.

  5. Compétences en informatique : Maîtrise des logiciels. Maîtrise du langage de requête SQL ; Connaissance des scripts Shell sous UNIX, Windows ; Compréhension de l’environnement (clients, secteur d’activité, données sensibles…) et du fonctionnement de l’entreprise ; Maîtrise des risques liés à la sécurité ; Certification Oracle ou Microsoft SQL Server serait un plus ;

  6. Compétences en Langues : La maîtrise de l’anglais technique est indispensable (documentation en anglais) ; Excellente Maîtrise de la langue Française (Rédaction de rapports).

A noter: Le poste est réservé aux professionnels haïtiens seulement. Les femmes sont fortement encouragées à postuler.

Pour postuler, prière de vous rendre sur notre site web: www.konekteprogram.org/fr/offres-demploi

Seuls les candidats sélectionnés pour une entrevue seront contactés. Merci de ne pas nous contacter par téléphone. MSI est un employeur équitable qui conforme aux lois EEO/AA/ADA aux Etats-Unis.

Database Administrator – Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) – Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Company Profile:
Management Systems International is a Washington, DC based international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. We operate in some of the most challenging political and economic climates in the world, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Iraq. MSI currently employs 800 development experts in the fields of public sector management, monitoring and evaluation, governance and anti-corruption. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com . MSI has recently become a Tetra Tech Company.

Founded on October 1st, 1988, the Centre de Formation et d’Encadrement Technique (CFET) is a private Haitian firm specializing in Management and Human Resources Development. CFET’s mission is to contribute to improved worker performance and to facilitate access to talented professionals whose skills match the needs and professional ethical codes of clients. CFET, in partnership with Management Systems International (MSI) manages the USAID KONEKTE program in order to provide technical support to the Government of Haiti.

Project Summary:
Launched by USAID in November 2012, KONEKTE (KONesans E Konpetans TEknik) is a program designed to assist the Government of Haiti (GOH) with increasing capacity within Haitian ministries by identifying and placing experienced advisors in key positions. KONEKTE is a partnership between a Haitian firm (Centre de Formation et d’Encadrement Technique (CFET)), USAID, and the GOH, which aims to build local capacity to create a more stable and viable Haiti. KONEKTE’s main partner within the GOH is the Office of Management and Human Resources (OMRH). KONEKTE works closely with the OMRH to identify high-level advisors through a transparent and competitive recruitment process that prioritizes the expertise of Haitians and the Haitian Diaspora. Each Advisor is placed in a department to bridge a competence gap. In addition, consistent with the objectives of the USAID Forward initiative, KONEKTE strengthens the OMRH’s ability to ensure the sustainability of the program’s achievements.

The General Management (GM) of the Ministry of Economy and Finances is responsible for carrying out the project. The GM organized an operational group comprised of 10 ministry agents and concerned several general management teams and agencies associated with the ministry. This operational group or project committee is specifically in charge of defining and implementing the Information Technology Master Plan. The General Director names the Chief of Party to lead the operational group.

The expert will run the mission under the direction of the operational group’s Chief of Party and under the General Director’s supervision. The Haitian team Assistance à la Maitrise d’Ouvrage (AMOA) supports the work of the operational group. AMOA’s mission began on April 1st, 2015 and is ensured by two experts.

Position Summary:
The Office of Management and Human Resources (OMRH) together with the Finance Ministry and with technical support from KONEKTE, a program financed by USAID, is recruiting a Database Administrator to strengthen the IT Unit and transform it into a fully-fledged Information Systems Department.

To Note: With equal competence, preference will be given to Haitian professionals. *USAID/Haiti has the right to annul this post at any time.

Closing Date: October 19, 2016
Location and Duration of Position: The position will last for 18 months. The Database Administrator will be based at the MEF in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and will be under the General Director’s supervision.

  1. BACKGROUND

After the earthquake eruption on January 12th, 2010, the MEF’s IT infrastructure was partially destroyed. Important reconstruction took place and service is now restored and has even surpassed what it was before the quake. The time has now come to advance and progress towards a more integrated and reliable IT system, against the back drop of the public finance reform’s strategy and action plan implementation, which the government adopted in May of 2014.

The MEF’s IT unit is responsible for the Ministry’s IT developments, including infrastructure projects connected to the Ministry’s diverse property networks. Within this context, an Information Technology Master Plan was produced, which allowed for IT development planning over a period of 5 years (2014-2019). The implementation of this Information Technology Master Plan must be considered quickly to guarantee the rapid introduction of diverse IT solutions. This must be done while observing the Master Plan’s application planning timeline. The Information Technology Master Plan’s recommendations include reinforcing the IT unit and transforming it into a genuine Information Systems Department.

II. JUSTIFICATION

The Haitian Civil Service is characterized by a lack of professionalism, due to the absence of public policies, standards, procedures and management tools necessary to organize and develop its structures. Staffing and nominations in particular do not conform to any well-defined framework, which leads to inappropriate conditions in human resource recruitment. Recruitment processes subjected to external pressures contribute to turning public service into a political tool, marked by structural weaknesses, lack of professional motivation and subsequent inefficiency. It is clear that provided services do not meet the population’s expectations.

The OMRH was created in 2005 as a response to the need to develop public policies in recruitment streamlining and in strengthening civil service structures. OMRH is in charge of steering this vast institutional reengineering project that offers coaching to ministries and autonomous agencies, permitting them to implement their sector reform plans in human resource management.

Six years later, this action took on full significance after the Haitian government took the initiative to reactivate OMRH, making it fully functional with the necessary resources to fulfill its mission. Among others, this mission is to pilot reform programs in ministries and institutions that are part of the civil service.

This support to the MEF serves to strengthen the IT Unit and transform it into a fully-fledged Information Systems Department through the recruitment of a Database Administrator. This mission is within a limited period of time. At the end of this mission the MEF will designate an administrative personnel member who will be in charge of continuing the mission and overseeing its continuous operation.

One objective will consist of consolidating the department responsible for running the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s information systems. Implementing the Information Technology Master Plan and building different MEF entities will generate a great number of important business applications and new IT infrastructure tools. These applications will involve daily database use. The Ministry must guarantee the data’s quality and availability in real time through permanent maintenance of these databases.

In particular, these databases consist of Back Office applications on which rest essentially a large part of the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s main functions. They regroup the ERP/IFMIS, the GED and other crosscutting applications, including the Information Systems Department, which must ensure optimal running conditions. As a result, a priority of the Database Administrator post is guaranteeing data quality and constant availability.

III. RESPONSABILITES

The Database Administrator, as part of the MEF, is one of the pillars on which the Operations Department rests. As such, the main objectives will be, among others, to:

  • Define database standards in accordance with SI responsibilities
  • Initiate good practices in development team operations
  • Conceive and model databases
  • Ensure technical support and assistance to IT specialists and users
  • Administer and maintain databases
  • Administer data repository

Overall, the Database Administrator conceives, manages and administers database management systems: he or she ensures information coherence, quality, security and permanent accessibility.

This person also carries out technological surveillance in order to anticipate updates and maintain the adequacy of database performance and specificities, while still conforming to the Ministry’s SI strategic direction. In order to achieve the defined objectives, the Database Administrator will dedicate him or herself to a set of activities concerning the functions of the job. These functions are the following:

  1. Database Conception and Modeling;

  2. In close collaboration with the SI architect, put in place database standards, recommend good practices in development team operations;

  3. Carry out database implementation choices with respect to specifications and in collaboration with different project actors (project manager, architects, integrators, ERP consultants, IT decision experts);

  4. Define database parameters in an optimal way;

  5. Define database security rules (physical and logical) as well as basic use standards;

  6. Model the base and conceive the tables and keys;

  7. Take into account internal specificities (MEF management or internal entities as requesters) and external ones (any direct or indirect partner interacting with SI or the MEF) in collaboration with the infrastructure architect, particularly concerning base size (capacity planning);

  8. Database and Repository Administration and Maintenance;

  9. Create bases and insert data on physical supports;

  10. Create dimensions for servers;

  11. Guarantee the data’s quality and availability through maintaining and improving performance (tuning) and operations (improving automating, optimizing processing and queries, configurations);

  12. Monitor database object access performance statistics, thus working to ensure tuning;

  13. Manage loading increases (monitor volume) in terms of data access;

  14. Administer access authorizations for users as well as data security issues with the supervisor in accordance with the Information Systems Security Policy (PSSI);

  15. Manage version migrations and manage configuration more generally;

  16. Update programs and correct possible bugs (go through patches) and give approval before production launches;

  17. Recommend saving apparatuses (backup) for operations services to carry out in order to ensure data base integrity, especially archives and data purging;

  18. Define quality standards and develop control panels to ensure monitoring;

  19. Ensure supervision tools are monitored and study all incidents that occurred to understand their level of seriousness and origins;

  20. Develop and execute test programs and procedures, during migrations or following an incident;

  21. Ensure backups are done correctly (tests in a back up center) and secure movements on data;

  22. Ensure data recuperation and rehabilitation (disaster recover) following a serious incident.

  23. Technical Support and Assistance to IT Specialists and Users;

  24. Ensure support for developers and operational technicians;

  25. Assist MOA on the technical side in developing tools mastery;

  26. Make technical support available to users at level 2 and define intervention procedures in order to resolve possible problems;

  27. Immediately intervene in case of incident limiting data base performance or information access.

  28. Database Control and Technological Surveillance

  29. Ensure technological surveillance in order to maintain adequate database performance and specificities in accordance with the Ministry’s business group needs;

  30. Monitor and control evolutions of existing database versions to improve them;

  31. Test and validate database management systems as part of migrations or technological evolution;

  32. Define usage and operating standards for database management systems;

  33. Ensure document updates on the base structure, and operating and production procedures;

  34. Present new products or new versions to the Operating or Development Managers.

IV. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES

  1. Technical Qualifications and Skills : Masters degree ( BAC + 5) in one of the following fields: IT and/or telecoms, IT networks and security systems, engineering (IT, telecom, general); Database Administrator Professional Qualification Certification (CQP) is a plus; good knowledge of global information systems, SI architecture and applications already in use in the Ministry is also a plus.

  2. Work Experience : More than 7 years of professional experience; Database Director; Development and Studies Engineer; Administrator or Network Systems Engineer; Network Administrator.

  3. Specific Experience: Already has 5 years experience as a System or Network Administrator; participated in ERP type software integration.

  4. Personal Skills : In terms of general activities, the Database Administrator must showcase his or her versatility, openness, and responsiveness to IT projects management. Ability to work on a multidisciplinary team and under pressure. Persons chosen for this job must be able to support MEF in ministries, agencies and decentralized services across the country. Honed skills in negotiations and preparing for technical meetings.

  5. IT Skills : Software mastery. Mastery of SQL query language; knowledge of Shell scripts under UNIX, Windows; knowledge of environment (clients, activity sector, sensitive data) and enterprise operations; mastery of security-related risks; certification in Oracle or Microsoft SQL server a plus;

  6. Language Skills : Mastery of technical English indispensable (documentation in English); Excellent knowledge of French (report writing).

Note: This post is reserved for Haitian professionals only. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, visit our website: http://www.konekteprogram.org/fr/offres-demploi

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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Uganda: GIS Specialist, USAID/Uganda Strategic Information Technical Support Activity, Uganda

Organization: Social Impact
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 12 Nov 2016

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Objective:

SI is planning to bid on a USAID Strategic Information Technical Support Activity. The activity intends to facilitate, promote and enhance evidence-based programming and reporting in Uganda’s heath system, with particular focus on its response to HIV/AIDS epidemic. The anticipated project will be a multi-year contract up to five years.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a GIS Specialist to lead and advise on GIS and information systems tasks, and design and carry out online surveys, manage the GIS maps and data, liaise with implementing partners to get GIS project information, review the GIS information and provide GIS products to team. This position will be full-time and based in Kampala, Uganda.

Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Ugandan citizenship will be considered. **

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and advise on GIS and information systems tasks, and design and carry out online surveys, manage the GIS maps and data, liaise with implementing partners to get GIS project information, review the GIS information and provide GIS products to team
  • Facilitate the development, adoption, maintenance and use of information management systems that support project planning, monitoring, and evaluation and reporting.
  • Assist with data collection, database management and production of program monitoring reports.
  • Maintain a reporting system to track the process of the assessments and evaluations, including actions emanating from them.
  • Contribute to drafting of process reports, maintenance of organized records of past activities, tracking of performance systems, and collection of periodic reporting documents.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in GIS, geography, computer science, engineering, business, or related field required.
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible, professional-level experience in monitoring and evaluation, data management, survey design, and GIS/information systems required; experience mapping health programs preferred.
  • Experience with data visualization beyond mapped is a plus.
  • Previous experience working in the Uganda required.
  • Fluency in English.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

How to apply:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=1155

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Turkey: Translator/personal assistant (Turkish Nationals only)

Organization: CFI
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 28 Oct 2016

Context of the position:

CFI (Canal France International) is a French media cooperation agency mainly funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and is responsible for coordinating and implementing public aid policy for promoting and enhancing the media in developing countries. CFI works alongside players operating in the media industry (TV, radio, written press, social media), whether state-owned or private owned as well civil society organizations. CFI is currently involved in around thirty projects that fall within four major programmes: media and pluralism, media and enterprise, media and development, and media and human resources.

Three years ago, CFI started to get European Union (**EU**) grants to contribute to media capacity-building in the Arab world. With the worsening of the conflict in Syria, a complex political, security, and social crisis directly affecting Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Turkey is now lasting over time. In order to help Syria’s neighboring countries to cope with this enormous challenge, the EU decided to launch a Trust Fund that will finance a multisectoral program implemented by a German, Spanish, and French consortium. The French public agency Expertise France (**EF**) designated CFI as its implementing partner to improve a direct access to information for both Syrian refugees and vulnerable host communities in Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon. This component of the program aims to ease the information flow from the service providers directly to the Syrian beneficiaries in the 3 countries, particularly regarding protection and legal aid. This will imply to design, set-up, and run a services-oriented information collection system across the 3 countries, and disseminate information through different channels.

In the frame of this project, CFI is hiring a translator/personal assistant to the Regional Coordinator, whose roles and responsibilities are detailed below.

Role description and responsibilities

  • Translation: She/he will translate written and interpret oral communications into English language for the Regional Coordinator as required on daily basis, and/or on project activity basis. Listen to speakers’ statements to determine meanings and to prepare translations. Identify and resolve conflicts related to the meanings of words, concepts, practices, or behaviors. Translate messages simultaneously or consecutively into English/Turkish vice versa, orally or in writing, maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible. Translate any document or discussion accurately; provide the Regional Coordinator with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text. Read written materials, such as legal documents, researches, or news reports, and rewrite material into specified languages. Ensure that the messages transmitted are properly understood by the addressee. Reproduce exactly the messages received. Point out verbally any significant changes made when translating from one language to another. Do not disclose sensitive content beyond the Regional Coordinator.

  • Facilitation: Under the supervision of the Regional Coordinator, liaise with local authorities to present the project and the field activities. Assist the Regional Coordinator during national staff meetings and local partners’ meetings.

  • Revision: Recommend adequate wording according to the local customs; high standards of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the spirit, style and nuances of the original text: Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials. Check translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure that they are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions. Refer to reference materials, such as dictionaries, lexicons, encyclopedias, and computerized terminology banks, as needed to ensure translation accuracy. Compile terminology and information to be used in translations, including technical terms such as those for legal or humanitarian material.

  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others: Translate or explain what information means and how it can be used.

  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events: Identify information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

  • Getting Information: Scan and monitor global, regional and local media (official/formal and unofficial/social) and report periodically, as required, on security news and matters arising.

  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings: Monitor and review information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.

  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships: Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work: Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish tasks at hand.

  • Analyzing Data or Information: Identify the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

    The translator/personal assistant services will be required both during field visits to project locations in Southern parts of Turkey, and in Istanbul as well.

    Skills

  • Turkish Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the Turkish language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  • Active Listening: Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Speaking: Ability to convey information effectively in a language that affected persons understand, while not changing the meaning of the original explanation.

  • Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Social Perceptiveness: Sensitivity to and awareness of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

  • Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

  • Time Management: Managing one’s own time and the time of others.

  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences:

  • Monitoring: Monitoring/assessing performance of oneself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

  • Active Learning: Understanding the implications and importance of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making related to relief interventions:

    Ability

  • Speech Recognition: The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

  • Oral Expression: The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

  • Oral Comprehension: The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Written Comprehension: The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

  • Speech Clarity: The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

  • Information Ordering: The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  • Written Expression: The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

  • Auditory Attention: The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.

  • Hearing Sensitivity: The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.

    Work style

  • Dependability: Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

  • Integrity: Job requires being honest and ethical.

  • Attention to Detail: Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

  • Independence: Job requires developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

  • Cooperation: Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

  • Self-Control: Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

  • Concern for Others: Job requires being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful.

  • Initiative: Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

  • Persistence: Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.

    Requirements

Essential:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written in English and Turkish, Arabic will be an added advantage.
  • Must be able to type effectively in English and Turkish.
  • Strong IT skills and literacy in Microsoft Office.
  • Resilient and able to use own initiative and judgement
  • Comfortable working in a small team
  • Strong personal integrity and knowledge of secure data handling, retention and storage procedures.

Desirable:

  • Previous working experience as a translator/ personal assistant.
  • Experience in working with INGOs, senior government officials, and local authorities.
  • Experience of working in an Office environment and of general administration duties

Education

Bachelor degree or higher qualification in languages, translation or translation studies, or in any major related to the job requirements.

Language

  • Turkish: Native

  • English: Full working proficiency

  • Arabic: Highly desirable

    Starting date: November, 2016
    Work hours and work place: Flexible Status: Consultant (Freelance based contract). Program duration: 36 months Contract duration: 12-month renewable – consultancy (Freelance based contract)

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV in English, with a covering letter (max. 2 pages) to imd@cfi.fr

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United States of America: Vice President – Global Technology Programs

Organization: Internews Network
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

SUMMARY:

The Vice President, Global Technology Programs will be responsible for the design, development and management of Internews’ new Global Technology Programs Department. This department will lead the strategy, technical approach, and learning around core technology-related programs across the organization. The VP will set the strategic vision, lead the senior management and cultivate the technical leadership of the Department in ways that optimizes Internews mission. The VP, Global Technology Programs supervises the senior program managers within his/her department, including Directors and Managers, who in turn are responsible for the overall management of their respective portfolios of projects. The VP is responsible for the outreach, partnerships and fundraising necessary to advance departmental and organizational goals. The Department currently consists of a team of 7 staff, managing a portfolio of digital security, privacy and internet policy projects. We envision the department may expand to include other technology-related practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following – other duties may be assigned:

Strategic Leadership for Global Technology Programs Department

  • Develop organizational strategy for the role, approach, impact and learning for global technology programs that supports the overall Internews Strategic Framework.
  • Annually craft departmental work plans and budgets that effectively advances this strategy within available resources.
  • Cultivate and grow relationships with international partners, corporations and donors in this field in support of this strategy.
  • Make recommendations to the President, officers and/or the Internews Board regarding policy or program decisions necessary for the effective deployment of technology across the organization.

Innovate, Manage & Grow Global Technology Projects

  • Strategically grow a portfolio of global technology projects, with an eye towards innovation, impact and organizational learning. The portfolio currently includes: 1) technology projects spanning digital security and digital inclusion; and 2) internet policy projects. In the future, this technology portfolio could expand to encompass other areas, such as digital media and ICT4D.
  • Work with portfolio Directors and Managers to ensure all global technology projects are meeting their goals and targets, are compliant and producing timely and high-quality programmatic and financial reports.
  • Work with the Business Manager and program directors/managers to regularly review portfolio progress, from both a program impact and financial performance basis. Work with program directors/managers to adjust/improve program implementation, as necessary.
  • Support the department Business Manager to ensure that projects across the portfolio are compliant with overall finance and administrative policies of Internews.
  • Work with department directors and managers & the Global Development Department to ensure good on-going programs and important new initiatives are funded and maintained.

Organizational Services & Learning

  • Cultivate a suite of core technology products. Building from project-funded activities, develop a system to identify, cultivate and maintain a set of core products that merit long-term use within Internews programs and within our broader community.
  • Identify opportunities to advance mission impact and fertilize technology learning across the organization.
  • Building on the work of the London-based Tech Hub, explore the appropriate balance and systems to provide programmatic technology support services to regional program teams and country offices.
  • Partners with Corporate IT on the identification and implementation of organization wide tools and services.

Supervision & Department Management

  • Supervise and manage the senior team of the department, including interviewing, hiring, and training; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Mentor the senior team on managing their direct reports in ways that build the team’s professionalism and effectiveness.
  • Manage the department budget.

Communications, Public Relations and Policy Advocacy

  • Serve as one of the senior spokespersons for Internews programs globally, including working with the VP for Outreach and Communications to advance our global technology work with the public, our supporters and potential supporters, online and with the news media.
  • Represent Internews at conferences and public events concerning ICTs and global development.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years’ experience of management in international non-profit organizations and least 10 years of progressively senior experience in a relevant industry.
  • ICT, media programs (management, online/digital, policy)background and/or experience with innovative digital communication platforms strongly preferred.
  • Experience with tech product management highly desirable, including demonstrated ability to build a product roadmap, lead on designing new features, etc.
  • Experience living and working overseas and working on applied ICT, media and policy programs.
  • Extensive experience with international development grants management, donor and international partner relations. Experience working with the U.S. Agency for International Development, other donor agencies and private development organizations.
  • Experience working with multi-stakeholder groups, working groups and coalitions at the international level devoted to policy and problem solving in relevant sectors.
  • Experience in non-profit business development; researching development and funding opportunities, leading proposal teams on relevant policy and ICT inputs.
  • Track record of planning, goal setting, and achieving major results to deadlines. Proven capabilities in monitoring and evaluation processes for development programs and technology products, as relevant preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of an international team in a flexible, dynamic environment across multiple time zones and working divisions at Internews.
  • Fluent English essential for this role, additional languages strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including diplomacy, tact, and the ability to negotiate in international and local contexts.
  • Excellent communication skills: speaking, presenting, writing, and listening.
  • Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple on-going assignments to deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively as needed globally in support of programs in PMU as well as other locations overseas and domestic US.

How to apply:

To apply. please visit our Career Center.

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United States of America: Team Leader/Evaluation and Trade Facilitation Specialist, Performance Evaluation of the USAID/West Africa Trade Hub, Washington, DC

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 03 Nov 2016

Team Leader/Evaluation and Trade Facilitation Specialist,

Performance Evaluation of the USAID/West Africa Trade Hub,

Washington, DC

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary: MSI is the lead implementer of USAID’s E3 Analytics and Evaluation Project, which supports the design and implementation of rigorous evaluations for USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3). Under this Project, MSI will be conducting a mid-term performance evaluation of USAID/West Africa’s Trade and Investment Hub (the Trade Hub).

The evaluation is expected to encompass the design and implementation of three related activities:

1) A mid-term evaluation to assess and document the extent to which the Trade Hub has achieved its objectives.

2) An assessment of the value added to participating firms and local partners through the Trade Hub and where USAID and the Trade Hub should focus resources to better add value.

3) An analysis of USAID/West Africa’s activities to improve the performance and sustainability of these local organizations.

Applicants living the Washington, DC metro area are strongly encouraged to apply.**

Position Summary: MSI is currently seeking a Team Leader/Evaluation and Trade Facilitation Specialist for the WATH evaluation. Applicants should have demonstrated experience leading evaluation teams and designing and implementing mixed-methods evaluations for USAID or similar international donor agencies, ideally in one more of the following countries: Ghana, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, and Burkina Faso. The successful candidate will also have expertise in trade facilitation, agricultural standards and tariffs, and/or regional trade integration. The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of issues and/or experience working with ECOWAS and other regional organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and implementation of all evaluation activities.
  • Participate in the identification and selection of evaluation team members.
  • Supervise other evaluation team members in carrying out required design, data collection, and analysis tasks.
  • Ensure that evaluation processes and products meet the requirements and quality standards of MSI and USAID.
  • Oversee and conduct desk research and provide inputs to inform required evaluation design documents.
  • Co-lead the drafting and finalization of the evaluation design documents including: data collection instruments, data collection and analysis plans, work plans, sampling plans, and other relevant sections of the design document.
  • Carry out research and analysis based on the approved evaluation design and methodology; this may include reviewing and analyzing secondary documents, conducting key informant interviews in person or by phone, and supervising data collection in one or more of the countries where the Trade Hub is implemented and other approaches to collect and analyze data.
  • Co-lead the drafting and finalization of the draft and final evaluation report; including responding to comments from MSI project team and the client.
  • Participate in presentations to USAID regarding findings and recommendations from the evaluation.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study, plus 8 or more years of relevant experience. Alternatively, must have 3-5 years of relevant experience with a PhD.
  • Proven evaluation team management and leadership experience including overseeing data collection teams across multiple countries.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the evaluation of donor-funded projects in Africa;
  • Sound knowledge of regional integration, trade facilitation, and/or supplier-oriented trade policy particularly in West Africa.
  • Familiarity with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).
  • Sound knowledge of USAID program cycle including extensive familiarity with USAID Evaluation Policy.
  • Native or near-native fluency in English, including speaking, writing, and reading.
  • Advanced French proficiency desired.
  • Outstanding analytical and report writing skills.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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United States of America: Technical Advisor, Program Analytics

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 02 Nov 2016

Population Services International

Job ID 2016-1089

# of Openings 1
Posted Date 9/21/2016 9:58:00 AM
Category Evidence
Position Location: City Washington, DC
Region Washington, DC
Position Location: Country United States

Title: Technical Advisor
Department: Program Analytics
Based in Washington, DC
Up to 15**%** international travel
Reports to the Director of Program Analytics

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

PSI Program Analytics increases the ability of the organization to generate and use evidence about how to achieve health impact that is relevant for programs and strategic for social marketing. We are looking for a Technical Advisor for its health impact and forecasting modeling program. PSI has relied on the disability adjusted life years (DALYs) averted and couple-years of protection (CYPs) as core performance metric to incentivize, for accountability, and to inform programmatic decisions since 2007. The organization is undertaking a new strategic plan and anticipates the need for new performance metrics centered on use and need for health care products and services. The Technical Adviser will manage the portfolio of health impact and forecasting models and promote the use of performance metrics to inform decision-making at country, regional, and global levels.

This position will work with modelers, internal and external, to develop and refine models and improve data integrity. Successful candidates will be experienced developing or adapting health impact and forecasting models, bring expertise in epidemiology and demography, demonstrated ability to manage projects to successful completion; and be able to communicate to non-technical audiences. PSI is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary setting. The position is based in Washington, D.C., will require some travel, and reports to the Director of Program Analytics.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain health impact models in line with external health impact measurement efforts, report on outputs and impact, and communicate and facilitate understanding of models and applications.
  • Forecast demographic and health impact in key grants.
  • Contribute to development of interactive tools for planning and tracking health impact.
  • Facilitate reporting to central level (internal PSI reporting systems in DHIS2, QBE, Lawson), including support the incorporation and extraction of output data to central data warehouse.
  • Improve PSI’s internal capacity to use and report key performance metrics, including DALYs and CYPs. Capacity building will likely include algorithms to answer the most commonly asked questions, workshops, presentations, tool kits, and concept briefs and concept papers.
  • Expand understanding and tracking of coverage and impact metrics beyond DALYs and CYPs, including people reached, estimated users, cases averted, deaths averted, and epidemic improvements.
  • Deliver trainings on DALYs averted, burden of disease, CYPs, growth in use, and other metrics to PSI staff at headquarters and field offices.
  • Participate external working groups, expert modeling groups and joint modeling efforts to develop metrics tools that are responsive to stakeholder needs.
  • Serve as the department point of contact in Washington for country staff and regional support teams.
  • Provide other technical assistance as needed. What are we looking for?

The basics

  • Master’s degree and or PhD in population studies, epidemiology, demography, health policy, biostatistics or a related field;
  • At least 5 to 7 (2 to 3 with PhD) years professional experience in the design, analysis and management of complex data;
  • Demonstrative expertise in global health area such as: FP, HIV, Malaria, WASH, child survival;
  • Experience working in developing country preferred;
  • Familiarity working with donor;
  • Experience in health impact modeling;
  • Extensive knowledge of quantitative analysis programs (e.g., SPSS, Stata);
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with technicians and non-technicians along a variety of learning curves and needs;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects to completion and facilitate team work on complex projects;
  • Highly organized, comfortable working on multiple simultaneous projects; great at meeting deadlines;
  • Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills;
  • References will be required.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position**.**

STATUS

  • Exempt

  • Level 6*PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.*

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain health impact models in line with external health impact measurement efforts, report on outputs and impact, and communicate and facilitate understanding of models and applications.
  • Forecast demographic and health impact in key grants.
  • Contribute to development of interactive tools for planning and tracking health impact.
  • Facilitate reporting to central level (internal PSI reporting systems in DHIS2, QBE, Lawson), including support the incorporation and extraction of output data to central data warehouse.
  • Improve PSI’s internal capacity to use and report key performance metrics, including DALYs and CYPs. Capacity building will likely include algorithms to answer the most commonly asked questions, workshops, presentations, tool kits, and concept briefs and concept papers.
  • Expand understanding and tracking of coverage and impact metrics beyond DALYs and CYPs, including people reached, estimated users, cases averted, deaths averted, and epidemic improvements.
  • Deliver trainings on DALYs averted, burden of disease, CYPs, growth in use, and other metrics to PSI staff at headquarters and field offices.
  • Participate external working groups, expert modeling groups and joint modeling efforts to develop metrics tools that are responsive to stakeholder needs.
  • Serve as the department point of contact in Washington for country staff and regional support teams.
  • Provide other technical assistance as needed.
    What are we looking for?

The basics

  • Master’s degree and or PhD in population studies, epidemiology, demography, health policy, biostatistics or a related field;
  • At least 5 to 7 (2 to 3 with PhD) years professional experience in the design, analysis and management of complex data;
  • Demonstrative expertise in global health area such as: FP, HIV, Malaria, WASH, child survival;
  • Experience working in developing country preferred;
  • Familiarity working with donor;
  • Experience in health impact modeling;
  • Extensive knowledge of quantitative analysis programs (e.g., SPSS, Stata);
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with technicians and non-technicians along a variety of learning curves and needs;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects to completion and facilitate team work on complex projects;
  • Highly organized, comfortable working on multiple simultaneous projects; great at meeting deadlines;
  • Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills;
  • References will be required.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position**.**

STATUS

  • Exempt

  • Level 6*PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.*

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Researcher

Organization: Small Media
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 31 Oct 2016

We’re now recruiting a Researcher. This is a full-time post lasting one year, working 35 hours per week.

Small Media works to support freedom of information and digital activism in closed societies, with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. We conduct research on the needs of activists, monitor government policies, and develop technology solutions to help human rights defenders work safely and effectively.

We’re looking for a Researcher to support us in our research programmes in MENA and East Africa. This position has the potential to expand in the future, allowing you to develop project management and development skills. Proficiency in written and spoken Arabic is desirable, but not necessary.

Working closely with the Small Media research team, you’ll provide qualitative and quantitative data analysis support, research design, and data collection support. Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting Small Media in the conduct of human rights and digital freedom-oriented research. You’ll mostly be carrying out collaborative and individual desk work at Small Media, but this could include travel as necessary;

  • Collaborating with the research team and partners to produce research in styles and formats suitable for a wide variety of audiences. You should be able to think creatively and produce engaging work in a range of different formats, including reports, blogs, and social media posts;

  • Supporting the Small Media research team and partners to produce monthly reports on internet freedom in Iran, you’ll ensure that the final reports are comprehensive, accurate, and well-written;

  • Carrying out project management and administrative duties, e.g: liaising with clients, engaging with research participants, safeguarding data, transcribing interviews, and working with our team of in-house designers to prepare reports and presentations;

  • Supporting projects with literature reviews and other materials as necessary;

  • Working closely with other team members in analysing and distilling research findings; and

  • Other duties to support team members as required.

You’ll be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a subject with a significant qualitative research component. Excellent written skills in English are also required, along with creativity and flexibility. You’ll have excellent organisation and time management skills, will demonstrate great interpersonal skills, and will be comfortable working alongside team members and external collaborators. Ideally you’ll also have knowledge and/or experience of working with human rights and/or of working in the MENA region.

This position will allow you to be part of a diverse, creative team with a wide range of skills and backgrounds, including researchers, designers, and developers. We offer lots of opportunities for personal development, including a personal training budget, mentoring, and opportunities for international travel.We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability status.

How to apply:

For your application, please send us a one page cover letter telling us a little bit about yourself, and explaining why this job appeals to you. Also, please enclose your CV.

Please submit your application to contact@smallmedia.org.uk, and we’ll get back to you after the close of applications.

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Consultant AWEP Baseline Study

Organization: Aga Khan Foundation
Closing date: 09 Oct 2016

CS/KBL/10/16/046

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a non-denominational international development agency established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and East Africa. Created as a private, non-profit foundation under Swiss law, it has branches and independent affiliates in 19 countries.

AKF seeks to provide sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and ill health. In Afghanistan, AKF works with rural communities in mountainous, remote or resource poor areas to improve quality of life in the areas of natural resource management, market development, governance, education and health.

The Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan (AKF (Afg)) is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of international, private, non-denominational development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people in some of the poorest parts of the developing world. The Network’s organizations have individual mandates that range from the fields of health and education to architecture, rural development and promotion of private-sector enterprise and institutions that seek to empower communities and individuals, usually in disadvantaged circumstances, to improve living conditions and opportunities.

1. Rationale

This Terms of Reference (ToR) for this Consultancy for the Baseline Study of the project Afghanistan Women’s Empowerment Program (AWEP) focuses on specific technical input and support for the development of the AWEP baseline study including sampling, review of data collection tools, development of data analyses plans, and actual data analyses of data collected using the baseline questionnaire(s). The obtained information will feed into the various outcome-level project indicators to inform the project’s respective results. More information on the referred project is given in below.

2. Background

AWEP Project Overview

The Afghanistan Women’s Empowerment Program (AWEP) is a four‐year project that aims to advance women’s empowerment through increasing social and economic participation of women in the provinces of Baghlan, Bamyan and Takhar from April 2016 to March 2020.

Implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan (AKFA) in partnership with Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan), the proposed program will reach an estimated 234,094 Afghans, including 219,987 women and 14,107 men, predominantly in rural areas. The beneficiaries will include rural women, personnel of the Departments of Women Affairs (DoWA) and District Governor Offices (DGOs), religious leaders, members of existing community institutions, such as Community Development Councils (CDCs), as well as members of civil society organizations and the media.

During design, consultations were held with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), provincial governments, members of Department of Women’s Affairs (DoWA) and implementation personnel from the rural development team.

Afghanistan has made marked progress over the past decade in establishing its legislative and policy frameworks to ensure that they include provisions around women’s rights in line with international standards. Important gains have been made to narrow gender differences in education, and women’s participation in public life and their political representation has increased in some areas.

One of the key missing pieces, however, resides in empowering local institutions and individuals to facilitate and realize the rights that exist on paper. This corresponds to the notion that gender is something that is understood, created and maintained across levels of society. Change at the macro policy level is not sufficient; norm and practice changes from the local to the national level are also required. Policies and legislation, therefore, must be understood as necessary but insufficient preconditions for gender equality. In order to safeguard and expand the progress made at the policy level, the period leading up to and through the early stages of transition requires coordinated efforts across actors to build awareness and acceptance of these frameworks and to identify contextualized means of moving them into practice. AWEP seeks to realize these efforts.

Theory of Change underpinning AWEP

The ultimate outcome of AWEP is to facilitate sustainable improvements in women’s quality of life through social and economic empowerment in Baghlan, Bamyan and Takhar provinces. Under AWEP, improvements in women’s quality of life will be measured through access and control over assets and decision‐making on health, education, assets and finance. This is inspired by the Global Affairs Canada Definition of Empowerment: “Empowerment is about people — both women and men — taking control over their lives: setting their own agendas, gaining skills, building self‐confidence, solving problems, and developing self‐reliance”.

The key assumption that guides AWEP is that through the creation of both Institutional Capacity and an Enabling Environment, individual women can be empowered socially and economically through interventions which allow them to build their own capacity to engage with public life and integrate into the economy. All activities are designed to target the individual, the household, the community and the broader societal structure, the four levels where women’s empowerment needs to occur.

3. Responsibilities and deliverables of Consulting Assignment/ Timeframe- Schedule:

Major tasks expected from this consultancy is focused on design and analysis phases of the baseline study. A total of 15 days are estimated for the following key deliverables and inputs:

· Develop sampling strategy and sampling determination. It is expected that the consultant will document this strategy/sample size for integration into the final baseline repor

Deliverable: Sample strategy and sampling determination

· Provide feedback on data collection tools produced by AKF

Deliverable: Feedback about DCT

· Review of developed outcome-level data analysis plans for questionnaires and provide feedback

Deliverable: Feedback about outcome-level DAP

· Conduct Analysis of baseline data and production of output tables for the use into a summary document. It is expected that the consultant will also provide a description of the analysis which will be integrated into the final baseline report.

Deliverable: Analysis of baseline data and production of output tables

The successful candidate will be provided with a copy of the performance measurement framework.(PMF) and documents requires to carry out the outlined tasks.

4. Required Qualifications.

  • At least a Masters’ Degree in statistics, rural development or related field
  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in rigorous study design, sampling, descriptive and/or inferential statistical analysis
  • Experience in gender analysis and gender sensitive research methods, and best practices in measurement of women’s empowerment programs
  • Demonstrated experience in the design of data collection and analysis plans, and communication of the results in a meaningful way to non-statisticians
  • Knowledge about women’s empowerment and participation programming
  • Ability to critically analyze and effectively communicate results of research
  • Knowledge or experience in field data collection processes
  • Experience working in post conflict scenarios such as in Central Asia and specifically Afghanistan

· Previous experience working with AKF

· Relevant experience working with a multicultural team, sensitive and respecting of social norms and conduct

  • Excellent organizational skills

5. Work location(s)

The consultant will be based in their home-base for the entire duration of the assignment. No travelling to Afghanistan will be needed relating to this specific assignment.

How to apply:

Application:

Applicants meeting the above requirements are requested to submit a cover letter along with their CV and the names of three references electronically to Jobs.afghanistan@akdn.org. No later than October 9th 2016 or submit hard copy to AKF, National Programme Office House No 41 Street No. 2, Qala-e-Fatullah, Kabul, Afghanistan

Important Notes:

Please quote the Vacancy Number as the Subject of the e-mail when sending your application.

Supporting documents, e.g. diplomas, recommendation letters, identification card(s) etc., are not required at this stage, therefore not to be sent along with the application.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

Aga Khan Foundation – Afghanistan is an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply.

Aga Khan Foundation – Afghanistan recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safeguarding of children from abuse.

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Uganda: Strategic Information Team Lead, USAID/Uganda Strategic Information Technical Support Activity, Uganda

Organization: Social Impact
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 17 Nov 2016

Strategic Information Team Lead, USAID/Uganda Strategic Information Technical Support Activity, Uganda

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Objective:

SI is planning to bid on a USAID Strategic Information Technical Support Activity. The activity intends to facilitate, promote and enhance evidence-based programming and reporting in Uganda’s heath system, with particular focus on its response to HIV/AIDS epidemic. The anticipated project will be a multi-year contract up to five years.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Strategic Information Team Lead to be responsible for ensuring the quality of data used in planning and reporting as well as technical assistance. This position will be full-time and based in Kampala, Uganda.

Responsibilities:

· Ensure the quality of data used in PEPFAR planning and reporting.

· Oversee M&E technical assistance and ensure assistance is given to GOU.

· Facilitate increased data use at USG, GOU, district and facility levels.

Qualifications:

· Minimum eight years of providing services related to gathering, synthesizing and sharing data that facilitate evidence-based health programming and program management, with at least a Master’s degree and three years of experience in strategic information areas such as applied research, epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics, health informatics, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) management information systems, information technology or data management; or a bachelor’s degree with five years of experience.

· Demonstrated knowledge of data needs for PEPFAR reporting.

· Demonstrated strong qualitative and quantitative data collection and analytical skills.

· Experience in health program M&E, health informatics, research and survey management, data management, information systems and implementation science/operations research.

· Fluency in English required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

How to apply:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=1135

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Uganda: Management Information Systems (MIS)/Database Management Expert, USAID/Uganda Strategic Information Technical Support Activity, Uganda

Organization: Social Impact
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 17 Nov 2016

Management Information Systems (MIS)/Database Management Expert, USAID/Uganda Strategic Information Technical Support Activity, Uganda

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Objective:

SI is planning to bid on a USAID Strategic Information Technical Support Activity. The activity intends to facilitate, promote and enhance evidence-based programming and reporting in Uganda’s heath system, with particular focus on its response to HIV/AIDS epidemic. The anticipated project will be a multi-year contract up to five years.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a MIS/Database Management Expert to be responsible for providing support for improving data flow systems and effective and accurate data exchange. This position will be full-time and based in Kampala, Uganda.

Responsibilities:

· Support quality improvement in the data flow systems like the Uganda Health Management Information System (HMIS) Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC).

· Ensure effective data transfers and exchanges into the District Health Information Software (DHIS).

· Accountable for the timely and accurate delivery of data exchange into the PEPFAR and Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator systems.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree with eight years of experience in IT, MIS, Database Management, or related field, and with an additional four years of experience developing and/or managing health information systems.

· Demonstrated knowledge of managing medical records, particularly clinic registers and HMIS.

· Experience with population based surveys such as AIDS Indicator Survey (AIS) and Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) highly preferred.

· Fluency in English required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

How to apply:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=1138

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United States of America: Research Analyst, Impact Evaluation of the Cambodia Integrated Nutrition, Hygiene and Sanitation (NOURISH) Project, Washington, DC

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 27 Oct 2016

Research Analyst, Impact Evaluation of the Cambodia Integrated

Nutrition, Hygiene and Sanitation (NOURISH) Project,

Washington, DC

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary: USAID/Cambodia is funding an integrated nutrition and sanitation intervention in Cambodia with the goal of positively affecting health outcomes of children under two years. MSI has been contracted by USAID/Washington’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment to measure the hypothesis that these combined interventions result in greater health outcomes than either intervention alone via an experimental impact evaluation.

Position Summary: The Research Analyst will support the MSI evaluation team in the data cleaning and analysis of the baseline for this impact evaluation. No travel or fieldwork is required. Prior experience managing large datasets for health studies is highly preferred.

Note: Applicants living in the Washington, DC metro area are strongly encouraged to apply**

Responsibilities:

  • Support the data quality control process for internal consistence.
  • Manage the datasets, including cleaning, merging, and reshaping.
  • Create sampling weights for the main survey and appropriate weights for the merged data.
  • Construct index variables (such as dietary diversity and wealth) and WHO anthropometric measures following international definitions.
  • Produce summary statistics and conduct baseline difference in means tests of key outcomes and covariate variables.
  • Translate the data into engaging graphs and tables.
  • Assist in writing relevant data and analysis sections in the Evaluation Report.
  • Other data analysis tasks as requested by the evaluation team.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s level degree(s) or equivalent in relevant field, such as in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, or international development; PhD student preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with statistical analysis software (STATA or R).
  • Relevant experience conducting analysis of health data, including anthropometry measures, diarrheal disease, as well as basic summary statistics and t-tests.
  • Excellent written English communication skills, with focus on research protocols, research papers and descriptive reports for diverse audience.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to generate clearly documented do-files, responsive communication with Principal Investigators and Coordinator, and ability to work independently in order to meet deadlines.
  • Previous experience with impact evaluation methods highly desirable.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95462896

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/r9m5v45byp

How to apply:

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Afghanistan: Knowledge Manager and Liaison, Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), Afghanistan

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Afghanistan
Closing date: 26 Oct 2016

Knowledge Manager and Liaison, Afghanistan Reconstruction

Trust Fund (ARTF), Afghanistan

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
Project Summary:
In November 2015 MSI was awarded a three-year contract to conduct third party monitoring (TPM) of Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) projects for the World Bank. The ARTF-TPM program was put in place to meet a number of objectives:

  • Given an increasingly challenging security environment, the TPM program provides critical data from the field as input to the World Bank’s implementation support and GoA line ministries’ own monitoring systems. The TPM program provides data on nationwide project sites, including asset verification and quality assurance, where World Bank staff are not always able to systematically visit the sites of geographically widely disbursed projects.
  • The TPM program provides additional evidence that World Bank-funded programs are being implemented correctly, provides assurance to donors, focusing on infrastructure quality assurance and social and environmental safeguards, gender issues and select financial/fiduciary aspects.
  • The Supervisor Agent (SA) provides GoA line ministries with project monitoring and data collection support and shows how such practices could improve GoA project performance and results. This also helps strengthen GoA line ministries’ own monitoring programs. The SA reports directly to the World Bank, but also works closely with GoA line ministries responsible for project implementation at local and central levels.

Please note: Only Afghan citizens are eligible for this position.**

Position Summary:
The On Farm Water Management Project/Irrigation Restoration and Development Project (OFWMP/IRDP) Knowledge Manager & Liaison will assist the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) & Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) understand and effectively utilize World Bank Project Data Collected by MSI’s Partners in the field as well as track the Ministries use of field data and report on the level of utilization to the World Bank. The Knowledge Manager will also provide data collection and utilization training to the MAIL/MEW and document their monthly accomplishments. Together with MSI Program Compliance Manager and Team Lead, the knowledge Manager will also examine and analyze OFWMP/IRDP data collection within the scope of the ARTF ll Monitoring Program for Patterns not identified by the Monitoring and reporting teams. The results of this analytical work will be documented in quarterly reports to the donor and the respective ministries.

The position will be embedded in the MAIL (2 days) and MEW (3 days), but will be required to attend ad hoc and regularly scheduled ARTF Monitoring program-related meetings at the MSI-CTTC Compound.

Responsibilities and Deliverables:

  • In collaboration with the OFWMP/IRDP team in Kabul and in the field, plan monthly World Bank OFWMP/IRDP subproject site visits to be conducted by MSI and CTTC field staff.
  • Act as the ARTF Monitoring program data and knowledge focal point within the OFWMP/IRDP.
  • Gather and input all OFWMP/IRDP Monitoring –related document from the OFWMP/IRDP into the ARTF Monitoring program database.
  • Provide timely data and knowledge management support to OFWMP/IRDP staff.
  • Provide timely feedback, when needed to MSI and CTTC field Missions.
  • Assist in the monthly transfer of MSI-CTTC site visit report from the ARTF Monitoring program database into the OFWMP/IRDP Management Information System (MIS).
  • Provide relevant support to the CTTC Project Managers and MSI Team Lead before, during and after monthly OFWMP/IRDP learning and adaptation workshop.
  • Under direction of the MSI Team Lead and together with specialists at MSI HQ, Conduct data-driven, utilization-focused analysis of information collected in the field in service of identifying patterns not immediately recognized by MSI, Partners and GoA ministries.
  • Prepare and submit timely, concise and comprehensive monthly quarterly and annual reports and supporting graphics (i.e. maps charts, etc) documenting the ministries team’s utilization of OFWMP/IRDP data provide by MSI and the CTTC.
  • Other related duties assigned by MSI Managements.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ work experience in vertical structure, hydro structure, canals.
  • Demonstrable experience in performing QA of construction project sites, writing technical reports, noting deficiencies and variances from project specifications and drawings, comparing actual progress with project schedules and plans, and recommending steps to be taken for improving construction methods and promoting timely completion.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard GPS equipment. Capable of reading maps and construction drawings.
  • Documented proficiency in spoken and written English, Pashto, and Dari.

Success Factors:

  • Should possess good communication skills. Candidates with proficiency (i.e. better speaking, reading and writing skills) in English, as well as the national languages Pashto and Dari, will be given preference.

  • Candidates should possess tactfulness, enthusiasm towards his assigned tasks, good human relationship skills, integrity, honesty, and the ability to work under pressure to accomplish work tasks within assigned given time periods.

Travel Requirements:
Knowledge of and the ability to travel throughout the project location area is vital to accomplishing the duties for the position. Preference will be given to local candidates.

Physical Requirements:
All MSI personnel who work in Afghanistan must be physically able: (i) to function for extended periods of time wearing personal protective body armor weighing approximately 35 pounds and a helmet weighing approximately 5 pounds; (ii) to walk comfortably over rough terrain; and (iii) to ascend up to six flights of stairs on a daily basis. Candidates will be required to provide medical certification to MSI’s satisfaction of the absence of any conditions that might impair a candidate’s ability to meet these requirements.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95450559

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How to apply:

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Iraq: Child Protection Sub-Cluster Co-Coordinator

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 12 Oct 2016

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with c15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: 6 Months

ROLE

The Child Protection Sub-Cluster Co-Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the Child Protection Sub-Cluster and the Child Protection Sub-Working Group to enable child protection partners to respond more effectively to the protection needs of the Iraqi and Syrian refugee children affected by the conflict.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 5 years’ of work experience in protection/child protection in humanitarian, emergency settings
  • Master’s Degree in Human rights Law, International Relations, Development Studies, Political Science and/or similar related field.
  • Previous experience in emergency response coordination is essential (e.g. clusters and/or sectors).
  • Previous experience in Advocacy and in the Monitoring and Reporting Mechanisms (MRM) an asset.
  • Good knowledge of international human rights and humanitarian law, particularly concerning protection of IDPs and refugees.
  • Good knowledge of and experience in using inter-agency standards and guidelines on Child protection, including international legal framework with a focus on IDPs and refugees issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A high level of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.Due to the urgency of the position, CVs will be reviewed on rolling basis. Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘ttesfaghabir.99523.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

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Somalia: Conduct context review including operational context; political and socio–economic in Lower Juba region, Somalia

Organization: CARE
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 27 Sep 2016

CARE International in Somalia

Terms of reference to conduct context review including operational context; political and socio–economic in Lower Juba region, Somalia

1 Purpose of the Terms of Reference: The purpose of these Terms of Reference (TOR) is to detail the scope of work to be undertaken by a consultant to carry out context review in Lower Juba targeting the districts of Afmadhow, Badhaadhe and Kismayu. The rapid review focusing on the operational context, political and socio-economic dynamics and the peer NGOs operating in Juba Land. The review is also expected to bring key data and issues which highlights the region performance to inform new program designs. The outcome of the review will assist CARE strategic directions of humanitarian response in Lower Juba.

2 Background: Emergency response has been central to CARE’s work throughout its history, and as natural disasters become more frequent due to climate change and humanitarian emergencies increase due to increasing competition for basic services. CARE International in Somalia is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty and providing lifesaving assistance in emergencies. Its programs go beyond meeting basic needs at the onset of an emergency to helping affected communities recover and rebuild their lives long after the crisis ends. CARE has been working in Somalia since 1981, implementing a variety of projects across all regions of the country. Initially, CARE’s work focused on emergency response activities, but the portfolio has evolved from emergency relief to include rehabilitation and development projects. Current interventions include Education, Livelihood programming, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Emergency and Humanitarian Assistance, pastoralist activities, peace building, natural resource management and capacity building of local institutions among others. CARE programs cut across Somaliland, Puntland and South Central Somalia. The programs are either implemented directly or through local partners including government ministries and Non-governmental organisations.

CARE programs are informed by the changing dynamics and the immediate needs of the most vulnerable groups among the target communities including women, girls, elderly, and other minority groups. In order to keep a breast with the changing trends, CARE undertakes rapid/baseline assessments and project evaluations on regular bases. The findings of such exercises are used to inform program designs and implementations. It is on this basis that CARE intends to undertake the proposed rapid context analyses to inform both the ongoing and upcoming programs.

  1. Scope of work and outline: The objective of the rapid context analyse is to identify among others; the population estimates per district, number of people in need of humanitarian assistances, sources of income for the populations, priority sectors of interventions i.e. WASH, Nutrition, livelihoods, Sexual and reproductive health; access and locations considered as safe for program implementation, peer actors present in the districts and their programing sectors. CARE programs are meant to add value to lives and livelihoods of vulnerable thus implemented where there are gaps while effectively coordinating and collaborating with other actors. Therefore the consultant is expected to identify areas where there are critical gaps and recommend possible interventions while considering access and CARE’s areas of expertise.

In order to make the exercise a success, CARE will outsource a qualified consultants with experience in Somalia, in particular Lower Jubba. The consultant is required to travel to lower Juba and visit all the three districts of Kismayu, Afmadhow and Badhaadhe in order to gather adequate data while reaching to key stakeholders. The exercise is expected to take fifteen days including field work, report writing and travels.

4. Methodology: The consultant will use participatory approaches in engaging with the different actors including community and government representatives, peer organisations and private sector among others. The task of the consultant shall include, but not limited to, conducting interviews both focused group discussions (FGDs) and key individual informants (KII), household surveys, review of existing secondary data, data analyse and report writing. The consultant /consulting firm is expected to propose a appropriate methodology for this work at the time of submitting the application. It is however recommended that such methodology include the following

  • Desk reviews of relevant reports such as past assessments and reports (from FSNAU, FEWSNET, CARE and other humanitarian websites).
  • Develop data collection tools
  • Direct interviews of sampled beneficiaries, local authority representatives, local community/ private sector representatives.

5. Duration of the assignment: It is proposed that the assignment will take fifteen (15) days which include undertaking field visit for data collection, report writing and travels. The breakdown of the same is as indicated below:

Activity

Timing [Days]

Place

Meeting with CARE staff for briefing

1

CARE office – Nairobi

Field work and travels

12

Nairobi

Report writing

1

Nairobi

Totals

15

6. Liaison and Communication: The exercise will be co-ordinated by the Humanitarian Coordinator assisted by Humanitarian team leader – south central and the Area Manager Lower Juba who are both based in Kismanyo.

7. Deliverables: The consultant is expected to deliver a comprehensive and quality report to the satisfaction of CARE. This is should be delivered within seven days after the field work is completed.

8. Obligations

CARE International in Somalia (CIS): The consultant will be responsible to the Humanitarian Coordinator, CARE International in Somalia.

CARE will provide:

  • Share with the consultant available documents

The consultant: The consultant will be responsible for the entire exercise, developing data collection tools, field data collection, organising his/her transport while in the field collecting data and reaching to key stakeholders and submitting comprehensive report. He/she should visit among other centres Kismayu, Dobley Kulbiyow and Raskambooni.

9. Expression of Interest: The consultant is required to have the following qualifications and experience:

  • A university degree or higher in social sciences
  • Similar assignment in the recent past
  • Experience of working/ undertaking work in Somalia and in particular Lower Juba Region.
  • Should be able to speak the local language or have associate in the assessment team who speak Somali language

10. Bid Requirements

Firms or Consultant(s) who feel that they meet or exceed the requirements should submit expression of interest, which should include the following:

· A capability statement, including commitment for availability for this period

· Indicate the daily rates and the totals amount in USD.

· Updated curriculum vitae of the consultants/ profile of the firm that will undertake the work that clearly spells out qualifications and experience.

· Sample of at least 2 previous reports of a similar engagement

· The consultant is expected to do own prior security assessment in the locations that this consultancy will be conducted.

Contacts of 3 organizations that have recently been contracted the firm/consultant(s) to carry out similar training – preferably carried out in the last 3 years.

How to apply:

Qualified individuals or companies are required to submit a detailed proposal and budget not exceeding 10 pages by 27th September 2016. Applications should be submitted to

somconsultants@care.org and copied to sahara.ibrahim@care.org

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Barbados: Data Management and Visualization Specialist, Eastern and Southern Caribbean Monitoring and Evaluation Support Services

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Barbados
Closing date: 23 Oct 2016

Data Management and Visualization Specialist,

Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Monitoring and Evaluation Support Services

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.**
Proposal Summary: **

The objective of this five year Monitoring and Evaluation Support Services project is to provide assistance to the USAID Mission in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (USAID/ESC) in monitoring, evaluation, learning, and reporting of results during the implementation of its Regional Development Cooperation Strategy (RDCS).

Position Summary:

MSI seeks a Data Management and Visualization Specialist to work with the Mission’s Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in the collection, management, analysis and visualization of data. The Data Management and Visualization Specialist will work closely with the project Chief of Party, M&E Specialists, and the USAID technical mission to perform analyses that improve the monitoring and evaluation of USAID activities, add rigor to strategy and project design, and improve internal and external communications and coordination. S/he is responsible for the generation of products and reports for various data calls related to this project.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain performance monitoring data management system.
  • Ensure that all performance and evaluation data collected from implementing partners and third-party sources are accurately recorded and captured in the performance data system using appropriate and accessible data management and verification tools.
  • Spearhead efforts to accurately array data visually, through use of charts, graphs, maps, and other innovative tools.
  • Prepare summaries of performance data and generate reports both on schedule and in response to ad hoc requests with a focus on effective graphical display of data.

Qualifications:

  • US-equivalent bachelor’s degree in demography, mathematics, statistics, geographic information science, or other relevant discipline is required. An advanced degree in the above discipline is desirable.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of professional-level experience in database development, design, and management; performance monitoring data collection; and the analysis and interpretation of large amounts of data is required.
  • Experience in performance monitoring, including: indicator development, data collection and reporting.
  • Familiarity with USAID policies related to performance management.
  • Written and spoken English Level IV.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95428609

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/p6xxt8gsqn

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Myanmar: Women Roster for Monitoring Assistant

Organization: World Food Programme
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 07 Oct 2016

Announcement of Stand-By Roster for Women Employees

Post Title : Monitoring Assistant

Contract type : GS-4/5 (Service Contract/Fixed Term)

Number of Positions : As per need

Duty Station : Yangon

: Sittwe, Maungdaw

: Lashio, Pang Kham

: Hakha, Kalay, Pakokku

: Myitkyina, Mawlamyine

Validity of Roster : November 2016 to October 2017

Period of Services : Variable from 1 month to 12 months

(Extension will be subject to operational requirement)

Deadline for Application : 7 October 2016

Purpose:

The purpose of the Stand-By Roster is empowering women workforce participation at World Food Program in Myanmar and, therefore, qualified women are invited for the inclusion in the Stand-By Roster for the post of Monitoring Assistant at different duty stations in WFP Myanmar.

Monitoring Assistants are primarily responsible for performing monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

Key Responsibilities:

· Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, resolving routine issues and escalating where appropriate, to ensure that the quantity distributed and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards.

· Collect and summarise assistance programme(s) data, collaborating with cooperating partners where required, conduct analysis and prepare reports in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making.

· Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services.

· Suggest improvements to field monitoring processes and procedures for efficient implementation of the assistance programmes.

· Arrange for regular meetings with community leaders and cooperating partners on commodity pipeline, distribution arrangements, food entitlements and other relevant issues to support effective communication flow and efficient operations.

· Allocate tasks to other staff, providing guidance and on-the-job training to support their development and high performance.

· Provide standard trainings for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to independently self-monitor and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas.

· Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation.

· Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance.

Education:

Completion of secondary school education and supplemented with experience or additional education in education, social services, nutrition, agriculture or other related field.

Experience:

Preferable to have at least three years of progressively responsible support experience including at least one year in the field of statistics, refugee operations. Experience in following areas is an advantage.

· Has experience analyzing programme output and outcome data.

· General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.

Knowledge & Skill

Knowledge of humanitarian assistance and development practice. Ability to perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

Preferable to have general knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing procurement administration. Training and/or experience utilising computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other standard WFP software packages and systems.

Language:

Fluency in both oral and written in English and Myanmar. The ability to communicate in local ethnic language will be an added advantage.

Conditions:

The interested candidates should submit a brief CV (or) UN P11 form and one page motivation letter by 7 October 2016. Most qualified candidates will be invited for further assessment such as written test and interview etc. The outcomes of the assessment will determine the inclusion in the stand-by roster.

Candidates qualifying for the stand-by roster will be invited for final assessment when the vacant post is in place. The eligibility in the roster is valid only for the period of 1 November 2016 – 31 October 2017 and is subject to continuous successful performance.

How to apply:

Please send applications to: Human Resources Unit

Stand-By Roster for Monitoring Assistant

United Nations World Food Programme

No. 5, Kanbawza Street, Shwe Taung Kyar 2 Ward

Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar

Email to: wfpmyanmar.vacancy@wfp.org

Remark: Please mention the desired duty station in the application.

(This post is opened for Myanmar Nationals Women Only)

Note: Applications are invited from Interested Myanmar nationals. Interested candidates should submit their application with updated UN P-11 Form, relevant educational certificates showing highest level of educational attainment and the names and contact information of three references. Please mention in the applications if there is, blood/marriage relationships with the existing WFP employees. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Please do not send original documents as they will not be returned.

အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားသာေလွ်ာက္ထားရန္ရည္ရြယ္သည္။

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Nepal: Team Leader, Let Girls Learn Rapid Appraisal – Nepal

Organization: CAMRIS International
Country: Nepal
Closing date: 21 Oct 2016

Overview:

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

CAMRIS’ clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

For more information on CAMRIS International please visit www.camris.com.

CAMRIS International’s USAID Nepal Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Project supports the achievement of USAID/Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) development objectives by assisting the Mission in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating and learning from more rigorous monitoring and evaluation of development activities. This includes designing and implementing both quantitative and qualitative evaluations and assessments, as well as providing expert analysis and technical assistance to USAID/Nepal’s programs.

In early September 2016, President Obama announced Nepal as a Let Girls Learn (LGL) Initiative focus country, which is anticipated to provide Nepal with additional resources for specific LGL programming. As part of the design process for Nepal’s LGL programming, a rapid appraisal is required to inform the interagency on key target populations and geographic areas to focus new LGL programming on that will make the most impact.

CAMRIS seeks a team leader to lead a rapid appraisal on the barriers to girls’ and boy’ education, health and safety in Nepal. The team leader is also expected to provide up to 10 days level of effort to lead the review and design of the LGL rapid appraisal in collaboration with CAMRIS Nepal MEL staff. The goals of the rapid appraisal is to identify opportunities for the US Embassy to invest and develop strategic partnerships to improve adolescents’, especially girl’s empowerment, and in particular, their access to quality secondary education. The target population age group in 10-19. The key rapid appraisal questions cover a range of subject areas including education, child marriage and adolescent sexual reproductive health, gender-based violence, media, and coordination and partnerships.

The assessment shall begin before the Dasain holidays (mid-October). The fieldwork can take place after the Tihar holidays in November. The anticipated period of performance for the assignment is approximately seven to eight weeks, including four to five weeks of field work. Dates for in-country data collection will be determined in consultation with the U.S. Embassy, but is envisaged to take place in November 2016.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and management of the assessment team, delegating tasks as appropriate.
  • Lead the process of drafting and finalizing the design of the rapid appraisal, including team composition, roles and responsibilities, work plan, sampling strategy, data collection tools, assessment briefing(s) and assessment report.
  • Lead the conduct of the rapid appraisal in the field involving both focus group discussions, and key informant interviews.
  • Provide technical guidance and strategic support to the assessment team.
  • Steer effective communication with the A/CORs, relevant USAID Nepal, Peace Corps, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and government of Nepal staff as well as external stakeholders.
  • Code and analyze qualitative data.
  • Coordinate closely with CAMRIS Kathmandu and headquarters staff.
  • Ensure quality and timely delivery of all work products.

Qualifications:

  • An advanced university degree, PhD preferred, in a social sciences field such as education, international development or affairs, social work, law, human rights, gender or women’s studies, or a similar field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of M&E experience, including five years of experience as a team leader or senior-level M&E specialist on complex assessments or evaluations of education and gender, adolescent. Strong experience designing and conducting qualitative assessments and evaluations for multi-donor projects is required. .
  • Demonstrated experience leading research studies concerning sensitive subject matter in accordance with institutional review board and good evaluation ethics, especially related to the protection of adolescents.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with senior-level U.S. and host country government officials, and local implementing partners.
  • Strong knowledge of USAID Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy.
  • Familiarity with USAID policies related to evaluations, assessments and performance management highly desirable.
  • Strong qualitative data analysis skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English required.
  • Must be available for approximately four to five weeks of field work in Nepal in November, 2016.

How to apply:

https://careers-camris.icims.com/jobs/2216/team-leader%2c-let-girls-learn-rapid-appraisal-%E2%80%93-nepal/job

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CIPHER Grant Programme – 2016/2017 Round – Call for Letter of Intent

Organization: International AIDS Society
Closing date: 28 Oct 2016

The Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme is designed for mentored early-stage investigators to advance paediatric HIV research and to fill critical knowledge gaps that impede paediatric HIV diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care in resource-limited settings. It does this by promoting and encouraging HIV research related to infants, children and adolescents, thereby contributing to scientific progress in the field. Scientific areas of interest include both clinical and operational research.

The nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, and therefore, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary. Awards will be funded for up to two years and for up to US$ 75,000 each per year (including direct research costs and applicable indirect costs). Second-year funding is contingent upon demonstration of satisfactory progress during year one. The CIPHER Grant Programme encourages collaborations between different study sites and institutions; at least 80% of the direct grant expenses have to be spent in LMICs.

Eligibility
Any individual with the skills, formal education and access to resources necessary to carry out the proposed research is welcome to submit an application for the CIPHER Grant Programme. The principal investigator (PI) is encouraged to work with a mentor and his/her institutional colleagues and partners to develop the research plan.

The PI must be an early-stage investigator, i.e., individual who obtained her/his terminal research degree (e.g., PhD, MD followed by research training, MBBS) less than 10 years before the application deadline.

The PI must serve for the first time as primary PI. Primary PIs who previously received a non-training research grant exceeding US$ 30,000 are not eligible.

The PI must fulfil one of the following criteria prior to the submission deadline for the Letter of Intent:

  • He/she is a clinical/research trainee (e.g., fellow, senior resident) at an academic institute or an institute whose primary mission is research.

  • He/she has a faculty or comparable position (e.g., assistant professor, lecturer) at an academic institute or an institute whose primary mission is research.

  • He/she has an established position at an organization with adequate research infrastructure to undertake the proposed research activities.

The research project should demonstrate the potential to contribute to the optimization of HIV diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care for infants, children and adolescents affected by HIV in resource-limited settings by responding to identified research gaps.

Applications are encouraged from any country, but preference, approximately 80%, will be given to applicants from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) according to the World Bank classification.

The PI must choose a mentor with relevant expertise in paediatric HIV research (mentor’s contact details and a letter of commitment will be requested from all applicants).

The budget should reflect that at least 80% of the direct grant expenses will be spent in LMICs.

How to apply:

Letters of Intent must be submitted from 3 October to 28 October 2016, 18:00 CET.

Applicants will be asked to provide a Letter of Intent that briefly outlines their proposed projects, including background, specific aims, preliminary data (if any) and research methodology. The Call for Letter of Intent is now available on the CIPHER website. The research project must respond to one of the identified research priorities.

The Letter of Intent can only be submitted through the online system and in the format provided. Applications not submitted through the online system will not be accepted. Only applications in English will be considered. Please note that a letter of support from the applicant’s institution is required, as well as a copy of the applicant’s terminal research degree/diploma. Applicants will be requested to upload these documents during the submission process.

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United States of America: Senior Technical Advisor

Organization: FHI 360
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 20 Oct 2016

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

Description:

Project Summary:

The Global Center for Dietary Intake Assessment is an FHI Solutions, LLC, initiative that is currently being considered for funding by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The overarching aim of the Center is to help improve the nutritional status of vulnerable populations by increasing the availability and use of reliable dietary intake data in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). The Center will initially have three primary work streams: providing technical assistance services to countries and other entities for the collection, analysis and use of dietary intake data; developing simple, valid measures of diet quality and affordability that are appropriate to use with dietary intake data collected in LMICs; and fundraising to demonstrate cross-donor buy-in and foster Center sustainability. The Center intends to work collaboratively with governments in LMICs, international organizations, research and academic institutions, and a wide range of donors to ensure that Center activities are well-focused and responsive to global needs. The duration of the Center will be from 11/1/2016 to 1/31/2021.

Additional Information:

Supervisory Responsibilities: Not Applicable

Equipment To Be Used: Not Applicable

Typical Physical Demands: Not Applicable

Working Conditions including Travel and Overtime: Ability to travel up to 15% of the time

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

The Senior Technical Advisor for the Global Center for Dietary Intake Assessment will have primary responsibility for the provision of technical assistance related to the collection, analysis and use of dietary intake data. In addition, the Senior Technical Advisor will lead several research activities, including targeted studies based on systematic literature reviews and the development of discussion papers based on secondary data analysis. S/he will also have responsibility for the development of capacity building tools related to the collection, analysis and use of dietary intake data and will contribute to Center activities related to the development of simple metrics of diet quality and affordability; as well as to Center fundraising and visioning efforts.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead Center technical assistance to countries, civil society organizations and other entities for the collection, analysis and use of dietary intake data
  • Lead literature reviews related to dietary and nutrition issues; for example, to outline the evidence base associating poor and better dietary practices with health and nutritional outcomes; to identify needs and gaps related to diet quality metrics for various demographic groups in LMICs
  • Lead the development of capacity building tools related to the collection, analysis and use of dietary intake data, including operational guidance for the collection and tabulation of metrics developed by the Center
  • Oversee the design and implementation of policy dialogues around nutrition and agriculture-related issues in LMICs, using analysis from dietary intake surveys as one of the key data inputs
  • Contribute technical input to the scope, design and execution of activities carried out by sub-contractors
  • Provide support and input for the Center’s knowledge management activities, including the development of an annotated bibliography of current literature on dietary intake assessment methods and metric-related research in LMICs
  • Provide support and input for the design and execution of meetings with Center reference groups, including the Center Steering Committee, Global Stakeholder Group, and Researcher Group
  • Provide support and input to launch and manage a community of practice related to dietary intake and metric development initiatives in LMICs
  • Contribute content to the Center’s website
  • Contribute to the Center vision, strategy, and fundraising efforts

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Advanced degree in nutrition, public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, economics or a related field; PhD preferred

Experience:

  • At least 11 years of experience providing specialized technical assistance related to nutrition; and at least 5 years of experience related to survey measurement and/or metric development and validation
  • At least 5 years of experience collecting and analyzing dietary intake data collected with quantitative 24-hr dietary recall surveys, food frequency surveys, household consumption and expenditure surveys and/or simple food group surveys
  • Demonstrated work experience related to monitoring and evaluation and the applied use of statistics; Experience developing operational guides for the collection and analysis of data related to dietary metrics is a plus
  • Experience working with governments on policy and program design in LMICs preferred
  • Evidence of a strong publication record highly desirable

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

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

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

How to apply:

https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17556/senior-technical-advisor/job?mode=view

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Somalia: READVERTISEMENT: TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ASSESSMENT OF PRACTICAL APPROACH TO LUNG HEALTH (PAL) ON TUBERCULOSIS PROGRAM

Organization: World Vision
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 25 Sep 2016

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ASSESSMENT OF PRACTICAL APPROACH TO LUNG HEALTH (PAL) ON TUBERCULOSIS PROGRAM IN SOMALILAND, PUNTLAND AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOMALIA

Position: PRACTICAL APPROACH TO LUNG HEALTH (PAL) CONSULTANT

Organization: WV Somalia; TB Control Program

1. INTRODUCTION

Tuberculosis control programme in Somaliland, Puntland and South & Central Somalia is being done through the various national tuberculosis programmes and based in the ministries of health. The national tuberculosis programme works in close collaboration with World Health Organization, Global Fund (GF), United Nations Agencies (UN), donors and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in addressing menace of tuberculosis as well as other humanitarian needs. Case detection of TB in Somalia is low at 48% and it means over a half of the new cases of TB are missed and therefore not being treated.

Practical Approach to Lung Health (PAL) has been designed to contribute to improving the case detection component of the Global DOTS Expansion Plan (GDEP) for TB control. PAL addresses the quality of respiratory care in primary health care (PHC) settings, and the efficiency of respiratory service delivery within health systems. According to WHO, up to 33% of patients over the age of 5 years attending PHC settings seek health care for respiratory symptoms. A big proportion of these have TB and therefore TB cases should ideally be detected among patients with respiratory symptoms within such settings. In actual practice in Somalia, antibiotics are usually prescribed for more than two-thirds of patients with respiratory symptoms

PAL is more of an instructional initiative and targets training the clinical staff in the health facilities to know how to deal with cough cases, suspect TB cases and refer them for definitive diagnosis of TB and treatment at NTP facilities mainly primary health facilities such as District Hospital, Health Centres, and referral health centres, MCH/OPDs and primary health unit.

In Somalia context PAL and Private Public Mix (PPM) work together synergistically to maximize the resources and skills that each health provider can offer and improve case detection and treatment outcome of by the NTP programme.

2. BACKGROUND TO GLOBAL FUND TB PROGRAM IN SOMALIA

Global Fund TB programme (GFATM started in August 2004 with the first five year. Since then, the Global Fund has signed three agreements with World Vision International as a Principal Recipient to fund the approved project proposals of Round 3, Round 7 and Round 10. Although there is an understanding that Global Fund TB programme only provides an additional support to ongoing tuberculosis programme, in reality the fund is the main support for TB programme in Somalia given that the governments have scarce resources to support TB programme.

Funding from Round 3, significantly boosted the TB care in this country of complex emergency. Due to the absence of the central government, TB care has been provided through a collaborative arrangement amongst international and national partners and zonal health authorities. Funding from Round 7(2008 to 2012) addressed gaps identified in Round 3 such as the need to expand DOTS centres; Practical Approach to Lung Health and Public Private Mix as well as Multi-Drug Resistant TB. Round 10 which is currently in the final phase is pursuing high quality DOTS and enhancing its expansion; addressing TB/HIV collaboration; MDR-TB and other challenges. It is also contributing to health system strengthening by engaging all care providers; empowering people with TB and communities to fully participate in the programme and increase the case detection and also prevention of TB. The question that is often being asked is to what extent is PAL contributing to finding of the missed TB case in Somalia and what needs to be done to strengthen the PAL program for better performance?

A baseline review of PAL activities done in 2014 and it revealed the various aspects of PAL/PPM being implemented by health actors. Some health facilities were reported to be referring presumptive TB cases for screening at TBMUs. The assessment on the other hand identified gaps at various levels (process; strategy as well as implementation levels). Gaps attributed to weak health system and gaps due to inadequate stakeholders’ involvement were also identified.

A 2nd PAL assessment is proposed for 2016 to determine the status quo as of now, whether there has been further improvement on these or not. The result of this assessment will be important in planning for the Programme and generate evidence to inform next NFM concept note proposal to GFATM in 2017.

3. OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSESSMENT

  1. To understand the PAL implementation strategy and practices at Health facilities related to TB patient case finding and referral mechanisms in Somalia.

Summary of the assigned responsibilities

The consultant will perform his/her duties under the supervision of the WV Somalia.

4. TERMS OF REFERENCE

The terms of reference for this consultancy will be as follows: –

1) To conduct assessment of current implementation of PAL/PPM activities in NTP programme

2) To establish what went well and what did not go well in PAL initiative

3) To conduct an assessment of how PAL and PPM are collaborating in practice

4) To come up with ways of strengthening PAL and how to improve the collaboration with PPM for the benefit of NTP

5. OUTPUT

At inception, the consultant is expected to submit a detailed plan for how the assessment will be carried out including the data collection tools and methodology.

Expected deliverables from the consultancy includes: –

The consultant shall submit a detailed report that should include his findings, realistic and achievable recommendations and next plan of action. They should be five bind hard copies and one electronic copy at the end of the exercise.

Conditions:

1. Sharing with WHO Somalia

Since WHO has technical mandate for TB, the results need to have the approval or at least an acknowledgement from World Health Organization Somalia. In this regard, World Vision will share the Terms of Reference with WHO Somalia. World Vision will also share the methodology of the study, the tools, results and analysis with WHO Somalia once the consultant provides them.

  1. Immediately after completion of the survey, a summary report should be presented for discussion by the main stakeholders – (WV and WHO).

3. Once this is agreed then the final report be printed.**
Essential qualifications required for this job**

The following minimum qualifications are required for this job:

  • Candidate must be a master degree holder with a broad knowledge on Tuberculosis control strategies
  • Should have minimum of 5 years’ experience in carrying out public health assessments or surveys especially in the perspectives of tuberculosis programme
  • Knowledge of Somalia NTP programme would be an advantage
  • Have excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be familiar with Somali cultures, norms and customs

6. LOGISTICS

World Vision will provide logistical support, including visa application, facilitation in arranging meetings with partners and relevant authorities. The consultant will be provided with an air ticket to and from the country of origin to Somalia. World Vision will also cover food and accommodation costs including vehicles required to carry out field assignments.

7. TIME FRAMES

Activity

Location

Timeframe (days)

Nairobi meeting the GF PR team and health partners Nairobi -2

Recruitment and training of enumerators Somalia- 5

Collection of information Somalia -10

Analysis Nairobi -4

Preparation of Draft report Nairobi 3

Assimilation of comments Nairobi -2

Final Report Nairobi 4

Total number of days is 30

How to apply:

Kindly submit your technical proposal for this scope of work to somo_supplychain@wvi.org by 25th September 2016.

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Iraq: DMU Coordinator (Data Management Unit)

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 29 Sep 2016

Position Title : DMU Coordinator (Data Management Unit)

Duty Station : Erbil, Iraq

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P4

Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 29 September 2016

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Bahamas, Botswana, Belize, Cabo Verde, Czech

Republic, Djibouti, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Cambodia, Comoros, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Maldives, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, United Republic of Tanzania, Holy See, Saint Vincent and

the Grenadines, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vanuatu, Samoa

  1. External female candidates.

Context:

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission and in close coordination with the Senior Emergency Coordinator, and in liaison with relevant Programme Managers, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for management and coordination of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Programme, the mission’s Information Management System (IMS), and other IM and research projects related to population movements across Iraq.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Management and Supervision:

  1. Manage the Displacement Tracking & Monitoring Programme (DTM Programme), including Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) assessment exercises and emergency related tracking activities of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and Returnees.

  2. Develop the programme strategy for ongoing projects and implementation modalities through

close collaboration with Donors, Partner agencies, governmental counterparts at national and regional levels, and other relevant humanitarian stakeholders.

  1. Plan, develop and supervise the implementation of all activities of the programme throughout the country ensuring quality output, allocation of resources to achieve the identified outputs, selection of personnel and partners and overall management functions.

  2. Provide technical guidance and oversight of programme officers, technical advisors, project assistants and operational teams and assign tasks in compliance with programme implementation strategy.

  3. Identify new programme opportunities, and describe and justify programme possibilities consistent with approved programmes and ongoing activities. Renew country and/or regional activities and recommend programme improvements.

  4. Review and adjust programme proposals to ensure consistency with relevant priorities and programmes of the mission, and with available resources. Formulate and present such proposals on the basis of technical and substantive input and in accordance with required format for final review and approval.

  5. Prepare or ensure timely preparation and submissions of all programme reports according to IOM and donor formats as required. Prepare regular updates, programme summaries, press releases and other relevant materials.

Representation and Coordination:

  1. Coordinate governmental capacity building activities in partnership with statistical offices at the regional and federal level, and design IM support packages to support emergency coordination bodies established by the government to lead the humanitarian efforts countrywide.

  2. Represent the DTM programme at the Inter Cluster Coordination Group (ICCG), and provide timely population displacement data and analyses to critically inform the emergency response and Iraq humanitarian strategic documents in close coordination with OCHA and the Information Management Working Group (IMWG).

  3. Liaise on behalf of IOM Iraq with IOM’s DoE on data management and information management support and contribution.

Technical Support and Guidance:

  1. Lead the research unit to design and implement large scale assessments and thematic surveys as per programme needs in coordination with other departments, promote their dissemination and usage among humanitarian and governmental stakeholders.

  2. Coordinate IM support to emergency operations related to migration crisis including on data management, production of information products, and design and implementation of technological solution for IM purposes.

  3. Supervise the IMS unit in safeguarding, designing, and developing and maintaining the mission database system and modules according to the needs and requirements of the programmes.

  4. Guide/instruct staff in preparation of tools and mechanisms for successful data collection, processing, analysis and storage.

  5. Guide in design/outline the project output products like: lists, maps, recommendations, summary recommendations, and best practices on national and international level.

  6. Participate in the development and maintenance of databases and other information

management/reporting systems.

  1. Ensure the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women/girl’s and children’s rights issues (vulnerable groups) within all IDPs/returnee activities, and promote the usage and dissemination of DTM Protection enhanced indicators through Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other referral mechanisms.

  2. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Social Sciences, Information Management or a related field from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with nine years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Experience in Information Management or Disaster Risk management;

• Experience in the development and implementation of population database a distinct advantage;

• Working experience in the region is an asset.

Languages

Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.

Desirable Competencies:

Behavioral

• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;

• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;

• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;

• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;

• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;

• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;

• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;

• Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;

• Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;

• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;

• Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

• Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 29 September 2016 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 16.09.2016 to 29.09.2016

Requisition: SVN 2016/104 (P) – DMU Coordinator (Data Management Unit) (P4) – Erbil, Iraq (54848076) Released

Posting: Posting NC54861101 (54861101) Released

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United Republic of Tanzania: Data Analyst

Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Sep 2016

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS # 1142318

Data Analyst in Tanzania

in support of

ELIZABETH GLASER PEDIATRIC AIDS FOUNDATION (EGPAF)

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Firm Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016

5:00pm Eastern Africa Time (UTC+3)

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, a non-profit organization, is the world leader in the fight to eliminate pediatric AIDS. Our mission is to prevent pediatric HIV infection and to eliminate pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. For more information, please visit http://www.pedaids.org.

BACKGROUND

CDC Tanzania and PEPFAR have been providing technical and financial support to the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) and National AIDS Control Program (NACP) to establish and continuously improve monitoring and evaluation (M&E) data systems, health information systems and business processes related to use of health information. CDC Tanzania has been supporting short-term and embedded technical experts to work closely with MOHCDGEC and NACP to strengthen national data systems and processes that are required to deliver quality HIV services and collect and manage information for evidence-based decisions.

In close collaboration with the MOHCDGEC, EGPAF will conduct an analysis of various Human Resources for Health (HRH) systems to inform planning and decision making. EGPAF will also conduct a spatial analysis of HRH data and its correlation with other key indicators to contribute to optimal coverage and quality of health care services. EGPAF is seeking a short-term consultant to serve as a Data Analyst who will be primarily responsible for completion of the processes and deliverables for this data analysis of HRH systems in-country, as outlined in the scope of work below.

PURPOSE/SCOPE OF WORK

Reporting to Jane Macha, EGPAF’s Technical Advisor for Health Systems Strengthening, and in close partnership with EGPAF Headquarters (HQ) and CDC Tanzania, the Data Analyst will be primarily responsible for completion of the processes and deliverables in‐country that are outlined below. The Data Analyst will also serve as a communication backstop for all in-country activities related to this activity, liaising between EGPAF HQ, MOHCDGEC, CDC Tanzania and other stakeholders.

Consultant Activities:

The Data Analyst consultant will work closely with EGPAF HQ and the EGPAF Tanzania Technical Advisor for Health Systems Strengthening to conduct the following activities:

  1. Organize, participate in, and take minutes for planning meetings with MOHCDGEC and CDC Tanzania to review current HRH data management systems and to determine the necessary steps to proceed with analysis.
  2. Organize and lead biweekly progress conference calls with EGPAF HQ and EGPAF Tanzania.
  3. Provide monthly written progress reports to EGPAF HQ and EGPAF Tanzania to inform project quarterly reports.
  4. Working closely with HRH staff from MOHCDGEC, CDC Tanzania and other US and Tanzania government agencies as needed, determine the necessary data elements needed in order to conduct a meaningful analysis for presentation to MOHCDGEC and CDC.
  5. Conduct data cleaning, analysis, and prepare findings in MS Excel and Word.
  6. Review any existing MOHCDGEC HRH data analysis plans and/or data use plans and advise on operationalizing them. Work with MOHCDGEC to develop plan to align/integrate various HRH data systems for future analysis and use.
  7. Build capacity of MOHCDGEC on data analysis and use and how to follow analysis/use plans. This may involve designing and facilitating onsite training/mentorship to ensure continued HRH data use.
  8. Act in an advisory role to MOHCDGEC in preparation for the 2016 HRH country profile, a document that is produced annually to provide a comprehensive picture of the health workforce and trends. Consultant will provide technical guidance to MOHCDGEC staff in data analysis and use.
  9. Other activities as determined by EGPAF HQ and EGPAF Tanzania.

Consultant Deliverables:

The consultant will complete the following deliverables:

  1. Agendas and meeting summaries from planning meetings with MOHCDGEC
  2. Agendas and meeting summaries as appropriate from EGPAF HQ/Tanzania conference calls
  3. Monthly written progress reports submitted to EGPAF HQ and EGPAF Tanzania Technical Advisor for Health Systems Strengthening no later than the 5th of each month
  4. A written descriptive analysis and presentation containing the results of the HRH data cleaning and analysis exercise. The presentation must include a schematic of all HRH systems in Tanzania that MOHCDGEC or implementing partners are using, the nature of their use, and feasible recommendations for integrating these systems to reduce duplication and align the systems.
  5. Produce one mentorship report (to be replicated by MOHCDGEC)
  6. Final assignment report (template and table of contents to be provided by EGPAF HQ)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English; proficient in spoken Swahili
  • At least a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Biostatistics or Computer Science, or a related field
  • Able to work legally in Tanzania as a resident or through a valid work visa (must provide documentation of work visa)
  • Currently reside in, or be willing to temporarily relocate to, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the duration of the contract period

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Able to begin work on or before October 24, 2016
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania
  • Knowledge of relational databases, statistical packages, programming languages, interactive data dashboards, and Windows programs
  • Experience working with senior-level representatives from donors, implementing partners, and government agencies
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Public Health with at least 2 years’ demonstrated practice in national level data management and analysis
  • A strong background in data management systems, capacity building, and project management and implementation

EVALUATION CRITERIA AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The Foundation will accept the proposal that presents the best value. All proposals will be evaluated against the following Evaluation Criteria. Any proposal that does not contain all items listed in the table of Submission Requirements below may be considered nonresponsive. Please submit your Submission Requirements in the order that they appear below, and label each with the RFP # 1142318.

All applicants are required to be registered and authorized to perform the scope of work in the place of performance.

Evaluation Criteria and Relative Weight:

  1. Past performance of similar work, 30%
  2. Consultant’s proposed process and approach to meet project needs efficiently, 35%
  3. Total fixed price, 20%
  4. Qualifications of proposed Consultant, 15%

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FOUNDATION RESPONSIBILITIES**

The Data Analyst will provide all deliverables to EGPAF HQ for review and further dissemination. EGPAF HQ assumes ultimate responsibility for all documents and deliverables submitted to CDC. EGPAF HQ will directly liaise with CDC Atlanta and provide direction and support to the Consultant in the implementation of all project-related activities.

LOGISTICS

Equipment and/or Materials Required

The consultant will provide their own laptop and mobile phone for use on project-related activities.

Specific Timeframe

The period of performance for this agreement is three (3) months from the date of a signed consultant contract. Projected start date is October 24, 2016, but is subject to change. Contract may be extended at EGPAF’s option.

Location of Work

Consultant will perform all tasks in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Office space with access to internet and printing facilities will be provided at the Ministry of Health offices.

KEY CONTRACT TERMS

Contract Type

The anticipated contract type is fixed price plus approved expenses.

Expenses

· The following expenses will be reimbursed at cost by the Foundation only to a Consultant who is not currently a resident of Tanzania: air travel to Tanzania (one round-trip); housing allowance in Dar es Salaam; and monthly living stipend.

· Local transportation to support work-related activities will be reimbursed to all consultants, notwithstanding Tanzania residency.

· All other projected costs/expenses must be included in the fixed price proposed by the Offeror.

Equipment and Supplies

Unless stated otherwise in this RFP, the Consultant is responsible for providing equipment and/or supplies required to perform the services.

Materials and Deliverables

All deliverables provided to the Foundation must be furnished for the use of the Foundation without royalty or any additional fees.

“Materials” will include everything prepared by Consultant pursuant to this Contract, including without limitation, the Deliverables, reports, creative and other materials, manuals, studies, photographs, negatives and all other documents. All Materials developed under this Contract will be owned exclusively by the Foundation. Consultant will not use or allow the use of the Materials for any purpose other than Consultant’s performance of the Contract without the prior written consent of the Foundation.

Work Permits and Visas

The Consultant will be solely responsible for obtaining all applicable visas and/or work permits.

Supplemental Medical Coverage for Non-Local Consultants

The Foundation will provide supplemental business traveler medical coverage and security and natural disaster evacuation coverage for a non-local Consultant for the duration of the consultancy spent in Tanzania, at no cost to the Consultant, if desired. The medical coverage is supplemental only, and will only cover persons who already have general medical insurance coverage. The Offeror should indicate in the financial proposal if this coverage is requested. Note that the supplemental medical coverage is a standard benefit. The consultant therefore is not required to quote the cost of this supplemental insurance in the financial proposal, and request of this supplemental insurance will have no influence on the evaluation of proposals.

PROPOSED TIMELINE

9 September 2016 – Release of RFP

21 September 2016 – Submission of Contractual and Technical Inquiries to: Shauna Eisenberg, Senior Operations Officer, ProjectDELTA@pedaids.org. No phone calls please.

23 September 2016 – Question and Answer Response Document posted on EGPAF website at http://www.pedaids.org/pages/contracting-opportunities.

30 September 2016 – Completed proposals must be delivered electronically by 5:00pm Eastern Africa Time (UTC+3) to: Shauna Eisenberg, Senior Operations Officer, ProjectDELTA@pedaids.org.

14 October 2016 – Final decision announced and Offerors notified

17 October 2016 – Contract executed and Services begin.

Please note it is our best intent to comply with the above timeline but unavoidable delays may occur.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

All proposals and communications must be identified by the unique RFP # reflected on the first page of this document. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in non-consideration of your proposal.

Any proposal not addressing each of the foregoing items may be considered non-responsive. Any exceptions to the requirements or terms of the RFP must be noted in the proposal. The Foundation reserves the right to consider any exceptions to the RFP to be non-responsive.

Late proposals may be rejected without being considered.

This RFP is not an offer to enter into agreement with any party, but rather a request to receive proposals from persons interested in providing the services outlined below. Such proposals shall be considered and treated by the Foundation as offers to enter into an agreement. The Foundation reserves the right to reject all proposals, in whole or in part, enter into negotiations with any party, and/or award multiple contracts.

The Foundation shall not be obligated for the payment of any sums whatsoever to any recipient of this RFP until and unless a written contract between the parties is executed.

Equal Opportunity Notice. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and represents that all qualified bidders will receive consideration without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

ETHICAL BEHAVIOR

As a core value to help achieve our mission, the Foundation embraces a culture of honesty, integrity, and ethical business practices and expects its business partners to do the same. Specifically, our procurement processes are fair and open and allow all vendors/consultants equal opportunity to win our business. We will not tolerate fraud or corruption, including kickbacks, bribes, undisclosed familial or close personal relationships between vendors and Foundation employees, or other unethical practices. If you experience of suspect unethical behavior by a Foundation employee, please contact the Foundation’s Ethics Hotline at www.reportlineweb.com/PedAids/. Any vendor/consultant who attempts to engage, or engages, in corrupt practices with the Foundation will have their proposal disqualified and will not be solicited for future work.

How to apply:

Submission Requirements

Any proposal that does not contain all items listed in the table of Submission Requirements below may be considered nonresponsive. Please submit your Submission Requirements in the order that they appear below, and label each with the RFP # 1142318. For more detail including corresponding evaluation criteria, please see “Evaluation Criteria and Submission Requirements” section below.

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV/Resume of Offeror
  3. Written proposal (maximum 5 pages) explaining Offeror’s specific process for completion of activities and deliverables listed in this RFP
  4. Brief financial proposal detailing the Offeror’s total fixed price in U.S. dollars for all activities
  5. One or more samples of prior similar work (e.g., project reports, consultancy reports, reports or evidence of prior data cleaning and analysis exercises, evidence of prior experience with data/projects, etc. for which the Offeror has led the process)
  6. Current phone and email contact information for three (3) professional references from similar past projects

Submission Requirements:

  1. One or more samples of prior similar work (e.g., project reports, GIS assignments, consultancy reports, reports or evidence of prior data cleaning and analysis exercises, evidence of prior experience with HRH data/projects, etc. for which the Offeror has led the process)
  2. Three (3) professional references from similar past projects with current phone and email contact information
  3. A maximum 5-page written proposal explaining Offeror’s specific process for completion of activities and deliverables listed in this RFP
  4. A brief financial proposal detailing the total fixed price in U.S. dollars for all activities, as stated in Key Contract Terms above
  5. Cover letter
  6. CV/Resume of Offeror

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Senegal: SRRP Operational Plan Resiliency Expert, USAID/Senegal Mission-Wide Monitoring & Evaluation Project, Dakar, Senegal

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Senegal
Closing date: 13 Oct 2016

SRRP Operational Plan Resiliency Expert, USAID/Senegal Mission-Wide

Monitoring & Evaluation Project, Dakar, Senegal

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary: The three-year USAID Senegal Mission Wide Monitoring & Evaluation Project (MEP) will provide USAID/Senegal with performance measurement and management support activities, including but not limited to monitoring and evaluation design, program evaluation design and implementation, impact evaluation design and implementation, sectoral assessments, surveys, activity/project design, target setting, and statement of work (SOW) development for evaluation activities. This contract seeks to improve performance management at all levels to help the Mission meet Agency requirements, make better informed strategic and management decisions, and advance Agency learning.

Position Summary: MSI MEP is seeking a French-speaking resiliency expert to support a USAID/Sahel Regional Office-funded Shock Responsiveness RISE Portfolio (SRRP) Operational Plan. MSI MEP is managing the development of the operational plan which will include fieldwork in Dakar, Burkina Faso and Niger over a one-month period of time.

Application deadline is September 25th 2016.

Responsibilities: The SRRP operational plan resiliency expert will work closely with the SRRP operational plan team leader to conduct fieldwork in Burkina Faso and Niger and to support the development of the SRRP operational plan. The resiliency expert will report to the team leader and will provide technical expertise and insight into resiliency issues in the Sahel. The resiliency expert will also advise the team leader on strategies to link the SRR with existing programs and emergency warning systems (e.g. DNPGCCA). The resiliency expert will also support the team leader in developing the operational strategy.

Qualifications: The resiliency expert must have the following minimum qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in social sciences, development or similar fields.
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience working with resiliency programming, disaster preparedness and response (including working with early warning systems) and food and nutrition in the Sahel.
  • Strong knowledge of current resiliency and emergency response systems in the Sahel.
  • Ability to read and speak French and English at a professional level, with sufficient vocabulary to communicate easily and professionally with government officials.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95334662

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/v5mjtmxk32

How to apply:

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Kenya: Field Coordinator, Program Support for USAID/Kenya East Africa, Kenya

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Oct 2016

Field Coordinator, Program Support for USAID/Kenya East Africa, Kenya

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary:

The project objectives are geared to support and strengthen the current USAID/Kenya East Africa strategy in meeting day to day information needs in order to make informed program management decisions, as well as to provide substantive support with qualitative, quantitative, and analytical information to assist in continually assessing and evaluating the Mission’s development hypothesis. It also assists the Mission with its public education goals by providing qualitative and anecdotal evidence on the effects of projects on the lives of individual beneficiaries.

Please note that this is a local position. Only local citizens are eligible to apply **

Position Summary:

The Field Coordinator will provide logistical support towards activity-level monitoring and verification of results in the field in order to ensure that all USAID implementing partners’ data are complete, accurate, and consistent with agreements and reports, and with USAID’s regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of the M&V task order, including project management.
  • Coordinate all field M&V tasks including scheduling meetings and visits with implementing partners.
  • Assist with the data collection and analysis process
  • Schedule partner training and sessions on collecting data for individual indicators.
  • Assist with designing protocols for field staff and field-based monitors who will randomly select and visit activity sites to monitor and report on the following activities:
    • Monitoring of project performance and partner data collection methods and quality.
    • Activity-level environmental compliance and mitigation measures, as required in ADS 204 and activity/project Initial Environmental Evaluations (IEEs) and Environmental Reviews (ERs), taking into account USAID Environmental Guidelines, and including the Pesticides Evaluation Report and Safer Use Action Plan (PERSUAP), when appropriate.
    • Compliance with IP approved USAID Branding and Marking plan, per ADS 320.
  • Based on the above, provide real-time, flexible, activity-level data analyses and reporting utilizing an electronic data collection system that can aggregate data and provide it in real-time to AORs/CORs.
  • Meet with implementing partners to provide advice on updating and implementing their M&E plans, and ensuring M&E plans link to USAID Project M&E Plans and Mission PMP.
  • Assist and give input on other analytical products, as appropriate, and other duties as assigned by the COP.
  • Other activities as assigned by the Chief of Party.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in the field of sociology, project management, research methods, economics, international development or a related technical field.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the management, monitoring and evaluation of development programs, including experience developing monitoring tools, and training and managing staff in effective use of those tools.
  • Excellent American English writing skills and speaking ability.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95333669

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How to apply:

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Kenya: Quality Control Officers, Early Grade Reading Assessment for USAID/Kenya East Africa, Kenya

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Oct 2016

Quality Control Officers, Early Grade Reading Assessment for

USAID/Kenya East Africa, Kenya

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary:
MSI will be conducting a midline early grade reading assessment (EGRA) and household survey for the Tusome project. The study will be carried out in 204 schools and communities throughout Kenya.

Position Summary:
The Quality Control Officers (QCO) will oversee and ensure the quality of the data collection during this study. Prior to data collection, the QCO will provide ongoing support to organize and facilitate the training of enumerators, in addition to coordinating data collection plans. During data collection, the QCOs will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of tools and management of activities by locally subcontracted enumerators and field supervisors, and ensure the standard administration of the EGRA tools and survey instruments throughout Kenya. This will include organizing assessment materials, keeping materials safe and secure, tracking assessors in the field, liaising with school personnel, and submitting materials to MSI upon completion of fieldwork. The QCOs will also provide and implement recommendations for improvements in data collection activities, and lead briefing sessions with MSI and subcontractor technical staff. The QCOs may be required to travel throughout Kenya during the data collection period.

Please note that this is a local position. Only Kenyan citizens are eligible to apply **

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and provide assistance for training sessions in Nairobi on the standardized administration of EGRA tools and surveys prior to the start of data collection
  • Oversee and organize the data collection, including schedule of visits and communication with school officials
  • Ensure compliance with standard procedures and protocols for administering EGRA tools and surveys by conducting observation of enumerators during testing activities
  • Provide additional training to assessors and supervisor as needed during field activities
  • Ensure enumerators meet established targets, and document instances where targets are not met
  • Collect information related to the field activities, and provide regular field updates
  • Make recommendations on improving the assessment activities

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with EGRA and mobile data collection required
  • At least two years of experience in managing data collection teams required
  • Experience with training data collection teams a plus
  • Fluency in both English and Kiswahili required
  • Ability to travel to data collection sites throughout Kenya as needed

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

PI95333580

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How to apply:

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Senegal: ACF SENEGAL – Projet Malinea – Consultance d’expert support technique pour la mise en oeuvre du projet

Organization: Acción contra el Hambre
Country: Senegal
Closing date: 21 Sep 2016

Contexte

Au Sénégal, la malnutrition demeure un important problème social et de santé publique qui touche une grande partie de la population. La sous nutrition chronique ou retard de croissance, peut arriver à 30% dans certaines régions et est de 8% dans la vie de Dakar. Dans l’ensemble, la malnutrition aiguë touche 9% des enfants de moins de 5 ans avec 1,2% de formes sévères.

MALINEA est un projet de recherche visant à comparer plusieurs stratégies de prise en charge de la mal