Opportunity Board

This page is reserved to highlight external career and professional peacebuilding opportunities geared towards individuals. To share an opportunity on this board, please contact Adam Wolf at adam@allianceforpeacebuilding.org.

April 18th
Career Opportunities

Often called upon for extended support to field programs, the Strategic Response Manager is an accomplished manager who is equally comfortable leading and managing teams in programs and in procurement, logistics and supply chain. S/he is flexible with a clear commitment to operational excellence. S/he ensures quality programming through effective and integrated systems and support that ensures local teams are equipped with necessary knowledge and skills as well as clearly defined roles and responsibilities. The Strategic Response Manager is a highly adaptable leader responsible for resourcefully managing and guiding field teams through strategic changes, including emergency responses, at the program and country levels. S/He will provide field leadership with regular deployments to support urgent change scenarios, such as operations support for the start-up of new complex programs, covering country operations leadership transitions, engaging remotely with field operations teams to rapidly assess circumstances and provide recommendations, and leading projects that support agency priorities when not deployed.

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As an integral member of the Mercy Corps media relations team, the Senior Communications Officer will focus on relations with news media, messaging and storytelling for defined issues and topics. S/he will conduct media outreach, reaching out to national, international and “hometown” press around newsworthy Mercy Corps initiatives and fielding inbound media inquiries.

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The Director will manage the operations of the CSRF with a focus on:

  • Strategic leadership and direction
  • Programme, operational and staff management
  • Financial and budget management
  • Representation and beneficiary relationships
  • Safety, security and risk management
  • Cross-consortium and multi-donor relations

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The post-holder will be responsible for developing our Tajikistan country strategy and programme, overseeing the implementation of current and future projects and managing relationships with civil society partners, and national and international actors in the country and in the region.

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Chemonics seeks a monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) advisor for a five-year Feed the Future Bangladesh Agricultural Growth Activity. This $10-25 million activity will be closely linked with other Feed the Future activities. The activity’s purpose is to increase the effective management of Bangladeshi businesses in private sector agriculture while increasing business engagements at the farmer level. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

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Creative Associates seeks a Civic Engagement Specialist for the BUILD project. The Civic Engagement Specialist will support the Civic Engagement implementation plan by developing relationships and building the capacity of civic actors in Somalia to engage in ongoing political and democratization processes, coordinating with other project components and connecting civic actors with electoral authorities, government actors, and political parties in Somalia. The Civic Engagement Specialist will have a good grasp of the civil society scene in Somalia, including a familiarity of databases and analyses of both groups and individual actors, their needs, and how to help them better engage with ongoing processes in Somalia. The Civic Engagement Specialist will build upon past experience managing sub-grants with local civil society organizations (CSOs) to help oversee all technical aspects of civic engagement grants under BUILD.

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Creative seeks a Project Manager to provide HQ-based management of and support to a USAID-funded project in West Africa.

The Project Manager will be responsible for guiding activities through work plans from concept to closure, working with and through multiple teams and ensuring continued coordination and collaboration between HQ and the field.  The Project Manager travels internationally for field projects and reconnaissance activities and contributes to the successful and compliant implementation of assigned projects.  The Project Manager drafts relevant programmatic documents and reports; coordinates operational, research, and logistical support to project staff and consultants.  As part of the HQ team, the Project Manager works closely with field teams and contributes to technical aspects of program design and implementation, as well as business development and proposal activities.

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Seeking a Senior International Recruiter for full life-cycle recruitment for proposals, field projects, and headquarter positions. The recruiter will join a fun, fast-paced and collegial team to recruit for international development projects in Education, Economic Growth and Communities in Transition. Perfect for an energetic candidate with passion for Creative’s Mission to support people around the world with positive change.

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The Positive Youth Development Component Lead will be responsible for designing and implementing the project approach to increasing the participation of local stakeholders, including government and private sector partners, in Positive Youth Development.

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The Youth Employability and Entrepreneurship Component Lead will be responsible for designing and implementing the project approach to increasing access to quality education, training, and services for out-of-school youth to improved life skills, employability, and entrepreneurship outcomes in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Labor and Employment, and local Chambers of Commerce.

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The Private Sector Partnership Lead will be responsible for liaising with key private sector partners in the project implementation areas with the goal of aligning youth employability and entrepreneurship training and support services with market demands. The Private Sector Partnership Lead will work under the Youth Employability and Entrepreneurship Component Lead and in close coordination with the Positive Youth Development Lead.

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Creative Associates International is accepting applications for Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the anticipated USAID-funded Youth Activity project in the Philippines. The activity will work with the Government of the Philippines to support improved basic education, life skills, employability and entrepreneurship for youth who are not in education, employment or training. This activity will support systems strengthening of national government agencies, as well as the mobilization of local stakeholders to achieve activity outcomes. It will operate in secondary cities outside conflict-affected areas to support inclusive growth. The activity outcomes will include: increase access to quality education for out-of-school youth; improved life skills, employability and entrepreneurship; strengthened national government systems to deliver education and training to youth not in education, employment or training; and increased participation of local stakeholders in Positive Youth Development (PYD).

The DCOP will work in concert with the Chief of Party (COP), providing sound operational management in support of activity implementation. He or she will support the COP in all technical, operational, and management aspects of the project and ensure that all appropriate reporting requirements are met. The DCOP will report directly to the COP and will be considered Acting COP in his/her absence.

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The People and Strategy Team ensures that Mercy Corps has the people, strategies and learning that will enable it to be a world-class, cutting edge, humanitarian organization, creating transformational change in the world. We do this through: the recruitment, retention and development of the best global talent. Our aim is to drive strategic thinking and planning at all levels of the organization; create a robust body of research to guide us internally and externally and steward the organizational culture. To achieve this we align conversations on learning; keep the organization focused on what has the greatest impact; leverage our comparative advantages in the crowded and competitive international relief and development landscape; and assure we are constantly learning from our work and the external environment.

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The People and Strategy Team ensures that Mercy Corps has the people, strategies and learning that will enable it to be a world-class, cutting edge, humanitarian organization, creating transformational change in the world. We do this through: the recruitment, retention and development of the best global talent. Our aim is to drive strategic thinking and planning at all levels of the organization; create a robust body of research to guide us internally and externally and steward the organizational culture. To achieve this we align conversations on learning; keep the organization focused on what has the greatest impact; leverage our comparative advantages in the crowded and competitive international relief and development landscape; and assure we are constantly learning from our work and the external environment.

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The senior advisor position is assigned to the Technology for Development (T4D) team.T4D’s vision is a world of digital inclusion and opportunity where the ethical use of technology and data empowers, secure, productive and just communities. Our mission and purpose is to drive sustainable field program impact through responsible applications of existing and emerging technologies.

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The Vice President of Development is a high energy, visionary leader and fundraiser who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. They are passionate about leading a matrixed team to do their best work and to meet and exceed fundraising goals. They are an innovator, a high-level thinker, a team player and decision maker who has the ability to keep their finger on the pulse of internal operations while managing teams towards a higher-level strategy and vision that is aligned with the broader global agency.

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The Talent Development and Training Officer is a member of the Global Operations Unit which encompasses Finance, IT, Administration, Legal, Internal Audit and HR. The Global Operations Unit is led from the Headquarters office in Geneva, with team members based in different locations around the world including in Bosnia, Côte d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Switzerland, Kenya, and Tunisia.

Under regular supervision from the HR Global Lead, the Talent Development and Training Officer works closely with managers, HR Officers and HR Focal Points in the field offices and the Director of Global Operations to maintain an efficient and effective human resources function.

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Chemonics seeks a Data Programmer Level 1, Supply Chain – Facility-level AIDS Commodity Tracking (SC-FACT). The position will provide support to the Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project to ensure effective HIV/AIDS commodity tracking in order to have a secured supply of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-approved products. Specifically, the Data Programmer Level 1 will provide data collection, data cleansing, processing and analysis in support of the SC-FACT initiative which focuses on data management for the GHSC-PSM Service Distribution Point (SDP) level stock data in 17 countries and more than 14,000 health facilities. The Data Programmer Level 1 will support data processing and analysis using open source tools such as Python, MS Excel and MS Excel Visual Basic (VBA).  We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

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Chemonics seeks a Deputy Global Supply Chain Director in support of the Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. GHSC-PSM 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. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
The Deputy Global Supply Chain Director is a senior level position on GHSC-PSM and oversees requisition order execution across all Task Orders on the project and all commodity procurement teams as well as the contract managers within the Global Supply Chain (GSC) unit. The position is responsible for driving towards 100 % On Time In Full (OTIF) delivery by minimizing supply chain cycle times and closely monitoring the timely execution of all orders.

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Chemonics seeks a systems strengthening director to support USAID’s Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Malawi. The systems strengthening director will promote and oversee supply chain system strengthening by building the Ministry of Health and program staff’s ability to improve management and accountability of heath commodities across multiple supply chains.

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The Program Manager for FHI 360’s Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO), reporting to the Director of Portfolio Management, is responsible for executing and ensuring the quality of operations management support to country offices in the region. Supervises team, allocating tasks appropriately, ensuring regional portfolio is adequately covered. Collaborates with Country Directors, Chiefs of Party, Enterprise Services and Technical unit in order to integrate work plans, budgets and multi-sector interventions, which are essential for the success and sustainability of the project.

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Responsible for proposal development – ensuring security and integrity of all proposal documentation, coordinating internal flow and review of all proposal inputs, coordinating schedules, coordinating activities with cross functional business areas, and directing submission of the final proposal.  This is a headquarters based position.

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The Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist is responsible for overseeing the utilization and communication of research and project learnings throughout the life of the activity, including developing appropriate media communications such as project briefings, success stories, policy briefs, peer-reviewed journal articles, and online products (communications campaigns, social media, etc.). The Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist ensures coordination between technical units with the aim of incorporating evidence from project activities into a comprehensive framework for research utilization, communication and learning.

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Mercy Corps has been engaging with key stakeholders in leading the humanitarian and development sector to improve responses to and prevention of safeguarding violations. Mercy Corps Europe  now seeks to engage an experienced safeguarding professional to support the global organisation’s efforts in this area. This new position will contribute to the agency’s strategic vision and to the cross-functional work-streams within our global organisation to improve our systems and culture of safeguarding, as well as represent the organization externally in promoting and learning best practices in safeguarding in Europe and other locations as relevant.  At Mercy Corps, Safeguarding is a holistic term that encompasses our prevention and response work on issues involving Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Beneficiaries, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and Child Safeguarding.

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Chemonics seeks a director, monitoring, evaluation, and learning for an anticipated multi-year, USAID-funded health project in Nigeria. The Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program Nigeria will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas’ specific goals and objectives. This project will cover governance, access, and demand activities for HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB) services. The specific objectives of the program include targeted and efficient HIV case identification through optimized index partner and self-testing, linkage to care and treatment; patient enrollment in HIV/AIDS therapy with adequate adherence and retention; successful suppression of HIV viral loads; specialized services that attract key and vulnerable populations to achieve epidemic control; and increased capacity of the Nigerian government to expand, oversee and finance HIV/AIDS and TB services. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

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Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated five-year, $15-million to $19-million Safe Water Activity in the Philippines. The project aims to improve water security for water-stressed communities by increasing access to resilient water supply and sanitation services, improving sustainable management of water resources, and strengthening water sector governance. Safe Water will work at multiple levels: national, regional, and local. Partnering with key institutions and stakeholders, it will provide timely and foundational support to enable partners to address the most critical challenges to achieving water security. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

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Reporting to the Director of Programmes, this position is for an experienced manager with a passion for innovation, combined with strong peacebuilding knowledge and experience working in Africa, to lead all our African peacebuilding programmes. You will lead over 80 staff across 5 countries and in London, while collaborating closely with teams in other regions and with areas of expertise from gender to communications.

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The Resettlement Support Center (CWS RSC Africa) operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. CWS RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases. CWS RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a sub-office in Pretoria, South Africa.

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The Public Engagement Officer (PEO)—one of two on this team– is an energetic, experiential educator who has a passion for engaging the public in compelling programs and activities to raise awareness about global issues and inspiring action. The main components of the job are experience design and implementation, and event support.  This person enjoys designing and implementing engagement experiences for adults and has a deep respect for Mercy Corps’ mission. The Public Engagement Officer in this role is responsible for helping to design and deliver high-quality educational and engagement experiences to audiences in Mercy Corps’ key strategic markets. S/he will participate (in collaboration with team members) in creating, revising, and branding our programs and materials to ensure consistent Mercy Corps messaging and alignment with Mercy Corps’ mission. The PEO also will lead efforts to develop training, resources and tools for MC staff to deliver simulations and workshops to major donors, field teams, corporate partners and other important stakeholders outside the walls of the Action Center. In addition, s/he will provide support for devising and implementing events (lectures, panel discussions, and other types of engagements) that take place here and in other cities. Occasional travel and evening and weekend hours will be required for this position.

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Mercy Corps is recruiting for a Director, Corporate Partnerships who can increase Mercy Corps’ profile and credibility as a 21st century partner for companies who are keen to support social impact at scale. The successful candidate’s entrepreneurial mindset and belief in our mission will allow them to focus their time, energy and insights to building best in class partnerships with leading corporations. They will have deep understanding of industry trends in CSR, cause marketing, the impact of Silicon Valley philanthropy, uses of technology in global development, and cultural shifts in the US.

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Creative Associates seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an upcoming donor-funded project in Yemen. The DCOP’s location is TBD; s/he will be responsible for key administrative management and activity operations. The Deputy Chief of Party provides technical and administrative support and expertise to the project, serves as lead in the absence of the Chief of Party (COP), and serves as a significant liaison with the donor, other implementing partners, other donors, and any other key stakeholders. The DCOP will have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments and manage diverse teams to deliver impact.

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Creative Associates International seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the USAID-funded Partnerships for Peace (P4P) Project based in West Africa. The DCOP will support the Chief of Party (COP) to both oversee the activity from a management perspective and to provide advice and guidance directly to regional organizations, national governments and civil society organizations. The DCOP should have strong managerial, administrative and writing skills and extensive Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) experience. The DCOP is expected to have broad experience with international development that would be utilized to support achievement of P4P’s goals and objectives, as well as support for training and development of program staff. In addition, the DCOP should have subject matter expertise on both Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) theory and program implementation.

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The Project Manager will manage the Food Security and Inclusive Access to Resources for Conflict-Sensitive Market Development (FARM) project. The project has been designed to support the Dutch Government’s overall Strategic Plan for the Great Lakes Region through a Mercy Corps/SFCG consortium proposing to contribute to stability in North Kivu by improving food security through a peace building lens. FARM’s theory of change assumes that building a more efficient, inclusive and resilient market-based environment, with a focus on addressing related community, governance and economic based grievances, will result in improved livelihoods for at risk populations; and therefore in greater community resilience and fewer incentives to engage in violent conflict.  The project began in May 2017 and the inception period has been completed. The project is now in the implementation phase and will run until March 2021.

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As a member of the HQ regional finance team, the Roving Finance Officer will be based in one of the country offices in the East Africa Region – Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, and Tanzania.

The Roving Finance Officer will report to Regional Finance Controller and assume country office or regional finance roles for temporary periods to cover resourcing gaps and to deliver on discrete projects and initiatives so that adequate financial management is sustained and improved. This will include the line management of any appropriate finance and awards staff within the remit of the posting, identifying any capacity gaps and proposing appropriate solutions and capacity building of country office teams.

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CRS is looking for a manager and team player, with international experience dealing with all aspects of international procurement of humanitarian and health commodities. The Sourcing and Contracts Manager provides leadership and strategic direction to the CRS procurement functions at global, regional and country levels, ensuring that it is aligned with the overarching CRS strategic priorities and agency needs.

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The IDEA department attracts organized and energetic people driven by a common goal: to advance the agency’s mission through the effective mobilization and stewardship of institutional donor relationships and resources. IDEA’s teams provide strategic as well as hands on support, which requires an ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with all levels of the organization. The Officer II for Knowledge Management & Learning and Data Analysis (KMLD Officer) will promote knowledge management and learning and take a lead on data analytics for the functional disciplines supported by IDEA. These include business development, donor engagement, and project support. S/he will collaborate closely with the IDEA teams to create, promote, and support standards, processes, and an evidence base for decision making. S/he will develop data reports, monitor and enhance data quality and analyze operational, donor, and industry trends. The KMLD Officer will also take a lead role in the continued implementation and user adoption of “Gateway,” CRS’ Salesforce-based opportunity, project, and relationship management system.

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As a Communications Program Officer, you will write, edit and produce external communications documents, tools and proposals that support World Vision’s goals. Ensure that communication materials support the mission of World Vision and adhere to corporate messaging and branding standards. Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

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The Accountant will be stationed in Amman, Jordan. The Accountant is responsible for managing overall accounting and book keeping and ensuring that adequate and appropriate internal controls are in place to meet generally recognized accounting standards and MSI’s policies and procedures. Specific areas of responsibility include financial report preparation, review and submission to MSI HQ, cash flow management. This is a full-time position.

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The Director, Membership and Career Center, leads the organizational effort to acquire and retain members, ensuring that the association’s programmatic offerings align with what members and other stakeholders seek from NAFSA, as well as building robust systems for identifying and successfully encouraging engagement in NAFSA programs and activities within the global higher education marketplace.  This position also oversees NAFSA’s Career Center which provides job registry services and a career development and mentoring program at the annual conference.  Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing & Membership, the Director also has ancillary reporting responsibilities to the Deputy Executive Director (DED), Leadership and Professional Development Services (LPDS).

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The Director of External Affairs will lead the development and management of One Earth Future’s communications strategies, stakeholder engagement, and implementation. The Director will work in coordination with other directors and strategy teams at OEF to develop and implement ideas and products that ensure that OEF and its programs leverage communication tools to achieve strategic objectives. Managing a distributed team of communication professionals, the Director will oversee media outreach, stakeholder engagement, media production, campaign development and implementation, as well as internal communications. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic professional to work alongside program directors and with foundation staff, both domestic and international, to ensure that they are maximizing the use of a full suite of communications tools to achieve their strategic objectives.

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The Vice President (VP), Peace Programs is responsible for the overall direction, strategic planning, development, and implementation of initiatives aimed at advancing peace and fostering human rights in countries around the world, most commonly in poor and politically weak states. Current Peace program activities are focused in the following areas: human rights, democracy, access to information, conflict resolution, cooperation in the Americas and U.S.-China relations. The VP, Peace Programs oversees the leadership and professional development of more than 100 staff members located in Atlanta and international field offices, and the development and implementation of 30 program activities with annual budgets of approximately $25 million. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer of The Carter Center and serves as a member of the senior leadership team, comprised of the Vice President, Health Programs, Vice President, Finance, and Vice President, Operations and Development. This full-time position is based in Atlanta and requires both international and domestic travel.

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You will provide technical advice, guidance, and support to a wide range of program design and implementation issues with a focus on larger projects in the area of Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to regional and Country Program (CP) teams to advance the delivery of high-quality, gender-responsive and transformative, inclusive programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your technical knowledge, advice and guidance will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ gender programming is across the globe.

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The Program Manager I (PMI) will support program quality and management across several projects with a focus on protection and psycho-social support projects in the refugee camps and host community and disaster risk reduction projects in the host community. The PM will support and accompany partner organization Caritas Bangladesh to plan and implement good quality programs, mainstream protection across programs, and coordinate with relevant sectors and other agencies. The PM will also assist in donor representation and new project design support as needed.

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MSI has an immediate opening for a Business Development Associate. This person will serve as a member of our business development team, responsible for co-leading proposal teams, drafting proposal sections, tracking upcoming bids, and maintaining proposal resources.

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Creative seeks a Program Associate for the Education for Development Division.  The Program Associate (PA) works under regular supervision and performs a wide variety of responsible assignments within their project area by serving as a member of a Headquarters (HQ)-based team.  The PA provides regular project backstopping support, travels internationally for field projects and reconnaissance activities and helps to ensure the successful and compliant implementation of assigned projects.  The PA serves as the primary financial, contractual, and program backstop for a specific project field team.  This position works with senior project management staff to solve potential problems through professional project management and backstopping skillsets.  The PA provides operational, research and logistical support to project staff and consultants, and contributes drafting of relevant programmatic documents and reports.  As part of the HQ team, the PA works closely with the field team, and, as needed, contributes to technical aspects of program design and implementation.  The PA also assists with business development and proposal activities, as opportunities arise.

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Creative is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor for an anticipated donor-funded project in Yemen. The Senior Technical Advisor will provide strategic and intellectual direction to programming that will support peace and political processes.  The work may provide opportunities to serve as an advisor to the process while also ensuring that activities are conflict-sensitive, providing expertise on conflict analysis and mitigation, assisting with the design and implementation of activities, and supporting the engagement of women and marginalized populations.

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The Digital Fundraising & Marketing Officer will help to identify the audiences who will support Peace Direct’s important work, develop content which will compel them to take notice and create engaging actions to encourage them to get involved.

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The Finance Officer is responsible for supporting the smooth functioning of Peace Direct’s financial operations, as well as ensuring that the financial systems and processes are maintained.

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The chief of party (COP) will provide overall technical and managerial leadership for the IDIQ mechanism and potentially multiple task orders. This position will have oversight of both technical experts and operational staff who will travel frequently in fragile environments. The COP will lead communication and reporting to USAID and where relevant work closely with government officials. This will be a highly demanding position considering the size, scope and complexity of the project within Syria’s context. This is a full-time position expected to start in June 2019.

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MSI is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for potential long-term and short-term technical staff positions for multiple task orders anticipated under a five-year USAID-funded Building Resilient and Inclusive Communities (BRICC) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. These openings are open to expats, regional nationals and locals. 

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Responsible for the overall coordination and management of clinical projects/studies from start-up through close-out activities.  The CRPM II is responsible for the management of complex, multi-center, multinational clinical studies, including FDA-regulated clinical trials.  Directs the technical and operational aspects of clinical research efforts, including providing supervisory and mentoring support to other clinical research staff, to ensure the successful completion of clinical studies. Manages complex relationships with a diverse group of collaborators representing donor agencies, local government, non-government organizations, industry, and academia. Works with major functional area leads to identify and evaluate fundamental issues on the project, makes sound business decisions and ensures solutions are appropriately vetted and implemented. Works to ensure all project deliverables meet the sponsor’s time/quality/cost expectations.  Works in collaboration with other functional area leads providing accurate labor forecasts, reviewing pass-through costs and ensuring timely invoicing. Effectively creates operational project plans tailored to the particular needs of each assigned study. Collaborates with centralized, remote monitoring units to ensure project progress and deliverables meet or exceed contractual requirements. Ensures that all clinical study management and project deliverables are completed to the sponsor’s satisfaction, ensuring quality deliverables on time and within budget and in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies and practices.

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Relief International (RI) is currently recruiting an Education Project Manager to work on an exciting new Education in Emergencies (EiE) project in Pakistan.  The position is contingent upon award of funds. Reporting to the Country Director, the position will be responsible leading a 16 month EiE project that aims to increase the enrollment of school-age Afghan children and improving the retention of children already enrolled in school, with a particular emphasis on girls. The proposed Action will be implemented in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province.

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Internship Opportunities

Mercy Corps is seeking a social media intern to help manage, create, and monitor content for our owned channels, as well as contribute to the development of our ongoing social strategy.

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Crisis Group is looking for a full-time volunteer intern to assist the UN Advocacy team. We are currently looking to hire a volunteer who can start as soon as possible for a minimum of six months. The volunteer will be supervised by the UN Analyst.

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The operations intern will work closely with the operations manager to document and improve the day-to-day financial and administrative systems of PeaceTech Lab, which includes all payroll, budgeting, invoicing, banking, and HR systems. The goal of this internship is to create comprehensive, organization-wide SOP manuals and policies.

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Search’s Central and Southern Africa (CSA) team is looking for a Program Development intern who will support the team in the design of proposals and programs for sustainable peace and conflict transformation in the region and will have the opportunity to practice high-level, professional skills in an international organization.

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Search’s Central and Southern Africa (CSA) team is looking for a Program Development intern who will support the team in the design of proposals and programs for sustainable peace and conflict transformation in the region and will have the opportunity to practice high-level, professional skills in an international organization.

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This internship will have a particular focus on assisting the FHI360 Education in Emergencies (EiE) team in the development of global curriculum and training materials to build on existing materials that are being used by FHI360 in the field.

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Crisis Group is seeking a full-time intern to assist with its Development Department. We are currently conducting interviews for this internship position and are looking to hire an intern who can start as soon as possible for three to six months.

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MCNW’s Intern Researchers will administer our yearly baseline review: the MicroTest outcomes survey for MCNW small business clients, in coordination with the Aspen Institute. This research is essential to MCNW’s operations as it is the primary method for measuring our organization-wide outcomes. Successful candidates will lead the administration of the survey with supervision from MCNW’s Data Officer.

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PartnersGlobal is looking for a dynamic individual to join as a Global Initiatives Peacebuilding Intern to assist with the research, content development/adaptation and outreach.

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The Intern will assist in strengthening the use of technology within the pillar, including the roll out and advancement of specific interventions, including 3D printing within Zaatari camp.

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The Mercy Corps Policy and Advocacy team serves as the main interface between Mercy Corps and external partners (particularly the US government) on issues of policy.  The team seeks to advance Mercy Corps’ values and interests by promoting policies that support our mission.The intern(s) will support and participate in the work of the Policy and Advocacy team, with a primary focus on the Middle East.

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The Mercy Corps Policy and Advocacy team serves as the main interface between Mercy Corps and external partners (particularly the US government) on issues of policy.  The team seeks to advance Mercy Corps’ values and interests by promoting policies that support our mission. The intern(s) will support and participate in the work of the Policy and Advocacy through writing and research.

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The Global Affairs and Partnerships (GAP) team supports Search’s institutional relationships, both in policy advocacy and program development. GAP works with donors, policymakers, NGOs, for-profit organizations, and academics to advance Search’s interests around the world.

GAP is seeking intern applicants to provide research, administrative, and logistical support to the team.

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Mercy Corps is seeking applicants for the Farming for Prosperity Monitoring and Evaluation Intern.

Mercy Corps is a major partner in the implementation of the To’os Ba Moris Diak (Farming for Prosperity) Program (TOMAK) – a five-year agricultural livelihoods program funded by the Australian Government in Timor-Leste.  TOMAK’s goal is to ensure rural households live more prosperous and sustainable lives.  TOMAK will achieve this through parallel and linked interventions that aim to:

  • Component 1: Establish a foundation of food security and good nutrition for rural households; and
  • Component 2: Build their capacity to confidently and ably engage in profitable agricultural markets.

The main purpose of this internship is to provide support to TOMAK’s Component 1 team in assessing progress towards changing food security and nutrition-related practices being promoted under TOMAK.

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The Advocacy Intern will work with the Advocacy Coordinator to support advocacy, education and government relations initiatives for the office. The intern will assist the coordinator in her/his role to inform and engage IRC staff and volunteers, former IRC clients, community partners and individual IRC supporters to maintain strong collaborative partnerships and effectively leverage community action. This position requires someone who is conscientious, detail oriented, out-going and willing to work as part of a team.

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MEI interns are presented with exciting opportunities to do real work and complete substantive assignments with personal guidance and hands-on training from their supervisors. MEI offers a diverse range of internships across its research programs and all of its departments including: programs and events, communications, development and fundraising, center for education, arts and culture, publications, and research assistantships

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Consultancies and Other Opportunities

MSI is looking to expand our roster of domestic and international evaluation consultants who are fluent in French (speaking, reading, and writing) to support our growing portfolio of evaluation work. MSI currently manages USAID portfolio-wide evaluation contracts in Senegal and Mali and is the primary subcontractor on the Access, Reading, Retention, and Accountability (ACCELERE!) program Monitoring, Evaluation and Coordination Contract (MECC) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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ICNC is now accepting applications for out Civil Resistance Curriculum Fellowships. As part of our mission as an educational foundation, ICNC promotes the teaching of civil resistance in academic institutions and beyond, whether through classroom-based, online, or hybrid courses.

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Making Cents International seeks a Co-Champion to lead the YouthPower Youth in Peace and Security Community of Practice (CoP). YouthPower CoPs are social networks of individuals committed to exploring what works in positive youth development (PYD) and cross-sectoral youth programs. CoP Co-Champions lead community activities, guide the community’s purpose, and ensure the community’s relevance and visibility to the YouthPower Learning Network and key stakeholders.

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Equal Access International is seeking to hire a passionate and highly skilled individual in digital and social media. They will manage the day-to-day of EAI’s social media and website updates; drive social media strategy including strategic SEO; is agile and proactive in creative content development. EAI is looking for someone who is highly skilled in creating owned channel strategies for social impact. Is able to produce creative content using a variety of design platforms and is a proactive strategist able to be self-motivated to come up with social media ideas and content approaches in a highly decentralized organization. EAI is looking for someone who is positive with a sincere interest in social impact ideally in an international context. EAI is looking for someone who has developed social media campaigns with success and has an approach to engaging communities to grow the relevance of social impact brands/ INGOs. It would be great if they had some experience with leading an online giving campaign. This person is a great writer, with attention to detail, can lead and deliver results by piloting new ideas, and is fluid in some design software. The consultancy will be initially six months at 20 hours a week with the potential for extension.

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