Friday, February 10, 2017

Careers at World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations specialized agency for health. WHO is seeking applications for positions on its Independent External Oversight Advisory Committee (IEOAC).
  • The primary purpose of the Independent External Oversight Advisory Committee is to provide expert advice on financial and accounting policy, risk management and the effectiveness of oversight mechanisms.
  • Service on the Committee is without compensation, except for travel and per-diem expenses. Members are expected to attend an average of three sessions each year.
  • Applicants must be independent from the WHO Secretariat and the Executive Board. Once selected, they shall serve in their personal capacity and shall neither seek nor accept instructions from any government or other authority.
  • Applicants should have relevant professional financial qualifications and recent senior-level experience in accounting, auditing, risk management and other relevant and administrative matters.
  • Interested applicants are invited to submit an application by email atieoacapplic@who.int. Further information on WHO and the IEOAC’s full terms of reference and recent reports can be found on the following website:  http://apps.who.int/gb/ieoac/index.htm
Deadline for applications : February 28, 2017
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Director General Wanted at World Fish

Director General
Based in Penang, Malaysia
Salary is competitive depending on experience
The closing date for applications is 12pm GMT on Thursday 2nd March 2017
Are you passionate about providing dynamic leadership, vision and stability in a rapidly changing world?
An international, nonprofit research organization, WorldFish is the world’s leading scientific research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to strengthen livelihoods and improve food and nutrition security. Globally, more than 1 billion people obtain most of their animal protein from fish and 800 million depend on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods. As a member of the CGIAR Consortium and with offices in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, we pursue our mission through research partnerships focused on helping those who stand to benefit the most – poor producers and consumers, women and children.
We are currently seeking an outstanding person to lead the implementation of our ambitious new six-year strategy. The Director General is responsible to the Board of Trustees for the overall scientific leadership, operation, and management of WorldFish. S/he will position the organization and lead on the development of collaborative partnerships, and represent and advance the WorldFish brand, reputation and influence at the highest levels.
The role offers a unique opportunity for an individual passionate about sustainable development to lead a world-class organization as it seeks to grow and develop. You will bring relevant knowledge and expertise in fisheries and aquaculture and the ability to articulate the unique capabilities of WorldFish and its track record of delivering transformational impacts in the developing world. In addition, you will have the authority and acumen to lead the organization’s relations with a wide range of partners and donors. You will also bring strategic and scientific vision, coupled with strong leadership and people management skills. You will be a courageous change agent in an international environment to build and improve organizational culture, efficiency and effectiveness, with a commitment to the mission and vision of WorldFish.
If you have the experience, leadership qualities and are motivated to make our future and strategy a success, you can apply or download further information for the role, quoting reference 2835, at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates

Member of the FSRA for Insurance Regulation

St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC
Your expression of interest is invited to bring your specialist skills to an island community.
A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK, poised for future transformation with scheduled, commercial air access.
The full remit of this role is Member of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan Da Cunha for Insurance Regulation.
Maintaining market confidence and promoting market awareness, you will secure protection for consumers and depositors and reduce financial crime.
You must attend FSRA meetings which usually take place four times a year, either by teleconference from London or when you are visiting St Helena. You will ensure relevant actions are taken and, as an advisor to the Governor, contribute to annual reports, setting out progress and recommendations.
You should have wide experience of insurance regulation at a senior executive level and substantial recent experience in the insurance industry and/or as an insurance regulator. As an authority on the practice of insurance in accordance with law you will need a deep understanding of consumer protection and insurance company regulation.
You will receive regular reports from the licensed business(es), reviewing and responding as necessary. You must challenge the management and board to ensure the safe and stable operation of insurance activities in the territories. It is anticipated that the time necessary to fulfil your role will be around 20 days per annum.
Until regular commercial flights commence, you will visit St Helena every two years for one or two weeks, after which this could change. There is no requirement to visit Ascension Island or Tristan da Cunha unless circumstances require it.
Your fee will be negotiated with the St Helena Government.
Please submit your expression of interest with your costed proposal and CV to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com by 17:00 on 17 February 2017 or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610. Further information can also be found at www.sthelenacareers.com

Supervisor of FSRA & Chair of Money Laundering Authority

St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC
Your expression of interest is invited to bring your specialist skills to an island community.
A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK, poised for future transformation with scheduled, commercial air access.
The full remit of this role is Supervisor of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority and Chair of the Money Laundering Authority of the British Overseas Territories of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan Da Cunha.
Maintaining confidence in the financial system and promoting public understanding, you will secure protection for consumers and depositors and reduce the use of businesses for purposes connected with financial crime.
You will chair FSRA and the MLRA meetings; the FSRA usually meets four times a year, either by teleconference from London or when you are visiting St Helena. You will ensure relevant actions are taken and, as an advisor to the Governor, submit annual reports, setting out progress and recommendations.
You will have wide ranging senior level experience of the financial services industry and substantial recent experience in the practical application of regulatory law and associated provisions, probably in the UK. An in-depth knowledge of retail banking and the accounting associated with safe and stable banking operations will be essential, supported by deep understanding of Capital Adequacy, Liquidity management, lending, and all aspects of Operational Risk and its management.
Your fee will be negotiated with the St Helena Government. After familiarisation, you must be available to engage with the management and/or Boards of the Regulated entities as necessary. This is usually achieved by regular internet and/or telephone communication.
Sufficient time (at least monthly) will be needed to review, comment upon and follow up reports from the Bank, and at least quarterly from the other businesses. You will give rapid consideration to lending proposals in order that the FSRA will not object to proposed exposures over £100,000.
It is anticipated that between 30 and 40 days per annum will be required whilst ‘off Island’. Until regular commercial flights commence, you will visit St Helena at least annually; once direct air access is in place you will visit twice per annum. Visits to Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha are irregular, and as necessary. While access is by ship you will need to allow 3-4 weeks annually for visits to the Islands.
Please submit your expression of interest, including a fully costed proposal and CV to shgukrep@sthelenagov.com  by 17:00 on 17 February 2017, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610.Further information can also be found at www.sthelenacareers.com.

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