Saturday, April 9, 2011

Senior Campaigns Coordinator: Global Outreach and Campaigns Department

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 90 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.

The Global Outreach and Campaigns Department in Transparency International's Secretariat is looking for a Senior Campaign Coordinator to lead the piloting, pilot evaluation and worldwide roll-out to National Chapters of TI’s Global Campaign against corruption.

Job Title:Senior Campaigns Coordinator

Main function: To develop, coordinate, manage and lead on delivery of Transparency International's Global Campaign and other campaigning actions against corruption.

Contract: 2 year limited-term contract, with possibility for extension

Starting date: May 2011

Department: Global Outreach and Campaigns Department, within the External Relations, Advocacy and Fundraising Group

Reporting lines: Reports to the Advocacy Director

Staff / Salary level: Senior Programme Coordinator

Location: TI-Secretariat Berlin, Germany, with some international travel

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning, execution and evaluation stages of the TI Global Campaign project, including drafting, reviewing and advising on campaign strategy and materials for internal and external use; facilitating Transparency International Secretariat's work with and for TI National Chapters to support national campaigning; and monitor and evaluate advocacy effectiveness.
    • Project-manage planned TI Global Campaign activities, resources and schedules, and identify necessary adjustments in the planning and implementation of projects and workplans; prepare and monitor project budgets and reports.
  • Provide training, coaching and advice to National Chapters and external partners on the development and implementation of campaign strategies.
    • Deliver high quality internal communications between National Chapters and amongst TI Secretariat staff, including through organising working groups, regular updates, newsletters or bulletins (on Sharepoint and other E-communications programmes, public web pages and blogs) with the aim of developing and sharing campaigning best practice learned and to facilitate information sharing, learning and accountability.
    • Assess opportunities for further campaign development in actions globally to ensure effective participation of National Chapters.
    • Coordinate and implement appropriate collective international advocacy, including proposing strategies to influence international groupings and multilateral organisations to fight corruption and, with colleagues in the TI's Secretariat and global TI movement, implement them.
    • Create campaign / advocacy materials, such as press releases, speeches, blogs and op-eds and other external communications (such as written interventions or policy/working papers) as necessary.
    • Communicate TI's positions and messages to external and internal audiences, including by representing TI in governmental, inter-governmental and various public forums, as well as with the media and civil society organizations and groupings.
    • Perform all necessary administrative tasks to ensure effective self-servicing, participate in the recruitment, induction and supervision of new interns and consultants and perform other corporate tasks as appropriate.
  • Provide input, and facilitate active engagement and consultation of NCs and IMs, in TI’s internal process and criteria to select and prioritize TI’s campaigning work for the next five years (2011 to 2015).

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Several years of experience with planning and executing advocacy campaigns and implementing campaign activities including drafting and editing of campaign outputs for an international campaigning NGO. Candidates without this experience will not be considered.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in public policy, political science, international or development economics, journalism, communications, public administration, sociology or a related social science discipline.
  • Excellent understanding of and ability to teach strategic campaign methodologies, power analysis methodologies and other campaign development tools.
  • Experience of employing political judgment and of assessing the most effective means of communication to achieve a goal within given constraints.
  • Experience of working with colleagues and partners based around the world, including in the North and South.
  • Excellent communications skills in English, both written and verbal; Experience of writing motivating and inspiring campaign materials for a diverse range of target audiences and of communicating campaign messages and organisational positions effectively.
  • Working knowledge of French, Spanish or Arabic an advantage.
  • Experience of leading project teams and ability to engage and inspire team members.
  • Ability to identify skills gaps and experience of capacity building and training, including with membership based overseas, in order to deliver on campaign objectives.
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities under pressure, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities, with strong organisational and project management skills.
  • Keen political awareness and ability to handle sensitive issues with diplomacy and to otherwise cultivate productive relationships.
  • Dynamic self starter; highly motivated, comfortable in taking initiative and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with both traditional and new media for advocacy

TI Secretariat reserves the right to appoint to another staff level subject to education and qualifications.

Other information about the post and duty station:
Transparency International and its global network offer an inspiring work environment with real learning opportunities and support. Berlin is an attractive metropolitan city with relatively low cost and high standard of living.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably via email, a cover letter and CV to: campaigncoordinatorjob@transparency.org

Deadline for applications is 8 April 2011. Applications received by this date will take priority; however, late applications will be considered if the position has not been filled.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Transparency International is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about Transparency International, visit our website at www.transparency.org

Programme Coordinator: Climate Governance Programme

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 90 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.

Background

TI’s Climate Governance Programme aims to promote better transparency, accountability, and integrity in decision-making processes and operations of climate financing institutions and mechanisms. Building on TI’s experience and tools to enable research, capacity building, networking and advocacy, the Programme aims to enable climate governance stakeholders to support the development and implementation of global and national climate policies.

The first phase of the programme aims (1) to map and assess the transparency, accountability, integrity and independence of climate finance institutions and mechanisms globally and nationally, (2) to produce an e-learning tool to help develop the capacities of local climate governance stakeholders including business and civil society, (3) to support and facilitate the development of global and local climate governance networks, (4) to provide research-based advocacy as inputs and contributions to climate policy development. In the initial phase the programme will be implemented in six pilot countries: Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Kenya, Maldives, Peru and Mexico.

To help implement the programme, TI seeks a Programme Coordinator. This position requires strong project management skills, and experience in capacity building, network coordination and fundraising. It also demands practised communication skills to work with stakeholders representing varies professional and cultural backgrounds.

Job Title: Programme Coordinator, Climate Governance

Contract: Full-time position ; limited-term contract, ending April 2013.

Main functions: Programme Coordination and Support

Department: Programmes

Reporting lines:Reports to the Climate Governance Programme Manager

Location: TI-Secretariat Berlin, Germany, with some international travel

Starting date: As soon as possible, latest 1st July 2011

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Project Management (60%)

  • Support the strategic planning and implementation of project
  • Organise, coordinate and monitor overall project tasks and resource requirements for research, capacity building, advocacy and networking
  • Coordinate project budget and resource allocation
  • Coordinate project contracts with partners and consultants, project legal obligations and liaison and reporting to donor as required on project implementation
  • Track and monitor project deliverables using M&E frameworks developed at Project outset, produce M&E reports defining project progress, and analyse results in contribution to overall strategic development of the Climate Governance Programme.
  • Support the role of Project Partners in the pilot countries and the TI Secretariat to achieve project deliverables.

Other Programme Support (40%)

  • Support the development and administration of the TI Climate Governance Programme High-Level Climate Governance Advisory Group
  • Support the development of e-learning, networking and knowledge/content management platforms for communication and share-learning.
  • Coordinate the climate governance work and initiatives within and beyond the TI movement to contribute to the development, organisation and implementation of global and national climate governance networks and communities of practice
  • Coordinate fundraising actions and communications to further support Project actions beyond the first Project cycle and replicate the Project in other countries, including the preparation and submission of funding proposals

Education and Experience

  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience in key competency areas such as International Studies Political Science, Law, Economics and Environmental Sciences
  • several years of professional experience in project management and fundraising or equivalent in particular with multi-country projects
  • Knowledge of climate finance and governance issues

Key competencies

  • Experience in multi-country project management including planning, organising, critical thinking, problem solving, negotiation, conflict management and team working skills
  • Experience is using communications software and platforms for e-learning, networking and knowledge and content management
  • Experience in working in cross-cultural environments with a developed sensitivities to different communication styles.
  • Fluency in English, German and working competency in Spanish
  • Computer skills (including excel, project manager, power point, sharepoint expertise)
  • Willingness to travel

TI Secretariat reserves the right to appoint to another staff level subject to education and qualifications.

Other information about the post and duty station:
Transparency International and its global network offer an inspiring work environment with real learning opportunities and support. Berlin is an attractive metropolitan city with relatively low cost of living.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably via email, a cover letter and CV to: climateadvocacyjob@transparency.org

Deadline for applications: 22 April 2011. Applications received by this date will take priority; however, late applications will be considered if the position has not been filled.

The subject line should include your full name and the job title.

Please label the application documents as follows:

  • Lastname_Firstname_CGProgrammeCoordinator_Letter
  • Lastname_Firstname_CGProgrammeCoordinator_CV.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. The final selection process will involve timed performance tests and interviews.

Transparency International is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about Transparency International, visit our website at www.transparency.org.

Communications and Advocacy Programme Coordinator: Climate Governance Programme

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 90 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.

Background

TI’s Climate Governance Programme aims to promote better transparency, accountability, and integrity in decision-making processes and operations of climate financing institutions and mechanisms. The programme will look at corruption risks in climate change finance. It aims to enable climate governance stakeholders to support the development and implementation of global and national climate policies and will build on TI’s anti-corruption experience and tools.

The first phase of the programme aims (1) to map and assess the transparency, accountability, integrity and independence of climate finance institutions and mechanisms globally and nationally, (2) to produce an e-learning tool to help develop the capacities of local climate governance stakeholders including business and civil society, (3) to support and facilitate the development of global and local climate governance networks, (4) to provide research-based advocacy as inputs and contributions to climate policy development. In the initial phase the programme will be implemented in six pilot countries: Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Kenya, Maldives, Peru and Mexico.

To help implement the new Project, TI seeks a Communications and Advocacy Programme Coordinator. This position requires analysis and experience in the climate change field as well as strong online and communication skills. We are also looking for someone with good training and presentation skills to present TI’s position on climate governance both inside and outside the TI movement.

Job Title: Communications and Advocacy Coordinator, Climate Governance; Full-time position (Limited-term contract, ending April 2013)

Main functions: Programme communications, advocacy and network coordination

Department: Programmes Department

Reporting lines: Reports to the Climate Programme Manager

Location: TI-Secretariat Berlin, Germany, with some international travel

Starting date: As soon as possible, latest 1st July 2011

Key responsibilities:

  • Organising, coordinating and evaluating TI’s climate governance and outreach and advocacy activities.
  • Preparing press releases, speeches, articles and op-eds and other external communications (such as written interventions or policy/working papers) based on the project actions and achievements
  • Tracking, monitoring and reporting on new developments in climate governance and associated events
  • Supporting the design, operation and management of Global Climate Governance network an communities of Practice around specific knowledge areas and integrating local networks of partners into the network
  • Coordinating the Programme’s e-learning based capacity building work. This involves supporting the development, pilot and improvement of the planned e-learning course and providing online support and e-learning resources to National Climate Governance networks
  • Coordinating the wiki-style climate finance governance mapping and assessment research to ensure quality and usefulness of information.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • University degree
  • Journalistic experience: At least two years of work experience related to journalism and communication, as a press/media officer in an international NGO or in the financial, private or public sector
  • Experience related to knowledge management, e-learning tools and/or online network management, preferred.
  • General knowledge of climate finance, climate governance and development issues. Knowledge of and interest in corruption and governance issues.
  • Excellent creative/journalistic writing skills, and creative approach to communications.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications in English.
  • Fluency in Spanish would be a distinct advantage.
  • Dynamic self starter; highly motivated, comfortable in taking initiative and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Easy-going nature, with ability to perform as part of a team under pressure.
  • Willingness to travel.

TI Secretariat reserves the right to appoint to another staff level subject to education and qualifications.

Other information about the post and duty station:
Transparency International and its global network offer an inspiring work environment with real learning opportunities and support. Berlin is an attractive metropolitan city with relatively low cost of living.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably via email, a cover letter and CV to: climateadvocacycomsjob@transparency.org

Deadline for applications: 22 April 2011. Applications received by this date will take priority; however, late applications will be considered if the position has not been filled.

The subject line should include your full name and the job title.

Please label the application documents as follows:

  • Lastname_Firstname_CGCommunicationsCoordinator_Letter
  • Lastname_Firstname_CGCommunicationsCoordinator_CV

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. The final selection process will involve timed performance tests and interviews.

Transparency International is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about Transparency International, visit our website at www.transparency.org

Manager, Media and Public Relations

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 90 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.

TI’s Communications Department is responsible for conceptualising and producing internal and external communications strategies and materials for global reach along with tailored communications tools for regional and thematic programmes.

Focus areas for the Media and Public Relations unit include: event management, issues and crisis management, marketing, media and public relations, multimedia, as well as social media.

This is an opportunity to make a visible and valuable contribution to the fight against corruption and help improve the lives of its millions of victims around the world.

Job Description

Main function: Manager, Media and Public Relations

Reporting lines: Reports to the Director of Communications

Contract: 2-year contract, with possibility for extension

Starting date: As soon as possible

Location: Berlin, Germany

Principal responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies and provide media relations guidance for global and regional/project work
  • Manage/produce editorial content of front page of the website
  • Provide counsel to senior management on messaging and media relations
  • Develop proactive media relations work within the framework of the new global strategy
  • Establish and build relationships with key journalists covering corruption, governance, financial and development issues
  • Oversee social media outreach
  • Oversee and/or draft communication products such as key messages, press releases, speeches, articles, op-eds, website features and adverts
  • Manage press launches of TI’s global indices and publications plus arrange conferences, press briefings and spokesperson media interviews
  • Participate in the Editorial Committee, a quality-control and strategic group that oversees all major publications
  • Identify marketing opportunities to convey the organisation´s brand and messages to target audiences
  • Manage the Officers and support staff of Media and Public Relations unit, providing guidance on daily tasks and long-term projects,, training, appraisal and recruitment

Knowledge, experience and skills:

  • Extensive experience in communications and in a management position
  • Excellent oral and written communications in English; fluency in Spanish an advantage.
  • Excellent writing skills, and creative approach to communications.
  • Solid understanding of media; political awareness and ability to handle sensitive issues with diplomacy.
  • Solid experience in drafting communications strategies and responding to emerging issues
  • Strong communications, research and analytical skills, and ability to rapidly analyse and integrate information from varied sources.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of and interest in corruption and development issues.
  • Dynamic self starter; highly motivated, comfortable in taking initiative and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Organised, dependable, highly articulate and discreet.

Other information about the post and duty station:
Transparency International and its global network offer an inspiring work environment with real learning opportunities and support.

Berlin is an attractive metropolitan city with relatively low cost of living.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should submit an application in English via email, to:

mediamanagerjob@transparency.org

The subject line should include your full name and the job title.

A cover / motivation letter as well as all additional information on salary expectations should be included in the body of the email. Please reduce attachments to CV only. Applications without a cover / motivation letter will not be considered.

The closing date for this position is 6 May 2011. Applications received by this date will take priority; however, late applications may be considered if the position has not been filled.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Transparency International is an equal opportunity employer.

To learn more about Transparency International, visit our website at www.transparency.org.

WWF Germany, Officer for Marine Eco-Regional work and Marine Protected Areas

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the most well-known nature conservation organisations in the world. With projects in more than 100 countries we endeavour to follow our mission to protect our planet’s diversity. At the same time, we strive to enhance the awareness for a responsible treatment of our natural resources – in coherence with a sustainable economy. More than five million people are supporting us in this effort – either through financial contributions or through personal engagement.

WWF Germany is an independent part of the global network. Through our own initiatives and in addition to qualified lobbying in the public, economic and political realms, we provide WWF with a high profile in Germany. We are looking for qualified staff that fully associates itself with WWF’s objectives and will be committed to meeting them.

For our marine conservation department based in Hamburg we are looking for an Officer for Marine Eco-Regional work and Marine Protected Areas (main Focus on High Seas MPAs)

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent will be responsible for the development and implementation of programmes and projects regarding the protection of marine and coastal biodiversity and natural resources (e. g. in West and East Africa, Asia and Latin America and in the High Seas).
  • He/She will actively promote the cooperation between scientists, politicians and businesses as well as public institutions.
  • He/She will work with national institutions and international organisations and frameworks in the field of marine environmental policy and conservation, ocean governance, sustainable management of marine natural resources and international development assistance.
  • He /she'will cooperate with other WWF actors working on ocean policy, e.g. WWF International, Smart Fishing Initiative, and Arctic Initiative, in helping to represent WWF in appropriate national, regional and global fora.’
  • The incumbent will prepare position papers and statements on related marine policy issues.
  • The incumbent will maintain the content of WWF´s website on the topics of marine eco-regions and protected areas.
  • He/She will acquire external funding for further projects.

The successful candidate fulfils the following requirements:

  • University degree in an area closely related to the field of responsibility. Several years of work experience, especially with projects and programmes abroad in this field of expertise.
  • Competent knowledge in managing protected areas, High Seas conservation, ocean governance and sustainable use of marine resources.
  • Excellent skills in negotiations with financial organizations and decision makers.
  • Well-founded experience in the area of project management. Willingness to travel abroad also to remote regions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English, other languages (French, Spanish and/or Portuguese) will be an asset.
  • Proven ability to pro-actively find solutions to complex problems and to translate scientific knowledge into practical reality.
  • Multi-cultural competence and competence in working within international teams.
  • A confident, assertive demeanor, negotiation skills for dealing with internal and external partners.

Interested candidates should submit their application letter and CV electronically at personal@wwf.de. For additional information on this position and other job opportunities within WWF, please visit www.wwf.de/jobs. The application deadline is 2011, April 15th.

WWF Deutschland - Human Resources, Frau Ramona Stephan, Reinhardtstraße 14, 10117 Berlin

Mitarbeiter/in für die National Integrity System (NIS)-Studie

Transparency International Deutschland e. V., die führende deutsche Anti-Korruptionsorganisation, sucht für die Verbreitung der Ergebnisse der National Integrity System (NIS)-Studie eine/n MITARBEITER/IN zum 01.06.2011 in Berlin. Die Wochenarbeitszeit beträgt 20 Stunden. Die Tätigkeit ist auf ein Jahr befristet.

Projektbeschreibung und -ziele

Die National Integrity System-Studie analysiert Institutionen und Akteure in einem Land systematisch danach, inwieweit sie zur Korruptionsvermeidung und –bekämpfung beitragen bzw. über Mechanismen gegen Missbrauch verfügen. Es werden 13 sog. "Pfeiler" nationaler Integrität untersucht. Die Studie soll eine wissenschaftliche Grundlage für regulative Reformen bieten und im Oktober veröffentlicht werden. Es beteiligen sich insgesamt 26 europäische Länder an der Erstellung nationaler NIS-Studien.

Aufgabenschwerpunkte:

  • Koordination und Unterstützung der Veröffentlichung der Studie
  • Vorbereitung und Begleitung von Veranstaltungen rund um die Publikationen zur Vorbereitung der Studienergebnisse
  • Gestaltung, Aufbau und Pflege der Webseite zu den Studienergebnissen
  • Koordination und Unterstützung der Veröffentlichung des Regional Best Practice Berichts
  • Unterstützung der Studienkoordinatorin in der Geschäftsstelle

Sie haben:

  • ein abgeschlossenes Hochschul- oder Fachhochschulstudium und möglichst einschlägige Erfahrungen
  • fundierte MS-Office Kenntnisse und Web 2.0-Erfahrungen
  • Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift
  • möglichst eigene Erfahrungen im Ehrenamt
  • das rechte Maß von bestimmtem Auftreten und zuvorkommender Dienstleistungsmentalität
  • hohe Kommunikationsfähigkeit
  • Organisationstalent
  • Belastbarkeit in Stresssituationen
  • Zuverlässigkeit
  • die Fähigkeit analytischen Denkens

Wir bieten:

  • die Mitwirkung an der Arbeit einer spannenden Non-Profit-Organisation
  • eine selbständige Tätigkeit
  • ein kollegiales Team

Ihre Bewerbung:

Bitte senden Sie Ihre vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen mit Anschreiben, Lebenslauf und Zeugnissen, möglichst unter Angabe Ihrer Gehaltsvorstellungen, ausschließlich elektronisch (max. 3 MB) an office[at]transparency[dot]de. Von Bewerbungsfotos und Angaben zu Geburtsdatum und Familienstand bitten wir abzusehen.

Ansprechpartner: Dr. Christian Humborg (Geschäftsführer)

Bewerbungen sind bis zum 26.04.2011 möglich.

Praktikum

Transparency Deutschland bietet jeweils zu Beginn der Monate März und April bzw. September und Oktober die Möglichkeit, ein 6-monatiges Praktikum (Vollzeit) zu absolvieren. Nächstmöglicher Praktikumsbeginn ist September 2011.

Ihre Aufgaben:

  • Erstellung des elektronischen Pressespiegels
  • Betreuung der Fach-Bibliothek
  • Internetrecherchen
  • Unterstützung des Geschäftsführers und der Vorstandsmitglieder
  • Bearbeitung von Mitglieder- und Interessenten-Anfragen
  • Mithilfe bei der Vorbereitung von Veranstaltungen und Konferenzen
  • Teilnahme an Arbeitsgruppen- und/oder Vorstandsitzungen
  • Kommunikation mit dem Internationalen Sekretariat von Transparency International
  • Allgemeine Büroarbeiten
  • Projektarbeiten

Sie besitzen:

  • Interesse am Thema Korruptionsbekämpfung
  • Hohes Engagement und Einsatzbereitschaft
  • Organisationstalent
  • Hohe Kommunikationsfähigkeit
  • Ein abgeschlossenes Grundstudium (alle Fachbereiche)
  • Gute Englischkenntnisse
  • Erfahrung im Umgang mit der üblichen Büro-Software

Wir bieten:

  • Einen Einblick in den aktuellen Stand der Korruptionsbekämpfung in Deutschland und in die tägliche Arbeit einer Nicht-Regierungsorganisation
  • Einen eigenverantwortlichen Arbeitsplatz
  • 400 Euro/Monat und ein nettes Team!

Gerne nehmen wir Ihre vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen (Anschreiben, Lebenslauf, Zeugnisse) per E-Mail an office(at)transparency.de (max. 3 MB) entgegen. Von Bewerbungsfotos und Angaben zu Geburtsdatum und Familienstand bitten wir abzusehen. Darüber hinaus werden freie Praktikumsplätze zu gegebenem Zeitpunkt ausgeschrieben.

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung!

Das internationale Sekretariat von Transparency International, das ebenfalls in Berlin sitzt, bietet auch Praktikumsplätze an. Informationen zu aktuellen Ausschreibungen sowie die "Internship Guidelines" finden Sie hier.

EU Public Relations/Communications Manager

We are a trade association active in the content, entertainment and media sector and are currently looking for a dynamic PR/Communications Manager to join our Brussels-based team.

The successful candidate will be expected to support our association’s public affairs activities and play a proactive role in developing specific outreach and communications projects, notably aimed at political decision-makers and news outlets. Activities will range beyond Brussels but will also be EU-focused.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-7 years communications experience;
  • Excellent command of English and French (additional languages clearly a bonus);
  • Good research and writing skills;
  • Good organizational/Event management skills;
  • Understanding of EU decision-making processes with an interest in policy (in particular media, intellectual property, Internet governance, etc.);
  • Good understanding of social media, traditional media and online tools in general;
  • Experience in media relations;
  • Flexible team player.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of communications campaigns;
  • Conduct media relations and build relationships;
  • Integrate and build policy objectives into communications strategies;
  • Organise and manage events.


Closing Date: 22 April 2011

Please send an email outlining why you think you would be suited for the job, together with your CV, to eu-pr-comm-job@eurobrussels.com, including “EU PR/Communications Manager” in the subject line. Only pre-selected CVs will receive a response by 29 April 11.

The identity of the advertiser is known to EuroBrussels. The advertiser is an association in the media area, and takes full responsibility for the contents of the ad.

Communications Officer

Cardno Emerging Markets, Belgium s.a. is seeking a Communications Officer who is available to work full time on the ongoing Executive Training Programme funded by the European Commission. The Communications Officer will be based in the Programme Coordination Office at Deloitte in Diegem, Belgium.

Job Description
The Communications Officer will work closely with the Project Manager of the Programme and its stakeholders. The specific tasks for the Communications Officer are:

  • Planning and implementing Programme communication and promotion activities (develop and maintain mailing lists, e-newsletters, press releases, flyers, etc.);
  • Maintaining the Programme website (texts, uploading of documents and pictures, monitoring website hits, etc.);
  • Participating in selected trade fairs and conferences in Europe to promote the Programme;
  • Liaising with and managing media relationships and monitoring media coverage;
  • Coordinating activities with other Programme offices in Europe, Japan and Korea;
  • Participating in regular management meetings with the Commission and other contractors;
  • Organising and participating in annual coordination meetings in Brussels;
  • Collecting and analysing information and data on the Programme progress;
  • Preparing quarterly progress reports to the Commission.

The candidate shall have:

  • Higher education in communication or related field;
  • Minimum three years of relevant communication/PR experience, preferably in Brussels and at an international level;
  • Excellent English writing skills (native level) and working knowledge of French;
  • Experience in planning and organising promotion activities, including writing programme promotion texts in English, directing and selection of visuals, etc.;
  • Good skills in website management, including practical experience in using a Content Management System (CMS) and HTML;
  • Experience of managing social media communications tools and campaigns;
  • Good knowledge of working with the press and managing media relations;
  • Experience in working on projects financed by the European Commission;
  • Understanding of market entry issues for EU companies.

Interested candidates should send their CV, highlighting the relevant experience to the job description, to: anne-catherine.nganpougue@cardnoem.com marked “ETP Communications Officer”.

Application deadline: Friday, 15 April 2011.

Expected start date: Monday, 16 May 2011.

International Sales Coordinator

With more than 2700 employees worldwide, ETS is the world’s largest private educational assessment and research organization. Our mission is to advance quality and equity in education worldwide.
ETS’s assessment tools, such as the TOEFL® test and the TOEIC® test, are internationally recognized in the world of education and Business.

We are recruiting a:

International Sales Coordinator


Main Missions:
  • Manage eCountries Distribution Network expansion and drive appropriate revenue;
  • Recruit, manage and support local distributors and public test centers;
  • Promote all ETS products and services and facilitate their access;
  • Monitor objective achievement and revenue generation;
  • Provide report and clear vision of sales status and coverage;


Basic Duties:

  • Provide a yearly plan on client recruitment;
  • Implement local distributor and public test center recruitment (countries TBD);
  • Work with market support team in order to coordinate marketing activities in country and at distance (eg. promotional marketing campaigns);
  • Manage key clients with a specific plan per client/per country;
  • Propose and follow implementation of any specific projects related to channel expansion needs;
  • Insure that all contractual aspects and pricing policy are on line with ETS Global Strategy;
  • Provide customer with access to all information related to products and services;
  • Provide dedicated support to the network of clients/centers;
  • Provide, Implement & coordinate specific product /TCA (test center administrator) trainings with the product managers;
  • Monitor the revenue generated by the Distribution Network and provide a summary to the e-countries manager on a quarterly basis;
  • Organize regular communication (calls, workshops, seminars) with the Distribution Network and prepare a yearly communication plan to support it;
  • Support all accreditation processes (with the governments, academic institutions, companies) and prepare necessary documentation;
  • Participate in, coordinate or manage specific fairs and events;
  • Provide Monthly/Quarterly/Yearly reports to the manager;
  • Ensure the Customer service or Sales back-up whenever necessary.


Education and experience:

  • University or Business School Degree;
  • 1 to 3 years sales experience working in an international environment;
  • Experience managing distributors network;
  • Autonomy and priority management.


Languages:
Strong written and verbal communication skills, both in English and French, proficiency in other language would be an asset.
TOEIC Score > 900 (level B2/C2 of the CECRL).


Work Place:
Amsterdam, frequent travels


Contract:
1 year with possibility of extension, full time.


Starting:
ASAP


To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to recrutement-fr@etsglobal.org.
The deadline for applications is 10 April 2011.

www.etsglobal.orgwww.ets.org

Senior European Parliamentary Officer

A full time position as an Senior European Parliamentary Officer in the European Parliament section of the United Kingdom Representation to the European Union (UKREP) has become available. This is a high profile, exciting role offering a unique overview of the workings of the UK’s Permanent Representation. The right applicant can expect to be providing advice directly to Ministers’ offices, the Ambassador and other senior UK officials on working with the European Parliament.

Applications should be sent with full C.V. and covering letter including a supporting statement setting out how applicants meet the essential skills required for this post (300 words max.), to the attention of the Recruitment Officer, JMO (brussels.recruitment@fco.gov.uk).

Senior European Parliamentary Officer


Main Role

Key responsibilities include:

  • To monitor political and legislative developments in the European Parliament, taking responsibility, within the team, for a given set of policy areas.
  • To report back effectively to UKRep and Whitehall colleagues on such developments, providing high quality analysis of implications for the UK.
  • To work with colleagues, in UKRep and in Whitehall, to develop strategies to maximise UK Government’s influence in the European Parliament.
  • To maintain a broad network of contacts in the European Parliament, assisting the Head of Section in managing the Representation's relationship with MEPs & EP officials. To use those contacts to promote UK policy interests in the European Parliament.
  • To be a repository of expertise on the European Parliament, its personalities, procedures & politics, and to provide advice to colleagues in Brussels & in London.


Essential Skills/Requirements

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. The ability to present an argument clearly and persuasively, varying your communication style to suit your audience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to form professional relationships with a wide range of contacts.
  • Proven team player.
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure.
  • Ability to familiarise yourself quickly with often complex issues.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Experience of the EU Institutions and strong understanding of the role and functioning of the European Parliament.
  • Preparedness to work in Strasbourg for each monthly EP plenary.


Desirable Skills/Knowledge

  • Command of other EU languages, particularly French.
  • Knowledge of UK domestic government, including Whitehall departments and devolved administrations.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Good presentation skills (including powerpoint experience).
  • Understanding of EU budget/financial services issues.


Gross monthly salary: € 3311.10

Applications with a full CV and supporting statement in English should be sent to Recruitment Officer (brussels.recruitment@fco.gov.uk), JMO, Avenue d’Auderghem 10, 1040 Brussels by 11:00 a.m. Tuesday 12 April 2011. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Belgium.

Only applicants called for interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held in mid April with a view to the successful candidate starting asap thereafter.

The British Missions in Brussels are an equal opportunities employer. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified applicants regardless of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or physical disability. We aim to reflect the diversity of society.

Science Officer, Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health (ISCH)

COST is an inter-governmental system supporting European research networking. In order to accomplish its mission, the European Science Foundation (ESF) provides administrative and scientific management to COST (European Co-operation in Science and Technology), its Domain Committees and its Actions through the COST Office in Brussels and corporate support services in Strasbourg. This is achieved through a support grant provided to ESF by the European Commission.

ESF seeks a Science Officer (SO) in the Domain of Individuals, Societies, Culture and Health (ISCH) for its COST Office in Brussels for an 8-month maternity leave replacement. The person should be available to start no later than June 6th 2011.

The Science Officer position will imply the management of the ISCH Domain, by catalysing and supporting researchers, Domain Committees and COST Actions, promoting inter-disciplinary research collaboration in a multi-disciplinary environment across Europe and beyond.


Position responsibilities:

  • Developing, implementing and supporting the COST scientific networking funding scheme, and managing approved Actions for the ISCH Domain;
  • Liaising with all COST Domains Committee Chairs and other external scientific bodies / networks while providing them administrative and scientific support;
  • Gathering relevant information to promote scientific impact and results of COST Actions in the ISCH Domain, in collaboration with the COST Communication and Public Relation team;
  • Taking responsibility for the management of the relevant budgets;
  • Organising and ensuring scientific quality control and responding to the COST Open Call, related to ISCH;
  • Delivering and advancing specific and quality papers and reports, related to the ISCH Actions;
  • Contributing to the Science in Society Cluster activities (e.g. managing trans-disciplinary Actions, taking part in the development of exploratory workshops or strategic activities, etc.);
  • Representing the COST Office in external meetings in Brussels and abroad;
  • Maintaining an up-to-date awareness of relevant scientific and research policy developments.


Profile and competencies:

Specific competencies

  • Ph.D. or equivalent research experience, with a minimum of 3 to 5 years research experience in one or more of the following areas: Political Sciences, Economics, Sociology, Humanities, Law…;
  • Proven experience with grant assessment, review processes and general science management;
  • Sound knowledge of European and national research structures and institutions as well as European and international science policy understanding;
  • Excellent networking skills on international level;
  • Experience in people management;
  • High standard of spoken and written English, with a working knowledge of another European language being an advantage but not a requirement;
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office systems, databases and Web sites.

Inter-personal competencies

  • Action-oriented, responsible and self-managed;
  • Creative and willing to take initiatives with a continuous improvement minded;
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills within a multi-national context, including discretion, diplomacy and tolerance;
  • Assertiveness and capability to guide decision-making procedures and to represent COST in the scientific community;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Transparency in working combined with a team-orientated work ethic;
  • Commitment and accountability to deliver on allocated administrative and scientific tasks and respond in a timely manner to deadlines.


ESF offers:

  • An 8-month contract in a challenging organisation;
  • An international working environment located in Brussels (Avenue Louise 149, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium);
  • Competitive salary;
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in Belgium and must have a Work Permit unless a national of the ‘EU and EEE’.
  • The person should be able to start no later than June 6th2011.


Electronic applications (motivation letter with possible start date mentioned + CV) should be addressed to the COST Office and sent to job@cost.eu

Reference code:
SO-ISCH2011

Invitations will be communicated before May2th. Interviews will take place on May 11th 2011. The selected person should ideally be available as soon as possible.

For general details see http://www.cost.eu

For more information concerning ISCH in COST: http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/isch/in_detail

Closing date: April 17th, 2011

Adjunct Lecturer: Global Economics and Development Policy

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Closing date: April 15, 2011.


Boston University in Brussels is looking for a specialist, as an Adjunct Faculty Member for the International Relations program, in the area of Global Economics and Development Policy.

The course is an intermediate level survey of the contemporary politics, economics and policy questions in the international economy: theories of international political economy and international economics; politics of international economic institutions; analyses of industrial development, foreign investment, global and regional trade, and poverty alleviation.


Qualifications

Experience:

  • Work in a related filed;
  • Published scholarly work: peer-reviewed journals, author of researched materials, etc.;
  • Teaching experience.

Education:

  • Doctorate (required); post-doctorate work preferred;
  • Research or Fellowship in a related field.


Program Schedule:

  • Course meets every Tuesday from 18:30-21:30, April 26, 2011 - July 31, 2011.

Location:

  • Applicants must be available for classroom instruction in Brussels; relocation not included.


The University:


Boston University in Brussels’ international graduate programs provide the highest standard of American education, in the heart of Europe. Established in 1972, the Brussels campus offers a unique opportunity to study alongside students who bring a rich mix of international cultures and professionalism to the classroom. The diversity of perspectives is invaluable in preparing our students for success in the global marketplace—whether they are new to the workforce or hold senior posts in business and government. Programs include Master of Arts in International Relations, Master of Arts in Leadership, as well as graduate certificates in Applied Sustainability, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Marketing, and Project Management.

Boston University’s main campus is situated in historic Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1839, Boston University (BU) is an internationally recognized private research university with more than 30,000 students participating in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. BU consists of 17 colleges and schools along with a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes which are central to the school's research and teaching mission.

Salary: Competitive – provided on request

If you feel you meet all the qualifications please send your CV, cover-letter, and publication list to Frank E. Billingsley, Director Boston University in Brussels frankeb@bu.edu.

Please indicate you found the position on EuroBrussels.com.

Website: bu.edu/brussels

Audit Manager / Grade 06

All appropriately qualified people regardless of sex, sexual orientation and/or gender identities and individuals who are living with HIV are encouraged to apply.

Job Title

Audit Manager / Grade 06

Remuneration

Basic annual salary starting from 134,700 Swiss Frs. (CHF) The Global Fund is a foundation established under the laws of Switzerland enjoying certain privileges and immunities in Switzerland pursuant to a Headquarters Agreement concluded between the Swiss Federal Council and the Global Fund on 13 December 2004.

Benefits

The Global Fund offers a comprehensive package of benefits. Click here to see more details.

Vacancy Number

DD/10/IRC658 (Re-posted)

Closing Date for Applications

30/4/2011

Contract Type Defined duration 2 years - may be extended for a further period
Reporting To

Director of Audit

Work Cluster / Unit

Office of the Inspector General / Audit Unit


Role Summary Under the supervision of the Director of Audit, he/she is a highly experienced Audit Manager who will lead a team of experienced audit professionals, to provide quality outputs for the purpose of providing reasonable assurance to the Board of the Global Fund over the design and effectiveness of controls in place to manage the key risks impacting the Global Fund’s programs and operations;

He/she understands the inherent risks and the operating environments of the countries the Global Fund operates in; and

The Audit Manager will assist the Director of Audit in supporting management to improve Global Fund’s operations and in providing a platform for learning by sharing good practices and lessons learned across the Global Fund.
Key Responsibilities Key Responsibilities Under the general supervision of the Director of Audit, the Audit Manager will:
• Support the Director of Audit to develop an annual plan for the Audit Unit by applying an enhanced Country Risk assessment Methodology to define audit priorities;
• Plan and implement the annual plan of country audits in the field as well as audits at the headquarters by applying international auditing standards;
• Develop terms of reference including methodologies for audits to be undertaken individually or by teams;
• Lead OIG multi disciplinary teams or mixed teams of OIG staff and contracted specialists to conduct audits in program/grantee countries to provide reasonable assurance on: capacity of potential partners; effectiveness of grant oversight; effectiveness and efficiency of procurement and supply chain management; effectiveness and efficiency of program delivery and supervision; accuracy and completeness of grantee programmatic and financial data; soundness of the control environment as well as validity and reasonableness of financial transactions;
• Review and quality assure the Audit Unit’s outputs for which he/she is responsible, and assume a wider role in quality assuring all the audit unit’s output;
• Supervise and review the draft reports and audit working papers of team members;
• Monitor actions taken by management in response to audit work and reviews, ensuring effective follow up;
• Carry out special studies, and support key managerial and governance initiatives in the Secretariat such as the embedding of risk management in the Global Fund;
• Support the Director of Audit to monitor the work of OIG teams and work of contracted specialists;
• Assist in training and improving understanding of the OIG mission, assurance and supportive roles in the Global Fund;
• Liaise with outside technical partners to identify competent and experienced specialists to support OIG work;
• Perform other duties, including undertaking sensitive reviews, training and induction of staff and consultants.


PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

Essential:
• Advanced university degree or equivalent in Accounting/Business Administration, Economics or other related fields;
• Certification from an internationally recognized accountancy body or internal audit certification would be an advantage;
• Experience in applying Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards for the professional practice of internal auditing.
Experience Essential:
• 11-15 years experience leading multi-disciplinary teams of experienced professionals in a multi-cultural setting;
• Considerable experience conducting audits in developing countries;
• Experience working with multiple sectors, such as international organizations, governments, civil society and the private sector; and
• Experience in supervising experienced professional staff from diverse backgrounds.
Desirable:
• Experience in embedding enterprise-wide risk management in an organization; and
Experience and knowledge related to public health, AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Competencies

The Global Fund has a "core competency framework" setting out standard behaviors that are expected to all staff. Only the key competencies for this role are listed. The selected candidate would be expected to demonstrate adequate levels across all core competencies.
Languages:
Excellent knowledge of English and a good working knowledge of French. A working knowledge of the following would also be an advantage: Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian. Knowledge of other languages an asset.

Technical Skills:
• Ability to strategize and help in the establishment of priorities for the Audit Unit and the OIG in general;
• Strong technical skills in auditing;
• Ability to interact with officials at the highest levels of government, civil society, international organizations and the private sector;
• Ability to motivate and encourage good performance, and to coordinate and monitor work of his/her team;
• Ability to quality assure team outputs;
• Strong project management skills;
• Capacity in promoting learning and knowledge exchange within the OIG.

Core Competencies:

• Demonstrating Accountability and Integrity
• Sound Decision Making
• Building Relationships
• Communicating Effectively
• Promoting Team Work
• Developing Capability
• Results Orientated
• Managing and Improving Performance
• Understanding Others

Special Travel Requirements
The position requires frequent travel and stays of sometimes more than one month conducting audits covering program and project sites in developing countries.

The Global Fund

Since our launch in 2002, we’ve committed more than US$19 billion in over 140 countries to help fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. To date, our programs have saved almost 5 million lives worldwide.

Our success is due to one thing, collaboration. We believe passionately in the power of collaborative effort. Be that working to improve internal functions, or working with our service delivery partners in the field. It all comes down to one thing: an unrelenting commitment to do better.

We plan to do better still in 2010. But for our plans to become a reality we need to find some exceptional people. People who share our passion and commitment to work together. People who are “best in class” in their chosen field. And most of all, people who want to make a difference to the lives of others.

This vacancy is in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Global Fund in Geneva, Switzerland. As stated in its charter approved by the Sixteenth Board meeting in October 2007, “Led by the Inspector General (IG) the mission of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is to provide the Global Fund with independent and objective assurance over the design and effectiveness of controls in place to manage the key risks impacting the Global Fund’s programs and operations.”

In achieving the above stated mission the OIG seeks to assist the Global Fund in maintaining and strengthening donor and public confidence in the operations, competence, values and integrity of the Fund.

The OIG operates as an independent unit of the Global Fund; and the Inspector General (IG) reports to the Board, through the Finance and Audit Committee (FAC), for strategic direction and accountability.

HOW TO APPLY


Mandatory cover letter
Please ensure your application is supported by a one page covering letter. In your letter please explain clearly the skills, experiences and characteristics that make you especially suited to the advertised role.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-ADVERTIZED. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT RE-APPLY.
Mandatory cover letter

Beware of scams implying association with The Global Fund.

Key points:

  • The Global Fund never asks for money for recruitment purposes
  • The Global Fund never charges registration fees for conferences or meetings
  • If you are unsure of the authenticity of an e-mail or other communication, e-mail us at info@theglobalfund.org

Investigator / Grade 04

All appropriately qualified people regardless of sex, sexual orientation and/or gender identities and individuals who are living with HIV are encouraged to apply.

Job Title

Investigator / Grade 04

Remuneration

Basic annual salary starting from 103,600 Swiss Frs (CHF) The Global Fund is a foundation established under the laws of Switzerland enjoying certain privileges and immunities in Switzerland pursuant to a Headquarters Agreement concluded between the Swiss Federal Council and the Global Fund on 13 December 2004.

Benefits

The Global Fund offers a comprehensive package of benefits. Click here to see more details.

Vacancy Number

DD/10/IRC615 (Re-posted)

Closing Date for Applications

30/4/2011

Contract Type Defined duration 2 years - may be extended for a further period
Reporting To

Director of Investigations

Work Cluster / Unit

Office of the Inspector General / Investigations’ Unit


Role Summary The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is seeking applications from experienced criminal and financial fraud investigators for a TGF Level 04 position. Applications will only be considered from investigators with extensive experience in a broad range of complex investigations, including experience in conducting international investigations of complex financial fraud and abuse (corruption, misappropriation, and mismanagement, abuse of authority, maladministration, and waste of financial resources) is essential.
Key Responsibilities Successful applicants will be required to: conduct high quality investigations of misappropriation, misuse and fraud involving GF grant funds in locations in which programs financed by the GF operate, including parties external to the Global Fund;; identify fraud and abuse, including complex financial schemes; function effectively with high integrity and ethics as a member of a multi-national and multi-disciplinary team; conduct investigations in accordance with generally recognized international investigation standards; handle multiple cases simultaneously; prepare thorough and well written investigation reports that are of a consistently high quality with soundly based findings and appropriate recommendations; gather, analyze and comprehend financial documents and records and have experience with such records in complex white collar fraud investigations; interview witnesses; travel to grant program locations to carry out investigations, sometimes for an extended period; maintain and update records, protocols and databases; and ensure that the integrity of all evidence obtained is maintained through the course of investigations.

Applicants must be willing to travel internationally, be capable of operating autonomously on field missions, be a self-starter and have energy and enthusiasm for the work.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

Essential:
• An advanced university degree in a related field, including law; or a first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in a related area.
Experience Essential:
• A minimum of five year’s experience as an investigator working on complex international criminal and/or administrative investigations in the area of financial fraud, corruption and abuse.
• Investigation planning, case management, and interviewing experience in white collar financial cases.
• Experience of working in sensitive environments and with confidential information and processes.
• Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment in a related field and experience handling confidential witnesses and whistleblowers

Desirable:
• Experience working on investigations related to international development aid, including external parties such as vendors, companies and officials engaged in commercial activity with an international organization.
• Experience working with multiple sectors, such as international organizations, governments, civil society and the private sector.
Competencies

The Global Fund has a "core competency framework" setting out standard behaviors that are expected to all staff. Only the key competencies for this role are listed. The selected candidate would be expected to demonstrate adequate levels across all core competencies.
Skills:
• Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to criminal investigation, particularly, fraud, corruption, bribery and misappropriation of financial resources.
• Good research, analytical and problem-solving skills in fraud and financial investigations.
• Ability to draft and edit in English, various types of written reports and to articulate ideas in a clear, concise style, and appropriately sourced.
• Ability to prepare high-quality investigation reports.
• Familiarity with the use of various research methodologies and sources in investigations of fraud and complex financial investigations, including electronic sources.
• Ability to plan work and manage conflicting priorities, and handle a large caseload simultaneously.
• Very good interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance.

Core Competencies:

• Gathering and analyzing Information in complex financial investigations;
• Solution-and Results Oriented Analysis;
• Demonstrating Accountability and Commitment, energy and enthusiasm for the work;
• Communicating effectively and the ability to work well with colleagues, stakeholders, witnesses and subjects.

Languages:
An excellent knowledge of English and preferably a good working knowledge of French. Knowledge of French is an asset.

The Global Fund

Since our launch in 2002, we’ve committed more than US$21.7 billion in over 150 countries to help fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. To date, our programs have saved 6.5 million lives worldwide.

Our success is due to one thing, collaboration. We believe passionately in the power of collaborative effort. Be that working to improve internal functions, or working with our service delivery partners in the field. It all comes down to one thing: an unrelenting commitment to do better.

We plan to do better still in 2011. But for our plans to become a reality we need to find some exceptional people. People who share our passion and commitment to work together. People who are “best in class” in their chosen field. And most of all, people who want to make a difference to the lives of others.

This vacancy is in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Global Fund in Geneva, Switzerland. As stated in its charter approved by the Sixteenth Board meeting in October 2007, “Led by the Inspector General (IG) the mission of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is to provide the Global Fund with independent and objective assurance over the design and effectiveness of controls in place to manage the key risks impacting the Global Fund’s programs and operations.”

In achieving the above stated mission the OIG seeks to assist the Global Fund in maintaining and strengthening donor and public confidence in the operations, competence, values and integrity of the Fund.

The OIG operates as an independent unit of the Global Fund; and the Inspector General (IG) reports to the Board, through the Finance and Audit Committee (FAC), for strategic direction and accountability.

HOW TO APPLY


Mandatory cover letter
Please ensure your application is supported by a one page covering letter. In your letter please explain clearly the skills, experiences and characteristics that make you especially suited to the advertised role.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-ADVERTIZED. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT RE-APPLY.
Mandatory cover letter

Beware of scams implying association with The Global Fund.

Key points:

  • The Global Fund never asks for money for recruitment purposes
  • The Global Fund never charges registration fees for conferences or meetings
  • If you are unsure of the authenticity of an e-mail or other communication, e-mail us at info@theglobalfund.org

Director of Audit / Grade 08

All appropriately qualified people regardless of sex, sexual orientation and/or gender identities and individuals who are living with HIV are encouraged to apply.

Job Title

Director of Audit / Grade 08

Remuneration

Basic annual salary starting from 172,000 Swiss Frs. (CHF) The Global Fund is a foundation established under the laws of Switzerland enjoying certain privileges and immunities in Switzerland pursuant to a Headquarters Agreement concluded between the Swiss Federal Council and the Global Fund on 13 December 2004.

Benefits

The Global Fund offers a comprehensive package of benefits. Click here to see more details.

Vacancy Number

DD/10/IRC503 (Re-posted)

Closing Date for Applications

30/4/2011

Contract Type Defined duration 2 years - may be extended for a further period
Reporting To

Inspector General

Work Cluster / Unit

Office of the Inspector General


Role Summary Reporting directly to the Inspector General, the Director of Audit assists the IG in leading and managing the activities of OIG and the Audit Unit:

Under the guidance of the IG, he/she is a highly experienced manager who will lead a team of experienced professionals in the Audit Unit of the OIG, to provide high quality outputs which provide reasonable assurance to the Board of the Global Fund on the design and effectiveness of controls in place to manage the key risks impacting the Global Fund’s programs and operations.

He/she understands the inherent risks and the operating environments of the countries the Global Fund operates in, and is able to prioritize audit assignments through the refinement or enhancement of the OIG’s risk assessment methodology; and

The Director of Audit will support management in improving Global Fund’s operations and in providing a platform for learning by sharing good practices and lessons learned across the Global Fund and its global family of stakeholders which include Country Coordinating Mechanisms, Governments, Principal Recipients, Sub Recipients, Implementing Organizations, Civil Society, Nongovernmental Organizations and technical partners.
Key Responsibilities Under the direction of the IG, the Director of Audit:

• Provides strategic direction and establish priorities for the Audit unit of the OIG;
• Develops and implements a program of country audits in the field as well as audits at the headquarters covering key business processes to provide reasonable assurance to the Board about the management of risks in Global Fund’s programs and operations;
• Is responsible for planning and implementation of his/her Unit’s work plans;
• Supports and monitors the work of OIG teams and services of contracted specialists;
• Quality assures all the Audit Unit’s outputs and work processes;
• PresentS the outcome of OIG audits in various fora;
• Collaborates with management to ensure that lessons learned from Audits are incorporated into Global Fund policies and procedures;
• Responsible for the overall performance of the Audit Unit against agreed targets, performance objectives and international auditing standards;
• Monitors action taken by management in response to audit work and reviews, ensuring effective follow up;
• Provides training to OIG staff and consultants, and, as required, to Secretariat staff;
• Manages the budget of his/her unit as well the overall budget of the OIG;
• Develops networks with other audit units;
• Assists the development of protocols for initiating and conducting audits;
• Assists the IG in Board and committee level meetings and performs other duties as assigned by the IG.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

Essential:
• Advanced university degree.
• Professional internal auditing or accounting qualifications and relevant experience in the development sector.
Experience Essential:
• Over 12 years experience managing multi-disciplinary teams of experienced professionals in a multi-cultural setting;
• Experience in applying Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards for the professional practice of internal auditing.
• Experience managing an audit function relating to work in the developing world and/or international health sector;
• Experience working with audit or board level committees;
• Experience working with multiple sectors, such as international organizations, governments, civil society and the private sector.
Desirable:
• Considerable experience in developing countries;
• Experience in embedding enterprise-wide risk management in an organization; and
• Experience and knowledge related to public health, AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Competencies

The Global Fund has a "core competency framework" setting out standard behaviors that are expected to all staff. Only the key competencies for this role are listed. The selected candidate would be expected to demonstrate adequate levels across all core competencies.
Languages :
Excellent knowledge of English and preferably a good working knowledge of one of the following: French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian, Knowledge of other languages an asset.

Technical Skills:
• Ability to strategize and help in the establishment of priorities for the Audit Unit and the OIG in general;
• Ability to interact with officials at the highest levels of government, civil society, international organizations and the private sector;
• Strong technical skills in auditing;
• Ability to motivate and encourage good performance and , and to coordinate and monitor work of his/her team;
• Ability to quality assure all Audit Unit outputs and work processes;
• Strong project management skills;
• Promotes learning and knowledge exchange within the OIG.

Core Competencies:
• Sound Decision Making
• Building Relationships
• Communicating Effectively
• Promoting Team Work
• Developing Capability
• Results Orientated
• Managing and Improving Performance
• Understanding Others

Special Travel requirements:
The position requires frequent travel and stays of sometimes more than one month managing audits covering program and project sites in developing countries.

The Global Fund

Since our launch in 2002, we’ve committed more than US$19 billion in over 140 countries to help fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. To date, our programs have saved almost 5 million lives worldwide.

Our success is due to one thing, collaboration. We believe passionately in the power of collaborative effort. Be that working to improve internal functions, or working with our service delivery partners in the field. It all comes down to one thing: an unrelenting commitment to do better.

We plan to do better still in 2010. But for our plans to become a reality we need to find some exceptional people. People who share our passion and commitment to work together. People who are “best in class” in their chosen field. And most of all, people who want to make a difference to the lives of others.

This vacancy is in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Global Fund in Geneva, Switzerland. As stated in its charter approved by the Sixteenth Board meeting in October 2007, “Led by the Inspector General (IG) the mission of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is to provide the Global Fund with independent and objective assurance over the design and effectiveness of controls in place to manage the key risks impacting the Global Fund’s programs and operations.”

In achieving the above stated mission the OIG seeks to assist the Global Fund in maintaining and strengthening donor and public confidence in the operations, competence, values and integrity of the Fund.

The OIG operates as an independent unit of the Global Fund; and the Inspector General (IG) reports to the Board, through the Finance and Audit Committee (FAC), for strategic direction and accountability.

HOW TO APPLY


Mandatory cover letter
Please ensure your application is supported by a one page covering letter. In your letter please explain clearly the skills, experiences and characteristics that make you especially suited to the advertised role.


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-ADVERTIZED. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT RE-APPLY.
Mandatory cover letter

Senior Online Project Manager

You are a skilled project manager, with several years' experience in running online communications projects.

Principal Tasks

Located within GOPA-Cartermill's Online Communications Department, you will be responsible for:

  • managing communications projects for the EU Institutions, particularly projects focused on online communications;
  • supporting other project managers, particularly with their projects' online communications elements;
  • helping develop online communications strategies for our clients;
  • helping coordinate GOPA-Cartermill's internal and external online communications resources and digital infrastructure.

Your Profile

Essential skills

Please indicate your level of skills and experience in the following areas, noting any methodologies, development/publishing environments and tools you are particularly familiar with:

  • project management, particularly in the field of online communications:
    • planning projects;
    • managing project teams composed of in-house resources, partners and subcontractors;
    • controlling budgets, reporting, client liaison, etc.
  • consulting to clients on their needs and communication strategies;
  • transforming client brief into project concept - e.g., integrated project plan, web sitemap, functionality descriptions, wireframes, etc.;
  • defining and running website tests;
  • training colleagues and clients in online communications.

Desirable skills and experience

In addition, please note whether you have skills and experience in any of the following areas:

  • Information architecture, website ergonomics and/or online design;
  • Knowledge and experience with:
    • online communications campaigns;
    • social media, social networking and online communities;
    • information/knowledge management.
  • Implementing and/or using various web publishing technologies - for example:
    • installing and managing Content Management Systems and databases (please indicate which ones);
    • writing & fixing code (XHTML, CSS, Javascript, XML, XSLT ... please indicate);
    • e-newsletter and mass-mailing management;
  • Expertise in:
    • website statistical analysis;
    • SEM (i.e., SEO, Adwords, other online marketing)
    • multimedia and/or audiovisual;
    • managing multilingual projects.
  • Experience in managing an internal technical team serving a variety of project teams and users;
  • Knowledge and experience of working for the EU institutions;
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills;
  • Other languages, particularly French and German;
  • Any other relevant technical skills (e.g., server administration, etc.).


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