Sunday, September 30, 2012

IT Services Support Engineer

Grade 3: Salary Scale:   £15,932 - £18,359 per annum
As a member of the IT Services Support team, reporting directly to the IT Services Support Services Manager, you will hold a key role in providing 1st level IT support to Helpdesk customers. You will be the initial primarily customer contact point.

The successful applicant will also be a part of the knowledgeable Infozone team to provide a friendly and efficient service to students, staff and visitors, as well as members of the public. After training you will be able to respond 'on-the-spot' to the majority of enquiries relating to courses and other areas associated with Higher Education.

Applicants will need to have experience at a Helpdesk service support level and also possess good communication and organisational skills.

Please note that previous applicants need not apply.
For an informal discussion about the position please email: Tariq Effendi, IT Services Support Manager at t.effendi@ucs.ac.uk
 
Closing Date:  Wednesday, 10 October 2012
For further details of this post, please click here

Course Tutor - PGCE Secondary English Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University -School of Education


Location: Culverhay, Bath                               
Rate of Pay: £38,140 - £44,166 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 1.0FTE
Ref: 09/12/1741
Closing Date: 12 noon, 5 October 2012
Build on the success of an outstanding course
About us
Bath Spa University's vision is to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise. With innovative teaching and learning, focused research excellence and state-of-the-art facilities, we put our students at the very centre of all we do.
We offer you the best of everything.  We're a modern, forward-thinking university based in a city steeped in heritage.  We offer a tranquil working environment that's full of people with energy.  And we combine a focus on transforming the lives of our students with a commitment to developing the careers of our staff.  More than just a job - working for Bath Spa University is a chance to explore, discover, learn and grow.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to develop and manage an outstanding PGCE programme with an international reputation. You'll be part of an innovative team who are totally committed to excellence. Not only will you design, co-ordinate and deliver our PGCE Secondary English course, regularly review and evaluate courses and develop as appropriate, you'll also act as a link tutor with other schools, develop partnerships for placements and contribute to the professional development of mentors. We'll also expect you to maintain a high research and scholarly activity profile.
About you
Your qualified teacher status will be supported by a relevant first degree and higher degree. To this you'll add a successful track record of teaching English and an up-to-date knowledge of the subject and its pedagogy. Strong mentoring, communication and IT skills and a flexible, enthusiastic approach will be essential.
For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Robert Barratt (Assistant Dean and Head of Initial Teacher Education) at r.barratt@bathspa.ac.uk.

To apply
For further details on how to apply and our Guidance Notes for Job Applicants, please visit http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/services/hr/jobs/current-vacancies/ and click on 'How to Apply' on the left.
Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.
Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk
We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, and employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies.
Our jobs are like our courses: open to all.

Director of IT

Salary £55,535 - £64,888 p.a
Full time appointment


We wish to recruit a Director of IT who has demonstrable experience and knowledge of current and relevant developments in IT, to join our Executive Team.

UCS is one of UK’s most exciting higher education institutions launched in 2007 in collaboration with the University of East Anglia and the University of Essex. UCS provides a friendly, can do, innovative and ambitious environment for staff and students. Working with partners, it is focused on making a high impact at local, regional, national and international level. The post is based at the stunning waterfront campus in Ipswich.

The appointee will be responsible for the leadership and management of the IT Directorate, leading the development and implementation of the IT strategy, aligned to our business objectives. The Director of IT will lead a dedicated IT Services team to meet the IT expectations of a fast expanding and innovative Higher Education organisation.

The successful candidate will have significant experience of managing a large multi- user network which is available 24/7, with sound knowledge and understanding of current and relevant developments within ICT. Excellent communication skills and relevant experience in the higher education sector are also pre-requisites.

For further details please visit our website at www.ucs.ac.uk/jobs. To discuss the post further, please contact the Deputy Provost, Richard Lister, by telephoning 01473 338661.
Closing Date: Monday 8th October 2012

Director of Estates

Salary £55,535 - £64,888 p.a
Full time appointment


We wish to recruit a Director of Estates who has a demonstrable track record in managing capital works, and has a sound knowledge and understanding of strategic estates management, to join our Executive Team.

UCS is one of UK’s most exciting higher education institutions launched in 2007 in collaboration with the University of East Anglia and the University of Essex. UCS provides a friendly, can do, innovative and ambitious environment for staff and students. Working with partners, it is focused on making a high impact at local, regional, national and international level. The post is based at the stunning waterfront campus in Ipswich.

The appointee will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Estates Directorate, leading the development and implementation of the Estates strategic plan, aligned to our business objectives. The Director of Estates will be responsible for developing a coherent plan to take forward the next phase of the development of the campus to meet the needs of a fast expanding and innovative Higher Education organisation. S/he will also have responsibility for leading our Facilities Management services and ensuring they are appropriate, user-focussed and cost effective.

The successful candidate will have drive and enthusiasm with excellent communication skills. Experience of working in the higher education sector would be advantageous.

For further details please visit our website at www.ucs.ac.uk/jobs. To discuss the post further, please contact the Deputy Provost, Richard Lister, by telephoning 01473 338661.
Closing date: Monday 8th October 2012

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a forward-looking and vibrant university, aspiring to be acknowledged regionally and internationally as a first-class comprehensive research university. With a team of over 2,000 full-time teaching and research staff, the University offers a broad spectrum of programmes up to PhD level in various disciplines organized under eight Faculties (viz. Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science and Social Science). In 2011-12, undergraduate and postgraduate enrolments in publicly-funded programmes reach 11,300 and 3,100 respectively (http://www.cuhk.edu.hk).

The mission of the Faculty of Medicine is 'Serving the community through quality education, caring practice, and advancement of health sciences'. The Faculty, established in 1981, now comprises 19 teaching departments/schools/unit covering the entire range of pre-clinical and clinical disciplines, including The School of Biomedical Sciences, The Nethersole School of Nursing, The School of Pharmacy and The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care. Its teaching hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, provides about 1,400 hospital beds and is also home to numerous medical and clinical research activities. With a team of over 800 full-time teaching and research staff and the back-up of the teaching hospital, the Faculty offers an MB ChB programme adopting a system-based integrated curriculum, and together with the paramedical programmes and research postgraduate education maintains undergraduate and research postgraduate enrolments of 1,831 and 358 respectively. Detailed information on the Faculty is available at http://www.med.cuhk.edu.hk/v7/.

The University now invites applications and nominations of qualified candidates for the Deanship of the Faculty. The Dean will be a member of the University senior management team reporting to the University Council via the Vice-Chancellor/President or the Provost. As the academic and executive head of the Faculty, the Dean will provide academic leadership and discharge administrative responsibilities in respect of academic, staff, financial and student matters.

Candidates should be academics with established scholarship appropriate for appointment at professor level in an academic department, with an appreciation of the breadth of research and educational developments in the fields relevant to the Faculty. They should have demonstrated capability for academic leadership and management at an appropriate level in higher education institutions, long-term vision for the development of the Faculty, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Understanding of the local medical community and social environment will be an advantage.

Salary and fringe benefits for the post will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send applications/nominations under confidential cover, with the post marked, to the Search Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, c/o Provost's Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong [fax: (852) 3943 1462; e-mail: SCDeanship-Med@uab.cuhk.edu.hk via the Apply button below]. All applications/nominations will be treated in strict confidence. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.
Consideration of applications/nominations will continue until the post is filled. The University reserves the right to fill the post by invitation.

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Project engineer for the District Energy and Energy Planning Section in COWI China



Location:
Beijing, China  
Closing date:
31/10/2012 
We are looking for a project engineer for the District Energy and Energy Planning Section in COWI China. We expect a Chinese candidate who has working or study experiences from Nordic Universities within Thermal, Civil or HVAC engineering background.

We expect that:

  • The Project engineer should be proficient in Thermal engineering, Civil engineering or HVAC engineering.
  • The Project engineer should be aware of project processes and providing technical knowledge to the department.
  • This role requires skills within Physics, Thermal engineering and Mathematics.
  • This role requires written and oral communicative skills in Chinese and English.
  •  The Project engineer should be motivated and highly energetic, displaying a willingness to learn and teach engineering skills.
  •  A Master degree in Thermal engineering, Civil Engineering, or HVAC Engineering. 

Duties:

  • The Project engineer is working both independently and in team, carrying out engineering work within District Energy and Energy Planning.
  • The Project engineer is doing analyses such as; Energy balances, Flow balances and Hydraulic analyses.
  • The Project engineer creates detailed drawings, PI-drawings, Pressure diagrams and process charts.
  • The Project engineer is working close together with the Project manager, to deliver results according to the client's expectations.
  • The Project engineer is writing reports such as; various project reports and feasibility studies.
  • The Project engineer gives technical input to Project manager, Account manager and Head of department.
  • Other duties may be assigned to the Project Engineer in support of corporate business efforts.

Send application

Roza Saydolla
HR Manager of COWI China
Tel.: +86 10 85276970
rzs@cowi.com

COWI China - project engineer with experience in thermal, civil or hvac engineering educational background

Expressions of Interest from Graduates, Interns and work experience students

Job no: 492505
Work type:
Location: Melbourne, Tanzania, Philippines, Vietnam, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Cooma, Geelong, Gold Coast, Auckland, Newcastle, Perth, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Townsville, Traralgon, Western Sydney, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, Gurgaon


There has never been a better time to consider joining our team.  SMEC continues to grow with the recent acquisition of two new companies and a reorganisation of our international operations.  We are consistently ranked amongst the world's top engineering design firms and we have won industry awards for design innovation and the management of environmental and social risks. In 2011, Engineering News-Record's (ENR) annual list of top design firms ranked SMEC at number 67 in the 'Top 200 International Design Firms' and number 87 in the 'Top 150 Global Design Firms'.

SMEC offers a variety of opportunities for graduates, with the opportunity to work in a variety of industries, with clients ranging from large public companies to government organisations around the world. Our distinctive culture, combined with our breadth of services, makes SMEC an ideal place to develop a career.

So if you are interested in being a part of our team, then we would love to hear from you. To register your details with us, please click the "apply now" button below and complete the online form.  
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.

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Team Leader – Institutional Strengthening and Transport Policy Specialist- Vanuatu

Job no: 492704
Work type: Full time (fixed term employment)
Location: South Pacific Island countries

About SMEC

SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence, including the 2011 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence, where SMEC won a record of four gold awards in four diverse project categories.
 The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunnelling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services.

The role 

SMEC International are currently preparing for an upcoming Transport Program in Vanuatu. We are seeking expressions of interest from experienced Team Leaders who specialise in Institutional Strengthening and Transport Policy in an international development context.
The program will commence early 2013 and run for four years.
Suitable applicants must have/be:
  • At least 15 years international development experience on transport or road maintenance programs.
  • Qualifications – Civil Engineering degree with Master degree or equivalent post grad qualifications, OR , Senior Public Administration qualifications with relevant skills and experience
  • Experience as a Team Leader for international donors such as the ADB, World Bank, NZAID or AusAID
  • Good understanding of institutional reform and capacity building approaches and the ability to work with counterparts to transfer skills and knowledge.
  • Interpersonal skills suitable to providing high level advice to the Ministries as well as the flexibility to work at Provincial and Island level with implementing contractors
  • Knowledge of Land Transport Sector reform and asset development approaches suitable to the Pacific context
  • Ability to oversee the work of other advisers, consultants and/or locally engaged contractors
  • Experience in providing advisory services to a governmental organisation, particularly with respect to policy development, planning, and budgeting systems
  • Understanding of and support for the principles of diversity, gender equity, OHS, and sustainability.
  • Ability to manage reporting, monitoring and evaluation of program outcomes.

How to apply

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com.  To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.
Advertised: Central Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Central Pacific Standard Time

General Manager Hydropower and Dams

Job no: 492712
Work type: Full Time (continuing)

About SMEC
SMEC is a professional services firm with a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence award in Australia and South Africa.
The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunneling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services.
The role
With merger of SMEC of Australia and Vela VKe of South Africa, the Africa Division of SMEC with over 1500 employees is set to expand significantly in the dams and hydro disciplines.
We are currently seeking a talented civil engineer who will manage all hydropower and dams projects and business development activities in this sector in the Africa Division. The position is likely to be based in Johannesburg, Nairobi or Dar es Salaam.
With a minimum of fifteen years' commercial experience in large scale Hydropower and Dams projects, you will play a key role in growing the H&D business across Africa by:
  • Working with the Chief Operating Officer of the Division to grow the H&D business across Africa;
  • Assisting in the development of the strategic and business plans for the H&D business;
  • Identifying and securing new projects in conjunction with Functional Managers;
  • Development of staff within the group; and
  • Managing H&D Projects across the African Division;
With a track record of achievement in a similar role, you will have gained your experience in an engineering design consultancy and have a passion for building trusted relationships to drive positive change and win new work.
Suitable applicants will have:
  • 15 years' of experience in large scale dams and hydropower projects.
  • Extensive experience in consulting engineering and management
  • Degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Registration as a professional engineer;
  • Ability to prepare technical and financial reports in English.
SMEC offers you the benefits that come from working in a global multidisciplinary consultancy in an environment where your fresh ideas and enthusiasm will be welcomed and rewarded.
How to apply
To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.
Advertised: E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: E. Africa Standard Time

Architect

Job no: 492721
Work type: Full time (fixed term employment)
Location: Bangladesh

  •  Flexible and friendly working environment
  •  Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC's multidisciplinary team
  •  Outstanding career prospects

About SMEC

SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence, including the 2011 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence, where SMEC won a record of four gold awards in four diverse project categories.
The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunneling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services
The role
  • Lead the design of layout of water intake facility and SWTP
  • Design all above facilities and optimize facility space and landscape
  • In consultation with the civil and electrical engineers, complete the estimates for the activities proposed
  • In consultation with the Specification specialist, prepare the bid documents
  • In consultation with the Contract specialist proceed bid process including invitation, evaluation and award
The program will commence Middle of 2012 and run for 5 month.
Suitable applicants must have/be:
  • Graduate degree in architect or other relevant field of engineering
  • 15 years professional experience in designing in major water project and water supply system or other infrastructure 
  • At least five (5) years of International experience
 How to apply
To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.
Advertised: Bangladesh Standard Time
Applications close: Bangladesh Standard Time

Water Intake Engineer

Job no: 492720
Work type: Full time (fixed term employment)
Location: Bangladesh

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC's multidisciplinary team
  • Outstanding career prospects

About SMEC

SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence, including the 2011 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence, where SMEC won a record of four gold awards in four diverse project categories.
The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunneling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services
The role
  • Carry out preliminary and conceptual design, options study, comparison and recommendation of  referred design options of Water Intake
  • Carry out detail design of Water Intake
  • Prepare design drawings
  • Prepare cost estimates and BOQ of Water Intake Work
  • Prepare Technical specifications
  • Contribute to preparation of design report
The program will commence Middle 2012 and run for 4 month.
Suitable applicants must have/be:
  • At least fifteen (15) years' experience in designing in major project in the field of water supply including water intake system
  • At least five (5) years international (outside home country) experience in relevant field
  • Working experience in both developed and developing countries are required in the relevant field
 How to apply
To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.
Advertised: Bangladesh Standard Time
Applications close: Bangladesh Standard Time

Structural Engineer

Job no: 492719
Work type: Full time (fixed term employment)
Location: Bangladesh

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC's multidisciplinary team
  • Outstanding career prospects

About SMEC

SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence, including the 2011 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence, where SMEC won a record of four gold awards in four diverse project categories.
The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunneling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services
The role
  • Prepare the structural design, specifications, drawings and other bid documents for civil work components of the projects, which include the ground reservoirs, overhead tanks etc.
  • Review current GOB standard specifications for pipe laying and if necessary modify them to suit the project conditions
  • Advise on examination of all soils to be excavated and decide which can be used for backfilling along pipe network
  • Advise and supervise preparation of standard drawings for different pipe laying conditions, specifying for different pipe materials and pipe sizes and pipe pressure classifications, the trench width, depth, bedding, method of laying, backfilling, compaction and hydraulic testing of pipe
  • Prepare case specific designs where pipe line cross roads or rivers, culverts, drains, bridge and other utilities or obstacles and where pipelines need anchorage against pressure and flow including design of anchorage, surge and water hammer resisting structures
  • Formulate procedures/standards for execution of works at the project sites to ensure conformity to specifications and other stipulations of contract documents
  • Advise on analyzing the risk and consequence of delays during implementation and propose countermeasures
  • Provide guidance on establishing database containing all minutes of site meetings, variation orders, test records and handing over certificates
  • Provide guidance on establishing procedures that will effect payments based on monthly statements from the contractors
  • Assist in ensuring that the required standards of construction are met by contractors and sub-contractors during work in the field
The program will commence Middle of 2012 and run for 6 month.
Suitable applicants must have/be:
 Graduate, preferably MSc in structural engineering, civil engineering, or relevant discipline with 15 years working experience in planning, design and implementation of large-scale water supply projects, Should have 08 year of international experience (outside home country) which includes 3 years of working experience in developing countries, preferably in South Asia.
How to apply
To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.

Advertised: Bangladesh Standard Time
Applications close: Bangladesh Standard Time

Structure Engineer

Job no: 492718
Work type: Full time (fixed term employment)
Location: Bangladesh

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC's multidisciplinary team
  • Outstanding career prospects

About SMEC

SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence, including the 2011 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence, where SMEC won a record of four gold awards in four diverse project categories.
The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunneling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services
The role
  • Review of geo-technical survey report
  • Review the architectural floor plans of water intake building and SWTP buildings
  • Carry out structural design of all the above mentioned buildings
  • Carry out structural design of structures for water intake and SWTP facilities
  • Prepare design drawings
  • Review and elaborate technical specifications
  • Contribute to preparation of report
The program will commence Middle 2012 and run for 4 month.
Suitable applicants must have/be:
  • At least twenty (20) years' experience in structural designing major project in the field of water supply system
  • At least five (5) years of international experience (outside home country) in relevant field
  • Working experience in both developed and developing countries are required in the relevant field
 How to apply
To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.
Advertised: Bangladesh Standard Time
Applications close: Bangladesh Standard Time

Distribution Pipe Design Expert

Job no: 492717
Work type: Full time (fixed term employment)
Location: Bangladesh

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC's multidisciplinary team
  • Outstanding career prospects
About SMEC
SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence, including the 2011 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence, where SMEC won a record of four gold awards in four diverse project categories.
The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunneling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services.
The role
a)  Study and review entire distribution network under KWASA proposed in JICA report and assist KWASA in adapting five service zones with necessary modification(s) in consideration of the overhead tanks to be constructed at various vantage points.
b)  Assess the water demand and supply from the treatment plant and design the distribution network with appropriate computer based network model.
c)  Identify the most appropriate alignment of the distribution network through proper field survey and prepare detailed design of required facilities for installation/construction in collaboration with other experts in the team.
d)  Assist KWASA to develop and maintain proper record of Pipeline and other facilities in digital form, including all works to be implemented under the project.
e)  Assist in ensuring that the required standards of construction are met by contractors and sub-contractors while laying out the pipes in the field.
The program will commence Middle of 2012 and run for 7 month.
Suitable applicants must have/be:
Graduate, preferably MSc in water supply engineering, civil engineering, or relevant discipline with 15 years working experience in planning, design and implementation of large-scale water supply projects, Should have 08 year of international experience (outside home country) which includes 3 years of working experience in developing countries, preferably in South Asia.
How to apply
To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.
Advertised: Bangladesh Standard Time
Applications close: Bangladesh Standard Time

Specification Specialist

Job no: 492716
Work type: Full time (fixed term employment)
Location: Bangladesh

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC's multidisciplinary team
  • Outstanding career prospects
About SMEC
SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence, including the 2011 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence, where SMEC won a record of four gold awards in four diverse project categories.
The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunneling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services.
The role
a)  Prepare technical specifications and evaluation criteria.
b)  Prepare compliance document for the contract.
c)  Prepare contract specifications for all project components.
The program will commence Middle 2012 and run for 2 month.
Suitable applicants must have/be:
(1) At least ten (10) years' experience in similar position on preparation of tender documents for international competitive bidding projects.
(2) At least five (5) years of International experience (outside home country) in relevant field.
(3) Working experience in both developed and developing countries are required in the relevant.
How to apply
To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.
Advertised: Bangladesh Standard Time
Applications close: Bangladesh Standard Time

Team Leader/Chief Resident Engineer

Job no: 492723
Work type: Full time (fixed term employment)
Location: Islamabad

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC's multidisciplinary team
  • Outstanding career prospects

About SMEC

SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.
SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and we have won numerous industry awards for technical excellence, including the 2011 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence, where SMEC won a record of four gold awards in four diverse project categories.
The SMEC Profile:
  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of 75 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Natural Resources and Environment; Energy and Renewables; Geotechnical, Mining and Tunnelling Services; Urban Development; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services.

The role

We are currently seeking a Team Leader/Chief Resident Engineer to work closely with our other specialists in Pakistan.
With a minimum Bachelor's degree – preferably MSc in Civil Engineering/Construction Management (Project Management). 20 years experience as Team Leader/Chief Resident Engineer on one or more highway / roads projects.
These are very specific requirements which must be met for application to be considered further.
  • The anticipated duration of this position is – 8 months
  • The minimum experience required is – 30 years
Key Responsibilities
  • Project Management of the project consistent with the responsibilities defined in the Terms of Reference
  • Preparation all Technical and Progress Reports required for the Project
  • Development of a close working relationship with the Client representatives
  • Taking responsibility of the management of the company budget allocated for the project
  • Input into the financial reporting for the project
  • Input to the preparation of company project invoices for submission to client
  • Manage all personnel issues on project
  • Other duties as directed by the Supervisor
In return, SMEC offers you the benefits that come from working in a global multidisciplinary consultancy in an environment where your fresh ideas and enthusiasm will be welcomed and rewarded.

How to apply

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at http://www.smec.com. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.
Advertised: West Asia Standard Time
Applications close: West Asia Standard Time

SMEC Graduates Careers

SMEC delivers projects that change lives. At SMEC, we understand that it is impossible to achieve great results without great people. If you want to work in a real role, with real responsibility and make a real impact, SMEC is for you. SMEC employs people who excel in a diverse working environment. SMEC is seeking passionate, friendly and collaborative people who are great communicators and are driven to deliver exceptional service.

SMEC is a global company with a reputation for technical excellence that is ranked among the world’s top infrastructure design firms. SMEC offers opportunities to work internationally throughout a network of offices in Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and North and South America.

 

What can SMEC offer you?

  • a great package: SMEC offers a competitive salary and other great benefits
  • recognition for your efforts: SMEC actively nominates employees for industry and internal awards
  • a flexible career path: SMEC has career paths in a broad range of disciplines
  • knowledge sharing: SMEC provides development opportunities to work with and learn from technical experts
  • exposure to a diverse client base: SMEC’s clients include private sector organisations, government agencies and international funding institutions
  • career development: SMEC encourages its people to undertake further study; Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) or other business studies (MBA, CPA, CA)
  • working together in a supportive environment: SMEC encourages its people to balance the demands of a career with a personal life
  • a social workplace: SMEC promotes participation in networking and team building events, within the Company and the broader industry
  • a diverse workplace: SMEC has a highly qualified multi-cultural employee base and is committed to improving the gender balance

What type of graduate is SMEC looking for?

  • great communicators
  • positive team players
  • innovative collaborators
  • proactive ‘can do’ problem solvers
  • high achievers with strong academic results
  • flexible and open minded people

What disciplines does SMEC employ?

  • civil engineering
  • transport and traffic engineering
  • hydrogeology
  • geology and mining
  • power
  • water resources and water supply
  • environmental engineering
  • urban planning and design
  • landscape architecture
  • social development
  • government and advisory services
  • corporate services (finance, human resources, legal, marketing, IT and administration)

How can I find out more?

If you are a graduate, ready to make your mark, we would like to hear from you. Please visit our Job Search page to apply for current opportunities or click here for further information.

Human Rights Officer OSCE

Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Warsaw, Poland


Job ID: VNODIS00377

Background

This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to assignment at ODIHR must be borne by their authorities.

Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE Secretariat and Institutions are not entitled to a Board and Lodging Allowance payable by the Organization.

The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR is active throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and the rule of law.
In accordance with the mandate of ODIHR, the Human Rights Department (HRD) assists participating States in fulfilling their obligations to protect and promote human rights and fundamental freedoms. Areas of work covered by the Department include monitoring and analysis of human rights developments in the OSCE area and the provision of expertise and technical assistance to enhance compliance with human dimension commitments; supporting the development of effective human rights education and capacity building; addressing the relationship between human rights, gender and the security sector; emphasizing human rights aspects of combating trafficking in human beings; and enhancing the protection of human rights while countering terrorism.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Adviser on Anti-Terrorism Issues, the incumbent will be tasked with:
  • Monitoring and analysing national anti-terrorism legislation and practices and country-specific developments with regard to factors that may violate human rights or engender terrorism or relate to the prevention of terrorism;
  • Assisting in the provision of advice and recommendations, and preparing general and issue-specific reports and/or other background materials on incidents, priority issues and situations related to human rights in the prevention and combating of terrorism for ODIHR management;
  • Assisting with identifying, developing and implementing programmatic activities and projects, including training on key human rights issues arising in the anti-terrorism context for/with non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations, governmental authorities and OSCE staff and field operations;
  • Responding to requests to ODIHR for information about the implementation of OSCE human dimension commitments in preventing and countering terrorism;
  • Building alliances and networks with independent experts, international and national governmental and non-governmental actors to develop regional collaboration to share best practices and build capacity, exchange information, co-ordinate activities and implement common programmes;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Necessary Qualifications

  • University degree in law, preferably with a specialization in human rights;
  • At least four years of relevant professional experience in the field of human rights and/or criminal justice, including experience at the international level;
  • Excellent knowledge of UN and Council of Europe human rights standards and OSCE human dimension commitments;
  • Experience in designing and implementing projects; in delivering presentations at conferences; 
  • Ability and experience in providing training would be an asset;
  • Familiarity with capacity building initiatives in the criminal justice, police and/or security sectors or working knowledge of international legal standards as applied in terrorism, war crimes or serious organised crime cases would be an asset;
  • Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; 
  • Knowledge of other OSCE working languages, in particular Russian would be an asset;
  • Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
  • Ability and willingness to deploy to the field, sometimes on short notice, for different types of monitoring missions.
This post is open for secondment only. Candidates are requested to apply through the OSCE desk of the respective Ministry for Foreign Affairs several days prior to deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of the application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.
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Policy Coordinator GRI - Global Reporting Initiative Amsterdam, Netherlands

Start date: per direct, 40 hrs p/w (€ 30.000 - € 35.000).

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Contract: 1 year initially – extension by mutual consent.

About GRI

An international non-profit organization, GRI’s mission is to make sustainability reporting standard practice by providing guidance and support to organizations. Working at GRI means joining the world’s leading network of people and organizations advancing sustainability, transparency and accountability through sustainability reporting. GRI is an inclusive organization; its work and activity is based on consultative, multi-stakeholder processes. For more information visit our website at.

Position summary

GRI is increasingly involved in policy matters. In 2009 in the so called Amsterdam declaration, GRI’s Board of Directors made a call on all governments to extend and strengthen the global regime of sustainability reporting introducing, among others, policy on sustainability reporting. During the 2010 GRI Global Conference on Sustainability and Transparency GRI announced a strategic proposition: by 2015, all large and medium-size companies in OECD countries and large emerging economies should be required to report on their sustainability or explain why if they don’t.

National, regional and international policy and regulatory measures are increasingly being developed in the field of sustainability reporting.
In several countries, including Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Indonesia, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, governments and market regulators have recently developed policy to promote sustainability reporting. Other countries are currently considering doing so. The position is key in making GRI the hub for sustainability reporting policy, contributing to track policy initiatives that all over the globe are advancing towards the mainstreaming of sustainability reporting and facilitating the knowledge-sharing of those policies among policy makers and market regulators.

At the regional level, the European Union is currently considering regulation for large European companies. The position will offer the selected candidate the opportunity to contribute to the development of trustful and constructive relations with the EU institutions and relevant stakeholders involved in the policy making process.

At the international level, the Rio+20 Conference acknowledged the importance of corporate sustainability reporting and encouraged governmental action. In order to help advance the recommendations put forward under paragraph 47 of the Rio+20 outcome document a ‘Group of friends of paragraph 47’ was created by four leading Governments. UNEP and the GRI were requested to provide technical advice and support. The post holder will support GRI contribution to the challenging endeavour.

Job Purpose and Responsibilities

The post holder will pro-actively contribute to GRI’s full grasp and mastery of the policy field of sustainability reporting. (S)He will work within the Government, International Organisations, Development and Advocacy department (GIDA) and will report to the Senior Manager – Policy and Government Affairs.

The post holder will be a member of the GIDA team and will perform a range of tasks in support of the team:

  • Analyses and records policy and regulatory developments in the field of sustainability reporting;
  • Supports the advocacy portfolio, in particular the update of the “Report or Explain Campaign Forum”web pages;
  • Contribute to the post Rio+20 related activities;
  • Support the activities related to policy dialogue with Governments and International Organization;
  • Prepares briefings and presentations for visits and/or visits governments;
  • Participates on behalf of GRI in research and publications;
  • Other duties as required.

Key competencies/Requirements

  • Project management experience in working with policy makers, governments or international organisations;
  • Analytical and policy skills, preferably in the field of either sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility or standardisation issues;
  • Experience with campaigning, advocacy and/or policy dialogue,;
  • Experience with social media and websites design is an asset;
  • Pro-active and results- and relationship oriented at the same time;
  • Effective written and oral communications skills, including writing of policy text, project proposals and reports;
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) and fluent in at least one other language (preferably French, German, Polish, Portuguese or Spanish);
  • Able to work in an international and multi-cultural setting;
  • Affinity with the mission and vision of GRI would be an advantage.

Contact details

Interested candidates eligible to live and work in the Netherlands are requested to submit their resume and motivation letter in English to.
Deadline to submit an application is 14 October at 12:00 noon CET.
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Communication Officer Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini Rome, Italy

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implementation of: flyers, brochures, publications;
  • Editing of texts for websites, newsletters;
  • Organizing of events such as seminars, round tables, conferences.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced university degree, preferably in communication studies; 
  • Minimum 1 year of professional experience with one or more of the above mentioned responsibilities;
  • Fluency in Italian and English.

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Shows and express personal drive;
  • Proactive.

How to apply:

Deadline for applications is 15th October 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
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Human Rights Officer, P4 United Nations

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Geneva, Switzerland


Job Opening number: 12-HRI-OHCHR-24362-R-GENEVA (R)

Responsibilities

The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Provide expert advice aimed at increasing awareness, knowledge and understanding of the fight against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;
  • Facilitate and support the mainstreaming of the relevant elements of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA) into the work of United Nations agencies, UNCTs and regional organizations;
  • Coordinate and prepare research reports, background papers and other documents for the Secretary-General, the High Commissioner, as well as the General Assembly, the Human Rights Council and its subsidiary bodies and mechanisms, particularly those of DDPA Follow-up ones;
  • Provide substantive and expert support in the organization of meetings, seminars and other consultations related to the follow up to the World Conference against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;
  • Undertake research studies and pilot projects in cooperation with relevant organizations;
  • Promote and manage collaborative activities with UN system organizations, agencies and non-UN entities including governments, inter-governmental and non – governmental organization in the area of the combat against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;
  • Develop proposals aimed at providing advisory services, to Member States, at their request, UN and non UN partners;
  • Provide training, supervision and guidance to junior staff members, as required;
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed by the Chief of Branch or the Chief of the Section.

Competencies

  • PROFESSIONALISM– Comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of a broad range of human rights issues, and particularly issues related to racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance; very good knowledge of the Durban follow up mechanisms and process; demonstrated ability to analyse accurately proposed norms and policies for compliance with international human rights standards; ability to relate human rights issues and perspectives, including gender perspective, to anti-discrimination agenda; experience in project development and implementation;
  • COMMUNICATION – Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts, adequately tailored to different audiences, both orally and in writing, and in a clear, concise style; experience to prepare reports to intergovernmental or other UN bodies;
  • TEAM WORK – Ability to interact and to establish and maintain effective working relations both as a team member and as a task manager, with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • JUDGEMENT/DECISION-MAKING – Ability to identify the key issues in a complex situation, and propose a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; Discretion and sound judgment in applying expertise to resolve complex and/or sensitive issues, particularly in an intergovernmental setting;
  • LEADERSHIP - ability to empower others to translate vision in to results; ability to anticipate and resolve conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drive for change and improvement in developing strategies to accomplish objectives.

Education

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in law, political science, international relations or other disciplines related to human rights. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in the human rights field including at the international level. Experience in the promotion of policies of racial equality for the adoption of anti-discrimination legislations and mechanisms is desirable.

Languages

  • Fluency in oral and written English; working knowledge of French or other UN language highly desirable.

Assessment Method

  • Candidates will be assessed through an eliminatory written test and a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

  • Staff Members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all Staff are expected to move periodically to new functions In their careers In accordance with established rules and procedures.

United Nations Considerations

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
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Programme Officer, P3 United Nations Geneva, Switzerland

Job Opening number: 12-PGM-UNOG-24302-R-GENEVA(G)

Responsibilities

The Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Assists in monitoring performance through key performance indicators (KPIs) and evaluation of results-based management (RBM) outputs, efficiency and quality of conference services based on statistical verification in collaboration with the Information Technology Section (ITS) of OIME and stakeholders using in-house applications for documents management (DRITS and ECDG), meetings management (gMeets), assignment of interpreters (eAPG), productivity monitoring (IAM), and RBM reporting (IMDIS), as well as surveys;
  • Prepares performance scorecards, mid-point and annual reviews, reports of the accomplished outputs and compiles lessons learned;
  • Deploys communication strategy/content management in the institutional Portal as well as reports in the Confluence website;
  • Participates in drafting of the divisional work plans and evaluation of the implementation of programmes/projects, and in designing, planning and monitoring instruments etc.;
  • Reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions;
  • Liaises with stakeholders and clients; identify and track follow-up actions;
  • Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources including trend analysis;
  • Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers and inputs;
  • Performs other duties as required.

Competencies

Professionalism:

  • Knowledge and understanding of KPIs and targets in planning specific measurable goals and assessment of programme results;
  • Expertise in RBM and ability to design and implement RBM tools and collect data using qualitative and quantitative methodology and research relevant to statistical verification, programme planning, monitoring and evaluation, and risk management;
  • Ability to use databases in performance and trend analysis and participate in identifying and resolution of performance issues/problems;
  • Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, draft divisional work plans, scrutinize performance and manage conflicting priorities;
  • Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter, is conscientious and efficient in meetings commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results, shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges, remains calm in stressful situations.

Communications:

  • Experience in communicating with different types of clients;
  • Ability to keep stakeholders abreast of strategic objectives and ensure effective flow of information aimed at enhancing transparency;
  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately, asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication, tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork:

  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input and is willing to learn from others;
  • Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;
  • Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, development studies, economics, social sciences or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme or project management or related area.

Languages

Fluency in English or French; knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Assessment Method

Written assessment tests may be given. Competency-based interview.

Special Notice

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers In accordance with established rules and procedures.
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Praktikum European Parliament, MEP Nadja Hirsch Brussels, Belgium


In meinem Abgeordnetenbüro in Brüssel ist ab dem 9. Januar für einen Zeitraum von mindestens 4 Monaten eine bezahlte Praktikantenstelle zu besetzen.

Ihr Aufgabengebiet liegt in der Unterstützung des Teams in meinem Büro und umfasst neben der Beantwortung von Bürgeranfragen in verschiedenen Bereichen, die Mithilfe bei der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Terminorganisation, Rechercheaufgaben, Zusammenfassungen von relevanten Ausschuss-Sitzungen und Veranstaltungen, Unterstützung bei der Planung und Durchführung von Fachveranstaltungen, weitgehend unabhängige Arbeit im Bereich Tierschutz, sowie die Verantwortlichkeit für Online-Petitionen. Wir bieten ein kreatives Arbeitsklima und die Aussicht, politisch etwas zu bewegen. Sie lernen die Abläufe in einem Abgeordnetenbüro kennen, ebenso wie die politischen Entscheidungsprozesse auf europäischer Ebene.

Wir suchen eine Persönlichkeit, die Lust auf die Zusammenarbeit mit einem engagierten Team hat und offen ist für liberale Politik. Sie haben Ihr Vordiplom abgeschlossen oder sind in der Endphase Ihres Studiums und haben bereits Erfahrungen durch Praktika gesammelt, haben Interesse an Sozial- und Beschäftigungspolitik, Medienpolitik, Asyl- und Integrationspolitik, sowie Tierschutz und möglicherweise Erfahrung bei der Erstellung und Betreuung von Online-Petitionen.

Sie weisen sich durch einen selbstständigen und eigenverantwortlichen Arbeitsstil aus, können konzeptionell und strukturiert Denken, besitzen Organisationsvermögen, Kommunikationsfertigkeiten und Kreativität und können mit Standardsoftware (v.a. Word, Excel, Powerpoint und Outlook) und Internet sicher umgehen. Deutsch auf muttersprachlichem Niveau ist Voraussetzung, gute Englischkenntnisse von Vorteil.

Ihre aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen (einschließlich eines Motivationsschreibens, Lebenslaufs und Angabe des für Sie in Frage kommenden Zeitraums) schicken Sie bitte elektronisch und ausschließlich auf Deutsch.

Einreichungsfrist ist der 5. Oktober 2012.

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Communications Manager ESU - European Students' Union Brussels, Belgium

The European Students’ Union (ESU) is looking for a creative and dynamic team player to fill the full-time position of Communications Manager at its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Send your application before 10 October.

About the European Students’ Union (ESU)

ESU is the umbrella organisation of 47 national unions of students from 38 countries and through these members represent over 11 million students. ESU represents and promotes the educational, social, economic and cultural interests of students at a European level towards all relevant bodies and in particular the European Union, Bologna Follow-Up Group, Council of Europe and UNESCO. ESU actively promotes students’ rights and equal opportunities for all individuals in higher education.

Responsibilities and areas of work

Managing and facilitating all external and internal communication by:
  • Getting the external ESU messages across to the European and international media, European political institutions as well as to national governments and relevant non-governmental organisations;
  • Drafting press releases, website articles and producing ESU’s external monthly newsletter;
  • Coordinating ESU publications (annual reports, ESU project publications) in close connection with the lay-outers, writers and budget requirements;
  • Promoting ESU events, projects, publications, campaigns and statements to other stakeholders and wider public;
  • Updating and expanding ESU’s Social Media, in particular ESU’s Facebook page and Twitter;
  • Developing promotional materials which enhances the image and visibility of ESU;
  • Liaising with relevant media and related institutions;
  • Moderating internal and external email lists and further develop the organisation’s back office/ intranet;
  • Screening external queries and requests;
  • Regularly updating ESU’s website and making sure all information is correct;
  • Further developing the website with the help of a professional IT-company;
  • Finding new ways to facilitate better internal and external communications;
  • Sharing daily secretariat tasks with other secretariat members.

Requirements

  • A degree or comparable experience within the areas of Public Relations, Journalism, Communication and/or Marketing;
  • Knowledge and/or experience with promotional activities;
  • A native/ near-native command of the English language (spoken and written). Additional knowledge of one or more European languages is highly desirable, particularly French or Dutch;
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Good ICT skills (MS Office, Adobe Photoshop) Social Media savvy;
  • Experience with website content management and web development is desirable.
The following knowledge and/or skills will be taken as advantage:
  • Knowledge of the EU institutions and other target audiences related to higher education;
  • Lay-outing and design skills;
  • Any working experience with non-profit student/youth organisations, preferably student unions.

Profile of the candidate:

  • A team player that is able to work within a multicultural environment;
  • Must be flexible and able to stick to tight deadlines;
  • Can expect occasional travel to attend the major events of the organisation.

Terms of contract

  • The position is advertised for a 37.5 hours per week agreement;
  • Undetermined contract with a six months trial period;
  • 20 days of paid holidays based in Brussels;
  • Candidates must have a working permit for the European Union (if applicable);
  • Candidates should be available to start working end of October/ early November.
Please send a CV, a motivation letter and, if available, any letters of recommendation and/or work portfolio by e-mail to ESU’s Vice-Chairperson, Taina Moisander before 10 October.

Interviews will take place between 12 and 17 October.
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Coordinación Unidad Búsqueda de Fondos Médicos del Mundo Madrid, Spain

Misión

Coordinar y planificar la Unidad Especial de Búsqueda de Fondos de Médicos del Mundo España, elaborando la estrategia general y los planes anuales de obtención de fondos de la organización, tanto públicos como privados, gestionando, supervisando y asegurando el cumplimiento de las acciones comprendidas en los mismos y corrigiendo posibles desviaciones, conforme al Plan Estratégico y Estatutos de Médicos del Mundo, con el fin de contribuir a la consecución de la misión de la Organización.

Organigrama

Dependencia del Comité de Dirección

Funciones

  • Participa en el diseño y elaboración de la estrategia de la Organización desde el punto de vista de la Búsqueda de Fondos, traduciendo la misma a planes operativos y políticas de mejora y optimización de recursos financieros, con el fin de establecer el marco de referencia que guíe el desarrollo en el ámbito de la obtención de fondos de Médicos del Mundo;
  • Fortalecer los actuales y desarrollar nuevos canales, espacios y formulas de financiación, tanto pública como privada, y tanto a nivel nacional como internacional, con especial atención a las fuentes de captación privada, así como a fortalecer y desarrollar las sinergias económicas y el trabajo en red, tanto con otras organizaciones como de manera especial en el ámbito de la Red Internacional Médicos del Mundo;
  • Coordinar la Estrategia de búsqueda de fondos de la Unidad Especial de Búsqueda de Fondos para asegurar la correcta ejecución de las actividades desarrolladas en la misma;
  • Coordinar el monitoreo permanente de Plan Anual de Financiación presentado por la Unidad Especial de Búsqueda de Fondos (en base a los presupuestos anuales);
  • Definir, controlar y justificar los presupuestos otorgados a la Unidad Especial de Búsqueda de Fondos;
  • Coordinar el trabajo de la Unidad Especial de Búsqueda de Fondos con el fin de contribuir a la financiación de los proyectos y programas de Operaciones Internacionales (OI) y Operaciones Locales (OL) e Incidencia Política (IP);
  • Coordinar el establecimiento de herramientas simples de supervisión y medición que permitan un monitoreo permanente de la situación del nivel de financiación (y riesgo asociado) de los proyectos y programas de Operaciones Internacionales y Operaciones Locales;
  • Coordinar dentro del equipo de la Unidad Especial de Búsqueda de Fondos el apoyo a las decisiones de presentación de proyectos y programas a convocatorias, financiadores, etc.;
  • Coordinar el apoyo de la Unidad Especial de Búsqueda de Fondos a los diferentes departamentos de MdM en la representación e interlocución con el conjunto de los financiadores y garantizar la revisión técnica y cualitativa de los proyectos o programas presentados a las financieras, velando por la adecuación del contenido de las propuestas a los requerimientos de las convocatorias y líneas de financiación;
  • Coordinar el monitoreo permanente de los acuerdos, consorcios y alianzas estratégicas de cofinanciación con otras organizaciones y delegaciones de la Red Internacional de MdM;
  • Coordinar el apoyo a los diferentes departamentos de MdM en la representación e interlocución con el conjunto de los financiadores;
  • Participar en la formación continua del personal de Médicos del Mundo (Sede central, Sedes Autonómicas y Terrenos) en materia de búsqueda de fondos;
  • Coordinar el personal bajo su responsabilidad, para asegurar el enfoque estratégico, la calidad técnica, la planificación operativa, así como el seguimiento técnico de los proyectos en marcha.

Formación Requerida

Titulación Superior, preferente en CC Económicas, Empresariales, Comunicación o similar
Formación de postgrado en el área de gestión y marketing.

Requisitos

Idiomas: Dominio del español, inglés y/o francés.
Informática: Nivel usuario
Disponibilidad para viajes en Europa

Experiencia

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Senior Business Development Manager Human Dynamics Vienna, Austria

Human Dynamics is one of the largest providers of technical assistance services on behalf of EuropeAid. The recent growth of key markets and the emergence of new markets for Human Dynamics have created new and exciting business opportunities on a global scale.
Human Dynamics has become an industry leader through the creation of innovative, value for money solutions rendering public administrations more effective in the global market place. As part of our continued expansion, and with potential new business in the pipeline Human Dynamics is looking to recruit an experienced business development manager not only to deal with its existing client base but to develop new ones.

MISSION

Based in Vienna, but with some travel and field missions in targeted countries, successful candidates will join Human Dynamics within the Business Development Department, Unit for Economics, Environment and Energy.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement and drive a structured bid management process to deliver competitive tenders;
  • Cover all parts of business development: identification of opportunities, business intelligence and networking, identification of consortium partners, preparation of expressions of interest, tender proposal preparation including planning, logical framework, time plans, search for and contracting of key experts, drafting of rationale and strategy, financial proposal and layout; 
  • Represent the company on research missions worldwide; 
  • Understand and manage client expectations and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree, minimum 8 years professional experience;
  • Vast knowledge of European Commission procurement procedures; 
  • Knowledge of EIB, World Bank and/or other donors procurement procedures will be an advantage; 
  • A track record of successful proposals (list to be submitted with the application); 
  • An understanding of each area of business development; 
  • Experience in the fields of Economics, Environment and Energy; 
  • A confident, credible personality; 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Able to demonstrate strong planning, project management and leadership skills; 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail; 
  • Work ethics, dynamism and ability to cope with multiple tasks; 
  • Sound problem solving, commercial judgement and financial management expertise; 
  • Languages: fluent written and spoken English and French and/or Spanish an advantage.
Please send your CV to Slavica Askovic (Slavica.askovic@humandynamics.org), referencing: SBDM/2012.
Deadline for application: 5 October 2012
(Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.)

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