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Netherlands: Communications Intern
Closing date: 2016-10-25Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 25 Oct 2016
Aflatoun International reaches four million children and young people with Social and Financial Education worldwide. From Indonesia to Ecuador, we ensure high-quality study materials and trained teachers to deliver our innovative method, empowering pupils to make a positive change for a more equitable world. Our active learning programmes are adapted to local needs and occasionally tackle specific issues, like girls vulnerability in Tajikistan, peacebuilding in Syria and youth employability in Ghana.
Since its inception in 2005, Aflatoun International has been very successful in providing children and young people with the tools to build a sustainable future. By becoming socially and economically empowered they are inspired to discover their talents and stand up for their rights. With the support of a strong partner network of 192 NGOs and 28 governments Aflatoun International s Social and Financial education is implemented in 116 countries. Our goal is to reach 20 million children and young people by 2020.
In order to support us in our mission we are now looking for a COMMUNICATIONS INTERN.
To assist the Communications team in implementing the communications action plan for 2016 with general support. The communications team consists of the Head of Communications, a Community and Partner Network Manager and a Marketing and Communications Consultant. The team works closely with other departments and reports directly to the CEO.
The following tasks will be part of the internship:
Assisting in increasing Aflatoun International visibility through website, social media and traditional media;
Assisting in the creation (including design) of promotional material and other publications;
Collecting information and stories from partner organisations;
Collecting and writing news items for the Aflatoun monthly newsletter ;
Assisting in updating and using the Aflatoun photo archive;
Helping with presentation and other communications needs for meetings;
Assisting the communications team during the International Meeting 2016.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Knowledge of any other languages is desired;
Experience in design programmes such as Adobe Photoshop and Indesign and the ability to learn;
Ability to work effectively in an international team;
Hands-on and able to work independently;
Good understanding of the effective use of websites and social media;
Skilled in Microsoft Office programmes.
Young, dynamic, international team;
Exciting experience with international communications and online media;
Supervision/guidance from the Head of Communications;
Financial compensation according to intern guidelines;
3 to 6 months internship, starting as soon as possible with the possibility of extension.
How to apply:
Interested and qualified? Please send your CV and motivation to email@example.com
Netherlands: Health Advisor
Closing date: 2016-10-31Application : Apply for the job
Organization: M decins Sans Fronti res
Closing date: 31 Oct 2016
M decins Sans Fronti res (MSF) is an independent, medical, emergency relief organisation that provides assistance to people worldwide, regardless of their background, religion or political convictions. Above all, we aim to save lives and to offer medical care to victims of disasters, wars and epidemics. Working together with local staff, we give direct support to the population. MSF also appeals to those in power, including governments and international organisations, and speaks out about the abuses we encounter in the course of our work.
MSF coordinates operations through collaborations between global offices. Artsen zonder Grenzen Nederland (MSF-Holland) has a partnership with offices in the UK and Germany. This partnership, known as MSF Operational Centre Amsterdam (MSF-OCA), operates medical humanitarian interventions in about 25 countries. Annually, MSF-OCA deploys approximately 1,100 international staff and employs 7,000 national staff.
The office of MSF-Holland located in Amsterdam hosts more than 250 employees, offering direct support to MSF-OCA operations.
With immediate effect our Public Health department is looking for a
Health Advisor (100%)
Based in Amsterdam
Reports to the Deputy Medical Director and is a member of the Public Health Department of MSF-OCA. Functionally manages the Medical Coordinators for each mission within his/her designated country portfolio. To work in tandem with the Operations Manager to ensure MSF-OCA interventions effectively address the unmet health needs of the populations we serve. Within this tandem the Health Advisor will provide medical and public health leadership.
Ensure each country has a medical vision and strategic medical direction.
Support implementation and delivery of health programmes with a focus on safeguarding quality and standards.
Be an active member of the operational support team (OST) leading discussions on medical strategy.
Provide direction, support and coaching for Medical Coordinator(s).
Enable an effective working collaboration with relevant medical specialists.
Ensure Country policies align with the direction as set out in the MSF-OCA strategic plan.
Support design and development of relevant and effective health programming.
Support prioritization and de-prioritization of strategic medical choices.
Ensure a periodic assessment process to (a) re-assess strategic direction (b) horizon scanning to ensure awareness of emerging or changing health needs.
Ensure missions have in place a working quality assurance system.
In conjunction with relevant medical specialists, monitor the different dimensions of health programme quality
- Through periodic field visits,
- Review of programme data at control cycle points,
- Initiating and leading discussions on red flags and deviations within the OST and with Medical Coordinators.
Ensure the medical incident policy is implemented in all missions and every reported incident is followed up.
Ensuring that MSF-OCA field practice meets internationally agreed medical ethics, standards and laws (quality of medicines, treatment protocols, transport of biological and pharmaceutical materials), given contextual constraints.
Reviewing/approving key HR appointments (Medco, Project coordinators, etc.) for field projects, and briefing/debriefing of field staff;
Encourage and support field teams to develop and investigate key research questions.
Encourage and support field teams to consider innovation initiatives to improve health programming.
Actively engagement in the MSF-OCA Public Health Department and its several forums with discussions, presentation, debate or positioning in medical topics of relevance for the organization.
Proactive in sharing successes, challenges and dilemmas with other health advisors and specialists.
Is available outside working hours according to the On- Call Protocol
Medical doctor or Nurse with up to date clinical skills;
Broad knowledge and experience in international Public Health ;
Relevant academic qualifications;
Proven ability to provide strong leadership and vision in project/programme management;
Proven strategic and analytical skills in medical programming;
Excellent communication and negotiation skills (oral and written);
Knowledge and experience in the medical-humanitarian world; commitment and passion for the goals and work of MSF;
At least 3 years field experience with a medical-humanitarian organisation, where in the case of MSF preferably in a medical coordinator role;
Ability to provide emergency support to field programmes for up to six weeks per year at short notice (ie 48hrs);
Flexibility to travel and support projects (up to 40% of the job will be spent on project visits);
Fluency in English and preferably French is an advantage.
A challenging and exciting position in an international environment
A contract for 1 year with a renewal option (subject to satisfactory performance) based on a fulltime appointment (40 hours/week).
A gross monthly salary between 3,559 and 5,082 depending on professional experience, based on a fulltime appointment
Other benefits include 30 holidays based on a fulltime appointment and a premium-free pension plan
How to apply:
If you are interested in this post and would like additional information, please contact Esther C. Casas, Deputy Medical Director on tel. +31208408707.
If you believe that you fit the profile, you can react directly via the link below. Please upload a letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae in English as one combined document.
Deadline for application is 31st October 2016.https://ldd.tbe.taleo.net/ldd03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=MSFOCA&cws=53&rid=12122
Netherlands: Managing Adviser Policy and Advocacy
Closing date: 2016-11-07Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict
Closing date: 07 Nov 2016
Managing Adviser Policy and Advocacy, The Hague, the Netherlands
About GPPACThe Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) is a member-led worldwide network of civil society organisations (CSOs) active in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding. The GPPAC Foundation in The Hague fulfils the task of Global Secretariat for GPPAC. Founded in 2003, the network consists of fifteen regional networks of local organisations, each region having its own priorities, character and agenda. GPPAC members collaborate on issues of common interest. As part of our mission to work towards a shift from reaction to prevention of violent conflict, the network supports multi-actor collaboration and advocates local ownership of conflict prevention strategies. Together, GPPAC members create greater synergy in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding by strengthening the role of local civil society groups in conflict regions and connecting them on the national, regional and global level.
About the functionUnder the supervision of the Executive Director, the Managing Adviser Policy and Advocacy will coordinate GPPAC s advocacy efforts towards governments, regional organisations, the UN system and other actors; channel the perspectives of GPPAC members in areas such as human security, the sustainable development agenda, the global and regional peace and security architecture and other topics relevant to conflict prevention and peacebuilding. Capacity development of network members to effectively plan and implement advocacy strategies will be a significant component of the job. The position is integrated within the Knowledge, Practice and Advocacy Team and cooperates closely with the Communications Team and other programme staff and external stakeholders, in particular network partners.
- Overall management and implementation of the P&A work plan, including finances, planning, monitoring and evaluation.
- Develop policy and advocacy (P&A) Strategy for the network and integrates it across the different projects of GPPAC.
- Coordinate guidance of role of GPPAC P&A Liaisons in New York and other locations as decided.
- Oversee advocacy activities emerging from the thematic working groups.
- Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of the global advocacy activities as agreed in the work plan, notably interacting with governments and international organisations.
- Ensure engagement of GPPAC members in P&A activities.
- Assist and co-organise regional P&A activities and inter/regional exchange.
- Develops the capacity of network members and staff at the Global Secretariat to effectively plan and execute advocacy activities.
- Provides support to regional networks upon request by the Executive Director.
- Support dissemination of lessons learned and other information related to core responsibilities.
- Contribute to Monitoring Programme Management Process in Quality Manual.
- Support project development and fundraising efforts working closely with the Coordinator Donor Relations.
- Contribute to donor reporting.
- A University degree in Conflict- or Development Studies, International Relations, Political Science.
- At least five years relevant work experience related to civil society lobby/advocacy, preferably with network organisations.
- Organisational, writing, editing and outstanding communication skills.
- Preferably field experience in a conflict region.
- Fluent in English. Command of other languages (particularly Russian or Arabic) will be highly valued.
- A dynamic networker with different stakeholders.
- Experience with project development, fundraising and financial management.
- Independent, flexible, politically sensitive, capable to work in a cross-cultural environment and under stress.
- Commitment to conflict-prevention and peacebuilding.
- Computer literate.
How to apply:
How to applyPlease apply by sending a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, accompanied by a CV. The letter and CV should arrive in our offices no later than November 7th, 2016, preferably by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Managing Adviser Policy and Advocacy in the subject line of your email message.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.