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Belgium: Senior Regional Migrant Assistance Specialist (AVRR)
Closing date: 2016-10-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 30 Oct 2016
Position Title : Senior Regional Migrant Assistance Specialist (AVRR) Duty Station : Brussels, Belgium Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P4 Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible Closing Date : 30 October 2016
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:
Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:
Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Bahamas, Botswana, Belize, Congo, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Cambodia, Comoros, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Maldives, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, United Republic of Tanzania, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vanuatu, Samoa
- External female candidates.
Under the overall supervision of the Regional Director for European Economic Area region and the direct supervision of the Senior Regional Liaison and Policy Officer (SRLPO), the Senior Regional Migrant Assistance Specialist (AVRR) acts as a regional thematic resource person; monitors and analyses regional thematic trends; monitors developments of projects in the thematic areas; supports regional thematic project development, and reviews and endorses projects related to his/her thematic area of expertise in the European Economic Area region.
The successful candidate also supports, in coordination with the Head of Division (HoD), RO Brussels strategic liaison work by providing expert advice to the EU Institutions and EU Member States on IOM policies and activities in his/her thematic area. Within the area of competence, s/he also supports analysing and disseminating EU related policy and programming information to IOM Headquarters and IOM Missions worldwide. The technical oversight for this position will be the Migration Assistance Division Geneva (MAD).
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Maintain regular liaison with EU institutions and EU MSs, international, governmental and non-governmental partners, and advise the IOM Country Offices on partner and donor priorities, preferences and regional synergies in the field of Assisted Voluntary Return & Reintegration (AVRR).
In close collaboration with the other Regional Thematic Specialists (RTS), identify AVRR policy issues in the region and advise Country Offices on national and regional trends, policies and legislative frameworks.
Support the development and conceptualization of national and regional AVRR policies in close collaboration with the RTS, concerned Country Offices, relevant ROs and Headquarters (HQs).
Identify, promote and foster strategic, partnerships with academic institutions, think tanks and research institutions within the region.
Lead and maintain, under the supervision of the HoD and in collaboration with the RTSs, the establishment of system to make AVRR trends and data widely available on a regular basis within and outside IOM in a reliable and comprehensive manner.
Ensure appropriate coordination and information sharing within the region and between the region and relevant Departments at HQ.
Support regional strategic planning exercises, and provide support for country level strategic planning, as required and in collaboration with the RTSs.
Supervise IOM responses/submissions to the EC s centralized call for proposals and tenders and ensure that these comply with the EC administrative, legal and procedural requirements.
Coordinate AVRR support to IOM Missions in developing and preparing project proposals in compliance with the requirements of IOM and the EU (templates, procedures etc.).
Provide policy advice to IOM missions in Europe and worldwide which are implicated in EU-AVRR funded programmes.
Develop regional and multi-country programmes and projects in the thematic area and identify anticipated synergies between thematic areas in close coordination with the Regional Project Development Officer (RPDO), where available.
Review, endorse, and track project proposals developed by COs in the region, and provide regular updates to the concerned RO and HQs Divisions on projects endorsed. Ensure that all endorsed projects are:
a) consistent with the IOM Constitution, IOM Strategy and the Organization s policies, thematic guidelines and manuals and any relevant national and/or regional strategies; b) coherent, relevant, and feasible, and take into account good practices in the respective migration/thematic area(s); c) developed according to IOM s project development procedures as established in the IOM Handbook on Projects.
As delegated by the HoD, review and endorse narrative donor reports submitted by COs, according to the procedures specified in the IOM Project Handbook.
Act as a thematic resource expert providing capacity building, training, and general support to IOM Country Offices (COs) in the region. Contribute to building the capacities of IOM staff in the thematic area through a combination of formal training and on-the-job mentoring.
Ensure the delivery of quality thematic training to governments as required by COs in the region.
Participate in and actively contribute to IOM s network of RTSs globally, analyze and share best practices with relevant HQs Divisions and COs.
Present IOM policies and activities to EU Institutions, EU Member States and other Partner Organizations and disseminating EU related policy and programming information to IOM Headquarters and IOM Missions worldwide.
Represent IOM in the region by actively participating in conferences, workshops and meetings related to the thematic area of expertise, as required by the HoD.
Promoting synergies and overseeing appropriate coordination and information sharing within the Regional Office and with the relevant service area in HQs.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Master s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Business Administration, Migration Studies, International Relations, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience; or University degree in the above fields with nine years of relevant professional experience.
Experience in the field of migration issues, including operational and field experience, IOM project development, and management; Demonstrated expertise in the AVRR thematic area at both policy and programmatic level; Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs on matters related to migration issues and overall work and mandate of IOM; Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation; Knowledge of regional issues in the thematic area is a distinct advantage.
Fluency in English and French is required. Working knowledge of Spanish and/or any other EU language is an advantage.
Accountability takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms; Client Orientation works effectively well with client and stakeholders; Continuous Learning promotes continuous learning for self and others; Communication listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience; Creativity and Initiative actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services; Leadership and Negotiation develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; Performance Management identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility; Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter; Teamwork contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation; Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 30 October 2016 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.
From 17.10.2016 to 30.10.2016
Requisition: VN 2016/213 (P)-SeniorRegionalMigrantAssistncSpeclst(AVRR)(P4)-Brussels,Belgium (54882420) Released Posting: Posting NC54882423 (54882423) Released
Belgium: Offre de stage chez Médecins Sans Frontières - Assistant Evènement
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 recherche un(e) stagiaire Assistant(e) Ev nement pour assister l Event Officer la mise en place du projet et g rer les participants qui courent les 20km de Bruxelles en soutien MSF. Le but du projetest de recruter davantage de participants et de sensibiliser aux actions de M decins Sans Fronti res.
Activit s principales
Le(la) stagiaire sera le contact-cl des participants, il sera en mesure de :
pouvoir expliquer le projet de mani re ais e et motiver davantage de participants,
sensibiliser aux projets de M decins Sans Fronti res,
proposer des id es originales au niveau de la communication,
assister le/la charg de projet au niveau de la logistique de l v nement.
Le(la) stagiaire est un tr s bon communicateur(-trice ): contact facile, d brouillard(e),assertif, convainquant(e) et s exprimant ais ment en fran ais et n erlandais. Le/la stagiaire est sensibilis (e) l humanitaire et aux projets de M decins Sans Fronti res.
Stage requis par l tablissement scolaire - sous convention - non r mun r
Dur e : 4 mois (du 1erf vrier au 31 mai). Date id ale de d but de stage mi-janvier si possible.
Lieu de travailM decins Sans Fronti res. Rue de l Arbre B nit 46 1050 Bruxelles.
How to apply:
Comment postuler ?Envoyer un cv et une lettre de motivation Anne-Sophie.email@example.com
Belgium: HEAD OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION (EN - FR/NL)
Closing date: 2016-11-06Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Protection International
Closing date: 06 Nov 2016
Protection International (PI) is recruiting a Head of Financial Management & Administrationbased in Brussels, Belgium.
PI is an international not-for-profit organization (aisbl) under Belgium law. PI sees Human Rights Defenders as agents of change who form a pillar of free and just societies. In many parts of the world the defence of human rights evokes pressure, threats and attacks from state and non-state actors. PI works with the local human rights movement to develop strategies and programmes prevent and counter such counter pressure. It researches strategies and security management tools that protect human rights defenders, and shares its expertise in this area with people at risk due to their human rights work.
PI s mission is three-fold:
- empowering Human Rights Defenders to protect themselves;
- urging state authorities to fulfil their responsibility to protect Human Rights Defenders;
- encouraging other stakeholders to contribute to Human Rights Defenders protection, or at least to respect their right to defend human rights.
PI tailors its approach to local context and profile. It works in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America, with presences in Thailand, Indonesia, Kenya, DR Congo, Colombia, Guatemala, and Belgium (head-office) and staff force of 50 people.
The Head of the Finances & Administration reports to PI s Executive Director and supervises a team of six people: s/he is part of PI s Management Team and works in close collaboration with all thematic units in head office and with PI country representatives in the field.
The Head of Financial Management & Administration Unit is responsible for budgetary planning and providing financial oversight of all financial operations, while supporting the Management Team and field offices in the financial implications of their programming. Together with the team, the Head of Unit is also responsible for human resources, administration and the collection and preparation of the accounts. Envisaged tasks are as follows:
- participating in PI s Management Team by contributing with a financial perspective to the organisation s strategic plan and decision-making processes;
- producing accurate financial reports to Management and Board at specific deadlines;
- signing authority as one of the Legal Representatives of the aisbl;
- supervising staff and work plan of the unit.
- managing the aisbl financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems;
- overseeing budgeting process in relation to PI global budget and project budgets;
- developing financial management mechanisms to minimise financial risks and increase overall financial performance;
- managing bank accounts, payments / treasury and monitoring cash flow;
- analysing major financial trends and advising accordingly;
- reporting on factors influencing financial performance and seeking cost-reduction opportunities;
- liaising with auditors to ensure annual verification of balance and for projects is carried out;
- developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bank manager and statutory organisations such as the Chamber of Commerce, BNB, Public Ministries;
- keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation;
- contributing to the preparation of donor report
- providing strategic advice regarding the setup and maintenance of PI s legal entity aisbl and in the field (PI branches and local entities);
- overseeing staff administration in head office and in collaboration with PI country representatives in the field;
- overseeing logistics and administration (i.e. insurances).
- University degree in accountancy and finance, business/management, economics or related studies is required.
- Minimum seven years of relevant work experience, including at least five years in finance management, preferably with an INGO. Previous experience in financial management with a Belgian INGO and EU funding an asset.
- Experience working on human rights issues is an asset.
Required Skills and Knowledge
- financial and business awareness in the not-for-profit sector;
- excellent communication skills, written and verbal in both English and French or Dutch. Being able to communicate effectively Spanish is an asset;
- high numeracy and sound technical skills;
- problem-solving skills and initiative;
- negotiation skills and the ability to influence others;
- strong attention to detail and an investigative nature;
- good time management skills and the ability to prioritise;
- ability to work as part of a multicultural team and to build strong working relationships;
- ability to lead and motivate others;
- ability to build consensus and sound decision-making in line with functions;
- ability to work under pressure and against deadlines;
- ability to travel overseas;
- IT security management skills are an asset.
One-year, renewable employment contract, governed by Belgian law. Competitive benefits and gross annual salary is in line with the sector, commensurate with skills and experience.
The position is full-time (38 hrs/week under flexible arrangement) and based in Brussels.
Candidates need to qualify for a work-permit in Belgium.
How to apply:
PI promotes gender equality and strongly encourages women applicants to apply for this position.
Send your resume, cover letter and names and contact details of 3 references by 6 November 2016 to the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org, making mention of Head of Financial Management & Administration in the subject line.
Please also include your name in the file name of your application documents, e.g. John_Smith_CV.doc. Do not attach any certificates or references at this stage of the recruitment process.
Application will be reviewed on an on-going basis. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Interviews planned for third week of November 2016. Desired start date: ASAP
Further information about the activities of Protection International can be obtained from www.protectioninternational.orgor by contacting ChKlotz@protectioninternational.org.
Belgium: BUSINESS DEVELOPER for the Macroeconomic Department
Closing date: 2016-11-07Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 07 Nov 2016
ADE Recruitment of a Business developer for the Macroeconomic Department
ADE is a private consultancy company based near Brussels. We support decision-makers in formulating, monitoring, implementing and evaluating public policy choices in various fields. ADE has three main areas of specialisation: public policy evaluation, assistance with macro-economic reforms and regional development, and with rural development and environment. Our main clients are international institutions and agencies, bilateral and multilateral development organisations, and national public institutions (www.ade.eu).
We are currently looking for a Business developerfor our macro-economic reforms and public finance management department.
You will be responsible for securing and developing the Department s existing markets and
for prospecting new ones. You will also manage several of the Department s projects. You
will work under the direct supervision of the Head of the Department.
Your day-to-day work will typically entail:
Market prospects and surveillance, including networking with clients, technical experts and national beneficiaries
Preparation of tenders for various clients, with long/short-term experts, consortium partners and subcontractors (establishing partnerships for new projects, organizing team set-up, designing methodologies, preparing of work plans and budget, reporting etc.)
Contract negotiation, administrative and financial management of projects, and other activities of the department
Involvement in ADE s Nomade network gathering 20 European top macroeconomists
Master s Degree (Finance, Economics or related)
A track record of business successes and at least 5 years of experience in a similar position, preferably in the international development sector, including:
Knowledge of project procurement and funding procedures of international aid agencies, including the EU
Working with international institutions (EU, World Bank, AfDB, ) in the field of macroeconomic reforms and public finance management
Experience in drafting and negotiating contracts and in financial and administrative management of projects
Dynamic team worker, proactive, sharp and mentally agile
Resistant to stress and deadlines, with a high energy level
Available for short travel to developing or EU countries
Fluent spoken and written English and French - Other languages are an asset
A challenging job in a stimulating international environment as part of a company with state-of-the-art expertise in strategic public policy advice
The possibility of exploring new fields of activity for our organisation and of contributing direct to our further development
A high level of responsibilities
A permanent position starting as soon as possible
A complete salary package, including extra legal advantages **
How to apply:
Please send you CV and cover letter by email to Donatienne D sirant, HR Manager(email@example.com) before 7 November 2016. Please indicate in your covering letter the channel through which you learned about this opportunity. CVs without a covering letter will not be considered. The recruitment process will occur in three phases: screening of applications, first round of interviews and, if successful, a second round. Only candidates selected to participate in the first round will receive a reply.
Belgium: Grants Manager
Closing date: 2016-12-31Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Search for Common Ground
Closing date: 31 Dec 2016
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization which promotes peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and in Brussels, Search s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. Search seeks to help conflicting parties understand their differences and act on their commonalities.
For over three decades, Search has been a leader in implementing innovative conflict transformation programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, and in documenting its experiences and evidence for the broader field. With approximately 700 Staff, and offices in 60 cities and in 49 countries around the world, we are a global organization which draws on local insight and in-depth knowledge. Nearly 90% of our Staff work in their home countries, and many more work in their home regions. Search s programs are organized into both geographic regional programs and technical units focused on thematic issues (Media, Youth, Research & Learning, etc.).
The organization is an exciting and rewarding place in which to work, with dedicated and enthusiastic Staff, who are committed to its mission and values. You will be joining a highly motivated team with a good team spirit.
Search in Brussels
Search for Common Ground s Brussels headquarters is a highly effective presence for the organization in the heart of the European Union (EU), the primary purpose of which is to help advance Search s organizational priorities by engaging with, influencing, and fundraising from, the EU and European bilateral governments, which compose Search s largest funding base.
Summary of Position
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) seeks a Grants Manager to be a member of the SFCG Global Finance team. The position holder will work closely with the Brussels office, Washington-based divisions and field-based teams within Search for Common Ground. The position reports to the Controller based in Washington, DC, and will support the work of the Executive Vice President, based in Brussels, Belgium. The purpose of the position is to perform financial management and accounting in a professional, efficient, effective, and compliant manner to maintain and strengthen the effectiveness of the award management life cycle and continue to earn the confidence of donors. The position-holder will assist in managing grants and contracts from the proposal stage to final award close-out, with the primary focus on grants from the European Commission and other multilaterals and European entities. This will include supporting the program teams to design proposal budgets; the preparation of periodic grant financial reports and invoices; ensuring proper management of grants and contracts throughout project implementation, including monitoring burn-rates and cash flow, and providing guidance on how to avoid disallowed costs; monitoring timing and completion of project audits and working with the program implementers to continuously improve the financial grants management and resolve any identified findings; monitoring compliance by reviewing supporting documentation for all project costs, both for corporate and field-based program expenses; and, in addition, will handle special projects as assigned from time to time by the Executive Vice President.
- Manage the assigned portfolio of grants and contracts from the proposal stage to final close-out;
- Play the role of a team leader in working with the finance, grants, and program teams in the country field offices to ensure successful project implementation;
- Contribute to the building of international relationships with internal and external partners;
- Coordinate the designing of grant and contract budgets with field offices, ensuring compliance and financial accuracy and reasonableness, and submit them with recommendations for approval to the Controller;
- Prepare accurate financial reports for timely submission to donors in compliance with the financial reporting requirements of the donor;
- Maintain up-to-date data on the SharePoint Finance portal relating to all proposals and awards in the assigned portfolio;
- Upload final award budgets into the system and manage budget revisions from time to time;
- Manage exchange rate fluctuations proactively with the project managers;
- Monitor spending in relation to budgets within donor specified line-item flexibility;
- Ensure full compliance with corporate policy and donor regulations and stipulations;
- Provide guidance to field offices on contractual and accounting matters;
- Work directly with Regional Finance Managers and Project Finance Managers in Headquarters to ensure accurate and complete accounting on awards;
- Monitor receivables, drawdowns, invoicing and collections from donors on awards in the portfolio;
- Monitor audit requirements and support field offices as needed during the audit engagements;
- Liaise (in consultation with the Project Finance Managers and Controller) with external auditors on the verification of supporting documents for program financial audits;
- Support the Controller and Regional Finance Managers in capacity-building activities for field offices;
- Mentor the Country Finance Managers in EU reporting and grant management skills.
- Develop expertise and train on EU and European government regulations, specifically in the areas of financial policies and transfer knowledge to program and finance staff at Country level.
- Prepare a Field Financial Grants Management Manual for Field Offices on EU grant policies and procedures;
- Work closely with the Washington-based project and finance staff to ensure capture of and proper recordation of Brussels-based office costs into the organizational accounting system;
- Process local payments for the Brussels office running costs under the direction of the Director, Financial Reporting, as may be required;
- Assist with the Belgian regulatory review and support DC and Belgian annual audits, as may be required; and
- Other special projects and duties as assigned from time to time. As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.
- Bachelor s degree in finance, accounting, auditing, or related field;
- Minimum of five years progressive financial and/or grants management experience with an NGO in a similar job capacity;
- Minimum of two years of direct work experience in financial grants management under the regulations of the European Commission, as well as other Multilaterals and Belgian and/or other European Donors;
- Strong grasp of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and experience in compliance with International Accounting Standards (IAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS);
- Experience with US Government grants and contracts management is a plus;
- Ability to efficiently and effectively prepare budgets using Microsoft Excel;
- Ability to monitor and report on project budgets, effectively communicate compliance with donor rules and regulations and aptly liaise with auditors on accounting and grants management issues;
- Solid leadership and strong oral and written communication skills;
- Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines;
- Ability to work well under pressure with strong attention to detail;
- English fluency and French proficiency (including written);
- Ability to travel overseas to SFCG country offices on short notice; and
- Eligibility to work in Belgium.
Commensurate with experience and education, with excellent benefits
How to apply: