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Kyrgyzstan: Civil Action Manager
Closing date: 2016-11-03Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Palladium International
Closing date: 03 Nov 2016
Palladium seeks a Civil Action Manager for its Support to the Parliament/Governance in Action (S2KP/GiA GiA) programme.
If you are energetic, pro-active, curious and eager to learn ways of "doing development differently," this job may be for you. S2KP/GiA has a duration of four years. Implemented by Palladium and funded by DFID, it will use politically smart and adaptive programming to promote inclusive economic growth in Kyrgyzstan. Palladium will work with the Kyrgyz Parliament, non-state actors, and Government to address the collective action problems that constrain inclusive economic growth. The main expected results of the programme are strengthened parliamentary systems and capacity, and more constructive engagement between non-state actors and the state on issues of policy, planning and budgeting related to inclusive growth.
Working under the Team Leader, the Civil Action Manager will take responsibility for output three 'Action to target citizens' priority needs including corruption and other constraints to inclusive growth'. She/he will coordinate coalition building between non-state actors on issues of concern and facilitate their effective engagement with parliament. This will involve facilitating a broad range of non-state actors including business associations and farmer groups.
The position will be based in Bishkek with travel to regions.
Specific responsibilities will include:
- Helping to design and manage an effective workplan for output three related activities.
- Facilitating groups of non-state actors to identify feasible strategies to address relevant constraints to inclusive growth, and then facilitating these groups to implement their strategies
- Maintaining effective relations and lines of communication with non-state actors, including business associations. Designing, maintaining and updating a database of non-state actors.
- Day-to-day management of relevant short term technical assistance
- Working closely with the ME&L Advisor to ensure data is being recorded on the effectiveness of support to address citizen priorities
- Active participation in quarterly strategic meetings to re-orientate programming if required
- Evaluate performance of stuff under direct supervision on regular basis and during annual performance review. Discuss with staff strengths and areas for improvement.
- A total of at least 5 years' relevant experience. Relevant experience includes work with Kyrgyz non-state actors such as business associations; and/or work with elected politicians and local officials to foster engagement and interaction with citizens.
- Experience working with government officials in planning, policy or budgeting processes
- Fluent in Kyrgyz, Russian and English.
- Experience working on donor programmes to strengthen responsive government.
- Word, Excel.
- Bachelor's Degree in Economics, International Development, Public Administration.
- Excellent English language writing skills. (Please provide 1-5 page writing sample)
- Experience working with DFID
- Experience supporting processes related to the ability of parliamentary committees to scrutinise policies, budgets etc; and those related to engagement between parliamentarians and their constituents
- Strong understanding of economic and social constraints to growth in Kyrgyzstan; familiarization with leading specialists in economic sectors and with leading donors organizations producing information about economic development in Kyrgyzstan.
- Familiarity with database software and design and maintenance of database for program information.
- Master's Degree in Economics, International Development, Public Administration.
How to apply:
Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=ay5rYXVmbWFuLjAzMTAzLjM4MzBAcGFsbGFkaXVtLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ
National Professional Officer, Communicable Diseases (Kyrgyzstan)
Closing date: 2016-11-13Application : Apply for the job
The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No:EURO/16/FT641
Title: National Professional Officer, Communicable Diseases (Kyrgyzstan)
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract: 12 months (* see under additional information)
Date:19 October 2016
Application Deadline:13 November 2016
(24 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications
Duty Station:Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Organization unit:EU Europe (EU) /
EURO Europe Regional Office (EU/RGO)
WHO Country Office in Kyrgyzstan / DEC - Division of Health Emergencies & Communicable Diseases
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME :
The WHO Country Office supports the Member State to shape its health policy in line with WHO's principles and values and advocates for an integrated approach to health development. By means of a single, unified and functionally integrated country representation, WHO facilitates the implementation of the BCA with the Member State and its corresponding country workplan.
As part of the overall BCA priorities, and within the context of the strategic objective to reduce the health, social and economic burden of communicable diseases, the WHO Country Office in Kyrgyzstan supports the Ministry of Health in developing policies and strategies for maximizing the delivery and use of vaccines of public health importance, in acquiring the necessary skills, competence and infrastructure to implement these policies and strategies and achieve diseases control, elimination and eradication targets.
Description of duties:
Under the guidance of the WR/Head of WHO Country Office and the Programme Manager, VPI/DCH, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
- To give specific support to regional projects, including support to countries in capacity-building.
- To coordinate with MOH counterparts joint actions such as working groups, roundtables, meetings to facilitate vaccines and immunization projects implementation process at national and district levels, with emphasis on documenting experience for later review.
- To facilitate smooth information flow of BCA and other VPI activities between MOH and other involved institutions through sharing of reports, meetings etc.
- To deal with and facilitate the missions for WHO staff and external consultants addressing vaccines and immunization programme areas, monitoring and following- up their recommendations.
- Jointly with MOH counterparts, to undertake regular monitoring of the implementation of BCA and VPI and Country Office work plans.
- To facilitate partnership and coordination between MOH and partners involved in vaccines and immunization programme areas.
- To draft/write regular reports and updates to WHO/CO and to the Vaccine-preventable Diseases and Immunization Programme management.
- To provide assistance in other communicable disease areas under guidance and approval of line management.
Essential: University degree in medicine or other relevant health related university degree.
Desirable: Post graduate training in public health, communicable diseases or a related subject.
WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an accredited institution.
- Knowledge and/or experience in public health with emphasis on communicable diseases control and vaccinations, and related issues.
- Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
- Excellent computer skills including office software applications.
1) Communicating in a credible and effective way: To speak and write clearly, adapting communication style and content so they are appropriate to the need of intended audience, and conveys information and opinions in a structured and credible way. Ability to write in a clear and concise manner.
2) Producing results: To demonstrate a systematic and efficient approach to work, producing high-quality and workable solutions to meet objectives. To monitor own progress against objectives, taking corrective action and responsibility for own work. Ability to identify priorities and adapt them to realistic objectives/timelines.
3) Moving forward in a changing environment: To be receptive to new and innovative ideas and working methods, and support changes as opportunity for improvement. To proactively seek and apply new methods and technologies to improve work process. Excellent organization and analytical skills, complemented by sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multicultural environment.
4) Fostering integration and teamwork: To promote information sharing, ensuring that all concerned are aware of specific situations, problems and needs with a view to achieve results and meet objectives. Willingness to share workload with others. Flexibility and adaptability.
See WHO Global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/competencies/en/
Essential: At least 4 years' experience in the implementation of vaccination programmes or control of communicable diseases activities, in a public health context.
Desirable: Experience of working with WHO programme in communicable diseases or vaccination.
Essential: Excellent knowledge (advanced level) of Russian and English, and knowledge (basic level) of the local language.
Desirable: Knowledge (basic level) of other WHO/EURO official language: Russian, French or German.
This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of KYRGYZSTAN will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of KYRGYZSTAN will not be considered. Please REFRAIN from applying if you are not a national of KYRGYZSTAN.
(*) Extension of appointment is subject to a) satisfactory performance, b) continued need for the function, and c) availability of funds.
Similar positions at the same grade may be filled using this vacancy notice.
Long-listed candidates may be contacted to sit a written test or presentation prior to final short-listing. This does not preclude a written test or presentation prior to final interview.
In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and these will be reviewed individually.
Annual salary:(Net of tax)
USD 24,331 at single rate
USD 348 pr child up to max 6 children with primary dependants
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