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|[Saved] Panama: Regional Finance Manager (Americas)Closing date: 2016-11-06Organization: Norwegian Red Cross Share|
|[Saved] Advisor, Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity in SchoolsClosing date: 2016-11-23Organization: WHO Share|
|[Saved] Panama: Lead Medical Provider- FLOATING DOCTORS PANAMAClosing date: 2016-11-30Organization: Floating Doctors Share|
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Panama: Business Process Analyst (PRIMA)
Closing date: 2016-10-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 30 Oct 2016
Position Title : Business Process Analyst (PRIMA) Duty Station : Panama City, Panama Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3 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
The goal of the PRIMA for All IOM project is to contribute to strengthening IOM s position as lead migration agency, by consistently demonstrating transparency and a performance that operationalizes a results-based management approach to programming. Specifically, PRIMA is designed to;
Capture project data and documents throughout the project lifecycle to facilitate monitoring and reporting Provide an online workflow approval process in line with Project Handbook Enhance knowledge sharing capacity in relation to project development and outcomes Aid aggregated reporting of IOM project data
Under the overall supervision of the Business Relationship Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the translation of ideas and business needs into business requirements to facilitate successful implementation PRIMA. S/he will provide support to subject matter experts ensuring that the IOM business requirements for the PRIMA system are aligned with project manager and project developer s requirements, supporting project management and change management in implementing the development of PRIMA for all IOM Projects. S/he will lead and coordinate system testing activities in conjunction with the PRIMA technical development team and will be responsible for tracking and prioritizing with the technical team all the functionality enhancements identified during development and testing.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Ensure that business functional requirements gathered during blueprint are reflected in the design of the system; design/redesign solutions for business functional requirements in consultation with the relevant business entities as well as the technical and development team.
Assist functional, development and technical teams during solution development, and monitor and report progress.
Lead system test efforts: organize system testing workshops; prepare test plans and scripts to confirm system functions as designed; identify, track and monitor the correction of bugs identified during testing; compile test results, and obtain formal sign-off from corresponding business units on the production-ready solution.
Work with the PRIMA subject member expert Group to validate the proposed tools and processes; organize and/or participate in strategic workshops, seminars which are technically or functionally relevant to PRIMA for all IOM projects.
Assist the PM in managing scope by differentiating between system bugs and proposed enhancements. Coordinate with business process owners to prioritize enhancements and development considering other short-term and long-term activities of business analyst, development and technical teams.
Participate in data migration and cut-over activities for compiling and cleansing the master data, ensuring its quality and validating result of upload activities when applicable.
Provide knowledge transfer to Quality Assurance and Support teams.
Ensure go-live and post go-live support is adequately provided. Assist in the conduct of training to actively promote the introduction of the new business solution. Troubleshoot end-user issues, as necessary, and perform assigned User Support activities.
Identify potential risks associated with solution development and enhancement projects, plan mitigation measures and report to Project Management.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Master s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics, Electrical Engineering or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience. Project management certification would be highly advantageous.
At least four years of IOM experience in the development, implementation and management of projects related to migration management and/or emergencies; Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management, such as coordination of working groups and training events; Strong knowledge of the IOM Project Handbook;
Demonstrated understanding of project and quality disciplines; Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application/ operational requirements; Exceptional time management and consultancy skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts; Skills in conducting end user training; Certification on PRINCE2 methodology of project management is an advantage.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French or Spanish 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 2016/214 (P) - Business Process Analyst (PRIMA) (P3) - Panama City, Panama (54871942) Released Posting: Posting NC54882464 (54882464) Released
Panama: Regional Finance Manager (Americas)
Closing date: 2016-11-06Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Norwegian Red Cross
Closing date: 06 Nov 2016
Norwegian Red Cross: Regional Finance Manager (Americas)
Norwegian Red Cross (NorCross) is a member of the world wide Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement working in the fields of relief and assistance and the development of sister Red Cross societies. Norwegian Red Cross has established regional- and country representations, to ensure proximity to key partner Red Cross / Red Crescent societies as well as donors and international partners.
We are now seeking a Regional Finance Manager for the Americas region to be based in Panama City.
The Regional Finance Manager is in charge of coordinating all the financial management and follow-up in the region. He/she has the total overview of the financial situation in the region, and liaises closely with the Programme Finance Coordinator at HQ in Oslo. The position reports to the Americas Regional Representative of NorCross, and is also the Deputy for the Regional Representative, acting in his/her absence on delegated tasks.
Provide technical advice and support to Country Managers in the region on financial matters
Provide financial analysis of the portfolio and ensure financial information flow and budget monitoring throughout the year
Quality assure budgets/plans and financial reports of partner National Societies
Follow-up and monitor procurement processes in the region in accordance with procedures and regulations, including risk management
Coordinate the annual budget process for the region, in line with guidelines from Finance Department at HQ
Request disbursements of funds from HQ based on background documentation from the NS/Country Managers.
Oversee and support the accountants and finance personnel in the region
Contribute to monthly and tertial financial reporting and prognosis based on request from Programme Finance Coordinator
Quality assure financial application and reporting to donors, including audit processes
Validate the monthly reconciliation from country offices
Support the Regional Representative in HR management of the delegates in the region, ensuring the adherence to NorCross HR policies and procedures
Qualifications and Skills - required:
Higher education/ university degree in a relevant field (can be compensated by significant experience)
Minimum 5 years' field experience from humanitarian work, in a relevant field
Minimum 5 yeras' experience in budgeting and budget management
Relevant experience from an advisory role in finance development and risk management
Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.) and accounting software
Excellent level of Spanish and English, oral and verbal
Strong analytical skills
Qualifications and Skills - preferred:
Red Cross /Red Crescent Movement experience
Experience with EU/ ECHO procedures, requirements and reports
Experience in managing procurements and implementing procurement procedures in an unstable and challenging environment
Personal Competencies we are looking for:
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues and/or partners from varied cultures and professional background
Quickly understands and analyses complex issues and problems
Commitment and determination; achieves high quality results
Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to coach and mentor
The successful candidate should be willing to travel in the region and to field sites as needed
A meaningful job in the world's largest humanitarian organization
Salary/benefits according to the Norwegian Red Cross salary system and relevant qualifications
Family posting: Yes
Driving License Class B1 is a requirement for the position
Contract period: 24 months
How to apply:
Gonzalo Atxaerandio, Regional Representative Americas
Advisor, Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity in Schools
Closing date: 2016-11-23Application : Apply for the job
Vacancy Notice No:PAHO/16/FT672
Title: Advisor, Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity in Schools
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract: Two years, first year probationary period. POST OF LIMITED DURATION
Date:26 October 2016
Application Deadline:23 November 2016
(27 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications
Duty Station:Panama City, Panama
Organization unit:AM Americas (AM) /
AMRO Americas Regional Office (AM/RGO)
, Risk Factors and Nutrition (NMH/RF) / Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH)
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME :
The Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH) Department promotes, coordinates, and implements technical cooperation activities, directed at the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases and related risk factors, mental, neurological and substance abuse disorders and disabilities, and promotion of optimal nutrition and road safety, that are evidence-based and appropriate for the political and sociocultural context in which they are implemented. It raises political and public awareness and understanding of the burden of the most common noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and mental disorders, related risk factors and conditions and leads multi-sector and multi-stakeholder strategic and collaborative efforts aimed at strengthening Member States' capacity to promote and protect health through public policies, programs, and services. This will reduce risks and disease burden and contribute to improving the physical, mental, and social well-being of the population.
Description of duties:
Under the general supervision of the Director, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH), and the direct supervision of the Unit Chief, Risk Factors and Nutrition (NMH/RF), and the administrative supervision of the PAHO/WHO Representative (PWR), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following duties:
a) Provide technical cooperation to countries to implement and monitor nutrition programs in accordance with the school nutrition and physical activity strategies of the Global and Regional Action Plans for Noncommunicable Diseases and the Plan of Action for the Prevention of Obesity in Children and Adolescents; advise and support the work plan related to school nutrition and physical activity;
b) Provide technical and policy advice, and disseminate best practices to other regional and country advisors to build country capacity to develop and implement national intersectoral and interprogramatic policies, plans and programs, norms and guidelines on school nutrition and physical activity;
c) Plan and provide direct technical collaboration to Member States for the development of policies, programs and interventions on school nutrition and physical activity;
d) Develop and strengthen the dialogue, interaction and actions with other governmental sectors, United Nations (UN) agencies, academia, civil society and private industry (without conflict of interest) in order to foster a social basis for fulfillment of national commitments for school nutrition and physical activity;
e) Provide technical cooperation to foster the design, planning and implementation of school and community-based interventions to improve diet and physical activity;
f) Provide technical cooperation to foster the design and implementation of evaluations to asses the impact of policies and programs to improve school nutrition and physical activity;
g) Promote and guide the incorporation of indicators on school nutrition and physical activity in the national health surveillance systems; provide models and support countries in the uses of data for decision-making, perform situation and trend analyses;
h) Integrate relevant technical facts, review and analyze data, consolidate and disseminate technical and scientific information related to school nutrition and physical activity throughout the Organization and at country level; identify research priorities and promote epidemiological, behavioral and management studies in school nutrition and physical activity;
i) Prepare proposals and projects to mobilize resources for advancing the agenda on school nutrition and physical activity, and stimulate the mobilization of national and international resources to support regional and country efforts in these areas; mobilize international and national political, technical and financial resources and extra-budgetary funds in support of national and regional programs;
j) Expand and manage the networks of experts, collaborating centers and inter-country cooperation strategies to develop and implement interdisciplinary training research and program development;
k) Collaborate in the preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Organization's Strategic Plan, emphasizing activities under the associated area of strategic work objectives; promote greater effectiveness of program activities and appropriate resource utilization; collect and consolidate regional information to respond to WHO's requests for information;
l) Represent the Organization at national and regional technical meetings and in inter-agency consultations on areas of responsibility;
m) Develop, define and establish the objectives, strategy, plan and budget for school nutrition and physical activity; formulate and recommend policies, plans, strategies, and budgets in support of the Governing Bodies' mandates related to the work on school nutrition and physical activity; report to Governing Bodies, through executive presentations and reports, on the status or results of relevant activities;
n) Participate in team-based project development and execution of the program of work and the preparation of the biennial work plan (BWP) and related budgets, work plans, progress reports, periodic analytical reports to donors, and briefing books;
o) When called upon to directly supervise staff, establish clear work objectives, conduct timely and effective performance appraisals, provide coaching and feedback, and support staff development opportunities;
p) Perform other related duties, as assigned.
Essential: A bachelor's degree in nutrition or health and a master's degree in public health, epidemiology or related field from a recognized university.
Desirable: A Ph.D. degree in a nutrition-related field; additional studies in school nutrition and physical activity and curriculum development would be an asset.
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/
-- Intrainstitutional Action: Leads team efforts toward full understanding of the policies the organization must operate within as well as the Standard of Conduct for the International Civil Service. Leads employees and co-workers toward operating in a fair, consistent and equitable manner, and displays such behavior by example. Behaves consistently in accordance with the Code of Ethics of the Organization.
-- Analysis, Synthesis, and Forecasting: After analyzing situations on the basis of the available evidence and knowledge, leads one's area of responsibility toward individual and collective actions. Encourages the importance of continual analysis. Verifies and promotes that action is taken in situations that will require future intervention, based on ongoing analysis. Leads others in decisions needed to implement required actions. Is capable of anticipating the implications of analyzed situations between one and two years ahead.
-- Teamwork: Embraces and leads consensual decision-making, that is, leading the fulfillment of team decisions, even when they may not fully coincide with one's own opinions or proposals. Knows how to manage difficult team situations and promotes consensus building. Takes responsibility for the team's successes and failures.
-- Leadership: Uses complex strategies to promote team morale and productivity. Obtains needed personnel, resources and information for the team. Makes sure the practical needs of the team are met.
-- Information Management: Processes and analyzes the data objectively, presenting it clearly and equitably. Leads the effort to acquire relevant and selected information that facilitates the achievement of organizational results. Evaluates/leads the evaluation of information systems on the basis of its advantages/disadvantages for processing information relevant to the area of work.
-- Knowledge Management: Supports and develops networked and community working. Identifies, develops and nurtures networks and communities. Identifies and builds on working networks that enable knowledge and information flow. Designs and implements knowledge and information services. Enables utilization of knowledge and information sources. Delivers relevant knowledge and information in most appropriate form. Participates in and learns from networked and community approaches.
-- Thinking, planning and the strategic management of technical cooperation interventions: Selects priority ideas for executing the interventions after anticipating their potential problems and solutions. Participates in the preparation of strategic plans, providing input about their impact, quality, critical points, and risks.
-- Evaluation of technical cooperation interventions: Evaluates criteria for the interventions at the process, management, and outcome level, in addition to technical cooperation evaluation plans, in keeping with the PAHO's strategic direction.
-- Resource Mobilization: Works in an objective manner to obtain and apportion resources (financial and non-financial) according to need. Supports and advises technical areas to enable best use of resources are aligned with the mission and vision of the Organization. Is able to work in a multicultural environment. Is flexible and has the ability to work well under pressure. Is able to give feedback to partners within and outside the organization about the use of the resources and the results acquired.
- Extensive knowledge of current and new concepts in school nutrition and physical activity, including school lunch programs, sale of competitive foods, school nutrition curricula, school gardens and physical activity programs.
- Familiarity with different regional networks for school nutrition and physical activity and school nutrition programs fostered by different United Nations agencies.
- Technical expertise in the development of policies and programs, and the ability to negotiate and coordinate with all relevant sectors of government, especially Ministries of Education, the private sector (where appropriate), international agencies and organized community groups.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and advocate within health and with non-health actors to address the causative role of school nutrition and physical activity to human development and overweight/obesity and NCD prevention.
- Sound technical expertise and ability to plan strategically to strengthen technical cooperation programs.
- Demonstrated ability to provide professional leadership to strategic, organizational, managerial and analytic work in school nutrition and physical activity.
- Mature judgment, strong technical, analytical, conceptual, interpersonal and communication skills to deal with difficult situations, sensitive issues, establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different professional levels, discipline, nationalities, and cultural background. Management of health systems organization and administration.
- Demonstrated fundraising skills, grant writing and mobilization of resources (including fundraising and partner collaboration) and familiarity with financial management.
- Strong professional oral and writing skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization.
Demonstrated ability to effectively use a computer and utilize software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook. Other IT skills and knowledge of other software programs for Statistical Analysis, Data Exploratory Analysis and Project Management will be an asset.
Essential: Nine years of combined national and international experience in the Americas in the development, design and implementation of nutrition policies, programs and strategies.
Desirable: Specialized experience in school nutrition and physical activity and prevention of overweight/obesity would be an asset.
Very good knowledge of English or Spanish, with a working knowledge of the other language. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.
PAHO OFFERS AN ATTRACTIVE COMPENSATION PACKAGE INCLUDING AN ANNUAL NET SALARY AND POST ADJUSTMENT, WHICH REFLECTS THE COST OF LIVING IN A PARTICULAR DUTY STATION AND EXCHANGE RATES (SUBJECT TO MANDATORY DEDUCTIONS FOR PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS AND HEALTH INSURANCE). OTHER BENEFITS INCLUDE: 30 DAYS ANNUAL LEAVE, DEPENDENCY BENEFITS, PENSION PLAN AND HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME. BENEFITS FOR INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED STAFF MAY INCLUDE HOME LEAVE, TRAVEL AND REMOVAL EXPENSES ON APPOINTMENT AND SEPARATION, EDUCATION GRANT FOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN, ASSIGNMENT GRANT AND RENTAL SUBSIDY.
CANDIDATES APPOINTED TO AN INTERNATIONAL POST WITH PAHO ARE SUBJECT TO MOBILITY AND MAY BE ASSIGNED TO ANY ACTIVITY OR DUTY STATION OF THE ORGANIZATION THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.
ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AN ON-LINE PERSONAL HISTORY FORM TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POST.
CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED ONLY IF THEY ARE UNDER SERIOUS CONSIDERATION. A WRITTEN TEST AND/OR INTERVIEW WILL BE HELD FOR THIS POST. THE POST DESCRIPTION IS THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTATION FOR ORGANIZATIONAL PURPOSES.
Annual salary:(Net of tax)
US $69,032 at single rate
US $74, 130 with primary dependants
Post Adjustment:36.8 % of the above figure(s). This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.
Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable WHO to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.
WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Currently accepting applications
PAHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
Panama: Lead Medical Provider- FLOATING DOCTORS PANAMA
Closing date: 2016-11-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Floating Doctors
Closing date: 30 Nov 2016
We are looking for experienced and motivated people to coordinate and lead the medical staff and volunteers and to work with our Operations Managers to supervise program activities for Floating Doctors, Panama.
Minimum Commitment:4 Months
Start Date:February 2016
Benefits:Housing, Meals, weekly living stipend
- Working closely with the Operations Director and Team Leaders in planning and overseeing mobile clinics and other projects in Panama
- Managing day clinics and multi-day deployments
- Prioritizing and coordinating patient referrals/follow-ups
- Responsibility for training and supervising the medical providers
- Working with communities to identify and initiate potential projects and opportunities
- Acting as Floating Doctors' medical representative with the Ministry of Health and local organizations
- Identifying areas for improvement and/or development and implementing appropriate policy/infrastructure changes with the approval of the President and Operations Director
- Fully registered doctor, NP, PA, or APN with a minimum of 2 years clinical experience
- Prior experience working / volunteering in a developing country (not required but is preferred)
- Evidence of the ability to lead a team and experience in teaching and managing personalities.
- Availability for a minimum of 4 months.
- Working knowledge of Spanish
- Training or special interest in Tropical medicine an advantage but not required
How to apply:
For inquiry into this position, please contact our Director of Volunteer Resources, Jolie LaBrot, at email@example.com.
Panama: Asesor/a Voluntario/a para Servicios Legales y Comunitarios, Asylum Access Panamá
Closing date: 2017-02-15Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Asylum Access
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017
Posici n:Asesor/a Voluntario/a para Servicios Legales y Comunitarios
Lugar:Ciudad de Panam , Panam
Fecha de incorporaci n:Se aceptan solicitudes continuamente
Asylum Access Panam (AAP) es una organizaci n sin nimo de lucro que opera en Panam desde febrero de 2015, cuyo objetivo es hacer realidad los derechos de las personas refugiadas en las leyes, pol ticas y pr cticas. AAP tiene la visi n de un mundo donde las personas refugiadas sean consideradas como personas con derechos y no solamente con necesidades.
AAP trabaja a trav s de estrategias legales desde un enfoque de justicia integral, derechos humanos y g nero. Con una metodolog a basada en el empoderamiento y la participaci n social, promueve que las personas puedan exigir sus propios derechos. Creemos que al empoderar las personas refugiadas para hacer valer sus derechos, podemos apoyar en la creaci n de soluciones duraderas y eficaces.
AAP es parte de Asylum Access Am rica Latina (AALA), trabaja conjuntamente con las oficinas regionales de Asylum Access Ecuador (AAE) y Asylum Access M xico (AAMX) y est afiliada a Asylum Access a nivel global.
Sobre el contexto
Panam alberga aproximadamente 2.665 refugiados reconocidos, 15.000 solicitantes de asilo, y 18.000 personas en necesidad de protecci n internacional. Las personas que huyen del conflicto armado colombiano y sus graves consecuencias humanitarias constituyen aproximadamente el 85% del total de solicitantes de asilo. El 15% de las dem s personas en necesidad de protecci n internacional comprende personas cubanas, venezolanas y africanas que huyen de persecuciones pol ticas y conflictos armados. Por ltimo, hay un incremento de personas refugiadas procedentes del Tri ngulo Norte (El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras), por persecuci n por motivos de g nero, orientaci n sexual e identidad, por manos del crimen organizado, narcotr fico y maras.
Sobre nuestro programa de voluntariado
AAP recluta de forma permanente voluntarios/as con pasi n por la justicia social y los derechos humanos. Buscamos un compromiso m nimo de seis meses para trabajar en conjunto con defensores/as de derechos humanos y abogados/as paname os/as. Despu s de un entrenamiento intensivo te rico y pr ctico de 30 horas sobre el derecho internacional y nacional de asilo, los/as voluntarios/as reciben la oportunidad de involucrarse en nuestras reas de trabajo, para hacer realidad los derechos de las personas refugiadas en Panam .
reas de trabajo
- Servicios Legales: Proporcionamos asesor a legal sobre el procedimiento de reconocimiento de la condici n de refugiado/a en Panam , garantizando el cumplimento del debido proceso y el acceso a derechos. Cada asesor/a es responsable por sus propios casos, manejando la preparaci n, entrega y monitoreo de los resultados. Es responsable de la preparaci n, edici n y entrega de documentos legales e investigaci n de informaci n de pa s de origen y derecho al asilo. Actualiza regularmente la informaci n sobre los servicios de las instituciones p blicas y otras organizaciones en la zona. Apoya en cuestiones administrativas.
- Enlace Comunitario: Trabajamos en educaci n en derechos con la comunidad refugiada, la poblaci n local, las instituciones p blicas y privadas, y actores gubernamentales. Cada voluntario/a ser responsable de realizar cl nicas m viles en barrios y comunidades de Ciudad de Panam y el interior del pa s, prestando asesor a legal individualizada y dictando talleres.
- Incidencia Pol tica: Enfocamos nuestra acci n hacia la mejora del debido proceso en los procedimientos de asilo y el acceso a derechos, especialmente el derecho al trabajo de las personas refugiadas. Cada voluntario/a ser responsable de apoyar el/la coordinador/a local a implementar las estrategias de incidencia pol tica de la organizaci n a nivel nacional.
AAP trabaja desde un enfoque integral, que vincula todas nuestras estrategias, transversalizando los enfoques de derechos y g nero. Nuestro trabajo integral ofrece la oportunidad de ganar experiencia y un conocimiento comprensivo del derecho al asilo y distintas metodolog as de trabajo tanto en atenci n individual como grupal. En nuestras oficinas promovemos la cooperaci n y un ambiente multicultural y multidisciplinario.
Ser s parte de una organizaci n que trabaja para los derechos de las personas refugiadas a nivel mundial y de un equipo multidisciplinario y multicultural.
Tendr s la oportunidad de liderar proyectos.
Recibir s tutor a individualizada de un grupo de profesionales con alta experiencia y capacitaciones en temas de inter s.
Despu s de tu experiencia en AAP quedar s conectado/a con una red de defensores de Derechos Humanos, en donde circulan ofertas de trabajo, oportunidades de investigaci n, actualizaciones y mucho m s en materia de asilo en todo el mundo.
Espa ol a un nivel profesional es requerido
Preferentemente, licenciatura en Derecho, Ciencias Pol tica, Relaciones Internacionales, Ciencias Sociales o carreras afines
Preferentemente experiencia previa o conocimientos en derechos humanos, refugio y/o trabajo con personas en situaci n de vulnerabilidad
Se valorar experiencia previa en trabajo comunitario
Sensibilidad y buena predisposici n para trabajar en equipo y en contextos multiculturales
Disponibilidad para trabajar a tiempo completo (40 horas semanales) y en ocasiones puntuales durante los fines de semana, durante un periodo m nimo de seis meses
Disponibilidad para viajar de manera regular en el interior de Panam
Condiciones del puesto
Las actividades de voluntariado en Asylum Access no son remuneradas; podemos colaborar apoyando a los/as candidatos/as en la b squeda de becas y fuentes de financiaci n. Cada voluntario/a es responsable de la tramitaci n de la visa en el Consulado de su respectivo pa s y puede contar con el apoyo de la organizaci n brindar para emitir todos los documentos necesarios para este proceso.
Fechas de comienzo
Receptamos postulaciones en cualquier momento del a o. Sin embargo, las fechas de comienzo deben ajustarse a las semanas de capacitaci n y formaci n que se tendr n tres veces al a o:
AAP promueve una pol tica de g nero y no discriminaci n en sus procesos de selecci n.
Para m s informaci n visitehttp://asylumaccess.org/work/latin-america/
How to apply:
Para formalizar tu inter s en realizar un voluntariado con nosotros, debes enviarnos:
Carta de motivaci n
Env a todo la siguiente direcci n electr nica firstname.lastname@example.org el asunto: Postulaci n AAP VLA .
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