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|[Saved] Honduras: Chief of partyClosing date: 2016-10-31Organization: Chemonics Share|
|[Saved] Administrator (PWR/HON)Closing date: 2016-11-08Organization: WHO Share|
|[Saved] Honduras: Regional HR Operations ManagerClosing date: 2016-11-12Organization: Creative Associates International Share|
|[Saved] Honduras: Chief of Party, HondurasClosing date: 2016-11-25Organization: TechnoServe Share|
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Honduras: Senior school based violence prevention advisor
Closing date: 2016-10-31Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 31 Oct 2016
Chemonics seeks a senior school-based violence prevention advisor for the anticipated five-year USAID School-Based Violence Prevention Activity in Honduras. The project aims to establish safe schools that promote positive youth development in high-risk municipalities. It will address school-based violence that impedes the delivery of education; support improving access, retention, and learning; and contribute to violence prevention in target communities. The project will strengthen local networks that increase school safety, strengthen child protection systems to prevent and respond to school-based violence and gender-based violence, and improve services provided to students in conflict with the law. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
- Provide overall technical oversight and guidance to the project
- Provide technical expertise on all aspects of violence reduction within school settings and on developing and measuring resilience within the education ecosystem
- Ensure complementarity of activity approaches related to education and security, integrating best practices and research from both fields
- Integrate key elements of conflict analysis, disaster risk analysis, resilience analysis, and violence/citizen security analysis within the project
- Guide strategic planning and implementation of activities using appropriate tools from security and education to achieve a cohesive plan for social transformation in adverse education settings
- Provide managerial and technical support to the chief of party, assisting in areas including project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications
- Serve as the project's key liaison with USAID, government counterparts, and local partners; collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
- Master's degree in education management, political science, public policy, measurement and evaluation in education, community and organizational development, resilience, security and justice sector, criminology, trauma, anthropology, sociology, youth development, gender violence, conflict resolution, or a related field; doctoral degree preferred
- Minimum 10 years of professional experience working in school-based violence prevention or violence prevention programs in conflict and crisis situations, preferably in Central America
- Minimum five years of professional experience in leadership role in school-based violence or violence prevention programs
- Experience working in Central America in related topics
- Proven track record and experience in project design, policy dialogue, and strategic planning and implementation of school-based management and community participation
- Proven track record of developing collaborative working environments involving multiple stakeholders
- Established relationships with networks, research/academic institutions, and implementing organizations in the field of violence prevention in conflict and crisis
- Demonstrated experience interacting with government agencies, civil society stakeholders, and international donor agencies; USAID experience preferred
- Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills
- Familiarity with the political and social context in Honduras strongly preferred
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Experience in education and positive youth development projects in challenging emergency and conflict situations
- Experience in developing and/or implementing successful school-based violence prevention programs for school faculty and students, parents, government, and civil society
- Experience working in high-risk urban areas with gang violence
- Professional proficiency in Spanish required; English proficiency preferred
How to apply:
Send electronic submissions including your CV and cover letter (and references if applicable) to firstname.lastname@example.org October 31, 2016. Please include "senior advisor" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Honduras: Chief of party
Closing date: 2016-10-31Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 31 Oct 2016
Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated five-year USAID School-Based Violence Prevention Activity in Honduras. The project aims to establish safe schools that promote positive youth development in high-risk municipalities. It will address school-based violence that impedes the delivery of education; support improving access, retention, and learning; and contribute to violence prevention in target communities. The project will strengthen local networks that increase school safety, strengthen child protection systems to prevent and respond to school-based violence and gender-based violence, and improve services provided to students in conflict with the law. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
- Provide overall technical and administrative leadership and expertise
- Serve as the primary authority for all decision-making related to the project
- Serve as the project's key liaison with USAID/Honduras on management and technical matters, as well as key relevant stakeholders and other implementing partners
- Ensure that the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements
- Coordinate and manage the relationship with numerous government institutions and senior-level national and county-level government officials
- Supervise technical assistance team to ensure a focus on core results, achievement of work plan and targets, and timely implementation
- Collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
- Master's degree in public administration, international development, education management, or other social science or related discipline
- Minimum 15 years of international development experience with relevant management, supervisory, and technical experience working with a program of a similar scope to this project
- Ability to work in complex, politically charged, unstable environments and across different cultures to lead diverse teams in delivering impact within agreed timelines
- Minimum 10 years of experience in a senior management or leadership role such as project director, chief of party, or deputy chief of party
- Minimum five years in education in crisis and conflict zones, citizen security, positive youth development, or a field that is directly related to school-based violence prevention
- Experience managing international development donor-funded projects experience managing international development donor-funded projects
- Experience working with government systems related to education, governance, and crime and violence reduction
- Proven track record and experience in project design, policy dialogue, and strategic planning and implementation of programming to address education in crisis and violence reduction through school settings
- Experience working in Latin America required, minimum five years of experience in Central America preferred
- Strong interpersonal, communications, and presentation skills
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Experience managing education projects in high-risk urban areas with gang violence
- Experience with local government capacity building and local service delivery improvement
- Experience managing large, multimillion dollar complex projects; experience managing projects valued at $20 million or more preferred
- Advanced proficiency in English and Spanish required
How to apply:
Send electronic submissions including your CV and cover letter (and references in applicable) to email@example.com October 31, 2016. Please include "Chief of Party" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Closing date: 2016-11-08Application : Apply for the job
Vacancy Notice No:PAHO/16/FT618
Title: Administrator (PWR/HON)
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract: Two years, first year probationary period.
Date:11 October 2016
Application Deadline:8 November 2016
(27 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications
Duty Station:Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Organization unit:AM Americas (AM) /
AMRO Americas Regional Office (AM/RGO)
PAHO/WHO Representative (PWR/HON) Administration (AM)
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME :
To ensure the Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization - PAHO/WHO - country program of technical cooperation and its country presence provide adequate support to the national health development process and, at the same time, enable the country/ies of assignment to shape the subregional, regional, and global health agendas. The PAHO/WHO Country Office is the basic organizational unit for technical cooperation with the country/ies, drawing on PAHO/WHO resources at all levels and parts of the Organization.
Description of duties:
Under the direct supervision of the PAHO/WHO Representative (PWR), and the general guidance of the Director of Administration (AM), the incumbent assists in the planning, organization, operation, and evaluation of the PWR Office and Subregional Office administrative services and is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties:
a) Implement PAHO standard systems, norms and procedures for the administration of human, financial and material resources of the PWR Office, as well as for the control and evaluation of such processes;
b) Collaborate with the PWR in the planning, organization, operation, and evaluation of administrative services, as part of the biennial work planning and HR planning exercises;
c) Participate in the implementation and development of the Organization's technical cooperation projects and activities for PWR by planning and controlling all financial and administrative services/support required;
d) Formulate general and specific budgetary estimates for regular and extra budgetary funded projects; plan, organize and monitor the application, control and accounting of approved budgetary allocations by programs;
e) Administer, control, and disburse funds within the approved budgetary allocation as approved by the corresponding manager, and PWR, in accordance with established regulations and procedures and within the authority delegated;
f) Administer personnel policies and apply established regulations, rules and procedures concerning recruitment, appointment, benefits, and other personnel matters, including issues related to immunities and privileges as they apply to international staff as well as local labor legislation as it applies to locally recruited administrative personnel, contractual services and special service agreements;
g) Supervise the computerized administrative activities of the Office, manage coordination of the office systems with the corporate Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (PMIS); monitor the development of new systems software and the preparation of the corresponding operation standards and procedures manuals in accordance with corporate IT Governance processes; ensure that the appropriate systems administrative and maintenance tasks are performed; assist in the maintenance of the Office's computerized information systems in accordance with corporate standards;
h) Develop and recommend annual staff development programs in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Office's administrative and managerial capability; plan and organize the implementation of approved training; participate or provide training in subjects related to administration;
i) Brief and guide project managers and other personnel of national, subregional and regional projects with respect to the management of all administrative operations and services; ensure that pertinent rules and regulations of the Organization, as well as conditions of agreements with donors and the government are observed;
j) Prepare confidential correspondence, special reports, questionnaires, evaluations, and justifications related to specific and general administrative tasks within the area of responsibility;
k) Coordinate the periodic collection and analysis of pertinent economic and financial data in order to recommend rates or adjustments to rates for special service agreements, special contractual arrangements, agreements with donors, other participating institutions, etc.;
l) Coordinate joint services with UN agencies administrative teams, where applicable;
m) Develop, implement and ensure institutional/organizational security measures are complied with in accordance with corporate security standards;
n) Monitor and coordinate the upkeep and maintenance of the premises with service providers and Government counterparts as per contracts, basic and lease agreements for the property;
o) Assist the Representative and the technical advisors in the active search of funding for priority projects in the country; participate in meetings with donors; prepare presentations and necessary documents for obtaining financing;
p) Coordinate and provide supervision to the administrative operation of PALTEX;
q) Ensure basic program and budget management functions, in particular follow-up of program implementation, human resources plan and operational plan;
r) Participate in technical-administrative meetings and contribute to the efficient and timely implementation of the technical cooperation program;
s) Participate in monitoring meetings related to the execution/implementation of national voluntary contribution (NVC) agreements and projects;
t) Supervise staff assigned to the Administrative Team, establish clear work objectives, conduct timely and effective performance appraisals, provide coaching and feedback, and support staff development opportunities;
u) Perform other related duties, as assigned.
Essential: A bachelors degree in business, public administration, finance, economics, or a related field from an accredited university.
Desirable: A masters degree in public administration, business administration or related field from an accredited university 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: Operates in a fair, consistent and equitable manner, and displays such behavior by example. Ensures that the mission and the values of the Organization as well as the setting in which projects will be carried out are the drivers in one's technical work. Understands the results required and performs to that standard. 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.
-- Performance management: Displays self-initiative toward measurable improvement. Contributes to the development and implementation of realistic and achievable work plans. Evaluates development in terms of the completed objectives. Is capable of achieving objectives and goals in a constant and systematic way. Discusses suggestions for improvement. Recognizes the needs for development and orients on how to improve.
-- Teamwork: Promotes team work and leads one's area to finish tasks and accept responsibility. Creates a positive environment within the area of work. Makes everyone feel like they are part of the team as well as welcomes and appreciates everyone's ideas and suggestions. Able to see the positive aspects of working as a team, shares the team's enthusiasm for achieving mutual goals.
-- Administrative support for technical cooperation interventions: Utilizes a cross organizational perspective to provide administrative advice and support to the technical cooperation teams. Leads a solutions-based approach to resolving challenges. Employs an integrated approach to gain an understanding of the complex reality in which the Organization operates.
-- Devising the budget for interventions and cost optimization: Does a complete analysis of the different components of the budget for the intervention plans. Participates in the preparation of budget alternatives for intervention plans, providing input for financial analysis, activity funding, and understanding the implications of the potential results to optimize resource use.
-- Accountability: Identifies, in conjunction with management, specific activities, processes jobs that require defined accountability, linking them to accountability strategies and objectives. Revises periodically progress made in the established work plan with his/her supervisor. Constantly reaches their objectives.
-- Expertise in administration, budget planning and programming, financial/accounting administration, local and international human resources management, security, travel arrangements, general services, procurement, and other related administrative services and operations.
-- Thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of managerial principles and practices, as well as good judgment to plan and execute tasks and to supervise subordinates.
-- Thorough theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in handling financial, personnel, and administrative problems, and be able to maintain good working relationships with government authorities and officials from donors, host government, and other participating institutions.
-- Strong technical, analytical and conceptual skills; demonstrated ability to assess, analyze, synthesize and provide recommendation on key managerial and administrative issues;
-- Ability to integrate managerial and administrative inputs into recommendations for decision-making process; ability to manage multiple issues and tasks in a complex organizational environment;
-- Strong professional oral and writing skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and other 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, Outlook and SharePoint. Other IT skills and knowledge of other software programs such as Visio, Microsoft and Project would be an asset.
Essential: Seven years of combined national and international professional experience in administration, with supervisory responsibilities in budget, finance, personnel, procurement, or general services. Experience should include supervision of staff, experience with corporate ERP systems, and management of corporate resources.
Desirable: Experience in applying UN procedures and policies for disaster preparedness, emergency response, and for safety / security matters would be an asset.
Very good knowledge of Spanish or English with 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 $57,379.00 at single rate
US $61,470.00 with primary dependants
Post Adjustment:28.5 % 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.
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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.
Honduras: Regional HR Operations Manager
Closing date: 2016-11-12Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Creative Associates International
Closing date: 12 Nov 2016
Position Location:Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, the Regional HR Operations Manager will drive consistency and effectiveness in HR Operations policies and practices to ensure effective, strategic and efficient delivery of local HR Operations within Honduras, and increasingly activities in Latin America & Caribbean region. Working directly with local HR Managers and project staff, the Regional HR Manager will provide strategic guidance and support in the areas of employee relations issues, local compensation planning, performance management, key HR disciplinary processes, employee benefits, recruitment and proposal capture. The Regional HR manager will also manage the Honduras and progressively regional talent strategy with respect to compensation, hiring, retention, employee development.
Reporting & Supervision:
Reporting directly to the Director, Global HR Operations this role will work to support the Practice Area Directors and will collaborate and interact regularly with the COPs and HQ program teams they support.
Regional Human Resources Operations & Capacity Building
- Identify, train and advise a capable Human Resources Professional in each field office to serve as the leader for Human Resources in the field office;
- Provide operational HR support to field HR teams and project leadership while supporting the HR planning process for effective HR programing in the region;
- Partner with program and functional leaders within the region to understand the areas of greatest HR needs in the field offices, and develop a plan and resources to support these needs;
- Provide ongoing training and support to field office leaders and staff on HR management;
- Provide project start-up and close-out support;
- Lead local regional performance management and succession planning annual review process. Provide strategic advice on performance management and career development to key program stakeholders to strengthen the links between individual performance and delivery of strategic priorities;
- Ensure quality new hire orientations and on-boarding practices across the region that help integrate new hires successfully into Creative; develop materials that can be adapted for use in local hire orientations;
- Analyze regional trends and metrics in partnership with the Global HR Division to develop solutions, programs and policies;
- In consultation with Global HR Director/Security, manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations as necessary;
- Maintain in-depth knowledge of country legal requirements related to management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with HQ Global HR and the legal department as needed/required;
- Oversee UltiPro data/employment administration processes to ensure data integrity;
- Work closely with regional HR managers, program/functional leaders and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention;
- Mentors and coaches local HR staff;
- Other duties as assigned
Regional Human Resources Compliance
- Provide coaching and support for Regional HR Managers and their staffs to build the required culture, values and ethical compliance.
- Identify areas of need and drive the plan for full regional compliance;
- Ensure a plan exists in each field office to achieve full compliance with local employment laws; support and monitor plans as necessary;
- Ensure field office HR systems, including manuals, policies and procedures, are developed, continuously monitored and updated and are compliant with local laws, HQ standards and HR best practices;
- Conduct field office audits to ensure HR compliance with Creative standards and procedures;
Training & Development
- Partner with HQ program and functional teams to plan training/development for employees and managers in support of program business objectives, corporate programs and career planning.
Regional HR Talent Management & Recruitment
- Work in partnership with project HR staff and managers and US hiring managers to attract key talent and acquire a highly talented and diverse workforce;
- Ensure transparent and legally compliant full-cycle recruitment process is in place for each project and is consistent with Creative hiring guidelines.
- Provide regional surge recruitment as necessary.
Regional HR Business Development - Capture
- Coordinate the preparation of HR programs and tools (compensation and benefits programs, Employee Handbooks, SOPs, manuals, management guidelines, and other HR infrastructure) to support proposals and new projects.
- Recruit local staff in support of new business development efforts.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
- Bachelor s degree and 6 years related HR experience; MA degree or a Law Degree with emphasis in Labor Law and 5 years related HR experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Honduras and multi-country practice, particularly in Central America, will be considered a plus.Working knowledge of and experience in international, regional and national HR.
- Working knowledge of and experience in local labor, particularly in Honduras, and employment laws and legal resources.
- High degree of professionalism and discretion; culturally astute.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, project staff, and clients.
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and Spanish including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships.
- Must be detail oriented and highly organized. Able to support and respond to the needs of the project HR teams as quickly as possible to enable consistent project service delivery
- Must work well under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
- Ability to work independently as well as perform in matrix organization.
- Must possess strong computer skills: ability to work with Microsoft Office product suite and HR systems (UltiPro a plus).
- Strong writing and presentation skills with ability to communicate well within and across diverse groups and perspectives.
- Must have the ability and willingness to travel (up to 30%).
How to apply:
Please apply online: https://rew21.ultipro.com/CRE1010/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*282267393028CC76
Honduras: Chief of Party, Honduras
Closing date: 2016-11-25Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 25 Nov 2016
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agriculture Service is expected to issue a global call for new programs under its Food for Progress program (FFP). FFP helps developing countries and emerging democracies modernize and strengthen their agricultural sectors, with two principal objectives: to improve agricultural productivity and to expand trade of agricultural products. In Honduras, work will focus on coffee, dry beans, and horticulture.
As Chief of Party Honduras you will:
- Provide overall strategic guidance, leadership, management and general technical oversight of the entire program, with a strong focus on achieving defined results.
- Act act as the key liaison with all implementing partners and stakeholders involved with the program.
- Represent the program and present its work regionally/globally to TechnoServe leadership, the donor, partners, and other stakeholders.
- Lead, manage and supervise delivery teams comprising long and short term team members and consortium partners.
- Ensure high-quality monitoring and evaluation of program impact and timely submission of donor reports and deliverables.
You will have:
- A master s degree or equivalent in business, international development, economics, public policy, agricultural economics or other relevant field or a bachelor s degree with 10+ years of experience.
- At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in international development.
- Experience leading and managing large teams with a high level of leadership, interpersonal, technical and analytical experience, as team leader, chief of party or other program director level role.
- Prior work experience or collaboration with private sector companies and businesses.
- Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts and other key stakeholders.
- Experience leading USDA, USAID, DFID or other bilateral-funded projects highly desirable.
- Working proficiency in Spanish and English.
How to apply:
We welcome hearing from qualified and interested applicants. Click Apply Now to complete a short application and upload your resume and cover letter. Due to a high volume of applicants, please understand that we are able to contact only those who meet the minimum qualifications. No phone calls, please.
TechnoServe encourages diversity in all levels and across all facets of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ages, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes.