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AWID Resource Net
Jobs - Issue 312
Monday, May 08, 2006

CONTENTS:

1) Intern: Program Assistant / The Association for Women's Rights in
Development (AWID) / Cape Town, South Africa / Closing Date: June 09,
2006.

2) Senior Gender Equality Advisor / Canadian International
Development Agency (CIDA) / Islamabad, Pakistan / Closing date:
May 19, 2006.

3) National Coordinator, CEDAW South-East Asia Programme / UNIFEM- CEDAW /
Vientiane, Lao PDR / Closing date: May 10, 2006.

4) Summer 2006 Global Trade Program Internship / The Women's Edge
Coalition / Washington, DC, USA / Deadline: June 01, 2006.

5) Communications Associate / Astraea Lesbian Foundation for
Justice / New York, NY, USA.

6) Gender Issues Officer / The Organization for Security and Co-
operation in Europe (OSCE) / Dushanbe, Tajikistan / Closing date:
May 25, 2006.

7) Development Officer / Pro Mujer / New York, NY, USA / Closing
date: June 30, 2006.

8) Gender and Microenterprise Development Specialist / Development
Alternatives, Inc. (DAI) / Afghanistan.

9) Campaign Project Manager - Stop Violence Against Women / Amnesty
International / London, UK / Closing date: May 24, 2006.

10) Deputy Director for HR and Administration / Women for Women
International / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: May 24, 2006.

11) Program Officer - Sexuality and Reproductive Health / The Ford
Foundation / Jakarta, Indonesia / Closing date: May 12, 2006.

12) HIV/AIDS Social Scientist // The International Center for
Research on Women (ICRW) // Washington, DC, USA.

13) HIV/AIDS Research Associate // The International Center for
Research on Women (ICRW) // Washington, DC, USA.

14) International Tsunami Policy Advisor / ActionAid / Colombo, Sri Lanka
/ Closing date: May 15, 2006.

15) Administrative Coordinator / The Abortion Access Project (AAP) /
Cambridge, MA, USA.
_____________________________________________________________________

1) Intern: Program Assistant / The Association for Women's Rights in
Development (AWID) / Cape Town, South Africa / Closing Date: June 09,
2006.

NOTE: Only Canadian citizens or permanent residents eligible to work in
Canada may apply. Those who have participated in CIDA- funded
internships before are not eligible to apply.

THE ORGANIZATION:

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an
international feminist organization working to strengthen the voice,
impact and influence of women's rights advocates, organizations and
movements internationally.

INTERNSHIP DECSRIPTION:

AWID is seeking to hire a CIDA-sponsored intern to support the
organization's work with young feminist activists as well as
supporting the development of a Strategic Initiative on HIV/AIDS.
The internship is an opportunity for a passionate young woman to gain
exposure and professional experience working at progressive
international women's rights organization.  The scope of the intern's work
will be international, and not local or regional in nature.

The intern will be based in AWID's Cape Town Office for the duration of
the 6 month internship. The tentative start date of the internship is:
August 1st 2006.

After completion of their internship, the Intern will have acquired or
enhanced the following skills: gender analysis, strong research and
writing skills, report writing, excellent communication skills, cross
cultural communication, time management/ multi- tasking,
interpersonal/ team building.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direct supervision of a Program Manager, the intern will be
responsible for the following:

Web-based Support:
-   Do research for AWID to supplement resources for young feminist
activists;
-   Identify ways to make AWID's electronic resources more useful for
young feminist activists;

Program Support:
-   Perform tasks to enhance AWID's programmatic activities with
young feminists and HIV/AIDS as identified by the Program Manager;

Research and writing:
-   Conduct research and writing of selected pieces where requested;

The intern will also perform any other tasks as assigned by the
Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The CIDA-sponsored Intern will:
-   Be between the ages of 18 and 29
-   Have a B.A. degree, preferably with a focus on gender and women's
human rights (international development studies, women's studies, or a
related social science field);
-   Be informed, aware and committed to gender and development and
international women's human rights;
-   Have an understanding of ''the issues'' i.e. have an understanding of
race, class, gender, development and women's human rights issues -   Be
committed to the principles and values of feminism and anti- racism;
-   Have strong writing skills, ability to sift through academic
studies across a range of disciplines, and ability to extract
relevant ideas apply them in context;
-   Be a good communicator- able to present your ideas in person,
write them down, and polish them to perfection;
-   Be fluent in English, knowledge of French and/or Spanish an asset -  
Be a proven problem-solver, highly motivated to invent solutions
independently or work closely in a small, loose- knit structure.
-   Be a self-starter, and an independent worker
-   Some experience living and/or working in the Global South is
preferred.

NOTE: Only Canadian citizens or permanent residents eligible to work in
Canada may apply. Those who have participated in CIDA-funded
internships before are not eligible to apply.

TO APPLY:

Please provide answers to the following three questions (answers
should not exceed 4 pages):

1. Why do you want to work for AWID?

2. What are the most important challenges facing the women's
movements globally?

3. What contribution do you think your internship will make in the work of
AWID in general?

Along with your responses to the above questions, please submit a
cover letter and a copy of your CV to AWID to the attention of Sarah
Rosenhek by email, by post, or by fax:

1) E-mail: (srosenhek at awid.org) (include ''CIDA Internship
Application'' in the subject line).

2) Post: Mail your application to Association for Women's Rights in
Development (AWID), 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 150, Toronto, ON, M5T 2C7,
Canada.

3) Fax: 416 594 0330

No phone calls please.

Application CLOSING DATE: 9 June 2006.

To learn more about AWID and our programs, please visit our website at
www.awid.org.
_____________________________________________________________________

2) Senior Gender Equality Advisor / Canadian International
Development Agency (CIDA) / Islamabad, Pakistan / Closing date:
May 19, 2006.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is looking for a
full-time, senior Gender Equality Advisor to work as a Cooperant in
Islamabad, Pakistan, for a two-year period beginning in August or
September of 2006. Applicants must be Canadian citizens.

The Cooperant would be responsible for providing advisory services to the
Government of Pakistan to enhance the earthquake rehabilitation and
reconstruction efforts following last October's devastating
earthquake.

He/She would be required to provide technical support in the context of
ensuring gender dynamics in communities are effectively understood and
addressed as a crucial element of the effective rehabilitation and
reconstruction phases. Given the long-term impact of
reconstruction on affected communities, gender equality
considerations remain extremely important in the rehabilitation and
reconstruction.

While the Government of Pakistan and its partners have access to a number
of technical experts on agriculture, housing, urban
development, water and sanitation, health, and transport etc., it
does not currently have access to adequate gender equality expertise.
Canada has a long-standing reputation as a leading donor on gender
equality in Pakistan and has therefore committed to provide this
technical assistance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The following qualifications are required:

-   Masters or Doctorate-level degree in women's studies and/or
gender studies, or other relevant social sciences such as sociology,
economics, international relations, political studies, or a related
humanities field with a focus on gender equality and women's
rights/empowerment;
-   Senior-level gender equality technical specialist (10 yrs. +); -  
Working experience with recipient governments and donors in the context of
providing technical advisory expertise (3 yrs. +);
-   Working experience of humanitarian assistance and disaster
recovery;
-   Working experience in the region.
-   Canadian Citizenship.

TO APPLY:

CIDA's website (http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca) has further information on
working abroad as a cooperant. You may also request specific terms of
reference and/or forward a resume and cover letter to the
following address:

Canadian International Development Agency
200 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0G4
Attention: Meaghan Byers, Pakistan Program, Asia Branch
Email: (meaghan_byers at acdi-cida.gc.ca)

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS MAY 19, 2006.
_____________________________________________________________________

3) National Coordinator, CEDAW South-East Asia Programme / UNIFEM- CEDAW /
Vientiane, Lao PDR / Closing date: May 10, 2006.

BACKGROUND:

UNIFEM is implementing a four-year programme to strengthen CEDAW in
Southeast Asia. The programme is funded by CIDA (Canadian
International Development Agency, and commenced implementing
activities in late 2004.

This programme is designed to facilitate the realisation of women's human
rights in the Southeast Asian region, through the more
effective implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms
of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in seven countries:
Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Philippines,
Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor) and Vietnam.

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Coordinator Lao will be responsible for providing
technical inputs, managing and coordinating project activities for Lao.
The National Coordinator will work under the overall supervision of
Programme Manager, for UNIFEM CEDAW South-East Asia Programme
(based in Bangkok) and the UNIFEM ESEARO Regional Programme Director.

She/he will also work as part of the team of other Coordinators
(based in Southeast Asia countries) guided by the Programme Manager on the
technical aspects of work.

Duration: 1 year, renewable.

SEE FULL DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES AT:
http://unifem-eseasia.org/recruit/REC_UF_LA_NC_060504.htm


QUALIFICATIONS:

-   At least three years of experience on gender issues, and an
interest and/or experience in relation to women's human rights and CEDAW.
-   Leadership and management skills and ability to work as part of a team;
-   Demonstrated strong policy advocacy and communication skills;
-   Experience in working with the UN, other international
organizations, government or NGOs;
-   Demonstrated skill and experience in managing development
projects/programme;
-   Knowledge of government processes and confidence in representing the
programme to government officials.
-   Graduate degree in the social sciences or related fields, or
equivalent experience; ( preferred)
-   Fluency in written and spoken English.

TO APPLY:

Kindly send your applications to:
Ms. Shanan Mitaim
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
Email: (shanan.mitaim at unifem.org)

CLOSING DATE: 10 MAY 2006.

Website: http://unifem-eseasia.org/recruit/REC_UF_LA_NC_060504.htm
_____________________________________________________________________

4) Summer 2006 Global Trade Program Internship / The Women's Edge
Coalition / Washington, DC, USA / Deadline: June 01, 2006.

DESCRIPTION:

The Women's Edge Coalition, a dynamic international women's
organization based in Washington, D.C., has an immediate opening for a
Summer 2006 intern to assist with its work on international trade. The
Women's Edge Coalition advocates for policies that support women worldwide
in their actions to end poverty in their lives, communities and nations. 
The Global Trade Program, in particular, advocates for international trade
policies that increase economic opportunities for women. The internship
will have a flexible schedule of 20 or more
hours per week and compensation is a possibility, based on the
candidate's level of experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working with the Senior Vice President, Global Trade Program, the
intern will:

-   Conduct general and country-specific research and literature
reviews on international trade issues as they relate to women,
including agriculture, services, textiles and apparel, trade capacity
building assistance and trade preference programs;
-   Attend in- and out-of-office meetings and seminars on related
issues;
-   Support the Global Trade Program with administrative tasks, such as
copying, faxing, and filing;
-   Maintain database of Women's Edge Coalition contacts;
-   Write and/or edit fact sheets, monthly newsletter and other
publications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-   Strong knowledge of and interest in international trade policies and
their implications for economic development;
-   Academic background and/or work experience in international
economic issues preferred;
-   Commitment to women's rights, justice and economic development; -  
Excellent skills in written and spoken English;
-   Graduate student or rising senior preferred;
-   Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Internet research;
-   Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
-   Attention to detail.

TO APPLY:

Please email Katrin Kuhlmann (kkuhlmann at womensedge.org) your resume and a
cover letter stating why you are interested in this position.

Hard copies may also be mailed to Katrin Kuhlmann, Senior Vice
President, Global Trade Program, Women's Edge Coalition, 1825
Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20009, with
''attention: trade internship'' on the envelope.

We are looking for someone to immediately fill the position, so
please summit materials as soon as possible.  WE DO NOT INTEND TO
RECEIVE MATERIALS PAST JUNE 1, 2006.
_____________________________________________________________________

5) Communications Associate / Astraea Lesbian Foundation for
Justice / New York, NY, USA.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION:

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice works for social, racial and
economic justice in the U.S. and internationally.  Our grantmaking and
philanthropic advocacy programs help LGBTI communities challenge
oppression and claim their human rights.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-   Assist in all Communications projects including publications,
website, media outreach;
-   Serve as managing editor of newsletter;
-   Write and edit materials including press releases, web materials; -  
Assist in production and managing of annual report;
-   Coordinate communication projects such as photo shoots, vendor quotes
and shepherding printing schedules;
-   Conduct media relations research such as media opportunities and
editorial calendars;
-   Act as liaison between graphic designers, printers and webmaster; -  
Maintain graphic templates and internal documents to ensure
quality control among staff;
-   Coordinate Web updates and maintenance;
-   Establish on and offline archives of Astraea videos, photos and press
clips;
-   Assist in the launch of key Astraea initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-   Critical writing, publications experience required;
-   Superior verbal and written communication skills;
-   Strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to be a flexible team
player;
-   Web experience (HTML not required, but a plus) and seasoned
computer skills;
-   Must be able to multi-task; maintain attention to details, and thrive
in a fast-paced environment;
-   Self starter who can initiate tasks, assume responsibilities and
problem solve;
-   Commitment to, and passion for, Astraea's mission.

TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, media
placement history, and three professional references to:

Audrey Rivers, Administrative Assistant
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
116 East 16th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Fax: 212.982.3321
Email: (audrey at astraeafoundation.org), subject: Communication
Associate

Applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. No
phone calls please.

Website: www.astraeafoundation.org
_____________________________________________________________________

6) Gender Issues Officer / The Organization for Security and Co-
operation in Europe (OSCE) / Dushanbe, Tajikistan / Closing date:
May 25, 2006.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Centre, the Gender Issues
Officer:

-   Assesses and reports on gender and anti-trafficking issues
related to the Mission mandate;
-   Gathers and analyzes information on the status of womens rights,
gender and anti-trafficking issues throughout the country;
-   Develops, co-ordinates, implements and monitors gender and anti-
trafficking initiatives and projects;
-   Co-ordinates implementation and reports on implementation of the OSCE
Action Plan for Gender Issues and OSCE Action Plan to Combat
Trafficking in Human Beings in the Mission;
-   Assists in arranging OSCE regional events, regional seminars and
visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE
participation;
-   Supports media interventions which raise public awareness of
gender and anti-trafficking issues;
-   Prepares regular and periodic activity reports;
-   Liaises with other international organizations and NGOs on gender and
anti-trafficking issues;
-   Facilitates contacts and promotes information exchange on gender and
anti-trafficking issues with local authorities, universities and NGOs.

FIELD OF EXPERTISE REQUIREMENTS:

-   University education in political sciences, social sciences,
international relations, public policy, law or equivalent
professional experience;
-   Work experience in either public administration, relevant
international organizations, civic associations (including NGOs),
political parties/affairs, or economic and political development;
-   Demonstrable organizational, communication, analytical and
interpersonal skills.

LEVEL OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE REQUIREMENTS:

-   Advanced degree in a relevant field;
-   Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience.

MISSION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

Mandatory:
-   Minimum 6 years of diversified and progressively responsible
professional experience including at least 3 years of experience
involving gender or minority issues;
-   Professional fluency in both oral and written English and Russian and
the ability to communicate clearly and concisely;
-   Ability and willingness to work with people of different cultural and
religious backgrounds, different gender and diverse political
views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
-   Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time
frames;
-   Familiarity and experience with current office equipment,
including PC skills (MS Windows NT, MS Office);
-   Cultural sensitivity and judgement; good organizational skills.

Desirable:
-   Previous work experience preferably in an international
environment or within operational Missions;
-   Experience of working in Central Asia and/or knowledge of the
region;
-   Initial secondment for a period of at least six months,
preferably one year.

TO APPLY:

Vacancy number: VNTAJS00010

Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the
deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application.

See further instructions at:
http://www.osce.org/employment/show_vacancy.php?id=2411

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 25 MAY 2006.
_____________________________________________________________________

7) Development Officer / Pro Mujer / New York, NY, USA / Closing
date: June 30, 2006.

THE ORGANIZATION:

Pro Mujer is a 14 year old, U.S. based international development
organization that establishes strong sustainable microfinance
institutions for women in Latin America that provide credit and
training in business skills through village bank methodology and link
women with health services.  Currently, Pro Mujer's five affiliates in
Bolivia, Peru, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Argentina are providing
credit to 130,000 women. Its small office in New York supports field
operations through fundraising, coordination and technical
assistance.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Development Officer is responsible for building relationships
with and cultivating ongoing organizational support from private and
public sources, including individual donors, foundations and
corporations.  He/she is also responsible for broadening awareness and
understanding of Pro Mujer's work through internal and external
communications efforts.  In pursuit of these objectives, the Officer
interacts with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, and
works with the Chief Operating Officer and Advancement Committee to plan
and implement an overall development strategy for the
organization, which integrates private and public funding.  The
Development Officer also oversees the day-to-day work of an
Advancement Department staff, which this candidate will create based on an
assessment of needs.

SEE FULL DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES AT:
http://www.promujer.org/getinvolved2.html

QUALIFICATIONS:

-   BA and at least five years of management level experience in
development and/or communications in a not- for -profit environment.
Master's degree in relevant field preferred.
-   Required experience in major gifts fundraising, communications,
special events,  with a proven track record in charitable
fundraising.
-   Excellent organizational, planning, written and oral
communications, managerial and computer skills required.
-   Fluency in Spanish, both verbal and written, is required.
-   Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or
women's development perspective.
-   Knowledge of fundraising databases (Donor Perfect) desirable.

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to Silvana
Ritacco at: (Sritacco at promujer.org).

Website: http://www.promujer.org
_____________________________________________________________________

8) Gender and Microenterprise Development Specialist / Development
Alternatives, Inc. (DAI) / Afghanistan.

DESCRIPTION:

Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI) is a global consulting firm
providing social and economic development solutions to governments,
communities, and companies in developing and transitioning countries.

DAI is seeking candidates to oversee and implement gender initiatives and
to mainstream gender activities into sectoral projects and
microenterprise activities on a regional economic development program in
Eastern Afghanistan. The Alternative Livelihoods Program/ East
(ALP/E) is a four-year, $108 million, USAID-funded program based in
Jalalabad with 31 months remaining in the life of the project. Its
objective is to accelerate broad, sustainable regional economic
development in the Eastern Region, providing the population with
licit livelihood options and helping to eliminate poppy production as an
economic force by: working with public and private sectors to
increase the competitiveness and diversity of regional agricultural and
nonagricultural subsectors; improving access to markets, inputs, and
business services; consolidating the presence of supportive
public and productive infrastructure; building public- and private- sector
capacity to function in a competitive and transparent economy; and
addressing the needs of populations heavily reliant on the poppy economy
(mainly women and the landless).

The Gender and Microenterprise Development Manager position is a
long-term position (18 months), responsible for overseeing gender
mainstreaming in ALP/E activities, women's private-sector initiatives and
microenterprise development activities, and the women-oriented
microenterprise development subcontracts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-   Advanced degree or equivalent years of experience in economics or
rural development or related field;
-   Minimum of five years of experience in gender mainstreaming and
community-based household income projects;
-   Minimum of three years of experience on USAID projects;
-   Experience designing appropriate interventions to meet project goals
in assisting women and the disadvantaged;
-   Experience researching gender mainstreaming, household income, and
social safety net best practices;
-   Experience working with international donor-funded projects, UN
agencies, or international nongovernmental organizations on relevant
programs in Afghanistan preferred;
-   Excellent verbal and communication skills essential;
-   Computer literate, with email, word processing, spreadsheet, and
database software skills; and
-   Strong team player.

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter by email to:
(ALPRecruitment at dai.com) or

by fax to +1-301-718-7968, attention: Office of Recruitment.
Please list the job title on your application.

Website: http://www.dai.com/careers/international_projects.php?jid=246
_____________________________________________________________________

9) Campaign Project Manager - Stop Violence Against Women / Amnesty
International / London, UK / Closing date: May 24, 2006.

SUMMARY:

Duration: Permanent contract

As a campaign manager with knowledge of and commitment to women's
human rights and experience of developing and managing complex
projects, you will be responsible for leading a team which is
implementing a global campaign to Stop Violence Against Women.

You will take part in the development of an overall strategic vision for
the Campaign, and ensure the integration and delivery of a
coherent package of policy, research and action to achieve tangible and
measurable change.

You will be able to:

-  Plan effectively at the organizational level, motivate others to set
strategic but realistic goals;
-  Anticipate future events and analyse implications for current
plans;
-  Allocate resources appropriately;
-  Provide a framework of objectives, targets and timelines within which
others can operate effectively;
-  Monitor and assess progress and evaluate outcomes.

You will manage a team in the International Secretariat and
coordinate work amongst the wider AI movement and with partner NGOs.

SEE FULL DESCRIPTION AT:


TO APPLY:

Ref. no: CP/06/04

Please apply ONLINE at:
http://web.amnesty.org/jobs/index/26042006-CP0604

CLOSING DATE: 24 MAY 2006. Interview date: 13 June 2006.
_____________________________________________________________________

10) Deputy Director for HR and Administration / Women for Women
International / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: May 24, 2006.

PURPOSE:

The Deputy Director for Human Resources and Administration  is
responsible for overseeing HR functions including recruitment,
orientation, benefits administration and staff development training;
managing the volunteer and intern program and ensuring the smooth
administrative functioning of the HQ location.   This position is a member
of the Senior Management Team.

REQUIREMENTS:

-  Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 to 7 years experience
working in non-profits with experience in the areas of human
resources, volunteer and/or intern program management and
administrative responsibilities.
-  Well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to get along well
with diverse personalities-tactful-mature-flexible- discreet -
diplomatic.
-  Technologically competent, including working knowledge of Windows, MS
Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, database systems and facility with
Computer hardware.
-  Ability to work in a team environment.
-  Excellent organizational and time management skills and the
ability to take projects from concept to completion.
-  Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and
judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
-  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-  Ability to manage multiple priorities under pressure and
accomplish short- and long- term deadlines with a heavy workload.
-  Good public presence and the ability to interact with many types of
people at different levels.
-  Strong commitment to Women for Women International's mission and programs.

SEE DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES AT:
http://www.womenforwomen.org/jobsoppor.htm

TO APPLY:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to via e-mail* (preferred), fax or
regular mail NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, MAY 24TH TO:

ATTN: Human Resources
Women for Women International
1850 M Street, NW, Suite 1090
Washington, DC 20036

Fax: 202.293.0853
*E-Mail: (humanresources at womenforwomen.org).  *Reference ''Deputy
Director for Human Resources and Administration'' in the subject line of
e-mail*
_____________________________________________________________________

11) Program Officer - Sexuality and Reproductive Health / The Ford
Foundation / Jakarta, Indonesia / Closing date: May 12, 2006.

DESCRIPTION:

The Program Officer will be responsible for developing, monitoring and
evaluating grantmaking on sexuality and reproductive health in the Jakarta
office in Indonesia, within the Foundation's Community and Resource
Development (CRD) unit under the Asset Building program.

The portfolio includes grants to non-government organizations,
university or research institutions and government agencies whose
work contributes to the integration of rights-based reproductive
health programs within the dynamic context of health sector reform and
decentralization in the country. Significant areas of grantmaking
currently include participatory action research, policy analysis and
development, training, community organizing and other efforts that aim to
(a) enhance current district-based capacity to shape
priorities and broaden access to reproductive health services for
women and men, and (b) promote community-based responses that focus on
empowering women and youth. The new Program Officer will be
expected to evaluate this work against Indonesia's changing policy and
administrative context and recommend innovative strategies for ongoing and
future community-based work in the field of sexuality and reproductive
health.

Working under the direction of the Representative and in close
cooperation with other staff in Jakarta, the Program Officer will:

-   Develop grantmaking strategies;
-   identify prospective grantees;
-   solicit, review and respond to grant proposals;
-   prepare recommendations for Foundation funding.
-   be expected to provide intellectual leadership and to work
closely with other Program Officers throughout the Foundation whose work
relates to the priorities of the reproductive health rights
area.
-   also seek to collaborate with other donors, government agencies,
non-governmental organizations and other professionals on issues of common
program concern.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-   Professional experience with a concrete understanding of the most
pressing gender, sexuality and reproductive health issues in
Indonesia;
-   A strong commitment to promoting gender equity;
-   Working knowledge of the Indonesian language;
-   Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
-   An advanced degree in the social sciences or public health;
-   Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills are required.
-   Previous field experience in Indonesia and an academic background in
gender, sexuality and/or reproductive health studies are
preferred.

TO APPLY:

Please apply ONLINE at:
http://www.fordfound.org/employment/jobdetail.cfm?id=106

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 05/12/2006.
_____________________________________________________________________

12) HIV/AIDS Social Scientist // The International Center for
Research on Women (ICRW) // Washington, DC, USA.

DESCRIPTION:

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) seeks an
HIV/AIDS social scientist. The HIV/AIDS social scientist will be
responsible for developing and managing research and technical
assistance projects in the HIV/AIDS and Development team. S/he works
simultaneously on a variety of projects. S/he will primarily be
responsible for project management; technical assistance to partners; and
research, including quantitative and qualitative data analysis; and
contributing to the development of new project proposals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-   Taking the lead on providing high-quality qualitative and
quantitative data management and analysis, including database design for
quantitative studies and coding design for qualitative studies; -  
Writing and disseminating research results in a number of
formats, including donor reports, institutional publications, journal
articles and conference presentations;
-   Project management, including handling donor relationships,
research partnerships, budgeting and reporting; and
-   Grant writing and proposal development.

REQUIREMENTS:

-   Ph.D. in public health, demography or related field with 2 to 5 years
relevant work experience;
-   Solid skills in quantitative and qualitative data collection,
management and analysis;
-   Proficiency in at least one quantitative analysis software
package (Stata or SPSS), one qualitative software package (Nud*ist, InVivo
or Atlas ti), and MS-Windows, PowerPoint and Excel;
-   Work experience in Africa or Asia preferable;
-   Knowledge of and interest in gender, development and HIV/AIDS
issues important;
-   Strong writing, communication and analytical skills;
-   Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work both
independently and in groups;
-   Must be resourceful and possess excellent organizational skills,
detail orientation, and the ability to work on multiple tasks
simultaneously;
-   Must be able to travel internationally (25%) to meet with
partners, train new staff, and assist in data collection and project
activities; and
-   Working knowledge of French, Portuguese or Spanish desirable.

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume,
writing sample and salary requirements to:

HIV/AIDS Social Scientist
Director, Human Resources
ICRW
1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 302
Washington, DC 20036

You may also e-mail this information to: (jobs at icrw.org) with
''HIV/AIDS Social Scientist'' in the subject line or fax it to (202)
797-0020, attention ''Human Resources.''

Website: http://www.icrw.org/html/jobs/HIVAIDS-social-scientist.htm
_____________________________________________________________________

13) HIV/AIDS Research Associate // The International Center for
Research on Women (ICRW) // Washington, DC, USA.

DESCRIPTION:

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) seeks a
research associate to provide technical support to the HIV/AIDS and
Development Unit. The portfolio of work includes research and
programmatic work on HIV-stigma reduction, creation and testing of stigma
indicators, project monitoring and evaluation, and capacity building and
technical assistance. The research associate works under the general
supervision of the team director and in collaboration
with individual project directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-   Undertake quantitative and qualitative data analysis for assigned
projects;
-   Conduct literature reviews, secondary data analysis and synthesis for
papers, proposals and presentations;
-   Contribute significantly to the writing and editing of
professional papers, publications and presentations;
-   Contribute to the development of proposals;
-   Assume general management responsibility on assigned projects; -  
Provide technical assistance to field projects;
-   Coordinate with local and international partners;
-   Represent ICRW at selected external meetings; and
-   Undertake other tasks as assigned by the team director.

REQUIREMENTS:

-   Master's degree in demography, public health, development studies or a
related field in the social sciences;
-   Minimum 2 to 3 years professional experience in the field of
development, preferably at least one year of post-Master's
professional work experience;
-   Experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis;
-   Proficiency in one of the following: SPSS, STATA or other
quantitative software required;
-   Proficiency in Nud*ist, Atlas Ti or another qualitative software
desirable;
-   Excellent writing and communication skills;
-   Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize tasks, and meet
deadlines;
-   Demonstrated resourcefulness and attention to detail;
-   Team player committed to building an innovative portfolio of
research and program work that addresses gender and HIV/AIDS issues; -  
Proficiency in MS-Windows, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet
applications including online database applications (e.g., MEDLINE and
POPLINE);
-   Willingness to travel up to 25% of time to countries where ICRW is
implementing projects; and
-   Proficiency in French or another foreign language is desirable.

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume,
writing sample and salary requirements to:

HIV/AIDS Research Associate
Director, Human Resources
ICRW
1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 302
Washington, DC 20036

You may also e-mail this information to: (jobs at icrw.org) with
''HIV/AIDS Research Associate'' in the subject line or fax it to (202)
797-0020, attention ''Human Resources.''

Website: http://www.icrw.org/html/jobs/haduresearchassociate.htm
_____________________________________________________________________

14) International Tsunami Policy Advisor / ActionAid / Colombo, Sri Lanka
/ Closing date: May 15, 2006.

DESCRIPTION:

ActionAid is looking for an international tsunami policy advisor to
provide support to its  £30 million international tsunami response
programme in six different countries - India, Sri Lanka, Thailand,
Maldives, Somalia and Indonesia.

Based in Colombo, Sri Lanka the post is offered on a two-year
contract paying £24, 087 per annum. International terms and
conditions apply.

This is a senior advisory position that will report to the Convenor of
Tsunami Management Team.  Working with the Tsunami Management Team (TMT),
communication, media and advocacy team within ActionAid, the policy
advisor will provide strategic policy support to all the five tsunami
affected countries in developing, agreeing on policy
strategic plan and lead the implementation of the international part of
the plan.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-   Advise the Tsunami Management Team and its convenor on overall policy,
strategic planning and maintaining its relevance, including external
policy insight to the overall programme direction.
-   Working with country programmes policy teams to strengthen
national level policy work in order to make international policy work
effective.
-   Support the Tsunami Management Team in developing international policy
positions on various tsunami issues, develop a tsunami policy strategic
plan and lead the international policy and advocacy work. -   Ensure
synergy between tsunami policy and International Emergency and Conflict
Team and ActionAid's wider policy work.
-   Undertake regular assessment and review of the impact of policy
advocacy work to ensure constant leaning and improvement.
-   Generate, document and provide platforms to disseminate the
results of our policy work, capturing new knowledge and learning

REQUIREMENTS:

Our preferred candidate will have:
-   A post-graduate level academic qualification in social sciences, with
training in human rights preferred.
-   At least 5 years experience at senior level in post-disaster
programme, policy and advocacy work in an international organisation. -  
Experience of people-centred advocacy work, with a good knowledge of
rights-based approaches and leading participatory policy research. -  
Strong analytical skills and the ability to interact, influence and
negotiate at senior levels.
-   Clear understanding of civil society dynamics in the tsunami
affected countries, with knowledge of south Asian culture, politics and
economic and social processes.
-   A good understanding of the policy and practices of major
humanitarian actors, UN system, governments, donors and media
involvement in tsunami response.
-   Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken
English. Familiarity with any of the local languages in the tsunami-
affected areas would be an added advantage.
-   Proven experience of working and linking with regional and
international institutions, sound knowledge of handling international
media and understanding of poverty in Asia and its linkages with
disaster.
-   Experience in working in a multi-cultural team, proven team
development.

TO APPLY:

Applications should be sent with CV, covering letter and the names of at
least two  referees to: (job at actionaidasia.org) BY NO LATER THAN 15 MAY
2006.

Website: http://www.actionaid.org/index.asp?page_id=991
_____________________________________________________________________

15) Administrative Coordinator / The Abortion Access Project (AAP) /
Cambridge, MA, USA.

DESCRIPTION:

The Abortion Access Project (AAP) is a dynamic, Cambridge-based,
bational reproductive-health and rights organization that conducts
innovative work to increase access to abortion care in the U.S.  AAP seeks
a highly organized, detail-oriented and energetic individual to provide
critical support to AAP's small team of program staff.

The Administrative Coordinator is an office-based, full-time
permanent position with full benefits, reporting to the Executive
Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Administrative Coordinator will provide operational support and
fulfill administrative responsibilities required to ensure the smooth and
efficient functioning of AAP's home office, including:

-   Provide administrative and logistical support to the Executive
Director, program staff, remote staff and field consultants,
including payroll, employee benefits, preparation of reports,
mailings and electronic communications, and assistance with the
scheduling and coordination of meetings and special events.

-   Perform bookkeeping and financial tasks including accounts
payable, cash disbursements, accounts receivable and cash receipts,
allocation of organizational expenses, maintenance of accounting
files and the preparation of financial and budget reports.

-   Maintain a small and busy office.  Perform general office duties
including answering phones, handling and sorting incoming and
outgoing mail, order and maintain office supplies and daily office upkeep.
Maintain office systems and equipment as needed.

-   Provide technical supporting including managing the
organization's contact database, assisting with the development and layout
of print and electronic publications, and updating website
content; troubleshoot computer network and phone systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate for this position is an organized and detail-
oriented individual with a warm, professional manner, the ability to
manage diverse responsibilities and frequent deadlines, has a sense of
humor and enjoys working in busy, small office environment.

Additional qualifications include:

-   Two or more years experience in office administration,
bookkeeping and/or operations
-   Experience using and troubleshooting communications and IT
systems, Windows-based software; website/HTML experience a plus.
-   Familiarity and comfort in a non-profit environment and a
demonstrated ability to exercise self-motivation, flexibility and
good judgment
-   Excellent communication skills in person and in writing and
comfort working independently as well as with individuals at all
levels
-   Commitment to AAP's core mission, values and programs

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and three references to:

Abortion Access Project
Administrative Coordinator Search
552 Massachusetts Avenue Suite 225
Cambridge, MA 02139

Or by email to (office at abortionaccess.org)

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