Latest Development Jobs & Consultancies in CARE, UNDP and others

ORG                                     CARE

Job                                      Program Manager

Location                              Hargeisa, Somaliland or Garowe, Puntland (40% travels)

Deadline Application           Sunday, November 07, 2010

Description                          The program's aim is to work with the urban poor in Northern Somalia to address causes of poverty, vulnerability and marginalization that affect them. The Program Manager will take on day-to day leadership of the program, working closely with the Assistant Country Director Program and Program Quality Unit. The position will be directly responsible for grant management, staff oversight and liaison with partners, donors, government and other stakeholders who are key to the result of the program;

Qualifications                  7 years experience working in conflict/post conflict context preferably in Somalia,  4 years program management, 2 years experience in urban programming,
                                        Experience in USAID, EC reporting, budgeting, procurement etc,   Somali language skills highly desirable
URL                                      For more details about the job 
ORG                                     International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job                                      Health Coordinator

Location                              Kenya, based in Nairobi with  travels to Kakuma, Dadaab, Lodwar and other sites

Deadline Application           Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Description                          The Health Coordinator will provide technical support and supervision to the Kenya health program- program design, proposal development, reporting, monitoring and evaluation. The person will work with  the  health program staff to develop work plans to guide implementation of approved grants, support field teams in implementation, ensure integration of emergency preparedness, disaster risk reduction approaches and ensure protection issues are mainstreamed in the program. Provide technical representation of IRC with relevant stakeholders like MOH, WHO, national and International NGOs.

Qualifications                      Medical Doctor with advance degree in Public Health, 5-7 years experience in developing, management/coordinating health programs in a wide range of contexts including refugee settings, natural disasters etc, Competent Computers skills including HMIS, PEPFAR database, Epi-Info
How to Apply                       Email your CV and cover letter to Ref- RW_89SJY8-33
URL                                      More details -Health Coordinator  

ORG                                     UNDP- Somalia

Job                                      Project Manager- Somalia Institutional Development Project (SIDP)

Location                              Nairobi, with frequent travel to Somalia and relocation when situation permits

Deadline Application           Saturday, October 23, 2010

Description                          SIDP is a multi-year, multi-donor and multi-million US dollar project with an estimated $15M annual budget. It has more than 20 project staff and more than 40 government and non-government partners. It functions from 3 different physical locations.  The manager will work under the overall supervision of the head of UNDP Governance Program. The Manager will be responsible for the SIDP project and will supervise and lead a team of staff, experts, international and national consultants. Key Functions include- 1. Formulation of strategic policy, provision of technical advice in institutional building, law making etc.  2.  Effective management of UNDP support project for institution building and political process strengthening for Somalia. 3. Effective collaboration with the other UN Agencies. 4. Ensure strengthened relationship/coordination with donors. 5. Facilitate networking and knowledge sharing

Qualifications                      10 years experience in programme/project formulation and management and policy advice in the areas of governance and decentralization required. Experience in similar conflict environments, working experience in Somalia an asset. 
URL                                      Further details about Project Manager UNDP

ORG                                     Relief International (RI)

Job                                      Regional Program Development Manager (RPDM) Ref INT4146

Location                              Kenya

Deadline Application           Thursday, December 16, 2010

Description                          RI is an international relief and development agency with cross-sectoral programs bridging relief and development.  The Regional Program Development Manager (RPDM) will represent RI in all forums and to all donors and partner agencies in assigned region with the objective of increasing visibility of RI work. The RPDM will advocate for issues, identify and purse funding opportunities. The manager will report to HQ Program Development Manager. Duties and responsibilities include; needs assessment and identification, contributing to program design and planning, networking and representation, program management.

Qualifications                      MA in international relations, business administration or other related field; 5 years experience in INGO context, previous experience in USAID preferred; proven success in grant writing, networking and liaising,.
How to apply                       submit cover letter, CV, salary history, 3 professional supervisory references, date  of availability.  Email subject must include “RDPM-AFRICA”. Email to
URL                                      For further details visit 

ORG                                     Oxfam Great Britain

Job                                      Regional Humanitarian Programme Support

Location                              Mexico

Deadline Application           Saturday, October 16, 2010

Description                          Latin America and Caribbean region is vulnerable to natural disasters (earthquakes, floods, droughts, hurricanes etc).  As a member of the humanitarian team, you will support various projects and activities in several countries in Latin America. You will work with close collaboration with the Regional Humanitarian Capacity Building Adviser and the Regional Humanitarian Manager.

Qualification                        Experience in the NGO sector preferable in similar humanitarian work. Good communicator, Fluent in English and Spanish. Available to travel to different countries in Latin America
URL                                      To find out more and apply visit Oxfam website

ORG                                     CARE USA-Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistance (LIFT) Project
Job                                      Consultants

Location                              Various countries implementing PEPFAR projects

Deadline Application           Not indicated

Description                          Consultants who can lead country-wide assessments (desk and field); the assessment will provide analysis, programming and investment recommendations to support activities which strengthen the economic or livelihood strengthening.

Qualifications                      Strong technical understanding and experience in economic strengthening, including market engagement/value chain analysis and household livelihood security; demonstrated understanding of AIDS related vulnerabilities and their links to economic strengthening activities; experience in program design and analysis; data analysis abilities
URL                                      For a complete description of the details visit their site


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About Me

10 years experience enhancing donor-funded partner organizations’ capacities in strategic planning, financial, administrative, organizational and programming management. Skilled in donor partner organizational assessments and partner capacity building. A 10 years experience in managing development donor-funded projects in the thematic areas of poverty-reduction, governance and democracy, conflict transformation and integration of Gender, Justice and Peace issues into mainstream programs (HIV/AIDS, Agriculture, Water and Sanitation, Emergency)

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