NGO Jobs in PACT, Save the Children, War Child Canada and others

ORG                                     PACT Kenya

Job                                      Senior Programme Officer (Democracy and Governance) PK/SPODG/2010

Location                              Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline                              Monday, 25 October 2010
Description                          Pact Kenya is an NGO that facilitates institutional development of CSOs through grant management and capacity development.  The Senior Programme Officer, will report to the Head of Peace, Democracy and Governance and will provide training, mentoring and guidance to program partners. S/he will assist in assessing the Kenyan democracy and governance context, developing and implementing programmes. Track and analyze governance reforms and report the Kenyan democracy and governance context on a week and monthly basis.  Participate in the selection of appropriate partners for Pact Kenya’s democracy and governance interventions. Technical support to Pact Kenya’s partners in the development of effective democracy and governance projects and programmes.

Qualifications                      Bachelors Degree in social sciences/related field, Master’s degree will be an addedadvantage. Post graduate qualifications in program/project design, development and management, at least 10 years relevant experience in democracy, and governance sector, at least 3 years of which should be middle
                                            management. Strong knowledge management, presentation, facilitation, analytical and report writing skills.

How to apply                       submit a detailed CV, a cover letter, contact information, 3 referees, indication of current remuneration package to quoting the reference number PK/SPODG/2010  More details in the Daily Nation of Oct 11, 2010

ORG                                         Save the Children       
Job                                          Chief of Party

Location                                  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Deadline Application               November 5 2010

Description                              Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall management leadership, technical guidance, and comprehensive support for the MYAP food security/nutrition programs at the country level, including managing the response to food and nutrition related emergencies within the scope of those programs. Of particular importance is the integration of long-term, sustainable interventions with the aim of reversing chronic food insecurity. The Chief of Party is accountable for both the quality of programs in the portfolio and for the effective financial and operational management thereof. S/he will serve as the management leader and coordinator of a team of agricultural, MCH, HIV/AIDS and commodity staff. The COP will also serve as the primary representative at national level for liaison with Government, donors and partner agencies involved in the program  

Qualifications                          10-15 years progressively advanced management experience in field based food security and emergency programming.         at least 2 years of senior-level experience working on food security projects that addressed gender-related constraints or differences in availability, access, and utilization/consumption of food resources. • Experience in managing large field programs with multiple local and international partners, with expertise in scaling up programs in complex environments • Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, budget development and management, multi-sector work plan development, and program reporting for diverse audiences. • Familiarity with USAID rules, regulations and policies • Demonstrated skills in leadership and supervision, with an ability to develop a common vision among partners and lead and be a member of multi-disciplinary teams • Proven ability in promoting and collaborating closely with multi-level stakeholders, development and maintenance of positive and productive relationships with clients, consultants and donors and head quarter offices. Previous experience in managing large scale Title II programs preferably at Chief of Party Level • Experience working in changing work environment associated to conflict, post-conflict and/or disaster prone environments. 

URL                                          Apply for this position directly on the  website: and specify job #: 4876. EOE

ORG                                     Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Job                                      Health System Capacity Building Technical Advisor

Location                              Maputo, Mozambique

Deadline Application           Not indicated

Description                          The Foundation works in 17 countries in over 5,000 sites. Its mission is to prevent the transmission of HIV to children and to help those already infected. The technical Advisor will report to Director of Provincial Programs Essential Duties and Responsibilities. The director will work with MISAU and with EGPAF supported DPSs to build capacity of decentralized health system to achieve second Track 1.o Transition objective.  Help develop capacity-building plans, systems and procedures for transmission  of PEPFAR  program from international l NGOS to eh national health system. Work with USG and USG implementing partners among many other responsibilities.
Qualifications                      Advanced degree in public health, medicine or equivalent; experience in health systems, Portuguese language skills. Formal training and experience in clinical service delivery in developing country context.
How to Apply                       apply on line or email resume to

ORG                                     War Child Canada

Job                                      Deputy Director- International Programs

Location                              Toronto- Canada with regular international travel

Deadline Application           Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Description                          War Child Canada is a registered Canadian Charity based in in Toronto, Canada. It works with children and communities to reduce poverty, provide an education and to defend and promote child rights. Its operational in Afghanistan, Sudan, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo,  Ethiopia, Sir Lanka and Haiti.  The director will provide oversight and leadership in the development  and implementation  of high quality programs in partner countries.  The director will manage the growth strategy and direction of the International Programs department, improving the consistency of monitoring and evaluation methodologies and supporting a tem of program Managers and Country Directors and their field teams in the design and development of new areas of work while supervising existing programs.
Qualifications                      Minimum 3-5 years management experience in complex development programs in southern program countries especially in conflict settings.
URL                                      for complete details
ORG                                     International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job                                      Capacity Building Manager

Location                              Sudan

Deadline Application           Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Description                          The Capacity Building Manager will be responsible for leading health systems, strengthening activities with the County Health Departments and other health systems stakeholders in Aweil East and Aweil South Counties of Northern Bar el Ghazal State of Southern Sudan and will be based out of the Malualkon Field Office in Aweil Easy County. The overall responsibility is to train, mentor and build the capacity of the County Health Departments in Aweil East and Aweil South Counties.

Qualifications                      BSC in Administration, PA, MD, RN,  (MPH will be a plus) 3 years experience in coordinating, implementing and evaluating primary healthcare programs in a developing country setting; Professional experience in Southern Sudan a plus
ORG                                     Project Concern International (PCI)

Job                                      Senior Organizational Development Manager

Location                              Botswana
Description                          PCI is seeking key personnel for a multi-year HIV-related technical assistance program.. The project is expected to begin in the first half of 2011. The person will provide leadership to the development and implementation of a strategic and operational plan for HIV capacity building strategy, aligned to the national HIV/AIDS plan (NSFI); lead staff in the development and implementation of capacity biding processes; liaise with government counterparts and donors;

Qualifications                      Botswana national preferred but candidates from other African countries can also be considered; Advanced degree in OD, Public Health, Public Administration, Social Science, Business Administration; 10 or more years experience; experience with US funding.


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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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