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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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Sr. Program Officer, ABCG - Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group, Washington
Closing Date: Thursday, 17 December 2009
More jobs by tag: Biodiversity; Climate Change; Natural Resources; Non-governmental Organizations; Technical Support; USAID; Wildlife Conservation

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the global conservation organization, seeks a fulltime Program manager for the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG), a consortium of seven U.S. based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with field programs in Africa. The successful candidate will: lead and coordinate the ABCG; facilitate ABCG's efforts to explore emerging and high priority themes and linkages affecting biodiversity conservation in Africa and conduct analysis; design, direct, and administer the Biodiversity Analysis and Technical Support (BATS) activity funded by USAID/Africa Bureau program including managing subgrants to partners and hiring consultants on issues such as extractive industries, conflict, governance and land tenure, HIV/AIDS and conservation linkages, climate change, etc; conduct extensive outreach, communications, and networking with conservation partners in the U.S. and Africa; and influence policy makers and donors on key African conservation issues. ABCG comprises African Wildlife Foundation, Conservation International, the Jane Goodall Institute, The Nature Conservancy, Wildlife Conservation Society, World Resources Institute, and World Wildlife Fund. ABCG's mission is to tackle complex and changing conservation challenges by catalyzing and strengthening collaboration, and bringing the best resources from across a continuum of conservation organizations to effectively and efficiently work toward biodiversity conservation in Africa.
The position works closely with ABCG Member Organizations, USAID, and other partners in the U.S. and Africa.

Qualifications
A Master's Degree in natural resources or related fields is required. 10 years program or other professional experience including 4 to 6 years work experience in Africa, and experience administering U.S. government projects is also necessary. Fluency in English and French preferred.

The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of key biodiversity conservation issues impacting Africa; training, facilitation, and research skills; good project and budget management and administration skills; ability to oversee consultants and subgrants; exceptional networking, interpersonal, and organizational skills; excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Must be a good team player and be flexible. The position requires vision, lateral thinking and the ability to make connections, while at the same time paying attention to detail and following through to complete tasks. Need to be a self-starter and have good consensus-seeking skills.

AA/EOE Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To apply visit: http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/jobs.html

Salary & Benefits:
This position is posted on behalf of ABCG - Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group through WWF. Please visit their website for benefit information and to apply for this position.

WRI offers a comprehensive benefits package .
External Contact:
This position is posted on behalf of ABCG - Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group through WWF. Please visit their website for benefit information and to apply for this position. The link is listed directly under the job requirement section.

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Jobs Vacancies Intern (Fall): Central and Eastern Europe, Washington

Closing Date: Tuesday, 15 December 2009
More jobs by tag: Eastern Europe; International Relations; Internship; National Democratic Institute; Oral Communication; Photocopying; Political Science; United States




National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Closing date: 15 Dec 2009
Location: United States of America (the) - Washington, DC 20036-3306

Job titile: Intern (Fall): Central and Eastern Europe (216888-851)

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is seeking an intern for the Central and Eastern Europe team to provide programmatic and administrative support to the regional CEE team by performing the following duties.

Background

The Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) team of NDI invites all qualified candidates to apply for a full-time paid internship in a dynamic, fast-paced organization that promotes democracy worldwide. The position offers a window into the field of international development work, with challenging opportunities for those wishing to explore a career in the expanding realm of international relations.

- Gather reports from various news sources on the countries of the CEE region;
- Draft cover memos and editing regular field reports, proposals, and other documents as needed;
- Prepare program briefing materials for NDI trainers and Field Representatives;
- Assist with such administrative tasks as faxing, photocopying, and preparing for seminars;
- Research on subjects such as civic education/organizing, NGO development and political party building;
- Attend workshops, lectures and other events within and outside of NDI.

Experience required

- Generally pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in internationalaffairs, political science or a related field; recent graduates are also welcome to apply;
- Available full-time (40hrs/week);
- Interest in/knowledge of political issues and/or of Central and Eastern Europe;
- Strong written and oral communication skills;
- Efficiency and organization skills;
- Able to work independently and as part of a group;
- Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously;
- Computer knowledge skills, including MS Word, Excel, and the Internet.

Comments

The CEE team is hiring for an immediate opening for a paid internship position that will run through December 2009, with the possibility of extension through Spring 2010. Interns are encouraged to attend workshops, lectures and other staff development events at NDI. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Non-US citizens applying for internships and entry-level positions based in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require employer sponsorship.
How to apply
APPLY VIA URL:
http://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=216888&company_id=15851&jobboardid=479

Reference Code: RW_7WVE29-80
Source: Reliefweb
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Economist, Washington

Closing Date: Sunday, 08 November 2009
Job# 091877
Job Title Economist
Job Family Economic Policy
Location Washington, DC
Appointment International Hire
Job Posted 19-Oct-2009
Closing Date 08-Nov-2009
Language Requirements English [Essential]
Appointment Type Term (Duration: 1 yrs)
Background / General description
The Trade Team in the Development Research Group is responsible for Bank research on international economic integration – including issues related to trade facilitation, trade costs, and economic growth and development. The Trade Team seeks an empirical international trade economist to contribute to its work program on trade facilitation and trade costs by conducting research and policy analysis and to maintain and further develop its databases, empirical analysis, policy research, and provide assistance to Bank regions and other units, including the Trade Department in operational projects.
Duties and Accountabilities
The Economist will be accountable for the following tasks:

-- under the supervision of a Lead Economist, work to develop economic and statistical methodologies to estimate the impacts on trade facilitation on different trade policy instruments;
-- maintaining and updating databases of estimates of ad valorem tariff equivalents of specific non-tariff measures as they relate to trade costs and facilitation, and related issues of transparency and aid effectiveness
--- empirical and policy relevant analysis, including through development of models and analytical tools, of the impacts of trade policies in both developing and developed countries; and
-- publication of research findings in leading journals in the field, and policy notes for dissemination to wide audiences in developed and developing countries,
---- assistance in working with Bank staff on operational projects with trade facilitation goals and liaison to other Bank units, including PREM, IFC, FIAS, and others.

The Economist will have frequent interaction with:

-- Other international organizations and partner entities working on trade and trade policy data matters, including the WTO, OECD, FAO, UNCTAD, and UN agencies, as well as research institutes and think tanks in both developing and developed countries.

-- Counterparts within the PREM/DEC/WBI International Trade Department and other units within the World Bank Group working on trade issues.
Selection Criteria
 A PhD in Economics, with specialization in international trade;
 A minimum of three years of relevant experience;
 A relevant publication record in professional journals;
 Experience with, and good understanding of, advanced econometric and analytical modeling techniques, including gravity models and software tools, and their application to trade policy analysis on issues related to trade costs and facilitation; excellent knowledge of STATA required;
 Demonstrated research interest in the measurement of trade policy impacts on economic development, with a specific focus on trade facilitation in its various dimensions.
 Experience in working with large datasets; in depth knowledge of the major trade databases and software tools (MAcMAPS, TRAINS, Comtrade, and WITS) is required ;
 Excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to communicate ideas effectively and to write quickly and clearly under pressure;
 Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated track record of working in a team environment with multiple priorities and tight deadlines.
 Familiarity with World Bank research products, ESW, and AAA desired.
 Fluency in Spanish or French desired.


The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
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NBC (Coca Cola): Area Finance Manager

NBC Plc is a part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling company (CCHBC), one of The Coca-Cola Company’s largest anchor bottlers worldwide and the authorized bottler of Coca Cola products.

NBC Plc is recruiting dynamic and result oriented individuals for the position of Area Finance Manager.

Description

Ensure accurate and timely submission of financial information by plants in any assigned region.
Provide executive summary on plants weekly rolling estimate cost monitoring and highlight areas for management attention regarding possible overspend.
Provide updates of finance training programs in accordance with agreed plans.
Ensure consistent improvement in control environment in the plant using finance rating score card Coach and implement development plans for Associates.
Who Should Apply

BSc or HND in Finance and Accounting with a minimum 10years experience in country BP reporting department, 7 years of which must be at management level within the FMCG industry.
ACA and or ICAN certification.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with good skills of MS excel and BRP (like BASIS or SAP)
Deadline: 3rd November 2009

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Nigerian Bottling Company: Tax Manager Needed at NBC!!!

NBC Plc is a part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling company (CCHBC), one of The Coca-Cola Company’s largest anchor bottlers worldwide and the authorized bottler of Coca Cola products.

NBC Plc is recruiting dynamic and result oriented individuals for the position of Tax Manager.

Description

Prepare company tax computations Liaise with external auditors, tax consultants and corporate tax office.
Ensure that the company’s tax operations are compliant with statutory regulations and SOX.
Provide timely resolutions to tax audit issues by both Federal and state tax authorities.
Coach and implement development plans for Associates.
Who Should Apply

BSc or HND in Finance and Accounts with a minimum 7 years experience 5 years of which must be at management level within the FMCG industry.
ACA and or ICAN certification.
Good understanding of the national and state laws guiding taxation.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with good skills of MS excel and BRP (like BASIS or SAP).
Location Head Office Lagos

Deadline: 3rd November 2009

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Friday, October 16, 2009

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Programmer Analyst (.NET Developer).

Job Title: Programmer Analyst (.NET Developer)
Organisation: The British Museum

Salary: £30,143 - 36,001 p.a.
Type: Full-Time Position
Location: London, England
Closing Date: Friday, October 30th, 2009
Job Ref No: 76780

Job Description:
The British Museum strives to use leading edge technology to improve access to and understanding of one of the world's most diverse collections of antiquities from cultures across the world. From using the latest multimedia technologies to enhance visitor experience, or developing specialist software, to integrating business systems for e-commerce and operational activities, the Museum offers a stimulating and innovative environment.As a .NET Developer working in a small development team you will get to work on a wide range of projects and technologies, including C# 3.0, WCF, Team Foundation Server 2008, Biztalk 2009, Silverlight, SQL Server 2005 and the latest web technologies. The Museum requires a Developer who can provide quality, maintainable object oriented code and document their work to a high standard.

Required Skills:
Educated to degree level or equivalent you will have experience of working in a professional project environment capturing and developing user requirements using modern techniques and design methodology. You will possess excellent time management and be an excellent communicator and team player.

Application Instructions:
For further information or a full application pack, please visit www.britishmuseum.org/jobs or email bm@pennatcs.com quoting reference 76780.

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Gallery Manager Wanted in UK!!!

Job Title: Gallery Manager
Organisation: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Salary: £21,391 p.a.
Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Kew, Surrey, England
Closing Date: Friday, October 30th, 2009
Job Ref No: 809


Other Benefits:
Kew offers a stunning work environment, generous annual leave entitlement of 30 days per annum, a choice of defined benefit or stakeholder pension and a flexible benefits scheme.



Job Description:
You will take responsibility for the day-to-day management of the staff, volunteers and activities associated with the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art and Marianne North Gallery. Ensuring the provision of a high quality service, you will make sure the facilities are kept secure, safe and in a suitable condition for visitors and that they are fully functional at all times. You will also assist with the development, planning and implementation of exhibitions and events, and contribute to their effective promotion.

Required Skills:
A team player, you will have a good general education to at least A Level or equivalent standard, preferably to include subject areas relevant to Kew’s area of work e.g. art history, cultural studies or museum studies. You will have knowledge of gallery management, arts administration and/or curation and be familiar with providing a customer-focused service. Self-motivated with excellent communication, interpersonal, IT and decision making skills, you will demonstrate a flexible and positive attitude and approach to your work.

Application Instructions:
To apply for this role and to view a full job description and person specification please visit http://www.kew.org/about-kew/jobs/ref_gallerymanager809.htm

Contact Name:
Kew Recruitment Team
Contact Tel:
020 8332 5150
Contact Fax:

Contact Email:
jobs@kew.org
Website:
www.kew.org
Address:
47 Kew Green, Richmond, Surrey, .
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