Call for CVs - Pakistan

Pakistan
Apply by 20 July 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 20 June 2018

Job Description

World Learning, a major American education technical assistance and consulting firm, is currently seeking qualified candidates for a variety of positions to support multiple USAID-funded activities in Pakistan.

Please note that recruitment is contingent upon successful award and funding of projects. To be considered for any position, applicants must submit his/her CV and application letter providing details of their qualifications to recruitment@worldlearning.org. In the subject line of the email, please include “USAID Pakistan” as well as the title of the position to which you are applying.

Minimum qualifications

University degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in the below outlined areas on USAID or other donor-funded development activities in Pakistan.

Chief of Party (CoP) & Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP):

Demonstrated understanding of issues in Pakistan pertaining to basic education and access; pre-service teacher training; workforce development; vocational training and education; countering violent extremism (CVE); or inclusive development, as well as knowledge of counterparts, individuals, and organizations active in these areas. Proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision‐making, communication, and interpersonal skills, with experience serving in a senior leadership role for international donor-funded development projects

Director of Finance & Operations:

Experience in the effective and efficient oversight of all aspects of project financial, operational, and administrative management in accordance with USAID regulations, Pakistani law, and implementing partner policies and procedures, including financial management and reporting, procurement, subcontracting, security, budgeting, and expenditure tracking. Experience managing staff on a large finance and operations team.

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation Research & Learning (MERL):

Significant experience in the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems for international donor-funded development projects in Pakistan, including work plan development and the creation of systems to measure and track progress toward fulfillment of project benchmarks. Demonstrated expertise in quantitative and qualitative data collection and management methodologies, with knowledge of data collection protocols to ensure accurate data collection and verification. Understanding of USAID’s system of indicators, results, and reporting strongly preferred.

Grants Manager:

Demonstrated experience in ensuring the effectiveness and compliance of grants programs, including sub-award management, risk management of low-capacity grantees, and development of financial and administrative guidelines for implementation. Knowledge of USAID grant rules and regulations and best practices in grant program management required, including a solid understanding of USAID grants under contract policies.

About the Organization

Eighty years ago, a group of young Americans sailed to Germany on a cultural exchange program. They returned home with lifelong friendships, a broader understanding of the world, and the ability to empathize with people from other cultures. This was the beginning of The Experiment in International Living. It was also the beginning of World Learning.

The Experiment in International Living is still a vibrant part of World Learning today. But as global needs have grown, World Learning has grown too. Today World Learning operates the SIT graduate school, study abroad programs, and leads international development and civic activism programs throughout the world.

In 60 countries with an annual budget of over $100 million, World Learning empowers people and strengthens institutions that help people learn, grow, and thrive.

Nobel Peace Prize winners and heads of parliament have earned master’s degrees at our School of International Training. College students spend a semester abroad in our Study Abroad program. Judges, police officers and other community leaders hone their skills through our international exchanges. Activists in Myanmar learn community organizing through our international development program.

Today, more than ever, the world needs fully engaged global citizens who recognize what it means to build bridges of tolerance, respect, and understanding and have the knowledge, skills, and international experience to assume leadership positions in the world. At this moment of unprecedented, acute, international need and opportunity, World Learning is responding by re-investing in its programs, deepening their impact, and implementing a global vision for the future.

World Learning is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/veterans/ADA employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

More information

Call for CVs - WL Pakistan 6-18.pdf

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