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Woman farmer Mount Kenya

As part of a 2010 climate change study in Mount Kenya a woman farmer works in her field. Today women throughout Africa contribute to their local and regional society, but are they being supported with increased education? A new study by Afrobarometer says no. Image: Neil Palmer/CIAT

Current Job listings

SPECIAL NOTE: Dates shown with these job listings reflect date the job was posted, not the closing date for the position

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Jobs at AWID

Director, Feminist Movement-Building

12 December 2014

The Director, Feminist Movement Building reports to the Executive Director and is part of the senior leadership team in AWID. The position has four to five direct reports, including the managers of AWID’s International Forum, Membership & Constituency Engagement, and Young Feminist Activism teams.

Deadline:           January 11, 2015

Location:            Work location is open

Organization:     AWID

Consultant for Online Finance Tools

02 December 2014

AWID is seeking a consultant for a short term contract to assist us with identifying and implementing effective online financial tools for our international, virtual team.

Deadline:          January 11, 2015

Location:           Toronto, Canada

Organization:    AWID

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Jobs Around the World

UN Women: Representative

21 December 2014

The UN Women Representative is responsible for translating the UN Women’s Strategic Plan (SP), in line with regional and national priorities, into development initiatives and results by developing, implementing and managing programs and projects.

Deadline:          January 6, 2015

Location:           Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Organization:    UN Women

Resident Program Manager/Sr. Program Manager for Women’s Political Participation

21 December 2014

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a Resident Program Manager/Sr Program Manager for its multi-sectoral Women’s Leadership Program.

Deadline:        Open until filled

Location:         Sana’a, Yemen

Organization:  National Democratic Institute

Womanity Award Programme Manager

20 December 2014

The Womanity Foundation is looking for a project manager to coordinate Womanity’s support to Award winners 2014, as well as prepare and run the future editions of the Award.

Deadline:        January 11, 2015

Location:         TBD

Organization:  The Womanity Foundation

Junior Consultant

20 December 2014

The Consultant position requires specialised gender analytical skills to assist with the coding and analysis of the 2015 data for a small longitudinal research study within Plan’s ‘Because I am a Girl’ report team based in the Advocacy, Campaigns and Research Department at Plan UK.

Deadline:        January 7, 2015

Location:         London, UK

Organization: Plan-UK

Global Religions Program Director

20 December 2014

The Director of the Global Religions Program serves as the lead subject matter and strategy expert responsible for the implementation of the Global Religious program within the Social Justice Program of the Arcus Foundation.

Deadline:          Open until filled

Organization:   Arcus Foundation

Programme Specialist (Peace and Development)

20 December 2014

The Advisor will support ongoing and planned programmatic activities of the UN system, in particular of the UNDP Integrated Governance Program, to advance reform and strengthen key institutions, civil society and the media.

Deadline:         January 4, 2015

Location:          Male’, Maldives

OrganizationL  UNDP

Gender Researchers (2), Assessment of Womens’s Participation In Elections In Bangladesh

19 December 2014

GRI is recruiting for two experienced Gender Researchers/Specialists to participate in an anticipated two-month UNDP-funded study of determinants of women voter’s choice and facilitating women’s participation in elected office.

Deadline:       Open until filled

Location:        Dhaka, Bangladesh

Organization: Gender Resources Inc.

Manager of the Office of the President

18 December 2014

The Center seeks a Manager of of the Office of the President who will report to the Center’s Chief of Staff and play a significant role in supporting the smooth and effective operations of the Office of the President, with primary responsibility for running the President’s daily operations.

Deadline:          On a rolling basis

Location:           New York City

Organization:    Center for Reproductive Rights

Senior Officer – Gender Based Violence (GBV)

18 December 2014

Reporting to the Head of Operations, The Senior Officer will coordinate the work of the GBV team providing strategic, administrative and technical leadership to ensure the implementation of EIGE’s activities defined in its work programmes and other documents for this priority area.

Deadline:           January 18, 2015

Location:           Vilnius, Lithuania

Organization:   European Institute for Gender Equality

UN Programme Officer (Geneva)

18 December 2014

This is an exciting full-time position within the team of ILGA. In consultation with the UN Programme and Advocacy Manager, the post holder will be responsible for ILGA’s work on the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies.

Deadline:          January 5, 2015

Location:           Geneva

Organization:    ILGA

Team Lead, Assessment of Women in Parliaments in the Middle East

14 December 2014

The Team Lead will be responsible for leading the assessment, managing a team of four remote regional experts, and presenting findings.

Deadline:          Open until filled

Location:          Middle East

Organization:   Gender Resources Inc.

Regional Gender and Governance Specialist – Maghreb, Assessment of Women in Parliaments in the Middle East

14 December 2014

The Specialist will report to the Team Lead and will be responsible for assessment research in Algeria, Morocco, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, and Tunisia. The assignment would commence in February or March 2015.

Deadline:          Open until filled

Location:           Middle East

Organization:    Gender Resources Inc.

Regional Gender and Governance Specialist – Egypt and the Levant, Assessment of Women in Parliaments in the Middle East

13 December 2014

The Specialist will report to the Team Lead and will be responsible for assessment research in Egypt, Lebanon, and Palestine. The assignment would commence in February or March 2015.

Deadline:            Open until filled

Location:             Middle East

Organization:     Gender Resources Inc.

Regional Gender and Governance Specialist – Gulf States, Assessment of Women in Parliaments in the Middle East

13 December 2014

The Specialist will report to the Team Lead and will be responsible for assessment research in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Yemen. The assignment would commence in February or March 2015.

Deadline:             Open until filled

Location:             Middle East

Organization:      Gender resources Inc

Regional Gender and Governance Specialist – Iraq, Jordan, and Syria, Assessment of Women in Parliaments in the Middle East

13 December 2014

GRI is recruiting for an experienced Gender and Governance Specialist to participate in an anticipated three-month UN Women assessment of women’s participation in national legislatures in the Middle East.

Deadline:           Open until filled

Location:            Middle East

Organization:     Gender Resources Inc.

Technical Advisor, Health Programs

12 December 2014

The Advisor will  be responsible for initiating and leading special initiatives in the health unit and participating in joint initiatives with other IRC technical units.

Deadline:          December 24, 2014

Location:           New York, NY

Organization:   International Rescue Committee

WPE Emergency Coordinator (Consultant, South Sudan)

12 December 2014

The WPE Emergency Coordinator will oversee all aspects of the DFID start up and provide support to new teams in Bentiu, Koch and other locations to ensure that all interventions are implemented according to international best practices, and in line with IRC’s GBV Emergency Response Model.

Deadline:         December 24, 2014

Location:          Juba, S. Soudan

Organization:   International Rescue Committee

Senior Technical Advisor for Reproductive Health

12 December 2014

The Senior Technical Advisor for Reproductive Health (RH STA) leads the development and oversight of the IRC reproductive health programs. The RH STA should be a global thought leader and doer with a passion for, and track record of, advancing reproductive health access for people affected by conflict.

Deadline:        December 24, 2014

Location:         New York, NY

Organization:  International Rescue Committee

External Consultant

12 December 2014

Deadline: 15 December 2014

Location: Home based (with planned field visits)

Organization: Instituto Promundo

Finance and Administration Manager

11 December 2014

The Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for all aspects of the financial management and administration for the Fund. The Manager is expected to provide sound financial advice and effective financial management as well as manage the administrative functions of the Fund.

Deadline:           January 4, 2015

Location:           The location of the position is flexible

Organization:     FRIDA

Senior Technical Manager – Agrobiodiversity Research Area

11 December 2014

The Manager will report to the Agrobiodiversity Research Area Director and provide regional coordination with national partners on CIAT Biosciences initiatives; support the implementation and technical reporting for LAC Biosafety country project.

Deadline:          January 5, 2015

Location:          CIAT Headquarters Office in Cali, Colombia

Organization:   International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Program Officer, Natural Resource Rights

10 December 2014

The program officer seeks strategic opportunities for partnership and collaboration that leverage AJWS’s grant making and promote the work of grantees, develops initiatives that advance AJWS and grantees’ work, and contributes to funder affinity groups and networks to deepen knowledge in the field.

Deadline:           Open until filled

Location:            New York, NY

Organization:     American Jewish World Service

Litigation Fellow

08 December 2014

The Litigation Fellow will support the human rights litigation of the Justice Initiative, researching legal issues that arise across the breadth of the Justice Initiatives’ litigation, becoming involved in specific cases, and assisting in the development of new areas of litigation.

Deadline:        February 6, 2015

Location:         New York, NY

Organization:  Open Society Foundations

Development and Advocacy Coordinator

07 December 2014

The Development and Advocacy Coordinator will creatively and effectively carry out outreach and advocacy efforts and support the financial stability of the organization.

Deadline:          Open until filled

Location:          Washington, DC

Organization:   Guatemala Human Rights Commission

Human Resources Manager

07 December 2014

The Human Resources Manager guides and manages the overall provision of HR resources services, policies and programs for IWDA, including provision of expert advice to the Chief Executive Officer and IWDA’s Leadership Team.

Deadline:          January 12, 2015

Location:           Melbourne, Australia

Organization:    International Women’s Development Agency

Project Director, Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

25 November 2014

IRC is seeking a Project Director to lead and manage a five year research project on Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in emergencies and conflict settings funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Deadline:          Open until filled

Location:           New York, NY

Organization:     International Rescue Committee

Emergency Response Team/Women’s Protection & Empowerment Unit Coordinator

25 November 2014

The Coordinator will Design and implement appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems ensuring consistent reporting and analysis of results to enhance program effectiveness and quality, and must be prepared to be deployed within 72 hours; emergency deployments take precedence over other duties;

Deadline:        December 24, 2014

Location:        New York, NY

Organization:  International Rescue Committee

Program Associate for Advocacy & Communications

29 October 2014

The Program Associate will liaise with WLP’s partner organizations and assist with coordinating the implementation and evaluation of grassroots training workshops and training of trainer institutes.

Deadline:         December 31, 2014

Location:         Washington, DC

Organization:  Women’s Learning Partnership

Accounting Internship

18 July 2014

Interns will provide support to the Director of Finance and Administration. Duties include: payroll and credit card expense allocations and related data entry; accounts payable tasks; bank reconciliations.

Deadline:          August 25, 2014 for fall 2014 and December 15, 2014 for spring 2015

Location:          Washington, DC

Organization:    IWPR

Development Internship

18 July 2014

Intern will help the development team with direct mail, grant-management, funder research, and other elements of nonprofit fundraising.

Deadline:         August 25, 2014 for fall 2014 and December 15, 2014 for spring 2015

Location:         Washington, DC

Organization:   IWPR

Communications and Online Communications Internship

18 July 2014

Intern will provide administrative and editorial support to the communications team, with an emphasis on web and online communications.Monitoring traditional and social media; answering phones; filing and other duties.

Deadline:         August 25,2014 for fall 2014 and December 15,2014 for spring 2015

Location:         Washington, DC

Organization:   IWPR

Research Internship

18 July 2014

Interns will provide administrative and research support to researchers. Duties include: assisting with literature reviews and data collection; designing charts, graphs and tables; answering phones; and filing.

Deadline:          August 25,2014 for fall 2014 and December 15,2014 for Spring 2015

Location:          Washington, DC

Organization:    IWPR

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These job listings have been provided by AWID – Association for Women’s Rights in Development

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