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Posted: 04 March 2021
Apply by: 14 March 2021

East West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) invites applications by highly qualified nationals of Georgia and international experts for the position of the Domestic Resource Mobilization Specialist as part of EWMI’s proposal for the upcoming five-year USAID-funded Civil Society Engagement Activity in Georgia (CSEA-G). The Activity will work to increase citizen engagement, awareness, and participation in civic actions and democratic processes in Georgia.

This is a full-time long-term position based in Tbilisi, Georgia, offering relevant benefits package. The assignment is expected to start in September 2021.

Key requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in domestic resource mobilization practices, including working with CSOs to diversify domestic funding sources and fundraising for social development purposes;
  • Demonstrated experience in building and applying knowledge, tools, and understanding of constituency resource management, philanthropy, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) is preferred;
  • Ability to bring in cross-regional examples and apply best practices;
  • Capacity to analyze and make recommendations related to a wide range of strategies to enhance domestic giving, including the improvement of regulatory framework for individual and corporate giving, incentivized social investments, and social entrepreneurship;
  • Experience in developing public private partnerships and private sector engagement for social development purposes is preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in Europe and Eurasia is preferred;
  • University degree in relevant fields is required;
  • Very good command of English language is required;
  • Knowledge of Georgian and Russian is an advantage.

To apply: Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) contact information for three references to: jobs@ewmi.org and include “Georgia - Domestic Resource Mobilization Specialist” in the subject line. No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional information.

 

 

Posted: 16 February 2021
Apply by: 26 February 2021

Overview

EWMI seeks highly qualified, experienced, and innovative international Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist(s) to: (i) assist EWMI in developing Adapting, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (AMEL) approaches and plans for EWMI’s proposals for USAID and other donor-funded civil society support and rule of law programs; (ii) provide technical assistance on implementing AMEL approaches and plans to EWMI’s field office teams and local partners for several ongoing EWMI’s projects in the Caucuses, South East Asia, and Eastern Africa.

The M&E Specialist(s) will:

  • Provide technical leadership to develop AMEL framework, plans and indicators to capture project performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely AMEL and reporting of all project activities for EWMI’s proposals and/or ongoing projects;
  • Work closely with EWMI’s implementing partners (often local organizations) to design, implement and supervise their AMEL activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project’s implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes;
  • Will be responsible for documenting and disseminating program successes and challenges to EWMI.

Preferred Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills:

  • Master’s degree in a development field, social science, economics, or relevant discipline; doctoral degree in relevant fields is an advantage;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in an M&E role for international development programs or/and in providing technical expertise on AMELP approaches, plans, and implementation to international development programs; experience working for US government -funded programs is an advantage;
  • Proven high level expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation, and setting up and managing M&E systems that efficiently track performance as per program objectives;
  • Expertise in identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts;
  • Ability to lead and coordinate with multiple organizations through multiple step processes without being a direct supervisor (although appropriate authority will be given);
  • Skills in supporting staff with a variety of levels of knowledge and capabilities;
  • Strong organizational skills in order to balance competing priorities;
  • Ability to work independently and to efficiently meet deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, data base management, and data processing and presentation programs.

Please, send to employment@ewmi.org by the end of the day on February 26, 2021: your CV, a cover letter, a relevant example (plan, report, data presentation, etc.) of your work on AMEL approaches, plans, and implementation, and the contact addresses for three professional references. Please be sure to write “Application to AMEL Specialist Position” in the subject line.

 

Posted: 12 February 2021
Apply by: 18 February 2021

Job opportunities with a USAID-funded project in Uganda

Apply immediately, but no later than by the end of the day on Thursday, February 18, 2021

East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) invites applications by nationals of Uganda for the following positions with the five-year USAID/Uganda Civil Society Strengthening Activity. These are long-term positions. The assignment is expected to start on March 1, 2021.

Organizational Development Expert

Required qualifications

  • At least 10 years of experience developing and overseeing the provision of organizational development support to civil society, business or government institutions
  • A minimum of 7 years of capacity-building experience specific to civil society organizations in emergency economy settings.
  • USAID experience

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Expert

Required qualifications

  • At least 7 years of experience in setting up and overseeing MEL systems, of which at least 3 years must to relevant to development assistance activities
  • Demonstrated experience with computer and/or web-based performance data recording and reporting systems and other technologies that improve the quality of the monitoring system integrity and data collection/analysis/reporting/visualization
  • Demonstrated experience conduct social science research

Director of Financial Management and Activity

Required qualifications

  • Master’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in managing, increasing roles of responsibility, and extensive professional experience in finance, operation/administration, logistics and/or human resource-related matters for international development activities of similar scope and size with CSSA;

Or

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in managing, increasing roles of responsibility, and extensive professional experience in finance, operation/administration, logistics and/or human resource-related matters for international development activities of similar scope and size with CSSA;

And

  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA, ACCA, or equivalent) with a minimum of 5 years of experience in in managing, increasing roles of responsibility, and extensive professional experience in finance, operation/administration, logistics and/or human resource-related matters for international development activities of similar scope and size with CSSA;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • Familiarity with US Government financial reporting and compliance requirements;
  • Experience in managing donor-funded grants of similar scope and size of CSSA;
  • Experience in risk management and implementation of internal controls.

Senior Grants Finance Manager

Required qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience in financial and management and subrecipient monitoring

Capacity Development Coordinator

Required qualifications

  • At least 7 years of experience in training and skills transfer, especially with CSOs, and capacity development with government institutions and/or CSOs

Enabling Environment Team Leader

Required qualifications

  • At least 10 years of experience in strengthening CSOs, advocacy efforts of CSOs, and facilitating government-civil society dialogue

Public Outreach Specialist

Required qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience in prior public outreach activities, especially with government institutions and CSOs

Finance Assistant

Required qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience in supporting finance and operations for international development activities

ICT Specialist

Required qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience in provision of ICT support and ICT training and skills transfer, especially with CSOs

Driver

Note: Car will be procured by the office for driver to use

Required qualifications

  • Active, valid driver’s license
  • At least 5 years of experience driving, preferably for an international development organization

To apply: Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) contact information for three references to: ugandajobs@ewmi.org. Please include in the subject line the title of the position for which you are applying. No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional information. EWMI is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 13 October 2019
Apply by: 28 February 2020

The East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI), a not-for-profit organization engaged in strengthening civil society and promoting the rule of law around the world, is hiring Rule of Law Experts for short-term (3-6 week) assignments in Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and/or Asia. 

Position Description: EWMI is seeking a variety of rule of law experts, as follows:

  • Judicial Reform Experts: With experience in reforming the work of judicial councils, judges associations, and judicial training institutes.  Experts needed in the areas of judicial appointment, promotion, and discipline; judicial ethics; assessing judicial performance; promoting judicial independence; promoting judicial transparency and accountability; improving access to justice; and the design and delivery of judicial training initiatives in a broad spectrum of topics, including ethics, legal reasoning and writing, and gender equality, among other issues.  Experts also sought in designing and administering judicial appointment examinations.
  • Court Administration Experts: With experience in court management and budgeting; resource allocation; change management; case distribution, including the design and use of case weighting methodologies; caseload management and backlog reduction; use of information technology, including automated case assignment and case management systems; human resource management; public outreach and media affairs; audio and video recording of proceedings; improving access to courts; promoting improved coordination among various justice sector agencies and personnel (courts, prisons, process servers, experts, etc.); and the design and delivery of training programs for non-judicial court personnel, including on ethics, management, and backlog reduction.
  • International Human Rights Lawyers: With knowledge of UN and regional human rights standards and/or experience in the use of strategic litigation and other methods to promote compliance with such standards; experience in training judges, prosecutors, lawyers and law students on international and comparative human rights; and experience in training and mentoring lawyers, bar associations, and civil society organizations on protecting fundamental human rights such as on right to counsel, freedom from torture, gender equality, non-discrimination, etc.
  • Bar Reform Experts: With experience in strengthening the capacity of bar associations and similar groups to advocate for equality of arms, protect human rights, and promote the rule of law. Experts also sought in the design and delivery of continuing legal education programs, in particular (but not limited to) regarding ethics, legal writing and reasoning, advocacy skills, gender equality, etc.  Experts also sought in designing and administering bar examinations. 
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Experts: With experience in promoting the use of alternative dispute resolution methodologies, including mediation (court annexed or otherwise) and arbitration in civil, commercial, and criminal (plea bargaining) cases.  Experience needed in particular in the design of such systems; training judges, lawyers, and other court staff on the ethical usage of ADR; and public outreach and education concerning the benefits of ADR. Experts also needed in the use of traditional dispute resolution methods, and in conforming such to modern human rights requirements, and ensuring coordination with formal justice systems.
  • Enforcement of Judgments Experts: With experience in designing efficient systems for enforcing civil and commercial judgments, including through privatized systems, improved public systems, or hybrid systems.  Experts needed for training bailiffs, lawyers, and judges on systems and methodologies for enforcing judgments.
  • Access to Justice Experts: Legal experts needed to design approaches to improving access to justice for citizens, in particular for the indigent.  Specific expertise needed in the operations of legal aid agencies, such as hiring, promoting, and training legal aid lawyers; the role of civil society organizations in providing legal aid; the role of traditional dispute resolution in providing justice; overcoming physical barriers to courts; and public outreach and education concerning citizens’ rights.

Experts will be hired as consultants for short-term (3-6 week) assignments that require overseas travel. International development experience is preferred.

To Apply: Please submit a brief (one page only) cover letter summarizing how you meet the above requirements, together with a CV (two pages only), and the names and contact information for three professional references to: employment@ewmi.org. Please include the specific position for which you are applying in the subject of the email. Only those invited for interviews will be contacted; no calls please. EWMI is an equal opportunity employer.