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Posted: 15 May 2021
Apply by: 21 May 2021

Background

East-West Management Institute (EWMI), an independent not-for-profit organization founded in New York, USA, has been implementing projects in Cambodia since 2003. In the USAID-funded Cambodian Civil Society Strengthening (CCSS) project, EWMI seeks to increase the capability of Cambodian civil society to engage in democratic processes by representing citizen concerns.

EWMI seeks a Video and Communications Specialist for a part-time framework contract with a ceiling of 22 days to produce two videos:

  • One one-hour video highlighting the accomplishments of its five-year CCSS project to be streamed in a virtual public closing event in June, 2021.
  • One five-minute video with highlights of the longer video (above).

EWMI will provide video content, photographs and narrative information on its work with more than 20 partner organizations. EWMI will also provide English subtitles for the video as required and IT expertise, as well as graphic designs that can be included in the video.

Scope of Work

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Advise EWMI on video and planning of on-line event to launch the video.
  • Produce two new videos that includes existing video and photos provided by EWMI: one one-hour video and one five-minute video.
  • Arrange for music in the video and any legal rights that may be required.
  • Coaching and recording narrator for the video as required.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience editing video and photographs to produce a high quality professional video
  • Demonstrated experience shaping video products to maximize effectiveness with specific target audiences
  • Experience working with Cambodian civil society organizations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

Closing date for all applications:  21st May 2021

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter, proposed budget, CV (including the names and contact information for three professional references) and link to at least one video created by the applicant to Houy Leakhena, Director of Finance and Operations: ccss_info@ewmi.org  and include the position title of Video and Communications Specialist in the subject line.  

We accept applications by email only. EWMI does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, race, age, gender, or sexual orientation. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Posted: 07 May 2021
Apply by: 14 May 2021

Apply immediately, but no later than by the end of the day on Friday, May 14, 2021

East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) invites applications by international experts and nationals of Azerbaijan for the Deputy Chief of Party position as part of EWMI’s proposal for the upcoming five-year USAID Social Engagement Support (SES) Activity in Azerbaijan. The activity will support strengthening local partnerships in order to enhance citizen participation in advancing Azerbaijan’s social and economic development and to increase accountability and transparency in governance. The assignment is expected to start in October 2021.

Deputy Chief of Party

Required qualifications

  • 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the fields of community development, civic education and engagement, private sector engagement, civil society capacity development, democratic governance, political economy analyses or other comparable sectors within the social sciences field
  • 7 years of progressively responsible experience in project management in complex environments with multiple sub-grantees
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in managing and applying monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Demonstrated experience incorporating a gender and youth lens in programming
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • English proficiency (oral and written)
  • References for the last three (3) years of work experience

Desired qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant field
  • Azerbaijani proficiency

To apply: Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) contact information for three references to: employment@ewmi.org and include in the subject line “DCOP – Azerbaijan”. No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional information. EWMI is an equal opportunity employer.

About EWMI: The East-West Management Institute, Inc. works to strengthen democratic societies by bringing together government, civil society and the private sector to build accountable, capable and transparent institutions.

Posted: 07 May 2021
Apply by: 14 May 2021

Apply immediately, but no later than by the end of the day on Friday, May 14, 2021

East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) invites applications by nationals of Azerbaijan for the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Specialist position as part of EWMI’s proposal for the upcoming five-year USAID Social Engagement Support (SES) Activity in Azerbaijan. The activity will support strengthening local partnerships in order to enhance citizen participation in advancing Azerbaijan’s social and economic development and to increase accountability and transparency in governance. The assignment is expected to start in October 2021.

Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Specialist

Required qualifications

  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of economic growth/development, livelihood development, business (MSMEs) development public-private partnerships, social entrepreneurship or other comparable sectors
  • 3 years of progressively responsible experience in project management in complex environments with multiple sub-grantees
  • Demonstrated experience incorporating a gender and youth lens in programming
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Azerbaijani proficiency (oral and written)
  • References for the last three (3) years of work experience

Desired qualifications

  • English proficiency (oral and written)
  • Master’s degree in relevant field

To apply: Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) contact information for three references to: employment@ewmi.org and include in the subject line “PSE Specialist – Azerbaijan”. No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional information. EWMI is an equal opportunity employer.

About EWMI: The East-West Management Institute, Inc. works to strengthen democratic societies by bringing together government, civil society and the private sector to build accountable, capable and transparent institutions.

 

Posted: 07 May 2021
Apply by: 14 May 2021

Apply immediately, but no later than by the end of the day on Friday, May 14, 2021

East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) invites applications by nationals of Azerbaijan for the Capacity Development (CD) Specialist position as part of EWMI’s proposal for the upcoming five-year USAID Social Engagement Support (SES) Activity in Azerbaijan. The activity will support strengthening local partnerships in order to enhance citizen participation in advancing Azerbaijan’s social and economic development and to increase accountability and transparency in governance. The assignment is expected to start in October 2021.

Capacity Development (CD) Specialist

Required qualifications

  • 7 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of organizational capacity development, civic engagement, curriculum development, or other comparable sectors
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in project management in complex environments with multiple sub-grantees
  • Demonstrated experience incorporating a gender and youth lens in programming
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Azerbaijani proficiency (oral and written)
  • References for the last three (3) years of work experience

Desired qualifications

  • English proficiency (oral and written)
  • Master’s degree in relevant field

To apply: Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) contact information for three references to: employment@ewmi.org and include in the subject line “CD Specialist – Azerbaijan”. No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional information. EWMI is an equal opportunity employer.

About EWMI: The East-West Management Institute, Inc. works to strengthen democratic societies by bringing together government, civil society and the private sector to build accountable, capable and transparent institutions.

Posted: 03 May 2021
Apply by: 07 May 2021

Apply immediately, but no later than by the end of the day on Friday, May 7, 2021

East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) invites applications for the Chief of Party position as part of EWMI’s proposal for the upcoming five-year USAID Social Engagement Support (SES) Activity in Azerbaijan. The activity will support strengthening local partnerships in order to enhance citizen participation in advancing Azerbaijan’s social and economic development and to increase accountability and transparency in governance. The assignment is expected to start in October 2021.

Chief of Party

Required qualifications

  • 10 years of progressively responsible international development experience in project management in complex environments with multiple sub-grantees.
  • 7 years of progressively responsible experience in the fields of community development, civic education and engagement, private sector engagement, civil society capacity development, democratic governance, or other comparable sectors within the social sciences field
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in overseeing financial management operations
  • Demonstrable experience in conflict resolution
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • English proficiency (oral and written)
  • References for the last three (3) years of work experience

Desired qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant field

To apply: Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) contact information for three references to: employment@ewmi.org and include in the subject line “COP – Azerbaijan”. No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional information. EWMI is an equal opportunity employer.

About EWMI: The East-West Management Institute, Inc. works to strengthen democratic societies by bringing together government, civil society and the private sector to build accountable, capable and transparent institutions.

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: 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.