Royal Academy of Engineering Global Grand Challenges Competition 2017

The Royal Academy of Engineering are inviting university teams to participate in the Global Grand Challenges Competition 2017; a seven-month programme of challenge-led innovation, design and business development, culminating in the opportunity for five successful teams to attend the Global Grand Challenges Summit in Washington DC.

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Chief Field Office, NOC, Mbeya, Tanzania (For nationals only)

Qualifications of Successful Candidate
  • Advanced Degree in Social Science or other social science field is required.
  • Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, in a related field.
  • Fluency in English and another UN language.
Use the following link to find out the details https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=501813

Closing Date 6 Jan 2017 E. Africa Standard Time

Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship for women from Asia, Africa

Recipients of this scholarship are top-caliber female candidates who have been admitted to the HEC Paris MBA program (Full-time only) and who can demonstrate exemplary leadership skills in one or more of the following areas:
  • Community work
  • Charity engagement
  • Sustainable development practices
Amount of Award: Up to two scholarships of € 20,000 per year

Find out more about this scholarship by visiting http://www.mba.hec.edu/Fees-Funding/Scholarships/Fondation-Rainbow-Bridge

Job: East African Regional Health Experts

Organization: Health Partners International

Closing date: 08 Jan 2017

Health Partners International (HPI) is a partnership that specialises in systems, governance and community engagement working in low and middle income countries. We provide policy and strategy advisory support, technical and programme management services in priority health areas focusing on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), malaria and other communicable diseases, and nutrition. We have a long track record of successful collaboration with the public and private sectors, civil society and communities, supporting their efforts to achieve equitable gains in health and development. As we move forward in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals, we are developing increasingly integrated and multi-sectoral approaches that take account of the complex nature of our world with its unacceptable levels of inequality, the growing burden of non-communicable disease and the current enormous challenge of migration from areas of conflict, instability and fragility.

HPI continues to grow its East Africa portfolio, we are looking to identify high quality experts to meet demand for long- and short- technical expertise in the East Africa region.

The successful candidates will have experience and knowledge of providing technical assistance to programmes in East Africa, particularly in Uganda and South Sudan, across one or more of the following technical areas:
  • human resources for health (HRH);
  • reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH);
  • and nutrition.
Successful consultants will be included on our online database of experts which HPI relies on to source candidates for long term and short term roles. Once included in our database, HPI will contact you for suitable roles in the region as they arise.

By submitting your CV and cover letter to HPI, we understand that you have read our Data Protection Policy and have given us permission to store your personal details and contact you about future job opportunities.

Download the job description here.

How to apply:

Please send your cover letter, tailored CV (no more than 2 pages) highlighting key competencies to match the areas of experience above, highlighting salary expectations (in GBP), and reference details to [email protected].

Health Systems Strengthening Experts

Organization: Health Partners International

Closing date: 08 Jan 2017

Health Partners International (HPI) is a partnership that specialises in systems, governance and community engagement working in low and middle income countries. We provide policy and strategy advisory support, technical and programme management services in priority health areas focusing on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), malaria and other communicable diseases, and nutrition. We have a long track record of successful collaboration with the public and private sectors, civil society and communities, supporting their efforts to achieve equitable gains in health and development. As we move forward in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals, we are developing increasingly integrated and multi-sectoral approaches that take account of the complex nature of our world with its unacceptable levels of inequality, the growing burden of non-communicable disease and the current enormous challenge of migration from areas of conflict, instability and fragility.

As Health Partners International (HPI) continues to develop its portfolio we are interested in expanding the range of consultants that we engage with to strengthen our work. This can happen both on our current programmes and for the new exciting opportunities that we positioning for.

Successful candidates will be included within the HPI & WISE consultant database and will be contacted for relevant opportunities. These can range from more short term assignments to longer term in country posts. The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge of providing technical assistance for health systems strengthening programmes, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. They will bring innovative and exciting ideas about the ways to make health systems stronger and more resilient to emerging threats.

By submitting your CV and cover letter to HPI, we understand that you have read our Data Protection Policy and have given us permission to store your personal details and contact you about future job opportunities.

Read the full job description here.

How to apply:

Please send your cover letter, tailored CV (no more than 2 pages) highlighting key competencies to match the areas of experience above, highlighting salary expectations (in GBP), and reference details to bdrecrui[email protected]

Job: Education Officer (French speaking) - Tanzania

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 03 Jan 2017

BACKGROUND

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

In mid-April 2016, NRC conducted a pre-assessment mission in the refugee camps in north western Tanzania and the assessment revealed that the humanitarian situation for the refugees requires urgent intervention and NRC therefore decided to establish an operational office in Kibondo town, to respond in Mtendeli and/or Nduta refugee camps. The initial interventions will focus in three sectors; shelter, WASH and education (initially construction of permanent classrooms). NRC is therefore seeking a French speaking Education Officer for the NRC Office in Kibondo, Tanzania. The Education Officer reports to the Education Programme Development Manager.

TASK DESCRIPTION
  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated education project portfolio according to plan of action (according to strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)
  • Coordinate with relevant partners within the Education sector and represent NRC at relevant meetings
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Provide expertise within the Teacher Training program, by defining training contents, coordination with partners, delivering of training, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Contribute to comprehensive education assessment for potential new education activities or in new locations;
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Ensure that procurement and distribution of education materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Supervise, train and develop field teams
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management (i.e. progress reports)
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of three years’ teaching experience
  • Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • University degree or Certificate in Education as a qualified teacher from a recognized institution
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications)
  • Must have fluency in English and French, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages will be an added advantage
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
Highest standards of ethics and integrity, and communicating with impact and respect
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

WHAT WE OFFER

Duty station: Kibondo, or another location in North Western Tanzania, where NRC supports the refugee response

Commencement: As soon as possible

Contract period: 12 months (with possibility of extension)

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Tanzania

How to apply:

APPLY VIA:

https://www.webcruiter.no/WcMain/advertviewpublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=3292507169&company_id=23109900&Link_source_id=&use_position_site_header=0&culture_id=EN

2017 Engage Global Social Media Competition: Technology for a Sustainable Future

The 2017 Engage Global Social Media Competition is open to all citizens across the globe 18 years of age or older. The winner will be flown to Abu Dhabi, with airfare, ground transportation within Abu Dhabi and accommodation paid by Masdar.

Find out more about this competition by visiting http://masdar.ae/en/intiatives/detail/2017-engage-global-social-media-competition-technology-for-a-sustainable-fu

Voting will continue until January 7, 2017.