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Union Bank is recruiting

Welcome to

Union Bank of Nigeria PLC

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc is committed to the implementation of Corporate Governance best practices and to this end we have aligned our recruitment focus to attract young talented graduates that would join this prestigious team of champions of integrity, credibility, accountability and transparency. The bank seeks intelligent, creative and dynamic graduates to fill positions in various divisions, and across various states of Nigeria.​


You must be under the age of 30 by the 29th day of August, 2008.
You must have completed your NYSC with a discharge certificate.
You must have a University Degree (1st Class, 2:1, 2:2, HND Upper Credit)
A Masters Degree would be of advantage
A Professional Qualification is also a plus.


Interested candidates who meet our requirements should obtain a GSE ID from Welcome to GSE - Graduate Standardization Examination and there after apply online at the Union Bank career website using the following link:

Union Bank of Nigeria plc

PHONE 234-1-2630361, 2631430, 2644374, 2644255
FAX: 234-1-2669873, 2644306
Website: Union Bank of Nigeria plc e-mail: info@unionbankng.com


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JOB POSITON WITH FAA: Application Deadline - 8-27-08

Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
External Vacancy Announcement
Vacancy Announcement Number: ASW-ATO-08-481- 107840

Open Date: Aug 14, 2008
Close Date: Aug 27, 2008
Position: Safety and Occupational Health Specialist,FV- 0018-I, Job
Salary Range : $68,394 to $106,035 USD Per Year
Duty Location(s): Fort Worth , Texas - Vacancies: 1

Organization Location: Southwest Region, Air Traffic Organization, Central
Service Center, Safety Assurance Group,AJO2-C13

Area of Consideration: All Sources Nationwide

Appointment Duration: Permanent

Job Status: Full Time

Duties: Plans, organizes, directs, and controls a safety and occupational
health program within the Service Area. Develops and directs the
establishment of safety and occupational health requirements. Plans and
prepares regulations and guidelines applicable to operations within the
Service Area. Develops and conducts a safety education program to fulfill
the employee development requirements of a diverse workforce engaged in
safety related occupations.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have 1 year of
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE that is typically in or related to the work of the
position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the
particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the
duties of that position. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as knowledge and
experience in managing a safety and occupational health program. To be
creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to
the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation
in the organization.

EVALUATION CRITERIA: Candidates will be rated against the knowledge,
skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAO's) required for
successful performance in the position to be filled. Credit will not be
given separately for experience, education, training, awards, or
performance appraisal. Address each KSAO separately on plain paper, cite
accomplishments or work examples that demonstrate the following knowledge,
skills, or abilities.

1. Knowledge of Occupational Health Safety Act, pertaining to safety
practices, policies and regulations. Provide examples of how you have
applied these regulations to establish or apply safety and occupational
health requirements.

2. Ability to interpret and apply laws, policies and regulations governing
one or more programs in order to answer questions, provide advice and
guidance to others, and solve problems. Provide examples of how you have
demonstrated the ability to interpret and apply the laws, policies and
regulations as they relate to Occupational Health and Safety.

3. Ability to deliver clear and concise information to targeted audience.
Provide examples of your ability to communicate and present clear and
concise information effectively with different levels of employees and
management in an organization. Also provide examples where you have
developed reports of inspection and or other program activities that
clearly conveyed observations, results, findings which required corrective

4. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with diverse
groups and individuals, both within and outside of government, in order to
assist with sensitive and controversial areas. Provide examples that
demonstrate your ability to work effectively with others to accomplish work
within established timeframes where flexibility and resourcefulness of team
members were imperative to successful accomplishment of job

5. Ability to lead a team of individuals consisting of professional,
scientific, technical and administrative staff, including planning and
coordinating work activities, coaching performance, and resolving problems.
Provide examples that demonstrate your leadership ability to motivate
others and resolve problems. Please provide examples where you provided
solution to challenging situations.

Excepted Service: The FAA is an excepted service agency. Basic Federal
employee benefits remain the same as other Federal agencies.

FAA's CORE COMPENSATION PLAN This position is covered by the FAA Core
Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is
available here.

Requirement probationary period: Unless previously completed, the person
selected for this position must satisfactorily complete a 1-year
probationary period.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete bid packages must be received in this office by
close of business on the closing date of this announcement to be
considered. "Failure to submit required forms may result in receiving a
lower rating in the evaluation process and could result in non-referral to
the selecting official." Submit the following: (1) FAA Form 3330-42,
Request for Promotion Consideration and Acknowledgment. (OPTIONAL. IF YOU DO
OF-612, Optional Application for Federal Employment, OR SF-171 (Edition
6/88 or later), Application for Federal Employment, [NOTE: Items 38-47 are
not required], OR resume OR any written format. Important: Any application
form used must contain requested information on vacancy announcement and
information indicated in the OF-510, Applying For A Federal Job, pamphlet.
(3) OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, is required with
applications for sensitive or public trust positions. See sensitivity level
on vacancy announcement. (4) Submit separate sheets of paper for responses
to referenced KSAO's on the vacancy announcement. (5) DD-214 - Certificate
of Release or Discharge from Active Military Duty (Member 4 copy). To claim
10-point veterans' preference, attach an SF-15, Application for 10-Point
Veterans' Preference, plus proof required by that form, as well as DD-214.
(6) Current SF-50B - Notification of Personnel Action (if applicable).

FAA Application Forms

Collection of Applicant Pool Information: The FAA requests that you
voluntarily complete the requested forms to assist the agency in evaluating
and improving recruitment and outreach efforts to publicize job
opportunities and encourage employment applications from a broad applicant
pool. We are collecting information from applicants on race, ethnicity,
gender, national origin, disability status, veterans preference status, and
how you learned about the vacancy. Providing this information is completely
voluntarily and will not affect the processing of your application or
consideration for employment. Prior to the review of your application
materials, these demographic forms will be separated from your application
along with any personal identifiers.

The collected information will help us to better understand the applicant
pool for FAA jobs. The nature of the information received is confidential.
This information will be maintained under conditions that ensure only
summary data for all applicants are reported and that no individual
applicant's data is provided to selecting officials. This information
becomes part of a Privacy Act System of Records as identified in 5 CFR
552a, and any disclosure of this record or information contained in this
record is in accordance with routine uses found in OPM/GOVT-7, Applicant
Race, Sex, National Origin, and Disability Status Records.

NOTE: At this time, we are requesting that all applicants voluntarily
complete the DOT Applicant Background Questionnaire and SF-15: Application
for 10-Point Veteran Preference.

Mail or Submit Bids to: Mailing Address: Federal Aviation Administration
ATTN: Employment Services Branch, ASW-14 Fort Worth, Texas 76193-0014
Physical Address: Federal Aviation Administration 2601 Meacham Blvd., Rm.
246 Fort Worth , Texas 76137

Contact Information: Debbie Berman or Wendy Golob (817)
222-5841/5803 Deborah.L.Berman@faa.gov

Servicing HR Office: Southwest Region 2601 Meachum Boulevard ATTN:
Employment Service Branch, ASW-14
FortWorth, TX 76193-0014 (817) 222-5810

Financial Disclosure The person selected for this position may be required
to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty.
FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in
aviation-related companies.

Privacy Act Requirements: Collection of personal identification data is
authorized under the Privacy Act (P.L. 93-579).

FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will be
considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability,
or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to
applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for
any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions
on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO
Programs is available on FAA: Home acr or by contacting the local FAA
Civil Rights Office.

Prohibition on Personal Use of Government Postage-Paid Envelopes: Use of
postage-paid Government envelopes to file job applications is a violation
of Federal laws and regulations. Applications submitted in postage-paid
Government envelopes will not be considered.

FAA vacancy information and certain application forms are now available on
the FAA's World Wide Web site at: FAA Career Opportunities

Non-citizens We are not accepting applications from non-citizens.

What resume must contain is detailed here.

The following forms are electronically attached for your convenience:

OF-612:Application for Employment
OF-510:Applying for a Federal Job
OF-306:Declaration for Federal Employment
FAA-3330-42: Request for Promotion Consideration and Acknowledgement
SF-15:Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference

The Central Logistics Service Area Real Estate and Utilities Group is
dedicated to Quality Customer Service and we would value your feedback.
Please email your feedback to 9-Asw-logistics- Customer- Feedback/ASW/FAA.

Keith J. Moore, Manager, Central Logistics Service Area, Real Estate and
Utilities Group, ASW-53
2601 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth , TX 76137 ph: 817-222-5789
fax: 817-222-5956 email: Keith.J.Moore@faa.gov


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Vacancies at Geometric Power - VACANCIES ATTACHED

Geometric Power Limited (GPL) is a project developer that is committed to developing various power projects nationally and subsequently within sub Saharan Africa in captive and non-captive models. GPL is currently investing more than US$ 350 million to construct a new 188 MW power plant in the first phase of its Aba Independent Power Project (Aba IPP) through its project companies: Geometric Power Aba Ltd (GPAL) and APL Electric (APLE). The Aba IPP model is an integrated utility comprising of GPAL and APLE that will generate and distribute electricity in an “island mode” within Aba metropolis. We expect that the Aba IPP would commence commercial operations at the end of Q1, 2009.

We are now seeking suitable candidates for the first phase of their hiring process for GPL and its Project companies, and hereby request that you forward the attached vacancies to your contacts in Nigeria and the Diaspora who may be suitable and interested in any of these positions. Please note that our HR Consultants would only consider online submissions for subsequent interviews. We therefore recommend that each candidate should complete the online application form and submit their resume at :: Geometric Power Limited :: before midnight Nigerian time on Wednesday, September 24, 2008.

Please feel free to contact me or visit our website www.geometricpower.com for more details.

Best regards,


Executive Director | Geometric Power Limited

No 8 Mary Slessor Street| Asokoro, Abuja FCT

Ph: +234(0)9-314- 4840| Mbl: +234 (0) 803.305.6465




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Attend the CareerBuilder.com Washington, DC Career Fair and have better workdays. Come meet top employers who are there to recruit, screen, and hire qualified candidates just like you. With a CareerBuilder.com Career Fair it is your chance to interview in person, on the spot, and network with influential company members.

Positions available in Sales, Heathcare, Technology, Finance, Management, Government, Retail, Administration, Customer Service and more!

More Details to follow shortly!

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Alder Planetarium, Chicago


The Adler Planetarium is seeking a Director of Foundation and Government Relations. Reporting to the Vice President for External Affairs, the Director is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing fund-raising initiatives in two key sectors of museum support: philanthropic foundations and city/state/federal government entities. This senior member of the development team works with museum project staff, trustees and foundation/government officials.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- identify, cultivate, solicit and recognize foundation prospects and donors
- strategize long-term opportunities for Adler revenue from major foundations
in the Midwest and selected national foundations
- develop and implement strategies that advance museum objectives to engage city, state and federal government entities, officials and funding
- develop a compelling case for museum funding through proposal and other communications vehicles as appropriate
- manage the efforts of consultants in Springfield and Washington, D.C.
- staff the Board’s Government Affairs Committee
- participate in department-wide strategy meetings, staff mentoring and donor events
- prepare and manage annual budgets and monitor quarterly income and expense forecasts

Education and Experience:
A Bachelors Degree is required (graduate degree preferred). Successful candidates will have excellent writing skills and five or more years of progressive experience in fundraising with demonstrated expertise interacting with professional grant makers and executive level volunteers. Knowledge of fundraising trends/ethics is essential as well as an understanding of foundation prospect research. A track record of achieving financial goals is essential. Analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, the ability to work with a variety of people in multiple departments, excellent organizational, presentation and team-building skills, and demonstrated creativity are essential. Computer literacy (knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, Raiser’s Edge, FirstClass and the Internet-based donor research) is imperative.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

Marguerite E. Dawson
Director of Human Resources
Telephone: 312.322.0591
Email: hr-DirFGR@adlerplanetarium.org
URL: Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL


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McHenry County Council of Governments

McHenry County Council of Governments, Administrative Assistant/Program Coordinator

The McHenry County Council of Governments, a non-profit organization located in Crystal Lake, IL seeks a part-time (20 hours per week) Administrative Assistant / Program Coordinator. Position offers interesting and varied work with organization that represents municipalities, McHenry County and other local governments. Competitive pay and retirement benefits.

Preferred candidate will be well-organized, personable, detail-oriented and a self-starter. He or she should also possess excellent writing skills, a proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Frontpage and experience organizing events and programs. Bachelor’s degree with two years of relevant, practical experience in a governmental or non-profit organization or equivalent, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.

Mail cover letter, resume, three references and pay history to Ms. Anna Bicanic Moeller at the McHenry County Council of Governments at 44 N. Virginia St. Suite 2-A, or via e-mail to amoeller@mchenrycountycog.org. A full position description can be found at McHenry County Council of Governments. Questions regarding the position can be sent to amoeller@mchenrycountycog.org. No phone inquiries please. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2008 but position will be open until filled.


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Village of Glenview, Management Analyst, Finance

Village of Glenview, Management Analyst, Finance

The Village of Glenview is seeking a full time Management Analyst reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This is a newly created position that will assist the CFO in the areas of finance administration, budget and performance measurement, accounting, cash management, business case/feasibility analysis, procurement, strategic planning, and ERP implementation. As part of the recent reorganizational structuring of the finance function, the Management Analyst—Finance will fully participate in the Department’s cross-divisional training/job rotation program. Requirements for the position include Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting or related field. Master’s degree in one of these fields is highly desirable. Excellent communication and analytical skills are essential in addition to experience with Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint.

Starting Salary: Hiring range is Mid 50’s to Lower 60’s with full benefits. Position open until filled. Apply to hr@glenview.il.us and indicate Job # 815 in subject line


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City of DeKalb, Community Development Director

City of DeKalb, Community Development Director

The City of DeKalb, Illinois is accepting resumes for the position of Community Development Director. DeKalb is located in a university community and serves a population of approximately 45,749.

The Community Development Director is responsible for the administration, operation, and supervision of the Community Development Department. The Director is responsible for the overall development and implementation of long and short term goals and objectives for the future planning, community, and economic development programs for the City of DeKalb. The Director is also responsible for the enforcement of all locally-adopted building codes, inclusive of new construction, property maintenance, nuisance and zoning ordinances, providing staff support to the organization and the general public, and coordinating departmental emergency response activities, and oversees the DeKalb-Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS), and serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Director for the DeKalb Urbanized Area. Extensive supervisory duties are required.

Minimum requirements:
Bachelors degree, preferably in urban planning, public administration, or related field. Five to seven years of full-time professional planning, management, and supervisory experience in a comparable environment.

Additional qualifications preferred:
A Masters degree is preferred. Continuing education and professional development with particular emphasis in land use law, land use planning, community and economic development, management practices, and/or development regulations and management preferred. Local government and/or university community experience also preferred.

The current salary range for the Community Development Director position is $77,135 - $109,777.

Applicants meeting minimum qualifications are invited to send a cover letter and resume to swilley@cityofdekalb.com or to the Human Resources Division, 200 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115. Preliminary consideration will be given to resumes/applications received by October 17, 2008. This position will remain open until successfully filled. A complete job description is available at City of DeKalb. For more information, please contact the Human Resources Division at (815) 748-2094.


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Assistant director of major gifts, university of chicago - medical center development


The Assistant Director raises $1 to $3 million annually for the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). Manages a portfolio of 70 to 110 prospects. Conceives of and implements individualized cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospective donors and donors with the capacity to make gifts in the $100K to $3M range. In so doing, collaborates with UCMC faculty and fellow Medical Center Development (MCD) colleagues. The Assistant Director will be assigned to specific Divisions and/ or programs and will have primary responsibility for building working relationships with faculty in those Departments and or programs as well as volunteers, donors and prospective donors interested in supporting UCMC-approved initiatives in those areas. May supervise up to two direct reports.

Bachelors Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in science, not-for-profit management, marketing, business management or a related field; minimum two years of professional experience in development or a closely related field is required. Please see a complete posting (including all qualifications) online at: https://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=200932 The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Closed Date: 10/6/2008

Organization's Overview:
Medical Center Development (MCD) at the University of Chicago is in the silent phase of a $1B-plus campaign, which is a part of a University-wide campaign. MCD just completed a campaign raising $812M - 48% over the campaign goal. During this campaign, three donor families made extraordinary gifts – of $25M and greater - to the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). Their gifts are emblematic of the pace and success of our work and campaigns.

Contact Information:
Jennifer Campos
1170 E. 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Additional Information:
Please see a complete posting (including all qualifications) online at: https://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=200932


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Recruiter, national latino education institute, chicago


Adheres to the mission of NLEI.

Creates and develops recruitment activities and community outreach for the educational and employment programs of NLEI.

Contacts, develops, and maintains relationships with employers, businesses, and representatives of human resources for job placement services.

Assists with interviewing of clients. Coordinates testing and application procedures with Admissions and Employment Staff. Creates activities relating to participant referrals.

Provides applicants information on programs, including tuition and other criteria per funder and agency requirements.

Establishes and maintains linkages with other employers, service providers, and support sources. Secures linkage agreements with such resources.

Represents NLEI at career, training, community, health and informational fairs. Tracks and documents all leads and prospective clients.

Develops linkages with universities, high schools, and other post-secondary and educational institutions for referrals.

Develops linkages with community-based organizations, social service entities, and government institutions, parent organizations, and other organizations that would refer potential clients and benefit from NLEI’s programs.

Facilitates on-site recruiting and outreach venues such as open houses. Assists with weekly information sessions for inquirants at NLEI facilities to increase awareness of NLEI’s programs and services.

Assures that all program contractual goals are met in an effective and efficient manner.

Meets with Education and Employment Staff to facilitate enrollment of programs.

Remains abreast of constituency needs on an ongoing basis in order to most appropriately develop outreach plans.

Conducts research and surveys on client intake. Collects demographic information on NLEI clients and analyzes its relationship to the organization’s objectives and marketing plans.

Contacts and maintains computerized records

Education: B.A. degree desirable, but not required or relevant experience in marketing, human resources, or education.

Must be bondable per Illinois State Board of Education requirements. Must be willing to travel and work flexible hours. Must have a vehicle and possess a valid Illinois Driver's License. B.A. degree desirable, but not required or relevant experience in marketing, human resources, or education. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Computer literate. Experience with graphic design preferred. Bilingual/bicultural. Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Closed Date: 10/31/2008

Organization's Overview:
National Latino Education Institute (formerly SCJ) has been a principle influence in the Latino community, the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois for nearly three decades. From its beginnings as a social advocate to a successful job-training agency, SCJ has provided positive leadership as it has advanced the cause of equal opportunity for equal sharing by the Latino community in the social and economic life of the city, state and country.

Contact Information:
Human Resources
2011 W. Pershing
Chicago, IL 60609

:: National Latino Education Institute (formerly Spanish Coalition for Jobs) ::


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CARE International DRR CO-ORDINATOR, Netherlands

CARE International DRR CO-ORDINATOR, Netherlands

Full-time position based in The Hague

CARE Nederland (CareÂ*Nederland | Home) is a Non-Governmental Organisation, carrying out worldwide projects in the areas of Humanitarian Aid, Rehabilitation, Disaster Risk Reduction and Conflict Mitigation. CARE Nederland supports victims of natural disasters and armed conflict; it aims at re-enabling them to build a future form themselves. CARE Nederland (CNL) is a member of a global confederation of 12 members, CARE International, it implements all its activities within this framework (see: www.care-international.org - HOME to know more about CARE International). CARE Nederland is structured in three departments: Fundraising and Information to the Public, Programme Department and Finance & Control. It has a staff of 20 persons based in The Hague. The board consists of 6 members.

The Programme Department is responsible for design, implementation and management of projects and programmes within the CARE Nederland expertise areas. The Programme Department is also responsible for the development of policy on CNL’s specialised areas, for the preparation of information to the public and advocacy messages. The department has a staff of 11 persons.

Within the Programme Department, the DRR coordinator is responsible for developing and incorporating policy and setting up structures, which lead to the development of CARE Netherlands as a Centre of Expertise in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction.

1 In the area of Policy and advice, the DRR coordinator:
· Leads the development of policy in the field of DRR, amongst others based on analysis of DRR processes and documenting lessons learned and methodologies
· Ensures regular updates of CARE International DRR policies
· Advises CARE staff and partners in focus countries on the application of DRR knowledge and the use of appropriate methodology
· Advises regional and CARE International country offices on DRR programme-design and on integration of DRR in projects and policies
· Maps the need for capacity building on DRR in high-risk focus countries in close dialogue with the project managers at senior level.
· Develops, in collaboration with other interested parties within CARE International, DRR Monitoring & Evaluation methods and indicators; he/she also advises on integration of DRR development into CNL’s M&E system.

2 In the area of Coordination, support and coaching/mentoring, the DRR coordinator:
· Leads on design of, and brings supports to DRR innovative pilot projects as well as R& D
· Coordinates and facilitates in the processes of integration of DRR policies and practices across the CARE International confederation by organizing workshops and conference calls amongst other means.
· Organises capacity building events for regional and national CARE offices including the set-up of in-country training and support modules.
· Supports DRR initiatives in the field
· Assists country offices in the development of specific strategies within projects of CARE Internationals

3 In the area of Networking and advocacy activities, the DRR coordinator:
· Participates in networks and fora focused on DRR like for example VOICE, HIER, DRR platform, CI DRR Reference Group, etc
· Establishes, maintains and develops networking activities on DRR with partner NGO’s in the Netherlands, Europe and with the Dutch government and European Commission.
· Leads on DRR focused advocacy towards national governments, EC and UN, in collaboration with CARE International’s advocacy coordinator.
· Provides information in the field of DRR and advocacy on DRR within CNL and to all members of the CARE International confederation.

· The DRR coordinator reports to the Head of the Programme Department.
· The DRR coordinator takes decisions in the design of policy proposals and recommendations on projects with regard to DRR. Frameworks are stipulated with the Head of Department.
· The DRR coordinator has an annual performance interview with the Head of Department

Internal contacts within CARE International are at all levels of the structure, starting from the national member, CARE Netherlands to any person or entity across CI deemed appropriate. The DRR coordinator also has contact with external networks, Wageningen University, other international NGO’s and International Organisation.

· Specialized high profile skills, both academic and practical, and proven track of success in the field of DRR.
· Understanding of, and ability to work in a complex confederation like CARE International (knowing CARE or an NGO comparable in size and structure would be an asset)

· Masters degree in a field relevant to DRR work, or equivalent combination of qualifications and experience
· Knowledge of and experience in developing and managing projects in the field
· Skills in policy development and advice
· Flexibility, adaptability and commitment to work within a team
· Political acumen to co-ordinate, facilitate and negotiate at all levels across a large and complex federation and with external actors
· Strong organisational skills, as well as communication and networking. Proven ability to design, run and moderate workshops, seminars, presentation etc….
· Proficient in English and French or Spanish. Proficiency in Dutch will be regarded as an asset.

· The gross monthly salary lies in the range of € 2,740 - € 4,210, depending on the candidate’s competencies.

Applicants should send a recent CV and a motivation letter to Désirée Boterenbrood at: boterenbrood@carenederland.org no later than September 30th, 2008. If you wish to enquire about the position and CARE Netherland please contact Paul Borsboom, Head of Programme at: borsboom@carenederland.org


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Office and Events Manager, Eurochild AISBL, Brussels, Belgium

Office and Events Manager, Eurochild AISBL, Brussels, Belgium

Eurochild AISBL is a network of organisations and individuals promoting the rights and welfare of children and young people in Europe. We are looking for a dynamic, impeccably organised individual to join our team as:

You will have:
· Minimum of 5 years experience in an administrative capacity;
· Experience of organising international meetings and conferences events is essential;
· Written and verbal fluency in English and French (other languages are an advantage);
· Demonstrated ability to work on your own initiative and effectively handle stressful situations;
· Familiarity with Microsoft office applications, excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to the values of Eurochild.

Your duties:
You will be responsible for the smooth running of the Brussels office (5 employees), including liaison with suppliers, administration of salaries, processing invoices and payments and other duties as required by the Secretary General and Management Board. You will organise regular meetings and events in Brussels and abroad, including managing invitations and registrations, room booking, interpretation, etc. You will support the recruitment and supervision of trainees.

What we offer:
Full-time, permanent Belgian employment contract around €2,500/month depending on experience. The opportunity to work with a small, friendly, international team, committed to the realisation of children’s rights in Europe.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 17 October 2008

Application form and job description: About us


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Human Resources Officer, Medair, Switzerland

Human Resources Officer, Medair, Switzerland

Medair brings life-saving relief and rehabilitation in disasters, conflict areas, and other crises by working alongside the most vulnerable. Its staff are inspired by their Christian faith to care for people in need, providing practical and compassionate support, regardless of race, religion, or politics. The organisation’s consistent focus ensures maximum efficiency and accountability, with ISO 9001:2000 certification. Founded in 1989, Medair’s unwavering commitment continues to bring hope to the world’s most vulnerable.

Location: Switzerland (Ecublens)
Closing date: 30 Oct 2008

Job Description


To supply Medair with the appropriate human resources through recruitment and staff selection.

To contribute to the professional development of the HR Department. To prepare, support and liaise with the Internationally recruited staff and care for their personnel & spiritual development

- HR Systems Development and Administration
- Staff Resourcing
- Staff Management and succession planning
- Member care

Key Activity Areas
- HR Systems Development and Administration: Lead and manage assigned HR projects, track progress and deliver outputs on schedule. Optimize key administrative processes, policies, procedures and information systems in collaboration with the HR Director.

- Staff Resourcing: Recruit and select field staff in collaboration and consultation with HR team and field leaders. Contribute actively to the organisation and leadership of the Medair Relief and Rehabilitation Orientation Course (ROC), including candidate interviews. Prepare and brief future field staff for their field assignments, organise briefings at headquarters accordingly.

- Staff Management: Ensure smooth operations of all administrative tasks related to sending, preparing, following up and demobilising field staff. Manage staff vacancies in your assigned programmes in consultation with field leaders and desk officers. Liaise with field about staff needs and advise on HR policies/procedures. Advise and support field staff in application of Medair values and operating principles. Ensure successful staff briefing and debriefing. Visit field locations to provide quality control of HR issues, member care and coaching. Coach staff in career development and training opportunities. Coach field leaders in staff management responsibilities.

Specific Job Requirements
- HR qualifications, including good knowledge of employment law, employee relations or field experience and knowledge of humanitarian HR issues.
- 2 years field experience with humanitarian NGO desirable
- Highly developed communication, inter-personal and management skills, including: analytical skills, project and resource management, and managing multiple priorities
- Good team-player who can display considerable initiative, independence and the ability to produce creative and pragmatic solutions
- Able to lead with intercultural sensitivity
- Capability to think strategically, identify the HR implications of the organisation's plans and to respond with an integrated HR approach
- Drive and determination to ensure that the HR perspective is considered at all levels
- Capacity to provide spiritual support
- Teaching and training abilities an asset
- Fluent in English; working knowledge of French

Medair Standard Requirements
- Strong adherence to Medair values
- Minimum 3 months overseas work experience
- Single applicants preferred (due to travel)
- Successful completion of Medair Relief/Rehabilitation Orientation Course (ROC)
- Very good written and verbal communication skills in English
- Familiar with Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, team player, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, honesty, and accountability
- Motivated by a spirit of service
- Physically fit
- Solid team player

Applicants must be in good health and available to travel overseas under basic conditions for 3 - 5 weeks per year.

N.B. Only Swiss or EU citizens, or those with a valid work permit for Switzerland, are eligible to apply.

Postulation address
Discover how valuable your skills are. Apply your professional expertise to help alleviate human suffering in emergency and disaster situations around the world. You can make a difference!

Vacancies Contact
For more information on this position or to submit your application, please follow this web link:
Medair, Jobs at Medair
Reference Code: RW_7BMLTE-36


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Global Operations Coordinator, Human Rights Watch, London

Global Operations Coordinator, Human Rights Watch, London

(Deadline for applications: October 17, 2008

Description: The Global Operations Coordinator will be responsible for implementing a wide range of global operational and organizational solutions. Human Rights Watch is a fast-growing, global organization based in New York City with over 280 full-time staff working in more than 40 countries. S/he will be based in London and report to the Associate Director of Global Operations, and will work closely with HRW’s global operational and programmatic staff.
This dynamic new position will be responsible for managing and facilitating support to HRW’s internationally based staff, providing them with timely advice on HRW’s policies and procedures, sharing good practice and being able to identify practical solutions to support the effectiveness of our programmatic work. The position will support the implementation and recommendations from HRW's security committee and assist with compliance for HRW’s global offices and field locations.

This position will be responsible for fulfilling key elements of the implementation of HRW’s strategy of increasing internationalization of staff and operations.
The main responsibilities of this position will include but are not be limited to: being the focal person for global field staff operational queries and support; maintaining excellent communication among HRW's international offices and field presences; streamlining logistical and administrative (such as insurance, assets, financial, information technology and human resources) support to globally-based staff; translating operational policies, procedures and initiatives so they address the needs of field-based staff; implementing and periodically updating HRW’s newly-issued Field-based Staff Guidelines; and coordinating orientations, infrastructure needs assessments and developing training materials for new field-based staff and consultants.
S/he will also work closely with the Operations team in coordinating compliance for HRW’s global legal entities. This will include scheduling, convening, preparing for and taking minutes at board meetings for HRW’s Charitable entities and assisting with the coordination and consolidation of paperwork/legal documents and fulfilling other statutory requirements.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate should possess at least an undergraduate degree with a strong academic record. A minimum of two years experience in a multinational and/or nonprofit environment is essential. The ability to deliver workshops through effective presentation skills is also advantageous. Some nonprofit management, human resources or financial experience is desirable, coupled with traits such as initiative, energy, speed, resourcefulness, flexibility, diplomacy, interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Candidates should be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to function under pressure, prioritize competing demands with minimal supervision and handle numerous tasks simultaneously. S/he must be collegial and professional and able to work well both independently as well as part of a team. Advanced computer skills (Windows, MS Office applications) are crucial, as are excellent communication, writing and editing skills in English. Good judgment, discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality are essential. Periodic travel will be required. Applicants for this position must possess current U.K. work authorization valid for a minimum of two years from start date.

Salary and benefits: Salary range starts at GBP25,000. Human Rights Watch offers excellent employer-paid benefits, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, and twenty (20) days vacation per year.

Vacancies Contact
PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY (no calls or email inquiries, please) by emailing in a single submission: a letter of interest including a link to your online portfolio and/or websites you have worked on, your resume, names or letters of reference, and a brief, unedited writing sample no later than October 17, 2008 to opsjobs@hrw.org. Please use “Global Operations Coordinator” as the subject of your email. Only complete applications will be reviewed. It is preferred that all materials be submitted via email. If emailing is not possible, send materials (please do not split a submission between email and regular post) to:
Human Rights Watch
Attn: Search Committee (Global Operations Coordinator)
2-12 Pentonville Road
London, N1 9HF
Reference Code: RW_7JRHD2-84


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Job Opportunity (NIGERIA) - Financial Controller

The Financial Controller will have primary responsibility for developing and implementing effective financial strategies, controls framework and management systems to guide and support business operations, providing financial advice on short, medium and long term cash/ funding/ risk situation to the Executive Chairman and The Board. The job holder is also responsible for ensuring timely provision of relevant and reliable financial information to stake holders, ensuring adequate control system and processes to secure the assets of the company and ensuring that the financial policies/procedures of the company are implemented efficiently and in line with generally accepted accounting practices

The person requirements for the role include but are not limited to:

  • A good first degree in Accountancy/ Finance and a Masters Degree;
  • Associate membership of ICAN, ACCA
  • Over 12 years post qualification experience with at least 5 years at senior management level, specifically, in the oil/gas industry
  • Strong relationship building and management skills;
  • In-depth understanding of finance functions including treasury, corporate finance, financial modelling, management accounting, investment planning, credit management and tax management etc
  • Strong leadership and performance management skill

Interested candidates may submit their Resume to: louisglobal@yahoo.com


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2009 Google Workshop for Women Engineers

The 2009 Google Workshop for Women Engineers

Join us for the 2009 Google Workshop for Women Engineers!As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to host the 2009 Google Workshop for Women Engineers to recognize and reward deserving female graduate students in computer science, and inspire them to become active participants and leaders in creating technology. Up to 75 female computer scientists will be selected to attend a 3 day all-expenses paid workshop at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California January 22 – 25, 2009. This special workshop will include technical talks and career workshops, and a unique occasion to build and strengthen networks of=2 0women in technology. Students will also enjoy tours of the Googleplex, have the opportunity to meet with Google engineers in their fields, and have fun exploring the San Francisco Bay Area.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:
  • be a female computer science students currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program at a university in the United States or Canada. Graduate students in any year of study are encouraged to apply.
  • demonstrate academic excellence and leadership in the computing field
  • maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or 4.3 on a 5.0 scale or equivalent in their current program

Students pursuing degrees in related technical fields are also encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Complete the online applicationand submit all required documents online. First-time users will be required to register and create an account. Please complete the following steps to apply for the all-expenses paid 2009 Google Workshop for Women Engineers:

Step One: Read the Workshop for Women Engineers Program Frequently Asked Questions.

Step Two: Visit http://google.eresources.com to fill out your application and submit relevant documents by the application deadline.=0 A

Application Deadline: Friday, December 5, 2008
Please note that recommendation letters are not required for this application process. All recipients selected to attend the retreat will be asked to submit unofficial or official transcripts prior to attending the event to verify reported GPA.

Selection Process

Google engineers will select up to 75 recipients based on each candidate’s academic and technical achievements, and demonstrated leadership on campus or elsewhere. Evidence of academic achievement and leadership experience should be evident from the resume. Applications and interviews for internships or full time employment opportunities are separate from the workshop application process. For more information, please visit www.google.com/students. Recipients will be notified by Monday, December 15 via e-mail and asked to confirm attendance.

Check out the FAQ Page
Email us at: gwwe@google.com

His Majesty

The Prince & Princess
My name is Robert Foye, 1984' graduate of FSU. I am the Program Manager
For a Government-wide Acquisition Management Intern Program at the
Department of Interior. The program is managed by the Department of the
Interior University (DOIU), it is a three-year program designed to
recruit, develop, and retain a group of diverse future leaders in the
federal government's acquisition management field. Interns are
recruited as Contract Specialist at the
GS-7 level, with promotion potential to the GS-13 grade level.

On January 2, 2009 - April 1, 2009, I will begin excepting resumes for
this position. For complete details and application instruction for the
program,visit the DOIU web site at U.S. Department of the Interior University: Page Under Construction with Redirect
<http://www.doi.gov/training> .

Rob Foye

Penny Collins
Director-Membership Development
Fleet Reserve Association
125 N. West Street, 2nd Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-1400 x123
Penny@fra.org <mailto:Penny@fra.org>

His Majesty

The Prince & Princess
The Institute for Responsible Citizenship is currently accepting applications for its summer leadership program in Washington, DC. The Institute provides America's best and brightest African American male college students with unparalleled networking opportunities, leadership development, and life-long mentorship.

Through the focused and intimate structure of our program, the Institute equips these young men with the tools required for successful careers in business, education, journalism, law, government, the sciences, public policy, ministry, medicine, public service, and the arts.
Program Highlights
* Meet with influential leaders such as General Colin Powell, Congressman John Lewis, Justice Clarence Thomas, and Dr. Sheila C. Johnson;
* Take rigorous academic courses on constitutional and economic principles;
* Participate in roundtable discussions, including seminars on career development;
* Work at high-level internships around Washington, DC;
* Enjoy a host of social activities that help participants to build strong bonds with each other.
For more information about our program, please read the details below and visit our website at Institute for Responsible Citizenship.
Program Details
The 2009 program will run from Saturday, June 6 to Saturday, August 1.
* Students must commit to two summers.
* Tuition and housing are paid for by the Institute.
* Students will be placed at paid internships based on their career interest (a stipend of $3000 will be provided for those placed at unpaid internships) .
You should be a sophomore to apply. Although the Institute does not have a GPA requirement, the average GPA for participants is a 3.65. An applicant's GPA is not the only criterion that is considered during the admissions process. Other achievements such as campus involvement, honors and awards earned, athletics, and volunteer work are looked upon favorably.

The application can be found on the web at http://www.i4rc.org/application. htm
The deadlines for admission into the 2009-2010 class are:
Early Decision-November 7, 2008
Regular Decision-January 15, 2009

Inquiries should be directed to info@i4rc.org or (202) 659-2831. Those considering applying are highly encouraged to review the website in detail and contact our office with any questions before submitting an application.


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Job Position with CBN In Nigeria

Financial Systems Strategy 2020

The Financial System Strategy (FSS) 2020 is an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria aimed at developing a coherent and internally consistent blueprint to develop Nigeria's financial system to help achieve its vision to be a major international financial centre and one of the top 20 largest economies in the world by year 2020.

The Chief Executive, who could be of any nationality, is expected to implement the FSS 2020 blueprint and put in place the necessary structure that would enable Nigeria to accomplish the goals of the strategy.

Qualification and Experience
The ideal person should typically possess a degree in Economics, Finance and other related subjects. A higher degree would be an advantage. He/she must have held leadership positions and / or been involved in financial system reform in an emerging/developed economy. The candidate should also possess strong leadership qualities, be capable of sound judgment and be strong in project management and implementation. Advanced knowledge of business and management principles in strategic planning and resource allocation, would be an added advantage.

The responsibilities of the appointee include, but are not limited to the following:

Key Responsibilities
* To design the appropriate governance architecture aimed at the achievement of the FSS 2020 agenda.
* To define and implement the overall strategy blueprint (including operations and funding).
* To champion the development of all laws and policies for the strategy including those relating to the regulation of financial services within Nigeria.
* To articulate an aggressive change management, communications and branding strategy for FSS 2020.
* To report to the Presidential Steering Committee of the FSS 2020, and provide leadership to the FSS 2020 Secretariat.

An internationally competitive remuneration package, including attractive conditions employment, will be negotiated commensurate with the demonstrated experience and skills of the successful applicant.
Applications should be directed to:
The Coordinator FSS 2020
Office of the Deputy Governor (Operations)
Central Bank of Nigeria, P.M.B. 0187, Garki - Abuja
Phone No: +234 -096726057 / +234 -096718903
E-mail address: fss2020-coordinator@cenbank.org
Applications must be received not later than January 8, 2009.
CBN: promoting the development of a robust and integrated financial system
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