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India's first job opportunities portal for transgender people on Facebook. Access and share. In English and Tamil. A Sahodari Foundation Initiative.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jobs-for-Trans/341178845997711

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Certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers.

The UN Women Training Centre offers a Certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers. This certification is a 6-month programme that aims to reposition training for gender equality as a strategy to challenge and engender mainstream development and support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The programme will be held October 23 2017 - 20 April 2018, and will include two face-to-face workshops in Amsterdam, Netherlands, moderated online sessions and virtual mentoring and networking.  

The deadline to apply is 31 July 2017. Register here (you may wish to open this link in new tab/window)

Thanks to Lynn Burgess 

 EvalYouth Call

EvalYouth is seeking to hire a consultant to help with the Content Review and Generation for the EvalYouth Mentoring Program. Terms of Reference and more details can be found here:

 https://www.evalpartners.org/sites/default/files/news/2017/EvalYout...

 

Thanks to Arjan De Haan

IDRC Research award: Employment and Growth

Deadline: September 6, 2017

Please note that all applications must be submitted online.

IDRC is one of the world’s leaders in generating new knowledge to meet global challenges. We offer a number of research awards providing a unique opportunity to enhance research skills and gain a fresh perspective on crucial development issues. These one‐year, paid, in‐house programs of training and mentorship allow award holders to pursue their research goals and work in one of IDRC’s dynamic program or division teams.

IDRC’s Employment and Growth program supports policy-oriented research that generates new insights and options for promoting policies that facilitate inclusive growth. This is growth that reduces inequalities and enhances access of the poor to opportunities.. Women’s economic empowerment is a priority area for the program.

The program’s flagship is the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program, a five-year program ending in 2018. GrOW is a partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. It generates evidence to inform policies and practices that eliminate barriers to women’s economic empowerment and promote economic growth. The program supports 14 research projects in 50 countries that focus on key themes such as access to better paid jobs, skills training for women, and valuing and recognizing women’s challenging dual roles as caregivers and breadwinners.

The successful candidate will allocate 50% of his/her time for a research project under the guidance of a senior program officer, and will be expected to present a research plan and provide progress updates throughout the year. Employment and Growth is looking for a research award recipient to undertake research addressing women’s economic empowerment.

In the remaining 50% of his/her time, the research award recipient will contribute to the management of the final phase of the GrOW program through a variety of tasks, which may include synthesizing and disseminating project outcomes and results; participating in monitoring and evaluation; communication and learning activities; and preparing internal and external reports. Applicants should clearly outline their qualifications for this position and explain how this opportunity will advance their career goals.

Who can apply?

To be eligible, you must meet the requirements stated in the IDRC Research Awards 2018 call page.

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Strong research, analysis, and writing skills for different audiences (academic, policy, general public);
  • Knowledge and interest in women’s economic empowerment;
  • Experience working/researching in a developing country; and
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

It is highly desirable that the candidate is enrolled in (or has completed within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral program in either economics, international development, or policy studies with a focus on economics.

Priority will be given to proposals that fit the GrOW program’s objectives and that outline focused and feasible objectives and clearly defined methodology. Further, the proposal should demonstrate the relevance of the proposed research to local/national/regional policy debates in Asia or Africa.

Language requirements:

  • Superior knowledge of English is essential;
  • Intermediate level of French is essential.

This position is located at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa, Canada.

APPLY NOW  https://www.idrc.ca/en/research-award-employment-and-growth-2018

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https://ra-br-competition.fluidreview.com/

Job title: Senior Program Manager - Knowledge, Analytics & Learning Job reference number: AU0001DW000292 Job submit date: 17/07/2017 Job description: We invite a suitably qualified Senior Program Manager who will be responsible for providing overarching program management support and coordination of activities and deliverables for the PNG Governance Facility: Knowledge, Analytics and Learning

  • Long Term Adviser Role
  • Based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Program Overview

The PNG Governance Facility (PGF) is an innovative governance initiative in Papua New Guinea, aimed at contributing to security, stability, basic service delivery and inclusive growth for all Papua New Guineans. The PGF will be responsible for the design and implementation of most of Australia’s future governance portfolio under the strategic direction and oversight of the Australian and PNG Governments.

Role Summary

The Knowledge, Analytics and Learning (KAL) team cuts across PGF and supports PGF work streams in programming, design, monitoring & evaluation, scaling successful activities, and ensuring adaptation as needed during implementation. The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for providing overarching program management support and coordination of activities and deliverables for the PGF’s Knowledge, Analytics and Learning program.

The successful candidate will bring:

  • MBA/ Masters level qualifications in project management or related field;
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain open, productive and outcome orientated relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including DFAT and Government of PNG that have a focus on achieving cross-program cohesion across the governance portfolio;
  • Experience and knowledge of working with sub-contractors and grantees to support delivery, collate and approve reports, deliverables and budget acquittals in consultation with the Senior Director and Grants/Contracts Teams;
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to maintain a range of management tools to oversee all parts of the Knowledge, Analytics and Learning team.

 For Further Information and Application Details

Further information in regards to this opportunity can be found in the Position Description available from the Careers page of Abt Associate's website at: 

http://www.abtassociates.com.au/careers/job-search/

Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of Abt Associate's website, and should include a current CV, cover letter and a response to the key selection criteria, including questions of due diligence.

The closing date for applications is Monday 31st July 2017, midnight AEST.

Read more http://abtjta.turborecruit.com.au/job/job_details.cfm?id=993615

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