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PostSubject: Vacancy Announcement- Consular Assistant   Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:28 pm





OPEN TO: ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES

(Current Embassy employees serving probationary periods are not eligible to apply)



POSITION: CONSULAR ASSISTANT

(TRAINING GRADE UPON ENTRY: FSN- 6 /FULL GRADE OF POSITION FSN-7)



OPENING DATE: January 20, 2010



CLOSING DATE: February 4, 2010



WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week



SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): Starting Salary – US $9,128 p.a. ( excluding benefits)



The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia is seeking an individual for the position of Consular Assistant, in the Consular Section.



BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

Under the supervision of the designated Vice-Consul, incumbent is responsible to provide information through personal interview and by utilizing appropriate form letters in response to a variety of visa inquires, including information as to basic requirements and procedures applicable to other than the more complex types of visas.



A copy of the complete position description listing all duties, responsibilities and definitions is available in the Human Resources Office.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:





Note: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.



· Completion of Associate (at minimum) or Bachelor degree program required.

· Minimum of 2 years of work experience in office clerical work.

· Level 4 (Fluent) in spoken and written English.

· Must possess a strong working knowledge of State Department and DHS regulations as well as Federal Laws and regulations. Computer knowledge is required.

· Level II typing (40 wpm), ability to use consular equipment, confidence in dealing with the public are required. A self-starter, the incumbent must be able to perform under pressure and deal with a demanding public in a courteous and tactful manner.

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PostSubject: Re: Vacancy Announcement- Consular Assistant   Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:17 am

TECHNICAL EXPERT – Women’s Rights and The Macro Economy
Salary - £ 27,094 Location: Home Based in a Country where ActionAid International has an office


International terms and conditions of service apply.Reporting to the International Theme Head the Technical Expert
– Women’s Rights and the Macro Economy will be responsible
for leading the Women’s Rights Theme’s policy advocacy and
programme initiative on; Development Finance, Aid, Feminist
Economics, and the macro-economy.

The incumbent will also provide leadership on the emerging policy advocacy and program work on Women’s Rights in National Development Strategies.

This will be achieved through the following key performance
areas:


  • Developing Policy advocacy and community based
    Programmes in this area, building alliances with
    women’s movements, and developing AAI’s profile on
    women’s rights and the macro economy.
  • Programme Development and providing support to
    selected country programmes, in collaboration with
    other programme support units.
  • Fundraising and Partnership development for multi
    country initiatives.

The desired candidate will have:

  • An advanced degree in Economics or a first degree with more than 7 years’ experience.
  • Thorough policy knowledge of Women’s Rights
    and Development finance, Aid, or feminist economics.
  • Demonstrable experience and skills in conducting research.
  • Knowledge and experience of lobbying and influencing policy
    makers in strategic decision making spaces; international and
    regional institutions, and national governments.
  • In depth knowledge of current debates and thinking on National Development Strategies and women’s rights within that.
  • Experience in working with complex macro economic issues
    and turning these into programming initiatives that can
    engage women at macro and micro levels.
  • At least 5 years‘experience of leading advocacy, and or programmes on the ground in this area.
  • Strong and effective communication skills and proven ability to negotiate with policy makers, and influence change.
  • Strong commitment to upholding and promoting feminist values.
  • Fluency in English – written and
    spoken.
  • Willingness to travel extensively.
Application Procedures:

Applications should be sent to
techexmec.jhb@actionaid.org no later than 26th January
2010.

All applicants should apply on AAI application forms,
found on our website - www.actionaid.org.

Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their
individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged
to apply.
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