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|[Saved] Guatemala: Deputy Chief of Party--Accountable GovernanceClosing date: 2015-06-15Organization: Counterpart International Share|
|[Saved] Guatemala: Education Program Coordinator (Fluent in English and Spanish)Closing date: 2015-06-16Organization: Mayan Families Share|
|[Saved] Guatemala: Social Business ManagerClosing date: 2015-06-22Organization: Niños de Guatemala Share|
|[Saved] Guatemala: Deputy Head of Programs (PMII), GuatemalaClosing date: 2015-06-22Organization: Catholic Relief Services Share|
|[Saved] Guatemala: CONVOCATORIA PARA BASE DE DATOS EN EL ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓNClosing date: 2015-06-30Organization: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala Share|
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Guatemala: Deputy Chief of Party--Accountable Governance
Closing date: 2015-06-15Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Counterpart International
Closing date: 15 Jun 2015
Counterpart International is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Civil Society for Accountable Governance and Citizen Security Project (Project) in Guatemala. The Project will support civil society organizations (CSOs) to promote accountable governance and combat corruption, as well as citizen security issues, while also building the organizational capacity of these CSOs in areas including policy analysis and advocacy, coalition building and internal governance. As DCOP, this position will represent Counterpart to USAID, local and national partners, and other relevant donor organizations in Guatemala. The DCOP will provide vision and technical leadership on issues of government accountability and transparency. S/he will provide financial and administrative oversight and day-to-day management of the program. The DCOP will support the Chief of Party in overall project responsibilities, specifically in developing program strategies, planning and implementation of program activities while ensuring cohesion among the program components, providing technical support, staff management and development, and reporting to the donor. S/he will also be responsible for building relations and coordinating with key stakeholders, including USAID, the Government of Guatemala (GOG), municipal governments and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and CSOs. Local and regional candidates are encouraged to apply.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support the Chief of Party in the overall management of the program.
Provide technical and managerial leadership in the areas of security and justice, governance, anticorruption and women s empowerment and gender integration.
Ensure program implementation is in compliance with Counterpart s policies/procedures, GOG and USAID rules/regulations, particularly with respect to financial and grant management.
Ensure program quality assurance and impact assessment through regular project monitoring & evaluation, and sustained knowledge capture and sharing through periodic assessments.
Participate in developing program reports including quarterly reports, annual results reports, pipeline and resource estimates.
Provide mentoring and professional development support to project staff, with emphasis on building capacity of national staff.
Represent the Chief of Party to USAID, local and national governmental authorities, local NGOs, community organizations, and other donor organizations.
Requirements Bachelor s degree in administration or any of the social sciences with master studies on projects management, institutional strengthening or administration.
Eight (8) years of experience in transparency, anticorruption, access to information, institutional strengthening and work experience with Guatemalan CSOs.
Minimum three years of experience working on monitoring and evaluation (M&E), that includes demonstrated experience incorporating robust indicators and M&E plan that incorporate process, output, and outcome indicators.
Experience in Guatemala preferred.
Commitment and demonstrated experience to gender integration preferred.
Demonstrated skills in effectively working and/or collaborating with local government structures, senior government officials, civil society actors, other donors and US government projects.
Demonstrated leadership, management, decision-making and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills.
Speaking and writing fluency in English and Spanish required.
How to apply:
Guatemala: Education Program Coordinator (Fluent in English and Spanish)
Closing date: 2015-06-16Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Mayan Families
Closing date: 16 Jun 2015
Mayan Families, a 501.c.3 registered Non-Profit, is looking for an Education Program Coordinator. Mayan Families provides opportunities and assistance to the indigenous and impoverished people of Guatemala through education and community development programs. We are located in Panajachel, Guatemala.
The Education Program is Mayan Families largest program with over 2,500 sponsored students. Donors pay a yearly fee to provide Guatemalan children with the gift of education. Students range from Preschool to University level. To support our ongoing growth we are seeking an Education Program Coordinator to join our growing team in driving donor relations and communications around the Education Program.
Donor Relations- Virtual
- Answer donor questions and inquiries via email
- Keep sponsors up-to-date with information about students and their families. Notify donors of changes in their students' academic status.
- Collaborate with the Education Program Accounts Manager to ensure that all donors have made payments for current school year and that all students have a sponsor
Donor Relations- In-country
- Plan and facilitate donor visits to sponsored children's communities and homes
- Act as a guide, translator and liaison
- Answer questions about Mayan Families, Guatemala, and indigenous culture acting as a bridge between visiting donors and local Guatemalans
- Coordinate visits to Mayan Families' 7 Preschool Nutritional Centers
Coordination with Education Program team
- Work with Education Program Director and team to plan and execute events relating to Guatemalan school year such as school supply distribution, report cards, community service, Children's Day, and final grades.
- Attend regular meetings with team to assist in organization and management of program
- Communicate with staff in the Education Program and other departments in both English and Spanish
- Track school sponsorship donations and payments
- Create and maintain information in various sources (i.e.: database, website, spreadsheets)
- Ensure that all student profiles are accurate and up to date, and assist in updating student profiles when necessary.
- Organize fundraising/sponsorship campaigns
- Produce literature for various uses i.e.: newsletters, grants, presentations
- Supervise and train interns and volunteers
- Assist with tasks and duties as required sometimes working outside of the Education Program
- Coordinate with other Education Program staff the development and facilitation of programs that further support Mayan Families' vision and goals, such as girls education projects.
- Assist with other tasks within the Education Department as necessary
- Bachelor's Degree or higher required. Preferred degrees include Education, International Development, Social Work, Non-Profit Management or related fields.
- Experience living and working in a cross-cultural setting preferably in Latin America or with indigenous people.
- Excellent communication skills both written and spoken in Spanish and English.
- Strong writing skills- able to write compelling stories and communicate in a courteous, professional manner
- Exceptional interpersonal skills with an ability to maintain a professional and friendly manner when working with donors, clients, and staff and volunteers
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team without close supervision
- Flexibility- able to easily adapt to changing needs in a fast-paced work environment
- Highly organized with strong administrative skills and an eye for detail
- Ability to multi-task, meet critical deadlines, and provide excellent follow-up
- Ability to accept constructive criticism
- Willing to take initiative
- Understanding of social and economic issues facing indigenous Guatemalans.
- Previous experience working or volunteering with a non-profit
- Living and working in a developing country
- Working with another culture with views and perspectives which may be different than one's own
- Interacting with a diverse range of people- beneficiaries, co-workers, and donors
Stipend is $450 per month
The successful applicant must be prepared to relocate to Panajachel, Guatemala for an initial period of 18 months.
This position needs to be filled as soon as possible. We will continue to accept application until the position is filled.
How to apply:
Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to:
- Please put "Education Program Coordinator" in the subject line.
For more information please visit www.mayanfamilies.org
Guatemala: Social Business Manager
Closing date: 2015-06-22Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Ni os de Guatemala
Closing date: 22 Jun 2015
- Are you an entrepreneurial go-getter, who wantsto be part of the latest innovation in development work, called social business ?- Are you looking for a way to make the world a better place by using your business experience?- Apply now for Social Business Manager!
Ni os de Guatemala
The overall mission of the NGO Ni os de Guatemala (NDG) is to help building a better future for Guatemala. NDG aims to do this through providing Guatemalan disadvantaged children and adu lts with education and opportunities to develop themselves. NDG consists of the schools Nuestro Futuro in Ciudad Vieja and El Porvenir in San Lorenzo el Cubo, an office in Antigua and offices in the Netherlands, USA and France. Moreover, a B sico a Guatemalan middle school is currently under construction.
NDG s three values are self-sufficiency, a better future through education, and local community. In order to accomplish self-sufficiency, NDG operates amongst others two commercial ventures: The Experience Guatemala Tour and Cambio Spanish School (www.cambiospanishschool.com), both donating all profits to the NGO. To continue its mission, the NGO is looking for a Social Business Manager.
Cambio Spanish School (Cambio) is a business start-up, initiated in the beginning of 2013 by NGO Ni os de Guatemala, following the principles of profit-for-non-profit. As a social business, Cambio aims to make a difference in the social development of low-income families in Guatemala as well as to provide high quality Spanish instruction. Through focusing on these objectives, Cambio aims to grow into an important player among Spanish schools in Guatemala.
In addition, Ni os de Guatemala operates a commercial venture called The Experience Guatemala Tour . On this unique tour, tourists visit NDG schools, local businesses, and the community where most NDG children and their families live. The tour generates funds for NDG schools, and participants learn about social issues in Guatemala.
The Social Business Manager will be in charge of taking the existing organization of both Cambio Spanish School and The Experience Guatemala Tour into the next phase of development: professionalizing, strategizing and growing the business. In addition, the Social Business Manager will be responsible for the expansion of new social businesses initiated by Ni os de Guatemala. The manager will be given a lot of freedom, with the opportunity to manage the businesses as if they were their own.
Leading the growth and professionalization of Cambio Spanish School. Cambio currently has approximately 7 students per week. The aim is to reach at least 20 students per week and generate an annual revenue of at least $10,000.
Leading the growth and professionalization of The Experience Guatemala Tour, including the further development of the new tour in San Lorenzo el Cubo and improving the existing tour in Ciudad Vieja.
Further developing marketing strategy and executing this strategy, e.g. by focusing on online presence, local and international partnerships and word-of-mouth promotion.
Supervising the operations assistant and (freelance) tour guides.
Supervising the team of freelance teachers of Cambio Spanish School.
Ensuring financial accountability, good administrative procedures and acting as primary liaison with investors.
Quality control over the products and services provided, to ensure an exceptional experience for all customers.
Composing and executing HR strategy and policies, such as recruitment/hiring, training/development and compensation, always taking into account the social commitment Cambio has to all stakeholders.
Back up in the management of the day-to-day activities, administration and operations, as well as back up in the legal representation of Cambio Spanish School.
Researching and developing on new fields of social business for Ni os de Guatemala.
A (young) professional with an entrepreneurial mindset and management experience (preferably in a for-profit context) in the field of organizational development, commercial (project) management, marketing and/or HRM.
Academic background in the sphere of business, management, law, economics or social sciences.
Entrepreneurial mindset, problem-solving mentality, strong leadership, customer-oriented.
Excellent communication skills in both English and Spanish. A good command of Spanish is a must.
Willing to make a difference and willing to put a lot of effort and energy into the project.
A locally-competitive monthly salary, with opportunities for professional growth.
Frequent opportunities for internal capacity-building and on-going professional development.
An international, multi-cultural work environment.
A one-year contract.
The opportunity to collaborate in the development of an organization working for the benefit of Guatemala and its children.
How to apply:
Please send your cover letter and CV to email@example.com include Social Business Manager in the subject field. The ideal start date is 20 July 2015. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and good candidates will be invited for an interview.
Guatemala: Deputy Head of Programs (PMII), Guatemala
Closing date: 2015-06-22Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 22 Jun 2015
Office: CRS/Guatemala Quetzaltenango
Length of Position:2-3 Years
ABOUT CRS:Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Primary Role:Working with the HOP, the Deputy Head of Program will provide leadership, support and guidance to CRS/GT programming staff responsible for the various grants. S/he will have primary responsibility for ensuring high quality innovation, technical assistance and MEAL (monitoring, evaluation, accountability & learning) for the country program.
Additionally, the DHOP is responsible for assisting the HOP with monitoring grant activities and building staff capacity to ensure programs are implemented and managed in accordance with CRS program quality principles and best practices; that all donor requirements are met and high quality reports produced by responsible staff. S/he will be responsible for coordinating ongoing and new proposal development initiatives ensuring the quality of final documents.
S/he will be based in the Quetzaltenango sub-office, which is a growing office, located in Guatemala s second largest city and close to the western highlands region; the latter being the focus of much of the program portfolio. The position requires a minimum of 50% travel, primarily within Guatemala.
Some limited responsibilities will also be applied in support of the CRS/M xico program (this program office is supervised and supported by the Guatemala office).
- Lead efforts to identify and ensure capitalization of opportunities for innovation and adaptation of best practices, in support of projects, largely in the areas of agricultural livelihoods, food security, nutrition, education, youth development, migration, water & sanitation and emergencies. Proactively seek out and adapt appropriate program innovations and technologies, through engagement with in-country experiences, as well as via regional and HQ program quality and technical forums. Coordinate and communicate with regional and HQ-based program and technical colleagues regarding innovation identification, adaptation and scale up.
- Identify and ensure highly effective technical assistance and training for project staff (CRS & partners).
- Champion monitoring, evaluation, accountability & learning (MEAL), including effective learning system and processes.
- Ensure quality implementation of CRS/Guatemala s Program Quality objectives designed for each fiscal year, making full use of established systems, standards, staffing and strategies for quality programming;
- Assist CRS/Guatemala staff in quality and timely reporting, producing polished English documents for external donors.
- Work with Project Managers and finance staff, to ensure optimal budget management, spending and reporting.
- Assist CRS/Guatemala in the development of high quality proposals.
- Collaborate closely with the HOP in the identification of potential funding for CRS/Guatemala and representation of the country program to potential donors.
- Lead, supervise and mentor staff, as appropriate, including the country program s MEAL manager.
- Provide support to the CRS/M xico program, as needed.
Program Quality (30%)
- Ensure adherence with CRS guiding principles, program quality statement and standards. For example, a key priority is to ensure that gender sensitivity is emphasized in day-to-day operations, in program interventions and with local institutional partners.
- Ensure full compliance with CRS MEAL Policies and Procedures.
- Work with program staff to ensure CRS interventions are integrated wherever appropriate. Support the coordination of action plans and activities to ensure complementarity and consistency in the various interventions (e.g. SILC, Faithful House, MEAL).
- Working with Program Managers and the HOP, support the timely review and finalization of quality progress reports.
- Support the quality development of scopes of work for technical assistance, training materials/facilitation guides.
- Support CRS project teams and partners in the development of DIPs and M&E components. Ensure DIP includes both programming events, as well as all management quality focused partner capacity events.
- Identify and support efforts for productive cross-sector engagement (CSE).
Institutional Learning, Documentation and Sharing (30%)
- Actively seek out and incorporate appropriate programming innovations.
- Lead on pilot project efforts, with the goal of learning, documenting and enhancing impact and scale.
- Maintain documentation of lessons learned in the Guatemala context and disseminate as appropriate both internally and externally.
- Lead efforts to seek out and adapt appropriate program innovations and technologies, through engagement with in-country experiences, as well as via regional and HQ program quality and technical forums. Coordinate and communicate with regional and HQ-based program and technical colleagues.
- Take the lead in the completion of success stories and case studies.
- Participate actively in the effective use of the Country Program s Sharepoint to ensure that PQ tools, key program documents, reports and calendar of PQ events are accessible to all program managers.
Proposal Development (20%)
- Support programming staff in the design of high quality programs through the use of Integrated Human Development (IHD), ProPack and other program quality tools
- Develop PINs, concept papers and proposals in participation with program managers, donors and partners ensuring the use of all program quality tools
- Participate in the review of Project Idea Notes, concept notes and proposals ensuring adherence to ProPack, CRS/PQSD, LACRO and country level best practices.
Partner Capacity Building and Support (20%)
- Together with the Head of Program, programming staff and partners, identify capacity building needs for partners and in concert with the Head of Program and Project Managers, ensure that needs are addressed.
- In collaboration with Head of Program and Project Managers ensure that partners are closely involved in the development of projects; create tools with partners and programming staff that will facilitate communication and relationship building
- In concert with Head of Program and PMs ensure all partner programming staff is aware of CRS partner principles, overall guiding principles/Catholic Social Teaching and are applied consistently.
- Together with the Head of Program and Program Managers develop and review required reports and responses to donors in compliance with award provisions and guidelines.
- Work with the Head of Program & MEAL Manager to provide guidance to CRS staff in the design and enhancement of M&E tools, protocols, surveys and evaluation instruments to strengthen quality data collection, analysis and reporting on projects/programs core indicators.
Agency-wide Competencies(for all CRS Staff)*These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results* Serves with Integrity
Cultivates Constructive Relationships
Program Manager Competencies
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each program manager to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.Sets clear goals and manages toward them
Collaborates effectively with staff and stakeholders
Manages financial resources with integrity
Applies program quality standards to project design and organizational learning
Supervision:1. Supervise the MEAL Manager and other staff, as determined.
- Ensure adherence to CRS Performance Management system.
- Provide quality mentoring and coaching.
- Master's degree in one of the following: agriculture, natural resource management, education, economic development, statistics, international development, or related field.
- Five years of experience working in a development setting, of which at least 3 of those with CRS.
- Demonstrated success in teamwork, staff supervision & development and partner institutional capacity building.
- Understanding of U.S Government grant provisions and guidelines, including proposal formats and reporting requirements.
- Excellent oral and written English and Spanish communication skills
- Experience developing successful proposals and strategic alliances
- Strong capacity in project design, project management and M&E
- Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of USAID, UN agencies, and Caritas agencies
- Knowledge of CRS program and management quality standards, the justice lens, and Catholic Social Teaching principles
- Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, statistics software
- Safe driving skills and willingness to meet travel requirements.
Disclaimer:This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position
CRS recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation
How to apply:
Guatemala: CONVOCATORIA PARA BASE DE DATOS EN EL ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓN
Closing date: 2015-06-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala
Closing date: 30 Jun 2015
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