Job Vacancies







           Position: Iran Program Coordinator

           Organization: Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)

           Location: London, United Kingdom or Washington DC, United States of America   




         IWPR's Iran program uses the freedom, security, flexibility and reach of internet communications to develop, train, empower and link a virtual, non-partisan network of individuals, journalists, as well as ordinary citizens, providing the change to engage in a real public dialogue, accessing and expressing ideas and opinions and helping to shape the future development of the country. The Program Coordinator provides strategic direction, project coordination, management and oversight to ensure full delivery of IWPR's Iran projects according to grant terms, budgets, targets, objectives and US Federal regulations in conjunction with the Iran program team. Candidates must have experience working in international NGOs with focus on journalism/media development; minimum of 5 years project management and budgeting; excellent diplomacy and person-leadership skills, with the ability to gain and maintain confidence of project staff and relevant stakeholders within Iran; sound understanding of and sensitivity to government processes, social structures and restrictions in Iran; good spoken and written Farsi. This position requires the ability to travel at short notice; and excellent knowledge of Iranian journalistic, media, academic and political sectors.


         To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to by May 15, 2009.




            Position: Country Program Manager

            Organization: Winrock International

            Location: Turkmenistan    




            Winrock International is recruiting for the position of Turkmenistan Country Program Manager (CPM) for an upcoming USAID funded activity to support local and rural development initiatives in the countries of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The Turkmenistan Country Program Manager will be responsible for developing and managing a program of technical assistance to strengthen local government and engage citizens in local democratic governance initiatives. The CPM will lead the team from mobilization through closeout, serve as the primary field-based point of contact with counterparts, and will manage the resources and work plan to achieve the targeted results, and local governments prepare project proposals with substantial input from citizens, citizens groups and local businesses. H/She will provide overall direction, leadership, and motivation to organizations and individuals involved in the project and provide supervision, support, and direction to long- and short-term staff. The CPM will report to the CoP who will be based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.


            TO APPLY please email cover letter and CV to Cindy Martin at with mandatory subject line: "Turkmenistan Country Program Manager". Deadline for application is April 24, 2009.




            Position: Project Manager- Rural Energy Supply

            Organization: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH

            Location: Afghanistan




            As project manager, you will be responsible for performing challenging sector-specific, content-related and organisational tasks, and for advising the Afghan Government on shaping the policy framework for renewable energies and rural energy supply. Above all, you will provide judicious advice to the partner on developing and implementing the latter’s strategic orientation and position. To this end, you will support organisational development at the Ministry of Energy and Water and its subordinate departments, and advise on creating the required policy framework, including operator models and tariff structures. You will incorporate cross-cutting themes such as gender, the environment and poverty reduction in a sustainable manner. As well as managing an international team of experts in different locations, you will be responsible for the budget, and for pooling all activities and work results of the three existing components at the micro, meso and macro levels. Other tasks include reporting, results monitoring, and routinely reviewing the overall concept.


            Please apply online easily using the following Link:


            Deadline for application is April 29, 2009



P          Position: Disaster Risk Reduction Delegate

            Organization: Canadian Red Cross Society

            Location: Myanmar



        The Canadian Red Cross Society (CRCS), a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Delegate for Myanmar. In close coordination with the French Red Cross (FRC), the CRCS  DRR Delegate will assist the capacity building process of the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) DRR unit at MRCS head quarters level based in Yangon as well as provide DRR technical inputs, training as required and supervision for the development of DRR information, education, and communication (IEC) materials, tools, community based disaster risk management (CBDRM) practitioner guidelines and training curricula. The CRCS DRR Delegate will also ensure that all the decisions and activities will be jointly developed and implemented by MRCS staff and volunteers for creating a strong ownership of DRR competencies and practices achieved as well as facilitating a progressive hand over responsibilities exit process.      

          Interested parties may submit their resumes quoting Competition Number IZO09-01  to:                          

                          The Canadian Red Cross Society

                          170 Metcalfe Street, Suite 300

                          Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 2P2

                          Fax: (613) 740-1911


          Deadline for application is April 30, 2009




Home | Back


 Updated: April 15, 2009