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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Program Director

Job Description

General Description of Role:

In close cooperation with IARD Senior Management, the Program Director
will have two primary responsibilities:
1. Overall management of IARD's current program.
2. New program development including overall proposal preparation and

submission for funding to potential donors such as USAID, UN
Organization, World Bank, Foreign Governments, European Union,
Foundations and private donors ;

Main Responsibilities:

- Ensure effective and efficient management .
- Supervise and give guidance to program managers on project design,
implementation, evaluation, and personnel issues.
- Prepare detailed implementation plan, collect baseline data and
develop operational procedures for the implementation of the new

programs.
- Ensure compliance with IARD and donors of operational and financial
policies and procedures and reporting requirements; track grant
spending.
- Coordinate all IARD staff members for purposes of monitoring and
evaluation of all USG and international donor programs.
- Prepare monthly, semi-annual, and final program reports.
- Coordinate and maintain professional working relations with local
authorities, private organizations, and communities.
- Maintain good working relationships with donors, Government of Host
Country, and collaborating institutions, with frequent visits to
project sites and communities.
- Research and identify funding sources, proposal requirements, and
submittal deadline for new programs in Host Country.
- Write, edit, and proofread proposals to be submitted to donor
agencies and private funding sources.
- Secure new funding and extension funding for existing IARD programs.
- Increase IARD's local, national and international visibility through
public relations.
- Perform additional assignments as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Minimum of 5 years management experience .
- Bachelor's degree required; Graduate degree preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to manage a series of complex, new and on-going
activities, as well as provide leadership in a collegial team
environment.
- Fluent English; knowledge of french a plus.
- High degree of integrity and amiable disposition desirable in
building appropriate internal and external relationships.

Terms of Appointment
The appointment will be for an initial period of 4 (four)
years,renewable
thereafter annually. Benefits include housing , paid home
leave travel, a pension scheme, life and health insurance, vehicle for
business and personal use, and free enrollment for dependent children
in international school .



Post Title : Director of Finance
Remuneration: A net salary per year $96,344.00 USD


Job Description

IARD is seeking a Director of Finance, who will be reporting
directly to the Country Director. The Director of Finance would be
primarily required to plan, lead, integrate, and coordinate the
financial services of the Center. He/she would thus have overall
responsibility for providing high quality managerial and financial services to the
research programs.
As a member of IARD's senior management team, along with the Director
General, the Assistant Directors General. The Director of Finance would
be actively involved in the strategic

planning and overall guidance of the Center, and in developing and
implementing an innovative and productive resource mobilization

strategy.
The Director of Finance will perform the following specific duties:
Formulating, recommending and implementing sound financial control
policy for IARD
Advising the Country Director on all matters relating to the finances
of the Center
Liaising with IARD's independent auditors
Ensuring that all financial accounts and records at the headquarters
and outreach locations meet management, donor and other stakeholder
requirements
Ensuring that all accounting operations are effectively and efficiently
performed
Maintaining effective financial control over the assets and
liabilities, income and disbursements of the Center
Preparing and maintaining periodic financial, analytical, and
interpretive reports for the Management
Providing statistical and analytical services to the programs,
departments, and units, and assisting them in the formulation of
project budgeting
Setting high standards of professional, technical, and business conduct
for the departmental staff

Qualifications and Experience
At least a Bachelor's degree in Accounting (an MBA or similar
postgraduate degree is preferred) with additional professional

accounting
qualifications such as CPA or CA
Minimum of 7 years experience in finance, 3 of which must be at the
senior management level
Formal training in management systems and procedures
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Proficiency in the use of computerized information systems.
Fluency in spoken and written English (knowledge of French would be an
advantage)

Terms of Appointment
The appointment will be for an initial period of 4( Four)
years,renewable
thereafter annually. Benefits include Free housing , paid home leave
travel, a pension scheme, life and healthinsurance, vehicle for
business and personal use, and free enrollment for dependent children in
international school .




Post Title :Director of Environmental Programs
Remuneration: A net salary per year $97,084. 00USD




Job Description

The center is seeking a conscientious individual to work in a
diversified industrial, municipal and private pollution abatement

program dealing with air pollution/water/sewage/waste management.
Duties will include:
conducting/reporting on inspections/investigations; preparing
technical reports; recommending remedial/legal action; ensuring

implementation of abatement programs; participating in law

enforcement activities; testifying in legal proceedings; dealing with
the public/municipal/industrial officials; participating in the
environmental response program; responsible for

coordinating with the Center and other relevant bodies with regard to
implementation of the International Technical Guidelines on Safety in
Biotechnology;undertaking other activities

as requested by the supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications:
advanced knowledge of environmental legislation, guidelines, policies,
abatement procedures/programs and principles/practices of
industrial/municipal environmental controls; advanced

knowledge of theories, principles and practices of waste management;
experience in a field environment, meeting conflicting/changing
deadlines; superior interpersonal and

demonstrated oral/written communication skills; demonstrated
presentation, project management and conflict resolution skills; strong
analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills;

ability to prepare technical reports; working knowledge of
computers/software


Terms of Appointment
The appointment will be for an initial period of Four (4) years,
renewable thereafter annually. Benefits include Free housing ,
paid home leave travel, a pension scheme, life and health insurance,
vehicle for business and personal use, and free enrollment for
dependent children in international school .







Vacancies Contact

Qualified candidates may submit their applications, including a letter
of interest and completed Curriculum Vitae via email only to
employment@iard.site.tc
Kindly indicate the Location and post title in the subject line of
your email when applying.This vacancy is open to male and female
candidates Worldwide .Application Deadline: 21st July 2007

Special Benefits Include:

* Relocation Reimbursement by Company
* health insurance
* company contributed 401K
* educational reimbursement
* Will sponsor visa if not US citizen
* Entry level applicants may respond

Restrictions:

* No Telecommuting - must work all hours on-site



Pay:

106,435.US

Job Location(s):

206(WA)

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