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  • Здравствуйте, дорогие получатели рассылки! Предлагаем Вам 473-й выпуск электронной рассылки для кыргызстанских выпускников программ Госдепартамента США. Вы получаете данное сообщение потому, что Вы либо являетесь выпускником программы обмена, спонсируемой правительством США, либо Вы запросили данную информацию. В настоящее время в списке получателей рассылки зарегистрировано более 1000 электронных адресов. Электронная рассылка для кыргызстанских выпускников программ Госдепартамента США предназначена для информирования о мероприятиях, проводимых для выпускников, а также для распространения новостей и объявлений от АЙРЕКС, АКСЕЛС, Посольства США в Кыргызстане и других организаций о вакансиях, грантовых программах, стипендиях для учебы и стажировок и других возможностях для личного, академического и профессионального роста. Информация рассылается один раз в неделю. Вы вправе распространять ее среди всех заинтересованных лиц. У этого сообщения нет приложений, поэтому из соображений безопасности не открывайте возможных прикрепленных файлов. Для Вашего удобства, теперь выпуски электронной рассылки размещаются в формате word по адресу http://www.irex.kg/en/alumni/newsletter.html и http://www.facebook.com/IREXKyrgyzstan Если Вы желаете распространить какую-либо информацию по данной рассылке, пожалуйста, отправьте соответствующее сообщение на адрес alumni-kg+owners@irex.org не позднее 13:00 каждую среду. Сообщения, отправленные напрямую на электронный адрес рассылки, блокируются. Сегодня 30 октября 2013 г. В этом выпуске: 1) ANNOUNCEMENTS/ ОБЪЯВЛЕНИЯ 1. 2. СТИПЕНДИИ НА ИССЛЕДОВАНИЯ В ОБЛАСТИ ЖУРНАЛИСТИКИ, ГАРВАРДСКИЙ ФОНД НИМАНА. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА ЗАЯВОК: 8 НОЯБРЯ 2013 Г. НЕФОРМАЛЬНАЯ МОЛОДЕЖНАЯ КОНФЕРЕНЦИЯ JASHTARCAMP 2013, 10 НОЯБРЯ, БИШКЕК НАЦИОНАЛЬНАЯ БИБЛИОТЕКА, ОШ - ОШГУ, КАРАКОЛ - МУЗЫКАЛЬНОЕ УЧИЛИЩЕ ИМ. Ы. ТУМАНОВА, БАТКЕН – БАТГУ, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. 2) VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ: 1. VACANCY: RECEPTIONIST, INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH & EXCHANGES BOARD, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2013 2. VACANCY: FINANCIAL ANALYST, MICROFINANZA RATING, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31,2013 3. VACANCY: THE ADVANCED ENGLISH FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS (AEPE) LEAD TEACHER, ACCELS, OSH, JALALABAD, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2013 4. IT SPECIALIST (PART-TIME), USAID QUALITY READING PROJECT, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2013 5. VACANCY: KYRGYZSTAN COUNTRY MANAGER, REPRESENTATIVE OF AMERICAN COMPANY ABT ASSOCIATES INC. / USAID QUALITY HEALTH CARE PROJECT, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 6. VACANCIES: NATIONAL LEGAL EXPERT, PER CAPITA FINANCING EXPERT'S TEAM, NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION EXPERT - TERMS OF REFERENCE, NATIONAL LIGHT INDUSTRY EXPERT, ADB, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 7. VACANCY: SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2013 8. SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT, ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO-OPERATION IN EUROPE, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 9. VACANCIES: MANAGER OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT (PMU), THE WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (JFPR 9170-KGZ), ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (ADB); NATIONAL MICROFINANCE SPECIALIST AND NATIONAL GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, MINISTRY OF ECONOMY OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 10. ВАКАНСИЯ: АДМИНИСТРАТОР УЧР, МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ ФИНАНСОВАЯ ОРГАНИЗАЦИЯ. 11. ВАКАНСИЯ: СПЕЦИАЛИСТ ПО РАЗВИТИЮ БИЗНЕСА (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST), МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ ПРОИЗВОДСТВЕННАЯ КОМПАНИЯ. ************************************************* ANNOUNCEMENTS/ ОБЪЯВЛЕНИЯ ************************************************* 1. СТИПЕНДИИ НА ИССЛЕДОВАНИЯ В ОБЛАСТИ ЖУРНАЛИСТИКИ, ГАРВАРДСКИЙ ФОНД НИМАНА. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА ЗАЯВОК: 8 НОЯБРЯ Издатели, программисты, веб-дизайнеры, медиа-аналитики, преподаватели и журналисты могут подать заявки на получение этой стипендии.
  • Фонд Нимана для журналистов в Гарварде предлагает три краткосрочные стипендии для проведения исследовательских проектов, направленных на повышение уровня журналистики. Претенденты должны объяснить, как их работа в фонде может улучшить перспективы будущей журналистики. Работа может быть связана с исследованиями, программированием, дизайном, финансовыми стратегиями или с другой темой. Стипендиаты смогут приехать в Гарвардский университет на срок от нескольких недель до трех месяцев, в зависимости от масштаба проектов. Они получат доступ к ресурсам Гарвардского университета, включая возможности общения с преподавателями и студентами, использования исследовательских центров и библиотек. Работодателям стипендиатов предлагается сохранить за ними заработную плату на период обучения. Если работодатель откажется это сделать, стипендиатам будет предоставлена стандартная стипендия фонда Нимана. Фонд также поможет кандидатам найти временное жилье. Кандидаты должны загрузить заявление объёмом до 500 слов, рассказывающее об их проекте и о том, как они планируют провести свое время в Гарварде и чем эта работа будет полезна для журналистики, а также содержащее информацию о времени (сроком до 12 недель), необходимом для завершения работы. Заявки принимаются до 8 ноября. Для получения дополнительной информации нажмите http://nieman.harvard.edu/NiemanFoundation/NiemanFellowships/TypesOfFellowships/NiemanFoundationVisitin gFellowships.aspx 2. НЕФОРМАЛЬНАЯ МОЛОДЕЖНАЯ КОНФЕРЕНЦИЯ JASHTARCAMP 2013, 10 НОЯБРЯ, БИШКЕК НАЦИОНАЛЬНАЯ БИБЛИОТЕКА, ОШ - ОШГУ, КАРАКОЛ - МУЗЫКАЛЬНОЕ УЧИЛИЩЕ ИМ. Ы. ТУМАНОВА, БАТКЕН – БАТГУ, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. 10 ноября во Всемирный день молодежи в Кыргызстане в пятый раз состоится неформальная молодежная конференция JashtarCamp 2013, на которой соберется более 1 000 представителей молодежи. В этом году мероприятие пройдет уже в 4 городах страны: Бишкек, Ош, Каракол и Баткен. Предварительные молодежные конференции пройдут также в Канте и Лейлеке. JashtarCamp – это ежегодная конференция, где молодежь сама поднимает и обсуждает интересующие ее вопросы. Молодые люди, принимающие участие в подобных мероприятиях начинают более свободно и активно выражать свое мнение публично. Первый JashtarCamp прошел в Кыргызстане в Бишкеке во Всемирный день молодежи 10 ноября 2009 года. В 2011 году Ош стал еще одним городом проведения этого молодежного мероприятия. В этом году Каракол и Баткен присоединятся к городам Кыргызстана, в которых параллельно пройдет эта молодежная конференция. Каждый год JashtarCamp собирает от 400 до 700 представителей гражданскиактивной и творческой молодежи в каждом городе. JashtarCamp 2013 нацелен на практическую ценность содержания мероприятия. Все презентации будут поделен условно на 4 секции: госуслуги и гражданский активизм, предпринимательство и старт-апы, EduGaming и личная успешность. Таким образом в каждом городе параллельно будут идти 4 сессии, в рамках которых будут сделаны получасовые презентации. Все презентации максимально нацелены на обретение участником полезного навыка или включение его в активную гражданскую деятельность. Главная организационная цель JashtarCamp 2013 - стать открытой и свободной площадкой для: обмена идеями между молодежью, презентации инновационных идей, где каждый может получить навык, услышать экспертное мнение или найти партнера для своих инициатив. На JashtarCamp зрителей нет, все участники. JashtarCamp 2013 пройдет: Бишкек - Национальная Библиотека, Ош - ОшГУ, Каракол - Музыкальное училище им. Ы. Туманова, Баткен - БатГУ. Чтобы стать участником конференции, достаточно просто зарегистрироваться на сайте www.jashtarcamp.org и прийти 10 ноября в место проведения мероприятия в своем городе. Партнерами JashtarCamp 2013 выступают Фонд “Сорос-Кыргызстан”, Программа развития ООН, Фонд народонаселения ООН, ЮНИСЕФ, Посольство США в Кыргызстане и Программа «Jasa.kg» Международного молодежного фонда при финансовой поддержке USAID. За дополнительной информацией обращаться: • • • Чубак Бойконов (Бишкек) - 0554 774077 Макаров Сергей (Каракол) - 0772 254004 Акмарал Сатинбаева (Ош, Баткен) - 0778 455211
  • ************************************************** VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ: ************************************************** 1. VACANCY: RECEPTIONIST, INTERNATIONAL KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2013 RESEARCH & EXCHANGES BOARD, BISHKEK, Summary of Position Receptionist provides liaison, coordination and support for activities originating in IREX Bishkek office. Receptionist must be able to work cooperatively with all staff in Kyrgyzstan, visitors, funders, partners, etc. Responsibilities: • • • • • • Reception and distribution of office correspondence, phone calls Provide logistical (travel, hotel, visa, etc) and administrative support to IREX guest and staff Translation of documents File keeping Keep staff meetings minutes Other tasks as assigned Requirements: • • • • • • • Citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic; Bachelor degree; Fluency in Kyrgyz, Russian, English languages. Strong computer (MS Office, Web 2.00) skills; Excellent interpersonal, organizational, networking, and communication skills; Detail-oriented, able to handle multiple tasks at once and work under time pressure. Preference will be given to ECA alumni To apply for a position: Please submit a short statement of interest and resume under the subject: “Receptionist” to: office-kg@irex.org no later than 17:00 pm, Thursday, November 7, 2013. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, feel free to disseminate the information amongst interested parties. 2. VACANCY: FINANCIAL ANALYST, MICROFINANZA RATING, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31,2013 MicroFinanza Rating is looking for an experienced financial analyst with a proven track record in microfinance or related fields. The candidate should have the potential to also gradually take over managerial and/or technical functions. The analyst will be joining a dynamic and international team of microfinance rating specialists in Bishkek Kyrgyzstan. He/she will be involved in rating and assessment missions for microfinance institutions mainly in Central Asia, Caucasus and Russia. The analyst will be involved in the whole process of the rating mission, from preliminary data analysis to field visit and report drafting. Training on the job will be initially provided through missions performed with senior analysts. Required skills • • • • • • • • • • Minimum 5 years of previous relevant experience (microfinance, rating, audit, accounting, finance/banking, financial analysis); Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Russian; Knowledge of other regional languages is an asset; Strong analytical and writing skills; Interest in microfinance and development issues; Willingness to work in the region; Good team working skills; Good time-management and capacity to meet deadlines under pressure; Ability to carry out multiple assignments simultaneously and work against objectives; Good command of Excel and MS Office software;
  • • Availability to travel frequently (30-40% of the time); Timeframe and location Starting Q4 2013, based at MFR's office in Bishkek. Conditions to be agreed Send your CV and cover letter to recruitment.mfr.12@gmail.com by December 31st 2013. In case MicroFinanza Rating finds and selects an appropriate candidate while receiving CVs on an on-going basis, MicroFinanza Rating can stop consideration of CVs earlier than December 31, 2013”. 3. VACANCY: THE ADVANCED ENGLISH FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS (AEPE) LEAD TEACHER, ACCELS, OSH, JALALABAD, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2013 Summary: The Advanced English for Professional Educators (AEPE) Lead Teacher will provide English language instruction at an intermediate, high intermediate or advanced level for a class of approximately eight English teachers in the Osh area or in the Jalalabad area. The Lead Teacher will be responsible for providing three 90 minute classes per week for the period of 9 months, following a curriculum developed by American Councils. The Lead Teacher will also be responsible for coordinating enhancement activities focused on improving teachers’ engagement with the English language teaching community in the region and providing input into and staffing a summer language boot camp for the trained English teachers. Primary Responsibilities include: • • • • • • • • • • • Prepares weekly lesson plans; Teaches three 90 minute sessions per week; Tracks and reports on participant progress and attendance; Advises participants on USG grant opportunities to fund follow-up teacher trainings and seminars; Organizes extra-curricular events and guest lectures; Collects program feedback; Responds to requests for information from Country Director and US Embassy; Provides regular and timely financial and narrative reports; Other program-related tasks, as required and assigned. Serves as replacement teacher if circumstances require; Other duties as assigned. Expectations: • • • • • • • Must participate in administrative and programmatic training (one week); Background in teaching, experience in teacher training; Experience abroad in an English speaking country a plus; Experience in financial and narrative reporting; Excellent English language skills and knowledge of modern teaching methods; Strong computer skills; Excellent organizational skills. Reports to: • • Program Coordinator Country Director To apply: Send CV and cover letter to Rebecca Gordan (director1@americancouncils.kg) by November 3, 2013. 4. IT SPECIALIST (PART-TIME), USAID QUALITY READING PROJECT, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2013 The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is implementing the USAID funded Quality Reading Program (QRP) in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and are currently we are looking for IT Specialist (part-time) to join the USAID Quality Reading Project in Kyrgyzstan. Under the overall managerial and administrative supervision of the AIR Representative the incumbent will be responsible for support services to all AIR Representation Office in Kyrgyzstan and projects sites. In particular, the incumbent will:
  • • Provide technical support to AIR/QRP operations and maintenance of AIR/QRP services and infrastructure (e.g. servers, file/print services, e-mail, backups, telephone systems, etc.) and ensure effective communication among the IT Division, customers and major stakeholders; • Perform or oversee account, server and systems security management of AIR/QRP systems and operate hardware, including backups in line with corporate standards; • Ensure alignment AIR/QRP service policies with corporate AIR/QRP standards; • Provide on-the-job and training to and advise AIR/QRP personnel on corporate account and systems access and management; • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed; • Perform other related duties as required. Candidates should meet the following: • • • • • University degree in Computer Sciences, IT Engineering, Mathematics or related fields Three years of relevant experience in providing IT support and services Fluency in Russian, Tajik working knowledge of English language; High sense of responsibility, excellent communication skills and team spirit are important assets; Affinity with the mandate and role of the International organizations and USAID. Selection Criteria • • • • • Candidates will be assessed against the following: Relevance and extent of experience in Microsoft environments and networking; Relevance of academic qualifications; Demonstrated ability to work in a team; Client orientation and strong verbal and written communication skills. • Interested applicants can provides a C.V. references and cover letter to dinay87@gmail.com with text “IT Specialist (part-time)” clearly typed in the subject line. The salary rate should be indicated in cover letter. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the interview 5. VACANCY: KYRGYZSTAN COUNTRY MANAGER, REPRESENTATIVE OF AMERICAN COMPANY ABT ASSOCIATES INC. / USAID QUALITY HEALTH CARE PROJECT, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 Project Background The USAID Quality Health Care Project is a five-year program to improve the health status of Central Asians by incorporating modern quality improvement techniques and evidence-based international standards into ongoing reforms of health systems to assist Central Asian countries to improve their management, financing, and implementation of health services related to tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health services and cardiovascular disease. Job Summary Abt Associates seeks a Country Manager with a background in international public health to oversee operations and program implementation in the Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan office of the USAID Quality Health Care Project. The Project has five main components: HIV, TB, MCH, RH/FP, and Other Public Health Threats, and takes a systems approach to addressing these areas, seeking interventions that will lead to sustainable systematic change in the health care system. The Country Manager oversees both the financial/administrative and programmatic activities undertaken by the project in Kyrgyzstan, and serves as the primary point person with the client and regional project management in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Responsibilities include: • • • • • • • • Coordinate the work plan development process with country technical teams and monitor work plan implementation. Work with financial team in the Almaty office and Abt headquarters to develop annual program budget; oversee country-level program spending in line with budget and work plan. Prepare country section of quarterly and annual reports, and contribute to success story development for the country. Serve as primary liaison with USAID/ Kyrgyzstan: respond to USAID queries, engage USAID regularly in program activities and keep USAID abreast of any issues in program activities. Liaise with international, local and government partners, as necessary. Supervise the work of the KR finance team, administrative team, and technical component teams. Ensure program and budget decisions are made in compliance with Abt and USAID regulations. Serve as information link between the Kyrgyzstan project team and the COP.
  • • • • • • • Oversee project spending out of the Kyrgyzstan office, including checking cash counts, approving all purchase requests and financial reports, serving as bank signatory, and signing off on all wire transfers and cash distributions. Organize and participate in regular staff meetings, technical team meetings, and internal strategic discussions. Manage personnel hiring, firing, performance issues, and staff development. Oversee grantee compliance with work plan activities. Manage country-level relationships with subcontractors. Manage risk and guide team response in difficult situations. Skills Prerequisites: Must have excellent management skills, experience in budgeting and planning, strong written and oral English communication skills and experience with client relationship management and supervision/staff development, proven experience in risk management, working under tight deadlines, and ability to work under stress. Prefer previous work experience in international public health, especially TB and HIV, and Russian and/or Kyrgyz language skills. Please send CV and cover letter via e-mail: Kamila_Beshirova@qhcp.net 6. VACANCIES: NATIONAL LEGAL EXPERT, PER CAPITA FINANCING EXPERT'S TEAM, NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION EXPERT - TERMS OF REFERENCE, NATIONAL LIGHT INDUSTRY EXPERT, ADB, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 Project Implementation Unit of the second project on "Vocational education and skills development" funded by the Asian Development Bank announces following vacancies: 1. 2. 3. 4. National legal expert Per capita financing expert's team National construction expert National light industry expert 1. National legal expert Scope of work National legal expert will assist the EA in preparation of plan of the rationalization of primary vocational education and training (PVET) system and the modernization of the technical vocational education and training (TVET) system, including the development of relevant normative legal documents for the project activities: Detailed tasks: • • • • • • • Review existing legal, administrative and institutional arrangements of primary vocational education and training (PVET) system, and earlier drafts on the introduction of per capita financing and the consolidation and rationalization of the PVET system; Assist in finalization of primary vocational education and training (PVET) rationalization strategy; Advise on the removal of barriers to income-generating activities in TVET sector; Advise on strengthening of the Secretariat of the National Professional Skills Development Council and on the establishment of the sectoral councils. Development of documents on the Sectoral Councils functioning. Support the development of draft regulation on remuneration terms in pilot vocational schools (PVSs); Advice on the analysis of legal documents and development of recommendations on the possibility of additional remuneration for carrying out of certain project tasks by AVE staff and Resource Center staff. Reporting requirements: The legal expert is expected to prepare policy documents including: 1. 2. 3. 4. Report on analysis of existing legal, administrative and institutional arrangements of the primary vocational education and training (PVET) system, and earlier drafts on the introduction of per capita financing and on the consolidation and rationalization of the PVET system; Recommendations on the removal of barriers to income-generating activities in technical vocational education and training (TVET) sector; Report on the analysis of existing documents regulating the operation of NPSDC, Sectoral Councils and Advisory Boards and improvement of their activities; Recommendations on additional remuneration for AVE staff and staff of the Resource Center. Qualification requirements
  • National legal expert shall have higher education in law, work experience – at least, 5 years; work experience in analysis of legal documents; development of relevant documents, regulating activity of educational institutions; making proposals for amendment of existing provisions of legal documents and their concurrence with relevant agencies; oral and written English skills. Input December 2013 – September 2017 - 3 person-months (on intermittent basis). 2. Per capita financing expert's team Rationale Under the first assignment the team of PCF Experts (4) prepared proposals for MSBF range expansion, standard staff optimization, curriculum, remuneration system amendment, prepared a draft resolution on MSBF and received approval from the AVE working group . The proposed methodology has been agreed and approved with several comments by the various ministries and departments, including the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic (March 28, 2013). Given the need to make changes to documents and re-circulation of draft, the Inception Mission (24-30 September 2013) has approved the hiring of the Team of Experts (3). Scope of work A team of three experts (Team coordinator, Expert on financial calculations, PCF piloting process training Expert) will support the EA in development and pilot introduction of PCF. At initial stage only 1 expert – team coordinator will be engaged, tasks of which are as follows: Detailed tasks: • • • • • • • • • • Analysis of comments of the Ministry of Justice regarding the project of introduction of per capita financing in the PVE system; Establishment of working group, distribution of materials, discussion and analysis of the pilot PVSs’ proposals on the comments of Ministry of Justice; Further development and preparation of materials for PCF based on comments and suggestions; Finalization of documents and re-circulation for obtaining approvals from the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice, AVE and other departments; Results of discussions and agreements analysis, finalization of the full package, preparation of materials for the Government Resolution. Distribution and updating of documentation required for the introduction of PCF, including the procedures on preparation and budget execution on PCF basis, and the methodology for determining the minimum standard of budget financing for PVSs; Provide training to managers and accountants, including on educational modules; Finalization of PVSs budgets for each academic year, using PCF approach; Making changes in the system of accounting, monitoring and evaluation, using the PCF approach; Analysis and monitoring of pilot financing results; Reporting requirements Experts have to prepare the following documents: 1) 2) 3) 4) The package of documents on introduction of per capita financing in pilot PVSs; Government Resolution on introduction of per capita financing in the PVE system. Report on training of relevant staff. The results of the pilot financing monitoring. Qualification requirements Experts shall have higher education in economics and finances, work experience in the field of economics and financing of education sector – at least 5 years; skills in making calculations. Input 14 person-months. During piloting of PCF in PVSs the remaining 2 experts will be engaged. 3. National construction expert Scope of work
  • National sectoral experts (7 experts, 30 person-months intermittent each) will support the Sectoral Councils for 7 key sectors: construction, mining, energy, tourism, light industry (textile and garments), land transport, and agriculture/agro-processing. Detailed tasks: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Ensuring the sustainable operation of Sectoral Councils on seven key sectors of the economy; Support sectoral council activities; Facilitate industry engagement and participate in TVET reform initiatives; Identify skills needs and gaps to be addressed through formal skills development; Specify the list of priority occupations in the sector, harmonizing them within the sector and providing for approval of NPSDC; Develop sectoral maps and bring them into line with primary vocational education (PVE) system and secondary vocational education (SVE) system occupations; Preparation of forecast data on skill needs within a certain sector, including sector analysis at the national level and contribute to the development of TVET Statistical bulletin; Develop competency standards and assessment tools for priority occupations in 7 key sectors and activities on the independent assessment of students' skills; Conduct gender-sensitive social marketing amongst employers (and labor organizations) within the 7 key sectors; Conduct workshops with industry active in 7 key sectors; Facilitate job placements and structured on-the-job training; Promote public-private partnership (PPP) approaches to delivery of training; validate learning materials and assessment tools to ensure occupational and skills requirements of employers are met. Support of any other project activities that overlap with the above Reporting requirements Experts are expected to prepare policy documents including: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Lists of priority occupations; Sectoral maps of occupations and the list brought in line with the primary vocational education (PVE) and secondary vocational education (SVE) occupations classification; Report on the need for skills and recommendations for inclusion into the Statistical bulletin. Report on the sector analysis; Report on results of the independent assessment; Minutes of meetings and discussions within the sectoral council; The documents on the establishment of seven sectoral councils; Report on social marketing amongst employers; Recommendations on promoting of public-private partnership etc. Qualification requirements Experts shall have secondary vocational or higher education in relevant field, minimum 3 years of work experience in a sector; shall have knowledge about a sector and its tendencies in the market; skills in conducting analysis; skills in development of documents; awareness about education sector in the KR. Input December 2013 – September 2017 - 30 person-months for each expert (on intermittent basis). 5. National light industry expert Scope of work National sectoral experts (7 experts, 30 person-months intermittent each) will support the Sectoral Councils for 7 key sectors: construction, mining, energy, tourism, light industry (textile and garments), land transport, and agriculture/agro-processing. Detailed tasks: • • • • • Ensuring the sustainable operation of Sectoral Councils on seven key sectors of the economy; Support sectoral council activities; Facilitate industry engagement and participate in TVET reform initiatives; Identify skills needs and gaps to be addressed through formal skills development; Specify the list of priority occupations in the sector, harmonizing them within the sector and providing for approval of NPSDC;
  • • • • • • • • • • Develop sectoral maps and bring them into line with primary vocational education (PVE) system and secondary vocational education (SVE) system occupations; Preparation of forecast data on skill needs within a certain sector, including sector analysis at the national level and contribute to the development of TVET Statistical bulletin; Develop competency standards and assessment tools for priority occupations in 7 key sectors and activities on the independent assessment of students' skills; Conduct gender-sensitive social marketing amongst employers (and labor organizations) within the 7 key sectors; Conduct workshops with industry active in 7 key sectors; Facilitate job placements and structured on-the-job training; Promote public-private partnership (PPP) approaches to delivery of training; Validate learning materials and assessment tools to ensure occupational and skills requirements of employers are met. Support of any other project activities that overlap with the above Reporting requirements Experts are expected to prepare policy documents including: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Lists of priority occupations; Sectoral maps of occupations and the list brought in line with the primary vocational education (PVE) and secondary vocational education (SVE) occupations classification; Report on the need for skills and recommendations for inclusion into the Statistical bulletin. Report on the sector analysis; Report on results of the independent assessment; Minutes of meetings and discussions within the sectoral council; The documents on the establishment of seven sectoral councils; Report on social marketing amongst employers; Recommendations on promoting of public-private partnership etc. Qualification requirements Experts shall have secondary vocational or higher education in relevant field, minimum 3 years of work experience in a sector; shall have knowledge about a sector and its tendencies in the market; skills in conducting analysis; skills in development of documents; awareness about education sector in the KR. Input December 2013 – September 2017 - 30 person-months for each expert (on intermittent basis). Additional information and TOR's can be found at www.donors.kg и http://zakupki.okmot.kg CV with foto in English and Russian languages please send to the following address: 22a Manas pr. Bishkek 720031, Kyrgyz Republic or by email: piuvesd@jet.kg For additional information call on: +996 312 31 30 53 6. VACANCY: SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2013 Background: Under overall supervision of the Senior Political-Military Officer and in coordination with Chief of Fund Administration the incumbent will be in charge with all procurement and administrative issues regarding the Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and Conventional Ammunition (CA) project implementation. He/she is also responsible for ensuring proper management and administration of travel and transport arrangements within SALW and CA project, building maintenance and management for SALW and CA project’s offices. Tasks and Responsibilities: Under overall supervision of the Senior Political-Military Officer and in coordination with Chief of Fund Administration the incumbent: • • • In cooperation with other staff members prepares all administrative documents for procurement in SALW and CA project; Controls and authorizes all requests and contracts for procurements of goods and services up to Euros 2.500; Manages and administrates travel and transport arrangements within SALW and CA project;
  • • • • • • • Researches, compiles information and data for the preparation of SALW and CA budget and assists in the drafting of narratives and submissions; Researches and analyses data on SALW and CA project’s running communication costs, or on request other costs, prepares reports to CFA and Senior Political-Military Officer; Advises SALW and CA members on administrative matters and procedures applicable to the implantation of SALW and CA programmatic activities; On request, conducts inquiries on cases concerning damages or loss of OSCE properties; Acts as focal point for all matters concerning office space, equipment and building maintenance and management issues; Performs other duties as required. Necessary Qualifications: • Secondary education completed by formal specialised training in the area of Administration, procurement or logistic; • At least 6 years of working experience in the field of administration, procurement, logistic or finance, preferably in an international environment; • Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications. Familiarity with ORACLE or other ERP applications would be an asset; • Ability for oral and written communication in English, Russian and/or local languages; • Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds; • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities. Remuneration Package: Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 769.67 Euro/month. Social benefits will include Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe participation in the Vanbreda medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. If you wish to apply for this position, please, use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment Online applications submission deadline is on 3 November 2013, 18:00. Please, note that this vacancy in the OSCE is open for competition only amongst nationals of the Kyrgyz Republic. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. Please, note that in the event of invitation for interview, the OSCE is unable to reimburse costs incurred 7. SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT, ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO-OPERATION IN EUROPE, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 Background: The incumbent is responsible for all human resources matters in respect of the Community Security Initiative project which has up to 28 international mission members and 29 local mission members. Tasks and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Chief of Fund Administration Unit the incumbent shall perform the following: • • • • • • • • • • Advises and briefs staff members on their respective entitlements as per Staff Rules and Regulations; Prepares the Letters of Appointments/Terms of Assignment; Collects and keeps track of attendance and utilization of the leave entitlements and makes necessary entries in HR Oracle module; Makes necessary entries into HR Oracle module in respect of MM entitlements and deductions; Prepares and verifies monthly pay-roll reports; Makes corrective entries in HR Oracle to ensure correct and consistent payroll and entitlement data in the HR Module; Follows up on the due dates for LoA/ToA expiry dates and alerts the managers and MMs concerned about such dates; Follows up on the PAR (Performance Appraisal Report) due dates and inform the managers and MMs concerned about the actions to be taken and the deadlines to meet; Makes required records in Oracle HR Module as to the extension/non-extension of the appointments/assignment as advised by the managers; log extension requests in HR Oracle to be processed by the DHR/Secretariat; Makes first drafts of job descriptions when required; Prepares Vacancy Notices and ensures their timely circulation;
  • • • • • • • • Collects and pre-screens job applications, makes up the list of applications with pre-screen comments; Organises the interviews and tests, draft a schedule and assemble supporting documentation being relevant to recruitment procedure. Upon request contact short-listed candidates to invite them for interviews and/or inform them on hiring decision; Makes background checks when requested; Keeps notes of the interviews (secretary to the Interview Panel); Drafts interview reports when required; Maintains and updates applicants’ CV files and recruitment records Perform other tasks as required by the supervisor. Necessary Qualifications: Education: Completion of Secondary Education supplemented by formal training in administration or personnel. Experience: • • Minimum of 3 years work experience in the personnel administration or office work, preferably with an international organization. Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft packages, some experience with Oracle system would be an asset Languages: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, Russian and in local language Other: Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds Remuneration Package: Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 769.67 Euro/month. Social benefits will include Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe participation in the Vanbreda medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. At the discretion of the appointing authority a higher step may be approved up to a maximum of step 3 subject to specific conditions. If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment Online applications submission deadline is on 08 November 2013, 18:00. Please, note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of the Kyrgyz Republic. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. 8. VACANCIES: MANAGER OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT (PMU), THE WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (JFPR 9170-KGZ), ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (ADB); NATIONAL MICROFINANCE SPECIALIST AND NATIONAL GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, MINISTRY OF ECONOMY OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic announces a competition: 1. For filling a vacant position of Manager of Project Management Unit (PMU) for the Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Project (JFPR 9170-KGZ) administered by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). 2. For selection of national specialists for the Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Project (JFPR 9170KGZ) administered by the ADB: National Microfinance Specialist and National Gender and Development Specialist. 3. PMU Manager. Will perform the following tasks: • • • Coordinate with the Executing Agency (EA) and Project Management Unit (PMU) staff, consultants, and project steering committee (PSC) in developing a comprehensive plan of activities, with a detailed plan on project management, finance, and procurement for the entire project period—including, as necessary, the development of a financial reporting system and financial management guidelines; Provide guidelines to responsible staff members and consultants of the PMU in the areas of project management, finance, consulting services, and procurement to expedite project implementation and strengthen PMU capacity; Facilitate and supervise all project activities;
  • • • • • • • • Ensure that tender process is in accordance with ADB guidelines; Conduct an annual project performance review and assist concerned staff in adjusting the plan of activities, as necessary, and in developing an annual plan of activities; Conduct an in-depth review of project finance and management of the Project as preparation for regular semiannual ADB project review missions; Monitor the timeliness of project implementation, ensuring accountability and transparency at all levels; Advise PIU staff on all matters related to project administration, including preparation of progress and financial reports; Ensure that a project performance management system is established and continuously updated. Another tasks required for the project implementation. Qualification Requirements: • • • • • • • • A university degree in the relevant area; Relevant work experience (managerial; in international projects, programs, in governmental and other organizations; in financial sector) – at least 3 years; Knowledge of project management practices and standards; Good knowledge (written and oral) on English, Russian and Kyrgyz languages; Good skills in preparation of different types of reports and skills in conduction of multimedia presentations; Work experience with governmental agencies (Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Finance etc.); Good communicational skills and ability to work undertime; Good computer skills - Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel etc. National Microfinance Specialist (30 person-months) will help assist International Microfinance Specialist to: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Undertake analysis of current microfinance market and services available in remote/rural areas and entrepreneurial activities financed in both agricultural and non-agricultural sectors; Undertake analysis of available infrastructure of microfinance organizations and possibilities for expansion and deepening of their services; Undertake analysis of projects, programs by the development partners, public and private sectors promoting women entrepreneurship development; Review women entrepreneurs’ access to financial resources, services, and training and analyze the barriers for their development; Assess the training needs to be covered under the capacity building component (i.e. the number, subjects) and identify potential beneficiaries’ groups; Review the curricula of the trainings developed under the capacity building component; Based on the best international practices in microfinance, develop new financial services or modify existing products for introduction into operations of PFIs, which provide alternative financial or collateral schemes for promoting women’s entrepreneurship; Propose mechanism for setting up and functioning of the credit guarantee fund/revolving funds with overview of different financing schemes for projects; Assist in preparation of the pilot projects for targeted women microentrepreneurs, in close cooperation with the managers and experts of the PFIs; Provide consultations to PFIs throughout the pilot projects implementation phase as needed; Review results of the testing of the new services and recommend changes to parameters of the pilot services as needed; Identify and recommend necessary policy and intuitional changes for the new microfinance services functioning as needed; Review ways and means to establish a system to monitor and evaluate the impacts and outcomes of the project and provide recommendations; Other tasks required for the project implementation. Qualification Requirements: • • • • • A university degree in finance, business or other related subjects. Experience in finance/microfinance development, private sector, and other related sectors: at least 3 years preferably. English language skills (oral and written) are preferable. Proven ability to produce high quality research on the topic. Good team worker. Gender and Development Specialist. (20 person-months) Tasks will include but not be limited to the following:
  • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Assist to plan, implement, monitor and assess project component activities related to institutional development; Assist the EAPMU and will work in cooperation with Implementing Agencies (IAs), other project staff, consultants; Review project planning, and implementation to ensure full integration of gender and social inclusion at each level of the project; Carry out capacity needs assessment of project partners and beneficiaries in terms of gender awareness and ensure gender issues are incorporated in the design of all relevant activities; Contribute to the design and facilitate dissemination of gender and social inclusion awareness training programs/modules and materials; Assist the EAPMU and PFI to develop appropriate social and gender related project indicators and targets to monitor project performance; To conduct assessment and documentation of policy and strategy of participating parties in relation to promotion of entrepreneurship among women; To conduct gender analysis of MFPs’ lending procedures and programs, and develop recommendations to targeting specific needs of women micro-entrepreneurs; To conduct awareness activities for women-entrepreneurs; Assist governmental agencies (Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Social Development, National Statistic Committee, National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic etc) and PFIs in introduction of social oriented procedures, policy and strategy in their activities; To develop gender-sensitive instruments (sets of methodological materials, checklist questions, instructions) which will be implemented in PFIs’ operations; Conduct field visits, review progress in gender mainstreaming on a regular basis; Prepare relevant project reports; Liaise with and provide information to the EAPMU and ADB staff on project progress and its issues; Another tasks, as will be required. Qualification Requirements: • • • • • • • • A university degree in gender and development, social sciences, economy or other related fields; preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent. At least 3 years of related experience in development of national policy reforms is preferable; Work experience in development and implementation of comprehensive gender approach in projects is an advantage. Working knowledge on gender analysis, planning, implementation and monitoring. Awareness of gender mainstreaming issues in Kyrgyz Republic, especially those affecting the rural development, entrepreneurship development. At least 3 years of work experience in international and/or state agencies and/or NGOs will be an advantage. Excellent organizing and coordination and analytical skills. Excellent local language skills (oral and written), knowledge of English is an advantage. CV in Russian and English languages with indication of vacant position to which a candidate aspires – to submit to the Investment and State-Private Partnership Department of the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic (room No 401) not later 17.00 hrs. on 8 November 2013 At the address: Bishkek, Chui av., 106, or to send to the following email WED-Project@mail.ru with copy to aimanova.contractor@adb.org Additional information on the competition may be received by tel. No (+312) 620535 (additional 139, 129) and on the following web sites: www.mineconom.kg and www.zakupki.okmot.kg and www.csrn.adb.org 12. ВАКАНСИЯ: АДМИНИСТРАТОР УЧР, МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ ФИНАНСОВАЯ ОРГАНИЗАЦИЯ, БИШКЕК, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. Основные требования: • • • • • • Высшее образование в области трудового права, экономики, финансов и бизнеса; Минимальный опыт работы 8 лет, включая 5 лет опыта в УЧР в банковской/финансовой сфере предпочтительна; Отличные знания Трудового Законодательства КР; Профессиональный опыт в предоставлении юридических рекомендаций в области трудовых отношений; Опыт в анализе, планировании и контроля бюджета на персонал; Высокий уровень знаний кыргызского, русского и английского языков (устно и письменно) Основные обязанности:
  • • • • • • • • Разрабатывать и пересматривать политики и процедуры по кадровому администрированию, бюджетированию и вознаграждению персонала; Гарантировать соответствие УЧР процедур с законами и положениями КР; Кадровое делопроизводство; Кадровое планирование, замена и передвижения совместно с руководителя отделов; Разработка бюджета на персонала: ФОТ, обучение и развитию персонала и т.д.; Планирование, пересмотр заработной платы, бонусов и вознаграждений; Участвовать в исследовании заработных плат и вознаграждений: сравнение и анализ данных; Вознаграждение Конкурентная оплата труда. Наличие бонусов и вознаграждений по результатам работы. Возможность профессионального и карьерного роста: Заинтересованных кандидатов просим высылать резюме на эл. адрес: saikal@el-group.com Просим указывать наименование позиции, на которую подаете. 12. ВАКАНСИЯ: СПЕЦИАЛИСТ ПО РАЗВИТИЮ БИЗНЕСА (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST), МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ ПРОИЗВОДСТВЕННАЯ КОМПАНИЯ. Требования: • • • • • • • • • • Высшее образование Опыт работы в продажах Навыки управления людьми Навыки мерчендайзинга, администрирования и планирования продаж Высокие коммуникативные навыки, здоровые амбиции и высокий уровень обучаемости Лидерские качества, инициативность, аналитическое мышление. Навыки проведения тренингов и обучения персонала Наличие водительского удостоверения Знание английского языка Уверенный пользователь ПК Цели и задачи: • • • • • • • Увеличение объемов продаж на согласованной территории Разработка бизнес-плана по развитию территории Определение прибыльных возможностей для роста на соответствующей территории Внедрение системы измерения и контроля для управления работой команды торговых агентов Осуществление индивидуальных тренингов для всех членов команды Найм персонала в штат дистрибьюторов – участие в отборе Контроль выполнения планов, ответственность за его выполнения Заинтересованных кандидатов просим высылать резюме на эл. адрес: saikal@el-group.com Просим указывать наименование позиции, на которую подаете. ******************************************** END OF THE 473rd LISTSERV ISSUE *********************************************