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Partners of the Americas (Partners) is seeking a Program Officer to support the Education & Global Citizenship Unit, with a focus on higher education education and study abroad. The Program Officer will primarily be responsible for supporting the implementation of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund, which aims to increase student mobility between the United States and Latin America & the Caribbean by providing grant funding to higher education institutions (HEIs), so that they can develop international partnerships and create more opportunities for student exchange and training abroad. The Program Officer will be primarily responsible for the application cycles for grants opportunities and for monitoring the implementation of selected HEI projects, while also supporting the team in special events, as well as in the day-to-day activities to execute the promotion, management, and follow-up phases of the program.

 
Bajo el proyecto Paraguay Okakuaa, financiado por el Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos (USDOL), el consultor debe realizar un Endline Survey para para evaluar la naturaleza y prevalencia del trabajo infantil en áreas objetivo del proyecto y comparar con los resultados del Baseline (Línea de base) y del Outake (Encuesta final de beneficiarios). El Endline Survey, ayudará a identificar cambios en variables claves en la población de las zonas de intervención del proyecto y que ocurrieron durante la vida del proyecto. Estas encuestas ayudarán a evaluar los resultados de las actividades y específicamente, a comprender los cambios en prevalencia de trabajo infantil en las áreas del proyecto. También proporcionarán una rica fuente de datos para apoyar el análisis en cualquier investigación ad-hoc relacionada. Los datos de la encuesta también soportarán una plataforma robusta, basada en evidencias, para que el proyecto use para mostrar los éxitos y las lecciones aprendidas, y para que tanto el proyecto como USDOL comprendan los resultados y el cambio en el número de niños involucrados en trabajo infantil en el área del proyecto.
 
El contratista conducirá el Endline Survey en cada uno de los cinco distritos objetivo: Paso Yobai, Borja, Iturbe, Villarrica, y Mauricio José Troche, con datos específicos de prevalencia de cada distrito, para:
  1. Estimar la prevalencia del Trabajo Infantil (TI), Trabajo Infantil Peligroso (TIP) y el Trabajo Adolescente Permitido;
  2. Estimar la prevalencia de formas específicas de TIP en conformidad con las actividades descritas en el Decreto 4951; y
  3. Proporcionar datos socio económicos / demográficos.
 
*La fecha límite para la entrega de las propuestas se ha extendido hasta el domingo 18 de agosto a las 23:59 horas.
 

Reporting to the CFO and Senior Accountant, the Accountant II (Field Office Operations) will be responsible for performing all the reviews and audits of the Field office’s expense reports, and ensure compliance with the Donor and Audit requirements, as well as with Partners policies and standards.  The Accountant II will provide direct support to and coordination with program managers on the field office operations and also managing the sub-contractors and sub-grantees. 

Reporting to the CFO, the Financial theBudget Analyst will be responsible providing budget and analytical support with a focus on revenue, credit, expenses and overhead. Budget Analyst will maintain and monitor the budget, financial controls, and work directly with the CFO on improving the financial status of the organization. Basic functions include analyzing of the financial statements; monitoring the budget, collecting, and studying data; improving analytical tools and financial reporting. Special focus of this position is on Partners’ investment portfolio and overall annual operating budget. 

Budget Analyst will work closely with the program and administrative managers and other staff to ensure smooth functioning of the overall financial system and their department or programmatic budgets, and will lend support to new business initiatives and special projects. This position is an integral part of the Finance team, and will perform basic accounting, budget and audit functions for accurate and timely reporting requirements both external and internal. 

Partners of the Americas seeks a self-motivated and detailed-oriented Education & Exchanges Program Officer to support tasks involving workshop design, event planning, recruitment, application, selection, and monitoring of individual grants competitions for programs under the Education and Global Citizenship unit. Partners of the Americas administers the Buenos Aires Provincial Youth Leaders youth leadership exchange program and the U.S. Exchange Alumni Network and Capacity Building Program to engage U.S. alumni of U.S. Department of State programs to expand upon their exchange experience and use skills developed abroad to address shared challenges through regional professional development seminars across the U.S. and a small grants program competition. 

The Program Officer will be primarily responsible for the application cycles for Career Connections professional development seminars, workshops, and grants opportunities, and for monitoring the implementation of selected community projects. This position also supports tasks leading up to the implementation of the Buenos Aires Provincial Youth Leaders program.

Partners of the Americas (Partners) is seeking an On-site Seminar Logistics Coordinator for the a two-day professional development seminar located in New York City for the third of the Career Connections: Seminars for U.S. Exchange Alumni. The seminars will engage U.S. alumni of U.S. Department of State programs by providing them an opportunity to leverage skills and experiences gained through their exchanges to prosper in a globalized world and marketplace. ​

The On-site Seminar Logistics Coordinator will work closely with Partners’ and State Department staff on seminar implementation components involving seminar planning and providing logistical guidance for seminar participants and presenters. They will report directly to the Senior Program Officer. 

Partners of the Americas (Partners) seeks a procurement expert to build relationships with regional hotels and ensure compliance related to hotel procurement for Partners and collaborating organizations implementing international exchange programs. Partners is an international grassroots organization that connects individuals and organizations to serve and to change lives through lasting partnerships. The Education and Global Citizenship unit at Partners provides training and capacity building opportunities to youth, students, and professionals through exchanges and promoting study abroad. 

Partners of the Americas (Partners) seeks two to four experts in U.S. federalism, political science, and government to provide multiple briefings for international exchange professionals visiting the U.S. Briefings should provide participants with a basic understanding of U.S. politics and government and may be customized to include specific information related to current events, the Legislative Branch, the Judiciary, advocacy/lobbying, the role of States in Federalism, etc. Briefings will last between 2-4 hours and should be prepared in advance with PowerPoint presentations and accompanying handouts. Each expert will present between nine to 18 briefings per year to groups ranging between two to ten participants each. Briefings will be translated and presentation time should account for interpretation needs. Qualified experts should have a Doctorate in a related field, be a professor at an accredited higher education institution or be able to demonstrate similar expertise. Experts should be located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and available to travel to briefing locations in the district. Compensation will be based on expertise and approved by the U.S. Department of State. 

Partners of the Americas (Partners) is an international grassroots organization that connects individuals and organizations to serve and change lives through lasting partnerships. The Economic Development & Health (EDH) team manages programs focused on agriculture, economic growth, nutrition, and natural resource management. 

Partners is looking for a Chief of Party to provide overall vision, leadership, technical and administrative leadership and expertise for the program. The COP is responsible for management of all aspects of the program implementation in meeting the objectives of the initiative including, but not limited to, technical, administrative, operational, and logistical management interventions. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among the program team, consortium members, other implementing partners, public and private sector partners, and government stakeholders, and will liaise with USDA as necessary. Responsible for ensuring that the programmatic implementation meets expected standards of technical quality in compliance with USDA requirements, including monitoring, evaluation and learning. S/he will ensure completion of reports, evaluations, analyses, assessments, and deliverables in compliance with USDA quality standards.

Reporting to the CFO and Senior Accountant, the Accountant I (AP/AR) will be responsible for performing all the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions, and ensure compliance with the GAAP standards and Audit requirements. The Accountant will provide support to and coordination with program and administrative managers and other staff to ensure smooth functioning of the accounting unit.