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Partners of the Americas is an international grassroots organization that connects individuals and organizations to serve and change lives through lasting partnerships in the Western Hemisphere. The Assistant Director for Economic Development and Health will manage the USAID-funded F2F program that provides technical assistance to agricultural producers, organizations, and agribusinesses in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Burma. This position reports to the Senior Director of Economic Development and Health.

Partners of the Americas busca candidatos calificados para la posición de Especialista en Sistemas de Cumplimiento Social para un posible proyecto financiado por el Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos (USDOL) paraabordar la problemática del trabajo infantil y el trabajo forzoso en las cadenas de suministro del Aceite de Palma en Colombia y Ecuador. Este posible proyecto tiene como objetivos: 1) Fortalecer la capacidad del sector privado en el sector productor de aceite de palma en Colombia y Ecuador para implementar sistemas de cumplimiento social robustos; 2) Aumento del entendimiento, a nivel regional y global, de buenas prácticas en sistemas de cumplimiento social en las cadenas de suministro del aceite de palma..

El/la Especialista en Sistemas de Cumplimiento Social tendrá la responsabilidad de supervisar y liderar la implementación de la estrategia de capacitación de actores de la sociedad civil para servir como un organismo de control adicional y asegurar el cumplimento de las leyes laborales y condiciones de trabajo.

Partners of the Americas busca candidatos calificados para la posición de Especialista en Investigación, Monitoreo y Manejo del Conocimiento para un posible proyecto financiado por el Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos (USDOL) paraabordar la problemática del trabajo infantil y el trabajo forzoso en las cadenas de suministro del Aceite de Palma en Colombia y Ecuador. Este posible proyecto tiene como objetivos: 1) Fortalecer la capacidad del sector privado en el sector productor de aceite de palma en Colombia y Ecuador para implementar sistemas de cumplimiento social robustos; 2) Aumento del entendimiento, a nivel regional y global, de buenas prácticas en sistemas de cumplimiento social en las cadenas de suministro del aceite de palma..

El/la Especialista en Investigación, Monitoreo y Manejo del Conocimiento será responsable del diseño, desarrollo y aplicación del sistema de monitoreo y evaluación respondiendo a los requerimientos del programa  e integrando las buenas practicas que en esta área tiene Partners of the Americas. Este profesional será responsable de obtener información y analizar la línea de base, de aplicar el sistema de monitoreo, de obtener la información necesaria para los informes durante el trascurso del proyecto y de la implementación de los instrumentos necesarios que permitan identificar el impacto del proyecto.

Partners of the Americas busca candidatos calificados para la posición de Directorpara un posible proyecto financiado por el Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos (USDOL) paraabordar la problemática del trabajo infantil y el trabajo forzoso en las cadenas de suministro del Aceite de Palma en Colombia y Ecuador. Este posible proyecto tiene como objetivos: 1) Fortalecer la capacidad del sector privado en el sector productor de aceite de palma en Colombia y Ecuador para implementar sistemas de cumplimiento social robustos; 2) Aumento del entendimiento, a nivel regional y global, de buenas prácticas en sistemas de cumplimiento social en las cadenas de suministro del aceite de palma.

El/la Director(a) será responsable de lograr las metas del proyecto, aplicar los sistemas de monitoreo y evaluación, conducir el programa, y manejar las relaciones con instituciones gubernamentales, organizaciones. También será responsable del manejo financiero y de la sostenibilidad del proyecto, y promover la visión y la estrategia de desarrollo de todo el proyecto, la entrega de todos los reportes a tiempo y de prevenir y resolver retos para lograr el desarrollo exitoso de las actividades propuestas y el logro de los objetivos y resultados deseados.

Partners of the Americas seeks qualified candidates for the position of Directorfor a potential project financed by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) to address the issue of child labor and forced labor in the supply chains of Palm Oil in Colombia and Ecuador. The potential project aims to: 1) Strengthen the capacity of the private sector in the palm oil producing sector in Colombia and Ecuador to implement robust social compliance systems; 2) Increased understanding, at the regional and global level, of good practices in social compliance systems in palm oil supply chains.

The Director will be responsible for achieving the project´s goals, applying monitoring and evaluation systems, conducting the program, and managing relationships with government institutions and other stakeholders. It will also be responsible for the financial management and sustainability of the project, and for the promotion of the vision and strategy of development of the entire project, the delivery of all reports on time, preventing and solving challenges to achieve the successful development of the proposed activities and the achievement of the desired objectives and results.

Partners of the Americas (Partners) is seeking an Education & Exchanges Program Officer to support recruitment, application, selection, and monitoring of institutional and individual grants competitions for programs under the Education and Global Citizenship unit. Partners of the Americas administers the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund to increase student mobility between the U.S. and Latin America & the Caribbean by fostering international partnerships between higher education institutions, 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. 

The Program Officer will support both programs and will be primarily responsible for the application cycles for capacity-building seminars, workshops, and grants opportunities, and for monitoring the implementation of selected community projects. This includes, but is not limited to, launching and promoting events and grant competitions, organizing review committees and proposal selection process, supporting event-planning and coordination, handling administrative tasks for onboarding selected grantees, monitoring small grants projects, and reporting to donors.

Partners of the Americas (Partners) seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Consultant for the U.S. Department of State-supported Capacity Building Grants for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad program. The M&E Consultant will help identify and evaluate the effectiveness of the models, activities and practices that resulted from the pilot programs implemented by U.S.-based higher education institutions (HEIs) to expand and/or create diversity in study abroad on their campus. Partners is seeking a qualified professional to lead the assessment of projects implemented by HEIs in this grant program. The M&E Consultant will be responsible for determining whether or not the projects administered by HEIs directly affected their capacity and ability to increase diversity in its study abroad offerings as it relates to the Department of State’s Diversity Goals. As a result of the consultancy, Partners should have a comprehensive assessment report of the impact of the Capacity Building Grants program, and recommendations to providing a more effective, accurate, and user friendly M&E system that can be used by Partners to share impact and effective practices to HEIs and other stakeholders. 

Partners of the Americas is seeking an Accountant-Analyst to support its Finance team. This is a part-time position in our Washington, DC office. Reporting to the CFO, the Accountant Analyst will be responsible for providing analytical support while maintaining and monitoring financial controls, and working directly with the CFO on improving the financial reporting of the organization. Basic functions include analyzing financial statements; collecting, monitoring, and studying data; improving analytical tools and financial reporting. 

The Accountant Analyst will work closely with the programs, administrative managers, and other staff to ensure smooth functioning of the overall financial system, providing support to new business initiatives and special projects. This position is an integral part of the Finance team, and will perform basic accounting and audit functions for accurate and timely reporting requirements, both external and internal. 

The Director, New Business Development position is based in Washington, DC and will provide support to the Strategic Alliances and Communications Unit in implementing the outreach strategy, leading new business opportunities, and responding to solicitations and requests for proposals from the U.S. government (USG), corporate foundations, and other funding sources. The Director, New Business Developmentwill report to the Sr.Director, Strategic Alliances and Communications,  and work closely with junior level, mid-level, and senior staff to pursue funding opportunities at all stages of the new business development process including opportunity identification, intelligence gathering and donor cultivation, and proposal/concept paper development.