|HDD-(PHN)FLASH, newsletter on Population, Health and Nutrition of the Worldbank Human Development Department (WB)|
|HHDFLASH issues 1996|
|HDDFLASH ISSUE no. 4, July 1, 1996|
Needed: Technical Consultants for Evaluation in Russia and Ukraine The Institutional Partnerships Project (IPP), under a three-year cooperative agreement between the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) and US Agency for International Development (USAID), funds and fosters partnerships between US educational institutions, professional associations, and trade organizations and counterparts in the Russian Federation and Ukraine. The project's goal is to assist the newly independent states (NIS) to grow stronger as institutions, build their capacity to provide professional-level training, and improve their member services.
IPP is currently recruiting short-term technical consultants to act as outside evaluators for the project's 16 Russian-American and six Ukrainian-American partnerships. The focus of these evaluations will be to assess the technical merit and appropriateness of the work being done by the partners. IPP cannot support international travel for evaluators and is only seeking candidates currently based in Russia or Ukraine or those who can support their own travel. Assignments will vary from one to six weeks and will take place this fall.
· Technical expertise in one of these areas: Agriculture; Health; Environment; Engineering; Energy; Democratization; Local Government; Human Rights; Housing; Disabilities; Infrastructure; NGO Development; and Economic Restructuring;
· Background in professional and/or continuing education and training;
· At least 1 year of work experience in the NIS;
· Advanced knowledge of English and Russian and/or Ukrainian;
· Prior experience evaluating international technical assistance programs; and
· Excellent analytical writing skills
Please fax or e-mail resume to 202-628-9818 or to JWARNER@IREX.ORG. Resumes received by July 25, 1996 will receive preference.
Positions Available (2) at the American International Health Alliance (AIHA), Washington, DC
AIHA is a non-profit group which supports health care assistance in the NIS and CEE under grants from USAID.
Please respond BY JULY 15, 1996 to:
PO Box 28056
Washington, DC 20038-8056
AIHA is currently seeking an Information Analyst to assist in projects working with health care professionals/medical librarians in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe. The Information Analyst will assist in the development of educational programs, provide both onsite and on-line training, and be responsible for developing on-line resources.
The position requires: Master's degree in Library Sciences, familiarity with the Internet, and previous experience in health and medical resources. Russian/Eastern European studies background and reading knowledge of Russian is preferred. Salary: $26,500.
Manages portfolio of partnerships, including logistics support, monitoring work-plan progress, projecting and analyzing expenses and ensuring adherence in AIHA/USAID policies. Maintains documentation and data; oversees special projects, including clinical task forces. Acts as liaison with AIHA Regional Offices.
Requires B.A./B.S., preferably with concentration in Eastern European Studies, Health Policy, Management and Planning, International Relations, International Business, or Economics; graduate work desirable. Knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software as well as foreign language skills (E. European) are advantageous, but not required.