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Consultancy- Save the Children (UNDEF)

VACANCY RE-ANNOUNCEMENT

Save the Children Japan, Child Rights Program is implementing the UNDEF-funded “Preparing Youth for Democracy in Mongolia” project for two years (01 March 2020 – 28 February 2022). The project is designed to promote democratic values and teach electoral processes among young voters, to strengthen their civic engagement and their ability to make informed electoral choices, ultimately contributing to stronger democratization. Save the Children Japan, Mongolia Office is currently seeking a Short-Term Consultant. The consultant will possess applied experience and expertise in developing extra-curricular training program for youth (15-19 years old) on democratic values and processes, citizen participation and strategies for youth engagement. The purpose of the assignment is to develop five-modules of Extra-curricular Youth Training Program in “Participation of Young People in Democratization” based on gaps identified from the Youth Survey and curriculum review and to provide strategic direction and leadership to the stakeholders including youth organizations and NGOs.

KEY ASSIGNMENTS:

The assignment has the specific objective to analyze content and methodology for teaching democratic governance and citizen participation subjects in Mongolia. Consultant will design relevant content and training materials, and coach and work together with 4 Implementing Partners to develop the framework and methodology of the training program. The training content will have five modules: 1) Participation by young people in representative democracy: standing for or voting in elections or membership in political parties; 2) Participation of young people in decision-making structures: promoting greater engagement of young people through e.g. involvement in youth organizations, NGOs or volunteering, by participating in debate on youth and community issues; 3) Opinion-shaping through print press, youth radio, participating in online discussions, writing, producing or following blogs and vlogs; 4) Seeking information and learning about democracy, and 5) Participating in simulations of political processes, attending training or learning at school engaging in youth organizations and finalization, production of five-module training program and complete the training schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Master and above advanced University Degree preferably in Education, Political Science, Legal, Governance and/or Social Sciences;
  • Extensive and proven experience in developing training modules;
  • 10 years’ experience in areas of education, governance, civic education etc.;
  • Experience in areas such as representative democracy, youth participation, and democratic education will be an advantage;
  • Strong contextual and analytical skills;
  • Good English and Mongolian writing and communication skills;
  • Good time management and Ability to perform the Consultant's work in a timely and quality manner;
  • Ability to work in team.

 

TIMING AND TIMETABLE:

The Consultant will be working from 21 December, 2020 to 21 February, 2021. For detailed ToR, please visit this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oCZU9eofcMiHjielNZw7eYOIeOr2OG6b/view .

HOW TO APPLY:

 

If you are interested in applying for this post, please send your Cover letter describing your experience, skills and CV with list and introduction of work done in the field of curriculum development and send them via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 15 December, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children.

 

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender, religion, ethnicity, or disability.   


СУРГАЛТЫН ХӨТӨЛБӨР БОЛОВСРУУЛАХ

ЗӨВЛӨХ ШАЛГАРУУЛАН АВНА

 

Хүүхдийг Ивээх Сангийн Хүүхдийн эрхийн засаглал хөтөлбөр нь иргэний боловсролын таван модуль сургалтын хөтөлбөр боловсруулах богино хугацааны зөвлөх сонгон шалгаруулж авна.

 

ЗӨВЛӨХӨД ТАВИГДАХ ШААРДЛАГА:

  • Боловсрол, улс төрийн шинжлэх ухаан, эрх зүй, засаглал ба эсвэл нийгмийн шинжлэх ухааны чиглэлээр магистр ба түүнээс дээш түвшний зэрэгтэй байх;
  • Сургалтын материал, модуль боловсруулж байсан туршлагатай байх;
  • Боловсрол, засаглал, иргэний боловсрол, нийгмийн салбарт 10-аас багагүй жил ажилласан байх;
  • Төлөөлөлийн ардчилал, залуусын оролцоо, ардчилалын боловсрол зэрэг чиглэлээр ажиллаж байсан бол давуу талтай болно;
  • Анализ, дүн шинжилгээ хийх өндөр ур чадвартай байх;
  • Монгол ба Англи хэлний бичгийн чадвар маш сайн байх;
  • Цагийн менежмент сайтай байх, Зөвлөхийн ажлыг тохирсон хугацаанд, чанартай гүйцэтгэх чадвартай байх;
  • Баг хамт олноор ажиллах ур чадвартай байх.

 

АЖИЛ ГҮЙЦЭТГЭХ ХУГАЦАА

Зөвлөх нь 2020 оны 12-р сарын 21-нээс 2021 оны 02-р сарын 21-ний хооронд ажиллах бөгөөд гүйцэтгэх Ажлын нарийвчилсан удирдамжийг энэ https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oCZU9eofcMiHjielNZw7eYOIeOr2OG6b/view холбоос руу орж авна уу.

 

БҮРДҮҮЛЭХ МАТЕРИАЛ:

 

Зөвлөхийн сонгон шалгаруулалтанд орох хүсэлтэй иргэд дараах мэдээлэлийг 2020 оны 12-р сарын 15-ны өдрийн 17 цагаас өмнө This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. цахим хаягаар ирүүлнэ үү. Үүнд:

 

  1. Өөрийн товч намтар (CV) болон Сургалтын хөтөлбөр боловсруулах чиглэлээр гүйцэтгэсэн ажлын жагсаалт, танилцуулга
  2. Өөрийн туршлага, ур чадвараа тайлбарласан захидал (Cover letter)

 

Хүүхдийг Ивээх Сан нь тэгш боломжийг дээдэлдэг ажил олгогч бөгөөд хүмүүсийг нас, хүйс, шашин шүтлэг, үндэс угсаа, хөгжлийн бэрхшээл зэргээр ялгаварладаггүй.


TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY
EXTRA-CURRICULAR YOUTH TRAINING PROGRAM IN
“YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN DEMOCRATIZATION”

BACKGROUND
Human Rights education is becoming an important component of the formal education policy
in Mongolia. The project, “Preparing Youth for Democracy in Mongolia”, is designed to promote
democratic values and teach electoral processes among young voters, to strengthen their civic
engagement and their ability to make informed electoral choices, ultimately contributing to
stronger democratization. The project is innovative in that it is a crucial attempt by youth-driven
civil society organizations to develop youth-focused action groups to reinforce democratic
values by involving vulnerable, disabled and disadvantaged youth as project beneficiaries. The
project will empower young people and enable them to participate in decision-making
processes.
OBJECTIVE
The consultant will possess applied experience and expertise in developing extra-curricular
training program for youth (15-19 years old) on democratic values and processes, citizen
participation and strategies for youth engagement. The purpose of the assignment is to develop
five-modules of Extra-curricular Youth Training Program in “Participation of Young People in
Democratization” based on gaps identified from the Youth Survey and curriculum review and
to provide strategic direction and leadership to the stakeholders including youth organizations
and NGOs.
SCOPE OF THE WORK
The assignment has the specific objective to analyze content and methodology for teaching
democratic governance and citizen participation subjects in Mongolia. Consultant will design
relevant content and training materials, and coach and work together with 4 Implementing
Partners to develop the framework and methodology of the training program. The training
content will have five modules: 1) Participation by young people in representative democracy:
standing for or voting in elections or membership in political parties; 2) Participation of young
people in decision-making structures: promoting greater engagement of young people through
e.g. involvement in youth organizations, NGOs or volunteering, by participating in debate on
youth and community issues; 3) Opinion-shaping through print press, youth radio, participating
in online discussions, writing, producing or following blogs and vlogs; 4) Seeking information
and learning about democracy, and 5) Participating in simulations of political processes,
attending training or learning at school engaging in youth organizations and finalization,
production of five-module training program and complete the training schedule.

2

EXPECTED ACTIVIITES
The consultant will conduct the following key assignments:
• Desk review, design, develop the methodology and 5-modules of the Extra-curricular
Youth Training Program in “Youth Participation in Democratization”
• Finalize the main content and materials for the 5-modules of the Extra-curricular Youth
Training Program in “Youth Participation in Democratization”, in conjunction with the
representatives of partner CSOs and train them.
• Produce training materials, a simplified manual and complete training schedule
• Pre-test the training program among youth and finalize the modules.
EXPECTED DELIVERABLES
A.Detailed activity plan, timeline for the contracted period
B.Weekly report – shall not exceed 2 pages excluding annexes
C.Mid-term report – shall not exceed 10 pages excluding annexes
D.Finalized 5-modules Training program for YVCs, a simplified manual, evaluation report
(PPT and word files)
All deliverables of the contractual duties should be prepared in English and Mongolian.
The training module procedure will involve the following five components including detailed
chapters:
• Part 1 – Electoral Processes
• Part 2 – Youth Participation
• Part 3 – Research and Information
• Part 4 – Media and Participation
• Part 5 – Taking Action

QUALIFICATIONS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
• Master and above advanced University Degree preferably in Education, Political
Science, Legal, Governance and/or Social Sciences;
• Extensive and proven experience in developing training modules;
• 10 years’ experience in areas of education, governance, civic education etc.;
• Experience in areas such as representative democracy, youth participation, and
democratic education will be an advantage;
• Strong contextual and analytical skills;
• Good English and Mongolian writing and communication skills;
• Good time management and Ability to perform the Consultant's work in a timely and
quality manner;
• Ability to work in team.
TIMING AND TIMETABLE
This Terms of Reference is effective from December 21, 2020 and continues until the February
21, 2021/will be ongoing until terminated by agreement between the parties.

3

No Activities Date
1 Detailed activity plan, timeline for the contract December 21, 2020
2 Desk review, design content, methodology and materials for
the 5-modules of the training program, in conjunction with the
representatives of partner CSOs

January 11, 2021

3 Weekly report December 25, 2020
December 31, 2020
January 01, 2021
January 08, 2021
January 15, 2021
January 22, 2021
January 29, 2021
February 05, 2021
February 12, 2021
4 Mid-term report January 20, 2021
5 Finalized 5-modules Training program for YVCs, a simplified
manual, evaluation report and final report along with the
recommendations

February 19, 2021

PAYMENT SCHEDULE
20% Upon signing of contract and commencement of work, upon submission of detailed
activity plan, timeline agreed
30% Upon submission of the mid-term report, upon completion of all training related tasks
20% Upon submission of a simplified manual, training evaluation report
30% Upon submission of the final report along with the recommendation

 

The Business Council of Mongolia: Director of Policy

Title of position: Director of Policy

Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Terms of Position: Full time

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The Purpose of the Business Council of Mongolia (BCM) is to deliver value for the public, the members, and the employees by advocating economic freedom and property rights provided by the Constitution of Mongolia and protecting, and promoting common lawful interests of members for a fair, stable, and internationally competitive business environment. The Business Council of Mongolia (BCM) is a politically unaffiliated, membership-based association of leading business and investors, striving to deliver value for the public, the members, and the employees by advocating for economic freedom and property rights provided by the Constitution of Mongolia, and protecting and promoting common lawful interests of members for a fair, stable, and internationally competitive business environment. For thirteen years we have built the BCM from humble origins and have continued to grow during turbulent times. Currently, the BCM represents over 260 businesses and seeks to be a bridge for domestic and international investment. We are the only business chamber in Mongolia with a highly diverse international membership. This covers global companies to embassies, international financial institutions (such as the IFI, ADB, World Bank, and EBRD), NGOs, and international organizations.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Director of Policy plays a crucial role in BCM. The Director of Policy oversees the organization’s policy development and legislative advocacy. This position reports to Chairman of the BCM and Managing Director.

Responsibilities

Leadership:

  • Develop a research agenda, legislative goals and strategies that advance BCM’s strategic plan in consultation with BCM’s Managing Director, and the management team.
  • Partner with management team to inform decision-making from a policy and research perspective, and to contribute more broadly to organizational strategy, decision making and leadership.
  • Develop and sustain BCM’s positioning key constituencies (e.g. media, Legislature, funders, members) in order to maximize the success of our legislative, advocacy, organizing and fundraising efforts.
  • Facilitate the development and growth of relationships with key organisations and individuals whose participation with BCM will advance strategic goals and objectives.
  • Facilitate innovative and effective use of BCM constituent data to advance our work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Research and Policy Development

  • Work closely with the managing director and management team to develop areas of inquiry, research goals and work plans, and to complete research goals in a timely manner.
  • Identify data needs and develop information to support policy initiatives and to respond to inquiries and opposition messaging.
  • Answer questions about details of policy reforms from media, elected officials, allies, etc.; write issue briefs, bill summaries, fact sheets and draft other policy materials, as required.
  • Stay abreast of current state and national policy developments/best practices/research findings that may affect BCM’s agenda.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Legislative Advocacy:

  • Collaborate with experts, thought leaders and individuals with relevant legal or policy expertise, as required to address policy objectives or emerging issues.
  • Work closely with the organization’s lobbyist(s) to develop, explain and promote BCM’s policy agenda with elected officials, staff and governmental agencies
  • Play a key role in assembling and leading a coalition of stakeholder organizations to advocate for key policies.
  • Join BCM’s lobbyist, as needed, in meetings and work groups with elected and appointed officials and staff members in the legislature, executive branch, government agencies, and key thought leaders, to execute BCM’s policy agenda.
  • Create effective written internal and external communications materials on policy matters, including use of social media platforms, in partnership with the management team.
  • Review, with staff and appropriate consultants and experts, support for advocacy positions including briefing materials, presentations, reports and handouts communicating policy material for accuracy and political tone.
  • Make educational presentations and serve as spokesperson for the organization on policy matters, as required.
  • Analyze pending legislation and develop recommendations for BCM’s response, drafting amendments and providing data and policy impact information to staff, policy makers and stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the organizations’ lobbyist and strategic partners to review, support/oppose, draft, amend and/or explain legislation.
  • Maintain an active, positive, working relationship with other state and national organizational partners and key stakeholders important to the development and execution of BCM’s policy agenda.
  • Communicate with and, if appropriate, negotiate with stakeholder organizations regarding their support or opposition to BCM’s legislative priorities.
  • Communicate with and manage relations with national organizations working in support of BCM’s goals and objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Administrative:

  • Supervise and train policy and research staff, consultants, interns, and volunteers
  • Develop policy and research work plans and establish benchmarks
  • Manage consultants and vendor contracts for policy and research
  • Manage recruitment and interview process for open policy and research staff positions
  • Assist in developing funding reports, presenting to major donors and funders, and attending national events as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The Director of Policy must have:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience:
  • Understanding the appropriations process and analyzing state budget information.
  • Reading and accurately summarizing legal, statutory, regulatory and research materials.
  • Working closely with key decision-makers to achieve policy goals.
  • Reviewing, evaluating, and accurately communicating relevant data, statistics, and research findings to explain the impact of policy proposals.
  • Building consensus among bipartisan groups of issue stakeholders.
  • Leading meetings/convening, participating in legislative work groups, delivering presentations or speeches and working with a wide range of external audiences.
  • A demonstrated commitment to criminal justice reform and to BCM’s mission.
  • The ability to understand, clearly articulated and convincingly advocate for bcm’s policy objectives.
  • Substantial knowledge of corrections, sentencing and parole policies.
  • Writing and editing skills, with close attention to detail and accuracy; ability to convey key content effectively to a broad spectrum of audiences, from experts to the general public.
  • Ability to analyze data from a number of sources with close attention to detail. •
  • Project and personnel management skills, with experience leading long-term complex projects.
  • Time and resource management skills, with experience meeting ambitious, measurable goals.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Law degree or advanced degree in public policy strongly preferred.

Compensation

The salary is based on experience and qualification.

To Apply

To apply, email a cover letter outlining your interest in this position, along with your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

 

MoFA Project Officer

Vacancy Announcement 

Save the Children (SC) is the world’s leading independent child rights organization for children, devoted to inspiring breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieving immediate and lasting change in their lives. From emergency relief to long-term development, SC secures a child’s right to survival, protection, development, and participation. Save the Children has been working in Mongolia since 1994. Save the Children’s Mongolia Programme has been managed by Save the Children Japan since 2009. 

Save the Children, with the financial support of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), has started the implementation of a three-year primary education project “Promoting Inclusive Education for Every Last Child in Mongolia” (March 30, 2018 – March 29, 2021). 

Save the Children wishes to recruit well-informed, energetic, and committed individual to fill the Project Officer (Inclusive Education & Public Schools)’s position. 

Please visit our homepage (https://www.savethechildren.mn/index.php/en/page/career) to learn about the job description and qualifications required for the position. 

How to apply If you are interested in applying for this post, please send your letter of application and CV which contains the names and contact details of three referees via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00 pm on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Only short- listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children. 

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender, religion, ethnicity, or disability. 

 

Global Director Lorinet Foundation

Title: Global Director Lorinet Foundation
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Time requirement & remuneration: 100% commitment; Competitive salary


About Lorinet Foundation:
Lorinet Foundation is a private family foundation with operating offices in Singapore and
Mongolia. It aims to support pioneering, impactful and sustainable initiatives to promote
education, employment and access to clean water and energy for vulnerable communities
in Mongolia, South East Asia and France.


The foundation has been working towards the following outcomes for school readiness and
on work readiness/employability for vulnerable families:
• Improving school readiness of children aged 3-5 years from at-risk or
economically vulnerable families through enabling better access, affordability
and quality of early education provision
• Improving work readiness of youth aged 15-24 years from at risk or
economically vulnerable families for sustainable employment


Over the next 3-5 years the foundation’s work will focus on creating impact in Mongolia
targeting both strategic pillars of early childhood education (ECE) and work readiness for
youth. Within ECE the foundation will develop and implement a program aiming to create
individual and systemic change for young children in the ger districts of Ulaanbaatar. Within
work readiness of youth the foundation is aiming to potentially scale successful pilot projects
that are currently ongoing. Also an overall market mapping analysis is planned in the short
term.

Summary key functions and responsibilities
- Spokesperson of the foundation with all stakeholders
- Strategic stewardship of the foundation and especially of the ECE program – key
activities being strategic planning, board engagement and management, team
management
- Leading Strategic partnerships and relationships - Key activities being developing
external partnership to support ECE and future programs, leading engagement with
decision makers at policy and govt level, international origination for bringing partners
to fund and develop program in Mongolia
- Key representative of the foundation in global and local networks - key activities being
leading communication and PR activities, representing foundation at global and
regional forums
- Program design, strategy planning and evaluation, and program development, as
well oversight of budgets.


Administrative responsibilities:
- Overall financial planning, management, and controlling, maintenance of LFs
decision making process (including allocation of powers and duties as well as
foundation board relevant decisions); coordination of progress updates and report
delivery to program partners; review of approved contracts with third parties; lead of
negotiations with and maintain relations with program partners. Update and convene
the foundation board.


Key relationships within the organization:
- Founder family based in Singapore
- Board of Lorinet Foundation (Singapore, Bahamas, Switzerland)
- Country director based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


Your profile:
- 5-10 years relevant senior work experience in the foundation/ social sector where the
applicant has demonstrated strong analytical and organizational skills and an ability
to work across different cultures effectively
- Minimum of 3 years leadership experience in managing teams
- University degree – BA or above
- Experience in building and managing a grant portfolio for a foundation
- Experience in building and managing multi-stakeholder partnerships and bringing the
collaboration towards a common goal
- Experience in international fundraising
- Experience in program design (ideally in the education sector), ability to take theory
of change with outcomes into concrete implementation on the ground and to do
according strategy planning and evaluation, and oversight of budgets
- Experience in an international and often virtual team setting
- Highly organized person with proven analytical, strategic and business development
skills. In addition project management, interpersonal and negotiation skills are
required.
- Results-oriented and entrepreneurial attitude with availability and willingness to travel
internationally
- Full professional proficiency in English


Welcomed additional experiences:
- Experience in working within a family foundation set up
- Experience and know-how in the field of education as well as education policy
- Working practice in Mongolia
- Competency in Mongolian


Please send applications including CV, photo and motivation letter to
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FINANCE AND GRANT OFFICER

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

FINANCE AND GRANT OFFICER

Save the Children is a leading independent, worldwide, non-profit children’s rights organization and operates in over 120 countries. Save the Children has been operating in Mongolia since 1994, and has proven experience and expertise in the fields of early childhood care and development, primary and secondary education, child protection, and child rights governance. Save the Children Japan (SC) is currently managing the Mongolia Country Program. 

Save the Children Mongolia Office is currently accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of Finance and Grant Officer

Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, Finance and Grant Officer supports the FM in undertaking necessary tasks for ensuring that the organization’s accounting and finance activities are in accordance with its internal policies and complying the national legislative requirements and timely preparing of donor financial and budget monitoring reports and statistics detailing financial results and maintaining bank accounts and donor funds. 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: 

  • Prepares financial monitoring reports to the SC’s management, donors, and the Government. 
  • Prepares project specific ledgers and financial documents in line with donors’ requirements; and translates and files evidence documents. 
  • Reviews payment requests and supporting documents before processing the payments. 
  • Assists Finance Manager in the financial planning and reporting of the country program operation. 
  • Supports program staff in preparation of the project budgets and monitoring of the project budgets. 
  • Serves as a focal point for the grant management at SC Mongolia Program. 
  • Supports partners in understanding of SC’s finance procedures, donors’ requirements and preparing financial reports to SC. 

Qualification and Personal Requirements: 

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance or Business administration, or related field 
  • A minimum of two years of experience in a similar position 
  • Good organizational and communication skills 
  • Good computer skills, including spreadsheets and database 
  • Attention to details 
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Mongolian 
  • Knowledge of taxation and other legal requirements in Mongolia 
  • Experience of work in financial operations or in a similar field of work, including financial planning and preparing budgets is an asset 
  • Previous experience of working in an international organization is an advantage. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: If you meet the above mentioned qualifications and are interested in applying for the post, please send your letter of application along with Curriculum Vitae, a copy of university diploma(s), and at least 3 references/recommendation letters from current/past employers by 5 p.m on August 9, 2019 via e-mail or hand-delivery to the address below. Please indicate in the subject line for which position you are applying, if you are applying via email. The complete job description will be provided upon request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children for interviews. Submitted documents will not be returned. 

Save the Children Japan, Mongolia prograM, 4th Floor, Arizona Center Khoroo #1, Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar

Tel: +976-11-329371

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Operations Analyst

Vacancy Information

Job Title:                     Operations Analyst [#42675]

Language Preferences: English [Essential]; Mongolian [Essential]

Location:                    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Appointment:               Local Hire

Closing Date:                 07/10/2020

IFC – a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group – is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2019, we invested more than $19 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.

The IFC’s East Asia & Pacific Department is looking to recruit an Operations Analyst for its Ulaanbaatar Office. The Operations Analyst will be responsible for assisting with research, analytics, operational work, presentations, resource support, and visiting missions support, primarily for the Resident Representative for Mongolia and the country management team.

Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 3 year term appointment.

Role & Responsibilities:

The Operations Analyst will be responsible for the following:

  1. Extracting data on Mongolia and, if needed, other countries in the East Asia and Pacific region from internal and external sources, review and present the data in a variety of formats for various audiences to a high degree of accuracy and consistency.
  2. He/she will be the ‘go-to’ person for data and research and all operational/resource support work for and from the region that will be initiated by the Country Manager and the country management team.
  3. Preparing progress reports and any other similar documentation or materials required.
  4. Preparation of sections of relevant country analytical and strategy submissions as inputs into business plans, work program agreements, mid-year and retrospective. Review and screening of relevant documents/reports for consistency with country strategies.
  5. Analyze various sectors of the Mongolian economy with a particular office of developing a project pipeline. Analyze financial statements of potential IFC clients and make recommendations to the UB team or relevant industry teams.
  6. Liaise and interact effectively with a network of contacts (both internal and external) and respond effectively to inquiries and to diverse situations that require tact and pragmatic problem-solving skills. A good network of contacts, both with business community, government stakeholders and/or other key sources of country context would be a plus.
  7. Under the guidance of Resident Representative, advise project teams on the country context, IFC role, strategic fit, World Bank Group objectives, local market issues, pipeline and portfolio.
  8. Assist the Resident Representative with overall project management, planning and monitoring of deliverables to ensure timely and quality delivery of the investment and advisory work programs.
  9. Portfolio monitoring and internal and external reporting. Provide any other assistance needed by the Resident Representative for the day-to-day coordination of activities, including administrative issues.
  10. Help support pipeline development across all industry groups by providing industry contextual data, company analysis, comparator analysis, industry research etc.
  11. Provide support to the country team on IFC joint efforts with the WB and other development partners.
  12. Provide support for select visiting missions.
  13. Maintain a good working knowledge of current advisory and investment operations in Mongolia and respond to queries.
  14. Construct and maintain reports to analyze and report on operational and development impact performance in Mongolia.
  15. Prepare presentations and reports to present information and analysis to various audiences.
  16. Conduct research, analysis and compile information from HQ and regional sources for the benefit of field-based management teams.

Selection Criteria & Competencies:

  • Undergraduate degree in Economics, Finance, Business or similar qualifications.
  • Two years’ work experience in banking, consulting or another fast-paced, knowledge-based work environment.
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and database skills.
  • Excellent English writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality of deliverable.
  • Excellent teamwork skills, ability to take initiative and work across organizational boundaries.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, have a high level of discretion and professionalism.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and function effectively in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines, while working on multiple projects.

IFC values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of IFC member countries to apply, regardless of gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. 

Please go to our website www.ifc.org/careers to on-line apply this position. Please locate for “Search Job” and search the position by job number (ReqID) 42675.  

Application Instructions:

  • Only online applications are accepted: do not email your application to the hiring manager or the HR contact (even if you have applied online), as it will be neither acknowledged nor accepted.
  • The hiring manager will contact only short-listed candidates for interviews.
  • Please do not call/email to find out the status.

Should you have difficulties submitting your application online, please contact the World Bank HR Help Desk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FINANCE MANAGER (MATERNITY REPLACEMENT VACANCY)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 

FINANCE MANAGER (MATERNITY REPLACEMENT VACANCY) 

Save the Children is a leading independent, worldwide, non-profit children’s rights organization. Established in 1919, it operates in over 120 countries. Save the Children has been operating in Mongolia since 1994, and has proven experience and expertise in the fields of early childhood care and development, primary and secondary education, child protection, and child rights governance. Save the Children Japan (SC) is currently managing the Mongolia Country Program. 

We are currently seeking a Finance Manager, as a short-term maternity replacement. Under the direct supervision of the Country Manager, with guidance from finance directors at headquarters and regional levels, Finance Manager will be responsible for overseeing Save the Children’s entire program finances in Mongolia. She/he will be responsible for all grant management, monitoring of grant budgets and project expenses, preparation of sound organizational and program/project budgets, submission of timely and accurate donor financial reports, and making improvements in financial policies, practices and control mechanisms. 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: 

  • Supports the preparation and monitoring of organizational and program/project budgets, with due consideration to external factors (i.e., inflation, foreign currency exchange rates, changes in regulations, etc.); ensures that key program personnel are aware of budgetary resources, and are able to monitor their respective budgets. 
  • Creates financial analysis to provide insight and timely actionable information to the Country Manager and prepares ad hoc financial analysis for Senior Management Team for informed decision making. 
  • Ensures program compliance with all government and donor regulations/requirements, and advises the Budget Holders to help ensure efficient and effective program implementation. 
  • Reviews and consolidates monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, including project reports, to ensure accuracy and appropriateness; provides regular feedback to program managers and senior management. 
  • Prepares any budget revisions and projections, and responds to any external questions from donors and/or internal questions from within Save the Children’s management structure. 
  • Confirms availability of funds for all requests for payment or charges to grants. 
  • In coordination with Admin Manager, maintains asset inventories. 
  • Prepares and revises finance and operations guidelines so that they adhere to SC and most current donor requirements. 
  • Manages, evaluates and develops capacity of finance and operations staff as necessary. 
  • Contributes to the development of any financial reports as required by the donors, the Government, and/or Save the Children. 
  • Assists in building the capacity of local sub-grantees to manage grant funds and to comply with donor rules and regulations. 
  • Ensures that the SCJ Mongolia Office complies with all legal requirements regarding salaries, health and social insurance and taxations, terminal grants, etc. 

Child Safeguarding As a Senior Management Team member, the position holder will foresee and monitor successful implementation of the Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and the Code of Conduct, and will discuss and solve any issues and concerns related with the implementation of these policies. 

(Note: The job duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder will be required to carry out those duties as stated in the formal job description within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience) 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum a Master’s degree in Finance or accounting with minimum five years of experience in accounting/finance 
  • Strong experience of managing a team work in financial operations or in a similar field of work, including financial planning and preparing budgets 
  • Experience of developing and implementing policies, procedures and systems 
  • Experience of financial planning 
  • Experience of managing and developing a team 
  • Very good knowledge in Microsoft operating systems with emphasis on spreadsheets 
  • Ability to contribute to a senior management team 
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Mongolian 
  • Knowledge of the taxation requirements and other legal requirements in Mongolia 

Skills:

Management skills including On Programming, budgeting & M&E, Conflict Management Skills, People Management Skills (supervising skills), partnership management skills.

Communication skills including Articulation and presentation skills, negotiation skills, Interpersonal skills, Facilitation skills, Analytic skills, time management skills, writing skills, excellent in communication skills – both in Mongolian and English.

Computer skills including Working knowledge on MS-Office, working knowledge on e-mail/internet 

How to apply: If you meet the above mentioned qualifications and are interested in applying for the post, please send your letter of application along with Curriculum Vitae, a copy of university diplomas, and at least 3 references/recommendation letters from your current/past employers by 5 p.m on 9 August 2019 via e-mail. Please indicate in the subject line for which position you are applying, when applying via email. The complete job description will be provided upon request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children for the written test and interviews. Submitted documents will not be returned. 

Address: Save the Children Japan in Mongolia 4th Floor, Arizona Center Khoroo #1, Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar

Tel: +976-11-329365, 329371

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Urban governance project deputy manager

The Asia Foundation Mongolia (TAF) is inviting applicants to submit their credentials for the position of Deputy Project Manager (DPM) for the Urban Governance Project (UGP) 2015-2019, which is being implemented in close collaboration with the Municipality of Ulaanbaatar (MUB). The DPM will be responsible for the overall management and effective implementation of UGP, which is generously funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and falls under SDC’s Governance and Decentralisation Programme II. The DPM will split time working at the Capital City Governor’s office and the TAF Mongolia office.

Why work at The Asia Foundation Mongolia? You will have the opportunity to contribute to the country’s development and, more broadly, to the development, stability, and growth of the Asia region. You will help promote a more effective and constructive engagement between government and citizens, work with and learn from dedicated, smart, and accomplished colleagues, program partners and local leaders and, in the process, improve your skills and grow as a development professional.

Responsibilities: The DPM will report directly to the Project Manager (PM) and will be responsible for the effective implementation of the UGP, by supporting a portfolio of project activities, including small grants for improving service delivery. The DPM will play a leading role in building and maintaining relationships with key counterparts in the MUB government and manage day to day activities on service decentralization. Under the guidance of the PM, work to build relationships with key actors in the MUB for the successful implementation of the project; co-manage consultants, interns, and other UGP project implementation unit’s temporary staff; manage and lead grants on service decentralization; provide briefings and updates to UGP PM and TAF Country Representative; support the drafting of UGP’s annual work and project reports; and the financial and administrative processing of contracts and payments.

Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Development Studies, Political Science, Economics, Urban Planning, International Relations, Political Economy, Law, or other related Social Science degrees is required. Excellent written and spoken communication skills in Mongolian and English language are required. A written test should be expected in both languages. The DPM will have a minimum of three years of relevant work experience and possesses a practical experience working with national, municipal or sub-municipal governments. The candidate will have excellent communication skills, and extensive experience managing programs, donor relations, projects, grants, and contractors. The DPM should be well organized, adaptable, a self-starter, critical thinker, and solution-oriented.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 17:00 Ulaanbaatar time (GMT+8). When submitting your application please put your cover letter and resume in one document and submit it as an attachment. We will only consider applicants who provide a cover letter including their resume and submit their application prior to the deadline. Only short- listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

www.asiafoundation.org

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