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Career Opportunities at The Carter Center

The Carter Center staff are mission-driven professionals committed to making an impact to advancing peace and health worldwide. In accordance with our commitment to fundamental human rights, The Carter Center embraces diversity as an organizational strength and source of enrichment. We value free and open communication, respecting the views, roles, and contributions of all. There are approximately 200 staff at the Atlanta headquarters and thousands more in field offices around the world. Atlanta staff are recruited through the Emory University Human Resources Department and are employees of Emory University. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our staff.

Below are just a few of the many benefits available. To see all of the benefits Emory offers, visit the Benefits webpage.

  • Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision plans)
  • Retirement Savings Plans (with an excellent matching program)
  • Life Insurance (basic and supplemental)
  • Short & Long-term Disability
  • Courtesy Scholarship (tuition discount at Emory for faculty/staff and their dependents)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays (10 holidays per year + two floating holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Resources for Child Care, Adult Care and Emergency Back-up Care
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Fitness and Personal Wellness Programs
  • Workplace Flexibility
  • Public Transportation Subsidies

A complete list of Carter Center position openings can be viewed on Emory University's Career Opportunities. If you don't see a position that you are interested in, please submit your resume for future consideration to careers@cartercenter.org. We will certainly keep you in mind and contact you if a position becomes available that matches your background.

Below are a few of the Center's current openings:

+Chief Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer

SUMMARY:

The Chief Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer leads the Center’s efforts to catalyze learning and innovation across the Center’s programs and functions (both at headquarters and in the field) in line with the Center’s strategic priorities. The Officer is responsible for setting overall program monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) strategy and ensuring successful implementation in close coordination with leadership. The Officer is responsible for guiding the integration of quantitative and qualitative methodologies into existing and future efforts enhancing accountability, effectiveness, and impact. The Officer provides guidance to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Vice Presidents and is a member of the leadership team. The Officer reports to the CEO of The Carter Center.  This position is full-time and based in Atlanta, GA, USA.  International travel is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

The Officer is required to have deep substantive knowledge of design, monitoring and evaluation practices within complex programs seeking behavioral or norms change. At least eight years of experience leading program and/or organization-wide design, monitoring, and evaluation practices with at least three years leading these efforts across multi-disciplinary programs or at an organization-wide level. Experience guiding strategic planning and organizational development efforts that require cultural change is preferred. A graduate degree in a relevant field is required or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Proficiency in one or more foreign languages is desirable as is experience working and/or living abroad. This position is Atlanta-based.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Strategic Direction: Advises senior leadership on the alignment of program activities (development, implementation, monitoring, and reporting) with the Center’s strategic plan goals and objectives. Acts as the project manager for coordinating strategic plan implementation. Establishes a cross-program approach to monitoring, evaluation, and learning, supporting the Executive Offices and Carter Center senior management to ensure that programs and projects are designed to be impactful and align with the Center's mission and strategic plan. Provide subject matter and technical expertise to Center staff.

Internal Consulting:  Establishes, staffs, and oversees a monitoring, evaluation, and learning internal practice that advises and assists staff in the design, implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation systems, both at headquarters and in the field, including preferred practice methods and donor reporting requirements.  Works collaboratively with program directors and applicable program and field staff to develop and define effective program outcomes and assists in the design and implementation of research activities, including program evaluations and operational research studies.  In conjunction with program and field staff assists in monitoring progress of projects/initiatives and their evaluation.  Provides guidance to programs on budget requirements for effective monitoring and evaluation of projects.

Quality Assurance and Impact:  Ensures effective program design, monitoring, and evaluation that demonstrates contribution to impact while aligning with the mission and guiding principles of the Center.  Develops, recommends, and implements practices and processes that support these efforts including use of technology for date collection and analysis as well as infusing good practices from the broader fields of Peace and Health into program design and implementation.  Champions cross-program collaboration, knowledge sharing, and coordinated efforts to demonstrate contribution to impact beyond a single project.  Works closely with the Office of Institutional Development to ensure donor MEL requirements are met, and that the monitoring and evaluation objectives of donors are incorporated into programming.

Innovation:  Is a champion and center of activity for program and organizational innovation.  Creates opportunities for staff to engage across the organization to identify innovation in action as well as to find places where innovative approaches are needed.  Facilitates processes that open minds, encourage creativity, create a curious culture, and develop specific innovative efforts.

Learning, Research, and Knowledge Management:  Ensures the necessary systems, processes, and tools are present to support the facilitation, collection, and sharing of MEL knowledge.  Designs and oversees research, reports and briefs, manuscripts for publication, and conference abstracts and presentations related to MEL and program impact.  Communicates regularly with colleagues across The Carter Center on preferred practices and lessons learned in the MEL field.  Oversees the maintenance of a clearinghouse of' information on Carter Center practices, evaluations and lessons learned.  Maintains networks with experts in fields relevant to design, monitoring and evaluation to share information, ideas and best practices.  Coordinates the dissemination of findings, conclusions, recommendations and lessons learned from evaluations to staff, partners and wider audiences with a view to improving the program design policy and strategy and contributing to wider learning.

Staffing and Supervision:  Responsible for staffing needs that support impact and innovation efforts including supervision of direct reports, staff participating in the DM&E Coaching Team, periodic interns, and subject matter experts usually hired as consultants for limited term work. Provides guidance to program staff when hiring MEL consultants and staff for specific projects/initiatives.  Maintains roster of technical experts/consultants to provide short-term technical assistance/services when needed.  Identifies and supports the development of direct reports as well as program staff with MEL responsibilities through participation in training and professional development opportunities as well as developing and offering onsite training where appropriate and cost effective.

Policies and Procedures:  Ensures compliance with Carter Center and Emory policies and procedures and operates in a manner ensuring accountability to internal and external stakeholders.  Revises procedures related to impact and innovation as needed in consultation with staff and other internal stakeholders as necessary.  Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related work experience which includes leading program and/or organization-wide design, monitoring and evaluation practices across multi-disciplinary programs or at an organization-wide level.  Graduate degree in a related field preferred.  Experience supporting strategic planning and organizational development efforts that require cultural change is preferred.  Proficiency in one or more foreign languages is desirable as is experience working and/or living abroad.

To learn more, search job 44987 on Emory University's Career Opportunities »

+Senior Associate Director, Development, Major Gifts

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer for Major Gifts (CDO), the Senior Associate Director, Major Gifts is charged with the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of potential donors to The Carter Center. The Senior Associate Director serves as a member of the Center’s Major Gifts team, comprised of annual, major, and planned gift officers, manages a portfolio, and contributes to the development of plans and strategies to achieve gift income goals in support of the Center’s Health and Peace Programs, and overall operations. The Senior Associate Director may supervise intern staff. As a member of the Major Gifts team, the Senior Associate Director will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors for all major gift efforts, campaigns, and planned giving.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Extensive travel is required with an ability and willingness to travel up to 40% of time.
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years in fund raising for a non-profit organization, to include direct gift solicitation experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills are essential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in written and oral forms.
  • Ability to articulate the mission and goals of The Carter Center in a compelling manner.
  • Familiarity with planned giving vehicles.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge database management system a plus.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Develops, coordinates, and implements fund-raising activities which may include direct mail, planned giving, endowment campaign and/or special fund-raising initiatives.
  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge of programs. Develops and implements strategies for marketing new and existing programs.
  • Manages fund-raising initiatives for specific programs, which may be funded by foundations, corporations, governments (foreign and U.S.), organizations or individuals.
  • Assists in preparing budgets, monitoring expenditures and preparing financial reports.
  • Builds relationships with current and prospective donors.
  • Maintains updated information on prospective donors.
  • Oversees the development of communication materials directed at donors.
  • Designs and implements strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of various development strategies, and prepares alternative approaches to meet goals.
  • Plans cultivation and solicitation trips.
  • Prepares briefing materials for trips and ensures comprehensive follow-up after donor visits.
  • May identify foundation support opportunities.
  • May write or assist others in writing grant proposals.
  • Ensures timely submission of proposals/reports.
  • May develop and make presentations; may write and present speeches.
  • Supervises staff, volunteers, and vendors.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree and four years experience in higher education, development, fund raising or equivalent experience in a non-profit institution.

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Visit this link or search job number "36455" on Emory University's Career Opportunities »

+Controller, Finance

SUMMARY:

Responsible for the management and supervision of the central accounting function at The Carter Center. Duties include management of all audit and tax reporting, oversight of the payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and monthly close processes, management of policies and procedures documentation, and oversight of space management/facility services.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Responsible for the management and supervision of the central accounting function at The Carter Center.
  • Duties include oversight of the purchasing/facility services, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and monthly close processes in addition to management of all audit and tax reporting and policies and procedures documentation.
  • Supervises the payroll accounting function which includes timecard entry and the proper assignment and allocation of expense to cost centers.
  • Serves as liaison with external auditors.
  • Produces all documents necessary for auditors to complete multiple annual financial audits.
  • Completes all federal/state tax filings within timeframes established by respective agencies.
  • Directs the development of specifications and soliciting of bids or proposals for furniture, equipment, office supplies, printing supplies, facility and grounds operations supplies, other supply related items.
  • Directs the development and implementation of criteria for vendor selection and the development and implementation of purchase order system.
  • Directs the space management / telecommunications and mailroom operations for the Center.
  • Establishes policies and procedures to maintain efficiency and timely services and high level of customer service.
  • Develops and implements accounting, internal, and quality control procedures related to all financial processes.
  • Awareness of and adherence to state and federal guidelines, where applicable, is required.
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff.
  • Effectively manages employee performance and addresses problems by providing employees with feedback on a regular basis, identifying ways to further develop skills, and completing written evaluations on an annual basis.
  • Maintains professional growth by participating in educational programs and professional organizations and activities to maintain a knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge performance and expertise.
  • Directs document storage and retention by interpreting applicable regulations and establishing filing and auditing procedures to ensure hard copy and electronic files contain complete and accurate documentation.
  • Manages special projects as assigned to ensure completion within specified timeframe.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, and seven years of related experience, including two years of public accounting. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics and QuickBooks accounting software preferred. CPA strongly preferred.

Visit this link or search job number "48234" on Emory University's Career Opportunities »

+Prospect Research Analyst, Development, Major Gifts

SUMMARY:

The Prospect Research Analyst conducts research and runs a constituent management system in support of fund-raising activities.  The Analyst also compiles a general understanding of donors and prospects and generates metrics reflecting their potential philanthropy. The Analyst supports and participates in prospect management activities and advises on appropriate strategies for cultivation and solicitation of prospects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with Raiser's Edge and SharePoint software a plus.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  •  Conducts research and writes reports in support of fund-raising activities.
  • Generates comprehensive briefing reports on individuals, corporations, and foundations and identifies new prospects for University projects.
  • Serves as a liaison between the Development officers and the Research office. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree and two years prospect research experience. Proficiency with various personal computer software applications and familiarity with on-line data retrieval systems.

To learn more, search job 44108 on Emory University's Career Opportunities »

+Data Analyst, Guinea Worm Eradication Program

GUINEA WORM ERADICATION PROGRAM:

Since 1986, The Carter Center has led the international campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease, working closely with ministries of health and local communities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and many others. Guinea worm disease could become the second human disease in history, after smallpox, to be eradicated. It would be the first parasitic disease to be eradicated and the first disease to be eradicated without the use of a vaccine or medicine.

SUMMARY:

The Data Analyst directly assists the Director, Guinea Worm Eradication Program (GWEP) to ensure data systems support and advance the mission of the Guinea Worm Eradication Program and The Carter Center. Works directly with field data managers and epidemiologists to document, analyze, and translate their needs into technical designs and data solutions to streamline data management and workflow. Utilizes standard software requirements and design practices to create data management systems to document activities across the program. As requested, the Data Analyst also briefs the Senior Director of the Office of International Support regarding data management issues and complies with directives as appropriate. Due the travel requirement, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Information Systems, Informatics, Public Health, Business Administration, Data Science, Informatics, Analytics, or related field; at least two (2) years of experience with data analytics, modelling, and report development; any combination of education/advanced degree and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of the required experience.
  • Proficiency in coding (e. g R, VBA, Python, SCALA, SQL); experience with common Business Intelligence and Data Visualization tools; advanced knowledge of Excel; demonstrated experience with data visualization techniques; strong mathematical background with advanced knowledge of at least one of the following areas: statistical modeling (e. g. regression techniques), data mining, econometrics; strong technical writing and presentation skills; and demonstrated experience of presenting findings and interpreting analyses.
  • Experience and strong interest in health data; experience using R for statistical analyses; experience with manipulating large datasets; experience with Azure platform and PowerBI and relevant training or certifications preferred.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Creates and maintains a data dictionary and meta data.
  • Supports efforts to ensure that data standards are developed and maintained.
  • Ensures that the uses of data through reports and queries are accurate.
  • Supports business and system re-engineering and architecture development to define future data needs.
  • Serves as an organizational consultant on matters relating to databases by providing expertise to assist users in meeting their needs.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Two years of experience in processes and standards related to data OR a bachelor's degree.

To learn more, search job 43896 on Emory University's Career Opportunities »

+Senior Country Representative, Democratic Republic of the Congo

SUMMARY:

The Senior Country Representative (SCR) oversees the implementation of the Citizen Observation and Human Rights House programs based in Kinshasa, and the Extractive Industries and Governance program based in Lubumbashi. This position is based in Kinshasa, DRC, with travel to other parts of the DRC. Due the location of this position, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required. As the representative of The Carter Center in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), (s)he maintains collaborative relationships with donors, government officials, and representatives of international organizations. The SCR supervises personnel and manages financial, administrative and logistical operations of the field office, while simultaneously working with headquarters, field staff, consultants and external experts to achieve project goals. (S)he is accountable for ensuring the effective direction and management of the Human Rights and Democracy Programs’ activities in the DRC. The Senior Country Representative, DRC reports to Associate Director, Democracy Program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both French and English are required.
  • Master’s degree in social sciences, international human rights law, or other development-related field and seven to ten years of progressively responsible experience, including five years’ experience managing field office programs and personnel (or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training).
  • Significant experience with programs related to human rights, natural resource governance, elections and election observation, and/or civil society strengthening.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the DRC or the east Africa region.
  • Experience working in the Great Lakes region is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience managing security issues in conflict and post-conflict contexts.
  • Advanced financial and human resource management skills.
  • Strong analysis, problem solving, prioritization, and risk-management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, cross-cultural understanding and the ability to lead and motivate diverse, multi-disciplinary, geographically remote teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in team building, conflict resolution, ensuring participation, promoting mutual respect and active listening.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Serves as a liaison to an assigned country.
  • Directs strategic planning, development, and implementation of program initiatives.
  • Ensures that the interests of the program are properly represented and managed.
  • Advises the program director in the review and evaluation of program initiatives.
  • Develops program policies and procedures specific to the country of assignment and monitors the project through implementation.
  • Works closely with the host country's governmental agencies, as applicable, as well as non-governmental organizations.
  • Collaborates and develops relationships with representatives of other organizations to achieve program goals.
  • Directs contract negotiations with vendors/consultants in the country of assignment.
  • Researches, writes and presents program-related speeches.
  • Plans, administers and monitors the program budget.
  • Oversees required record-keeping and the preparation of operational, statistical and briefing reports.
  • Develops short and long term program goals.
  • Provides leadership and overall management to locally recruited personnel in the country of assignment.
  • Oversees human resources functions.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor's degree in a field related to the program area. Seven years of related experience.

To learn more, search job 40113 on Emory University's Career Opportunities »

+Senior Program Associate/Deputy Country Representative, South Sudan, Guinea Worm Eradication Program

SUMMARY:

The Deputy Country Representative (DCR) assists the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program (SSGWEP). The location of this assignment is South Sudan. Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required. The DCR will oversee the Operations department of the program and supervise technical field staff under the direct supervision of the Country Representative (CR) to South Sudan, and will represent the CR/Carter Center before the Ministry of Public Health, including the National Coordinator, SSGWEP and partner organizations in South Sudan. The Director, Dracunculiasis Eradication, and the Vice President for Health Programs are the primary providers of direction and guidance concerning priorities and action steps to be implemented regarding the eradication of dracunculiasis. The Senior Director, Office of International Support is the primary supervisor for administrative, financial and operational guidance for the program. In the absence of the CR, the DCR assumes all roles and responsibilities of the CR.

The Guinea Worm Eradication Program

Since 1986, The Carter Center has led the international campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease, working closely with ministries of health and local communities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and many others.

Guinea worm disease could become the second human disease in history, after smallpox, to be eradicated. It would be the first parasitic disease to be eradicated and the first disease to be eradicated without the use of a vaccine or medicine.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Public health or a field related to the program and five years of program related experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • Proven ability to work successfully in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Track record of conducting program administration and field assessments.
  • Experience of project management, including field teams.
  • Experience in conducting and planning operational support.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION: 

  • Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities.
  • Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
  • Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program.
  • May plan, administer or monitor the program's budget, financial management, and/or grants.
  • Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams.
  • May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals.
  • Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations.
  • Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

To learn more, search job  40015 on Emory University's Career Opportunities »

+Program Associate, Syria Conflict Mapping Project, Conflict Resolution Program

SUMMARY:

The Program Associate for Syria Conflict Mapping will focus largely on research, analysis, and knowledge production for the team. Administrative and operational duties will be minimal. The position will maintain and strengthen data curation while providing timely, relevant analysis and other research-focused support. This would include producing regular reports on the dynamics of the conflict for both internal and external publications and collecting and analyzing data on aspects of the Syrian conflict necessary to support the Center’s conflict resolution efforts. Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) may be required due to expected travel to the region.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations or related field with a regional focus on the Middle East plus five years of related work experience, preferably some experience in the field.
  • A master’s degree in international relations plus three years’ work experience can be considered equivalent.
  • Understanding of the Syrian conflict and its dynamics preferred, complemented by NGO and INGO networks in the region to support research efforts.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Arabic language and strong research skills, preferably experience conducting open source investigations.
  • Working knowledge of data visualization tools and/or GIS tools is a plus.
  • Demonstrable English language writing skills.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Primary duty is organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a global program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input.
  • Monitors and reports progress of objectives and goals of the program.
  • Develops promotional materials/venues, manages relational databases, and establishes/forecasts budget requirements.
  • Develops work plans to accomplish objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.
  • Monitors expenditures and may prepare financial reports; may assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives.
  • Prepares operational and statistical reports to assist in effective decision-making.
  • Conducts training, represents the program at international meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups.
  • May write or develop reports, speeches, briefings, newsletters, promotional materials, grants or other written materials related to the program.
  • Conducts research and gathers accurate information to develop various publications.
  • May plan, administer, or monitor the program's budget or related grants.
  • May assist in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required. This is not an administrative support position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program and two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To learn more, search job 40309 on Emory University's Career Opportunities »

+Financial Analyst, Peace Programs

SUMMARY:

The Financial Analyst is responsible for the coordination, review and analysis of financial data and other information for multiple assigned programs. The position assists in ensuring the accuracy of accounting data, and the accuracy and timeliness of grant reporting. Major functional responsibilities include expense processing, grant management, financial reporting, budgeting, auditing, compliance, cash management and procurement. This position reports to the Associate Director, Finance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5+ years of related financial experience.
  • Experience with computerized general ledger systems is required (MS Dynamics and QuickBooks are preferred).
  • Experience with international business transactions is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of US Government regulations, in particular USAID, is important.
  • Professional certifications are encouraged.
  • Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience in the functional areas of finance and accounting, including payments and accounts payable processing, general ledger, cash management, auditing, budgeting, and financial analysis, is required.
  • Experience with the development of grant budget proposals and grant management is required.
  • Candidate must have analytical ability, demonstrated ability and experience making sound financial judgments and decisions, must be able to manage tasks with little supervision, and must be able to work well in a team environment in support of the programs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Analyzes historical accounting data and other information to make projections which will aid management in short- and long-range financial planning.
  • Coordinates action necessary to correct account balances and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.
  • Assists in year-end audits and in ensuring the accuracy of accounting data.
  • Analyzes financial statements and prepares and analyzes financial reports to represent current and projected financial status.
  • Projects future trends and prepares long-range operational forecasts and cash flow analysis.
  • May assist in preparing, developing and monitoring budgets. May perform indirect cost analysis.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in accounting, business management, finance or a related field and four years of financial analysis or accounting experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Learn more about this job here >

+Data Analyst, Digital Threats Project, Democracy Program

SUMMARY:
The Data Analyst provides support for data management and analysis for Democracy Program projects related to digital threats and election integrity. The Data Analyst supports the Digital Threats Project, and is responsible for the design and implementation of multi-faceted initiatives, contributes to and coordinate drafting of proposals, donor reports, and public information and communications. Liaises with both Carter Center staff and external clients, as required. May conduct applied research, manage program publications, supervise staff and interns, and other project(s) responsibilities as assigned. The Data Analyst will report to the Director of the Democracy Program. HEAT certificate or willingness to take HEAT training is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree and three years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience working with R and APIs, required.
  • Experience with data visualization tools and working with GitHub, strongly preferred.
  • Experience with election processes, quantitative analysis skills and social media data analysis strongly preferred.
  • Experience with SQL, familiarity with database architecture, server-side deployment processes, and experience working in the Azure environment preferred.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Creates and maintains a data dictionary and meta data.
  • Supports efforts to ensure that data standards are developed and maintained.
  • Ensures that the uses of data through reports and queries are accurate.
  • Supports business and system re-engineering and architecture development to define future data needs.
  • Serves as an organizational consultant on matters relating to databases by providing expertise to assist users in meeting their needs.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Two years of experience in processes and standards related to data OR a bachelor's degree.

Learn more about this job here >

+Deputy Country Representative, Chad - Guinea Worm Eradication Program

SUMMARY:
The Deputy Country Representative (DCR) assists the Chad Guinea Worm Eradication Program (CGWEP). The location of this assignment is Chad. Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required. The DCR will oversee the Operations and Administrative departments of the program and supervise technical field staff under the direct supervision of the Country Representative (CR) to Chad, and will represent the CR/Carter Center before the Ministry of Public Health, including the National Coordinator, CGWEP and partner organizations in Chad. The Country Representative is the supervisor. The Director, Dracunculiasis Eradication, and the Vice President for Health Programs are the primary providers of direction and guidance concerning priorities and action steps to be implemented regarding the eradication of dracunculiasis. The Senior Director, Office of International Support is the primary supervisor for administrative, financial and operational guidance for the program. In the absence of the CR, the DCR assumes all roles and responsibilities of the CR.

The Guinea Worm Eradication Program
Since 1986, The Carter Center has led the international campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease, working closely with ministries of health and local communities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and many others.

Guinea worm disease could become the second human disease in history, after smallpox, to be eradicated. It would be the first parasitic disease to be eradicated and the first disease to be eradicated without the use of a vaccine or medicine.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Public health or a field related to the program and five years of program related experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • Proven ability to work successfully in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Track record of conducting program administration and field assessments.
  • Experience of project management, including field teams.
  • Experience in conducting and planning operational support.
  • French language proficiency is required.


FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities.
    Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
  • Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program.
  • May plan, administer or monitor the program's budget, financial management, and/or grants.
  • Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams.
  • May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals.
  • Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations.
  • Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Learn more about this job here >

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