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Partners of the Americas busca un consultor/a para desarrollar e implementar un análisis presituacional (PSA) para el proyecto ATLAS (Attaining Lasting Change for Better Enforcement of Labor and Criminal Law to Address Child Labor, Forced Labor and Human Trafficking) entre los meses de septiembre y diciembre del año en curso en Paraguay. El objetivo del PSA es proporcionar información que apoye el diseño de las intervenciones para fortalecer la capacidad de las entidades gubernamentales que combaten el trabajo infantil, el trabajo forzoso y la trata de personas. El PSA se centrará en (1) la visión general del contexto, que a su vez incluye: estructuras, actores claves, capacidades y recursos que abordan temas de trabajo infantil, trabajo forzoso y trata de personas, (2) la aplicación de la ley, incluida la aplicación de la ley penal y judicial y el monitoreo/control laboral, (3) coordinación, que incluye mecanismos, grupos de trabajo, grupos de trabajo técnicos y servicios sociales.

Partners evaluará las hojas de vida y carta de presentación recibidas sobre sus méritos técnicos y los costos estimados. Para más información y descargar los términos de referencia de la consultoría, haga click aquí.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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