Careers – Job Openings

Please feel free to post any job openings your organization has, this is for paid positions only.   Thanks!

  1. November 17, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    The GFDRR Labs mission is to foster innovation in disaster risk management through the use of technology and by nontraditional partnerships. The goal of GFDRR Labs is to mainstream innovation in disaster risk management across all the regions of the World Bank.

    We are looking for a Geospatial expert to join our team as a technical architect and evangelist inside the World Bank. The initial position is a 150 day contract, which will be renewed upon satisfactory performance. This person’s primary responsibilities will be:

    GeoNode Management: Managing and growing the GeoNode platform to serve as the repository for disaster risk information around the world.

    GeoSpatial Tool Mainstreaming: Utilizing geospatial technology for Bank operations i.e. walking papers for community based risk assessments.

    Open Disaster Data Management: Oversee the development of a repository for open disaster data within and external to the Bank.

    Lead Data Crowdsourcing Initiatives: Lead our involvement with communities crowdsourcing exposure data collection (i.e. OpenStreetMap and MapMaker).

    It’s an exciting position with a lot of responsibility, and working with a fantastic team in Washington, DC.

    Please feel free to share this opening, or see the attached Terms of Reference for more information. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Emma Phillips ephillips at

  2. November 17, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    Job openings in Haiti

    Vacancies in Haiti « First Last »

    Programme Officer (Information Management), Port-au-Prince (P-4)
    Office of the Coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs
    OCHA Office in Haiti, Port-au-Prince
    Closing Date: Thursday, 09 December 2010
    Programme Officer (Information Management), Port-au-Prince
    United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
    Closing Date: Thursday, 09 December 2010
    Cholera Health Coordinator GOAL Haiti, Haiti
    Closing Date: Thursday, 25 November 2010
    Safety Officer, Haiti
    Closing Date: Thursday, 25 November 2010
    Community Engagement Coordinator – Haiti, Port-au-Prince
    Habitat for Humanity International
    Closing Date: Thursday, 09 December 2010
    Specialist, Medical Logistics, Haiti
    Save the Children
    Closing Date: Wednesday, 08 December 2010
    Area Project Officer, Haiti
    Mercy Corps
    Closing Date: Saturday, 08 January 2011
    Shelter Advisor, Jacmel, Haiti
    Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 November 2010
    Logistics Coordinator, Haiti
    Oxfam Great Britain
    Closing Date: Thursday, 25 November 2010
    Grants and Information Officer, Haiti
    Closing Date: Sunday, 21 November 2010
    Coordinateur de Programme Psychosocial, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    Médecins du Monde
    Closing Date: Friday, 31 December 2010
    Rehabilitation Program Coordinator, Haiti
    Partners in Health (PIH)
    Closing Date: Tuesday, 04 January 2011
    Coordonnatrice ou Coordonateur du programme humanitaire en Haïti, Port-au-Prince
    Closing Date: Friday, 19 November 2010

  3. December 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm

    Post-Doc position for Civil or Earthquake Engineering PHD
    The University of Pavia has opened a two-years post-doc position, funded by the (risk global component) GED4GEM project. GED4GEM is aimed at the realization of a global exposure database including building taxonomy and population data useful for loss estimation using the GEM Risk Engine. His/her role will be related to the definition and implementation of “mapping schemes” such as those in HAZUS and PAGER to global databases available from CIESIN, UN-HABITAT, USGS and other institutions in order to populate the Global Exposure Database.

    Senior Software Engineer GEM Model Facility
    GEM and ETH are looking for a Software Engineer to work in a team on the open source software system that is being developed, which computes all aspects of earthquake hazard, risk, and socio-economic impact. Familiarity with high scale computing, strong python skills and experience in open source development are some of the main requirements.

  4. December 15, 2010 at 2:37 pm
    Online Community Manager
    15 hours per week

    Are Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube your top bookmarks? Can you reach out to people online? Do you understand the power of new media in engaging with communities and getting a message across? The Dying Matters Coalition is seeking a highly motivated individual with enthusiasm, experience and in-depth knowledge of social media and online community involvement.

    We are looking for an expert in online social marketing and website support to join the Dying Matters Coalition team. Dying Matters is an exciting, cross-sector national coalition, set up and led by umbrella charity the National Council for Palliative Care. Its 12,000+ members are working together to encourage people to talk about their wishes towards the end of their lives and to improve end of life care.

    The successful candidate will have a background in communications or public relations roles, be an online expert, with excellent writing skills including writing for the web, experienced in the use of Content Management Systems, and updating websites.

    Closes: 7th January 2011
    Interview date: 14th January 2011

    This is initially a fixed term contract until the end of March 2011, however it is hoped that the post will continue for a further year, dependent on funding.

    Applicants available to start immediately are particularly welcome

  5. December 17, 2010 at 11:01 pm

    Special Events Marketing Intern
    We are currently seeking a tech-savvy and communications-oriented intern who will help expand Amman Imman’s web presence using a variety of online social media tools. This individual will also help organize and manage our yearly fundraising events, including youth-oriented activities in schools. This is a great opportunity for a graduate or undergraduate interested in marketing, event management and social networking that empowers youth, encourages global awareness, and addresses a global environmental/health crisis in a progressive grassroots setting.

  6. December 17, 2010 at 11:03 pm

    Communications Program Manager
    Sector: Program Management
    Location: US – NY -New York
    Employee Type: Regular
    Employee Category: Full Time


    The Women’s Refugee Commission advocates vigorously for laws, policies and programs to improve the lives and protect the rights of refugee and displaced women, children and young people, including those seeking asylum—bringing about lasting, measurable change.

    The Communications Program Manager plays a key role in the communications department by identifying and recommending tactics to create visibility for the organization and its core programs. Working in collaboration with communications, program and advocacy staff, she/he develops and ensures a high level of visibility for print and electronic materials, including writing and editing for a wide range of audiences, conducting media outreach and organizing events, to further the program and advocacy goals of the Women’s Refugee Commission.

  7. December 17, 2010 at 11:15 pm

    International Twitter jobs

    •@googlejobs – jobs at Google, at any of their international locations.
    •@seojobsfinder – All the new jobs from SEO Jobs Finder site.
    •@jobseen – jobs from around the globe such as in Australia, USA, Canada and the UK.
    •@standoutjobs – India, Canada, USA and more.
    •@apnijobs – jobs in Pakistan, India, UAE, UK and USA.
    •@jobsatintel – Intel’s global job openings.
    •@mtvnetworksjobs – MTVNetworks’ global job listings.
    •@eldisjobs – humanitarian development jobs.
    •@coolclimatejobs – jobs in climate, clean energy, and low carbon industries.
    •@MoneyCareers – senior banking and finance jobs in Hong Kong, China, Singapore and the rest of Asia.
    •@flashjobs – Flash development jobs
    •@TRCareers – Latest jobs from Thomson Reuters in the US, UK, Canada, India, Germany, Spain & France.
    •@mployd – all kinds of jobs in Canada, the US & the Philippines
    •@ia_uxjobs – user experience jobs in the US, France, the UK, Ireland, and more.
    •@jobmatcha – all kinds of jobs in the US, Canada and the UK.
    •@BlueOceanJobs – jobs in the hospitality industry in places like Africa, Singapore and elsewhere in Asia
    •@CitakJobs – jobs from a headhunting firm targeting the Australian/Asia Pacific region.
    •@PlacingTraders – jobs in world commodity and financial markets
    •@globaljobmarket – Teaching and other instructional jobs
    •@nuruncareers – marketing jobs
    •@MrJobsinHubs – all kinds of professional jobs in places like Germany, France, Belgium & Switzerland
    •@LanguageJobs – jobs where languages other than English are important. The tagline mentions ‘Europe’ but there are jobs from other places as well, like China.
    •@AeroCareer – jobs in the aviation industry, mostly in the Persian Gulf countries.
    •@artinfojobs – jobs in the art industry in places like the US, the UK & Italy.
    •@maritimejobs – jobs in shipping, boating, yachting and anything to do with the sea
    •@ALA_JobLIST – jobs in Library and Information Science and Technology
    •@Lintberg100k – high-paying jobs in Europe (Dutch)
    •@JobsArmenia – professional jobs in Armenia, the USA, the UK
    •@itweetjobs – IT jobs across Europe
    •@findajobindubai – jobs in Dubai, the U.A.E. and the GCC-countries

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  8. December 17, 2010 at 11:19 pm

    The role: Ads Quality Rater
    WorkforceLogic is recruiting part-time telecommuters in the United States with fluency in English and an in depth and up-to-date familiarity with British culture and media to help with Quality Evaluation for websites for Google Inc., the search engine company based in Mountain View, California. As an Ads Quality Rater, you will be responsible for reporting and tracking the visual quality and content accuracy of Google advertisements. Ads Quality Raters use an online tool to examine advertising-related data of different kinds and provide feedback and analysis to Google. Projects worked on may involve examining and analyzing text, web pages, images, and other kinds of information. You will need an in depth and up-to-date familiarity with English-speaking British culture and media. Additionally, you will apply this knowledge to a broad range of interests and topics. Ads Quality Raters possess excellent written communication skills and web analytic capabilities. You will be required to work 10-30 hours a week on a self-directed schedule.

  9. January 24, 2011 at 3:40 am

    Program Support Clerk (Pre-registration)
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    Company: United States Department of Veterans Affairs

    Location: West Haven, CT

    Date Posted: January 21, 2011
    Position is located in the Medical Care Cost Recovery (MCCR) Unit and works directly with the Medical Care Recovery Program which is a third party reimbursable program. Authorized by law, this program requires VA to recover a reasonable portion of the cost of medical care rendered to veterans who are entitled as VA beneficiaries or are found to be able to pay the costs of care or have private health plans; eligible veterans who have claims against third parties or employers; veterans of Allied government with whom agreements have been made; active duty personnel in the Armed Services; humanitarian cases; and employees of other Federal agencies who receive treatment, as approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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  10. January 24, 2011 at 3:48 am

    Humanitarian Program Analyst Northcom
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    Company: Air Force

    Location: Peterson Afb, CO

    Date Posted: January 21, 2011
    Job Title: HUMANITARIAN PROGRAM ANALYST (NORTHCOM) Department: Department Of The Air Force Agency: Air Force Elements, U.S. Northern Command Job Announcement Number: AFPC-428269-167864-6X-SLD Salary Range: $81,823.00 – $106,369.00 /year Series & Grade: GS-0301-13 Promotion Potential: 13 Open Period: Thursday, January 20, 2011 to Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Position Information: Full Time Term NTE NTE: 2 YEARS Duty Locations: 01 vacancies – Peterson AFB, CO Who May Be Considered: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion Eligibles)Job Summary:US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) Mission Statement: Conduct operations to deter, prevent, and defeat threats and aggression aimed at the United States, its territories, and interests within the assigned area of responsibility; and as directed by the…

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