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INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE
RECRUITMENT ADS

Published on October 25, 1999


ORGANISATION FOR THE PROHIBITION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS

The organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is an international disarmament organisation based in The Hague, the Netherlands.

It has the objective of destroying all existing stocks of chemical weapons and prohibiting the use and development of this category of weapon of mass destruction through a system of declarations verified by on site inspection. The OPCW was established over two years ago, and now has 126 Member States.

Media and Public Affairs Branch, Head of Branch:
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: Advanced university degree in journalism, political science, international relations or communication; Good knowledge of international security, disarmament and weapons non-proliferation issues; Excellent communications skills and ability to draft and edit presentational documents, including speeches are essential; Significant experience in using modern personal computer equipment. 15 years of experience of public relations and dealing with media and international journalism; Knowledge of international organisations desirable.

Assistance Branch - Coordination/Planning Officer:
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: University degree in a scientific discipline of importance for chemical protection, such as Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. Or a university degree in Business or Public Administration; A minimum of 10 years experience in a field directly related to emergency response or CW protection; Fluency in English is essential and a good working knowledge of one of the other official OPCW languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is desirable.

Conference Services Branch - Senior linguist (Spanish):
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: Degree in languages (translation and interpretation), ten years of experience, preferably continuous in translation/revision and interpretation, preferably within the UN system. Perfect command of Spanish (must be a native speaker), excellent knowledge of English and of one other language of the Organisation (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian).

Conference Services Branch - Senior linguist (French):
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: Degree in languages (translation and interpretation), ten years of experience, preferably continuous in translation/revision and interpretation, preferably within the UN system. Perfect command of French (must be a native speaker), excellent knowledge of English and of one other language of the Organisation (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish).

Conference Services Branch - Senior linguist (English):
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: Degree in languages (translation and interpretation), ten years of experience, preferably continuous in translation/revision and editing, preferably within the UN system. Perfect command of English (must be a native speaker), excellent knowledge of English and of at least two other languages of the Organisation (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish)

Conference Services Branch - Linguist (French):
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: Degree in languages (translation and interpretation), seven years translation and interpretation experience, preferably continuous. Perfect command of French (must be a native speaker), excellent knowledge of English and of one other language of the Organisation (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish). A first-hand knowledge of the UN system would be an asset.

Conference Services Branch - Linguist (Spanish):
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: Degree in languages (translation and interpretation), seven years translation and interpretation experience, preferably continuous. Perfect command of Spanish (must be a native speaker), excellent knowledge of English and of one other language of the Organisation (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian). A first-hand knowledge of the UN system would be an asset.

International Cooperation Branch, Project Officer:
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: University degree (BS or equivalent) in international relations or another relevant discipline from a recognised institution and a minimum of seven years experience in planning and organising projects in the area of international cooperation (for example, administrative assistance and training, development aid, scientific cooperation), preferably in the chemical field such as sound management of chemicals or risk management. Experience in regulation of chemical industry and trade also desirable. Fluency in English to include speaking and technical writing is critical. Working knowledge of any of the following is desirable: Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish and other languages.

Human Resources Branch, Head, Entitlements and Benefits:
Fixed term contract, initially for a three year period. Main requirements: A University degree with specialisation in Human Resources Management, Public or Business Administration. A thorough knowledge of procedures and practices of administering entitlements and benefits within the UN common system. Seven years of experience in the area of personnel administration is essential with at least five years of experience in administering entitlements and benefits in the UN common system; Demonstrated experience with Windows-based databases, word processing and spreadsheet programs;

Attractive tax-free remuneration package includes assignment grant, level and removal on appointment and on separation, home leave, tax-free vehicle, education grant, rental subsidy, Provident Fund, health insurance etc. Only candidates who are citizens of a Member State of the Organisation will be considered for employment by the OPCW, which is an equal opportunity employer. Information about the OPCW, including an up-to-date list of current Member States as well as the appropriate application forms (which cannot be filled electronically) may be found in the OPCW website http://www.opcw.org
Enquiries about the above vacancies are to be directed to Head of Recruitment, fax 31-70-4163790, email: recruitment@opcw.org, who will provide detailed information about each vacancy.


CHIEF AREA MANAGER

Volvo Construction Equipment Group

A key player on the world market, we design, manufacture and distribute a broad range of innovative equipment/vehicles for the construction industry. In order to rapidly develop our presence on the NAFTA market, we are looking for a Chief Area Manager. Key responsibilities will be to: Develop the market share and strategic position of VOLVO Compact Equipment on the NAFTA market in connection with the regional sales organisation; Link and coordinate the production activities of VOLVO in France, Germany and Korea to the market needs in the region NAFTA; Collect market and competitor information and clients' needs in order to customise our products to US standards (market analysis, competitors, pricing, competitive intelligence...).

You will add value with our: Experience of the NAFTA market to implement an ambitious business strategy (mix marketing, sales targets, margins ...); Support and advice to our local teams in terms of technical trainings & brochures, internet site ...

The successful candidate: Be a graduate from an engineering or business school, 30-40, with both technical and a marketing experience, ideally in connection with the North American market; Be fluent in English and a good level of French is an asset; Highly motivated.

Position to be based in France (close to Geneva). Frequent business trips in Europe and United State.

Please submit your written application with CV as well as a photo (quoting reference 243 IHT on the envelope): C. Imbert-Betemps, ALEXANDRE TIC, 24 Rue G. - Fichet, 74000 Annecy, France.
Email: carole.ferre@alexandretic.com
Alexandre Tic certifié ISO 9001


PROFESSOR

Studies with perspectives

The Hochschule für Bankwirtschaft (University for Applied Sciences - Business School for Banking & Finance) is an innovative Higher Education Institute in Germany. Students ate the University are graduated either as a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and/ or a masters of Arts degree.

Located in the heart of the financial district in Frankfurt/ main the University attracts highly motivated individuals. The students, who work part time in the financial sector show consistently high performances. The curriculum has been designed to provide a strong link between the theoretical and practical aspects of the financial sector. Further, the curriculum has a strong global dimension, including a semester abroad at a partner university. It also emphasises extrafunctional qualifications such as conflict solving strategies, team building, leadership.

The Hochschule für Bankwirtschaft was founded in 1990. The University is accepted today as an important part of the German research & educational system in Banking & Finance.

Job Offer
Professor at the Assistant Professor rank for Human Resources, Organisational Behaviour and General Management

The faculty member hired for this position will be expected to teach undergraduate (BBA )and graduate level (M.A.) courses in the fields assigned above and to conduct scholarly research in related areas. Opportunities for collaboration with the private banks, the ECB and Deutsche Bundesbank are given. The salary will be in the range of a C3 salary at State Universities. For foreign applicants the salary will be negotiated. Settlement assistant for non-german professors will be given.

Candidates holding the following qualifications are invited to apply:

  • In depth knowledge in the field of human Resources, Organisational Behaviour and General Management.
  • Experience in interactive teaching in small groups.
  • Highly motivated candidates who would like to work as a team with other professors, in a private university.
Requirements for employment, according to the 76 Hessisches Hochschulgesetz
  • Candidates should hold an appropriate doctorate degree.
  • Candidates should either show a "Habilitation" or should show at least five years working experience of which 3 years outside the public.
  • For non-german candidates a sound research track record must be shown as equivalent for the Habilitation"
Applicants should submit a letter of applications, a CV and a list of publications within 4 weeks to

Rektorat der Hochschule für Bankwirtschaft
Private Fachhochschule der Bankakademie
Sternstrasse 8
P.O. Box 10 03 41 D-60003 Frankfurt/ Main
Germany

For Information please contact:
Dr. Thomas Heimer, Managing Dean
Hochschule für Bankwirtschaft
Tel: +49 (0) 69 959 46 25
E-mail: heimer@hfb.de


INTERPRETERS

United Nations Interpreters

A competitive examination for English, French, Spanish and Arabic Interprets will be held from 17 to 26 January 2000.

Candidates must have a degree in the language of interpretation and 200 days of experience as conference interpreters. The following language combination is required. For

English: fluency in English, French, Russian
French: fluency in French, English, Russian and/or Spanish
Spanish: fluency in Spanish, English and French
Arabic: fluency in Arabic and English

Applications forms and other additional details may be obtained from UN regional offices, UN information centres, UNDP offices or at
www.un.org/Depts/ohrm/examin/exam.htm

Candidates living in Europe should send their application to the following address no later than 12 November, 1999

Secretariat Recruitment Section, 2000 Competitive examination for Interpreters, Villa le Bocage N. 4, United Nations Office at Geneva CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland, Fax: (41-22) 907 0006

Candidates not living in Europe should send their application to the following address no later than 12 November, 1999;

Specialist Services Division, 2000 Competitive Examination for Interprets Office of Human Resources Management Room S-2575 E, United Nations Secretariat New York, N.Y. 10017, Fax: (1-212) 963 3683


VICE PROVOST

EMORY UNIVERSITY

Vice Provost for International Affairs Director of the Halle Institute of Global Learning. Emory University invites applications for the position of Vice Provost for International Affairs and Director of the Halle Institute of Global Learning. Emory has made a commitment to distinctive international education in its Schools and Colleges. The Vice Provost for International Affairs holds an important leadership position in that effort, providing administrative leadership and direction of campus-wide international programs. The vice provost advises the provost and president on international affairs programming, works with academic deans, leasis faculty and senior administrators, and represents the university. The Directorship of the Halle Institute is a principal charge of the vice provost. Created in 1997, the Halle Institute aims at enhancing inter-school cooperation in international affairs and outreach beyond the university to the world at large. The Halle Institute is an endowed entity whose current programs include research, academic seminars, distinguished fellowships, visiting scholars, and faculty study abroad. The Institute and its director are intended to play significant roles in the development of international scholarship and education at Emory. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in international affairs or international education, the credentials necessary to work with faculty effectively, the skills required for administrative leadership, and the entrepreneurial ability to raise program and project funds. Emory University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be screened beginning November 1, 1999. Candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Steven Sanderson Vice-President for Arts and Sciences Dean of Emory College, Emory University, 300 White Hall, Atlanta, GA 30322. Ph: 404-727-6062 Fax: 404-727-0638 E-mail: sndrson@emory.edu


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Center for the Advancement of Human Rights
The Florida State University

The Center for the Advancement of Human Rights is seeking a qualified person to serve as Executive Director. The newly created multi- disciplinary Center will engage in research, education, and advocacy on human rights issues. It seeks to make significant contributions to the understanding, promotion , and protection of human rights in this country and abroad. The FSU center will conduct significant research with regard to human rights issues; train human rights advocates; and serve as a resource center to educate, inform and link students, organisations, lawyers, policymakers, and those engaged in human rights work.

The Center (www.cahr.fsu.edu) will develop interdisciplinary curricula and practical strategies emphasising international and comparative aspects of human rights. It will draw on faculty talent throughout the University, including: The College of Arts and Sciences; The College of Communication; The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice; The School of Information Studies; The College of Law; The School of Motion Picture, Television, and Recording Arts; The School of Social Work; and the Distance Learning Center. The curricula will be incorporated into the general offerings of the Aforementioned disciplines. The Center will begin operation with a multi-million dollar endowment.

The Executive Director will work closely with a Human Rights Advisory Board and a resident Eminent Scholar in establishing Center policies and activities. He or she will have the primary responsibility for the implementation of these policies and activities. The Executive Director must:

  • Develop and co-ordinate a scholarly agenda, projects, and educational programs that require cross-disciplinary resources and co-operation with entities inside and outside the University
  • Develop and implement programs that bring the human rights community together to advance the Center's goals and objectives
  • Oversee the development and implementation of curricula and educational programs
  • Manage comprehensive data sets, utilising the latest technology to ensure that data is readily available to the human rights community
  • Develop and manage the Center's budget and staff
  • Expand the Center's financial base through obtaining grants and directing fund raising
The qualifications for prospective candidates include:
  • A J.D., Ph.D. or other terminal degree in a related field
  • Significant experience working for the advancement of human rights
  • Demonstrated skills in organisation, management , and program development
  • Qualify to be granted rank and tenure in a appropriated academic department
  • Knowledge of, competence in, and commitment to the use of computers in educational and communications programs
  • Demonstrated ability in grant procurement and directing fund raising
  • Skills in both oral and written communication coupled with sensitivity in interpersonal relations

Salary is negotiable, dependent upon qualifications and experience, with a minimum of $90,000.

Submit vita and three letters of reference by 4:30 p.m. on December 3, 1999 to:

Professor Leo Sandon, Chair
Human Rights Executive Director Search Committee
Department of Religion
205-T Dodd Hall
The Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306

For additional information, contract cahr@ispa.fsu.edu. The Florida Stet University subscribes to equal opportunity and pluralism and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. All candidates are invited to apply for position vacancies as appropriate. The FSU is a public records agency pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes.


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

United Nations

United Nations Joint Staff pension Fund ( UNJSPF)
Chief Executive Officer Equivalent to UN Assistant Secretary-General New York

Functions: Under the authority of the Pensions Board, the Chief Executive Officer administers the Pension Fund, directs its operations and acts as Secretary of the pension Board. He/she ensures compliance with the Regulations, Rules and Pensions Adjustment System by member Organisations, participants and beneficiaries; establishes internal policies and procedures to ensure effective operations; represents the Board before the UN Administrative Tribunal and organs of the UN General Assembly; perform liaison functions with the Investments Committee; negotiates and implements transfer of person rights with governments and inter- governmental organisations.

Qualifications Required: Advanced degree in one or more of the following fields; buisness administration, accounting, public administration, statistics, economics, law or related fields, or equivalent in professional work experience. ten or more years of experience in the exercise of responsibility in executive or managerial tasks, gained preferably in a common system or related organisation, including extensive experience with intergovernmental pensions system management, or in governmental or quasi-governmental administrations or in private organisations. Excellent knowledge, including drafting ability, of either English or French; working knowledge of the other language and/or Spanish is desirable.

Remuneration: The post carriers a net base salary of $86,926.00 a year (single) and $95,995.00 (with dependents). Post adjustments currently $37,378.18 and $41,277.85 (with dependents . Representation allowance and other benefits also apply.

Applications together with supporting documents should be marked PRIVATE, with reference: VA-99-A-JSP-669-NY and sent to : The Chairman of the Search Group c/o The Chief Executive Officer of the INJSPF ROOM S-735 A United nations New York, NY 10017 U.S.A.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 31 December 1999


PROFESSOR

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Wishes to appoint a professor of Fine Art, specialising in sculpture.
This is a full time 5 year appointment.
Your skills and experience will include:
Appropriate university degree/qualifications in applied/fine arts; or an equivalent involvement in contemporary art practice.
Relevant documentation of exhibiting experience and educational skill.
A strong sense of responsibility for the direction and teaching of a new visual arts programme focusing on sculpture.
Willingness to actively participate in institutional meetings.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna seeks to raise the percentage of female employees in senior positions, academic or artistic, therefore female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to the female candidate with competitive qualifications.
Travel expenses and Vienna weighting for applicants interviews are not not covered by the Academy.
Closing date 23.11.1999.
Written applications to:
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
The Personnel Department - Schillerplatz 3
A-1010 Vienna, Austria.




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