Health Policy Analyst, GS-0301-11/12/13
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Atlanta, GA

What exciting opportunities await you at CDC?  The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, & preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

The incumbent performs independent policy research, and/or policy evaluation, as well as other programmatic activities to further organization’s goals and objectives.

This position is located at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO), Financial Management Office (FMO), Office of Formulation, Evaluation and Analysis (OFEA), Atlanta, GA

For information on qualifications and how to apply, visit and search for Job Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-D1-2009-0366.
Communications Officer, Civil Society Division
Moscow, Russia

IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing leadership and innovative programs to improve the quality of education, strengthen independent media, and foster pluralistic civil society development. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $60 million and a staff of 500 professionals worldwide. IREX and its partner IREX Europe deliver cross-cutting programs and consulting expertise in more than 100 countries.

IREX seeks a qualified professional to fill the position of Communications Officer for the Assistance to Russian Orphans Program, based in Moscow, Russia. The Communications Officer will develop external communication materials for both programs as well as provide assistance with editing key documents. IREX seeks a candidate with reporting, communications, and editing experience. The position will be based in Moscow, Russia and requires fluent English and Russian language skills.

The Communications Officer will:
·Develop all communications materials, success stories and news updates for the Assistance to Russian Orphans program;
·Liaise with program staff to collect, summarize and present information on program activities;
·Create the monthly Assistance to Russian Orphans newsletter for local and international stakeholders;
·Edit donor reports and all external communications to ensure clarity and professional language;
·Assist with translation of documents when necessary;
·Perform other tasks as designated by the Program Manager.

Candidates must be well organized, able to work independently and manage multiple tasks, able to meet deadlines and have excellent communications skills. Other qualifications should include at a minimum:
·1-2 years experience in reporting, communications and editing;
·Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to communicate with local staff to  produce quality communication materials highlighting program successes;
·Experience working and living in Russia;
·Fluency in English and Russian are required.

Open to Russian Citizens, US Citizens, and Third-Country Nations

Please apply online at our JOB BOARD at If you have difficulties with the online system please send an email to with ATTN: CSD/ARO/CM/LM in the subject line.


Desk Officer – International Affairs Office
Dubai, UAE

Connected Group ( been retained to conduct this search on behalf of a client.  They are currently searching for qualified and experienced Desk Officer’s for placement within their client’s International Affairs Office.

The ideal candidate will possess a Post Graduate degree in Social Sciences (Political Science, International Development, International Affairs etc.) or Bachelors Degree in case of extensive relevant professional experience.
Candidates will possess a minimum of two years experience in a similar position with an Education Institutions, International Organization, NGO or Think Tank. Demonstrable experience in Project Management. Candidates must possess very good reporting and analytical skills, as well as the ability to work under administrative and programmatic pressure.

The personal qualifications include:

• Broad-minded and diplomatic.
• Availability and flexibility.
• Excellent capacity for remote management, negotiation and make decisions.
• Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, organizational, and time management skills
• Possesses strong leadership qualities and is willing to exercise initiative.

There are 4 roles covering the following regions:

The Americas – the role covers North and South America. Candidates MUST have been in a role covering International Affairs in these regions. Candidates need to be bi-lingual (English / Spanish) for this role, and must possess strong relevant contacts throughout the region.

Africa – The role covers the entire African Continent. The ideal candidate will be African, and will be able to display knowledge and experience, as well as contact in the International Affairs arena across Africa.

SE Asia / Australia / NZ – Once again candidates will hail from this region, and will have a solid understanding of International Affairs within these areas.

Middle East – Candidates will be highly familiar with the region, will possess Arabic language skills, and will be able to focus on creating and continuing strategic partnerships within the region.

The ideal candidates will ideally have spent a large amount of time in the geographical region that they are covering, they will possess the necessary cultural awareness as well as the language skills required, and will have a high level of understanding of the past and current issues from an International Affairs standpoint. They will also understand any factors that would influence relations between these regions and the UAE.

All positions will be based in Dubai, (which has no state income tax!)  Salary is negotiable depending upon experience.  Qualified applicants may email for additional information and application instructions.