Job opportunities with the EITI

The International Secretariat has around 35 staff members from 21 countries. 

Country Manager for Latin-America and Caribbean

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) International Secretariat is now recruiting a full-time Country Manager  for  Latin-America and Caribbean to join the office in Oslo, Norway.

This position offers the chance to work in an international and vibrant working environment helping citizens of resource-rich countries benefit from their natural resources and to work on subjects at the cutting edge of development and the extractive industry.

We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, detailed-oriented, political and research-savvy individual with sharp analytical skills, who can manage competing interests and stakeholders relations in EITI member countries in Latin-America and Caribbean.

We offer a competitive salary and will consider requests to provide financial support to cover relocation costs based on circumstances and financial need.

Key responsibilities

  1. Provide oversight of implementation in Latin-America and Caribbean EITI countries, including Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean and additional countries in Latin-America. This also include assessing and responding to opportunities for new engagements and bringing together regional priorities.
  2. Provide analysis of EITI data and training on the EITI Standard, produce communication materials and update website content related to EITI implementation in the region.
  3. Develop tools for monitoring progress with implementation and support the team in preparation of training and Validation missions.
  4. Encourage innovations and better use of EITI as a tool to improve natural resource governance, strengthened EITI implementation and disclosures, and support peer learning opportunities.
  5. Support outreach activities in other countries in the region (with particular focus on Brazil and Chile).
  6. Support Latin-America and Caribbean in the production of EITI publications and other relevant documentation, including Board papers.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant advanced university degree. Bachelors degree is required. Masters degree is highly desirable.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Spanish. Portuguese is highly desirable, but not required.
  • Experience in natural resource governance and knowledge of the region.
  • Experience with the mining industry, the oil and gas industry, Public Financial Management (PFM) including at subnational levels, State-owned enterprises in extractive sector and local engagement is highly desirable.
  • Experience working in an international environment and with international partners is an advantage.
  • Experience working with databases and websites is an advantage.
  • We particularly welcome applicants from within the region.

How to apply

To apply please visit our application portal no later than 18 October 2019 (23:59 CEST). Please note that we will not process applications received via email.

Country Officer for Francophone Africa

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) International Secretariat is now recruiting a full-time Country Officer for Francophone Africa to join the office in Oslo, Norway.

This position offers the chance to work in an international and vibrant working environment helping citizens of resource-rich countries benefit from their natural resources and to work on subjects at the cutting edge of development and the extractive industry.

We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, detailed-oriented, political and research-savvy individual with sharp analytical skills, who can manage competing interests and stakeholders’ relations in EITI member countries in Francophone Africa.  

We offer a competitive salary and will consider requests to provide financial support to cover relocation costs based on circumstances and financial need.

Key responsibilities

  1. Support implementation in a selection of Francophone African EITI countries, including communication with implementing countries and partners.
  2. Support analysis of EITI data and update website content related to EITI implementation in the region.
  3. Support logistics for training webinars and regional training workshops.
  4. Develop tools for monitoring workplan implementation and support the team in preparation of training and Validation missions.
  5. Support the Francophone Africa team in their contact with Francophone Board members.
  6. Support in the production of EITI publications and other relevant documentation, including Board papers (proofreading translated documents and sending through web-based tools).
  7. Be the contact point between the Francophone team and the Secretariat’s language coordinator, particularly for larger publications.
  8. Support the administrative organisation of the team, including organising team meetings.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant advanced university degree. Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and French.
  • Experience in natural resources governance and knowledge of the region is highly desirable.
  • Experience with finance and budgeting is desirable.
  • Experience working with project management tools is desirable (Teams)
  • Some experience proofreading French text is an advantage
  • Experience working in an international environment and with international partners is an advantage.
  • Experience working with databases and websites is an advantage.
  • We particularly welcome applicants from within the region.

How to apply

To apply please visit our application portal no later than 21 October 2019 (23:59 CEST). Please note that we will not process applications received via email.

Human Resources Manager

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) International Secretariat is now recruiting a full-time Human Resources Manager to join the office in Oslo, Norway.

This position offers the chance to work in an international and vibrant working environment helping citizens of resource-rich countries benefit from their natural resources and to work on subjects at the cutting edge of development and the extractive industry.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HR Manager. This individual will take control of HR processes and systems within the organisation, and will be responsible for office culture, staff performance, devising and executing an effective HR strategy. They will be a champion of EITI’s culture and help to maintain a positive office environment and fulfilled and engaged employees. The role will also be a critical part of bringing new talent into EITI, administering processes within our talent team, overseeing and ensuring successful delivery of contracts, new starters and integration.

We offer a competitive salary and will consider requests to provide financial support to cover relocation costs based on circumstances and financial need.

Key responsibilities

  1. Developing and improving core HR procedures and systems (e.g. performance management, compensation planning, promotions, job descriptions, recruitment, etc.).
  2. Implementing key recommendations of the external HR review.
  3. Delivering an employee experience that supports the culture and values of the organisation.
  4. Using empathetic and effective people skills to act as a go-to for employees who wish to raise queries or problems, regardless of whether they be in relation to the organisation itself, or more personal matters.
  5. Ensuring timely generalist support on requirements such as administrative paperwork, disciplinary actions, employee relations, counselling and 3rd party management (benefits, payroll, recruitment).
  6. Stringent maintenance of our HR system, ensuring that employee's profiles and details are up-to-date, monthly payroll management, sick leave, holiday allowances etc
  7. Providing recommendations to guide decision making related to compensation, organizational structure, attrition, promotions and other activities.
  8. Proactively identifying the need for employee learning and development, retention strategies, succession planning and career development.
  9. Creating, organizing or outsourcing training adapted to identified development needs.
  10. Ensuring compliance with employment and data compliance laws in Norway to ensure all HR systems adhere to the standards expected of the organisation.
  11. Sourcing and recruiting candidates from various online channels. 
  12. Implementing an onboarding process that will provide employees a successful start within all departments.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant advanced university degree. Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced HR qualification will be essential.
  • Proven experience as an HR professional, minimum of 5+years.
  • Thorough understanding of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Proficient knowledge of Norwegian labour/employment and data compliance laws.
  • Strong organisational, critical thinking and communications skills.
  • Attention to detail and good judgement, not afraid to lead by example.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Other language skills will be a plus.
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office; HRIS systems experience will be a plus.
  • Experience working in an international environment is an advantage.

 

How to apply

To apply please visit our application portal no later than 21 October 2019 (23:59 CEST). Please note that we will not process applications received via email.

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