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					                                                                           Weekly Newsletter on Jobs &
                                                                              Academic Opportunities
                                                                                        March 2, 2012

                                                                                                    June 5 2009




                                              BAKOND

Position: Procurement coordinator/Specialist

Experience               at least 1 year

Salary                   500-700 AZN

Requirements

        Higher education (economical background is preferable)
        At least 1 year of work experience preferable in procurement
        Fluent in written and verbal English, Azeri and Russian;
        MS Office knowledge
        Strong business communication skills, especially in writing


Job Description

        Accepting inquiries from the customers and process them;
        Timely procure and deliver goods according to requirements of the customer
        Close and continuous communication with the company’s partners;
        Work in close conjunction with the Procurement Team Lead
        Update the information on the suppliers and the goods using the company’s software
        Develop the strategic tools/plans along with other involved departments to the business benefit
        Evaluate the potential suppliers and periodically update the evaluation of the existing ones
        To have foreign passport and be able for business trips.
        Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
        Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
        Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
        Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment
        Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation,
         leadership technique, production methods
        Prioritize tasks consistent with meeting overall organizational goals
        Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
        Analyze business processes and determine opportunities achieved through influencing supply and
         demand of services
        Negotiate and manage supplier relations and performance
        To be able to travel to foreign countries at any time for meetings with partners
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        Please, send your CV to following e-mail address: arzua@bakondttm.com
                                                                                                        June 5 2009



                                          Synergy Group

Job Title: Personal Assistant to Members of Supervisory Board

Work Schedule: 09:00 – 18:00

Duties and Responsibilities:

        Organizing for Members of Supervisory Board weekly and monthly schedule, meeting arrangements,
         keeping files orderly, documentation and archiving documents
        Organizing board meetings, presentations, keeping minutes and reporting
        Coordinating company guests’ arrival and departure, organizing sightseeing, visa, and handling hotel
         reservations through the travel agencies, hotel accommodations, issuing tickets, with appropriate control,
         filling and expense reports to finance department
        Co-ordinate all transportation required for business and personal purposes, accompany the Members of
         Supervisory Board on business trips as necessary
        Administrative duties: interdepartmental communication and reporting, preparation of outgoing
         documents
        Various assignments and schedules of managers and seniors as requested
        Secretarial duties: typing, preparing documents, organizing files, making tel. calls, scheduling, arranging
         meetings, preparing billing information, translation/interpreting (internal meetings, client meetings,
         company documents)

The Requirements:

        Higher education
        Work Experience: 2-4 years in PA and in Administrative position or relevant field
        Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
        Proven experience in office management and strong administrative and organizational skills
        Secretarial Skills with solid telephone techniques
        Business Communication
        Ability to work in team
        Ability to work under pressure and in flexible working hours
        Adaptation to change
        Fluent in spoken and written English with an excellent command of written and spoken Azerbaijani and
         Russian
        Excellent Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Internet, etc.)


If you are interested, please send your CV to info@synergygroup.az with recent photo by indicating the position
title (Personal Assistant to Members of Supervisory Board) in the subject line of your email.
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                                        JAPAN TOBACCO
                                        INTERNATIONAL
Legal Associate

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is the international division of Japan Tobacco Inc., the world’s third largest
tobacco company, and operates in more than 120 countries in the World. We manufacture and market
internationally recognized brands across the globe, including three of the top five worldwide cigarette brands,
Winston, Camel, and Mild Seven.

Our portfolio also includes Benson & Hedges, Silk Cut, Sobranie, Glamour, and LD.

Main responsibilities:

       Responsible for managing documentation and files, preparing and updating a database of contracts.
        Preparing all kinds of documents and papers for presentation to the official institution and other
        organizations.
       Assist to Legal Director in preparing presentations, documents, financial reports, invoices and other
        financial documentation. Provide with notarial certification and legalization of documents and their
        copies.
       Organize timely receiving of work permits, registration of residence and other permits for foreign
        employees and their families.
       Translates documents and correspondence, working with external translation and approval services. To
        store all files of the legal department and update them. Track the original of permit and registration
        documents.
       Personally (if necessary) delivers and receives from official institutions, other organizations and
        companies, documents and correspondence. Engaged in monitoring of changes in legislation.
       Provides administrative support for the legal department, which means but not limited with: to copy,
        send and receive faxes, print, organize meetings, share information, send messages, etc.
       To perform other tasks given by the line manager.

Requirements:

       University degree.
       At least 1,5 years’ experience in legal services
       Azerbaijani, Russian, English fluent and mandatory
       PC literacy: MS Office.
       Driving license
       Personal characteristics: people oriented, articulate, cultured, well presented. Solid communication &
        interpersonal skills, and cultural sensitivity are required.


If your background corresponds to the mentioned requirements please submit your CV in English.

E-mail: Career.Az@jti.com
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                                                  ADA                                                  June 5 2009




Position: Admissions Officer

(Admissions, Marketing and Financial Aid)

    01. Position Definition
        Under the direct supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Officer is responsible for
        processing all applications for admissions (Bachelor, Master), organizing various events, such as Open
        Days, presentations, class visits, answering any queries during the admission process.

    02. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
     Assist Associate Directors in preparation for the admission cycle of ADA degree programs;
     Accompanying Associate Directors during on- campus and off-campus promotional/marketing events to
        promote ADA degree programs;
     Scheduling and placing advertisement in local and international media outlets about ADA degree
        programs;
     Working with Student Management System;
     Represent ADA during Education Fairs;
     Conducting weekly Information Sessions for potential applicants;
     Assisting in event management (mock up classes, receptions, open houses, etc).;
     Publications distribution (via mail);
     Coordinating admission activities with other departments within ADA;
     Managing ADA’s student employment operations;
     Handling inquiries (online, phone calls and on-campus visits);
     Assisting Admissions Director and Associate Directors in managing admission-related activities.

    03. Requirements :

    -   BA degree in humanities; MA degree is a plus
    -   At least 2 years of work or internship experience in admissions, customer service or related field
    -   Excellent communication and presentation skills
    -   Fluent English, Azerbaijani and Russian is an advantage
    -   Ability to work in team environment
    -   Good computer knowledge

Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.

Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 15th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az



Position: Document Operator
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(Facilities Management)
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Departament Description

The Facilities Management Department of the new Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy is responsible for providing
support across the campus for the building infrastructure and environment and for associated support services.

Position Summary
The mail document and archive office operator will be responsible for ensuring the maintaining and filing of
important documents on campus. Printing and document binding and reprographics will also play a major part of
the role. Position will be based on campus however will be prepared to work off campus on the existing ADA
building if required.


Responsibilities
a. Ensuring accurate filing of documents and files on campus
b. Ensuring that files and documents are easily accessible and retracted when required.
c. Photocopying and printing of documents including binding and presentation documentation
d. Ensuring sufficient in store administrative materials and stationary are held on site and ordering when
   necessary
e. Working hours is Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (min of 40hrs/week). However, additional time and
   weekend working will be required in order to successfully fulfill the role.

Requirements
a. Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
b. Experience of working in a team environment
c. Experience in a University environment or similar desirable
d. Technical Knowledge of filing systems
e. Communication Skills both oral and written
f. People Management skills
g. Customer focused
h. Planning works and resources

Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.

Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 18th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az



Position: Document Archivist

(Facilities Management)

Departament Description
The Facilities Management Department of the new Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy is responsible for providing
support across the campus for the building infrastructure and environment and for associated support services.

Position Summary
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The mail document and archive office operator will be responsible for ensuring the archiving and the
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maintaining and filing of important documents on campus. The position will be based on campus however will
be prepared to work off campus on the existing ADA building if required.

Responsibilities
a. Ensuring accurate filing of documents and files on campus
b. Ensuring that files and documents are easily accessible and retracted when required.
c. Quickly processing archive document requests
d. Working hours are from Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (min of 40hrs/week), however, additional time and
   weekend working will be required in order to successfully fulfill the role.


Requirements

a.   Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
b.   Experience of working in a team environment
c.   Experience in a University environment or similar desirable
d.   Technical Knowledge of Archiving and filing systems
e.   Communication Skills both oral and written
f.   People Management skills
g.   Customer focused
h.   Planning works and resources


Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.

Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 18th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az



Position: House-keeper (External Maintenance)

(Facilities Management)

Departament Description
The Facilities Management Department of the new Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy is responsible for providing
support across the campus for the building infrastructure and environment and for associated support services.

Position Summary
The external maintenance personnel will ensure that the exterior finishes and glass of the buildings are cleaned in
accordance with the specialist cleaning products specified. The need to work at heights with the use of a
hydraulic scissor lift or telescopic arm will be required to clean the exteriors of the campus buildings up to and
including roof level. Will be based on campus however, may be prepared to work off campus on the existing
ADA building if required.


Responsibilities
a. Ensure regular cleaning of all glass and stones facades
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b. Removal of litter and cleaning of external campus
c. Cleaning of external stone and landscaping surfaces                                                   June 5 2009
d. Cleaning of all external signage and lights
e. The use of a scissor lift and hydraulic arm lift will be used for all high level cleaning. The external
   maintenance personnel will be prepared to be trained in its use and passing of this will be a pre-requisite for
   successful appointment.
f. Cleaning will be undertaken with the minimum of disruption to employees and students.
g. Regular monitoring and reporting of any finishes faults to allow corrective action to be taken

Requirements
a. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role
b. Scissor lift or working at heights experience desirable although full training can be provided.
c. Experience of working in a team environment
d. Communication Skills both oral and written
e. Customer focused
f. Planning works and resources
g. Although the office days/hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (min of 40hrs/week), additional time and
   weekend working will be required in order to successfully fulfill the role.


Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.

Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 18th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az



Position: House-keeper (Facilities Management)

Departament Description
The Facilities Management Department of the new Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy is responsible for providing
support across the campus for the building infrastructure and environment and for associated support services.

Position Summary
The housekeeper will undertake cleaning around the buildings and campus to ensure the space is kept in a very
clean and welcoming environment. Will be based on campus however, will be prepared to work off campus on
the existing ADA building if required.


Responsibilities

h.   Ensure all internal surfaces are kept clean in accordance with the recommended specialist cleaning products.
i.   Emptying bins regularly
j.   Collecting litter in buildings and on campus
k.   Cleaning, kitchen, fridges, etc.


Requirements
a. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role
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b.   Experience of working in a team environment
c.   Communication Skills both oral and written                                                     June 5 2009
d.   Customer focused
e.   Although the office days/hours are Friday 9am to 6pm (min of 40hrs/week), additional time and weekend
     working may be required in order to successfully fulfill the role.

Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.

Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 18th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az



Position: Housing Coordinator (Facilities Management)

Departament Description
The Facilities Management Department of the new Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy is responsible for providing
support across the campus for the building infrastructure and environment and for associated support services to
students and employees.

Position Summary
The Housing and Residence Life Coordinator’s role will be to manage the provision of student housing and
accommodation, organize & manage student events and services. The position will be based on campus however
will be prepared to work off campus if required.


Responsibilities

a. Identifying student accommodation requirements in advance of semester start and ensuring that proper
   accommodation is provided in accordance with the budget and ADA standards.
b. Day to day management of the student on campus residence when completed in 2013.
c. Managing the student transition to campus in respect of accommodation
d. Ensuring that student accommodation is kept and maintained in a clean and safe environment
e. Organizing in association with other ADA staff and students events to develop the student staff environment
   and to ensure integration between all students.
f. Ensure any problems associated with accommodation are dealt with quickly and effectively
g. Providing the co-ordination between students and staff to actively encourage the “ADA family” environment
h. Assisting the Facilities Director in preparation of budget forecasts in respect of residence accommodation.
i. Although the office hours/days are Monday-Friday 9am-6pm (min 40hrs/week), additional time and
   weekend working may be required in order to successfully fulfill the role.
j. Responsible for apartments for faculty and for guest apartments

Requirements
a. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role or other relevant experience
b. Experience of working in a team environment
c. Organizational skills
d. Communication Skills both oral and written
e. People Management skills
f. Effective team player
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g. Self-motivated and proactive
h. Enjoys student interaction                                                                        June 5 2009
i. Customer focused


Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.

Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 18th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az



Position: Receptionist (Facilities Management)

Departament Description
The Facilities Management Department of the new Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy is responsible for providing
support across the campus for the building infrastructure and environment and for associated support services.

Position Summary
The Receptionist will greet visitors to campus in a friendly and professional manner. Visitors will be registered
and directed toward the correct meeting room or office as necessary. The Receptionist will also be
knowledgeable on the campus facilities and personnel so that visitor’s questions can be answered. Will be based
on campus however, will be prepared to work off campus on the existing ADA building if required.


Responsibilities
a. Present a warm, friendly and professional greeting for all visitors
b. Direct visitors to their meeting location and advise the ADA personnel of their arrival
c. Register all visitors in the building register and issue visitor passes and badges.
d. Liaise with other building receptionists and FM personnel to co-ordinate arrivals of VIP’s and other
   important guests.
e. Check meeting room availability and book meeting rooms for staff when requested.
f. Liaise with transport and parking supervisor to ensure visitor parking and in-house driver bookings are
   effectively coordinated.
g. Book taxis for visitors when requested
h. The receptionist may be required to work in any of the campus reception positions

Requirements
a. Minimum of 0-1years experience in a similar role
b. Working on a University campus or similar environment
c. Experience of working in a team environment
d. Computer skills
e. Communication Skills both oral and written
f. Customer focused
g. Languages English, Azeri and Russian – good
h. Although the office days/time are Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (min of 40hrs/week), additional time and
   weekend working will be required in order to successfully fulfill the role
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Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
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(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.

Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 18th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az



Position: Security Guard (Facilities Management)

Departament Description
The Facilities Management Department of the new Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy is responsible for providing
support across the campus for the building infrastructure and environment and for associated support services.

Position Summary
The Security guards role is to effectively monitoring the onsite security to ensure a safe environment for
students, staff and visitors. Will be based on campus however will be prepared to work off campus on the
existing ADA building if required.


Responsibilities
a. Campus control room monitoring
b. Quick and effective response to any security breaches or situations
c. Patrolling the campus grounds and perimeter fencing
d. Proactive security checks on campus
e. Checking and controlling vehicle entry and exit from campus
f. Security monitoring in buildings on campus

Requirements
a. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role
b. Security Control Room experience desirable
c. Experience of working in a team environment
d. Communication Skills both oral and written
e. Customer focused
f. Shift working will be required in a monthly Rota of nights and then days

Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.



Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 18th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az
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Position: Transportation & Parking Supervisor
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(Facilities Management)

Department Description
The Facilities Management Department of the new Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy is responsible for providing
support across the campus for the building infrastructure and environment and for associated support services.

Position Summary
The Transportation and Parking Supervisors role is to ensure the effective management of the campus vehicle
access and egress, parking provision and the in-house drivers. The supervisor must ensure that students, staff and
visitors have a safe and timely access and egress from campus. Will be based on campus however will be
prepared to work off campus on the existing ADA building if required.


Responsibilities
g. Ensuring an effective transport access and egress from campus including peak times.
h. Organization of pick up and drop off guests from airport to hotel or guest house.
i. Effective use of the parking spaces for students, staff and visitors
j. Management of the parking space allocation process
k. Management of the in-house drivers to ensure planning of their time and availability to meet the ADA
   business requirements
l. Vehicle maintenance and safety
m. Driver logs and fuel management
n. Liaison with other FM supervisors i.e. Security
o. Training & development of staff to ensure a highly motivated team
p. Preparation of budget forecasts for vehicle maintenance in collaboration with the Facilities Director and
   Finance team
q. Although officials workings days/time are -Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (min of 40hrs/week), additional
   time and weekend working may be required in order to successfully fulfill the role.

Requiremetns

a.   Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role
b.   Experience of management of staff 1-2 years
c.   Experience of working in a team environment
d.   Communication Skills both oral and written
e.   People Management skills
f.   Customer focused
g.   Planning works and resources

Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or pdf format, attached to an e-mail message :
(1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected
salary (in AZN), (2) a current resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.



Send materials via e-mail to recruitment@ada.edu.az specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is 18th March 2012

ADA offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For
more information about ADA, please visit www.ada.edu.az
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                           CDC Development Solutions

CDS AZERBAIJAN COUNTRY DIRECTOR AND PROGRAM MANAGER

DESCRIPTION

CDC Development Solutions (CDS) is seeking highly experienced country and program manager candidates to
apply for the position of CDS Azerbaijan (AZ) Country Director & Program Manager. The successful candidate
must have extensive Azerbaijan experience and have strong Russian and English language skills. This person
will also have extensive experience in the private sector and, preferably, within the international development
sectors with deep experience in enterprise, SME, and supplier development programs.

LOCATION

   Baku, AZ -- with extensive travel in AZ and regionally.


RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

Country Leadership

   Represent CDS and the project to governmental, commercial, civil society and other stakeholders.

   Contribute to and implement CDS AZ strategic plan.

   Ensure proper and timely technical and financial reporting as per contracts, national and international laws
    and regulations, and CDS policies.

Enterprise and Local Content Development:

   Design and implement programs for Enterprise and Local Content Development in AZ.

   Interface with Supply Chain, Procurement leadership from leading international and Azerbaijanioil and gas
    companies and their suppliers.

Project Management

   Recruit, select, hire, and supervise key office and technical staff to implement CDS AZ programs.

   Initiate, plan, implement, monitor, evaluate, and complete CDS’ AZ Local Content and Enterprise
    Development Programs

   Communicate with client to set expectations, maintain timely information exchanges and ensure high client
    satisfaction.

Business Development & Thought Leadership
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   Identify CDS business opportunities within the clients’ commercial, procurement/supply, and CSR policies,
    strategies and practices.                                                                     June 5 2009

   Lead AZ programs bid preparation, including technical approach and budget.

   Publish appropriate thought leadership articles and contribute to CDS blogs and other outreach tools.



QUALIFICATIONS

   At least ten years in managing complex business and organizational development programs.
   At least five years’ experience in AZ, Caucasus-Caspian Sea region, and/or Central Asia
   Experience creating domestic/international business linkages and creating/implementing public-private
    partnerships.
   Master’s degree or equivalent in business or international development.
   Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor diverse team of employees.
   Fluent Russian language ability required, Azeri language proficiency preferred.
   Strong written and interpersonal communication skills (in English) with an ability to interact with a very
    broad spectrum of stakeholders.
   Previous experience with efforts to measurably improve business, technical and procurement capabilities of
    enterprises in numerous business sectors oil and gas supply chain focus is highly desirable.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and CV to AzerbaijanOpportunities@cdc.org. Only short-
listed candidates will be contacted.




PROGRAM MANAGER

DESCRIPTION

CDC Development Solutions (CDS) is seeking seasoned program manager candidates to apply for the position of
CDS Azerbaijan (AZ) Country Director & Program Manager. The successful candidate must have extensive
Azerbaijan experience and have strong Russian and English language skills. This person will also have
extensive experience in the private sector and, preferably, within the international development sectors with deep
experience in enterprise, SME, and supplier development programs.

LOCATION

   Baku, AZ -- with extensive travel in AZ and regionally.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

Country Leadership
 Represent CDS and the project to governmental, commercial, civil society and other stakeholders.
 Contribute to and implement CDS AZ strategic plan.
 Ensure proper and timely technical and financial reporting as per contracts, national and international laws
   and regulations, and CDS policies.

Enterprise and Local Content Development:
 Design and implement programs for Enterprise and Local Content Development in AZ.
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   Interface with Supply Chain, Procurement leadership from leading international and Azerbaijani oil and gas
    companies and their suppliers.                                                                  June 5 2009

Project Management
 Recruit, select, hire, and supervise key office and technical staff to implement CDS AZ programs.
 Initiate, plan, implement, monitor, evaluate, and complete CDS’ AZ Local Content and Enterprise
    Development Programs
 Communicate with client to set expectations, maintain timely information exchanges and ensure high client
    satisfaction.

Business Development & Thought Leadership
 Identify CDS business opportunities within the clients’ commercial, procurement/supply, and CSR policies,
   strategies and practices.
 Lead AZ programs bid preparation, including technical approach and budget.
 Publish appropriate thought leadership articles and contribute to CDS blogs and other outreach tools.


QUALIFICATIONS

   At least ten years in managing complex business and organizational development programs.
   At least five years’ experience in AZ, Caucasus-Caspian Sea region, and/or Central Asia
   Experience creating domestic/international business linkages and creating/implementing public-private
    partnerships.
   Master’s degree or equivalent in business or international development.
   Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor diverse team of employees.
   Fluent Russian language ability required, Azeri language proficiency preferred.
   Strong written and interpersonal communication skills (in English) with an ability to interact with a very
    broad spectrum of stakeholders.
   Previous experience with efforts to measurably improve business, technical and procurement capabilities of
    enterprises in numerous business sectors oil and gas supply chain focus is highly desirable.


Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and CV to AzerbaijanOpportunities@cdc.org. Only short-
listed candidates will be contacted.




                                  US Embassy in Azerbaijan
Vacancy: Purchasing Agent
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 12-04
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Purchasing Agent
GRADE: FSN-7; FP-7
OPENING DATE: February 28, 2012
CLOSING DATE: March 13, 2012
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
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SALARY: *Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): US$39,994 p.a. (Starting gross salary) (Position Grade: FP-7 to be
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confirmed by Washington)
*Ordinarily Resident (OR): US$23,118 p.a. (Starting gross salary) (Position Grade: FSN-7)
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR
RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Embassy in Baku is seeking an individual for the position of Purchasing Agent in the General Services
Section.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Procures a variety of commodities and services for the Embassy by contract, requisition, purchase order,
purchase card action or using petty cash.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human
Resources Office. Contact ext. 4637.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive
information supporting each item.
1. At least two years of full-time post-secondary study at college or university is required.
2. Three years of progressively responsible experience in a Western business or embassy working in business
management, project management, finance, accounting, economics, or procurement is required.
3. Level IV (Fluent) in English, Azerbaijani and Russian is required.
4. Must have good working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Internet Explorer, and MS Outlook.


SELECTION PROCESS
When fully qualified, US. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and US Veterans are given preference.
Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the
application.


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining
successful candidacy.
2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or
Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to
apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
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5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for
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advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position
with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


TO APPLY
Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will not be considered:
1. Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or A current resume
or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus
2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their
application.
3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the
qualification requirements of the position as listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Hard copies:
Human Resources Office
Address: 83 Azadlig Prospecty,
Baku AZ1007, Azerbaijan
Or electronic copies:
E-mail: BakuHRMailbox@state.gov


POINT OF CONTACT
HR Office
Telephone: 498-03-35
FAX: 498-17-42
http://azerbaijan.usembassy.gov


DEFINITIONS
1. U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) – For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a
qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:
   U.S. Citizen; and,
   Spouse or unmarried child at least 18 years old; and,
   Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member assigned to or
    stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority, or at an office of the American Institute in
    Taiwan; and either:
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1. Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post of assignment abroad or at an office
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of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
2. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.


2. EFM: An individual related to a US Government employee in one of the following ways:
   Spouse;
   Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support. The
    term shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and adopted children and those under legal
    guardianship of the employee or the spouse when such children are expected to be under such legal
    guardianship until they reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the
    guardian;
   Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of the employee or of the spouse, when such
    parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support;
   Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, or
    of the spouse, when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried,
    and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support.


3. Member of Household (MOH) – An individual who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed
service member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S. Foreign Service post or establishment abroad, or at
an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. An MOH is:
   Not an EFM; and,
   Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,
   Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part of his/her household.


A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative or adult child who
falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family member. A MOH does not have to
be a U.S. Citizen.


4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who:
   Is not a citizen of the host country; and,
   Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and,
   Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,
   Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN).


NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.
5. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or US citizen who:
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   Is locally resident; and,
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   Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,
   Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.


All OR employees, including US citizens, are compensated in accordance with the LCP.


CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: March 13, 2012


The US Mission in Baku provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or
sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all
personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal
opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail
themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts
for relief.
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                            Global Faculty Grants Program
Open Society Institute – New York

Baku Education Information Centre

We are very pleased to announce the new Global Faculty Grants Program (GFGP). The GFGP replaces our
former Faculty Development Fellowship Program and offers two separate tracks for faculty, depending on their
experience and goals:

TRACK I (TEACHING TRACK) is devoted primarily to developing the teaching and research expertise of younger
faculty with an eye towards encouraging improved course content via improved research and pedagogy. These
fellowships last up to 10 months, are not renewable, and are tenable at universities arranged by program
administrators.

Track I is open to mid-career academics holding a PhD or the local equivalent and teaching full-time (with some
exceptions—see attachment) at a reform-minded department in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, and Nepal. Applicants must also hold citizenship in an eligible country.
Complete eligibility criteria and description are found on the program announcement (attached).

TRACK II (RESEARCH TRACK) is devoted to helping well-established faculty to pursue research (at universities
outside of their home country) leading to publication. These fellowships last up to 5 months, and are renewable
once, after residence in the home country for a minimum one (1) year.

Track II is open to well-established academics teaching and researching full-time in Nepal, Afghanistan,
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Egypt, Jordan, and Palestine.
Complete eligibility criteria and program description are found on the program announcement (attached).

The deadline for applications is: April 15, 2012

Baku Education Information Center
Azerbaijan
Baku, AZ1065
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www.beic.az
iiskenderova@beic.az
office@beic.az




                           SUMMER PEACEBUILDING
                                PROGRAM
              NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FULL & PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
                    10 Full and Multiple Partial Scholarships Awarded Annually

                                       Summer Peacebuilding Program

                                           May 28-June 15, 2012

                                            SIT Graduate Institute

                                            Brattleboro, VT, USA

                               Graduate Certificate in Conflict Transformation

                       May 28-June 20, 2012 at SIT and Sept. 2012-May 2013 on-line


TOPICS OF STUDY: Conflict analysis and interventions, inter-communal dialogue, negotiation and mediation,
peacebuilding and development, healing and reconciliation, peace education, training skills, issues of global
relations, and more.

PARTICIPANTS: Human rights workers, non-profit and NGO middle- and senior-level managers, government
employees, mental health professionals, educators, and graduate students from around the GLOBE. View
profiles of previous participants and their testimonials.

FACULTY: A diverse team of international experts and active practitioners, including: Dr. Paula Green, EdD
(USA); Dr. Tatsushi Arai, PhD (Japan); Dr. Kevin Clements, PhD (New Zealand); Baht Latumbo, MA
(Philippines); Dr. Joseph Sebarenzi, PhD (Rwanda); Susie Belleci, MA (USA); Paddy Moore, MA (USA); Dr.
George Lakey, PhD (USA; Dr. Ken Williams, EdD (Barbados).


The Summer Peacebuilding Program is a three-credit graduate course that can be taken independently or applied
                       toward the Graduate Certificate in Conflict Transformation.

                                   Application Deadline: April 15, 2012.

                               For more information visit: www.sit.edu/contact

                                     or write to contactprogram@sit.edu
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                                     National Budget Group
Dear Colleagues,

National Budget Group (NBG) announces a competition on the preparation of the analytical document called
“Budget and budget policy of the comparative analysis in the countries of the region”. The study which included
various regions which Azerbaijan is a part of (South Caucasus, the CIS, the Middle East, the Caspian littoral
states) countries and the main part of the budget, should be devoted to the analysis of policy. The total budget is
$ 3000.

In order to participate in the first stage of the competition, a concept paper consisting of 500 words should be
prepared. This document should include tools, information about selection criteria and compared countries. The
deadline for submission of the document is 15 March, 2012. Concepts “Regional Budget Policy” in the title
should be sent to the address office@nbg.az


The participants will be invited for an interview on the concepts of winning the competition. Elected after
every two stages, the researcher (s) are involved in the development of an analytical document (s) and fee
provided for in the document, and then get ready. Analytical processing of the document in the form of a single
or 2-person team may be carried out.

On 29 February 2012, at 15:00, information session will be held in Open Society Institute,
Hasan Aliyev str. 117A. You can send your questions to office@nbg.az.




            WORLD ASSOCIATION OF ETHICS AND
              DEVELOPMENT” and “ETHICAL
                   ADVISORY GROUP

                                          INTERNSHIP opportunities

The concept of internship has been widely spread throughout the world and even in the developed countries
youth are employed through participation in several internship programs prior to the commencement of their
major career. This is due to the fact that during internships participants receive education, carry out
systematically continued research, cooperate with different specialized experts and show their worth by getting
accustomed to teamwork.
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In this regard, “WORLD ASSOCIATION OF ETHICS AND DEVELOPMENT” (WAED) and “ETHICAL
ADVISORY GROUP” (EAG) are jointly offering to you an opportunity to undertake an internship. June 5 2009 During the
actual internship you will be working together with professionals, who have established themselves as experts in
their fields of expertise, and will get a unique opportunity to gain experience by getting involved in different
works. At the same time, you will participate in a series of trainings and will receive different assignments which
are suitable to your field of specialization/major and interests.

Admission to the internship program consists of 3 stages:

- During the 1st stage the most appropriate applicants are selected from the pool of submitted CVs.(CVs shall be
clear and detailed),

- During the 2nd stage shortlisted applicants are invited to sit on a written exam

- During the 3rd stage applicants shortlisted from the written exam are invited for an interview

The duration and hours of the internship program will be agreed together with candidates who will be admitted
as interns. For the majority the internship will be part-time.

Those who are admitted will undergo an internship for a certain period in the abovementioned institutions.
Following successful completion of the internship program, the fellows will gain a certain advantage when
applying for suitable jobs by noting this experience on their CVs. At the same time, after the completion of the
program the fellows may be given recommendation letters if deemed necessary. Also, following the completion
of the program some of the fellows may receive work offers to work on a permanent and paid basis in one of the
aforementioned institutions.

Requirements:

- Intermediate knowledge of English (those with a greater level will be preferred)

- Basic computer skills

- Applicants who are specializing in law, economics, accounting, finance, taxation, banking, management,
marketing, international economic relations and similar fields will have an advantage

- Good knowledge of one’s specialty/major

Those who want to take part in the competition must submit their CVs (with a photo) by the 1st of March, 22:00
hours. The shortlisted applicants will be contacted via email and the dates and venues of the next stages will be
communicated via email during the following 5 working days.

Please, send your CVs to: mahir.humbatov@bridgeplaza.az




                             AMERICAN COUNCILS

LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM in Azerbaijan
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The Legislative Fellows Program (LFP) is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the
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US Department of State. In Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine it is
administered by American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS.

LFP Program Goals are: to strengthen understanding of U.S. legislative process; to enhance appreciation of the
role of civil society and its engagement in the political process; to create partnerships between U.S. and foreign
institutions; to establish a common language for developing practical solutions for shared problems and
concerns.

Important Facts: The fellows of the 2012 program year will be selected through a competitive application
process. All interested candidates should apply online at: https://ais.americancouncils.org. Semifinalists will be
selected based on their applications and then interviews will be conducted at the American Councils office in
Baku. Final decision upon finalists will be made by the independent committee members at American Councils
DC                                                                                                        office.

Upon arrival in the United States fellows will participate in a three-day intensive introduction to the U.S.
political process. Fellows will then begin their 4-5 week long fellowships across the United States in federal and
state legislative and executive offices, city halls, and NGOs immersing themselves in the daily operations of state
governance, government oversight, and citizen participation. At the end of the program, Fellows will be given a
unique opportunity to meet Professional Fellows from around the world at a wrap-up conference organized by
the State Department in Washington, DC. For more information view http://lfp.americancouncils.org/

Anyone who meets below listed eligibility requirements can participate in the program:

   Be 25 to 35 years of age Azerbaijan citizen at the time of application;
   Be a college graduate (equivalent of a Bachelor's degree or higher);
   Be proficient in English, as demonstrated by paper based TOEFL scores over 500, IBT scores over 61 or its
    equivalent (for example, university-level study in an English-speaking program or IELTS band 6 or higher).
    If you have none of these and are selected as a semi-finalist, we will give you an institutional TOEFL exam;
   Have relevant experience in and commitment to a career in the public sector;
   Have demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills.
    Important Date:
    Deadline for Legislative Fellows Program fall season: March 18, 2012

    For more information please contact us:

    American Councils for International Education
    40 J. Jabbarli Street, 2nd Floor, Baku, Azerbaijan, AZ1065

    Tel./Fax: +994124367529/30/31;

    Cell phone: +994519963462

    Email: LFP@americancouncils.az;

    Naila Nabiyeva

    LFP Program Officer




                         OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIONS
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                   INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPORT PROGRAM
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                                 ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

                                           invites applications for the

                            International Scholars Fellow ship Program

                                        2012-2013 academic year

 The International Scholars Fellowship Program selects highly qualified scholars in the social sciences and
humanities to assist Academic Fellowship Program (AFP) partner departments where Returning Scholars are
placed. Various numbers of Returning Scholars are supported in every AFP partner department on their own
fellowships. The International Scholars advise on the overall reform agenda of the departments and share with
departmental colleagues the latest developments in their discipline, collaborate on the introduction of new
courses, and encourage the development of skills critical to academic work. Perhaps the greatest, and most
needed, contribution of International Scholars is the expert advice they offer on curriculum development and
academic planning.

International Scholars share their experience with the department on a consultative basis. They work on-site with
the departmental faculty members and PhD students during two or three short and intense visits in the academic
year, and remain in touch with colleagues between visits.

Fellows are placed in departments that have been carefully selected as AFP partners. Partnerships are
established on the basis of the departments' openness to change and advancement, and clear visions for future
development. Within these departments, the AFP Returning Scholars Fellowship Program supports talented
scholars who, after earning a postgraduate degree abroad, seek university positions and academic careers in their
home countries. A list of current AFP partner departments can be found on the program’s website
(http://www.soros.org/initiatives/hesp/focus/afp). The list is subject to change in the 2012-2013 academic year.

Supported fields are: anthropology, area/cultural studies, economics, gender studies, history, human rights
& public law, international relations, journalism/media studies, philosophy, political science, psychology,
public policy/environmental studies, public policy/public health, social work, and sociology. The program
does not support scholars in philology, the visual and performing arts, and business.

Candidates must be well-established or senior scholars and hold an internationally-recognized PhD (or
equivalent highest degree awarded in the academic field). AFP accepts applications for placements in Albania,
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia,
Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine.

Fellowships begin in August or September 2012 and last one academic year. Fellowships include a modest
stipend, transportation, accommodation, and various other allowances, and can be renewed.

Application deadline: May 10, 2012.
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http://www.soros.org/initiatives/hesp/focus/afp

                                       Higher Education Support Program

                                       Academic Fellowship Program

                                Oktober 6 utca 12, H-1051, Budapest, Hungary

                                              E-mail: afp@osi.hu

                                         Telephone: (36-1) 882 – 3219

                                            Fax:   (36-1) 882 3112

   For additional information or inquiries on the program in the South Caucasus region, please contact:

                                       Magda Magradze or Tina Bregvadze

                        Academic Fellowship Program South Caucasus Regional Office

                    10 Chovelidze Str., Tbilisi 0108, Georgia, Tel./fax: (+995 32) 291 27 84

                                    Email: afp@osgf.ge or cafp@osfg.ge

                                                      ***

                   INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPORT PROGRAM

                                 ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

                                          Invites applications for the

                              Returning Scholars Fellow ship Program

                                        2012-13 academic years

 The Returning Scholars Fellowship Program invites applications from talented scholars who seek university
positions and academic careers in their home countries after studying abroad. The program operates in Albania,
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova,
Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine.

The Returning Scholars Fellowship Program supports scholars from these countries who have received (or will
receive by September 2012) an internationally competitive Master’s or postgraduate degree in the following
fields: anthropology, area/cultural studies, economics, gender studies, history, human rights & public law,
international relations, journalism/media studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, public policy/
environmental studies, public policy/public health, social work, and sociology. The program does not
support scholars in philology, the visual and performing arts, and business.
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AFP fellows are placed in carefully selected university departments that are amenable to change and demonstrate
a realistic and clear vision for future development. The program, which represents part of a consciousJune 5 2009
                                                                                                        strategy to
combat “brain drain,” helps universities in the region retain promising young scholars, who are essential to the
revitalization of departments and to the sustainability of higher education reforms. Fellowships comprise
monthly stipends and various allowances, including departmental, professional development, and mobility funds,
and are renewable. Returning Scholars and partner departments also benefit from the presence of AFP-supported
International Scholars, who provide expert mentorship in such areas as professional development, curriculum
development and reform, research methods, and teaching/learning methodologies specific for their discipline.
Fellowships begin in August or September 2012 and last one academic year. The program supports placement
of Returning Scholars only in AFP partner departments. An interested scholar already associated with a
department that is not supported by AFP either will be ineligible or may discuss the possibility of
relocating to a qualifying department at another university. A list of current AFP partner departments can be
found on the program’s website (http://www.soros.org/initiatives/hesp/focus/afp). The list is subject to change in
the 2012-13 academic year.

Application deadline: May 10, 2012.

Applications should be submitted via Online Application System (https://oas.soros.org/oas/ ). For application
procedure and guidelines, please see the program web site: http://www.soros.org/initiatives/hesp/focus/afp

Potential applicants are advised to explore placement possibilities with an AFP Region Manager or Country
Coordinator before applying. For inquiries in Azerbaijan, please contact:

                                               Shahla Aliguliyeva

                                 Academic Fellowship Program Country Office

  Center for Innovations in Education, 187 Vidadi street, Baku AZ1000, Azerbaijan, Tel.: (+994 12) 498 60 43

                             Email: saliguliyeva@cie.az; shahla_ramzi@yahoo.com

                                                       ***

                   INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPORT PROGRAM

                                  ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

                                    Call f or Departmental Partners

                                           2012-2013 Academic Year

The Academic Fellowship Program (AFP) is expanding its cooperation with university departments in the social
sciences and humanities. AFP is seeking departments interested in forming new partnerships with the program in
the academic year 2012–2013.

To be eligible, departments must be at universities in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina,
Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia,
Tajikistan, or Ukraine.
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An ideal AFP partner department is part of a classical state university and is working in one of the following
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disciplines: anthropology, area/cultural studies, economics, gender studies, history, human rights & public
law, international relations, journalism/media studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, public
policy/environmental studies, public policy/public health, social work or sociology.

For additional information, consultation, and application forms, interested departments in Azerbaijan region
should contact:

                                               Shahla Aliguliyeva

                                  Academic Fellowship Program Country Office

  Center for Innovations in Education, 187 Vidadi street, Baku AZ1000, Azerbaijan, Tel.: (+994 12) 498 60 43

                             Email: saliguliyeva@cie.az; shahla_ramzi@yahoo.com

Application deadline: April 1, 2012.

Detailed information on the AFP program can be found at: http://www.soros.org/initiatives/hesp/focus/afp
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                       Alumni of U.S. Universities Wanted!

Would you like to represent your U.S. alma mater in Azerbaijan? Share your U.S. university experience with
Azerbaijani students? Guide interested young people to a rich and rewarding educational experience in the U.S.?

WHO: Alumni (American or Azeri) of U.S. higher education institutions

WHAT: EducationUSA Alumni Education Fair?
An EducationUSA alumni education fair will be organized for the second time in Azerbaijan by US Embassy,
and Baku Education Information Center. While traditional EducationUSA fairs involve representatives of U.S.
universities traveling to various countries to recruit students, the alumni fair model allows the EAC to reach out
to host country nationals on a grassroots level by involving Azerbaijani alumni of U.S. universities, U.S. foreign
service officers and family members, Peace Corps Volunteers and others who have studied in the U.S. to share
their experience in the U/S. higher education system.

WHEN: NOW!
Is the time to express interest in participating so that the shipment of recruitment materials from your alma mater
can be arranged in time for the fair itself, which will take place in
May , at 3-5 pm, 19/2012

WHERE: US-Azerbaijan Education Center

WHY: Why not?
Participating in the alumni fair will take only 2 hours of your time, but you will accomplish a lot. You will not
only help support the education outreach goals of the EAC, you’ll also get to meet a lot of bright, eager young
Azeri students. (You don't need to be an expert on your university--just a willing cheerleader! The primary
language of the fair will be English, so knowledge of Azerbaijani is not required.)

HOW: Take 5 minutes to complete this online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Caucasus-
Alumni2012 .

Before March 20th.
We will use the details you provide to plan logistics and solicit materials from your school.
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                                                                                                         June 5 2009

                                         Call for volunteers!!

Azerbaijani Alumni Association (AAA) is looking for Azerbaijanis who would like to volunteer for an
orphanage project at Umid Yeri. Though AAA prefers alumni from FLEX, MUSKIE, UGRAD, etc., the
organization will gladly take all the help they can. The project is at its early stages, which includes weekly
English classes to children as young as four and as old as eighteen. Teaching supplies and a taxi ride to and from
the homeless shelter are provided for you. If you take particular interest in this, which I promise you will, as the
children are very dear, more projects are being developed for the shelter that you could be a part of.

If you have little time, you could always devote a few hours a month, whatever you are comfortable with. The
payoff is incredible. The children need to experience working with people who care, and it greatly helps them to
meet successful people like you!
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                                                                                         March 2, 2012

                                                                                                     June 5 2009




                                      Conversation Classes
Dear all,

We are inviting you to participate in the series of 6 English conversation group classes that will be led by Ayla
Azizova an alumnus of 2 programs sponsored by US government. Thanks to those programs Ayla has passed a
one academic year in Utica College of Syracuse University in 1998-1999 and gained a Master's Degree in Public
Administration from Syracuse University in 2004. She has also passed internships in Rhode Island State
Treasury Department and in Brookings Institution - one of the leading US think tanks. Currently Ayla works as a
Finance Advisor at BP Azerbaijan.

Please find below more information about the class

Class size:   15 people (selected on first come first serve basis)

Audience:      people aged from 15-30 years, who want to improve their conversational English

Time:          each of 6 Saturdays starting from March 3rd, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Topic:         to be announced later this week

Venue:        Caspian Business Center, 2-nd floor

				
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