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Fixer for John Stanmeyer

My friend John Stanmeyer of the agency VII will be coming to Bangladesh on the 26th November. I am helping him in locating a good fixer for 8-10 days. Let me know if you are interested.

John Stanmeyer/VII

© John Stanmeyer/VII

John Stanmeyer is a co-founding member of VII, is a contract photographer with Time Magazine since 1998, and works regularly on assignment with National Geographic magazine.

© John Stanmeyer/VII

© John Stanmeyer/VII

Born in the United States and presently living in Indonesia, the 43-year-old has spent more than 10 years focusing on Asian issues. For seven years, he has been working on a book about the AIDS epidemic throughout Asia, as well as continuing his photographic documentation on the radical changes in Indonesia since 1997. He has been the recipient of numerous honors, including the Robert Capa, Magazine Photographer of the Year, as well as World Press and Picture of the Year awards.

© John Stanmeyer/VII

© John Stanmeyer/VII

Recognitions:_Robert Capa- 2000, NPPA First Place Feature Story, Mental Health in Asia/2004, World Press- 1999, POY-Magazine Photographer of the Year/1 st place 1999, POY-Magazine Photographer of the Year/2 nd place 2001, POY-Magazine Photographer of the Year/3 rd place 2002, POY-Issues Reporting 1 st place: Indonesia 2002, POY-Issues Reporting 1 st place: Afghanistan and China 2001, POY-News Feature Story: Fall of Indonesian President 2001, POY-Issues Reporting: Afghanistan and China 2001, POY-News Picture Story 1999, POY-Picture Story 1999, POY-Global News 1998, POY-Portrait/Sudan 1993, NPPA -News Feature Story 2001, FCC-News Feature Story 2001& 2002, SOPA (Society of Publishers in Asia)-Best News Photography: 2000, 2001, 2003, PDN (Photo district News)-First Place, Features: Vietnam 2000. SAJA, First Place, Pakistan/India 2003, SAJA Award, Pakistan, Karachi & Mental Health in Asia, 2004.

© John Stanmeyer/VII

© John Stanmeyer/VI

© John Stanmeyer/VII

© John Stanmeyer/VII

Khaled Adnan is now working with John Stanmeyer

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AFP Dhaka needs a photographer

AFP Dhaka currently has an opening for a photographer which will probably begin in January 2009. The candidate would need to speak fluent English. He/she would also need to write captions in English.

KANYABAYONGA, DR Congo (AFP) - Laurent Nkunda's rebel group announced Tuesday it was withdrawing fighters from around a strategic eastern town in the Democratic Republic of Congo to boost a UN envoy's peace mission.

KANYABAYONGA, DR Congo (AFP) - Laurent Nkunda

They are also looking for a temporary photographer for a one-month period for the month of December. This person would also be welcome to apply for the permanent position, but it would not necessarily guarantee them the job.

An Algerian woman grieving for her brother. Hocine/AFP

An Algerian woman grieving for her brother

If you are interested in either the temporary post or the permanent position, please send me a recent CV and a link to your best work. Please do not send me images by email.

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has 2,900 staff and stringers spread across 165 countries… and produces 400,000 – 600,000 words, 2 to 3,000 photos and 80 news graphics and 30 video clips each day. It has around the worldJournalists in 165 countries in 5 regional headquarters.

Muniruzzaman has been appointed the photographer for AFP

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AIN O SALISH KENDRA (ASK)

Designation: Assistant Researcher (1 Person)

Job Responsibility:

• Implement all planned activities of the unit
• Assist research activities
• Identify research needs; data collection, tabulation and analysis.
• Prepare questionnaires, tables and research report, prepare case studies and reports
• Conduct surveys and FGD
• Collect information from government and non-government institutions and prepare bibliography.
• Filing documents, prepare bills, vouchers and budgets etc

Qualification:

• Masters Degree of Social Science or equivalent or LL.M. The applicant with experience in research work will be given preference.
• Competency in English (Writing and speaking)
• Women are encouraged to apply.

Salary: As per ASK Salary Structure.

Applications with CV and names of referees, and one passport size photograph are to be submitted by November 15, 2008 to The Executive Director, Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK), 26/3 Purana Paltan Line, Dhaka 1000.

ASK is a Fair Opportunities Employer. Any persuasion will be considered as disqualification of the candidate.

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Panos South Asia

Country Representative, Bangladesh

Station: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Reporting to: Executive Director

The Job description

Overall responsibilities:

Provide leadership and vision in developing Bangladesh operations as a country office of the Panos Institute. Develop the office as an independent information and communications organisation with a reputation for quality, innovation and influence in Bangladesh, the region and internationally.

Encourage a working environment that promotes creative thinking and assists staff to achieve their full potential in working within an equal opportunities framework. Manage and build a highly effective and motivated team of specialist staff based in Bangladesh.

Develop medium to long-term strategy for Bangladesh, including a strategy for institutional sustainability of the country office through regional fund-raising, cost recovery and sale of services where appropriate.

Institutional and Programme Development and implementation

Ensure that the country office maintains a strong profile in all its relevant constituencies and particularly among donors, the media, international and governmental organisations, government departments, NGO and research communities.

In accordance with Panos’ values and principles, promote debate about the role of information in development and raise the profile of the country office through research, writing, broadcasting, conference papers and well-targeted dissemination of Panos South Asia publications and activities.

Maintain links with other NGOs, media partners and regional and international

institutions, forge appropriate alliances, and play an active role in national and regional networking.

Develop and manage new projects and activities in consultation with the Executive Director and Director of Programmes, Panos programme staff and contribute to the Project Coordination Meetings.

Manage on-going projects and contracts in Bangladesh including sub-contracted consultancies, commissions and editorial and production services, and fulfilment of donor reporting requirements.

Manage regional projects involving Media Pluralism theme and ICT4D related activities.

Management, funding and financial control

Ensure that effective management structures are in place in Bangladesh to achieve the organisation’s goals.

Provide overall strategic context and leadership for appropriate planning in the country office, including the budgeting process, targets, standards, and monitoring and evaluation procedures.

Establish and manage line-management structures and where necessary recruit

national staff; maintain and develop effective network of national consultants and freelancers. Ensure personnel policies meet legal requirements and are in-line with Panos employment codes of practice.

Maintain regular contact with and report to the Executive Director, attend the Senior Management Team meetings of Panos South Asia, attend other inter-office meetings as required. Produce the required narrative reports to fulfil the statutory obligations in Bangladesh. .

Responsible for developing and implementing a national fundraising strategy

Manage the finances of the country office, and coordinate with the Chief Financial Officer and follow appropriate accounting controls.

Draw up annual work plan and budget for the Executive Director’s approval.

The Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin (www.tcd.ie/Geography/) is seeking a post-doctoral researcher to work on a 4-year project in the area of consumption, environment and sustainability (ConsEnSus). The project is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency under the STRIVE programme (www.epa.ie). ConsEnSus is a collaborative project between the Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin, the School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI, Galway, and the Department of Geography, NUI, Galway. The research will focus on four key areas of household (over)consumption that currently impact negatively on the environment and hamper sustainable development: transport, energy, water and food.

The position will start in January 2009 and will attract a salary of approximately EUR 48,000 including a 10% pension contribution.

The candidate should demonstrate both a strong academic background in the social sciences and good project management skills (including budget monitoring, web-design skills, Excel and other applications). Candidates should hold a PhD upon commencing this post. The ideal candidate will have research experience in the areas of environmental policy and quantitative and qualitative research methods. A background in environmental economics would be an advantage.

More information on the position and details of how to apply:

Please email an electronic copy of your CV with publications list, cover letter and a list of 3 references to:

Dr Frances Fahy

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Managing Editor Prince Claus Fund Library

Dear friend of the Prince Claus Fund,

It is our pleasure to herewith inform you that the Prince Claus Fund is looking for a Managing Editor of the Prince Claus Fund Library.
Please find attached the profile and job description for this position.

For more information: http://www.princeclausfund.org/en/what_we_do/publications/library.shtml

We would like to ask you to distribute this information to persons and organisations that could be of help in finding the right person for this position.

Thank you in advance,
yours sincerely,

The Prince Claus Fund

job-description-managing-editor-of-the-prince-claus-fund-library

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Postdoctoral Fellow – Consumption, Environment and Sustainability

University of Dublin, Trinity College,
Status: 4 year contract
Salary: EUR 48,000 including a 10% pension contribution
Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday, 17th October, 2008Post Summary

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