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Deputy Director for Central Asia | Program Coordinator for Eurasia | Program Coordinator - Civic Space Initiative | Program Assistant/Program Officer

Deputy Director for Central Asia

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (“ICNL”) is seeking a full-time Deputy Director for Central Asia based in Almaty, Kazakhstan to provide support in the implementation of its Eurasia program to promote and protect civil society.  ICNL works with governments, civil society organizations, and the international community to develop the legal framework for civil society, philanthropy, and public participation in over 100 countries.  Please see www.icnl.org for additional information on our work.

DUTIES

Under the direction of ICNL’s –Program Director for Central Asia (CA), the Deputy Director will undertake the following duties:

  • Coordinate the implementation of a multi-million dollar project throughout CA;
  • Ensure compliance with US government rules and regulations and ICNL internal policies, as well as those of private funders when applicable;
  • Lead program reporting efforts;
  • Ensure project finances remain on track to accomplish activities and deliverables within budget restrictions and in compliance with US government regulations and ICNL internal policies;
  • Prepare and manage contracts with staff and consultants;
  • Prepare workplans, performance monitoring tools, and other funder-required documents; 
  • Facilitate communication between Washington-based staff and management and CA-based staff;
  • Assist in the organization and execution of international conferences and other events;
  • Develop and maintain project management tools for ICNL’s CA team;
  • Edit work product by non-native English speakers;
  • Assist with proposal writing and fundraising activities;
  • Meet and otherwise communicate with donors; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred;
  • At least 4 years of professional experience in project management;
  • Familiarity with US government grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts;
  • Familiarity with US government regulations and non-profit compliance practices;
  • Familiarity with budgeting, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Superior administrative and organizational skills, and attention to detail;
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills;
  • Experience in working in multinational teams and complex projects preferred;
  • Knowledge about civil society, human rights, international development and related issues an advantage;
  • Knowledge of Russian an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.

COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and excellent benefits, based on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and curriculum vitae to Rebecca Ullman at rullman@icnl.org.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until May 30, and early submission is encouraged.

Only finalists will be contacted - no phone calls please. ICNL is an equal opportunity employer.
Learn more about ICNL and its programs at www.icnl.org.

Program Coordinator for Eurasia

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (“ICNL”) is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator for Eurasia based in Washington, DC to provide support in the implementation of its Eurasia program to promote and protect civil society.  ICNL works with governments, civil society organizations, and the international community to develop the legal framework for civil society, philanthropy, and public participation in over 100 countries.  Please see www.icnl.org for additional information on our work.

DUTIES

Under the direction of ICNL’s Vice-President - Eurasia, the Program Coordinator will undertake the following duties:

  • Coordinate the implementation of a multi-million dollar projects throughout Eurasia;
  • Ensure compliance with US government rules and regulations and ICNL internal policies, as well as those of private funders when applicable;
  • Ensure project finances remain on track to accomplish activities and deliverables within budget restrictions and in compliance with US government regulations and ICNL internal policies;
  • Manage contracts with staff and consultants, as well as managing contracts and payment requests for local partners;
  • Prepare workplans, performance monitoring tools, and other funder-required documents; 
  • Coordinate preparation of and write donor reports;
  • Facilitate communication between Washington-based staff and management and Eurasia-based staff;
  • Assist in the organization and execution of international conferences;
  • Develop and maintain project management tools for ICNL’s Eurasia team;
  • Edit work product by non-native English speakers;
  • Assist with proposal writing and fundraising activities;
  • Represent ICNL at regional meetings, workshops, seminars, and conferences; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred;
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in nonprofit project management;
  • Familiarity with US government grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts;
  • Familiarity with US government regulations and non-profit compliance practices;
  • Familiarity with budgeting, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Superior administrative and organizational skills, and attention to detail;
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills;
  • Experience in working in multinational teams and complex projects preferred;
  • Knowledge about civil society, human rights, international development and related issues an advantage;
  • Knowledge of Russian an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.

The candidate must also possess legal authorization to work in the United States.

COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and excellent benefits, based on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and curriculum vitae to Rebecca Ullman at rullman@icnl.org.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until May 30, and early submission is encouraged.

Only finalists will be contacted - no phone calls please. ICNL is an equal opportunity employer.
Learn more about ICNL and its programs at www.icnl.org.

Program Coordinator - Civic Space Initiative

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (“ICNL”) is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator based in Washington, DC to provide support in the implementation of the Civic Space Initiative, a global program to promote and protect civil society.  ICNL works with governments, civil society organizations, and the international community to develop the legal framework for civil society, philanthropy, and public participation in over 100 countries.  Please see www.icnl.org for additional information on our work.

DUTIES

Under the direction of ICNL’s Vice-President – Legal Affairs, the Program Coordinator will undertake the following duties:

  • Coordinate the implementation of a multi-million dollar global project across the organization and among consortium partners;
  • Assist in the design and coordinate implementation of systems and tools to enhance effectiveness in project management, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Collect, organize and present project data for management use;
  • Communicate with and mobilize various teams and partner organizations;
  • Work with the finance team to monitor spending and coordinate budget planning;
  • Coordinate preparation of and write donor reports;
  • Assist in the organization of high-level international events;
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in nonprofit projects;
  • Familiarity with project management tools;
  • Familiarity with budgeting, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Superior administrative and organizational skills, and attention to detail;
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills;
  • Experience in working in multinational teams and complex projects preferred;
  • Experience in event organizing an advantage;
  • Knowledge about civil society, human rights, international development and related issues an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.

The candidate must also possess legal authorization to work in the United States.

COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and excellent benefits, based on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and curriculum vitae to bgrabel@icnl.org; please list “Program Coordinator – Civic Space Initiative” in the subject line of your application e-mail. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until May 25, and early submission is encouraged.

Only finalists will be contacted - no phone calls please. ICNL is an equal opportunity employer.
Learn more about ICNL and its programs at www.icnl.org.

Program Assistant/Program Officer

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (“ICNL”) is seeking a full-time Program Assistant or Program Officer (see qualifications below) based in Washington, DC. This is a unique opportunity to support programs in the international sphere. ICNL works with governments, civil society organizations, and the international community to develop the legal framework for civil society, philanthropy, and public participation in over 100 countries. Please see www.icnl.org for additional information on our work.

DUTIES

Under the direction of ICNL’s President, or his designee, the Program Assistant/Program Officer will undertake the following duties:

  • Assist with ICNL’s programs and operations around the world;
  • Assist with research and editing of reports and other documents;
  • Work with staff to prepare ICNL’s annual report and other communications materials;
  • Assist with the maintenance of ICNL’s website, social media presence, online library, contact lists, civil society law tracker, and databases;
  • Prepare and help manage contracts and subgrants;
  • Assist with program development and proposals;
  • Assist with the organization of study tours, fellowships, workshops, and conferences;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree preferred;
  • At least 2 years of professional experience preferred (3 years for Program Officer);
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills;
  • Strong writing, copyediting, and proofreading skills, including editing of documents written by non-native English speakers;
  • Superior administrative and organizational skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Knowledge of social media, including Twitter and Facebook;
  • Familiarity with Dreamweaver, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, basic HTML, and other web design tools is strongly preferred.

The candidate must also possess legal authorization to work in the United States.

COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and excellent benefits, based on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to bgrabel@icnl.org by May 15, 2015. Reference "Program Assistant/Program Officer" in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and early submission is encouraged.

Only finalists will be contacted - no phone calls please. ICNL is an equal opportunity employer.