Senior Program Officer, Innovative Training Solutions


  • Date Posted:
  • Region: North America
  • Country: United States
  • Job Type: Full-Time


  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Date Posted: March 23, 2021
  • Application Deadline: Rolling basis
  • Job Type: Full-time  


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting good governance and vibrant civil society, is accepting applications for a Senior Program Officer (SPO)/Program Officer (PO). The SPO/PO is a member of EF’s Innovative Training Solutions team and is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of assigned program(s). S/he will direct the overall goals of the program, devise strategies for program implementation, and work to ensure the project team remains focused on producing quality outcomes. 


  • Contribute to development of programs’ overall strategy; 
  • Monitor the program(s) activities towards desired outcomes, and make informed decisions to revise strategies if necessary; 
  • Recruit, train, and manage project staff (e.g. program's assistants, content contributors, etc.) and ensure quality control;
  • Provide day-to-day management of the assigned program(s);
  • Budget tracking, donor reporting, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Prepare scopes of work and contract specifications for contractors; monitor and manage contractors' time and deliverables;
  • Draft, edit, and finalize quality progress reports on a quarterly basis. 
  • Contribute to development of new program ideas and proposals for current and future donors  


  • Master’s degree in social science, political science, international relations, training, economic development, or area studies required; 
  • Candidates must be experienced in project planning and have at least 3 years of prior managerial experience;
  • Exceptional research, and communications skills;
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience in educational projects and online training is a plus; 
  • Fluency in English is required and in Farsi/Dari is highly desired;
  • Excellent written skills required;
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.