Senior Program Officer/ Manager, Innovative Training Solutions

DETAILS

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

 

Senior Program Officer/ Manager, Innovative Training Solutions

DETAILS

  • Date Posted: December 7, 2021
  • Region: North America
  • Country: United States
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Application Deadline: January 20, 2021

SUMMARY

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. 

DUTIES

  • Contribute to development of programs’ overall strategy; 
  • Monitor programs’ activities towards desired outcomes, and make informed decisions to revise strategies if necessary; 
  • Build, train, and manage program teams  and ensure quality performance;
  • Provide day-to-day management of the assigned programs;
  • Budget tracking, donor reporting, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Prepare scopes of work for contractors; monitor and manage contractors' time and deliverables;
  • Meet with stakeholders to discuss program status;
  • Work with the team to provide quality progress reports on a quarterly basis. 
  • Develop new program ideas for current and future donors  

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in social science, political science, management, international relations, training, economic development, or area studies required; 
  • Candidates must be experienced in project planning and have at least 3-5 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 critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills

 

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