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MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
POSITION SCOPE: Support CD in in the management of the IFES/Libya office. Oversee country office operations and processes to support effective project management and implementation. Collaborate with CD in monitoring all aspects of project operations, security, reporting and compliance.
DECISION MAKING/PROBLEM SOLVING: Complex decision-making requiring in-depth analysis, management of multiple projects and donors simultaneously, ingenuity, capacity to evaluate and respond to new and changing issues and sound problem-solving ability. Identify risk factors with potential to disrupt achievement of program/project goals. Analyze issues, problems or opportunities and propose appropriate courses of action.
FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Participate in proposal development, financial management, project budget development and planning. Review of field financial reports. Ensure compliance with IFES and donor rules and regulations, particularly with regard to fiscal management.
RELATIONSHIPS: Maintain collaborative working relationship to ensure timely and successful achievement of project goals and objectives. Partnerships require a high degree of diplomacy, tact and judgment, with ability to address conflicts or difficulties in a constructive manner.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Oversee several in-country project staff.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in international politics, international development, public policy, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience planning, implementing and managing international development programs, preferably in the area of democracy and governance, elections and/or conflict mitigation. Minimum of 5 years of experience working with US Government and/or non-US donors in related program areas, with at least 3 years of office management and staff supervision experience. Knowledge of election administration and operations and experience working with election management bodies is a plus, but not required. Familiarity with political, economic and social context of Libya or the MENA region more broadly is an asset. Experience working in Libya preferred; experience working in post-conflict/transitional environment preferred.
REALEATED SILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Experience with office administration, security management and activity planning and implementation. Demonstrated national staff management, project administration and financial management skills. Detail-oriented, creative, dependable and organized. Demonstrated ability to manage staff, prioritize and handle multiple tasks and consistently meet tight deadlines. Ability to develop and manage effective local relationships by applying cultural awareness. Strong communicator, both verbally and in writing, in English. Demonstrated outstanding writing and reporting skills. Collaborative, team oriented individual. Proven capacity to work well with minimal supervision.
LANUAGE SKILLS: Fluency in spoken and written English required; Proficiency in Arabic is an asset.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT/WORK ENVIRONMENT::The position is based in Tripoli, Libya. Standard office work environment; accommodations are provided in a secure compound. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.