MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Education: Master’s degree in science, public policy, international development, or related field strongly preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in international development, preferably in the area of democracy and governance with preference given to those with experience in the field of elections, governance, conflict mitigation and/or development. Minimum of 5 years of experience with USAID and non-US-funded activities in related program area, with at least 3 years of overseas living experience. Familiarity with political, economic and social context within assigned region. Knowledge of election administration and operations and experience working with elections management bodies
Related Skills or Knowledge: Technical knowledge and experience in area(s) of project focus. Broad knowledge of election administration and operations, and experience working with election management bodies in a senior advisory capacity at the national level. Solid experience in the field of democracy, governance or civil society program implementation in developing countries, post-conflict, and/or conflict zones. Experience with financial tracking, forecasting and Microsoft Excel-based spreadsheets. Demonstrated leadership, national staff management, project administration and financial management skills. Thorough knowledge of USAID and non-US financial regulations and contract compliance requirements. Detailed oriented 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 both English and other language(s). Collaborative, team oriented individual. Proven capacity to work well with minimal supervision. Experience in managing relationships with international donor community.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Fluency in spoken and written English required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Standard office work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
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