Thursday, March 15, 2007

JOB- Country Director, Tajikistan, Internews Network

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JOB- Country Director, Tajikistan, Internews Network

Posted by: Inna Rotenberg <>

Internews Network
Country Director
Location: Tajikistan
Full-time position

Internews Network is currently seeking a Country Director to oversee
all of our media development projects in the Tajikistan. This includes
ensuring compliance with funder reporting requirements, overseeing the
office based in Dushanbe, and developing new project ideas. Other
duties and responsibilities include:

- Liaising with funder representatives
- Management and development of multiple projects and staff; provide
leadership and direction for the implementation of the program,
ensuring program development goals are met
- Coordinate and work closely with partner media and organizations to
meet program goals
- Maintaining close contact with other Internews managers in the NIS
- Coordinate with Internews regional and global programs
- Maintaining a thorough knowledge of independent media outlets in
the region of responsibility
- Oversee and monitor sub grants to partner organizations
- Oversee program monitoring and evaluation plan to ensure project
meets development objectives
- Prepare proposals/reports/budgets and provide regular briefings and
reports to donors and partners as required
- Responsible for local staff development
- Manage program budget and expenditures
- Represent Internews at conferences and events
- Strategizing new directions for Internews to support independent media
- Ensuring that Internews is properly registered and is compliant
with local labor legislation and bookkeeping standards
- Other duties as assigned

- 4+ years experience in international development, media, and/or
nonprofit fields
- Strong leadership, staff management, team-building, and
organizational skills
- Experience in grants management
- Budgeting and financial management skills
- Strong computer skills
- Outstanding communication and problem solving skills
- Relevant university degree
- Excellent writing skills
- Fluent English and Russian required, regional language skills preferred
- Experience in media law and/or journalism and production preferred
- Experience working in developing countries, preferably in Central Asia
- Experience managing projects funded by US and/or European agencies
or international organizations

To Apply
Interested qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and
resume to careers at internews dot org (re-write in standard format),
placing "CD, Tajikistan" in the subject line. Only candidates selected
for interview will be contacted. EOE M/F/D/V

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