Thursday, April 12, 2007

JOB- Project Manager, Central Asia, Internews

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JOB- Project Manager, Central Asia, Internews

Posted by: Mariya Rasner <>

JOB - Project Manager, Central Asia, Internews Network
Location: Kazakhstan or Kyrgyzstan
Full-time position
Local hiring

Internews Network is currently seeking a Project Manager to oversee
its activities under the Central Asia NGO and Media Legal Framework
Program. This includes compliance with funder reporting requirements
and overseeing project activities across the Central Asia region.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:

- Liaise with funder and partner organization representatives
- Manage and coordinate project activities among Internews offices in
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
- Provide leadership and direction for the implementation of the
program; coordinate and manage staff media lawyers; ensure program
goals are met
- Coordinate and work closely with partner media, organizations and
government representatives to meet program goals
- Maintain a thorough knowledge of media legislation and advocacy
initiatives in Central Asia;
- Oversee and monitor sub grants to partner organizations
- Oversee program monitoring and evaluation plan to ensure project
meets development objectives
- Prepare narrative reports and provide regular briefings and reports
to donors and partners as required
- Manage program budget and expenditures
- Represent Internews at conferences and events
- 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
- Experience negotiating with government agencies and representatives
- Relevant university degree
- Excellent writing skills
- Fluent English and Russian required, regional language skills preferred
- Experience in media law/media preferred
- Experience managing projects funded by US agencies

To apply:

Interested qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and
resume by April 23 to, placing "Project Manager, Media
Law" in the subject line

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