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posted 26 Apr 2011, 11:53 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 26 Apr 2011, 11:57 ]
The Eurasia Foundation (EF) an international non-profit organization supporting the development of civil society and private enterprise in the Eurasia region seeks a Senior Program Manager. Based in Moscow, Russia, he/she will be responsible for all programmatic, financial and operational activities of the U.S.-Russia Civil Society Partnership Program (CSPP), an initiative that is designed to build, leverage, and expand peer-to-peer relationships between US and Russian civil society organizations (CSOs) to magnify impact in addressing key development challenges. Significant travel to the U.S. required. This is a local expatriate position and position is contingent on funding.

Responsibilities include:

· Oversee the organization of annual civil society conferences in Russia and the U.S.
· Develop and oversee the operation of a grants program for joint CSO projects
· Establish and deepen partnerships with selected Russian and U.S. CSOs, government agencies, foundations and private sector firms
· Oversee and monitor the implementation of the program budget
· Ensure the fundraising and leveraging plan is on track
· Maximize the utilization of information technology to sustain peer-to-peer partnerships
· Liaise regularly with donor representatives

Education: Master’s degree in international development, public administration or related field.

Experience: Demonstrated capacity to build funding partnerships and expand the group of donors supporting CSOs. Previous civil society program experience in the former Soviet Union required; experience in Russia preferred. Working experience with USAID strongly preferred. Strong strategic planning, organizational, written and oral communication skills are required.

Other: Excellent written and spoken English language ability required. Russian language and strong computer skills required.

Please cover letter and resume referencing “Senior Program Manager, U.S.-Russia Civil Society Partnership Program" to For additional information visit:

Expected start date: summer 2011