1                JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH AN UPCOMING USAID-FUNDED                                   PROGRAM IN KYRGYZSTAN  ...
2CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT MANAGERSummary of PositionCapacity Development Manager will work on enhancing the capacity and profe...
3●Good understanding of civil society of Kyrgyzstan;●Experience working with international donors, preferably USAID;●Excel...
4Summary of PositionFinance and Human Resources Manager will supervise and be responsible for two main areas: 1) projectan...
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  1. 1. 1 JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH AN UPCOMING USAID-FUNDED PROGRAM IN KYRGYZSTAN Apply immediately, but not later than April 27, 2012East-West Management Institute invites applications for a number of positions as part of a proposal for anupcoming five-year USAID-funded Kyrgyzstan Collaborative Governance program that will work tofoster effective collaboration between civil society and Government of Kyrgyzstan to deliver services,resulting in a more responsive and accountable government and credible, sustainable civil society. Theseare long-term positions and offer generous benefits packages. The assignments are expected to start inearly September 2012.DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTYPosition Summary:Deputy Chief of Party will assist the Chief of Party with implementing Kyrgyzstan CollaborativeGovernance Program.Qualifications Requirements:●Minimum of 6 years’ direct management experience implementing governance and civil societyprograms;●Demonstrated success managing and leading technical and administrative teams for USAID fundedprojects;●Advanced degree in Social Sciences, International Development, Law, Economics or related field;●Technical experience in areas such as civil society, capacity building, governance, civic advocacy andgovernment accountability;●Organizational wisdom and cultural sensitivity;●Demonstrated exemplary communication and interpersonal skills;●Familiarity with USAIDs reporting, procurement, and project management policies and procedures;●Excellent team building and interpersonal skills;●Excellent oral and written communication skills in Kyrgyz and Russian.●Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.GOVERNMENT LIASION ADVISORSummary of PositionGovernment Liasion Advisor will serve as facilitator between Government of Kyrgyzstan and local civilsociety organizations for Kyrgyzstan Collaborative Governance program.Desired Skills and Qualifications●Five (5) or more years of work experience in facilitating cooperation between development programsand Government of Kyrgyzstan at the central and local level;●Good understanding of Government of Kyrgyzstan’s institutions and civil society programs;●Good understanding of civil society and community development initiatives in Kyrgyzstan;●Experience with working with international donors, preferably USAID;●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;●Ability to work independently without supervision and as a team player;●Fluent in written and spoken Kyrgyz and Russian and languages;●Fluent in written and spoken English;●Advanced degree in Social Science, Law or other related field preferred.______________________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. 2CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT MANAGERSummary of PositionCapacity Development Manager will work on enhancing the capacity and professionalism of Kyrgyz civilsociety for Kyrgyzstan Collaborative Governance program. He/she will work with local established andemerging civil society organizations, organizing mobile capacity building events designed to addressfundamental skills.Desired Skills and Qualifications●Five (5) or more years of work experience working on capacity building with civil society organizationsin Kyrgyzstan;●Good understanding of civil society and community development initiatives in Kyrgyzstan;●Experience working with international donors, preferably USAID;●Excellent organizational and management skills;●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;●Ability to work independently without supervision and as a team player;●Fluent in written and spoken Kyrgyz and Russian and languages;●Fluent in written and spoken English;●Advanced degree in Social Science, International Development or other related field preferred._____________________________________________________________________________HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERTSummary of PositionHigher Education Expert will work on the creation of a university level curriculum which will providetraining for professional workforce of civil society of Kyrgyzstan for Kyrgyzstan CollaborativeGovernance program.Desired Skills and Qualifications●Five (5) or more years of work experience working in the field of intersection of education and civilsociety;●Experience designing educational curriculum courses for non-governmental sector;●Experience working with the Ministry of Education of Kyrgyzstan;●Good understanding of civil society of Kyrgyzstan;●Experience working with international donors, preferably USAID;●Excellent organizational and management skills;●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;●Ability to work independently without supervision and as a team player;●Fluent in written and spoken Kyrgyz and Russian and languages;●Fluent in written and spoken English;●Advanced degree in Education, Social Science, or other related field preferred.____________________________________________________________________________GENDER EXPERTSummary of PositionGender Expert will work on mainstreaming gender issues into different activities of the KyrgyzstanCollaborative Governance program.Desired Skills and Qualifications●Minimum five (5) years of experience with mainstreaming gender issues into civil society and otherprograms;●Thorough knowledge and understanding of gender issues, including gender equality and womenempowerment in Kyrgyzstan;
  3. 3. 3●Good understanding of civil society of Kyrgyzstan;●Experience working with international donors, preferably USAID;●Excellent organizational and management skills;●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;●Ability to work independently without supervision and as a team player;●Fluent in written and spoken Kyrgyz and Russian and languages;●Fluent in written and spoken English;●Advanced degree in Social Science, Gender Studies, Human Rights or other related field preferred.__________________________________________________________________________GRANTS MANAGERSummary of PositionGrants Manager will manage and monitor administration of sub-grants to local Kyrgyz civil societyorganizations for Kyrgyzstan Collaborative Governance program.Desired Skills and Qualifications●Minimum three (3) years of relevant professional experience administering sub-grants;●Ability to supervise and provide assistance to sub-grantees;●Knowledge and understanding of civil society of Kyrgyzstan;●Experience working with international donors, preferably USAID;●Excellent organizational and management skills;●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;●Ability to work independently without supervision and as a team player;●Ability to travel extensively;●Fluent in written and spoken Kyrgyz and Russian and languages;●Fluent in written and spoken English;●Advanced degree in Social Science, Management or other related field preferred.______________________________________________________________________________MONITORING AND EVALUATION EXPERTSummary of PositionMonitoring and Evaluations Specialist will work on monitoring Kyrgyzstan Collaborative Governanceprogram’s activities and activities of sub-grantees.Desired Skills and Qualifications●Minimum three (3) years of experience in design, monitoring and evaluation methodologies; field-baseddata collection and analysis experience;●Experience coordinating M&E for civil society projects;●Knowledge and understanding of civil society of Kyrgyzstan;●Experience working with international donors, preferably USAID;●Excellent organizational and management skills;●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;●Ability to work independently without supervision and as a team player;●Fluent in written and spoken Kyrgyz and Russian and languages;●Fluent in written and spoken English;●Advanced degree in Sociology, Statistics, Mathematics or other related field._____________________________________________________________________________FINANCE AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
  4. 4. 4Summary of PositionFinance and Human Resources Manager will supervise and be responsible for two main areas: 1) projectand sub-grants related finances; 2) oversight of human resources issues.Desired Skills and Qualifications●Minimum five (5) years of experience in financial management for donor-funded programs, preferablyUSAID;●Familiarity with Government of Kyrgyzstan and US Government’s financial management and reportingrequirements;●Excellent organizational and management skills;●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;●Ability to work independently without supervision and as a team player;●Fluent in written and spoken Kyrgyz and Russian and languages;●Fluent in written and spoken English;●Advanced degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.To apply: Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) contact information for threereferences to izlencyk@ewmi.org and include “Collaborative Governance - Kyrgyzstan” in the subjectline. No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additionalinformation.About EWMI: Founded in 1988 as an independent, not-for-profit organization, the East-WestManagement Institute, Inc. (EWMI), promotes the rule of law, civil society and free market systemsglobally. EWMI provides training, technical expertise and grants to foster sustainable reforms ingovernment, business and civil society. Working in partnership with grass roots groups, localgovernments and international organizations, EWMI combines legal, civic and economic initiatives tobuild just, prosperous and democratic societies.

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