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Program Manager, Afghanistan

About Internews

Internews is an international media support nonprofit working in 100+ countries. For 40 years, we have helped partners reach millions of people with trustworthy information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds institutions accountable.


The Program Manager, Afghanistan Programs will oversee Internews’ program, with responsibility for establishing and implementing tactical and operational plans for program support, grants management, and financial management.

The Program Manager will lead strategy and program implementation, serve as a Budget Authority for partner subgrants, provide financial oversight, and coordinate with other members of the Asia Program Management Unit to manage elements of the budget.

Candidates should have experience managing complex projects in a conflict or post-conflict context and have particularly strong skills in U.S. government and/or European Commission (EC) compliance, subgrant and budget management.


Internews has offices in Arcata, CA, Washington, DC, and London, UK which support a hybrid workforce with staff working remotely, fully in-office, or partially remote. This is a remote-based role. Our ideal candidate is based in the US; candidates based in the UK and the Asia-Pacific region will also be considered.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon. This is a limited-duration position, with an anticipated term of 12 months.


  • Relevant University degree or equivalent lived/professional experience required. Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant prior experience, including at least four years of in-country development project experience in a conflict or post-conflict setting.
  • Experience and expertise in USG and/or EC projects, rules and regulations essential.
  • Knowledge of, and proven experience in, budget management, projections and grant management essential.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal guidance.
  • Superior analytical, organizational and writing ability for proposal development.
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with proposal writing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs, including MS Excel and Word.
  • Proven organization skills, with attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to multitask and prioritize with a shifting workload.
  • Proven ability to lead effectively in a multicultural environment

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