Director of Business and Program Operations - MENA


About the organization

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.



Under the supervision of the Regional Director, the Director of Business and Program Operations' primary responsibility is setting, implementing, and overseeing the operational, financial, and compliance priorities for the MENA Program Management Unit (PMU) portfolio and supporting the Regional Director with setting overall strategic priorities. The Director oversees the PMU's business and programs operations team in support of all projects in the MENA PMU.


Internews has offices in Washington, DC; London, UK; Amman, Jordan; and Tunis, Tunisia which support a hybrid workforce with staff working remotely, fully in-office, or partially remote. This role may be based remotely in the US, UK, Jordan, or Tunisia.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon.


Relevant university degree or equivalent professional experience required.
A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience, including:
Minimum of 5 years of non-profit project and portfolio management experience, including developing operations management for USG and European-funded programs.
Experience with financial analysis, accounting, bookkeeping, and financial management.
Grant proposal and budget development experience.
Experience with legal/regulatory issues and/or policy advocacy a significant asset.
Experience within the Program Unit Region and relevant language proficiency a significant asset; other regional language skills helpful.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills including diplomacy, tact, and the ability to negotiate.
Proven ability to manage a diverse team.
Excellent communication skills: speaking, writing, and listening.
Proven ability to set priorities and manage time effectively.
Proven analytical and problem-solving ability.
Proven ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple ongoing assignments.
Proficiency in MS Office.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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