Program Officer: Central and Eastern Europe
National Democratic Institute
About the organization
Job Function: Washington DC
Department: Central & Eastern Europe
Location: Washington, DC
TITLE: Program Officer
DATE: March 11, 2021
GRADE: 5 FLSA: Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Central and Eastern Europe
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a Program Officer to join the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) team to contribute to the planning, designing and implementation of programs related to strengthening civil society, enhancing democratic governance, enhancing women's and other marginalized groups' political participation, and strengthening political parties. This full-time position is based in the Washington, DC office.
• Drafts board memos, briefing memos, reports and other materials with some editing, direction and substance guidance; drafts quarterly reports, work plans and proposals with guidance; edits work of Program Assistant and Senior Program Assistant
• Develops program concepts for proposals in collaboration with functional team; develops program objectives that reflect broader institutional strategies and approaches in tandem with the Regional Director
• Contributes to work plan discussions and manages processes for work plan drafting and submission
This is a union position to be represented by the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 2.
Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. NDI does not provide sponsorship.
NDI welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and NDI employees. NDI makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, or reproductive health decision making. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at NDI. To perform the essential functions of this position, reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities and qualified individuals who have limitations due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or medical related condition.
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