Program Officer: Gender, Women and Democracy

National Democratic Institute

Duties

Program Officer: Gender, Women and Democracy

Essential Accountabilities/Responsibilities

• Serve as a resource and provide general guidance to Project Assistants and Program Associates on basic programmatic procedures and tasks.
• Contribute to the development of detailed work plans to ensure achievement of assigned program(s) objective(s) and expected outcomes, including the establishment of actions to be taken, the required resources (time, funding, staffing, etc.), a schedule/timeline for the actions required, and specific measures/metrics for evaluation at completion.
• Execute required components of established program plans, and perform programmatic assignments in accordance with established expectations and timelines. Monitor progress, identifying problems and barriers and making recommendations to management for necessary adjustments to ensure successful, quality outcomes.

Required Qualifications

Education

• Bachelor's degree, preferably in Gender Studies, International Relations, Political Science, Women, Peace and Security or a related field, or equivalent experience working with gender-focused or women's rights organizations.
• An advanced degree or work towards one in gender studies or a relevant discipline is a plus.

Qualifications

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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