Regional Advisor-Sudan

Freedom House

About the organization

Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying and mitigating threats to freedom worldwide. With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, we support the right of every individual to be free.

Duties

• Outstanding written and verbal communications skills in English required. Fluency in Arabic strongly preferred
• Astute political judgment and strategic thinking; excellent judgment in problem solving and decision making
• Proven ability to multitask and manage time effectively to meet competing deadlines and manage priorities
• Ability to conduct research and apply strong analytical skills
• Mastery of MS Office Suite
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to persuade and facilitate cooperation between individuals with divergent views and to collaborate with others and successfully work as an effective team member
• Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work
• Ability to represent Freedom House professionally in conduct and personal appearance
• Excellent attention to detail and ability to consistently produce timely and error-free work under tight deadlines

Qualifications

Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, international development, or related field; Master's degree strongly preferred

Experience:
• Minimum six to eight years of related work experience
• Knowledge of and commitment to the cause of advancing human rights and democracy overseas
• Deep understanding of political, social, economic, and rights dynamics in Sudan and the region, along with a strong network of contacts there
• Knowledge of USG funding processes, budget forms, rules, and regulations; at least four years’ experience working on USG-funded programs including proven ability to create and manage USG budgets (including use of Excel) and implement monitoring and evaluation plans preferred
• Experience developing and drafting USG funding proposals preferred
• Experience supervising junior staff preferred
• Experience facilitating trainings or workshops preferred

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please apply via below link:

https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FREEHOUS&cws=1&rid=1029

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