Regional Programs Manager - 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.


The Regional Programs Manager - MENA is a management position which can be designated to act as RD when required and has programmatic oversight of a regional portfolio. The RPM is part of the PMU senior leadership team, which is led by the Regional Director and also includes the Director of Business and Program Operations and/or Business Manager, and one or more RPMs. It is crucial that the leadership team collaborates and coordinates efficiently. This position directly oversees multi-country and country-specific projects; ensures quality of program deliverables; ensures grants received by Internews are properly executed; and works with a wide range of USG, European, and private funders to ensure continuity and growth of Internews programming in countries/regions of oversight.

Internews has offices in Washington, DC and London, UK which support a hybrid workforce with staff working remotely, fully in-office, or partially remote. Ultimately, this position may be based in Washington, DC; London, UK; Jordan


• 10+ years’ experience in international development, media, and/or nonprofit fields, with field management experience and experience in challenging operating environments strongly preferred.
• 3+ Years’ management experience, including strategic planning, resource management, and recruitment and mentoring of project management staff; experience in country-level implementation strongly preferred.
• Proven experience managing projects funded by US and/or European agencies or international organizations.
• English fluency in writing and speaking.
• Previous work experience with USG programs and projects.
• Experience creating and monitoring project budgets.
• Experience developing successful proposals for major international donors.
• Excellent communication skills: speaking, writing, and listening.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills including diplomacy, tact, and the ability to negotiate.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to mentor and develop seasoned professionals.
• Proven analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities.
• Proven ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
• Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple ongoing assignments.
• Proficiency with MS Office.
• Proficiency in additional languages required for the region.
• Availability to travel up to 25% of the time.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply, please submit CV and optionally a cover letter via our Careers page.

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