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Program Manager for DC organization

Title: Program Manager

Location: Washington DC office, (with 20 % travel to Liberia, and other countries.)

Start date, duration: ASAP, this is a full-time staff position.

I am retained by The Mitchell Group to source and accept applicants for the following position:  The Program Manager is a key player in the implementation of TMG projects in his/her portfolio. S/he back stops field activities by providing the required support per the contract Statement of Work.

Specific tasks undertaken by the Program Manager:

Under the supervision of the Project Director, the Program Manager will:

  1. Perform the full range of project backstopping responsibilities for the assigned projects and contracts. These responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
  • -  Manage the performance of the work required by the project/contract Statement of Work.
  • -  Manage the project budget, to ensure that the project funding is sufficient to accomplish the work required.
  • -  Maintain essential contract/project records, as well as other detailed project files.
  • -  Review monthly field operating expenses and other local project expenses to ensure that they are proper and correct.
  • - Review billings to the project submitted by vendors, consultants, etc., including preparation and obtaining approval of Payment Request Documents.
  • - Prepare/compute travel reconciliations for staff and consultant travel.
  • - Coordinate with the applicable TMG field offices to determine monthly funding requirement.
  • Make all necessary/appropriate arrangements for the fielding of consultants and permanent/temporary staff supporting the project.

Needed: Media Literacy Fellow in residence, Moscow, Russia

PH International is seeking a Media Literacy Fellow to coordinate and serve as the in-country expert in residence for the U.S. Embassy Moscow Media Literacy Russia Program.

PH International is seeking a Media Literacy Fellow to coordinate and serve as the in-country expert in residence for the U.S. Embassy Moscow Media Literacy Russia Program.

Job/Position Title: Media Literacy Fellow in residence, American Center,

Location: Moscow, Russia

Start Date and Duration: to start January 1, 2019. Will be expert in residence, temporary employee position (20 months) with potential for renewal/extension.

Application Deadline: Preferred deadline is (EOD) October 25, 2018 but will accept applicants until November 10, 2018.

PH International (Project Harmony, Inc.) is a non-profit organization based in Waitsfield, Vermont with 33 years of experience focusing on civic engagement, cross cultural learning, professional exchanges and increased opportunities in the digital age. PH has been working in Russia since 1985 and has field offices in Armenia, Ukraine, Georgia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. We are currently implementing programs with local partners also in Azerbaijan and Macedonia.

SUMMARY:

PH International seeks a Media Literacy Fellow to coordinate and serve as our primary expert in providing high-quality, evidence-based media literacy programs in Russia for the period of 20 months. The Media Literacy Fellow will work out of the American Center in Moscow located at the U.S. Embassy and the media lab located there. The media lab is designed to provide students and other American Center patrons the opportunity to conduct research (Learn), connect with other citizen journalists (Connect), and contribute to the conversation through valuable products like podcasts, videos, and blogs (Produce). The Media Literacy Fellow will work in coordination with American Center staff as colleagues and teammates, especially as AC patrons come for events, research, workshops, etc.

Accepting applications for: ECCD (Early Childhood Care and Development ) Advisor

Job Title: ECCD Advisor

Location: San Salvador, El Salvador

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible. This is a funded project.

Description of Job Responsibilities:

The Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Adviser will lead and manage Whole Child International’s ECCD component of the recently awarded USAID’s five-year Child Protection and Quality of Care project. The ECCD component focuses on supporting children, caregivers and community members to be active participants in the social, emotional, psychological and educational wellbeing of children. Additionally, the program aims to support relevant government officials through strengthening their skills and knowledge in improving child care practices in childcare centers, with special attention to child protection. Our ECCD Adviser will also contribute substantially to enhance coordination and strengthen early child care and development systems. This position is responsible for ECCD program development and implementation, ECCD program budget oversight, and management of senior technical staff. This position is based in San Salvador and will report to the Chief of Party of the USAID Child Protection and Quality of Care project.