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The Director of Information Technology (IT) is responsible for the management and execution of IT systems and infrastructure for Counterpart’s HQ office, and for ensuring that IT infrastructure and systems in field offices meet HQ requirements as set and managed by the Director. In addition, the Director is responsible for devising and establishing IT policies, procedures, and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management.
Counterpart International is seeking a Program Assistant to assit the Programs Department with the administrative management of their programs and contribute to meeting the program reporting requirements. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA to report to the Program Manager.
Counterpart International is currently seeking a Program Officer (PO) to support our global projects. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA. This position will report to the Senior Program Manager (SPM). Under the direction of SPM, the PO will support the SPM in providing backstopping desk support to the field team, international partners, and headquarters based technical teams in matters of administrative, report writing, and financial management tasks.
Counterpart International is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to support the Asia/Eurasia portfolio, primarily governance and civil society projects. The position will provide comprehensive support and management to current projects to help the field offices meet program goals and objectives. The candidate will also provide support to the development of new business in the Asia/Eurasia region. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA. This position reports to the Senior Program Manager.
Counterpart International is seeking a Senior Finance Officer for an “Internet Freedom” ICT project focused on supporting civil society organizations, human rights activists, and independent media in developing countries worldwide. The Finance Officer will prepare and finalize a wide range of grant and contracting mechanisms including partner subgrant agreements, procurement contacts, and consulting agreements. He/she will work closely with Counterpart’s finance and compliance teams to assure accuracy in all legal and financial documents.
Counterpart International is seeking a Grants Specialist for an “Internet Freedom” ICT project focused on supporting civil society organizations, human rights activists, and independent media in developing countries worldwide. The Grants Specialist will prepare and finalize a wide range of grant and contracting mechanisms including partner subgrant agreements, procurement contacts, and consulting agreements. He/she will work closely with Counterpart’s compliance teams to assure accuracy in all legal and financial documents.
Counterpart International is currently seeking a Field Finance/Accounting Assistance to the Innovation for Change project. This is a temporary full-time position based in Arlington, VA. The Field Finance/Accounting Assistance is responsible for maintaining Innovation for Change’s financial records, including managing many expense logs and supporting the overall program financial management routines in the accounting software (QuickBooks). The Field Finance/Accounting Assistance reports to the Program Specialist.
Innovation for Change (I4C) is a global network of people and organizations who want to connect, partner and learn together to defend and strengthen civic space and overcome restrictions to our basic freedoms of assembly, association and speech. We are a community-led network inspired by ideas, methods, and technologies from across different sectors. We work together on advocacy, research, network building, education and training, fundraising, digital literacy and technology development.
Our six connected regional hubs are growing in both physical and online spaces across Africa, Central Asia, East Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa and South Asia. Here, people exchange ideas and share their successes, challenges and opportunities in incubating social change and building sustainable solutions.
The initiative, which is graduating from an incubation phase through a year-long global co-creation/design process, operates based on human-centered design and social innovation methodologies. As such, the nature of the work over the next year will adhere to similar principles. The core team will work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, and iterative manner, within a flat management structure. Team members are expected to be forward thinking, entrepreneurial, and inquisitive; they should also feel comfortable and be confident in navigating through a high degree of ambiguity, to create the most responsive systems and products for this global effort.
Counterpart International is seeking a Business Development Manager to manage the capture and proposal development life-cycle for high-priority proposals. S/he will serve as point person for priority bids and is responsible for the submission of high-quality winning proposals. This position will also have responsibility to mentor, coach, or be shadowed by Counterpart staff within and outside the New Business Development (NBD) team. This position will serve as a role model for best practice in proposal development, from pre-solicitation through proposal development and submission.
Counterpart International is currently seeking a part-time Security Governance Advisor for its United States Agency for International Development-funded program, entitled the Participatory Responsive Governance – Principal Activity (PRG-PA), in Niger. Through the Security Governance component of the PRG-PA program, Counterpart is assisting the Government of Niger (GoN) in the promotion of more effective public communication between the Nigerien military establishment and the public. The Security Governance Initiative (SGI) is a White House-mandated program supporting Niger and five other priority countries to develop their capacity to manage and oversee their security policies with transparency and accountability, consistent with democratic governance.
Counterpart engages diverse stakeholders, including representatives of the Government of Niger (GoN), civil society actors, and the media to conduct action-research on security priorities, promote dialogue between the government and citizens on security issues and catalyze the adoption of reforms and measures to improve communication on security and defense policy. PRG-PA SGI’s key target beneficiaries consist of the media, journalists, civil society organizations and citizens in target regions.
This is a part-time, consultant position requiring at least one, 14-day trip to Niamey, Niger, per quarter for a one year period and will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP).