Jobs at PWYP

Programme Manager

Russian language Web Editor

Programme Manager

PWYP seeks a Programme Manager who is responsible for the coordination, coherence and harmonisation of Vision 20/20 strategy implementation in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Central Asia and Caucasus, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa by directly supervising regional coordinators and indirectly supporting national coalitions as well as ensuring cross-regional learning and knowledge management.  S/he will ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the PWYP decentralised Secretariat and the organisation of the key (cross-) regional activities, including the regional meetings and where appropriate regional governance meetings (such as the Africa Steering Committee).  S/he will support the International Director and regional coordinators in identifying and developing fundraising opportunities and proposals as well as timely donor reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrable experience in a senior management/leadership role in an NGO or network, including line management experience and experience with remote management (essential);
  • Advanced degree in a related field (e.g. development, political science, finance, law, international relations);
  • Experience in advocacy with a variety of stakeholders (e.g. NGOs, government, international financial institutions, and the private sector);
  • Experience in fundraising and institutional development;
  • Knowledge of the global extractive industry transparency movement and with the basic structure and operations of the extractive industries and key players;
  • Understanding of coalition dynamics and ability to patiently and diplomatically forge consensus between diverse stakeholders on campaign issues;
  • Fluency in English and French (fluency in any other coalition language such as Arabic, Russian, Spanish would be a strong asset);
  • Ability to inspire and persuade;
  • Pro-active, fast-thinker;
  • Effective project management and organisational skills in order to prioritise competing requests, meet deadlines, manage a complex workload and delegate as necessary;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people, situations and languages;
  • Excellent communications, writing, editing and presentation skills;
  • Ability to travel internationally approximately 25 percent of the time.

Start date: ASAP

Duration: 12 months fixed term contract with the possibility of extension

Working hours: full time position, 40 hours per week

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and CV by midnight on 31st August 2014 to recruitment@opensocietyfoundations.org. Include in subject line your name, surname and reference PWYP

Please note that only candidates with the right to work in the UK can be considered for this position.

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Russian Language Web Editor (part-time consultancy)

Publish What You Pay seeks part-time Web Editor to provide support to the PWYP Secretariat and Eurasia coordinator with finalising the Russian language website and regularly updating it. 

Applicants must be enthusiastic and well-organised with experience in working on websites and knowledge of drupal systems. Excellent bi-lingual (English/Russian) capabilities are essential for this position.

The Arabic language web editor will report to the PWYP Communications Coordinator, but will also need to work in close cooperation with the PWYP Eurasia Coordinator based in Kiev.

This job is working from home and location can be anywhere, although being based in London or Kiev are advantages.

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