Programme Manager, Eurasia Programme at International Alert

International Alert is seeking an exceptional candidate to lead Eurasia programme. The candidate will be responsible for leading and managing Alert’s ongoing Eurasia Programme in the former Soviet Union, ensuring it is staffed by talented and motivated people, sustainably funded, based on a sound strategy which is implemented and evaluated with a discernable impact on peace, and is complementary to and linked with the efforts of others.

The best candidate will have a talent for leading and motivating others in identifying and realising innovative peacebuilding programmes in complex environments. As an experienced manager, he/she communicates clearly and persuasively in English and Russian, and has worked in the Eurasia region for several years. He/she ahs a high degree of emotional intelligence, and is experienced in developing strategy and designing and implementing peacebuilding or similar projects. The candidate combines an entrepreneurial flair with a strong analytical capacity, to develop convincing project ideas and raise funds from institutional donors.

Closing date:  Sunday 14th September 2014

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