International Development Jobs and Consulting Opportunities


Subscribe to job updates       JOBSEEKERS:  Subscribe to Fast-Track Job Search (over 1400 positions filled in 2010)

Did you know?
The combined DevNetJobs Global Network reaches out to over 0.6 million international development colleagues.

Over 12,800 international development recruiters post their jobs on

Resident Program Officer

International Republican Institute
Location: Juba, South Sudan
Last Date: June 24, 2011

Title: Resident Program Officer
Location: Juba, South Sudan
Date: Monday, May 23, 2011

Position Summary:
The Africa Regional Division is currently recruiting a Resident Program Officer. The Resident Program Officer (RPO) is responsible for designing and implementing a strategy for selected IRI programs in Juba, South Sudan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with staff to develop and implement specified programs and activities.
• Monitor and report on political and economic developments and media responses.
• Assist RCD with management and oversight of local staff.
• Assist RCD with monitoring programs to ensure compliance with IRI and donor regulations.
• Develop and maintain relationships with donors (USAID, Embassy), similar NGOs, local partners and others.
• Represent IRI at events and meetings as specified.
• Provide information and text for (and review) specified semi-annual, quarterly and final reports, new proposals and work plans.
• Draft Weekly Report to send to DC by COB every Monday.
• Conduct trainings, technical assistance and consultations with local partners.
• Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary.


Educational Requirements:
• Undergraduate degree in political science, international relations or related field. Graduate degree in international relations or related field desirable.

Minimum Requirements:
• 5-7 years’ professional experience in democratic governance and politics, preferably working directly with legislative bodies or political parties, or equivalent combination.
• Strong communication and presentation skills.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively direct or participate in complex negotiations with bilateral and/or multilateral government agencies, other donors or relevant audiences.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and lead the efforts of other professionals to effectively meet program needs.
• Experience identifying and analyzing complex problems and developing creative solutions.
• Basic experience with grant management and accounting.

Desired Requirements:
• Experience with NGO management desirable.
• Demonstrated experience working with USG funded projects and familiarity with USG regulations and processes preferred.
• Demonstrated international experience and familiarity with international political systems and legislative bodies preferred.
• Willingness to travel.
• Working knowledge of politics, economics, history and culture of countries in Africa and Sudan preferred.

Performance Measures: (SMART: Simple, Measurable, Achievable, Results-oriented, Time bound). An annual work plan with specific SMART performance measures will be developed.

A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, the International Republican Institute (IRI) advances freedom and democracy worldwide by developing political parties, civic institutions, open elections, good governance and the rule of law. IRI has conducted programs in more than 100 counties and is currently active in 65 countries.

If interested, please apply through our online application system for consideration . Please write your cover letter in the Enter Text Resume space and upload a word document into the Attach Resume area.



Was this job of interest to you? Receive 20-25 jobs & consultancies in your email each day via our 3 Months DevNetJobs Value Membership. For only USD 44 for 3 months.  Click here to proceed

© Copyright 2010-2025 International Development Jobs.  All Rights Reserved.
Disclaimer: DevNetJobs is not affiliated with, nor does it endorse any of the Non-Profits, UN, UNDP, other UN Agencies, Charities, For-Profits, Governments, Companies or their jobs posted here. The contents of this site are provided as an information resource to jobseekers, advertisers and recruiters. None of these organizations or DevNetJobs is responsible for accuracy of these jobs or for external links from this website. Jobseekers should exercise caution to ascertain the validity of the jobs, especially when any organization asks for any fees or investment as a part of its recruitment process. Should you notice any suspect jobs, write to