IPCRI Program Manager The Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information is a joint Israeli-‐ Palestinian action-‐oriented think tank that is committed to ending the occupation and promoting a just and sustainable solution to the conflict. To that end, IPCRI works in the fields of research and information, conflict transformation and environmental issues. IPCRI is currently looking for a Program Manager that can start as soon as possible. The program manager will be responsible for the implementation IPCRI's strategic plan, development of IPCRI’s programs and the day-‐to-‐day management of office activities in relation to the ongoing projects. The program manager is the third member of the upper management team, which includes an Israeli and a Palestinian co-‐director. The position is fulltime and based in East Jerusalem. A prospective candidate must show a commitment to stay with IPCRI for several years. A candidate with proven experience in the local NGO sector is highly preferred, especially successful project development and fundraising is important for this position. And the successful candidate must be completely fluent in Hebrew, Arabic and English. For work purposes the candidate will be required to occasionally travel to different locations in Palestine and Israel and sporadically attend events outside of working hours. Responsibilities: Program development: • • •
Identify partnership and funding opportunities Project development Project planning
Resource development: • • • •
Respond to funding opportunities Proposal writing Online and offline fundraising Donor relations
Communication and outreach: • •
Develop communication and outreach plans Coordinate all online and offline communication and outreach activities
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Supervise and manage a team of interns Manage small to medium sized projects Monitoring and evaluation of projects
Requirements: • • • • • • • •
Personal commitment to end the occupation and contribute to a just and sustainable solution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Native Hebrew or Arabic speaker with full proficiency in Hebrew, Arabic and English (both verbal and written). University degree in a relevant field. At least 3 to 5 years of work experience in a local or international NGO. Demonstrated successful project development and fundraising. Experience in proposal writing and donor relations. Experience in project or office management. Legal resident of Israel or Palestine prior to application.
Necessary skills: • • • • •
Excellent writer Self-‐motivated independent worker Good analytical abilities and strategic thinker Enjoy tackling complex problems and situations pro-‐actively Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills
To apply: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For application please provide: • • •
CV in English Letter of motivation in English, Hebrew and Arabic 3 references (names and phone numbers)
Send to above to Mirthe Biemans: email@example.com with ‘IPCRI Management Trainee’ in the subject line of the email BEFORE Wednesday March 6th. Please only apply if you meet all requirements. No phone calls about the position please. We will confirm receiving your application. Previous applicants need not apply again.
Published on Mar 3, 2013