Deputy Project Director, Information and Media Practice at IREX – May 2024

Deputy Project Director, Information and Media Practice

Your Background & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required, master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive job experience.
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively on the technical aspects of implementation with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Proven track of working effectively with other projects, media and civil society, high-level host country host government counterparts, and other international partners.
  • Must possess the technical, managerial and communication skills to assume all related responsibilities of the COP position on a full-time basis if needed.
  • Effective oral and written communication credentials.
  • Very good command of English language is required.
  • Strong representation and organization skills.
  • A level of education combined with your professional experience will adequately show you can contribute meaningfully to the role.
  • Demonstrated skills in methodically solving problems in fast-paced environments.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft and FOSS productivity software.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and intercultural skills.
  • Very strong time management, multitasking, and organizational skills;
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and/or,
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or,
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • Familiarity with Center for Internet Security, Critical Security Controls (CIS CSC v8) or at least one industry-recognized security framework like NIST, ISO27000, and/or CSO community-driven SAFETAG framework.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as experience developing solid professional relationships.
  • A record of success as a forward-leaning, entrepreneurial, and adaptive leader within organizations
  • Broad experience designing and delivering remote or in-person assistance and training.
  • Experience servicing global beneficiaries and organizations of different missions, sizes, and mandates.
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in a country where this role is based.

Your Daily Tasks

  • Responsible for day-to-day program administration, including managing all field-based staff.
  • Lead technical implementation and guide the DS360 Project phase 3 as a whole, alongside Project Director/Senior Technical Advisor II.
  • Responsible for beneficiary and donor relationships including field staff beneficiary management and communications.
  • Assist Project Director/Senior Technical Advisor II with new business development and internal (IREX) project collaboration with other organizational programs and functions.
  • Support the Project Director/Senior Technical Advisor II in budgeting, costs, and compliance issues as needed.
  • Other support duties as needed.

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