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The Center for Digital Resilience (CDR) is seeking a Program Manager to join our global team to assist with implementation of a series of projects which support the digital resilience of online communities across the world.

The Program Manager will be responsible for the management of CDR’s community projects, from planning and implementing, through to monitoring, reporting and closure. Working closely with the Community and Security teams and our partners, the Program Manager will ensure implementation of activities on time and on budget.

The successful candidate will work with the Chief Operating Officer to ensure that all CDR’s programming is of the highest possible quality. Working remotely, the successful candidate should be able to build strong working relationships across regions and time zones to encourage a systematic and efficient approach to program management within the organisation and with our partners.

The Center for Digital Resilience strengthens the digital resilience and integrity of civic space around the world. We work closely with partners to provide the structures, tools, and resources needed by communities to operate safely and effectively online. Our values of tolerance, internet freedom, community-focused approaches, human-focused technology, continual learning, and transparency guide every aspect of our work across our core pillars of Community Engagement, Information & Analysis, and Technology.

Responsibilities

●     Coordinate project implementation from initiation to close out, monitoring quality and timeliness of implementation

●     Monitor project budgets and resource allocation, and support the finance team to ensure efficient financial systems

●     Communicate performance and obstacles to relevant stakeholders and ensure all projects progress

●     Draft regular and timely reports for relevant stakeholders using monitoring data to better communicate the impact of our work

●     Keep up to date with compliance related to relevant donors and ensure that CDR remains within the regulations stipulated

●     Take an active part of the review process to ensure learning and effective change to support CDR’s growth.

Qualifications

Relevant Experience

●     Proven experience of project management, meeting all project commitments, including planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting and closure,

●     Strong track record of financial management skills, including budget management and planning,

●     Good knowledge of donor compliance, preferably for the US State Department,

●     Experience working in human rights, digital security, tech advocacy, or related field working with high-risk users and communities,

●     Confident, effective communication habits across multiple platforms and time zones in a fast-paced, remote team environment.

 

Expected Skills & Capacities

●     Exceptional professionalism and follow-through with attention to detail,

●     Able to foresee problems, evaluate alternatives and find solutions,

●     Ability to work alone and remotely whilst building close working relationships with colleagues and partners

●     Superb interpersonal, writing, and communication skills,

●     Ability to manage time effectively across multiple responsibilities and priorities,

●     Excellent ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse, multicultural audiences across organizational boundaries,

●     Willing and able to travel to meet colleagues, partners and other stakeholders,

●     Fluency in English is required; fluency or proficiency in other languages is a plus.

 Additional

CDR is a global organization registered in Washington, D.C. This position can be located anywhere, with a slight preference for those based close to EST, GMT, or CET time zones. CDR is a small organisation of six staff members with a commitment to stay small. Therefore candidates should be self-reliant and prepared to jump in and help on organisational tasks where necessary and appropriate.


The Center for Digital Resilience (CDR) is seeking a Program Manager to join our global team to assist with implementation of a series of projects which support the digital resilience of online communities across the world.

The Program…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 20, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Compensation is based on experience and location. A generous global benefit package, of pension, holidays, parental leave, etc is included. We view our team as key to our success and we want to ensure CDR is a great place to work, where people feel supported, can grow professionally, and want to stay for the long term. As such, we value our team’s welfare, happiness, work-life balance, and overall well-being. We are a global organization and as such we are obliged to adhere to the laws and regulations of all countries in which we live and work. Where we can afford to, we aspire to the highest common denominator among these policies, always implementing the best, most ethical of these regulations rather than the basic legal requirement.

Compensation is based on experience and location. A generous global benefit package, of pension, holidays, parental leave, etc is included. We view our team as key to our success and we…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English.

Any other language a plus

Fluency in English.

Any other language a plus

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
1300 I St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email their resume and a brief, one-page cover letter to:

info@digiresilience.org

Interested candidates should email their resume and a brief, one-page cover letter to:

info@digiresilience.org

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