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E-Collaborative for Civic Education


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March 22, 2021
March 8, 2021

The E-Collaborative for Civic Education (ECCE), a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Bethesda, with a mission to leverage technology to promote democracy and human rights in Iran. ECCE has two sister flagship projects, Tavaana and TavaanaTech. Tavaana, is an e-learning institute for Iranian civil society, focusing on human rights education and capacity-building, paying special attention to the inclusion of minorities and other marginalized groups. TavaanaTech ensures Iranian citizens and activists have the digital safety tools and skills necessary to be effective and safe online. More information can be found at tavaana.org/en

The Project Manager will oversee deliverables, budgets, and reporting for these projects. Demonstrated project management skills and experience with State Department-funded projects are highly desirable.   

Honesty, integrity, and a strong work ethic are musts. 

Responsibilities include:

Program Management

-Maintain project records, including contracts, 

-Oversee reporting to donor agencies, including drafting quarterly narrative reports, collecting M&E data from consultants, compiling project data, and tracking deliverable progress for all grants

-Act as a point of contact for the organization, including for grant donors, potential partners, and consultants


Project Development and Strategy

-Develop new project concepts and recommend project ideas with a strategic view on sustainability and innovation. Guide the project’s vision, maintaining a high-level view of the project and its moving pieces. 

-Strategize and draft grant proposals in coordination with the Director


Admin/Finance

-Create consultant contracts and SOWs

-Contribute to admin/finance matters, including invoice allocation, budget oversight, and procurement/vetting processes alongside the finance department

-Maintain an archive of project files, ensuring that they are up to date and secure

-Update policy manuals and procedures as necessary alongside the finance team and the Director

-Hire and manage interns each season

-Manage a worldwide team of consultants alongside the Director 


Qualifications:

-BA degree (MA preferred) in International Affairs, Regional Studies, Political Science, International Development, or a related discipline.  

-4-7 years relevant experience in project management, development, and implementation, including financial management

-Demonstrated attention to detail

-Strong writing abilities and interpersonal skills

-Experience with the U.S. Department of State’s grant rules and regulations preferred, but not required

-Comfort with using technology. Knowledge of HTML, Photoshop, experience with a CMS, and/or experience with social media management highly desirable. Willingness to learn is a must.

-Ability to work independently and as part of a team

-Ability to work with highly sensitive information 

-Authorized to work in the United States

-Interest in Iran and issues of civic education and civil society are highly desirable

-Persian and/or Arabic language fluency (including reading/writing) is a plus but not required

-A PMP certification is preferred, but not required


ECCE offers a salary commensurate with experience and a competitive benefits package including full health and dental coverage and a retirement savings 401(k) plan with a generous employer match. ECCE is an equal opportunity employer.


In order to be considered for this position, please email project.admin@eciviced.org with a cover letter describing your interest in the position, your resume, contact information for 3 references, desired salary, and a writing sample (less than 2 pages). Please submit all documents as one PDF or Word document with the email heading “[NAME]- Project Manager”

The E-Collaborative for Civic Education (ECCE), a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Bethesda, with a mission to leverage technology to promote democracy and human rights in Iran. ECCE has two sister flagship projects, Tavaana and…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
3 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD 20814

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, please email project.admin@eciviced.org with a cover letter describing your interest in the position, your resume, contact information for 3 references, desired salary, and a writing sample (less than 2 pages). Please submit all documents as one PDF or Word document with the email heading “[NAME]- Project Manager”

In order to be considered for this position, please email project.admin@eciviced.org with a cover letter describing your interest in the position, your resume, contact information…

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