Open Society Foundations seek Team Manager
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to criticism, whose laws and policies are open to debate and correction, and whose political institutions are open to the participation of all people. We seek to strengthen justice and the rule of law; broaden respect for human rights, including the rights of minorities; encourage pluralism and a robust diversity of opinion; deepen democratic practice and participation; expand economic equity; support effective governance; and invest in individuals, public and private organizations, and social movements that advance these goals. We are seeking a
The Open Society Initiative for Europe works at national, local and pan-European level to support European progress towards open society goals though grant making, convening, advocacy and research mainly, and supports OSF’s foundations and thematic programs to achieve their Europe-focused strategies.
The Open Society Initiative for Europe is seeking a Team Manager to be in charge of a portfolio of grants called “Reclaiming Local Public Spheres in Central Europe”. The grants support organizations working with civil society organizations to strengthen, revive, and above all widen the constituencies that support open society values, as well as local initiatives to solve problems at community level through participation, inclusion and equality. The work focuses on Hungary, Poland, Czechia and Slovakia.
To be successful, you should have a minimum of 7 years’ experience in an organization other than a foundation, relevant to the duties of this role. Proficient written and spoken communication skills in English is important, and the ability to communicate in any of the languages spoken in the region would be beneficial.
Competitive rates of pay apply.
Closing date: 30 November 2018.
We are strengthened by the diversity of our colleagues across the Open Society Foundations. We welcome applications from people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences, and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments so that colleagues with disabilities are able to fulfill the essential functions of the job.
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