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Subject: Two Eurasia Foundation Job announcements
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009
From: "Angie Woodward" <awoodward@eurasia.org>

Regional Vice President Ukraine/Belarus/Moldova Kyiv, Ukraine

Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based public charitable organization with its missions to foster civil society development in the Eurasia region, and the founder of the EF Network, is accepting applications for Regional Vice President (RVP) for Ukraine Belarus and Moldova, based in Kyiv, Ukraine.

The RVP oversees the work of all EF programs in Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova. The EF program in Ukraine is administered through the Ukrainian based East Europe Foundation (EEF), a member of the EF network. The RVP is also seconded to the EEF as its President and reports to the Board of Directors of EEF in that capacity.

The RVP leads the strategic programming for the region, serves as the chief representative and key decision maker of EF/EEF and broadly represents the interests of EF/EEF with donors and partners, including its key donor, the US government, international institutions, European governments and multinational and Ukrainian corporations. Key components of this assignment are to implement the strategic objectives, provide leadership and motivation of employees and enthusiasm among key stakeholders, including day-to-day operations of EEF-Ukraine, transformation of the EF representative office in Moldova into an independent local foundation - EEF-Moldova and oversight of EF programs in Belarus. In all of these endeavors, the RVP works in close consultation with EF senior management in Washington DC and the EEF board of directors.

Requirements: Previous working experience in the Eurasia region, program management experience; fluency in written and spoken English as well as high degree of proficiency in Russian or Ukrainian. Minimum ten years professional experience in business, nonprofit, academic or government sectors required. Masters degree or equivalent is required, preferably in the area of international development, public policy, economics, or business management. All qualified candidates welcome to apply. Please send resume and cover letter referencing Regional Vice President to resumes@eurasia.org. For more information about the position please see www.eurasia.org.

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Regional Development Officer, South Caucasus

Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based public charitable organization with its missions to foster civil society development in the Eurasia region, and the founder of the EF Network, is accepting applications for Regional Development Officer, for the Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF), based in Tbilisi, Georgia.

EPFs programs aim to achieve social justice and economic prosperity by focusing on three main areas:

Promoting evidence-based research that directly impacts policy

Giving people the tools to participate in the democratic process and to improve their economic opportunities

Fostering a culture of philanthropy and volunteerism at both the community and corporate levels.

The Regional Development Officer will take part in setting, coordinating and implementing the Foundations fundraising strategy in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. S/he will coordinate a fundraising team of professionals located in all three countries, and engage with high-level members of the Board of Trustees Development Committee. Conducting research into new program areas is also a central piece of the RDOs role in program design and proposal writing.

The Foundation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to resumes@eurasia.org. For more information about this position please see www.eurasia.org.