ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Internews seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for an upcoming media development project focused on enhancing efforts by Central Asian countries to maintain and strengthen the integrity of their information space and enhance public vigilance against disinformation. The project will support local information diversification and counter-disinformation efforts to strengthen society’s ability to develop, disseminate, and use information more effectively as informed citizens; support national and local media to produce balanced, factual, and unbiased reporting on domestic and international affairs relevant to local audiences; and advance information policies, strategies, and legal responses that strengthen information integrity.
The Deputy Chief of Party will support the Chief of Party in all aspects of program management, at a strategic and an operational level. They will help ensure timely delivery of activities, quality control, and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance, as well as cohesion of country and regional project teams and activities. They will lead on project reporting efforts, coordinating the project reporting team to ensure timely and quality monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of project activities for strong communication of project progress, challenges, results, and impact to donors as well as to the full project team for learning and adaptation. The Deputy Chief of Party may be required to act as acting Chief of Party from time to time and will also take on delegated Chief of Party responsibilities as required. The Deputy Chief of Party will support the Chief of Party in liaising with the funder on technical matters and in programs management and operations.
This role will be based in Almaty, Kazakhstan or Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
This is a limited-duration position with an anticipated term of five years.
Note: Hiring is contingent upon receipt of funding and required donor approvals.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon.
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This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.
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