ABA ROLI Justice Learning Program Director
Responsible and accountable for major program implementation, management and oversight of strategic and tactical elements of the program.
Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for the day-to-day management of assigned programs and that all programmatic requirements are being met/exceeded according the ABA, ROLI, and grantor requirements.
Accountable for all timely, accurate, and compliant programmatic monitoring and reporting.
Oversees and is accountable for the development and deployment of substantive programming and activities, including, but not limited to, project work plans, managing/assisting volunteer legal specialists and consultants, and convening, organizing and participating in program activities
Establishes and enhances effective collaboration and relationships with donor and other USG counterparts to fulfill program objectives within budget.
Maintains proactive communications with ROLI and ABA to ensure that program approach and activities incorporate institutional expertise. ROLI leadership to ensure timely and accurate updates on programs’ activities, achievements, and shortcomings. In area where program shortcomings are identified, creates and implements corrective action plans to improve performance against standards.
Assists in identifying best practices derived from lessons learned.
Ensures compliance with all donor, ABA, federal, state, and local laws/regulations while managing the program(s).
Ensures personal and program compliance with the FCPA. Provides leadership, coaching, counseling, feedback, performance appraisal, and, where appropriate, applies corrective actions to an assigned team.
Performs other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications & Interests:
Possession of a JD from an ABA-accredited law school and at least seven (7) years’ experience in program management, research or business operations which must have included international experience; OR, Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least ten (10) years’ experience in program management or business operations which must have included international experience. NOTE: If law degree is from a non-U.S. law school, the degree program may not be required to be an ABA-accredited law school if the incumbent is not a U.S. citizen.
Previous experience managing U.S. Government, USAID, NGO, or other similarly funded international grant programs.
Previous experience in implementing international donor-supported programs which must have included responsibilities for supervision of a team, financial management, and compliance.
Preferred Qualifications and Interests:
Host country language proficiency.
Previous experience working for an association, NGO, or other not-for-profit entity.