ABA ROLI Program Officer, Europe and Eurasia

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 6 July 2018

Job Description


ABA ROLI seeks qualified candidates for a full-time program officer in the Europe and Eurasia division. The position will focus on supporting and managing U.S. government-funded grant programs based in the Central Asia region, as well as supporting other portfolios as needed.


  • Assists in the creation of elementary aspects of work plan development and tracks all aspects of program implementation.
  • Participates in the development of proposals and supporting budgetary requirements.
  • Provides support to the recruitment of workshop faculty and short- and long-term experts within an assigned area.
  • Assists in the preparation and editing reports to and for funders.
  • Accompanies study tours and assist with program organization and activities and supports the tour leader.
  • Provides support to and is accountable for logistical arrangements for domestic and international events and is accountable for the preparation of relevant briefing materials.
  • May participate in ABA ROLI representation domestically.
  • Provides support in the development of M&E plans and programs
  • Participates in the preparation of information and materials provided to donors.
  • Assigns, coordinates, and participates in research activities as assigned.
  • Assists in all compliance efforts with ABA and other donor policies, practices, procedures, and regulations.
  • Accountable for adherence to and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act [FCPA].
  • Monitors program finances and expenses, and updates funding charts.
  • Conducts research related to ROLI initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience.
  • At least two (2) years of work experience in a program management capacity.


  • Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university.
  • Previous work experience in program or project management, including creating and monitoring budgets, drafting and editing reports, managing subgrants, and ensuring compliance with organization or donor policies.
  • Previous experience developing grant proposals.
  • Previous work experience in a not-for-profit, association, and/or NGO setting.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up with candidates who are selected for interviews. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and this position may be filled prior to the close date.

About the Organization

ABA ROLI is a non-profit program that implements legal reform programs in more than 50 countries around the world. ABA ROLI has nearly 500 professional staff working abroad and in its Washington, D.C. office. ABA ROLI’s host country partners include judges, lawyers, bar associations, law schools, court administrators, legislatures, ministries of justice and a wide array of civil society organizations, including human rights groups.

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