ABA-ROLI Program Officer, Europe & Eurasia

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 27 April 2021

Job Description

This position monitors international technical assistance programs in Armenia and Ukraine region and provides advanced administrative and financial support to Program Manager and field-based staff. Creates and edits reports to and for funders.

Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications & Interests

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications & Interests

  • Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university.
  • Previous work experience overseas.
  • Proficiency, if not fluency, in Russian, Armenian or one or more of the Balkans languages. Previous work experience in a not-for-profit, association, and/or NGO setting.

About the Organization

The Rule of Law Initiative is a public service project of the American Bar Association dedicated to promoting legal reform efforts in over 40 countries around the world. The Rule of Law Initiative believes that rule of law promotion is the most effective long-term antidote to the most pressing problems facing the world community today, including poverty, economic stagnation, and crippling levels of corruption. The Rule of Law Initiative concentrates its technical legal assistance efforts in the following substantive areas: 1) Anti-corruption & public integrity; 2) Criminal law & combating trafficking in persons; 3) Gender issues; 4) Human rights & conflict mitigation; 5) Judicial reform; 6) Legal education reform; and 7) Legal profession reform. The Rule of Law Initiative enlists talented individuals who possess the skills and commitment necessary to effectively promote the rule of law in our host countries. We regularly seek experienced attorneys, judges, and law professors interested in lending their expertise to our programs for both long- and short-term pro bono assignments overseas. For more information please visit our website at www.abarol.org.

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