The Open Society Institute (OSI) works to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve its mission, OSI seeks to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights. Investor and philanthropist George Soros in 1993 created OSI as a private operating and grantmaking foundation to support his foundations in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union; for more information, visit: www.soros.org.
The Middle East-North Africa Initiatives (MENA) is a program of the Open Society Institute dedicated to exploring possibilities for developing civil society in the countries of the region. Reporting to the Associate Director of OSI, and with the guidance of an Advisory Board, the Director of the Amman-based Arab Regional Office (ARO) would take primary responsibility for developing the grant-making portfolio and engaging in related advocacy and public information activities.
Qualifications include: Advanced degree, Extensive knowledge and experience in Middle East and North Africa; Experience working with NGOs, international organizations, and/or grant-making institutions; Fluency in Arabic; Excellent organizational skills.
To apply: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements before August 31, 2012, to: firstname.lastname@example.org Include job code in subject line: ARO-CEP
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