Program Coordinator, Civic Engagement and Governance


  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Date Posted: April 13, 2018
  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Job Type: Full-time 


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting good governance and civil society development, is accepting applications for a Program Coordinator, Civic Engagement and Governance (PC). The PC is member of EF’s Civic Engagement and Governance team and is responsible to provide programmatic oversight, guidance and backstopping support for the Foundation’s program portfolio in this practice area. Reporting to the Director for Civic Engagement and Governance, the PC will directly contribute to the successful implementation of EF’s innovative eGovernance and civil society programs. 


  • Assist with the preparation and review of annual work plans as well as performance monitoring and evaluation plans. 
  • Facilitate regular management calls with program staff based in Washington, DC, and the field. 
  • Assist with managing sub-awards to implementing partners and provide procurement oversight and guidance to field staff. 
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of systems and procedures to regularly track and report on program performance. 
  • Review and revise biweekly, quarterly and annual reports submitted by program teams based in the field and in Washington, DC. 
  • In coordination with the business development team, identify and develop funding opportunities for new initiatives in the practice area. 


  • At least 3 years of program management or backstopping experience, particularly for USAID-funded programs in public administration reform, governance or civil society. Familiarity with innovative eGovernance, anti-corruption and/or ICT4D programming a plus. 
  • Previous experience in overseas program implementation. Familiarity with program delivery in Ukraine preferred. 
  • Experience backstopping programs in compliance with USG (USAID and State Department) rules and regulations strongly preferred. Familiarity with non-USG (such as DFID) donors is a plus.
  • Familiarity with program design and evaluation as well as performance-based management tools required. 
  • Previous new business experience in the democracy and governance sphere preferred. 
  • Outstanding English writing and editing abilities a must. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, international affairs, political science, area studies or another relevant field required. Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Candidates must possess exceptional analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in Ukrainian, Russian or another regional language relevant to EF’s programs desirable. 


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to with PCCGE in the subject line. 

No calls please.

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