The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a Resident Senior Director to manage and represent a complex, multi-faceted portfolio of democracy assistance programs in Ukraine. Particular focus is on strengthening the political and civic organizing skills of Ukrainian leaders in a wide range of local partner organizations, encouraging political participation and inclusion of women and other marginalized groups, and public communication and outreach by Ukrainian governmental and non-governmental leaders. This position will be based in Kyiv and requires travel throughout the country. The position is available immediately.
This position will have supervisory responsibility for the design, management and implementation of programs for civic and political leaders, at the national, regional and local levels. The Resident Director will also represent NDI to the government of Ukraine, the US Embassy, USAID, European and other donor embassies and agencies, and local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Candidate will also be responsible for the overall management of the office, to include financial and human resource management in consultation with the DC office. Close coordination will also be expected with NDI -Washington, including day-to-day contact with the Washington-based staff that provides oversight for field activities.