Job position
Type of the job
Office Manager Washington D.C. Full-time
Career Summary
Key responsibilities of this position include renting and registering CCSD’ new office space, maintenance of the organization’s registration, securing a bank account, development of the organization policies and procedures, and providing strategic decisions related to program design and partnership building. The Office Manager will work with the CCSD Grant Manager. Based in Washington D.C., reports to Directors of Center for Civil Society and Democracy, who reports to the Board of CCSD.
Key responsibilities of this position will include: 
  • Set-up and expansion of the organization’s office space based on thorough research. 
  • Ensure that all registration requirements are met for opening the office in Washington, D.C. 
  • Maintain the organization’s registration by ensuring that all annual forms are filed (e.g., Form 990 to the IRS and Annual Report to the state of RI, where CCSD is currently registered) 
  • Draft all necessary organizational policies and procedures, for approval by the Board of Directors. 
  • Attend partnership meetings when/if necessary. 
  • Support the Board of Directors in fundraising and/or grant management when/if necessary. 
  • Provide leadership and support on US-focused advocacy efforts 
  • Liaise with CCSD Finance and Program staff to ensure coordination and collaboration between the organizations. 
Qualifications and skills

Ideal candidates for this position will: 

  • Hold a Master’s degree in Business or NGO Management / Administration, or a related discipline. 
  • Have at least 5 years of experience of working in administration of NGOs, preferably with annual budgets over $2 million. 
  • Have experience with office administration and financial management with excellent team management skills. 
  • Knowledge of anti-corruption and transparency mechanisms, and commitment to transparency in all functions. 
  • Knowledge of federal and state legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations such as employment standards, charities, taxation, CPP, EI, health coverage, etc. 
  • Have work experience in an international environment and with NGOs working in complex situations. 
  • Have the ability to meet deadlines while following through on multiple projects. 
  • Have the ability to speak and write fluent English. Ability to speak and write in Arabic is preferable but not required. 
  • Be a friendly, flexible, and supportive team member with excellent written and oral communication skills, and analytic skills. 
  • Be supportive of CCSD’s mission and highly dedicated to contributing to our efforts to achieve it. 
  • Be eligible to work in the United States at time of hire with ability to travel to Europe and/or Turkey if required. 

– The application deadline is Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 6:00 PM (Turkey).
– For those who find themselves meet the criteria, please visit the link below and fill out the form before the deadline.
– We conduct interviews with respect to meeting the required conditions, so If no reply is received within one month from the closing of the announcement, it means that you did not proceed to the next level.

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