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August 4, 2014

OPEN TO: All interested candidates

 

POSITION: USAID Project Management Specialist, FSN-11

 

OPENING DATE: August 4, 2014

 

CLOSING DATE: September 1, 2014

 

WORK HOURS: Full-time (40 hours per week)

 

LENGTH OF HIRE: Permanent position

 

Major duties and responsibilities:

The Project Management Specialist (Civil Society) position is located in the Democracy and Governance Office (DGO), USAID/Serbia.  DGO manages an assistance portfolio of approximately US$8.5M to strengthen the accountability of key democratic institutions with the aim of helping Serbia on its path to Euro-Atlantic integration. The key programmatic areas under the purview of DGO fall within civil society, legislative and local government strengthening, and rule of law reforms.

August 1, 2013

The Promoting Good Governance Project, a partnership between USAID and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), is a three-year effort to develop the technical capacities of the National Assembly, anti-corruption institutions, local government, and civil society organizations (CSOs).  It is strengthening oversight and accountability mechanisms, and promoting increased citizen participation. 

August 1, 2013

USAID’s Business Enabling Project is a five-year initiative launched in January 2011.  The project helps the Government of Serbia (GOS) increase the competitiveness of the Serbian economy and its private sector by streamlining the business enabling environment, improving public financial management, and strengthening financial markets.  Project activities are based on priorities identified by the private sector and the GOS. 

August 1, 2013

USAID’s Civil Society Forward (CSF) Project is a two-year project supporting local civic activism and policy advocacy initiatives that advance Serbia‘s Euro-Atlantic integration efforts, particularly outside Belgrade and major cities.  CSF is working to improve prospects for local Serbian philanthropy to expand potential sources of civil society support.  In addition, CSF is strengthening civil society capacity, networks, linkages and innovation to better address community and social challenges through collective action.

August 1, 2013

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has begun directly funding Serbian organizations to strengthen their capacity and use USAID assets more efficiently. Rather than hire international companies to run local programs, as has been USAID's practice, USAID/Serbia has recently given direct grants to a number of Serbian organizations.  Direct assistance recognizes the increased capabilities of these organizations and places full responsibility for managing their programs in their hands.  USAID expects to make additional grants in the future.

 

USAID and Civic Initiatives Launch Project to Empower Youth to Create Positive Change in South Serbia and Sandzak
July 30, 2013

Bujanovac, July 2013 – Civic Initiatives and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a 15-month project to improve the status of youth and reduce their marginalization in South Serbia and Sandzak. The ‘’Empowered Youth for Positive Changes in South Serbia and Sandzak’’ will build the capacity of young people, youth groups and civil society organizations and increase the employability and activism of youths in the target regions.

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