Department: Country Support
Reports to: Regional Lead, Europe
Status: Full-time Permanent
Start Date: Available immediately
Do you want to help improve the lives of people around the world? We invite you to join Open Government Partnership (OGP) and our talented team of passionate change agents working to promote open, transparent and participative governance globally. Not only will you be doing interesting and meaningful work, but you will also have opportunities for continued professional and career growth while you do so. All of this in an environment that encourages you to do your best both at work and home. Finally, we offer a competitive salary with a generous benefits package. The expected starting range for this position is €64,000 - €78,000 per annum, commensurate with your experience.
The Senior Regional Coordinator for Europe supports civil society, governments, and other key actors in using the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to progress reforms on transparency, accountability, and participation. This position will be responsible for supporting OGP members across multiple countries in Europe in their development and implementation of high-quality, relevant, and ambitious OGP action plans. Additionally, this role will identify and encourage learning between OGP countries, engage thematic and development partners, donors, and regional/and multilateral institutions, and conduct political and strategic analysis to promote open government in the region.
This position is based in Berlin, Brussels or London. Kindly apply for this position by sending your C.V, and cover letter in the link advertised. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Because of the volume of applications, we will not be able to respond to every applicant. We thank applicants in advance for their expressions of interest.
This position involves regular office activities in both homeworking and office environments. This may include frequently sitting for long periods of time and occasionally requires walking, lifting (no more than 15 pounds), carrying (no more than 15 pounds), reaching, kneeling, pushing/pulling, bending and crouching. Rarely requires climbing. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the job.
Our offices are accessible and located close to public transportation. Work spaces are open plan and shared with other organizations. Regular travel (estimated 25%) may be required to OGP events/meetings via long-haul flights in economy class. This position may also involve home working and, if so, requires the individual to maintain a suitable and safe environment in which to work. OGP provides an ergonomic benefit to assist in setting up home offices.
Open Government Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity/expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by national, state or local law or ordinance.
Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified applicants with disabilities may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.