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Ukraine Response Manager Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Administration, Business and Management   Silver Spring   14 views Reference: 7N1aMZyQbWm
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Helps develop and implement HIAS’ response strategy and deliverables in relation to HIAS’ Ukraine response in close coordination with relevant teams across HIAS HQ and the Ukraine Response Team.

Stays current on all aspects of the Ukraine crisis and other crises causing migration to and displacement in Europe, sharing relevant information and analysis during both internal and external meetings.

Schedules and attends meetings, representing HIAS in relevant committees, clusters, working groups and panels relating to the Ukraine crisis.

Ensures routine coordination with internal stakeholders, as well as external partners, to ensure information is collected and disseminated in an efficient manner.

Develops factsheets, talking points and other materials related to the Ukraine response, in coordination with Communications staff and other colleagues.

Helps track and manage programmatic aspects of the response from the administrative side.

Helps track and manage the Ukraine response budget as requested by Emergency Department leadership.

Performs other duties as needed.


Undergraduate degree in political science, international affairs or a related field; graduate degree strongly preferred.

4-6 years of humanitarian and/or emergency response experience.

Experience managing in a remote setting.

Understanding of Ukrainian, Russian and/or Eastern European political context.

Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills, including an ability to nurture collegial relationships with fellow staff, partners and other stakeholders.

Excellent organizational, problem-solving and project management skills.

Ability to manage several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

Travel to the region, if required.

Company Description
Organizationally, HIAS is guided by its Refugee Rights Framework. This rights-based approach, based on international human rights and humanitarian and refugee law and practice, provides a programming framework for HIAS focus on refugee protection. HIAS programming impact seeks to ensure that forcibly displaced people become contributors to society through the realization of their legal and civil rights and social and economic rights, to include 1) the right to protection from harm, violence and discrimination, 2) the right to recovery from the shock of displacement, and 3) the right to economic self-sufficiency and inclusion.