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Program Manager IV

Apex Systems

This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted December 8, 2020.

if you meet the following qualifications are interested in this opening, please send an updated resume to POSITION Public Policy Diaspora Manager LOCATION NYC DURATION 8 month contract We are looking for a public policy and relationship management expert who can combine a passion for technology’s potential to create opportunity and to make Africa and the Middle East more open and connected, with deep knowledge of and relationships with policy influencers across African and Arab diaspora communities.

The Public Policy Diaspora Engagement lead is part of a wider Africa and Middle East Public Policy team that is dealing with some of the most interesting public policy challenges of our times, including privacy, safety and security, human rights, Internet shutdowns, the impact of the Internet on economic growth and social good, and new opportunities for democratic engagement.

Responsibilities Work with Africa and Middle East policy regional and functional headsleads to implement diaspora engagement strategy (including events, partnerships, etc.) Deepen the stakeholder mapping of key African and Arab diaspora communities and policy influencers Manage the budget for all diaspora programmatic activity across the region Represent client in meetings with diaspora policy influencers Monitor key diaspora communities for policy issues at the intersection of technology, social media, human rights, emerging market entrygrowth Inform and support policy agenda and programs across key diaspora communities Work with Safety and Policy Programs teams and external policy and civil society partners to create and implement relevant policy programs Work with our policy programs team to implement programs to address key policy issues, including content policy, elections, human rightssocial impact Identify and advise client on emerging public policy issues Support the Africa and Middle East Public Policy teams on any other priority policy issues and programs Minimum Qualifications A degree or advanced degree in international relations, international development, business, human rights andor a related field At least 7 years significant demonstrated experience in government relations, advocacy project management andor development Significant experience strategically engaging Arab andor African stakeholders, including relevant policy influencers and key organizations Keen understanding of political systems, socio-cultural contexts and relevant policy and civil society institutions across the Middle East and Africa Significant experience living and working across Middle East and Africa required Extensive experience with relevant policy issues, including human rights, free expression Experience in policy engagement or program development for a multinational corporation or civil society institution Excellent judgment, strategy development, communication and persuasive skills, creativity, perspective, the ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment Passion for community building across the diaspora and commitment to the power of technology to connectamplify voice Superb written and oral communications skills Fluency in both written and conversational English required, and fluency in Arabic greatly preferred Interest and ability to travel (approximately 10), primarily across key diaspora hubs Fluency in technology and a passion for client’s mission.

EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer.

We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.

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