The Libya Portfolio Manager (LPM) is responsible for managing AMIDEAST’s education, training, and exchange programs in Libya and serving as AMIDEAST’s point of contact to the Libya External Office (LEO) on USG-funded programs. The position is based in Tunisia to support Libyan in-country staff, including assisting with logistical arrangements. A major responsibility of this position is to coordinate communication with the LEO, country staff in Libya, AMIDEAST Tunisia and AMIDEAST HQ on matters related to Libyan programs.
The LPM works closely with the Country Director in Tunis and HQ counterparts in DC to ensure that existing programs are managed efficiently and to generate proposals and budgets for new programming. This includes developing a thorough understanding of AMIDEAST operational processes, budgets, and human resource capacities that contribute to the ultimate success and efficiency of program. This may also include designing research and M&E approaches to specific projects or ongoing activities to inform overall strategy and decision-making. The LPM is expected to have a good understanding of the Libyan political context, security issues, and educational system, as well as the landscape of international development projects in the country.
Depending on program schedules and security protocols, the LPM may be required to travel to Libya for selected implementation and coordination activities.
This is a full-time, local hire position eligible for full AMIDEAST benefits.
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the incumbent will perform other reasonable business-related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other managers when necessary. AMIDEAST reserves the right to change duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.