The Rights and Dignity Project is a USAID funded program that seeks to strengthen governmental and non-governmental human rights protection systems, resulting in an increasingly tolerant, just, and equitable El Salvador. The Project is realizing this goal through the following objectives: 1) increase effectiveness of human rights organizations and defenders to advocate for human rights and democracy in El Salvador; 2) increase ability of selected key independent institutions to protect human rights in El Salvador; and 3) increase citizen awareness on human rights and democratic practices to prevent human rights abuses and discrimination.
Counterpart International is seeking a Salvadoran national to serve as Operations Manager, supporting the Chief of Party and the Deputy Chief of Party in the Project’s day-to-day operational management, ensuring the Project’s smooth operations and compliance with both Counterpart and USAID regulations and coordinating between the administrative and technical components of the project. The Operations Manager will provide leadership and oversee following units: Finance and Administration, and grants. S/he will work closely with the Project’s COP, Technical Deputy Chief of Party and key personnel to ensure technical and financial reporting requirement are met in timely manner and on budget. The person selected will be expected to interact regularly with Project and Mission staff, as well as with human rights partners, government officials, and other relevant stakeholders. This is a full-time position based in San Salvador, El Salvador that will report to the Chief of Party.