The Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) is pleased to announce opening for the position of Media Support Program Manager. More about...

28 Jan, 2010


Key functions:

Program management; planning, implementation and monitoring of the program activities; coordination of program directions; supervision of grant and operational projects; preparation of program activity reports.

Main Duties:

– Analyze existing situation and events within the program field;
– Develop program strategy;
– Analyze and describe profiles of key actors within the program field;
– Coordinate activities and exchange information with other donors in the field;
– Monitor and evaluate program directions;
– Monitor current and implemented project outcomes within the program scope;
– Analyze and pre-assess grant proposals;
– Monitor implementation of contracts with the grantees;
– Other activities that are in the interest of the foundation and the program.

The candidates shall meet the following criteria:

Higher education in Media Management or related field (Master’s degree is highly desirable) 

Experience, practical knowledge and skills:

– Minimum three years experience in program management;
– Minimum five years experience in working for a local or international organizations;
– Experience in working in Mass Media;
– Vision of existing trends in the field in Georgia;
– Staff management skills and relevant experience;
– Ability to draft standard papers;
– Ability to plan, coordinate and control the program activities;
– Experience in issuing or managing grants;
– Excellent knowledge of computer programs (MS office);
– Excellent knowledge of Georgian, English and Russian languages;
– Leadership and organizational skills;
– Communicative, ability to work independently and under pressure;
– Experience in developing budget and dealing with financial papers.


Media Support program Manager is answerable to the Executive Director.


alary will be established commensurate with the candidate’s salary history, qualification and professional experience. Announcement: Interested persons shall submit their applications to the foundation’s secretariat in a sealed envelop containing the following documents in Georgian:

  1. Letter of motivation;
  2. Autobiography- CV (please, indicate contact and mailing address, e-mail address, phone number);
  3. A photocopy of Identification card;
  4. Two recommendation letters (Please, indicate contact numbers of referees).

Please, label your applications as “Media Support Program Manager Vacancy”. 

Please, submit photocopies of documents as they will be returned to applicants. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates are personally responsible for submitting complete applications. 

The Foundation office: 10 Chovelidze str., (Former Belinski str) Tbilisi 

The deadline for submitting an application is December 22, 12:00.

Selection procedure:

candidates will be selected on a competition basis. The applications will be reviewed by the foundation’s selection committee at the several levels:
The foundation will contract only successful short listed applicants prior to February 1, 2009.
The final c will be drawn by the selection committee after the interviews with selected candidates.

For further inquiries please contact us at:
Tel:  (+995 32) 25 04 63 ,  (+995 32) 25 05 92 E-mail:
Contact person: Tiko Tushishvili