[VACANCY]: Team Manager, Restitution of African Cultural Heritage Initiative. Nairobi.
Team Manager, Restitution of African Cultural Heritage Initiative. Nairobi. Deadline: 08/22/2021
Do you want to help make the world a better place using your vision for how art and culture advance vibrant, open societies? The Open Society Culture and Art Program is seeking a Team Manager to oversee the Open Society Foundations’ Restitution of African Cultural Heritage Initiative. This position for a fixed-term duration of two years and can be based in West, East or Southern Africa.
The Team Manager will be responsible for leading Culture and Art’s Restitution Initiative, including developing a 2-year strategy and accompanying work plans. They will work closely with the Director of Culture and Art and with Open Society African offices and foundations such as the Africa Regional Office (AfRO), Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA), Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), and Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA).
The Open Society Foundations (OSF) work to build vibrant and inclusive democracies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. We are active in more than 120 countries, making us the world’s largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights.
Launched in 2019, Culture and Art seeks to advance diverse artistic practices and strengthen locally-led cultural spaces around the world. It addresses the aesthetic, political, and capacity needs of arts leaders, individual artists, and cultural activists working at the intersection of culture, art, and social change. Through grants, fellowships (the Soros Arts Fellowship and the Moving Walls Fellowship), convenings, and public programs, it connects, convenes, and sustains a global network of locally-led cultural organizations and initiatives.
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