Program Analyst

Location
20850, Rockville
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Jan 12, 2019
Industry
Other
Hours
Contract

Job Summary/Company:

Are you dedicated to education on an international scale? Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If so, this role is for you! Sparks Group is partnered with a not-for-profit organization committed to global education.  We are seeking individuals to provide programmatic support to a Scholarship team in the DC office.  If you have a passion for education, mission driven attitude and looking to impact the industry in a big way – we want you!  Apply today or call 202-463-5100!

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates communication with client counterparts for assigned country or programmatic portfolio and responds to general and specific questions, inquiries and correspondence
  • Provides information to internal client units and external regional scholarship clients so that country and programmatic priorities and policies can be achieved. 
  • Monitors grant funds, including supplementary, cost-shares and endowments and recommends financial allocations for assigned country portfolio.
  • Analyzes data and develops reports for the project and regional leads.

Qualifications/Background profile:

  • Undergraduate degree (in related field)
  • Experience in projects and tasks involving complex details which require well-developed organizational, time-management and administrative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to read and interpret documents such as contracts, policy and procedure manuals and write complex reports and correspondence.   
  • Program management experience preferred, ideally in international contexts
  • Knowledge of higher education systems in the United States and abroad.
  • Ability to compare and evaluate possible courses of action and recommend or decide appropriate course of action. 
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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