Program Assistant

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Posted
Apr 14, 2021
Closes
Apr 24, 2021
Ref
16760
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The Program Assistant will provide program assistance services for the contract to provide support across all programmatic and technical offices within the USAID Middle East Bureau.

Responsibilities
  • Provide planning, monitoring, coordinating, and reporting on Bureau/Mission program activities to ensure that activities are efficiently and effectively implemented in a manner that achieves the objectives of the U.S. Government.
  • Research and provide technical support for studies, analyses, and related Mission and programmatic support.
  • Plan program and development assistance activities, including advising on the preparation of statements of work, project designs and strategic plans.
  • Monitor the implementation of program activities, with emphasis on identifying constraints, issues, logistical needs, and dependencies of specific inputs.
  • Plan and participate in program assessments and evaluations.
  • Prepare program/project tracking, reports and success stories.
  • Support USAID liaison and coordination efforts with other donors, NGOs, civil society groups, government officials, USAID staff, and other actors.
  • Provide records maintenance and other duties as assigned related to area(s) of responsibility.
  • Analyze and organize budget and field support tracking.
  • Manage control and filing/library maintenance.
  • Update and manage portfolio review, management systems and program files.
  • Provide Technical and program related conference and event planning.
  • Perform secretarial and administrative functions as needed, to include maintaining the calendars, scheduling meetings, maintaining files, handling mail and correspondence, program document preparation, presentations and preparing all travel-related documentation and making travel arrangements for staff as assigned.
  • Support the Middle East Affairs Office Director, Deputy Director, and provide limited backstop support to desk officers and field support as required.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years' experience or the equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
  • SECRET clearance Required; Interim SECRET clearance accepted.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, internet and e-mail applications.
  • Ability to travel as required to locations such as Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank/Gaza, Yemen.
  • Experience in the use of database applications is preferred.

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