Program Associate - Middle East and North Africa

International Republican Institute
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Apr 04

Position description

Every employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI, and demonstrating the core values in their day-to-day operations.

The Program Associate is the entry-level position for program work at IRI, and provides administrative and programmatic support for current and developing programs in the region.

Position Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in political science, international relations or related field.
  • 0-1 year of experience in international development or related field.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.
  • Excellent writing, research and communication skills.
  • French or Arabic-language skills preferred but not required.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Tracks and follows-up on pending procurement requests, approvals and monitoring once approved.
  • Updates budget tracker; cross-reference with PSR on monthly basis and interacts with appropriate Project Accountant and other Accounting staff.
  • Drafts quarterly, semi-annual, final and other relevant reports for funders.
  • Handles travel for all portfolio programs, including ensuring the receipt and recording of approvals and maintaining the Travel Tracker up to date, and in compliance with funder requirements.
  • Compiles and facilitates submission of contract packages.
  • Serves as point of contact for RFP solicitations and compiles submitted materials for the RFP evaluation process.
  • Updates program databases, contract trackers, etc.
  • Compiles briefing books for trainers.
  • Maintains project site and documents.
  • Provides logistical support for DC meetings and events for the Regional Division.
  • Supports IRI’s communication strategy including IRI’s branding and outreach plans on projects assigned, including drafts and updates program summaries and other outreach materials, drafts web stories, tweets, etc.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams and initiatives (optional).
  • Travels to the field as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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