Senior Program Assistant, Performance Evaluation

Social Impact
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Nov 27

Position description

The Senior Program Assistant will be supporting a variety of SI’s programs with clients, such as USAID and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The Senior Program Assistant will report to a Program Manager. Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide administrative and logistical support to project teams, including consulting agreements, arranging travel, hotels, visas, and insurances for travelling team members.
  • Orient consultant team members to procedures for working with SI.
  • Facilitate communication/collaboration between SI Program Managers, consultants and client.
  • Organize and schedule training events associated with various SI contracts.
  • Under the supervision of Program Manager, draft and edit documents and reports.
  • Under supervision of Program Manager, monitor program budgets and reconcile expenditures.
  • Under supervision of Program Manager, provide technical support such as analyzing qualitative data, conducting desk research, or drafting deliverables.
  • As able, in a Program Manager’s absence, serve as “Acting” Program Manager.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, or related subject (required).
  • Minimum 1 year experience, research experience may be included.
  • Coursework in international development preferred.
  • Work or study experience abroad preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow through on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Familiarity with quantitative or qualitative analysis software preferred.
  • Foreign language proficiency preferred.
  • Working knowledge of PC-based word processing, Excel, and desktop publishing applications.

Application instructions

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