ABA-ROLI-Latin America and the Caribbean-Program Officer

American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 11

Position description

This position monitors international technical assistance programs and provides advanced administrative and financial support to Program Manager and field-based staff. Creates and edits reports to and for funders. 


Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities


·         Assists in the creation of elementary aspects of work plan development and tracks all aspects of program implementation

·         Participates in the development of proposals and supporting budgetary requirements. 

·         Provides support to the recruitment of workshop faculty and short- and long-term experts within an assigned area.

·         Assists in the preparation and editing reports to and for funders 

·         Accompanies study tours and assist with program organization and activities and supports the tour leader

·         Provides support to and is accountable for logistical arrangements for domestic and international events and is accountable for the preparation of relevant briefing materials. 

·         May participate in ABA ROLI representation domestically

·         Provides support in the development of M&E plans and programs 

·         Participates in the preparation of information and materials provided to donors.

·         Assigns, coordinates, and participates in research activities as assigned. 

·         Assists in all compliance efforts with ABA and other donor policies, practices, procedures, and regulations

·         Accountable for adherence to and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act [FCPA]. Monitors program finances and expenses, and updates funding charts

·         Conducts research related to ROLI initiatives

·         Performs other related duties as required


Basic Qualifications and Interests

·         Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience

·         At least two (2) years of work experience in a program management capacity


Preferred Qualifications and Interests

·         Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university. 

·         Previous work experience overseas

·         Proficiency in Spanish in both written and spoken communications

·         Previous work experience in a not-for-profit, association, and/or 
NGO setting  

Application instructions

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