Program Coordinator

School-to-School International
  • Location
    Pacifica, California
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Oct 13

Position description

School-to-School International (STS) is a nonprofit organization based in Pacifica, California committed to improving the lives and learning of girls and boys worldwide through thoughtful research, practice, and partnerships. For over a decade, we have partnered with individuals, government ministries, nongovernmental organizations, private foundations, and research institutions to improve the quality of children’s learning through educational research and integrated support solutions for children in primary school. We have worked in over 30 countries across the globe providing assistance in research and evaluation, curriculum and training, and policy and planning.

Duties

 

• Financial Management
o Review project invoices and financial reports as needed.  
o Process consultant invoices and expense reports for approval and payment. 
o Update project budget monitoring, including pipelines and actuals.
o Inform clients of obligation burn rates and needed increases.  
o Lead procurement for projects as needed.  
o Process disbursement requests and field office transfers. 

• Program Management
o Support tracking of project activities, deliverables and products.
o Provide direct support to consultants and clients when needed, including processing consultant paperwork, invoices, and disbursement requests.
o Maintain project files and contact sheet.
o Draft scopes of work for short-term technical assignments.

• Contract Management
o Work with Technical Manager to ensure project is executed in compliance with the contract and troubleshoot as necessary.
o As requested, prepare and manage consultant and institutional contracts. 
o Prepare approval requests for submission to client including travel and personnel requests when applicable. 
o Provide administrative support to STS staff and consultants (e.g., makes travel arrangements).

• Technical Support to STS Projects
o Provide logistical and technical support to projects on an as-needed basis, which may include assisting with training and training preparation, programming of data collection tools, and/or monitoring data collection efforts.  
• Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in international development, education, statistics, research methods, or a related field is required
• A minimum of two years of relevant work experience required
• Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, proven organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, excellent time management skills, and a quick learner.
• Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Experience with USAID a plus
• Spoken and written fluency in English and French
• Demonstrated initiative, versatility, integrity, and interpersonal skills, including intercultural and culturally sensitive communication skills
• A keen sense of urgency and strong work ethic, positive mindset, and comfort with the ambiguity and pace of a small nonprofit
• Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of four to eight weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred

Application instructions

Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications to [email protected] with the subject line “Program Coordinator.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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