EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Vacancy Announcement No. 2017-12
Open To : All interested candidates - All Sources
Position : Administrative Assistant/Grants Manager
Opening Date : January 8, 2018
Closing Date : January 23, 2018 at 17:00
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
Reporting to the Public Affairs Officer, this position serves as the primary assistant to the Public Affairs Officer on the management of public diplomacy resources, including the administration of public diplomacy grants. S/he provides administrative and logistical support for public diplomacy activities and is the Section’s primary liaison with the Embassy Management Section to ensure adequate support for public diplomacy activities.
Incumbent also manages the Embassy’s website and social media platforms in coordination with the Information Assistant and Public Affairs Officer.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Education – Must possess a university undergraduate degree or its equivalent.
Work Experience – Minimum three years of progressively responsible experience in two or more phases of administrative management is required. Direct experience in financial or program grants management in a governmental or nongovernmental international organization is preferred. Additional years of applicable work experience may be considered in lieu of a university undergraduate degree. Familiarity working with and/or administering grants on the WordPress platform is ideal.
Language Proficiency – Level IV English, Level IV French, Level IV Kirundi required. (These will be tested).
Knowledge : Knowledge of basic accounting, financial, and program management principles required.
Skills and abilities : Basic typing skills (40+WPM). (This will be tested.)
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION :
3. Interested applicants for this position must submit the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174) and a current résumé or curriculum vitae that provide additional information. The application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.
4. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)