EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Project Management Assistant- FSN-7
Vacancy Announcement : No. 2018-05
Opening Date : Monday, April 30, 2018
Closing Date : Monday, May 14, 2018 at 16:00
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
The Project Management Assistant serves two roles : first as a Project Management Assistant to USAID Burundi core technical programs for procurements, budgets, financial planning and management. In this role s/he will liaise with the technical offices and key staff on the Program and Technical Offices teams. The second role is to provide administrative and logistical support to the technical offices within USAID Burundi : Health (including PEPFAR), Food for Peace, Economic Growth, Democracy and Governance as well as the Acquisition and Assistance team.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Education:Completion of secondary school and a minimum of two years university studies concentrating in Business, Management, Social Science, Development or International Affairs.Work Experience:Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in administrative management or program/project management. Language Proficiency:Level IV English, French and Kirundi or Kiswahili (written and spoken).English proficiency will be tested.Knowledge:An excellent understanding of office management procedures and administrative business norms. A proficient working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of office software, or similar, for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations ; especially knowledge of budgeting and financial tracking programs. The concepts, principles, techniques, and practices of international development, especially with knowledge of Burundian economic, political, social, and cultural characteristics, as well as its development prospects, priorities, and resources.
Skills and abilities:The ability to quickly learn local procedures and establish rapport and maintain contacts with counterparts. The ability to learn USAID policies, objectives, administrative requirements and procedures. The ability to locate, identify, analyze, and evaluate relevant data. The skill to organize and present program information into appropriate written and oral formats.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
The application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/. Interested applicants for this position must submit the DS-174 application form and a current résumé or curriculum vitae that provides additional information.