Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Africa Program Assistant with International Republican Institute for Recent Grad

The Africa Division is currently recruiting for a Program Assistant to support its East Africa programs.  As a junior member of the team, the Program Assistant will provide administrative and programmatic support for current and developing programs in the Africa region.
Position Requirements:   
  • BA/BS in political science, international relations or related field.
  • 0 to 2 years of experience in international development or related field.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.
  • Excellent writing, research and communication skills.
Primary Functions & Responsibilities:
  • Assists with implementation of all IRI programs in East Africa 
  • Assists Program Officer, Resident Country Director and Resident Program Officer with research related to project proposals and program activities.
  • Assists Program Officer, Resident Country Director and Resident Program Officer on updating program summaries.
  • Assists with writing quarterly reports, semi-annual, and final reports.
  • Assists with managing and monitoring program budgets and financial reports.
  • Creates and maintains briefing books.
  • Coordinates logistical support for program activities and trainings from DC.
  • Monitors report and analyzes political developments in East Africa, especially as they relate to IRI objectives and activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned 
Click here to apply.