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.
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.