Program Assistant - U.S. Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE)

Details

  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Date Posted: October 2, 2018
  • Application Deadline: October 17, 2018
  • Job Type: Full-time

Summary

Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting good governance, civil society development and public administration reform, is currently seeking a full-time Program Assistant to support the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange program. Under the Senior Program Manager’s supervision, the selected individuals will perform the following duties: oversight of a portfolio of projects, conduct research and present recommendations to senior staff members, draft a variety of technical documents, communicate with program participants, support EF’s Salesforce and Grants Management Lifecycle software and perform other duties as assigned.

Duties

  • Support the implementation of an assigned portfolio of projects
  • Support project initiation and closeout processes
  • Contribute to the evaluation of project design, strategy, and proposed activities
  • Track project progress to ensure the achievement of stated objectives
  • Support administration of a grants management (GLM) and agreement initiative (DocuSign) software
  • Support development of administrative processes in Microsoft SharePoint
  • Assist with program data collection, cleansing, and entry
  • Conduct or coordinate research efforts of ELE department
  • Assist with the preparation and review of annual work plans as well as performance monitoring and evaluation plans
  • Maintain frequent contact with project participants
  • Draft a variety of technical documents
  • Ensure project compliance with relevant rules and regulations

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in international relations or related field required
  • Work experience in Russia desired
  • Strong research, analytical, written and verbal communication skills are required  
  • Advanced MS Office experience required
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English
  • Speaking, reading, writing and translating in Russian preferred 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines while quickly producing high-quality work is essential
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@eurasia.org with "PASEE" in the subject line.  

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