USAID Project Jobs – Project Assistant at Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (SDS)

Job Title: Project Assistant
Reports to: Project Manager
Job Summary: The Project Assistant provides support to project activities including the coordination of meetings and events, preparation of materials, coordination of travel for short-term consultants, and maintaining records of the Project.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Maintains a filing system for all project activities;
·         Assists in management of program activities, particularly with regard to organizing venues and coordinating attendance of stakeholders;
·         Attends and takes minutes of Project Management Meetings
·         Coordinates preparation of materials (printing, photocopying) required for Program activities
·         Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelors Degree in Management, Development Studies or other relevant field.
  • 3+ years working experience of demonstrable experience supporting implementation of donor funded projects.
  • Excellent writing, computer and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to work closely with a variety of project stakeholders, including local senior and support staff, USAID personnel, Home Office staff, consultants, and subcontractors to work collaboratively to solve administrative and operational problems as they arise; and
  • Proven ability to independently plan and execute commonly required tasks while addressing daily management demands.
How to Apply:
Application and resume with names of three references should be sent to indicate the job position in the subject line. Deadline: Monday, 25 February, 2013 5:00 pm.
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