Senior Program Coordinator, East Africa Regional Project

Banyan Global
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Feb 13

Position description

Responsibilities

  • Provide overall administrative, financial, and operational support for regional economic growth project in East Africa.
  • Support the implementation of the project work plan activities and provide assistance to staff when required to complete assignments.
  • Assist project leadership in responding to USAID requests for administrative, financial, operational, and technical inputs.
  • Assist with budget development and tracking, and pipeline analysis.
  • Process travel advances, expense reports, and invoices.
  • Draft consulting agreements and mobilize staff and consultants for short- and long-term assignments, including handling travel logistics. Serve as primary contact for consultants and staff on operations issues.
  • Assist with procurement and management.
  • Gather documents and data and carry out background research for key deliverables.
  • Support project officer on the technical review, copy editing, and formatting of key deliverables.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development or related field (Master’s degree preferred but not required).
  • 1-2 years of experience in USAID project administration.
  • Experience and interest in international development, with a focus on economic growth a plus.
  • Experience working on the implementation of USAID programs.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills; experience with editing and formatting.
  • Fluency in English required; second language a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients, and consultants.
  • Strong office and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work within deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.

Application instructions

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