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Program Assistant


Company Job Title:

Program Assistant

Washington DC

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular


TheProgram Assistant will provideprogram assistance services for the contract to provide support across allprogrammatic and technical offices within the USAID Middle East Bureau.

Duties andResponsibilities:

  • Provide planning, monitoring, coordinating, and reporting on Bureau/Mission program activities to ensure that activities are efficiently and effectively implemented in a manner that achieves the objectives of the U.S. Government.
  • Research and provide technical support for studies, analyses, and related Mission and programmatic support.
  • Plan program and development assistance activities, including advising on the preparation of statements of work, project designs and strategic plans.
  • Monitor the implementation of program activities, with emphasis on identifying constraints, issues, logistical needs, and dependencies of specific inputs.
  • Plan and participate in program assessments and evaluations.
  • Prepare program/project tracking, reports and success stories.
  • Support USAID liaison and coordination efforts with other donors, NGOs, civil society groups, government officials, USAID staff, and other actors.
  • Provide records maintenance and other duties as assigned related to area(s) of responsibility.
  • Analyze and organize budget and field support tracking.
  • Manage control and filing/library maintenance.
  • Update and manage portfolio review, management systems and program files.
  • Provide Technical and program related conference and event planning.
  • Perform secretarial and administrative functions as needed, to include maintaining the calendars, scheduling meetings, maintaining files, handling mail and correspondence, program document preparation, presentations and preparing all travel-related documentation and making travel arrangements for staff as assigned.
  • Support the Middle East Affairs Office Director, Deputy Director, and provide limited backstop support to desk officers and field support as required.
  • Otherduties as assigned

MinimumQualifications: (Toperform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’sDegree
  • 1+years experience or the equivalent combination of education and professionalexperience.
  • SECRETclearance Required; Interim SECRET clearance accepted.

Knowledge, Skillsand Abilities:

  • Proficiencyin the use of Microsoft Office, internet and e-mail applications.
  • Abilityto travel as required to locations such as Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya,Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank/Gaza, Yemen.
  • Experiencein the use of database applications is preferred.

Physical Demands:(The physical demands describedhere are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of thisJob, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employeeis frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reachwith hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb orbalance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally liftand/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this jobinclude close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work ina temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure toelectronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas ofoperations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborneparticles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

ChenegaCorporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal OpportunityEmployer/Veterans/Disabled

Nativepreference under PL 93-638.

Weparticipate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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