CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Program Assistant
United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Service Delivery Improvement Division (USAID/GH/PRH/SDI)
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The Program Assistant is located in the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH), Service Delivery Improvement (SDI) Division. The Program Assistant provides support to a diverse group of technical staff, performing a variety of complex, routine, administrative, and analytical duties. These duties range from administrative-type tasks such as scheduling meetings, presentations, and maintaining program files, to more complex analytical-type tasks such as collecting, compiling, and analyzing data for various program documents and designing and maintaining spreadsheets in support of financial tracking systems. The Program Assistant ranks tasks in order of importance and impending deadlines and handles several tasks simultaneously. The individual must develop a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines, as well as corporate practices and procedures.
The Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) advances and supports voluntary family planning and reproductive health programs worldwide to reduce unintended pregnancy and foster improved reproductive health behaviors. PRH undertakes activities and manages programs that advance and apply state-of-the-art technologies, expand access to quality services, promote healthy behavior, broaden contraceptive availability and choices, and strengthen policies and systems to address family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH) needs. PRH provides strategic direction for family planning and reproductive health programs worldwide; supports several focus areas (e.g. method choice, total market approach, social and behavior change, logistics) and audiences (e.g. gender, youth, faith entities); provides technical support to Mission programs worldwide; ensures responsiveness to Congressional and Administration priorities, directives and restrictions; and provides information on USAID’s family planning and reproductive health programs.
The Service Delivery Improvement (SDI) Division within PRH develops and applies innovative strategies that improve the performance of individuals, organizations and systems for the sustainable delivery of quality family planning and reproductive health services. The Division has multiple projects that work to increase the use of family planning and health services and products and seeks to strengthen health systems to improve family planning and health outcomes.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Program Assistant will:
The required duties and responsibilities of the Program Assistant include:
Support to Agreement Officer Representatives (AORs)/Contract Officer Representatives (CORs):
Support to SDI Division Management:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com
Social Solutions and CAMRIS are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.