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, Office of Sustainable Development, Bureau for Africa, Health Team (USAID/AFR/SD/H)
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The Program Assistant for the Africa Bureau’s Health Team is responsible for a variety of both complex and routine administrative duties. These duties range from administrative-type tasks such as scheduling briefings and meetings and maintaining program files, to more complex tasks such as collecting, compiling, and analyzing information and 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 and PEPFAR policies and guidelines, as well as corporate practices and procedures.
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.
The primary responsibilities of the Program Assistant are:
General support to Health Team and Health Team Managers (50%)
Project management support (20%)
Coordination with other USAID Bureaus and Sectors (20%)
Country support for missions in Africa (10%)
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
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.