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 (GH/OHS)
United States Agency for International Development/ Bureau for Global Health/ Office of Health Systems (GH/OHS)
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The Program Assistant will be located in the Bureau for Global Health’s (GH) Office of Health Systems (OHS). OHS is the Bureau and the Agency’s center of excellence and focal point in providing worldwide leadership and technical expertise in health systems strengthening (HSS). The Office is responsible for developing and implementing bureau’s HSS strategy; knowledge and talent management; and field and program support.
The Program Assistant provides support to technical staff, performing a variety of both complex and routine administrative and analytical duties. Duties include tasks such as collecting, compiling, analyzing, and communicating data and information for various program materials and designing and maintaining spreadsheets in support of tracking systems. S/he often coordinates and takes the lead in developing office reporting documents and OHS contributions to Bureau and Agency reports. Administrative-type tasks include scheduling briefings, events, and meetings and maintaining program files.
The Program Assistant will work closely with the various project teams and provide input on related technical and managerial issues. As the Program Assistant will be expected to support multiple projects simultaneously, the individual will need to work independently and efficiently to balance competing priorities and deadlines while producing high-quality deliverables. In addition, the Program Assistant may be given opportunities to take initiative on tasks within the office that align with their interests.
The individual must develop a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines, as well as corporate practices and procedures. The individual is expected to become familiar with office technical issues and policies.
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.
Analytical & Technical Support:
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
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.