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:
United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health, Maternal & Newborn Health Division in the Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition
Title: Administrative Assistant (MCHN/FO)
GS: 6 $42,308.00-$55,006.00
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The MCHN Front Office Administrative Assistant performs a variety of administrative and organizational duties to assist with Office administration. These range from scheduling briefings and meetings and maintaining program files, to more complex tasks such as collecting and compiling information for program documents and designing and maintaining spreadsheets to support personnel and travel tracking systems. The Administrative 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. This position has potential for professional development and training. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below satisfactorily.
The USAID Global Health Bureau supports field health programs, advances research and innovation in selected areas relevant to overall Agency health objectives, and transfers new technologies to the field through its own staff’s work, coordination with other donors, and a portfolio of grants. The Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (GH/MCHN) serves as the Agency’s technical and policy lead on maternal and newborn health; child survival; immunization; and nutrition, with a focus on ending preventable child and maternal deaths. Cross-cutting activities managed by the Office in support of this goal address private sector partnerships, community health systems, social and behavior change communication, multilateral partnerships, gender, and monitoring and evaluation.
The GH/MCHN Office consists of four divisions and a Front Office: Maternal and Newborn Health; Child Health and Immunization; Nutrition and Environmental Health; and Research and Policy. The Front Office is staffed by the Director, two Deputy Directors, the Communications Team, the Budget Analyst and other cross-cutting technical staff.
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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