CAMRIS 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, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
US Agency for International Development/Bureau for Global Health/Office of Infectious Diseases/ Tuberculosis Division (GH/ID/TB)
Title: Program Assistant
GS: 8 $52,068.00-$67,687.00
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The TB Program Assistant provides support to the TB Division, located in the Infectious Diseases Office of the Bureau for Global Health. This position will be responsible for performing a variety of both complex and routine administrative and analytical duties to support the TB division as a whole. This duties range from administrative-type tasks such as scheduling briefings and meetings, processing administrative requests, 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 will also work with members of the TB Division to assist with logistics, tracking and systems development.
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 individual is expected to become familiar with TB technical issues and policies, as well as all projects and activities operating within the entire TB portfolio.
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 requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Must have excellent writing skills in English. Oral and written communications skills and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to reports and financial tracking systems. Must be proficient with basic financial management and budgeting concepts. Must have excellent Excel skills.
Must have excellent analytic skills and reasoning ability. The incumbent should be able to work under moderate supervision and bring a problem solving approach to carrying out duties. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and an eagerness to learn technical and program management.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
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.
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 moveup to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
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.