USAID Program Management Assistant

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IS INVITING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION : USAID Program Management Assistant (Position is open to all Burkina nationals and those eligible for permanent residence and authorization to work in Burkina Faso.

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is the leading U.S. Government agency responsible for the U.S. foreign development assistance with the twofold purpose of furthering America’s interests while improving lives in the developing world. USAID carries out U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free societies, creates markets and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad. Spending less than 1 percent of the total federal budget, USAID works in over 100 countries to :

Promote broadly shared economic prosperity ; Strengthen democracy and good governance ; Protect human rights ; Improve global health, Advance food security and agriculture ; Improve environmental sustainability ; Further education ; Help societies prevent and recover from conflicts ; and Provide humanitarian assistance in the wake of natural and man-made disasters.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT # : Ouaga-2021-014 FSN/08
USAID Program Management Assistant - FSN/08

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION :

The incumbent is responsible for managing and coordinating all USAID-related administrative operations in the Burkina Faso Country Office, including filing and document management, procurement, coordination of personnel matters, implementation of administrative policies and procedures, arranging logistics for meetings and conferences, and property inventory management.

The incumbent also works closely with the Country Representative, the Development Assistance Specialist, and Technical Team Leaders in the performance of program management tasks not limited to but including activity performance monitoring, tracking fiscal year budgets, and collating performance and contextual data in support of the Country Office’s work. The incumbent is directly supervised by the USAID Representative.

S/he supervises the USAID driver. S/he interacts regularly with Embassy Ouagadougou Financial Management, General Services, and procurement staff and with USAID Senegal’s Executive, Program, and Financial Management Offices. S/he is also a point of contact for USAID implementing partners, Government of Burkina Faso representatives, other donor, and NGO contacts.

The job may be expected to perform work-related travel.

The complete position description listing all the duties and responsibilities may be obtained under Career section of US Embassy website at https://bf.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

CLOSING DATE : May 27, 2021

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered :

• A cover letter
• An AID 309-2 form (form can be found on this website) : https://www.usaid.gov/forms
• A detailed resume
• 5 References
• Copies of relevant degrees
• Relevant work attestations and Certificates

All the above-mentioned documents are REQUIRED, must be prepared in ENGLISH and should be addressed as follows : Attention of the Recruitment team, email at [email protected]

NOTE : Please include the Reference of the Vacancy Announcement you are applying for.

ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.