DC, Development Transformations (DT) seeks a Program Assistant to support work related to our international governance, civil society, and stabilization programming areas
Posted by Craig Zelizer on December 26, 2011 at 5:10pm in Job/Consulting Opportunities
Program Assistant - International Development
Development Transformations (DT) seeks a Program Assistant to support work related to our international governance, civil society, and stabilization programming areas. The position is based in Washington, DC.
Responsibilities include: regional/country specific research, preparing and writing expense forms, drafting project proposals and concept papers, preparing program budgets, and other administrative tasks.
Development Transformations is a fast growing international development firm that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of programs and personnel working in countries undergoing rapid and transformational change. DT provides program management, program design, training, analytical writing, monitoring and evaluation, and technical expertise to development practitioners on stabilization, transitional governance, democracy, and civil society. Our primary clients include USAID, State Department, Department of Defense, and various development organizations. For more information please see www.DevelopmentTransformations.com
Provide program support for current USAID and DoD activities;
Participate in the development and drafting of international development concept papers and proposals;
Provide support for program design, training, workshops and meetings;
Monitor budgets and expenditures for grants and contracts;
Attend events in Washington, DC and write memos summarizing key points;
Provide administrative and logistical support to the Program Officers at DT.
Required Experience and Skills
Bachelors degree in related field;
Excellent oral communication and writing skills to effectively present information;
Capacity to work both independently and as a member of a team;
Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Self-starter, entrepreneurial attitude, and strong organization skills;
Work experience in international development or related field preferred;
Travel and/or work experience in foreign countries preferred;
Interest and knowledge of the Middle East, Africa, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Central Asia, and/or other regions strongly preferred;
Job Location Washington, DC
Position Type Full-Time
Please submit a cover letter and resume for this position to employment(at)dev-trans.com with the position title in the subject line.
Development Transformations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.