Development Program Assistant

Development Program Assistant

 
The U.S. Mission in Phnom Penh is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Development Program Assistant for the Program Office, USAID/Cambodia.
 
The incumbent is a key member of USAID/Cambodia Program Office (PROG). PROG provides broad guidance, analysis, and leadership in the formulation and management of USAID’s overall development assistance strategy and budget. The office plays a leadership role in the Mission’s portfolio at the project and activity design stages of planning, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting. The office is also responsible for ensuring Agency guidance and procedures are followed, as well as developing Mission policies and systems to ensure quality, results-oriented activities are being implemented. PROG is also responsible for leadership in effective gender equality and social inclusion; science, technology, innovation and partnerships; performance management/monitoring; development outreach and communications; quarterly financial management reviews; liaison with the Department of Defense; and coordination of regional and centrally funded activities in Cambodia.
 
S/he provides a broad range of support services to PROG and the larger USAID Mission in the areas of program management and implementation; Agency policy enforcement; budget development and reporting; project and activity design, review and approval; and monitoring and evaluation. S/he also coordinates accurate reporting to USAID/Washington (USAID/W) on all Mission participant training activities through the TraiNet and other information systems. S/he provides full administrative and technical support to the PROG Director and staff, and to the Resident Legal Officer (RLO); in addition, the incumbent provides support to the Mission Director as necessary, the senior staff team on specific PROG functions, and logistical and administrative support for all incoming visitors. The Incumbent serves as the primary point of contact for a number of critical PROG and Mission functions, as described below.
 
Salary: The annual salary range for this position is USD 13,661 – 21,162.
 
Required Qualifications
EDUCATION:  College or university studies in public administration, business administration, political science, financial management, or economics is required.
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of experience with a U.S. Government Agency, an international development organization, or a private international company in the field of administrative management is required.
LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English and Khmer are required. (This will be tested.)
 
Application Procedure
The application deadline is November 09, 2017, 5:00PM Cambodia Time. Interested candidates must submit applications by email to [email protected] using the “Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174)” form. The application form and complete details on this position can be found at https://kh.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs.