Dexis Consulting Group

  • Afghanistan Desk Program Coordinator, USAID/OAPA

    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/16/2019 3:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1925
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-DC-District of Columbia
    Job Area
    Implementation and Management Solutions
    Clearance Level
    Secret
    Expiration Date
    9/16/2019
    Type
    Full-Time
  • About Us

    Are you passionate about driving programs focused on foreign assistance? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers meaningful assignments and opportunities to expand your skills and expertise? At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

    About the Position

    Dexis is seeking a Program Coordinator to provide administrative and logistical support and expertise to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs (OAPA) on the Afghanistan Desk. The work for this position will be based in Washington, D.C, with an immediate start date. 

    Responsibilities

    As the Program Coordinator, you will directly support the Director of OAPA's Afghanistan Desk through the following duties:

    • Manage all aspects of the Director's calendar;
    • Arrange and coordinate travel for the Director and other individuals supported;
    • Organize all arrangements and logistical requirements for meetings and conferences;
    • Create meeting agendas and distribute to attendees;
    • Actively take meeting minutes and consolidate notes to distribute to attendees;
    • Coordinate the routing of documents and memos through the approval chain and follow up on pending approval requests;
    • Initiate drafting of briefers, reports, and scheduling proposals for the Afghanistan Desk, and analyze these documents;
    • Maintain all office files in accordance with USAID's policies and procedures;
    • Receive, answer, and route telephone calls;
    • Conduct research for varying levels of reports and special assignments;
    • Manage the transmittal of incoming and outgoing memos;
    • Provide, on occasion, administrative coverage in the OAPA Front Office;
    • Learn and maintain an understanding of key development priorities, political dynamics, and programs in Afghanistan and the region;
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Active secret-level security clearance;
    • 4 to 6 years of professional work experience;
    • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in relevant field (international affairs, political science, public policy, international development, communications, etc.) or equivalent years of experience;
    • High proficiency in use of Google applications;
    • Proven experience in the use of database applications.

    Preferred Requirements:

    • Knowledge of USAID and/or US Government administrative procedures;
    • A team player with the ability to learn quickly, with minimal guidance;
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
    • Superior calendar management and organizational skills;
    • Expert multi-tasker and experience managing multiple trackers at once;
    • Interest in Afghanistan and/or the surrounding region.

     

    Are you looking for a company that offers meaningful program assignments and opportunities to develop professional skills and expertise? At Dexis, staff are empowered to be part of the decision-making process and collaborate with colleagues and management across the company to satisfy our clients. We create transparency in our operations with our clients and employees; and we offer our people opportunities to grow and challenge themselves in meaningful ways. Dexis follows a "find a way or make a way" business directive, and we’re paving the way for innovative management solutions in the global development and security assistance arenas worldwide. As a Dexis employee you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. That’s how Dexis goes "all in.” How will you? 

    If you are passionate about this opportunity, submit your application by clicking the apply for this job online button.

    Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

    Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

     

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