EXPERIENCE: Five years of progressively responsible administrative management experience in a public health or international development program that includes administrative management of acquisitions, grants, contracts or cooperative agreement documentation and reporting, files management and exposure to external clients is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: A detailed knowledge of overall management principles, guidelines and procedures related to the administration of cooperative agreements, as well as related audit and accounting requirements, is required. The job holder must also have a detailed knowledge of the host country operational environment, including a good understanding of host government laws and regulations regarding public health-related implementing agreements. A general knowledge of routine health information systems in developing countries, including knowledge of public health administrative systems is required.
LANGUAGE: Fluency (speaking/reading/writing) in English and French are required. This will be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good communication skills, both oral and written, are required, to include ability to write clear and concise documents, reports, program and policy guidelines and ability to deliver oral presentations on programmatic matters. Excellent inter-personal skills are required in order to coordinate with USG colleagues and implementing/cooperating partners to ensure mutual cooperation. Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a highly-detailed work environment is required. The ability to assess problems and develop realistic solutions is required. Ability to plan and monitor budget expenditures to meet program needs is required. Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required. Keyboarding skills that include both speed and accuracy are required. A facility to work with higher mathematical calculations for purposes of reporting is required. This may be tested.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.