IREX - Amman

### Description
DATE REVISED:
September 19, 2017
FLSA STATUS:
Non-exempt
GRADE:
Two
POSITION TITLE:
Program Associate
REPORTS TO:
Program Manager, Regional Assistance Program
LOCATION:
Amman, Jordan
ABOUT IREX:
IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of $80 million and a staff of 400 professionals worldwide.
POSITION SUMMARY:
TheProgram Associate, as part of theRegional Assistance Program2(RAP2), willprovide technical and financial support to organizations and individuals advancing political, economic and social reform across the Middle East and NorthAfrica.Afull-time position located in Amman, Jordan, the Program Associate will provide effective and efficient support to theprogramteam to ensure smooth program delivery.This includes administrative, logistical and information management assistance to the Program Manager and other team members, as well as planning and coordination ofproject activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Assistprogram manager in preparing and formatting documents, includingreports andPowerPoint presentations
* Develop and maintain an efficient filing system for the project
* Maintain a tracking system of responses toRAP II calls for proposals
* Media monitoring and research
* Non-technical translation
* Arrange meetings and provide administrative andlogistical support to IREX Jordan and RAP II
* Review subgrantees' programmatic reports as assigned
* Liaise with finance and partners as needed, and provide support foriKnow record keeping
* Maintain and update team’s databases and mailing lists
* Perform such other duties as may be assigned
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
* Bachelor’s degree, withat leastone year of field experience in working with CSOs or community based NGOs;
* Strong experience in monitoring, reporting and evaluating multiple activities simultaneously;
* Fluency in Arabic and ability to communicate professionally in English required;
* Proficiency in French preferred
TO APPLY Pleasesend cover letter and detailed CV tomena-rap@irex.org. Please indicate in the subject field: “RAP 2 Program Assistant”. Deadline for applications is1October 2017.
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