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Program Specialist (DRL/GP)

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 10-01-2018
Kenjya-Trusant is seeking a Program Specialist to support the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Office of Global Procurement

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Coordinate and assist the Program Analysts and Officers in the administration and coordination of international human rights and democracy programs;
  • Assist in the coordination of foreign assistance funding;
  • Help develop goals, objectives and programs for utilization of the foreign assistance funding;
  • Assist the programming staff and grants officers to monitor budget execution to ensure program objectives are met;
  • Collect grant documentation for review by the grants officer, the Front Office and decision-making committees who will select grant recipients within available funding levels;
  • Liaise with offices involved in administration, financial planning and acquisition of program funding;
  • Skillfully communicate verbally and in writing to provide briefings, status reviews, and advice upon request to the other DRL program staff and senior personnel on grant issues;

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must have experience with foreign assistance and international programming;
  • May be required to travel globally to highly sensitive areas with little notice.
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