Program Associate

DT Global

About the organization

DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure, Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition - we provide world class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.

Duties

DT Global is seeking a Program Associate (PA) to support its programming in Iraq. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Program Associate (PA)will serve as a supporting member of the home office program management unit (PMU). The PA manages client contracts, supports project field operations, and coordinates home office project backstopping. The PA supports overall operational, contractual, and financial management of the project, and coordination and management of field office operational staff. The PA contributes to business development efforts and participates in divisional and corporate initiatives.

The ideal candidate will have specific technical knowledge in one or more of the following areas: governance programming, grant development, civil society capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, gender mainstreaming, media, or a related field. The PA is expected to execute all administrative duties and technical support required for DT Global’s Iraq portfolio.

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Qualifications

At least 2 years of relevant experience; PMU-specific experience strongly preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field, including: International Relations; Political Science; Government; Economics; Business; International Development, or a relevant combination of education and work experience required.
Financial experience forecasting operational costs and pipeline budget;
Proven experience with word processing and spreadsheet applications, and knowledge of budget and accounting procedures;
Experience working on grants program;
Ability to work well across multiple cultures, be flexible enough to react to an-ever changing operating environment, and think quickly to trouble-shoot issues that may arise; and,
Work experience in international development or closely related field;
Living or working experience outside the U.S. in developing countries;
Excellent oral communication and writing skills to effectively present information;
Capacity to work both independently and as a member of a team;
Self-starter, entrepreneurial attitude, and strong organization skills;
Ability to travel and work overseas on short term technical assignments up to 25%, sometimes on short notice.
Proficiency in Arabic (highly preferred).

Application instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter.

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