Program Associate, Conflict Resolution Program #73711

The Carter Center

About the organization

The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center

Duties

Primary duty is organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a global program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following:

Researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input.
Monitors and reports progress of objectives and goals of the program.
Develops promotional materials/venues, manages relational databases and establishes/forecasts budget requirements.
Develops work plans to accomplish objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.
Monitors expenditures and may prepare financial reports; may assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives.
Prepares operational and statistical reports to assist in effective decision-making.
Conducts training, represents the program at international meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups.
May write or develop reports, speeches, briefings, newsletters, promotional materials, grants, or other written materials related to the program.
Conducts research and gathers accurate information to develop various publications.
May plan, administer, or monitor the program's budget or related grants.
May assist in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.
May supervise staff.
Performs related responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Ability to juggle numerous demands under tight deadlines while keeping a level head and a positive attitude.
- Highly advanced intercultural and interpersonal skills are key to this position's success.
- Strong ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, computer skills, and teamwork are a must.
- French language and experience working on or in Africa is preferred, but not mandatory.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program AND two years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

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