Program Associate

IESC

About the organization

IESC is a leading U.S. nonprofit organization that fosters private sector development in the economically developing world. Since 1964, we have delivered lasting solutions that have resulted in more than 1.5 million jobs in 137 countries. We partner with businesses, cooperatives, entrepreneurs, jobseekers, and governments to sustainably build capacity, create jobs, and grow enterprises, sharing proven skills and experience that improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities around the world. Our major funders today are the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), among others.

Duties

We are currently recruiting a Program Associate to support the Trade and Enterprise Practice Area. The Program Associate will support IESC’s implementation of at least two projects, one of which is a USDA-funded project in the Dominican Republic focused on trade facilitation and food safety. Other project(s) will include efforts on international market-linkages and trade association capacity strengthening. The Program Associate will also support new business efforts. This position is based in the Washington, DC home office of IESC, reports to the Program Manager in the Trade and Enterprise Practice Area and is a full-time (40 hours per week) position.

Qualifications

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Provide support for day-to-day project operations.
Support field office team with all operational and technical requests.
Assist with startup and closeout activities for projects, which may include travel to field offices.
Manage project documentation including reports, financials, and contact information and maintain files in SharePoint.
Review and edit project reports and deliverables.
Provide support for project sub-partners and contracts, monitor monthly invoices and issue contract modifications, as necessary.
Support the monitoring of project expenditures and projections.
Review and reconcile monthly expense reports from the field offices and expense reports and ensure compliance with IESC policies and U.S. government and USAID regulations.

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