Project Associate (Bilingual - French/Spanish)

ACDI/VOCA

About the organization

Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion. Beyond our competitive compensation, full array of insurances, generous 401(k) plan, parental leave, commuter subsidy, career development, we also offer a vibrant, friendly, diverse, inclusive, passionate, and inspiring work environment.

Duties

The Project Associate (PA) is responsible for providing administrative support to ACDI/VOCA projects, new business proposals, and technical initiatives. PA demonstrates basic proficiency in ACDI/VOCA systems and procedures, understands basic donor requirements, and performs multiple tasks with high degree of accuracy, timeliness, and good judgement.

Must be authorized to work in the US without requiring company sponsorship.

The base salary for this entry level role is $50,000 annually, plus benefits. This role is a hybrid position based in Washington, D.C., with a requirement for 2-3 days of in-office work.

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience required.
- Fluency in English required. Professional proficiency in French or Spanish required.
- Ability and willingness to travel internationally required; may be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 based on country requirements.
- Knowledge of USAID/USDA preferred.
- Experience living in a developing country preferred.
- Proven ability to work successfully as part of a team, as well as independently required.
- Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy, take initiative, meet deadlines, and be flexible.
- Must be available during core business hours and/or operating hours for international time differences; flexibility to work more hours when needed.
- Flexibility to work in office based on work demands.

Salary

$50,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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