Regional Project Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC
About the organization
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with particular focus on reaching underserved populations.
The Project Coordinator is responsible for carrying out overall implementation and operational support and coordination for their designated project(s) within the Global, Latin America and Caribbean, and West Africa (GLW) Region portfolio, primarily the USAID/Mali-funded Household and Community Health (HCH) Activity. Reporting to the Program Officer, he/she/they serve as the primary liaison between the field offices and URC headquarters and as needed in matters related with their responsibility, coordinates communication with subcontractors or sub grantees, partner organizations, and donor agencies.
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-Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, international development, or related area/program of study.
-Minimum of one (1) year experience in a corporate support function, preferably on international donor funded projects in charge of programmatic and financial management tasks.
-Experience with financial management, including experience reviewing expenditure vouchers and accompanying receipts and determining allowability, allocability, and reasonableness of back-up documentation for expenditures.
-Background in budgeting, including experience with and aptitude for creating budget scenarios, projecting expenditures based on clear assumptions, and tracking actual expenditures against projections.
-Flexible and able to handle multiple tasks and work collaboratively with others. Able to work independently in a fast-paced organization by prioritizing and managing multiple priorities. Strong attention to detail and follow-through required.
-Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English are required.
-Advanced French language skills (verbal and written) are required.
-Computer literacy is required with intermediate skills in Word, Excel, PPT a must.
For the full list of qualifications, please view the posting here: https://www.urc-chs.com/careers?gnk=job&gni=8a78859e7b3777ae017b55d04d2f63ca&lang=en
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