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Program Officer II

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Washington, D.C., USA

The FHI 360 Global Connections department engages with a diversity of institutions and individuals in the United States and around the world to strengthen professional, cultural, youth and academic exchanges, and educational/training linkages.  A growing area of work includes on-line and third-country participant trainings that focus on professional and institutional development in a broad range of technical areas.

The TACL Program, which primarily focuses on child labor-related issues, provides trainings and civil society capacity building activities for stakeholders in the MENA and/or SCA regions.  The current funder is the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; however, this program may also receive funding from other sources. We are seeking applications for a Program Officer II with a primary responsibility for supporting project capacity-building activities and providing operations/procurement support across all project activities.     

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Support Online/ Third-Country Trainings: Provide administrative and programmatic support for the implementation of online and third-country trainings, which includes but is not limited to collecting draft curricula and training materials from trainers; providing detailed training readouts; assisting with participant communications when needed; leading travel and training logistics for third-country trainings; and providing onsite logistical support for third-country trainings, as needed;
  • Program Procurement: Support selection of training and curriculum development consultants; create and finalize consultant agreements in collaboration with Senior Program Officer and FHI 360 contracts team; monitor select consultant activities, as assigned, including tracking consultant timelines, deliverables, and budgets; review and process consultant payments; and provide general procurement/administrative actions, as needed;
  • General Program Support: Provide general research and troubleshooting support for team; ensure all recorded/tracked data is accurate and meets program monitoring and reporting needs; draft, write and edit client report sections, as requested; and provide translation of documents, as needed;
  • Collaboration/Communication: Maintain professional standard of communication with colleagues, consultants, and beneficiaries; and ensure work style contributes to team building and a professional environment where colleagues can work together productively; and
  • Business Development: Participate in business development activities, including conducting research, writing, and editing (as necessary) for proposals.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred, plus a minimum of five years of work experience;
  • Demonstrated understanding of MENA and/or SCA regions and their cultures;
  • Experience with training or curriculum development;
  • Experience in a fluctuating work environment with constantly changing needs and demands;
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a diverse team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and prepare reports;
  • Strong organizational skills, including task and time management;
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills;
  • Fluent in Persian, Tajik, or Dari; and
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) desirable.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Professional experience/familiarity with child labor-related issues;
  • Knowledge of and experience working on issues related to child labor; and
  • Experience with on-line education format and technology.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

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Organization Info

Fhi 360

Washington, DC, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Sep 10 2019
Active Until: 
Oct 10 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Fhi 360