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Administrative Assistant

Closing: Nov 7, 2022

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Published: Nov 1, 2022 (2 months ago)

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(1) General Statement of Purpose of the Contract

The Administrative Assistant serves as the principal administrative support person for the Office Chief and

reports to him/her directly and/or his/her designee, operating independently to ensure that administrativefunctions are performed effectively, efficiently, and in a manner that promotes harmony and problem-solving,ensuring other Office staff members may be more effective.

The Administrative Assistant is the primary contact person responsible for Office customer service to internaland external partners and other stakeholders, including Mission staff, contractors and grantees and potentialcontractors and grantees, Implementing Partners (IPs), host-government officials, the Embassy,USAID/Washington, and other customers. In this capacity, the Administrative Assistant is responsible forcoordinating information about the Office and making sure that information gets to customers on a timely basisand in a professional manner.
Education:

Two or more years of post-secondary schooling in Secretarial Science or Business Administration, or

other related field equivalent to a US junior college or community college diploma, is required.

Prior Work Experience:

A minimum of three years of administrative or secretarial work experience, of which two years should be inrelated work with a U.S. Government Agency, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), other donororganizations, host-government organizations, or private-sector institutions is required.

Language Proficiency:

Level 4 (advanced professional proficiency) English and local language proficiency (if appropriate), both oral andwritten, is required.


Responsibilities
(1) General Statement of Purpose of the Contract

The Administrative Assistant serves as the principal administrative support person for the Office Chief and

reports to him/her directly and/or his/her designee, operating independently to ensure that administrativefunctions are performed effectively, efficiently, and in a manner that promotes harmony and problem-solving,ensuring other Office staff members may be more effective.

The Administrative Assistant is the primary contact person responsible for Office customer service to internaland external partners and other stakeholders, including Mission staff, contractors and grantees and potentialcontractors and grantees, Implementing Partners (IPs), host-government officials, the Embassy,USAID/Washington, and other customers. In this capacity, the Administrative Assistant is responsible forcoordinating information about the Office and making sure that information gets to customers on a timely basisand in a professional manner.
Education:

Two or more years of post-secondary schooling in Secretarial Science or Business Administration, or

other related field equivalent to a US junior college or community college diploma, is required.

Prior Work Experience:

A minimum of three years of administrative or secretarial work experience, of which two years should be inrelated work with a U.S. Government Agency, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), other donororganizations, host-government organizations, or private-sector institutions is required.

Language Proficiency:

Level 4 (advanced professional proficiency) English and local language proficiency (if appropriate), both oral andwritten, is required.



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