ABA-ROLI- Program Associate- Latin America and the Caribbean

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Country: United States of America
Organization: American Bar Association
Closing date: 24 Dec 2020

The ABA ROLI Latin America and Caribbean Division is seeking a full-time Program Associate to support the team in implementing rule of law programs across the region, namely in Mexico, Panama, Peru and Colombia. The Program Associate will primarily provide administrative and programmatic support including, but not limited to, conducting research for the development of new programs, copy editing reports, processing expenses, drafting contracts, and coordinating travel, special events, and meetings. This role would suit someone eager to play a role within an international development organization committed to advancing the rule of law. Relevant paid or voluntary experience would be a real asset, particularly in a grant-funded organization and/or in an administrative role with financial and budget-related components, and on programs with sub-grantees. The role involves substantial administrative responsibilities and mastering complex regulatory requirements quickly while effectively communicating with member leaders and staff.

Responsibilities:

· Ensures timely and effective implementation of programs and projects in adherence to the ABA and donor’s regulations

· Analyzes project/program performance throughout the process to measure progress against the project/program plan

· Serves as a point of contact for projects and communicates with member leaders and staff on project status

· Accountable for successful execution of assigned projects

· May provide advanced administrative support functions in support of projects and/or major work groups

· At least (1) year of work experience in a program management capacity

· Performs other related duties as required

Qualifications:

· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

· Intermediate/advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint

· Previous experience working in an office environment, preferably a non-governmental organization;

· Excellent planning and organizational skills, and attention to detail

· Working proficiency in Spanish

· Deep commitment to the rule of law

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience adhering to and preparing budgets, processing contracts and expense reports, or similar work

· Demonstrated ability to undertake administrative and logistical tasks, follow procedures, and adhere to regulatory requirements

· Familiarity with or experience working in the Latin American region

· Familiarity with USG rules and regulations

How to apply:

Interested applicants can submit their applications using the link below:

https://us59.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/aba/Posting/View/1281



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