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United States Institute of Peace

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18 Novembre 2022 Il y a 1 an

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis

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Who We Are

Peace is our commitment. The United States Institute of Peace represents the American people’s shared values and commitment to peace worldwide. We know that Peace is Security – it advances both U.S. and international security by preventing, managing, and mitigating violent conflict.

We are an independent, non-partisan institution and are actively engaged with peacebuilding efforts worldwide. Together we tackle the most challenging problems and hold fast to the possibility of a more peaceful world. To learn more about USIP programs and job openings, go to https://www.usip.org/about/careers.

If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front-row seat on the world stage, USIP is the place for youWho We Are

Peace is our commitment. The United States Institute of Peace represents the American people’s shared values and commitment to peace worldwide. We know that Peace is Security – it advances both U.S. and international security by preventing, managing, and mitigating violent conflict.

We are an independent, non-partisan institution and are actively engaged with peacebuilding efforts worldwide. Together we tackle the most challenging problems and hold fast to the possibility of a more peaceful world. To learn more about USIP programs and job openings, go to https://www.usip.org/about/careers.

If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front-row seat on the world stage, USIP is the place for you.

Job Brief

The MENA Project Assistant will be responsible for supporting USIP’s Regional Training and Partnerships Initiative team’s implementing of a project to support the Building Institutional Capacity in Tunisia to Promote Regional Peace project with the Tunisian Diplomatic Academy, including liaising with local partners as well as budget and contract management activities. The Project Assistant provides day-to-day administrative support for the program, contributes to the reporting for internal and external stakeholders for these projects and provides support to monitoring and evaluation activities. The Project Assistant will work closely with the Regional Training and Partnerships Initiative team, as well as other colleagues across the North Africa Team based in the Field and HQ offices.

This position will report to Program Specialist, MENA Regional Training & Partnerships Initiative. This is a full-time position based in Tunis, Tunisia. This position is open to Host Country Nationals and legal residents in Tunisia. Hiring for this position is contingent upon funding availability.

Duties and Responsibilities

The MENA Project Assistant will:

  • Provide effective logistical and administrative support for the successful implementation of program projects and activities. This includes, but is not limited to: contract submission, document preparation for payments, vendor contracts, and preparation of event budgets;
  • Lead on making travel arrangements for USIP participants and staff traveling to Tunisia to contribute to MENA projects
  • Support the drafting of project reports by compiling data, conducting research when needed, and translating needed documents
  • Coordinate project expenditures and disbursements following approval from relevant team members;
  • Coordinate project-related meetings, events, etc.;
  • Support project-related travel for Washington-based and local USIP staff in the Middle East and North Africa;
  • Prepare and disseminate timely project-related, programmatic and financial reports to the North Africa Program Management Team, USIP-DC and to other entities as appropriate;
  • Update program databases and documents as necessary to ensure the knowledge management of USIP’s programs;
  • Make appointments, attend meetings, and take notes as needed;
  • Work closely with the regional and in-country administrative and logistical team;
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations or related field.
  • Two (2) or more years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated project design, implementation, and monitoring, evaluation & learning skills.
  • Experience supporting program management in coordination with program teams.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated research, analytic, and writing skills in Arabic and English. Able to write effectively in a variety of formats and for a variety of audiences.
  • Must have the ability to design and manage budgets.
  • Must have strong collaboration skills; must have the ability to coordinate the input and priorities of multiple players.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

All USIP contract and employee positions are contingent upon the favorable completion of a suitability background investigation.

HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application package consisting of:
1.  Completed employment application including titles, dates of hire and salary requirements.
2.  Cover letter
3.  Resume

For questions about this position please email recruitment@usip.orgDo not send resumes or attachments to this email address.

Only those applicants that are selected for further discussions will be contacted.

No Phone Calls. Interviews will be scheduled by appointment only.

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