Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted Social Solutions to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Program Assistant
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Salary Range: GS- 7 equivalent
The Program Assistant provides support to the Bureau for Global Health’s (GH) Front Office (FO) and the Office of Policy, Programs & Planning (P3) under the direction of the Senior Policy Advisor. The Program Assistant will perform a variety of both complex and routine administrative and analytical duties. These duties range from administrative tasks such as scheduling briefings and meetings, and managing program filing systems, to more complex analytical tasks such as compiling, synthesizing, and analyzing data related to various USG and Agency policies, including Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (PLGHA). The Program Assistant will work as a member of the Global Health Bureau’s compliance team handling policy requirements, and liaise with multiple offices within the Global Health Bureau (the Office of Population & Reproductive Health, Office of Health Systems, Infectious Diseases, and Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition), the Office of General Counsel and Regional Bureaus. The Program Assistant prioritizes tasks in order of importance and impending deadlines, handles several tasks simultaneously, works in multiple teams, and seeks guidance when needed. The individual must develop a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines, as well as corporate practices and procedures. The individual is expected to become familiar with global health technical issues and policies.
Program Monitoring, Analysis & Implementation:
Backstop & Field Support:
Knowledge Management & External Communications:
Reporting & Document Support:
Other duties as assigned.
Qualification at the GS-7 equivalent Program Assistant level requires a bachelor’s degree and 1 year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Other qualifications include:
Social Solutions offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.socialsolutions.biz.
Social Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.