Excutive Assistant

  Afghanistan Unspecified 462
Date Posted:Aug 5, 2010
Closing Date:Aug 9, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Administrative
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About EDC:


Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) is a global nonprofit organization that designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Working with public-sector and private partners, we harness the power of people and systems to improve education, health promotion and care, workforce preparation, communications technologies, and civic engagement. EDC conducts 350 projects in 35 countries around the world. The Skills Training for Afghan Youth (STAY Positive) project works to mobilize and strengthen at-risk youth to contribute to the economic development and security of Afghanistan. To achieve its goal of engaging and preparing youth for their roles in the world of work, society and family life, STAY Positive provides education and workforce development opportunities for out-of-school youth, builds the capacity of existing vocational education centers, enhances gender awareness and participation and helps strengthen the capacity of Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ministries to better support youth programs. First year program activities will be carried out in Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Kandahar.

Job Summary:

: Working independently with limited supervision the assistant to CoP will perform complex assignments and support all project activities including word processing, power point, meeting coordination and scheduling, travel arrangements and other support services as required. Assistant to CoP will effectively interact with diverse staff, engage as a member of a team, accept feedback, troubleshoot questions or problems and seek help, supervision and support as needed. This position reports to CoP. This position is located in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Duties & Responsibilities:

 Prepare documents, photocopies, catalogs, and electronic data;
 Maintain Database system;
 Navigate internet for data and track information;
 Maintain records and files;
 Create correspondence as needed;
 Coordinate appointments and travel schedules;
 Maintain office equipment;
 Provide inventory support;
 Review material for accuracy and quality, propose format or presentation enhancements;
 Perform various assigned duties to balance workload
 Plan, organize and independently carry out workload priorities to ensure smooth and timely coordination and production;
 Apply organizational terms, procedures, systems, and policies;
 Coordinate production of presentation materials, non-routine publications and brochures;
 Handle complex or confidential matters requiring significant discretion and judgment.
 Provide administrative support to the senior staff including the Chief of Party;

Job Requirement:

 High School diploma, Vocational Training or equivalent with 5-7 years relevant experience, or
 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 3-5 years relevant experience;
 3-5 years administrative management experience with international projects;
 Knowledge of accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control practices;
 Budget monitoring and general ledger skills;
 Successful experience working in a diverse, face-paced environment;
 Excellent computer skills including Powerpoint and Excel Microsoft Office programs;
 Knowledge of database software preferred;
 Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

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