|Date Posted:||Aug 15, 2010|
|Reference:||V # PO 042 August 15, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Aug 29, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
About Counterpart International STEP:
Founded in 1965, Counterpart is a diverse, non-profit, international development organization dedicated to helping people in need in the areas of civil society, private enterprise, environmental resource management, humanitarian relief, and healthcare. We do this by building the capacity of local partner nongovernmental organizations, lenders, businesses, governments and other institutions to solve their own, self-defined economic, ecological, political, and social problems in ways that are sustainable, practical, and independent.
The Executive assistant position will be under the direct supervision of STEP Senior management team. The incumbent will bear overall responsibility for providing administrative support in smoothly implementation of STEP Project and fulfill the following duties and responsibilities.
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Responsible for correspondence control and management of administrative procedures.
â€¢ Manages the executive senior team schedule and workload, prepares documents, presentations and talking points in advance.
â€¢ Plans, coordinates and performs activities which contribute to the effective management of the Office of Accessible Systems and Technology.
â€¢ Responsible for handling sensitive and confidential special assignments.
â€¢ Responsible for scheduling and making all appointments, drafting, proofreading, and/or preparing correspondence for signature.
â€¢ Develop or coordinate formal briefing materials. Arrange and schedule meetings and video / teleconferences.
â€¢ University Degree or similar qualifications desirable;
â€¢ Previous experience in administration;
â€¢ Experience working in an office environment, ideally clerical experience.
â€¢ Proficient with Microsoft Office Software
â€¢ Three years working experience.
â€¢ Good written and spoken English is essential, good written and spoken Pashto and Dari.
â€¢ Understanding of the international assistance community and its work in Afghanistan is an advantage;
â€¢ Experience in working with non-Afghans advantageous
â€¢ Fluency in two main local languages, Pashto and Dari (writing, speaking and comprehension).
â€¢ Fluency in English
Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
â€¢ Detailed oriented and highly organized.
â€¢ Skilled communicator, both verbally and in writing.
â€¢ Collaborative, team oriented individual.
â€¢ Strong supervisory skills and abilities.
â€¢ Ability to prioritize, and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
â€¢ Ability to work under pressure.