Req Id: 53402
Abt Associates seeks a Program Assistant to support a
family planning project under SHOPS Plus. SHOPS Plus is USAID’s
flagship initiative in private sector health. The project seeks to harness
the full potential of the private sector and catalyze public-private
engagement to improve health outcomes in TB, family planning, HIV/AIDS,
maternal and child health, and other health areas. In Nigeria, SHOPS Plus
will capacitate public and private providers to scale up family planning,
especially Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) in FCT and Plateau
Key Roles and Responsibilities
The Program Assistant will provide a full range of
administrative support for technical team including:
Preparing and managing schedules
Official correspondence and follow-up
Organizing logistics for training and other events
Tracking budgets, managing cash advances and
Maintaining excellent documentation and filing
Knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software.
Ability to assess problems and develop solutions.
Excellent inter-personal communication skills and
excellent organization skills.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or
related field, at least 3 years’ experience providing administrative
support for managers and/or teams
Excellent organizational skills and oral and
written communications skills in Arabic and English
Excellent computer skills with Microsoft
Previous experience with USAID projects or other
(3+) years of experience OR the equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and
comprehensive employee benefits.
Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce.
Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.