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Under the supervision of an Associate Director, the Program Associate organizes, coordinates, and plans operational facets of the Human Rights Program’s Extractive Industries Governance project that focuses on working with Congolese civil society organizations to improve extractive sector governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Program Associate will work with relevant Atlanta and DRC staff, consultants, and external experts to achieve project goals and ensure the effective and efficient management of project operations. With oversight, s/he will manage relevant budgeting, accounting and expenditure tracking, grant and sub-grant awards, and program files. S/he will coordinate the preparation of narrative and financial reports and grant or project proposals. S/he may assist in identifying funding resources and will contribute to the development of project strategies and initiatives along with Atlanta and DRC staff. The Program Associate will ensure close communication and collaboration between Atlanta and DRC staff. With other project staff, the Program Associate may assist in developing and conducting trainings. S/he may represent the program at international meetings and conferences, and network with affiliated groups. This position will work with Program Assistants to provide administrative support to the program, such as gathering and processing invoices; reviewing smart lists and ledgers; printing, distributing, filing, and archiving reports; and handling logistics, agendas, and relevant materials for meetings, conferences, and travel. With oversight and guidance, the Program Associate will supervise graduate students, interns, and volunteers. Includes occasional travel to the region.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Primary duty is organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a global program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following:
Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program and two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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