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Role: The primary role of the Program Coordinator (PC) is to provide support to Technical Managers (TMs) in the execution and management of projects, in both project management and evaluation & research. The PC may also provide support to the School-to-School International (STS) senior management and respond to requests made by STS management on an as-needed basis.

The PC position is a great fit for someone interested in international development and looking to gain more familiarity with the industry while working for a small, collaborative, and fast-paced organization. The PC position requires close attention to detail, strong time management abilities, excellent communication skills, and a team attitude. Note that this role requires written and spoken fluency in both English and French, and candidates will be asked to complete a French fluency screener.

Responsibilities:

  • Financial Management
  • Review project invoices and financial reports as needed. 
  • Process consultant invoices and expense reports for approval and payment.
  • Update project budget monitoring, including pipelines and actuals.
  • Inform clients of obligation burn rates and needed increases. 
  • Lead procurement for projects as needed. 
  • Process disbursement requests and field office transfers.
  • Program Management
  • Support tracking of project activities, deliverables and products.
  • Provide direct support to consultants and clients when needed, including processing consultant paperwork, invoices, and disbursement requests.
  • Maintain project files and contact sheet.
  • Draft scopes of work for short-term technical assignments.
  • Contract Management
  • Work with Technical Manager to ensure project is executed in compliance with the contract and troubleshoot as necessary.
  • As requested, prepare and manage consultant and institutional contracts.
  • Prepare approval requests for submission to client including travel and personnel requests when applicable.
  • Provide administrative support to STS staff and consultants (e.g., makes travel arrangements).
  • Technical Support to STS Projects
  • Provide logistical and technical support to projects on an as-needed basis, which may include assisting with training and training preparation, programming of data collection tools, and/or monitoring data collection efforts. 
  • Support the development of training materials and facilitate trainings in the field or remotely as requested by project teams.
  • Support the use of Tangerine, SurveyCTO, and other electronic data capture software for data collection.
  • Support the data collection monitoring process by using standard protocols and resources.
  • Provide ongoing troubleshooting support to project teams related to data capture, training, or data collection as requested.
  • Contribute to the creation and finalization of project deliverables, including formatting, editing and creating annexes
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, education, statistics, research methods, or a related field is required
  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience required
  • Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, proven organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, excellent time management skills, and a quick learner.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with USAID a plus
  • Spoken and written fluency in English and French
  • Demonstrated initiative, versatility, integrity, and interpersonal skills, including intercultural and culturally sensitive communication skills
  • A keen sense of urgency and strong work ethic, positive mindset, and comfort with the ambiguity and pace of a small nonprofit
  • Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of four to eight weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred


Supervision and Oversight: STS offers a matrix approach to supervision and oversight. The PC reports to a Technical Manager for ongoing support and will also serve as a member of project teams, supporting their Technical Leadership. 

Location: Although STS staff largely work remotely, preference will be given to candidates located in the Washington, DC or Durham, NC metropolitan areas.

Salary Range: $47,500-$55,000 per year

CVs and cover letters should be submitted to info@sts-international.org with the subject line “Program Coordinator.”

Role: The primary role of the Program Coordinator (PC) is to provide support to Technical Managers (TMs) in the execution and management of projects, in both project management and evaluation & research. The PC may also provide support to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 47,500 - USD 55,000

Level of Language Proficiency

This role requires written and spoken fluency in both English and French, and candidates will be asked to complete a French fluency screener.

This role requires written and spoken fluency in both English and French, and candidates will be asked to complete a French fluency screener.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications to info@sts-international.org with the subject line “Program Coordinator.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications to info@sts-international.org with the subject line “Program Coordinator.” Applications…

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