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Senior Program Assistant, Digital Square (10420)

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PATH
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Seattle, WA

This position may be based in Seattle, WA or Washington D.C.

*Please include a cover letter with your resume describing your interest in the position and how you meet the qualifications.  


PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.


International development and global health represent one of the greatest opportunities for the impact of digital technologies on a global scale. New technologies, approaches and tools are emerging daily, unfortunately into a fragmented and immature digital health market landscape that currently limits their promise to transform country health systems and accelerate and amplify progress towards national and global health goals.


Digital Square is a global initiative, supported by PATH and funded by multiple donors, including USAID and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to invest in and mature the field of global digital health to realize this promise. Conceived from the lessons of the inefficiencies and redundancies of prior investments in digital technologies for international development Digital Square brings global and regional actors together to create a new way of thinking about, and a new way of doing, development.


Digital Square is seeking a Senior Program Assistant to support our field support buy-in country programs. We are looking for a dynamic team player who is interested to learn more about our growing portfolio of USAID buy-ins and provide essential surge support to a fast-growing team. The SPA will work in close partnership with technical and operations teams supporting projects across multiple countries.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide overall administrative support to Digital Square team. Assist with program/project implementation activities and knowledge management (KM). Activities include but not limited to the following:

  • Support project start up and close out activities
  • Support proposal development processes
  • Research, compile and organize relevant materials, plan logistics for workshops and meetings
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings
  • Support sub-award solicitation, selection and management processes
  • Working closely with the program team contribute to conducting assessments, drafting sections of progress reports and workplans and other project deliverables
  • Working closely with the operations team support ensure proper record management; assist in processing sub-awards and consultancy agreements and associates, deliverables, invoices and amendments
  • Responsible for maintaining records and databases


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred with a a minimum of 3 years of directly related project administrative experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working with country teams especially Francophone teams preferred
  • Experience supporting USAID -funded programs preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with particular skill in Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint, proficiency with Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with Smartsheet and other management software preferred
  • Project management skills, with excellent attention to detail; able to synthesize, organize, and present information effectively to different audiences
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to take initiative, learn quickly, anticipate needs and challenges, and find solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage time, tasks, and responsibilities.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities
  • Ability to work in team environment with minimal supervision
  • Experience working in digital health preferred
  • Fluency in French is strongly preferred

Must have legal authorization to work in the United States. 


PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


*PATH has become aware of scams involving false job offers.*

Please advise:

  • PATH will never ask for a fee during any stage of the recruitment process.
  • All active jobs are advertised directly on our career's page.
  • Official PATH emails will always arrive from an @path.org or @silkroad.com address.

Please report any suspicious communications to careersitehelp@path.org.

This position may be based in Seattle, WA or Washington D.C.

*Please include a cover letter with your resume describing your interest in the position and how you meet the qualifications.  


PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate…

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Level of Language Proficiency

English is required and fluency in French is strongly preferred.

English is required and fluency in French is strongly preferred.

Location

Seattle, WA

How to Apply

*Please include a cover letter with your resume describing your interest in the position and how you meet the qualifications.  

*Please include a cover letter with your resume describing your interest in the position and how you meet the qualifications.  

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