Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Program Assistant (Temporary)
Global Business Systems
Based in Washington, DC
Up to 15% international travel
Reports to Associate Program Manager
Who we are
With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.
There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
We are looking for a Program Assistant to support program management functions in the Global Business Systems (GBS). The Program Assistant (PA) will have wide ranging responsibilities and work with PSI staff at all levels both in Washington and overseas. The position requires flexibility and willingness to assume varied duties and projects with an emphasis on administrative, technical, and communication tasks. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and reports to the Program Manager for GBS.
The position will form part of global technical teams based in DC and will be expected to interact regularly with the field offices in the region, as well as other departments in Washington including Contracts, Finance and Procurement. The ideal candidate is someone who will pro-actively meet administrative needs, can juggle multiple, competing priorities, and will enthusiastically ensure smooth and timely flow of work.
Sound like you? Read on.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Program Assistant is responsible for providing administrative, technical, and communication support to the staff of the GBS, ensuring smooth and timely flow of work and will be assigned to support specific projects. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
What are we looking for?
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PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.