Program Assistant

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2024 1:30 PM)
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Position Description

***A current Facility Access Clearance or Secret Security Clearance is a requirement for this position.***


Provide administrative support to the Senior Policy, Budget, & Audit Advisor in GH/P3 (and on a larger scale, the Global Health Policy Working Group (PWG)), which is developing a USAID Global Health Development Policy.  This could include - but is not limited to - the following tasks:

  • Tracking of deliverables in the policy development process;
  • Routing documents through the necessary channels, with guidance from the Senior Advisor;
  • Uploading documents to any shared drives, such as Google Drive;
  • Taking notes for meetings or focus group discussions, and providing high quality summaries to all stakeholders involved;
  • Tracking planned dates in the process against actual dates; and
  • Organizing meetings for the Senior Advisor and other PWG members to address questions/concerns.
  • Supporting the Senior advisor in planning and facilitating a mini-retreat for the PWG (travel for two day in person event in DC)


  • Excellent Google drive and application skills, including in Google Sheets
  • Strong writing/editing skills
  • Meticulous organization skills.
  • Notetaking abilities.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize, and work independently
  • Basic knowledge of USAID and GH.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication style.

EEO Statement

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