Program Assistant
 
JOB TITLE: Program Assistant
EMPLOYER: Eurasia Partnership Foundation DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-09 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2018-09-08

PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF), registered as a non-governmental organization, is a recognized leader in the field of grants management and program administration in Azerbaijan. Its mission is to empower people to effect change for social justice and economic prosperity through hands-on programs, helping them to improve their communities and their own lives. Caucasus Research Resource Center is a program of EPF focused on conducting and analyzing social and economic research in the South Caucasus, and supporting research community in Azerbaijan.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of tasks and able to work independently to support an executive team in program management, monitoring, documentation, and administrative issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist in coordination of program planning and preparation;
• Monitor status of program performance metrics and milestones;
• Take necessary action to ensure project documents are completed and submitted to relevant parties for approval;
• Research for relevant background documents and references to identify issues requiring managers’ attention;
• Assist in organizing  events, conferences, and workshops;
• Assist in producing program materials and reports highlighting program activities, and develop other outreach materials;
• Manage social media presence on  EPF/CRRC pages on Facebook, Twitter, etc.;
• Assist with the translation of internal and external documents from/to English and Azerbaijani;
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements:

• Master’s degree in social sciences in particular international relations, political science, sociology and public policy preferred;
• Minimum 1-2  years relevant professional experience in project implementation;
• SMM skill is an asset;
• Experience working with civil society organizations and international institutions is an advantage;
• Ability to learn quickly and demonstrate critical thinking;
• Must be creative, detail-oriented, resourceful, and self-motivated;
• Ability to maintain a calm and professional attitude under pressure;
• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines while quickly producing high-quality work is essential;
• Excellent writing and editing skills in Azerbaijani and English is required (Russian is an asset);
• Proficiency in MS Office applications.

Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter, CV/resume, and university transcript/s (if possible) to info@epfound.az  Please, specify the position title in the subject line. Only the candidates chosen for the short-list will be contacted. EPF/CRRC keeps the right to fill the position before the deadline.

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