Program Assistant – Abuja Recruitment at Abt Associates

The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world. Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.

Opportunity
Abt Associates seeks a Program Assistant to support a family planning project under SHOPS Plus. SHOPS Plus is USAID’s flagship initiative in private sector health. The project seeks to harness the full potential of the private sector and catalyze public-private engagement to improve health outcomes in TB, family planning, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, and other health areas. In Nigeria, SHOPS Plus will capacitate public and private providers to scale up family planning, especially Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) in FCT and Plateau States.

Location: Abuja

Key Roles and Responsibilities
The Program Assistant will provide a full range of administrative support for technical team including:

  • Preparing and managing schedules
  • Official correspondence and follow-up
  • Organizing logistics for training and other events
  • Tracking budgets, managing cash advances and obtaining receipts
  • Maintaining excellent documentation and filing
  • Knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software.
  • Ability to assess problems and develop solutions.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills.

Requirements/Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, at least 3 years’ experience providing administrative support for managers and/or teams
  • Excellent organizational skills and oral and written communications skills in Arabic and English
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft applications
  • Previous experience with USAID projects or other agencies preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • (3+) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Remuneration
Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

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Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
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