The practice supports the environmentally and socially sound design and implementation of international development projects in Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, Eurasia, the Middle East, and Asia/Pacific funded by USAID and other donors.
Duties will initially be about 75% administrative, with technical elements growing over the first year to a more even balance between the two. No international travel is anticipated during the first year; following the first year this professional may travel as needed (up to 10% time) to support trainings, assessments and other field work in developing countries.
- Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Environmental, Earth, or Climate Sciences; Natural Resources Management; Tropical Agriculture; Public Health; International Relations; Social Sciences with clear focus in international development; or a related discipline;
- Demonstrated facility completing program or organizational administrative tasks, including excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment;
- Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, and general proficiency in the broader MS Office suite of programs; and
- Facility in Arabic, Spanish, French, Portuguese, or other relevant international development language (minimum Foreign Service Institute Level S2 & R2, or equivalent)
- Following the first year, availability for international travel to developing areas up to 10% of the time.
- Successful completion of an internship in a business consulting, environmental management, or government services setting
- Previous experience with Salesforce and SharePoint platforms
- Field-based international development experience gained through an academic, professional, or volunteer capacity
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