ACDI / VOCA
/ Admin Assistant
Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI
/ VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed
in the global economy.
Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI /
VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers
technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services,
enterprise development, community development and food security in order to
promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.
ACDI / VOCA currently has
approximately 49 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $151 million.
Overview of Resilience Learning
The Resilience Learning Activity
(RLA) USAID/East Africa flagship learning award was fully executed effective
October 1, 2019. It will support regional and country-level institutions to
conduct and act upon resilience learning for key knowledge gaps in the Horn of
Africa, contributing to the region’s Journey to Self-Reliance.
By building the capacity of
institutions to improve analytical capacity, increase the evidence base for
resilience programming, and strengthen CLA systems and networks, RLA will
contribute to the HoRN’s objective to strengthen regional and cross-border
collaboration and improve evidence-based learning.
/ Admin Assistant
Resilience Learning Activity
Operations and Logistics Specialist
The Office and Administrative Assistant will handle all aspects
of the administration and operations in the country office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinating front-desk activities,
including receiving phone calls, screening and determining the nature of calls,
distributing correspondence and redirecting correspondence and redirecting
phone calls appropriately
Handling the flow of people through
Arranging appointments and meetings
when requested including managing an active calendar of appointments, composing
and preparing correspondence
Filing, records keeping and offering
administrative support to the team
Assist the Operations Manager in
arranging travel movements e: g pickups/drop offs if needed.
Welcoming guests positively and
executing all administrative tasks to the highest quality standards
Maintaining safe clean reception area
Perform other tasks as requested by
your supervisor or management.
Bachelor’s degree in Business
Management, secretarial, front office operations or any relevant field
At least two years of experience in
an administrative role preferably in an NGO
Must be pleasant with a warm and
Good written and verbal communication
and interpersonal skills
High level of organizational skills
Ability to multitask, handle pressure
as well as possess stress management skills
Must be a problem solver and
Must exercise creativity and
innovation, good communication, leadership and reporting skills.
How to Apply:
In the subject line, please include
the position title. Resume and all associated application documents shall be
provided as a single attachment in and list long-term employment history and
any relevant short-term consulting work.
Due to the high volume of
applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone.
Only those candidates considered for
an interview will be contacted.
ACDI / VOCA is an equal opportunity
Women, minorities and people from
diverse groups are encouraged to apply.