CIPE is seeking a full-time, Yerevan-based Program Associate. This position reports to the Head of Office, Armenia and is responsible for providing programmatic, administrative, and research support for a portfolio of projects. The ideal candidate will be able to handle multiple detail-oriented tasks, have a demonstrable interest in economic development and democratic reform in Armenia, and work well as part of a diverse team and within a dynamic international organization.
- Provide administrative and programmatic support for an assigned portfolio of projects in Yerevan and regions of Armenia; - Collect offers/bids/quotations from vendors and assist CIPE’s Armenia team in conducting tenders; - Draft contracts and grant agreements and prepare procurement-related documents in accordance with CIPE regulations; - Collect supporting documents from vendors for direct or contract/grant-related payments; - Maintain communication with field personnel, local project partners, consultants, and other stakeholders to collect project updates and ensure smooth project implementation; - Create and maintain electronic and hard copies of program, financial, and contract files; process documents for signature; - Coordinate travel arrangements and local meeting logistics; - Assist the Head of Office in writing and compiling narrative and financial reports; - Conduct background research for project proposals and reports; - Collaborate with departments across the organization to achieve CIPE’s business development goals; - Contribute to an organizational culture of innovation, integrity and high performance; - Adhere to appropriate CIPE, NED, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce policies and procedures.
- Bachelor's degree in International Relations, Business/ Management, Economics, Finance, Political Science, Public Policy, Law, or a related field; - At least one year of administrative office and/ or programmatic experience; experience supporting international development programs is preferred; - Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Armenian languages; knowledge of written and spoken Russian language is preferred; - Demonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal, critical thinking, analytical and communication skills; - Superior organization skills and dedication to completing multiple projects in a timely manner; - Ability to handle multiple, detail-oriented tasks simultaneously with limited supervision; - Demonstrated research skills; - Ability to take initiative and to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment; - Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Team; - Willingness and ability to travel to regions of Armenia as needed.
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Interested candidates are welcome to apply through CIPE recruitment system via the following link: http://bit.ly/48F7Fv2.
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The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy and an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Since 1983, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and civil society to build the institutions vital to a democratic society. CIPE’s key program areas include enterprise ecosystems, democratic governance, business advocacy, anti-corruption & ethics, and trade.