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International Program Associate
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Locations
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Management
Political Science
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (i.e., international development, political science, business administration, etc.)
  • 2+ years of relevant experience, with international work or study experience preferred
  • Experience in project management or similar type of role
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including proficient cross-cultural communication skills Proficiency with Microsoft 365 (including SharePoint) and Google systems (i.e., G-Suite)
  • Demonstrated ability to support multiple projects simultaneously
  • Superior management and organizational skills, with strong attention to detail and ability to follow through on multiple tasks
  • Willingness and ability to travel overseas for short-term assignments, such as office start-up or close-out, if required Interest in advancing a career in international development, project management, or operations
  • Willingness to learn
  • A commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment
Responsibilities
  • Coordinate across country office and home office teams to promote operational efficiency, collaborating with team members to implement key activities and assist with day-to-day tasks
  • Adhere to best practices to ensure compliance with organizational and governmental regulations
  • Support the development, monitoring, and maintenance of project work plans
  • Support the drafting and execution of consultant, subcontractor, and other vendor contracts
  • Support home office and country office team members with procurements, purchasing, expense reports, travel arrangements, budget tracking, and other financial operations
  • Collaborate with teams to manage assigned project operations and duties such as project documentation, purchase order tracking, and recruitment
  • Oversee project knowledge management, ensuring project records are organized on project SharePoint sites in compliance with the Bixal Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Help design, document, and implement infrastructure and processes for key business operations and program support, and contribute to operational process improvement
  • Support project and client events with notetaking and other administrative tasks
  • Support occasional MEL technical activities, such as data analysis and visualization, survey programming, and data collection notetaking
  • Perform other organizational or programmatic duties as required
Desired Qualifications
  • Master's degree in relevant field
  • Professional proficiency in languages other than English, such as Arabic, Spanish, or French
  • Knowledge of contracting practices and US government regulations (e.g., FAR, CFR, etc.) with a specific emphasis on USAID (e.g., AIDAR, ADS, etc.)
Bixal

51-200 employees

Business management consultant
Company Overview
Bixal is a mission-driven organization determined to improve people’s lives through human-centered strategies and transformative technologies. They deliver on this promise by partnering with leading federal agencies to conceive and create powerful data-driven customer experiences.
Benefits
  • Competitive base salary
  • Flex hours/Telework options
  • Generous PTO
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • New business referral bonus
  • Professional development inventives
  • WMATA commuter benefits program
  • Company provided short-term disability
  • Company provided life insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
Company Values
  • A shared sense of purpose
  • A focus on federal
  • A people-first approach
  • A diverse perspective
  • An agile environment
  • An outcomes mindset
  • An empowering culture
  • A higher standard