Associate – Women
Peace and Security
Posted on 4/1/2023
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Engages and communicates effectively across functions and across teams
  • Participates in external meetings
  • Builds relationships and engages effectively with collaborators
  • Uses resiliency and exhibits flexibility and adaptability to changing tasks and team priorities
  • With oversight by the supervisor, writes technical sections for team documents, briefing materials, and presentations
  • Works across functions from a multicultural perspective that reflects consideration of other cultures, other viewpoints, and other ways of doing things
  • Sensitively recognizes ethical situations
  • Focuses on the key objectives of a task or project
  • Creates accurate, organized, and timely work
  • Is resourceful with time management and technology to prioritize tasks with limited supervision
  • Fluency in English required with a strong preference for proficiency in either Spanish, French or Arabic
  • Supports grants start up, grants close out and documents lessons learned in the course of implementation
  • Supports report development and review
  • Supports program review, spending review, and forecasting
  • Supports partner management, including rapid response sub-grantees
  • Supports project teams in the preparation of timely and quality project reports for donors in compliance with donor and internal Search requirements
  • Supports the utilization of grants management tools in tracking program expenditures and forecasting project activities and expenditure in line with the approved budget and the work plan for both Search and partners
  • Participates in project start up, periodic project reviews, and project close-out processes, and ensures that these are documented, shared, and archived appropriately
  • Participates in regular monthly budget versus actuals (BVA) review meetings, costed work plan review, management analysis of projections and circulates minutes and close follow-ups of action points
  • Supports the Programs team in highlighting and documenting success stories and factsheets highlighting results of Search programming
  • When called upon, works with country offices (finance and technical teams) and proposal managers to develop or support the development of budget and budget notes based on capacity/availability/skill level of country office staff
  • Supports subaward processes by ensuring all required documents such as selection memos, background checks, capacity assessments are completed to facilitate final sign off
  • May be called upon to participate in design calls and provide input in proposal and budget review for strategic proposals
  • Deploys to country offices from time to time to provide technical and start up support based on need
  • Supports the day-to-day implementation of a global Rapid Response Fund under the supervision of the project leadership
  • Performs any other related task that may be allocated by the Programs Manager
  • Other duties that are broadly in line with the above key contributions as assigned
Search for Common Ground

501-1,000 employees

Non-governmental organization
Company Overview
Search for Common Ground's mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. They believe that conflict is inevitable but violence is not. Conflict is a natural result of human diversity.
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • International Employee Assistance Plan (TCNs/Expats only)
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Public Holidays
  • Home Leave
  • R&R Leave
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Parental Leave
Company Core Values
  • Collaboration
  • Audacity
  • Tenacity
  • Empathy
  • Results