30OCT - Assistant, Global, DAI - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

DAI is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries. Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.

Location: Bethesda, MD

Job Description

This position supports the Global Delivery sector to coordinate financial, logistical and operational functions to the Global Sector. The incumbent provides administrative supports one or more small projects.

Job Responsibilities

Sector Coordination (50%)
Under the guidance of Regional Sector Managing Director (RMD) and Regional Finance and Operational Manager (RFOM) provides general operational and logistical support to the Global Sector on sector related logistical and administrative tasks.

Contract Management (10%)
Assists project with project recruitment for Long Term (LTTA) and Short Term Technical Assistant (STTA) positions and overall helps with the administrative process putting together the contract in place and processing of payments. Submits requisitions for procurements.

Financial Management (20%)
Responsible for and processes project financial transactions, including:

  • Auditing project iExpense reports.
  • Processing ICA invoices and supplier invoices for review or approval per the Schedule of Authorities.
  • Assisting with following up with outstanding invoices and closed project finances.

Project Management (20%)
Provides backstopping support to projects in an Assistant capacity and help with day to day project operations. Under the guidance of the RFOM, assist with ad hoc tasks as requested by from Project Delivery Teams for projects on a surge capacity.

Job Requriements

  • Grade 4: Minimum one year relevant administrative experience and BS/BA degree
  • Understanding of/interest in the international development field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Professional Working Proficiency in Spanish or French

How to Apply


Deadline: N/A