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Program Assistant –ICT Programs

National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Location: Washington D.C.
Last Date: July 2, 2011

Job Description: Program Assistant –ICT Programs
SUMMARY: Supports ICT Programs team and program teams in the day-to-day activities of planning, designing and implementing projects that integrate appropriate and sustainable technologies into NDI’s global democracy strengthening programs through:

Essential Duties
• Investigates new technologies and identifies applications relevant for NDI programs.
• Provides assistance with technology implementation as needed.
• Drafts reports cataloguing best practices in political technology.
• Acts as primary support to Program Officers and backs-up other team members.
• Provide administrative and logistical support to projects as needed.
• Researches or contributes to memos, program updates, work plans, and articles.
• Assists with basic management of programs by appropriately responding to programmatic administrative support requests and maintaining accurate files and reports.
• Participates in ICT team documentation and project management systems.
• With guidance, compiles briefing materials for staff, consultants and volunteers.
• Makes contributions to staff portal and public blog.
• Takes part in strategic and work plan discussions.
• Participates in organizing local and regional program conferences, workshops and meetings.
• Maintains communication with field offices and NDI partner organizations overseas.

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s Degree in required; coursework in political science, international studies and/or computer science preferred;
• Experience developing web technologies highly desired;
• Political, campaign or organizing experience highly desired;
• Experience with open source technologies preferred.
• Good interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff, US and foreign government personnel and NGO community.
• Good oral and written communication skills to effectively present information and respond to questions.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
• Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail.
• Demonstrated interest in tinkering, and knowledge of political technology.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Capacity to work both independently and as a member of a team.
• Ability and willingness to travel to regional locations which are often remote and difficult to reach.
• Ability to meet with partners in-country and effectively articulate NDI mission statements and program/project initiatives.

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