Associate I/II, Global Health (5111)

  • Entry-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 8 May 2020
  • Bethesda, Maryland, United States
  • Closing on 7 June 2020
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Job Description

Job Title/Grade: Associate I/II (5-6)

Department: Global Health

Reports to: Senior Health Practice Specialist II

Date: May 8, 2020

Function of the Position:

This position supports implementation, technical deliverable management, and administrative management of Global Health’s portfolio of projects. When necessary, this position also supports all phases of business development activities for the Global Health Business unit.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Project Support

Independently trouble-shoots common problems and escalates more complex issues to technical and management leaders and follows up until resolved. Provides support as needed for administrative tasks for several projects including mobilization, demobilization, AP adjustments, vendor invoice review, Procure to Pay requisitions, and iExpense auditing. Conducts routine auditing of grant and operations files to ensure compliance with client and DAI policies and procedures. Coordinates the administrative activities of the project including mobilizing and demobilizing staff and international consultants, maintaining project files, ensuring submission of project deliverables and close-down.

Technical Assistance

Assist project technical director, mangers, and field teams with technical tasks (triaging project deliverable management, drafting technical assistance SOW, editing reports, drafting templates, etc.). Acts as a liaison to the field for day-to-day problem solving and technical support. Manage consulting agreements for project technical support, including issuing consulting contracts, arranging consultant travel, reviewing and submitting consultant invoices. Potential travel to support project country teams.

New Business Coordination

Supports all phases of new business development including opportunity research, tracking, reconnaissance, recruiting, proposal writing, and proposal coordination.

Other Business Unit Support

Provides support as needed to all other components of the Global Health business and collaborates with colleagues. Provides short-term coverage for traveling staff.

Additional duties may be assigned depending on evolving business needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade 5: 2 years professional experience and a bachelor’s degree OR a master’s degree.
  • Grade 6: 3 years of relevant professional experience and a bachelor’s degree; or 1 year of relevant professional experience and a master’s degree.
  • Strong administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to travel on assignments for DAI projects.

Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in international development
  • Experience with project management
  • Business development experience
  • Proficiency in a foreign language

Supervisory Requirements: None

DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. EOE - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

About the Organization

DAI is an international development companywith corporate offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, and Nigeria, and project operations worldwide. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Named one of the world’s top 40 international development innovators, DAI has delivered transformational development results in more than 150 countries for clients including development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.

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