Program Associate- Africa

  • Entry-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 5 February 2020
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Job Description

Assists in the design, development and implementation of programs, projects and activities of the entity.

Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities
Implements one or more programs and/or projects, including participating in program and project planning.
Ensures implementation of programs and projects conform to ABA policies.
Analyzes project/program performance throughout the process to measure progress against the project/program plan
Serves as a point of contact for projects and communicates with member leaders and staff on project status.
Accountable for successful execution of assigned projects.
May provide advanced administrative support functions in support of projects and/or major work groups.

Performs other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications & Interests:
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Possession of basic skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Previous experience working in an office environment.

Preferred Qualifications & Interests:

Previous fundraising or grant experience.

About the Organization

The Rule of Law Initiative is a public service project of the American Bar Association dedicated to promoting legal reform efforts in over 40 countries around the world. The Rule of Law Initiative believes that rule of law promotion is the most effective long-term antidote to the most pressing problems facing the world community today, including poverty, economic stagnation, and crippling levels of corruption. The Rule of Law Initiative concentrates its technical legal assistance efforts in the following substantive areas: 1) Anti-corruption & public integrity; 2) Criminal law & combating trafficking in persons; 3) Gender issues; 4) Human rights & conflict mitigation; 5) Judicial reform; 6) Legal education reform; and 7) Legal profession reform. The Rule of Law Initiative enlists talented individuals who possess the skills and commitment necessary to effectively promote the rule of law in our host countries. We regularly seek experienced attorneys, judges, and law professors interested in lending their expertise to our programs for both long- and short-term pro bono assignments overseas. For more information please visit our website at www.abarol.org.

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