Program Coordinator (French Speaking)

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 31 August 2018
Entry-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 15 May 2018

Job Description

The Banyan Global Program Coordinator provides financial and administrative support to assist in the implementation of Banyan Global’s worldwide projects. This position reports directly to the Contracts & Operations Manager and is based in Washington, DC.

About the Organization

Banyan Global is a development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches to international development. The firm has offices in Washington, DC and New York City and staff working in a number of developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within five practice areas: gender, health, microfinance, financial sector development, and enterprise development.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Provide project coordination support to Banyan Global’s projects.
• Process travel advances, expense reports and invoices.
• Conduct budget development and tracking; manage project pipelines.
• Draft consulting agreements and mobilize staff and consultants for long and short-term assignments, including handling travel logistics. Serve as primary contact for consultants on administrative issues.
• Liaise with contracting agencies, USAID and other clients on administrative issues.
• Assist with project deliverables to include researching, editing and formatting documents and training materials, and developing PowerPoint presentations.
• Assist with new business development.
• Assist with communications outreach, website updates and success stories.
• Perform other duties as required.

• Bachelors degree

• French speaking abilities (professional fluency required)

• Experience and interest in international development.
• Ability to work independently and take initiative.
• Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, experience editing a plus.
• Fluency in English required
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants.
• Strong office and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and work within deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.

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