Collaborative Governance Program (CGP), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Vacancy Announcement

 April 3, 2015

Overview and background

East West Management Institute is currently implementing the USAID Collaborative Governance Program (CGP).  The CGP is a five-year program (March 2013-February 2018) that works to foster effective collaboration between civil society, the private sector, and the Government of Kyrgyzstan to deliver social services to its citizens, resulting in a more responsive and accountable government, and a more credible and sustainable civil society. The CGP will support the Government of Kyrgyzstan’s efforts to increase civil society participation in service delivery through social procurement contracting mechanisms and will support Kyrgyzstani civil society to be better able to shape public policy, monitor the government on behalf of citizens, and expand engagement and advocacy efforts.

CGP seeks a qualified professional to fill an immediate requirement for an Executive Administrative Assistant position. Duration of this position is 22 months.

Job Responsibilities

Executive Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing high-level administrative support by handling/preparing correspondence, answering telephones/taking messages, receiving and directing visitors, scheduling appointments, arranging events, workshops, or conferences by arranging for facilities and caterer, performing general clerical support functions within an office setting.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in a related administrative assistant / executive assistant, project coordination experience.
  • Experience of working with or for Civic Society Organizations.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office (MS Word and MS Excel), and Internet user skills.
  • Strong oral and written Russian and Kyrgyz languages and good level of English language skills required.
  • Flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.Sensitivity to confidential matters may be required. 
  • Sensitivity to confidential matters may be required.  

Please send a Cover Letter and Resume/CV in English by e-mail: vstorozhevykh@ewmi-kg.org , by 17:00, April 10th 2015, with the subject line: Vacancy for Administrative Assistant

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.