Program Officer CGP

American Bar Association

Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities

• Contributes to work plan drafts and assists program team lead to track program deliverables against approved work plan and monitoring and evaluation plan targets and deliverables.

• Tracks all aspects of program implementation and oversees progress against budgets and workplans.

• Participates in proposal development and supports drafting budgets and other requirements.

• Assists with the recruitment of event speakers, consultants, experts, and pro bono partners.

• Supports logistical arrangements for domestic and international events and drafts relevant briefing materials, training, and workshop agendas.

• Drafts indicators and logic models for program monitoring, evaluation, and learning plans and undertakes data quality reviews and data entry in DevResults or other required MEL tracking system.

• Helps prepare reports and other materials provided to donors, including drafting and editing quarterly reports, participates in donor meetings.

• Oversees adherence to personnel and program compliance with ABA and other donor policies, practices, procedures, and regulations including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act [FCPA].

• Monitors program budgets, manages subaward finances, tracks expenses, and updates funding charts.

• Conducts desk research related to Center for Global Program initiatives, internal and external reports, and proposals.

• Drafts job descriptions for staff and consultants consistent with local labor laws, participates in panel interviews, trains new staff on processes and procedures.

• Supports programs’ adherence to data and personally identifiable information privacy regulations and branding waivers and vetting processes, country media monitoring and tracking political and environmental developments impacting safety and security.

• Coordinates with field offices and supports staff and program partners compliance with safeguarding and risk mitigation, contributes to drafting risk analyses and related protocols and contingencies.

• Performs other related duties as required.

Required Education, Qualifications, Experience

• Bachelor’s degree.

• At least two (2) years of work experience in a program management capacity.

• Basic skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Preferred Education, Qualifications, Experience

• Knowledge of or master’s degree in [relevant region/country and/or subject area].

• Interest in commitment to rule of law, human rights, democracy and governance, social inclusion, and [other areas relevant to program/subject area].

• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of stakeholders.

• Effective time management and a strong ability to multitask, adapt, and manage competing priorities.

• Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills and familiarity with social media.

• Ability and willingness to be an effective team player.

• Fluency in written and spoken English.

• Language proficiency, if not fluency, in one or more other languages.

How to apply

Deadline: 6 Apr 2023