04-09-2019

Become the new administrative assistant for the International Food Policy Research Institute!

The Office of the Director of the Finance and Administration Department of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will provide general administrative support to the day to day operations of the Division. This is a one-year non-exempt, renewable appointment based in Washington DC.

 

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Organization: The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 600 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of CGIAR, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development. IFPRI's vision is a free world of hunger and malnutrition. Its mission is to provide research-based policy solutions that sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition. Global, regional, and national food systems face major challenges and require fundamental transformations. More than ever, responding to these challenges will require a systems-oriented, multidisciplinary approach to reshape food systems so they work for all people sustainably. IFPRI's regional and country programs play a critical role in responding to demand for food policy research and in delivering holistic support for country-led development. 

 

DutyStation: Whashington DC

 

Open To: Candidate with high School Diploma and one year of relevant professional experience

 

 

Timeframe: one year


Deadline: open until filled

 

Jobdescription:
The Office of the Director of the Finance and Administration Department of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will provide general administrative support to the day to day operations of the Division. This is a one-year non-exempt, renewable appointment based in Washington DC.


Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Copying and scanning documents

- Electronic filing via Dropbox and document management system

- Complete travel and non-travel expense reports

- Format and print monthly Project Status Reports, Divisional Financial Statements and Service Center / Indirect Expense Reports

- Handle Office of the Director incoming mail and outgoing mail

-Arrangement for periodic forwarding of mail / packages to field offices and serving as a point of receipt of packages from field offices

- Occasional support for Word and Excel document

- formatting and preparing PowerPoint presentations

- Other F&A administration duties as assigned

- Schedule and coordinate meetings

- Catering support Compiling / organizing and printing documents / materials

- Enter invoices into the electronic workflow and approval

- Enter staff travel advances

- Other data entry as needed

 

Qualifications: in order to apply for this position you need to meet the following basic requirements: -High School Diploma and one year of relevant professional experience-Proficiency with MS Office: Outlook, Word and Excel and the Internet- Excellent English language skills- Demonstrated understanding of basic accounting procedures-Responsible with confidential material; comfortable working with financial information-Detail-oriented and ability to follow through to closure-Ability to be flexible in performing duties

 

 

Wage/Fees: not specified

 

Application process: in order to apply you have to visit the link to the offer

 

Useful links: link to the offer

Official website

 

Contact Information:
International Research Institute on Food Policy

1201 Eye St, NW Washington, DC 20005 USA

Telephone +1 202-862-5600 Fax +1 202-862-5606

 

edited by Beatrice Baruffa

 

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