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Program Assistant job at Jhpiego

About the Organization

Job Description

The program assistant will support timely implementation and delivery of project activities for the project. The program assistant is needed to provide programmatic and administrative support to the technical team in the implementation of the project activities. He/she should be strong in data analysis and take on a data driven approach to program implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and support program, financial, and administrative functions of the project and country program such that activities are implemented according to plans and in a timely fashion.

  • Support data management for supported health facilities to ensure timely reporting.

  • Coordinate with the study coordinator, focal point from the research organization and NMCD on support requirements.

  • Assist with preparation, monitoring and tracking of project budgets.


  • Ensure that required technical and administrative reports and presentations are submitted in a timely way.

  • Responsible for recording and disseminating project meeting minutes.

  • Assist with organization of meetings, field visits, and other project activities.

  • Assist in preparation of monthly, and quarterly work plans including ensuring that the Project Monitoring and Management System.

  • Perform other programmatic and administrative duties as assigned by supervisor to ensure smooth functioning and achievement of project goals as required.

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • A bachelor’s degree in relevant areas – Bachelor of social sciences, public health, population studies.

  • At least three years’ experience in a similar position in an international or large local organization.

  • Experience working with Ministry of Health and/or partners in the National Malaria Control Division

  • Experience in data management including entry and analysis is a MUST.


  • Effective organizational skills and ability to handle a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Fluent English both spoken and written.

  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Willingness to work long hours and frequent travel.

How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
Are you interested? Click the "APPLY" button below to submit your application.

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