Overview

Start Date
December 2, 2019

Application Deadline
November 20, 2019

Salary
$25,200 (based on a 60% part-time schedule)*
* proportionally based off annualized full-time salary of $42,000

Description

Location

Washington, D.C.

General Function

The Fund for Peace (FFP) seeks a dynamic, motivated, and collaborative individual to join its Washington, D.C. based team as 60% Part-Time (24 hours a week) to provide operational, administrative, and financial support to a range of project and activities. This position is ideal for anyone seeking part-time employment. The ideal candidate will be flexible on a weekday working schedule, which is open to mutual agreement.

Specific Job Duties

40% Organizational Administrative support:

  • Oversee daily company administrative processes and procedures.
  • Ensure company policies (i.e. procurement, operation, finance and etc.) align with and advance business objectives.
  • Maintain business processes such as email system.
  • Support routine human resources functions such as liaising with health care plan administrator.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 
60% Project Administrative support:

  • Compile, review and track financial expenses related to projects.
  • Track project budget expenditure, including accounts payable and receivable.
  • Coordinate with local partners and vendors on invoicing, receipt documentation, budget tracking and payment.
  • Organize M&E files to ensure organized documentation filing and tracking, including coordination with local partners as needed.
  • Communicate and coordinate with management teams for execution of organization’s processes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position reports directly to the Programs Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Prior experience with and understanding of operations and financial reporting requirements of various funders, particularly the United States Government.
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in project support/operations.
  • Background and familiarity with financial management principles in project management.
  • A minimum of three years of experience and progressive responsibility working in and/or on operations, procurement and financial management.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal skills to engage with clients, partners and staff.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and other operational software.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate virtually with team members deployed across multiple locations and time zones.

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in operations, finance and program support.
  • Ability and willingness to relocate to Washington, D.C. is required, as this position will be based at FFP’s headquarters. (Note that relocation costs are the responsibility of the successful candidate.)
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent residency, or the ability to obtain work authorization in the U.S. is required. Costs associated with obtaining work authorization are the sole responsibility of the applicant.

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Successful applicants may be asked to submit a writing sample at a later stage.

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Fund for Peace is an equal opportunity employer.

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