Program Coordinator, Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program
: Program Coordinator, Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program
Location: One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY
Assignment length: Two years, renewable by mutual consent and availability of funding
Manage and coordinate information exchange and act as quality control for Population Council forms and program documents to ensure completeness, accuracy, and timely approvals for all program staff.
Act as a key liaison between regional/country offices and the Council’s Poverty, Gender, and Youth (PGY) program in New York.
Facilitate interactions with supporting services (e.g., human resources, legal, international support, and so forth) on key programmatic transactions that require their input or action.
Provide guidance to the regional/country offices in the implementation of various Council program-related policies and procedures.
Independently troubleshoot and resolve problems as they arise. One-quarter time to be dedicated to administrative support to the New York-based PGY program director.
Minimum of five years' professional experience in administration of multi-location organization, preferably including international office locations.
Bachelor’s degree highly preferred, or satisfactory combination of education and relevant work experience.
Demonstrated interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
Excellent administrative and organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time efficiently, prioritize, multi-task, and respond to rapidly changing priorities.
Excellent English-language skills (oral and written). Excellent writing and editing aptitude.
Ability to quickly draft correspondence; prepare graphs and other written materials with a sharp attention to detail, appearance and accuracy while utilizing good editorial judgment.
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Knowledge of or willingness to learn PowerPoint and Access highly preferred.
Familiarity with budgets preferred.
Demonstrated good judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential and high-level matters.
Experience in or knowledge of the Council’s regional locations highly desirable.
Fluency in a language or languages of the Council’s regions a plus.
For more information and application, visit: Program Coordinator, Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program Website