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Monrovia, Liberia
JOB #R1901647

Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance Administrative Assistant - Monrovia, Liberia

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

International Health and Development

Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance Administrative Assistant

Monrovia, Liberia

Job Description:

Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) is a five-year USAID-funded project with the following overall objectives: (1) Improve the detection of diseases of public health importance and identification of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in priority infectious diseases through an accessible, accurate, adaptable, timely, and integrated diagnostic network system; (2) Improve the quality of real-time surveillance systems for pathogens of greatest public health concern, including AMR and zoonotic diseases, and; (3) Generate evidence-based guidance and innovative solutions to strengthen in-country diagnostic networks and surveillance systems. ICF is seeking an Administrative Assistant who will work closely with the Team Lead and Finance Manager to provide project support as well as working with field and headquarter staff, subcontractors, consultants and vendors as needed.  This position operates under the oversight of the IDDS Liberia Team Lead for day to day management.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Team Lead and Finance Manager to support office and project operations
  • Respond to and distribute incoming communications
  • Arrange and co-ordinate teleconferences, meetings, and events
  • Responds to the technical team requests for administrative support as needed.
  • Sets up and maintain files, prepares reports, presentations and graphics
  • Ensures that all project equipment and office is maintained and arranges for necessary/schedule repairs.
  • Provides support for procurement and travel arrangements
  • Maintain proper documentation for all office expenditures
  • Liaise with vendors and other service providers and ensure invoices are verified and submitted on a timely basis
  • Maintain other office records as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Senior High School Certificate or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years’ experience working with international donor programs
  • Familiar with US government (USG) Rules and Regulations
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Authorization to work in Liberia

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a similar position on a USG-funded project preferred

Professional Skills:

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Experience completing a variety of tasks by establishing priorities and working in a fast-paced office environment, under pressure and against numerous deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as well as part of a team.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Pay Transparency Statement: For more information, please click here: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.

Monrovia, Liberia (LR01)

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