Program Assistant at International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

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Program Assistant

Job Purpose

To support National Societies in the implementation of the CP3 program

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consolidate Cp3 documents and resources in an archive system.
  • Manage the HR database.
  • Follow up on Asset register in all cp3 countries and make sure that the update is shared with the Roving finance delegate for each trimester.
  • Organize country CP3 staff on monitoring and reporting.
  • Manage data by maintaining a regional database housing monthly data reported by CP3 countries.
  • Utilize contents to disseminate updates and achievements as story briefs, newsletter and other media materials. On a monthly basis
  • Support the country KAP assessments in data collection tools and trainings
  • Assist with editing and production of information, communication and education (IEC) materials and support country staff in making relevant contextual adaptations.


Bachelor’s degree in social science, public health, or any relevant degree(Required)


  • At least 4 year experience working to support health programs in the development or humanitarian sector(Required)
  • Experience in budget preparation(Required)
  • Experience with international donors reporting systems and the Red Cross /Red Crescent Movement reporting
  • Experience in developing IEC and communication materials(Preferred)
  • Strong interest in humanitarian and development work(Preferred)
  • Experience in organizing trainings, workshops, and conferences, at both international and national levels(Required)
  • Experience with data consolidation and database management(Required)
  • Experience supporting country staff by virtually(Required)
  • Experience in researching, compiling, writing of narrative and financial reports(Preferred)
  • Knowledge of IFRC and National Society operating environment(Required)

Knowledge, Skills and Languages

  • Excellent computer skills. (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat). Advanced level of excel competence(Required)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French. Must have French language skills(Required)
  • Strong operational management ability: a clear focus on results, monitors quality and progress of work against plans(Required)
  • Data analysis skills (Excel or other technical software (Epi Info, SPSS, Stata)(Required)
  • Ability to travel frequently (Required)
  • Excellent organisational, and interpersonal skills(Required)
  • Experience with international donors reporting systems and the Red Cross /Red Crescent Movement reporting systems an advantage(Preferred)
  • Able to work on own initiative and solve problems (Required)
  • Fluently spoken and written English and French-Required


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