A development-oriented American NGO, based in Rabat, Morocco, is accepting applications for the position of Program Assistant. Unaccompanied travel during up to 30% of the year is a required responsibility for this position. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills and be able to work independently with limited direct supervision. A university degree, excellent language skills in Arabic and English, and a demonstrated interest in politics and development are required for this position.
The Program Assistant (PA) will provide administrative and programmatic support for current and developing programs to increase participation in local governance and CSO capacity building in rural regions in Morocco. The PA will collaborate closely with local and international staff to provide administrative support and implement programming. The PA will be evaluated on his/her ability to carry out functions in a satisfactory way and on his/her contributions to the organization’s growth. The PA position will be initially under a consultant contract.