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Pact is an international nonprofit that works in nearly 40 countries building solutions for human development that are evidence-based, data-driven and owned by the communities we serve. Founded in 1971, Pact works with partners to build resilience, improve accountability, and strengthen knowledge and skills for sustainable social impact.
Programs - Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. The Programs Team helps realize this objective by bridging program management, technical support, and business development, enabling Pact to achieve its global strategy. We ensure program excellence through continuous learning, monitoring and evaluation and provide organizational and industry-wide thought leadership by leveraging a complementary set of cross-functional, multi-disciplinary skills, expertise, and experiences. The Programs team: influences progressive change through the development and implementation of global and regional strategies and business plans; supports advancement of innovative solutions; pursues new business opportunities; and drives effective internal and external engagement to maximize Pact’s impact across the globe. Across all aspects of its role, the Programs Department adheres to and promotes a culture of inclusion, accountability, and respect.
Pact seeks an Operations Assistant for the USAID CSM-STAND Sri Lanka Bolstering Civil Society Activity. The project’s overall goal is to assist Sri Lanka in maintaining a vibrant civil society that empowers citizens to advance the democratic values of citizen participation. Activities will link CSOs across communities, districts, and regions to have a voice in local governance and national reform processes. The position will support operational and administrative efforts under the project; thus the ideal candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills and a spirit of flexibility, adaptability, and collaboration under challenging conditions.
The Operations Assistant is expected to provide overall administrative and operational support for the project, including but not limited to: supporting with proper operations of the office, facilities, and equipment, organizing project events logistics, and assisting in preparing travel arrangements, while ensuring compliance with Pact, USAID regulations, and Sri Lankan legislation.
University degree in Administration or high school diploma and two (2) years relevant work experience
Basic understanding of office management and operations
Basic communication skills (both written and oral) in both English and local language(s)