Creative Associates International Inc. is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Washington, DC, the firm has a field presence in 30 countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense. The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.?
In close coordination with the U.S. Embassy and USAID, the initial goal of the USAID/OTI program will be to contribute to the USG response to address the root causes of migration from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. This includes increasing community and institutional resilience to negative shocks.
- Responsible for the implementation of program activities and achieving objectives at the community level.
- Designs and develops grant proposals, develops close working relationships with local partners, and ensures that target populations are actively involved in the grant activities.
- Prepare programmatic and budgetary information for activities, with support from finance assistant.
- Responsible for programmatic reports of grants under contracts.
Maintain good communication with communities and target populations.
Provides technical assistance and support to grantees, as required.
Travels to communities to address the implementation and management of grants.**Qualifications**
High School Diploma required. BA/BS degree desired.
Must have at least 2+ years general work experience and 1.5 years of specific experience related to the position working with communities and nonprofit organizations in Honduras any of the following areas: community engagement, youth engagement, crime and violence prevention, civil society strengthening, anticorruption, transparency, etc.
Medium level knowledge of Spoken and Written English required.
Fluency in Spanish.
Must have existing Honduran work authorization.
Skills and Abilities
- Take initiative and be able to manage a complex portfolio of activities with supervision.
- Ability to work in teams to develop ideas or grant projects.
- Good organization skills and ability to maintain and foster relationships with staff and implementing partners.
- Must be able to distribute time so that can develop field activities in 70% of the time and 30% to be earmarked for administrative duties in office.