Program Associate

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 04 November 2020
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 30 November 2020

PILPGโ€™s Washington, DC headquarters is currently searching for a dynamic professional who is passionate about peace negotiations, human rights, and transitional justice to support PILPGโ€™s global programs as a Program Associate. The Program Associate will take ownership of certain operational processes to support various overseas projects and organizational initiatives. The Program Associate will report to PILPGโ€™s Executive Vice President and Project Directors, and will work closely with PILPGโ€™s operations team and their specific program teams.

Location: Remote

Roles and Responsibilities

Support to Specific PILPG Program

The Program Associate will serve as an integral member of PILPGโ€™s operations team, ensuring streamlined operations processes for the DC headquarters as well as specific PILPG programs. The Program Associate will:

  • Provide logistical, financial, travel, and security support for specific project teams, as well as coordinating with project teams to support overseas deployment and addressing travel-related security threats. The Program Associate will assist with PILPGโ€™s travel and security operations, including coordinating travel for PILPG staff and consultants, streamlining travel logistics across PILPGโ€™s operations team, and assisting with overseas deployment logistics for staff and consultants.
  • Assist project teams in monitoring and evaluating the progress of specific programsโ€™ M&E plans.
  • Assisting with regular funder reporting and filing of all program-related documents and agreements.
  • Support project teams in managing budgeting models, facilitating sub-awardee and consultant payments, and conducting field office finance review.
  • Support the team in drafting proposal narratives and budgets for new awards and project extensions, when the opportunity arises.
  • Be adaptable and support their program teams as needed.

Office Management

The Program Associate will gain insight into the management of non-profit organizations through assisting with day-to-day office operations and ensuring that the headquarters is responsive to the needs of PILPGโ€™s field offices and clients overseas. The Program Associate will assist with organization-wide meeting logistics, office technology, and recruiting and onboarding. The Program Associate will be responsible for orienting new hires on PILPGโ€™s office policies and operations and will work closely with PILPGโ€™s President and Executive Vice President to ensure the overall smooth running of office processes.

Collaboration & Professional Development

PILPG is committed to fostering a network of professionals working in the field of public international law. As such, the Program Associate will be an active member of PILPGโ€™s professional network within and outside of the DC office. Further, the Program Associate will participate in strategic planning for communications; schedule, attend, and participate in events, presentations, and meetings with alumni and staff in DC; and collaborate with senior attorneys to provide support to large projects and initiatives. As PILPG places an emphasis on staff membersโ€™ individual professional development, the Program Associate will also have the opportunity to attend relevant substantive and networking events.

Position Qualifications

Candidates should hold a Bachelorโ€™s degree in a relevant field, possess strong organization skills, and display acute attention to detail.


$36,000 - $38,000/year

This vacancy is archived.

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