The Asia Foundation Looking For Law Program Assistant

The Asia Foundation  is seeking an experienced candidate for the vacant  Program Assistant position for their Law Program….

The job description reads thus:

PROGRAM ASSISTANT (PA) is responsible for logistical, administrative  and financial aspects of program activities and grants management. PA  assist Directors/Team Leader and Program Officers to review proposals  and budgets, managing program files, drafting letters, and handling  contacts with local, national, international institutions, agencies  and personalities. Program Assistant is also responsible for  organizing meetings, workshops, trainings, and other program related  events.

Additionally, the Program Assistant will be required to  provide accurate and timely translation to various Indonesian and  English documents, as well as assist Director/Team Leader, and  Program Officers in ensuring that program funds are appropriately  disbursed in a timely manner.

Candidates should ideally possess:

•    A minimum of 2 years work experience in grants or program  administration position with an internationally focused organization
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both  English and Indonesian
•    Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and database  management
•    Knowledge of Indonesian NGOs and government agencies
•    An understanding of how donor agencies operate
•    Minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably  bachelor’s degree in Law.
•    Good analytical skills, with basic knowledge of the  Indonesian legal system.

Please send cover letter and resume to The Asia Foundation by e-mail  to [email protected] on or before November 16, 2008 with "Law Program  Assistant" marked clearly in the subject line. Only short listed  candidates will be contacted.