Program Assistant – Development Transformations – Washington, DC

Position description

Development Transformations (DT) is seeking a Program Assistant to support work related to our international governance, civil society, and stabilization programming. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities will include: regional/country specific research, preparing and writing expense forms, drafting project proposals and concept papers, preparing program budgets, and other administrative tasks.

Required Tasks:

  • Provide program support for current USAID and DoD activities;
  • Participate in the development and drafting on international development concept papers and proposals;
  • Provide support for program design, training, workshops and meetings;
  • Monitor budgets and expenditures for grants and contracts;
  • Attend events in Washington, DC and write memos summarizing key points;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the Program Officers at DT.


  • Bachelors degree in related field;
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills to effectively present informations;
  • Capacity to work both independently and as a member of a team;
  • Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications;
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial attitude, and strong organization skills;
  • Work experience in international development or related field preferred;
  • Travel and/or work experience in foreign countries preferred;
  • Interest and knowledge of the Middle East, Africa, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Central Asia, and/or other regions strongly preferred;

Application instructions

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Development Transformations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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