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Temporary Resource Coordination Assistant - Replacement for maternity leave

Veľvyslanectvo USA

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 480 EUR/monthEUR 17 797/Annual - Starting Salary
  • Start date: June/July 2021
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Resource Coordination Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Public Affairs Officer (or PAO designee). The incumbent is the PD (Public Diplomacy) LE Staff responsible for supporting program, human and property resources for PD activities country-wide. Coordinates with the Resource Coordination Specialist on the use of multiple and diverse funding streams for PD activities, including compliance with USG regulations and host-country laws. Manages grants, contracts, and acquisition and use of PD Section materials and equipment. Serves as a liaison for the PD Section with Management Section and offices and regional PD bureaus. Provides general administrative support to the PAO and PD Section staff.

Information about the selection process

All applicants should review the Vacancy Announcement on Embassy web page:
https://sk.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

How to Apply:
All applications must be submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) to be considered.
For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site
https://sk.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/


What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information: the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Bratislava.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) and Slovak - Proficiency (C2)

Personality requirements and skills

Qualifications and Requirements:

EDUCATION:
At least two years of College/University studies required.

EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a major organization in budget, accounting, business administration, financial management, organizational management, public administration, project management, or grants management work is required.

LANGUAGE:
Language Proficiency: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Slovak is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:
Comprehensive knowledge of host-country geography, infrastructure, government institutions, and common business and banking practices is required.  General understanding of regional, ethnic, socio-economic, cultural and linguistic factors and the influence of religious, cultural and educational institutions as they relate to perceptions of the U.S. is required.  Knowledge of customer service in Slovakia is required.   Must have an understanding of communications in Slovakia and the international information environment as it affects Slovakia, and must be familiar with digital practices and procedures.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Analytic skills:  Must have strong analytic skills to manage funding from multiple sources, each with differing requirements for purpose, oversight and accounting.  Must be able to accurately assess resource challenges and identify solutions, including those that address sensitive resource challenges.   

Communication / Interpersonal skills:  Must have excellent customer relations, interpersonal cross-cultural communication skills.  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including writing reports in both English and Slovak. 

Management Skills:  Strong management skills are required, including the ability to develop and oversee project budgets.  Ability to organize logistical support for professional and cultural projects such as workshops, seminars, digital video conferences, panel discussions, lectures and camps is required.  Must be able to conclude agreements with partner institutions and manage their fulfillment.  

Technical Skills:  Good keyboarding and data entry skills are required; excellent familiarity with electronic discovery tools, in particular the Internet, and standard information retrieval practices and procedures are required.  Thorough, detailed knowledge of and ability to use various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and databases, as well as PD-specific software, databases, and reporting tools is required.  Must have excellent numerical skills to be able to manipulate numbers with speed, and to develop, manage and monitor PD budgets.

Availability:  Must be available to travel throughout Slovakia to support PD projects and activities.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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Brief description of the company

Veľvyslanectvo USA sa nachádza v Bratislave a je jediným ZÚ USA na Slovensku. Vzniklo v roku 1993 po rozdelení Československa a vzniku samostatnej SR.

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

Velvyslanectvo USA
Hviezdoslavovo nam. 4
814 99 Bratislava
http://slovakia.usembassy.gov/