Program Assistant

Every employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI and demonstrating the Core Values in their day-to-day operations. The Core Values, which are IRI’s foundational building blocks include:

Excellence– We believe in quality results delivered by investing in people. Freedom– We believe in exploration and experimentation to be agile and responsive. Respect- We believe in trust, empathy and empowering people.

Teamwork- We believe in diversity, inclusion and the power of global collaboration. Transparency– We believe in open communication and clear decision-making. Accountability- We believe in personal responsibility as the foundation of success.

The Program Assistant is the entry level position for program work at IRI and provides administrative and programmatic support for current and developing programs in Morocco.

Position Requirements:

Undergraduate degree in political science, international relations or related field.

1-2 year of experience in international development or related field.

Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.

Excellent writing, research and communication skills in both English and Arabic.

International experience preferred.

Domestic travel during up to 30% of the year.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities:

The duties of the Program Assistant include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assists with logistics for IRI trainings, workshops, and other activities (including administrative duties such as note taking, phone calls, travel reservations, etc).

Writes weekly reports on IRI activities and objectives.

Writes activity reports following each IRI activity.

Updates monitoring and evaluation data on IRI program participants, including in person and phone interviews, management of questionnaires & surveys, and data entry.

Assists with contracts, budgeting, and financial reconciliations for IRI activities (in accordance with IRI and donor policies and regulations).

Assists with research related to project proposals and program activities.

Establish and maintain relationships with IRI partners and participants.

Provides verbal translation (to and from Arabic) during meetings, trainings, and workshops; written translation as necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned or deemed necessary

Submission Guidelines

Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent in English, a CV, and three references to Fatma Suleiman at The deadline for submission of applications is March 31, 2024. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.