Resources Coordination Assistant (Ref. No.: Bratislava 2018 - 08)

Veľvyslanectvo USA

Place of work
Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Start date
October 2018
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
EUR 17 449/Annual - Starting Salary

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

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 US Government 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 the Management Section, other offices, and the regional PD bureaus. Provides general administrative support to the Public Affairs Officer and PD Section staff.

Supervisory Position: No

Information about the selection process

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

Where to Apply:
E-mail Address: HRObratislava@state.gov

Human Resources Office Monika Bilikova or Alena Kociskova
or
Mailing Address: P.O.BOX 309, 814 99 Bratislava

How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on Embassy web page.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
• DS-174
• Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (CV, recommendation letters, transcripts, etc.)

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.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Analytic and Technical 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. Good typing 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. Full understanding of PD-specific funding authorities, as well as their planning and reporting tools is required. Knowledge of and ability to support public diplomacy use of digital and visual tools is required. Must have excellent numerical skills to be able to manipulate numbers with speed, and to develop, manage and monitor PD budgets.

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. Must be able to work effectively with Mission personnel and host-country institutions on PD operations and resources, including on sensitive or contentious financial topics. Must be able to brief U.S. officers and visitors on appropriate uses of funding from multiple sources and other resource and funding issues governing Public Diplomacy.
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 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/
ID: 3463286   Dátum zverejnenia: 3.8.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   EUR 17 449/Annual - Starting Salary