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Program Assistant

Monrovia (Liberia)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Monrovia (Liberia)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req6946

Job Title: Program Assistant

Sector: Program Administration

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Monrovia, Liberia

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee was founded in 1933. Our mission is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and regain control of their future. The IRC’s global 2020 strategy commits our organization to creating measurable, meaningful change in the lives of people we serve.

The IRC has worked in Liberia since 1996 and is one of the largest humanitarian actors in the country. The IRC Liberia currently operates health programs in Montserrado, Bong, Lofa, and Nimba counties. We have a varied portfolio in health, and women's protection and economic empowerment.


The Program Assistant will be based at the IRC country office in Monrovia. S/he will assist the Program Manager and program staff to coordinate InSITU program activities. The Program Assistant will support the day to day administration of the InSITU Program office, including scheduling meetings, managing the accurate and timely flow of information.


  • Take meeting minutes and manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner
  • Manage program staff calendars and set up meetings
  • Manage office supply inventory on a routine basis
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the Program Manager and other program staff.


  • Associate degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least two years’ professional experience
  • Demonstrated coordination, organizational, and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Position Reports to:Program Manager

Position directly supervises:N/A 

Indirect Reporting: N/A

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: InSitu Project Team, Grants Team, Operations Team, Deputy Director of Programs 



All IRC staff are required to adhere to the IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country program employment policies.

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