Research Assistant
ECODIT - United States

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Research Assistant

Description of Position

The Administrative Assistant will support the Technical and Business Development teams as well as the Administrative/Finance/Contract teams, including by streamlining the firm’s recruitment processes; assisting with bookkeeping, file maintenance, and other tasks related to administration and finance; and conducting research on international development topics, as needed.

  • Assist with recruiting efforts by monitoring and organizing ECODIT’s online talent management database, screening and contacting potential candidates, posting ads, and editing/formatting CVs;
  • Support the Admin/Finance and Contract team in filing, bookkeeping, invoicing, maintaining records, troubleshooting, and communications with vendors;
  • Research country development needs, challenges and opportunities in the water, energy, environment and DG sectors, and other topics, as needed;
  • Organize logistics for business/proposal development conference calls and meetings, and prepare and disseminate telecon and meeting notes; and
  • Other duties, as assigned .

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, economics, public policy, or another related field;
  • Exceptional research and analytical abilities and quantitative skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English;
  • High levels of organization and attention to detail;
  • Sound judgment and initiative;
  • Ability to work independently in a flexible small-business environment;
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • Fluency in at least one relevant language other than English (e.g., French, Spanish, Arabic) a plus; and
  • Prior experience with QuickBooks ® or similar accounting software a plus.

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