The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking a Temporary Technology Budgeting and Procurement Project Assistant to assist with budgeting functions and procurements of hardware, software and services. Under the direction of the Senior Systems Engineering Manager, the temporary project assistant will provide support and assist in coordinating and tracking technology budgets and ensure that purchases are coordinated and costs monitored, and provide administrative support for the Technology team and assigned staff, using project management principles and guidance.
The temporary project assistant position is available with a term appointment of three months with the possibility of extension for an additional three months based on performance and/or business need.
- Assist the IT procurement team responsible for developing and managing technology budgets for the organization;
- Track all technology expenditures and assist with drafting financial reports;
- Assist in developing financial tracking documentation for financial lifecycle (budget, contracts, purchases, invoices and payments (policy and procedures);
- Coordinates Technology purchases with procurement;
- Assist in maintaining a software license tracking system;
- Assist with coordinating payments to technology vendors, consultants, and contractors, ensuring payments are accurate and distributed in a timely manner;
- Assist the Technology team in a variety of financial, administrative, planning and logistical needs, including expense reporting, travel coordination, and event planning;
- Assist in maintaining inventory of durable IT equipment;
- Additional duties as assigned.
- BS/BA in Finance, or equivalent work experience.
Type and Nature of Contacts:
- Routine interaction with NDI senior staff and vendors; resolve problem situations with tact.
- Coordinate work assignments with colleagues and group leaders, and organize work efficiently.
- Frequent interaction using cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with all levels of staff and stakeholders.
Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. NDI does not provide sponsorship.
NDI is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). As such, NDI makes employment decisions and provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s or employee’s race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state and local laws. If you need reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please notify NDI’s Human Resources department.
To apply please visit our website at www.ndi.org/careers.