DKT International seeks an Administration and Human Resources Associate to assist in the headquarters of a large, complex, non-profit using social marketing to address public health needs in over thirty developing countries.
In addition to strong technical skills in areas of administration and human resources, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to think critically, anticipate issues and needs of the organization, and write and communicate effectively. This position will also provide a range of support functions to the Chief Executive Officer. The position is based in Washington, DC, and reports to the Office Administrator.
Responsibilities include supporting the smooth administrative functioning of the offices, including working with DKT’s overseas offices, and ensuring that human resource needs are met both for international and national staff.
Specifically, the successful candidate will:
The candidate must share DKTs enthusiasm for providing and promoting contraceptives in developing countries and should enjoy and be comfortable with all aspects of family planning and reproductive health, including abortion.
This position requires a person who is accustomed to and enjoys working largely on his/her own with minimal supervision. Should have strong time management, organizational, and relationship-building skills. Candidates should be results-oriented, success-driven, self-motivated, problem-solving, comfortable with risk-taking and impatient with bureaucracy. A very strong sense of ethics, honesty, and integrity are assumed.
What is DKT?
Since 1989, the nonprofit social business DKT International has been promoting family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention through social marketing in the developing world. DKT has programs in more than 30 countries, and markets and sells a wide range of contraceptives and reproductive health product, making DKT International one of the largest family planning providers in the world.
DKT has been recognized as a nonprofit leader in the area of financial accountability and efficiency.
Every year DKT's innovative programs are saving more lives and improving the health of families in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
For more information, visit www.dktinternational.org or follow us on Twitter @dktchangeslives. Please submit your letter of interest, CV, and reference to firstname.lastname@example.org.