Executive Coordinator

Regular position Office of the Director (OD)

Provide comprehensive administrative, technical, and logistical support to SEARCA Director and coordinate and monitor administrative activities related to the function of the Director’s office.


  1. Gather information/data and review documents and requests submitted to the Director for action. 
  2. Assist and coordinate in preparing presentations and background materials and briefing notes for the Director’s meetings and reports. 
  3. Prepare correspondences for the Director.
  4. Provide accurate information to the Director concerning center-wide activities, relevant media announcements, and important visitors of the Center. 
  5. Manage the operational budget of the Office of the Director.


Master’s degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences, Development Communication, Communication Research, Development Management or related fields; with 5 years of relevant work experience in a similar post, in a similar organization or Masters units and with 6 years of work-related experience or Bachelor’s degree in one of the above fields with more than 6 years’ experience in assisting high level management.


  •  Good knowledge of project management
  • Excellent information gathering and synthesizing skills
  • Highly skilled in liaising, coordinating and networking with foreign and local officers/ institutions
  • Good office management, organizational, monitoring and coordination capabilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and client orientation skills.
  • The highest degree of integrity, and discretion, and the ability to keep sensitive issues in absolute confidence. Must be resourceful, work under pressure.
  • Proficient in computer software applications (word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, database, search engines).

Interested applicants may send their application at www.searca.org/jobapp. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Applications will be received not later than 15 August 2019 or until a suitable candidate is accepted/hired.