Administrative Assistant in Afghanistan at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary
Under supervision, the Administrative Assistant performs a wide range of routine to advanced administrative duties in support of a program, department or manager(s). Acts as a liaison to internal and external contacts in a manner that promotes the professional image of the Company.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Performs routine to advanced administrative tasks in support of the daily operations of the department.
  • Using computer system, prepares professional business communication documents including presentations, reports, memos, letters and emails.
  • Organizes and maintains paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence, etc.
  • Performs administrative duties such as mailing, faxing and distributing correspondence.
  • Screens telephone calls and visitors, providing information and direction as needed.
  • Arranges and coordinates details related to travel arrangements, expense reports, and departmental budgets.
  • Makes arrangements for conferences and meetings; may assemble background materials, attend meetings and record proceedings as directed.
  • Reviews outgoing materials and correspondence for internal consistency and conformity with established procedures.
  • Orders and maintains supplies and equipment for department.
  • Assists with a variety of scheduled and unscheduled projects specific to assigned department/program.
  • May perform PeopleSoft HR function for one or more programs.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Working knowledge of general office procedures.
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written communication, with knowledge of business communication, including style and format of letters and reports.
  • Strong typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to operate office machinery such as fax and copier machines.
  • Works independently with good decision-making skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of employees and customers.
  • Additional knowledge and skills may be required by contract or assignment.

Experience & Education
  • High school degree or equivalent required. Some college or business school training preferred.
  • Two (2) years’ experience performing the work of an administrative assistant required.
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • CONUS:
    • Generally works in normal office environment, but may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions.

    • Some positions will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions.

  • Travel typically not required within area of assignment.


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