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Program Administrator – USNC/IEC

Position Summary

We are looking for a diligent, collaborative Program Administrator (PA) to provide support for the development and implementation of USNC and ANSI positions in relation to the work of the IEC and to represent the interests of the US voluntary standardization and conformity assessment community. This Administrator will be responsible for organizing programs and activities for the work of the U.S. National Committee for the International Electrotechnical Commission (USNC/IEC).

To be a successful PA, you should be committed to facilitating smooth and efficient office operations by planning carefully, anticipating needs, and providing responsive, reliable assistance to our members. You should be adaptable, proactive, and detail-oriented. You will provide wide-ranging support to management while helping to administer USNC committees and Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs). The position also assists in the USNC’s efforts to build a strong and effective interface with our members.

Essential Functions

  • Support and facilitate the strategic goals and tactical work of the United States National Committee (USNC) to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
  • Organize effective outreach programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the USNC
  • Conduct special projects, oversee USNC ad hoc groups (as necessary), perform research, and provide general support to USNC programs (e.g., IEC General Meeting in 2022)
  • Serve as staff support for USNC standing committees as needed
  • Provide guidance on USNC procedures and processes, as well as attend meetings, if necessary, to assist committees and groups in the successful advancement of US positions and responsibilities
  • Contribute to general public education and awareness regarding the functions of the USNC and the overall standards development and conformity assessment processes
  • Maintain close relations and work cooperatively with other ANSI staff where overarching USNC and IEC policy issues intersect with ISO or regional/bilateral policy issues
  • Keep supervisor informed of activities and developments in the areas of responsibility

Information Security Responsibilities

  • Attend/complete assigned information security training by the designated completion date.
  • Read and adhere to published ISMS policies and procedures.
  • Report timely any observed violations of ISMS policy - or known encroachments on information security - to your department leader and/or the Information Technology Department.

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, international relations, communications or related discipline, required, knowledge of basic accounting principles desirable
  • Two or more years of experience in office administration and communications programs working with Customer Relations Management (CRM) desirable

Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with standardization and conformity assessment, specifically with IEC and/or ISO (including IEEE, ITU, etc.) structure, activities and ISO/IEC Directives desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven competence and sensitivity in multi-stakeholder and multi-cultural dynamics and environments.
  • Excellent exercise of discretion and diplomacy, including solid judgment operating in highly political environments.
  • Outstanding organizational and administrative skills.
  • Strong ability to interact with other staff and external constituents as a team player.
  • Excellent analytical abilities and creative problem solving.
  • Willingness to develop familiarity with policy content of assigned program areas.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and database management.
  • Experience working with functions, pivot tables, sorting and filtering in Microsoft Excel.
  • Proficiency in various kinds of electronic communications, including web conferencing.
  • Ability to work remotely if needed.
  • A team player with a strong work ethic.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.



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