Position Description

Administrative Program Assistant
Location Almaty, Kazakhstan
Job Code 324
# of Openings 0
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Administrative Program Assistant

Eurasia Programs, Almaty Kazakhstan


Freedom House  promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, effective advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists.  We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, Nations in Transit, and Countries at the Crossroads.  With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, we  support the right of every individual to be free.

Position Summary

The Administrative Program Assistant will assist with office administration, provide logistical support, and assist with financial reporting and files maintenance. This position is based in Almaty, Kazakhstan and reports to the Project Director in Kazakhstan.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, or related field;
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills;
  • English and Russian communication skills required (written, spoken and comprehension abilities);
  • Proficiency in Kazakh would be an advantage;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet multiple deadlines;
  • Detail-oriented with good multi-tasking abilities and communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Previous administrative and budgeting experience;
  • Basic understanding of general accounting concepts;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software; 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a program team.


Some Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in compliance with Freedom House, USG, and other grant regulations;
  • Organize program logistics and provide administrative support;
  • Make travel arrangements and organize logistics for visits, meetings, etc;
  • Organize events/meetings in Almaty and abroad related to Freedom House programs;
  • Assist in financial management, including preparation of monthly financial reports;
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals, press releases, and speeches;
  • Help maintain databases and mailing lists;
  • Assist with other administrative duties as assigned.


Qualified and Interested applicants

Qualified candidates must complete an online application and submit a resume, and cover letter with salary history and desired salary.

This vacancy is open to those candidates with relevant permits to work in Kazakhstan


No relocation costs will be covered by Freedom House.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.