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Monday, June 9, 2014

Program Coordinator, Economic Empowerment- Vital Voices Global Partnership, Washington, DC

Program Coordinator, Economic Empowerment

Posted on: June 6, 2014

Job description

Vital Voices Global Partnership, a leading international non-governmental organization committed to advancing women's leadership in the areas of economic empowerment, human rights, and political participation, seeks a talented professional with strong program support skills for the position of Program Coordinator (PC), Economic Empowerment.
Reporting directly to the Director of Economic Empowerment, the PC will be responsible for assisting in the design, development, and enhancement of high quality impactful programs including but not limited to business growth training; business mentoring; technical assistance and services; leadership development, and economic advocacy programs.
Specific responsibilities include:
Program Support: Assist in program planning and execution, including overseeing program administrative duties and logistics (organizing participants, speakers, venues, materials); Finance processing, intern management, database and e-record/hard copy record management, contract management, donor relationship support, tracking research and technical content, report writing and preparing meeting and research summaries
Monitoring and Evaluation: Compiling evaluation results and contributing to program reporting.
New Business Development Support: Support RFP analysis and grant proposal submissions.
Relationship Management Support: Liaise with global partners and various public and private sector stakeholders and often deal with competing priorities and interests of these stakeholders.
Communications: Oversee the development of online content and program print materials, including content for VV website, blogs, twitter, program fact-sheets, brochures, briefing books and newsletters and training materials and program reports. Interact with peers across VV issue and regional areas; contribute to cross-department communication and integration.
Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS Degree
  • 5 years of related professional experience
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in women's economic empowerment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with teams and individually
  • Advanced computer literacy including strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation including econometrics, STATA, survey design experience
  • Experience supporting development efforts
  • Ability to prioritize, implement and deliver high-quality program management support within very tight timelines, on time
Other desired characteristics
  • Advanced proficiency in written and oral Arabic, French, or Spanish
  • Experience living/working in a developing economy, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of participatory training and facilitation techniques
  • Salesforce experience a plus
This full-time, salaried position is based in Washington, DC and may require up to 20% international travel. Vital Voices does not provide work visa sponsorship or relocation assistance for this position.

How to apply

Please e-mail the following to using"PC – Economic Empowerment – Your FULL NAME" as the subject of your e-mail.
  • a letter of interest
  • resume
  • a writing sample of no more than three pages
  • three references with contact information
Position is open until filled.

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