Coordinator, Social Impact Evaluation

Pyxera Global is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC. For over a quarter-century, we’ve created groundbreaking partnerships between the public, private, and social sectors, leveraging the unique attributes of each to create shared value and innovative solutions to complex challenges.

We work across thematic social areas, including circular economies, equity in healthcare, small business growth, and bridging the digital divide. Our initiatives include a wide range of methodologies, including enterprise development, skills-based employee engagement and designing impactful corporate social responsibility strategies, and community partnership efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.

Pyxera Global endeavors to practice environmental sustainability and elevate diversity and inclusion within and outside our organization. Learn more about our commitments.

Job Description

The Coordinator provides Impact and Learning guidance and support for internal program teams to develop and implement impact and learning systems for client portfolios. As a member of a cross-functional department, the Coordinator will work across a variety of client portfolios covering a wide-range of project types, sectors, and geographies, and must be able to quickly get up to speed on new subject matter areas. 

Working closely with the I&L Senior Manager, the Coordinator will have the opportunity to build their social impact evaluation and project management skills through exposure to and management of a variety of impact evaluation activities. In addition to overall programmatic activities, the Coordinator will also support department administration tasks (knowledge management, resource development), training staff on I&L skills, and other internal department initiatives. The Coordinator may assist in the Senior Manager in business development and thought leadership initiatives as needed. 

The I&L team is small and must be responsive to program teams and client needs. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously, take initiative in completing assignments, and provide high-quality impact and learning support independently with a close attention to detail. Priority skills include: the ability to communicate clearly and professionally (verbally and in writing), an innovative mindset, detail-orientation, and time management, all combined with high sense of flexibility.  

This role is open to both remote US-based candidates and candidates in the DC area.  

KEY POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Collaborate with internal and external program teams to undertake impact measurement of social impact programs, including developing methodologies, producing program-specific impact plans (theory of change/log frames and indicator selection), designing research tools, data collection, cleaning/managing/analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, and preparing impact reports. 
  • Support Senior I&L Manager in management and oversight of Qualtrics survey platform, including reviewing surveys, troubleshooting technical issues, managing advanced processes, and ensuring/enforcing data management and quality standards. 
  • Assist with knowledge management of I&L department through codifying and documenting processes and tools, building I&L resources for program staff, and managing and organizing I&L SharePoint files. 
  • Support project management of I&L-led initiatives, including management of workplans, meeting facilitation, and interdepartmental coordination. 
  • Conduct research into social impact industry trends, tools, methodologies, and best practices to support development of new I&L tools, resources, and processes to better meet client and community needs. 
  • Assist I&L Senior Manager with organizational capacity building on I&L skills, including through development of I&L trainings for organization. 
  • Develop data visualizations for use in program reports, business development, social media, and other materials. 
  • Contribute to the development of impact evaluation methodologies for proposals as needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Requirements

  • US Citizen or Permanent US employment authorization required 
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, economic development, monitoring and evaluation, data science, or related fields  
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience, including at least 1 year of experience in monitoring and evaluation, social impact assessment, and/or quantitative/qualitative research methods and analysis 
  • Knowledge of Qualtrics (or similar survey platform) 
  • Ability to conduct basic data cleaning/analysis in Excel  
  • Experience developing effective, accurate, and compelling data visualizations 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to work in a virtual environment  
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously  
  • Demonstrated initiative, innovation, and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and/or lead the efforts to effectively meet program/client needs. 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to manage diverse activities, meet competing deadlines, and have flexibility in changing situations 

Desirable 

  • Proficiency in a language other than English (preferably Spanish or Portuguese) 
  • Experience in training and capacity building 
  • Experience with SPSS, R, Stata, or similar statistical packages 
  • Experience with NVivo, Dedoose, or similar qualitative analysis software 
  • Experience with Salesforce 
  • Experience in a cross-cultural/international context 

Application Instructions

Send a cover letter, resume, and available start-date via e-mail to [email protected]. Applications without the above requirements will not be considered. In the subject line of the email, please use Coordinator, Impact and Learning.” Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews, which will take place on a rolling basis. 

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