PYXERA Global Staff

Join the PYXERA Global Team

At PYXERA Global, we stand at the intersection of business, social, and governmental organizations, facilitating groundbreaking partnerships around the world. In our quest to transform international development through purposeful engagement, we’re looking for smart, focused professionals who share our vision, with a certain rugged global flair and the capability to remain gracefully competent under pressure.

Our Culture

At PYXERA Global, we combine our business acumen with the local knowledge, network, and context required to navigate economic, geographic, and political realities on the ground. We keep our eye on the end goal—managing the details and adjusting the course to learn from our experiences and achieve mutual benefit. While our team works hard everyday to deliver exceptional results, we pride ourselves on our ability to find humor and creativity in everything we do. From staff meetings and brainstorm sessions to office happy hours and service days, we are committed to cultivating and maintaining a supportive, transparent, and fun community.

Our People

At PYXERA Global, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a collaborative team of colleagues with a diverse set of professional and personal backgrounds. Representing 20 nationalities and speaking nearly 25 languages at headquarters alone, the entire PYXERA Global team is comprised of inspired individuals driven by a commitment to social impact. Our employees demonstrate:

  • Passion & persistence for solving difficult problems
  • Curiosity, respect, & patience for different points of view
  • Relentless drive for common goals & sustainable results
  • Initiative, creativity, & self-direction
  • Adaptability to frequently changing circumstances & needs
  • Commitment to exemplary client service

Washington D.C. - HQ Positions

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Program Coordinator provides administrative and programmatic support for program management activities in the Global Pro Bono (skills-based volunteering) department. This position requires a strong focus on travel arrangements, logistics, training, financial reporting, program reporting, country and topic-specific research, and program implementation preparation. Working closely with Program Managers, the Program Coordinator will have the opportunity to build their program management skills through exposure to a variety of program implementation and operations activities in the Global Pro Bono department. The ideal candidate will be able to multitask, take initiative in completing assignments, as well as provide high quality program materials with little oversight. Strong writing and presentation skills and a visual eye, combined with the ability to be innovative and flexible are necessary for this position.

KEY POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the implementation of Global Pro Bono programs. Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage program procurement process, participant travel arrangements, and coordinate all logistics in collaboration with Program Managers.
  • Conduct budget, country, and local organization research for developing briefing materials and program preparation.
  • Assist in developing pre-deployment training sessions (pre-work) for corporate teams.
  • Prepare and process relevant accounting forms, assist in preparing budgets, and monitoring financial reports.
  • Assist senior staff and practice area leaders in program and practice area process and service improvements.
  • May assist in editing detailed project scopes of work with local host organizations.
  • Process participant and local partner survey data, and synthesize this information into client-facing reports.
  • Manage day-to-day tasks with limited supervision, ensuring on time deliverables that meet internal and external stakeholder needs.
  • Capture and share success stories and lessons learned that strengthen PYXERA Global’s existing and planned programs with organizations, partners, and stakeholders through social media and other avenues as appropriate.
  • Assist in drafting elements of program work plans, reports (program and financial), and key correspondence for clients/donors.
  • Provide training to our partners on how to implement PYXERA Global’s logistical service offering.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • US Citizen or Permanent US employment authorization required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with minimum of 2-3 years of experience. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 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.
  • Experience working with cross-cultural teams, and/or skills-based volunteer programs.
  • Experience in public speaking and meeting/event facilitation.
  • Experience in training and onboarding.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously.
  • Flexible and able to work in a team as well as individually with limited supervision.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in program management, event management, or logistics planning.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel for logistics tracking, reporting, and budgeting.
  • Experience in impact measurement and Salesforce are a plus.
  • Language proficiency in a foreign language a plus (preferably Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, or a Southeast Asian language).
  • Overseas work experience desired.
  • Availability to start working in July 2018.

SALARY

This is a full-time salaried position with excellent benefits. Pay range for this position is competitive.

TO APPLY

Send a cover letter, resume, 3-page writing sample (no longer), salary requirements, and available start-date via e-mail to [email protected]. Applications without the above requirements will not be considered. In the subject of the email, please write “Program Coordinator, Global Pro Bono”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Availability: Immediate

PYXERA Global is looking for a talented individual to work as a full-time Monitoring and Evaluation Associate to support the Global Pro Bono Department in our Washington, DC office. The Monitoring and Evaluation Associate will support the monitoring, evaluation, analytical, and knowledge management needs of our growing Global Pro Bono division to ensure quality and effectiveness of program implementation. As such, the Associate will provide assistance to the program staff in developing performance monitoring plans and results frameworks during program design and implementation, creating M&E system, processes and tools, contributing to measuring, analyzing, and reporting results. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support staff members in setting up logical frameworks and stakeholder assessments
  • Assisting in developing monitoring and evaluation tools for programs
  • Developing indicators and designing surveys
  • Building surveys in a data collection system (Clicktools)
  • Assist with data collection, aggregation, and analysis
  • Assist with research, writing, and editing
  • Developing reporting templates and instructions
  • Assist with data management and quality control (Salesforce and SharePoint)
  • Providing support, troubleshooting, and training to staff as it relates to M&E
  • Take initiative to assist staff in all departments
  • Supports the team through various administrative duties

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

 Required:

  • US Citizenship or Permanent US employment authorization required
  • Relevant graduate degree (or current enrollment in relevant graduate program, or equivalent relevant experience)
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills
  • Advanced quantitative skills, including knowledge of statistical programs and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Ability to manage diverse activities, meet deadlines, and flexibility to changing situations and priorities
  • Demonstrated understanding of international development issues
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and/or lead the efforts to effectively meet M&E needs
  • Ability to work with diverse and international staff

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Clicktools, or other cloud-based survey platform
  • Knowledge of Power BI, or other cloud-based data visualization program
  • Knowledge of Salesforce
  • Knowledge of SharePoint
  • Knowledge of foreign language (Spanish, French, Russian and/or Portuguese)

TO APPLY

Please email a resume, cover letter, and a sample of your writing to Carmel Rabin at [email protected]  In the subject line of the email please write “Monitoring and Evaluation Associate”. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Three references  and a brief Excel competency assessment will be requested of short-listed candidates. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.

ABOUT US

Since 1990, PYXERA Global has worked in over 90 countries—navigating economic, geographic, and political realities to establish partnerships between multinational corporations, national development agencies, local governments, and non-governmental organizations – to tackle enduring development challenges. Leveraging the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to solve complex problems, PYXERA Global interacts daily with high-tech partners including government agencies in developing countries, academic institutions and companies like IBM, SAP, 3M, Symantec and Fedex, among many others.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

PYXERA Global seeks an experienced technology manager who can deliver great customer service. This person will work closely with outsourced vendor partners to support PYXERA Global staff with their desktop, network and server needs. A highly-motivated technical support engineer with extensive background in Microsoft cloud technologies, the Manager, ICT will perform three primary activities:

  • manage Washington, DC based ICT equipment and activities to ensure high availability of secure computers, networks, information services and databases;
  • excellence in customer service supporting and training staff on effective technology solutions in alignment with PYXERA Global’s strategic objectives;
  • serve as project manager for the global rollout of the Microsoft Office 365 based cloud computing platform for email, calendaring, contacts, document management, team and project management, social collaboration, video and audio communication – including implementation of a Sharepoint based Intranet across PYXERA Global offices worldwide.

FUNCTIONS

The successful candidate will be responsible for all Headquarters technology, implementing cloud-based knowledge systems, processes and platforms which capture, support and extend the intellectual capital of a successful international development NGO. This individual will work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and lead implementation of cloud migration, Intranet, Office 365, digital collaboration and Knowledge Management projects, including application roll-out, user training, and change management across all PYXERA Global offices.

QUALIFICATIONS

The candidate will have five or more years of experience practicing, implementing and managing best-of-breed information technology, knowledge services and change management with a significant portion of this experience at nonprofits. Experience training and managing global, multicultural staff and vendor partners are desired. We value a hands-on, proactive attitude – individuals that truly enjoy complex “doer” challenges and take pride in their work. The ICT Manager will serve as the subject-matter expert for HQ technology and O365. We work in a highly collaborative fashion but also rely on team members to set priorities, manage deadlines, project plans, and work directly with staff at every level.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary responsibility for delivering the information needs of 80 Washington, DC staff
  • Secondary responsibility for supporting, guiding and managing regional ICT staff and vendors who support 150 staff across developing Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America
  • Procure, manage and maintain network systems and telecommunications services
  • Respond to user support requests (tickets) via email, Skype and phone
  • Server, firewall, wireless and network administration
  • Purchase, configure, deploy, secure, track and train staff on new laptops
  • Set up scheduled ICT hardware obsolescence replacement plan
  • Implement IS policies, standards, practices and security measures
  • Benchmark, analyze, report on ICT infrastructure and systems globally
  • Conduct SharePoint/Intranet/O365 trainings on scheduled and as-needed basis
  • Conduct new staff knowledge systems orientation
  • Update manuals; author and maintain self-help knowledge base/FAQ
  • Manage ICT vendors to a high level of accountability and performance
  • Manage and document Citrix based virtual systems including Dynamics SL
  • Manage and secure corporate Wi-Fi network, upgrade as necessary
  • Manage Washington, DC server room and all equipment inside
  • Develop up-to-date documentation on systems configuration and customizations
  • Coordinate with knowledge management champions throughout PYXERA Globa
  • Design and lead end-user training sessions; conduct group and one-on-one training and support sessions with staff, to facilitate learning and adoption of cloud systems
  • Implement new media strategy for dissemination of internal knowledge via Intranet sites, wikis, blogs, videos, audio, podcasts, yammer, teams
  • Assist with management of country ICT Managers or Knowledge Managers, motivate, train, monitor and advance their skills in SharePoint, digital community management and knowledge management; advocate for this team and represent their interests to a diverse matrix of PYXERA Global leaders
  • Assist with management of regional ICT staff, vendors and consultants
  • Be the Knowledge Management global point person, fielding questions about processes, policies and tools and sending them on to executive leaders as appropriate
  • Work with executives and ICT team members to maintain a high-performance, customer focused culture within the department that enables all PYXERA Global staff to feel well supported in their information needs.

KEY ACTIVITIES

  • Support 80 Washington, DC staff and provide primary ICT systems management
  • Roll out Sharepoint and O365 across all global offices
  • Document systems, networks and develop self-help FAQ user manuals
  • Support field office staff through their regional ICT support staff and vendors
  • Create monthly systems usage reports
  • Liaise with ICT team members and executives to knit together Salesforce & O365

EXPERIENCE

Technology

  • Site Administrator-level knowledge of SharePoint Online
  • Proven experience in fostering user adoption of SharePoint in a global organization
  • Understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies and project management principles, including Agile
  • Experience writing requirements, functional specs, user documentation
  • Training experience, both end user as well as trainers and senior staff
  • A demonstrated commitment to and/or work in the nonprofit or public sector, with experience in global organizations, preferably international NGOs
  • Strong skills in written and oral communication
  • Experience with virtualization on Citrix/HyperV including published applications
  • Configuration and management of VPNs on Cisco or Meraki hardware
  • Proficiency with use and support of Microsoft Office tools
  • Windows 2012 Server Administration, Active Directory, TCP/IP protocol, file shares, permissions, group policies, powershell and cmdlets
  • Outlook/Exchange Online, Azure and InTune administration
  • Azure and AD sync administration with knowledge of Single Sign on (SSO)
  • Experience in structured, service-oriented ICT operations – change management, documentation, ticketing systems, project management, prioritization, reporting
  • Excellent customer service skills — willing to go the extra mile to ensure users are happy
  • Virtual and real event management experience with Skype broadcast, virtual whiteboards, guest WiFi splash page, topical twitter hashtags, presentations.

Management

  • Service-oriented approach to management
  • Project management experience and ability to “make things happen”
  • Ability to actively listen, communicate (verbal and written) and build consensus in a diverse global environment with various levels of leadership
  • Ability to champion change amongst staff at all levels
  • Interpersonal savvy, including management of distributed, country-based ICT staff
  • Negotiate and manage vendor and consultant contracts and service agreements.

Strategic

  • Supports PYXERA Global’s goals by implementing a strategic ICT plan for operations systems, communications, application systems and hardware replacement
  • Ensures cost containment by complying with stated goals, budgets, and objectives
  • Meet the management information needs of PYXERA Global staff by providing appropriate analysis, reports, data visualizations and updates.

Training & Partnerships

  • Coaching and/or training experience
  • Solid organization and time management skills
  • Has coached people to connect across functions and geo-boundaries to spark innovation
  • Ability to travel internationally to developing countries as required.

Desirable

  • SharePoint certification
  • Significant end-user and super-user support and training experience
  • Experience using and administering PowerBI and Salesforce
  • Experience designing and conducting training for multi-cultural/multi-language groups
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a cross-functional team, with a high level of initiative within guidelines and directives from executives
  • Able to change priorities or switch projects as dictated by organizational priorities
  • Experience communicating complex, ICT and knowledge management concepts to various levels of staff, leadership, board and clients.

LOCATION

Based in Washington, DC with up to 15% of time travel to PYXERA Global field offices. Candidate must live in or be willing to relocate to the Washington, DC area. No relocation allowance.

TYPE

This is a full-time position, with competitive salary and sector leading benefits, reporting to a member of the executive team.

GENERAL

You will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced, high visibility NGO located in the heart of Washington, DC near the ballpark. Position is full-time with comprehensive, competitive compensation package. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. PYXERA Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. In the subject line of the email please write “Manager, Information and Communications Technology. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Global Positions

PYXERA Global, an NGO based in Washington, D.C. will be managing a corporate probono program in Seattle, USA, scheduled to take place Sep 20th-November 2nd, 2018. PYXERA Global would like to hire a part-time consultant currently residing in Seattle to help with program design and provide project and logistical support to a selected team of corporate volunteers who will provide pro-bono consulting services to local non-profits and social enterprises. The selected consultant’s main responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

ACTIVITIES

  • Review and validate PYXERA Global list of potential social organizations in Seattle and identify new ones that could be contacted during the outreach phase;
  • Participate in scoping trip meetings week with selected organizations;
  • Complete the scoping trip scorecard, and select with PYXERA Global social organizations to participate in the pro-bono engagements;
  • Match assigned pro-bono consultants to projects;
  • Co-lead with PYXERA Global staff three preparation conference calls with group of pro-bono consultants;
  • Be the principal PYXERA Global contact with stakeholders throughout project preparation and implementation;
  • Coordinate and facilitate the Welcome and Final Workshops for pro-bono consultants and participating social organizations in September and November 2018, respectively;
  • Correspond with PYXERA Global headquarters program staff and other stakeholders to assure satisfaction on the part of the pro-bono consultants and social organization partners;
  • Capture and share success stories and lessons learned that strengthen PYXERA Global’s existing and planned programs with organizations, partners, and stakeholders through social media and other avenues as appropriate;
  • Prepare financial and final program reports.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be based in Seattle, U.S.A.
  • College degree in international relations, communications, project management, organizational development, NGO management, or related field
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of work experience
  • Experience working with consulting teams and/or skills-based volunteer programs
  • Experience in workshop facilitation and project management
  • Have a solid network of local NGO partners
  • Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously
  • Flexible and able to work in a team as well as individually with limited supervision.
  • Exceptional writing and communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in virtual and in-person presentation skills
  • Exceptional customer service and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of at least one specific technical area related to PYXERA Global’s programs and services (pro bono, leadership/talent development, public private partnerships, monitoring and evaluation, corporate social responsibility, etc.)

SALARY

This is a part time consultant position with an estimate timeline of 6 months (July 2018-November 2018) with a level of effort of approximately 15-20 days during this time. Pay is based on past experience and the candidates should indicate their salary requirement.

TO APPLY

To apply, please send by Jun 30th 2018 the following documents to Mr. Rodrigo Soares at [email protected]:

  • Resume
  • A short cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the consultant position
  • Salary requirement

PYXERA GLOBAL (www.PYXERAGlobal.org), an NGO based in Washington, DC, will manage an international corporate volunteer consulting project in Chicago, scheduled for September 29 – October 20, 2018. PYXERA Global seeks a local consultant currently residing in Chicago to help provide project management and logistical support to the team of 16 corporate volunteers matched to skills-based consulting projects that build the organizational capacity of four local non-profit organizations. This is a paid position and rates are based on past salary history along with current market rates. PYXERA Global is looking for a consultant with excellent knowledge of Chicago and with project experience and a professional network related to community development, urban revitalization, workforce readiness, financial capability, and related economic development sectors. The selected consultant’s main responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following.

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & IMPLEMENTATION

  • Help to develop scopes of work (SOWs) reflecting the specific areas of intervention requested by local host organizations (mostly nonprofits and community development social enterprises)
  • Support local host organizations in preparing for arrival of corporate volunteers, ensuring stakeholder meetings are arranged
  • Participate in conference calls with corporate volunteers in advance of their arrival in Chicago
  • Support corporate volunteers, providing advice and guidance around scope of work delivery
  • Act as the on-the-ground interface between PYXERA Global and partners in Chicago, including regular correspondence with PYXERA Global HQ staff and other stakeholders to assure satisfaction on the part of the volunteers and partners
  • Participate in regular meetings with corporate volunteers, as requested
  • Prepare financial and final program reports

LOGISTICS

  • Assist in procuring accommodations and transportation for volunteers in Chicago
  • Coordinate the kick-off and closing event(s) for volunteer groups and host organizations
  • Prepare Chicago-related guides and suggestions for team orientation packets
  • Orient new corporate volunteers upon arrival in Chicago
  • Manage assignment, work, and project travel logistics for volunteers while they are in Chicago
  • Act as a logistical and informational resource for volunteers and troubleshoot challenges they may face

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree in business, social sciences, organizational development, NGO management, international relations, or related field
  • At least five years of experience with project management and experience in leading multicultural groups
  • Currently residing in Chicago with in-depth area familiarity
  • Detailed and people-oriented
  • Experience with fielding and supporting volunteer projects
  • Exposure and experience in non-profit and economic development sector
  • Intermittent availability July – October 2018; continued availability September 29 – October 20, 2018

TO APPLY

To apply, please send the following documents to [email protected] with “Chicago Local Consultant Application” in the subject line:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • 3 Professional references

PYXERA Global, an NGO based in Washington, DC, will be managing a Global Pro Bono program in Quito (Ecuador), scheduled to take place in October 2018. PYXERA Global would like to hire a part-time consultant currently residing in Quito to help provide project and logistical support to the selected team of corporate employees from July 2018 – November 2018. The selected consultant’s main responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

ACTIVITIES:

  • Participate in conference calls in English with corporate pro bono consultants
  • Assist Regional Pro Bono Coordinator in organizing the Welcome and Final Event(s) for corporate pro bono consultants and participating local clients
  • Assist in procuring accommodations and transportation for corporate pro bono consultants in Quito as needed on arrival and for the duration of their stay
  • Orient program participants upon arrival in Ecuador
  • Recruit and hire Project Assistants (if applicable) to support with translation, research and interviews
  • Manage assignment, work, and travel logistics for corporate pro bono consultant groups while they are in Santiago
  • Support Regional Pro Bono Coordinator as the on-the-ground interface between PYXERA Global and local partners in Quito
  • Act as a logistical and informational resource for corporate pro bono consultants and troubleshoot on problems they may face
  • Correspond with PYXERA Global headquarters program staff and other stakeholders to assure satisfaction on the part of the pro bono consultants and our partners
  • Monitor and advise on security arrangements for pro bono consultants when they are in Quito
  • Participate in the regular evening meetings with corporate pro bono consultants
  • Prepare financial and final program reports
  • Capture and share success stories and lessons learned that strengthen PYXERA Global’s existing and planned programs with organizations, partners, and stakeholders through social media and other avenues as appropriate.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in project management and in leading multicultural groups

Required:

  • Must be based in Quito, Ecuador
  • College degree in international relations, communications, project management, organizational development, NGO management, or related field
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience.
  • Experience working with cross cultural teams and/or skills-based volunteer programs
  • Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously
  • Flexible and able to work in a team as well as individually with limited supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in virtual and in-person presentations
  • Knowledge of one or more critical topics in global development (i.e. social entrepreneurship, workforce development, ICT, youth education and empowerment, etc.)
  • Knowledge of at least one specific technical area related to PYXERA Global’s programs and services (pro bono, leadership/talent development, public private partnerships, monitoring and evaluation, corporate social responsibility, etc.)
  • Exceptional customer service, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in teams and alone, and demonstrated commitment to creating opportunities for improved livelihoods preferred.

SALARY:

This is a part time consultant position with an estimate timeline of 4-6 months.  Pay is based on past experience and the type of work required for this position.

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via e-mail to [email protected]. Please include the position title in the subject line of the e-mail. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

PYXERA Global, an NGO based in Washington, DC  will be managing a Global Pro Bono program in Recife, Brazil, scheduled to take place in October-November, 2018. PYXERA Global would like to hire a part time consultant currently residing in Recife, Brazil to help with program management and provide project and logistical support from July to November 2018. Possibility of extension based on additional corporate programs. The selected consultant’s main responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

ACTIVITIES

  • Identify and select potential clients and develop Scopes of Work for the program that are aligned with specific areas of intervention identified by PYXERA Global and/or our client(s)
  • Capture and share success stories and lessons learned that strengthen PYXERA Global’s existing and planned programs with organizations, partners, and stakeholders through social media and other avenues as appropriate.
  • Orient new program participants upon arrival in Brazil;
  • Serve as logistics coordinator and as an informational resource for Volunteers and troubleshoot problems they may face;
  • Recruit and hire Project Assistants (If applicable) to support corporate consultants with translation, research and interviews.
  • Participate in weekly preparation phone calls with corporate team(s) as needed;
  • Coordinate Client/Project Assistant Pre-Departure Orientation, Welcome and Final Events for corporate employees and local client firms/organizations;
  • Correspond with PYXERA Global headquarters program staff and Brazil Long-term Local Consultant and other stakeholders to assure satisfaction on the part of the Volunteers and our partners
  • Monitor and advise on security arrangements for Volunteers when they are in Brazil.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in project management and in leading multicultural groups;

Required:

  • Must be based in Recife, Brazil.
  • College degree in international relations, communications, project management, organizational development, NGO management, or related field
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience.
  • Experience working with cross cultural teams and/or skills-based volunteer programs
  • Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously
  • Flexible and able to work in a team as well as individually with limited supervision.
  • Exceptional writing skills and ability to develop scopes of work with limited supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in virtual and in-person presentation skills
  • Knowledge of one or more critical topics in global development (i.e. health, gender empowerment, WASH, access to nutrition, livelihood)
  • Knowledge of at least one specific technical area related to PYXERA Global’s programs and services (pro bono, leadership/talent development, public private partnerships, monitoring and evaluation, corporate social responsibility, etc.)
  • Exceptional customer service, communication, and problem solving skills
  • Required language proficiency in Portuguese and English
  • Ability to work in teams and alone, and demonstrated commitment to creating opportunities for improved livelihoods preferred.

SALARY

This is a part time consultant position with an estimate timeline of 4-5 months.  Pay is based on past experience and the type of work required for this position.

TO APPLY

Send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via e-mail to [email protected]. Please include the position title in the subject line of the e-mail. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

PYXERA Global, an NGO based in Washington, DC  will be managing a Global Pro Bono program in Edinburgh, Scotland scheduled to take place from August 25 to September 7, 2018. PYXERA Global would like to hire a part-time consultant currently residing in Edinburgh, or around the surrounding area, to help with program management and provide logistical support to the selected team of corporate employees from June through September 2018. The selected consultant’s main responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

ACTIVITIES

  • Be a resource in the Scopes of Work development process, to ensure alignment with specific areas of intervention identified by PYXERA Global and/or our client(s);
  • Serve as logistics coordinator and as an informational resource for pro bono consultants and troubleshoot problems they may face;
  • Coordinate Host Client Pre-Departure Orientation, Welcome and Final Events for pro bono consultants and local client organizations;
  • Orient new pro bono consultants upon arrival in Edinburgh;
  • Participate in weekly preparation phone calls with corporate team as needed;
  • Monitor projects on a weekly basis to ensure pro bono consultants are meeting the project deliverables and expectations from the host client organizations;
  • Correspond with PYXERA Global headquarters program staff, and other stakeholders to assure satisfaction on the part of the pro bono consultants and our partners;
  • Capture and share success stories and lessons learned that strengthen PYXERA Global’s existing and planned programs with organizations, partners, and stakeholders through social media and other avenues as appropriate;
  • Monitor and advise on security arrangements for pro bono consultants when they are in Edinburgh.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in project management and in leading multicultural groups;
  • Must be based in Edinburgh or able to commute to the city on a daily – weekly basis;
  • College degree in international relations, communications, project management, organizational development, NGO management, or related field;
  • Minimum of 3-10 years of experience;
  • Full-time availability during key dates in the program;
  • Experience working with cross-cultural teams and/or skills-based volunteer programs;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously;
  • Flexible and able to work in a team as well as individually with limited supervision;
  • Exceptional writing skills and ability to develop scopes of work with limited supervision;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Experience in virtual and in-person presentation skills;
  • Knowledge of at least one specific technical area related to PYXERA Global’s programs and services (pro bono, leadership/talent development, public private partnerships, monitoring and evaluation, corporate social responsibility, etc.);
  • Exceptional customer service, communication, and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work in teams and alone, and demonstrated commitment to creating opportunities for improved livelihoods preferred.

SALARY

This is a part-time consultant position with an estimated timeline of 4 months.  Pay is based on past experience and the type of work required for this position.

TO APPLY

Send a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and salary requirements via e-mail to [email protected]. Please include the position title in the subject line of the e-mail (Local Consultant Edinburgh). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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