Senior Program Coordinator, Leadership & Social Impact

Senior Program Coordinator, Leadership & Social Impact

Vital Voices Global Partnership

Washington, DC, United States

Position description:

The Leadership & Social Impact (LSI) team seeks a Senior Program Coordinator/Program Coordinator committed to women’s leadership and gender equality around the world. The coordinator will support the Director, LSI to design and implement leadership development programs with corporate partners. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with careful attention to detail and ability to implement programs, conduct research, support financial management, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, patience under pressure and a passion for Vital Voices’ work. The coordinator will work across a portfolio of projects alongside and learning from cross-functional teams with leaders and peers with varying backgrounds, education, and experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Program Management and Implementation: Support planning and implementation of programs and its activities to include carrying out a landscape analysis for corporate partners in their efforts to conduct leadership training; assist the Director, LSI with leadership training curriculum development and facilitation, draft reports, and work with network leaders and partners on a virtual speaker’s series;
  • Administrative: Lead documentation of processes and procedures based on best practices; Liaise with the Finance team to prepare and process contracts, invoices, expense reports, and track program expenditures; Keep updated records used for monitoring and evaluation plans and reports; and manage necessary logistics for program participants;
  • Reporting: Assist in drafting programmatic reports to donors, including activity implementation and communications updates; document best practices and lessons learned; and provide reports for organization-wide M&E efforts;
  • Financial Management: Assist with managing project budgets, update forecasts, and track project spending. Monitor projects’ financial status and recommend appropriate adjustments when necessary. Work with the Vital Voices Finance team to process invoices and expense reports;
  • Relationship Management:Build and maintain positive relationships within the organization, corporate partners, and external stakeholders;
  • Intern Management: Manage seasonal cohorts of 1-3 interns after conducting a comprehensive and timely hiring process for said interns. The Development Coordinator will guide interns through a comprehensive training and onboarding process with each cohort and proceed to assign them any development tasks from upper-level development staff. Schedule, plan, and lead weekly meetings to gauge their capacity and provide professional development opportunities and training;
  • Other programmatic support as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Relations or a related field plus 3-5 years of related work experience required, OR Graduate degree in international relations or a related field, plus 2-4 years of related work experience required;
  • Experience working with corporate partners and/or familiarity with the private sector, preferred but not required;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • Strong research and analytical skills, with an emphasis on keen editing skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team is key;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, swiftly shift priorities, and work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, sometimes in difficult conditions, is necessary;
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity;
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office applications and database software (i.e. Salesforce).

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