Local Consultant (Lima, Peru)

  • Senior-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 6 February 2019

Job Description

PYXERA Global, an NGO based in Washington, DC will be managing an international corporate volunteer program in Lima, Peru, which is scheduled to take place in August of 2019. PYXERA Global would like to hire a consultant currently residing in Lima to provide project and logistical support to the selected team of corporate volunteers from March through September 2019.

The selected consultant’s main responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

ACTIVITIES

  • Assist with the support of the local host organization and develop scopes of work (SOWs) reflecting the specific areas of intervention that the organizations solicit
  • Facilitate meetings with potential host organization in English as needed during PYXERA Global staff scoping trip
  • Participate in conference calls in English with corporate volunteers
  • Coordinate the Welcome and Final Event(s) for volunteer groups and participating host organization
  • Assist in procuring accommodations and transportation for volunteers in Lima as needed on arrival and for the duration of their stay
  • Orient new corporate volunteers upon arrival in Lima
  • Manage assignment, work, and travel logistics for volunteers while they are in Lima
  • Act as the on-the-ground interface between PYXERA Global and local partners in Lima
  • Act as a logistical and informational resource for volunteers 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 volunteers and our partners
  • Monitor and advise on security arrangements for volunteers when they are in Lima
  • Participate in the regular evening meetings with corporate volunteers
  • Prepare financial and final program reports

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate degree in international relations, communications, project management, organizational development, NGO management, or related field
  • Experience in project management and in leading multicultural groups
  • Experience in international development, project management, or volunteer coordinating
  • Currently residing in Lima, Peru
  • Attention to detail and people-oriented
  • Exposure and experience in the NGO sector a plus
  • Native level Spanish and excellent proficiency in English
  • Interest in Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility

TO APPLY

To apply, please send the following documents to consultingopportunities@pyxeraglobal.org with the subject line, Local Consultant – Lima, Peru

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

About the Organization

PYXERA Global is a nonprofit based in Washington, DC that creates groundbreaking partnerships between the public, private, and social sectors that leverage the unique attributes of each to create shared value and innovative solutions to complex challenges. Our initiatives include a wide range of services from local content development, to global pro bono programs, and integrated community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods. Our clients in the private sector include 3M, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, SAP, and others. For examples of our Global Pro Bono work, feel free to visit our website https://www.pyxeraglobal.org/

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