Local Project Coordinator, (Gurgaon) Delhi

Gurgaon, India | Delhi, India
Apply by 20 January 2018
Mid-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 13 January 2018

Job Description

PYXERA Global will be managing a Global Pro Bono program in Gurgaon (Delhi), India scheduled to take place in March 2018. PYXERA Global would like to hire a part time consultant currently residing in Gurgaon, India to help with program management and provide project and logistical support to the selected team of corporate employees from January-April, 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

-Support selected host clients and India Country Director in scope of work development for the program

-Support India Country Director as the on-the-ground interface between PYXERA Global and local partners in Gurgaon

-Act as a logistical and informational resource for corporate pro bono consultants and troubleshoot on problems they may face

-Orient new program participants upon arrival in India in coordination with India Country Director

-Participate in weekly preparation phone calls in English with corporate team when needed;

-Co-coordinate Client Pre-Departure Orientation, Welcome and Final Events for corporate employees and local client firms/organizations;

-Coordinate weekly debriefs with corporate team while in-country;

-Correspond with PYXERA Global India and headquarters program staff, and other stakeholders as needed, to ensure satisfaction on the part of the volunteers and our partners;

-Monitor security arrangements for Volunteers when they are in India.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Required:

1. Must be based in Gurgaon (Delhi), India

2. College degree in international relations, communications, project management, organizational development, NGO management, or related field

3. Experience in project management and in leading multicultural groups;

4. Minimum of 5-10 years of experience.

5. Experience working with cross cultural teams and/or skills-based volunteer programs

6. Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously

7. Flexible and able to work in a team as well as individually with limited supervision.

8. Exceptional writing skills and ability to develop scopes of work with limited supervision

9. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

10. Experience in virtual and in-person presentation skills

11. Knowledge of one or more critical topics in global development (i.e. health, women empowerment, WASH, access to nutrition, livelihood)

12. 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.)

13. Exceptional customer service, communication, and problem solving skills

14. Preferred language proficiency in English

15. Ability to work in teams and alone, and demonstrated commitment to creating

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 consultingopportunities@pyxeraglobal.org. Please include the position title “Local Project Coordinator, (Gurgaon) Delhi” in the subject line of the e-mail. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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 IBM, Pfizer, Pepsi, SAP, and others. Our clients in the public sector include USAID and the World Bank. A few examples of our work include:

  • Developing an innovative local content development program so that small businesses in Mozambique can become robust suppliers to the oil industry—creating jobs and increasing incomes;
  • Working with John Deere in India to improve the well-being of people in three rural communities by helping farmers increase their revenues through improvements of their agricultural production practices, updating village infrastructure, and conducting activities with parents and school children to increase learning and reduce drop-outs;
  • Implementing a corporate volunteer program for IBM that enables NGOs and social enterprises in 30 countries to access pro bono services to help them to grow and thrive.

To learn more about us, please visit our website: www.pyxeraglobal.org.

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