PYXERA Global Job Vacancy: Management of Corporate ProBono Team - Vancouver, Canada

PYXERA Global, an NGO based in Washington, D.C. will be managing a corporate probono program in Vancouver, Canada, scheduled to take pla... thumbnail 1 summary
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PYXERA Global, an NGO based in Washington, D.C. will be managing a corporate probono program in Vancouver, Canada, scheduled to take place February through March of 2017. PYXERA Global would like to hire a consultant currently residing in Vancouver to help with program design and provide project and logistical support to the selected team of corporate volunteers from November 2016 through March 2017.

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

ACTIVITIES
  • Assist with identification and selection of local clients (mostly NGOs) and develop scopes of work (SOWs) reflecting the specific areas of intervention they solicited
  • Facilitate meetings with potential local clients as needed during PYXERA Global staff scoping trip in November 2016
  • Participate in conference calls with corporate volunteers
  • Coordinate and facilitate the Welcome and Final Workshops for volunteer groups and participating clients in February and March 2017, respectively
  • Act as the on-the-ground interface between PYXERA Global and local partners in Canada
  • 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
  • Participate in the regular 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 workshop facilitation, project management and multicultural groups
  • Have a solid network of local NGO partners
  • Currently residing in Vancouver
  • Attention to detail and people-oriented
  • Interest in sustainable development and Corporate Social Responsibility
TO APPLY
To apply, please send the following documents to Mr. Rodrigo Soares at rsoares@PYXERAGlobal.org:
  • Resume
  • A short cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the consultant position
Apply By 14 October 2016
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