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Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.
Counterpart International is currently seeking a Project Finance Officer. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA headquarters (HQ). This position will report to Project Finance Manager.
Counterpart International is seeking a Business Development Manager to manage the capture and proposal development life-cycle for high-priority proposals. S/he will serve as a point person for priority bids and is responsible for the submission of high-quality winning proposals. This position will also have the responsibility to mentor, coach, or be shadowed by Counterpart staff within and outside the New Business Development (NBD) team. This position will serve as a role model for best practice in proposal development, from pre-solicitation through proposal development and submission.
Counterpart International’s innovation-focused subsidiary, the Social Sector Accelerator, is a leader in promoting evidence-based, cost-effective, and scalable solutions to social and environmental challenges. From the design of new digital platforms for managing grants to nonprofits to experimentation with cash transfers and other incentives to promote conservation, we believe that meeting the needs of today requires uncovering the innovations of tomorrow.
The Accelerator team seeks an intern who desires the opportunity to work across multiple product and service lines and be exposed to the cutting edge of global development. In addition to participating in a range of learning opportunities, the Intern will be responsible for providing outstanding administrative management support to our programs and operations.
INTERN WILL LEARN AND BE EXPOSED TO:
- Hands-on experience with a nonprofit start-up, including business strategy, finance, and
- Evidence-based approaches to solving social and environmental challenges.
- Cost-effectiveness analysis of social and environmental innovations.
- Innovative financial models for sustaining solutions, such as pay-for-performance contracts and impact bonds.
- Helping foundations and other social investors design a quantifiable impact and capacity development strategy.
- The use of metrics tailored to measure social and environmental.
Counterpart International (CPI) is seeking an Organization Development Consultant for its USAID-funded Supporting the Efforts of Partners (STEPS) program which seeks to enable local organizations not only deliver on their mandates but also to expand opportunities for local organizations to receive more USAID funding directly. This partnership-based program seeks to strengthen the capacity of local organizations institutionally and technically so that they can become integral to the ability of Malawi to address a variety of social, economic, and environmental challenges that are hindering the quality of life of the Malawian people.
Counterpart has worked globally to establish civil society infrastructure where it had not previously existed, catalyze networks of sustainable CSOs, including the certification of associations of Intermediary Support Organization (ISO) networks in various countries all meeting auditable criteria for USAID direct funding.
In view of this, Counterpart International’s STEPS program aims to verify the organizational capacity of partners and their potential to successfully manage and implement future projects for eventual certification.
The STEPS program consists of thirty (30) CSO partner organizations of which eleven (11) received subgrant support from Counterpart. Together, the full cohort works in the following thematic areas: HIV/AIDS, malaria, MCH and family planning, agriculture and the environment, education, disability, governance and WASH. Most of the partners operate nationwide or in multiple districts. Administrative offices are based in Blantyre, Chikwawa, Lilongwe, Mangochi, Mzimba, and Zomba districts.
It is expected that the consultant will spend up to thirty (30) billable days on this assignment.
Counterpart International is currently seeking three interns to assist the Africa Team with the administrative management of its programs. This is a part-time, paid internship position based in Arlington, VA. The initial period for the internship is three (3) months with the possibility to extend.
Counterpart International is currently seeking an Intern to assist the Asia Team with the administrative management of their programs, and especially to meeting the program reporting requirements. This is a part-time, paid internship position based in Arlington, VA. This position will report to the Africa Program Associate. The initial period for the internship is up to 3 months with the possibility to extend.
Counterpart International is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to support the Asia/Eurasia portfolio, primarily governance and civil society projects. The position will provide comprehensive support and management to current projects to help the field offices meet program goals and objectives. The candidate will also provide support to the development of new business in the Asia/Eurasia region. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA. This position reports to the Senior Program Manager.
Counterpart International is currently seeking a part-time Security Governance Advisor for its United States Agency for International Development-funded program, entitled the Participatory Responsive Governance – Principal Activity (PRG-PA), in Niger. Through the Security Governance component of the PRG-PA program, Counterpart is assisting the Government of Niger (GoN) in the promotion of more effective public communication between the Nigerien military establishment and the public. The Security Governance Initiative (SGI) is a White House-mandated program supporting Niger and five other priority countries to develop their capacity to manage and oversee their security policies with transparency and accountability, consistent with democratic governance.
Counterpart engages diverse stakeholders, including representatives of the Government of Niger (GoN), civil society actors, and the media to conduct action-research on security priorities, promote dialogue between the government and citizens on security issues and catalyze the adoption of reforms and measures to improve communication on security and defense policy. PRG-PA SGI’s key target beneficiaries consist of the media, journalists, civil society organizations and citizens in target regions.
This is a part-time, consultant position requiring at least one, 14-day trip to Niamey, Niger, per quarter for a one year period and will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP).