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Counterpart International is seeking a Senior Director of Human Resources. This is a full-time, hybrid position based in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will bring the vision and ability to inspire people to reach higher levels of job satisfaction and performance and will work closely with the Vice President of Human Resources to support professional performance and growth. This position reports to the Vice President of Human Resources.
The Senior Director will lead a team of HR professionals that serve both US-based and global staff in establishing and supporting a values-led culture that nurtures teamwork, excellence, diversity and alignment with mission. The Senior Director will ensure the policies, practices and systems are maintained and deliver core HR services to Counterpart’s global staff. They will oversee all core HR functions, ensuring that they are fit-for-purpose and reduce Counterpart’s global risk.
The Social Media Manager role is the first step in a larger vision where Counterpart plans to leverage the online presence of its employees, executives, and advisors to build its brand and expand its impact.
As a starting point, this role will report directly to Counterpart’s President and CEO. You will be responsible for learning, implementing, and optimizing a system for growing President and CEO’s social media presence, specifically on LinkedIn.
Counterpart seeks a Manager for the Governance Team under the Program Management Unit (PMU). The PMU Manager is a member of a team of professionals working under the supervision of the Senior Director - Governance Programs. The Governance Team is responsible for the everyday oversight and management of program implementation, as well as driving the technical direction of new business opportunities under the Governance portfolio.
The Manager will collaborate with the Program Support Unit (PSU) to support project teams to respond to client and donor needs and deliver high quality technical programming. The Manager is responsible for the oversight of all donor deliverables, including technical program reports and analyses. It is anticipated that the Program Manager will support the Civil Society in Action Program in Armenia, the Promoting Advocacy and Rights program in Bangladesh, and new program opportunities as they arise.
The Manager reports to the Associate Director of Governance and will work in close collaboration with the New Business Development (NBD) Team, PSU, Communications, and other departments as required.
The Program Officer of the Governance team under the Program Management Unit (PMU) is a member of a team of professionals under the direct supervision of the Sr. Governance Director. The Governance team is responsible forproviding technical support and leadership for the successful implementation of a portfolio of programs in the democracy and governance space. The Program Officer will support the day-to-day technical management assigned Programs, including providing technical assistance in the day-to-day implementation of activities, including developing workplans and other technical documents that guide the implementation and approach of governance programs, supporting the development of quarterly, annual and other program technical reports, support monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, and supporting program teams to achieve project results with quality, on time, and on budget.
The Program Officer on the Governance team under the Program Management Unit (PMU) is a member of a team of professionals under the direct supervision of the Sr. Governance Director. The Governance team is responsible forproviding technical support and leadership for the successful implementation of a portfolio of programs in the democracy and governance space. The Program Officer will support the day-to-day technical management assignedPrograms, including providing technical assistance in the day-to-day implementation of activities, including developing workplans and other technical documents that guide the implementation and approach of governance programs, supporting the development of quarterly, annual and other program technical reports, support monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, and supporting program teams to achieve project results with quality, on time, and on budget.
Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations, and communities—our counterparts—to create solutions 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 undermine their futures.
As a Strategy Manager, your primary responsibility will be to support the development and implementation of strategies that further Counterpart’s mission and sustainable organizational growth. You will work closely with senior leadership and cross-functional teams to identify opportunities, assess risks, and create actionable plans that will help us achieve our goals. This role is dynamic, fast paced, and covers a broad range of internal and external issues. The role collaborates most closely with the following organizational functions: Programs; New Business Development; Communications; and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning. It focuses on our multi-year organizational strategy, sector sub-strategies, annual planning, and quarterly progress. Supporting the localization of aid and locally led development is a core principle underlying our work and strategy. This role will also serve as a thought partner to the Sr. Director for Strategy, who will rely on the manager’s critical thinking and solutions orientation.
To excel in this role, you will need excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, strong communication and leadership abilities, and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously. You should have experience in developing and implementing strategic plans and initiatives, as well as a firm understanding of the international development sector and its market trends.
Overall, as a Strategy Manager, you will play a critical role in shaping our organization's future, ensuring that we remain innovative, competitive, and successful in realizing our mission impact goals.
The Senior Governance Advisor (SGA) is a full-time position that will strengthen technical excellence of Counterpart’s programs and new business opportunities in the democratic governance sector and related growth opportunities. The SGA will apply technical leadership in supporting program excellence in implementation, learning and reporting; partnership engagement efforts; and demonstrating thought leadership in democratic governance activities. The SGA will also support the development of toolkits and external communications products that demonstrate Counterpart’s competitive offering in the democratic governance sector. Expertise in local governance capacity strengthening – with both executive and representative/legislative entities – is a priority skillset. Applicants outside of the Washington, DC area but within the United States are welcome to apply.
Counterpart International is a global development organization that empowers people and communities to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. For over 50 years, Counterpart has been forging partnerships with communities in need to address complex problems related to economic development, food security and nutrition, and building effective governance and institutions.
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This intern position would provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge involved in building and understanding a finance profession. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Finance Manager.
The Associate Director (AD) - Ethics and Compliance reviews, evaluates and/or investigates compliance issues and/or concerns throughout the organization. The AD monitors systems and processes in place to promote compliance with laws, regulations, and Counterpart’s policies and procedures, including the Code of Conduct. The role also conducts fraud and compliance awareness trainings and education outreach. He/she works with staff to promote an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct, stressing the importance of carrying out one’s professional duties in a manner that contributes to the company’s reputation for ethical business practices. The AD executes tasks independently and provides oversight to Counterpart’s business conduct activities under the supervision of the Senior Director of Grants, Contracts and Compliance (GCC). The AD delivers specialized, functional services, including training, policy and procedure development, internal investigations, controls auditing, risk management, or other tasks.
Counterpart International is currently seeking an Award Manager for its Grants, Contracts and Compliance (GCC) team. The GCC team provides cradle-to-grave award management and oversight of Counterpart’s portfolio of grants, cooperative Awards, contracts and subawards in order to mitigate risk and to ensure compliance with donors’ regulations and the organization’s policies. GCC plays a lead and/or support role throughout the award cycle, inclusive of opportunity analysis, proposal development, award negotiation, award administration, close out and the audit process.
The Award Manager will analyze, interpret and apply donor regulations, award terms and conditions, and Counterpart’s policies in the day-to-day management of programs, serving as the lead advisor on compliance to DC-Office and field-based staff. He/she will: manage his/her portfolio of awards, primarily from U.S. Government agencies (USDA, USAID and DOL); review proposal and budget packages prior to submission; negotiate terms and conditions of awards and modifications; review and provide guidance on subawards and grant manuals; clear procurements for assigned portfolio; provide ongoing guidance to DC-Office and field staff on donor regulations, internal procedures and overall daily troubleshooting; conduct training as needed; and work collaboratively within and across teams.
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.
For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org
Scope of work:
Counterpart seeks a Manager for the Programs Support Unit [PSU]. The PSU Manager is a member of a team of professionals working under the supervision of the PSU Director. The team is responsible for the coordination, monitoring, execution, and delivery of timely and effective services to Programs in support of awarded programming. The PSU ensures that programs are consistently and effectively following Counterpart’s policies and procedures; to highlight areas of risk to the PSU Director, program leadership and, if required, the Vice President of Programs; to work with Counterpart departments to update and/or improve policies and procedures based on feedback from Programs and observations working directly with projects; and to reduce risk through consistent monitoring of key areas including: budgets, cost share, burn-rate, project procurement (goods, services and grants), sub-award management, and project HR issues.
The Manager provides support to individual programs in Counterpart’s portfolio of closing spaces and conflict/ post-conflict areas; additional information is provided below in the responsibilities section. The Manager reports to the PSU Director and works in close collaboration with the Programs Unit to support programs.
Counterpart International is seeking a talented individual with outstanding critical thinking and analytical skills to join our Program Support Unit (PSU) as Program Budget Manager. The Program Budget Manager is a member of a team of professionals working under the supervision of the PSU Director. The team is responsible for the coordination, monitoring, execution, and delivery of timely and effective services to programs. The Program Budget Manager works in close collaboration with the rest of the PSU team and the Programs unit to support individual programs and is a key interface between these units and Counterpart’s Finance team. The Program Budget Manager provides value-added insights to enable effective budget management of programs and prepares portfolio-wide budget analyses and compiles data as needed. He/She ensures all programs have a working budget tracker tool with up to date information and provides support to programs in troubleshooting so tools function properly. The Program Budget Manager proposes streamlined changes to budget tools to maximize efficiency and provides training on budget management to program teams.
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.
For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org
Counterpart International is currently seeking a Media and Communications Specialist (referred to hereafter as the Specialist) for the Civil Society Strengthening Program (CSSP), a five-year initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Haiti. As a sub-partner, Counterpart is supporting Papyrus, a local Haitian non-governmental organization, to implement CSSP. The project goal is to strengthen the capacity of Haitian civil society organizations (CSOs), including faith-based organizations, local groups, and those working with the diaspora that are registered and operating in Haiti. Through this initiative, participating CSOs will be better equipped to develop, implement, and monitor their advocacy and service-delivery activities to the highest quality standards. Counterpart is working across the project objectives to provide technical support to the CSSP program and consortium partners as needed in the areas of thinking and working politically, advocacy, and media. Prioritizing localization, Counterpart is conducting all activities with an eye to transfer skills and mentor our Haitian-based partners to support local ownership and sustainability.
The Specialist will provide thought leadership and guide the application of learning, innovation and best practices in independent media capacity building for the participating Haitian CSOs. The individual will provide media and communications-related technical support across CSSP. The candidate should have proven experience in independent media strengthening as well as a deep knowledge of organizational development methodologies. The Specialist will provide technical guidance and support to the CSSP team and CSO partners. The Specialist will also provide grant-making guidance and support to participating Haitian CSOs, as the project aims to build their capacity to make grants supporting advocacy, journalism, and media activities. This position will report to the Senior Governance Director.
The objective of the Human Resources Intern is to assist with recruitment, benefits, and hiring actions.
The responsibilities include but are not limited to, ensuring the completion of employee’s payroll, updating contact details, filing, and documenting performance actions.
The HR intern job will ensure accuracy and compliance with relevant company and labor practices and personnel actions and provide logistical support for the recruiting process. This is a rewarding experience for a student or recent graduate to learn about HR infrastructure and the marketing needed to attract and retain talent.
Counterpart International (Counterpart) is seeking a Governance and Civil Society Associate Director in the New Business Development team. The Governance and Civil Society Associate Director will report to the Vice President of New Business Development. This position will play a pivotal role translating learning and leading practices on our projects into new projects proposals, primarily for United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and U.S. Department of State (DOS). While the candidate will report to the VP of New Business Development, they will work collaboratively with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning team and the Project Management Unit.
The position is ideal for candidates with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in international development. Preferred candidates will demonstrate field experience in civil society and/or institutional strengthening for civil society organizations and government institutions. The candidate should have a keen interest in understanding different development approaches that support civil society in different contexts and the ability to package and present the approaches and tools on proposals. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to Counterpart’s Mission and our supporting local leadership and inclusion.
Counterpart is committed to supporting career growth and we prioritize professional development.