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Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking an Intern to join the Technical Excellence, Learning, Innovation and Impact (TELII) team. This internship may be based at our Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, San Diego, California or 100% remote in the United States.     This is a paid Internship working 10-20 hours a week for three months with the potential to extend.  Hours can be flexible.    The Intern provides research, writing, editing, and outreach support to the Digital Savings Group (DSG) Hub project funded by FAHU Foundation. The intern will work closely with the Senior Technical Advisor, Gender Integration and the Director, Women Empowered Initiative to develop content for the site and publicize the Hub among the savings group community. The intern will have the opportunity to use their research and writing skills and will gain substantive knowledge on subjects related to gender, financial inclusion, and the use of modern technology to advance economic growth and other sustainable development goals.   Launching in April 2022, the DSG Hub will serve as an online repository for anyone who is planning, implementing, developing technology for, or studying digital savings groups. The overall goal of the project is to help actors across the savings group community make sound decisions about whether and how to digitize savings groups effectively. The Hub will function as a custom-made microsite containing a wide variety of practical, easy-to-find, and easy-to-use resources to support savings group members and practitioners. The Hub will also serve as a tool for ongoing community engagement, allowing diverse actors from across the industry to connect with one another, share insights and experiences, and learn from successes and failures in the sector. The Hub will be an active, regularly updated, and open source for anyone to use free of charge.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.  
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking a Senior Pricing Specialist  to join the Humanitarian Assistance team.  This position may be based at our Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, San Diego, California or 100% remote in the United States.  The Senior Pricing Specialist manages cost proposal development, including pricing and budgeting; and participates in business development and donor diversification strategies for the Humanitarian Assistance Department.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.
Category
Humanitarian Assistance
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking a Humanitarian Program Development Officer to join the Humanitarian Assistance team at the headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, San Diego, CA, or remotely.    The Humanitarian Program Development Officer participates in new business development efforts in various capacities, serving on proposal teams as assigned. Specific roles on proposals may include providing administrative support to the proposal process, coordinating the proposal process, writing sections of proposal narratives and annexes, and supporting the development of budgets and cost proposals. The Officer may also serve as recruitment support for staff and consultants for specific proposals. The Officer also conducts research and analysis on humanitarian conditions in specific contexts to support proposal development and department fact sheets and other internal and external communications materials. Responsibilities outside of specific proposals include supporting team operations and information management and contributing to other business development-related initiatives.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking a Senior Humanitarian Program Development Specialist to join the Humanitarian Assistance team at the headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland.   This role manages humanitarian assistance proposal efforts for the Latin America and Caribbean region, from inception to submission, including positioning Global Communities with donors and partners, capture planning, conducting field assessments, engaging in program design, writing proposal sections, identifying and negotiating partnerships, and developing cost strategy.  The successful candidate has a broad background and experience in emergency response and business development efforts with demonstrated success performing lead roles in the positioning, capture planning, and proposal process in partnership with country-based and headquarters team members.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.   Global Communities is seeking a Manager, Strategic Growth to join the Business Development team at the headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, CA.    The Manager, Strategic Growth (MSG) manages individual opportunity development activities from inception to submission to transition for project implementation in collaboration with the Strategic Growth, TELII and Global Operations stakeholders. This role drives evidence-driven resource development for SGP through analyzing past performance and donor/competitive landscape trends, gathering information from reports and proposals, and corresponding with key field and technical services staff to inform decision-making on setting future donor targets and resource development strategies. Experienced in developing winning proposals for USAID, other bi-laterals, multi-laterals, and private sector clients, s/he ensures that the resources, the relationships, the strategy and approaches meet / exceed client expectations, address development issues and present Global Communities’ best technical solutions. The Manager organizes, leads and participates in dedicated teams that move opportunities forward through the identifying / qualifying (tracking / positioning), cultivating (capture), and live pursuit phases culminating in preparation and submission of a high quality, competitive proposal / bid. The Manager ensures oversight of the entire proposal process and package, and the transition from proposal to project implementation. Activities supporting development of individual opportunities include but are not limited to proposal management, proposal writing, desk research, identifying / securing partners, business intelligence (gathering, analysis and reporting), managing / analyzing solicitation pipeline current year and historical data, and strategic networking and relationship building. The Manager also supports and contributes to information gathering and analysis, process and tools creation, and capacity building.   The Manager serves as a resource for Global Communities technical and regional teams, matching priority needs with viable private and public funding opportunities; coordinating regular resource development communication and information sharing; and working with technical officers, field leadership and others to develop specific resource development strategies.
Category
Business Development
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking a Project Manager to join the Information Technology team. This position may be 100% remote in the United States or based at any U.S. based Global Communities office.   The Project Manager, Information Technology is responsible for leading implementation of technology solutions that deliver efficiency, results, and value to the global organization. The first deliverable for this role will manage the implementation of the organization’s first global ERP system. S/he will effectively and collaboratively partner with external vendors and the organization’s Finance/Accounting, Grants/Contracts, People & Culture, and International Program Operations and Humanitarian Assistance teams to ensure their technology needs are met in a thorough and timely manner.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.
Category
IT
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking a Sr. Director, Humanitarian Business Development to join the Business Development team at the headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland.   The Sr. Director, Humanitarian Business Development (BD) oversees Global Communities’ Department of Humanitarian Assistance (HA) business development strategy across BHA projects and complex emergency contexts. The Senior Director provides senior level leadership and oversight of business development efforts for humanitarian response contexts, to include emergency response activities, working in the humanitarian-development-and-peace nexus (HDPN), disaster risk mitigation in response to natural and man-made shocks, and in conflict and crisis-affected environments. The Senior Director liaises across Global Communities’ senior leaders to ensure coordination and complementarity of all business development, representation, and external coordination efforts in humanitarian contexts to ensure a principled approach to humanitarian action. Partners with the Sr. Director, Humanitarian Program Operations, and Sr. Director, Humanitarian Program Quality, and program operations leaders across the organization to facilitate seamless new business efforts that build upon existing program and technical strengths and knowledge.   The Senior Director directly supervises a team of geographically dispersed business development staff and engages directly with country-based leadership in support of new business opportunities. The Sr. Director ensures a high standard in the concepts and proposals submitted to donors and develops and reinforces an effective and efficient proposal development process with the HA BD team. This position reports to the Vice President, Humanitarian Assistance.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.  
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking a Senior Program Officer to join the Sustainable Development - Program Operations team at the headquarters in either downtown Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, CA.   The primary responsibility of the Senior Program Officer is to coordinate and provide program management and backstopping support to a portfolio of assigned projects within the Africa region. The Senior Program Officer provides direct support across the project life cycle from start-up and implementation to close-out and is the primary point of contact at Headquarters (HQ) for project information, status, performance, donor requirements, and communication. The Senior Program Officer’s portfolio typically includes projects of significant size, complexity, and/or with higher strategic or risk profiles within the region. The Senior Program Officer assists the Senior Regional Manager on country operations support, data analysis and internal reporting to management. The Senior Program Officer also provides mentorship and coaching to develop the capacity of Program Officers and Program Associates. The Senior Program Officer’s country and project portfolio will be determined based on regional needs and priorities and may shift from time to time based on the evolving nature of the regional program portfolio.   Professional fluency in French is required for this position.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking a Program Assistant to join the US & Border Field Office team at the headquarters in San Diego, CA.   The primary responsibility of the Program Assistant for US & Border Field Office is to manage administrative and clerical tasks that ensure the success the program portfolio. The SPA works closely with various Directors to: procure and distribute project supplies; coordinate travel, meetings, and special events; ensure proper documentation, storage, retrieval & circulation of financial and project records; manage confidential staff and client records; prepare and reconcile project related costs (e.g. purchase orders, travel and mileage reimbursements, project supplies); communicate with vendors, contracted partners, and referral sources; schedule/set up meetings and conference spaces; enter data and provide summary reports for project referrals and enrollments. In support of the Finance Director, the SPA will specifically: ensure expenses and accounts payables are recorded properly in accounting system software (Concur); ensure all accounts payable are documented, recorded, and approved by Program Director(s) and ensure documentation within SharePoint. Provides necessary documentation and seek support to Finance Director when needed.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.    
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking a International Recruiter to join the Strategic Growth & Partnership team at the headquarters in either downtown Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, CA   The International Recruiter proactively sources, evaluates and makes recommendations to hire key and non-key personnel for donor-funded proposals as well as international program staffing needs, including COPs, DCOPs; CDs, DFAs, technical specialists, and other program staff as needed.   The International Recruiter develops collaborative relationships with business development and program management teams; creates sourcing and recruiting strategies to enhance the international staffing function to streamline processes and improve efficiency. The International Recruiter will be responsible for the following duties for their designated portfolio of positions.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.    
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.    Global Communities is seeking an Associate, Resource Development to join the Strategic, Growth & Partnership team.  This position may be based at the headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, California.   The Associate functions as the principal support for the Private Engagement team within the Office of Strategic Growth and Partnership. This team is responsible for business development, fundraising and building partnerships and relationships with individual donors, foundations, and corporations.  The Associate supports resource mobilization, database and communications, revenue and donor reporting, and general administrative tasks.   NOTE: As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.        
Category
Global Operations
Location
US-MD-Silver Spring