Local Consultant

PYXERA Global
  • Location
    Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Dec-05-2018
  • Posted
    Dec 04

Position description

PYXERA Global, an NGO based in Washington, DC will be managing an international corporate volunteer program in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, scheduled to take place in May of 2019. PYXERA Global would like to hire a consultant currently residing in Belo Horizonte to help with program design and provide project and logistical support to the selected team of corporate volunteers from December 2018 through May 2019. The selected consultant’s main responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

ACTIVITIES

  • Assist with identification and selection of host clients (mostly NGOs and social enterprises) and develop scopes of work (SOWs) reflecting the specific areas of intervention that the organizations solicit
  • Facilitate meetings with potential host clients in English as needed during PYXERA Global staff scoping trip
  • Participate in conference calls in English with corporate volunteers
  • Coordinate the Welcome and Final Event(s) for volunteer groups and participating host clients
  • Assist in procuring accommodations and transportation for volunteers in Belo Horizonte as needed on arrival and for the duration of their stay
  • Orient new corporate volunteers upon arrival in Belo Horizonte
  • Recruit and manage interpreters assigned to support volunteers
  • Manage assignment, work, and travel logistics for volunteers while they are in Belo Horizonte
  • Act as the on-the-ground interface between PYXERA Global and local partners in Belo Horizonte
  • 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
  • Monitor and advise on security arrangements for volunteers when they are in Belo Horizonte
  • Participate in the regular evening meetings with corporate volunteers
  • Prepare financial and final program reports

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in international relations, communications, project management, organizational development, NGO management, or related field
  • Experience in project management and in leading multicultural groups
  • Experience in youth empowerment, education, and social entrepreneurship
  • Currently residing in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Attention to detail and people-oriented
  • Exposure and experience in the NGO sector a plus
  • Excellent proficiency in English
  • Interest in Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility

Application instructions

To apply, please send by December 5th, 2018 the following documents to [email protected] with the subject line “Local Consultant Belo Horizonte, Brazil“:

  • Resume
  • A short cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the consultant position
  • Salary requirement

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