PROGRAM/ DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:
Fundamental to Mercy Corps’ success is our ability to attract, develop, and retain the best and brightest talent from around the world. Indeed, we aspire to be the kind of organization to which the world’s best talent is drawn. The Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness Department works to create an organization where people thrive; we encourage a climate of excellence, recognition, accountability and fun. Within this department, the Global Leadership Development team leads the agency’s efforts to provide high quality and effective leadership development opportunities and build a culture that nurtures leadership.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
This position will provide coordination and implementation support for Mercy Corps’ Global Leadership Development (GLD) programs and strategy. Responsibilities include a wide range of tasks including logistics, project management, customer service, outreach and communication, and helping to build a learning community with global leaders and faculty. This position begins with a heavy emphasis in event support and coordination; it has the potential to expand in scope, responsibility, and duration depending on funding, fit, and strategic direction.