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Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a trailblazing legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the 1.8 billion people who are left out of, or poorly served by, the financial sector. For more than 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 200 partners in 63 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS)
We are a diverse and close-knit global team with one common social purpose: building a financially inclusive world for small businesses and low-income households. We are passionate about what we do – working with a wide range of financial service providers and other partners across the world to create to build sustainable businesses to achieve financial inclusion. We enjoy solving problems, being exposed to new ideas, sharing information, and asking, “what if?” In this position, you will be in the center of it all. Working closely with the MD and our regional managers, you will be a key supportive team member for the GLAS leadership and collaborate with co-workers who are industry experts with diverse backgrounds, being part of a team that is shaping and challenging the industry. You will work to support our global program management efforts; lead our internal communications initiatives and collaborate with other teams to support external communications; oversee board and management reporting; contribute to industry engagements and GLAS thought-leadership efforts.
The Program Management and Operations Specialist provides direct support to the LATAM Advisory Solutions (GLAS) Vice President and works closely with the LATAM GLAS Management Team to ensure our strategic activities and programs in the region operate smoothly. Based in Bogota, Colombia, this individual plays an essential role in the administration and effectiveness of the LATAM GLAS team by supporting local and field-based staff with day-to-day operations, organization, and reporting.
This position supports and develops strategies for running a best in class consulting practice, supporting talent strategy, communications, metrics performance, training, and team climate. The candidate should possess excellent project management skills, be comfortable working with teams and actors across multiple regions and functions, demonstrate strong analytical skills and attention to detail, be a proactive problem solver, exercise discretion, and have a positive, energetic attitude.
The person in this role will be based in Bogota, Colombia.
Facilitate the implementation and operationalization of the GLAS strategy and structure, within the region.
Work with the VP LATAM to rollout and implement global strategic initiatives at the regional level.
Create / monitor dashboards to track performance against KPIs and annual department goals and priorities.
Support deployment of GLAS business and policy procedures for department use.
Be a champion for the GLAS Employee Value Proposition, promoting positive team culture and identifying areas for improvement.
Support regional performance metrics work, including tracking outputs and key performance indicators of our partner engagements in Latin America.
Request, collect, and edit project updates for key reports (Monthly Management Report, Quarterly Board Report, etc.).
Support Project Managers to handle minutes, budgets, and reports for key projects of the region.
Support onboarding processes for new GLAS team members; contribute to updating of the team onboarding handbook.
Support the evolution of GLAS core capabilities by working with Practice Area Leads, supporting project progress and submission of common deliverables.
Organization & Administration of Latin America Region