Local Project Coordinator

Pyxera Global is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC. For over a quarter-century, we’ve created groundbreaking partnerships between the public, private, and social sectors, leveraging the unique attributes of each to create shared value and innovative solutions to complex challenges.

We work across thematic social areas, including circular economies, equity in healthcare, small business growth, and bridging the digital divide. Our initiatives include a wide range of methodologies, including enterprise development, skills-based employee engagement and designing impactful corporate social responsibility strategies, and community partnership efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.

Pyxera Global endeavors to practice environmental sustainability and elevate diversity and inclusion within and outside our organization. Learn more about our commitments.

About This Role

Pyxera Global will be managing a Global Pro Bono program in New Delhi and Lucknow, India scheduled to take place in March 2024. Pyxera Global would like to hire a part-time local project coordinator currently residing in Lucknow to provide project management and logistical support to the selected team of high-level corporate volunteers who will provide pro bono consulting services to local health care organizations.

The selected local project coordinator’s main responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following.

Requirements

Project Development & Implementation

  • Help to develop Scope of Works (SOWs) reflecting the specific areas of intervention requested by local host organization
  • Support local host clients in preparing for arrival of corporate volunteers and ensuring stakeholder meetings are arranged
  • Participate in conference calls with corporate volunteers in advance of their arrival in Lucknow
  • Support corporate volunteers, providing advice and guidance around SOW delivery
  • Act as the on-the-ground interface between Pyxera Global and partners in India, including regular correspondence with Pyxera Global staff and other stakeholders to assure satisfaction on the part of the corporate volunteers and partners
  • Participate in meetings with corporate volunteers, as requested
  • Prepare financial and final program reports

 

Logistics

  • Assist in procuring accommodations and transportation in New Delhi and Lucknow for corporate volunteers
  • Coordinate the kick-off and closing event(s) for corporate volunteers and host clients
  • Prepare New Delhi and Lucknow-related guides and suggestions for project guides
  • Orient new corporate volunteers upon arrival in India
  • Manage project travel logistics for corporate volunteers while they are in New Delhi and Lucknow
  • Act as a logistical and informational resource for corporate volunteers and troubleshoot challenges they may face
  • Monitor and advise on security arrangements for corporate volunteers when they are in India

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  1. Must be based in Lucknow with in-depth area familiarity
  2. Background of community engagement, health systems, communications, project management, organizational development, NGO management, or related field
  3. Minimum of 5-10 years of experience
  4. Experience working with cross-cultural teams and/or skills-based volunteer programs
  5. Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously
  6. Flexible and able to work in a team, as well as individually with limited supervision
  7. Exceptional writing skills and ability to develop SOWs with limited supervision
  8. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  9. Fluent in English and Hindi
  10. Exceptional customer service, communication, and problem-solving skills
  11. Experience in virtual and in-person presentation skills

 

Application Instructions

Salary

This is a part-time consultant position with an estimate timeline of 5 months with a December 2023 or January 2024 start date. Pay is based on past experience and the type of work required for this position.

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via e-mail to consultingopportunities@PYXERAGlobal.org. Please write “India, Local Project Coordinator” in the subject line of the e-mail. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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