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Global Strategy and Operations Coordinator

Department: ANDE
Location: Mexico City, MC
Salary: 263,000 Mexican Pesos/year

The Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Since its founding in 1949, the Institute has been driving change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most critical challenges facing communities in the United States and around the world. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Institute has a campus in Aspen, Colorado, and an international network of partners.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

To achieve our mission of a more free, just, and equitable society, we commit to working proactively to advance the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion across our myriad endeavors such as the recruitment, compensation, training, and advancement of staff. The best people-serving institutions make this commitment, and we seek to be a leader in the ways that we do so and learn from others. Visit our website to learn more about our commitment and recent actions taken toward building and nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment.

The Global Strategy and Operations Coordinator will perform a broad range of planning, coordination, and operational functions for the Global Strategy and Operations of ANDE. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of general accounting and finance practices, excellent interpersonal skills and a proactive work style. They will be a self-starter, motivated, organized, and have a proven track record with taking initiative and completing tasks on time.

This role can be based in Mexico, Kenya, or India and will report to the Managing Director, Strategy and Operations in Washington, D.C.

Role Focus

Annual Planning Tasks:

  • Coordinate efforts to plan and organize yearly planning processes including working with the Managing Director on budgeting process, strategy process, planning process, and regional development process
  • Coordinating logistics for Annual Strategy Retreat

Facilitation tasks:

  • Organize and prepare for meetings, including gathering documents and attending to logistics of meetings including the following:
    • Meeting between Regional Chapter Heads and Senior Management Team
    • Regional Steering Committees
  • Aid the coordination and development of metrics for the regional chapters

Cross Functional Coordination Tasks:

  • Help to coordinate efforts and communication among Regional Chapters and Senior Management Team

IT Related Tasks:

  • Maintain connections and reporting on internal systems like Salesforce

Other Tasks:

  • Aid the development of slides and other materials for the Managing Director
  • Coordinate and schedule other meetings
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Managing Director

Role Experience

  • Bachelorís degree with three to five years of experience in similar positions
  • Is highly detailed oriented, organized, and able to remain focused in the face of multiple competing priorities
  • Proven project management experience with advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Critical thinking with analytical rigor for dealing with data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English required
  • Excellent team working and interpersonal skills with experience working with an international organization highly preferred
  • Strong sense of ownership with results oriented approach and ability to work cross functionally

This position will be hired for and be an employee of a local partner in Mexico, Kenya or India and is open to local candidates only.

The Aspen Institute offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, and prescription benefits, retirement benefits, and paid leave.

The Aspen Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all District and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Individuals needing an accommodation to complete the job application can contact or call (202) 736-1074.

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