Accion International

Coordinator, Talent Development & Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resources

Posted Date 4 months ago(5/25/2021 11:15 AM)
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Accion Washington, DC


Accion's Human Resources team is looking for someone who is motivated and excited about implementing high quality programs and initiatives that promote learning and development to boost engagement for our employees globally. This position will be spearheading global engagement activities and enabling employee growth and performance. This position reports into the Director Talent Development & Organizational Effectiveness and is a key member of our Human Resources (HR) team.


About Accion

Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 170 partners in 55 countries. More at


About Human Resources

We understand that to have a big impact on the world we first need to make sure that our employees are happy, healthy, and engaged. We see each employee as a unique, whole person and have built our programs and benefits around their development as both professionals and members of the broader community. We provide services that meet our organizational needs and are always looking for innovative and creative ways to do this. We understand the importance of identifying and developing diverse, top tier talent to be successful in our mission, which is to provide financial services to vulnerable populations around the world.


Why you should consider working with us:


We are a strategic partner. We are focused on Accion’s mission and always looking for ways to better partner with teams and support our employees so that they have the tools and skillsets needed to meet and exceed their goals. In this position you will be a key player in this goal as you will be identifying professional development resources and opportunities relevant to our work.


We get ambitious things done in a supportive environment. We are a small team with audacious goals. We love what we do and are constantly learning new things from each other and our networks. In this position you will have the opportunity to propose and implement initiatives that foster employee morale across the organization, influence our culture, and encourage community engagement. You will also be a big part in ensuring collaboration and communication within the HR team and other departments. 


We appreciate each other as people. We believe that the diversity of thoughts, perspectives, and opinions are key for us to remain at the top of our field.  We know that to grow we need to surround ourselves with people who have had different experiences and backgrounds to ensure creativity of thought and innovation in our work. We celebrate creativity and learn from our mistakes. In this position you will contribute to this effort, supporting key initiatives such as Accion’s annual employee engagement survey and our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts


Position responsibilities

This position is a great opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic about growing in the area of developing global talent while continuously focusing on improvements and creative solutions that cultivate a talented and inclusive workforce. The main responsibilities of this position include:  

  • Coordinate organization wide learning events
  • Manage Accion’s mentor program
  • Facilitate employees’ use of professional development funds
  • Administer the performance management platform (Lattice)
  • Support the annual employee engagement survey
  • Curate the monthly “HR Roundup” newsletter
  • Manage HR related organization wide community activities
  • Assist the Chief Talent Officer with the coordination of weekly meetings, retreats, and management reports/dashboards


Position qualifications

  • 1 - 2 years’ experience in an office environment preferred
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources or related field
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, strong attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and think creatively
  • Excellent at multi-tasking with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of Survey Monkey or other survey tools a plus
  • Strong Excel skills preferred
  • Willingness to embody our values of excellence, respect and passion for social change
  • Fluency in English required, proficiency in Spanish (oral and written) highly desired


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