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 nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About Global Advisory Solutions:
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.
This position reports directly into the Managing Director (MD) of the Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS) team and is a key part in ensuring efficient financial and talent resource planning to meet department goals. This position will work closely with regional program managers to drive the GLAS budget process and analysis, oversee systems for timely staff utilization and ensure overall efficient resource deployment. This position is essential in the allocation, development, growth, and effectiveness of the team.
Working closely with the GLAS leadership team, you will also support key department-wide initiatives each year, ensuring high-quality project execution and ensuring a collaborative and supportive work environment.
In this position you will need excellent resource management skills and be comfortable working across regions and functions. We will expect you to use your analytical skills, be a proactive problem solver and take ownership of your work. As the GLAS Resource Management Manager you will:
GLAS Budget Management:
GLAS Talent Management:
GLAS Systems Management:
This position may require travel for project support, as needed.