Associate, Office of the President

Women Deliver is a leading global advocate that champions gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women. Our advocacy drives investment – political and financial – in the lives of girls and women worldwide. We harness evidence and unite diverse voices to spark commitment to gender equality. And we get results. Anchored in sexual and reproductive health, we advocate for the rights of girls and women across every aspect of their lives. We know that investing in girls and women will deliver progress for all.

Summary of the Position:

The Associate, Office of the President (OOP) provides project level support to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Associate will serve as a project manager for COO led, organizational-wide initiatives including but not limited to: evaluation and strategic planning, coordination team meetings, organizational-wide retreats, long term work and budget planning, and the WD2022 Conference (site visit phase). This role will also provide ad-hoc support to other senior staff within the OOP including the Senior Legal Advisor and the President/CEO as needed.


  • Support in the coordination and project management of the development of a new strategic plan and accompanying evaluation (process launches October 2019 and concludes in spring 2020)
  • Coordinate and lead in support of the Coordination Team; ensuring agendas, meeting notes, and next steps are provided and follow-up is monitored
  • Track organizational milestones in support of the strategic plan and Coordination Team decision making
  • Coordinate weekly and monthly meeting agendas including notes, tracking actions, and next steps
  • Support the COO and Director of Communications related to internal communications; assist in improving and increasing communication flow from/through/between teams; ensuring transparency and consistency
  • Work across the organization to develop and implement cross-organizational process and systems that increase organizational effectiveness
  • Support with Board Affairs in partnership with the Manager, OOP
  • Lead special projects for the COO; undertake analysis and research topics as needed
  • Lead project specific task forces and working groups as needed
  • Provide administrative support the COO and as needed the Senior Legal Advisor
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications, Skills, Education, and Knowledge:

  • Commitment to Women Deliver’s mission, purpose and values
  • BA/BS required
  • 2-4 years of work experience; management and/or business consulting experience highly preferred
  • Preference for prior nonprofit work experience (full time or internship focused)
  • Experience supporting a high level nonprofit executive, senior staff member or board member preferred
  • Ability to see and understand the big picture and translate into a strategic process
  • Ability to draft and copyedit written communication effectively such as memos, talking points, emails, and presentations
  • Must be highly organized, with a strong work ethic and attentive to detail
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and data visualization skills
  • Experience with travel, support logistics, expense management and email correspondence preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks with frequently shifting priorities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Solutions-oriented approach with strong analytical/reasoning skills
  • Professional and friendly demeanor and strong customer service skills
  • Must be able to work proactively and independently, multi-task, and work under tight deadlines
  • Dependability, diplomacy, and a sense of humor are necessary
  • Flexibility to work overtime when needed
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed

How to Apply

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