The SG Multiply partnership facilitator is responsible to grow and support HOPE’s SG Multiply partner network in the LAC region.
LOCATION: Latin America and the Caribbean – preference for Central America
REPORTS TO: SG Multiply Regional Coordinator – LAC
STATUS: Independent consultant
SG Multiply partnership facilitator – LAC will be part of the regional Savings Group Multiply team. S/he will serve as a primary consultant to support SG Multiply partners in the region and will work with the regional coordinator to identify, seek, and serve new partners. S/he will be responsible for supporting high-impact SG Multiply partnerships in the region in line with our expansion strategy.
Promote and fulfill the mission and vision of HOPE International
Support the work of the SG Multiply regional coordinator to provide technical leadership and support to HOPE’s network of SG Multiply partners
Actively support various aspects of SG Multiply partnerships including consultation, ministry design, and training to ensure ongoing collaboration for a healthy partnership
Support the regional coordinator to seek and network with mission-aligned organizations and church networks in the region to build a pool of potential SG Multiply partners for future collaboration in line with our strategy and criteria
Serve as a Lead Trainer providing training, ongoing support, coaching, and mentoring for SG Multiply partner staff and volunteers on SG curricula, ministry processes, and management tools
Contribute to the design, adaptation, and improvement of partner-specific SG methodology to supporting the partner in implementing a flourishing SG ministry
Provide project management and administrative support for key SG Multiply initiatives in the region
Provide status updates to regional coordinator and CSU on any key activities and initiatives with SG Multiply partners on regular basis
Work with different partners to collect their SG reports and reviewing data for any irregularities
Communicate any differences to the team and partner staff for continued data validation and improvement
Engage partners and HOPE staff in continual improvement and feedback processes for refinement of SG Multiply methodology to ensure a high-level of service to new and existing partners
Collaborate and support all network-wide or regional SG Multiply Partner events or community of practice building activities
Savings Group Program Support
Serve as a member of the Savings Group Multiply team, collaborating with the overall SG Multiply/program development team including providing direct support to the team Participate in regular SG team meetings and planning/strategy sessions, carrying out assigned tasks and working to equip field leadership for country specific and network wide initiatives
Model servant-leadership in the work environment, including HOPE co-workers and ministry stakeholders
Contribute to a culture that models Biblical principles and incorporates an intentional and effective Christ-centered witness in all SG programs
Encourage and model servant-like posture in relationships with CSU, field, and SG Multiply
Personal confession of faith in Jesus Christ and commitment to the mission of HOPE International
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (i.e. international development, economics, or business management); advanced degree preferred
Demonstrated 5+ years of experience working with savings groups or holistic community development strongly preferred
Strong cross-cultural sensitivity, experience, and communication skills. Preference for candidates who have tangible work experience in multiple countries in the region
Self-starter, takes initiative on projects, attentive to detail, and timely
Experience in consulting, mentoring and/or coaching teams not directly managed
Experience working with partnerships of different kinds including church denominations and/or NGOs
Experience applying participatory education (adult learning principles) and facilitating trainings preferred
Requires willingness and ability to travel up to 75 nights per year, mostly international trips to visit partner programs
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Fluent in spoken and written English and Spanish.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.hopeinternational.org/take-action/careers. Due to the anticipated volume of candidates, we are unfortunately unable to respond to phone calls or individual inquires.
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