Senior Specialist, Savings Groups & Women's Empowerment


About the organization

Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.

Global Communities is seeking a Senior Specialist, Savings Groups & Women's Empowerment to join the team. This position may be based in downtown Silver Spring or San Diego, California. Will consider full-time remote.


Responsibility Area: Technical Assistance

* Provides technical assistance on savings groups and women’s economic advancement, contributing to the development and implementation of specific strategies and plans in the following technical areas:

* Savings group programming
* Women’s livelihoods strengthening and entrepreneurship
* Constructive male engagement for women’s economic empowerment
* Women’s financial capability, including women’s digital financial capability

* Provides technical assistance to regional teams through regular check ins; delivery of trainings; review of project plans; and analysis of program data and reports
* Continually improves the methodology, manuals and training materials based on best practices and lessons learned during project implementation


Undergraduate degree in a related discipline and a minimum of four years of related work experience or a minimum of eight years of related work experience
Experience must include working in an international development organization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including proposal and report writing
Experience in facilitating the development of manuals, documenting processes, and best practices
Experience providing direct project support and training to women’s economic advancement programs, including experience with one or more of the following: savings group programs, graduation programs, and financial capability
A passion for the mission and values of Global Communities
Must have U.S. work authorization
Must be able to travel internationally (10-15%).
Promote a culture of excellence, inclusion, learning, support, diversity and innovation.

Global Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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