Employment Opportunities

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Open Positions

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Senior Accountant (Washington, DC)

Data Entry Operator (Uttar Pradesh, India)

Communications Analyst (Washington, DC)


monitoring 

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Position Overview:

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer will be part of the Communications, Impact and Learning Team where the MEL unit will be housed, and will work most closely with the International Programs Team and the Certification Division, including with country-level key staff to contribute to GoodWeave’s work to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our approach in achieving our stated objectives. The MEL Officer will also ensure that results and learnings are used to improve the GoodWeave Standard and organizational strategies so that we can better achieve our desired mission. The MEL Officer will help foster an organizational culture and approach to MEL that emphasizes learning and continual improvement, with a goal of making a positive difference for children.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and analyze performance monitoring data against GoodWeave’s organizational and project key performance indicators (KPIs) to help staff, Board and stakeholders (including companies, international agencies, and donors, among others) understand what is working and what needs to improve.
  • Compile and produce internal reports on the results observed, and contribute to conducting or commissioning in-depth outcome or impact evaluations at least annually to be used for both internal and external purposes.
  • Contribute to the development of project results frameworks, performance monitoring plans, or theories of change with appropriate indicators to enable measurable results.
  • Manage the development of mechanisms to ensure the quality, reliability and accuracy of monitoring data, and the quality and ethics of outcome and impact evaluations.
  • Support quality evaluations by helping drafting terms of reference that take into account quality assurance measures, and contribute to the selection and oversight of external consultants.
  • Provide both formal and informal capacity building to country-level staff to monitor and evaluate their ongoing work, including but not limited to capacity building on data collection methodologies, improvement of systems, evaluation and research methodologies, and other skills and topics.
  • Contribute to the Communications Team by capturing qualitative and quantitative data and evidence that shows the societal shifts that address root causes of exploitation and reminds stakeholders of the individual lives that are affected by GoodWeave’s work.
  • Contribute to documenting the business case of GoodWeave’s work through harnessing data at the brand/retailer level that shows the costs and benefits of working with GoodWeave.
  • Keep track of societal shifts in the sectors and geographies in which GoodWeave operates, as well as of trends in MEL, and present these internally when possible so as to facilitate a learning culture.
  • Represent the MEL unit within the ISEAL Alliance M&E peer learning community and manage GoodWeave’s work to comply with both the core and aspirational aspects of the ISEAL Impacts Code of Good Practice as well as other ISEAL credibility tools such as collective reporting and common indicator frameworks.
  • Seek out opportunities for partnerships with credible research organizations that can improve the capacity of GoodWeave to conduct or leverage impacts research that contributes to our objectives.

 Other tasks as required. This position reports directly to the Director of Communications, Impact and Learning.

 Experience and Qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for GoodWeave’s mission, with a commitment to market based approaches for achieving social goals.
  • Minimum 5 years of monitoring and evaluation experience of projects or programs in the international development and/or philanthropic sector, including such experiences as:
    • Managing complex datasets, conducting statistical analysis, preparing graphs and other data visualizations.
    • Conducting or managing impact or outcome evaluations.
    • Creating theories of change and logic framework analyses for project design and evaluation.
    • Conducting regular and ongoing performance monitoring against KPIs.
    • Presenting and writing about complex data for both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Gaining information about advances and trends in MEL and using such information to improve tools and systems.
  • Initiative and independence, combined with the ability to work well in a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to connect with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to travel in South Asia as required.
  • Experience with issues of child labor, sustainable production, socially responsible business, and knowledge of the South Asian region a plus.

Candidate must thrive in an autonomous, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. GoodWeave’s nonprofit-business hybrid model requires business-oriented staff, committed to changing the way business is being done.

Conditions of Employment: GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. GoodWeave also offers a generous benefits package.

Application:

To apply, please email resume and cover letter, explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position, by May 15, 2018 to: Personnel@goodweave.org


accounting 

Senior Accountant

Position Overview:

The Senior Accountant reports to the Chief Financial Officer and, working with GoodWeave’s outsourced accounting firm, performs accounting and reporting activities in accordance with non-profit Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The position is responsible for daily accounting operations, to include the timely and accurate completion of bill processing and payment, licensee invoicing, cash receipts, and financial report generation. The ideal candidate would have a strong background in A/P, A/R, grant reporting, financial statement preparation and a commitment to GoodWeave’s values of social responsibility.

Primary Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable:

  • Process vendor invoices using Intacct/Bill.com accounts payables system; review invoices and check requests for appropriate approvals and general ledger coding; sort and match invoices and check requests; prepare and process accounts payable checks and wire transfers; mail vendor checks; and reconcile payments
  • Monitor purchase orders and accounts to ensure payments are up to date; resolve invoice discrepancies; maintain vendor files; correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries; process, distribute, and maintain 1099s
  • Process scheduled outgoing wire transfers and record transactions accordingly
  • Prepare credit card report templates for upload into Intacct
  • Maintain vendor files

Cash Receipts/Accounts Receivable:

  • Perform quarterly billing for GoodWeave’s 150+ importer licensees globally and monitor associated accounts receivable
  • Prepare licensing upload templates for import into Intacct accounting system
  • Process incoming checks for deposit and maintain check log

General Finance Operations:

  • Perform fiscal and administrative management for major funding contracts, including generation of general ledger reports for monthly closing and year-end audit; and provide administrative support to the Finance team as needed
  • Prepare budgets and other financial deliverables, reports and invoices for submission to governmental and other donors
  • Assist with the annual audit preparation
  • Other tasks/assignments/research as needed
  • Perform additional duties as requested by management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or related field required.
  • At least five years of professional experience in finance or accounting with experience in government grant accounting and compliance.
  • Working knowledge of nonprofit accounting and financial management.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong working knowledge of Intacct or similar accounting software.
  • Strong analytic, strategic and planning skills.
  • High level of personal responsibility and desire for growth.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, aptitude for working with a wide range of individuals, and strong collaborative teamwork skills.

Candidate must thrive in an autonomous, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. GoodWeave’s nonprofit-business hybrid model requires business-oriented staff, committed to changing the way business is being done.

Conditions of Employment:

GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and benefits:

Compensation is commensurate with experience. GoodWeave offers a health care and dental plan, a simple 401K retirement plan, paid vacation and nine paid holidays per year.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter (explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position) to:

Chief Financial Officer
GoodWeave International
1111 14th Street NW, Suite 820
Washington, DC 20005
personnel@goodweave.orgnelabeling


data

DATA ENTRY OPERATOR

Position Location:

Uttar Pradesh, India

Position Overview:

The Data Entry Operator is part of the Certification Division team that leads overall implementation of GoodWeave’s certification system globally. Currently this includes operations across India, Nepal and Afghanistan. This position will provide administrative and data entry support for the division. The position is based in UP, India.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Perform general data entry duties for various reports as required for the day to day operation of the Certification Division, primarily using the online Chainpoint platform.
  • Check supply chain information in ChainPoint to ensure updates are being done by GoodWeave country offices on a regular basis.
  • Check inspection and investigation data in ChainPoint for completeness and accuracy of reports from each of the GoodWeave country offices.
  • Download the Corrective Action Requests (CARs) from the results of company initial audits, follow-up audits, annual audits, child labour/young worker reports, etc. on a daily basis for all producing countries.
  • Prepare CAR reports for subcontractor facilities and coordinate with GoodWeave country offices to ensure they are sent to licensees every six months.
  • Check for updates from country offices on the child labour/young worker investigation reports and update records on the Chainpoint system on a daily basis.
  • Prepare quarterly reports for the Certification Committee.
  • Prepare non-compliance incident reports for exporter/importer licensees.
  • Contact GoodWeave country offices to obtain missing/additional data as needed for reporting on a regular basis.
  • Assist with data requests for various donor, board and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) reports.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, well-organized, and experienced working with data and database systems. S/he will possess a commitment to GoodWeave’s values and work ethic.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated with strong organization and time management skills.
  • Experience preparing reports and working with technology and digital/online database systems.
  • Understanding of GoodWeave’s mission and socially driven business model.

Languages required: Hindi and English (fluent written/spoken)

Experience working with issues of child labor, sustainable production, social justice and responsible supply chains, and knowledge of the countries and regions where GoodWeave works are a plus.

Conditions of Employment:

GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and Benefits:

Rs.35,000 ($550) per month

To Apply

Please email resume and cover letter, explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position, by April 30, 2018 to:

Director, Certification Division
GoodWeave International
E-mail: Mathew@GoodWeave.org


communications 

COMMUNICATIONS ANALYST

Position Location:

Washington, DC

Position Overview:

Overview of the Position

The Communications Analyst is part of a small team within the Communications and Impact Unit.  The unit is responsible for creating and implementing GoodWeave’s organizational communications strategy while ensuring that its campaign and organizational messages and branding are based on robust evidence and communicated convincingly through the website, annual report, editorial coverage and other key channels.  The Communications Analyst position will be responsible for a range of communications activities with a focus on building content for campaigns, press releases, newsletters, website and other social platforms to drive GoodWeave’s brand; engaging in writing/editing projects that supports GoodWeave’s corporate narrative; and manage day-to-day management of GoodWeave’s social platforms to build  awareness of GoodWeave’s results.

The ideal applicant will be an exceptional writer and editor with proven skills in building and managing brand-building campaigns and online and social media strategy development and implementation. Other experience required includes research, administrative and problem-solving skills.           

Specific duties include:

  • Support development of GoodWeave’s corporate narrative, voice, and external positioning.
  • Develop and execute strategies to meet campaign goalsand GoodWeave’s online presence, including developing content and working with retailers to co-sponsor.
  • Develop and implement social media and online advertising through Google AdWords and other tools.
  • Write, edit, and format campaign materials.
  • Maintain and monitor campaign metrics that demonstrate organizational impact.
  • Manage all aspects of GoodWeave’s website to include routine updates, content development, and managing outside consultants as needed.
  • Research, analyze and recommend new technologies such as mobile applications, webinars, and Google’s new suite of tools for nonprofits.
  • Develop press releases, blogs, op-eds, etc. and conduct media outreach.
  • Manage and update press and outreach lists and e-blasts to partners and supporters.
  • Track editorial and advertising placements and maintain press catalog.

Candidate must thrive in an autonomous, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. GoodWeave’s nonprofit-business hybrid model requires business-oriented staff, committed to changing the way business is being done.

Qualifications:

  • 4-6+ years of content development, online communications and campaign experience, preferably in a socially responsible business or nonprofit environment.
  • Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Experience designing and implementing social media campaigns, promoting online material and generating traffic, generally building brand awareness and ensuring media placement.
  • Experience with web backend maintenance and development. Basic familiarity with html and knowledge of css and php desired.
  • Aptitude for and interest in emerging communications technologies.
  • Self-starter able to execute projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Based in Washington, DC. Occasional travel may be required.

Conditions of Employment: GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and benefits: Compensation is commensurate with experience. GoodWeave offers a health care and dental plan, a simple 401K retirement plan, paid vacation and nine paid holidays per year.

Supervisor:  Chief Communications & Impact Officer

To apply, please email resume and cover letter explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position to:

 Human Resources

GoodWeave International

Personnel@goodweave.org

Deadline for applications: May 15, 2018