Program Coordinator

Description

Splash is an international charitable organization headquartered in Seattle, WA, founded in 2007. Our mission is simple: “We clean water for kids.” Small, young and growing, Splash is in a unique position to be groundbreaking in the global health and “WASH” sectors, able to try new approaches to address the needs of urban kids. In ten years, we have brought and continue to ensure safe drinking water to over 400,000 children in cities around the world.

Our core values guide everything we do including every hiring decision we make.  They are:

  • People – People first. People second. People third.
  • Quality – Beautiful products that function and last.
  • Honesty – No drama, no surprises, no BS.
  • Joy – Kids at heart, seeing potential everywhere.
  • Mistakes – Make them, don’t repeat them.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more, please visit www.splash.org.

This full-time position is based in Seattle, Washington

Position Overview

Splash is seeking a Program Coordinator who will be responsible for providing administrative support for Splash’s program operations with an emphasis on Ethiopia, India, and Nepal.  This includes liaising with global Programs, Finance, Development, and Operations teams to: 1) coordinate project and grant management efforts (including budget tracking), 2) support Program team communications (Seattle & globally), 3) contribute to and provide support for grant proposals and reports, and 4) assist with programmatic data entry, training, and regular data quality assurance checks.

The Program Coordinator must have a working knowledge of project and data management tools and methods, preferably in the international development sector. S/he will be a trusted source of information and knowledge regarding the status of program work across all aspects of our WASH programs.  This position reports to the Senior Manager of Program Quality and requires close collaboration across all departments and country offices.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain project workplans and other project management tools in close collaboration with colleagues in Seattle and international offices
  • Building team capacity in grant management and tracking, and help to refine and right-size project management tools to meet the evolving needs of our grant portfolio
  • Collaborate with Finance, Operations and Programs staff to track project budgets and activities against project workplans
  • Coordinate development and refinement of key data fields in Salesforce, update training tools, and conduct training for Seattle and field staff as needed
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of data entered into these Salesforce sections by field staff
  • Provide logistical and administrative support to field and program staff, including organizing and taking notes for programmatic calls and meetings as needed
  • Serve as Program team liaison with Development team for donor reporting and compliance, ensuring compliance with donor rules and regulations
  • Contribute to donor reports and liaise with field staff to ensure Splash and donor requirements are met (site photos, site descriptions, donor plaques, etc.)
  • Support programmatic knowledge management, documentation, and record keeping efforts

Reports To: Senior Manager of Program Quality

Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelors Degree required; International Development, Public Health, or Public Policy preferred
  • At least 2 years experience in project or program administration or project management; non-profit experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of database software programs required; Salesforce experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility and desire to co-create and refine role and specific tasks within a nimble and agile team environment
  • Cultural sensitivity; international experience preferred

Characteristics

  • You exhibit absolute integrity, honesty, openness and sound judgment
  • You prefer being part of a team – you enjoy collaboration and have a genuine interest in learning from others (and are always willing to take a break for a ping pong battle!)
  • You are innovative and creative: you constantly seek better ways to improve quality and accomplish objectives
  • You have a strong ability to plan, sequence, and prioritize work
  • You are an excellent communicator (even across geographically dispersed teams), with the ability to listen, communicate effectively, and build trust
  • You demonstrate excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, self-motivation, and the ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, energetic, entrepreneurial environment
  • You have a strong interest in global health and international development
  • You have a deep belief in and passion for Splash’s work and the children we serve

To Apply please visit https://splashorg.wufoo.com/build/application-program-coordinator-2018/

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