Global Enterprise Director

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Description

Days for Girls International is an award-winning non-profit that has reached more than
1.7 million women and girls in 141 countries on 6 continents with quality, sustainable
menstrual care solutions and health education. We operate a hybrid model of
entrepreneurship and volunteerism, increasing access to menstrual care and education
by developing global partnerships, cultivating social enterprises, mobilizing volunteers,
and developing innovative solutions that shatter stigmas and limitations for women and
girls around the globe. We are a multi-stakeholder ecosystem that is flexible, yet
focused on gender equity and empowerment. Days for Girls Enterprises are small
businesses run by local leaders, which see women sewing & selling the DfG Kit – our
patented washable pad – while providing women’s health education. These Enterprises
create long-term sustainable access to DfG Kits, while also supporting supplemental
income and skills-based learning for local leaders.

The Job

This position will take a lead role to oversee and manage day to day operations for the
Days for Girls Global Enterprise Program, taking ownership of the development and
successful implementation of Enterprises throughout Africa, Latin America, the Middle
East, and Asia. This person will work with executive leadership to set goals for the
Global Enterprise Program in alignment with Days for Girls’ Theory of Change and work
to ensure successful implementation of the program from start to completion, involving
deadlines, milestones, processes, monitoring key performance indicators, management
of staff, and development and management of budgets. This person will explore and
implement social venture best practices learned internally and externally. This position
will include up to 40% global travel and will have the support of the Programs
Leadership Team including Impact Director, Advocacy Director, Global Chapters
Director, Global Office Directors, and Enterprise Program Administrative Assistant.

This is a full-time position.

You

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

● Seasoned professional, with a minimum of 5-7 years of management experience
in complex global environments and/or low-resource contexts
● Management experience in the international development sector preferred
● Project Management experience
● Ability to develop teams and leaders; experience in remote management a plus
● BA or BS degree required; masters degree preferred

EXPERIENCE & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

● Strong ability to be self-motivated, flexible, and work well in a dynamic
environment
● Highly organized and comfortable juggling multiple projects
● Work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment
● Energetic, creative, and resourceful
● Love collaboration as well as independence and can work well with remote team
members and different cultures
● Strong sense of gratitude; Detail-oriented and conscientious in carrying out
responsibilities accurately to completion
● Find joy in organizing and project management
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Experience living or working internationally
● Spanish and/or French-speaking skills a plus
● Possess a strong work ethic and operate with a high level of trustworthiness and
integrity
● Demonstrated passion for the Days for Girls International mission and desire to
make a difference on a global scale.
Compensation & Benefits
Annual salary for this position will be established at the time of hire and will be reviewed
at least annually.
Company Perks
● Paid Time Off
● Health & Dental Insurance
● Life Insurance
● Flexible work schedule
● Knowledge that your efforts will have a global and long-term impact

 

*To apply, please send resume and cover letter to hiring@daysforgirls.org

 

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