Position is open until filled; applications will be reviewed when received.
About Ecology Project International: EPI is an international non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical conservation issues through field-based partnerships between local experts and high school students. We engage adolescent youth from local communities and visiting youth from other regions in applied hands-on science and conservation as they learn about and help protect threatened species and habitats. Through EPI’s programs in five countries throughout the U.S. and Latin America, teens are inspired and empowered to engage in conservation efforts at home and worldwide to become the next generation of conservation leaders. More information can be found at www.ecologyproject.org
Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Mexico Director, the Mexico Program Manager is responsible for administrative and program management and the successful operation of EPI’s Mexico site. Primary responsibilities include oversight of in-country staff with direct supervision of Administrative, Campus and Communications personnel; project management and administrative support for the implementation of experiential education programming delivered through field, urban, and rural community based courses and activities. The Program Manager is responsible for budget administration; development and management of relationships and collaborations with in-country foundations, partners, and vendors; communicatioPoMen between the Mexico site and global offices; planning, management, evaluation, and improvement of all of EPI Mexico´s operations related to participants, alumni, and the community; financial and strategic risk management; support, direction and implementation of in-country development efforts, major grant administration, business development fundraising and national student recruitment and admissions, and the successful implementation of EPI Mexico financial strategy and priorities for all aspects of operations. The Mexico Program Manager works with the Mexico Director and other senior staff to ensure a legally and fiscally sound program.
Accountability: The Project Manager (PM) reports to the Mexico Director (MD).
v Advanced Degree in relevant field: Business, Management, Finance, Marketing, Education, Environmental Science
v Five years or more experience in relevant positions-supervising staff, project management, providing administrative oversight, strategic planning
v Fluency speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish and English
v Experience working directly in La Paz, and/or Baja California Sur
v Experience in finance management, major grants administration, sales & marketing
Schedule and Location: This position is full-time (40 hours/week) with some evening and weekend work and some travel necessary. Position is based in La Paz, Mexico.
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To apply: Fill out online application and submit resume and cover letter here.