Salvation Army World Service Office Employment Opportunities


Positions listed here are open at The Salvation Army's National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA only.  Please contact your local Salvation Army for job opportunities in your area. Click here for Salvation Army opportunities by territory.

You must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S. to apply.

 

Job Title:
Technical Advisor - International Business and Economic Development

Salary Hiring Range:
$3,444.12 - $3,874.63 Bi-Weekly

Department:
SAWSO

Job Summary:
This position helps design and execute comprehensive and proactive international business and economic development strategies that are intended to assist in the creation of financial sustainability and independence within existing Salvation Army territories. This position manages all functions of the Salvation Army World Service Office's (SAWSO) International Business and Economic Development Office as delegated by the National Secretary.

Creates, advances and brings oversight to the Business and Economic Development Office. This work includes the structure of the operation; manages seconded support staff; establishes and leads business and economic development strategies and goals across SAWSO in collaboration with the US Territories and other donor offices; supports SAWSO’s operations and programmatic initiatives; and works closely with SAWSO personnel and other Salvation Army international and domestic development offices to achieve the short term and long-range business and economic development goals. Will require 20 - 30% domestic and international travel time (possibly up to 40% in the first year or two).

Helps create and implement comprehensive and cost-effective partner territories business and economic development strategies that include new or newly expanded income-generating initiatives that help move our partner territories toward financial independence.  Works closely with SAWSO leadership to assist Implementing Territories in building new business plans, including research (market, risks, competitors), iterative prototyping, stakeholder engagement, program design, and clear goals/metrices.

Participates in securing, supervising, developing, evaluating and directing the work of a high performing business and economic development department.  Instructs and trains seconded support staff in SAWSO methods and procedures, monitors and evaluates performance, recommends approval of payment vouchers and reimbursements, and provides both constructive and positive feedback to staff.  Builds, motivates, and trains a resourceful team that works in support of the efforts of the leadership team and other Salvation Army development offices to achieve the short term and long-range business and economic development goals. 

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Services or a field related to sector specialties (International Development/Relations, Economics, Business, Entrepreneurism, Enterprising) and Master’s degree in International Development/Relations, Economics, Business, Social Sciences or a related discipline and five years of professional work experience including experience in international development arena and five years of program management experience.  Three years experience of living and working in a developing country and working with international development programs, preferably in management role.

Fluency in MS Office.  Demonstrated abilities in leadership, management, and cultivating strong business relationships.  

Valid driver’s license and passport required.

Date Available:
08/22/2018

 

Job Title:
Technical Advisor - International Business and Economic Development

Salary Hiring Range:
$3,444.12 - $3,874.63 Bi-Weekly

Department:
SAWSO

Job Summary:
This position helps design and execute comprehensive and proactive international business and economic development strategies that are intended to assist in the creation of financial sustainability and independence within existing Salvation Army territories. This position manages all functions of the Salvation Army World Service Office's (SAWSO) International Business and Economic Development Office as delegated by the National Secretary.

Creates, advances and brings oversight to the Business and Economic Development Office. This work includes the structure of the operation; manages seconded support staff; establishes and leads business and economic development strategies and goals across SAWSO in collaboration with the US Territories and other donor offices; supports SAWSO’s operations and programmatic initiatives; and works closely with SAWSO personnel and other Salvation Army international and domestic development offices to achieve the short term and long-range business and economic development goals. Will require 20 - 30% domestic and international travel time (possibly up to 40% in the first year or two).

Helps create and implement comprehensive and cost-effective partner territories business and economic development strategies that include new or newly expanded income-generating initiatives that help move our partner territories toward financial independence.  Works closely with SAWSO leadership to assist Implementing Territories in building new business plans, including research (market, risks, competitors), iterative prototyping, stakeholder engagement, program design, and clear goals/metrices.

Participates in securing, supervising, developing, evaluating and directing the work of a high performing business and economic development department.  Instructs and trains seconded support staff in SAWSO methods and procedures, monitors and evaluates performance, recommends approval of payment vouchers and reimbursements, and provides both constructive and positive feedback to staff.  Builds, motivates, and trains a resourceful team that works in support of the efforts of the leadership team and other Salvation Army development offices to achieve the short term and long-range business and economic development goals. 

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Services or a field related to sector specialties (International Development/Relations, Economics, Business, Entrepreneurism, Enterprising) and Master’s degree in International Development/Relations, Economics, Business, Social Sciences or a related discipline and five years of professional work experience including experience in international development arena and five years of program management experience.  Three years experience of living and working in a developing country and working with international development programs, preferably in management role.

Fluency in MS Office.  Demonstrated abilities in leadership, management, and cultivating strong business relationships.  

Valid driver’s license and passport required.

Date Available:
08/22/2018

 

For more information please contact:
The Salvation Army National Headquarters
Human Resources
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-5500

You may also e-mail resumés to USN.RECRUIT@usn.salvationarmy.org