Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Program Associate 1, Wallace Center: Pasture Project

Program Associate 1, Wallace Center: Pasture Project - Arlington, VA

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Program Associate 1 for the Wallace Center. The responsibilities, duties and qualifications for this position are described in the attached position description.


Winrock is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social and environmental issues. As a mission driven, field-based organization, we believe that sustainable development is inclusive and that complex challenges require integrated solutions. Winrock embraces continuous quality improvement and a culture of impact, accountability and entrepreneurship.


The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits include life, disability and medical insurance; retirement; and other normal Winrock benefits.


Applicants should go to Jobs page at http://www.winrock.org/page/careers-winrock to submit their application, cover letter and current resume. Candidates must not require sponsorship to work in the U.S.


The Program Associate will support the Center’s Pasture Project, working in coordination with other staff, consultants, and partner organizations to achieve project goals. Project goals are ambitious and multi-faceted and the project is structured as a continuous adaptation of methods. The person in this position must manage many pieces of work occurring simultaneously, helping ensure that all are on task and each element of the project is progressing effectively. He or she should thrive in a fast-paced environment, be adaptive, comfortable moving forward in the face of uncertainty, and able to build strong working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and skills. The Program Associate will also at times lend support to other Wallace Center projects and program development efforts.