Global Fund for Women Learning, Evaluation and Grants Operations Fellowship 598 views


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The Global Fund for Women is inviting applications for The Learning, Evaluation, and Grants Operations (LEGO) Fellowship, an entry-level, full-time learning experience in the field of international human rights philanthropy, for emerging, early career professionals. The fellow will be based in the Global Fund for Women’s offices in San Francisco, California.

The fellow will be responsible for stewarding and accompanying applicants and grantees through the Global Fund for Women grantmaking process and maintaining as well as improving grantmaking systems, processes, and data quality. The Fellow will gain hands-on experience in the following areas: (1) grantmaking operations; (2) learning, monitoring, & evaluation; (3) database and project management; and (4) developing professional networks. In addition, the Fellow will be


Applicants are asked to state their desired pay in the application form. In addition to remuneration, the fellow will be paired with a mentor and have the opportunities to participate in professional development activities, including professional conferences, webinars, forums and professional networks. Examples include the American Evaluation Association conferences, International Human Rights Funders Group webinars, Stanford Social Innovation Review webinars, etc.


Applicants must be proficient in French as well as English and have knowledge of women’s rights and global economic, political, social and cultural trends. They must possess a Bachelors degree in social sciences or related field, with minimum 1 year work experience (internships and/or student jobs are relevant). General exposure to the non-profit sector is required, as is experience in working in a diverse, team-oriented, and fast-paced environment.

They should have knowledge and skills in quantitative and qualitative data analysis using Excel and/or other software programs and be familiar with the basic principles of database management. Good working knowledge of global geography is required, as is strong attention to detail. They need to have organizational skills and ability to multi-task, and possess sensitivity and appreciation for varying viewpoints and communication styles in a politically and culturally diverse environment.

Candidates should be able to exhibit flexibility in a fast-paced environment, possess strong interpersonal skills and PC skills including use of MS Office and database programs, and are able to manage both daily tasks and long-term projects.

Strong preference will be given to those with:

  • Oral and written fluency in 1 or more of the following languages: Arabic, Russian or Spanish
  • Knowledge of the following regions through academic studies, or working or living experience: Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean and/or Middle East/North Africa
  • Familiarity with the international non-profit sector
  • A working knowledge of grants administration and an understanding of financial information, and
  • Experience with Sales force


Applications, which are currently being accepted, are to be done online.

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