Associate Consultant

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Washington D.C.
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
04/09/2021
How to Apply
Complete the online application form
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_dc_associateconsultant
Tags
Full-time

Join their innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. They run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. They encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise, they reinvest a majority of their profits in their growth and continued pursuit of their mission and vision.

Position Overview
As an Associate Consultant (AC), you’ll work with a diverse global team dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that transform the ability of social sector organizations to collect, manage, and use their data.

You’ll be a key member of their consulting teams, designing, configuring, and implementing customized systems that speak to the unique needs of Vera’s clients. ACs play key roles across all aspects of the project cycle – from determining the needs of the client and translating those needs into technical specifications, building customized data systems, integrating products, testing systems, and training users.

You will join their team of passionate individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all dedicated to improving the way social impact organizations operate. They’re a self-motivated, creative group and they emphasize collaboration, flexibility, and professionalism. Vera is a young, rapidly growing company; they encourage all team members to push their own boundaries and drive the company in new directions.

Primary Responsibilities:
Understand client requirements and business objectives
Design, build, and implement cloud and mobile data systems for a range of social service organizations
Research new technologies, methodologies, and tools relevant to nonprofits and NGOs
Assist in internal and external communications efforts including sharing the latest research, writing blog posts, and contributing to knowledge management initiatives
Interact directly with clients, conducting trainings and other meetings; develop client relationships and source new projects

Qualifications and Experience
Required:
Bachelor’s degree — what you studied isn’t critical; what you’re passionate about is
1-3 years professional experience, especially in consulting, international development, or technology
Project management experience
Experience working with (cloud) relational databases – Salesforce strongly preferred
Curiosity and problem-solving skills
Exceptional work ethic – eager to hit the ground running and contribute to the team’s success
Strong aptitude for technology and data
Excellent English written and verbal communication and relational skills
Demonstrated interest in the social sector
Collaborative spirit – excited to work on diverse teams
Availability and enthusiasm for some international travel

Desired:
Experience with the Salesforce platform
Experience and/or knowledge about NGOs and/or social enterprises

Additional Information

Please complete the online application form: https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_dc_associateconsultant