Project Associate - Connexus


Organization Information
Connexus Corporation’s mission is to provide high quality global consulting services to transform international development and build local capacity.

Founded in 2007 (formerly AZMJ), Connexus has experience working in over 22 countries around the world, delivering technical services that include facilitating access to finance and investment, enterprise development, knowledge management, and rural and agricultural market development, among others. Connexus is well known for its ability to build and manage public-private partnerships as part of a market-driven approach to overcoming obstacles and generating results for our clients in a way that enhances the lives of the poor.

A small, woman-owned company with a diverse base of clients ranging from international bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors to financial institutions and private sector companies, Connexus is committed to understanding our clients’ objectives and developing timely, focused and dynamic strategies in response.

Location - 6231 Leesburg Pike, Suite 310, Falls Church, VA 22044

Job Description
Connexus is seeking a Project Associate for a home office position to support Connexus’s international project operations.


Job Responsibilities

  • Provide logistical support to deploy consultants for missions, including coordination of communication with field-based teams.

  • Prepare travel arrangements for field staff and consultants.

  • Track expenses against budgets, coordinate post allowances and travel reimbursements for consultants including allowance payments, travel, and other expenditures.

  • Assist Connexus in developing new business, including researching and tracking new business opportunities, recruiting technical consultants, formatting CVs, drafting past performance reports and summarizing corporate qualifications..

  • Support the organization and coordination of our annual flagship event, the Cracking the Nut Conference (crackingthenutconference.com), including organizing logistics, marketing the event, managing conference website and social media, analyzing conference evaluation surveys, etc.

  • Provide other administrative and organizational support, as needed.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (required) in business, finance, economics or related field.

  • 1-2 years of relevant professional experience.

  • Fluent in English, clear and concise writer.

  • Administrative experience (preferably USAID), monitoring budget and expenditure, recruiting consulting teams, arranging travel, and providing support to field teams.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills, with proven ability to multi-task and work under tight time constraints.

  • Comfortable in a small business environment where priorities can change quickly.

  • Experience with event planning and/or social media marketing preferred.

  • French, Spanish, or other foreign language skills preferred.

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply
Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to careers@connexus.email with “Project Associate” in the subject line. No phone calls please.


Deadline - 08 May 2015

Connexus is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.