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Non-Profit Analyst / Project Manager

BlackDragon

BlackDragon

IT, Operations
Buenos Aires, Argentina · Buenos Aires, Argentina · Argentina
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024
TITLE: Analyst / Project Manager

REPORTS TO: Director of Operations

The Foundation

Louis Hernandez Jr.'s Foundation For A Bright Future ("For A Bright Future," "FABF") is a US-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of underrepresented and underprivileged children through education, healthcare, the arts, and youth leadership development.

For A Bright Future is committed to helping students reach their full potential by equipping them with the necessary resources and opportunities to succeed. To achieve this, we foster relationships among local communities, businesses, schools, and donors as we work towards our vision. Our comprehensive programs encompass a range of initiatives, from scholarship programs to healthcare and innovative project-based learning pilots, such as our leadership development training and the Media Lab and Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovation Lab programs. These labs offer hands-on experience and equip students from diverse backgrounds with the skills and confidence they need to excel in today's fast-paced and dynamic workforce.

Position Overview

We are seeking a dynamic individual who excels in a fast-paced environment to take on the dual role of Analyst/Project Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing projects related to the programs and activities of the Foundation, ensuring alignment with our strategic direction and long-term goals. Additionally, they will provide support to the operations leadership in budget development, program funding proposals, and initiatives. This is a long-term position ideal for an individual looking to grow within this role.

It is imperative for the candidate to be completely fluent in English (written/verbal) since they will be interacting with internal and external stakeholders. We want someone who has 5 to 7 years of experience in similar roles. A background in media, technology, FinTech (financial technology) or education is required. We want someone who has worked in a team environment throughout their careers, and therefore a team player.

Requirements

  • Language: Proficient in English (written/verbal).
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree or higher.
  • Background: 3 to 5 years in media, technology, FinTech (financial technology) or education.
  • Non-profit experience: Preferred but not required.
  • Schedule: Flexible, with availability on weekends if needed.
  • Additional Skills: Advanced Excel skills (formulas), proficiency in PowerPoint presentations and data visualization concepts, familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of duties including, but not limited to:

  • Formulate, administer, and maintain the detailed Project Plans, which will include all required activities, tasks, risks, issues, and resources requirements, leading to a successful and timely implementation.
  • Provides regular project status reports as required.
  • Facilitates, communicates, listens, and works with project team members and update the detailed project plan.
  • Manages three important variables pertaining to projects: Cost, scope, and time.
  • Interacts with Committee leaders and partners to understand the business need.
  • Develops and reports appropriate project metrics.
  • Analyzes project standards, methodologies, and impacts.
  • Work with operations leadership to determine, analyze, and formulate good practices, workflow processes, issues, and potential solutions on projects.
  • Coordinates, with the operations leadership, all activities and information dissemination with the Board and Committees, and other necessary participants.
  • Attend committee meetings and serves as representative/participating member of designated committees.
  • Uses facilitation and interpersonal skills to manage projects and the teams involved and escalate/involve Supervisor where appropriate.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Team player.
  • Reliability.
  • Maturity and openness to positive criticism.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Commitment to the organization and its goals.

Hourly: 40 hrs./week (full-time).

Experience Level: Intermediate .

Location: Remote.

About Black Dragon Capital

Black Dragon Capital (“BDC”) is a minority-controlled, growth driven private equity fund created by technology operating executives with a track record of creating market leading companies and an impressive investment return history. We seek to benefit from a diverse perspective combined with high performance operating and investment executives. We hire and promote based on merit, without bias, and make a genuine effort to ensure we have a diversified team that aligns with the diversity of our portfolio companies and their clients. We intend to maintain over 65% of our team members as culturally or gender diverse, and work hard to foster a supportive and welcoming workplace. BDC focuses on the areas where it has direct operating and investment expertise that include technology investment opportunities in industries disrupted by the impact of digitization on individuals, groups and enterprises such as retail commerce, financial services, healthcare, and sports and media. The operationally focused fund has driven above market returns by creating unique sourcing, funding, recruiting, growth and return opportunities.