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The Nature Conservancy Operations Program Specialist 55098 in Helena, Montana

"OFFICE LOCATIONArlington, Virginia, USAThe position is full-time and fully remote and can be based in any country where TNC is registered as a Non-government Organization and established employer in Latin America (Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru), the United States, and the Caribbean (The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, USVI)#LI-REMOTE#PDN - Professional Diversity NetworkWHO WE AREThe mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world's toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.One of TNC's primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we'll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply - we'd love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, "you'll join for the mission, and you'll stay for the people."WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHERThis is an exciting decade to be a part of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) as we galvanize momentum to address the dual crises of biodiversity loss and climate change across the globe. This urgency is particularly pronounced in TNC's 2030 goals. This position, based within the Provide Food & Water business unit, offers flexibility in location. You can work from any of the countries where The Nature Conservancy is a registered NGO with an established office. Please note that this position is not eligible for relocation or immigration assistance and may involve limited domestic and international travel. As a member of the Provide Business Unit, the Operations Specialist will work alongside the Provide Operations team, supporting the delivery of priority projects and enhancing team cohesion and operational efficiencies. As assigned, they will support various projects, including planning, administrative, and operational requests. They will provide logistical support for special events and other program priorities. They will support staff engagement and general operations across a globally distributed team. The position is full-time and fully remote and can be based in any country where TNC is registered as a Non-government Organization and established employer in Latin America (Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru), the United States, and the Caribbean (The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, USVI).This is a short-term position lasting six months. Depending on the team's needs, it may be extended or end early.WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU The Operations Specialist will be part of the Provide Food & Water Operations team. The Operations Specialist will have exceptional communication and collaboration skills and experience designing, organizing, and supporting complex projects. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing conservation mission by directing and shaping the work of our team! They will provide calendar management support to the Deputy Director. They will prepare and submit expense reports as needed and review and approve expense reports. They will coordinate travel arrangements for the Deputy Director, including flights, hotels, visas, etc. They will provide recruitment and onboarding support. They will support the management of the Provide Business Unit's organizational charts, distribution email lists, and employee leave data. They will assist in scheduling team trainings, coordinating employee recognition gifts, and coordinating logistics for events and/or meetings. In addition, the Specialist will perform administrative tasks, including processing forms, preparing reports, and other duties as assigned. The Operations Specialist will communicate with staff in various programs across the Conservancy, vendors, and business relations. They will closely partner with Provide's Operation Manager, Well-Being and Engagement Manager, and the Operations Project Manager. They will communicate or distribute information to assist staff in making decisions, solving problems, and improving workflow. This position requires some travel as well as flexible hours as needed. WHAT YOU'LL BRING Bachelor's degree and three years related experience or equivalent combination. Experience managing and implementing multiple projects. Experience coordinating administrative processes such as calendar management and travel arrangements. Experience with time management and overseeing diverse activities to meet deadlines. Experience working across teams and communicating with a wide range of people.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences are appreciated. Strong team player who can build relationships and work collaboratively across the organization. Exceptional communication, cultural sensitivity, and collaboration skills. Ability to handle confidential, sensitive information. Strong organization skills, proficiency with document management, time management, accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize tasks while working in a fast-paced environment. Experience using online collaboration and project management tools. Fluency in Spanish or PortugueseWHAT WE BRINGSince 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world! TNC offers competitive and comprehensive benefits packages tailored to the individual countries where we work. These may include health care benefits, retirement benefits, parental leave, paid time off, life insurance, and disability coverage as well as an employee assistance program and other life and well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on We're proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports the health and well-being of the people we employ.SALARY INFORMATIONThis position may be based in any country where TNC has an established entity, taking into consideration legal restrictions, such as non-national ratios and immigration processing times. For U.S. based applicants only, the starting pay range for this position in Tucson, Arizona is generally within the range of $63,900 - $65,000 for annual base salary and is based on location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. For all other applicants, pay ranges will be in local currency, the pay range will be based on the local labor market, and not tied to the above pay range. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment and used to determine your actual pay range. Additionally, for all applicants, actual pay will fall within a range based on a variety of factors including, for example, the candidate's qualifications, specific skills, and experience. APPLY NOWTo apply for job ID 55098, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at by 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC's value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we're registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we're unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.PDN-9bfb8be2-ec2c-4403-8af3-bef8953d2fc9"