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12 days ago

Technology for Development (T4D) Sr. Advisor

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The T4D Specialist is both hands-on implementer and an educator who helps all of Mercy Corps more effectively deliver programmatic… ClickCast

3 days ago

MCNW - Training and Communications Coordinator

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The Training and Communications Coordinator is a key member of the training team, contributing to the development and… ClickCast

3 days ago

Program Officer - Middle East/South Asia

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The Program Officer (PO) supports strategic, impactful, high-quality programming in the Middle East-South Asia region. S/he supports Country… ClickCast

22 days ago

Policy Advisor

Mercy Corps Washington, DC

The Policy Advisor is responsible for implementing strategies to advance Mercy Corps policy objectives on a range of issues related to Mercy Corps… ClickCast

10 days ago

Grants Financial Assistant

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The International Finance (IF) Department plays a key role in supporting financial operations in Mercy Corps (MC) country programs throughout the… ClickCast

22 days ago

Safeguarding, Prevention and Compliance Specialist

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

This position will provide coordination and implementation support for Mercy Corps Safeguard, Protection, Prevention Sexual Exploitation and Abuse… ClickCast

3 days ago

Assistant Program Officer - Middle East/South Asia

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The Assistant Program Officer (APO) provides administrative support to the Senior Program Officer (SPO), Program Officer (PO), Regional Program… ClickCast

12 days ago

Global Treasurer

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The Global Treasurer, along with the CFO, provides the vision and strategy of the treasury functions for the global organization. The Global… ClickCast

29 days ago

Senior Compliance Advisor

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The Senior Compliance Advisor will provide support in the areas of donor regulations compliance to Mercy Corps field and HQ operations, including… ClickCast

5 days ago

Administrative Assistant, Executive Office

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The Administrative Assistant works closely with the CEO, CEOs Executive Assistant, and the Strategic Liaison to the CEO and Board to support the CEOs… ClickCast

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Neal L. Keny-Guyer
16 Ratings
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    Great work; poor HR, management and retention.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
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    I worked at Mercy Corps full-time (More than 3 years)


    The people and the programming are fantastic. As with many organizations, the staff is highly dedicated. MC takes a greater strategic vision than most, and is more innovative than many. They put a lot of emphasis on program learning and being thought leaders in the development space. It's an inspiring place to work in terms of the actual work being done.


    Staff retention and professional development are abysmal. Have seen numerous talented and committed staff members slip away because management and HR failed to put in effort to retain them -- there's a perpetual refrain of, "Submit your application online and we'll see if you're a good fit," for current staff looking for new assignments or at the end of contracts, and those are often overlooked in favor of a shiny, new person from outside the organization. Decentralized nature of the organization is valuable but means a lack of programmatic oversight and unified vision. Many small fiefdoms in the field and at HQ. Agree with other reviews citing cronyism -- if the CEO and senior leadership consider you a favorite, you can do whatever you want; everyone else is part of the machine. Easy to become jaded when you don't feel you're valued and that you're expendable. Salaries are abysmal.

    Advice to Management

    Work more on staff retention, professional development, and promoting from within. Walk the talk instead of paying lip service to your great people.

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