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Mercy Corps Jobs & Careers in Portland, OR

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30+ days ago

Development Officer, Prospect Research and Private Grants

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

Mercy Corps helps people turn the crises they confront into the opportunities they deserve. Driven by local needs, our programs provide communities… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Payroll Manager

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

This position will manage the payroll function and team while maintaining day-to-day payroll processing of a complex, rapidly-changing global… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Mercy Corps: Senior Field Leaders, French and Arabic Speakers

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

This role(s) requires a visionary tactician, able to see the big picture and establish broad strategy while being attentive to individual program… Glassdoor


14 days ago

On-Call Assistant Program Officer

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

Mercy Corps works amid disasters, conflicts, chronic poverty and instability to unleash the potential of people who can win against nearly impossible… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

US - West, Central and North Africa Program Support Internship

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

Mercy Corps will provide: Access to Mercy Corps online tools Workspace within Mercy Corps Headquarters office in Portland, OR Any materials… Glassdoor


20 days ago

US - Action Center Education and Curriculum Development Intern

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

In 2009, Mercy Corps opened the Action Center, the agency’s public space devoted to global literacy. The Action Center’s primary goal is to raise… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

US - Global Envision Contributor Internship

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

For the duration of this internship assignment the intern will receive: all tools, materials and communication requirements for this project to be… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Global Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Specialist

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

The Global WASH Specialist will focus on leading the WASH emergency responses as well as guiding strategic direction and program implementation for… Glassdoor


30 days ago

Regional Finance Officer

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… Glassdoor


4 days ago

Us

Mercy Corps Portland, OR

In 2009, Mercy Corps opened the Action Center, the agencyâs public space devoted to global literacy. The Action Centerâs primary goal is to raise… Glassdoor


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    Unprofessional people management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Mercy Corps full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful, dedicated, smart colleagues
    New HQ space is impressive and lovely to be in.
    Mission of helping the most vulnerable is inspiring and feels good.
    Fun parties, interesting learning events, fun crossfunctional MC soccer team

    Cons

    Colleagues there because they believe in it and love to travel but don't necessarily have professional training in project management, using and evaluating evidence, business processes, monitoring and evaluation, research to name a few I run into in my work.

    HR management particularly incompetent. Recruiters understaffed and overworked so don't always follow up.

    Senior managers not good at delivering bad news or managing their direct reports. People management is problematic and people managers are not held accountable.

    Often who gets hired and who gets let go is very political and driven by the CEO and top manager's favorites. Cronyism. If you are a CEO favorite they'll always find a role for you if yours ends or there is a re-org.

    MC says they are all about using participatory methods out in the field but they don't use this at HQ with their own staff. Lack of consultation with their own experts.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Top leaders need to move on and allow new blood, new ideas.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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