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Team Leader, Strategic Response & Global Emergencies

Mercy Corps Washington, DC

Mercy Corps works in some of the most demanding and difficult countries and regions of the world. Our field leaders face significant challenges to… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Sr. Communications Officer

Mercy Corps Washington, DC

As an integral member of the Mercy Corps Media Relations team, the Senior Global Communications Officer (CO) will focus on media relations with US… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Director Internal Audit - Washington DC and other

Mercy Corps Washington, DC

The Director of Internal Audit (DIA) will provide leadership and strategic direction to the Mercy Corps Internal Audit Department. The DIA will… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

US - Policy and Advocacy Internship

Mercy Corps Washington, DC

Mercy Corps works in countries in transition, where communities are recovering from disaster, conflict, or economic collapse. With… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Consultant - Radio Drama Script Writer - Remote

Mercy Corps Washington, DC

Mercy Corps Ethiopia is implementing the Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement through Market Expansion (PRIME) project. PRIME is a five-year… Glassdoor

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Neal L. Keny-Guyer
12 Ratings

    Unprofessional people management

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    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)


    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


    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.

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