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Why Choose Vikāra Institute?

Vikāra Institute is a leader in providing practical, context-specific market systems and economic development programming support to programs across the world. Vikāra is known for its contributions to the sector and thought leadership in economic development learning, and fosters an environment of innovation, cutting edge techniques, and fun. Vikāra offers a competitive remuneration package and a balanced work-life culture, as well the opportunity to add real value to a close-knit team.


We currently do not have any positions available, but we do accept rolling applications for the following types of positions. If you are interested in joining our team, please apply. 

Technical Specialist, Market Systems Development

Vikāra Institute is seeking a Technical Specialist with diverse international experience to join our global team of systems thinkers.

Work Location: Remote, any location 

Expected Travel: Up to 40%

Type of Contract: Full-time, ongoing

Language Requirement: English (French, Spanish, or other are desired) 

About the Role:

  • Provide technical assistance to program implementation for Economic Development, Market Systems, and Resilience Programming.

  • Synthesize and analysis learning from within the Vikāra Institute portfolio to contribute to the design of tools, resources, and frameworks. Assist in conference submissions and the writing of blogs or other thought pieces.

  • Facilitate training, coaching, and mentoring with projects, organizations, and donors, including in-person and online facilitation techniques.

  • Contribute to the acquisition of new business development opportunities, feeding into the bid process, including technical writing, costing, and relationships.

  • Serve as a technical adviser as part of the market systems development and economic growth team.

  • Support Vikāra Institute in promoting best practice adaptive management and knowledge management with development programming.

International Program Manager

Vikāra Institute is seeking an International Program Manager with diverse international experience to join our global team of systems thinkers.


Work Location: Remote, USA or any location 

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Type of Contract: Full-time, ongoing

Language Requirement: English (French, Spanish, or others are desired) 

About the Role:

  • Provide programming and operational support to the suite of work streams within the Vikāra Institute portfolio.

  • Contribute to immediate and long-term opportunities for growth, including the acquisition of new business development opportunities.Leading and feeding into the bid process with input into the writing, costing, and relationship building.

  • Manage contracts of various sizes, including team communication, writing and editing of learning products, team leadership, finance/budget management, and donor communications and reporting.

  • Contribute to operational logistics and training support for a variety of events hosted by Vikāra Institute, including event design and management, training, and presentation support.

Vikāra Institute is committed to fostering an environment of inclusion, diversity, and safety for all, rooted in an interdependent buy-in across our team, and organization as a whole. Our fundamental principles as a team are to engage and lead with a sense of curiosity and thoughtfulness, as well as an understanding and acceptance of diverse backgrounds, inclusion, and equity to support our mission.


We welcome applicants that represent disparate backgrounds and sections of society, to encourage diverse perspectives, knowledge, and experiences to drive innovative thinking, creativity, success, and good practice. We positively seek to ensure all job applicants and employees are treated fairly, with respect and support, regardless of their background, in the same way we expect our employees to respect, support, and grow the communities in which we serve. Our team demonstrates a fervor for serving others and shows a willingness to grow and develop amongst a team of driven global development practitioners. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process and a rigorous due diligence process.

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