Project Coordinator (San Salvador)

2 Positions

TIMEFRAME:  Summer 2024

About the Position

Strategic Capacity Group (SCG) is seeking Project Coordinators based in San Salvador to serve on SCG’s Global Operations Team, a globally available, responsive, and culturally adept team that operates with team members around the world to plan and deliver travel and event logistics to a high standard of excellence. These positions will support delegations traveling to attend events at the San Salvador International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA).  The Project Coordinators will work with SCG’s ILEA team members to book travel, resolve travel contingencies, and negotiate vendor services, such as event facilities, catering, transportation, lodging, and interpretation. They will also support the arrival and departure of delegates at ILEA San Salvador, addressing and resolving logistical contingencies, providing logistical support, and conducting monitoring and evaluation activities.

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

Ideal candidates will have knowledge and experience with event planning and execution, travel planning and execution for groups or delegations of officials, and/or experience in the hospitality sector planning and executing large or complex events and problem-solving contingencies. Candidates should also possess excellent customer service and communications skills and be able to problem solve logistical challenges. Specifically, candidates must be:

  • Located in San Salvador and willing to work with team members across multiple time zones to provide responsive and timely logistical services. 
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Experienced in travel and event logistics as a conference planner, event organizer, travel coordinator, or hospitality event planner. Experience should include booking travel, resolving travel contingencies, and negotiating vendor services, such as event facilities, catering, transportation, lodging, and interpretation.
  • Experience with U.S. security assistance programs and/or U.S. Embassy programs and processes, including Leahy vetting and Fly America travel requirements highly preferred.

About Strategic Capacity Group

Strategic Capacity Group (SCG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to enhancing the ability of the United States and its partners to build strategic security sector capacity both at home and abroad. For more information about SCG, visit

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