Program & Operations Manager

at CARE Canada
Published August 31, 2022
Location 200-9 Gurdwara Road Ottawa, ON K2E 7X6 Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

ABOUT THE ROLE / WHAT THE ROLE OFFERS

Reporting to the Head of Programs – Gender, Food and Climate Justice (GFCJ), the Program & Operations Manager brings excellent program and operations management skills coupled with technical capacity in gender transformative market systems development, food security, feminist monitoring, evaluation and learning and program support (development and humanitarian).  The Program & Operations Manager is responsible for managing over CAD$5M in projects primarily funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), managing CARE Canada’s project-specific relationship with GAC and working closely with Country Office colleagues to ensure donor compliance and to share project learning. The Program & Operations Manager is also responsible for providing operational and program development support to CARE International in Cuba. This position requires innovation, flexibility, a keen attention to detail, and excellent interpersonal skills.

 

 

WHAT YOU OFFER / ABOUT YOU

 

Significant experience managing international development and/or humanitarian projects, with experience working in the global south.

 

 

Experience managing for results using RBM tools.

 

 

Excellent written communication skills and the ability to convey complex programming to a range of audiences.

 

 

Experience working across cultures to build trust and effective relationships.

 

 

Comfort delivering presentations and speaking to a range of audiences.

 

 

Experience in applying rights-based and gender transformative approaches to programming.

 

 

Expertise in one or more of the following programming areas: gender equality and diversity, humanitarian response, food security, rural/agricultural development, market-based approaches, women’s economic justice, women’s rights, climate change

 

 

Promote and maintain an organizational culture that advances gender equality, reduces power abuse and inequalities, and fosters trust and safety.

 

 

Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English and Spanish

 

 

WHAT WOULD MAKE YOU EXTRAORDINARY

 

Knowledge of contracting with the Global Affairs Canada and its current development priorities, policies, and development tools.

 

 

 

Comfort delivering presentations and speaking to a range of audiences.

 

 

 

Written and/or verbal communication skills in French

 

 

 

Experience working in a fragile or disaster-affected state

 

 

 

Familiarity of the development or humanitarian branches of Global Affairs Canada

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Promote and maintain an organizational culture that advances gender equality, reduces power abuse and inequalities, and fosters trust and safety.

 

 

 

Create an environment within CARE's workplaces, programming, and communities where CARE works that is free from sexual harassment, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation and child abuse (SHEA-CA).

 

 

 

Ensure high standards of prevention and response measures for SHEA-CA are in place consistent with the CARE International (CI) Safeguarding Policy and Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

 

 

WHAT WE OFFER / ABOUT CARE

 

Starting salary range between $73,000 – $79,000

 

 

 

Comprehensive benefits package and confidential employee assistance program services available to you and your dependents from your first day of employment

 

 

3 weeks of annual leave + December office closure to allow a collective recharge

 

 

Inclusive holiday policy

 

 

 

Paid sick leave

 

 

 

Parental leave top-up

 

 

 

Employer contributions to group pension plan in year 2 + Optional participation in group RRSP

 

 

 

International and domestic travel opportunities

 

 

 

Annual all-staff retreat in Ottawa

 

 

 

Learning and development opportunities and specialized training

 

 

 

Flexible work hours to support employee wellbeing and productivity

 

 

 

A focus on wellness and work-life balance

 

 

 

Amazing colleagues who are very committed to CARE’s mission

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs

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