Are you a strategic thinker with experience in non-profit finances and human resources? CanWaCH is seeking a Director of Operations to ensure organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization’s financial, human resource, and reporting functions.
Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Given the volume of applicants, we will be communicating with those proceeding to next steps in the application process.
POSITION: DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS
STATUS: 1.0 FTE
REPORTING TO: CEO
LOCATION: This is home-based position
WHO WE ARE:
The Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) is a proud membership of more than 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOS), academic institutions, health professional associations and individuals partnering to improve health outcomes for women and children in more than 1,000 communities worldwide. CanWaCH unites the expertise and commitment of Canadian organizations and individuals to advance the health and rights of women, children and adolescents globally, envisioning a world where women, children and adolescents, in all their diversity, realize their right to thrive in full health.
CanWaCH is a completely virtual organization, with all staff operating from home offices across Canada. Human resources, financial management and all functions of the organization take place in a fast -paced virtual office space . We have been intentional in building our virtual organization and know that skills such as: adaptability, problem solving, and thinking outside the box are critical attributes needed to thrive as part of our team. We strive to create an environment of radical candor, matched with a ‘can-do’ attitude and ambition. You would be an excellent fit if you see yourself as a ‘builder’ and inspire community and connections.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the CEO and serving as a member of the senior management team, this position’s primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization’s financial, human resource, and reporting functions. Working with the management team, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.
Specifically, the Director, Operations will be responsible for day-to-day operations and managing human and financial resources, in accordance with the organization’s financial and human resource policies. This includes working with a small financial administration team to oversee all financial processes, funder reporting, maintaining and managing organizational and program budgets and leading on a long-term fund diversification strategy. Human resource management includes leading on recruitment, orientation and retention of staff; overall staff and workplace culture, designing human resource processes and advising supervisors and the CEO on human resource matters, managing policies, procedures and systems within the organization.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Skills testing may be a part of the application process.
Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
All staff must be eligible to work in Canada. With full adherence to public health guidelines and safety protocols, some short-term domestic travel within Canada may be required for the role in future.
We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and abilities. Should you require an accommodation or adjustment, please indicate this in your application.
CanWaCH is an equal opportunity employer. We believe deeply in equality and diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, and all other protected grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code, and we are a signatory to the Anti-Racism Framework for Canada’s International Cooperation Sector. CanWaCH particularly welcomes submissions from qualified applicants from diverse communities, including but not limited to: youth, Indigenous communities, newcomer Canadians, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2I communities.
CanWaCH does not tolerate harassment, coercion, sexual exploitation or abuse of any form. All offers of employment are conditional upon signing Human Resource Policies.
August 30, 2021
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