Ethiopiaid Canada is a charitable international development organization committed to empowering people in Ethiopia to live healthy and productive lives. We seek lasting change by supporting interventions driven by local partners. At the core of our work is a desire to reduce poverty and improve the lives of those living in poverty by increasing opportunities and resources. Our programming focuses on increasing access to quality maternal health services, reducing barriers to education, and supporting women’s and girls’ empowerment.
We are currently developing plans to diversify our income and expand our programming. This is an exciting time to be joining Ethiopiaid Canada as we look to the future.
Scope of Position
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Ethiopiaid’s management and the execution of its mission. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, fund development, programs, and strategic planning of Ethiopiaid Canada. Primary duties include fundraising, administration, human resources, program management, Global Affairs project management (alongside a Project Manager) and strategic planning.
The ideal candidate will have a proven fundraising track record, excellent leadership skills, budget experience, strategic planning abilities, experience in international development, monitoring and evaluation, project management and a history in the non-profit/charitable sector. We are looking for someone with the ability to envision change, lead into the future, and effectively mobilize efforts around poverty alleviation. To succeed in this role, you must thrive in a fast-paced environment with many moving parts and be excited about taking on new challenges. As part of a small team of four, the Executive Director must be a flexible team player who is comfortable working with limited resources and sharing administrative responsibilities.
This is a full time, permanent position in a small but growing organization. Occasional travel to Ethiopia to meet with partners and undertake monitoring and evaluation of the projects is required.
The following tasks provide an overview of the main areas of responsibility for Executive Director:
Organizational Development & Management
Fundraising and Resource Mobilization
Communications and Public Engagement
Financial Management & Accountability
Position Details: This is a full time (40 hours/week) position based out of our Vanier office. Occasional travel to Ethiopia (1-2 times per year) is required.
To Apply: Please email your CV and Cover letter [email protected]. Please, no phone calls.
Ethiopiaid Canada thanks all applicants in advance; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Ethiopiaid Canada is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We also recognize that structural barriers shape experiences and job qualifications, and seek to use employment equity to differentiate between candidates who meet the required qualifications.
The Interview Process: The interview process will occur remotely. Please notify us if you require accommodations at any time during the recruitment process.
To learn more about our work, please visit www.ethiopiaid.ca.
March 15, 2022
March 31, 2022
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