Title: Funding Officer
Department: International Programs
Status: 1 year term, unionized
Location: Ottawa, ON
Immediate Supervisor: Manager, Program Development
Salary: $61,764 – $81,277
Level: Band 2 Application Deadline: December 14, 2020
Oxfam Canada is an affiliate of the international Oxfam Confederation networked in over 90 countries as part of a global movement for change. Our mission is to build lasting solutions to poverty and injustice with a focus on improving the lives and promoting the rights of women and girls. We work directly with communities, partners and women’s rights organizations to challenge the systems that perpetuate inequality and keep people poor. Together we seek to influence those in power to ensure that women trapped in poverty have a say in the critical decisions that affect them, their families and entire communities. That’s why we believe that ending global poverty begins with women’s rights.
Oxfam Canada offers a generous compensation and benefits program, but more than that, we offer the opportunity to be a part of our global movement for change. If you advocate for gender equality, are passionate about women’s rights, and share our values of Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness – we want you on our team!
SCOPE OF POSITION:
Under the supervision of the Manager, Program Development, and in coordination with the Fund Development team and the Policy and Campaigns (P&C) team, the Funding Officer will contribute to Oxfam Canada’s institutional funding strategy. The Funding Officer will advance our funding diversification efforts, in particular, the identification and stewardship of relevant donors such as Canadian Foundations, which have the potential to contribute to Oxfam Canada’s international and domestic women’s rights programs. The Funding Officer will foster strategic relationships with prospective donors, and coordinate the development and submission of quality proposals. The Funding Officer will access the full range of institutional funding opportunities available to Oxfam Canada as a member of the Oxfam International confederation.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (This is not an exhaustive list of duties to be performed) They will:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES:
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES:
** MUST be eligible to work in Canada **
We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Oxfam Canada is committed to diversity and equity around the globe and in our workplace. All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification and share our values. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us as soon as possible of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Important Note: All offers of employment are conditional upon signing our strict code of conduct, subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for Oxfam Canada.
For additional career opportunities within Oxfam Canada, please visit oxfam.ca/employment-oppportunities. Please note that we are not able to offer internships or overseas volunteer placements.
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December 2, 2020
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