Job Category: Contract
Job Description: Contract-Three-year Term (Possibility of Renewal)
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is one of Canada’s oldest national specialty organizations. Established in 1944, the Society’s mission is to promote excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology and to advance the health of women through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and education.
The SOGC has over 3,900 members, comprised of obstetricians, gynaecologists, family physicians, nurses, midwives, and allied health professionals working in the field of sexual reproductive health.
The SOGC’s Global Health Program is working to improve women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights at home and around the world, by addressing health inequities and promoting timely access to quality, culturally-safe care.
The Global Health Program focuses on the following areas:
The SOGC has experience leading and partnering in global health initiatives in countries around the world, most recently in Tanzania, Burundi, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
This is an anticipated position, subject to funding.
As the focal point of an upcoming global health project, the Project Manager will be responsible for managing all activities related to project planning, implementation and reporting, including training and supervision of health care providers. He / She will work in close collaboration with the other members of the Global Health Program, the Chief Financial Officer, administrative assistant and other partners. Specifically, the Project Manager will ensure the effective implementation of the clinical component of the project as per the Project’s Measurement Framework (PMF); and work closely with project partners to implement, monitor and evaluate the international initiative. His / her tasks will include: ensuring that we meet our contracting commitments with partners, developing and applying evaluation tools, leading and/or planning and coordinating all project activities, recruiting, supervising and coordinating instructors and other SOGC consultants, compiling and writing progress reports to comply with donor requirements; formulating and managing the annual project work plans; creating and managing to all relevant budgets and financial reports with support from the Chief Financial Officer; providing technical expertise to develop new or to modify existing products and processes for the program; and providing clinical oversight/expertise on questions related to sexual and reproductive health.
The Project Manager will be a health or allied health professional, have experience in evaluation, training and support supervision tools in the global health context and will coordinate a small number of international projects.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE and KEY SKILLS
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
The SOGC is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age or disability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Should you be interested, please send your cover letter and resume to the attention of Liette Perron ([email protected]) by Friday, May 7, 2021. Please clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position in your application.
April 19, 2021
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