The Project Manager is integral to the Emergency Programs team and plays a significant role in ADRA Canada’s efforts to increase quality programming and funding resources.
Reporting to the Associate Director, Programs, and working in close collaboration with other Project Managers and the technical compliance team, the Project Manager will be responsible to write proposals and manage projects successfully from project start-up to end of project evaluation. These will be primarily, but not limited to Food and Non-Food Assistance Humanitarian Projects funded by the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) and International Humanitarian Assistance (IHA).
Reporting to: Associate Director, Programs
Appointed by: ADCOM
Location: Canada preferred, but may also be based abroad.
Travel: Involves up to 30% travel.
Disclosure: The nature of ongoing employment within ADRA Canada is dependent on financial contributions from its support base. It is to be recognised that the level of financial support is of a fluctuating nature.
ADRA CANADA DESCRIPTION & MISSION STATEMENT
ADRA Canada (the Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada) is the Canadian relief and development agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. ADRA Canada’s mission is to work with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.
ADRA Canada and all of its employees are engaged in supporting the Vision of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada (SDACC) which is Proclaiming Christ, Nurturing Believers, and Serving Humanity. The ministry of ADRA Canada is an important part of the Christian mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is done in harmony with its religious beliefs and practices.
WHY A CAREER WITH ADRA CANADA?
At ADRA Canada, we offer exciting and challenging careers that play an important role in positively impacting the futures of vulnerable families, and especially the lives of women and girls all over the world. Inspired by our Christian values, ADRA is active in over 130 countries globally, delivering justice, compassion, and love so that all may live as God intended.
Our unique culture fosters diversity and a workplace that strives to ensure all our employees feel respected and included. We offer a flexible workplace, generous compensation and benefits program, and a supportive and meaningful environment where we work together to achieve our goals. Come and be a part of our high-performing team where together we are working to lift people out of poverty, establish hope, empower communities, and create positive and long-lasting change!
A. Seventh-day Adventist Church Relations/Ministry (5% of each workweek)
B. Operations/Technical (95% of each workweek)
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCY
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The terms and conditions shall be read in conjunction with the ADRA Canada Human Resources Manual (as amended from time to time), the contents of which form part of the employee’s obligations to ADRA Canada. The obligations of ADRA Canada are as set out in the ADRA Canada Human Resources Manual and the applicable employment standards legislation and regulations, whichever obligations are greater. The employer will have no other obligations except as expressly set out in a written employment contract.
Performance Review: A Performance Review will typically be conducted after the first three months in the position. All employees will be required to participate in annual Performance Reviews.
Job Description Continuous Review: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Job descriptions are reviewed on a regular basis and can be modified at any time to meet the needs of ADRA Canada.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to read, speak, and hear. Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Some standing, walking, bending, kneeling, carrying of light items, etc. required. Standard work hours, as defined by the ADRA Canada Human Resources Manual, are required.
Working Conditions: Essential responsibilities are performed either in the office or in travelling conditions.
Vulnerable Sector Screening: Consistent with our PSEA & Child Protection Policies the successful candidate must receive clearance by providing a police background check, including a vulnerable sector screening.
Being employed by ADRA Canada requires a personal commitment to its mission and lifestyle. The holder of this position will reflect in their personal and professional life the Christian values as taught by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, as referenced in the employment contract. The employee acknowledges and agrees that this position is one of ministry within the Seventh-day Adventist Church and that membership in the Seventh-day Adventist Church is essential to the proper performance of the duties of the position.
The employee must conduct him/herself, both on and off duty, in accordance with the religious beliefs and teachings of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in all respects so as not to damage ADRA Canada’s reputation or harm the employee’s ability to fulfil all the position’s obligations. The employee must inform the Executive Director if he/she no longer adheres to, or maintains a belief in, the fundamental faith and religious beliefs and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
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May 10, 2022
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