The Senior Manager – Programs and Partnerships is a key program team member responsible for providing oversight and hands on support to CFTC’s Country Directors and Program Managers to effectively manage Canadian Feed the Children’s programs and partnerships in Bolivia, Canada, Ethiopia, Ghana and Uganda. In this role, you will ensure effective project cycle management, budget management, and the high quality delivery of partner and community-led programs aligned to the CFTC program strategy and theory of change, aiming and advocating for a transformative community-led approach to programming. You will also be the focal point for project donor relations, engagement, and donor project reporting.
As a community and partner-led organization Canadian Feed The Children puts long-term relationships and partnerships at the centre of what we do. Working alongside the VP Programs, you’ll have the opportunity to collaboratively develop and execute an organizational wide vision, strategy, and processes for effective and equitable partnerships Internationally and with Indigenous communities in Canada.
This position requires an individual who has a proven track record of effective program cycle management, and an ability and interest in supporting and coaching others in program and budget management, work planning, and high quality donor and impact reporting. You’ll be an operational and systems thinker, who can develop appropriate, flexible and scalable program management systems and processes. We’re looking for someone interested in being a part of our growing, innovative team, and applying their skills, knowledge and experience to help us achieve our bold program goals.
We are looking for a consummate “people person”, a mentor keen to help Country Directors, Program Managers, and the program team be the best they can be, and who understands the power of collaboration. Someone with the ability to both focus on the big picture strategic direction, while maintaining a strong attention to detail and knows when and how to transition between them.
To be successful in this role, you must also have a thorough understanding of Government of Canada funding mechanisms, including contribution agreements, as well as ability to build networks with external and internal stakeholders.
You’ll be comfortable working within a flexible matrixed management environment, confident directly managing a process or coaching others through it. We’re looking for someone willing to actively contribute to a collaborative culture constantly looking for how to improve our operations and program impact.
Qualifications and Competencies
We thank all applicants for their interest however only those under consideration will be contacted. This position will remain open until the successful candidate has been selected. Canadian Feed the Children (CFTC) is committed to inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free employment practices and to creating a workplace that reflects and supports the diversity of our community. We encourage and welcome applications from qualified applicants including members of racialized groups, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to ensure a barrier-free hiring process. For further information about Accessibility or Accommodation process at CFTC, please contact our People and Culture Department.
October 29, 2021
November 14, 2021
Canadian Feed the Children (CFTC)
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