World Vision International Job Vacancy: Program Manager, Mississauga - Canada

Are you looking for more than a job? At World Vision Canada we offer challenging careers that change the lives of children all over the world and it will change yours too. Come and be part of a team of over 500 Canadians with a vision for the world: Life in all its fullness for every child.

You will experience Christian faith in action helping to make real and lasting change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. Join the World Vision Canada team and be part of a powerful and effective force for good: For Children. For Change. For Life.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Team Leader, the Program Manager is responsible for the management of a large portfolio that includes countries in Southern Africa, Middle East and Eastern, and Asia, contributing to approximately $65-70M of annual income target as a team.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Provide overall program management, including proposal review, capacity building quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Support the development and implementation of strategies, policies and advocacy issues related to Gift-in-Kind (GIK) programming.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on GIK programming issues related to the country portfolio within WVC, collaborating cross-functionally with other departments.
  • Contribute to proposal design and ensure compliance to GIK standards.
  • Provide support and capacity building to field offices.
  • Undertake field monitoring trips based on an agreed upon schedule and report on program activities and progress accordingly.
Job Requirements:
  • University Degree in international development with focus on program/project management. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of global development issues. 
  • Program Management – Assessment, Design, Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation. 
  • Stakeholder relationships management. 
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written). 
  • Cross-cultural experience and sensitivity. 
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently. 
  • Strong computer skills in Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Word. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player. 
  • Able to travel internationally (undertake field monitoring trips and attending meetings/conference/training). 
  • 3-5 years international development experience overseas.
How to apply:
World Vision is committed to the protection of children; all offers of employment will be conditional upon the successful completion of reference checks and a Police background check. Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the core values and mission of the World Vision partnership.

World Vision Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Interested applicants are asked to complete an online application via our careers website: HERE

Application deadline: March 18, 2016

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