Program Management Officer Job at International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Program Management Officer Job at International Development Research Centre (IDRC),

Program Management Officer Job at International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

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Over the years, sub-Saharan Africa has experienced a prolonged development crisis, fuelled by complex ethnic, social, and political realities. The region suffers from weak governments, corruption, and mismanagement of resources. Its overburdened water systems are under increasing stress from fast-growing urban areas, while the region also faces soil erosi…

Program Management Officer

10 good reasons to apply to the Centre:

  • Contribute to our mission: Building a more sustainable and inclusive world.
  • Work for an organization that values and models diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary team from diverse cultures.
  • Nurture enriching relationships with diverse and experienced stakeholders.
  • Manage programs and/or projects including coordination, monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Have the opportunity to coordinate projects, forums, and meetings.
  • Have the chance to bring continuous innovations to your work while taking initiative and setting priorities.
  • Work for an organization that supports your professional development.
  • Have the flexibility to work in hybrid mode (3 days out of 10 in the office.)
  • Enjoy a long list of employee benefits.

And more: be part of a pre-qualified pool of candidates, eligible to be considered for future employment opportunities that matches you profile in case you are not selected for the current role.

Only 5 requirements for the chance to be selected:

  • A Master’s degree in an international development-relevant discipline (required), with strong analytical skills and demonstrable experience in a field such as policy analysis or project or program management
  • English and French intermediate reading, writing, and speaking skills.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in preparing reports, briefing notes, and communicating to various target audiences with strong visualization of data and results.
  • An in-depth understanding of capacity building principles.
  • An enhanced knowledge of social and economic policy and/or organizational development issues

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