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CUSO International - Senior Manager, Program Impact and Knowledge Management

Date limite: 8 septembre 2017 à 12h00
Offert par Cuso International
Types d’emploi: Emploi
Lieu de l’emploi: Au Canada

Senior Manager, Program Impact and Knowledge Management

Location : Ottawa, Ontario

Reports to : Senior Director, International Programs

Position Type : Permanent, Full-time

Classification : Management

Language requirements : English & French (Spanish Desirable)

Deadline : September 1, 2017, 12:00 PM

Competition Number : SPK-2017-15 (should be quoted within the application)


The Senior Manager is an expert in international development, program design, monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management who leads a dynamic team of talented program resource people. This champion of high quality, high impact programming combines strategic thinking and passion for development with in-depth
understanding of how knowledge is created, consumed and shared for maximum results.


  • Create an enabling environment for the design and development of innovative and impactful programs aligned with Cuso International’s Strategic Plan.
  • Develop effective monitoring and evaluation tools and processes to measure program impact and implement a continuous improvement process.
  • Lead a team of technical experts (including Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL), gender equality, social inclusion, inclusive economic growth and environmental sustainability) to support program development and implementation.
  • Spearhead the development of a strong and effective knowledge management system to support all aspects of program knowledge for organizational learning, public outreach and fundraising purposes.
  • Lead the development and the implementation of an organizational MEAL framework.
  • Support the global annual planning and budgeting process for the team and the MEAL cycle for all programs.
  • Proactively identify organizational learning needs and design training programs accordingly.
  • Keep abreast of program development trends and proactively identify opportunities for improvement and innovation to deliver greater impact.
  • Identify key forums, community of practice groups, consultation processes and associations of benefit for Cuso International.
  • Effectively manage the team, establishing objectives and priorities, providing regular supervision, mentorship and coaching and conducting annual performance appraisals.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities, as required by the Senior Director, International Programs, from time to time.


Essential :

  • Relevant educational background, preferably Master’s level in a related field
  • Experienced development manager with at least 7 – 10 years experience of working for development agencies at both field and Headquarters level.
  • At least 7 years of experience directly managing a team of professionals
  • Proven experience developing effective knowledge management systems and demonstrated ability to translate knowledge into organizational learning
  • Proven track record of implementing successful MEAL systems
  • Experience in implementing and overseeing innovative programs/processes and demonstrating impact to various audiences
  • Experience in managing a complex and demanding workload, able to effectively prioritize and work independently
  • Strong ability to coach, mentor and inspire team members
  • Excellent strategic thinking and analytical abilities
  • Skilled networker with proven experience at developing, maintaining and influencing relevant agencies and forums across government, civil society and private sector
  • Excellent verbal and written English and French communication skills
  • A committed team player who can work within and across teams and with varied professional skill sets in different cultural contexts and build effective working relationships
  • Willingness to travel internationally and nationally and to be away from home for approximately 30 days a year

    Desirable :

  • Knowledge of Cuso International’s approach to international development.
  • Experience working as a volunteer ; with volunteers and/or in a volunteer-sending organization,
  • Fluency in Spanish

    Expressions of interest should be sent no later than September 1, 2017, 12:00pm EST, to quoting reference number SPK-2017-15.

To be considered, resumes and cover letters should clearly demonstrate that all of the essential qualifications and language requirements are met.

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