Employer: Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC)
Minimum Requirements /Qualifications, Attributes and Traits:
BA or MA Degree in a relevant development studies, economics, Agricultural Economics, Sociology, Project management or other related field of studies.
Minimum of ten years work experience for MA/MSc and twelve years for BA/BSc in the development field with at least three years in a leadership role or managerial position.
Minimum three years’ experience building relationships with development agencies (donors) and writing successful concept papers, grant proposals and donor reports
A hand on experience of at least seven years of experience in program/project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation experience, including budgeting and reporting with at least three years of experience in sponsorship activities and child protection and DRR interventions.
Professional expertise in one or more of CCFC’s/Children Believe’s key program areas/sectors: education, health, nutrition, sustainable livelihood/economic development, child rights and gender equality and/or water and sanitation; advocacy an asset
Experience in working with partners (local NGOs) is an asset
Experience in practicing Results Based Management (RBM) and in using Participatory Development Approach (PDA) tools.
Excellent skills in group facilitation, training, capacity-building and community mobilization, interpersonal communications, relationship-building, conflict management and networking skills, especially when developing / maintaining contacts and influencing development and funding agencies.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including public speaking, networking and presentation skills; ability to speak and write in English and relevant local language(s)
Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet; intermediate MS Project