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Strategic Planning Advisor

Crossroads International

Position : Strategic Planning Advisor
Location : Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Togo, Senegal, Swaziland, Tanzania, Ghana
Duration : 4 – 18 months


Context: Crossroad International is an international development organization that is reducing poverty and increasing women’s rights around the world. We work with local partners in eight countries and are supported by hundreds of volunteers each year.


Main responsibilities

  • Conduct organizational reviews to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities and to evaluate operational effectiveness;
  • Support in designing a business plan framework to support the revised/new strategic plan;
  • Explore and develop strategies for long-term sustainability of the organization and its interventions;
  • Develop tools to operationalize the strategic plan as well as annual or quarterly monitoring and evaluation tools.



  • Degree in Administration or a related field;
  • Experience in designing organizational performance tools;
  • Communication, training and writing skills;
  • Ability to work in teams and independently;
  • Ability and willingness to work in rural areas and new cultural and professional settings.


What we offer:

Crossroads International offers personalized support before, during and after the mandate and offers:

  • Monthly budget for accommodation and living costs (varies by country);
  • Round trip flights;
  • Medical insurance and vaccines;
  • Training (before and after).

Eligibility criteria:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
  • Willing to conduct fundraising and public engagement activities before, during and after the placement;
  • Must be in a good physical and mental health.

HOW TO APPLY?  Learn more here:


ONE WORLD where poverty is eliminated, equality prevails and the rights of women and girls are fulfilled


Crossroads International, a leader in international cooperation, has been fighting inequality for more than 60 years. We do this by bringing people together for a common cause, to create lasting solutions to overcome poverty and advance women’s rights. Crossroads works in some of the world’s poorest nations in Southern Africa, West Africa and South America.  We work with local partner organizations to create decent jobs and to empower women to become leaders and live free from violence.  Every year, we engage hundreds of experienced volunteers and staff North and South who apply their expertise locally to address global issues.  We invest in local partners who are best positioned to meet the needs of their communities.  With local partners, we develop co-operatives and collective enterprises that generate income and advance the autonomy of youth, women and the rural poor. We pilot innovative approaches to reducing violence against women and girls and advancing women’s rights. Together we are leveraging knowledge, expertise and dollars to create a more just and equitable world. 

Crossroads is a registered charity, supported by Global Affairs Canada, other government and non-government funders, and many individual donors around the world. 


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