TITLE: International Projects Funding Officer STATUS: Temporary Full-time Position (35hrs/week) PLACE OF WORK: Montreal, Quebec STARTING DATE: As soon as possible END DATE: December 31st, 2018 REFERENCE NUMBER: SPI-CRFPI-03-17 TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to: email@example.com OUR WEBSITE: www.devp.org
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Development and Peaceis one of the leading Canadian international development NGOs and the official international solidarity organization of the Canadian Catholic Church. With annual revenues ranging between $25 million and $35 million, the organization supports local partners located in several countries of the Global South. With a network of members across Canada, Development and Peaceraises the awareness of Canadians about the causes of worldwide poverty and injustice and mobilizes Canadians around actions for change.
Reporting to the Director of the International Programs Department and working in collaboration with the programming teams and the Deputy Director, the task of the Funding Research Officer for International Projects is to develop DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE's capacity to finance international projects and enable D&P to give that capacity concrete form through specific proposals.
The Officer will be responsible for identifying potential donor agencies and working with directors to maintain a relationship with those financial backers;
The Officer will be responsible for producing all documentation concerning the submission of funding proposals to the various donor agencies;
The Officer will participate in defining the programs and development strategies for projects in coordination with the programming teams;
The Officer will support and enhance institutional memory by recording the indicators selected, results obtained, lessons learned and how risks were managed, all of which will serve as the foundation for future submissions.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
Master's degree in a relevant field (an asset)
Fluency in French, English and Spanish, spoken and written.
Capacity to compose, revise and translate texts
Software and computer programs
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Familiarity with database software programs
Four years of relevant field experience in international development
Five year experience in the preparation of bilateral and multilateral projects
Very good knowledge of international development
Very good knowledge of the Church and its commitments in social justice matters
Very good knowledge and experience in the tendering processes of multilateral banks and CIDA
Knowledge of project development tools (e.g., RBM)
Availability to travel within Canada and abroad
Available for occasional weekend work
Salary and benefits according to Collective Agreement
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