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Program Officer & Program Officer, Knowlege Translation



Pursue a Career with Impact

The goal of IDRC’s Employment and Growth Program, part of the Inclusive Economies Program Area, is to support research that contributes to job creation in developing countries, particularly for women and youth, and by leveraging collaboration between public and private sectors. Our current portfolio of projects focuses on women’s economic empowerment, youth employment, small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurship.

PROGRAM OFFICER &
PROGRAM OFFICER, KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION
GROWTH AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN
 2 Term positions until June, 2018 – Ottawa, Canada

Join our team of professionals to put your ideas and knowledge to work to help solve some of the developing world’s most critical challenges.  Although these are two term positions, we will consider candidates who wish to take a leave of absence or secondment to work at IDRC.

As Program Officer, you will be responsible for managing projects, research synthesis and accountability, supporting Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) to finalize a compelling body of evidence that can improve women’s lives and livelihoods. More specifically, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of about 6 projects, valued at CAD 5-7 million, that together focus on access to better paid jobs, skills training for women, and valuing and recognizing women’s challenging dual roles as caregivers and breadwinners.

As Knowledge Translation Program Officer, you will contribute to the articulation and profiling of the results of GrOW and your key task will be to translate knowledge to practice for policy makers and practitioners. You will support the development of compelling communications materials appropriate for a variety of external audiences, internationally and Canadian. You will also provide on-going feedback on communications and research uptake strategies to strengthen capacities of research teams. You will support the day-to-day program operations, including high-quality reporting within IDRC and to DFID, and the organization of outreach events.

Overview of Qualifications

  • Master in a relevant social science discipline; or in communications with a demonstrated understanding of women’s economic empowerment in a developing country context.
  • Minimum of three years of relevant research experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge on current debates and issues relevant to research on women’s economic empowerment, development economics, economic growth, gender.
  • Bilingual positions requiring English and French language skills at an intermediate level.

For more information about this rewarding career opportunity and to apply, please visit our website at idrc.ca/careersApplication Deadline:  July 3, 2017 at 23:59 EST


Part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, IDRC invests in knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve lives and livelihoods in the developing world. Bringing together the right partners around opportunities for impact, IDRC builds leaders for today and tomorrow and helps drive change for those who need it most.  

IDRC encourages applications from qualified women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.   

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