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Program Officer

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Program Officer Overview

CBM is a global mission organization committed to sharing God’s love through word and deed. We believe that God brings healing to a broken world through local churches. CBM works strategically alongside a network of partners in 14 priority fields, providing assistance in the following areas: Poverty, Justice, Kids at Risk, Building the Church and Crisis Response.

Canadian Baptist Ministries is seeking a Program Officer who will be responsible for establishing strong relationships with existing and potential partners. Takes key responsibility for processing project proposals and progress reports for the purpose of monitoring progress, evaluating results and reporting to funding organizations. The position assists in partner training and capacity building at the direction of the Team Lead, International Programs.

Ministry Description and Responsibilities

PROGRAM/PROJECT MONITORING & REPORTING (70% time)

Review, revise and provide feedback to partners on project/program proposal

Track and prompt reports from international partners – as determined by agreement letter

Review project reports against expected results to track progress and provide feedback to partners

Track project/program status and ensure follow-up of outstanding issues with IP Program Team Lead

Maintain files of project documentation

Design and revise monitoring tools, tracking documents and report templates

Extract applicable narrative project information and photo resources for communications materials

for the Canadian Partnerships and Content Design departments

Monitor project progress through field visits, 2 to 3 trips per year

PARTNER CAPACITY BUILDING (20% time)

Assist international partners in program design, monitoring and evaluations ensuring appropriate \implementation of programming policies and guidelines

Train international partners in project management – bi-annually (trip to field), and through providing feedback to partners on proposals and reports

COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT (5% time)

Assist in the preparation of special topic and/or highlights presentation materials

Present program work and updates to members of the Canadian Constituency as requested (Churches and other events)

GROWTH (5% time)

Attend weekly CBM Chapel and contribute to the overall spiritual growth of the organization

Other duties as assigned

Skills & Knowledge Required:

Must accept CBM’s Core Values (see cbmin.org)

Willing to sign off on CBM’s Community Covenant, Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest & Child Protection Policy

Degree in Development Studies or related field.

Cross-cultural and / or international experience

Understanding/experience with Results-Based Management (RBM) and program management tools (proposals, reports, monitoring, and evaluation)

English proficiency – verbal and written

Ideally spoken and written fluency in Spanish

Specialization in Relief and/or Gender is ideal

Awareness and sensitivity in cross-cultural communication and power dynamics

Ability to take initiative with little supervision

Excellent interpersonal skills

Able to travel internationally 2-3 times per year.

Teachable

Team player

Applying:

Please submit resume and cover letter by e-mail to membercare@cbmin.org

The position will be held open until September 12, 2021 or until a suitable candidate has been found.

Thank you for your application; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBM welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

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