This position is based in Burlington, Ontario and will work on the development of proposals for submission to Global Affairs Canada and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB). Working closely with our Ministry Team colleagues and international partners the incumbent will ensure that proposals are well formulated (i.e. technically sound, cost effective, efficient and in keeping with best practice) and in-line with institutional donor requirements. They will also develop templates and orientation material to help guide the proposal development processes. The incumbent will build and maintain strong communication and build relationship with relevant donor staff. In addition, the incumbent will provide surge support in time of sudden onset emergency.
The application deadline is April 7, 2020.
A minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related field and at least three years of work experience in international development is required.
Experience with Global Affairs Canada Humanitarian funding is strongly preferred.
Written and oral fluency in English is required. Fluency in French is an asset.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent international travel is required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
International travel to destinations with rough terrain, unreliable access to water and electricity, and increased exposure to illness.