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Job Number:  37768
Manager, Community Partnerships Program
Job Posted: Thursday, 31 August 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 September 2017
(62 days ago)
Canadian Red Cross
Region: Cariboo, Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Thompson & Okanagan Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Kamloops, Williams Lake, Burnaby, or Victoria BC Salary: (not entered)

Manager, Community Partnerships Program

Full-Time 2 Year Term

 

Located in Kamloops, Williams Lake, Burnaby, or Victoria BC

 

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Community Partnerships Program Manager for the BC Wildfires Disaster Recovery.  Reporting to the Director, Recovery Operation, the CPP Manager completes the mandate of the Recovery Operation via the effective execution and management of Community Partnerships Program throughout the fire-affected areas. The incumbent provides management support and leadership for the Community Partnerships Team in British Columbia. The Manager, Community Partnerships will assist in the management of human and financial resources as required, ensuring delivery of services in accordance with the CRCS Fundamental Principles, Mission and approved budgets.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for managing the funding streams within the Community Partnerships program, as part of a larger Fire Recovery structure, ensuring team effectiveness and solid budget management for all Community Partnerships.
  • Completes debriefs, directs and manages Community Partnerships personnel
  • Analyses and evaluates community engagement activities and service delivery
  • Liaises with external stakeholders to identify new grants and areas of CRC programming development
  • Analyses data and trends, and prepare reports for the leadership team in collaboration with Information Management
  • Organizes and maintains effective relationships with external stakeholders such as formed recovery committees, local community groups or agencies involved in developing and implementing fire recovery activities
  • Supports the Community Partnerships Advisory Committee throughout their review process
  • Works closely with Programs Team to ensure effective collaboration between long-term programming and Community Partnerships
  • Supports, advises, and actively contributes to the wellbeing of the Community Partnerships team
  • Conducts meetings for individuals or community agencies that might be interested in CRC programming
  • Ensures that the implementation of the granting process is in accordance with requirements of the CRC;
  • Manages the development of grants in fire-affected communities;
  • Manages grant reporting and monitoring (including site visits, communication with partners, and other monitoring approaches)
  • Actively participate in coordination meetings, internal and external, that support the implementation of community partnerships and better ensures what is supported is aligned with community priorities
  • Ensures that projects that are cross sector are recognized in coordination structures and raises concerns or potential opportunities to build on collaborative efforts
  • Ensures the existing community partnerships process is implemented effectively, and identifies challenges in the process with recommended adjustments

 

 

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Minimum requirements of the position include completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or related discipline such as community development, sociology, or anthropology, with a minimum of 3-6 years of job-related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position requires a satisfactory Canadian criminal record reference check. All convictions will be reviewed by People Services and may not disqualify candidates.

 

KNOWLEDGE

 

  • Knowledge of the role of other agencies in disaster response and recovery
  • Strong PMER knowledge and experience
  • Strong Results Based Management (RBM) knowledge experience
  • Experience in program/project/proposal development

 

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Working knowledge of Indigenous language within the affected territory is a strong asset
  • 3-5 years’ experience in working in Indigenous (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) communities in Canada.
  • Training in protection and violence prevention is a strong asset.
  • Previous deployment experience in a large-scale operation is considered a strong asset.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Fluency in English; Communication skills - verbal and non-verbal cues, active listening, clearly able explain self and confirm understanding from client;
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to solve complex problems;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to influence others;
  • Strong ability to collaborate;
  • Strong presentation skills;
  • Proven relationship-building skills;

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

The majority of the work is performed in an environment which is at varying degrees of impact from the fires. This can be from extreme working conditions to minimal impacts.  The incumbent has supervisory responsibility for several individuals.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested parties may CLICK HERE to apply, no later than 20, September, 2017.

 

While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position.

 

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested parties may apply by 20 September 2017
Contact Details:
Canadian Red Cross
170 Metcalfe Street
www:   www.redcross.ca


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