Gender Equality and Sustainable Development Program Coordinator (Maternity Leave Coverage)
Full time, Term position. 1 February 2021 – 15 February 2022.
This is a maternity leave coverage position.
Other locations in Alberta may be considered on a case-by-case basis
Friday December 4, 2020
$57,500 annual salary, plus benefits
30% Travel required (Covid-19 dependent)
In May 2019, ACGC launched a four-year program titled ‘Inspiring Action for Global Citizenship’ which aims to enhance the contribution of Canadians to Canada’s international development efforts towards gender equality, the empowerment of women and girls, reducing poverty and inequality and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. ACGC is currently seeking an experienced Gender Equality and Sustainable Development Program Coordinator to help guide programming and drive results of this program.
Reporting to the Executive Director of ACGC, and coordinating a team of staff, the Gender Equality and Sustainable Development Program Coordinator will be responsible for providing strategic and technical assistance to strengthen action towards the SDGs and gender equality outcomes in alignment with the Government of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals in program activities. The Coordinator will also be in responsible for developing and carrying out the capacity building and knowledge sharing activities.
Key Working Relationships – This position reports to the Executive Director of the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation. This position will help coordinate the activities of ACGC Inspiring Action staff to ensure programming is gender responsive, and that activities are carried out in line with program and donor requirements.
Decision Making – This position is responsible for managing a budget which is set by the Executive Director and the ACGC Board of Directors.
Required Skills and Experience:
Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and resume the following competencies:
Communication Skills: Strong writing ability; strong group facilitation skills
Event Planning: Ability to develop and organize events for large numbers of people.
Teamwork: Ability to collaborate and work in small teams, committees, and across sectors to achieve results
Passionate for Learning: A desire for lifelong learning and sharing knowledge with others
Sector Expertise: Technical knowledge of gender equality programming, RBM and M&E in the international development sector
Drive for results: Ability to guide team in setting goals and targets, and achieving results
This position will be based at the ACGC office in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful candidate must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends, and will be required to travel at least 30% primarily in Alberta, but occasionally across Canada (Covid-19 dependent)
ACGC is strongly committed to diversity within its community, and especially welcomes applications who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas in the workplace, including visible minority group members, Indigenous persons, persons living with disabilities, and members of under-represented gender and sexual orientation groups.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and résumé to by 5pm (MST) on Friday December 4, 2020.
Interviews will take place as soon as possible, with a mandatory start date of 1 February 2021.
The cover letter must clearly articulate how the candidate meets the requirements of the position.
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Those selected for an interview will be asked to provide 3 references, as well as a recent writing sample.
For more information about ACGC please visit www.acgc.ca.
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