Job Posting 66949

Program Manager, Global Health
CARE Canada
WORK FROM HOME (Telecommute)
closes in 15 days (Thu, 4 Feb)
full time - term / contract

CARE Canada is looking for

Two Program Managers for the Global Health team

One Temporary Contract 6-12 months &

One Permanent – Bilingual French/English Required




The Global Health team at CARE Canada is looking for two Program Managers to support the implementation of Nutrition and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights programming. 


One position is a parental leave cover for the Southern African Nutrition Initiative being implemented in Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. This is a short-term contract position for 6-12 months.


The second position is an anticipatory recruitment for a program in Haiti. This position is permanent with French/English Bilingual essential and may take on additional projects as required.  


Both positions require candidates to have strong project management skills, experience managing GAC-funded programming, and excellent relationship-building and communication skills.




Fluency in French and English are strongly desired for both roles, while French fluency (written and spoken) is required for the permanent role.

A minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience managing GAC-funded international development projects.

Expertise in one or more of the following programming areas: public health, SRHR, ASRHR, gender and youth responsive health programming, health system strengthening 

A minimum of 3 - 5 years managing for results using results-based management tools.

Experience in applying rights and gender-based approaches to programming.

Knowledge of GAC structure, programs, policies and development tools.

Expertise in developing and managing budgets over $5M CAD.

Experience working in a country-setting where CARE is delivering programming.

Minimum MA/MSC in relevant field or significant (greater than 10 years) experience in managing international development portfolios of $10M CAD +

Commitment to feminist principles and approaches to program management

Promote and maintain an organizational culture that advances gender equality, reduces power abuse and inequalities, is inclusive, and fosters trust and safety.  

Create an environment within CARE's workplaces, programming, and communities where CARE works that is free from sexual harassment, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation and child abuse (SHEA-CA).  

Ensure high standards of prevention and response measures for SHEA-CA are in place consistent with the CARE International (CI) Safeguarding Policy and Safeguarding Code of Conduct. 




Multi-country work experience


Feminist MEAL background/interest


Experience implementing ASRHR programming that integrates youth-led approaches




Generous leave entitlements


Flexible work hours

Option to be based in Ottawa or anywhere else in Canada, with some travel to Ottawa

A work-personal life balance environment 

Amazing colleagues who are very committed to CARE’s mission


If you are someone who thrives on challenge, loves to be part of a dynamic team and you are passionate about making a difference, then this opportunity is for you and we would like to hear from you. Please apply directly here  before December 11, 2020. Please note resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the advertisement will be removed once the candidates have been identified. Don’t wait to apply!

CARE Canada is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Recruitment-related accommodations for persons with disabilities are available on request.

As part of CARE Canada's commitment to preventing sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, we conduct reference checks on all final stage candidates in line with the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. By applying to this role with CARE Canada, you are giving us consent to contact your previous employers to seek information in line with this scheme.

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