The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is the national voice of municipal governments, representing the interests of cities and communities with the federal government.
Position: Knowledge Management & Learning Officer – FCM Programs
Department: FCM Programs
Classification: Level 4
Salary Band: $63,650 - $80,150
Language: Bilingual (English and French)
Term: To February 2023
The cornerstone of the FCM Programs department is the Green Municipal Fund™ (GMF), a $1.7 billion permanent endowment from the Government of Canada. As a leading catalyst for innovation at the local level, GMF offers funding (loans and grants) and knowledge to local governments and their partners for sustainable municipal initiatives designed to support communities to improve air, water, soil quality and to protect the climate.
The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP) is a five-year $75 million program funded by Infrastructure Canada that is working toward accelerating the transition to low-carbon and resilient cities and communities in Canada. The program has two main outcome areas: 1) Increase the capacity of municipalities to reduce local GHG emissions and adapt to local impacts of climate change through a mix of awareness-raising, technical assistance and peer-learning, and grant funding for municipalities and municipal partners: and 2) Contribute to a more supportive environment for local climate action by sharing knowledge products and lessons learned, and by engaging with a range of key actors involved in climate change or the municipal sector.
MCIP and GMF’s knowledge management and learning activities are cross-cutting as it both supports and is fueled by the cycle of capturing, sharing and having knowledge shared to key target audiences.
The Officer will report to Manager, Capacity Development, Monitoring and Evaluation for GMF and will collaborate closely with the Project Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning for MCIP as a matrix role supporting knowledge management across MCIP and GMF. As the Knowledge Management & Learning Officer, you will be responsible for producing and mobilizing existing and new guides, tools, online courses and training materials and will also support the communication of program results across all of the MCIP and GMF programming areas. The Officer will serve as a knowledge hub and work across different teams to capture learning and create opportunities to share and communicate them, and track how these are used and applied. The incumbent will also support the development and refinement of knowledge products as needs are identified and seek ways to communicate municipal, partner and the program’s success through effective storytelling. The Officer will also research and provide advice and recommendations on trends, major issues, and gaps in resources available to the municipal sector.
Knowledge and Experience:
University degree in a related field (public or business administration, adult education, political science, communications etc.)
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French.
The benefits to joining the FCM team include summer hours (Fridays off between July 1st and Labour Day); offices located in the ByWard Market, FCM’s commitment to employee development and a competitive range of employee benefits and services. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FCM is currently under a temporary work from home protocol until further notice. The successful candidate must have the ability to work from home during this period.
For additional information on this posting, or for further information on FCM, access our website at www.fcm.ca.
Visit the careers section of our website to apply. Deadline for applications is March 5, 2021.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however we will only contact those selected for an interview. All the applications will be kept on file for six months following the hiring.
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