Program Management Officer

International Development Research Centre

Ottawa, Canada

Are you looking for a career opportunity, do you want to give meaning to your professional achievements and contribute to making the world a better place by playing a part in international development, are you passionate about Project Management? IDRC is the place for you!

Do you want to be the next Program Management Officer in one of our 5 program areas located in our Head Office in Ottawa (Hybrid Mode*)?

  • Democratic and Inclusive Governance (DIG)
  • Global Health (GH)
  • Education and Science (ES)
  • Climate Resilient Food Systems (CRFS)
  • Sustainable Inclusive Economies (SIE)

Do you have?

  • A Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Proven English and French reading, writing, and speaking skills.**
  • Relevant and recent experience working in a field related to the program area of your choice.
  • An enhanced knowledge of the principles and best practices of program management and monitoring, evaluation and research methodology and tools. 
  • An in-depth understanding of project management and statistical software.

Are You?

  • A skilled communicator with great interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • A team player, confident in planning, coordinating monitoring and reporting.
  • Well organized, with great attention to details and problem-solving skills. 
  • Capable of performing research-related tasks and using a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Flexible and adaptable to work constructively in a fast-paced team with multiple competing priorities and meet deadlines.

Are you are interested in?

  • Administering and monitoring program budgets and pipelines. 
  • Managing program initiatives and providing support for project development.
  • Liaising with key internal colleagues and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinating, monitoring and supporting projects, conferences and meetings.
  • Taking initiative and bringing continuous innovations to your work.
  • Working for an organization that supports your professional development.
  • Joining an organization that values and models diversity, inclusion, and equity.