Program Management Officer - Tenders Global

Program Management Officer

International Development Research Centre




IDRC is home to people who share a passion for international development research. We look for employees who believe that knowledge and innovation can help solve the world’s most critical challenges.

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You have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or relevant social science discipline such as international development, development studies, political science, international relations or political economy.
  • Proficiency in English and French (reading writing and speaking).
  • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience working on projects, monitoring, compiling and synthesizing research results; communicating research for wide audience and policy audience using social media and web tools; preparing reports on technical results and briefing notes as well as minute taking.
  • Experience building and maintaining partnerships with grantees and funding partners; monitoring initiative-level budget and results based on project financials; coordinating in-person and video conferences and meetings.
  • Experience using data analysis software and managing a database website is an asset and working in a developing region in particular Senegal is an asset.
  • An in-depth understanding of adolescent health and the interactions between reproductive health and gender-based violence.
  • An enhanced knowledge of grants technical and financial information management.

You are:

  • A skilled communicator with great interpersonal skills with awareness of and sensitivity to individual, gender, and cultural differences.
  • A team player, competent in planning, organizing, coordinating. 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Able to make sound judgement and take initiative.

You are interested in:

  • Playing a key role in initiative coordination and administration, information management, monitoring and evaluation, communications, including synthesis and dissemination of research results.
  • Performing research-related tasks (e.g., library and web research, analysis and synthesis of documents, writing and editing) and to use a wide range of research methods (e.g., quantitative and qualitative data collection analysis). 
  • Drafting summary reports, synthesis of documents including knowledge products, web writing and copy editing.  
  • Liaising with key internal and external stakeholders and developing the network.
  • Joining an organization that values and models diversity, inclusion, and equity.





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