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Gestion de projets

Senior Program Specialist CDD

IRC recrute un Senior Program Specialist
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.

Come join our team in the Global Health Program Division and help us build a more sustainable and inclusive world!

Our employment opportunity of the moment: Senior Program Specialist

Location: Dakar, Senegal (Hybrid Mode*)

Take a minute to see if your profile fits IDRC:

You have:

A Ph.D. relevant to global health with 8 years of relevant experience or a Master’ degree relevant to global health with 10 years of relevant experience.
Significant and relevant experience in research management, implementation, funding, or support in global health in low and middle-income countries.
Proficiency in French and English (reading, writing, and speaking).
Recent experience in driving research project initiatives within low-middle income countries, specifically within the African context.
An in-depth understanding of global health program and project development processes including direct experience with competitive calls for proposal.
An enhanced knowledge of West and Central Africa regional perspectives and actors central to on-going global health initiatives.
You are:

Aligned with the IDRC’s culture and value statements:  At IDRC we are respectful, intentional and accountable.
A professional who prides themselves on their ability to provide strong intellectual leadership to specialized research initiatives.
Competent and comfortable in the communication, negotiation and coordination of organizational initiatives and projects.
Qualified to establish, manage, and develop professional relationships and modes of funding for international development projects.
A high performing professional able to work under matrix management of thematic and geographic directors and team leaders.
You are interested in:

Managing a portfolio of projects with a large degree of independence and discretion in compliance with IDRC policies.
Utilizing previous knowledge and research to expand IDRC’s global footprint and positive impact within the global south.
Providing technical guidance to both internal staff, as well as external grantees through frequent collaboration.
Joining an organization that values and models diversity, inclusion, and equity.
Then we are interested in your profile!

At IDRC, we support your professional development.

Additional Information:

For more details on the primary duties and responsibilities, view Job Details.

* Hybrid Mode: Have the flexibility to work in hybrid mode (minimum 3 days out of 10 in the office).

This position requires occasional international travel.

As a result of this process, the Centre may establish a pool of pre-qualified candidates for future permanent and term opportunities requiring the same competencies in global health.

We appreciate your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The International Development Research Centre is committed to creating and fostering a respectful, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people’s lives we impact and the Canadian community we work within, where everyone can truly be themselves. We welcome Indigenous peoples and persons from all races, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, as well as persons with physical or mental disabilities to be part of our team.

We strive to ensure barrier-free selection processes. If you are contacted regarding a career opportunity, testing or interview, please advise the People and Corporate Culture Division representative of the accommodation measures that must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Étiqueté comme : gestion, gestion de projet, manager, programme, projet


  • date de publication:
  • Date d'expiration: 31 août 2023
  • Fermé:31 août 2023
  • Emplacement: Dakar, Sénégal
  • Titre d'emploi: Senior Program Specialist

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