Senior Program Manager Monitoring, Data and Learning

Closing date

Employment Type: Contract, Full time

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Deadline for submission: October 25, 2021

Temporarily Remote

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s Program Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core program interventions including program development, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management, including setting annual operational planning, budgeting and review processes. The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada.

About you

You are someone who has proven experience in designing, implementing, and supervising monitoring, data collection and management and reporting for donor funded multi-country complex programs including development of performance metrics and frameworks to benchmark systems improvements and achievement of results. You have an MBA or master’s degree in public health, international development, social sciences, or other relevant discipline. You have seven (7) years of demonstrated experience monitoring and evaluating public health or nutrition programs.

About the role

In this role you will:

  • Guide and oversee the development, implementation, and periodic review of monitoring plans and support annual project planning and budget exercises to ensure monitoring and learning activities are resourced and implemented.
  • Provide strategic direction and technical leadership on data quality assurance strategies and ensure systems are in place, in collaboration with the GTS and regional monitoring and reporting teams, to ensure high quality data is generated.
  • Provide strategic direction and technical leadership for the strengthening of NI’s data management systems, policies, and protocols.
  • Oversee the development of annual and ad-hoc reports for Global Affairs Canada, ensuring high quality reports are submitted on time that integrate gender equality and are in compliance with donor contracts.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits, flexible work hours, work from home options and four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays). We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

This is a one-year contract position.

Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Canada (Permanent Residency, Current Work Permit, Citizenship, USMCA eligibility or other reciprocal trade agreement). We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description.

How to apply

Please click on Apply to submit your application.