Posted On: 2018-07-10
Closing On: 2018-08-08
Location: Ottawa
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Management

Job Description

CARE is one of the world’s largest and most respected humanitarian and development organizations. With a focus on women and girls, CARE reaches millions of people in more than 90 countries around the world. CARE helps strengthen communities through an array of programs that work to create lasting solutions to the root causes of poverty. Non-political and non-sectarian, CARE’s staff is comprised of over 9000 individuals from across the world.  More than 90 percent of CARE’s employees are citizens of the countries CARE serves. CARE is made up of professionals in many fields including health, agriculture, education, finance, engineering, business, and public policy. CARE’s staff are dedicated and focused on one mission: to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice.

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President, Partnerships for Global Change (VP, PGC), is responsible for overseeing partnerships, innovation and program design in support of CARE Canada’s mission and strategy, the future-oriented strategic direction of CARE, and all direct mobilization of financial resources, including the mobilization of traditional program funding through the Canadian government and multilaterals, private donor fundraising and private sector engagement, and the development of strategic partnerships aimed at transformational change and multiplying impact. Overseeing a large staff team, the VP, PGC is also a key leader of CARE Canada’s senior leadership team, where critical analysis and collaborative problem-solving skills are the norm. The VP, PGC works closely with CARE Canada’s Board of Directors as well as other CARE International members and acts as CARE Canada’s representative to external organizations and the donor public. The PGC unit supports CARE Canada to be at the leading edge of innovation, regularly tracking the evolving nature of INGOs and the critical and changing role that they will continue to play in fighting global poverty and injustice. 

As the ideal candidate, you are a senior leader with national fundraising, partnerships and business development experience. Your extensive leadership experience includes managing teams located both onsite and remotely across Canada, and providing mentoring, coaching and training opportunities. You understand the vital role excellent program design and monitoring and evaluation has in international development work and have strong relationships with Global Affairs Canada and other institutional funders including the UN. As a strategic partner, you will continue to foster, champion and grow CARE’s collaborative role with other humanitarian and development NGOs. You are a skilled relationship builder, with varying constituents including donors, Board Members, partners and stakeholders, and have the ability to influence, negotiate and collaborate. You must have a strong sense of integrity and a commitment to humanitarian causes.

To explore this key leadership position at CARE Canada further, please contact Jane Griffith at or Kristen Manning at or submit your resume and related information in confidence online at

CARE Canada is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and CARE Canada throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.