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Program Officer - Women's Voice and Leadership, Caribbean


Location: Ottawa, Canada

Organization: The MATCH International Women's Fund


The MATCH Fund is Canada’s first and only international women’s fund. We support grassroots women’s rights organizations to dismantle barriers, challenge perceptions and, ultimately, transform society. It is an exciting time to join the organization and play a significant role in our growth and development. The MATCH Fund is looking for a dedicated and proficient Program Officer to play a key role in the implementation of the Women’s Voice and Leadership (WVL) program in the Caribbean.

This is a Global Affairs Canada funded five-year initiative focused on supporting the organizational development, programs, advocacy and policy agendas of women’s rights organizations in the region. The MATCH Fund is partnering with the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice in this initiative. We are looking for an individual with proven experience and understanding of the policies, practices and requirements of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) who excels at meeting compliance expectations (both financial and programmatic), while committed to supporting innovative women’s rights strategies led by local organizations and movements in a systematically underfunded region.

Nature and Scope

Reporting to the Caribbean-based Program Director, the Program Officer is responsible for compliance and ensures effective financial and narrative reporting for the Women’s Voice and Leadership Initiative in the Caribbean. Based in Ottawa, this position has as strong understanding of Global Affairs Canada contractual obligations and Results Based Management requirements and supports the preparation of key program deliverables over the life of the initiative (Program Implementation Plan, Annual Work Plans, Budgets, Reports, etc).

Under the leadership and supervision of the Program Director in the Caribbean, the Program Officer also supports the implementation of key activities as well as data collection for monitoring and evaluation and communication needs with the support from the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist.

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We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be open until filled


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