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CLWR provides Canadians with opportunities to serve in the field of international development and relief. Thank you for your interest in working with us.

 

Current Job Openings:

Director of Operations, CLWR

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Operations, will be responsible for leading the day-to-day and ongoing internal operations of the organization, focusing on delivering results on a day-to-day basis through supportive and effective management and leadership.

The Director of Operations is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and must be an experienced and effective service-oriented manager with excellent people skills, strong financial and administrative skills and values that are aligned with those of Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and implement strategies, policies, operational plans and procedures that supportCLWR’s day-to-day performance

  • Act as internal manager of the organization, providing day-to-day presence and coordination

  • Lead and direct the finance, human resources, and administration teams

  • Have indirect oversight of the day-to-day functional management of community-oriented services

  • Lead CLWR’s efforts to ensure that it is meeting itsduty of care (health, safety, security, and well-being) for staff, volunteers and consultants travelling internationally on behalf of the organization

  • Be in a close working relationship with the Executive Director and with the leadership team; and support the Executive Director in governance and compliance related issues

  • Support CLWR’s Executive Director in ways that enable and facilitate his/her role to be outward, strategy and stakeholder - as well as partnership and future - focused

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Senior-level experience at a Director level or relevant role

  • Deep understanding of business functions such as finance, administration, and human resources

  • University degree in business administration or related field, MBA or Master’s levelpreferred

  • A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation

  • Demonstrable competency in overseeing planning cycles and execution

  • Experience in financial project budgeting and management and financial reporting, preferably in a cause-related, not-for-profit or charity context

  • Working knowledge of IT/business infrastructure, digital and technology systems that support and enable organizational goals

  • Creative problem-solving skills

 

If you would like more information about this opportunity or about Canadian Lutheran World Relief, please visit http://bit.ly/CLWR-DO or contact Lisa Cefali, Partner, Executive Search, and Strategic Development, Legacy Bowes Group at (204) 934-8833.
If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as Director of Operations, please submit your resume in confidence to Lisa.Cefali@legacybowes.com quoting position #183233.