Position: Director of Programs
Organization: Artisanal Gold Council
Location: Victoria BC
ABOUT THE ARTISANAL GOLD COUNCIL
The Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) is a not-for-profit organization based in Victoria, Canada. The AGC is dedicated to improving the opportunities, environment, and health of the millions of people involved in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in the developing world. Led by a multidisciplinary team of experts, the AGC is one of the few agencies in the world that has the sustainable development of the ASGM sector as its core mission.
Established in 2007, the AGC is known for innovation. We develop practical solutions to the challenges of the sector based on our deep field experience in artisanal and small-scale mining communities around the world. The AGC employs an integrated approach to our programs focused on improved practices, governance, health, the environment, gender, markets and livelihoods, and sharing knowledge.
The AGC is a fast-growing organization that is currently implementing projects in over a dozen countries around the world. For more, visit: http://www.artisanalgold.org
Working closely with the Executive Director, the Director of Finance, senior staff, and the Board of Directors, the Director of Programs (DoP) will be a key member of the senior management team. They will occupy a leadership role in the organization and as such will collaborate on overall strategic planning, implementation and oversight of short and long-term program strategies, and develop and monitor program operating plans. The DoP will ensure all operational plans are aligned with the Artisanal Gold Council’s overall mission, objectives, strategies and brand enhancement. They will oversee the work of staff members and volunteers and ensure strong mechanisms for communication and coordination between them are in place to achieve success. The position reports directly to the Executive Director. Along with graduate level education and at least five years of related senior operational sector experience, The DoP will possess proven strengths in developing, training and leading staff and management. They will possess superior communication skills and will be a key participant in strengthening AGC's networking activities and outreach.
This is an outstanding and challenging opportunity for someone who is passionate about organization building, international development outcomes and achievement of results.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Organizational Leadership, Development, and Operations
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES
The successful candidate will:
Note that the successful candidate would be eligible for participation in benefit options offered to AGC employees, following a probationary period.
Expressions of interest in the position should be submitted in English and accompanied by a CV, cover letter and salary expectations. We ask that applications are submitted before August 24, 2018 however the position will remain open until a candidate is selected. Applications should be directed to careers[at]artisanalgold.org with attn: to Kevin Telmer, Executive Director.
Thank you for your interest, applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Please know that only those selected for interviews will be contacted. If your skills do not suit this position, but you believe you would be a great asset to the Artisanal Gold Council, we would like to hear from you. Send a letter of interest and CV to careers[at]artisanalgold.org
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GoodWork ID: 46524 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Aug 9 2018