Associate Director – Programs

Position: Associate Director - Programs

Employer: Raising The Village

Location: Toronto

Deadline: April 18, 2024

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range:

Closing Date: April 18, 2024

Full Description

Brief Description:

We are Raising The Village (RTV) – an international development organization and a registered charity – on a mission to end ultra-poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Raising The Village is a fast-growing organization on an accelerated growth path. We have 200+ national staff in Uganda and a team of 10 in North America working together to lift communities out of ultra-poverty in last-mile villages. We operate at the intersection of direct implementation and advanced data analytics to inform progress, decision-making, and impact.

To date, we have supported more than 965,000 people through our innovative holistic approach and are on track to expand to reach one million people annually in the region by 2027. We have achieved this tremendous growth with the support of our incredible partners from all around the globe who believe in our model and impact. Find out more about our programs and impact at

As the Associate Director of Programs, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and advancing our organization’s strategic objectives. This leadership position requires a
deep understanding of economic theories related to poverty alleviation, robust skills in monitoring and evaluation, and a proven track record in project management in the
development sector.

You will support the Programs team in building a scalable infrastructure for successful program development, implementation, replication and expansion, and provide ongoing program planning & management support to the National Programs Team while developing frameworks, tools, and materials to ensure the success of our program operations. The person in this role will foster strong relationships with the National team ensuring quality implementation of projects, reporting the status and progress of programs to the senior leadership team, and working in close collaboration in a cross-functional and global setting.

Your responsibilities will also include spearheading the development and dissemination of advanced program knowledge across the organization, translating complex data and theories into actionable insights for a diverse range of stakeholders. This role would require wearing multiple hats and switching gears between strategic planning, team coaching, and hands-on project management. You are someone with an innate sense of curiosity and a passion for understanding complex socio-economic issues, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced and multifaceted role.

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