Director of Programs and Partnerships

Position: Director of Programs and Partnerships

Employer: The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF)

Location: Toronto

Deadline: February 24, 2023

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range: 95,000-98,000

Closing Date: February 24, 2023

Full Description

Brief Description:

Recruitment: Director of Programs and Partnerships

The vision of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is for a truly just, healthy and peaceful world. PWRDF is recruiting for a full time Director of Partnerships and Programs, to begin in May / June of 2023. This role requires regular time spent at our Toronto office. Some remote work can also be considered.

We are searching for a candidate who will bring leadership, experience and a demonstrated appreciation for diversity and inclusion in PWRDF’s many partnerships and programs around the world, including in Canada.

Within our vision, the Director of Programs and Partnerships provides leadership to a dedicated team working with partners, globally and domestically, to promote learning, build collaboration and deliver results to further PWRDF’s Strategic and Annual Plans.

The Director of Programs and Partnerships, reporting to the Executive Director, promotes and thrives in a diverse and rights-based organization. The Director values and contributes to a safe, respectful and equitable workplace.

The Director values the historical legacy that PWRDF enjoys with the Anglican Church of Canada and draws on this legacy to strive for a fairer and more sustainable and inclusive world.

The starting salary for this role is $95,000-$98,000 plus pension and benefits. Additionally, PWRDF offers flexible work hours, four weeks paid vacation annually, opportunities for professional development, and sabbaticals for this role.

A full position description can be found at:

Significant competencies and requirements for this position include the following:

1. Minimum ten years of leadership experience in international development programming and five years of cross-cultural lived experience
2. Knowledge and analysis of global development, humanitarian principles and the sustainable development goals
3. University degree or its equivalent, preferably in international development
4. Personnel management in a unionized environment, conflict resolution, team building skills and an overall ability to inspire, mentor and delegate
5. Demonstrates a strong commitment to gender equity, social justice and a strong understanding of intersectionality
6. Excellent financial stewardship, budgeting, reporting and variance analysis
7. Strong and proven business development skills, including leading on grant proposal writing
8. Capacity to respond appropriately to complexity, conflict, and diverse cultures
9. Ability to receive and provide constructive and supportive feedback and respond quickly and productively to changes in the environment or priorities
10. English-language fluency, strong written and spoken French. Additional languages, such as Spanish and Portuguese, are strong assets
11. Familiarity with Anglican Church of Canada program and ethos. Theological understanding of mission, partnership and development. Commitment to ecumenism and transformative justice
12. Ability to travel internationally and within Canada
13. Strong written and oral communication skills and strong representation skills with donors and partners
14. Depth of organizational and administrative skills, including time-management and meeting reporting timelines

Interested applicants should submit a resume accompanied by a letter which details their experience, the reason for their interest, and a statement giving PWRDF permission to conduct pre-employment screening to verify both academic and professional qualifications, including but not limited to reference checks. Successful applicants must be legally able to work in Canada and be willing to undertake a Police Information Check or Vulnerable Sector Check as applicable.

Applications should be submitted by email to by 5 pm Eastern Time on Friday February 24, 2023.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted for interviews during the month of March.

PWRDF has zero tolerance for and seeks to prevent sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH). PWRDF is committed to keeping the prevention of and response to SEAH at the centre of all its work.

All staff, volunteers, and board members are required to comply with PWRDF’s Code of Conduct, PSEAH, Conflict of Interest and other applicable policies and procedures.

We value a diverse team across the organization. Applications are strongly encouraged from all qualified individuals regardless of disability, culture, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, or religion. PWRDF seeks to fully integrate the principles of Employment Equity and Anti-Racism and will ensure the full participation and advancement of members of historically disadvantaged groups. PWRDF will achieve this by ensuring that its hiring processes are fair and equitable for all persons.

PWRDF is an inclusive employer and strives to ensure that its hiring processes meet the needs of all persons with disabilities. As such, PWRDF will provide accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code for any applicant as requested during the hiring process. If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact

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