Director, Programs

Position: Director, Programs

Employer: The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada

Location: Toronto

Deadline: July 8, 2022

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range:

Closing Date: July 8, 2022

Full Description

Brief Description:

The Director, Programs is responsible for carrying out the strategic direction of the Programs
Department, which consists of Africa Programs (AP), the Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots (R&S), and
Indigenous perspectives focused initiatives in Canada. The Director, Programs leads a dynamic team and
is accountable for the overall results of the Programs Department, ensuring they are aligned with the
Jane Goodall Institute’s strategic goals and priorities. The Director, Programs guides the Department
with a deep understanding of community-led conservation strategies, best practices in international
development, government relations, and reconciliation/decolonization issues in Canada. A critical role
of the position is overseeing the development of new programs, particularly with institutional funders,
building strategic relationships with key stakeholders, academic institutions, foundations, and
Indigenous partners across Canada and “Chimpscape” countries in Africa. This is a full-time position,
reporting to the CEO.

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