Head of Corporate Services     

Position: Head of Corporate Services     

Employer: Farm Radio International

Location: Ottawa

Deadline: March 17, 2019

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range:

Closing Date: March 17, 2019

Full Description

Brief Description:

Position title:   Head of Corporate Services                                 

Position location:   Ottawa

Reports to:    Executive Director (Ottawa)

Application deadline:  Sunday March 17, 2019      


Nature and Scope of Role:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Head of Corporate Services is a new position opening at Farm Radio International (FRI). We are seeking a highly organized and collaborative individual who will work closely with the Executive Director and other colleagues to shape the function of this senior leadership position in all its aspects. Based in Ottawa, the Director will maintain regular communication and coordination with colleagues in Canada and overseas, and will be willing to travel overseas as needed.

The Head of Corporate Services has overall responsibility for the development and management of: finances, human resources, risk management, information management and other corporate services.


The Head of Corporate Services directly supervises the Finance Manager in Canada, the Director of Field Operations based in Africa, and the Administration and Finance Officer in Canada.


We seek candidates who are exceptionally strong in financial and organizational management in the not-for-profit sector, particularly in the areas of finance, human resources, planning, risk management, information management and other corporate services.

FRI works from the offices of World University Service of Canada (WUSC), located in Ottawa. WUSC provides FRI with office, corporate finance, HR, and MIS services under the terms of a corporate services contract

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