ERDO - Director of International Programs

Mississauga Ontario, Canada

Dec 20, 2019    Permanent


Job Description

As a member of ERDO’s Lead team, the Director of International Programs will: • Develop & implement the international program strategy, in conjunction with the CEO • Identify and advocate for projects and programs in keeping with ERDO’s vision • Develop, implement, monitor project budgets • Manage, lead and develop International Program team • Monitor projects according to organizational policy, established Agency Agreements and internationally accepted standards of care • Establish program best practices and facilitate communities of practice as determined • Develop partnerships with national churches, governmental and non-governmental organizations in consultation with ERDO’s CEO • Liaise and partner with PAOC’s International Missions, PAOC Regional Directors and Global Workers • Cultivate working relationships within the Canadian Foodgrains Bank network of church agencies • Contribute to annual planning and creation of an annual Business Plan and budget • Collaborate with the CEO and other members of ERDO’s Lead team to assist in the strategic vision and plan in all areas that intersect with on field initiatives • Develop effective reporting tools regarding international program initiatives; keep the CEO and Director of Resource Development informed of progress across program platform • Advise on the deployment of ERDO personnel and volunteers internationally • Ensure logistics for crisis response • Be willing and capable of both National and International travel, as necessary

Required Skills

• Mature Christian character, able to uphold ERDO’s Christian values and standards of conduct • Proven field leadership with 10 years of progressively senior experience, preferably in an NGO and/or National Church Fellowship • Experience in global programming that have made a positive impact and required partnerships with agencies, particularly in relief and development, is necessary • Well-developed theology and philosophy of ministry to the poor and transformational community development • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written • Strong interpersonal skills • Ability to effectively manage and direct ERDO’s program team • Demonstrated initiative, self-leadership and an ability to set and meet deadlines • Significant experience in working with church communities and church leadership • Talent for establishing and maintaining positive, professional relationships with supporters and donors • A citizen or permanent resident of Canada or the ability to legally work in Canada.

Education Required

Master’s degree preferred in an applicable discipline

Experience Required

The ideal candidate will subscribe to the lifestyle, values and faith statements of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, and will commit to upholding said values, in both their personal and professional activities.


David Adcock

Mississauga Ontario
L5N 5Z6

Ministry Type

International Office