Program & Research Manager – Grizzly Bear Foundation – Vancouver, BC

Duties and Responsibilities:
Programs
Support the Executive Director in developing strategic long-term program goals, plans, and budgets. Provide input on program strategy in accordance to the Foundation’s mission and vision. Work alongside Executive Director to develop new partnerships that further organizational work.
Provide leadership in education, research, and conservation programs, including development and management of all GBF projects. Develop and implement project design, timelines, task lists, supporting resources, staff, contractors and/or partners, divisions of duties, reporting, and evaluation.
Manage the quality and success of program operations through engagement and management of relationships with role-specific staff, volunteers (with training from time to time), and project partners.
Work within budgets and critical paths in accordance with organizational financial procedures and systems. Monitor program budgets and oversee grant and contract compliances.
Work closely with partners and advisors (including our Research Advisory Committee) to ensure initiatives deliver practical and effective outcomes that advance grizzly bear conservation.
Craft and share stories about GBF’s programming, projects, and more, translating technical and scientific information for public audiences, via social media, newsletter, and website.
Provide a mix of research, report design, and writing to support project objectives.
Support the Development Manager with research and writing to support grant applications and donor impact reports.
Assist with high-level planning of GBF operational activities, fundraising, and events.
Timing, commitment, and location: This position may be a full or part-time role depending on the candidate and experience. Work to be completed at the GBF office in Vancouver, with some flexibility to work from home. Some evenings and weekends may be required, with advance notice. It includes three weeks vacation, with one additional week taken between Christmas and New Years.
Salary: Range $60,000-$70,000 per year depending on the candidate and experience, plus extended benefits and a cell phone allowance.

Application
This is an open application process until the right candidate is found. Please submit the following in PDF format :
A cover letter telling us the story of your experience and why you would be a good fit for this position detailing your knowledge, skills and abilities.
Your resume/CV.
References will be required following interviews. Please send your application to info@grizzlybearfoundation.com , subject: “Application Program & Research Manager”

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