Closing Date : 2020-02-29
Duty Station : Montreal, Canada
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Organization: War Child Canada
Country: Canada
Closing date: 29 Feb 2020

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War Child Canada Headquarters, Toronto

Reports to

Senior Manager, Program Quality, Accountability, and Learning - International Development Department


War Child Canada is a registered Canadian charity based in Toronto that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. War Child Canada has over 20 years of experience working in communities in conflict and post-conflict zones. All work is implemented in direct partnership with local communities, local NGOs and other stakeholders using a child-centered approach. War Child Canada currently works in Afghanistan, Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Iraq and Jordan.

Position summary

The Knowledge and Learning Coordinator will support the International Development team in the assessment and knowledge sharing of various programmatic initiatives.

The Coordinator will support on project design and proposal writing through knowledge sharing and management as well as supporting Gender, Disability, and Inclusion sensitive approaches to project design, monitoring and evaluation. The position will also research opportunities and assist in building an understanding of the impact of programming on the lives of girls and women. The position will support the department to strengthen the organization s approach to overall learning.



Work with the International Development team to develop and implement Program Quality, Accountability, and Learning plans for War Child Canada s projects, providing technical insight & development on quantitative and qualitative tools, indicator design, logical frameworks, Means of Verification, and M&E plans

Supporting on organizational indicator data collection and compilation for impact and annual reporting

Provide support on project reporting including verifying progress data, output numbers

Help support the implementation of community feedback mechanisms including the integration of the Child Safeguarding policy and Gender, Disability, and Inclusion-sensitive approaches to accountability and monitoring.

Support the development of organizational templates, program guidance documents and protocols as needed to support data collection, compilation, processing, analyzing, and reporting.

Help facilitate cross-departmental sharing and learning of programming activities

Support War Child Canada staff and partners in improving learning and knowledge sharing mechanisms

Assist in the preparation of funding proposals and help to build capacity in conducting research

Support the Senior PQAL Manager on external working group initiatives to build organizational contributions to technical sectors


Knowledge and Skills

Post-secondary degree in International Development, Social Sciences, International Relations, Economics or related subject. A post-graduate degree in statistics or research related field an asset.

3+ years of experience in an analytical or evaluative role.

Understanding of Gender, Disability, and Inclusion-sensitive programming and how to integrate it into assessments, evaluations, monitoring, and research projects.

Strong knowledge of Excel. Experience with SPSS or other statistical packages an asset.

Experience with conducting and/or analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, including different sampling methodologies.

Experience on indicator development, proposal writing, logframes, and M&E plans an asset (GAC, USAID, etc.)

Ability to present data and analysis to a wide variety of audiences.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.

Database design experience an asset.

Experience with Open Data Kit, Kobo Toolbox, and/or other mobile data collection solutions an asset.

Travel Required

Occasional field travel may be required

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to send a curriculum vitae and an accompanying cover letter electronically to:


Please ensure your application email has the subject heading of Knowledge and Learning Coordinator [insert your name]

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified. No phone calls please. War Child Canada is an equal opportunity employer.

War Child Canada is committed to providing a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Final candidates will be vetted in accordance with War Child Canada s Child Safeguarding Policy, including appropriate reference and security checks.

War Child Canada is committed to providing an accessible workplace. For individuals with disabilities, accommodation is available upon request. Should you require accommodation at any stage of the selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.

Candidates should be legally eligible to work in Canada. War Child Canada will not provide any relocation support. For more information about War Child Canada, please visit


The position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

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