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Sr. Lead: Grants and Evaluation

Start-Date: As soon as possible
Term: Contract (to March 31st 2021), with possibility for extension.
Location: Remote work available with priority given in the following locations: Lindsay, Ontario; Curve Lake First Nation, Ontario; Iqaluit, Nunavut; Pangnirtung, Nunavut
Starting Salary: $57,500/year ($90,000/year in Iqaluit or Pangnirtung) – 37.5 hrs/week; benefits after 3 months and opportunity for growth.   $500/Month housing allowance available in Iqaluit or Pangnirtung.
Reports To: Chief Development Officer


Pinnguaq Association is seeking a Grants and Evaluation Manager to lead on the monitoring, evaluation and reporting on grants from foundations, corporations, and government funding sources. 

The Grants and Evaluation Coordinator collaborates with organization leadership and staff to handle evaluation, reporting, and stewardship efforts to sustain funding.   

The Grants and Evaluation Manager also plays a key role in identifying, gathering, analyzing, and reporting data that measures and tracks finances, demographics, outcomes, and success of Pinnguaq programs. Using these measurement tools, the Manager creates analytics that can be used for reporting to the board, funding sources, community partners, and others that share in the success of Pinnguaq outcomes. 


What Success Looks Like In This Job

  • Pinnguaq has a refined and developed Theory of Change that feeds into the evaluation process to facilitate the Pinnguaq Lifecycle. 
  • Pinnguaq has, and responds to, a strong evaluation methodology based on best practices and the needs of the communities we serve.
  • Silos between Operations, Finance and Development are non-existent to support a smooth reporting process between those delivering the product and those reporting on it. 
  • Pinnguaq provides timely and impactful reporting to funders in advance of due dates.  
  • Pinnguaq is making data driven decisions to best serve our community led initiatives. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate development of Logic Models, Theories of Change, and evaluation systems, in partnership with leadership, staff and evaluation consultants. 
  • Play an integral role in the development and utilization of a measurement database, using demographics, outcomes, and objectives to create a system that will track progress and facilitate reporting for individual programs and the organization as a whole. 
  • Establish, create, and perform data gathering, surveys, interviews, and analyses to report on demographics, outcomes, and other information critical to enhancing the success of our programs and dissemination of impactful grant reports.  
  • Support the leadership team to facilitate and maintain relationships with grantors. 

Qualifications

An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • 5-7 yrs experience in grants management; monitoring & evaluation; and government reporting and demonstrating significant success. 
  • Knowledge of best practices in educational and non-profit program evaluation. 
  • Masters Degree in a relevant field is an asset.

Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of the utilization of logic models to describe complex programs. 
  • Ability to engage with, listen to, and learn form a broad range of evaluation stakeholders, encouraging their meaningful participation. 
  • Ability to prepare and present evaluation results in a manner that increases the likelihood that they will be used and accepted by a diverse group of stakeholders. Exceptional writing skills. 
  • Ability to develop action plans and systems to facilitate and track implementation of evaluation findings and recommendations. 
  • Ability to lead and work in teams as part of an interdisciplinary portfolio that plans and conducts evaluations. 
  • Ability to organize and summarize information in a clear and concise manner. 
  • Must be passionate about STE(A)M  as an engine for social justice, and committed to serving rural and remote communities.

Pinnguaq Association is strongly committed to fostering diversity within the communities we serve. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, persons’ with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

 Pinnguaq Association is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process. 

Apply to: jobs@pinnguaq.com