Full-Time
Vancouver/Ottawa, Remote 
Reports to Chief Executive Officer 

ABOUT THE ROLE 

This role is a full-time position, that is based remotely within Canada, though office space is available in Vancouver or Victoria, BC. Compensation is dependent upon experience but will fall in the range of $70,000 -$80,000 and includes a comprehensive employment benefits package. 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Project Manager oversees the management and execution of the development work for Indigenous Outcomes Finance initiatives for the Foundation. Currently, and predominantly, this is the Indigenous Solutions Lab process which is deployed to build a Community Driven Outcomes Contract (CDOC) around Type 2 Diabetes. Labs are co-creative processes to design social finance tools that can help solve intractable problems (e.g., high rates of diabetes in Indigenous communities, energy sovereignty). The Project Manager oversees the larger process and contributes to the strategic direction of the Labs, as well as executing day-to-day functions. 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following;

  • Liaising with key stakeholders, including community representatives, government representatives, health care professionals, and partner organizations.
  • Project planning and strategic planning around outcomes financing initiatives.
  • Assisting with and coordinating the development of the Community Driven Outcomes Contract for Diabetes Reduction, including coordinating and leading Working Groups, compiling community information to draft programs, and collaborating with team members to develop the suite of interventions and their costing model.
  • Assisting with follow-on work for the indigenous clean energy CDOC currently in place.
  • Coordinating in-person and virtual Lab sessions, including scheduling, invitations, flights, accommodations, venue, catering, agenda creation, and developing presentation materials.
  • Ensuring all project activities are within project budget.
  • Drafting proposals for external funding/overseeing the grant-writing process.
  • Gathering research and information to create budgets, briefing notes, and other relevant materials that support the design of Outcomes finance initiatives
  • Supervising external contractors, such as grant-writers, advisors, and subject matter experts. 

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES WE ARE SEEKING 

  • Demonstrated desire to support the well-being of Indigenous Peoples  
  • Ability to build relationships and maintain trust 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; highly motivated self-starter 
  • Strong analytical and research skills 
  • A high degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in a relevant field. 
  • Ongoing training in Indigenous cultures, traditions, and issues is required.
  • Project management certification (e.g., Project Management Professional) is an asset.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working with multiple stakeholders in a related field (health, finance, economics, social services, etc…).
  • Minimum 2 years’ demonstrated experience working with Indigenous communities/organizations.
  • Existing knowledge about issues affecting Indigenous Peoples in Canada, such as health, food insecurity and the social determinants of health, is a strong asset.
  • Basic background knowledge and understanding about diabetes as a condition and its drivers.
  • Ability to create and interpret spreadsheets for the creation of project budget(s) and social finance instrument-related costing.
  • Knowledge about social finance an asset 

 

HOW TO APPLY 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, attention Jeff Cyr, CEO, Raven Indigenous Impact Foundation to: info@riif.ca no later than September 20, 2021. Indigenous candidates will be given preference. s16(1) CHRA.