Regional Program Advisor

Cuso International is international organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. We work with others to create opportunity by delivering resources and sharing the skills to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, improve the access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people and by harnessing the power of volunteerism to achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals. 

We have an immediate opening for a motivated international development professional who excels at project design and proposal writing. Reporting to the Head of Programs, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), the Regional Program Advisor works independently and coordinates the efforts of a cross-functional team to support the sustainability and growth of Cuso International’s programming initiatives in Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica and Peru. This includes program/project design, proposal writing/editing, partnership development, project management and cross-cultural communication. The role is based in Ottawa and will work closely with our Country Program Offices and with key departments at Cuso Headquarters in Ottawa. (We are currently working remotely.) 

You bring the following in return for a dynamic and mission driven employee experience: 

  • 5 years of experience in a relevant field and demonstrated experience working with Global Affairs Canada and other international development agencies 
  • A proven track record of program and project design for international development, including experience with results-based management frameworks  
  • Demonstrated experience drafting program development documents and editing content for various audiences, including for international development agencies 
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in gender equality and/or economic empowerment of vulnerable groups (e.g. women, youth and persons with disabilities) and/or refugee/migrant assistance and/or climate change and food security 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills in English and Spanish 
  • Experience with MEAL systems and frameworks 

Cuso International has connected with communities for nearly 60 years. Join our team and become a force for change! 

Comment postuler:

Please visit our careers page at for full details and to submit your application by 5:00 PM EST February 1, 2021 quoting RPA-202108 in the subject line.


janvier 26, 2021

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