International Institute for Sustainable Development is hiring a
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Our work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. We shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD’s staff of more than 120 people, plus over 150 associates and consultants, come from across the globe and from many disciplines. Our work affects lives in nearly 100 countries.
The Project Manager will be responsible for managing multi-million-dollar grants from Global Affairs Canada to support national adaptation planning in developing countries, as well as complementary funds that other donors may contribute to the program.
The Project Manager will work as part of the Resilience Program and within the Secretariat of the National Adaptation Plan Global Network, one of IISD’s flagship initiatives, which is focused on accelerating adaptation planning and action in the Global South to reduce the vulnerability of ecosystems, economies, and people—particularly women and marginalized social groups—to the impacts of climate change.
Operations and Project Management
Donor Relations and Fundraising Activities
Communications and Outreach
IISD Policies and Practices
Other tasks and responsibilities, as assigned.
Applications will only be accepted through Bamboo HR. Please include the following:
Deadline for Receiving Applications: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the ideal candidate is identified.
Please only apply to one posting, as this role is posted to multiple cities.
Start Date: as soon as possible.
Location: Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Montreal
Candidates Must Hold Appropriate Work Authorization for Canada.
Only those candidates we wish to interview will be contacted. Resumes will be kept on file for 1 year.
IISD has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination policy that requires employees who are required or choose to be at an office or participate in in-person team events or in-person meetings/events to be fully vaccinated. Anyone unable to be fully vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or a disability that prevents them from being fully vaccinated can request a reasonable accommodation.
IISD is committed to fostering a more equitable and sustainable world and welcomes candidates who uphold our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, to correct the conditions of social injustice and disadvantage in employment around the world, we encourage candidates from historically marginalized groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply for this position. Preference will be given to the equity-deserving groups during the hiring process. We offer reasonable accommodations in our recruitment process and seek applicants’ advice on how best to accommodate their needs. Please self-identify and answer our employment equity questions on our applicant tracking system when you apply.