Program Manager

<strong>Angola is a country that has experienced many years of civil war and standards of living are very low. For over 25 years MAF has been providing emergency medevac services and enabling health-care professionals to reach some of the most isolated communities in this country. MAF are now looking for a Program Manager to continue heading up this invaluable work.</strong>


Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada

Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada (MAF), a Christian nonprofit organization founded in 1945, is seeking people who share our passion for seeing the Great Commission carried out near and far. MAF operates globally, but its Canadian headquarters are located in Guelph, Ontario. As a part of this organization, this position is a vital part in bringing the Gospel, healthcare, education, disaster relief, food and clean water to isolated people in developing countries.

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Career (+ 4 years)

Overview: To plan, direct, facilitate, and coordinate MAF Canada operations in Angola to achieve <br />maximum ministry impact and the highest possible standard of services in a cost-effective manner.
Responsibilities: 1.Program management 50%<br /> <ul> <li>Ensures that MAFC&rsquo;s activities in Angola have the greatest impact in places of greatest need.</li> <li>As the Angola accountable manager, ensures all activities are resourced and carried out to the required standard.</li> <li>Ensures positive working relationships with users, missions, agencies and churches served by MAFC</li> </ul> 2. Staff management 30%<br /> <ul> <li>Creates and maintains a motivational staff environment that facilitates effective performance.</li> <li>Ensures that staff personal welfare needs are addressed</li> </ul> 3. Budget and Financial Administration 15%<br /> <ul> <li>Provides good financial and business leadership</li> </ul> 4. Spiritual Leadership 5%<br /> <ul> <li>Sets Christian standards in the working environment and leads by example</li> </ul> 5. Miscellaneous Duties:<br /> <ul> <li>Performs other related duties, as assigned by the MAFC SLT</li> </ul>
Requirements: EDUCATION &amp; EXPERIENCE<br /> <ul> <li>Bachelors degree from an accredited university or equivalent combination of education and experience</li> <li>Team management experience and/or project management experience involving working with others</li> <li>Personal experience working in a developing country</li> <li>Experience working in aviation or related field; MAF field experience preferable</li> <li>On-the-job-training will be provided for approximately 1 year</li> </ul> KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES <br /> <ul> <li>Independent thinking and flexibility balanced with a team management orientation</li> <li>Excellent organizational skills: ability to establish workload priorities and follow them through to completion</li> <li>Effective written and verbal communication skills and knowledge of the Portuguese language</li> <li>Solid aptitude and skills in numerical, abstract, and conceptual reasoning</li> <li>Pro-active, resourceful, results oriented with a service priority</li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills, detailed understanding of the cross-cultural context, tact, and diplomacy in all interactions with people</li> </ul>