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Canadian Project Manager

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Alinea International
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Application Deadline:  March 12, 2024

Position: Canadian Project Manager

Type of Employment: Full-time employee

Location: Canada based, Calgary (ideally) or Ottawa/Gatineau, hybrid work model

Reports to: Canadian Project Director

Remuneration: In line with market rates


Application Instructions:

  1. A cover letter is mandatory to be considered. Cover letters should effectively align your skills and experiences with the specific job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the position's description, demonstrating your aptitude and enthusiasm for the role, your daily fee and current availability.
  2. To apply for this position, email your cover letter and CV (Curriculum Vitae), following the important instructions below:
  3. Important, please mark the position name in the subject line, as it appears on the job posting.
  4. Important, please ensure your CV and cover letter include your name on the document file name before you email your application.
  5. Email your CV and cover letter to
  6. Only successful candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

At Alinea International, we value equity, diversity, and inclusivity in everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer opposed to all forms of discrimination. We actively seek and encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds recognizing that an inclusive workforce enriches our organization and achieves smarter, more innovative results.

Alinea is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Given the nature of our work, candidates will be subjected to due diligence checks and to enhanced background checks as appropriate.

About Alinea International

Alinea is an international development consultancy providing technical and management expertise that helps people improve their lives. We work with governments, investors, companies, and communities to create lasting change. Over 37 years, Alinea has successfully delivered more than 1000 projects worldwide.

About the project:

Enhancing Community Climate Options for Adaptation and Resilience in Mongolia (ECCO-FARM) is a five-year project will work with rural Mongolian communities to adopt Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), Agriculture Nature-based Solutions (AG-NBS) and biodiversity protection strategies supporting sustainable production, agricultural growth, food security and climate change adaptation (CCA). ECCO-FARM will contribute to an equitable, climate resilient and biodiverse food system that addresses the interplay between agriculture, ecosystems, and communities. Innovative practices will increase carbon sequestration and improve soil and water quality to enhance agricultural productivity and biodiversity leading to greater resiliency to climate change shocks. With new value chain approaches, men and women will capture greater product values and improve their incomes, contributing to poverty reduction and food security.


The Role

This position will combine project management and one technical area, with an approximate 50:50 split between management and technical functions.

The Project Manager will work with the Canadian Project Director to support:

  • Liaise with Global Affairs Canada.
  • Develop and implement overall strategy and direction.
  • Manage international consultants.
  • Liaise/coordinate with Mongolian field office.
  • Prepare annual workplans, budgets, reporting.
  • Provide oversight of the MEL program.
  • Undertake other management activities as required.


Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree and technical expertise in green finance/Payment for ecological services (PES), Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) including pasture management and/or value chain development, agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS)/Extension/action research;
  • Minimum of 7 years of leading complex, multi-year donor-funded projects in developing countries;
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing administrative and financial functions and ensuring quality delivery across the project;
  • Proven ability to engage with and build relationships with donors, partners, and stakeholders;
  • Experience delivering project documents such as implementation plans, annual work plans, budgets, operational procedures and manuals, and financial and narrative reports;
  • Familiarity with Global Affairs Canada and other key international donors;
  • Practical knowledge of results-based management (RBM) approach;
  • Experience managing a team of local staff and technical experts;
  • Experience in Mongolia is considered a strong asset;
  • Fluency in English or French is required.

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