Vice President - COL
Commonwealth of Learning (view profile)
|Location||Vancouver, Canada, Canada|
|Date Posted||May 11, 2012|
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Duration||3 years term (extendable)|
|Closing date for applications||June 15, 2012|
COL is seeking an eminent open and distance learning (ODL) / ICT for development professional for the post of Vice President. The Vice President will assist the President in the effective management of the organisation and be responsible for:
i) strategic planning and reporting to a range of stakeholders;
ii) conceptualising, directing and implementing COL’s programme according to the principles of results-based management;
iii) supervising COL’s CEMCA (www.cemca.org) office in New Delhi, India;
iv) overseeing COL’s fee-for-service activities; and
v) fund-raising and resource generation.
Applicants should have a minimum of 15 years of experience as per above requirements in senior management position(s) in international settings. This position is based in Vancouver, Canada and requires a readiness to travel internationally.
This three-year initial appointment is renewable for a further term(s) by mutual agreement.
The person must: be a Commonwealth country citizen, with ability to network across multilateral organisations and to work effectively with people from different cultural backgrounds; have the ability to exercise professional judgment, diplomacy and be able to work in a team, while representing COL’s interest internally and externally.
To Apply: A full job description is displayed on COL’s web site at www.col.org/opportunities. Interested applicants must provide a resume and cover letter highlighting their professional background. Applications must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Vice President - COL position, latest by June 15, 2012. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, those who have not been contacted by September 30, 2012, should consider that there will be no follow-up to their application.
Note: Please do not re-apply if you have already submitted your application.