Director of program

Location:     Remote (Preference given to Canadian candidates)

Job Type:    Full-Time Missionary work, flexible hours

Benefits:      Medical, Dental and Life Insurance (for Canadian Residents)

Travel:          4-6 weeks per year

 

Blend your career with your calling! OneBook connects missionaries who are passionate about bringing God’s Word to the people of the world in their own language with meaningful work in Canada.

 

OneBook is a Wycliffe Global Alliance partner organization that facilitates nationally-led and staffed Bible translation and literacy programs serving minority language communities across Africa and Asia. Working in partnership with local organizations, OneBook is transforming communities through language development, Bible translation, mother-tongue literacy initiatives, and life-changing community development programs.

 

Currently, OneBook is engaged in ongoing projects serving 40 language communities in seven countries across Africa and Asia. Since inception in 2009, our project teams have dedicated the New Testament (and one full Bible) in 50 minority languages. Our work is impacting more than 150 language communities and counting.

 

You Are: An organized, detail-oriented individual with a heart for mission and experience working internationally. You thrive as part of a dynamic management team, and understand the critical intersection between project needs and donor support.  

 

We Are: A small but mighty team of Canadian staff committed to the mission of OneBook and passionate about our work. We believe in teamwork, trust, respect, and that we are all servant leaders. OneBook offers remote and hybrid options, but we think you’ll love us so much you’ll look forward to collaborative days in the office!

 

Position Summary:

The Director of Program is responsible for the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of all OneBook programs in Africa and Asia and is a key member of the OneBook leadership team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the OneBook Program Strategy

  • Evaluate potential partners & programs

  • Develop and maintain program budget 

  • Oversee the development and management of Agency Agreements with Operating Partners, ensuring partners are meeting the requirements of those agreements

  • Supervise Partner Liaisons

  • Act as Partner Liaison for OneBook projects, ensuring project data is regularly provided

  • Monitor progress of all programs

  • Work with Communications and Development to ensure that project data is available to Marketing teams while maintaining accuracy and sensitivity.

 

For a fully detailed job description, please contact hr@onebook.ca


 

Key Qualifications: 

  • Previous international development experience and/or training

  • Ability to manage competing priorities, complex situations and tight deadlines

  • Experience in motivating, leading and managing staff

  • Ability and willingness to travel overseas 2-4 times a year

  • Have cross-cultural intelligence for successful relationships with partners

  • Strong interpersonal and relational skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly motivated, efficient and flexible individual; positive attitude, initiative, good judgment, ability to work independently with little supervision

  • Ability to multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously

  • Must be able to sign OneBook’s statement of faith

  • A heart for the ministry of Bible translation, literacy, and community development - you want to be a part of bringing God’s Word to the people of the world in their own language.

 

Nice-To-Have Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience working with Windows Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Google Drive, Zoom, etc

  • Experience working with Communications teams

  • Photography experience

If this exciting opportunity sounds right for you, please email hr@onebook.ca