Senior Program Officer

  • Contract
  • Ottawa Canada
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

International Development Research Centre

There are those who dream of living in a better world, and there are those who apply to IDRC!

Are you ready to work in a dynamic and collaborative team? If you see yourself as a future Senior Program Officer, this may be of interest to you.

10 good reasons to apply to the Centre:

  • Contribute to our mission: Building a more sustainable and inclusive world.
  • Work for an organization that values and models diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Nurture enriching relationships with diverse and experienced stakeholders.
  • Have the chance to bring continuous innovations to your work.
  • Contribute to the reduction of antimicrobial resistance within the animal health sector.
  • Contribute to the on-going improvement of research uptake as it relates to livestock innovations within LMICs.
  • Support critical research issues in the areas covered by the CRFS program and assisting in the further elaboration of current research strategies.
  • Work for an organization that supports your professional development.
  • Have the flexibility to work in hybrid mode (3 days out of 10 in the office.)
  • Enjoy a long list of employee benefits.

And more: be part of a pre-qualified pool of candidates, eligible to be considered for future employment opportunities that matches you profile in case you are not selected for the current role.

Only 5 requirements for the chance to be selected:

  • A Ph.D. and a record of publication in an area of applied research related to animal health OR a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline and significant work experience and publications.
  • English and French intermediate reading, writing, and speaking skills.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience working in research related to the development of innovative solutions for livestock.
  • An in-depth understanding of innovation, product development and alternative to antibiotics technologies.
  • An enhanced knowledge of commercialization of vaccines or other livestock innovation within LMIC’s.

Do the math, you would probably win!

Together we can accomplish great things, so let us start now!

Last chance to apply: September 21st, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST

How to apply

Please apply online

Closing date: 9/21/2022