Job Posting – Bilingual Senior Project Officer

February 24, 2020

Parliamentary Centre requires a bilingual, experienced, knowledgeable, motivated and career-minded Senior project officer. The Project Officer shall act as the primary point-person responsible for the planning, execution, and delivery of Parliamentary Centre projects on time, within budget, and according to specifications. This position is based in Ottawa. To achieve these important goals, the Project Officer must define project requirements and scope, acquire project resources, and supervise the efforts of project team members. Efficient delivery of project deliverables, effective quality control, clear communication of expectations to stakeholders, and upward reporting to senior management are critical responsibilities of a Project Officer.

Qualification and Experience

  • A University degree from a recognized university in a discipline related to political science such as international relations, international development, political economy, or related subject. Program Management certification is considered an asset;
  • Bilingual;
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in project management;
  • Strong knowledge of financial management and internal controls;
  • Knowledge and experience of parliamentary systems and legislative institutions as well as a good understanding of development issues related to democratic governance is an asset.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required

  • Strong knowledge of Results-Based Management (RBM) and the project management cycle, tools and best practices;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French including report writing, proposal writing and publication/presentation of results;
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team environment;
  • Ability to work under pressure with limited resource, perform multiple task albeit under related project activities and willing to travel at short notice.

Parliamentary Centre offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Qualified applicants should contact Parliamentary Centre at:

Deadline for application: March 6th 2020

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