Job posting: Program Manager, Knowledge Exchange at Canadian Association for Global Health


The Canadian Association for Global Health (CAGH) brings together a vibrant global health community working to create a healthier and more equitable world. CAGH is a member-based not-for-profit organization whose action on health equity and the social determinants of health in Canada and worldwide is rooted in collaborative research, learning, advocacy, policy and practice. CAGH is the outcome of the 2021 amalgamation of the Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) and the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) and builds on our more than 60 years of combined history, leadership and action. CAGH is governed by a Board of Directors, elected by the CAGH membership.

Programs of relevance to posting:

  • HIV-HCV Knowledge to Action
  • World AIDS Day and World Hepatitis Day
  • Canadian Women in Global Health (CWIGH)
  • Women in Global Health Canada (WGH Canada)
  • Canadian Conference on Global Health
  • SDG Policy Dialogues


Job Description

Position Title: Program Manager, Knowledge Exchange
Reporting To: Executive Director, CAGH
Location: Ottawa preferred
Level of Effort: Full time
Term: Program Manager, Knowledge Exchange
Salary Range: $62,000 – $72,000


Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management:
• Overall implementation of Knowledge Exchange programs in accordance with funding agreements
• Development and execution of annual work plans, budgets, and evaluation plans
• Create and/or maintain systems for tracking resources and performance
• Execute related administrative activities
• Produce and submit narrative and financial reports as required

• Develop briefing materials and synthesize diverse information
• Draft content for outreach, including web, social media and other promotional avenues
• Liaise and communicate effectively with CAGH staff, members, consultants, partners and internal and external stakeholders
• Coordinate and participate in promotional and outreach activities

• Build partnerships and work collaboratively with the non-profit and community organizations, academia, Federal and Provincial/Territorial Ministries of Health, private sector representatives, and public health professionals across Canada
• Participate and contribute to stakeholder engagement meetings, activities and working groups (i.e. Women in Global Health, UNAIDS PCB, World Hepatitis Alliance)
• Steward relationships and coordinate operations of relevant steering committees and working groups corresponding with gender equality, community engagement, and other elements of equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice

• Seek and apply for additional funding for sustainability and additional programming
• Participate in CAGH management responsibilities
• Recruit and supervise staff, interns and volunteers
• Other activities as required by ED



Graduate degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Management, Public Administration or a
related field

3 – 5 years of program management experience

Experience in government-funded project management, evaluation and reporting

Strong theoretical and practical background in knowledge translation and mobilization

Knowledge of:

  • Health equity, gender equality and principles of inclusive global health
  • The Canadian public health system, including key national and international stakeholders
  • Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI)

Experience coordinating events involving multiple priorities and stakeholders

Excellent written, oral and comprehension skills in English; fluency in French is an asset


Application Instructions

Deadline to apply is January 3, 2023. Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line, “CAGH Job Posting – Program Manager.”

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CAGH is committed to diversity and equity around the globe and in our workplace. All our work is led by the following core values: Respect; Integrity; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; and Excellence.

We welcome applications from: women, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to diversification and share our values. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us as soon as possible of any particular adaptive measures you might require.


Review job posting on CAGH site.