Refugee 613 Manager, Stakeholder Relations

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Eastern Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 5:00pm
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Are you an experienced organizational strategist who knows how to develop stakeholder management frameworks in the non-profit sector? Have you led teams through change as they work to ensure governance and accountability? Do you know how to craft project plans with a laser focus, including regular, open and inclusive communications? Refugee 613 seeks a dynamic stakeholder engagement professional eager to use their skills to build a strong community.


OCISO supports immigrants through the journey of making Canada their home by providing creative and responsive programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate, by building community through mutual respect and partnerships, and by fostering healthy and inclusive spaces for open dialogue and healing.

About Refugee 613:

Refugee 613 is a project created by a grassroots network of citizens, settlement agencies, sponsorship groups and community partners. Our vision is of a welcoming world where everyone can thrive, and we work toward that as an agile and innovative communications hub that informs, connects and inspires people to welcome refugees and build strong communities. As an independent, non-partisan project, Refugee 613 is hosted by OCISO, which provides legal and administrative governance for Refugee 613 staff.

Position Summary:

Refugee 613 is undertaking Building Our Welcome, a review of its stakeholder and governance structures, to ensure effective and inclusive representation and full accountability. The Manager, Stakeholder Relations will lead the planning and implementation of Building Our Welcome, working in close collaboration with the Director, staff and consultant(s). This role will play a pivotal role in setting Refugee 613 up for a healthy, sustainable future.


  • Develop, implement and monitor project management plan
  • Design, execute and supervise stakeholder mapping process, including outreach, consultation, feedback and knowledge capture, in close collaboration with Refugee 613 team
  • Working with Director and key stakeholder groups, develop and implement review of Refugee 613 governance structure
  • Develop and maintain project communications plan, including regular presentations and reporting to stakeholder groups
  • Manage ongoing Refugee 613 stakeholder convening throughout
  • Manage relationships with project contractors and consultants
  • Support Director in related strategic planning and decision-making
  • Ensure ongoing communication with Refugee 613 and OCISO staff as needed
  • Contributes to a positive, inclusive workspace for Refugee 613 colleagues
  • Adheres to OCISO mission and values and related policies



  • Post-secondary qualifications in the social sciences, including communications or organizational management, or equivalent employment experience
  • Successful program management experience focused on driving results through careful execution of details
  • Experience working with community organizations, including non-profits, schools and volunteers
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and business units to achieve results
  • Excellent verbal and written knowledge of English
  • Strong mastery of standard office software and tools (Google suite, Microsoft Word suite, Asana project management software)
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work with a small, mission-driven team in a sensitive, respectful manner
  • Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task and work independently


  • Fluency in French
  • Experience in working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with vulnerabilities

Salary & Benefits: $54,600 – $58,200 annually.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and a resume to:

Halimah Shaw, H.R. Administrator


Fax: 613-288-2674

  • A cover letter, with the following file name: NAME_ManagerStakeholderRelations_CoverLetter
  • A resume with the following file name: NAME_ManagerStakeholderRelations_Resume

In your cover letter, please summarize exactly how you meet the specific Essential Qualifications listed above. Please do not summarize your work history in your cover letter.

OCISO encourage applications from qualified people of all backgrounds, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.

OCISO is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, OCISO will endeavor to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the H.R. Administrator upon scheduling your interview.

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be conducted.

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