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Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Ottawa

1 year Maternity Leave Contract beginning November 2002

Founded in 1964, Planned Parenthood Ottawa (PPO) is a United Way agency offering education, counselling and referral services to assist and support people in making informed sexual and reproductive health choices. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the administration and management of the agency to deliver its services and programs. The Executive Director will demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills and a commitment to the values and principles of PPO.


* Manage daily operations, personnel and financial resources

* Provide leadership and vision in the implementation of the strategic plan

* Identify and implement fundraising opportunities

* Liaise with partners and funders and negotiating new relationships with private sector and community organizations


The ideal candidate will have

* post secondary degree or equivalent and 3 to 5 years relevant management/supervisory experience,

* experience working independently in a team environment with a volunteer Board of Directors,

* excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and French,

* demonstrated experience in financial management, budget and proposal preparation,

* strong knowledge of sexual and reproductive health issues and health promotion strategies,

* strong leadership and problem solving skills,

* experience in organizational capacity building, and

* a valid Ontario driver's license.

Salary: $38,000-$45,000 + benefits

Deadline: Please send your resum