Profiled KM Opportunity: Senior Knowledge Manager, MasterCard Foundation

We are working with Tessera Executive Search to find the right candidate for this exciting Knowledge Management opportunity in Toronto, Canada

About the MasterCard Foundation

The MasterCard Foundation is a global Foundation based in Toronto, Canada with nearly $10 billion in assets. Their programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. Then Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of MasterCard WorldWide when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from the company. Their policies, operations and funding decisions are made by their Board of Directors

The Foundation believes that every person has the potential to transform their lives and improve the lives of their families and communities. The Foundation collaborates with partners to advance sustainable and scalable solutions in financial inclusion and youth learning, focusing on countries that face high rates of poverty and growing numbers of out-of-school youth.

The Foundations’ research, evaluation and learning approach is guided by three main principles:

  • Listening deeply to clients and young people, elevating voices and perspectives to inform and influence their own knowledge systems and the programs and policies that affect them.
  • Exploring and utilizing a range of rigorous and innovative methods, using leading expertise and the highest ethical standards, to fill key knowledge gaps.
  • Engaging and collaborating with a range of partners and stakeholders to stimulate joint inquiry, analysis and reflection that lead to shared learning and collective action.

The Position

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Research, Evaluation and Learning (REL) and working closely with IT, Program, Communications and other teams, the Senior Manager, Knowledge Management will develop the vision and strategy for knowledge management. The incumbent will assume primary responsibility for driving improved knowledge management systems and associated learning processes for the Foundation. 

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