The Program Development Manager will support the development of new and existing projects and programs. This may include reviewing procurement websites and other sources to identify new funding opportunities, tracking funding commitments, compiling and analyzing data, compiling bids and proposals, and researching and writing summary reports on a variety of topics. This may involve preparing work plans and project charters, and other project management documents. This position requires the successful candidate to be innovative and self-motivated with strong organizational skills and a background or interest in a wide variety of environmental topics. Some benefits of this position include gaining valuable project management experience, gaining exposure to a range of environmental programs, having flexible work hours, and gaining experience working in a team environment while raising the bar for project development for various programs with the Clean Foundation.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Work with various team members across the organization to improve and evolve existing programs as well as identify and create new opportunities that are consistent with Clean’s mission and values;
- Conduct research in order to provide support for new and existing projects;
- Maintain clear communication with project teams and internal and external stakeholders;
- Ensure proper delivery of the human resources and safety policies, procedures and practices of the organization;
- Ensure employee Performance Management aligns with the organizations objectives and competency expectations; and
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
- Completion of post-secondary education in Public Administration, Business Administration, Environmental Science or related field;
- Minimum of (5) years’ experience in program development or related role;
- Minimum of (5) years’ experience managing employees;
- A track record of bringing new projects, initiatives or programs from idea to funded implementation;
- Operational experience in some or all of Clean’s core areas of program design, delivery and research (energy efficiency, waste, water, education, climate change, and transportation) would be considered an asset;
- Understanding of the policy context in Canada relating to the economy and the environment;
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy;
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
- Experience developing and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders and partners;
- Strong research skills;
- Experience conducting research and drafting/compiling reports;
- Detail oriented and good quantitative abilities skills;
- Excellent time management and organization skills;
- Ability to work productively as part of a team;
- Proficiency with Outlook, Internet search engines and Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
- Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision;
- Must be able to provide a Driver’s Abstract from the Registry of Motor Vehicle;
- Must demonstrate a passion for the environment;
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
- Valid Canadian driver’s license;
- Completion of post-secondary education Masters of Business Administration, Public Administration or Community Development would be considered an asset;
- Professional designations including Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CEIT) or others that may be relevant are considered assets;
- Experience in a not-for-profit environment is considered an asset;
- Valid First Aid and/or WHMIS certification are considered assets.
If you are interested in this position please submit your cover letter and resume, merged into one document, via email to Mary Christopher firstname.lastname@example.org by May 10, 2017.
We appreciate all interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Clean is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels.
We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are underrepresented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume.