Position: Program Manager
Organization: Park People
Work location: We will consider candidates based in Montreal, Vancouver or Toronto, and are open to a blend of remote and in-person days in a typical work week.
In this role, you will join Park People’s management team to spearhead an ambitious new national program stream, working with partners to realize the potential of large urban green spaces to contribute to climate change adaptation and bolster the environmental and social resilience of Canada’s big cities.
If you love:
Then join us and make your mark in shaping an organization at the forefront of city building in Canada.
This permanent position's role will evolve over time. The first six months (Jan to June 2021) will be focused on launching a major, multi-city project with on-the-ground partners in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal to bring nature-based solutions to climate change to three large urban parks. This is a new project with potential for growth and expansion within the three cities and to other parts of the country. Once the project is up and running, your focus will shift to include supervising and coaching a team of staff delivering a broader portfolio of projects in Toronto and across Canada.
Behind the scenes, you will share the responsibility of broadening the programming funding base to ensure that our core work as well as new projects are sustainable over time. We can offer you a rewarding and fun place to work, and a chance to shape the future of urban parks and green spaces at a moment in time where they have never been more critical to Canadians.
We are looking for a collaborative leader with strong strategic acumen who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. You must be comfortable delivering programs by mobilizing a team of staff and partners, while keeping a constant eye and acting on opportunities for growth, including new funding and partnerships.
As Program Manager, your role will include:
Program Management and Planning:
Program Design and Development:
The skills and experience you bring to the role include:
As a leader, you demonstrate personal and professional competencies including:
Starting Salary Range: $60,000-70,000
Anticipated Start Date: January 2021
Park People is a great place to work:
If you would like to make a meaningful contribution to communities across Canada while working with a dynamic, results-driven and expanding group that is at the forefront of an emerging urban park renaissance, this is an excellent opportunity and challenge for a connector and city builder to get involved.
Park People is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion in our offices and in all of the work that we do. We are fully focused on equality and we believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.
Please send your resume and cover letter in one electronic file in confidence by November 27, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at email@example.com to provide your contact information.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date publiée : Nov 10 2020 Numéro : 57903