Intermediate Project Manager

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ECO Canada is the steward for the Canadian environmental workforce across all industries. From job creation and wage funding, to training and labour market research – we champion the end-to-end career of an environmental professional. Our efforts promote and drive responsible and sustainable economic growth to ensure that environmental care and best practices are a priority.

Our research provides valuable insights on green career opportunities and trends, from top jobs to skills needs and gaps in high-growth sectors. Employers, governments, educators, jobseekers and students use our findings to make decisions and formulate strategy.

Job Overview

Are you looking for a role where you will truly make a difference and contribute to a growing industry in Canada? ECO Canada is looking for performance-driven individual to join the team for a limited term opportunity as an Intermediate Project Manager. This role is a full-time position until March 31, 2022.

Reporting to the Director of Research, the successful candidate will manage select short-term labour market research, competency profiling and market research projects. Projects underway include, but are not limited to:

  • Job posting analysis and data mapping (national, regional and program evaluation outputs)
  • ECO Canada’s 2022 environmental workforce compensation survey
  • Emerging green jobs and skills in Atlantic Canada
  • Competency profiling for the environmental sector and sustainable blue economy
  • Update of learning outcomes for environmental post-secondary program accreditation


Responsibilities

This position will work collaboratively with the project team, which may include Research and Data Analysts, Competency Analysts, Research Interns, research consultants, Marketing and Communications staff, Professional Services staff, and others to ensure project deliverables are completed on time and within budget. The daily duties for the Intermediate Project Manager may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and maintain project plans and other relevant project documentation
  • Monitor, track and report on project progress; keep internal stakeholders apprised of the current status of the project on a regular basis
  • Track and report the involvement of project participants monthly using a templated spreadsheet
  • Assist with resource allocation and tracking, meeting logistics and documentation, data entry, contract preparation and management, process documentation and improvements, project initiation, and stakeholder outreach
  • Assist with proposal development
  • Assist with other project tasks as required


Qualifications

  • Three or more years of experience as a project manager in quantitative and qualitative research; priority will be given to candidates with a PMI designation
  • Strong performance record for project deliverables, best practices and adherence to deadlines
  • Excellent time and organizational skills; acting with reliability and attention to detail
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft products, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams is required
  • Knowledge or experience in labour market research and competency profiles is essential familiarity with the environmental sector and its workforce is a bonus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; Bilingualism in official languages is preferred
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Team player who builds relationships and leads by example
  • Able to function efficiently in an environment with competing priorities and diverse deliverables


This role is a full-time temporary contract position until March 31, 2022. If you feel you are the perfect fit for this position and are looking to join a company culture that is fun, flexible and defined by our collective drive for success, please apply now through our website.

Please upload your resume and cover letter as one PDF file. Applicants who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. 

Posting will close once a suitable candidate has been found.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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