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Employment Opportunity – Project Coordinator

Project Coordinators play a vital role within our not-for-profit organization. We are growing and are looking for someone to join our organization to contribute to the betterment of Inuit women across Canada.

Responsibilities

  • Be a project lead and assist with the coordination and implementation of project activities including: contracts; document translations; resource material production and receipt of project deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain advisory committees including planning and coordinating teleconferences and meetings.
  • Plan and/or facilitate workshops, teleconferences, or meetings.
  • Implement projects in accordance with the community and funding conditions in contribution agreements with funders.
  • Maintain an overview of community-based, regional and national developments that involve Inuit women’s priorities.
  • Provide regular project updates and briefings to the Department Manager.
  • Occasional editing/proofreading/reviewing of material for other staff and related projects.
  • Assist Department Manager and Director of Programs in liaising with national and regional Inuit organizations and other relevant agencies.
  • Provide internal and external consultation, as required.
  • Build and sustain partnerships and relationships with other Inuit organizations, communities and service organizations.
  • Other duties as directed by the Department Manager or Director of Programs.

Competencies

  • Attention to detail: Attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks; proves ability to manage a large volume of duties and tasks.
  • Communication: Expresses and transmits information with accuracy, consistency and clarity verbally and in writing.
  • Organization: Creates or maintains processes to ensure all relevant information or tools are easily accessible and operate in accordance to established business protocols and procedures.
  • Ownership: Takes pride in work and understands their role within the larger picture of the organization; takes initiative to ensure deadlines are met and work is completed properly.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrates professional standards of conduct when leading interactions between individuals in a business environment.
  • Resourceful: Makes decisions and finds solutions to difficult situations or workplace requirements by using the available tools and information.
  • Time management: Balances a combination and multiplicity of tasks; prioritizes duties as needed.
  • Participation: Collaborates with colleagues; demonstrates a willingness to learn project content; engages in growth and development activities.

Position Requirements

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience is required.
  • A university or college degree in sociology, women’s studies, political science, criminology or other relevant subject is an asset.
  • Specific knowledge of health, violence and abuse prevention, and socio-economic issues are highly desirable.
  • Experience in an administrative environment with a basic understand of meeting coordination, travel logistics, and communication with stakeholders and consultants
  • Fluency in Inuktitut is desirable.
  • Excellent skills in: writing and communications; project and budget development; project co-ordination, implementation and reporting.
  • Knowledge of Inuit Nunangat and experience working with Inuit is essential.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Work Conditions

  • Full-time (35 hours per week).
  • Reports to the Department Manager and the Director of Programs.
  • Work conducted in a busy office environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Extended periods of sitting.
  • Potentially working with sensitive subjects.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Testing may be required during an interview.

To apply, send a résumé and cover letter immediately to

Conor Rolland, crolland@businesssherpagroup.com.