Start date: April 2020
Salary: $40,000 – 45,000 annually
Reports to: Executive Director
reThink Green’s mission is to bring together ideas, partners and resources to build a sustainable community in Northeastern Ontario and beyond. By engaging the grassroots, non-profits, businesses and government, reThink Green creates community networks which promote creative collaboration and dialogue about local and global environmental issues and empower communities and organizations to meet their environmental and sustainability goals.
Green Economy North support and celebrate businesses and organizations as they set and achieve sustainability goals. The need for climate action is clearer than ever – and businesses can, should, and need to be part of that action if we are to get to the sustainable future we all want to see. Together we are demonstrating that a more sustainable economy is possible.
The Program Manager is accountable for the overall success of Green Economy North. This individual will effectively manage all aspects of the program, building strong relationships with new and existing members and partners. He or she will work with Executive Director and senior staff team to develop action plans and achieve the long-term strategic objectives of the program. The Program Manager is a passionate entrepreneur, a collaborative leader, and deeply committed to shaping a community-led sustainability Northeastern Ontario.
Member Engagement and Support (40%)
Business development (40%)
Program Innovation (10%)
Management & Administration (10%)
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
University degree / diploma in sustainability, business or related field or equivalent experience (minimum 2 years) in a professional environment.
Project management, leadership and supervisory experience in a professional setting, particularly in the not-for-profit sector.
Solid understanding of the business community. Experience in and knowledge of Northern Ontario strongly preferred.
Knowledge of climate science, greenhouse gas accounting, the low-carbon economy and local environmental issues strongly preferred. Energy Manager Certification is a strong asset
KEY SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS
Project Management Skills: Conscientious and detail-oriented; ability to plan, strategize, set goals, develop work plans, work efficiently and track progress; strong leadership and ability to work independently; ability to multi-task and assist with multiple projects and initiatives; initiative to explore new ideas and create new opportunities; ability to make decisions and resolve problems.
Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills (oral and written), excellent presentation skills, experience writing funding application and French language skills are assets.
Interpersonal Skills: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally. Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of clients to meet or exceed their expectations. Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions.
Adaptability: Demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, versatile and adapt to a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. Ability to learn new technologies and master new skills.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Interviews will begin March 2nd, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. While we thank all applicants, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 7 2020 ID: 55969