Position: Senior Project Manager, Coast Solutions Task Group
Organization: Coast Funds
Location: Vancouver BC / possibility of remote anywhere in BC
Coast Funds is dedicated to empowering First Nations in the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii to achieve healthy and vibrant economies and communities in tandem with the conservation of their homelands for the benefit of future generations.
Coast Funds is a member of the Coast Solutions Task Group (CSTG) that has been tasked by regional First Nations and their representative bodies with developing a marine finance strategy to identify sustainable finance for Indigenous marine conservation and stewardship in the Pacific Northwest. This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to support a unique and significant regional Indigenous-led conservation initiative to ensure future generations inherit the beauty and productivity of the Pacific Ocean.
In support of the CSTG, Coast Funds also serves on the Marine Finance Working Group (MFWG), which provides technical support for the development and implementation of CSTG’s comprehensive and integrated marine finance strategy. The MFWG utilizes the expertise of its members, First Nation’s community members, marine conservation organizations, and external contractors to determine the feasibility of a next Project Finance for Permanence (PFP) initiative. The MFWG informs strategy and implementation, generating briefings and other content for First Nations decisionmakers, their communities, government agencies and public and private funders to secure sustainable marine finance.
Based in BC, you will be accountable to the Coast Solutions Coast Solutions Task Group, the Marine Finance Working Group, and several other regional marine technical working taskforces, with line management and support from Coast Funds’ Manager of Stewardship Funding.
As the key resource person to the CSTG, you will:
As the Senior Project Manager, you'll lead the development of a model PFP on a global stage.
As the ideal candidate, you have:
Coast Funds’ competitive benefits package includes a flexible health and dental plan, RRSP contribution, committed colleagues, a culture of innovation, and the sense of accomplishment that comes contributing to a small team that’s working hard to make a difference in BC’s coastal communities.
Interested candidates with the experience, drive and leadership that Coast Funds is looking are encouraged to apply through WMC by submitting your resume and cover letter in strict confidence to: careers.wmc.ca/#/posting/PR-4105
Equity and diversity are essential to Coast Funds and WMC. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Indigenous People, Canadians, and permanent residents will be given priority.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 10 2022 ID: 64366