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Position: Intermediate Consultant (2 positions available)
Organization: Eco-Ethonomics Inc.
Location: Pickering, GTA/Durham Region, Ontario

Duration: Full-time 
Starting Date: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Office Location: Pickering, ON
Travel: 20% to client meetings in the GTA

About Eco-Ethonomics:

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is a Greater Toronto Area based, private sector Corporation that leverages cross-sector expertise to provide a suite of management consulting services that foster sustainability and social responsibility. The company and its dynamic team of associates bring an entrepreneurial spirit to the areas of social enterprise development, sustainability and social responsibility, governance and policy, organizational development, and program design and evaluation. We exist to maximize value for all stakeholders and promote the success, health and prosperity of businesses, organizations and communities.

What makes us different is that we combine business acumen with expertise in community/culture building and an authentic commitment to ‘social, economic and environmental impact’. We are committed to galvanizing community action and change around what people value most.

Eco-Ethonomics core services focus on the following areas:

  1. Social enterprise development
  2. Organizational and collaborative development
  3. Evaluation and impact assessment
  4. Community-based research and policy development
  5. Corporate social responsibility review and sustainability planning

We offer hard working, driven professionals unique growth and development opportunities and can guarantee exposure to a breadth of rewarding opportunities and experiences by helping organizations and doing work that solves problems that have an immediate, direct impact on our communities, diverse organizations and environment.

General Duties:

As an Intermediate Consultant you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively and be instrumental in social innovation/enterprise projects with some of Canada’s most successful social impact initiatives and organizations, utilizing Eco-Ethonomics intellectual property and methodologies, you will make significant contributions to the emerging social economy. Your work will make a difference in our communities. As an Intermediate Consultant you will utilize your foresight, organizational and multi-tasking skills, to plan, coordinate and conduct required activities on a portfolio of projects simultaneously, ensuring high quality deliverables that delight and instill trust in our clients. This position reports directly to the Project Leader and will be accountable for ensuring project tasks are completed on-time and within budget parameters. You are a good communicator, highly proactive, thrive on results-oriented goals, remain positive and champion co-workers with support, delegation of tasks and guidance. You are a decisive, independent thinker, who needs little supervision to see the micro and macro components to keep a project progressing forward. The role requires a passionate, ambitious and driven individual that has a strong work ethic, takes pride in doing a great job, is accountable for his/her responsibilities and knows the consulting field. The position will also require that candidates are critical thinkers who have both qualitative and quantitative research skills as well as the ability to analyze data and write research reports and learning summaries.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Write evaluation reports, feasibility studies, business plans, research analysis and other research summary documents
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research, as per project parameters
  • Design data collection tools, research methodologies and work plans
  • Plan and co-facilitate meetings, workshops, webinars, and sessions with the project lead and other project team members
  • Coordinate teams of associates, support staff, researchers and interns on project and research-related activities
  • Coach and develop support staff, providing skills training, as well as developing processes and procedures for staff team
  • Provide regular progress updates through continuous communication on each project with the Project Leader and other staff
  • Liaise with clients and facilitate regular check-ins to keep them updated on project progress
  • Ensuring high quality deliverables
  • Support business development, including searching for and responding to relevant RFP’s
  • Proposal writing, editing and formatting
  • Other duties as necessary

Ideal Skills and Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience and at least 1-3 years experience in the Social Enterprise/Social Innovation Space
  • Proficiency in both qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability to consolidate and analyze data
  • Successfully conducted research and coordinated/supported the successful completion of projects
  • Experience in and intimate knowledge of the community benefit, social innovation, and social economy sectors an asset
  • Grasp complex concepts and systems
  • Leadership and facilitation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills with a proven ability to manage competing priorities, meet deadlines, be flexible and adaptable
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-up is required
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and deliver high quality deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient and above average skills at report writing
  • Highly proficient at MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook
  • Experience working on multi-stakeholder collaborative projects considered an asset

Valued Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience in social innovation, social enterprise, sustainable food systems, housing, waste management, indigenous people, senior services, settlement and youth
  • Working on structuring cross-sector partnerships
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Grant writing and a proven track-record in managing applied research projects
  • Evaluation and impact assessment
  • Experience in social enterprise feasibility and business planning
  • Experience working on multi-stakeholder collaborative projects considered an asset

Unique Requirements:

  • Some project work may be required outside of regular office hours to support critical time lines and/or critical deliverables
  • Some daytime travel may be required for client meetings


Please send resume and cover letter to the following address:
suze mask ecoethonomics.ca*

Deadline for applications: September 20, 2017, however, we will be conducting interviews for those qualified, prior to submission deadline!

We thank all applicants for showing interest in this position and our company; however, only candidates that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

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RCEN Jobs ID: 42119       Date posted to jobs.rcen.ca: Aug 3 2017