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Project Coordinator

March 16th 2022

In this role, you will report to the Director of Manufacturing Initiatives, and work with the project team, to develop, implement, and coordinate regional and/or national projects and programs for federal and provincial government clients, including:

  • Student wage subsidy and work placement programs for post-secondary and high school students
  • Recruitment, onboarding and retention programs supporting the manufacturing sector
  • Manufacturing Essentials Certification training programs
  • Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) collection, analysis and dissemination

The ideal candidate has demonstrated success in project coordination and exceptional communications and organizational skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. The position will be based in Owen Sound /Grey Bruce surrounding area or Ottawa.

What you will do:

  • Track progress against program/project plans and specific targets.
  • Participate in project evaluation and stakeholder follow-up.
  • Facilitate close cooperation with project partners to ensure a consistently high level of service delivery.
  • Liaise with service providers and external stakeholders.
  • Work proactively with internal staff to collaborate on activities, share information and provide updates to senior management.
  • Explore new support program opportunities through external partnerships.
  • Attend events and/or focus groups to present information, network, collect information.
  • Provide administrative support and documentation.

What we are looking for:

  • The ideal candidate has completed post-secondary education in Human Resources
  • Management, Business or other related field; OR, has the commensurate experience and/or equivalent knowledge and abilities.
  • Two to five years’ experience in coordinating activities, with demonstrated success in setting and achieving program targets and managing tight timelines.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Must be detail-oriented, with exceptional communication skills (written and oral).
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 tools.
  • Knowledge and experience in the manufacturing sector is considered an asset.
  • Able to obtain a clear criminal record check.
  • Legally able to work in Canada
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Contact Information

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to submit a cover letter and resume outlining your experience and skills, and why you believe you are the best person for this role.

Raf Khan
Director, Manufacturing Initiatives
rkhan@emccanada.org
EMC
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