Job Posting 66669

Manager, Employment Programs
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver
closes in 126 days (Sun, 23 May)
full time  •  $52,090 to $55,262 annual salary based on experience

Internal/External Employment Opportunity
Manager of Employment Programs
Vancouver location

Why you should apply with us:
At MOSAIC, we take pride in having a supportive, diverse, and inclusive workplace where employees can trust that their ideas and contributions are valued. We were recognized in the 2019 List of Best Workplaces™ in Canada (100-999 employees) by the Great Place to Work® Institute. With over 40 years of experience, we’re one of the largest settlement organizations in Canada engaging 350 staff and more than 600 volunteers. Our employees benefit from incorporating many diverse perspectives, taking part in training and career growth opportunities. Come join a vibrant organization and make a difference in someone’s life today!

Join our team!
MOSAIC is seeking a client-centered and results-oriented individual with excellent communication skills, who is motivated to succeed in the role of Manager of Employment Programs!

Manager of Employment Programs

Employment, Language, & Social Enterprise Services

As the Manager, you’ll assist the Senior Manager and/or the Director with the management of Employment Programs from writing proposals through to the wind-down of a project. The Manager plans, coordinates, develops and delivers systems and processes which support the efficient and effective delivery of services and ensures contract outcomes are met. The Manager leads and supports program staff, liaises with funders and coordinates with other MOSAIC departments.


  • Assist the Senior Manager with the development and implementation of new and existing programs or services
  • Manage and support Employment Programs to implement deliverables stipulated in contracts; inform Senior Manager of achievement of contractual outcomes for the program or service; prepare regular reports for the Senior Manager on the achievement of quality standards
  • Liaise with funders to manage funding contracts
  • Remain current with CARF standards relevant to the programs
  • Ensure development and maintenance of systems, procedures, and standards for the programs; review documentation of services
  • Understand and participate in the evaluation of the programs; may develop and implement evaluation of program components; provide recommendations for revisions to the program model
  • With the Senior Manager hire, train, and evaluate program staff, particularly in relation to the overall quality of the program
  • Ensure subcontracted staff receive the support they need to perform effectively
  • Ensure staff understand and follow policies, procedures, and maintain the standards in service delivery
  • With the Senior Manager, prepare or supervise staff in preparation and monitoring of budgets, cash flows, variances, financial statements and reports, and expense records
  • Provide coverage and support to clients as needed


  • A post-secondary degree, certificate or diploma in a relevant field (human resources management, career development, counselling, social work, psychology, adult education), or completion of course work in related fields, or five or more years of demonstrated experience with:
  • Community development and employment programs
    • Extensive knowledge of provincial and federal funding agreements
    • All aspects of the project life cycle (i.e. from proposal to wind-down)
    • Working with immigrant populations and people from diverse backgrounds
    • Building partnerships with employers, community agencies and other stakeholders
  • Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check required


  • Proficiency in O365 and Teams, databases including government systems, and the ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Experience managing multiple large and complex employment programs simultaneously; working with a not-for-profit and/or fee-for-service organization
  • Experience in hiring, training, supervising and directing teams to achieve outcomes
  • Experience developing, tracking, monitoring project finances
  • Experience writing funding proposals
  • Leadership skills and ability to take initiative
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent problem solving, collaboration and organizational skills
  • Tactful, discreet, diplomatic, patient, flexible and possesses cultural sensitivity and excellent judgment in decision-making
  • Career Development Practitioner certified will be considered an asset

This is a Full-time position

$52,090 to $55,262 annual salary based on experience

We offer a competitive benefits package with contracts of at least one year in length, offering a minimum of 17.5 hours of work per week.


Please apply via email. In the subject line of your email, please type:
“Your Name – Manager of Employment Programs”
Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF/Word format.


Address your cover letter to:
Hiring Team – Employment Programs
5575 Boundary Road
Vancouver, BC V5R 2P9


Email both the cover letter and resume to .

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. Before applying, you must be legally be permitted to work in Canada through citizenship or permanent resident status. If you have a work permit, please ensure that it allows you to work for the duration of the position.

Ongoing until filled

November 24, 2020

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