Job Posting 75963

Program Manager
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Tri-Cities, BC
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 18 Oct)
full time  •  $37.36 to $40.82

Division: Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) 

Program: Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership

Number of Positions: 1

About the Position:

The Program Manager is responsible for managing the operations of the Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (LIP). This role facilitates the community-led approach in meeting the strategic goals of the LIP and engages with a broad range of stakeholders and leaders from various sectors within the community. The Program Manager oversees all aspects of the LIP and ensures that contractual targets are met. 

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position is responsible for the hiring, training, development, and supervision of the LIP team which consists of the Program Coordinator and the Program Assistant 

Reports to: Director of Integrated Services for Newcomers 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages the operations for Tri-Cities LIP council, working group, advisory table, and executives 
  • Drives initiatives and actions necessary to meeting the contractual targets of the Tri-Cities LIP 
  • Oversees financial aspects of the partnership including purchasing, processing invoices, and reconciliation of the budget 
  • Develops strong relationships with community partners, advisory table members, and the general public 
  • Ensures Tri-Cities LIP annual communications plan is created and executed 
  • Works with the LIP team in planning, overseeing and implementing all aspects of community engagement initiatives such as events, community forums, projects, and dialogues 
  • Supports local stakeholders in learning and responding to government, foundation, and other funding opportunities
  • Addresses issues and makes referrals to agency, community, and government resources and information as appropriate 
  • Oversees and supports the implementation of other related funded projects
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Director of Integrated Services for Newcomers

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Education in Social or Human Sciences 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a supervisory or managerial role 
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Experience in event management 
  • Experience in budgeting and accounting (at program management-level) 
  • Knowledge of newcomer and settlement resources
  • Knowledge of the social services industry 
  • Knowledge of the local area

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Additional languages are considered an asset 
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills 
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications
  • Excellent attention to detailed and confidential information 
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team 
  • Ability to adapt to changing work demands

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required 
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Able to travel for work in the local geographic region as required

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