Reporting to the Executive Director, the Special Project Manager will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of the Mohawk Institute Residential School Phase Three Renovation Project. The candidate must possess exceptional communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills. The chosen candidate will serve as the first point of contact for all contractors and stakeholders connected with the project.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead project planning sessions
Coordinate staff and internal resources
Manage project progress and adapt work as required
Ensure project meet deadlines
Manage relationships with Council and stakeholders
Design and sign off on contracts
Oversee all incoming and outgoing project documentation
Participate in the tender process i.e. design, submission and review
Design risk mitigation plan
Conduct project review and create detailed reports for executive staff
Optimize and improve processes and the overall approach where necessary
Manage large and diverse teams
Coordinate with Marketing & Programming Supervisor to provide project updates to media
Manage budget and track related expenses
Complete project grant interim and final reports
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES
A strong work ethic with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
The ability to perform well under pressure and to assess and prioritize workload.
Proactive with the ability to problem solve and anticipate needs.
Demonstrated professionalism and an understanding of the importance of confidentiality.
Ability to embrace and champion change.
Reliable and able to work independently.
Ability to handle the public with tact, discretion, and a pleasing personality.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Solid experience in planning, cost estimating, scheduling, cost controls, administration and contract management.
A Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree in Project Management, Marketing or a Finance related business field and seven (7) years of work-related experience in Senior Management;
Thorough knowledge and understanding of budgeting principles and processes.
Management skills relating to working with contractors and sub-contractors
Exceptional organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task with multiple tasks and deadlines.
Solid computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, iCloud, and Accounting software.
Effective planning for prioritizing work activities and anticipating shifts in priorities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across all levels within and outside the organization.
Willingness to learn, accept change and adapt to new ideas, business concepts, and cultures.
Must pass a police record check.
Flexible (extra hours may be required on occasion).
IMPACT OF ERROR
Error in judgement may lead to loss of credibility, poor public relations, public confidence and misinformation resulting in embarrassment and potential liability to the Woodland Cultural Centre.
Woodland Cultural Centre serves to preserve and promote Indigenous history, art, language and culture.
Community Members, Contractors, Government Agencies, Council Members and Stakeholders, WCC Staff, Tourism Partners, Business Partners, and Vendors.
This position requires normal physical effort.
This position requires normal visual/sensory effort.
This position typically operates in a generally agreeable work environment.
Mental Stress: There is regular deadline pressure from various sources.
Mental Stress: This position involves dealing with sensitive and emotionally difficult subject matters.
Budgets/ Financial reporting
All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.
Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.
Closing Date: September 3, 2021, at 4:00 pm
If interested, please send a cover letter and resumé with references to:
Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3S 2X2
Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview
Police Record Check and copies of education will be required at the time of Offer of Employment
In celebration of Woodland Cultural Centre’s 50th Anniversary, our Collections Management team is highlighting weekly objects from our collection that you wouldn’t typically see and presenting them from a Collections Management point of view. Check out this week’s object!Accession Year: 1979Accession Number: 979.2.14Object Name: Corn ShuckerNomenclature: Agricultural Tools and Equipment; Harvesting Equipment; Corn Husker; Hand Corn HuskerDescription: wood, leather; tool consisting of a stake equipped with a leather thumb strap. Used to remove grains of corn from the cob.Condition: GoodProvenance: Donated in Memory of Alex Bain; a collection of local Indigenous items found, purchased, and gifted by DonorMarks: NoneDimensions: 11.6 cm long x 5.4 cm in circumferenceFor more information about the Collections team, visit our website: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/collections/#OnHeritage #OntarioHistory #Indigenous #IndigenousVoices #IndigenousArt #IndigenousEvents #FirstNations #FN #IndigenousKnowledge #IndigenousCulture #BrantOnt #Brantford #BrantEvents #Giving ... See MoreSee Less