SeaChoice seeks an experienced project manager to lead and co-ordinate the partnership and program success. As the ideal candidate, you will have prior experience working in the environmental field, preferably with an understanding of seafood and marine conservation. You have demonstrated abilities to manage, prioritize and effectively support work across our varied projects and to coordinate remote teams. This role reports to the SeaChoice Steering Committee and works closely with all SeaChoice member organizations and associated staff, partners and contractors to achieve our goals.
Support the development and implementation of program objectives
Coordinate activities agreed on by the partner organizations and Steering Committee
Organize SeaChoice regular meetings and ensure systems are in place to track deliverables
Track and manage the budget and regularly review the financial status of the program
Support development of funding applications and reports to funders in coordination with the program team and Steering Committee
Ensure effective communication and sharing of information across the team and between partner organizations
Maintain the SeaChoice website with revolving features, media releases, staff changes, news pieces, and support external SeaChoice communications
Skills and Experience
3 years experience in project or campaign management
Understanding of Canadian seafood markets, fisheries and aquaculture, and/or marine conservation is an asset
Demonstrated capability to develop systems and track multiple tasks, projects and related deliverables
Financial tracking and budgeting
Excellent communications skills and attention to detail and exceptional interpersonal skills
Experience managing communications platforms and copy editing communications products
Competent with the Microsoft Excel and Word, and other software programs including Zoom, Teams and WordPress.
Terms of Contract
This is a full time contract position with flexible hours starting April 2022 or as soon as possible for a one-year contract, with renewal based on funding. Remuneration is competitive for the non-profit sector and negotiable based on experience.
The SeaChoice program is currently administered out of the David Suzuki Foundation office in Vancouver, B.C, however, candidates in other parts of Canada will be considered.
SeaChoice has contractors and organizational partner staff across Canada and internationally. The consultant will be required to be available for virtual meetings at flexible times depending on their location. Local and international travel may be required (once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted).
SeaChoice is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
Please apply in writing with a resume and cover letter by March 30th, 2022 at firstname.lastname@example.org . Cover letter and resume should be submitted in one document, as a .pdf with the file name structure LastName_FirstName_National_Manager.pdf.