Project Coordinator, Technology & Innovation (Mat Leave Contract)



Do you want to be part of one of the best-respected non-profit agencies in Vancouver, working to change the lives of young people? Are you extraordinarily detail oriented, precise, and organized? We want to hear from you!

 

Covenant House Vancouver is seeking a project coordinating superstar.   This position will support the building and service expansion at Covenant House Vancouver by providing assistance to our Manager of Technology and Innovation.  With excellent organization skills and superior attention to detail, the Project Coordinator will generate work that is consistent with agency processes, values, and timelines, ensuring that team and agency goals are met.

 

Please note: This is a 18 Month Mat Leave Contract

 

The Project Coordinator will assist the Manager of Technology & Innovation with the management of a variety of projects including construction projects, renovations, information technology, and other projects as they arise. This person will provide assistance and support, including but not limited to the following tasks:

 

  • Oversee the expansion project involving the construction of a new facility in downtown Vancouver and the renovation of an existing property.
  • Work closely with a team of consultants and internal stakeholders to ensure that the facilities are developed according to the project goals and visions.
  • Assist the Technology & Innovation Manager with various projects and improvements in order to facilitate operations.
  • Coordinate meetings in relation to the expansion project, generate and distribute meeting agendas, pre-meeting preparation, attend meetings and generate meeting minutes, and follow up on action items as required.
  • Create clearly written, professional, and functional documents free of errors.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure commitments, deadlines, and communications are kept on track.
  • Organize and file team documents within our document management system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Effective communication, professionalism, and a polished presence coupled with strong “soft skills” such as diplomacy and other people skills are key competencies required for this position, as interaction and working with all types and level of people is essential.
  • Experience in a project management environment or department a strong asset.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills using SharePoint, Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Highly proactive, organized, able to multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Detail oriented and takes pride in the standards set by Covenant House.
  • Reliable team player who takes initiative to ensure that goals are met.
  • Positive attitude and professional demeanor.
  • College Certificate/Diploma in Project Management or related area is an asset.

 

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect, and responsibility
  • Is self-motivated and adaptable, with a positive attitude
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Is prepared to learn and grow with us
  • Is a dedicated team player who is willing to take initiative and go above and beyond
  • Is highly organized, able to work in a multitasking environment, and able to meet required commitments and deadlines
  • Is able to synthesize information, provide opinions and recommend solutions

 

 

We Love what we do and try to make a difference everyday. Covenant House Vancouver offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package and excellent opportunity for training and career advancement. If you are looking to join a place where we have a purpose and aim to achieve positive outcomes, please join us by applying.

 

Covenant House Vancouver celebrates equality and diversity in the workplace. Our commitment is to ensure equity in employment, and we affirm and welcome applicants from all backgrounds of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation and age, except as prescribed by law.

 

 

Position Start Date

As soon as possible

 

Application Due Date

Posting will remain open until filled